CHESTER — Opal Ruth Hollon, 91, of Chester, passed away on March 28, 2016.
She was born March 4, 1925, in Pomeroy, daughter of the late Guy Singer and Iva Deem Singer.
Opal was a Chester High School graduate. She was a member of the Chester Nazarene Church for more than 50 years. She was also a 50-year member of the Chester Council 323 of Daughters of America, where she served as Councilor of Councilors. She served as treasurer of the Chester Lodge for over 30 years and she was a longtime member of the Chester Fire Department Auxillary.
She is survived by her children, James William (Rhonda) Hollon, of Belpre, Janice (Bob) Parker, of Marietta, Gerald (Sheila) Hollon, of Carroll, and Rickie Lee (Mickie) Hollon, of Chester; grandchildren Sherry Barse, Teresa Burdette, Shanon Walker, Robert Parker, Kelli Semon, Tammy Huston, Scott Hollon, Eric Hollon, Rickie Hollon, Chastie Strickler and Kyla Lee; many great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Wirt Hollon; sisters Goldie Krackonbarger, Mary Holter, Susie Birch, Eva Hollon, Mildred Arnold and Margaret Bissell; and a brother, Arthur Singer.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 1, 2016, with Pastor Curtis Randolph officiating at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Burial will follow at Gilmore Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home with a Daughters of America service at 7:45 p.m.
A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.