Florence E. Deeter, 80, of Portland, passed away unexpectedly at at 9:45 a.m. on July 2, 2012, at her residence.
Born June 22, 1933, in West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Ocran and Gussie Umstead Dailey. She was a homemaker and an avid reader and held the Meigs County Library in high regard.
Surviving are two sons, Thomas Lloyd (Karen) Deeter, of Racine, and Robert D. (Connie) Deeter, of Springfield, Missouri; a daughter, Joyce Adams, of Portland; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Two brothers, David Dailey, of Portland, and Lonnie Dailey, of Portland, also survive.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her former husband and best friend, Argyle L.Deeter; a daughter, Judy Diane Deeter; a son, Ricky Lee Deeter; three sisters, Clorice Taylor, Betty Triplett and Lonny Cozart; and two brothers, Leonard Dailey and Blaine Dailey.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m., on July 7, 2012, at Cremeens Funeral Home, Racine with Dave Kucsma and Mike Codner officiating. Interment will follow in the Morris Chapel Cemetery, Portland. Friends may the funeral home from 1:30 p.m. until time of service.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensfuneralhomes.com.