Wilma Jean Lemons, age 87, passed away peacefully at Fulton Manor in Wauseon on Aug. 24, 2017 after a brief illness with cancer and while in the care of Hospice.
Wilma was born Feb. 14, 1930, in Ashland, to the late Raymond and Frances Hinkle (Frances Hinkle Miller and stepfather Russel Miller).
She is survived by loving husband of 70 years, Carlton (Lem) Lemons; son, Timothy (Cindy) Lemons; daughter-inlaw, Monika Liepmann (Tod) Lemons; granddaughter, Sheri (Troy) Rychener; and great- grandchildren, Taylor, Caleb and Sam Rychener; sister-in-law, Charlene (Bill) Young; and many devoted friends.
She was preceded in death by daughter Angie, son Tod, and grandson Paul, and looked forward to being able to celebrate her reunion with them in Heaven.
Wilma was a member of Pettisville Missionary Church and was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ, always remaining steadfast in her Christian belief.
She had a heart for helping people, and while she was physically able, especially enjoyed working with the special needs individuals in the Sunshine Class at her church.
She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.
Private burial will be held for the family. A memorial service will follow; arrangements are pending.
Memorial contributions can be made to Pettisville Missionary Church, Great Lakes Hospice or to donor’s choice. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com.
Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon has been entrusted with arrangements.