Mount Vernon News
  • Harley J. Mizer

  • January 10, 2011

MOUNT VERNON — Harley J. Mizer, 92, of Mount Vernon passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at the Autumn Health Care in Mount Vernon.

He was born Oct. 3, 1918, in Danville, a son of the late William and Beulah (Rahn) Mizer. Harley was a retired farmer and a member of the Liberty Chapel United Methodist Church near Mount Vernon. He enjoyed sports, traveling, gardening, playing cards, and spending time with family and friends.

Harley is survived by his loving wife, Mabel (Banbury) Mizer, whom he married Aug. 22, 1939; son, Dan (Linda) Mizer of Groton, N.Y.; daughters, Barbara (Neel) Awwiller of Fredericktown and Connie (Dick) Armstrong of Ashland; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Erma Sweet of Mount Vernon; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Harley was preceded in death by his brothers, Clarence, an infant brother, Claude, Irvin, Lloyd, Ralph, and Bob Mizer; and a sister, Eva Body.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Jan. 11, from 1 p.m. until the time of Harley’s funeral service at 2 p.m. at the Liberty Chapel United Methodist Church, 11360 Liberty Chapel Road, Mount Vernon, with Rev. Thom Fowler officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

The Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Vernon are honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Harley J. Mizer.

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