MOUNT VERNON — Lillian May Feltman was born March 20, 1924, in Martinsburg, W.Va., and went to sleep Oct. 14, 2011, in Mount Vernon, Ohio.
Lillian grew up in Takoma Park, Md., with her five siblings. Growing up, she enjoyed her family. She spent several summers living with her grandmother, and provided care and supervision for her younger siblings. After graduating from Montgomery Blair High School, she attended Washington Missionary College for one year, especially appreciating her Bible and English classes. She enjoyed playing the piano in her younger years and was a member of the Sligo Church choir in Takoma Park. Playing the piano and singing were integrated into the family worships that she would later have with her sons.
Lillian worked at the Review and Herald Publishing Co. in Takoma Park, Md.; at Lazarus Department Store in Columbus, Ohio, while her husband attended dental school; as a dental assistant for her husband; and later provided loving child-care for a number of children in her home. For many years Lillian served her local church as a teacher for the children’s classes and as church clerk.
Lillian was the loving mother of three blessed sons. Her love was deep and continuous. Her sons are David Feltman of Loma Linda, Calif., John (Karen) Feltman of Mount Vernon and Don (Becky) Feltman of Vienna, Va. She has three grandchildren, Kevin (Andrea) Feltman, Ryan Feltman and Justin Feltman.
Lillian is survived by two brothers and one sister, Eugene (Mary Fern) Elliott of Zellwood, Fla., David (Suzanne) Elliott of Hancock, Md., and Florence (Clarence) Pommering of Zellwood, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Lillie Elliott; a sister, Helen Ellis; and a brother, Roy Elliott Jr. Lillian was married to Elvin Feltman from 1946-1982.
While we miss her, we look forward to the day when the promise of Revelation 21:4 will occur: “And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying; and there shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.”
A private memorial service will be held at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
To send a private online condolence to the family, visit http://www.snyderfuneralhomes.com. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Lillian May Feltman.
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