Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 24, 2012 8:34 am EDT


LEXINGTON — Theola Hershner, 93, died March 21, 2012, in her Lexington home.

She was born Christmas Day 1918 in Trumbull County to Chase and Louella (Austin) Armstrong. Theola worked for many years in the cafeteria at Lexington Local Schools. She was a member of Lexington Church of Christ.

Survived by children, Shirley (Walter “Mick”) Cashell, Ralph E. “Gene” (Susan) Hershner, Phyllis Schumacher, Gerrianne (Larry) Krempel; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by husband of 75 years, Ralph A. Hershner; a grandson, Thomas P. Ute Jr.; siblings, Opal Armstrong, Anna Marie Kilgore, Hilda Armstrong, Johnny Armstrong; half brother, James Arnold.

Visitation will be Sunday, 2-6 p.m., Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. Pastors Tj Waters and Scott Williams will officiate. Burial in Lexington Cemetery.

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