Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 29, 2012 12:00 pm EDT


CENTERBURG — Elizabeth Jane “Eliz” Huffman, 93, joined many friends and family as she met her Lord and Savior on May 27, 2012, after a short stay at Centerburg Pointe Nursing Home.

Born Feb. 15, 1919, in Centerburg, she was the oldest daughter of Charles and Alvira Huffman. Eliz was a proud graduate of Centerburg High School in 1938, and served as a volunteer with the alumni board for many years; after high school she went on to the Mount Vernon Business School. She worked at the Army Depot in Columbus for several years and then for the State of Ohio Department of Taxation, retiring in 1987 after 30 years of service. She was the longest living member of the Centerburg Christian Church joining as a young girl; she served as secretary of the board for many years. Eliz was very proud to be a life member of the Ohio Eastern Star, Manilla Chapter 100, and was very involved in their activities. She also served on the Centerburg Senior Board. She appreciated all her friends at the Centerburg Place Senior Apartments, where she had lived for the last 10 years.

Preceded in death by her parents; brother, Robert “Bob” Huffman; and brother-in-law, Don Fuller.

Elizabeth will be missed by those she leaves behind, her brother, Phyllip (Jean) Huffman; sister, Phyllis Fuller; sister-in-law, Jean (Andrews) Huffman; and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 W. Church S., Centerburg. Celebration of her life will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Centerburg Christian Church, 33 W. Church St., Centerburg, Elmer Ball, officiating. Interment Eastview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Centerburg Christian Church or Central Ohio Joint Fire District.

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