Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
June 12, 2013 11:29 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Lida Imo Senseman, 91, of Mount Vernon, died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at her residence with Judy and Everett Stopher by her side. “Let Her Party Begin.”

Lida was born Nov. 14, 1921, in Licking County to Edward and Florence (Clayton) Chase, and had spent her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, where she was a member of the Missionary Circle. She was also a member of the Eagles Auxiliary and the VFW Auxiliary.

Surviving are her daughters and the sons she gained through marriage, Ethel Cleary of Oklahoma City, Judy and Everett Stopher of Mount Vernon, and Jon Cleary of Mount Vernon; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; her sister, Jocie Chase of Arizona; sisters-in-law, Mary McPherson and Margaret Schorr. Lida was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Senseman; daughter, Florence Cleary, two infant daughters; son by marriage, William Cleary Sr., four great-grandchildren; five brothers; and five sisters.

There will be a party for Lida on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon. Everyone is encouraged to wear bright colors. A service celebrating the life of Lida Senseman will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Bob Hendrix officiating.

Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 303 S. Edgewood Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

The family would like to thank the Country Club Care Center community, for their love and support of Lida.

To send a private online condolence to the family, visit

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored, to have been chosen, to serve the family of Lida Imo Senseman.

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