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Wednesday, July 5th, 2006
Orville Highley
Orville L. Highley, 99, 918 Canterbury Drive, Celina, died July 4, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born April 27, 1907, in Mercer County, to James Henry and Pearl Smith Highley. On April 27, 1929, he married Leone Hatfield, who died Oct. 17, 1994.
Survivors are two sons, James (Georgia) and Robert (Pat), all of Celina; a daughter, Betty L. (Jerry) Powell, Coldwater; a sister, Beulah Snider, The Plains; 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a sister, Ada Spohn, and a grandchild.
He was a retired farmer and member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Celina, and the Mercer County Farm Bureau.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Paul Miller officiating. Burial is at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
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