Friday, March 9th, 2007
Montezuma native Ferneva Hope Gehron, 93, 12101 Lima Road, Fort Wayne, Ind., died at 1:55 a.m. March 8, 2007, at Byron Health Center, Fort Wayne.
She was born Sept. 20, 1913, in Montezuma, to Charles E. and Suzanne Deyo Gehron.
Surviving are two brothers, Vernie C., Fort Wayne, and Clyde L. (Bobbye), DeRiddler, La.; and a sister, Clara Louis (Charles Willis), Garfield, Ark.
Deceased is a sister-in-law, Helon.
She retired as a teacher and taught at Celina City Schools for 26 years, Montezuma School for 10 years and 10 years in the summer lab at John Brown University, Siloam Springs, Ark. She also worked for World Book Encyclopedia. She was a member of Montezuma Church of Christ, National and Ohio Education Association, Ohio Retired Teachers Association, a charter member of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority and a former member of the Sunshine Singers.
Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Kevin Neumann officiating.
Calling is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.