Friday, January 23rd, 2009
Mabel I. Wooddell, 93, 401 Canterbury Lane, Portland, Ind., died at 11:10 a.m. Jan. 22, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was born Feb. 24, 1915, in Portland, to Clarence and Effie Fields Glassford. In 1935, she married Ralph Byrum, who died in 1951. In 1953, she married Milton Wooddell, who died in 1978.
Surviving are a daughter, Janice (Art) Huelskamp, Fort Recovery; a son, Michael (Barb) Byrum, Santa Ana, Calif.; a stepson, John (Ruth) Wooddell, Southern Pines, N.C.; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 11 stepgrandchildren and a number of stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Kenneth Byrum; a stepson, Newell Wooddell; two stepdaughters, Mac Barhorst and Bertie Groff; three brothers, Kenneth and Roy Glassford and Ervil Yeager; four sisters, Blanche Wallace, Ferne Lanze, Ruth Harshman, Edith Ferrel and Rubynelle Miller; a grandchild, a great-grandchild, and three stepgrandchildren.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, the Rev. Charles Mullen officiating. Burial is at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua.
Calling is 3-8 p.m Monday and 9:30 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.