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Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
Opal Pugh
Opal L. Pugh, 79, formerly of St. Marys, died at 9:30 a.m. on Oct.19, 2013, at her residence in Hudson, Fla., surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Feb. 1, 1934, in Chillicothe, to Hommie Lee and Margaret (Burnette) Cooper. On Jan. 31, 1950, she married Junior O. Pugh in Richmond, Ind., and he died Nov. 16, 2009.
Survivors include four sons, Carl (Pam) Pugh, Celina, Joseph Pugh, Fayetteville, Ark., Robert (Polly) Pugh, Ann Arbor, Mich., and Jesse (Susan) Pugh, Hudson, Fla.; a daughter, Nancy (Herschel) Jackson, Rose Hill, Va.; a stepdaughter, Wanda (Richard) Hartline, Tremonton, Utah; a daughter-in-law, Melodia Pugh of GFM, Guam; 18 grandchildren; 34 great- grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Mona Hitchell, York, S.C.; a brother, Bob (Nancy) Cooper, Franklin, Ind.; and a half-brother, Dewey Knipp, Bethel.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, Johnny Ray Pugh; a brother, Hommie Lee Cooper Jr.; a stepmother, Marie Cooper; and stepbrothers, Ronnie and Donnie Patton.
She was a homemaker and worked as a cook at the former Mom & Pop's Restaurant in St. Marys. Her favorite pastimes included camping, dancing, listening to country gospel music, gardening, floral arranging and creating handmade greeting cards.
Graveside funeral rites are 11 a.m. Saturday at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys, the Rev. Stephen Merold officiating.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Dayton Children's Medical Center or Community Health Professionals Hospice in Celina.
Online condolences may be expressed via: www. millerfuneralhomes.net.
Arrangements are by Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
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