Nila Juanita Hone, age 103, of West Liberty, Ohio passed away Saturday afternoon, January 23, 2021 at Green Hills Community in West Liberty.
Juanita was born in West Liberty October 13, 1917, to the late Irvie Melvin and Alma Leigh (Jacobs) Herford. She married Walter Emerson Hone October 27, 1935 in Springfield, and he preceded her in death February 3, 1984. Juanita was also preceded in death by her children, Donald E. Hone, Ronald E. Hone, N. Jean Green and Bonnie Y. Ward; her sisters, Pauline Snyder, Evelyn Dill, Phyllis Hartle and Ruth Houchin Stahler; brothers, Kenneth, Maurice, Leo, Herman and Melvin Herford; a grandson, Russell Huber and great-grandchildren Benjamin Rorrer and Sara Hone.
Juanita is survived by seven grandchildren, Beverly (Kenneth) Rorrer, Connie (David) Hill, Shelly (James) Wolf, Donald (Rhonda) Hone, Jenny (Duane) Wolf, Deena (Josh) O’Reilly and Syndi (Adam) Brunson; step-grandchildren, Dale Ward, Jon Ward, Shannon Wenger; twenty seven great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, Max Green and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graduate of Bellefontaine High School, Juanita was a homemaker and a long-time member of the Zanesfield United Methodist Church where she also belonged to the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Blue Jacket Post #599 American Legion Auxiliary, the Logan County Genealogical Society and the Zanesfield Chamber of Commerce.
Pastor Wayne Downing will officiate Juanita’s funeral service Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 11 a.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine, where visitation will be held one hour prior.
Burial will be at the Zanesfield Cemetery. Due to current pandemic orders, please be symptom free, practice social distancing and consider wearing a mask.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Hone family.
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