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Lillian Elizabeth Thomas Neff, 94, Valley City, Ohio, passed away at her son's home in Cave City on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.
She was the widow of Andrew C. Neff.
Lillian was born in Cleveland in 1922 and attended John Marshall High School. She was married to Andrew C. Neff in 1942 and moved to Valley City in 1948 where they built their dream home in the woods. They were very active in establishing the Valley City Frog Jump as part of the Valley City Sesquicentennial in 1962. She was a homemaker and also worked at Fisher Big Wheel in Brunswick for 15 years. She belonged to the Valley City VFW. In her retirement, she lived six months of the year with Keven and Myrna in Kentucky, and six months with Carol and Brian in Ohio.
She was the beloved mother of Keven (Myrna), of Cave City, Brian (Carol), of Cleveland, and Karen (deceased); grandmother of Daran, Daryl (Lori), Adam (Natalie), Matthew (Sarah) and Kelly (Daniel); great-grandchildren, Layne, Mitchell, Caleb, Allison and Madelyn Neff, Brooke Grunden, Jack and Lily Mayerfeld; and close friends, Frank Hasel and Marge Naftzger, of Valley City, Clyde and Anne Sauernheimer and Pat Larson, of Cleveland, and Ruth Brintnall, of Medina.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Rose Thomas; and her brother, Paul.
Local arrangements by Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel, Cave City. Burial will be at Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Valley City, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Hosparus of Barren River, 101 Riverwood Ave., Ste. B, Bowling Green, KY 42103.
Online condolences may be signed at www.BobHuntFuneralChapel.com
Published on April 21, 2017
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