Fern E. Dovenbarger, 87 of Groveport, Ohio died 7:15 a.m. Sunday, December 06, 2009 at Rockmill Rehab Center, Carroll, OH following a short illness.
She was born Sunday, October 01, 1922 in Zanesville, Muskingum county, Ohio; the daughter of Charles and Agnes Viola (Melvin) Freeman.
She was a former elementary school teacher in the Zanesville, Ohio school system and a homemaker.
She is survived by two children, Doug Dovenbarger of Cincinnati and Debbie (Murray) Dovenbarger of Redmond, WA; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Dr. Carl and Mary Katherine Spragg, Dr. Richard and Gloria Jean Clossman, Irene Dovenbarger and Ralph and D.J. Dovenbarger.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Kenneth V. Dovenbarger on April 26, 2007.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 12th from 11:30 until 1:00 p.m. at the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave., Zanesville, Ohio with Funeral Service immediately following at 1:00 p.m.
Burial will conclude in the Zanesville Memorial Park, Zanesville, OH.
Arrangements are being handled by the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. Zanesville Ohio.
To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit www.HillisHardwickFH.com