MANSFIELD: Odessa E. (McDanel) Boals, 93, of Mansfield, Ohio died Sunday, November 14, 2010 at Mifflin Care Center.
Born September 29, 1917 in Bellville, Ohio she was the daughter of John and Clara (Wolleson) McDanel. An area homemaker, she was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. A very caring lady, Odessa loved her church.
She is survived by her son, Gilbert (Marilyn) Boals of Mansfield, Ohio; grandchildren, Diana (Scott) Wellington of Mansfield, Cheryl (Scott) Litwiler of Perrysville, Ohio, Korri (Jack) Fellure, of Mansfield; great grandchildren, Elli, Alex, and Luke Fellure, Garet and Jevin Litwiler, and Neysa Ronquillo; sister, Laura Hershner of Lexington; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Boals; brothers, Howard, Ira, Richard, and Raymond McDanel; and a sister, Mabel Viers.
Friends may call Friday, November 19, 2010 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Diamond St. Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond St., Mansfield.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home, conducted by Rev. Robert Stull.
Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church. Online guest registry at: www.wappner.com
Published in the News Journal on November 16, 2010