NORTH JACKSON – Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept 3, 2010 at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown, Ohio Chapel for Grace E. McDougal, 95, who died Tuesday, Aug 31st. 2010.
Grace was born Dec. 7, 1914, in North Jackson, Ohio the daughter of Wade and Maude (Burkey) Urich and was a lifelong area resident.
Grace married Thomas H. McDougal, May 29, 1931, they were married 67 years, until his death, in 1998. After they were married she moved less than a quarter mile down the road and has lived on Bailey Road all 95 years.
During her younger days, she had a butter and egg route in Warren and North Jackson, Ohio.
She also worked at the Lordstown Depot during World War II nailing boxes together to ship ammunition to the troops overseas. After the War she had various jobs, running a press making pullies for appliances, worked as a cook at Paul’s Truck Stop and retired from North Jackson Islay’s where she had been a cook for over 18 years.
She was a very good cook and made the best potato salad around. Her family always said, “no one can beat Grandma Grace’s potato salad.”
Grace is survived by her children, Clara Mae (Bill) Sivert of Silver Springs, Fla., Thomas (Ruth) McDougal of Cropwell, Alabama and Wayne (Lucille) McDougal of North Jackson. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas and sisters Lois McDougal, Thelma Carlson and Florence McDougal.
Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The family requests that memorial contributions take the form of donations to the Shriner’s Hospital.
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