February 11, 2008
Friday, February 15, 2008 2:00 pm Skillman McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Friday, February 15, 2008 1-2 pm
Elizabeth N. Allison passed away of natural causes on Monday, February 11, 2008, at the age of 97. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter M. Allison. She was the loving mother of Tim Allison, (Carrol), Gene Allison (Melinda) and Sandy Crosby (Gary). She was the doting grandmother of Melissa Schmidt, the late Stephen Allison, Scott & Sara Allison and Allison & Courtney Crosby. She was also the loving great grandmother of Caroline Schmidt. She was a long time resident of Mechanicsburg, a member of the Public Library Board, substitute teacher and later worked in the Ohio State ticket offices. She was a 1932 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and an avid fan of Ohio State Football. Her life began on her father’s dairy farm leading to a lifetime interest in agriculture. However, she did dislike hogs if up-wind. Her love of her family and dedication to helping others sustained her throughout her long life. She will be missed by the many whose hearts she touched.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2008 in the Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home Mechanicsburg with the Dr. Rev. Harley Roston officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery Mechanicsburg, Ohio.
If desired, donations in her name and memory may be made to the Mechanicsburg Public Library, 60 South Main Street, Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044