May 2, 1915 - December 28, 2015
H. Garnet (Maxwell) Freysinger, 100, of Urbana, passed away on December 28, 2015 in Hearth and Home of Urbana.
She was born on May 2, 1915 in Perry County, Ohio. Shortly after birth, her mother, passed. Garnet was brought to Urbana and raised by her loving aunt and uncle, Wilford A. and Elizabeth (Daughtery) Hayden and their children, Everett, Glen, Leon and JL”Ted” Hayden.
She is survived by her caretakers and extended family Patti (Roger) Ropp and David (Karen) Hayden and many nieces and nephews, including Sally Evans.
She was a 1934 graduate of Urbana Local Schools.
Garnet married the late Henry L. Freysinger on June 23, 1953. She was employed by International Harvester and Grimes Manufacturing. She enjoyed gardening, bicycling, and astrology.
Garnet is preceded in death by her parents, Sullivan and Hulda (Hayden) Maxwell, her husband; her brothers, Emmett, Frank, Gerald, Daine and Albert Maxwell; sisters, Wilda Strausbaugh, Ruth Manchester and Viva Andrus.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 on Thursday, December 31, 2015 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON funeral home, Mechanicsburg, Ohio with Pastor Mimi Ault officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Mutual, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the ALS Association, PO Box 6051 Albert Lea, MN 56007 or to the donor’s favorite charity.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com