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Ida Grow

December 16, 1926 - July 12, 2014

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014 10:00 AM Vernon Funeral Home

Visitation

Tuesday, July 15 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Vernon Funral Home

Ida Rose Grow, 87 of Urbana, passed away, Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana.


She was born December 16, 1926 in Kingscreek, Ohio. Ida Rose was a 1944 graduate of Salem High School, Kingscreek, Ohio. She was the owner and operator of the Urbana Montgomery Ward Agency for many years. She was the first women in the nation to be elected to the Sales Agency Advisory Council for the Corporate office of Montgomery Ward. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Urbana. Ida Rose attended the Northside Church of God in Urbana and most recently, attended the Westville United Methodist Church.


Ida Rose was an avid singer and recording artist. She recorded with Rudy Pearson and enjoyed singing on the radio with her sister, Bernita and in area churches.


She is survived by her children, Dixie (Gary) Guy of St. Petersburg, FL, Douglas (Andrea) Grow of Cable, OH and Dennis (Doreen) Grow of Tampa, FL, step children, Sandy (Bob) Gregg, Linda (Tom) Scott, Dan (Gloria) Grow and Dean (Barb) Grow, her grandchildren, Jay Rogers, Noelle Stillman, April Sweeney, Joshua Grow, Alexzandra Smith, Samara Risner, Teras Grow, Aaryanna Grow, Laura Grow and Lynsey Knisely, 17 great grandchildren; sister-in-laws, Joan Russell and Lila Russell; several nieces and nephews, with special recognition Leila (Archie) Glidden, Sharon McCall, Bonnie Warman and Don (Shari) McGowen.


She is preceded in death by her parents, Watson and Ruth (Detwiler) Russell, her husbands, Clarence R. Grow and Clif Keys, a step daughter, Beverly Johnston, her sister, Bernita McGowen, her brothers, Donald, Harold, Howard and Homer Russell and a nephew-in-law, Earl McCall.


A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.


Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in the funeral home with the Pastor David Ridenour officiating. Burial will follow in Kingscreek Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Condolences

Emily Tack - Jul 15, 2014

Dear Dixie, Noelle, and all. We were saddened to hear that you mother and grandma had passed away. Hope that she went peacefully. This has to be a hard time for you all. Our prayers are with you.
Love, Emily

Ron and Linda Mabry - Jul 14, 2014

God bless you all as you celebrate Ida Rose’s life and mourn the separation her death brings to you.

Ron and Linda Mabry - Jul 14, 2014

God bless you all as you celebrate Ida Rose’s life and mourn the separation her death brings to you.

Ron and Linda Mabry - Jul 14, 2014

God bless you all as you celebrate Ida Rose’s life and mourn the separation her death brings to you.

Ron and Linda Mabry - Jul 14, 2014

God bless you all as you celebrate Ida Rose’s life and mourn the separation her death brings to you.

Ron and Linda Mabry - Jul 14, 2014

God bless you all as you celebrate Ida Rose’s life and mourn the separation her death brings to you.

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