February 20, 2012
Thursday, February 23, 2012 7:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Thursday, February 23, 2012 2-7 pm
Olive A. Salyers, 87, of Urbana passed away on Monday, February 20, 2012 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.
She was born June 24, 1924 in Portsmouth, Ohio the daughter of Frank and Myrtle (McClurg) Benner.
Olive worked for many years as a nurse and enjoyed doing word puzzles, playing cards and gardening. She was a loving mother and grandmother and she loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by her daughters Patty (Raymond) Taylor of Bellefontaine and Sally (Jim) Huff of FL; sons Michael C. (Linda) Salyers of Woodstock, David (Margie) Salyers of Mechanicsburg; brothers Donald Benner of Florida, and Forest Benner of Portsmouth, Ohio; sisters Callie Ormeroid of Tennessee and Maudie Remy of Waverly; grandchildren, Melanie (Greg) Green, Heather Huff, Heidi (Jason) Spaulding, Jason (Jennifer) Huff, Ryan Huff, Michelle (Robert) Russell, Clint (Amy) Salyers, Adam Salyers and Josh Salyers; 12 great grandchildren; special friend, T. Whitt “Speed”.
She is preceded in death by her parents;husband, Clinton Salyers, Jr.; her brothers Frank, Oscar, Thomas, Simon, Otto and Orville; her sisters Elizabteh Kibbey, Pearl Clark and Goldie.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2012 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. with Pastor Scott Salee officiating. Following Olive’s wishes, her body will be cremated. Burial will be held at Rush Creek Cemetery in Lucasville, OH at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana, OH 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.