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Zella Creviston

December 14, 1918 — August 22, 2013

Zella H. Creviston Zella H. Creviston, age 94, of West Mansfield died Thursday, August 22, 2013, at Logan Acres Nursing Center following a serious two week illness. She owned and operated Creviston Implement with her husband for 25 years and after his death continued on for 24 years as the bookkeeper for the new owner, Reid Prinkey. She was a longtime member of the West Mansfield United Methodist Church and was a 1936 graduate of Woodstock High School where she played basketball and served as co-captain of her team. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Harriet Chapter, and was a former member of the Kings Daughters. She enjoyed bowling, knitting, reading and traveling and especially treasured time with her family and friends. She was born December 14, 1918, in Mechanicsburg, the youngest of 8 children to the late Charles Edwin and Emma Zella Legge Wingfield. She married Ralph Ray Creviston on September 18, 1937, and he preceded her in death on March 11, 1972. She was also preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Kayli Holycross, and her 7 brothers and sisters. Survivors include her 4 daughters, Ann (Merle) Schrader, West Mansfield; Janet (Damond) Dawson, The Villages, FL; Karen Van Hoose, Urbana; and Sharon (Harold) Mobley, Bellefontaine; 9 grandchildren, Susan (Dennis) Harshbarger, Shari (Jim) Rice, Harold David Mobley, Jr., Lori York, Scott Dawson, Andrew (Debby) Van Hoose, Shawn (Leslie) Dawson, Grace (Dan) Queen, and Kevin (Amy) Van Hoose; 22 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; many nieces and nephews; and her church family. Friends may call from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, August 25, 2013, at Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home where an Order of the Eastern Star Memorial Service will take place at the conclusion of calling hours. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 26, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the West Mansfield United Methodist Church. Reverend Doug Thompson will officiate and burial will take place at Hathaway Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the West Mansfield United Methodist Church or a charity of the donor's choice. Condolences may be expressed at www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com.
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