Elizabeth Scott (Woodard) Bay Fuller
August 16, 1918 ‒ June 17, 2017
Formerly of Galion, Ohio
LEXINGTON: Elizabeth Fuller peacefully passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017 in Lexington Court Care Center at the age of 98.
She was born August 16, 1918 to parents James Albert & Velena Okle (Ellis) Woodard in Melton, West Virginia. Elizabeth was graduated from Rio Grande High School and babysat members of the Evans family (relatives to Bob Evans).
On August 28, 1944, she married Dallas Clarence Bay who passed away the day before their 9th wedding anniversary in 1953. Ten years later she married Jeston Dale Fuller on April 14th, 1963; he passed away in 1979.
Elizabeth worked as a telephone operator for Sears and dedicated her life to raising her two daughters Grace and Eileen. She was an excellent cook and was known for her catchphrase “by cracky!” which was popular in the late 1800’s but still used daily by Elizabeth.
She was a member of Crossroads Community Church in Mansfield and a previous member of St. Mark’s United Methodist (now Christ United Methodist) in Galion. Elizabeth was an active church member and a tremendous woman of faith.
She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law Grace Smith of Lima, and Eileen & Mark Kline of Lexington; grandchildren (& spouses) Marlene & Rick Fox, Jessica Smith, Keri & Chris Sobieck, Wendy & Rick Tommelleo, and Travis & Nouiy Kline; great-grandchildren Samantha Tommelleo, Allison Tommelleo, MacKenzie Sobieck, Christopher Sobieck, and Aubin Tommelleo.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings: Ervin Woodard, Eloise Tannehill, Mary Ellen Woodard, Dorotha Woodard, William Woodard, and James Woodard.
Her family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2017 in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where a 4 p.m. funeral service will give glory to God for Elizabeth’s life with Pastor Ron Biddle officiating. Friends are also invited to attend her burial by meeting in Greenlawn Cemetery (15550 Elm Rock Rd, Nelsonville, OH 45764) 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 27th.
Contributions in her memory to Asia’s Hope (please make checks payable to Crossroads Community Church) may be made at her services.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Elizabeth’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com
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