Eula “Big” Lamie Rhea
November 28, 1934 ‒ October 02, 2019
BELLVILLE: Eula “Big” Lamie Rhea passed away on October 2, 2019 after a long illness. She was well loved by family and friends alike.
Born in Saltville, Virginia on November 28, 1934 to a large family, she grew up in a hard time, which made her frugal. She met and married another Saltville resident, Roy L. Rhea. They moved to Ohio for work, and lived the remainder of their years there. She loved kids and was like a mom to many who came through her door. She will be missed by many.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Allie Graham Lamie, Sr. and Mary Etta Branson Lamie. Her husband left her behind when he passed in 2006. She was also preceded in death by all of her brothers and sisters; Mae Lewis Lamie, Kathleen “Kat” Gates, Ruby Lazelle Bailey, infant baby, Eleanor Christine “Crick” Fabinski, Allie Lamie Jr., twin sons, Bonnie Elmer Harris, Wanoka Luvonne “Oakie” Sword, special twin sister Trula “Little Sis” Price, John L. Lamie, James Alvis “Dopey” Lamie, Thomas Lamie, and some many nieces, and nephews.
She is survived by her son Jeffrey (Melodie) Rhea, daughter Patricia L. Robinson, adopted daughter/granddaughter Jody L. Ritchie, granddaughter Lacy C. (Teddy Hite) Rhea, grandson Norman L. (Michele) Reed, adopted granddaughter/great granddaughter Alyssa E. Ritchie, great grandson A.J. Reed, great granddaughter Trinity Reed and special sister-in-law Kathrine “Sissy Dean” Lamie, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Her family will receive friends Monday, October 7, 2019 from 11am – 1pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will begin at 1pm. Chaplain Dallas Waggle will officiate and burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to Snyder Funeral Homes may be made to assist the family with funeral expenses. Please make checks payable to Snyder Funeral Homes.
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