Grace Evelyn Hively

July 28, 1912 ‒ February 10, 2002

Bellville, Ohio

Obituary for Monday February 11, 2002

Grace Evelyn Hively

BELLVILLE: Grace Evelyn Hively, 89, of Bellville North Road, Bellville, died Sunday morning February 10, 2002 in Winchester Terrace Nursing Home following a long illness.

She was born July 28, 1912 in Johnsville to Lloyd and Hazel (Shafer) Walters, was graduated from Johnsville High School in 1930, and was a lifelong area resident.

Retired from Gorman Rupp Industries, Grace was a member of the Gorman Rupp Retirees Group, Lexington Senior Citizens, the 60’s Plus Club at St. Peter’s, and attended North Woodbury Lutheran Church.

An accomplished organist and pianist, she enjoyed a game of cards or Bingo, and loved spending time with her great grandchildren.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Dolores A. and Dave Dill of Bellville; two sons and a daughter-in-law Virgil “Junior” and Trudy Hively of Bellville and Larry L. Hively of Mansfield; a son-in-law Paul Yarman of Bellville; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and two sisters Florence Frey of Texas and Leola Ackerman of Mansfield.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Virgil Hively in 1947; a daughter Barbara K. Yarman in 2000 and a grandson Troy Yarman in 1985.

Friends may call Tuesday February 12, 2002 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10:30 am. The Rev. Randy Weaver will officiate. Burial will follow in Bellville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to the Jefferson Township-Bellville Rescue Squad may be made at the funeral home.