Helen L. Mizer

December 24, 1930 ‒ August 18, 2009

Danville, Ohio

Helen L. Mizer, age 78, of Danville died on Tuesday evening, August 18, 2009 at the home of her daughter in Centerburg. She was born on December 24, 1930 in Loudonville, a daughter of the late William Arthur and Laura Hazel (Bailey) Temple.

Helen was an avid bingo player, attending all the games she could before her battle with cancer began. She loved her grandkids, her cats, Missy and Sassy, dog, Babe, and bird, Harley. Her love for her family and friends showed in everything she did.

Helen is survived by her daughter of whom she made her home with, Shirley (Roy) Parker of Centerburg; sons, Gary L. Erow of Nashport; Mike R. Erow of Danville; and Jeffrey L. (Marianne) Erow of Fredericktown; a sister, R. Irene Kay of Centerburg; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Hogue of Mount Vernon; 10 grandchildren and their spouses; 5 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Helen was preceded in death by her loving husband, Calvin D. Mizer; a son, Robert W. Erow and his wife, Leona Mae (Lyons) Erow; a daughter-in-law, Patricia (Hankins) Erow; a grandson, Gary Lynn Erow; and a sister, Lillian Ashbrook.

Helen will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2009 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2009 with Mr. Bruce Hissong officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

Online condolences may be expressed to family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Helen L. Mizer.