Leora Orleta Courtright Bainter
August 16, 1928 ‒ January 06, 2019
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Leora Orleta Courtright Bainter, 90, passed away at the Laurels of Mount Vernon on Sunday, January 6, 2019. She was born in Coshocton, Ohio, August 16, 1928 to Mary Parks Courtright and posthumously to her father, John Courtright. She and her husband moved from West Lafayette to Mount Vernon on May 1, 2009.
Orleta worked for several years at Edmont Glove Factory in Coshocton and retired from Curtiss Jewelry Store in Newcomerstown. She always had a huge garden and spent summers canning and freezing. Her many loves were of her flower beds, picnics and fishing with her husband. She and her husband operated Maple Kennel in West Lafayette for several years. Orleta served as an Elder at Central Christian Church in Coshocton.
Orleta is survived by her daughter, Stephanie Bainter Mahring (Ron) of Apple Valley (Howard); her son, Phillip Bainter and Jamie Sims of Anderson, S.C.; one sister, Naomi Hosfelt of Coshocton and many nieces and nephews; granddaughter, Amy Bainter and great grandson, Tyler Bainter of Dover.
In addition to her parents, Orleta was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Stanley Bainter; brother, Charles “Junior” Hawk; sisters, Hazel Miller, Jean Dobson, Irene Daughtery and Maxine Hall. A stepson, John “Tim” Bainter also preceded her in death.
A graveside service will be held at the Frazeysburg Cemetery with burial following immediately. Family and friends are invited to attend the service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2018.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice or to the Dogs of Knox Fund, c/o Dogs of Knox, 285 Columbus Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
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