Lois I. Grooms
June 19, 1935 ‒ January 18, 2018
Lois I. Grooms, age 82 of Delaware passed away Thursday afternoon, January 18, 2018 surrounded by her family at Grady Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born on June 19, 1935 in Delaware to the late Vernie and Georgia (Jaccaud) Webb. A graduate of Bellpoint High School she married her beloved husband Charles W. “Bill” Grooms Jr. on July 11, 1951. Together they shared 66 wonderful years, raising a family and enjoying in life’s eventful journey.
Lois worked as a pharmacy technician for 17 years with Del Rx Pharmacy, retiring in 1997. She was a dedicated member of New Beginnings Church and very involved with the George Lewis Behrens Chapter No. 504 OES, serving several terms as Worthy Matron. She also served as President of District 11, Grand Chapter Representative for Nevada, and a Grand Paige with the Eastern Star.
She was a former member of the Rag Mops Bowling Team, served on the Sarah Moore Service Board, volunteered at Grady Hospital, and was a member of the Bel-Hi Garden Club.
Her life centered on her treasured family. A wonderful cook, her pot roast, apple pie, and chocolate fudge will long be remembered. Sweet and kind, she was always there for support, and easy to befriend. Described as a good story teller, fun loving and playful, she was truly one of a kind. She will be remembered for her love of family, as a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother who was “on top of the world” when surrounded by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband Bill she is also survived by daughter Kathy (Don) Jewell of Ostrander, son Terry (Sue) Grooms of Westerville, grandchildren: Shelli (Rex) Kelley, Brian Jewell, and Andrew Grooms, great-grandchildren: Regan Jewell, Jayla and Rhyan Kelley, brothers Roy Webb of Delaware, Jerry (Reesa) Webb of Denver, CO, and sister Nancy Nicastro of Mansfield.
She was also preceded in death by her brother Warren Webb.
Friends may call 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. on Monday with Eastern Star Services will follow at 8:00 p.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Dr. at W. William St., Delaware, Ohio 43015 where funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday with Rev. David Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Oller Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the George Lewis Behrens Chapter No. 504 OES. or New Beginnings Church.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com