Lydia J. Cleland

January 03, 1940 ‒ August 26, 2010

Ashley, Ohio

Lydia J. Cleland, 70, of Ashley passed away Thursday morning August 26, 2010 at Grady Memorial Hospital. She was born January 3, 1940 in Meigs County, Ohio to Harold E. Hysell and Ethel (Wilson) Hysell. She was a homemaker and housekeeper for Ohio Wesleyan University and had been an Ashley resident for 45 years. She was a member of the Pomeroy Baptist Church who enjoyed watching TV, and in her earlier years, crocheting. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, George; daughter, Vickie (Randy) Cromer of Brodhead, Kentucky; 3 brothers, Harold and John of Westfield and Charles of Arizona; 2 sisters, Patricia Shilt of Ashley and Barbara Wyatt of Cardington; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Ethel Mae Hysell. The family will receive friends on Monday August 30th from 11:00 am until time of funeral services at 1:00 pm at the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home, 307 E. High St., Ashley. Burial will follow in Westfield Cemetery. To share a memory of Lydia or to offer condolences to the family, please visit