Marcella M. “Sally” Wolford

May 03, 1917 ‒ May 18, 2005

Mt. Vernon, Ohio

Marcella Mae “Sally” Wolford, age 88, of Marion Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at the Country Court Nursing Home. She was born May 3, 1917 in Knox County, Ohio to the late Warren and Amelia (Robinson) Alberts and had been a lifetime resident of the Knox County area. Sally had been employed as a cook and bartender at The Office in Mount Vernon.

She is survived by five sons; Paul (Juanita) Wolford of Mount Vernon, Joseph H. (Faye) Wolford of Howard, Ronald J. Wolford of Howard, George D. (Ellen) Wolford of Mount Vernon and John A. (Nancy) Wolford of Mount Vernon, two daughters; Otis P. Davis of Mount Vernon and Millie (Carl) Boyd of Tennessee, a brother William Alberts of Mount Vernon, a sister Amanda Oswalt of Mount Vernon, 31 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren, 15 great-great-grandchildren, a daughter-in-law Mildred Wolford and a special grandson Eddie Davis.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband Paul H. Wolford, two sons; Arthur L. and Walter G. Wolford a daughter Rosalie Emmert and two grandchildren.

Friends may call on Friday, May 20, 2005 from 5 to 8 P.M. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held Saturday at 1:00 P.M. Interment will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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