Helen Koher

KOHER, Helen L., 76, of Bellaire, Ohio, died Tuesday, January 1, 2013.

She was born March 22, 1936, in Sumter, South Carolina, a daughter of the late William and Mildred (Dennis) Bryant.

She was Methodist by faith and was an independent seller for Avon. The family wants to thank the wonderful staff at the Shadyside Care Center for the love and care that was received.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two sisters, Janice Bryant and Joanne Bryant.

She is survived by her husband, Bernard Koher Sr., five children, Freda Hurley of Indianapolis, IN, Vickie (Larry) Kuhn of Glen Easton, WV, Jera (Brett) Matz, of Martins Ferry, OH, Bernie Koher Jr., of Columbus, OH, Helen (Keith) Crispens, of Columbus, OH, her brother, Rome Bryant of Ocala, FL, 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one on the way, and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Friday, January 4, 2013, at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 441 37th St., Bellaire, OH from 2-8 p.m. where services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, January 5, 2013.

Final arrangements will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Shadyside Care Center Activities Fund, 60583 State Route 7, Shadyside, OH 43947.

Online condolences at www.altmeyer.com.