ADABELLE SCHWENDER- SICKLE

Adabelle (Davis) Schwender-Sickle, 95, of Martins Ferry was called home to our Lord on Wednesday June 4, 2014, at East Ohio Regional Hospital LTC at Martins Ferry.

She was born October 17, 1918, in Martins Ferry, a daughter of the late William E. and Viola (Ochsenbein) Davis.

She was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Bridgeport. Adabelle taught Sunday school from age 14.

She retired as Director of the Bellaire Senior Center in 1989. She was also a member of AARP, and the Belmont County Senior Citizen’s Center Martins Ferry.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Harold O. Schwender in 1991; her second husband, William H. Sickle in 2009; a daughter, Susan Tittle; two brothers; and six sisters, an infant grandson, Evan Murray.

Adabelle is survived by four children, Harold “Hally” (Monica) Schwender of Martins Ferry, Vi (Jim) McGee of Martins Ferry, Cheryl (Kenn) Sickle of St. Clairsville, and Pam (Wolfgang) Marquardt of Austin, TX; a brother, E. John “Jack” (Mary) Davis of Oregon Ill. She has several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren all of whom she loved dearly. Also numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Monday June 9, 2014, at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside from noon-2 and 5-7 p.m. And then on Tuesday, June 10, from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with Rev. Karen Torrez officiating. Interment in Holly Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove.

Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 56381 National Road, Bridgeport, Ohio 43912.

To leave a condolence please visit www.wilsonfuneralhomes.com.

ADABELLE SCHWENDER-SICKLE

Adabelle Schwender- Sickle, 95, of Glens Run Road, Martins Ferry, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at East Ohio Regional Hospital Martins Ferry.

Arrangements are pending at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Rd., Brookside.