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Ola B. (Lane) Loveday
December 9, 1924 ~ April 21, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old
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Ola B. (Lane) Loveday, 98, of Newark, Ohio passed away Friday, April 21, 2023 at the Randall Residence Assisted Living, Newark, Ohio.
She was born at Sevierville, Tennessee on December 9, 1924 a daughter of the late Chester and Melinda Atchley Lane.
Ola was a homemaker, devoted Christian, and a member of the First Baptist Church, Woodsfield, Ohio where she served as treasurer and Sunday school teacher. As a student, Ola was an avid basketball player, a sport she enjoyed as a spectator all her life. Ola was a quilter, and late in life, she took up art, creating intricate and colorful pencil designs that she enjoyed sharing with family and friends.
In addition to her parents, Ola was preceded in death by her husband, Amos Loveday Sr.; a daughter, Helen Loveday; a son, Gary Loveday; three brothers, William, Chester and Earl Lane; and one sister, Verna Massie.
Surviving Ola are one daughter, Judy Blasch of Zanesville, Ohio; two sons, Amos Loveday Jr. of Columbus, Ohio and Lamar Loveday of Woodsfield, Ohio; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio Wednesday, April 26, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral services at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Brian Hardesty officiating. Burial will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Oho.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 114 N. Paul St., Woodsfield, Ohio 43793 or to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark, Ohio 43055.