GENEVA — Lois V. Tackett, age 80, of Geneva, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Rae-Ann Geneva in Geneva.
She was born May 6, 1933, in Virgie, Ky., to Bertha and Wilburn Osborne. She married John Tackett in Virgie, Ky. on Sept. 25, 1948.
Lois worked for many years and retired from Tegam in Geneva. She attended People’s Church in Geneva and was involved with the Geneva Hospital Women’s Auxiliary. With a love of music, she was a talented singer and loved to play the guitar. She also enjoyed sewing, playing cards, and long trips in the countryside. Lois was active in the community, a loving mother to many, and truly enjoyed time spent with her family and grandkids.
She is survived by her daughters, Rhonda (Vern) Thompson of Geneva and Cheryl Tackett of Orlando, Fla.; grandchildren, Rick (Mary Beth) Tackett, Courtney Thompson and Vern Thompson III; and a great-granddaughter, Bailey Tackett.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John; her parents; sons, Johnny and Rick; sisters, Leslie Johnson, Lexie Johnson and Deara Tackett.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday, May 19th, at BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva.
Funeral Service will be held 2 p.m., Monday, May 20th, at the Funeral Home, with the Rev. Alexander Zell, of Peoples Church in Geneva, officiating. Final Resting Place will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Geneva.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44110-2602.
Obituary and condolences at www.behmfuneral.com and starbeacon.com.