Florence Cook Heironimus, 94, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 10:04 a.m. at Court House Manor where she had been a resident since September 1, 2017.
Florence was born November 22, 1923, in Fayette County, Ohio to Parlery Merle and Florence Evans Cook. She was a graduate of Washington High School and was a lifelong resident of this community.
She formerly was a clerk at the Dayton Power and Light Company and had been a rural mail carrier.
Florence was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She and her twin sister, Frances Wilson, were recently honored by the Presbytery of Scioto Valley with the prestigious “Women of Faith” award for their long time dedication and devotion to the Presbyterian Church.
She was an avid bowler and bridge player.
Florence was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey James Heironimus on January 27, 1988; by a brother, Robert Cook in 1987, and two sisters, Lolita Douds in 1999, and Elizabeth (Betty) Jefferson in 2003.
Florence is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Karen Heironimus of Worthington, OH and Don and Renee Heironimus of Defuniak Springs, FL; six grandchildren, Lauren (Sam) Miller, Andrew, Michael, Christopher and Jacob Heironimus and Kristie (Timothy) Brookshire; five great grandchildren, Evelyn and Rebecca Miller and Aiden, Lyla and Eli Brookshire; her twin sister, Frances Wilson of Washington Court House and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held Monday, August 6, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Washington Court House with the Rev. Gray Marshall, pastor at the church, officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church Sunday from 3-5 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home of Washington Court House.