Mabel Julia Fannon, 91, of Bloomingburg, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 23, 2018, at 4:15 p.m. at Fayette County Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient one day.

Mrs. Fannon was born July 1, 1927, in Sabina, Ohio to Edward Everly and Clara Rhoades Ashmore.

She retired from Blue Cross/Blue Shield in 1986.  She was the matriarch of the Fannon family and, following her retirement, spent her remaining years enjoying her life with her family.

Mrs. Fannon was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church in Grove City and attended the Grace Community Church in Washington Court House.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Charles F. Fannon, Jr. and his wife, Sandra, and Ronald M. “Dubby” Fannon; a son-in-law, Pastor Albert F. (Buddy) Manson and three grandchildren, Charles “Chuckie” Fannon, III, Lisa Marie Fannon and Jimmy Fannon.

Mrs. Fannon is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, John W. and JoAnn Fannon of London; three daughters, Judith Taniguchi and her husband, Ken, of Westerville, Mary Manson of Grove City and Betty Fannon of Bloomingburg; 14 grandchildren, Rhonda Fannon, Mike Fannon, John Fannon, Jr., Maurice Fannon, Timmy Fannon, Joseph Fannon, Jeffrey Taniguchi, Julie Townsend, Jay Taniguchi, Jamie Broz, Veronica Myne-Joslin, Albert Manson, II, Curtis Manson and Paul “Gabe” Manson; many great grandchildren and her twin sister, June Reeb of Dayton.

The funeral will be Monday, August 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.   Burial will follow in Bloomingburg Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from Noon Monday until time of the service.

“Where there is a hole for those left behind, “Mom” is now made whole.”  Romans 8:28

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  • LJ says:

    Nothing can prepare us for loss. Gods word the Bible gives us comfort, it provides hope. “There is going to be a resurrection.” (Acts 24:15) God will restore life to those who have died, and they will have the prospect of living forever in paradise on earth. This is a promise from God, which we can have confidence in because he “cannot lie.” (Titus 1:2) May this hope comfort your greiving hearts. I am sorry for your loss.