Lois I. Feasby, 96 of Convoy passed away at 10 p.m., Thursday at Van Wert Health.
She was born on April 1, 1925, in Van Wert County the oldest daughter of the late Luther and Gertrude (Fackler) Walls. In June of 1943, she married Gayle E. Feasby who also preceded her in death on May 15, 1987.
Family survivors include her three children, Jim (Karen) Feasby of Convoy, Beverly (Richard) Mercer of Ohio City, and Steve (Joann) Feasby of Convoy; two brothers, Gary Walls of Mercer and Donald (Arlene) Walls of New Philadelphia, Ohio; two sisters, Shirley Roediger of Neptune and Carolyn Sue John of Van Wert; nine grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren.
Lois was preceded in death by a grandson, Jared Greg Feasby; a great grandson, Zachary Richard Feasby; three brothers, Gene, David and Dewane Walls; and three sisters, Dorothy Stoll, Eleanor Feasby and Alice Parnell.
Lois was a 1943 graduate of Hoaglin-Jackson High School. She was a long time member of Countryside Chapel United Methodist Church where she had taught Sunday School and was the arts and crafts teacher of the Vacation Bible School for many years. Lois had worked at Monroeville Equity, Stoneco Quarry, Sims Tractor Cab Company, in the offices of Dr. Kreischer and Dr. Black, and was custodian at Countryside Church. She was a member of the Japonica Garden Club, the Convoy Homemakers Club, the Lady Board of Managers at Van Wert Hospital, the Wassenberg Art Club, and the American Sewing Guild. She enjoyed all types of arts and crafts and patiently encouraged her family members and others to develop their artistic abilities.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Laura Clark officiating. Interment will follow at Convoy I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Calling hours are 10 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday.
Preferred memorials are to the Convoy E.M.S. or the donor’s choice.