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Idamae Vickers

Published: October 13, 2010 6:43 AM


FRAZEYSBURG — Idamae Vickers, 89, of Frazeysburg, passed away peacefully Monday evening (Sept. 20, 2010) with her loving family at her side.

Born May 6, 1921, in Byesville, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Dora Helen (Dyer) Robertson and was a 1939 graduate of New Concord High School and a graduate of Bliss Business College in Newark.  

For many years she was a secretary in Muskingum County Commissioners office and she retired in 1986 from the Muskingum County Department of Job and Human Services. 

Mrs. Vickers was the oldest living member of the Frazeysburg United Methodist Church and was the church treasurer for many years. She taught Sunday School classes and held various offices of the United Methodist Women's organization in the local church and within the district. 

She was also a member and past president of the 20th Century Club of Frazeysburg and she enjoyed traveling, reading and working on the family farm.

Surviving are five daughters, Patty (Larry) Blacksten of Utica, Peggy Earhart of Zanesville, Pam (Paul) Vensil of Frazeysburg, Penny (Gregg) Marshall of Frazeysburg and Polly (Randy) Priest of Trinway; 16 grandchildren, Brad (Theresa) Blacksten, Brent (Lori) Blacksten, Amy (Chris) Huey, Paul Virgil (Wendy) Vensil, Micah (Angie) Vensil, Monika (Ryan) Rushing, Brittni Vensil, Tiffany Marshall, Cody Marshall, Tucker Marshall, Sarah (Keith) Merce, Emily Priest, Molly Priest, Rachel (Tyler) Watson, Caleb Priest and Lauren Priest; 20 great-grandchildren, Chase, Ryan, Zoe, Gage, Garrett, Rachael, Alex, Darcie, Courtney, Ashton, Micahla, Wyatt, Nicolas, Bryce, Tyler, Ava, Ellington, Eli, Ean and Easton; three great-great grandchildren, Brodey, Audrey and Carter; a brother in-law, Charles Williamson of Charlotte, N.C.; several nieces and nephews; her church family and many friends.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil H. Vickers, whom she married Sept. 2, 1944, and who died Dec. 31, 1973; a grandson, Matthew Shane Vensil; a sister, Phyllis Williamson; and a son-in-law, John Earhart.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 at the Frazeysburg Chapel of Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home, 110 W. Third St.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24 at the Frazeysburg United Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert Mesnard officiating. Burial will be in Frazeysburg Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Frazeysburg United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 455, Frazeysburg, OH 43822 or to the John Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund, Care of the Muskingum County Community Foundation, 534 Putnam Ave., Zanesville, OH 43701.

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