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Vesta A. Lumley

August 30, 1923 — October 9, 2016

Vesta A. Lumley, age 93, of Hubbard, OH, formerly of Harrisville, went home to be with the Lord on October 9, 2016 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Vesta was born in Charleston, WV on August 30, 1923 to the late Monroe and Nancy Hamilton Barker. She spent much of her childhood moving around but continued to love and visit her former homes in Parker, Eau Claire, and rural Kentucky. Vesta married the love of her life Donald D. Lumley, Sr. on September 14, 1947 in Eau Claire, he preceded her in death on September 30, 2005.

Vesta was a wonderful mother and wife and an excellent homemaker. She was known to make the best pies in the world and was an extremely hospitable woman. She was an extremely sweet spirited woman who loved reading her bible as well as Joyce Meyer books and had an immense love for her family. Vesta was a former member of the West Unity Community Church and the Hubbard Methodist Church. The family would like to thank Hospice of the Valley for their exceptional care of their mother.

Vesta is survived by two children, Marilyn Fox and her husband Jim of Hubbard, Ohio, Donald D. Lumley Jr. and his wife Vonda of Grove City, a daughter-in-law Pamela Lumley of Peoria, Arizona, seven grandchildren, Christopher Fox and his wife Michelle, Amy Brew, Jennifer Bush and her husband John, Linda McBride and her husband Brian, Stephanie Gill and her husband David, James Lumley Jr., and Brian Lumley, she is also survived by twenty great-grandchildren as well as a sister, Iona Criss of Kentucky.

In addition to her parents and husband, Vesta was preceded in death by her son James Lumley, Sr., a granddaughter Jessica Conan, a grandson-in-law Scott Brew, three brothers, Welton Barker, George Barker, and an infant brother, and a sister, Junita Barker.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Jamison Funeral Home, Inc. 117 N. Main St. Harrisville, where family and friends are welcome from 11 am until the time of the service at 12 pm on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

Interment will be private

Memorials may be made in Vesta's name to Hospice of the Valley 5190 Market St, Boardman, OH 44512 or to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105

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