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Opal C. Harvey

July 22, 1925 - June 17, 2018

Burial Date June 22, 2018

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Opal C. (LaRue) Harvey, 92, of Harrod, passed away at 7:28 PM on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Lost Creek Care Center.

She was born on July 22, 1925 in Harrod to Guy W. and Ethel (Heath) LaRue, who both preceded her in death. On September 11, 1943, she married George Harvey, who preceded her in death on November 2, 1981.

Opal was a founding member of Auglaize Bible Church, where she was a Sunday school and Bible School teacher and was active in many of the church’s activities. She was on the Auglaize Local School Board and was a past presiding judge on the Auglaize Twp. Election Board. She was a “Rosie the Riveter” and helped build B-52 bombers in California during WWII. After her husband passed away, she worked as a nurses aide with Helping Hands Home Health and Indian Lake Manor . She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family and friends, gardening and most importantly, witnessing for her Lord.

Surviving are her daughter Constance Polhamus of Columbus; her son Jeffrey A. Harvey of Ada; her sisters Hope Kaliher of Mansfield, TX and Norma Lillie of Quakertown, PA; her grandchildren Joanne (Kreg) Rex, Mary Beth Poulimenos (John Wood), Eric Polhamus, Alicia (Dan) Davis, Corey Harvey and Caleb Harvey; her great-grandchildren Maddison and Zane Rex, Evie, Kale, Gwyn and Violet Davis.

She was preceded in death by her infant son Gerald, son-in-law Bruce Polhamus, a sister Marjorie LaRue and brothers Preston and Weldon LaRue.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL, and for one hour prior to services on Friday at the church.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 22, 2018 at Auglaize Bible Church, with Pastor Ben Buzhardt and Pastor George Bailey officiating.

Interment in Auglaize Cemetery will immediately follow follow the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Auglaize Bible Church.

Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com


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