Brenda K. Wetherington
Monday, July 28, 2014 12:32 AM
DELPHOS, Ohio -- Brenda K. Wetherington, 61, of Delphos, passed away Saturday morning, July 26, 2014, at The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital in Columbus.
She was born July 6, 1953 in Vandalia, Illinois to Earl and Cora Ann (Paddock) Spears who survive in Delphos. On November 4, 2006 she married Robert Wetherington who survives in Delphos.
She is also survived by a son, Eric Martin of Newark; three daughters, Tracey (Ken) Ogle of Delphos, Bethany (Brad) Colley of Cloverdale and Stephanie (Mark) Ridgeway of Fairbanks, Alaska; a step-son, Anthony (Shannon) Wetherington of Winchester; a brother, Lindell (Susan) Spears of Delphos; two sisters, Jeanette (Thomas) Simmons of Deer Park, Texas and Sally (Joe) Martin of Delphos; ten grandchildren, Tyler Ridgeway, Blake Miller, Madison Ridgeway, Gage Ogle, Kenzie Ogle, Kaden Colley, Kaleb Colley, Asher Colley, Rebecca Wetherington and Nathan Wetherington; an uncle, Perry (Carolyn) Paddock; and many, many nieces and nephews and dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her children’s father, Dennis “Dan” Martin; two infant grandchildren; grandparents, Eddie (Cleda) Paddock; Oatis (Ethel) Spears.
Brenda was office manager at Delphos Tent and Awning for 18 years. She was a devout Christian and a member of First Baptist Church in Lima where she was treasurer. Brenda dearly loved to shop with her children. She especially enjoyed time with her family and time at the lake. She was an exceptionally kind, loving and patient woman.
A celebration of Brenda’s life will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at First Baptist Church, Lima, the Reverends Rob White and Terry Collier officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29 at Strayer Funeral Home, 1840 E. Fifth St., Delphos, and an hour before the service on Wednesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, Lima or to a fund for her grandchildren. Online condolences may be shared at www.strayerfuneralhome.com