Nina Duella Dealey
Nina Duella Dealey

CONVOY, Ohio — Nina Duella Dealey, 89, of Convoy, died at 3:42 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert, Ohio.

She was born April 21, 1925, in Van Wert County, to the late Duella (Krauter) and Francis Krick.

Her husband, Oliver Henry Dealey, died July 21, 1995. They were married Aug. 2, 1941.


Survivors include sons: Larry J. Dealey and Basil H. (Margy) Dealey, both of Convoy, and Rev. Byron (Marsha) Dealey of New Castle, Indiana; daughter: Rosina N. Thatcher of Decatur, Indiana; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters: Perth and Viola Krick.

She was a homemaker and operated with her husband Dealey Chemicals where she served as secretary. She was a member of the former Walnut Grove Methodist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and president of the Women’s Aide. She was currently a member of the Convoy United Methodist Church and of the United Methodist Women. She was a member of Convoy Grange, Convoy Farmers’ Wives, Japonica Garden Club, Boarding Neighbors Purdue Home Extension Club, a former advisor for the Union 4-H, enjoyed playing cards in Monroeville and Decatur and traveling.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert. The Rev. Greg Leigh of Convoy United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Dealey Cemetery, Paulding County.

Calling hours are Saturday from 2 - 7 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Sunday.

Preferred memorial is CHP Inpatient Hospice Center or Convoy United Methodist Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at: cowanfuneralhome.com.