Ida Mae Lemmons, age 97 of Somerville, passed away at McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. Ida was ushered by angels through the golden gates, with the fragrance of Heaven, hearing the words come to me thy good and faithful servant. Ida was born in West Chester, Ohio on February 9, 1923 to Roy William Eiler and Marian Mildred (Rosencrans) Eiler. On June 5, 1940, she married Robert Lemmons, and he preceded her in death in 2002. She was a devoted wife and mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother. She was a member of the Darrtown United Methodist Church, and the Oxford Senior Citizen Center. She dedicated her life to service and ministry to the church, her family, and friends.
Ida is survived by her loving children, Deanna (Larry) Richardson, Stevan Lemmons, Carolyn Russell, Anne (Michael) Brewer; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Ida was preceded in death by her parents; her spouse, Robert E. Lemmons; four siblings, Geneva Eiler, Lucille Giffen, Phoebe Bolser, and Barbara Winter; one granddaughter, Emily Anne Brewer; one son in law, Kenneth Rusell; and one daughter in law, Joan Lemmons.
Private funeral service will be held at Darrtown United Methodist, 4309 Walnut St., Darrtown, Ohio, on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Chris Trumbull officiating. Burial will follow at Darrtown Cemetery. Due to COVID 19, the family wishes all guests wear a face mask, and practice social distancing. The family also asks that the visitation be a walk through. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Darrtown United Methodist. Memorial contributions can be made to Darrtown United Methodist Church, and the Oxford Senior Center, 922 Tollgate Dr. Oxford, OH 45056. The family wishes to express a special thank you to Woodland Country Manor, McCullough Hyde Hospital, and Hospice of Cincinnati, for all their care and support.
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