Tessa Vivian Schoonover, 89 of Bratton Township in Adams County, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at home. She was born December 30, 1923 in Waynesville. She was preceded in death by parents, John and Odella (Gullady) Stansberry; and husband, George E. Schoonover.
She is survived by one son, David Frank Hill of Florida; three daughters: Verna Autenreith of Columbus, Willa Kay Flory of Dayton, and Catherine Grooms of Xenia; five stepsons: Ronald and Charles Schoonover of Bratton Township, James Schoonover of Xenia, Robert Schoonover of Spring Valley, and David Schoonover of Chesterfield, Virginia; two stepdaughters: Betty Anderson and Bonnie Blackwell, both of Hillsboro; many grandchildren and step grandchildren; and many great grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.
She was a former sales clerk for Kresgee Company in Xenia, and a former clerk for G.C. Murphy Company in Lebanon.
She was a member and Adjutant of the Adams County D.A.V. Post 71 Auxiliary; a member of the Louisville Grange in Bratton Twp.; a member of the Peebles Garden Club; and a former member of the Adams County Farm Bureau.
The funeral service is Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union.
The visitation is Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m.
The interment is at Louisvile Cemetery in Bratton Twp.