Cora Lou Booher, 85

NEWELL – Cora Lou Booher, 85, of Newell, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014.

Born Aug. 28, 1928, she was the daughter of the late John and Iva (Walker) Mercer.

She retired after working many years as a finisher at Homer Laughlin China Co.

Mrs. Booher was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Booher; five sisters, Freda Armstrong, Elaine Rose, Sadie Duvall, Esta Smith and Elizabeth Mercer; and four brothers, James Mercer, Brady Mercer, John Mercer Jr. and Boyd Mercer.

Surviving are a son, James (Brenda) Booher of Leetonia; a daughter, Mary (Samuel) Hadorn of East Liverpool; five grandchildren, Sean, Jami, Mary, Teresa and Thomas; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Grace Lockhart of East Liverpool; and a brother, Homer (Phyllis) Mercer of East Liverpool.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the Nixon Funeral Home in Newell from 11 a.m. to 1p.m. with the funeral service being held at 1 p.m.

Burial will follow at Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens, Newell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.