obit art 1Oma E. Ralston, age 79, of Scio died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Carriage Inn Nursing Home, Cadiz after a lengthy illness.

Born January 30, 1935 in Hagerstown she was a daughter of the late James P. Cotter and Opal King Cotter.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, James E. Ralston, on January 27, 1998, an infant daughter Karen Ralston and two brothers and a sister.

Services will be held Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 3 p.m. in Hanover Methodist Church with Pastor Roger Zimmerman officiating. Friends may call prior to the service from 12 – 3 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hanover Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Jerry Valdinger 36880 Gundy Ridge Rd., Scio 43988. Koch Funeral Home, Scio has been entrusted with her arrangements.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.