Born April 16, 1912, in Woodsfield, she was a daughter of the late Henry J. Hendrix and Lilly Pearl Moose Hendrix.
Ethel was a devoted member of New Rumley United Methodist Church. She was an avid gardener who enjoyed baking and making quilts. What she loved most was being a homemaker and spending time with her family.
She is survived by two daughters, Betty (Edward) Albright of Jewett and Kay Crall of New Philadelphia; grandchildren, Jim (Barb) Albright, Janice (Michael) Dyer, Jim (Tracy) Arbogast, Jeff (Kathy) Arbogast and Kenny (Kristin) Crall; great grandchildren Joshua Albright, Kayla and Jack Dyer, Molly and Zach Arbogast, Kaci (Brad) Peeples and Cyrus Crall; a great-great granddaughter, Josie Albright; and a sister, Jeannie (Richard) Stevens of Carrollton.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Floyd Kohler, in August of 1962; her second husband, Donald Kohler, in December of 1988; a daughter, Glenda Arbogast; sons-in-law, Carl Crall and James Arbogast; a great granddaughter, Tara Dyer; four brothers Chester, James, William and Kenneth; and three sisters Lavada Miller, Iverna Etling and Ada Finnicum.
Services were held March 2 in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with Pastor Kevin Anslow and Pastor David Lee officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery, Jewett.