July 23, 1932 - January 6, 2021
Loveda (Allen) Grooms, age 88, of Springboro, Ohio, died Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at her residence. Loveda was born July 11, 1932 in Brush Creek Township in Adams County. She was preceded by parents, Earl and Dove (Bradford) Allen; loving husband, Harry Elmer Grooms; three brothers: Floyd Allen, Harold Allen and Malcom Allen and three sisters: Mary Ellen Spriggs, Dorothy Scott and Evelyn Potter.
She is survived by four loving daughters: Catherine (Dennis) Grooms Berkey of Cape Cod, Massachusetts; Deborah (Daryl) Bundy of Camden, Ohio; Karen (Glen) Johnson of Springboro, Ohio and Amy (Marty) Barkalow of Mason, Ohio; one sister, Geneva Palmer of Morrow, Ohio; eight grandchildren: Candace, Cristin, Lance, Aaron, Jessica, Zach, Wes and Shawn; nine great-grand children and several special nieces and nephews.
Loveda and Harry married in July 1950. During their 44-year marriage Loveda was devoted to her husband and family. She spent many years volunteering at McKnight Terrace Assisted Living Center in Middletown, Ohio. She enjoyed cross stitching, family outings, and she loved dining out with her family. After Harry’s retirement, they spent winters in Florida and enjoyed their time at Lake Waynoka in Brown County, Ohio. There is nothing better than being surrounded by the ones you love, family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: Hospice of Southwest Ohio, 7625 Camargo Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45243.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a private visitation and funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Interment will be at East Liberty Cemetery in Lynx, Ohio
Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated is serving the family.