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Minnie C French (Friend)

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill 202 Maple Ave. Oak Hill, Ohio 45656 740-682-6696

Minnie (Friend) French, age 68, of Pedro, passed away early Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Community Hospice in Ashland, Kentucky. She was born October 22, 1947 in Pedro to the late Edward and Ella (Sharp) Friend. Minnie is survived by her six children, Nancy (Jim) Downs, Eugenia (Roy) Murrell, Beth (Mark) Sizemore, Peggy (Jack) Moore, Brenda (Eric) Markel and Brian (Crystal) French. Also surviving are seventeen grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren, one great grandchild on the way, three brothers, three sisters and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Minnie is preceded in death by her husband, Howard Gene French, three brothers and one sister. Per her request, there will only be a public graveside service on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Vernon Cemetery in Pedro. Arrangements are under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Online condolences may be sent to

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