Lela M. Raw (nee Wyatt), age 100, passed away May 6, 2018 at home in Dunnellon, FL.
Lela was born in Medina Twp. to Roy and Della Wyatt. She moved to Sharon Center at age 2 and spent most of her life there. She retired from Norton City Schools after teaching 32 years. Lela was an active member of Sharon Center United Methodist Church for over 80 years, United Methodist Women, Naomi-Ruth Circle, past president of Wadsworth Church Women United, Medina County Retired Teachers and OES #266.
A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Lela is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Rhea of Dunnellon, FL and Charles and Sue of Englewood, FL, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Elton in 2008, two brothers, Birchard and Clair, a sister, Hazel and grandson, Greg.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 12th at 11 a.m. at Sharon Center United Methodist Church, 6407 Ridge Road in Sharon Center, with Pastor Dale Turner officiating, preceded by private interment at Sharon Center Cemetery. Family and friends may call Friday, May 11th, 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman Street in Wadsworth. Memorial contributions may be made to Sharon Center United Methodist Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 239, Sharon Center, OH 44274 or Hospice of Marion County, 3231 SW 34th Ave., Ocala, FL 34474.