She was born on Aug. 7, 1918 in Boone County, W.Va. daughter of the late Richmond and Alberta Ellis Ball. She was married to Hannon E. Hager and he preceded her in death. Oma was a member of New Life Church in Wheelersburg and was a homemaker.
Surviving are her two sons and daughters-in-law, Hannon and Patsy Hager Jr. of Richland, Wash. and John Daniel and Joan Hager of Amanda; two daughters-in-law, Wanda Hager of Bidwell and Edna Hager of Slade, Ky.; nine grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; one brother and one sister, Ardith Ball and Hazel Casto, both of Hewitt, W.Va.
Mrs. Hager was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Hannon Hager, two sons Charles Franklin Hager and Jerry Hager, one twin brother Opa and a sister Ruby White.
Services will be 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at the Willis Funeral Home with Pastor Jack Pemberton officiating. Burial will follow in Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Oma’s memory to Holzer Hospice of Jackson County, 190 Water St., Jackson, 45640.
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