Lea Mae Himes

NORTH LIMA – Lea Mae Himes, 80, of West South Range Road, died at 2:06 p.m. Sunday at her home.

Born April 2, 1933, in Lisbon, she was the daughter of the late Arch J. and Grace (DeRhodes) McCord.

Mrs. Himes was a homemaker and member of the South East Friends Church in Salem.

Survivors include her husband, Paul A. Himes Sr., whom she married Aug. 4, 1951; two daughters, Cynthia (Ray) Rice of New Middletown and Kristie Lowe of Youngstown; a son, Larry A. (Sheila) Himes of Columbiana; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Paul A. Himes Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark R. Wilds officiating. Private burial will take place Friday morning at the New Springfield Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University, c/o Lisa Long, 1 University Plaza, Youngstown, Ohio 44555.

Friends may also view Lea’s memorial webpage and send condolences online at www.eells-leggett-stauffer.com.