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Karen Sue (Penrod) Holt

July 29, 1947 ~ March 7, 2019 (age 71)

Karen Sue Holt, 71 of South Bloomfield, OH passed away at home on Thurs. March 7, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born on July 29, 1947 to the late Sylvester Orville and Marie Lucille (Reynolds) Penrod in an ambulance on the way to the hospital in Vinton County, OH.  Karen loved OSU Football and was a good cook and enjoyed watching her favorite TV shows. 

Karen is also preceded is death by a sister Carol Emmons and a grandson Bryan Emmons.

Karen is survived by husband of 52 years Jack Edward Holt; daughters Lynn Holt and Kerri Emmons; sons Keith (Jodi) Emmons and Kevin (Katie) Emmons; grandchildren Caitlin Jarrell, Casey Lee Jarrell and Cassidi (Larry) Hampp, Chad Emmons, Bethany (Brady) Willis, Christina Emmons, Ashley Emmons, Gary Emmons; 3 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 11th with Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville, OH 43103 with Rev. DeVon Davis officiating.  Interment will follow at Franklin Hills Memory Gardens in Lithopolis.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to:  Berger Health Foundation (Hospice), 1170 No. Court St. Circleville, OH 43113 or American Cancer Society, Central Office-PWAY, 5555 Frantz Rd. Dublin, OH 43017.  Online condolences at  



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