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O. Elaine (Quillen) Winter

January 13, 1934 ~ July 5, 2019 (age 85)

Olive Elaine Winter, 85 of Ashville passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019 at Pickaway Manor in Circleville after a 16 year courageous battle against Parkinson’s Disease.  Elaine was born on January 13, 1934 to the late George Lewis and Olive M. (Peters) Quillen in Ashville.  A graduate of Walnut High School in 1952, Ohio University with a B.S. in Education in 1956 and later earned a M.A. in Education degree in 1988.  Elaine taught Home Economics at Teays Valley Middle School for 30 years and then worked for the OSU Extension Agency as a Family Nutrition Educator for 8 ½ yrs.. She was also very involved throughout the years in AAUW, DAR and Retired Teachers Assoc. and was an active member of Hedges Chapel Church.  In addition, Elaine was also involved in starting a Parkinson Support Group in Pickaway County.

Besides her parents, Elaine was preceded in death by a brother Dr. Donald P. Quillen DVM.  Surviving are children Robert “Bob” Charles Winter of Amanda, Carol Elaine (Paul) Johnson of Ashville and James L. (Sharon Elaine) Winter of Ashville; granddaughters Dr. Samantha O. Johnson DPT, Christina E. and Caroline N. Winter.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 14th at Oliver Cheek Funeral Home 420 W. Main St. Ashville and one hour prior to Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. on July 15th, 2019 at Hedges Chapel CCCU Church, 15495 Winchester Rd., Ashville 43103 with Pastors Jeremy Hurd and Ron Reese officiating.  Interment will follow immediately after at Reber Hill Cemetery, Ashville.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation for National Research, 200 SE 1st St. Ste. 800, Miami, FL 33131 or to Hedges Chapel CCCU Church.  Online condolences at  The family extends a special appreciation to the tender and caring staffs of Pickaway Manor and Heartland Hospice. 

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