Ella Belle Hassan

Ella Belle Hassan, 92, of Findlay, died at 12:26 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.

She was born May 10, 1920, in Wyandot County, to Ottis O. and Coral (Opp) Musgrave. Ella Belle married Russel Smith and they were divorced. She then married Worthy O. Hassan July 23, 1962, and he preceded her in death March 20, 1999.

Ella Belle is survived by a daughter, Jean C. (Ora) Preston of Tiffin; four grandchildren, Tina Moss, Rex Smith, Christine Davidson and Kevin Preston; five great-grandchildren, Megan Smithsick, Alex Smith, Jordan Davidson, Erica Preston and Megan Preston; and a brother, Austin Musgrave of Toledo.

Ella Belle also was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Larry L. Smith; a brother, Ottis O. Musgrave Jr.; and a sister, Audrey Fisher.

Ella Belle had been employed at Cooper Tire and R.C.A., Findlay. She was an avid gardener, loved butterflies, pansies, teddy bears, walking in the woods and, especially, spending time with her family.

Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home, 500 Lima Ave., Findlay, OH 45840.

Her funeral will begin at 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jane-Ann Clarke officiating. Burial will follow at Knollcrest Gardens, near Arcadia.

Memorials may be made to Melmore United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 59, Melmore, OH 44845.

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