Cheryl L. Poling

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Cheryl L. Poling, 66, of Bellefontaine, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in her residence.

She was born in Marysville on March 11, 1953, a daughter of the late Elza Lewis Fowler and of Wanda June Mattox January, who survives. On July 2, 1971, she married Terry E. Poling and he preceded her in death Nov. 12, 2017. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Elza Grayling “Gary” Fowler.

Also surviving are two children, Scott Edward (Leslie) Poling of Virginia and Tonya (Chad) Ridenbaugh of South Carolina; seven grandchildren, Riley, Matthew, Nora, David, Austin, Tobi and Jeromy; two great-grandchildren; Riley David and Kai, a sister, Michelle Wagner of Sycamore; two brothers, Gerald “Jerry” Fowler of Richwood and Steve Fowler of Marion; and several nieces and nephews. 

Cheryl worked for many years in the dry cleaning business in Bellefontaine working for Hutchin’s Dry Cleaners, One Hour Martinizing and Chillicothe Point Cleaners. She later worked at Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill in Bellefontaine. In her younger years, Cheryl was an avid bowler.

A Celebration of Life service begins at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine, following visitation that begins at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

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