Katherine Lincoln

Katherine E. Lincoln (Heffern)

Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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Kathrine E. Lincoln, age 98, of Ashland, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 9, 2020at Brethren Care Village in Ashland.

She was born on November 1, 1921 near Franklin, Pennsylvania, to Emery and Lillian (McKay) Heffern where she lived on a farm and went with her father to sell milk and eggs in town.

She was the oldest of nine children, four brothers (Willard, Gordon, William and Walter), and four sisters (Helen, Alice, Lois and Mary Lee).

She married Charles R. Lincoln on December 31, 1937. They pastored several churches in the 1940's, 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's, serving in the Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection including Canton McKinley (19 years) and Copley Maple Valley. She served as a pastor's wife, Sunday School Teacher, Junior Church leader, Women's Missionary Society President, pianist and custodian. He gift was truly hospitality and her grace was seen by all.

She is survived by a daughter, Shirley Holmes of Erie, PA., and a son, Robert (Kathy) Lincoln of Shreve, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Charles R. Lincoln and her son, Charles R. Lincoln, Jr.

Mrs. Lincoln is also survived by eight grandchildren, Robin, Carey, Sherry Lee, Grant Lincoln, Gregory Lincoln, Melody Vogel, Gene Holmes, David Lincoln and James Lincoln and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

A visitation will be Sunday at Custer-Glenn Funeral Home, 2284 Benden Dr., in Wooster from 6 - 8 p.m.

A service will be held on Monday, 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home in Wooster with Rev. Joseph Smith, her pastor from the Hartville Wesleyan Methodist Church and Rev. Raymond Adams, pastor of the Greer Wesleyan Church.

Interment will follow at Peters Cemetery in Cochranton, Pennsylvania.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to either: Hartville Wesleyan Methodist Church, 1555 Edison St. NW, Hartville, OH 44632 or Greer Wesleyan Church 20189 OH-514, Glenmont, OH 44628.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 12th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Sunday, January 12th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Custer-Glenn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
    2284 Benden Dr
    WOOSTER, OH 44691
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  • Service

    Monday, January 13th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Monday, January 13th, 2020 1:00pm
    Custer-Glenn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
    2284 Benden Dr
    WOOSTER, OH 44691
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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