Ethel May (Dover) Mohler

Friday, January 18, 2019
Ethel Mohler

Ethel May (Dover) Mohler, 70, of Paragould, Ark., passed away January 16, 2019, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

She was born on July 1, 1948, in Pollard, Ark., and was the daughter of William and Wilma (Lingle) Dover.

Ethel was united in marriage to Larry G. Mohler on Dec. 20, 1969, and to this union two children were born.

Ethel graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Arkansas State University, in Jonesboro. She lived for many years in Warren, Mich., where she was a teacher. She attended Michigan State University earning a Master's Degree in Elementary Curriculum. In 1991, she moved to Piggott, where she began teaching at the Piggott Elementary School. During that time she was presented with the Golden Ruler Teacher Award by KAIT. She retired from the Piggott School District after 19 years of service. After retirement she moved to Paragould, where she was a member of the Greene County Retired Teacher's Association and a member of the First United Methodist Church. She and her husband volunteered for the Greene County Museum. She also joined the Red Hat Society and Delta Kappa Gamma.

She was preceded in death by her father, William Arlet Dover; mother, Wilma Jo Dover; brother, Gary Dover; and brother-in-law, Wayne Mohler.

Survivors include her husband, Larry G. Mohler of Paragould; daughter, Amanda Williams of Valencia, Calif.; son, Greg Mohler of Paragould; granddaughters, Caitlin Williams and Audrey Williams; siblings, John (Martha) Dover of Piggott, Elaine (Lloyd) Mistele of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., Donna (Frank) Staples of Piggott, Steve Dover of Pollard and Vernon (Sybil) Dover of Eudora, Miss.; sister-in-law, Yvonne Mohler of Warren, Mich.; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 19, at the First Baptist Church, in Piggott, with John Fleming officiating. Burial is at New Hope Baptist Church in Pollard. Pallbearers will be Johnny Ray Dover, Tim Dover, Joseph Dover, Randy Mistele, Rhys Mistele, Sean Mistele, Adam Staples, Glenn Alan Campbell and Jason Hammond. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, prior to services, at the First Baptist Church of Piggott.