Opal Marie Gallagher, 83 years, died on July 12, 2019 at Brantwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center after a long battle of health issues. Born to the late Benjamin McElroy and Minnie Mae McClintock McElroy on June 7, 1936 in Bellaire, Ohio.
Opal is survived by her children, Linda Turner (William Turner), Deann West (Roger West), Veronica “Vicky” Williams (Dale Williams), Mary Elizabeth Gallagher, Charles Lewis Gallagher; her grandchildren, Lisa Marie Nuzum (Jason Nuzum), Rodney Donald Palmer, Garrett Michael Williams, Shelby Marie Williams, Keira Ann Williams, William Benjamin Hall and Natalie Lauren Hall; her great-grandchildren, Keriston, Chloe, Avery and Jolene Nuzum and Rylan Palmer. She is survived by 2 siblings, Walter McElroy and Linda Marie McElroy and many numerous nieces and nephews and family and friends.
Opal was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Charles Lewis Gallagher; and her siblings.
A private visitation will be held at Gentry-Newell and Vaughan Funeral Home and service and burial to be held at Warnock Cemetery in Warnock, Ohio with Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her honor to the charity of your choice.
The Gallagher family is proudly being served by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, 503 College St., Oxford, NC, 27565 and Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 441, 37th Street, Bellaire, OH, 43906.