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Janet Vivian Hoover

Janet Vivian Hoover, Age 83 of Wheelersburg, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at SOMC in Portsmouth.  She was born March 27, 1935 in Portsmouth to Harry and Mildred (Dowdy) Scott.  Janet loved quilting, reading books by James Patterson, and was a member of Temple Baptist Church.

She is survived by sons, Kevin Bailey of Portsmouth, Michael Hoover of Richmond, VA, Peter Hoover of Hilliard, Tim Hoover of Westerville; daughters, Barbara McCracken-Bussa (Robert Bussa) of Columbus, Karen Skaggs of Wheelersburg, Paula Ratcliff of West Portsmouth, Lisa Sturgill of Sciotodale, Jan Cooper of Richmond, VA; brother, Bob Scott of Portsmouth; sister, Carol Reed of Sciotoville; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Hoover; son Steven McCracken; sisters, Nancy Nagel, Jo Ann Earl, and one in infancy, Delores Scott; one brother, Richard Scott.

Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2018 at D.W. SWICK-NELSON FUNERAL HOME in Wheelersburg with Pastor John Gowdy officiating.  Friends may call from 2 – 3:30 prior to the service.  Interment will be private at Scioto Burial Park.  Fond memories and expressions of condolence may be shared at  The family asks that memorials be given to Temple Baptist Church in lieu of flowers.

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