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Funeral arrangements made for mother and daughter killed in Wednesday accident

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Funeral arrangements made for mother and daughter killed in Wednesday accident

Photos provided by William Thompson and Son Funeral Home

Photos provided by William Thompson and Son Funeral Home

Photos provided by William Thompson and Son Funeral Home

Photos provided by William Thompson and Son Funeral Home

By Jessica Johnston, Assistant News Director

A mother and daughter that died in a head-on collision on US-22 Wednesday morning will be laid to rest on Tuesday, May 7.

Courtney Strate (Rich), 26, and her mother Michelle Moody, 47, were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The women were accompanied by four of Strate’s five children.

As of Thursday afternoon, one child remained in critical condition, two other children remained at the hospital in stable condition and one child had been released from the hospital, according to a sergeant with the Ohio State Highway Patrol Zanesville Post.

Strate, of East Fultonham, is survived by her five children, husband, father, three sisters, one brother, uncles, great-grandfather and a woman she loved like a sister, according to her obituary.

Moody, of Indiana who was originally from East Fultonham, is survived by one daughter, five grandchildren, three sisters, one brother, a grandfather, one nephew and two nieces, according to her obituary.

Calling hours for both women will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, May 6, at The Anchor Church located at 1365 Chamberlain St. in Zanesville. Pastor Aaron Bounds will be officiating the funeral service at The Anchor Church beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 7. The burial will be held at Fultonham Cemetery. William Thompson and Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral preparations.

6 Comments

6 Responses to “Funeral arrangements made for mother and daughter killed in Wednesday accident”

  1. Patty Offinger on May 3rd, 2019 4:24 pm

    My heart and Prayers go out to you all !! May the Good Lord lay his hands on the children and heal them. And may he hold you all in his loving arms and help you with your grief. God Bless !! ❤️❤️❤️❤️ Sincerely, Patty Wiseman-Offinger

  2. Larry and Sherri Dunwoody on May 3rd, 2019 7:01 pm

    We as a family have known the Cottrells for years. Her parents and we raised our children together, and went to church together for years. You will be missed, and are loved by all..Prayers and condolences to the family

  3. Tim Joseph on May 5th, 2019 11:47 am

    This was a tragedy for all three people. They was all way to young to die. My heart goes out the the children. I cant imagine what they went through at the scene. You know they was crying for mom and grandma with no reply. God Bless

  4. Miranda Maag on May 6th, 2019 6:47 am

    I came to your house every day and played with your children and sat and talked to you guys and im so sorry to hear that this happened those poor babies…i personally made a connection with each of them and i really hope that they all come through and get through this our family is here for you tanner were so sorry…

  5. Karli moore ex neghibor on May 6th, 2019 6:53 am

    your family will pull through your babies will be okay and you will get past this its awful that this happened and it surely should not have happened everyone is here supporting the family we love yall and always will

  6. Karli on May 8th, 2019 6:42 pm

    Tanner, I’m so sorry that this happened none of this deserved to happened and we all will be sad during this rough time with your family but we will be strong for you guys and stand with you through all of this we love you <3

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