Persophenea Seph L. House, age 60, of Wooster, entered into rest on Friday, April 30 at the Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital. She was born on May 21, 1960 in Wooster, Ohio
Seph was a 1978 graduate of Wooster High School. She was employed at Bank One, The Village Network and Cornerstone Elementary School.
She served as a foster care provider for more than 25 years and fostered 50+ children over the course of that time. Fostering was her true calling and passion; she was an honorary mother to all of the children she fostered and directly impacted so many young lives in a positive and meaningful way.
Seph was a lifelong and devoted member of Second Baptist Church She raised her children in the church and could be found singing in the choir, directing the choir, assisting with Vacation Bible School, assisting as the Youth Director, serving on the Kitchen Committee and as the Treasurer.
She was a devoted mother, daughter, sister, auntie, cousin and friend. She was beloved by so many family members, friends and members of the Wooster community; we are collectively blessed beyond measure for our time with her.
Seph had a great sense of humor, loved spending time with her children and family, watching the Hallmark channel, crime TV shows and movies; she loved amusement parks, especially Cedar Point and traveling to see friends and family.
She was a compassionate and caring person with a loving heart and a sincere generosity of spirit. She was devoted to the care of her parents and family.
Seph is survived by her parents, Willie J. House Sr. and Ernestine House of Wooster and her children, Darrion G. House of Columbus, D Vaughn W. House of Cincinnati, D Metre T. House. D Quan D. Marsh and D Nasia T House all of Wooster; grandchildren Dakari House and D Nae Chambers of Wooster; siblings Willie J. House Jr (Linda) of Mansfield, Ohio Virnette House-Browning of Westlake, Ohio, Dwayne P. House and Darrell P. House of Wooster; nieces Jordon L. Bacon and Chelsea L. House of Wooster and Aidan C. Browning of Westlake and five great nieces and nephews of Wooster.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, D Naila House.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 7 from 4 8 p.m. at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 8 at Second Baptist Church, 245 S. Grant St., Wooster. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Covid protocols will be observed. The service will also be streamed live on Saturday on the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Facebook page.
Memorial contributions can be made in lieu of flowers to the Dakari and D Nae Education Benevolent Fund, donations can be sent to the following addresses: Huntington Bank, 135 E. Liberty St., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Huntington Bank, 3224 Northwest Boulevard, Columbus, OH 43221.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
Memorial contributions can be made in lieu of flowers to the Dakari and D Nae Education Benevolent Fund, donations can be sent to the following addresses: Huntington Bank, 135 E. Liberty St., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Huntington Bank 3224 Northwest Blvd.,Columbus, OH 43221.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 8 at Second Baptist Church, 245 S. Grant St., Wooster.
Friday, May 7 from 4 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday