Daisy Nell Blair Motts, age 77 a resident of Groveport, Ohio died on June 5, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Daisy was born September 8, 1940 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late John Wayne Blair and Mary Elizabeth Webb. She graduated from Oil Spring High School in 1958 and the Mayo Technical School (now Big Sandy Community and Technical College) located in Paintsville, Kentucky. She always believed strongly in FFE (Faith, Family, and Education). With a faith in God, a formal education, and determination all things could be accomplished she believed. She later moved to Columbus and worked at Battelle Memorial Institute where she met the love of her life, her future husband Warren. They were married July 1, 1962 at University Methodist Church in Columbus. Along with her husband, Daisy was a member of Brice United Methodist Church.
Together Daisy and Warren built a successful home, wonderful family, thriving photography business, and a non-profit museum dedicated to honoring America’s Veterans. Besides her husband of nearly 56 years, Daisy is survived by her only sister Nancy Castle of Milan, Michigan, a son Wayne (Tina) of Orrtanna, Pennsylvania, and a daughter Lori (Curt) of Groveport. In addition to her sister and children she is survived by three grand-daughters, Brittney (Michael) of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Taylor and Lexi of Groveport, and one great-granddaughter Brynn Elizabeth of Gettysburg. Besides her immediate family, Daisy is survived by nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. She was predeceased by her brother-in-law Fred R. Castle who died February 4, 2006.
Friends may visit 2-4 & 6- 8 Sunday at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 650 W. Waterloo Street, Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110 where a funeral service will take place at 10:00 a.m. Monday with Pastor Paul Barnes officiating. Interment to follow at Glen Rest Memorial Estate in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Those who wish may donate to Motts Military Museum, 5075 S. Hamilton Road, Groveport, OH 43125 www.mottsmilitarymuseum.org in Daisy’s memory.