Ethel Rainbow

RAINBOW, Ethel L., 84, of Steubenville, died January 29, 2013, in Steubenville.

She was born February 16, 1928, in Florida, the daughter of Arthur Simon and Carrie Simon Bell. She was a graduate of the Florida Public School System and was employed in public transportation and home heath care. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, where she faithfully served in multiple positions.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Rainbow; one daughter, Shirley Scipio; one granddauther, Monica Bass; one brother, Kenneth Floyd Simon.

She is survived by two sons, James A. Hilson of Steubenville and Terrence (Elyse) Rainbow of Steubenville; two daughters, Shirley (Brady) Jackson of Cleveland and Terri (Chester) Bass of Weirton; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren, plus a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Friends received Monday, February 4, 2013, from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Norries A. Hood officiating.

Arrangements by Vincon House of Mortuary Inc. Email condolences to