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Monroe County Obituaries

1976

Ackerman, William G. Ackerman
Source:     The Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated August 12, 1976
    William G. Ackerman, 50, of Woodsfield, died unexpectedly Saturday evening, August 7, 1976, at his home following an apparent heart attack.
    Born at Woodsfield, September 22, 1925, he was the son of Mrs. Jessie Ackerman, of Woodsfield, and the late William Ackerman.
    Mr. Ackerman was a partner in the Ackerman Brothers Garage in Woodsfield. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Woodsfield Lodge No.
338, Knights of Pythias, and Monroe Post No. 87, American Legion, all of Woodsfield. He was a veteran of World War II.
    Surviving are his mother; his wife, Jean Hamilton Ackerman; two daughters, Mrs. Loren (Connie) Rothacher, of Sardis, Ohio,  Route 2, and Mrs. Roger (Diane) Leasure, of Lewisville, Ohio, Route 1; one brother, Harold Ackerman, of Woodsfield; three sisters, Mrs. Eloise Smith, of Woodsfield; Mrs. Ruth Farmer, in England, and Mrs. Helen Strickling, of Woodsfield; one grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
    Friends were received at the Bauer and Turner Funeral Home.
    Services were held in the Bauer and Turner Funeral Chapel on Wednesday afternoon at one o’clock, with the Reverend Gene Kraus officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield. 

 

Baker, George Willis Baker

Source:  The Ashland [Ohio] Times Gazette; 8 Jan 1976

        George W. Baker, 83, of 1011 County Road 1175, died at Samaritan Hospital Wednesday [7 Jan 1976] afternoon following a long illness.

        The son of James and Alice Brown Baker, he was born in Monroe County July 16, 1892.  He was a retired blacksmith and farmer.

        On July 16, 1912, he was married to Grace Jacobs, who survives.

        Also surviving are two sons, the Rev. W. Wayne Baker of Philadelphia, Pa., and Lyle Baker of Ashland; 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Vera Scoby and Mrs. Lela Kutz of Wooster.

        Mr. Baker was a member of Grace Brethren Church.

 

Ballard, Harry Streeter Ballard, Sr.

Source:  The News-Leader [Springfield, Missouri]; 29 Jun 1976

        Harry Streeter Ballard, Sr., 87, of 2135 Mt. Vernon, died at 4:15 a.m. today at Park Central Hospital after a long illness.

        A retired farmer of the Grovespring community, he moved to Springfield 24 years ago.  He served as a deacon of the Happy Valley Church and later as deacon of the Little Vine Free Will Baptist Church, both in Grovespring.

        Survivors include his wife, Sarah; three sons, Larry, of Manchaa, Tex., Harry Jr., of 3151 West Harrison, and James, of Bonner Springs, Kan.; five daughters, Mrs. Lovie Still, Fair Grove, Mrs. Lois King, 1128 Overhill, Mrs. Mary Weaver, Grovespring, Mrs. Dorothy Brickey, Nixa, and Mrs. Fannie Buttram, Niangua; one brother, Claude, of Niangua; 48 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

        The family will be at the Ayre-Goodwin Chapel from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.  Funeral arrangements are under direction of Ayre-Goodwin.

*Submitter’s Note: Below is the funeral notice.

 

Ballard, Harry Streeter Ballard, Sr.

Source:  The News-Leader [Springfield, Missouri]; 29 Jun 1976

        Services for Harry Streeter Ballard, Sr., 87, of 2135 Mt. Vernon, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Little Vine Freewill Baptist Church in Grovespring.  The Revs. Henry Long and Edward Climer will officiate and burial will be in Little Vine Cemetery under direction of Ayre-Goodwin.

        Mr. Ballard died at 4:15 a.m. Monday in Park Central Hospital after a long illness.

        The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. today.

 

Barnes, Rosy E. Barnes nee Rubel

Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, September 2, 1976

       Mrs. Rosy E. Barnes, 88, of 5950 Brinker Street, S. W. Navarre, Ohio, died Sunday, August 22, 1976, in Timken Mercy Hospital, Canton.

       Born at Calais, April 20, 1888, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Barbara Crawford Rubel.

       A former Barnesville resident, she had resided in the Canton area since 1939.

       Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lloyd (Edith) Tilton, of Navarre, and Mrs. Homer (Eleanor) Harmon, of Canton; one son, James L. Barnes, of Louisville, Ohio; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; six sisters, Mrs. Viola Morrison, Miss Mary Rubel, Mrs. Grace Schwartz and Mrs. William (Mildred) Haymaker, all of Canton; Mrs. Brian (Dorothy) Shook, in Arizona, and Mrs. Harry (Amy) Wilson, of Barnesville, and three brothers, Benjamin Rubel, Samuel Rubel and Mancel Rubel, all of Canton.

       Her husband, William J. Barnes, preceded her in death August 9, 1973.

       Services were held Wednesday morning, August 25th , at ten o’clock in the Kreighbaum Funeral Home in Canton, with graveside services at two o’clock in Crestview cemetery, Barnesville, with Rev. Donald W. Bartow officiating.

 

Bates, Flavil Luzelle Bates nee Gatten

Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, August 19, 1976

       Mrs. Flavil L. Gatten Bates, 67, of Woodsfield, Route 3, died Thursday evening, August 12, 1976, in the Rohrig Nursing Home at Dennison, Ohio.

       She was born near Woodsfield, Ohio, October 4, 1908, a daughter of the late John and Martha Nalley Gatten.

       Mrs. Bates was a member of the Rich Fork Church of Christ.

       Surviving are her husband, George D. Bates; two daughters, Mrs. Jane Russell, of Warwood, W.Va., and Mrs. Martha Highman, of Ashland; three sons, Robert C. Bates and William Bates, of Ashland, and George L. Bates, of Woodsfield; one brother, Floyd Gatten, of Woodsfield; three sisters, Mrs. Evalee Harold, and Mrs. Winona Abricht, of Marietta, and Mrs. Irene Stutz, of Ashland; fourteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

       Friends were received at the Bauer and Turner Funeral Home in Woodsfield, where services were held Sunday afternoon at two o’clock with Minister Charles Hendershot officiating. Burial was in Oakawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Betts, Leona C. Betts nee Raymond

       In Memory of, Leona C. Betts   Born-May 22, 1916

       Date of Death-December 4, 1976

       Services from-Barkdull Funeral Home, Tuesday, December 7, 1976-1:30 p.m.

       Clergyman officiating-Reverend James E. Magaw   Trinity United Methodist Church

       Final Resting Place-Crawford County Memory Gardens

       Arrangements-Barkdull Funeral Home; Shelby, Ohio

 

Brownfield, Weldon Brownfield

Source: The Blade (Toledo, Ohio)

Weldon Brownfield, Sr., 57, of 3238 Maplewood Ave., died today in his home.  He was a driver 23 years for the Jeep Corp., retiring last year.  Surviving are his sons, Weldon, Jr., Donald, Ronald, Robert, David, James, Richard and Charles; daughters, Debbie, Dianne and Mrs. Linda Goodrich; brother, Stewart and mother, Nora Brownfield.    Services will be at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday in the Foth Mortuary, Jefferson Avenue, where the body will be after 2 p. m. Tuesday.

 

Carpenter, Clarence Carpenter

Source: Cambridge [Ohio] Jeffersonian; Saturday,  27 Nov. 1976

        QUAKER CITY--Clarence Carpenter, 82, died at 7 A.M. Friday (Nov. 26, 1976) in Barnesville Hospital.

         Mr. Carpenter made his home with Dale Mayberry, of Quaker City.  He was born in Monroe County Jan. 15, 1894, a son of Daniel and Eliza Ann Carpenter.

         A retired coal miner,  Mr. Carpenter leaves several nieces and nephews. Two sisters and one brother are deceased.

         Friends may call at the Eberle Funeral Home, Quaker City, from 7 until 9 P.M. Saturday, where services will be held Sunday at 2 P.M. with the Rev. Mary Scales officiating.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery here.

 

Carpenter, Clyde Carpenter

Source:  The Cambridge [Ohio] Jeffersonian, Wednesday 14 Jan 1976

BARNESVILLE---Clyde Carpenter, 86, 353 Church Street, died at 3:35 A.M. today (Jan. 14) at Barnesville Hospital.

         He was born March 10, 1889, in Monroe County, the son of the late William and Margaret Crawford Carpenter, and was a member of the United Methodist Church and charter member of Barnesville American Legion Post 168.  He was a veteran of World War 1 and an associate  member of Barnesville Veterans of Foreign Wars.

         Mr. Carpenter leaves one brother, Robert of Zanesville;  three step-daughters,  Mrs. Wayne (Opal) Brown, Barnesville,  Mrs. Dallas (Shelda) Adkins, Belmont R.D. and Mrs. A.D. Fred (Norma) Hausch, Barberton.

         Friends may call at Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Thursday.

         Services will be at 1:30 P.M. at the funeral home with Rev. David Smith officiating.  Other arrangements are incomplete.

         His wife, the former Blanche Todd, died in 1947 and four brothers and five sisters are deceased.

 

Carpenter, Otto B. Carpenter
Source: The Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated November 1976
    Otto B. Carpenter, 73, of Summerfield, Ohio, Route 1, died Thursday morning November 11, 1976, at eight o’clock, at his home following an extended
illness.  A retired farmer and truck driver, Mr. Carpenter was born June 21, 1903, in Monroe County, Ohio, the son of the late Richard and Mary Ann Brownfield
Carpenter.
    Mr. Carpenter leaves his wife, the former Ida Eschbaugh; three daughters, Mrs. Leanna Horton, of  Zanesville, Ohio; Mrs. Kathleen Keylor, of Caldwell, Ohio, and Mrs. Linda Shreve, of Summerfield, Route 1; one son, Dwight James Carpenter, of Summerfield, Route 1; eleven grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Bertha Jackson, of Cambridge, Ohio; Miss Ellen Carpenter, of Salesville, Ohio,  Mrs. Elizabeth Dollison, of Quaker City, Ohio; and one brother, Elza Carpenter, of Nashport.
    Services were held Saturday afternoon at one o’clock in the Brubach Funeral Home at Summerfield, with the Evangelist Bernard Mason officiating.  Burial was in Eastern Cemetery, Summerfield. 

 

Christman, Estella R. Christman nee Kilburn

Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, December 9, 1976

       Mrs. Estella R. Kilburn Christman, 76, of Lewisville died Sunday night December 5, 1976, in Marietta Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

       She was born October 5, 1900, in Monroe County, Ohio, a daughter of the late August and Mary Kahrig Kilburn.

       Mrs. Christman was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ at Lewisville.

       Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. William (Ruth) Seebach, of Lewisville; two sons, Eldon Christman, of Lewisville, Route 1, and Richard Christman of Columbus; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two brothers, Freeman Kilburn, of Lewisville, Route 1, and William Kilburn, of Cambridge and one sister, Mrs. Sylvia Armstrong, of Alliance.

       Her husband, Freeman preceded her in death November 27, 1968.

       Services were held Wednesday afternoon at one o’clock in the Bauer and Turner Funeral Chapel with Rev. Fred Nippert, of the Trinity United Church of Christ officiating. Burial was in Middle Church Cemetery.

 

Christman, Ronald E. Christman

Source:  The Spirit of Democracy [Woodsfield, Ohio]; Jan 1976

DR.  RONALD  CHRISTMAN,  45

        Dr. Ronald E. Christman, 45, Woodsfield, died Wednesday, January 7, 1976, in the Barnesville Hospital.  He was born in Woodsfield, October 17, 1930, a son of Mrs. Irene Withers Christman and the late Ronald E. Christman Sr.

        He was a member of the Woodsfield Church of Christ, a graduate of Ohio University, the Ohio State University School of Medicine, had served his internship at Akron City Hospital, and had been a practicing physician in Woodsfield and had also been associated with the Monroe County Clinic.

       Surviving are his widow, Barbara St. Clair Christman of Bath, Ohio; his mother, Irene Withers Christman of Woodsfield; four daughters, Jane, Sara, Reba and Rita, all of the home; two sons, Kent and Eric, both of the home; three sisters, Mrs. Zola Slaughter of Akron, Mrs. Doris Smith of Woodsfield and Mrs. Lorna Good of Dayton; four brothers, Jack and Sam, both of Woodsfield, Ray of Belleville, Ill., and Burris of Annandale, Va.

        Friends were received at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where services were held Saturday with Minister Harry Summers officiating.  Burial in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield.

 

Clark, Harry A. Clark

Source:  The Wayne Co. [Illinois] Press; 21 Jun 1976

Rural  Cisne  Man  Dies

        Harry A. Clark, 72, of rural Cisne, died at 8:35 a.m. Friday in Fairfield Memorial Hospital suffering from a malignancy.

        Mr. Clark formerly operated a service station in Evansville, Ind.  He moved to the Cisne area over 20 years ago.

Services Conducted

        Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Hosselton-DeSelms Funeral Home in Cisne, with Rev. Richard Schmidt officiating.  Burial was in the Johnsonville Cemetery.

        Mr. Clark was born in Carmi Apr. 29, 1904, the son of Harry and Lucy (Morris) Clark.  He was married to Inez Cariens who survives.

        He was a member of the Carmi Methodist Church.

The Survivors

        Surviving are his widow, Inez; a son, Michael, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Olen (Diane) Feather, of Wayne City, and Mrs. Eugene (Karen) Bruns, of Chesterfield, Mo.; a foster son, Thomas Wilson, at home; six grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. H. (Mary) Karner, of Seattle, Wash.

        An infant brother preceded him in death.

 

Cox, George S. Cox

Source: OWENSBORO [Kentucky]  MESSENGER AND INQUIRER; June, 1976

       George Cox, 80, of 711 Hall St., died Friday at his home. He was born in Spencer County, Ind., had operated a grocery at 8th and Hall Streets for 40 years, was a member of the Breckenridge Street United Methodist Church, was superintendent of the Sunday School for 23 years. He also was assistant teacher of the Wesley Men's Class, an organizer of the old Gospel Mission and a member of the board for 50 years.

       Survivors include his wife, Irene Bell Cox, three sons, William Cox of Mathiston, Miss., and Robert and Paul Cox, both of Owensboro; four daughters, Georgia Dantic, Evelyn Duncan and Clara Alexander, all of Owensboro and Doris Bennett of Irvington; 16 grandchilren; 14 great-grandchildren; a sister, Rose Chappel of Tell City, Ind; and a half-sister , Emma Edwards of Long Beach, Calif.

       Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Breckenridge Street United Methodist Church. Burial in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation after 5 p.m. today at Delbert J. Glenn Funeral Home.

 

Curry, Ivan A. Curry

Source:  The Tribune [Terre Haute, Indiana]; 26 Jun 1976

        Ivan A. Curry, 64, 514 North Main Street, Clinton, died at 9:50 p.m. Friday in Vermillion County Hospital. He was a member of the Bethlehem United Methodist Church, the New Goshen Masonic Lodge No. 557 F. & A.M. and the Vermillion County Low 12 Club.

        Surviving are his widow, Thelma; three sons, Billy, Middletown, Jerry, Bloomington, and James, Indianapolis; a daughter, Mrs. Jean Shelby, Avon Lake, Ohio; his father, Tom, Farmersburg; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Jess, Indianapolis; three sisters, Mrs. Hazel Musgrave, Huntsville, Ill., Mrs. Dorothy Caton, Sullivan, and Mrs. Mary Huntworth, Farmersburg; several nieces and nephews.

        Services were at 1:30 p.m. today at the First Funeral Home in Clinton. The Rev. Richard Gillum officiated. Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Masonic services were conducted at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

 

DeLong, Cletis Edward DeLong
Source: Memory card, November 15, 1976
    Cletis Edward DeLong, born February 4, 1918; died November 13, 1976; aged 58 years, 9 months, and 9 days; services at The Calais Church; Monday, November 15, 1976 at 1:00 p.m.; ministers officiating Reverend Myron K. Guiler and Reverend Philip B. Golden; burial in Calais Cemetery; arrangements by Brubach Funeral Home. 

 

Devoe, Charles A. DeVoe
Source: The Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated February 1976
    Charles A. DeVoe, 66, of 3811 Twenty-third Avenue West, Bradenton, Florida, died Saturday, February 7, 1976, in Manatwee hospital at Bradenton.  He was a native of Lewisville, Ohio, the son of the late Allen and Etta Carpenter DeVoe.
     He was a 1927 graduate of Lewisville high school. Mr. DeVoe and family moved to Bradenton in 1959. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Bradenton, and a member of Monroe Lodge No. 189, F. & A. M. ., Woodsfield.
    Surviving are his wife, Mary Brown DeVoe; two daughters, Mrs. Norma Watson, of Bradenton, Florida, and Miss Shirley DeVoe, of Columbus, Ohio and one sister, Miss Lyria DeVoe, of Lewisville.
    Services were held on Wednesday, February 11th, at the Bayshore Funeral Home. Burial was in Mansion Memorial Park, Bradenton. 

 

Edwards, Byron Vernon (Slim) Edwards
Source—Newsclipping

Edwards, Byron Vernon (Slim), 57, of 331 South Seventh Street, Marietta, died Wednesday morning, February 4, 1976, at 3:30 o'clock, after a several weeks illness.  He was born February 15, 1918 at Leith Run, a son of Charles S. and Carrie Canary Edwards.  Mr. Edwards was a mechanic, employed at Lowes Service Statioin, Marietta for thirty years. He was a member of American Legion Post No.64 and Moose Lodge No. 1823, Marietta.

In 1942, he married Phyllis J. Adkinson, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Richard McKenna of Whipple; two sons, John Edwards and Donn Edwards, of Marietta; seven grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Wilda Piatt, of Marietta, and his mother, Mrs. Carrie Edwards. 

His father, one sister, one brother and two grandchildren preceded him in death.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at two o'clock in the Hadley Funeral Home at Marietta, with Rev. Jack Welch officiating. Burial was in New Matamoras Cemetery.

 

Elliott, Harry F. Elliott
Source, Newsclipping

Elliott, Harry F., 64,  of  206 Green Street, Woodsfield, died Wednesday afternoon, November 17, 1976, in Barnesville Hospital where he had been a patient two months.  Born in Woodsfield, February 6, 1912, he was a son of the late Glenn and
Maude Perry Elliott. A veteran of World War II, he was past Commander of Monroe Post No. 87, American Legion; Past  Chefs-de-Gere of the 40 et B; a member of St. Sylvester's Church and Knights of Columbus. He also, was president of the Civil Service Employees Association.

Surviving are his wife, Gladys Schumacher Elliott; four daughters, Mrs. Wilbert (Pat) Carpenter, of Marshallsville, Ohio; Mrs. Robert (Marybel) Smithberger, of Sunbury, Ohio; Mrs. Melvin (Judy) Kemp, of Bethesda, and Mrs. Robert (Harriet) Furbee, of Gahanna; one son, Terry Elliott of  Woodsfield; one sister, Mrs. George (Althea) Schultz, of Hilltop Lakes, Texas; one brother, Glenn Elliott, of Massillon; three step-daughters, Mrs.John (Dianne) Kenney, of New Albany, Ohio; Mrs. John (Judith) Lowther, of Washington, Ohio, and Mrs. Bud (Carla) Armstrong, of Pataskala; a step-son, Herb Pfeffer, of Upper Arlington, Ohio; fourteen grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lucille Haren Elliott, on December 5, 1971.

Mass of Participation was held Saturday morning at eleven o'clock in St. Sylvester's Church, with Msgr. Robert  A. Brown officiating. Burial was in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Ozark.  Rosary devotions were held Friday evening at the Michner Funeral Home.

 

Fulton, Clarence Lybert Fulton
Source—Newsclipping

Fulton, Clarence Lybert, 85,of Macksburg, Route 1, died Wednesday noon, January 7, 1976.  He was born October 19, 1890, at Lower Salem, the son of the late William David and Rose Schofield Fulton.  Mr. Fulton was a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist Church. 

On April 16, 1919, he married Claire Williams, who died August 29, 1975.

Two sons and one daughter survive; Glen M. Fulton, of Macksburg, Route; Leslie L. Fulton, of East Liverpool, and Mrs. Charles Wasson, of Macksburg, Route. There are nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, January 10th, at one o'clock', in the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home, Marietta, with Rev. Donald Schafer officiating. Burial was in Salem Township Cemetery, Washington County.

 

Gallagher, Emma E. Gallagher nee Ulrich
Source—Newsclipping

Gallagher, Mrs. Emma E. Ulrich, 79, died Thursday morning, January 22, 1976, at 10:15 o'clock, at Summit Acres Nursing Home, Caldwell, following an extended illness.  She was born in Guernsey County, December 17, 1896, the daughter of the late John and Anna Wineman Ulrich.  Mrs. Gallagher was a former teacher in Belmont County and Faith, South Dakota, and Temperanceville postmistress. 

Surviving are two sons, Joseph N. Gallagher, of Malaga, and Gerald M. Gallagher, of Lore City; two daughters, Mrs. Paul (Leola) Brown, of Newark, and Mrs. Thomas (Martha) Perry, of Reynoldsburg; two step-daughters, Mrs. Everett (Mary) Starr, of Woodsfield, and Mrs. Walter (Pearl) Reischman, of Barnesville; one half-sister, Mrs. Pearl Tidrick, of Cambridge; one half-brother, Fred Van Note, of Kansas City, Kansas; twenty grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Her husband, George Walter Gallagher, died September 4, 1953. One son also preceded her in death.

Friends were received at the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home in Barnesville, with the Eberle Funeral Home of Quaker City in charge of arrangements.  The Rosary was recited at eight o'clock in the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home in Barnesville.  A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday morning at ten o'clock in St. Mary's Catholic Church at Temperanceville, with Rev. Vincent Huber officiating. Burial was in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Temperanceville.

 

Gibson, Frances V. Gibson nee Pittman
Source—Newsclipping

Gibson, Mrs. Frances V., 63, of 212 Walton Avenue, Barnesville, died Wednesday morning, January 7, 1976, at six o'clock, in Bellaire City Hospital.  She was born September 1, 1912, at Barnesville, a daughter of the late Harry and Jennie Howiler Pittman, formerly of Woodsfield.  Mrs. Gibson was a member of the East Main Street Church of Christ, in Barnesville.

Surviving are her husband, Walter Gibson; one daughter, Ruth Ann Garrett of Route 3, Millersburg; four sisters, Mrs. Arthur (Virginia) Knight, of Bannock; Mrs. Elmer (Adelia) Hoops, of Woodsfield; Mrs. William (Alta) Copeland, of Salem; and Mrs. Paul (Alma) Jumps, of Canton; and two grandsons.

Two sisters are deceased.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock in the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home at Barnesville, with Evangelist Danny Lamb and Evangelist Flavil Miller officiating. Burial was in Crestview Cemetery, Barnesville.

 

Goodballet, Bert H. Goodballet

Source: The Evening Review [East Liverpool, Ohio]; August 14, 1976, Front Page*

Bert H. Goodballet Dies; Services will be Monday

       Council President Bert H. Goodballet of 514 Martin St. who held the distinction of serving longer in elective municipal office than any other person in East Liverpool's modern history died today in City Hospital after a long illness. He was 72. He suffered from heart trouble and emphysema.

        Mr. Goodballet was born here July 24, 1904, a son of Conrad A. Goodballet and Alice Reed Goodballet.

       Services will be conducted Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Harold Sherman of the Grace United Presbyterian Church, of which Mr. Goodballet was a member. Burial will be in Longs Run United Presbyterian Cemetery.

        In addition to his widow Mrs. Dorothy Nicholson Goodballet who he married Oct. 24, 1924, survivors include three sons Gerald Goodballet, Donald Goodballet and Wayne Goodballet and a brother Maurice Goodballet; two sisters Mrs. Dolores Moore all of East Liverpool and Miss Thelma Goodballet of Miami, Fla., 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

*Submitter's Note:  This is a condensed version.  The newspaper copy was very faint and difficult to read.

 

Goodballet, Edith Goodballet, nee Winters

Source: The Evening Review [East Liverpool, Ohio]; Wednesday, October 12, 1976

        Mrs. Edith Fulmer Goodballet, 73, of 165 Vernia St. died Tuesday at 8:15 p.m. in City Hospital following an illness of 11 weeks.

        A lifelong resident, Mrs. Goodballet was born here March 19, 1903, a daughter of Morgan Winters and Minnie Boyd Winters. She retired in 1969 as a finisher for the Homer Laughlin China Co. after 50 years  service. She was a former member of the IBPAW.

        Besides her husband Clifford F. Goodballet, whom she married July 9, 1971 survivors include six sons, Morgan Fulmer and Wayne Fulmer both of East Liverpool, Herbert Fulmer of Wellsville, Russell Fulmer of  Newell, Homer Fulmer of Salem and Eugene Mathes of Akron, Ind.; a stepson Clifford F. Goodballet of Memphis, Tenn.; three daughters Mrs. John (Minnie) Boley of Wellsville, Mrs. Richard (Lindola) Phillips and Mrs. Donna Riggle, both of East Liverpool; three brothers James Winters of Shippingport, Fred Winters of Chester and William Winters of Hookstown; four sisters Mrs. Virginia Riddle and Mrs. Nell Barton both of Industry, Mrs. Ann Shephard of New Cumberland and Miss Mildred Winters of East Liverpool, 32 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

        Services will be held Saturday at 10:30 at the Martin Funeral Home with burial in Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens in Newell.

 

Grammer, Mildred A. Grammer nee Dunn
Source—Newsclipping

Grammer, Mrs. Mildred A, 59, of 106 North Ridge Drive, Hillandale, Martins Ferry, died Friday night, November 12, 1976, at Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling, W.Va.  She was born March 30, 1917, at Hannibal, a daughter of Harvey Earl Dunn
and Estelle Dillon Dunn.  Mrs. Grammer was a member of First United Methodist Church, Martins Ferry; the Friendship Class of the church; and Martins Ferry Lady Elks.

Surviving are her husband, Paul A, Grammer; two daughters, Terri J. Haid, of Parkersburg, W.Va., and Mrs. Gayle E. Malizia, of Tallmadge, Ohio; one brother, Earl Dunn, of Orlando, Florida; one sister, Mrs. Gwen Cecil, of Warner-Robins, Georgia, and five grandchildren.

Services were held Tuesday afternoon, November 16th at two o'clock, in the Keller Funeral Home at Martins Ferry, with the Rev. Kenneth Evans officiating. Burial was in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.

 

Guinn, Fred P. Guinn

Source:  findagrave web site; October, 1976 article

        Funeral services for Fred P. Guinn, 59, of Lebanon, were held Oct. 20 in Holman Funeral Home with the Rev. Earnest Beck officiating. Burial was in White Oak Pond Cemetery.

        Music was furnished by the Full Gospel Church. Escorts were Robert, Donald and Billy Guinn, Clarence Martin, Dale Robertson and Ronnie McVay.

        Fred P. Guinn, son of Carl and Frances Guinn was born Dec. 5, 1916 in Wright County and died Oct. 17 at his home.

        On Feb. 1, 1964, he was married to Violet Weaver. Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. Louise Garrett of Lebanon, three brothers, Frank of Grovespring, Freeman, Niangua and Bill of Lebanon; also a number of nieces and nephews.

 

Hardy, Carrie Bell Hardy nee Lippencott
Source—Newsclipping

Hardy, Mrs. Carrie Bell ,79, of Coshocton, Route 4, Cambridge and Zanesville died Monday morning, January 19, 1976, at 12:10 o'clock, in Coshocton Memorial Hospital.  She was born September 7, 1896 in New Matamoras, a daughter of the late
Lemuel and Clara Farra Lippencott.  She was married to Charles R. Hardy, who died in October 1948. Mrs. Hardy was a member of the Wesleyan Church.

Surviving are five sons, Rueben Hardy and Richard Hardy, of  Zanesville; Raymond Hardy, of Cambridge; Charles Hardy, Jr., of Mansfield and Robert Hardy, of Coshocton, Route 4;  four daughters, Mrs. Mary Ellen Ford, of Zanesville; Mrs. Florence Hayes, of Coshocton, Route 4; Mrs. Dorothy Snell, of Newscomerstown; and Mrs. Betty Gill, of Warren; one sister, Mrs. Tillie
Bates, of Shadyside; thirty-three grandchildren; thirty great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Two sisters and five grandchildren preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held in the Thorn Funeral Home at Cambridge on Wednesday afternoon, January 21st, at one o'clock, with the Rev. Curtis A. Arnold officiating. Burial was in Northwood Cemetery, Cambridge.

 

Haupt, Florence Virginia Haupt, nee Calvert

Source:  Martins Ferry [Ohio] Times Leader; 19 Mar 1976

        Florence  Virginia Calvert Haupt, 73, 247 East Main St., St. Clairsville, died Friday.  She was born Oct. 2, 1902, in Houston, Tex., a daughter of Ernest and Mabel Everett Calvert.

        She was a member of Thorburn United Methodist Church, St. Clairsville, and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

        Surviving is her husband, Alexander W. Haupt.

        Funeral services were Monday.  Burial was in Beaver Cemetery, Batesville.

 

Hayes, Ethel Hayes, nee Hollingsworth

Source:  The Cedar Rapids Gazette,Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Sunday, July 4, 1976, Page 3

        Kinross - Ethel A. Hayes. 74. Tuesday at 1:30, English River Church of the Brethren. Burial in Pennington cemetery, south of Sigourney. Friends may call at Powell's. South English, after 2 today.

 

Hendershot, Icie Elizabeth Hendershot nee Miller

       Mrs. Icie Elizabeth Hendershot, 76, of Germantown, died on arrival at Marietta Memorial Hospital at four o’clock Friday afternoon, April 2, 1976.  She was born October 27, 1899, at Germantown, a daughter of the late Elwood and Rosie Devine Miller.  On February 21, 1917, she married George M. Hendershot, who preceded her in death, as did one son, three brothers and a sister.

       One son and four daughters survive, Brady Hendershot, Mrs. Jessie Kehl and Mrs. Goldie Myers, all of Lower Salem Route 2; Mrs. Fay Wittekind, of Marietta Route 4; and Mrs. Marjorie Reed, of Marietta.

       Mrs. Hendershot spent all her life in the Germantown community.  She was a member of Dalzell Church of Christ.

       Services were held Monday afternoon at 12:30 o’clock in the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home, Marietta, with additional services at 1:30 o’clock, in the Dalzell Church of Christ, with Minister Jesse Nutter officiating.  Burial was in Dalzell Cemetery.

 

Highman, Allen Edwin Highman

Source:  The Monroe County Beacon, dated, March 18,1976

Allen Edwin Highman , 61, of 8218 Norwalk Road, Litchfield, Ohio died Monday morning, March 8,1976 in Medina Community Hospital.  He was born near Graysville, Ohio, September 10,1914, a son of the late  A. H.  and Minnie Lucas Highman.
Mr. Highman was a member of the Litchfield United Church of Christ Congregational and Masonic Lodge No. 385.  He had been self-employed since retiring, after twenty years employed with the Gulf Oil Company.

Surviving are his wife, Bessie Craig Highman; three daughters, Mrs. Irma Ensign, of Sullivan, Ohio; Mrs. JoAnn Turner, of Medina and Mrs. Kathy Myers, of Spencer, Ohio; five sons, Richard Highman, of Sharon Center, Ohio; James, Paul, Kenneth and Ralph Highman, of Litchfield; eight grandchildren;  one sister, Mrs. Thelma Gibbons, of Woodsfield; two brothers, Burdette Highman, of Zanesville and Everett Highman, of St. Petersburg, Florida; his stepmother, Mrs. Alma Highman, and half brother, Ray Highman, of  Woodsfield, Ohio.

Services were held  Wednesday afternoon, March 10th, at 1:30 o'clock at the Litchfield United Church of Christ Congregational with Rev. Stanley Robinson officiating.  Burial was in Litchfield Cemetery with The Waite and Son Memorial Home of Medina in charge.

 

Hines, George H. Hines

George H. Hines of Route 5 Greensburg, Pa. died Thursday afternoon, Dec 16, 1976.   He was born February 3, 1898 in Lewisville, Ohio, the son of the late Lelander and Carrie Morrison Hines.

Mr. Hines is survived by his wife Bernice Stoffel Hines; three daughters, Mrs. Helen Richardson, of Salt Lake City, Utah; Mrs. Georgia Taylor, of San Diego, California; and Mrs. Hazel Palmer, of Route 5, Greensburg, Pa.; two sons, Charles H. Hines, of  Plesant Unity, Pa., and Phillip M. Hines, of Route 5 Greensburg; twenty one grandchildren, six great grandchildren,

and three brothers, James Hines, of Graysville, Ohio, Clifford Hines and Lonnie Hines , of Lewisville, Ohio.

Services were held Sunday, December 19th at the James P. Gaut Funeral Home, Plesant Unity, Pa.

 

Hobbs, Mary H. Hobbs, nee Sorenson

Source:  The Galva [Illinois] News; 29 Jan 1976

Mary     Hobbs

Galva      Bussinesswoman [sic--Businesswoman]      Succumbs

        Funeral services for Mrs. Glenn (Mary) H. Hobbs, long-time Galva businesswoman, were held at 10 a.m., Monday at the Johnson-Gill-Schuster Chapel.

        Rev. Eugene Anderson officiated and burial was in the Galva Cemetery.

        Mrs. Hobbs, 75, died at 6:03 p.m. Thursday, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee, Ill., where she had been admitted as a patient a few hours before.  She had resided at the Americana Nursing Home, Kankakee, since December and had been in failing health the past three months.  She was born on a farm near Toulon, on August 29, 1900, on [sic--one] of four children of Christie and Levina Sorensen [sic--Sorenson].

        Mrs. Hobbs was educated in the Toulon schools and graduated from Toulon High School with the class of 1918.  She attended Bradley University and was married to Glenn H. Hobbs, October 7, 1922, at Henry, Ill.  He preceded her in death on July 3, 1956.  She lived in Ripton and Milwaukee, Wis., before moving to Galva in 1938 when the House Jewelry Store was purchased.  She operated the business until her illness.

        Mrs. Hobbs was a member of First Congregational Church, Galva; past president of the American Legion Auxiliary, Galva; member of the LMI; Eastern Star; past president of Galva Woman's Club, and a past member of the 40 and 8.

        She is survived by one son, James H. Hobbs, Onarga, Ill.; one sister, Mrs. Clara Goodwin, Morton, Ill. and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, three half sisters and two half brothers.

        Memorials may be directed to the Cancer Fund.

 

Hoge, Helen Hoge nee Korner
Source—Newsclipping

Hoge, Mrs. Helen Korner, 78, of 121 North Paul Street, died Thursday afternoon, February 12, 1976, in Barnesville Hospital, following a heart attack. She was born July 12, 1896, the daughter of the late Dr. Alexander and Florence Dorsey Korner.  Mrs. Hoge was a member of the Woodsfield United Methodist Church and a retired school teacher. 

Preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Hoge, October 20, 1970, and one sister, Miss Gertrude Korner, March 30, 1974, she is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Services were held Sunday afternoon, February 15th at two o'clock, in the Bauer and Turner Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Paul Price, officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield.

 

Hollingsworth, Chester Hollingsworth

Source:  The Ottumwa [Iowa] Courier; 12 Apr 1976

        Chester Ira Hollingsworth, 60, of 722 N. Green, died at 8 p.m. Saturday at his home.

        He was inspector for the city housing code enforcement and vice president of Municipal Credit Union.  He served 23 years as a manager in Ottumwa Little League baseball and the Babe Ruth Leagues.

        He was born in Rose Hill on Oct. 22, 1915, to Ira and Myrtle Kincade* Hollingsworth.  He had been an Ottumwa resident since 1948 and was married to Mary Phillips.

        Surviving are his wife; three sons, Michael of Ottumwa, Dennis of Waukegan, Ill., and Paul at home; two daughters, Mrs. Carolee Starovich of Waukegan, Ill., and Mary Denise Hollingsworth at home; two brothers, Willard of Ridgewater, Canada, and Leonard of South English; five sisters, Mrs. Opal Parr of Ottumwa, Mrs. Helen Reed of Kirkville, Mrs. Ethel Hayes of Kinross, Mrs. Margaret Newman of Keota and Mrs. Ruth Coble of Dubuque and five grandchildren.

        He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

        The funeral will be Tuesday, 2 p.m., at St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Rev. Walter Helms celebrating a Requiem Mass.  Burial will be in Pennington Cemetery, south of Sigourney.  A Christian Wake service will be held at 7 o'clock tonight at Jay Funeral Home.

        Pallbearers will be Walter Epperson, Jerry (Baldy) Jones, Paul Laird, Harold Miller, Paul Edmund and Leroy Fleming.

*Submitter's Note:  The family name is most often seen spelled as KINKADE.

 

Holzle, Julia Gertrude Holzle, nee Hyatt

Source:  The Topeka [Kansas] State Journal; 24 Nov 1976

        HOLTON -- Mrs. Julia Gertrude Holzle, 92, Route 2, Holton, died here Tuesday in a hospital where she had been a  patient two weeks.

        She was born Sept. 26, 1884, in Topeka where she lived before she moved to the Holton community 20 years ago.  She was a member of First Baptist Church at Holton.

        Her husband, William Holzle, died Nov. 4, 1933.

        Survivors include a daughter, Freda Holzle, Route 2, Holton; a son, William F. Holzle, 425 Polk, Topeka; a sister, Mrs. Ida Oldham, Fort Worth, Tex.; and a brother, Ralph Hyatt, Denison.

        Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Mercer Funeral Home at Holton.  Graveside services will be at 11:45 a.m. Friday at Rochester Cemetery in Topeka.  Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church at Holton.

 

Howell, Andrew J. Howell
Source—Newsclipping

Howell, Andrew J. ,78, of Jerusalem, Route 1, died Sunday morning, November 28, 1976, in Barnesville Hospital following an extended illness.  He was born in Monroe County, August 18, 1898, the son of the late George and Margaret Groff  Howell.  Mr. Howell was a member of the Zion Church of Christ. 

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Frank Malcuit, of Orville, and Mrs. Royden Mann, of Wooster, Route 3; six sons, Clarence Howell, of Jerusalem, Route 1; John Howell and Robert Howell, of Orville; Jack Howell and George Howell , of Wooster, and Vernon Howell, of North Lawrence, Ohio; twenty-seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one brother, John
Howell of Beallsville; one sister, Mrs Dorotha Long, of Rittman, and several nieces and nephews.

Services were held Wednesday afternoon at one o'clock in the Bauer and Turner Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Zion Cemetery on Beallsville, Route 2.

 

Jones, Lewis Webster Jones
Source—Newsclipping

Jones, Lewis Webster, 91, of 810 Timberlane, Galion, Ohio, formerly of Cambridge, died Sunday afternoon, November 21, 1976 at 3:30 o'clock in Galion Community Hospital, following an extended illness.  He was born in Sardis, February 27,1885, the son of the late Samuel and Mary Rush Jones.  Mr. Jones was a glass packer for Cambridge Glass Company for forty years. He was a member of the Free Methodist Church of Cambridge. 

Surviving are two sons; the Rev. Herman Jones, of Galion and the Rev. Clarence F. Jones of Lima; two daughters, Mrs. Opal M. Tucker, of Canton, and Mrs. Alice Gill of Cambridge; thirteen grandchildren; forty-three great grandchildren; twenty-four great-great grandchildren, and two sisters; Mrs.Nonie Snell of Woodsfield, and Mrs. Nola Jones, of Canton.

His wife, the former Birdie Wright, died in 1966. One son, three brothers and two sisters are also deceased.

Services were held Wednesday afternoon, November 24th, at 1:30 o'clock in the Free Methodist Church at Cambridge. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery, Byesville.

 

Jones, Samuel Everett Jones

Samuel Everett Jones, 88, resident of 5-23rd St., McMechen, died Saturday at Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling ,WV.

Preceded in death by his wife Ella Hossman Jones, February 26, 1972, he is survived by a sister, Mrs. Roy (Alice) Myers of Sardis; two brothers, Orville S. of Bridgeport and Homer E. of Sardis.

Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Marshall St., McMechen, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens, Sherrard, WV.

 

Kent, Howard W. Kent

Source:  The East Liverpool [Ohio] Evening Review; 15 Nov 1976

        Howard W. Kent, 62, of 468  6th Ave., Lacroft,* died Sunday at 5:10 p.m. in Rochester Unit of the Beaver County Medical Center where he had been admitted earlier  following a massive coronary suffered at home.

        Mr. Kent was born Nov. 15, 1914, in Sistersville, W. Va., a son of D. E. Kent and Bessie Elizabeth Williams Kent.  He had been employed as a pipe fitter in the cold strip at Crucible Steel Division of Colt Industries, last working Satruday [sic--Saturday].  He was a member of Local 1212 United Steel Workers and the Rogers Assembly of God church where he had one time served on the board.

        In addition to his widow, Mrs. Francis E. Kent at home, survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Beverly) Jackson, Mrs Larry (Brenda) Olmstead, both of Glenmoor, and Mrs. Marlene Fry and Mrs. Robert (Arlene) Smith, both of LaCroft; two sons, Howard S. Kent of East Liverpool and Joseph Kent of Lansing, Mich., and 16 grandchildren.

        The rites will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the First Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Donald Dohm, assisted by the Rev. Robert Davidson of Toronto Assembly of God Church.   Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.

*Submitter's Note:  This is usually seen spelled as "LaCroft.”

 

Kurtzman, Ella Kurtzman, nee Eggensperger

Source:  The Zanesville [Ohio] Times Recorder; 6 or 7 Apr 1976

        CLARINGTON -- Mrs. Ella Eggensperger Kurtzman, 92, of 7215 East pike, formerly of Clarington, died Monday evening in her home.

        She was born Dec. 8, 1883,* at Clarington.  She was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church.  Her husband, Frank Kurtzman, died in April 1954.

        Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Ralph (Mildred) McKelvey of Durand, Mich., and Mrs. Worley (Virginia) Derisford** of Zanesville; 10 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

        Friends may call at Rush Funeral Home in Clarington after 7 p.m. today.  Final arrangements are incomplete.

Submitter's Notes:

        * The Social Security Death Index online gives her birth as January 18, 1881.

        **  This name should be BERISFORD.

Below is a funeral notice.

Ella Kurtzman, nee Eggensperger

Source:  The Zanesville [Ohio] Times Recorder; 7 or 8 Apr 1976

KURTZMAN

        Services for Mrs. Ella Eggensperger Kurtzman, 92, of 7215 East pike, formerly of Clarington, who died Monday, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Rush Funeral Home in Clarington.  Burial will be in Clarington Cemetery.

 

Lendon, Wilbur Hudson Lendon

Wilbur Hudson Lendon age 52 died at his residents of 1 Washington Avenue, Bridgeport Monday January 12, 1976.  Born at Key, September 14, 1923 son of Williard and Grace Wheeler Lendon Passmore. He was a veteran of WWII. Surviving mother of Glencoe, widow: Leona Martin Lendon: sons, Wilbur and William of the home, their daughters Mrs. Mary Bailey of Key, Mrs. Leona Berry of St. Clairsville, Pamela of the home, one brother Merle of Warner Robbins, Ga. and one sister, Gladys Yeager of Jacobsburg. Buried at, Holly Memorial Garden, Pleasant Grove.

 

McMahon, Albert Emerson McMahon

 Source: Newspaper clipping, Painesville, Lake County Ohio, September 1976

  A former Painesville teacher, Albert E. McMahon, 69, of 121 Gillette St., Painesville, died this morning, September 16, 1976, at his home as the result of an apparent heart attack.

  A son of the late John B. and Margaret Schneider McMahon, he was born at Shadyside, Ohio October 1, 1906. He had resided in Painesville since 1943 when he came here to teach. Before his retirement, Mr. McMahon taught at Champion Junior High School, Harvey High School, and Walnut Junior High School.

  He married Miss Elta Crum August 25, 1935 in Wellsburg, W. Va.

  Mr. McMahon was a member of the First Church of Christ of Painesville, and local, state, and National Teachers Associations

Survivors include: his widow; daughter, Mrs. Margaret Ann Rothwell of Budd Lake, N.J.; son, Robert E. McMahon of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother William H. McMahon.

  Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Woodsfield First Church of Christ, Woodsfield, Ohio, with the Rev. Amon G. McSwords of the First Church of Christ, Painesville, officiating.

  Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield.

  Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville.

 

Mercer, Pearl Belle Mercer, nee Mercer

Source:  newspaper clipping; 31 Mar 1976

        Pearl B. Mercer, 90, of 314 Tenth street of Moundsville, died Tuesday in Reynolds Memorial Hospital.
        She was born in Tyler County on October 19, 1885, daughter of John W. and Lucinda Gump Mercer.
She was a member of the Graysville Calvary United Methodist Church.
        She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Mercer Sr.,* in 1947 and a son, Russell E. Mercer in 1972.

Surviving are seven daughters, Mrs. Lillian Wright of Follansbee, Mrs. Opal Wetzel of Cadiz, Mrs. Sada Wayson of Littleton, Mrs. Hilda Babich and Mrs. Charles (Mary) Goodrich, both of Moundsville, Mrs. Charles (Gail) Roberts of Hundred, Mrs. Harry (Juanita) West of Tucson, Ariz., three sons, Burl C. of Kinsman, Ohio, Charles W. and Dale F., both of Moundsville; thirty-eight grandchildren; seventy-four great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren.
        Friends will be received at the Grisell Funeral Home, Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
        Services will be conducted from the funeral home Friday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Gene Holt officiating.
Interment will be in Northview cemetery, New Martinsville.

*Submitter's Note:  She was married to Charles Alfred Mercer. 

 

Modarelli, John Modarelli

Source:  The Youngstown [Ohio] Vindicator; 13 Aug 1976

John     Modarelli     Dies;     Rites     Monday

        STRUTHERS -- John (Jack) Modarelli, 68, of 253 Overlook Blvd., died at 5:45 a.m. Thursday in St. Elizabeth Hospital after a six-month illness.

        Mr. Modarelli was born Nov. 11, 1907, in Youngstown, a son of James and Mary Wolfe Modarelli, moving to Struthers 39 years ago.

        He was an employee of the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. 40 years, retiring in 1962.  He was a furnace attendent [sic] at the Struthers rod and wire mill.

        He was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in Saipan, Okinawa and Iwo Jima.  He was a member of Bethlehem United Church of Christ, Sulgrave Lodge 696, F. & A.M., the Mahoning Consistory and the Aut Mori Grotto.

       Besides his wife, the former Phyllis Runion, whom he married July 30, 1937, he leaves one brother, Jospeh W. of Springfield, Mo.; five sisters, Mrs. Catherine Clement, Miss Rose Modarelli and Mrs. Jeannette Michelin of Youngstown, Mrs. Marian Moorhouse of Boardman, and Mrs. Violet Montmore of Liberty.

        Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Davidson Becker Funeral Home, where friends may call from  7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

        The body will lie in state at Riverview Cemetery, East Liverpool on Monday, where a committal service will be held at 2:30 p.m.  Masonic services will be conducted at 9 p.m. Sunday.

 

Neuhart, James Neuhart

Source:  Cambridge [OHIO] Jeffersonian, Tuesday, 29 June 1976

       QUAKER CITY--James Neuhart, 61, of Batesville, died today at 4 A.M. (June 29, 1976) at Barnesville Hospital.

       He was born in Byesville, May 8, 1915, son of F. A. Neuhart and the late Hazel Mercer Neuhart.      He worked for a number of years at Floyd's Lumber Mill, Quaker City, and was a member of the VFW of Barnesville and the American Legion Post 578 of Batesville. In addition to his father, Mr. Neuhart leaves a daughter, Mrs. Sandra Clift of Zanesville; a son, Virgil Neuhart of California; seven grandchildren; four brothers, Ralph of Cambridge, Ray of Columbus, Jack of California and Richard of Batesville; and a sister, Mrs. Marie Morris of Canton.

       A brother and a sister are deceased.   Services will be Thursday at 1 P.M. at the Eberle Funeral Home, Quaker City, where friends may call Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery.

 

Nusbaum, Sol Nusbaum

Source:  The Cleveland [Ohio] Plain Dealer; 19 Apr 1976

NUSBAUM

       Sol Nusbaum, dearly beloved husband of Lillian, devoted father of David, dearest brother of Jack, Mrs. Irene Levy, Mrs. Esther Saperstein, Mrs. Celia Pollack, Mrs. Eunice Volk, Fannie Flax (deceased) and Benjamin (deceased), loving grandfather of Jason.  Services will be held at THE  BERKOWITZ-KUMIN  INC.  MEMORIAL  CHAPEL,  1985  S.  TAYLOR  RD.,  CLEVELAND  HEIGHTS, Monday, April 19, at 10 a.m.  Interment Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Cancer Fund of the Aristocrat  West Nursing Home-Childrens Ward.

 

Okey, Fred Okey

Fred Okey, 85, of Woodsfield, died Thursday morning, March 18, 1976, at 12:30 o'clock, in the Monroe County Home where he was a patient twelve years.

   He was born October 11, 1890 at Stafford, Ohio, a son of Frank W. Okey, and a Grand son of Edward and Catharine Okey. He was a member of the Stafford Christian Church.

   Mr. Okey leaves two half-brothers, Harry Sebach and Henry Sebach, both of Zanesville, and a Half sister, Mrs. Catherine Wilson, of Zanesville.

   Services were held Saturday afternoon at one o'clock in the Gardner Funeral Home at Woodsfield, with Rev. Tim Jones officiating. Burial was in the Stafford Cemetery.

 

Pfalzgraf, Claremont Pfalzgraf
Source: Memory card, November 2, 1976
    Claremont Pfalzgraf, date of birth February 28, 1885; departed this life November 2, 1976; services Rockport United Methodist Church on November 6, 1976, Saturday at 2:00 p.m.; clergyman officiating Reverend Paul Knierim; interment Limestone Cemetery; arrangements by Leavitt Funeral Home on 403 Seventh Street in Parkersburg, West Virginia.

 

Pierce, Carroll L. Pierce

Source: Barnesville Enterprise, Barnesville, Ohio; March 18, 1976

       Carroll L. Pierce, son of Charles and Tina Pierce, formerly of Belmont, died Wednesday, March 10 in Beckley Hospital. A resident of 4124 Grafton Rd., Brunswick, Ohio, he was a retired overseer in the mechanical division of General Motors in Chicago.

       Born November 16, 1907, he was laid to rest from Jardine Funeral Home in Strongsville on Saturday, March 13 at two o’clock. Services were conducted by Rev. John K. Long, and interment was made in Sunset Memorial Park in North Olmstead.

       He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Bunting of the home; a son Gary Pierce, of North Olmstead; two grandsons, Jeff Pierce of the home and Dr. Mark Pierce of North Carolina.

       Mr. Pierce was a member of the Masonic Lodge and also of the Belmont Church of Christ.

       Those from Barnesville who attended the services on Saturday were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bunting, Mr. and Mrs. James Bunting and daughter, Brenda, Mr. and Mrs. Ray McCort, Mrs. Rose Huntsman, Mrs. Lela Bunting, Mrs. Robert Hall, Mrs. Sam Allar, Mrs. Fred Skinner, Mrs. Barbara Tetlow, Mrs. Audrey Ball, Mrs. Bernard Carpenter, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Huntsman and three children and Lawrence Bunting. 

 

Roth, Margaret Roth, nee Ballein

Source:  The Danville [Illinois] Commercial-News; 15 Sep 1976

Mrs. Margaret Roth

        Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Pape Memorial Home for Mrs. Margaret Roth, 79, of 1312 N. Gilbert.  She died at 9:48 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 14, 1976) shortly after admission to Lakeview Medical Center.

        The Rev. Sue Ann Looft will officiate.  Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Pape Memorial Home.

        Mrs. Roth was the owner-operator of Roth Beauty Shop for nearly 55 years until she retired last year.  She attended Galaugh Grade school and is a 1916 graduate of Sidell High School.

        She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Daughters of the American Revolution, and a former member of the Beauty Operators Union.  Her hobbies were craftwork and gardening.

        She was the daughter of John and Minnie Davis Ballein.  She was married in November 1920 to William Wendall* Roth who died in 1960.

        Survivors include two sisters, Veda Ballein of Danville and Elsie Craddock of Sidell; a brother John Ballein of LaGrange; and a son John of Woodruff, Wisc.

*Submitter's Note:  The listing on findagrave gives William's middle name as WINFRED.

 

Schehl, Victor L. Schehl

Source:  The Canton [Ohio] Repository;  11 Mar 1976

SCHEHL

VICTOR L., age 47, of 3886* Stonebridge NW, North Canton, was pronounced dead on arrival Wednesday morning at Aultman Hospital.  He is survived by his wife, Audrey, of the residence.  One son, Steven Trey of the residence.  Three daughters:  Terri Lyn, Leanna Marie of the residence and Vicki Lynn of Canton.  His parents:  Mr. and Mrs. Royner Schehl of Caldwell, Ohio.  Two brothers:  John Schehl of the Philippines and Richard Schehl of Pittsburgh, Pa.  Three sisters:  Mrs. Dale (Mary) Merry of Canton, Mrs. Albert (Rita) Crock of Zanesville and Mrs. Dale (Donna) Bridgeman* of Caldwell.  He was born in Caldwell and was a resident of the North Canton area for the past 25 years.  He was a dirigible pilot for the Navy during World War II.  He was a former pilot for the Canton Repository and the Imperial  Electric Co. of Akron.  He was also a former flight instructor at Akron-Canton Airport and the Akron Airport.  He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church of North Canton and the East Ohio Pilot's Association.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. in St. Paul's Catholic Church.  Burial will be in Sunset Hills Burial Park.  Calling hours 2-4 and 7-9 Friday at the Korle* and Sons Funeral Home.

*Submitter's Note:  This was difficult to read and may be in error.

 

Schoonover, Harvey Schoonover- Harvey H. Schoonover, 59, of 172 Fourteenth Street, Barberton, Ohio, died in Barberton Citizens Hospital, Thursday, January 8th.  (1976) He was born in Sardis, July 2, 1918, a son of George and Edna Jones Schoonover.  Surviving are his wife, Vada Schoonover, two sons, Harvey Schoonover Jr., and Thomas Toomey of Barberton, one daughter, Mrs. Norma Jean Petrekovic of Barberton, four sisters Mrs. Ruth VanCamp and Mrs. Opal Bristol of Wheeling, Mrs. Anna Barth of New Martinsville and Mrs. Sylvia O’Neill of Sardis, two brothers, Calvin Schoonover of Sardis and Clark Schoonover of Columbus, three grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at two o’clock in the Rush Funeral Home of Sardis, with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olive Cemetery, near Sardis.

 

Seevers, Ralph W. Seevers

Source: The Evening Review [East Liverpool, Ohio]; Wednesday, June 23, 1976

        Services will be held Friday at 10:30 for Ralph W. (Pete) Seevers, 63, of Echo Dell Trailer Court who was dead on arrival at City Hospital Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. of natural causes.

        He was born in East Liverpool Dec. 18, 1912, a son of Perry Seevers and Sena Goodballet Seevers Schneider and had resided in the area his life time.

        Mr. Seevers had been employed as a custodian at the East Liverpool High School for 20 years and  last worked as a guard at the Quaker State Refinery in 1974.

        He attended the Pennsylvania Ave. United Methodist Church and was a member of the Old- timers  Baseball Association.

        Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ethel Warner Seevers who he married Jan. 20, 1950; two stepsons Robert Moore of East Liverpool and Thomas Moore of Topeka, Kansas; a daughter Mrs. Robert (Regina) Hildebrand of Rittman; two brothers Harold Seevers of East Liverpool and Clinton Seevers of Buena Park, Calif., eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

        Services will be conducted at the Martin Funeral Home with burial in the Riverview Cemetery.

 

Seevers, Ralph W. Seevers

Source: The Evening Review [East Liverpool, Ohio]; Wednesday, June 23, 1976

        Services will be held Friday at 10:30 for Ralph W. (Pete) Seevers, 63, of Echo Dell Trailer Court who was dead on arrival at City Hospital Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. of natural causes.

        He was born in East Liverpool Dec. 18, 1912, a son of Perry Seevers and Sena Goodballet Seevers Schneider and had resided in the area his life time.

        Mr. Seevers had been employed as a custodian at the East Liverpool High School for 20 years and  last worked as a guard at the Quaker State Refinery in 1974.

        He attended the Pennsylvania Ave. United Methodist Church and was a member of the Old- timers Baseball Association.

        Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ethel Warner Seevers who he married Jan. 20, 1950; two stepsons Robert Moore of East Liverpool and Thomas Moore of Topeka, Kansas; a daughter Mrs. Robert (Regina) Hildebrand of Rittman; two brothers Harold Seevers of East Liverpool and Clinton Seevers of Buena Park, Calif., eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

        Services will be conducted at the Martin Funeral Home with burial in the Riverview Cemetery.

 

Siegenthaler, Edward A. Siegenthaler

Source:  The Akron [Ohio] Beacon Journal; Friday, 19 March 1976

        Edward A. Siegenthaler, 79, of 1264 Sawyer av., died March 19 at St. Thomas Hopsital after a sudden illness.

        He was born in Monroe County, O., and was a 58-year resident of Akron.  He was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ and the Golden Agers' Bowling League.  He retired in 1962 from the Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. with 45 years' service.

        He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Ann M. Hedgepeth, of Northampton; sons, William, of Kent, and Arthur, of Akron; sister, Mrs. Ella Gehring, New Martinsville, W.Va.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

        Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hennessy Funeral Home, 936 N. Main st., Rev. Clarence T. Gilham officiating.  Interment Chestnut Hill Memorial Park.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.  (Hennessy, Akron, 535-1518).

 

Smith, Herman Smith

Source:  The Marietta [Ohio] Times; 12 Feb 1976

        Herman Smith, 67, Caldwell Rt. 1, died at 3 a.m. today in Marietta Memorial Hospital. Death followed a six week illness with a heart condition.

        He was born April 30, 1908, a son of Maywood and Eunice Smith. He had retired as an employee of Marietta Ignition (auto parts store). He was a member of the Stafford Church of Christ.

        On Oct. 3, 1927, he married Erma VanFossen, who survives with three daughters, Mrs. Robert Leeper, Lewisville Rt. 2, Mrs. James Crum, Stafford, and Mrs. Lester Mallet, New Concord and three sons, Earl, Johnstown, Franklin, Caldwell Rt. 1, and Don of the home. There are 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Oleta Barcus, Newark and Mrs. Dorothy Cunningham, Marietta.

        Two stepsisters survive, Mrs. Mary Bush and Mrs. Freda Baker. Three brothers and one sister are deceased.

        Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Stafford Church of Christ with Jess Nutter officiating and burial in Stafford Cemetery. Friends may call at Mallet Funeral Home, Stafford, after 6 this evening and until 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, when the body will be taken to the church.

 

Smith, Wilma Smith, nee Longfellow

Source: The Columbus [Ohio] Dispatch;  Thursday, Dec. 16, 1976

SMITH

        Wilma P. Smith, age 44, 163 Saratoga Drive, Johnstown, Wednesday.  Survived by husband Earl B., Johnstown, daughter, Mrs. Connie Taylor, Westerville; sons, Bradley J., Bruce G. of the home, 3 grandchildren; mother, Mrs. Ethel Longfellow, Cambridge, Ohio; sisters, Mrs. Martha Murray, Cambridge, Ohio, Mrs. Mabel Cox, St. Marys, West Virginia; brother, Harold Longfellow, New Matamoras, Ohio.  One son deceased.  Funeral services Saturday, 2:30 p.m. CROUSE AND SON CHAPEL, Johnstown.  Burial Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown.  Friends may call 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

 

Stallings, Grover G Stallings

Jeffersonian Friday  17 September 1976

Quaker City - Grover G Stallings, 91 Salesville R.D. 1 died at 8:50 a.m. Thursday Sept 16, 1976 at the Barnesville Hospital.
He was born Sept 26, 1884 in Jackson County, W. Va. the son of the late Lott__ David and Emily McVay Stallings, and was a member of the United Methodist Church and a retired farmer. 

Mr Stallings leaves his wife, the former Dulcie Danford whom he married Feb 28, 1914; two sons, Lester Stallings, New Concord R.D. 2, Ellis Stallings, Jonesville, Mich; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.  Four brothers and four sisters
are deceased.

Friends may call at Eberle Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.  Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev Mary Scales officiating.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Quaker City.

 

Stallings, Grover G. Stallings

Quaker City - Mr. Grover G. Stallings, 91, of Salesville died at 8:50 a.m. Thursday (Sept 16, 1976) at Barnesville General Hospital.  He was born Sept. 26, 1884 in Jackson County. W.Va. and was a retired farmer and a member of the Methodist Church. 

Surviving are his wife, Dulcie Danford Stallings, whom he married Feb. 28, 1914; two sons. Lester Stallings of New Concord and Ellis Stallings of Jonesville, Mich.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. 

The body was taken to the Eberle Funeral Home in Quaker City where friends may call Saturday.  Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with burial in Friends Cemetery.

 

Starr, Creal B. Starr    

Source:  The Toledo [Ohio] Blade; Monday, June 7, 1976

        Creal B. Starr, 62, of 1931 Newport Ave., died Saturday at his home.  He was a machinist at the Spicer Transmission Division of Dana Corp., retiring in 1974.  Surviving are his wife, Bernice; sons, George and John; daughter, Mrs. Jean Rogge; brother, Ralph, and sister, Mrs. Katherine Beile.  Services will be Tuesday 2 p.m. in the H.H. Birkenkamp Mortuary, Trilby.

 

Steen, Harley M. Steen

Source:  The Wooster [Ohio] Daily Record; 10 Aug 1976

        Harley M. Steen, 66, of 315 W. Liberty St., Wooster, died Monday at his home.

        Services will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at McIntire Funeral Home, with burial at Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.  Friends may call Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

        He was born March 31, 1910 in Woodsfield to George and Angie Schaub Steen and had retired from the purchasing department at Buckeye Aluminum Co.

        Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Andy (Imogene) Stuff of Rittman.

[Submitter’s Note:  A second obituary for Harley Steen appears below:]

Steen, Harley M. Steen

Source:  The Wooster [Ohio] Daily Record; 13 Aug 1976

        Services for Harley M. Steen were held Thursday afternoon at McIntire Funeral Home with Rev. Albert Henry officiating.  Burial was at Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.

        Pallbearers were Ralph Matz, Jack and Rex Stuff, Larry and Barry Steen and Terry McGrady.

 

Stephen, William Girdon Stephen

William Girdon Stephen, 52, Route 3, Woodsfield, died Friday night at Barnesville Hospital. He was born July 24, 1924, in Belmont County, a son of Welda and Edna Huntsman Stephen.  He was a retired Army veteran and was employed in the Engineering Department of North American Coal, Powhatan office.

Surviving in addition to his parents of Barnesville are his wife, Gertrud Arnold Stephen; five daughters: Mrs. Karen Norris, Route 3, Woodsfield; Linda Stephen, Canton; Teresa Weyrick, Woodsfield; Stephanie Tomlin, Alabama; Lynn Stephen at home; two sons, Mark and Doug, at home; eight grandchildren; four brothers, Robert Stephen, Ozark, Ohio; Ruben of Fairview; Kelly, Hendrysburg, and Elmer, Barnesville; five sisters, Mrs. Hazel Jackson, Bailey's Mills, Ohio; Mrs. Martha Eddy and Mrs. Glenda Betts, Barnesville; Mrs. Ileen Wehr, Canton; Betsy Tipton, Piedmont.

Friends will be received at Harper-Campbell Funeral Home, Beallsville, after 10 a.m. Sunday, where services will be Monday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Gail Smith officiating. Burial in Somerton Cemetery.

 

Stephen, William Girdon Stephen

Source:  The Zanesville [Ohio] Times Recorder, Monday,  Dec. 20, 1976

Stephen

       Beallsville--William Girdon Stephen, 52, of Woodsfield Rt. 3, died at 10 p.m. Friday at Barnesville Hospital.

       He was a retired Army veteran of 20 years and an employee of the engineering department of North American Coal Company.

       He is survived by his wife, the former Gertrude Arnold; four ** daughters, Mrs. Karen Norris of Woodsfield Rt. 3, Linda  Stephen of Canton, Mrs. Teresa Weyrick of Woodsfield, Mrs. Stephanie Tomlin of Alabama, and Lynn of the home; two sons, Mark and Doug, both of the home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Welda Stephen of Barnesville; five sisters, Mrs. Hazel Jackson of Bailey's Mills, Mrs. Martha Eddy of Barnesville, Mrs. Glenda Bells of Barnesville, Mrs. Eileen Wehr of Canton, and Mrs. Betsy Tipton of Piedmont; four brothers, Robert of Ozark, Ruben of Fairview, Kelly of Henrysburg, and Elmer of Barnesville.

          Friends may call at Harper-Campbell Funeral Home in Beallsville where services will be held at 1 p.m. today.  Burial will be in Somerton Cemetery at Somerton.

Submitter’s Note: The article says that there were four daughters, but lists five names.

 

Stewart, Ida N. Stewart, nee Schaub

Source:   Cambridge [Ohio] Jeffersonian; Thursday, 26 August 1976

        Mrs. Ida N. Stewart, 82, of Mehaffey Ct., died at 4 a.m. today (Aug. 26, 1976) at her home.

        She was born Jan. 24, 1894 in Monroe County, the daughter of the late Andrew and Sarah Miller* Schaub, and was a member of First Methodist Church; United Methodist Women; Class 7 of the church; Senior Citizens; and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

        She was married on Aug. 12, 1919 to Pearl C. Stewart who died Oct. 12, 1969.

        Mrs. Stewart leaves one son, Donald D. Stewart, Cambridge; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. One brother and three sisters are deceased.

        Friends may call at Thorn Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

        Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with burial in Friendship Cemetery, Lewisville.

*Submitter’s Note: Other sources give her mother’s maiden name as GROVES.

 

Sutton, Emma K. Sutton, nee Gary

Source:  The Paulding Obituary Card File, Paulding County, Ohio, Carnegie Library; 10 Mar 1976

        PAULDING -- Emma K. Sutton, 80,  402 N. Cherry, died at 4:10 a.m. March 9, at Paulding County Hospital where she had been a patient for 12 weeks.

        She was born Feb. 3,* 1896 in Paulding County.  She was the daughter of James and Elizabeth (Kirkpatrick) Gary.  She was a former school teacher and was a member of the First Christian Church.

        She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Paul (Rose Marie) Haney, Lordstown, Ohio and Mrs. Virgil (June) Taylor of Paulding; one son, Vincent, Paulding; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Uhlenhaker, Paulding; Mrs. Blanche Clevenger, Jonesville, Mich.; 2 brothers, Eugene Gary, Paulding and Guy Gary, Toledo.

        She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd J.; one son, one daughter and one brother.

        Services will be held at 2 pm March 12 at the First Christian Church, Paulding, with Rev. David Everton officiating.  Interment will follow in Live Oak Cemetery.

        Friends may call in the Crowell-Den Herder Funeral Home after 7:30 p.m. March 10.

*Submitter's Note:  Although this obituary and the Social Security Death Index give her date of birth as February 3, the Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1962 for Ohio gives the birth as 20 Feb 1896.

 

Tracy, Herbert C. Tracy

Source: Barnesville Enterprise, Barnesville, Oho March 8, 1976

        Herbert C. Tracy, 58, resident of 131 Maple Avenue, Barnesville, died Friday, March 12th at 1:25 P.M. at Barnesville Hospital. He was born in Belmont County, December 20, 1917, a son of Maria Ellen Huntsman Tracy and the late Howard Tracy.

        He was a Methodist by faith, and a member of the FOE Lodge 937, Barnesville. He was preceded in death by two sisters.

        Surviving are his wife, Annabelle Hunkler Tracy of the home; his mother of Kimbolton; two brothers, John of Kimbolton, and Joe of Canton; two sisters, Mrs. William (Helen) Thompson of Kimbolton and Mrs. Virgil (Mary Ellen) Carpenter of Tarlton, Ohio.

        Friends were received at the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home Monday. Services were held at the funeral home Tuesday, March 16th at 1:30 P.M. conducted by the Rev. Father John Reardon. Burial was made in Crestview Cemetery.

 

Voland, Fred E. Voland

Source:  The Independence [Iowa] Bulletin Journal; June, 1976

        Fred E. Voland, 84, of Strawberry Point and formerly of Independence, died Saturday, May 29, at Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Manchester.

        Born April 3, 1892, at Columbus, Ind., he was the son of George and Emma Voland.  He had farmed in the Quasqueton area and after retiring from farming, he worked at John Deere Waterloo Tractor Works.

        Voland was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Strawberry Point.

        Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Charles Jones of Winthrop, Mrs. Velda Merkel and Mrs. LaVern Crew of Jesup, and Mrs. Jerry McPherson of Independence; 14 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Allen and Forrest Voland of Peoria, Ill., and Chester of Nevada and one sister, Mrs. Orrie Leary of Manchester.

        He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Stella Voland and one son, Melvin Voland.

        Funeral services were held Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Strawberry Point with Rev. Robert Spahn officiating.  Interment was in the Strawberry Point cemetery.  Casket bearers were grandsons, Marvin Voland, Richard Jones, Robert Merkel, Wayne Butters, Bruce Butters and Ivan Jager.  Roberson Funeral Home of Strawberry Point was in charge of arrangements.

 

Voland, Lloyd L. Voland

Source: Brown County [Indiana] Democrat; 29 Dec 1976

        Lloyd L. Voland, aged 65, Nashville, died Friday, December 24, at Columbus Hospital where he had been ill about two weeks.

        Voland, a retired carpenter, was born February 27, 1911, in Brown County to Eddie and Hazel (Allender) Voland.

        He married Olive Tracy on December 2, 1932, in Brownstown.  He is survived by his wife and two children, Kenneth Voland of Atlanta, Georgia, and Carolyn Sue Hall of West Lafayette.  A son, Morris, preceded him in death.

        He is also survived by two brothers, Goldie Voland of Indianapolis, and Richard Voland of Route 2, Morgantown, and two sisters, Pauline Rogers of Bloomington, and Dorval McDonald of Nashville.  He had seven grandchildren.

        Voland was a member of the Nashville Methodist Church, the Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite Temple.

        Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 27, at Bond's Funeral Home in Nashville, the Rev. Bruce Martin officiating.  Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery.

 

Voland, Morris Allen Voland

Source:  Brown County [Indiana] Democrat; 21 Jan 1976

        Morris Allen Voland, 40, of Rt. 4, Nashville, died at his residence at about 5 p.m. Saturday, January 11, after complaining of pains from severe indigestion.

        Cause of death was a heart attack.

        Voland was born in Brown County on October 6, 1935, the son of Lloyd and Olive (Tracy) Voland.

        He married Jane (Wotring) on April 25, 1959, in Nashville.

        They lived in Brown County all of their married years.

       He was a member of the Nashville Christian Church, Brown County School Board, Brown County Park Board, and he was a veteran of the United States Navy.

        He was employed at Cummins Engine Company for 17 years.

        Surviving with his parents and wife are two sons, Mark Allen Voland, age 16 and Michael Lane Voland, age 13, both at home; one brother, Kenneth Voland of Roswell, Georgia and one sister, Susie Hall of Lafayette.

        Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 20 at the Bond Funeral Home with the Reverend Howard Small presiding.

        Burial was at Greenlawn Cemetery.

 

Wahl, Clement C. Wahl

Source:  The Spirit of Democracy [Woodsfield, Ohio]; 15 Jul 1976

        Clement C. Wahl, 81, of Route 3, Woodsfield, died in Barnesville Hospital.  He was a retired farmer and a member of the St. Sylvester's Catholic Church and a veteran of World War I.

        Surviving are his wife Stella; two brothers, Francis of North Canton and Otto of Canton; two sisters, Mrs. Rosa Schwallie and Mrs. Lillian Shilte,* both of North Canton; four stepsons and daughters.

        Friends were received at the Gardner Funeral Home, Woodsfield.  Services to be held Saturday at St. Sylvester's Church.  Interment in St. Sylvester's Cemetery.

*Submitter's Note:  My copy of the obituary was very dark and this spelling might not be correct.

 

Weber, James T. Weber

Source:  The Spirit of Democracy [Woodsfield, Ohio]: 19 Nov 1976

        James T. Weber, 60, Lewisville, died Tuesday, November 16, 1976, at his home.

        He was a member of the Buchanan Presbyterian Church and a retired farmer.

        Surviving are two sisters, Miss Edna Weber, with whom he made his home, and Mrs. Marie Harmon of Chandlersville, Ohio.

        Services were held Friday at the Buchanan Church with burial in Buchanan Presbyterian Church Cemetery.  Gardner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, was in charge of arrangements.

 

Weber, John H. Weber

Source:  The Spirit of Democracy [Woodsfield, Ohio]; 24 Dec 1976

        John H. Weber, 92, of Lewisville, Ohio, died Monday, December 20, 1976, at the Marietta Memorial Hospital.  He was a retired oil field contractor.

        Surviving are his wife, Jennie Wheeler Weber, five sons, Roy of Phoenix, Ariz., Wilbur and Dennis, both of Lewisville, Lloyd of Brownsfield, Ohio, and Francis of Chesterhill, Ohio; six daughters, Mrs. Thelma Anderson of Mentone, Calif., Mrs. Melva* Tuel of Akron, Mrs. Delores Strickling of Washington Courthouse, Ohio, Mrs. Vera Shreffler of Kent, Ohio, Mrs, Eleanor Farkas of Canal Fulton, Ohio, and Mrs. Ilene Freeman of Woodsfield; 36 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

        Services were held Wednesday at the Bauer and Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, with interment in Buchanan Cemetery, Lewisville, Ohio.

*Submitter’s Note:  On her own obituary, the name is spelled MELBA.

 

Weber, Robert Eugene Weber

       Robert Eugene Weber, 34, of Caldwell, a set-up man for a house trailer company, was crushed when the jack slipped under a house trailer he was setting up in Morgantown, W.Va., about 5:30 o’clock Saturday evening, letting the trailer fall on him.

       He was born November 14, 1941, in Noble County, the son of Wesley Weber, of Lewisville and the late Emma Hoff Weber. He formerly lived at Lewisville.

       A construction worker, he was a 1959 graduate of Skyvue High School and was confirmed in Trinity United Church of Christ in Lewisville, Ohio.

       Surviving are his father and his step-mother, Martha; his wife, the former Bernie Kay Whealdon; three sons, Robert, Patrick and Jason, all of the home; two brothers, Vernon Weber, of Bellefontaine, Ohio, and Richard Weber, of near Cambridge; three sisters, Mrs. Ralph (Ruth Ann) Rader, of Zanesville; Mrs. Donald (Wanda) Luke, of Wintersville, and Mrs. Marion (Darlene) Kahrig, of Marietta, Ohio.

       Services were held Wednesday morning at 10:30 o’clock in the Estadt Funeral Home at Caldwell, with Rev. Fred Nippert, of Lewisville, and Father Lawrence Luciana, of Caldwell, officiating. Burial was in Barry’s Ridge Cemetery near Caldwell.

 

Wise, Muriel M. Wise, nee Hasley

Source:  Akron [Ohio] Beacon Journal; Saturday, 28 August 1976

        NORTON--Muriel M. Wise, 67, of 67 Maple st., died Thursday p.m. at Barberton Citizen's Hospital.

        She was a resident of Norton 34 years and a member of Calvary Gospel Tabernacle.

        She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Alice Ruth Pierce, Norton, Mrs. Helen Irene Swearington, Seattle, Wash., Mrs. Anna Mae Bunner, of Norton; sons, Ernest A. Wise and Arthur P. Wise, both of Norton; 17 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Mrs. Nellie Graffe, Akron and Mrs. Mable Simison, Michigan.

        Funeral services Monday 1 p.m. at the Campfield-Hickman Funeral Home.  Rev. Robert Webb officiating.  Burial Greenlawn Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. (Campfield-Hickman, Barberton, 745-3161).

 

Wise, William O. Wise

Source:  The Cambridge [Ohio] Jeffersonian; Friday, 21 May 1976

        STAFFORD---Services for William O. Wise, 67, Graysville  R. D. 1, will be at 1:30 Sunday at Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ.  Burial will be in the Church cemetery.  Friends may call at Mallett Funeral Home, Stafford, after 6 P.M. today.

        A retired farmer, Mr. Wise died at 5:15 A.M. Thursday (May 20, 1976) at Barnesville Hospital following a long illness.

        He was born July 23, 1908 in Monroe County, and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ.

       Mr. Wise leaves his wife, the former Hester Holliday to whom he married in 1933;  one daughter, Mrs. Donald (Mary) Brown of Graysville;  five grandchildren; one sister Mrs. Ida Cross, Graysville R.D. 1;  two brothers Emery of Marietta and Asa of Woodsfield.

 

Workman, Jessie L. Workman, nee Leach

Source:  Dover-New Philadelphia [Ohio] Times Reporter; 26/27  Oct 1976

Mrs. Charles Workman

        BOLIVAR -- Mrs. Charles H. (Jessie L.) Workman, 68, of here died Monday afternoon in Timken Mercy Hospital at Canton following a long illness.

        Born in Monroe County, a daughter of the late Charles and Julie Carpenter Leach, she had lived the past 30 years in the area and was a member of Canton Baptist Temple.

        Surviving in addition to her husband, Charles, are three sons and four daughters, Paul of Dover, Charles, George and Mrs. Kilbert [sic--Gilbert] (Esther) Kleyman of here, Mrs. Vernon (Bessie) Keck of Magnolia, Mrs. Baldy (Gladys) Baker of Strasburg and Mrs. Clara Mae Baker of Canton; seven sisters and three brothers, Mrs. Helen Clark of Norwalk, Mrs. Grace Leach of Barnesville, Mrs. Harriet Boron of East Sparta, Mrs. Cilestia Pittman, Mrs. Lucille Boron, Mrs. Geraldine McCoy, Mrs. Waneta Rumbold, Paul and Robert, all of Canton, and Sam of Robertsville; 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

        Services will be held Thursday at 2 in Lebold Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Henninger officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hil Cemetery at Canton.  Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.

 

Young, George Young

Source: The Daily Record [Wooster, Ohio]; 2 Feb 1976

        George W. Young, 77, of 4962* Cleveland Road, Wooster, died unexpectedly late Saturday afternoon.

        Services will be held Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. at McIntire Funeral Home with Pastor John Allan officiating.  Burial will be in Reedsburg Cemetery.

        Friends may call Monday evening (tonight), 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

        In lieu of flowers friends may contribute to the Wayne County Heart Branch, P.O. Box 267, Wooster.

        He was born in Monroe County, Nov. 11, 1898, the son of Henry and Anna Weber Young.  He was an oil well pumper for many years until he became disabled in 1931.  Young was a member of the Salem Lutheran Church.

        Surviving are his wife, Ella Feiber Young; a daughter, Mrs. Russell (Wilda) Collard of Lake Park, Fla.; two sons, Harry of Wooster RD 5 and Ward of Lake Park,Fla.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two brothers, Ernest and Charles both of Lakeville.

        Two other brothers, Edward and Raymond died previously.

*Submitter’s Note: This number was difficult to read.  It might be 4982.

 

 

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