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Monroe County Obituaries

2002

 

Adair, Maxine H. Adair, nee Tally*

Source:  Sulphur Springs [Texas] News Telegram; 11 Feb 2002

        Funeral services for Maxine Hope Adair, age 79, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Tapp Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Cletus Speed officiating.  Burial will follow at the Shirley** Cemetery with Don Cox, Charlie Russell, Charles Spencer, Dalton Ray Moorhead and Sam Speed serving as pallbearers.  No formal visitation is scheduled.

        Mrs. Adair died Sunday, Feb. 10, at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital in Sulphur Springs.

        Mrs. Adair was born at Firth, Nebraska on Jan. 25, 1923.  The daughter of Leo Raymond and Vida Florence Shell Talley.*  She married Dan M. Adair on May 1, 1979, in Hugo, Ok.

        Mrs. Adair was a homemaker and of the Lutheran faith.

        She is survived by her husband Dan; and a sister Letha Borector*** of Wymore, Nebraska.

        She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister Elenor Talley.*

 Submitter's Notes:

        * The tombstone for Maxine Adair in Sherley Cemetery gives her maiden name as TALLY.

        **  The sign on the cemetery entrance spells it SHERLEY.

        ***  The name is usually seen spelled as BOERRIGTER.

 

Alldredge, Naomi Josephine "Jo" Alldredge, nee Pyle

Source:  Northwestern Illinois Obituary Collection; October, 2002

        Naomi Josephine “Jo” Alldredge died on Tuesday, October 22, 2002. She was born on August 23, 1916, in Toulon, the daughter of Maude and Thomas Pyle. She graduated from Toulon High School. She married Delbert R. Alldredge on April 22, 1939, and celebrated 62 years of marriage. Jo and Delbert lived in Madison, Wisconsin, since 1953.

Jo was an active member of Lakeview Moravian Church. She enjoyed the women’s fellowship and was the flower chairperson for many years. She delivered mobile meals and prepared and served food for homeless shelters. Jo was an avid golfer (making a hole-in-one), quilter, lover of word puzzles and poetry. Jo loved her family and friends.

Jo is survived by her sister, Ruthe Anderson of Toulon, her daughters, Kathleen (Gerald) Bass of Verona, Wisconsin, Ellen (Robert) Alldredge-Bell of Oak Park, Illinois, and Debra Alldredge of Monona, Wisconsin; her grandchildren, Sam and Peter Schneider, Julie Bass-DeVries, Tom (Tracey) Bass and Michelle Alldredge; step-grandchildren, Peter (Colleen) Bell, Karen (Adrian) Byrne, James (Heide) Bell, Julie (Vince) Scianna and Sarah Harmon; seven great-grandchildren, Michael, Allison, Melissa, Adam, Reina, Haley and Carter; and 15 step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Delbert; brothers, Bob, Ted, Phil, Dean and John; and sisters, Pauline and Mary.

        Funeral services were held at Lakeview Moravian Church, on Friday, October 25 with Revs. Christine and Darrell Johnson presiding. Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Park. Memorials are suggested for Lakeview Moravian Church or Don and Marilyn Anderson Hospice Care Center.

 

Allen, Mildred M. (nee--Byers)
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published--April 15, 2002
          SARDIS - Mildred M. Allen, 86, of Seventh Avenue died Friday April 12, 2002  at Wetzel County Hospital in New Martinsville, W.Va.
         She was born February 18, 1916, in Monroe County to George E. and Mary Kathryn Merckle Byers. She was a retired cook after 30 years with the Switzerland of Ohio School District and a retired custodian after 10 years with Citizens National Bank in Sardis.
         She was a member of the Community Club in Sardis and the Lutheran church in Trail Run.
         She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Allen; her parents; four brothers; and three sisters.
         She is survived by one son, Galen (Teresa) Allen of Sardis; one daughter, Carolyn (William) Gano of Sardis; three brothers, George Byers of Littleton, Colo., David Byers of Macon, Ga., and Paul Byers of Woodsfield; one sister, Phyllis Mae Yost of Palm Desert, Calif.; and one grandson, William Gano of Pittsburgh, Pa.
         Services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Grisell Funeral Home, 37234 Mound St., Sardis, with the Rev. David Mansperger officiating. Burial is in New Matamoras Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

Allison, William W. Allison

Source:  The East Liverpool [Ohio] Review; Thursday, 15 Aug 2002, pg. 2-A.*

        East Liverpool - Services were held for William W. Allison, 86, of Yeager Drive, who died Sunday Aug. 11, 2002, at home. He was born July 29, 1916, in Chester, a son of the late Holter and Norma Bailey Allison.* He worked as a crane operator at the former Crucible Steel Co. in Midland and served with the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara E. Haught Allison, and a son, William Allison. He is survived by a son, Robert Allison of Alamogordo, N.M.; a sister, Francis Hornick of Chester; six grandchildren and four great - grandchildren. The Rev. Allen Drake of the Calcutta United Presbyterian Church conducted private family services at Columbiana County Memorial Park.

*This obituary was posted on findagrave.com by George Allison who added this note:  Obit incorrectly lists William parents names, should be Clifford Allison and Norma Holter, not sure where Bailey name comes from.

 

Amos, Jack S. Amos
Source--Daily Jeffersonian    Cambridge, Ohio
Published--January 2002
    WOODSFIELD - Jack S. Amos, 73, of New Matamoras R.D. 1, died Wednesday January 9, 2002  at his home.  He was born April 8, 1928, in New Matamoras, son of the late Arch and Irene Cochran Amos.
    He was a retired iron worker and a Protestant by faith.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Janena Beaver Amos, in 1999, and a brother, Robert Amos.
    He leaves two sons, Dennis Amos of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Tom Amos of Sardis; a daughter, Jane Kinsey of New Matamoras; a brother, Don Amos of New Matamoras; two sisters, Helen Amos of Summerfield and Ruth Ann Heiney of New Matamoras; nine grandchildren.
    Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at New Matamoras Cemetery with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating.  Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, is handling the arrangements.

 

Anderson, Mable Anderson, nee Stull

Source:  The Wayne Co. [Illinois] Press; 3 Oct 2002

Mable*  Anderson,  93,  Dies;  Worked  In  Children's  Home

        Mrs. Mable M. Anderson, 93, of Fairfield, died at 6:33 p.m. on Monday, September 30, 2002 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.

                                                      Worked  At  Children's  Home

        She was employed at Fox Center Children's Home.

        A graveside service was held Thursday (today) at 2 p.m. at the Ward Cemetery in Verona.  Johnson Funeral Home of Fairfield was in charge of arrangements.

        She was born October 29, 1908 in Wayne County, the daughter of Alonzo and Lillie Belle Pentington** Stull.  She married Raymond Hilliard on Dec. 24, 1927.  He preceded her in death Aug. 16, 1935.  She then married Bert  Anderson on Dec. 10, 1937 who survives.

        Survivors other than her husband include three sons, Dale Anderson of Mt. Erie, Paul Anderson of Verona, Don Hilliard of Columbus, OH; six daughters, Sandy Peterson of Mazon; Peg Kodat of Coal City; Mary Ann Krunkle of Braidwood; Shirley Burgess of Cisne; Delores Schieve of Brandon, MS; and Betty Cook of California.

        Also surviving are a brother, Russell Stull of Ransom; three sisters, Lucille Brown and Faye Norwalk both of Fairfield and Mary Gartner of Winedot, MI; 40 grandchildren, 72 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren.

        She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, three sisters, one brother, two children, one grandson, one great-granddaughter.

Submitter's Notes: 

        *This is also seen spelled as MABEL.

        ** This might be PENNINGTON.

 

Anderson, Nellie G. Anderson

Source:  Monroe County Beacon dated February 21, 2002

Nellie G. Anderson, 92, Graysville, died Feb. 16, 2002, at the Woodsfield Nursing and

Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Monroe County, Aug. 15, 1909, a daughter of the late Charles Anderson and Hannah Sloan Anderson.

She was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ.

Surviving.are a sister, Nettie Martin, Sycamore Valley; sister-in-law, Myra Anderson, Graysville; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Lila Rinard, Daisy

Weckbacher, Anna Frank, Georgia Anderson; five brothers, Ora Pinderson, Denver Anderson, Cars Anderson, Luther Anderson; an infant brother, George Hessie Anderson.

Friends were received Feb. 19 at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where services will be held at 11 a.m., Feb. 20, with Minister Harold Kinney officiating. Burial in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, near Graysville.

 

Baker, Raymond L. Baker

Source:  The Review [East Liverpool] Ohio; 14 Aug 2002

Raymond   L.   Baker   Sr.,   57

        WELLSVILLE -- Raymond L. Baker Sr., 57, of the Y. & O. Road, died suddenly Monday, August 12, 2002, at home.

        Born in East Liverpool March 29, 1945, son of Dorothy Kent Baker at home and the late William M. Baker, he was a lifelong area resident.  A member of Teamster Local 92, he worked as a truck driver for over 35 years and also operated heavy equipment on construction sites.

        He was a member of Moose Lodge 122 and the Onourway Pool Team that was a national 8-ball team qualifier in Las Vegas in 2000.  He also held membership in the APA and in 1999 was named sportsman of the year by the Men's Inner City Pool League.

        A member of the East Liverpool High School Class of 1964, he also held membership in the Glenmoor American Legion at one time.  In addition, he coached the Glenmoor Rams Football Team in the late 1970s.

        In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife Laura Allison Baker, whom he married Aug. 31, 1965.  Two sons survive, Raymond L. Baker Jr. and his wife Kim of Wellsville and Rich S. Baker and his fiancee Cyndi, both of Calcutta.  A sister survives as well, Valerie Green of Georgia, along with five grandchildren, Samantha, Katie, Dalton, Billirae and Raymond Lee Baker III.

        A sister Doris Ann Baker and a brother, William Baker preceded Mr. Baker in death.

        Friends may call anytime Wednesday afternoon and evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.  A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.

        View this obituary and send condolences on line at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com.

 

Banks, Ora Goodballet Banks, nee Smouse

Source:  The Sunday Review [East Liverpool, Ohio]; 19 May 2002

        EAST  LIVERPOOL -- Ora Goodballet Banks, 80, long time resident of East Liverpool, who had also resided in St. Petersburg, Fla., and Salineville at one time, died at 1:25 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2002, at the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Lisbon where she had been a patient for the past two years.

        Daughter of the late Harry Smouse and Reba Smith Smouse Davis.  Mrs. Banks was born in Defiance, Pa., Nov. 24, 1921, and was a member of the Eastern Star Crystal Chapter in East Liverpool.

        At one time she had worked at the former A & P Super Market in East Liverpool.

        Her husband, Gerald Banks, died Jan. 20, 2000, and a brother, Rev. Ronald L. Davis, passed away in 2001.  She was previously married to James H. Goodballet, residing in the Myler Park section of East Liverpool.  Mr. Goodballet died May 24, 1975, leaving a daughter, Mrs. Van (Jan) Pinkerton of Garden Grove, Calif.

        She had two children with her first husband, Charles VanDyne, Mrs. Debra Whitla of Steubenville and David E. VanDyne, who resides with his wife, Diane, in Salineville.

        There is one brother, Francis Smouse and his wife Pat of Kent, as well as six grandchildren, David, Laura, Katlyn and Angela VanDyne along with Aaron Schwerha and Amber Whitla.  In addition, there are two great-grandchildren.

        She was preceded in death by four sisters, Ann Martindale, Elizabeth Koenig, Thelma Hicks and Betty Smouse.

        Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Dawson Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Rose of the First Presbyterian Church in Chester officiating.

        Burial will be at Columbiana County Memorial Park.  Calling hours will be observed 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Dawson Funeral Home.

        Family and friends will gather after the service at the Dawson Family Center.

        View this obituary and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com.

 

Bates, Melvin M. Bates,

Source:  The Monroe County Beacon June 20, 2002

     Melvin M. Bates78, Ashland, died June 16, 2002 at Kingston of Ashland, following an extended illness. He was born May 16, 1924, in Woodsfield, the son of Adison and Edna Devore Bates.
     He had been a resident of Ashland County for most all of his life where he worked for the Highway Department for many years, and most recently retired from Hawkins Market.  He also farmed in his free time.  He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served in WW II.
     Surviving are his wife, Mary Ann, whom he married Jan. 18, 1946; son and daughter-in-law, Emerson and Sandra Bates, Ashland; daughter, Connie, and son-in-law, Roger Kobb, Ashland; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by two sons, Larry Lyn and Wayne Russel Bates.
     Friends were received June 18 at Heyl Funeral Home, Ashland, where services will be held at 11 a.m., June 19, with Pastor Dan Bilkert officiating.  Burial will follow at Nankin Cemetery, where the Ashland County Joint Veterans Association will perform military services.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 220 Sandusky St., Ashland, OH 44805.

 

Beardmore, Donna J. Beardmore
Source--Marietta Times      Marietta, Ohio
Published--April 8, 2002
    LEWISVILLE - Donna J. Beardmore, 60, of 35987 Ohio 78, Lewisville, died Friday , April 5, 2002  at her home.  She was born September 5, 1941, in Woodsfield to Robert and Bernice Briggs Tallman. She was a homemaker and a member of Woodsfield Church of Christ at Woodsfield. She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star 268 at Woodsfield.
    She is survived by her husband, Raymond D. Beardmore, whom she married April 14, 1963; one daughter, Susan Beardmore of Reynoldsburg; one son, Shawn E. Beardmore at home; and one brother, James Tallman of Tazwell, Tenn.
    She was preceded in death by her parents.
    Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield with the Rev. Richard Wilson officiating. Burial is in Friendship Cemetery in Lewisville. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Eastern Star services are at 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

Beardmore, Nina Emaline Beardmore, nee Martin

Nina Emaline Beardmore, nee Martin, 85, 1003 Glendale Rd., Marietta, died March 27, 2002, at her home.  She was born Sept. 21, 1916, in Monroe County, to Edward and Lela Whitacre Martin.  She had lived in Marietta most of her life.

       She was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ and the Dana Class.  She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star #59, Marietta, She enjoyed cross stitching, cooking and being around her family.

       Surviving are her son, Jeffrey Beardmore and his wife, Lynn, of Flemming; granddaughter, Sarah Beardmore, Flemming; brother Wilbert Martin and his wife, Ruby, Woodsfield; numerous nieces and nephews.

       She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence E. Beardmore, Sept. 16, 1982, whom she married Nov. 24, 1938; daughter Karen Beardmore; two sisters, Schammie Johnson and Elizabeth Lindamore.

       Friends were received March 29 at Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home, and March 30 at the First Congregational Church prior to services, with Rev. Linda Steelman officiating.  Burial in Valley Cemetery.

       Memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., Marietta, OH 45750.

 

Bednar, Joseph Bednar

Source: Monroe County Beacon dated Jan. 2, 2003

       Joseph Bednar, 80, Belt St., Powhatan Point, died Dec. 21, 2002 at his home.  He was born March 27, 1922 in Avella, Pa., a son of the late Michael and Anna Pencak Bednar.  He was retired from the Ohio Operating Engineers Local Union #18, a Methodist, a member of Masonic Lodge Moriah #105, Eastern Star Captina Chapter #489 and American Legion Post #228, all of Powhatan Point.  He served as Sergeant in the 15th Airborne Division of the U.S. Army Air Corps during WW II.

       Surviving are four sons, Michael and his wife, Ann Bednar, Powhatan Point, Joseph “Jackpot” and his wife, Beth Bednar, Shadyside, Alfred “Red” and his wife, Gerri Korner, of Michigan, George and his wife, Roberta Korner, Morristown; two daughters, Mrs. Tom (Arnetta) Harvey, Columbia, S.C., Mrs. Tom (Sonja) Hollandsworth, Powhatan Point; brother, George Bednar, Kansas City, Mo.: three sisters, Ann Dierkes-McGee, Powhatan Point, Olga Linquest and Frances Cain, both of Pittsburgh; 25 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

       In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Mae Saffell Bednar; daughter, Nancy Korner Johnson; son, Robert Korner; brother, John Bednar; sister, Mary Vianhill..

       Friends were received Dec. 23 at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home, Powhatan Point, where services were held Dec. 24.  Burial in Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatan Point.  The Powhatan American Legion conducted military graveside services.  Masonic services were held Dec. 23 at the funeral home.

 

Berna, Mary Dorothia Berna, nee Meade

Source:  The Daily Oklahoman [Oklahoma City, Oklahoma] - Friday, April 5, 2002

        BERNA Mary Dorothia Berna, age 65, of Okla. City was born December 28, 1936 in Geary, Okla. She died April 2, 2002 in Okla. City. She was preceded in death by her parents Vernon and Mamie Meade, a sister Mildred Whitener, and a brother, Bill Meade.

        Dorothia was employed at Seal Co. Ent. for 24 years and held the position of office manager at the time of her death. Dorothia was a long time member of St. Patricks Catholic Church.

        She is survived by 1 daughter, Dee Anna Carter, and 1 son, Mike Berna, and wife, Marcia all of Okla. City. Three grandchildren, Kimberly Carter, Ronnie "Bub" Carter, and Jeff Hey; 3 nieces, 2 nephews, and several extended family members which are too numerous to name. Along with several long time friends and business associates.

        We would like to extend a special heartfelt thanks to Dorothia's nephew, Dwyane Whitener for the loving support he showed her in filling the void after her brothers death and his continued devotion to her in her final days. Dorothia accepted life as it was dealt to her. Always making the most of a bad situation and making a good situation better simply by her presence. She will be sorely missed by all that knew her.

        A mass celebrating Dorothia's life will be held 10:00 AM Saturday April 6, 2002 at St. Patricks Catholic Church with burial services at Resurrection Cemetery.

 

Bigley, Juanita M. Bigley (nee-McConnell)
Source--Marietta Times     Marietta, Ohio
Published--January 2002
    WOODSFIELD - Juanita M. Bigley, 79, of Monroe Manor, formerly of Graysville, died Friday, February 1, 2002  at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta.
    She was born July 8, 1922, in Monroe County to George and Dora Mallett McConnell. She was a retired cook from the former Graysville Elementary School, where she worked for over 20 years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Ladies Aid at Graysville and Graysville Fire Department Womens Auxiliary.
   She is survived by one son, Kenneth Bigley and his wife, Jessie, of Marietta; two daughters, Sharon Robinson and her husband, Tom, of Woodsfield and Judy McConaughy and her husband, Mark, of Woodsfield; two sisters, Martha Morrison of Sycamore Valley and Freda Bewley of Stafford; five grandchildren, Brittany and Nathan McConaughy, Jason Bigley, and Mitchell and Michael Cliff; four stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, Preston Bigley, in November 1988; her parents; and one sister, Luna Franey.
   Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, with the Rev. Dwaine Denis officiating. Burial is in Pleasants Ridge Cemetery near Graysville. Friends will be received from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
   Memorial contributions may be made to Woodsfield United Methodist Church, 136 N. Main St., Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.

 

Bittinger, Helen A. Bittinger, nee Groves

Source: Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, Page 5, dated Dec. 26, 2002

       Helen A. Saunders Bittinger, 82, formerly of Jacobsburg and Bethesda, died Dec. 17, 2002, at Summit Acres Nursing Home, Caldwell. She was born July 1, 1920, in Warnock, a daughter of the late Leander and Pearl Workman Groves.  She was a retired nurses aide from Bell Nursing Home, Morristown, attended the Hillcrest Bible Church, was a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge at Caldwell.

       Surviving are three sons, Henry Saunders and his wife, Fran, of Belmont, Bill Saunders and his wife, Debby, of St. Clairsville, Robert Frank Saunders and his wife, Mary, of Bethesda; three daughters, Mrs. Forrest (Carolyn) Thomas, of Cambridge, Mrs. Wayne (Sharon) Clark, of Caldwell, Rhoda Frances Ivey, Barnesville; brother, Cyril Groves, Wellsburg, W.Va.; three sisters, Zelda Barton, Barnesville, Edna Winzenreid, Centerville, Lola Mae Barnhart, Colliers, W.Va.; 20 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters; a special friend, Earl Viars.

       In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Fred Saunders; second husband, Boyd Kerr Bittinger; three brothers, Robert, Charles and Lewis Groves.

       Friends were received at Toothman Funeral Home, Jacobsburg, Dec. 19, where services were held Dec. 20, with Pastor George Clark officiating.  Burial followed in Bend Fork Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Bend Fork Cemetery Association, c/o Julie Wharton, 58191 Pleasant Rdg. Rd., Belmont, OH 43718.

 

Blair, Hobart G. Blair

Hobart G. Blair, 72, 30516 CR 16B, Lower Salem, died December 28, 2002, in Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta.  He was born Feb. 19, 1930 at Lebanon, a son of the late Elza E. and Myrtle Christina Nalley Blair.

       He was a retired farmer and a member of the Creighton Ridge Church of Christ, near Sycamore Valley.  He enjoyed old time music and playing the banjo.

       Surviving are his wife Dorothy Guiler Blair, whom he married Nov. 13, 1965; son, Ronald G Blair and his wife Valerie, Lower Salem; sister Ona Dennis, Wingett Run; grandson, Andrew Blair, Lower Salem; several nieces and nephews.

       Friends were received at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Dec. 30.  Friends then received at the Creighton Ridge Church of Christ Building near Sycamore Valley, Dec. 31, until time of services, with Vernon Crum and Kent Parks officiating.  Burial followed in Creighton Ridge Cemetery, near Sycamore Valley.

 

Blythe, Phyllis M. Blythe, nee Snavely

Source:  The Lima [Ohio] News; 7 Jan 2002

        PHYLLIS  M.  BLYTHE, died at 5:15 a.m. Jan. 6, 2002 at her residence.

        She was born in Center Township, near Neptune in Mercer County to Glenn C. and Bessie Lutz Snavely.  Her mother survives in Mendon.  On Dec. 18, 1965, she married Sam B. Blythe, who survives.

        Mrs. Blythe was a homemaker and also worked for The Lima News, Spencerville Implement Company, and the Nameplate and Monogram Company in Spencerville.  She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Chapter 130, the order of the Eastern Star and Bowersock Brothers Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6772 Auxiliary and was once a member of the Young Farmers Association, all of Spencerville.  She graduated from Mendon High School.

        Survivors also include a son, Brent Thomas (Ann) Blythe of Spencerville; two daughters, Teresa Lynn Moeller of Lima and Marcia Leigh (John) Elliott of Spencerville; a brother, Glenn (Lois) Snavely Jr. of Celina; a sister, Mary (Clayton) Adams of Mendon; and seven grandchildren.

        She was preceded in death by two sisters, Winifred "Winnie" Darras and Virginia Muhlenkamp; and one grandchild.

        Services will begin 11 a.m. Wednesday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.  The Revs. David W. Howell and Ron Hennen will officiate.  Burial will be in Spencerville Cemetery.

        Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

        Memorial contributions can be made to Delphos Area Visiting Nurse and Hospice.

 

Bott, Hugh L. Bott
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published--April 2002
         WOODSFIELD - Dr. Hugh L. Bott, 89, of 135 North Main St. died at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2002  at the Monroe County Care Center in Woodsfield.
         He was born December 20, 1912, at the family farm east of Woodsfield to Charles F. and Georgia Neuhart Bott. He was a 1931 graduate of Woodsfield High School in Woodsfield and a 1938 graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in optometry. He practiced optometry in Woodsfield from 1938 to 1974. He was a member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Woodsfield. He was the oldest member of the Monroe County Ohio State University Alumni Association, a life member of the Monroe County Historical Society, a life member of the Ohio Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association.
         He is survived by one daughter, Helen Marie McGinnis and her husband, John, of Laurens, S.C.; and six nieces, Karen Bott, Joann Brannon, Becky Bott, Monica Long, Lynn Rohr and Samantha Moore.
         He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie K. Brooks Bott, on Jan. 31, 1998; his parents; one brother, Charles D. Bott, on Dec. 27, 2001; and a nephew, Daniel Bott, on April 25, 1994.
         Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Watters Funeral Home, 37501 Ohio 78 West, Woodsfield.
         Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Woodsfield with the Rev. David Gaydosik as celebrant. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Vigil services are at 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
         Memorial contributions may be made to St. Sylvester Catholic School, 119 Wayne St., Woodsfield, Ohio 43793; or the Woodsfield High School Alumni Scholarship Fund in care of Carol Schumacher, 139 Maple Ave., Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.

 

Bott, Violet Maud Bott, nee Anderson

Source, Monroe County Beacon

     Violet Bott, 83, Lewisville Rd., Woodsfield, died Sept. 22, 2002, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus.  She was born in Monroe County, Aug. 31, 1919, a daughter of the late Albert (Al) Anderson and Lucinda Nalley Anderson

     She was the owner/operator of Violet's Beauty Shop, Woodsfield, for 65 years; a member of the Woodsfield Church of Christ; member of Illdreth Rebekah Lodge # 842 Past Chief, member of Pythian Sisters Lodge of Woodsfield Past Noble Grand, and a 55 year member of Center Grange.

     Surviving are a son, John Bott, Woodsfield; brother-in-law, Ellis Bott, Marietta.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Guy E. Bott, Jan. 1986

     Friends were received Sept. 25 at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where service were held Sept. 26, with Harry Summers officiating.  Burial in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield.  Rebekah Lodge service was held Sept. 25 at the funeral home.

 

Bowersock, John R.Bowersock

Source:  Bay City [Michigan] Times: Wednesday, 26 June 2002

Bowersock, John R.

Bay City, Michigan

        Mr. Bowersock passed away Monday, June 24, 2002 at Heartland Health Care Center - Hampton after a courageous battle with cancer, age 80 years.  The son of the late Elmer A. & Mary E. (Mendenhall) Bowersock, he was born July 12, 1921 in Archers Fork, Ohio. A veteran of WWII having served in the U.S.Army from1942 to 1946, he served in the European Theater receiving the American Theater Ribbon, EAME Theater Ribbon with 3 Bronze Stars, a Good Conduct Medal and a WorldWar II Victory Medal.  Mr. Bowersock was a member of VFW Post #8275 in AuGres, MI.  He worked many years in the Michigan oil fields before joining Dow Chemical (Bay Refinery) retiring in 1982.

        Mr .Bowersock is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jeanette E. (Wenzig) Bowersock; a daughter, Raylynn & Bob Ottke of Mason, MI.; a son, Lee & Marilyn Bowersock of Bay City; grandchildren, Michelle Kirkland, Rob & Kristen Ottke of Mason, MI., Jessica and Jill Bowersock of Bay City; great-grandchildren:  Amanda and Eric; three nephews, a niece, and their families.

        Besides his parents, Mr. Bowersock was also predeceased by a son, William A. Bowersock; mother and father-in-law, Emil & Dorothy Wenzig; and brother and sister-in-law, Stanley & Violet Bowersock.

        Per Mr. Bowersock's wishes, cremation has taken place.  The family will receive friends at the Gephart Funeral Home on Thursday, June 27th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Private family services will take place on Friday, June 28th.  Inurnment will be in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society or to the charity of ones choice and envelopes are available at the funeral home.

        Mr. Bowersock's Family would like to extend a Thank You to all the people who took care of John at Heartland Heatlh Care Center - Hampton.

------Gephart Funeral Home, Inc.

        201 W. Midland Street

        Family Owned and Operated

        www.gephartfuneralhome.com

 

Bowersock, William Austin Bowersock

Source:  The Bay City [Michigan] Times; 7 Mar 2002

Bowersock, William Austin

Bay City, Michigan

        Mr. Bowersock passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 5, 2002.  He was born November 4, 1948, in Bay City, the son of John R. & Jeanette E. Bowersock.

        Mr. Bowersock is survived by his parents; a sister Raylynn & Robert Ottke; brother, Lee & Marilyn Bowersock; nieces, nephews and cousins.

        Per Mr. Bowersock's wishes, cremation has taken place.  Private family services will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America or the charity of ones choice and envelopes are available at the Gephart Funeral Home.

 

Boyd, Dorothy Eileen Boyd, nee Mercer

Source:  The Marietta [Ohio] Times; 12 Jul 2002

        Dorothy Eileen Boyd, 30, of Marietta Route 1, died at 5:35 p.m. Sunday (June 30, 2002) at the Arbors at Marietta.

        She was born Sept. 27, 1921, in Turkey Hen, Washington County, to Clarence Mercer and Mabel Fern Anderson Mercer Diedrich.  She graduated from Marietta High School and had been employed by Wittlig and Sons Jewelry Store and at Rich-Loaf Bakery.  She was baptized at North Hills Baptist Church.  She enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting and needlework.

        She is survived by four daughters, Carole Llewellyn and her husband, John, of Beverly, Dale Boyd and Shannon Griffin, both of Granby, Conn., and Shirley Thomas at home, who had cared for both of her parents; 12 grandchildren, Kellie and Scott DeClaire, both of Oak Park, Mich., Kathie and Joel Yeager, both of New Holland, Ohio, Karen and Scott Patterson and Matt Llewellyn, all of Beverly, Tim and Amanda Llewellyn, both of Columbus, Daphne Thomas of Marietta and Danny and Amanda Thomas, both of Marietta; and 11 great-grandchildren.

        On April 5, 1942, she married George Boyd.  He died April 9, 2001.  She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Harold Mercer.

        Services are at 12 p.m. Wednesday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home in Marietta with Pastor Karl Kesselring and Father Paul Hrezo officiating.  Entombment is in East Lawn Mausoleum.  Friends may call from noon today until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

 

Bretz, Freda G. Bretz, nee Magee

Source:  The Erie [Pennsylvania] Times-News - Friday, February 8, 2002

Freda    G.    Magee    Bretz    Worked    for    Mount    St.    Benedict    Monastery

        Freda G. Bretz, 62, of Harborcreek Township, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Hamot Medical Center.

        She was born Aug. 8, 1939, in Erie, daughter of Margaret J. Kinkade Magee of Millcreek Township and the late Jack Magee.

        She worked as a cook for Mount St. Benedict Monastery and Klein Elementary School in Harborcreek. She formerly worked as a beautician in Wesleyville. She served as president of the Fairfield Hose Co. Ladies Auxiliary. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Evangelical Church and enjoyed crafts.

        She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert D. Bretz Sr.

        Survivors include two sons, Albert Bretz Jr. and his wife, Nina, of Harborcreek, and Frank Bretz and his wife, Mildred, of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Mary Long and her husband, Richard, of Greene Township, and Rita Brown and her husband, Louis, of Millcreek; a brother, Duane Magee and his wife, Betty, of Panama City, Fla.; her caregiver, Howard Seifert of Harborcreek; four grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

        Friends may call today from 2 to 5 and 7 to 8 p.m. at Dusckas Funeral Home East, 2607 Buffalo Road. A service will follow, officiated by the Rev. Charles Wertz of Faith Lutheran Evangelical Church. Burial will be private.

        Memorials may be made to VNA Hospice of Erie County, 1305 Peach St., Erie, PA 16501; Fairfield Hose Co., 4896 East Lake Road, Erie, PA 16511; or Faith Lutheran Church, 5414 East Lake Road, Erie, PA 16511.

 

Briggs, Frederick L. Briggs
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta , Ohio
Published--April 2002
    WOODSFIELD - Frederick L. Briggs, 84, of Maple Avenue died Wednesday April 3, 2002 at Wheeling Hospital.
    He was born September 4, 1917, in Monroe County to Lee and Minnie Sulsberger Briggs. He was retired from the Ohio Department of Transportation, Monroe County Division.
    He was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Woodsfield; a charter member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5303, Woodsfield; and a former member of the Woodsfield Fire Department, Monroe County Democratic Executive Committee, Monroe County Weights & Measures, and Monroe County Sportsman's Club.
   He is survived by his wife, Mary E. "Babe" Tracy Briggs; one daughter, Cheryl Piatt and her husband, Dennis, of Woodsfield; two grandchildren, Jason and Staci Piatt; seven nieces; and two nephews.
   He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister and brother-in-law, Lena and Raymond Hudson.
Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home at 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield with full military graveside service to be conducted by the Belmont Veterans Council.
Friends will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 112 E. Court St., Woodsfield, Ohio 43793; or to St. Paul's Memorial Fund, 303 S. Main St., Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.

 

Brown, William Ronald Brown

Source: Newsclipping; 5 or 6 Apr 2002

        Brown, William Ronald Brown, 70, of Barnesville, Ohio, died Thursday, April 4, 2002, at Ohio Valley Hospital, Wheeling, W. Va. He was born March 4, 1932 in Noble County, Ohio, son of the late Franklin Elmer and Hazel Gail Hastings Brown.

        He was a self-employed handyman, painter, carpenter, dry waller and maintenance worker. He attended the Faith Church of Barnesville. He loved hunting and fishing, spending time with his grandchildren, and playing instant lottery scratch off tickets. He was a graduate of Batesville High School.

        In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother.

        Surviving are a daughter, Vickie (and Harry A. “Bub”) Van Horn of Barnesville; a brother, Robert Dale (and Carolyn) Brown of Salesville; two sisters, Evelyn K. (and Irv) Nettle of Akron, Ohio and Ruthanna B. (and Robert) Richardson of Heath, Ohio; three grandchildren, Matthew Loren VanHorn, Clint William VanHorn, and Jessica Renee VanHorn; and his special friend and companion, Martha McGinnis of Barnesville.

        Visitation will be Sunday, April 7, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thorn Black Funeral Home, Quaker City where services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. with Reverend Charles Clark officiating. Burial follows at Batesville Cemetery.

 

Buck, John David Buck

Source:  The Roanoke [Virginia] Times - Wednesday, April 17, 2002

        BUCK, John David, (The Honorable John David Buck, Esquire, Retired), 74, of Radford, passed away Monday, April 15, 2002, at the New River Valley Medical Center.

        He was born in Middlebourne, West Virginia, the son of the late Floyd and Faye Buck. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and served during the Korean Conflict. He obtained his B.S. in Business Administration from Salem College in Salem, W.Va. and his Doctorate of Law from the University of Richmond in Richmond, Va. He first came to Radford in 1958 as a Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge. He engaged in private practice of law from October, 1959 until April 1, 1996. He was elected to seven terms as Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of Radford from January, 1962 until January, 1990. He was appointed in April, 1996 as Judge of the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court for the 27 t h Judicial Circuit, serving the counties of Pulaski, Wythe and Bland. He retired in June, 1998. He was Past President of the Radford Host Lions Club, former Chairman of the State Section of the American Cancer Society, and a member of Grace Episcopal Church.

        Survivors include his wife, Peggy Baker Buck of Radford; a son, Dr. David Andrew Buck and wife, Jennifer of Richmond, Va.; stepchildren, Todd Allerton of Jacksonville, Fla., Christopher Allerton and wife, Kathy of Charlottesville, Va., and Eric Underwood and wife, Julie of Rocky Mount, Va.; stepgrandchildren, Ian Underwood, Hannah Allerton and Gabrielle Allerton; and sister, Anne Weiss and husband, Carl of Columbia, Md.

        Memorial services will be held Thursday, April 18, 2002, at 11 a.m. at the Grace Episcopal Church in Radford with Rev. B. Kris Kramer officiating. Interment will follow in Grace Garden. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Grace Episcopal Church Living Memorial Fund, 210 Fourth Street, Radford, Virginia 24141. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford.

 

Buegel, Frank William Buegel

       Frank William Buegel, 53, 4800 Town Hill Rd., Brownsville, New Matamoras, died Dec. 16, 2002, in Mid-western Regional Medical Center, Zion, Ill.  He was born Dec. 21, 1948, in Marietta, a son of Frances Elaine Lohr Buegel, Brownsville, Monroe County, and the late William Avery Buegel, who died Sept. 11, 1991.

       He was an electrician for Ormet Corporation, a member of Harmony Hill Baptist Church, Brownsville, and a Vietnam veteran.  He was also a member of the fire brigade at Ormet Corp., a Sunday school teacher, song leader and chairman of Missions Committee at the Harmony Hill Baptist Church, and a member of Midway Community Center.  While in the U.S. Army he received the Accommodation Medal for his service in Berlin, West Germany.  He was one of the founders of the Midway Hilltop Christian Academy.  He served in the U.S. Army for four years and three years of service in West Berlin.

       Surviving in addition to his mother, are his wife, Marilyn Weber Beugel, whom he married Feb. 17, 1968; a son, Timothy and his wife, Becky, of Brownsville, Monroe Co.; daughter, Crystal Buegel, Brownsville, Monroe Co.

       Friends were received Dec. 19 at Hadley Funeral Home, New Matamoras, where services were held Dec. 20, with Pastor Ron Weber officiating.  Burial in Brownsville German Lutheran Cemetery.  Military services were held at the graveside.

 

Bumgardner, Clarence M. Bumgardner
Source—Newsclipping

Bumgardner, Clarence M., 84, Cambridge, formerly of Bellaire, died Nov. 13, 2002, at Victorian Oaks Assisted Living Center, Cambridge. He was born July 31, 1918, in Glencoe, a son of the late Clarence W. and Minnie Burgy Bumgardner.  He was a retired mechanic for North American Coal Company Central Shop, a member of the West Bellaire United Methodist Church, Eagles Aeries # 371 and VFW Post # 626, both of Bellaire and a U.S. Army  veteran of WWII.

Surviving are four daughters, Betty Kennedy, Cleveland; Carolyn French, Woodsfield; Mrs. Marshall (Margaret) Miller, Evansville, Ind.; Mrs. Herbert ( Frances) Rearick, Cambridge; sister Delores Bardwell, Charlotte, N.C.; brother, Elsworth Rockman, Bellaire; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of 53 years, Tryphena Fields Bumgardner in 1990; his second wife Eunice Sexton Bumgardner in 2002; son Clarence David Bumgardner; great-granddaughter, Amber Schwender; brother, Francis "Red" Bumgardner; sister, Marie Ruckman.

Friends were received Nov. 15 at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home, Bellaire, where services were held Nov. 16 with Rev. James Gibbons officiating. Entombment followed in Holly Memorial Gardens. Military graveside services were conducted by the Belmont County Council of VFW.  Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 98 B, East Cove Rd., Wheeling, WV. 26oo3

 

Bundy, Desmond Bundy

Source:  The Daytona Beach [Florida] News-Journal; Wednesday, October 30, 2002

        ORMOND BEACH -- Desmond Roy Bundy, 80, of Sea Island Drive, who retired as owner of a canning factory, died Monday at home.

        Mr. Bundy, an Army veteran, was born in Berkeley, Calif., and came to this area in 1983 from St. Augustine. He enjoyed golfing and collecting big band and jazz music.

        Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Shirley; two daughters, Gail Stetson, Eugene, Ore., and Bonnie Bobbitt, Fayetteville, Ga.; and three grandchildren. Ormond Funeral Home is in charge.

 

Burkey, Ann E. Burkey, nee Manypenny

Source: The Alliance [Ohio] Review; 2 Jan 2002

        Ann E. Burkey, 70, of 10405 Johnson Road, North Benton, died at her home at 7:54 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2001.  She was born in Alliance Nov. 14, 1931, a daughter of Harold T. and Pearl E. (Goodballet) Manypenny.

        She was a member of North Benton Presbyterian Church, a 1949 graduate of Sebring McKinley High School, and attended Canton Business College for two years.

        Survivors include her husband, Melvin L., whom she married June 14, 1953; a daughter and son-in-law, Mark and Cynthia Ruffier of Sebring; sister and brother-in-law, Ronald and June Vulcan of North Benton; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Cynthia Manypenny of Alliance; and grandsons Josh and Jon Ruffier of Sebring.

        She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant daughter, Ann, and a sister, Mary Gooding.

        Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at North Benton Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Richard Braun officiating.  Burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park.  There are no calling hours.

        Memorial contributions may be made to Alliance Visiting Nurse and Hospice Association, 885 S. Sawburg Ave., Alliance.

 

Burkhart, Constantine Burkhart
SOURCE: Marietta Times     Marietta, OH     June 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
       LEWISVILLE - Constantine Burkhart, 87, of 30821 Township 61, Lewisville, died at 2:15 a.m. Wednesday (June 26, 2002) at the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Woodsfield.
       She was born Dec. 16, 1914, near Burkhart, Ohio, to Aloysius and Cecilia Schwallie Burkhart. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church near Lewisville.
       She is survived by two sisters, Sister Joanna Burkhart of Cincinnati and Mrs. Paul (Stella) Crum of Woodsfield; two brothers, Leander Burkhart and Cyril Burkhart and his wife, Rosemary, all of Lewisville; and several nieces and nephews.
       She was preceded in death by her husband, Roman J. Burkhart; her parents; and two brothers, Lucian Burkhart and Herman J. Burkhart.
       Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church near Lewisville with the Rev. David Gaydosik as celebrant. Burial is in Chapel Hill Cemetery near Lewisville. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield. Vigil services are at 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home

 

Burkhart, Francis John Burkhart
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published--March 2002
           WOODSFIELD - Francis J. Burkhart, 90, of 33473 Walter Ridge Road died Thursday , March 14, 2002 at Barnesville Hospital in Barnesville.
           He was born December 28, 1911, in Calais, Ohio, to Clemence J. and Rebecca Stephens Burkhart. He was a retired truck driver. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at Miltonsburg, Ohio. He was a World War II  U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Barnesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2792 at Barnesville.
          He is survived by his wife, Helen Crum Crock Burkhart, whom he married July 31, 1975; three stepdaughters, Hazel May of Beallsville, Linda Swallie of Barnesville and Wilma Burkhart of Woodsfield; one stepson, Robert Crock of Massillon; four sisters, Lilly Mercer of Barnesville, Edna Tepley of East Lake, Ohio, Audrey Carpenter of Zanesville and Luzelda Stephens of St. Clairsville; 20 stepgrandchildren; several stepgreat-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.
          He was preceded in death by his parents; one stepdaughter, Betty Doty; one sister, Virginia Kimble; and two brothers, Everett Burkhart and Joseph Burkhart.
         Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Miltonsburg with Father David Gaydosik as celebrant. Burial is in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery with full military graveside services conducted by the Belmont Veterans Council of the V.F.W.
          Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield. Vigil services are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home

 

Busche, Charles Raymond Busche
Source—Newsclipping

Busche, Charles Raymond , 90, State Route 800, Sardis, Trail Run Community, died December 23, 2002, at Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville. He was born in Monroe County, October 14, 1912, a son of the late Edward C. Busche and Laura Shai Busche. He was a retired carpenter, lifetime member of the Saint Paul Church of Trail Run having held many positions in the church. He was a member of Midway Citizens Group, a former member of the Farm Bureau, and former member of Jolly Grange, Brownsville.

Surviving are his wife, Florine Huffman Busche, Trail Run; son , Richard Busche and his wife,
Elizabeth of Smithville; daughter, Mrs. Paul (Marian) Brown, of Trail Run; sister, Alberta Mills, Wilmington; four grandchildren, Paula Canter, Gina Brown, Lisa Brown and Darrin Brown; two step-grandsons, Kevin and Keith Guthrie; seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Grace Busche.

Friends were received December 26 at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield. friends were also received at St. Paul Trail Run Church, December 27 until graveside services at St. Paul Trail Run Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Trail Run Church, 43936 Joe Frobish Road, Sardis, Ohio 43946.

 

Byler, Andy E. Byler
SOURCE: Marietta Times     Marietta, OH     Oct 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
       QUAKER CITY - Andy E. Byler, 78, of 54117 Calais Road died at 1:20 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 2, 2002) at his home.
       He was born Sept. 2, 1924, in Middlefield to Eli J. and Lydia Weaver Byler. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
       He is survived by his wife, Sarah D. Byler, whom he married on Feb. 21, 1946; four sons, Joe Byler and his wife, Barbara, Jake Byler and his wife, Ida and Andy Byler and his wife, Mary, all of Middlefield, and Dan Byler and his wife, Rose, of Summerfield; four daughters, Esther Kauffman and her husband, Chris, of Middlefield, Betty Miller and her husband, Andy, of Clymer, N.Y., Mary Miller and her husband, Allen, at home, and Sarah Gingerich and her husband, Daniel, of Woodsfield; two brothers, Ben E. Byler and Joe E. Byler, both of Middlefield; four sisters, Jemima Troyer of Middlefield, Emma Hostetler of Spartansburg, Pa., and Clara Coblentz and Lydia Troyer, both of Jackson Center, Pa.; 63 grandchildren; and 100 great-grandchildren.
       He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; two sisters; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
       Services are at 10 a.m. Friday at the family residence. Burial will after in Amish Cemetery near Calais. Friends will be received at the family residence anytime today.
       Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield is in charge of arrangements.

 

Carpenter, Frank Willis Carpenter
SOURCE: Times Recorder    .Zanesville, OH     Jul 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
ZANESVILLE -- Frank "Willis" Willis Carpenter, 87, of Zanesville, died at 6:15 a.m. Sunday, June 30, 2002, at the Genesis Good Samaritan Campus after a long illness.
       Born Nov. 20, 1914, in Monroe County, he retired after 35 years of service as a Line Foreman for Ohio Power Electric Co. He was a member of the Eagles Aerie 302 for 57 years and a 3rd degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus council 505. He attended St. Nicholas Catholic Church.
       Surviving are his wife, Audrey V. (Burkhart) Carpenter, of the home, whom he married on April 30, 1938; two daughters, Wanda L. and Frank Carmichael, Connie Jo Wilson, both of Zanesville; one son, Stanley W. and Rosemary Carpenter of Howell, Mich.; seven grandchildren, Doug Geyer, Daffney Geyer, Kent Carpenter, Rene Carpenter, Kem Wilson, Travis Wilson, Kelly Lewis; nine great grandchildren, Wesley and Andrew Geyer, Madison Geyer, Brady "Willis" Wilson, Emily Wilson, Georgiana Wilson, Hannah "Audrey" Wilson, Monica and Darren Lewis; two sisters, Viola McDougal of Summerfield and Thelma Carpenter of Zanesville.
       He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter B. and Mary A. (Stephens) Carpenter; one sister, Grace VanMeter; three brothers, Paul W., Lawrence and Carl W. Carpenter.
       Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today with Christian Vigil Service at 3:30 p.m. at the Hills Funeral Home, 935 Forest Avenue.
       Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Nicholas Catholic Church with Fr. Charles Klinger officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery.
       Memorial contributions may be made to the Genesis Hospice Morrison House, 713 Forest Ave. Zanesville, OH 43701 or charity of choice.

 

Carpenter, Paul E. Carpenter
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published--June 2002
    SARDIS - Paul E. Carpenter, 72, of 42165 W. Union Road, Antioch community, died at 11:18 a.m. Sunday, June 2, 2002  at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta.
   He was born May 10, 1930, in Ozark, Ohio, to Leona Claus Carpenter Skaggs and John Edwin Carpenter. He was a retired furnace operator from the Conalco Corp. at Hannibal. He was a Protestant by faith. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the 17th Infantry Division during the Korean conflict. He was serving as a council member for the Village of Antioch.
   He is survived by his mother of Woodsfield; one daughter, Mrs. Albert (Sharon) Leasure of Sardis; two sons, Bruce G. Carpenter and his wife, Brenda, of Barnesville and Gregory P. Carpenter of Winchester, Va.; one sister, Mrs. Don (Laura May) Bertchy of Woodsfield; two brothers, Clayton Carpenter of Applecreek, Ohio, and Clifford Carpenter of Tallahassee, Fla.;
five grandchildren, Bruce Carpenter Jr., Sabrina Marie Carpenter, Aaron Casey Carpenter, Keith Austin Carpenter and Nathan Lee Carpenter; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
   He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma M. Baker Carpenter, on Oct. 26, 2001; one son, Mark Carpenter, on Aug. 24, 1994; his father; one brother, Wilbert Carpenter; and one infant sister.
   Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield with Don Thompson officiating. Burial is in Antioch Cemetery in Antioch with full military graveside services conducted by the Belmont Veterans Council. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

 

Carpenter, Robert C. Carpenter

Source:  Mount Vernon News,  Mount Vernon, Ohio;  24 July 2002

       MOUNT VERNON---Robert C. Carpenter, 71, of Mount Vernon died July 21, 2002, at Wawing Lake Resort in Ontario Canada, of an apparent heart attack. Robert was born July 9, 1931, in Malaga, Ohio, to Clifford E. and Pearl (Stephen) Carpenter, and lived most of his lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. He served in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division. Robert had been employed as a journeyman machinist for Cooper Industries in Mount Vernon, Ohio Brass Co. in Mansfield, Mount Vernon Machine Tool, and retired from Hydraulic Press Manufacturing in Mount Gilead. He was an avid sportsman and loved the Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns.

           Surviving are his wife, Nora (Coon) Carpenter, whom he married Feb. 19, 1954; five sons, Cliff (Amy) Carpenter, David (Janet) Carpenter and Chad (Sara Hess) Carpenter all of Mount Vernon, Rob (Deb) Carpenter of Howard and Josh (Staci) Carpenter of Orrville; two daughters, Lynne (Russ) Edgar of Edgar Springs, Mo., and Jill Carpenter of Mount Vernon; eight grandchildren, three great-granddaughters; three brothers, Elmer (Gerry) Carpenter and Neil (Mary) Carpenter, both of Mount Vernon, and Irvin (Mary) Carpenter of North Liberty; and two sisters, Evelyn McCleary and Judy Clevenger both of Mount Vernon. Besides the parents he was preceded in death by four sisters, Viola Robinson, Mary Ann Davis, Betty Carpenter and Joan Carpenter; and four brothers, Harold Stephen, Edward Carpenter, Francis Carpenter and Virgil Carpenter.

           Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 P.M. in the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, where funeral services will be Friday at 11 A.M. The Rev. Brian Durbin will officiate. Burial with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

 

Carpenter, Virgil Carpenter
Source--Times Recorder    Zanesville, Ohio
Published--May 1, 2002
    BARNESVILLE -- Virgil Carpenter, 74, of Malta, died Monday, April 29, 2002, at Genesis Hospice, Morrison House.  He was born March 1, 1928, in Monroe County, son of the late Nelson and Zelma Carpenter.
   Surviving are his wife, Mary Ellen (Tracy) Carpenter; a son, Nelson Howard Carpenter of New Matamoras; five daughters, Patsy (James) Carpenter of Barnesville, Joyce Woodward of Malta, Sharon (Don) Johnson of Michigan, Rose Moore of Steubenville and Betty (Richard) Landers of Polock, Texas; four brothers, Lloyd Carpenter of West Salem, Kenny Carpenter of Ashland, Norman Carpenter of Jensen Beach, Fla., and Gordon Carpenter of Barnesville; three step siblings; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
   He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara; and three brothers, Bill, John and Leonard Carpenter.
   Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Crestview Cemetery, Barnesville.

 

Case, Robert C. Case

Source:  The Quad-City [Davenport, Iowa] Times Obituaries; June 13, 2002, 7:00 pm

        CORDOVA, Ill. -- Services for Robert C. Case, Cordova, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Gibson Funeral Home, Port Byron. Burial will be in Cordova Cemetery. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Case died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at Trinity Medical Center-West Campus, Rock Island.

        He retired in 1969 from Deere & Co., East Moline. He was born July 30, 1909, in Rock Island. He married Bertha Allen in 1937 in Davenport. She died in 1985. He married Grace Schillinger in 1989 in Cordova. Memorials may be made to Ducks Unlimited or Isaak Walton League.

        Survivors include son, William, Cordova; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his wife's children, which became his, Joe Schillinger, Geneseo, John Schillinger, Moline, Rich Schillinger, Lynn Center, Sharon Pirkl and Bob* Reese, both of Colona, and Sunny Moorhusen, Cordova; and many other grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

*Submitter's Note:  Grace's child was Carol who married Bob Reese.

 

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Christman, Delmer L. Christman

Source:  Monroe County Beacon dated April 18, 2002:

       Delmer L. Christman, 82, 1275 Marion Melmore Rd., Bucyrus, died April 13, 2002, in Hartland, of Bucyrus.  He was born May 23, 1919, in Monroe County, a son of the late Lewis E. Christman and Anna K. Claus Christman.

       He farmed until 1970 and then worked for the County Highway Department retiring in 1989.  He moved to this area in 1948.

       He was a member of the St. John United Church of Christ, former Lykens School Board member, North Robinson Equity board, the Crawford County Fair board member; served on the church board and was a 4-H advisor.  He enjoyed carpentry and especially liked making grandfather clocks and working in his yard.

       Surviving are his wife, Mary Grace Smith Christman, whom he married July 3, 1943; three daughters, Mrs. Leonard (Mary Jane) Bays, of Sycamore, Mrs. Richard (Dorothy) Gearhart, rural Bucyrus, Annabelle Horning, Mansfield; three granddaughters, Malynne Keiter and Tony Barker, Mrs. Todd (Betty Jo) Billings, Jody Horning; step-grandchild; great-grandson, Harley Barker; two step-great grandchildren; four brothers, Thurman Christman, Woodsfield, Robert Christman, Bucyrus, Wilbur Christman, Caledona, Edward Christman, Bolivar; brother-in-law, Charence Smith, Monroe County.

       In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Douglas Keiter; two brothers, Lawrence and Earnest christman; two sisters, Celesta Welty and Louse Bower.

       Friends will be received April 17 from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. , at Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home, Bucyrus, with Rev. John Miller and Rev. Karla Frost officiating.  Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

       Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or the Relay for Life through the funeral home.

 

Clauss, Ruth M. Clauss (nee--Hershberger)
Source--Daily Jeffersonian   Cambridge, Ohio
Published--January 2002
   WOODSFIELD - Ruth M. Clauss, 78, of Jerusalem, died Sunday, January 27, 2002  at Monroe County Care Center, Woodsfield.
   She was born September 17, 1923, in Akron, daughter of the late Burt and Ethel Mae (Menafee) Hershberger.
   Mrs. Clauss was preceded in death by her husband, Robert George Clauss, on Feb. 5, 1996; and a son, Robert Clauss.
   She leaves a daughter, Joyce Harris of Jerusalem; a son, Michael Clauss; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   No calling hours will be observed.  Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, is handling the arrangements

 

Cline, Sister Arlene Weckbacher Cline, nee Weckbacher

Source:  newspaper article; 25 Sep 2002

        Sister Arlene Weckbacher Cline, 75, of Tunnel, Marietta Route 2, died at 2:54 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 24, 2002) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  She had been a resident of Harmar Place in recent months.

        She was born Jan. 27, 1927, in Sycamore Valley to John C. and Mary Clover Kincaid* Weckbacher.  She attended school in Sycamore Valley.  She had been employed at B.F. Goodrich Co. and was later employed by Skuttle Manufacturing.  She had been a cook at the Head Start facility and also at the O'Neill Center.  She was a member of Harmar Hill Church of Christ and had been an EMT with the Warren Township Volunteer Emergency Squad and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Warren Fire Department.  She enjoyed quilting and crocheting and being with her friends.

        She is survived by one son, Tony B. Cline of Marietta Route 2; one daughter, Nicola "Nicki" Rogers and her husband, James, of Marietta Route 2; three grandchildren, Jasmine N. Rogers and Cherokee D. Rogers, both of Marietta Route 2, and Erick A. Cline of Belpre; two brothers, Gerald Weckbacher and his wife, Sylvia, and Johnny Weckbacher and his wife, Ruth, all of Rinard Mills; her sister-in-law, Norma Cline of Marietta Route 2; and a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

        On Oct. 22, 1955, she married Stanley M. Cline.  He died in December of 1981.  Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Trina Jo Cline; her parents; and one brother, Martin Weckbacher.

        Services are at 1 p.m. Thursday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home in Marietta with Terry Varner officiating.  Burial is in Tunnel Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 p.m. today until the hour of the service.  The family will be present to meet friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

*Submitter’s Note: This family name is usually spelled Kinkade.

 

Coen, William Gregg Coen

Source:  The East Liverpool [Ohio] Sunday Revew; 19 May 2002

        CHESTER -- Services will be held Monday for William Gregg Coen, 43, of Fifth Street, who died Saturday, May 18, 2002, at City Hospital following a lengthy illness.

        He was born in East Liverpool Sept. 27, 1958, a son of the late Ralph and Elaine Staley Coen.

        He was at one time employed with the Chester Street Department.

        He is survived by his wife, Linda Wilson Coen; three daughters, Amber Coen, Ashley Coen and Ariel Coen, at home; a son, William Richard Coen, at home; a stepdaughter, Jessica Adams of Newell; three brothers, Rod Coen of Chester, Tim Coen of Melbourne, Fla., and Richard Coen of Coco Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. Donald (Peggy) Simmons and Jennifer Richter of Chester; and two stepgrandsons.

        The Rev. Thomas Bogardus of the Chester First Christian Church will conduct the services at 1 p.m. at the Arner Funeral Chapel.  Burial will be in Shadow Lawn Gardens.

        Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today and before the services Monday.

 

Congleton, Betty L. (Knowlton) Congleton
SOURCE: Marietta Times     Marietta, OH     Aug 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
       DENVER, Colo. - Betty L. Congleton, 95, of Denver, formerly of Marietta, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at her home.
       She was born Oct. 1, 1906, in Woodsfield to James P. and Rosetta Piatt Knowlton. She attended Marietta schools.
       She is survived by two daughters, Geraldine "Jerrie" Miner of Denver and Gertrude Hodge of Marietta; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
       She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion E. Congleton; and one son, Robert M. Congleton.
       A private graveside service for family will be conducted. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park in Marietta.

 

Coss, A. Mansil Coss
SOURCE: Marietta Times     Marietta, OH     Oct 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
       BARNESVILLE - A. Mansil Coss, 91, of the Walton Retirement Home in Barnesville, formerly of 36400 Connor Ridge Road, Woodsfield, died at 3 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 16, 2002) at Barnesville Hospital in Barnesville.
       He was born June 14, 1911, near Marr to Arthur Cleveland and Anna B. Hall Coss. He was a retired welder for Republic Steel and L.T.V. Steel in Massillon. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving during the Normandy Invasion. He was recently named the oldest Monroe County recipient of the Normandy Medal. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5303 and American Legion Post 87, both at Woodsfield.
       He is survived by one brother, Merle Coss and his wife, Jeannette, of Woodsfield; one niece, Becky Highman and her husband, Paul, of Woodsfield; two great-nieces, Mollie Landefeld and her husband, David Jr., of Woodsfield and Sarah Sawyers and her husband, Rustin, of Dublin; and one great-great-nephew, Dustin Wyatt Landefeld of Woodsfield.
       He was preceded in death by his parents.
       Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield with Pastor James Porter officiating. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield with full military graveside services conducted by the Belmont Veterans Council. Friends will be received from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

 

Coss, A. Mansil Coss
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published--October 2002
    BARNESVILLE - A. Mansil Coss, 91, of the Walton Retirement Home in Barnesville, formerly of 36400 Connor Ridge Road, Woodsfield, died at 3 a.m. Wednesday , October 16, 2002  at Barnesville Hospital in Barnesville.
    He was born June 14, 1911, near Marr to Arthur Cleveland and Anna B. Hall Coss. He was a retired welder for Republic Steel and L.T.V. Steel in Massillon. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving during the Normandy Invasion. He was recently named the oldest Monroe County recipient of the Normandy Medal. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5303 and American Legion Post 87, both at Woodsfield.
   He is survived by one brother, Merle Coss and his wife, Jeannette, of Woodsfield; one niece, Becky Highman and her husband, Paul, of Woodsfield; two great-nieces, Mollie Landefeld and her husband, David Jr., of Woodsfield and Sarah Sawyers and her husband, Rustin, of Dublin; and one great-great-nephew, Dustin Wyatt Landefeld of Woodsfield.
   He was preceded in death by his parents.
   Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield with Pastor James Porter officiating. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield with full military graveside services conducted by the Belmont Veterans Council. Friends will be received from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

 

Cox, Gladys M. Cox nee Cline
Source—Newsclipping

Cox, Gladys M. ,97, of 39887 Stonehouse Rd., Woodsfield, died May 26, 2002 in the Monroe County Care Center, Woodsfield. She was born July 18, 1904, near Antioch, a daughter of the late William H. and Anna Payne Cline.  She was a graduate of the Muskingum College, New Concord, a retired school teacher having taught in various schools throughout Monroe County, a member of the Fairview Church of Christ, near Woodsfield, a 50 year member of the Graysville Grange; a member of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association and the Monroe County Retired Teachers Association.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Arnold (Helen) Miracle, Jeromesville; Mrs. Dale (Jean) Morris, Woodsfield ;Mrs. Daniel (Janet) Belford, Massillon; brother, Doyle Cline, Seville; eight grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willis E. Cox, Nov.15, 1969; a son, Robert D. Cox, July 5, 1998; five brothers, Orville, Boyd, Bernie, Wilford and Harold Cline; grandson, Bruce E. Miracle.

Friends were received at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, May 28, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., May 29, with Harold Kinney, Jr. officiating. Burial follows in Antioch Cemetery, Antioch.

 

Craig, Harry Dean Craig
Source--Daily Jeffersonian
Published--January 2002
    WOODSFIELD - Harry Dean Craig, 59, of Woodsfield, died Sunday, January 6, 2002  at Wetzel County Hospital.
    He was born October  6, 1942, in Monroe County, son of the late Delbert Craig and Rose (Alleman) Craig.
    Mr. Craig retired from the Ormet Corp. of Hannibal.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold; and a sister, Goldie.
    He leaves his companion of 21 years, Rosalee Merckle; two daughters, Deanne Hasft of Pickerington, and Sara Sopp of Columbus; two brothers, Bernard of Beallsville, and Paul of Sardis; four sisters, Helen and Evelynn of Columbus, and Doris and Nina of Woodsfield; a granddaughter, Gina Hasft; and several nieces and nephews.
   Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Jim Porter officiating.  Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery, near Woodsfield.

 

Craig, Sarah Elizabeth Craig (nee--Grimes)
Source--Marietta Times   Marietta, Ohio
Published--March 2002
    RINARD MILLS - Sarah Elizabeth Craig, 99, of Rinard Mills died at 12:15 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2002  at Harmar Place in Marietta.
   She was born March 7, 1903, in Ellenboro, W.Va., to Joseph and Lucinda Wince Grimes. She was a homemaker and a member of Rinard Mills Methodist Church.
   She is survived by one son, Joseph H. Craig and his wife, Maxine, of Rinard Mills; two grandsons, Russ Craig and his wife, Patty, of Nokesville, Va., and Jeff Craig and his wife, Holly, of Cincinnati; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Lorena Jordan, of Reno and Flora Ward, of Mineral Wells, W.Va.
   On May 15, 1923, she married Bernard Austin Craig. He died June 6, 1985.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Ted, Harry and Hosie Grimes; and four sisters, Mattie Say, Blanche Haddox, Letha Grimes and Bessie Karcher.
   Services will be held at the convenience of the family at Hadley Funeral Home, New Matamoras. Burial is in Rinard Mills Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

 

Creighton, Sr., John Robert "Bob" Creighton
SOURCE: Marietta Times     Marietta, Oh     Dec 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
       MATAMORAS - John Robert "Bob" Creighton Sr., 72, of 518 Third St., died at 12:47 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 28, 2002) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
       He was born March 14, 1930, in Monroe County to Harold F. "Ted" and Iva Amanda Petty Creighton. He graduated from Matamoras High School in 1948. He was a machinist and welder for Creighton Machine Shop. He was a member of Matamoras First Baptist Church and American Legion Post 378 at New Matamoras. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5108 at Marietta.
       He is survived by his wife, Patricia J. Locke Creighton, whom he married on July 11, 1950; two daughters, Teresa Swan and her husband, Mike, of New Matamoras and Tammy Powell and her husband, Dave, of St. Marys, W.Va.; one son, John R. Creighton Jr. and his wife, Melanie, of New Matamoras; and grandchildren, Sara and Shana Swan of New Matamoras, Dawn and Joe Swan and Missy Factor, all of Columbus, Brittany, Lindsey and Lydia Powell, all of St. Marys, and John Paul Creighton, Coty Creighton and Tammy Wilfong, all of New Matamoras.
       He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Dean F. Creighton, on Aug. 16, 1999.
       Services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hadley Funeral Home, New Matamoras, with the Rev. Rick Smith officiating. Burial is in Matamoras Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
       Memorial contributions may be made to Matamoras First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 566, New Matamoras.

 

Cronin, Daisy L. Cronin, nee Locke

Source:  as posted on findagrave.com; 14 Aug 2002

        Daisy L. Cronin, 83, of Parkersburg died Aug. 13, 2002, at the Willows Nursing Home.

        She was born in St. Marys, the daughter of the late William and Dessie Wright Locke.

        She was a member of the St. John United Methodist Church and had been employed by the Dils Department Store in the Yum Yum Tree.

        She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Linda Cronin Cale of Belpre; two grandchildren, Chad Wesley Cronin of Corbin, Ky., and Shelley Anne Hatfield of Parkersburg; and one great-grandchild, Scott Andrew Prelle of Parkersburg.

        She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Cronin; one son, Darrell Cronin; and one sister, Olive McKnight.

        Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

        Burial will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be today from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.

 

Davies, Robert E. Davies

Source:  The Columbian,  Vancouver, Washington - Wednesday, May 1, 2002

Everett, Wash.

        Former Clark County resident Robert Edward Davies died of lung cancer April 24, 2002, in Bellevue. He was 70.

        Mr. Davies was born June 19, 1931, in Alliance, Ohio.

        He graduated from Vancouver High School in 1949.

        A Navy veteran, Mr. Davies was a newspaper pressman for the Los Angeles Times for 12 years and for The Seattle Times for 26 years.

        He was a Mason and a member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed traveling.

        Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Mary M., at home; two sons, Patrick A. of Seattle and Timothy S. of Kenmore, Wash.; two sisters, Mary M. Meyer of Campbell, Calif., and Carol A. Davies of Portland; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

        A son, Brian T., preceded him in death.

        A memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Purdy and Walters with Cassidy Funeral Home in Everett.

        Memorial contributions may be made to Group Health Foundation Hospice Care, 1730 Minor Ave., Suite 1500, Seattle, WA 98101.

 

Dennis, Edgar L. Dennis

Source:  Posted on the FINDAGRAVE web site

        Edgar L. Dennis, 93, of New Martinsville, passed away Dec. 9, 2002, in Wetzel County Hospital.

        He was born March 10, 1909, son of the late Charles A. and Stella Minger Dennis. He was a Christian and member of the Paden City Church of the Nazarene. He retired from Weirton Steel Corporation in 1975, was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in WWII, and a member of the American Legion Post 86 Paden City.

        He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Ellen Lancaster Dennis; one son, Charles E. (Sharon) Dennis of New Martinsville; one daughter, Carolyn K. (Bob) Johnston of Alma; four grandchildren, Annette (Rusty) Wetzel of Sistersville, Ronda Dennis (Tim Bohrer) of Proctor, Rodney (Linda) Dennis of Friendly, and Steven (Cindy) Dennis of Sistersville; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The oldest of nine children, Edgar is survived by one brother, Walter Dennis of New Martinsville; and two sisters, Edna Nething and Mae Richards of Ravenna, Ohio.

        He was preceded in death by three brothers, Coy, Leo and Russell Dennis; and two sisters, Hazel Cooper and Ida (Peg) Underwood.

        Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Furbee Funeral Home, Middlebourne with the Rev. LeRoy and Keith Hostutler and Greg Kasler officiating. Interment will be in Beechwood Cemetery, Alma. Friends will be received from 3-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Dennis, Josephine A. Dennis nee Ueltschy

       Josephine Dennis, 90, Clarington, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2002 at New Martinsville Health Care Center.  She was born Feb. 17, 1912 in Farr, W.Va. the daughter of the late William and Florida Conley Ueltschy.

       Survivors include four sons, Walter Lee Dennis, Gene (Linda) Dennis, Robert (Ethel) Dennis, and Gordon (Barbara) Dennis all of Clarington; two daughters, Virginia (Bill) Hanahan of Germantown, Ohio and Margery Schindler of Hannibal; three sisters, Minnie Butler, Clarington, Mabel Fish and Mary Ueltschy both of Woodsfield; 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

       Including her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Dennis, three sons, six brothers, Thomas, Charles, John, Herbert, Paul and Albert Ueltschy; one sister, Goldie Moser.

       Friends were received Dec. 22 at the Grisell Funeral Home, Clarington, where funeral services were held Dec. 23, with Pastor Donald Hitchcock officiating.  Interment was in Mount Union Cemetery, Clarington.

 

DeVault, Lois Belle DeVault nee Jobes
Source—Newsclipping

DeVault, Lois Belle, 82, Belmont, died Dec. 19, 2002 at Bell Nursing Home. She was born Feb.19, 1920 in Fairpoint, Ohio, a daughter of the late William Mitchell Jobes and Maude Phillips Jobes.  She was a member of the Belmont United Methodist Church, worked for the former Sullivan's Market in Belmont.  Surviving are her husband of 66 years, Rollo (Joe) DeVault; daughter, Mrs. Rusty (Bonnie) Vermillon; son Neil and wife, Patricia DeVault,all of Belmont; three grandchildren, Bill DeVault; Stacy and Robert Vermillon; three great grandchildren, Angel Williams, Andrew Vermillon and Baby girl Vermillon; great-great-grandchild, Logan Williams.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Cornelius Jobe.

Friends were received Dec. 20, at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, Bethesda, where services were held Dec.21, with Rev. Vicky Kelley officiating. Burial in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.

 

Devore, Robert Edwin Devore

       Robert Edwin Devore, 77, died Aug. 28, 2002.  He was a native of Graysville and was a resident of Jacksonville, Fla., for 43 years.

       He served in the U.S. Army during WW II with Company E 180th Infantry Regiment 45th Division Co.  He was employed by F.E. Myers Co. for 41 years, having managed the Jacksonville warehouse.

       Surviving are his loving wife of 56 years, Virginia Luburgh Devore; son, Steve Devore (Candy); three daughters, Mrs. Rob (Carol) Cox, Mrs. Conrad (Pam) Edwards, Mrs. Paul (Jill) Horwath; five grandchildren; Patrick and Michael Cox, Nathan and Chelsea Edward, Paul Horwath Jr.; four great grandchildren, Ethan and Andrew Cox, and April and Harley Horwath; sister Mrs. Larry (Ruth) Mackey; several nieces and nephews.

       He was preceded in death by his parents, George N. and Phyllis A. Devore; brother, George N. Devore, Jr.

       Friends are received Aug. 30 at Hardage-Gliddens Funeral Home, Jacksonville, Fla., where funeral services were held Aug. 31.

       Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 16444, Jacksonville, Fla. 32245.

 

Dillon, Frederick W. Dillon

Source:  Monroe County Beacon dated April 18, 2002

Frederick W. Dillon, 62, Mechanicsburg Rd., Woodsfield died April 9, 2002, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born in Monroe County, July 11,1939, a son of Virginia Forester Dillon, Woodsfield, and the late Jack Dillon.

He was a timber cutter and veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Mandy Dillon Sardis; three sons, James Dillon and his wife, Tess, Memphis, TN, Michael Dillon, Chillicothe, Jack Dillon and his wife, Tammie, Wooster; two daughters, Mrs. Bill (Sheila) Pittman, Mrs. Loyd, (Rachel)

Fellers, all of Sardis; brother, Larry Dillon and his wife, Vivan, Woodsfield; sister, Darla

Harmon, Graysville; 14 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren.

Friends were received April 12 at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where services were held April 13, with Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Burial in Antioch Cemetery, Antioch.

 

Dinwiddie, William Welvin Dinwiddie

Source: newspaper clipping, Sep 2002

        William Welvin Dinwiddie, 85, Cross Timbers, MO., died Sept 21, 2002, in St John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, MO.

        He was born November 12, 1916, in Wright County, MO., to John Henry and Renee McKeel Dinwiddie. He was married to Louise Kinkade in 1937, and to this union eleven children were born.

        Survivors include four sons, William Dinwiddie, Cross Timbers, Kenneth, Buffalo, Edgar and Karl, both of Elkland; six daughters, Mary Hoskins, Marshfield, Dolly Seitz, Nevada, Linda Jones, Niangua, Nadine Bunch, Elkland, Barbara
Evans, Lebanon, and Teresa Bunch, Marshfield; forty-two grandchildren; and forty-two great grandchildren.

        Services will be Wednesday, Sept 25, in the Day Funeral Home in Marshfield. Burial was in Eureka Cemetery near Rader, MO.

 

Drake, Beatrice L. Drake - nee Carpenter

Source:  Thursday 28 Feb. 2002 Jeffersonian [Cambridge, Ohio]

BETHESDA--Beatrice L. Drake, 86, of Barnesville, died Tuesday (Feb. 26, 2002) at Barnesville Health Care Center.

         She was born April 4, 1915, in Monroe County, daughter of the late Clem and Elise (Goodhart) Carpenter.

         Mrs. Drake was a retired seamstress and also from the former Green Cottage Restaurant in Barnesville.

         She was preceded in death by her husband, George Drake;  and several brothers and sisters.

         She leaves a niece,  Mrs. Gerald (Garnet) Tracy of Bethesda;  a nephew, Willis (Rosalie) Carpenter, of Beallsville;  three great-nieces, Mrs. Joe (Lisa) Douglass of Cambridge,  Mrs. Kim (Brenda) Carpenter of Bethesda, and Rhonda Edler;  two great-nephews, Glen and Steve Carpenter;  and two great-great-nephews.

         Friends may call from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. Friday at Kelly-Kemp-Bradio Funeral Home, Bethesda, where services will follow at 1 P.M.  Burial will be in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.

 

Drummer, Carlton G. Drummer

Source:  The Fostoria [Ohio] Review Times; 8 May 2002

        Carlton G. Drummer, 27, Racine, died May 2, 2002 at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis as the result of an automobile accident.

        He was born May 27, 1974 in Bowling Green to Gregory E. Drummer, Havre, Mont., and Teresa M. Tyson-Drummer, Rutland, and they both survive.

        He is also survived by his wife, Kelly L. Smith Drummer; a son, Chandler Drummer; a daughter, Talon Drummer; a brother, Aaron Drummer, Racine; a sister, Megan Drummer, Rutland; maternal grandparents, Max R. and Patricia Tyson, Wayne; paternal grandparents, John and Evelyn Drummer, Bowling Green; stepfather, Gary Slaven, Rutland; stepmother, Kadene Drummer, Havre, Mont.; and stepsister, Amber Slaven.

        Mr. Drummer was employed as a carpenter for Wesam Construction Company.

        Services were conducted May 6 at Fisher Funeral Home in Middleport.  Burial was in Letart Falls Cemetery.

 

Dunlap, Norbert S. Dunlap

Source:  The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, IN) - March 29, 2002

        NORBERT S. DUNLAP, 89, of Van Wert County, formerly of Middle Point, died March 21 at Lincolnway Home, Van Wert County. Born in Putman County, he was a lifetime farmer and Pineer Seed corn salesman for many years. His wife, Kathryne M., died in 2001. Surviving are a son, Lyn Rex of Hanoi, Vietnam; a daughter, Linda Nicholson of Hot Springs, Ark.; a brother, Robert of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; four sisters, Olive Nieford, Margie Taylor and Della Ross, all of Van Wert, and Loma Hoy of Grover Hill; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services at 10 a.m. Monday at Cowan Son Funeral Home, Van Wert. Calling from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Van Wert County. Memorials to Mount Pleasant Church or Lincolnway Home.

 

Dunn, Edith T. Dunn
SOURCE: Daily Jeffersonian    Cambridge, OH    Jan 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
       WOODSFIELD - Edith T. Dunn, 79, of Eastern Avenue died Monday (Dec. 31, 2001) at the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Nov. 23, 1922, in Akron to Ward and Bernice (stepmother) Vanorman. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star at Akron.
       She is survived by her husband, Richard C. Dunn of Woodsfield; one son, Richard J. Dunn and his wife, Cathy, of Portland, Ore.; one daughter, Stephany Johnson and her husband, Paul, of Toledo; one brother, Ward G. Vanorman; five grandchildren, Ryan, Logan and Kelli Dunn and Christine and Andrew Johnson; and one great-grandchild.
       She was preceded in death by her father and stepmother; and one brother, Jim Vanorman.
       Services are at 6 p.m. Thursday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield. Burial will be at a later date in Akron. Friends will be received from 4 p.m. Thursday until time for the services at the funeral home.
       Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

 

Egger, Hazel G. Egger (nee--Hoover)
Source--Marietta Times  Marietta, Ohio
Published--August 2002
    WOODSFIELD - Hazel G. Egger, 88, of the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday , August 24, 2002  at the center.
    She was born September 6, 1913, in Ozark, Ohio, to Frank and Maggie June Kirkbride Hoover. She was a homemaker and a member of Ozark Church of Christ in Ozark.
    She is survived by one sister, Edna Highman of Clarington; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Egger, who died on July 20, 1991; one son, Frank Egger; her parents; three brothers, Clyde Hoover, Stewart Hoover and Harry Hoover; and two sisters, Gail Saffle and Estella Tidd.
    Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield with John Hamilton officiating. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Elliott, Elsie L. Elliott, nee Briggs

Source:  The Rocky Mountain News (CO) - July 3, 2002 [online]

Deceased Name: ELLIOTT, ELSIE L.

Elsie Elliott. Wife of Darrell; mother of five and spouses; grandmother of 14; great-grandmother of 10. Memorial service on Saturday, July 6 at 11 a.m. at Victory Grange, 2025 Tower Rd., Aurora.

 

Faber, Leola Faber, nee Johnson

Source:  Medford [Oregon]  Mail Tribune; 26 Feb 2002 [on line]
        A celebration of the life of Leola Faber will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Perl Funeral Home at Siskiyou Memorial Park.
        Mrs. Faber, 92, of Central Point died Monday (Feb. 25, 2002) at her home.
        Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Hospice, 1660 E. McAndrews, Medford, OR 97504 or Crater High School Scholarship Foundation, 4410 Rogue Valley Highway, Central Point, OR 97502.
       She was born Leola Johnson on Dec. 26, 1909, in Champion, Alberta, Canada, a daughter of Horace E. and Rebecca Newman Johnson. On June 18, 1933, in Salem, she married Donald E. Faber, who died in 1981. They moved to the Rogue Valley in 1945 from Portland.
       Mrs. Faber attended Willamette University. She completed her education and graduated from Southern Oregon University in Ashland after her husband took a coaching position at Ashland High School.
        She was a member of the Central Point Garden Club, Central Point Grange, Central Point Presbyterian Church and the Rogue Valley Country Club.
        Mrs. Faber was a homemaker.
        She enjoyed dancing, fishing, traveling and finding new places to dine.
        Survivors include a niece, Patsy Faber Stratton, Eugene; a nephew, Donald Edward "Mitch" Mitchell, Maui, Hawaii; and eight great-nieces and nephews.
        Friends may leave a message in the guest book at: www.perlfuneral.com <http://www.perlfuneral.com>
        Arrangements: Perl Funeral, Medford.

 

Farnsworth, Robert Franklin Farnsworth
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published--August 2002
    QUAKER CITY - Robert Franklin Farnsworth, 67, of 52801 Cleveland Hollow Road, died Saturday , August 17, 2002  at his home.  He was born September 18, 1935, near Calais, Ohio, to Hobert F. and Florence Stephens Farnsworth. He was a retired laborer in the sawmill business.
   He is survived by four daughters, Brenda Cooper of Stanton, Ky., Terri Workman of Coshocton, and Bobbi Jo and Deanne, both of Texas; four sisters, Vera Curlutor and Mary Nalley, both of Summerfield, and Evelyn Stimpert and Elizabeth "Peggy" Pittman, both of Malaga; four brothers, Dempsey Farnsworth and Larry Farnsworth, both of Summerfield, and Hubert Farnsworth and Clayton Farnsworth, both of Lewisville; and several grandchildren.
   He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Martha Cline.
   Memorial graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family in Calais Cemetery in Calais. Brubach-Watters Funeral Home in Summerfield is in charge of arrangements.

 

Frank, Brenda Lee Frank

Source:  The Cleveland [Ohio] Plain Dealer; 26 Aug 2002

FRANK

BRENDA  LEE  FRANK, age 39, Beloved daughter of Patricia Janovsky (Geza, deceased) and John Frank; dear sister of John (Margie) and Troy (Diane); loving aunt of Troy, Emily and Evan; granddaughter of Donna Seibel; dearest niece of Chuck Seibel (Janet) and Brenda Cantrell (Doug).  Services at the Funeral Home, Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 10 a.m.  Interment Sunset Memorial Park.  Friends received at THE  RIPEPI  FUNERAL  HOME, 5762 PEARL  RD. (AT  SNOW  RD.), MONDAY, 2-4 AND 7-9 P.M.

www.cleveland.com/obits

 

Frye, Billie Jean Frye, nee Shively

Source:  The Marion [Indiana] Chronicle Tribune; 21 Mar 2002

July 6, 1929 -- March 20, 2002

        Billie Jean Frye, 72, 2801 S. Stone Road, died at 7:17 a.m. Wednesday in Marion General Hospital.

       She was born in Huntington to the late Samuel Shively and Ella Barton and had lived in the Grant County area most of her life.  She married Clinton Frye; he died in May 1992.

        Mrs. Frye and her husband had owned and operated their business, the Blue Top, in Chicago for many, many years.  She had worked at the Owens-Illinois glass factory, formerly of Gas City, and was a life member of the Country Music Association.  She was an avid reader and loved to play euchre and go to garage sales, baseball games and horse races.  Her favorite baseball team was the Chicago Cubs.  She also was a member of the American Association of retired persons.

        Surviving are four sons, George (Ann) Voland II, Fairmount, James (Marylee) Voland, Warren, Kerry Voland, Richmond, and Kirk Voland, Marion; a daughter, Lori Voland, Marion; a brother, John (Donna) Shively, Gas City; three sisters, Pat (Arthur) Bowling, Morehead, Ky., Janet (Russell) Colyer, Gas City, and Bernadine (Jr) Richards, Fowlerton; six grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

        She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen.

        Services are at 10 a.m. Saturday in Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main St., Gas City, with the Rev. Lou O'Vell officiating.  Burial is in Riverside Cemetery.

        Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

 

Gallaher, Kathleen P. Gallaher (nee--Blouir)
Source--Marietta Times   Marietta, Ohio
Published--January 2002
    WOODSFIELD - Kathleen P. Gallaher, 84, of Adams Avenue died Wednesday January 2, 2002 at the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
    She was born April 23, 1917, in Waverly, W.Va., to Hiram and Naoma Matheny Blouir. She was a member of the Woodsfield Church of Christ.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman B. Gallaher, on Feb. 8, 1996; her parents; three brothers; and two sisters.
    She is survived by two sons, H. Lloyd Gallaher of Beallsville and Raymond J. Gallaher of Navarre; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
   Private services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, with Minister Sam Bartrug officiating. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield. There will be no visitation.

 

Godfrey, Zoe Godfrey, nee Kinkade

Source:  The Courier-Sentinel, Kiester, Minnesota; January 2002

Funeral     is     held     Saturday     for     former     resident     Zoe     Godfrey

        Funeral services for Zoe Godfrey, 89, Kiester, were held Saturday at the Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells.  The Rev. Kenneth Haack officiated.  Burial was in Fairview Cemetery north of Kiester.

        Zoe died Wednesday, January 16, 2002 at St. Luke's Lutheran Home in Blue Earth.

        She was born October 19,*1912 in Bancroft, Iowa, the daughter of Oscar and Lettie (Hickland)** Kinkade.  She grew up in Bancroft and graduated from high school there.  After her graduation, Zoe moved with her family to Kiester.

        Zoe met Herman Godfrey while working for her father.  They were married December 4, 1932 at her parents' home in Kiester.

        Zoe worked at Winnebago Motor Home Company in Forest City, Iowa.

        She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Kiester.  Zoe and Herman loved camping and traveling from Florida to Alaska.  She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

        She is survived by son Roger and his wife Valerie Godfrey of Ottumwa, Iowa; daughters Margo and her husband Donald Skinner of Fairfield Glade, Tennessee, Kathleen and her husband Dale Thorpe of Harrisburg, South Dakota and Linda Oppedal of Bancroft, Iowa; 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; brother Donald and his wife Marjorie Kinkade of Waseca; and numerous nieces and nephews.

        Zoe was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Herman in 1983, her brother Clark and her great-grandson Herman Tribble.

Submitter's Notes:

        * The Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002, the Social Security Death Index, and her tombstone in Fairview Cemetery all show her birth as October 9.

        ** This name is usually seen spelled as HICKLIN.

 

Goettel. Lillian R. Goettel
Source—Newsclipping

Goettel, Lillian L., 82, of Akron, died Dec. 27, 2002. She was born in Beallsville, and lived most of her life in Akron. She was a registered nurse with over 30 years service at Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital and was a member of Goodyear Heights Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her husband, Charles E.; son, Jim Goettel and his wife, Christine, of Florida; sister Joan Milhoan, Canton; Robert Lee Baker and his wife Louise of Cleveland; two grandchildren, Anne Stames, of Florida, Jeff Goettel; of Georgia; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Earl (Barbara) Goettel, of Akron; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Friends were received Dec. 30 at Hennessy-Bagnoli Funeral Home, Tallmage, where services were held Dec.31. with Rev. Terry Lucarelli
officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Burial Park.

 

Goodballet, Jean Goodballet, nee Talbott

Source: www.dawsonfuneralhome.com; 5 Jul 2002

Birth: Feb. 16, 1922

Death:       Jul. 4, 2002

        EAST  LIVERPOOL - Mrs. Jean Goodballet, 80, of County Airport Road, Wellsville, died at 4:20 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2002, at East Liverpool City Hospital following a lengthy illness.

        She was born Feb. 16, 1922, in East Liverpool, the daughter of the late Stanley and Gladys Lisk Talbott. A lifetime resident of East Liverpool, she was a homemaker.

        Her husband, H. Keith Goodballet Sr., who passed away on Sept. 10, 1979, precedes Mrs. Goodballet in death. They were married Feb. 16, 1939. Survivors include four sons, H. Keith Goodballet Jr. and his wife, Peggy, of Wellsville; David A. Goodballet and his wife, Martha, of Portsmouth, Ohio; John C. Goodballet and his wife, Nancy, of Duluth, Ga.; and Mike Goodballet and his wife, Sue, of East Liverpool. There are 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

       In addition, Mrs. Goodballet is survived by one sister, Mrs. James (Mercedes) Hancock of Niles, Ohio; and two brothers, John Tablott and his wife, Dorothy, of Rockwell City, Iowa, and Jack Talbott and his wife, Barbara, of East Liverpool. A brother, Stanley Talbott, preceded Mrs. Goodballet in death.

        Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 8, at the Dawson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Charles Parry of East Liverpool City Hospital officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon and evening, where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

        This obituary may be view and condolences may be sent online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com.

 

Gray, Clarence Fredrick Gray

Source:  The Herald-Dispatch, (Huntington, West Virginia) - Friday, March 15, 2002 [Herald-Dispatch file photo]

Clarence Fredrick Gray: 'Catfish, Man of the Woods' dead at 84

        Clarence Fredrick Gray - better known as "Catfish, Man of the Woods" - is gone.

        Gray, 84, died at Fairhaven Rest Home on Adams Avenue Wednesday night, several weeks after suffering a heart attack.

        Gray, who lived in Glenwood, W.Va., was a herbalist who gained attention through lectures at garden clubs, community groups, state colleges and a medical convention at the Greenbrier Hotel.

       He was the subject of documentary films and once appeared on a nationally televised late-night talk show. He believed that nature offered healing for any disease in the herbs found in the fields and woods. Living in harmony with nature - even those life forms that others consider pests - assures a long, healthy life, he taught.

        "Those bumblebees are my friends," he once told a Herald-Dispatch reporter. "See that one? That's a baby. But I've made friends with all of them. I leave my door open sometimes and the mama comes inside and sits right here on my shoulder."

        In return, he said, the good Lord gave him long life and protected him from the "medical people."

        Gray, a native of Liverpool, W.Va., on the Jackson-Roane County line, believed God had a plan for his life - to cure the incurable and reclaim those whom doctors had declared terminal. When he wasn't digging roots or harvesting herbs for his cure-all bitters, he spent his time greeting the hundreds of visitors who trekked to his home in search of herbal wisdom.

        "He helped a lot of people and he will be missed," says Violet Sperry, one of his daughters.

        "He was more than just a customer," says Merlin Lee Ball, owner of Adams-Ball Copies, which produced many of Gray's advertising brochures. "He never tried to make a lot of money he just wanted to cure people."

        Gray, a son of the late Burleigh Clayton and Della Virginia Dillon Gray, was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Frances "Righter" Gray. He is survived by six daughters, four sons, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

        Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant. The funeral will be at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Saturday. Burial will follow in Apple Grove Memorial Gardens in Apple Grove, W.Va.

        Clarence F. "Catfish" Gray believed the bitters he produced from herbs and roots would cure his "patients" of just about anything.

 

Gray, Leland O. Gray

Source:  The Parkersburg [West Virginia] News; 23 Apr 2002

        Leland O. "Buss" Gray, 85, of Parkersburg died April 22, 2002, at his residence.

        He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Helen Scott Gray; one son, Carl; four grandchildren, Kim, Rodney, Rocky and Ryan; and eight great-grandchildren.  He is the last surviving member of his immediate family.

        Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Parkersburg.  Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Ridge, Ohio.  Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.

 

Greenfield, Glen Edward Greenfield

Source: The Villisca Review, Villisca, Iowa; Sep 2002

        Funeral services for Glen Edward Greenfield of Villisca, IA, were held September 11, 2002, at the First Presbyterian Church in Villisca, with the Rev. Sandy Wainwright officiating. Burial was in the Arlington Cemetery, Villisca.

        Glen Edward Greenfield was born November 18, 1908, near Hepburn, IA to Zay and Etta (Vance) Greenfield and died September 7, 2002 at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak, IA.

        He drove a truck and farmed near Villisca.  During WWII he drove a truck in Pueblo, CO hauling material used to make ammunition igloo's.

        He was united in marriage to Ruby Stalder on August 25, 1927, in Clarinda, IA.  The couple moved into Villisca in 1969. He worked at auctions and sales for Kenneth Gridley.  He also had worked for Wolfe Funeral Home.  His wife Ruby preceded him in death on June 12, 1998.

        He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Villisca and was on the Montgomery County Fair Board for many years.

        Preceding him in death were his parents, wife, 2 infant sisters, a brother Murl, sisters-in-law Leta Greenfield and Reva Greenfield.

        Survivors include his children Ed Greenfield and wife Pat of Villisca, IA; Dorothy (Dot) Hamman and husband Floyd of Red Oak, IA and Jerold Greenfield and wife Carol of Villisca, IA.  Twelve grandchildren, thirty-three great grandchildren and thirteen great-great grandchildren.  Brothers Ted Greenfield of Villisca and Charles Greenfield of Lawton, OK, one sister Wilma Greenfield of Villisca, IA.

        Memorials may be directed to the Villisca Good Samaritan Center, Villisca Senior Citizens Center, Villisca Fire & Rescue or the First Presbyterian Church.

 

Griffin, Pearl Marie Griffin nee Lynch
Source—Newsclipping

Griffin, Pearl Marie, 87, Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Woodsfield, formerly of Graysville, died Dec. 25, 2002, at the center. She was born at Graysville, April 13, 1915, a daughter of the late Frank and Crinnie Hall Lynch. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ, near Graysville.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl E. Griffin, Feb.28, 2001, whom she married Dec.25,1948; sister, Mary Hendershot.

Friends were received at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Dec.27, where funeral services were held Dec.28, with Harold Kinney, Jr. officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, near Graysville.

 

Grimm, Robert C. Grimm

Source:  The Marietta Times Marietta, OH, November 1, 2002
   WOODSFIELD - Robert C. Grimm, 81, of Lickskillet Road died Thursday (Oct. 31, 2002) at Barnesville Hospital.  He was born Aug. 8, 1921, in Monroe County to Orlando B. Grimm and Mary Starr Grimm. He was a former employee of the Pennsylvania Railroad and was a retired employee of Montgomery Ward in Fort Wayne, Ind.  An Army veteran of World War II, he served three years in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater

   He was a Presbyterian by faith.
   He is survived by his former wife, Floi Parr Grimm and family of Fort Wayne; two sisters, Betty Paulus of Woodsfield and Helen Marsh and her husband, Dana, of Columbus; four nieces, Marilyn Paulus, Christine Boyers, Mary Ann Janes and Claudia Staley; and four nephews, Frank Paulus, Ralph Paulus, James Janes and Claude Alan Janes.

   There will be no visitation. Graveside military services will be conducted at Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield at the convenience of the family.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Monroe County Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 653, Lewisville Road, Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.

 

Hamilton, Harley Emerson Hamilton
SOURCE: Marietta Times     Marietta, OH     10 June 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
       WOODSFIELD - Harley Emerson Hamilton, 77, of 210 Green St. died Sunday morning (June 9, 2002) at Barnesville Hospital in Barnesville.
       He was born July 5, 1924, near Woodsfield to Ralph and Ora Bott Hamilton. He was a retired lab technician at the former Conalco Corp. in Hannibal. He was a member of Moffatt-Fletcher United Methodist Church near Woodsfield and was a former member of the Antioch Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Squad at Antioch.
       He is survived by his wife, Martha Lea Williams Hamilton, whom he married on Nov. 12, 1944; two daughters, Carolyn Sue Antill and her husband, James, of Woodsfield, and Judy Mercer and her husband, Bernard, of Beallsville; two sisters, Jean Ackerman of Woodsfield and Doloras Confer of Parkersburg; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
       Services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield with the Rev. James Porter officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery near Woodsfield. Friends will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral hom

 

Hannahs, Lena Hannahs 

Hannahs, Lena, 83, of Barnesville, died Saturday , October 5, 2002, at her residence.

   She was born October 24, 1918, in Somerton, a daughter of the late Lester and Myrtle Stephen Huntsman.

   She was a retired seamstress and beautician and a member of First Christian Church.

   She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank H. Hannahs;  three brothers, Francis,

Delbert and Roger Huntsman; and a granddaughter, Tammy Jo Crawford.

   She leaves a son, Sam (Valerie) Hannahs of Barnesville;  a daughter, Mrs. William (Nancy) Crawford of Bethesda;  three sisters, Ruby Hannahs, Melbe Swallie and Joan Gallagher, all of Barnesville;  six grandchildren, Tina Marie Greenwood and Mark, Mario,

Michelle,Amanda,Joaad Nathaniel Hannahs and seven great-grandchildren.

   Friends were received Sunday at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home in Barnesville, where services were held Monday with the Rev. Ed. Eberhart officiating. Burial followed in Crestveiw Cemetery in Barnesville.

 

Hannahs, Lena Hannahs nee Huntsman
Source—Newsclipping

Hannahs, Lena, 83, of Barnesville, died Saturday, October 5, 2002, at her residence.  She was born October 24, 1918, in Somerton, a daughter of the late Lester and Myrtle Stephen Huntsman.  She was a retired seamstress and beautician and a member of First Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank H. Hannahs; three brothers, Francis, Delbert, and Roger Huntsman; and a granddaughter, Tammy Jo Crawford.

She leaves a son; Sam ( Valerie) Hannahs of Barnesville; a daughter, Mrs. William (Nancy) Crawford of Bethesda; three sisters, Ruby Hannahs, Melbe Swallie, and Joan Gallagher, all of Barnesville; six grandchildren,Tina Marie Greenwood,and Mark,Mario,Michelle, Amanda, Joaad Nathaniel Hannahs and seven great-grandchildren.

Friends were received Sunday at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home in Barnesville, where services were held Monday with the Rev. Ed. Eberhart officiating. Burial followed in Crestveiw Cemetery in Barnesville.

 

Harclerode, James O. Harclerode
Source—Newsclipping

Harclerode, James O. ,81, Hannibal, died December 18, 2002, at his home. He was born December 25, 1920, a son of the late Paul David and Mary Harclerode. He was a heavy equipment operator and a Protestant by faith. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Buckhannon, West Virginia.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Rosabell Harclerode; three daughters, Mrs. Donald (Gloria) Lowe, of Newark Valley, New York; Mrs John (Donna) Teets, of Austin Texas; Mrs. David ( Sandra) Hughes, Shadyside; son, Don Harclerode, Georgetown, Texas; brother, David Harclerode, Florida; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Vivian Hines; daughter , Linda Young, San Antonio, Texas.

Arrangements by Iams Funeral Home, New Martinsville.

 

Haren, Edna A. Haren nee Crum  (September 17, 1908 - February 9, 2002)

Edna A. Haren, 93, of South Sycamore Street died Saturday (Feb. 9, 2002) at Barnesville Hospital.  She was born Sept. 17, 1908, in Noble County to George and Gertrude Ritterbeck Crum. She was a member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church at Woodsfield and the Catholic Women's Club.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clem Haren, in 1965; six sisters, Mary Dimmerling, Matilda Kullman, Emma Haren, Blach Nauer, Cora Michel and Estella Sebold; and four brothers, Lewis, Raymond, Urban and Harry Crum.

Mass of Christian burial is at 11 a.m. today at St. Sylvester Catholic Church at Woodsfield with Father David Gaydosik officiating. Burial is in St. Sylvester Catholic Church Cemetery. Bauer-Turner Funeral Home in Woodsfield is in charge of arrangements.

 

Harlan, Lewis Harlan Hines

Source:  Monroe County Beacon dated Jan. 31, 2002

       Lewis Harlan Hines, 74, Park Hill Rd., Corbin, KY, died Jan. 22, 2002 at Baptist Regional Medical Center, He was born Nov. 21, 1927 at Graysville, a son of the late James Henry and Freda L. Hartshorn Hines.

       He was a member of the Brummett Church of Christ.  He was a retired press operator with National Cash Register Company having worked there for 40 years.  He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and will be sadly missed by his family, friends and neighbors.

       Surviving are his wife, Mary Weddle Hines, Corbin, whom he married Aug. 5, 1955; son, Steven Lewis Hines, Corbin; two daughters, Gena F. Hines and Mrs. Brian (Sheia R. Hines) Baylor, all of Corbin; three brothers, Crawford Hines, Graysville, Marlin Hines, Canton, Carl Hines, Westerville; five grandchildren, Natalie Hines, Abby Baylor, Evan Baylor, Skyler Hines, Meggie Hines

       Friends were received Jan. 24 at Corbin Funeral Home, where funeral services were held Jan. 25, with Bro. Norman Webb officiating.  Burial in Pine Hill Cemetery.

 

Hart, Doris Evelyn Eisenbarth Hart, 87, of Wheeling, died Saturday, November 2, 2002 in the Ann's Country Retreat, in Wellsburg, WV. 

She was born March 15, 1915 in Sardis, OH., the daughter of the late Charles Albert and Celestia Alice Fox Eisenbarth. Her maternal grandparents were: Isaac Harvey Fox and Sarah Jane Twinem. Her paternal grandparents were: Isaac Eugene Eisenbarth and Marie Elizabeth Griffon.  She was a former employee of V & G Electric Co. of Wheeling, and later an office manager for Dr. Richard Antioch. She was a member of the National Road Church of Christ, Wheeling.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Rolland Isaac Eisenbarth.

She is survived by an adopted son, Robert R. Hart and his wife, Barbara of Providence Forge, VA.; a nephew, Donald Eugene Eisenbarth and his wife, Billie Ruth Rowland of Corbin KY.; and several cousins.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Friends are invited to attend graveside services at Greenwood Cemetery Chapel, Wheeling, at 1:30 Wednesday, November 6, 2002 with Mr. Ron Stullenbarger officiating.  Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, National Road at Bethany Pike, Wheeling.

 

Heldt, Douglas "Doug" Heldt

Source:  The Akron [Ohio] Beacon Journal  - Sunday, March 10, 2002

        Douglas "Doug" Heldt, 58, born Aug. 5, 1943 in St. Paul, Minn., passed away at home of natural causes in Charlottesville, Va., Feb. 18, 2002.

        He retired from Forest City in Kent after 15 years of service.

        He was preceded in death by father, Harold Heldt and step-father, Johnny Hamilton. He is survived by mother, Adeline Hamilton; brothers and sisters-in-law, John Heldt of Lowell, Mass., Bob of Randolph, Richard and Joanne Hamilton of Randolph, and Chuck and Betty Hamilton of Conway, S.C.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan Wise of Ravenna, Gertrude and Bob Bradley of Milton, Fla., Judie Delarwell of Wisconsin, and Cheri and Rick Clark of Hartville.

        Funeral services are pending. Memorials can be made to the Haven of Rest Ministries, P.O. Box 547, Akron, Ohio.

 

Henthorn, Grace L. Henthorn nee Morris

Grace L. Henthorn, 79, TH.512, Sardis,died Jan.30,2002, at her home. She was born in Belmont County,April 16, 1922, a daughter of the late Dory Morris and Luetta Wickham Morris.  She was a member of the Brownsville Church of Christ.

Surviving are her husband, Lloyd Henthorn, Sardis, whom she married 55 years ago: son Paul Henthorn, Sardis: four daughters, Sara Huff, Hayesville, Millie Haney, Sardis, Marlene Terwilliger, Woodsfield, Shirley McCaslin, Woodsfield; two brothers, Freeman Morris, Sardis, Chester Morris, Oklahoma: four sisters, Beulah Crawford, Summerfield, Gladys Salisbury, Sardis, Mary Riggs, New Matamoras, Ellen Nolan, North Carolina; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren;1 great-great-grandson.

In addition to her parents she was preceeded in death by a brother, Clyde Morris.

Friends were received Jan.31 at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where services were held Feb.1, with Minister Warren Kinney officiating. Burial in West Union Cemetery near Sardis.

 

Hines, Hazel G. Hines, nee Freitag

Source:  The Cambridge [Ohio] Daily Jeffersonian Obituary Book; 28 or 29 May 2002

Hazel     G.     Hines

1914     -     2002

        BARNESVILLE -- Hazel G. Hines, 88, of Barnesville, died Sunday (May 26,* 2002) at Summit Acres Nursing Home in Caldwell.

        She was born March 9, 1914, near Woodsfield, daughter of the late Oscar S. and Anna (Reich) Freitag.

        As a child she was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Church in Woodsfield and later joined the Barnesville Presbyterian Church.

        She was manager of the former Garvin's Farm Fr_ _ _ ** Store in Barnesville.

        She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Hines, on Jan. 6, 1998; three brothers, Howard, Wilford and Paul Roger Freitag.

        She leaves two sons, Tom (Susan) of New Philadelphia, and William (Barbara) of Caldwell; a sister, Elizabeth Longfellow of Strasburg; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

        Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral home, Barnesville, where services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Andrew Woods officiating.

        Burial will be in Crestview Cemetery in Barnesville.

        Memorial contributions may be made to Barnesville First Presbyterian Church.

Submitter's Notes: 

        * The Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002 gives this death information:

                   Death Date:       25 May 2002

                   Death Time:       4:50 PM

        **These three letters were difficult to read on my copy of the obituary.  It may be FRESH, but I'm not sure.

 

Hobbs, Joyce E. Hobbs, nee Mainwood

Source:  The News-Gazette [Champaign-Urbana, Illinois] - Wednesday, July 3, 2002

        ONARGA - Joyce E. Hobbs, 74, of Onarga died at 2:45 a.m. Friday (June 28, 2002) at the Gilman Nursing Pavilion.

        Funeral services will be held at a later date.

        Knapp Funeral Home, Onarga, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Hogue, Majorie M, Hogue, Nalley

Source:  Monroe County Beacon dated February 2, 2002

Majorie M, Hogue, 80, 36920 SR 78, Woodsfield, died Jan. 30, 2002, at Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Woodsfield. She was born at  Woodsfield on Feb. 9, 1921, a daughter of the late Vernon Maurice and Bertha Kinsey Nalley.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Woodsfield Church of Christ, Woodsfield.

Surviving are; two daughters, Bonnie Rothenbuhler, Cameron, Mrs. Don (Sharon) Weber, Woodsfield; son, Gailord Hogue and his wife, Laura) Woodsfield; sister, Marveline McConnell, Columbus; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis E. Hogue on June 8,  1999; two brothers, James Nalley and Melvin Nalley; two grandsons, Jeffrey  Hogue and Jon Garrett Hogue.

Friends  were  received  at Watters .Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Feb. 1, where funeral services were held Feb. 2, with Sam Bartrug officiating. Burial followed in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield.

 

Hogue, Virginia Mae Hogue nee Smith

Whipple, Ohio - Virginia Mae Hogue, 89, of Whipple, formerly of Plesant Ridge, Graysville, died Wednesday (May 8, 2002) at Riverside Hospital Columbus. She was born Sept 19, 1912, at New Martinsville, West Virginia, to L. E. and Ella Rist Smith . She was a member of Hartshorn Ridge Church of Christ. She was proceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Leroy Hogue; one daughter Ruth Ella Baker; her parents; and one brother, Charles Smith. She is survived by one son James Coy Hogue and his wife, Centia, of Bellingham, Washington; one brother Al Smith and his wife, Barbara, of Columbus; two sisters Helen Crain and her husband, Frank, of St. Louis, Mo., and Jacqueline Arango of Washington D. C.; Six grandchildren, Debbie Hedger and her husband, Bud, of Sarasota, Florida, Sharon Huffman and her husband, John, of Jerusalem, Ohio, Russell Headley of Woodsfield, Jeanie Carpenter and her husband Steve, of Whipple, Carmen Roberge and her husband, Carl, of South Surry, British Columbia, Canada, and Shirley Thompson of Marietta; 14 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; one aunt, Ada Parks of Marietta; and several nieces and nephews. Services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home at 100 So. Paul St., Woodsfield, with Harold Kinney Jr. and Gary Hogue officiating. Burial is in the Hartshorn Ridge Cemetery near Graysville. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hartshorn Ridge Church of Christ, c/o Gary Hogue, 43670 Ullman-Hines Rd, Lewisville, Ohio 43754

 

Holliday, Joan K. Holliday, nee Denney

Source:  The Tribune [Ames, Iowa]; Friday, October 25, 2002

        Joan K. Holliday, 69, of Ames, died today of pancreatic cancer at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Stevens Memorial Chapel in Ames.

        Joan K. Holliday was born Sept. 24, 1933, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Clifford and Anna Denney. She graduated from Oskaloosa High School. She married Bob Holliday Sept. 23, 1951, in Oskaloosa. She was a homemaker.

        She is survived by two sons, Robert Holliday and Jeff Holliday; one daughter, Terri Holliday; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Wanda DeFrehn of Blair, Neb.

        She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

        Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Stevens Memorial Chapel in Ames.

        Memorials may be directed to Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.

        Stevens Memorial Chapel in Ames is in charge of arrangements.

 

Hook, Jennie Louise Hook (nee--Gatten)
Source--Times Recorder   Zanesville, Ohio
Published--April 2, 2002
    ZANESVILLE -- Jennie Louise Hook, 83, of 1136 Adair Ave., died at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2002, at Cedar Hill Care Center.
    Born January 3, 1919, in Woodsfield, she was formerly employed at Hazel-Atlas, Essex Wire and Mosaic Tile Co. and was a Protestant by faith.
    Surviving are her husband, Paul Hook; a son, Harold (Carolyn) Merola Sr. of Zanesville; a daughter, Elizabeth (William) Miller of Zanesville; seven grandchildren, Angie (Jeff) Fuller, Amy (Jamie) Krouskoupf, Jake Merola, Doreen (Ron) Wise, Tina (Tom) Campbell, Billy (Denise) Miller Jr. and Penny (Darren) Phillips; 14 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver and Ethel Poulton Gatten; and four brothers, Harry, Cecil, George and Joseph Gatten.
    Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home, 56 S. Fifth St.
   Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Keith Lingsch officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

 

Hoskinson, Doris [Verta,] Hoskinson (nee Howell)

source: Vermilion PhotoJournal 7/11/2002
Doris V. Hoskinson (nee Howell) 83, of Vermilion, died Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at Specialty Hospital of Lorain following a brief illness.
She was born July 18, 1918, in Key, Ohio, and has been a resident of Vermilion since 1950, moving from Lorain. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Vermilion.
Survivors include sons Kevin Hoskinson of Olmstead Township and Ronald Hoskinson of Wilmington, Delaware; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and a brother Earl Howell of Marshallville, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry E. Hoskinson in 2000; parents, Harrison and Laura (nee Hunnell) Howell; sister Freda Mellott; and brother Roy Howell.
Friends called July 5 at Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion, where services were July 6. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 6716 W. River Road, Vermilion 44089.

 

Hubbard, Opal Dallas Hubbard (nee--Hissom)
Source--Marietta Times     Marietta, Ohio
Published--November  2002
  SARDIS - Opal Dallas Hubbard, 99, of the Monroe County Care Center, formerly of Sardis, died Saturday , November 9, 2002.  She was born October  20, 1903, in Fly to Elsom and Lucinda Billiter Hissom.
  She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Hissom; her parents; and one brother, Noah Hissom.
  She is survived by three children, Doris M. Miller, Mrs. Max (Lavina) Nuzum and Buford Hubbard, all of Sardis; four grandchildren, Mrs. Alvin (Connie) Thompson of Woodsfield, Mrs. Jim (Becky) Harrigan of Sardis, Micky Hubbard and his wife, Cindy, of Cambridge, and Cassandra "Cassie" Hubbard of Sardis; and three great-grandchildren, Neil Thompson of Marietta College, Jared Thompson of Woodsfield and Brittney Harrigan of Sardis.
  Services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Grisell Funeral Home, 37234 Mound St., Sardis. Burial is in Locust Grove Cemetery in Sardis. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

Huntsman, Harry L. Huntsman

Source:  The Barnesville [Ohio] Enterprise; 20 Nov 2002

        Harry L. (Dyner) Huntsman Sr., 71, of Barnesville, died Saturday at his home; Nov. 16, 2002. He was born Feb. 14, 1931 in Woodsfield.

        Dyner served in the marine corps, and was a member of the VFW Post 2792, American Legion Post 168; loom and F.O.E.

        He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Huntsman; two brothers; a sister and two great-grandsons.

        Surviving are his mother, Edna Huntsman of St. Clairsville; two sons, Butch Huntsman and his wife Dana of Barnesville and Alan and his wife Debbie of Bethesda; three daughters, Mrs. (Sharon) Buzzard of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Earl (Diane) Showalter and Kathy Huntsman, both of Barnesville; two brothers, Marvin Huntsman of California and Joe (Sonny) Huntsman of Georgia; five sisters, Sylvia Spencer of Toronto, Betty Baker of Caldwell, Edna Lucas of Bethesda, Thelma Hicks of Texas and Janet Rock of Toronto, Oh.19 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren.

        Friends were received Tuesday at Campbell -Plumly Funeral Home; 319 N. Chestnut Street, Barnesville, Ohio where services will be held at 11a.m. Wednesday. Burial follows in Crestview Cemetery Barnesville.

        Military graveside services will be conducted by Belmont County Council of the VFW.

 

Hupp, Vonnie Eleanor Hupp (nee--Forshey)
Source--Marietta Times   Marietta, Ohio
Published--April 15, 2002
   MACKSBURG - Vonnie Eleanor Hupp, 86, of Macksburg died Sunday morning April 14, 2002 at Selby General Hospital in Marietta.
   She was born December 4, 1915, in Archers Fork, Monroe County, to Jesse Adam and Hazel Mae Tice Forshey. She was a homemaker who loved sewing, reading and flower gardening. She was a Protestant by faith.
   She is survived by two sons, Floyd E. (Charlene) Thompson of Caldwell and Raymond (Carol) Hupp of Macksburg; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, James Leroy Hupp, on May 27, 1983; her parents; one brother, Foster Forshey; and two sisters, Mildred VanFossen and Maxine "Dot" Moore.
   Services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home in Caldwell with the Rev. William Pickenpaugh officiating. Burial is in Stafford Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home

 

Jones, Audrey Hazel Jones (nee--Thomas)
Source--Marietta Times   Marietta, Ohio
Published--March 2002
          RINARD MILLS - Audrey Hazel Jones, 96, of Ohio 260, Rinard Mills, died at 4:20 a.m. Sunday , March 10, 2002  at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  She was born October 17, 1905, in Bloomfield, Ohio, to David Everett and Ida Mae Hupp Thomas. She was a homemaker and a member of Muskingum Valley Baptist Church. She was an honorary member of Muskingum Valley Missionary Society and a member of American Legion Auxiliary 378 at New Matamoras.
        She is survived by two sons, Paul E. Jones and his wife, Ruth, of Marietta and David Warren Jones of Rinard Mills; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-granddaughters.
        On Nov. 5, 1930, she married Ernest Dwight Jones in Marietta. He died June 18, 1980. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Bobby William and Franklin Eugene Jones; and one great-grandchild.
        Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hadley Funeral Home, New Matamoras, with the Rev. Marvin Haught officiating. Burial is in Muskingum Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Jones, Elsie M. Jones nee Henthorn

    Elsie M. Jones, 74, of Woodsfield, died Saturday, April 13, 2002, at the Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, W.Va.

She was born June 25,1927, in Monroe County, daughter of the late Samson and Elizabeth(Conner) Henthorn.  Mrs. Jones was a member of the Laings Church of Christ.

    She was preceeded in death by a son, Thomas A. Jones; two brothers, Ralph and Victor Henthorn; and three sisters, Ella Evelyn Eikleberry, Hazel Saffle and Della Miller.

    She leaves her husband, Charles A. Jones  of Woodsfield; a daughter, Mrs. Harry (Dorothy) Wilson of Woodsfield; a brother, Lloyd Henthorn of Sardis; and four grandchildren, Thomas, James, Ralph and Traci Wilson.

    Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday with Ministers Charles Schultheisz and Sam Bartrug officiating.  Burial will be in West Union Cemetery, near Sardis.

 

Jordan, Emma Jordan, nee Stanforth

       Emma S. Jordan, 94, died Sept. 12, 2002, at Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Woodsfield.  She died as a result of complications from a fall in her apartment at Monroe Manor on Aug. 21.

       She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry C. Gordan; six brothers; two sisters.

       After living in Fort Worth, Texas, for 41 years, she returned to Ohio in 1983, to live with her sister, Lucille Traylor, at 211 Eastern Ave.  After Lucille's death in 1986, Emma continued to live on Eastern Avenue where many local residents will remember her as the "lady with the hat" whom they saw many, many mornings working in her yard, tending it loveingly, and keeping it "swept clean".

       After recuperating from a broken hip sustained in a fall in April, 2000, she lived at the Monroe Manor Apartments.

       "Auntie Em", as I, Barbara Traylor Young, called her all my life, believed with her whole heart in Jesus Christ and the "Good News" which He brought to all of mankind.  She attempted in every way she knew how, to spread the Gospel to everyone she met and to countless people around the world through her participation in the World Radio, Herald of Truth, World Christian Broadcasting, and In Search of the Lord's Way ministries.

       She worshipped at the Goudy Church of Christ but considered herself a member of the body of Christ whereever it met.

       "Precious in the eyes of the Lord is the death of His saints, " Psalm 116:15.

       Funeral services were held Sept. 15 at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, with Paul Eddy officiating.  Burial in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield.

 

Kaiser, Edward P. Kaiser
SOURCE: Marietta Times     Marietta, OH     June 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
WOODSFIELD - Edward P. Kaiser, 61, of Woodsfield died Wednesday (June 26, 2002) at Abingdon, Va.
       He was born March 3, 1941, in Woodsfield to Charles H. and Inez F. Ayers Kaiser. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
       He is survived by three stepsons, Michael Kaiser, Dominec Kaiser and Daniel Kaiser, all of Ohio; five sisters, Dolores Jean Kaiser of Gallipolis, Angela Anderson of Fairfax, Va., Ruthella Backman of Lew Beach, N.Y., Fran Ballentine of Abingdon, Va., and Patricia Ferguson of Ellenwood, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.
       He was preceded in death by his parents.
       Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Woodsfield with Father David Gaydosik officiating. Burial is in Neuhart Cemetery near Woodsfield. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home in Woodsfield. Vigil services are at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

 

Keevert, Dean R. Keevert
SOURCE: Marietta Times     Marietta, OH     Jul  2002  Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
WOODSFIELD - Dean R. Keevert, 59, of Woodsfield died Sunday (July 7, 2002) at his home.
       He was born March 14, 1943, in Woodsfield to Roger W. "Johnny" and Dorothy Camden Keevert. He was retired from Ormet Corp. at Hannibal. He was a member of Woodsfield Church of Christ.
       He is survived by his wife, Dorothy McConnell Keevert; one son, Phillip Keevert and his wife, Christine, of Columbus; one daughter, Deana Roper and her husband, Mitch, of Sistersville, W.Va.; two brothers, James Keevert and his wife, Janet, of Hendersonville, N.C., and Gary Keevert and his wife, Janet, of Woodsfield; his father-in-law, Fred McConnell of Woodsfield; seven grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
       He was preceded in death by his parents.
       Services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Woodsfield Church of Christ with ministers Sam Bartrug and Keith Jones officiating. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield.
       Friends will be received from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, and from 11 a.m. until the hour of the service Wednesday at the church.

 

Kessler, Florence Virginia Kessler, nee Beller

Source:  Springfield [Ohio] News-Sun; Tuesday, September 10, 2002

        FLORENCE  VIRGINIA  KESSLER, 97, recently of Chapel Hill, North Carolina and previously of Springfield, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2002. 

        She was born on March 30, 1905, in Dover, Ohio, the daughter of Charles and Cora Maude (Miller) Beller.  In her earlier years, she was the bookkeeper for her father's business in Dover, the Beller Transfer Company.  She and her family lived on Walnut Street in Dover,  Florence married Clayton Kessler on June 22, 1927, in the First Moravian Church in Dover.  They were granted 67 years of marriage before Clayton passed away in 1994.  Clayton was a retired teacher and guidance counselor in the Springfield schools.  Most of Florence's married life was in Springfield, Ohio.  She was accomplished in needlework and hand-smocked little girls dresses for several stores in Springfield.  She was a 50-year plus member of the Urbana Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star.  Florence was an active and dedicated member of Oakland Presbyterian Church for over 50 years.  She filled her life with an abundance of love and caring for family, relatives and friends.

        Florence was predeceased by her parents; her sisters, Dorothy Wagner, Catherine Gibbs, Ruth Von Bergen; brother, Robert Beller; and her husband, Clayton Kessler.  She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Henry Woodward of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Martha and Jeremy Tuke of Rochester, New York; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Mark and Margaret Woodward of San Diego, California; great-grandsons, Daniel James Tuke and Matthew Thomas Tuke of Rochester, New York; and several nieces and nephews. 

        Funeral services will be held in Oakland Presbyterian Church Saturday, September 14, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Laurie Davis officiating.  Fellowship with the family will take place following the services.  Interment will be in Rosehill Burial Park. 

        In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Memorial Fund at Oakland Presbyterian Church, 2327 East High Street, Springfield, Ohio 45505.  The family is being served by LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME, SPRINGFIELD.  You may express condolences to the family through

                                                         www.littletonandrue.com.

 

Kinkade, Earl F. Kinkade

Source:  findagrave web site [but perhaps this is the same as the obituary in the 25 Oct 2002 Terre Haute, Indiana, Tribune]

        Earl F. Kinkade, 88, of Jasonville formerly of Farmersburg, passed away at 2:25 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville.

        Born March 25, 1914, in Illinois, the son of Walter and Pearl (Smith) Kinkade.

        He worked as a security guard at IBM in Greencastle before retiring in 1970. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite and of the Kerman Grotto Shrine both of Terre Haute.

        Survivors include, son and daughter-in-law, Donald E. and Bertie Kinkade of Posey, Calif; grandson, and grand daughter-in-law, Donald R. and Lynn Kinkade of Bakersfield, Calif; three great grandchildren, Chayla, Thunder and Storm Kinkade of Bakersfield, Calif.

        He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Maxine Kinkade in 1978; brother, Albert Kinkade and his parents.

        Chapel services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Friday, at Roselawn Cemetery in Terre Haute. There will be a Masonic memorial service.

 

Kinkade, Eugene M. Kinkade

Source:  The Canton [Ohio] Repository; 14 Mar 2002

        Eugene M. Kinkade, age 79, of Malvern, passed away suddenly in his residence.  He was born in New Martinsville, WV, a son of the late Irving and Eleanor Martin Kinkade, and had been a Malvern area resident since 1981.  He had owned and operated his own barbershop in New Martinsville, and had served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. 

        He also was preceded in death by a brother, Henry.  Survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Jack Hepner, of Waynesburg; two sons and daughters-in-law, Greg and Jeannette Kinkade of Waynesburg, and Kenneth and Margaret Kinkade, of Malvern; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

        Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Sandy Valley Cemetery in Wayneburg.  There will be no calling hours.  The Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia is in charge of arrangements.

(Finefrock-Gordon, 330-866-9425)

 

Kovach, Margaret Kovach, nee Harper

Source:  The Martins Ferry [Ohio] Times Leader; 10 Nov 2002

        Margaret A. Kovach, 80, of 117 Carrie Street, Powhatan Point, Ohio, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002 at her home.

        She was born May 26, 1922 in Spencer Station, Ohio, a daughter of the late Denny Harper and Lula Keyler Harper Hayes.

        Margaret was a member of the Amity United Methodist Church at Steinersville and the Order of Eastern Star, Weir Chapter 515, Centerville.

        In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Homer Hayes, three sisters,Vivian Harper, Marjorie  Glover and Gertrude, and two brothers, Harry and Kelly Harper.

        Surviving are her husband, John Kovach, Jr.; six children; Lorna Pyles and her husband, Junior of Sardis, Donna Goudy and her husband, Harold of Oberlin, Roger Kovach and his wife, Mary Lou of Powhatan Point, Lula McConn and her husband, Larry of Powhatan Point, Kay Armann and her husband, Sam of Powhatan Point and Sherry Krieg and her husband Mark of Jacobsburg; one sister, Olive Taylor of Dresden and one brother, Jim Hayes of Zanesville; 16 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

        Friends will be received at the Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Home, 186 Main Street, Powhatan Point on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. where services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with the Revs. Richard Wilson and Theresa Bobot officiating.  Interment in the Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatan Point.

        Order of Eastern Star Weir Chapter 515, Centerville, will conduct services on Sunday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

 

Kremer, Eileen Ludwig Kremer

Source:  Marietta Times, April 6, 2002

Beallsville – Eileen Ludwig Kremer, 73, of 41385 North Park Drive died at 3:15 p.m. Friday (April 5, 2002) in Barnesville Hospital at Barnesville.  She was born Nov. 25, 1928, at Woodsfield to Gilbert and Oneda Christman Ludwig.

She is survived by her husband, George Kremer, whom she married on Dec. 28, 1946; two daughters, Linda Pratt of Waddy, Ky., and Patricia Kay of Middletown, Ohio; two sons, Jeffrey Kremer of Alpharetta, Ga., and G. Andrew Kremer of Miami, Fla.; one sister, Myra McGuire of Mason, Ohio; one half brother, Elwood Hossman of Newport; five grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Philip E. Ludwig.  There will be no visitation.  Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield with the Rev. Richard Wilson officiating.  Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield is in charge of arrangements.

 

Kuhn, Raymond K. Kuhn

SOURCE: Times Leader . . . Martins Ferry, OH, dated, 24 Dec 2002 

(Raymond K. Kuhn was born on 27 Oct 1919 in Burkhart Station, Monroe Co., OH. He died on 23 Dec 2002 in Barnesville, Belmont Co., OH.)

Raymond K. Kuhn, 83, Barnesville, died Monday at the Barnesville Health Care Center. He was born Oct. 27, 1919 at Burkhart Station, son of the late Leo and Eleanor (Crum) Kuhn. He was an Army veteran of World War II; a retired truck driver for M&K and Pomco; a member of Assumption Catholic Church, K of C and VFW Post 2792.Preceded by wife, Helen Marie (Schafer) Kuhn; and brothers, Herman, Mike, Ted and Earl.

Surviving are a son, Paul Kuhn of Barnesville; daughter, Mrs. Richard (Rita) Hall of Barnesville; brothers, John and Bernard Kuhn of Zanesville; sisters, Mrs. Gilbert (Mary) Bowman of Zanesville and Laura Harrell of Fitzgerald, Ga.; grandchildren, Rusty Hall and wife Laura of Chicago and Rachael Weis and husband Brian of Powell, Ohio.; and a great-grandchild, Vanessa Renee Weis.

Friends received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, Ohio and at Assumption Catholic Church, Barnesville, Friday from 9 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Virgil Reischman. Burial follows in Crestview Cemetery, Barnesville. Full military honors conducted by Belmont County Council of the VFW.

 

Lain, Dennis G. Lain

Source:  The Republic [Columbus, Indiana]; 5 Nov 2002

Dennis     G.     Lain   

Foxpointe     Drive

        Dennis G. Lain, 89, of Foxpointe Drive, died at 2:24 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Silver Oaks Health Campus.

        Mr. Lain retired July 31, 1978, after working 41 years at Cummins Engine Co. where he was an engine builder-EQA.  He was a member of First Lutheran Church and Diesel Workers Union and was stationed in the Philippine Islands with the Army during World War II.

        The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Myers Funeral Service, Reed & Jewell Chapel, on 25th Street with the Rev. D. James Kuchera officiating.  Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Wednesday.  Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

        Memorials may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana.

        Mr. Lain was born in Bartholomew County July 30, 1913, the son of Clarence Everett and Cora Mae Lind Lain.  He married Edith M. Boesche Feb 27, 1960, in Columbus.

        Survivors include nieces, Marilyn S. Hinton and Sandra K. Huffman, both of Columbus, and Judy K. Ketner of Hope; and nephews, Richard L. Perry and Roger A. and Timothy L. Huffman, all of Columbus, and James Crouch of Houston.

        He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife on Dec. 21, 1997; and sisters, Viola Perry, Mildred Huffman and Bernice Bush.

 

Lallathin, Hazel Beatrice Lallathin
SOURCE: Marietta Times     Marietta, OH     Oct 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
WOOSTER - Hazel Beatrice Lallathin, 90, a former resident of Marietta, died early Wednesday morning (Oct. 30, 2002) at Wooster Hospital in Wooster, Ohio.           Her home had been at Rinard Mills and later in Marietta before going to Wooster 11 years ago to be cared for after receiving injuries in a fall at her home in Marietta. She had been a resident of Shady Lawn Nursing Home for 11 years.
       She was born Sept. 15, 1912, in Rinard Mills to Elmer and Anna Ullman Lallathin. She spent her early years in Rinard Mills before moving with her mother to Marietta. She had been employed at Marietta Laundry for several years. She was a member of Rinard Mills United Methodist Church.
       She is survived by three sisters, Leora Griffin of Marietta and Bernice Graham and Wilma Lucas, both of Wooster; and a number of nieces and nephews.
       She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, W.E. Lallathin.
       Services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home in Marietta with Pastors David Jackson and Barb Jackson officiating. Burial is in New Matamoras Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from Friday morning until the hour of the service. The family will be present to meet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

 

Lallie, Johnnie Paul Lallie

Source:  The Sharer-Stirling-Skivolocke Funeral Home; 4 or 5 March 2002 

        Johnnie P. Lallie, 40, of Alliance, died on Sunday, March 3, 2002, at 5:50 p.m. at the Emergency Room of Alliance Community Hospital.

        Born in Olney, Texas on November 12, 1961, he had lived in the Alliance area for most of his life. He was employed at Big Lots.

        He is survived by his wife, Kathy (Swenson) Lallie, whom he married on April 19, 1985; two daughters, Jennifer Jackson and Kathi Lallie; a son, Charles Bertram, III; nine grandchildren, Tyler (whom he raised), Kourtney, Kristian, Brittani, Zachree, Debra, Shiann, Natavion and Cameron; his mother, Dasie Nell (Boyd) Lallie; eight sisters, Mary Anderson, Nelda Mather, Deborah Lallie, Patricia Lallie, Sylvia Carter, Pauletta Coen, Barbara Jones and Stephanie Lallie; and several nieces and nephews.

        Preceding him in death was his daughter, Debra Lallie and his father Paul Everett Lallie.

        Funeral services will be held at the Sharer-Stirling-Skivolocke Funeral Home on Thursday, March 7, 2002, at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Alliance City Cemetery. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 6, 2002, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

        Memorials: Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Clinic, 425 E. Market St., Alliance, Ohio 44601.

 

Landon, Carl R. Lendon

Carl R. Lendon, 54, of 50865 Church Street, Malaga, Ohio, died Monday, December 16, 2002 at his home. He was born June 24, 1948 in Lewisville, Ohio, son of the late Leonard and Estelle (Morris) Lendon.

Carl was a devoted husband and father, a retired electrician for Ormet Rolling Mill, a member of Trinity Church of Christ in Lewisville, Ohio, an Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, and a member of Beallsville Masonic Lodge #362 F&AM.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother -- Leonard Lendon, Jr. And a half sister--Mary Miller.

He is survived by his loving wife – Faye (Caldwell) Lendon; a son Zachary Lendon of Cleveland, Ohio; a daughter -- Erica Lendon of the home; a half brother - Larry Schaub of Lewisville, Ohio; 4 sisters - Elsie Bonam of Wooster ,Ohio, Cora Blackstone of Lewisville, Ohio, Betty Matson of Buckeye Lake, Ohio, and Frances Lendon of Ashland, Ohio; and 2 half sisters--Bonnie Eichhorn of Arizona and Alvaretta Luyster of Buckeye Lake, Ohio.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9p.m. on Wednesday, at Campbell – Plumly - Millburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut Street, Barnesville, Ohio, where services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2002, with Delmos Figel officiating. Burial follows in Beallsville Cemetery, Beallsville, Ohio.  Full military honors will be conducted by Belmont County Council of the VFW.

 

Leach, Margaret J. Leach, nee Wingerter

Source:  The Canton [Ohio] Repository; 2 Mar 2002 Margaret J. Leach, age 82, of East Canton, died Tuesday morning [26 Feb 2002] in Aultman Hospital following an extended illness. Daughter of the late Harry and Emma (Utterback) Wingerter. She was an East Canton resident since 1954, and was the former owner/operator of Carrollton Poultry and Egg Auction. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Leach, in 1979; three brothers, Arthur, Walter and Billy Wingerter; one sister, Mary White. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bernard William and Carolyn Leach of East Canton, Joseph Leach and his fiance' Mary King of East Canton; one daughter, Shirley Ailing of East Sparta; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three great-great- grandchildren; three brothers, Paul of Canton, Bernard of Minerva and Ray of Missouri; numerous nieces and nephews. Private family services were Friday, March 1, 2002, in the Myers-Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home in East Canton with interment in Forest Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the family.

(Myers-Kreighbaum-Sanders, 330-488-0222)

 

Leach, Wanda A. Leach nee Dailey

Source: The Cambridge [Ohio] Jeffersonian; 20 Oct. 2002

SUMMERFIELD---Services will be 11 A.M. Monday at Brubach-Watters Funeral Home, Summerfield, for Wanda A. Leach, 69, of Newport, formerly of Calais and Summerfield, who died today (Oct. 18, 2002) at Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta.

       The Rev. Frank Love will officiate. Burial will be in Calais Cemetery in Calais. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. today at the funeral home.

       She was born July 12, 1933 in Summerfield, daughter of the late Charles and Hazel (Carpenter) Dailey.

       Mrs. Leach was a homemaker and a member of the Summerfield Church of Christ, Summerfield.

       She was preceded in death by her husband, Gervis R. Leach. on June 13, 2000; a sister Virginia Tucker; and two brothers, Herzel Dailey and John Dailey.

She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Tim (Kathy) St. Clair of Cambridge and Mrs. Travis (Janet) Wells of Newport; a son Jon R. (Theresa) Leach of Summerfield; three sisters, Mary Belle Larrick and Elizabeth "Betty" Wise both of Summerfield and Mrs. Charles (Ila) Hardesty of Parkersburg, W.Va.; five grandchildren, Mrs. Rod (Angela) Gray and Barbara Stephen both of Barnesville, Steven (Chris) St. Clair of Salesville, Mrs. Kenny (Rebecca) Carpenter of Quaker City and Benjamin Leach of Summerfield; and six great-grandchildren.

 

Lisk, John C. Lisk
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published--May 2002
    RINARD MILLS - John C. Lisk, 85, of 35200 Witten Creek Road died at 10:55 a.m. Saturday , May 11, 2002  at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
   He was born June 1, 1916, near Rinard Mills to Samuel and Ella Black Lisk. He was a former employee of River Gas Co. and was a former superintendent of the former Monroe County Home in Woodsfield. He was a Protestant by faith and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
   He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Beryl Scott Lisk, on April 21, 2000; his parents; one sister, Dorothy Weddle; and one brother, Lester Lisk.
   He is survived by two daughters, Angela Jo Armstrong and Denise Lynn Williams and her husband, Jamie, both of Rinard Mills; three brothers, Arthur Lisk, Virgil Lisk and Junior Lisk, all of Marietta; one grandson, John Fortney; and several nieces and nephews.
   Services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield with Tim Fleeman officiating. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery with full military graveside services to be conducted by the Belmont Veterans Council.  Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Luburgh, Minnie Columbia Luburgh, nee Needs

Source:  Monroe County Beacon dated February 7, 2002

Minnie C. Luburgh, 102, 315 Guilford Ave., Woodsfield, formerly of 107 North Paul St., Woodsfield, died Jan. 29, 2002, in the Monroe County Care Center, Woodsfield. She was born near Caldwell, Crum Ridge, on March 11, 1899, a daughter of the late Andrew H. and Mary Spence Needs.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Woodsfield Church of Christ in Woodsfield.

She had enjoyed sewing and crocheting and especially enjoyed her family.

Surviving are three daughters, Ruth Camden, Woodsfield, Mrs. Charles W. (Ruby) Martin, Mrs. Edwin  (Virginia) Devore, Jacksonville, FL; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Carlos Luburgh on Dec. 24, 1969; a daughter, Betty June Luburgh; son, James Richard Luburgh; five sisters, Dora Oldham, Iona Wharton, Pearl House,· Florence Luke, Fanchion Marker; brother Roy Weeds; grandson, James Wilbert Martin; great-great-grandson, Nathan Michael Norman; son-in-law, Robert G. "Bud" Camden.

Friends were received at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Feb. 1, where funeral services were held Feb. 2,with Sam Bartrug officiating. Burial followed in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodsfield Church of Christ, Benevolent

Fund, 860 Lewisville Rd., Woodsfield, OH 43793.

 

Lude, Wilber Henry Lude

Source: Marietta Times, Marietta Ohio, 30 July 2002

  Moundsville, W. Va. - Wilber H. Lude, 85, of Elm Avenue died Sunday (July 28, 2002) at the Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Center in Wheeling, W. Va.

  He was born Feb. 12, 1917, in Antioch, to Clarence C.[Chris] and Clara E. [Elizabeth] Hoff Lude. He was retired from the former Allied Chemical Corp. He was a member of McMechen Church of Christ, served on the Moundsville Council and was a former mayor of Moundsville. [Note: His mother's name was Clara, not Clare]

  He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Gladys L. Jackson Lude of Moundsville; two sons, Don Lude and his wife, Suzy, of Indiana and Roger Lude and his wife, Shirley, of Syracuse, Ohio; four daughters, Garnet Blake and her husband, Lonnie, of New Martinsville, W. Va., Connie Martin and her husband, Charles, of Moundsville, Cathy Ramsey and her husband, Martin, of Powhatan Point and Sandra Ferrie and her husband, Albert, of Cleveland; two sisters, Florence Lallathin and her husband, Ralph, of Antioch and N. Ruth Sampson of Bethleham, W. Va.; one brother, Clarence P. Lude of Woodsfield; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

  Services are at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, with Evangelist Bill Carroll officiating. Burial is in West Union Cemetery near Sardis. Friends will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to West Union Cemetery, in care of Bob Kinney, 43074 Monroe County 10A., Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.

 

Lumbatis, David L. Lumbatis
SOURCE: Canton (Ohio) Repository - 8 Aug 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
       David L. Lumbatis, 61, of Canal Fulton, formerly of Monroe County, OH, died Sunday, August 4, 2002. He was born May 26, 1941 to the late Jacob Ward (Bodie) and Beulah Lumbatis and was the retired business representative from I.U.O.E. Local 18, Akron, Oh. Surviving are his wife, Priscilla Lumbatis of Canal Fulton; mother, Beulah; sons, Steve Lumbatis of Lewisville and Brent Lumbatis of Summerfield; four stepchildren, Sam Dillon of Virginia, Donna Cunningham of Canal Fulton, Cyndy McKenzie of North Carolina, Tana Jarc of Akron, OH; brothers, Richard and Gale; sisters, Jeanie and Marlene, all of Lewisville, OH; several grandchildren and step-grandchildren. Memorial services will be Saturday, August 10, 2002 at the Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, OH. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the David Lumbatis Memorial Fund, c/o District #6 Rank File, 1707 Triplett Blvd., Akron, OH 44306, Attn: Pat Kohl.

 

Luyster. Maxine J. Luyster nee Brinkman
Source—Newsclipping

Luyster, Maxine J., 75, Cadiz, died Saturday, January 12 at her home as the result of a homicide. She was born June 4, 1923, in Wheeling, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Henry and Helen Wolfe Brinkman.  She was a retired secretary at Cadiz Insurance Agency, former employee of the Harrison County Welfare Department, and the Harrison County Farm Bureau. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Cadiz, Cadiz Business and Professional Women's Club; the Community Hospital; Volunteer for the Presbyterian Church Afterschool Homework Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Luyster in 1996; a daughter, Linda Kay Luyster; parents; 2 sisters; Helen Burke Tacoma and Lucille Smith.

Surviving are 2 daughters; Debra (John) Welsh of Akron and Randee (Wasser) Schmitt, Poulsbo, WA.; 6 grandchildren, Meredith, Aaron and Adam Welsh; J. Fred, Derek, and Nathan Schmitt; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 19 at 2:00 p.m., at the Presbyterian Church, 154 west Market Street, Cadiz with Rev. William Hudson officiating. memorial contributions may be made to the Women's Tri-County Help Center, 104 1/2 North Marietta St., St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950.

 

Magee, Margaret J. Magee, nee Kinkade

Source:  The Erie [Pennsylvania] Times-News - Monday, August 5, 2002

Margaret    J.    Kinkade    Magee    Retired    from    Reliable    Cleaners    in    1971

        Margaret J. Kinkade Magee, 87, of Crabapple Drive, Millcreek Township, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002, at Saint Vincent Health Center.

        She was born Nov. 21, 1914, in Bremen, Ohio, daughter of the late Alonzo V. and Mary Green Kinkade. She lived in the Erie area most of her life.

        She worked at Reliable Cleaners until her retirement in 1971.

        She attended Bethel Baptist Church and enjoyed crafts.

        She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Jack D. Magee, in 1996; a daughter, Freda Bretz; a sister, Freda Vorhis; three brothers, Virgil, Hildreth and Louis Kinkade; and two grandsons, James Long and Jack Magee.

        Survivors include two daughters, Mary Long and her husband, Richard, and Rita Brown and her husband, Louis, all of Erie; a son, Duane Magee and his wife, Betty, of Panama City, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

        Friends may call Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Dusckas Funeral Home East, 2607 Buffalo Road. A service will be held there Thursday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Richard Baley of Bethel Baptist Church officiating.

        Burial will be at Erie County Memorial Gardens.

 

Manton, Glen Ray Manton

Source:  The Quincy [Illinois] Herald-Whig; Sunday, April 28, 2002

        Glen Ray Manton, 68, of 1539 Ohio, died at 12:35 a.m. Thursday (April 25, 2002) in his home.

        Born Sept. 3, 1933, in Pike County, he was a son of George William and Eva Nora Kallenbach Manton.  He married Jessie Meado Jan. 19, 1964.  She survives.

        Mr. Manton was a member of the Quincy Church of Christ.  He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.  He farmed in Brown County for several years.

        Also surviving are four sons, Greg Manton and his wife, Patty, of Clayton, Jerry Manton and his wife, Deborah, of Quincy, Kevin Manton and his wife, Julie, of Wayland, Mo., and Robert Manton and hisd wife, Bobbi, of Keokuk, Iowa; three daughters, Patsy Weppler, Tammy Kaufman and Peggy Manton, all of Quincy; two stepsons, Bill Bouchez and Robert Bouchez, both of Quincy; a stepdaughter, Ann Baldwin of Jacksonville; a brother, Dale Manton of Mount Sterling; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, stepgrandchildren; and step-great-grandchildren.

        Mr. Manton was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson.

        Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday in Greenmount Cemetery by James Riley, minister of the Quincy Church of Christ.

        There will be no visitation, but friends are invited to the services.  The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

        Memorials may be made to the Blessing Foundation for Hospice.

 

Matson, Francis O."Jack" Matson, Jr. (August 10,1943 - March 28, 2002)

A funeral service for Francis O. "Jack" Matson, Jr., 58, of Buckeye Lake, will be held at 7p.m. today at Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Chapel with pastor Bob Perdue officiating. Burial will follow at a later date in Newark Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Matson died March 28, 2002, at Selma Markowitz Hospice care center. He was born Aug.10, 1943, in Troy, to the late Francis O. Matson Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (Wilson) Hosmer.

Mr. Matson worked at Diebold, Inc. For 28 years.  He served in the navy in the 1960's, and was a member of the CWA-AFL-CIO local #84710.

Mr. Matson is survived by his wife of 28 years, Betty I. (Lendon) Matson of Buckeye Lake, whom he married August 9, 1973; second mother, Lorene (Williams) Matson of Newark; daughters Janet Lynn Matson of Clearwater, Fla., Estelle Belle Booth  of Buckeye Lake, Patricia Irene Showalter of Hanover and Rita Renee Dolan of Newark; sons Jonathan Douglas Matson of Hilliard, Jason Alan Matson of Dayton, James Francis Hall Matson , James Mansel Kurtz Jr. of Buckeye Lake, Jerome Michael Kurtz of Delaware, and Jeffrey Manuel Kurtz of Delaware; sisters Janot Arlene Fitch of Louisa, KY, Lois Jean Derr of Bradford, Sandra Jo Wright of Newark and Rosemary Mees of Sidney; brothers , David C. Matson of Corpus Christi, Texas, John Hosmer of Pemberton and Chris Johnson of Dayton; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Dale Matson.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, 179 Granville St. Newark.  On line condolences can be sent at www. Schoedinger.com.

 

Mayhugh, Eugene Mayhugh
SOURCE: Marietta Times     Marietta OH     Jul 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
WOODSFIELD - Eugene Mayhugh, 73, of the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Woodsfield, formerly of 1825 Belmont St., Bellaire, died Friday (July 12, 2002) at the center.
       He was born Aug. 18, 1928, at Pinch Run, Ohio, to Arthur and Cynthia Nelson Mayhugh. He was a retired glass factory worker and was a Catholic by faith.
       He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Arthur Mayhugh and Walter Mayhugh.
       He is survived by two sisters, Thelma Porter and Connie Mayhugh, both of Bellaire.
       Graveside services are at 1:30 p.m. today at Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield with the Rev. David Gaydosik officiating. Friends will be received from noon to 1 p.m. today at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield.

 

McCammon, James Floyd McCammon
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published--July 2002
    WOODSFIELD - James Floyd McCammon, 59, of South Main St. died Thursday July 4, 2002 at Wetzel County Hospital in New Martinsville, W.Va.
    He was born July 9, 1942, in Monroe County to Robert and Lucy Drake McCammon. He was a retired construction worker with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 18.
    He is survived by three sisters, Vera Norris and her husband, Joe, of Woodsfield, Lucille Christman and her husband, Roger, of Woodsfield and Wilma McGowan and her husband, Bill, of Littleton, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; one infant sister; and two brothers, Robert Nelson McCammon and Roger McCammon.
    Services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, with Keith Jones officiating. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield. Friends will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home

 

McConnell, Willard "Bud" Edwin McConnell
Source--Marietta Times     Marietta, Ohio
Published--March 2002
    WOODSFIELD - Willard Edwin "Bid" McConnell, 59, of Ohio 800, Woodsfield, died Wednesday , March 20, 2002  at his home.
    He was born April 9, 1942, in Woodsfield to Edwin and Vera Ault McConnell. He was retired from the Conalco Aluminum Plant in Hannibal, Ohio, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Woodsfield Church of Christ, National Rifle Association and National Wild Turkey Federation.
   He is survived by his wife, Linda Sue Freitag McConnell; one son, Brent McConnell of Antioch, Ohio; one daughter, Melissa McConnell Dunphy of Independence, Ky.; two brothers, Wayne McConnell of Columbus and Dale McConnell of Washington, Pa.; two sisters, Darlene Werner of Decatur, Ala., and Sharon Harris of New Concord; and four grandchildren, Amanda and Morgan McConnell and Ryley and Nolan Dunphy.
  He was preceded in death by one son, Bruce McConnell; his parents; and two sisters, Linda Fay and Norma Jean McConnell.
  Services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Woodsfield Church of Christ with ministers Sam Bartrug and Keith Jones officiating. Burial is in Cameron Cemetery in Cameron, Ohio. Friends will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, and from 11 a.m. to time for the services on Saturday at the church.
  Memorial contributions may be made to the Strecker Cancer Center, 401 Matthew St., Marietta, Ohio 45750; or to Home Nursing Service and Hospice at Marietta Memorial Hospital, 210 N. Seventh St., Suite 300, Marietta, Ohio 45750.

 

McCreery, Patricia Ann McCreery, nee Mitchell

Source:  The Gazette (Cedar Rapids-Iowa City, IA) - Wednesday, May 8, 2002

        Patricia Ann McCreery, 64, of Fredericksburg, Va., formerly of Gladbrook, died Saturday, May 4, 2002, in Fredericksburg after an extended illness. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday, Overton Family Funeral Home, Garwin, where friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today. Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery, Gladbrook.

        Survivors include her husband, Ed; a son, Clint of Chicago; and three daughters, Wendy Holly* and Jodi Grady, both of Virginia Beach, Va., and Julie Martens of Fredericksburg, Va.

*Submitter's Note:  This was spelled HOLLEY in her husband's obituary.

 

Meeks, Clement Meeks

Source:  The Roseburg [Oregon] News-Review; 1 Sep 2002

        MEEKS, Clement -- Age 81, a resident of Reedsport, Oregon, passed away August 30, 2002, at his home.  He was born July 9, 1921 in Sellwood, Oregon to parnets [sic--parents] Julius and Myrtle (Kincade*) Meeks.  Clem served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and resided in the Pacific Northwest throughout his life.  He retired after 26 years of service with Hanna Nickel in Riddle, Oregon.  Clem was active in numerous organizations such as The V.F.W., charter member of the Cooties, Masonic Lodge, The American Legion, Order Of The Eastern Star, and was Bethel Associate Guardian with Jobs Daughters Bethel 39.  He volunteered many hours at the V.A. Medical center including being service Officer for The American Legion and V.F. W. in Roseburg.  Clem gave freely of his time and himself wherever he saw a need.  Clem's presence will be greatly missed by family, friends and the local communities.

        Survivors include wife, Wilma, daughters, Dee Clancy of Tennessee, Alysen Sylvester of Oregon, son, Jeffery H. Meeks of Montana, foster daughter, Jan Martinez of Colorado, six grandchildren, Ronda McCarty of Florida, Jean and Melinda Sylvester of Oregon, John, James and Elizabeth Meeks of Montana, one great-grandson, Alyn Pennington of Oregon.  He is also survived by his stepdaughters, Sandra Hahn of Washington, Jo McManus of Oregon, Cynthia Galoktionoff  [sic–Galaktionoff] of Alaska, and Sabrina Damewood of Oregon, along with many nieces, nephews, and his first wife, Verna Keogh Meeks.

        The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff and doctors at Lower Umpqua Hospital for their wonderful care for Clem and the family.

        Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, at 1 p.m. at TAYLOR'S  FAMILY  CHAPEL in Winston, Oregon.  Private interment will be at Eagle Point National Cemetery.  A viewing for family and friends will be Sunday, September 1, 2002, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

        In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations can be made to the Lower Umpqua Hospice in gratitude for their care and guidance and/or Youth Organizations of The American Legion and  V.F.W. due to his devotion to the youth of the local communities.

*Submitter’s Note: This name is usually seen spelled as KINKADE.

 

Merkel, Velda M. Merkel, nee Voland

Source:  The Winthrop [Iowa] News; 28 Feb 2002

        JESUP -- Velda M. Merkel, 87, of Jesup, IA, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at Peoples Nursing Care Center in Independence, IA, following a lengthy illness.

        She was born Oct. 2, 1914, at Chenoa, IL, the daughter of Fred E. Voland and Stella Gladys (Hasty) Voland.  On Nov. 10, 1932, she was united in marriage to Frances Edward Merkel at Independence, IA.  They soon made their home in Jesup where Velda became a manager at St. Athanasius School where she worked for 32 years.  She was a member of St. Athanasius Catholic Church in Jesup, and a member of the Catholic Daughters of America - Court of St. Pius X 1714.

        Mrs. Merkel is survived by one son, Robert (Patricia) Merkel and one daughter, Stella (Frederick) Meier, both of Jesup, IA; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and one sister, Lena Jones of Winthrup, IA.  In addition to her husband who died in 1970; her parents; one granddaughter, Karen Meier; two sisters, Shirley McPherson and Deloris  Crew and one brother, Melvin Voland preceded her in death.

        Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2002, at St. Athanasius Catholic Church, Jesup, IA, with the Very Rev. Donald P. Schmitt as Celebrant.  Music was by Kelly Rohlfsen, organist; Jared Merkel and Todd Rohlfsen vocalists, and the St. Athanasius Choir.  Casket bearers were Daniel Merkel, Randall Merkel, Richard Merkel, David Meier, Russell Meier, and Gregory Meier.  Burial  was at St. Athanasius Catholic Cemetery, Jesup, IA.

        Friends called after 2 p.m. Thursday at the White Funeral Home, Jesup, IA, where there was a 3 p.m. - Catholic Daughters of America Rosary and a 7 p.m. vigil service.  Memorials will be directed to St. Athanasius Catholic Church and to Cedar Valley Hospice.

        White Funeral Home, Jesup, Iowa is in charge of the arrangements (319) 827-3695.

 

Milligan, Harry H. Milligan
Source--Monroe County Beacon     Woodsfield, Ohio

Milligan, Harry H., 90, East Main Street, Barnesville, died December 24, 2002, at Barnesville Hospital. He was born Sept. 16, 1912, at Beallsville, a son of the late James and Arminta Brook Milligan.  He was a retired superintendent for Bates and Rogers Construction and was a member of Thoburn United Methodist Church of St. Clairsville.

Surviving are his wife, Sara Knox Milligan; two daughters, Mr. Ed (Janet Smith) Nelson, Freemont, Neb.; Mrs. Terry (Jean) Lake, Statesville, N.C.; two sisters, Wilma Simmons, Alliance, Mrs. Richard (Gloria) Miller, Beallsville; four grandchildren, Mrs. Farhad (Hope Smith) Ghaffari, Hampton, Va., Mrs. David (Renee Smith) Hunter, Barnesville, Brent Smith, Duluth, Ga.
and Mrs. Jimmy (Misty Lake) Warren, Statesville; five great grandchildren, Amber and Ryan Hunter,Amanda, Michael and Kevin Ghaffari; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Stell.

Friends were received at Toothman Funeral Home, St. Clairsville, Dec.26 until time of service. Burial followed in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.

 

Mobberly, Audrey Evalee Mobberly (nee Woodard)

     Audrey Evalee Mobberly, 87, Lodi, formerly of Pleasant Grove, died June 6, 2002 at Galion Community Hospital, Galion.  She was born June 6, 1915 in Graysville, a daughter of Jay and the late Freda Victoria Gray Nalley Woodard.

    She was a homemaker all her life; was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ, Graysville, Colrain Senior Citizens Center for many years, avid traveler and sports fan following Ohio State football and basketball.  She enjoyed social events and was fun to be with.

    Surviving, in addition to her father, are two daughters and son-in-law, Mary Jane Mobberly, West Salem, Mrs. Charles (Sharon Kay) Robinson, Galion; four grandchildren, Robin R. Robinson, Thomas G. Robinson, Amber M. Means and Rhett E. Bainter; five great-grandchildren, Joshua T. Grieve, Cainon C. Means, Colton S. Means, Haley S. Bainter and Erica R. Bainter; Sister, June Rose Green Moss, Michigan.

    In addition to her mother who died in 1997 at 100 years of age she was preceded in death by her husband, John Milton Mobberly, whom she married Sept. 21, 1935 and died in 1981; grandson, Jeffrey S. Ray in 1983; brother Roger Green.

    Friends were received an hour prior to the service June 18 at Matteson Funeral Home, West Salem; later at the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ, Graysville, with Rev. Jim Duty officiating.  Burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Graysville.

 

Moose, Lawrence A. Moose, Sr.

       Lawrence A. Moose, Sr., 85, 347 E. 4th Street, Ashland, died Dec. 17, 2002, at his residence.  He was born Nov. 15, 1917, in Woodsfield, and was the son of the late Talbert and Rose Draper Paulus Moose.  He had been a resident of Ashland since moving there in 1945 from Woodsfield.  He was a retired employee of the F.E. Myers Co., where he had worked as a Brass Molder for over 30 years.  He was a former Little League coach in Ashland and was a member of the Ashland Trotting Association and a former member of the Myers bowling league.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during WW II as a Sergeant with the Battery D. 4th Coast Artillery.

       Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Betty J. Jones, whom he married Dec. 25, 1945; daughter, Vicki Smith of Ashland; son, Lawrence A. Moose, Jr., of Ashland; four grandchildren; a great-grandson.

       In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Roman P. Moose and Roger Moose.

       There were no calling hours or services.  Graveside services will be held at a later date in the Woodsfield Cemetery, Woodsfield.  Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Hospice of North Central Ohio, Inc., 1605 CR 1095, Ashland, OH 44805.  Denbow-Primm-Kemery Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Morris, Wilfred Leo "Bun" Morris

Source:  The Marietta [Ohio] Times; 2 Nov 2002

        Wilfred Leo "Bun" Morris, 74, formerly of Riverpark Manor, New Matamoras, died at 12:01 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 31, 2002) at the Marietta Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

        He was born Feb. 22, 1928, in East Liverpool to Floyd Newton Morris and Ada Sine Morris.  A carpenter, he had been employed by James Morris Construction.  He was a member of the Catholic church.  He was a veteran.

        He is survived by his wife, the former Virginia Mae Busch, whom he married Dec. 1, 1955; two sons, Ronald Morris and his wife, Joyce, of Rinard Mills, and Mike Morris and his wife, Joann, of Newport; eight daughters, Donna Wickline and her husband, Russell, of Reno, Cynthia Russell and her husband, Stanley Jr., of Wellsville, Bonnie Hizer and her husband, Jeff, of Sistersville, W.Va., Sharon Treadway of Cincinnati, Patty Smith of Newport, Betty Brown of Reno, Karen Harman and her husband, Daren, of St. Marys, W.Va., and Nancy Morris of Lewisville; 25 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; eight sisters, Ruth Kehl of Marietta, Janice Arnold of Reno, Mildred Steinhoff of Rinard Mills, Vivian Farnsworth of Beverly, Dorothy Ogas of New Matamoras, Shirley Haessly of Newport, Barbara Berry of Marietta, and Mary Ann Thornton, of Diamond; and four brothers, Louis Morris of New Matamoras, Charles Morris and Paul Morris, both of Marietta, and James Morris of Newport.

        He was preceded in death by one son, Steven Paul Morris; and his parents.

        Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hadley Funeral Home in New Matamoras with Father David Gaydosik officiating.  Burial is in St. Patrick's Cemetery in New Matamoras.

 

Morrison, Beryl O. Morrison, nee Mobberly

Beryl O. Morrison, 79, of the Horn's Nursing Home, Wooster, formerly of Monroe County and Lodi, died Aug. 26, 2002, at the nursing home. She was born at Sycamore Valley, Oct. 14, 1922, a daughter of the late Amos and Olive B. Smith Mobberly.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Medina Church of Christ in Medina.

Surviving are two daughters, Martha Warner, Shirley Boreman, both of Wooster; two

sons, Phil Morrison, Florida, Lonnie Morrison and his wife, Wileen, Strongsville; two sisters, Mrs. John (June) Hester, Medina, Mrs. Rolland (Mona) Bigley, Medina; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert E. Morrison on Dec. 2, 1999; daughter, Charlene Morrison; grandson, Thomas Boreman; son-in-law, Darrell Warner.

Friends will be received at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, 7 - 9 p.m., Aug. 28, where ·funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Aug. 29, with Jim Duty officiating. Burial will follow in the Creighton Ridge Cemetery, near Sycamore Valley.

 

Oliver, Mary M. Oliver nee Bates
Source-Monroe County Beacon   Woodsfield, Ohio

Oliver, Mary M., 97, Summit Acres Nursing Home, Caldwell, formerly of Summerfield, died Dec.23, 2002 at the nursing home. She was born near Fredericksdale, Aug. 5, 1905, a daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Hague Bates.  She was a homemaker and a Protestant by faith.

Surviving are two sons; Joseph W. Oliver, Buffalo; James W. Oliver and his wife, Irene, Summerfield; sister Laura Kirkbride, Nashport; six grandchildren, Joe Oliver and Dixie Williams, both of Byesville; Vickie Smith, Cambridge; Kenny Oliver and James Oliver,Jr. both of Summerfield.; Brenda Ramage, Carlisle; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur C. Oliver, April 18, 1987;  a son ; Paul H. Oliver; daughter, Gladys E. Oliver; two brothers, Gilman Bates and Wayne Bates; four sisters; Leona Dailey, Opal Dailey, Luella Clark, Lucille Ferrell; grandson, John T. Oliver; daughter-in-law, Jean Oliver.

Friends were received at Brubach-Watters Funeral Home, Summerfield, Dec.26, where funeral services were held, Dec.27, with Rev. William Pickenpaugh officiating. Burial followed in Eastern Cemetery, Summerfield.

 

Orange, Wilbert H. Orange
Source--Times Recorder   Zanesville, Ohio
Published--February 2002
    ZANESVILLE -- Wilbert H. Orange, 95, of Zanesville, Ohio died at 1:05 p.m. Thursday, February 14, 2002 at Genesis Hospice, Morrison House.
   Mr. Orange was born September 24, 1906, at Monroe County, the son of the late Leonard and Nellie Wallace Orange. He was a retired cost accountant at the former McGraw Edison Co., a member of the Norval Park Church of Christ, and an Army Veteran of World War II.
   Surviving are a sister, Gertrude Fountain of Zanesville, and eight nieces.
   Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eva L. Orange, who died November 26, 1996; a sister, Olive Kellow; and a brother, Flavil L. Orange.
   Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Bolin Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., with funeral services at 1 p.m. Saturday with Evangelist Dallas Lockhart officiating. Burial will follow at Zanesville Memorial Park.
   Personal condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at bolinfuneralhome@y-city.net.

 

Pachuta, Emil J. Pachuta
SOURCE: Monroe County Beacon    Woodsfield, OH    27 June 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
       Emil J. Pachuta, 74, Canton, died June 17, 2002, in the Aultman Hospital following an extended illness.
       He was a retired truck driver for Jackson Bayley Electric and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Canton. He served his country during WW II in the US Army.
       Surviving are his wife, Joyce, with whom he would have celebrated 49 years of marriage this November; three daughters, Mrs. Ed (Debbie) MIller, Jerusalem, Emily Stenger, Massillon, Mrs. Scott (Julie) Bates, Quaker City; son Thomas Pachuta, Canton; sister, Mrs. Joseph (Mary) Kozar, Lore CIty; brother, Andrew and his wife, Evelyn Pachuta, East Sparta; six grandchildren, Angie, Sheila and Todd Miller, Anna Pachuta, Jenna Stenger and Amanda Bates.
       He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Teresa Pachuta; brother, MIchael.
       Friends were received June 10 at Don Williams Funeral Home and an hour prior to Mass of Christian Burial, June 20, in the St. Mary's Church, Temperanceville, with Fr. Virgil Reischman as celebrant. Brurial followed in the church cemtery with military honors.
       Memorial contributrions may be made to St. Mary's Church, c/o 306 West Main St. Barnesville, OH 43713.

 

Parr, Paul Carroll Parr

Source:  The Ottumwa [Iowa] Courier; Monday, 27 May 2002, page 4, column 4

        OTTUMWA -- Paul Carroll Parr, 47, of 2106 W. Second St., died at 10:15 a.m. May 24, 2002, at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City.

        He was born Jan. 15, 1955, in Ottumwa to Carroll and Barbara McCullough Parr.  He married Bonita Louise Throckmorton Sept. 8, 1973, in Ottumwa.  Later they divorced.  He married Jennifer Hart Oct. 4, 1983, at Glenwood Springs, Colo.  Later they divorced.

        A graduate of Ottumwa High School in 1973, he worked at Clow Corp., Chester A.A. Gee Trucking and Universal Rundle before moving to Colorado Springs, Colo.  He worked construction in Colorado until he moved back to Ottumwa in 1987.  He worked as a mechanic for RJ Performance in Ottumwa since 1989.

        Surviving are his son, Logan Andrew Parr of Louisville, Colo.; mother, Barbara Gee; father and stepmother, Carroll and Jackie Parr, all of Ottumwa; four sisters, Teresa Martin, Joy Orona and Diana Swartz, all of Ottumwa and Kathy Vander Meiden of Oskaloosa; two brothers, Daniel Parr of Ottumwa and David Parr of Kaufman, Texas; two step brothers, Mike Bukowski of Lake Jackson, Texas, and Jim Bukowski of Ottumwa; and four step sisters, Cindy Leedom, Michelle Chapman, Karen Bukowski, all of Ottumwa, and Renaie Parr of Cedar Rapids.

        He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Chester A.A. Gee, and grandparents, Charles and Opal Parr, and Madeline Griswold and Wilbur McCullough.

        Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Bill O'Toole officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

        Active pallbearers will be Rick Glasgow, Rick Canode, Bernie Parrish, Paul Seals, Paul Sowden and John Roberts.

        Honorary pallbearers will be Nathan and John Watts, Mark and A.J. Vander Meiden, Stan and Todd Swartz, Andrew and Craig Orona, and Jeff Martin.

        A memorial has been established to the family.

 

Parsons, Larry Eugene Parsons

Source:  The Jackson [West Virginia] Herald; 27 Mar 2002

Larry     Parsons,     Navy     veteran

        RIPLEY - Larry Eugene Parsons, 59, of Ripley west home to be with his Lord and Savior following a short illness on March 22, 2002, at his home.

        He was born September 18,* 1942, in Charleston, son of Belle Skeen Parsons and the late George Winfred Parsons.

        He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He was retired as a maintenance mechanic at F.M.C.  He was a member of WV Jaycees, where he was a senator, past president of Ripley Little League, and past vice president of Ripley High School Athletic Boosters.

        In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 36 years, Rita Gale Dillon Parsons of Ripley; son, Larry E. "JR" Parsons and daughter-in-law, Stacy M. Parsons of Cottagville [sic--Cottageville]; brother, Gary W. Parsons of Given; sister, Gloria "Libby" Elmore of Centralia; three grandchildren, Emily, Dylan and Ryley Parsons, all of Cottageville; nieces, Yvette Welling of Given, Brandi Nelson of Virginia; an [sic] nephew, Michael W. Clark of Winfield; and many great nieces and nephews and friends.

        Funeral services were held Monday, March 25, 2002, at 1 p.m. at Ripley Tabernacle Church with Rev. Gerald Sayre officiating.  Burial took place in the Fairplain Cemetery.

*Submitter's Note:  This obituary and the U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 give the date of birth as September 18th, but the U.S. Public Record Index and the U.S., Social Security Death Index give the birth as September 16th.

 

Peterson, Cecil L. Peterson

Source:  The Martins Ferry [Ohio] Times Leader; 22 Mar 2002

        Cecil L. Peterson, 72, of Pine Hollow Rd., Bridgeport, died Wednesday, March 20, 2002 at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.  He was born May 18, 1929 in Pease Twp., Ohio, a son of Elsie M. Morris Peterson Reynolds and the late Leroy W. Peterson.

        He was a retired truck driver for Highway Paving, a member of Grace  Presbyterian Church of Martins Ferry and a veteran of the U. S. Navy.

        In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son Chief Petty Officer Mark D. Peterson and a brother Rex Peterson.

        Surviving are his wife Anitra L. Roberts Peterson, three daughters:  Christi Altmeyer and her husband Michael of Wheeling, Vicki Lyle of Benwood, and Debbie Dozal and her husband Jose of Alverado, Texas; his mother of Pleasant Grove; two brothers, Dale Peterson of Woodsfield and Vince Peteson of Fowler, Ohio; a sister Cleda May and her husband William of Woodsfield; six grandchildren:  Jennifer, Sarah, and Peterson J. Altmeyer, Kari Jo Lira, Beckie Dozal and Dawn Peterson, and five great grandchildren:  Roy and Jack Duff, Jose, Becca and Sandra Dozal.

        Friends will be received at Heslop Funeral Home, Walnut at Fifth, Martins Ferry, Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. with Rev. J. William DeMoss officiating.  Burial follows in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

 

Plant, Dena Plant nee Burrows
Source--Monroe County Beacon      Woodsfield, Ohio

Plant, Dena Burrows Ayers, 72, Woodsfield, formerly of Grantsville, W.Va., died Dec. 19, 2002, in Barnesville Hospital. She  was born July 24, 1930 in Grantsville, Calhoun County, the daughter of the late James Spencer and Della Starcher Burrows.
She was a plastic molder for Marx Toys and a Methodist by faith.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Lena) Vallelonga, Powhatan Point; Mrs. William (Joyce) Starkey, Woodsfield; son, Austin Eugene(Cheri) Ayers, Clarington; brother Coleman (Katherine) Burrows; sister, Mrs. Garrett (Ernestine) Gainer, all of Grantsville; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Austin E. Ayers, Sr.; brother, Howard Burrows.

Friends were received Dec.22 at Grisell Funeral Home, Clarington, where funeral services were held Dec. 23, with Rev. Diana Guyette officiating. Burial in Clarington Cemetery.

 

Price, John W. Price

Source:  Marietta Time, Tues. Oct 29, 2002
   MALONE, Fla. - John W. Price, 80, of Malone, formerly of Woodsfield, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, at his home in Malone after a brief illness.  He was born Feb. 20, 1922, in Woodsfield to Clarence E. and Hazel Gillispie Price. He was a past general chairman of the United Transportation Union. He was a veteran of the African and European Theaters of Operations during World War II. He was an avid golfer for more than 70 years.
   He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Jeannie Cline Price; one son and daughter-in-law, John and Jodi Grimm Price; one daughter, Stephanie and Nathan Shimer; six grandchildren, Kelli Price Chawla, Christian Price, Stacie McGarry Grose, Schuyler McGarry Strawser, Laura Shimer and Nik Shimer; and three great-grandchildren, Victoria Strawser, Rebecca Grose and Seth Grose.
   He was preceded in death by his parents. 

   Services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home in Woodsfield with the Rev. Richard Wilson officiating. Full military graveside services will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield conducted by the Belmont Veterans Council.
   Visitation is from 2 to 4:30 and 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at the home of Mildred Cline Fliehman on Lewisville Road, Woodsfield.

 

Resecker, Carl L. Resecker
Source-Newsclipping

Resecker, Carl L.,60, Market St. Clarington, died Dec.27, 2002 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born Aug. 30, 1942 in Monroe County, a son of the late John Resecker and Louise Roberta Resecker.  He was retired from Ormet Primary' Aluminum Corporation. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, life member of the VFW Post 9930 of Duffy, a member of the American Legion Post 28, New Martinsville.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Resecker, Clarington; two sons, Michael and his wife, Amanda Resecker, Beallsville; Stephen Resecker, Beallsville; daughter, Lee Ann Dye, Clarington; two step-sons, David and Dustin Pedalose, Clarington; step-daughter, Amanda Binni, Shadyside; three sisters, Alice Hawkins, Fairmont, W.Va.; Patricia Wade, Powhatan; Jeannie Cunningham, Castle, Pa.; two granddaughters, Michelle Resecker and Brianna Binni; two grandsons, Jeremy and Justin Dye.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Resecker.

Friends were received Dec. 30, at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where services were held Dec.31, with Keith Jones officiating. Burial in Moffett Cemetery. Graveside military service was conducted by VFW Post 9930 of Duffy.

 

Reusser, Helena A. Reusser (nee--Stalder)
Source--Canton Repository    Canton, Ohio
Published--Wednesday , August 28,  2002
    Reusser , Helena A. , age 89 of Canton, OH passed away Tuesday morning , August 27, 2002  in Aultman Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Sardis, Ohio on August 13, 1913 she had been a resident of Canton since 1951. She was a retired employee of Aultman Hospital, retiring in 1979 after 23 year of service. She was a member of the Church of the Lakes United Methodist and was involved with many of the groups within the church. She was a volunteer at the Total Living Center on Tuesday evenings and a member of the Edgefield Chapter #2267 AARP. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac G. Reusser who passed away April 7, 1993. Survivors include her three children and their spouses; Clinton and Gertrude Reusser of Canton, Wayne and Starr Reusser of Massillon and Karen and David Volak of Canton; one brother, Glen Stalder of Sardis, Ohio; there are eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three step-granddaughters; five step-great-grandchildren and two step-great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1 p.m. in the Church of the Lakes United Methodist with Pastor Bryan George officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Calling hours at the church prior to services on Friday from 11-1 p.m. The Reed Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Church of the Lakes United Methodist.

 

Reynolds, Elsie Larie Peterson Reynolds, nee Morris

The Times Leader [Martins Ferry, Ohio]; 13 Sep 2002

        Elsie Larie Morris Peterson Reynolds, 92, of Pleasant Grove, Ohio, formerly of Buckeye Run, Martins Ferry, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002 at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.  She was born Nov. 12, 1909 in New Matamoras, Ohio, a daughter of the late Jacob H. and Hannah E. Nalley Morris.

        She was a member of the Lancaster Chapel Methodist Church, Bridgeport, Ohio.

        In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Leroy Peterson in 1942, her second husband, Robert Reynolds in 1974; two sons, Rex and Cecil Peterson; four brothers, Albert, John, Floyd and Henry Morris and four sisters:  Clara Barrett, Sarah Hutchinson, Anna DeVault, and Bessie DeVault.

        Surviving are two sons, Dale Peterson of Woodsfield, Ohio and Vincent Peterson and his wife, Dinah of Fowler, Ohio; a daughter, Cleda May and her husband, William of Woodsfield, Ohio; 17 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren and 22 great great grandchildren.

        Friends will be received Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Heslop Funeral Home, Walnut at Fifth, Martins Ferry, Ohio, where services will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Van Fischer officiating.  Burial follows in Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry, Ohio.

 

Riggenbach, Lillian Riggenbach nee Wenham

       Lillian V. Riggenbach, 97, Ravenna, died Dec. 8, 2002, at her home.  She was born Feb 22, 1905, in Donora, PA, a daughter of the late Isaac E. And Martha Ann Carpenter Wenham.  She lived in Ravenna since 1925.

       She was a homemaker and worked at Annevar Mills, in Ravenna, and the food services department at Kent State University.  She attended First Christian Church of Ravenna and was a member of Ravenna Senior Citizens.

       Surviving are her daughter, Betty Ann, of Ravenna; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

       In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward A., who died in 1991; a son, Preston, in 1990; brothers, Russell and Clayton.

       There were no calling hours.  Services were held Dec. 10 at Maple Grove Cemetery Chapel in Ravenna, with Rev. Bruce Chouinard officiating.  Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery.  Shorts Funeral Home, Ravenna Chapel, handled arrangements.

       Memorial contributions may be made to Robinson Memorial Hospital VNA and Hospice or Boys Village, Smithville, OH 44677-0518.

 

Ring, Harold E. Ring
Source--Marietta Times   Marietta, Ohio
Published--May 27, 2002
    Ring , Harold E. , 84, of Holly Street, Marietta, died Thursday , May 23, 2002  at his home.  He was born October  22, 1917, in Rinard Mills, Monroe County, to Charles Everett and Mary Ida Piatt Ring. He was a service station owner in
Marietta.  He was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II, tail gunner (1943-1945), with the 96th bomb group, 8th Air Force 337 squadron. He was a member of American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars at Marietta.
    He is survived by two daughters, Judith Finn of Novato, Calif., and Beverly Panelli of San Rafael, Calif.; two sisters, Marjorie Lindamood of Ohio and Ruth Thomas of Ohio; two grandchildren, Kelly Margaret Finn and Sean Richard Finn; and several nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Briggs Ring; his parents; and two sisters.
    Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield with full military graveside services. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home

 

Roache, Robert E. Roache

Source:  The Miami [Florida] Herald - Saturday, June 15, 2002

        ROACHE ROBERT E. (Bob) 75, born 1/7/27, native of Miami, died 6/13/02. Bob was a man who loved life and touched many hearts along the way.

         He is survived by his loving wife, Rosemary, of 50 years and his seven children, their spouses; Christine McDowell (Jim), Theresa Roache, Cecelia Bruner (Gordon), Robert Roache (Cindy), Kathleen Roache, Colleen Pelton (Paul), Paul Roache (Michelle), as well as 11 grandchildren, Lori, Jennifer (Richard), Heather, Kevin, Brian, Nicholas, Kelsey, Matthew, Katy, Christopher, and Andrew. His sister, Mary Dashewich, also survives him as well as sisters-in- law, Barbara Altonjy (George), Lusetta Neuhart; brother-in-law, George Neuhart and many nieces and nephews. Bob had many dear friends that he treasured.

        He attended Miami Edison High, served his country in the U.S.A.F., graduated from the University of Miami Law School in 1955. He actively practiced law until his recent illness and truly enjoyed working with his many clients that he considered trusted friends. Throughout his lifetime, Bob was active in the community through his association with St. Vincent de Paul, Knights of Columbus, U. of M. Law School Alumni, Coral Gables Bar Association.

        Dad, thank-you for giving our family the most precious gift anyone could give; compassion, love, laughter, adventure, wisdom, and above all, God, for you are truly a reflection of him. We will miss you very much and you will remain in our hearts forever.

        Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated 10:00 A.M. Monday at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church (18455 Franjo Road) interment to follow in Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 P.M. Sunday at the Stanfill Funeral Home with a Wake Service beginning at 7:30 P.M. In lieu of flowers, family request donations in his memory to Holy Rosary's St. Vincent de Paul Society or the American Cancer Society. Stanfill Funeral Home 10545 S Dixie (305)667-2518 Family Owned/Operated To visit this Guest Book Online, go to www.miami.com/obituaries.

 

Sage, Patricia A. Sage, nee O'Donnell

Source:  The Warren [Ohio] Tribune Chronicle; 21 Jul 2002

        CORTLAND--Patricia Ann Brink Sage, 64,  376 Rosewae, died at 11:55 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Cortland Nursing Center.

        She was born Dec. 8, 1936, in Warren, the daughter of Floyd O'Donnell and Marjory Florence O'Donnell and was a life-time resident.

        Mrs. Sage was a finance consultant at Morgan Lumber Co., and enjoyed reading, sewing, quilting, cross stitching and gardening.

        Her husband, Richard F. Sage, whom she married Jan. 8, 1988, survives.

       Also surviving are her parents, Floyd and Marjory O'Donnell; two sons, Robert Brink of Brooksfield and Mark Brink of Huntsville, Ala.; a stepdaughter, Terri McCabe of Dunbar, Pa.; five brothers, Floyd O'Donnell of Reading, Calif., Richard O'Donnell of Warren, Gene O'Donnell of Wenppinger Falls, N.Y., Cecil O'Donnell of Lordstown and Peter O'Donnell of Charlotte, N.C.; two sisters, Kate Van Fossan of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Mary O'Donnell of Dallas; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her first husband, Loyd Brink.

        She is preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer Lynn Brink.

        Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Shafer-Winans & Lamer Funeral Home in Cortland, where the funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2002.  Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Cortland.

 

Salisbury, Leon Salisbury
Source—Newsclipping

Salisbury, Leon, 77, Wellsville, died September 22, 2002, in Robert Boyce Skilled Nursing Pavilion of East Liverpool City Hospital. He was born February 25, 1925, in Paden City, the son of Lawrence and Bessie Williams Salisbury. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he received The Purple Heart for wounds sustained in battle in the European Theatre. He also received a Bronze Star in that Theatre. After the war, he was a rural mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of the VFW in Sardis. He was also an avid musician and played many instruments in a professional band for years.

Surviving are his wife,Shirley Miller Hackney Salisbury, of the home; four sisters, Gladys Adams of Fly; Helen Insinger, Sardis; Ruth Rush, Sardis; Cleo Salisbury, Sardis; three brothers, Lawrence Salisbury, Fly; Clarence Salisbury, Belefonte, Pa.; Lester Salisbury, of New Martinsville; step-daughter, Mrs. Lester (Evelyn Marie) Russell, of Irondale; four step-sons, Thomas Hackney and his wife Sandy, of Wellsville; Harold Hackney and his wife Andria of Wellsville; Michael Hackney and his
fiancee, Merenda Smith, East Liverpool; Kenneth Hackney and his fiancee, Cathy Cunningham, East Liverpool; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Richie; brother, Edward Salisbury; two grandchildren.

Friends were received September 24, at Roberts Funeral Home where services will be held September 25, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ron Brown of The Yellow Creek Presbyterian Church officiating.  Burial will be in Hammondville Cemetery, Hammondville, Ohio.

 

Sattler, Dorothy Grace Clegg Sattler nee Bolen

       Dorothy Grace Bolen Clegg Sattler, 82, Sardis, died Dec. 19, 2002, at Wetzel County Hospital.  She was born June 24, 1920, at Sardis, to Charles and Georgia Ann Wright Bolen.  She was a member of the Narrows Run Church of Christ since 1955 and attended the Cameron Church of Christ the past two years with her daughter and family.  She was a homemaker.

       Surviving are five sons and two daughters, Arthur Clegg (Cathy), of Marietta, Charles Clegg (Barbara) and Roy Clegg (Jane), of Sardis, Henry Clegg (Janet), of Hannibal, Mrs. Gary (Wanda) Gilmore, Sardis, Earl Clegg (Betty), of Mansfield and Mrs. Marlon (Linda)Workman, of Laings; 18 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren.

       In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Roy Clegg; second husband, Frank Sattler; grandson, David Clegg; brothers, Earl, Harold, Carl and Okey Bolen; sister, Gladys Storch.

       Friends were received Dec. 22 at Grisell Funeral Home, Sardis, where services were held Dec. 23, with Evangelist Jonathon Kerns in charge.  Burial was in Sardis Cemetery.

 

Schell, Leona E. Schell, nee Swafford

Source:  Meade Co. [Kansas] News; 20 Nov 2002

        Leona E. Schell, age 89, died early Tuesday morning, November 12, 2002, at the Beaver County Memorial Hospital, Beaver, Oklahoma.

        She was born October 22, 1913, at Byers, Kansas, the daughter of Oliver Leonard and Jennie Elizabeth King Swafford.  When she was four, the family moved to Colorado for a short time and then moved back to Kansas where she graduated from Byers High School, Byers, Kansas in 1932.

        She was a member of the Friends Church of Plains, Kansas and was always ready to help cook and bake for any occasion.

        Leona met John I. Schell at a musical convention in Dodge City, Kansas.  They dated 18 months before marrying in Leona's parents home near Liberal, Kansas on March 11, 1936.  John gave her the choice of a wedding ring or a cow to start their life together.  Leona chose the cow.  They made their home in Plains, Kansas where they farmed and ranched and she also maintained their home.  John passed away on February 21, 1996.

        She is survived by three sons, Richard Schell and his wife, Paulette of Elberta, Alabama, Don Schell and his wife, Karen of Beaver, Oklahoma, and Dale Schell and his wife Lorraine of Plains, Kansas; two sisters, Leota Lamber,* her twin of El Reno, Oklahoma, and Loris Banker of Lawrence, Kansas; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

        She is preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Jo Ann Schell on August 1, 1992; a sister, Elsie Riney; two brothers, Melvin and Milton Swafford; and her parents.

        Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on November 15, 2002, at the Friends Church in Plains Kansas with Pastors Dan Biernacki and Randy Littlefield presiding.  Burial was in the Plains Cemetery, Plains, KS.

        Memorials are suggested to the Beaver County Hospital in care of Fidler-Orme Mortuary, Meade, KS.

*Submitter’s Note:  Her sister Leota's obituary gives the last name as LAMBERT.

 

Schell, Sarah Elizabeth Schell, nee Hilliard

Source:  The Wayne Co. [Illinois] Press; 23 May 2002

        Mrs. Elizabeth Schell, 91, of Cisne, died Wednesday, May 22, 2002 at 3:05 a.m. in the Clay County Hospital, Flora.

        She was a housewife and cooked at Cisne Nursing Home and Claremont Grade School in the 1940s and 1950s.

                                                             Services Saturday

        Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Hosselton Funeral Home in Cisne with burial in Cisne Cemetery.  Friends may call between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosselton Funeral Home.

        Elizabeth was born June 24, 1910 at Cisne, the daughter of Thomas Edward Hilliard and Daisy Sweeney.  She married Cecil G. Schell Sept. 3, 1933 in Cisne.  He preceded her in death on May 12, 1988.

        Mrs. Schell was a member of the Rock Branch General Baptist Church, Cisne, North Wayne Senior Citizens, Cisne, and Ladies Missionary Society of Rock Branch Church.

                                                              The Survivors

        Survivors include two daughters:  Janice Lowe, Cisne, and Betty (Jim) Kasten, Rockford; five sons:  Ivan (Eula) Schell, Jonesboro, AR; Charles (Helen) Schell, Oregon, IL.; Phillip (Janice) Schell, Roy (Judy) Schell and Jerry (Glenda) Schell, Cisne; one brother, Kelley Hilliard of Olney, 18 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.

        Preceding her in death were her husband, one grandchild, one son, three brothers, one sister and her parents.

        Memorials may be made to Rock Branch General Baptist Church.

 

Schumacher, Norbert E. Schumacher

       Norbert E. Schumacher, 68, 47295 Moore Rdg. Rd., Woodsfield, died Dec. 17, 2002 in the U.M.P.C. Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.  He was born near Woodsfield, Dec. 23, 1933, a son of the late Leo and Barbara Weisend Schumacher.  He was a retired farmer, a member of the St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Woodsfield, a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War, a former board member of the Monroe Soil and Water Conservation, a member of the Monroe County Farm Bureau; a former board member of Landmark, a former board member of the A.S.C.S. in Monroe County and a former member of the Holstein Dairy Association.

       Surviving are his wife, Ada Harmon Schumacher, whom he married on April 8, 1967; three sisters, Sister Evelyn Ann Schumacher, Manitowoc, Wisc.: Lucille Block, Cincinnati, Mrs. Paul (Evelyn) King, of Beverly; brother, William Schumacher and his wife, Carol, Woodsfield; several nieces and nephews.

       In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, David Lee Schumacher; his step-mother, Marie Schumacher; four brothers, Lawrence, Charles, Ambrose and Gilbert Schumacher; sister, Mary Jennings.

       Friends were received at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Dec. 20.  Funeral liturgy with Mass was celebrated Dec. 21 at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Woodsfield, with full military graveside services by the Belmont Veterans Council.  Vigil services were held Dec. 20 at the funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Sylvester Catholic School, 119 Wayne St. Woodsfield, Oh 43793.

 

Scobey, Virgil E. Scobey

Source:  The Dayton [Ohio] Daily News; 16 Dec 2002

        SCOBEY, Virgil E.  Age 84,of Centerville, died Sunday, December 15, 2002.

        He was a retired computer programmer with W.P.A.F.B.  Virgil was a Glider Pilot in the CBI Theater during WWII. 

        He is survived by his wife of 57 years Maxine; Daughters & Sons-in-law, Karan [sic] and Dominic Mastruserio, Janet and Ken Ellis, all of Cincinnati; Sister & Brother-in-law, Alice and Robert Holmes of West Salem, OH.; Nephew, Donald and Sue Holmes of Cutler, OH.  4 Grandchildren, Dominic Neal, Mary Katherine, Molly Marie and Martin Robert; 4 Great Grandchildren. 

        Funeral service will be held Wednesday 1 P.M. at Meyer-Boehmer & Feucht Funeral Home, 1733 Brown St.  Burial at Miami Valley Memory Gardens.  Family will receive friends 12 noon till time of service at the funeral home.  Contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton or Alzheimer Association.

 

Scott, Gerald " Jerry" A. Scott
SOURCE: Marietta Times     Marietta, OH     June 2002 .   Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
LEWISVILLE - Gerald A. "Jerry" Scott, 56, of 35467 Ohio 78, Lewisville, died at 2:37 a.m. Thursday (June 13, 2002) at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta.
       He was born Nov. 26, 1945, in Lewisville to Harmon and Thelma Kuhn Scott. He was a 1963 graduate of the former Skyvue High School in Stafford. He was an employee of Ormet Corp. in Hannibal.
       He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church near Lewisville and Steelworkers of America Union 5760. He served in the Army National Guard of Ohio and was a former Little League coach at Lewisville.
       He is survived by his wife, Sharon Hines Scott, whom he married on July 29, 1972; two daughters, Michele Stiltner of Gibsonton, Fla., and Stacy Reed and her husband, Greg, of Columbus; two sons, Michael Scott of Cambridge and David Scott of Athens; four sisters, Charlene Lenser of Rocky River, Ohio, Janet Johnson and Debbie Scott, both of Croton, Ohio, and Nancy Scott of Columbus; five brothers, Franklin Scott of Westerville, Richard Scott of Columbus, and Gene Scott, Jim Scott and Philip Scott, all of Lewisville; three grandchildren, R.J. and Meghan Stiltner and Karenna Reed; and several nieces and nephews.
       He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Michael Scott; and one sister, Bonnie Scott.
       Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church near Lewisville with the Rev. David Gaydosik as celebrant. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery near Lewisville. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. today at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield, where vigil services will be conducted at 8 p.m. today.

 

Shafer, Gale P. Shafer

Source:  The Morning Journal [Elyria, Ohio]; February 27, 2002

        ELYRIA -- Gale P. Shafer, 84, of Elyria, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at EMH Regional Medical Center, Elyria, following a brief illness.

        He was born Aug. 27, 1917, in Sewickley, Pa., and lived most of his life in Elyria.

        He was employed by Moen Inc., Elyria, for several years.

        He was a member of Sugar Ridge Baptist Church, Elyria, and enjoyed gardening and working on small engines.

        Survivors include his daughters, Ida Mae Shafer of East Ridge, Tenn., and Denise Shafer of Vermilion; sons Robert of Dayton and Henry of Grafton, Ohio; brother, Clyde of Wilson, N.C.; sister, Emma Hay of Sommerset, Pa.; and 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ida D. (nee DeNoon), in August, 2001; son, Arthur Shafer; parents, Henry and Margaret (nee Barnes) Shafer; and six brothers.

        Friends may call Thursday from 6:30 p.m. until time of service at 8:30 at Reichlin-Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria. The Rev. Mike Manosky, pastor of Sugar Ridge Baptist Church, will officiate. Friends will be received Friday from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Grafton, W.Va. The Rev. Thomas P. Horne, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Bluemont Cemetery, Grafton, W.Va.

 

Shannon, Rose M. "Martie" Shannon, nee Kinkade

Source:  The Fort Worth [Texas] Star-Telegram  - Saturday, August 17, 2002

        WEATHERFORD -- Rose M. "Martie" Shannon, 55, a homemaker, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at her residence.

        Memorial service: private at a later date.

        Martie was born Oct. 8, 1946, in Spokane, Wash. She married Bill Shannon April 15, 1965.

        Survivors: Husband, Bill Shannon; son, Raymond; daughter, Ronda; son, Reynold; grandchildren, Robert, Jonathon, Joseph, Felisa and Stephanie; sisters, Lynda, Jeanne, Ella and Susie "Little Bit";  brother, Mike; mother, Retha; and loving mother-in-law, Blanche.

Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel

Weatherford, (817) 594-2747

 

Sichina, Belva Gertrude Neuhart Sichina, nee Tillett

Source:  The Barnesville Enterprise, Barnesville, Ohio; late Nov or early Dec 2002

        Belva Gertrude Sichina, 91, formerly of Salesville, died Tuesday (Nov. 26, 2002) at Marion General Hospital in Marion.

        She was born Oct. 18, 1911, in Bethesda, daughter of the late Leroy and Roxie (Mercer) Tillett.

        Mrs. Sichina was a homemaker and a member of Salesville Church of Faith.

        She was preceded in death by her first husband, Albert William Neuhart,* on Jan. 6, 1948; her second husband, Orville Henry "Dutch" Sichina, on May 11, 1990, and three brothers, James Tillett, Robert Tillett and Herbert Tillett.

        She leaves two sons, William Keith (Ellen) Neuhart of Marion and Jim (Cathy) Neuhart of Caldwell; a daughter, Mrs. Elliott (Judy) Sirota of Minneapolis, Minn.; Mrs. Matthew (Stephanie) Brown of Columbus, Mrs. Todd (Kimberly) Partridge of Gahanna, Keith (Kristen) Neuhart of Delaware, Mrs. David (Carey) Myer of Minneapolis, Minn. and Justin (Kristin) Sirota of Boston, Mass.; four great-grandchildren, Andrew Brown, Cassidy Brown, Nicholas Neuhart and Maxwell Myer; three step-grandchildren, Steve Wygle, Cheryl Starkey and Lori Creasup; five great-grandchildren; and a nephew, Jerry Tillett of Newark.

        Friends were received Friday at Thorn-Black Funeral Home, Quaker City, where services were held Saturday.

        Burial followed in Barnesville Northern Cemetery.

*Submitter’s Note:  The last name of her first husband was originally spelled NEUHARDT.  It was changed over the years.

 

Smith, Barbara A. Smith, nee Brigham

Source:  The Genealogical Collection of Geneva [Ohio] Library; Obit 44, page 51; 1 Mar 2002

        GENEVA TOWNSHIP -- Barbara A. Smith, 72, of West Maple Avenue, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at her home.

        She was born Nov. 20, 1929, in Willoughby, the daughter of Keston and Stella (Weber) Wahl Brigham.

        She had lived in Geneva Township for the past three years, previously living 30 years on River Glen Drive in Austinburg Township.

        Mrs. Smith was a graduate of Rock Creek High School.  She married George "Pete" Smith on April 30, 1949, in Woodsfield.

        She was a 15-year employee of the Ashtabula Rubber Company, retiring in 1985.

        Mrs. Smith participated in experimental research work with the Cleveland Clinic in cholesterol and vascular system research.

        She was a quiltmaker and loved to golf.  She most enjoyed being with and helping her children.

        Survivors include two daughters, Dianna M. Patterson of Jackson Center, Pa., and S. Barbara Schultz of Geneva; three grandchildren, Dalynee Sanborn, and Eric and Scott Schultz; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Corliss H. "Cork" Brigham of Eagleville, Roy C. Brigham of Portsmouth, N.H. and John C. Brigham of Eliot, Maine; and a sister, Carrol J. Gildersleeve of Austinburg Township.

        She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1998; three brothers, Keston Jr., Elmer, and Linn Brigham; and two sisters, Velda Grandbouche and Lois Timms.

        Service is 11 a.m. Monday at the Fleming Funeral Home Inc., 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, with the Rev. Bill McMinn of Eagleville Bible Church officiating.  Interment will be in Eagleville Cemetery.

        Calling hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

        Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P. O. Box 182039, Dept. 013, Columbus 43218. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

 

Smith, Barbara Ann Smith

Source:  Monroe County Beacon dated March 28, 2002:

       Barbara A. Smith, 72, West Maple Ave., Geneva Twp. died Feb. 28, 2002, at her home.  She was born Nov. 20, 19929, in Willoughby, a daughter of the late Keston and Stella Weber Wahl Brigham.  She had lived in Geneva Twp. for the past three years, previously living 30 years on River Glen Drive, Austinburg Twp.

       She was a graduate of Rock Creek High School.

       Surviving are two daughters, Dianna M. Patterson, Jackson Center, Pa., S. Barbara Schultz, Geneva; three grandchildren, Dalynne Sanborn, and Eric and Scott Schultz; two great-grand-children; three brothers, Corliss H. "Cork" Brigham, Eagleville, Roy C. Brighham, Portsmouth, N.H. and John C. Brigham, Eliot, Main; sister, Carrol J. Gildersleeve, Austinburg Twp.

       In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Laverne 'Pete' Smith. Lewisville, in 1998 whom she married April 30, 1949 in Woodsfield; three brothers, Keston, Jr., Elmer and Linn Brigham; tow sisters, Velda Grandbouche, Lois Timms.

       Services were held March 4 at Fleming Funeral Home, Jefferson, with Rev. Bill McMinn of Eaglesville Bible Church officiating.  Burial in Eagleville Cemetery.

       Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 182039, Dept. 013, Columbus, OH 43218

 

Smithberger, Ralph Smithbeger
Source--Marietta Times       Marietta, Ohio
Published--October  2002
    COLUMBUS - Ralph Smithberger, 84, of Columbus died Thursday , September 26, 2002.
    He was born November 8, 1917, in Bethel Township, Monroe County, to Clemens Paul and Elizabeth Theresa Arnold Smithberger. He graduated from Bethel Township High School in Monroe County in 1935, and attended Marietta Business College.
    He enlisted July 2, 1941, in the U.S. Army Air Corps at Patterson Field in Dayton, and served for five years, including one year overseas during World War II in aerial combat as a second lieutenant and B-17 navigator in the U.S. 8th Air Force, 95th Bomb Group, 334 Squadron, Horsham, England. He was shot down by German FW-190s on his fifth bombing run to Leipzig, Germany, and crash landed on May 29, 1944, near Wittenberg, Germany. He was imprisoned for eight months in Stalag Luft III at Sagan, and in Stalag 7A at Moosburg and liberated by troops of the 3rd Army, 14th Armored Division, under the command of Gen. George S. Patton on April 29, 1945. He was awarded the Purple Heart and European African Middle Eastern Campaign medals. He served in the Air Force Reserves from November 1945 to May 1949, and Ohio National Guard from May 1949 to May 1951, during the Korean War. He was featured in an article in The Columbus Dispatch on April 29, 1995.
    He was employed for 40 years with Franklin County Engineering Department, U.S. Veterans Administration and Farm Bureau Cooperative Association.
    He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Parish and recipient of the Columbus Diocese Catholic Bishop's Award. He was co-author of "A History of the Smithberger Family in America, 1840-1982," and president of the annual Smithberger reunion for 18 years.
    He is survived by his former wife, Lucille Handley Smithberger of Columbus; three daughters, Karen (Daniel) Royer of Columbus, Mary Smithberger of Sacramento, Calif., and Rita (Thomas) Heiby of Upper Arlington; two sons, Joseph (Linda) Smithberger of Pickerington and Thomas (Janis) Smithberger of Falls Church, Va.; one brother, Paul Smithberger of Marion; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Harold Smithberger; one sister-in-law, Melba Blowers Smithberger; and one son-in-law, Donald Barringer.
    A funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Victory Church. Burial was in Resurrection Cemetery in Columbus.  Egan-Ryan Funeral Home, 403 E. Broad St., Columbus, handled the arrangements.

 

Spangler, John S. Spangler
Source--Daily Jefferson   Cambridge, Ohio
Published--January 2002
          WOODSFIELD - John S. Spangler, 82, of the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky, formerly of Lewisville and Newbury, died Sunday , January 27, 2002 at the home.
          He was born June 8, 1919, in Lewisville, son of the late Theodore and Philomena (Kuhn) Spangler.
          Mr. Spangler was a retired electrician and a member of St. Helen Catholic Church, Newbury.
          He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served as corporal during World War II.
          He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria T. (Gruber) Spangler, on Sept. 26, 1986; and three brothers, Carl Spangler, Lawrence Spangler and Roman Spangler.
          He leaves two sons, Joseph Spangler of Newbury and Christopher Spangler of Chardon; a brother, Herman Spangler of Canton; and three grandchildren.
          Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield.
          Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church near Lewisville, with the Rev. Father David Gaydosik serving as celebrant.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, near Lewisville.

 

Spangler, Roman P. Spangler
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published--January 2002
          LEWISVILLE - Roman P. Spangler, 86, of 31476 Devoe Ridge Road died at 3:40 a.m. Sunday, January 20, 2002 at St. Joseph Hospice Center in Louisville, Ohio.
         He was born December 28, 1915, near Lewisville, Ohio (Burkhart), to Theodore and Philomena Kuhn Spangler. He was a retired farmer and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church near Lewisville.
         He is survived by two brothers, Herman Spangler of Canton and John Spangler of Sandusky; one niece, Sister Mary Ann Spangler; and four nephews, Paul Spangler, Robert Spangler, Joseph Spangler and Christopher Spangler.
         He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Carl Spangler and Lawrence Spangler.
         Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church near Lewisville with Father David Gaydosik as celebrant. Burial is in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery near Lewisville.  Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield. Vigil services are at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral.

 

Speidel, Bernice A. Speidel, nee Wilson

Source:  The Martins Ferry [Ohio] Times Leader; Sunday, 2 June 2002

        Bernice A. Wilson Speidel, 77, of N. 8th Street, Martins Ferry, Ohio, died Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at her residence.

        Bernice was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio on Thursday, August 28, 1924, a daughter of the late Joshua Albert and Hazel Alta (Stead) Wilson.

        She was a retired secretary/teacher's aide at Martins Ferry City Schools, Martins Ferry.

        She was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church Martins Ferry, a very active member, Sunday School Superintendent, Church Clerk, Sunday School Teacher and served on the Board of Missions and Christian Education.  She was a member of AARP, and served on the Board of Directors of Martins Ferry Model Cities.

        In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Irvin Speidel, one daughter, Audrey Joyce Lee and four sisters, Alberta Thornton, Betty Dowdell, Audra McCardle and infant sister Eleanor Wilson.

        Bernice is survived by two sons, James L. (Mary) Speidel, Prince George, Va.; SFC Jonathan M. (Stephanie Strauss) Speidel, Killeen, Texas; two daughters, Eleanor L. Shafer, St. Clairsville, Ohio; Irene C. West, Cheyenne, Wyo.; two brothers, Charles A. (Betty Lee) Wilson, Massillon, Ohio; James A. (Barbara "Joy") Wilson, Colonial Heights, Va.; one sister, Deborah K. (Paul) Curnes Sr., Martins Ferry, Ohio.  Also surviving are nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

        Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Keller Funeral Home, 615 Hanover Street, Martins Ferry, where friends will be received Sunday 5 to 8 p.m. and Monday 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. with Reverend Joe Sanders officiating.

        Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

        In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 306 Locust Street, Martins Ferry, Ohio 43935.

        Condolences may be made online by signing the guest book at www.kellerfuneralhome.com.

 

Stalder, Harold Irvin Stalder

Source: The Villisca Review, Villisca, Iowa; October 2002

        HAROLD  IRVIN  STALDER -Graveside memorial services were held October 19, 2002, at the Methodist Grove Cemetery, near Nodaway, IA.

        Harold Irvin Stalder was born December 17, 1918 in Nodaway Township, IA, to William Oscar and Rose A. (Harris) Stalder and died November 7, 2001, in State College, PA.

        He was a 1936 graduate of Villisca High School and Iowa State College.

        He was united in marriage to Mary DeCecco on June 2, 1956, in Avondale, PA where he worked 20 years at Burroughs Corporation in Paoli, PA, as an commuter engineer.  He retired in 1984.

        He had served in the U.S. Navy from March 3, 1942 until January 9, 1946, during WWII, he participated in the Philippine Liberation, Asiatic Pacific, American Theatre and European Theatre.  He was later recalled to duty during the Korean Conflict from August 28, 1951 to April 23, 1952.

        He enjoyed restoring antiques and woodworking.

        Preceding him in death were his parents, step sisters Ruby Greenfield and Esther Anderson and brothers Charles and Dale Stalder.

        Survivors include his wife, Mary of State College, PA; children, Donna Vojcsik and husband James of Palm City, FL, and John Stalder and wife Tamie of Merritt Island, FL; 4 step-grandchildren; sister Marie Pullen and husband Art of Villisca; step-sister Ruth Lampe of Winterset, IA; and a brother James Stalder and wife Bonnie of Greenfield, IA.

 

Stalder, Robert William Stalder

Source:  Monroe County, Ohio, newspaper; 12 Mar 2002

        Robert William Stalder, 79, Sardis, died March 11, 2002, in Veterans Hospital, Butler, Pa.  He was born Feb. 1, 1923 in Sardis, the son of the late Jacob and Caroline Gauding Stalder.

        He was a WW II Army veteran, a retired farmer, a member of American Legion Post 760, Hannibal and the VFW #9930 Duffy.

        Surviving are his wife, Clara Geokler Stalder; three sons, Richard (Linda) Stalder, Sardis, Douglas (Rhonda) Stalder, South Point, Stanley Stalder, Sardis; six grandchildren; sister, Marie Miller, Sardis.

        In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Grover Stalder; a son, Howard W. Stalder.

        Friends will be received March 13 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, Sardis, where funeral services will be held March 14, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Frank Conley officiating.

        Military Graveside services and interment in Apostolic Church Cemetery, Sardis.

 

Staley, Cecil W. CECE Staley

Source:  The Wheeling [West Virginia] News Register; 30 Dec 2002

        STALEY, Cecil W. "Cece", 97, of RD 2, "Minnie" New Martinsville, W. Va., died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at his home.

        He was born Nov. 4, 1905 in Chiselfinger Ridge, Wetzel County, W. Va.

        Cecil was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and he dearly loved the woods and farming.  He retired from the W. Va. Department of Highways and he was a farmer.  He was a former employee at Weirton Steel, the railroad and was an experienced timberman.  Cecil was a member of Trinity Methodist Church, Reader, W.Va. and former member of the ODD Fellows, Reader.

        He was preceded in death by his wife, Altia C. Yoho Staley; his mother, Tina Sible*; his adopted son, David Utt and Donal Yoho; two half brothers and two half sisters.

        Survivors include a son, Bernard M. (Nancy) Staley of New Martinsville; daughter-in-law, Lucy Utt of Tennessee; five grandchildren, Joyce (Sergio) Salazar of San Diego, Calif., Mark (Lorie) Staley of Tyler County, W.Va., John (Judy) Staley of New Martinsville, Kellie (Sam) Utt-Grubb of Florida, and Danny Utt of Tennessee; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; a sister-in-law, Betty Yoho of North Carolina; and four nieces, Donna, Beth, Kami and Jill.

        The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Grisell Funeral Home, 751 Third St., New Martinsville, where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Ron Acord officiating.  Interment in Fluharty Cemetery, New Martinsville.

*Submitter's Note:  This is Estella "Tina" Seibel.

 

Staley, Thomas Walter Staley

Source:  The West Virginian Times [Fairmount, West Virginia]; 29 or 30 Apr 2002

        Thomas Walter Staley, 56, of Fairmont died Sunday (April 28, 2002) at his home following a long illness.

        He was born Nov. 30, 1945, in Cleveland, Ohio, the only child of the late Calvin Jefferson and Ota Opal Frankhauser Staley.

        Mr. Staley served with the U.S. Marines for two years.  He lived most of his life in Ohio before settling in Fairmont five years ago.  While living in Ohio, he had worked as a general laborer and manager of a greenhouse.

        He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Sandy Staley; four sons, William C., Thomas W. Jr., Bobby L., and Jerry James Staley, all of Ohio; two stepsons, Larry and Gary Henderson, both of Fairmont; three daughters, Christine I., Darleen D. and Tammy A. Staley, all of Ohio; five grandchildren, Carla Dean, Larry Henderson II, Gary and Julie Parrish, and Mellissa Finch; four great-grandchildren, Brittany and Rebecca Dean, Alexis Grogg and January Finch, and an uncle, Joe Austin of Fairmont.

        In addition to his parents, Mr. Staley was preceded in death by a daughter, Thomasina M. Staley.

        Friends may call from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont.  Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Jack Roth officiating.  Burial will follow at the West Virginia National Cemetery at Pruntytown with military honors.

 

Standifer, Wanda L. Standifer (nee--Clegg)
Source--Marietta Times   Marietta, Ohio
Published--September  2002
    WOODSFIELD - Wanda L. Clegg Standifer, 86, of Ohio 536, Woodsfield, died Monday , September 23, 2002  at the Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, W.Va.
    She was born September 8, 1916, in Monroe County to Lawrence Ollom and Gertrude Bandi Ollom. She was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church.
    She is survived by one daughter, Karen McKelvey and her husband, Kenneth, of Woodsfield; two sisters, Verla Lude of Woodsfield and Inez McClellan of Woodsfield; two grandchildren, Brenda Roberts and her husband, Jim, of Woodsfield and Mike McKelvey of Woodsfield; two great-grandchildren, Justin and Chelsie Roberts; and two nephews, Gary McClellan and her husband, Cindy, of Woodsfield and Jerry McClellan of Woodsfield.
    She was preceded in death by her first husband, Bernard Clegg, in 1958; her second husband, Cecil Standifer, in 1987.
    Services are at 1 p.m. Friday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home in Woodsfield with the Rev. James Porter and Paul Eddy officiating. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield. Friends will be received from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the funeral home.

 

Steele, Hazel Marie Steele, nee Farrabee

Source Monroe County Beacon Feb 7, 2002

       Hazel Marie Steele, 90, Barnesville, Formerly of Fairview and Somerton, died Feb. 2, 2002, at the Barnesville Health Care Center.  She was born Sept 11, 1911, in Beallsville, a daughter of the late Homer and Emily Weekley Farrabee.

       She was a Protestant by faith, a homemaker, mother and an avid quilter.

       Surviving are three sons, Bob and wife Sandra, Fairview, Roy and his wife Becky, Barnesville, Paul, Kimbolton; step-son, James Franklin and wife Dottie, Akron, step-daughter, Mary Belle Steele, Louisville, OH; step-daughters-in-law, Betty Steele, Orlando, FL and Peggy Steele, Cuyahoga Falls; 28 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; special friend, Mrs. Charles (Harriett) Whiteley, Fairview.

       In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Steele, on Oct 7, 1987, step-sons, John and Joe Steele; brother, Frank Farrabee; sister Mae Fitzgerald; grandson and great-granddaughter.

       Friends were received Feb 5 at Campbell-Plumley-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville, where services will be held February 6 at 1 p.m., with Pastor Rodney West officiating.  Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery, Centerville, OH

 

Stejskal, Frank J. Stejskal

Source:  The Crete [Nebraska] News; 11 Sep 2002

        Frank John Stejskal, 73, of Fullerton, formerly of Ohiowa and Crete, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at the Beverly Health Care in Fullerton.

        He was born Jan. 16, 1929, at Ohiowa to Frank and Ella Koca Stejskal.  He attended school in Milligan through the 11th grade.  He enlisted in the Army from 1946 through 1949.  Frank married Barb Schell of York on May 20, 1955, and worked for Wilkin's Construction in Geneva for many years.  In the early sixties he moved to Crete where he worked in maintenance at Centennial Terrace and Doane College.  He later served as a security guard at Farmland Industries.

        Frank enjoyed watching football and basketball on TV.  He enjoyed visiting with family and friends and also enjoyed cooking and liked to make potato dumplings and kouba.  Over the years he had many pet dogs that were his companions.

        He is survived by his sisters, Helen Frycek of Mesa, Ariz., Velma Fikar of Crete; nieces and nephews, Larry Fikar and wife Donna, Gary and Jolene Fikar, Sherm Frycek and wife Maureen, Cheryl Mitchell; and several great nieces and nephews.

        He was preceded in death by his wife, Barb; parents; brothers-in-law, Albert Frycek and Lawrence Fikar.

        He was cremated and private family services will be held at Bohemian National Cemetery south of Milligan at a later date.  Memorials are directed to the family.

 

Stine, Catherine Copeland Stine nee Covert
Source—Newsclipping

Stine, Catherine Copeland, 82, Plainview Rd., Woodsfield, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2002 at Barnesville Hospital. She was born April 5, 1920 at Plainview Rd., Monroe County, Ohio, a daughter of the late James O. and Cora Blazer Covert.  She was a homemaker and member of the Plainview Church of Christ.

She is survived by one son, Steven Copeland and his wife, Patricia of Woodsfield; and her second husband, Robert D. Stine, Wooster; two step-children; six sisters, Edna Petty, Wooster; Flossie LeMasters, Moundsville; Ruth Pickens, Point Pleasnat, W.Va.; Nellie Conaway, Sommerdale, Ohio; Allie Stacy, Canton and Zelma Mercke of Holmesville; one brother, Gilbert Covert, Woodsfield; three grandchildren, Jessica, Jason and Alicia Copeland.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Lloyd Copeland in 1988; two sisters, Gladys Dometrovich and Martha Stine; two brothers, Norman Covert and George Stanley Covert.

Friends received at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield. Services were held at 11a.m., Dec.23, with Keith Jones officiating. Inteerment in the Plainview Cemetery, Woodsfield.

 

Sutter, Marjorie E. Sutter nee Wilkerson

Source:  Akron Beacon Journal (OH) - April 22, 2002 - D7 DEATH NOTICE

       Marjorie E. Sutter (Wilkerson) of Stow, died Saturday, April 20, 2002. An Akron native, Mrs. Sutter was a lifetime area resident. Preceded in death by her husband, Willard "Bill", she is survived by daughters, Marcia Haas (John) of Cuyahoga Falls, and Linda Jean Haas (Barry Brown); son, Douglas Larry Sutter, all of Texas; brother, Paul Wilkerson (Frances) of Akron; grandchildren, Angela Haas Sammons and Timothy Haas; great-grandchild, Emily Rose Sammon, all of Texas; and nephews.

        Calling hours will be TODAY from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dunn-Quigley-Ciriello & Carr, Stow Chapel (Dent Rd. at Rte. 91), where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuedsay, interment Stow Cemetery.

(Dunn-Quigley-Ciriello & Call, Stow Chapel, 330-688-3866.)

 

Thomas, Herman "Lloyd" Thomas

Source:  The Athens [Ohio] Messenger; 25 Jun 2002

        ALBANY -- Lloyd Thomas, 74, of Albany, died Saturday, June 22, 2002, at Mount Carmel West Hospital in Columbus.

        Born Aug. 4, 1927, in Athens, he was the son of the late Elmer and Myrtle Mendenhall Thomas.  He was a graduate of Albany High School and an Army veteran of World War II.  He retired from Columbus & Southern Ohio Electric Co.; was a member of Athens American Legion Post 21, Albany VFW  9893, Athens AMVETS Post 76, 40/8 Voiture 775, the color guard; was an Athens County Veterans Service Commission Officer; a member of Albany Masonic Lodge 723 F & AM and Aladdin Temple Shrine; and was a 32-degree Mason.

        He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Ella Jane Fridenmaker Thomas; sons Rusty (Sherry) Thomas of Athens and Randy Thomas of Albany; a daughter, Jan (D.J.) Lester of Hilliard; six grandchildren, Tyler and Tiffany Thomas, Katie and Courtney Thomas, and Travis and Michael Boggs; two brothers, Harley (Cora) Thomas of Chillicothe and Paul Thomas of West Virginia; and a sister, Helen (Edson) Parker of Albany.

        Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Opal Colburn.

        Services will be held Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Bigony-Jordan Funeral Home, Albany, with Pastor Denver Dodrill officiating.  Burial will be in Alexander Cemetery, with military graveside services to be conducted by K. T. Crossen American Legion Guard Unit, and the Albany and Athens VFW Posts.

        Friends may call at the funeral home today, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m., with 40/8 services to be conducted at 6 p.m. and Masonic services at 7 by Albany Masonic Lodge 723.

        In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Aladdin Temple Shrine, 3850 Stelzer Road, Columbus, 43219.

 

Thomas, Paul Russell Thomas

Source:  The Herald Dispatch [Huntington, West Virginia]; Thursday, 12 Sep 2002

        PAUL RUSSELL THOMAS, 71, of Milton, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, in Putnam General Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with the Rev. James W. Caldwell officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. He was born Dec. 10, 1930, a son of the late James and Myrtle Thomas. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Ann Thomas; one grandson, Timothy Corey Thomas; one sister, Opal Colburn, and one brother, Lloyd Thomas. He retired from Southeastern Gas Company and from Eastern States Oil and Gas. He was also an oil and gas inspector for the state of West Virginia for 10 years. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 9796, Milton, W.Va., and a 45-plus year member of the Masonic Lodge in Albany, Ohio. He is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Anna and Tim Armstead of Elkview and Angia Hughes of Milton; one son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Angel Thomas of Milton, W.Va.; one sister, Helen Parker of Albany, Ohio; one brother, Harley Thomas of Chillicothe, Ohio; six grandchildren, Bradley D. Thomas, Shannon K. Hughes, Kathleen A. Armstead, Angela M. Thomas, Mariah R. Thomas and Caleb J. Thomas. Military graveside rights [sic] will be conducted by VFW Post 9738, Guyandotte. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 12, 2002, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton. Online registry at www.heckfuneralhome.net.

 

Trainer, Ethelyn J. Trainer, nee Goodballet

Source:  The Palladium-Item [Richmond, Indiana]; Tuesday, August 27, 2002

        Ethelyn J. Trainer, 87,  353 S. 32nd St., Richmond, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002 at Reid Hospital.

        Born Sept. 30, 1914, to Harold T. and Jemima Single Goodballet, she was a homemaker.

        Survivors include daughters, Marilyn Andrews, Sue Boulware; son, John Trainer.

        No service is planned.  There will be no public visitation.  Doan & Mills Funeral Home, Richmond, is handling arrangements.

 

Tubaugh, Richard G. Tubaugh

Source:  The Barnesville [Ohio] Enterprise; 23 Oct 2002

        Richard G. Tubaugh, Beallsville, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2002 in Barnesville Hospital.  He was a carpenter with Marquart, Inc. of Wheeling and a member of Carpenters Local #3.

        He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Lela Jackson Tubaugh; a brother, Harry, and a sister, Alice.

        Surviving are his wife Myrna Lough Tubuagh [sic]; three sons, R. Allan (Nancy) Tubaugh of Mareitta, Donnie Tubaugh of Columbus and Rick (Tina) Tubaugh of Beallsville; a daughter, Renee (Keith) Beymer of Dayton; two brothers and 13 grandchildren.

        Friends were received Wednesday at the Harper Funeral Home, Beallsville, where services were held Thursday.  Burial followed in Jerusalem Cemetery.

 

Vannest, Lois E. Vannest, nee Hicklin

Source: The Bates Funeral Chapel, Oskaloosa, Iowa; March 2002

        Lois E. Vannest, of Oskaloosa, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at the Mahaska Hospital in Oskaloosa. She was born March 8,* 1908, in Mahaska County, the daughter of William and Bessie Denney Hicklin. Lois was married to Ivan Vannest December 25, 1927, near Rose Hill. He died July 8, 1992. During the Depression Lois worked for the W.P.A., cutting timber. Later, Lois and her husband farmed on their own farm north of Rose Hill for many years. Lois was a member of the Indianapolis Christian Church and the Loyal Neighbors Club. Lois loved the outdoors, especially traveling, gardening and taking fishing trips to Minnesota.

        She is survived by a son-in-law: Harlan Middlekauff of What Cheer; a grandson and his wife: Larry and Deb Middlekauff of Janesville, Iowa; a granddaughter: Lois L. Middlekauff and Mike Kepple of Waverly; 3 great-grandchildren: Amanda Boots, Brian Middlekauff, and Jason Middlekauff.

        Besides her husband, Lois was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter: Virginia Middlekauff; 3 brothers: Dwight Hicklin, Paul Hicklin, and Forrest Hicklin.

        The funeral service will be held Saturday, March 9, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. in the Bates Funeral Chapel at Oskaloosa, with the Reverend Frances Baumert officiating. Burial will be in the Springfield Cemetery near Delta. Visitation will begin Thursday after 4:00 p.m. and the family will be at the funeral home Friday evening from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m to greet friends and relatives.

*Submitter's Note:  The Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1857-1947, the U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2, and the Social Security Death Index all give her birth as 19 Mar 2007.

 

Virden, Albena Sagrilla Virden

Virden, Albena Sagrilla Virden, 93, of North Erie Street, Wheeling WVa, died Saturday, January 12, 2002, in Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling.

Albena was born Oct 23, 1908, in Hopedale, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles and Amelia Scopel Sagrilla.

She was a member of Thompson United Methodist Church, Wheeling: Island Mother’s Club; Island Garden Club; a volunteer at OVMC; and a Girl Scout Troop Leader for 40 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Paul Virden in 1967; two brothers and four sisters.

Albena is survived by her son, Thomas Virden and his wife, Sandra of Weston, WVA; a daughter, Martha Ellen Bieber and her husband, Raymond of York, OA; two brothers, Ernest Sagrilla of Powell, Wyo., and Don Sabrilla of Columbus, OH; three grandchildren, Rebecca Parker, Susan Rudolph and Timothy Virden; five great grandchildren, Kyle, Zachary and Sydney Rudolph; Josiah and Elias Parker.

Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday.  Interment in Beech Springs Cemetery, Hopedale OH.

Published in the Wheeling News-Register on Mon, Jan 14, 2002. 

 

Voland, Olive K. Voland, nee Tracy

Source:  Brown County [Indiana] Democrat; Wednesday, 24 April 2002

        Franklin Street resident Olive K. Voland died Tuesday morning, April 16, 2002, at the Brown County Health and Living Center.  She was 85.

        Born July 11, 1916, in Brown County, she was the daughter of James Everett and Murphy Tracy.

        She married Lloyd L. Voland, who died in 1976.

        A homemaker, Mrs. Voland was a member of the Brown County Historical Society.

        Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Sue Hall of Nashville; a son, Kenneth L. Voland of Florida; two sisters, Ruby Christie and Mary Pogue, both of Nashville; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

        She was preceded in death by a son, Morris Voland; a sister, Grace Bessire; and two brothers, George and James Tracy.

        A service was held Friday morning, April 19, at Nashville's Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home.

        Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery.

        Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Columbus, in care of Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home, 1682 North State Road 135, Nashville, Indiana, 47448.

 

Wallace, Clarissa Wallace (nee Stalder)

Source: Corning Free Press, Corning, Iowa; September 2002

        Corning--Clarissa Wallace, 87, of Corning died Sept. 23, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital in Omaha, Neb.  Services will be 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at United Methodist Church in Corning with the Rev. Andrew Rubenking officiating.  Burial will be in Nodaway Cemetery at Nodaway. Memorials may be directed to the United Methodist Church or Corning Public Library.

        Mrs. Wallace was born Dec. 19, 1914, in Brooks to John Frederick and Georgia Anna Roberts Stalder.  She married Marion Paul Wallace Dec. 31, 1933.  Mrs. Wallace was a homemaker and member of the Corning United Methodist Church.  She spent her life in Corning and the Adams County area.

        Survivors include two daughters, Marge (husband Harold) Voggesser of Maryville, Mo., and Marilyn Hollinrake of Corning; son Ron (wife Mary) Wallace of Elsberry, Mo.; brother Leo (wife Dixie) Stalder of Corning; two sisters, Leona (husband Dean) Kester and Evelyn Hardisty, all of Corning; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

        She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Marion Paul Wallace in 1997; brothers Melvin, Edgar and Alvin Stalder; infant sister; and brother-in-law Paul Hardisty.

 

Weber, Thelma M. Weber (nee--Ackerman)
Source--Marietta Times     Marietta, Ohio
Published--November  2002
    WOODSFIELD - Thelma M. Weber, 89, of West Church Street died Sunday November 10, 2002  at the Monroe County Care Center.  She was born February 15, 1913, in Monroe County to Henry and Birdie Ackerman. She was retired from the Woodsfield school district and worked as a "Gray Lady" with the Barnesville Hospital Ladies Auxiliary for 31 years.
    She was a member of the Woodsfield Homemakers, Eastern Star Lodge 268, Pythian Sisters and Woodsfield Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She was also a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ at Woodsfield, where she served on the Women's Guild, church council, and United Church of Christ Larger Parish.
    She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Leighton Weber; one daughter, Helen Marie Ring and her husband, Paul, of Woodsfield; one sister, Dorthea Burkhardt of Columbus; four grandchildren, Paula Ring (Bill Frank), Marc Ring (Helen Kay Ring), Matthew Ring (Greg Woods) and Andrew Ring (Lori Ring); and five great-grandchildren, Magan, Marissa, Zachary, Kelsey and Jacob Ring.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Abraham and Francis Ackerman; and four sisters, Deloris Thompson, Helen Pickens, Estella Taylor and Pauline Benton.
    Services are at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul's United Church of Christ at Woodsfield with the Rev. Richard Wilson officiating. Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield. Friends will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home in Woodsfield. Eastern Star Lodge services are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
    Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 303 S. Main St., Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.

 

Weber, William (Bill) Jacob Weber

Source:  Monroe County Beacon dated Thursday January 31, 2002

       William J. "Bill" Weber, Brooksville, FL. Died Jan 17 at Brooksville Hospice Center.  He was born June 20, 1920, in Lewisville, the son of William J. and Gertrude C Weber and grandson of the only village doctor in Lewisville.

       He was the owner and founder of the lighted house number which graces more than 300 homes in Brooksville and 15 states plus Canada.  As a young man, he was sent off to fight for his country during WW II.  He was assigned to the 65th Infantry Division of Patton's 3rd Army in Germany.  During his two year service to his country, Bill earned many medals including the Bronze Star, The Army Good Conduct Medal, the American Campaign Medal, the European Medal with two battle Stars, the WW II Occupation Medal German Bar.  He was an expert rifleman.

       Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Catherine; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Shirley) Wittman, Raytown, MO, Mrs. Cotton (Bonnie) Stamford, Spring, Texas; two Granddaughters, Linda, Kansas City, MO, Angel Rychlik, Houston, Texas; great granddaughter, Jessica, Kansas City; two grandsons, Curtis and Matthew Samford, The Woodslands, Texas; three great-grandsons, Cody, Ty and Evan, The Woodslands.

       He was preceded in death by a son, William Junior; seven brothers and sisters.

       A celebration of Bill's life was held on Jan. 24 for friends and loved ones.  Burial was in Florida National Cemetery.

 

Weddle, Elmer I. Weddle
Source--Monroe County Beacon     Woodsfield, Ohio

Weddle, Elmer I., 70, Plainview Rd., Woodsfield, died Dec.26, 2002 in University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh. He was born June 3, 1932 in Monroe County, a son of the late William A. Weddle and Dorcas Febus Weddle.

Surviving are his wife, Madelyn S. Cline Weddle, whom he married on Nov. 26, 1955; two sons, Chester Weddle , Minerva; Danny Weddle and his wife Donna, Lewisville; three daughters, Mrs. Gary (Brenda) Daugherty, Minerva; Mrs. Roger (Linda) Hoke, Woodsfield; Mrs. Steven ( Patricia) Copeland, Woodsfield; six brothers, Wiley Weddle, Woodrow Weddle, Ray Weddle, all of Woodsfield; Alvis Weddle, Marietta, David Weddle, Curtis, Ohio; Paul Weddle, Graysville; four sisters, Mrs. Lester (Jane) Kenney, Ambridge, Pa.; Mrs. Lewis (Mary) Hines, of Corbin, Ky.; Eleanor Day, Millersburg; Mrs.Gerald (Beryl) Christman, Woodsfield; eight grandchildren, Loretta, Jessica,Brian, Jason, Danielle, Darrell, Darlene, Alicia, soon to be grandson-in-law, Paul Somers; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Lemuel Weddle, Samuel Weddle, William Weddle, Forrest Weddle; sister Ida Piatt.

Friends were received at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Dec. 29, where services were held Dec.30, with Minister Keith Jones officiating. Burial in Plainview Cemetery, near Woodsfield.

 

Welch, Meri C. Welch (Morey)
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published-June 24, 2002
          LEWISVILLE - Meri C. Welsh, 56, of 49901 Township 15, Lewisville, died Friday , June 21, 2002 at her home. She was born December 30, 1945, in Vintondale, Pa., to Julius and Martha Harkins Morey. She was a former registered nurse, having worked labor and delivery at St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville, Ohio. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at Miltonsburg, Ohio. She loved gardening, world travel and raising sheep on the farm. She is survived by her husband, Robert F. Welsh, whom she married Nov. 26, 1966; two daughters, Kathleen M. Hurst and her husband, Byron, of Hudson, Ohio, and Amy Ann Welsh of San Diego, Calif.; one son, Robert P. Welsh and his wife, Michele, of Baltimore, Md.; her father of Vintondale, Pa.; two sisters, Judy Minzer of Fayetteville, Pa., and Amy Gorman of Gettysburg, Pa.; and six grandchildren, Aubri, Cameron and Brandon Hurst, Ethan Welsh, and Autumn and Grayson Welsh.
         She was preceded in death by her mother and one grandson, Collin Hurst.
         Mass of Christian burial was to be celebrated at 11 a.m. today at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Miltonsburg with the Rev. Jason Prati officiating. Burial is in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery.
         Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Miltonsburg-Calais Road, Woodsfield, Ohio 43793; or Washington County Home Nursing Service and Hospice, 900 Third St., Marietta, Ohio 45750-9913. Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield is in charge of arrangements.

 

West, John "Bill" William West
Source--Times Recorder    Zanesville, Ohio
Published--April  2002
          WESTERVILLE -- John William (Bill) West, 86, of Westerville, formerly of Belmont, died Saturday, April 6, 2002 at Alter Care Nursing Home Westerville.
          He was born September 21, 1915, in Malaga, the son of the late Dale and Ethel Brown West. Bill was former owner of the Belmont Slaughterhouse and later worked with the David Davies Meat Packing Co. of Columbus.
          He retired from Duff's Smorgasbord, was a graduate of Belmont High School, a member of the New Concord United Methodist Church, a member of Hazen Masonic Lodge No. 251 of Bethesda and the Osiris Shrine of Wheeling, W.Va.
          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Ruth Witschy West.
      Surviving are his best friend and companion dog, Sunny; one son, John W. West II and wife, Diann, of Akron; one daughter, Ann Geiger of Dublin; grandchildren, Krista and husband, Doug, Greg and wife, Alicia, Heidi and husband, Jimmy, John III and wife, Kelly; seven great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins, one sister, Edith Huston of Shelby; and one brother, Harry Dale West of Las Vegas.
          Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 322 N. Main St., Bethesda.
          Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
          Burial will be in Belmont Cemetery. Hazen Masonic Lodge will have services at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Wheeler, Rodney D. Wheeler

Rodney D. Wheeler, 45, of Bethesda, died Wednesday (Nov. 6, 2002) in Columbus.  He was born May 22, 1957, in Alliance, son of Mrs. Cliff (Sylvia) Huntsman Spencer and the late Samuel H. Wheeler.  Mr. Wheeler was an employee of Seminole Tubular in Cambridge and was a member of the East Main Street Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Stanley and Laura Wheeler and Earl Huntsman.

He leaves his loving wife, Jennifer (Sampson) Wheeler, a son Bradley Wheeler of the home; two daughters, Amy and Stephanie of the home; two brothers, David Wheeler of Bethesda and Samuel W. Wheeler of north Carolina; and his grandmother Edna Huntsman of St. Clairsville.

Calling hours were held Saturday.  Services were held Sunday at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville. Burial followed in Crestview cemetery, Barnesville.  Memorial contributions may be made to Quaker City volunteer fire department.

 

Whitsell, Delbert L. Whitsell

Source:  Cambridge [Ohio] Jeffersonian; Tuesday, 28 May 2002 

        Delbert L. Whitsell, 82, of Cambridge, died Saturday (May 25, 2002) at Cambridge Health and Rehabilitation Center, where he had been a resident for 22

 months.
        He was born Nov. 3, 1919, in Middlebourne, son of the late Robert and Ida Mae (Tedrick) Whitsell.
        Mr. Whitsell had worked at Timken Roller Bearing in Canton. He was a dairy farmer and a had a sawmill and logging business. He retired in 1983.
        He was Methodist by faith and a U.S. Army veteran of having served in World War II.
        He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret (Baker) Whitsell, on Jan. 10, 2000. They were married June 26, 1958. Also deceased are a daughter Shirley Hostetler; six brothers, Clifton, Orville, Clarence, Russell, Wilbur and Glenn; two sisters, Wilda Watson and Viola Vance.
        He leaves a son, Larry (Kathy) Leach of Kimbolton; five grandchildren, Tom Leach, Heath Leach and Russell Lowry, all of Cambridge, Aaron Lowry of Kimbolton and Jerry Roe of Massillon; two great-grandchildren, Brittney Lowry and Jennifer Roe; a great-grandson, Jason Roe; two sisters, Mrs. Dwight (Alberta) Stewart of Grove City and Mrs. Clyde (Lucille) Patrick of Cambridge; several nieces and nephews.
        Friends may call from 3 to 7 P.M. Wednesday at Thorn-Black Funeral Home, Cambridge, where services will be 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Beth Stillwagon officiating. Burial will be in Old Washington Cemetery.

 

Wilson, Dorothy Wanita Wilson (nee--Burkhart)
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published--April 1, 2002
    WOODSFIELD - Dorothy Wanita Burkhart Wilson, 74, of Ohio 145, Woodsfield, died Sunday, March 31, 2002  at the Barnesville Hospital.
    She was born January 3, 1928, in Woodsfield to Edward K. and Emma L. Brown Burkhart. She was a waitress and a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Everett Richard Burkhart Sr.; her second husband, Bruce O. Wilson; one brother, Edward D. Burkhart; and one sister, Emma Mae Burkhart.
   She is survived by two sons, Everett R. Burkhart and his wife, Adrianne, of Woodsfield, and Edward C. Burkhart of Lewisville; three daughters, Norma J. Rucker and her husband, Ronald, of Beallsville, and Nancy C. Miller and her husband, Dennis, and Tammy J. Rush, both of Woodsfield; two brothers, John "Fritz" Burkhart of Rittman, Ohio, and Clarence S. Burkhart of Woodsfield; one sister, Mrs. Frank (Josephine) Christman Sr. of Woodsfield; 13 grandchildren, Ryan and Whitney Burkhart, Natasha Rucker, John Miller, Stacy Goddard, Christopher Miller, Jennifer, Jessica and Jamie Burkhart, and Kyle, Kodie, Kaleb and Kage Rush; and four great-grandchildren.
   Services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home at 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, with Father Samuel Saprano officiating. Burial is in Miltonsburg Cemetery in Miltonsburg, Ohio. Friends will be received from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Wilson, Mabel Dorothy Wilson (nee--Deist)
Source--Marietta Times    Marietta, Ohio
Published--April 30, 2002
          LOWELL - Mabel Dorothy Wilson, 94, of Third Street died at 7 a.m. Monday , April 29, 2002 at the Marietta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
         She was born September 18, 1907, in Trail Run, Monroe County, to George and Mary Deist. She had lived in the Lowell area most of her life.  She had taught for 25 years in the Newport and Waterford schools. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Church and had served on the church council. She was a graduate of Ohio University. She was a 50-year member of Order of Eastern Star 272 at Lowell and Washington County Retired Teachers Association.
         She is survived by one son, George A. Wilson and his wife, Louella, of Lowell; one granddaughter, Melissa Cogswell and her husband, Ben, of Lowell; and two great-grandsons, Harry Wilson "Will" Cogswell and Max Chancellor Cogswell.
         On Aug. 20, 1931, she married Covert O. "Tobe" Wilson. He died in May 1955. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Rose West and Hilda Long; and one brother, Alfred Deist.
         Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Evangelical Church with Pastors James Fernihough and Gale Lauderman officiating. Burial is in Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Lowell Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home and for one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.
         Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Church, P.O. Box 303, Lowell, Ohio 45744; or the L-A Fire and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 406, Lowell, Ohio 45744

 

Winland, Grethel L. Winland

    Grethel L. Winland, 84, Woodsfield, formerly of Graysville, Died June 16, 2002 in Monroe County Care Center, Woodsfield.  She was born Oct 27, 1917, in Knox County, a daughter of the late Jim and Mary Edith Dillon Smith.

    She was a homemaker and a member of the Graysville Church of Christ, Graysville.

    Surviving are five sons, Don Winland and his wife, Brenda; Roy Winland and his wife, Ila May, all of Ashland; Floyd Winland and his wife, Patsy; Walter Winland and Carl Winland and his wife Linda all of Graysville; two daughters Norma Jean Pentello, Reynoldsburg, Pamela Winland, Woodsfield; brother, Lloyd Smith; three sisters Maggie McLaughlin, Helen Patton all of Mansfield and Frances Dillon, New Philadelphia; 18 grandchildren; 32 great-graandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon "Peanut" Winland; three brothers, Bill, Bob, and Ralph Smith; granddaughter, Angela Pentello.

    Friends were received June 18 at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where services will be held at 2 p.m., June 19, with Roy Winland and Harold Kinney Jr., officiating.  Burial will follow in the Graysville Church of Christ, Graysville.

 

Witten, Marjorie Frances Witten (nee--Bradfield)
Source--Times Recorder   Zanesville, Ohio
Published--March 2002
          MARIETTA -- Marjorie Frances Witten, 82, died Monday, March 25, 2002, surrounded by family at her home.  Born September 26, 1919, in Monroe County, she was a daughter of Sam and Lydia Bradfield.
          She married Ralph Witten on Dec. 16, 1942, in Ravenna, where they both worked at the time. She was the Matriarch of the Witten Farms market of Beverly and she and her husband started farming on the Ohio River near Fly.  In 1958, they moved their business and their children to the present location near Beverly.
          Her husband, Ralph, of 59 years survives. Also surviving are five daughters, Carol Witten of Richmond, Calif., Barbara (Roger) Schaad of Beverly, Sue (Rick) Whitacre of Zanesville, Polly Ann (Larry) Campbell of Lowell and Debbie (Marty) Witten Dematteis of Jamestown, Pa.; two sons, Jerry (Bonnie) Witten of Lowell and Ralph Witten Jr. of Lowell; seven
grandsons; three granddaughters; two great-granddaughters; and two great-grandsons.
         Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home in Marietta.
      Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Zack Waite officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park.

 

Workman, Homer Elroy Workman
Source--Marietta Times     Marietta, Ohio
Published--January 2002
    WOODSFIELD - Homer Elroy Workman, 67, of Flauhaus Ridge Road died Sunday, January 20, 2002 at the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
    He was born in Monroe County to Homer M. and Eunice Hinderlong Workman.  He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was retired from Conalco Corp. at Hannibal. He was a member of Laings Presbyterian Church, Center Grange, American Legion Post 0760 at Hannibal, Senior Citizens Group at Clarington, and Christian Singles & Doubles at New Martinsville, W.Va.
   He is survived by his wife, Caroline Lively Workman; two sons, Trent Workman and Keith Workman; one daughter, Lesia Stone; his mother of Laings; one sister, Darlene Quails of Woodsfield; seven stepchildren; two grandchildren; 14 stepgrandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
  He was preceded in death by his father.
  Services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, with Pastor Michael Anderson officiating.  Burial is in Oaklawn Cemetery at Woodsfield with military graveside services. Friends will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Center Grange services are at 6 p.m. today at the funeral home

 

Yontz, Ronald Lee Yontz
SOURCE: Canton Repository     Canton, OH     20 June 2002
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
       Ronald Lee Yontz, age 57, of Canton, OH., died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at his home from a courageous battle with cancer. Born April 1, 1945, at Lewisville, Ohio (Monroe County, OH); he has lived in the Canton area most of his life. His parents were the late William J. and Nellie G. (Ritterbeck) Yontz. He retired in 1999 from Montgomery Safety Products of Canton, formerly Wilson Rubber Co., where he worked in Production. He was a member of A.A.A. of Stark County, Ohio and the United Rubber Workers of America. Survivors include special friend, Larry Thorne, Canton, OH; daughter, Helen Yontz, Canton, OH; brothers, Raphael Yontz, Jerusalem, OH., Dale Yontz, Woodsville, OH; several nieces and nephews; special family: Kenneth and Beth Thorne, Canton South, OH., Margaret Sedlock, Canton, OH. He was preceded in death in addition to his parents by a brother, Joseph Yontz; sisters, Leona Michael, Thelma Hohman and Bertha Michael. Services will be held Saturday, June 22, 2002, at 3:00 p.m. in the Lebold Funeral Home, 248 Park Ave. SW, Bolivar, OH. Calling hours 1:00-3:00 p.m., with funeral service to follow at 3:00 p.m. in the funeral home, Deacon Lyn Houze will officiate. Cremation to follow funeral service. Donations may be made to Aultman Hospice, 4510 Dressler Rd. NW, Canton, OH 44718.

 

Young, Donald L. Young, 56, Pataskala, died unexpectedly March 23, 2002, at his home.  He was born in Monroe County, September 12, 1945, a son of the late Lewis and Margaret Young.

       He was a former Reynoldsburg resident for 22 years, worked for 16 years at Western Electirc/AT&T, currently employed by General Electric Super Abrasives, and served six years in the U.S. Army Reserves.

       Surviving are his wife of 33 years, Bonnie Decker Young; three sons, Brent, Chad and Chris Young; three grandchildren, Devan, Taylor and Taygan; brother Bob and his wife, Eleanor Young; two sisters, Mrs Glen (Juanita) Stalder and Mrs. Mark (Sue) Martinka.

       Friends were received March 26 at Cotner Funeral Home, Reynoldsburg, where services will be held March 27, at 11:30 a.m.

 

Zambo, Thomas John Zambo

Source:  The Wichita [Kansas] Eagle - Saturday, November 16, 2002

        Zambo, Thomas John, 50, El Dorado Correctional Facility employee, died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002. Service 4 p.m. Tuesday, St. John's Catholic Church.

        Survivors: wife, Laura; sons, Justin of Lenexa, Ryan of Lyons; daughter, Casie Powell of Newton; stepson, Benjamin Nelson of El Dorado; stepdaughter, Sara Nelson of Hutchinson; mother, Hilda Zambo of Bethlehem, Pa.; brothers, Francis of Tucson, Robert of Bethlehem, Pa.; three grandchildren. Memorial established with St. John's Catholic Church. Kirby-Morris Funeral Home.

 

Zonker, Harry "Pete" Zonker
Source--Daily Jeffersonian    Cambridge, Ohio
Published--January 2002
    WOODSFIELD - Harry V. "Pete" Zonker, 94, of Woodsfield, died Monday January 14, 2002 at the Monroe County Care Center, Woodsfield.  He was born June 7, 1907, in Bellaire, son of the late Homer and Mary Elizabeth (Harper) Zonker.  Mr. Zonker was a retired welder, having served as owner and operator of the former Pete's Welding in Woodsfield for 40 years. He was a member of Woodsfield United Methodist Church, where he served as an usher for several years.
   He was a member of Stafford Lodge 300 F&AM, the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Cambridge, and Huffman Grange.
   He was preceded in death by his wife, Fannie L. (Dickson) Zonker, on July 31, 2001; two sisters, Gladys Motter and Lillian Fox; five brothers, Robert, Ray, Darrel, Roy and John Zonker.
   He leaves two brothers, George Zonker of Woodsfield, and Kenneth Zonker of Houston, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
   Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where services will be 1 p.m. Friday with Pastor Travis Christman and the Rev. Dwaine Denis officiating. Masonic services will be conducted by Stafford Lodge 300 F&AM Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
   Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery, Lewisville.   Memorial contributions may be made to Woodsfield United Methodist Church, c/o Organ Fund, 136 N. Main St., Woodsfield, OH 43793.

 

Zucal, Judy Jean Zucal, nee Christman

Source:  The Canton [Ohio] Repository; 9 Mar 2002 [photo]

        Judy Jean (Christman) Zucal, age 61, of Canton, died Wednesday morning in her home following an extended illness.  Daughter of the late Irvle and Dorothy (Morris) Christman.  She was a life resident of the Canton area and was formerly employed by Aultman Hospital as a nurse for 12 years.  A 1958 graduate of Canton South High School and a 1976 graduate of Aultman School of Nursing.  She was also preceded in death by a cousin, Betty Morgan, whom she cared for.  Survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Karen Lynn-Fisher and Thomas Fisher of Canton and Kathy Jo Lynn of Canton; three grandchildren, Abbagail Marion, Samuel Johnson and Spencer Fisher; one brother and sister-in-law, Warren and Deborah Christman of Navarre; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Joann and Ronald DiNarda, Sally Greene, Carol  Tolbert, Sue and Clark Froelich, all of Canton; numerous nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Thelma Lynn of Canton.  Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home on S. Cleveland Ave. with Stephen W. Kimbrel officiating.  Interment in Melscheimer Cemetery.  Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

(Kreighbaum-Sanders, 330-484-2525)

 

 

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