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Champaign County Obituaries A

SURNAMES of Deceased as Listed (Alphabetically):
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ADAMS -- SPRINGFIELD NEWS-SUN, Sunday, July 5, 1970
Urbana -- Mrs. Rowena ADAMS, 76, of 429 Buckeye St. died at 5:30 a.m. Saturday in her residence. She had been in failing health for a number of years.
She was born in Anna, O., June 23, 1894, daughter of Elijah and Stella COPELAND. She was a member of St Paul AME Church.
Survivors include her husband Harold M. ADAMS; daughter, Mrs. Edward (Evelyn) HOWELL of Urbana; son, Thomas ADAMS of Dayton; brother, Clint COPELAND of Anna; sister, Mrs. Frances WHITE of River Rouge, Mich., and two grandsons, 11 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews. One son and daughter preceded her in death.
Friends may call at the James Harvey Funeral Home, Urbana, from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. The body is to be taken to the St. Paul AME Church at noon Tuesday for services at 2 p.m. with Rev. Wesley MATHEWS, pastor, presiding. Burial is to be in Oak Dale Cemetery.



Aleshire, Joyce Ann Baker Urbana Daily Citizen, Saturday, 10 April 2010

Joyce Ann Aleshire, 79, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at the Forest Glen Health Campus following a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on January 15, 1931 in South Charleston, Ohio the daughter of Sylvan Pearl and Nora Catherine (Rockel) Baker.

She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-three and a half years, Robert Elmo Aleshire on March 12, 2005.

She graduated from Westville High School class of 1949. In the 1950s Joyce Ann worked at the Champaign National Bank as a teller. The rest of her life she worked diligently to raise her three children and support her loving husband.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Rita Jo and Tim Wisecup of Yellow Springs, two sons and daughters-in-law, Brent and Nancy Aleshire of West Chester, and Brad and Julie Aleshire of London; grandchildren: Brandi Aleshire, Shannon Door, Jessica Aleshire, Kaylee Aleshire, Leah and Scott Aleshire, and Brittany and Jonathan Wisecup; great grandchildren, Alex and Hunter Payton, Dakota and Cameo Burton, and Emalee Door; one sister and brother-in-law, Verna Mae and Leland Dooley of Springfield, one brother and sister-in-law, Lamar and Kay Baker of Urbana, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friend, Sara Crabill.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Sunday, April 11, 2010 from 2-5 p.m. in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home where services will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend Lee Stanley officiating.

Entombment will be in the Rose Hill Mausoleum.

The family wishes to thank Forest Glenn, Community Mercy Hospice, and the many caregivers throughout her illness.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Mercy Hospice, 444 W. Harding, Springfield, OH 45504 or the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 454206.

ANCY --Urbana Daily Citizen August 15 or 16th 1995
Linda Sue Ancy, 50, Forth Worth, Texas, died on Monday Aug 14, 1995 in Ft. Worth Tx. She was born on Nov 13, 1944, in Urbana, the daughter of Martin Melvin and Violet Iona Wood Fox. She was a graduate of Urbana High School, and worked for the U.S. Air Force for 12 years before moving to Texas in 1974. She worked for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance for four years, General Dyamics for 15 years, and the city of Fort Worth for 2 years. She enjoyed cooking, horse racing and football and was an avid fan of Texas Christian University athletics. She is survived by her husband, Jim Ancy, Fort Worth, three step sons, Mike Ancy Burleson of Texas, and Jon and Steve Ancy both of Ft. Worth, a step daughter, Suzanne Ancy Austin,...........this is where the page ends

APPLE -- ST. PARIS NEWS-DISPATCH, Thurs. 9 January 1930
Word was received by Perry F. APPLE of the death of Jacob APPLE at his home at Midland, Michigan, on January 1. The funeral was held last Friday with burial at that place.
Mr. APPLE was 75 years of age and was the son of David and Katherine KNULL APPLE, pioneer residents of this locality. He is survived by his wife, two sons and one daughter.

AMMON -- ST. PARIS NEWS-DISPATCH, Thurs. April 3, 1890
Mrs. Wm. AMMON , aged about 69 years, died Saturday. She has been ailing for several years and fell recently while walking across the floor of her home, dislocating her shoulder. It is thought she was paralyzed since then, which hastened her death. She was a sister of Mrs. Joseph BUROKER and a highly esteemed lady. The funeral was held Monday at the Millerstown Baptist church. Rev. J. T. Kite officiated. Interment at Spring Grove. Mr. AMMON , her husband, is very low and not expected to live.

APPLE -- ST. PARIS NEWS-DISPATCH, Thurs. 7 August 1924
Solomon APPLE Jr., son of Solomon APPLE Sr., and Catherine SNAPP APPLE, was born in Jackson twp., Ohio, June 11, 1835 and departed this life July 29, 1924 at the age of 89 years one month and 18 days.
Mr. APPLE was the third child, the second son, but was the last of his family to be called in his ripe old age, two of his brothers and sisters dying in infancy and others around the age of 70 to 72 years.
Born and reared in Jackson twp., he received his education in a little log school house in that neighborhood and from the days of his youth was a helpful factor in the development of the home farm and the life of the community.
On September 25, 1861 he was married to Miss Francis KESLER by the Rev. Chas. G. REICHERT. To this union was born one son, Perry Franklin.
All of his married life, excepting about two years was spent on the farm where he died. His wife died about ten years ago. For the last seven years his granddaughter, Mrs. Oto GIBSON has made her home with him and kept house for him.
Mr. APPLE united with the Lutheran church by baptism on July 8, 1835 under the pastorate of Rev. Mr. Phillip PENCE. He was confirmed in the faith of the Evangelical Lutheran church on the 2nd of October by the Rev. Mr. G. B. SHAEFFER and remained true to his vows until death.  He leaves to mourn their loss, one son, Perry, one granddaughter, and one great-granddaughter, together with a host of friends.

Mrs. Ella RICHESON ARBOGAST , 87, died at 11 p.m. Sunday at her home in Christiansburg.
She was born in Champaign county and had spent her enitre life in Christiansburg. She was the widow of Arthur ARBOGAST .
Survivors include two sons C. C. ARBOGAST , St. Paris and E. C. ARBOGAST , Dayton and a brother, J. C. RICHESON, St. Paris.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the residence and were conducted by Rev. A. O. LONG. Burial was in Honey Creek cemetery in charge of Bert Richeson funeral director.

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