Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for December 1925 thru December 1926


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JUNG, OCONNOR, SHEPARD, SHEPHERD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 1, 1925

We don't know the actual death day for this person. It was not included with the obituary. Mrs. Mary O'CONNOR, 32, of 4369 Columbus av., died at 4:35 a.m. Tuesday at the district tuberculosis hospital She was born and reared in Springfield, where she had lived all her life. She was a member of the St. Bernard Church. She leaves her husband, Thomas O'CONNOR; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig JUNG of this city; one sister, Mrs. R. G. SHEPHERD (should be SHEPARD) of Springfield and five brothers, Joseph, Charles, Lewis, Henry and Albert all of this city. Funeral services will be held at the St. Bernard Church at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be made in St. Bernard cemetery.

ILIFF Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 26, 1925

Mrs. Callie ILIFF, 65, a resident of the Knights of Pythias Home for the Aged for the last four years, died at the home in W. High st., at 9 a.m. Friday. She was formerly a resident of Clifton, O. A short funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the home, and funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Clifton M. E. church at Clifton. Burial will be made in the Clifton cemetery.

MCMAHON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 26, 1925

George M'MAHON Called By Death. Springfield Man Succumbs To Stroke In Local Depot. George MCNAHON, 72, of 126 West Jefferson Street, died at 8 p.m. Friday in the rest room of the local Big Four railroad station, death being caused by apoplexy, according to Coroner Theodore Schaefer who examined the body. He is survived by two sons, Carroll F. MCMAHON, of 201 North Belmont Avenue, and Glenn MCMAHON of Tremont City. Mr. MCMAHON left his home about 7:30 p.m. Friday and went directly to the railroad station, according to information gained by local police. The police department was notified about 8 p.m. that a man had fallen in the depot, and Detectives Hill, Edgington, Shuman and Roberts, who investigated, found Mr. MCMAHON dead. The body was removed to the Schaefer undertaking parlors in South Limestone Street. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Schaefer's funeral parlors. Burial will be in Rector Cemetery, one mile north of Tremont City.

BLACK, COSS, FUNK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 2, 1926

Mrs. Lola M. FUNK, 67, died at 8 a.m. Friday at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Charles A. BLACK, 700 N. Belmont av. She had been in failing health for several years. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. BLACK, at whose home she died, and Mrs. Harry D. COSS, also of Springfield; two sons, John F. FUNK and David H. FUNK, of Philadelphia. Mrs. FUNK, who was a member of the Central M.E. Church, has been a resident of Springfield for over 40 years. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday from the residence of the daughter at 700 N. Belmont av. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.

SHAY, SHEETS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 7, 1926

John SHAY, 60, died of heart trouble at his home, 711 Burt st., at 6 a.m. Thursday after an illness of several weeks. He is survived by four sisters, Mrs. C. E. SHEETS, and the Misses Mary, Elizabeth and Catherine SHAY and three brothers, Timothy, William and Charles, all of Springfield. The body was removed to the O'Brien funeral parlors.

CUMMINGS, GOTWALD, PONTIUS, SMALL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, February 5, 1926

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Rev. F.G. GOTWALD Dies Suddenly in Harrisburg, Pa. Rev. Dr. Frederick G. GOTWALD, 57, founder of the Fifth Lutheran Church of this city, dropped dead Thursday night in Harrisburg, Pa., according to information received by his brother, Robert C. GOTWALD. Dr. GOTWALD’s home was in York, Pa. where he was born. Rev. GOTWALD was one of the leaders in the United Lutheran church of America, and at the time of his death was general secretary of the Lutheran board of that church, occupying that position for the last fifteen years. He was a former editor of Lutheran World. He was a graduate of Wittenberg college and of the Hamma Divinity school of that college. Upon his graduation he laid plans for the formation of a new Lutheran church in Springfield, which became the present Fifth Lutheran charge (sic). He was pastor of that church for a number of years, it being the only pulpit of which he ever had active charge. He resigned that office fifteen years ago to assume the duties of the general board post. He was highly respected by all who knew him and did much to further the cause of Lutheranism in America. He was quiet and unassuming and ever ready to lend a helping hand. His death will be regretted by hosts of friends. He leaves as survivors, his widow, Julia Small GOTWALD; two sons, Rev. Luther GOTWALD, a missionary in India, and David GOTWALD, a business man in York. Pa.; and a daughter, Miss Mary GOTWALD, a student at the University of Illinois; four grandchildren, one brother, Robert C. GOTWALD of the sister and two sisters, Mrs. Glen M. CUMMINGS of Cleveland and Mrs. Hubert PONTIUS of Canton. Mr. GOTWALD, Rev. Dr. William K. GOTWALD and Prof. Robert H. HILLER will leave Friday night for York.

ARGABRIGHT, MCMILLEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 1, 1926

Page 13. Mrs. Mary MCMILLEN, 83, died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 1926, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William A. ARGABRIGHT, 1745 Stratford Place. Funeral services will be held at that residence at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.

ALBIN, HARNISH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 1, 1926

Page 13. Amos M. HARNISH, 87, a former resident of this city, died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1926, at his home in Dayton. The body will be brought to the city and taken to the home of Mr. HARNISH's daughter, Mrs. Charles A. ALBIN, 136 N. Wittenberg av.

WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 1, 1926

Page 13. Mrs. Margaret A. WILLIAMS, 85, died at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 1926 at the home of her son in Clifton st., of injuries sustained in a fall last week. The body was removed to the Jackson funeral home, from where the funeral cortege will move at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Further funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Fletcher chapel. Burial will be made in the Fletcher Chapel cemetery.

TIBBS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 1, 1926

Tillman TIBBS, 82, was found dead in bed at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 1926, at his home, 725 Miami st. Funeral services will be held at the Patterson funeral parlors at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery

TURNER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 1, 1926

Page 13. Mrs. Vina TURNER, 67, died at midnight, Sunday, Feb. 28,1926. (Rest of death notice cut off).

HORTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, March 3, 1926

Page 9. Esther Mae HORTON, the eleven month old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Ira HORTON, former residents of Springfield, died at the home of her parents in Dayton, Friday, Mar 12 , 1926. The body was removed to the Jackson Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.

AMOS, BAKER, KIZER, SMALLWOOD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, March 7, 1926

Page 8. Mrs. Julia Ann BAKER, 81, died at 11:15 p.m. at her home, 674 W. Mulberry St. She was born in Baltimore County, Md. Mrs. Baker was a member of the St. Paul Methodist Episcopal church. She leaves her husband, Henry H. BAKER; two daughters, Mrs. C. KIZER and Miss Cora BAKER, both of Springfield; two sons, Lewis D. BAKER of New York and James E. BAKER of Springfield, and two sisters, Mrs. Ann AMOS and Mrs. Barbara SMALLWOOD, both of Baltimore. Funeral services will be held at the home of Mrs. Kizer, 672 W. Mulberry St. at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.

MOCK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 23, 1926

Page 9. Joseph MOCK, 72, died at 3:45 am Tuesday, March 23, 1926, at his home 936 Lagonda av, of pneumonia.

HATTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 23, 1926

Page 9. Elmira HATTON, 86, died at 5 pm Monday, March 22, 1926 at the home, 40 Rice st. Friends will gather at 1:30 pm Wednesday at the residence and will go from there to Selma, where the funeral services will be held at 2 pm in the M E church. Burial will be made in the Selma cemetery.

TUCK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 23, 1926

Page 9. Lovell TUCK, 19, died at 1 pm Monday, March 22, 1926 at his home, 618 Front st.

ROBERTSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 23, 1926

Page 9. Alice ROBERTSON, 55, of 4 Rose alley, died at 2:30 pm Monday, March 22, 1926 at Columbus. The body will be returned to Springfield and funeral services held at 1:30 pm Thursday at Mt Lula Baptist church. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.

BERRY, MASSINGILL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 23, 1926

Page 9. Dorothy BERRY, 2, died at 7 am Monday, March 22, 1926, of pneumonia, at the home of her grandmother, Mrs Mary MASSINGILL, 1008 Park av.

JONES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 23, 1926

Page 9. Mrs Helen JONES died Sunday, March 21 1926, at her home in Pittsburgh, pa. The body was brought here and taken to the Herr and Craver funeral parlors, where funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Wednesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery

PENWELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 23, 1926

Page 9. Betty Ruth PENWELL, one-year-old daughter of Mr and Mrs Wert PENWELL, of near North Hampton, died at 4 am Tuesday, March 23, 1926, at the residence. The parents and a sister survive. Funeral services will be Thursday at the residence. Burial will be made in Newcomer's cemetery.

GOCHENOUR, YUNGERMEYER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 7, 1926

Harry Edward GOCHENOUR, 37, died at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at his home, 2015 Clifton av. He was born in Columbus. Mr. GOCHENOUR was employed by The Good and Reese Co. His widow, Mrs. Helen GOCHENOUR; one child, Irma; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles GOCHENOUR; three brothers, George, Lewis and Frank; and three sisters, Mrs. Oscar YUNGERMEYER, Misses Gertrude and Dorothy GOCHENOUR, all of Springfield, survive.

JAYCOCK, MATES, MENDENHALL, PALMER, PARISH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 13, 1926

Lamson MATES, 76, died at 4:20 a.m. Tuesday at his home, 1125 Champion Ave. He was born in Jackson county, O. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Mary MATES; seven sons, Isaac of Indiana; John and Daniel of Springfield; Frank of Waverly; Michael and Earl both of Cleveland and four daughters, Mrs. Lucy JAYCOCK of Circleville; Mrs. Isaac PALMER of Nelsonville; Mrs. Sarah PARISH and Mrs. Emma MENDENHALL of Springfield. The body was removed to the Jackson funeral home. (One son, Benjamin, was omitted.)

VOGELSANG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 15, 1926

Page 7. Acarah C VOGELSANG, 71, died Friday at the Ohio Masonic home, where he had been a resident for one year. He was born in Dublin, O. He was a florist by trade. He leaves his widow, Mrs Jennie VOGELSANG of Gallipolis and a son, Charles of Upper Sandusky. Funeral services will be held at Hilliard, O. Sunday afternoon. Burial will be made in the Dublin Cemetery.

BRADSHAW, GRIFFITH, HEIL, POWELL, VERMILLION Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 15, 1926

Page 7. Mrs Susan VERMILLION, 73, died at 5 pm Friday at her home, 2210 Larch st. She formerly lived in Arabia, O, where she was a member of the Myrtle Tree Baptist church. She is survived by her husband, Jesse; three sons, I F and J H VERMILLION of Kentucky and John of this city; one daughter, Mrs Nellie HEIL of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs Annie BRADSHAW of Pedro, O and Mrs Martha POWELL of Aberdeen, Wash, and two brothers, Dr W L GRIFFITH and L F GRIFFITH both of Pedro, O.

RICE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 15, 1926

Miss Addie M RICE died at 2 am Saturday at her home, 128 E Clark st. She was born in Northboro, Mass, but had lived in this city most of her life. She was a member of the Covanant Presbyterian church. She had been ill but ten days. She leaves one sister, Miss Emily RICE of this city.

CAST Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 22, 1926

Mrs. Olive CAST, 66, died at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, May 22, 1926 at her home, 2140 Ontario av., of angina pectoris. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Ferncliff cemetery.

REED Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, June 22, 1926

Page 9. Joe REED, 46, rear 131 W. Jefferson st., died at 1:20 a.m. Tuesday, June 22, 1926, at the City Hospital.

TAYLOR, WING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, June 22, 1926

Page 9, Lee WING, 50, died at the City Hospital Monday, June 21, 1926. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the home of his sister, Mrs. Julia TAYLOR, 1117 N. Burnett road. Burial will be made in the Mt. Sterling cemetery.

MULLIGAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, June 22, 1926

Page 9. Mrs. J. H. MULLIGAN, former resident of Springfield, died Saturday, June 19, 1926 at Port Clinton, O. Funeral services will be held at the St. Raphael church (rest of death notice cut off).

ARMSTRONG, GALYEAN, GILES, GLAZIER, GROFF, PARKS, TOWNLEY, VERMILLION, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, June 29, 1926

Page 11. Mrs Dorothy VERMILLION, 31, wife of William VERMILLION, 1584 E Main st, died at 10:30 am Tuesday at the City Hospital following an illness of week. Besides Mr VERMILLION, her parents, Mr and Mrs William PARKS of Dayton; a brother, William PARKS of this city; and the following sisters, Mrs Maude TOWNLEY, Columbus, Mrs Gladdess GILES of Dayton, Mrs Edith ARMSTRONG of Richmond, Ind, Mrs Ethel GROFF of Cleveland, Mrs Blanche WILLIAMS of Wisconsin, Mrs Belle GALYEAN of Detroit and Mrs Rohena GLAZIER of Cleveland, survive. The body will be taken to the home where it will remain until 11 am Thursday, when it will be taken to the Coffman funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.

STEWART Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, June 29, 1926

Page 11. Mrs Lucy Stewart, 69, died at 6:15 am Tuesday at her home, 524 NMurray st. She was born in Augusta County, VA. Death was due to cancer of the stomach from which she had suffered for three months. She was a [rest of obituary missing]

BENEDICT, EVILSIZOR, FLARIDA, LEE, SHAFFER, ZERKLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, July 20, 1926

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Joshua B Zerkle, 77, died Monday at midnight at his home in the rear of 44 E College Ave. He was born in Champaign County and lived in Springfield for more than 20 years. He was a retired farmer. He leaves three daughters; Mrs Aaron Shaffer of Troy, Ohio; Mrs C I Benedict of this city and Mrs Clyde Lee of Terre Haute, Ohio, and one son, Charles Zerkle of St Paris and one step daughter, Mrs J M Flarida, also of Springfield. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Terre Haute Methodist Episcopal church. Burial will be made in the Terre Haute Cemetery. The body was removed to the Herr and Craver funeral parlors.

BOTKIN, DOLWICK, HAMILTON, KREGLOW, SCHAFFER, SCHINIDKNER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 1, 1926

Page 4 -sport. Mrs. Arabella L. BOTKIN, 80, Clifton, died at 9:50 p.m. Saturday at the home of her daughter Mrs. Etta DOLWICK at Clifton. She leaves one son, Walter M. BOTKIN, of Springfield; three daughters, Mrs. DOLWICK, Mrs. Rosella HAMILTON, of Springfield and Mrs. Della HAMILTON of Urbana; and two sisters, Mrs. Lydia SCHAFFER of Springfield and Mrs. Maggie SCHINIDKNER of Degraffe. She was a member of the English Lutheran Church at Donnelsville. Funeral services will be held at the Methodist Episcopal Church at Clifton at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be made at Donnelsville. Additional Information: Maiden name is KREGLOW. Donnelsville gravestone (one gravestone) says Morgan R. BOTKIN 1843-1896 Co. F 132nd Ohio Inf. and Arabella L. BOTKIN 1845-1926 Logan County. Submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen (THERKILD@aol.com)

COUNTRYMAN, HORNBECK Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 26, 1926

Mrs. Lucy Hornbeck, 49, died at 11 a.m. Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. L. H. Abbott, 1107 W. High st., following a lingering illness. Te body will be taken to the home of Mrs. E. W. Albin, 1919 Clifton Av., where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be made at South Solon. O. Besides Mrs. Abbott, the survivors are: Mrs. Hornbeck's father, William C. Countryman of Leipsle, O., and two brothers, Otis Countryman of Leipsle, and James Countryman of Springfield. Mrs. Hornbeck was born at Bainbridge, O., but had lived in Springfield most of her life. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Bainbridge, and of Fidelia Rebekah Lodge, No. 12, of Springfield.

BOWMAN, BUEHLER, FANNING, FERRE, PENTZ Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, September 19, 1926

Page 8. Sarah Ellen FERRE PENTZ, 80, of 217 S. Wittenberg av., died at her home at 6:10 p.m. Saturday after an illness of nearly 11 weeks. Besides her husband, William, five children, H. L. PENTZ, Mrs. Fred FANNING and Mrs. Ray BUEHLER of this city and Mrs. B. F. BOWMAN of Dayton and Bert PENTZ of Alliance, survive. Mrs. PENTZ was born in York Pa., May 13, 1846, but has lived in this city most of her life. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.

BRAIN, DANFORTH, KING, PONTIUS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 4, 1926

"Funeral services for Col. David King, 87, one of the pioneer residents of Springfield and President of The Springfield Paper and Merchandise Co., who died at 6:15 A. M. Sunday at the home of his sister, Miss S. Jennie King of 2 Ferncliff Place will be held at the residence at 3:00 P. M. Tuesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery. Services will be in charge the Rev. Dr. Charles Ryan Adams, pastor of the Covenant Presbyterian Church to which Mr. King belonged for many years. Pallbearers will be as follows: George H. Brain of this city, a son-in-law Charles K. Brain and Kenneth C. King of Chicago, grandsons; Noble C. King of Chicago, a son; R. L. King of Springfield and J. Howard Littleton of this city, with whom Col, King was associated in the paper business for the last 45 years. Mrs. Glenn Cummings of Cleveland and Mrs. Hubert Pontius of Canton, nieces of Col. King, arrived in the city Sunday to attend the funeral services. Col, King was born Sept. 11, 1839, at Tarlton, Ohio. His parents moved to Springfield in 1841 and this has been his home ever since. His early education was secured in a frame house on W. High St. which stood where Central Methodist Episcopal Church now stands. Later he attended Wittenberg College, then in its infancy as an educational institution, taking what was called a business course. Col. King had a vivid recollection of Dr. Samuel Sprecher, the first President of Wittenberg College and of Dr. Ezra Keller, who succeeded him. He formed a personal friendship for every president of the college after that time. While in college Col. King was an ardent football fan and played on the college teams, which were composed of local students. Col, King belonged to a volunteer fire department which was formed in 1857 and continued through 1859, members which were known as the "Neptunes". Several of these young men enrolled for 90 days service in response to President Lincoln's call for 75,000 volunteers and Col. King was among them. He enrolled April 14, 1861. The former "Neptunes" organization and the "Springfield Zuaves" went to the service in Company F., Second Ohio Infantry. Col, King was mustered out in August of that year. In 1862 he assisted in raising the 94th Regiment and went with it as Major and later being made Colonel. He was in the service 3 years and was finally discharged on account of illness. After the Civil War was over and the young men were returning to business life in 1866, Col, King purchased a paper mill near Clifton and operated it for many years. In 1878 he organized The Springfield Paper Co., now The Springfield Paper and Merchandise Co. of which he has been President ever since. Throughout his long residence in Springfield, Col. King took an active interest in all that pertained to the community welfare. He served for many years as one of the board of trustees of the Clark County Historical Society end retained that position until his death. He was also a member of the Clark County Children's Home for many years and of the board of directors of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Home of Xenia. He was much interested in the work of Mitchell Post, G.A.R. and took an active part in it, although he did not hold an office in the organization. For years he was marshal and honorary marshal of Memorial Day parades in the city. Col. King joined the First Presbyterian Church, serving as an elder and deacon for a long period. When a new edifice was to be erected and the name changed to Covenant Presbyterian Church, Col. King turned the first spadeful of earth at the ceremonies attending the breaking of the ground. Col. King's wife, who was Mary Margaret Danforth, died 20 years ago. He is survived by 2 children, Noble C. King of Chicago and Mary Brain, wife of George Brain of Springfield; also 2 grandchildren, Charles K. Brain of Springfield and Kenneth C. King of Chicago; and one sister, Miss S. Jennie King of Springfield."

FULWIDER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 20, 1926

Page 11. Word was received in Springfield Tuesday evening of the death of William M. FULWIDER, 93, which occurred at the home of his sister, Miss Nancy Ann FULWIDER, three miles east of West Liberty, Tuesday afternoon. Mr. FULWIDER formerly lived in Springfield, and the body is being brought here for funeral services and burial. Friends may view the body at the Holl funeral parlors, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.

BARNES, MYERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 20, 1926

Page 11. Mrs. J.A. MYERS received word Wednesday of the death of Mrs. C. W. BARNES, widow of the Rev. Charles W. BARNES, which occurred Sunday in Avondale, Cincinnati, where she had lived for several years. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Avondale Methodist Episcopal church. Mrs. BARNES was widely known in Springfield and had many warm friends here. Mr. BARNES was pastor of Central Methodist Episcopal church for four years and district superintendent for six years, and their home was here during that period. Mr. BARNES died about three years ago. While in Springfield Mrs. BARNES was a member of the Monday Afternoon Club and kept up her interest in the organization after her removal to Cincinnati, when her husband became affiliated with the Methodist Book Publishing Co.

BISHOP, MAHONEY, PEARSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 20, 1926

Page 11. Mrs. Melissa Jane PEARSON, 70, died at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at her home, 511 S. Yellow Springs st. She had been ill with heart disease. Surviving are four sons, James W., John Edward, Charles E., and George F.; one brother, S.W. BISHOP, all of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Kate MAHONEY of Harvey, Ill.; and three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Fletcher Chapel, and burial will be made in the cemetery there.

BOWRON, GRIDLEY, HARRIS, OCONNOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 23, 1926

Page 7. Mrs. R. H. HARRIS and Mrs. John OCONNOR of Springfield received word Saturday of the death of their sister, Harriet GRIDLEY BOWRON, which occured Friday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. GRIDLEY of Umatilla, Fla. The body will arrive in Springfield Sunday evening, and may be viewed....at the Herr and Craver funeral home. Mrs. BOWRON lived in Springfield until seven years ago, when she went to Florida with her husband, Ralph BOWRON, who, with one son, John, survives. Besides the parents there also survive two brothers, Chester and Robert; and four sisters, Martha and Margaret, all of Umatilla; and Mrs. HARRIS and Mrs. OCONNOR of Springfield. While here Mrs. BOWRON took an active interest in affairs of the First Baptist church. Submitted by Janie Martin Whitty (whittyfun@juno.com).

FAUDREE, ROWE, SWISHER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 23, 1926

Page 7. Mrs. Frances A. FAUDREE, 73, of 801 Summitt st., died at 3:30 a.m. Saturday at her home. Surviving are her husband, Marcellus FAUDREE; two daughters, Mrs. Anna F. SWISHER of Toledo, and Mrs. Della ROWE of Springfield; four sons, A. Edward and Oscar L. of Springfield, Charles and James R. of Columbus; also 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. (Rest of obit cut off).

BURKHART, RETHERFORD, SILVERS, SWARTZ Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, November 19, 1926

Mrs. Marie SWART, 27, died in a Dayton hospital Thursday morning, following and operation performed last week. The body will be brought to Littleton's funeral home Thursday afternoon. Mrs. SWART made her home with her sister, Mrs. Fred SILVERS, 222 Oakwood pl. She is survived by this sister and several brothers and sisters living in Springfield, Mrs. Royal BURKHART, George RETHERFORD, Harold RETHERFORD, Miss Beatrice RETHERFORD, and one daughter, Anna Mae.

MASSIE, TAYLOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, November 19, 1926

Mrs. Sarah TAYLOR, 87, died at 3 a.m. Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Herman MASSIE for the last 13 years, where she was born and raised and spent most of her married life. Besides Mrs. MASSIE, one other child survives, Oscar TAYLOR of Portsmuth, O. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at 1420 Warder st. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.

CALLISON, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, November 19, 1926

Scott W. SMITH, 74, died at 4:55 p.m. Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Effie CALLISON, 25 S. Race, st., where he had lived for several years. He had been ill for five weeks. His wife, Mrs. Clara. B. SMITH, and the daughter at whose home he died are the only survivors, except five grandchildren. Mr. SMITH farmed in Clark County for many years, coming to Springfield years ago.

ANDREWS, ARBOGAST, BARRINGER, BLAIR, BOYER, BREIMMER, BRIEN, CANTER, CARR, CLEAGER, COOPER, DAUGHERTY, DAVIS, DERR, EDGAR, EDMONSTON, EISENMINGER, FLEMING, GALLAGHER, GORDON, HOPKINS, IRELAND, NEAL, PANIAN, RICHISON, RUCK, SCHAEFER, SCHNEITHORST, SLISHER, STUMPF, TURNER, URGUAHART, WALLS, WHITEHEAD, YODER, YOWELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 30, 1926

Unknown Date for this description of summery: Eleven persons met death in automobile accidents in 1926, according to records of County Coroner Theodore SCHAEFER. A total of 38 persons suffered violent deaths in the county during the year. The auto victims were as follows: Charles RICHISON , 61, of the Clark County Home, killed when his machine was struck by a railroad train on February 6; Amos P. YOWELL, 38, of 2148 E. Main-st., hit by train while driving motor truck on February 26; Minnie C. WHITEHEAD, 34, of 217 W. North-st., killed in accident July 24; Esther SCHNEITHORST, 28, of 404 E. Madison-av, killed in accident July 24; Helen HOPKINS, Cleveland, killed August 18, Helen O'BRIEN, 60, 641 E. Hight-st, automobile collison on September 20; Fred H. YODER, 30, Dayton, burned to death when machine was struck by railroad train on October 30; Harvey CARR, 22, of Dayton received broken neck when machine was struck by railroad train on October 30; Michael PANIAN, Dayton, died from fractured skull sustained in collision; Mrs. Margaret CANTER, 48, of 2018 Lexington Av, killed when hit by automobile on December 12; and James DAUGHERTY, 75, of 1525 W. Main-st. who died at the city hospital of injuries sustained when struck by an automobile on December 13. Five pedestrians were killed when struck by railroad trains. They are: Harry DERR, 25, of Urbana, December 13; Eva BOYER, 4544, of 102 Sever-st, June 4; C. L. BLAIR, 32, of Columbus, July 26; D. W. wi't, 34, of Columbus, September 5; and Edward EDMONSTON, 12 of South Charleston, November 24. The following three persons were killed when struck by street cars: Hector URGUAHART, 80, of 1027 S. Fountain-av, April 22; Bessie Lou NEAL, 2, of 1314 S. Belmont-av, September 2; and James GALLAGHER, 111 and one half Lagonda-av, October 28. Drowning took the lives of four persons. They are: Fred STUMPF, 55, of 1551 E. Main st, May 3; Lynn TURNER, 21, 124 N. Race-st, July 18; Lewis TURNER, 52, 64 W. North-st, July 18; and William Oliver WALLS, 6, of Front-st. January 4. Two persons were electrocuted, both accidents occurring at the Rockway plant of the Ohio Edison Co. The victims were: Vincent CLEAGER, Buxton and High-sts, May 15; and Howard ARBOGAST, 19, of South Vienna, October 12. Three cases of homicide are on the records as follows: Magdalene BARRINGER, 18, N. Foster-st, gun shot wound, May 23; Charles ANDREWS, 60, gun shot wound, July 20; and William GORDON, 10, 2045 Beatrice-st., gun shot wound, July 27. Six suicides are listed. They are: Benjamin BREIMMER, 55, of 1612 Morgan-st., gun shot wound May 23; George W. SLISHER, Knights of Pythias Home, hanging, June 9; Charles COOPER, 57, R. R. 1, jumped from building, September 24, and Burdett B. IRELAND, 44, 113 Fourth-st., hanging, October 8; John FLEMING, 67, 1215 Clifton-st., bullet wound, Dec. 25. Oliver EDGAR, 40, of Detroit, was killed November 1 at the Rockway plant of the Ohio Edison company when his skull was fractured by a falling crane. Charles DAVIS, address unknown, was killed at the same place on July 7 when his chest was crushed in an accident. Two persons were the victims of monoxide gas poisoning. They are: Arthur E. RUCK, 25, of 159 W. Columbia-st., January 30, and Leonard EISENMINGER, 24, of 419 W. High-st., January 20.


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