Mrs. Minnie SCARRY, 70, died at 4:30 am Friday at her home 122 W. Southern Av, after a short illness with influenza and pneumonia. Her brother, Dennis LONEY, who made his home with her, and who became ill about the same time, died last Sunday. Mrs. SCARRY had lived in Springfield for 10 years, coming here from London, O. Her husband died a year ago. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Mary McGUIRE of London, Miss Katherine SCARRY, Miss Nell SCARRY, and Mrs. D.P. DEWINE of Springfield; three sons, D.L. of Cleveland, F.P. of Columbus, Raymond of Springfield; and three sisters, Mrs. Edward GORDON of Columbus, Mrs. John HENNESSEY of Piqua, and Mrs. Katherine BRYAN of London. There are also seven grandchildren.
Jeremiah GRFFITH, 87, Civil War Veteran, died at 6:15 a.m. Thursday at his home. He had been in failing health for the last several years. Mr. GRIFFITH was born in Indiana, but spent practically all his life in Springfield. For many years he conducted a furniture store on W. Main st., and for the last several years he had been retired form business. In 1862 he married Lurena KELLY, who died three years ago. During the Civil War Mr. GRIFFITH served in the 16th Ohio Light Infantry, and following the war became a member of Mitchell Post G. A. R. in which he had always taken a great interest. Mr. GRIFFITH centered most of his time and interest in church work, and was the organizer of the Sunday School at the Clifton Avenue M.E. Church more thank 30 years ago. He served as its first superintendent. At the time of his death he was a member of the Central M. E. Church. Three children survive him. They are: William E. GRIFFITH, Mrs. John BOWMAN and Mrs. H. E. Myers, all of this city. He also leaves a sister, Mrs. Emma WELCH, of Marion, inc.; and a brother, F. M. GRIFFITH, at the National Military Home in Dayton. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at his late residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Mrs. Mary GEBAUER, 50, wife of Arthur GEBAUER, died at 3 a.m. Thursday at her home, 1411 S. Limestone st. after an illness of three weeks. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Zion Lutheran Church, and burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Mrs. GEBAUER was born in Springfield and spent her entire life here. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church. Besides her husband, she leaves a daughter, Ilma GEBAUER; her father, Phillip HLMANN; three brothers, William D. and Phillip G. UHLMANN of Springfield, and Harry J. UHLMANN of Akron; and two sisters, Alma R. UHLMANN and Mrs. Roe P. HENDERSON.
Page 21. Death Occurs at Residence--Jesse R VERMILLION 2210 Larch St, Succumbs. Jesse R VERMILLION, 75, died at 2:30 am Friday at his home, 2210 Larch st. He was employed by The Safety Emery Wheel Co, until four years ago when he suffered an accident, since which time he had been unable to work. He had lived in Springfield for 18 years. Mr VERMILLION was born in Lawrence County, Ohio and formerly lived at Sherritts, where he was a member of the Palestine Baptist church. Surviving are three sons, L F and J H Kentucky, and John of Springfield; one daughter, Mrs Nellie HEIL of Springfield; and one sister, Mrs Lucy WILLIAMS of Gallipolis, O. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Monday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Page 21. Veldine Jane ASHBY, 2, died at 5 pm Thursday at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Elmer ASHBY, 1749 Stratford pl, after a short illness. Besides her parents, she is survived by one brother, John Floyd; and her grandparents Mr and Mrs [rest of obituary is missing]
Pg. 8. Mrs. Flora WHITE, 59, wife of William WHITE, died at 4 p.m. Monday at her home, 1717 E. Main st. She had been in ill health for two years. Surviving are her husband; one son, Leroy MERRILL of R. R. No. 7; two sisters, Mrs. Anna O'CONNOR of Hallsville, O., and Mrs. John FREY of Chillicothe, O., and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 2 p.m. Thursday and burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Additional Information by Submitter Sarah Lorentz firstname.lastname@example.org Leroy MERRILL should be Leroy MERROW.
"Sarah Jane King Dies at Her Home. Miss Sarah Jane King, 85, known to all her friends as "Miss Jennie" died at 2:00 A. M. Wednesday at her home, 2 Ferncliff Place after an illness of one week with pneumonia. Until she contracted a cold 10 days ago she was in her usual health. Miss King was a woman of simple tastes, but was known throughout the city for her helpful services and liberal contributions in behalf of anything that made her betterment of the community. She was born in Springfield in 1841 and moved with her Mother to the home at the corner of N. Fountain and Ferncliff Place when she was but 10 years old and she had lived there ever since. She was the last of her generation, her brother, Col. David King, who also lived in the family home, having died last November. Among her first public activities, Miss King took up the work of the sanitary commission during the Civil War and did a great deal for the Springfield branch of that organization. She joined the First Presbyterian Church during her girlhood and had been an active member of that church and its successor, the Covenant Presbyterian, ever since. Her last visit to the church was a week ago last Friday to attend the annual meeting of the women's societies of the church. Miss King was one of a group of women who conducted an industrial sewing class every week at the city building. The class was made up of young girls from all parts of the city who wished to learn to sew. Surviving are several nephews and nieces: R. L. King, Mrs. George H. Brain and R. C. Gotwald of Springfield; Noble C. King of Chicago, Mrs. Hubert C. Pontuis of Canton and Mrs. G. M. Cummings of East Cleveland. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 P. M. Friday at the residence by Dr. Charles Ryan Adams, pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church. Burial will be made in the family lot in Ferncliff Cemetery."
Page 11. Mrs. Estella E. DAVIS, 60, wife of M. O. DAVIS of North Hampton died at 11 p.m. Monday at City Hospital. She became ill 10 days ago. Besides her husband, two sons and one daughter survive, Charles of Christiansburg, Glenn of Ross County, O., Mrs. Lelia CIRCLE of Lawrenceville; also one brother Frank LIPPINCOTT of Elhart, Ind.; and one sister, Mrs. Clelestia BAKER of Christiansburg. Mrs. DAVIS was a member of the Reformed church of North Hampton and took an active interest in the Ladies' Aid Society of that church. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Reformed church at North Hampton. Burial will be made in Asbury cemetery.
Mrs. Catherine M. BRENNEN, 63, died at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles A. WELCH of 439 East Street. Early in the evening Mrs. BRENNEN attended services at St. Joseph Church, of which she was a member, apparently in good health. Apoplexy was the cause of her death, which was totally unexpected. Besides Mrs. WELCH, she is survived by one sister, Mrs. Mary KILEY of Columbus.
Louis ROHM, 18 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. John ROHM of 227 South Yellow Springs Street, died of pneumonia at 2:20 a.m. Thursday at his home. He is survived by his parents and three sisters, Mary, Helen and Catherine.
Mrs. Emma B. ROLFES, 52, wife of Charles A ROLFES, died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at her home, 26 West Harding Road. She had been in ill health for several years. She was a devoted member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran church and of the Ladies Aid of that church. Her husband survives, as do one son, Robert; her mother, Mrs. Mary BAUER, and four sisters, Mrs. W. J. ENDIER, Misses Minna, Bertha and Anna BAUER, all of Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Pg. 6 James P. FOLEY died at the family home, 822 Olive st., at 8:30 Saturday night. Mr. FOLEY was 60 years old and leaves, besides his wife, Elizabeth FOLEY, two sons, Robert and William FOLEY, both of Springfield, and a daughter, Mrs. E. P. GRIFFIN of Dayton.
Mrs Lillie May EVILSIZOR, 61, wife of C W EVILSIZOR, died Sunday afternoon at the home of her sister, Mrs. J E Faulkner, northwest of Terre Haute. Mrs Evilsizor, whose home was on Route 55, northeast of Urbana was in her usual health when she rose Sunday morning. During the morning she decided to visit her sister for the day, and with her husband, drove to Terre Haute. Her son, Clair W EVILSIZOR, of Tremont City also visited at the Faulkner home in the afternoon and took his mother to the nearby cemetery where her parents and other relatives are buried. Returning to Mrs Faulkner's home, Mrs Evilsizor complained of illness and a physician was called from Urbana, but she died within a short time after he arrived. Mr and Mrs Evilsizor lived in Springfield for a short time several years ago, moving to Tremont City and then to the home near Union Church. The sister and son mentioned are the only surviving relatives besides her husband..Mrs EVILSIZOR, was formerly a member of the Methodist Episcopal church at Grafton, OH. For several years she had been active in the Ladies Aids of both Union and Mutual Churches. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Union Church near Cable. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery
Page 2. Mrs. Minnie L. SHEPHERD, 40, wife of L.C. Shepherd of 117 E. Third st., died at 9:15 a.m. Monday at her home. She had been ill for five weeks. She was born in Madison County, O., but had lived in Springfield much of her life. She was a member of Grace Methodist Episcopal church. Surviving besides her husband, are two sons, Edwin Reed SHEPHERD and David A. SHEPHERD and two daughters Isabel and Margaret SHEPHERD , all of Springfield, also two brothers, Leonard REED of this city, Charles REED of Springfield Mo., and three sisters, Miss Florence REED and Mrs. C. C. COLLIER of this city, and Mrs. Liza MCINTIRE of Dayton. Additional information: The Newspaper made an error in the surname, it should be SHEPARD
Page 2. Catawba. Mrs. Eliza Catherine SKILLMAN, 77, former resident of this community, died Friday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ione ITE, Marysville, following an attack of heart disease. Mrs. SKILLMAN was born in Clark County and spent the greater part of her life in this community. She was a member of the Methodist Protestant church here. Aside from the daughter at whose home she died, three sons, Howard, Columbus; John, Springfield, and Elden, Marysville, and one brother, Joseph HARPER, Sandusky, survive. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at the Methodist Protestant church here at 11 a. m. Sunday, in charge of the pastor, the Rev. C. A. Arthur. Burial will be made in Asbury cemetery. Submitted By: Kaylynn email@example.com.
Page 7, Auto Section. Walter HELVERSON, 69, retired farm hand, who formerly lived on the Urbana pike, died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the home of Charles HINKLE, 53 W. North st., where he had been since Tuesday. He is survived by one son, Charles A. HELVERSON, of Radio Signal Service Company, No. 48, Columbus. The body is at the Jackson funeral home.
Page 2. Retired School Teacher Dies. Forest PENETON, 65, Succumbs at Home in Tremont City. Forest PENETON, 65, a retired school teacher, died at 9 p.m. Friday at his home in Tremont City. He had been ill all winter. Mr. PENETON taught in the schools of Clark and Greene Counties and also Woodstock, O., until about two years ago when he retired. He was highly respected by all who knew him and took an interest in all educational matters. He was born and reared in Clark County. He was a member of the Methodist-Episcopal church of Tremont, and of the Knights of Pythias lodge of that place. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Eva PENETON, and the following sons: Howard of McComb, O., Orville and Raymond, both of this city, and Virgil, at home; besides ten grand-children; a sister, Mrs. Martha J. GARD of Tremont; and a brother, Charles of New Carlisle. His aged mother, Mrs. Margaret PENETON, who is almost ninety years of age, also survives him. Funeral services will be held at the Methodist Episcopal church in Tremont at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be made in the cemetery of that place. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.com: Wife is Eva BOTKIN, daughter of Leedom BOTKIN and Sarah BRUNER. See also May 29, 1927 Funeral Service announcement with picture.]
Page 2. Forest E. PENETON (With Picture). Funeral services for Forest E. PENETON, 65, a teacher in the schools of Clark County for a number of years, who died at 9 p.m. Friday at his home in Tremont City, will be held at the Tremont Methodist Episcopal church at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be made in the Mt. Calvary cemetery at Tremont. [Note by submitter, Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.com: See also May 28, 1927 obituary]
Word has been received in this city of the death of Frank H BOYD, a former resident, May 30, at his home in Queens, NY. He had been ill for several weeks. He was a brother of Mrs Margaret Boyd of 527 S Fountain Ave. He was a local high school graduate and also of the New York School of Pharmacy. At the time of his death he was manager of a drug store at Queens. He leaves his widow and a daughter. Funeral and burial were made in Queens.
Aries P. Pierce, 83, Civil War veteran and former employee of the Big Four Railroad, died at 6 a.m. Monday at his home, 1666 Catawba av. Mr. Pierce had been in falling health for the last six months. Besides his wife, Anna E. Pierce, one son, Harry, of Springfield, and three daughters, Mrs. Ben O'Neil of Zanesville; Mrs. Charles Wray of Buffalo, N.Y.; and Mrs. Wint Barnard of Oklahoma City, Okla., survive. He was a member of Co. 75 of the O.V.I. and an employee on the Big Four Railroad for the last 20 years. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Bernard church. Burial will be made in the St. Bernard cemetery.
Page 14. Funeral to be Held Wednesday. Services to be conducted for Mrs. M. Lucinda MIRANDA. Mr. M. Lucinda MIRANDA, 75, wife of John Thomas MIRANDA and one of the beloved and highly respected women of Clark County, died at 4:45 p.m. Sunday, July 3, 1927, at her home in New Carlisle. Death was due to paralysis from which she suffered about a year. On March 17, Mrs. MIRANDA sustained a fall which resulted in a fracture of the left thigh. She never recovered from the fall and grew steadily worse until her death. She was born in Pike township and was the daughter of the late Mr. And Mrs. Samuel MOCK. Mr. And Mrs. MIRANDA had been married for 57 years. She was a member of the New Carlisle Presbyterian church of which she was a great worker. She was also a member of the Eastern Star Lodge and a past officer of the Rebeccas. Besides her husband she is survived by one son, M. D. MIRANDA, of Columbus; one daughter, Mrs. Mabel E. CLIPPINGER of Dayton; two grandchildren, Roy STALEY of Springfield, and son Thomas MIRANDA of Columbus; one grand-daughter, Dorothy MIRANDA of Columbus; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ella E. DAVIS of Dayton and Mrs. Julia A. CARVER of Troy, O. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the residence. Burial will be made in the New Carlisle cemetery. The Rev. O. P. Furnace of West Milton will have charge of the services. [More information from Jan Botkin Therkildsen, Therkild@aol.com: M. Lucinda MIRANDA's mother was Mary Ann BOTKIN, who was d/o William BOTKIN and Elizabeth BOTKIN.]
Perry C. BLACK, 82, died at 2:35 a.m. Wed., Jyuly 6, 1927, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Josephine JOHNSON, 416 W. Southern av. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the Burns chapel. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Edna Louise SIMMENDINGER, 15 months, died at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 1927, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew SIMMENDINGER, on Sugar Grove Hill. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Anna MCDERMOTT NELSON, 70, died at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, 1947, at her home, 309 W. Columbia st. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Harvey E. RICE, 10 months' old son of Mrs. Roy BROOKS, died Wednesday, July 6, 1927, at the mothers' home on Clay st. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Friday at the residence. Burial will be made in Vale cemetery.
Eldon G. SHOOP, 76, of Washington C. H., a former Springfielder, died in his sleep early Monday in his residence. his death came unexpectedly. Mr. SHOOP was born in Washington C.H., Jan. 30 1883, the son of Henry and Martha SHOOP. He had lived in Springfield while he was a conductor for the D. T. and I. Railroad. He retired from his job in 1939 and moved back to Washington C. H. Mr. SHOOP was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Helen KRUFT, Phoenix…….(rest of obit cut off)
Mrs. Donald HUDSON. Degraff - Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Reeder funeral home in DeGraff for Mrs. Donald HUDSON, 68, DeGraff, Route 1, who died Monday morning at Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine. She was a patient there for three weeks. Mrs. HUDSON was born May 22, 1890, near Concord, Champaign County, a daughter of Charles and Emma BUCK ROPP. She was married Jan. 6, 1915 to Donald HUDSON, who survives. Other survivors are two sons, Stanley HUDSON, DeGraff, Route 1, and Grant HUDSON, DeGraff, Route 2; three half-brothers, Harley GENTIS, Dayton, Warren GENTIS, Urbana, and Ivan ROPP in Texas; three half-sisters, Mrs. David SHAFFER, Springfield, Mrs. Gertrude LOCKER, Sidney, and Miss Catherine ROPP in Texas. burial will be made in Greenwood Cemetery, DeGraff. Friends may call at the HUDSON residence on State Route 47 northeast of DeGraff until 10 a.m., Thursday and then at the funeral home. Last rites will be conducted by the Rev. Sidney R. Boggs and the Rev. Arthur W. Denlinger.
"...Isaac MALOWNEY came to Springfield 55 years ago." He was listed in the 1876 Directory as a miller. Residences: 103 E. North Street, Springfield, Ohio (per 1880 Census and 1881-1882 Directory) 66 Cassilly Street in 1904; 1307 Pythian Avenue, 1911-on.
VETERAN DIES AT DAUGHTER'S HOME Marcus A. HATFIELD, 88 of Pitchin, Succumbs Marcus A. HATFIELD, 88 died at 3:30 pm Wednesday at the home of his niece, Mrs. Nile JONES, on the National pk. east of Harmony. He was born in Pitchin and was a Civil War veteran, having taken part in Sherman's famous march to the sea. He owned a grocery store in Pitchin for many years, but at the age of 68 retired, and since that time has made his home with his sister. Mr. HATFIELD had been in ill health for the last two years. He is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm. Friday at the Concord Methodist Church in Pitchin. Burial will be made in the Garlough cemetery.
Mrs Amanda EVILSIZOR, 62, died at 1:00 a.m. Monday at her home on State Route 55, near the Valley pk, from a sudden heart attack. She was born in Mad River Twp Jan 18,1865 and is survived by her husband, John W; two daughters, Mrs Ethel Faulkner of Urbana, Mrs Ada Nicholas of St Paris; five brothers, Frank Gentis of North Hampton, Tullis Gentis of Springfield, Justin and Clifford Gentis of Rt No 4, Urbana, and Ernest Gentis of Thackery.Funeral services were held art 2 p.m. Wednesday at the residence, The Rev Samuel Furrow, pastor of the Calvary and Bethel Baptist churches, had charge of the services. Burial will be made in the Nettle Creek Cemetery.
Funeral services for Daniel J. DETRICK , 47, of near Enon, who died at 3:30p.m. Sunday, September 11, at his home, will be held at the Enon M.E. churchat 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be made in Enon Cemetery. DETRICK is survived by his widow; five daughters, Ardith, Cora, Edith, and Thelma, who reside at home; and Mrs. Rogers TROUT, of Enon; three sons, Arthur,Carl and Kenneth, all residing at home; two brothers and his mother.
Arrange Funeral Rites for John A. COLLIER, 77 Funeral services for John A. Collier, 77, of 818 Rice-st, who died at 3 a.m. Thursday at Dayton, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Jackson funeral home with burial in Enon Cememtery. He was born in CLARK County and was a life long resident to this community. He came to this city six years ago and was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, at Enon. Since coming to Springfield he had made his home with his son, Charles C. COLLIER in Rice-st. Besides the son mentioned he leaves another son, George A. of Arlington, VA; one daughter, Mrs. Bertha BEAL, Osborn; and one sister, Mrs. Ella LEHMAN of Enon.
Luther EIZELBERGER, 77 died at 4:40 p.m., Thursday at his home at 1225 W.Jefferson st. He leaves his wife Emma; three daughters, Mrs. Nettie SHEEP, Mrs. Emma SMITH and Mrs. May CREAMER; three sons, Adam, Clarence and Charles;20 grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. Mr. EIZELBERGER came from Adams county, Pennyslvania in 1880. He was a blacksmithby trade, but retired a few years ago. The funeral services will be held at Coffman's funeral parlors on Friday at 1 p.m. The burial will be held at Fletcher cemetery.
Samuel ADKINS, 50, of 505 W. Southern ave., died at 6:10 a.m. Sunday at the City Hospital. He was for many years an employee of The Springfield Malleable Iron Co., and was a member of the A. U. D. K. and A. He is survived by his father, Joseph ADKINS of Scio, O.; two daughters, Mrs. Della BRINSON and Miss Ona ADKINS of Columbus; and two sisters, Mrs. Mattie CHRISTIAN of Scio, and Mrs. Ellen DILLION of Beaver Falls, Pa. The body is at the Patterson funeral home.
Word was received, Monday by Mrs. Grace DELANEY of 214 N. Lowry av. of the death on Sept. 23, at Richland, Wash., of her brother, Frank FRIERMOOD, vice-president of The Security State Bank of that city. Mr. FRIERMOOD's death was caused by pneumonia. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John FRIERMOOD of Osborn. He was a graduate of Washington State College at Tacoma, Wash. Besides the sister mentioned, he leaves another sister, Mrs. Lucy WAITE of Seattle, and three brothers, Charles of this city, and Earl and Homer, both of Seattle.
Funeral services for Charles D. HILDEBRAND, seven-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. HILDEBRAND, 1212 Lafayette av., will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Littleton funeral home. Burial will be in Ferncliff cemetery. The boy died at 3 p.m. Sunday of plural pneumonia after an illness of one week. He was born in Springfield and was a pupil in the second grade of the Emerson School. Besides his parents, he is survived by two brothers, Ronald and Kenneth.
Richard PULLON, 50, of 345 Raffensberger av., died at 5 a.m. Monday at his home after a brief illness. He is survived by one brother, Martin, and by two grandchildren and three nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Patterson funeral home. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
James Tolliver JOHNSON, six months' old son of Mrs. Hazel JOHNSON, 1128 Cottage Pl., died at 4 p.m. Sunday at this home. He is survived by one brother, Charles jr., and his grandparents, who reside at 1130 Cottage Pl. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the residence of the grandparents. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Daniel Walter SHELLABARGER, 73, died at 7:30 a.m., Saturday at his home, one and one-half miles south of Enon. Death was due to heart disease from which he had been suffering for the past three years. He was born February 9, 1854, in the same house in which he died and had resided there throughout his entire life. He was a member of Yellow Springs Lodge, No. 422, Free and Accepted Masons. He leaves his wife Katie DURST; one son, John; five daughters, Della, Rosanna, Mary, Ethel, Katherine, all at home; and two brothers, Clinton, of Enon, and Edgar, of Springfield. Funeral services will he held at 2 p.m. Monday at the residence, in charge of Rev. Berringer, pastor of the Enon Christian church. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery.
Page 2. Mrs. Edith COLLISON, 44 of Newark, O died at 3:40 p.m Monday at the Clark County Tuberculosis Sanatorium. She had been at the institution since June 22, 1926. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. V. HAYDEN and two children, all of Newark. The body was removed to Newark, where funeral services will be held Thursday.
Paralysis Fatal to War Veteran JOSEPH C. SIMS, 87, Dies At Son's Home In Xenia Xenia, Oct. 17-- Joseph C. SIMS, 87 years of age, for years a well known resident of Spring Valley and Mt. Holly, died Saturday afternoon at the home of his son, M.A. SIMS, 210 S. King St., this city. He had suffered three strokes of paralysis within the last three weeks. Mr. SIMS was born in Mt. Holly, Dec. 8, 1839. He is survived by three sons: G. Val SIMS, former postmaster of Spring Valley; M.A. of Xenia, and William who lives near Xenia; and two stepchildren, Mrs. Ella ALLEN of Spring Valley and George BYRD of near Beavertown, Montgomery County, and by three brothers and a sister, Walter SIMS of Missouri; Isaiah SIMS of Alexandriaville; Warren SIMS of Dayton and Mrs. William HATFIELD of Xenia. He was a Civil War veteran, having served in Company C, 145th Regiment, O.V. I., and was a member of the Lewis Post, G.A.R. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 o'clock at the Friends' Church in Spring Valley Cemetery.
Succumbs Following Long Illness Joseph V. MAHONEY, 22, died at 3:30 a.m. Sunday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. J. MAHONEY, 511 Scott St., after several months' illness. Mr. MAHONEY was structural steel worker. He was born at Kenova, W.VA. but moved with his parents when a small child. Besides the parents, he is survived by four brothers, Patrick J., John J. and Walter A. of Springfield, and Daniel A. of Dover N.J; three sisters, Mrs. John MOYNIHAN of Cincinnati and Bessie E. and Brigid V. MAHONEY of Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Joseph Church. Burial will be made in Calvary Cemetery.
Page 21. William W. SPRAGUE, 71, died at 11:30 p.m Sunday Oct 16, 1927 at the Ohio Masonic Home. He was born at Lewiston, Me. but had entered the home in October 1923 from Dayton. The body is at the Fox funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2;30 p.m. Friday. Burial will be made at the Masonic Home cemetery.
Page 21. Nehemiah M. TITUS, 86, died at 10 p.m. Monday Oct 17, 1927 at his home on Bird road, three miles east of Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the residence. Burial will be made at the Fletcher Chapel cemetery.
Page 21. Miss Edna ROGERS, 18, died at 2:10 a.m. Tuesday,, Oct 18, 1927 at the home of her sister, Mrs. Thelma GRIFFITH, 808 Wiley Av. Death was due to ptomaine poisioning. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Wiley av. address. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Page 21. Mrs. Hazel STINE, 28, of 137 S. Westsern Av. died at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday. Oct 18, 1927 at the Clark county Tuberculosis Sanatorium. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Page 21. Mrs. Mary E. YOUNG, 75, died at 12;15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct 19, 1927 at the home of her daughter, Mrs William COLVIN 818 W. High St. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Page 21. Mrs. Louisa M. WERT, a former Springfield resident, died Monday , Oct 17, 1927 at the home of the granddaughter, Mrs. A. M. SMITH, in Peoria, Ill. The body has been shipped to Springfield and will arrive at the Coffman Funeral Parlors Thursday. Burial and funeral services will be held Friday.