Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for July 1967 thru March 1968


Obituary Surnames: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

BITZER, KOONS, NEWMISTER, OVERHALSER, SCOTT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, July 7, 1967

Frank E. OVERHALSER, 69, who was born in Springfield and last lived her in 1937 died Thursday morning in New Orleans, La. Mr. OVERHALSER was a retired automobile mechanic. He is survived by his wife, Goldie BITZER; one son Frank Jr. of Kennesaw, Ga.; a daughter, Mary NEWMISTER of Lake Charles, La., two sisters, Mrs. Winifred SCOTT and Mrs. Florence KOONS, both of Springfield and one brother, George of Pomona, Calif. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

BACHOR, BROWN, MCKEEVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, July 25, 1967

Funeral services for Timothy Lee MCKEEVER, 5, of 427 Willard Avenue, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry MCKEEVER, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home, with the Rev. Samuel Stearman, pastor of the High Street Church of the Nazarene, officiating. Young MCKEEVER died in Community Hospital's intensive care unit at 12:45 a.m. Monday of injuries received when his bicycle and a car collided at Irwin and Ludlow Avenues. In addition to his parents, Jerry L. and Sondra L. BROWN MCKEEVER, he is survived by one sister, Sherry L.; two brothers, Jerry L., Jr., and Todd L.; his maternal grandparents; Mr. and Mrs. Virgil BACHOR, and is paternal grandmother, Mrs. Garnett MCKEEVER. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BRAIN, IHRIG, TAYLOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, July 25, 1967

Warren C. TAYLOR, 87, husband of a native Springfielder and retired chairman of the engineering department of Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., died Monday in a Schenectady hospital. Mr. TAYLOR was a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and worked here for the New York Central system a number of years ago. He married the former Amy BRAIN of Springfield, who survives. They left the city in 1910 for Schenectady. Mr. TAYLOR had a part in designing the Detroit-Windsor tunnel. Mr. TAYLOR was born in New England June 17, 1880. Mrs. TAYLOR is an aunt of Mrs. Justice K. IHRIG of Springfield and has several cousins here. A daughter, Miss Elizabeth L. TAYLOR, also survives. Funeral services and burial will be in Schenectady.

AUSTIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 13, 1967

(162 years ago this took place) The first recorded traffic death in Ohio took place 131 years ago when a young stagecoash driver was thrown from his high seat as the speeding vehicle wended its way between Yellow Springs and Clifton. The story is graphically told on the tombstone in Clifton Cemetery. Lodrick AUSTIN, 26, struck his head as he hit the ground and was instantly killed in the accident, which occurred on the old road that ran between the two towns and on to Springfield. At the head of the tombstone is carved a picture of the speeding stage and wording which tells the sad story.

JONES, MINTON, RINEHART, RYNULL, WHIPP Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 15, 1967

William Edward WHIPP, 91, of 1520 W. Rose St., died at 8 a.m. Tuesday in Mercy Hospital. He was born Oct. 7, 1876, in Donnelsville, the son of Carlton and Sarah Jane RYNULL WHIPP and had resided in Springfield most of his life. Mr. Whipp was a member of the First Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Eva. L MINTON WHIPP; one daughter, Miss Mabel Marie WHIPP of Sacramento, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Florence RINEHART of Medway; two step sons, Charles Raymond JONES and Paul Herbert JONES, both of Springfield; and one step daughter, Carrie Elizabeth JONES of Springfield. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

HORNBECK, LANGLAIS, PORTER Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 31, 1967

London, O. - Herbert Hornbeck, 77, of Roberts mill rd., London, Route 2, died Tuesday at 7:30: p.m. in Community Hospital, Springfield. He had been in failing health for several months. Born in Madison County Feb. 8, 1890, he was the son of Samuel and Alice Porter Hornbeck. He had farmed for a number of years in the London area, later was employed for several years with Ohio National Bank in Columbus, retiring in 1960. Survivors are a son, John H. Hornbeck, Springfield, a daughter, Mrs. Anna Lee Langlais, Dunedin, Fla., and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Chester R. Geer Funeral Home, with the Rev. George Brown officiating. Burial will be in Paint Township Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

KURTZ Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 31, 1967

Charles E. Kurtz, 60, of 3040 Jewelstone dr., Dayton, a former Springfield resident, died Sunday at the union Printer's Home, Colorado Springs, Colo., where he had been a patient since June 19. He had been a compositor at the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co., in Springfield for 33 years and had held the same position at the McCall Corp. plant in Dayton for 10 years. He was a member of the International Typographical Union Local 57 and the First Lutheran Church of Dayton. He is survived by his wife, Dessa; one daughter, Mrs. Donald Mouat of Dayton; two sons, Richard of Covington and James E. stationed with the U.S. Navy; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Eisenmenger of Springfield, Mrs. Nellie peters of phoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. Kathryn Mott of Mishawaka, Ind.; two brothers, Harry G. of Columbus and Robert of Springfield, and two grandsons. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Marker-Heller Funeral Home, 1706 N. Main st., Dayton. The Rev. William C. Zimmermann will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 6 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The Dayton Typographical local will conduct memorial services at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Printers; Hospital Association, Colorado Springs.

GORDON Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 31, 1967

Xenia - Services for Forrest (Gene) Gordon, 34, of 43 Prugh av., who was dead on arrival at University Hospital in Columbus Monday night, will be held Friday at 3 P.m. at McColaugh Funeral Home with burial in Woodland Cemetery. Franklin County coroner's office said Mr. Gordon died of a heart attack. He was employed on the Ohio State Fairgrounds and fell from a car near the fairgrounds. Among the survivors is his wife, Eleanor Camp Gordon, of Xenia.

APPLETON, DILLARD, HOLLAND, KNOFF Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 18, 1967

James O. DILLARD, 70, of 2744 W. National rd., died unexpected at 11:30 p.m. Saturday in Mercy Hospital. He was a member of the South Vienna Methodist Church and a member of the board of trustees at that church. He had been retired for several years. He was born April 25, 1897 in Pike County, the son of William and Victoria APPLETON DILLARD. He is survived by his wife, Virginia H. DILLARD; on stepson, Jonathan H. HOLLAND, Sr., of Springfield; a step-grandson, Airman second class Jonathan H. HOLLAND, Jr., who is stationed in Thailand with the USAF; two sisters, Miss Russie M. DILLARD of South Charleston and Mrs. Fred KNOFF, of West Liberty; five brothers, Thomas W. of South Charleston, Herbert E. of Cape Coral, Fla; Luther M. of London, Henton of Springfield and DesLoyse of South Vienna; several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Walter Custer, pastor of the South Vienna Methodist Church, in charge. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

MILLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 18, 1967

Funeral services for Cpl. Foster B. MILLER, 23, who was killed in action while serving with the United States Marine Corp near Quang Nang, South Vietnam on Sept.4, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Church of God on N. Race st. with the Rev. Clyde Webb, pastor, in charge. Friends may call in the Richards memorial Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. His body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

EUBANKS, LYNN, TIMLIN, WHITLOCK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 21, 1967

Page 4. Mrs Daisy M EUBANKS, 82, of 8863 Littlefield, Detroit Mich, died at 4 am Thursday in the Elliott General Hospital in Detroit, Mich. She was born Nov 4, 1957*, in Jackson and had resided in Detroit for the past 20 years. Mrs Eubanks was preceded in death Nov 4, 1957 by her husband, Charles and on Oct 29, 1965, by a daughter, Mrs Esculene WHITLOCK LYNN. Survivors include three sons, Lamar of Springfield, Bernard of Detroit, Mich, and Paul of Reading, Pa; nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; an aunt Mrs Candace TIMLIN of Springfield. Her body was taken to Littleton funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Friday. Services will be conducted at 10 am Saturday in the funeral home with Dr E Earl McKinney officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. [*This date is probably an error.]

GAINES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 21, 1967

Page 4. Omer GAINES Funeral services for Omer GAINES, 69, of Springfield, will be held at 2:30 pm Friday in the First Church of God, with the Rev Harold Boyer officiating. Mr GAINES died at 10:55 pm Tuesday in a Dayton hospital following four years of failing health. Friends may call at the Richards Memorial Home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Thursday. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

JOHNSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 21, 1967

Page 4. Miss Martha JOHNSON Funeral services for Miss Martha JOHNSON, 78, of 563, S Limestone st, a life-long resident of Springfield, will be held at the Richards Memorial Home at 11 am Friday, with the Rev Leonard W Mann, pastor of the High Street Methodist Church, officiating. Miss JOHNSON died at 8 am Wednesday in the Phillips Nursing Home following several years of failing health.

DEWINE, LONEY, SCARRY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 21, 1967

Mrs. Rose T. DeWINE, 74, formerly of 1728 Mound St, a retired saleslady in the teenage department of the Edward Wren Co, died at 8 pm Friday in Mercycrest Nursing Home where she had been a resident for the past year. Mrs. DeWINE was born in London, the daughter of Michael P. and Minnie LONEY SCARRY, Oct. 3, 1893. She retired from the Edward Wren Co, in 1963 after an affiliation of 17 years. She was a member of St Raphael Church. Survivors, all of Springfield, include four sons, Robert E, William J., Donald L., and D. Paul; one sister, Miss Nell SCARRY; 19 grandchildren and one great grand child. Her body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Sunday. Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9 am Monday in St Raphael Catholic Church. Burial will be in St Pauls Cemetery in Yellow Springs.

BOWSER, CAIN, JONES, LAFEVER, MCDONALD, ROSS, WEEKLEY, WILLIAMS, WILT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 21, 1967

Funeral services for Mrs. Chelcy WILLIAMS, 82, of 19 N. Western Av, who died at 10 pm Thursday in Community Hospital, will be held at 3 pm Sunday in the Woods Allgier Funeral Home, with the Rev. Asa CAIN officiating. Mrs. WILLIAMS was born in Madison County May 16, 1885, the daughter of James and Gerogiana ROSS WILT, and had resided most of her life in Clark County. She was the widow of Frank B. WILLIAMS who died in 1960. Survivors include four daughters, all of Springfield; Mrs. Viola BOWSER, Mrs. Dorothy JONES, Mrs. Martha WEEKLEY and Mrs. Margaret McDONALD; two sons, Harry WILLIAMS of South Charleston, Route 1, and KEITH WILLIAMS of Springfield; a brother, Glen WILT of Sedalia and a sister, Mrs. Icy LaFEVER of Springfield; 12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 9 pm Saturday. Burial will be in South Vienna Cemetery.

COMBS, DOHNER, MCDANIEL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 21, 1967

Burlin Odell McDANIEL, 17, of Bethelville Dr, New Carlisle, Route 1, died at 6:15 am Friday in Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He had been in failing health for the past eight years and a patient at the hospital for three weeks. Young McDANIEL had attended Tipp City Schools until ill health forced him to withdraw. Born in Kentucky July 25, 1950, he was the son of Orvis and Donna COMBS McDANIEL. Survivors besides his parents include two sisters, Lena Mae and Linda Kay; and two brothers, Bobbie and Billie. His body was taken to the Trostel Chapman Funeral Home. Private services will be conducted at 1 pm Monday in the family residence, with the Rev. Elam DOHNER officiating. Friends may call at the residence Sunday. Burial will be in Glen Haven Cemetery.

BOSTICK, GIBSON, KINGERY, MICHAEL, STANT, STUMBO Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 23, 1967

Page 4. Ernest (Doc) STUMBO, 76, of Lakeview, Rout 1, died unexpectedly in his residence at 3:45 pm Saturday. Born March 23, 1891 in Lawrence County, he was the son of John C and Mary Ellen KINGERY STUMBO. He was a veteran of World War I and retired in 1955 from the Ohio Department of Highways. He is survived by his wife, Elva M ; four sons, Roger W, Forest E and Gary L of Springfield and Dale L at the Bon Homme Richard Navy Base, Long Beach, Calif; four daughters, Mrs Ellen BOSTICK and Mrs Norma STANT of Springfield, Mrs Mabel GIBSON of New Carlisle and Mrs Goldie MICHAEL of Hacienda Heights, Calif ; 20 grandchildren ; three brothers, William and Alpha of Lawrence County and Raymond of Springfield ; several nieces and nephews. A son, Donald, died in 1946. Friends may call at the Woods Allgier Funeral Home until the time of services at 2 pm Tuesday by the Rev Lawrence Fry of the Second United Missionary Church. Burial will be in the Enon Cemetery.

HOWARD, STEPHENSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 23, 1967

Page 4. William H STEPHENSON, 61, of 2842 Columbus av, died at 12:15 am Sunday in Community Hospital. He had lived in Springfield the past 42 years and was a former employee of the International Harvester Co, having retired in 1959 due to ill health. Mr STEPHENSON was born April 10, 1906, in Davisville, O, the son of William and Elsie HOWARD [rest of obituary is missing]

CAMBELL, GARLOUGH, JONES, LEAR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 23, 1967

Page 4. Mrs Bertha M LEAR, 87, of South Vienna, died at 1:05 am Monday in Community Hospital where she was admitted one week ago. She was born Nov 4, 1879, in Clark County the daughter of William and Eliza CAMBELL JONES and had resided in Clark County all of her life. Mrs LEAR was a member of the United Church of Christ, South Vienna. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs Louella GARLOUGH of South Vienna; one son , Paul of Springfield, and five grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Ingling Funeral Home in South Charleston where friends may call Tuesday afternoon and evening. Services will be conducted at 2 pm Wednesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Asbury Cemetery.

MORGAN, RINEHART, RYNULL, SMITH, WHIPP Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 28, 1967

Medway - Mrs. Florence WHIPP RINEHART, 87, of 208 W. Main St., Medway, died at 10 a.m. Friday in Community Hospital, Springfield, where she had been a patient for a week. She was born in Bethel Township, Feb. 23 1889, the daughter of Carlton and Sarah RYNULL WHIPP. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Harry (Anna) MORGAN of New Carlisle; three sons, Ernest T. SMITH of Medway, Forest H. SMITH of Dayton, and Melvin L. SMITH of Coal City, Ill; eleven grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle, with the Rev. Norman ELLAR, pastor of the Good Shepherd Methodist Church of Park Layne officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in the Donnelsville Cemetery.

DEAM, ROCKEL, THOMAS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 1, 1967

 Pg.11. Mrs. Elsie DEAM, 81 of Tremont City, who was the telephone operator in thattown when it had its own exchange, died in Community Hospital at 1 p.m. Tuesday after several weeks of illness. Mrs. DEAM retired in 1936 when the dial system made an operator's services unnecessary. She was a member of Grace United Church of Christ and was born in Clark County November 18, 1885, the daughter of Abraham and Emma ROCKEL THOMAS. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clement W. and one son Elwood. She is survived by two sons, Richard H. DEAM of Springfield and Edward DEAM of 4760 Upper Valley Pk; one brother EarlL (Lee) THOMAS of Springfield; four grandchildren, four great grandchildren,several cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman funeral home, with the Rev. E. E. Loepp officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Tremont City. Friends may call at the funeral home from to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

BUTLER, GROSTICK, LONG, MATES, MENDENHALL, PALMER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, November 4, 1967

Mrs. Lucy LONG, 80, of 712 Kenston St., a long-time Springfield resident, died at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Community Hospital. She had been in failing health for the past three months. She was born in Jackson, April 23, 1887, the daughter of Lemison and Mary Frances BUTLER MATES. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Linda GROSTICK of Springfield; one son, Frank STRONG of Cleveland; two sisters, Mrs. Fannie PALMER and Mrs. Emma MENDENHALL, both of Springfield, and two brothers, Dan and Frank MATES, both of Springfield. Her body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home.

BLACK, GRANT, THOMAS, THWAITES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 16, 1967

Mrs. Lola L. Evelsizor, 69, of 211 W. State St., was dead on arrival at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mercy Hospital. She was sticken while she was bowling at the Park Bowling Lanes, 2229 W. Main St., and was taken to the hospital by the Fire Division emergency squad. Mrs. Evelsizor was a member of Central Methodist Church, the Semper Fidelis Sunday School Class and the Women's Society of Christian Service at the church. Born March 6, 1898, in Clark County, she was the daughter of Peter GRANT and Ina Knedler THOMAS. Survivors include her husband, Christopher H., one daughter, Mrs. Janet E. THWAITES of Springfield; two sons, Richard A. of Springfield and Robert L. of Worthington; 11 grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Nona BLACK of Columbus. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.

BAILY, BERGMAN, SHEPARD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 3, 1967

Services for Leroy C. SHEPHARD 85, of 317 Canterbury dr., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Littleton Funeral Home with the Rec. Harold Boyer, pastor of the First Church of God, officiating. Burial will be n Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Mr. SHEPHARD died in Mercy Hospital at 3 a.m. Saturday following one week of serious illness. He was born March 17, 1872 , in Alden, Iowa, the son of Jesse and Augusta SHEPHARD attended Ames College in Iowa. He was a retired employee of the Borden's Co. following 40 years of service. After his retirement from Borden's he was employed for 15 years at the Airetool Manufacturing Co., retiring from there in 1960. Mr. SHEPHARD was a member of St. Andrews Lodge No. 619 E and A.M. He had been a member of the lodge since Nov. 24, 1924. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Isabel BAILEY of Springfield and Mrs. Margaret BERGMAN of Lompoe, Calif.; two sons, David A. of Springfield and Dr. Edwin R. or Indianapolis, In.; one brother, Dr. Ray G. of Springfield, 11 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Additional information: The Newspaper made an error in the surname, it should be SHEPARD instead of SHEPHERD.

ALLEN, MARSHALL, PYLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 16, 1967

Page 13: Roger E. ALLEN, 41, a native of Springfield, died at the Washington Center Hospital, Washington, D.C., at 5:45 p.m. Friday. He was born Oct. 30, 1926 in Springfield, the son of Harry and Lucille PYLE ALLEN, both of whom survive. He was a graduate of Springfield South High School, Class of 1944, and attended Ohio State University. He served in the United States Navy. In 1949 he was technical director for the Springfield Civic Theater and was active in theater work in Columbus and Washington, D.C. At the time of his death he was an employee of The Scan Wholesale Co. in Washington, and prior to that had been employed by the Lazarus Department Store in Columbus for 13 years. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Mrs. C. S. MARSHALL of Springfield, and one brother, the Rev. Donald ALLEN, chaplain of University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Mich. His body will be brought to the Ingling Funeral Home in South Charleston and then to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home, Springfield, where friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The family suggests that contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

BENSON, CLARK, EVANS, GILBERT, SLAUGHTER, WARD, WUARELS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 16, 1967

Mrs. Audrey Mae SLAUGHTER, 36, 1214 Mount st., a life-long resident of Springfield was pronounced dead on arrival at Community Hospital shortly before 7:30 a.m. Friday. She had been taken to the hospital by the Fire Division emergency squad at 7:22 a.m. from 216 E. Liberty st., where she was found lying unconscious in bed by Lt. James Frey and Don Ferrell. External heart massage and a resuscitation machine were used efforts to revive her en route to the hospital. Mrs. SLAUGHTER was born to Springfield, October 5, 1931, the daughter of Calvin and Julia CLARK. In addition to her father, Calvin CLARK, she is survived by one daughter, Judy GILBERT of Springfield; two sons, Gary and Larry GILBERT, both of Springfield, four sisters, Mrs. Linda EVANS, Mrs. Grace BENSON, Mrs. Mary WARD and Mrs. Florence QUARELS, all of Springfield; six brothers, James CLARK of Dayton, William, Joseph and Robert CLARK, all of Springfield, and John CLARK of Urbana, four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the John W. Patterson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Auburn Tolliver of the Peoples Baptist Church officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m., Sunday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

CLEMENS, HARVEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 16, 1967

Harold HARVEY of 4051 Springfield-Jamestown rd., a retired paper cutter for the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co., died in Mercy Hospital at 3:30 p.m. Friday following an illness of several years. He was born in South Charleston, the son of Frank and Sarah CLEMANS HARVEY. He attended the Maplewood Community Church and was a member of Bookbinders Union Local No. 7. He is survived by his wife, Garnet M.; three daughters, Ruth Ellen, Nancy Jane, and Bonnie Susan, all at home; one sister, Miss Louise HARVEY of South Charleston, and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 p.m. Saturday until time of services to be announced.

BURNS, GILBREATH, HAIRSTON, HAYDEN, POWELL, RUSSELL, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 17, 1967

Page 8A. Andrew J. POWELL, 67, of 1420 Augusta av., was dead on arrival of the Springfield Fire Division emergency squad in his residence shortly after noon Saturday. He was born in Gillsville, Ga., on October 15, 1900, the son of Andrew and Nealie HAYDEN POWELL, and was retired from the Ohio Steel Foundry after 48 years of service. Mr. POWELL was a member of the St. John's Missionary Baptist Church and a member of the male chorus and the senior choir of the church. Surviving are his wife, Ruth E. POWELL; five daughters, Mrs. Joan YOUNG, Mrs. Laura BURNS, Mrs. Henrietta HAIRSTON and Mrs. Elizabeth GILBREATH, all of Springfield, and Mrs. Martha RUSSELL, of Compton, Calif.; two sons Richard POWELL of San Francisco, Calif.; and Eugene POWELL, of Springfield; one brother, Pete POWELL, of Springfield; 13 grandchildren, a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. His body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home.

ALLEN, MARSHALL, PYLE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 17, 1967

Page 8A. Roger E. ALLEN, 41, a native of Springfield, died at the Washington Center Hospital, Washington, D. C., at 5:45 p.m. Friday. He was born October 30, 1926 in Springfield, the son of Harry and Lucille PYLE ALLEN, both of whom survive. He was a graduate of Springfield South High School, Class of 1944, and attended Ohio University. He served in the United States Navy. In 1949 he was technical director for the Springfield Civic Theater and was active in theater work in Columbus and Washington, D.C. At the time of his death he was an employe of The Scan Danish Furniture Co., in Washington, and prior to that had been employed by the Lazarus Department Store in Columbus for 13 years. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Mrs. C. S. MARSHALL of Springfield, and one brother, the Rev. Donald Allen, chaplain of University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Mich. His body will be brought to the Ingling Funeral Home in South Charleston and then to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home, Springfield, where friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. The Rev. Virgil Hamilton will officiate. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The family suggests that contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

BOAX, DILLON, HOWARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 17, 1967

Page 8A. Donald W. HOWARD, one-day-old son of Donald and Janie BOAX HOWARD of 842 W. Wayne st., Lima at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Survivors other than the parents include two brothers, Dale and Kenneth, both of Lima; the paternal grandmother, Mrs. Gerina HOWARD DILLON of Springfield, and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bennie BOAX of Springfield. His body was taken to Richards Memorial Home where friends may cal from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the memorial home with the Rev. August Schneider, pastor of Fifth Lutheran Church, in charge. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

HARVEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 17, 1967

Page 8A. Services for Harold HARVEY, of 4051 Springfield-Jamestown rd., will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard Graef, pastor of Rocky Point Chapel, officiating. Burial will be in Rosehill Burial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home until the time of services. Mr. HARVEY, a retired paper cutter for the Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, died in Mercy Hospital at 3:30 p.m. Friday following an illness of several years.

FORBECK, GORDON, PATTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 14, 1968

Page 8A. Albert A. Forbeck, 79 of S. Tecumseh Rd. Springfield, route 1, died in Mercy hospital at 9:20 p.m. Saturday, after being stricken by an illness Saturday morning. He was born Dec. 25, 1888 in Clark County, the son of Cyrus and Rose Gordon Forbeck, and was a lifelong resident of Clark County. His wife, Maude, died Nov 1, 1946. Mr. Forbeck was a retired farmer. Surviving are two sons, Paul of Springfield and Howard, of Springfield, Route 1; three grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; one brother, Charles, of the K. of P. Home; and one sister, Mrs. Floyd Patton. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.

BARBER, DALHART, EEL, KEPPLE, SCHEERSCHMIDT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 4, 1968

Page 4. Miss Louise C. SCHEERSCHMIDT, 64, branch manager of the Springfield Laundry on Home rd., died unexpectedly at 2:40 p.m. Sunday in her home, 203 W. Parkwood av. Miss SCHEERSCHMIDT, a lifelong Springfield resident was a member of the First Lutheran Church, and the Women's Auxiliary of Community Hospital. She was the daughter of Philip and Louise EEL SCHEERSCHMIDT, born Feb. 20, 1904. One sister, Mrs. Helen A. KEPPLE, and two brothers, Carl and Albert SCHEERSCHMIDT, preceded her in death. Miss SCHEERSCHMIDT is survived by two nieces, Mrs. Mildred BARBER of Springfield and Mrs. Laura L. DALHART of Bay Village, O., one nephew, Philip KEPPLE of Springfield and eight grand-nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Lawrence Rugh, pastor of the First Lutheran Church, in charge. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BADER, FENNESSY, THOMPSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 21, 1968

Mrs. Mary R. FENNESSY, 62, of 122 Beatrice st., died at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday in St. Rita's Hospital in Lima following one week of failing health. She was born in West Lebanon, Indiana the daughter of John and Belle THOMPSON BADER and had resided here almost all her life. Mrs. FENNESSY was a member of St. Raphael's Catholic Church, the Altar Rosary Sodality of the parish,the Mercy Guild and the Dominican Aids. Survivors include her husband, JamesB.; one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Norma) Rine of Springfield; one son, Thomas,of Columbus; two brothers, Louis BADER of Springfield and John R. BADER of Sarasota, Florida; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Herbody was taken to O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home where friends may call from7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. High Mass will besung at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Raphael Church. The Dominican Aids will conductrosary services at 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Contributions may bemade to the Dominican Aids. Burial will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery.

BRAIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Graveside services for Mrs. Ruth Linn BRAIN, who formerly resided at 1610 N. Yellow Springs st., will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Ferncliff Cemetery by the Rev. David J. Ernsberger, pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church. The Littleton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, and there are no calling hours. Mrs. BRAIN, widow of Irving H. BRAIN, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in a Tampa, Fla., hospital where she was hospitalized 10 days.

SANDERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Requium High Mass for Walter J. SANDERS, 58, of 1106 Mound st., will be sung at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph Church, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home after 3 p.m. Wednesday. Prayers will be offered at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Mr. SANDERS died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Mercy Hospital following several months of failing health.

TEETER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Funeral services for Charles M. TEETER, 60, of 5983 36th av., N., St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Dayton, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the North Riverdale Lutheran Church, Dayton. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton. Friends may call at the Marker and Heller Funeral Home , 1706 N. Main st., Dayton, from 4 to 6 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Mr. TEETER died Saturday in Mound Park Hospital in St. Petersburg.

LESLIE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Services for David Melvin LESLIE, 68, of 111 S. Race st., will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Littleton Funeral Home by the Rev. Gene Paul, pastor of the Grape Grove Church of Christ. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, South Charleston. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Mr. LESLIE died at 12:30 a.m. Monday in Mercy Hospital following one year of failing health and three months of serious illness.

RIESSER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Mrs Estalle E. B. RIESSER. Mrs. John M. RIESSER, mother of Dr. John F. RIESSER and grandmother of Michael, Thomas and John RIESSER of Springfield, died Thursday afternoon in St. Francis Hospital, Cincinnati, after a nine-month illness. Her funeral services were conducted Monday in Cincinnati. Burial followed in Augusta, Ky. Mrs. RIESSER was the widow of John M. RIESSER who died in September of 1966. She is survived by two sons in Cincinnati and nine other grandchildren.

BRAIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Graveside services for Mrs. Ruth Linn BRAIN, who formerly resided at 1610 N. Yellow Springs st., will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Ferncliff Cemetery by the Rev. David J. Ernsberger, pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church. The Littleton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, and there are no calling hours. Mrs. BRAIN, widow of Irving H. BRAIN, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in a Tampa, Fla., hospital where she was hospitalized 10 days.

SANDERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Requium High Mass for Walter J. SANDERS, 58, of 1106 Mound st., will be sung at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph Church, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home after 3 p.m. Wednesday. Prayers will be offered at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Mr. SANDERS died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Mercy Hospital following several months of failing health.

TEETER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Funeral services for Charles M. TEETER, 60, of 5983 36th av., N., St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Dayton, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the North Riverdale Lutheran Church, Dayton. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton. Friends may call at the Marker and Heller Funeral Home , 1706 N. Main st., Dayton, from 4 to 6 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Mr. TEETER died Saturday in Mound Park Hospital in St. Petersburg.

LESLIE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Services for David Melvin LESLIE, 68, of 111 S. Race st., will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Littleton Funeral Home by the Rev. Gene Paul, pastor of the Grape Grove Church of Christ. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, South Charleston. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Mr. LESLIE died at 12:30 a.m. Monday in Mercy Hospital following one year of failing health and three months of serious illness.

RIESSER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Mrs Estalle E. B. RIESSER. Mrs. John M. RIESSER, mother of Dr. John F. RIESSER and grandmother of Michael, Thomas and John RIESSER of Springfield, died Thursday afternoon in St. Francis Hospital, Cincinnati, after a nine-month illness. Her funeral services were conducted Monday in Cincinnati. Burial followed in Augusta, Ky. Mrs. RIESSER was the widow of John M. RIESSER who died in September of 1966. She is survived by two sons in Cincinnati and nine other grandchildren.

BOCKWAY, BOTKIN, SCHAEFER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Mrs. Louise E. SCHAEFER, 82, of 1407 Crestview Dr., a lifelong Springfield resident, was dead on arrival at Mercy Hospital where she was taken by the Fire Division emergency squad at 7:11 p.m. Monday. Mrs. Schaefer was the widow of Theodore F. SCHAEFER who for many years was the Clark County coroner, and was a funeral director. A member of St. John's Lutheran Church, she was born May 1, 1885, the daughter of Lafayette and Margaret Bockway Botkin. The only immediate survivor is a nephew, Harry BOTKIN of Sherman Oaks, California. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Additional Information: Nephew should say Perry BOTKIN (Not Harry). Her nephew is Perry Lafayette BOTKIN 1907-1973, son of Louise's brother Paul Edward BOTKIN. Perry BOTKIN is the musician/composer of Beverly Hillbillies theme fame. Louise's father William Lafayette BOTKIN is brother to Samuel Curtis BOTKIN above. Submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen (THERKILD@aol.com)

CLAY, DALZELL, LITTLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page 2. Marion Eldon LITTLER, 51, of 2029 Greenbriar av., died in Mercy Hospital at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Mr. LITTLER had been a patient at the hospital for the last 10 days and had been in failing health for the past year. He was born in Clark County on Jan. 18, 1917, the son of Charles H. and Henrietta CLAY LITTLER and had lived in Clark County all his life. For the past 17 years, he had been a maintenance man in the First National Bank Building. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Mary DALZELL, and one brother, Stanley, both of Springfield. His body was taken to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home, where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home at 1 p.m. Friday, with the Elder Fred Stauffer of the Seventh Day Adventist Church officiating. Burial will be in Newcomers Cemetery.

WATTS, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 26, 1968

Page. 2. James H. WILLIAMS, 53, of 405 W. Euclid av., was dead on arrival of the Fire Division emergency squad at his residence about 2 p.m. Monday. Mr. Williams was employed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church, the Metoka Bible Class, and the male chorus of the church. A native of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and the son of William E. and Clara WILLIAMS, he was born Oct. 9, 1914. He is survived by his wife, Olga; one daughter, Mrs. Judith WATTS of Baltimore, Md.; one son Richard H. WILLIAMS; his father; one sister, Miss Mildred WILLIAMS, all of Springfield; three brothers, Aurelius of Sacramento, Calif., William L. of Chicago and Melvin T. WILLIAMS of Springfield, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. His body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home.


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