Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for May 1977 thru January 1978


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

BARNHART, FRIEND, GRISSO, LAUGHLIN, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 17, 1977

Harvey M. GRISSO, 75, of 1505 Hyannis Dr., died at 2:30 a.m. Monday in Mercy Medical Center. He was a life resident of Clark County, born February 1, 1902, the son of Elias and Elizabeth LAUGHLIN GRISSO. He was a retired farmer and former co-owner of the Ripley-Grisso Auto Co. Mr. GRISSO was a member of the First Church of the Brethren and the Clark County Farm Bureau. Survivors include his wife, Marie BARNHART GRISSO; one daughter, Mrs. David (Evelyn) SMITH, Vasilia, Calif.; two grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Della FRIEND, North Hampton, and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the First Church of the Brethren.

COOLEY, HORNBERGER, RIGIO Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 18, 1977

Mrs. Carmella Hornberger, 88, of 1838 S. Fountain av., died at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday in the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Carmella Cooley, 2349 W. Jackson rd. She had been ill for several months. She was born in Springfield, June 29, 1888, and resided here all of her life. She had been employed as a long-distance supervisor with the Ohio Bell Telephone Co., for 33 years, retiring several years ago. She was a member of the Pioneers Club of Ohio Bell. Survivors, in addition to her daughter, include one son, William of Tipp City; one half-brother, Karl Rigio, Springfield; seven grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Her husband, Conrad, died in 1919, and a son, James, died in 1969. Her body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Ferncliff Cemetery in charge of the Rev. R.R. Garrett, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church.

BREWER, FORBECK, GRAM, HART, RINKER, SPARROW, TEMPLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 25, 1977

Mrs. Allie M. FORBECK, 90 of 3900 Fowler Rd. died in Community Hospital at1:15 p.m. Tuesday following a six week illness. Mrs. FORBECK had been a resident of this area all her life. She was born in Clark county June 24, 1886, a daughter of John and Bertha SPARROW GRAM. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs.Henry E. (Ruth) BREWER, with whom she resided; a son Carl C. of Enon, two brothers Elwood "Pete" GRAM, Crystal Lakes and Roy of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs. Lulu TEMPLE, Mrs. Bess HART and Mrs. Marie RINKER all of Springfield; three grandchildren; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Her husband Clifford died in 1949. Services will be in the Littleton Funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Kent Knife of Knob Prairie United Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be in the Enon Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

BOTKIN, BOTKINS, DOLWICK, GRINDLE, KREGLOW, PULLIN, SEYLOR, SITES, WEAVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 11, 1977

Mrs. Carrie B. GRINDLE, 88, of 4924 Limrick rd., died in Mercy Medical Center at 12:20 p.m. Friday following one week of illness. She was born March 2, 1889, in Greene County, the daughter of Isaac and Etta BOTKINS DOLWICK. Mrs. GRINDLE, who had lived in Clark County the past nine years, was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Clifton. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Goldie PULLIN with whom she lived, Mrs. Margaret WEAVER of Lakeview, Mrs. Eula SEYLOR of Bucyrus and Mrs. Etta SITES of Spencerville, Ind.; six sons, Chester of Seamon, O., George and Norman, both of Middletown, Marion of Germantown, Marvin of Port Huron and James of Yellow Springs; two sisters, Evelyn DOLWICK and Mrs. Florence SITES, both of Springfield. Her husband, George, died Feb. 10, 1975. A son, Howard, is also deceased. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen Etta Botkin is d/o Morgan BOTKIN and Arabella KREGLOW. Carrie's father was Tobias "Toby" DOLWICK, so I'm not sure why Isaac is noted here. Carrie's husband George's obituary lists her full name as Carrie Belle GRINDLE.

ARMSTRONG, CRAWFORD, FARREN, GOODSON, HANNER, JORDAN, WHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 17, 1977

Elmer M. JORDAN, 49, of 5119 Outerview dr., Lindair Acres, died at 12:15 a.m. Friday in his residence. He was born April 13, 1928 in Quincy, Ky., the son of Thurman and Hannah WHITE JORDAN and had resided in Clark County for the past 26 years. He was an employe of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Vondy; two sons, Daniel of Dayton and Darrell of Springfield; two daughters, Susan and Rhonda, both at home; one granddaughter; his father of Quincy, Ky.; three brothers, Waynard and Homer, both of Chardon, O., Loil of Quincy, Ky,; five sisters, Emma FARREN, Phoenix, Ariz., Marjorie CRAWFORD, Sciotoville, O., Dorothy GOODSON, Quincy, Ky., Marjorie ARMSTRONG, West Palm Beach, Fla., and Odie HANNER, Columbus. His body was taken to the Richards memorial Home. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Fund.

PERRY, THORNSBERRY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 17, 1977

Autie THORNSBERRY, 77, of 234 Fourth av., died in his residence at 3 a.m. Thursday following three months of serious illness. He retired in 1960 from the united Board and Carton Co. He was born July 2, 1899, in Sandy Hook, Ky., a son of James and Bell THORNSBERRY. Survivors include one son, Billy R. of Springfield; one daughter, Mrs. J. D. (Evelena) PERRY, Frenchburg, Ky.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The Rev. Taylor Cantrell, pastor of the Freewill Baptist Church, will conduct services at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Wood-Allgier Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

GRAY, SEVERS, TOWLER, WILSON, YOUNGS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 17, 1977

Mrs. Robert C. SEVERS. Mrs. Helen E. SEVERS, 69, of 3881 Troy rd., died unexpectedly at 12:35 p.m. Thursday in Mercy Medical Center. She had undergone surgery recently. She was born in Clark County, May 4, 1908, a daughter of Wilbert and Lavina WILSON and had lived in the county most of her life. She was a member of the Lawrenceville United Church of Christ, its Builders Class and the Ladies Aid Society. She was a retired employe of the Springfield Post Office, and had been employed there for 17 years. Mrs. SEVER had operated a bakery at Wittenberg for many years. Survivors include her husband to whom she was married Nov. 9, 1929; two sons, Carl of Lawrenceville and Donald of North Hampton five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ear (Alice) GRAY, South Charleston, and Mrs. Kenneth (Evelyn) YOUNGS, Urbana; and two brothers, Willis and Fremont WILSON, both of West Liberty. A sister, Edna TOWLER, is dead. The Rev. James E. Altenbaumer, pastor of Lawrenceville United Church of Christ, and Rev. Marvin Rettig, former pastor, will conduct services at 2 Sunday in the Littleton Funeral Home. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 Saturday.

BOGGS, BRADFORD, HAMILTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 17, 1977

Sharon Lynn HAMILTON. Graveside services for Sharon Lynn HAMILTON, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mack Richard HAMILTON of Bellefontaine, Route 3, were held Thursday afternoon in the Zanefield Cemetery. She died Tuesday in May Rutan Hospital. Survivors include her parents; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James BOGGS, North Lewisburg, and Ms. Helen L. WILT, Bellefontaine, and Mack R. HAMILTON, Sr., Urbana, and great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Boy BRADFORD, Sr., Belle Center, and Mr. and Mrs. William BOGGS of North Lewisburg.

BROWN, BURCHNELL, DEPRIEST, ENGLE, HENNIS, PENWELL, WHALEY, ZIEGLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 17, 1977

Mrs. Elma BROWN, 65, of 5186 Kearns rd., died at 3:15 Thursday in the New Horizon Nursing Home. She had been in failing health for the past six months. She was born March 28, 1912, in Lilly Chapel, O., the daughter of Fred and Sarah WHALEY. Survivors include two sons, Robert L. and Terry C., both of Springfield; three daughters, Mrs. Sarah J. HENNIS AND Mrs. Mary A. ENGLE, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Cora L. DEPRIEST, Dayton; four brothers, Fred and Amos WHALEY, both of Springfield, Raymond and Arnold WHALEY, both of California; three sisters, Mrs. Bea PENWELL, Springfield, and Mrs. Suzy BURCHNELL, Florida, and Mrs. Valley ZIEGLER, Arizona; 13 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, and a step-mother, Mrs. Elizabeth WHALEY, Springfield. Her body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Services will be held there at 1 p.m. Monday in charge of the Rev. Otis L. Johnson. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

ADLER, BOOGHIER, DUNNING, EARHART, ENGLE, KOOGLER, LUSTER, MILLER, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 17, 1977

Russell J. KOOGLER. Services for Russell J. KOOGLER, 58, of 1912 N. Limestone st., who died Wednesday in Community Hospital, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home. Friends may call there from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Anthony Lodge Masonic services will be conducted there at 7 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Glen haven Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will include Carl DUNNING, Victor ADLER, Harry ENGLE, Steve LUSTER, Richard MILLER, Robert BOOGHIER, Robert EARHART and William SMITH.

BYERMAN, CALLISON, PARKER, STICKNEY, TROUT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 9, 1977

Mrs. Mary J. BYERMAN, 78, of 1740 Troy Rd., died at 10:45 am Friday in Mercy Medical Center, following two months of illness. She was born June 30, 1899, in North Hampton, a daughter of David and Carrie TROUT CALLISON. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. Survivors include three sons, Ronald E., George E. and James E. all of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Lois J. PARKER of Tulsa, Okla. and Mrs. David (Jo Ann) STICKNEY of Springfield; 20 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 Sunday. Funeral services will be in the funeral home at 2 PM Monday, with Ward McFarland, lay-pastor of the Maiden Lane Church of God officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BAILEY, DRAPE, EVILSIZOR, HAULMAN, JONES, MITCH, PATTON, TREGO Name of Newspaper is Daily Citizen, Urbana, OH on Thursday, July 21, 1977

Mrs Sarah K EVILSIZOR , 80, 1516 Greenwood Ave died in her residence at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday following a prolonged illness. Mrs Evilsizor was born June 4, 1897, a daughter of George W and Fannie Ray JONES . A Life resident of Springfield, she was a past member of the DAR Lodge at Tremont City, and was a member of the Northridge Christian Fellowship church. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs Richard (Leona) PATTON and Mrs Edward (Lucille) DRAPE, both of Springfield, and Mrs Harold (Louise ) MITCH of London; a son, John of Springfield; 15 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs Oliver (Susan) HAULMAN and Mrs Howard (Stella) BAILEY, both of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, Arthur, died in August 1976, and a daughter Betty Roberta TREGO, in November 1975. Her body was taken to the Jackson Lytle and Coffman funeral home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be conducted there at 10 a.m. Saturday by the Rev Walfred J Fahrer, pastor of the Northridge Christian Fellowship Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions will be made to the Northridge Christian Fellowship Church.

FOGARTY, LAUDERMILK, MARTIN, VOLLMER, WIEDEKE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, July 22, 1977

Harry J. VOLLMER, 55, of 405 North Bell Avenue, died at 8:05 a.m. Friday in his residence following six weeks of failing health. Mr. VOLLMER was a clerk with Columbia Gas Transmission Co. for 27 years. He was born in Springfield September 5, 1921, the son of Conrad Joseph and Anna FOGARTY VOLLMER and was a Springfield resident all his life. Mr. VOLLMER was a member of St. Mary's Church and Fraternal order of Eagles Aerie No. 397. He was a veteran of World War II, during which he served with the Army. Survivors include his wife, Sue Ann; three sisters, Mrs. Robert (Martha) WIEDEKE, Mrs. John (Irene) MARTIN and Mrs. Thomas (Angela) LAUDERMILK, and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home.

BRITTIN, SANGER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, July 22, 1977

George BRITTIN, 68, of 1873 Delaware Avenue, died in his residence at 6:50 a.m. Thursday following one year of failing health. He was born in Clark County, July 14, 1909, a son of Walter and Flora BRITIN and had resided in Clark County all his life. He was a member of the New Hope Lutheran Church. He is survived by a brother, Andrew, and a sister, Mrs. Clark SANGER, both of Springfield. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from 4 to 6 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the memorial home by the Rev. William C. Zimmann. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

COX, GALLOWAY, RICHARDS, RUNYAN, STICKLE, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, July 28, 1977

William H. "Bill" STICKLE, 50, of 534 W. Main st., a retired painter, died Wednesday morning in his residence. He was a lifelong resident here, born November 29, 1926, a son of David L. and Lena RICHARDS STICKLE. Survivors include a son, Leroy of Arkansas; a daughter, Mrs. Martha GALLOWAY, Mississippi; three sisters, Mrs. Louise RUNYAN, Mrs. Imogene COX, Mrs. Pat WILLIAMS, all of Springfield; three brothers, David of Alabama, Robert and Ronald, both of Springfield, and the grandchildren. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BARMANN, HEIDER, JACOBS, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, July 28, 1977

George R. HEIDER, 58, of 3505 Johnson Road, died unexpectedly about 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ohio Edison Co. Mad River Plant. A supervisor at Ohio Edison for the past 29 years, mr. HEIDER was born September 29, 1918, in Clark County, the son of Charles Lester and Louise JACOBS HEIDER< and was a member of the Clark County Beagle CLUB. Survivors include his wife, Betty R.; three sons, Michael, David and Stephen; one daughter, Mrs. Rosemary WRIGHT, all of Springfield; six nieces and nephews; eight grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. James (Joanne) BARMANN, Springfield. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be conducted there at 10:30 a.m. Saturday by the Rev. Donald E. Davis, pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church. Burial will be n Enon Cemetery.

DIETZ, DOBIE, GEYER, KATTMAN, LYTLE, SCHULER, SILONE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, July 28, 1977

Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Wapakoneta, for Mrs. LaVera C. LYTLE, 66, who died June 13 at her residence in Springfield. H. Eldon Akerman, pastor of the First English Lutheran Church, will officiate at the memorial services. Services were held in the Littleton Funeral June 15 and cremation followed. Mrs. LYTLE was born May 1, 1911, in Geyer, Oho, the daughter of Albert and Louisa GEYER SCHULER, and had resided in Springfield the past 20 years. Survivors include her husband, Foster H.; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Sharon) SILONE, Lima, and Sharlan LYTLE, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; a son, Lin F. of Cincinnati; six grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Salome KATTMAN, New Knoxville, Mrs. Joanne DOBIE, Lima, and Mrs. Dorothy DIETZ, Wapakoneta, and several nieces and nephews.

LEWIS, MILLER, MOON, WHITE, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 28, 1977

Julia Ann WHITE, 78, of 1253 Spaldao ct., died at 12:55 p.m. Saturday in Community Hospital. She was born Jan. 7, 1899, in Dayton, the daughter of Joseph and Dora MOON. She was a member of the Full Gosphel Temple Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Martha LEWIS and Mrs. Virginia WILLIAMS, both of Springfield; three sons, William Carl and Ronald L. both of San Diego, Calif., and Shirle E. of Springfield; 15 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; several neices and nephews. Her husband Albert, a son Albert Jr., and daughter, Dorothy MILLER preceded her in death. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in Jones Funeral Home. The body will lie in state two hours prior to services at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Full Gospel Temple Church. The Rev. W. A. WILLIAMS will officiate and burial will be in Enon Cemetery.

SALLEE, SMILEY, WICHOWSKI Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 28, 1977

Thelma R. WICHOWSKI, 67, of RR 1, Huntsville, O., died in Community Hospital at 6 a.m. Saturday following a three month illness. She was a former resident of Springfield, but was born in Ironton, O. on Jan. 5, 1910, the daughter of Charles and Effie SMILEY. For 25 years she was the buyer of women's sportswears for Carmens Department Store before retiring in 1964. She was a member of the Senior Citizens and Women's Club of Indian Lake. Survivors include her husband, John V.; one son, Col. Jack SALLEE, stationed with the U. S. Army in Washington, D. C.; two grandchildren and several neices and nephews. Her body was taken to Littleton Funeral Home.

BAUER, BIBBEE, KNOSPIE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 28, 1977

Laurence Frederick BAUER, 81, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla, died at 1:50 a.m. Friday in the Broward General Hospital there. He was born March 29, 1896, in Columbus, O., the son of Herman F. Elizabeth KNOSPIE BAUER. He retired in 1973 as police captain with the Lancaster Police Department and as an inspector for the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in 1958. He was a member of the Lancaster Veteran's Foreign Wars and American Legion, 50-year member of the Lancaster Lodge No. 57, F.A.M., Valley of Columbus Scottish Rite, Commandry No. 2, K. P. in Lancaster, Council No. 88, Lancaster Chapter No. 11, R.A.M., and Aladdin Temple Shrine of Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Anna; three sons, Lawrence H. of Parksville, Mo., George W. of Springfield, and Robert H. of Davie, Fla.; one daughter, Mrs. Kathryn E. BIBBEE of Springfield; and eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. His body was taken to Littleton Funeral Home, where arrangements are pending.

CORNS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 28, 1977

A memorial service is to be held in the Hillside Avenue Church of God at a time to be announced for the Rev. Clifford R. CORNS, 66, of 2442 Woodside av. The Rev. Mr. CORNS, a Church of God minister and former pastor of the Clifton Avenue Church of God, died at 12:45 p.m. Friday in St. John's Nursing and Convalescing Home. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home and the to Ohio State University for research and educational purposes.

ALLEN, HUBBERT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 28, 1977

Services for Edward C. HUBBERT , 132 S. Shaffer st., who was found dead Friday, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Littleton Funeral Home. The Rev. Perry ALLEN of Trinity Temple Pentacostal Holiness Church will officiate and burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.  Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

CLARK, GIBLER, GLEASNER, GREENAWALT, HOPKINS, MATTERN, PUGH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 28, 1977

Mrs. Letha O. HOPKINS, 92, of 1781 S. Limestone st. died at l:45 a.m. Saturday in her residence. She was born May 12, 1885, in Highland County, the daughter of John William and Elizabeth PUGH GIBLER. A member of the Central Christian Church, Mrs. HOPKINS resided in Springfield for the past 74 years. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Robert A. (Mildred) CLARK and Mrs.Daniel T. GREENAWALT, both of Springfield; one son, Wilmer E. GIBLER, also of Springfield; one grandchild, five great-grandchildren and several neices and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert, on July 1, 1953. Her body was taken to the Jackson Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Chalmers A. MATTERN and Rev. Kay M. GLEASNER officiating.  Burial will be in the Glenn Haven Memorial Gardens.

ASEBROOK, FRANTZ, STELZER, TOOLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 28, 1977

Mrs. Marie E. O'TOOLE, 86, of 514 Dover Rd. died at 8:10 a.m. Saturday in Mercy Medical Center following one week of serious illness. She was born in Springfield on Oct. 16, 1890, the daughter of August and Emma FRANTZ STELZER. She was a member of St. Raphael's Catholic Church, Alter Rosary Sodality, and the Monsignor Buckley Guild of Mercy Medical Center. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Francis (Dorothy) ASEBROOK of Springfield; a son, Edward of Dayton; and nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a number of neices and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick, in 1961. Her body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home, where friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

GARLOUGH, OTSTOT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 28, 1977

Elden C. OTSTOT, 81, of 700 E. High st., died in his home at 4 a.m. Saturday following several months of illness. He was born Oct. 3, 1895, in Clark County, the son of Charles E. and Alice GARLOUGH OTSTOT. He was a self-employed real estate and insurance salesman, a member of Central United Methodist Church and a veteran of World War I. Survivors include two brothers, Sherman of Raleigh, N. C., and Loren H. of Springfield; and nieces and nephews.  Two brothers, Warren J. and Alfred, died in 1963 and 1965, respectively.

MADDEX, POWELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, September 4, 1977

Walter MADDEX, 92, a native of Mechanicsburg, died at 2:45 a.m. Saturday in Rickly Memorial Hospital of the Ohio Masonic Home. He had entered the home on August 17, sponsored by Mechanicsburg Lodge 113, F. and A.M. He was born November 18, 1884 in Mechanicsburg. He is survived by a son, Myron of Springfield, and a daughter, Mrs. Miriam POWELL of Phoenix, Ariz. His body was taken to the Jackson Lytle Coffman Funeral Home and later will be taken to the Skillman Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and where services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be n Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg. Contributions may be made to Radio Station WEEC.

DONAHUE, ELLIOTT, GAVEY, RILEY, SEXTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, September 4, 1977

Leo F. DONAHUE, 77, OF 210 North Florence Street, died at 9 p.m. Friday at his residence following a prolonged illness. He was born in Sedalia, Ohio, on November 20, 1899, the son of John and Johanna SEXTON, DONAHUE, and resided here most of his life. Prior to retiring in 1976, he had been employed as a business agent for the Painter's union Local 533 for several years. He was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife Jean Marie; a daughter, Mrs. Harry (Esther) ELLIOTT of Springfield; a son, David, of Trotwood; a sister, Mrs. Lucy GAVEY, of Batavia; four grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by ones son, Ron, n 1952 and one daughter, Cecelia RILEY, in 1975. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Visitation services will be held at 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. A funeral mass will be sung at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Raphael's, with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery.

BLACK, COLLISON, CRABILL, MAPES, MYERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 8, 1977

Page 4. John E. BLACK, 77, of 5802 Spring Lake Rd., Sebring, Fla, a former Springfield resident, died at 8:40 AM. Wednesday at Highlands General hospital in Sebring following a brief illness. Mr. Black had been a resident of Florida for the last 12 years and had lived in Sebring for the past four years. He was a retired employee of the Crowell-Collier Publishing co. and a Veteran of World War II. He was born in Springfield on June 13, 1900, the son of Albert and Grace COLLISON BLACK. He is survived by his wife, Nellie CRABILL BLACK; two daughters, Mrs Gale (Jeanne) MAPES, Lafayette, Ind, and Mrs. George (Martha) MYERS, Columbus, five grandchildren and two nephews. Richards Memorial home will handle funeral arrangements.

BAKER, BENNETT, SULTZBAUGH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, September 24, 1977

Page 6. Mrs. Hazel BENNETT. Mrs. Hazel D. SULTZBAUGH BENNETT , 71, of 4601 Tulane Rd., died unexpectedly Friday morning at her residence. She was born Sept. 6, 1906, in Springfield and lived all of her life in Clark County. She was the widow of Thomas M. BENNETT, former owner of Bennett's Printing, he died in 1975. She was the daughter of George and Elizabeth BAKER SULTZBAUGH. Survivors include a son, Robert M. of Springfield; four grandchildren, several nieces and nephews; and two sisters in law. Three brothers are dead. She was a member of First Lutheran Church, The Book Club, Tremont Grange, Norris Chapter OES, the Just-Sew Club and Country Garden Club. Services will be held 2 p.m. Monday in the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home with the Rev. Lawrence T. Rugh in charge. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Contributions may be to First Lutheran Church or a favorite charity.

DOLE, JONES, MASSIE, STRIMPLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, October 11, 1977

Jesse STRIMPLE, 84, former Springfielder of Venus, FL died in the Venus Hospital Monday following several months of illness. He was born in Clairmont, O., Nov. 6, 1892, a son of George W. and Mary Ellen DOLE STRIMPLE, and resided in Springfield most of his life. He was employed here by the New York Central Railroad as a telegraph operator for 45 years. Following his retirement from the railroad, he worked at the Edward Wren store for a period, and moved to Florida in 1968. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Bella MASSIE of San Diego, CA, Mrs. Marguerite JONES of Tucson, AZ. His wife, Katherine, died in 1971. His body will be brought to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the memorial home. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

ARMSTRONG, BORING, EVILSIZOR, HUPP, KNULL, LORTON, SULTZBACH, THORNTON, ZERKLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 19, 1977

Page 4 - Worden J HUPP , 97, of Tremont City, died at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in Community Hospital following eight weeks of failing health.He was born Oct 4, 1880 in Tremont City, the son of John T and Alice (ZERKLE) HUPP . He retired from farming in 1946 and was then employed by the Clark County Engineers Department for 10 years. Mr Hupp was a member of the Tremont City United Methodist Church. His first wife, Carrie H (EVILSIZOR) HUPP, died in 1946, and his second wife, Orma (ARMSTRONG) HUPP , died in March 1966. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs Charles (Norma) SULTZBACH , two sons, Elwood and Wendell, all of Springfield; five step children, Mrs Ella KNULL and Mrs Betty THORNTON, both of St Paris and Mrs Ralph BORING, Springfield. Thomas ARMSTRONG Terre Haute, and Charles ARMSTRONG , Texas; six grandchildren; a number of great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, and one sister, Mrs Ida LORTON, with whom he had resided for the past 11 years. His body was taken to the Woods-Algier funeral home where friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held there at 2 p.m. Friday in the charge of the Rev Verdean Owens and the Rev William Ervin. Burial will be in the Mt Calvary Cemetery, Tremont City.

BOTKIN, CORNWELL, FRANKLIN, HIX, KNIGHT, REEDY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 3, 1977

Mrs. Ruth C. KNIGHT, 84, of 20 E. Liberty st., died at 6:30 a.m. Thursday in St. John's Nursing and Convalescing Home, following two years of failing health. She was born Oct. 17, 1893, in Clark County, and had resided here all her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Joe of Clearwater, Fla., and Paul and James, and a daughter, Rachael HIX, all of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Frances CORNWELL, Roswell, N. Mex., and Clara REEDY, Springfield; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen Ruth is the daughter of Georgianna FRANKLIN and was adopted by Georgianna's husband George Walter BOTKIN.

KNIGHT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, November 4, 1977

Services for Mrs. Ruth C. KNIGHT, 84, of 20 E. Liberty st., who died at 6:30 a.m. Thursday in St. John's Nursing and Convalescing Home, will be held in the Richards Memorial Home at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Larry Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in the Enon Cemetery. Friends may call in the memorial home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

DOLWICK, LEWIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 13, 1977

Howard (Deke) DOLWICK, 55, of 4 Harshman blvd., died at 6:40 p.m. Saturday in Community Hospital after several months of failing health. A resident of Springfield for the past 32 years, he was born Oct. 4, 1922, in Yellow Springs, the son of John F. and Florence DOLWICK. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U. S. Air Force, and was a principal timekeeper at International Harvester Co. for 38 years. A past vice president of the Fraternal Order of Police of Springfield, he was a member of United Auto Workers, Local 658, a member of Champion Aerie Chapter 397, Fraternal Order of Eagles, a member of the Clark County Bowling Association, and a treasurer of the Big Ten Bowling Association for 16 years. He was also a sports official in the Springfield area for many years and a member of the Southwestern Ohio Officials Association. He is survived by his wife, Katherine LEWIS DOLWICK; a daughter, Karen, at home; a brother, Carl DOLWICK of Springfield; two aunts and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where arrangements are pending.

CAST, HEIL, MAHONEY, STULTZ, VANORDER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 5, 1977

Edward CAST, 74, of 1951 Shaftesburg rd., Dayton, died at 3:15 p.m. Sunday in the Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, following a prolonged illness. He was born in Springfield Apr 22, 1903, a son of Earl and Clara MAHONEY CAST, and had been retired from the New York Central Railroad where he worked as an engineer and fireman for many years. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Survivors include his wife, Bernice; a brother, Robert T. of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs. Clara HEIL and Mrs. Ann STULTZ, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Margaret VANORDER, Columbus, and a number of nieces and nephews. A brother, John, and a sister, Catherine, are dead. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 2 to 5 p.. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be held Wednesday at a time to be announced. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Submitted by Pat Knox, mspknox@home.com: Ann STULTZ should be Anne STULTZ

DAILEY, FITGIVENS, FOLEY, GRIDLEY, NEER, OCONNOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 5, 1977

Mrs. Grace E. O'CONNOR, 85, of 220 Montgomery av., died at 12:40 a.m. Sunday in Community Hospital after three weeks of serious illness. She was born Dec. 29, 1891, in Springfield, a daughter of Walter and Maude FOLEY GRIDLEY. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Survivors include a daughter, Anna Ruth O'CONNOR, Detroit Mich.: a son, John R. of Springfield; a grandson; a great-grandchild; two brothers, Chester GRIDLEY, Orlando, Fla., and Robert GRIDLEY, Ft. Myers, Fla; three sisters, Anna FITZGIVENS, Orlando, Margaret NEER, Urbana, and Martha DAILEY, Lakeview, and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, John J., died in 1967. A brother and a sister are dead. Friends may call at the Littleton Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be held there at 10 a.m. Wednesday by the Rev. R. R. Garrett, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Fernclifff Cemetery.

BOND, CHERRY, HUDSON, MCGOWEN, WIERMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 8, 1977

Pg. 25. Mrs. Jennie T. BOND CHERRY, 90, of the Ohio Masonic Home, formerly of 702 Stanton av., died at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday in Rickly Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient since May 23, 1977. She was born Oct. 22, 1887, in Chambersburg, Pa., a daughter of George and Jennie McGOWEN BOND. Her husband, Edward P., died in 1952. She was known as "Grandma Cherry" to many children associated with the Job's Daughters, De-Molay organization and other Masonic groups with which she was active. She was a member of the Clifton Avenue United Methodist Church, and the Home City Chapter No. 250, O.E.S. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn HUDSON, West Carollton, and Mrs. Helen E. WIERMAN, Lima; six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday. Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Saturday in charge of the Rev. Thomas ENGLAND, pastor of the Clifton Avenue Methodist Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Submitted by: Debbie Moore boomerdkm@aol.com

COPLEY, LAUCHARD, MASSIE, MERSHON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 25, 1977

Mrs. Leona Lauchard, 60, of 1613 W. High st., died at 2:20 a.m. Saturday in Community Hospital. She was born in Springfield on April 17, 1917, the daughter of Orville MASSIE and Mae MERSHON. She is survived by one son, Robert T. LAUCHARD of Springfield and one daughter, Mrs. Sharon COPLEY of Springfield; five grandchildren; one brother, Harry MASSIE of Germantown, Md.; several nieces and nephews. Her husband, Robert, died on November 8, 1965. She was a former employe of Fairfax and Park Terrace motels until her retirement in 1973. Her body was taken to Jackson, Lytle, and Coffman Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at 1-:30 a.m. Tuesday, conducted by the Rev. Fr. Paul Poeppelman. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the Clark County Unit, American Cancer Society.

GLASS, JACOBS, PITTEL, SMITH, TAUBER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 25, 1977

Estelle R. GLASS, 81, of 2354 N. Limestone st., died at 6 a.m. Saturday in Mercy Medical Center after several months of failing health. She was bornon December 25, 1895, in Poland. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stuart. Survivors include one son, Alfred C. of Springfield; one daugher, Mrs. Frances G. SMITH of Albuquerque, N. Mex.; four grandchildren and one great grandchild; threee sisters, Mrs. Lottie PITTEL and Mrs. Helen JACOBS, both of Chicago, and Mrs. Belle TAUBER of Maimi Beach, Fla.; several nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Temple Shalom. Her bod was taken to Littleton's Funeral Home where it will be send to Gromar Mortuary, Los Angeles, Calif., for services at 10 a.m. Monday. Burial will be in Eden Memorial Park, Los Angeles. No visitation will be held in Springfield.

BRIGHT, KIRK, MOYER, NESBIT, NESBITT Name of Newspaper is Unk. Miami Co. FL Newspaper on Monday, December 26, 1977

Death Date is being used as publication date. George H KIRK, 76, of 13049 Christiansburg-Jackson rd., St Paris, was dead on arrival at Dettmer Hospital, Troy, at 5:30 pm Monday following a heart attack in his home. A retired farmer, he was born in Lostcreek Township, Miami County, May 9, 1901, the son of Harry K and Emma NESBITT KIRK. Mr KIRK was a former Lostcreek Township trustee. He was a member of the Lostcreek United Church of Christ, Olivet Chapter 538, OES, and a 53-year member of Mt Olivet No. 226 Masonic Lodge, both of Christiansburg, and a member of the Miami County Farm Bureau. Survivors include his wife, the former Dorothy MOYER; four sons, David K of Troy, Donald T of Christiansburg and Roger H and Thomas K, both of Casstown; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs Earl (Mary Lois) BRIGHT of Springfield and a brother, Ralph, of Miami Springs, Fla. A son, a daughter, a brother and a sister are deceased. His body was taken to the Suber Funeral Home, Fletcher, where friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday. Masonic services will be held at 7 pm Wednesday in the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Thursday in the funeral home, with the Rev Dale Ritts officiating. Burial will be in Casstown Cemetery.

DWIGHT, ROUSH, SEWELL Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 29, 1977

Word was received here Monday that Mrs Eleanor SEWELL ROUSH DWIGHT, a former Springfield resident, died Thursday in Cathedral City, Calif. She had lived in Springfield until 1950, and graduated from Springfield South High School in 1940. Her father was a teacher in the Springfield area for many years. She is survived by her husband, Dr Owen DWIGHT of Cathedral City; a son, Ronald ROUSH and three grandchildren, all of Lansing, Mich; her mother, Mrs Frances SEWELL; a sister and a brother, all of California. Memorial services will be held Tuesday in Palm Springs, Calif.

BINKLEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 30, 1977

Mrs. Audrey BINKLEY, 88, died at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Rickly Memorial Hospital at the Ohio Masonic Home. She was born May 8, 1889, in Columbus, and entered the Masonic Home, April 15, 1974, sponsored by Capital City Lodge No. 656, F and AM, of Columbus. She is survived by a son, V. Fred of Walnut Creek, Calif. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Masonic Home Chapel. Burial will be in Adelphi.

TIERNEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 30, 1977

Graveside services for Clarence TIERNEY will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Salem Lutheran Cemetery, Ellerton. Mr. TIERNEY, 75 of 326 W. Columbia St. died in his home at 8:30 a.m. Monday. His body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home. There will be no visitation there.

ELLIOTT, LAMBORN, LONCHAR, RENAUD, VOGELSBURG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 30, 1977

Dr. Harry F. VOGELSBERG, 67, retired dental surgeon. of 2362 N. Limestone st. died in Brown Hospital, Dayton Vereran's Administration Center, at 6:15 a.m., Thursday. He had been in failing health the past six years. He was born on Dec 27, 1910, a son of Frank H. and Hazel LAMBORN VOGELSBURG. He practiced dental surgery here for about 45 years. He was a member of the Fourth Lutheran Church, Clark Lodge No. 101, F and AM. and was a past master there, Springfield Chapter No 48, RAM, Springfield Council No. 17, R and SM, the Palestine Commandery No 33, KT and Box 27 Associates of Springfield. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton, and was an honorary member of the Van Dyke Club of Springfield and the Rotary International of Springfield. He attended Springfield High School, Wittenberg College and the Ohio State University. He was a veteran of World War II, having served as a dentist in the U.S. Army from January 1941 to November 1945. He is survived by his wife, Virginia ELLIOTT VOGELSBERG; two daughters, Mrs. Ann LONCHAR of Radnor, O and Mrs. Susan RENAUD of Kettering; two grandsons and a granddaughter; several cousins. His body was taken to the LIttleton Funeral Home. There will be no calling hours. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Ferncliff Cemtery by the Rev. Mark K. Holman, minister of Fourth Lutheran Church. Contribution may be made to the Rotary Crippled Children's Fund or the Paramedic Fund.

CLARK, STEWART Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 14, 1978

Page 10. John W. CLARK, 56, of 624 Old Mill rd., died at 5 a.m. Friday in Mercy Medical Center. He was born in Springfield, March 24, 1921, a son of Floyd and Ethel Roberts CLARK and had lived in the county all his life. Survivors include a son, John W. CLARK, Jr., of Springfield; two brothers, Lewis of Bellefontaine, and Orville CLARK of Orlando, Fla., and one sister, Mrs. Anna STEWART of Springfield. Friends may call in the Richards Memorial Home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Services will be held there at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

BOWEN, CUMMINGS, EVANS, MARTIN, SHROADES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 17, 1978

Page 4. Floyd EVANS, 74 of 4754 W. National Rd., died at 10:15 a.m., Monday in Community Hospital after several months of illness. Mr. EVANS, a life resident of Clark County, was born Aug 9, 1903, a son of Henry and Lena SHROADES EVANS. He was a retired farmer and former owner and operator of Evans Barber Shop. He was also a member of the Central United Methodist Church, St. Andrews Lodge No. 619 F, and A.M. Valley of Dayton, Scottish Rite and the Antioch Temple, Ancient Order of the Shrine. Survivors include his wife, Madge CUMMINGS EVANS, one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Patti) BOWEN of North Rose, NY and two granchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Corrinne MARTIN, Springfield. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.Wednesday. Services will be held there at 10 a.m.Thursday in charge of Rev. Herbert E. Massey, pastor of the Central United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Community School of Nursing.

BLOTZOLL, LOKCINSKI, MCNAMARA Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 23, 1978

Mrs. Anthonett MCNAMARA, 84, a self-employed seamstress for many years, formerly of 1001 E. High st., died at 9 a.m. Sunday at Ethan Allen Manor. She was born Dec. 11, 1893, in Springfield, a daughter of Anton and Josephine BLOTZOLL LOKCINSKI, and had lived in Springfield all her life. She was a member of St. Raphael's Catholic Church and the Altar and Rosary Sodality there. Her husband, Thomas, died in 1962. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Wake services will be held there at 8 p.m. Wednesday. A Funeral Mass will be sung at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Raphael's Church. Burial will be in the St. Bernard Cemetery.

GAIER, KIEFER, MANGAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 24, 1978

Gustave A. GAIER, 87, of 406 Bellevue Avenue, was dead upon the arrival of a Fire Division emergency squad at his residence at 6:27 p.m. Friday. He had been ill a number of years. A machinist for many years with the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. until his retirement, Mr. GAIER was born September 28, 1888, in Karlsruhe, Germany, the son of Blasius and Fredericka KIEFER GAIER. He was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, and was a charter member of Champion Aerie 396, Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include his wife, Marie; one daughter, Alice M. GAIER at home; two sons, William G. of Indianapolis, and Roger V. of Springfield; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. William (Ann) MANGAN of Springfield; one brother, Anton J. GAIER, of the Masonic Home in Franklin, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.

HYATT, WINKLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 24, 1978

Robert INKLER, 3, son of Roger and Brenda HYATT WINKLER of 2410 Mayfair Drive, died at 4 a.m. Friday in Mercy Medical Center. He was born in Defiance, Ohio, October 2, 1972. Besides his parents, survivors include one brother, Philip, and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis HYATT of Springfield and Mr. and Mrs. Philip WINKLER of Defiance. Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday by the Rev. Richard Wolfcale in the Richards Memorial Home. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

HAYSLIP, HOLBROOK, HOWERTON, SIBOLE, SPARKS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 25, 1978

Page 5. Mrs. Goldie M. HOWERTON, 58, of 126 E. Mulberry st, died at 5:05 a.m. Wed. in the Ridgewood Nursing Home. She was born April 5, 1919 in Johnson County, Ky, the daughter of Willie and Emma SPARKS. She was a member of the Faith Tabernacle. Survivors include two sons, Darrell and David HOLBROOK; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel HAYSLIP and Mrs. Maxine SIBOLE, al l of Springfield; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Her body wa staken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call ......Thursday. Services, Friday in the Faith Tabernacle with the Rev. Thomas McLane, pastor, in charge. Her body will lie in state there one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

ACKLEY, HERDMAN, LONG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 25, 1978

Page 5. George W. ACKLEY, 53, formerly of Springfield, died Monday evening in Monte Fiore Hospital, New York City, following heart surgery. He was assistant vice president of Citibank of New York City. He was born in Springfield, attended Hayward Junior High School, Springfield South High school and was graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in business administration in 1949. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, the former Helen HERDMAN of Nyak, N.Y.; two daughters, Mrs. Cynthia LONG and Cara Lee ACKLEY; two sons, George and William and his mother, Mrs. George ACKLEY, Bellaire, Mich. Services will be held in Nyack, N.Y.

BOLES, HANSEL, KETTLEHAKE, MCCORMICK, ROBERTSON, WEST Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 25, 1978

Page 5. Mrs. Katherine E. WEST, 56, of 23 E. Euclid Av., died in Mercy Medical Center at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday after one month of illness. Born June7, 1921, in Springfield, she was a daughter of Edward and Ferry KETTLEHAKE, and was a waitress at the Kencheff Cafe and Star Lunch. Survivors include two sons, James MCCORMICK, with whom she resided, and Melvin WEST, both of Springfield; four grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Frances HANSEL, Columbus, Mrs. Mildred ROBERTSON, Tampa, Fla, and Mrs. Edith BOLES, Springfield, and several nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call......Thursday. Services Friday by the Rev. Floyd L. Wolfenbarger, pastor of the First Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

JOHNSTON, RHODES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 25, 1978

Page 5. William JOHNSTON, 85, who lived with his daughter, Mrs. Irene RHODES of 3454 Folk-Read rd., died at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday in Community Hospital following several weeks of failing health (the rest of obit, cut off).

FOSNAUGH, HALL, SCHULZE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 25, 1978

Page 5. Mrs. Margaret HALL, 84, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 7:20p.m. Tuesday in Rickly Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 13, 1893, in Cleveland, and entered the Masonic Home Jan. 15, 1973, sponsored by the Ellbrook Lodge No. 634 F and A.M., of Ohio, she was a member of the Bookland Chapter No. 279, OES. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ann FOSNAUGH, Parma, and Mrs. Vivian SCHULZE, Blakewood. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home and will be sent to Cleveland for services and burial in the Brookmere Cemetery.

PATTERSON, PHILLIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 25, 1978

Page 5. Mrs. Jessie L. PHILLIS, 85, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at4:30 a.m. Wed. in Rickly Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct 17, 1892, in Unionville, and entered the Masonic Home July 17, 1972, sponsored by the Pythagoras Lodge No. 682, F. and A.M. of Lyndhurst. Survivors include a daughter Mrs. Charles PATTERSON, Springfield; two grandsons, six great-grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Woods-Allgier Funeral home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Ohio Masonic Home Chapel in charge of the Rev.. August Schneider, chaplain. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

POWELL, SCHWAB, STITZEL, TICE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 25, 1978

Page 5. Mrs. Hettie Marie TICE, 83, of the Ohio Masonic Home; died at 8:20 a.m. Wed. in Rickly Memorial Hospital. She was born April 9, 1894, In Hamilton, and entered the Mason Home April 28, 1975 sponsored by the Washington Lodge No. 17, F. and A.M. of Hamilton. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Earl C. STITZEL and Mrs. George W. POWELL, both of Hamilton, and Mrs. Ruth M. SCHWAB, Freemont, Calif. Her body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral home. Services and burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton.

BRIGHT, KIRKPATRICK, MARTIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 30, 1978

Earl M. BRIGHT, 81, of 4460 Dayton Rd., died at his home at 4 p.m. Friday from an apparent heart attack while shoveling snow. Mr. BRIGHT was born Nov 16, 1896, in Miami County, O., the son of Harry A. and Margaret MARTIN BRIGHT. He had been employed as a maintenance man for the Springfield YWCA for some 32 years before retiring a number of years ago; prior to that time he had been a farmer. He was a 59-year member and a past master of Mt Olivet Lodge, F. and A.M., Christiansburg. Mr. BRIGHT, the last surviving member of his family, is survived by his wife, Lois KIRK BRIGHT, a daughter, Mrs. Robert R (Marcia) KIRKPATRICK, of Springfield, and eight grandchildren. A son, R. Kirk BRIGHT, died in 1970. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.


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