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WREN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 4, 1978

Pg 14. WREN, Thomas F., age 87, of 18 S. Cherrywood Ave died Friday at his residence. Member of Holy Family Catholic Church. Retired Farmer. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Prayer 9:00 a.m. Monday. Morris Sons Funeral Home, - - 39 E. Third St.; Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m.., Holy Family Church, Father Joseph Keller officiating. Burial Calvary Cemetery, Visitation 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the Funeral Home.

BALES, DIGAN, GRAY, MALONE, NEER, PAULSON, PENWELL, ROSS, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 20, 1978

Page 4. Charles J "Gene" MALONE, 63, of 3039 Troehler rd, died at 10:45 am Sunday in Community Hospital following four weeks of serious illness. He was born in Cincinnati, April 18, 1914, a son of Robert C and Mary Agnes PAULSON MALONE and resided here most of his life. He had been employed as a government inspector at the Wright-Patterson AFB for 30 years, retiring in 1971. Mr. MALONE was a member of St Joseph's Catholic Church and was secretary of the Moose Lodge No 536 since 1971. He was a member of the Elks No 51, Eagles Aerie No 397, American Legion Post No 362, VFW Post 1031, and the Northwood Hills Country Club. He was a veteran of the US Army-Air Force, having served during World War II. Survivors include his wife, the former Inabelle PENWELL BALES; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Mary Ellen) ROSS and Mrs. Patty WILLIAMS, both of Springfield; three stepdaughters, Mrs. William (Dorma) GRAY, Mrs. Theodore (Patty) NEER and Mrs. James (Charity) CLARK all of Springfield; a stepson, Frank BALES, Kettering; three brothers, Robert C of Springfield, Hugh E of Redlands, Calif , and James F of Wilmington, O; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a number of nieces and nephews. His first wife, the former Mary Abigail DIGAN, is dead. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral home from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday with visitation services to be held there at 7:15 pm Wednesday. A Mass will be sung at 10 am Thursday at St Joseph's Church. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. The family requests contriubutions be made to the Clark County Cancer Society.

BROWN, MURPHY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 20, 1978

Page 4. Kenneth E MURPHY, 76, of 3125 E High st, died at 2:45 pm Sunday in Mercy Medical Center following several years of failing health and one week of serious illness. He was born July 8, 1901, in Belmont County, the son of Elias E and Margaret BROWN MURPHY and had resided in Springfield for the past 26 years, moving here from Galion. He had been associated with the offices of the New York Central Railroad and upon his retirement in 195 he became affiliated with the Kissell Co and later Jo Denney Realty Co as a real estate salesman. Mr. MURPHY was a member of the St Mark United Methodist Church and the Springfield Real Estate Board. Survivors include his wife, Martha, a former Springfield City School teacher; a daughter, Mrs. Eugene (Nancy) BROWN, Jr, Springfield; two sons, James of Washington, DC and Kenneth T of Enon; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Williams Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Tuesday. Services will be held three at 1:30 pm Wednesday in charge of the Rev Glenn DesJardins. Burial will be in [rest of obituary is missing].

KEITER, LITTLE, RITENOUR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 22, 1978

Page 7. Mrs. Fern L KEITER, 84, of 404 E McCreight av, died in Mercy Medical Center Monday night. She was born in Grape Grove, a daughter of D E and Anna RITENOUR LITTLE and was a life member of Grape Grove Church of Christ.

BUTLER, COLEMAN, DILLAHUNT, MEENACH, MOORE, SCHAEFER, WARD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 22, 1978

Page 7. James W. "Bill" MEENACH, 90, formerly of Harmony, died at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday in the St. John's Nursing and Convalescing Home, where he had resided since May 16, 1977. He was born Jan. 17, 1888, in Clark County, the son of Joseph J. and Louisa E. BUTLER MEENACH and had resided here all of his life. He was a retired farmer. Mr. MEENACH was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church, served on Harmony Twp. Board of Education in 1930 and 1940, and was a member of the Harmony Twp. Board of Elections for many years. Survivors include his wife, the former Blanch E. MOORE DILLAHUNT, a resident of St. John's; a daughter, Mr. E. Marie COLEMAN, Tiffin; two grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; two stepsons, Harold E. DILLAHUNT, Springfield, and Earl O. DILLAHUNT, Fairborn; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Dorothy SCHAEFER, Phoenix, Ariz. His first wife, the former Maude M. WARD, died in 1944; a son, W. Lamar, died in 1951, and three sisters are also deceased. His body was taken to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held there at 2 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Willard Steinsiek, pastor of the Harmony United Methodist Church, in charge. Burial will be in the Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

EDWARDS, FERGUSON, GARRETT, PINKERTON, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 22, 1978

Mrs. Viola PINKERTON, 80, of 734 Summer st., died at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday in Mercy Medical Center. She was born Jan. 29, 1898 in Holland, Ga., the daughter of Robert and Amanda FERGUSON SMITH. She was a member of the Trydestone Baptist Church and the Banner of Love Club. Survivors include a daughters, Mrs. Mary EDWARDS, Cleveland; a sister, Mrs. Mattie GARRETT, Springfield; two brothers, Roosevelt SMITH, Springfield, and Robert SMITH, Xenia, and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, Joseph, died in 1973. Her body was taken to the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home. Services held Saturday in the Greater First Baptist Church with the Rev. A. C. Butts and the Rev. Herbert Benton in charge. (Rest of obit cut off).

BLAZIS, BRENNAN, HAFER, HENTHORNE, HOWE, KADEL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 28, 1978

Raymond J. BRENNAN, 59, of 3232 Derr Road, died at 1:45 p.m. Monday in Mercy medical Center following two months of serious illness. He was born in Springfield September 5, 1918, a son of William M. and Mabel HENTHORNE BRENNAN, and resided here all his life. He had been employed as a plant buyer for the International Harvester Co. for the past 41 years. He was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church and was a charter member and a past president of the Northwood Hills Country Club. Survivors include his wife, Jeanne; four daughters, Rita KADEL, Kathleen, BLAZIS, Julie BRENNAN, all of Springfield, and Debbie BRENNAN, at home; five sons, Thomas J. of Mendon, N.Y., William M. of Springfield, Terrance P. and J. Timothy, both of Columbus and Kevin, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Jane) HAFER, Englewood, Ohio, and Mrs. Eileen HOWE, Springfield; six grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home. The family requests contributions may be made to the Clark County Heart Association.

CHAMBERLIN, JENKINS, MEFFORD, NEAL, SANDERS, VANCE, WOODS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 28, 1978

Delno C. CHAMBERLIN, 50, of 1723 Warder Street, died at 3:15 p.m. Monday in Mercy Medical Center. He was born June 19, 1927, in Springfield, the son of Charles and Eva WOODS CHAMBERLIN, and had resided here most of his life. He was a tube molder at the Teledyne Ohiocast Corp. for 30 years. Mr. CHAMBERLINE was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Marines. A twin brother, Dallas, died January 1, 1978. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; a daughter, Miss Lisa CHAMBERLIN, at home, two sons, Rick, a junior at the University of Dayton, and Raymond, serving with the U. S. Army, Ft. Carson, Colo.; five sisters, Mrs. Edgar (Maxine) VANCE, Jackson, O.; Mrs. Virginia NEAL, Endore, W.Va.; Mrs. Sarah SANDERS and Mrs. Ronald (Aronia) JENKINS, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Harry (Zona) MEFFORD, Georgetown, Ind.; five brothers, John and Oris, both of Mechanicsburg; Charles of South Vienna, Marvin of Springfield and Ronald of Cable. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home where friends may call from to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. William Hannah and the Rev. Paul Berridge in charge. Burial will be in the Newcomers Cemetery.

JEFFRERIES, WAKEFIELD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 28, 1978

Harry T. WAKEFIELD, 61, of 1789 Warder Street, died in his residence at 9:15 p.m. Tuesday after a heart attack. He had been in failing health the past year. Mr. WAKEFIELD was born in Durham, England, on January 1, 1883, and was brought to this country when he was six months old. Surviving are two daughters, Miss Anna May WAKEFIELD and Mrs. Harold JEFFRERIES, both of Springfield. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home. Burial will be in Glouster.

HOLLAND Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 6, 1978

Washington C.H. Otis J. HOLLAND, 87, formerly of Miami, Fla., died Monday at 6:20 a.m. Monday in Mercy Medical Center. He had been ill one week. Born in Fayette County, he lived his early life in Springfield before moving to Miami, Fla. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, The York Rite, and the Mahi Temple Shrine, all in Miami. Survivors include one son, Jonathan H. of Springfield; two grandsons; and one great-granddaughter. One son is dead. Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home, Washington C.H., from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Gerald Wheat will officiating. Burial will be in the Washington C.H., Cemetery.

BARRETT, BRUNOTTE, BUSSLER, CASSELL, CONLEY, DORSEY, IMEL, NEWLAND, TRIMBY Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 6, 1978

URBANA - Mrs. Verna B. TRIMBY, 84, of 656 E. Church st., Urbana, died at 4:30 a.m. Monday in Mercy Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for one month. She was born Sept. 1, 1893, in Pickaway County, the daughter of Gabriel and Grace BARRETT IMEL and had resided in Urbana most of her life. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. James (Donna) CONELY, Urbana, Mrs. Ralph (Maxine) BUSSLER, Portsmouth, Mrs. Robert (MILDRED) Dorsey, Springfield, and Mrs. James (Mary) NEWLAND, Kettering; one son, Robert BRUNOTTE, Urbana; 24 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Herbert (Dorothy) CASSELL, Urbana. Her first husband, Christopher BRUNOTTE, died in 1928; her second husband, Frank TRIMBY, died in 1968; and a son, Charles BRUNOTTE, died last Wednesday. Her body was taken to the Walter Funeral Home, Urbana, where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be held there at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in charge of the Rev. Carl Robinson, pastor of the Urbana United Methoidst Church. Burial will be in the Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana.

HECK, IHRIG, POWELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 21, 1978

Rezin IHRIG, 75 of 1821 West High Street, former owner of the John IHRIG and Son Hardware Store died at 3:45 p.m. Monday at St. John's Nursing and Convalescing Home. He was born December 15, 1902 in Springfield, a son of John Adam and Minnie HECK IHRIG. Survivors include a nephew, Ronald POWELL of Springfield and several cousins. Two sisters, Marie POWELL and IHRIG are dead. His body was taken to Jones Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be held Thursday in the funeral home by the Rev. Lawrence T. Rugh, pastor of First Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

CRADLER, HOOVER, RISKIE, SEELENBINDER, WAHN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 21, 1978

Page 4 - Richard F SEELENBINDER , 63, of 2039 Old Coach Rd, died at 10:50 a.m., Monday in University Hospital Columbus. He was born in Springfield, June 7, 1914, a son of Herman and Matilda (RISKIE) SEELENBINDER . He retired in 1975 from Cooper Energy Services, and was a member of St Johns Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Thelma; a son, Fred of Baltimore, six brothers, George, Arthur, Robert and Clifford, all of Springfield, Carl of Elington, Florida, and Emil of Columbus; three sisters, Mrs Mollie WAHN , Springfield, Mrs Bertha HOOVER , Dayton, and Mrs Marie CRADLER , Spring Valley, Ohio; two grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Jackson Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be conducted there at 10 a.m. Thursday by the Rev Kay M Gleaser and Randall Peters. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

GORDON, SASSON, SHANK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, March 24, 1978

John Gordon SHANK, 82, of 2824 Oxford Dr. died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday in Mercy Medical Center. He was born January 7, 1896 in Clark Co. son of Folger and Sarah Catherine GORDON SHANK. He retired from Bauer Brothers after 17 years of service and had been a farmer for 45 years. Mr. SHANK was a charter member of the Farm Bureau and a life member of Emory Chapel United Methodist Church. His wife Glenna died in 1973 and a son Forrest died in 1940. Survivors include three daughters, Mary Catherine and Patty Ann both at home and Mrs. Phyllis SASSON, Springfield; two brothers, Walter and Harry both of Springfield and four grandchildren. His body was taken to the Jones Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Emory Chapel United Methodist Church in charge of the Rev. Edsel Wilcox, pastor. His body will lie in state there one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery.

BAKER, EVILSIZOR, GRIEST, NOEL, PENDLETON, PLANTZ, ROBINSON, SWONGER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, March 26, 1978

Mrs Bessie Marie EVILSIZOR , 83, of 725 W High St, died Saturday at 7:41 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center. Mrs Evilsizor was born in New Carlisle on Dec 13, 1894, a daughter of Charles and Ariabelle (NOEL) PLANTZ . She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert and a daughter. She was a member of the Maiden Lane Church of God and its Woman's Bible Class. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs Willard (Donna Louise) BAKER and Mrs Roger (Norma Lee) GRIEST , both of Springfield, and Mrs Grover (Phyliss Eileen) PENDLETON of Grove City; three sisters, Mrs Charlotte ROBINSON of Springfield, Mrs Thelma SWONGER of Urbana and Mrs Elender BAKER of Decatur, Georgia; eight grandchildren, four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Her body will lie in state Tuesday in the Maiden Lane Church of God for two hours preceding funeral services there at 2 p.m., the Rev Ralph Hatch and Ward McFarland will officiate. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery, the Richards Memorial home is in charge of arrangements. Contributions may be made to the Christian Endeavor Fund of the Maiden Lane Church of God's Woman's Bible Class.

BRADFORD, KAETTELL, MCNABB Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 18, 1978

Page 3. Iva BRADFORD, 76, of 316 S. Yellow Springs st., died Friday in Mercy Medical center. She was born in Akron, Feb. 12, 1903, and is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Fannie MCNABB and Mrs. Georgia Mae KAETTELL, both of Columbus. Friends may call at the Richard Memorial home.....Tuesday. Services there at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

HEINRICCI, MERKLE, PETERS, SCHARFF Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 18, 1978

Page 3. Mrs. Martha S. MERKLE, 80 a former resident of Springfield, died Monday in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Robert E. (Alberta ) PETERS, of Lakeview, Ky., Route 3, Box K., where she had made her home (rest of this line unreadable). She was born May 3, 1898, in Piqua, the daughter of Charles F. and Cecilia HEINRICCI SCHARFF. Mrs. MERKLE was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, the Al Shira Sunday School Class and a charter member of the Mary Martha Group of the local church. She was also a charter member of Norris Chapter No. 426 OES. Survivors include her daughter; one grand daughter, a cousin, and a number of nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.

EUBANKS, MUNNERLYN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 22, 1978

Page 12. Mose EUBANKS, 89, of 207 W State st, died in Community Hospital at 10:10 pm Friday. He was born Dec 26, 1888, in Seal, Ala, the son of Henry and Mary EUBANKS, and was a member of St John Baptist Church where he served on the Board of Deacons. He was a retired employee of Mansfield Rubber Co of Mansfield. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs Naomi MUNNERLYN of Springfield; two sons, Mose Jr. and Howard of Mansfield; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 1 pm Tuesday in St John's Baptist Church. The Rev Roosevelt Walker and the Rev Clarence White, Sr will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call in the Robert C Henry Funeral Home after 2 pm Monday. His body will lie in State in the church for one hour prior to services.

HALEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 22, 1978

Page 12. Donald W. HALEN, Sr. Services for Donald W. HALEN, Sr, 38, of 1768 Edwards av, who died in a one-car accident Thursday afternoon on Old Columbus rd, will be at 1:30 pm Monday in Littleton Funeral Home with the Rev Donald A Cox of Clifton Avenue Church of God officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. Calling hours are 3 to 7 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Mr HALEN was killed when his car went out of control and struck a tree in front of 3102 Old Columbus rd.

BILLHEIMER, BURTON, DAVIS, FLORA, MILLER, STAGNER, THACKERY, WAGLE Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 22, 1978

Ella BURTON, 75 of 837 S. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. New Carlisle, died at 7 AM Friday in Grandview Hospital, Dayton. She was born Dec 26, 1902 in Clark County, the daughter of James and Mary Ellen FLORA DAVIS. She had been employed at Peters and Russells Manufacturing for 22 years before retiring, and was a member of the Church of the Brethren. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Victor (Betty) WAGLE of new Carlisle; four sisters, Mrs. Anna THACKERY of St. Paris, Mrs. Clara STAGNER of Christiansburg, Mrs. Elma BILLHEIMER of Crystal Lake, and Mrs. Edna MILLER of Greenville; two brothers, Raymond DAVIS of Enon and Amos DAVIS of Troy; three grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Her husband, Ira, died in 1961. Friends may call at the Jones Funeral Home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM Sunday. Services will be conducted at 10 AM Monday in the funeral home by the Rev. Glen Shively of Happy Corner Church of the Brethren. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery.

GORDON, SHANK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 29, 1978

Harry SHANK, 81, of 4880 Rebert Pike died at 10 p.m. Friday in Mercy Medical Center where he had been a patient for three weeks. He had been in failing health for one year. He was born December 25, 1896 in Clark county, the son of Folger and Kathryn GORDON SHANK. Survivors include his wife Elizabeth; three sons Paul of Florida, Joseph and Raymond both of Springfield; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and a brother, Walter F. of Springfield. His body was taken to the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle where friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home in charge of the Rev. Paul C. Walter, pastor of the Enon United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery.

BLUE, BRIGHT, CUMMINGS Name of Newspaper is Unk. Champaign Co Newspaper on Thursday, May 4, 1978

Death Date is May 4, 1978. Urbana - Adam R. BRIGHT, 70, of 4724 Cedar Creek Rd, died 2 pm Thursday, shortly after arriving at Mercy Memorial Hospital BRIGHT, who retired as owner of Sitgo Service Station, Springfield, seven years ago, was born Sept 30, 1907, a son of Otis and Elizabeth BLUE BRIGHT. He is survived by his wife, the former Jessie CUMMINGS; a son, Jay, also of the Cedar Creek rd address; two grandchildren, and three brothers, Kenneth and Robert of Springfield, and Paul of St Paris. Services will be conducted at 1:30 pm Sunday in Walter Funeral Home by the Rev Waly Fahrer of Northridge Christian Fellowship. Burial will be in Casstown Cemetery. Calling hours are 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Friday and Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Urbana paramedics.

BUTLER, MATES, MENDENHALL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 25, 1978

Daniel MATES, 87, of 830 E. Main St., died at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in Mercy Medical Center following several weeks of failing health. He was born Oct. 13, 1889, the son of Lamson and Mary BUTLER MATES. He was a retired employee of the Six Construction Co. Survivors include a brother, James, and a sister, Emma MENDENHALL, both of Springfield. He body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

BANKS, DEAN, DEATON, QUILLEN, SCHROOT, SUMPTER, WALLS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 16, 1978

Pg 8. Alvin B. BANKS, 60, of 3834 Dayton rd., died at 8:05 p.m. Thursday in Community Hospital. He was born May 27, 1918, in Hazard, Ky., the son of Kelly and Martha DEATON BANKS. He was a retired employee of Landmark, Inc., and had been a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No 397, the International Pentecostal Church and was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Nora A. BANKS; three daughters, Mrs. Virgil (Martha) WALLS, of Dayton; Mrs. David (Gloria) QUILLEN, of Findlay O., and Mrs. Paul (Darona) SUMPTER of Elyria, O.; three sons, Alvin Richard BANKS, of Springfield, and Henry and Floyd, both of Elyria, two sisters, Mrs. Marvin (Alpha) DEAN, of Springfield, and Mrs. Edward (Fay) SCHROOT, of Cincinnati; a brother, Logan, of Alabama, 13 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Jones Funeral Home. Services are set for 11 a.m. Monday in the International Pentecostal Church in charge of the Rev. Cecil McCarty. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

BRINNON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 16, 1978

Page 8. Frank R. BRINNON, 79, of 820 W. Pleasant st., died at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the St. John Nursing and Convalescing Home. Services will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the Richards Memorial Home by the Rev. Walter Jordan and the Rev. Lonnie Bennett. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

DUTTON, EVERETT, FULLER, KRAMER, MCHENRY, PACKETT, RUNYAN, STEINBERGER, VOORHEES, WHEELER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 16, 1978

Page 8. George W. STEINBERGER, 72, of 220 Montgomery av., died at 2:25 p.m. Thursday in Mercy Medical Center. Mr. STEINBERGER, a resident of Springfield all his life, was born here Aug. 29, 1905. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Rosemary DUTTON of Pitchin rd., Mrs. Jean PACKETT of Springfield and the former Joan STEINBERGER, now of Marion; a son, George of Marion; three stepdaughters, Peggy MCHENRY of Springfield, Suzan RUNYAN of Toronoto, O., and Martha VOORHEES of Sarasota, Fla; a brother, Robert of St. Petersburg, Fla; and four sisters, Mrs. Maude EVERETT, Mrs. Clara WHEELER and Mrs. Esther FULLER, all of Springfield, and Mrs. Lottie KRAMER of Florida. His body was taken to Richards Memorial Home.

WOODMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 16, 1978

Page 8. William J. WOODMAN, Sr., 89, of 1600 Broadway, died unexpectedly at 9:10 p.m. Wednesday in his residence. His death followed two years of failing health. Friends may call..at the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home. Service there at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

FOX, WEAVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 16, 1978

Page 8. Walter WEAVER, 69, 1331 White Oak dr., died at 3:45 a.m. Thursday in Mercy Medical Center, after two years of failing health. He was born Aug. 25, 1908 in Cincinnati, a son of Stephen and Elizabeth FOX WEAVER, and had resideded in Springfield for several years. Survivors include two sons, Stephen and Douglas WEAVER, both of Springfield, and one brother, Paul WEAVER, of Cincinnati. His body was taken to Richards Memorial Home

DUDLEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 16, 1978

Page 8. Mrs. Willard P. DUDLEY. Services for Mrs. Lois M. DUDLEY, 78 of 609 Broadmoor blvd., S., will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Littleton Funeral Home. The Rev. Herbert Massey, pastor of the Central United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Mrs. DUDLEY died Wednesday in Mercy Medical Center.

AULT, BRIGHT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 16, 1978

Page 8. Donald AULT, 49, of 2507 Beatrice st., died Thursday evening in Community Hospital. He was born Nov 21, 1928 in Springfield, a son of Paul and Mary BRIGHT AULT. He was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church, Knights of Pythias, VFW, was a veteran of the Korean War and was a millwright at the International Harvestor Co. Survivors include his wife, Rosemary; two sons, Michael and Donald, both of Springfield; two grandchildren; a brother, Harold of Springfield. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

ANDERSON, CHESSHIR, DAVID, FANNIN, HENRY, JACKS, JOHNSON, SWAYNE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 16, 1978

Page 8. Lonnie C. JOHNSON, 58, of 411 Dayton av., died Friday morning in Community Hospital. He was born Jan. 31, 1920 in Ashland, Ky., a son of Calvin and Nola FANNIN JOHNSON. He was a member of the Foursquare Gospel Tabernacle and had been a construction worker with the Enterprise Construction Co. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen; three sons, Carl of Dayton, David of Mansfield, James, at home; four daughters, Mrs. Regina ANDERSON, Mrs. Dianna HENRY, Mrs. Karen SWAYNE, all of Springfield, Marie CHESSHIR, South Vienna; 19 grandchildren, two brothers, Denny and Earl, both of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Judy DAVIS and Mrs. Goldie JACKS, both of Springfield, and a number of nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

HART, MILLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 16, 1978

Page 8. Edwin G. HART, 61, of Ft. Walton, Fla., formerly of Springfield, died June 10 in Florida. He was born in Springfield, the son of the late P. J. and Maude HART. Survivors include a son, Peter Joseph of Birmingham, Ala; a daughter, Rebecca, at home, a sister, Margaret MILLER, Atlanta, Ga. Graveside services and burial were held in the Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Ala.

EUBANKS, HURST, NEAL, POMPEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, June 22, 1978

Page 24. Mrs Mary EUBANKS, 65, a former Springfield resident, of 1964 Fulerton, Detroit, Mich, died Monday in Detroit. She was born Feb 16, 1913, in Memphis, Tenn, the daughter of Henry and Sarah HURST NEAL. Her survivors include a brother, Robert NEAL, and a niece Sarah POMPEY, both of Detroit. Her body was brought to the Dennis L Porter Funeral Home, where friends may call after noon Friday, and where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 pm Friday. Services are set for 10:30 am Saturday in the funeral home, in charge of the Rev W E Richardson, pastor of the Mount Zion Baptist Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BRANCH, BRANDENBURG, CAMPBELL, GALLAGHER, GRIFFIN, HESS, NORRIS, RUSLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, June 22, 1978

Page 24. Hosmer BRANCH, 75, of 822 Rice st, died in his home at 12:20 pm Wednesday. BRANCH was a retired employee of the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co, and also had operated a confectionery at Liberty st and Linden av. Most recently, he had worked for Hallmark Food Service, which serves Wittenberg University. He was born in Springfield, a son of George and Bertha GRIFFIN BRANCH, and had resided here all his life. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; two daughters, Mrs Hobert NORRIS of Dayton and Mrs Donna BRANDENBURG of Springfield; two brothers, Roy and Charles both of Springfield; and four sisters, Mrs Ola CAMPBELL of Dayton, Mrs Cora HESS and Mrs Edith RUSLER, both of St Petersburg, Fla and Mrs Beulah GALLAGHER of Columbus; and five grandchildren. His body was taken to Richards Memorial Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church.

DODSWORTH, JUNG, SAUTER, SHEPARD Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 1, 1978

We dont know the actual day of this persons death. It was not included in the obituary. Mrs. Anne J. SHEPARD, 82, of 458 E. Cecil st., died at 3 a.m. Wednesday in her home. She was born in Springfield on May 8, 1896, the daughter of Ludwig and Elizabeth SAUTER JUNG. She had lived in Springfield her entire life. Mrs. Shepard was a member of St. Raphael's Roman Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Sodality there. She also was a member of the St. Raphael Branch of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Lacon (Doris) DODSWORTH of Dayton, four sons, Richard of Springfield, Raymond of Dayton, Thomas and Robert both of Sacramento Calif., three brothers, Louis, Joseph and Albert JUNG, all of Springfield, 23 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. Her husband. Dr. Raymond SHEPARD, died June 17, 1975. Friends may call a the Conroy Funeral Home from 2 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. A visitation will be held at 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be sung at the church at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

COX, RICHARDS, RUNYAN, STICKLE, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 1, 1978

Robert STICKLE, 43, of 1609 Mound st., died unexpectedly at 11:30 a.m. Friday at 316 Hickory dr. he was a lifelong resident of Springfield, born December 17, 1934, a son of David Leroy and Lena RICHARDS STICKLE. He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. John Louise RUNYAN and Mrs. Charles Imogene COX, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Gary Patricia WILLIAMS of Urbana, and two brothers, David of Pasadena, Texas, and Ronald of Springfield. One brother, William is deceased. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Littleton Funeral Home. Services will be held there at 3 p.m. Monday. Bur ail will be in Asbury Cemetery.

FORD, YEAZELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 1, 1978

Services for William H. FORD, 56, of 6568 State Route 55, who was dead on arrival at mercy Medical Center at 5:20 p.m. Thursday, are set for 10 a.m. Monday in Christ Episcopal Church, in charge of the Rev. Douglas Simmons. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Among his survivors is his wife, Sallie YEAZELL FORD.

YOUNG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 1, 1978

Services for Harry F. YOUNG, 68, of 4919 Westmont Drive, who died at 2:30 a.m. Friday in mercy Medical Center, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home, in charge of the Rev. R.R. Garrett. Friends may call in the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

JONES, KIBLER, MOZIER, SHIELDS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 1, 1978

Homer T. SHIELDS, 67, of 725 Mayhill Road, died at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Mercy Medial Center after several months of failing health. A resident of Springfield most of his life, he was born April 39, 1911, in Clinton County, a son of Harry F. and Laura KIBLER SHIELDS. He retired on February 13, 1974, from the City Wastewater Disposal Plant. He attended Fifth Lutheran Church, and was a member of Champion Aerie, Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include his wife, Mabel M. JONES SHIELDS; two step-children, Mrs. Richard (Norma Jean) MOZIER of Livonia, Mich., and Austin E. JONES, Jr., of Springfield; several nieces and nephews, and six grandchildren. His first wife, Ann, is deceased. Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Littleton Funeral Home. Services will be conducted there at 1:30 p.m. Monday by the Rev. Glen Stadler, pastor of Fifth Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

CHRISTOPHER, HALL, LEONARD Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 12, 1978

Eugene E. Leonard, 80, of 2147 Scioto st., died in his home Monday. He was born Dec. 28, 1897, n Summit County, a son of George and Lillian Christopher Leonard. He was a retired employee of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and was a World War I veteran. Survivors include three sons, Eugene E., Jr., of Memphis, Tenn., and Robert and Leon of Chattanooga, Tenn.; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and a sister, Mrs. Marguerite Hall of Florida. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home where there will be no visitation. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Herbert Massie, pastor of Central Methodist Church.

HAWVER, HONEYFANGER, RADER Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 12, 1978

Carl Hawver, 70, of 2037 Woodside av., died at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday in his home. A life resident of Springfield, he was born here June 5, 1908, a son of Edgar A. and Nora Honeyfanger Hawver. He was employed as a pressman for the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. for 33 years, as a driver for Coy Distributing Co. for three years, and a driver for the Clark County Engineer's Department for four years, retiring in 1970. Prior to his death, he was working a night watchman for the engineer's department. Survivors include his wife, Frances M.; three daughters, Mrs. Fred (Donna) Miller of Cincinnati, Mrs. William (Leah) Rader of Springfield and Sister Karen Hawver of the Sisters of Charity, Guardian Angels High School, Detroit, Mich.; one son, the Rev. Fr. Carl Hawver, O.F.M., of Fort Wayne, Inc.; nine grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. A Funeral Mass will be sung Friday morning in St. Raphael Church at a time to be announced. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

BOWER Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 12, 1978

Services for Velma E. Bower, 68, of 1568 Sheridan av., who died at 9:40 a.m. Monday in Community Hospital will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in Richards Memorial Home. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

TOOSON Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 12, 1978

Services for John W. Tooson, 52, of 307 Oakwood pl., will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity AME Church. The Rev. Lawrence Thompson will officiate. Burial will be in Soldiers Mound, Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday in the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home.

ANDREW, FITZSIMMONS, PICKERING, ROUSH, SEALS, ZERKLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 25, 1978

NEW CARLISLE - John Quincy ANDREW, 89, of 275 Enon rd., New Carlisle - a former platter, general contractor and restaurant owner - died at 7:45 p.m. Saturday in his residence. He had been in failing health for the past three years. Mr. ANDREW had worked as a platter for Springfield Metallic Casket Co., and had owned a small restaurant in Donnelsville. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church; New Carlisle Lodge No. 100, F and AM, of which he was past master, and was a member and past patron of New Carlisle Chapter No. 423, Order of Eastern Star. Mr. ANDREW was born April 19, 1889, in Rockingham County, Va., a son of George and Mary Ellen ZERKLE ANDREW. Survivors include his wife, Ruth; four daughters, Mrs. Jean ROUSH of Chillicothe, Miss Alice ANDREW of Trumbull, Conn., and Mrs. Sharon SEALS and Mrs. Rhea FITZSIMMONS, both of New Carlisle; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Lena PICKERING of Springfield. His body was taken to Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle, where friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. New Carlisle Lodge No. 100, F and AM, will conduct services in the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Don Crellin and the Rev. Harold Gray will officiate at funeral services at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Bethel Baptist Church. The body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons.

BRIGHT, CUMMINGS, GLEADELL, SCHROCK, VANFOSSEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, September 30, 1978

Mrs Jessie BRIGHT, 71, of 4724 Cedar Creek Rd, died at 9:36 am Friday in Mercy Memorial Hospital, where she was admitted Thursday. A former resident of Springfield, she had lived in Urbana for the last seven years. She was born July 14, 1907 in Fayette County, a daughter of James and Annette SCHROCK CUMMINGS. Her husband Adam died in May. She is survived by a son, Jay of Cedar Creek rd, two grandchildren and four sisters, Mrs Madge EVANS, Mrs Margery VANFOSSAN, Mrs Marie GLEADELL, and Mrs Ted BRIGHT, all of Springfield. Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Sunday at the Walter Funeral Home. Services will be conducted there at 1:30 pm Monday. Burial will be in Casstown Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Urbana Paramedics.


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