Mrs. Nellie M. WOLLAM, 86, of 129 W. Case Dr., Hudson, a Springfield resident until 1968, died at 4:20 p.m. in the Elms Nursing Home, Hudson. She was born Sept. 5, 1893, in Bookwalter, a daughter of James B. and Annie SMITH MARTIN and was a member of the Central Unitred Methodist Church. Her husband, Clinton, died in 1969. Survivors include a son, Richard, with whom she made her home; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. Graveside service and burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Ferncliff Cemetery in charge of the Rev. Stephen Gill, associate pastor of the Central United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Lillian B. NAWMAN, 62, of 201 N. Clairmont Ave., a life-long resident of Springfield, died at noon Monday in St. Anthonys Hospital, Columbus, following 18 months of illness. She was born in Springfield on Sept. 12,1917, a daughter of Adam J. and Louisa M. DONAVAN LAUGHLIN. She had been employed in the planning department at International Harvester Co. for 30 years, retiring in 1977. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and the Womens Auxiliary to Eagles Lodge 397. Survivors include her husband, Harold, three sisters, Marie MOWERY, Irene BROWN and Gertrude LAUGHLIN, all of Springfield; two brothers, George LAUGHLIN, Dayton and Eugene LAUGHLIN, Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Floyd and Noah LAUGHLIN, are dead. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Conroy Funeral Home. Services will be conducted there at 1:30 p.m. Thursday by the Rev. Russell Chrisman. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Hazel L. IRVIN. Sourth Charleston. Mrs. Hazel L. IRVIN, 67, of 3069 Jamestown Rd. South Charleston, Route 2, died in Community Hospital, Springfield, at 2 p.m Monday. She was born in Madison County, Nov 23, 1912 a daughter of Jacob and Maude BARTON DAVIS. She was a member of United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Samuel; a stepson, Robert L. IRVIN, Jamestown; four step-grandchildren; two sister, Mrs. Dorothy BAGEANT, South Charleston, and Mrs. Marjorie SHIELD, Springfield; two brothers, Alfred and Howard DAVIS, both of Springfield. A sister is dead. Her body was taken to Ingling-Williams Funeral home in South Charleston where friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m Wednesday. Services will be conducted there at 2 p.m. Thursday by the Rev. John Wilson. Burial will be in South Solon Cemetery.
Betty L POWELL, 58, of 838 Edgemont Blvd, Lansing, Mich, a former resident of Springfield on Wednesday. An assistant journal clerk in the Michigan House of Representatives since 1963, she was born in Springfield on Dec 25, 1921, a daughter of Lester and Ruth HUMES MOORE. She was formerly executive secretary of the Michigan Junior Chamber of Commerce, executive secretary of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and a former employee of the Michigan State Insurance Commission. Survivors include her father, Lester, of Springfield. Her body was taken to Littleton Funeral Home for visitation on Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm. Graveside services will be held Monday at 1 pm in Ferncliff Cemetery by the Rev Fred Mark of High Street United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Services for the Rev. Acie Lee BUTTS Sr, 71 of 689 Montgomery Ave, minister of Trydestone Baptist Church will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. The Rev. Charles Walton and the Rev. W.E.Richardson will officiate. His body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday and in Trydestone Baptist church from 6 to 9 p.m. The family will receive friends at 920 Innisfallen Ave.
Edgar L. ZINN, 54, of 4537 Middle Urbana Road, a former pressman at Springfield newspapers, Inc. died Saturday at 4;53 PM in Mercy Medical Center. He was born Oct 8, 1925 in New Carlisle, a son of Charles and Faye GORDON ZINN. He retired from Springfield Newspaper Inc. in 1975 after 25 years of service because of ill health. He was a veteran of WW II, serving in the Navy, a former member of the Northridge Lions Club and the Volunteer Fire Dept. there. Zinn was a member of Zion Lutheran church. Survivors include his wife, Mary MILLER ZINN, two daughters; Miss Linda ZINN at home and Malea YATES, Springfield; a son, Gary at home; two sisters, Mrs. James (Carol) STRAYER, Tequesta, Florida and Mrs. Janet KELLY, New Carlisle; his mother Mrs. Faye BARTLETT, New Carlisle. Friends may call at Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home, Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. services will be held there Wednesday at 1:30 PM with pastor Frank J. Mack of Zion Lutheran Church and John Radosky of St. John's Lutheran church officiating. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the New Moorefield Fire Dept. Paramedics.
Mrs. Lola Mae BAKER, 71 of 901 Cherry St, Blanchester, died at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Clinton Memorial Hospital. Survivors include a son, Richard of Springfield, a daughter, Mrs. Thelma May TIGART, Oregon; three grandchildren; one brother and one sister. Her body was taken to the Hannah Funeral Home, Blanchester, where friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and where services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in the Jefferson Twp, Cemetery.
Page 3. Mrs Hazel [PENWELL] EUBANKS, 78, of 534 Jefferson St, Greenfield, mother of a Springfield man, died at 12:05 Tuesday in the Fayette Memorial Hospital. Survivors include three sons, Raymond of Springfield, Charles of Greenfield and Alonzo Jr of Dubuque Iowa; two daughters, Mrs Dorothy ROADS and Mrs Rosabelle BLAKE, both of Greenfield; 22 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and two brothers. Her husband, Alonzo, a son, two brothers and two sisters are dead. Her body was taken to the Murray Funeral Home, Greenfield, where friends may call after 4 pm Wednesday. Services will be held there at 2 pm Thursday. Burial will be in the Bainbridge Cemetery.
Page 3. Mrs. Evelyn E WILLIAMS, 70, of 1091 Woolman Dr, Richmond, Ind. sister of three Springfield residents, died Monday in the Reid Memorial Hospital, Richmond. Survivors include her husband, Floyd; a daughter, Mrs. Phyllis IGELMAN, West Germany; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; five sisters, Mrs. Naoma SIPES, Lima, Mrs. Anita SCHUERMAN and Mrs Beatrice BALLINGER, both of Richmond. Mrs Ruby JOHNSON and Mrs Eunice MARSHALL, both of Springfield; a brother, Robert CORBIN, Springfield, and a number of nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Doan and Mills Funeral Home, Richmond, where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Friday. Services will be held at 10:30 am Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Richmond. Entombment will be in the Earlham Memorial Mausoleum.
Page 6. James E NANCE Former Springfield resident James E NANCE, 88, Santa Rosa Calif, died there Sunday at 12:45 pm. He was born Jan 25, 1892 in Pike County, a son of George and Sarah KELLER NANCE. He was a retired tool and die maker. Survivors include one sister, Mrs Verna DAVIS, Springfield. Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 am at Dayton National Cemetery. Local arrangements are being handled by Littleton Funeral Home.
Page 6. James Allen COLLIER, 15, of 858 Park Ave, died at 8:26 pm Wednesday in Mercy Medical Center following two and a half years of failing health. He was born Sept 01, 1964, in Cincinnati. He was a student at Schaefer Junior High School and was a member of the High Street Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include his mother, Mrs Jean EWING; a brother Vernon STRIPLING, and a sister, Mrs Juanita WATSON, both of Cincinnati. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 pm Friday. Services will be held there at 11 am Saturday in charge of the Rev David HOLSTEIN, pastor of the High Street Church of the Nazarene. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Clarence E ANDERSON, 72, of 1115 Blithe Rd, Northridge, died at 8 am Saturday in Community Hospital. Mr Anderson retired from International Harvester Co in 1967 after 42 years of service. He was born in Champaign County Sept 21, 1907, the son of Edward and Hattie HAYMAN ANDERSON. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and Local 402 of the UAW. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy LEACH ANDERSON; a daughter Mrs Bobby (Barbara Ann) LONGO of Springfield; a step-daughter Sharon Ann KRINKLE of Springfield; two grandchildren and three step-grandchildren. His first wife, Anna R, died in July of 1960. Mr Anderson was the last of his immediate family. His body was taken to the Jackson Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Sunday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Dorothea M. PERKINS-Dorothea M. Perkins, 68, of 4931 Hominy Ridge Rd., died in her home Friday, following six months of failing health. She was born in Clark County on Dec. 2, 1911, a daughter of Walter Allen and Ada Paden. Survivors include her husband, Herman Perkins; a daughter, Mrs. Keith (Linda) Gundolf of Springfield; a son, Ronald of Hinkley, O.; a sister, Mrs. Mabel Mansfield of Springfield and six grandchildren. Friends may call at Woods-Allgier Funeral Home on Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held there Monday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Richard Smith, Tremont City United Methodist Church, with burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery at Tremont City. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Edwin G. BABB. 80, formerly of 2169 Yellow Springs Rd., died at 8 p.m. Monday in the Ohio Masonic Home. He was born June 11, 1899, in Springfield, a son of E. Forrest and Harriet GILLETT BABB. He was a state auditor, past master of Clark Lodge No. 101 F. and A.M.; Palestine Commandry No. 33; Springfield Chapter No.48 R.and A.M.; Springfield Council No.17 R.and S.M.; Shrine Club; B.P.O.E. No. 51, American Legion No.6 and the 40 and 8 Club of the Legion and the Last Man's Club. Survivors include his wife, Louise CLARK BABB, two sisters, Mrs. Lucille FEALY, Franklin, and Mrs. Betty TOWNSLEY, Springfield, a brother, Frank BABB, Dayton. His body was aken to the Jackson Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be held there at 1 p.m. Thursday in charge of the Rev. August Schneider. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 10A. Hazel A. HORTON, 88, of 1328 Linden Ave., at 3:30 p.m. Friday in Hope House Manor. Born in Springfield on Sept. 17, 1891, she was the daughter of John Henry and Susan DUDLEY BYERMAN. A 40 year employee of Springfield Leather Products, she waw a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Home City Chapter No. 258 of the Order of the Eastern Star, Modern Temple Pythian Sisters and its past Chiefs, Gold Star Mothers Club, Gleaners Class of the church, a charter member of M.E.G. and the Good Shepherd Church Mirian Circle. Survivors include two sons, Kenneth R. and Marvin L, both of Springfield; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, Ira Judson HORTON, died in 1929. One son, two daughters, three brothers and two sisters also are deceased. Friends may call at Ingling-Williams Funeral Home Springfield, today from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be there at 1:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Richard McDaniels officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the pastors fund of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
Finous W. BURTON, 71, of 207 W. John St., died early Wednesday morning at Mercy Medical Center. He was born June 5, 1908, in Rome, Ga., a son of Frank and Emma GREENWOOD BURTON. He was a retired employee of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base where he was an aircraft electrician. Mr. BURTON was a member of Second Baptist Church, the Metoka Bible Class of the usher Board of the church. He was also a member of Champion Lodge No. 15, F. and A.M., Miami Consistory No. 26, a charter member of the Strivers Club and the Grey Eagle Camping Club. Survivors include his wife, Juanita; two daughters, Mrs. Martha DOUTHY, Springfield, ad Mrs. Balada KIDD, Dayton; one son, James L. of Springfield; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one nephew, and a number cousins. His body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home.
Eli A. BRIGHT, 75, of 1914 Montego Dr., a retired Springfield city police officer, died at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at Mercy Medical Center following a prolonged illness. He was born in Springfield, April 30, 1905, a son of Arthur and Irene GEARHART BRIGHT. He retired in 1948 from the police department and retired from the International Harvester Co., in 1971. He was a charter member and past president of the Fraternal Order of Police. He was a member of St. Andrews F. and A.M. No. 618, Antioch Shrine Temple of Dayton, Ancient Shrine Temple of Dayton, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Columbus and the Shrine Club. Survivors include his wife, Stella HOPKINS BRIGHT: one daughter, Mrs. Darrel (Virgie) DANFORD; one sister, Mrs. Louise COWGIL, both of Springfield; one brother, Emil of Milan, O.; and several nieces and nephews. One brother and his parents are dead. His body was taken to the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Springfield, where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday with F. O.E. services at 7 p.m. followed by Masonic services at 8 p.m. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Kay M. Glaesner, officiating Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Services for Herbert STRODES, 44, of 2046 Gazaway Court, who died Tuesday, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Dennis L. Porter, Funeral Home. The Rev. Cleveland Jones will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call in the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home after noon Thursday with the family present from 7 to 9 p.m. Family will receive friends at 1860 Lincoln Park Circle, S.
MECHANICSBURG - Hugh E. HOLLAND, 81, Lakeview, was dead on arrival at the Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine, emergency room at 8 p.m. Tuesday. His death followed several months of failing health. He was born February 17, 1899, in Champaign County, a son of Jesse and Jinnie HANEY HOLLARD. He was a retired employee of Wickham-Plano Plat Mtg., Co. Springfield. Survivors include his wife, Nellie, a son, Hugh Jr. of Kissimmee, Fla.; four daughters, Mrs. Jean CARL, Mrs. Dorothy BENSON, and Mrs. Herbert (Frances) BUCK, all of Springfield, and Mrs. Ann ROSEBERRY, Colorado Springs, Colo.; a foster son, George F. HOLLAND, Springfield; a stepson, Jack HARVEY, Lakeview; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Ernest (Elaine) PULLINS and Mrs. Daniel (Virginia) DILLARD, both of Mechanicsburg, Mrs. George (Patricia) DUANE, Punta Gorda, Fla.; 44 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. His body was taken to the Skillman Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual.
William C SMITH of 1214 Ferndale Lane, vice president of Carmichael Machine Co, died unexpectedly at 10:30 pm Friday in Mercy Medical Center. Mr SMITH, 59, a 28-year employee of the firm, was born in Springfield on Nov 28, 1920, the son of Charles and Elsie TURNBULL SMITH. He was a graduate of Springfield High School, the Merchant Marine Academy, was a Navy veteran of WW II, and was a member of First Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Jewell BOGGS SMITH; one daughter, Mrs Lee (Andrea) FOSTER of Springfield; one son, Randy of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs Doris GWYNN, Mrs Gladys BANKER, and Mrs Gretta PHARES, all of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Monday at Littleton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Tuesday at First Lutheran Church with the Rev Lawrence T Rugh, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial in Glen Haven Memorial Garden. Memorial contributions may be made to the Moorefield Township paramedics. Pall bearers will be Bob Hoppes, Glenn Johnston, Allan Fetherolf, Frank Vawter, Walt Callison, and Will Domigan.
Page 11. Clarence PENWELL, 76, of Bainbridge, a former resident of Springfield, died at 10:10 pm Monday in his residence. Born on Jan 14, 1904, in Bainbridge, he was a son of Cary W and Sarah LYTLE PENWELL and retired in 1965 from the Springfield Metallic Casket Co. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth VIAR PENWELL; two daughters, Martha RHOME, Springfield, Ill, and Ellen O'CONNOR, Springfield; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, Albert, of Springfield; three sisters, Ocie KNIEF, Urbana, Pauline SHOEMAKER, Bainbridge, and Ruth MOORE, Greenfield. His body was taken to the Smith-Moore Funeral Home, Bainbridge, where friends may call after 2 pm Thursday. Services will be held there at 1 pm Friday. Burial will be in Bainbridge Cemetery.
Page 11. Harold F CARDOSI, 57, of 3633 Midland St, Grove City, formerly of Springfield, died Monday at Doctors Hospital, West in Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Erma; his parents, Mr and Mrs Joseph CARDOSI, Springfield; three sons, Larry, Dale, and Donald, and a daughter, Mrs Rita RILEY, all of Springfield; 12 grandchildren; great-grandchild; two sisters, Lucille POWERS, London, O, and Evelyn POWERS Yellow Springs; two brothers, Floyd of London, O, and Edward of Springfield. His body was taken to the Schoedinger-Norris Chapel, 3920 Broadway, Grove City, where friends may call from 7 to 9 pm today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday. Services will be conducted there at 1 pm Thursday by the Rev Loran Strahm. Graveside services and burial will be at 2:45 pm Thursday in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 11. Mrs Janet PENWELL, 59, of Bainbridge, formerly of Springfield; died at 11:30 pm Saturday in Fayette Memorial Hospital Washington C H. Survivors include four children, Ronette MICK of Washington CH, Nikki BRILL of Jeffersonville, Judith ROBERTS of New Holland and Janet PECORELLA of New Orleans; 10 grandchildren; a sister and two brothers, Gene STILLINGS, Orient, O. Her husband, Raymond, died in 1978. Her body was taken to the Smith and Moore Funeral Home, Bainbridge, where friends may call today. Services will be at 2:30 pm Wednesday in the Storms Chapel Church, near Bainbridge. Burial will be n Bainbridge.
Page 11. Robert J ANDERSON, 41, of 217 June st, died at 6:25 am Friday in University Hospital in Columbus, O. He was admitted there Thursday. He was born Oct 25, 1930, in Springfield, the son of Charles and Eva LYONS ANDERSON. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Mrs ANDERSON was employed at Defense Electronics Supply Center as a packer. He was a member of the Mt Zion Baptist Church and the Sojourner Truth Circle of the Missionary Society of the church. Survivors include his parents, Mr and Mrs Charles ANDERSON; four aunts, Mrs Hazel BALLUM, Mrs Fletia LYONS, Mrs Elsie CARR and Mrs Verna PYROR, all of Springfield; two great-uncles, Albert LOWRY of Springfield and William JONES of Bristol, Va, and a number of cousins. His body was taken to the Dennis L Porter Funeral Home.
Page 11. Shelton LOUGH, 77, 0f 612 N Belmont av, died at 9:30 am Friday in Community Hospital following several years of failing health. He was born June 06, 1895, in Parkersburg, W Va, the son of Moses and Sally RIDDLE LOUGH and had resided here for the past 59 years. Mr LOUGH was a retired employe of the Robbins and Myers Co, having retired in 1959 after 24 years of service. He was a member of the Second Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Etta, one daughter, Mrs William (Dora) RIDER of Springfield; four sons, Shelton of West Linn, Ore, Donald and William of Springfield and Thomas of Toledo; a brother, Farley; a sister, Mrs Nellie SEAVER, both of Springfield; 12 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.
OLDS, Carl, age 88, of 201 Alberta St., Dayton, passed away Friday at his residence. He was born Nov. 4, 1891 in New Carlisle, Clark Co., Ohio. He was a supervisor for Dayton Power and Light Co., retiring in 1956 after 38 years with the company. A Dayton Power and Light Company Key Club member, a 25 year club member of D. P. & L., a member of Dayton Lodge No. 147 F & AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton, Antioch Temple and Shrine. He was also a member of the Antioch Marching Patrol for 18 years and a Red Fez member and a member of Antioch Seniors. He was preceded in death by 2 sons; LeRoy OLDS in 1966 and Richard OLDS in 1969, a daughter Helen GUSSETT in 1968. He is survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Samuel (Dorothy) LOBESE of San Jose, Calif., Mrs. Donald (Carleene) ROE of Dayton; 1 sister Mrs. Lenna ARMSTRONG of Christiansburg, Ohio; 2 brothers Evert OLDS of Springfield, Ohio, Raymond OLDS of Piqua, Ohio. Also survived by 17 grandchildren. Funeral services 11 a.m. Tuesday Tobias Funeral Home 648 Watervliet Ave. Pastor Edward A. Puff officiating. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 Monday at the funeral home. Submitted by Carleene Roe, firstname.lastname@example.org
John Raymond OLDS, 77, of 621 S. Adams St., died Friday at 8:55 a.m. at Piqua Memorial Hospital. He was born in New Carlisle October 18, 1902, to Leroy and Hattie Reeder Olds. His wife Ruth M. died in 1979. Olds was a retired distributor for Standard Oil Co. in Piqua. He was a member of the Green Street United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, Ray and Tom, both of Piqua; one daughter, Mrs. Orville FRANCIS (Pat) of Piqua; seven grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, one brother, Everett J. OLDS of Springfield and one sister, Mrs. Lenna ARMSTRONG of Christiansburg. One daughter, a brother and a sister preceded in death. Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the Jamieson Funeral Home, 333 W. High St., with the Rev. Robert Sinks officiating. Burial will be in Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Calling hours will be Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Submitted by Carleene Roe, email@example.com
Marjorie CHRISTIAN, 62, of 4725 Security Dr., died at 12:35 a.m. Friday in Mercy Medical Center following a two-month illness. She was born march 20, 1918, in Springfield, a daughter of Charles and Edna OLDS BRENNAN STOLL. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Lynda) YIRAK, of Springfield, and three grandchildren. He husband, Ralph, died in 1970. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Jones-O'Brien Kenney Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be conducted Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Teresa Catholic Church. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Clark County Cancer Society.
Arnold E. BLAZER, Sr., 65, of 1660 Highland Ave., died at 12:20 p.m. Friday in mercy medical Center following a prolonged illness. He was born in Springfield on July 6, 1915, a son of Lacey and Rebecca BLAZER, and was employed for a number of years as superintendent of maintenance at St. Bernard Catholic Church before retiring. He was a member of the church and the Holy name Society of the church. Survivors include four sons, Richard J., of Dayton, and Arnold E. Jr., Francis J. and Karl E., all of Springfield; one daughter, Loretta L.; one sister, Kathleen BLAZER; one brother, Earl, all of Springfield; two grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Calling hours are 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Conroy Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday in st. Bernard Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Robert E. LEE, 26, of 1432 S. Fountain Ave., was found dead in his residence Thursday night, th apparent victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. LEE was found by a roommate about 10:30 .m. lying across a bed in their apartment with a revolver in his right hand, according to reports. He was pronounced dead at the scene by a representative of the Clark County coroner's office. Born on October 25, 1953, in Springfield, he was son of Thomas D. and Joanne SCHUTTE LEE, and had been employed in the Dietary Dept. at the Best Western Motel for several years. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church. In addition to his parents, survivors include two sisters, Patty and Kathy, both of Springfield, four brothers, Michael of Hamilton, and Roger, Steven and Tim, al of Springfield; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Edward SCHUTTE Sr., and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. James B. LEE Sr.; and two nieces and one nephew. His body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Margaret L. TILLBERRY, 61, of New Port Richey, Fla., died Wednesday. A native of Youngstown, O., she was a member of the professional Archery Association and four time international and seven time national female archery champion. She was state champion many times. Survivors include one daughter, Carol KUNNEMAN of new Port Richey; two sons, Joseph I. of Springfield and Daniel H. of Bowling Green, O.; two sisters, Mary CAMPBELL of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Mariam LAUER of Urbana; and four grandchildren. Funeral services and burial were scheduled today in New Port Richey.
Mrs. Royal Kara ULEN , 91, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 8:10 p.m. Sundayin Rickly Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 15, 1888, in Cynthiana, O., and entered the Masonic Home,July 1, 1966, sponsored by the Anthony Lodge No. 455 F. and A. M. ofSpringfield. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ruth WILBERT, Port Tichey, Fla., andMrs. Helen COLLIER, Pompano Beach, Fla. Her body was taken to the LittletonFuneral Home. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the MasonicHome. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Mrs. Mildred L. THACKER , 74, of 1701 E. Home Rd. died at noon Sunday in her home. She was born Dec. 9, 1905, in Springfield, a daughter of William H. and Ella B. WHITE KNIGHT, and had resided here all her life. She was a retired employee of the Ulery Greenhouse, retiring in the late 1970s. She was a member of the V. F. W. Auxiliary. Survivors include a son, Edgar of Springfield: two daughters, Mrs. Betty BOWSER, Springfield, and Mrs. Donald (Cora) DELONG, New Carlisle; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Her husband Dewey, died in 1950; one son, Jack, died in 1936. Five brothers and four sisters also are dead. Her body was taken to the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. The V.F.W. Women's Auzilary will have services there at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held there at 11 a.m. Wednesday in charge of the Rev. Carl ULERY. Burial will be in the Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.
Leone HELZICH, 71, died at 6:10 a.m. Sunday in Rickly Memorial Hospital of the Ohio Masonic Home. She was born Oct. 31, 1908, in Hillsboro, and sponsored to the Springfield home by Highland No. 38 F. and A.M. of Hillsboro. Survivors include a brother, Archie M. SATTERFIELD, Hillsboro. Her husband is dead. Arrangements are being handled by Turner Funeral Home, Hillsboro. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery, Hillsboro.
Mrs. Omia R. INGRAM , 94, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 9:25 p.m. Sunday in Rickly Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 6, 1886, in Petona, W. VA., and entered the Masonic Home, Aug. 6, 1973, sponsored by the Albany Lodge No. 723 F. and A. M. Survivors include a son, John L. Jr. of Fairfax, Va. Her body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Masonic Home. Burial will be in the Spencer, W. Va., Cemetery.
Mrs. Ethel KINNAN, 86, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 7:55 p.m. Sunday in Rickly Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 3, 1894, in Akron, and entered the Masonic Home, July 8, 1980, sponsored by the Mt. Akra Lodge No. 680 F & AM of Akron. Survivors include her husband, John W., a resident of the home: a son, Walter of Munroe Falls; two daughters, Mrs. Alice GIBSON, Akron, and Mrs. Dorothy ENSBERGER STOW. Her body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Masonic Home. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron.
Warren WOODARD, 88, of 2441 Beatrice St., died in Community Hospital at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. He was born Sept. 13, 1892 in New Moorefield, a son of Mr. and Mrs. George WOODARD. He was an employee of the International Harvester Co. for over 30 years in the powerhouse plant, retiring in 1980. Survivors include his wife, Eileen; one son, Robert W. of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Everett (Helen) YOUNG, Springfield, and Mrs. Williams A. (Iva Jean) MCDORMAN, Columbus; on stepson, Dana Eugene KINCAID, Ashtabula; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one brother, James of Michigan; one sister, Mrs. Emma STANTON, South Vienna; two stepsisters, Mrs. Ethel BEATTY, Yellow Springs, and Mrs. Susan SAMANSKY, Springfield, and 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. Friday. Services will be held there at 1 p.m. Saturday in charge of the Rev. R. R. Garrett, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery.
Albert J. CLARK, 55, of 2164 Columbus Ave., died at 11:55 p.m. Wednesday in Community Hospital following two years of failing health. He was born in London, Ohio, October 29, 1924, a son of Albert and Dora Belle BRUMFIELD CLARK. He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Marines. He was a mechanic at the Bill Marine Ford dealership in Urbana until he retired two years ago because of ill health. Survivors include his wife, the former Esther STAMPTER; three sons, Wayne of Chicago, Ill., Jeff of Sardina, O., and Mike of Marysville; four daughters, Tonya of Cincinnati, Beth of Marysville, Mrs. Ralph (Debbie) TUMBLESON, Hammersville, and Mrs. Charles (Kathy) THOMPSON, Springfield; one stepdaughter,, Ada SKAGGS; two stepsons, Ronald and Kenneth CLEFFORD, all of Springfield; one brother, Verlyn CLARK, Florida; five sisters, Mrs. Hobert (Mary) VENNINGTON, Florida, Mrs. Lloyd (Pauline) FENNER, and Mrs. Matt (Jane) LIGHTNER, both of Hillsboro, Mrs. Frank (Charlene) HEPPERD and Mrs. Gilbert (Mabel) BEDDY, both of Mechanicsburg; three grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Springfield, where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 and 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be held there at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Raymond E. CLICK, 93, of 2415 Shrine Rd., a retired farmer, died at his home at 3:30 p.m. Sunday after becoming seriously ill a month ago. He was born in Clark County, Sept. 6, 1887, a son of Frank and Elizabeth GREENE CLICK. He was a member of Rockway Lutheran Church and an active member of the Farm Bureau. Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Maude BOTKIN CLICK; a son, the Rev. E. Dale CLICK of Dayton, pastor of First Lutheran Church there; a daughter, Mrs. Wilson (Pauline) MATTHEWS Alexandria, Va.; three grand-children, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Four brothers and a sister are dead. His body was taken to Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home for calling hours from 32 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Rockway Lutheran Church by Dr. Frederick M. Otto and Dr. T. A. Kantonen. His body will lie at the church for one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery.
Lena G. PICKERING Dies. Mrs. Lena G. PICKERING, 81, of 315 S. Burnett Rd., and a former resident of Donnelsville, died Thursday in Community Hospital, where she had been a patient two weeks. Born in Sangersville, Va., on April 27, 1899, she was a daughter of George and Mary Ellen ZERKLE ANDREWS. Mrs. PICKERING was a member of Auxiliary No. 50 of WWI, a past councilor and team club member of the Daughters of America, a charter member of DAV No. 13 Auxiliary and a member of Donnelsville Methodist Church; Star of the East, Rebecca Lodge No. 339; Home City Daughters of America No. 27; Victory Court Order of Amaranth No. 29; Manito Shrine No. 27, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem and Amar Club of Amaranth No. 20. She was a retiree from Robbins& Myers with 40 years of service. Survivors include two sons, Robert PICKERING of Springfield and Jack ICKERING of Miami Springs, Fla.; a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth PARKS of Donnelsville; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He husband, Lester, died in 1950. Calling hours are 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle. Visitation also will be held in the church for one hour prior to services, which are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday in the Donnelsville Methodist Church with the Rev. Clifford Stearns officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to the Donnelsville Methodist Church or the Heart Fund.
Ellen B. ROSE, 81, of 17 W. Johnson Ave., Apt. 319, died Thursday morning in Community Hospital. She was born April 24, 1899, in Urbana, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John MENDENHALL, and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Winston BANKS of Springfield; a sister, Louie BANKS of Delaware, O.; a brother, Wand MENDENHALL of Kenton; two grandsons and nieces, nephews and cousins. Her body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home.
Herman PERKINS, 71, of 7931 Hominy Ridge Rd., died in his residence at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday. Mr. Perkins was born April 23, 1909, in Kentucky, a son of Francis and Martha Meadows Perkins. He retired in 1956 from the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co., and in 1971 from the Long Branch Dairy, Tremont City. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Keith (Linda) Gundolf, Springfield; one son Ronald of Hinkley; six grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Geneva Harris, Blue Ash, O., and two brothers, Elmer of Springfield and Herbert of Erlander, Ky. His wife, Dorothea M., died Feb 29, 1980. Friends may call at the Woods -Allgier Funeral Home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there at 11 a.m. Saturday by the Rev. Richard Smith of the Tremont City United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Tremont City. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Funeral services for Lisa K. Acton, 20, of 210 Sunnyside Place, will be conducted by the Rev. Steve White on Saturday at 2 p.m. in First Christian Church. Her body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to services. Burial willl be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home on friday from 6 to 9 p.m. Miss Acton was killed in an auto accident Wednesday morning on U.S. 68 at Ohio 235, north of Xenia. She had been a student at Cincinnati Bible College for the past two years and was currently a student at the University of Cincinnati. She was born in Springfield on July 23, 1960, a daughter of Eleanor Barker -- (balance of obituary missing)
Marvin (Sonny) R. Huff, 49, of 815 E. Main St. died at 9:15 p.m. Thursday in Community Hospital. Born on July 27, 1931, in Springfield, he was a die setter at International Harvester Co. for 25 years, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean Conflict. Survivors includa a sister, Mrs. Naomi Mae Ewers of Springfield; a brother, Joseph R. Jr. of Springfield; three aunts and several nieces and nephews, His mother Mae Sweitzer Wilson, died in 1975. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Conroy Funeral Home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home with the Rec. Fr. Elmer Smith of St. Joseph Church officiating. Cremation will follow. Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.
Ray L. McClellan, 65, of 6640 New Carlisle Pike, died aat 4:30 a.m. Wednesday in Grandview Hospital, Dayton. A retired repairman for the former Universal Atlas Cement Co., Fairborn he was a member of First Christian Church, Huber Heights. He ws born April 30, 1915, in Belle Centr, the son of Fred and Lola Spurgeon McClellan. Survivors include his son, Gary McClellan of Phoenix, Arizona; two sisters, Evelyn Street of Xenia, and Mrs. --(balance of obituary missing)
Dr. Franklin McNutt Sr., died last friday at Friends Home Nursing Care Center, Greensboro, N.C. A native of Bucyrus, McNutt was the retired dean of the graduate school at the University of North Carolina. A graduate of Wittenberg College, he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Masonic Lodge, past president of the Greensboro Rotary Club and the South Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society. He is survived by a sister, Emily MCNUTT of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs Charles P. ADAMS of Rocky Mount, N. C. and Mrs. William H. KINDELL of Tampa Fla. ; 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services were conducted Sunday in Bath, N. C. Memorials may be made to St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Bath, N. C.