Clarence Russell EVILSIZOR, 57, of Sturgis, Michigan, a former resident of Springfield, died at 11:30 p.m. Friday in Sturgis. Calling hours are 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in the Foglesong Funeral Home, Sturgis, where services will be conducted at 1:30.p.m.
Page 22. Armine A. ARTHUR, 92 of Good Shepherd Village died there Monday evening, July 4, at 8:30 PM after a lengthy illness. He was born March 3, 1891 in Clark Co. A son of John Warren and Margaret (HURSH) ARTHUR. He attended Oakland Presbyterian Church. He was a retired school teacher and also did carpenter work and bee keeping. His wife Mary Jane preceded him in death, Feb. 20, 1983. He is survived by two sons, Eugene M and George E both of Springfield, One daughter Mrs.. Dempsey (Rachel) MCKINNEY, Springfield, 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs.. Charles (Mable ) QUICK, Florida, Mrs. Zella HIGGINS, Hollywood, California, Mrs.. Margaret FOULK, Springfield, Mrs. Creola NAUGLE, Odessa Missouri; one brother Austin ARTHUR, Chicago, Illinois, several nieces and nephew. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from ;7-9- PM Wednesday. Graveside service will be Thursday at 1:30 PM in Enon Cemetery in charge of the Rev. James Schumacher. .......................
John W. (Jack) LAUCHARD, 67, of 340 S. Main St., Dayton, Ohio., died Wednesday, July 13 at 1 a.m. in his residence. He was a former Springfield resident. He was born in Springfield January 11, 1916, a son of John and Mary (BURKE) LAUCHARD. He was a retired toolmaker. Survivors include a son, John M. (Michael), Cincinnati; two brothers, George and Joseph LAUCHARD, both of Springfield, a sister, Mrs. Mary DESKI, Dayton; two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lythle and Coffman Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sat., in the Calvary Cemetery.
Orville L. RICHARDS, 59, of 476 Selma Road, died Thursday, July 14th at 10:55 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center following several months of illness. He was born in Springfield, January 29th, 1924, a son of Harvey and Almeada (GREY) RICHARDS. He was a resident of Spfld, all his life. He served in the U.S.Army in WWII and was emloyed by Hank Williams. In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife, Annabelle (STEVENS) RICHARDS, Spfld., four brothers, Charles CA., Don, Iowa, Jim and Bob, both Michigan, one sister, Mrs. Mildred HALSTED Springfield, several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in the Austin Richards and Raff memorial Home Funeral services will be held in the memorial Home at 1 p.m. Mon., with the Rev. Wm. Simmann of Hope Lutheran Church officiating Interment in Rosehill Burial Park.
Helen E. ROSENSTEEL, 86, of 212 Hawthorne Rd., died at 4:15 a.m. Thursday in Community Hospital. She was born Oct. 15, 1896 in Zanesville, a daughter of Elmer A. and Anna EVANS. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Frank (Ann) STEWART, Jr. Spfld., two grandsons, J. Douglas STEWART, Columbus, and Dale Evans STEWART, Spfld, one brother, Russell R. EVANS, Zanesville. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Friendship Club, the Womens Town Club of Clark County, the Historical Society and the American Association of University Women. She attended Denison University, Granville, where she was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. Her husband, John L. ROSENSTEEL, died Oct 16, 1973. Her body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home where friends may call from 3-5 p.m. Sunday. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Ferncliff Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Phillips officiating.
WELDON D. HAWKE 86, of 2605 Broadview Dr., died at 11:58 p.m. Wednesday in Community Hospital. He was born Sept. 19, 1896, in Clark County, a son of Thomas and Ella E. (FATZINGER) HAWKE. He was a retired carpenter and had been employed at the A.G. Samuelson Co and the W.A. Stevenson Co. He is survived by two sons, Raymond J. GULICK and James W. HAWKE; one daughter, Mrs. Gerald (Harriet) BOETTICHER, all of Spfld; six grandchildren, two brothers, Russell HAWKE, Sr., and Edwin HAWKE, one sister, Mrs. Ruth BURLILE, all of Spfld; several nieces and nephews. His wife, Eldora, died in 1967. Five brothers and fours sisters are also deceased. He was a former member of the Local Carpenters Union. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home where friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Myrtle I. Crable HARTMAN, 80, died Friday, July 15, at 2 p.m. in Good Shepherd Village Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 25, 1902; a daughter of Royal and May Derth (should be Dearth). She was a member of the Red Star Lodge of the Knights of Pythias. She was preceded in Death by her husband, Roy G., n 1979. Survivors include one son, Frank Crable, Spfld.; one daughter, Mrs. Russell (Jeanette) Williams, Spfld.; five grandchildren' 10 great-grandchildren; one stepson, Jesse Hartman, Spfld.; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Phyllis Taylor, Spfld.; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Littleton Funeral Home form 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Randall Peters, of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Eugene H. DEMENT, 77, of 41 S. Arlington Ave., Spfld., and N. Fort Myers, FL., died at 5:15 a.m. Saturday in Lee memorial hospital, Fort Myers. He was born in Lawrence County, Ohio, Sept. 2, 1905, a son of Homer and Alice (Massie) DeMent. He retired from White Motors Co. in 1967. He is survived by his wife, Dortha Ann (Clemans) DeMent; one sister, Mrs. Edna Morningstar, South Charleston; one brother, Clayton DeMent, South Charleston; nieces and nephews. Arrangements are pending at the Rader Funeral Home, London.
Page 5D. Rena Maye MERRITT, 62, of 1608 Uplands Dr, died at 4:35 am Saturday in the Belle Manor Nursing Home. Body to the Littleton Funeral Home, visitation 3-5 and 7-9 pm Monday, services there 2:30 pm Tuesday.
Page 5D. Martha A MCCLURE, 65, of 522 W Columbia, died at 3:42 am Friday in Mercy Medical Center. Body to the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home; visitation 3-5 and 7-9 pm Sunday; services there 10:30 am Monday.
Page 5D. Nora M YOUNG, 82, a resident of the Ohio Masonic Home, died there Saturday. Visitation in the Masonic Home chapel one hour prior to services at 1:30 pm Monday. Arrangements by the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home.
Page 5D. Enon -- Barbara H NEWKIRK, 60 of Enon, died at 6:05 am Friday in the W-PAFB Hospital. Body donated to Wright Sate University Medical School. Requiem Eucharist services 7:30 pm Thursday in Christ Episcopal Church.
Page 5D. Sedalia -- Odell E JACKSON, 70, of 85 South St, former mayor of Sedalia, died at 2 pm Saturday in Madison County Hospital, London, O. Body to the Rader Funeral Home, London; visitation 2-4 and 7-9 pm Monday and Tuesday; visitation also in the Church of Christ in Christian Union. London, one hour prior to services at 2 pm Wednesday.
Page 5D. South Charleston -- Margie I BOOHER, 86, of 10 S Church St, died at 6:10 am Saturday in the Madison Elms Nursing Home, London, O. Body to the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston; visitation 6-9 pm Tuesday; graveside services 11 am Wednesday in Ellerton Cemetery, Ellerton, O.
Page 5d. Barbara H NEWKIRK, 60, of Enon, OH, died at 6:05 am Fri, July 29 in the US Air Force Medical Center at W-PAFB. She was born in New Bedford, MA, June 3, 1923, a daughter of Charles H and Eliza (NUTTALL) HUGHES. She was a registered nurse for the US Army from 1945 to 1948 and a member of Christ Episcopal Church. In addition to her mother, Eliza HUGHES, Fairhaven Mass, she was a dear wife to Col. M.M. NEWKIRK and loving mother to Mrs Mark (Judith) IRVINE and Mrs Frank (Lisa) BLAZER, both of Spfld. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles H HUGHES and a brother, Earle HUGHES. Her body was donated to the Wright State University Medical School. A Requiem Eucharist service will be held at 7:30 pm Thurs in the Christ Episcopal Church with the Rev C Douglas Simmons, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Episcopal Church.
Page 12. Eursa H PENWELL, 83, of Fort Worth, TX, a former Spfld resident, died Friday evening in Ft Worth. He was born March 10, 1900 in Bainbridge, OH, a son of Andrew and Julia (SMITH) PENWELL. He retired in 1965 from Robbins & Myers. For the past three years, he resided with a son, E L PENWELL, in Fort Worth. In addition to his son, he is survived by two step-daughters, Mrs Dorothy ZINKHORN, Spfld, and Mrs Lucille MOORE, Mesa, AZ, 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle, and Coffman Funeral Home where friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 pm Tuesday. Services will be held at 1:30 pm Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev Ronald W Bowen officiating. Burial will be in Myers Cemetery, North Hampton.
Page 12. Leo WHITE, 23, of 103 E Main St, South Vienna, died unexpectedly Saturday, July 30, 1983, at 5:42 pm. He was born in Madison Co, Jan 27, 1960, a son of Harry L and Shirley (HAYNES) WHITE. He had been a resident of Clark County most of his life. In addition to his parents, with whom he resided, he is survived by his wife, the former JoReane MILLER, Mechanicsburg; one brother, Harry Jr; one sister, Teresa, both at home; four step-brothers, Roy, John and Robin LEMASTER, all of Spfld, and Ed LEMASTER, South Charleston; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation will be in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home from 3-5 and 7-9 pm Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Wednesday in the Memorial Home with the Rev Paul Mercer, of the Home Road Church of Christ in Christian Union, officiating. Internment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.
David H. KERR, 85 of 1260 Victory Rd., Springfield, died unexpectedly in his residence Sunday afternoon. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Maiden Lane Church of God. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian, March 1979. His is survived by two sons, Dale and Dewey, both of Springfield, seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, a sister Mrs. (too faint to read), Frankford, OH. Services Wed. in the Trostel Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle. Burial in Vale Cemetery.
Edward A. LEACH, 82, died Sun. afternoon, August 7th. He was born Nov. 1st, 1900 in Fayette Co, a son of William Burges(?) and Alverda Jane (GLASS) LEACH, He was a retired mechanic, a Veteran of WWII and a member of the Jamestown Church of Christ. Survivors include one brother, Norman, Jamestown; three sisters, Mrs. Marjorie BRAKEFIELD, Lorna SMITH, Neoma (John) LEACH, all of Jamestown; several nieces and nephews. Services Wed. at Powers Funeral home. Burial in Jamestown Cemetery.
PAGE 12. Joseph "Russell" CHATWOOD, 61, of 2210 E Main St, died at 6:20 pm Sat at Community Hospital after a sudden illness. He was a lifelong resident of Springfield, born here September 22, 1921, a son of Russell J and Iva (PENCE) CHATWOOD. He was a press repairman at the Dayton Press, Inc and was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Helen; two sons, Craig E, Boise, ID and Allan R, Irmo, SC; six grandchildren; one sister, Iva FRAZIER, Springfield; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 6-8 pm Monday in the Littleton Funeral Home. Service will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday in the Glen Haven Memorial Gardens Chapel.
Jean Marie DONAHUE, 80, of 210 North Florence Street, died at 9:15 p.m. Saturday August 13, in her residence. She was born in Springfield, June 14, 1903, a daughter of William Edward and Esther Ann (BENFOLD) BOHN and had resided here all of her life. She was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Harry (Esther) ELLIOTT, of Springfield; a son, David Leo, of Dayton, a brother, Leroy BOHN, Springfield; six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo, in 1977, a son, Ronald, a daughter, Cecilia and two brothers. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday with visitation service held at 8 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Raphael's Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Roger A. "Jupe" FENWICK, 47, of 1201 Holly Drive, died at 7 p.m. Saturday in Mercy Medical Center. He was born in Springfield, June 29, 1936, a son of Allen and Mary (TAYLOR) FENWICK. He had been employed as a firefighter for the Springfield Fire Department for over 20 years. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and Local No. 333 of the International Association of Firefighters. He had served with the Marines during the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife, the former Judy RILEY, his parents of Springfield, two sons, Roger Allen, Jr., and Kevin, both at home; two sisters, Mrs. Jean STRALEY and Mrs. Sandy SCHWAMM, three brothers, Larry, James and Randy, all of Springfield, and a number of nieces and nephews. A brother, Michael is deceased. His body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where there will be no visitation. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in St. Bernard Church, with burial in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Hannah E. WHITE, 99, of 2832 Columbus Rd., died in Hope House Manor, Tues. Aug 23rd at 1 p.m. She was born Nov. 4th, 1883, in Romney, WV., a daughter of William and Margaret (SPURLING) ALLENDER. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Nellie (ALDRICH) RODDY with whom she resided, and Mrs. Ethel (WHITE ) BAIRD, Spfld,; on son, Harry ALDRICH, Yorba Linda, CA, eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband; Harry ALDRICH in 1909 and her second husband, George WHITE in 1962. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, two sons, five brothers and two sisters. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where will be no visitation. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in her memory to the donors favorite charity.
Page 3. Mrs Anna M PEARCE, 68, Succumbs In Michigan Urbana--Mrs Anna M PEARCE, 68, widow of Dr Henry M PEARCE, in whose honor the local American Legion Post was named, died at 10:20 pm Saturday in a Lansing, Mich, hospital, where she had been undergoing treatment for the past 10 weeks. Mrs PEARCE had been visiting at the home of her son-in-law, J M HEPLER, in Lansing. A son, Clay PEARCE of Dallas, Tex, and a sister, Mrs Frank SCHMIDT of Columbus, survive. The body was brought to the Humphreys Funeral Home here Sunday night.
Page 3. John BLAND dies John Bland, 67, died at 7:20 am Monday at the home of his step-daughter, Mrs Redmon EWING, 604 Fair st. He also leaves a sister, Mrs Mary BROWN of Wilmington, NC. Mr BLAND had been a resident of Springfield for the last 35 years. He was a member of Trinity A M E Church. The body was taken to the Patterson funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Wednesday at Trinity A M E Church, and burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 3.Thomas EUBANKS Coroner Probes Death of Child ; Two-Year-Old Boy Dies When Struck By Car Investigation of the death of two-year-old Thomas EUBANKS, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lamar S EUBANKS, 1820 Hillside av, who was fatally injured Sunday evening when struck by an automobile driven by Heber P LYNCH, 37, of 717 N Belmont av, was being conducted Monday by Coronor Austin Richards. Coroner Richards said that he desired to question witnesses to the accident before returning an official verdict in the case. The accident, according to police reports, occurred about 7 pm Sunday when the child is said to have darted from the sidewalk in front of his home into the path of the automobile. LYNCH told police that he did not see the child. He said he heard a "thud" and then heard children screaming. He said he brought his automobile to a halt, and as he did so, Mrs EUBANKS carrying her son, opened the door of his automobile and said. "Take me to the hospital". LYNCH complied with the request, but the child was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. Death is said to have been caused by a fractured skull and shock. LYNCH, who was accompanied by Miss Helen DUNDON, 1912 Hillside av, said that he was driving about 15 miles an hour at the time of the accident and that he halted his car within 10 feet after hearing the "thud". His statement was corroborated by several witnesses. He was released after being questioned by authorities. The EUBANKS child was born in Springfield on July 23, 1936. Besides his parents, survivors are a brother, Charles Richard, at home, and grandparents, Mr and Mrs Charles W EUBANKS and J R GRAM, all of Springfield. The body was removed to the Jackson funeral home and will be taken to the residence Monday evening. It will be returned to the Jackson funeral home at 1 pm Wednesday for funeral services at 2 pm Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Mary Nell Sweitzer, 74, of 524 E. Rose St.. Springfield, Clark, Ohio died at 12:30 pm Monday., October 10, 1983 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born April 13, 1909, in Wilmington, Ohio., a daughter of Ervin and Dora Bell (Doan) Brewer. She was a member of the Trinity Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include 3 daughters, Mary Martha HATFIELD and Marian Sue JENKINS, both of Springfield and Karen Ruth RUDY, Piqua, five sons, Clarence Francis (Bud), Alameda, Calif., Jessie Irvin, Santa Cruise, Calif., Jack L. , Urbana, Ohio, George W. (Bill), Springfield, Dwight L. (Whitey), Ft. Pierce, Florida. 34 Grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; several neices and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion HUGHEL SWEITZER, Feb. 17, 1970, a son, Forrest Eugene, December , 1977. Her body was taken to the Jones-O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home where friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 pm Thursday. Services will be held at 11 AM Friday in the Trinity Church of the Nazerene with the Rev. Watson Swope officiating. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Her body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to services.
Robert H. MCKEEVER, 67, of 1409 Ronald Rd., Spfld., Oh., died in Community Hospital at 1:40 a.m. Thursday November 17, after a lenghty illness. He was born in Clark County January 5, 1916, a son of John W. and Della (BLAKEMAN) MCKEEVER. He worked for the Ohio Edison for 32 years, retiring in 1978. Survivors include his wife, Madge (BURKIMER); a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Linda) GREAR, Springfield; a sister, Miss Lenora MCKEEVER, Urbana; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers. He was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church, Clark Lodge Free and Accepted Masons, F&Am, the Knights of Pythias Ingomar and a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. Calling housrs will be in he Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.. Services will be held in the funeral home Saturday at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Donald Gillhouse, officiating. Burial in Mertle Tree Cemetery.
Lon WILLIAMS, 83, of 4060 S. Charleston Pk., died suddenly at 1:05 a.m. Thursday, November 17th, in Community Hospital. He was born July 29th, 1900, in Salyersville, KY, a son of Ben and Liza (MONTGOMERY) WILLIAMS. He was a resident of Springfield for the last 20 years. He was a retired mail carrier. Survivors include two sons, Manford, Springfield, Cortis, Urbana; two daughters, Mrs. Fred (MALTA) HOWARD, Mt. Sterling, KY, Mrs. Robert (Melda) DOWNEY, Mesa AZ; one sister, Mrs. Charlie (Zelda) HOWARD, Salyersville, KY; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frona, in 1964 and three brothers. His body was taken to the Austin Richards & Raff Memorial Home and will be send to the Caudill Funeral Home, Salyersville, KY for bisitatio 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Rock House United Baptist Church, Salyersville, with the Rev. Roy Coffey officating. Burial in Jenkins Cemetery, Salyersville.
Page 14. Marie JAMES, 82, of 520 N Murray St. was found dead in her residence Sat morning, Dec 24. She was born Jan 13, 1901 in Spfld., a daughter of John and Katherine BURNS. She was a member of St Bernard Catholic Church. Survivors include a brother, Maceo BURNS, Spfld.; many nieces and nephews She was preceded in death by her husband. Friends may call at the Dennis L Porter Funeral Home after 2 pm Wed with the family present 7-9 pm. Funeral services will be Thurs at 11 am in the funeral home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 14. Glendon R MICHAEL, 83, of 908 W Columbia St., died Saturday, Dec 24, 1983, at 8 pm in his residence. He was born on Jan 27, 1900, in Clark County, a son of Walter and Mary (RUST) MICHAEL. He was a retired city bus driver and a member of the United Church of Christ and Clark Lodge No 101 F & AM. He is survived by his wife, Austa (EUBANKS) MICHAEL; two sons, Glen, Springfield, and Craig, Dayton; one daughter, Mrs Jeanne CORBIN, Springfield; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 3-5 and 7-9 pm Tuesday, with Clark Lodge holding services there at 7 pm Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev Malcolm Gillespie, of the United Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow in New Carlisle Cemetery.
Page 14. Steven T ROBERTSON, 31, of 1337 Erika Dr., died at 8:30 pm Mon., Dec 26th in his residence. He was born Sept 4th, 1952 in Hopkinsville, KY., a son of John T and Mildred (BOYD) ROBERTSON. He was employed for the past five years as an Electronics Technician for the TAB Products Co. He was a Veteran of the US Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Linda; two sons, James Randall and Jessie Wade; two step-children, Paul R HURSH and Christine Marie, all of Spfld.; his parents; one brother, John Patrick ROBERTSON; two sisters, Glenda Jo BADER, Marybeth ROBERTSON; one nephew, Jeremy BADER all of KY.
Page 14. Donald E. SWINDLER, 55, of 4701 Haverwood lane, Dallas, Texas, a former Springfield resident, died at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday in Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas. Body to Littleton Funeral Home; visitation 2-5 p.m. Sunday, and in Zion-Lutheran Church one hour prior to services at 11 a.m. Monday.
Pg 14. George G. DODDS, 58, of 410 Montgomery Ave., died at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Mercy Medical Center. Body ot Jones-O'Briend--Kenney Funeral home; no visitation; graveside services 11 a.m. Tuesday in Somerford Cemetery.
Jessie F. (SHAFER) PFEIFFER, 91, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 3:15 a.m. Fri. Jan. 27. She was born in Spfld. April 20, 1892, a daughter of John H. and Lola (FULLERTON) FUNK. She retired in 1973 from the law office of Frayne, Balzer, Warren and Andreoff, where she had worked as an investigator. She had been a member of Central United Methodist Church for over 70 years. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Earl Clifford SHAFER, in 1919 and her second husband, Edward A. PFEIFFER, in 1960. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Merrill (Jeanne) WELLER, Spfld.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Her body was taken to Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home where visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday evening. Her body will be returned to the Ohio Masonic Home, where services will be conducted Mon. at 1:00 p.m. Visitation at the Home will be one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.(Ed. After Earl's death, she married and divorced Harry COSS).
Page 12. Miss Flora Catherine "Kitty" MCCONKEY, 90, formerly of Tuttle Rd., died in Heartland of Springfield at 2:50 p.m. Thursday, Jan 26. She was born on Nov 29, 1893, in Clark County, a duaghter of Edwin and Ester (FOLEY) MCCONKEY. She retired from the Crowell-Collier Company. She was a member of the Legonda United Methodist Church and the Servo Sunday school class of the church. She is survived by six nephews, Elmer and Robert MCCONKEY, both of South Vienna, Floyd MCCONKEY, Springfield, Harold MCCONKEY, Laurel, IN, John PAYTON, Southern Pines, N.C. and James ENGLE, Springfield; two nieces Mrs. Esther HEIZER, of Clarksville, IN, and Mrs. Jane CRATSLEY, Swarthmore, PA; one brother-in-law, Irwin PAYTON, Kennett Square, PA. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary KEMLER, Nancy ENGLE, and Helen PAYTON, two brothers, Walter and Fred MCCONKEY. Her body was taken to the Woods-allgier Funeral home where friends may call from 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Services will be held in the funeral home at 2 p.m. Monday in charge of the Rev. James R. Stevenson, pastor of the Lagonda United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Submitted by Janie Martin Whitty (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Page 12. Hazel M. IRVIN, 83, 18 S. Church St., Jamestown, died Jan. 25 at 1:30 p.m. following a short illness. she was born May 24, 1900, a daughter of Albert and Luella (HAGGARD) KOEHLER. She was preceded in death by her husband, James, whom she married Dec. 24, 1935. She is survived by a step-daughter, Mrs. Milford (Ruth) CHURCH, Spfld; two nieces, Mrs. Annabelle KARR, Columbus, Mrs. Donald (Betty) BAILEY, Jamestown. Her body was taken to Powers Funeral home, Jamestown. Services will be held 1:30 p.m. Sun. Burial in the Jamestown Cemetery.
Page 12. Jeanette MILLER, 75, of Fayetteville, NC, formerly of Spfld., died Wed, Jan 25 in Womack Army Hospital, Fort Bragg, NC. She was a former employee of Kissell Co. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Edith ERVIN, NC; four grandchildren; 12 greatgrandchildren. Her body was taken to Reezes-Bulla Funeral Home, Hope Mills, MC where funeral services will be held Sat., at 3 p.m.. Burial will be in Cumberland Cemetery.
Page 12. Jessie F. (SHAFER) PFEIFFER, 91, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 3:15 a.m. Fri. Jan 27. She was born in Spfld. April 20, 1892, a daughter of John H. and Lola (FULLERTON) FUNK. She retired in 1973 from the law office of Frayne, Balzer, Warrena nd Adreoff, where she had worked as an investigator. (Rest of obit cut off)
Page 6C. Barbara E. BOTKIN, 88, of 1022 Mavor, died at 2:10 P.M. Saturday, Jan. 28, 1984, in Community Hospital. She was born on April 12, 1895, in New Carlisle, a daughter of John and Sarah (COBAUGH) MCAFEE. She was a member of the Trinity Missionary Church. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. C. V. (Elizabeth) DEAN and Mrs. Geneva ADKINS, both of Springfield, Mrs. Charles (Mary) ENTLER, South Charleston, and Mrs. Thomas (Joan) WILLIAMS, Medway; a son, George, Springfield; 26 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband John and a son Albert. Her body was taken to the Jones-O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home where friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Monday. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Trinity Missionary Church with the Rev. Steve Beigle officiating. Interment will be in New Carlisle Cemetery.