Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for April thru May 1988


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CROSSIN, DENNIS, DETRICK, EDWARDS, REDMOND Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 2, 1988

Opal Ellen Crossin, 87, of 1225 Cedarview Drive West, died at 12:50 PM, March 31, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born, August 7, 1900 in Springfield the daughter of John H. and Anna A. (Miranda) DETRICK. She was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church, Catholic Ladies of Columbia, volunteer at Community Hospital. Survivors include a son, Jack of Springfield; three granddaughters, Katherine CROSSIN, Springfield, A. Beth EDWARDS, Ellen K. DENNIS, both of New York; one grandson J. Brian REDMOND, New York; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Sr. and a daughter, Anne Rita REDMOND. Her body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. Funeral mass will be sung at 10:00 AM, Monday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Mass will be conducted by Father James Bramlage. Interment in the Cemetery of the Gate of Heaven, Mt. Pleasant, Westchester County, New York. Contributions may be made to St. Raphaels Church Rehabilitation Fund or Community Hospital Endowment Fund

CLICK, CREAGER, DICK, FRANK, HALLORAN, NEIHEISEL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, April 3, 1988

Lucille L. Click, 77, of 602 Portage Path, formerly of 831 East Rose Street, died at 2:52 PM Saturday, April 2, 1988 in her residence. She was born in Springfield, Ohio on October 10, 1910 the daughter of Perry and Viola (CREAGER) DICK. She was a former employee of the Ohio Thermometer Corporation, Duigan's Beauty Salon, and former co-owner of Jean's Beauty Salon. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Robert McDANIEL, Mary Lou and John McBLANE, both of Springfield; six grandchildren, Marsha FRANK and Lisa HALLORAN, both of Springfield, Susan NEIHEISEL of Westerville, Ohio, Robert McDANIEL, Jr. of Ontario, California, John McBLANE, Jr. of Springfield, and Tab Allen McBLANE of St. Paris. She was preceded in death by her husband, John CLICK in April 1971 and a grandson, Terrance McBLANE in October 1986. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home on Monday from 3:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday in the memorial home with Rev. Dennis Moritz officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

BRANNAN, CROUCH, CROUSE, HENRY, MEYERS, UHLE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, April 3, 1988

Robert A. Crouch, Sr., 65, of 1039 Hampton Road North, Springfield, died Friday evening, April 1, 1988 in Community Hospital. He was a Springfield area resident most of his life and a retired Aerospace Engineer Technican from Wright Patterson Air Force Base, retiring in 1983 after 42 years of service. He was a world War II Army Air Force Veteran. Survivors include his wife, Rosemarie; two sons, Robert A. CROUCH, Jr. of Reading, Pennsylvania and Kevin Douglas CROUCH, stationed with the United States Army, Korea; a daughter, Mrs. Dale (Renee' Marie) CROUSE of Springfield; four sisters, Harriet HENRY of Jupiter, Florida, Katherine MEYERS and Helen BRANNAN, both of Brooksville, Florida, Dottie Jean UHLE of Miami, Florida; two brothers, Richard CROUCH of Brooksville and Andrew CROUCH of Miami. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers. Services will be held Wednesday, April 6, 1988 at 11:00 AM in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends may call on Tuesday from 5:00-8:00 PM in the funeral home.

PLACKE, REDMOND, SEEM, WAKEFIELD, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, April 3, 1988

Theron J. WILLIAMS 84, of 926 Tibbetts Avenue, died April 1, 1988 in Community Hospital. He was born on May 5, 1903 in Springfield, Ohio the son of W. G. (Doc) and Elizabeth (WAKEFIELD) WILLIAMS. He retired from International Harvester Company in 1962, after 30 years of service. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen L. WILLIAMS and a son, Robert J. REDMOND. Survivors include his daughter, Alice E. REDMOND with whom he resided; one niece, Dorothy SEEM of Fostoria, Ohio; nephews, Wilbur G. WILLIAMS of Enon, Kenneth WILLIAMS of Florida, Jerry WILLIAMS of Oregon, and Harry PLACKE of Sidney; several grandnieces and nephews. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday where services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. R. R. GARRETT officiating. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

BARCAFER, CAYWOOD, LYONS, NEFF, PEMBERTON, SHOEMAKER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 5, 1988

William C. LYONS, 89, of Villa Springfield died at 4:10 p.m. Saturday in Villa Springfield. He was born April 10, 1898 in West Jefferson, Ohio the son of William C. and Elizabeth (PEMBERTON) LYONS Sr. He was a member of Emery Chapel United Methodist Church. He retired from Bardol Oil Company. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth (NEFF) LYONS; one daughter, Jean SHOEMAKER, Beria, Ohio; two sons, Richard and Jack, Springfield; a sister, Alice CAYWOOD, Florida; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Miriam BARCAFER. His body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home where friends may call from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 100 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Services will be conducted by Rev. Paul Pike. Interment in Nettle Creek Cemetery, Westville.

DEAN, GIBSON, ROPER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 5, 1988

Glen H. DEAN, 77, formerly of 2334 Irwin Avenue, Springfield, died Sunday, April 3 in the Ohio Masonic Home. He was born February 27, 1911. Survivors include his wife, Bessie; three sons, James DEAN, Stafford, Virginia, Michael ROPER, United State Army, Huntsville, Alabama, Jeffrey ROPER, Columbus; one sister, Phyllis GIBSON, Dayton; one brother, Jesse DEAN, Springfield; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Maxine and two brothers, Dwight and Dave Dean. Visitation will be held in the Ohio Masonic Home Chapel one hour prior to service time at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday. Interment in Rose Hill Burial Park.

COX, FOUT, MCLAUGHLIN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 5, 1988

Charles Floyd FOUT, 71, of 3153 Greenwood Street, Winter Park, Florida died Friday, March 25, 1988. Born in Jackson, Ohio, he moved to Winter Park from Springfield, Ohio in 1958. He was a machine quality control precision tool and die manufacturer and a member of Aloma United Methodist Church. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the Anthony Masonic Lodge of Springfield. Survivors include his wife, Betty; two sons, Charles E. of Winter Park, Florida and David L. of Maitland, Florida; one daughter, Diane COX of Orlando, Florida; a sister, Avenelle MCLAUGHLIN of Lima, Ohio; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held in Goldenrod, Florida on Tuesday, March 29 with the Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral home handling the arrangements.

DILLARD, GREER, HARDIE, SAUNDERS, SAUTTER, STOVER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 5, 1988

Everett W. GREER, 72, of South Charleston died Monday, April 4, 1988 at 10:45 a.m. in his residence following several months failing health. He was born in South Solon, Ohio, January 8, 1916 the son of Samuel Leroy and Daisy (STOVER) GREER and was a Madison and Clark County resident all of his life. He was a member of the South Charleston United Methodist Church where he was involved in many church activities and had taught Sunday School for over 25 years. Survivors include his wife, Carol (DILLARD), whom he married October 25, 1936; one son, Thomas, Stoutsville, Ohio; one daughter, Mrs. James (Marva) HARDIE, Columbus, Ohio; two brothers, Harold, Springfield and Arnold, South Solon; two sisters, Ruth SAUNDERS, South Solon, Donna Mae SAUTTER, Dayton; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Lawrence. Friends may call Tuesday from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston United Methodist Church with burial to follow in South Solon Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the South Charleston United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.

HANNAN, KEPLER, MAXWELL, PELFREY, SAMSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 6, 1988

Kenneth C. Kepler, 79, of 918 Mansfield Avenue died at 10:57 AM Tuesday April 5, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center. He was born September 23, 1908 in Vinton County, Ohio the son of Robert and LaVina (MAXWELL) KEPLER and had been a Springfield resident for 70 years. Mr. KEPLER served in the United States Army in World War II and he was employed by the International Harvester Company and several other local businesses until his retirement. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 397. He is survived by one daughter, Margaret Mary SAMSON of Tucson, Arizona; one half brother, Rev. William R. HANNAN of Springfield; three grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. KEPLER spent his last years with good friends Martin and Ann PELFREY. Friends may call from 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Friday in the Memorial Home with the Rev. William R. HANNAN officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

DUGAN, ELLIOTT, GALLAGHER, LOEWER, MOUGEY, OWNES, WARREN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, April 7, 1988

Leota E.WARREN 79, formerly of 720 Eastmoor Drive died at 4:30 a.m. April 5, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center, following an extended illness. She was born in Springfield, Ohio on August 16, 1908 the daughter of Hubert and Mary (OWENS) ELLIOTT and resided here all her life. She had been employed as an X-Ray and Laboratory Technician for the Springfield Clinic for 21 years, retiring in 1975. She was a member of St. Joseph Church. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Hubert (Marilyn) LOEWER, Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Francis GALLAGHER, Springfield, Mrs. Naomi MOUGEY, Cleveland, Ohio; two brothers, Leroy, Springfield and Jack, Dayton; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles DUGAN in 1954 and her second husband, Wilbur WARREN in 1977. Her body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 7:00-9:00 p.m., Friday. Visitation services at 7:30 p.m. Funeral mass will be sung at 9:30 in St. Joseph Church, with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

CLINGERBERRY, OBERLEY, WARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, April 10, 1988

 Serle W. Oberley, 85, of the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, passed away, Sunday, April 10, 1988. He was born on May 15, 1902 in Scioto County, Ohio the son of Franklin and Dorothea (CLINGERBERRY) OBERLEY. He was retired from the Robertson Steel Company. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Joseph (Dorothy) WARD of Springfield; four brothers, Ather of Canton, Ohio, Bertram of Springfield, Clell and Donald, both of Urbana; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara in 1954 and one brother, Paul. Services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday in the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home, Springfield under the direction of Rev. Janice Hilkerbaumer of Oakland Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will follow in Nettle Creek Cemetery. Friends may call two hours prior to the service.

CONRAD, COX Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 11, 1988

Elden E. Conrad, 86, formerly of Springfield, died Saturday, April 9, 1988 at 12:20 PM in Ocala, Florida. He was born on August 3, 1901 in Barberton, Ohio the son of George B. and Maude A. (COX) CONRAD. He was a retired owner and operator of Conrad Motors in Springfield, Ohio and also retired owner of the Sun Plaza Motel, Silver Springs, Florida. He was a former member of the Central United Methodist Church, a life long member of the Kiwaniannes Springfield and Ocala, Florida with 60 years of service, and a member of the Ocala Florida Elks Number 286. He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. (Jane) CONRAD of Centerville; three grandchildren, Cheryl, Michael, and Scott CONRAD, all of Centerville. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret and his second wife, Marguerite. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2:00 PM in the Littleton Funeral Home with the Rev. Forrest Garner of Central United Methodist Church officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Akron, Ohio Rose Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made in his memory to the donor's favorite charity.

DEVINE, HELM, KARNS, LOFGREN, MILLER, OVERHOLSER, POWELL, RSVP Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 12, 1988

Mary E. (Howell) Karns, 70, of North Highlands, California formerly of Springfield, died Monday, March 21, 1988. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Charlotte POWELL MILLER of North Highland, California; two granddaughters, Shelly LOFGREN of Carmichael, California and Heidi HELM of Sacramento, California; one great granddaughter, Megan LOFGREN of Carmichael, California; two brothers, Melvin OVERHOLSER of Russia, Ohio and Thomas E. OVERHOLSER of Sylvania, Ohio; one sister, Thelma DEVINE of North Highlands, California. Memorial services were held on March 26, 1988 in California. She was an active member of RSVP and Citrus Heights Cancer Station, and served as a volunteer for numerous organizations. Memorial contributions may be made to the Citrus Heights Cancer Station, C/O Stella Alway, 6109 Hoffman Lane, Fair Oaks, California 95828 or The American Heart Association.

BOBLITT, MANTTAN, SMITH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 20, 1988

Myra Patience Boblitt, 69, formerly of Springfield, died Saturday, April 16, 1988 at 9:45 AM in the home of her daughter in Dunedin, Florida. She was born in Brisbane, Australia, March 13, 1919. Surviving children are Earl MANTTAN, Australia, Ross BOBLITT, Florida, Ralph BOBLITT, Springfield, Karen SMITH, Florida; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was a member of Springfield Norris Chapter of Eastern Star. Memorial services were held in Florida. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery.

DEWITT, NUGENT, PINKERMAN, WITT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 20, 1988

Eric Neil Dewitt, 28, formerly of Springfield, died Monday, April 18, 1988at 5:15 PM in San Antonio, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Julie DeWITTof San Antonio, Texas; one daughter, Amy DeWITT of Springfield; one step-son,James Anderson of San Antonio, Texas; his mother, Loriece DeWITT of Springfield; father, Rex De WITT of Converse, Texas; a sister Vicki PINKERMAN of Springfield and Teresa DeWITT NUGENT of McAllen, Texas. Interment will be in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on Thursday.

GRAY, HOUCHINS, JAMES, SMITH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 20, 1988

Margaret Houchins, 85, formerly of 315 South Burnett Road, died in Hope House Manor, Tuesday, April 19, 1988. She was born January 30, 1903 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Thomas and Julia (SMITH) JAMES. She was a member of Broaddus United Methodist Church. Survivors include one nephew, Thomas JAMES, Springfield; one niece, Beulah GRAY, Cleveland. Friends may call in the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home after noon on Thursday with family present from 7:00-9:00 PM. Funeral will be held at 1:30 PM Friday in the Boraddus United Methodist Church. Rev. Charles Nesbitt officiating. Burial in Ferncliff.

BOOTH, GIBSON, SHOUSE, SKIDMORE, SKIMMER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 20, 1988

Marion K. Skidmore, 62, of 2048 Beatrice Street died unexpectedly at 6:30 PM Monday, April 18, 1988 in Miami Valley Hospital. He was born March 25, 1926 in Elkins, West Virginia, son of Marion C. and Bertie (BOOTH) SKIDMORE and had been a Springfield resident for the past 40 years. Mr. SKIDMORE served the Springfield Community as a police officer for 27 years, and held the rank of Lieutenant when he retired in 1981. He served in the Army Air Corps in World War II, was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police 72 and H.S. Kissell Masonic Lodge 674. He is survived by his wife, Ruby (SHOUSE) SKIDMORE; his mother, of Phillippi, West Virginia; two sons, Mark of Springfield, Michael of Dayton; a half-brother, Myron GIBSON of Belington, West Virginia; one granddaughter, Rhino SKIMMER of Dayton; one niece. Friends may call from 6:00-9:00 PM Wednesday in the Austin Richard's and Raffia Memorial Home. F.O.P. 72 will hold a memorial service at 7:00 PM Wednesday in the Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM Thursday in the Memorial Home with Rev. G. Richard Cartwright. Interment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

IGOU, TAYLOE, WILLIS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 20, 1988

Gladys L. Igou was called to her heavenly home, Thursday, April 14, 1988, in Mercy Medical Center after several months of illness. She was a member of Central Christian Church, a past deaconess, the Miriam Group, theAudobon Society, Delta Zetta Sorority, the Fort Nightly Musical Club,and the Ohio Retired Teachers Association. She was preceded in death byher parents, Dale and Daisy (TAYLOE) IGOU; two brothers, Dale and Paul. She is survived by one nephew, Thomas D. IGOU; and one niece, Mrs. Mary Jane WILLIS; one great niece; and three great nephews, all of Huntington, West Virginia; also surviving are a host of cousins throughout the United States. Gladys was a Wittenberg University Graduate and had taught school in the Springfield area for 40 years. Services were held at Glen Haven Memorial Chapel, Saturday, April 16,1988, interment there followed. Littletons handled the arrangements.

BRUBAKER, COATES, COBAUGH, COOPER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 22, 1988

Clara I. Cooper, 89, of Greenville, formerly of New Carlisle, died Wednesday, April 20, 1988 in the Brethren's Home in Greenville. She was born February 8, 1899 in New Carlisle. She was the oldest living member of the New Carlisle Church of Brethren and active in the Ladies Aide, also past president of the New Carlisle Library Board. Mrs. COOPER was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey in 1968. Survived by a son, Robert N. of Lafayette, Louisiana; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Phyllis) COATES of Washington Court House; six grandchildren' four great-grandchildren; a brother, John BRUBAKER of Richmond, Indiana; three sisters, Mrs. Lucille McCUTCHEON, Mrs. Myrtle McFARLAND both of Springfield, and Mrs. Dorothy COBAUGH of New Carlisle. Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday in the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren with Rev. William Kidwell and Rev. Chester Harley officiating. Burial in New Carlisle Cemetery. Visitation 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM Friday in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle and one hour prior to the services. In leiu of flowers, contributions may be made to the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren.

COCHRUN, JONES, MOWERY, SHOOK Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 23, 1988

Eloise R. Cochrun,73, of 101 East Columbus Road, South Charleston died Thursday, April 21, 1988 at 2:07 PM in Community Hospital following a brief illness. She was born in South Vienna, Ohio, March 8, 1915, a daughter of Scott and Ruth (MOWERY) JONES. She was a lifelong CLARK County resident. She was a retired employee of the Kissell Company, a member of United Church of South Vienna, the Anna Gilbert Chapter Number 490 O.E.S. where she was currently serving as a star point, she was past matron and past deputy of the chapter. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Gary J and Becky COCHRUN, Springfield; one sister, Mary JONES, San Gabriel, California; two grandsons, Mark and Eric COCHRUN, both of Springfield; one nephew; one aunt, Maxine SHOOK, South Charleston. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald in 1943 also by her parents, one brother, Wallace JONES. Friends may call Sunday from 6:00-9:00 PM in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home-South Charleston. Anna Gilbert Chapter will hold services at 6:30 PM Sunday in the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:00 PM in the funeral home with Rev. Judy Jones officiating. Burial to follow in South Vienna Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be made to the Madison Township Emergency Medical Services.

BENSON, CROWE, LOGAN, MILLER, SIMS, STEPHENS, WILSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 23, 1988

Eula Crowe, 79, of 241 East College Avenue, died Thursday morning, April 21, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born November 8, 1908, in Talladega, Alabama, the daughter of Henry and Addie WILSON. She was a retired employee of Mercy Medical Center. She had been a 60 year member of St. John's Missionary Baptist Church, was also active in the Democratic Club and the Urban League Guild. Mrs. CROWE had received several awards for her community service. She is survived by one son, Richard L. BENSON, of Springfield; two daughters, Clarabelle BENSON and Betty STEPHENS, both of Springfield; one sister and brother-in-law, Rebecca and Lee R. MILLER; eight grandchildren, Dale, Morris and Terry STEPHENS, Monica L. LOGAN, Jackie E. SIMS, Theodore, Mark, and Julia BENSON; 19 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Dollie WILSON and Maxine WILSON. Friends may call in the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home on Sunday from 3:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 PM. Services will be held Monday at 11:00 AM in St. John's Missionary Baptist Church with the Doctor Jacob L. Chatman officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 241 East College Avenue.

KALISH, NEWMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 26, 1988

Richard Alan Kalish, 58, of Yellow Springs, Ohio, died Friday, April 22, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center following several months of illness. He was born, January 28, 1930 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio the son of Max and Alice (NEWMAN) KALISH. He was Dean of the Individual Arts program at Antioch University. He was a graduate of Antioch college in 1951 majoring in Psychology, where he also taught. He held a master's degree in psychology from the University of Maryland in 1954 and a Ph.D from Case Western Reserve University in 1957. Survivors include three children, Daniel KALISH of Berkley, California; two daughters, Leah KALISH also of Berkeley; and Rachel KALISH, a student at Antioch University; his mother, Alice KALISH of Yellow Springs and a brother, James KALISH of Washington, D.C. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, April 30, 1988 in the Unitarian Church, Yellow Springs at 11:00 AM. Memorial donations are requested to the American Cancer Society. Local arrangements are being handled by the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home, John W. Allgier II director.

AYERS, LORD, PITTS, RODSTROM Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 26, 1988

William H. Lord, 48, of 251 Broadmoor Boulevard North, died 6:42 AM, Monday, April 25, 1988, following a lengthy illness. He was born August 12, 1939, in Mansfield, Ohio, the son of Dr. Raymond S. and Mary (PITTS) LORD. He was a civil engineer and Director of Marketing for the Kokosing Construction Company, Fredericktown, Ohio. He was formerly employed for many years with Fry Incorporated of Springfield with whom he served as President. He was a graduate of Ohio State University with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering. He was a member of the Society of Civil Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Society of Professional Engineers, the Society of American Military Engineers, and the Engineer Society of Western Pennsylvania. He was formerly a member of the Springfield Rotary Club and more recently of the Rotary Club of Mount Vernon. He was a former member of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Covenant Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon. Survivors other than his mother of Mount Vernon include his wife of 25 years, Donna A.; his mother-in-law, Christine AYERS, of Vienna, West Virginia; one daughter, Amye, of Springfield; and one son, William A., a student at Ohio State University, one sister and brother-in-law, Dr. Robert and Mary Frances RODSTROM, of Mount Vernon; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Dr. Raymond S. and Ari LORD, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Thomas A. and Nita LORD of Berea, Kentucky; and one brother, George E. of Delaware. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home 4:00-8:00 PM Wednesday. Services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday in the Covenant Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Thomas Stout and the Rev. Thomas Curtis officiating. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Mayo Clinic Cancer Research, of Rodchester, Minnesota.

COX, HOKE, SHARP, WAYMIRE, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 27, 1988

Raymond A. Cox, 75, of New Carlisle died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 26, 1988 at Grandview Hospital, Dayton. He was born May 13, 1912 in CLARK County, the son of Alpheus A. and Annie M. (HOKE) COX. He was a retired materials handler fro Chryster Air-temp and attended the New Carlise Church of the Nazarene. Raymond was preceded in death by a sister, Helen COX, a brother, Albert A. COX. Survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary; daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and William WAYMIRE of Lewisville, Texas; two grandchildren, Cindy and Billy; a brother, Earl W. of Greensburg, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Dorothy YOUNG of New Carlisle, Mary Emma SHARP of North Vernon, Indiana; other relatives and friends. Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Brother Robert Ferguson and Pastor Al Mason officiating. Burial in New Carlisle Cemetery. Family will receive friends 5:00-8:00 PM Friday in the funeral home. If desired, contributions may be made to American Heart Association.

BANKS, BROWN, BUTLER, COOPER, EMBRY, LUGO, PAYNE, ZACHERY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 29, 1988

Mattie "Emma" Banks, 64, of 1927 Hatcher Drive Apartment 1-B died Tuesday April 22, 1988 at 9:23 PM at Mercy Medical Center. She was born May 6, 1923 in Campbell County, Georgia a daughter of Charles and Nancy (BUTLER) COOPER ZACHERY. Survivors include five daughters, Betty PAYNE, Leitha EMBRY, Linda ZACHERY, Sara and Patricia BANKS, all of Springfield; five sons, Henry EMBRY, Mathew BANKS, both of Springfield, William A. and John D. EMBRY both of Denver, Colorado and Alfred EMBRY of New Jersey; two sisters, Jennie BROWN of Springfield, Annie LUGO of Lexington, Kentucky; two brothers, Roy and Leroy ZACHERY both of Cincinnati; 36 grandchildren; one aunt; host of nieces; nephews; and cousins. Her body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home where friends may call after 12:00 noon on Sunday with the family present from 7:00 till 9:00 PM. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:30 AM in the Mount Pilgram Baptist Church with the Rev. James Gavin officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Her body will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services. The family will receive friends at and:14 South Wittenberg Ave.

CONLEY, LOFTUS, OWENS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 29, 1988

Jerry Phillip Loftus, 57, of Apple Valley, California, died Tuesday, April 26, 1988 in Apple Valley after a lengthy illness. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Victorville, California. He was born February 19, 1931 in Springfield, the son of Phillip Andrew and Elizabeth (Betty) LOFTUS. He is survived by his mother, of Springfield; his wife, Mary Ann LOFTUS; one son, Richard Phillip; one daughter, Sharon Ann OWENS; and three grandchildren, Kristina, Carolyn, and Andrew Phillip all of California; one sister, Cleo Mae CONLEY; and several nieces and nephews; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father in March 1978. Services will be held Friday at 3:00 PM at the Seventh Day Adventist Church. The Kern Mortuary Chapel, 1444 7th Street, Victorville, California is handling the arrangements.

ALDRIDGE, ARTZ, BICKLE, HARLEY, MAHAN, MILEY, SEXTEN, STEVENS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 3, 1988

Madison Isam Bickle, 94, died at 9:45 AM Monday, May 2, 1988 in the Ohio Masonic Home. He was born March 19, 1894 in Gallia County, Ohio, the son of William H. and Zona Mae (MAHAN) BICKLE, and was a Springfield resident most of his life. He resided in Sarasota, Florida from 1970 to 1`985. Mr. BICKLE retired in 1960 from Springfield Machine Tool Company following 18 years service. He was a member of First Christian Church, and was an Elder Emeritus of the Sarasota Christian Church, and was also a member of Clark Masonic Lodge 101 F & AM, Home City Chapter 258 O.E.S., the International Association of Machinist Union. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Blanche L. (HARLEY) BICKLE; one son, Madison W. BICKLE of Springfield; four daughters, Mrs. Ray (Jessie) ALDRIDGE and Mrs. Grant (Ruth) ARTZ both of Springfield, Mrs. LeRoy (Blanche) SEXTEN of Canal Winchester, Ohio, Emily STEVENS of Lakeland, Florida; one brother, William BICKLE Jr. of Springfield; one sister, Ethel MILEY of Columbus, Ohio; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; two nieces. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Henry BICKLE; one grandson. Friends may call from 4:00-9:00 PM Wednesday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. Clark Masonic Lodge will hold a services at 7:00 PM Wednesday in the Memorial Home followed by Home City Chapter O.E.S. services. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday in the First Christian Church with Rev. John A. Wilson officiating. His body will lie in state in the Church one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christain Church.

BURNS, CHILDS, CORWIN, HALE, TULL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 3, 1988

Linda Burns CHILDS, 40, of 245 Brent Drive East, died at 10:05 AM Sunday, May 1, 1988 in Community Hospital following several months of illness. She was born on September 24, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan the daughter of Walter and Wava (TULL) CORWIN and had been a Springfield resident for the past 8 years. She is survived by her husband, John W. CHILDS; her parents of Springfield; three daughters, Carrie BURNS CHILDS of Santa Rosa, California, Angela and Darlene BURNS CHILDS, both of Springfield; four brothers, Douglas CORWIN of Folsom, California, Donald CORWIN of Kansas City, Kansas, Robert CORWIN of Denver, Colorado, and William CORWIN of San Diego, California; two sisters, Denise HALE of Huber Heights and Shelly CORWIN of Springfield; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday in the memorial home with interment in Rose Hill Burial Park.

FULLER, JUNG, PARKER, SOMERS, STATHOPOULOS, WALSH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 3, 1988

Joseph A. WALSH 53, of 2537 Marinette Drive, died at 12:05 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 1988 at Good Samaratin Hospital, Dayton. He was born in Springfield, Ohio on September 22, 1934 the son of James and Helen (JUNG) WALSH and resided here all of his life. He had been employed as a process engineer for Navistar for 28 years. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Local 658, member of the Kenton Ridge Boosters Association and coached youth baseball and basketball for a number of years. He wa a Untied States Army veteran, serving in the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife, Barbara C. and one daughter and son-in-law, Gayleen and Chris PARKER, Belle Center, Ohio; two sons, James A. Jr., and Steven W., both at home; three sisters, Mrs. John (Helen) SOMERS, Statesboro, Georgia; Mrs. Joseph (Theresa) FULLER, Mrs. James (Patricia) STATHOPOULOS, both of Springfield; four brothers, Robert R. and William R., both of Springfield, Thomas M., Akron, Ohio, Donald P., Urbana, Ohio; one granddaughter, Amber; and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral HOme from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m., Tuesday. Funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

BEREAS, KRISTOFF, PETROFF Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 4, 1988

Evdokea P. Kristoff, 77, of 1985 Westgate Road died at 7:23 AM, Tuesday, May 3, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center following six days of serious illness. She was born in Macedonia, on November 14, 1910. She is the daughter of Thomas and Chrisanda (BEREAS) PETROFF and resided here most of her life. She had owned and operated along with her husband, The Park Records and Camera Shop for 15 years. She was a devout Christian who attended Blessed Hope Baptist Church and later Marantha Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Alexander; two sons, Asen "Sonny", of Columbus, Ohio and Steven of Winter Park, Florida; one brother, Nick T. PETROFF, Springfield; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one niece; one nephew and two great-nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother, George. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 PM, Thursday. Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Dwight Strickland officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

ALEXANDER, BELTZ, LEFFEL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 4, 1988

Virginia E. Leffel, 83, formerly of 217 North Schaffer, died Tuesday, May 3, 1988, at 2:10 AM in Sunnyland Villa Nursing Home. She was born March 29, 1905 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Earl H. and Ethel S. (BELTZ) LEFFEL. She was a life long member of Grace United Methodist Church. Survivors include, one sister, Ruth ALEXANDER, of Live Oaks, Florida; and two brothers, Paul and Guy LEFFEL, both of Springfield. Funeral services will be held at the Littleton Funeral Home Thursday at 2:00 PM with the Rev. Charles Shonkwiler of Grace United Methodist officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment Ferncliff Cemetery.

BURGESS, LEMLEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 4, 1988

E. F. Lemley, 94, of 8952 Selma Pike, South Charleston, died Monday, May 2, 1988 at 2:45 PM in his residence following six months serious illness. He was born in Lawrence County, Ohio, October 13, 1893, the son of Slathel and Melissa (BURGESS) LEMLEY, he was a Clark County resident most of his life. He retired in 1958 from International Harvester Company following 31 years service. He was a member of the Grape Grove Church of Christ. Survivors include one son, Philip, Springfield; two daughters, Margaret LEMLEY, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Virginia McADAMS, South Charleston; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Goldie G., February 29, 1980 also by two daughters. Friends may call Wednesday from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home-South Charleston where funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 PM with Rev. Lewis E. Lowery officiating. Entombment in Rose Hill Mausoleum.

AKE, EDENS, KAUP, MORGAN, ROWLETT, SCHRADER, WADE, WARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 6, 1988

Verna (Edens) Kaup, 88, of 266 Brent Drive West, died Thursday, May 5, 1988 at 4:28 AM in Community Hospital. She was born February 24, 1900, in Claiborne County, Tennessee the daughter of Sillus and Sarah (MORGAN) ROWLETT. She retired from Robbins and Myers Company, and was a former member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church. She is survived by four daughters, Norma AKE, Charlene SCHRADER, LaVerne WADE, all of Springfield, and Claudette WARD, of Fayetteville, Georgia; one son, Omer EDENS, of Anapolis, Maryland; 18 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; several step children and step grandchildren; and one great great grandson. Preceded in death by her husband, John G. in 1962; and also by one son, Andrew EDENS in 1981. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home Friday 5:00-8:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held there 11:30 AM Saturday with the Rev. Richard Holden officiating. Interment Ferncliff Cemetery.

KYLE, LAFFERTY, LEUBIN, MYCRANTZ, RIFE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 8, 1988

M. Ruth Kyle Leubin, the widow of the Rev. William G. LEUBIN, died Thursday, May 5, 1988 in a Lutheran retirement home in Erie, Pennsylvania. She was born in Springfield, Ohio on December 1904 the daughter of Dr. Foster Jackson KYLE, D.V.S. and Suzanne McCLARREN KYLE, now both deceased. She spent her youth in Springfield and was employed by the Champion Chemical Company. She was for many years an alto soloist at the Christ Episcopal Church in Springfield. She married the late Rev. William LEUBIN, a graduate of Wittenberg and Hamma Divinity School, Springfield in 1931. She is survived by a son, John and his wife, Sally; their three children, Lisa, Matthew, and Kyle; a sister Mildred KYLE LAFFERTY of Springfield. Also deceased are a sister Janet KYLE RIFE MYCRANTZ of Ashland, Ohio, and a brother, Roland KYLE of Hamilton, Ohio. Services were held Saturday in the Burton Funeral Home in Erie, Pennsylvania.

NILSEN, OSTBORG, SHARRARD, YECKLEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 12, 1988

John Leonard Ostborg, 84, of 2100 East High Street and formerly of 4350 Redmond Road, died Tuesday, May 10, 1988 in his residence following several months illness. He was born February 20, 1904 in Levanger, Norway, son of Ludwig and Oline (NILSEN) OSTBORG. Mr. OSTBORG came to the United States in 1912 and resided in Concord, Massachusetts. He graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1926 and worked as a Design Engineer for Ingersoll-Rand Company in Phillisburg, New Jersey until 1936. He joined the Engineering Staff of the A.O. Smith Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and was employed there from 1936-1938. Mr. OSTBORG came to Springfield in 1938 and was the Assistant Chief Engineer at National Supply Company until 1951 he started his own Design Office which served a number of local industries as well as firms in other cities. He retired in 1986. He attended the High Street United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Rotary Club, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society of Automotive Engineers. He was past president of Young Mens Literary Club, Springfield Engineers Club and Springfield Civic Theater. He is survived by his wife, Inez "Sherry" (SHARRARD) OSTBORG; one brother, Paul H. OSTBORG of Ashville, North Carolina; one sister, Olga YECKLEY of Sewickley, Pennsylvania; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home with Rev. James E. Dickey of High Street United Methodist Church officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to High Street United Methodist Church. Community Hospital Independent Endowment Fund, or the Springfield Arts Center.

CULPEPPER, FRUIT, LATTA, OAKES, RODGERS, SHAND, SKINNER, WEEMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 13, 1988

Harley Latta, 55, of 4103 Enon Xenia Pike, Enon, died at 11:20 PM Wednesday, May 11, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center. He was born September 5, 1932 in Warsaw, Indiana, the son of John Fred and Irene (SHAND) LATTA. He was a retired Tech Sergeant with 30 years service in the United States Air Force, serving in Korean and Vietnam Wars and was currently employed as a Aero Space Technician at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. He was a member of Dignam-Whitmore American Legion Post 526, George Rogers Clark Memorial Post 8437 VFW and Wright Aerie Number 2641 F.O.E. He is survived by his mother, Irene FRUIT and Step-Mother, Dorothy LATTA, both of Warsaw, Indiana; four daughtes and sons-in-law, Judy and Lonnie WEEMS, Manteca, California, Bonnie LATTA, Loxahatchee, Florida, Barbara and Michael OAKES, Jacksonville, Florida and Starr and John SKINNER, Huntsville, Alabama; two sons and daughter-in-law, Harley Jr., West Palm Beach, Florida and Jack and Pam CULPEPPER, Springfield; two sisters and brother-in-law, Mildred LATTA and Cindy and Bill RODGERS, all of Warsaw, Indiana; one brother and sister-in-law, John and Judy LATTA, Pierston, Indiana; 11 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends 1:00-3:00 PM Sunday in Burcham Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday with full military honors by 2750 ABW Wright Patterson Air Force Base Honor Guard. Burial in Dayton National Cemetery.

BORST, BULLARD, DUFF, SCOTT, SIDNER, WALDECK, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 14, 1988

Margaret (Wright) Bullard, 90, formerly of 180 East Sandusky Street, Mechanicsburg, Ohio, died Thursday, May 12, 1988 at 1:15 P.M. in the Ohio Pythian Home following a short illness. She was born in Lilly Chapel, Ohio, June 3, 1897, a daughter of Alva and Jennie (SIDNER) WALDECK. She was a 1916 graduate of Plattsburg High School and was a resident of Clark and Champaign Counties most of her life. She was a member of the South Charleston United Methodist Church, The Anna Gilbert Chapter Number 490 O.E.S., South Charleston. Survivors include three sons and daughter-in-laws, Charles and Roberta WRIGHT, Russell and JoAnn WRIGHT, both of South Charleston, Robert and Roma WRIGHT, Springfield; one sister, Mary WALDECK BORST, Sarasota, Florida; seven grandchildren, Linda SCOTT, Ringold, Georgia, Dale and Gary WRIGHT, both of Springfield, Mark and Philip WRIGHT, both of South Charleston, David WRIGHT, Dayton, Stephen WRIGHT, Rio Grande, Ohio; one great-grandson, Jamie DUFF; several nieces, nephews and cousins; two step-sons and two step-daughters; numerous step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and step-great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Pearl WRIGHT, March 11, 1943, her second husband Ray BULLARD, June 17, 1987 also by one brother, Philip WALDECK in 1983. Friends may call Sunday 4:00-8:00 PM in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home-South Charleston. Anna Gilbert Chapter will hold services at 8:00 PM Sunday in the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:00 AM in the funeral home with burial to follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. If desired contributions may be made to The South Charleston United Methodist Church or the Anna Gilbert Chapter Number 490 O.E.S.

BIRZULIS, KARKLINS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 15, 1988

Ella Birzulis, 87, formerly of 309 North Race Street died 2:20 AM Thursday, May 12,1988 in Ridgewood Nursing Home. She is survived by a brother-in-law, Andrejs KARKLINS of Springfield; two nieces, of Denver, Colorado. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday in Ferncliff Cemetery with Rev. David Skole officiating. The Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home and handling arrangements.

DOYLE, HABEEB, LINK, NUGENT, ROGERO, WOEBER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 16, 1988

Raymond V. WOEBER 65, of 1625 Woodrow Drive, died Monday, May 16, 1988 in his residence. He was born on May 8, 1923 in Springfield the son of Carl and Nellie (DOYLE) WOEBER and resided in Springfield all of his life. He was a graduate of Catholic Central High School and Wittenberg University. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. Mr. WOEBER was president of Woeber Mustard Manufacturing Company until his retirement in 1983. He was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, served as president of the Ohio Food Processors Association, where he was presented the H. D. Brown Award for his outstanding contribution to the food industry. He was active in the National Food Processors Association, the Institute of Food Technologists, was a member of The University Club, Springfield Country Club, Goda Club, a member of the ATO Fraternity, served on the Springfield Plumbing Board and was a former member of the Kiwanis Club. He is survived by his wife, Gloria (LINK) WOEBER; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Elaine and Hall ROGERO, Carolyn and Dan NUGENT and Julie WOEBER, all of Centerville, Ohio; two sons, Raymond and Richard, both of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. William (Ursula) WOEBER HABEEB, Springfield; nine grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Eugene. Calling hours for friends and relatives are from 7:00-9:00 PM, Tuesday at the Conroy Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 AM, Wednesday in St. Teresa Church with burial in St. Bernard's Cemetery. Family requests contributions to the Catholic Central High School Sustaining Fund Drive, Springfield Paramedics or our favorite charity.

BALLARD, COOK, KINGERY, WILES Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 18, 1988

Page 14. Emma M KINGERY, 65, of New Carlisle died Thursday morning March 17, 1988 in Grandview Hospital, Dayton after a brief illness. She was born November 26, 1922 in Clark County the daughter of Carl F and Ethel M (WILES) KINGERY. She had worked as a secretary at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Emma was a member of the Honey Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by her father, Carl F KINGERY of New Carlisle; two sisters, Edith KINGERY of New Carlisle and Mrs Marvin (Edna) COOK of Tipp City; one niece; two nephews, seven great nieces and nephew; dear friends, Robert and Ruth BALLARD of New Carlisle; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services will be 2:00 pm Monday in Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Rev Delano Humphreys officiating. Burial in New Carlisle Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Society.

CHILES, CONLEY, FALKENBACK, GRAHAM, GREEN, HULBROOK, STAHLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 19, 1988

Reva Camella (Graham) Chiles, 83, of 923 Park Avenue died Tuesday, May 17, 1988 in her residence following a lengthy illness. She was born, November 15, 1904 in Waynesville, Ohio the daughter of Albert N. and Ardella GRAHAM. She was a member of Deliverance Tabernacle and retired from Perfection Laundry. She is survived by her husband of sixty years, Charles Leroy CHILES; four daughters, Mrs. Robert (Faye) CONLEY, Donna Belle HULBROOK, Arlene Kay GREEN and Mrs. John (Carole) FALKENBACK, all of Springfield; one step-daughter, Francine STAHLER of California; also fourteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren; along with a number of nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday one hour prior to funeral services at 11:00 AM in the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home. Pastors Loretta Grim and Richard Clos will officiate. Interment will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. John W. Allgier II, director.

DOWELL, HELTON, MILLER, SALYER, WATSON, WILLMETH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 21, 1988

Payton WILLMETH, JR. 24, of 2211 Boda Street, died Saturday, May 21, 1988 at 2:29 AM in Mercy Medical Center. He was born on June 21, 1963 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Payton R. and Joyce (SALYER) WILLMETH, Sr. He was employed by the Ohio Skid Company. He is survived by his mother, Joyce WILLMETH; two daughters, Brandi WILLMENT and Amber WILLMETH; one son, Payton, III; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Brenda and Mark HELTON and Debbie WATSON; one brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Annetta WILLMETH, all of Springfield; several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews; his girlfriend, Tina DOWELL; and a close personal friend, Robert MILLER. He was preceded in death by his father, Payton R., Sr. in 1981 and by one brother, Royce WILLMETH in 1965. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home on Monday from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held there at 1:00 PM Tuesday with the Rev. Charles SANDLIN officiating. Interment will be in Newcomers Cemetery.

HARLESS, HOSBURGH, LAYTON, MASON, MCBRIDE, PATTERSON, STONE, WOODRUM Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 24, 1988

Kelsey C. WOODRUM 77, of 1545 Victory Drive, Springfield, died Sunday evening, May 22, 1988 in Community Hospital. He was born in Griffithsville, Lincoln County, West Virginia, September 1, 1910, son of Rufus and Myrtle (STONE) WOODRUM. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Zone, retired from Navistar after 31 years service, was a member of the First United Church of Christ, Fraternal Order of Eagles 397. He is survived by his his wife, Mildred WOODRUM; two daughters, Mrs. E. LAYTON (Sharon) PATTERSON of West Point, Utah and Mrs. James J. (Shelia) HOSBURGH of Vale, Colorado; three grandchildren, Woody, Burgandy, and Mitch PATTERSON all of West Point, Utah; three sisters, Madge HARLESS of Springfield, Alva MASON of Alameda, California, Irene MCBRIDE of Athens, Ohio; three brothers, Okey of McArthur, Ohio, Ralph of Athens, Ohio and Leonard of Las Vegas, Nevada; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Orbie. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home on Wednesday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the Memorial Home at 2:00 p.m. Thursday with Rev. Frank WRIGHT officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

FLOWERS, FREEMAN, HALL, JOHNSON, ROBERTS, WHITE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 25, 1988

Clara L. WHITE 89, died in Community Hospital, Tuesday, May 24, 1988. She was born in Cedarville, Ohio the daughter of Joseph and Julia (FREEMAN) JOHNSON. She was a member of Cedarville Zion Baptist Church. Survivors include three nieces, Wanda FLOWERS, Springfield, Lila ROBERTS, Columbus and Susie HALL, Xenia; one nephew, Clarence JOHNSON, Xenia; great-nieces, nephews and cousins; two sisters-in-law. Friends may call at the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home after 2:00 p.m. Thursday. Family present from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday in the funeral home. Rev LaVelle LEWIS officiating. Burial in Clifton Cemetery. The family is receiving friends at 519 Damascus.

CLICK, FLANNERY, GRIEST, LOVELESS, PENNINGTON, STEGALL, WILKINS, WILLIAMS, WILSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 28, 1988

Roy W. Click, 75, of Springfield died Friday, May 27, 1988 in Community Hospital. He was born April 26, 1913 in Morehead, Kentucky, the son of Herman and Altia (STEGALL) CLICK and was a Madison and CLARK County resident most of his life. Mr. CLICK was a veteran of World War II serving in the Army. He was the owner and operator of Clicks Archery Range. Survivors include his x-wife and loving companion, Merle CLICK of Springfield; two daughters, Eva N. PENNINGTON and Mrs. Douglas (Elaine) WILKINS both of Springfield; one brother, Ora CLICK of Springfield; five sisters, Mrs. David (Erla) WILSON of Plain City, Ohio, Mrs. Aubrey (Erna) FLANNERY of Plattsburg, Mrs. Johnny (Marie( STEGALL) and Mrs. Jack (Geneva) LOVELESS both of South Vienna, Mrs. Hobert (Ethel) WILLIAMS of Morehead, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Anthony and Steven PENNINGTON, Mrs. Dale (Angela) GRIEST, Stephanie WILKINS all of Springfield; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends may call from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM Sunday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday in the Memorial Home with his nephew, Rev. Bill Snyder officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

BARTLETT, DUNCAN, RUCKER, RYAN, SADLER, ZELASKI Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 29, 1988

Virginia L. ZELASKI, 65, of 1311 West Pleasant Street, died unexpectedly at 7:42 PM Friday, May 27, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born in North Hampton, Ohio on December 27, 1922 the daughter of Frederick S. and Femma (SADLER) DUNCAN. She was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church on Lafayette Avenue and was their pianist for over 25 years. She is survived by her husband, Edwin S. ZELASKI; three daughters, Mrs. Terry (Linda) BARTLETT, Mrs. Richard (Carole) RYAN, and Mrs. Douglas (Alice) McGINNIS, all of Springfield; one son, Bryan ZELASKI, serving in the United States Navy aboard the U.S. S.Kitty Hawk; eight grandchildren; several aunts and cousins. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home on Sunday from 6:00-9:00 PM. She will be taken to First Freewill Baptist Church and lie in state there on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until the service time at 11:00 AM with Pastor Mark RUCKER officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Springfield Paramedic Fund.

ALSOP, BROOKS, BROWN, BUFFINGTON, HENRY, ROBINSON, WALKER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 29, 1988

Paul "Barney" WALKER 69, of 4453 Reno Road, Springfield, died Sunday, May 29, 1988 at 8:45 AM in Mercy Medical Center. He was born January 1, 1919 in Springfield, Ohio, a son of Willis and Effie (BROOKS) WALKER. He was retired Molder for Vernay Laboratories and was a World War II Navy Veteran. He was a member of the Church of God, Buxton Avenue, where he was a member of the Deacon Board and the Trustee Board. Survivors include his wife, Betty (BROWN) WALKER; two sisters, Grace BUFFINGTON, Los Angeles, California and Mary HENRY, Springfield; one aunt, Dorothy ROBINSON, Springfield; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister. His body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home where friends may call after 12 Noon on Wednesday with the family present from 7:00-9:00 PM. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 PM in the Church of God, Buxton Avenue with Elder David ALSOP officiating. Interment to follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. His family will receive friends at 523 West Clark Street.

COTTER, HAYNES, OYLER, QUICKLE, ROSE, SPARROW Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 30, 1988

Frances Oyler, 69, of 3120 Springfield-Xenia Road, died Saturday, May 28, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born on May 20, 1919 in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of Arthur and Lena (SPARROW) HAYNES. She was a member of Emery Chapel United Methodist Church. She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Ellen and Clarence ROSE of Springfield, Elaine and Howard QUICKLE of California; and Nancy and Kevin COTTER of Springfield; two brothers, Arthur HAYNES of Springfield and Robert HAYNES of Cedarville; five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James in 1977. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:00 PM in the Littleton Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Pike officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

CORNWELL, GAITHER, GUTHRIE, NICEWANNER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 31, 1988

Donald K. Cornwell, 76, of South Vienna, Ohio, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 29, 1988 at 9:00 AM in his residence. He was born in Summerford, Ohio on May 30, 1911 the son of Bruce and Jennie (NICEWANNER) CORNWELL and was a Madison and CLARK County resident all of his life. He was retired employee of Bauer Brothers, Incorporated. He is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, James and Ruth GUTHRIE of Heath, Ohio; three nephews, Marc, James, and Bill GUTHRIE. He was preceded in death by his wife Jane (GAITHER) CORNWELL on December 10, 1986. Friends may call on Monday from 6:00-9:00 PM in Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1:30 PM with Rev. Judy Jones officiating. Burial will be in South Vienna Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the South Vienna Fire Department Paramedics.

EBERST, MORGAN, NOE, VANSCYOC, WILT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 31, 1988

 Bessie Noe, 84, of Springfield, died Sunday, May 29, 1988 at l:15 AM in the IOOF Nursing Home. She was born on March 13, 1904 in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of Charlie and Elizabeth (MORGAN) WILT. She is survived by two nieces and their husbands, Mr. and Mrs. William (Margie) VANSCYOC of Florida and Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Dorothy) EBERST of Indiana; four great-nieces and nephews; one great-great-nephew. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 AM Wednesday in Ferncliff Cemetery. The Littleton Funeral Home is serving the family.

FINNEY, FOSTER, JOHNSON, SMITH, WORTHINGTON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 31, 1988

Lyman D. WORTHINGTON 80, of Springfield, died Monday, May 30, 1988, at 7:30 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center. He was born October 1, 1907 in Albany, Indiana, the son of Charles and Isa Dora (JOHNSON) WORTHINGTON. He retired from Kelsey Hayes with 34 years of service and was a member of the 25 Year Club at Kelsey Hayes. He is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas (Audrey) MIHALY, of Springfield; on son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John and Joann WORTHINGTON, of Springfield; two sisters, Mary SMITH, of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Edith FOSTER, of Urbana; one grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Wendy WORTHINGTON, of Lakewood, Ohio; one granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Todd (Kathy) FINNEY; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Mary, in 1968, and also by three brothers. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be held there at 2:00 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Marvin WISEMAN of Grace Bible Church officiating. Interment Myers Cemetery.

COLESON, LAMBERT, LAUGHLIN, TYREE, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 31, 1988

Lovie L. WRIGHT 84, of Springfield, died Sunday, May 29, 1988 at 9:16 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center. She was born on August 26, 1903 in Williamsport, Ohio the daughter of Park and Addie (COLESON) LAUGHLIN. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church and Blue Star Mothers Number 58. She is survived by two daughters, Clara LAMBERT and Grace TYREE, both of Springfield; one son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd (Peggy) WRIGHT of Springfield; 10 grandchldren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband. Thomas L., one daughter, Elizabeth, three brothers, and one sister. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held there at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Don YOCOM of Central United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.


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