Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for August thru September 1988


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BONHAM, EYER, KOONCE, LANDAKER, WEBB Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 1, 1988

Virginia E. Bonham, 85, of Golf Lakes Mobile Estates, Bradenton, Florida, died June 25, 1988 in Freedom Care Pavilion, Bradenton, Florida following one and a half years failing health. She was born in Columbus, Ohio, March 27, 1903, the daughter of William M. and Josephine (LANDAKER) WEBB and was a Clark and Madison County resident for many years, also living in Lebanon, Ohio many years before moving to Bradenton, Florida in 1950. She was a member of The Presbyterian Church in Lebanon, Ohio, Order of Eastern Star Chapters in Lebanon and London, Ohio. She was an avid photographer and Geneaologist, a former secretary of the Ohio State University Seeds Development Department and a member of the Daughters of American Revolution. Survivors include her husband, Claude F., whom she married in 1975; one brother, William M. WEBB II, Ravenna, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Vaughn EYER in 1973, also by one sister, Elizabeth Ann KOONCE. Memorial services to be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Lebanon Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund in her memory. Ingling-Williams Funeral Home-South Charleston serving the family.

RIDER, WISE, WOLFE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 4, 1988

Jerry R. WOLFE 49, of San Francisco, California, and a former Springfield resident, died unexpectedly Thursday August 4, 1988. He was born August 25, 1938 in Springfield the son of Arthur and Frances (WISE) WOLFE. He served in the United States Army. Survivors include one sister and brother-in-law, Martha and Fred J. RIDER of Springfield; three brothers, David WOLFE and his wife, Tricia of Arizona, Patrick H. WOLFE of California, Richard WOLFE of Tennessee; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Private services will be held. The family is being served by the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home.

ARNETT, GARVIN, GREEN, HENDERSON, KING, QUALLS, ROBERDS, VICARS, VICKERS, WALKER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 5, 1988

Lillie (Qualls) King, 88, of 129 North Fostoria Avenue died Thursday, August 4, 1988 at 4:30 a.m. in her residence. She was born in Olive Hill, Kentucky, July 7, 1900, the daughter of David and Dovie (GARVIN) VICARS and was a Springfield resident most of her life. She attended the Forest Valley Freewill Baptist Church and was a member of Home City Chapter 258 O.E.S. She is survived by two sons, Lloyd QUALLS of Springfield, and Spencer QUALLS of New Castle, Delaware; four daughters, Mrs. Robert (Wilma) GREEN and Mrs. Raymond (Emily) ROBERDS both of Springfield, Inez HENDERSON of Cleveland and Maxine WALKER of Toledo; two brothers, Harry VICKERS of Olive Hill, Kentucky and Webster VICKERS of Springfield; one sister, Helen ARNETT of Portsmouth; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Delbert QUALLS in 1963; and her second husband, Floyd E. KING, July 22, 1988; two sons, Quentin and Curtis QUALLS; one sister, Muriel VICARS. Her body was taken to Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Springfield where there will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. in Pleasant Hill Cemetery with Rev. Robert L. Mead officiating. Contributions may be made to the donors favorite charity.

BRIGGS, DINGFELDER, KYLE, LAFFERTY, REYNOLDS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 9, 1988

William Briggs Lafferty, 78, of 732 Snowhill Boulevard died August 8, 1988 at 11:45 a.m. in Oakwood Village following four weeks serious illness. He had been a Springfield resident all his life, he was born May 14, 1910, the son of George and Bessie (BRIGGS) LAFFERTY. He was retired from the Mad River Plant of the Ohio Edison Company, was a member of Christ Episcopal Church where he served as an acolyte, vestryman, and choir member. Survivors are his wife, Mildred (KYLE) LAFFERTY whom he married September 1, 1936; one son, Lieutenant Colonel David K. LAFFERTY of Red Bluff, California; one daughter, Mrs. Edward (Sarah A.) DINGFELDER of Erie, Pennsylvania; five grandchildren, Paul and Matthew LAFFERTY, Mrs. Joanna REYNOLDS, Kate and John DINGFELDER.. He was preceded in death by one son, Paul Kyle LAFFERTY. His body was taken to the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home for visitation from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Christ Episcopal Church with Rev. Edward R. Rich officiating. Interment in Clifton Cemetery, Clifton, Ohio at the convenience of the family. The family suggest that contributions may be made to the Christ Episcopal Church Memorial Fund.

COLES, DAVIS, GEE, GREENE, HARRIS, INGRAM, NEWSOME, ROBINSON, SEWARDS, TAYLOR, WEMBLEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 10, 1988

Edna Coles, 76, of 925 West Liberty Street, Springfield died Tuesday morning, August 9, 1988 at 11:30 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center. She was born, March 8, 1912 in Pike County, Ohio a daughter of Dana and Bertha (SEWARDS) COLES. She was a member of the St. Luke Baptist Church where she sang in the mass choir. Survivors include one son, James INGRAM, Oklahoma, City; two daughters, Eileen GREENE and Gail GEE, both of Springfield; three sisters, Thelma NEWSOME, Columbus, Bernice COLES, Chillicothe and Pauline DAVIS, Fort Wayne, Indiana; three devoted nieces, Martha ROBINSON, Thurma TAYLOR and Marsha HARRIS; a devoted friend, Sam WEMBLEY; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Her body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home where friends may call after 2 p.m., Thursday with the family present from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the St. Luke Baptist Church with Pastor Larry Coleman officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Her body will lie in state at the church for two hours prior to services. The family will receive friends at 1552 South Fountain.

FERGUSON, HARPER, PAULLIN, TIMMONS, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 11, 1988

Anna Harper Little, 86, of 4877 Old Route 42, Cedarville, Ohio, died Tuesday, August 9, 1988 at 10:15 a.m. in Community Hospital following one month serious illness. She was born in Greene County, Ohio, June 23, 1902, daughter of Frank and Flora (PAULLIN) HARPER. She was a graduate of Ross Township High School and attended Cedarville College. She was a member of the South Charleston United Presbyterian Church and the Selma Friends Missionary Society. Survivors include her husband, Edgar H., whom she married March 10, 1925; one daughter and son-in-law, Frances and J. William FERGUSON, Springfield; three married grandchildren, Douglas and Carolyn FERGUSON and their four children of Cedarville, Jim and Marilyn TIMMONS and their three children of Springfield, Tim and Janice WRIGHT of Springfield. She was preceded in death by one brother, Paullin HARPER. Friends may call Thursday from 6-8 p.m. in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston where services will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Michael Fauser officiating with burial in Jamestown Cemetery.

BRIGGS, GEORGE, LOWELL, NEER, RUSSELL, SHERMAN, YEAZELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 14, 1988

 F. Briggs Neer, 73, of Old Columbus Road, died Friday, August 12, 1988 at 6 a.m. in Community Hospital. He was born on April 1, 1915 in Catawba, Ohio the son of Paul J. and Grace (BRIGGS) NEER. He was a retired farmer and bus driver for Northeastern Schools with 26 years of service, and was a member of the Catawba United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Marguerite (YEAZELL), of 50 years of marriage; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Michael (Mary Kay) RUSSELL of Urbana and Mr. and Mrs. Benny (Ruth Ann) GEORGE of Springfield; one brother and sister-in-law, J. LOWELL (Dorothy) NEER of Mechanicsburg; three grandchildren, Andy and Amy RUSSELL of Urbana and Molly GEORGE of Springfield; two nephews, Keith NEER of Batavia, Ohio and Bart NEER of Mechanicsburg. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home on Sunday from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. where funeral services will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. with Rev.David SHERMAN officiating. Interment will be in Vernon-Asbury Cemetery. Contributions, if desired, may be made to the Catwaba United Methodist Church.

ADAMS, ASEBROOK, BARTELL, BIRCHER, CHERRYHOLMES, DILLON, FAYNE, HEATHERLY, HILL, VANHORN, WALLACE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 15, 1988

John F. Bircher, 67, of 2926 Columbus Avenue, died Sunday, August 14, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center following an extended illness. He was born March 16, 1921 in Gypsey, West Virginia the son of John N. and Maude Mae (HEATHERLY) BIRCHER. He was a member of the Lagonda United Methodist Church and the Victory Class of the church. He was retired from the United States Navy, serving in World War II and was a member of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Group Chapter #4. He also served in the Navy Reserves for ten years. Most recently, he retired from The Dock and was employed with Dairy Mart. Survivors include his wife, Audrey (FAYNE); two sons, Ronald M. HILL of Lawrenceville, Georgia and James J. HILL of Eugene, Oregon; a daughter, Barbara L. ADAMS of Springfield; six grandchildren, Jenny L. and Jeffery W. ADAMS, Ronald J., Rodney M., Julie HILL, and Lori WALLACE; two great-grandchildren; five sisters, Ada CHERRYHOLMES, Irene VANHORN, Mary DILLON, Madeline ASEBROOK and Viola BARTELL, all of Springfield. He was preceded in death by two brothers. Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Rev. Brian Wood and Rev. Geral Geiger officiating. The Pearl Harbor Survivors Group will conduct a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the donor's favorite charity. John W. Allgier II, director.

PEAIRS, SCIANDRA, THAXTON, WHITE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 16, 1988

Kenneth M. WHITE, 69, of Enon, Ohio died Saturday at Mercy Medical Center, Springfield. He was born in Jackson, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, L. G. and Hazel WHITE. He was a retired logistics officer at Wright Patterson Air Force Base after 34 years. He was a member of Enon United Methodist Church, a veteran of World War II, United States Army. Survived by his wife of 43 years, Lela E. (THAXTON) WHITE; one daughter, Deborah S. PEAIRS and son-in-law, Michael, Springfield; one son, Douglas S. WHITE and daughter-in-law, Bobbie, Springfield; one sister, Rosemary SCIANDRA, Hollywood, Florida; two brothers, Marion S. WHITE, Springfield and Merrell E. (Gene) WHITE, Huber Heights; nine grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Wednesday at Morris Sons Funeral Home, 104 West Main Street, Fairborn with Rev Thad L. McGehee. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-9 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Enon Emergency Squad.

EVILSIZOR, MEDICK Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 16, 1988

Urbana - Myrtle A(gnes) (MEDICK ) EVILSIZOR , 92, formerly of 430 S Main St, died at 10:10 p.m. Sunday in McAuley Center. Body to the Walter?Schoedinger funeral home; visitation 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, services there 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

BENTON, CASTLEBERRY, CHRISTOPHER, DIXON, GRIFFIN, HORTON, KENNEDY, MACDONALD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 16, 1988

Anna BENTON 88, of 1054 South Bell Avenue, Springfield, died Monday morning, August 15, 1988 at 7:23 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center. She was born April 27, 1900 in Winchester, Kentucky, a daughter of William and Rachel MACDONALD. She was a member of the Greater First Baptist Church where she was past president of the Senior Choir. She was a member of the Missionary Society, Pastors Aid and the Golden Agers Club. Survivors include one daughter, Carleene CASTLEBERRY, Springfield; one son, Thomas W. "Deacon" BENTON, Springfield; one daughter-in-law, Bernice BENTON, Springfield; eight grandchildren, Claude Jr. "Pickle" CASTLEBERRY, Carvey CASTLEBERRY, Carla DIXON, Cencis Melody GRIFFIN, Shelia N. BENTON, all of Springfield, Vernita Lyn BENTON, Nashville, Tennessee, Valerie Laton KENNEDY, Columbus, Marsha L. CHRISTOPER, Presido, San Francisco, California; 11 great-grandchildren; two nephews, Charles BENTON, Columbus and Herbert BENTON, Covington, Kentucky; one niece, Alice HORTON, Fort Worth, Texas, a devoted family nurse, Cheryl "Sissy" CRAFTER. She was preceded in death by her husband, The Rev. Herbert BENTON on June 4, 1982. Her body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home where friends may call Wednesday from 12 Noon until 5 p.m. and after 6 p.m. in the Greater First Baptist Church where the family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. in the church with Pastor James L. KELLEY Jr. officiating. Interment to follow in Ferncliff.

BARGER, EMERY, PENCE, SAGUE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 16, 1988

Dorothy E. EMERY 77, of 511 Linden Avenue died Sunday in her residence. She was born March 29, 1911, in Millertown, Ohio, daughter of Cory and MaryAnna (BARGER) PENCE and was retired from Vining Industries. Survived by one daughter, Carolyn SAGUE; one brother, James J. PENCE; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a friend, Demery GATEWOOD; nieces and nephews. Services Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Springfield Freewill Baptist Church. Visitation in the church from 9-11 a.m. Services by Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home.

FUNDERBURGH, JENKINS, TAYLOR Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 16, 1988

Melvin A. TAYLOR 79, of 1006 Concord Avenue, Piqua, died Saturday, August 13, 1988 in Brown Hospital Veterans Administration Center, Dayton. He was born June 11, 1909 in Westville, the son of Edward and Mabel (JENKINS) TAYLOR. He was a retired welder at Hobart Brothers in Troy. He was a Navy Sea Bee Veteran of World War II, and a member of the Piqua American Legion. He attended the First Church of Christ in Byron, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Lois (FUNDERBURGH) TAYLOR; four sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry E. and Jo Ann of Piqua, John B. and Mary and James W. all of Covington, Joe A. and Sharon of Sidney; 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan. Service are Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Suber Funeral Home, Fletcher, with Rev. Howard MELLOTT officiating. Burial in Fletcher Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. in the funeral home. Donations maybe made to Brown Hospital Veterans Administration Center, Dayton.

GRANN, MILLEDGE, PALOVICH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 16, 1988

Mrs. Ann K. PALOVICH 71, died Wednesday evening at a Muskegon Hospital, Michigan, following a short illness. She was born October 20, 1916, in Muskegon, Michigan, where she had resided all of her life. She married Mr. Stephen PALOVICH in April of 1940, who survives her. She is also survived by two daughters, Mrs. Kathryn GRANN of Rockford, Illinois, and Carolyn MILLEDGE, of Springfield, Ohio; three brothers; one sister; and two grandchildren. The funeral mass was held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Muskegon, Saturday, August 13, 1988 with the Rev. Charles DAUTREMONT as Celebrant. Memorials may be made to the Sacred Heart Debt Retirement of the Heart Association.

HILL, KENERLY, MOSS, NEWSOME, WOODS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 17, 1988

 Helen M. (Honey) NEWSOME, 86, of 996 East 21st Avenue, Columbus, died Monday evening, August 16, 1988 in Centerburg Nursing Center, Centerburg, Ohio. She was born June 10, 1902 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a daughter of Nelson G. and Celesta (MOSS) WOODS. She was a member of the Church of God Grand Avenue. Survivors include one sister, Janice (William) HILL, Columbus; one brother, Enoch (Sunnie) WOODS, Springfield; a devoted niece Patricia KENERLY, Springfield and a host of other nieces, nephews and cousins. Her body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home where friends may call after 2 p.m. on Thursday with the family present from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Elder Carl Kenerly officiating. Interment to follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 134 West Southern Avenue.

COOK, HAYS, MILLER, PRESTON, SMITH, WHITMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 18, 1988

George R. WHITMAN Jr. 65, of Springfield, died August 16, 1988 at 9:10 p.m. at Community Hospital after a 2 year illness. He was born July 30, 1923, in Wyandotte, Michigan, the son of George R. and Mamie (COOK) WHITMAN. He was a retired railroad conductor of 38 years, was veteran of World War !! serving in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Number 3660 of Springfield, the Grand Lodge of Masons Number 256 of Napoleon, Ohio, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Number 397 of Springfield, and a member of the Clifton Avenue United Methodist Church. He is survived by his mother Mamie; his wife, Myrle (PRESTON) WHITMAN; two stepdaughters, Judy and Steve HAYS and family, of Springfield; Donna and Dennis MILLER and family, of Springfield; one stepson, Namon and wife, Betty, Betty SMITH, of Flat Rock, Michigan; one brother, Jan and Mary WHITMAN, of Toledo; a host of step grandchildren; two nephews, Bruce and Marlene WHITMAN of Lowell, Michigan, and Mark WHITMAN of Chillicothe, Ohio. Preceded in death by his father, George 1969, and by a brother, Charles WHITMAN in 1985. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 3-5 and 7-0 p.m. Thursday where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday with interment at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens with Pastor Dale WAY of Clifton Avenue United Methodist Church officiating. VFW Number 3660 Services will be held 7:30 p.m. Thursday. If desired, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

BOONE, CORBIN, DAVIS, EUBANKS, FERRYMAN, GRIESER, NEAL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 21, 1988

Page 4D. Christopher S FERRYMAN, 15, of 4425 Ridgewood Road, West, passed away in his residence Friday, August 19, 1988 at 5 am. He was born on August 31, 1972 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Theodore Anthony FERRYMAN and Marilyn Louise GRIESER. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Marilyn and William NEAL; maternal grandmother, Viola (GRIESER) DAVIS of Springfield; paternal grandmother, Dorothy (FERRYMAN) CORBIN of Springfield; paternal great-grandmother, Dora EUBANKS of Springfield; paternal step-grandparents, Jack and Velda BOONE, Doral and Janet NEAL, all of Bellefontaine; aunt Patricia O'NEAL of Springfield; uncle Charles GRIESER of Springfield; several other aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Theodore FERRYMAN, maternal grandfather, Clarence A GRIESER, paternal grandfather Theodore R FERRYMAN, and step-grandfather Robert W DAVIS. Services will be held on Monday at 10 am in the Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home officiated by Pastor George L Reed. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Calling hours will be Sunday from 6-8 pm in the funeral Home.

BENZINGER, COOK, GILMARTIN, WARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 21, 1988

Page 4D. Edward W GILMARTIN of 1924 Biscayne Drive, died at 2:10 pm Saturday in Mercy Medical Center following four weeks of serious illness. He was born in Springfield, Ohio on October 18, 1905 the son of James and Louise (BENZINGER) GILMARTIN. He was employed as a pressman for the Crowell-Collier Publishing Company for 35 years and later retired from American Education (Xerox) in 1968. He was a member of the Northside Elderly United. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Ruth (COOK); and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Joseph and one sister, Margaret WARD. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 5-8 pm Monday. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm. Tuesday in the funeral home with Rev John Hearn offici-[rest of obituary is missing]

BOSTICK, RYDER, SCHIMP Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 22, 1988

Kimberly R. Bostick, 21, of 7201/2 Broadway, died at Mercy Medical Center on Saturday, August 20, 1988 at 2:52 a.m. She was born in Springfield, Ohio on December 20, 1967 the daughter of Melvin BOSTICK, Jr. and Helen (SCHIMP) BOSTICK. She was a teller for the Security Bank Corporation. She is survived by her parents, Melvin and Helen BOSTICK of Springfield; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Doug and Sharon BOSTICK and Shane BOSTICK, all of Springfield; paternal grandmother, Thelma BOSTICK; maternal grandparents, Edward and Virginia RYDER, all of Springfield; two nieces; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; and her fiance', Eric McCALL of Springfield. Services will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Jackson Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home by Rev. Alden W. Towberman. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 5-8 p.m.

CONN, MCFALL, SHADES, WOODBURY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 23, 1988

Lulu M. CONN, 93, formerly of 1254 S. Fountain St., died Fri., Aug 19, 1988 in Pillars Health Center. She was born on February 5, 1895 in Anderson, Indiana, the daughter of Amory W. and Laura C. MCFALL WOODBURY, Jr. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the last of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Errett P. CONN in 1956, and one brother, Warren WOODBURY and one half-brother, Carl SHADES. Woods-Allgier Funeral Home. Interment in Ferncliff Cemetery.

ALLEN, COE, JARDINE, MICHAEL, NATIONS, ROBERTS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 24, 1988

Page 21. Virginia ROBERTS ALLEN, 86, died at 6:30 p.m., Monday in Oakwood Village Care Center. She was born in Springfield, December 12, 1901 the daughter of Charles and Catherine (JARDINE) ROBERTS and resided here most of her life. She was a member of the First Christian Church. She is survived by two nieces, Louis NATIONS, Springfield and Louise COE, Jeffersonville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Orion L. in 1978; one brother, H. Glenn ROBERTS and one sister; Margaret R. MICHAEL. Her body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where there will be no visitation. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Mr. John Wilson Officiating with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the First Christian Church.

BAKER, BARNES, BRUCE, HALL, STATEN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 24, 1988

Page 21. Anna E. BAKER, 70, of 1921 Sierra Avenue, formerly of 21 North Jackson street, died Tuesday, August 23, 1988 at 2:33 a.m. in Community Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born October 10, 1917 in Wyandott, Michigan, the daughter of Nobel and Margaret BARNES and resided in Springfield for most of her life. Mrs. BAKER was a member of the First Christian Church. She is survived by her husband, Kermit (Pete) BAKER, one daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Richard HALL, of Springfield; one son, Richard STATEN, of Athens, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. John (Phyllis) BRUCE, of Nelsonville, Ohio; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Friends may call in the Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home, Springfield, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday. Services will be held in the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Thursday under the direction of Mr. John Wilson of the First Christian Church. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery

BATES, COVAULT, CRANE, HOMCCLAIN, SAM Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 24, 1988

Page 21. Leo L. COVAULT, 82, of 1405 Midland Road, died Monday, August 22, 1988, at 5:36 p.m. in Mercy Medical Center. He was born November 3, 1905, in Piqua, the son of James and Belle (SAM) COVAULT. He was a retired Supervisor for the mayflower Wagner Warehouse, retiring September 3, 1971. He was a member of Northridge United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Susie M. (BATES) COVAULT; two stepdaughters, Dorothy M. HOWE, of Gallipolis, Sue M. CRANE, of Alabama, a sister, Frances MCCLAIN, of Springfield; five step grandchildren, Tori Sue CRANE, Robert CRANE, Christopher CRANE, John HOWE and David HOWE. He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home Thursday from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in Northridge united Methodist Church with Pastor Richard Steigleder officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

CASH, ERVIN, GREATHOUSE, JACKSON, MILLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 24, 1988

Page 21. Thelma Sue ERVIN, 42, of 2 south plum Street, died unexpectedly August 18, 1988. She was born December 19, 1945, in Hamilton, Ohio. She is survived by one son, James ERVIN; three daughters, Anna and Tina ERVIN, Mary GREATHOUSE all of Springfield; two brothers, Les and Curtis CASH; two sisters, Glen JACKSON and Patricia MILLER, all of Hamilton, Ohio; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Private burial will be held in Colt, Ohio.

BIEDERMAN, BLOOM, DIBENEDETTO, RYAN, WULFEKUHL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 24, 1988

Page 21. Mary A. DIBENEDETTO, 58, of 10380 Union Road, Medway, died Monday, August 22, 1988, in her residence after an extended illness. She was born July 12, 1930, in Cincinnati, the daughter of Raymond M. and Etta E. (WULFEKUHL) RYAN. She was currently a member and former C.C.D. Teacher of Mary Help of Christian Catholic Church, Fairborn. She was very active in the St. Charles parish in Kettering, prior moving to Medway. She was a volunteer with the Montgomery County Parks and Recreation department at Cox Arboretum and Carriage Hill Farm. She is survived by her husband, Vincenzo, of 33 years; four sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. S. Marc and Diane of Centerville, Ohio, Dr. Michael and Dr. Joan (BLOOM), of Columbus at Ohio state university; one brother and sister-in-law, james and Margaret RYAN of Cincinnati; one sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Bob BIEDERMAN; two grandsons, Paul Bloom DIBENEDETTO, of Columbus, and Vincenzo Ray DIBENEDETTO, of Centerville; and her mother-in-law, Theresa DIBENEDETTO, of Maplewood, New Jersey. Family will receive friends 5-7:15 p.m. Thursday at Mary help of Christian Catholic Church, 954 North Maple Avenue, Fairborn, where mass of Christian burial will be held at 7:30. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Clark County in her memory. Arrangements by Burcham Funeral Home.

BURBA, JEFFERS, LONG, NORTH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 24, 1988

Page 21. Robert N. (Rob) BURBA, 28, of 40 East North Street, Cedarville, Ohio died Monday, August 22, 1988 n Miami Valley Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio. He was born in Pickaway, Ohio, April 8, 1960 and was a life long Cedarville resident. He had served as a Deputy Sheriff with the Greene County Sheriff Department since 1979 and had worked as a Security Guard at American Builders' in Jamestown. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Lamar and Caren LONG of Jamestown; his father, Robert BURBA of Cedarville; grandmother, Geneva JEFFERS of Greenville; grandparents, Ted and Dorothy BURBA of Cedarville; great-grandmother, Hazel NORTH of Greenville, one daughter, Kyla of Jamestown; one brother, Michael BURBA of Jamestown; a nephew, Michael Eric BURBA; several aunts and uncles. Friends may call in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Cedarville on Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday in the funeral home at 2 p.m. with Rev. Keith Wise and Rev. Louis Lowery officiating. Interment in Grape Grove Cemetery.

BAKER, CAPLINGER, CHAIN, LEISURE, MCCARREN, NICHOLS, RICHENDOLAR, ROOSA, SHATTUCK, TABB, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 24, 1988

Page 21. Norma Charlene MCCARREN, 68, of 1054 North Huston pike, South Vienna, died Tuesday, August 23, 1988, at 12:34 a.m. in St. John's Center. She was born August 23, 1920 in Fayette County, the daughter of Joseph Latham and Pearl (BAKER) ROOSA. She is survived by three daughters, Elva RICHENDOLLAR, of South Vienna, Gloria Sue NICHOLS, and Virginia LEISURE, both of Washington Court House; two sons, Phillip Gary CAPLINGER, of Louisiana, and Larry Dean CAPLINGER, of Goose Creek, South Carolina; four sisters, Helen WILLIAMS, of Waverly, Ohio; Madge CHAIN, of Texas, Geraldine TABB, of Iowa, Christine SHATTUCK, of Miamisburg, Ohio; one brother, Emery C. ROOSA; ten grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmet, one son, and one sister. There will be no visitation. Memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. The family is being served by the Littleton Funeral Home.

DABNEY, JONES, MILLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 26, 1988

Magvernon JONES 88, formerly of Delta Road, Springfield, died Friday afternoon, August 26, 1988 at 2:30 p.m. in Mercy Medical Center. She was born on April 3, 1900 in Medway, Kentucky a daughter of Robert and Ella DABNEY. She was a member of the Fair Street Christian Church. Survivors include her step-son, Horace JONES; two nephews, William DABNEY of Godfrey, Illinois and James DABNEY of South Carolina; one step-granddaughter, Madelyne MILLER of Dayton. Her body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home where friends may call after 12 noon on Tuesday with the family present from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will e held on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Fair Street Christian Church with the Elder James BROOKS officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Her body will lie in state at the church for 2 hours prior to the services.

BAKER, HANCHER, HEADLEY, KING, LIGHTNER, MARTIN, PAUGH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, August 27, 1988

Donald E. Lightner,Sr., 64, of 161 North Hampton Road, Donnelsville died in his residence Friday, August 26, 1988 following a lengthy illness. A life time resident of Clark County he was born here December 31, 1923 the son of Oscar and Ruth Etta (KING) LIGHTNER. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was employed by Robbins and Myers Company for 30 years. Mr. LIGHTNER was a member of Central Christian Church, New Carlisle Lodge 100 F & A. M., Palestine Commandery 33, Springfield Chapter 48 Royal Arch Masons, Springfield Council 17 Royal and Select Masons, Donnelsville Lions Club. He is survived by his wife, Ruth (HEADLEY) LIGHTNER; one son, Donald LIGHTNER Jr. of Manchester, Missouri; three daughters, Donna MARTIN of Snellville, Georgia, Mrs. Dan (Erna) BAKER of St. Paris, Ohio, and Marilea PAUGH of Springfield; two brothers, William of Springfield and David; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchilddren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda HANCHER. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. New Carlisle Lodge 100 will hold services at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Memorial Home with Rev. Steve Oswalt officiating. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Christian Church.

BAUCHAT, NEFF, ROGERS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 30, 1988

 Mark Foster Neff, 39, of 496 Dover Road, died Sunday afternoon, August 28, 1988, at home, after three years of illness. He was born November 23, 1948, in Springfield, the son of John A. and Ruth A. NEFF. He was employed at R. R. Donnelley and Sons, in Nashville, Tennessee, prior to his illness. He served in the Navy during Vietnam. He is survived by his wife, Patricia L.; his parents; one daughter, Dawn; and a son, Shawn; two sisters, Mary ROGERS, of Illinois, and Melinda BAUCHAT, of Tennessee; a brother, Michael, of West Virginia; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, 1612 South Belmont Avenue with Pastor Joachim Wick officiating. The family requests that contributions be made in his memorial to Community Hospital Hospice. The family is being served by the Littleton Funeral Home.

BROWN, LILLICH, MARTIN, REITZ Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 31, 1988

Mrs. Chester W. (Edith) Brown, 86, died August 19, 1988, in San Antonio, Texas. She was a former resident of Springfield, a graduate of Poughkeepsie High School and New Paltz State College. Survivors include daughters, Mrs. Ned (Ann) LILLICH, of Cimmaron, Colorado, Mrs. Joseph (Patricia) REITZ, of MartineZ, California, Mrs. Richard (Barbara) MARTIN, of Goleta, California; seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio Texas. Arrangements by Porter Loring Mortuary, San Antonio, Texas.

CHAPMAN, COLWELL, GILKERSON, PUMMILL, STAFFORD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, September 3, 1988

Anna Mae Colwell, 73, a life time resident of Springfield, died at 11:50 a.m. Thursday, September 1, 1988 in Community Hospital. She was born in Springfield, October 22, 1914 the daughter of Reyn and Anna Belle (PUMMILL) CHAPMAN. Mrs. COLWELL was a member of the Church of the Open Bible, and the WWF Group of the Church, and had been employed at several local nursing homes. She is survived by one foster daughter, Jessie STAFFORD of Paintsville, Kentucky; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Elmer GILKERSON in 1970; second husband, Harley COLWELL in 1978; one brother; and one sister. Friends may call from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Memorial Home by Rev. James Martin officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Paramedic Fund.

BISHOP Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, September 4, 1988

Sherman BISHOP, 73, of 363 E. High St., Apt. 409, died at 6:31 p.m. Friday at Mercy Medical Center. Body to Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home.

CORDEL, LOWE, MILLER, MOORE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 5, 1988

Charles Cordel, 86, of Springfield, died Saturday, September 3, 1988 in Heartland of Springfield following a lengthy illness. He was born on September 17, 1901 in Lawrence County, Kentucky the son of Issac and Rose (MOORE) CORDEL. Survivors include two sisters, Goldie LOWE of Springfield and Mrs. Sylvia MILLER of South Charleston; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Joseph, McKInley, and James. Graveside services will be conducted on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in South Solon Cemetery. Arangements are by the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home. John W. Allgier II director.

BORSTNER, CONEBY, COX, OLSON, SNYDER, TAYLOR Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 8, 1988

Ivan E. (Ike) Borstner, 70, of Park Rapids, Minnesota, formerly a resident of Donnelsville, Ohio, died suddenly at home, August 26, 1988. He was born June 12, 1918, in Donnelsville. He spent two years in the Civilian Conservation Corps and three years as Corporal in the United States Marine Corp. He worked for the Ohio Edison Company for 25 years before retiring to Park Rapids, Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Bertha BORSTNER, and one brother Vernon. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn (OLSON) BORSTNER, of Park Rapids; two brothers, John, of Donnelsville, and Gene, of Anoka, Minnesota; three sisters, Rosemary TAYLOR and Naomi SNYDER, of Springfield and Bonnie CONEBY, of Donnelsville; and one aunt, Anna COX, of Donnelsville; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 30, at the Jones Behrens Funeral Home, Park Rapids, Minnesota with burial at Bethel Lutheran Cemetery in Minnesota.

BALLING, DAVIS, SPEARS, WELLS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 8, 1988

Eva W. BALLING DAVIS 70, of 216 East Main Street, Medway died unexpectedly Tuesday, September 6, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center at 8:32 p.m. She was born in Coxton, Kentucky, March 9, 1918 the daughter of John and Dellia WELLS.She was a former employee of Velvet Dairy and the Springfield Laundry. She is survived by one son, Lester T. BALLING of Medway: two grandsons, Lester Keith and William Patrick BALLING both of Medway; step-daughter Sandra TUCKERof Springfield; one sister, Opal SPEARS of Springfield; four brothers, Coolidge WELLS of Springfield, Bud WELLS formerly of Springfield, Roy WELLS formerly of Columbus, John Lee WELLS of Chillicothe; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James T. Balling in 1980; secondhusband, James R. DAVIS in 1983. Friends may call in the Austin Richardsand Raff Memorial Home on Thursday from 1 p.m. until time of services at2 p.m. Interment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

BOWSER, DELONG, KNIGHT, STADLER, THACKER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 8, 1988

Cora E. DELONG, 54, of New Carlisle died Tuesday, September 6, 1988 at Miami Valley Hospital Dayton after a brief illness. She was born April 12, 1934in Springfield the daughter of Dewey and Mildred (KNIGHT) THACKER. She was a member of the Fifth Lutheran Church, Springfield and the American LegionPost 286 Ladies Auziliary of New Carlisle. Cora is survived by her husband,Don; son and daughter-in-law, Sherry of Fairborn; two grandchildren, Joeyand Lisa; brother, Ed Gene THACKER; sister, Betty BOWSER both of Springfield. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday in Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Pastor Glen D. STADLER officiating. Burial at Donnelsville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday.

BARTLETT, BENTON, CHAPMAN, COURTNEY, KEETON, MITCHEM, MULL, PARKS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 9, 1988

Esther M. Bartlett, 74, of 533 Dayton Avenue, died Thursday, September 8, at 10:17 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center. She was born February 2, 1914, in Cedarville, Ohio, the daughter of Branson and Charlotte (CHAPMAN) PARKS. She retired from Robinson and Myers. She was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Number 397, Women of the Moose Number 429. VFW Post 8673 Rocco-Welch, Democratic Women's Club, Local 902, the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, and a member of the Election Board. She is survived by her husband, Lawrence; one son, Phillip L. MULL, of Springfield; a brother, Delmar PARKS, of Ukiah, California; four grandchildren, Wanda KEETON, Barbara COURTNEY, Dawn MITCHEM, and George BENTON, all of Springfield; several great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; and two nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia L. BENTON. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home Sunday 2-5 p.m. where services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The Eagles Lodge, Moose Lodge and VFW Post will hold individual services Sunday afternoon.

COFFEE, HARDWICK, PARKEY, SALYERS, SHELBY, SILVERS, SMITH, SPEARS, WHITED Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 9, 1988

Jack E. WHITED 54, of Springfield died suddenly September 7, 1988 in Community Hospital. He was born in Somerset, Kentucky, February 7, 1934 the son of Cater and Mattie (HARDWICK) WHITED. Jack was employed for 25 years by the Cascade Corporation and was a U. S. Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Marlene; three sons, David, Paul and Kevin all of Ohio; three daughters, Sue PARKEY of Nashville, Tennessee, Becky SHELBY of Nicholasville, Kentucky, Charla SALYERS of Nashville, Tennessee; two brothers, James and George of Springfield; four sisters, Edna SPEARS of Florence, Kentucky, Freida SILVERS of Somerset, Kentucky, Goldie COFFEE of Daisy, Tennessee, Lillian SMITH of Denver, Colorado; nine grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Debra WHITED. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home on Friday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Memorial Home at 1 p.m. Saturday with Rev. Mike STEWART and Rev. Douglas SPEARS officiating. Burial will be in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

BOWMAN, HAMMON, KEENAN, LEHMAN, STULTZ, WAY, YONTZ Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, September 10, 1988

Winifred E. Lehman, 87, of Dayton, formerly of Springfield, died Friday morning, September 9, 1988 in Marie Joseph Care Center, Dayton following an extended illness. She was born January 9, 1901 in Logan, Ohio, the daughter of the late William D. and Mary J (STULTZ) LEHMAN. She was a retired school teacher from the Springfield City School after teaching for 43 years and retiring in 1964. She is a member of the East Board Street Methodist Church, Columbus. She is survived by one brother, William C. LEHMAN of Dayton; two sisters, Mrs. William (Hazel) WAY and Mrs. Charles (Mildred) BOWMAN both of Columbus; one nephew, Dr. Jerry L. HAMMON of West Milton. Preceded in death by three sisters, Grace L YONTZ, Glady HAMMON and Helen KEENAN. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Leonard-Lyke &Cardaras Funeral Home, 183 East 2nd. Street, Logan, Ohio with Rev. Stacy Evans officiating. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 12 noon till time of services. The family suggest contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

JENNINGS, MILLER, OLIVER, WOERL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, September 10, 1988

 Thelma E. "Betsy" OLIVER, 79, of 2615 Derr Road died at 8:45 a.m., September 9, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center following 2 months of failing health. She was born in Dayton, Ohio on March 18, 1909 the daughter of Harry and Myrtle (MILLER) JENNINGS and resided in the Dayton and Springfield area most of her life. She had been employed at the Miami Jacobs Junior College for a number of years and later worked for the Chrysler Motor Corporation in the Ohmer Fehr Register, both in Dayton. She was a member of St. Joseph Church. Survivors include two sons, Paul L., San Francisco, California, Sam., Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Katie WOERL, Russells Point, Ohio and one brother, Jack JENNINGS, Urbana, Ohio; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul in 1971 and also one brother, Howard. Her body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where there will be no visitation. Funeral mass will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Springfield Paramedic Fund.

EBNER, GOTTLIEB, GREENBERG, KARLAN, KEMPLER, KLEIN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, September 13, 1988

Dora Klein, 93, formerly of Springfield, passed away September 10, 1988 in Zanesville. She was born, November 23, 1894 in Springfield, the daughter of the late Nathan EBNER and Fanny (KEMPLER). She was a member of Temple Sholom and the Temple Sisterhood. Her husband, Nathan KLEIN, preceded her death, February 2, 1968. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Harold GOTTLIEB, 2450 Circle Drive, Zanesville; Mrs. A. M. KARLAN, Boca Raton, Florida and Mrs. Curtis GREENBERG, Steubenville, Ohio; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Family request donations be made to the charity of your choice. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday at Ferncliff Cemetery with Rabbi Goldman officiating. There will be no visitation. Bolin Funeral Home, Zanesville is handling the arrangements.

ANDERSON, BROWN, HOOVER, SPEARS, WALDRON, YOUNGERMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 15, 1988

Doris I. Brown, 59, of 3704 Snyder-Domer Road, died 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, September 14, 1988, in her residence after two years failing health. She was born November 1, 1928, in Springfield, the daughter of Leroy and Flora (SPEARS) ANDERSON. She is survived by her husband, George E.; one daughter, Karen BROWN, of Springfield; five sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Carol YOUNGERMAN, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Kerry YOUNGERMAN, of Crystal River, Florida, Dave and Angie BROWN, John YOUNGERMAN, and Michael J. and Jenny YOUNGERMAN, all of Springfield; one brother, William ANDERSON, of Crystal River, Florida; seven grandchildren, Nancy, Robin, John, Mary, Mandy, Matthew, and Moriah. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Norma HOOVER and Virginia WALDRON and one brother, Samuel ANDERSON. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home 4-8 p.m. Friday, where services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Raymond R. Garrett officiating. Burial in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

FINCHUM, FREEMAN, KNOTTS, NEER, PADGE, STICKNEY, THICKEL, TULLIS, VERMILLION Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 16, 1988

Dorothy T. Knotts, 74, formerly of Springfield and Pompano Beach, Florida, died September 14, 1988 at 9:40 p.m., in Oakwood Village. She was born, November 17, 1913 in Clark County, the daughter of Van C. and Olive (NEER) TULLIS. She was retired from General Motors accounting department, a member of the First United Methodist Church of Pompano Beach, Florida and also an associate of the Northridge United Methodist Church. She is survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan and Patricia TULLIS, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Bonnie TULLIS, all of South Vienna; one step-daughter and stepson-in-law, Mrs. Charles (Carolyn) PADGE, Cincinnati, Ohio; seven nieces, Karen TULLIS, Wapakoneta, Ohio, Mrs. David (Brenda) STICKNEY, South Vienna, Mrs. Thomas (Nancy) THICKEL and Melanie TULLIS, all of Dayton, Mrs. Gary (Cynthia) VERMILLION, Springfield, Janet FINCHUM, South Charleston and Mrs. Michael (Gail) FREEMAN, Troy, Michigan; two nephews, Mr. David L. and Donna TULLIS, West Liberty, and Mr. Jon R. TULLIS, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer S. in 1983. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 6-9 p.m., Friday. Funeral services will be held there at 10:00 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Mark Dove officiating. Interment will be in Asbury Cemetery.

BISHOP, HOCKER, JACKSON, LEE, MASON, OAKS, PARKER, WASHINGTON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, September 17, 1988

Margaret Bishop, 76, of 363 East High Street, apartment 409, Springfield, died Wednesday, September 14, 1988 at 12:20 p.m. in Mercy Medical Center. She was born February 7, 1912 in Frankfort, Kentucky, a daughter of James and Mattie (LEE) WASHINGTON. She was a member of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church where she served on the senior usher board. Survivors include three sisters, Minor Lee JACKSON, Dayton, Rozetta PARKER and Christine MASON, both of Frankfort; one nephew, William WASHINGTON, Perryville, Virginia; a host of other nieces, nephews and cousins; two devoted friends, Dezzie OAKS and Georgetta HOCKER, both of Springfield. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman BISHOP on September 2, 1988. Her body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home where friends may call after 12 Noon on Sunday with the family present from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home with Dr. Jacob Chatman officiating. Interment to follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1129 Heard Ave.

ANDERKIN, EICK, HILTIBRAN, NEFF, PAYNE, WALKER, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, September 17, 1988

 Paul R. Neff Sr., 72, of 2652 Elmore Drive, Springfield died Friday, September 16, 1988 in his residence following several years illness. He was born in Peoria, Illinois, October 12, 1915 the son of John and Ethel NEFF. He served in the United State Army during World War II and was a member of the American Legion, and Amvets. In 1973 he retired from Navistar. He is survived by his wife, Shirley (EICK) NEFF; two sons, Paul R. NEFF Jr. and Ronald W. NEFF both of Springfield; three daughters, Beverly Kaye YOUNG of Urbana, Ruth Ellen HILTIBRAN of Springfield, Elizabeth Faye PAYNE of Enon; four step-children, Johnnie, Richard, and Jackie WALKER, Betty ANDERKIN all of Springfield; 14 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary NEFF in January of 1980. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Memorial Home with Rev. John Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BALL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 19, 1988

Cora BALL, 57, of 489 Gwynne St., died at 2:27 a.m. Sunday in Mercy Memorial Hospital. Body to Skillman-McDonald Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, where arrangements are pending.

BUSTRUM, CLARK, GRAHAM, THOMAS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 21, 1988

Warren P. CLARK, 79, formerly of 465 North Race Street, died at 7:10 p.m. Monday, September 19, 1988 in Ridgewood Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. He was born in CLARK County, October 8, 1908 the son of Homer and Mary (BUSTRUM) CLARK and live here all his life. Mr. CLARK retired from the Springfield Laundry. He was a member of Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (formerly Second Lutheran) where he was superintend of Sunday School for many years. Survived by one son, John D. CLARK of Springfield; two daughters, Joanne McCAMPBELL of Addison, Illinois, Mrs. Charles (Joyce) THOMAS of Springfield; two brother, Roy U. CLARK of Fairborn, Robert O. CLARK of Springfield; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice (GRAHAM) CLARK in 1987; one brother, Hormer CLARK. Friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the Memorial Home with Pastor Brian Dillahunt officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

ARMSTRONG, BURRIS, FLINDERS, HOWARD, JORDAN, JORDON, MEADOWS, PRESTON, WEBB, WISEMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 21, 1988

Ella Mae PRESTON, 64, of 909 Park Avenue, died at 10:20 a.m. Monday, September 19, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born in New Boston, Ohio, June 8, 1924, daughter of William and Lillie (ARMSTRONG) JORDON. She was a member of the Race Street Church of God. She is survived by one daughter, Linda WISEMAN; five sons, Lewis PRESTON, Hearold PRESTON, Richard PRESTON, Donald PRESTON and James PRESTON; one brother, William JORDON all of Springfield; two half-brothers, William and Cecil JORDAN both of Quincy, Kentucky; five half-sisters, Martha HOWARD of Quincy, Kentucky, Catherine MEADOWS, Eileen BURRIS both of Garrison, Kentucky, Brenda JORDON of Bucyrus, Betty Lou FLINDERS of Fostoria, Ohio; six grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis PRESTON in 1986. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Race Street Church of God with Pastor Clyde WEBB officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

ALLEN, BLUE, CONLEY, HEIZER, SHERMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, September 25, 1988

Raymond W. Blue, 53, of 1207 Campbell Avenue, New Carlisle, died Friday afternoon, September 23, 1988 in Grandview Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. He was a self-employed truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Betty; a daughter, Brenda ALLEN of Dayton; a son, Bill BLUE of Dayton; his father, Paul R. BLUE of Christiansburg; five grandchildren, Billy, Chris, Bradley, Samantha, and Amanda; a brother, James BLUE of Dayton; three sisters, Joanne HEIZER of Xenia, Marilyn CONLEY of Christiansburg, and Linda SHERMAN of St. Paris. He was preceded in death by his mother, Anna BLUE on January 12, 1988. Services will be held on Tuesday September 27, 1988 at 1 p.m. in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Brother Ron Coppock officiating. Burial will be in Newsome Chapel Cemetery. There will be no visitation. The family has requested that memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation.

COY, ECKERLY, PRATT, PUNG, SHURTE, WEEKS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 26, 1988

John H. Coy, Jr., 66, of 701 Villa Road, died Saturday, September 24, 1988 in Community Hospital, following two years of failing health. He was born on August 20, 1922 in Dayton, Ohio the son of John H. and Ruth (WEEKS) COY. He was an area farmer for many years. Survivors include two sons, William (Bill) of Springfield and Richard of Kanaeohea Bay, Hawaii; three daughters, Mrs. John (Jane) ECKERLY of Clinton, Tennessee, Mrs. Jack (Patricia) PUNG of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Mrs. Eric (Rebecca) PRATT of Fort Irwin, California; 18 grandchildren; his mother, Ruth COY; two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn SHURTE, Dayton and Mrs. Mildred COY and one brother, Robert, both of Xenia. He was preceded in death by wife, Sara M. and 1977 and one son, John D. in 1974. His body was taken to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home where friends my call on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. John W. Allgier II, director.

KNAPP, LOWE, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 26, 1988

Burnie Knapp, 91, formerly of Columbus, Ohio, died Saturday, September 24, 1988 in Sharonview Nursing Home. He was born on June 20, 1897 in Clinton County, Ohio the son of William C. KNAPP and Agnes LOWE. He was retired from the former Kinnear Rolling Door Company. Survivors include his second wife, Relna (WRIGHT); a son Frank KNAPP of Springfield; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, Clarence in 1944 and his first wife, Bertha in 1953. Friends may call on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel at Rose Hill Burial Park where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Interment will follow. Arrangements are being handled by the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home. John W. Allgier II, director.

BOEDICKER, BOWERMAN, FCCS, KEARNS, THOMAS, VOELKER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 30, 1988

David H. Bowerman Jr., 62, of 909 West Lake Avenue, New Carlisle died Thursday, September 29, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center. He was formerly of Lima, Ohio, living in New Carlisle for the past 22 years. Retired salesman fo the Sear Automotive Center in Springfield. Member of the First United Methodist Church of New Carlisle where he was on the Board of Trustees, and choir member. He was also a member of the New Carlisle Community Chorus. A member of the Elks Club 54 in Lima. He is survived by his wife, June; daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Carole Ann) KEARNS of Akron, Ohio; son and daughter-in-law, FCCS David C. and Tina of The Navy Recruit Training Command of Orlando, Florida; four grandson, F.J. and Timothy KEARNS, David THOMAS and Joshua BOWERMAN; two sisters, Mae BOEDICKER of Harrod, Ohio, Marie VOELKER of Florida; half brother, Richard BOWERMAN of Lima; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents; several sisters and brothers. Services will be held Monday, October 3, 1988 at10 a.m. in the Chiles and Sons-Laman Funeral Home, Lima, Ohio with Rev. Richard Ward presiding. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima. Friends may call Saturday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle and Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Chiles and Sons-Laman Funeral Home, Lima. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.


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