Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for December 1988 thru January 1989


Obituary Surnames: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

BEEKMAN, GORDON, HAMMOND, HUTTON, KIGHT, LONGSHAW, MARTIN, RENTZ, ROGERS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 3, 1988

Pat Kight, 82, of Springfield, died unexpectedly at 3:35 a.m. Friday, December 2, 1988 in Community Hospital. He was born in Jackson, Ohio, September 27, 1906 the son of John and Bertha (MARTIN) KIGHT. He was a member of the Church of God in Richmondale, Ohio. He was a 27 year employee of Crowell-Collier Company and a retired employee of the Philadelphia Enquirer. He is survived by his wife, Nora (HUTTON) KIGHT whom he married June 23, 1928; three daughters, Mrs. Robert (Delores) ROGERS of Springfield, Mrs. Thomas (Patty) RENTZ of Centerville, Ohio and Mrs. John (Elaine) LONGSHAW of Vincentown, New Jersey; two brothers, John KIGHT of Detroit, Michigan and Damon KIGHT of Springfield; one sister, Ruth HAMMOND of Chillicothe; six grandchildren, Vickie GORDON, Mark ROGERS, David ROGERS, Pat BEEKMAN, Michele BEEKMAN, Jon LONGSHAW; two great-grandchildren, Christopher BEEKMAN AND Kristen GORDON; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Memorial Home with Rev. John Wilson and Rev. Norman Moore officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church. Pat, who lost his legs a few years ago, was an inspiration and source of strength to all of those who came into contact with him. He was loved dearly by his family and will be missed by many friends.

BANCROFT, BENHAM, COLTER, HINSHEY, MITCHELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 4, 1988

Elizabeth C. Benham 87, passed away in her residence at 1905 Audubon Park Drive on Saturday morning, December 3, 1988. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 3,1901 the daughter of Robert C. and Isabell (HINSHEY) COLTER. She was a 50 year member of the High Street United Methodist Church, the Springfield Country Club, the Clark County Dental Auxiliary, and several other community organizations. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Richard (Martha) MITCHELL of Springfield; three grandchildren, StevenMITCHELL, Elizabeth BANCROFT, and Lori MITCHELL, all of Springfield;three great-grandchildren, Erin and Loren MITCHELL and Cassandra BANCROFT. She was the widow of Dr. Earl G. BENHAM, who preceded her death in 1982, along with seven brothers and sisters. There will be no visitation. Services will be held on Monday at the convenience of the family with Rev. Dennis Moritz officiating. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity. Arrangements by the Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home.

BURKS, GRAFTON, OLSEN, PRICE, STUMPFF, THOMAS, YAKE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 5, 1988

James "Jim" E. Burks, 62, of Medway, died Saturday, December 3, 1988 at the Hospice Unit at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Dayton after a lengthy illness. He was born on March 21, 1926 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Edward and Sadie (THOMAS) BURKS. He had worked for 27 years as a molder for Hoban's Brass Foundry, Dayton. He was a member of the North Dayton Democrats Club and the Crystal Lakes Property Owners Association. Jim was preceded in death by his parents and special grandparents, Ed and Nora Lee BURKS. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Eva; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jamie and Jim GRAFTON of Medway and Cathy and Ben OLSEN of Martinez, California; two grandchildren, Joey and Benjie; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Retha and Kenny YAKE of Medway, Nora Lee STUMPFF of Dayton, and Celia PRICE of Dayton; nieces, nephew, other relatives, and friends. Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle for procession to the Terre Haute Cemetery for a graveside service with Rev. Dan Witter officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton.

BROUGHER, BROWN, EDWARDS, MUCAHY, SIEWERT, TURNER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 6, 1988

Catherine E. Brougher, 80, of 2340 Derr Road, died at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, December 4, 1988 in her residence after six months of failing health. She was born on July 6, 1908 in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of Charles and Mary (MUCAHY) BROWN. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew J. in 1979. She is survived by one daughter, Mary C. EDWARDS of Springfield; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Charles A. and Susan E., Richard E. and Janet N., Gerald T., and Arthur William and Nancy BROUGHER, all of Springfield; one sister, Pauline SIEWERT of Minnesota; two brothers, Gerald BROWN of Enon and Joseph BROWN of Springfield; eight grandchildren, Bill, Andy, Beth, Katy, Nancy, and Joy BROUGHER, Jill BROUGHER TURNER, and Tom and Jerry EDWARDS; two great- granddaughters and two great-grandsons. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 5-7:30 p.m.Tuesday where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. James Dickey of the High Street Untied Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

ATKINS, JACKSON, KISER, LEWIS, MILLER, MULL, STJOHN, VERNON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 7, 1988

Chester Kiser, 79, of 8464 Selma Pike, died Monday, December 5, 1988 at 9:20 p.m. in Community Hospital following three months failing health. Born in Ironton, Ohio, September 25, 1909, son of Jack and Sara Ellan (LEWIS) KISER. He was a area resident most of his life. Survivors include his wife, Ora Mae (JACKSON), whom he married February 21, 1944; five sons, Ted and Trudy KISER, Rick and Shellie, both of Selma, Ohio, Wayne and Cindy KISER, Oneida, Tennessee, Phillip KISER, Mayo, Florida, Clint and Lisa KISER, Springfield; three daughters, Barbara VERNON, Mrs. John (Carol) ATKINS, both of Columbus, Mrs. Carl (Paula) STJOHN, Selma; two sisters, Phyllis MILLER, Springfield, Sylvia MULL, Selma; 22 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one son, David J. in 1951. Friends may call in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home-South Charleston Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services Thursday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Rev. Homer Brooks officiating. Interment in Greenlawn Cemetery. Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston in charge of arrangements.

COONTZ, NIER, TETER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 8, 1988

Danny B. Coontz, 25, of 4719 Bosart Road, died at 12:35 a.m. Tuesday, December 6, 1988 in Miami Valley Hospital. He was born March 15, 1963 in Parsons, West Virginia the son of Franklin and Sandra (TETER) COONTZ. Mr. COONTZ was employed by the Dallas and Mavis Trucking Company for the past 11/2 hears. He was a member of Demolay, Frank W. Keefer Chapter and the Teamsters Union. He is survived by his parents, of Springfield; three brothers, Thomas and Michael of Columbus, Ohio, and Teddy of Springfield; his girlfriend, Kim NIER of Springfield; his grandmothers, Ilo TETER of Springfield and Versie COONTZ of Urbana; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. Friday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. His body will be taken to the Stemple Funeral Home, in Belington, West Virginia where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday. Burial will in Concord Cemetery in Belington, West Virginia.

BOWEN, CALDWELL, COOK, HEMPHILL, PICKERINGTON, YEARY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 10, 1988

Louis F. Caldwell, 78, of 11 West Columbus Street, South Charleston, died Thursday, December 8, 1988 at 7:18 p.m. in Community Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Bourneville, Ohio, August 3, 1910, the son of Clyde and Wilhelmina (HEMPHILL) CALDWELL. He was employed for many years as a management consultant for a New York Consulting Firm and later for Haskins and Sells Accounting Firm, Cincinnati. For the past 28 years he was a South Charleston area farmer. He served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Sugar Creek Presbyterian Church of Kettering. Survivors include his wife, Hazel (BOWEN), whom he married February 5, 1942; two daughters, Mrs. Wilson (Carolyn) COOK of South Charleston and Mrs. Mitchell (Ann) YEARY of PICKERINGTON, Ohio; three brothers, Wilson of Cleveland, John H. and Phillip both of New Cannan, Connecticut; three granddaughters, Audra and Melissa COOK of South Charleston, and Michelle YEARY of Pickerington; also four nieces; and four nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 p.m. in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston where funeral services will held Monday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Warren McCready officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.

BRIEN, BURNS, CREAGER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 10, 1988

 Miss Gretta C. O'Brien, Passed away at 1:27 p.m. Wednesday, December 7, 1988 in Community Hospital. Her grandfather, John O'BRIEN immigrated from Ireland to Cincinnati and then to Springfield in 1850. He was married to Dora McAVOY. Miss O'BRIEN's father was Richard O'BRIEN, Springfield Chief of Police in 1899 and was on the Police Force for over 20 years. Her mother was Margaret (BURNS) O'BRIEN. Miss O'BRIEN's uncle, on her mother's side, was Charles CREAGER, a noted Springfield architect. Two of his important projects were Warder Public Library and St. Raphael Catholic Church. Miss O'BRIEN operated the Hotel Rogers for many years. She was preceded in death by one sister, Dora of Cincinnati; and two brothers, William and Walter of Springfield. Her body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, December 12, 1988 at 10 a.m. in St. Raphael Catholic Church, with Father James Bramlage officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Raphael Catholic Church.

CHRISTMAN, DILLION, WOOD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 10, 1988

Edward L. WOOD 76, of North Fort Myers, Florida passed away in his residence Tuesday, December 6, 1988, following an extended illness. He was born in Grafton, West Virginia and was a World War II Army Veteran. He formerly resided in Springfield-Columbus Area. He retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base in 1970. He is survived by his wife, Margaret of Fort Myers, Florida; three sons, Edward L. WOOD of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Robert K. and Ronald W. of Fairborn, Ohio; two sisters, Edna K. CHRISTMAN of Millersport, Ohio and Jessie M. DILLION of Hanford, California; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Fort Myers, Florida with the Rev. Bill ENSLEN of Hope Hospice officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Hope Hospice, 3949 Evans Avenue, Suite 300, Ft. Myers, Florida 33901.

BEECROFT, EISWERT, HOGAN, SCHMIDT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 11, 1988

William G. Beecroft II, 83, of 3350 Lycoming Boulevard, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, died unexpectedly at 4:01 p.m. Wednesday, December 7, 1988 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, August 24, 1905, son of William George and Fredrica (SCHMIDT) BEECROFT I. He was a retired employee of White Superior. A former member of Oakland Presbyterian Church, presently a member of Pine Street United Methodist Church in Williamsport. Bill was very active in the Boy Scouts of America for over 50 years, including working with Troop 12 in Oakland Presbyterian Church. Commission member, Chairman, Exployer advisor, Scouting coordinator, and last served as a Unit commissioner. He earned many awards in scouting including Commission Arrowhead, Commission Key, and the last District Commission award. He is survived by his wife, Martha (HOGAN) EISWERT BEECROFT whom he married November 26, 1988; one son and daughter-in-law, William G. and Kay BEECROFT III of Xenia; two granddaughters, Laura and Lisa BEECROFT; one brother; two sisters. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Norma, January 24, 1985. Private graveside services will be held Monday at Rose Hill Burial Park. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Monday in Oakland Presbyterian Church with Rev. Janice Hilkerbaumer officiating. The Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home is handling the arrangements.

ABRAHAM, GOODSON, GOULD, GRAY, KATAWICH, KATAWICK, MADDEN, SCOTT, UPTON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 13, 1988

William C. Katawick, 75, of 1422 Ronald Road, died Sunday, December 11, 1988 at 6:59 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center. He was born on October 29, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois the son of William and Cloe (UPTON) KATAWICK. He was retired from Navistar International with 40 years of service and a member of Local 402. Survivors include his wife, Ethel; two daughters, Bonnie GOODSON of St. Paris and Karen GOULD of Conover, one son, Jim of Springfield; one sister, Dorothy ABRAHAM o Akron; six grandchildren, Ronald E. GOODSON of Springfield, Michael SCOTT of Huber Heights, Mark SCOTT of Hilliard, Ame GOULD of Conover, Aaron KATAWICH and Heather MADDEN, both of Springfield; three great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by one sister, Marjorie GRAY. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. where funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Rhinehart Webble officiating. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Springfield Paramedics, Station Number 7.

ASHTON, BOTKIN, BRUNER, HECK, HOPKINS, SCHUMM Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 14, 1988

Page 26. Gladys BOTKIN HOPKINS, 86, of 2236 Wesley Avenue, Ocean City, New Jersey, did Saturday, December 10, 1988 in Woodbury Memorial Hospital, Woodbury, New Jersey. She was born October 22, 1902 in Pike Township, Clark County, Ohio the daughter of Leedom K. and Sally (BRUNER) BOTKIN. She was a member of St. Peters United Methodist Church of Ocean City, New Jersey, the Daughters of the American Revolution, a graduate of North Hampton High School, class of 1921, and attended Ohio Northern University. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Alva; two daughters, Mrs. Paul (Margaret) ASHTON and Mrs. Richard (Betty) SCHUMM, both of Ocean City, New Jersey; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. May HECK of Urbana; two brothers, Homer of Bellefontaine and Eldon of North Hampton. Services will be held on Thursday, December 15, 1988 at 10 a.m. in the Asbury United Methodist Church; North Hampton with Rev. Charles Rader officiating. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call at the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle on Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Asbury United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.

ALSPAUGH, CHANCEY, CHANCY, COOPER, DAILEY, HIXSON, LEMON, RAMSEY, TAYLOR Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 15, 1988

Ada Florence Chancey, 90, of 907 Gothic Street, died Tuesday, December 13, 1988 at 8:20 a.m. in Good Shepherd Village. She was born November 12, 1898 in Yellow Springs. Mrs CHANCEY was the former proprietor of D and A Lunch. She is survived by a long time friend, Leroy ALSPAUGH; a daughter-in-law, Mary CHANCEY, of Florida; five grandchildren, Harold HIXSON, of Enon, Nancy RAMSEY DAILEY, of Washington, Court House, Donna TAYLOR, Kevin CHANCY and Edward CHANCEY, all of Florida; several great grandchildren; and several great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, in 1953; two sons, Wilbur and Roy CHANCEY; and three daughters, Helen HIXSON, Mildred LEMON, and Dorothy COOPER. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home 5-8 p.m. Thursday where services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. with Pastor R. R. Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

COX, JEFFERSON, SHEELY, WEIMER, ZINN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 17, 1988

George S. Cox, 85, of 40 Hedgely Road, Springfield, died unexpectedly at 7:06 a.m. Sunday, December 15, 1988 in Community Hospital. He was born in Bethel Township, Ohio on October 26, 1903 the son of Otho S. and Lola Fern (SHEELY) COX. He was a member of the Maiden Lane Church of God and the Caring Chrisitans at the church. He was a 22 year employee of the Crowell-Collier Company and a self-employed general contractor. He lived in Sarasota, Florida from 1973 to 1985. He is survived by two sons, Richard COX of Springfield and Donald COX of Rapid City, South Dakota; six grandchildren, Rick COX, Marlea WEIMER, Douglas COX, and Craig COX, all of Ohio, Lt. Michael COX of Kentucky, and Loretta JEFFERSON of South Dakota; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Mae (ZINN) COXin 1969, and four sisters. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home on Tuesday fro 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the memorial home at 2 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. Ralph Hatch officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the building fund at the church or the donor's favorite charity.

CALLISON, CLEM, FRIZZEL, GARDNER, NELSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 17, 1988

 Margaret Nelson, 73, of Wyandotte, Michigan, formerly of New Carlisle, died Thursday, December 15, 1988 in Wyandotte after a brief illness. She was born February 15, 1915 in West Virginia. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Charles in 1969; two brothers. Survived by a son, John R. of Springfield; four daughters, Barbara CALLISON of Wyandotte, Michigan, Gladys GARDNER of Lancaster, California, Mary CLEM of Bryant, Ohio, and Bonnie FRIZZEL of Glendale, Arizona; 19 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle. Burial in New Carlisle Cemetery. Visitation one hour prior to services. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

SHOCKEY, VANCE, WADE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 17, 1988

Harold E. WADE, Sr. 58, of New Carlisle, died Thursday afternoon December 15, 1988 at Community Hospital after a sudden illness. He was born September 24, 1930 in Dayton, Ohio the son of Rollie and Fannie (VANCE) WADE. He was a Navy Veteran serving in the Korean Conflict, a supervisor for Mike Sells Potato Chips, a member of the American Legion 286, VFW Post, 9966 both of New Carlisle. Harold is survived by his wife of 35 years, Rosalie; a son, Harold Jr. of Huber Heights; daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Mike SHOCKEY of Beavercreek; his mother, of New Carlisle; other relatives and friends. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Rev. Kevin BOGGS officiating. Family will receive friends from 2-5 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

ADAMS, ANDERSON, BEVAN, CONNOR, HOLT, HUFFMAN, JOHNSON, KLINE, NORRIS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 20, 1988

 Lewis W. O'Connor, 76, of Springfield, died Sunday, December 18, 1988, at 7:42 p.m. at Community Hospital after 7 years of illness. He was born April 16, 1912, in Springfield, the son of William and Pearl (ANDERSON) O'CONNOR. He retired from International Harvester in 1971 from the Electrical Repair Department Number 73 after 37 years of service. He was a member of the UAW Local 402. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth (BEVAN) O'CONNOR; three sons and daughters-in-law, William and Kathy O'CONNOR, James and Virginia O'CONNOR, and Robert and Sandra O'CONNOR, all of Springfield; one sister, Margaret JOHNSON, of Springfield; six grandchildren, Tony, Terri Jo, Robert J., and Kathleen Elizabeth O'CONNOR, Mrs. Keith (Billie Jean) HUFFMAN, and Mrs. Steven (Jamie) NORRIS, all of Springfield; two step grandchildren, Casey ADAMS and Jay KLINE, both of Springfield; four great grandchildren, Jordan HOLT, Brad and Kelly O'CONNOR, and Kayla Jean HUFFMAN, all of Springfield; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother and father; a brother, Emmett; and a grandson, William Christopher O'CONNOR. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in Rose Hill's Chapel with Pastor Alden Towberman of St. John's Lutheran Church officiating.

BRONSTON, GARDNER, JACKSON, RUCKER, WATKINS, WILLIAMSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 22, 1988

Cleo V. WATKINS 84, of 220 Montgomery Avenue, Apartment 132, Springfield died Monday, December 19, 1988 at 2:45 p.m. in Mercy Medical Center. She was born April 10, 1904 in Southbury, Ohio, a daughter of James and Margaret (WILLIAMSON) GARDNER. She was a retired clerk for the Defense Electronic Supply Center and was a member of the Wiley United Methodist Church and she was also a member of Senora Temple Number 396 and Sprig of Myrtle Court Number 17. Survivors include one daughter, Ethel BRONSTON of Springfield; two sisters, Mary RUCKER of Wellington, Ohio and Thelma JACKSON of Lorraine, Ohio; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Her body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home where friends may call after 12 noon on Thursday until 5 p.m. and after 6 p.m. in the Wiley United Methodist Church until time of services at 8 p.m. with the Roland J. MOORE officiating. Interment will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in Ferncliff Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1220 Bellfair.

DISTLEHORST, DONNER, MARTIN, PRIWER, RIX, SHARP Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 23, 1988

Paul Otto PRIWER, 69, of Springfield, died unexpectedly Wednesday, December 21, 1988, in Community Hospital. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, December 30, 1918, son of Fred and Marie (DISTLEHORST) PRIWER. He served in the 82nd Airborn Division of the United States Army during World War II. He retired in 1968 from the International Harvester Compnay and was an avid walker and bicyclist in the Clark County area. Survived by his wife, Thelma (RIX) PRIWER; one daughter, Judie MARTIN of Beavercreek; one sister, Juanita SHARP of Springfield; three grandchildren; four great grand-children; three nieces; one nephew; two great nephews; two great nieces. Preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Phyllis PRIWER; a brother, Lieutenant Wayne F. PRIWER. 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 in the Memorial Home at 10 a.m. Saturday with Rev. Larry A. DONNER officiating. Burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

FINDLEY, KETCHEM, MILES, WILMOTH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 24, 1988

Maynard M. WILMOTH 75, of Springfield, died unexpectedly at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, December 22, 1988 in his residence. He was born in Belington, West Virginia, June 20, 1913 the son of Charles and Agnes (FINDLEY) WILMOTH. He retired in 1979 from International Harvester Company and was a member of the Northridge United Methodist Church, H. S. Kissell Lodge 674 F & AM, UAW Local 402. He is survived by his wife, Marie (MILES) WILMOTH, whom he married October 8, 1935; two daughters, Marcallene SHOCKEY of Cincinnati and Jacqueline KETCHEM of Manassas, Virginia; two grandsons; one granddaughter. He was preceded in death by a brother, Russell. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home on Monday from 7-9 p.m. Kissell lodge will hold Masonic services at 7 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Stemple Funeral Chapel, Belington, West Virginia with Rev. Harry C. MIKELS officiating. Burial will be in Belington Fraternal Cemetery.

BOGGS, COX, CRABTREE, FITZWATER, HONNOLD, KNISLEY, MILLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 27, 1988

Raymond Crabtree, 78, of 4119 Phoenix Drive, passed away at 1:50 p.m. Sunday, December 25, 1988 in Community Hospital following an extended illness. He was born on March 6, 1910 in Scioto County, Ohio the son of Thomas and Bertha (Leslie) CRABTREE. He was a member of the Northside Christian Church and was an honorary life member of the International Printing and Graphic Communication Union. He had been employed for 28 years for Crowell-Collier and was retired from the Columbus Dispatch Printing Company. Survivors include his wife, the former Mary COX; one daughter, Mrs. Irvan (Suzanne) HONNOLD of Springfield; four grandchildren, John HONNOLD, Karen BOGGS, and John CRABTREE, all of Springfield, Jill CRABTREE of Cincinnati; one great-grandson, Cody Ray CRABTREE; two sisters, Elizabeth FITZWATER of Springfield and Beatrice KNISLEY of Jamestown; a half-sister, Mrs. Raymond Mercy MILLER of Springfield; a half-brother, Richard GREEn of Xenia; several nieces and nephews; and a multitude of friends. He was preceded in death by one son, John (Bud) CRABTREE. His body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home where friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with Rev. Steve Getz officiating. Burial will be in South Solon Cemetery.

BROWN, COWDERY, THOMAS, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 28, 1988

Walter P. Brown,71, of Reedsville, Ohio, died at the residence of his daughter, Melanie THOMAS, of Enon, Ohio, December 26, 1988. He was a member of the Long Bottom Christian Church and the Shade River Lodge Number 453 F.& A.M. and was a past master of that lodge. He was a member of the Scottish Right of Columbus, former member of the Eastern Local School Board, and a member of the I.B.E.W. Local 968, Parkersburg, West Virginia. He was a retired employee of Eastern Electric, Mineral Wells, West Virginia, where he was an electrician. Survivors include his two daughters, and sons-in-law, Melanie and Bill THOMAS, of Enon and Linda and Steve COWDERY, of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Peggy BROWN, of Uniontown, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and his faithful dog, Tramp. Preceded in death by his mother and father, William and Kathryn WRIGHT BROWN; two brothers; and one sister. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m.in the White Funeral Home, Coolville, Ohio with Evangelist Phil Strum officiating. Burial in Reedsville Cemetery. Masonic Services will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Reedsville Church of Christ, Reedsville, Ohio.

CRAIG, LUKE, PRARA, SNYDER, STOGSBILL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 28, 1988

Ralph Snyder Luke, 85, of 2347 North Cottingham, died Saturday, December 24, 1988 at 8:10 p.m. in Heartland of Springfield. He was born on March 17, 1903 in Coschocton, Ohio the son of Clifford D. and Mary Ellen (SNYDER) LUKE. He was retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base and was a member of Emery Chapel Church. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Mrs. Kenneth (Mary Ann) STOGSBILL of Ojai, California; one son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Maureen) LUKE of Springfield; one sister, Barbara CRAIG of Neenah, Wisconsin; three brothers, Herschel and Myron LUKE of Sharonville, Ohio and Rodney of Elgin, Illinois; five grandchildren, Steven and Darlen, and Melissa LUKE of Springfield, David and Michael PRARA of California, Linda and John PRARA of California; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma on January 11, 1980. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 28 from 7-9 p.m. where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Paul Pike officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

BAYNTON, HUDSON, NEWTON, PHARES, RADER, RIDER, ROUCH, RUSS, SAYLERS, SUGG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 29, 1988

Edna Marie PHARES, 87, formerly of 2354 North Limestone, died Wednesday, December 28, 1988, at 11:25 am in Community Hospital. She was born October 24, 1901, in Springfield, Ohio. She was retired from Borden Dairy. She was a lifetime member of Rockway Lutheran Church. Survivors include two daughters and two sons-in-law, Dr and Mrs William E. (Vicki) NEWTON, of Oakland, California, and Mr and Mrs Arthur (Betty) RIDER, of DeLand, Florida; one son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Robert and Lillian BAYNTON, of Worthington, Ohio; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Mr and Mrs Jim (Lena) RADER, of Lawrenceville, Ohio, and Mrs Susan ROUCH, of Florida; nine grandchildren, Marilyn and Fay BAYNTON, both of Columbus, Ohio, Linda and James RIDER, both of Springfield; Toni SALYERS, of Springfield, Cindi SUGG, of Springfield, Susan RUSS, of Florida, Rob HUDSON, of San Diego, California, and Tim HUDSON, of Cape Cod, Massachusetts; six great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Carl G. PHARES in 1942. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home Thursday from 5-7 pm. Funeral services will be held there at 11 am Friday with Rev Wendell Hackala of Rockway Lutheran Church officiating. Interment in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

BAIRD, OSBORN, SWAYNE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 2, 1989

George Edward BAIRD, 68, of 2544 Casey Drive, died Saturday, December 31, 1988 at 8 p.m. in his residence. He was born on September 16, 1920 in Greenfield, Ohio, the son of George Dewey and Josie Helen (OSBORN) BAIRD. He was a retired Postal Clerk for the Springfield Post Office, an army veteran of World War II, a member of St. Andrews Masonic Lodge Number 619 (F & AM), Shawnee Chapter Number 237 Royal Arch Masons, Palestine Commandry Number 33 Knights Templar, Springfield Council Number 17 Royal and Select Masons, Antioch Temple Valley of Dayton, Field and Music Corps of Springfield, the Union Club and Post Number 1031 (VFW). Survivors include his wife, Helen; two step-sons, Alan SWAYNE of Springfield and Paul SWAYNE of Dallas, Texas; a nephew, James LeMASTER; a great-nephew, Todd LeMASTER. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens Chapel. The family is being served by the Littleton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Hospice of Mercy Hospital or Shrine Children's Hospital.

ALLISON, ARDLE, BIRD, CAREY, CARSON, CHESSHIRE, CLARK, CORNELL, CUNNINGHAM, HARDIN, KINDER, KITCHEN, LAVY, LOCKWOOD, MILLER, MORRIS, PAULEY, SCHWABACH, SHELTON, THORNBERRY, WILLIAMS, ZIMMER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 3, 1989

Donald Hugh Cunningham, 64, of 314 East Cecil Street, died at 9:50 a.m. Sunday, January 1, 1989 in Mercy Medical Center following one year of failing health. He was born on November 13, 1924 in Glouster, Ohio the son of Hugh and Anna (SCHWABACH) CUNNINGHAM. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, was a navy veteran of World War II. a survivor of the U.S.S. Birmingham, and was an avid bowler and golfer. He retired in 1983 from the Ohio Bell Telephone Company after 38 years of service as a repairman and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary F. (KINDER) CUNNINGHAM, whom he married on October 5, 1946; one daughter, Sheila Ann CUNNINGHAM of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; one son, Donald M. of Springfield; five sisters, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth ALLISON of Dobbs Ferry, New York, Mrs. Charles (Ione) CLARK of Dublin, Ohio, Mrs. Ed (Betty) HARDIN of Marysville, Mrs. Max (Mona) MORRIS of Hilliard, Ohio, and Mrs. Charles (Caryl) ZIMMER of Glouster; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the services to be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the First Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Claude Nicholas officiating. Burial will be Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Paramedic Fund or the American Heart Association. Active pallbearers will be Bill ARDLE, Henry CARSON, Shawn LAVY, Tom LOCKWOOD, Joe MILLER, Dave PAULEY, Richard CORNELL, Gene McGLOTHIN, Bill THORNBERRY, and B. Jack WILLIAMS. Honorary pallbearers will be Marvin CAREY, Bud BIRD, Allen CHESSHIRE, Jack KITCHEN, and Bob SHELTON.

BOILON, KINGERY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 8, 1989

Helen M. Kingery, 81, of 480 Miles Avenue, Tipp City, died Friday evening, January 6, 1989 in Stouder Memorial Hospital, Troy. She has been a Tipp City area resident for most of her life. She was a retired employee of Otterbein Press in Dayton and a member of First Baptist Church of Tipp City. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Robert (Thelma) BOILON of Springfield; two brothers; Edwin K. KINGERY of Tipp City and Willard O. KINGERY of Gahanna, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Lawrence L. KINGERY in 1965. Services will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 1989 at 10:30 a.m. in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Pastor Don Hall officiating. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday from 4-8 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Tipp City.

CIFRANIC, DEWINE, FULTON, KERSHNER, SMITH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 8, 1989

Page 6D. Robert J FULTON, 80, of 2726 Hoop Road, Xenia, Ohio, died Wednesday, January 04, 1989 in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. He was a retired farmer in the Yellow Springs and Xenia area. He was born in Clark County, Ohio on July 5, 1908 the son of Frank and Catherine (DEWINE) FULTON. He is survived by his wife, Mary SMITH; a daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Andy CIFRANIC of Brook park, Ohio; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Betty KERSHNER of Yellow Springs; a brother, Frank FULTON of Springfield. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth FULTON. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am Monday in St Augustine Catholic Church, Jamestown, Ohio with Rev David Vincent officiating. Burial will be in St Paul Cemetery, Yellow Springs. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the McColaugh Funeral Home, 826 N Detroit St, Xenia, where wake services will be held at 8 pm.

ALLEN, BROWN, DAVEY, KIMBLE, TACKETT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 9, 1989

Russell D. Kimble, 68, of 2161 Huron Avenue, died at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 1989 in Community Hospital. He was born on April 27, 1920 in South Vienna, Ohio the son of Russell and Rachel (DAVEY) KIMBLE. He had attended the Church of the Nazarene and was a member of the Eagles and the Union Club. He was retired from the Richard Farish Construction Company. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Helen (BROWN) KIMBLE; two daughters, Vicki ALLEN of Springfield and Nicki TACKETT of Paintsville, Kentucky; one son, William of Springfield; six grandchildren; and one brother, Calvin R. KIMBLE of Springfield. He was preceded in death by one son, Michael Lee and one brother, Nelson. His body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Friends may call for 2 hours prior to the services. Burial will be in South Vienna Cemetery.

HARPER, LEFEVRE, STICKLEN, WITBECK Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 9, 1989

John W. Lefevre, 71, of 542 Sparta Drive, died Sunday, January 8, 1989 at 5:30 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center. He was born on September 20, 1917 in Schenectady, New York the son of Eugene F. and Edna W. (WITBECK) LeFEVRE. Mr. LeFEVRE was a retired chief executive officer of the William Bayley Company. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth L.; one daughter, Pamela A. HARPER of Springfield; one grandson, Matthew J. STICKLEN of Springfield. He was preceded in death by one brother, Robert E. in 1973. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held there at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be directed to the Salvation Army.

OLINGER, SCHUBERTH, SILBERMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 9, 1989

 R. Joseph Olinger, 52, of Springfield, died Sunday, January 8, 1989 at 7:37 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center. He was born on April 9, 1936 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Robert and Margaret (SCHUBERTH) OLINGER. He was a third generation attorney of the OLINGER family law firm. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church, a member of the Springfield and Clark County Bar Association, as well as the State Bar Association. Survivors include his mother, Margaret; two cousins, Karl SILBERMAN of Miamisburg, Ohio and Tom SILBERMAN of Dayton. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held there at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Forrest Garner of Central United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be directed to the Young Women's Mission.

KRUEGER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 10, 1989

Dr. Raymond L. Krueger, 86, of the Otterbein Home, Lebanon, passed away Saturday, January 7, 1989. Dr. KRUEGER was born July 1, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois. He received a bachelor degree from the University of Illinois, Phi Beta Kappa and received his PHD from Marquette University. He was a professor of mathametics at Wittenberg University for 30 years from 1937 to 1967. He is survived by his wife, Adelaide; one son, Dr. Ross T. KRUEGER of Jacksonville, Florida; and four grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, January 11, 1989 at 2 p.m. the High Street United Methodist Church, 230 East High Street, Springfield with Rev. E. James Dickey officiating. The family will receive friends immediately after the service at the church. Memorial donation may be given to the Otterbein Home Benevolent Fund, 585 North State Route 741, Lebanon, Ohio 45036. Arrangements are being handled by the Webster Funeral Home, Lebanon.

EVILSIZOR, KOHN, SPARGUR, TAYLOR Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 11, 1989

Beatrice L KOHN, 70 , of Springfield, died Tuesday, January 10, 1989 at 6 a.m. following several years of failing health. She was born in Urbana Ohio on November 12, 1918, the daughter of Jesse and Lydia (TAYLOR) EVILSIZOR. She was a graduate of Urbana High School Class of 1938 and has been a Springfield resident for the past 39 years. She attended the Clifton Avenue United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the King's Daughters Class. Survivors include her husband, James W. whom she married September 17, 1949; her mother, Lydia EVILSIZOR of Urbana; one son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Barbara KOHN, Springfield; one sister, Frances SPARGUR and one brother Richard EVILSIZOR, both of Urbana; two grandsons, Matthew and Zachary KOHN , Springfield; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father and one daughter, Ada KOHN, on January 10, 1972. Friends may call Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. in the Ingling-Williams funeral home, Springfield, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. with Rev Dale Way officiating. Burial in Newcomers Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society.

BURNS, POLEN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 12, 1989

Oneta Jane Burns, 82, of New Carlisle, formerly of Enon, died Tuesday morning, January 10, 1989 at Grandview Hospital, Dayton. She was born June 11, 1906 in Rupert, West Virginia. She was a member of the Enon United Methodist Church and the Womens Society. Mrs. BURNS was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence in September of 1979. She is survived by three sons, Robert of Detroit, Michigan, Orvale and Curtis both of Enon; a daughter, Ruth POLEN of Enon; eight grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; two sisters. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Pastor Charles Noel officiating. Burial in Enon Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services in the funeral home.

COTTER, LOUGH, OYLER, QUICKLE, ROSE, TACKETT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 17, 1989

Barbara V. Oyler, 63, of 3120 Springfield-Xenia Road, Springfield, died Monday, January 16, 1989 at 12:19 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center following several years failing health. She was born in Springfield, September 28, 1925 the daughter of Ulysses Grant and Nevada (LOUGH) OYLER. She was a lifelong resident of Springfield. She retired in 1986 from Olan Mills, following 40 years service. She was a member of Emery Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was actively involved for many years, serving as choir director, as a Sunday School teacher and a member of the Weslyan Service Guild. She is survived by four nieces, Mrs. Clarence (Ellen) ROSE, Mrs. John (Sarah) TACKETT and Mrs. Kevin (Nancy) COTTER, all of Springfield and Mrs. Howard (Elaine) QUICKLE, Anaheim, California; four great-nieces and four great-nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, James OYLER and Grant OYLER. Her body was taken to the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Springfield, where friends may call Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Paul Pike officiating. Burial to follow in Donnelsville Cemetery.

ANDERKIN, BLAIR, BROWN, CASON, DOOLEY, JORDAN, OSBORNE, PARKS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 18, 1989

Mary M. Cason, 65, formerly of 232 South Clairmont Avenue, Springfield, died Wednesday, January 18, 1989 at 9:30 a.m. in McAuley Center, Urbana following two years failing health. She was born in Paintsville, Kentucky, on July 21, 1924, the daughter of Rev. James G. and Effie (OSBORNE) DOOLEY. She was a Springfield resident for over 50 years. She was a 1965 graduate of the Mercy Central School of Nursing and served as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Community Hospital for 18 years retiring in 1983. She is survived by her husband, Albert W., whom she married on July 25, 1940; two sons, Arthur W., of South Charleston, and Richard N., of Moncks Corner, South Carolina; one daughter, Mrs. John (Rita) BROWN, of South Charleston; two brothers, Harold DOOLEY, of Springfield and Charles DOOLEY, of South Vienna; two sisters, Betty JORDAN, of Springfield, and Joy ANDERKIN, of Phoenix, Arizona; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, Billie; six brothers, John, Estell (Whiss), Proctor, Ersel, Donald and Cecil DOOLEY; and three sisters, Flossie BLAIR, Nellie PARKS, and Eva Mae. Friends may call Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Springfield where services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. R. R. Garrett officiating. Entombment follow in Rose Hill Mausoleum.

BECHTEL, MAXWELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 19, 1989

Robert A. Bechtel 83, of 2231/2 South Wittenberg Boulevard, Springfield, died at 4:45 a.m. Friday January 13, 1989. He was born in New Jersey May 30, 1905 the son of Harry Allen and Jennie (MAXWELL) BECHTEL. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Newcomers Cemetery with Rev. Ken Morrow officiating. The Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home are handling the arrangements.

FERGUSON, LEE, MASSIE, NOBLE, TIPTON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 19, 1989

Ronald (Pappy) Lee, 48, of 6 Wittenberg Street, Springfield passed away unexpectedly January 9, 1989 in his residence. He was born, February 23, 1940 in Mt. Sterling. He was a member of the Eagles and the Machinists Club of Springfield. He was a United States Army veteran. Survivors include an adopted mother, Helen Lee, Springfield; one daughter and son-in-law, Ronda and Gerald MASSIE; one son, David; one grandson, Gerald MASSIE Jr.; five step-children, George and Gary NOBLE, Ronald and Thomas TIPTON, Mrs. William (Kay) FERGUSON and their mother, Sylvia TIPTON; also numerous friends and relatives. He was preceded in death by an adopted father, Albert LEE. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m.in the Gerstner-Kinzer & Summers Funeral Home, Washington, C.H. with Rev. Dexter Keith, officiating with interment in the Millageville-Plymouth Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 12 noon until time of service.

BARHHORST, BARNHORST, TRENNER, VERTREES Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 22, 1989

Gregory Micheal Barnhorst M.M.1SS, 26, of 1923 Providence Avenue, died Saturday, January 14, 1989 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He was born July 25, 1962 in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of William H. BARNHORST and Jean TRENNER. Mr. BARNHORST was serving in the United States Navy as a Submarine Instructor. He was a graduate of Kenton Ridge High School in 1980 and was currently attending the University of Hawaii. He is survived by his father, Lieutenant Colonel William H. BARNHORST, of West Germany; his mother, Jean VERTREES, of Springfield; his step father, Donald W. VERTREES, of Springfield; two sisters, Mindy and Jennifer VERTREES, both of Springfield; a brother and sister-in-law, Jeffrey and Valerie BARNHORST, of Marysville, Ohio/ maternal grandparents, Paul and Lucy TRENNER, of Springfield; paternal grandparents, William and Cleona BARHHORST, of Batesville, Indiana; step grandparents, Ernel and Sarah VERTREES, of Springfield; and several aunts, uncles, and including Chief Petty Officer First Class Mary K. TRENNER, of Washington D.C. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. Monday where services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. with Dr. Joe W. Aspley Jr. of Central Christian Church officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

HENRY, PRIDE, RIDENOUR, STUART Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 22, 1989

Henry F. PRIDE, JR., 61, of 5527 West National Road, died at 6:31 a.m. Friday, January 20, 1989 in Mercy Medical Center. He was born on May 30, 1927 in Urbana, Ohio the son of Henry F. and Edna (HENRY) PRIDE, Sr. He was formerly employed with Carmichael Machine Corporation. Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Emma (STUART) PRIDE; one brother, Donald of Sparks, Nevada; one sister, Juanita RIDENOUR of Tremont City; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. His body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home where there will be no visitation. Private graveside services will be conducted by Rev. Jack Culpepper. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

LEWIS, MOTTARD, PALMER, VANDENBOOM Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 24, 1989

Mrs. Thelma Ione Lewis, 79, of South Hadley Road, Springfield, Ohio, died Monday, January 23, 1989, in the Flower Memorial Hospital, Sylvania, Ohio after a lengthy illness. She was born January 19, 1910, in Appleton, Wisconsin the daughter of Charles W. PALMER and Malina (MOTTARD) PALMER. She was a retired secretary for the former B.and O. Railroad in Springfield, Ohio for many years. She is survived by her step son, Mr. Benson LEWIS, of New York City, New York; and one nephew, Mr. Dennis J. VANDENBOOM, of Toledo, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Mr. Edward B. LEWIS. There will be no visitation or services. Arrangements by Bennett.Funeral Home, Toledo, Ohio.

CULP, KRUPP, MCDONOUGH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 25, 1989

Stephen J. MCDONOUGH 71, died at 10:40 p.m. Monday in the Ohio Pythian Home following several years of failing health. He was born in Madison County, Ohio on August 12, 1917, the son of Patrick J. and Margaret E. (KRUPP) MCDONOUGH. He had been employed as an office worker for Producers Livestock for a brief period. He was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church and a 1936 graduate of Catholic Central High School. He is survived by two sisters, Margaret MCDONOUGH of Springfield, and Mary CULP of Enon; seven brothers, James of Catawba, Charles, Paul, and John of Springfield, Robert of West Jefferson, Thomas of South Charleston, and Michael of South Vienna; and a number of nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by one brother, Raymond. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Raphael Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery.

BANDY, BELL, COOK, FRISBY, MILLS, ROOSA, SORRELL, YEICH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 27, 1989

James C. Bandy, 85, of 1715 Troy Road, died at 3 a.m. Thursday, January 26, 1989 in Mercy Medical Center following several years failing health. He was born in Waverly, Ohio, February 11, 1903 the son of Charles Franklin and Fannie Isadora (COOK) BANDY. He retired in 1967 from International Harvester Company following 33 years service and was a trustee of Local 402 for 10 years. He attended the Maiden Lane Church of God. He is survived by his wife, Mary (ROOSA) BANDY; two sons, James A. BANDY of Springfield, Charles "Chuck" and Betty BANDY with whom he resided; a daughter-in-law, Saundra BANDY of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs. Hazel MILLS, Mrs. Paul (BELL) SORRELL, and Mrs. Don (June) FRISBY all of Dayton; three brothers, Ralph BANDY of Dayton, Roy BANDY of Sabina, Charles "Will" BANDY of Springfield; five grandchildren, Ward "Matt" BANDY, Crystal BANDY, Donald BANDY, Jeff BANDY all of Springfield, Mrs. Mike (Debbie) YEICH of Akron, numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers; and one sister. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Maiden Lane Church of God with Rev. Ralph Hatch, Rev. Keith Stork and Rev. Jim McBride officiating. Burial will be in Milledge-ville-Plymouth Cemetery, Fayette County, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Maiden Lane Church of God.

JOHNSON, NORTH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 30, 1989

 Robert L. North, 80, of 423 Rice Street, died at 3:07 a.m. Sunday, January 29, 1989 in Mercy Medical Center. He was born on October 29, 1908 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Clarence G. and Mary E. (JOHNSON) NORTH and had been self-employed as a paper hanger and decorator. He is survived by one son, David A. NORTH of Springfield; one grandson, Robert A. NORTH of Springfield; one brother, Harold NORTH of Miami, Florida; two nephews, Don and Roger North. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Pauline and his second wife, Orean. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, 1989 in the Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home, Springfield under the direction of Rev. Joseph Rolph of the First Pentecostal Church of God. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Kings Creek Cemetery.

CARVER, HUFFMAN, KIMBALL, TERRY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 31, 1989

Lillie P. Carver, 82, of 849 Homestead Avenue, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, January 29, 1989 in the home of her sister. She was born on March 27, 1906 in Fayette County the daughter of Frank and Belva (HUFFMAN) KIMBALL. She was a member of the Bird Road Seventh Day Adventist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben CARVER. Survivors include one sister, Mary TERRY of Springfield; one uncle, Pearl HUFFMAN of Cedarville; two cousins, Frances McMAHAN of Springfield and Mary McMAHAN of Urbana. Her body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home where friends may call from 1-4 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

COX, DILLEY, FERRYMAN, JONES, KELLER, KOCUR, KOOGLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 31, 1989

Bessie L. Koogler, 85, formerly of 315 South Burnett Road, died at 5:35 p.m. Sunday, January 29, 1989 in the Ohio Pythian Home. She was born June 7, 1903 in Chillicothe, the daughter of Jerry and Xenia (DILLEY) KELLER. She was a reverend in The Christ Way to Life Spiritual Church. Survivors include one daughter, Carol FERRYMAN and one son, Carl KOOGLER, both of Springfield; nine grandchildren' 15 great-grandchildren; two nieces, Frances COX, Springfield, Laura Marie KELLER, Jamestown, one nephew, Harry KELLER, Jamestown. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene in 1971, three brothers, Ed, Harry and Carl KELLER, one sister, Marie JONES. Her body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home where friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with Rev. Fred Boyd officiating. Burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

JUSTICE, NIBERT, WOMACKS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 31, 1989

 Dorothy J. Nibert, 51, of South Solon, died Sunday, January 29, 1989 in her residence. She was born in South Charleston, Ohio, September 12, 1937, the daughter of Gail and Frances E. (JUSTICE) WOMACKS and had been an area resident for 39 years. Survivors include her parents, Gail WOMACKS, Clyde, Ohio and Frances E. (JUSTICE) WOMACKS, South Charleston. Her husband, George, whom she married December 8, 1956; four sons and daughters-in-law, Mr. George M. and Tracy NIBERT, London, Mr. Steven G. and Cassy NIBERT, South Charleston, Mr. Thomas K. and Amanda NIBERT, Mt Sterling and Tony Lee NIBERT at home; one brother, Donald WOMACKS, Springfield; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother, Milton. Friends may call in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home-South Charleston Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Herschel Holley officiating. Burial to follow in South Solon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Church of Christ in Christian Union.


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