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COMPTON, HARRISON, LIEBIG, MESA, SULTZBAUGH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 3, 1997

Page 8 D. Mary (SULTZBAUGH) COMPTON, 76, passed away, July 31, 1997 in San Jose, California. She was born in Clark County, Ohio, the daughter of Walter and Iza SULTZBAUGH. She is survived by a daughter, Beverly (Frank) MESA, San Jose, California; a son, Michael (Anne) COMPTON of Vallejo, California; sisters, Catherine (Vernon) LIEBIG of Riverside, California, Margorie (Alan) HARRISON of Mareno Valley, California; brother Tom SULTZBAUGH, of Frisco, Texas, two grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held in Oakhill Funeral Home, San Jose, Cremation to follow.

ALSPAUGH, COX, GROSS, HOPKINS, RENSCH, RHOADES, TOBIN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 13, 1997

Page 19. Leroy S. ALSPAUGH, 89, of Springfield, Ohio passed away August 10, 1997 in Community Hospital. He was born in Springfield, Ohio, December 9, 1907, the son of Samuel and Mary (RENSCH) ALSPAUGH. Mr. ALSPAUGH was a former employee at Crowell-Collier, Interna-tional Harvester and retired from Desa. He is survived by two brothers, Robert ALSPAUGH of Springfield and Forrest (Red Horse) ALSPAUGH of California; several nieces and nephews. including Cindy (Bobby) GROSS, Mary HOPKINS, Judy COX, all of Springfield, Robert (Julie) ALSPAUGH of Greenville, Ohio; special friends, Harold Hixon of Enon, Ohio and Nancy Dailey of New Holland, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Helen TOBIN and Mary RHOADES; two brothers, John and Lloyd ALSPAUGH; and special friend, Ada Chancey. Mr. ALSPAUGH was a proud, private, independent and generous man who had the ability to make anyone smile. He appreciated those people who had the same gift such as the employees of Derr Road Krogers, Catdaddy's, Community Hospital and all his thoughtful neighbors. Lee will always be remem-bered for his courage, sharp mind, sense of humor and the way he could tell a great story. "Uncle Bubb" will be sadly missed and forever loved by all. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday in the Chapel at Rose Hill Burial Park. Friends may call for one half hour prior to the services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army. The family is being served by the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home.

HARMISON, JUNG, PHARES, VANNOORD, WIGHT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, August 23, 1997

Norah W. JUNG, 93, of Springfield died at 6:50 p.m. on Friday, August 22, 1997 in Heartland of Springfield following 32 months of failing health. She was born in Oldham-Lancashire, England on March 14, 1904, the daughter of Frank and Jane (Adams) WIGHT. She retired as office manager from Triad Products Company after 30 years of service. She was a member of St. Raphael Church, Catholic Ladies of Columbia, and the Altar-Rosary Sodality. Her survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Louis A and Mary A. JUNG; one daughter, Jane A. JUNG, all of Springfield; two granddaughters and spouses, Andrea and Nathaniel HARMISON, and Melinda and Mark VANNOORD; one great-granddaughter, Vanessa Michelle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis J. in 1983; a brother, Francis WIGHT; sister, Marie PHARES; and a grandson, Louis Stephen JUNG. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Monday in the Conroy Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Raphael Church or to the St. Vincent DePaul Society. The family would like to say a special thank you to the caregivers at Heartland of Springfield for the wonderful care given to their Mother over the past 32 months.

BAKER, DEMOSS, MAGGART, PFANCUFF, SCHREIBER, SMITH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 26, 1997

Lois J. PFANCUFF, 67, of Springfield, died Sunday evening, August 24, 1997 in Oakwood Village following six months failing health. She was born August 19, 1930 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Raymond C. and Lucille (BAKER) MAGGART. Mrs. PFANCUFF retired in 1995 as a teacher in the Springfield Cit School District after 30 years service. She taught at Emerson Elementary School for most of her career. She was an active, lifelong member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, a member of Daughters of the American Revolution Lagonda Chapter, Animal Welfare League, St. John Business and professional Women Club and was an active volunteer at the Kuss Auditorium of Clark State Performing Arts Center. Her survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Colleen and William O. SMITH of Springfield; her son and daughter-in-law, Radford R. and Maria PFANCUFF of Chino, California; stepchildren, Sue and Paul DEMOSS of Carey, Ohio, Bill and Marie PFANCUFF of Arlington, Virginia, Sally and Chuck SCHREIBER of Springfield; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. PFANCUFF. Services will be held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Allen Dietz officiating. Friends may call at 5601 Calais Drive (Fox Ridge Condominiums) Friday from4-7 p.m. Memorial gifts may be made to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church or Animal Welfare League. The family is being served by the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

BRUCE, CHATFIELD, MARTIN, MCKEEVER, MYERS, WALDORF Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 26, 1997

Linda E. MARTIN, 39, of 2174 Seminole Avenue, Springfield, died at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, August 23, 1997 in the emergency room of Community Hospital. She was born in Springfield on November 18, 1957, the daughter of Leo and Barbara (MCKEEVER) MARTIN. She was employed in the produce department at Big Bear for the past 21 years. She was a member of Greenpeace. Her survivors include her father and stepmother, Leo and Vicki MARTIN, mother and stepfather, Barbara and John BRUCE; two daughters, Cara and Andrea CHATFIELD; maternal grandmother, Virginia MCKEEVER, all of Springfield; three brothers and spouses, Tom MARTIN of Springfield, Rick and Mary MARTIN of Waldorf, Maryland, and Rob and Peggy MARTIN of Springfield; sister and spouse, Sherri and Tony WALDEN of Springfield; loving friend, Bill Myers; THREE NIECES; AND THREE NEPHEWS. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday in the Conroy Funeral Home. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Linda was a caring and unselfish person who will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends.

DEPRIEST, JOHNSON, MARCEIZSWKI, MOLONE, PARKER, REED, TAYLOR, WEAVER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 26, 1997

Ethel Norma J. JOHNSON, 69, of Springfield passed away at 5:40 a.m. Sunday in her residence. She was born September 27, 1997 in Circleville, Ohio, the daughter of Albert E. and Dorothy E. (REED) DEPRIEST. Mrs. JOHNSON was a member of the Pentecostal Church and was a volunteer at Fulton Elementary School. Survivors include two sons, Rev. James (Joyce) JOHNSON and Albert JOHNSON, Springfield; two daughters, Dorothy E. PARKER; Springfield, Evelynia WEAVER, New Carlisle; three brothers, Glenn (Dorothy) DEPRIEST, Florida, Robert DEPRIEST, Circleville, Ralph (Gloria) DEPRIEST, Springfield; three sisters, (very special sis) Helen MOLONE, Springfield, Mable TAYLOR, Florida, Wanda MARCEIZSWKI, Springfield; sisters-in-law, Sandy, Beverly and Renie; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Delores POE.

BEVERLY, FROST, GOHL, HICKMAN, HIDY, HULLINGER, STILLWELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 26, 1997

Patricia (Tish) HIDY born August 26, 1956 in Springfield, Oho, went to be with the Lord at 1:50 a.m. Saturday, August 23, 1997. She was the daughter of Valena and step-father, Church STILLWELL. She was preceded in death by her mother, Valena STILLWELL. She is survived by her children, Steve (Janette) HICKMAN, her only son; her only daughter, Jennifer GOHL; one step-son, Freddy (Kelly) GOHL, seven grandchildren, whom she loved very much; her husband, Paul HIDY; two sisters, Pam (Doug) BEVERLY and LaDonna (Terry) FROST; two brothers, Doug STILLWELL and Randy HULLINGER; on half-brother, Cary STILLWELL; four nieces, Carolyn and Tara FROST, Amanda and Ashley BEVERLY; and one nephew, Douglas BEVERLY. Van Horn Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made toward expenses in memory of "Tish". She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

CHEVALIER, CRAIG, CRAMER, FIFE, NANCE, SCHOEPPNER, WALLS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, August 30, 1997

Page 10D. Gerald E "Buck" FIFE, 86, of Springfield, passed away at 6 pm, Friday, August 28, 1998 in Ridgewood Care Center. He was born July 16, 1912 in Addison, Ohio, the son of Walter E and Millie (CRAMER) FIFE. MR FIFE was retired from the Clark County Engineers Department. Survivors include his wife, Verdie E (NANCE) FIFE ; two daughters, Peggy (Paul) CRAIG and Bonnie (Randy) SCHOEPPNER, all of Springfield ; one step-daughter, Donna WALLS, Columbus ; 13 grandchildren ; 14 great-grandchildren ; one great-great-grandson ; four brothers, James (Genevieve) FIFE, South Charleston, Luther (Marjorie) FIFE, Cedarville, William (Margaret) FIFE, Xenia and Donald (Barbara) FIFE, Springfield ; one sister, Lois (Paul) CHEVALIER, Gallipolis ; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four sons, James G, Victor, Joe and Steven FIFE ; one daughter, Doris FIFE ; his parents ; and several brothers and sisters. Friends may call in the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home from 1 until 2 pm, Tuesday, with graveside services immediately following in Greenlawn, South Charleston. Burial will follow.

CHAMPNEY, HAYDEN, HENRY, HILL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, August 30, 1997

Page 10D. Bradley A HAYDEN, 23, dearly beloved son and brother, died August 28, 1998. He lived and was born in Springfield, Ohio, June 02, 1975, the son of Stephen L HAYDEN and Marie (HENRY) CHAMPNEY. He was a self-employed roofer, loved the outdoors and had many hobbies and interests. In addition to his parents he is survived by step-father, Timothy CHAMPNEY ; sister, Emily C HAYDEN ; maternal grandmother, Marie HILL ; maternal grandfather, Joel T HENRY ; aunts and [rest of obituary missing]

BOBO, HAIL, HARTMAN, PETTIT, QUICK, ZINN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 19, 1997

Woodrow Wilson "Chuck" BOBO, 85, of New Carlisle, Ohio, died peacefully in his sleep at 10:52 p.m., Tuesday, September 16, 1997. He was born August 20, 1912 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Henry and Nellie Samantha (HARTMAN) BOBO and grew up in North Hampton, Ohio. He was decorated First Sergeant in World War II serving in the South Pacific and Germany. He was a 50 year member of Free & Accepted Masons 100, New Carlisle, Valley of Dayton Scottish Rite, established Bobo's Ice Cream/Grocery & Restaurant in New Carlisle with his brothers in 1948, appointed in 1957 as a New Carlisle police officer, later promoted to Police Chief retiring in 1972 continuing his craft and carpenter hobby skills. He was past commander and life member of American Legion Post 286, New Carlisle and life member of Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jean BOBO on June 19, 1988; four brothers, Claude, Willard, Fred, Elbert; and two sisters, Martha and Lillian. He is survived by three daughters, Dee Ann HAIL of Vandalia, Ohio, Patti PETTIT and Marilyn Kay QUICK, both of New Carlisle; two sons, James W. and John W. BOBO, both of New Carlisle; six grandchildren, Gary ZINN of Vandalia, Ohio, Kenneth ZINN of Centerville, Ohio, Anthea and Megan PETTIT, Jacob and Jaron BOBO, all of New Carlisle; brother, Vernon (Barney) BOBO of New Carlisle; and other loving relatives and special friends. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 23, 1997 in the Trostel, Chapman & Christmas Funeral Home, New Carlisle, Ohio with Rev. Thomas H. Maxedon, Jr. officiating. Interment will be held in New Carlisle Cemetery with full military graveside services. Family will receive friends on Monday, September 22, 1997 from 4-8 p.m. with Veterans and Masonic Memorial Services to be held at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Chuck touched a lot of people and leaves behind a community, friends, relatives, children and grandchildren who are all the better for having known him.

FRY, HAERR, HORNBECK, MILLER, MOSEMAN, POLAND, WHITED Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 24, 1997

Della B. POLAND, 86, of Dayton, passed away Wednesday September 24, 1997. She was a retired Dayton school teacher with over 20 years of service, and a graduate of Wittenberg College. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Faber POLAND; sisters, Mildred FRY, Dorothy MOSEMAN, and Emma WHITED; and a brother, C. Raymond HAERR. She is survived by sons and their wives; Jerry, John (Donna), James (Debbie); sister, Glenna HORNBECK (George); grandchildren, Kimberly, (Paul), Sherry, Katherine and Jennifer POLAND, and Brian MILLER; great grandchildren, Jennifer and Brian; and numerous relatives and friends. Family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church, 141 South Ludlow Street, with Pastor Paul W. Heine officiating. Burial to follow in Glen Haven Cemetery. Schlientz & Moore Funeral Home in care of arranges.

ENTSMINGER, POKOA, SHEETS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, September 30, 1997

Pg 14. Theodore SHEETS, Sr., 95, died September 27, 1997 at his grandson's residence. He was an entrepreneur in dry cleaning chemical distilling and various manufacturing operations. He was a member of the British Chemical Society. He is survived by his daughters-in-law, Alice SHEETS of Urbana, Lucille SHEETS of Cleveland; grandchildren, Bruce and Kari SHEETS of Springfield, Jan and Wilbur ENTSMINGER of South Charleston, Sondra POKOA of Topeka, Kansas, David SHEETS of Cleveland, Randall and Marjorie SHEETS of Orange, California; Byron and Luanna SHEETS of North Brook Illinois, great-grandchildren, Amy and Dana Lewis, Brian, David, Daniel and Randall Jr, SHEETS. Special friends, Karl BRAUN and Sterling COOPER. He was preceded in death by his sons, Earle, Jack and Theodore Jr SHEETS ; sister Violet LUNDY ; and brother, Renold SHEETS . Grave side services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nettle Creek Cemetery with the Rev Rick Clos officiating. The family is being served by the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home

CLAYTON, HAMMOND, HOWELL, JOHNSON, KING, ROBINSON, ROSS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 12, 1997

Page 7D. Lorraine G CLAYTON, 80, of Enon died Thursday, October 09, 1997 at 1:45 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center. She was born April 08, 1917 in St John's Newfoundland, the daughter of George and Isabelle Amelia (JOHNSON) ROSS. She was a member of Knob Prairie United Church of Christ and a member of the Sundial Garden Club. She is survived by a daughter, Carol C KING of Enon ; three sisters, Phyllis HOWELL of Montreal, Canada, Ruby HAMMOND of St John's Newfoundland and Barbara ROBINSON of Portland, Maine ; a brother and sister-in-law, Doug and Marge ROSS of London, Ontario, Canada ; two grandsons, Stuart Ross KING and Seth Henry KING ; one great-grandson ; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents ; her husband, Henry Harold CLAYTON in 1973 ; a son, Paul G CLAYTON ; and three brothers. Friends may call on Sunday from 2- 4 pm in the Burcham Funeral Home, 119 East Main Street, in Fairborn where services will be held on Monday at 10 am with Rev John Fowler of Knob Prairie United Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Enon Emergency Squad or to Knob Prairie United Church of Christ.

GRAY, HERIER, HIXSON, MYERS, SOBERS, WELLS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 12, 1997

Page 7D. Merrill E WELLS, 59, of Springfield, died Thursday afternoon, October 09, 1997 at The Ohio State University James Cancer Research Center following six months serious illness. He was born March 30, 1938 in Waterloo [Lawrence County], Ohio the son of Roy A and Clarabelle (HIXSON) WELLS. Merrill was a Vice-President at Security National Bank with 37 years service. He was a member of St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church where he was past-treasurer of the CAP Fund, served on the Church Council, chairman of the Scholarship Committee and served as past-treasurer and board member for St John's Center. Merrill was a member of Clark Lodge #101 free & Accepted Masons, Valley of Dayton Scottish Rite, former member of the Springfield Air National Guard, served on the Salvation Army Advisory Board and past-treasurer for Shawnee Athletic Boosters. His survivors include his wife of 37 years, Barbara J (MYERS) WELLS ; two daughters and sons-in-laws, Mendy E and Terrence E GRAY of Westerville, Ohio, Melinda E and David D HERIER of Springfield ; one sister and brother-in-law, Helen R and Stephen SOBERS of Washington Court House, Ohio ; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Myron L and Barbara S WELLS of Sylva, North Caroline ; step-mother, Gladys L WELLS of Springfield ; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends may call in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. Sunday from 2-5 pm Clark Lodge Services will be held in ST John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Monday at 10 am with pastor Allen Dietz officiating. Interment will be in Garlough Cemetery, Pitchin. Memorial gifts may be made to the Clark County Chapter of the American Cancer Society or the Scholarship Fund of St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church.

EVILSIZOR, FERRIER, GROVES, SPRAGUE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 19, 1997

Page 7d. Harry Richard EVILSIZOR, 75, of New Carlisle, Ohio, died Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 8:42 p.m. in. McCauley Center, Urbana. He was born October 14, 1922 in Champaign County, Ohio, the son of Loren and Eunice (GROVES) EVILSIZOR. He was a retired Civil Service Employee of Wright Patterson Air Force Base and a Navigator during WWII in the Army Air Corp.  He is survived by his wife, Gladys; three sons, Larry and wife, Karen EVILSIZOR of Lima, Ohio, Ronald EVILSIZOR of Lima, Ohio, Dennis EVILSIZOR of Kettering, Ohio; daughter, Cheryl and husband, James FERRIER of Greeley, Penn; mother Eunice EVILSIZOR of Urbana; seven grandchildren; two step-sons, Don and wife, Pat SPRAGUE of Urbana, Ohio, Michael and wife, Donna SPRAGUE of Trotwood Ohio; brother Edward and wife, Margaret EVILSIZOR, of Urbana. He was preceded in death by his father and wife, Pauline in 1984. Services will be held Monday, October 20, 1997 at 2 p.m. in the Trostel, Chapman & Christmas Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Pastor Clarence Dinnen officiating. Burial will follow in New Carlisle Cemetery.

BISHOP, COOK, FERRYMAN, GERON, HUPP, WALKINS, WATKINS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, October 23, 1997

Glenna M. GERON, 93, of Urbana died Wednesday, October 22, at 6:55 a.m. in the McAuley Center. She was born August 3, 1904 in Urbana to James W. and Cora Dell (HUPP) COOK. She was a homemaker. She is survived by a daughter, Janet (Robinson) FERRYMAN BISHOP of Urbana; grandchildren, Deborah FERRYMAN (Rod) WALKINS of West Liberty; Sherry FERRYMAN (Everett) WATKINS of Urbana; Michael (Jean) FERRYMAN of South Vienna; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; and a brother, James Walter (Marian) COOK, Sr. of Moorefield, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard "Pete" GERON; and a brother, Charles E. COOK. She was a member of the Moorefield United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, October 23, with services to follow at the Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home, Urbana Ohio. A graveside service will be held in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, on Friday, October 24, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Carol Layton officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, 3001 Mechanicsburg Road, Springfield, Ohio. Friends may, if they wish, contribute to Home Health Care in Glenna's memory.

DICKEY, DIV, KAME, LANIER, NELSON, SCHLUETER, VENRICK, VERRICK, WHELDON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, October 30, 1997

Page 18. Wilda J. "Billie" (KAME) SCHLUETER, 76, formerly of Springfield, died Monday, Oct. 27, 1997 in her daughter's home in Vermillion, Ohio. She was born the daughter of Walter L. and Hazel VERRICK KAME in Springfield, Ohio on September 13, 1921. Billie was a member of the St. Mark United Methodist Church. She was a 1939 graduate of the New Moorefield High School.  While working at Nolty Brass Fountry as an executive secretary and volunteering for the U.S.O. located at the Bancroft Hotel, Billie met Richard SCHLUETER, an Airforce Cadet. They became engaged December 1943 at the Old Fountain in Meyers Hall on the Wittenberg Campus. They were married in Chapel 3, Ellington Air Force Base, Houston, Texas on August 13, 1944. Returning to Springfield after many of world travel, Billie retired in 1982 from International Harvester (Navistar) where she was an executive secretary.  After retirement, Billie and Richard traveled extensively once again. She was the beloved mother of two children, Mrs. James (Kathay Michelle) DICKEY of Vermillion, Ohio; son and his wife, Richard J. and Teri (NELSON) SCHLUETER II of Yokta Air Force Base, Japan; beloved grandmother and great-grandmother of J. Brett DICKEY and his wife, Pamela and their children, Zachary and Caitlyn, R. Todd DICKEY and his wife, Lisa and their children, Collin and Abigail; a brother, Lester R. KAME of New Carlisle; and cousin Ferryl (VENRICK) PERRY of Mechanicsburg. Billie was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Richard J. SCHLUETER in December of 1996; and two sisters, Betty Elain LANIER and Patricia Lou (WHELDON) KAME; a brother, John W. (Jack) KAME, and her parents. Funeral services Thursday at Woods-Allgier Funeral home with Rev. Susan Matlin officiating. Interment will follow in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

CONWAY, MOONEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 5, 1997

London, Ohio - Margaret Ann CONWAY, 80, died at 3:35 p.m. Monday at the Ohio Sate University Hospital, Columbus. Visitation 2-8 p.m. Thursday in Rader, Lynch and Dodds Funeral Home; funeral mass 10 a.m. Friday in St. Patrick Catholic Church. (Margaret Ann CONWAY nee MOONEY. Added by transcriber: Steve Slattery sslattery@thermobc)

BELLARE, FROCK, PEMBERTON, RHODES, SHEETS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, November 14, 1997

Pauline A. BELLARE, 86, of Enon, Ohio, passed away on Friday, Nov. 14, 1997 in Sharonview Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. She was born in Enon, Ohio on May 16, 1911, the daughter of Albert E. and Carrie (SHEETS) FROCK. Mrs. BELLARE retired from Robbins-Myers. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Bette PEMBERTON of Harmony; one daughterand son-in-law, Allora and Richard RHODES of Perrysburg, Ohio; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and one sister. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Enon Cemetery with the Rev. Walter M. O'Dell officiating.

DISHMAN, PURVIS, SNYDER, TEACH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 16, 1997

Page 8d. Jean TEACH, 90, of Springfield died Thursday, November 13, 1997 at Eaglewood Care Center following a lengthy illness. She was born in New Castle, Indiana, the daughter of Frank and Evelyn (PURVIS) DISHMAN. ; She is survived by a sister and a brother-in-law, Verda and Bob SNYDER of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; one niece;a and two nephews. She was preceded in deathby her parents; and husband, Roger, in 1969. Services will be held on Monday, Nov. 17, 1997 at 1 p.m. in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield with Pastor Ed Dungan of Northside Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park

CASTLE, CROSBIE, HORNBERGER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, November 25, 1997

Robert J. HORNBERGER, 90, of Springfield, died at 12:50 p.m., November 23, 1997 in Community Hospital, following five years of failing health. He was born February 11, 1907, in Springfield, Ohio, the son of martin B. and Mary (Spang) Hornberger. He retired in 1972 as a welder for Bauer Brothers after a number of years of service. He was a member of St. Bernard Church. He was inducted into the Springfield Baseball Hall of Fame Old Timers Association in 1975 and was a World War II United State Army Veteran. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Dorothy (Crosbie); daughter and son-in-law, Rose E. and Roger Castle, Springfield; grandson, Jeffrey A. Castle, Amarillo, Texas; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers; and two sisters. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Conroy Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

BLOCHER, ENDEBROCK, SCRIBNER, VEGSO, WREN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Saturday, November 29, 1997

Using date of death. ENDEBROCK, Mary I. "Jenny" (WREN), of Columbus, died at 7:04 P.M., November 29, 1997 in Riverside Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. She was a resident of Claremont Retirement Village, Dublin, Ohio. Formerly of Springfield she worked as an executive secretary at Bauer Brothers prior to her marriage. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Patricia ENDEBROCK, daughter and son-in-law Sue and Thomas SCRIBNER; four grandchildren, Sean, Heidi, Amy and Andrew; sister-in-law Agnes "Frep" WREN; nieces Sally VEGSO and Jenny BLOCHER. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy; parents, George and Alice WREN and a brother Thomas. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, December 2, 1997 in St. Raphael Catholic Church, 225 E. High St., Springfield, Ohio 45505. Family will receive friends at the church 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to St. Raphael Catholic Church. Family is being served by the Conroy Funeral Home. (Additional Memorial card printed by Conroy Funeral Home, Inc. provided by submitter Jennie BLOCHER: "In Loving Memory Mary I. ENDEBROCK, Born: November 4, 1907, Died: November 29, 1997.)

HESKETT, HILL, MARTINDALE, ROSE, SKINNER, SMITH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 30, 1997

Warren H. "Pete" HESKETT, 76, of South Vienna, died peacefully Sunday morning, November 30, 1997 in his residence. He was born August 11, 1921 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Bundy S. and Melinda (SMITH) HESKETT. Mr. HESKETT attended the Hillside Avenue Church of God and was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of South Vienna. He retired as the petroleum manager of Clark Landmark, Incorporated. His survivors include his wife of 56 years, Ruth Marcella (MARTINDALE) HESKETT; two daughters and one son-in-law, Sharon Lynn HILL of South Vienna, Sandra Kay and Charles SKINNER of Florida, one son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Jody HESKETT of Springfield; two brothers and on sister-in-law, Clifford HESKETT, Earl and Mary HESKETT, all of Springfield; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death my his sister, Nettie ROSE in 1985. Friends may call Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. in the LITTLETON ands RUE FUNERAL HOME, SPRINGFIELD. At Pete's request, private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Entombment will be in Rose Hill Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Smilin' Bob Heart Attack Fund, 350 North Fountain Avenue, Springfield, Ohio 45504. Pete's family would like to thank each of you for your love, your support and, most of all your valued friendship. He will be greatly missed by all.

DEATON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 2, 1997

Paul E. DEATON 91, of Springfield, died Sunday, November 30, 1997 at 11:20a.m.in Oakwood Village (Nursing Home). He was born November 8, 1906, the sonof Ernest and Edith (Circle) DEATON. He attended Wittenburg University for one year and was a machine designer working for various companies through-out his career. Mr. DEATON was a member of the Grace Bible Church. He is survived by his wife of nearly 67 years, Maybelle Neeld DEATON, who he married December13, 1930; two sons, Robert E. (Linda K.) DEATON of Springfield and Thomas P. (Brenda C.) DEATON of Mason, Ohio; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren;and several nieces and nephews, he was preceded in death by his brother, Russell Deaton. Friends may visit with the family Tuesday from 6-8p.m. at the Jackson, Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Marvin Wiseman officiating. Interment will follow in Kings Creek Cemetery.

HOHLMAYER, LITTLE, ZIEGLER Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Tuesday, December 2, 1997

Date of Death is being used. Arthur F. HOHLMAYER, 93, of Springfield, died at 12:25 a.m. Thursday December 2, 1997 in Mercy Medical Center. He was born April 22, 1903, in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Charles and Ilow (ZIEGLER) HOHLMAYER. Mr HOHLMAYER was a graduate of Springfield High School and was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church since its inception. He was employed at the Springfield Kroger Company,Buckeye Incubator Company as a sales manager until 1941, self-employed in the hatchery business in North Carolina from 1941 to 1946; was the Deputy Income Tax Commissioner for the City of Springfield from the inception of the income tax in Springfield; was appointed second Commissioner of Taxation; appointed first Finance Director of City of Springfield; and after retirement from City, appointed Director of Springfield Metropolitan Housing and was the Law Librarian for Clark County Bar and Law Library Association. He was one of the founders of Elderly United of Springfield and Clark County. He married Grace (LITTLE) in 1929; she died in 1988. He is also preceded in death by his father; four brothers, Wilber, Fred, Carl, and George. Survivors include a son Robert; daughter-in-law, Kim; and numerous nieces and nephews. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with interment in Ferncliff Cemetery. Arrangements by Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel. In lieu of flowers contributions in Mr. Hohlmayer's memory may be made to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church memorial fund, 21 East Harding Road, Springfield, Ohio 45504.

ALTIZER, CAREY, HULSE, JONES, KELLOUGH, MOREY, MYERS, PARK, WALTON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 2, 1997

Lawrence R. MOREY, 95, of Centerburg, died Sunday, November 30, 1997 at Heartland of Centerburg. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Milford Church of Christ, Bloomfield Lodge #422, Free and Accepted Masons and Milford Grange. He is survived by daughters, Grace (ALLEN) PARK, Carol (Jay) ALTIZER, all of Centerburg, Lola (Clarence) JONES of Springfield, Ohio, Miriam (Russell) HULSE of Mt. Vernon, and Norma KELLOUGH of Columbus; son, Richard (Marie) MOREY of Mt. Vernon; 12 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maratha MYERS MOREY' grandsons, Luke and Adam ALTIZER; brother, Harold MOREY; sisters, Ethel WALTON, Edith CAREY and infant sister, Clark MOREY. Friends may call at Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 West Church Street, Centerburg, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Milford Church of Christ with Evangelist Fred Albrecht officiating. Interment will be in Moreland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Milford Church of Christ. Masonic Service will be held Wednesday at 9 p.m.

ARESTEAD, BOOHER, COMPTON, FALER, HAPNER, NELSON, ROBINSON, SUNDERLAND Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 2, 1997

Mary Elizabeth HAPNER, 104, of Springfield died Sunday, November 30, 1997 in St. John's Center. She was born December 8, 1892 in Montgomery County, the daughter of John and Dilla (SUNDERLAND) BOOHER. She was a homemaker most of her life and was a member of First Christian Church, Eastern Star and Order of the Amaranth, Victory Court 29. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Helen COMPTON of Waterviolet, Michigan and Betty NELSON of Bellefontaine, Ohio; four grandchildren, Edward J. NELSON I, Melody FALER, Judy ROBINSON and Jerry COMPTON; ten great-grandchildren, eight great-great grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild; a niece, Sally ARESTEAD of Tipp City, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter H. HAPNER in 1958; and a son, Walter D. HAPNER in 1994. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Internment will follow in Bethel Cemetery, West. Arrangements are being handled by the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home.

BUMPUS, HUONKER, LAMBERT, NOLL, WHITACRE, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 2, 1997

James R. WHITACRE, 64, of Urbana, died Sunday, November 30, 1997 at 10:10 a.m. in his residence. He was born march 5, 1933 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of David J. and Marie A. (HUONKER) WHITACRE. James was a graduate of the class of 1951 from Catholic Central. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the United States Marines and retired in march 1995, following 17 years as a machine operator for Mid State Container Company in DeGraff. Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Geneva (LAMBERT) WHITACRE; a daughter, Margarita NOLL of Bremerton, Washington; two brothers, Robert WHIATCRE of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Richard WHITACRE of Springfield; a sister, Ruth WHITACRE OF MEDWAY; A GRANDSON, Shawn BUMPUS of Bremerton, Washington; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jimmy WITACRE; two brothers, David and Paul WHITACRE; and a sister, Marie WILLLIAMS. Friends may call Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. in the Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the funeral Home with Rev. David Hoagland officiating. Interment will follow in Vernon Asbury Cemetery.

BEVERLY, CAULFIELD, FLITCHEEM, GOHL, HALL, HANN, HARSHBARGER, KIBLER, KOCHER, MIRACLE, OWEN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 8, 1997

Mary E. BEVERLY, 84, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, December 6, 1997 in her residence. She was born June 8, 1913 in Washington County, Virginia, the daughter of Artchie W. and Lillian Jane (HANN) BEVERLY. Mrs. BEVERLY worked at the Springfield Country Club for three years, and for Whitegable Restaurant for five years. She is survived by her two sons, William Edward and Cecil Allen BEVERLY, both of Springfield; six dauighters, Dimple M. HARSHBARGER of Virginia, Margaret E. FLITCHEEM of Virginia, Lillian F. HALL of Springfield, Chirley K. CAULFIELD of Springfield, Alice F. KOCHER of Springfield, and Brenda G. GOHL of Springfield; two brothers, Wilton BEVERLY, Jr. of Springfield, and Ballard H. BEVERLY of Springfield; three sisters, Lena MIRACLE of Springfield, Mabel Louise KIBLER of Springfield, and Barbara E. OWEN of Tennessee; 17 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and one sister. Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home.

BEARD, PELFREY, RING, SWENSEN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 16, 1997

Barry A. BEARD, 44, of Springfield, died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon, December 13, 1997 in Community Hospital. He was born February 26, 1953 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Ralph and Lois (RING) BEARD. Mr. BEARD was a cabinet-maker. His survivors include his parents of Florida; his wife, Deborah (PELFREY) BEARD; and sister, Cindy SWENSEN of Texas. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ralph BEARD. Memorial Service held Friday, December 19, 1997 in the Apostolic tabernacle Church at 340 W. Main St., Springfield. Family served by Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

DUNCAN, HERRING, JENKINS, LAMBERT, MACE, RECK, RILEY, ROE, SHARON, WEBB Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 20, 1997

Lorna L. RILEY 83, of Springfield, died Saturday, December 20, 1997 in Community Hospital. She was born June 20, 1914 in Springfield, the daughter of Richard and Kathryn (SHARON) JENKINS. She was a homemaker and mother during most of her life. Lorna was a former member of the Lagonda United Methodist Church and a graduate of Springfield High School. Her survivors include her husband of 65 years, Albert RILEY; two sons and their wives, Jim and Joann RILEY and Marvin and Karen RILEY, all of Springfield; two daughters, Joanne HERRING of Glendale, Arizona and Linda and her husband, Paul ROE of Springfield; grandchildren, Renee Britt, Jeff RILEY, Jennifer (Dan) DUNCAN, Julie (RILEY) Heath LAMBERT, David ROE, Michael (Dawn) ROE, Mark ROE, Amy (ROE) RECK, and Brad ROE; great grandchildren, Hayley, Zachery, Cody, Joseph, and Liam; a brother, Eldon (Eleanor) JENKINS of Springfield; two sisters, Betty MACE of Beavercreek, Ohio and Mary WEBB of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers and half-brothers, Adrian, Danny, Norman, Vernon, and Weldon; and two sisters, Vivian and Delphine. Friends may call Monday from 5-8 p.m. in the WOODS-ALLGIER FUNERAL HOME and one hour prior to funeral services Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Brent FARMER officiating. Local interment will follow.

DUNCAN, HERRING, JENKINS, LAMBERT, MACE, RECK, RILEY, ROE, SHARON, WEBB Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 20, 1997

Lorna L. RILEY 83, of Springfield, died Saturday, December 20, 1997 in Community Hospital. She was born June 20, 1914 in Springfield, the daughter of Richard and Kathryn (SHARON) JENKINS. She was a homemaker and mother during most of her life. Lorna was a former member of the Lagonda United Methodist Church and a graduate of Springfield High School. Her survivors include her husband of 65 years, Albert RILEY; two sons and their wives, Jim and Joann RILEY and Marvin and Karen RILEY, all of Springfield; two daughters, Joanne HERRING of Glendale, Arizona and Linda and her husband, Paul ROE of Springfield; grandchildren, Renee Britt, Jeff RILEY, Jennifer (Dan) DUNCAN, Julie (RILEY) Heath LAMBERT, David ROE, Michael (Dawn) ROE, Mark ROE, Amy (ROE) RECK, and Brad ROE; great grandchildren, Hayley, Zachery, Cody, Joseph, and Liam; a brother, Eldon (Eleanor) JENKINS of Springfield; two sisters, Betty MACE of Beavercreek, Ohio and Mary WEBB of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers and half-brothers, Adrian, Danny, Norman, Vernon, and Weldon; and two sisters, Vivian and Delphine. Friends may call Monday from 5-8 p.m. in the WOODS-ALLGIER FUNERAL HOME and one hour prior to funeral services Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Brent FARMER officiating. Local interment will follow.

BALLENTINE, CORNWELL, FLEMING, KNAUB Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 27, 1997

Charles W. KNAUB, 81, of Springfield, died early Thursday morning, December 25, 1997 at 4:45 a.m. He was born January 8, 1916 in Clark County, Ohio, the son of Louis and Stella (CORNWELL) KNAUB. Mr. KNAUB was a member of the Fifth Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Agnes (FLEMING) KNAUB of 49 years; two sisters, Myrtle KNAUB and Cora Mae BALLENTINE, both of Springfield; two grandchildren, Christopher and his wife, Tracy KNAUB of Bloomingberg, Ohio and Dawn Dee KNAUB of Washington Court House; three great grandchildren, Travis, Tyler and Donna KNAUB and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday from 3-5 p.m. in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield where the funeral service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Carol Layton officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

ALEXANDER, ARMSTRONG, HOFFMAN, JUNG, STUCKEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 28, 1997

Page 7D. Audrey L. ARMSTRONG, 82, of Springfield, died at 12:20 p.m. Thursday December 25, 1997 in Community Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born in Springfield, Ohio on February 24, 1915, the daughter of John and Freda (ALEXANDER) JUNG. She was a secretary for the late Dr. Edwin Roberts for 17 years retiring in 1977. Her survivors include three children and spouses, Nancy and Bob STUCKEY, Bonnie and Jim HOFFMAN, and Gary A. and Mary ARMSTRONG, all of Springfield; brother, George JUNG of Florida; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Marion "Ace" in December 1995. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Conroy Funeral Home with Pastor William Zimmann officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Springfield Paramedics.

BARTLEY, BLUE, HELFRICH, MARTIN, MCCLELLAND, ROBERTS, SOWERS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 29, 1997

Page 19. Ida C. ROBERTS, 81, of Springfield, died Saturday morning, December 27, 1997 in her residence. She was born October 23, 1916 in Springfield, the daugh-ter of Clarence and Nellie (BLUE) HELFRICH. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8673 Rocco-Welch. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, James B. ROBERTS; two daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Philip MCCLELLAND and Bonnie and Tom SOWERS, both of Springfield; one sister, Zona BARTLEY of Springfield; a sister-in-law, Flora MARTIN of Springfield; four grandchildren, Jeffery MCCLELLAND of Dayton, John and his wife, Tammy MCCLELLND of Columbus, Shane SOWERS of Beavercreek, and Michelle SOWERS of Springfield and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Monday from 6-8 p.m. in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. The graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospital Hospice.

COLLINS, CONRAD, DEMANA, GOFF, JOHNSON, KIRKPATRICK, MARTIN, PETERSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 30, 1997

Page 14. Hazel Ruth KIRKPATRICK, 84, of Springfield, died Sunday, December 27, 1997 in Community Hospital. She was born Sept. 10, 1913 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Porter and Bessie (COLLINS) GOFF. Mrs. Kirkpatrick was involved with the Lupus Foundation of America. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Rena and Donald CONRAD; and Joyce and Jerry MARTIN, all of Lancaster; four granddaughters, Natalie DEMANA, Michele PETERSON, Lynn CONRAD, and Lisa and husband Mike JOHNSON; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Frank KIRKPATRICK. Services Tuesday in Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. Burial in Newcomers Cemetery.

FREY, PFLEGER, RAMSEY, ROSE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 4, 1998

Page 8D. Gladys L. RAMSEY, 76, of Springfield, died Thursday, January 1, 1998 in Community Hospital. She was born September 19, 1921 in Springfield, the daughter of James and Cora (ROSE) FREY. Gladys was a veteran of the United States Navy Waves and served during World War II and was cosmetologist for over 40 years within the community. She was a charter member of the American Hair Dresser Association, Amvets 39, Lakeview Ohio, Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign War post 1031, Ladies Auxiliary of Eagles 397, the Clark County Rose Society and a charter member of the Women in Military Service, American Memorial Foundation. Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Paul RAMSEY; a son, William R. RAMSEY of Springfield; a grandson, Samuel C. RAMSEY of Lancaster, Ohio; a sister, Francis PFLEGER of Springfield two brothers, Stanley FREY of Lakeview, Ohio and Ernie FREY of Columbus, Ohio; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law, Pauline RAMSEY of Sarasota, Florida; and a brother-in--law, Mr. and Mrs. Claude RAMSEY of Springfield. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred: and two brothers, Denny and Lawrence. Friends may call Sunday from 2-5 p.m. in the Woods Allgier Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Thompson officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Moorefield Township Fire and Emergency Medical Services.

HOPPES, POWERS, STANLEY, WOLLENHAUPT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 6, 1998

Amy Marie (POWERS) STANLEY 24, of Springfield, died Tuesday afternoon, January 6, 1998 in the Children's Medical Center in Dayton after a lengthy illness. She was born May 21, 1973 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Randy L. and Merry (HOPPES) POWERS. Amy was a graduate of Springfield North High School Class of 1991, the Wright State University receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and was a licensed social worker employed by the Beacon Agency of Columbus as a Foster Care case manager. She is survived by her parents of Springfield; her husband Jude E. STANLEY, whom she married October 19, 1996; maternal grandparents, Merrell and Phyllis HOPPES of Springfield; paternal grandmother, Evelyn M. POWERS of Springfield; a brother Andrew POWERS of Springfield; two aunts and three uncle, Judy and Richard WOLLENHAUPT, Stephen and Merrelyn POWERS and Phillip HOPPES, all of Springfield; father and mother-in-law, Forrest and Patricia STANLEY of Springfield; several cousins; and many loving friends. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Edward L. POWERS. Friends may call Friday for 4-8 p.m. in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME, SPRINGFIELD where the service will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Bobbie PREDMORE of Children's Medical Center officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2011 Madison Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45208.

FULLER, MAPP, STUPP, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 12, 1998

Elizabeth Elsie STUPP 81, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away January 12, 1998, in Community Hospital. She was born in Springfield, Ohio, September 25, 1916, the daughter of Isaac and Elizabeth (WILLIAMS) MAPP. Mrs. STUPP was an organist at several churches in Springfield, was a member of the Ohio Federation of Music Clubs, serving as the past district officer, and was self-employed as a piano teacher for 50 years. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Jane E. and Dr. Rex FULLER of Harrisonburg, Virginia; one son and daughter-in-law, P. Fred and Dixie STUPP of Springfield, Ohio; one brother, Leslie C. MAPP of Dayton, Ohio; five grandchildren, Geoffrey and John FULLER, and Diane Dann and Katy STUPP; one great-grandchild, Madison FULLER; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Ralph, George and Albert MAPP. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, in the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 21 East Harding Road, with Rev. Daniel M. Powell, officiating. Friends may call at the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday and for one hour prior to funeral services in the church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio Federation of Music Clubs Foundation, Piano Scholarships in memory of Elsie STUPP, c/o Geraldine Shank, 745 Evergreen Drive, Akron, Ohio 44303 or the Music Ministries of the Grace Evangelical Church, 21 East Harding Road, Springfield 45504.

BUDD, FRIZZELL, HIRSH, HUGHES, LAWLER, VOGEL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 18, 1998

Grace M. HIRSH died peacefully Saturday morning, January 17, 1998 in her daughter's residence. She was born December 7, 1904 in Springfield, the daughter of Charles and Nina (HUGHES) BUDD. She was a member of the Berea Bible Church. She is survived by her daughter, Pat FRIZZELL of Springfield, two grandsons and their wives, Ryan M. Sr. and Lesa FRIZZELL of Thornville and Les E. Jr. and Elaine FRIZZELL of Tremont City; five great-grandchildren, Ryan Jr., Ashley, and Amber FRIZZELL of Thornville, and Wade and Regan FRIZZELL of Tremont City; a nephew and his wife, Carl H. and Karen VOGEL of Springfield; and one niece, Doris LAWLER of St. Mary's. She was preceded in death by her par-ents; and her husband, Earl. Friends may call Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. in the Berea Bible Church, 3850 Derr Road, where the services will be at 11 a.m. with Pastor R. Glenn Greenwood officiating. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BOTKIN, BURCHWELL, CLARK, SMITH, SPEELMAN, ZELLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 22, 1998

Page 17. Betty J. BOTKIN, 77, of Springfield, formerly of Troy, died Tuesday, January 21, 1998 at Stouder Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Lewis H. BOTKIN. She was a member of Sherwood Heights Church of God, Troy. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Beverly CLARK of New Carlisle and Miriam and Jack SMITH of Springfield; sister, Lucille SPEELMAN of West Jefferson; grandchildren, Michelle, Jason and Zachary ZELLER of North Carolina, Heather BURCHWELL an Amanda SMITH of Springfield; great-grandchildren, Holley, Tyler an Brittany ZELLER and Seth BURCHWELL. Funeral service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the Terebinski Funeral Home, 11900 North Dixie Drive, Butler Township with Rev. Larry Willoughby officiating. Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery. Visitation with family and friends will be Thursday from 6-8 p.m. in Funeral Home.

BUCHER, CARMEAN, CHIEF, GREGORY, GRIFFITH, HENNIG, PLANK, STEED, THEURER, WELLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 28, 1998

William "Bill" Franklin WELLER, 85, of Springfield, died Tuesday afternoon, January 27, 1998 in Community Hospital. He was born April 15, 1912 in New Carlisle, Ohio, the son of Edgar G. and Leota (BUCHER) WELLER. Mr. WELLER was a graduate of Springfield High School and Wittenberg University with a Master of Education Degree and a member of Kappa Phi Kappa Honorary Education Society. He retired from the Springfield Public Schools System after serving as Principal of Fulton Elementary School for 27 years and at Hayward Junior High School for eight years. After retirement, he owned and operated Weller's Hobby Shop at Selma Road and Oak Street for nine years. He was associated with athletics throughout his entire life. He was director of Summer Sandlot Baseball for the City of Springfield for many years. He was a football and basketball official and a timekeeper for Springfield South/North Football and South basketball games for 48 years. Mr. WELLER served on numerous community committees over the years. He was a former member of the Ohio High School Athletic Association for 15 years, Hertzler House Committee and Board Member of the Springfield Public School Credit Union. He attended Central United Methodist Church and was a member of Kiwanis Club, Knights of Pythias, Clark County Retired Teacher's Association and National Education Association. On August 9, 1991, he was honored with a William "Bill" WELLER Appreciation Day former students and friends. His survivors include his wife of 63 years, Mildred "Millie" (HENNIG); three daughters, Barbara J., Diane L. and Janice E.; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Richard E. and Sue WELLER and James W. WELLER, all of Springfield; grandchildren, William K. and Julie, Kari L. and Brett GRIFFITH, all of Springfield; great-grandchildren, Nicholas R. and Tyler J. WELLER, Logan J. and Mary "Meg" GRIFFITH; special friends, Marylin THEURER and Nancy "Nan" GREGORY; brother and sister-in-law, Merrill B. and Jeanne WELLER; brother-in-law, Richard and Jane HENNIG, all of Springfield; sister-in-law, Janice and Dormus PLANK of Okemos, Michigan, Maxine and James STEED of Hamilton, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends, including his pets, dog, Sparky and cats, Freddie and Babe. Friends may call Thursday from 5-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, where the funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Julie CARMEAN officiating. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial gifts may be made to Community Hospital Independent Endowment Fund (CHIEF) for nursing scholarships, 2615 East High Street, Springfield, Ohio 45501 or to Springfield Township Number 1 Paramedic Fund, Beatty, 2844 South Yellow Springs Street, Springfield, Ohio 45506.

BRENDLE, DRESHER, HEISERMAN, MARTIN, MEEKER, NELSON, SMITH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 2, 1998

Page 17. Eloise M. NELSON, 82, a lifetime resident of Springfield, died Friday, January 30, 1998 in her home. She was born June 14, 1915 in Springfield, the daughter of Joseph A. and Georgia (BRENDLE) MARTIN. Mrs. NELSON had worked for the Clark County School Board and International Harvester, and had retired from Columbia Gas Company as the head of accounting. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of Palestine Commandery. Mrs. NELSON served as First Lady in 1979-80 for the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Ohio during her husband's term as Grand Commander. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Elwood L. NELSON of Springfield, one daughter and son-in-law, Janice K. and David R. SMITH of Bright, Indiana; one son and daughter-in-law, Barton L. and Jacqueline NELSON of Altamonte Springs, Fla.; four grandchildren Bradley S. SMITH of Destin, Fla., Jenny R. SMITH of Oxford, Ohio, Holly R. HEISERMAN and her husband, Ron, of Altamonte Springs, Fla., Zachary L. NELSON of Jacksonville, Fla; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard and George MARTIN; two sisters, Camille MEEKER and Josephine DRESHER. Funeral services Monday at Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home with Rev. Julie Carmean officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BEATY, BISHOP, HANSELMAN, JENKINS, MASSIE, RYAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 4, 1998

Esther BISHOP, 79, formerly of 384 West Main Street, Apartment 2-B, Saint Paris, Ohio and North Hampton, Ohio, died Monday, February 2, 1998 at 12:30 a.m. in Heartland of Urbana, Ohio. She was born June 10, 1918 in Pike Township, Clark County, Ohio, the daughter of William C. and Grace B. JENKINS BISHOP, both deceased. She was a member of the United Church of Christ, North Hampton and retired from Suncraft Awnings, Springfield. She is survived by two brothers and sister-in-law, Richard and Helen Ann BISHOP of Saint Paris, Eldon and Wanda BISHOP of Springfield; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Margery and Raymond MASSIE of Saint Paris and Mary HANSELMAN of Saint Paris; two sisters-in-law Ruth BISHOP of Saint Paris and Roxie RYAN of Springfeild. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Marvin, Homer and Donald; and one sister, Helen BEATY. Richeson-Wickham & Atkins Funeral Home, 216 South Springfield Street, Saint Paris, Ohio. Service Thursday with Rev. Thomas Bolton of the Saint Paris United Methodist Church officiating. Burial in Terre-Haute Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ohio.

BRYAN, CARROLL, HARRIS, LORENTZ, PLUMMER, SONNER, STEPHENSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 4, 1998

Arthur E. HARRIS, 83, of Springfield, passed away Friday, January 30, 1998 in Orange Park Medical Center, Orange Park, Florida, following an extended illness. He ws born in Adams County, Ohio, June 15, 1914, the son of Wayne and Verna (BRYAN) HARRIS. The greater part of his childhood was spent in Greenfield and his adult life in Springfield. He was an employee of National Supply and White Motor for 34 years. He is survived by his wife, Miriam (PLUMMER) HARRIS, whom he married June 27, 1936; a son and daughter-in-law, Terry L. and Joanne HARRIS of Holzgerlingen, Germany; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon K. and John LORENTZ of Middleburg, Florida; two sisters, Thelma STEPHENSON and Charlotte SONNER of Seaman, Ohio; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. His younger sister, Wenona CARROLL of Dayton, Ohio preceded him in August, 1997. Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel. Entombment in Ferncliff Cemetery.

GEIS, JAMES, KARG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, February 5, 1998

Evelyn J. GEIS, 76, of Springfield, passed away Sunday, February 1, 1998 in her residence. She was born January 5, 1922 in Springfield, the daughter of William and Revilla KARG JAMES. Mrs. GEIS was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church ....and was retired from General Motors following 31 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis L.GEIS, November 1, 1996. Graveside services in Mr. Calvary Cemetery, Tremont City. Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home

COKER, DAVIDSON, ECHOLS, HALL, PEARSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 9, 1998

Orabelle COKER, 87, of Springfield, died Friday, February 6, 1998 at 10:45 a.m. in Mercy Medical center. She was born November 16, 1910 in Lincoln, Alabama, the daughter of Edward H. and Texanna PEARSON HALL. She was a member of the Mount Zion Baptist Church where she belonged to the Minnie Long Missionary Circle. Mrs. COKER is survived by her loving family including a daughter, Gladys HALL; one son, Felton HALL; two grandchildren, Rhonda HALL and Edward Alan HALL; two great-grandchildren, Shaminica DAVIDSON and Calvin ECHOLS; two great-great-granddaughters; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Her body was entrusted to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home, INc., 823 South Yellow Springs Street. Interment in Ferncliff Cemetery.


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