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BRIGHT, HUDSON, KIRKPATRICK, LANTZ Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 6, 1999

Page 22, Robert R (Bob) KIRKPATRICK, 78, of Springfield died Tuesday morning, May 4, 1999, in Community Hospital. He was born August 31, 1920, in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Willard W and Eula L (LANTZ) KIRKPATRICK. Mr KIRKPATRICK was retired as owner of Thoro-Speed Corporation and was a Veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II. He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. His survivors include his wife of 57 years, Marcia (BRIGHT) KIRKPATRICK; two daughters and one son-in-law, Kathleen KIRKPATRICK of Springfield, Diane and Lee HUDSON of Brooklyn, New York; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Rebecca KIRKPATRICK of Oxford, Ohio, Thomas Jay KIRKPATRICK of Ferraro, Italy and one granddaughter, Olivia K HUDSON. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Bill KIRKPATRICK. A gathering of family and friends will be held in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, Saturday from 12 noon - 2 pm. Graveside services will be held in Casstown Cemetery Saturday at 3 pm with Pastor Gary Batey of the Enon United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow. Memorial gifts may be made to Enon Emergency Services, 101 North Scott Street, Enon, Ohio 45323.

CAUDILL, CROFOOT, INSKEEP, STOWE, WALTON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 10, 1999

Edwin Smith Stowee, 78, of Springfield died Saturday, May 8, 1999, in the Community Hospital. He was born December 26, 1920, in Springfield the son of Forrest H. and Ethel (INSKEEP) STOWE. Mr. STOWE was a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II and received the Purple Heart. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Genevieve (CROFOOT) STOWE; a daughter, Patricia WALTON of Virginia; two sons and daughters-in-law, Eric and Pamela STOWE of Springfield, and Mark and Grace STOWE of Arizona; two grandchildren, Bryan CAUDILL and Mary STOWE; many nieces and nephews. A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday, May 11, 1999, in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, SPRINGFIELD. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 14, 1999, in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BYERMAN, DIXON, GARRETT, HOWARD, LENOX, MCGHEE, RICE, THOMPSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 20, 1999

Page 30. Frances L. BYERMAN, 60, of Springfield, passed away unexpectedly at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday May 18, 1999,in the Mercy Medical Center Emergency Room. She was born February 27, 1939, in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Harvey and Rosa (RICE) THOMPSON. Mrs. BYERMAN, with her husband Jim, owned and operated Byerman's Market. Survivors include her husband, James E. BYERMAN; four children, William L. (Angela) MCGHEE, Springfield, Benjamin L. (Wendy) MCGHEE, Arizona, Sandra L. (Thomas) LENOX, Springfield, and Cheryl L. DIXON, Springfield; four grandchildren, William MCGHEE, Thomas and Corie J. LENOX, and Matthew S. DIXON, two brothers and two sisters, Ruby (Dave) GARRETT, Springfield, Hubert (Martha) THOMPSON, Springfield, Harvey (Pat) THOMPSON, Arizona, and Ruth (Joseph) HOWARD, Springfield; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and several brothers and sisters. Friends may call in the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Larry Correll officiating. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BOYER, HOBSON, JAMES, MERRIMAN, RHODEBECK, ROGERS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 26, 1999

Sylvia J. MERRIAMAN, 85, of Springfield, Ohio and formerly of new Carlisle, Ohio died at 2:50 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, at Heartland of Springfield. She was born May 15, 1914, in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, the daughter of Amza L. and Belle J. (JAMES) BOYER. She was a New Carlisle area resident since 1977; a member of the First United Methodist Church of New Carlisle; Wesley Workers Sunday school class; United Methodist Women; member of the Order of Eastern Star 258 Home City Chapter Springfield; and a former teachers aide at Little Lamb Learning Center, New Carlisle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon V. MERRIMAN in 1983; infant son; parents; son-in-law, Douglas ROGERS in 1994 and sister, Virginia HOBSON. She is survived by a daughter, Charlotte M. ROGERS of Springfield; three grandsons, Craig and his wife, Toni, Darrin, James and his wife, Cathleen ROGERS; three great-grandsons, Scott, Bradley and Jacob ROGERS; sister, Olive RHODEBECK of Mt. Gilead; other relatives and friends. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 28, 1999, in the First United Methodist Church of New Carlisle, Ohio with Rev. Kenneth L. Galdeen and Rev. Brenda Lifland officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Thursday in the Trostel, Chapman & Christmas Funeral Home, New Carlisle, Ohio. If desired memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church of New Carlisle or the Northridge Methodist Church, Springfield.

MCKEEVER, NUTTER, WELLENREITER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 26, 1999

Christian Michael MCKEEVER, 29, of Springfield, died Tuesday morning, May 25, 1999, in Mercy Medical Center. He was born January 26, 1970, in Springfield, the son of Thomas R. MCKEEVER and Karen J. (WELLENREITER) NUTTER. Christian was a graduate of Kenton Ridge High School. He was a certified motorcycle mechanic and a Licensed Practical nurse. Survivors include his father of Alpena, Michigan; his mother of Springfield; paternal grandmother, Virginia MCKEEVER; maternal grandfather, Donald WELLENREITER; three sisters, Lydia and Celeste MCKEEVER and Karma NUTTER; two brothers, Erik MCKEEVER and Fritz NUTTER; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Daniel NUTTER. A memorial service will be held in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Christian was a loving son, brother and friend who will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

ELZEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, June 29, 1999

Joyce A. ELZEY, 40 of 16055 Egypt Pike, Clarksburg, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday in St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville. She was a native of Springfield. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today in the Morrow Funeral Home; service there 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

ARTZ, CAVANAUGH, HENDERSON, MUMFORD, TOBIAS, WAGNER, ZIRKLE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 11, 1999

C L MUMFORD, 85, of Casstown, Ohio died at 11:40 pm Wednesday, July 07, 1999 in Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. He was born June 12, 1914 in Casstown the son of Vernon Dale and Ella Mae (TOBIAS) MUMFORD. He spent his entire life in Elizabeth Township as a carpenter, truck driver, cattle feeder and farmer and was a 50 ear member of Cove Springs Grange #2414. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Anna (ZIRKLE) MUMFORD; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Marilyn MUMFORD of New Carlisle, Ohio; one grandson, Charlie and his wife Mary Ann MUMFORD of Casstown; two great-grandson, Tyler and Taler MUMFORD; four sisters, Mrs Bernice CAVANAUGH, Mrs Florence HENDERSON, Mrs Genevive WAGNER, all of Casstown, Mrs Betty ARTZ of Troy; two brothers, Roger MUMFORD and Dewey MUMFORD of Casstown; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Lester who was killed in the Philippines in 1945. Services will be in at 10 am Monday, July 12 1999 in the Trostel Chapman & Christmas Funeral Home. New Carlisle with Pastor Paul Calvert officiating. Burial in Casstown Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-6 pm Sunday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cove Springs Grange #2414.

EVANS, HINES, HOLLORAN, HUFF, SMITH, WOODS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 11, 1999

Gladys Elizabeth HUFF, 76, of South Charleston, died at 8:39 am Friday, July 09, 1999 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born June 11, 1923 in Clark County, the daughter of Charles Edward and Nellie (SMITH) HINES. Mrs HUFF attended Freedom Road Ministries of Springfield. She is survived by her devoted husband of 60 years Ernest HUFF of South Charleston; three daughters, Cheryl HOLLORAN, Linda EVANS, and Susan HUFF all of South Charleston; five grandchildren, Richie, Jason, Julie, Mark and Johnnie; three great-grandchildren, Michael, Dylan and Bryce; one brother and sister-in-law, Don and Rita HINES, South Charleston; one sister and brother-n-law, Charlotte and Don WOODS, Delaware and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, James HUFF, one brother, Martin HINES and her parents. Memorial services will be held at 1 pm Tuesday in the chapel at Rose Hill Burial Park with Pastor Paul Nickell officiating. Friends may visit the family for one half hour prior to the services in the Chapel Burial will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to the Freedom Road Building Fund. Arrangements are by the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home.

CAREY, COATES, HICKMAN, NANCE, WAGNER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 11, 1999

Raymond W NANCE, 85, of Champaign County, Woodstock, Ohio passed away Friday at 9:50 pm. He was born July 05, 1914 in Champaign County to the late John J and Laura J (HICKMAN) NANCE. He was a life-long farmer. Survivors include his wife Mary C (WAGNER) whom he married on January 25, 1942; two children, Janice (Max) COATES of North Lewisburg and John (Carol Ann) NANCE of Powell; grandsons, Thomas, William and John Michael NANCE; sister Evelyn CAREY of Woodstock; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends may call from 5-8 pm Monday and one hour prior to service n Tuesday in the Skillman-McDonald Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, Ohio where funeral services will be held at 1 pm Tuesday, July 13, 1999 with Rev Kurtis King and Rev J Michael Theiser officiating. Interment will follow in Milford Center Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Raymond's name to Tricare Hospice, 232 North Main Street, Marysville, Ohio 43040, Friends of Library, P O Box 22, North Lewisburg, Ohio 43060 or a charity of your choice.

BARTHOLOMEW, CONWAY, RUSSELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 11, 1999

Clara M BARTHOLOMEW, 87, of Springfield, died Thursday, July 08, 1999 in Pillars Health Care. Clara was born August 1, 1911, in Chanute, Kansas, the daughter of Robert and Katherine (CONWAY) BARTHOLOMEW. She worked at Wright Patterson Air Force Base until she retired after 20 years of service. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Springfield where she taught the fellowship class, and a member of the Green Special Homemakers Club. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, John Boyd BARTHOLOMEW. She is survived by her brother, Robert BARTHOLOMEW; sister Katherine RUSSELL; two nieces, Kathleen and Rebecca, all of Springfield; a nephew, Lyle and Linda BATHOLOMEW of Iola, Kansas; and many cousins and friends. Visitation will be held from 2-4 pm Sunday in the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Monday, in the memorial home with Rev Gary Percesepe officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Memorial Home Fund. The family would like to thank the staff and residents at Pillar Health Care for the special loving care they gave Aunt Clara.

BERNER, ECKHART, FAULKNER, KITE, REED Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 11, 1999

Keith KITE, 55, of Woodside Place, Bellefontaine, died Thursday, July 08, 1999 in James Cancer Center, Columbus, Ohio He was born March 15, 1944 in Urbana Oho the son of Dale and Nellie (FAULKNER) KITE. Mr KITE was employed by Northwood Stone and Asphalt. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Shannon R and Todd A BERNER of Cranberry, Pennsylvania, Terri L and Jim M REED of Bellefontaine, Ohio; his loving companion and partner since August 1991, Cynthia A CORNELIUS, and her children, Julia and Paul CRISSINGER of West Liberty, Ohio, Jeff and Dannette CORNELIUS, Jill A and Brett HUDSON all of Bellefontaine, Ohio; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Joyce and Ed ECKHART of Lake Forrest, Illinois and Linda and Chuck WEYMOUTH of Springfield, Ohio; two brothers and sister-in-laws, Bill and Joyce KITE, of Bellefontaine, Doug and Kathy KITE of Springfield, Oho ; 13 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. A gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday from 4-7 pm in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Highland Chapel, West Liberty. [Rest of obituary missing]

MALONE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, July 15, 1999

Hugh E. MALONE, 73, of Redland, Calif., a native of Springfield, died Tuesday in California. Visitation 5-8 p.m. today in the Cortner Chapel, Redlands; Mass of Christian Burial 9 a.m. Friday in Sacred Heart Church, Redlands.

CHANDLER, JONES, KOUSE, QUINN, RANARD, SKINNER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 24, 1999

James E. KOUSE, 70, of Chico, California formerly of Dayton, Ohio passed away Wednesday, August 18, 1999. Survivors include his wife, Terri of California; two sons, Mike KOUSE and Greg KOUSE; three daughters, Karen RANARD, Ronda JONES and Lorraine SKINNER; numerous grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth CHANDLER and Barbara QUINN, both of Dayton; brother, William KOUSE of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Martha KOUSE; two brothers, Howard and Charles KOUSE.

ADKINS, AULT, DAVID, PARISH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 24, 1999

Mark V. PARISH, 40, of Springfield, died Sunday, August 22, 1999, in Community Hospital. He was born February 14, 1959, in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Charles E. and Katherine (ADKINS) PARISH. He was a graduate of Springfield South High School, and was a plumber by trade. Mark was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous and had just received his one-year sobriety pin. He is survived by three sisters, Gail AULT, Kathy (C. G.) DAVIS, and Celia PARISH; six nieces and nephews, Kathy, Allen, Chris, Travis, Curtis and Kaycee. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. Friends may call Wednesday, from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at the Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel, Pastor James Cope will be officiating. Contributions in Mark's memory may be made to McKinley Hall, Inc., 1101 East High Street, Springfield, Ohio 45505.

BOWERS, DEER, DONAHUE, EALY, EARLY, GOODWIN, JONES, LEWIS, LUIS, MIDDLETON, RAINES, TAYLOR Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Page 17. Ruth E LEWIS, 98, of Urbana, died Sunday, August 22, 1999 at 2:20 am in Champaign Nursing Home. She was born on October 23, 1900 in Urbana to William and Sadie (MIDDLETON) JONES. She was the retired principal from Lawnview School. She was the first woman to receive Man of the Year Award from the Chamber of Commerce. Before going to Lawnview, she was a teacher at Salem High School. She was a graduate of Wittenberg College in 1922. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, B J and Louis TAYLOR of Urbana; grandchildren, Jeff (Mindy) TAYLOR of Winchester, Kentucky, Keith (Patricia) EALY of Golden, Colorado, Ann (Richard) RAINES of Missoula, Montana, John (Gisele) EALY of Golden, Colorado, Nancy (Phillip) GOODWIN of Lafayette, Colorado, Megan (Mike) DONAHUE of Prairie Du Chin, Wisconsin and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Everest LUIS in 1968; a son, John Joseph LUIS; daughters, Ruth Emily BOWERS and Virginia Ann EARLY and one sister, Helen DEER. She was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany where a service will be held at 10 am on Friday, September 03, 1999 with Rev Tim West officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 02, 1999 from 6-8 pm in the Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home. Burial in Oak Dale Cemetery.

BARNET, BARNETT, DERR, DUGAN, ELDRIDGE, FATZINGER, KENDALL, KENNEDY, NICHOL, RIGGLE, SCHAEFFLER, SCHEAFFLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Page 17. Charlotte E KENNEDY, 82, of Springfield died Monday morning, August 30, 1999, in Eaglewood Care Center. She was born January 14, 1917, in Thurmon, Maryland, the daughter of Joseph Raymond and Hattie (DERR) KENDALL. Her survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, John D and Dori KENNEDY of Naperville, Illinois, three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Faye and Dale RIGGLE of Springfield, Pauline and Vernon FATZINGER of Black Mountain, North Carolina, Annabell DUGAN of Bradenton, Florida; one brother and sister -in-law, George and Phyllis KENDALL of Farrell, Pennsylvania; two brothers-in-law, Herbert KENNEDY and Glenn ELDRIDGE, both of Springfield; grandchildren, Beth SCHEAFFLER and Erinne BARNETT of East Lansing, Michigan, Bill and (Annette) SCHAEFFLER of Canton, Michigan, Jason NICOL of Provo, Utah, Scott KENNEDY of North Rushville, Ohio, Laura KENNEDY of Rexburg, Idaho, John and Ashley KENNEDY of Naperville, Illinois; two great-grandchildren. Stephen and Samantha SCHEAFFLER, several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daho E KENNEDY, and one daughter, Bonnie BARNET. A gathering of family and friends will be held in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield Tuesday from 6-8 pm Funeral services will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 1 pm with Pastor William McKee of Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating. Entombment will be in Rose Hill Mausoleum.

BARTEE, BLUE, COLLINS, JONES, MADDER, MCCOY, PLANT, SHAFFER, WILSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Page 17. Mildred L COLLINS, 96, of Urbana passed away at 5 am Tuesday, August 31, 1999 in Champaign Nursing Home. She was born January 1, 1903 in Rosedale, Madison County, Ohio, the daughter of Frank and Eleanor (BLUE) PLANT. Mrs COLLINS was a Past Matron of Neal Chapter 522 Eastern Star of Springfield and was formerly employed at Crowell Collier. Survivors include her husband, Leonard Vincent COLLINS, whom she married September 09, 1933; two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Carol COLLINS, Vandalia, Ray and Florence SHAFFER, Springfield; three grandchildren, Michael (Beth) COLLINS, Janet (William)MADDER, Mary JONES; six great-grandchildren, David COLLINS, Rachel COLLINS, Carol MCCOY, Brent BARTEE, Brian BARTEE, Andrew WILSON; two great-great grandchildren, Danielle and Carson MCCOY. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan, her parents, and two brothers, Robert and Ray PLANT. Friends may call in the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home form 6-8 pm Wednesday. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Thursday in the funeral home with Rev Frank James officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

FIFE, MASSIE, MCGUIRE, NANCE, SWANEY, WILSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Page 17. Wilma Jean MASSIE, 62, of 1509 East Street, Springfield, Ohio, formerly of Gallia County [Oh], died Monday, August 30, 1999, in Community Hospital in Springfield. She was born January 26, 1936 in Lawrence County [Oh], the daughter of the late Albert Forest and Mary Gertrude WILSON NANCE. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Cecil MASSIE, whom she married July 8, 1956, in Walnut Twp, Gallia County; five sons, Edward (Debbie) MASSIE, Dallas, Texas, Roger (Tammy) MASSIE, Ronnie (Lottie) MASSIE, all of Springfield; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a special cousin who resided in the home, Richard MCGUIRE; two sisters, Betty MCGUIRE and Virdie FIFE, both of Springfield, and one brother, Frank (Rosemary) NANCE, Gallipolis [Oh]. She was precede in death by a sister, Jane SWANEY and four brothers, Calvin, Waldo, Albert Eugene and Forest NANCE. Funeral services will be held at 2 m Friday, September 3 , 1999 in the Cremeens Funeral Chapel, 75 Grape Street, Gallipolis, Ohio, with Rev Jesse Jeffers officiating. Burial will be in the Bethesda Cemetery in Walnut Twp. Friends may call at the chapel from 2-4 and 7-9 pm Thursday.

ANDERSON, BARNHILL, DRENNEN, GRIFFIN, KOCEAN, PEACOCK, TALBERT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, September 4, 1999

Michael Edward PEACOCK 58, of Springfield, Ohio, died Saturday, September 4, 1999, at St. John's Center. He was born July 31, 1941, in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Robert E. and Rita L. (GRIFFIN) PEACOCK. Mr. PEACOCK was a self-employed carpenter. He is survived by three children, Jardana PEACOCK, Hannah Morasha PEACOCK and Michael Gabriel PEACOCK all of Cincinnati, Ohio; four sisters, Maureen PEACOCK of Cincinnati, Ohio, Madeline and Robert ANDERSON of Dayton, Ohio, Monica BARNHILL of Urbana, Ohio, and Mary Pat and Michael TALBERT of Springfield, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Kathy KOCEAN. He was preceded in death by his parents; and step-father, John DRENNEN. A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday from 6-8 p.m. in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, Ohio. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 11 .m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Father Fred McGUIRE officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethesda Home, 2400 Springfield-Xenia Road, Springfield, Ohio 45506.

COLLINS, DONEGAN, GARRITY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 4, 1999

Rita I. COLLINS, 70, of Springfield,died at 8:30 a.m. October 2, 1999, in her residence. She was born May 22, 1929 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph A. and Mary Ellen GARRITY COLLINS. She retired in 1987 from International Harvester after 20 years of service. She was a member of St. Joseph Church......She is survived by two brothers and a sister-in-law, John L. "Jack" COLLINS, Frank and Clara COLLINS, all of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Margaret DONEGAN; and a brother, Joseph A. COLLINS. Conroy Funeral Home. Funeral mass St. Joseph Church. Burial in Calvary Cemetery.

BOWEN, CRUTCHFIELD, CUNNINGHAM, MARTIN, MCDONIEL, PETERSON, WHITTY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 10, 1999

Jack A. Martin, Lt. Cmdr. USN, Retired, 78, of Pensacola, died Monday, October 4, 1999 after a brief illness. He was born May 25, 1921 in Springfield, Ohio, the only son of Raymond B. and Corrinne Martin. He was the president of his senior class at Springfield High School, and was an active lifetime member of the school's alumni association. A champion swimmer, he attended Ohio State University, where he was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. Later, he returned to OSU, earning a Master's Degree in Physical Education to augment his 38-year water survival and safety career in military and government service. He served his country in WWII and during the Korean conflict. He was wounded in the amphibious invasion of Layte in 1944 for which he was awarded the Purple Heart. Upon his return to the U.S. from WWII in 1945, he married the love of his life, Barbara Lou Foley Martin, who preceded him in death in 1996. From 1950-1953, he was the Officer in Charge of the Pensacola Naval Aviation Schools Command's Swim Division. He was honorably discharged in 1954 and employed as a civil servant, serving as a Water Survival Instructor at Naval Aviation Schools Command, NAS Pensacola. Prior to his retirement in 1980, he was promoted to Water Survival Standardization Officer. During his career with Schools Command, he trained 150,000 students in water survival, as well as 64 Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo astronauts. He was rewarded for his efforts by the countless number of pilots whose lives were saved by techniques they learned from Jack Martin at NAS Pensacola Training Tanks I and II. His methods were so highly regarded, it was often said, "He could teach a rock to swim." During his career, Martin conceived and implemented the Naval Survival Swim Syllabus for flight surgeons and was an instrumental member of the Fleet Project Team responsible for the development of the Multi-Place Ditching Trainer, the "Dilbert Dunker," a simulator still used to train pilots to survive crashes in water. He was appointed by the Governor to the Florida Boating Advisory Committee, and served as a volunteer with the Northwest Florida Water Safety Council and the Bream Fishermans' Association. Survivors include sons, Christopher A. Martin and wife, Phyl; Stephen R. Martin and wife, Judi; daughters, Jane Martin WHITTY and husband, Dave; and Suzy Martin PETERSON and husband, Steve; grandchildren, Brigitt Martin MCDONIEL and husband, Bill; Stephen CRUTCHFIELD and wife, Samara; Matthew CRUTCHFIELD and wife, Heather; Christine CUNNINGHAM; and Martin PETERSON; great-grandchildren, Tyler Wayne CRUTCHFIELD and Katelyn Paige MCDONIEL; and his dear cousin, Patti BOWEN. Visitation will be held Friday, October 8, 1999 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at NAS Pensacola Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel with a funeral service following at 2:30 p.m. Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Audubon Society, 700 Broadway, New York, New York 10003.

BISER, EVILSIZOR, MYERS, WOODARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, October 12, 1999

Jack A EVILSIZOR, 81, formerly of Springfield, died Friday, October 8, 1999 in Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney, Ohio. He was born August 18, 1918 in Springfield, the son of Horace V and Hazel (BISER) EVILSIZOR. Jack began his career at age 15 in the mail room as a helper with the Springfield News?Sun, serving as branch manager, city circulation manager, transportation director, and finally as district counselor. Jack was a former member of Clark Lodge 101, Free and Accepted Masons, and recently transferred to Boggs Lodge 292, DeGraff, Ohio. He was a Scottish Rite Mason with the Valley of Dayton and a member of the Terre Haute United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy L (WOODARD) EVILSIZOR of DeGraff, Ohio; a son and his wife Ted and Kristy EVILSIZOR of DeGraff, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Amanda MYERS of Minister, Ohio, and Alyssa and Andrew EVILSIZER of Sidney, Ohio. His body was entrusted to the Woods Allgier Funeral Home, where friends may call Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Rev Paul R Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Scottish Rite Childrens Foundation, Dayton, Ohio

BISER, EVILSIZOR, MYERS, WOODARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, October 12, 1999

Jack A EVILSIZOR, 81, formerly of Springfield, died Friday, October 8, 1999 in Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney, Ohio. He was born August 18, 1918 in Springfield, the son of Horace V and Hazel (BISER) EVILSIZOR. Jack began his career at age 15 in the mail room as a helper with the Springfield News?Sun, serving as branch manager, city circulation manager, transportation director, and finally as district counselor. Jack was a former member of Clark Lodge 101, Free and Accepted Masons, and recently transferred to Boggs Lodge 292, DeGraff, Ohio. He was a Scottish Rite Mason with the Valley of Dayton and a member of the Terre Haute United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy L (WOODARD) EVILSIZOR of DeGraff, Ohio; a son and his wife Ted and Kristy EVILSIZOR of DeGraff, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Amanda MYERS of Minister, Ohio, and Alyssa and Andrew EVILSIZER of Sidney, Ohio. His body was entrusted to the Woods Allgier Funeral Home, where friends may call Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Rev Paul R Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Scottish Rite Childrens Foundation, Dayton, Ohio

RICHARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 16, 1999

Page 7. Joseph H RICHARD, 81, Springfield, died Friday in Mercy Medical Center, arrangements by Richards, Raff and Dunbar Memorial Home.

STRONG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 16, 1999

Page 7.Mary Elizabeth STRONG, 95, Springfield, died Oct 09 in the Good Shepherd Village; arrangements by Jackson Lytle and Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel.

WATERS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 16, 1999

Page 7.Timothy B WATERS, 59, Springfield, died at 1:30 pm Wednesday in Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Visitation 2-5 pm Sunday in the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home; service there 11 am Monday; burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

ZANISH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 16, 1999

Page 7.Lois ZANISH, 70, Springfield, died Friday in Community Hospital; arrangements by Littleton and Rue Funeral Home.

MOORE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 16, 1999

Page 7.Mary Thercy MOORE (Cincinnati), 53, died Friday. Visitation 3-5 pm Sunday at the Schmidt-Dhonau Funeral Home. Sharonville; Mass of Christian burial 11 am Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Monroe, Ohio.

BECK Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 16, 1999

Page 7. Gerald R BECK (Kettering), 62, died at 12:30 pm Thursday in Hospice of Dayton. Visitation two hours prior to services Sunday at the Van Horn Funeral Home, Lakeview.

BASTEN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 16, 1999

Page 7. Leo M BASTEN, Jr (Medway), 61, died Friday at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center; services will be private; arrangements by Trostel, Chapman and Christmas Funeral Home, New Carlisle.

GROVE, LIGHTLE, RANKIN, TIPPENS, WILL, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 17, 1999

Page 10. Garnet L WILLIAMS, 75, of South Charleston, died Thursday, October 14, 1999 at 11:30 am in Community Hospital. She was born May 05, 1924, in Washington Court House, Ohio the daughter of Edgar O and Jessie P (RANKIN) LIGHTLE. She was a member of the New Apostolic Church in Lawrenceville. She is survived by one son, Jeff (Jeanne) WILLIAMS of Sarasota, Florida; two daughters, Kim (Chester) TIPPENS of Phoenix, Arizona and Rebecca (John) WILL of Maysville, West Virginia; two brothers, James A LIGHTLE of Lawrenceville and Harry C LIGHTLE of South Charleston; seven grandchildren, Ryan, Amanda, John Jr, Barb, Jared, Jordan and Andrew; four great-grandchildren; a special friend, Donna GROVE and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Tammy L WILLIAMS in 1980 and one brother, Clarence Ray LIGHTLE. Friends may visit with the family Sunday from 3-5 pm in the Ingling Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston Chapel. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 pm in the funeral home with Priest Steve Wetzel officiating. Contributions may be made in Garnet's memory to the American Cancer Society.

BURNAHAM, BURNHAM, HARNER, KITE, TOOMIRE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 17, 1999

Page 10. Margaret KITE BURNHAM, 91, a resident of Oakwood Village, passed away at 12:05 am Saturday in her residence. She was born August 11, 1908 in Millerstown, Ohio the daughter of James R and Lulu (TOOMIRE) KITE. Survivors include two nephews and spouses, James F (Carolyn) HARNER, St Louis, Missouri and Charles C and (Donna) HARNER, Durham, North Carolina. She was predeced in death by her parents; one sister, Lenore KITE HARNER and one brother, Kenneth KITE. At Mrs BURNAHAM's request, her remains will be cremated with burial in Concord Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity. Arrangements are being handled by the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home. (Additional Information: The surname was spelled two different ways in the newspaper. Not a transcriber error here)

BOWSER, FULLER, NEHER, PELTO, REAM, ROMERO, SIEGAL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 17, 1999

Page 10. Lucille Glenna NEHER, 84, formerly of New Carlisle, Ohio, died at 11:45 am Friday, October 15, 1999 at Arbors of Sarasota, Sarasota florida. She was born April 15, 1815 in new Carlisle, Ohio the daughter of William F and Hattie D (REAM) BOWSER. She was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Springfield, Ohio. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lorin W NEHER; two sons, Robert and John; four brothers and three sisters. She is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Art ROMERO of Sarasota, Florida, Mellany and David PELTO of Bolivar, Missouri, Joyce and Jerry SIEGAL of New Carlisle, Ohio, Mary and Bill FULLER of Springfield; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two brothers, Eldon BOWSER of New Moorefield, Ohio, Paul BOWSER of Springfield; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Graveside services will be held at 11 am Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at Myers Cemetery. Arrangements by the Trostel, Chapman & Christmas Funeral Home, New Carlisle, Ohio.

BETCH, CAVE, DETRICK, MILLER, POLAND, RIFE, SMITH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 17, 1999

Page 10. Mary Christine RIFE, 84, of Springfield, died Friday, October 15, 1999 in Community Hospital, after a brief illness. She was born August 31, 1915 in Donnelsville, Ohio the daughter of Forest and Christine (BETCH) DETRICK. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, and the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her cousin and care-giver, Anna MILLER of Springfield, Debra POLAND of St Paris; nieces, Jean SMITH of Miamisburg, Ohio, Janice CAVE of Springfield; and numerous other relatives. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Luther in 1942; brother, Howard DETRICK, and nephew, John Martin DETRICK. A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday at 1 pm in the Littleton and Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, where services will be held at 2 pm with Pastor Joachim K Wilck of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery.

BALDRIDGE, CARPENTER, GARLINGER, HOUSTON, LOPEZ, RICHMOND, SCHAFFER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 17, 1999

Page 10. Janice J (HOUSTON) LOPEZ, 60, formerly of South Charleston, died unexpectedly Friday, October 15, 1999 at 10:17 am in Community Hospital. She was born May 05, 1939 in Portsmouth, Ohio the daughter of Sherman C and Myrtle M (GARLINGER) HOUSTON. She had worked at the Blue Point Restaurant in South Charleston for 12 years. She is survived by one daughter, Brenda (Jimmy) BALDRIDGE CARPENTER of South Charleston; two sons, Stanley (Pam) CARPENTER of Springfield and Mark (Pam ) CARPENTER of South Charleston; 10 grandchildren, Charlie, Shawn, Brittany, Amanda, Jennifer, Mark Jr, Heather, Ashley, Shila and Taylor; one great-grandson, Shawn Michael; two brothers, Sherman (Dorothy) HOUSTON Jr and John Clara Belle) HOUSTON; two sisters, Thelma RICHMOND and Edna Mae SCHAFFER; numerous nieces, nephews, other relativeand friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Sharon. Friends may visit with the family Monday from 6-8 pm in the Ingling Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston Chapel. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 am in the funeral home with Rev Ralph Stacy officiating. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 3 pm in Vernon Cemetery, South Webster, Ohio.

KINGERY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 17, 1999

Page 10. Martin D KINGERY, 71, a resident of the Odd Fellows Home passed away at 10:20 pm Thursday, Oct 14, 1999 in his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Monday in the Odd Fellows Home with Rev Eugene Newell officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to services, in the home. Burial will follow in Royal Oak Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home.

BRECHT, EVANS, GARST Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 4, 1999

Page 20. Lois Jane Evans BRECHT, 90, of Springfield died Wednesday morning, November 3, 1999 in her residence. She was born February 26, 1909 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Milton L. and Emma (Garst) Evans. Mrs. Brecht was a graduate of Lawrenceville High School. She was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and a member of Home City Chapter No. 258 Order of the Eastern Star as the Star Point Electa. Her survivors include her son, George R. Brecht, Jr. of Springfield; one brother, Horace Evans of Minier, Illinois; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George R. Brecht, Sr.; one sister; and seven brothers. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, Friday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Friday at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Eugene Newell officiating. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery.

KNECHT, MUELLER, SULLIVAN, WHITTINGTON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 4, 1999

Page 20. Anna K. WHITTINGTON, 88, of Springfield died Tuesday evening, November 2, 1999. She was born December 20, 1910 in Germany, the daughter of Albert and Katrina (Mueller) Knecht. Mrs. Whittington was two years old when she and her mother immigrated to the United States from Germany having passed through Ellis Island to join her father in Dayton, Ohio. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and was an avid traveler and gardener who was devoted to her family. Her survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Don and Kathy Whittington of Springfield; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Albert and Sally Knecht of New Castle, Pennsylvania, Robert Knecht of Lakewood, Colorado; two granddaughters, Jennifer Ann and Amy Gail Whittington, both of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 51 years, Paul E. Whittington in 1983; and sister, Hilda Sullivan. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, Friday from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

CARLE, COMBS, LOVE, SEYMOUR, STOCKDALE, TAYLOR, USHER, WAGNER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, November 5, 1999

Page 19. Hazel S. WAGNER, 73, of Springfield died Thursday morning, November 4, 1999 in Riverside Methodist Hospital. She was born August 1, 1926 in Lawrenceville, Ohio, the daughter of Willard and Ruth (Love) Seymour. Mrs. Wagner attended Central United Methodist Church and was a retired private secretary at International Harvester Company. Her survivors include her husband of 41 years, Joseph Wagner; one daughter, Connie Stockdale of Springfield; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Dorothy and Wendell Carle of Springfield, Mildred and Wess Usher of Florida, Marcella Combs of Springfield, Suzie and J.B. Taylor of Springfield; one brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Helen Seymour of Springfield; three grandchildren, Shane Stockdale and his wife, Rachelle, Hope Rice and her husband, Mike, and Chad Stockdale; many nieces and nephews; and her beloved pet, Sally. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, and two brothers. Graveside services will be held at the Ferncliff Cemetery Saturday at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Julie Carmean officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be made to Central United Methodist Church, 102 West High Street, Springfield, Ohio 45502.

FLEEGER, JOHNSON, MALAHY, SHARP, SLIKER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, November 6, 1999

Page 19. Eleanor B. JOHNSON, 78, of Springfield died Wednesday evening, November 3, 1999 in the Ohio Masonic Home. She was born March 14, 1921 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Gilbert Rower and Nellie (Sharp) Sliker. Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Norris Chapter No. 426 Order of the Eastern Star. Her survivors include her husband, Russell E. Johnson; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and John Fleeger of Springfield; one sister, Grace June Malahy of Medford, Oregon; eight grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, Monday at 2:00 p.m. with Chaplain Keith Rhoden of the Ohio Masonic Home officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial gifts may be made to the Ohio Parkinson Foundation, 325 North Third Street, Fairborn, Ohio 45324.

FROCK, GEBHART, SCHOENBERG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, November 6, 1999

Page 19. Raymond E. FROCK, 92, of Springfield died Friday morning, November 5, 1999 in Community Hospital. He was born August 20, 1907 in Clark County, Ohio, the son of E. Floyd and Mary Blanche (SCHOENBERG) FROCK. Mr. Frock was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He served in the United States Army in World War II and retired after over 40 years of service from Navistar International. Mr. FROCK was an avid hunter, fisherman and trapshooter. He was an uncle, great-uncle, great-great-uncle, and great-great-great-uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Martha (GEBHART) FROCK in 1998; three sisters; and two brothers. Funeral services will be held at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, Monday at 10:30 a.m. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

FLEEGER, JOHNSON, MALAHY, SHARP, SLIKER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 7, 1999

Page 9D. Eleanor B JOHNSON, 78, of Springfield died Wednesday evening, November 03, 1999, in the Ohio Masonic Home. She was born March 14, 1921, in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Gilbert Rower and Nellie (SHARP) SLIKER. Mrs JOHNSON was a member of the Norris chapter 426 Order of the eastern Star. Her survivors include her husband, Russell E JOHNSON, one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and John FLEEGER of Springfield; one sister, Grace June MALAHY of Medford, Oregon; eight-grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield Monday at 2 pm with Chaplain Keith Rhoden of the Ohio Masonic Home officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial gifts may be made to the Ohio Parkinson Foundation, 325 North Third Street, Fairborn, Ohio 45324.

ATHANASSIOU, BOUROU, GITANOU, KANATSELLOU, PAPACONSTANTINOU, PERRY, SFETCOS, SOLACOFF, WOODROW Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 7, 1999

Page 9D. Efigenia Virginia SFETCOS, 91, of Springfield, died at 8:50 am November 05, 1999, in Mercy Medical Center, following one and one half years failing health. She was born March 23, 1908, in Florina, Greece, the daughter of Nicholas and Olga (GITANOU) PAPACONSTANTINOU. She was a member of Greek Orthodox Church Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and Philoptohos Society. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law. Dr Konstantine and Doris SOLACOFF, Upper Sandusky, Ohio; daughter and son-in-law, Olga and John WOODROW, Springfield Ohio; three grandchildren and spouses, Kathy and Chris PERRY, Powell, Ohio, Drs David and Lynne SOLACOFF, Wilmington, Delaware and Steven SOLACOFF, Upper Sandusky, Ohio; four great-grandchildren; four sisters and spouses, Electra BOUROU, Chrysoula And Laki ATHANASSIOU, Angeliki PAPACONSTANTINOU and Vanta and Kosta KANATSELLOU, all of Greece; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Michael Doney SOLACOFF; her second husband, James Petro SFETCOS; and four sisters. Friends may call from 5-8 pm Sunday in the Conroy Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 pm. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 am Monday in the Greek Orthodox Church Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, with the Very Rev Fr Michael S Petrides officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Greek Orthodox Church Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

CRIST, MCNAMARA, MILLER, NOTT, PENWELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 7, 1999

Page 9D. Dale Richard PENWELL, 33, of Springfield died unexpectedly Thursday, November 04, 1999. He was born November 09, 1965, in Springfield, the son of Paul R and Sandra L (CRIST) PENWELL. Dale was a 1984 graduate of South High school attended Clark State University and was employed by Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown, Ohio. Dale enjoyed being involved with children, his own and other people's, and was a Coach in the Vernon-Murphy Little League Baseball. He is survived by his parents of Springfield; his wife, Tamra S (NOTT) PENWELL; children, Donimick DelVecchio, Haley and Brady PENWELL, all at home; one sister and brother-in -law, Lorra L and Jeffery MILLER of Springfield; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Paul A and Denise PENWELL of Fenton, Michigan, Michael D and Audrea PENWELL; father-in-law and step-mother-in-law, Jim and Peg NOTT; mother-in-law, Pat MCNAMARA, all of Springfield; three nieces, five nephews; uncles, Dale CRIST, Donald L CRIST and Raymond Douglas PENWELL; special friends, Tony WARE, Matt HENRY and John BENTLEY. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Donald and Margaret CRIST and Albert and Sarah B PENWELL; uncle Albert Gene PENWELL. Friends may call from 3-6 pm Sunday in the Richards, Raff, & Dunbar Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Monday in the Memorial Home with Pastor John Rice officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may[be] made to Vernon-Murphy Baseball Leagues.

BENNETT, EMMERT, GRANDINETTE, REPP, WEBER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 8, 1999

Page 17. Vonda L GRANDINETTE, 51, of Springfield, died Saturday, November 06, 1999, in Mercy Medical Center. She was born August 20, 1948 in Zanesville, Ohio, the daughter of Paul E and Louise (EMMERT) WEBER. She was a nurse's aide at Mercy Crest Nursing Center. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. She is survived by two sons, Paul Lawrence GRANDINETTE and Michael David GRANDINETTE, both of Springfield, Ohio; her mother, Louise WEBER of London, Ohio; a sister, Valerie BENNETT of London, Ohio; a brother, Henry WEBER of Lima, Ohio; six nephews and a niece. She was preceded in death by her father, her husband, David GRANDINETTE; and a sister Marilyn REPP. Friends may call in the Burcham Funeral Home, 119 E Main Street, Fairborn, Oho. Tuesday from 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 am at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1240 South Maple Avenue, Fairborn, Ohio with Rev Manford Rembold officiating. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery.

BUDD, EUBANKS, GRIESER, LEFFLER, SHAFFER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 8, 1999

Page 17. Robert F EUBANKS, 78, of Springfield died Saturday, November 06, 1999, in Mercy Medical Center. He was born February 20,1921 in Springfield, the son of Perce F and Isabell (LEFFLER) EUBANKS. He was a member of the United Church of Christ in North Hampton and served in the United States Army in World War II in the European theater. He was retired from the Chrysler Corporation. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Laura (BUDD) EUBANKS; two sisters-in-law and brothers-in -law, Mary and Howard SHAFFER and Thelma and Howard GRIESER, all of Springfield; one niece and four nephews and many great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 09, 1999, at 2 pm in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield with Pastor James Welch officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Myers Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Hampton United Church of Christ, 105 North Main Street, North Hampton, Ohio 45344.

ADKINS, BLAKEMAN, DEWITT, GLOVER, LEE, MCKINNEY, RANDALL, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 8, 1999

Page 17. Edith P (LEE) WRIGHT, 70, of Springfield, died Saturday, November 06, 1999 in her residence. She was born May 07, 1929 in Pike County, Ohio, the daughter of Raymond A and Nola (BLAKEMAN) LEE. She was a devoted housewife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and great-grandmother, who will be sadly missed. She enjoyed bowling and bingo. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Kenneth G WRIGHT, of Springfield, daughter and son-in-law, Diana K and Russell RANDALL, Sr, of New Carlisle; and son, Kenneth G WRIGHT, Jr. and friend, Judy SHRIVER, of Springfield; three sisters and their husbands; Virginia and Gene ADKINS of New Carlisle, Ina MCKINNEY of Springfield, and Nancy and Bill DEWITT, of New Carlisle; one brother and his wife, Raymond E and Frances LEE, of New Carlisle; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several special nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Joanne GLOVER. A gathering of family and friends will be held, Tuesday from 5-8 pm at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. Graveside services will be held at Grape Grove Cemetery on Wednesday at 11 am with Rev Rick Shoemaker of the First Baptist Church of New Carlisle officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice, 1243 North Fountain Boulevard, Springfield, Ohio 45504, in her memory.

BALDWIN, FLOWERS, MCCOY, MERCER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, November 9, 1999

Page 15. Gladys Baldwin, 92, of Springfield died Saturday afternoon, November 6, 1999 in her residence. She was born October 24, 1999 in Xenia, Ohio, the daughter of John Calvin and Cora Ann(Mercer) McCoy. Mrs. Baldwin was a member of Oakland Presbyterian Church and a teacher retiring from the Springfield City Schools. She was an avid bridge player, enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading and cooking. Her survivors include her daughter, Margaret A. Flowers of Plymouth, Michigan; two grandchildren, Jennifer Flowers of Sterling Heights, Michigan, Neal (Sara) Flowers of Dearborn Heights, Michigan; and several nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family of eight children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Baldwin in 1986. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, Thursday from 4-8 p.m. Memorial services will be held at Oakland Presbyterian Church, 2327 East High Street, Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor James Schumacher officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Xenia at the convenience of the family. Memorial gifts may be made to the Oakland Presbyterian Church Board of Deacons, 2327 East High Street, Springfield, Ohio 45505.

BUCK, BURNS, GEORGE, KISER, STONEROCK Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, November 9, 1999

Page 15. James D STONEROCK, 71, of Urbana, died Sunday, November 07, 1999 at 7:01 am in Mercy Medical Center, Springfield. He was bon on August 20, 1928, in Fletcher, Ohio, the son of Frank and Rhea (KISER) STONEROCK. Mr STONEROCK was retired from Monarch Machine in Sidney, and was formerly employed by Rosewood Machine and Tool in Rosewood, and CMT Manufacturing in Kingscreek. He was a member of the Myrtle Tree Baptist Church in St Paris and also was a member of The Knights of Pythias Lodge 344 of St Paris, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1403 of Sidney, and the Troy Fish and Game Club. Mr STONEROCK was also a member of Harmon Lodge 8 Free and Accepted Masons of Urbana, Urbana Chapter 530 - Order of Eastern Star, Champaign Shrine Club, Antioch Temple of Dayton, and Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton. He is survived by his wife, Florence Becky (BUCK) STONEROCK, whom he married on September 02, 1950; one son and daughter-in-law, Brett and Sonya STONEROCK of Saint Paris; two daughters and sons-in-law, Cynthia Cindy STONEROCK of Urbana , and Susan and Sonny GEORGE of New Moorefield, Ohio; three grandchildren, Bryan (Sharon) STONEROCK of London, Ohio, Jamie STONEROCK of Saint Paris, and Holly GEORGE of New Moorefield; one great-granddaughter, Abigail STONEROCK of London, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Betty BURNS. The family invites friends to call at the Richeson-Wickham & Atkins Funeral Home, 216 South Springfield Street, Saint Paris, Tuesday from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm with Masonic Memorial Services to follow at 8:00 pm and Knights of Pythias Memorial Services at 8:30 pm Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 11 am at the Myrtle Tree Baptist Church 7020 West Sate Route 36, Saint Paris with Pastor Floyd Dallas [end of obituary missing]

BROWN, LAWSON, MANUEL, POINTER, SWANSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, November 9, 1999

Page 15. Carl T SWANSON, 48, of Baker, Louisiana, formerly of Springfield, went home to be with the Lord on November 03, 1999, in Earl K Long Memorial Hospital, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was born July 07, 1951, in Springfield, the son of Frank L Sr and Juanita A (MANUEL) SWANSON. Mr SWANSON was retired from Southern University and was a member of St Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Baton Rouge. He leaves to cherish his memory, a loving family, including his mother, Juanita A SWANSON; brother, Frank (Ligaya) SWANSON; two dear aunts, Nina SWANSON and Louise MANUEL, all of Springfield; one uncle, Linwood MANUEL of Denver, Colorado; two close friends, Wardell LAWSON of Springfield, and Delores POINTER of Baker, Louisiana; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father in 1970; and a sister, Rosa Lee BROWN in 1982. His body was entrusted to the Porter-Qualls Funeral Home, Inc, where friends may call after 9 am on Wednesday, November 10, 1999. Family will receive friends from 10 am until time of services at 11 am with Pastor William Johnson of New North Street AME Church officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. The procession will form at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at 227 Oakwood Place.

ADAMS, ADKINS, LEVALLEY, LITTLE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, November 13, 1999

Page 20. Robert H. Adams, 63, of Springfield died unexpectedly Wednesday morning in Community Hospital. He was born June 7, 1936 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of James and Bessie (Little) Adams. Mr. Adams was a press operator at Krieder Corporation for 10 years and previously worked at Koehring Bomag for 15 years. His survivors include his wife of 37 years, Sharon (Adkins) Adams; three sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Cheryl Adams of South Vienna, Michael L. and Ellie Adams of Springfield, James E. and Chrstina Adams of Springfield; daughter and son-in-law, Susan K. and Ernest LeValley of Springfield; three brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Nancy Adams of Catawba, Don and Carol Adams, William and Cheryl Adams, all of London; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Angel H. Adams; sons, Robert L. Adams, Robert H. Adams, Jr.; and granddaughter, Justin Adams. Funeral services will be held at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, Monday at 1:00 p.m. A gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.


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