Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for June thru August 2004


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VANCE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Wednesday, June 2, 2004

VANCE, Harry L. 78, of Springfield. Friday, May 28. Services Friday, June 4, 1 P.M. Zion Hill Baptist Church, Springfield. Porter Qualls Funeral Home, Springfield.

REYNOLDS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Wednesday, June 2, 2004

REYNOLDS, Roger L. 69 of Springfield, Monday, May 31, 2004. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Littleton & Rue F.H., Springfield.

BESS, HADDIX, HILLMAN, JOHNSON, MORRIS, TAYLOR, WOODS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Wednesday, June 2, 2004

MORRIS, Mrs. Dorothy, Born in Springfield, Ohio, April 6, 1911. Passed away Friday, May 28, 2004. She was a faithful and loyal member of McKinley United Methodist Church. Survived by cousin and caregiver, Mrs. Virginia Hillman; nephew, Mr. Charles Haddix and family; nieces, Mrs. Patricia Taylor, Mrs. Helen Woods and family of Detroit, Michigan. The Johnson, Seniors and Bess families of Springfield and Troy Ohio. Special neighbors and friends, Mrs. Mattie Stephens and Mrs. Twilla Murray. The family will receive friends at 774 La Salle Drive. Funeral services will be 11 A.M., Thursday, June 3, 2004 at McKinley United Methodist Church, 196 Hawthorn Street. Pastor Louis Jones, officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Thanks to Good Samaritan and Arbors at Dayton for their special care. Services Respectfully rendered by H.H. Roberts.

FOLLRATH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Wednesday, June 2, 2004

FOLLRATH, Yvonne A. 75, of Springfield. Monday, May 31. Private services. Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

PENCIL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, June 3, 2004

PENCIL, Charles E. 84 of North Hampton, OH, Tues., 6/1/04. Services 10am, Mon., at Trostel, Chapman & Christmas Funeral Home, New Carlisle.

LOCKHART Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Saturday, June 5, 2004

LOCKHART, Carol R. 79, of Springfield. Thursday, June 3. Services at the convenience of the family. Littleton & Rue, Springfield.

LEFEVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Tuesday, June 8, 2004

LeFEVER, Mildred M. 85, of Springfield, Sunday. Funeral services 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

YOUNG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Tuesday, June 8, 2004

YOUNG, James Robert "Jim" 26, Columbus, formerly of Springfield, Sunday. Funeral service 10:00 A.M. Thursday. Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

HAMPTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, June 10, 2004

HAMPTON, Betty J. 69, of Springfield. Tuesday, June 8. Services pending. Porter-Qualls Funeral Home, Springfield

HENSLEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, June 10, 2004

HENSLEY, Donald R. 69, of Springfield. Tuesday, June 8. Services Friday, June 11, 11 A.M. Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

BOTKIN, CALLAWAY, MARTIN, RECTOR, ROETHLER, SIGLER, SWART Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, June 10, 2004

RECTOR Betty E. 78 of Springfield; went home to be with the Lord Tues. 6/8/04 at Mercy Hospital. Betty resided at Greenlawn Village. She was retired from Security National Bank in Springfield. Betty was a faithful member of Lake Avenue Christian Church of New Carlisle, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry & Hazel Swart; her loving husband of 37 yrs., Virgil; 1 daughter, Patricia A. Botkin. Survivors include: 4 children, Sharon (Kenny) Sigler, Gale (Betty Lou) Callaway, Becky (Steve) Lanning & Brenda (Tim) Martin; 9 grandchildren, Ken, Shari, Mike, Lori, Heather, Erica, Anthony, Jessica & Shawn; 8 great grandchildren; 3 siblings, Ohmer (Jean) Swart, Wilma (Roland) Roethler, Wavel (Pat) Swart; numerous nieces & nephews; special friend, Velma Jenks; a host of other family and friends. Services will be held 10 am Saturday, 6/12/04 at Lake Avenue Christian Church 1101 W. Lake Ave. New Carlisle, OH. Family will receive visitors from 4-8 pm on Friday evening 6/11/04 at the church. Interment will be at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Pastor Randy Warner & her brother Ohmer Swart will be officiating services. Betty will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. Arrangements have been entrusted to Newcomer Farley Funeral Home, Needmore Rd. In Betty's Memory, contributions may be made to the Lake Avenue Christian Church Building Fund or Alzheimer's Association.

TUTT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, June 10, 2004

TUTT , Deborah 53, of Springfield. Tuesday, June 8. Services pending. Porter-Qualls Funeral Home, Springfield.

ANWAY, MAY, WILSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, June 10, 2004

WILSON, Anita A., 53, of Springfield, Ohio departed this life on Tuesday, June 8, 2004. She was born April 27, 1951 in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of LeRoy Wilson and Ruth N. Anway. Anita was a truck driver for Arnolds Trucking Company and a member of Restored Life Ministries. She leaves to cherish her memory, two daughters, Tonya L. Wilson and Tina (Darryl) May both of Springfield, Ohio; two sons, Micah T. Wilson of Springfield, Ohio and Terrence L. Wilson of Columbus, Ohio; one sister, Gloria A. Wilson of Akron, Ohio; four brothers, Daniel L. (Sharon), Frank A. (Margaret), Samuel K. and Charles L. (Patricia) Wilson of Springfield, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; one special friend, Benjamin Macklin and a host of extended family and friends. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 15, 2004, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Restored Life Ministries with the family present at 12 noon. Funeral services will follow visitation at 1 p.m. with the Pastor Larry Coleman, officiating. Burial will follow service in Ferncliff Cemetery. Final tributes are a service of Porter-Qualls Funeral Home. Published in the Dayton Daily News from 6/10/2004 - 6/15/2004.

HOSBROOK, KOONTZ, MILLER, PETERS, WALTERS, WOLFORD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Wednesday, June 30, 2004

WALTERS, Martha A. 78, of Springfield died Monday afternoon, June 28, 2004 from a brief but brave battle against cancer in Riverside Methodist Hospital of Columbus. She was born September 13, 1925 in Richmond, Indiana, the daughter of George A. and Leota (Hosbrook) Peters. Mrs. Walters was a 1947 graduate of Capital University, was a member of the Varsity "C", and was an ongoing supporter of their Alumni Association. She began her teaching career in Etna, Ohio and retired after twenty years of teaching in Springfield Public Schools. Mrs. Walters was a former member of Wittenberg Women's Guild and a former member and instructor at the Young Women's Christian Association. As a longtime active member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, she was also Past-President of the Women of the Church and women's missions. She served as board member of The Southern Ohio Synod Council E.L.C.A. and the Mad River Conference. Mrs. Walters also was a member of the School Marms Bowling League. She is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Stephanie and Craig Miller of Farmington Hills, Michigan, Sue and William Wolford of Worthington, Ohio, Stacey Walters of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; three sons and one daughter-in-law, Scott Walters of Gahanna, Ohio, Steve and Barbara Walters of Powell, Ohio, Sam Walters of Columbus, Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Robert Koontz of Farmington Hills, Michigan; two brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Myrna Peters, George and Carolyn Peters, all of Richmond, Indiana; grandchildren, Michelle Miller and Traci Miller, both of Farmington Hills, Andrew, Margaret, and Jacquelyn Wolford, Bogey and Bitsey, all of Worthington, Erin and Wesley Walters of Powell; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Paul "Bucky" Walters. A gathering of family and friends will be held by The Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield Thursday from 4-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Friday at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor William Schwochow officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1130 Vester Avenue Suite G, Springfield, Ohio 45503, American Heart Association, 2677 Carousel Drive, Springfield, Ohio 45503, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1500 Broadway Street, Springfield, Ohio 45504, or Capital University, 2199 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43209. You may express condolences to the family at www.littletonandrue.com. Published in the Dayton Daily News from 6/30/2004 - 7/4/2004.

BAKER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, July 1, 2004

BAKER, Donald G. 72 of Springfield, Tuesday. Funeral services will be 10am Friday, July 2 in Northminster Presbyterian Church, Springfield. Littleton & Rue Funeral Home.

CHESSER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, July 1, 2004

CHESSER, Ronald G. 75 of Springfield, Tuesday, June 29. Graveside services will be held in Ferncliff Cemetery Thursday at 3:00pm. Littleton & Rue Funeral Home.

HORTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, July 1, 2004

HORTON, Effie May 75 of Fairborn, Wednesday, June 30. Services 10am Saturday, July 3 at Burcham Funeral Home, 119 E. Main St., Fairborn.

MILLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, July 1, 2004

MILLER, Marilyn U. 64 of Springfield, Wednesday, June 30th. Funeral services will be held in High Street United Methodist Church Sat. at 10am. Littleton & Rue Funeral Home.

MOUGEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, July 1, 2004

MOUGEY, Roger Eugene 64 of Springfield, Friday, June 25th. Private services to be held. Baker/Hazel Funeral Home.

SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, July 1, 2004

SMITH, Zelpha L. 90 of Enon, formerly of Sarasota, FL., Wednesday, June 30. Services 10:30am Friday, July 2 at McColaugh Funeral Home, Xenia.

WEED Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, July 1, 2004

WEED, Fay 81 of Springfield, Tuesday, June 29. Memorial service will be held at 11:30am Saturday, July 3rd in the Littleton & Rue F.H., Springfield.

WEICHSEL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, July 1, 2004

WEICHSEL, Richard H. 76 of Springfield, Sun., June 27. Graveside service Fri., July 2 at Ohio Masonic Home Cemetery. Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

GRIFFITH, WELLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 7, 2004

James William Weller, 54, of Springfield, died unexpectedly, Tuesday, June 29, 2004. He was born in Springfield on October 13, 1949, the son of William F. and Mildred L. (Hennig) Weller. Jim had worked for the Springfield News-Sun for the past 15 years and had retired from the Ohio Air National Guard. Survivors include his mother, Mildred L. Weller, with whom he made his home; his daughter and son-in-law, Kari and Brett Griffith; four grandchildren, Logan, Ethan, Mason and Meg Griffith; three sisters, Barbara, Diane and Janice Weller; brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Sue Weller; nephew, William K. Weller; great nephews, Nicholas and Tyler Weller; close family friends, Marylin Theurer and Nan Gregory, all of Springfield; and his faithful pet, Betsy. His father preceded him in death. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. A memorial service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Julie Carmean of Central United Methodist Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.

CROSIER, EAGEN, FRAZIER, LOUGH, MITCHELL, ROBINSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 28, 2004

FRAZIER, Brylie Riis BR, infant daughter of Matt P. and Sonja R. (Eagen) Frazier, was born silently Sunday morning, July 25, 2004 in Community Hospital. Survivors in addition to her parents include a sister, Bailie; a brother, Bryce; grandparents, Craig and Bonnie Crosier of Springfield, Bob and Joie Eagen of Springfield, Roger and Mildred Frazier of Urbana; great-grandmothers, Elsa Mitchell and Lillian Crosier, both of Springfield; aunts and uncles, Tanya Lough of Enon, Heidi and Squigg Robinson, and Chris Crosier of Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the The Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield with Craig Grammer of First Christian Church officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. You may express condolences to the family at www.littletonandrue.com. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 7/28/2004 - 7/29/2004.

BAILEY, BEEGLE, CRIDER, DAVIS, DEPRIEST, GREATHOUSE, LEMMONS, SNELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 28, 2004

LEMMONS, Deborah L. (BEEGLE) (DEPRIEST) 47, of Springfield, passed away at 5 a.m. Sunday, July 25, 2004 in her residence. She was born November 19, 1956 in Springfield, the daughter of Grover and June (Bailey) Beegle. Mrs. Lemmons had been employed in Home Health Care. Survivors include her husband, Steve L. Lemmons; one son and daughter-in-law, Shawn M. and Kirsten Beegle; one daughter, Brandy DePriest, all of Springfield; four grandchildren, Skylar and Brandon Beegle, Chelsea Greathouse and Louree Snell; one brother, Glenn Beegle, Springfield; three sisters, Janice (Danny) Davis, Springfield, Sandy (Rodney) Bowman, Catawba, Diane (Bill) Crider, Urbana; numerous nieces and nephews and special friends, Rev. James R. Johnson, Debbie McClintock and Leslie Rae Lewis. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Brenda. Friends may call in Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 1 p.m. Friday with Rev. James R. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help defray funeral costs. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 7/28/2004 - 7/29/2004.

DILLOW, FROST, LOCKARD, MAYNARD, PEMBERTON, POTTER, PUCKETT, RAY, SHERRICKSTUMBO, STAMPER, TOBIN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 28, 2004

POTTER, George William 72, of Springfield, passed away at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 27, 2004 in his residence. He was born March 16, 1932 in Springfield the son of Charles A. and Martha J. (Sherrick) Potter. Mr. Potter was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army and was retired from Navistar. He was an avid bowler and a loving husband and father. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Juanita (Puckett) Potter; one daughter, Krystal Potter; one son, William Potter all of Springfield; three brothers, Charles (Sylvia) Potter, Jr., Gary (Jeanette) Potter, Bruce Potter, Springfield; five sisters, Caroline Stumbo, Grace Tobin, Amber (Ronald) Dillow, Springfield, Elizabeth Maynard, Palm Coast, Florida, Diana (Jake) Pemberton, Port Orange, Florida; sister-in-law, Rosie Lockard; special friends, Sandy Hawke and Ruby Kennerly; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Audrey Frost, Betty Stamper, Doris Ray and his parents. Friends may call in Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Mr. Potter's nephew, Sam Pierce officiating. Burial will follow, with military honors, in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Immediately following the committal service, the friends of New Freedom Road, 1100 Sunset Avenue will hold a gathering for family and friends. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 7/28/2004 - 7/30/2004.

ARMSTRONG, FISHER, HAGGARTY, MILLER, PENWELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, July 29, 2004

ARMSTRONG, Marjorie S. 102, of Springfield, died Tuesday, July 27, 2004 in Huntsville, Ohio. She was born January 2, 1902 in Clinton County, Ohio, the daughter of Harry and Maggie (Haggarty) Miller. She was a graduate of Wilmington College where she received her degree in Education. Marjorie was employed for 29 years as a teacher at McKinley School. She was a member of Oakland Presbyterian Church and the Women's Town Club. Survivors include her daughter, Linda Penwell of Springfield; a son, Donald E. (Paula) Armstrong of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Kevin (Alice) Penwell, Craig (Angie) Penwell, Amy (John) Horner, Mike Armstrong and Mark (Stacy) Armstrong; ten great-grandchildren, Shane (Jessica) Penwell, Brad, Justin, Tabatha, Cole, Jason (Stephanie) Penwell, Trevor Penwell, Savannah, Sydney and David Armstrong; four great-great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward O. Armstong in 1982 and a sister, Lorraine Fisher. Her body was entrusted to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home. Friends may call Thursday from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Laura Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 7/29/2004 - 7/30/2004.

ANDERSON, BIRT, CAUDILL, COOLIDGE, GREEN, GROVES, KRUPP, MADTES, NIGH, PAVELKA, SHUFELDT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, July 29, 2004

KRUPP, Francis C. "Tyke", 74, passed into heaven on Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at 1:40 a.m. in his home after a brief illness. Born on December 6, 1929, in Springfield, he was the son of Bernard J. and Rose A. (Nigh) Krupp. Tyke was the advertising manager of Springfield News-Sun where he retired in 1985 after 37 years of employment. He graduated from the class of 1948 Catholic Central High School. He served on the Human Rights Committee, MRDD, for several years. After retirement, he devoted his life to fishing, the outdoors and taking special care of his wife and family. He is survived by his wife of nearly 28 years, Sylvia A. (Anderson). He is the proud father of six children, four daughters and spouses Sharon (Bruce) Caudill, Rosemarie (Rob) Coolidge of Chillicothe; Susan (Sam) Groves and Dianna Krupp, all of Springfield; two sons, Terry Krupp of Springfield and Kenneth Krupp of Texas; nine grandchildren, Jason Birt, Brett Coolidge, Rob Caudill, Ashley Caudill, Cody Groves, Shane Groves, Katie Krupp and Dustin and Kaci Krupp. He is survived by two sisters, Rosemary "Shorts" Shufeldt, Beavercreek, and Kathleen (Donald) Pavelka of Celina; several nieces and nephews; one uncle, Lawrence Krupp; brother-in-law and godparents Alex (Terri) Anderson; Leon Anderson: two sister-in-laws, Sharon (Lance) Green and Beverly Anderson; goddaughter Nikki Anderson and niece Angela (Matthew) Madtes; nephews SPC Peter Green, stationed in Iraq, and Stephen Green; special friends and honorary pallbearers Robert and Treva Rieger of Germantown and Don and Linda Cochenour. Pallbearers will be his five grandsons, Jason Birt, Brett Coolidge, Rob Caudill, Cody and Shane Groves; Matthew Madtes and Stephen Green. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Bernard "Sonny" Krupp. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Friday in the Conroy Funeral Home. A Trisagion service will be held at 6:30 p.m., conducted by Fr. Ignacios Achlioptas who also will officiate services at the Greek Orthodox Church at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be at Ferncliff Cemetery. The family asks that donations be given to the F.F. Mueller Residential Center, 2535 Kenton Street, Springfield, 45505. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 7/29/2004 - 7/31/2004.

DAYE, EASTERLING, PINSON, SMITH, WHITE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, July 29, 2004

WHITE, Louis C. "Chet" 81, of 2007 Wapakoneta Avenue, Sidney, Ohio passed away Saturday, July 24, 2004 at 8:50 p.m. at the Pavilion in Sidney. He was born November 13, 1922 in Springfield, Ohio the son of the late Frank and Maria (Smith) White. On May 21, 1987 he married Emily (Easterling) White, and she passed away on February 14, 2003. He is survived by two step sons, Raymond Pinson, Jr. of Sidney, Ohio and Fred Pinson of Mason, Ohio; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; also a half brother and sister, Howard White and Ann Daye both of Springfield, Ohio. Louis served in the Army Air Corps as a medic during World War II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sidney, Ohio. He had been an accomplished welder and was lastly employed as a Security Guard at the Copeland Corporation in Sidney. Memorial services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. George Gnade and Rev. Michael Rucker officiating. There will be no calling hours. Cromes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice or the Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family by e-mail to: cromesfh@bright.net

GEIS, KERN, RYAN, SILL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, July 30, 2004

GEIS, Catherin, 91, of Yellow Springs, died Wednesday, July 28, 2004 at 2:05 p.m. in Heartland of Urbana. Catherine was born July 6, 1913 in Yellow Springs, the daughter of Charles and Frances (Kern) Geis. Catherine was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Yellow Springs and a member of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia. She was employed as a clerk with the Village of Yellow Springs, retiring in 1980. Catherine is survived by her sisters, Betty (Charles) Ryan of Yellow Springs and Helen (Richard) Sill of Circleville, Ohio; brother, Carl (Phyllis) Geis of Ocala, Florida; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, George Geis. Friends may call Friday, July 30, 2004 from 5-8 p.m. in Jackson Lytle & Williams Funeral Home, Yellow Springs, A Dignity Memorial Provider. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, July 31, at 11 a.m. in St. Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Paul's Cemetery. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 7/30/2004 - 7/31/2004.

COOPER, DECAPUA, HOUSTON, HUGHES, PETERS, RENO, SEYMOUR, STUMP Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, July 30, 2004

RENO, Marguerite, 89, of London, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 at 2:25 am at the Mayfair Village Nursing Center. She was born on June 25, 1915 in Chillicothe, Ohio to Charles and Madge Washburn Anders. She had lived most of her life in the Madison County area. She retired from farming (with her husband) in 1990. She was a member of the South Solon Church of Christ in Christian Union where she served for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Charles Lloyd Reno in 1998, four brothers and seven sisters. Survivors include her children Tom (Norma) Reno of London, Tim (Josie) Reno of Columbus, Susan (Rick) Hughes of London, Brenda (Joe) DeCapua of Columbus and Carol (Bill) Stump of Hackettstown, New Jersey; 12 grandchildren, Greg (Karen) Reno, Gary (Linda) Reno, Kerry (Elizabeth) Reno, Diana Michelle (Brandon) Seymour, Jennifer (Mike) Houston, Megan (James) Cooper, Andy (Mandy) Reno, Kim and Kara Hughes, Larry (Cory) Roberts, Alexandra and Will Stump; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild and sister, Charlotte Peters of Kingston. She is also survived by a host of loving friends, nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2004 at 1 p.m. in the Church of Christ in Christian Union, 7224 East Main Street in South Solon with Rev. Joe Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the South Solon Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 4-8 p.m. Memorial contributions are suggested to the South Solon CCCU Parsonage Fund, P.O. Box 153, South Solon, Ohio 43153 or the Inner City Ministry of Columbus, P.O. Box 23087, Columbus, Ohio 43223. The family is being served by the Summers Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

HOLMAN, HUTCHESON, OWENS, ROPER, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, July 30, 2004

ROPER, Nellie C., age 81, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2004 at Mercy Medical Center. Nellie was born November 28, 1922 in Russel County, Virginia, to Andy and Elise (Hutcheson) Owens. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vermon Roper; brothers, Gene, Robert and Paris and sisters, Dephi and Ethel Owens. She is survived by sons, Bobby and wife, Sharon of Springfield, Ohio; foster son, William Holman of Dayton, Ohio; sister, Lucille Kriebaum of Port Charlotte, Florida; brother, Luther J. Owens of Springfield, Ohio and Noah Owens of Springfield, Ohio. Nellie is also survived by grandchildren, Bobby D. Owens of Huber Heights, Ohio and Vicki Young of Franklin, Ohio and great-grandchildren, Phillip and Carissa Owens as well as a number of foster grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Nellie loved spending time taking care of her brother, Noah, also planting flowers and tending to her cats. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2004 from noon to 1 p.m. at Terebinski-Jennings Funeral Home, 11900 North Dixie, Tipp City, Ohio. Funeral services will follow visitation at 1 p.m. Interment will be at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens.

ALTHOUSE, BOBLITT, BOWSHIER, BOYSEL, CONLEY, HENSON, LAVEY, PINKERTON, PORTER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 31, 2004

BOBLITT, Myrtle Louise, 76, of Springfield died Friday morning, July 30, 2004 in the Ohio Masonic Home. She was born on October 11, 1927 in Washington Court House, Ohio, the daughter of Harvey and Lillian (Pinkerton) Boysel. Myrtle retired from Fulmer Supermarket as a cashier, after 22 years. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Andrew Althouse, of Springfield; Virginia and Larry Henson, of Cortez, Colorado; one son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Marcy Boblitt of Springfield; one sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and George Lavey of Deltona Florida; one brother and sister-in-law, Woodrow and Louise Boysel of South Charleston; seven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Nellie Porter, Iva Conley and Bertha Bowshier; three brothers, Clint, Jess and Elmer Boysel. Memorial services will be held Monday, August 2, 2004 at 1 p.m. in the Rose Hill Mausoleum Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimers Association, 2634 Lexington Avenue, Springfield, Ohio 45505. The family is being served by The Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 7/31/2004 - 8/1/2004.

BARTRAM, ENGSTROM, RANDOLPH, RHODEN, ROLLINS, SHELPMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 31, 2004

SHELPMAN, Mary Elizabeth (ROLLINS) 81, of Springfield, died Wednesday evening, July 28, 2004 in Ridgewood Nursing Home. She was born in Springfield on April 6, 1923 the daughter of the late Ellsworth and Mary (Rhoden) Rollins. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Billie Ruth and James Bartram of Springfield; two sons, Ernest and Glen Randolph; grandson, Joel K. Bartram and his wife, Sarah Engstrom of Michigan; great granddaughter, Anika Engstrom Bartram; brothers and sisters-in-law, Sidney Rollins, Ed Rollins of Florida, Raymond R. and Joanne Rollins, Raymond L. Rollins, Rick and Nancy Rollins, and Gary Rollins, all of Springfield, Jerry and Debbie Rollins and Larry and Linda Rollins, all of Tennessee; and many nieces and nephews. Also surviving are her Guardian Angels, Doris and Doug Kennedy and Sharon Larie and all of her caretakers and friends at Ridgewood Nursing Home. Her husband, John Shelpman and four brothers, Jack, Bill, George, and Sidney Jr. preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in The Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, with Pastor David Hoagland of the Trinity Church of the Nazarene officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. You may express condolences to the family at www.littletonandrue.com.

BROWNING, GILLAUGH, HANSON, JORDAN, LUTTENBERGER, MEEKER, SIPE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 31, 2004

SIPE, Virginia Meeker was born August 8, 1921 near West Union, Ohio. She was the daughter of Henry and Celestie Hanson Meeker, she spent early life in Urbana. In 1941 she met and married Donald Sipe of Cedarville. They owned and operated a farm on Barber Road until 1987. She attended the Cedarville United Presbyterian Church. She was the mother of two daughters, Joyce A. (Paul) Luttenberger, Goldsboro, North Carolina and Cynthia E. (Garry) Gillaugh, Cedarville; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Julia (Jack) Browning, Titusville, Florida; three brothers, Richard Meeker, Zanesfield, Ohio, Howard Meeker, Columbus, Ohio and George Meeker, Lakeview, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald; son, Larry S. Sipe; two sisters, Margaret Meeker, Geneva Jordan and one brother, Henry Meeker, Jr. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 1, 2004 at the North Cemetery, Cedarville, with Rev. Drew Elling officiating. Arrangements by of Ingling Williams Funeral Home, Cedarville, A Dignity Memorial Provider. Published in the Springfield News-Sun on 7/31/2004.

BROCK, CAMPBELL, CRONE, FREEMAN, PAUL, WILSON, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 1, 2004

BROCK, Shirley L. 79, formerly of Springfield, Ohio passed away Thursday, July 29, 2004 at her residence in Sarasota, Florida. She was born April 5, 1925 in Springfield the daughter of the late James E. & Viola Mae (Tincher) Paul. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Harvey Brock; a son and daughter-in-law, Butch & Pat Freeman of Springfield; two granddaughters, Anna Freeman of Columbus, Ohio, Nicki Freeman of Springfield; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Norman & Mary Paul, Elmer & Emily Paul; two sisters, Maxine Crone and Elnora Wilson all of Springfield; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Shirley is preceded in death by two sisters, Eva Wright and Marcella Campbell. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday August 3, 2004 at the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home, Springfield. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the memorial home with Pastor Paul Nickell officiating. Burial will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery.

FITCH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 1, 2004

FITCH, Ida-Mae, 72, died in her residence on July 29, 2004. She was a long-time community activist and past recipient of the Sprinfield Volunteer of the Year Award. Family will recieve friends on Sunday, August 8, 2004 from 2-5 p.m. at St. John's Senior Day Center and on Monday, August 9, 2004 from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. at her home in Columbus, Ohio. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3729 Summit Glen Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45449 or National Trail Parks and Recreation Department, 1301 Mitchell Boulevard, Springfield, Ohio 45504.

BAUGHMAN, DUNCAN, HOWELL, LEE, NORTHERN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 1, 2004

NORTHERN, Florence A. 83, of Greenfield, WI, died Thursday, July 29, 2004 at Mt. Carmel Health Care Center, Greenfield. She was born February 27, 1921 in Homer City, Pennsylvania. The daughter of the late Joseph S. and Dillie (Duncan) Baughman. She attended schools in Pennsylvania. From September 17, 1943 until August 22, 1944, she served with the United States Navy as Seaman 1st Class. On November 17, 1945 in Homer City, Pennsylvania, she married James Northern. She was a homemaker. In 1989, she moved to Milwaukee from Springfield, Ohio. She was a member of TOPS and enjoyed playing bingo, fishing, crafts, camping, and spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include three sons, James Christopher (Shirley) Northern, Sr., of Springdale, Arkansas, Charles Kenneth (Linda) Northern of Springfield, Ohio, and Dennis Lee (Diane) Northern of Kenosha, a daughter, Georgeanna (Charles) Lee of Mukwonago, thirteen grandchildren and twenty-nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Northern; a brother: George Baughman and a sister, Hazel Howell. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 2nd at 10:00 a.m. at the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home, 3720-39th Avenue, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 53144. Interment will follow in Green Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 1st from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Online Condolences at www.piasecki-althaus.com.

BROWN, DAHDAH, SHUTTE, TAKEDA Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 1, 2004

SHUTTE, Richard D. 47, of Beavercreek, Ohio, died at 2:50 a.m. Saturday, July 31, 2004 in Community Hospital following a brief serious illness. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 5, 1957, the son of Richard Henry and Tomi C. (Takeda) Shutte. He was a 1975 graduate of Catholic Central High School. Survivors in addition to his father of Beavercreek, Ohio include two sons and spouse, Joshua and Shannon Shutte and Zachariah Shutte of Olive Hill, Kentucky; a grandson, Wylie Shutte; three sisters and spouses, Sandra and William Dahling, Bend Oregon, Cindy and Dr. Salim Dahdah, Beavercreek, Ohio and Tomi Brown of Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers and spouses, Stephen and Christina Shutte, Springfield, Ohio and Jeffrey and Joan Shutte, Beavercreek, Ohio and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his mother, Tomi Shutte in 2002. Friends may call in the Conroy Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m., Monday. Funeral mass will be held at 10:3 a.m. Tuesday in St. Raphael Catholic Church. Burial in Calvary Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

ARCI, COLEMAN, HAERR, HILDEBRAND, JENKINS, MORRIS, PARKER, RICE, SCAGGS, SHELL, STEPHENSON, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 1, 2004

STEPHENSON (JENKINS), Martha Ellen 94, of Springfield, departed this earth for heaven on July 30, 2004 at 6:13 p.m. in Heartland of Springfield. She was born in Thackery, Ohio, March 15, 1910 to Julia (Shell) and Judson Jenkins. Survivors include her identical twin sons, Ronnie and Jerry (Rita Scaggs) Stephenson, of Springfield; and former daughter-in-law, Jan (Parker) Stephenson; five granddaughters, Traci Haerr, Jennifer Stephenson, Sheri (Chris) Morris, Lori (Ron) Rice, and Michelle (Brett Halk) Stephenson, all of Springfield; nine great grandchildren, Michael, Heather, Scott, Travis, Parker, Mackenzie, Amberly, Andrew, and William; one great-great granddaughter, Madison. Also three sisters, Norma Dean Coleman, Thelma Hildebrand, both of Florida and Barbara (Tony) Arci of Troy, Ohio and many nieces and nephews. Martha was a beloved mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family. Martha retired from Thomas Stationary, and the Mueller Residential Center. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 30 years, William; sister, Lois Young; brother, Harold Jenkins and her parents. Viewing will be held from 12 noon to the time of service. Services will be Tuesday, August 3, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Jackson Lytle & Williams Funeral Home on North Limestone by Dr. Wendell E. Hakala. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/1/2004 - 8/2/2004.

CHAPMAN, FOSTER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 2, 2004

CHAPMAN, Billie Lou, 45, of Springfield, went to her eternal rest on Saturday July 31, 2004 in Southbrook Care Center. She was born November 30, 1958 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of William D. and Betty Louella (Foster) Chapman. Those who love and will miss her include friends at FF Mueller, TAC Industries, Consumer Support Services, Southbrook Care Center, and Community Living Services. She was preceded in death by her loving parents. A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. to celebrate her life at The Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., with Pastor James E. Pfefferkorn, officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. You may express condolences at: www.littletonandrue.com

ADAMS, BANION, FAST, MARSH, NICELY, SIMMERMON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 2, 2004

FAST, Josephine M. 93, of Springfield, died Saturday, July 31, 2004 at 10:20 p.m. in Community Hospital. She was born in South Solon, Ohio on April 3, 1911, the daughter of Charles M. and Mary Ann (Nicely) Marsh. She attended the South Solon United Methodist Church. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Robert E. Banion of South Solon, Ohio; three grandchildren, Eddy and Lynn Banion of London, Ohio, Rachael and Ron Adams of West Jefferson, Ohio and Becky Simmermon of South Solon, Ohio and five great-grandchildren. Shew as preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Weldon Fast in 1994, an infant son, two brothers, one sister and her grandson, Timothy Banion on April 30, 2003. Graveside services were held Tuesday, August 3, 2004 at 11 a.m. in South Solon Cemetery with her grandson Eddy Banion officiating. Funeral arrangements under the director of Ingling Williams Funeral Home, 24 North Chillicothe Street, South Charleston, Ohio. The family requests that the giving of flowers please be omitted. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/2/2004 - 8/4/2004.

BAKER, KRELKO, NICHOLS, PENCE, SCHUBERT, WHITMORE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 2, 2004

PENCE, Alta F. 98, passed away on July 31, 2004 at 10:20 a.m. in her residence. She was born on November 2, 1905 in Champaign County, the daughter of the late Harry O. and Edna May (Baker) Baker. She married Harry W. Pence on October 22, 1924 and he preceded her in death on August 10, 1991. Alta was a member of the St. Paris United Methodist Church, and was a member of United Methodist Women and the Friendship Class. She was also a member of the Urbana Chapter 530 OES, Red Star 397 Pythian Sisters Lodge, Springfield, 48-49 Past Worthy Matron Group OES, a 50 year member of Homemakers Club of Champaign County, and a Champaign County Farm Bureau and Women's Group member. Alta is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Ruby Schubert; four grandchildren, Linda Krelko, Pamela (Beau) Nichols, Gary (Janice) Schubert and Brent (Janet) Krelko; seven great grandchildren and four nieces. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Vernon C., Wilbur C., and Waldo I. Baker; two sisters, Rachel E. Whitmore, and Ada Baker; one niece, Betty Whitmore; and a son-in-law, George W. Schubert. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. with Urbana Chapter, 530 OES holding services at 8 p.m. in Richeson-Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home, 216 South Springfield Street, St. Paris. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, August 4 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Reverend Douglas Upton of the St. Paris United Methodist Church presiding. Burial will follow in Spring Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paris E. M. S., P.O. Box 271, St. Paris, Ohio 43072.

PIERCE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 2, 2004

PIERCE, Roland "Rod" M. 78, of Springfield, Ohio, formerly of New Albany, Ohio, died Friday, July 30, 2004 at home, after a long battle with multiple strokes and cancer. Born in 1926 in Hocking County, son of Leroy and Goldie Pierce. He was retired as Battalion Chief from The Columbus Fire Department in his 31st year of service. Served his country in the Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Former member of Northside Christian Church. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Charlene Pierce; siblings, Gene, Dorothy, and Billie; sons, Mark (Shelly), Bruce (Cindy) and Scott (Lynn); grandchildren, Todd, Tyler, Lepeka, Naomi, Joshua, Zachary and Bethany; and many members of church family. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 4 p.m. at Jackson Lytle & Williams Funeral Home. 2425 North Limestone Street, Springfield. Family will receive friends Tuesday 5-7 p.m. and Wednesday 3 p.m. until time of service.

AQUINO, CASARENO, FLORES, GRACIA, MONTILLA, RAMOS, RESPECIO Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 3, 2004

AQUINO, Toribio G., M.D. 61, of Springfield, Ohio passed away at 11:40 a.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2004 at Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Zaida Aquino; his son, Miles Aquino of Centerville, Ohio; his sister, Mercuria Flores; his brother Valeriano Aquino, and his sister-in-law, Maria Aquino of Bonuan Buquig, Dagupan City, Phillippines; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Samuel and Delilah Ramos of Springfield, Respecio, Jr. and Venus Casareno of Springfield, Ohio, Alberto and Gloria Montilla of Riverside, California, Roel and Eden Casareno of Hemet, California, Rudy Casareno of Hemet, California, Pablo and Nieves Gracia of Plainsboro, New Jersey; and numerous nephews and nieces both here in the United States and in the Phillippines. Dr. Aquino was born March 23, 1943 in Bonuan Buquig, Dagupan City, Philippines, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Pedro Aquino. Dr. Aquino and his family moved to the United States in 1973. Dr. Aquino underwent his medical residency training at St. Joseph's Clinic of the University of Louisville and Toledo Hospital from 1974-1980. Dr. Aquino began his tenture as an Anesthesiologist for Mercy Medical Center in 1980. He was a member of the Clark County Medical Society, Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the American Medical Association. He attends St. Teresa Catholic Church. He loved playing golf on the weekends and tending to his garden at home. Dr. Aquino was a loving husband and father and will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 3 from 4-7 p.m. at Conroy Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in St. Teresa Church.

ARNDTS, BARTRUFF, DENNIS, DUNHAM, FRICK, GAIER, HAZELTON, HOFFMAN, INSLEY, RILEY, SCHOLL, SKELTON, STEVENS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 3, 2004

BARTRUFF, Elizabeth Marie "Betty", 77, of Springfield, died at 4:09 p.m. Saturday, in Mercy Medical Center. She was born May 3, 1927 in Springfield, the daughter, Laurence C. and Elizabeth (Scholl) Gaier. She was a 1945 graduate of Catholic Central High School, worked at Wren's Department Store from September 1945 to February 1947, was a newspaper librarian at the News-Sun from February 1947 to July 1953 and was a part-time floral worker at Eddie's Flower Shop. She was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church and a member of the 44th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Band since November 1978. Survivors include her husband, Paul, whom she married October 18, 1952; four daughters and spouses, Suzanne and Stephen Skelton of Springfield, Nancy and Dan Insley of Urbana, Lori Riley and special friend, Larry of Xenia and Kathy Arndts and special friend, Mark Arnold of Enon; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Sandy Gaier of Springfield; grandchildren, Patrick Skelton, Jessica and Travis Hoffman, David Dunham, Sara Arndts, Jennifer and Gabe Hazelton, Melanie Dennis and Michael Dennis; step grandchildren, April Arnold, Matt and Adam Insley and Stacie Stevens; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by her father on May 23, 1957; her mother on August 11, 1989 and her sister, Dorothy Frick on March 17, 1990. She truly enjoyed her extended family at Beaver Valley, was an avid crafter and loved her cats. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday in Conroy Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Teresa Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to United Cerebral Palsy, c/o United Way, 616 North Limestone Street, Springfield, Ohio 45503.

BROWN, DAVIS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 3, 2004

BROWN, Chad Blaine, 29, of Springfield, passed away at 1:55 a.m. Sunday, August 1, 2004 in Essex of Springfield as the result of a motorcycle accident August 13, 1995. He was born September 23, 1974 in Springfield the son of Gary and Deborah A. (Davis) Brown. Chad loved nature, the outdoors and fishing. Survivors include his mother, Deborah; three brothers, Gary, Ian and Steven Brown all of Springfield; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Gary in 1985; a niece, Zoe in 2003 and his maternal and paternal grandparents. Friends may call in Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Private funeral services will be held with burial in Newcomers Cemetery.

CARLISLE, DIXON, HALE, HEISTER, HITT, STEWART, WOLFE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 3, 2004

CARLISLE, Rob 37, of New Carlisle, died Saturday July 31, 2004 at Hospice of Dayton, after a two-year battle with melanoma. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born October 21, 1966 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Bob and Ginny (Dixon) Carlisle of Springfield. He was a member of First Baptist Church. Rob worked with Western-Southern Financial Group in Kettering, where he was a LUTCF provider. He was a basketball and softball coach with the Tecumseh Local School District and volunteered his time participating in school events with his kids. Survivors include his parents; wife, Sherry (Hale) Carlisle; two daughters, Erica Lynn and Lindsey Renée; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Mark Carlisle of Terre Haute, Indiana, Tim and Joann Carlisle of California, and Chris and Kaoru Carlisle of Dayton; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Liz Hale and Patrick Wolfe of Yellow Springs and Debby and Andy Heister of South Charleston; uncles and aunts, Wayne and JoAnn Dixon of Springfield and Ted and Patty Hitt of Springfield; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Rick and Sandy Hale of Springfield; Sherry's grandparents, Elwood and Beulah Stewart of Donnelsville, and Sarah Hale of Springfield; nieces and nephews, Justin, Philip (mother, Frieda), Nick, Steven, Claire, Sage, Sawyer, and Matthew; cousins, David (Kay) Dixon, John (Swee Chin) Dixon, Cathy (Federico) Quiro's, Mike (Lina) Dixon, Brian (Susan) Dixon; and all the "CAMP CARLISLE" friends; his high school clan; and his staff at Western-Southern Dayton South office. He was preceded in death by all of his grandparents and great-aunt, Pauline. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday in The Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, where funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday August 5, 2004, with Dr. J. Wesley Babian, officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory for melanoma research to the James Cancer Hospital, c/o The James Development Office, 300 West 10th Avenue, B-13-4-459, Columbus, Ohio 43210. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Dr. Kari Kendra, Dr. Michael Walker, second floor outpatient chemotherapy unit, and staff of the seventh floor at James Cancer for their love and support. You may express condolences to the family at www.littletonandrue.com. We will all miss Rob's love of life, his sense of humor, and his optimism. Always on my mind...always in my hear. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/3/2004 - 8/4/2004.

CHAPMAN, GERON, HUTCHINS, OTSTOT, WOLCOTT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 3, 2004

CHAPMAN, Martha G. 87, passed away July 30, 2004 in her residence. She was born in Clark County, October 15, 1917 to Harry and Agnes (Otstot) Geron. She retired from Morris Bean & Company in 1982. She is survived by nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul T.; sisters, Katharine G. Hutchins and Mildred G. Wolcott and brother, Harry E. Geron. Private services will be held for the family with burial to be in Clifton Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Jackson Lytle & Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Street, A Dignity Memorial Provider. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to your favorite charity. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/3/2004 - 8/4/2004.

COLLINS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 3, 2004

COLLINS, J. Robert "Bob" MD, LTC US Army (Retired), died Sunday in Xenia, Ohio. Private services will be held at the Ingling Williams Funeral Home, Cedarville. Private burial in Byron Cemetery.

CHRISTMAN, GONSALVES, HARRINGTON, PORTER, RAGER, RAPP, WILCOX Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 3, 2004

GONSALVES, Lori Lynn 39, of Springfield, passed away at 8:12 p.m. Saturday, July 31, 2004 in Community Hospital. She was born June 7, 1965 in Washington Court House, the daughter of James Gonsalves and Linda (Porter) Harrington. Survivors include her signigicant other for over 22 years, Bill Mendenhall; her father of Florida; her mother of New Mexico; a brother, James Gonsalves, Springfield; half brothers and sisters, James (Raejean) Rager, Linda (Karl) Rapp, all of Springfield, Jeff (Julie) Rager and Vicki Lynn (Tim) Christman-Wilcox, all of Brandenton, Florida, Billy (Brenda) Wilson, Springfield; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Marvalee Wilson. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Cartwright officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

EASTERLY, GRIM, MEFFORD, SPENCER, WEITMAN, WILSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 3, 2004

MEFFORD, Adaline E. 83, of Springfield, died Sunday August 1, 2004 in Ohio State Medical Center, Columbus. She was born March 31, 1921 in Medford, Oregon, the daughter of Abner Everett and Leah (Weitman) Mefford. She was a member and held officer positions in many organizations in the community. She has touched so many lives through her generosity and giving of her time. Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Gloria J. and John Spencer of Springfield, Kathie L. Mefford of Atlanta, Georgia, and Jackie L. Mefford and Tom Easterly of Springfield; five grandchildren, Shane D. Spencer and wife Evelyn, Jason T. Mefford and wife Stephanie, Michelle Grim, Angela D. Wilson, and Jeremy T. Mefford and fiancé Rhonda; seven great-grandchildren; and a very special great-grandson, Wyatt, who brought great joy to Adaline and was the sparkle of her eye She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack L. Mefford in 2002 and a son, James M. Mefford. Services were held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 27 North Wittenberg Avenue. Burial was held in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Oesterlen Services, 1918 Mechanicburg Road, Springfield, Ohio 45503 or the Ohio State Medical Center Development, Attention Steve Jones, 1375 Perry Street 5th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43210. The family is being served by The Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. You may express condolences to the family at www.littletonandrue.com Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/3/2004 - 8/5/2004.

COLLINGSWORTH, DANIELS, WIRES Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 3, 2004

WIRES, Joesph M., Jr., 40, of Springfield died unexpectedly Saturday in his residence. He was born December 8, 1963 in Springfield, the son of Joseph M. and Peggy A. (Collinsworth) Wires, Sr. He worked for Demmy Construction for several years. Survivors include his sister, Jackie Wires; two brothers, Larry and Michael Daniels; two nephews, Jason Ehrstine and Jake Daniels; grandmother, Jackie Collinsworth and several aunts, uncles, cousins and many dear friends who loved Joe like a brother. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandfather, Walter Collinsworth. Joe was an avid sportsman who loved to hunt, fish, trap, bowl, golf and go camping. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Conroy Funeral Home with Rev. David Frank officiating. Visitation will be held two hours prior. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

DOTSON, HOUSEMAN, MILLER, SMITH, WOODS, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 4, 2004

HOUSEMAN, Elizabeth B. 88, of Springfield, loving mother and grandmother, died at 8:20 p.m. Monday, August 2, 2004 in Alterra Sterling House. She was born June 17, 1916 in Fayette County, Ohio, the daughter of John L. and Cora (Woods) Young. She retired from Navistar in 1981 and prior to that worked for Robbins & Myers Company for a number of years. Betty was a former member of the United Auto Workers, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1031 Auxiliary and was an avid bowler and seamstress. Survivors include five children and spouses, Gary and Jessica Houseman, Yellow Springs, Ohio, Mike and Lori Houseman, Springfield, Ohio, Nick and Debbie Houseman, North Hampton, Ohio, Tom and Mary Houseman, Christiansburg, Virginia and Marybeth Miller, South Vienna, Ohio; a brother and spouse, Jon and Clara Young; ten grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. in 1977; a son, Robin; a brother, Everett Young and three sisters, Myra Smith, Mary Dotson and Edna Young. Friends may call in Conroy Funeral Home from 4-7 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. Burial in Rose Hill Burial Park.

CLIFFORD, COOK, FEAR, JARVI, JOHNSON, PARCHEN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 4, 2004

JOHNSON, G. Naomi 92, formerly of Springfield, Ohio passed away August 2, 2004 at Bethany Lutheran Village. She was born on February 8, 1912 in Newton, Illinois the daughter of Hugh L. and Dora Lou Anne (Cook) Fear. Naomi was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Joan Christian of Hamilton, Ohio, William Parchen of Aiken, South Carolina, Rebecca and Dennis Jarvi of Beavercreek, Ohio, Naomi Kay and Michael Clifford of Brooklyn, New York; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otha K. Johnson; daughter, Marilynn Parchen; and son-in-law, Kenneth Christian. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. Friday in Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home, 838 East High Street, Springfield, Ohio 45505. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. in the memorial home with Pastor Linda Cole officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Lutheran Village Memorial Fund, 6430 Inner Mission Way, Dayton, Ohio 45459.

CARTER, KEARNEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 4, 2004

KEARNEY, Toria (Carter) 41, of Xenia, died in Greene Memorial Hospital, Xenia. Visitation Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Porter-Qualls Funeral Home, Xenia Chapel. Funeral service at 1 p.m. in the funeral home.

ATER, BOWMAN, BYRKETT, MOONEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 4, 2004

MOONEY, Donna F. 83, of New Port Richey, Florida and formerly of Springfield, died at 4:15 a.m. Saturday, July 31, 2004 in New Port Richey, Florida. She was born October 13, 1920 in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of Herbert Earl and Augusta Marie (Byrkett) Bowman. She retired in 1983 from the Thermometer Corporation of America after 21 years of service. She was a former member of St. Joseph Church and United Auto Workers 156, Platoon Sgt. WAC. Survivors include her husband, James P.; two children, Donna Jean Mooney and Robert J. Mooney both of New Port Richey, Florida; sister, Gladys Ater, Palm Harbor, Florida; three grandchildren and 20 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph Church. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Conroy Funeral Home. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society.

DOTSON, MYERS, RICHENDOLLAR, VANCE, WINMILLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 4, 2004

RICHENDOLLAR, John W. 79, of Springfield, died at 1:10 a.m. on Monday, August 2, 2004 in Heartland of Springfield. He was born December 14, 1924 in Springfield, Ohio the son of John L. and Tina (Vance) Richendollar. He had been employed as a lift operator for I.H.C. for 28 years retiring in 1986. He was a World War II Army veteran and attended the High Street Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Dixie J. (Winemiller); two grandchildren, David and Kirk Myers and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Darlene Myers; one grandson, John R. Myers; two brothers, Eugene and Richard and a sister, Juanita Dotson. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the Conroy Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior with Rev. William Blain officiating. Burial will be in Newcomers Cemetery.

RICKETTS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 4, 2004

RICKETTS, Raymond W. 91, of West Liberty died at 10:30 p.m. Monday in his residence. Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kauffman-Eichholtz Funeral Home, West Liberty. Service Friday at 1p.m. in the funeral home.

BARNHART, CLAPP, FERGUSON, MANOR, MATTERN, MILLER, WARWICK Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 5, 2004

WARWICK, Hazel E. 95, of Springfield, formerly of Knoxville Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord August 3, 2004 in Good Shepherd Village. She was born March 3, 1909 in Corryton, Tennessee the daughter of John and Bessie (Clapp) Miller. She attended Central High School in Knoxville, Tennessee and worked many years in the alteration department of J.C. Penny and Appalachian Knitting Mills. Mrs. Warwick was a member of Forestdale EUB Church in Knoxville and Central Christian in Springfield. She is survived by her daughter, Louise Mattern; four grandchildren, Linda (Jim) Barnhart, Dr. Perry (Maureen) Mattern, Jon (Janice) Mattern, Tim (Debbie) Mattern; ten great-grandchildren, David and Andy Barnhart, Rachel Mattern, Sarah Ferguson, Alicia Manor, Joel and Hannah Mattern, Jason, Justin, and Jacob Mattern; three great-great grandchildren, Emma, Samuel, and Thomas Barnhart. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Troy W. Warwick; two brothers, Carl and Charlie Miller; son-in-law, Rev. Chalmers A. Mattern. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Thursday in the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday in the Little Flat Creek Baptist Church of Knoxville, Tennessee. Funeral services will be held in the Church 11 a.m. Saturday with Dr. Perry Mattern officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Reverend Chalmers A. Mattern Memorial Fund at Central Christian Church, 1504 Villa Road, Springfield, Ohio 45503. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/5/2004 - 8/6/2004.

BRUGGER, CULTICE, QUINN, STEWART, TUTTLE, WILBER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, August 7, 2004

BRUGGER, Mary L. loving mother and grandmother, 78 of Springfield died at 3:41 p.m. Thursday, August 5, 2004 in Communit Hospital. She was born in Clark County, Ohio on January 12, 1926 to Louis and Minnie (Quinn) Tuttle. She was a member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, John E. "Jack"; five children and spouses, Carol and Mike Riley, Springfield, Anne and Martin Porter, Bowling Green, Ohio, David and Debbie Brugger, Springfield, Philip and Amy Brugger, Gahanna, Ohio and Sue and Dan Wilber, Urbana, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; two great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four sisters, Nancy Cultice, Eba Stewart, Virginia Peters and Carol Tuttle. Friends may call in the Conroy Funeral Home from 3-5 on Sunday. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday in Saint Joseph Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Saint Vincent dePaul of Saint Joseph Parish. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/7/2004 - 8/8/2004.

BROWN, CONLEY, CRISP, GUYTON, ROGERS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, August 7, 2004

CRISP, Roger L. 57, of Lakeview, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Thursday, August 5, 2004. Roger was born in Grayson, Kentucky on December 23, 1946, the son of Randolph and Geneva Crisp. He was a member of both the Moose and Eagles Lodges. He was employed by J & K Tire Company of Springfield. He is survived by his mother, Geneva (Carl) Brown of Springfield; daughters, Tina Conley of Springfield and Heather Crisp of South Charleston; granddaughter, Emily Michele; sisters, Kathy Rogers of Mechanicsburg and Debbie (Chris) Guyton of Springfield; nieces and nephews, Tim Rogers, Annie Rogers, David Guyton and Nick Guyton. Roger was preceded in death by his father. Friends may call Sunday, August 8, 2004 from 3-5 p.m. and 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Monday in Jackson Lytle & Williams Funeral Home, 2425 North Limestone Street, A Dignity Memorial Provider. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Monday August 9, at 11 a.m. with burial to follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the family. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/7/2004 - 8/8/2004.

BUICK, MCGILLIVRAY, SMITH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

SMITH, Harold Phillip, 87 of Springfield, in the words of his four year old great granddaughter, "went to live with Jesus," at 6:00 am on August 4, 2004 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. John McGillivray, Cedarville, Ohio. He was born in Washington, Pennsylvania June 21, 1917 the son of Charles L. and Amelia (Walter) Smith and became beloved brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend to many. He retired after nearly fifty years of employment with All Phase Electric Supply Company formerly W-W Electric Company. As president of his class, he graduated from Oak Grove High School in 1935 which became the last high school class from Oak Grove. He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, formerly Auburn Lutheran Church. He had been a very active member of the Auburn Lutheran Church where he and his wife to be became the first couple married in the new church. It had been dedicated on Sunday June 25, three days before they were married on Wednesday, June 28, 1939. He joyfully served in many capacities in the church. He proudly served in the United States Army for his country during World War II in North Africa, Italy, the Panama Canal and the Philippines. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of sixty-five years, Janet (Buick); three daughters, Jan, Bonnie, Nancy and one son Andrew, seven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, two brothers and a sister-in-law, Charles W. Smith of Springfield and Reverend Wray and Janet Smith of Mansfield, two goddaughters, cousins, many faithful friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Harry (infant), and Carl. His generosity to others will never be forgotten. At his request he will be cremated and his remains will be placed in the Clifton Cemetery. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 21, 2004 at 2:00 pm in The Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. The family asks that memorial gifts be given to the Hope Lutheran Church, 1710 Damascus, Springfield, OH 45506 or Mercy Hospice, 2600 N. Limestone St. Springfield, OH 45503. You may express condolences at littletonandrue.com. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/8/2004 - 8/18/2004.

GOHEEN, MCGEE, RANDOLPH, STEWART Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

MCGEE, Phyllis Ann 65, of Springfield died Friday evening on August 6, 2004 in the Community Hospital. She was born on January 23, 1939 in Springfield the daughter of Samuel and Marcella (Stewart) Goheen. She retired from the Springfield City Schools after many years of service. She is survived by her husband of forty-seven years, James McGee of Springfield, one daughter and son-in-law, Tonya and Michael Randolph of Springfield, one son, Danny McGee of Springfield; one sister Ann, three brothers: Harold, Sam, and Melvin, four grandchildren: Michael, Ashley, Sammy, and Danielle, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Mary. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, August 10, 2004 from 11:00 to 1:00 p.m. in The Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, where the service will follow that day at 1:00 pm with Pastor Clifford Womacks officiating. Burial will be at the Vernon-Asbury Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Northridge Lions Club 4590 Derr Road, Springfield, 45503 or the Springfield Fire Department (Equipment Fund) 350 North Fountain Avenue, Springfield, 45504. You may express condolences at littletonandrue.com Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/8/2004 - 8/9/2004.

BARLETTA, CRAWFORD, FULLER, HAUCK, NAVARRO, TOLFA Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

NAVARRO, Rena B. 82, of Springfield, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, August 7, 2004 in Good Shepherd Village. She was born February 27, 1922 in Springfield the daughter of Joseph and Natalina (Barletta) Navarro. Miss Navarro had been employed at Crowell Collier and was retired from Carpenter Lithograph. Survivors include four loving sisters, Jean J. Hauck and Mary Crawford, Springfield, Clara (Angelo) Tolfa, Niagara Falls, New York, JoAnn Fuller, Springfield; sister-in-law, Angie Navarro of Buffalo, New York; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Mafalda Navarro; a brother, Frank Navarro; loving and dear nephew, Michael Joseph Hauck; brothers-in-law, Robert Fuller and Ellsworth Crawford. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home with Pastor Richard Blevins officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/8/2004 - 8/9/2004.

BARNETT, JACKSON, ROBINSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

BARNETT, Kenneth Farris 33, a resident of the Mueller Residential Center passed away at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, August 5, 2004 in his residence. He was born November 8, 1970 in Tampa, Florida the son of Loyd Barnett and Peggy (Robinson) Jackson. Survivors include his mother and father; brothers and sisters, Steve (Debbie) Barnett, Jolene Flanagan, Loyd Jarred Barnett, Angela Mahr, Kristy Evans and Judy (Ray) Stafford, all of Alabama; maternal grandparents, Eva and Mitchell Robinson; numerous nieces and nephews; and all of his friends and caregivers at the Mueller Residential Center and at Springview Development Center. He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Diane; a brother, Ricky Loyd; and paternal grandparents, Nora and Ollie Barnett. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home with Steve Barnett, Kenneth's brother, officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

DURR Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

DURR, Alberta M. 79, formerly of Christiansburg, died Friday, August 6, 2004 in the Ohio Masonic Home. Funeral service Tuesday, August 10, 2004 11 a.m. in Christian Worship Center, 3537 S. Elm Tree Road, St. Paris. Visitation one hour prior. Richeson-Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home, St. Paris, is serving the family.

EVANS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

EVANS, Betty L. 77, of Springfield, died Saturday, August 7, 2004 in Oakwood Village. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Somerford Cemetery, Somerford, Ohio. The family is being served by the Conroy Funeral Home.

BARE, CLINGAN, HARTLEY, HASTING, HASTINS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

HASTING, Lois "Jane" P. 91, of New Carlisle, Ohio passed away Wednesday August 4, 2004 at Belle Manor Nursing Home, New Carlisle. She was born March 1, 1913 in Miami County, Ohio the daughter of the late William and Iva (Clingan) Hartley. She was a lifelong member of the McKendree United Methodist Church, Troy, Ohio. She is survived by a son, Dale and Sandra Hasting of New Carlisle; four grandchildren, Heidi Stickley of Columbus, Ohio, Douglas and Deirdre Hasting of Plain City, Ohio, Daniel and Libbee Hasting, David and Tammy Hasting all of New Carlisle; two step grandchildren, Greg and Sue Bare of Houston, Texas, Gary and Kelly Bare of Springfield, Ohio; ten great grandchildren; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Hasting in 1985; a daughter, Donna Bare in 1984; two brothers, Marvin and Cecil Hartley. Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 10, 2004 at the Trostel, Chapman & Christmas Funeral Home, New Carlisle, Ohio with Pastor Jeff Burdsall officiaiting. Burial at New Carlisle Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the McKendree United Methodist Church, 2025 Dayton-Brandt Road, Troy, Ohio and Alzheimer's Association, 2634 Lexington Avenue, Springfield, Ohio 45505.

BILLS, GAMBLE, MCWHORTER, MERRITT, PRUCELLA, TURK, WARREN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

MERRITT, Ronald Dean 65, died on Friday, August 6, 2004 at Hospice Home of N.E. Indiana. Ron was born on July 12, 1939 in North Hampton, Ohio the son of Herbert and Ella VonEva (Warren) Merritt. He graduated from Northeastern High School, Springfield, Ohio. He married Iva Nell McWhorter on July 30, 1962. He served in the United States Army. He worked for International Harvester in Springfield, retiring in 2001. He is survived by his wife, Iva Nell (Sam), Hicksville; his mother, Ella, North Hampton; two daughters, Deborah (Marty) Turk, Hicksville and Vicky (Rick) Bills, Redford, Michigan; four grandchildren, Nathan, Kyler and Trevor Turk and Vanessa Merritt; a sister, Jean Gamble and a brother, Herb Merritt, both of Springfield. He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert and a sister, Donna Prucella. The funeral service will be at Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville, on Tuesday, August 10, 2004 at 11 a.m. with calling one hour prior to the service. Visitation will be on Monday, August 9, 2004 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Orbie Estep, Jr. will officiate. Burial will be at Forest Home Cemetery, Hicksville, Ohio. Preferred memorials are to Hospice Home of Northeastern Indiana. Arrangements provided by Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville, Ohio.

BALLENTINE, CORRILLO, GREGORY, MCCOMBS, MORRIS, MULROONEY, SANDERS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

MORRIS, Ruth Ann Ballentine 65, born April 20, 1939, formerly of Springfield, Ohio, passed away July 3, 2004, in Glendora, California. She graduated from Urseline Academy, Cincinnati, Ohio. After graduation, she moved to California where she continued to reside. She worked and retired from the California Department of Mental Health. Over the years she was an active foster parent for many children. She never forgot her Ohio roots, and enjoyed returning to Ohio for many visits with family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Mabel (McCombs) Ballentine, and her brother, Paul, and her first husband, Edward Mulrooney. She is survived by her husband, William Morris and her sister, Doris Gregory of Landers, California, and her brother Donald and wife Joan of England; son Edward and Annabelle Mulrooney, daughter Margaret and Kenneth Sanders, and foster daughter Donna Corrillo; grandchildren, Erin and Paula Mulrooney; Kenny, Karly, Christian, Kelly and Brett Sanders; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Burial was in Forest Lawn, Covina, California

ALLEN, JOHNSON, PEMBERTON, PRYOR, ROZILAND Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

PEMBERTON, Lindsey 72, of South Charleston, passed away at 10:24 a.m. Thursday, August 5, 2004 in his residence. He was born April 17, 1932 in Ironton, Ohio the son of Shirley and Lillian (Allen) Pemberton. Mr. Pemberton was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army. Survivors include his wife, Diane Pemberton; four children, Jacob (Roziland) Pemberton, Caldwell, Ohio, Shad (Renita) Pemberton, Springfield, Lillian Pemberton, Springfield, Jeannie (Gary Lee) Johnson, South Charleston; numerous step children and grandchildren; one sister, Joan (Louis) Pryor, Bainbridge; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Pemberton; and two brothers, George and Tug. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Krieg officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to the services. Burial with military honors will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park.

BOWEN, FAHL, MENDOZA, MOORE, SHAFFER, SHANNON, STEWART Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

SHANNON, Thelma M. 64, of Springfield, passed away at 8:01 a.m. Friday, August 6, 2004 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born April 3, 1940 in Crum, West Virginia the daughter of Arthur Bowen and Bertha Mendoza. Mrs. Shannon was an avid bingo player. Survivors include her mother of Urbana; her father of Jackson; four children, William (Kathi) Shannon and Roger Shannon of Dayton, Catherine Shannon and Rondia Mendoza of Springfield; three grandchildren, Brian Forrest, Connie and Sherrie Stewart; one great grandson, Brandon Stewart; brothers and sisters, Mcadwo Bowen, Lolita Shaffer, Jose Mendoza, Raul Mendoza, Pepe Mendoza, Pat Mendoza and Angel Moore; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Fahl. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home with Rev. Stidham officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery.

SMALLWOOD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 8, 2004

SMALLWOOD, Eleanor R. 94, of London, died Saturday at 11:25 a.m. in the Madison County Hospital. Services are pending at the Rader-Lynch and Dodds Funeral Home, London.

DAWES, FORD, GOODBAR, THOMAS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 9, 2004

GOODBAR, Roy A. loving father, grandfather and great grandfather, 86, of South Charleston, died at 7:20 a.m. August 8, 2004 in his home. He was born in Greene County, Ohio on October 2, 1917 to Cameron and Clemmie (Thomas) Goodbar. He attended Petre Road Baptist Church, was a retired area farmer and was employed by Locust Hills Golf Course. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Martha (Dawes); five children and spouses, Jerry (Sandra) of Harrison, Ohio, Jack (Jean) of Springfield, Judy (Goodbar) Campbell of Springfield, Jon (Sheryl) of Cedarville, Joe (Carol) of Springfield; 13 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; one brother, Willis (Peg) of Jamestown, Ohio; one sister, Ruth (Bill) York of Hillsboro, Ohio; nieces, nephews, cousins, and a sister-in-law, Jacque Dawes of Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brother, Cecil, Clarence, and Russell; and one sister, Hazel (Goodbar) Ford. Visitation will be held at the Ingling Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston, 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, August 10, 2004. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home Wednesday, August 11, 2004 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Joe Holliday officiating with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hustead EMS or to the charity of choice. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/9/2004 - 8/10/2004.

BENCH, DIEHL, FINFROCK, KNOX, LEITSCHUH, MYERS, WELLS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 9, 2004

MYERS, Elsie 94, of Springfield, died on Sunday morning, August 8, 2004 in the Hearth & Home, Springfield. She was born on September 6, 1909 in Springfield the daughter of Henry and Mary (Diehl) Leitschuh. She was an active life-long member of the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church where she served as Treasurer, President of the Alter Guild, Mary Martha's, and the St. John's Sewing Circle. She enjoyed her family and her hobbies which include sewing and bowling. Elsie is survived by five daughters and sons-in-law, JoAnn and Paul Craig of Maryland, Barbara J. Wells of Springfield, Linda J. and Mike Knox of Springfield, Dottie and John Finfrock or Springfield, and Cindy and Tim Bench of Oklahoma, one son and daughter-in-law, D. Joseph Jr. and Diane K. of Springfield, eleven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, step mother, Zennia Leitschuh, husband of sixty-nine years, D. Joseph Myers in 2002 and one grandchild. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Wednesday, August 11, 2004 from 1-2:00 p.m. in the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church where the service will follow at 2:00 p.m. with the Reverend Kay Glaesner officiating. Burial will be in the Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, 27 N. Wittenberg Ave., Springfield, 45502. The family is being served by The Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. You may express condolences at www.littletonandrue.com. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/9/2004 - 8/10/2004.

ALSPAUGH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 9, 2004

ALSPAUGH, Anson E. "Bud" 84, of Zanesfield, Ohio, died Saturday, August 7, 2004. Vistiation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Littleton and Rue Funeral Home/Highland Chapel, West Liberty. Funeral in the Monroe Community Church Wednesday at 10 a.m.

BRAUM Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 9, 2004

BRAUM, Barbara 68, of Springfield, died Sunday, August 8, 2004. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield is serving the family.

DELASHMUTT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 9, 2004

DeLASHMUTT, Keith A. 41, of London, died Friday evening in Madison County Hospital. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Eberle-Fisher Funeral Home, London. Visitation Tuesday from 2-9 p.m. in the funeral home.

HOLDING Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 9, 2004

HOLDING, Mary Louise 92, of Urbana, died August 7, 2004 in the McAuley Center. Funeral services will be held at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Urbana on Wednesday, August 11, 2004 at 10 a.m. Arrangements by Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home, Urbana.

BROOKS, COLLINGSWORTH, GILPIN, MONROE, REYNOLDS, RUTH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 9, 2004

RUTH, Mildred L. 76, of Springfield, went home to be with her Lord Friday, August 6, 2004 following a lengthy illness. She was born October 6, 1927 in Tazewell, Tennessee the daughter of Millard W. and Pattie M. (Collingsworth) Brooks and was a Springfield resident most of her life. She is survived by one son, Oscar E. Ruth, Jr. of Hilliard, Ohio; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Edna and Ira Gilpin, Billie Jean Monroe, Donna and Carton Reynolds; one brother and sister-in-law, Clayton and Pat Brooks all of Springfield; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar E. Ruth, Sr.; brother, Kenneth P. Brooks and sister, Patricia Brooks. Friends may call Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. in the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Home with Rev. James E. Reed officiating. Interment in Rose Hill Burial Park.

ALLMAN, CALL, IVORY, MAGILL, MUCHMORE, WILLIS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 10, 2004

ALLMAN, Shirley Ann 74 went home to be with the Lord on August 8, 2004. She was born on July 3, 1930 in Cincinnati, Ohio to George and Marjorie Boyer. She was a great wife, mother and grandmother. She will be sadly missed and the Lord will take care of her now. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Dr. Roland Allman; her children, Marsha Magill and Melinda Call; grandchildren, Michelle and Andy Willis, Marcy and Joe Ivory, Ashley and Daniel Call: great grandchildren, Sydney Willis and Anna and Grace Ivory; one half sister, Joan Wall; special friends, Betty Olyer, Richard and Lillian Charckon and Joe Patton. She was preceded in death by her parents; step-dad, Aurther Muchmore and dear friend, Joan Patton. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 11, 2004 at 11 a.m. in Jackson Lytle & Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Street, A Dignity Memorial Provider, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Entombment will be held in Rose Hill Park. Memorial contributions may be made in Shirley's memory to a charity of your choice. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/10/2004 - 8/11/2004.

KLING, LAVACK, MURPHY, SIMMONS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 10, 2004

KLING, David Oliver, Sr. of Springfield, passed away at 4:44 p.m. Sunday, August 8, 2004 in University of Cincinnati Hospital. He was born February 15, 1947 in Ancon Canal Zone, Panama, the son of Harry W. and Vivian (LaVack) Kling. Mr. Kling loved fishing and the outdoors and working with his computers. He was an 11-year Veteran of the United States Navy serving aboard the USS Kiowa and the USS Diamond Head. He had been employed as a newspaper carrier, at Mr. Mom, at Pizza Hut as a cook, assistant manager and manager, and as head cook at the Wellington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He had earned two associate degrees from Clark State Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. Survivors include his wife of 37 years Cheryl (Simmons) Kling; one son and daughter-in-law David Oliver and Toby Kling Jr. of Springfield; one grandson Malik Alekzander Kling; two sisters LaVonne Kling, Springfield and Barbara (Dick) Murphy, Celina, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home. Friends may call for one hour prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the donors favorite charity. Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 8/10/2004 - 8/11/2004.

CHANNELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 10, 2004

CHANNELL, Harry E. 81, of North Lewisburg, passed away August 8, 2004 in Spring Meadows Nursing Home, Woodstock. Funeral service Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg.

FOULKE, PERDUE, SHEA Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 10, 2004

PERDUE, Pamela Renee 41, of Springfield, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Friday, August 6, 2004 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born June 22, 1962 in Springfield, the daughter of Dwight and Marilyn (Shea) Foulke. Mrs. Perdue was employed at Interfaith Hospital Network. Survivors include her husband, Samuel B. Perdue; four sons, Jason (Joanna) Perdue, Justin Perdue, Robert Perdue and Ryan Perdue; three grandchildren, Mickayla, McKenzie and Justin Perdue, Jr.; one sister, Kimberly Foulke; two brothers, Dwight Foulke, Jr. and John (Holly) Foulke all of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. Shew as preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home with Rev. Betty Massie officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery.

ROBERTS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 10, 2004

ROBERTS, Sadie 90, of Springfield, Ohio passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2004 in Springfield. Arrangements are pending at the Porter-Qualls Funeral Home, Springfield.

BOYD, HINERMAN, KIBLER, LITTLE, ROBERTS, ROPP, SIDDERS, TORBUSH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 10, 2004

ROPP, Richard P. 85, of 259 Seville Drive, Urbana, Ohio died Saturday, August 7, 2004 at 7:10 p.m. in Mercy McAuley Center, Urbana, Ohio. He was born August 29, 1918 in Champaign County, to John W. and Grace (Kibler) Ropp. He was retired as a truck driver. Richard is survived by a son, Franklin D. (Linda) Ropp of Urbana, Ohio; daughter, Flo Ann Sidders of Wavery Hall, Georgia; grandchildren, Teresa (Mike) Hinerman, Sheri Ropp, Mary (Lee) Torbush, Michelle (Chris) Boyd, Tammy (John) Little; great-grandchildren, Heather, Joshua and Zachary Roberts, Hayden, Huston and Handley Boyd, Hunter Torbush, Hanna Talley and a special cousin, George Ropp all of Urbana, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary in 2001; parents; brother, Marion Ropp and a grandchild, Thelma Denise Ropp. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Christian Union. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 11, 2004 from 5-8 p.m. in the Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home, A Dignity Memorial Provider, 642 South Main Street, Urbana, Ohio where a funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 12, 2004 at 10 a.m. with Pastor John Woods of the United Pentecostal Church of Springfield officiating. Burial will be in Kingscreek Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Zachary Roberts, Mike Hinerman, Christ Boyd, Lee Torbush, Bruce Bowling and Gary Heltibran. Honorary pallbearers are, George Ropp and Mac Bowling.

BEECRAFT, CRAFT, FARRIS, GANTZ, HUDGIN, PIGG, STOLZENBACH, WOODARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 10, 2004

STOLZENBACH, Allou 78, of New Carlisle, died Sunday, August 8, 2004 at Mercy Medical Center of Springfield, Ohio. She was born September 20, 1925 in Lee County, Virginia, a daughter of the late, George Hudgin and America Bailey Hudgin. She is survived by her husband, Robert W. Stolzenbach, Jr. whom she married on October 8, 1966; three daughters and son-in-law, Janet F. Gantz of Tipp City, Joyce Ann Beecraft and Teena (James) I. Craft both of New Carlisle; three sons and daughters-in-law, James E. (Joan) Pigg of Kettering, Larry C. (Marina) Pigg of Fredericksburg, Virginia and John K. (Sherri) Farris of New Carlisle; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and one sister, Sylvia Woodard of Pennington Gap, Virginia. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Harold Pigg and Donald Farris and three brothers. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, August 12, 2004 at New Carlisle Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the name of Allou Stolzenbach to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Trostel, Chapman, & Christmas Funeral Home TROSTEL, of New Carlisle.

BAUM Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 11, 2004

BAUM, Barbara L. 68, of Springfield, Ohio, died Sunday, August 8, 2004 in the Ohio Masonic Home. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

BOGGS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 11, 2004

BOGGS, Sewell "Bub" 81, of Springfield, Ohio died Monday, August 9, 2004 in Springfield. Private services will be held at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

BISHOP, DOVER, REED, RICE, SCHNEIDER, ZERKLE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 11, 2004

DOVER, Darrell J. 55, of Springfield, passed away at 9:15 p.m. Sunday, August 8, 2004 in his residence. He was born September 25, 1948 in Minden, West Virginia the son of John and Alice (Reed) Dover. Mr. Dover was a member of the New Moorefield United Methodist Church and was retired from Navistar following 32 years of service and was a member of the Local 402. Darrell thoroughly enjoyed his grandchildren and for the past 30 summers enjoyed camping, boating and fishing on the Ohio River where he made many friends. Survivors include this wife of 11 years, Barbara A. (Bishop) Dover; two children, Tricia M. Dover, Huber Heights, Jessica J. (Keith) Rice, Springfield; two step sons, Kevin (Robin) Schneider and Keith (Nicole) Schneider, Springfield; four grandchildren, Mitchell, Kirstin, Zachary and Kolton; one grandson Jacob expected soon; one sister, Dorothy (Fred) Zerkle; one brother Robert (Linda) Dover, Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends may call in the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Rev. Charles Hill officiating. Entombment will follow in Rose Hill Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Moorefield United Methodist Church or to the American Cancer Society.

FUNK, HULL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 11, 2004

HULL (FUNK), Dorothy L. 97, of London, died at 3:15 p.m., Monday, August 9, 2004 in Madison County Hospital. Visitation will not be observed. Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, August 14, 2004 in Kirkwood Cemetery. Arrangements and services are under the direction of the Eberle-Fisher Funeral Home.

SMALLWOOD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 11, 2004

SMALLWOOD, Eleanor 94, of London, Ohio died Saturday August 7, 2004 at 11:25 a.m. in the Madison County Hospital. Service Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Rader-Lynch and Dodds Funeral Home.

BRANAM Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 12, 2004

BRANAM, John B. 55, of Springfield, died Monday, August 9, 2004 in Springfield. Graveside services will be held Friday, August 13, 2004 at 1 p.m. in Newcomers Cemetery. The family is being served by Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

COPELY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 12, 2004

COPLEY, Marcy A. 37, of Thurman, Ohio and formerly of St. Paris died Tuesday, August 10, 2004 in her residence. Funeral service Friday, August 13, 2004 at 1 p.m. in Richeson-Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield Street, St. Paris. Visitation two hours prior in the funeral home.

HOLBROOK Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 12, 2004

HOLBROOK, Janet 67, died Wednesday, August 11, 2004 in her residence. Arrangements are pending at the Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home, A Dignity Memorial Provider, 642 S. Main St., Urbana.

KLINE, MCFEETERS, MOWELL, WAUGH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 12, 2004

MCFEETERS, Dolores "Dotty" V. 82, of South Vienna died Monday, August 9, 2004 in Miami Valley Hospital. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 9, 1921, the daughter of Robert and Gladys (Kline) Waugh. Dotty was a member of Springfield Church of Christ; enjoyed camping and traveling in every state but Alaska. Her greatest enjoyment was traveling to Europe especially Ireland and Italy. Dotty retired from Owens-Illinois as an insurance supervisor with over 40 years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents. Her survivors include her husband of 38 years John "Jack" McFeeters, whom she married November 26, 1965; one loving son Brad McFeeters of Aurora, Colorado; two grandchildren; and cousins Fletch and Bert Mowell and Family of Springfield. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday August 12, 2004 in the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home. Funeral services will be Friday, August 13, 2004 at 11 a.m. in the memorial home with Ministers Travis Mowell and Mike Surgenor officiating. Burial to follow in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions are requested to the Springfield Church of Christ 1620 Buck Creek Lane, Springfield, Ohio 45502. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

HARRIS, HOUSTON, JONES, RAY, REED, ROBERTS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 12, 2004

ROBERTS, Sadie L. 90, of Springfield, Ohio departed this life on Sunday, August 8, 2004 in Community Hospital. She was born June 1, 1914 in Lewisburg, Tennessee the daughter of Sherman W. and Sarah E. (Ray) Jones. She was a faithful member of the Grand Avenue Church of God. She leaves to cherish her loving memory; two sons, Murray (Eyvonne) Houston and Jayson A. Roberts, both of Springfield, Ohio; three sisters, Annie Golden, Maggie Jones and Sarah Harris all of Nashville, Tennessee; one brother, Richard (Roberta) Jones of Nashville, Tennessee; two sons-in-law, Alvin C. Harris of Ft. Wayne, Indiana and Willie Reed of Chicago, Illinois; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Herman Houston and John A. Roberts; two daughters, Princess Zenetta Roberts Reed and Eugenia A. Houston Harris; five sisters and three brothers. Visitation will be Friday, August 13, 2004 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with the family present at 12 noon at the Grand Avenue Church of God, 709 East Grand Avenue. Funeral services will follow visitation at 1 p.m. with the Elder Ronald Cavin officiating. Burial will follow the funeral in Ferncliff Cemetery. The final tribute is a service of the Porter-Qualls Funeral Home, Inc.

BAUGH, HILDEBRAND, LANUM, MILLER, WALKER, WOMBLES, WOODARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 19, 2004

Patricia BAUGH age 55, of Mechanicsburg, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, August 17, 2004 in her residence. She was born July 2, 1949 in Springfield, the daughter of Archie and Marie (WOODARD) HILDEBRAND. Patricia married Rev. Thomas BAUGH Jr. on January 25, 1969. She was a member of the Wesley Chapel House of Prayer in West Liberty. She greatly loved her grandchildren and being with her family and she also enjoyed sewing. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Thomas BAUGH Jr.; two daughters, Joy (James) WALKER of Urbana and Jill (Mike) WOMBLES of Dublin; a son Jeffrey (Stephanie) BAUGH of Urbana; 11 grandchildren; two sisters, Anna Belle LANUM of Xenia and Shirley MILLER of Arizona; a brother, John HILDEBRAND of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m. on Friday, August 20, 2004 in the Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 21, 2004 in the funeral home with the Rev. Carrol Mathys officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to Loving Care Hospice 56 South Oak Street, London, Ohio 43140

CHATWOOD, CRABBE, CRIST, DERR, DURFLINGER, GREETHAM, KANE, KISTLER, LYONS, MAGILL, MCCOLLOUGH, MYERS, SHOTTS, TUCKER, TUTTLE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 19, 2004

Mabel K. CHATWOOD DERR 93, of Springfield, died Saturday, August 14, 2004 in Mercy St. John. She was born in Madison County, Ohio on July 10, 1911 the daughter of Perry and Ada (CRABBE) KISTLER. She was a lifetime member of Grace United Methodist Church where she was an organist and choir director for several years. She was also s member of the Animal Welfare League of Clark County. Mabel was the secretary/superintendent of Ferncliff Cemetery for many years and retired from Springfield Brass Company. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy TUCKER of Springfield; nieces and nephews, Phyllis GREETHAM of Springfield, Joe (Ruth) CRIST of Vandalia, Jacqueline (Harold) MAGILL of Dayton, Bill (Mary Nell) MYERS of Columbus and Ruth TUTTLE of Springfield; devoted friends, Jerri and Brent KANE, Nancy LYONS, Anita SHOTTS, David MCCOLLOUGH, Bill and Jerry DURFLINGER and Sunni-Bunni. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers and four sisters. Private graveside services will be held at Ferncliff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare League 6330 Willowdale Road, Springfield, Ohio 45502


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