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Arne H Trelvik

Cora (Fox) Sheets (1886 - 1947)


Dayton - Mrs. Cora Sheets, 61, of Route 11, Dayton, died yesterday in Miami Valley Hospital where she had been a patient for six months. Survivors are husband Elmer Sheets; five sisters, Mrs. Laura Weidel of Miamisburg; Mrs. M. D. Degler of Waynesville; Mrs. A. H. Montgomery of Franklin; Mrs. Anna Chenoweth of Dayton and Mrs. Lucy Beachler of Miamisburg; five brothers, Harry, Henry, Edward and Ernest Fox, all of Dayton, and Wilfred Fox of Middletown. Services Monday at 2 p.m. at the home, Springboro and Chistze Rd. Burial in Springboro cemetery. Friends may call at the residence after noon Sunday.

Source: "Mrs. Cora Sheets," The Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Friday September 5, 1947

Vivian Combs Moon
15 June 2013

  Hannah Jane 'Jennie' (Lewis) Sheets
Brief Illness Fatal To Warren County Native On Saturday

Following a heart attack suffered several days ago, Mrs. Jennie Beel Sheets, aged 71, died Saturday night at her home on East Silver street. She was a lifelong Warren county resident.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m., at Oswald Funeral Home here in charge of the Rev. Ransom Ebersole. Burial was in Lebanon Cemetery.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Clara Hance, Lebanon; eight grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Drake and Mrs. Mollie Pence, both of Lebanon; a brother, John Lewis, Greenville, and a half brother, Elbert Lewis, Lebanon.

: unnamed paper dated 27 October 1949
Copy from the Obituary Collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society,
406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, OH 45036-2349, (513) 695-1144 -

Mrs. Jennie Sheets passed away October 22, 1949, after a three week illness. She was 71 years 10 months and 3 days old. Born December 19, 1877, in Darke county to William and Hannah Jane Graham Lewis, she was the youngest of eight children. She came to Warren county to live with an uncle, John Throckmorton, at the death of her mother, when she was nine months old.
October 21, 1896, she was united in marriage to Albert F. Beel, who died April 28, 1931. To this marriage were born a son, Bernard William, who died in 1914, and a daughter, Clara, who with her family resides in Lebanon.
She remarried December 28, 1932, to Elmer Sheets, who died January 16, 1948.
Mrs. Sheets is survived by one daughter, Clara Hance, and eight grandchildren; also one daughter-in-law. She leaves two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Drake and Mrs. Frank Pence of Lebanon; one brother, John Lewis of Greenville, Ohio, and one half-brother, Elbert Lewis of Lebanon.
Mrs. Sheets was a good Christian woman loved and respected by all her friends.

: unnamed paper dated 10 November 1949
Copy from the Obituary Collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society,
406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, OH 45036-2349, (513) 695-1144 -
Arne H Trelvik
5 June 2008

Victor Odell Sheets (1946-1995)

Victor Odell Sheets, born in Lebanon at Blair Brothers Hospital, July 27, 1946, died 8/4/95 in Austin, Texas. In 1962 he received the Eagle Award in Scouting. After he graduated from Lebanon High School in 1964, he enrolled at United Electronics Institute in Louisville, Ky. and received a degree in electronics in 1967. He received a B.S. Degree in Computer Science from "Evergreen State College" in Olympia, Washington.
During his 4 year military duty he was trained in the Navy Radar School and served as Radio Technician aboard the U.S.S. Shelton during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Bronze Star.
He was employed by IBM in Austin, Texas.
In 1993 he entered the Audi Murphy Medical Center, Department of Veterans in San Antonio, Texas as an experimental cancer patient.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 5 years Barbara (Clark) Sheets in 1976.
He is survived by a son, Shannon Bombadil Sheets, age 23; parents, Harold and Margaret Sheets; brother James Earl Sheets; sister Lori (Sheets) Cook; sister-in-law, Robin Sheets; brother-in-law, Steve Cook; nieces, Sara Sheets, Amy Cook; nephews, Alexander James Sheets and Adam Steven Cook.
Private services were held in Austin Texas. . . .

Source: Victor Odell Sheets obituary, Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), Wednesday, August 9, 1995

by his brother
Jim Sheets
24 Jul 2013

William Sheets


SPRINGBORO, March 9. –
Death Last night, claimed Springboro’s last surviving civil war veteran, William Sheets, age 86 years, passing away at his home near here. He died at 8 p.m.

Mr. Sheets is survived by three sons, William and Gus of Springboro and Carl of Dayton, and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday from the late residence, Rev. Shilling officiating. Burial will be made in Springboro cemetery.

Source: unnamed & undated paper
Copy from the Obituary Collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society,
406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, OH 45036-2349, (513) 695-1144 -

Believed to be John William Sheets who married Cornelia E. Alexander 31 Dec 1867 and had sons Karl Milton Sheets 15 Jul 1875 in Clearcreek Twp and son Willie Worne Sheets 3 Sep 1878 in Clearcreek Twp. He is listed in the 1880 census as William J. Sheets, age 38, with wife Cornelia and children Gussie, Lola, Carl & William."

Arne H Trelvik
25 April 2007

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