|From the Greenville Daily Advocate 9/1/1934
Death Comes To Aged Resident
Mrs. Ruth Lecklider, 84, Dies at Nephew's Home Here Friday Morning
Leaves Nephew and One Brother - Funeral Rites Monday.
Mrs. Ruth Lecklider, 84, died at the home of her nephew, O.A. North,
Euclid avenue, Friday morning at 8:30. Death was the result of
The deceased is survived by her nephew, O.A. North of this city and
brother, Coleman Smith of Arcanum, Ohio.
Funeral services will be held from the C.J. Miller funeral home,
Greenville, Monday morning at 10 o'clock. Interment at the Beamsville
From an unknown Darke Co., Ohio newspaper 9/6/1939
Coleman Smith, 85, Dead; Rites Friday
Veteran Ditch Contractor Lived in Greenville.
Coleman Smith, 85 years old, veteran Darke county ditch contractor,
at 1:30 a.m. today at the Carter Rest Home, 200 Washington Avenue,
Greenville, after a lingering illness.
A native of Darke County, Smith had spent his entire life in or near
His wife, Alice, ided several years ago. Nephews and nieces are
The remains have been removed to the Turpen-McKnight funeral home,
West Fourth street, where services will be conducted at two p.m.
Friday. The Rev. Raymond Ottensmyer will officiate. Burial
will be in
From the Greenville Daily Advocate 7/16/1909
Obituary - North
Brother Thomas Jefferson North, son of Benjamin and Jane North, was
in Fairfield county, Ohio, November 14, 1834, and died in Greenville,
July 13, 1909, at 12:30 p.m., aged 74 years, 7 months and 29 days.
was one of eight children, he being the eldest child, three of whom
preceded him to the spirit world. He came to Darke county at
the age of
21 years and has been a resident of the county up to the time of his
He was married to Sarah Smith January 17th, 1861. To this union
born 7 children, four of whom preceded him to the life across the border
When rebellion threatened the division and ruin of this fair land,
North shouldered his musket and went to the front. He enlistened
A, 61st Ohio Voulunteers, on the 13th of November 1861 and was
discharged on the 7th day of February, 1864. He reinlisted on
day of February, 1864 in the 82d Regiment, Company B and was discharged
on the 24th of July, 1865, being in the service from the beginning
the close of the war.
Brother North united with the Church of Christ at Concord a few miles
east of Greenville about thirty five years ago, and was baptized by
Trobridge, and was a faithful Christian. He was a quiet, conservative
man, attending to his own affairs and strictly carrying out the Golden
Rule in the spirit of his Master.
In his death the community loses a good citizen, the wife and children
devoted husband and father and Jobes Post a brave and honored comrade.
He leaves to mourn his departure a faithful wife, one daughter, two
sons, three grandchildren, three sisters, one brother and many other
relatives and friends.
The funeral services were held from the Christian Church Thursday
afternoon, July 15th, at 3 o'clock. Sermon on the occasion by
W. Heoffer, of Richmond, Ind., assisted by Jobes' Post.
The body was
interred in the Greenville Cemetery.
RUTHERFORD REGISTER (TN) dated February 26, 1926
WILLIAM T. COOPER was born April 24, 1859, departed this life December
7, (1925) aged 66 years, 8 days; was married to SARAH ALICE BROWN December
2, 1877; to this union 11 children and a number of grandchildren.
Later he married Mrs. BESSIE HORNER March 21, 1918, to this union 4 children
and 4 stepchildren. Whereas, God in His wisdom and providence saw
fit to take from our midst our beloved Brother COOPER who has been so faithful
a worker in our church and one whom we all loved for his Christian life
in our church and community. He loved his pastor, Rev. Will Zaricor.
He would talk so much of his good pastor. He loved him dearly.
May his mantle fall on his children that they may be true as he was to
the cause of Christ. Since the Angels took my father life has been
sad and lonely, but I am trusting in the God he loved and some day I will
meet him again. (At this point a poem is inserted, and then this
Dear children I pray that the hand that led your
dear father will lead each and every one of you to the beautiful gate and
may father be first to meet you, and may you hear that welcome applause,
enter into my joy, sit on my throne. This by one that knew Mr. COOPER
well. He loved his neighbors, his church, his friends. May
God bless every child he has.
Written by Mrs. N. J. Thompson.
From The Knoxville News Sentinel 23 Oct 1999
NELSON, WANDA MALLORY - age 36, of Oak Ridge, passed away Thursday,
21, 1999 at the Methodist Medical Center. She was a member of St. Therese
Catholic Church in Clinton. Preceded in death by father, Raymond Mallory.
Born July 8, 1963 in Richland, Wash. Survivors: husband, Robert Nelson
Ridge; daughters, Lisa & Donna Nelson of Oak Ridge; son, Marc Nelson
Ridge; mother, Julia Mallory of Richland, Wash.; father-in-law, Wendell
Nelson of Kennewick, Wash.; sisters, Nancy Johnson of Vicksburg, Miss.
Karen Mallory of Kennewick, Wash.; brothers, David Mallory and Jesse
of Kennewick, Wash; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive
friends from 1-3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 24, 1999 at St. Therese Catholic
Church in Clinton will funeral mass following at 3:00 p.m., with Father
Whitman officiating. Interment will follow mass at Grandview Memorial
Gardens. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton in charge of all arrangements.
>From The Knoxville News Sentinel 24 Oct 1999
BECHTOL, MARTHA M. - age 81, of Clinton, passed away Friday October
at the Shannondal Health Care Center in Knoxville. Mrs. Bechtol was
of the Memorial United Methodist Church. Member of church choir and
guide. Member and past president of the Wednesday Club of Clinton,
Clinton Lioness Club. Ms. Bechtol attended Northwest Missouri State
College at Kirksville, Mo. She taught at Calumet Elementary School
Clarksville, Mo. from 1937-1939. After moving to Clinton in 1939, she
in Anderson County and Clinton City elementary schools including: Claxton,
Medford, Briceville, and Rosedale. Born December 31, 1917 to the late
and Grace Dupley McCue. Preceded in death by her husband Dr. Earnest
infant brother James McCue, and a granddaughter Carol Rene Armstrong.
Survivors: sons, Charles Paul and wife Gracie Bechton of San Antonia,
Dan M. and wife Mary Bechtol of Heiskell; daughter Carol and husband
Tindell of Knoxville; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brothers
Charles McCue of Clarksville, Mo., Thomas McCue of El Monte, Calif.;
Mildred Brown of Centerville, Miss. Funeral services will be Monday
25, 1999 at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel of Holley Gamble Funeral Home with
Warren Wattenbarger officiating. Interment will be Tuesday at 11:00
McCarty-Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton. The family will receive
friends from 6-7:30p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers
family request donations to the Memorial United Methodist Church.
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton in charge of arrangements.
CHAPMAN, LOTTUS - age 68, of 400 N. 4th Street LaFollette, passed away
October 22, 1999 at the East Tennessee Baptist Hospital in Knoxville.
a member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church. Lottus was a member of the Campbell
County Honor Guard. He loved to fish, hunt and all sports. He served
Armed Forces for 23 years. He was preceded in death by his parents,
and Ollie Floyd Chapman; brother Harold Chapman. He is survived by
Louise Chapman of LaFollette; sons & daughter-in-law, Michael &
Chapman of Doylestown, Penn. and David Chapman of LaFollette; three
grandchildren, Michael Brian, Crystal Lee and David Allen Chapman,
Doylestown, Penn; brothers, Arlis Chapman of LaFollette and Ray Chapman
Winchester, Va.; sisters, Ruby Chapman and Estes Lawson, both of LaFollette;
several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services 8:00 p.m. Sunday at Martin's Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Arnold
officiating. Interment at Bakers Forge Cemetery 10 a.m. Monday. The
will receive friends Sunday 6-8 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home. Campbell
Honor Guard in charge of graveside services. Martin Funeral Home in
LaFollette in charge of arrangements.
REDMOND, MRS. FRANCES DUPREE - died on Friday, October 22, 1999 of
complication from a stroke at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.
born in Rocky Mount, N.C., December 16, 1921. She was an Oak Ridge
since 1945. Fran was a graduate of Georgia College for Women (now Georgia
College and State University) in Milledgeville, Ga. When she moved
Ridge, she was one of the first town hostesses who greeted the newcomers
the city. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church
Oak Ridge. Mrs. Redmond is survived by her husband of 53 years, Jim
her mother, Earlene Dupree; son Mike Redmond; daughter Debbie Christie
husband Bob; three grandchildren, April Nitzsche and husband Kurt of
Knoxville, Michael Redmond of Savannah, Ga., and Robert Christie of
Ridge; special niece, Lynda Wainwright, and brother-in-law F.T. Carr,
Farmville, N.C. Her father, Frank G. Dupree, Jr., died in 1970. Receiving
friends will be at McCarty-Martin funeral home of Oak Ridge on Monday,
October 25, 1999 from 6-8 p.m., with services to follow. Burial will
Oak Ridge Memorial Park on Tuesday October 26 at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend
Henderlight of First United Methodist Church will officiate the service.
Pallbearers are Mike Redmond, Michael Redmond, Bob Christie, Robert
Kurt Nitzsche, and Pat Rochelle. The family requests any memorials
be in the
form of donations to the Memorial Fund of First United Methodist Church,
Box 567 Oak Ridge, TN. 37830. Arrangements by McCarty Martin Funeral
Here are obits from 10/18 - 10/23 taken from The Huntingdon
Daily News. (PA)
Virginia F. Garber, 78, a resident of Huntingdon Manor since
December 1998, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 1999, at 12:25 p.m. in
the emergency room of J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital,
Huntingdon. Formerly she resided with her stepmother, Anna T.
Bowser, at Huntingdon. R.D. 4.
Born July 20, 1021, in Roaring Spring, she was the daughter of
the late Aaron Jr. and Bertha M. (Clap-per) Garber.
She is survived by her stepmother and the following brothers
and sisters: Aaron Garber, Orbisonia; Herbert Garber, Donna E.
Heck and Eugene Garber, all of Huntingdon; Kathryn M. Goodman,
Alexandria; and A. June Leonard, Huntingdon.
Miss Garber was preceded in death by six brothers: John,
Harry, Charles, Wilbert, Warren and Harold.
She was a member of the Emmanuel Bible Church, Huntingdon,
R.D. 4. She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m., at
the Robert E. Peters Funeral Home, Huntingdon, with the Rev.
Greg L. Harven officiating. Interment will be made in the
Aibright Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Roaring Spring.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. tonight and
from 9 a.m. until the hour of the service on Tuesday.
Joseph J. Williams, 73, of Chambersburg, died Wednesday,
Oct.13, 1999, at the Chambersburg Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, the forrner Marcella Covert, who
is a native of Orbisonia. They celebrated their 44th wedding
anniversary July 23, 1999.
Also surviving is a son, Craig, of Chambersburg, and two
daughters, Lisa Stay man of Chambersburg and Ginine Jordan of
Fairfield. One granddaughter survives.
Also surviving is a sister, Delores Raubinger of Rosedale,
Mr. Williams worked in electron-ics for the U.S. Government,
He was a Navy veteran of World War II.
He was a member of the Park Avenue United Methodist Church,
Chambersburg. He also held memberships in the Masons General
Chambers Lodge No.801 F&AM; Izaak Walton League of. America,
Inc.; National Association of Retired Federal Employees;
and was a long-time choir member of the Park Avenue United
Methodist Church in Chambersburg. He was an avid fisherman.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, Oct.21, at 7 p.m., in
the Park Avenue United Methodist Church, 1140 Edgar Ave.,
Cham-bersburg, with the Rev. Robert Taylor officiating. There
will be no viewing or visitation.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Park Avenue United
Methodist Church, 1140 Edgar Ave.,
Chambersburg, Pa. 17201; or the Bible Release Time/Camp
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the
Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg.
Charles T. Brechbiel, 92, former-ly of Mapleton, R.D., died at
7 a.m. Monday, Oct.18, 1999, at Hunting-don Manor, Huntingdon.
Born Dec.18, 1906, in Greencastle, R.D., he was the son of the
late David and Effie (Wellech) Brechhiel. He was united in
marriage to Zola V. Varner Nov.22, 1928, in. Cumberland, Md.
Mrs. Brechbiel preceded him in death April 16, 1998.
Surviving are three children: Velma Hardy and Duane Brechbiel,
both of Mapleton, R.D.; and Joyce Ford, Saltillo. Many
grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.
Mr. Brechbiel is survived by a sister, Rhoda Wolford, and a
brother, David Brechbiel, both of Greencastle.
Eight brothers and four sisters preceded him in death.
He was a member of the Beech Run Church of the Brethren,
Mapleton, R.D., where he was a trustee, deacon and Sunday
School teacher for over 40 years.
During his life, Mr. Brechbiel was employed by Harbison-Walker
Refractories, Mount Union, for over 43 years, retiring in
1971. He was also a farmer.
Funeral services will he held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at
the Beech Run Church of the Brethren,
Mapleton, R.D., with the Rev. David Ortt officiating.
Interment will be made in the Bowman's
Chapel Cemetery, Mapleton, R.D.
Friends may call at the Robert I. McClain Funeral Home,
Cassville, from 7 until 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, and at the
church from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may he made to the
Beech Run Church of the Brethren, R.D. 1,
Mapleton, Pa. 17052.
Anna Grace Wible, 77, of the Blair House, 600 Penn St.,
Huntingdon, died Monday, Oct.18, 1999, at 12:15 p.m., at the
Altoona Hospital, Altoona, following a brief illness.
Born Feb.10, 1922, at the family home in Penn Township, she
was the daughter of the late Arthur P. and Mabel (Hoover)
Hess. She married Floyd Benjamin Wible July 4, 1946, at the
Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Huntingdon. He
preceded her in death May 10, 1982.
Mrs. Wible is survived by three sons: Dennis F. Wible, Fort
Myers, Fla.; and Kevin A. Wible and Joey
D. Wible, both of Huntingdon. There are eight grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren,
Also surviving are three brothers and two sisters: Max W.
Hess, Walter G. Hess, Merle Hess and Catherine H. Cissel, all
of Hesston, and Mrs. Roy (Peggy) Bigelow, Williamsburg, Va.
She was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters: Paul
Hess, Margaret Mills and Eleanor Keller.
Mrs. Wible began working for Mead School and Office Products
May 11, 1966. She was employed in production as a spiral
inserter. She retired May 1, 1984, after 18 years of service.
She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ,
She was an active member of the Smithfield Fire Company and
its auxiliary and was a cook for fire company dinners,
banquets and functions for many years. She had been recognized
on several occasions for her hard work and dedication to the
She attended the Hesston Grade School and graduated from
Huntingdon High School in 1941.
She had been a lifetime resident of Huntingdon County. Prior
to moving to the Blair House five years ago, she had lived on
Pike Street in Smithfield since her marriage.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at
the Cutright-Speck Funeral Home, Ridge Road and Juniata
Avenue, Smithfield, Huntingdon. with the Rev. Edward S.
Gobrecht officiating. Interment will be made in the Huntingdon
Friends may call at the funeral home ftom 7 until 9 p.m.
Huldah C. Zook, 89, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, formerly
of Valley View Village. died at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
17,1999, at Valley View Haven.
Born Aug.26, 1910, in Airydale, she was the daughter of the
late James L. and Susie (Peight) Mateer. Her husband, Raymond
C. Zook, whom she married Aug. 1, 1935, died Nov. 26, 1991.
Surviving are a son, Robert R. Zook of Columbus, Ohio, and a
sister, Mrs. James (Hazel) Allison of Belleville.
Also surviving are two granddaughters and three
Mrs. Zook was preceded in death by six brothers and sisters:
Blaine Mateer, Rush Mateer, Charles Mateer, Raymond Mateer,
Esther Brown and Ruth Brenneman.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Zook was a member of Allensville Presbyterian Church and
also was a past worthy member of Chrysanthemum Chapter 114
Order of the Eastern Star, Gaylord, Mich.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct.21, at 10:30 a.m.
at the Allensville Presbyterian Church, Allensville, with the
Rev. Erie Renno officiating. Interment will be in Allensville
Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services
Thursday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Allensville
Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 157, Allensville, Pa. 17002.
Funeral arangements are under the direction of the Donald E.
Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville.
Isabelle (Miller) Weiler, 87, of Huntingdon. R.D. 2, died
Monday. Oct.18, 1999. at 5:45 a.m., at the University Park
Nursing Center, State College. She had been in failing health
for the past six months.
Born June 17, 1912 in Miller Township, Huntingdon County, she
was the daughter of the late James G. and Ruth (Bell) Miller.
She is survived by a son, James M. Weiler of Bedford, and
Also surviving is a sister, Laura B. Miller, Huntingdon. R.D.
Two sisters, Charlotte Miller and Anna C. Miller, preceded her
Mrs. Weiler was a member of the Manor Hill United Methodist
Church, Huntingdon, R.D. 2, where she was a member of the Do
For Others Sunday School Class and a charter member of the
United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Donation
Mrs. Weiler was a homemaker.
She attended the Sunmmit School in Miller Township and the
McAlevys Fort High School. She was a 1930 graduate of the
Petersburg Vocational High School.
She had been a reident of Huntingdon county since birth.
She enjoyed needlework and reading.
A funeral service will be held at the John B. Brown Funeral
Home, Huntingdon, Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m., with the Rev.
Shirley J. Russell officiating, assisted by the Rev. William
W. Kauffman. Interment will be made in the Mooresville
Cemetery. Petersburg. R.D. 1.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. tonight and
from 9 a.m. until the hour of the service on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Manor Hill United
Methodist Church, and forwarded to
R.D. 1, Box 218, Petersburg. Pa.
Laura M. Holden, 85, formerly of Mapleton, R.D., died at 1:20
a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, at the Woodland Retirement
Born Feb. 7, 1914, in Wood, she was the daughter of the late
Emory E. and Margaret (Hollibaugh) Everhart. She was united in
marriage to Michael J. Holden May 24, 1941. Mr. Holden
preceded her in death Aug. 5, 1995.
Three daughters survive: Geraldine Eberly, Selinsgrove;
Carolyn Reddig, Shippensburg; and Linda Copenhaver, York.
There are four grandchildren and two great-grand children.
The last surviving member of her immediate family, she was
preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. Holden was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church,
Shade Gap, R.D., the Ladies Guild of the Church; Frances
Rebekah Lodge, Three Springs; and the Three Springs Senior
She was a homemaker.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct.22, at
the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, with the Rev.
George Koharchik officiating. Interment will be made in St.
Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Shade Gap, R.D. Friends may call at
the funeral home from 7 until 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m.
until the hour of the service Fri-day.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary's Catholic
Church, R.D. Shade Gap, Pa. 17255; or the Woodland Retirement
Center, P.O. Box 280, Orbisonia, Pa. 17243.
Hazel E. Hosband, 93, formerly of Tyrone. died Monday, Oct.
18, 1999, at Beverly Healthcare-Hillview, Altoona.
Born Jan. 18, 1906, in Tyrone, she was the daughter of
Theodore and Margaret (Hand) Stonebraker. She married Elmer M.
Hosband Sept.10, 1924, in Tyrone. He preceded her in death
Surviving are two daughters, Jane Snyder, Tyrone; and Shirley
Teeters, Grazierville; and a son, Robert A. Hosband,
Bellemeade. There are 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren
and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
One sister, Pauline Miller of Bozeman, Mont., and a brother
Lamont Stonebraker of Baden, sur-vive.
Four brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.
Mrs. Hosband was a member of the First Assembly of God Church,
Tyrone; the Tyrone Golden Age Club; and the Woman's Missionary
Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct.22, at 2 p.m., at
the Feller Memorial Home with the Rev. William Glunt
officiating. Interment will be made in the Blair Memorial
Friends will be received at the memorial home Thursday, from 2
until 4 p.m. and Friday ftom 1 p.m. until the hour of the
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Assembly of
God Church, 12th St. and Blair Ave.,
Tyrone, Pa. 16686; or to the Home Nursing Agency Hospice, 201
Chestnut Ave., Altoona, Pa. 16603-0352.
Dr. James E. Witt, 61, of Burnt Cabins, died at 1 a.m. Tueday,
Oct. 19, 1999, at Harrisburg General
Hospital. Harrisburg, following a heart attack.
Born June 13, 1938, in Johnstown, Cambria County, he was the
son of the late James F. Witt and Virginia I. (Newcomer) Witt
who survives in Johnstown. He married Judith R. Mathias, May
In addition to his wife and moth-er, he is survived by a
sister, Jenny Hench of Huble'sburg.
Dr. Witt was a member of the Church of the Brethren, New
Paris, and he attended the Burnt Cabins Presbyterian Church,
He was a staff member of the Fulton County Medical Center for
29 years; former chief of staff at the Fulton County Medical
Center; member of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical
Association; was currently on the board of directors for the
Community State Bank of Orbisonia; and was a former faculty
member at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Witt graduated from the Chestnut Ridge High School and
received his bachelor of science degree in chemistry and
master's degree in education from the Indiana University of
Pennsylvania. He received his osteopathic degree from the
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and served his
internship at Doctors Hospital, Erie
He then went into private practice at Spring Run. In 1970, he
taught clinical medicine and was director of Rural Clinics at
the Philadelphia College or Osteopathic Medicine from 1973
In 1980, he opened a private practice in McConnellsburg. In
May 1998, he became a part-time instructor at the Philadelphia
College of Osteopathic Medicine.
He was also involved in farming since 1964.
Religious services will be held at the Sipes Funeral Home,
Inc., Harrisonville, Friday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m., with Pastor
Belvy White officiating. Interment will be made in the Burnt
Cabins Presbyterian Cemetery, Burnt Cabins.
A visitation will be held Thursday, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m at
the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Evangel Assembly of
God Church, 411 North Fourth St., McConnellsburg, Pa. 17233,
for restoration of the log cabins across the street from Dr.
Michael R. Welsh, 56, of Rockhill Furnace, died at 10:37 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct.19, 1999, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital,
Born Nov. 5, 1942, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late
James and Mary K. (O'Connell) Welsh. He was united in marriage
to the former Carolyn D. Rogers July 3, 1965, at Glenside.
Along with Mrs. Welsh, he is sur-vived by the following
children: Dee Romberger, Harrisburg; Patti
Clugston, Chambersburg; Alex Welsh, Suzanne Welsh, David
Welsh, Marcus Welsh, Ashley
Welsh and Omar Welsh, all at home. There are three grandsons.
One sister, Celeste Gross of Warrington, also survives.
Mr. Welsh was a member of the Orbisonia Presbyterian Church.
He had also been a member of the Orbisonia-Rockhill Volunteer
Fire Company and Ambulance Division. He coached Little League
Baseball and was a coach for the Little Ladies Softball team
He retired in 1993 from Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg,
after 24 years of service.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct.23, at
the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, with the Rev.
Horace Derr officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer
Society, Box 150, Huntingdon, Pa. 16652.
Raymond Edward Carberry, 59, of Baltimore, Md., formerly of
Dudley, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct.20, 1999, at the
University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore.
Born Aug. 6, 1940, in Hunting-don, he was the son of the late
Mary Almeda Carberry and the stepson of the late John K.
He is survived by four children: Dawn (Carberry) Bowman,
Everett; Sundareen Carberry, Loysburg; and
Rodney and Keith Carberry, both of Harrisburg. There are two
One sister, Patricia Holbrook of Parkton, Md., also survives.
Most recently, Mr. Carberry was employed as an airline crew
driver by Triple Crown Transportation.
He was an avid softball player and racoon hunter. He also
enjoyed baseball, NASCAR and was a Dale Earnhardt fan.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, at 10 a.m.,
at the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home, Broad Top, with the Rev.
Patrick Leahey officiating. Interment will be made in the IOOF
Cemetery, Broad Top.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday, from 7 until 9
Virginia (Gump) Varner, 87, of 106 Prendergast Extension,
Huntingdon, died Wednesday, Oct.20, 1999, at 7:15 a.m., at
J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon.
Born Oct.16, 1912, in Bedford County, she was the daughter of
William A. Sr. and Georgia (Zembower) Gump. She married Robert
J. Varner Sept. 3, 1946. in Washington, D.C. Mr. Varner
survives at home.
One son, Robert J. Decker of Sarasota, Fla., survives, along
with seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Varner is survived by a brother and three sisters. Elwood
T. Gump, Huntingdon; Mrs. Jasper
(Lois) Hare, Valencia; Mrs. William E. (Betty) Cox, Somerset;
and Mrs. Hany E. (Dorothy) Hanks, Everett:
Two brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.
Mrs. Varner was of the Protestant faith.
She was a life member of the auxiliary to the Frank P. Hommon
Post No.24. American Legion; the Standing Stone Post No. 1754,
VFW auxiliary; and the Women of the Moose Lodge. No.220, all
She retired in 1979 from the National Institute of Health in
Bethesda, Md.:where she served as travel consultant for the
medical staff. Following her retirement, Mrs. Varner was
employed by the Seventh Day Adventist Hospital in Tacoma Park,
Md., for four years as an employee benefits specialist.
She was a 1931 graduate of Huntingdon High School and
attended numerous post-secondary courses while employed by the
National Institute of Health.
She had lived at her current residence since 1990.
She enjoyed working.with flowers.
A funeral service will be held at the John B. Brown Funeral
Home, 417 Washington St., Huntingdon, Friday, Oct.22, at 1
p.m., with the Rev. Dr. Thomas C. Coleman offici-ating.
Interment will be made in the Everett Cemetery, Everett.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. tonight and
from noon until the hour of the service on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
Huntingdon County Humane Society, R.D. 3, Box. 218-A,
Huntingdon, Pa. 16652.
Marjorie E. Danielak, 66, formerly of Alexandria, died
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, in Detroit, Mich., following an
Born Sept.26, 1933, in Alexandria, she was the daughter of
John and Alberta Carolus. Mrs. Carolus survives in Huntingdon.
She was united in marriage to Raymond Danielak Sept.10, 1960.
He preceded her in death March 1992.
Surviving are seven children: Cindy Birdwell, Washington,
Mich.; Donna Paviani, Rochester Hills, Mich.; Cathy Berroa,
Tampa, Fla.; Ronald Danielak, Joseph Danielak, David Danielak
and Timothy Danielak, all of Detroit, Mich.
There are eight grandchildren.
Mrs. Danielak is survived by five siblings: James Carolus,
Laura Patterson and Roberta Port, all of Huntingdon; Robert
Carolus, Petersburg; and Harvey Carolus, Alexandria.
Mrs. Danielak was a graduate of the Juniata Valley High
School, Class of 1952. She attended the Nyack Bible College in
New York and later made her home in Detroit, Mich. She was a
long-time member of the Highland Park Baptist Church in
Highland Park, Mich.
Richard "Dick" Meck Sr., 64, of James Creek, R.D. 1, died
unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, at 5:30 a.m., at his
Born July 15, 1935, in Six Mile Run, he was the son of the
late Lorenzo and Margaret (Clark) Meck. He married Durlene M.
Schaffer Aug.25, 1956, in Round Knob Church of God. The Rev.
Daniel Brumbaugh officiated at the
Mrs. Meck survives at home, along with the following children:
Vickie Lynn Kormanic, Erie; Monea Lorie Fortunato,
Brackettville, Texas; Richard Gregory Meck, Huntingdon; and
Daniel John Meck, James Creek. There are four grandchildren.
Two brothers and a sister also survive: Lorenzo Meck, Six Mile
Run; Don J. Meek, Chambersburg; and Jane Willison, Saxton,
An infant brother preceded him in death.
Mr. Meck was a member of the Round Knob Church of God.
He was a 1953 graduate of the Saxton-Liberty High School; a
1957 graduate of Shippensburg State Teachers College; and
received his master's degree in education from Penn State.
He was a member of PSEA and the Pennsylvania Retired Teachers
Association. He retired in 1989 after 33 years of service at
the Hollidays-burg Junior High School, where he taught
He started working for the New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co.
when he was 16, and worked there every summer. Between
1990-1998, he worked there full-time in the concrete paving
division. He also owned and operated the D&D Sta-bles and Tack
Shop in James Creek for the past 34 years.
He was an avid fisherman and hunter.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct.23, at 1 p.m.,
at the D. Ronald Long Funeral Chapel, Saxton, with the Rev.
James Thomas officiating. Interment will be made at the
convenience of the family.
Friends may call at the chapel Saturday from noon until the
hour of the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the wildlife
organization of the donor's choice or to the American Heart
Leonard L. Wertz, 42, of 26 W. Garber St., Mount Union, died
at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday Oct 20, 1999, in Gregg township, Centre
Born May 15, 1957, in Chambersburg, he was the son of Lloyd
and Violet (Hardy) Wertz, who survive at McVeytown, R.D. 1. He
married Cathy L. Bair April 19, 1975, in Huntingdon.
Mrs. Wertz survives in Huntingdon, along with two sons, Corey
A. Wertz of Mount Union and Andrew
J. Wertz of Zullinger. There is one grandson.
The following brothers and sisters survive: Stanley Wertz and
Mrs. John (Connie) Stimely, both of
McVeytown, R.D. 1; Mrs. Tom (Denise) Leonard, Yeagertown; Jeff
Wertz, Huntingdon. and Tom Wertz, Newton Hamilton.
Mr. Wertz was associated with the Kingdom Hall Jehovah's
He was a carpenter and member of the 1ocal Union 2274,
Pittsburgh. He was currently employed by Dick Corporation in
Mr. Wertz was a PIAA umpire and referee for baseball, softball
and wrestling. He enjoyed playing tennis and golf.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct.23, at
the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev.
George "Buddy" Baird officiating. Interment will be made in
the Mount Union Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home tonight, from 5 until 9
p.m. and after 9 a.m. Saturday until the hour of the service.
James R. McKnight, 28, of 148 Victor St., Hummelstown, died
Saturday, Oct 16, 1999, at his home.
Born Nov.23. 1970, in Hershey, he was the son of James F and
Jean (Delaney) McKnight, who were both formerly of Mount
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Chris
D. Dunkle of Hummelstown.
He was employed as a train coordinator by Parsec, Inc.,
Harrisburg. He was a 1989 graduate of Lower Dauphin High
School and a 1991 graduate of the Thompson Institute.
Memorial services were held Oct.19 in Hummelstown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart
Association, 1019 Momma Rd., Suite 200, Wormleysburg, PA
From The Knoxville News Sentinel 25 Oct 1999
BURNETTE, TRAVIS E. - age 60, of LaFollette, passed away Saturday, October
23, at his home. Preceded in death by parents, Everette Roy & Stella
Stanford Burnette. He was retired after 20 years service from Martin
Y-12 Plant. Member of FOE #4363. Survivors: wife, Penny Burnette of
LaFollette; son, Gary Burnette, of Cumberland, Md.; stepson, Frank
LaFollette; daughter, Lisa Burnette of Cumberland, Md.; stepdaughter,
Kispert of LaFollette; 4 grandchildren; sisters Carolyn Burnette of
LaFollette, Brenda Ivey of Houston, Texas, and Jamie Paul of Paducah,
very loving aunt, Zora Smiddy of LaFollette. Funeral service 8:00 p.m.
at Cross Chapel. Rev. Darrell Ross officiating. Interment 11:00 a.m.
at Bakers Forge Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m.
Cross Funeral Home. Arrangements by Cross Funeral Home.
SHARP, MR. GLENN R. - age 74 of Grantsboro Community, LaFollette, passed
Saturday, October 23, 1999. Preceded in death by wife, Geraldine Sharp.
was a farmer and retired school bus operator. Veteran of the U.S. Navy
former Campbell County Commissioner. He was a member of the Grantsboro
Baptist Church, Claiborne Farmers Cooperative, Coon Hunters Club, Campbell
County Investment Club, and various other local organizations. Survivors:
and daughter-in-law, Gary and Rose Sharp, LaFollette; three grandchildren,
Jeffrey Wayne Sharp, Sabri Chante' Sharp, and Gary Wayne Sharp II;
step-grandchildren, Franklin Ayers and Cora Beth Hill, all of LaFollette.
Three sisters, Pauline Bolinger of Warren, Mi., Margie Sharp and Algia
Sharp, both of LaFollette; brother, Eugene (Red) Sharp, LaFollette;
mother-in-law, Lossie Belle Stewart, Knoxville; sister-in-law, Phyllis
Holder, Knoxville; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Funeral services Tuesday, 2 p.m. at Grantsboro Baptist Church with
Conley Shepherd and Rev. J.T. Asbury officiating. Interment Grantsboro
Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Walters
Funeral Home. Walters Funeral Home, LaFollette, in charge of arrangements.
STOUT, GROVER GUY, JR. - age 49, passed away Friday, October 22, at
residence in Montgomery Village in Gatusburg, Md. Formerly of Clinton,
Employed by Bechtel Engineering. Member of First Baptist Church in
Preceded in death by father, Grover Guy Stout, Sr. Survivors: mother,
King Stout of Clinton; brother, Mark and his wife Barbara Stout of
sisters, Clarissa and her husband Mark Furlong of Grove City, Ohio,
Barbara Pratt of Knoxville; nieces and nephews, Brittany and Daniel
Amber and Shawn Furlong, Kim Justice, and Daniel Pratt; special friend,
Isabell; host of aunts and uncles. Funeral services 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Holley-Gamble Chapel. Rev. Sam Dean officiating. Interment will be
a.m. Wednesday at Highland South Cemetery, Chapman Highway in Knoxville.
Family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Holley-Gamble Funeral
24 Dec 1915
Mrs. J.P. Glass, wife of J.P. Glass, died last night shortly after
o'clock at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. W. Peek in Bellevue.
Mrs. Glass is survived by her parents, her husband and two children,
H. and Marie and several brothers and sisters. She was ill for two
The deceased was 40 years of age.
The services will be held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the home
Mrs. Peek conducted by Revs. W. A. Huckaby and T.J. Herring. Interment
be made at Bass' cemetery.
24 Dec 1915
The body of Mrs. Katherine Drawhorn who died at midnight Wednesday
interred this afternoon in the church yard of Bethel Church at 2 o'clock.
Services conducted by Rev. T. E. Toole will be held in the church.
Mrs. Drawhorn is survived by three sons, H.D., G.O. and Charles Drawhorn.
24 Dec 1915
After an illness of one week from pneumonia, Mrs. J.L. Heath died Thursday
morning at 6:30 o'clock at her mother's home in Lizella. She is survived
her mother, Mrs. Yarbrough; her husband, two daughters, Lorie and Margorie
and one sister, Mrs. William McMillan of Atlanta.
Funeral services will be held this afternoon at Shiloh Church with
Walter Heard officiating, following which interment will be made in
From The Knoxville News Sentinel 20 Oct 1999
HAWKINS, LAURA BRYANT - age 85, of Lake City, went home to be with
Monday October 18, 1999, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Hawkins was born in Anderson Co. on Feb. 18, 1914. She was married
to the late Fred Hawkins. She was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church
retired from Carbide Y-12 plant in 1979. She enjoyed crocheting, quilting,
and playing piano. Mrs. Hawkins was preceded in death by daughters
Hawkins and Brenda Hawkins. Sister Anita Bryant. Brothers Ancil Bryant,
Bryant, Claude Bryant, and twin brother Henry Bryant. Grandsons Leslie
and Ancil Bradley. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Patricia Bradley
husband Thurman, Lake City; granddaughters: Frederica Worthington &
Aaron, Lake City; Janie Bland & husband Charles, Lake City; brother
sister-in-law, John Bryant and wife Wilma; great grandchildren Thurman
Phillips, Rusty Bradley, and Dakota Bland, all of Lake City; several
and nephews. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at Cox-Martin
Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 8pm Wednesday, October 20, 1999 in the
Cox-Martin Chapel with Rev. Mike Foust and Rev. Howard Robbins. Interment:
11a.m. Thursday, October 21, 1999 at the Poplar Creek Cemetery, Marlow,
Cox-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
From The Knoxville News Sentinel 21 Oct 1999
BOYD, BONNIE O. - age 73, of Lake City, passed away Tuesday, October
1999, at Methodist Medical Center. She was born October 25, 1925, in
Brookside, Ky. She was preceded in death by her mother, Margie Jackson
Powell; father, Frank Boyd; brother, Johnny Boyd. Survivors: sister,
"Frankie" Boyd Duff; brother, Billy Jack Boyd; nieces, Ginger Duff
Jane Duff Odom, Bonnie Duff Dankowski; nephews, Charles D. Duff, Terry
Steve Boyd; great-nieces and nephews. Services will be Thursday, October
1999, at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Lake City
Rev. Mike Foust and Rev. George See officiating. The family will receive
friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to any cancer research center. Holley-Gamble
Home in charge of arrangements.
LEACH, VALERIA (PAT) - age 81, of Lake City, passed away Wednesday,
20, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center. Preceded in death by her husband,
Leach; parents, Charlie and Effie Seward; brother, Jim Seward; and
sister, Jenivee Seward. Survivors: son, Jim and Judy Bowman of Asheville,
N.C.; daughter, Carolyn and husband, Edd Gilbert of Lake City; sister,
Christine Jackson of Lake City; brother, Herman and wife, Jean Seward
Toledo, Ohio; sister-in-law, Mary Ruth Seward of Macon, Ga.; grandchildren,
Debby and husband, J.R. Bridges of Lake City, Jay Nelson of Asheville,
Lynn Nelson of Tennessee, Jeff Bowman of Vermontville, Mich.;
great-grandchildren, Sabrina Thompson of Tennessee, Jeffrey and Calab
of Michigan; several nieces and nephews. Service will be Friday, October
1999, at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Lake City,
Rev. J.C. Monday officiating. Interment will be Saturday at 1 p.m.
Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral
home. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Lake City, in charge.
WILKERSON, DON - age 55, of Caryville, passed away Wednesday morning,
20, at his home. He attended Riverview Church of God in Ridgeview,
an honorary member of Vietnam Veterans and a master mason in Michigan.
Survivors: wife, Rhonda Nelson Wilkerson; sons, Rodney Wilkerson and
Keith Wilkerson; daughter, Kristyn Nicole Wilkerson, all of Caryville;
mother, Edith Wilkerson, Madison, Ala.; brother, Gary Wilkerson, Nashville;
sisters, Jean Barlar, Alpharetta, Ga., Patsy Morring, Harvest, Ala.,
Popkins, Jacksonville, N.C., Debbie Metcalf, Dallas, Texas. Funeral
p.m. Thursday, October 21, at Cross Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Orville
officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Friday, October 22, in Jacksboro Cemetery.
family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Cross Chapel. Arrangements
by Cross Funeral Home.
The Macon Telegraph Sat. Jan. 29, 1966
Mrs Hoyt J. Waters
Funeral services for Mrs. Hoyt J. Waters, 73 of Danville, who died
local hospital, will be held at 11 a.m. today in the Mt. Zion Baptist
Church where the body will lie in state from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.
The Rev. W. L. Etheridge and the Rev.
A. T. Faircloth will
Burial will be in the Lee Cemetery in Twiggs
Pallbearers will include james Asbell, Thomas Lee, Emmett
Bobby Burns and George Asbell.
Mrs. Waters was born in Twiggs County, the
daughter of George E.
Asbell and Mrs. Georgia Ann Davis Asbell, and had lived there all her
life. She was a member of the Danville Baptist Church, a charter
of the Cannon Home Demonstration Club and a chapter member of the
Surviving are her husband, H. J. Waters, Danville;
one son, H. J.
Waters, Jr. of Macon; one daughter, Mrs. C. G. Brice of Atlanta; four
grandchildren; two brothers, E. E. Asbell and Horace Asbell, both of
Macon; one sister, Mrs. Thomas Lee of Danville; and several nieces
Hart's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
From The LaFollette Press 21 Oct 1999
JOSIE L, COUCH, 89, of Sidney, Ohio, died Wednesday, October 13 at Fair
Shelby County Home.
She was preceded in death by; parents, Issac and Mary Bell Hollon.
services were held Saturday, October 16 at Northtowne Church of God
Kenneth Ellis and Rev. Merle Laws. Interment followed in Cedar Point
Cemetery. Cromes Funeral Home , Sidney, Ohio in charge of arrangements.
IDA MAE SLOAN GELREATH, 83, of Jellico, died Monday, October 18 at Beech
Manor. She was a member of the Eastern Star. She retired from Jellico
Hospital in 1985 after 11 years..
Mrs. Gilreath is survived by; husband, William B. Gilreath. Funeral
were held Tuesday, October 19 at Cox & Son Funeral Home Chapel
Ronnie Jeffers officiating. Interment followed Wednesday, October 20
ARDUS HATFIELD, 68, of 224 Carr View Lane, Speedwell, died Friday, October
at Saint Mary's Medical Center in Knoxville. He was a member of the
Star Masonic Lodge. He was a retired Millwright with the Crysler Corporation
Mr. Hatfield was preceded in death by; parents, Albert and Rosie Hatfield.
is survived by; wife, Jean Hatfield. Funeral services were held Sunday,
October 17 at Fincastle Church of God with Rev. Mike Smith and Rev.
Leach officiating. Interment followed in Campbell Memorial Gardens.
Funeral Home of LaFollette in charge of arrangements.
LAURA BRYANT HAWKINS, 85, of Lake City, died Monday, October 18 at the
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. She was retired from Carbide
Y - 12
plant. Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 20 at Cox-Martin
Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Foust and Rev. Howard Robbins officiating.
Interment will follow today (Thursday), October 21 at 11 a.m. in the
Creek Cemetery, Marlow, Tennessee.
BLANCH JEANETTE HOOKS, 69, of LaFollette, died Sunday, October 10 at
LaFollette Medical Center. She was preceded in death by; parents, Robert
Mamie Ausmus Brown. Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 13
Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Braden officiating. Interment
followed in Carr-Lemarr Cemetery in Claiborne County.
RUBY G. JOHNSON, 86, of LaFollette, died Saturday, October 16 at the
LaFollette Medical Center. She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist
and an avid supporter of Campbell County Senior Citizens Club.She was
preceded in death by; husband, Clifford Johnson, Sr. Funeral services
held Monday, October 18 at Cross Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry
officiating. Interment followed Tuesday, October 19 in Campbell Memorial
GEORGE CURTIS LEACH, 64, of Lot, Kentucky, died Monday, October 11 at
Jellico Community Hospital He was preceded in death by; parents, Arlie
Linda Sharp Leach. Survivors include; wife, Barbara Leach. uneral services
were held Tuesday, October 14 at the Cox & Son Chapel with Rev.
officiating. Interment followed in Lot Cemetery.
JAMES EDWARD LESTER, 66, of Cliffside Drive, LaFollette, died Thursday,
October 14 at the LaFollette Medical Center. He was a member of the
Ohio Masonic Lodge #122 F & AM , and a U.S. Air Force Veteran.
He was owner
and operator of Precision Tool Sales and Machining in Jacksboro.
Mr. Lester was preceded in death by; parents, William Henry and Nellie
Price Lester. He is survived by; wife, Ruby Lee Rutherford . son, Steven
Edward Lester of Caryville; daughter, Pamela Annette Lees of Caryville.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 16 in Martin Funeral Home
with Rev. Ronnie Arnold officiating. Interment followed in the Family's
FRED T. LOVING, Jr., 84, of Knoxville, died Tuesday, October 19 at his
residence. He was a member of The Harlan County Coal Operators Association.
He was the owner and operator of Terry Glen Coal Company for many years,
served as mayor of LaFollette. Mr. Loving is survived by; wife, Mary
Buttermore Loving. The family will receive friends today (Thursday),
21 from 9:30-11 a.m. at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. Memorial services
follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. John Pope officiating. In lieu of flowers
memorials may be made to Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital, 1900
Richmond Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40502.
ALVIN RAY MONDAY, 42, of Jellico, died Thursday, October 14 at the Jellico
Community Hospital. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and worked at the Frontier
House in Jellico for the past several years.
He is survived by; wife, Donna Baker Monday; parents, Dewey and Lennis
of Morley. Funeral services were held Sunday, October 17 at Cox &
Home Chapel with Rev. Jerome Walden officiating. Interment followed
Baker Cemetery in Cane Creek, Kentucky.
TRUMAN LEWONARD PRATER, 75, of LaFollette, died Friday, October 15 at
Ridge Methodist Medical Center. He was a Charter Member of American
Post #58, and a salesman for Swan Bakery for over 30 years. He was
in death by; parents, Frank and Daisy Phillips Prater. Survivors include;
wife, Nola Wilson Prater. Funeral services were held Sunday, October
Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Arnett officiating. Interment
followed Monday, October 18 in the Wilson Cemetery.
VERLDON D. REYNOLDS, of Georgetown, Ohio, died Saturday, October 2 at
He is survived by wife, Jessie Reynolds. Funeral services were held
Wednesday, October 6 at the Elk Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Cecil
and Rev. Leo Williams officiating. Interment followed in Valley View
Cemetery. Llewellyn Funeral Home of Jellico in charge of arrangements.
LEONARD "Leroy" SOLMES, 60, of LaFollette, died Tuesday, October 12
Baptist Hospital. He was a member of Valley Star Masonic Lodge #577
Speedwell, Scottish Rite Valley of Knoxville, Shriner of the Kerbela
of Knoxville Director Staff #138, Keystone Cops, former member of Moslem
Temple, and a Sgt. of Genesee Co., Mi. Sheriff Dept. Mr. Solmes was
in death by; parents, Leonard Burtrum and June Winifred Fyke Solmes.
survived by; wife, Susie Solmes. Masonic service was held Friday, October
at Reece Valley Chapel, followed by funeral services. Graveside services
held Sunday at Red Hill Chapel Cemetery, Big Spring Union, Tennessee.
ELTRIEDE TIMMINS, 79, of Jellico, died Saturday, October 18, at the
She is survived by; husband, James Timmins. Funeral services were held
Tuesday, October 19 at the Cox & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.
MARY HELEN TIPPIT, 82, of Jacksboro, died Wednesday, October 13 at the
LaFollette Medical Center. She was former member of Jellico Chapter
Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by; husband, Edison
Tippitt. Funeral services were held Friday, October 15 at Martin Funeral
Chapel in LaFollette with Rev. Ronnie Arnold officiating. Interment
Saturday, October 16 in Campbell Memorial Gardens. Cox & Son Funeral
charge of arrangements.
From Erie Times News Morning News - Friday, Oct 22, 1999
Sharon "Cheri" Lee Nolen, age 51, of 415 W. 16th Street, died Thursday,
October 21, 1999 at Millcreek Community Hospital. Wife of 10 years
Joseph Nolen. Mother of Floyd J. Nolen; Stephen Barth, Wesley Barth
wife, Lisa and James Barth and his wife, Michelle; and Julia Ortiz
husband, Edwin, all of Erie. Stepdaughter of Nancy Kovaly, Phoenix,
Niece of Grace Wood, Meadville, PA; Sister of Kathleen McHenry and
husband Michael, Livingston Manor, NY; Stephen Kovaly and his wife,
Marie, Erie, and Robert Kovaly and his wife, Wendy, Phoenix, AZ. 11
Grandchildren also survive. Friends may call at the Burton Funeral
602 West Tenth Street, Sunday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and are invited
services Monday at 1 p.m. at Henderson United Methodist Church, 2004
Camphausen Avenue with Reverend Joe Epperson officiating. Memorials
made to Henderson United Methodist Church, 2004 Camphausen Avenue,
McRae, Ga April 15, 1949 Dodge Co. and/or Telfair Co., GA newspaper
Funeral services were held from Midway Methodist Church Thursday
afternoon for MRS REBECCA PITTS SPIRES FLETCHER, 86, who died Wednesday,
were conducted by the Rev.A.G. Heath. Mrs. Fletcher was born
County, March 22, 1863, the daughter of the late RILEY and ELIZABETH
CUMMINGS PITTS. Surviving are the following children: MRS
of Cordele, Ga; MRS IDA MARTIN of Rochelle,Ga; MRS. LINA
Thomaston,Ga; JOEL SPIRES of McRae, Ga; WARREN SPIRES of
MRS LUCY TOWNS of McRae, Ga; and ALEX SPIRES of Macon, Ga; and
sisters, MRS CAMERON YANCY of Rhine, Ga; and MRS. ANNE REAVES of Milan,
December 21, 1916 Connellsville Courier
Jacob S. Loucks
Active in Mennonite Church
Laid out that part of town Which Lies South of Pittsburgh Street and
a Prominent Part in the Upbuilding of the Busy Community.
Special to the Courier
Scottdale, December 21. Jacob S. Loucks, a pioneer resident
and one of its foremost citizens, died at 8 o'clock this morning at
home, 115 Walnut street, following a lingering illness. A fall
suffered some three weeks ago was a contributing cause. Mr. Loucks
in failing health for some months past.
During an active life, Mr. Loucks was largely
instrumental in making
Scottdale the busy community it is. He was also an active member
Mennonite Church, and it was largely through his efforts that the Mennonite
Publishing House, which through the medium of 17 weekly publications
the gospel of the creed to all parts of the world, was brought to Scottdale.
He took an active part in the affairs of the local congregation and
contributed generously toward the construction of its church.
Mr. Loucks was interested in the company
which erected the Old Meadow
rolling mill, now owned by the American Sheet & Tin Plate Company,
as in other prosperous enterprises. He was for a number of years
with Albert Keister in the flour and feed business. For years
he has been a
director of the First National Bank.
He was born on the old Loucks homestead in
East Huntington township on
October 20, 1829. The Loucks family was among was among the earliest
locate in that neighborhood. His early days were spent on the
farm and his
education gained in the rural schools. His early life was that
of a farmer.
He was not only a good farmer, but a good business man, and accumulated
considerable property. He was generally regarded as one of Scottdale's
wealthiest residents, but this fact did not prevent him from being
the highest esteem by his neighbors and friends.
"He was a mighty fine old man." Was the tribute
paid by an acquaintance,
when told of his death.
Mr. Loucks lived in the old homestead which occupied a large tract
along Broadway, just south of the general offices of the H. C. Frick
Company. In addition to his home he owned many other properties
The funeral will be held from the Mennonite
Church on Market Street at
1:30 Sunday afternoon, with interment in the Alverton cemetery.
Mr. Loucks' wife died several years
ago. He is survived by the
following children: David S., Joseph R., John R., Aaron, Abraham
S., Martin R. Loucks, Mrs. A.. D. Martin of Greencastle, Pa.., and
A. Brilhart of Scottdale. He is also survived by two brothers,
M. S., and
A. S. Loucks, and a sister, Miss Annie Loucks, all of Scottdale.