MISCELLANEOUS OBITUARIES
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Macon Telegraph
15 Feb 1943
Funeral services for Roscoe S. Stallworth, Jr. of Gray, aviation cadet, who
died in a plane crash at Longview, Texas, were held in the chapel of Hart's
mortuary at 3 p.m. Sunday. Chaplain Charles S. Clark from Camp Wheeler
officiated and burial was in Riverside Cemetery. Military honors paid at the
grave. Pallbearers were cadets from Cochran Field. Members of the State
guard formed an honorary escort.
Mr. Stallworth was born at Macon and attended local schools, North Georgia
College at Dahlonega and Mercer University. He had been in the service since
April 1941.


Macon Telegraph
15 Feb 1943
Funeral services for William Charlie Drawhorn who died in a local hospital
at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, after an illness of several months, will be held at
the graveside in Evergreen Cemetery at 11 a.m. Monday. Mr. G.P. Rankin will
officiate.
Mr. Drawhorn was born at Lizella, Feb 4, 1865, the son of W. M. Drawhorn
and Ms. Katherine Harrington Drawhorn. He was a member of the Primitive
Baptist Church.
He is survived by a brother H. D. Drawhorn of Macon.


Macon Telegraph
23 Mar 1930
Funeral services were held for Mrs. Idel G. Shouse at 4 o'clock yesterday
afternoon at Hart's Chapel. Rev. R. T. Russell conducted the services and
interment was in Riverside Cemetery. The following were pallbearers: T.L.
Funderburk, T.M. Funderburk, J.G. Funderburk, B. B. Shouse, Raymond Lee and
Frank Minor. Mrs. Shouse died at a local hospital at 3 o'clock Friday
morning. She had been ill several months. Surviving are her husband, three
daughters, three sons , one sister, two brothers, and mother.


Macon Telegraph
13 Dec 1935
William N. Drawhorn, 65, farmer and stockman of 947 Montpelier Ave. died at
a local hospital at 11 p.m. Wednesday, the result of injuries received when
he was kicked by a mule in a local stock sales barn.
Funeral services will be held in the Bethel Church at 11 a.m. today. Rev.
J.R. Webb, pastor of the Cherokee Heights Methodist Church will officiate
and interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery.
Mr. Drawhorn was born in Bibb Co. and had lived here all of his life. He
was a member of the Methodist Church.
Surviving Mr. Drawhorn are a daughter, Mrs. T.E. Cox; five sisters, Mrs.
John Hardy, Lizella, Mrs. Tom Ford, Perry; Mrs. Tom Hollingsworth, Macon,
Mrs. Ed Bartlett, Oklahoma; Mrs. Jim Barnes, Macon and seven grandchildren.


Macon Telegraph
23 Mar 1930
William Elmo Drawhorn, 21, died at his home 157 Bailey Avenue yesterday
afternoon at 1:15 o'clock. He had been ill nine days with pneumonia. Mr.
Drawhorn had lived in Macon all of his ife and had been employed by the
Case-Fowler Lumber Company for several years. He was a member of the Doles
Church. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. L. E. Edwards; five brothers and
three sisters, Thomas O., B.J., H.H., and James Drawhorn, all of Macon;
Wallace Edwards, Macon; Mrs. R. J. Tidwell Macon, Misses Alma P. Drawhorn
and Helen May Edwards, of Macon. Funeral services will be held at 3 o'cock
this afternoon from Bethel Church. Rev. H.H. Mosely will conduct the
services and interment will be in the Bethel Church cemetery.


Macon Telegraph
15 Feb 1943
Mrs. Laila Reila Fountain, wife of Daniel S. Fountain died at her home in
Bellevue last night after several months illness. She was born in Manchester
15 Dec 1912 and had made her home in Macon for the past 25 years. She was
the daughter of Robert Williams and Leona Coleman of South Carolina. Mrs.
Fountain was a member of the Tattnal Square Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband and parents, two sons, Daniel Nathaniel Fountain
and Jimme L. Fountain; two daughters, Evelyn and Joyce Fountain.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by
Burghard-Connally.


S.C. [Sioux City, IA] PHARMACIST DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS [unknown date]
    A.R. Davies, 47 years old, pharmacist of the R.J. Allen Drug, died early
Thursday morning at his home, 1719 Pierce St., after an illness of more than
six months.  Mr. Davies came to Sioux City from Dubuque, Ia. 10 years ago.
He was
a member of Tyrian lodge. A.F. and A.M., and the Sioux City Consistory.  He
is survived by his, widow, one daughter, Virginia Davies, of Sioux City, two
brothers, R.W. Davies of Bangor, Wis., and Hugh Davies of Big Rock, Ill. ,
and one sister, Mrs. G.H. Cooper, of Bangor.  The body is in West's Funeral
Home, pending funeral arrangements.


From The Knoxville News Sentinel 16 Oct  1999

DAVIS, ELEANOR KATHRYN LONG - died at age 81, on October 22, 1999. She was a
beloved teacher at Clinton High School for 29 years and the widow of former
Circuit Judge Sidney Davis. She is survived by three sons, Sidney Davis, Jr.
of Birmingham, Ala., Harry Preston Davis of Knoxville and John Douglas Davis
of Bakersfield, Calif.; by her sister, Elizabeth Long Asensio of Farmington
Hills, Mich.; and by seven grandchildren. She was a member of the First
Baptist Church of Clinton, the Board of the Clinton Public Library, and
Timely Topics. Memorial service will be held on November 12, 1999, at 11:30
a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Clinton. The family suggests that any
memorial contributions be given to the Clinton Public Library, Clinton,
Tenn., which enjoyed her vigorous support throughout her life.

STOUT, GROVER GUY, JR. - age 49, passed away Friday, October 22, at his
residence in Montgomery Village in Gatusburg, Md. Formerly of Clinton, Tenn.
Employed by Bechtel Engineering. Member of First Baptist Church in Clinton.
Preceded in death by father, Grover Guy Stout, Sr. Survivors: mother, Clara
King Stout of Clinton; brother, Mark and his wife Barbara Stout of Nashville;
sisters, Clarissa and her husband Mark Furlong of Grove City, Ohio, and
Barbara Pratt of Knoxville; nieces and nephews, Brittany and Daniel Stout,
Amber and Shawn Furlong, Kim Justice, and Daniel Pratt; special friend, Dale
Isabell; host of aunts and uncles. Funeral services 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Holley-Gamble Chapel. Rev. Sam Dean officiating. Interment will be at 12:00
p.m. Wednesday at Highland South Cemetery, Chapman Highway in Knoxville.
Family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home
in Clinton.



Oct 24 1999
Macon Telegraph
15 Feb 1943
Mrs. Laila Reila Fountain, wife of Daniel S. Fountain died at her home in
Bellevue last night after several months illness. She was born in Manchester
15 Dec 1912 and had made her home in Macon for the past 25 years. She was
the daughter of Robert Williams and Leona Coleman of South Carolina. Mrs.
Fountain was a member of the Tattnal Square Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband and parents, two sons, Daniel Nathaniel Fountain
and Jimme L. Fountain; two daughters, Evelyn and Joyce Fountain.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by
Burghard-Connally.


Macon Telegraph
23 Mar 1930
Funeral services were held for Mrs. Idel G. Shouse at 4 o'clock yesterday
afternoon at Hart's Chapel. Rev. R. T. Russell conducted the services and
interment was in Riverside Cemetery. The following were pallbearers: T.L.
Funderburk, T.M. Funderburk, J.G. Funderburk, B. B. Shouse, Raymond Lee and
Frank Minor. Mrs. Shouse died at a local hospital at 3 o'clock Friday
morning. She had been ill several months. Surviving are her husband, three
daughters, three sons , one sister, two brothers, and mother.


The Tennessean, Jan. 29, 1994.
Goodlettsville-
  Mrs. Clarice Barnes Edwards-  aged 82 years. Friday, Jan. 21, 1994.
Survived by sons, George Edwards and Paul Edwards; daughter, Elaine
Quinn; sister, Mrs. Opal Alexander; six grandchildren; seven
great-grandchildren.  Remains are at Cole and Garett, Goodlettsville,
where services will be conducted on Monday, Jan. 24, at 10:00 a.m. with
Rev. Raymond Langlois officiating.  Pallbearers; Grandsons, Interment;
Spring Hill Cemetery.

Greenbriar-
Ellen Marie Krisle- age 62, Jan. 22, 1994.  Survived by son Mark Kisle;
daughters, Darlene Henley, Justine Davies, Rachel Tipton, Crystal Louise
Peach; brother, Lonzie Clinard; sister, Katherine Willis; six
grandchildren.  Remains are at Austin and Bell Chapel, Greenbriar, where
services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m.  Interment at Memorial
Gardens.



S. C. Baker, Former Resident ot Tipton, Dies in Quincy
July 01, 1948

  Samuel Curtis Baker, 84, a former resident of Tipton, died Sunday in the home of his daughter, Miss Geneva Baker, in Quincy, Ill., where she is a teacher.
  The body was in the Snider funeral home at West Loberty. The Rev. Clinton Frank, pastor of the West Liberty Presbyterian church , conducted the funeral services in the Snider chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial was in the Rochester cemetery with members of the Rochester Masonic Lodge conducting services at the graveside.
  Mr. Baker was born in Rochester township, Cedar county, Febuary 6, 1864, son of William Baker, who came to Iowa in 1836 and Belinda Lindsley Baker. He was married March 01, 1893 to Nettie May Atkinson of Oskaloosa, Iowa, who died November, 1932. He had been living with his daughter since 1939 and has been ill since last August.
  He was a member of  Quincy lodge No. 296, A.F.&A.M. and  the Quincy consistory as well as of Kabba Shrine temple, Davenport, and the Order of Eastern Star chapter in West Liberty. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian church, Cedar Rapids.
  Survivors include two daughters, Miss Geneva Baker, with whom he lived and Mrs. Gertude Steele of New York, N.Y.



From The Knoxville News Sentinel 11 Oct 1999

BEGLEY, CHRISTINE SHOUN - age 72 of Zephyrhills, Florida, formerly of
LaFollette passed away the 8th of October, 1999 at her home. Mrs. Begley was
preceded in death by her husband, Charles Begley and parents, John L. Sr. and
Laura Murphy Shoun. She was a member of the Zephyrhills First Baptist.
Survivors: brother, John L. Shoun Jr., LaFollette; sisters, Ada Heatherly,
Orlando, FL, Elva Morton, Jellico, TN, Irene Robinette, Jonesville, VA, Verla
Stephens, Orlando, FL, Sylvia Hagedorn, Seattle, Washington; sister-in-law
and brother-in-law, Carrie and William Sheldon, Oliver Springs, TN; many
loving nieces and nephews to mourn her passing. Funeral service 8 p.m.
Monday, October 11, 1999 at Cross Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. John L. Sheldon
officiating. Interment 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 12, 1999 at Bakers Forge
Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Monday prior to service.
Arrangements by Cross Funeral Home, LaFollette.

DOUGLAS, JOY MARIE - age 88, of Lake City passed away Sunday, October 10,
1999 at the Lake City Health Care Center. Arrangements are still incomplete
at this time, but will be announced later by Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in
Lake City

HATMAKER, MARIE - age 53, of Lake City, passed away Saturday, October 09,
1999 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was a member of Clinch
River Baptist Church in Lake City. She was born February 26, 1946. She is
preceded in death by her father, Boyd Carl Webster; father-in-law, Elbert
Hatmaker; sister, Judy Carolyn Webster; sister-in-law, Patricia Sykes; and
brothers-in-law, Mike, Dana, and Kevin Hatmaker. Survivors: husband, Douglas
E. Hatmaker of Lake City; daughter, Vickie and husband, Phillip Cyr of Lake
City; grandson, Jonathen Douglas Cyr of Lake City; sisters, Willie Ruth and
husband James Parks of Lake City, Martha and husband Terry McIntosh of
Chattanooga, TN; brothers, Carl and wife Dorothy Webster of Vandalia, Ohio,
Arvin and wife Bonnie Webster of Inianapolis, Indiana, David and Margetta
Webster of Albuquerque, New Mexico; mother-in-law, Dorothy Hatmaker of Lake
City; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. The family will
receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, October 11, 1999 at Holley-Gamble
Funeral Home in Lake City. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday,
October 12, 1999 at Clinch River Baptist Church in Lake City with the Rev.
Tom Byrge and Rev. Larry Webster officiating. Interment will follow the
funeral service at Clinch River Baptist Church Cemetery. Holley-Gamble
Funeral Home in Lake City in charge of arrangements.



This is from The Macon Telegraph and News.
July 15, 1956
Mrs. Boza McCarty
Unadilla- July 14- Mrs. Boza Downing McCarty of Unadilla died today at
her home.
     A native of Taylor County, she had lived here for about 60 years.
She was a member of the Harmony Baptist Church.
     Survivors include her husband, W. B. McCarty, two sons, J. C.
McCarty of Cordele and W. F. McCarty of Jackson and six grandchildren,
10 great-grandchildren.
   Funeral arrangements will be announced by Sheperd Funeral Home.

Mrs. Nancy Kilgo
Cordele- July 14- Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy Mize Kilgo, 47, who
died Friday in a Crisp County hospital after a lenghty illnes, will be
held Sunday with Rev. Robert James officiating.  Burial will be in
Sunnyside Cemetery.
     A native of Sumter County, she was the daughter of Mrs. Minnie
Buchanan Mize and the late J. S. Mize.  She had been a resident of
Cordele for six years and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors are her husband, Frank A. Kilgo, one daughter, Miss Lydia
Kilgo, Cordele, a son.  Frank D. Kilgo, Columbus; her mother Mrs. Minnie
Maze, Cordele; two grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. J. O. Smith of
Jacksonville, Fla. and Mrs. W. P. Cunningham of Brunswick.



PAULINE BROWN WILLIAMS
Pauline Brown Williams, 99, a life long resident of Perry County,  died at
her home in New Lexington following a short illness on Oct 10,1999.  She was
born September 1, 1900 at Crooksville, the second in a family of nine born
to Theodore "Thede" Brown and Bessie Brannon. Pauline's ancestors were among
the very earliest settlers of Perry County.
Pauline never strayed far from these local roots.  In 1923 following her
marriage to Edward "Happy" Williams of Crooksville she resided at that place
until their move to New Lexington in 1929.   "Happy" passed away in 1957.
In 1919 Pauline graduated from Crooksville High School.  After obtaining a
Teacher's Certificate from  Ohio University at Athens, her School
assignments were at Tague,   McCluney , Wigton, and the North School in
Crooksville. This was in the days of the one room school house and the
pot-bellied stove. Education and children were always a priority to Pauline
and for 25 years she was a Sunday School teacher at the First Methodist
Church in New Lexington.
To the end, Pauline's sharp memory, interest in others and independent
spirit were an inspiration to all with whom she came in contact.
Predeceased by her daughters Gloria Barker and Barbara Tefft , she leaves to
mourn her death: three sisters, Bonnie Roberts, Hopewell, Betty Staley,
Roseville and Joan Cheston, Syria, VA;
a daughter Janet (Jim) Rodeheffer, Indianapolis;  three sons, Robert
(Carole), Joseph near Junction City and James (Jean) of Alexandria,Ohio;
sons in law, Gilbert (Lois) Barker and James Tefft, Columbus, 14
grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and
her special friend, Pam (Kirk) Harris.
Friends may call at the Robert's Funeral Home, New Lexington, Wed Oct 12
from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  The funeral service will be held at the First
Methodist Church, New Lexington at 11 a.m., Thurs., Oct 13 with internment
to follow at the New Lexington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be given to the First Methodist Church, New
Lexington, Ohio.


E.C. Hambright Former Tipton Man, Passes at Wellman
Ed Hambright of Wellman, Iowa , passed away at eight o'clock tuesday evening May 11th, at the age of 68 years and 3 days, following a sudden heart attack. He had been in good health practically until the time of his death. Funeral services are to be held at the Methodist Church in Wellman, Friday, May 14 at 1 o'clock. Burial is to be made in Tipton where Mrs. Hambright , who precede him in death is buried. Short services will be held at the grave.
  He was born in Scotland, Pennsylvania, May 08,1869, and came to Iowa when a young man. He taught school in the rurals schools of Cedar county and then engaged in the lumber bussiness in Tipton in the firm of Grassell and Hambright. He had been in the lumber bussiness practically ever since, with the exception of three years on a fruit ranch in Colorado, where he went for his wife's health.
  He came to Wellman twenty-two years ago and has been a partner in the Gardner-Hambright Lumber Company ever since. He was an honest and able bussiness man and acquired a wide circle of friends in the community. He is a brother of Bruce Hambright of Tipton. Other immediate relatives are a brother Walter of Cedar Rapids, and three sisters, Mrs. Bess GRove of Berwyn, Ill., Mrs. Cora Thompson of Chambersburg, Pa., and Mrs. Flo Yost of Washington, D.C.


Wm. Heick
 Funeral services for William Heick of New Liberty, who died, Monday, May 27, at New Liberty at 2 p.m. Burial was ub Inland cemetery.
  William Heick was born June 11,1893 in Cedar county. He received his early education and was a resident of Cedar county his entire life. In May, 1918, he was called to serve in the World war, going first to Camp Dodge abd tgeb ib Aug. 1,1918, he sailed for France, where he was stationed until May 1919. He served with company L130 Infantry, Eighty-eighth division. he returned home from the army June 11,1919, and resumed his farming occupation.
  On Sept. 17,1919, he was united in marriage to Miss Bertha Siemsen of Davenport. Four children were born to this union.
  In February , 1929, Mr. Heick joined the Evangelical Lutheran church. Mr. Heick became seriously ill in December, 1936, and was taken to Mercy hospital in Davenport. He was given two blood transussions in Davenport. Mr. Herick temporarily quit farming and bought his family a home in New Liberty, Feb. 27th. J.G. Engel, Clint Pollock and Dr. E.F. Stephenson of Bennett, Iowa took him to DesMoines to the government hospital.
  Surviving are the widow, his mother, four children, Clara Bernice, Edna, Harold, and Elouise, all at home, and five brothers, Louis and George both of Tipton; Frank of Stanwood; Chas. of Bennett; and Henry of West Liberty. Three sisters, Mrs. Laura Mallick of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Alice Porth of Walcott, and Mrs. Pauline Wessona of Clinton, also survive.
  Pallbearers were Aronld Bartsche, Paul Hambright, Wm. Meewew, Arthur Bachus, J.G. Engel, Dr. L.E. Bees.
                       Cards of Thanks
  To all who helped to lighten our greif in the losss of our dear husband and father, for your messages, beautiful flowers, your words of comfort, and for every act of kindness, please accept our sicere and heartfelt thanks.
Mrs. Bertha L. Heick


rs. John Angel, Tipton Resident, Summoned by Death Sunday Evening
  Mrs, John Angel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wickersham, was born in Saline County, Missouri, May 7th,1861, and passed away in Tipton  on Sunday evening, May 10th,1936, after a severe heart attack. She had arrived at the age of seventy-five years. Her father died when she was a little girl. Her mother remarried.
 Mrs. Angel was married in young womanhood to a Mr. Davis. They had lived in Saline county, Missouri, until after her husband's death. On March 9,1925, she was married to Mr. John Angel and they located in Tipton, living here ever since.
 In early womanhood she became a Christian and united with the Methodist Episcopal  Church South and was very acive in the church. When she came to Tipton she transferred her membership to our Methodist Episcopal church.
  She leaves to mourn her passing, the husband, John Angel of Tipton. She has two half-brothers, William and Cliff Hammond of Kansas City, and one half-sister, Mrs. Joe Settles of Sedalia, Missouri. She has three sons by her first marriage. They are Walter Davis of Marshall, Missouri; Harry Davis of Huntington, West Va.; and Ben Davis of Tulsa, Oklahoma, there are four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was a good woman and kind, and she had many friends.
  Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Fred Wilson funeral parlors, with the Rev. Roscoe C. Jerrell in charge of the service. Mrs. J.E. Chamberlain and Mrs. P.M. Hoffman sang two numbers. The remains will be taken to Marshall, Missouri for service and interment.

                   Card of Thanks
  I wish to thank the many friends who have been kind and helpful during the illness and death of my wife.
Mr. John Angel



  Herbert Thomas Walter was born September 23,1859 in Northampton county, Easton,  Pennsylvania, and passed away at St. Luke's hospital in Davenport, August 11, 1936, at the age of 76 years 10 months and 12 days. He was the fifth child of Peter and Equilly Walter. He came to Cedar county, Iowa at the age of nine years and spent the remainder of his life farming in Cedar county, Iowa. On December 23, 1886 he was united in marriage to Clarissa Pool and to this happy union were born five daughters and one son, all of whom are living;Vera Frerking of Marion, South Dakota; Zora Hein of Davenport; Beulah at home; Verda Kirlin of Missouri Valley, Iowa; Glayds Williams of West Branch; Donald Walter of New Liberty. Mr. Walter is also survived by is widow Clarissa Pool Walter, ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He also leaves to mourn his passing two brothers and two sisters; J.H. Walter of Tipton; Frank Walter of Portland, Oregon; Catherine Elizabeth Pool of Bachoo, North Dakota.
ta; and Sarah Ellen Pool of Rising City, Nebraska. Four brothers and fours sisters preceded him in death. Mr. Walter was baptised in the Lutheran faith in childhood.
  Herbert Walter was a devoted and loving father, a highly respected neighbor and friend, a good citizen, a man of character and achievement.
  Funeral service was held from the family home on Friday afternoon, August 14. Rev. Otis Moore was in charge of the service. Interment was in Inland cemetery.
The Lord who sends a cross to bear
Sends friends who understand and care
The stars come nightly to the sky
The tidal wave in on the sea
Nor time, nor space, nor deep, nor high
Can keep my own away from me
                                  Cards of Thanks
  We wish to express out grateful appreciation for the kindness and sympathy of friends and neighbors in our sad bereavement, the loss of our dear husband and father; also fot the beautful floral tributes.
Mrs. H. T. Walter and Family


Eden Prairie News, (MN) 11-18-99
Janet R. Burdorf, 81, of Eden Prairie, died Nov. 10, 1999 in Edina.
She was born on April 15, 1918 in Gibbon, Minn.
Burdorf was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert. She is survived by her daughters, Mary and Carol Burdorf; a brother, Dennis Walter; and sister, Marion Lentz.
Services were Nov. 13 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Deborah A. Dessin, 38, of Eden Prairie, died on Nov. 12, 1999 in Chicago. Mass of Christian Burial was Tuesday at Pax Christi Catholic Community in Eden Prairie.
She is survived by her parents, Don and Barb Dessin; a brother, Bob, and wife Ronda Dessin; a niece, Emily; a nephew, Cody; and many friends and relatives.
Werness Brothers Funeral Chapels of Bloomington handled the arrangements.



El Campo Leader-News (TX) Nov 22, 1999

Jean H. Blackwell, 66, of El Campo died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1999. She was born June 7, 1933, in El Campo to the late Melzar Johnson Sr. and Morandie Adams Golden of El Campo. She was a health care worker and member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church.
Survivors include her mother; daughter, Mildred Blackwell of El Campo; son, James Blackwell of Houston; brother, Melzar Johnson Jr. and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father; and husband, Samuel Blackwell.
Funeral services will be held today at 1 p.m. at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with Rev. I. Edwards officiating. Burial will be held in the Community Cemetery.
Pallbearers include Robert Shelton, William Carter, Rodney Vernon, Ralph McAfee, Tracy Hunt and Alvin Sutherland.

Frances Popp
Frances Teresa Popp, 92, of Hillje died Thursday, Nov. 18, 1999. She was born October 26, 1907, in Fayette County to the late Frank and Mary Billeck Pauler. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church. She was also a member of the St. Andrew Altar Society and had received her 50-year pin as a member of the K.J. Z.T.
Survivors include her daughters, Evelyn Wendel and her husband, Gilbert and Geraldine Stavinoha and her husband, Albert, all of Louise; son, Leo R. Popp and his wife, Billie of Waco; sister, Pauline Popp of El Campo; brother, Emil Pauler of Schulenberg, 15 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and three great-great granchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Rudolph O. Popp; daughter, Lorene Kunz; sisters, Mary Lobpries, Millie Rabel, Louisa Jistel and Lana Brossman; brothers, Frank Pauler, Joe Pauler, Charles Pauler, August Pauler and Paul Pauler.
A parish rosary was recited Friday at 7 p.m. at Triska Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held today at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Hillje with Rev. Clement Quainoo officiating. Interment will be at St. Andrew’s Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Gary Wendel, Gerald Wendel, Bruce Popp, Craig Popp, David Kunz, Clarence Kunz, Dickie George and Brook Sorem. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Popp and Glenn Wendel.



Maine Press-Herald
Carol A. Haas
devoted to social work, her family
FALMOUTH — Carol A. Haas, 69, died Friday of colon cancer at her home.
She was born and grew up in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, a daughter of Ruth Cohn Steinberg and Maurice Steinberg. She graduated from Cleveland Heights High School in 1948, from Simmons College in 1952 with a bachelor's degree in social sciences, and Columbia University's School of Social Work in 1954 with a master's in social work.
She was a committed social worker serving children and families over a 30-year career. She worked most recently in the Child Therapeutic Nursery, Division of Child Psychiatry, at Maine Medical Center and retired in 1994 after 17 years there. She helped train many social workers and medical residents over the years. Earlier, she worked in family service agencies and mental health centers in the Westchester and Rockland County areas of New York.
Mrs. Haas brought tremendous commitment to her work and community, and is remembered as a strong and kind advocate for children and parents. Her work reflected her commitment to social justice and to children, and her belief that kindness and empowerment are healing.
She married Walter M. Haas, a social worker, in 1954, bringing up two daughters in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. They also shared many interests, and were early models for two-career families.
Mrs. Haas enjoyed time with her young children, teaching nursery school part time and leading a Girl Scout troop.
"Our house was full of kids and pets during our childhood," said her daughter, Catherine Haas. "It was a home to which the neighborhood seemed drawn. My mother's warmth and loyalty to friends and family are kind of legendary. She was a natural networker, and there was something about her, a kind of acceptance and presence."
She loved the outdoors, appreciating nature as a source of inspiration and activity. She loved the Adirondack Mountains, bringing her family to the same lakeside spot for some 20 consecutive summers. There, water sports, being in the woods, and enjoying the company of friends and family were central.
After moving to Maine in 1977 with her husband, the Haases discovered Sebago Lake where they purchased a camp.
"My mom loved Sebago, and for our children, it is a magical place where Grandma could swim and play for hours and outlast them in the water," Catherine Haas said. She enjoyed camping with her family, and her children remember many hours of nature inspired crafts and games.
"Her appreciation for birds and wildflowers, and nature's wisdom, is part of all of us," she added.
A devoted grandmother, Mrs. Haas enjoyed helping to care for four grandchildren, baby-sitting often and taking them to theater, dance performances and concerts regularly, as she did with her children.
She enjoyed many hobbies and interests. She played tennis regularly, walked outdoors, and was a longtime yoga enthusiast. A perpetual student, she participated in Elder Hostel programs around the country, enrolled in the USM Senior College as it evolved, enjoying classes, and had a very personal piece recently published in its "Senior Perspectives of Spirituality."
Mrs. Haas loved reading, and belonged to book and gourmet supper clubs, and a tennis group. She supported and attended local theater and art exhibits enthusiastically.
Since retiring in 1994, she and her husband enjoyed traveling together, visiting Europe, Russia, China and Mexico, and the southwestern United States.
She worked very hard for causes she believed in, and contributed time and resources regularly to efforts to protect the environment, to promote social justice, to protect choice for women and to support the arts.
Surviving are her husband of 46 years, Walter M. Haas of Falmouth; two daughters, Deborah Haas Wilson of Longmeadow, Mass., and Catherine Haas of South Portland; a brother, Robert Steinberg of Walkersville, Md., and four grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service in December. Arrangements are by Dolby Funeral Chapel, Windham.


Eloise N. Eaton
floor manager for J.J. Newberry
ROCKLAND — Eloise Nash Eaton, 81, of Rocky Hill Avenue died Thursday at Penobscot Bay Medical Center.
She was born in Rockland, a daughter of Burley and Hazel Russell Nash, and graduated from Rockland High School.
In 1948, she married Walter M. Eaton in Rockland.
Mrs. Eaton was employed at J.J. Newberry's as a floor manager for 20 years. After her retirement there, she worked at Senter Cranes.
She played beano and went to yard sales with her friend Cindy Hall. In earlier years, she enjoyed swimming and picking blackberries.
A son, Richard W. Eaton, died Aug. 13.
Surviving are her husband of Rockland; two sons, Gary of Union and Todd Eaton of Rockland; a brother, Franklin Nash of Rockland; and six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Carpenter Funeral Home, 306 Broadway, with the Rev. Wayne Sawyer officiating. Burial will be private in Achorn Cemetery.


Honor C. McCusker
library curator, world traveler, volunteer
DAMARISCOTTA — Honor C. McCusker, 89, died Wednesday at Cove's Edge after a long illness.
She was born in Providence, R.I., and attended schools there, and earned her bachelor's degree from Brown University in 1930. She then earned a master's in English and Greek literature in 1931 and a Ph.D. in 1937, both from Bryn Mawr (Pa.) College.
She began her professional career at Providence Public Library and later transferred to Boston Public Library, working as curator of English literature.
She served in the Navy from 1943 to 1945, stationed in Washington, D.C.
After her discharge from the Navy, Dr. McCusker served for the remainder of her career as director of library services for the United States Information Services Department. While serving in that position she traveled to Holland, Greece and New Delhi and became fluent in several languages.
She retired in 1972 and moved to Damariscotta.
She was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church, Newcastle, and served on several committees there. She also volunteered at Miles Memorial Hospital.
There are no survivors.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Church, Newcastle, with the Rev. Ray Picard officiating. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Arrangements are by Strong Funeral Home, Main Street.


Marie H. Place
managed Bailey Island restaurant
HARPSWELL — Marie H. Place, 77, of Chin Place on Orr's Island died Thursday at Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick.
She was born in Sacramento, Calif., a daughter of Harold and Hazel Campbell Thornburg, attended Sacramento schools and graduated in 1940 from San Mateo (Calif.) High School, where she was on the swim and tennis teams.
She married Stewart C. Place on Aug. 12, 1942 in Reno, Nev.
They lived in Everett, Wash., San Mateo, and Malden and Gloucester, Mass., before moving to North Reading, Mass., where they resided for 15 years.
In 1965, she and her husband bought Merrill Wharf on Bailey Island. They changed the name to Dockside Motor Inn, Restaurant and Marina. They owned and operated the restaurant for 18 years. Mrs. Place managed the restaurant.
In 1982, they sold the restaurant and moved to Orr's Island. After selling, the couple wintered in Vero Beach, Fla.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, crocheting, knitting, quilting, cooking, doing puzzles, traveling to the Caribbean and reading Stephen King books.
Surviving are her husband of 57 years of Orr's Island; two daughters, Sharon A. Yamin of Dallas and Mrs. Paul (Susan D.) Bernat of Sunrise, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
At her request, funeral services will be private. Arrangements are by Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick.


Arlene L. Harmon
elevator operator at Eastland Hotel
Arlene L. Harmon, 69, formerly of Hampshire Street died Thursday at a local nursing home.
She was born in New Auburn, a daughter of Richard and Sophia McWilliams, and attended schools in New Auburn and Portland.
Mrs. Harmon was an elevator operator at the Eastland Hotel before retiring in 1971.
Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Lyman E. Harmon of Portland; a sister, Hannah Steele of Boynton Beach, Fla.; and a brother, John McWilliams of Litchfield.
There will be no visiting hours. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hay and Peabody Funeral Home, 749 Congress St.


Lillian M. Perron
teacher's aide; enjoyed traveling
BIDDEFORD — Lillian M. Perron, 77, of Hillside Avenue died Friday at Southridge Living Center.
She was born here, a daughter of Emile J. and Marie Louise Rheaume Masse, and attended local schools. She graduated from Biddeford High School in 1940.
On April 10, 1943 she married Arthur J. Perron in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Mrs. Perron worked as a teacher's aide for the Biddeford School Department for 23 years before retiring in 1989.
She was a member of York County Retired Teachers Association.
Her hobbies included knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, traveling and going to the beach.
Surviving are her husband of 56 years of Biddeford; two daughters, Sandra Perron-Nadeau of Kennebunk and Debra P. Vaillancourt of Saco; two brothers, Raymond J. Masse of Mechanicsville, Va., and Bernard Masse of Biddeford; three sisters, Renette Wentworth, Gilberte Mahany and Frances Nadeau, all of Biddeford; and two grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.


Rebecca Anne Gonyer
infant daughter of Biddeford couple
BIDDEFORD — Rebecca Anne Gonyer, 8-day-old daughter of Bobbi Jo Goodwin and Christopher W. Gonyer of Biddeford, died Thursday at Maine Medical Center of complex congenital heart disease.
She was born in Portland.
Surviving are her parents of Biddeford; a brother, Michael Goodwin of Biddeford; a sister, Kirsten Gonyer of Biddeford; grandparents, David and Patricia Saulnier of Dracut, Mass., Kathleen Gonyer of Biddeford and Clifton Gonyer of Haverhill, Mass.; great-grandparents, Lois and Robert King of Whitefield, N.H., Marie Saulnier of Manchester, Mass., and Jeanne and John Hall of Billerica, Mass.; and a great-great-grandmother, Jenny MacDonald of Arlington, Mass.
A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St.


Grace D. Brann
owned Shady Brook antique shop in Buxton
FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. — Grace Davis Brann, 89, formerly of Route 35 in Hollis, Maine, died Aug. 31 in Flagler Beach after a long illness.
She was born in Hollis, and for many years lived in Maine and Florida.
In Maine, she was a charter member of Saco Valley Civic Association. She owned an antique shop called Shady Brook in Buxton. Mrs. Brann moved to Florida, where she lived with her daughter.
Her husband, Albert Brann, died previously.
Surviving are two daughters, Sonya Gordon of Flagler Beach and Myrna Schreyer of Palos Verdes, Calif.; and five grandchildren.
A graveside memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Cemetery, Hollis. A reception will follow at Hollis Town Hall. Arrangements are by Dennett, Craig and Pate Funeral Home, Saco.


Harry Samuel Chute
electrician, Lyman selectman
SANFORD — Harry Samuel Chute, 91, died Nov. 12 at Goodall Hospital.
Born in Saco, a son of Harry C. and Ellen Young Chute, Mr. Chute lived in Biddeford and Lyman before moving to Sanford 10 years ago.
He was a former member of the Saco Fire Department and a selectman of Lyman.
He had been an electrician for York County Electric in Biddeford and retired from American Cyanamid Co. in Sanford.
Mr. Chute enjoyed sports, including Red Sox baseball.
His longtime friend was Beverly Libby of Gorham.
A son, Harry Jr., died in 1969.
Surviving is a daughter, Jean Chute Nash of Pawtucket, R.I., four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
At his request, there will be no funeral services.


James P. Small
employed by Sanborn's Motor Express
WELLS — James P. Small, Sr., 90, of Hershey Lane, died Friday at his home after a long illness.
He was born in Bath, a son of Fred and Mary Cressey Small, and attended school there.
He served in the Army in France, Germany and Italy during World War II.
Mr. Small was employed by Sanborn's Motor Express for 30 years.
As a young man, he participated in ice and roller skating and football, and was also a woodworker.
He was a communicant of St. Mary's Church and belonged to its widows and widowers club. He was a member of the 50 Plus Club in Kennebunk, American Legion in Waterville and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He met with friends every morning at McDonald's Restaurant in Wells.
Surviving are two sons, James P. Jr. of Seattle and Charles E. of Exeter, N.H.; a daughter, Mrs. Earl (Mary) Rickett of Windham; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 111 Chapel Road. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon Monday at St. Mary's Church, Eldridge Road. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery.


Michael J. Nee Jr.
longtime Portland Water District employee
Michael J. Nee Jr., 73, of Payson Street died Friday at a Portland hospital after a long illness.
He was born in Portland, a son of Michael J. and Barbara O'Donnell Nee Sr., and graduated from Portland High School.
Mr. Nee served in the Navy during World War II.
He worked for Portland Terminal Co. for 14 years, for Portland Water District for 28 years and for Suburban Security for eight years.
Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Fern Howell Nee of Portland; two sons, Michael J. III of Scarborough and Kevin V. Nee of Westbrook; two daughters, Pamela J. Howe of Westbrook and Karen A. House of Sanford; two stepsons, David of Portland and Raymond Gilbert of Kirkland, Wash.; a stepdaughter, Brenda Tillery of Lexington, Ky.; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Jones, Rich and Hutchins Funeral Home, 199 Woodfords St. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.


George F. Earley Jr.
awarded Purple Heart in World War II
George F. Earley, Jr., 77, of Winthrop Street died Thursday at a Portland hospital of lung cancer.
He was born in Portland, a son of George F. and Winnifred Harris Earley Sr., and attended local parochial schools.
During World War II, Mr. Earley served in the Marine Corps in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations, where he received a Purple Heart for wounds received in action.
After the war, Mr. Earley returned to Portland. He joined the Portland Fire Department and was stationed at Central Fire Station on Congress Street.
Most of Mr. Earley's working career was in the construction industry with Local 12. He worked on several major projects including the Richards Wing at Maine Medical Center, the original Maine National Bank (now known as Post Office Square) and the power station at Cousins Island.
He was a member of the VFW Post 6859 of Portland and a communicant of St. Peter's Catholic Church.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Mary Cremonese Earley of Portland; a daughter, Sandra M. Ouillette of South Portland; three sons, George F. III of Portland, Steven G. of Windham and Anthony J. of Portland; two sisters, Ruth Wentworth of Inverness, Fla., and Winnifred "Susie" Wigglesworth of Portland; a brother, Matthew; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Conroy-Tully Funeral Home, 172 State St. Prayers will be recited at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Peter's Church. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.


Jerry Schulman
business executive; enjoyed gardening
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Jerry Schulman, 79, died Wednesday at his home.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., a son of Sam and Sally Schulman, he attended Brooklyn Technical High School and Erasmus Hall High School graduating in 1938.
In his youth, he was a member of the Boy Scouts, attaining Life rank. He ran on the varsity cross-country team.
He enlisted in the Army Air Corps and trained to become a pilot. He served from 1941 to 1945.
Mr. Schulman was vice president of Spartan General Merchandising Corp. of Brooklyn for more than 30 years before retiring to Florida in 1988.
In addition to his successful business career, he had many hobbies. He was an accomplished ivory carver. He loved gardening, designing and growing bonsai plants and constructing and maintaining a Japanese garden at his homes in New York and Florida. He liked to read and was an antique collector. He traveled to many countries around the world. He enjoyed painting and model building and learning how to use a computer.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Milton (Sue) Levy of Malverne, Pa., Mrs. Jame (Bonnie) Klein of Cumberland Foreside; three stepsons, Henry Schulman of Boca Raton, Fla., Nelson Schulman of Tarzana, Calif., and Peter Schulman of Boca Raton, Fla.; a brother, Stanley Schulman of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at Joseph Levine & Son, Westchester Pike, Broomall, Pa. Burial will be at Haym Salomon Memorial Park.


Margaret D. Fabricius
homemaker; also worked in tea shop
FALMOUTH — Margaret D. Fabricius, 93, of Middle Road died Thursday at a Portland hospital after a brief illness.
She was born here, a daughter of Frank and Inez Bucknam Richards, and attended Falmouth schools. She was a lifelong resident of Falmouth.
She graduated from Westbrook Seminary (now the Westbrook College campus of the University of New England) in 1925.
On Aug. 1, 1925 she married Ernest Fabricius. He died in 1990.
Mrs. Fabricius was primarily a homemaker but also worked at a local tea shop for many years.
She enjoyed cooking and reading. In earlier years she was a member of the Emmaus Lutheran Church's Ladies Aid and other women's church groups.
Surviving are a son, Dana Fabricius of Falmouth; a daughter, Brenda Fabricius of Hanover, N.H. ; and a sister, Elizabeth Blake of Houlton.
A funeral service will be held 11:30 a.m. Monday at Emmaus Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at Blanchard Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Gustavson will officiate. Arrangements are by Lindquist Funeral Home, Yarmouth.


Mildred S. Thompson
dietary aide at nursing home
ROCKLAND — Mildred S. "Gram" Thompson, 74, died Wednesday at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
Born in Rockland, a daughter of Russell G. and Lena M. Black Reynolds, she grew up in St. George and attended school there.
On Nov. 16, 1942, she married Ralph L. Thompson Sr. He died in 1981.
Mrs. Thompson was employed at Knox General Hospital, before working at Rockland Convalescent Center for 19 years as a dietary aide.
In her earlier years, she bowled on local teams and enjoyed going out to eat. She made excellent fudge and baked beans, according to her family. She was a member of St. George Grange.
Surviving are a son, Ralph L. Jr. of Rockland; a daughter, Geraldine Sawyer of Warren; a brother, Burton Ervin of St. George; six grandchildren and three great-grand- children.
A graveside funeral service will be held 10 a.m. today at Ridge Cemetery, Martinsville. The Rev. Wayne Sawyer will officiate. Arrangements are by Burpee-Strong Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St.


Maureen D. Keller
marine scientist at Bigelow Laboratory
NEWCASTLE — Dr. Maureen D. Keller, 45, died Wednesday in Portland.
She was a daughter of A. Emmet and Kathleen McIntire Logue, the only sister of seven brothers. She grew up in Scituate, Mass.
On Oct. 13, 1979, she married Thomas E. Keller in Scituate. They moved to Maine and had lived here ever since.
Dr. Keller received a bachelor's degree in zoology from the University of Rhode Island in 1976. She received a master's degree in oceanography from the University of Maine in 1979, and became employed by Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences. In 1998 she received a Ph.D. in oceanography from the University of Maine.
She was a marine scientist at Bigelow Laboratory and was knowledgable in the fields of ecology and physiology of marine phytoplankton. She was well-known for growing phytoplankton, identifying phytoplankton species in nature, and her work on the production of sulfur compounds by algae. Most recently she worked on the ecology of the toxic red tide organism, Alexandrium, in the Gulf of Maine, and the brown tide in the Long Island bays. She participated on many research cruises in the Atlantic Ocean, including the Gulf of Maine and Penobscot Bay.
Her work was funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency, Sea Grant, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, among others. She published more than 35 scientific papers and in 1995 and 1996 served on the interim administrative team at Bigelow.
Dr. Keller was an advocate of teaching science and marine research to students of all ages. She sponsored undergraduate student interns who worked in her lab and initiated and ran the annual program that brings 16 high school students from across Maine to the lab for an intensive one-week course in marine science.
She organized the Maine/New Hampshire regional competition of the first National Ocean Science Bowl, which is now an annual academic competition first held at the University of New England in 1998. She was also a lecturer at the University of New England, where she held an adjunct faculty appointment.
Dr. Keller entertained and cooked, was a flower and perennial gardener, and a small-scale farmer.
Surviving are her husband of Newcastle; her children, Kathleen Elizabeth and Eben Thomas Keller of Newcastle; her parents; and six brothers, Emmet of Hingham, Mass., Lawrence of Boca Raton, Fla., James of Norwell, Mass., Edward of Stetson, Martin of Braintree, Mass., and Richard Logue of Scituate, Mass.
A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Strong Funeral Home, Damariscotta. A reception will follow at the Back Street Landing restaurant at 12:30 p.m. A celebration of Dr. Keller's professional life and scientific career will be held at 1 p.m. Dec. 3 at Bigelow Laboratory, West Boothbay Harbor.

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