STEWART - Allan McCune, 77, passed away at his home in Overland Park,
Kan., on March 14, 2000.
He was born the son of William and Blanche McCune of Stewart.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret; three children; and two sisters,
Mrs. Wilson (Jean) Carr and Norma McCune.
He was a graduate of Ohio University, and served in the Army Air Corps
during World War II.
Memorial services were held March 20 at Disciples of Christ Church
in Overland Park.
ATHENS - Keith Elizabeth Bassine, 83, of Cave Junction, Ore., died
Thursday, May 25, 2000, at Three Rivers Community Hospital and Health Center-Washington
Campus in Grants Pass, Oregon.
She was born Keith Elizabeth Clark on Sept. 22, 1916, in Clothier,
W.Va. In 1934, she married Willis A. Gilmore, who preceded her in death.
From 1953 to 1961 she lived in Athens, where she worked at the A&P
Store. From 1961 to 1978 she lived in California and worked for TRW in
Redondo Beach. On Sept. 21, 1963, in Redondo Beach she married Willis J.
"Bill" Bassine, who preceded her in death in 1996. In 1978 she moved to
Cave Junction from Garden Grove, Calif.
She was a member of the Women's Club and volunteered for the Chamber
of Commerce, both in Cave Junction.
She especially loved her family and caring for her home. She also enjoyed
writing letters and baking.
Survivors include two sons, Clark Gilmore of Cave Junction; Ronald
Gilmore of Athens; a daughter, Mari Clark of Los Angeles, Calif.; a stepdaughter,
Patricia McSherry of Long Beach, Calif.; a sister, Kitty Carte, and her
husband, Lynn, of Cartersville, Ga.; five grandchildren, Kelly Wand, Ryan
Wand, John Gilmore, Keith Gilmore and Ronda Poffenbarger; three great-grandchildren;
and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her two husbands, she was preceded in death by her brother,
Memorial services will be held in September. Southern Oregon Cremation
Services of Grants Pass is in charge of arrangements.
Remembrances can be made to the American Heart Association, Oregon
Affiliate, 1245 NE Irving 100, Portland, OR 97232-4201; or the American
Lung Association of Oregon, P.O. Box 115, Portland, OR 97207-0115; or Three
Rivers Community Hospital Building Campaign, 1505 NW Washington Blvd.,
Grants Pass, OR 97526.
LITTLE HOCKING - Betty Lou Baker Bobo Dicken, 78, of Little Hocking,
died June 3, 2000, at the residence of her son, Chris Dicken of Little
She was born Jan. 21, 1922, in Athens, daughter of the late Warren
E. Baker and Martha Kibble Baker Hauber. She was a member of Door of Hope
Church, did extensive volunteer work for the Salvation Army in Richmond
and Louisville, Ky., and enjoyed needlework, singing and gardening.
Survivors include four sons, Levi "Bill" Bobo and his wife, Nancy,
of Coolville, Chris Dicken and his wife, Judy, of Little Hocking, Lee Dicken
and his wife, Carol, of Little Hocking, and John Bobo of Reedsville; a
daughter and son-in-law, Cherley and her husband, Del Grogg, of Parkersburg;
two brothers, Paul Hauber Jr. of Long Bottom, and Charles "Chuck" Hauber
of Reedsville; two sisters, Louise Glunsencamp and Leoma Hall of Coolville;
14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother,
Warren "Bus" Baker; two sisters, Opal Randolph and Edith Swain; an infant
son, Freddie Eugene Bobo; and former husbands William Bobo and Howard Dicken.
Services will be held Wednesday, 1 p.m., at White-Moquin Funeral Home,
Coolville, with Pastor Jay Hubbard officiating. Burial will be in Hetzer-Kibble
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8
NELSONVILLE - Anna Marie North, a longtime resident of Nelsonville,
died Jan. 27, 2000, in Charlotte, N.C., at the age of 96. A memorial Mass
will be celebrated by the Rev. Fr. John Mucha this Saturday, 11 a.m., at
St. Mary of the Hills Parish Hall on Washington Street in Nelsonville.
Mrs. North was born in Nelsonville of Hiram S. Rosser and Margaret
Gilmore Rosser in 1903. She was a graduate of Nelsonville High School and
Ohio University, where she received a B.S. in education. She taught briefly
before her marriage to Durward A. "D.A." North in 1928; and after moving
to Michigan in 1951, she resumed her teaching career. Anna and D.A. retired
in 1965 and returned to Nelsonville.
Anna was preceded in death by her husband in 1968; and by her siblings,
Margaret McMahon, and Charles, Edward and Floyd Rosser. She is survived
by her son, Robert, and his wife, Susan, of Isle of Palms, S.C.; granddaughters
Suzanne Picher and Melinda Saylor; grandson Ryan North; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary of the Hills Building Fund, 110 E.
Washington St., Nelsonville 45764.
HOLLISTER - Peggy R. Blosser, 39, of Hollister, died Saturday, Aug.
19, 2000, at Doctors North Hospital in Columbus.
She was born Sept. 2, 1960, in Perry County, daughter of Willowbee
Rutter Craig of Hollister and the late Gilbert E. Mehl.
Besides her mother, she is survived by her fiancé, Jeff Degarmore
of Hollister; a son, Roger Blosser of Hollister; sisters Mrs. Mark (Ruth
A.) Ratliff of New Lexington and Rose Mehl of Hollister; brothers John,
Richard and Michael Mehl, all of Hollister; and a stepbrother, Charles
Craig of Hollister.
Besides her father, she was preceded in death by brothers Floyd and
John Gilbert Mehl.
Services will be held Wednesday, 10 a.m., at Brown Funeral Home in
Murray City, with the Rev. Billy Ross officiating. Burial will be in Hilltop
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, 5 to 9 p.m.
LOGAN - Ryan B. Risch, 10-month-old daughter of Ryan A. Risch and Arica
Mason of Somerset, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Fairfield Medical Center
in Lancaster. She was born Oct. 12, 1999, in Gallipolis.
Services will be held Tuesday, 11 a.m., at Rockbridge United Methodist
Church. Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of services.
Arrangements are by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan.
LANCASTER - N. Myrtle Davis, 88, of Lancaster, died Thursday, Aug.
17, 2000, at Rockmill Rehabilitation Centre in Lancaster.
She was born Sept. 25, 1911, in Hocking County, the daughter of the
late Charles F. and Etta I. Steele Davis.
Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Heinlein-Brown Funeral
Home in Logan. Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 1 p.m. until the time
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fairfield County,
1111 E. Main St., Lancaster, 43130-4099.
LONDONDERRY - Jerry Ray Seitz, 59, of Londonderry, died Thursday, Aug.
24, 2000, at Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus.
He was born Aug. 14, 1941, in Harrison Twp., Vinton County, son of
Vernon H. Seitz of Londonderry and the late Marjorie L. Burt Seitz.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Williams Seitz.
There will be no calling hours or funeral services. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be made to Log Pile Church, c/o James McFadden,
17342 Route 327, Wellston 45692.
Arrangements are by Garrett Funeral Home in McArthur.
THE PLAINS - Arthur James Hayes, 75, of Lindley Inn, The Plains, died
at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000.
Born in Minneapolis, Minn., on Oct. 2, 1924, he was the son of the
late Wilbur L. and Mary Constance Sullivan Hayes. He was a retired advertising
executive and member of Christ the King Catholic Church. He received a
bachelors degree from University of Minnesota and an MBA from Harvard Business
College. He was a veteran of the Navy, having served on the USS Missouri
in the Pacific Theatre.
He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law James J. and Terry Hayes
of Athens and Jeffrey B. and Judi Hayes-Warren of Oregon; a son, Thomas
W. Hayes of Athens; and grandchildren Beth Hayes, Ben Hayes, Michael Hayes
and Benton Hayes of Warren, Ore., and Jennifer Hayes of Athens.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Dodge Hayes, in 1999; a
son, Peter D. Hayes; a sister, Marge Keefe; and a brother, William Hayes.
Arrangements for burial of cremains in Six Oaks Cemetery in Hilton
Head Island, S.C., are being completed by Jagers and Sons Funeral Home,
Bernice Luella Porter
THE PLAINS - Bernice Luella Porter, 88, formerly of The Plains, died
early Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law.
Born Oct. 24, 11911, at Cochransville, Ohio, she was the daughter of
the late William Pickett and Maude Elizabeth West Marlow of Sistersville,
She was a nurse at the Athens State Hospital for 17 1/2 years, a volunteer
at Mount St. Mary in Nelsonville for 25 years, a member of The Plains United
Methodist Church, a past worthy matron of Harrisonville Chapter 255 Order
of Eastern Star, a 62-year member of Athens Chapter 175 of Order of Eastern
Star, and a member of White Shrine of Jerusalem.
She was active in Athens Senior Citizens organizations, and had resided
with her daughter on Coolville Ridge in Athens for the past three years.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth Ellen and Roger
William Hawk of Athens; a son, Thomas Roger Porter of The Plains; five
grandchildren and their spouses, Suzanne Lynne and Mark Guda of Athens,
Sheryl Lynell Hawk of Nashville, Tenn., Ronald Mark and Mary Ann Hawk of
New Marshfield, Matthew Paul and Tammy Hawk of Athens, and Charles Franklin
Porter of The Plains; and eight great-grandchildren, Hope, Graham, Grey
and Harmony Guda, all of Athens, and Jacob, Joshua Jonathon and Jennifer
Hawk of New Marshfield..
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 53
years, Thomas C. Porter, who was the founder of Hocking Technical Institute,
Tri-County Joint Vocational School and the former Hocking Valley Motor
Lodge; an infant son, Carl William Porter; and two brothers, Arthur and
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Jagers and Sons
Funeral Home, Athens, by the Rev. David Roach of The Plains United Methodist
Church and Pastor Malcolm Grueser of Mount Zion United Brethren Church
at Shade. Burial will be in West Union Street Cemetery. Friends may call
at the funeral home Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. and one hour prior to the Tuesday
services. Athens Chapter Order of Easter Star 175 will hold memorial services
Monday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Athens Hospice, Box 873, Athens
LANCASTER - Betty J. McCune McGuire, 61, of Lancaster, died Monday,
Sept. 4, 2000, at Rockmill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lancaster.
She was a member of AMVETS auxiliary, VFW and the Hardley Able Club.
She is survived by a daughter, Jackie and Chris Keller of Lancaster;
three sons, John E. Hitchcock of Logan, Jeff A. and Kenton C. Hitchcock
of Columbus; a stepdaughter, Tina Hitchcock of Lancaster; eight grandchildren
and a great-grandchild; seven sisters, Shirley (Paul) Vamos of Portsmouth,
Vera (Jerry) Leasure of South Carolina, Nancy (Richard) Snoke of Reynoldsburg,
Dixie Misner of Athens, Pat (Tony) McPherson of Coolville, Debbie McCune
of Indiana and Becky (Jeff) Galloway of Indiana; three brothers, Pete McCune
of Athens, Tim (Diane) McCune of Albany and Mike McCune of Chauncey; several
nieces and nephews; and many special friends.
She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Hitchcock; her parents
and a brother.
Services will be Friday, 11:30 a.m., at Sheridan Funeral Home, Lancaster,
with Pastor R. Schildbach officiating. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memory
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and
Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
AMESVILLE - Connie Arlene Postle, 44, of Amesville, died unexpectedly
Thursday morning, Sept. 7, 2000, at her home.
She was born Aug. 2, 1956, in Wheeling, W.Va., daughter of Mary Martha
Foster Arbogast of Stewart and late Lonnie A. Arbogast.
Mrs. Postle was a licensed cosmetology instructor and worked for Visible
Changes. She was a 16-year resident of Amesville and a former resident
of Nelsonville. She attended school in Fairmont, W.Va., and Tri-County
Vocational School, and was an Army veteran.
She is survived by her husband, Lewis Warner Postle; daughters Annette
Young of The Plains, Ann (Phillip) Bell of Amesville, Tonya Postle of Columbus,
and Laura (Philip) Bass of Belpre; a son, Michael (Shannon) Postle of Athens;
grandchildren Rachele, Phillip, Marley, Brandon, Jake, Leha, Michelle,
Jordan, Sidney, A.J. and Juston (cq); sisters Sharon (Milton "Moe") Cottingham
of Fairmont, W.Va., Kathy (Earl) Pyles of Fairmont, W.Va., Carol (Tom)
Welch of Texas, and Kelly (Rodney) Brown of Stewart; brothers Andrew Arbogast
of Athens, David (Sandra) Arbogast of Athens, Michael (Susie) Arbogast
of Fairmont, W.Va., and Lonnie Arbogast of Stewart; a special brother-in-law,
Ronald Postle of Wallace, W.Va.; and a special sister-in-law, Eunice Mulford
Besides her father, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Anthony
Postle; and a sister, Linda Postle.
Funeral services will be held Monday, 1 p.m., at Jagers and Sons Funeral
Home, with Pastor Richard Chambers officiating. Burial will be in Wyers
Cemetery, with military rites conducted at the gravesite.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m.,
and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
RACINE - Daisy M. Sayre, 89, of 604 Broadway St., Racine, died Tuesday,
Sept. 5, 2000, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 18, 1910, in Racine, daughter of the late Herman
and Mildred Rose Wolfe.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ward
Services will be held Thursday, 2 p.m., at Cremeens Funeral Home. Burial
will be in Plants Cemetery, Racine.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, noon to 2 p.m.
LOGAN - Dennis William Fuller, 44, of Logan, died Monday, Sept. 4,
2000, in Logan.
He was born July 30, 1956, in Lancaster, son of Clarence and Edith
Elizabeth Helber Fuller. He was a self-employed excavator.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Ann Devol Fuller; two sons, Jesse
and Finn Fuller of the home; a daughter, Molly Fuller of the home; and
a sister, Melody Huffman of Reynoldsburg.
Memorial services were held Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home in Logan.
Burial was in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Valley Church (Helber
Church), and can be mailed to Olive Helber, 1274 Third St., Logan 43138.
CULVER CITY, Calif. - Diana Ruth Weddle Florance, 51, of Culver City,
Calif., died in Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 4, 2000.
She was born in Athens on June 6, 1949, daughter of the late Vernon
and Ruth Ambruster Weddle. She was a graduate of The Plains High School,
a member of West L.A. Christian Center and formerly attended The Plains
and Amelia Church of the Nazarene.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas; sisters, Joyce Weddle and Judy
Gray of Amelia; a brother, Dan Weddle of Dallas, Texas; an aunt, Mary Davis
of Amelia; an uncle, Robert Armbruster of Springboro; and cousins Jane
Pack, Preston and Tina Silvey, and Jessica Brown.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Weddle.
A memorial service will be held Friday, 1 p.m., at Jagers and Sons
Funeral Home in Athens, with Pastor Mike Teagarden officiating. Burial
will be in West State Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family
to help with funeral expenses.
WELLSTON - M. Donise Stroth Rader, 78, of 112 N. New Jersey Ave., Wellston,
died early Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2000, after a long illness.
Born in Wellston, she was the daughter of the late Lowry B. "Fitz"
and Dorothy Stroth.
Besides raising her family, her busy and rewarding life included graduating
from Ohio State University, where she was a member of Delta Omicron music
sorority and earned an English degree major and a music minor. Her love
of music allowed her to participate in the once nationally popular Major
Bowes' Radio Show in New York City. She was fortunate to have traveled
all over the world, and visited many diverse cultures.
Prior to her illness, she enjoyed playing golf with friends and helping
with the family tree farm business.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas, a retired U.S.A.F. colonel;
daughter Linda and son-in-law, James, and granddaughter Jamie of Cleveland,
Ohio; son John of Wellston; and son Steven and daughter-in-law La Rae and
grandson Sean of Wellston.
A memorial service will be held Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. at Jenkins Funeral
ATHENS - Donna Halbirt Harmon passed away late Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000,
at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital. She had been in declining health for several
years following a stroke.
Born Donna Dorr Halbirt on Aug. 9, 1913, she was the daughter of Earl
and Bernice Dorr Halbirt of Canaan Twp. She graduated from Rome Canaan
High School in 1931. After two years at Ohio University, she taught at
Canaanville School for several years, beginning in 1934. She received a
degree in education from OU in 1938. She was later employed by OU, in both
the president's office and the business office. In the early 1940s, she
was secretary to the president of a tool manufacturing firm in Dayton.
She was married to William A. Harmon on June 17, 1943, and had one
child, William Jr.
Mrs. Harmon was a member of Athens First United Methodist Church and
the Nabby Lee Ames Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, of which
she was a past regent. She was a life member of the Hospital Guild and
of the Athens County Historical Society. She was a past member of Canaanville
Methodist Church, the Business and Professional Women's Club and several
bridge clubs. She had traveled extensively.
She was a descendant of one of the first settlers of Athens. The party
came by canoe from Marietta in 1797, surveyed the town and claimed lots.
In this line, she was a member of the sixth consecutive generation to live
in Athens County.
Mrs. Harmon is survived by her husband; her son and daughter-in-law,
William Jr. and Judith; three grandchildren, Katherine of Bloomington,
Ind., John of Columbus and Sarah of Cleveland; a brother and sister-in-law,
John and Margaret Halbirt of Spring, Texas; a brother-in-law, Foster Harmon
of Sarasota Fla.; and a sister-in-law, Mary Halbirt of Athens.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers,
Roger and Phil, both of Athens County.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, 10 a.m., at Jagers and Sons
Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Thomas Hanover officiating. Burial
will be in West Union Street Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to charity of
the donor's choice.
ATHENS - Dorothy L. Baird, 84, of Athens, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000,
at 9:15 p.m., at the home of her son in Hamilton.
She was born in Dayton, daughter of Roy Emerson and Anna Boham Linville.
She married Frank C. Baird on June 15, 1940, in Youngstown, and he preceded
her in death in 1981. She was an honor graduate of Denison University,
a member of the United Methodist Church in Berea, an avid bridge player
and a volunteer at Southwest General Hospital, Berea.
She is survived by her son, John R. Baird, and wife, Lynn, of Hamilton;
three brothers, Norman Linville of Richmond, Va., Gordon Linville of Youngstown,
and Malcolm Linville of Chardon; four grandchildren, Molly Christine Morgan
and her fiancee, Tim Meyer, of Pickerington, Michael Todd Morgan of North
Charleston, S.C., and Leslie Winter Baird and Rebecca Linville Baird, both
of Hamilton. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her
daughter Judith Karen Morgan in March 2000, and a brother, Melvin Linville.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, noon, at Athens First United
Methodist Church, 2 College St. in Athens. Memorial contributions may be
made to James Cancer Hospital, in care of Ohio State University, 10th and
Neal Aves., Columbus 43210-1228; or Vitas Hospice, PMB:137, 407 Vine St.,
Cincinnati 45202-2806. Weigel Funeral Home is serving the family.
MIDDLEPORT - Dorothy Jones Pierce, 83, of Middleport, died Wednesday,
Sept. 6, 2000, in Middleport.
She was born Jan. 13, 1917, in Orbeston, daughter of the late Carman
Eugene and Doris Anna Lewis Jones.
She is survived by a daughter, Dixie Pierce Arbuckle.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Millard
Services will be held Saturday, 2 p.m., at Fisher Funeral Home in Middleport.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association,
Meigs County Division, c/o Jean Wolfe, P.O. Box 586, Pomeroy 45769.
LOGAN - Dorothy Annabelle Primmer Rheinscheld, 75, of Alabaster, Ala.,
died Tuesday, July 25, 2000, at her home after an extended illness.
She was born June 12, 1925, to the late George Carl and Carrie May
She is survived by her husband, Gerald Boyd Rheinscheld Sr.; five children,
Cheryl D. Richmond, Gerald B. Rheinscheld Jr., Pamela A. Goss, James M.
Rheinscheld and Kay E. Hart.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, 5 p.m., at Heinlein-Brown
Funeral Home in Logan. Family will receive friends Saturday, from 1 p.m.
until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts be made to Joseph
S. and Theresa R. Bruno Cancer Center, P.O. Box 12683 Birmingham, Ala.
35202, or Baptist Hospice Shelby County, 569 1st St. North, Alabaster,
GLOUSTER - Freda Claire Wagner, 88, of Glouster, died Friday, Sept.
1, 2000, at her residence.
Born May 6, 1912, in Darwin, she was the daughter of the late Bates
and Alcinda Biggs Carper. She is survived by her husband, WIlliam K. Wagner.
Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Liberty Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m.
POMEROY - George A. Ziegler, 90, of Pomeroy, died Monday, Sept. 4,
2000, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 10, 1910, in Bedford Twp. near Darwin, son of the
late George H. and Mamie Kappel Ziegler. He was a retired employee for
Columbia Gas of Ohio and a farmer.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mildred Thoma Ziegler;
a son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Jann Ziegler of Pomeroy; a daughter
and son-in-law, Lola and Robert Signom of Dayton; brothers Charles Fred
and Clair E. Ziegler, both of Pomeroy; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law,
William Hart of Shade, Glenn and Grace Thoma of Chester; grandchildren
Meagan (Matthew West) Turner of Dayton, Rob Signom of Dayton and Christopher
Judge of Wilmington, N.C.; many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Errett, Lowell
and Avery; a sister, Ethel Hart; and nephews, Wayne Ziegler and George
Mr. Ziegler was a member of Bunker Hill Church, a 72-year member of
Modern Woodmen of America Burlingham Camp 7230, and Columbia Gas of Ohio
Quarter Century Club.
Services will be held Thursday, 1 p.m., at Ewing Funeral Home, Pomeroy,
with Roger Watson officiating. Burial will be in Burlingham Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, 4 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to hospice or other charitable organizations.
ALBANY - Howard A. Hudnall, 63, of Pearl Wood Road, Albany, died Saturday,
Sept. 2, 2000, in the emergency room of Doctors Hospital of Nelsonville.
He was born May 28, 1937, in Canton, son of the late Ernest and Lenora
McNutt Hudnall. He was a masonry worker and retired after 17 years with
Athens Mental Health Center.
He is survived by his wife, Addie Randolph Hudnall; three daughters,
Penny (Lloyd) Hudnall of Athens, Lois (Butch) Haning of Pomeroy and Addie
(Harold) McDaniel of Shade; two sons, Kenny (Amy) Hudnall of Athens and
Howie Hudnall of Albany; 14 grandchildren; five sisters, Opal Sharpe of
Athens, Gloria King of Shade, Joan King of Pomeroy, Glenna Wade of Albany
and Charlotte Hudnall of Albany; and three brothers, Willard of Dyesville,
Bob of Albany and Alfred of Athens.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, David Hudnall;
a stillborn sister, Lenora Hudnall; and two grandchildren, Tina Douglas
and Randy Hudnall.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Haning Cemetery,
Chase Road, Albany, with the Rev. Darrell Clark officiating.
Friends may call at Bigony-Jordan Funeral Home, Albany, on Wednesday,
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
ALBANY - John R. Gonyer, 44, of Albany, passed away Friday, Sept. 1,
2000, at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens. He was born Feb. 27, 1956,
in Haverhill, Mass., the son of the late Richard H. and Flora Morse Gonyer.
He attended Faith Baptist Church in New Marshfield.
He is survived by his wife, Kristine Pinney Gonyer of Albany; a son,
Richard Nyberg of Chillicothe; a stepson, Roly Gonyer of the home; two
stepdaughters, Darlene and Wanda Nyberg; several grandchildren; four brothers;
two sisters; father- and mother-in-law, Kenneth and Ruth Pinney of Logan;
and grandparents-in-law, William and Mary Ellen Mingus.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Faith Baptist Church
in New Marshfield, with Pastor Adelbert Winegardner officiating. Friends
may call from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements were completed by Souers-Cardaras Funeral Homes in Nelsonville.
BUCHTEL - John R. "Rob" Lewis, 78, of 8583 Newton Falls Road, Wayland,
died 8:11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000, at Robinson Memorial Hospital in
He was born Aug. 9, 1922, in Buchtel, son of Bert and Louise Dearing
Lewis, and moved to Wayland in 1964 from Paris Twp.
Mr. Lewis was a press operator at Falls Steel Tube for more than 30
years before retiring in 1988.
He served in the Army during World War II, was a member of Newton Falls
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Newton Falls AMVETS and Lake Milton American
Mr. Lewis enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
Survivors include his special friend, Mary Jane Grimwood of Wayland;
two sisters, Clara Russell of Akron and Edith Johnson of Lordstown; a brother,
Charles of Detroit; and several nieces and nephews.
Two sisters, Leona Wilson and Mary Johnson; and four brothers, Paul,
James, Earl and Leonard Lewis, are deceased.
The funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday at James Funeral Home in
Wayland, where friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be Newton
John Richard Flowers
STEWART - John Richard Flowers, 68, of Route 1 in Stewart, died Friday,
Sept. 1, 2000, at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens.
He was the son of the late Arthur and Evelyn Cook Flowers. He was retired
laborer and attended Kilvert Mission in Kilvert.
He is survived by three sons, Richard and Gary Flowers of California
and Michael Walker of Albany; a brother, Sherman Flowers of Cutler; a sister,
Margaret Tabler of Stewart; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Faye
Flowers, Leora Tabler and Louise Hill; and six brothers, Wilbert, James,
Freeman, Arthur, Charles and Earl.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Kilvert Mission
in Kilvert with the Rev. Steve Skillet officiating. Burial will be in Kilvert
Cemetery. Friends may call at Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill
today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.