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Ruler Champe
GLOUSTER - Ruler M. Champe, 76, of Glouster, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000.
He was born May 10, 1924, in Charleston, W.Va., the son of the late Ruler M. and Chloe Black Champe.
Mr. Champe was a retired coal miner and an Army veteran of World War II. He served in Gen. Patton's Third Tank Division and the 274th Field Artillery. He was a member of the Glouster Masonic Lodge, the Glouster American Legion, The Plains VFW, and the United Mine Workers.
He is survived by his wife, Arlene White Champe; daughters Romona Young of Charleston, W.Va., Arvil Diana Miller, of Glouster, Jacalyn (Bill) Patton, of Dayton, Cathy Morris of Jacksonville, Martha (Dave) Dolan, of Glouster;, Cynthia Thompson of Athens; a son, James (Nina) Andrews, of Nelsonville; 19 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles Champe of Charleston, W.Va.; and a sister, Mary Champe Hall of Nelsonville.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Wanda June Champe.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, with James Osborn and Don Seevers officiating. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit.
Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., where Masonic services will be held at 7 :30 p.m.

Charles Self
NEW STRAITSVILLE - Charles Louis Self II, 66, of New Straitsville, died Saturday Sept. 30, 2000, at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
He was born Aug. 19, 1934, in Shawnee, son of the late Charles Louis and Ella Mae Slatzer Self.
Services will be held Tuesday, 1 p.m., at Roberts Funeral Home, Logan, with burial in New Straitsville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Darlie Pritchard
NELSONVILLE - Darlie Kathleen Pritchard, 83, of Columbus, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at her home. She was born in Buchtel.
She is survived by children Ben Pritchard, Charmaine Garey and Theron Pritchard. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph S. Pritchard.
Services will be held Friday, noon, at Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are by Shoedinger North Chapel, Columbus.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Christ Presbyterian Church, 4220 Cleveland Ave., Columbus 43224.

Earnest Barrows
ATHENS - Earnest G. Barrows Jr., 67, of Athens, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital.
Born April 15, 1933, in Athens, he was the son of the late Earnest G. Sr. and Irene Jewell Barrows.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Barrows; two daughters, Pam Oney and Christina Biggins; and a son, Earnest G. Barrows III.
Services will be held Tuesday, 10 a.m., at Hughes-Moquin Funeral Home, Athens, with burial in Alexander Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today, 6 to 8 p.m.
Contributions may be made for expenses, in care of Mary Barrows, 22 Kurtz St., Apt. 306, Athens 45701.

Eula Waldron
McARTHUR - Eula G. Waldron, 86, formerly of McArthur, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at Huston Nursing Home, Hamden.
She was born Feb. 4, 1914, in Wellston, daughter of the late Hilas and Ida Iona Spires Ward. She was a homemaker and a member of McArthur Church of the Nazarene.
She is survived by two daughters, Alyce (Omer) Seitz of McArthur and Helen Pierce of Wellston; 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren and a great-great-great-grandchild.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her former husband, James S. Waldron; sons James D., Lewis P. and James E. Waldron; a son-in-law, Kenneth Pierce; two brothers, five sisters, a granddaughter and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday, 11 a.m., at Garrett Funeral Home, McArthur, with the Rev. William H. Roth officiating. Burial will be in Elk Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, 4 to 8 p.m.

Gale McCain
COOLVILLE - Gale Lee McCain, 64, of Coolville, died early this morning, Oct. 4, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Parkersburg, W.Va.
He was born June 29, 1936, in Meigs County, son of the late Dana McCain and Lettie Connolly McCain. He was a graduate of Chester High School Class of 1953, was an active member of Gospel Baptist Church in Torch and a member of Shade River Lodge 453 of Chester, Valley of Cambridge Scottish Rite and Aladdin Shrine Temple of Columbus. He was a former member of Carpenters Union Local 899 of Parkersburg. At the time of his death, he was an active member of Carpenters Union Local 512 of Ann Arbor, Mich.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Zetah Buckley McCain; a son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Amy McCain; a brother and sister-in-law, Norman and Audelle McCain; brothers and sisters-in-law, Eloise and John Lodwick, Vivian and Charles Humphrey, Peg Buckley, Bob Merideth, Darlene Buckley, Hazel Turner, Chester Buckley, Marilyn and Randall Coulson and Martha Rieser; aunts and uncles, and several nieces and nephews; a foster sister-in-law, Delores Frank; and a special friend of the family, Erma Cleland.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother; a foster brother, Harlis Frank; and several brothers and sisters-in-law.
Services will be held Saturday, 11 a.m., at White-Moquin Funeral Home, Coolville, with Pastor Jay Hubbard officiating. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery, Long Bottom.
Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, 3 to 9 p.m.

Helen Wilson
LOGAN - Helen Lucille Wilson, 90, of Logan, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000, in the emergency room of Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
She was born Feb. 7, 1910, in Logan, daughter of the late Benjamin and Lulubelle Fisher Cooper.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Mervin Wilson.
Services will be held today, 1 p.m., at Roberts Funeral Home in Logan. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Hope Twp., Hocking County.
Friends may call at the funeral home today, from 10 a.m. until time of services.

Irene Wilson
ATHENS - Emma Irene Ator Wilson, 94, of Athens, died early Sunday morning, Oct. 1, 2000, at Brookside/Hickory Creek Nursing Center, The Plains.
She was born July 26, 1906, in Athens County, daughter of the late John Herman and Alice Grace Walker Ator. She graduated from John Hancock High School, now Ohio University's Ellis Hall. She was a former resident of the Pleasanton and Bates Road area.
Mrs. Wilson left Athens in 1940 to reside in Dayton, where she was employed by National Cash Register, Frigidaire and Rikes Department Store. She returned to the Athens area in later years.
She is survived by nieces and nephews Anna Grace Ator (William) Carle of Hockessin, Del., Mariam Ator (Robert) Woods of Dayton, Mary (Richard) Abel of Athens, Carrie Ator (Ralph) James of New Marshfield, Shirley (Chuck) Dailey of Athens, Richard (Celeste) Lillie of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., John (Elsa) Ator of Avon, Frank Reed Beverage of Battle Creek, Mich., Malcolm (Carmen) Ator of Columbus, Jim (Connie) Ator of Albany, John (Debra) Ator of McArthur, Larry Ator of Athens, and Darwin (Patricia) Streets of Sandwich, Ill.; a nephew by marriage, Robert Woolard of Dayton; and close friends Bernard and Betty Briggs of Dayton.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde O. Wilson, in 1993; two sisters, Bertha Beverage and Edith Lillie; and four brothers, Earl, Orlo, Gilbert and Conard Ator.
Services will be held Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home in Athens, with the Rev. John Elswick presiding. Burial will be in Bates Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today, 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bates Cemetery Association, in care of Peggy Seipel, 6415 Pleasant Hill Road, Athens 45701.

James Mayle
ZANESVILLE - James Alva Mayle, 53, of Zanesville, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville.
He was born March 12, 1947, in Sharpsburg, son of Romanus and Emma Parsons Mayle. He had been a mill clerk for A.K. Steel in Zanesville for 35 years, and was a veteran of the Army National Guard. He was a member of Carey Street Mission in Zanesville and Zanesville American Legion Post 29.
He is survived by a son, Scott Mayle of Zanesville; a grandson, Darien James Mayle of Zanesville; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kalynn Mayle.
Services will be held Friday, 1 p.m., at Mount Hermon Church, Amesville Route 1, with the Revs. Henry Mayle and John Butcher officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery.
Friends may call at Stone-Matheney Funeral Home, Chesterhill, Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and at the church on Friday one hour prior to services.

Infant Cooper-Kempton
THE PLAINS - The infant child of Carrie April Cooper and Kasey Lewis Kempton of The Plains was stillborn Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus.
Surviving are maternal grandparents Sheryl Cooper and Jeff Higgins of The Plains, and Gary and Jeanne Cooper of Athens; paternal grandparents Kitty Kempton of Millfield and Kurt Kempton of Jacksonville; maternal great-grandparents James R. Darnell Sr. and Gilbert P. Cooper Sr., both of The Plains; paternal great-grandparents Florence Daugherty of Millfield, and Lewis and Grace Kempton of Jacksonville.
The baby was preceded in death by maternal great-grandmothers Nancy F. Darnell and Mary B. Cooper, and paternal great-grandfather George Daugherty.
Graveside services will be held Friday, 1 p.m., at Athens Memory Gardens, with the Rev. David Roach officiating. There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are by Hughes-Moquin Funeral Home, Athens.

Vesta Lambert
MIDDLEPORT - Vesta M. Lambert, 95, formerly of Middleport, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at Village Care Center in Galion after a six-month illness.
She was born March 12, 1905 in Meigs County, the daughter of the late George and Jessie Gilmore Sisson. She was a cook at Bradbury Public School System for 15 years, and worked as a cook in restaurants in Pomeroy, Bradbury and Middleport. She enjoyed cooking and sewing and liked to go out to eat. She was a member of Southview Baptist Church in Galion.
She is survived by a daughter, Mary Stewart of Crestline; a daughter, Jessie (Ralph) Rose of Mt. Gilead; a son, James (Lois) Lambert of Port Orange, Fla.; a son, William (Ruth) Lambert, of Galion; three sisters, Mabel Michaels, Mary Roush and Pauline Hudson, all of Middleport; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis R. Lambert; a daughter, Virginia Sayre; two brothers, Joseph and John Sisson; two granddaughters; and a grandson.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home in Galion with the Rev. Carmel Hoskins officiating. Burial will be in Crawford County Memory Gardens in Crestline.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to HomeCare Matters Hospice, P.O. Box 327, Galion, 44833.

Marie Domigan
POMEROY - Marie N. Domigan of Jacksonville, N.C., formerly of Meigs County, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2000.
She was born Nov. 19, 1920, in Scarboro, W.Va., daughter of the late R.B. Nelson and the late Hazel Whitt Nelson.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Domigan, in 1978; and brothers Richard B. and James L.
She is survived by two sons, Charles "Skip" (Dianna) of Coolville and John A. (Catherine) of Woodbridge, Va.; a daughter, Cindy Midkiff (Daniel) of Jacksonville, N.C.; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild; two sisters, Helen King of Bidwell and Kathleen Pauley of Greensboro, N.C.; two sisters-in-law, Marii Kenton of Paris, Ky., and Kay Ragland of Lexington, Ky.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Sunday, 2:30 p.m., at Cherry Ridge Cemetery, Pomeroy. Arrangements are by White-Moquin Funeral Home, Coolville.
In lieu of flowers or other remembrances, it is requested that a memorial be given to Cherry Ridge Cemetery, in care of Alberta Hysell, 43315 Frank Road, Pomeroy 45769.

Max Hamilton
MIDDLETOWN - Max Foster Hamilton, 64, of Middletown, formerly of Athens, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, at his residence.
He was born June 18, 1936, in Akron, son of the late Harry and Irene Zimmerman Hamilton.
He is survived by his wife, Judy A. Hamilton, and daughters Mary Kozarec, Julie Bowman, Debbie Lyninger and Vicki Mattor.
Services will beTuesday, 2 p.m., at Woodside Cemetery, Middletown. There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton.
Arrangements are by Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown.

Michael and Matthew Smith
MALTA - Michael Wayne and Matthew Shane Smith, twin infant sons of Webster Wayne Smith and Erin Michelle Gandee of Malta, were stillborn Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Bethesda Hospital, Zanesville.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, 1 p.m., at Bartlett Cemetery. Friends may call at Stone-Matheney Funeral Home, Chesterhill, on Thursday, from 11 a.m. until time of services.

Nettie Hemrick
NEW STRAITSVILLE - Nettie June Hemrick, 85, of New Straitsville, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Sunbridge Nursing Home, New Lexington.
She was born June 22, 1915, in Greendale, daughter of the late William and Jennie Lambert Dye.
She is survived by a son, John, and daughters Jackie Maffin, Ann Wintermute and Marie Queen. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Henry Hemrick.
Services will be Friday, 1 p.m., at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, with burial in Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery, Perry County.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Richard Bishop Sr.
WELLSTON - Richard L. Bishop Sr., 70, of Mulga Road, Wellston, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens.
He was born Jan. 7, 1930, in Milton Twp., Jackson County, son of the late Alfred and Grace Bishop. He retired from Kuppenheimer, graduated from Wellston High School in 1949, and attended Zion No. 3 Church. He loved and cared for his family and church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Tom, Rick and John Bishop Sr., and a sister, Norma Hughes.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Rita Leach Bishop; a son, Richard (Sally) Bishop of Wellston; a daughter, Tonya (Alfred) Dye Jr. of Chillicothe; seven grandchildren, Amy, Kelly, Mandy, Eric, Nikki, Julie and Lyndy; three great-grandchildren, Heather, Tyler and Shelby; two sisters, Alene Gould and Betty Jarvis of Wellston; several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.
Services will be Friday, 1 p.m., at Zion No. 3 Church, with the Revs. Richard Bishop Jr., Ed Barney and Chuck Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.
Friends may call at J.P. Rogers Funeral Home, Wellston, today from 2 to 9 p.m., and at the church on Friday one hour prior to services.

Russell Jellison
THE PLAINS - Russell S. Jellison, 87, of The Plains, died Monday morning, Oct. 2, 2000, at his home after a brief illness.
He was born March 13, 1913, in The Plains, son of the late Samuel and Minnie Jago Jellison. He was a graduate of The Plains High School, where he was class valedictorian.
Mr. Jellison was a truck driver for Athens Oil Co., and also was employed by the Ohio Department of Agriculture and Poston power station. He was a member of The Plains Church of the Nazarene, where he served as Sunday school superintendent, teacher and choir director.
He is survived by his wife, Georgia Elizabeth Hall Jellison; a daughter, Mary Ann (David) Smith of West Springfield, Mass.; three sons, James J. (Erna) Jellison of Tuscon, Ariz., Virgil "Butch" Jellison of Erie, Pa., and Paul (Deanna) Jellison of Mason; a stepson, Jim Hall of Meadville, Pa.; 12 grandchildren, Shawn, Misty and Todd Jellison, Cheryl Jacobs, Deborah Gray, Steven and Melissa Smith, Tina, Wayne and James Jellison Jr., Jason and Jimmy Hall; eight grandchildren; and a sister, Ann Pasco of Washington, Pa.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Bowers and Reba Howard; and a brother, Allen Jellison.
A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday, 7 p.m., at The Plains Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Mark Dupler officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church building fund's, 49 Connett Road, The Plains 45780.
A reception for friends of the family will be held Wednesday, 6:30 to 7 p.m., at the church.
Arrangements are by Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens.

Stella Daugherty
GLOUSTER - Stella Mildred Daugherty, 89, of Glouster, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at Arcadia Acres Nursing Home in Logan.
She was born Aug. 17, 1911, in Morristown, the daughter of the late Harvey and Anna Katzenbach Smith. She was the widow of Frank W. Daugherty and a member of the Bishopville Church of Christ.
Mrs. Daugherty is survived by two brothers, Pearley Smith of Gore and Harvey Smith Jr. of Mullins, S.C.; and a sister, Florence Daugherty of The Plains.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Cardaras Funeral Home in Glouster, with Rev. John Wright officiating. Burial will be in Chesterhill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, one hour prior to the service.

Thomas Guzek
ALBANY - Thomas E. Guzek, 45, of Albany, formerly of Glendale, W.Va., died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, at his home.
He was an electrician for Dan Inman Electric, and was a local musician and a former employee of American Electric Power, Meigs Division. He was a former member of St. Francis Xavier Church in Moundsville.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey J. Guzek; a daughter, Joette Guzek of Moundsville; his parents, Walter A. and Rita Ann Guzek; two brothers, Walter Guzek Jr. and John Guzek; two sisters, Rita Ann Cain and Belvenia Vadas; and many friends.
Services will be private, and there will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are by Jagers and Sons Funeral Home in Athens.

Walter Ruth
ATHENS - Walter I. Ruth, formerly of Athens, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, in Akron.
He was born in Hilliard, son of Herb and Mary E. Ruth. He is survived by his wife, Virginia, and stepson William Morehart.
Funeral services are Monday at 6 p.m. at Adams-Mason Funeral Home in Akron. Burial will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in Forest Cemetery, Circleville.

Wilby Johnson
LOGAN - Wilby Harold Johnson, 86, of Logan, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
He was born Dec. 28, 1913, in Deer Creek Twp., Pickaway County, son of the late John M. and Mary Linley Johnson.
Services will be Friday, 1 p.m., at Roberts Funeral Home, Logan, with burial in Brown Chapel Cemetery, Ross County.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.

Calvin Smith
NELSONVILLE - W. Calvin Smith, 78, of 4 Watson St., Fredericktown, died Friday, Oct. 13, 29000, at the Laurels of Mount Vernon.
He was born May 7, 1922, in Nelsonville, to Lee Roy and Mona Mur Webb Smith, and had been a resident of Fredericktown for the past 11 years. Calvin had been employed for 20 years at Hope United Methodist Church in Toledo. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Fredericktown United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Pauline Breeze Smith; two daughters, Carolyn Walsh of Fredericktown and Nancy (Gary) McKibben of Toledo; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard L. Smith.
Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Snyder Funeral Home, Fredericktown, where funeral services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Richard Prater officiating. Burial will follow in Green Lawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.

Carrie Waldron
McARTHUR - Carrie E. Waldron, 68, of McArthur, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at her residence.
Born May 4, 1932, in Columbia Twp. in Meigs County, she was the daughter of the late Noah C. and Florence Cooper Harvey. A 1950 graduate of Hamden High School, she was a homemaker, a member and past worthy matron of Hamden Chapter 244 Order of Eastern Star, and a member of the Hamden United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Niles H. "Windy" Waldron; a son and daughter-in-law, Melvin M. "Mike" and Pamela Waldron of Wellston; a daughter, Annette Andrews of Lancaster; 10 grandchildren; a great grandchild; five sisters, Pearl Bowen of Zaleski, Lyda Mae (Bill) Jones of Springfield, Mildred Willis of Panama City, Fla., Freda Montgomery of Jackson, and Maxine (Walter) Stephenson of McArthur; two brothers, John (Betty Jane) Harvey of Springfield and Ferrie (Ann) Harvey of Galloway; and several nieces and nephews, including Marilyn Warner of Bradenton Beach, Fla., who lived in the home.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant twin sibling; three brothers, Clyde, Hollis and Luther Harvey; and two sisters, Cynthia Kirkendall and Hazel Rife.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Garrett Funeral Home in McArthur, with the Rev. Olan Harvey officiating. Burial will be in Hamden Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 4 to 8 p.m., with Eastern Star Services being held at 7:30 p.m.

Clarence Fife
MIDDLEPORT - Clarence Edward Fife, 74, of Middleport, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, W.Va.
Born March 29, 1926, in Gallipolis, he was the son of the late Ross Albert and Bessie Hood Fife.
He also was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Jean Oiler Fife, and is survived by children Judy Farley, Jenny Lair, Debbie Maxwell, and Eddie, Gary, Todd and Scott Fife.
Services will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Home, Middleport, with burial in Gravel Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m.

Clairus Stover
NELSONVILLE - Clairus J. "Sonny" Stover, 60, of Nelsonville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at Doctors Hospital of Nelsonville.
He was born Oct. 1, 1940, in Athens County, the son of Audrey Murphy of Nelsonville and the late Glenn Murphy, and the adopted son of the late Scott and Elizabeth Stover. He was married to Rebecca Adams Allen Stover of Nelsonville.
He was retired from Brooks Shoe Co. of Nelsonville.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, David "Andy" Allen Jr. of Nelsonville; a daughter, Angela (Terry) McClain of Nelsonville; an adopted daughter, Jaclyn Maas of Nelsonville; five grandchildren, Christopher, Trista, Cody and Misty McClain and Allison Levering; a special brother-in-law, Russell (Mary Jo Edwards) Adams Jr. of Nelsonville; six sisters, Geneivie Jones of Salem, Hazel (John) Potter of New Lexington, and Sylvia Doolittle, Pearl Mace, Sandy Burley and Sharon (Neil) Allen, all of Nelsonville; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brothers Dale, Odell, Roscoe and Russell Stover.
Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with Pastor David Cogar officiating. Interment will be in Connett Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.

Bertha Crippen
ALBANY - Bertha Crippen, 88, of Route 143, Albany, died Monday morning, Oct. 16, 2000, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, from injuries received in a house fire that destroyed her home Thursday morning.
She was born May 22, 1912, on Peach Ridge, Athens County, daughter of the late John N. and Bessie Everett Mathews.
She was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Athens and was very active in the church. She was a member of the Albany Grange and Albany Senior Citizens. She was a graduate of Ames-Bern High School 1932 and has been a resident of the Albany area for 50 years and had lived on Route 143 since 1977.
She is survived by sisters Ruth (Ervin) Mosier and Katherine (William E.) Inman of Athens; a sister-in-law, Mary Crippen of Guysville; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry L. Crippen, in 1970; and by a brother, Arthur E. Mathews.
Services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens, conducted by the Rev. David Felty, with burial in Athens Memory Gardens.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, 24 W. State St., Athens, Ohio 45701.

Donald Green
McCONNELSVILLE - Donald Green, 90, of McConnelsville, formerly of Amesville and San Mateo, Fla., died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at the Veterans Home in Sandusky.
Born Aug. 23, 1910, in Nelsonville, he was the son of the late Charles Green and Charlotte Lacy Green. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a retired farmer from the Amesville area, served in the Civilian Conservation Corps, and was a member of the Main Street Church of Christ in McConnelsville and the Disabled American Veterans.
He is survived by a nephew, Robert Bellville of McConnelsville; a step-uncle, Billy Joe Patterson of McConnelsville; and two close friends, Tom Petty and Ruth Holland, both of Florida.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his foster parents, Tom and Gertrude Keirns; a stepmother, Ellen Patterson Green; three sisters, Hazel Jester, Helen Green and Ruth Bellville; and two brothers, Carl and Arthur Green.
No calling hours will be observed. Interment will be held at a later date in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Nelsonville. Arrangements are by Miller-Huck Funeral Home in McConnelsville.

Earnest Stevens
CREOLA - Earnest E. Stevens, 67, formerly of Creola, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at Berger Hospital in Circleville.
Born March 18, 1933, in Vinton County, he was the son of the late Clayton Stevens and Verna Wine Stevens Starkey.
He is survived by his children, Darlene Sausman, Charlotte Payne, Joyce Hunter, Uteva Stevens, Lisa Stevens, Glendon Stevens, Larry Stevens, Gilbert Stevens and Wade Stevens.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Chestnut Grove Church in Vinton County. Burial will be in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held today from 4 to 8 p.m. at Garrett Funeral Home in McArthur and one hour prior to the services at the church on Monday.

Emanuel Rogers
MALTA - Emanuel E. "Manny" Rogers, 71, of Sarasota, Fla., and Malta, formerly of Ostrander, unexpectedly died Friday at Grant Medical Center following a brief illness.
A native of Marysville, he was a graduate of Marysville High School, Class of 1949, and graduated from Heidelberg College in 1953. He served in the U.S. Army as a lieutenant, and was retired from the moving industry and was owner of the Sentry Moving Company.
He was a member of the Eagles Mohawk Aerie 1094 in Jackson, Moose Lodge 1319 in Sarasota, Fla., the Parkersburg, W.Va. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, and Amvets 0051.
He is survived by his wife, Gwen Goulet-Rogers of Sarasota, Fla.; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Mary Rogers of Columbus; a daughter and son-in-law, Lori and George Rodman of Ostrander; two sisters, Helen Huey of Gahanna and Marie (Robert) Zellers of Columbus; two grandchildren, Ross and Rachel Rodman; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Bennett Brown Rodman Funeral Home in Delaware today from 4 to 7 p.m., where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Marysville Cemetery.


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