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Richard R. Hadden
Richard R. Hadden, 76, of Sunbury, died on Monday afternoon (Jan. 12, 1998) at St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville.

He was born on Feb. 3, 1921 in Columbus to the late Joseph and Ruth (Shannon) Hadden, and was a Sunbury resident for 11 years. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he worked in the claims department of Blue Cross and Blue Shield for 33 years, attended First Baptist Church in Sunbury, volunteered for PIN of Delaware, and enjoyed gardening.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lurena M. (Sisson) Hadden; three sons and daughters-in-law, William and Marsha Hadden of Columbus, Michael and Candy Hadden of Washington Courthouse, and Pat and Barbara Hadden of Richmond, Va.; one daughter and son-in-law, Colin and Mary Gibbins of Houston, Tx.; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury, where services were held on Thursday with the Rev. Larry A. Griffin officiating. Interment will be in Sunbury Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 99 East Cherry Street in Sunbury.

Rex Haddix
Rex E. Haddix, 51, Johnstown, died Thursday afternoon (May 27, 1999) at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, Columbus.

He was born in Columbus on Dec. 10, 1947, to the late Greenville H. and Thelma (Martin) Haddix Jr.

He was self-employed and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Blackhawks 7th Squadron 1st Air Cavalry, a life member of Sunbury VFW Post No. 8736, the drill team and honor guard and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 3614. He attended Living Faith Worship Center, Edison.

He is survived by his wife, Donna (Canaday) Haddix, Johnstown; a son, Rex E. Haddix II, Sunbury; two daughters Kimberly and Jessica Haddix, Philadelphia, Pa.; a stepson, Jon Canaday, Johnstown; three stepgranddaughters, Alex-Andrea, Ceva-Jade and Destiny; two brothers and three sisters-in-law, Rocky and Mary Haddix, Worthington, Raymond E. and Ann Lordier, New Albany, and Ralph B. Lordier, Tacoma, Wash.; a sister and brother-in-law, Regina and Charles Tilley, Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald, and a sister, Roberta Grace.

Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held with Military honors were provided by Sunbury VFW Post No. 8736.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, 2500 Kenny Road, Columbus 43210-9983.

F. Fern Hale
F. Fern Hale, 93, Galena, died Saturday (Feb. 13, 1999) at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville.

She was born May 28, 1905, in Putnam County to the late Frank and Adeline (McClure) Gudakunst.

She was a homemaker and helped with the family farm. She was a member of Vans Valley Community Church, the Ladies Aid Society, the Rural Home Club and the Delaware County Childrens Home Board. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and visiting familiy and friends.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Harold Harland and Doris Hale, Pemberville, Glenn F. and Donna Hale, Galena, and Forrest J. and Marilyn Hale, Galena; and 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Harold H. Hale, on Oct. 2, 1974; one son, Howard Hale in 1969; two brothers, Glenn and Forrest, Mrs. Hale's twin; and one grandson, Neil Hale.

Friends called at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held with the Revs. Harold Holmes and Gerald Davis officiating. Burial followed in Trenton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Vans Valley Community Church.

John T. Hall
John T. Hall, 75, Sunbury, died Saturday (June 2, 2001). He was retired from the Worthington City School System and as a baking instructor. Hall attended Genoa Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mary; a son, Steven Hall of Sunbury; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a foster son, Jerry Cradlebaugh of Blandensburg; a sister, Jean (Reverend John) Stemper of Houston, Texas; and a brother, Dr. Charles L. (Leah) Hall Jr. of Ostrander.

Hall was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.

Visitation was at Moreland Funeral Home, Westerville where services were held with Pastors Wayne Booth and Harold Holmes officiating.

Private interment was Wednesday (June 6, 2001) at Sunset Cemetery.

Contributions may be given to the National Kidney Association and/or Genoa Baptist Church.

J.P. Hall
J.P. Hall, 62, of Centerburg, passed away on Monday (May 14, 2001) at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville.

He was born on April 4, 1939, in Banner, Ky., to the late Oliver M. and Goldie M. (Curtis) Hall, and moved to Ohio in 1954. Before his illness, he owned J.P. Hall & Sons construction company. He was a kind and loving father, husband and papaw, and is deeply loved and sadly missed. Mr. Hall enjoyed watching westerns, swinging on his gazebo swing with his wife, and making people laugh.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Ousley; and grandson, Mathew Hall.

Surviving are his loving wife, Shirley (Adams) Hall; three sons and daughters-in-law, Greg and Susan Hall of Newark, Gary and Dala Hall of Glenford, and Roy and Tina Hall of Centerburg; a stepson, James Caudill Jr. of Waldo; five stepdaughters and spouses, Debbie and Joe Curren of Ashley, Tammy and Terry Roush of Waldo, Amy and Kenny Caudill of Marion, Paula and Bill Caudill of Waldo, and Tina Caudill of Waldo; his former wife, Margaret (Lucas) Hall; 14 grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Roy and Betty Hall of Centerburg and Otto and Carol Hall of Mt. Vernon; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Jean and Ted Goodman of Centerburg, Faye and Elmer Boggs of Centerburg, Pat and James Willson of Willard, and Margie and Bill Smith of Norwalk; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were held with Mr. Hall's brothers-in-law, the Revs. James Willson and Bill Smith, officiating. Interment was in Bloomfield Cemetery, near Sparta.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

Hazel A. Hamilton
Hazel A. Hamilton, 79, Galena, died Tuesday morning (September 4, 2001) at her home surrounded by family.

She was born on December 29, 1921 in Martha, Kentucky to the late Mont and Mae Thomas Evans. Hazel was a homemaker and moved to Galena in 1948 from Kentucky. Member of Edison Enterprise Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and caring for children and grandchildren.

Hamilton is survived by three sons, Jerry Hamilton of Galena, Joe (Sheri) Hamilton of Sunbury and Tony (LaVelle) Hamilton of Galena; four daughters, Jenny (James) Butts of Rockbridge, Linda (Tom) Paul of Westerville, Suzanna (Ed) Colegrove of Mount Gilead and Cindy (Billie) White of Mount Gilead; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Fred (Betty) Evans of Delaware and Donald (Betty) Evans) of Sunbury; and by one sister, Pauline Patrick of Goldsborough, North Carolina.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Pastor Warren W. Hamilton; a brother, Mont Junior Evans; and by a great-grandson, Luke David Wampler.

Visitation was at the Westerville Freewill Baptist Church, 630 North State Street, Westerville, where services will be held with Pastor Ed Colegrove officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Homes.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Grady, 561 West Central Avenue, Delaware, Ohio 43015 or to Edison Enterprise Baptist Church, 3039 Ohio 95, Edison, Ohio 43320.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

Ken Hardy
Ken Hardy, 68, Sunbury, formerly of Chesapeake, Ohio, died unexpectedly Saturday evening at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville.

Hardy was born on Nov. 25, 1932 in Chesapeake to the late Isaac W. and Cora O. (Baise) Hardy. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict, He was a retired auto mechanic for Fleet Wing Oil. A musician, he enjoyed writing songs and playing guitar.

He is survived by his wife Barbara (McCoy); daughters Debbie Gayle of Charleston, W.Va., Kathleen (Tony) Gray of Columbus; Kenna "Kae" Wallace of Sunbury and Karen Hardy of Westerville; sons Billie Mack (Andrea) Hardy of Wayne County, W.Va.; Keith (Debbie) Hardy of Johnstown, Kenny (Sherry) Hardy and Kendall Wayne Hardy of Sunbury; 11 grandchildren including Michael, John Gayle, Megan Hardy, Amanda Len Crowl, Jesse, Cody Wallace, Zane Kyle, Stephanie, Jeremiah and Tanya Hardy; brothers William and Charles Hardy of Chesapeake; sisters Sarah Ransbottom of Chesapeake, Mary Cregut of Huntington, W.Va.; and former wife Thelma (Houck) Hardy of Sunbury.

Hardy was preceded in death by three sisters, Edith Simpson, Virginia Marshall and Barbara Stewart; one brother, Henry; and three infant siblings.

Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services were held with his brother Preacher Charles Hardy officiating. Interment was in Sunbury Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

Jonathon Hamm
Jonathon E. Hamm Sr., 41, of Columbus, died Saturday morning (June 10, 2000) at his residence.

He was born in Findlay on Feb. 28, 1959, to B.J. Hamm of Winter Haven, Fla., and Joe Ann Rice of Findlay. He was a member of the Redeemer's Church, Westerville, and the Promise Keepers. He was the CEO and president of International Drug Analysis, Columbus.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sons, Jonathon Eric Jr. and David Michael of Westerville; three daughters, Linsay Marie Hamm of Westerville, and Heather Lee Hamm and Ashleigh Reza of Findlay; his step-mother, Barbara Hamm of Winter Haven, Fla.; his fiancee, Rhonda Dee Reza of Findlay; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Michael Gregory and Linda Hamm of Powell and Jeffrey Allen and Patty Hamm of San Antonio, Texas; and three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Debra Jo and Larry Swihart of San Antonio, Rebecca Lynn and Michael Clawson of Malta, and Karen Denise Hamm of Columbus.

Visitation was held prior to funeral services at Redeemer's Church with the Rev. Tim Crisafulli officiating. Interment was in Fancher Cemetery, and the arrangements were in care of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home.

Frank E. Hankins
Frank E. Hankins, 63, Marengo, died at his residence Wednesday morning (January 17, 2001).

He was born October 18, 1937 in Tazewell, Virginia to the late Thomas and Annie Mae (Smith) Hankins. He moved to Marengo in 1968 from Sunbury and was a U.S. Army veteran.

Hankins retired last year after working 40 years as a welder for Ranco. He was a charter member of the Sunbury Eagles, a member of American Legion Post #710, V.F.W. Post #8736 of Sunbury, Loyal Order of Moose in Delaware, and a bingo volunteer for American Legion Post #710. He bowled in the Colony Lanes Sunday Niters Bowling League.

He is survived by special friend Ollie Keen of Jolo, West Virginia; daughters Carla Hankins of Fulton and Peggy Sue Saunders of Marengo; four grandchildren, Jennifer, Rachal, Megan and Justen; a brother Melvin Hankins of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and sisters Molly Hankins of Tazewell, Virginia and Mary Jane Hankins of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Hankins was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis J. Cantrell on April 29, 1996.

Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services were held. The Reverend Anthony Watson officiated. Burial followed in Bloomfield Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Delaware County, Grady Memorial Hospital, 561 West Central Avenue, Delaware, Ohio 43015.

Condolences may be expressed on the obituary page at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

Loma J. Hanrahan
Loma J. Hanrahan, 89, a native of Sunbury, died Tuesday (April 17, 2001) at her home in Santa Barbara, California.

She was born on April 15, 1912 in Sunbury to the late Perle and Winona Whitney Stanforth. She attended Sunbury High School and The Ohio State University and was a lifelong Delaware County resident until she moved to Santa Barbara in 1994.

Hanrahan had been employed for a number of years at Ohio Wesleyan University in the alumni records office. An active member of Delaware St. Mary Church where she was a past-president of the Altar and Rosary Society.

She had volunteered with a number of local organizations, including Meals on Wheels, American Red Cross and was past-president of the Sarah Moore Home Service Board and the Jane M. Case Hospital Auxiliary.

Hanrahan enjoyed sewing, playing bridge, gardening and especially tending to her roses.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary Sue Marks of Livermore, California; a son, Bill Hanrahan of Santa Barbara; and a grandson, John Patrick Marks of Pleasanton, California.

Hanrahan was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Hanrahan, in 1978 who operated the former Hanrahan-Pletcher Funeral Home in Delaware for 30 years, as well as a sister, Angeline Baker.

Visitation and prayer vigil services were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware. The Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Mary Church with the Monsignor James Hanley serving as celebrant.

Interment was in St. Mary Cemetery, Delaware.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

Frances Harrington
Frances McCormick Harrington, 96, Sunbury, died Sunday (Feb. 13, 2000) at Grady Memorial Hospital after a long illness.

She was born July 17, 1903, to the late Dale and Carrie McCormick. She was born on the family farm near Gallipolis, which the family owned since 1803.

In 1912 the family moved to Sunbury. She graduated in 1921 from high school and from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1925 in the new field of economics. She taught in Portage County for four years. In 1931 she married Dr. John Harrington, who preceded her in death in 1957. She was a member of Sunbury United Methodist Church and the Ruth Circle. She was also a member of the American Association of University Women.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Caroline and Don Dick, Phoenix; a sister, Esther McCormick, Sunbury; a grandson and granddaughter; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters Sally Van Auken in 1943 and Helen Nincehelser in 1970.

Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, with a memorial service following. The Rev. David Hill officiated.

Alice Harris
Alice E. Harris, 73, of Marengo, died Thursday (Oct. 15, 1998) at her residence following a 10- month illness.

She was born in Centerville (Crawford County), Pa., on Oct. 18, 1924, to the late Raymond A. and Anna M. (Southworth) Parker. She was a homemaker and a 10-year resident of Marengo, having lived in Westerville since 1964. She was a member of Marengo United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her son, Matthew Harris, and six brothers.

Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Charles R. Harris; threea sons, Charles, Mark, and Christopher, all of Marengo; a daughter and son-in-law, Emily "Lee" and David Fogle of Wabash, Ind.; two brothers, James of Sevierville, Tenn., and Elmer of Centerville, Pa.; two sisters, Fern Stanford of West Milton and the Rev. Florence Clark of Knox Dale, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held with the Rev. Michael Olinger officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the Marengo United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society.

Hetty Harroun
Hetty Shultz Harroun, 88, Galena, died Friday evening (September 21, 2001) at Riverside Methodist Hospital.

She was born on January 16, 1913, in Waynesfield to the late Bernard L. and Elsie Bailey Shultz. She was a homemaker, member of Galena United Methodist Church, and area resident since 1921. Hetty served on the Board of Directors and as treasurer for the former Galena Shale Tile and Brick Company.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn W. Harroun in 1979; a brother, John Shultz, in 1982; and a sister, Dorothy Stone, in 1999.

Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Joan Harroun of Phoenix, Arizona, Larry and Judy Harroun of Estero, Florida, and Darryl Harroun of Phoenix, Arizona; a daughter and son-in-law, Rosemary and John Stewart of Santa Fe, New Mexico; six grandchildren, Joe, Michael, Cindy, Lynn, Eric, and Sarah; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pauline Culver of Sunbury and Florence Nash of Sun City, Florida; and her nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were held with Pastor Sue Antolik officiating. Interment was in Sunbury Memorial Park.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Anna Hartman
Anna Marie McMannus Hartman, 91, Mansfield, died Friday (April 2, 1999).

She was an insurance agent with Motorists Mutual Insurance for more than 30 years.

She was a member of Roseland Grange, Richland County Pomona Grange and Kacets.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Leo; three daughters and sons-in-law, Rose Anne and John Henney, Mansfield, Mary Jane and Robert Schuler, Waynesville, and Ruth and Joe Henney, Galena; 11 grandchildren, Pamela Henney, Patricia and Jeffrey Payton, Debra and Chris Stefan, Timothy Shuler, Magda Wisniewska, James Shuler, Christopher Henney, Diana Shuler, Brian Shuler, Sarah Henney, Michael Henney and Scott Henney; and four sisters and brothers-in-law.

Funeral arrangements were handled by Wappner Funeral Home.

Leo Clare Hartman
Leo Clare Hartman, 94, died Thursday (Dec. 16, 1999) at St. Ann's Hospital after a short illness.

He was born March 31, 1905, in Huron County to the late Joseph and Rachel Hartman. He lived in Mansfield most of his life.

He attended North Fairfield School before working at Shelby Tube and later Westinghouse, retiring in the 1970s. He was also an independent insurance agent with Motorist Mutual Insurance for over 30 years.

He was married to Anna Marie McManus for 62 years. She preceded him in death on April 2, 1999.

For over 50 years, he was a member of Roseland Grange and Richland Count Pomona Grange. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the North Fairfield Lodge of F and AM of Ohio, Mansfield Chapter #28, Mansfield Council #94, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite-Valley of Canto and Mansfield Commandry #28 Knights Templar. He had been a member of the Masons for 70 years.

He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Rose Anne and John Henney, Mansfield, Mary Jane and Robert Shuler, Waynesville, and Ruth and Joe Henney, Galena, with whom he lived for the past nine months; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by seven siblings; Samuel, Scott, George, Walter, Tressie, Edna Brown and Clara Cummins Jones.

Calling hours were at Wappner Funeral Home, Mansfield, with the Revs. David Gilbert and Allen Rose officiating. Burial was in Mansfield Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Home, Springfield, Ohio State Grange Group or Mansfield Memorial Homes.

Betty Lou Hart
Betty Lou Hart, 69, of Delaware, died early Friday (Sept. 29, 2000) at her residence following an extended illness.

She was born on Oct. 28, 1930, in Sunbury to the late Edward and Teresa

VanLoon. A graduate of Berlin High School, she moved to Delaware from Sunbury in 1950. She was a homemaker devoted to her children and grandchildren, and enjoyed traveling, country music, and eating meals and visiting with friends at Bob Evans Restaurant. In her younger years, Betty played the guitar.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Don VanLoon, and a daughter, Mildred Marcum.

Surviving are her husband of nearly 50 years, Robert F. Hart; two sons and daughters-in-law, Francis Van and Roberta Kay Hart and Michael and Denise M. Hart, all of Delaware; two daughters and a son-in-law, Georgia Hart-Linstedt of Delaware and Belle and Carl E. Hoffman III of Newark; 10 grandchildren and spouses, Zachary (Kerry), Sara, Devin, Destin, Ajah, Christopher, Kayla, Corey, Carly, and Ashley; a great-granddaughter, Morgan; a brother, Robert VanLoon of Delaware; and a sister, Evonna "Bonnie" Smith of Branford, Fla.

Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware, where funeral services were held. Interment was in Green Mound Cemetery, Kilbourne.

Frank Hause
Frank W. Hause, 62, of Centerburg, died unexpectedly Saturday (February 3, 2001) at Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware.

Born on Feb. 25, 1938, in Saline, Michigan, to the late Charles and Leona (Anglemyre) Hause, Frank moved to the Centerburg area 17 years ago from Gallipolis. He also lived in Sunbury for nine years. He was a semi-retired salesman with Brandt and IBM, and was currently working as a clerk for Centerburg Hardware.

A race car fan and accomplished carpenter, he enjoyed fixing and collecting clocks as well as gardening and bird watching. He was a member of Sparrow Lodge No. 400 F&AM and Columbia Chapter No. 33 OES.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sarah Frank, who died in 2000.

Surviving are his wife of 34 years, Nancy (Morris) Hause; two sons, Charles (Lori) Hause of Westerville and Tom (Cassy) Hause of Centerburg; two granddaughters, Chasity and Caitlyn; a sister, Audrey (Tom) Gilman of Ostrander; a step-sister, Joyce Iler of Rocky River; and a step-brother, John (Joanne) Iler of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where Masonic Services followed at 8 p.m. Memorial services were held also at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Frank's name to Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 16810, Columbus 43272-5117. Condolences may be expressed on the obituary page of www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

Ruthella Haviland
Ruthella F. Haviland, 75, Delaware, retired Delaware County chief deputy auditor, died Wednesday evening (Dec. 1, 1999) at Doctors North Hospital, Columbus.

She was born Jan. 14, 1924, in Sunbury, to Faye (Carpenter) and John Beddow.

She served 30 years as Delaware County chief deputy auditor. She was a lifetime Delaware resident, an active member of Rural Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was involved in the Idella Fellowship, and a member of the board of trustees of Senior Citizens Inc. and the Big Walnut Alumni Association.

She is survived by her daughter Spring Haviland, Santa Monica, Calif.; sister Wanda Simon, Deltona, Fla.; a granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Larry; a grandson, Steven; a sister, Florence; and a brother Virgil.

Calling hours were at Bennett Brown Funeral Home, Delaware. Funeral services were held at Rural Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Russell Ham officiating. Burial followed at Berkshire Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Rural Chapel UMC.

Russell Hays
Russell Okey Hays, 60, Marengo, died Thursday (Dec. 16, 1999) in Shelbyville, Ill.

Arrangements will be announced by DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo.

Rebecca Heaps
Rebecca Lee Kaufman Heaps, 58, Columbus, died June 18, 2001, as the result of an automobile accident.

She was born on December 11, 1942, in Marysville to the late Walter and Christine Coleman Kaufman. She graduated from Milford Center High School and Capital University and received a masters degree from Ohio State University.

The majority of her service was spent at Northridge Middle School. She was the recipient of numerous awards, including the Dow Teachers Golden Apple, Licking County Foundation Leader for Learning, Coughlin Teacher of the Year and the Golden Viking award.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Heaps of Sunbury; a daughter, Sharon Heaps of Columbus; a sister and brother-in-law, Connie and Avery Shaw of Erie, Pennsylvania; two nephews; and the staff and students of Northridge Local Schools. She was a much loved and respected colleague, teacher and friend.

Visitation was held at Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, Johnstown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rebecca Heaps Memorial Scholarship Fund at any Huntington National Bank branch.

Ronald Heaton
Ronald D. Heaton, 37, of Sunbury, died unexpectedly on Wednesday (May 10, 2000) in Columbus.

He was born on May 6, 1963, in Columbus. He attended Big Walnut Schools and Delaware County JVS. He traveled the United States extensively as a welder with Pipeline Construction Company, Oregon. He was a hard worker and enjoyed fishing and traveling.

He is survived by his parents, Carolyn and Dan Smith of Sunbury and Ron and Nancy Heaton of Westerville; a grandmother, Louise N. Hedrick of Sunbury; a sister and brother-in-law, Kimberly and Robb Bowling of Sunbury; two step-sisters and brother-in-law Julie and Brad Gray of Westerville and Danielle Gable of Columbus; three step-brothers and sisters-in-law, Chris and Janine Taylor of Columbus, John and Cindy Taylor Westerville, Dwayne and Nikki Smith of Sunbury; and nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Dana E. Hedrick and Lora and Paul Heaton.

Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were held with the Rev. Kenneth Heaton officiating. Interment was in Trenton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 340 E Fulton Street, Columbus 43215.

Corwin Heinlen
Corwin Ray Heinlen, 89, of Sunbury, died Saturday (Oct. 28, 2000) at Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware, after an extended illness.

Born on Jan. 22, 1911, in Delaware County to the late Elton Ray and Carrie (Clark) Heinlen, he resided at the same residence until his illness. He was a lifelong member of Ashley United Methodist Church; a member of the Farm Bureau and Ashley Senior Citizens; and a past member of Kingston Grange.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ivan; a grandson, Russell Collier; and an infant grandson, Thomas Ray Collier.

Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Mabel (Eckard) Heinlen; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mabel Kathryn and Walter Hoffman of Marengo and Mae and

Huey Collier of Delaware; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a brother, Merlin Heinlen of Westerville.

Visitation was held at Bennett Brown Rodman Funeral Home, Ashley. Funeral services were held at Ashley United Methodist Church with the Revs. Greg Lewis and Robert Shackelford officiating. Interment was in Greenmound Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ashley United Methodist Church, 214 E. High St., Ashley 43003.

Wallace Helber
Wallace G. "Wally" Helber, 57, Sunbury, died Friday (April 16, 1999) at his home.

He was born Sept. 18, 1941, in Columbus to the late L. R. Helber and Regina (Taylor) Helber, Marengo.

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He managed the former Children's Palace for 11 years and also worked as assistant manager for Schottenstein Department stores and was retired from General Motors.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Bonnie (Meece); four sons and daughters-in-law, Craig and Sharon Helber, Grand Junction, Colo., Jamie and Laura Helber, Columbus, Todd and Danielle Helber, Westerville, and Shawn and Shelly Helber, Sunbury; a daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Todd Styers, Westerville; seven grandchildren, Ryan, Alex, Kurtis, Kayla, Shawna, Nicholas and Shane; and three sisters, Saundra Gall, Westerville, Peggy Reece, Sunbury, and Nancy Au, Texas.

Visitation was and funeral services at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Rice officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Riverside, 3535 Olentangy River Road, Columbus 43214.

Margaret Heninger
Margaret Heninger, 77, formerly of Galena, died Wednesday (Feb. 11, 1998) in the Kenmare Medical Center, N. Dak.

She was born July 18, 1920, in Caplaville, Tenn., to the late William and Maggie Sidle. She grew up and was educated in Pleasantville, Miss. She attended Northwest Mississippi Junior College, Pleasantville.

She married Robert E. Haninger on Sept. 23, 1944, in Pleasantville. He died Sept. 4, 1965, in Galena. While in Galena, she was a member of the Galena United Methodist Church. She moved to Memphis, Tenn., in 1971, where she worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, retiring in 1982. She had lived with her children in North Dakota in recent months because of her health.

Mrs. Heninger was very active in the communities in which she lived. She served as a Scout den leader, PTA member, and was active in various church activities. While in Memphis, she worked with a cancer support group. She especially enjoyed her children and grandchildren, and took an active interest in their activities.

She is survived by her son, Kurt of Kenmare; daughter Lorna Francis of Stanley, N. Dak.; six grandchildren; and her sister, Frances Searcy, of Memphis.

Funeral services were held at the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Kenmare. Private burial services were conducted in the Galena Cemetery by the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury.

Nellie E. Henry
Nellie E. Henry, 83, of Marengo, died Thursday (April 9, 1998) at Sunny Vee Nursing Home, Delaware.

She was born Jan. 17, 1915 in LaRue to the late Walter and Alice (Manley) Tooley. She was a member of Stantontown Advent Christian Church and had been a resident of the Marengo community since 1948.

Mrs. Henry is survived by her husband, Robert E. Henry; sons and daughters-in-law Robert and Louise of Ashley, and John and JoAnn of Columbus; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister Virginia Tooley of Columbus; and brother Paul Tooley of Punta Gorda, Fla.

Funeral services were at Bennett-Brown-Rodman Funeral Home in Ashley. Interment was in Stantontown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, OH 43015.

Robert E. Henry Sr.
Robert E. Henry Sr., 89, of Marengo, died Monday evening (July 6, 1998) at Sunny Vee Nursing Home in Delaware.

He was born on April 12, 1909, in Delaware to the late Carrie (Waugh) and Edward Henry. A 50-year Marengo resident, he was a farmer and a member of the Farm Bureau. He served as Peru Township trustee in Morrow County, and was a member of Williams Lodge No. 556 Knights of Pythias, Kilbourne.

He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert Jr. and Louise Henry of Ashley and John Curtis and JoAnn Henry of Columbus; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Warner of Ashley; and a sister, Louise Kilfain of Richwood.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie, who died on April 9, 1998, and three brothers, Everett, Bernard, and Roscoe.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Bennett Brown Rodmen Funeral Home in Ashley, where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Stantontown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Avenue, Delaware 43015.

Jane L. "Janie" Henson
Jane. L. "Janie" Henson, 94, Sunbury, died at her residence Monday, Nov. 6

She was born in Wingia, Va. on April 13, 1906 to the late Joseph and Gertrude (Branch) Hackett.

Henson had lived in the Sunbury area for 25 years after moving from Columbus. She was a retired office worker for Federal Glass and a 50-year member of Beacon Chapter #593 OES.

She is survived by a daughter Emily Leo of Marengo; eight grandchildren, Janie Leo, Chris (Ron) Nist, Craig (Sharon) Leo, Brad (Cindy) Leo, Sharon (Bill) Deffinger, Michael (Gwena) Henson, Arthur (Charlie) Henson Jr. and Karen Bill; 22 great-grandchildren and 14-great-great-grandchildren.

Also surviving is a brother Charles (Pat) Hackett of Northfield and sisters Mildred Lemon of Sarasota, Fla and Margaret "Sally" Folk of Lakeland, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Henson Sr. and a son Arthur Henson Jr.

Memorial services wer held at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo, with the Pastor Joe Graham officiating. Interment followed in Marengo Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1550 Old Henderson Road, Suite W-101, Columbus 43220.

Louise M. Waldo Heyder
Louise M. Waldo Heyder, 78, Sunbury, died Monday evening (September 17, 2001) at Morning View Care Center, Condit, following a three-and-a-half-year illness.

She was born on June 26, 1923, in Columbus to the late Bernard and Ella Williams Armstrong, and moved to Sunbury from Columbus in 1957. She had worked at Lazarus department store, Rockwell Industries and as a bookkeeper for Sunbury Auto Parts.

She was a member and church trustee of Sunbury United Methodist Church, as well as being a member of the choir and Ruth's Circle. A former 4-H advisor for Sunbury Halter and Saddle, she was past matron and member of Columbia Chapter No. 33 Order of the Eastern Star, Searchlight Club, and Thea Court Oriental Shrine, and she enjoyed reading.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.

Surviving are her husband of 49 years, Lawrence; a daughter and son-in-law, Debi and Larry Polin of Lakeville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Lenny Waldo of Columbus and Gary and Barb Waldo of Sarasota, Florida; two stepsons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Sharon Heyder and Rolly and Mary Heyder of Sunbury; numerous grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Visitation with Eastern Star services was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were held with Pastor Brian Smith officiating. Interment will be in Sunbury Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Columbia Chapter No. 33 OES, P.O. Box 238, Sunbury 43074 or her church at 100 West Cherry Street, Sunbury 43074.

Larry B. Hill
Larry B. Hill, 67, died unexpectedly Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2000) at Healthpark Medical Center in Fort Meyers, Fla.

He was born Jan. 12, 1933, in Columbus, to Laurence B. and Gladys B. Hill.

He spent his childhood in Plain Township (New Albany). He received his American Farmer Degree in 1954 and was very active in the FFA. He acquired his dairy farm in 1952 and labored his life tilling that ground.

He was also very active with 4-H groups. He also spent many years helping his parents run Hill's Drug Store in Sunbury until their retirement.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Gladys M. (McQuay) Hill; a son and daughter-in-law, John T. and Jeannie Hill, Sunbury; a daughter and son-in-law, Jody and Jim Heggemeier, Burley, Idaho; and six grandchildren.

Calling houurs were at Moreland Funeral Home in Westerville. Funeral services were held with Norman Gendt officiating. Interment was at Maplewood Cemetery in New Albany. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hartford Junior Fair, P.O. Box 317, Croton 43013.

Trevor Hill
Trevor D. Hill, 25, Marysville, formerly of Delaware, died Sunday (March 19, 2000) at Grant Medical Center, Columbus, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident March 18.

He was born Dec. 12, 1974, in Columbus. He moved to Delaware in 1986 from Johnstown and recently moved to Marysville. Trevor worked as a self-employed construction framer. He was a member of New Hope Christian Fellowship of Westerville. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, wrestling, arrowhead fishing and car drag races.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Carol and Ernest Graves-DeBarr, Delaware; his father and stepmother, Denver and Sharon Hill, Columbus; two sons, Cody and Austin Hill; a daughter McKenzie Hill; his fiancee, Emily Herriott; stepchildren, Seth and Kayla Wade; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Aaron and Adrian Hill, Delaware, and Wesley Niebarger, Delaware; a sister, Macara Niebarger, Whitehall; three stepbrothers, Mike DeBarr, Delaware, Danny May, Whitehall, and Dale May, Gahanna; a stepsister, Katrina Gutkoski, Powell; grandparents Betty Hill, Pataskala, Dorothy Graves, Johnstown, and Frank Roberts, Delaware; and many aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Shawn Hill.

Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware. Funeral services were held with the Rev. Gary Holman officiating. Interment followed at Greenhill Cemetery, Johnstown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Trevor Hill Memorial Fund, c/o Delaware County Bank, 41 N. Sandsuky St., Delaware 43015.

Robert J. Hinkle Sr.
Robert J. Hinkle Sr., 65, Cardington, died Wednesday (Feb. 10, 1999) at Morrow County Hospital.

He was born Nov. 8, 1933, in Franklin County to the late Floyd J. and Gladys P. (Frost) Hinkle. A United States Navy veteran, he served during the Korean War. He was a retired truck driver for Sewell Motor Freight.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Rosemary A. (Kitchell) Hinkle; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert J., Jr., and Crystal Hinkle, Sunbury; four daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Daniel Weber, Marengo, Patricia and Gary Hass, Philadelphia, Tenn., Janet and John Karshner, Ashley, and Donna and Brian Cantrell, Cardington; six brothers and five sisters-in-law, Floyd J., Jr., and Theresa Hinkle, Hilliard, David J. and Joanne Hinkle, Cardington, Daniel G. and Carolyn Hinkle, Stockton, Calif., Samuel K. and Marie Hinkle, Cardington, Donald P. and Rita Hinkle, Sunbury, and Ronald J. Hinkle, Mount Gilead; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Jane and Steve Staten, Mount Gilead and Naomi S. and Richard Curl, Sunbury; one brother-in-law, Thurman "Buzz" Nininger, Marengo; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ann Nininger, in 1988.

Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held with the Rev. Anthony Watson officiating. Burial was in Fargo Cemetery.

Aaron Hodges
Aaron Matthew Hodges, 17, of Sunbury, died suddenly Thursday (Aug. 31, 2000) from injuries received in an auto accident on Ohio 3 north of Westerville.

Aaron was born in Columbus on Sept. 20, 1982, the son of Dan Hodges of Galena and Jackie and Harry Randle of Sunbury. He was a member of the Big Walnut High School senior class and attended Delaware County JVS, where he was active in the Business Professionals of America. Aaron was a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and enjoyed all martial arts. He was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church, Gahanna, where he was a member of the youth fellowship. He was employed by Danny's Subs, Westerville.

Aaron was preceded in death by his grandmother, Donna Rousculp, in 1981.

Surviving are his father and his fiancee, Dan Hodges and Mary Price of Galena; his mother and stepfather, Jackie and Harry Randle of Sunbury; two brothers, Andy and Alex, and a sister, Amy, all of Sunbury; his stepbrother and stepsister, Maurice and Alicia Randle; paternal grandparents Jack and Mary Hodges of Galena; maternal grandparents Robert and Karen Rousculp of Thornville; two aunts, Jenny Rousculp of Circleville and Geri Rousculp of Columbus; and an uncle, Gene and Melissa Rousculp of Mechanicsburg.

Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held at Genoa Baptist Church with the Rev. Steven Brown of St. Luke Lutheran Church officiating. Burial was in Fancher Cemetery.

In his honor, persons who wish may donate blood to the American Red Cross or register to be an organ donor.

Jack L. Hodges
Jack L. Hodges, 77, Galena, died Tuesday morning (February 27, 2001) at OSU Hospital East following an extended illness.

He was born November 7, 1923 in Marion, Ohio, the son of the late Emmett and Daisy Hodges.

A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a civilian military contractor and had worked at Marion Depot for many years.

Jack was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Gahanna, Marion Masonic Lodge #070, American Legion Post #888 and Walnut Valley Boat Club. He was also a HAM radio operator.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Resetar, whom he married on July 8, 1950; a son Dan Hodges of Galena; former daughter-in-law, Jackie Randle of Sunbury; three grandchildren, Andy, Amy and Alex; a brother, Kenneth (Jean) Hodges of Marion; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Aaron Hodges, on August 30, 2000; and by three brothers, James, Howard and Emmett.

Visitation was at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Gahanna with the Pastor Bethany Wallace officiating. Burial with full military honors followed at Fancher Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the building fund at St. Luke Lutheran Church.

Condolences may be expressed through the obituary page at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

Russell B. Hogle
Russell B. Hogle, 89, Marengo, died Tuesday (March 9, 1999) at Morrow County Hospital, Mount Gilead.

He was born July 17, 1909, in Licking County to the late Charles and Lacy (Grandstaff) Hogle.

He was retired from the maintenance department of the Mount Vernon Eastern Star Home. He owned and operated the former Marengo Restaurant and was a life member of the Knights of Pythian. He was a lifelong resident of the Marengo area.

He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law Charles and Carol Hogle, Carroll; one daughter and son-in-law, Ruth Anne and Robert Gale, Marengo; six grandchildren, Robin and Jeffrey Hogle, Debbie Grandstaff, Darcy Kazee, David Gale and Darla Messmer; nine great-grandchildren, Tanya and Kelsie Hogle, Brandy Barton, Bob Grandstaff, Jennifer Kazee, Tyler and Ryan Gale and Levi and Baylee Messmer; and one great-great-granddaughter, Kayle Kazee.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha B. (Coursen) Hogle on Oct. 27, 1990; five brothers; and two sisters.

Funeral services were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo with the Rev. Michael Olinger officiating. Burial followed in Marengo Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Eugena Hoke
Eugena L. "Genie" Hoke, 52, of Cincinnati and formerly of Sunbury, died instantly in a car accident in Cincinnati on Thursday (June 14, 2001).

She was a graduate of the Big Walnut High School Class of 1967 and received degrees in education from Bowling Green State University and the University of Maine. A teacher with the Oakhills School District, Cincinnati, since 1977, she was a volunteer for the Cincinnati City Parks Service, the zoo, and the Arts Association.

A member of the Audubon Society and life member of Sunbury United Methodist Church, she enjoyed traveling, the outdoors, hiking, photography and her cats.

Surviving are her parents, Ed and Edna Hoke of Delaware; a sister and brother-in-law, Bette and Roger Roberts of Sunbury; a brother, Ed Hoke III of Corbin, Oregon; nephews Jason and Brian Roberts and Talon and Sage Hoke; many uncles, aunts, cousins; and dear friends Mary Taylor, Karen Collier and Ida Walsh of Cincinnati.

Visitation will be held Sunday, June 24, 2001 from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. followed by services at 3:30 p.m. with Pastors Brian Smith, Art Reed and Richard Maurer officiating at Sunbury United Methodist Church. A private interment will be at Sunbury Memorial Park.

Arrangements are in the care of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sunbury UMC, P.O. Box 248, Sunbury 43074 or Delhi Middle School, c/o Oakhills School District, 6479 Bridgetown Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45248.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

James Holbrook
James L. Holbrook, 50, of Grove City and formerly of Sunbury, died Friday (February 2, 2001) at Grant Medical Center, Columbus.

Born on December 8, 1950, in Columbus, he worked as a welder for S&G Metal Works and Flexible Corp. An outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, motorcycles and was a member of the NRA.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Marie Skeens Rolfe, and a sister, Brenda Young.

Surviving are his father and stepmother, James S. and Betty Holbrook of Marengo; three daughters, Laura and Frank Roberts of Westerville, Cora and Scott Huntsman of Galion, and Rebecca Holbrook and her fiance, Mike Beck of Mount Gilead; three grandsons, Anthony, Philip, and Tanner; his fiancee, Barb O'Neill of Grove City; three sisters, Dixie (Bill) White of Worthington, Lena (Rick) Francis of Florida and Pat Anderson of Marengo; and nephews, nieces, cousins, friends, and a lifelong friend, Carla.

Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were held). Interment was in Sunbury Memorial Park. Condolences may be expressed on the obituary page of www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

Dorothy M. Heyder Holtzman
Dorothy M. Heyder Holtzman, 82, Sunbury, died Thursday afternoon (August 2, 2001) at St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville.

Born in Columbus on January 3, 1919, she had resided in Sunbury for the past seven years after moving here from Columbus. She was retired from the Clerk of Courts Office in Franklin County.

Holtzman attended Sunbury Nazarene Church and was a member of North Star Shrine #45. She loved to crochet.

She is survived by two sons, Rolly (Mary) Heyder and Larry (Sharon) Heyder of Sunbury; six grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and by two step-great-grandchildren.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Holtzman, in 1962.

Visitation was at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury where services were held with Pastor Jan Ruark officiating. Interment followed in Sunbury Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Delaware County Humane Society, 4920 Ohio 37 East.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

Abigail Ann Hopper
Abigail Ann Hopper, of Galena, was stillborn on Dec. 13, 1997, at University Hospital of Columbus.

She is survived by her parents, Thomas W. and Sally Jo (Heil) Hopper of Galena; her twin brother, Andrew Nicholas Hopper; maternal grandparents, Patty A. (Lorain) Basinger and Guy W. Heil, both of Kenton; paternal grandparents, Joann F. and Frank T. Hopper of Delaware; and an uncle and his wife, Ashley and Kathy Heil of Kenton.

Private graveside services were held at the Galena Cemetery with the Rev. Stacy A. Evans officiating. Arrangements are in the care of the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury.

Hazel E. Horlocker
Hazel E. Horlocker, 86, of Ashley died on Monday (Jan. 12, 1998) at her home at Ashley Villa.

Born in Delaware County on Jan. 28, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Nellie (Stratton) and Jesse Rader. A homemaker, she lived most of her life in the Marengo area.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Josephine and Harley Hart of Marengo; a daughter-in-law, Clara Horlocker of Cardington; 13 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Wayne E. Horlocker in 1971; a son, Norris Horlocker; a daughter, Anna Jean Houghes; two grandsons, Wayne Horlocker and Michael Raines; two brothers, Homer and Howard Rader; and a sister, Helen Rader.

Visitation was held at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Marengo, where funeral services were on Thursday with the Rev. Joe Graham officiating. Burial will follow in the Marengo Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Grady Hospital, 561 West Central Avenue, Delaware 43015.

Evelyn Hoover
Evelyn E. (Dawson) Hoover, 82 of Sunbury, died Friday evening (March 5, 1999) at Sunbury Nursing Home.

She was born on May 11, 1916 in Parkersburg, West Virginia to the late Horace C. and Georgia A. (Deem) Wygal. Graduate and Valedictorian of Harlem High School Class of 1934. She moved to Sunbury in 1950. Member of Sunbury United Methodist Church for 48 years. Retired in 1976 from the Community Library in Sunbury after 22 years of service.

She enjoyed reading and traveling. She and her husband traveled to all of the 50 United States, with the exception of Hawaii and Rhode Island, as well as to all of the provinces of Canada, except Newfoundland.

Survived by her second husband of 25 years, Robert Hoover. They were married in 1973. Daughter Joan Osler of Columbus; son and daughter-in-law. Paul and Linda Dawson of Sunbury; step-daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Curtis Ihle of Burke, Va.; step-son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Ruthie Hoover of Galena; four grandchildren; five step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her first husband of 36 years, Carl J. Dawson in 1972, two brothers Deem Wygal in 1953 and Paul Wygal in 1915.

Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral services were held Tuesday with Rev. David and Suzanne Hill officiating. Interment at Sunbury Memorial Park.

Contributions may be made in her memory at the Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive, Sunbury.

Lowell Hoover
Lowell G. Hoover, 73, Galena, died Saturday (June 26, 1999) at the Village of Westerville nursing center.

He was a graduate of Orange High School and a World War II Navy veteran. Mr. Hoover was retired from Olentangy Local Schools and was a member of Six Rivers Archaeological Society.

He is survived by his wife, Clarabelle; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Dan and Fran Hoover, Ostander, David Hoover, Des Moines, Iowa, and Darin and Elizabeth Hoover, Dublin; two daughters, Dianne Hoover, Cincinnati, and Debra Hoover, Westerville; three brothers and three sisters-in-law, Abe and Pat Hoover, Fort Seybert, W.Va., John and Evelyn Hoover, Upper Sandusky, and Herbert and Wanda Hoover, Glendale, Ariz.; a sister, Janet Casey, Worthington; a brother-in-law, John Hull, Aurora, Colo.; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son Dwayne; and a sister, Margaret Hull.

Calling hours were at Moreland Funeral Home, Westerville. Funeral services were held at Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, Westerville, with the Rev. John Hoover and Ken Stubbart, elder, officiating. Burial was in Africa Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Council for Older Adults, Senior Choices, 236 W. Centeral Ave., Delaware 43015 or Heartland Hospice, 6460 Busch Blvd., Suite 137, Columbus 43229.

Edward Horn
Edward R. Horn, 78, of Delaware, died early Sunday morning (Feb. 15, 1998) at his son Leigh's home in Cumberland Gap, Tenn.

He was born March 8, 1919, to the late William and Daisy (Evans) Horn.

He was a World War II Army veteran, and a retired personnel manager for Ranco, Inc. He was an active member of the Whetstone and Ostrander Horseshoe clubs, and a lifetime member of the Delaware County Senior Citizens.

Mr. Horn was preceded in death by his wife, Betty (Moore) Horn; brothers Alverto, Melvin, Alvin, and Burton; and a sister, Mary.

He is survived by a sister, Pearl Nichols of Kingston; sons and daughter-in-law Mark Horn of Sunbury, and Leigh and Evelyn Horn of Cumberland Gap; grandchildren Dale Shuler of Columbus, Ray Cheak and wife Della of Knoxville, Tenn.; Shayne Cheak of Cumberland Gap; two great-granddaughters, Kelly and Marina Cheak, of Knoxville, and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware, where funeral services were held with the Rev. Ron Hooker officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Annabel Marie Howard
Annabel Marie Howard, 89, Delaware, died Friday (November 9, 2001) at Kobacker House in Columbus.

Annabel was born on September 26, 1912 in Berlin Township to the late G. Herman and Ethel (Chambers) Rodenfels. She was a 1931 graduate of Berlin High School. Annabel was a lifelong resident of Berlin Township where she had lived in the same house in which she was born. She was a homemaker and assisted her husband with the family farm.

She was a member of the Rural Chapel United Methodist Church, Galena.

Annabel was known for her special homemade cookies, especially her peanut butter cookies. She enjoyed church activities, her home life, gardening, flowers and was a member of the former Utopian Grange.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, David, whom she married on September 27, 1945; two sons, Robert (Patricia) Howard of Columbus and Dan (Karla) Corl of Mount Vernon; and by 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Annabel was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Sharon Louise, and by three sisters, Lola Fisher of Delaware, Mary Ward and Florence Best.

Visitation was Sunday at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware. Funeral services were held at the Rural Chapel Methodist Church with Pastor Russell Ham officiating. Burial followed in Cheshire Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rural Chapel United Methodist Church, 5860 Cheshire Road, Galena, Ohio 43021.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at <www.snyderfuneralhomes.com>.

Ralph Howard
Ralph Aurelius Howard III, 49, Boonville, Mo., formerly of Delaware County, died Tuesday (Aug. 10, 1999) at his home after a long illness.

He was born Feb. 15, 1950, in Columbus to Ralph Aurelius Jr. and Carolyn (Keener) Howard, who survive in Sunbury. He was raised in Delaware County.

Mr. Howard graduated from Olentangy High School in 1968. He received a bachelor of science degree from Ohio Northern University. He taught at Kemper Military School, Kemper, and Jamestown Public Schools, and then Laura Speed Elliott Middle School in Boonville until his death.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife of 22 years, JoRene (Gann) Howard, and children, Rachael, R.A., Travis and Suzanne, all at home; a sister, Marlee Howard, Sunbury; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Kari, Fairborn, Paul and Julie, Gahanna, and Jim and Carla of the state of Washington; 10 nieces and nephews; and many others in his extended family. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Jennifer René.

Visiting hours were at William Wood Funeral Home, Boonville. A funeral service was held at Nelson Memorial United Methodist Church, Boonville, with the Rev. Dan Faust, David Mackey and Terri Albertson officiating. Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 5 at Sunbury United Methodist Church.

Flowers or memorials may be sent to the Howard family c/o William Wood Funeral Home, 517 Fourth St., Boonville, Mo. 65233.

Winifred Hoyt
Winifred R. Carter Hoyt, 70, of Galena, died Wednesday (Sept. 20, 2000) following an extended illness.

A native of Topsfield, Mass., she had been a Galena resident for 15 years. In 1953, she graduated from the New England Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing and retired from that occupation in 1993. She was a charter member of the Mary E. Lund Society of the New England Deaconess Hospital; a former member of the Girl Scouts of America; a member and former deacon of Shady Lane Presbyterian Church; a member of Walnut Valley Boat Club; and, along with her husband, co-founded College Aid Funds for Needy Students at various colleges throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts.

She is survived by her husband, John "Jack" Hoyt; a daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Jerry Cloud of Columbus; three grandchildren, Adam, Aaron, and April Cloud; and two brothers, A. Belmand and Robert N. Carter, both of Topsfield, Mass.

Private services will be held at a later date in Pine Grove Cemetery near Topsfield. Arrangements are in the care of Bennett Brown Rodman Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Columbus Foundation, 1234 E. Broad St., Columbus 43205.

Crystal S. Hubbard
Crystal S. Hubbard, 36, Delaware, died Tuesday morning (Dec. 5, 2000) at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware from injuries received in a single-car automobile accident early Tuesday morning on U.S. 42 north of Ashley.

She was born Sept. 21, 1964 in Marysville, the daughter of Jean (Hubbard) Miller of Delaware. A graduate of the Delaware JVS class of 1983, she worked as an assembler for Yutaka Technologies in Cardington since 1996. She enjoyed raising her children and spending time with her family.

Hubbard is also survived by three daughters, Terri Killen of Delaware, Amy Adkins of Mount Gilead and Aubree Adkins of Delaware; adoptive parents Susie (Moodespaugh) Hubbard of Delaware and Joe "Pop" Hubbard of Croton; sisters Emily (Rudy) Friece of Marengo, Phyllis (Junior) Sparks of Delaware, Rhonda (Dan) Davidson of Centerburg; a brother Jack (Brenda) Hubbard of Marengo; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury where funeral services will be held with the Reverend Crate Sparks officiating.

Dallas T. Hubbard
Dallas T. Hubbard, 69, Sunbury, died unexpectedly at home on Monday (May 28, 2001).

He was born April 10, 1932 in Galena to the late James H. and Georgia Ann (Rosenbaum) Hubbard. He was a lifelong area resident and farmer. Hubbard enjoyed bluegrass music, fishing and harness racing. He collected crosses and religious emblems.

Hubbard is survived by his wife of 49 years, Martha Elizabeth Helton Hubbard; two sons, John Taylor (Diana) Hubbard of Sunbury and Clifford Eugene Hubbard and companion, Mary Husby, of Delaware; five daughters, Patricia Louise Howard and companion, Danny Brooks, of Delaware, Etta Mae Hummel and companion, Lester Simpkins, of Sunbury, Freda Grace (Lee) Fox of Marengo, Rhonda Lynn (Gerald) Perdue of West Mansfield, and Lavonna Jean (Paul) Darling of Delaware; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Carl (Patricia) Hubbard of Sunbury, Harry (Mary Alice) Hubbard of Sunbury and Lawrence (Sue) Hubbard of Delaware; and four sisters, Mary (Carlos) Clark of Delaware, Ruby (Everett) Helton of Sunbury, Juanita Phillips of Marengo and Lola (Roy) Page of Bristol, Tennessee.

In addition to his parents, Hubbard was preceded in death by a brother, Alvey Hubbard.

Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury where funeral services were held with the Reverend Harold Holmes officiating. Interment will be in Bloomfield Cemetery near Sparta.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneral-homes.com.

Bernice B. Hayes Hudnell
Bernice B. Hayes Hudnell, 89, of Hot Springs, Ark., died at her home Saturday (Feb. 7, 1998). She formerly lived in both Galena and Mount Gilead.

She was born in Galena on May 31, 1908, to the late Earl and Anna (Harvey) Ballard. She had worked as a real estate broker in Hot Springs, and was a broker for the former Hudnell Realty in Mount Gilead. She was a member of Hot Springs Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Mason Scott Hayes.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law Don and Wilma Hayes of Mount Gilead, Larry Hayes, Tom and Donna Hayes, and Lance and Daris Hudnell, all of Hot Springs; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at at the Devore-Snyder Funeral Home, at Ohio routes 3 and 61 in Sunbury. Interment was in Sunbury Memorial Park.

Mildred D. Hughes
Mildred D. Hughes, 83, Concord Township, died Friday (Sept. 3, 1999) at her home.

She was born Sept. 10, 1915, in Sedalia, Madison County, to John and Etta (Rader) Hux. She had lived in Delaware County since 1955.

For 20 years, Mrs. Hughes worked as a cafeteria cook at Scioto Village. She was a 1934 graduate of Midway High School, Sedalia. She was a member of Bellpoint United Methodist Church, Riverside Grange and Delaware County Farm Bureau.

Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Harry; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Barbara, Delaware; six sisters, Martha Leppla, Lima, Velma Bell, Washington Court House, Esther Anderson, Sunbury, Helen Miller, Sedalia, Ruth Milstead, Powell, and Norma Jean Phillips, Fort Myers, Fla.; two brothers and a sister-in-law, William Hux, Jefferson, and Donald and Norma Jean Hux, London, Ohio; two grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Mechling; and three brothers, Leonard, Earl and Harold Hux.

Calling hours were held at Robinson Funeral Home, Delaware. Funeral services were held with the Rev. Dirk Elliott officiating. Burial was at Oller Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bellpoint UMC, 4771 Ohio 257S, Delaware or Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware 43015.

Carolyn Hunter
Carolyn Hunter, 74, Delaware, died Friday (Jan. 14, 2000) at The Arbors of Delaware.

She was born on Aug. 19, 1925, in Alexandria, to the late Oakly and Norma (Kennedy) Smith.

A 1943 graduate of Alexandria High School, she moved to Delaware in 1964 from Johnstown.

She was a 30 year dealer for Stanley Home Products and a Stanley hostess 17 years prior to becoming a dealer. She enjoyed animals, sewing and gardening.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Dwight Hunter; son David Hunter, Delaware; special friend Deloris O'Quin, Delaware; several nieces and nephews; an aunt; two cousins; and many close friends.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Ailene Walker.

Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware. Funeral services were held with Dr. Everett Tilson officiating. Interment followed in Fairview Memorial Park, Delaware.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Delaware County.

Rosetta Hunter
Rosetta M. Hunter, 58, Sunbury, died Tuesday morning (Nov. 28, 2000) at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.

Born in Blue Moon, Ky., on Jan. 14, 1942 to the late Sie and Mary Ethel (Mead) Hamilton, she worked in housekeeping at the Sunbury Nursing Home for 11 years. She enjoyed her grandchildren and collecting duck figurines.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Hunter, who died on June 10, 1984; three brothers, Charles, Kale and James; and three sisters, Atchie, Lizzie and Earnestine.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Marvin and Bonnie Hunter Jr. of Philo; daughters and sons-in-law, Donna Sue and Dean Hines of Heath, Jennifer and Anthony Firstenberger of Delaware, and Sherry and Milton Palmer, Mary Angela Hunter and Myrtie Ann Hunter, all of Sunbury; 14 grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and friends; a brother Green (Nebraska) Hamilton of Garrett, Ky.; and her best friend Iva Shaw of Sunbury.

Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services were held with Elder William Staton officiating. Interment was in Sunbury Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

L. T. "Len" Hutto
L. T. "Len" Hutto, 59, Sunbury, died Friday (September 7, 2001) morning at his residence.

He was born in Neeses, South Carolina, on December 7, 1941, to the late Robert L. and Irene (Gartman) Hutto. He had resided in the Sunbury since 1977. He was owner and operator of Hutto's Electric of Columbus. He retired in 1992.

Hutto drove school bus for the Big Walnut School District from 1997 to 1999. He was United States Navy Veteran and was a member of the VFW Post No. 8736, American Legion Post No. 457 and AmVets No. 59. He enjoyed playing golf. He played at Wyandot Golf Course.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Wando Hutto, whom he married March 6, 1964, in Virginia; a son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Tara Hutto of Sunbury; two grandsons, Gregory and Robert; a brother, Robert L. "Babe" (Belinda) Hutto of Orangeburg, South Carolina; a niece, Missy Hutto; a special aunt, Curly (Joe) Hutto, North, South Carolina; and his mother-in-law, Hazel Stewart, Sunbury.

Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services were held with Pastor Joe Bell officiating. Interment, with military honors provided by the Delaware County Veterans Association, was in Kingwood Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Delaware County, 561 West Central Avenue, Delaware, Ohio 43015.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

James L. Hutson
James L. Hutson, 74, of Sunbury, died Sunday (June 7, 1998) at his residence following an extended illness.

Mr. Hutson was preceded in death by his mother, Beatrice L. Dailey.

He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church of Westerville and the Ohio Cremation and Memorial Society.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Toni Hutson; seven children and their spouses, Drew and Mickey Hutson, Beth and Tom Warner, Bea Hutson, James Jr. and Laura Hutson, Toni and Carl Smith, Tim and Diane Hutson, and Toby and Angela Hutson; and 12 grandchildren.

A private service was held at Resurrection Cemetery. Additional arrangements were in care of Bennett-Brown Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware OH 43015.


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