death notices, cemsearch"> Ohio Obituaries - Fairfield County


Miscellaneous Fairfield County Ohio Obituaries

CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - GENLOOKUPS


First Name:
Last Name:
Hazel Azbell
Hazel Azbell, 57, Laurelville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at the Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
She was born Oct. 18, 1944, in West Jefferson, the daughter of the late John M. and Ethel Tillis Wells. 
She is survived by four sons, Leroy D. (Julinda) Azbell of Corning, Lawrence Azbell of Springfield, Mo., Bill Azbell of Amanda and Timothy Azbell of Indiana; one daughter, Debra (Jake) Pryce of Laurelville; 18 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; four brothers, Tom Wells of Belpre, John W. (Adaline) Wells of Pleasantville, Donald (Cindy) Wells of Lancaster and Richard (Gloria) Wells of New Lexington; and several nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy, in 2001. 
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Taylor Funeral Home, Amanda, with Pastor Terry Borah officiating. 
Burial will be at Morgan Chapel Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 
 
Robert Baker Sr.
Robert E. Baker Sr., 49, Lancaster, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, as a result of an auto accident. 
His associations include Mid-West Quarter Century Club, Mid-West Seniority Club and Eagles Lodge No. 2120. He enjoyed restoring his pride and joy -- a "72" Challenger -- and attending the Mopar Drag Racing Nationals with his brother-in-law, Ron ... The Hustling Farmer. He was a tool and die set-up man at Mid West Fabricating Company for 29 years. 
A loving and caring husband, father and devoted grandfather, he is survived by his wife of 26 years, Gina; son, Robert E. Baker Jr.; grandsons, Robert L. and Kaleb L.; three brothers, Ted Baker of Louisiana, Bud (Marty) Baker of Lancaster and Larry (Linda) Baker of Lancaster; six sisters, Betty (Duke) Leach of Junction City, Jean (Carl) Hawks of Circleville, Pat Baker Humes of Westerville, Thelma Williams of Lancaster, Wanda Baker Humes of Lancaster and Nancy (Ron) Farmer of Washington Court House; mother-in-law, Marvene Mikesell of Lancaster; in-laws, Jim (JoAnn) Black of Lancaster, Richard (Sharon) Mikesell of Carroll, Mary Mikesell of Lancaster and Cheri Mikesell of Lancaster; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many close friends. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Esther Price Baker; sister, Shirley Baker; father-in-law, Robert W. Mikesell; and brother-in-law, Robert K. Mikesell. 
Service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Sheridan Funeral Home, Lancaster. 
Burial will be at Forest Rose Cemetery. 
Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Bonnie Friend
Bonnie L. Friend, 73, Lancaster, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Fairfield Medical Center. 
She was born Sept. 8, 1928, in Lancaster, the daughter of the late Oscar and Edith McLaughlin Leohner. 
She is survived by her husband, Carl Friend; son, Mark (Nikki) Friend of Lancaster; two daughters, Rebecca (Lawrence) Alspaugh of Lancaster and Anita (Dave) Hughes of Anthem, Ariz.; six grandchildren; three brothers, Paul (Kay) Leohner, Steve (Chris) Leohner of Lancaster and David (Loretta) Leohner of Rockbridge; three sisters, Betty Delong of Lancaster, Marjorie (Bob) Sander of Cincinnati and Sharon (James) Edwards of Maryland. 
Caring cremation has taken place. 
A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Fairfield County District Library, 219 N. Broad St., Lancaster 43130. 
Arrangements were made by Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home. 

Thomas King
Thomas E. King, 75, formerly of Hide-A-Way Hills, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at Lincoln Hills Health Center in New Albany, Ind. 
He was born Aug. 3, 1926, in Thornville to the late Byron and Myrtle Hynus King. He served in the 3704th Army Air Force during World War II. He was a member of Carpenters' Local No. 200 for 50 years, was a member of EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) and AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association). 
Survivors include his daughter, Karen Rigby; and son, Steven King; grandson, Uriah King; brother, William H. King. 
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brother, James P. King. 
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Boring-Sheridan Funeral Home, Thornville Chapel, with the Rev. John Selvey officiating. 
Burial will follow at Zion Ridge Cemetery, Thornville. 
Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. 
 
Imogene Lawrence
Imogene VanHorn Lawrence, 85, Hebron, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at Newark Health Care Center. 
She was born July 22, 1916, in Hebron to the late Harry Lou and Martha Trigg VanHorn. Imogene was a homemaker. 
She is survived by grandchildren, Randy (Lisa) Lawrence, Wendy (Sean) Bozman, Brian Lawrence, Mark Lawrence and Beth Curry; great-grandchildren, Brandon Lawrence, Cayla Curry and Brittney Curry; and many nieces and nephews. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Eugene Lawrence; sons, Ronald Eugene and Charles Donald Lawrence; sisters, Gladys Ruth VanHorn and Imogene Belle VanHorn; brother, Donald Byrant VanHorn. 
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Boring-Sheridan Funeral Home, Hebron Chapel with the Rev. Tom Myers officiating. 
Burial will follow at Fairmont Cemetery, Amsterdam, Ohio. 
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. 
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Licking County, 1894 Coffman Road, Newark 43055. 

William Pickett Sr.
William E. Pickett Sr., 63, Millersport, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at his residence. 
He was a member of Heath Church of Christ, Millersport Lions Club, Millersport Seniors and Buckeye Lake Eagles. He retired in 1990 from Lucent Technologies, was a U.S. Navy veteran, and was associated with his wife in News Travels. 
He is survived by his wife, Letha Pickett of Millersport; daughters, Candace S. (Terry) Himes of Millersport and Karen E. (Travis) Benner of Newark; sons, William E. (Taze) Pickett Jr. of Mounds, Okla., and Mark A. (Deborah) Pickett of Lancaster; grandchildren, Christopher T. Himes, Joshua D. Pickett, Jennifer R. Pickett, Matthew A. Pickett, Brent T. Benner and Trentin W. Benner. 
A special thanks to Millersport Lions Club and Ed Otte. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Helen Pickett. 
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore, with Pastors Dave Mason and Doug Swan officiating. 
Caring Cremation will follow. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where Millersport Lions Club will conduct services at 8 p.m. Friday immediately followed by a military service by Millersport American Legion Post 37. 
Memorials may be given to Pilot Dogs or Heath Church of Christ Building Fund. 

Willetta Stemen
Willetta Stemen, 75, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus. 
She was a member and deacon of Broad St. Presbyterian Church and a member of Reynoldsburg Senior Center. 
She is survived by her sister, Martha Snyder; brother, Robert C. Johnston; nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews. 
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Broad St. Presbyterian Church, 760 E. Broad St., Columbus, with the Rev. David VanDyke officiating. 
Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. A reception will follow the service. 
Contributions may be made to C.O.M.P.A.S.S. at Broad St. Presbyterian Church. 
Arrangements were made by Evans Funeral Home 4171 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus. 

Donald Whittington
Donald L. "Abe" Whittington, 77, Baltimore, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at his residence. 
He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ; retired from the former Crown-Zellerbach Corp.; was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Battle of the Bulge; and was a member of Baltimore VFW No. 3761. 
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Marsha Whittington of Baltimore; granddaughter and husband, Stacie Faun and Mark Graves of Columbus; grandson and wife, Chad R. and Tara Whittington of Sacramento, Calif.; several great-grandchildren; brother, John Whittington of Hebron; sister and brother-in-law, Donna Jean and Harley Bowers of Lancaster; and nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen Faun Whittington in 1999; and sister, Joann Armstrong. 
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore, with the Rev. Jill Dunlap officiating. 
Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery with graveside military services conducted by Baltimore VFW. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be given to Hospice of Fairfield County in Donald's memory.


Search this massive database of obituaries, cemeteries, and death records:

CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY