Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1996

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August 5 - 10, 1996

LOIS M. HARTLEY 
Lois Marlene Hartley, 59, Park City, Mont., formerly of Trimble, died Friday, Aug. 2 in Billings, Mont. 
Born Sept. 12, 1936, Glouster, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Garnett McClellan Brunton. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Burial will be in Glouster Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 Wednesday at the funeral home. 

BURNICE REYNOLDS 
Burnice Parry Reynolds, 77, Orlando, Fla., died Friday, Aug. 2 at Orlando Regional Health Center. 
Born March 31, 1919, Vinton County, daughter of the late William and Mildred Turner Parry, she was the widow of Elza Owen Reynolds, who died in 1973. 
She was a homemaker. 
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Curt (Freda Joann) Curtiss of Orlando, Fla.; two sons, Charles Owen (Patsy) Reynolds and Earl James (Roberta) Reynolds, both of Logan; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Ralph Parry of McArthur, Charles Parry of Chillicothe and Burl Parry of Newberry; and a sister, Garnet Karupski of Painesville. 
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Goldie Pokelsek and Dorothy Bubna. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Garrett Funeral Home, McArthur, with the Rev. Johnny Thacker officiating. 
Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Vinton County. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

EDITH M. SHEETS 
Edith M. Sheets, 81, SR 278, Nelsonville, died Saturday, Aug. 3 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville. 
Born Dec. 14, 1914, Athens County, daughter of the late Austin and Agnes Mitchner Tinker, she was the widow of John Ancel Sheets, who died in 1988. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Coolville Cemetery. 
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

LULA MAE VINCENT TANDY 
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Monday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, for Lula Mae Vincent Tandy, 80, Logan, who died Friday, Aug. 2 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Pastor John Jividen officiated. 
Burial was in New Straitsville Catholic Cemetery. 
Born Jan. 6, 1916, New Straitsville, daughter of the late Frank and Myrtle Louise Lanning Saulbeamer, she was the widow of Harry V. Vincent. 
She retired from Goodyear and attended the Logan Church of the Nazarene. 
Surviving are seven sons, Robert Vincent of Logan, Donald Vincent of Mansfield, Virgil Vincent of Lancaster, Wayne Vincent of Lancaster, Frank Vincent of New Straitsville, Harley Vincent of Logan and James Vincent of Colorado Springs, Colo.; four daughters, Loretta Matheny of Crooksville, Arlene Friel of Columbus, Luerena Banik of New Straitsville and Rachel Vincent of Albany; 40 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two brothers, William Saulbeamer of Webb City, Mo. and Donald Saulbeamer of Nelsonville; and four sisters, Marie Waldie of New Straitsville, Betty Miller of New Straitsville, Mary Ellen Jones of Logan and Dorothy Goble of Lancaster. 
She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Anna Marie Burdette and Peggy Lou Vincent; a sister, Loretta Smith; and a great-granddaughter, Vanessa Gayle. 

GEORGE R. "BOB" FORD 
George R. "Bob" Ford, 72, Pickle Road, Oregon, died unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 1. 
He was employed with the former Standard Oil refinery for 26 years, and owned several area laundromats over a 19-year period, retiring in 1983. 
He will sadly missed by his wife of 50 years, Virginia; his children, Wendy Wooddell, George (Jean) Ford IV and Mrs. Bob (Carolyn) Kettinger; a brother, Frank Ford; a sister, Sally Ritter; a stepmother, Helen Ford; two half sisters, Mary Kay Casto and Gabrielle Crane; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Evelyn Smith. 
Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery, Oregon. 

PHILLIP A. "DREW" SINNOTT 
Phillip A. "Drew" Sinnott, 27, Columbus, died Monday, Aug. 5 at his residence after an extended illness. 
He was the son of Judith A. Sinnott of Logan and the late Donald Sinnott. 
He was a member of El Paso Church of God. 
Also surviving are a longtime companion, Jeffrey Campbell of Columbus; a sister, Trudy K. McCoy of Logan; five brothers, Mikel T. Sinnott of Logan, Monte Jay Sinnott of Spartansburg, S.C., Timothy D. Sinnott of Jacksonville, N.C., Tony Stephen Sinnott of Tarpon Springs, Fla. and Vincent L. Sinnott of Columbus; a best friend, Stanley; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and loving friends. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cook & Son--Pallay Funeral Home, 1631 Parsons Ave., Columbus, with the Rev. Timothy Oldfield officiating. 
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

LAURA ELIZABETH CARTER 
Laura Elizabeth Carter, stillborn infant of Ronald and Reberta Iler Carter of Greenfield, died Monday, Aug. 5 at Clinton Memorial Hospital, Wilmington. 
Also surviving are two sisters, Maggie and Anne; paternal grandparents, Stanley and Carrie Carter of Asheville; and maternal grandparents, Ralph and Wilberta Iler of Paulding. 
Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Sponagle Lutheran Church, Sugar Grove. 
Burial will be in Trinity Sponagle Lutheran Cemetery. 
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday at the church. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Salvation Army, 340 E. Fulton St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. 
Arrangements are by Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville. 

SHARMA E. MAHOLSKI 
Sharma E. Maholski, 76, Canton, formerly of Glouster, died Sunday, Aug. 4 in Canton. 
Born July 9, 1920, Morgan County, daughter of the late Earnest and Lucy Kirkloride, she was the widow of Frank J. Maholski. 
Graveside funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Barton Center, 14300 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, Ohio 44107 or Aultman Hospice, 4510 Dressler Road, Canton, Ohio 44718. 
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 

BERNDETTA L. SMITH 
Berndetta L. Smith, 94, Columbus, formerly of Logan, went to be with her heavenly father at 7 p.m. Aug., 7 at her daughter's residence after an extended illness. 
Born Feb. 4, 1902, Webb Summitt, she was the daughter of the late John A. and Mary Brimmer Aurand. She was the wife of the late Arthur Smith who passed away in 1984. They were married for 61 years. 
She was a housewife, a member of Webb's Chapel United Methodist Church, Webb's Chapel Missionary Society, a charter member of Ebenezer Baptist Missionary Society and a former member of Farm Council 3B in Perry County. 
She was a very loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She had many who loved and adored her. Among those were her doctor, Dr. Kenneth Carpenter of the Dublin Medical Mall and a very special friend and nurse, Janmarie Arendash. 
Also surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Joanne Smith of Logan; a daughter and son-in-law, Mrs. Don (Letha) Kinnaman of Columbus; a granddaughter, Mrs. Dave (Pamela) Smith of The Plains; a grandson, Gary (Gerilyn) Smith of Logan; four great-grandchildren, Jodi and Noah Smith of The Plains and Serena and Kevin Smith of Logan; and a host of friends, nieces, nephews and loved ones who loved her dearly. 
She was also preceded in death by four brothers; and one sister. 
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. C.L. Suqua officiating. 
Interment will be in Ebenezer Cemetery, Perry County. 
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 

ROBERT L. SHUTTLEWORTH 
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City, for Robert L. Shuttleworth, 64, Glouster, who died Sunday at Dayton VA Medical Center, Dayton. 
Ron Owens officiated. 
Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Military graveside services were conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit. 
Pallbearers were William Stoncel, William Hawk, Donald Lantz, Robert McClelland, Leonard Spencer and Eugene Lonberger. 

BRADLEY L. SINGLETON 
Bradley L. Singleton, 17, Murray City, died Sunday in Corpus Christi Texas. 
Born Sept. 4, 1978, Kendallville, Ind., he was the son of Linville Singleton of Corpus Christi and Vickey Cain of Nelsonville. 
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City. 
Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, near Murray City. 
Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 

August 12 - 17, 1996 

BETTY L. ALEXANDER 
Betty Louise Alexander, 69, formerly of Hocking County, died Monday, Aug. 12 at Hickory Creek Nursing Center, The Plains, after an extended illness. 
Born July 15, 1927, Hocking County, daughter of the late Craven and Margaret Douglas Nihizer, she was the widow of Charles Quincey Alexander. 
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Don "Pork" (Debbie) Kennard of Jacksonville; and two granddaughters, Diana Sigler of Jacksonville and Kasi Kennard of Lancaster. 
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Henry Lovless; two brothers, Clarence and Ralph Nihizer; and an infant sister, Frieda Mae Nihizer. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. John Mucha officiating. 
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

WILLIAM R. McCLELLAND 
William R. McClelland, 81, Glouster, died Monday, Aug. 12 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens. 
Born Sept. 3, 1914, Glouster, son of the late Frank and Nora Nott McClelland, he was married to Eileen Woodruff McClelland, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Glouster Church of Christ. 
Burial will be in Glouster Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Wednesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church. 

HAROLD G. PERFECT 
Harold G. Perfect, 68, Laurelville, died Sunday, Aug. 11 in Laurelville. 
Born Dec. 13, 1927, Columbus, he was the son of the late Dewitt Lee and Verma Perfect. 
Funeral services will be conducted at the convenience of the family. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 

HARRY ROBINETTE 
Harry "Junior" Robinette, 67, Hazel Park, Mich., died Saturday, Aug. 10 at Oakland General Hospital, Madison Heights, Mich. 
Born March 11, 1929, Athens, son of the late Harley and Goldie Spielman Robinette, he was the widower of Delores Katchmer Robinette. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

ERNESTINE BAUMAN 
Ernestine Bauman, 71, Columbus, formerly of Logan, died Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Villages of Westerville. 
Daughter of the late Allen and Essie McSorley, she was the widow of Henry J. Bauman. 
Surviving are two sons, Ronald (Shelba) Bauman and Max (Ann) Bauman; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Charles (Gladys) McSorley. 
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Russell McSorley. 
Graveside funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Maplewood Cemetery, New Albany. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Schoedinger-Margarum Funeral Chapel, 335 W. Johnstown Road, Gahanna. 

THELMA R. CASTO 
Thelma R. Casto, 52, Logan, who died Tuesday, Aug. 13 at her residence. 
Born Feb. 9, 1944, Union Furnace, she was the daughter of the late Arthur James and Pearlie Mae Oney Morrison. 
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Rick (Lisa) Patterson of Marietta and Mrs. Gerald (Melody) Gillespie of Logan; four grandchildren; two brothers, Howard and Leroy Morrison, both of Logan; six sisters, Lula Belle Webb of Athens, Imogene Karns of McArthur, Jesse Myers of Texas and Della Wright, Ida Mae Bircher and Virginia Lane, all of Logan; and a half sister, Ruth Fields of South Carolina. 
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Scottie Morrison; and a half brother, Bob Morrison. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Betty Brooks officiating. 
Cremation will follow the services. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

RHODA E. HETZER 
Rhoda E. Hetzer, 92, The Plains, died Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Hickory Creek Nursing Center, The Plains. 
Born Oct. 20, 1903, Oak Hill, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Amanda Ellen Carpenter Louks. 
She was preceded in death by three husbands, Jonah Holland, Roy Hetzer and William Hetzer. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. 

MARY E. WEAVER 
Mary Elizabeth Weaver, 79, formerly of South Perry, died Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Heartland-Fairfield Nursing Center, Pleasantville, after an extended illness. 
Born July 21, 1917, South Perry, daughter of the late Roy J. and Mary Alice Arter Notestone, she was the widow of Glennel H. Weaver, who died April 9, 1982. 
She was a homemaker and a member of South Perry United Methodist Church and Laurel Valley Grange. She was a former Hocking County Grange deputy. 
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. James T. (Ruth Ann) Ucker of Logan, Mrs. Edward (Linda M.) Goss of Aiken, S.C. and Mrs. Ben (Mary Glenda) Bingman of Glouster; a granddaughter, Heidi Bingman of Glouster; a brother, Lloyd Notestone of Chillicothe; and a sister, Ruby Bainter of Gibisonville. 
She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter; two brothers; and one sister. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Cummans officiating. 
Burial will be in Green Summit Cemetery, Adelphi. 
Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

JAMES H. DISHONG 
James H. Dishong, 67, The Plains, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Aug. 14 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens. 
Born Nov. 21, 1928, Athens County, son of the late George and Mildred Mourne Dishong, he was married to Evelyn Dishong, who survives. 
A Korean War Army veteran, he retired from Metal Powder Products in Logan after 30 years of service. He was a life member of The Plains VFW Post 7174. 
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Tony (Patricia) McQuaid of Indianapolis, Ind.; two sons, James H. (Charlotte) Dishong Jr. of Nelsonville and Patrick (Cindy) Dishong of Logan; a stepson, Richard L. Van Nest of The Plains; six grandchildren; and two sisters, Margaret Whitmore of Buchtel and Ann Collins of McArthur. 
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Jack, Keith and Robert Dishong. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Hughes-Blower Funeral Home, Athens. 
Burial will be in West Union Street Cemetery, Athens. 
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home. 

ADA L. LEWIS 
Ada Lillian Lewis, 89, 1247 Third St., Logan, died Wednesday, Aug. 14 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born Sept. 12, 1906, Nelsonville, daughter of the late Alonzo and Rosa Bumgardner Traugh, she was the widow of Grover Cleveland Lewis, who died Feb. 2, 1972. 
Private graveside services will be Saturday at Shaw Cemetery with the Rev. Greg Ross officiating. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
Arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home. <

NELLIE R. LINSCOTT 
Nellie Rae Linscott, 94, Logan, formerly of Glouster, died Thursday, Aug. 15 at Logan Health Care Center. 
Born Aug. 31, 1901, Chauncey, daughter of the late Stacey C. and Nora Kassler Sayre, she was the widow of Earl Forrest Linscott. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Saturday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Glouster United Methodist Church, c/o Norma Guinther, 31 Madison St., Glouster, Ohio 45732. 

DORIS D. TOWNSLEY 
Doris Dunlap Townsley, 68, Urbana, died Thursday, Aug. 15 at her residence. 
Born Sept. 29, 1927, Delaware, daughter of the late Calvin Joy and Betty Black Dunlap, she was the widow of Robert Townsley, former president and controller of Brown Publishing Co. He was associated with Brown Publishing Co. for 43 years. 
She resided in Urbana since 1969, was a member of Toastmistresses, the Fellowship Circle of Urbana United Methodist Church and the Women's Education Club. She also was very involved with the Beth Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund. 
A 1946 graduate of Delaware-Willis High School, she attended the Ohio State University. She married Robert Townsley Sept. 16, 1950. 
While residing in Lebanon, she was a substitute school teacher and a member of the Seed and Weed Club and the Lebanon United Methodist Church. 
She was also a member of George Lewis Borhen Chapter 504 Order of Eastern Star in Delaware, 
Surviving are three children, Mrs. John (Margaret Ann) Hooten of Indianapolis, Ind., Mrs. Darrell (Virginia Lee) Cox of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Thom N. (Rhonda) Townsley of Urbana; eight grandchildren, Heather, Rob, Kyle and Jordan Hooten, Melinda and Chad Townsley and Shawn and Britni Rowley; a sister, Elizabeth Ann Harris of Largo, Fla.; and two brothers, Joy Howard Dunlap of Destin, Fla. and Ralph E, Dunlap of Niles, Mich. 
Memorial services will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Urbana United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tom Gaiser officiating. 
Private burial will be in Oak Dale Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home, Urbana. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Hospice of Community Hospital, Springfield; The Beth Brown Memorial Foundation/Robert Townsley Scholarship Fund; and Urbana United Methodist Church. 

JOSHUA J. ANDERSON 
Joshua J. Anderson, 21, 605 Glenview Heights, Logan, died Thursday, Aug. 15, at Grant Medical Center, Columbus, from injuries received in a motorcycle accident on Wednesday on North Spring Street. 
Born Sept. 16, 1974, Lancaster, he was the son of R. Dennis Anderson of Logan and Goldie Elizabeth (Reed) Anderson of Logan. 
He was a 1993 graduate of Logan High School, and was employed by Insulation and Dry Wall Design Inc. of Lancaster. 
Also surviving are a stepmother, Dorothy Anderson, Logan; two sisters, Suzanne and brother-in-law Alfonso Gay, Lima, and Jodi Herring, Logan; two brothers, Rob Anderson, Logan, and J.B. Hoy, Logan; one stepsister, Anna Dew, Daytona Beach, Fla.; two stepbrothers, Eddie Dew, Moxahala, and Jacen Shoemaker, Logan; a girlfriend, Christy Bennington, Logan; paternal grandmother, Ruth Anderson Later, Logan; maternal grandparents Waveline and Clark Reed, Logan; special niece and nephew, Alex and Alaina Gay, Lima; a numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many loving friends. 
He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Hershel M. Anderson. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday in the Roberts Funeral Home, Logan, with his uncle, the Rev. Ed Life, officiating. 
Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery, Green Township, Hocking County. 
Friends may call Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

DAVID R. BOHLEN 
David R. Bohlen, 58, Nelsonville, died Thursday at Doctors Hospital North, Columbus. 
Born Feb. 6, 1938, Columbus, son of the late Robert J. and Gladys (Lester) Bohlen, he is survived by his wife, Sharon (Doolittle) Bohlen. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Souers Funeral Home. 
Calling hours will be after 2 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the funeral home. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 

SUE ELLEN BOND 
Sue Ellen Bond, 75, Logan, died Friday, Aug. 16, at her residence. 
Born Sept. 8, 1920, Haydenville, daughter of the later Harry and Mae Skivers Mills, she is preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Bond, who died in 1980. 
She was a hairdresser in Columbus and member of the First Church of Christ, Logan. 
She is survived by two sons, Gary (Brenda) Bond and Melvin (Linda) Bond, all of Logan; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Laura) Davis, Logan; two brothers, Harry Mills, Columbus and Raymond Mills, Haydenville; a sister, Violet Williams, Carbon Hill; and six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 
She is also preceded in death by two sisters and one infant brother. 
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 
The Rev. Vernon Barrell will officiate. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, and on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. 
The family suggests contributions be made to the First Church of Christ, 935 E. Main St., Logan. 

August 19 - 24, 1996

STEPHEN P. CHANDLER JR. 
Stephen Paul Chandler Jr., 3, Logan, died Friday, Aug. 16 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born Feb. 11, 1993, Columbus, he was the son of Stephen Paul and Bobbie Allard Chandler Sr. 
Also surviving are a sister, Sheila Ann Chandler of the home; grandparents, Arnold and Emma Chandler of Logan and Bill and Sheila Allard of Columbus; a great-grandmother, Vesta Chandler of Chillicothe; and several aunts and uncles. 
Graveside funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Shaw Cemetery, Falls Township, Hocking County, with the Rev. Mark Bailey officiating. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 

NELLIE M. DICKEN 
Nellie M. Dicken, 74, Clarence Court, died Saturday, Aug. 17 at Knox Community Hospital. 
Born Nov. 7, 1921, daughter of the late Robert and Iona Harble Culbertson, she was married for 56 years to Christo E. Dicken, who survives. 
She was the former owner of Dicken's Grocery in Amity. 
Also surviving are two daughters, Judy Niebel of Mount Vernon and Mrs. Tom (Trudy) Justice of South Bloomingville; two grandsons, Mark Wolfe of Buffalo, N.Y. and Shawn Wolfe of Seattle, Wash.; two granddaughters, Kristal Bolen and Nicole Justice, both of South Bloomingville; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Louella Lytle of Gibisonville; and two brothers, Merle Culbertson of Columbus and Charles Culbertson of Tarlton. 
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Gene Culbertson, Paul Culbertson and Tom Amerine; and a sister, Faye Hugli. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at North-Dilley Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, with the Rev. Rodney Buchanan officiating. 
Burial will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

JANET HOLMES 
Janet Morton Holmes, 97, 555 N. Walnut St., Logan, died Saturday, Aug. 17 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital after a brief illness. 
Born April 18, 199, Brownsville, daughter of the late William and Lola Harris Morton, she was the widow of Rex Kent Holmes, who died in 1973. 
She was a homemaker and a member of First Presbyterian Church. 
Surviving are two sons, Bill (Helen) Holmes and Kent (Anita) Holmes, both of Logan; a sister, Mimi Edgerley of Pompano Beach, Fla.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; one step great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. 
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Margene McWilliams; five sisters; and three brothers. 
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Brownsville, with the Rev. Galen Work officiating. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
The family suggests contributions be made to American Cancer Society, Hocking County Unit, P.O. Box 944, Logan, Ohio 43138. 
Arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home. 

ALLEN L. RAY 
Allen L. Ray, 49, Nelsonville, died Saturday, Aug. 17 at his residence. 
Born Aug. 25, 1946, New Straitsville, he was the son of Martha Lewis Fuller of Nelsonville and the late Clarence Ray. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

RONALD H. RITTGERS 
Ronald Hugh Rittgers, 58, Union Furnace, died Saturday, Aug. 17 at Dayton Veterans Hospital after an extended illness. 
Born July 30, 1938, son of the late Hugh W. and Mildred Jones Rittgers, he was married Dec. 6, 1968 to Loberta Bertie Cline Rittgers, who survives. 
He owned and operated Rittgers Garage and Wrecker Service for 35 years. He was president of Starr Township Volunteer Fire Department and a member of Nelsonville 10-4 CB Radio Club. In 1980, he and his wife were awarded the Hocking County Foster Parents of the Year Award by Gov. James Rhodes. 
Also surviving are a daughter-in-law and her husband, Debi and Steve Tootle of Logan; three grandchildren, Eric Levering and Dustin and Cody Tootle, all of Logan; a stepson, Jeffrey Levering of Kansas; three brothers, Harley (Mary Lee) Rittgers, Allison (Martha) Rittgers and Mick (Helen) Rittgers, all of Logan; three sisters, Mrs. Louis (Goldie) Servant of Mesa, Ariz. and Mrs. Bill (Donna) Snyder and Mrs. Gary (Marlene) Roop, both of Logan; a mother-in-law, Mildred Thomas of Union Furnace; several nieces and nephews; and a host of wonderful friends. 
He was also preceded in death by a stepson, Randal Levering, who was killed 10 years ago. 
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Union Furnace United Methodist Church with the Rev. Wendel Vermillion officiating. 
Friends may call anytime at the family home. 
Mr. Rittgers has been cremated as requested. 
Private burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Arrangements are by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home. 

VELORA B. SHRINER 
Velora B. Angle Shriner, 84, Junction City, died Sunday, Aug. 18 at Americare Homested, Lancaster. 
Born April 11, 1912, Perry County, daughter of the late Stanton and Zella Grimes Adcock, she was married to Kenneth R. Shriner, who survives. 
She was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church, Perry County. 
Also surviving are eight stepsons, Lowell Shriner, William (Nancy) Shriner, Earl (Jayne) Shriner, Dale Shriner and Konrad Shriner, all of Junction City, Roger (Betty) Shriner and Fred (Peggy) Shriner, both of Thornville and Mark (Joyce) Shriner of Bremen; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Thelma J.) Wallace of Bremen and Mrs. Stephen (Gladys) Kirk of Washington C.H.; a stepdaughter, Margaret Shriner of Junction City; 25 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Willis (Helen) Adcock of Logan. 
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Floyd "Dick" Angle; a daughter, Dorothy Louise Tucker; and a grandson. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Friendship United Methodist Church, Perry County, with the Rev. Deborah Machusak officiating. 
Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery, Perry County. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, 549 Logan St., Junction City, Ohio 43748. 

ANGELINE F. SMITH 
Angeline Fay Smith, 84, New Straitsville, died Sunday, Aug. 18 at her residence. 
Born Aug. 14, 1912, Shawnee, daughter of the late Frank and Julia Jaynes Stalter, she was the widow of William R. Smith, who died Sept. 1, 1978. 
She was a member of New Straitsville United Methodist Church. 
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Spencer of New Straitsville; three grandsons, Todd (Teresa) Spencer of Hemlock, Bryan (Donna) Spencer of Hanover and Mark (Polly) Spencer of Baltimore; five great-grandchildren; Mandy, Lora, Christopher, Jared and Katie Spencer; and two sisters, Mrs. Dell (Ardella) Varner and Thelma Gaultieri, both of Newark. 
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Mildred McLean; and three brothers, Clarence, Charles and Robert. 
Arrangements by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home are incomplete. 

EUGENE H. LEHMAN 
Eugene H. "Sonny" Lehman, 58, Logan, died Sunday, Aug. 18 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born April 10, 1938, Hocking County, son of the late Halstead Cherrington and Jean Eunice Mason Lehman, he was married to Judy E. McClelland Lehman, who survives. 
A 1955 Logan High School graduate, he was an employee of Selkirk Metalbestos of Logan. He was a graduate of Andrew Barber College of Columbus and a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. 
Also surviving are a son, Brian Eugene Lehman of Logan; a mother-in-law, Mrs. Thomas (Ada) McCaskey of Jacksonville; and special aunts, Edith Wood of Nelsonville and Janice Covel of Folsom, Calif. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. James R, Mathias officiating. 
Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Wednesday at the funeral home. 

CELIA A. LIGHTFOOT 
Celia Adeline Lightfoot, 81, Hooker, Okla., died Sunday, Aug. 18 at Southwest Medical Center-Liberal. 
Born Oct. 30, 1914, Mooresville, Ind., daughter of the late Nathinel Bernard Elda Rolena Johnson Matheny, she was the widow of Arthur Benton Lightfoot. 
She moved to Hugoton, Kan. from Haydenville in 1965. She was a homemaker and a Pioneer Manor Nursing Home nurse aid. She was a member of First Christian Church. 
Surviving are a son, Robert Martin of Flatrock, Mich.; two daughters, Elda Campbell of Hooker, Okla. and Gail Shepherd of Hugoton, Kan.; two sisters, Bernadine Good and Wilma Miller, both of Cleveland; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. 
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, William Martin; three grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Church of God, Hugoton, Kan., with the Rev. Joe Downs officiating. 
Burial will be in Hugoton Cemetery. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Southwest Hospice, c/o Paul's Funeral Home. 

ANGELINE F. SMITH 
Angeline Fay Smith, 84, New Straitsville, died Sunday, Aug. 18 at her residence. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at New Straitsville United Methodist Church. 
Burial will be in New Straitsville Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home and noon until time of services Wednesday at the church. 

WALLACE V. BECK 
Wallace V. Beck, 72, Logan, died Tuesday, Aug. 20 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born Oct. 19, 1923, Licking County, son of the late Floyd E. and Agnes Blanche Kidner Beck Sr., he was the widow of Ethel G. James Beck, who died June 18, 1981. 
A 1942 Licking Heights High School graduate, he was a self-employed farmer and a 20-year director of Hocking County Agricultural Society. He was granted a lifetime membership in the society. He was a member of Logan Lions Club and National Farmer's Organization. He was a former member of Ewing Grange and a dedicated farmer. 
Surviving are a special friend, Helen R. Griffin; four daughters, Mrs. Fred (Peggy) Shriner of Thornville, Mrs. Kenneth (Thelma) Farmer of Logan, Mrs. David (Rev. Jane) Beattie of Athens and Mrs. Joe (Julie) McCune of Glouster; four brothers, Sylvester A. (Joy) Beck Sr., Lloyd E. (Edda) Beck, Robert L. (Nancy) Beck and Norman Beck, all of Logan; two sisters, Mrs. Tom (Joan) Fink of Logan and Cora Spada of Columbus; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Lou Beck; and three brothers, Floyd E. Beck Jr., James D. Beck and Gerald R. Beck. 
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with Joe C. Talley and the Rev. Jane Beattie officiating. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Thursday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests contributions be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 944, Logan, Ohio 43138 or American Heart Association, 368 North St., Logan, Ohio 43138. 

HARLEY HART JR. 
Harley Hart Jr., 65, Conrad Road, South Bloomingville, went to join his Lord, at his residence Tuesday, Aug. 20. 
Born Sept. 22, 1930, Laurelville, son of the late Harley and Martha McNichols Hart. Jan. 10, 1950, he married Mary Ann Boyer, who survives. 
Also surviving are two sons, Larry Hart of the home; Dwight Ray (Brenda) Hart of Lancaster; stepson, Lloyd Gearhart of Chillicothe; three daughters, Mary Hart Rigby of Lewisville, Texas, Mrs. Jerry (Rhonda) Faulkner of Massieville and Mrs. Steve (Carla) Perry of Chillicothe; four brothers, Floyd and Ray Hart, both of South Bloomingville, Melvin Hart of Whisler and Carl of Hart of Laurelville; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. 
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Steven Dale and David Michael; four brothers; and one sister. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hill Funeral Home, Kingston, with the Rev. Jorge Anido officiating. 
Burial will be in Green Summitt Cemetery, Adelphi. 
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

DORA L. GASKILL 
Dora Louise Gaskill, 82, New Lexington, died Tuesday, Aug. 20 at Americare, New Lexington. 
Born May 25, 1914, Jackson daughter of the late Benjamin and Flora Longberger Brunton, she was the widow of her first husband, Edward D. Call Sr. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee, with the Rev. Harry Brunton officiating. 
Burial will be in Shawnee Cemetery. 
Friends may call after 6 p.m. today or anytime before time of services Friday at funeral home. 

MYRTLE L. NANNA 
Myrtle L. Nanna, 79, Hickory Creek Nursing Center, The Plains, died Wednesday at the nursing center. 
Born Feb. 20, 1917, Marion County, daughter of the late Eber and Belva Dean Eakin Mathena, she was the widow of Ross Nanna, who died July 1, 1979. 
Funeral services will be noon Saturday at Souers Funeral Home. 
Burial will be in Connett Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

RITA F. CHAPMAN 
Rita F. Chapman, 71, 815 Central Ave., Logan, died Thursday Aug. 22 at Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus, after injuries suffered from a fall in her home. 
Born March 21, 1925, Hocking County, daughter of the late Charles H, and Etta Brewer Frasure, she was married to Harry Edward Chapman, who survives. 
She has formerly worked for 11 years as a secretary of NATCO of Haydenville and had retired after 25 years of service as a secretary and treasurer for the Nelsonville Home and Savings Association of Nelsonville. 
Also surviving are two sons, Harry E. (Glenna) Chapman of Logan and John Lee Chapman of Erie, Pa.; five grandchildren; a sister, Florence Hinerman of Newark; several nieces and nephews. 
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles R. Frasure Sr. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James R. Mathias officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. until time of services Monday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 Sunday. 

RAYMOND P. GRAF 
Raymond P. Graf, 88, Lancaster, died Thursday, Aug. 22 at his residence. 
Son of the late John and Elizabeth Graf, he was the widower of Agnes J. Graf. 
He retired from Anchor Hocking Glass Corp. Plant 1 in the furnace room with 47 years service. 
Surviving are four sons, Bill (Jacquelyn) Graf of Lancaster, Bobby Lee (Barbara Louise) Graf of Bremen, Larry (Deborah) Graf of Lancaster and Gary E. (Kristy L.) Graf of Gibisonville; three daughters, Norma J. Richards of Bremen, Dorothy Klump of Lancaster and Mrs. Steve (Donna M.) Woodgeard of Sugar Grove; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and several nephews. 
He was also preceded in death by a son, Raymond J. Graf. 
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Frank E. Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Lancaster, with the Rev. Carl J. McClellan officiating. 
Burial will be in Forest Rose Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Sunday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Hospice of Fairfield County in his memory, c/o the funeral home. 

MARIAN E. NIXON 
Marian Evelyn Nixon, 87, 7109 Elkhorn Drive, Ft. Wayne, Ind. died Wednesday Aug. 21 at her residence. 
Born Aug. 25, 1908, Telford, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Charles Homer and Mary Ida West Lane, she was the widow of Foster Wade Nixon, who died in 1995. 
She was a retired teacher and professor. 
Surviving are a son, Philip R. Nixon of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; a daughter, Carol Lane Miller of South Glastonbury, Conn.; a sister, Marjorie Poe of McClain, Va.; a brother, John Lane of Dayton; and four grandchildren. 
Private memorial services were held Wednesday evening at the residence. 
The body was cremated. 
Arrangements were by Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, Ft. Wayne, Ind. 

DWIGHT WILLIAM WATKINS 
Dwight William Watkins, 75, 1584 Valley View Drive, Logan, died Thursday, Aug. 22, in Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus, after a brief illness. 
Born Oct. 29, 1920, Enterprise, son of the late Ison Fitch and Magnolia Frances (Phipps) Watkins, he is survived by his wife, Dorothy Elizabeth (Fowler) Watkins. They were married Sept. 5, 1954. 
Watkins had been an administrative assistant for the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, having retired Sept. 30, 1981, after 34 years of service. He was a member of Thurman United Methodist Church, Columbus, and attended the Kline Memorial United Methodist Church, Enterprise. He was also a member of the Hocking County Senior Citizens Center and Public Employees Retirement Inc. 
He is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Robert F. and Florence Watkins, Rockbridge; a sister-in-law, Margaret Kuklisin, Plain City; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jim and Mamie Horrell, Toone, Tenn.; a special friend, Mary Stiles, Columbus; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Roberts Funeral Home, Logan. 
The Rev. Clarence M. Thompson will officiate. 
Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery, Enterprise. 
Friends may call Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family will be in attendance from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. 
The family suggests contributions to Kline Memorial U.M. Church Building Fund, 28996 Enterprise-Iles Road, Logan 43138.


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