Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1997

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March 10-15, 1997

WILLIAM VINCENT AURAND 
William Vincent Aurand, 81, Logan, died Saturday, March 8 at Crestview Manor Nursing Home in Lancaster following a brief illness. 
Born July 16, 1915, Logan, he was the son of the late John Grant and Olivia M. Stuart Aurand. 
He was retired from the Logan Clay Products Company. 
Surviving are a daughter, Marjorie A. Tolliver of Logan; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. 
He was also preceded in death by seven sisters, Beula Aurand, Lula Aurand, Beatrice Lackey, Irene Cline, Gladys Friley, Goldie Nash and Hattie Hayden; and two brothers, Dolliver Aurand and Lester Aurand. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 11 at the Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Betty J. Brooks officiating. 
Burial will be in Webb Chapel Cemetery, Falls-Gore Township, Hocking County. 
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

HAZEL L. BEAN 
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Saturday at Nelsonville United Methodist Church for Hazel L. Bean, 89, Marietta, who died Wednesday at Marietta Memorial Hospital. 
The Rev. Wendell Stutler officiated. 
Organ music was by John King. 
Burial was in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville. 
Casketbearers were Tim Bean, David Bean, Jeff Bean, Scott Bean, Joe McGoye, Brian Bowe, Greg Bowe, Steven McGoye and John McGoye. 
Arrangements were by Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 

JUANITA "TOOTS" DAUGHERTY 
Juanita "Toots" Daugherty, 77, Logan, died Friday, March 7 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born Aug. 3, 1919, Athens County, daughter of the late William and Mary "Gertie" Morman Zwick Green Lock, she was married to James Daugherty, who survives. They were married for 60 years. 
Retired from Metal Powder in Logan, she previously worked at Godman's Shoe Factory, Logan, and at Lancaster Glass. She was a member of the former Church of God on Laurel Run Road, Logan. 
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Russell (Ruth Ann) Jenkins of Logan; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. 
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Ella Harrel; a brother, Arthur Green; and a stepbrother, Carl Locke. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Greg Magruder officiating. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens, Rockbridge. 

JOY WEEKS 
Joy Weeks, 61, Athens, died Sunday, March 9 at her residence. 
Born April 13, 1935, Thacker, W. Va., daughter of the late Joseph and Daisy Selly, she was married to Amos Weeks, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. 
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

LEROY WOLFE 
Leroy Wolfe, 49, New Plymouth, died Monday, March 10 at Doctor's Hospital North, Columbus, following a long struggle with diabetes. 
Born Feb. 25, 1948, Pomeroy, son of Herman F. and Faye M. Hart Wolfe of Logan, he was married for 30 years to Connie Kaye Arnold Wolfe, who survives. 
A 1966 graduate of Logan High School, he was an auto mechanic and formerly owned and operated Wolfe's Garage in Union Furnace. He was a member of the American Motorcycle Association and an avid motorcycle Endurous rider. 
Also surviving are a son, William H. "Bill" (Kathy) Wolfe of Logan; three sisters, Mrs. Alan (Lucille) Chandler of Mount Vernon, Mrs. Ted (Betty) Schultz of Titesville, Fla., and Sandra Dennis of Logan; a mother-in-law, Gloria Arnold of Logan; brother- and sister-in-law Randy (Cindy) Bartow of Logan; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Willard L. Dutcher officiating. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Wednesday at the funeral home and 9 a.m. until service time Thursday. 

WILLIAM C. GASKALLA 
William C. Gaskalla, 82, Jacksonville, died Monday, March 10 at his residence. 
Born Dec. 13, 1914, Jacksonville, son of the late William C. and Minnie Swartz Gaskalla, he was the widower of Marcella Barrett Gaskalla. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Burial will be in Taylor Ridge Cemetery, Glouster. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Thursday at the funeral home. 

MARTHA EVELYN GROVES 
Martha Evelyn Groves, 86, Lancaster, died Monday, March 10 at Fairfield Medical Center. 
Born April 10, 1910, Hocking County, she was the daughter of the late James and Addessie Duffy Groves. 
No calling hours will be observed, and funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. The body will be cremated. 
Arrangements are by the Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 

MELODEE RISCH 
Melodee Risch, 46, Logan, died Tuesday, March 11. 
Born June 28, 1950, Columbus, she was the daughter of the late Paul E. and Ethel M. Krizo Risch. 
A 1968 graduate of Logan High School, she was a keypunch operator and a former employee of Federated Department Stores. She was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church. 
Surviving are a brother, John (Olivia) Risch of Logan; a sister, Lynne Risch of Logan; a niece, Stephanie Risch of Logan; two nephews, Joe Risch of Logan and Kevin (Michelle) Risch of Logan; and several aunts and uncles. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Lawrence Myers officiating. 
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Cremation will follow the service, with ashes to be interred in Knollwood Cemetery. 

EDWARD R. TAYLOR SR. 
Edward R. Taylor Sr., 83, Logan, died Monday, March 10 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born May 13, 1913, Huntington, W.Va., son of the late Arnett and Lillie Coffman Taylor, he was married to Deanna J. Wiles Taylor, who survives. 
He was a retired foreman from Owens Illinois Inc. in Columbus. 
Also surviving are three sons, Edward R. Taylor Jr. of Florida, Gene Taylor of Baltimore and Mike Wilson of Logan; two daughters, Vivian Taylor of Allen, Ky., and Tammy Heyman of Midland, Texas; two sisters, Josephine Booher of Lebanon, Mo., and Frieda Moody of Payson, Arizona; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Lois Stiles Taylor, a brother and two sisters. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. King Kelly officiating. 
Entombment will be in Fairview Mausoleum, Rockbridge. 

MARY MATILDA BAILEY 
Mary Matilda Bailey, 80, Rockbridge, died today at Hocking Valley Community Hospital, Logan, following a brief illness. 
Born Oct. 12, 1916, Logan, daughter of the late Harry and Ora May Hicks Freeman, she was the widow of Rolland Frederick Bailey, who died in 1992. 
Along with her husband, she co-owned and managed for 23 years the former Bailey's Sohio Station and Restaurant on SR 33 north of Rockbridge. She was also a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Sugar Grove. 
Surviving are a son, Michael Lee (Joyce Elaine) Bailey of Logan; two brothers, John William Freeman of Rockbridge and Dr. Fred Wesley Freeman of Brooklyn, Mich.; three grandchildren, Anthony Bailey of Rockbridge and Heather and Hilary Bailey of Logan; and several nieces and nephews. 
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Harry Freeman Jr., who died in 1993. 
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. J. Gordon Sullivan officiating. 
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Friday at the funeral home. 

BESSIE FOX 
Bessie Fox, 95, Nelsonville, died Wednesday, March 12 at Kimes Convalescent Center in Athens. 
Born Nov. 12, 1901, Santoy, she was the widow of William Bryan Fox, who died in 1969. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Porterville. 
Friends may call 2 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

NETTIE L. LONG 
Nettie L. Long, 88, Logan, who made her home with Mick and Helen Rittgers, died Wednesday, March 12 at Logan Health Care Center. 
Born Sept. 23, 1908, Hocking County, daughter of the late John and Anna Lane Heigle, she was the widow of Bert M. Long. 
A homemaker, she was a member of Rock United Methodist Church and attended Webb Chapel United Methodist Church. 
Surviving is a sister, Blanche Norton of Cincinnati. 
She was also preceded in death by her stepmother, Fannie Heigle, and a brother, John Heigle. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Dixie Bauman officiating. 
Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Hocking County. 
Friends may call 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 

EDNA WILSON MARSHALL 
Edna Wilson Marshall, 75, Dew House, Nelsonville, died Tuesday, March 11 at her residence. 
Born Aug. 8, 1921, Doanville, daughter of the late Gale Wilson and Martha Koon, she was the widow of Robert Marshall. 
Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Friday in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Souers Funeral 
Home, Nelsonville. 

NANCY C. BLAKE 
Nancy C. Blake, 55, Hockingport, died Wednesday, March 12 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg, W.Va. 
Born Jan. 5, 1942, Athens, daughter of the late Howard and Eileen Palmer Ferry, she was the widow of William Blake Sr. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Carbon Hill Cemetery. 
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

MARTHA EVELYN GROVES 
Martha Evelyn Groves, 86, Lancaster, died Monday, March 
10 at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. 
Born April 10, 1910, Hocking County, she was the daughter of the late James and Addessie Duffy Groves. 
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Groves Cemetery, Starr Township. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
The body will not be cremated, as previously planned. 
Arrangements are by the Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 

MILTON H. JENKINS 
Milton H. Jenkins, 75, Trimble, died Wednesday, March 12 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville. 
Born Feb. 28, 1922, Athens County, son of the late Harvey and Almeda Hayburn Jenkins, he was the widower of Christine Hook Jenkins, who died in 1979. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Brown Funeral Home, Murray City with the Rev. John Wright officiating. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. 
Friends may call 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

RALPH H. WOLLETT 
Ralph H. Wollett, 67, Nelsonville, died Thursday, March 13 at his residence. 
Born Aug. 22, 1929, Nelsonville, son of the late Homer S. and Evelyn Ward Wollett, he was married to Lavonia McCombs Wollett, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Connett Cemetery, Athens County. 
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 

HENRY ALLEN ADAMS 
Henry Allen Adams, 68, Mansfield, died unexpectedly Thursday, March 6 at his residence. 
Born Nov. 13, 1928, Chicago, Ill., son of the late Henry Victor and Nellie Adams, he was married to Patricia Chaney Adams, who survives. 
An Army veteran, he attended Grace Episcopal Church and studied music performance at The Ohio State University, where he received his bachelor of science in education. He retired from Mansfield City Schools after teaching for 30 years. He was a member of the Musician's Union Local 159, OEA, NEA, played in Adam's Rib-Ticklers Dixieland Band and was a member of the Mansfield Symphony. 
Also surviving are two sons, Charles F. (Lisa) Adams of Columbus and Daniel (Diane) Adams of Wooster; a daughter, Lora K. Adams of Norwalk; and three grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be held 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Grace Episcopal Church with the Rev. Canon David Sipes officiating. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Grace Episcopal Church. 

March 17-22, 1997

JUDY MARTIN 
Judy Martin, 55, Carbon Hill, died Friday, March 14 at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus. 
Born July 19, 1941, Glouster, daughter of the late John and Margaret "Betty" Searls Nott, she was married to Don Martin, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. today at the Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Carbon Hill Cemetery. 
The family suggests contributions be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, c/o O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens, Ohio 45701. 

DONALD F. RUSSELL 
Donald F. Russell, 66, Sharpsburg, died Sunday, March 16 at his residence. 
Born July 7, 1930, Greens Run, don of the late William F. and Evelyn Lowery Russell, he was married to Geraldine "Jerri" Smith Russell, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Tuesday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Hospice of Appalachia, 280 E. State Street, Athens, Ohio 45701. 

ELLA LOUISE BOWERS 
Ella Louise Bowers, 74, Logan, died Monday, March 17 at her residence. 
Born March 12, 1923, Logan, daughter of Harry A. Hammon of Logan and the late Zella Duffy Hammon, she was married to Washington Bowers Jr., who survives. 
A member of Immanuel United Methodist Church, she was also a 50 year plus member of the Venus Chapter 76 O.E.S. in Logan, the White Shrine of Jerusalem 57, and the Social Order of Beaucant in Columbus. 
Also surviving are two sons, Jeffrey J. (Teresa) Bowers of Millersport and Christopher L. (Jacquelin) Bowers of Columbus; three grandchildren, Judd, Erin and Jonathan Bowers of Millersport; two stepgrandchildren, Kim and Keely Austin of Columbus; and a stepmother, Edith Hammon of Logan. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Gary Wheeler officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 
Eastern Star services will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Immanuel United Methodist Church, 66 E. Hunter St., Logan, Ohio, 43138. 

KENNETH W. CARTER JR. 
Kenneth W. Carter Jr., 53, Rockbridge, died Monday, March 17 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born Nov. 1, 1943, Union Furnace, son of Jean Kanode Carter of Rockbridge and the late Kenneth W. Carter Sr., he was married to Christine Audette, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. J. Gordon Sullivan officiating. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge. 
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Veterans Organizations of Hocking County. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home. 

FRANCIS MONROE TILLEY SR. 
Francis Monroe Tilley Sr., 78, Maryville, Tenn., died Sunday, March 16 at his residence. 
The son of the late Monroe and Phoebe Emmaline Tilley, he was married to Emma Tilley, who survives. 
Also surviving are several sons and daughters in the Logan area. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Chapel, Smith Mortuary, Maryville, Tenn., with Pastor Kenneth Carpenter officiating. 
Burial will be a Grandview Cemetery, Maryville. 
Friends may call one hour prior to services at Trinity Chapel. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society. 

REV. RALPH G. POST 
The Rev. Ralph G. Post, 83, Corning, died Sunday, March 16 at Good Samaritan Hospice, Zanesville. 
Born Feb. 25, 1914, Washington Court House, son of the late Albert and Forrest Gladden Post, he was married to Mildred Bray Post, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Millertown Church of Christ in Christian Union. 
Burial will be in Millertown Cemetery. 
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the Humphrey Funeral Home in Shawnee. 

HELEN MARIE DUNNINGTON 
Helen Marie Dunnington, 80, Nelsonville, died Sunday, March 16 at Doctors Hospital North in Columbus. 
Born April 10, 1916, Nelsonville, daughter of the late James Sylvester and Ruby Josephine Willison Kinsey, she was the widow of Lloyd Edward Dunnington, who died in 1957. 
A retired cook from Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Nelsonville, she was a member of the Blood Covenant Church in Hundred, W.Va. and was a graduate of the Charington Hospital School of Nursing in Logan. 
Surviving are three sons, James Edward (Janis) Dunnington of Clovis, Calif., Darryl (Dorothy) Dunnington of Nelsonville, and Donald (Darla) Dunnington of Nelsonville; three daughters, Mrs. William (Ora Jo) Weston of Chesterhill, Mrs. Albert (Cheryl) Carsey of Nelsonville and Debbie Dunnington of Nelsonville; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a granddaughter, Lloyda Ackinson Pritchard of Nelsonville, raised in her home; two brothers, Ralph Kinsey of Sugar Grove and Gerald (Betty) Kinsey of Brookville; a sister, Mrs. Bill (Donna) Monks of Nelsonville; and a special friend, Della Benedum of Nelsonville. 
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Ann Gail, and a sister, Lucille Forbes. 
Private graveside services will be held 11 a.m. today in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville, with the Rev. Barry Coffey officiating. 

WILLIE AUSTIN GOSS 
Willie Austin Goss, 80, Rockbridge, died Wednesday, March 19, 1997, at Hocking Valley Community Hospital after an extended illness. 
Born Sept. 12, 1916, Hocking County, son of the late William Ernest and Della Dupler Goss, he was married to Ida Margaret Coakley Lutz Goss, who survives. 
A member of Fairview United Methodist Church, Rockbridge, he was a retired heavy equipment operator of 38 years for the F.H. Brewer Gravel Company of Lancaster. 
Also surviving is a daughter-in-law, Judy Goss of Grand Rapids; a grandson, Doug Goss of Logan; a granddaughter, Heidi Thomas of Grand Rapids; a great-granddaughter, Summer Goss of Amanda; a great-grandson, Austin Thomas of Grand Rapids; two brothers, John Goss of Lancaster and Melvin Goss of Rockbridge; a sister, Mrs. Carl (Susie) Mock of Logan; two stepsons, Roger Lutz of Logan and Jeff Lutz of Rockbridge; a stepdaughter, Darla Murdock of Pickerington; three stepgrandchildren, Ben Lutz of Rockbridge, Brian Lutz of Logan and Jennifer Murdock of Tucson, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews. 
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Jane Mathias Goss, who died in 1982; a son, Terry Austin Goss, who died in 1994; three brothers, Raymond C., Reese T. and Ralph E. Goss; and two sisters, Marie Sheets and Mary Householder. 
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at the Fairview United Methodist Church, Rockbridge, with the Revs. J. Gordon Sullivan and John T. Williams officiating. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Friday at the Roberts Funeral Home and one hour prior to services at the church. 

JUNE L. RAMEY 
June L. Ramey, 75, Logan, died Wednesday, March 19 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born June 22, 1921, Columbus, daughter of the late Donald and Gladys Geer Courtney, she was the widow of Lawrence A. Ramey, who died Oct. 30, 1989. 
She was a retired legal secretary and a member of ABWA. 
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Sandra) Erb of Logan; a grandson, Michael (Amy) Erb of Logan; two granddaughters, Mrs. Nick (Keri) Kunkler of Logan and Mrs. Jim (Karla) Heft of Logan; five great-grandchildren, Jennifer Lindsey, Kristen Heft, Kortney Kunkler, Kacey Kunkler and Alex Erb. 
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Teresa White; a great-granddaughter, Heather Heft; and a brother, Dale Courtney. 
There will be no services or calling hours at Mrs. Ramey's request. 
Burial will be private at Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus. 
Arrangements are by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home. 

HAMPTON LESTER CHRISTIAN 
Hampton Lester Christian Hampton, 75, Logan, died Thursday, March 20 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born Dec. 11, 1921, Longstreth, son of the late Hampton and Mattie Hill Christian, he was the widower of Mary Christian, who died in 1996. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Sunday at the funeral home. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, where military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Veterans Organizations of Hocking County. 

DONALD E. TIMMONS 
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City, for Donald E. Timmons, 72, Murray City, who died Tuesday at his residence. 
Pastor Harlan Paige officiated. 
Burial was in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville. 
Military graveside services were conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit. 
Taps was performed by Jack Simon. 
Casketbearers were Randy Dennis, Timothy Dennis, Todd Dennis, Mickey Smith, Tony Bateson and Jack Seeber.

March 24-31, 1997

GLENN "TOM" WILLIS 
Glenn "Tom" Willis, 48, Benton, Ark., died Friday, March 21. 
Born July 1, 1948, Jamestown, he was the son of Vivian Willis of Benton, Ark. and the late Glenn L. Willis. 
Also surviving are three brothers, Jerry (Nancy) Willis of Columbus, Terry (Kathy) Willis of Columbus and David (Cherry) Willis of Danville, Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Edward (Mary Ann) Nye of Columbus and Mrs. Danny (Linda) Montgomery of Benton, Ark.; and several nieces and nephews. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Salene Memorial Hospital, #1 Medical Park Drive, Benton, Ark. 72015 or any other hospice center. 

LEONARD V. "DICK" KESTERSON 
Leonard V. "Dick" Kesterson, 72, Nelsonville, died Sunday, March 23 at Chillicothe V.A. Hospital. 
Born Feb. 13, 1925, Nelsonville, son of the late Charles and Anna Mae Hardsock Kesterson, he was married to Birdie Stufflebean Kesterson, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery, Hocking County. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home. 
Graveside military services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit. 

JOHN J. "JAKE" KIMES 
John J. "Jake" Kimes, 86, Pomeroy, formerly of Doanville, died Sunday, March 23 
at Rocksprings Rehabilitation Center, Pomeroy. 
Born Sept. 11, 1910, Lodi, son of the late Rice and Elizabeth Kimes, he was the widower of Margie Cunningham Kimes. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Connett Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home. 

TALMADGE D. "MAC" McAFOOES JR. 
Talmadge D. "Mac" McAfooes Jr., 71, Glouster, died Monday, March 24 at his residence. 
Born March 20, 1926, Glouster, son of the late Talmadge D. and Blanche Ellis McAfooes Sr., he was married to Joan Hillyer McAfooes, who survives. 
A World War II Army veteran, he was retired from Poston Power Plant. 
Also surviving are a son, Terry Lee (Elaine) Bollinger of Binghamton, N.Y.; two daughters, Mrs. David (Susie) Hellyer and Mrs. Craig (Sandy) Dunkle, all of Glouster; seven grandchildren, Dave Hellyer or Glouster, Tiffany and Corey Dunkle of Glouster, Kyle Dunkle of Athens, Deanna Dunkle of Phoenix, Ariz., Scott Bollinger of Syracuse, N.Y., and Michelle Meza of Raleigh, N.C.; four great-grandchildren, Justin and Kyle Hellyer of Glouster, Samantha Bollinger of Syracuse, N.Y. and Katie Meza of Raleigh, N.C.; a brother, Charles McAfooes of Athens; two sisters, Alice Moore and Betty Tettemer, both of Logan; and a sister-in-law, Kay McAfooes of Logan. 
He was also preceded in death by a brother, William McAfooes. 
Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster, with the Rev. Connie Powers-Faires officiating. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Children's Hospital Cardiac Unit, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, Ohio, 43206. 

SUSAN A. FRANCE 
Susan A. France, 75, Columbus, died Tuesday, March 25 at Doctors Hospital North, Columbus. 
Born July 19, 1921, Hocking County, daughter of the late Silas and Flossie Reed Wolfe, she was the widow of Erven France. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with Pastor Lowell Lewis officiating. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call 11 a.m. until time of services Thursday. 

BENJAMIN E. KLINE 
Benjamin E. Kline, 58, Rockbridge, died Tuesday, March 25 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born March 28, 1938, Hocking County, son of the late John W. and Vera Hartsall Kline, he was married to Joyce Thompson, who survives. 
A U.S. Army veteran, he was a truck driver for 25 years and a Good Hope Township Trustee for 10 years. He attended the Hocking Hills Church of Christ and was a former 4-H adviser. 
Also surviving are a son, Wesley A. Kline of Rockbridge; a daughter, Mrs. Pat (Chana) Powell of Rockbridge; two grandchildren, Amanda and Patrick Powell of Rockbridge; and three sisters, Mrs. Rudolph (Donna) Riggs of Rockbridge, Mrs. John (Karen) Wharton of Rockbridge and Patricia Tolliver of Logan. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. David Snowden officiating. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Friday at the funeral home. 
Military graveside services will be held at the cemetery. 

DONALD R. CONNER 
Donald R. Conner, 77, Nelsonville, died Wednesday, March 26 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born July 27, 1919, Athens County, son of the late Fred and Pearl Wolfe Conner Sr., he was married for 59 years to Edan North Conner, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville, where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit. 
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home. 

VERONICA ANDREA DOTSON 
Veronica Andrea Dotson, stillborn daughter of Tracy Eugene and Flor Andrea Arriaga Dotson of Logan, died Wednesday, March 26 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. 
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan, with the Rev. Father Richard J. Pendolphi officiating. 
No visitation will be observed. 
Arrangements are by the Roberts Funeral Home. 

LESLIE ANN JONES 
Leslie Ann Jones, 27, Casselberry, Fla., formerly of Logan, died Monday, March 24 at his residence. 
Born Nov. 6, 1969, Columbus, she was the daughter of Ray McFarland of South Bloomingville and the late Barbara Blair McFarland. 
Also surviving are three sons, Jason, Jeffrey and Joshua Jones, all of Logan; and a brother David McFarland of South Bloomingville. 
Funeral services will be noon Saturday at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Greg Magruder officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home. 

ELIZABETH G. BOURNE 
Elizabeth G. Bourne, 82, Junction City, died Thursday, March 27 at Logan Health Care Center. 
Born Sept. 2, 1914, Bland, Va., daughter of the late William and Blanche Barnett Kimberlin, she was the widow of Clarence M. Bourne, who died Jan. 31, 1994. 
A homemaker, she attended Millertown Church of Christ in Christian Union. 
Surviving are five sons, Harold (June) Bourne of Ft. Payne, Ala., Eugene (Barbara) Bourne and Paul (Alice) Bourne Sr., both of New Straitsville, and C.J. (Velda) Bourne and Lawrence (Paula) Bourne Sr., both of Junction City; three daughters, Mrs. Leroy (Janet) Thompson of New Lexington, Mrs. Raymond (Letha) Hanning of Junction City and Mrs. Delmar (Wanda) Sinift of New Straitsville; 35 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. 
She was also preceded in death by a son, Francis Bourne; three daughters, Ruth Nelson and Laura and Martha Bourne; four brothers; and three sisters. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Ernie Eing officiating. 
Burial will be in Fairview Hill Cemetery, Perry County. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Sunday at the funeral home. 

BONNIE J. OSKEY 
Bonnie J. Oskey, 76, Jacksonville, died Friday, March 28 at Rocksprings Rehabilitation Center, Pomeroy. 
Born April 24, 1920, Trimble, daughter of the late Harry and Bessie Hemsley Sayre, she was the widow of Edward Oskey. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Monday at the funeral home. 
Eastern Star services will be conducted 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. 
Monday March 31, 1997 

WILLIAM S. DEAN 
William S. Dean, 87, McConnelsville, formerly of Nelsonville, died Friday, March 28 at his residence. 
Born March 24, 1910, York Township, Athens County, son of the late George Washington and Emma Jane Lanning Dean, he was married to Elizabeth Evans Dean, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today at St. Mary of the Hills Catholic Church in Buchtel. 
Burial will be in Connett Cemetery near Nelsonville. 
Arrangements are by the Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 

LEAMAN STUDER 
Leaman Studer, 73, Bremen, died Friday, March 28 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. 
Born Oct. 22, 1923, Loveland, he was the son of the late John and Myrtle Penny Studer. 
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. today in Studer Cemetery. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
Arrangements are by the Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.


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