Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1997

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July 28- August 2, 1997

JAMES HAGEN 
James B. Hagen, 61, Logan, died Sunday, July 27 at Logan Health Care Center. 
Born Jan. 4, 1936, Columbus, he was the son of the late Hovie Hagen and Nellie Hardesty Hagen of Logan. 
He was a member of the Christian Prayer Chapel, Mingo Lodge 171 F&AM, Logan Chapter 75 RAM, Hock-Hocking Council 39 R&SM, Logan Commandry 78 KT, Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus and Aladdin Temple Shrine. He worked at Carborundum and was retired from Cardiopulmonary Care in Logan due to ill health. 
Also surviving are a son, David (Connie) Hagen of Logan; three daughters, Mrs. Bruce (Beverly) Lytle of Logan, Mrs. Mark (Linda) Unger of Laurelville and Mrs. David (Cindy) Tolliver of Logan; two brothers, Lewis Eugene Hagen Sr. of Lancaster and Russell (Gertrude) Hagen of Columbus. 
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Gertrude Hagen. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Revs. Betty Brooks and David Scott officiating. 
Burial will be in New Plymouth Cemetery. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home. 
Masonic services will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

ALBERT BENNETT 
Albert Bennett, 77, Logan, died Monday, July 28 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
He was born May 1, 1920, in Louisville, Ky. 
Graveside services will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton. 
Friends may call 4 to 9 p.m. today at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home. 

CARL JUDY 
Carl E. Judy, 66, Sandusky, died Friday, July 25 at his residence. 
Born Jan. 19, 1931, Logan, he was the son of the late Frank and Marie Haley Judy. 
A 1949 Logan High School graduate, he graduated with a bachelor of arts in political science in 1955 from The Ohio State University and did post graduate work in business administration at both Ohio State and Wayne University in Detroit, Mich. 
He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957. 
He lived in New York for 31 years, retiring to Sandusky in September 1993. For six years prior to his retirement, he was operations manager of Jim Grathwol Associates, an executive recruitment firm in New York. He was previously employed by F. Schumacher and Co., a leading New York textile firm, serving as vice president - director of product design and manufacturing. 
Surviving are two brothers, Frank Judy III of Logan and Richard P. Judy of Downer's Grove, Ill.; a twin sister, Coletta VanAtta of Huntington, W. Va.; two nieces and their families. 
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert L. Judy. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan, at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Father James Geiger officiating. 

OTTO SMART JR. 
Otto B. Smart Jr., 79, Nelsonville, died Monday, July 28 at Crestview Manor, Lancaster. 
Born Aug. 10, 1917, Millfield, son of the late Otto and Flora Kasler Smart, he was the widower of Wilberta M. Humphrey Smart. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Connett Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. today and noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

R. BRENT DOOLITTLE 
R. Brent Doolittle, 56, Buchtel, died Monday, July 28 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, following an extended illness. 
Born in Hocking County, son of the late Nile and Gladys McDaniel Doolittle, he was married to Rose Tennihill Doolittle, who survives. 
A 1959 graduate of Starr-Washington High School, he was an employee of Goodyear for 34 years and a member of St. Mary of the Hills Catholic Church, Buchtel. 
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Jurgen (Deborah) Robson of Murray City; a granddaughter, Erika Rose Robson of Murray City; and a sister, Mrs. Don (Kay) Wood of Athens. 
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Deborah Doolittle. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary of the Hills Catholic Church, Buchtel, with Father John Mucha officiating. 
Burial will be in Whitmore Cemetery, Buchtel. 
Friends may call 4 to 9 p.m. today at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Christian wake services will be held 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

MARTHA RUTH WEATHERBY 
Martha Ruth Weatherby, 68, Columbus, died Monday, July 28 at Mayfair Village Nursing Care Center, Columbus. 
Born Nov. 10, 1928, Columbus, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Wanda Bell Weatherby. 
Surviving are a sister, Mrs. James G. (Grace) Hurley, nieces, nephews, many cousins and friends. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Schoedinger North Chapel, 5554 Karl Road, Columbus, with Dr. William J. Bowser officiating. 
Burial will be noon Thursday in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Logan. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

CLETUS FORSYTHE 
Cletus Stanton Forsythe, 77, Logan, died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 30 in the emergency room of Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born May 1, 1920, Perry County, son of the late Cloyd Stanton and Edith Rebecca Nutter Forsythe, he was married to Selma Virginia Martin Forsythe, who survives. The couple celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary Jan. 12. 
A World War II Army veteran, he participated in the Normandy and northern France campaigns, where he was wounded in action Aug. 10, 1944 and received the Purple Heart. 
He retired in 1982 as a machine operator from Wallace-Murray Metalbestos Plant, Logan. He formerly worked for Ludowici-Celedon and Evans Reamer plants, both in New Lexington, and also had worked for Buick Motors in Flint, Mich. and the former Ray-O-Vac Co. in Lancaster. He was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church, Disabled American Veterans, Buckeye State Sheriff's Association and Scenic Hills Senior Center. 
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Suzanna M.) Fetherolf of Logan; a son, Russell C. (Carolyn) Forsythe of Ellwood City, Penn.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and two brothers, Ted Forsythe of Bremen and Cloyd Forsythe of Deltona Beach, Fla. 
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Lila Lou Forsythe and Betty Forester; and by one grandson, Chris Fetherolf. 
Memorial services will be held 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Immanuel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary K. Wheeler officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
Arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home. 

ANNA L. KEMPER 
Anna L. Kemper, 92, New Straitsville, died Thursday, July 31 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born May 26, 1905, Perry County, daughter of the late Wesley and Florence Dishon Kennedy, she was the widow of Charles Kemper, who died in 1973. 
A 1923 graduate of Shawnee High School, she was a member of New Straitsville United Methodist Church and a retired cook for the New Straitsville School. 
Surviving are a son, John (Norma) Kemper of Lancaster; a daughter, Mrs. Bob (Marjorie) Snyder of New Straitsville; two daughter-in-laws, Eloise Kemper of Columbus and Virgie Kemper of New Straitsville; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. 
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Charles and Richard Kemper; a brother, Vernon Kennedy; and a sister, Stella Starner. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home. 
Burial will be in New Straitsville Cemetery. 
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 

ESTHER M. MERCER 
Esther M. Mercer, 64, McArthur, died Thursday, July 31 at 
her residence. 
Born July 9, 1964, Jackson Township, Vinton County, daughter of Hulda Lowery Wolfe of Circleville and the late Arthur B. Wolfe, she was married to Paul E. Mercer, who survives. 
The co-owner of Mercer Lumber Company and Mercer Trucking Company, she was a member and co-pastor with her husband of Mount Carmel Community Church. 
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Vernon (Jacqueline) Brown of Pickerington and Beverly Hart of McArthur; a son, Elwood E. (Martisha) Mercer of McArthur; five grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Ann Detty of Circleville; and a brother, Paul A. (Kathleen) Wolfe of Londonderry. 
She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Misty Lynn Hart. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Carmel Community Church with the Revs. R.G. Humble and Danny Minton officiating. 
Burial will be in Elk Cemetery. 
Friends may call 4 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Garrett Funeral Home, McArthur, and one hour prior to services at the church. 

LILLIAN SMITH 
Lillian Marie Gompf Smith, 81, Columbus, died Thursday, July 31 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. 
Born in Logan, daughter of the late Adolph and Bessie Gompf, she was married to Karl Henry Smith, who survives. 
Formerly employed with the Franklin County Treasurer's Office, she was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid Society, Lazarus Ray of the Columbus Cancer Clinic and Phi Beta Psi National Society dedicated to cancer research. 
Also surviving are two sons, Karl Richard (Margaret) Smith of Columbus and Robert Dale (Karen) Smith of Delaware; four grandchildren, Renate Hoffman, Patty Simmons, Karl Robert "Chip" Smith and Melissa Marie Smith; and five great-grandchildren, Stuart and Michele Hoffman, Bryan, William and Charles Simmons. 
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Charles W. Gompf and Lawrence Gompf, and a sister, Mary Knotts. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Schoedinger North Chapel, 5554 Karl Road, Columbus. 
Graveside services and interment will be 1 p.m. Monday at Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan, with Pastor Peter Reitz officiating. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Columbus Cancer Clinic or Phi Beta Psi Sorority. 

THURMAN R. BUSH 
Graveside services were held July 23 at Euchee Valley Memorial Cemetery, Cushing, for Thurman Ray Bush, 63, who died July 20. 
Born Jan. 4, 1934, Logan, son of the late Benjamen Franklin and Leona Nelson Bush, he was the widower of Deanna Joan Bush. 
Surviving are four daughters, Donna Jones, Dorthey Gilbert, Anita Moore and Desiree Bush, all of Cushing; a brother, John Bush of Logan; and three sisters, Bertha Ledford of Logan, Ella Skaggs of Nelsonville, and Shirley Waggoner of Centralia, Ill.  

August 4-9, 1997

BETTY BARNETT 
Betty Ruth Moore Barnett, 70, Rockbridge, died Sunday, Aug. 3 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. 
Born Oct. 7, 1926, Catlettsburg, Ky., daughter of the late Thomas and Blanche Preston Moore, she was married to Lafe Barnett, who survives. 
She was a homemaker. 
Also surviving are two sons, Lafe R. Barnett of Union Furnace and Darren Barnett of Rockbridge; three daughters, Laura Arnett, Patricia Spangler and Edna Gordon, all of Logan; 21 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a brother, Carl Moore of Rockbridge. 
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Barnett; a daughter, Ruby Newman; and a brother, Charles Moore. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Albert Edwards officiating. 
Burial will be in Mount Olive Cemetery, Gibisonville. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home. 

ROGER ESTEP 
Roger A. Estep, 51, formerly of Chillicothe, died Sunday, Aug. 3 at Scioto Memorial Hospital, Portsmouth, following an extended illness. 
Born Sept. 2, 1945, Vinton County, he was the son of the late William E. and Dorothy F. Spencer Estep. 
He was a former employee of LeMaster Iron and Metal. 
Surviving are two sisters, Betty Bostwick and Jennie Hart, both of Chillicothe; two brothers, Thomas Estep of McArthur and Alfred Estep of Kingston; and several nieces 
and nephews. 
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Laura Claytor, and two brothers, Howard and Henry Estep. 
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday in the Chestnut Grove Church, Vinton County, with the Rev. Tommy Stevens officiating. 
Burial will be in Chestnut Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Fawcett Oliver Glass and Palmer Funeral Home, Chillicothe. 

WANDA KITTLE 
Wanda McAllister Kittle, 89, Glouster, died Sunday, Aug. 3 at her residence. 
Born April 29, 1908, Trimble, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Weltha Baird Williams. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Glouster Church of Christ. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Wednesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 

DOROTHY DRUZBACKY 
Dorothy Druzbacky, 81, The Plains, formerly of Buchtel, died Wednesday, Aug. 6 at Hickory Creek Nursing Center. 
Born Jan. 19, 1916, Wellston, daughter of the late John and Nancy Hopkins Smith, she was the widow of Michael Druzbacky, who died April 3, 1989. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday at the funeral home 

ETHEL SMITH 
Ethel M. Smith, 89, Logan, formerly of Dayton, died Wednesday, Aug. 6 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born May 11, 1908, Columbus, daughter of the late Levi W. and Catherine Acker Richardson, she was the widow of the Rev. George E. Smith, who died in 1985. 
A member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, she was a 1929 graduate of Capital University and retired after 25 years as a high school teacher. She was a member of Women of E.L.C.A. and Hocking and Perry County Retired Teachers Association. 
Surviving are a son, the Rev. Richard John "Dick" Smith of Westhope, N.D.; six grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and one sister, Florence Swayer of Circleville. 
She was also preceded in death by a son, Edward Lee Smith Sr.; three sisters, Louise Richards, Daisy Busse and Rose Leah Richardson. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church with Pastor Lawrence Bud Myers and the Rev. John Mittermaier officiating. 
Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery, Bremen. 
Friends may call noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, and one hour prior to services at the church. 

HERMAN OGG 
Herman Ogg, 92, Nelsonville, died Thursday, Aug. 7 at Pine Hills Continuing Care Center, Nelsonville. 
Born Aug. 16, 1904, Broadwell, son of the late Leonard and Ella Bowden Ogg, he was the widower of Audrey Johnson Ogg. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church of Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 and one hour prior to services at the church. 

ELMER CLARK 
Services for the late Elmer W. Clark, 76, Lancaster, were scheduled for 10:30 a.m. today at the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home, Lancaster, with burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Chicken Coop Hill Road. 
Survivors of Mr. Clark, who died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997, include a granddaughter, Holly (Matthew C.) Morris of Hilliard. 

ZENITH JEWETT 
Zenith Mae Juniper Jewett, 87, New Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Nelsonville, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1997 at her residence. 
Daughter of the late Charles and Mary Anne (Bobbitt) Barnhart, she was born Oct. 29, 1909 at Athens. 
She was preceded in death by her first husband, the late Ed Juniper. 
Survivors include her husband Oliver Jean Jewett, Wycote, Pa. 
Calling hours will be two hours prior to services, which will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11 at the Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 

JOHN MARKS 
John W. Marks, 69, Glouster, died Friday, Aug. 8, 1997 at his residence. 
Son of the late Dana and Nellie Marks, he was born Sept. 20, 1927 at Carbondale. 
He is survived by his wife, Annabel Roberts Marks. 
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville, where services will be at 1 p.m. Monday. 
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit of Athens County at Beech Grove Cemetery, Perry County. 

ROY VOLLMER 
Roy D. Vollmer, 81, Lancaster, passed away Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 at Rockmill Rehabilitation Centre. 
He was a 1936 graduate of Carbon Hill High School and a U.S. Navy veteran (Yorktown Battle of the Midway. He was a retired model builder from Rockwell International Senior Engineering Department and was employed by Western Electric, Lancaster Metal Products and Bainters Machining Company. He was an avid golfer and bowler. 
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Margaret C. Vollmer; daughters and sons-in-laws, Jane and Ernest Farley, Lancaster, and Barbara and Robert Ruth, Hershey, Pa.; son and daughter-in-law, Roy E. and Jackie Vollmer, Lancaster; grandchildren, Brian and Juliet Page, Tony and Katie Collins, Craig and Melisa Wagner, Aaron and Terry Vollmer, and Libby, Sarah and Bobby Ruth; sisters and brother-in-law, Doris (Charles) Calvert, Mesa, Ariz., and Reva Bond, Springfield; brother and sister-in-law, Harold (Joy) Vollmer, New Straitsville; sister-in-law, Judy Miller; and nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Cora Vollmer, and a brother, Frederick Vollmer. 
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home with Rev. J. Brooks Gregory officiating. Burial will be at New Fairview Memorial Gardens, Rockbridge, where the Lancaster Veterans Burial Detail will conduct military services. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests contributions be made in his memory to Hospice of Fairfield County, Mount Zion Methodist Church or the First United Methodist Church, Lancaster. 

NORMAN WALKER 
Norman Lee Walker, 63, New Straitsville, died Friday, Aug. 8, 1997 at his residence after an extended illness. 
Son of the late Orval Gilbert and Ruth Elnora (Leffler) Walker, he was born July 3, 1934 in Haydenville. 
An Army veteran, he retired from Logan Goodyear in August, 1996 after 30 years of service. 
Survivors include his wife, Nancy L. (Doughty) Walker; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Mitchell L. and Karen Walker, Spencer, and David L. West, New Straitsville; a daughter and son-in-law, Theresa K. and Jerry Lewis, Nelsonville; a special daughter, Charlie Hanson, New Straitsville; eight grandchildren; a brother, Jerry Z. Walker, New Straitsville; and a sister and brother-in-law, Maizie and Max Malone, Nelsonville. 
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Twyla M. Spence. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11 at the Roberts Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. King Kelly officiating. Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery, Starr Township, Hocking County, where military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Veterans of Hocking County. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

August 18-23 1997

ANDREW J. ANDREWS 
Andrew J. Andrews, 74, Columbus, formerly of Glouster, died Sunday, Aug. 17 at Franklin Woods Care Center, Columbus. 
Born April 4, 1923, son of the late Elmer and Goldie Andrews, he was the widower of the late Lovella Wilson Andrews. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

HAROLD L. BRYAN 
Harold L. Bryan, 82, Logan, died Saturday, Aug. 16 at his residence. 
Born July 12, 1915, son of the late O.H. and Ruth Clark Bryan, he was married to Thelma K. McManes Bryan, who survives. 
A World War II Navy veteran, he retired after 40 years from Elberfeld's Department Store, where he was general manager for 30 years. He also retired from Cardaras Funeral Homes in Logan where he worked for 10 years. 
He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. 
He was a 50-year member of Mingo Lodge 171 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus, past president of Hocking Hills Shrine Club, member of Aladdin Temple Shrine, member of Venus Chapter 76 OES, past president of Hocking Hills Country Club and a former member of Logan Rotary. 
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ted (Lynn) Lynch of The Plains; two grandchildren, Jennifer Lynch and Scott Young; one stepgrandchild, Josh Lynch; a brother, Robert C. (Garnet) Bryan of Logan; and a sister, Mrs. Addison (Mary Louise) Frey of Logan. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with Pastor Mel Truex officiating. 
Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home. 
Masonic services will be conducted 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Military graveside services will be conducted Tuesday at the cemetery. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Trinity United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 105 W. Hunter St., Logan, Ohio 43138.

DONALD L. FRISINGER 
Memorial services were held 11 a.m. Sunday at Logan Church of the Nazarene for Donald L. Frisinger, 37, Katy, Texas, who died June 22 in Katy, Texas. 
The Revs. Darwin Pressler and Jerry Bennett officiated. 
Music was provided by Jean Pressler. 
Born Jan. 6, 1960, son of Roger and Regina Frisinger of Logan, he was married to Jeannie (James) Frisinger, who survives. 
Also surviving are four children, Desiree, Dana, Geddy and Savannah. 

ERMA PENROD 
Erma E. Hartman Penrod, 81, Reynoldsburg, formerly of Nelsonville, died Saturday, Aug. 16 at Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus. 
Born Nov. 3, 1915, Nelsonville, daughter of the late John H. and Anna Laura Comb Hartman, she was the widow of Herbert Penrod. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call one hour prior to services at the funeral home. 

EDWARD AMOS 
Services for Edward Eugene Amos, 72, Haydenville, who died Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, at his residence, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton, with Rev. Shawn Morgan officiating. 
Son of the late Archie and Hazel Phillips Amos, he was born March 26, 1925 at Nelsonville. 
He was a station agent and operator for the Chessie System, retiring June 1, 1985. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. 
He was a member of the Haydenville United Methodist Church, Haydenville, American Legion Post 161, Vinton, F&AM Masonic Lodge, Vinton, and AASR, Valley of Columbus, Columbus. 
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Sarah Thomas Amos, whom he married July 10, 1948 in Greenup, Ky.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Quentin E. (Linda Kay) Cadd, Logan, and Monte E. (Debra Kay) Amos, Haydenville; a grandchild; two stepgrandchildren; and a sister, Jaunita Dowler, Paris, Ky. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Amos. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Haydenville United Methodist Church, Haydenville and from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Vinton Memorial Park. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Vinton American Legion Post 161. 
Masonic services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday by the Vinton Masonic Lodge 131.

August 25-30 1997

LAWRENCE BAILEY 
Lawrence Samuel Bailey, 82, Norwalk, died Friday, Aug. 22 at his daughter's home in Lancaster. 
Born in Hocking County, son of the late Samuel and Golda Bailey, he was the widower of Lena Nelson Bailey, who died in 1981. 
A 1932 graduate of Gibisonville High School, he was a member of the Norwalk congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. He worked for New Departure-Hyatt until retiring in 1976. 
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Michael (Linda S.) Nippo of Lancaster and Jessie A. Bailey of Norwalk; three grandchildren, Mrs. Jerome (Kristine Engl) Fields Jr. of Sandusky; Mrs. Raymond (Theresa Engl) Sizemore III of Norwalk and Jonathon K. Engl of Lancaster; a great-granddaughter, Kira Sizemore; a brother, Carl Bailey of Rockbridge; sisters, Mary Hoey and Margaret Hooper, both of Rockbridge; and Karl H. Engl, father of his grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Heaston-Gerber-Smith Funeral Home, 175 Benedict Ave., Norwalk, with Jerome Fields Sr. officiating. 
Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 37 Kline Street, Norwalk, Ohio 44857.

ELDON "BROWNIE" BROWN 
Eldon Wayne "Brownie" Brown, 71, Logan, died Friday, Aug. 22 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, following an extended illness. 
Born Feb. 12, 1926, Kimberly, Athens County, son of the late Albert and Ida Mae McQuire Brown, he was married to Sylvia J. Todd Brown, who survives. 
A self-employed building contractor, he had formerly worked for 10 years at the Sears store in Logan. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sugar Grove, and the Knights of Columbus, St. James Council 2299. 
Also surviving are two sons, Michael W. Brown of Lancaster and Rick (Martie) Brown of Logan; a daughter, Mrs. Mike (Sherry) Nihiser of Logan; three stepsons, Garen (Lu) Eggleston of Lancaster, Jeff (Pam) Eggleston of Logan and Randy Eggleston of Columbus; a stepdaughter, Mrs. David (Sheila) McAfee of New Plymouth; a brother, Donald E. Brown of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters, Edna Sharb of Nelsonville and Phyllis Britton of Smithville; 20 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 
He was also preceded in death by a brother, William Brown, and a grandson, Elliott Brown. 
Funeral Mass was held 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sugar Grove, with the Rev. Father James A. Geiger officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan. 
Christian vigil services were held 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Roberts Funeral Home. 
Honorary casketbearers were Tom Rogers and Bob Geiger. 
Active casketbearers were Matthew Todd, Joe Sharb, Sam Eggleston, Hal Stimmel, Matt and Jacob Nihiser. 

OTTO "BUSTER" CANTER 
Otto Everett "Buster" Canter, 72, Buchtel, died Saturday, Aug. 23 at his residence. 
Born Sept. 18, 1924, Meigs County, son of the late Otto Edward and Dorothy Jaynes Canter, he was married to Betty Keeton Canter, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Tuesday at the funeral home, where Masonic services will be held 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

MARIE HANNING 
Marie Hanning, 84, New Straitsville, died Sunday, Aug. 24 at Bethesda Hospital, Zanesville. 
Born April 20, 1913, Cloverhill, daughter of the late C.J. and Mary Snider Friel, she was the the widow of Ernest J. Hanning, who died in 1965. 
A homemaker and a member of the New Straitsville Apostolic Church, she was a resident of Americare in New Lexington. 
Surviving are three daughters, Barbara Six of New Straitsville, Mrs. Bill (Dorothy) Winters of Shawnee and Carolyn Elick of Logan; four sons, Joe (Sandy) Hanning of Logan, Lawrence Hanning of New Straitsville, Paul Hanning of Rockbridge and David Duane Hanning of Lancaster; a sister, Mrs. Delbert (Marjorie) Carpenter of New Lexington; a brother, Michael (Ruth) Friel of Bremen; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

MARY JO BOYER 
Mary Jo Boyer, 59, Hide-A-Way Hills, died Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Hocking Valley Community Hospital Emergency Room. 
Born Feb. 14, 1938, Longview, Wash., daughter of Grace Towne Stanford-Carr of Logan and the late Robert Lee Stanford, she was married to Theodore R. "Ted" Boyer, who survives. 
Memorial services will be 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Chapel of the Pines, Hide-A-Way Hills. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 944, Logan, Ohio 43138. 
Arrangements are by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home. 

PEARL J. WILLISON 
Pearl J. Willison, 56, Nelsonville, died Monday, Aug. 25 at his residence. 
Born July 25, 1941, Columbus, son of the late Pearl Willison and Leura Jarrell Willison of Carbon Hill, he was married to Garnet Etters Willison, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Carbon Hill Cemetery. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Souers Funeral Home. 

HAZEL MICHEL 
Hazel L. Michel, 89, Logan, died Tuesday, Aug. 26 at Doctors Hospital North, Columbus. 
Born Feb. 18, 1908, Hocking County, daughter of the late Theodore and Lollie Hone Harble, she was the widow of Elmer E. Michel, who died Sept. 10, 1977. 
A homemaker, she was a member of the Scenic Hills Senior Citizens Club and a former employee of Anchor-Hocking Glass Co. 
Surviving are six sons, Kenneth Michel of Union Furnace, Robert and Ralph Michel of Logan, Ernest Michel of Brooksville, Fla., Donald (Bonnie) Michel of Columbus and Phillip (Audrea) Michel of Logan; a daughter, Mrs. Raymond (Edith) Mount of Union Furnace; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. 
She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Charles W. Michel, and a sister, Mary C. Hammond. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Gregory Magruder officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today, after 9 a.m. Friday with the family in attendance 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9, and 9 a.m. until service time Saturday. 

ETHEL MAE BEAL 
Ethel Mae Beal, 83, Nelsonville, died Wednesday, Aug. 27 at Hickory Creek Nursing Center. 
Born Oct. 30, 1913, Doanville, daughter of the late Charles and Florence Robinette O'Nail, she was the widow of Homer Beal. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery. 
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home. 

FREDA WRIGHT 
Freda Wright, 99, Buchtel, died Friday, Aug. 29 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville. 
Born July 8, 1898, Pomeroy, daughter of the late William and Mary Hoeflick Hayden, she was the widow of Roy Wright, who died April 24, 1968. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.


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