Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1997

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Sept. 1-6, 1997

FLORENCE DONAHUE 
Florence Donahue, 90, Nelsonville, died Sunday, Aug. 31 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville. 
Born March 31, 1907, Nelsonville, daughter of the late John and Ida Conn Matheny, she was the widow of Andrew Donahue. 
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Harry Kettell; second husband, Charlie McColly; and third husband, Bert Conaway. 
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Greenlawn Cemetery. 
No calling hours will be observed. 

BERNARD "BANE" GOSS 
Bernard "Bane" Goss, 51, Nelsonville, died Monday, Sept. 1 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville. 
Born Jan. 10, 1946, Nelsonville, son of Lucille Walters Goss of Nelsonville and the late Bernard Goss, he was married to Vikki Oliver Goss, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Friends may call 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

DAVID JOHNSON 
David A. Johnson, 52, New Lexington, died 1:47 a.m. Monday, Sept. 1, at the Good Samaritan Medical Center Emergency Room, Zanesville. 
Born Dec. 23, 1944, Elyria, son of Dorothy Craig Johnson Sloan of Logan and the late Orval Johnson, he was married to Brenda Jones Johnson, who survives. 
He served four years in the U.S. Navy and was a life member of VFW 6430 of Logan. He was also a member of F.O.E. 2168 of Logan. 
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Dan (Vickie) Gerber of Worthington and Mrs. John (Cathy) Russell of Somerset; one granddaughter; two grandsons; and one brother, Orval Johnson of New Lexington. 
He was also preceded in death by a stepfather, Richard Sloan. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Roberts Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, with the Rev. Clarence Thompson officiating. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, New Lexington, where military graveside services will be conducted by VFW 6430, Logan. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home. 

DORETTA BAILEY 
Doretta Bailey, 92, Logan, died Monday, Sept. 1 at Anna's Retirement Center. 
Born Dec. 16, 1904, Hocking County, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Mary Jane Kline Bailey. 
A homemaker, she was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Sugar Grove. She was a lifelong resident of Hocking County. 
Surviving are a brother, Clifford Bailey of Logan and a sister, Pansy Kellenbarger of Sugar Grove. She was also a loving aunt to several nieces and nephews. 
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Eva Pevost and Gertrude Ruble, and a brother, Rolland Bailey. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with Pastor Bob Graetz officiating. 
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Thursday at the funeral home. 

ETHEL SAVINSKY 
Ethel M. Dane Savinsky, 84, Vermillion, formerly of Carbon Hill, died Sunday, Aug. 31 in Lorain. 
Born Jan. 10, 1913, Longstreth, daughter of the late Sank and Mattie McManaway Dane, she was the widow of Alex Savinsky. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Carbon Hill Cemetery. 
Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

FRANCES DEAKINS 
Frances E. Deakins, 82, Trimble, died Tuesday, Sept. 2 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home, The Plains. 
Born May 8, 1915, Chauncey, daughter of the late Alva and Viola Lairson Dailey, she was married to Norman Deakins, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. 
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

DONALD HUDSON 
Donald L. Hudson, 63, Logan, died Wednesday, Sept. 3 at his residence. 
Born May 10, 1934, Warren, son of the late Alden B. and Evelyn P. Sonk Hudson, he was married to Carol West Hudson, who survives. 
A Korean War Army veteran, he was a retired telephone cable splicer and a member of Fairview United Methodist Church, Rockbridge. 
Surviving are two sons, Mike (Peggy) Hudson of Stoutsville and Greg (Mary) Hudson of Logan; two daughters, Deb Hudson of Logan and Mrs. Bill (Robin) Tolbert of Nelsonville; six grandchildren; two brothers, Bob Hudson of Farmdale and Leslie Hudson of Cortland; and two sisters, Ruth Holloway of Oneonta, Ala., and Betty Jones of Farmdale. 
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Hudson. 
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Gordon Sullivan officiating. 
Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery, Enterprise. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Friday at the funeral home. 

MARY JAMES 
Mary V. James, 80, Coraopolis, Pa., formerly of Murray City, died Aug. 23 at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. 
Born Oct. 26, 1916, Charleston, W.Va., daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth Matters Hanna, she was the widow of Edward W. James. 
Graveside memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home Murray City. 

LESTER WAYNE GROVE 
Lester Wayne Grove, 80, Chatfield, Minn., formerly of Logan, died Wednesday, Sept. 3 in Chatfield. 
Born March 27, 1917, Perry County, son of the late William M. and Christina Gotke Grove, he was married to Garnet Grove, who survives. 
He attended St. Matthew Lutheran Church and was a member of the Eagles Lodge since 1943 and the Moose Lodge since 1986. He was employed at Ernie's Tire Service. 
Also surviving are two sons, William E. (Janice) Grove and Porter W. (Sandy) Grove; a sister, Francis Inboden; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one niece and one nephew. 
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Icel Grove, and an infant granddaughter, Lacey Jo Grove. 
He will be buried in Chatfield, Minn. 

ROBERT SMITH 
Robert L. Smith, 71, Trimble, died Thursday, Sept. 4 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville. 
Born May 21, 1926, Morgan County, son of the late Lowell and Mae Williams Smith Hartley, he was married to Bonnie North Smith, who survives. 
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. 
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Sept. 8-13, 1997

EDWARD BRAGLIN 
Edward Braglin, 87, Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Glouster, died 5:20 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Blake Memorial Hospital, Bradenton. 
Born March 13, 1910, Moxahala, son of the late Solomon and Mary Elizabeth Abram Braglin, he was married to Nellie Mahoney Braglin, who survives. 
A coal miner for 23 years, he was also a psychiatric aide at Athens State Mental Hospital for 23 years. A World War II Army veteran, he was a member of D.A.V., Bishopville Masonic Lodge 470, American Legion Post 414 of Glouster and Church of the Cross. 
Also surviving are a son, Edward S. Braglin of Dunnellon, Fla.; two stepsons, Dennis F. Sours of Sarasota, Fla., and W.R. Sours of Bradenton, Fla.; three daughters, Donna Bailey and Peggy Williams of Mount Vernon and Joan Hite of McConnelsville; several grandchildren and several great- grandchildren. 
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Beatrice Braglin; his second wife, Dorothy Braglin; and several brothers and sisters. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Miller-Huck Funeral Home, McConnelsville, with evangelist Randy Baker officiating. 
Burial will be in Glouster Cemetery, where military services will be held. 
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home, where Masonic services will be held at 8:30 p.m. 

GUY CHAMP SR. 
Guy E. Champ Sr., 77, Logan, died Saturday, Sept. 6 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born June 6, 1920, Hebron, W. Va., son of the late Floyd Champ Sr. and the late Grace Hemsworth Champ Biggs, he was married to Virginia Sharb Champ, who survives. 
He was a retired coal miner. 
Also surviving are three sons, Guy E. Champ Jr. and Greg D. Champ of Logan and Gary W. Champ and friend Vickie Richards of Logan; two daughters, Mrs. Ed (Darlene) Stube of Athens and Mrs. Mike (Diane) Sherrick of Logan; nine grandchildren; a half brother, Robert Lee Biggs of Castilla; and two half sisters, Charlene Beaty of Parkersburg, W.Va. and Carolyn Davis of Buchtel. 
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Floyd Champ and an infant brother, and three sisters, Ruth Kineer and two infant sisters. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Gary Wheeler officiating. 
Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home. 

GEORGE C. KINNISON 
George C. Kinnison, 79, Murray City, died Saturday, Sept. 6 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born Nov. 3, 1917, Jobs, son of the late Leslie and Maude Hughes Kinnison, he was married to Melrose Spencer Kinnison, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City, with the Rev. Roy Bookman officiating. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville, with graveside military services conducted by the Combined Military Color Guard Unit. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home. 

FRED KREITZ JR. 
Fred Kreitz Jr., 55, New Straitsville, died Saturday, Sept. 6 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville. 
Born Jan. 4, 1942, Shawnee, son of Mary Oliver Kreitz of Somerset and the late Fred Kreitz, he was married for 36 years to JoAnn Williams Kreitz, who survives. 
An electrician for Peabody Coal Company for 24 years, he was a US Army veteran and a graduate of Shawnee High School. He was a member of United Mine Workers of America Local 1340. 
Also surviving are a daughter, Dorris West of Watkinsville, Ga.; three sons, Alan, Troy and Joey Kreitz, all of New Straitsville; four sisters, Effie Lanning of Somerset, Shirley Snyder of Lancaster; Wilma Neighborgal of Lancaster and Annie Fayatovich of Newark; a brother, Jack Kreitz of Somerset; and seven grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee. 
The body will be cremated after the service. 
The Corning American Legion Post 327 will hold military services in Shawnee Park after funeral 
services. 
Friends may call anytime Tuesday and prior to funeral services Wednesday, with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 p.m. and after 7 Tuesday. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society. 

KENNETH SLAY 
Kenneth E. Slay, 54, Glouster, died Saturday, Sept. 6 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville. 
Born July 15, 1943, Millfield, son of Virgil Slay of Glouster and the late Flossie Wade Slay, he was married to Betty Hamon Stay, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at 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. 

BERTHA PETERS 
Bertha M. Peters, 73, Newark, died 6:24 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8 at Genesis Good Samaritan Medical Center. 
Born April 22, 1924, Tunnelton, W.Va., daughter of the late Charles and Daisy Johnson Frey, she was married Aug. 7, 1945 to Maylen T. Peters, who survives. 
She was a member of Gratiot United Methodist Church. 
Also surviving are five children, Maylen T. Peters II, of the home, Mrs. Fred (Linda) Helser of Zanesville, Mrs. James (Nancy) Powers of Rockbridge, Mrs. Tony (Betty) Brown of Tampa, Fla., and Mrs. Rex (Laura) Daniels of Hopewell; three brothers, Major Williams, Elbert Ranson and William Moore, all of California; nine grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren. 
She was also preceded in death by a great-grandson, Dylan E. Ireton. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bolin Funeral Home, Zanesville, with the Rev. Wendell Stutler officiating. 
Burial will be in Asbury Chapel Cemetery. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Wednesday at the funeral home. 

JAMES SCHALL 
James D. Schall, 65, Logan, died Monday, Sept. 8 at his residence. 
Born Sept. 28, 1931, Struthers, son of the late Forrest G. and Zelda Dumond Schall, he was married to Marilyn G. Fiscus Schall, who survives. 
A Korean War Navy veteran, he was retired as a 26-year veteran of the Columbus Police Department, where he was a sergeant. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Gore. 
Also surviving are two sons, James (Margie) Schall of Carroll and Jon F. (Sheryl) Schall of Logan; four grandchildren, Stacey and Scott Schall of Carroll and Angela and Patrick James Schall of Logan; a brother, John T. Schall of Circleville; and a sister, Joyce May of Bronx, N.Y. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at New Hope United Methodist Church, Gore, with the Rev. Rodney Rogers officiating. 
The body was cremated. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Native American Heritage Association, P.O. Box 512, Rapid City, S.D. 57709-9861. 
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 

MARGARET "PEGGY" YAW 
Margaret Emilia "Peggy" Yaw, 83, Cumberland Crossings Retirement Community, Carlisle, died Sunday, Sept. 7. 
Born Nov. 8, 1913, Logan, twin daughter of the late Ferdinand and Sutton Hack, she was the widow of Owen F. Yaw. 
A summa cum laude graduate of Ohio University, she was a 25-year employee of The Logan Daily News. 
Surviving are a sister, Alice Elizabeth Chrisman; three sons, Dr. Peter B. Yaw of Indianapolis, Ind., John F. Yaw of Carlisle, Pa., and the Rev. David D. Yaw of Front Royal, Va.; a daughter, Nancy S. Yaw of Logan; and five grandchildren. 
Private graveside services will be held Friday in Logan. 

PAUL MOUNT 
Paul H. Mount, 59, Carbon Hill, died Monday, Sept. 8 at his residence. 
Born July 12, 1938, Greendale, he was the son of the Daisy Thompson Mount of Bowling Green and the late Fred H. Mount. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home . 
Burial will be in Dawley Cemetery, Ward Township, Hocking County. 
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9. 

ANNABELLE MAJERCAK 
Annabelle C. Majercak, 76, Dayton, formerly of Nelsonville, died Wednesday, Sept. 10 at her residence. 
Born Sept. 12, 1920, Scioto Furnace, daughter of the late Oscar and Dora Cramer Bussey, she was married for 53 years to Joseph M. Majercak Sr., who survives. 
A homemaker, she was one of the first female cooks in the US Navy during World War II. She was a 1938 graduate of Nelsonville High School. 
Also surviving are a son, Joseph M. (Shirley) Majercak Jr. of Tipp City; a daughter, Anna Marie Corbin of Dayton; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Adah Norris of Nelsonville and Elberta Marshall of Logan. 
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth O. and Thomas Edward Bussey, and a sister, Mildred Barrows. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with the Rev. Michael Thomas officiating. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville, where graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Veterans Color Guard Unit. 
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, 45420. 

REV. WARREN H. BRIGHT, JR. 
Rev. Warren H. Bright, Jr., 90, Upper Arlington, died Friday, Sept. 12 at home at First Community Village. 
He graduated from Logan High School, Ohio Wesleyan College and in 1932, from Boston University School of Theology. 
He married Elizabeth Bowman of Worchester, Mass. in 1933. 
He served as a Methodist minister in 11 different churches in Ohio: Proctorville, 1933-35; Ironton Immanuel, '35-37; Pomeroy, '37-41; LaRue, '41-44; Forest, '44-46; Lima, '46-49; Cincinnati Clifton, '49-53; Urbana, '53-58; Cincinnati, North College Hill, '58-61; Columbus Glenwood, '61-68; Piqua, Greene Street, '68-73. He retired in 1973. He was Minister of Pastoral Care, Glenwood, Columbus, 1975-83; interim pastor, Protestant Fellowship of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1977. He retired again in 1983. 
He was a member of Ohio Mental Health Association Executive Committee, 1959-1977, and was awarded its Outstanding Service Award in 1976. 
Rev. Bright has been a member of the Academy of Religion and Mental Health, The Society for the Scientific Study of Religion; Masonic Lodge; Senior Citizens Advisory Board; Kiwanis Club, including a longtime member of Hilltop Kiwanis Club; City of Upper Arlington Commission on Aging; Membership Committee for the United Nations Association and service board of LifeCare Alliance. 
He is preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth. 
Surviving are a brother, Kenneth (Pat) Bright of Logan; a son, Dr. Peter B. Bright of Sunnyvale, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Khalid (Sarah) Alturki of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; Alicia Bright and son, Akita Bright-Holloway; Dr. Debra Bright, husband, Lou Dow and daughter, Rachel; Michael Bright, wife, Anna and son, Anders; Rasha Alturki; and Rami Alturki. 
Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Road. They may also call after 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Glenwood United Methodist Church, corner of North Hague Avenue and Valleyview Drive, where funeral services will be held 6:30 p.m. Sunday with the The Revs. John T. Ball and Judith E. Guion-Utsler officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Oak Grove Cemetery. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Hospice at Kobacker House or to the Bright Memorial Scholarship Fund at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware. 

MARY LOU GRINSTEAD 
Mary Lou Edwards Grinstead, 58, Logan, died Thursday, Sept. 11 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born Jan. 28, 1939, Hocking County, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Gladys Pargeon Edwards. 
She worked with MRDD in Springfield and Logan. 
Surviving are a son, Rick (Diann) Grinstead of Logan; two daughters, Mrs. Jackie (Judy) George of Logan and Mrs. Gary (Tink) Wells of Glouter; six grandchildren, Megan and Ricky Grinstead, Amber Barney and Gary, Gregory and Brittany Wells; four brothers, Bill, Oscar and Jack Edwards, all of Nelsonville, and Donald Wells of Logan; three sisters, Doris Hopkins of Logan and Jeanne Summers and Charlene Fuller, both of New Plymouth. 
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne and Ray Edwards. 
Private graveside services will be held at Asbury Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

Sept. 15-20, 1997

VERNON "SARG" ANGLE 
Vernon J. "Sarg" Angle, 71, Arabi, La., formerly of Logan, died Sunday, Sept. 14 at Simmons Nursing Home, Violet, La. 
Born Jan. 25, 1926, Haydenville, he was the son of the late Rev. Edward and Katherine Black Angle. 
Retired from the U.S. Army Special Forces after 22 years of service having served during World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam era, he was a former 20-year employee of American Coffee Co. of New Orleans. He was a member of the American Legion, DAV, VFW, TRIA and the Federal Order of the Eagles. 
Surviving are a daughter, Brenda Kaye Angle of Ashtabula; a son, Gary M. (Cynthia) Angle Sr. of Chalmette, La.; two grandchildren, Mikie and Christian A. Angle; three brothers, Donald W. (Thelma) Nagle of Columbus, Clarence L. (June) Angle Sr. of Bremen and Lew W. (Jean) Angle of Lancaster; and a sister, Mrs. Phillip (Wanda) Bolin of Oreville. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Union Furnace United Methodist Church, Union Furnace, with the Rev. James Lambert officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home and one hour prior to services at the church. 
Military graveside services will be conducted by 2-174 ADA Hawk BN of the Ohio Army National Guard of McConnelsville. 

EMMETT CHESTER McGRATH 
Emmett Chester McGrath, 78, Ruskin, Fla., formerly of Logan, died Saturday, Sept. 13 at Bay Front Medical Center, St. Petersburg, Fla. 
Born April 26, 1919, Athens County, son of the late George McGrath and Nellie Frashier Orn, he was married to Helen McClure McGrath, who survives. 
A retired station engineer for Capital University, Columbus, he was a member of the Logan VFW, Eagles and Moose. 
Also surviving are three sons, Judson McGrath of Logan, George A. McGrath of Columbus and Jamiton E. McGrath of Wellston; two stepsons, Robert R. Refeld of Omaha, Neb., and Randall R. Refeld of Columbus; two daughters, Judith Osborne of Columbus and Jill Yvonne Porter of Columbus; and two stepdaughters Janet L. Miller of Fairborn and Judith E. Williams, Springfield; a half brother, Richard "Bus" McGrath of Logan; a half sister, Ruth Reynolds of Lancaster; 20 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. 
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Weldon and Lester McGrath, and one sister, Charlotte Popovich. 
Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Roberts Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. King Kelly officiating. 
Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery, Green Township, Hocking County. 

SHERRY SIMS 
Sherry N. Sims, 47, St. Mary's, died of cancer 6:51 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 14 at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Mary's. 
Born Dec. 11, 1949, Gadsden, Ala., daughter of the late Dennis and Ernestine Nix Newman, she was married April 10, 1970 to Robert Larry Sims, who survives. 
A homemaker, she was formerly employed at Grant Hospital, Columbus, as a medical transcriptionist. A 1968 graduate of Gadsden High School, she was a graduate of Gadsden State Community College. She enjoyed making crafts. The family had moved to St. Mary's from Logan a year ago. 
Also surviving are a son, Christopher (Tonja) Sims of Huntsville, Ala.; a daughter, Mrs. Timothy (Leisa) Lunsford of Logan; a brother, Michael Newman of Birmingham, Ala.; and her mother-in-law, Margaret Sims of Gadsden, Ala. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Collier-Butler Funeral Home, Gadsden, Ala., with the Rev. Garth Forrester officiating. 
Burial will be in Crestwood Cemetery, Gadsden, Ala. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Collier-Butler Funeral Home. Local arrangements are by Miller Funeral Home, St. Mary's. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Mercer County Hospice, 810 W. Main, Coldwater, Ohio 45828. 

SIERRA DESERAE THRUSH 
Sierra Deserae Thrush, infant daughter of Tom and Stephanie Leasure Thrush of Logan, died Sunday, Sept. 14 at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus. 
Born Sept. 3, 1997, Columbus, she is survived by grandparents Larry and Peggy Thrush of Logan, Steve and Becky Leasure of Logan and Tim and Priscilla Stevens of Logan; great-grandparents Dovel and Anna Bush of Logan, Dorothy Thrush of Logan, Chuck and Irene Emrick of Logan, Pat Gates of Logan, Chuck Leasure of Lancaster and Hazel Stevens of Logan; and a great-great-grandfather, Thomas Miller of Logan. 
She was preceded in death by a great-grandfather, Hap Thrush, and a cousin, Doug Six. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Thrush Family Cemetery, Logan, with the Rev. Lawrence "Bud" Myers officiating. 
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

My Broken Doll 
A broken doll was sent to me 
From Heaven up above 
A doll to have and hold 
A broken doll to love. 
My joy was turned to sadness 
My life I thought was done 
I'd hoped the doll I would receive 
Would be the perfect one. 
But God does send us various things, 
He even sent his son. 
Recall the passage in his prayer, 
Thy will, Lord, will be done. 
God could have sent a perfect doll 
But our broken one was blessed 
She straightened our religion 
I hope I passed the test. 
It's strange how what seemed so sad 
Should be a joy and fun. 
Thank God for this precious gift. 
My broken doll, my daughter. 
Sierra Deserae

GLENN FERRIS BOND 
Glenn Ferris Bond, 73, Hide-A-Way Hills, formerly of Denison, Texas, died Wednesday, Sept. 17 at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. 
Born July 20, 1924, Georgetown, Texas, son of the late Claude L. and Ella Fowler Bond, he was married May 7, 1949, to Bonnie Byllesby Bond, who survives. 
He retired from the U.S. Army in 1964 after serving at Fort Howes, Texas; Fort Lee, Va.; Fort Monroe, Va.; Korea; Japan; Army Audit Agency in Columbus; 24th Signal BN in Augsburg, Germany and his final military assignment at Lordstown Military Reservation, Warren. He worked as an insurance salesman for a while before working at the DCSC-DISCO in Columbus. He retired in 1980. At Hide-A-Way Hills he worked as a volunteer on the Management and Ways and Means committees. He also served on the board of directors. 
Also surviving are a son, Dennis Joe Bond of Columbus; his step-mother, Marie Elliott of Sherman, Texas; good friend Jean Kornmiller of Hide-A-Way Hills; and many nieces and nephews. 
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, William Leslie and Cecil Bond, and a sister, Leila Dalton. 
Military graveside services and burial will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday in Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Marion Township, Hocking County, by the Combined Veterans of Hocking County. 
A memorial service will follow at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hide-A-Way Hills, at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Ronald L. Murdock officiating. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Lutheran Social Services Food Pantry, 704 East Main St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130. 
Arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home.

GRACE FREEMAN 
Grace Derry Wetherholt Freeman, 76, Logan, died Thursday, Sept. 18 at Doctors Hospital, Columbus. 
Born Sept. 16, 1921, Gallipolis, daughter of the late George Derry and Martha Marie Cheesebrew Wetherholt, she was married May 7, 1949 to Carl Eugene Freeman, who survives. 
A Gallia Academy High School graduate, she worked in the banking business for several years in Logan and Bellefontaine. She last worked for Logan County Children Services. 
She was a member of Gallipolis Presbyterian Church and French Colony Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution. 
She loved reading, needlework, cooking, working in the yard and playing with her cats. 
Also surviving are a sister, Opal Shaw of Lancaster; two brothers, Earl and Ray Freeman, both of Logan; a niece, Patricia Kunzelman of Lawrenceville, Ga.; and numerous other nieces and nephews. 
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Anne Crawford. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Vernon Barrell officiating. 
Interment will be in Mound Hill Cemetery, Gallipolis. 
Committal services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at the cemetery. 
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until time of services Monday at the funeral home. 

AUDREY HELBER 
Audrey Pauline Helber, 69, Logan, died Friday, Sept. 19 at Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, after an extended illness. 
Born Nov. 5, 1927, Ward Township, Hocking County, daughter of the late William and Alma Pearson McManaway, she was the widow of Carl W. "Sandy" Helber, who died in 1995. 
She had formerly worked as a clerk at Dutch's Delicatessen. 
Surviving are a son, Billy Joe (Marsha) Helber of Lancaster; four grandchildren, Audra Helber and Jamie Helber, both of Logan, Fred Colvin Jr. of New Lexington, and Kari Colvin of Lancaster; four sisters, Mrs. Sylvester (Lenora) Frisinger of Logan, Lucille McManaway of Nelsonville, Mrs. Earl (Evelyn) Smathers of Athens, and Wanda Vanderburg of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews. 
She was also preceded in death by a son, Carl Junior Helber. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger L. Fidler officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday and 9 a.m. until time of services Monday at the funeral home. 

RUTH HOSKINS 
Ruth E. Hoskins, 89, Nelsonville, died Thursday, Sept. 18 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville. 
Born Oct. 28, 1907, Nelsonville, daughter of the late Lawrence Robert and Jennie Scott Kelch, she was the widow of Max O. Hoskins, who died June 18, 1972. 
Funeral services will be held 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 today and 9 a.m. until time of services Sunday at the funeral home. 
Order of Eastern Star services will be held 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
The family suggests contributions be made to First Presbyterian Church, 69 Washington St., Nelsonville, Ohio 45764. 

MICHAEL WESTHOVEN 
Michael Westhoven, 41, Lancaster, lost his battle with cancer Thursday, Sept. 18 at his residence. 
He was the son of the late James and Wavelene Westhoven. 
He was an employee of Kokosing Company and a Harley-Davidson enthusiast. 
Surviving are a daughter, Tiffany Westhoven of Lancaster; two sisters, Mrs. Paul (Sheila) Friesner and Mrs. John (Peggy) Stratton, both of Lancaster; a brother, Mark (Carla) Westhoven of Lancaster; a very special companion, Nora Hamilton of Lancaster; two nieces, Shira Salle and Jessica Westhoven; a nephew, Kip Sylvester; a great-nephew, Che Ty Salle; aunts; uncles; and best friend, Jimmy Marcus of Lancaster. 
He was also preceded in death by grandparents, Harold "Fritz" and Alice Westhoven and Hubert and Lena West; and a nephew, Ty Sylvester. 
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Halteman-Fett and Dyer Funeral Home, Lancaster, with Pastor Gary Clum officiating. 
Burial will be in Forest Rose Cemetery, Lancaster. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Tiffany Westhoven, c/o Halteman-Fett and Dyer Funeral Home, in memory of her father.


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