Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1996

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February 12 - 17, 1996

OLIVE B. DEIBLE
Olive B. Deible, 68, Logan, died Friday, Feb. 9 at her residence.
Born Dec. 4, 1927, Logan, she was the daughter of the late Harley and Rosa Mohler Deible.
Graveside funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Oak Grove Cemetery.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

RHODA C. SNYDER
Rhoda C. Snyder, 26, Parkersburg, W.Va., formerly of Athens, was found dead Thursday, Feb. 8 in Wirt County, W.Va. after an apparent homicide.
Born April 28, 1969, Athens County, she was the daughter of John C. and Patricia Wildman Snyder of Athens.
Also surviving are a son, Joshua Snyder of Elizabeth, W.Va.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, with Pastor William O'Brien officiating.
Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Thursday at the funeral home.

PAUL R. WHARTON
Paul Revere Wharton, 13971 Stout Road, died Sunday, Feb. 11 at his residence after an extended illness.
Born in Canton, son of the late Tracy Cleveland and Alda May Woltz Wharton, he was married to Juanita Irene Dailey Wharton, who survives.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
No calling hours will be observed.
The family suggests contributions be made to Eric Wharton Education Fund c/o First National Bank of Nelsonville, 11 Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764.

ROSIE A. BROOKS
Rosie A. Brooks, 78, Rockbridge, formerly of Jobs, died Monday, Feb. 12 at her residence.
Born March 14, 1917, New Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Issac and Myrtle Kemp Loper, she was the widow of Clifford L. "Nip" Brooks, who died Feb. 15, 1975.
A longtime resident of Jobs, Ohio, she was a homemaker and a member of Murray City Pilgrim Holiness Church. She also attended Jobs Methodist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Charles Leroy (Bonnie) Brooks of Rockbridge and Donnie Lloyd (Mary) Brooks of Logan; a daughter, Mrs. Jim (Shirley) Notestone of Rockbridge; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Francis and Enach Loper; six half brothers, John, Henery, James, Charlie, Pearl and George Loper; and three half sisters, Cassie Mitchell, Annie Dyson and Dora Canter.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with Pastors Steven W. Heskett II and Jerome C. Bell officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 Wednesday at the funeral home.

OLIVE B. DEIBLE
Olive B. Deible, 68, Logan, died Friday at her residence.
Born Dec. 4, 1927, Logan, she was the daughter of the late Harley and Rosa Mohler Deible.
Graveside funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Oak Grove Cemetery.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

GRACE LINEBACK
Grace La Follette Lineback, 77, Athens County, died Sunday, Feb. 11 at Oxford View Nursing Center.
Born 1918 in Athens County, daughter of the late Benjamin and Mercy LaFollette, she was married to Oliver C. Lineback, who survives.
She was a loving mother, devoted wife and dear friend.
Also surviving are three sons, Bob (Susan) Lineback of Oxford and Walter (Linda) and Chuck (Sandy) Lineback, both of Columbus; a daughter, Mrs. Larry (Marlene) Cottrill of Cincinnati; three sisters, Elizabeth Patterson of Athens, Juney Stumbo of Nelsonville and Helen Stumbo of Logan; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a son Gene (Nadine) Lineback, who died in November; and two sisters, Frances Auflick and Flora Bircher.
Memorial services will be held 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Friends may call from 5:30 p.m. until time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Cremation arrangements by Ohio Cremation & Memorial Society.

ARCHIE PATTON
Archie Patton, 83, Market Street, McArthur, died Sunday, Feb. 11 at Logan Health Care Center.
Born June 27, 1912, Hueysville, Ky., son of the late Caro and Polly Robinson Patton, he was the widower of Ada Ousley Patton, who died Oct. 19, 1991.
A World War II Army veteran, he was a heavy equipment operator and a member of Disabled American Veterans and McArthur First Christian Church.
Surviving are four daughters, Phyllis Crow of Columbus, Mrs. Rick (Wanda) Wallace of Kissimmee, Fla., Mrs. Carlton (Marta) Reed of Blacklick and Valda Jo Robinson of Texas; a daughter-in-law, Kathleen Patton of Logan; four half brothers, Ambrose, Ed and Frank Patton, all of Wilkesville, and Carson Patton of Newport, Va.; three half sisters, Arlene Tenorio and Louise Georgopoulos, both of Gary, Ind., and Faye Boyer of Route 1, Ewington; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Patton; five brothers, Mathew "Buster", Virgil, Arnold, Ishmael and Arthur Patton; two sisters, Audrey Wright and Shirley Williams; and a half sister, Eloise Moreno.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Garrett Funeral Home, McArthur, with the Rev. Danny Wise officiating.
Burial will be in Elk Cemetery.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Vinton County VFW Post 5299.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

HOMER H. GOSS
Homer H. Goss, 76, Logan, died Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital after an extended illness.
Born Oct. 2, 1919, Logan, he was the son of the late Clarence and Mary Nihiser Goss.
A World War II Army veteran, he was a Logan High School graduate and a charter member of VFW. He was a self employed gas and oil leaser and a retired meat cutter for the Logan Meat Suppliers. He was also a member of AMVETS, American Legion and Moose Lodge 873.
Surviving are a son, John C. (Diane) Goss of Logan; a daughter, Judith A. Six of Logan; a brother, Richard (Norma) Goss of Logan; an aunt, Ruth Bowman of Chillicothe; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Paul E., William A. and Samuel D. Goss; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with Joe C. Talley officiating.
Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Hocking County Combined Veterans Association.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 Friday at the funeral home.
Moose memorial services will be held 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

EVA M. SANBORN
Eva Marie Sanborn, 84, Nelsonville, died Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Naples Hospital, Naples, Fla.
Born Sept. 2, 1911, New Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Frank and Florence Martin Cook, she was the widow of Walter Sanborn, who died in November, 1986.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at the funeral home.

DORIS M. STARNER
Doris M. Starner, 84, New Straitsville, died Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital after an extended illness.
Born May 12, 1911, Dixie, daughter of Worley and Mary Whitmer Perrigo, she was married June 15, 1932 to Marion E. Starner, who survives.
A 1931 New Lexington High School graduate, she worked at Godman Shoe Factory, was a clerk at G.C. Murphy and a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Gore.
Also surviving are a son, Robert L. (Donna B.) Starner of Logan; two daughters, Mrs. Robert D. (Carolyn S.) Johnston of Logan and Mrs. George E. (Sharon M.) Wolfe of Maxville; two sisters, Mrs. Edward (Grace) Starner of Lancaster and Almetta Williams of New Lexington; and three grandsons, Christopher Starner, Scott Wolfe and Kelly Johnston, all of Logan.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Starner.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, with Carolyn Hoskinson officiating.
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, New Lexington.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Thursday at the funeral home.

JEREMEY D. SPICER
Jeremey Douglas Spicer, infant son of Steven Douglas and Cheryl Ann Starr Spicer, 10787 SR 374, Rockbridge, was stillborn Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Surviving are a sister, Whitney Ann Spicer of the home; maternal grandmother, Connie Starr of Rockbridge; paternal grandparents, Ronald E. and Letha L. Spicer of Logan; maternal great-grandmothers, Martha Nihiser of Rockbridge and Florence Starr of Logan; and paternal great-grandparents, Earl and Retha Poling of Logan.
He was also preceded in death by a grandfather, Ed Starr.
Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge, with the Rev. Roger L. Fidler officiating.
No calling hours will be observed.

PATSY WICKS
Patsy Wicks, 62, Nelsonville, died Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Dec. 29, 1933, Oakland, Calif., she was married to Charles Wicks, who survives.
No calling hours or funeral services will be held. Mrs. Wicks has been cremated per her request.
Arrangements are by Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.

STELLA M. BURKET
Stella M. Burket, 90, Chauncey, died Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home, The Plains.
Born March 25, 1905, Athens County, daughter of the late Harvey and Effi Stanley McGee, she was the widow of Samuel Burket.
Graveside services will be held Saturday at Restland Memorial Park, Carthage, Texas.
Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.

LETHA RONK
Letha Bernice Ronk, 82, Jacksonville, died Thursday, Feb. 15, at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens.
Born Sept. 25, 1913, Zaleski, daughter of the later Harvey and Stella Bullock, she is survived by her husband, Bearl Ronk.
She was a homemaker, and attended Amesville Fellowship Church. She was a former member of Butler Evangelical United Methodist Church.
She is also survived by a daughter, Jo Ellen DePue of Trimble; a son, David Parlet of Bellville; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, with Pastor Roy Frazar officiating.
Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery, Newark.
Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

February 19 - 24, 1996

CHARLES E. COLLINS
Charles E. "Chick" Collins, 68, Murray City, died Sunday, Feb. 18 at his residence.
Born Dec. 25, 1927, Murray City, he was the son of the late Fred and Jennie Shuttleworth Collins.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Murray City United Methodist Church.
Burial will be in New Straitsville Cemetery.
Graveside military services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City, and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church.

ADA M. RALPH
Ada Mae Ralph, 79, Nelsonville, died Saturday, Feb. 17 at Mt. Carmel East Medical Center. Columbus.
Born July 14, 1917, Meigs County, son of the late Herdie and Cora Larkins Smith, she was married to Loren Ralph, who survives.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

JOHN W. BROOKS
John W. Brooks, 74, Nelsonville, died Monday, Feb. 19 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born June 10, 1921, Columbus, son of the late F.M. and Leola Smith Brooks, he was the devoted husband of Gloria Hoodlett Brooks for 54 years of marriage, who survives.
A World War II Army veteran, he was former owner, CEO and president of William Brooks Shoe Co. He began his career in his early teens working at the family business, purchasing the company in 1975. He was currently serving as an advisor and consultant for the Rocky Boots and Shoe Corp. Brooks was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Nelsonville and 210. He was a former Nelsonville City Councilman for 25 years and he served as a director for Nelsonville First National Bank for 30 years.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Bill (Patricia "Tee") Robey and Mrs. John (Barbara) Fuller, all of Nelsonville; three sons, Mike (Pam) Brooks, Jay (Miki) Brooks and Stuart (Denise Carter) Brooks, all of Nelsonville; a sister, Virginia Forester of Columbus; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with the Rev. Roy Bookman and James Knight officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.
The family suggests contributions be made to Hospice of Appalachia, 280 E. State St., Athens Ohio 45701 or Salvation Army, 92 W. Union St., Athens, Ohio 45701.

ANN C. RUSH
Ann C. Rush of 500 N. Mulberry St. died Thursday, Feb. 22 at Doctors Hospital North in Columbus.
Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Rush, was born May 18, 1926 in Logan, Ohio.
Ann was a graduate of Logan High School and graduated with honors from the former Balthaser Business College in Lancaster, Ohio.
First employed by Ohio Bell in Columbus, she then came to Nelsonville as a legal secretary for the late attorney, James F. Shumaker, which position she held for 42 years.
In April 1990, during National Secretaries Week, the Nelsonville Chamber of Commerce presented Ann with a Certificate of Appreciation for "devotion to her secretarial duties."
In August 1990, during the annual Industrial Day Dinner, the Nelsonville Chamber of Commerce named Ann as "Secretary of the Week." Flowers and a Certificate of Recognition were presented by Leota Barrows, president of the Nelsonville Chamber of Commerce.
Ann served as a volunteer at Hocking Valley Community Hospital, working at the reception desk in the lobby.
Ann was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church of Logan.
Ann was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Thomas J. Rush; and a sister, Margaret H. Rush.
She is survived by sisters, Rebecca Morton, Josephine Sparnon and Helen Rush of Logan; a nephew, Thomas W. (Judy) Rush and daughters, Katey and Raygan of Grove City; a niece, Paula Rush of Westerville and a grandnephew, "T.R." (Lana) Rush of Westerville.
Funeral services will be by Rev. Gary Wheeler of Immanuel Church and Rev. Wm. Strausbaugh of Millfield, Ohio at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan at 1 p.m. Monday.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may from noon to 3 p.m. and 7 to 9 Sunday at the funeral home.

February 26 - March 2, 1996

JOHN J. BARRETT
John J. Barrett, 77, Millfield, died Sunday, Feb. 25 at his residence after an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 17, 1918.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fellowship Baptist Church, corner of Front and Summit streets, in Glouster, with the Rev. Roy Hewitt officiating.
Private burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.

MARY L. GOODRICH
Mary Louise Goodrich, 80, Wellston, formerly of Logan, died Friday, Feb. 23 at Oak Hill Community Medical Center after a brief illness.
Born July 26, 1915, Logan, daughter of the late Ambrose I. and Wavelene Maine Woodruff Voris, she was the widow of Miles C. Goodrich, who died in 1977.
She was a homemaker and a member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Wellston.
Surviving are a son-in-law, John Sayre of Torrance, Calif.; and three grandchildren, Carlotta Reid, Joseph Sayre and John Sayre, all of Torrance, Calif.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jean Sayre, who died in 1995.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Father Stephen L. Krile officiating.
Burial will be in Ridgewood Cemetery, Wellston.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

RACHEL STEINMETZ
Rachel Steinmetz, 73, Logan, died Saturday, Feb. 24 at Logan Health Care Center.
Born in Athens County, daughter of the late Hoit and Cora Lightfoot Love, she was the widow of Lewis R. Steinmetz, who died in 1971.
Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Lowell (Betty) Stage of The Plains and Leona Conant of Athens; and a special friend, Edna Bauman of Logan.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, William Love.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hughes-Blower Funeral Home, 168 Morris Ave., Athens, with the Rev. Joy Clark officiating.
Burial will be in Clark's Chapel Cemetery, Athens.
No calling hours will be observed.

FRANK D. ALLEN SR.
Frank D. Allen Sr., 80, Carbon Hill, died Monday, Feb. 26 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born May 8, 1915, New Plymouth, son of the late John and Naomi Wolfe Allen, he was married to Florence Brooks Allen, who survives.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Connett Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 Thursday at the funeral home.

WALTER R. GILL
Walter R. Gill, 80, Glouster, died Sunday, Feb. 25 at his residence.
Born Nov. 12, 1916, Orbiston, he was the son of the late Otto and Florence North Gill.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Cremation will follow services.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

SAMUEL SPEARS JR.
Samuel Spears Jr., 50, Glouster, died Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born July 9, 1945, Corning, son of the late Samuel and Lucille Giffin Spears Sr., he was married to Betty Stephenson Spears, who survives.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.
Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, Perry County.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.

BERDENA SHUPE
Berdena Dupler Shupe, Mansfield, formerly of Rockbridge and Logan, died Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Winchester Nursing Home, Mansfield.
She was the widow of Malcolm Shupe, who died several years ago.
She was a teacher at Pine Grove and Rockbridge.
Surviving are a daughter, Marylin Linkous; and a grandson, David.
Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Main Street Methodist Church, Mansfield.

MARTHA M. MITCHELL
Martha M. Mitchell, 84, Amesville, died Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
Born Nov. 13, 1911, Jobs, daughter of the late William and Maggie Lanning Campbell, she was the widow of Gilbert E. Mitchell Sr., who died June 14, 1990.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

MARY F. HARTMAN
Mary Frances Schorr Hartman, 70, Logan, died unexpectedly Friday, March 1 at her residence.
Born May 5, 1925, Hocking County, daughter of the late Charles Francis and Mary Frances Sheets Schorr, she was the widow of Doyen S. Hartman, who died Aug. 2, 1974.
A homemaker, she was formerly employed at Carborundum and Godman Shoe Company. She was a member of the Ladies All-Star Bowling League.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Vernon (Karen) Dixon and Mrs. Clayton (Jan) Bunthoff, both of Logan; two sons, Steven (Valerie) Thorpe and Mark Hartman, both of Logan; a brother, Charles (Joyce) Schorr of Amanda; a sister, Mrs. Raymond (Florence) Ellis of Logan; two grandchildren, Scott Bunthoff and Meghan Hartman, both of Logan; a stepgrandchild, Chris Shelton of Nacogdoches, Texas; two great-grandchildren, Hannah Bunthoff and Shadd Bunthoff, both of Logan; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Theresa Gartner and Elizabeth "Betty" Hart.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Roberts Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Father James A. Geiger officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 Sunday at the funeral home.

HOWARD W. MILLER
Howard Wayne Miller, 72, died unexpectedly Friday, March 1, 1996 at his residence.
Born Sept. 24, 1923, Logan, he was the son of Admiral Dewey and Anna B. Herle Miller.
Mr. Miller was retired and had been a stationary steam engineer for the city of Logan water and sewage department. He also was a World War II army veteran.
Surviving are a brother, Eugene C. Miller of Logan; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Wallace and Nelle Scarberry.
Funeral services will be Monday at Oak Grove Cemetery at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Father James A. Geiger officiating. Graveside military services will be held by the combined veterans of Hocking County.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Roberts Funeral Home.


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