Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1997

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Sept. 22-27, 1997

WALTER McKENZIE 
Walter McKenzie, 80, Canton, died Sunday, Sept. 21 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
He was the widower of Helen McCreary McKenzie. 
Surviving are a sister, Vernie Congrove of Logan, and several nieces and nephews. 
He was also preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Dan, Elza and Elbert McKenzie. 
Services will be held in Canton. 
Local arrangements are by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home. 

BETTY LEWIS 
Betty G. Lewis, 65, Logan, died Saturday, Sept. 20 at Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus. 
Born Feb. 8, 1932, daughter of the late Howard Graham and Dollie Marie Graham Sims, she was the widow of Clay Lewis, who died June 1, 1986. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Church Praise and Worship Center near Logan. 
Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery. 
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home and one hour prior to services at the church. 

BEULAH CARTER 
Beulah E. Carter, 80, New Plymouth, died Monday, Sept. 22 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital following a brief illness. 
Born Sept. 23, 1916, South Perry, daughter of the late Irvon E. "Pop" and Ada Fetherolf Moravy, she was the widow of L. James Carter, who died Jan. 20, 1977. 
A homemaker, she was a former employee of the New Plymouth Post Office, a member of Coonville Holiness Mission and O.E.S. of McArthur. She was a 1934 graduate of Union Furnace High School. 
Surviving are two sons, Larry (Rosalie) Carter and Stephen M. (Nancy) Carter, all of New Plymouth; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Daisy K. Evans of Albany and M. Reita Pennington of Kearney, Neb. 
She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Larry E. Carter; a great-grandson; two brothers, Herbert L. and Pearl E. Moravy; and a sister, Lacie Moravy. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. James R. Mathias officiating. 
Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery, Hocking County. 
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Thursday with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9. 

ROBERT BEOUGHER 
Robert E. Lee Beougher, 78, Logan, died unexpectedly Thursday, Sept. 25 at his residence. 
Born Sept. 27, 1918, Enterprise, son of the late Oscar Beougher and Lilian Carpenter Beougher-Mathias, he was married for 45 years to Dorothy Conkle Beougher, who survives. 
A retired employee of Logan Clay Products, he owned and operated his own sawmill at his residence. He was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church. He served in the Army Air Corp during World War II and was a 1937 graduate of Logan High School. 
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Larry (Lorie) Ellinger of Rockbridge; grandchildren Ben and Sarah Ellinger of Rockbridge; two brothers, Ray (Dorothy) Beougher of Logan and Clyde (Virginia) Beougher of Logan; and two sisters, Mrs. Dan (Ruth) Souders of Logan and Mary Ann Carpenter of Columbus. 
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Myrtle Fetherolf. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Lawrence Myers officiating. 
Burial will be in Ewing Cemetery, Hocking County. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 at the funeral home and 9 a.m. until service time Sunday. 
Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Combined Veterans Organizations of Hocking County. 

ORAL DOERING 
Oral M. Doering, 93, Lancaster, died Wednesday, Sept. 24 at Heartland Nursing Home near Thornville following a long illness. 
Born Dec. 16, 1903, Liberty Hill, South Bloomingville, daughter of the late Grover C. and Nora Davis, she was the widow of the late Emery Doering. 
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Eugene Congrove. 
Funeral services will be 9 a.m. Saturday at Smith's Funeral Home, Lancaster. 
Burial will be in Amanda Township Cemetery, Amanda. 
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and Saturday morning before services. 

PAUL McALLISTER 
Paul F. McAllister, 70, Glouster, died Thursday, Sept. 25 at his 
residence. 
Born April 23, 1927, Glouster, son of the late Francis McAllister and Wanda Williams McAllister Kittle, he was married to Betty Bailes McAllister, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Glouster Church of Christ. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster, where military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Saturday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, and one hour prior to services Sunday at the church. 

RICHARD STONE SR. 
Richard A. Stone Sr., 73, Columbus, died Wednesday, Sept. 24 at Mount Carmel Medical Center. 
He was married to Virginia L. Stone, who survives. 
A World War II Navy veteran, he was a retired truck driver for Eastmoor Electric. He was a member of Community Christian Church, Teamsters Local #413 Retiree Club, D.E.S.A., Ohio Chapter and was a volunteer at Galdden Community House, where he liked to call bingo. 
Also surviving are four children, Richard A. Stone Jr. of Columbus, Mary Sony of Grove City, Thomas W. Stone of Columbus and Joanne Draudt of New Plymouth; two sisters, Dorothy Fouts and Joanne Large, both of Columbus; a brother, Jim Stone of Vinton County; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and friends. 
He was preceded in death by a brother, David Stone. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Rutherford Shroyer Funeral Home, 1278 W. Broad St., Columbus with the Rev. Robert Trimble officiating. 
Burial will be in Oakgrove Cemetery, Georgesville. 
The family will welcome friends 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home. 

WILLIS ADCOCK 
Willis Adcock, 82, Logan, died Thursday, Sept. 25 at Mount Carmel West Hospital, Columbus. 
Born Jan. 8, 1915, Perry County, son of the late Stanton and Zella Griggs Adcock, he was married to Helen McCormick Adcock, who survives. 
Retired from Logan Clay Products, he was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church in Junction City. 
Also surviving are two son, Kenneth (Bettie) Adcock of Junction City and Richard Adcock of Willow Wood; a daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Nancy) Johnson of Pickerington; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. 
He was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Nancy Adcock; and a sister, Velora Shriner. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Deborah Machusak officiating. 
Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, c/o Arthur A. June, 317 N. Logan St., Junction City, Ohio 43748. 

LEANNE HAMILTON 
Leanne Hamilton, 40, Logan, died Friday, Sept. 26 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital after an extended illness. 
Born June 9, 1957, Logan, daughter of Mary Louise Rittgers of Oreville and the late Chester Lincoln Rittgers, she was married to Ken Wayne Hamilton, who survives. 
A purchasing agent for Cardiopulmonary Care Inc. of Logan, she was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. 
Also surviving are a son, Jeffrey B. Hamilton of Logan; a daughter, Laura A. Hamilton of Logan; three brothers, David L. Rittgers of Venice, Fla., Robert L. Rittgers of Buckeye Lake and Edwin "Jake" Rittgers of Oreville; and four sisters, Mrs. Ray (Lynn) Saunders of Logan, Lora L. Holland of Oklahoma, Mrs. Curt (Lisa) Ludwick of New Straitsville and Linda L. Rittgers of Oreville. 
She was also preceded in death by a son, Eddie Wayne Hamilton. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Walz and the Rev. Vernon W. Barrell officiating. 
Burial will be in Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery, Perry County. 
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 Sunday at the funeral home. 

WILLIAM E. "BUMP" PRICE 
William E. "Bump" Price, 42, Lancaster, died Thursday, Sept. 25 near Logan from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. 
Born Jan. 19, 1955, Adelphi, he was the son of the late William and Nellie Byers Price. 
He was a self-employed mechanic. 
Graveside funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Green Summit Cemetery, Adelphi. 
Arrangements are by Hill Funeral Home, Kingston.

Sept. 29 - Oct. 4 1997

DANIEL ASHBAUGH 
Daniel D. Ashbaugh, 55, Ashland, formerly of Shawnee, died Saturday, Sept. 27 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born Nov. 2, 1941, Shawnee, son of Margaret Ashbaugh of Shawnee and the late Carl Ashbaugh, he was married to Kathleen Ashbaugh, who survives. 
An adjunct professor of education at Ashland University, he was a retired elementary school principal in Ashland. He started his education career as a band director. He was a member of the Ashland Kiwanis and Euclid Masonic Lodge 599 F&AM. 
Also surviving are a daughter, Angela Ashbaugh of Kent; two sons, Dr. Nick (Robbi) Ashbaugh of Jackson, Tenn., and David (Sinamon) of Ontario; four brothers, Carl of Charlotte, N.C., Tom of Austin, Texas, Ned of Zanesville, and Mike of New Lexington; six grandchildren; an aunt and uncle, Richard (Nina) Nicholas of New Carlisle; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 
Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Shawnee United Methodist Church with Richard Harrop and the Rev. Charles Titko officiating. 
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the Humphrey Funeral Home, Walnut Street, Shawnee. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Daniel D. Ashbaugh Music Scholarship Fund in care of National City Bank, 10 W. Second Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805. 

ESTHER DANISON 
Esther L. Danison, 74, Zanesville, died 2:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at Good Samaritan Medical Center, Zanesville. 
Born Dec. 19, 1922, Monday Creek Township, Perry County, daughter of the late Charles D. and Mary Beougher Wolfe, she was married Feb. 10, 1945, to Arthur T. Danison, who survives. 
A Zanesville resident since 1972, she was a member of the Sonora United Methodist Church and the Giddeons Auxiliary International. 
Also surviving are a son, David A. (Sheila) Danison of Zanesville; three daughters, Mrs. Daryle (Ruth) Ault of Zanesville, Mrs. Ronald (Phyllis) LaHue of Zanesville and Mrs. Alan (Janet) Tischer of Westerville; five grandchildren, Alison Herges, Jennifer Ault, Cory Danison, Michelle Danison and Matthew Tischer. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bryan Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave., Zanesville, with the Rev. Jim Porter officiating. 
Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Zanesville. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Giddeons International, Box 3062, Zanesville, Ohio 43702-3062. 

ERIK EDROY SIX 
Erik Edroy Six, 23, Athens, died Saturday, Sept. 27 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital as a result of an automobile accident. 
Born April 30, 1974, Logan, he was the son of Terry L. and Barbara L. Bergstrom Six of Athens. 
He was a carpenter. 
Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. Craig (Michele) Taylor of Kent; a grandmother, Lena B. Bergstrom of Athens; two great-aunts, Louise Six and Esther Wilson of Logan; aunts and uncles Steve (Janet) Six of Rockbridge, Mike (Debbie) Six of Rockbridge and Randy (Jenny) Six of Columbiana; and several cousins and nephews. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Darwin Pressler officiating. 
Cremation will follow the service. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

DONALD TISDALE 
Donald Tisdale, 85, Millersport, died suddenly Friday, Sept. 26 at Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus. 
Son of the late Langley and Mary Tisdale, he was married to his loving wife of 50 years, Irene Tisdale. 
A retired 29-year employee of the D.L. Auld Company, he was a World War II Army Veteran and a life member of Baltimore VFW Post 3761. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed woodworking and outdoor activities. 
Also surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Mike (Sandra K.) Jaycocks of Summersville, S.C., Mrs. John (Norma J.) Nye of Rockbridge, Mrs. Floyd (Donna A.) Pierce of Pleasantville and Mrs. Bill (Vicky M.) Dalton of Columbus; 10 grandchildren, Chad, Jody, Shane, Kyle, Floyd "Dan," Matt, Joseph, Ken Jr., Jeremy and Shannon Marie; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bemen H. Tisdale of Georgia and Ray E. (Delaine) Tisdale of Georgia; and several nieces and nephews. 
He was also preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Lee Tisdale; two brothers, Fred and Dennis Tisdale; and a sister, Icell Rizer. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore, with Pastor Melvin Truex of Faith Memorial Church officiating. 
Burial will be in Floral Hills Memory Gardens, where Baltimore VFW 3761 will conduct military services. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday and Wednesday until time of services at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Disabled American Veterans in care of the funeral home. 

BRANDON NICHOLAS TRAVIS 
Brandon Nicholas Travis, infant son of Joseph Craig Travis and April Dawn Sealey of Logan, died Friday, Sept. 26 at Children's Hospital, Columbus. 
He was born Sept. 26 in Lancaster. 
Also surviving are maternal grandparents Douglas H. and Kay Sealey of Nelsonville; paternal grandparents Darla Atkinson and Cliff Longenette of Little Hocking and Stan and Sherry Travis of Logan; maternal great-grandparents Marie K. Sealey of Little Hocking and Davy and Irene Riggins of Little Hocking; paternal great-grandparents Ray and Mary Lou Travis of Logan, Dan and Rita Robers of Logan and Don and Dee Miller of Guysville; maternal great-grandfather Ernest Yoho of Mineral Wells, W.Va.; godfather Chris Hall of Logan, W.Va.; four uncles and two aunts. 
He was also preceded in death by his maternal great-grandfather, Henry Sealey. 
Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, with the Rev. Bill Boyd officiating. 
Burial will be in Decauter Cemetery. 
Friends may call 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

RALPH LENZ 
Ralph J. Lenz, 85, Lancaster, died Monday, Sept. 29 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. 
Born in Logan, son of the late Samuel and Minnie Lenz, he was married to Josie Lenz, who survives. 
A World War II Army veteran, he was retired from the Fairfield County District Library as a bookmobile driver/clerk and was self-employed. He also worked for Anchor Hocking Glass Corp. and Columbus Motor Car Company. He was a member of VFW Post 1380 and the Gloryland Nazarene Ministries. He was a former member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and the Fairfield Christian Church, Lancaster. 
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Timothy (Kelly Sue) Hite of Lancaster; a granddaughter, Rebecca Grace Hite of Lancaster; three sisters, Dorothy Moore, Mrs. Clyde (Faye) Dupler and Hazel Hedges, all of Lancaster; two brothers, George Lenz of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Joseph (Audrey) Lenz of Pleasant Hill, Mo.; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and beloved sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. 
He was also preceded in death by a brother, John Lenz. 
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Gloryland Nazarene Church with Pastor David Spaulding officiating. 
Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Hocking County. 
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Thursday at the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Friday at the church. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Gloryland Nazarene Parking Lot Fund. 

REV. JOHN MINSKER III 
The Rev. John Minsker III, 70, Nelsonville, died Monday, Sept. 29 at Pine Hills Continuing Care. 
Born Feb. 2, 1927, Mechanicsburg, Pa., son of John Minsker II of Mechanicsburg and the late Virgie Shaeffer Minsker, he was married to Ruth Minsker, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Connett Cemetery. 
Friends may call 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday with the family present from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 and until time of services at the funeral home. 

ANNA BROOKS 
Anna Avis Brooks, 72, Logan, died Tuesday, Sept. 30 in the emergency room at Hocking Valley Community Hospital following an extended illness. 
Born Jan. 11, 1925, Haydenville, daughter of the late Fred and Cora Vera McQuaide Waugh, she was the widow of Kenneth Eugene Brooks Sr. 
She was retired after 23 years of service as a furnace operator for Metal Powder Products in Logan. 
Surviving are a son, Russell James (Rosemarie) Brooks of Logan; two daughters, Dixie Lee Price of Beverly and Mrs. Mark (Ginger) Hutchison of Logan; six sisters, Mona Long of Okeechobee, Fla., Mary Lou Craig of New Lexington, Helen Wade of Newark, Ericka Lanning of Logan, Sandy Detucci of Woburn, Mass., and Sherri Simpson of Pomeroy; three brothers, Charles Waugh of Logan, Bill Waugh of Granville and Ken Waugh of Shawnee; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 
She was also preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Eugene Brooks Jr.; a brother, Russell James Waugh; and a sister, Irma Mount. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Darwin L. Pressler officiating. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens near Rockbridge. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Thursday. 

IRIS LOUISE GRETZ 
Iris Louise Gretz, 68, Chauncey, died Monday, Sept. 29 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital. 
Born June 23, 1929, Millfield, daughter of the late Marion and Agnes Louise Hiles Walton, she was married for 47 years to James Gretz, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at P & H Wesleyan Church, Chauncey. 
Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville, and one hour prior to services at the church. 

FREDRICK JOHNSON 
Fredrick V. Johnson, infant son of Danny Johnson of Logan and Angel Wolfe of Columbus, died Sunday, Sept. 28 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
He was born March 14 in Columbus. 
Surviving are a sister, Tori Wolfe of the home; grandparents Dennis and Rhoda Johnson Floyd of Logan, Victoria Welch of Columbus and Stanley Wolfe of Columbus; great-grandparents Patricia Heard of Lancaster, Mae Bias of Laurelville and Francis and Meada Russell of Atlanta; several aunts, uncles and cousins. 
He was preceded in death by great-grandfathers Vernie S. Bias and Ardo L. Hammond. 
Funeral services will be noon Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Maxine Krisher officiating. 
Burial will be in Olive Cemetery, South Perry. 
Friends may call 11 a.m. to time of services Thursday at the funeral home. 

DOROTHY SPENCER 
Dorothy L. Spencer, 72, Buchtel, died Tuesday, Sept. 30 at Logan Health Care Center. 
Born May 9, 1925, Buchtel, daughter of the late William and Helen Brisson Smathers, she was married to Ernest "Joe" Spencer, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City. 
Burial will be in Salem Cemetery near Murray City. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home. 

MONA BELLE "BONNIE" BICKLEY 
Mona Belle "Bonnie" Bickley, 77, Jacksonville, died Tuesday, Sept. 30 at her residence. 
Born May 11, 1920, Modoc, daughter of the late Basil Daniel and Flossie Inez Anderson Vore, she was the widow of James Delbert "Red" Bickley. 
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Snyder. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home. 

MARGARET HANNING 
Margaret E. Hanning, 95, Amanda, formerly of the Millfield area, died Tuesday, Sept. 30 at Winchester Place, Canal Winchester. 
Born Aug. 13, 1902, Hungary, daughter of the late John and Barb Varga Lenart, she was the widow of Alfred H. Hanning Sr., who died June 2, 1986. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be at Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield. 
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home. 

NANCY J. WILLIAMS 
Nancy J. Williams, 59, Heath, died Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 
her residence. 
Born Aug. 6, 1938, Logan, daughter of Joe Johnson and the late Hazle Johnson, she was married to Richard Williams, who survives. 
Also surviving are a son, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Williams, and a grandson, all of Heath; a sister, Connie McMunn of Logan; four brothers, Jerry, Tim, Jim and Don Johnson, all of Logan; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Brooker-Kistler Funeral Home, Newark. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Friday at the funeral home. 

KATHRYN CASTELL 
Kathryn Eleanor Ingmire Castell, 81, Columbus, formerly of Logan, died Wednesday, Oct. 1 at the Kobacker House in Columbus. 
Born May 16, 1916, Hocking County, daughter of the late Albert and Caddie Bowen Ingmire, she was the widow of Don Castell. 
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Logan. 
Surviving are a son, Bernie Castell of Columbus; a daughter, Mrs. Jim (Suzanne) Knowlton of Columbus; a sister, Mrs. Millard (Libby) Patton of Nelsonville; a sister-in-law, Alice Ingmire of Worthington; and several nieces and nephews. 
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Wilson, and two brothers, Dr. Bernard and Dr. Joseph Ingmire. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Melody Williams officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

JACK C. BAGENT 
Jack C. Bagent, 68, New Plymouth, died Thursday, Oct. 2 at his residence. 
He was married to Helen L. Brockman Bagent, who survives. 
A U.S. Army veteran, he was a retired aid companion with Hospice of Lancaster. 
Also surviving are two sons, George W. Skinner of Columbus and Lawrence R. (Carol Lee) Messenger of Logan; a granddaughter, Shasta Nicole Messenger of Logan; and several nieces and nephews. 
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Margie Songymari, who died May 13. 
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Shaw-Davis Funeral Home, Victorian Village Chapel, Columbus, with the Rev. Dan Fork officiating. 
Interment will be in Union Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Sunday at the funeral home. 

DOROTHY M. MYERS 
Dorothy M. Myers, 73, Laurelville, died Friday, Oct. 3 at her residence following an extended illness. 
Born Oct. 16, 1923, Fredericktown, Pa., daughter of the late Harry and Alice (Blane) Litton, she was married to Lloyd H. Myers, who survives. 
She was a member of Laurelville Tabernacle Church. 
Also surviving are a son, Dennis L. (Janet L.) Myers of Laurelville; three granddaughters, Kim Fonner of Pennsylvania, and Rachel and Rebecca Myers, both of Laurelville; and two stepgrandsons, Randy and David Myers and their families. 
She was also preceded in death by three brothers; and two sisters. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Hill Funeral Home, Kingston, with the Rev. Henry C. Adams officiating. 
Burial will be at Green Summit Cemetery, Adelphi. 
Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 

PAULINA TAULBEE 
Paulina Burcham Taulbee, 103, Lancaster, formerly of Logan, died Thursday, Oct. 2 at the home of her daughter, near Lancaster. 
Born April 5, 1894, Lancaster, daughter of the late John and Mollie Little Burcham, she was the widow of Thomas Taulbee, who died March 20, 1978. 
A homemaker, she was a member of Union United Methodist Church and Hocking Valley Grange. 
Surviving are five sons, Eugene Taulbee, James (Ruth) Taulbee and Hubert (Betty) Taulbee, all of Logan, John (Ruth) Taulbee of Pataskala and Louis (Romona) Taulbee of Rockbridge; two daughters, Mrs. Ray (Millie) Grove of Logan and Mrs. William (Alice) Henry of Lancaster, with whom she made her home; 20 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; a brother, Raymond Burcham of Muncie, Ind; and a sister, Ruby Belcher of Ypsilanti, Mich. 
She was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Taulbee; three brothers, Charles, Georgia, Millard, James and Evertt Burcham; and a sister, Lizzie Ely. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, with Dr. Kenneth Burcham officiating. 
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.

Oct. 6-11 1997

JANE BLOSSER 
Jane Leach Blosser, 85, Logan, died Sunday, Oct. 5 in Columbus. 
Born Oct. 22, 1911, Logan, daughter of the late Joseph Gompf and Jessie E. Bowen Gompf Brown, she was the widow of Carl E. Blosser. 
A member of First Presbyterian Church, she was a 50-year member of Eastern Star, a member of TWIG I and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. 
Surviving are a son, David R. (Kathy) Leach of Columbus; six grandchildren, David, Michael, Sally, John, Kim and Brian; a brother, Professor Richard C. (Bebe Canty) Brown of Danville, Ky.; a sister, Mrs. William (Betty Ann) Slade of Roswell, N.M. 
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Paul J. Leach; a stepfather, Carl M. Brown; and a brother, Francis Gompf. 
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. G. Kenneth Shafer officiating. 
Private burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
No calling hours will be observed at Mrs. Blosser's request. 
Arrangements are by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home. 

ARNETTA COLLINS 
Arnetta Collins, Glouster, died Sunday, Oct. 5 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens. 
Born in Trimble, daughter of the late Arthur Eisnaugle and Nora Frost Eisnaugle, she was the widow of Robert Collins. 
Private graveside services will be Tuesday. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Murray City. 

WALTER "HOPPY" HOPSTETTER 
Walter "Hoppy" Hopstetter, 81, Nelsonville, died Monday, Oct. 6 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville. 
Born May 19, 1916, Buchtel, son of the late Zeloria and LuLu Partlow Hopstetter, he was married to Betty L. Elliott Hopstetter, who survives. 
Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Conner Cemetery, Buchtel. 
Friends may call 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 

PAUL WOLTZ 
Paul Edgar "Wild Man" Woltz, 76, Circleville, died Wednesday, Oct. 8 at Berger Hospital, Circleville. 
Born Oct. 29, 1920, Hocking County, son of the late Harry and Lucy Smith Woltz, he was married for 46 years to Helen Maxine Stephenson Woltz, who survives. 
A member of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, he was employed by the Circleville Department of Water and Sewage for 25 1/2 years. 
Also surviving are four sons, Philip E. Woltz of Mount Vernon, Charles R. (Connie) Woltz of Howard, Richard (Vicki) Woltz of Amanda, Kevin (Joan) Woltz of Ashville; a daughter, Mrs. Billy (Karen) Huffman of Circleville; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of friends, nephews and cousins. 
He was also preceded in death by a son, Paul Eugene Woltz, a brother, Richard Woltz, and a sister, Anna Lee Hoskins. 
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Defenbaugh-Wise Funeral Home, Circleville, with Dr. Doyne Wiggins officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan. 
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Pickaway County or the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home.


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