Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1998

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Feb.9-14, 1998

JANE GRIBBLE
Jane E. Gribble, 64, Lancaster, died Sunday, Feb. 8 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Daughter of the late Merle and Stacey Beougher, she was the beloved wife and constant companion of her husband, G. David Gribble, who survives.
She was a member of Sixth Avenue Methodist Church, TWIG 15, Lancaster Chorale Support Group and Fairfield Heritage Society.
Also surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Cheryl Ann) Sickafoose of Lancaster.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sixth Avenue United Methodist Church with Pastor John W. Harra officiating.
The body will lie in state one hour prior to services Wednesday. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Tuesday at Frank E. Smith Funeral Home, Lancaster.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Fairfield County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

WILLIAM "BRAD" NELSON
William B. "Brad" Nelson, 35, Logan, died Friday, Feb. 6 at his residence.
Born Jan. 5, 1963, Nelsonville, son of James A. Nelson of Toledo and the late Sylvia Dora Nelson, he was married to Sue Johnson Nelson, who survives.
He was a motor route driver for The Logan Daily News.
Also surviving are two sons, Brandon and Brian Nelson of the home; two foster sons, T.J. and Tommy Johnson of the home; a daughter, Brandy Nelson of the home; a foster daughter, Taylor Johnson of the home; three brothers, Jim and Wayne Nelson of Toledo and Tim Canter of Logan; and two sisters, Kathy Williams of Logan and Chris Davis of Union Furnace.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. David Scott officiating.
Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from noon until service time today.

MARIE TROVATO
Marie H. Trovato, 74, Shawnee, died Saturday at her residence.
Born May 16, 1923, Moxahala, daughter of the late Arthur and Maud Martin Murphy, she was the widow of John A. Trovato, who died Oct. 14, 1974.
She was a lifetime resident of the area, a homemaker and a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Corning.
Surviving are two sons, John K. (Candy) Trovato of Logan (Gore) and Michael A. Trovato of Shawnee; four sisters, Mrs. David (Mary) Manring of Corning, Mrs. Pat (Mattie) Sheline of New Lexington, Derinda Chenoth of North Carolina and Helen Hankinson of New Lexington; and a brother, Bob Murphy of Somerset.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Nash, and two brothers, Howard and Lee Murphy.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 425 Adams Street, Corning, with Father John Metzger as celebrant.
Burial will be in New Lexington Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 8 p.m. today at Roberts Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, where rosary will be recited at 8 p.m., led by sister Diana Durling, S. C.

LLOYD "ED" VERMILLION
Lloyd "Ed" Vermillion, 39, Carbon Hill, died unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 7 at his residence.
Born July 13, 1958, Logan, son of Lloyd A. and Norma "Jeannie" Poling Vermillion of Union Furnace, he was married to Cheryl A. Bateman Vermillion, who survives.
A 1976 graduate of Tri-County Joint Vocational School, he attended Hocking Tech and was a member of the Ward Township Volunteer Fire Department for 16 years. He worked at Westerman in Bremen.
Also surviving are a son, Roger L. (Sandy) Vermillion of Buchtel; a daughter, Elizabeth Vermillion of the home; a grandson, Corey Vermillion of Buchtel; a sister, Mrs. Dan (Patty) Nichols; a brother, Doug Vermillion; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with Ed True officiating.
Burial will be in Downhour Cemetery near Carbon Hill.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home.

PEGGY SUE CULBERTSON
Peggy Sue Farley Culbertson, 51, Logan, died Monday, Feb. 9 at her residence.
Born March 27, 1946, Montgomery, W.Va., daughter of the late Gilbert and Millie Holcolmb, she was married to Jerry Culbertson, who survives.
She was a former employee of Lancaster-Fairfield Medical Center and Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Also surviving are a son, John Farley of McArthur; a daughter, Theresa Helber of Logan; three grandchildren, Chuck Kuhn Jr. and Kevin L. Kuhn of Logan and John Farley Jr. of Somerset; two brothers, Duke Holcolmb of Canton and Kermit Holcolmb of Montgomery, W.Va.; a sister, Linda Tufts of Aiken, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. David Holdman officiating.
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens, Rockbridge.
Friends may call 11 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.

FLORENCE AND GLORIA THACKER
Florence M. Thacker, 83, New Plymouth, and her daughter, Gloria D. Thacker, 50, New Plymouth, died Monday, Feb. 9 at University Medical Center, Columbus, and Grant Medical Center, Columbus, respectively.
Florence was born Aug. 12, 1914 in Vinton County, daughter of the late Marion and Rebecca Boyce Hutchison. She was the widow of Pearley Thacker, who died Oct. 4, 1989.
A homemaker, she was a longtime Avon representative, a member of the Washington Township Fire Department Auxiliary and the Mount Pleasant and Logan area Women's Church Club.
Gloria was born Nov. 24, 1947, McArthur, daughter of the late Pearley and Florence M. Hutchison Thacker.
She was employed by the Franklin County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (MRDD) in one of their workshops and was a former employee of the Vinton County MRDD Workshop in McArthur. She was a member of the Washington Township Fire Department Auxiliary and Mount Pleasant and Logan area Women of the Church Club.
Surviving Florence are three daughters, Lauri Lee Pittman of New Plymouth, Janet Hammond of Columbus and Karen Riser of Columbus; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Ina Pence of Columbus, Rosella Carr of Columbus, Mattie Thacker of Marion and Mrs. Glenn (Madeline) McKnight of Marion.
She was also preceded in death by three sons, the Rev. Rodney, Oscar H. and Kelson O. Thacker; a daughter, Gloria D. Thacker; a grandson, Jonathan Thacker; a brother, Francis Hutchison; and a sister, Evelyn Fitchwater.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. A.B. Maloy officiating.
Burial will be in Elk Cemetery, McArthur.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Thursday at the funeral home.

WILBUR "BILL" BAKER
Services were held Feb. 3 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Columbus, for Wilbur "Bill" Baker, 67, Logan, who died Jan. 30.
He was married to Jean Baker, who survives.
A Korean War veteran, he was a member of American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers, American Home Builder, National Rifle Association, National Gun Collectors and the Logan Train Club. He was a life member of the Elks Lodge, a charter member of AMVETS Post 1776, a life member of DAV 6854 and was listed in "Who's Who in Real Estate Appraisers.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Terry (Theresa) Robinson and Mrs. Tom (Sandra) Jones, and and two granddaughters, Jennifer and Snookie, all of Florida.

HAROLD MILLER JR.
Harold Miller Jr., 61, Lancaster, died Sunday, Feb. 8 at his residence.
Son of the late Harold and Alma Blackburn Miller Sr., he was married to Darlene Hudson Miller, who survives.
He was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran of the Korean War.
Also surviving are two daughters, Debbie Cox of Lancaster and Dianna Travis of Logan; three sons, Michael Miller of Groveport, Jack Miller of Amanda and James Miller of Logan; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four brothers, Vernon Miller of Logan, Lester Miller of Logan, William Miller of Union Furnace and Avery Miller of Massachusetts; a sister, Christine Workman of Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack Miller.
Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the American Legion, SR 664, Logan (behind Amerihost)
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Fairfield County.
Arrangements are by Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home, Lancaster.

THOMAS EDWARD WALSH
Thomas Edward "Tommy" Walsh, 86, Logan, died Tuesday, Feb. 10 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital after a brief illness.
Born Jan. 14, 1912, Logan, son of the late Thomas Aloysius and Emma Christine Lecrone Walsh, he was the widower of Mildred Waveline "Millie" Rainer Walsh, who died May 9, 1992.
He had been a buyer for Risch Drug Store, Logan, having retired after more than 50 years of employment. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church and a former member of the Logan Kiwanis Club. He was a member of the U.S. Army and served during World War II. He was also remembered for walking through downtown Logan with his sister, Jane E. Shaw, annually for 21 years completely attired in green on St. Patrick's Day.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. James (Colleen A.) Roush of Logan; two grandsons, Gary Champ Jr. and Shane Champ of Logan; two brothers, John "Jack" (Mary) Walsh of Logan and William (Pat) Walsh of Dayton; five sisters, Helen Gasser of Logan, Judith Heft of Logan, Margaret Goodlive of Toledo, Patricia Fickel of Edgewood, Wash., and Mrs. John (Martha) Trowbridge of Summerfield, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, James R. Walsh, and two sister, Jane E. Shaw and Ann Walsh.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Richard J. Pendolphi officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, where graveside military services will be conducted by the Combined Veterans of Hocking County.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Thursday at Roberts Funeral Home, where Christian vigil services will be held at 7:30 p.m.

MADGE McVEY
Madge A. McVey, 93, Logan, died Tuesday, Feb. 10 at her residence.
Born Sept. 22, 1904, Union Furnace, daughter of the late Charles R. and Alice J. Vollmer Bowen, she was the widow of John M. McVey.
She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post 78 and Town and Country Extension Club.
Surviving are three sons, Richard K. (Frances) McVey of Upper Arlington, Larry S. (Millie) McVey of Upper Arlington and Harry R. McVey of Logan; two daughters, Mrs. Don (Donna L.) White of Grove City and Mrs. Jim (Janice) Stewart of Logan; 22 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Peg Bowen of Logan.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Emma Jane Cramer; a brother, Harold Bowen; and a sister, Cleo Duffee.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. James Lambert officiating.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Presbyterian Church Abiding Memorial Fund, 2 W. Hunter St., Logan, Ohio 43138.

STANLEY "BUCK" BENNETT SR.
Stanley "Buck" Bennett Sr., 50, Nelsonville, died Tuesday, Feb. 10 at his residence.
Born March 17, 1947, Washington County, son of the late Basil and Mary Thompson Bennett, he was married to Mary Lou Bailey Bennett, who survives.
Private services were held this morning.
Burial was in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville.

SHIRLEY FRAZIER
Shirley C. Wilson Frazier, 54, Lancaster, died Thursday, Feb. 12 at her residence.
Born Jan. 31, 1944, Logan, she was the daughter of Helen Cooper Wilson of Logan and the late Clyde Wilson.
Retired from the Lancaster Post Office, she was a member of the body of Christ for 40 years.
Also surviving are a son, C. Matthew Frazier of Lancaster; two daughters, Meriam Edwards Christman of Logan and Sarah Frazier of Lancaster; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Judy Bourne of Logan, Marjorie Wilson of Lancaster and Patricia Wright of Florida.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Julie Edwards, and three sisters, Lois Wilson, Abbigale Wilson and Phyllis Van Curen.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Work of Restoration Ministries, SR 93 North, with the Rev. Roy Young officiating.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, and one hour prior to services Sunday at the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Fairfield County, 1111 E. Main St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130.

JACOB HUGHES
Jacob Davis Hughes, infant son of David W. and Alicia J. Cummans Hughes of Lancaster, was stillborn Thursday, Feb. 12 at Fairfield Medical Center.
Also surviving are a brother, Adam D. Hughes of the home; maternal grandparents the Rev. Don and Gwendola Cummans of Sugar Grove; paternal grandmother, Polly Hughes of Baltimore; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Walter "Bob" Hughes.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Rushville with Pastor Richard L. Smyers officiating.
Arrangements are by Halteman-Fett-Dyer Funeral Home, Lancaster.

MARY THOMPSON
Mary Margaret Corby Thompson, 67, died peacefully at home Thursday, Feb. 12.
She was the widow of Dick Thompson.
A member of Holy Family Catholic Church, she was retired from Briggs High School with 25 years of food service for Columbus Public Schools.
Surviving are two sons, Jim (Barb) Thompson and David (Ellen) Thompson; two daughters, Mary Ann Thompson and Mrs. Dave (Dianne) Schwendenman; four grandchildren, Laura and Grace Thompson and Paul and Julia Schwendenman; a brother, John Corby; five sisters, Mrs. Joe (Sylvia) Auker, Pauline Corby, Mrs. Neal (Merlene) Mower, Mrs. Ed (Betty) Walters and Linda Call; many loving nieces and nephews and special friends.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Francis Smith, and brother, Joe Corby.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 584 W. Broad St., Columbus, with Father Kevin Lutz as celebrant. Prayer service will be held 3 p.m. today.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at Jerry Spears Funeral Directors, 2693 W. Broad St., Columbus.
Burial will be in New Lexington Cemetery. Father John Dreese will perform committal.

RUSSELL "PECK" DEVOL
Russell "Peck" Devol, 84, Hickory Creek Nursing Center, formerly of Carbon Hill, died Friday, Feb. 13 at Hickory Creek Nursing Center, The Plains.
Born Jan. 19, 1914, Carbon Hill, son of the late Jessie and Elizabeth Wilkison Devol, he was married to Opal Geraldine Rieder Devol, who survives.
A 1932 Carbon High School graduate, he was a retired manager for Walker Trucking Company of Columbus. He was a member of Nelsonville area Old-Timers Baseball Association.
Also surviving are three sons, Dale (Gloria) Devol of Athens, Dick (Dixie) Devol of East Canton and Mike Devol and special friend, Debbie Walker of Vinton; three grandchildren, Ashley Devol of Athens, Scott Devol of Canton and Vicky Clapper of Louisville; and a sister, Mrs. Neal (Fern) Dillon of Logan.
He also was preceded in death by an infant son, Kenneth; three sisters, Sylvia Devol, Ruth Devol and Erma Guess; and three brothers, Louie, Jessie Allen and Gerald Devol.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with the Rev. Ray Price officiating.
Burial will be in Carbon Hill 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 G.O. Devol Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Ruth Ann Mayer, 46 Elmwood Place, Athens, Ohio 45701.

WILLIAM W. HAHN
William Wesley Hahn, 67, Glouster, died Friday, Feb. 13 at his residence.
Born May 21, 1930, Cleveland, son of the late Albert and Forrest Mohney Hahn, he was married to Georgia Hahn, who survives.
Mr. Hahn has been cremated per his request and his ashes will be interred at a later date.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.

WILLIAM J. McGOMERY
William Joseph McGomery, 45, Trimble, died Tuesday, Feb. 10 at his residence.
Born Feb. 27, Nelsonville, he was the son of the late Carlos and Bonita Mowery McGomery.
A former member of Ohio National Guard Battery A 2nd Battalion 174th ADA, he was employed at Nicofibers in Shawnee. He was a member of Nelsonville Holiness Mission.
Surviving are four daughters, Melinda Wesney of Lancaster, Angel Vore of Nelsonville, Michelle McGomery of Trimble and Mary McGomery of Trimble; seven grandchildren; three brothers, Bob (Garnett) McGomery of Logan, John (Cindy) McGomery of Chillicothe and Dave (Jody) McGomery of Somerset; and two sisters, Emmy Thress of Crooksville and Carol Martin of Westerville.
He also was preceded in death by an infant son; and one brother, Ronnie McGomery.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Revs. Steve Heskett and David Scott officiating.
Burial will be in Shawnee Cemetery.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Ohio National Guard Adjutant General's Honor Guard Unit.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday at the funeral home.

GERTRUDE A. "GERTIE" SPARKS
Gertrude A. "Gertie" Sparks, 86, Haydenville, died Friday, Feb. 13 at Logan Health Care Center.
Born June 2, 1911, Pomeroy, daughter of the late Daniel and Garnet McMaster Ginther, she was the widow of Albert "Red" Sparks, who died Feb. 8, 1994.
She along with her late husband, owned and operated Sparks General Store in Haydenville for several years. She was a member of Haydenville United Methodist Church, past president of United Methodist Women of the Church and a graduate of Haydenville High School.
Surviving are a stepson, Wilbourn (Betty) Sparks of Haydenville; two stepdaughters, Mrs. James (Judy) Brown of Glouster and LaDonna Burch of Albany; two brothers, Edgar (Alma) Ginther and John (Anita) Ginther, both of Waterford; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by a stepson, Richard Sparks; two brothers, William and Delbert Ginther; and two half sisters, Anna and Grace Ginther.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Wayne Andrick officiating.
Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to South Logan Church of Christ, 13816 Walhonding Ave., Logan, Ohio 43138.

VIRGINIA B. WILLIAMS-JAMES
Virginia B. Williams-James, 75, New Straitsville, died Friday, Feb. 13 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Sept. 17, 1922, Franklin County, daughter of the late Frank and Golda Acton Roederer, she was the widow of Hugh W. "Hoss" James, who died Sept. 4, 1996.
A homemaker, she was a former employee of North American Aircraft Factory. She also was employed by the former Julian-Kocain Shoe Co. in Columbus. She attended New Straitsville United Methodist Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Gerald (Georgia) Flowers of Rockbridge and Mrs. Timmothy (Rita) Perry of New Straitsville; a foster daughter, Mrs. Eddie (Ginger) Perry of New Straitsville; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Harold (Helen) Roederer of Largo, Fla.; and two sisters, Evelyn Seymour of Columbus and Mrs. Mary Amore of Newcomerstown.
She also was preceded in death by her first husband, Basil Williams, who died Feb. 14, 1974; two brothers, Frank and Charles Roederer; and one sister, Helen Roederer.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Ernie Perkins officiating.
Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Sunday with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 at the funeral home.

Feb.16-21, 1998

JOHN ALLERS
John A. Allers, 94, Roswell, Ga., formerly of Lancaster, died Saturday, Feb. 14 in Roswell.
He was the widower of Mary Katherine Allers, who died in 1990.
Retired from Champion Spark Plug Company after 43 years, he was a member of Lutheran Church of Our Savior and Olivedale Senior Citizens.
Surviving are a son, John (Joyce) Allers of Roswell; four grandchildren; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Frank E. Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Lancaster, with the Rev. Alan K. Knoke officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Olivedale Senior Citizens Center.

JOSEPHINE BISHOP
Josephine Bishop, 77, Shawnee, died Saturday, Feb. 14 at
her residence.
Born April 11, 1920, Grafton, daughter of the late Frank and Mary Cordy Wosicki, she was the widow of Robert Bishop Sr., who died in 1983.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving are two sons, Robert Jr. of Summit Station and Garry of Shawnee; two daughters, Mrs. Wayne (Sharon) McGill and Sandy Bishop, both of Lancaster; a brother, Thomas Wosicki of New London; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Rosie and Katherine, and a brother, Stanley.
Funeral services will be held noon Wednesday at Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee, with the Rev. John Metzger officiating.
Burial will be in Shawnee Cemetery.
Friends may call after 7 p.m. today and anytime Tuesday at the funeral home with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 p.m. and after 7 Tuesday.

SHIRLEY FRAZIER
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Sunday at Word of Restoration Ministries Church, Logan, for Shirley C. Wilson Frazier, 54, Lancaster, who died Thursday, Feb. 12.
The Rev. Roy Young officiated.
Honorary casketbearers were Aaron Christman and Dan Evangelista.
Active casketbearers were Alan and Jared Christman, John Wasen, Allen Bourne, Shane Frazier and Mark Van Curen.
Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.

LESLIE McKEE
Leslie E. McKee, 67, Glouster, died Friday, Feb. 13 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens.
Born July 22, 1930, Millfield, son of the late Elsworth McKee and Lucille Baker McKee Harden, he was married for 39 years to Aili Alto McKee, who survives.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield.
Friends may call 11 a.m. until service time Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.

PARLEY PHILLIP NUTTER
Parley Phillip "Pete" Nutter, 67, Columbus, formerly of Logan, died unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 14 in the Hocking Valley Community Hospital emergency room.
Born Sept. 16, 1930, Hocking County, son of the late Lowell Emerson and Florence Daubenmire Nutter Sr., he was married to Opal Geraldine Stump Nutter, who survives.
He was a self-employed residential home building contractor, a part-time farmer and a member of Eastminster Presbyterian Church.
Also surviving are a son, Stephen Phillip Nutter of Reynoldsburg; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph M. (Erla Sue) Buoni of Reynoldsburg; two grandchildren, Jennifer Buoni and Jason Buoni of Reynoldsburg; four brothers, Lowell Nutter Jr. of Logan, George Nutter of Kissimmee, Fla., William Nutter of Grove City and Robert Nutter of Kissimmee, Fla.; six sisters, Mrs. Roger (Luella) Guess of Lancaster, Mrs. John (Evelyn) Statten of Van Wert, Mrs. David (Roxie) Schlegel of Wapakoneta, Mrs. Herbert (Anna Mae) Smith of Gahanna, Mrs. Leonard (Ruth) Lehman of Coral Gables, Fla., and Mrs. Esther Whitcraft of Gibisonville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Opal Nutter, who died in 1955, and three brothers, Paul, Jesse and Ralph Nutter.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Weiss officiating.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Good Hope Township, Hocking County.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home.

PEARL SHULTZ
Pearl J.E. Shultz, 85, Logan, died Sunday, Feb. 15 at Logan Health Care Center.
Born March 10, 1912, Hocking County, son of the late Cecil and Lucy Davis Shultz, he was the widower of Margaret Walters Shultz, who died March 11, 1995.
Retired from the former Sunglow Factory in Logan after 42 years of service, he attended Church of the Nazarene in Logan and was an avid woodworker after his retirement.
Surviving are a son, Donald Shultz of Nelsonville; four daughters, Mrs. James (Ruby) Hixenbaugh of New Plymouth, Mrs. Hamilton (Betty) Ward of Clemont, Fla., Mrs. John (Doris) Shaw of Montgomery, Ala., and Ruth Ann Hoy of Logan; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Harry, Carl and Harold Shultz, and six sisters, Marie Johnson, Mildred Gardner, Florence Westenbarger, Ellen Ringhiser, Anne Reynolds and Irene Shultz.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Darwin Pressler officiating.
Burial will be in Shaw Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.

MARLENE COPENHAVER
Marlene J. Copenhaver, 62, Logan, died Sunday, Feb. 15 at Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, following an extended illness.
Born April 28, 1935, Obetz, daughter of the late Arthur R. and Thelma J. Termer Travis Sr., she was married to Brooks M. Copenhaver, who survives.
A retired billing clerk of Hocking Valley Community Hospital, she was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, where she was a former Sunday School teacher and a member of the Women's Circle. She was a 1953 graduate of Logan High School.
Also surviving are three sons, Jeff (Deborah) Thompson of Logan, James K. (Nancy) Copenhaver of Logan and Brooks M. Copenhaver Jr. of Logan; a daughter, Mrs. Dallas (Marna) Snyder of Mountain Home, Idaho; two grandchildren, Bridgett and Corey Snyder of Mountain Home, Idaho; six brothers, Arthur R. Travis Jr. of Florida, Ronald A. Travis of Fostoria, Thomas N. Travis of Logan, David E. Travis of Logan, Raymond S. Travis of Logan and Johnathon G. Travis of Columbus; and two sisters, Mrs. Scott (Marge) Huffines and Mrs. Bob (Lorena) Griffin, both of Logan.
She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Beatrice Sue.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Revs. Ronald A. Travis and Scott L. Huffines officiating.
Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery, Hocking County.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday and from noon until time of services Wednesday.

OMA FRASURE
Oma E. Frasure, 85, Logan, died Monday, Feb. 16 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 30, 1913, Logan, daughter of the late Alva and Zola Keller Miller, she was the widow of Lester Jackson.
She was a member of Union Furnace United Methodist Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Patty Williams of Bremen, Mrs. Earl (Bonnie) Blair, Logan and Mrs. Perry (Bobbie Jane) Shull of Fort Wayne, Ind.; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Elwood Miller.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Union Furnace United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Lambert officiating.
Burial will be in Ewing Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Wednesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

MARGARET HAMILTON
Margaret Rose Hamilton, 75, Logan, died Sunday, Feb. 15 at Rockmill Rehabilitation Center, Lancaster.
Born Sept. 23, 1922, Perry County, she was the daughter of the late Issac Sherman and Rose Leona George Danison.
She was a recruiter for the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program of Hocking County, a member of the Maxville United Methodist Church and the Blue Bell Chapter 151 of the Order of Eastern Star of Shawnee, a former employee of the former Ray-O-Vac Co. of Lancaster and a former employee of Joe Parsons Laundry of Logan.
Surviving are two sons, Vincent L. (Virginia "Ginny") Hamilton of Gore and Lesley Leroy Hamilton of Oreville; six daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Virginia) McCrady of Sugar Grove, Mrs. Roy (Roberta Eileen) Mount of Logan, Mrs. Andy (Mary Kay) Keplar of Logan, Mrs. Jeff (Jayne Sue) Bryan of Newark, Ruth Ann Schneck of Logan and Leona Marie Holcomb of Logan; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Pearl Danison, and three sisters, Lucy Strawn, Mona Williams and Elsie Brown.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Dixie Bauman officiating.
Burial will be in Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery, Perry County.
Friends may call Wednesday at the funeral home with the family in attendance from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9.
Margaret was the true embodiment of courage and strength and an inspiration to all who knew her. She has gone to a far better place than she left behind. She will not be forgotten.

KAYLA MARKIN
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. today at Shawnee Cemetery for Kayla Nicole Markin, infant daughter of Amy Jo Nelson and William Edward Markin of New Straitsville, who died at birth Feb. 10 at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus.
David Rambsel officiated.
Also surviving are maternal grandparents Pete and Pam Nelson of New Straitsville; paternal grandparents Gary Markin of Moxahala and Connie Depugh of Circleville; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Kessah.
Arrangements were by Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee.

EILEEN SANBORN
Eileen Sanborn, 80, Minerva, formerly of Murray City, died Monday, Feb. 16 at Great Trail Care Center, Minerva.
Born Sept. 13, 1917, she was the daughter of Bert and Sylvia Reeves Sweazy.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Carbon Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

CHARLES "CHUCK" WICKS
Charles "Chuck" Wicks, 70, Nelsonville, died Monday, Feb. 16 at his residence.
Born May 23, 1927, West Virginia, son of the late William and Liza Jordan Wicks, he was the widower of Patsy Wicks.
Funeral services will be 6 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
No calling hours will be observed.
At Mr. Wicks request, the body will be cremated. Graveside and military services will be held at a later date.

LILLIAN DOOLITTLE
Lillian Rosell Doolittle, 84, Nelsonville, died Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Pine Hills Continuing Care Center, Nelsonville.
Born March 23, 1913, Carbondale, daughter of the late Sherm Prater and Etta Mae Martin Prater Arnold, she was the widow of Kenneth "Mike" Doolittle.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery, Hocking County.
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.

CATHY MITCHELL
Cathy L. Mitchell, 33, Logan, died Monday, Feb. 16 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital following an extended illness.
Born March 15, 1964, Logan, daughter of Mary A. Rollins Guess of Logan and the late Ralph N. Guess, she was married to Paul Mitchell, who survives.
She was a mold operator at the Logan Goodyear Plant.
Also surviving are a son, Jason P. Mitchell of the home; two brothers, Jack Guess of Logan and Greg (Tammy) Guess of Logan; two sisters, Mrs. Vern (Tambra) Miller Jr. of Logan and Mrs. Gene (Darla) Moses of West Virginia; several special nieces and nephews; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Betty Brooks officiating.
Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery.
Friends may call 4 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until service time Thursday.

RUTH SCHEIN
Ruth E. Schein, 91, Lancaster, died Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, following a brief illness.
Born July 10, 1906, Hocking County, she was the daughter of the late Homer A. and Maude V. Beougher Schein.
She was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church near Rockbridge and the Olivedale Senior Citizens of Lancaster.
Surviving are a brother, Homer J. (Kate) Schein of Lancaster, and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Floyd J.N. and John W. Schein, and a sister, M. Evelyn Schein.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. J. Gordon Sullivan officiating.
Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Fairview United Methodist Church, c/o Eileen Nihiser, 27899 SR 180, Rockbridge, Ohio 43149.

WILLIAM "KENNY" GLANEMANN
William "Kenny" Glanemann, 60, Corning, died Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Good Samaritan Medical Center, Zanesville.
Born Feb. 15, 1938, Congo, son of the late Jobbie and Gladys Giffin Glanemann, he was married to Mary Jo Danielson Glanemann, who survives.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee, with the Rev. Malvin Jones officiating.
Burial will be in Beach Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call after 7 p.m. today and anytime Friday at the funeral home.

RUTH TOLLIVER
Ruth B. Tolliver, 76, Logan, died Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Nov. 13, 1921, Hocking County, daughter of the late Frank J. and May Mertis Dupler, she was the widow of J. J. Tolliver.
She owned and operated J.& R. Parts and Salvage, Inc., and was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and the Logan VFW Auxiliary.
Surviving are two sons, James W. Tolliver of Oreville and John (Betty) Tolliver of Frazeysburg; three daughters, Mrs. Larry (Ruth) Garner of New Straitsville, Linda Miller of Lancaster and Nancy Echols of Columbus; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Frank David Tolliver; a daughter, Sarah Jane Francis; three brothers, Clarence, Clyde and Dwight Dupler; and three sisters, Mae Hutton, Mildred Anderson and Velma Nihiser.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. John Lutheran Church, Pleasant Valley Road off SR 180 near Logan, with John Gill officiating.
Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Hocking County.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Saturday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home and one hour prior to services at the church.

EARL "BILL" BEOUGHER
Funeral services were held Wednesday in Stoneboro, Penn., for Earl W. "Bill" Beougher, Sandy Lake, Penn., formerly of Logan, who died Sunday following a year-long battle with cancer.
Born June 6, 1930, son of the late Roy Beougher and Ethel Murphy, he was married for nearly 50 years to Violet Blough Beougher, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Danny (Jean), Larry (Debbie) and Jeff (Lisa); three daughters, Mrs. Rick (Beverly) Thompson, Deborah Mott and Mrs. Dave (Lisa) Urey, all from near Sandy Lake; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two brothers, Leroy (Dorothy) Beougher of Hebron and Jim Beougher of Meadville, Penn.; and five sisters, Mrs. Ken (Dolores) Starr of Pataskala, Mrs. James (Mae) Taulbee, Monabelle Cottrill, Mrs. Harold (Betty) Johnson and Mrs. Terry (Rose) McQuaide, all of Logan.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Darlene, and a son-in-law, Arthur Mott.

DONNA MASON
Donna Gaye Mason, 60, Logan, died Wednesday, Feb. 18 at University Medical Center, Columbus.
Born Feb. 23, 1937, Columbus, she was the daughter of the late Elmer E. and Edith Bell Bentley Linscott.
Graveside memorial services will be held at Knollwood Cemetery.
No calling hours will be observed. Ms. Mason has been cremated per her request.

DENNIS L. HOCKMAN
Dennis L. Hockman, 43, Middleport, died Friday, Feb. 20 at Veterans Memorial Hospital, Pomeroy.
Born Aug. 26, 1954, Lancaster, son of Harold and Marilyn Harmon Hockman, he was married to Teri Hockman, who survives.
A 1972 Bremen High School graduate, he was employed as a financial planner. He was former clerk/treasurer for the village of Middleport, owner of the Hockman Group and former president of Middleport Community Association. He was a member of Middleport Church of Christ and Gideons International.
Also surviving are two daughters, Dawn Hockman of Columbus and Amber Hockman of Middleport; a son, Aaron Hockman of Middleport; three brothers, Doug (Diane) Hockman of Columbus, Greg (Kim) Hockman of Bremen and Gary (Becky) Hockman of Gahanna; a grandmother, Evelyn Hockman of Bremen; mother-in-law and father-in-law. Donald and Marilyn Starkey; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Middleport Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Al Hartson officiating.
Committal services will be held 4:30 p.m. Monday at Grandview Cemetery, Bremen.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 9 Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to Gideons International or Middleport Church of Christ, 437 Main Street, Middleport, Ohio 45760.

ROLAND M. MENDER
Roland M. Mender, 71, Nelsonville, died Thursday, Feb. 19 at Pine Hills Continuing Care Center, Nelsonville.
Born June 21, 1926, Sugar Grove, son of Wilma Mills Mender of Nelsonville and the late Hubert Mender, he was married to Pamela White Mender, who survives.
Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, Nelsonville.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville.

WILLIAM T. WHITLA
William Thomas Whitla, 69, Bonita Springs. Fla., died Friday, Feb. 20 at his residence following an extended illness.
Born Feb. 29, 1928, Beaver Falls, Pa., son of the late Jay Theodore and Flora Pearl Carlton Whitla, he was married to Mary Margaret Krannitz Whitla, who survives.
A U.S. Army and Navy veteran, he served during the Korean Conflict. He was a former golf course superintendent in Avon Park, Fla. and a member of Florida Moose Lodges and American Legion in Bonita Springs, Fla.
Also surviving are a stepdaughter, Mrs. Glyn (Mary Kay) Acton of Bonita Springs, Fla.; two stepsons, Joseph Terrell of Logan and Edward Chilcote of Columbus; a brother, Theodore "Ted" Whitla of Beaver Falls, Pa.; a sister, Mary W. Peluso of New Castle, Pa.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Father Richard J. Pendolphi officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Combined Veterans of Hocking County.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.


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