Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1998

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May 11-16, 1998

GOLDIE M. McDANIEL
Goldie M. McDaniel, 101, New Plymouth, died Sunday, May 10 at Logan Health Care Center.
Born Feb. 17, 1897, Athens County, daughter of the late Charles and Eva Jane Harbarger Kennard, she was married to the late Jay R. McDaniel.
She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church.
Surviving are three sons, Hobart W. (Gertrude) McDaniel of New Plymouth, Myrle L. (Nettie) McDaniel of New Plymouth and Jay R. (Aggie) McDaniel of Logan; five daughters, Mrs. Carl (Mildred) Loomis of Logan, Mrs. Earl (Ruth) Arnett of Logan, Mrs. Denver (Clara) Edgar of Logan, Mrs. Fred (Maxine) Blanchard of Columbus, and Mrs. Gene (Carolyn) Sheline of Rockbridge; a brother, Jim Kennard of New Plymouth; several grandchildren, including Mrs. Don (Kay) Wood of Athens, whom she raised in her home; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Gladys Marie Doolittle; a grandson, Brent Doolittle, whom she raised in her home; seven brothers, Chester, Don, Clyde, Melvin, Mervin, Herman and Clarence Kennard; and four sisters, Alice McAfee, Hattie McAfee, Ester White and Mildred Walters.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan with the Rev. James Lambert officiating.
Interment will be in Asbury Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

MAXINE WILLIAMS
Maxine Williams, 74, Logan, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 10 at her residence.
Born March 5, 1924, Logan, daughter of the late Elmer and Clara Belle Koon Hamilton, she was married to Joseph I. Williams Sr., who survives.
She was a homemaker.
Also surviving are four sons, Merle E. (Darlene) Lanning of Nelsonville, Willard L. (Kay) Burns of Corning, Roger L. (Kay) Burns of Corning, and Harold Wayne (Linda) Burns of New Plymouth; a stepson and daughter-in-law, Joe (Teenie) Williams Jr. of Marysville; a brother, Louis (Betty) Hamilton of Logan; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by four brothers, Lawrence, Donald, Vincent and Marcus Hamilton; and three sisters, Mayme Bowles, Beatrice Smith and Freda Disbennett.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, with Rev. Tom D. Walz officiating.
Burial will be in Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery, Perry County.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
It is suggested memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, c/o Deborah Keynes, 295 Midland Place, Logan, Ohio 43138.

EDWARD CHESSER
Edward W. Chesser, 83, Luray, Va., formerly of New Marshfield, died recently in Luray.
Son of the late William and Mary Chesser, he was the widower of B. Virgene Chesser, who died Oct. 24, 1982.
Graveside funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Asbury Cemetery, Nelsonville.
There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are by the Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.

LESTER I. SPARKS
Lester Isom Sparks, 75, passed away Tuesday, May 12 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 7, 1923, Carbon Hill, son of the late Fernando and Lora Hogan Sparks, he was the widower of Kathryn Marie Smith, who he married June 19, 1941.
He retired from Hocking County Division of Ohio Department of Transportation. A World War II Navy veteran, he received America Area, European-African Middle East Area and Asiatic-Pacific Area ribbons. He was a life member of Logan VFW Post 6430 and a member of Logan DAV Chapter 68, Logan Moose Lodge 873, Logan AMVETS Post 1776, Logan Eagles Aerie 2168, Buckeye Lake Eagles, Buckeye Lake Big Buck Club and National Rifle Association.
Surviving are three sons, Dennis O. Sparks of Atwater, Calif., David L. Sparks of New Lothrop, Mich., and Stephen Sparks of Logan; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Nathan Sparks of Phoenix, Ariz.; and two sisters, Samantha Bauman of Eugene, Ore., and Alberta LeDesma of Phoenix, Ariz.
He also was preceded in death by four half brothers, William, Albert, Henry and Charles Sparks; and two half sisters, Ida Locke and Goldie Hogan.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. David Scott officiating.
Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Hocking County Combined Color Guard Unit.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Friday and until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home.

LETHA B. GRAHAM
Letha B. Graham, 87, Logan, died Wednesday, May 13 at Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus.
Born June 20, 1910, Grantsville, W.Va., daughter of the late Henry and Eliza Stump Props, she was the widow of Earnest Graham.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving are four daughters, Pauline Bush and Mrs. Raymond (Norma) McQuaide, both of Logan, and Mrs. Charles (Donna) Bell and Catherine Elsner, both of Alliance; 27 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and four stepgrandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by three sons, Kenneth, Wayne A. and Edwin K. Kelley; three brothers, Alva, Charles and Harley Props; three sisters, Thelma Murphy, Eva Smith, Florida Roberts; and two grandsons.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Heinlein Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. N. Ralph Cordle officiating.
Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery.
Friends may call after 11 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home.

VIRGINIA L. ZINN
Virginia L. Zinn, 66, Logan, died Thursday, May 14 at her residence.
Born July 14, 1931, Nelsonville, daughter of Florence Ray Burchfield of Nelsonville and the late Andrew Burchfield, she was married for 49 years to George Zinn, who survives.
She retired as a press operator from Goodyear after 27 years of service.
Also surviving are a son, David (Karla) Zinn of Logan; three daughters, Mrs. Bill (Gayle Marie) Woodgeard of Grove City, Mrs. Dale (Marylin Kay) Holden of Logan and Carolyn Sue Saunders of Logan; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three brothers, Roger Burchfield of Millfield, Charles Burchfield of Madison, Wisc., and Jerry Burchfield of Nelsonville; a half brother, Alva Tucker of New York City; and a sister, Mrs. Charles (Charlene) Johnson of Logan.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday At Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with Minister Vernon W. Barrell officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove 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 Appalachian Community Hospice, 282 E. State St., Athens, Ohio 45701.

DOROTHY F. CHILDERS
Dorothy Floretta Childers, 84, Junction City, went home to be with our Lord Friday, May 15 at her residence.
Born Oct. 2, 1913, daughter of the late Frank and Ruth Ashbaugh, she was the widow of Clyde Childers.
A retired restaurant worker, she was a member of Salem Chapel U.B. in Christ Church of Junction City.
Surviving are a son, David Childers; four daughters, Mrs. Robert (Betty) Middaugh and Mrs. Donald (Wilma) Mohler, all of Junction City, and Mrs. Ken (Georganne) Daubenmire and Mrs. Jim (Floretta) Johnston, all of Rushville; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Wilford Ashbaugh and Lee (Ruth) Ashbaugh, all of Junction City; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Ray and Virginia Childers, both of Columbus; a nephew, Merle Ashbaugh; and a niece, Linda Miller.
She also was preceded in death by three sisters-in-law, Edith Ashbaugh, Emma Abel and Garnet Childers; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Salem Chapel U.B. Church, Junction City, with the Rev. Robert Blaine officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 at Snyder-Sheridan Funeral Home, Bremen.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Fairfield County.

May 18-23, 1998

VIRGIE WADLEY
Virgie R. Wadley, 91, Chauncey, died Saturday, May 16 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home, The Plains.
Born Jan. 24, 1907, Athens County, she was the daughter of the late George and Ruby Crane Hook.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with the Rev. Steve Bentley officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home.

ROGER CAMPBELL
Roger Campbell, 85, Nelsonville, died Monday, May 18 at Logan Health Care Center.
Born May 4, 1913, Athens County, son of the late Arlie and May Walker Campbell, he was the widower of Erfie Gaston Campbell.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

MILDRED FRANCIS
Mildred L. Francis, 94, Nelsonville, died Monday, May 18 at Logan Health Care Center.
Born Jan. 22, 1904, Athens County, daughter of the late William Albert and Alma Linn Patton, she was the widow of John E. Francis, who died Aug. 11, 1990.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to service time Thursday at the funeral home.

ROBERT "JONESY" JONES
Robert F. "Jonesy" Jones, 59, Logan, died Sunday, May 17 at his residence.
Born April 20, 1939, River Rouge, Mich., son of Roland Oiler of Wellston and the late Edna Mae Jones, he was married to Leva M. Stover Jones, who survives.
He worked for several years for Shelly-Sands Sand and Gravel Company of Zanesville. He was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran with service in Korea. He was commander of VFW Post 6430 of Logan from 1993 to 1997, where he was also a life member. From 1996 to 1998 he was adjutant of American Legion Post 78 of Logan. He was a member of AMVETS Post 1776 of Logan and was chaplain of the Marine Corp League Lancaster Leathernecks. He also was a former Sunday school teacher at Highlands Baptist Church, Grove City.
Also surviving are son, Rick (Sheila) Jones of Columbus; two daughters, Mrs. Adel (Linda) Mikhale of Highlands, N.J., and Mrs. Joshua (Holly) Cox of Grove City; and nine grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a brother.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Thomas officiating.
Burial will be in Ridgewood Cemetery, Wellston.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Veterans Organization of Hocking County.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Wednesday at the funeral home.

JAMES MODESITT
James W. Modesitt, 78, Logan, died Sunday, May 17 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
He was the widower of Ruby Modesitt, who died in December 1994.
He was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired after 20 years at DCSC.
Surviving are three children, Betty Vinson of Florida, James Modesitt of Arizona and Sandra Coakley of Logan; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Essie May Adams of Coolville.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, 650 Waterloo St., Canal Winchester.
Burial and military graveside rites will be in Arlington Cemetery, Canal Winchester.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

JORDAN GROVE
Jordan David Grove, 15 days old, son of David and Amy Hatfield of Logan, died Tuesday, May 19 at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.
He was born May 4 in Columbus.
Also surviving are two brothers, Timothy and Kyle Grove, both of the home; grandparents Wayne (Sandy) Grove, Harold (Donna) Phillips and Tom (Evelyn) Hatfield, all of Logan; and great-grandparents Charles (Dorothy) Smith and Jane Phillips, all of Logan.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Lacey Jo Grove.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Knollwood Cemetery with the Rev. Vernon Barrell officiating.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

KENNETH POTTS
Kenneth Leroy Potts, 70, Nelsonville, died Monday, May 18 at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, from cancer.
Born May 17, 1928, The Plains, son of the late Floyd Sidney and Mary Alma Hale Potts, he was married for 45 years to Julie Anne Potts, who survives.
A graduate of Nelsonville High School, he was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a life member of Nelsonville VFW Post 3764 and a member of Logan Moose Lodge 873. He was employed by North American Rockwell in Columbus for 19 years and worked for T&M Machine in Nelsonville until his retirement. He enjoyed golf and the View Point radio program.
Also surviving are a son, Ken (Brenda) Potts of Madison, Ind.; a daughter, Leeanna Joe Potts of The Plains; two sisters, Mrs. Jerry (Doris) Matheny of Stockport and Mrs. William (Patricia) James of Guysville; and a special aunt, Sally Gabriel of The Plains.
He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, an infant son, and a sister, Carol Petericonis.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with the Rev. David L. Cogar officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit.
Friends may call 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial services will be conducted 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home by Logan Moose Lodge 873.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made the the American Cancer Society.

JACKIE LEE SMITH
Jackie Lee Smith, 56, Athens, died Monday, May 18 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens.
Born Feb. 14, 1942, Columbus, he was the son of Ray and Mary Smith Calvert of Buchtel.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield.
Military graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday at Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield.
Friends may call from noon until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.

DONALD YATES
Donald L. Yates, 84, Reynoldsburg, died Monday at Pataskala Oaks Care Center.
Son of the late John and Margaret Yates, he was the widower of Laura Pheister Yates.
A Logan High School graduate, he was a member of Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church. He was a retired service station owner and a Marine veteran of World War II.
Surviving are two sons, Michael (Barbara) Yates of Pataskala and Jan (Pat) Yates of Reynoldsburg; two daughters, Mrs. Terry (Lauren) Nader of Reynoldsburg and Mrs. Earl (Ann) Martin of Logan; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, John Yates of Logan; a brother-in-law, Marvin Pheister of Reynoldsburg; and dear friend Mary Markey of Reynoldsburg.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Clifford, Roy and Chester.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Cotner Funeral Home, 7369 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, with the Rev. Kathleen Brown officiating.
Burial will be in Silent Home Cemetery, Reynoldsburg.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Thursday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1435 B W. Main St., Newark, Ohio 43055.

ALFRED HOWDYSHELL
Alfred Russell Howdyshell, 76, Boone, N.C., formerly of Logan, died Wednesday, May 20 at his residence.
Born Nov. 4, 1921, Hocking County, son of the late Alfred William and Bessie Ruth Goodlive Howdyshell, he was the widower of Zelma Lavey Howdyshell.
A World War II Army veteran, he was a retired truck driver and a member of Logan VFW 6430, Logan AMVETS 1776 and Junction City American Legion 376.
Surviving are a daughter, Darlene Beasley of Boone, N.C.; three granddaughters, Mrs. Brian (Heather) Moody of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Nicole and Jennifer Howdyshell of Columbus; a great-granddaughter, Morgan Elizabeth Moody of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a brother, Paul Howdyshell of Logan; a sister, Mrs. Bill (Jane) Cox of Logan; two nephews, Lee (Melissa) Howdyshell of Logan and Bill (Cathy) Cox of Logan; and a niece, Mrs. Mark (Paula) Wade of Baltimore.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Dale Russell Howdyshell, and a brother, Norman Eugene Howdyshell.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Gary Wheeler officiating.
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Friends may call one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 151 Lake St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130-2589.

RICHARD JACKSON
Richard W. Jackson, 83, Sugar Grove, died Wednesday, May 20 at Fairfield Medical Center.
He was the widower of Gladys Jackson.
He was retired from Diamond Power Specialty Company, where he was a lift truck operator. He was a U.S. Marine veteran of World War II and a member of VFW Lodge 6430 of Logan.
Surviving are a son, Richard "Cleveland" (Jane) Jackson of Sugar Grove; a daughter, Mrs. John (Margie) Funk of Logan; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Betty (Lewis) Bay of Lancaster; and many nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.
Cremation has taken place.
Graveside services will be announced at a later date by Frank E. Smith Funeral Home, Lancaster.

IRENE McDANIEL
Irene A. McDaniel, 88, Columbus, formerly of Nelsonville, died Wednesday, May 20 at Mount Carmel Hospital East, Columbus.
Born Nov. 29, 1909, Wellston, daughter of the late Sherman Prater and Etta "Doll" Martin Prater Arnold, she was the widow of Asa McDaniel, who died in 1959.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery.
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.

HOWARD NELSON
Howard Wayne Nelson, 77, Logan, died Wednesday, May 20 at his residence.
Born May 14, 1921, Dyesville, son of the late Ervel and Lorinda Bail Nelson, he was married to Ocean Starr Nelson of Logan, who survives.
He worked at Sun Glow Furniture, Visador-Coffman Stair Company and Wolsky Staircase Company, all of Logan. He was a veteran of World War II Army-Air Force. He was in the 356th Fighter Group where he was a medic and ambulance driver. He was a member of VFW.
Surviving are a son, Terry (Diana) Nelson of Logan; two grandchildren, Ryan Butcher of Logan and Terri Nelson of Logan; two step-grandchildren, Bethany Travis of Logan and Tom Travis of Logan; a step-grandchild, Malyki Oesterle; five brothers, Ralph Nelson of Logan, Clyde Nelson of Logan, Clay Nelson of Norwalk, Charles Nelson of Chillicothe and Walter Nelson of Minnesota; and a sister, Madeline Moore of Lancaster.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ray Nelson and William Nelson; and three sisters, Jessie Woolever, Lena Bailey and Pauline Stephenson.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with Pastor Roger Fidler officiating.
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Hocking County Combined Color Guard Unit.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Appalachia, P.O. Box 873, Athens, Ohio 45701.

THOMAS ELLIOTT
Thomas J. Elliott, 48, Buchtel, died Thursday, May 21 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Dec. 23, 1939, Nelsonville, he was the son of Mary Donahue Elliott of Nelsonville, and the late Clifford Elliott.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

CAROL ROSE STUMP
Carol Rose Stump, 54, Nelsonville, died Friday, May 22 at her residence.
Born Dec. 18, 1943, Buffalo, N.Y., she was the daughter of Dorothy H. Blasgkowiak Nelson of Syracuse, N.Y. and the late Edward Nelson.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

May 25-30, 1998

MARION CORNE SR.
Marion Corne Sr., 77, Circleville, died Friday, May 22 at Berger Hospital, Circleville.
Born April 26, 1921, Jackson Township, son of the late Dustin and Bessie Woolever Corne, he was married to Ruth Keck Corne, who survives.
He was a retired farmer, a supply sergeant for Lockbourne Air Force Base, a custodian for Brooks-Yates School and an Army veteran of World War II.
Also surviving are two sons, James (Carol) Corne of Westerville and Marion (Judy) Corne of Kenton; two daughters, Mrs. Roger (Barbara) Morrison and Mrs. Bruce (Cynthia) Rickerd, all of Circleville; nine grandchildren; three brothers, Donald of Laurelville, Bill of Columbus and Jack of Troy; and two sisters, Betty Harper of Laurelville and Virginia Hunter of Columbus.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville.
Burial will be in Forest Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Pickaway County.

NEIL DECKER
Neil Decker, 91, Murray City, died Sunday, May 24 at Pine Hills Continuing Care Center, Nelsonville.
Born June 30, 1906, New Pittsburgh, son of the late Edward and Nancy Lanning Decker, he was the widower of Mary Eva Wright Decker, who died April 8, 1978.
A retired coal miner, he was a member of the Pentecostal faith. He was past secretary of the United Mine Workers Association and was active in Community Action in the Murray City area.
Surviving are two sons, John C. (Mary) Decker and Garland "Gary" (Joyce) Decker, all of Raleigh, N.C.; five daughters, Dorothy A. Mason of Murray City, Mrs. Bill (Lola) Rowan of Tipp City, Mrs. Wendell (Carolyn) Donahoe of Logan, Mrs. Lon (Sally) Messenger of Warrenville, Ill., and Mrs. Tom (Nancy) Snedeker of Newark; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and six sisters.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with Pastor Ivan Pullin Jr. officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Wednesday at the funeral home.

DONALD PICKETT
Donald J. Pickett, 64, Logan, formerly of Nelsonville, died Saturday, May 23 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 23, 1934, Athens County, son of the late Joseph Eugene and Nellie Wine Pickett, he was married to Charlotte Keeney Pickett, who survives.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit.
Special services were conducted 1 p.m. Monday by the Lions Club of Nelsonville.

DATTINE "TINY" HESKETT
Dattine B. "Tiny" Heskett, 57, Athens, died Monday, May 25 in The Plains as the result of an automobile accident on Lemaster Road.
Born Jan. 5, 1941, Athens County, daughter of the late John and Flossie Stem Stansberry, she was the widow of Luther W. Heskett, who died Aug. 24, 1984.
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Denver L. Shover Sr., who died June 14, 1970.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Nelsonville Holiness Mission.
Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery.
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville, and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.

DELBERT COE
Delbert Coe, 89, Carbon Hill, died Thursday, May 28 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Oct. 24, 1908, son of Jack and Maude Donahue Coe, he was the widower of Cora Belle Smith Coe, who died March 28, 1977.
A World War II Navy veteran, he was the former owner and operator of a grocery store in Carbon Hill.
Surviving are a niece, Mrs. Richard (Eleanor) McGrath of Logan, and several other nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Rufus and Donald Coe, and two sisters, Gertrude Coe Briley and Therma Coe.
No funeral services will be held.
Burial will be Saturday in Carbon Hill Cemetery.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.

MARY LOU SMATHERS
Mary Lou Smathers, 63, Nelsonville, died Wednesday, May 27 at Doctors North Hospital, Columbus, following an extended illness.
Born June 6, 1934, Logan, daughter of the late James Anthony and Ina Angline Henry Malone Alvis, she was married to Carl Edward Smathers, who survives.
She was a homemaker and a member of Oak Grove Wesleyan Church, Nelsonville.
Also surviving are three daughters, Christy Kinnison of Nelsonville, Kay Winchell of Nelsonville and Mrs. John (Jennifer) Jones of Franklin; a son, Jeffery (Tina) Smathers of The Plains; two stepdaughters, Carol Dane of Nelsonville and Shirley Whalley of Carbon Hill; a stepson, Paul (Diana) Smathers of Nelsonville; two brothers, Williard E. Malone of Lancaster and John Malone of Lawton, Okla.; nine grandchildren; and nine step-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Elmer and William Malone, and a sister, Elsie Mae Malone.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. David Cogar officiating.
Burial will be in Shaw Cemetery, Falls Township, Hocking County.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today and 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

SHIRLEY MORRISON WALTER
Shirley A. Morrison Walter, 55, Logan, died Thursday, May 28 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born Dec. 28, 1942, Glouster, she was married to Larry A. Walter, who survives.
A graduate of The Plains High School, she was a former employee of the T.S. Trim Company of Athens and a lifetime member of Gold Wings Road Rider Association.
Also surviving are two sons, Rodney (Melinda) Morrison of Highland, Mich., and Jack Morrison of Columbus; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Tamara) Mash of Chauncey; four stepdaughters, Vickie Fortin and Judith Nekke of Pontiac, Mich., Mrs. Tim (Deborah) Wykle of Logan and Mrs. Jeff (Diana) Read of South Perry; a stepson, David Walter of Logan; five grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and 12 step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a stepson, Farris Morrison Jr.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Clarence Thompson officiating.
Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery, Hocking County.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Saturday at the funeral home.

ALVA WEAVER
Alva C. Weaver, 81, Laurelville, died Wednesday, May 27 at Plantation General Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Born Dec. 14, 1916, Hocking County, son of Carl and Mary Schwalbaugh Weaver, he was married to Joyce Gloyd Weaver, who survives.
A World War II Army veteran, he was retired from Ralston Purina and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ in Christian Union.
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Louise) Butts of Laurelville; a granddaughter, Caressa Butts; five stepsons, Gary (Debbie) Gloyd, Chester (Jackie) Gloyd, David Gloyd and Dean (Rory) Gloyd, all of Ashville, and Roger (Cheryl) Gloyd of Chillicothe; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Keith (Debbie) Archer of Ashville; 15 step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Doyle Weaver of Circleville; a stepsister, Mrs. John (Marge) Gordon of Laurelville; two stepbrothers, Harold and Alva Wynkoop of Circleville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Emma Coakley; a brother, Glennel Weaver; and special friend June Notestone.
Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ in Christian Union with the Rev. Leland Johnson officiating.
Burial will be in Green Summit Cemetery, Adelphi, with military honors.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville and 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Wellman Funeral Home, Laurelville.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ in Christian Union.


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