Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1998

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July 13-18, 1998

EDITH ANDREWS
Edith Andrews, 97, Glouster, died Saturday, July 11.
Born Aug. 21, 1900, Corning, daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Kinder Smith, she was the widow of John H. Andrews.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Glouster Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Wednesday at the funeral home.

MISTA FOUNDS
Mista L. Founds, 40, Somerset, died Sunday, July 12 at Good Samaritan Hospice (Morrison House).
Born Sept. 28, 1957, Logan, daughter of the late Floyd Pearl and Marjorie Mohler Strawn, she was married June 29, 1986 to Charles W. "Charlie" Founds, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Heather Founds of the home; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Jason (Sue Ann) Clark of Roseville; two stepsons, Joe Founds of Somerset and Charlie Founds of Zanesville; three grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Rob (Bev) Hemsworth of Logan and Mrs. Jeff (Kelly) Mohler of Logan; two brothers, Ted (Shirley) Strawn of Nelsonville and Shawn (Kim) Strawn of Nelsonville; father- and mother-in-law Weldon and Rose Mary Founds of Somerset; many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and close friends.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Eric Shane Strawn, and a sister, Sandra Lee Strawn.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, Somerset, with Dr. Randy Hardman officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Genesis Hospice of Zanesville.

WILLIAM L. KENNARD
William L. Kennard, 63, Trimble, died Saturday, July 11 at Rock Springs Rehabilitation Center, Pomeroy.
Born July 10, 1935, Athens County, son of Opal Kennard of Glouster and the late John Kennard, he was married to Dorothy Rushing Kennard, who survives.
Masonic services will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, immediately followed by memorial services.

DOROTHY ARROWSMITH
Dorothy Mae Rinehart Arrowsmith, 75, closed her concession stand for the last time Tuesday, July 14. She passed on at Winchester Place Nursing Home in Canal Winchester after suffering from Alzheimer's.
Born in Athens County, she was the widow of Mason Arrowsmith.
She was retired from Ogden Foods.
Surviving are two daughters, Diane Kidwell-Taveria of Columbus and Mrs. Josh (Debra Kidwell) Lancaster of Lancaster; two sons, Mark (Kim) Arrowsmith and Tim (Joan) Arrowsmith, all of Columbus; eight grandchildren, Jessy and Megan Lancaster, Mark Jr. Arrowsmith, Chelsea Marie Arrowsmith, Tyler Arrowsmith, Nicholas Meece and Bryan and Garett Harper; three brothers, Frank, Ron and Bill of Logan; three sisters, Judy of Tampa, Fla., Deannie of Wildwood, Fla., and Margaret of Dayton; and many friends from the Hocking Hills region.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Berry Cemetery, Benton Township, South Bloomingville.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at Maeder-Quint-Tiberi Funeral Home, 1068 S. High St., Columbus.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Alzheimer's Association of Central Ohio, 3380 Tremont Road, Columbus, Ohio 43221.

FRANCIS GLENAMEN
Francis D. Glenamen, 75, Glouster, died Wednesday, July 15 at Chillicothe VA Medical Center.
Born July 26, 1922, Athens County, son of the late Walter and Hazel Coffman Glenamen, he was married to Betty Withem Glenamen, who survives.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Friday at the funeral home.

MARY LOHR
Mary A. Lohr, 79, Crooksville, died Wednesday, July 15 at Morrison House, Zanesville.
Born Nov. 14, 1918, Wellston, daughter of the late Motley J. and Edna Higgins Merrill, she was married for 52 years to Marcus D. Lohr Jr., who survives.
A homemaker, she was a former employee of Ohio University. She was a member of Maple Avenue Christian Church in Crooksville and the women's organization of the church. She was a 1936 graduate of Wellston High School.
Also surviving are a son, Marcus D. III and Kim Lohr of Indianapolis, Ind.; a daughter, Mrs. Dan (Barbara) Sickels of Canal Winchester; five grandchildren, Amy Sickels of State College, Penn., Jeff (Peggy) Sickels of Canal Winchester and Maggie, Devon and Emmeline Lohr of Indianapolis, Ind.; a great-grandson, Tyler Sickels of Canal Winchester; a brother, Robert (Lucy) Merrill of Chillicothe; and a sister, Billie Joanne Hastilow of Grove City.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Lanford Merrill, and four sisters, Bertha Mae Cline, Mildred Dennis, Hazel Grant and Margie Merrill.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary K. Wheeler officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

LEONA O'NEAL
Leona O'Neal, 69, Clarksburg, W.Va., formerly of Glouster, died June 23 in Clarksburg.
Born Jan. 14, 1929, Athens County, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Gladys Love.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.

HARRY CANTER JR.
Harry Canter Jr., 69, Murray City, died Monday, July 13 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Feb. 24, 1929, Hocking County, he was the son of the late Harry and Ruth M. Keiffer Canter Sr.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.
Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Thursday at the funeral home.

HUGH BURTON LITTLE
Hugh Burton Little, 86, Logan, died Monday, July 13 at Logan Health Care Center following an extended illness.
Born Jan. 20, 1912, Rockbridge, son of the late Dr. Charles E. and Jessie Florence Ruble Little, he was the widower of Velma M. Bowers Little, who died July 28, 1976.
A retired jeweler and certified master watchmaker, he, along with his wife, owned and operated Little's Jewelry Store of Logan for 30 years. A World War II Army veteran, he was a member of Watchmaker's Association of Ohio, the American Watchmaker's Institute, Logan VFA and DAV, Logan American Legion, Logan Rotary Club and Immanuel United Methodist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Robert Burton Little and fiancee Joy Carpenter and daughter Joellen Marie Carpenter of Logan and Charles Leroy (Rebecca Ann) Little of Powell; a brother-in-law, Ralph Rheinscheld of Logan; and a sister-in-law, Mary Bowers of Wilmington, Del.
Private graveside services will be held Thursday in Oak Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Gary K. Wheeler officiating.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at Roberts Funeral Home.

BOBBY L. CLARK
Bobby L. Clark, 40, Millfield, died Wednesday, July 15 at Kosciosko Community Hospital, Warsaw, Ind.
Born June 4, 1958, Nelsonville, son of Nancy Sabo Russell of Jacksonville and the late Levi Clark, he was married to Carla Grant Clark, who survives.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home.

ROBERT RIDER
Robert D. Rider Jr., 44, Gallipolis, died Wednesday, July 15 at St. Charles Hospital, Toledo.
Born Jan. 22, 1954, Oak Hill, he was the son of the Rev. Robert D. and Dorothy Wolfe Rider Sr. of New Plymouth.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Willis Funeral Home, Gallipolis, with the Rev. Danny Livingston officiating.
Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery.
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

IVAN WESLEY DAWLEY
Ivan Wesley Dawley, 79, Gladwin, Mich., died Wednesday, July, 15.
Born July 19, 1918, son of the late Ivan W. and Olive Bartow Dawley, he was married to Hester Dawley, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Shirley Needham and Pauline White, both of Michigan; three sons, Charles, Ivan and Orville, all of Michigan; 19 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Percy.
Funeral services will be Monday at Halls Funeral Home, Gladwin, Mich.

July 20-25, 1998

ROBERT LEE PARRY
Robert Lee Parry, 69, Logan, died Saturday, July 18 at his residence following an extended illness.
Born Oct. 6, 1928, Logan, son of the late Phillip and Norma Bownes Parry, he was the widower of Roberta Schmitter Parry, who died in 1987. They were married for 35 years.
A Navy veteran of the Korean conflict, Parry was a retired welder for Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc., after 22 years of service. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church, V.F.W., VA-115 Association, Korean War Veterans Chapter 151 and Knights of Columbus, St. James Council 2299. He was a local sign painter for many years. He was the artist for Logan schools and painted the large Chieftain head on display in Logan High School and Logan-Hocking Middle School.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Ron (Marcie) Janey of Logan, Mrs. Jeff (Gina) Call of Logan and Mrs. Jeff (Joli) Ellinger of Logan; one brother, John Parry of Logan; two sisters, Betty Hamilton of Logan and Mrs. Ray (Marie) Woodgeard of Logan; and six grandchildren, Bo and Jackie Janey, Jeffy, Steve and Kevin Call and Jessy Ellinger.
Funeral Mass will be 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Richard J. Pendolphi officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Veterans of Hocking County.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at Roberts Funeral Home, where Christian vigil services will be held at 7:30 p.m. today.

REV. EDNA B. HUGHES
Rev. Edna Beougher Hughes, 91, Logan died Sunday, July 19 after an extended illness.
Born Dec. 22, 1906, Good Hope Township, Hocking County, daughter of the late Lewis and Eva Later Beougher, she was the widow of Freeman C. Hughes, who died in 1975.
She was a minister, having been involved in the ministry since her early childhood. She had been very active in church and evangelical services throughout her career. She was a ventriloquist, having used her companion "Oscar" for her youth ministry.
She also was noted for her writing of poetry and hymns and had several books of her poetry published. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, where she was a member of Heidi Dennis Circle.
Surviving are a brother, Floyd H. Beougher of Worthington; two nieces, Mrs. Bernard (Carol) Deem of Powell and Mrs. Jerry (Diane) Hrivnak of Reynoldsburg; and a nephew, Mike Tucker of New Mexico.
She also was preceded in death by a brother, Lester Beougher; and two sisters, Ethel Sinnott and Ruth Loomis.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert E. Dauber officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Wednesday at Roberts Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the church.

LARRY HEFT
Larry E. Heft, 60, Lancaster, died Monday, July 20 at his residence.
Son of the late Frank E. Heft and the late Kenneth P. (Henrietta M.) Thimmes Johnson, he was married to Christy Heft, who survives.
A member of the Lancaster Board of Realtors, he was a self-employed real estate broker for Real Estate Consultants, Inc.
Also surviving are a daughter, Erin Heft of Columbus; a son, Lon Heft of the home; two brothers, Thomas L. (Linda) Heft of Pinellas Park, Fla., and Kenneth T. (Jane) Johnson of Rockbridge; three sisters, Mrs. John (Janet) Yaw of Carlisle, Penn., Joyce E. Johnson of Louisa, Va., and Mrs. Kenneth (Jill) Schueller of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Judith E. Myers.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Sheridan Funeral Home, Lancaster, with the Rev. Father James A. Geiger officiating.
Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Lancaster.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Lancaster Veterans Burial Detail.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Thursday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society of Fairfield County.

ELIJAH SMITH
Elijah E. "Punch" Smith, 83, Glouster, died Monday, July 20 at his residence.
Born Feb. 7, 1915, Hollister, son of the late Thomas and Irene Kelly Smith, he was married to Rose Shaner Smith, who survives.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home.

BETTY WESTCOTT
Betty J. "B.J." Westcott, 74, Logan, died Tuesday, July 21 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born March 12, 1924, Hocking County, daughter of the late Clyde and Ruth Backus Allbery Sr., she was the widow of Donald Eugene Westcott Sr., who died Aug. 4, 1995.
A homemaker, she along with her late husband owned and operated the Westcott Feed Company for 15 years in the Logan area and two taverns and a motel in Silvis, Ill. She was a former Sears employee and a 1941 graduate of Logan High School.
Surviving are four sons, Frederick (Sandi) Blodgett of Orion, Ill., Michael Carey of Canoga Park, Calif., Michael Blodgett of Logan and Donald E. Westcott Jr. of Silvis, Ill.; four daughters, Mrs. Terry (Sharon) Burns of Logan, Mrs. Curt (Vicki) Hill of Fairmont, Minn., Patricia Esquibel of Moline, Ill., and Diane Mathews of Logan; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Max (Patty) Allbery of Logan, Clyde (Vivian) Allbery Jr. of Columbus, Jim (Janice) Allbery of Clyde and Bill Allbery of Grove City; and a sister, Joan Fuller of New Plymouth.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Westcott, and a brother, John R. Allbery.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Dixie Bauman officiating.
Burial will be in Allbery Family Cemetery, Hocking County.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to American Heart Association of Hocking County, c/o Deborah Keynes, 295 Midland Place, Logan, Ohio 43138.

JOHN WESLEY BLACK
John Wesley Black, infant son of William and Esther George Black, died at birth Monday, July 20 at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Marion Township.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

PEARL GLENN
Pearl Glenn, 96, South Point, died Tuesday, July 21 at Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, W.Va.
Born Feb. 25, 1902, Lewis County, Ky., daughter of the late Rev. Melvin and Melinda Cooley Scott, she was the widow of Jess Glenn.
She was a member of First Pentecostal Church, South Point.
Surviving are three daughters, Hester Martin and Delores Glenn of South Point and Bonnie Martin of Logan; five sons, the Rev. Alvie Glenn of Circleville, Ernest Glenn of Chillicothe, Charles Glenn of Columbus, Bennie Glenn of Nelsonville and Lonnie Glenn of Logan; four sisters, Ethel Price of Lancaster, Dorothy Holt of Oregon, Isabelle Billings of Dayton and Edna Richards; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Schneider-Slack Funeral Home, Chesapeake, with the Revs. Chuck Mills and Otis Murphy officiating.
Burial will be in Firebrick Cemetery, Firebrick, Ky.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

CHARLENE M. GRIFFITH
Charlene M. Griffith, 84, Lake Lure, N.C., formerly of Logan, died Tuesday, July 21 in Rutherfordton Community Hospital, Rutherfordton, N.C.
Born Oct. 21, 1913, North Kenova, daughter of the late Arthur Tilden and Ethel Day South, she was the widow of Vance Griffith.
Surviving are a son, Robert (Darlene) Baker of Lake Lure, N.C.; a granddaughter, Mrs. Stacy (Kimberly) Byers of Lancaster; a great-grandson, Cody Byers of Lancaster; and a brother, James O. South of Etna.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.
Burial will be in Ewing Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home.

ALICE WOOD
Alice Marguerite Wood, 70, Nelsonville, died Thursday, July 23 at her residence.
Born Dec. 28, 1927, Fairmont, W.Va., daughter of the late Floyd and Garnet Wilson Christie, she was the widow of Melvin Lee "Tom" Wood.
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Burie L. Dye Sr.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Brooks Cemetery, Athens County.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Sunday at the funeral home.

July 27-31, 1998

CLEO ELIZABETH CLINE
Cleo Elizabeth Cline, 84, Logan, died Sunday, July 26 at Logan Health Care Center.
Born March 18, 1914, Logan, daughter of the late John Elmer and Jennie Dawson Mooney, she was married to John Wesley Cline, who survives.
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Harold Warren Scott, and a sister, Mrs. Charles (Bertha) Holdren.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Roberts Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. James R. Mathias officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Tuesday at the funeral home.

LUCILLE DORTON
Lucille Dorton, 92, Glouster, died Saturday, July 25 at Mark Rest Center, McConnelsville.
Born Dec. 12, 1905, Hocks, she was the daughter of the late John and Irma Thacker Napper.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.
Burial will be in Taylor Ridge Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.

RONALD KILBARGER
Ronald L. Kilbarger, 58, Lancaster, died Sunday, July 26 at his residence.
Born Feb. 29, 1940, son of Mary M. Shonebarger Kilbarger of Lancaster and the late Edward V. Kilbarger, he was married June 29, 1963 at St. Mark Catholic Church to Susan Jane Nungesser Kilbarger, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Michael (Julie Wilson) Kilbarger of Lancaster; three daughters, Angela Kiger of Hilliard, Mrs. Greg (Deborah) Klopfer of Baltimore and Mrs. Scott (Catherine) Wood of Lancaster; 10 grandchildren, Kyle and Andrew Kilbarger, Kaitlyn and Ryan Kiger, Caley and Samuel Klopfer and Jacob, Sarah, Aaron and David Wood; three brothers, Ed (Deedee) Kilbarger of Baltimore, Jim (Dixie) Kilbarger of Cape Coral, Fla., and Dave (Frances) Kilbarger of Milan, Mich.; three sisters, Ann Gray of Lancaster, Mrs. Ken (Rita) Kemmerer of Lancaster and Mrs. Nick (Martha) Maul of Lancaster; 10 brothers-in-law, John (Janet) Nungesser of Columbus, Joe (Alice) Nungesser of Columbus, Ed (Paula) Nungesser of Toledo, Chris Nungesser of Cambridge, Tony Nungesser of Almont, Mich., Terry (Michele) Nungesser of France, Tim (Mindy) Nungesser of Bremen, Lee (Peggy) Nungesser of Lancaster, Tom (Penny) Nungesser of Lancaster and Bill Nungesser of Lancaster; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Dave (Nancy) Cruit of Lancaster and Mary Moreland of Columbus; a father-in-law, Wilbur A. Nungesser of Lancaster; 39 nieces and nephews; 29 grandnieces and nephews; and several stepnieces and stepnephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was also preceded in death by a mother-in-law, Martha J. Rayburn Nungesser, who died Oct. 23, 1992.
Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Church, Lancaster, with Father Thomas Shonebarger, Father Richard Snoke and Father Edward Kessler officiating.
Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Lancaster Veterans Burial Detail.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 Tuesday at Sheridan Funeral Home.
Vigil services will be 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Fourth Degree Nights of Columbus services following.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Fairfield County, St. Mary School or Fisher Catholic High School.

DALE KOON
Dale Koon, 75, Nelsonville, died Sunday, July 26 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens.
Born Aug. 5, 1922, Vinton County, son of the late Walter and Lena Betts Koon, he was married to Gloria Lee Bond Koon, who survives.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit of Athens County.
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Athens County Cancer Society.

ROBERT ALAN SEIBERT
Robert Alan Seibert, 33, Logan, died Sunday, July 26 at Grant Medical Center, Columbus.
Born Dec. 15, 1964, Logan, son of Robert E. and Jane Tolliver Seibert of Logan, he was married Sept. 14, 1985 to Terry Canipe Seibert, who survives.
Also surviving are his grandparents, Ida Crowe of Delaware and Lester (Osa) Tolliver of Logan.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Walter officiating.
Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home.

FRANKLIN T. JAMES
Franklin T. James, 79, Murray City, died Monday, July 27 at his residence.
Born Aug. 28, 1918, Jobs, son of the late William and Clara McClure James, he was widower of Mabel M. Auflick James, who died Jan. 4, 1995.
He was retired from Carborundum and a member of Murray City American Legion Post 420, Eagles Aerie 1044 and VFW.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Sherry) Davis of Murray City; a granddaughter, Mrs. John (Kim) Giffen of Glouster; two grandsons, Rick Davis and Jeff (Jennifer) Davis, all of Murray City; five great-grandchildren, Johnny, Emily and Nicholas Giffen and Ashlee and Madison Davis; a brother, Robert (Helen) James of Murray City; and a sister, Luella Dixon of Logan.
He also was preceded in death by a brother, Edward W. James; and a great-granddaughter, Hanah Davis.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City, with the Rev. J. Gordon Sullivan officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial services will be conducted by Murray City American Legion Post 420 7 p.m. Wednesday, followed by memorial services by Eagles Aerie 1044 at 7:30. Both services will be at the funeral home.

LARRY E. PENNINGTON
Larry Edward Pennington, 48, Logan, died unexpectedly Monday, July 27 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Oct. 22, 1949, Portsmouth, son of the late William D. and Jewell Irene Bradford Pennington, he was married to Liza Pennington, who survives.
He was a water quality supervisor for Southeast District Office of EPA in Logan. He was a member of Logan Kiwanis and First United Methodist Church of Nelsonville. He was past master of Philodoran Masonic Lodge 157 F&AM of Nelsonville. He also was a member of Logan York Rite Masonic Bodies, Chapter 75, RAM; Hock-Hocking Council 39; Logan Commandry 78; and 32 Degree Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Cambridge.
Also surviving are a son, Arron Michael Pennington of the home.
He also was preceded in death by an infant brother.
Private funeral services will be held Wednesday with the Rev. Gary Carlson officiating.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Roberts Funeral Home.

DOROTHY BROWN
Dorothy M. Brown, 80, Murray City, died Tuesday, July 28 at University Medical Center, Columbus.
Born April 4, 1918, Murray City, daughter of the late Andrew and Grace Kidd Robson, she was married for 59 years to David Willard "Bill" Brown, who survives.
For many years, Dorothy and her husband assisted their son, David, in his day-to-day operation of Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan, Brown Funeral Home in Murray City and Warren-Brown Funeral Home in Nelsonville. She attended Murray City United Methodist Church and was a member of United Methodist Women of the church. She was a member of Senior Citizens of Murray City and the Scenic Hills Senior Center of Logan. She was past president of Nelsonville Emblem Club 97 and former treasurer of Murray City High School Alumni Association. She was a 1936 Murray City High School graduate.
Also surviving are a son, David P. (Sharlene) Brown of Logan; three grandchildren, Greg and Matthew Brown of Logan and Jeff (Carrie) Brown of Dayton; two great-grandchildren, Caitlin and Parker Brown of Dayton; a brother, Paul F. Robson of Murray City; two sisters, Gladys G. Hayes of Logan and Florence Parks of Akron; and two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Donald (Ruth) Saulbeamer and Georgianne Brown of Nelsonville.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City, with the Rev. Gary K. Wheeler officiating.
Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery, Logan.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at the funeral home.

ADA WALLACE
Ada Wallace, 79, Buchtel, died Monday, July 27 at Doctor's Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Sept. 5, 1918, Buchtel, daughter of the late Edward and Mabel Martin Smathers, she was the widow of Thomas W. Wallace, who died July 6, 1993.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in End of the Trail Cemetery, Clintonville, W.Va.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today and until service time Thursday at the funeral home.

EDITH SNYDER
Edith I. Snyder, 86, Lancaster, died Wednesday, July 29 at Crestview Manor Nursing Home 1.
Daughter of the late George and Edith Neeley, she was married to James. E. Snyder, who survives.
She was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church and a registered nurse.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Nick (Donna) Pandolf of Cocoa Beach, Fla., and Mrs. Todd (Rebecca "Becky") Gilbreath of Stow; a son, James W. Snyder of Lancaster; four grandchildren, Michelle Pandolf, Tony Pandolf, Mrs. Todd (Terri) Frank and Benjamin Gilbreath; four great-grandchildren, Stacey and Steven Campbell and Anastacia and Cassandra Pandolf; two sisters, Dorothy Moore of Springfield, formerly of Lancaster, and Evie Snyder of Lancaster; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Lancaster, with Pastor John Davidson officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Rose Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at Halteman-Fett and Dyer Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church Building Fund.

KERMIT BLISS
Private services were held recently for Kermit G. Bliss, 78, Mentor, who died July 20 at his residence following a long battle with cancer.
Born April 1, 1920, Elmore, son of the late Rev. and Mrs. Elmer Bliss, he was married for 52 years to Marian Bliss.
He attended high school in Logan, where his father was pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44119.
Arrangements were by Blessing Funeral Home, Mentor.

LLOYD DILLE
Lloyd D. Dille, 73, Laurelville, died Thursday, July 30 at his residence.
Born Dec. 18, 1924, Hocking County, son of Oman C. Dille and the late Esther E. Smith Dille, he was married to Dorothy Tatman Garrett Dille, who survives.
He was retired from Eshelman's and Bates and Rogers Construction. He was a member of Laurel Hills United Methodist Church and was a World War II Army veteran.
Also surviving are six daughters, Mrs. Clifford (Katherine Marie) Ream of Laurelville, Mrs. Billie (Marguerite) Riddle of Chillicothe, Mrs. Joe (Donna Jean) Brown of Chillicothe, Mrs. Jack (Clara Belle) House of Circleville, Mrs. Don (Karen) Thompson of Wingate, N.C., and Cheryl Hurlbut of Lancaster; a son, Kenneth O. (Marge) Dille of Laurelville; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Bill (Jane) Reid of Laurelville; 28 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Frank (Shell) Binkley of Columbus and Kenneth (Lou) Dille of Circleville; and two sisters, Charlotte Ash and Sheila Tisdale, both of Laurelville.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Frances M. Jinks Dille; three grandchildren, Terry House, Colin Hurlbut and Alan Riddle; and two sisters, Margaret Johnson and Ragene Crouse.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Laurel Hills United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lawrence Sullivan officiating.
Burial will be in Green Summit Cemetery, Adelphi.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Wellman Funeral Home, Laurelville.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Ross County Hospice.

DONALD RILEY SR.
Donald E. Riley Sr., 70, Nelsonville, died Thursday, July 30 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born March 29, 1928, Athens County, son of the late Arthur and Nina Marks Riley, he was the widower of Frances Marie Riley, who died June 3, 1997.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit.
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.


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