Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1998

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Sept. 12, 1998

JOSEPH BORGHESE 
Joseph Anthony Borghese, 22, Hubert, N.C., formerly of New Straitsville, died Sunday Sept. 6 in Logan as the result of an automobile accident 
Born April 17, 1976, Columbus, son of Linda Barton McGrew of New Straitsville and the late Joseph Anthony Borghese Sr., he was married to Barbara Woolard Borghese, who survives. 
He was a lance corporal in the U.S. Marine Corp. 
Surviving are a daughter, Kaitlyn JoAnn Borghese of the home; two brothers, Byron K. Brooks and John McGrew, both of New Straitsville; grandparents Charles and Patricia Barton of New Straitsville and Marion and Katherine Borghese of Columbus; and a step-grandmother, Balerie Powell of Columbus. 
He was preceded in death by a stepfather, John McGrew. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with Father John Mucha officiating. 
Burial will be in New Straitsville Cemetery. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Thursday at the funeral home. 
Military graveside services will be conducted by U.S. Marine Corps Inspector-Instructor Staff of Columbus. 

WILLIAM "BILL" CLINE 
William "Bill" A. Cline, 67, Jacksonville, died Saturday, Sept. 5 at his residence. 
Born March 1, 1931, Chauncey, son of the late Joe and Rosey Locke Cline, he was married to Pauline Hartley Cline, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Concord Christian Church. 
Burial will be in Concord Cemetery. 
Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Athens Area Hospice, P.O. Box 873, Athens, Ohio 45701. 

NORMA GUINTHER 
Norma Louise Thompson Guinther, 77, Glouster, died Sunday, Sept. 6 at her residence. 
Born Aug. 13, 1921, Athens County, daughter of the late Leland "Peck" Stanford and Lucille Duncan Thompson, she was the widow of Richard Guinther. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Glouster United Methodist Church. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Wednesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Appalachian Community Hospice, 280 E. State St., Athens, Ohio 45701. 

ROBERT JAMES 
Robert E. James, 74, Murray City, died Friday, Sept. 4 in Murray City. 
Born Feb. 8, 1924, Jobs, son of the late William and Clara McClure James, he was married to Helen Foley James, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City. 
Burial will be in Conner Cemetery. 
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit. 
Eagle and American Legion memorial services were held Monday at the funeral home. 

MARGARET RUDAI 
Margaret T. Rudai, 70, Millfield, died Saturday, Sept. 5 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville. 
Born July 9, 1928, Millfield, daughter of the late Daniel and Margaret Spisak Nogrady, she was the widow of Julius Rudai. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Buchtel. 
Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, where wake services will be held at 4 p.m. 

GEORGE TIPTON 
George Eli Tipton, 75, Logan, died Saturday, Sept. 5 at Logan Health Care Center. 
Born March 9, 1923, Detroit, Mich., he was the son of the late Frank and Lola Booth Tipton. 
Retired after 23 years as a teacher from Logan-Hocking School District, he was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Logan Kiwanis, Retired Teachers Association and Hocking County Historical Society and was a former Key Club sponsor. 
Surviving are a brother, Frank Tipton of Battle Creek, Mich.; two sisters, Frances Mautz of Apache Junction, Ariz., and Dorothy Hoffman of Logan; and several nieces and nephews. 
He also was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Todd. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with Pastor Rob Dauber officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Wednesday at the funeral home. 

EDNA I. CARTER 
Edna Irene Carter, 79, Glouster, died Monday, Sept. 7 at Hickory Creek Nursing Center, The Plains. 
Born Sept. 15, 1918, Athens County, daughter of the late Albert and Sophia Pritchard Gardner, she was married for 50-plus years to James M. Carter Sr., who survives. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City. 
Burial will be in Concord Cemetery, Athens County. 
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

JOSEPH M. CRAIG 
Joseph M. Craig, 21, Camp LeJeune, N.C., died Sunday, Sept. 6 as a result of an auto accident in Logan. 
Born July 7, 1977, Lebanon, Ky., he was son of Joseph M. and Glenda J. Townsend Craig of Vero Beach, Fla. 
He was a U.S. Marine. 
Interment will be in Ashland Memorial Chapel in Fefferson, N.C. 
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 

MABEL M. LEHMAN 
Mabel M. Lehman, 93, Logan, died Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Homested Nursing Center, Lancaster. 
Born Dec. 29, 1904, Leesburg, daughter of the late Burch J. and Daisy B. Taylor Kerns, she was the widow of Harry J. Lehman. 
Surviving are two sons, James (Mary Ann) Lehman of Rockbridge and Richard Lehman of Nelsonville; a daughter, Mrs. Philip (Louise) Smith of Lancaster; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and three stepgreat-great-grandchildren. 
She also was preceded in death by a sister, Gertrude Fisk; a brother, Wilbur Kerns. 
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Smith Chapel Cemetery, with the Rev. Roger Fidler officiating. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 

NANCY K. McGLOTHLIN 
Nancy K. McGlothlin, 49, Logan, died Tuesday, Sept. 8 at her residence. 
Born June 25, 1949, Lancaster, daughter of Margaret G. Nichols Inboden of Logan and the late Atlee W. Inboden, she was married to her husband of 29 years, Gary L. McGlothlin, who survives. 
A member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Gore, she was a former member of Bethany United Methodist Church and a former piano player at several area churches. 
A retired LPN, she was actively involved in cancer support groups in Lancaster and Logan. A 1967 graduate of Logan High School, she attended Columbus Career Academy and Jackson Manpower Center. She graduated from Southeastern Ohio School of Nursing in Nelsonville as an LPN. 
Also surviving are three sons, Joshua D. (Kimberly D.) McGlothlin of Kingston, and Scott E. and Jeffrey W. McGlothlin, both of the home; two brothers, Alan (Cindy) Inboden of Virginia Beach, Va. and Stephen Inboden of El Paso, Texas; and a sister, Martha McGlothlin of Logan. 
She also was preceded in death by a son, Andrew Jason McGlothlin; a brother, Jeffrey Inboden; and a brother-in-law, Jerald McGlothlin. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at New Hope United Methodist Church, Gore, with the Rev. Carolyn Hoskinson officiating. 
Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. 
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Logan Cancer Support Group, c/o, Donna Irvine, 316 E. Main St., Logan, Ohio 43138. 

JAMES J. VANCE 
James Johnathon Vance, 31, Hilliard, died Sunday, Sept. 6. 
Son of James C. Vance of Port Clinton and Marcia G. Vance of Port Clinton, he was married to Cathlene A. Vance, who survives. 
A member of St. Brendan Catholic Church, he was employed by Deloitte & Touche since 1989. 
A graduate of Ohio University College of Business Administration, he earned a Master of Taxation from Capital University. He was a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner. 
Also surviving are two daughters, Jessica Morgan Vance and Jennifer Madison Vance; a brother, Rich (Monica) Vance of Port Clinton; a father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clyde and Diane Campbell of Nelsonville; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Cliff and Shannon Campbell of Hot Springs, Ark., Shane and Carrie Campbell of Toledo and Lance Campbell of Nelsonville; several aunts; uncles; and a host of friends. 
He also was preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard and Helen Robron. 
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Brendan Catholic Church, 4475 Dublin Road, Hilliard, with Celebrant Father Raymond Carter officiating. 
At the request of the family there will be no calling hours. 
Arrangements will be by Tidd Funeral Home, 5265 Norwich St., Hilliard. 

DORIS HINTON 
Doris Hinton, 77, Pike Run Road, Laurelville, died Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Mount Carmel West Hospital, Columbus. 
Born June 13, 1921, Groveport, daughter of the late Austin and Ottie McDonald Routte, she was the widow of Harold Hinton, who died March 10, 1995. The couple were married Oct. 28, 1938. 
Surviving are two sons, Donald (Carolyn) Hinton of Laurelville and Ronnie (Sheila) Hinton of Londonderry; four daughters, Mrs. Damon (Mary) Crosby of Laurelville, Mrs. Glenn (Karen) Smith of Adelphi, Mrs. Tommy (Rita) Seymour of Laurelville and Mrs. Ronald (Beverly) McNichols of Laurelville; two sisters, Ada McNichols of Tarlton and Glenna McNichols of South Bloomingville; 21 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. 
She also was preceded in death by a brother, Orland Routte; and a sister, Maxine Morrison. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hill Funeral Home, Kingston, with the Rev. Lynn Summers officiating. 
Burial will be in Green Summit Cemetery, Adelphi. 
Friends may call 4 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

CATHERINE POLING 
Catherine Louise Poling, 83, Hilliard, formerly of Logan, died Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Mill Run Care Center, Hilliard. 
Born May 19, 1915, daughter of the late John and Catherine Schrader, she was the widow of Harry F. Poling, who died in 1993. 
Survivors include a daughter, Rita Jane Hines; a grandson, Justin Hines; and two sisters, Agnes Estep and Anne Joos. 
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. 
The family suggests donations for masses in Mrs. Poling's honor. 

ORPHA HILL 
Orpha M. Martin Hill, 71, Heath, died Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Licking Memorial Hospital. 
Born Aug. 29, 1927, Webster Springs, W.Va., daughter of the late Oscar and Irene Morrison Lewis, she was married to George Hill, who survives. 
She was a member of Christian Apostolic Church in Newark and was retired from Larsan Manufacturing. 
Also surviving are two daughters, Vicki Glaizer of Heath and Mrs. Dusty (Mollie) Saulbeamer of Tipp City; two grandsons, Chris (Lori) Sterling of Heath and Korby (Amy) Karns of Dayton; three great-grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; two brothers, Donald (Mary) Lewis of St. Louisville and Thomas Lewis of Heath; seven sisters, Mrs. Rex (Geraldine) Grady of Newark, Mrs. James (Margaret) Collins of New Straitsville, Mrs. Don (Lovella) Whitehouse of Glenwood, Fla., Velma Bazler of Newark, Mrs. Lee (Sarah) Hiestand of Newark, Mrs. Jack (Connie) Shaw of Osage, Mo., and Mrs. Bill (Ellen) Bell of Heath; and five stepsons, Mike (Karen) Hill of Newark, Jeff (Chris) Hill of Millersport, Mrs. Kevin (Pam) Hill of Grove City, Mrs. Stacey (Onie) Hill of Junction City and Paul (Amy) Hill of Zanesville. 
She also was preceded in death by a brother, David; two sisters, Frances and Bernadine; and a stepson, Marty Hill. 
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Heath Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta and Johnston Funeral Service, Heath, with the Rev. R.A. Newstrand officiating. 
Committal services will be 1 p.m. at New Straitsville Cemetery. 
Friends may call one hour prior to services Saturday at the funeral home. 

EVA LOUISE BAKER 
Eva Louise Baker, 81, The Plains, formerly of Nelsonville, died Thursday, Sept. 10 at Hickory Creek Nursing Center. 
Born Aug. 23, 1917, Athens County, daughter of the late Alfred and Cynia Hosington Hanning, she was the widow of Harrell Baker, who died March 22, 1989. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

CORA McCUTCHEON 
Cora McCutcheon, 96, 300 Arlington Ave., Logan, died Friday, Sept. 11 at Logan Health Care Center. 
Born May 20, 1902, she was the widow of T.E. McCutcheon. 
Graveside funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Glouster Cemetery. 
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 

Sept. 14-19, 1998

SARRAH BOHRER 
Sarrah Andersen Bohrer, 62, Logan, died Saturday, Sept. 12 at her residence. 
Born Oct. 13, 1935, American Fort, Utah, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Lyla Kooyman Andersen. 
Cremation has taken place. 
No calling hours will be observed. 
Arrangements are by Garrett Funeral Home, McArthur. 

MARTHA GAMBREL 
Martha M. Spang Gambrel, 80, Logan, died Saturday, Sept. 12 at her residence. 
Born July 14, 1918, Hocking County, daughter of the late George H. and Nellie Sayers Spang, she was the widow of Charles Gambrel, who died in 1997. 
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. 
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Jim (Mary) Walters of McArthur and Mrs. Clyde (Bonnie) Beougher of Logan; a brother, Donald Spang; a half-sister, Geraldine; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. 
She also was preceded in death by a brother, George Spang; three half-brothers, George, Harold and Kenneth; and a half-sister, Katherene. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with Pastor Rob Dauber officiating. 
Entombment will follow in New Fairview Mausoleum, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

BETTY RILEY 
Betty L. Riley, 79, Cape Coral, Fla., formerly of Nelsonville, died Friday, Sept. 11 in Cape Coral. 
Born April 17, 1919, Nelsonville, daughter of the late Charles T. and Maude Clarey Figgins, she was married to John W. "Jack" Riley, who survives. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville. 
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. 
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 the hospice of one's choice. 

JUNE JANES 
June Janes, 63, Glouster, died Monday, Sept. 15 at Arcadia Acres Nursing Home. 
Born June 1, 1935, Corning, she was the daughter of Dale and Mary White Dew. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City. 
Burial will be in Dew Cemetery, Athens County. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Thursday at the funeral home. 

NANCY ROWLEY 
Nancy Ellen Howdyshell Rowley, 46, Bismarck, N.D., died Monday, Sept. 14 in Sioux Falls, S.D., as the result of an automobile accident. 
Born Oct. 24, 1951, Lancaster, daughter of William J. and Barbara Howdyshell of Pickerington, she was married for 28 years to David Wilson Rowley, who survives. 
A 1969 Pickerington High School graduate, she attended Pensacola Bible Institute with her husband and was involved in many ministries of Open Door Baptist Church, which her husband pastors. 
Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Adam (Rachael) Adamou and grandchildren of Napavine, Wash. and Amy and Anna of the home; a son, Sgt. Matthew Rowley of San Diego, Calif.; five brothers, Harvey (Janice) Howdyshell of Baltimore, Jerry (Diane) Howdyshell of Xenia, Terry (Ruth Ellen) Howdyshell of Jackson, Mich., Tim (Clara) Howdyshell of South Charleston and Stephen (Debbie) Howdyshell of Thurston; six sisters, Mrs. Richard (Naomi) Yerian of McConnelsville, Mrs. Gene (Wilma) Wallis of Baltimore, Mrs. Ken (Linda) Earle of Groveport, Mrs. Mark (Carolyn) Hollopeter of Columbus, Mrs. Jerry (Joan) Underwood of Baltimore and Dorothy Howdyshell of Baltimore; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. 
Memorial services will be held Thursday in Bismarck, N.D. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Open Door Baptist Church, Bismarck, N.D. 

GARNETT SNOWDEN 
Garnett May Rutter Snowden, 88, Glouster, died Monday, Sept. 14 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born May 3, 1910, Glouster, daughter of the late Thomas J. and Mary C. Hall Rutter, she was the widow of Rafael Perry Snowden. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.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. 

BESSIE ROSSER 
Bessie E. Rosser, 86, Athens, died Tuesday, Sept. 15 at Ohio State University Hospital. 
Born Feb. 21, 1912, Little Hocking, she was the daughter of the late John and Neva Blake Taylor. 
She attended Mineral School and was retired from Ohio University after 30 years. 
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Frank (Helen) Brown of Malta, Mrs. Worden (Alberta) Russell of Logan and Evelyn Tavan of Reynoldsburg; 16 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Clarice Hunter of Athens and Adda Gabriel of Nelsonville; and two brothers, Roy Taylor of Jackson and Emmett Taylor of Logan. 
She also was preceded in death by a son, Richard Rosser; a sister, Nora Dowler; and two brothers, Ike and Delmar Taylor. 
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens, with David Cogar officiating. 
Burial will be in New Marshfield Cemetery. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at the funeral home. 

JOHN DAVIS 
John W. Davis, 73, Logan, died Wednesday, Sept. 16 at Veteran's Administration Hospital, Chillicothe. 
He was a World War II Army Veteran. 
Surviving are two sons, Bruce (Linda) Davis of Grandview and Scott (Diane) Davis of Columbus; four grandchildren, Cruz and Spencer Davis, Rickie Allman and Kyle Serrott; a sister, Mrs. Ken (Polly) Olds of Connecticut; and a niece, Deb Olds of Connecticut. 
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Union Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel, Columbus. 
Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Road, Columbus. 

CECIL FRIEL 
Cecil F. Friel, 80, Logan, died Thursday, Sept. 17 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born March 4, 1918, Melnuckit, Maine, son of the late Daniel E. and Alice E. Dishone Friel, he was married to Mildred Patton Friel, who survives. 
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Knollwood Cemetery. 
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Hocking County Combined Veterans Organizations. 
Friends may call noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. 

DEBORA MAXWELL 
Debora K. Hogue Maxwell, 38, Trimble, died Wednesday, Sept. 16 in Trimble. 
Born May 3, 1960, Nelsonville, she was the daughter of James Hogue of Morgan County and Naomi Hogue of Trimble. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City. 
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home. 

CLARENCE SHAFFER 
Clarence A. Shaffer, 87, died Wednesday, Sept. 16 at Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus. 
The last surviving child of the late Mac and Aaron McWilliams Shaffer's 13 children, he was married for 58 years to Rosemary Shaffer, who survives. 
Retired from Gaeger-Keim, he was a member of St. Matthias Church and the Eagles. 
Surviving are a son, Mike (Darlene) Shaffer of Cincinnati; a son-in-law, Don Garretson; four grandchildren, Steve and Tammy Garretson and Mike and Brian Shaffer; two great-grandchildren, Tanner and Austin Garretson; a sister-in-law, Florence Welch; and a brother-in-law, John Rectenwald of Logan. 
He also was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Garretson. 
Mass of Christian burial will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Matthias Church, 1582 Ferris Road, Columbus. 
Burial will be at noon Saturday in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan. 
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at Egan-Ryan Funeral Home, 403 E. Broad St., Columbus. 
Prayer services will be held 6:30 p.m. today. 

CLAUDE WEAVER 
Claude G. Weaver, 86, South Bloomingville, died Thursday, Sept. 17 in Circleville. 
Born Oct. 15, 1911, South Perry, son of the late William and Lula Carroll Weaver, he was married to Gayle Pleukharp Weaver, who survives. 
He was the owner of Weavers Used Cars and Service Station for 49 years. 
Also surviving are a son, Claude E. (Connie) Weaver of South Bloomingville; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
He also was preceded in death by a great-grandchild; four brothers, Dewey, Carl, Fred and Emerson; and four sisters, Dot Kelch, Nellie Good, Minnie Kepler and Carrie Moore. 
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Otterbein Cemetery with the Rev. Leland Johnson officiating. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Saturday at Wellman Funeral Home, Laurelville. 

RICHARD F. HIGGINS 
Richard F. Higgins, 78, Hocking County, passed away Thursday, Sept. 17 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, after a lengthy illness. 
Born in Columbus, son of the late Lawson and Marie Moriarty Higgins, he was married for 53 years to Kathleen Gerber Higgins, who survives. 
A World War II Army veteran, he was a member of Church of Christ in South Logan. 
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Douglas (Sheila) Rebertus of Hocking County; two sons, Stephen (Betty) Higgins of Mount Gilead and Daniel (Sandra) Bolin of Texas; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Charles (Patty) Gerber of New Jersey; and one nephew. 
He also was preceded in death by two grandsons, Brian Bolin and Scott Evans; and a sister, Claranell Townsend. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Long Funeral Home, 5528 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, with Ministers Bill Hopkins and David Myers officiating. 
Interment will be in Homestead Crossing Cemetery, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday and 10 a.m. until time of services Monday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Appalachian Community Hospice, P.O. Box 768, Athens, Ohio 45701. 

Sept. 21-26, 1998

GERALDINE BEOUGHER 
Geraldine M. Beougher, 83, Rockbridge, died Saturday, Sept. 19 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. 
Born June 16, 1915, Rockbridge, daughter of the late David E. and Nellie Jane Shaffer Later, she was married for 13 years to Lawrence W. Beougher, who survives. 
She was postmistress of the Rockbridge Post Office from which she retired after many years of service. She was a 1934 graduate of Rockbridge High School and was a member of Rockbridge United Methodist Church for more than 60 years where she played the piano for more than 50 years. 
Also surviving are three sons, Ron (Joan) Dupler of Mount Vernon, Don (Mary) Dupler of Jacksonville and Steve (Patty) Dupler of Logan; a daughter, Becky Carpenter of Rockbridge; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Gary (Sue) Hiles of Logan; a stepson, Roger (Marietta) Beougher of Hide-A-Way Hills; a sister, Margaret Carter of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a sister-in-law, Mary Later of Sugar Grove; a brother-in-law, Clyde (Faye) Dupler of Lancaster; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren. 
She also was preceded in death by her first husband, Leroy Dupler, who died in 1974; two sons, Thomas Lee and Jerry Lee Dupler; a son-in-law, Steve Carpenter; a brother, Harold Later; and a sister, Leota Beougher. 
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rockbridge United Methodist Church with the Rev. J. Gordon Sullivan officiating. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and anytime Tuesday with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church. 

THELMA COX 
Thelma Mowrey Cox, 84, Logan, died Sunday, Sept. 20 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. 
Born Aug. 26, 1914, Hocking County, daughter of the late William Henry and Birdie Angie Linton Mowrey, she was the widow of Lloyd E. Cox, who died in 1976. 
A graduate of Ilesboro High School, she was a former employee of The Logan Daily News, a member of Enterprise Kline Memorial Church; a member of Ewing and Pomona Granges, Ohio State and National Granges, Easter Star, the Ilesboro Farmerettes Homemakers Club and the Scenic Hills Senior Citizens Club. 
Surviving are two brothers, Richard (Helen) Mowrey of Rockbridge and Everett (Jean) Mowrey of Rockbridge; a niece; three nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. 
She also was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, Roscoe and Olive Jane Mowrey. 
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Clarence M. Thompson officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hocking Valley Community Hospital Foundation or to the charity of one's choice. 

DOROTHY EMRICH 
Dorothy Helen Emrich, 77, Central City, Ky., formerly of Glouster, died Sunday, Sept. 20 at Muhlenbers Hospital, Greenville, Ky. 
Born Feb. 15, 1921, Mason City, Iowa, daughter of the late Paul O. and Ora Mae McClentock Leonard, she was the widow of Karl Emrich. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster. 
Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery. 
Friends may call 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

LILLIAN HUFFINES 
Lillian Grace Huffines, 73, Logan, died Sunday, Sept. 20 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. 
Born April 8, 1925, Laurel Township, daughter of the late William Creighton and Edna Anderson Whitcraft, she was married for 10 years to John W. Huffines, who survives. 
A loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother, she was a long-time member of Mount Olive United Methodist Church of Gibisonville, where she held various office positions and was active with the United Methodist Women's Group. She was a 1943 graduate of Gibisonville High School. 
Also surviving are two sons, Ron (Judy) Hampshire of Gibisonville and Steve (Debbie) Hampshire of Rockbridge; a daughter, Mrs. John (Karen) Walker of Logan; a stepson, Gary (Ann) Huffines of Dayton; two grandsons, Bill Hampshire of Gibisonville and Ryan (Maritta) Walker of Logan; three granddaughters, Mrs. Don (Shauna) Conley of Logan, Mrs. Eric (Julie) Wyrick of Logan and Mrs. Lance (Tami) Bell of Nelsonville; five step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Charles (Allene) Redick of Logan; four brothers, Lester (Waveline) Whitcraft of Laurelville, Leonard (Irene) Whitcraft of Rockbridge, Robert (Mary Lou) Whitcraft of Rockbridge and Harry (Marylin) Whitcraft of Logan; and a sister-in-law, Mae Whitcraft of Lancaster. 
She also was preceded in death by her first husband, Gerald A. Hampshire, who died Jan. 18, 1979, and two brothers, Thurman Anderson and Clyde Whitcraft. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Rob Dauber officiating. 
Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge. 
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

KENNETH MASON BEERY 
Kenneth Mason Beery, 84, Logan, died Monday, Sept. 21 at Logan Health Care Center following an extended illness. 
Born Sept. 20, 1914, Union Furnace, son of the late Raymond "Ray" Beery and Anna Mason Beery Griffin, he was married for 59 years to Hazel M. Robinett Beery, who survives. 
A former district manager for The Columbus Dispatch in Logan and Athens, he later became associated with The Cleveland Plain Dealer. A World War II Army veteran of the European Theater, he was a former member of Athens First United Methodist Church and is a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church. He also was a former member of the Civil Air Patrol. 
A 1933 graduate of Logan high School, he attended Ohio University and Indiana University. He was active in genealogical research of Beery and related lines with 50 known ancestors. 
Also surviving are a son, David K. Beery of Tampa, Fla. 
He also was preceded in death by a sister, Hazel R. Williams. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary K. Wheeler officiating. 
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Graveside military rites will be conducted by the Combined Veterans Organizations of Hocking County. 
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Scenic Hills Senior Center, 187 S. Spring St., Logan, Ohio 43138. 

REV. JOHN BLIX LIND 
The Rev. John Blix Lind, 73, Broomes Island, Md., died Tuesday, Sept. 22 at his residence following an extended illness. 
Born Sept. 24, 1924, Detroit, Mich., son of the late Henry I. and Myra Davis Lind, he was married for 42 years to Vera Wyckoff Lind, who survives. 
A retired Lutheran minister, he was ordained at Truth Lutheran Church in Detroit in June 1954. He served as pastor for Zion Lutheran Church, Hamilton; St. Paul Lutheran Church, Sulphur Springs; Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Atlanta, Ga.; Memorial Lutheran/St. Paul Church, Louisville, Ky.; First English Lutheran Church, Toledo; Peace/St. Paul's Church, Hillsboro; and St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Sugar Grove. He was organist and minister of music at Zion Lutheran Church in Hamilton and Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta, Ga. He was an honorary Kentucky Colonel, an honor bestowed upon him for his musical accomplishments. His donation of his musical talents and program will be remembered. 
He served in Germany as a U.S. Army medic during World War II and was a prisoner of war. He was a member of the Organist's Guild of America and served as chaplain of the police in Louisville, Ky., and Toledo. He was a member of Kiwanis and Lions clubs and was a graduate of Grove City College and Capitol Seminary of Columbus. 
Also surviving are two sons, Nagel (Anna) Lind of Perrysburg and Duane (Margie) Lind of Hillsboro; a daughter, Mrs. Dale (Guyle Lind) Glenn of Broomes Island, Md.; four grandsons; one granddaughter; one step-granddaughter; two brothers, Richard I. Lind of Big Rapids, Mich., and Mr. and Mrs. James O. Lind of New Baltimore, Mich.; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Lola Lind of Apache Junction, Ariz.; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 
He also was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers. 
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at at First Presbyterian Church, Logan, with the Rev. Lawrence Hoffmann officiating. 
Burial will be in Darrtown Cemetery, Butler County. 
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Friday at the church. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to your church, favorite charity or to the family. 

CATHERINE POLING 
Memorial Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Catholic Church for Catherine L. Poling, 83, Hilliard, formerly of Logan, who died Sept. 9 in Hilliard. 
Graveside services will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Lot 81 New C-1. 
Masses may be designated in her name through donations to St. John Catholic Church. 

JOHN CASTO 
John E. Casto, 81, Mansfield, died Wednesday, Sept. 23 at his residence. 
Born Aug. 18, 1917, Mansfield, son of the late John H. and Golda Coble Casto, he was married
to Carolyn J. Hillen Casto, who survives. 
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield. 
Friends may call noon to 1 p.m. Sunday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home. 

BETTY REMPEL 
Betty Jane Rempel, 71, Columbus, died Thursday, Sept. 24 at Kobacker House. 
She was married for 48 years to Gene Rempel, who survives. 
Retired after 18 years at the Logan Public Library, she was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church and First Families of Ohio. 
Also surviving are a son, John Stephen (Marcia) Rempel; a daughter, Mrs. Nicholas (Julie) Kinkley; three grandchildren, Ian, Emma and Will; and a brother, John Emery (Marcia) Crego and family. 
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Schoedinger Margarum Chapel, 335 West Old Johnstown Road (at Stygler Road), Gahanna, with Pastor Tim Iseringhausen and Pastor Bethany Wallace officiating. 
Private burial will take place at the convenience of the family. 
Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church, 4456 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43230 or Kobacker House, 3595 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43214. 

WALTER E. STUART 
Walter E. Stuart, 87, Lancaster, died Thursday, Sept. 22 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster. 
He was the widower of Mary "Polly" Stuart, who died Aug. 11, 1998. 
A World War II Navy veteran, he was a teacher in the Lancaster and Newark City schools. He was a member of Mills Memorial United Methodist Church, VFW, all Masonic bodies and Aladdin Temple Shrine. 
Surviving are two sons, John Stuart of Lancaster, and Joe (Patricia) Stuart; grandchildren, Emily Stuart, Tricia Stuart, Amy Stuart and Andrew Stuart; a sister-in-law, Anita Schafer of Bullhead City, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews. 
He also was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister. 
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday at Frank E. Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Lancaster, with Pastor Arthur "Chip" Koch and Rev. Michael Van Arsdale officiating. 
Entombment will follow at New Fairview Mausoleum. 
Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests contributions be made to Mills Memorial United Methodist Church in Stuart's name. 


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