Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1999

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January 2 - 9, 1999

RUBY ETHEL HINES
Ruby Ethel Hines, 78, Lancaster, died Friday, Jan. 1 at Sunrise Homestead Nursing Home, Lancaster.
Born Jan. 10, 1920, Fairfield County, daughter of the late Henry and Mary Ann DeVore Smith, she was the widow of Wilbert Hines.
She was a member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church.
Surviving are three sons, Jerry Michael (Diana) Hines, Terry Edward (Sherry) Hines and Wilbert Allen (Linda) Hines, all of Lancaster four daughters, Mrs. Richard (Marlyn) Pittman of Lancaster, Mrs. Duane (Mary) Armison of Franklinville, N.Y., Mrs. Robert (Juanita) Kane of Laurelville and H. Elaine Tatman of Lancaster; former son-in-law, Herbert L. Tatman of Lancaster; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a son, Gary Hines; and two brothers, Oscar and Granville Smith.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Taylor Funeral Home, Amanda, with the Rev. Terry L. Borah officiating.
Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Sunday at the funeral home.

MARIAN THOMAS
Marian Kleinschmidt Thomas, 101, died Tuesday, Dec. 22 [1998].
Born Aug. 5, 1897, Logan, she was married to William Carlton Speck from 1924 to his death in 1939, and to Albert Harry Thomas from 1948 to his death in 1952.
She graduated from Mount Carmel School of Nursing in 1919. She had a long-standing interest in the Columbus Museum of Art and The Center of Science and Industry, serving as a volunteer for both.
Her activities also included Inniswood Garden Society, Capital University, Franklin Park Conservatory Women's Sustaining Board and she was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Surviving are a brother, Robert Reichert Kleinschmidt of Seattle, Wash.; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus.
The family suggests contributions be made in her memory to your favorite charity.

BERNARD JARVIS
Bernard N. Jarvis, 84, Perrysville, died Friday, Jan. 1 at his residence following a long illness.
Born Aug. 30, 1914, Ashland County, son of the late Wade and Emma Shenberger Jarvis, he was the widower of Pauline Lindsay Jarvis, who died May 30, 1995.
He retired from U-Brand after 38 years of service. He was a member of the 20-Year Club and the National Rifle Association.
Surviving are a son, Larry (Karin) Jarvis of Logan; two grandchildren, Mrs. Steven (Kristi) Walter of Lewisburg, W.Va. and Michael (Jenny) Jarvis of Lancaster; two great-grandchildren, Maura Walter and Jared Jarvis; and friend and caregiver Estill Tibbs.
He also was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Nancy; three brothers, Harold, Oscar and Clarence; and two sisters, Florence and Rhea.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fickes Funeral Home, Jeromesville, with Pastor Albert S. Yost officiating.
Burial will be in Vermillion Cemetery, Hayesville.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

GRACE CARR
Grace L. Carr, 86, Logan, died Sunday, Jan. 3 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Oct. 21, 1912, Twin Falls, Idaho, daughter of the late Arthur Lee and Flaudia Della Eubanks Towne, she was the widow of Gilbert Eugene Carr.
Per Mrs. Carr's request, no services or calling hours will be held.
Arrangements are by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home.

CLARA EDGAR
Clara B. Edgar, 76, Logan, died Sunday, Jan. 3 at Ohio State University Medical Center.
Born April 2, 1922, Hocking County, daughter of the late Jay and Goldie Kennard McDaniel, she was married to Denver J. Edgar, who survives.
A member of Trinity United Methodist Church, she was a retired deputy auditor for the city of Logan and retired vice president of Bank Ohio.
Also surviving are a son, Michael (Nancy) Edgar of Gahanna; two grandchildren, John Edgar of Gahanna and Christine Coe of Jeffersonville; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Hobart W. McDaniel of New Plymouth, Murle L. McDaniel of New Plymouth and Jay R. McDaniel of Logan; and four sisters, Mildred Loomis of Logan, Ruth Arnett of Logan, Maxine Blanchard of Sunbury and Carolyn Sheline of Rockbridge.
She also was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Marie Doolittle.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. James Lambert 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.

OWEN KNOX
Owen F. Knox, 60, South Bloomingville, died suddenly Thursday, Dec. 31 [1998] at Berger Hospital, Circleville.
Born Nov. 25, 1938, Carpenter, son of the late Clyde and Reva Claypool Knox Sr., he was married to Patsy Knox, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Donald (Jackie) Knox of South Perry and Michael Knox of Chillicothe; two daughters, Cathy Hartley of McArthur and Mrs. Pete (Charity) Nicholson of McArthur; two stepdaughters, Loretta Curry of Columbus and Karen Cherry of Phoenix, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; three sisters, Bonnie Sahr of Columbus, Barbara White of Malta and Helen Brilhart of Columbus; a brother, Clyde Knox Jr. of Burr Oak; several nieces and nephews; and many friends at Central Ohio Welding and Shifty's.
No funeral services or calling hours will be observed.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Toys for Tots, c/o PICCA, 1080 SR 22 W., Circleville, Ohio 43113.
Arrangements by the Mader-Peters Funeral Home, Circleville.

JOHN SMITH
John Richard Smith, 66, Glouster, died Monday, Jan. 4 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Jan. 5, 1932, Trimble, son of Nellie Ball Smith of Glouster and the late Charles Smith, he was married to Evelyn Lyons Smith, who survives.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Dew Cemetery, Corning.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Wednesday at the funeral home.

MILDRED ARLEDGE
Mildred N. Arledge, 89, Laurelville, died Tuesday, Jan. 5 at Brown Memorial Home, Circleville.
Born May 25, 1909, Hocking County, daughter of the late Lafayette and Winnie Timmons Morrison, she was the widow of Alva B. Arledge.
She was a member of Mount Carmel Church.
Surviving are six sons, Donald (Ruby) of Beavercreek, Glen (Trudy) of Tarlton, Robert of Laurelville, Boyd of Circleville, Larry (Linda) of Bidwell and Stan (Kelly) of Londonderry; four daughters, Mrs. Glenn (Charlotte) Mahoney of Laurelville, Mrs. Billy (Carolyn) Vanover of Laurelville, Marilyn Radabaugh of Laurelville and Linda Arledge of Circleville; a son-in-law, Lloyd Smith; a daughter-in-law, Monabelle Arledge; 30 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a sister, Nina Hockley of Coshocton; several nieces and nephews; and good friends Jeraldine Routte, Linda Hettinger, and many other dear friends in the community and the congregation of Mount Carmel Church.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville, with the Revs. Jimmy Patterson and Jim Roberts officiating.
Burial will be in Green Summit Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

MARY F. FERGUSON HELBER
Mary F. Ferguson Helber, 64, Las Vegas, Nev., died Dec. 27 [1998] while visiting with her daughter, Mary Margaret, and family in Chicago.
Born May 17, 1934, Illinois, daughter of the late Goldie Ferguson, she was the widow of Lawrence N. Helber, who was an MIA in Vietnam.
A 1952 graduate of Logan High School, she was very talented in sewing and crafts. She formerly owned and operated "Sew Special" sewing shop in Las Vegas. She was quite active in her church and community with a special interest in supporting Ronald McDonald House.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Darrell (Leilani M.) Stubblefield of Scottsburg, Ore. and Mrs. Brooks (Mary Margaret) Darrah of Chicago, Ill.; two sons, Lawrence A. (Margaret) Helber of Rochester, N.Y. and Andrew C. (June) Helber of Pensacola, Fla.; seven grandchildren; three cousins; and several friends and relatives of her extended family.
A service of memory will be conducted 11 a.m. Jan. 26 at Bright Angel Church of Christ, 6110 N. Riley St., Las Vegas, Nev.
The family suggests contributions be made to Ronald McDonald House, in memory of Mary F. Helber, 2323 Potosi St., Las Vegas, Nev. 89129.

JESSE L. HILES
Jesse L. Hiles, 87, Nelsonville, died Thursday, Jan. 7 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born March 21, 1911, Logan, son of the late John V. and Margaret C. Mosser Hiles, he was the widower of Mary Lucille Smith Hiles and Goldie Marie Riffle Orahood Hiles.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Saturday at the funeral home.

LILLIAN M. WARTHMAN
Lillian M. Warthman, a devoted mother, 86, Lancaster, died Thursday, Jan. 7 at Sunrise Care & Rehabilitation-Homestead.
Daughter of the late Simeon S. and Sarah M. Nihiser, she was the widow of Willis K. Warthman.
She was a member of Lancaster United Brethren In Christ Church and Faithful Garden Club.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Jon (Bonita) Noice and Mrs. Robert (Lois) Upp, all of Lancaster; a son, Steve (Virginia) Warthman of Sugar Grove; grandchildren, Mrs. Chad (Cindy) Trent, Vic (Darla) Warthman, Ted Noice, Tim (Jan) Noice, Travis Noice, Curt (Cheryl) Upp and Mrs. Andrew (Amy Upp) Sammler; great-grandchildren, Amber and Derek Upp, Triston Warthman, Trevor Warthman, Lillia Sammler and Brandy; a sister, Faye Bainter; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday at Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home, Lancaster, with Pastors William Pitts and Henry Cadwell officiating.
Burial will be at Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Lancaster.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made in her memory to Lancaster United Brethren in Christ Church.

January 11 - 16, 1999

TAD BORDER
Tad Earl Border, 20, McConnelsville and Cincinnati, died Sunday, Jan. 10 from injuries following a car accident that occurred near Coal Run.
Born Feb. 20, 1978, Marietta, son of Patricia West Border Gibson and stepfather Wayne Gibson of McConnelsville, he was preceded in death by his father, Thomas E. Border.
A junior at the University of Cincinnati majoring in pharmacy, he was a member of the Marietta Eagles Baseball Team and of Malta United Methodist Church.
Also surviving are three brothers, Ty E. Border of East Fultonham, Trevor E. Border of Reynoldsburg and Troy E. Border of Columbus; maternal grandparents, Ralph and Freda West of Logan; four stepsisters, Sharon Monroe of Zanesville, Patty Spencer of New Straitsville, Debbie Starr of New Straitsville and Melinda Sayre of Logan; and a nephew, Christopher Border of Lisbon.
He also was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Walter and Grace Border.
Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Miller-Hock Funeral Home, McConnelsville, with the Rev. Brent Watson officiating.
Burial will be in Malta Cemetery.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the D.A.R.E. Foundation of Car Teens, c/o Morgan County Sheriff's Office, 37 E. Main St., McConnelsville, Ohio 43756. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

ETHEL M. KUHNE
Ethel M. Kuhne, 88, Jacksonville, died Saturday, Jan. 9 at her residence.
Born Sept. 15, 1910, Corning, daughter of the late James and Mary Potts Marshall, she was the widow of Fred Kuhne.
No calling hours or funeral services will be observed.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.

AUDREY REID
Audrey J. Reid, 79, Granville, formerly of Laurelville, died Thursday, Jan. 7 at Newark Health Care Center.
A retired clerk for Young's Food Town in Laurelville and a member of Laurel Hills United Methodist Church, she was the widow of George Reid.
Surviving are a son, John E. (Debi) Reid of Granville; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Janet) Biery of Rawson; six grandchildren, Aaron Reid, Beth Reid, Hailey Wilson, David (Jennifer) Biery, Darren Biery and Karen Biery; three sisters, Flossie Swackhammer of Somerset, Marie Karshner of Rockbridge and DonnaBelle Tisdale of Laurelville; a sister-in-law, Ruth of South Bloomingville; and several nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold and Norman Edwards, and two sisters, Cecilene Bennett and Thelma Kerns.
Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m. today at Frank E. Smith Funeral Home Chapel, 405 N. Columbus St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 with Pastor Lawrence Sullivan officiating.
Burial was at Fairview Cemetery and Mausoleum, Rockbridge.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Laurel Hills United Methodist Church or Hospice of Licking County, c/o the funeral home.

JUSTIN RUFFNER
Justin Thomas Ruffner, infant son of Brian A. and Melissa D. Fouty Ruffner of Nelsonville, died Saturday, Jan. 9 at Children's Hospital, Columbus.
He was born Jan. 8, 1999, in Lancaster.
Surviving are maternal grandmother Jean Fouty of Nelsonville, paternal grandparents Richard and Jeanette Ruffner of Logan, maternal great-grandmother Irene McQuaid of Nelsonville, paternal great-grandparents Max Ruffner of Logan, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Mount of Michigan, Mrs. Carrie Jeanette Carney of Columbus and Mrs. Robert Schrader of Reynoldsburg; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather Richard Fouty.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Arrangements are by Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville.

JAMES E. CUPLER
James Edward Cupler, 38, 2468 Pleasant Township Road 197, Crooksville, died unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 10 at his residence.
Born Oct. 13, 1960, Lancaster, son of Calvin Cupler of Maxville and the late Zelma Lucile Birmingham Cupler, he was married to Tammy Souders Cupler, who survives.
An employee of Morrow/Macke, Inc. of Newark, he was a member of Sons of American Legion in Junction City.
Also surviving are a daughter, Amy Jo Cupler of the home; a son, Steven Edward Cupler of the home; and two brothers, Lonnie and Kenny Cupler of Maxville.
He also was preceded in death by a sister.
Memorial services will be held noon Saturday at K of C Hall at 800 N. Main St., New Lexington, with the Chaplain of Junction City American Legion Post 376 Jack Pettit officiating.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Goebel Funeral Home, 36 N. Buckeye St., Crooksville.

CHAUNCEY RIGGS
Chauncey H. Riggs, 99, Logan, died Monday, Jan. 11 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Sept. 30, 1899, Hocking County, son of the late Samuel E. and Bertha G. Horn Riggs, he was married to Verna Moore Rheinscheld Riggs, who survives.
A retired mechanic in Columbus, he formerly delivered the mail and was an oil field worker. He was a member of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church.
Also surviving are a stepson, Kenneth L. (Jean) Rheinscheld of Logan; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Jack (Ermal) Fairchild of Lancaster; six step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He also was preceded in death by his first wife, Callie Rheinscheld Riggs; a brother, Raymond Riggs; and two sisters, Pearl B. Riggs and Opal Groves.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, with Marguerite McGrady and the Rev. David Scott officiating.
Burial will be in Elk Cemetery, McArthur.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.

NANCY RITZ
Nancy L. Ritz, 50, Nelsonville, died Monday, Jan. 11 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Oct. 20, 1948, Logan, daughter of Charlotte Kinnison of Nelsonville and Leonard Kinnison of Shade, she was married to Richard Ritz, who survives.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Friday 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 Thursday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Central Ohio Diabetes Association, 1580 King Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43212 or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5812, Athens, Ohio 45701.

MARY SOUDERS
Mary R. Souders, 90, Logan, died Tuesday, Jan. 12 at Health Haven Ltd., Logan.
Born Feb. 29, 1908, Colgate, daughter of the late Hugh and Mary J. Reynolds Campbell, she was the widow of Clifford Raymond Souders Sr., who died in 1973.
A longtime member of Trinity United Methodist Church, she also attended First Church of God in Lancaster. She was a retired supervisor for Godman Shoe Company.
Surviving are a daughter-in-law, Barbara A. Souders of Logan with whom she made her home for the past several years; a sister, Mrs. Jim (Evelyn) Caminiti of Reynoldsburg; a brother-in-law, Gene (Virginia) Sparks of Logan; close friends Bob and Glenda Nihiser and family of Logan; and several nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by two sons, Clifford Raymond Souders Jr. and Robert L. Souders; six sisters, Freida Sparks, Betty Campbell, Thelma Campbell, Della Tucker, Fannie Yarger and Laverne Chilcote.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, with Pastor Karl Hartman and the Rev. Rob Dauber officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
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 Fairfield County, 1111 E. Main St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130.

ADDISON A. FREY
Addison A. Frey, 80, Logan, died Tuesday, Jan. 12 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Dec. 9, 1918, Hocking County, son of the late David and Jennie George Frey, he was married for 56 years to Mary Louise Bryan Frey, who survives.
A World War II Army veteran, he was retired after 40 years as a department manager for Elberfeld's Department Store in Logan. He was a member, officer and trustee of Trinity United Methodist Church.
An avid wood craftsman, he was a 50-year member of Mingo Lodge 171 F&AM and a member of Hocking County Artists and Craftsman Association, Scenic Hills Senior Center, Hocking County Tourism Association and Hocking County Historical Society. He was a past member of Hocking Hills Country Club.
Also surviving are a brother, James (Bernice) Frey of Logan; two sisters, Emma Jones of Enterprise and Velma Gibson of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.
He also was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Leah Frey; and eight brothers.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rob Dauber officiating.
Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Graveside services will be conducted by Hocking County Combined Veterans Organizations.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.
Masonic services will be conducted 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to Trinity United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 105 W. Hunter St., Logan, Ohio 43138.

January 18 - 24, 1999

DONNA MAE BRUNTON
Donna Mae Brunton, 82, Glouster, died Saturday, Jan. 16 at Doctors North Hospital, Columbus.
Born Oct. 20, 1916, Sandtoy, daughter of the late William and Grace Cotter Dodson, she was the widow of Lovell Brunton, who died in 1968.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Glouster.
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.

MARY LOU EMBREY
Mary Lou Embrey, 69, Glouster, died Sunday, Jan. 17 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Oct. 5, 1929, Athens County, daughter of the late Thomas and Goldie Vore Whitlatch, she was married to William Embrey, who survives.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Wednesday at the funeral home.

GERRI HOWARD
Gerri L. Howard, 60, Logan, died Thursday, Jan. 14 at her residence.
Born Oct. 14, 1938, Dayton, daughter of the late Howard and Madonna Haymire DeWitt, she was the widow of Gerald L. Howard.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Catholic Church.
Burial will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Glen Rest Cemetery, Reynoldsburg.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.
Christian Wake Services will be held 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

SAMUEL ARTHUR MILLS
Samuel Arthur "Art" Mills, 80, Buchtel, died Friday, Jan. 15 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Feb. 9, 1918, Carbondale, son of the late Thomas Mathew and Freda Bonnett Mills, he was married to Erma Smathers Mills, who survives.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens.
Friends may call 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Graveside military services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit.

RUTH RUNYON
Ruth L. Runyon, 84, Nelsonville, formerly of Athens, died Friday, Jan. 15 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Jan. 16, 1914, Dunlon, W.Va., daughter of the late Gid Marcum and Mahala Spaulding Sizemore, she was the widow of Marion William Runyon, who died Feb. 9, 1995.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Blackburn Hill Church of Christ, Athens.

CLIFTON SPIRES SR.
Clifton James Spires Sr., 83, Wellston, died of pneumonia Friday, Jan. 15 at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis.
Born March 17, 1915, Milton Township, Jackson County, son of the late Clyde Cecil and Sada Helen Hartley Spires, he was married May 1, 1936, to Minnie Venita Harder Spires, who survives.
A retired plumber, he was a minister with the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS). As a young man he served with the Civilian Conservation Corps, spending time in McArthur and Lewisburg, W.Va. During the 1940s he spent one year each in Alaska's Aleutian Islands and on the island of Guam working in the construction industry building hospitals. He settled in Grandview Heights and was affiliated for more than 42 years with Local 189 of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union.
Between 1964 and 1977, he maintained a second home on 61 acres at Ray and retired there in 1977. In 1985, he was ordained to the priesthood office of teacher in the RLDS church, retiring in 1990.
Also surviving are a son, Clifton (Joy) Spires of Logan; a daughter, Mrs. William (Julia Marie Schardt) Massie of Orient; a brother; three sisters-in-law; a brother-in-law; four grandsons; a great-granddaughter; and many other relatives.
He also was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters and a son-in-law.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Jenkins Funeral Chapel, Wellston, with the Rev. Clifton James Spires Jr. and Pastor Ann Keating officiating.
Burial will be in Radcliff Cemetery, Radcliff.
Friends may call 2 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

EMILY ANN WHITMORE
Emily Ann Whitmore, 70, Nelsonville, died Friday, Jan. 15 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
Born Nov. 9, 1928, Bessemer, she was the daughter of the late William and Martha Elizabeth Jones Whitmore.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Friends may call 1 p.m. until service time today at the funeral home.

LAWRENCE LIMO
Lawrence "Turk" Limo, 74, Glouster, died Sunday, Jan. 17 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Aug. 10, 1924, Murray City, he was the son of the late Carl F. and Nellie Cucci Limo.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Trimble.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home.
RAYLYN PRIMES
Raylyn Primes, 24, Nelsonville, died Saturday, Jan. 16 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Aug. 5, 1974, Columbus, son of R. Jerry and Marcia Conrad Primes of Nelsonville and Denise Yvonne Straughter of Columbus, he was married to Portia Primes, who survives.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Friday at the funeral home.

LINDA K. ROBERTSON
Linda K. "Rustie" Robertson, 51, New Plymouth, died Sunday, Jan. 17 at her residence.
Born Aug. 20, 1947, Kalamazoo, Mich., daughter of the late Dewane and Gladys Keefus, she was married for 25 years to Boyd A. Robertson Jr., who survives.
She owned and operated Starr Feeds Company for four years. She was a former phlebotomist and a member of the Hocking County Humane Society and the Starr Township Fire Department Auxiliary.
Also surviving are two sons, Vernon Keefus and Elmer Andrews, both of Columbus; a daughter, Melissa Andrews of Huntington, W.Va.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Ron (Melinda) Fanning of Indianapolis, Ind.; 13 grandchildren; a sister, Alice Lloyd of Battle Creek, Mich.; and a brother, Owen Keefus of Marshall, Michigan.
Private funeral services will be held for the family.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Appalachian Community Hospice, 282 E. State St., Athens, Ohio 45701.

JOSHUA MENRATH
Joshua R. Menrath, 17 months, Lake Station, Ind., died Sunday, Jan. 17 at St. Margaret Hospital.
Born Aug. 28, 1997, he was the son of Mike and Brenda Menrath Jr.
Also surviving are a sister, Emily; a brother, Michael III; paternal grandparents Michael and Bonnie Menrath Sr.; grandmother Millie Newcomb of Elsmere, Ky.; paternal aunts Debbie Zilior of Logan, Beth Menrath of Elsmere, Ky., and Katie Menrath of Cincinnati; and paternal uncles Tom Tackett of Gresham, Ore., and Robert Sasse of Portland, Ore.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. today at Hammond First Baptist Church, Adams Chapel, with Dr. Ray Moffitt officiating.
Burial will be in Memory Lane Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to services today at the church.

ALICE EMMA BERNARD
Alice Emma Bernard, 82, Corning, died Thursday, Jan. 21, at Bethesda Hospital, Zanesville.
Born Nov. 1, 1916, Murray City, daughter of the late Barney and Katherine (Inman) Glenaman, she is survived by her husband, Harry Bernard.
Also surviving are daughter Sandra Claggett and sons Bonard Omar, Bruce, Larry R. and Ronald Bernard.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at Millertown Church of Christ, Corning, with Rev. Ernest Eing officiating.
Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. today and anytime Sunday at J.E. Humphrey Funeral Home in Shawnee.

JUANITA SUDLOW
Juanita Sudlow, 84, Logan, died Thursday, Jan. 21, at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born March 11, 1914, Rockbridge, daughter of the late William and Della Dupler Jackson, she was married for 65 years to Herbert E. Sudlow, who survives.
A homemaker, she owned and operated along with her husband the Sudlow Orchard near Rockbridge from 1961 to 1986. She attended New Life Christian Center in Lancaster and was a Berne Union High School graduate.
Also surviving are three sons, Timothy B. (Janice Mae) Sudlow of Lancaster, Herbert R. (Elizabeth Ann) Sudlow of Nelsonville and David N. (Sharon Kay) Sudlow of Rockbridge; a daughter, Shirley Maureen Plant of Clinton, Conn.; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Mrs. Willard (Mary) Morris of Bremen.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, William Roy, Robert Eugene "Gene" and Clyde David Jackson.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at New Life Christian Center, Lancaster, with the Revs. Gary Keller and Philip Baker officiating.
Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery, Logan.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Sunday at the funeral home and one hour prior to services Monday at the church.


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