Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1996

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April 22 - 27, 1996

PANSY M. WYLIE
Pansy Merle Wylie, 107, 16207 SR 678, Gibisonville, died Sunday, April 21 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital after a brief illness.
Born May 2, 1888, Gibisonville, daughter of the late William Tecumseh and Nevada Jane Woods Brashares, she was the widow of David Wylie, who died in 1950.
She was a self-employed fruit farm operator and piano teacher, and a lifelong resident of Gibisonville. She was a member of Mount Olive United Methodist Church in Gibisonville, where she served as church pianist and organist since age 11 and had taught Sunday School for numerous years. She was also the first president of the women's church group. Pansy and her husband, David, donated the lot on which the church now stands in Gibisonville.
She was the first woman to serve on the Election Board and School Board in Laurel Township. She was the first 4-H club leader for a girls' sewing club in Laurel Township and helped sponsor the Gibisonville Girl Scout Troop in 1922. She was the first president of Hocking County Women's Chorus.
Surviving are son, Mark William (Mary C.) Wylie of Gibisonville; two daughters, Opal Lucille Wylie of Gibisonville and Nevada Belle Smith of Athens; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Thomas Donovan "Doc" Wylie, who died in 1976; a sister, Velva Iretha Brashares, who died in 1986; and infant brother, Ferdie Brashares; and a grandson, Richard Thomas Wylie.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Olive United Methodist Church, Gibisonville, with the Rev. Maxine Krisher officiating.
Burial will be in Mount Olive Cemetery, Laurel Township, Hocking County.
Friends may call one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.
The family suggests contributions be made to Mount Olive United Methodist Church, 16228 SR 668, Rockbridge, Ohio 43149.
Arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home.

DOROTHY K. DALTON
Funeral mass was held 10 a.m. today at St. John Catholic Church for Dorothy Kathryn Dalton, 77, Logan, who died Saturday, April 20 in the Skilled Nursing Unit of Hocking Valley Community Hospital after an extended illness.
The Rev. Father Richard J. Pendolphi officiated.
Christian vigil services were held 7 p.m. Sunday at Roberts Funeral Home.
Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Casketbearers were Bill, Dave, Jim and Robbie Dalton, Freddie Mance and Lucas Kline.
Born Feb. 6, 1919, Shawnee, daughter of the late Claude and Emma Hahn Welch, she was the widow of Charles L. Dalton, who died in 1987.
She was a licensed practical nurse, working at the former Hocking Valley Hospital on Main Street, and for one year at Hocking Valley Community Hospital. She retired from Logan Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company after 19 years of service. She was a member of St. John Catholic Church, St. Mary Ladies' Auxiliary 115 and the Young Homemakers' Club.
Surviving are two daughters, Patti Mance of Columbus and Mrs. Terry (Pamela) Kline of Logan; two sons, Steve (Vicki) Dalton of Logan and Gary (Margie) Dalton of Columbus; 10 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Edward (Maxine) Dalton of Logan and Mrs. Dick (Rosemary) Radcliffe of Columbus; and a brother, Dick Welch of Logan.
She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Fred Mance, who died this year.
The family suggests contributions be made to the charity of one's choice.

DOROTHY L. RIZER
Dorothy Louise Rizer, 56, Logan, died Saturday, April 20 at her residence.
She was the daughter of the late Nolan and Ruth Woods Barnes.
A retired presser from Hansel Brothers Dry Cleaners, she was a member of Elm Street Mission.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Mark (Connie) Craiglow of Lancaster, Mrs. William (Penny) Guelsdorf of Logan and Mrs. Robert (Robin) Ogles of Live Oak, Fla.; a son, Hank (Kimberly) Rizer of Live Oak, Fla.; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Russell (Ruby) Myers of Thornville and Margie Weltzheimer of Logan; a brother, Howard (Phyllis) Barnes of Lancaster; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Clyde Barnes.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Elm Street Mission with Pastor David Scott officiating.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at Sheridan Funeral Home, Lancaster.

RALPH T. SPARKS
Ralph T. "Sparky" Sparks, 60, 38 Pine Grove Drive, Nelsonville, died Saturday, April 20 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born Sept. 15, 1935, Lancaster, son of Nellie Forrest Sparks Walker of Logan and the late William Sparks, he was married to Mary Sparks, who survives.
He was owner and operator of Sparks Auto Parts in Nelsonville and a member of Mingo Lodge 171 F&AM, Scottish Rite, Aladdin Shrine, Athens County Shrine Club and Nelsonville Elks Lodge. He was also a member of Logan Chapter 75 and past PEHP, a member of Hock-Hocking Council 39 and past PIM, and a member of Logan Commandery 78 and past PEC.
Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Bob (Suzette) Sparks Hall of Zanesville, Mrs. Troy (Jacky) Sparks Smith of Logan and Rachael Sparks of the home; two stepsons, Charlie M. Hitchings of Columbus and John R. Hurd of Nelsonville; three brothers, Paul Sparks of Nelsonville and Eugene and William Sparks, both of Logan; two grandchildren, Ashley Brooks of Logan and Levi Sparks Hall of Zanesville.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Sparks.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with Father John Mucha officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home.
Masonic services will be 6:45 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Elks services will be 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

MARY D. GREEN
Mary Dolores Green, 81, formerly of 344 Lynwood Lane, Lancaster, died Monday, April 22 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, after a brief illness.
Born April 15, 1915, Cleveland, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Anna May Walsh Kemper.
She had been a homemaker and was a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Lancaster.
Surviving are a son, Gerald H. (Mary F.) Green of Lancaster; a daughter, Mrs. Tim (Marjorie A.) Roberts of Logan; six grandchildren, Jeffrey (Tina) Green, Steven (Heidi) Green and Laurie Darfus, all of Lancaster, and Aimee, Trent and Kerri Roberts, all of Logan; and eight great-grandchildren, Sarah, Emilie and Claire Darfus, all of Lancaster, Jordan, Matthew and Jenna Green, all of Lancaster, and Landon and Alaina Green, both of Lancaster.
Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Richard J. Pendolphi officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Rose Cemetery, Lancaster.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Wednesday at Roberts Funeral Home.
Christian vigil services will be 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

REV. RICHARD C. McDOWELL
Rev. Richard C. McDowell, 80, Laurelville, died Sunday, April 21 at Arlington Court Nursing Home, Columbus.
Born March 28, 1916, Brookville, Pa., son of the late Frank Lewis and Myrtle Emiline Edmonds McDowell, he was the widower of Roberta Sipple McDowell.
He was a minister with charges at Trinity United Methodist Church in Laurelville, Sedalia, South Bloomingville, New Holland, Rushville and Tarlton. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Laurelville and West Ohio Conference.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Nauniahl (May Emaline) Singh of Laredo, Texas and Mrs. John (Berneda Yvonne) Curtiss of Columbus; two granddaughters, Angelina Rose Curtiss and Sarah Lynn Curtiss; a great-grandson, Taylor Gage; a sister, Lucille Metts of Brookville, Pa.; a brother, Charles McDowell of Portland, Ore.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by one sister; and three brothers.
Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Laurelville, with the Revs. Raymond Welch, Jack Townsend and Benjamin Edwards officiating.
Burial will be in Green Summit Cemetery, Adelphi.
Friends may call from 3:30 p.m. to 9 Thursday at Defenbaugh-Wise Funeral Home, Circleville and 12:30 until time of services Friday at the church.
The family suggests contributions be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, Laurelville.

PATRICIA A. WHITMER
Patricia A. Whitmer, Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Logan, died Thursday, April 18 at her daughter's residence in Lakeland, Fla., after an extended illness.
Born June 13, 1934, Lancaster, daughter of Helen L. Clarke and the late Ralph B. Clarke of Logan, she was the widow of Jack E. Whitmer.
Also surviving are a son, Joseph L. Whitmer of Lakeland, Fla.; a daughter, Jaclyn A. Barstow of Lakeland, Fla.; a brother, Ralph E. Clarke of Malta; two sisters, Mrs. Homer E. (Mona) Miller and Mrs. Richard A. (Sandra) Stillion, both of Logan; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jackie D. Clarke.
Funeral services will be announced at a later date.

MARY D. GREEN
Mary Dolores Green, 81, formerly of Lynwood Lane, Lancaster, died Monday, April 22 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, after a brief illness.
Born April 15, 1915, Cleveland, daughter of the late William J. and Anna May Walsh Kemper, she was the widow of Noel B. Green, who died Nov. 22, 1994.
She had been a homemaker and was a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Lancaster.
Surviving are a son, Gerald H. (Mary F.) Green of Lancaster; a daughter, Mrs. Tim (Marjorie A.) Roberts of Logan; three brothers, William (Mary) Kemper and Leonard (Rosemary) Kemper, both of Cleveland, and John (Anne) Kemper of Midland, Mich.; six grandchildren, Jeffrey (Tina) Green and Steven (Heidi) Green, both of Lancaster, Laurie Darfus of Lancaster and Aimee, Trent and Kerri Roberts, all of Logan; and eight grandchildren, Sarah, Emilie and Claire Darfus, all of Lancaster, Jordan, Matthew and Jenna Green, all of Lancaster, and Landon and Alaina Green, both of Lancaster.
Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Richard J. Pendolphi officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Rose Cemetery, Lancaster.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at Roberts Funeral Home.
Christian vigil services will be 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

BERT T. McINTOSH
Bert T. McIntosh, 52, Buckeye Lake, died Saturday, April 20 at Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark.
Born Aug. 26, 1943, Logan, he was the son of the late Clarence and Martha Kern McIntosh.
A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of VFW 1388 of Buckeye Lake, VFW 6854 of Logan, Amvets Post 1776 of Logan, Eagles Aerie 2801 of Buckeye Lake and Eagles Aerie 2168 of Logan.
He is survived by several children and several grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Licking Baptist Cemetery, Hebron, with the Rev. Morgan Wickizer officiating.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Amvets Post 51.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Boring-Sheridan Funeral Home, Hebron Chapel.
VFW memorial services will be 7:15 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

ROBERT H. GAMWELL
Robert H. Gamwell, 92, Glouster, died Tuesday, April 23 at Kimes Convalescent Center, Athens.
Born May 9, 1903, Shawnee, son of the late Thomas and Melinda Moulton Gamwell, he was the widower of Mary Adene Gamwell.
He owned and operated Gamwell Brothers Grocery Store in Glouster for 48 years. He was a member of Glouster Church of Christ, Glouster Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus.
Surviving are a son, Robert M. Gamwell of Glouster; a daughter, Marilyn Gaviria of Albany, N.Y.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, with Emile Boselli and Brent Christman officiating.
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

REXFORD D. NAY
Rexford D. Nay, 81, Columbus, died Tuesday, April 23 at Mt. Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, after a five-month illness.
A Logan High School and Dickinson School of Business graduate, he started as billing clerk with Surface Combustion and rose to plant superintendent during a 28-year career. He was service manager for Graf & Sons for 25 years. He was a member of American Federation of Musicians, Fraternal Order of Eagles and Masonic Lodge.
He was a gifted Jazz guitarist, toured with a big band during the 1930s and he was active in Jazz music until recent illness. He was a member of the Nostalgics, a big swing band, and the Reminiscents, a Jazz band.
Surviving are a son, Alan Nay of Columbus; two daughters, Mrs. Jim (Roxanne) Semon of Dayton and Mrs. Ralph (Linda) Lahmon of Fancher, N.Y.; a sister, Dorotha Anderson; eight grandchildren, Brittany Andrus, Cacee Erhard, Kimberly Hoser, Valarie Thomas, Alan Nay II, Kascha Semon, Katelyn Semon and Abigail Semon; and three great-grandchildren, Ainslee, Janson and Rachel.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Road, Columbus.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Friday at the funeral home.
A reception follows the funeral service at 3040 Rightmire Blvd., Columbus.

ROBERT E. ROWLAND
Roberts Edgar Rowland, 74, Elizabethtown, Ky., formerly of Logan, died Wednesday, April 24 at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown, Ky.
He was married to Alpha Russell Rowland, who survives.
A World War II Coast Guard veteran, he was a native of Jackson and was formerly employed by Chakeres Theaters, Inc. He was a member of First Christian Church in Elizabethtown, where he served as an Elder and Deacon. He was also a member of Morrison Masonic Lodge 76 F&AM and the Order of Eastern Star 174, both of Elizabethtown.
Also surviving are a son, William Edgar Rowland II of Green Bay, Wis.; a daughter, Grace Ann Barany of Elizabethtown, Ky.; two sisters, Mary E. Rowland of Jackson and Margaret R. Drake of Elizabethtown, Ky.; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home, Elizabethtown, Ky., with the Rev. Terry Jones officiating.
Burial will be in Hardin Memorial Park, Elizabethtown, Ky.
Friends may call after 3:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Masonic services will be conducted at 7 p.m. today, followed by Eastern Star services at the funeral home.

JULIA DUCKWORTH
Julia Duckworth, 72, Jefferson Street, Nelsonville, died Wednesday, April 24 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Feb. 3, 1924, Old Floodwood, daughter of Bessie Ann Hughes McCombs of Nelsonville and the late John W. McCombs, she was married to David Duckworth, who survives.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

ROY E. RUTTER
Roy Edward Rutter, 83, Logan, died Wednesday, April 24 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 7, 1913, Hocking County, son of the late Nathan and Matilda Barnes Rutter, he was married to Ruth Blake Rutter, who survives.
He was a retired conductor for C&O Railroad and a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church.
Also surviving are s stepdaughter, Lynn Romine of Pickerington; and two sisters, Thelma Hardin of Carroll and Helen Schultz of The Plains.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Larry Rutter; and two brothers, Joseph and Russell Rutter.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Gary Wheeler officiating.
Entombment will be in New Fairview Mausoleum, Rockbridge.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Saturday at the funeral home.

CLARICE WALDRON
Clarice Waldron, 88, McArthur, died Thursday, April 25 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens.
Born May 15, 1907, Athens County, daughter of the late George Oliver and Ora Tresize Burroughs, she was the widow of Clarence Waldron, who died May 30, 1977.
She was a homemaker and a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church and Sereno Chapter 128 OES.
Surviving are a daughter, Betty McCann of Columbus; a son, Gene (Garnet) Engle of McArthur; a granddaughter, Lisa Graves of McArthur; and two great-granddaughters, Ashley and Allison Graves, both of McArthur.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Cecil Burroughs.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Garrett Funeral Home, McArthur, with the Rev. Danny Wise officiating.
Burial will be in Elk Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

April 29 - May 4, 1996

SHIRLEY M. LANTHORN
Shirley M. Lanthorn, 52, Nelsonville, died Saturday, April 27 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born Oct. 25, 1943, Champaign County, daughter of the late Floyd E. and Hazel E. Lippincott Dunham, she was married to Howard S. Lanthorn, who survives.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday 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 today at the funeral home.

JOHN J. BESCOE
John J. Bescoe, 67, Riverside, formerly of Glouster, died Sunday, April 28 at his residence.
Born Sept. 8, 1928, Millfield, son of the late John and Hattie Bratton Bescoe, he was married to Wilma Hines Bescoe, who survives.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to Hospice of Dayton, P.O. Box 3509, Dayton, Ohio 45202-3509.

JOHN BROOKHART
John C. "Johnny B." Brookhart, 74, Selby Road, Athens, died Monday, April 29 at his residence after a brief illness.
Born May 6, 1921, Constitution, Washington C.H., son of the late John L. Brookhart and Faye Davis Brookhart Sprague, he was married for 53 years to Dolores "Dodie" Boudinot Brookhart, who survives.
He was manager of 20th Century Sound and Radio in Athens. He was formerly employed by Athens Ice and Storage/Mahoney Transfer of Marietta. He was formerly employed by his father, Brookhart Blacksmith of Athens and former owner and operator with his brother in Brookhart Excavating Trucking and Coal Sales. He was also a former salesman for F.R. Beasley and Beasley Mathews Ford Garage for 13 years.
He was very active with Citizens Band Radio and sales of the equipment. He is a charter member of Golden Wings CB Radio and is vice president of the club. He has set up and organized many Golden Wings CB Jamborees. He is a life member of American Motorcycle Association and The Athens Motorcycle Club. He was a former scoutmaster for Troop 52 Poston Area and helped establish the boy scout troop.
He attended school at Mechanicsburg, Sugar Creek and Chauncey-Dover High School and is of the Methodist faith.
Also surviving are two daughters, Karen Brookhart of Pomeroy and Debbie Vollmer and her fiance, Roger Hinerman, both of Logan; two granddaughters, Julie Vollmer of Columbus and Kendra Vollmer of Logan; four sisters, Dorothy Hunter and Mrs. Phil (Vivian) Ridenour, both of Athens, Mrs. Ed (Hallie) Vore of The Plains and Florence Sprague of Oak Harbor; and three brothers, Carl and Dan Brookhart, both of Athens, and Thelbert "Sox" (Jeanie) Brookhart of Albany.
He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Jon David Allen, who died in 1976; and a sister, Theda Ritchie.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Phil Ridenour officiating.
Burial will be in Alexander Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to Hospice of Appalachia, 282 E. State St., Athens, Ohio 45701.

REV. JAMES E. HUSTON
Rev. James Edward Huston, 93, Crandall Medical Center, Copeland Oaks, Sebring, died Sunday, April 28 after a lengthy illness.
Born Feb. 14, 1903, Hocking County, son of the William and Mary Ellen Disbennett Huston, he was the widower of Zoe Evelyn Switzer, who he married Aug. 6, 1933.
A 1932 graduate of Otterbein College, he graduated from Bonebrake (now United) Theological Seminary in May 1935. He was ordained in Sept. 1935 in Southeast Ohio Conference of the United Brethren Church.
He retired in June 1970 as pastor of Faith United Methodist Church in Cambridge. Following his retirement he served as chaplain for the unchurched at Guernsey Memorial Hospital in Cambridge for 12 years.
He was given a Master of Divinity degree March 20, 1972 from United Theological Seminary.
He served churches in Columbus, Blanchester, Newark, Circleville, Crooksville in Southeast Ohio Conference of the United Brethren Church; and in Baltimore, Etna and Cambridge in the Evangelical United Brethren Southeast Conference. He became a member of the East Ohio United Methodist Church in June 1970.
Surviving are two sons, Dr. John T. (Eileen) Huston of Columbus and Wayne E. (Beulah) Huston of Akron; five grandchildren, Robert (Terrie), John ((Lisa), Michael (Lisa), Mrs. Brian (Carol) Driver and Mrs. Tom (Nancy) Hrivnak; six great-grandchildren, Scott and Sarah Huston, Tim and Ben Driver, Peter Huston and Hannah Hrivnak; and three sisters, Hazel K'Miller of Logan, Jessie Stahr of Enterprise and Mrs. Verne (Mary) Stahr of Laurelville.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Ruth Stiverson, Eva Carpenter and Edith Carpenter; and three brothers, Ted, Lester and Irvin.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Faith United Methodist Church, Cambridge, with Dr. William Harvey officiating.
Burial will be in Northwood Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.
The family suggests contributions be made to West Ohio Conference United Methodist Church Conference on Development Minister's Retirement Fund, 471 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215 or the American Heart Association.
Arrangements are by Bundy-Law Funeral Home, Cambridge.

NOLAN E. McNICHOLS
Nolan Earl McNichols, 56, Stoutsville, died Saturday, April 27 at Berger Hospital, Circleville.
Born June 13, 1939, Laurelville, son of the late Willie and Letha Tatman McNichols, he was married Dec. 19, 1957 to Velma Horn McNichols, who survives.
He was a self employed home builder.
Also surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Jay (Brenda) Mossbarger of Washington C.H., Mrs. Johnny (Vicki) Pendleton of South Solon, Mrs. Brad (Judy) Rose of Lancaster, Sheila McNichols of Circleville and Mrs. Craig (Tammy) Kraft of Florida; four brothers, Owen McNichols of South Bloomingville, Kenneth McNichols of Tarlton, Melvin McNichols of Hallsville and Lloyd McNichols of Londonderry; four sisters, Opal Wheeler of Portsmouth, Ruth Rowland and Thelma Brokaw, both of Circleville, and Donnabelle Pickett of Cincinnati; and 12 grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Gilford McNichols; and a sister, Violet Williams.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Carmel Church, Blue Creek Road, Laurelville.
Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Hills Funeral Home, Kingston.
The family suggests contributions be made to the Kidney Foundation.

H. GENE McVEY
H. Gene McVey, 67, Columbus, died Sunday, April 28 at his residence.
Born Aug. 1928, Union Furnace, he was married to Roselynn J. McVey, who survives.
A Korean War veteran, he was a salesman for Columbus Wholesale Barber & Beauty Supply Company and a member of First Community Church. He was a former member of New Life United Methodist Church. He was a member of Community Lodge 684 F&AM, past high priest of Community Chapter 227 RAM, Columbus Council 8 R&SM, Mt. Vernon Commandery 1 and Scottish Rite.
Also surviving are a son, Keith E. (Stacy H.) McVey of Dublin; a daughter, Mrs. Donald A. (Kelley M.) Heffernan of Columbus; two brothers, Charles B. (Martha) McVey of Athens and Jack L. (Margie) McVey of New Plymouth; a sister, Almeda Johnson of New Plymouth; a grandson, Cory J. Heffernan; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Deyo-Davis Funeral Home, 1578 W. First Ave., Grandview Heights, with the Rev. Barbara Cunningham officiating.
Interment will be in Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Lancaster.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Masonic services will be 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to Hospice at Riverside or Friends of Music First Community Church.

EDITH E. VORE
Edith Elinor Kinneer Vore, 85, Lima, died Sunday, April 28 at Arthur James Cancer Hospital, Columbus.
Born March 20, 1911, Cawthorn, Hocking County, son of the late Guy and Sarah Kinneer, she was the widow of Robert Kinneer.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to Arthur James Cancer Hospital, Columbus.

DOROTHY KATHLEEN KALKLOSCH
Dorothy Kathleen Kalklosch, 74, Logan, died Tuesday, April 30 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital after an extended illness.
Born March 23, 1922, Hocking County, daughter of the late Clarence and Viola Hansel Hartmann, she was married June 23, 1946 to Arthur R. Kalklosch, who survives.
The homemaker was a 1940 Logan High School graduate and a 14-year member of the Logan-Hocking Local School District Board of Education, having served as president, vice president and legislative liaison. She was also a 12-year member of Tri-County Joint Vocational School Board, serving as president and vice president.
She was an active and lifelong member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, currently serving as president of Christian Education Committee. She served as high school Sunday School teacher and was a member and officer of ELCA Women. She was a member of the Women's Auxiliary of Southeast Area Lutheran Social Services, where she served as president and vice president.
She was a Golden Sheaf member and longtime lecturer for Hocking Grange. She was also a member of Pomona, state and national granges. She was a former member of Pioneer Youth and a member of Elizabeth Sherman Reese Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. She was an active member of Lawrence Neil Helber Chapter American Legion Auxiliary Post 78, where she served as the Americanism Chairman responsible for the selection of Buckeye Girls State Delegates. She was also the "Poppy Days" project chairman for many years.
She was a member of Hocking County Juvenile Court's Youth Service Board, as well as a board member of Special Friends. She was formerly a 20-year 4-H Club advisor.
She was a longtime volunteer with CAP (Child Assault Prevention) program and formerly a foster parent. In recognition of her community services, she received awards on the local, regional and state levels. In 1991, she was honored as an inductee into the Logan High School Alumni Hall of Fame.
Also surviving are two sons, Jim (Sheila) Kalklosch and Alan Kalklosch, both of Logan; three daughters, Mrs. Ron (Mary Lee) Legg of Columbus, Mrs. Mike (Nina) Inboden of Logan and Mrs. Willis (Julie) Cook of London; a brother, Joseph (Sue) Hartman of Plant City, Fla.; a sister, Mrs. Joseph (Marjorie) Campbell of Logan; a sister-in-law, Clyda Jean Hartman of Modesto, Calif.; and 11 grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, James Hartman.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church with the Rev. James Zingale officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.
The family suggests contributions be made to donations for a scholarship in memory of Dorothy Kathleen Kalklosch to help a graduating senior from Logan High School entering a profession which is dedicated to serving other people in care of Logan-Hocking Board of Education, 57 S. Walnut St., Logan, Ohio 43138 or Hospice of Hocking County, P.O. Box 527, Logan, Ohio 43138.

HENRY S. ADCOCK
Henry S. Adcock, 87, 3434 Mary Allen Drive, Oregon, died Thursday, April 25 of a heart attack.
Born Aug. 15, 1908, youngest son of the late Charles and Mary Scholl Adcock, he was married to Manon Powers Adcock, a Logan High School 1928 graduate, who survives.
A World War II veteran, he served with Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces in England, France and Germany. After being discharged, he worked for 30 years as an auditor with the Internal Revenue Service in Toledo, retiring in 1974.
A 1926 LHS graduate, where he was captain of the varsity football and track teams and a member of Beta Phi Sigma fraternity. He attended Ohio State University, where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
He worked at Logan Pottery, a family company in Logan; General Telephone in Jackson, Mich. and Chicago; and Trojan Powder Plant in Sandusky.
Also surviving are a son, Douglas (Holley) Adcock, both teachers in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa; two granddaughters, Gwen Adcock of Brighton, England and Elizabeth Adcock of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa; and a brother, Albert Adcock of Palo Alto, Calif.
Graveside services will be conducted 10 a.m. Thursday at Oak Knoll Cemetery, where his ashes will be buried.

MARY L. CHRISTIAN
Mary L. Christian, 65, Logan, died Tuesday, April 30 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Aug. 2, 1930, Hocking County, she was married to Hampton Lester Christian, who survives.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Oak Grove Cemetery.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

WILBUR L. JOHNSON
Wilbur Lonice Johnson, 65, Nelsonville, died Monday, April 29 at his residence.
Born April 4, 1931, Athens County, son of the late Carl W. and Alma G. Stephenson Johnson, he was married to Dorothy B. Beavers, who survives.
He retired from Ohio Oil Gathering after 34 years of service. He was a member of Trimble Masonic Lodge and Tri-County Nite Hunters Association.
Also surviving are five sons, Lonice E. (Diana) Johnson and Wesley W. (Vicki J.) Johnson, both of Nelsonville, Kevin L. (Cindy) Johnson and James C. (Brenda) Johnson, both of Carbon Hill, and Duane A. (Tina) Johnson of Logan; two daughters, Diann Y. Miller of Logan and Mrs. Kevin (Lisa A.) Martin of Carbon Hill; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; six brothers, Woodruff D. and Robert E. Johnson, both of Logan, Donald E. and Harold A. Johnson, both of Nelsonville, Roger L. Johnson of New Marshfield and Roy W. Johnson of Williston, Fla.; and a sister, Arvella Lehman of New Marshfield.
He was also preceded in death by one granddaughter.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Ivan Pullin officiating.
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens, Rockbridge.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Thursday at the funeral home.
Masonic services will be conducted 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

RICHARD M. OBLINGER
Richard M. Oblinger, 67, Globe, Ariz., formerly of Toledo' died Monday, April 29 at his residence.
Born Oct. 19, 1928, Logan, son of the late Lawrence and Sarah Sanders Oblinger, he was the widower of Mildred Oblinger.
A U.S. Air Force veteran, he was a heavy equipment operator for Consolidated Dock for 20 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of Northwood Post VFW 2984.
Surviving are three sons, Larry D. (Darlene) Oblinger of Toledo, Rodney D. (Sheila) Oblinger of Millbury and James E. Oblinger of Bushland, Texas; two daughters, Colleen K. Hartford and Grace M. Guerra, both of Toledo; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Clarence (Barbara) Oblinger of Carbon Hill, and James (Carolyn) Oblinger and William (Kathy) Oblinger, both of Toledo.
Funeral services will be 6 p.m. Friday at Clegg-Abele Funeral Home, 522 E. Broadway, Toledo.
Interment will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Cemetery by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home.
Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday and after 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to Cancer Research at the Medical College Hospital.

DONALD WATKINS
Donald Watkins, 61, Bremen, formerly of Murray City, died Tuesday, April 30 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born March 13, 1935, Mann, W.Va., son of the late John and Ruby Collins Watkins, he was married to Dorothy Daines Watkins of Nelsonville, who survives.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Shaw Cemetery.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

RICHARD J. BAUGHMAN
Richard J. Baughman, 54, Logan, died Tuesday, April 30 at Doctors Hospital North, Columbus.
Born June 21, 1941, Columbus, son of Sarah Allen Baughman of Jackson and the late Albert Baughman, he was married to Grace I. Kuhn Baughman, who survives.
An Army veteran, he was a production specialist at Goodyear in Logan.
Also surviving are a son, Larry E. Baughman of Snow Hill, N.C.; a daughter, Christy Baughman of Logan; one grandchild; a brother, Dave Baughman of Cincinnati; and a sister, Kay Zachariah of Jackson.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Gary Wheeler officiating.
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens, Rockbridge.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Hocking County Combined Veterans Organizations.

DONALD WATKINS
Donald Watkins, 61, Bremen, formerly of Murray City, died Tuesday, April 30 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born March 13, 1935, Mann, W.Va., son of the late John and Ruby Collins Watkins, he was married to Dorothy Daines Watkins of Nelsonville, who survives.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

LUCILLE DIXON
Lucille Dixon, 82, Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Bessemer Road, Nelsonville, died Thursday, May 2 in Las Vegas.
Born Nov. 17, 1913, Nelsonville, daughter of the late Fred and Pearl Wolf Conner, she was the widow of Lawrence Dixon, who died in 1970.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

HARDING M. LEMON
Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m. April 19 at Richards Raff and Dunbar Memorial Home, Springfield, for Harding M. Lemon, 75, Springfield, who died April 16 at Mercy Medical Center, Springfield.
Pastor Max Culver officiated.
Interment was in Rose Hill Burial Park.
Born Nov. 3, 1920, Logan, son of Florence Lemon, he was married to Virginia Johnson Lemon on Nov. 29, 1940, who survives.
A World War II Army veteran, he had been employed by The Logan Daily News, Chakeres Theaters, Omar Bakery and Bauer Brothers. He was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and Red Star Lodge 205 Knights of Pythias.
Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Elizabeth) Richards, Carol Lemon and Mrs. John (Barbara) Steinberger, all of Springfield; two sons, Keith (Mary Ellen) Lemon and Lee (Phyllis) Lemon, both of Springfield; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

LESTER B. NEWLUN
Lester Bruce Newlun, 56, Nelsonville, died Wednesday, May 1 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born April 30, 1940, son of Marguerite Breeze Newlun of Nelsonville and the late William Pearl Newlun Sr., he was married to Virginia Christian Newlun, who survives.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call after 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.

OMER A. BOILEAU
Omer A. Boileau, 97, Logan, died Friday, May 3, at Logan Health Care following a brief illness.
Born Oct. 14, 1898, he was the son of the late Regis and Celida Leclerc Boileau.
He was a World War II Army veteran, member of St. John Catholic Church and was a retired linotypist.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Sister Donalda Boileau and Bertha Boulanger; and two brothers, Father Ernest Boileau and George Boileau.
Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Catholic Church, with the Rev. Father Jeff J. Rimelspach officiating.
Calling hours will be 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, with rosary at 2:30 p.m., at Roberts Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.


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