Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1996

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June 17 - 22, 1996

MARGUERITE E. JAMES
Marguerite E. James, 78, Logan, died Saturday, June 15 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 18, 1918, Jackson County, daughter of the late Jesse and Minnie Simpson Thompson, she was the widow of Theodore R. James, who died May 12, 1987.
She was a member of Faith Tabernacle in Nelsonville.
Surviving are two sons, Clyde and Ronnie James, both of Logan; a daughter, Mrs. William (Wanda) Dye of Logan; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four brothers, Gene, Wayne, Don and Denver Thompson, all of Logan; and two sisters, Mrs. Charles (Betty) Johnson of Logan and Mrs. Fred (Daisy) Mount of Bowling Green.
She was also preceded in death by three sons, Bob, Charles and Danny James; and two sisters, Jesse Martin and Zelva Bertram.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. King Kelly officiating.
Burial will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens, Rockbridge.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

ILA M. KINNISON
Ila M. Kinnison, 67, New Straitsville, died Sunday, June 16 in New Straitsville.
Born Aug. 14, 1928, daughter of the late Herbert and Opal Mae Cozad Dalton, she was married to Owen S. Kinnison, who survives.
No funeral services will be observed.
No calling hours will be observed.
Per Mrs. Kinnison's request her body has been donated to science.
Arrangements are by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home.

ANNA M. EWING
Anna Mae Ewing, 74, Jacksonville, died Monday, June 17 at her son's residence in Jacksonville.
Born Jan. 27, 1922, Wellsburg, W.Va., daughter of the late Ira Frank and Pansy Reid Estel Mozingo, she was the widow of Elmer J. Ewing.
She was a retired licensed practical nurse.
Surviving are a son, Elmer D. (Linda) Ewing of Jacksonville; a daughter, Virginia L. Ewing of New Port Richey, Fla.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Concord Union Church, Athens County, with Pastor Jim Wolfe officiating.
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.

WILLIAM A. CASTO
Graveside services were held 12:30 p.m. today at Oak Grove Cemetery for William Allen Casto, 76, Columbus, who died unexpectedly Thursday, June 20 at his residence.
Born April 24, 1920, Hocking County, he was the son of the late Louis Ransom and Wilhelmina Buntz Casto Sr.
He was a retired printer for Xerox Corporation in Columbus and a member of Press Club of Ohio in Columbus.
Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Kenneth (Martha) Woltz of Carroll; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Louis R. Casto Jr. and Edward Casto; and a sister, Geraldine Ridenour.
Arrangements were by Roberts Funeral Home.

EMILY JANE JACKSON
Emily Jane Jackson, daughter of Toddney S. and J. Annette Bagent Jackson of Logan, was stillborn Thursday, June 20 at University Medical Center, Columbus.
Also surviving are two sisters, Krista M. and Hannah N. Price, both of Logan; maternal grandparents, Jim and Arlene Bagent of Logan; paternal grandparents, Donald and Iris Jackson of Logan; paternal great-grandmothers, Maude Baker of Logan and Dorothy Jackson of Portland, Ind.; and maternal great-grandmothers, Vennetta Bagent and Esther Davis, both of Logan.
Private graveside services will be held Sunday at Laurel Cemetery, Gibisonville, with the Rev. Ray Price officiating.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home.

ZACHARY DEAN EDWARDS
Zachary Dean Edwards, 13, 9444 Stage Road, Logan, died Thursday, June 20 at Children's Hospital, Columbus, after an extended illness.
Born Nov. 15, 1982, Lancaster, he was the son of Beverly Lynn Croucher Ellars of Logan.
He was a student at Logan-Hocking Middle School, where he completed the seventh grade.
Also surviving are a stepfather, Brant Ellars of Logan; two stepbrothers, Nathan and Cody Ellars of the home; a stepsister, Stormy Ellars of the home; maternal grandparents, Bert Croucher of Berea, Ky. and Norma Jean Abbott of Fayetteville, N.C.; and paternal grandmother, Linda Edwards Fosnaugh of Rockbridge.
He was also preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, K. Dean Edwards.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Vernon Barrell officiating.
Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today and from 9 a.m. until time of services Sunday at the funeral home.

RUSSELL GOLDSBERRY
Russell Goldsberry, 83, Rockbridge, died Friday, June 21 at Logan health Care Center.
He was a self-employed farmer and former employee of the former Sunglow Furniture Factory, Logan.
Son of the late George and Mary Ellen (Wood) Goldsberry, he was born Feb. 9, 1913 at Rushville.
He was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church, which he served as a trustee, and also was a member of the Laurel Valley Grange. He was a trustee of the Fairview Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Blanche (Coakley) Goldsberry, and several nephews, nieces, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by five brothers and a sister, Edwin, Glenn, Howard, John, Otis, and Mary Goldsberry.
Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, where services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, with Rev. J. Gordon Sullivan and Rev. Don Cummans officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.

June 24 - 29, 1996

J. GRANT SMITH
J. Grant Smith, 88, Sugar Grove, died Friday, June 21 at his residence.
Born Feb. 25, 1908, Rockbridge, son of the late Davis S. and Christina Young Smith, he was the widower of Grethel Vess Smith, who died Dec. 27, 1983.
A retired engineer for Columbia Gas, he was a lifelong farmer and a member of Fifth Avenue Church of Christ in Lancaster. He was a former Hocking County Commissioner and a former member of Logan-Hocking Library Board and Hocking Valley Community Hospital Board of Directors. He was president of Rockbridge School Board for 25 years. He was a member of Mingo Lodge 171 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus, Logan Commandry 78, Hock-Hocking Council 39, Logan Chapter 75 RAM and Aladdin Temple Shrine in Columbus.
Surviving are two sons, Champ (Shirley) Smith of Delaware and Victor (Gina) Smith of Lancaster; two grandchildren, Dr. Tari Anderson of Cincinnati and Sherry Smith of Dublin; and two great-grandchildren, Sam and Paige Anderson, both of Cincinnati.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Edna Crozier.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. David C. Tingler 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.
The family suggests contributions be made to Hocking Valley Community Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 966, Logan, Ohio 43138.

HUGH B. POLING
Hugh B. Poling, 77, Laurelville, died Friday, June 21 at Logan Elm Nursing Home, Circleville.
Born Nov. 14, 1918, son of the late Raymond and Audaleen Ross Poling, he was married to Eleanor June Armstrong Poling, who survives.
A World War II Army veteran, he was retired after 17 years of services at Dupont. He also was employed at Igel Construction Co., Columbus. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Laurelville.
Also surviving are a son, Michael C. (Rebecca) Poling of Laurelville; a granddaughter, Sabrina Poling; and a sister, Linda K. Goodman of Adelphi.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Frances Poling.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Defenbaugh-Wise Funeral Home, Circleville, with the Revs. Ben Edwards and Terry Cavanaugh officiating.
Interment will be Green Summit Cemetery, Adelphi.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Post 134, Circleville.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, Laurelville or the charity of one's choice.

PEGGY P. WOLFE
Peggy P. Wolfe, 69, Columbus, formerly of Haydenville, died Monday, June 24 at Rockmill Rehabilitation Centre, Lancaster.
Born Aug. 10, 1926, Hocking County, daughter of the late Henry Frank and Mary Lenore Harrison Pennell, she was the widow of Homer Wolfe, who died April 25, 1984.
A homemaker, she was a former restaurant worker. She was a Jehovah Witness.
Surviving are a son, Gregory D. (Martha L.) Wolfe of Columbus; a daughter, Julia Rosser of Columbus; five grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; two brothers, Fred Pennell of North Carolina and Pete Pennell of Columbus; and a sister, Jewell Smith of Logan.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with Briggs Crites officiating.
After the service, Mrs. Wolfe will be cremated and her ashes interred at a later date.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Wednesday at the funeral home.

FRED STUMP
Fred Stump, 78, died Tuesday, June 25 at Logan Elm Health Care Center.
Born July 19, 1917, Hocking County, he was the son of the late Charles and Lettie Stump.
Surviving are a brother, Charles Stump of Oklahoma; a sister, Cleo Johnson of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers; and two sisters.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Wellman Funeral Home, Laurelville.
Burial will be in Olive Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

WILLIAM V. ADDIS
William V. Addis, 75, Buchtel, died Thursday, June 27 at Doctors Hospital, Nelsonville.
Born March 28, 1921, Mineral, son of the late Everett and Edith Tyler Addis, he was the widower of Winifred V. Beitelschies Addis, who died Feb. 10.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Buchtel United Methodist Church.
Burial will be in Conner Cemetery, Buchtel.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville, and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.
Masonic memorial services will be 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

GEORGE WRIGHT
George Wright, 72, Pine Hills Continuing Care Center, Nelsonville, formerly of Murray City, died Wednesday, June 26 at Pine Hills Continuing Center.
Born Jan. 15, 1924, Coshocton County, son of the late Ray and Vesta Perkins Wright, he was married to Elaine Matheny Wright, 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.

MICHAEL L. DALTON
Michael L. Dalton, 34, died Tuesday, June 25 at Ohio State University Hospital.
He was the son of the late William F. and Mary Catherine Dalton.
Surviving are a sister, Linda Nolan; three brothers, William F. (Vicky) Dalton Jr. of Columbus, Larry W. (Rose) Dalton of Columbus and Robert Lee (Debbie) Dalton of Columbus; and a very close friend, Kevin Rodgers of New Orleans, La.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Frank K. Dalton.
Mr. Dalton was cremated with interment in Eastlawn Cemetery, Columbus.
Arrangements were by Shaw-Davis Funeral Home, Victorian Village Chapel, 34 W. Second Ave., Columbus.

JUANITA NIMON
Juanita Mae Gandee Nimon, 84 Columbus, formerly of Logan, died Friday, June 28 at her residence.
Born Jan. 15, 1912, Athens County, daughter of the late William and Mary Shelton Hubacher, she was the widow of Francis Jay Nimon, who passed away on June 18, 1987.
She was a retired teacher. She was adopted at the age of six by Clairmont and Mattie Gandee, both of whom preceded her in death. She was a 1931 graduate of Nelsonville High School, and received her bachelor of science in education from Ohio University in 1959.
She taught in Starr Township and Rockbridge, and ended her career in the Berne Union Local School District in Fairfield County. During her career, she taught almost all grades between one and eight, and taught English, history, Latin and journalism at the high school level.
She was a long-time member of the First Presbyterian Church of Logan, and at the time of her death was a member of Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church of Pickerington. She was a member of Venus Chapter 76 of the O.E.S., Logan.
She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Eblin of Columbus, with whom she made her home; and two grandchildren, Edwin Neil and Cynthia Diana Eblin of Columbus.
She is also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan.
The Rev. David Choate will officiate.
Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Visitation will be 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. An Eastern Star Memorial Service will be held 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

July 1 - 6, 1996

LUCILLE M. HARDIN
Lucille Mae Hardin, 84, Hollister, died Saturday, June 29 at Logan Health Care Center.
Born April 1, 1912, Millfield, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Ann Birtcher Baker.
Graveside funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.

CHRISTIE M. McKEE
Christie M. McKee, 69, Glouster, died Saturday, June 29 at O'Bleness Hospital, Athens.
Born Feb. 12, 1927, Athens County, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Hattie Braglin Cochran.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.
Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, The Plains.
Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home.

JESSIE F. SELF
Jessie F. Self, 76, Shawnee, died Saturday, June 29 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville.
Born March 7, 1920, Perry County, daughter of the late Charles I. and Mary Elizabeth Brewer Pargeon, she was the widow of Francis "Duke" Self, who died in 1990.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Shawnee United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ernie Perkins officiating.
Burial will be in New Lexington Cemetery.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday at Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee.
Eastern Star memorial services will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

DORA A. WILSON
Dora A. Wilson, 87, Florida, formerly of Lithopolis, died Saturday, June 29 at Columbia JFK Hospital, West Palm Beach, Fla.
She was the widow of Lee Wilson.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Willard (Helen) George of Florida; two grandchildren, Marcia Taylor and Marilyn Preissler; and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Michael George.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at The Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, 650 Waterloo St., Canal Winchester.
Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

DONALD G. MILLER
Donald G. Miller, 94, Lancaster, formerly of Logan, died Monday, July 1 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Son of the late John and Rachel Thomas Miller, he is survived by his loving wife, Alice Mae Green-Miller.
He was a member of Good Shepherd Church of Lancaster and a former member of Immanuel United Methodist Church of Logan. He was a retired steel worker for United States Steel in Pittsburgh, Pa., a member of Masonic Lodge in Pittsburgh and a full-time prayer warrior.
Also surviving are four stepchildren, Larry (Charmaine) Green of Logan, Mrs. Mike (Patricia) Dexter of Lancaster, Alice Green (Tim Dexter) of Columbus and Troy (Linda) Green of Cincinnati; 23 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a brother, Bernard (Mae) Miller of Zanesville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Bessie J. Miller; two brothers, John and Oren Miller; and a sister, Nellie Louise Dexter.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Good Shepherd Church, Lancaster, with Pastor Mike Dexter officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 1 to 4 Thursday at Frank E. Smith Funeral Home, Lancaster, and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.
The family suggests contributions be made to Red Cross in Logan or the Gideons in care of the funeral home.

DANIEL L. REMEIS
Daniel L. Remeis, 56, 1048 Rosehill Road, Reynoldsburg, who died Monday, July 1 in Columbus.
Born July 31, 1939, Cambridge, Mass., son of the late Leonard Walter and Mary Arline Toomey Remeis, he was married to Patricia Sue Cochrun Remeis, who survives.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Reynoldsburg.
Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Lockbourne.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Wednesday at Evans Funeral Home, Columbus.
Local arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home.

VERONICA R. DAUBENMIRE
Veronica Ruth Daubenmire, 52, Logan, died Tuesday, July 2 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 14, 1944, Springfield, daughter of the late Merl "Jack" and Florence Ringhiser Huffines, she was married to Dale W. Daubenmire, who survives.
A 1962 Logan High School graduate, she was a former employee of Selkirk Metalbestos and a member of Logan Church of the Nazarene and Eagles Ladies Auxiliary.
Also surviving are two sons, Dale Alan (Lora) Daubenmire of Lancaster and Bryan Wesley (Jodi) Daubenmire of the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany; three daughters, Jerri Elaine McGhee of Nelsonville, Mrs. Dusty (Teresa Lynn) Conrad of Circleville and Mrs. Nathan (Rita Kaye) Daubenmire of North Canton; eight grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Tom (Judy) Bloomquist of Lima, Mrs. Robert (Darlene) Taylor of Federal Way, Wash. and Sharon Later of Logan.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Logan Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. James R. Mathias and Darlene Taylor officiating.
Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 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 Diabetes Association of Hocking County.

JAMES R. STRAUSBAUGH
James R. Strausbaugh, 45, Logan, died Tuesday, July 2 as a result of a house fire at his residence.
Born March 3, 1951, Lancaster, son of Martha Myers Schulz of New Plymouth and the late Richard Strausbaugh.
He was a self-employed carpenter.
Also surviving are a stepfather, Karl Schulz of New Plymouth; a sister, Mrs. Pat (Judy) Fox of Logan; three aunts, Mrs. Dannie (Jane) Devol of Logan, Mrs. Jack (Freda) Cassady of McConnelsville and Frances Nogrady of Jacksonville; and an uncle, James (Gladys) Myers of Amanda.
Graveside funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Grandview Cemetery, Bremen, with the Rev. James Lambert officiating.
No calling hours will be observed.
Arrangements are by Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan.

WENDELL H. DUNLEVY
Wendell H. Dunlevy, 71, Jacksonville, died Wednesday, July 3 at Doctors Hospital North, Columbus.
Born April 20, 1925, Jacksonville, he was the son of the late Gerald and Myrtle Hopes Dunlevy.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to Athens County Visiting Nurses Association, P.O. Box 736, Athens, Ohio 45701.

MARIE S. KEIRNS
Marie S. Keirns, 80, Glouster, died this morning at her residence.
Born Jan. 19, 1916, Hollister, daughter of the late James and Tencie Smith LaFollette, she was married to George W. Keirns, who preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Sunday at the Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster.
Burial will be in Hooper Ridge Cemetery.
Friends may call Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Appalachia, P.O. Box 768, Athens, Ohio 45701.

July 8 - 13, 1996

PAUL F. BETTS
Paul F. Betts, 88, Nelsonville, died Monday, June 8 at Pine Hills Continuing Care Center, Nelsonville.
Born Dec. 7, 1907, Nelsonville, he was the son of the late Frank C. and Margaret Wright Betts.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday 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.

MARY RITA KALKLOSCH
Mary Rita Kalklosch, 98, Columbus, formerly of the Cedar Falls area, died Monday, July 8 at Worthington Nursing Home.
Born May 7, 1898, Hocking County, daughter of the late Eli and Jane Hoy Watts, she was the widow of Homer F. Kalklosch, who died Jan. 14, 1960.
A homemaker, she was a former public school teacher. receiving her Teachers Certificate June 1, 1916.
Surviving are cousins, William and June Hoy of Columbus with whom she made her home; two nephews, Arthur Kalklosch of Logan and Merle Morse of Kentucky; and two nieces, Edith Thompson of Columbus and Ester Higgins of Los Angeles, Calif.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Francis Kalklosch.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. George Hattenfield officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.

EARLENE V. RUFF
Earlene Vonda Ruff, 67, 760 SR 664 North, Logan, died Tuesday, July 9 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital after an extended illness.
Born Jan. 15, 1929, Logan, daughter of the late Harry Hood and Elsie Jane Sanders Dailey, she was married to Orval Edsel Ruff, who survives.
She was retired after 30 years as a sales manager for the J.C. Penney Store in Logan.
Also surviving are a sister, Rhea Helen Walke of Logan; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her grandmother, Jeanette Belt.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary K. Wheeler officiating.
Entombment will be in New Fairview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Rockbridge.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today and 9 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to American Lung Association of Ohio, P.O. Box 16677, 1700 Arlington Lane, Columbus, Ohio 43216.

REV. RALPH FAULKNER
Rev. Ralph "Woody" Faulkner, 83, died Wednesday, July 10 at Middletown.
Born Sept. 19, 1912, Richland County, son of the late John W. and Ellen Faulkner, he was married June 10, 1941 in Naperville, Ill. to Vera Kalas, who survives.
Woody will remain in the hearts of those he touched as a loving husband, a model father and a supportive Christian minister.
Also surviving are two sons, Donald Faulkner of Lima, Dean Faulkner of Carmel, Ind.; three daughters, Shirley Shumaker of Lancaster, Mary Hoffman of Bremen and Jean Ann Trimmer of Swansboro, N.C.; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Robert Faulkner, who died in 1978 at the age of 36.
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Chapel at Otterbein Home, Lebanon.
The family suggests contributions be made to Otterbein Lebanon Benevolent Fund, 585 SR 741 North, Lebanon, Ohio 45036.

THELMA M. DEARING
Thelma M. Dearing, 87, Euclid Avenue, Buchtel, died Thursday at Kimes Convalescent Center, Athens.
Born Oct. 9, 1908, Sand Run, daughter of the late Charles and Clara (Terrell) North, she was preceded in death by her husband, Conrad Dearing.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Souers Funeral Home, Nelsonville
Burial will be in Whitmore Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

ROBERT H. FRASER
Robert H. Fraser, 94, San Antonio, Texas, died Tuesday, July 9 at his residence.
Born May 12, 1902, Cheshire, son of the late Edwin E. and Demarius Gould Fraser, he was the widower of Nellie Feather Fraser.
A World War II veteran, he was owner and operator of Fraser Commercial Refrigeration in Los Angeles, Calif. He was a member of San Antonio VFW Post 8541 and San Antonio American Legion.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Harry (Juanita) Courter of Rogers, Ark.; a granddaughter, Pamela Ann Ramirez; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with Pastor Jim Zingale officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Hocking County Combined Veterans Organizations.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.


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