|From a 1966 Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield
Ernest P. Storts, 49, 848 Lafayette st., died at
2 p.m., Thursday, in University Hospital, Columbus, after being injured
in an automobile-school bus collision on Ohio Rt. 753
south of Rt. 35. Death was attributed to abdominal injuries. The accident
occurred at 7:10 a.m. The Fayette county sheriff's department said Mr.
Storts was southbound on his way home from work at the Armco plant, Washington
C.H., when his car rammed into the bus being turned around in the highway
by Maryon Yeoman, 46, Washington C.H. Rt. 4. The mishap occurred in 'heavy
fog,' the sheriff reported. Yeoman had one passenger, a young girl. They
were not hurt. Mr. Storts was taken to Fayette Memorial Hospital and then
to the Columbus hospital. Mr. Storts was born in Ross county Jan. 1, 1917,
a son of Ira and Myrtle Cokonougher Storts. He and Miss Mildred Taylor
were married June 26, 1938. He was a member of Pisgah-Mt. Pleasant Federated
church, and was a World War II Army veteran. In addition to his wife, he
is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Beverly) Clifton, and four grandchildren,
of Blanchester; two sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Virgil Keplinger, of
Greenfield, Mrs. Donald Leach, of Leesburg, Ray Storts, of Lyndon, and
Ralph, of Zanesville. Service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, in
the Murray funeral home. Burial will be made in Gilboa cemetery. Friends
may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m., Saturday.
Died 5 Feb. 1972
Emmitt H. Webb Jr., 52, of Chillicothe, died Saturday
at 6 p.m. in
the Veterans Administration Hospital, Dayton.
Born Nov. 3, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pa., a son of Emmitt
Charlotte Storts Webb.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Surviving is a brother, Albert J. Webb, of Chillicothe.
A sister preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in
Funeral Home with burial following in South Salem Cemetery.
Friends may call at Murray's after 2 p.m., Tuesday.
22 Dec. 1977 Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield Daily Times"
Marguerite A. Webb, 64, Chillicothe, formerly of
8:05 p.m. Saturday in Ross Medical Center.
Born June 23, 1913, in Zanesville, she was the daughter
of Noah and
Rhea O'Lowery Davis.
A retired registered nurse, she received her bachelor
degree in nursing in 1934 from Bethesda Hospital School
of Nursing in
Zanesville. She had been employed at the Veterans Administration
Surviving are her step-mother, Mrs. Martha Davis, Zanesville;
sons, Michael L. Webb, Houston, Texas, and Albert J.
Webb, Chillicothe; a
daughter, Mrs. Dean (Anne) Rinehart, Chillicothe; five
brother, Edwin Davis, Tucson, Ariz., and a half-brother,
Harry O. Davis,
A sister preceded her in death.
Graveside service was held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Woodlawn
Zanesville, with Rev. Clair Emerick officiating.
July 1997 Hillsboro, Ohio "Times-Gazette"
Warren W. Staats, 80, of South Salem, died Sunday,
July 20, 1997,
at Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky.
Born Sept. 7, 1916, in Ross County, he was the son of
Staats and Lucetta Storts.
He served in the U. S. Navy and worked at General Motors.
He is survived by his wife, Bertha Good Staats, whom
March 29, 1974; two daughters, Joy Centers of Lake Orion,
Mich. and Sandra
McLemore of Huber Heights; four stepchildren, Leroy Storts
Janet Monroe of Washington Court House, Carolyn Miller
of Chillicothe, and
Maurice Storts Jr. of Clarksburg; three grandchildren;
great-grandchildren; 17 step grandchildren; several step
great-grandchildren; one sister, Catherine Schiller of
Greenfield; and two
brothers, Kenneth Staats of Bainbridge and Dallas Staats
of Tempe, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, July 23,
at 2 p.m.,
at Murray Funeral Home, Greenfield. The Rev. Paul Goshom
Burial will follow at the South Salem Cemetery, where
military rites will be
accorded by the Highland County VFW.
Visitation will be held after 4 p.m. today at the funeral
Page 10 of the 14 April 1978 Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield
Donald Lloyd Staats, 66, 53 Pennsylvania av, Germantown,
Mr. Staats was the son of William A. and Lucetta Storts
South Salem. He was a retired employe of General Motors
His wife, the former Mildred Lytle, survives.
Also surviving are a son, Larry Staats, Germantown; a
Mrs. James (Barbara) Hughes, Cincinnati; four grandchildren;
Kathryn Schiller, Greenfield Rt. 1; Bonnie Tootle, Frankfort;
Faris, Gail McEvers and Beulah Pocsik, all of Dayton,
and four brothers,
Kenneth, Bainbridge Rt. 1; Warren, Lyndon Rt. 1, Dallas,
Dayton, and Dane,
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Murray's
Home, Greenfield, with Rev. Tom Rogers of South Salem
Church officiating. Burial will be in Greenfield Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. Tuesday until time of the
the funeral home.
Page 11 of the 4 Nov. 1985 Greenfield, Ohio “Greenfield
Nancy Emily Barnhart, 77, of 765 Foraker St., Greenfield,
11:45 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 in Greenfield Area Medical
Born May 29, 1908 she was the daughter of Jacob and Minnie
A member of the Tenth Street Christian Baptist Church,
Barnhart was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Barnhart,
July 31, 1985 and is survived by six sons, Clifford W.
(Bub) Barnhart and
Donald (Jake) Barnhart, both of Bainbridge, Raymond Barnhart
Germany, Melvin W. Barnhart, Harold Barnhart and Jerry
A. Barnhart, all of
Greenfield; four daughters, Jean Snider of Rainsboro,
Mary Ann Nace of
Greenfield, Judy Carter and Mrs. Tom (Lillie) Myers,
both of Washington
C.H.; 30 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Jane Goddard,
21, 1975, two grandchildren, four brothers and four sisters.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Murray’s
with Danny Dodds officiating. Burial will be in Greenfield
Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
page 12 of the 21 Oct. 1985 Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield
Charles (Bob) Hiles, 62, of 644 McClain Ave., Greenfield,
9:20 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in his home following a
3 1/2 month illness.
Born March 27, 1923 in Pike County, he was the son of
Hiles and Hallie Lytle Hiles Ford of Springfield.
A mill operator at Armco Steel in Washington C.H. and
a U.S. Army
World War II veteran, Mr. Hiles is survived by his wife,
the former Bernice
Marie Comer; two sons, Harold Raymond Hiles of Cincinnati
and Gerald C.
Hiles of Wilmington; two daughters, Mrs. David (Martha
Aileene) Ross of
Milford and Mrs. Bobby (Margie Lucille) Trefz of Ohio
28-E, Greenfield; six
grandchildren and two brothers, Forrest Hiles of Springfield
Hiles of Gulfport, Miss.
He was preceded in death by a grandson and two brothers.
Mr. Hiles was a member of the Greenfield Masonic Lodge
No. 318 and
the Greenfield Church of Christ.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Murray's
with James and Dennis Dawes officiating. Burial will
be in South Salem
Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Page 12 of the 19 may 1986 Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield
Forrest S. Miller, 74, of 7070 Good Hope Road,
Frankfort, died at
12:20 a.m. Sunday, May 18 in St. Luke Convalescent Center,
A retired farmer, Mr. Miller was born Dec. 25, 1911 in
He was the son of Joseph Albert and Vada Belle Harper
On Oct. 14, 1934, he married Georgia Bell Kimmey who
Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Tom (Anna
Lee) Starr of
Washington C.H. and Mrs. Don (Sue) Sever of Frankfort;
five sisters, Mrs. Olive Parker and Mrs. Ida Stuckey,
both of Greenfield,
Mrs. Thelma Hudnell and Mrs. Bernice Cockerill both of
Leesburg, and Mrs.
Marie Cockerill of Frankfort; two brothers, Wesley Miller
of Leesburg and
Orville 'Happy' Miller of Bainbridge.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph.
Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Fisher
Frankfort, with the Rev. Glen Herman officiating. Burial
will be in
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Concord Township
from the 6 May 1987 Washington C.H., Ohio "Record-Herald":
Greenfield - Melony Marie Hester, infant daughter
of Dwight and
Virginia Smalley Hester Jr., of 414 McKell Ave., died
at 11:45 a.m. Monday,
shortly after birth in Fayette Memorial Hospital in Washington
Surviving besides her parents are the paternal grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Hester, and the maternal" (sic, paternal)
"great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Myers of Greenfield;
grandparents, Terry Smalley of Wilmington, and Janet
Lane of Washington
C.H., and the maternal great-grandparents, Nelson Smalley
Martinsburg, and Mrs. Virginia Davis of Lumberton, N.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the
Funeral Home in Greenfield with the Rev. Robert K. Blaine
Burial will be in the Greenfield Cemetery.
There are no calling hours.
From page 10 of the 5 Aug. 1986 Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield
Rena Ryan, 84, of 113 Jefferson St., Greenfield,
and formerly of
Lower Twin Rd., Lyndon, died at 11:05 p.m. Monday, August
4, 1986 in the
Greenfield Area Medical Center following a lingering
Born March 12, 1902 in Pike County she was the daughter
of Alec and
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Ryan,
on Feb. 10,
She is survived by one son, Ralph Ryan, of Columbus;
daughters, Mrs. Charles (Bertha) Neel of Londonderry,
Mrs. Darlene Chapman
of Greenfield, and Mrs. Lewis (Florence) Burgess of Leesburg;
grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren;
sisters, Mrs. Cora Hoffman of Fruitdale and Mrs. Harry
(Nora) Smith of
Greenfield, and a brother, Lafe Spurgeon of Greenfield.
Mrs. Ryan was preceded in death by two sons, Robert and
and a sister.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Murray's Funeral
Burial will be in South Salem Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Wednesday."
From the Aug. 5, 1986 Washington C.H., Ohio "Record-Herald".
Greenfield, Ohio - Mrs. Rena Ryan, 84, of 113 Jefferson
formerly of Lyndon, died at 11:05 p.m. Monday in Greenfield
Mrs. Ryan was born March 12, 1902, in Pike County to
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Ryan,
Feb. 10, 1980,
two sons and a sister.
Surviving is one son, Ralph Ryan of Columbus, three daughters,
Bertha (Charles) Neel of Londonderry, Mrs. Darlene Chapman
and Mrs. Florence (Lewis) Burgess of Leesburg; 18 grandchildren,
great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren;
two sisters, Mrs.
Cora Hoffman of Fruitdale, and Mrs. Nora (Harry) Smith
of Greenfield; and a
brother, Lafe Spurgeon of Greenfield.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Murray
Home, with burial in South Salem Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday after
From the 16 April 1986 Columbus, Ohio "Columbus Dispatch".
Minnie E. Neal, age 73, of Groveport, Oh. suddenly
Hospital. Member of Ladies Auxiliary 2505 V.F.W. Survived
by son, Robert
Neal of Alaska; 2 grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law,
Reba and Sherman
Neal, Groveport; nieces and nephews. Friends may call
2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m.
Wednesday Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, Canal Winchester,
will be 1 p.m. Thursday. Rev. Goldie Moore officiating.
Fernwood Cemetery. V.F.W. Auxiliary service 7 p.m. Wednesday.
"Died Oct. 15, 1972" written on the clipping.
Clarence J. Neal, 63, Grove City Rt. 2, formerly
of Frankfort, died
Sunday at Doctors Hospital, Columbus. He had been in
ill health for the
past two years.
He was a retired machinast for Westinghouse in Columbus.
Mr. Neal is survived by his wife, Violet Coder Neal;
Hattie K. Neal, Frankfort Rt. 2; two sons, Eddie and
Thomas, both at home; a
daughter, Mrs. Nancy Kochenderfer, of Columbus, and a
His father, Dan Neal, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the
Corner Church, SR 665 and US 23 intersection. Burial
will be in Grove City
Cemetery under the direction of the Miller Funeral Home,
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 8 p.m.
From the April 1, 1986 Washington C. H., Ohio "Record-Herald".
Mount Sterling, Ohio - Mrs. Hattie Katheryn Neal,
Bloomingburg, formerly of Ross County, died Monday at
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Neal, and
Clarence, Homer and Floyd Neal.
Surviving is a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Violet Neal; two
Eddy and Tom Neal; and a granddaughter, Mrs. Nancy (Dave)
of Grove City.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Porter
with the Rev. Paul K. Zimmerman officiating. Burial will
be in Lattaville
Cemetery, near Frankfort.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday afternoon