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The following obituary is from an unnamed and undated newspaper clipping.

Wilmington, Ohio - Marion O. (Po) Rupe, 61, of 927 Laurel St., died
at 6 p.m. Sunday in Veterans Administration Medical Center, Dayton.
Mr. Rupe was born May 6, 1924, in Gallia, Ohio, to Selby Ernest
and Mabel Rife Rupe. He was employed by Clinton County Highway Department,
a veteran of World War II, U.S. Army and a member of Veterans of Foreign
Wars Post 6710, Wilmington.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Violet A. Rupe.
Surviving is his wife, the former T. Evelyn Shepard, whom he
married March 17, 1948; two sons, Richard Stanforth Rupe and Selby Ernest
Rupe, both of Wilmington; three grandchildren; two brothers, Stanley M.
Rupe, of Cheshire, and Lawrence A. Rupe, of Waynesville.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Reynolds-Smith Funeral
Home with the Rev. Galen Brown officiating. Burial will be in Clinton
Memory Gardens.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday after 2 p.m., where
the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. VFW Post will
conduct a memorial service at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

From page 8 of the 10 December 1982 Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield Daily Times".

Grover C. Ferdon Sr., 60, of 85 N. Sugar St., Chillicothe, died at
4 a.m. Thursday in the V.A. Medical Center, Chillicothe.
A U.S. Navy World War II veteran, Mr. Ferdon is survived by his
wife, Millie Jordan Ferdon; his mother, Grace Long of Greenfield; two
daughters, Mrs. Howard (Linda) Dearth of Salisbury, N. C., and Mrs. Alfred
(Mary) Parker of Chillicothe; two sons, James L. Ferdon of Chillicothe, and
Seaman Second Class Grover Ferdon Jr. of Norfolk, Va; eight grandchildren;
one brother, Wilbert J. Ferdon Jr. of Greenfield, and one sister.

from page 12 of the 15 October 1984 Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield Daily Times".

Kenneth L. Patterson, 66, of Lattaville, died Saturday at 8:12
a.m. in Ross Medical Center.
Born April 7, 1918 in Ross County, he was the son of Roy and
Stella Chapman Patterson.
Mr. Patterson formerly operated a store in Lattaville and worked
as a bus driver for Adena High School. He was a member of the Concord
Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife, the former Goldie Tyo, whom he married
August 1, 1938.
Other survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and
Betty Patterson of New Carrollton, Md., and Ted and Maxine Patterson of
Kingston; a son-in-law, Marvin Bennett of Frankfort; seven grandchildren,
Robert and Patricia Patterson, Ed, Terri and Maria Bennett and Kim and Kelly
Patterson; three brothers, Stanley and Donald Patterson of Frankfort and
Farrel Patterson of Bainbridge.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ellen Bennett, and a
sister, Esther.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Fisher Funeral
Home, Frankfort, with Rev. Robert Garwig officiating. Burial will be in
Concord Cemetery, Lattaville.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Monday.
Contributions may be made to the Concord Township Emergency Squad.

From the 3 August 1987 Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield Daily Times". Allen was nicknamed "Bob".
Allen G. Brookover, 87, of 60 Marietta Road, Chillicothe, and
formerly of South Salem, died at 2:30 a.m. Sunday, August 2, 1987 at
Marietta Place, Chillicothe.
Born May 19, 1900 in Brown County, he was the son of John O. and
Mary M. Dietrich Brookover.
A member of the South Salem United Methodist Church, Mr. Brookover
was a farmer and a member of the Highland County Senior Citizens.
He was preceded by his wife, the former Ethel M. Cokonougher, on
Oct. 9, 1982.
He is survived by two sons William and Ralph E., both of Frankfort;
a daughter, Mrs. Wendell (Lenore) Lauderman of Frankfort; a foster daughter,
Dorothy Davis of Chillicothe; two foster sons, Rick Jenkins of Chillicothe
and Roger Jenkins of Greenfield; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren
and a sister, Nellie Grice of Greenfield.
He was preceded by a granddaughter, two brothers and six sisters.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Murray's Funeral Home with
the Rev. Gregory Swann officiating. Burial will be in South Salem Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Monday.

From page 8 of the 24 Oct. 1984 issue of the Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield Daily Times"
Martha M. Comer, 86, of 1585 Wisecup Hill Rd., Lyndon, died Tuesday
at 1:15 p.m. in Greenfield Area Medical Center.
Born Sept. 15, 1898 in Fayette County, she was the daughter of
Samuel and Hattie Goldsberry Denner.
A member of the Lattaville United Methodist Church, Mrs. Comer was
preceded in death by her husband, Ora M. Comer, on April 29, 1984; by a son,
James Comer, on June 13, 1944; by one great-grandson, two brothers and one
sister.
She is survived by a son, Harold Comer of Lyndon; two daughters, Mrs.
Robert (Bernice) Hiles of Greenfield and Mrs. Delbert (Omalee) Dawes of
Springboro; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one brother,
Marion Denner of Chillicothe.
Funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Murray's Funeral
Home with Rev. Norman Beckwith officiating. Burial will be in South Salem
Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Thursday.

From page 10 of the 18 June 1984 issue of the Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield Daily Times":

Drusilla A. Crusie, 78, of 1213 Greenhills Dr., Greenfield, died 6
a.m. Sunday at her residence following a sudden illness.
Born Feb. 1, 1906, in Jackson, the daughter of Abe and Alma Moody
Pritchard, she was a member of the South Salem First Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde W. Crusie, August
19, 1964, a son, James (Moody) Crusie, August 20, 1981, and two infant sons,
one brother, and two sisters.
Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Florence Farmer of Peoria, Ill.; five
grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Service will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Murray's Funeral Home with
Rev. Rufus Frye officiating. Burial will be at South Salem Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
In lieu of other remembrances, contributions may be made to the
Greenfield Area Life Squad.

From page 8 of the 23 September 1974 Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield Daily Times".

Harry Richard Head, 57, 133 Edgewood av, Greenfield, died at 10:45
a.m. Saturday in Veterans Hospital, Dayton, after an illness of one year.
He was an employe of the U. S. Shoe Corporation for 32 years and
owned and operated the U. S. Shoe Cafeteria. A member of the First Baptist
Church, he served in the U. S. Army in World War II.
The son of Charlie F. and Nellie B. Wilson Head, he was born May
31, 1917 in Pike County. On Oct. 7, 1950, he married the former Eileen R.
Wisecup, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Rex A. Head, Riverside, Calif., and
William E. Head, Wilmington; and one daughter, Elaine head, at home; three
brothers, Wilson P. Head, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Eli A. head, Greenfield Rt.
3; Charles F. Head, Springfield; and one sister, Mrs. Jane Peck, Upper
Arlington.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Murray Funeral Home
with Rev. Robert K. Blaine and Rev. Edward Fisher officiating. Burial will
be in Greenfield Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

From page 10 of the 1 April 1976 issue of the Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield Daily Times"
Carse Lee Clouser, 78, 716 S. Washington St., Greenfield, died at
8:15 a.m. Thursday at Greenfield Hospital after an illness of five weeks.
Retired from American Pad and Textile Co., he was also a former
employe of A.P.I., Washington C.H.
He was born May 14, 1897 in Ross County, to Frank and Amanda Storts
Clouser.
His first wife, the former Ethel Edwards, died Oct. 4, 1953.
On Nov. 27, 1955 he married the former Effie Copeland, who
survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Erma) Cameron,
Xenia; and Florence Satterfield, Greenfield; eight sons, Robert L., Dayton;
Carson Clouser Jr., Frankfort Rt. 2; George F., Wilmington; Lloyd E. Clouser
Sr., Greenfield; Walter G., Bainbridge Rt. 2; Kenneth E., and John R., both
of Greenfield; and James W., Sabina; 26 grandchildren and 14 great
grandchildren; three brothers, Heber (Pete), of Cynthiana; Wilbur of
Wilmington; and Wilby of Lyndon; and two sisters, Miss Maude Clouser, South
Salem; and Mrs. Ervin (Marjorie) Dove, New Martinsburg.
He was predeceased by two brothers.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Christian Baptist Church, where
he was a member, with Rev. Eugene Fligor and Rev. Robert Combs officiating.
Burial will follow in South Salem Cemetery under the direction of
Murray's Funeral Home.
Friends may call after 4 p.m. Saturday at Murray's.

The following obituary is from an unnamed and undated newspaper clipping.
John I. Wilson, 68, 245 South st., Greenfield, died at 2:15 a.m.
Thursday at Greenfield Hospital after a sudden illness
He was a retired employe of the city of Greenfield for 20 years.
Born in Ross County, Sept. 18, 1907, to Isaac and Alice Hester
Wilson, he married the former Mary Louise Mercer, who survives, on March 4,
1946.
Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Don (Grace Ellen) Winters,
Buena Vista, O; three grandchildren; one brother, Edgar K. Wilson,
Greenfield; two sisters, Mrs. Byron (Esther) Sells, Medina; and Mrs. Dora
Sulcebarger, Washington C.H. Rt. 1.
He was predeceased by two brothers and one sister.
Service will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Murray's Funeral Home with
Danny Dodds officiating. Burial will follow in Greenfield Cemetery.
Friends may call at Murray's after 4 p.m. Friday.

From a 1971 issue of the Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield Daily Times". The Barfell s lived in Pike and Highland counties.
William A. Barfell, 95, 421 Foraker st, died today at 3:30 a.m. in
the Buckingham Nursing Home.
Born March 29, 1875 in Ohio, he was a son of Henry and Margaret
Spurgeon Barfell.
Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Mary E. Rooker, Waverly Rt. 3.
Service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Murray Funeral Home,
followed by burial in Greenfield Cemetery.
Friends may call at Murray's after 4 p.m., Wednesday.

From the 12 Oct. 1978 West Union, Ohio, "The People's Defender".
Mrs. Pansy E. Miller, 87, who had resided in the Good Shepherd
Nursing Home for the past 11 years, died at 7:30 p.m. last Wednesday in
Community Hospital.
She was born November 4, 1890 in Otway, the daughter of Martin and
Mary Montgomery Wamsley. She had resided in Springfield for the past 65
years and was a founding member of the Hillside Church of God.
She is survived by a son, George M. Miller of Springfield; two
daughters, Mrs. Donald (Mary) Knotts of Port Orange, Fla. and Mrs. Walter
(Lola) Hahn of Springfield; a sister, Emma Wamsley of Otway; three
grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Her husband, Grover C. Miller, died in 1964; two brothers and a
sister are, also, deceased.
Graveside services were 10 a.m. Saturday in Rose Hill Burial Park,
in charge of The Reverend George Reed, pastor of the Hillside Church of
God.

From page 8 of the 17 September 1974, Greenfield, Ohio "Greenfield Daily Times".
Kathryn Drummond, 52, Lyndon Rt. 1, died at 6 p.m. Monday at her
residence in Paint Twp.
Born Jan. 9, 1922, in Pickaway County, she was the daughter of John
and Mary Diehl Francis. She was married on June 27, 1940, to George
Drummond, who survives, along with four daughters, Mrs. Frank Johnson,
Chillicothe; Mrs. Hugh Kinzer, Greenfield Rt. 2; Mrs. Stephen Schiller,
Bainbridge Rt. 1, and Mrs. Floyd Holt, Chillicothe; three sisters, Mrs.
Hazel Carroll, Chillicothe; Mrs. Elizabeth Hutchinson, Circleville, and Mrs.
Jane Wilson, Kingston; two brothers, Floyd Francis, Chillicothe, and Carl
Francis, Greenfield, and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Smith Funeral Home,
Bainbridge, officiated by Rev. Ken Marckel. Burial will follow in
Bainbridge Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Wednesday.


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