DEBORAH M. ANSLEY
Deborah M. Ansley, 47, of Richwood, died Monday, Nov. 27,
Riverside Hospital in Columbus, after a brief illness.
graduated from Pleasant High School and previously was a bus driver
Union Schools. She had worked the past several years as an
Station No. 701 Marysville Honda for Acrux Security.
She was born June 28,
1959, in Marion, to the late Arthur G. and Mary
Lou Ring Roszman who survives
On Aug. 9, 1985, she was joined in marriage to Clifton "Mike"
survives. She also is survived by two daughters, Kara L. (Adam)
Marion, and Jesica L. Ansley at home and her fiancÚ Marcus Schmelzer
Richwood; two sons, Arthur "A.J." Ansley and Patrick "P.J." Ansley,
at home; three grandchildren, Tatum, Maddison and Kaden White; a
Terrie (Steve) Phillips of Marion; two brothers, Richard
Roszman of LaRue, and Douglas (Sandy) Roszman of Marion; and
nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Thursday from 2 to 4 and
6 to 8 p.m. at
Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors, 347 W. Center St.,
funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will
Price Cemetery in Richwood.
Memorial contributions may be made
to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
EARNEST H.P. DAUM
Earnest H.P. Daum, 84, of Huntsville, formerly of
Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at Mary Rutan Hospital in
Bellefontaine after a
He retired in November 1978 as a
shipping clerk at General Motors,
Turnstead Division on West Broad Street in
Columbus, where he had worked
since 1948. He also was a former railroader and
an employee of Union
Stone Quarry in Watkins.
He was a veteran of the U.S.
Army, having served in the 66th division
tank corps during World War
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and attended school at
John's Lutheran. During his retirement years, he and his late
Lena, were snowbirds in North Fort Myers.
He enjoyed hunting,
fishing, camping and boating on Indian Lake.
He was born May 11, 1932, in
Marysville, to the late George P. and
Margaret Streng Daum. He also was
predeceased by his wife, Lena Thompson
Daum, whom he married June 19, 1940,
in Greenup, Ky., and who died Dec.
21, 2002; his daughter, Judy Phipps in
2004; his brothers, Leonard,
Gerhardt, Manuel, George, Ray and Harold; and
his sisters, Lena, Clara,
Katharine and Ernestine.
He is survived by two
sons, Ernest (Shirley) Daum of Russells Point, and
Larry (Linda) Daum of West
Mansfield; nine grandchildren, Bill (Jodi)
Phipps of St. Paris, Mike
(Stephanie) Phipps, Mark (Kelly) Daum, Steven
(Debbie) Daum and Tony (Rita)
Daum, all of Marysville, Karen (Eric)
Williams of Indiana, and Margaret Daum,
Mary Daum and David (Jennifer)
Daum, all of West Mansfield; 14
great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary
(Albert) Mabe of Powell; a
brother-in-law, Fred "Jack" (Esther) Thompson
of Unionville Center; a
sister-in-law, Carolyn (Daum) of Columbus; and
many nieces, nephews and other
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Underwood
Home where the family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 and 6 to
p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral service. The Rev. Barry
will officiate and burial will be at Oakdale Cemetery beside Mr.
wife. Military honors will be provided by the Union County
Funeral Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
Trinity Lutheran Church
Condolences may be expressed to the
EARL BUTCH FRAZELL
Charles Earl "Butch" Frazell, 53, of Marysville, died
Nov. 23, 2006, as a result of a shooting at his
He enjoyed being around people and playing bingo wherever he could
a game. A 1971 Jonathan Alder graduate, he was previously employed
Ashland Chemical of Dublin as a janitor.
He was born May 6, 1953, in
Plain City. He was preceded in death by his
parents, Charles R. and Frances
M. Hoffine Frazell; a sister, Connie
Louise Douglas; and a brother-in-law,
He is survived by sisters, Patty Burchett of Unionville
(Sam) Skaggs of Plain City, and Nellie Masten of Elkart, Ind.;
brother, Steve (Karen) Frazell of Plain City; and a
Richard Douglas of Michigan.
Calling hours will be
Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cornerstone Church
of Christ in Christian
Union, Plain City, where a funeral service will
be held Thursday at 10 a.m.
with Pastor Phil Conrad officiating. Burial
will be in Forest Grove Cemetery,
Arrangements are being handled by Ferguson Funeral Home, Plain
Condolences may be sent to www.fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com.
ESTELLE QUINONES MYER
Lydia Estelle Quinones Myer, 87, of Columbus, formerly
of Boynton Beach,
Fla., and a resident of Trillium Place, died Sunday, Nov.
26, 2006, at
the Ohio State University Medical Center as a result of a
She retired as a school secretary for Glen Cove School Systems in
Long Island, N.Y.
She was a member of St. Joseph Episcopal Church, Boynton
and attended Jerome United Methodist Church.
She was born
June 7, 1919, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and was preceded in
death by her
parents, Rudolph and Maria Gomez de la Rosa Quinones; her
husband, U.S. Army
retired Col. John Paul Myer, in 1998, and to whom she
was married June 23,
1940; and a brother, Reginald de los Santos.
She is survived by her children,
Wendy (Charles) Bynner of Plain City,
and John Paul Myer Jr. of Brick, N.J.;
and sisters, Gloria (Charles)
Roman of Cooper City, Fla., Rena (Lou) Forrler
of Boynton Beach, Fla.,
and Irma (Arthur) Marks of Hobe Sound,
Calling hours will be Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Ferguson
Home, Plain City. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m.
Jerome United Methodist Church, where the family will receive
one hour prior to the service. Pastor Gloria Brooks will officiate
burial will be in the Jerome Township Cemetery.
may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be sent
John W. Spain, 89, formerly of Marysville, died Monday, Nov. 20,
in Riverview, Fla., after a long illness.
A 1936 graduate of
Marysville High School, he was a retired Army colonel
who served in World War
II and the Korean War. He was mayor of
Marysville during the 1950s, then
lived in Columbus until moving to Florida in 1976.
He was married to Olive
Shirk of Marysville for 20 years until her death.
He is survived by his
wife of 40 years, Nancy Spain of Riverview, Fla.;
two sons, John W. Spain Jr.
of Columbus, and Jeffrey Spain of Los
Angeles, and three stepdaughters, Karen
Albertson and Deborah Pyers of
Worthington, and Linda Williams of
According to his wishes, Mr. Spain will be cremated.
John M. "Jack" Wood, 78, of Milford Center, died Saturday
25, 2006, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, following a
He was retired after 43 years as a professional truck
He served in the Army Air Corps from 1946 until 1949.
He was born
April 5, 1928, in Milford Center, to the late Marion D. and
Edna Moore Wood.
He also was preceded in death in 1971 by a
son, John Keith Wood.
married March 31, 1950, in Milford Center, to Judith M. Clapham.
survives, as do their children, Karen L. (Wesley) Worrell of
Butch M. (Betty) Wood of Raymond, and Debbie Miketa of
grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren; sisters,
Midge Iler of Mt.
Victory, Linda (Joe) Tokarczyk of Amsterdam, N.Y.; and
a brother, Jimmie Wood
of Hartford, Conn.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at
Ingram Funeral Home
with the Rev. Steven Wood officiating. Burial will follow
Center Cemetery. The family will receive family and friends from
until the service. Military honors will be provided at the cemetery
the Union County Honor Guard.
Pallbearers will be Wesley Worrell, Luke
Worrell, Lance Worrell, Jason
Co'lon, Shawn Wood, Jeff Thompson and Barry
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association
care of the funeral home.
CHARLES E. "CHARLEY" COMBS
Charles E. "Charley" Combs, 65, of Pataskala,
died at Mt. Carmel East
Hospital on Nov. 22, 2006.
He served his country
during the Vietnam War.
He was born on Oct. 1, 1941, to Dorothy (Jones) and
the late Albert
Combs in Rosedale, Ohio.
He is survived by wife Karen
(Kagey) Combs, two daughters Rhonda and
Roxanne Combs, two stepsons Kevin and
Keith Layne, his mother, and one
sister Anna Lee McCall.
Friends may call
at Kauber-Miller Funeral Home, Pataskala, on Sunday
from 2 to 4 and 6 to
Funeral service will be held Monday at 1pm at the funeral home with
Rev. Ann Marie Winters officiating. Burial will be held at
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Carmel
Hospice, 1144 Dublin
Road, Columbus, Oh., 43215.
Gary Madison Robson, 57, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and formerly of
City, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at Englewood Community
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He graduated
Bowling Green State University with a bachelor's degree in science
1974. He was a microbiologist for the state of Ohio and after 29
of employment he retired in 2003.
Before moving to Florida, Mr.
Robson was a member of the Grove City
Church of the Nazarene and a member of
He was born June 21, 1949, in Kenton, to Kernan and
Wilma Lucas Robson.
His mother preceded him in death and his father resides
Survivors include his wife of five years, Debbie S. Robson of
Charlotte, Fla.; sons Lance Robson of Zanesfield, and Ross
Robson of Marysville; a stepson, Ty (Kristen) Hughes of Salem,
stepdaughter, Carissa (David) Dahlen of Eagan, Minn.; brothers,
(Robin) Robson of Marysville, and Paul Robson of Edmond, Okla.;
grandchildren, Reilly, Nolan, Kacie, Kyle and Josh.
Calling hours will
be Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Schoedinger-Norris
Chapel, 3920 Broadway,
Grove City, where a funeral service will be held
Monday at 10 a.m. with
Pastor Owen Stotts officiating. A committal
service with full military honors
will be held Monday at 12:30 p.m. at
Valley View Memorial Gardens,
Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon's International, P.O.
380663, Murdock, Fla. 33938.
Condolences may be sent to www.schoedinger.com
Era Simone, 92, of Steubenville, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, in
Villa Royal in Steubenville.
She was a member of St. John's
Lutheran Church, Marysville.
She was born July 17, 1914, in Steubenville, to
the late Michael and
Teresa Sruci Simone. She also was predeceased by her
Simone, an infant son, and two brothers, Patric Simone and
She is survived by a daughter, Theresa (Eugene) Milliken
Steubenville; a brother, Reno Simone of Florence, Ariz.;
grandchildren, Douglas Dixon, Karen Alavi, Sherri Low and Jeffrey
and six great-grandchildren, Michael Alavi, Matthew Dixon,
Alavi, Nissa Low, Devon Mayfield and Issaiah Mayfield.
service will be held Sunday at noon at St. John's Lutheran
Marysville, with Pastor Jack Heino officiating.
Donations may be made to a
charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be offered at www.mostifuneralhome.com.
MYRNA JANE BAYS COLEMAN
Myrna Jane Bays Coleman, 75, formerly of Jane Lew,
W.Va., died Tuesday,
Nov. 14, 2006.
She was a public caseworker with the
Department of Human Services in
Ohio and Tennessee.
She was a member of
Marysville Christian Assemblies of God.
She was born Aug. 16, 1931, at
Leivasy, W. Va., to the late John W. and
Maggie P. Murphy Bays. She also was
predeceased by a son, Willard Lewis,
and three sisters, Ruby Wilson, Madge
Carroll and Myrtle Hastings.
Survivors include two daughters, Jane L. (Randy)
Smith of Milford
Center, and Caroline S. (Jared) Kalita of Arlington, Ohio; a
Wayne (Sue) Bays of Golden, Colo.; eight grandchildren;
stepgrandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was
held Saturday at Wallace Memorial Cemetery,
Arrangements were handled by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home,
ROSSETTA JANE "ROSIE" NICHOLS
Rossetta Jane "Rosie"
Nichols, 62, of Marysville, died Sunday, Nov. 19,
2006, at St. Ann's Hospital
in Westerville with her family at her side
after an extended illness.
was retired from OM Scotts where she had worked in accounts payable
years and formerly served as the manager of Certified Oil for 10
was a member of Pottersburg United Methodist Church and was
the class of 1962 from Northwestern High School.
She was an avid bowler over
the years and especially enjoyed bowling
alongside her daughter, Tracy. She
enjoyed games of all kinds and gospel
music. She was very talented and
skilled in embroidery, crocheting and
decorating cakes. She will be
remembered as a remarkable woman and a
very loving mother who was kind and
generous to all she knew.
She was born Oct. 7, 1944, in West Jefferson, to
Jessie LeRoy and
Lucille May Byerly Boysel. She married Roy L. Nichols on
April 21, 1963,
and he preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 1997. She also was
death by her mother, a brother, Oliver Pearl Boysel, an infant
Vannessa Arlene Boysel, and a grandson, Christian
Survivors include her father and stepmother, Jessie and Carol Boysel
London; two daughters, Tracy (Randy) Diamond of Marysville,
Cassandra (Rob) Landen; her son, Chad (Mindy) Nichols of West
five grandchildren, Tiffany Barker, Damion and Jordan Brannan,
Shannon and Tommy Cotterman; two sisters, Julia (Dave) Ogan of
Mansfield, and Pricillia (John) Ogan of Richwood; her brother, Jessie
(Edith) Boysel Jr. of Sussex, N.J.; and several nieces, nephews,
uncles, cousins, and friends.
Services will be held Wednesday at 2
p.m. at Mannasmith Funeral Home,
with the Rev. Warren Goble officiating.
Burial will take place at York
Cemetery, York Center. Friends may call from
noon until the time of the service.
Condolences may be expressed at www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com.
CHARLES J. BAILEY
Charles J. Bailey, 91, of Bellefontaine, died Saturday,
Nov. 18, 2006,
at Heartland of Bellefontaine.
He was employed with A. J.
Millers, Commonwealth Life Insurance, and he
was a correctional officer at
Marion Correctional Institute.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting and horse racing,
and he was an avid Ohio
State Buckeyes fan.
He was born July 21, 1915, in
Columbus, to the late Charles Clyde and
Lillian Mae Emrick Bailey. He also
was predeceased by his wife, Doris M.
Small Bailey, on Feb. 8, 2004. They
were married Oct. 21, 1939, in
Newport, Ky. A sister, Marge Lowery, also
preceded him in death.
He is survived by sons, Charles "Bud" Bailey and
Robert "Bob" (Suzanne)
Bailey of Bellefontaine; a daughter, Connie (Ronald)
Brown of DeGraff;
seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Eichholtz Funeral
Bellefontaine, where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10
Gene Marine officiating. Burial will be in Highland
Condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com
Rose Noland, 93, of Johnstown, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006.
was a member of the Orbiting Squares dance club. She was an avid
gardener and bowler which earned her recognition as the "Oldest
She was born March 14, 1913, in Columbus, to the late Harvey Sr.
Mary Ellen Simpson Bush. She was preceded in death by her husband of
years, Orville E. Noland, and two brothers, George and Harvey Bush
She is survived by her children, Lowell E. (Marilyn) formally
Marysville, John and his special friend, Dee Brewer of Silver
Fla., and Dan (Mary Ann) Noland of Carmel, Ind.; daughter-in-law,
Noland of Johnstown; grandchildren, Wendy (Russ) Huffman, Ray
Noland, Scott (Jackie) Noland, Tony Noland, Ric (Deidra)
Christina (Brent) Badger, Bryan (Kami) Noland and Greg Noland,
great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and sisters,
Peters, Jeanette Haley and Billie Reynolds.
The family will receive
friends at the Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral
Home, 225 N. Main St.,
Johnstown, on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. A funeral
service will be held at the
funeral home Monday at 2 p.m. with Pastor
Calvin Alexander officiating.
Internment will follow at Green Hill
contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or
LOLA FRANCES ORAHOOD
Lola Frances Orahood, 93, of
Raymond, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, at
The Gables at Green Pastures after
a short illness.
A loving homemaker, she was a devoted and beloved mother,
great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother.
She was a
lifetime member and the oldest living member of the Millcreek
Christ and was the oldest alumni of Liberty Rural High School,
graduated in 1931.
She enjoyed gardening and sewing and was a great fan of
Reds. She and her husband first traveled to Florida in 1949
many winters throughout the years, spending most of their time
She possessed a great wit and a terrific sense of humor
create many wonderful and happy memories for her family.
was born Sept. 28, 1913, near Lunda, to the late Herbert and Fern
Rea. She married Frank Orahood on July 9, 1932, in Greenup,
Ky., and he
preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 1987. She was also
preceded in death by two
sisters, Lois Russell and Betty Sedgwick; her
brother, Gerald Rea; an infant
brother, Maynard Rea; and many
Survivors include her daughter, Alice (Bob) Russell of
Raymond; her son,
Tim (Yvonne) Orahood of Raymond; seven grandchildren, Stan
Russell, Jeff (Shauna) Russell, Gail (Bill) Meddles, Bev (Tim)
Carin (Mike) Greene, Jerri Lu (Walt) Meddles and Herb (Heidi)
19 great-grandchildren, Michelle (Mike) Cool, Casey (Amy)
Yolanda Russell, Shaun (Mary) Russell, Stacey Russell, Seth and
Stock, Emily (Doug) Robinson, Jacob (Jackie) Meddles, Zack Hamm,
Nick and Matt Turner, Capt. Brittany Smith, Amanda and Ali Meddles,
Holly, Haley and Heather Orahood; six great-great-grandchildren,
and Alisson Cool, Autumn Russell, Camden Russell, and Derek and
Robinson; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Nell Rea of
Frieda (Clarence) Amos of West Liberty, Francis Orahood, Leila
Hone, and Beulah Orahood, each of Bellefontaine, Goldie Garwood and
Orahood, each of West Mansfield; Sandra (Joe) Slavin of DeGraff,
Jack Jones of Mt. Victory; numerous nieces and nephews; and her
Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Mannasmith
Home. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at
Church of Christ. Jack Knox will officiate and burial will take
the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
Millcreek Church of Christ or
Liberty Township EMS in care of the funeral
Condolences may be expressed at www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com.
THOMAS ADAM CRIDER
Thomas Adam Crider, 2 1/2, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, at
Chillicothe from injuries suffered in a house fire.
He was a sweet
and loving little boy who enjoyed going fishing, "choo
choo trains" and fire
He was born March 2, 2004, in Marysville, to Steven G. Crider and
Carter. He was predeceased by a stepsister, Tamara Louise Crider,
grandparents, Sandra and Junior Crider.
His father survives in
Marysville, and his mother (fiancÚ Tim Johnson)
in Chillicothe. Also
surviving are grandparents, Terri Carter of
Richwood, and Gary Lee Nibert of
Middleburg; an uncle, Jarrad Carter of
Richwood; and great-grandparents, Bill
and Johna Nibert of Richwood.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.
at Stofcheck Funeral Home
in Richwood, where funeral services will be held
Monday at 1 p.m. Burial
will be at the Raymond Cemetery. Pastor James Taylor
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red
JAMES I. GRACE
James I. Grace, 51, of Plain City, died Tuesday, Nov. 14,
2006, at the
Ohio State University Medical Center.
A 1973 graduate of
Grandview Heights High School, he was a driver for
USF Holland Motor Freight
He was preceded in death by parents, Robert and Doris Grace.
survived by a very loving wife, Jackie; daughter Josie Marie
David Scott Ewing and his special friend Melanie Cline;
Breanna and Brittany; brother Ken (Terri) Grace;
sister Janet (Bob) Knepp;
nieces and nephews, Emily and Natalie Grace,
Aaron (Amanda) Bruckelmeyer,
Sarah (Jeff) Gregory; great-nieces and
-nephews; and many dedicated, loyal
Calling hours will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Deyo-Davis
Home, 1578 W. First Ave., Grandview Heights, where the funeral
will follow at 8 p.m. with Pastor Martin Dennis
Memorial contributions may be made to Lifeline of Ohio, 770
Road, Suite 200, Columbus, OH 43212.
Condolences may be expressed
at www.deyodavis.com. and click on
SALLIE SUE MYFORD
Sallie Sue Myford, 45, of Delaware,
died suddenly Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006,
in Erie County.
A 1979 graduate of
North Union High School, she was an administrative
assistant at PRINTSouth in
Powell, and she was known for her artistic ability.
She had worked with
the Union County Election Board, the Red Cross in
Delaware and as an aide at
Abbington Assisted Living in Powell.
She was born Nov. 26, 1960, in Marion,
to the late Harold R. Sheets and
Rayda M. Harraman Reese who survives in
Also surviving is her son, Andrew M. Myford of Delaware, sister
brothers, Johna E. (Steve) Gilliam of Prospect, Danny L. (Jackie)
and Robert R. (Cheryl) Sheets of Delaware; grandmother, Leona
of Richwood; and her ex-husband, Duncan Myford of Magnetic
Memorial services will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Stofcheck
Home in Richwood, where friends may call Friday from 5 p.m. until
time of the service. The Rev. Joseph Rhea will officiate.
donations may be made to the American Red Cross, 5 W. Winter
MARK ALLAN ROACH
Mark Allan Roach, 43, of West Mansfield, died Saturday, Nov.
at his home after several years of multiple illnesses and
A 1981 graduate of South High School in Willoughby, he was
roof specialist for several years and also worked in construction
small engine repair. He was mechanically inclined beyond measure
possessed great compassion for the elderly, young children and
of all kinds, except for spiders.
He was a car enthusiast and
enjoyed having fun and walking on the wild
side. He possessed a great spirit
in spite of all of the physical pain
he endured throughout the years, and
will be remembered as a
kind-hearted, loving, and ornery man.
dearly loved by his family, and his greatest joy came from
spending time with
He was born June 10, 1963, in Cleveland, the second child and
of Paul T. and Judy Gordon Roach. He was predeceased by his
grandmother, Eileen Gordon. His mother survives in Bellefontaine,
his father and step-mother, Nancy Bassett Roach, reside in
Other survivors include his children, Malia and Arionna Roach, and
mother, Donna, each of Zanesfield, and Courtney and Curtis Roach
Virginia Beach, Va.; three sisters, Brenda (Kim Alan) Stevenson
Dianna (Chris) Brown, each of Bellefontaine, and Jane Frazier and
special friend Mike Reames of West Mansfield; and numerous
nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Calling hours will
be today from 4 to 7 p.m. at
Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home, West
Mansfield, where funeral
services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. Willis
Moe will officiate and
burial will take place at Greenlawn Cemetery, West
Memorial contributions may be made to the Malia and Arionna
education fund in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be
expressed at www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com.
ROY CHRISTIAN BERRY
Roy Christian Berry, 68, of Marysville, formerly of
Midland, Mich., died
Friday, Nov. 10, 2006.
A retired teacher, he taught
ninth grade algebra for many years at
Central Intermediate for Midland Public
Schools. He was named "Teacher
of the Year" in 1974 by the Gerstacker
Foundation. He also coached
basketball, track and tennis in Midland.
was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and Stephen Ministries
He enjoyed announcing football games, trout fishing,
State University sports and participating in school
His greatest joy was spending time with his
grandchildren and friends.
He was a 1956 graduate of Grosse Pointe High
School and attended Capital
University in Columbus. He received a bachelor of
science degree in
education from Michigan State University and a master's
Central Michigan University in math education.
He was born
Sept. 1, 1938, in Grosse Pointe, Mich., to the late Roy
Graves and Odlaug
Ambli Berry. He also was predeceased by a brother,
Alan Guy Berry, and
brothers-in-law, James Wilson and Fred Jaskewicz.
He is survived by his wife
of 47 years, Sally Wilson Berry, whom he
married July 4, 1959 in Detroit; a
son, Chris (Donna) Berry of
Marysville; two daughters, Anne (Kevin) Dunlap of
Granville, and Cathe
(Kenny) Workman of Marysville; six grandchildren, Ryan
and Makenna Dunlap, and Katie, Alexis and Lee Christian
sister-in-law, Suzanne Jaskewicz of Tampa, Fla.; a nephew, John
Berry of Roseville, Mich.; two nieces, Jennifer (James) Beckenhaupt
N.J., and Katie Jaskewicz of Tampa, Fla; and many cousins and
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Trinity
Church, 3701 Jefferson Ave., Midland, Mich. Calling hours will
Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Wilson Miller Funeral Home,
North Saginaw Road, Midland. Interment will be at Midland City
Memorial Contributions made be made to Trinity Lutheran Church
Underwood Funeral Home is assisting the family
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
Brett Edward Forney, 32, of Westerville, died Friday, Nov. 10,
Grant Medical Center.
He was a resident at Heinzerling Memorial
Foundation in Grove City since
1984 after suffering severe brain damage at
the age of 8. He received
years of loving care from the Heinzerling
As a third grader at Robert Frost Elementary, he enjoyed the
fishing and animals. He liked to play Nintendo and Packman with
family and friends. He also participated in scouting and soccer.
was born Oct. 16, 1974, in Columbus, and was predeceased by his
"Lee" Roebuck Forney and his grandfathers, Everett H.
Forney and Doyle E.
He is survived by his father, Ed Forney of Westerville; a brother,
of North Lewisburg; a sister, Kate of Westerville; his
Mary Forney of Westerville, and Laura Lee Roebuck of
great-aunts and -uncles; and numerous aunts and uncles
Private memorial services will be held at a later
Underwood Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
contributions may be sent to the Heinzerling Memorial
Heinzerling Drive, Columbus, OH 43223.
Those interested in reading about the
deceased's childhood and beyond,
may visit http://hometown.aol.com/goodgrief61945/pageone.html.
may be expressed to the family at
GARY R. LANE
Gary R. Lane, 60, of DeGraff, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at
Valley Hospital in Dayton, as a result of a motorcycle
He worked for Midwest Express as a fork lift driver. An Army
was a member of the AMVETS. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, cooking
being an all around "Mr. Fixit" handyman. His favorite pastime
riding his motorcycle, "The Red Rooster."
He was born May 15, 1946, in
Bellefontaine, to the late Lowell and Mary
Cox Lane. He also was predeceased
by a son, Ryan Lane.
He is survived by a son, Brian R. (Rhonda) Lane of
daughters, Patricia "Patty" (Mike) Galloway of Marysville,
of Redmond, Wash., and Mindy Lane of Bellefontaine; brothers,
(Glenna) Lane of Tampa, Fla., Ranny P. Lane and Steve A. Lane
DeGraff; a sister, Betty Deldion of Kenton; and grandchildren,
Dallas and Cordell Galloway, Brandon and Colt Lane and Timothy
Calling hours will be Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Eichholtz Funeral
Bellefontaine, where funeral services will follow at 3 p.m., with
Rev. Rick Miller officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to
the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.
SHERRON LEE PRUITT
Sherron Lee Pruitt, 62, of Plain City, died Thursday, Nov.
9, 2006, at her home.
She worked as an independent truck driver.
was born Feb. 27, 1944, in Columbus, to the late Denzil and Wilma
Porter. She also was predeceased by her husband, Mark Pruitt, and a
She is survived by children, Robert Millington, William
Millington and Michael (Star) Millington, all of Plain City, and
(Lois) Millington of Hilliard; stepchildren, Mark Pruitt and
Pruitt of Florida; nine grandchildren; five
sisters, Terri Thompson of Athens, Pam Walker of Logan,
(John) Clark of Marengo.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 3 to
5 p.m. at Ferguson Funeral Home, Plain City.
Condolences may be expressed
LILLIAN MAY ELEY
Lillian May Eley, 61, of Denver, Colo., formerly of
unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at St. Anthony's Hospital
Before moving to Colorado in 1998, she was a former employee of
National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors in Columbus.
also was associated in accounting at Memorial Hospital of Union
for many years.
She enjoyed skiing, four-wheeling, camping, hiking,
boating and ice
fishing. She also enjoyed reading, taking walks and trips to
the zoo and
spending time with her friends and family.
A 1962 graduate of
Marysville High School, she was born May 3, 1945, in
Marysville to the late
Charles and Audrey Warren Ferris. She also was
predeceased by her first
husband, Marvin Smith, whom she married in
1965; her father-in-law, Carl W.
Eley in 1994; a sister-in-law, Robin
Ferris; a brother-in-law, Russell "Gus"
Rosette and a nephew, Robert Rosette.
She is survived by her husband, Dan
F. Eley of Westminster, Colo., whom
she married April 28, 1987, in East
Liberty; a son, Eric Smith of
Marysville; two stepsons, Damon (Randi Jackson)
Eley of Columbus, and
Derek Eley of Deltona, Fla.; three sisters, Char
(Curtis) Daggett of
Myrtle Beach, S.C., Ginny Rosette of Tampa, Fla., and
Morris of Bellefontaine; a brother, Charles Ferris of
mother-in-law, Janice Eley of East Liberty; a sister-in-law,
Casper of Dunkirk; four brothers-in-law, Dave Eley and James
of East Liberty, John (Robyn) Eley of Franklin, Ind., and
(Amanda) Eley of Marysville; a step-granddaughter, Corinn; two
Amy Westervelt of Columbus, and Frank Westervelt of Marengo; and
nieces, nephews and friends.
Calling hours will be Friday from 2 to 4
and 6 to 9 p.m. at Underwood
Funeral Home, where funeral services will be
held Saturday at 10 a.m.
with John Eley officiating. Burial will be at East
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer
Frantz Road, Dublin, OH 43017.
Condolences may be expressed
to the family at
Donald A. Lyle, 52, of Oak Hill and formerly of Marysville,
suddenly Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, in Talladega, Ala., at the
He retired from active duty in 1995 from the U.S. Air
Force as a master
sergeant specializing in Combat Arms Instruction. He began
career with Amerihost Inn in Jeffersonville as a manager and
promoted to general manager at the Amerihost Inn in St. Marys
retiring to Oak Hill.
He was an avid Dale Earnhardt Jr. fan and, at
the time of his death, was
preparing to do a ride-along with a NASCAR driver.
He enjoyed hunting,
fishing, camping and spending quality time with his
family and friends.
He maintained friendships and family relationships
through his love of
talking on the telephone.
He was a life member of the
Disabled American Veterans, National Rifle
Association and the North American
Hunting Club, and a member of the St.
Marys' Chamber of Commerce.
born Nov. 14, 1953, in Columbus, to the late Donald B. Lyle and
Schearer Lyle Strupper. He also was predeceased by an uncle,
He is survived by his wife, the former Janet M. Fraker, to whom he
married May 10, 1972, and with whom he spent and enjoyed many
years; their children, Jennifer Lyle and her special friend Jim
of Oak Hill, Jeremy (Mandy) Lyle of Jeffersonville, and James
Lyle of St. Marys; six grandchildren, Joseph, Clayton, Justin,
Mackenzie and Judith; a stepfather, Charles W. (Marge) Strupper
Lakeview; an aunt, Nellie Geyer of Marysville; half-brothers, Jack
Rice of Galion, Steve (Deloris) Rice of Tulsa, Okla.; father-
mother-in-law, Harold and Barbara Fraker of Oldtown, Fla., and
of Marysville; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Terry and Bev Fraker
Oldtown, Fla., Roy and Susan Fraker of Marysville, Harold Lee and
Fraker of Marion, Debbie Abbey and Jim Misplon of Milford Center,
Bill and Brenda Hudson of Raymond; and numerous nieces, nephews
Calling hours will be today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at
Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m.
the Rev. David Hudson, a nephew of the deceased, officiating.
will follow at Oakdale Cemetery where full military honors will
provided by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, from which the
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart
care of the funeral home.
Charles Darin Rognon, 44, of Marysville, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006,
Mt. Carmel West Hospital, Columbus, with his family and friends at
side after an extended illness.
He was employed for several years with
Dominion Homes overseeing and
completing last-minute details and maintenance
issues prior to
homeowners taking possession.
He was a member of the
Marysville Eagles Aerie No. 3506 and Marysville
Moose Lodge No. 1651.
was an avid fisherman and hunter and a great fan of the Dallas
greatest joy came from being surrounded by his children and family.
born Jan. 17, 1962, in Zanesville, to Charles M. and Jean Calihan
was preceded in death by his father and an infant son,
Survivors include his children, Darin "D.J." Rognon, and
each of the home; his mother and step-father, Jean and
of Marysville; a brother, Mike (Pam) Rognon, and a sister,
Farmer, each of Marysville; a half-brother, Terry Rognon of
former wife, Barb Miller of Marysville; two aunts, Shirley
Zanesville, and Diane (Jim) Ingles of Plain City; two uncles,
(Bobbie) Calihan of Westerville, and Jim Rognon of Nevada; his
and nephews, Shannon, Shane, Cameron and Danielle Rognon, Brandon
Christopher Salmons, Kyle Holbrook, Brian, Bradley and Brittany
Angie Kise, Courtney and Terry Rognon, Victoria Long, Erica Burkard
David, Tiffany and Bridget Giles; special family and friends,
Owen, Betty Giles, Lora Owen, Danny Furrow, Earl Siders, and Sue
and many cousins and friends.
A graveside service will be held
Monday at 11 a.m. at Oakdale Cemetery
with Paul Reynolds officiating. At the
deceased's request, no calling
hours will be observed.
contributions may be made on the family's behalf to Mannasmith
to assist with funeral expenses.
Condolences may be expressed at www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com
Anna M. Shuler, 84, of Marysville, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 8,
at The Gables at Green Pasture following an extended illness.
was a loving and wonderful mother and grandmother who enjoyed being
She was a member of the Marysville Eagles Auxiliary and a former
of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in London.
She was born March 9, 1922,
in London, to the late John S. and Mae
Rinehart French. Twice married, she
was preceded in death by her
husbands, Elmer D. Boggs and Clarence A. Shuler;
a son, Michael E.
Boggs; three grandchildren, Donnie Boggs, Mark Cooper and
Kim Silva; and
one brother and three sisters.
She is survived by her
children, Beverly A. (Gene) McClain and Diana G.
(Ron) Shuler of Marysville,
Donald M. Boggs of Arizona, and Jerry Lee
(Jill) Boggs of London;
stepchildren, Julia (Don) Smith, Roxann Dixon of
McClintock of Georgia, Rick (Carmen) Shuler of North
Lewisburg, and James
(Sharon) Shuler of Virginia; 20 grandchildren; 41
great-grandchildren; and 14
Calling hours will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at
Ingram Funeral Home. A
graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at
Cemetery with Pastor Larry Wagner officiating.
contributions may be given to the funeral home to assist the
DANIEL BAIN RICHARDSON
Daniel Bain Richardson, 45, of Marysville and formerly
of Columbus, died
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at the Ohio State University
A 1978 graduate of Worthington High School, he had attended
State University and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He had worked
landscaping design and construction.
An animal lover, he especially
enjoyed bird watching. He liked to go
camping with his family and enjoyed
reading, playing catch and going
fishing with his sons.
He was born Oct.
28, 1961, in Minneapolis, and was predeceased by his
grandparents; an aunt,
Jane West; and uncles, George Nelson, M.D., and
survived by his wife, Debra Stevens Richardson, whom he married
May 13, 1995
in Riverlea; two sons, Anthony and Nathan; his parents,
Herb and Priscilla
Richardson of Marysville; a sister, Katherine
Richardson of Grandview
Heights; a brother, Herbert (Sarah) Richardson
III of Powell; his
mother-in-law, Rose Stevens of Riverlea; three
uncles, Thomas "Tuck" (Betty)
Richardson of Minnesota, Douglas (Marcia)
Richardson of New Jersey, and James
(Dixie) Nelson of Florida; and two
nieces, Emily and Katie.
will receive friends Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. at
Funeral Home. Private services will be held later.
Memorial contributions may
be made to the Union County Humane Society.
Condolences may be expressed to
the family at
THOMAS ANTHONY "TONY" GALE
Thomas Anthony "Tony" Gale, 53, of Plain City,
died suddenly Saturday,
Nov. 4, 2006, as a result of an automobile accident
He retired from Ranco Controls of Plain City after 35 years
employment. He was a "big Ford man" and belonged to the Mustang Club
Ohio with his daughter Toni. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing
especially bowling at Plain City Lanes and tournaments.
He was born
March 13, 1953, in Delaware, and was preceded in death by
Charles D. and Glenna Mae Moore Gale.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years,
Teresa Thomas Gale; a daughter,
Toni Gale of Plain City; brothers, Charlie
(Stephanie) Gale of
Arkansas, Richard (Susie) Gale of Plain City, Larry
(Sharon) Kanniard of
Dover, Del., and Kenneth Kanniard of California; and a
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ferguson
Plain City. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday
a.m. at Forest Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made
to the American Heart Association,
5455 N. High St., Columbus, OH
Condolences may be expressed at www.fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com.
MARISSA ANN GRAHAM
Marissa Ann Graham, infant daughter of Dennis and Jennifer
Marysville, was born and died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at
Hospital of Union County.
She was predeceased by her maternal
grandfather, Thomas T. Robbins.
She is survived by her parents; a sister,
Brianna; maternal grandmother,
Sherry A. Robbins of Marysville; paternal
grandparents, Donald and
Evelyn Graham of Marysville; aunts and uncles, Tim
(Vera) Robbins of
Grove City, Chris (Kelly) Robbins of Sunbury, Tommy
(Shannon) Robbins of
Columbus, Ron (Sue) Graham of Marysville, Rick (Julie)
Hilliard, and Beverley (Scott) Gearhart of Marysville; and many
other relatives and friends of the family.
services will be held at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran
Church. The Rev.
Jack Heino will officiate and burial will be at the
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran
Arrangements are being handled by Underwood Funeral Home.