Archived Obituaries November 2006


DEBORAH M. ANSLEY
Deborah M. Ansley, 47, of Richwood, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at
Riverside Hospital in Columbus, after a brief illness.
She graduated from Pleasant High School and previously was a bus driver
for North Union Schools. She had worked the past several years as an
operator for 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 in LaRue.
On Aug. 9, 1985, she was joined in marriage to Clifton "Mike" Ansley who
survives. She also is survived by two daughters, Kara L. (Adam) White of
Marion, and Jesica L. Ansley at home and her fiancÚ Marcus Schmelzer of
Richwood; two sons, Arthur "A.J." Ansley and Patrick "P.J." Ansley, both
at home; three grandchildren, Tatum, Maddison and Kaden White; a sister,
Terrie (Steve) Phillips of Marion; two brothers, Richard (Gretchen)
Roszman of LaRue, and Douglas (Sandy) Roszman of Marion; and several
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., Marion, where
funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at
Price Cemetery in Richwood.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
GunderHallFolk@aol.com.

EARNEST H.P. DAUM

Earnest H.P. Daum, 84, of Huntsville, formerly of Marysville, died
Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine after a
five-month illness.
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 II.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and attended school at St.
John's Lutheran. During his retirement years, he and his late wife,
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 relatives.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Underwood Funeral
Home where the family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8
p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral service. The Rev. Barry Scott
will officiate and burial will be at Oakdale Cemetery beside Mr. Daum's
wife. Military honors will be provided by the Union County Military
Funeral Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church
memorial fund.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

CHARLES EARL BUTCH FRAZELL
Charles Earl "Butch" Frazell, 53, of Marysville, died suddenly Thursday,
Nov. 23, 2006, as a result of a shooting at his residence.
He enjoyed being around people and playing bingo wherever he could find
a game. A 1971 Jonathan Alder graduate, he was previously employed by
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, Floyd Burchett.
He is survived by sisters, Patty Burchett of Unionville Center, Carol
(Sam) Skaggs of Plain City, and Nellie Masten of Elkart, Ind.; a
brother, Steve (Karen) Frazell of Plain City; and a brother-in-law,
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, Plain City.
Arrangements are being handled by Ferguson Funeral Home, Plain City.
Condolences may be sent to
www.fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com.

LYDIA 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 fall.
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 Beach, Fla.,
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, Fla.
Calling hours will be Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Ferguson Funeral
Home, Plain City. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at
Jerome United Methodist Church, where the family will receive friends
one hour prior to the service. Pastor Gloria Brooks will officiate and
burial will be in the Jerome Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be sent to
www.fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com.

JOHN W. SPAIN
John W. Spain, 89, formerly of Marysville, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2006,
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 Hilliard.
According to his wishes, Mr. Spain will be cremated.

JOHN M. "JACK" WOOD
John M. "Jack" Wood, 78, of Milford Center, died Saturday evening, Nov.
25, 2006, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, following a brief illness.
He was retired after 43 years as a professional truck driver.
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.
He was married March 31, 1950, in Milford Center, to Judith M. Clapham.
She survives, as do their children, Karen L. (Wesley) Worrell of
Rushylvania, Butch M. (Betty) Wood of Raymond, and Debbie Miketa of
Marysville; nine 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 at Milford
Center Cemetery. The family will receive family and friends from 11 a.m.
until the service. Military honors will be provided at the cemetery by
the Union County Honor Guard.
Pallbearers will be Wesley Worrell, Luke Worrell, Lance Worrell, Jason
Co'lon, Shawn Wood, Jeff Thompson and Barry Hempy.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in
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 8pm.
Funeral service will be held Monday at 1pm at the funeral home with the
Rev. Ann Marie Winters officiating. Burial will be held at Pataskala Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Carmel Hospice, 1144 Dublin
Road, Columbus, Oh., 43215.

GARY MADISON ROBSON
Gary Madison Robson, 57, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and formerly of Grove
City, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at Englewood Community Hospital.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He graduated from
Bowling Green State University with a bachelor's degree in science in
1974. He was a microbiologist for the state of Ohio and after 29 years
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 Gideon's International.
He was born June 21, 1949, in Kenton, to Kernan and Wilma Lucas Robson.
His mother preceded him in death and his father resides in Marysville.
Survivors include his wife of five years, Debbie S. Robson of Port
Charlotte, Fla.; sons Lance Robson of Zanesfield, and Ross (Sherry)
Robson of Marysville; a stepson, Ty (Kristen) Hughes of Salem, Mass.; a
stepdaughter, Carissa (David) Dahlen of Eagan, Minn.; brothers, Richard
(Robin) Robson of Marysville, and Paul Robson of Edmond, Okla.; and
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, Xenia.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon's International, P.O. Box
380663, Murdock, Fla. 33938.
Condolences may be sent to
www.schoedinger.com

ERA SIMONE
Era Simone, 92, of Steubenville, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, in Lancia
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 husband, Carl
Simone, an infant son, and two brothers, Patric Simone and Martin Simone.
She is survived by a daughter, Theresa (Eugene) Milliken of
Steubenville; a brother, Reno Simone of Florence, Ariz.; four
grandchildren, Douglas Dixon, Karen Alavi, Sherri Low and Jeffrey Dixon;
and six great-grandchildren, Michael Alavi, Matthew Dixon, Kaitlyn
Alavi, Nissa Low, Devon Mayfield and Issaiah Mayfield.
A memorial service will be held Sunday at noon at St. John's Lutheran
Church, 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 son, Harry
Wayne (Sue) Bays of Golden, Colo.; eight grandchildren; two
stepgrandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Saturday at Wallace Memorial Cemetery,
Clintonville, W.Va.
Arrangements were handled by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle, W.Va.

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.
She was retired from OM Scotts where she had worked in accounts payable
for 18 years and formerly served as the manager of Certified Oil for 10
years. She was a member of Pottersburg United Methodist Church and was
valedictorian of 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 preceded in
death by her mother, a brother, Oliver Pearl Boysel, an infant sister,
Vannessa Arlene Boysel, and a grandson, Christian Brannan.
Survivors include her father and stepmother, Jessie and Carol Boysel of
London; two daughters, Tracy (Randy) Diamond of Marysville, and
Cassandra (Rob) Landen; her son, Chad (Mindy) Nichols of West Liberty;
five grandchildren, Tiffany Barker, Damion and Jordan Brannan, and
Shannon and Tommy Cotterman; two sisters, Julia (Dave) Ogan of West
Mansfield, and Pricillia (John) Ogan of Richwood; her brother, Jessie L.
(Edith) Boysel Jr. of Sussex, N.J.; and several nieces, nephews, aunts,
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.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Eichholtz Funeral
Home, Bellefontaine, where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10
a.m. with Gene Marine officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com

ROSE NOLAND

Rose Noland, 93, of Johnstown, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006.
She was a member of the Orbiting Squares dance club. She was an avid
quilter, gardener and bowler which earned her recognition as the "Oldest
Bowler In Johnstown."
She was born March 14, 1913, in Columbus, to the late Harvey Sr. and
Mary Ellen Simpson Bush. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56
years, Orville E. Noland, and two brothers, George and Harvey Bush Jr.
She is survived by her children, Lowell E. (Marilyn) formally of
Marysville, John and his special friend, Dee Brewer of Silver Spring,
Fla., and Dan (Mary Ann) Noland of Carmel, Ind.; daughter-in-law, Judy
Noland of Johnstown; grandchildren, Wendy (Russ) Huffman, Ray (Ninny)
Noland, Scott (Jackie) Noland, Tony Noland, Ric (Deidra) Noland,
Christina (Brent) Badger, Bryan (Kami) Noland and Greg Noland, 14
great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Ruth
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
Cemetery, Johnstown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or
Hospice of Central Ohio.

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, grandmother,
great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother.
She was a lifetime member and the oldest living member of the Millcreek
Church of Christ and was the oldest alumni of Liberty Rural High School,
having graduated in 1931.
She enjoyed gardening and sewing and was a great fan of the Cincinnati
Reds. She and her husband first traveled to Florida in 1949 and enjoyed
many winters throughout the years, spending most of their time in
Riverview, Fla.
She possessed a great wit and a terrific sense of humor and helped
create many wonderful and happy memories for her family.
She was born Sept. 28, 1913, near Lunda, to the late Herbert and Fern
Middleton 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
brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Survivors include her daughter, Alice (Bob) Russell of Raymond; her son,
Tim (Yvonne) Orahood of Raymond; seven grandchildren, Stan (Teresa)
Russell, Jeff (Shauna) Russell, Gail (Bill) Meddles, Bev (Tim) Turner,
Carin (Mike) Greene, Jerri Lu (Walt) Meddles and Herb (Heidi) Orahood;
19 great-grandchildren, Michelle (Mike) Cool, Casey (Amy) Russell,
Yolanda Russell, Shaun (Mary) Russell, Stacey Russell, Seth and Olivia
Stock, Emily (Doug) Robinson, Jacob (Jackie) Meddles, Zack Hamm, Robby,
Nick and Matt Turner, Capt. Brittany Smith, Amanda and Ali Meddles, and
Holly, Haley and Heather Orahood; six great-great-grandchildren, Austin
and Alisson Cool, Autumn Russell, Camden Russell, and Derek and Joey
Robinson; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Nell Rea of Raymond,
Frieda (Clarence) Amos of West Liberty, Francis Orahood, Leila (Sam)
Hone, and Beulah Orahood, each of Bellefontaine, Goldie Garwood and Jack
Orahood, each of West Mansfield; Sandra (Joe) Slavin of DeGraff, and
Jack Jones of Mt. Victory; numerous nieces and nephews; and her church family.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Mannasmith Funeral
Home. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Millcreek
Church of Christ. Jack Knox will officiate and burial will take place at
the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Millcreek Church of Christ or
Liberty Township EMS in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com.

THOMAS ADAM CRIDER
Thomas Adam Crider, 2 1/2, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, at home in
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 trucks.
He was born March 2, 2004, in Marysville, to Steven G. Crider and Megan
Carter. He was predeceased by a stepsister, Tamara Louise Crider, and
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 will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross.


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 Co.
He was preceded in death by parents, Robert and Doris Grace.
He was survived by a very loving wife, Jackie; daughter Josie Marie
Grace; stepson David Scott Ewing and his special friend Melanie Cline;
stepgrandchildren 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 close friends.
Calling hours will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Deyo-Davis Funeral
Home, 1578 W. First Ave., Grandview Heights, where the funeral service
will follow at 8 p.m. with Pastor Martin Dennis officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lifeline of Ohio, 770 Kinnear
Road, Suite 200, Columbus, OH 43212.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.deyodavis.com. and click on the
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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 Richwood.
Also surviving is her son, Andrew M. Myford of Delaware, sister and
brothers, Johna E. (Steve) Gilliam of Prospect, Danny L. (Jackie) Sheets
and Robert R. (Cheryl) Sheets of Delaware; grandmother, Leona Zachariah
of Richwood; and her ex-husband, Duncan Myford of Magnetic Springs.
Memorial services will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Stofcheck Funeral
Home in Richwood, where friends may call Friday from 5 p.m. until the
time of the service. The Rev. Joseph Rhea will officiate.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross, 5 W. Winter
St., Delaware, OH 43015.


MARK ALLAN ROACH

Mark Allan Roach, 43, of West Mansfield, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006,
at his home after several years of multiple illnesses and complications.
A 1981 graduate of South High School in Willoughby, he was a certified
roof specialist for several years and also worked in construction and
small engine repair. He was mechanically inclined beyond measure and
possessed great compassion for the elderly, young children and animals
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.
He was dearly loved by his family, and his greatest joy came from
spending time with his daughters.
He was born June 10, 1963, in Cleveland, the second child and only son
of Paul T. and Judy Gordon Roach. He was predeceased by his beloved
grandmother, Eileen Gordon. His mother survives in Bellefontaine, and
his father and step-mother, Nancy Bassett Roach, reside in Concord.
Other survivors include his children, Malia and Arionna Roach, and their
mother, Donna, each of Zanesfield, and Courtney and Curtis Roach of
Virginia Beach, Va.; three sisters, Brenda (Kim Alan) Stevenson and
Dianna (Chris) Brown, each of Bellefontaine, and Jane Frazier and her
special friend Mike Reames of West Mansfield; and numerous nieces,
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 Mansfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Malia and Arionna Roach
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.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and Stephen Ministries in Midland.
He enjoyed announcing football games, trout fishing, traveling, Michigan
State University sports and participating in school theater productions.
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 degree from
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 Carloni, Emilie
and Makenna Dunlap, and Katie, Alexis and Lee Christian Workman; a
sister-in-law, Suzanne Jaskewicz of Tampa, Fla.; a nephew, John (Chris)
Berry of Roseville, Mich.; two nieces, Jennifer (James) Beckenhaupt of
N.J., and Katie Jaskewicz of Tampa, Fla; and many cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran
Church, 3701 Jefferson Ave., Midland, Mich. Calling hours will be
Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Wilson Miller Funeral Home, 4210
North Saginaw Road, Midland. Interment will be at Midland City Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions made be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Midland.
Underwood Funeral Home is assisting the family locally.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

BRETT EDWARD FORNEY
Brett Edward Forney, 32, of Westerville, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, at
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 staff.
As a third grader at Robert Frost Elementary, he enjoyed the outdoors,
fishing and animals. He liked to play Nintendo and Packman with his
family and friends. He also participated in scouting and soccer.
He was born Oct. 16, 1974, in Columbus, and was predeceased by his
mother, Rose "Lee" Roebuck Forney and his grandfathers, Everett H.
Forney and Doyle E. Roebuck.
He is survived by his father, Ed Forney of Westerville; a brother, Scott
of North Lewisburg; a sister, Kate of Westerville; his grandmothers,
Mary Forney of Westerville, and Laura Lee Roebuck of Marysville; several
great-aunts and -uncles; and numerous aunts and uncles and cousins.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date.
Underwood Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Heinzerling Memorial
Foundation, 1800 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.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

GARY R. LANE

Gary R. Lane, 60, of DeGraff, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at the Miami
Valley Hospital in Dayton, as a result of a motorcycle accident.
He worked for Midwest Express as a fork lift driver. An Army veteran, he
was a member of the AMVETS. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, cooking and
being an all around "Mr. Fixit" handyman. His favorite pastime was
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 Bellefontaine;
daughters, Patricia "Patty" (Mike) Galloway of Marysville, Charlene Lane
of Redmond, Wash., and Mindy Lane of Bellefontaine; brothers, Jim R.
(Glenna) Lane of Tampa, Fla., Ranny P. Lane and Steve A. Lane of
DeGraff; a sister, Betty Deldion of Kenton; and grandchildren, Erin,
Dallas and Cordell Galloway, Brandon and Colt Lane and Timothy Hobart.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Eichholtz Funeral Home,
Bellefontaine, where funeral services will follow at 3 p.m., with the
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.
She was born Feb. 27, 1944, in Columbus, to the late Denzil and Wilma
Reed Porter. She also was predeceased by her husband, Mark Pruitt, and a
sister, Becky Hixson.
She is survived by children, Robert Millington, William (Rose)
Millington and Michael (Star) Millington, all of Plain City, and Mark
(Lois) Millington of Hilliard; stepchildren,   Mark Pruitt and Jesse
Pruitt of Florida; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;
sisters, Terri Thompson of Athens, Pam Walker of Logan, and Davina
(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 at fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com.


LILLIAN MAY ELEY

Lillian May Eley, 61, of Denver, Colo., formerly of Marysville, died
unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at St. Anthony's Hospital in Denver.
Before moving to Colorado in 1998, she was a former employee of the
National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors in Columbus. She
also was associated in accounting at Memorial Hospital of Union County
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 Sandy (Doug)
Morris of Bellefontaine; a brother, Charles Ferris of Marysville; her
mother-in-law, Janice Eley of East Liberty; a sister-in-law, Jenny (Ron)
Casper of Dunkirk; four brothers-in-law, Dave Eley and James Eley, both
of East Liberty, John (Robyn) Eley of Franklin, Ind., and Thomas
(Amanda) Eley of Marysville; a step-granddaughter, Corinn; two cousins,
Amy Westervelt of Columbus, and Frank Westervelt of Marengo; and many
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 Liberty Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5555
Frantz Road, Dublin, OH 43017.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

DONALD A. LYLE
Donald A. Lyle, 52, of Oak Hill and formerly of Marysville, died
suddenly Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, in Talladega, Ala., at the NASCAR racetrack.
He retired from active duty in 1995 from the U.S. Air Force as a master
sergeant specializing in Combat Arms Instruction. He began his civilian
career with Amerihost Inn in Jeffersonville as a manager and then was
promoted to general manager at the Amerihost Inn in St. Marys before
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.
He was born Nov. 14, 1953, in Columbus, to the late Donald B. Lyle and
Irene Schearer Lyle Strupper. He also was predeceased by an uncle,
Samuel Schearer.
He is survived by his wife, the former Janet M. Fraker, to whom he was
married May 10, 1972, and with whom he spent and enjoyed many wonderful
years; their children, Jennifer Lyle and her special friend Jim McKenzie
of Oak Hill, Jeremy (Mandy) Lyle of Jeffersonville, and James (April)
Lyle of St. Marys; six grandchildren, Joseph, Clayton, Justin, Allyson,
Mackenzie and Judith; a stepfather, Charles W. (Marge) Strupper of
Lakeview; an aunt, Nellie Geyer of Marysville; half-brothers, Jack (Pat)
Rice of Galion, Steve (Deloris) Rice of Tulsa, Okla.; father- and
mother-in-law, Harold and Barbara Fraker of Oldtown, Fla., and formerly
of Marysville; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Terry and Bev Fraker of
Oldtown, Fla., Roy and Susan Fraker of Marysville, Harold Lee and Cathy
Fraker of Marion, Debbie Abbey and Jim Misplon of Milford Center, and
Bill and Brenda Hudson of Raymond; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Calling hours will be today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Ingram
Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with
the Rev. David Hudson, a nephew of the deceased, officiating. Burial
will follow at Oakdale Cemetery where full military honors will be
provided by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, from which the deceased retired.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in
care of the funeral home.

CHARLES DARIN ROGNON
Charles Darin Rognon, 44, of Marysville, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, at
Mt. Carmel West Hospital, Columbus, with his family and friends at his
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.
He was an avid fisherman and hunter and a great fan of the Dallas
Cowboys. His greatest joy came from being surrounded by his children and family.
He was born Jan. 17, 1962, in Zanesville, to Charles M. and Jean Calihan
Rognon. He was preceded in death by his father and an infant son, Derek Rognon.
Survivors include his children, Darin "D.J." Rognon, and Christy Rognon,
each of the home; his mother and step-father, Jean and Charles Wolford
of Marysville; a brother, Mike (Pam) Rognon, and a sister, Tami (Terry)
Farmer, each of Marysville; a half-brother, Terry Rognon of Dresden; his
former wife, Barb Miller of Marysville; two aunts, Shirley Calihan of
Zanesville, and Diane (Jim) Ingles of Plain City; two uncles, Palmer
(Bobbie) Calihan of Westerville, and Jim Rognon of Nevada; his nieces
and nephews, Shannon, Shane, Cameron and Danielle Rognon, Brandon and
Christopher Salmons, Kyle Holbrook, Brian, Bradley and Brittany Farmer,
Angie Kise, Courtney and Terry Rognon, Victoria Long, Erica Burkard and
David, Tiffany and Bridget Giles; special family and friends, Lorna
Owen, Betty Giles, Lora Owen, Danny Furrow, Earl Siders, and Sue Miller;
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.
Memorial contributions may be made on the family's behalf to Mannasmith
Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com

ANNA M. SHULER
Anna M. Shuler, 84, of Marysville, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 8, 2006,
at The Gables at Green Pasture following an extended illness.
She was a loving and wonderful mother and grandmother who enjoyed being
with her family.
She was a member of the Marysville Eagles Auxiliary and a former member
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
Marysville, Bonnita McClintock of Georgia, Rick (Carmen) Shuler of North
Lewisburg, and James (Sharon) Shuler of Virginia; 20 grandchildren; 41
great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
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 the Raymond
Cemetery with Pastor Larry Wagner officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to the funeral home to assist the
family with funeral expenses.


DANIEL BAIN RICHARDSON

Daniel Bain Richardson, 45, of Marysville and formerly of Columbus, died
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at the Ohio State University Medical Center.
A 1978 graduate of Worthington High School, he had attended the Ohio
State University and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He had worked in
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
John Richardson.
He is 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.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. at
Underwood 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
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

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 in Marysville.
He retired from Ranco Controls of Plain City after 35 years of
employment. He was a "big Ford man" and belonged to the Mustang Club of
Ohio with his daughter Toni. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and
especially bowling at Plain City Lanes and tournaments.
He was born March 13, 1953, in Delaware, and was preceded in death by
his parents, 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 son, Tristan.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ferguson Funeral Home,
Plain City. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30
a.m. at Forest Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association,
5455 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com.

MARISSA ANN GRAHAM

Marissa Ann Graham, infant daughter of Dennis and Jennifer Graham of
Marysville, was born and died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Memorial
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) Graham of
Hilliard, and Beverley (Scott) Gearhart of Marysville; and many cousins,
other relatives and friends of the family.
Private funeral services will be held at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran
Church. The Rev. Jack Heino will officiate and burial will be at the
church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran School.
Arrangements are being handled by Underwood Funeral Home.