Archived Obituaries August 2007
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HUBERT ROLAND HINTON
Hubert Roland Hinton, 93, of Milford Center, died Thursday, Aug. 30,
2007, at The Denver Hospice in Aurora, Colo., surrounded by his three daughters.
He was a retired school administrator in Union and Champaign counties.
He graduated from The Ohio State University in 1935 and began as a
teacher and librarian in Georgetown, Ohio. He later taught in
Hicksville. He moved to Union County in 1948. His career in education
continued as superintendent of schools from 1948 until 1955 at the Union
Local School in Milford Center. He then transferred to Mechanicsburg,
where he taught and was the high school principal from 1956 until 1966.
His public school career ended as the Marysville High School principal
from 1966 through 1971. He often remarked to family and friends that
there was never a day that he didn't look forward to and enjoy being a teacher.
He was a former Boy Scout leader in Georgetown before moving to Milford
Center. He also was a member of Palestine Lodge No. 158 F&AM, Milford
Center Lions Club, Ohio Education Association and National Education
Association, and he was instrumental in establishing the Union County
Retired Teachers Association.
In his retirement, he worked for the Journal-Tribune and O.M. Scotts. He
attended Milford Center United Methodist Church, where he also taught Sunday school.
He was born Nov. 22, 1913, in Washington County, to the late James W.
and Clara E. Michaelis Hinton. He also was preceded in death by five
brothers, two sisters and one son-in-law, Michael Drebena. He was
married April 8, 1939, in Georgetown, to the former Ruth Mary Glaze. She
predeceased him Dec. 21, 1982.
Survivors include his daughters, Barbara Drebena of Aurora, Colo., Joyce
Hinton of La Crescenta, Calif., and Cathy (Michael) Burns of Plain City;
six grandchildren, Laura (Joel) Boehmer of Springfield, Jennifer Burns
of Hilliard, Meredith (Rick) Queen of Milford Center, Ashley (Lennie)
Camboni of Hilliard, Eric Cherry of Australia, and Kiersten Cherry of La
Crescenta, Calif.; three great-grandchildren, Natalie and Edward Boehmer
and Hayden Queen; and a sister-in-law, Catherine Naylor of Georgetown.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home,
where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev.
Ronald Payne officiating. Burial will follow at the Milford Center Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Denver Hospice, 501 S. Cherry
St., Suite 700, Denver, CO 80246 or in care of the funeral home.


VIRGINIA ELLEN SMITH

Virginia Ellen Smith, 95, of West Mansfield, died Thursday, Aug. 30,
2007, at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine, after a serious one-week illness.
A loving homemaker, she was a very supportive and active mother to her children.
She and her husband were longtime proprietors of Smith's Drugstore and
Variety Stores in West Mansfield and Ridgeway, and she formerly worked
at Harding's Machine & Screw Company.
She was a 1929 graduate of East Liberty High School and celebrated her
75th high school reunion on May 29, 2004. She attended Miami University
and Ohio University and volunteered as a Girl Scout leader.
She had lived parts of her life in Ohio, Wisconsin, Indiana, and
Florida, and enjoyed wintering in Alabama.
She possessed a keen mind and a wonderful sense of humor and was the
beloved matriarch of her family.
She was born Jan. 27, 1912, in West Mansfield, to the late Fred and
Florence Crane Van Cleve. She married Hansel J. Smith on Dec. 31, 1936,
in Indiana, and he preceded her in death on June 27, 1991. She also was
preceded in death by her son-in-law, Robert "Bob" Carpenter.
Survivors include three children, Richard "Dick" (Linda) Smith of
Jacksonville, Fla.; C. Micheal "Mike" (Mary) Smith of Albuquerque, N.M.;
and Sue Ellen Carpenter of West Mansfield; seven grandchildren, Caroline
Smith, RusselSmith, Mike J. (Julie) Smith, Linda (Bobby) Smith, Steven
(Jessica) Smith, Robert S. (Barbara) Carpenter and JoNell (Jim) Rowan;
and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the
Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home, West Mansfield. The Rev. Jim
Wise will officiate, and burial will take place at Greenlawn Cemetery.
Friends may call Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the West Mansfield United
Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com.

DOROTHY LAVERNE PATTERSON

Dorothy Laverne Patterson, 81, of Richwood, died late Tuesday evening,
Aug. 28, 2007, at the Heartland of Marysville.
She was a homemaker and member of the Claibourne Advent Christian
Church. She was a caring person who loved the Lord and her family.
She had a passion for music, especially gospel, Bluegrass and country
music. She also enjoyed animals and taking trips to Renfro Valley, Ky.
She was a member of the Richwood Civic Center.
She was born Sept. 21, 1925, in Somersville, to the late Clarence "Buck"
and Opal Wood Haines. She also was predeceased by a daughter, Judy
Kinikin Schemmel; two sisters, Mildred Kerns and Helen Horney; and a
brother, Ted Haines.
On Sept. 27, 1956, she married Thomas E. Patterson, and he survives.
Also surviving are her children, Donna K. Kinikin Henderson of Port St.
Lucie, Fla., Michael Kinikin of Reno, Nev., Thomas Steven (Nancy)
Patterson of Butler, Ind., and Stuart E. (Connie) Patterson and Barbara
Patterson (George) Scheiderer of Marysville; seven grandchildren; and
one sister, Joanne Lindley of East Liberty.
Friends may call Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral
Home, Richwood. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at
Price Cemetery. Pastor Danny Grose will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to a humane society of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.stofcheck-ballinger.com.

MABEL F. PUCKETT

Mabel F. Puckett, 93, of Urbana, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at
Heartland of Marysville.
She was retired from the Champaign Nursing Home.
She was born May 28, 1914, in Clinton County, a daughter of the late
Gusta and Mintie Layman Davis. She also was predeceased by her husband,
Francis Puckett; a half-sister, Helen Gardner; two half-brothers, Roy
Fields and Shorty Fields; and a brother and sister-in-law, Vernie and Ruth Davis.
Survivors include a son, Robert (Sandy) Puckett of Milford Center; four
grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive callers Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the
Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home, Urbana, where services will be held
Friday at 10 a.m. Graveside services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at
Mount Orab Cemetery, Mount Orab.
Memorial contributions may be made to Loving Care Hospice of Marysville,
113 S. Main St., Marysville, OH 43040.

JOSEPHINE EMMA SIMMONS
Josephine Emma Simmons, 88, a lifetime resident of West Mansfield, died
Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, at Logan Acres in Bellefontaine, after a short
illness, with her loving children at her side.
A devoted homemaker, she lived a full and happy life and enriched the
lives of so many others.
She was a 50-year member of West Mansfield United Methodist Church and
enjoyed her affiliation with the United Methodist Women and the American
Legion Auxiliary. She found great comfort in reading the Bible and Bible study.
She especially enjoyed playing cards and bingo, taking pictures and
traveling. She treasured all family gatherings, but took the most care
to make Christmas an especially memorable and special time for her family.
She was born Sept. 30, 1918, in West Mansfield, to the late Joseph and
Rosary Clemens Miller. She married Gerald "Red" Simmons May 6, 1944, in
Bellefontaine, and he preceded her in death on May 12, 1993. She also
was preceded in death by her siblings, Frankie Eastman, Edna DeVita,
Clarence Miller, Russell Miller and Edith Miller.
Survivors include her children, Diane (Darrell) Stanley of West
Mansfield, Gary (Carol) Simmons of Rushsylvania, William C. "Bill"
(Marie) Simmons of Spartanburg, S.C., Joyce (Steve) Acheson of Belle
Center, and Charles (Lou Anne) Simmons of Dublin; 24 grandchildren; 23
great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces,
nephews, friends, and neighbors.
Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at
Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home, West Mansfield. Services will
be held Friday at 11 a.m. at West Mansfield United Methodist Church. The
Revs. David Wilson and Jim Wise will officiate, and burial will take
place at Greenlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or
Hospice of Hardin County in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com.
 Pallbearers will be Gary L. Simmons, William "Eddie" Simmons, Timothy
Simmons, Ryan Stanley, Joel Acheson, and Ty Acheson. Honorary
pallbearers will be Mike Guthrie, Herb Schrader, Ethan Simmons, Simon
Wardle, Colt Guthrie, Jim DeWitt, Garrett Schrader, Mark Harris, Kendahl
Stanley, Austin Jones, Dylan Renkert, and Kameron Schlumbohm.


REVA R. TEMPLE

Reva R. Temple, 81, of Richwood, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Select
Specialty Hospital in Columbus.
She was a longtime member of Union Baptist Church where she had once
played piano for many years. She was a member of the Richwood Civic Center.
It was her passion to send Christian tracks to those who she felt would
benefit from learning about Christianity.
She was proud of her porcelain doll and Teddy bear collections.
She was born July 4, 1926, in West Mansfield, to the late Reed and Olive
Bargdel Drake. On Dec. 24, 1950, she married Joe H. Temple. He died Aug.
13, 1997. She also was preceded in death by a brother and sister.
She is survived by two sons, Ralph (Brenda) Temple of Richwood, and
Roger Temple of Marion; a daughter, Mary (Gregg) Darling of Marion; a
foster son, Allen (Kathy) Rausch of Richwood; four grandchildren; three
foster grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many friends,
including one special friend, Jimmi Stainbrook.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 at
Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, Richwood. Funeral services will be
held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Union Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tim
Peria officiating. Burial will follow at Price Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Union Baptist Church, 16623 Route
739, Richwood, OH  43344.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.stofcheck-ballinger.com.

ORREL R. "OATS" JOHNS

Orrel R. "Oats" Johns, 81, of Plain City, died Friday morning Aug. 24,
2007, at his residence after an extended illness.
He retired from Reliance Universal after 42 years of employment.
He was a World War II Navy veteran, Yeoman 2nd Class stationed on the
USS Ebert, (1944?1946) patrolling the coasts of Europe, Africa and the
Middle East and a proud member of the Navy Choir.
He was a member of the Plain City VFW Darby Post 3268. His enjoyment of
high school sports was shown by two decades of involvement in the
Jonathan Alder High School football and basketball programs, keeping the
official score books.
An avid bowler at the Plain City Bowling Lanes, he enjoyed participating
in local and out-of-town tournaments with his wife and other couples.
He was born Dec. 6, 1925, in Zanesville, to the late Chester and
Elizabeth Taylor Johns.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ruth Embree Johns, who was an
inductee into the Muskingum County Music Hall of Fame as part of the
original "Embree Trio;" loving children, Jeff (Denise) Johns of
Lawrenceburg, Ky., Tad (Brenda) Johns of Mt. Vernon, and Terri (Bruce)
Moder of Milford Center; eight grandchildren, Tristan Johns, Rusty (Amy)
Johns, Tabitha (Steve) Paas, Wendy Albright, Nikki Smith, Brian Mulkey,
Benjamin Moder and Bethany Moder; 13 great-grandchildren; and a brother,
Edgar (Amy) Johns of Cincinnati.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Plain City VFW, 241
Maple St. A graveside funeral service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at
Forest Grove Cemetery, Plain City, with Pastor Gerald Heimlich
officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by the Union County Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Loving Care Hospice, 113 S. Main
St., Marysville OH 43040.
Condolences may be expressed at fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com.

MARCELLA MILLEDGE WOOD
Marcella Milledge Wood, 98, of Marysville, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007,
at the Gables at Green Pastures.
A graduate of Cable High School, she lived most of her life in the
Urbana area. She retired after 20 years at Wright Patterson Air Force
Base, as a civilian in the Top Secret Weapons Components Division.
On April 11, 1952, she was awarded a monetary award, presented to her by
Colonel Goddard, for her time-saving suggestion of "Permanent Master
Copies made for Ozalid and Multilith Machines." Her suggestion saved the
government a lot of money on a daily basis.
She retired in 1962 and moved to Sebring, Fla. She moved back to Ohio in
1988 to be close to family. She lived in Urbana and moved to Marysville in 1990.
She was born, Aug. 10, 1909, in Woodstock, Champaign County, to the late
Pearl and Bessie Milledge. She also was predeceased in 1981 by her
husband of 53 years, Robert Lee Wood, to whom she was married Feb. 23,
1928. They had two children, a daughter, Roberta Cordell, who died in
2001, and a son, Marvin Wood, who died in 2005. She also was preceded in
death by two sisters and three brothers, Evelyn Pearson, Marjorie
Bridget and Warren, Donald and Thurman Milledge.
She was blessed with eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 10
great-great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, Frank (Betty) Cordell of
Mechanicsburg; a daughter-in-law, Joann Wood of Kathleen, Ga.; a
brother, Ralph (Phyllis) Milledge of Urbana; and numerous nieces and
nephews of several generations.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday from 10 to 11 a.m.
at the Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Funeral
services will be held at 11 a.m. following the visitation, with Pastor
Derrick Hurst officiating. Burial will follow at the Rose Hill Burial Park, Springfield.
Serving as pall bearers are Chad Allison, Kevin Cordell, Paul Cordell,
Robert Cordell, Brad Denty, Doug Kensinger and Chris Rausch.


DAVIEN ALLEN ANDREW SCHINDLER (CONLEY)

Davien Allen Andrew Schindler (Conley), 2 months, died unexpectedly
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, in Rammstein, Germany, where his mother is
stationed with the United States Air Force.
He was born June 4, 2007, at Landsthul Regional Medical Center in
Landsthul, Germany, to Heather Nicole Conley of Raymond, and Michael
James Schindler of California. He was predeceased by great-grandparents,
Alma and Carl Chamblin, Gay Harries and William LaLonde, and an uncle,
Nicholas Schindler.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a twin brother, Mikah
Timothy James Schindler; maternal grandparents, Timothy and Tina
Chamblin of Raymond; paternal grandparents Teri and Carl Schindler of
California; great-grandparents, Richard and Carolyn Bonness of Marion,
and Donna and Juan Reyes of Dublin; aunts and uncles, Tiffany Conley,
Zachary Chamblin and David Schindler; and many other relatives.
Services will begin Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mill Creek Church of Christ
and continue at Mill Creek Cemetery on Lunda Road. The Rev. Jack Knox
will officiate. The family will receive visitors Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.
at Underwood Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Davien Schindler Memorial Fund.


HELEN M. HAINES

Helen M. Haines, 88, of Byhalia, died peacefully Monday, Aug. 20, 2007,
at her home where she had lived nearly 70 years.
She graduated from Byhalia High School in 1937 after attending the
Cahill Elementary School, a one-room schoolhouse on Miller Road.
She had worked at Bulldog Electric for 14 years and had been a dedicated
farm wife for many years. She was a member of Community United Methodist
Church in York Center and was formerly a member of UMW.
She enjoyed gardening and cooking for her family. The thing that has
always made her happy was living the simple life in the country with her family close by.
She was born June 14, 1919, in Union County, to the late Ottie D. and
Nettie M. McMillen Kinikin. On April 21, 1938, she married Burton A.
Haines in York Center, and he died on Oct. 1, 1973. Also preceding her
in death were two children, Rodney Lee Haines, on Oct. 26, 1998, and
Ronda Lou Haines Kavanagh on Oct. 6, 2001; two brothers, Ottis M.
Kinikin and Donald E. Kinikin; and a sister, Mildred L. Kinikin Still.
Surviving are two granddaughters, Tonya (Rich) Vance of Plain City, and
their children, Morgan and Madison, and Gina (Greg) Ballinger of
Richwood, and their children, Avery, Derek and Sienna; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m.. at Stofcheck-Ballinger
Funeral Home, Richwood, with the Rev. James Wise officiating. Burial
will follow at Byhalia Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Loving Care Hospice, 113 S. Main
St., Marysville, OH 43040.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.stofcheck-ballinger.com.

ERMA P. FRANTZ

Erma P. Frantz, 89, of Bellefontaine, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, at
Green Hills Center.
A homemaker, she was a member of First United Presbyterian Church in
Bellefontaine, Ruth Rebekah Circle, Order of Eastern Star, American
Legion Auxiliary, Red Hat Society and DAV, where she was past commander.
She was born Feb. 16, 1918, in Broadway, to the late Max and Mary Phelps
Barnett. She also was preceded in death by a sister, Wilma Oberdier.
She is survived by her husband, James Frantz, to whom she was married
May 19, 1954, in Marysville; a daughter, Bonnie (Charles R.) Foote of
Lebanon; three grandchildren, Shawn (John) James of Rushsylvania, Shane
(Denise) Foote of Mason, and Stephanie (Bill Jr.) Timberlake of Lebanon;
and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Eichholtz Funeral
Home, Bellefontaine, where calling hours will be held one hour
previously. The Revs. John James and Rob Fulton will officiate and
burial will be held at Highland Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Presbyterian Church, Bellefontaine.


HAROLD ELWOOD BAKER

Harold Elwood Baker, 83, of Richwood, died early Thursday morning, Aug.
16, 2007, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
A 1943 graduate of Delaware Willis High School, he entered the U.S.
Marine Corps in January 1944. After eight weeks of basic training, he
was sent to the Pacific to participate in the Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa
Campaigns. His 2nd division was then sent to Nagasaki after it was
destroyed by an atomic bomb. He was discharged in April 1946.
Returning to Delaware after the war, he took up upholstery work, coming
to Richwood in 1960 as owner of Richwood Auto and Boat Upholstery. Boat
upholstery was his specialty. He retired in 1990.
He was a member of Richwood American Legion Baccarat Post 40, the
Richwood Lions Club, Richwood Civic Center and Richwood Golf League. He
was a former longtime member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Delaware.
His favorite hobbies were gardening, golf, sports and fishing at Lake
Erie with his family.
He was born April 23, 1924, in Delaware, the son of the late Ralph and
Clarabelle Ingle Baker. He also was predeceased by his sister, Betty
Bringardner of Canton.
He was married Sept. 5, 1948, to the former Evelyn A. Somerlot at
Richwood First United Methodist Church, and she survives. Also surviving
are two daughters and one son, Barbara (Bob) Williams of Richwood,
Rosemary (Edgar) Bell of Delaware, and Bruce (Sonni Dunn) Baker of
Prospect; and eight grandchildren, Anne Williams (Doug) Park and son
Carter of Marion, Kathleen Williams (Kayne) Kirby of Hilliard, Clint
Bell and son Cody and daughter Mackensie of Westerville, Adam (Nikki
Wandling) Bell and sons A.J. and Joshua of Delaware, Lori Lee Bell of
Delaware, Michael (Nichole England) Baker of Delaware, Kurt Baker of
Columbus, and Diana Baker (Cory) Valentine of Westerville.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Stofcheck Funeral Home,
Richwood, where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. with the
Rev. Doug Ford officiating. Burial will follow in Claibourne Cemetery,
where the Richwood Area Veterans will conduct military honors.
Memorial gifts may be made to REAP, 235 Grove St., Richwood, OH 43344 or
Quality of Life Hospice ? Marion General Hospital, 100 McKinley Park
Drive, Marion, OH 43302.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.ballingerfuneralhome.com.

GEORGE WILLIAM "WILL" DINGLEDINE
George William "Will" Dingledine, 17-day-old son of George R.G. and
Amber N. Corser Dingledine, died Thursday morning, Aug. 16, 2007, at
Children's Hospital in Columbus.
He was born July 29, 2007, in Columbus, and was preceded in death by an
uncle, John Corser, and grandparents, George W. Dingledine, Patsy LaRock
and Leonard Corser.
He is survived by his parents of Milford Center; his twin sister, Seinna
F. Dingledine, and two other sisters, Kaitlynn A. and Julia R.
Dingledine of the home; maternal grandparents, Michael J. and Denise G.
Corser, maternal great-grandparents, Richard LaRock and Ruth Corser, and
maternal great-great-grandmother, Florence Salisbury, all of Jackson,
Mich.; paternal grandmother, Tyna S. Dingledine and paternal
great-grandparents, George and Helen Dingledine, all of Milford Center;
and many aunts and uncles.
A time of gathering for family and friends will be held Sunday from 2 to
3 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held Monday
at 11 a.m. at Milford Center Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Hamilton officiating.


RICHARD J. "DICK" HOLYCROSS

Richard J. "Dick" Holycross, 70, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Memorial
Hospital of Union County.
He was a 1955 graduate of North Lewisburg High School. He was a member
of North Lewisburg United Methodist Church.
A mechanic by trade, he worked at Pure Oil and Union 76 and then was the
owner of Spain's auto center and D & F auto body. After selling the body
shops, he worked at Honda and retired in 1999. He was employed by the
village of North Lewisburg as cemetery and street maintenance at the
time of his death.
 He was very active and proud of the North Lewisburg Community. In his
early years, he was a catcher for fast pitch softball teams. He coached
Pony League for many years in North Lewisburg. He was active and
continued to support the Triad Jr. Baseball program. He started
volunteering in 1961 at the North Lewisburg Fire Department and served
as chief from 1974 to 1981. He was Champaign County's first EMT and
brought the first emergency squad to North Lewisburg. He was a member of
the Champaign County Fire Association. He continued to support and help
the Northeast Champaign County Fire District in any way he could.
He was instrumental in bringing fireworks for the 4th of July to North
Lewisburg. He was also one of Santa's helpers, only to retire his suit,
so he would not confuse his grandson.
He would do anything for anyone. He enjoyed spending time with his
family, especially his grandson, Kyle.
He was born Aug. 7, 1937, in North Lewisburg, the son of the late
William and Helen Ridgeway Holycross. He also was predeceased by three
brothers. Robert, David and Floyd Holycross.
He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Karen Yocom Holycross,
his son, Nathan Holycross, his daughter, Heather Holycross, and his
grandson, Kyle, all of North Lewisburg; his sisters, Becky Teets and
Jessie (Larry) Agner of North Lewisburg; his brother, John V. (Mary)
Holycross of Terre Haute; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends
of several generations; and two very special friends, Max Coates and Richard Willis.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday from 2 to 4 and
6 to 8 p.m. at the Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home, North
Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at North
Lewisburg United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Maple Grove
Cemetery, North Lewisburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to North Lewisburg United Methodist
Church, 124 Maple St., North Lewisburg, Ohio, 43060, the Northeast
Champaign County Fire District, P.O. Box 142, North Lewisburg, Ohio,
43060 or to the Triad Jr. Baseball Association, P.O. Box 84, North
Lewisburg, Ohio, 43060.


DONALD BIDGOOD

  Donald D. Bidgood, 71, of North Lewisburg, died Sunday at Spring
Meadows Care Center, Woodstock.
During his working years, he had worked at Diamond Milk in Columbus, and
Drackett and Bulldog in Urbana. He retired from Ranco in Delaware.
He was born Nov. 11, 1935, in Chesterland, a son of the late Lawrence
Herbert and Katherine Goetz Bidgood. He also was predeceased by his
former wife and lifetime friend Marguerite Bidgood; two sisters; and two brothers.
He is survived by two daughters, Laurie Ricketts and her friend Jim
Powers of Urbana, and Sherry (Mark) Evilsizor of Olathe, Kan.; two sons,
Rusty Bidgood and his friend Davee Wehner of Cable, and Brad Bidgood of
Inez, Ky.; former daughter-in-law Betty Bidgood of Mechanicsburg; eight
grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters; and several
nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the
Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home, Urbana, followed by services at 7 p.m.
with the Rev. Jerry McQueen officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Loving Care Hospice, 113 S. Main
St., Marysville, OH 43040 or to Feed the Children, P. O. Box 36,
Oklahoma City, OK 73101.

TERRIE ROSE STRONG YUTZY
Terrie Rose Strong Yutzy, 48, of Columbus, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at
Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, after a sudden illness and surgery.
She was born Nov. 15, 1958, to Hargis and Nancy Caricofe Strong. Her
mother died April 29, 2007, and her father survives, along with a
stepmother, Cathy Strong. She also was predeceased by her husband's
birth grandfather, Escom Pack.
She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Michael Wayne Yutzy (birth name
Rex Pack) to whom she was married Dec. 7, 1996; a son, David Lee Hargis
Strong and his fiancée Candice Remmy; a daughter, Jo-Anna Marie Garcia;
step-daughter, Artrina Michele Yutzy and her fiancé Jason Hall; a
sister, Tamara (Greg II) Dana; a step-sister, Debbie Rullman; a
half-sister, Katie Ann Strong; nephews, Thomas (TJ) Kingrey and Gregory
Dana III; a sister-in-law, Ruth Ann Pack (Charles) Rooney of Virginia; a
brother-in-law, John Allan (Gwen) Yutzy of Plumwood; father- and
mother-in-law, Marvin and Kathleen Yutzy of Plumwood; her husband's
birth grandmother, Imogene Pack; and two step-granddaughters.
A private memorial service for immediate family and friends will be held
for the deceased and her mother at Mt. Gilead. A celebration of Mrs.
Yutzy's life will be scheduled for friends and family at a later date.
At the deceased's request, her body was donated for medical research and
later cremation.
Also at Mrs. Yutzy's request, memorial contributions should be made to a
charitable organization. Some of her favorites were the City of Hope
Cancer Center and the Capital Area Human Society.


BARBARA MARIE LEMASTER

Barbara Marie LeMaster, 50, of Somersville, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007,
at St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville.
She was a dedicated employee of Honda of America for 22 years.
She enjoyed playing with the children in her family and was a very
generous and giving person with both family and friends.
She was born May 1, 1957, in Marion, to the late Herman and Catherine
Dowell LeMaster.
She is survived by two brothers, Jack LeMaster and Larry LeMaster of
Marion; four sisters, Sue (Sid) Proffitt of Bellefontaine, Donna (John)
Adams of Richwood, Dotty LeMaster of Marion, and Shelby (Terry) LeVan of
Kenton; close friends Regi Adams and Kaprice Anderson; and numerous
nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. at
Stofcheck Funeral Home, Richwood, where funeral services will be held
Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Joe Rhea officiating. Burial will
follow in Shoup (Thompson Township) Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 870
Michigan Ave., Columbus, OH 43215 (
www.cancer.org).
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.ballingerfuneralhome.com.

BERNARD B. REISELT
Bernard B. Reiselt, 88, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at Fairfield
Medical Center in Lancaster.
He was a farmer in Plain City for more than 50 years and a member for 60
years of both the Hilliard Grange and Hilliard I.O.O.F. Lodge. He was a
Farm Bureau member more than 50 years.
He was a member of Calvary Bible Church, served on the Plain City Fair
Board and served on the Jerome Township Zoning Board.
He was born Oct. 31, 1918, in Sunbury, son of the late Howard and Sylvia
Huff Reiselt. He also was preceded in death by his wives, Edna Mae
Phillips Mitchell Reiselt, and Bess O. Parker Crandell Reiselt; a sister
and brother-in-law, Hilda and Carroll Kandel; a brother-in-law, Gene
Cahill; and a granddaughter, Cindy Reiselt.
He is survived by four sons, Ronnie (Roni) Reiselt of South Carolina,
Cliff (Sharon) Reiselt and Richard (Sandy) Reiselt of Florida, and Ed
(Sharon) Reiselt of Carroll; longtime friend Katherine Fleak of
Lancaster; step-children, Nola (James) Freeman of Ripley, Carl (Betty)
Mitchell of Plain City, Don Mitchell and special friend Kim Schnell of
Florida, and Regina (Phil Gates) Mitchell of New Zealand; sisters,
Margie (Carl) Harrington of Columbus, and Barbara Cahill of Plain City;
a brother, Kenny (Charlene) Reiselt of Marysville; seven grandchildren;
10 step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 23
step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Ferguson Funeral
Home, Plain City, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30
a.m. with Pastor Peter Fox of Calvary Bible Church officiating. Burial
will immediately follow.
Memorial contributions may be made to the North Side Christian School
Scholarship Fund, 3865 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214.
Condolences may be expressed at fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com.


CARLA J. PARTIN

Carla J. Partin, 34, of Greenfield, Ind., died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007,
at her home in Greenfield.
She graduated from New Palestine High School in 1990, and married Brian
Partin on Oct. 7, 1995, in Indianapolis.
Mrs. Partin worked as an electrician for several years and was a member
of the IBEW Local 481 Union. She also belonged to St. Michael's Catholic Church.
She enjoyed riding horses, doing puzzles and fishing. She had a knack
for fixing things and enjoyed working with her hands.
She was born Aug. 10, 1972, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Joseph and
Theresa Fuller Moorman.
Surviving are her husband, Brian Partin of Greenfield; her parents; her
children, Kalen and Brianna Partin of Greenfield; sisters, Deborah
(Peter) Arbogast of Marysville, Ohio, Julie (Scott) Fry of Indianapolis,
and Angela (Christopher) Burns of New Palestine; and nieces and nephews,
Jared, Sarah and Anna Arbogast, Douglas, Patricia and William Fry, and
Abby and Christian Burns.
Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, at St. Michael's Catholic Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Partin Children Education Fund
in care of Erlewein Mortuary, 1484 W. U.S. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140.
Online condolences may be sent to
erleweinmortuary@aol.com.

RUTH MCALLISTER
Ruth McAllister, 90, of Denton, Texas, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at
Presbyterian Hospital of Denton.
She was born Sept. 3, 1916, in Jobs, to the late Walter and Bertha
Sowers. On Jan. 30, 1938, in Ohio, she married Gale McAllister, and he
preceded her in death. She also was predeceased by seven siblings and
her daughter Joy F. Koetz.
She is survived by her sister, Louise Mesi of Kileen; her daughter, Mary
M. (Dwight) Poole of Denton; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren;
and nine great-great-grandchildren; her in-laws, Bob and Donna
McAllister of Marysville, Bill and Eilene McAllister of Columbus, and
Margaret Wolanin of Michigan.
A graveside service was held today at Roselawn Memorial Park, with the
Rev. Luther Slay officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Denton Funeral Home and
Cremation Services.

GARRY EDMAN PRICE
Garry Edman Price, 63, of Lake Monroe, Fla., and formerly of Marysville,
died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, with his loving wife, Barbara, and his ever
faithful dog, Shadow, by his side.
He was employed for many years at Dennison Hydraulics in Marysville,
retiring as a result of a disability in 1998.
He was a longtime member of the Marysville Moose Lodge No. 1651 and its
Ritual Staff and was a Past President of the Marysville Fraternal Order
Eagles Lodge No. 3506. He was also a member of the NRA.
He loved his family and his many good and loyal friends, and enjoyed his
dog Shadow, country music and "jamming" with friends. He and his wife
liked nothing better than gathering together a group of his music loving
friends and "jamming" away the evening.
He was born June 2, 1944, in Franklin, to the late Warren and Ora Meeker
Price. He also was predeceased by two brothers, Girrard Price and Clifton Price.
In addition to his beloved wife, Barbara Patterson Price, he is survived
by one brother, Richard (Alberta) English of Marysville; two sisters,
Janice Vaido of Orwell, and Georgia Haught of Middlefield; two
sisters-in-law, Florence Price of Sullivan, Mo., and Daphne Price of
Middlefield; and two stepsons, Shannon McNeely and Rob Blair of
Chillicothe. He will be dearly missed by special "best" friends, Bob and
Lynne Bowlin of Sanford, Fla., and longtime special friends, Clayton and
Nancy Bradford of Bellefontaine.
At Mr. Price's request, no funeral service will be held. Instead a
memorial celebration of his life will be held in Sanford, Fla., at a
later date, with his ashes to be scattered near his Marysville home.


STEVEN MICHAEL "MIKE" BOYER

Steven Michael "Mike" Boyer, 37, of North Lewisburg, died Friday, Aug.
3, 2007, at his residence.
He was a carpenter and welder. He enjoyed cooking, gardening and playing
poker, especially Texas Hold-em. He also enjoyed country music.
He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He was born Aug. 2, 1970, in Marysville, the son of Steven and Lea Knox
Boyer, who survive.
He also is survived by his wife, Betty Ann Salyer Boyer; his children,
Anthony, Pierce and Stephanie; a brother, Steven Tyler (Lola) Boyer of
North Lewisburg, and their children, Shelby, Alexis and Logan; his
father- and mother-in-law, Art and Betty Salyer of North Lewisburg; a
brother-in-law, Art Salyer of North Lewisburg; and several aunts,
uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at the Freshwater,
McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home, North Lewisburg, with the Rev. Timothy
J. Peria officiating.

STEPHANIE N. MILLER
Stephanie N. Miller of Richwood, died gently Wednesday morning, Aug. 8, 2007.
She had lived for many years with breast cancer and showed great grace
and courage as she did so. Most, if not all who knew her, found her to
be a strong spiritual teacher whose life itself was an example of
eclectic wisdom and real world practices of love ? even tough love, when
necessary. Her life was a testament to love in all its expressions, from
common courtesy to steadfast friendships and deeply loving family connections.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Mary Summers, and
her son, Nathan Lee Miller, and his father, Ted L. Miller.
She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Miller, and her special
friend Judith Souza; brother S. Steven (Sally) Summers; life partner
Margaret Hawk; and devoted friend, Shirley Raynard; as well as a large
circle of loving friends and extended family.
Visitation hours will be Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Cook & Son-Pallay
Funeral Home, 1631 Parsons Ave., Columbus, followed immediately by a
memorial service at that location.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's local humane society
or animal welfare organization.


ROBERT KENNETH BROWN

Robert Kenneth Brown, 53, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2007.
He was a member of Westhill Church of Christ.
Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his father, Robert H. Brown.
He is survived by his mother, Ruby Brown; brothers, Paul (Mona) Brown of
Marysville, and Mike; nieces, Mona, Tonya (Scott), Angie (Ryan), and
Shanna; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Justin, Logan, Tyler and Taylor.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Westhill Church
of Christ, 3220 Sullivant Ave., Columbus. Pastor Rick Baumberger will officiate.
Condolences may be sent to
www.schoedinger.com.

MARY ANNA O'HARA WAY
Mary Anna O'Hara Way, 71, of Marysville, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at
Milcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
A homemaker and loving grandmother, she was a former elementary teacher
in Berea early in her career and later, was a substitute teacher in
Columbus and Marysville. She was a graduate of Strongsville High School
and received a bachelor's degree from Baldwin-Wallace and a master's
degree from Kent State.
With a passion for genealogy, she was a longtime member of Hannah
Emerson Dustin Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and served
in many capacities with the chapter, including Regent.
She was a doll collector, seamstress, an avid reader and enjoyed bird watching.
A woman of faith, she believed on the Lord Jesus and lived a life of
obedience to the word of God.
She was born Nov. 9, 1935, in Lakemont, N.Y., to the late Rev. W. Heber
and Glenna Leary O'Hara. She also was predeceased by an infant son,
Allan Way; a brother, John O'Hara; and an infant grandson, Drew Paver.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Richard A. "Dick" Way, whom
she married June 27, 1959, at the Congregational Church in Strongsville;
four children, Mark Way and his special friend Lucy Pena and Karen
(Dave) Wick of Marysville, Diana (Jeff) Senge of Pittsburgh, and Debbie
(Dennis) Paver of Raymond; and eight grandchildren, Ryan, Katie and Erin
Senge, Kerry, Kaylee and Kimmy Paver and Sadie and Nathan Wick.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Underwood Funeral
Home with burial at Oakdale Cemetery. Calling hours will be today from 5
to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Ohio Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

RUTH GALLAGHER

Ruth Gallagher, 87, of Dover, formerly of Dennison, died Sunday, Aug. 5,
2007, at Country Club Retirement Center at Dover following a period of
declining health.
As a homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother, Mrs. Gallagher lovingly
dedicated her life to her family. She had been a resident of the
Dennison area for most of her life, belonging to the Dennison Eagles
Ladies Auxiliary, Uhrichsville Moose Ladies Auxiliary and had been a Cub
Scout den mother. She had worked for the former United Department Store
and the former Harts Family Center.
She and her late husband Tom were well known for their dancing,
especially the polka, and the two had also been Seminole Park
Shuffleboard Champions for many years as they wintered in Florida.
She was born Feb. 28, 1920, a daughter of the late George W. and Louise
A. Meade Ross. On Sept. 15, 1938, in Greenup, Ky., she married Thomas J.
Gallagher who preceded her in death on May 4, 2002. She also was
predeceased by a daughter, Evelyn Petrarca; a sister, Irene Torch; and
brothers, Harry "Bud," Donald and James Ross.
Survivors include three sons, Thomas L. (Joyce E.) Gallagher and Richard
E. (Joyce A.) Gallagher of New Philadelphia, and David (Regina)
Gallagher of Marysville; son-in-law Anthony J. (Patricia) Petrarca of
Strasburg; 11 grandchildren, Natalie Watson, Tonie Wenger, Heather
Saunders, Susan Ford, Kim Perry, Marcia Koerber, Rick Gallagher, Amy
Gallagher, April Blakely, Kelly Segner and Julie McComb; 19
great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; a sister, Thelma May; a
brother, Ronald Ross; and numerous nieces and nephews.
According to her wishes, Mrs. Gallagher will be cremated with no
services or visitation planned.
Arrangements are in charge of R. K. Lindsey Funeral Home Inc., Dennison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Association of
Retired and Veteran Railway Employees, Unit 104, in care of Jane Steele,
512 Holiday Ave., Uhrichsville, OH, 44683.

MARY ANNA O'HARA WAY
Mary Anna O'Hara Way, 71, of Marysville, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at
Milcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
A homemaker and loving grandmother, she was a former elementary teacher
in Berea early in her career and later, was a substitute teacher in
Columbus and Marysville. She was a graduate of Strongsville High School
and received a bachelor's degree from Baldwin-Wallace and a master's
degree from Kent State.
With a passion for genealogy, she was a longtime member of Hannah
Emerson Dustin Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and served
in many capacities with the chapter, including Regent.
She was a doll collector, seamstress, an avid reader and enjoyed bird watching.
A woman of faith, she believed on the Lord Jesus and lived a life of
obedience to the word of God.
She was born Nov. 9, 1935, in Lakemont, N.Y., to the late Rev. W. Heber
and Glenna Leary O'Hara. She also was predeceased by an infant son,
Allan Way; a brother, John O'Hara; and an infant grandson, Drew Paver.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Richard A. "Dick" Way, whom
she married June 27, 1959, at the Congregational Church in Strongsville;
four children, Mark Way and his special friend Lucy Pena and Karen
(Dave) Wick of Marysville, Diana (Jeff) Senge of Pittsburgh, and Debbie
(Dennis) Paver of Raymond; and eight grandchildren, Ryan, Katie and Erin
Senge, Kerry, Kaylee and Kimmy Paver and Sadie and Nathan Wick.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Underwood Funeral
Home with burial at Oakdale Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday
from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Ohio Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

JOHN S. FARLEY

John S. Farley, 77, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at Edgewood Manor of Westerville.
He graduated from Carroll High School in Carroll, and on Oct. 15, 1949,
married Joan Wilkins Farley. They relocated to Columbus, where they have
lived the last 58 years.
Mr. Farley was a member of the Ohio National Guard from 1951 until 1962
and served one year of active duty with the U.S. Air Force in 1962. He
was stationed in Etain, France, during the Cuban Missile crisis.
He was employed by National City Bank from 1947 to 1987, first as a
teller and eventually rising to assistant vice president of computer operations.
He enjoyed fishing, boating and was an avid flyer, owning several
aircraft. In his later years he enjoyed spending winters in Sarasota,
Fla., and spending time with his family.
He also was a member of Linden Lutheran Church. He was deeply loved by
his family and many friends in Columbus and Sarasota. He will be sorely
missed by all.
He was born Feb. 16, 1930, in Portsmouth, to the late John and Stella
Farley. He also was preceded in death by a brother, Beyrl Farley, and
sister, Joan McFarland.
He is survived by his loving wife, Joan; children, Glen (Teresa) Farley,
Kathryn Farley Markin and Janet Farley Bachman and her special friend,
Chuck Matthews; six grandchildren, Michael (Kristin) and Kristen Farley,
Danielle and Staci Bachman and Beth and Jason Markin; a sister, Ruth
(Jim) Anderson of Lancaster; sisters-in-law, Ruth Farley and Mary
(Kenneth) Gilmer; along with many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Schoedinger North
Chapel, 5554 Karl Road, Columbus. Cremation will take place, with a
private family interment.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Carmel Hospice or the
Arthritis Foundation.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.schoedinger.com.

CARL E. HARPER
Carl E. Harper, 65, of Milford Center, died Saturday evening, Aug. 4,
2007, at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville, after an extended illness.
He was formerly employed at the Ohio Grain Company in Milford Center and
Scioto Industrial for many years.
He enjoyed the out of doors when in good health, working in his yard and
garden. He also enjoyed family outings and family gatherings.
He was born Jan. 17, 1942, in Madison County, to the late William S. and
Nora E. McKean Harper. He also was preceded in death by two brothers,
Tony and William.
Survivors include his wife, the former Sharon K. Archer, to whom he was
married Feb. 10, 1966, in Milford Center; a daughter, Kimberly L.
Spradlin and her special friend, Mark Eselman, of Milford Center; two
sons, Danny J. Harper and Michael C. Harper and his special friend, Shay
Keeton, of Milford Center; grandchildren, Brittany, Brandon and Caleb;
two sisters, Annabelle Osborne of Raymond, and Frances Jones of
Sacramento, Calif.; four brothers, Ralph (Latsy) Harper of Stockport,
Paul D. Harper of Magnetic Springs, Roger L. (Judy) Harper of Richwood,
and John D. (Laura) Harper of New Port Richie, Fla.; a son-in-law, Eric
Spradlin of Milford Center; and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Ingram
Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m.
with the Rev. Ronald Payne officiating. Burial will follow at Milford
Center Cemetery.

JAMES SHERIDAN "JIM" JOBE
James Sheridan "Jim" Jobe, 59, of Marysville, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007,
at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
He began a banking career as a teller at First National Bank in
Marysville, and retired in 2005 from The Richwood Banking Company where
he served as vice president and compliance officer.
Over the last 29 years, his faithful but quiet service to the community
has included acting as treasurer of the Union County Special Needs
Council and board member of U-Co Industries. He was named the 2004
Public Health Partner of the year. He was a member of First United
Methodist Church.
A 1967 graduate of Marysville High School, he enjoyed golfing, fishing
and pinochle, and found great joy with family, especially his grandchildren.
He was born Dec. 19, 1947, in Columbus, to the late Milton "Sheridan"
and Kathryn Collins Jobe.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Debra Wood Jobe, to whom he was
married April 12, 1969, in Marysville; a son, James Scott (Kimberly)
Jobe of Groveport, a daughter, Sara Ann (Chris) Nichols of Marysville;
three grandchildren, Ellie, Ryan and Katie Nichols; two sisters, Patti
(Gary) Wilhelm of Arizona, and Christi (Mike) Cross of Sunbury; a
brother, Gary (Mary) Jobe of Marysville; his father- and mother-in-law,
Paul and Grace Ann Wood of Marysville; a brother-in-law, Paul (Heather)
Wood of Indian Lake, and many other relatives and friends, including Jim
Blue and Lynn and Vicky Hageman.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Underwood
Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at
Marysville First United Church, with graveside services to follow at 2
p.m. at Raymond Cemetery. The Rev. Ken Daft will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Lung Association of Ohio,
Central Region, 1950 Arlingate Lane, Columbus, OH 43228 or the
Polycystic Kidney Foundation (PKD) 9221 Ward Parkway, Suite 400, Kansas
City, MO 64114-3367.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

DAVID  LEE  KLUMP
David Lee Klump, 21, of Plain City, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at Grant
Medical Center as the result of an automobile accident. He was
surrounded by his loving family and shared the gift of life through
organ/tissue donation.
 He was a 2004 graduate of Fairbanks High School and was a very talented
and gifted athlete. He was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic
Church and was enrolled at Columbus State Community College.
He was born Nov. 25, 1985, in Brown County.
He is survived by his father, Barry D. (Karen) Klump of Plain City; his
mother, Rena Patricia Joyner Klump of Georgetown, S.C.; brothers, Dustan
(Melissa) Klump of Hillsboro, Scot (Jennifer) Klump of Crescent City,
Ill., and J.R. Klump of Mt. Sterling; and step-sisters, Michelle (Geoff)
Moss of Fairborn, and Kathleen (Donald) Powell of Anchorage, Alaska.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Ferguson Funeral Home,
Plain City, with a rosary service at 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held
Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Plain City, with the
Rev. Patrick Toner as Celebrant. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery,
Brown County, at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Mauntel officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to the youth group at St. Joseph
Catholic Church.
Condolences may be expressed at fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com.


ARLENE L. FERRYMAN

Arlene L. Ferryman, 77, of Milford Center, died Wednesday evening, Aug.
1, 2007, at Doctors Hospital West, Columbus, after an extended illness.
She was retired after 33 years of employment with Ranco in Plain City.
She was a longtime member of Milford Center United Methodist Church and
the United Methodist Women. An outdoors person, she enjoyed gardening.
She was born March 18, 1930, in Ashville, to the late Walter and Hazel
Ridenour Bethel. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne
Ferryman, on Nov. 15, 1981, and by an infant daughter, Patricia.
She was loved and cherished and survived by her children, Connie (Bob)
Hoffman and Clifford (Cheryl) Ferryman of Milford Center. She was a
beloved grandmother to Brian, Jamie and companion Will, Drew and
companion Nikki, Sherri and Sean and his wife Leslie. She was a loved
and cherished great "Nana" to Cody, Cassandra, Desiree and Ethan. She
will be missed by her brother and sisters, Walter (Betty) Bethel of
Mechanicsburg, Helen (Don) Duhme of London, Linda (Jim) Burnish of
Petersburg, Va., Carol (John) Shaffer of South Charleston, Pam Bethel of
Petersburg, Va., and Joyce (Jim) Whipp of Springfield; sister-in-law,
Arlene Phelps of North Lewisburg; and numerous nieces, nephews,
great-nieces and great-nephews.
Calling hours will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home,
where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev.
Ronald Payne officiating. Burial will follow at the Milford Center Cemetery.
 Memorial contributions may be made to Milford Center United Methodist
Church in care of the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Drew Hoffman, Brian Ferryman, Sean Hoffman, Donnie
Hoffman, Joe Callicoat and Tim Callicoat.


GLADYS COOPER RAMSEY

Gladys Cooper Ramsey of Prescott, Ariz., died March 31, 2007 in Prescott.
She was a longtime resident of Union County and a lifetime member of
Pharisburg United Methodist Church.
She lived for a time in Florida, and then out West.
She is survived by a brother, Paul Miller of Marion; a son, Leon L.
(Mary Ann) Cooper of Yerington, Nev.; a daughter, Janet (Roger) Harlow
of Chino Valley, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Hopewell
Cemetery. Pastor Mo Dunn will officiate.

 

 

 

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