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Jacqueline K. Evans, 42, of Moores Hill, passed away Tuesday,
April 28, 2009. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May
2, at 11 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church at Milan. Burial
will be in the South Sparta Cemetery near Moores Hill. Visitation
will be Friday, May 1, from 6-8 p.m. at the Sibbett-Moore Funeral
Home in Moores Hill. Rosary service will be at the funeral home
Friday, May 2 at 4:30 p.m. Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home in Moores
Hill is in charge of arrangements.
Donald Cozad, 83, of St. Cloud, Florida died Wednesday, April
29, 2009. Services are pending at Stratton-Karsteter Funeral
Daniel A. Moreland, 53, of Dillsboro, passed away Tuesday, April
21, 2009 at his home. He was born November 19, 1955 in Cincinnati,
Ohio, the son of Jack A. Moreland and Rose Mary Guard.
Survivors include his mother, Rose Mary Moreland of Dillsboro;
two sisters, Leeanne (Thom) Maltbie, of Dillsboro and Jane Moreland
of Yorktown, VA. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack,
in December 2008.
Mr. Moreland graduated from Taylor High School in Cleves, Ohio
in 1975, and was employed as a welder at Ammbusher Industries
in Dillsboro for several years. He was a member of Dillsboro
United Methodist Church for many years.
Friends may meet his family at Dillsboro United Methodist Church
on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. A memorial service will be at the
church at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Burial will be private at the
Oakdale Cemetery. Arrangements are by Filter-DeVries Funeral
Home in Dillsboro.
Wayne C. Hey
Wayne C. Hey, 93, of Titusville, Florida, passed away Monday,
April 20, 2009 at his home. He was born in Indianapolis on November
13, 1915, the son of Valentine and Louise Hey. He was married
to Ruth Suter on March 4, 1951 and she survives.
Other survivors include his children, Jerry Hey of Titusville,
FL, Brian (Rachel) Hey of Carriere, MS, Sandra (Kenneth) Stiles
of Indianapolis, Verne Giltner of Indianapolis and Myra (Ron)
Wamsley of Greenfield; six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren;
one brother, Maurice (Lucille) Hey of Indianapolis. He was preceded
in death by his parents, his sisters Lorraine and Harriett,
and his brothers Woodrow, Charles and Robert.
Mr. Hey had worked as a machinist for Allison in Indianapolis
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 24 at 12 p.m. at
the Shelby Christian Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. on Friday until time of services
at the church. The Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles
is in charge of arrangements.
Barbara June (Peggy) Reid
Barbara June (Peggy) Reid, 68, of Moores Hill, passed away Tuesday,
April 21, 2009. Funeral services will be held Friday, April
24 at 10 a.m. at Milan Church of Christ with visitation services
today, Thursday, from 5-8 p.m. Memorials may be given to the
Church of Christ at Madison. Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home, Moores
Hill is handling the arrangements.
JoAnn Gentry, 67, of Alexandria, Kentucky, formerly of Dillsboro,
died Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at Hospice of Bluegrass in Fort
Thomas Kentucky. Funeral arrangements are pending at Filter-DeVries
Funeral Home, Dillsboro.
April 16, 2009
Jim Rohrig, 71, of Versailles, passed away Tuesday, April 14,
2009, at his home. He was born at Blue Ash, Ohio, on September
6, 1937, the son of John T. and Alma Sizemore Rohrig. He was
married to Pauline Reynolds on June 8, 1957 and she survives.
Other survivors include four daughters, Vickie (Jack) McMillian
and Kim (Kim) Hoffman, both of Milan, Robin (Bud) Davis and
Tammy (Mark) Hartman, both of Versailles; eight grandchildren,
eight great grandchildren; one brother, George Rohrig of Osgood;
three sisters, Posey (Robert) Lauber of Sunman, Skeeter (Fred)
Manning of West Harrison, and Millie Edmondson of Tucson, Arizona.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers John T.
Rohrig, Jr., Roy and Curtis, and his sister Bertie Roy.
Mr. Rohrig was a 1956 graduate of Versailles High School. He
was a self-employed contractor and was also a farmer. He was
a member of the Hope Baptist Church at Dillsboro.
Funeral services are being held today, Thursday at 6 p.m. at
the Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Tom Holt officiating. Visitation
will also be Thursday from 3 p.m. until time of services. Memorials
may be given to the American Cancer Society or the Hope Baptist
Church in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.
Onda Young, age 90, of Zelienople, PA formerly of Greensburg,
passed away Sunday, April 12, 2009 at Passavant Retirement Community.
She was born January 9, 1919 in Versailles, the daughter of
the late John and Mamie (Krom) Adams.
Survivors include daughter, Linda L. (Donald) Gibb of Zelienople;
sister, Virginia (Lovell) Monroe of Versailles; two grandsons,
James (Sharon) Morgan and Andrew (Jillian) Morgan; three great-grandchildren,
Henry, Ellen and Noah Morgan. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Walter Young, who died in May, 1990.
Mrs. Young was a member of St. Peter's Reformed Church, Zelienople,
PA and the Senior Center at Passavant Retirement Community.
Visitation will be held Saturday, April 18, from 10-11 a.m.
at Neal's Funeral Home in Osgood. Funeral will immediately follow
at 11 a.m. Burial will be Union Flat Rock Cemetery in Osgood.
Neals Funeral Home in Osgood is in charge of arrangements.
Juanita Rector, 85, of Lafayette, passed away Tuesday, April
14, 2009 at her home. She was born in Indianapolis on May 7,
1923, the daughter of John and Esta Stevenson Walker. She was
married to Earl Rector on June 7, 1942 and he preceded her in
death on May 29, 1990.
Survivors include one son, Robert Rector and one daughter, Jean
Wichterman, both of Lafayette; five grandchildren; and seven
great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents,
daughter, Sherrill Williams, brothers, Samuel, John Mark, and
Mrs. Rector was a former resident of New Castle and worked at
the Dana Corporation in Hagerstown. After retiring in 1980,
she moved to Versailles and lived here until 1990 when she moved
to Lafayette. She was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter
Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial will be in the Cliff Hill
Cemetery at Versailles. Visitation will be Friday, from 11 a.m.
until time of services. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimers
Association or the Dabney Baptist Church in care of the funeral
Rachel M. Ward
Rachel M. Ward, 74, of Versailles passed away Tuesday, April
14, 2009 at her home. She was born near Bedford, Kentucky on
August 11, 1934 the daughter of William and Leona Wingham McCutchen.
She was married to John Ward on April 10, 1955 and he preceded
her in death on August 2, 1993.
Survivors include two sons, David (Amy) Ward of Clermont and
Kevin (Patty) Ward of Lititz, Pennsylvania; one daughter Denise
(Dan) Corbin of North Vernon; grandchildren Daniel Corbin II,
Dena Monday, and John Ward; great-grandchildren Johnathan and
Taylor Monday; one brother Ira McCutcheon of Hanover. She was
also preceded in death by her parents, and her sister, Audrey
Mrs. Ward was a 1952 graduate of Cross Plains High School and
a graduate of the Miller Business College in Cincinnati. She
was a former employee of the Longini Shoe Factory in Madison,
Grandview Memorial Garden at Madison, and the Jefferson Proving
Ground. She was a member of the Shelby Christian Church.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family
with ministers Randy Thieman and Dan Corbin officiating. Burial
will be in the Grandview Memorial Garden. Visitation will be
Friday from 5-8 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home
in Versailles. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer
Society or the Shelby Christian Church in care of the funeral
Mabel Harrington Innes
Mabel Harrington Innes passed away on April 4, 2009. She was
born on her parents farm near the towns of Sunman and
Weisberg on November 3, 1920. She married William R. Innes on
December 17, 1944 and he preceded her in death after 58 years
Survivors include son, William; daughter, Beth (Mark); brother-in-law,
John R. Innes; three grandchildren: William (Stephanie) Brintnall,
Shane Brintnall and Samuel Innes; and four great grandchildren:
Grace and Morgan Brintnall and Jake and Dylan Bezugly. She was
also preceded in death by granddaughter, Amy Brintnall Bezugly.
At age seven, she moved to Versailles, as a result to the depression,
to live with other family members. From that time until she
graduated, she alternated between attending school in Versailles
and trips to her parents farm. After graduating she moved
to Cincinnati, Ohio, where she worked as a nanny while attending
business school for a year and then began working as a medical
The family will have a memorial service in West Palm Beach and
a graveside service in Fayette, Missouri, where she will be
laid to rest alongside her husband in his hometown.
April 9, 2009
Jack Ray Cromer, 62, of Milan, passed away on Monday, April
6, 2009 at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born
August 24, 1946 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Joseph Otto
and Cora Lee (Clontz) Cromer. He married Paula (Gibson) Cromer
and she survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Eric Cromer of Reading, Ohio
and Zachary Cromer of Newtown, Ohio; step children, Danielle
Brown and Billy Brown, both of Milan; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.
Mr. Cromer was a purchasing agent for Environmental Enterprises
in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a US Navy Veteran having served
in Vietnam. He was also a member of the Osgood American Legion
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 10 at 11 a.m. at
Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan with burial in the New
Craven Cemetery, also in Milan. Military rites at graveside
by Osgood American Legion. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m.
on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the
Randall Parks, 69, of Osgood, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2009.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 8 at Neals
Funeral Home in Osgood. Burial is being held today, Thursday
at 1:30 p.m. at Michigan Memorial in Flat Rock, Michigan. Memorials
may be given to the family. Neals Funeral Home in Osgood
was in charge of arrangements.
Jean Reed, 85, of Sunman, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2009.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 11, at 2 p.m.
at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville. Burial will be in the
St. Paul Cemetery in Sunman. Visitation will be Saturday from
noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to
the Church on the Rock. Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville is
in charge of arrangements.
Mary E. Adams
Mary E. Adams, 90, of Dayton, passed away Saturday, April 4,
2009 at Home Hospital in Lafayette. She was born at Osgood on
February 21, 1919, the daughter of Everett and Louise Stegman
Beach. She was married to George Adams on September 3, 1939
and he preceded her in death on May 3, 2003.
Survivors include two sons, Robert (Alice Mae) Adams and Ronald
(Julia) Adams, both of Lafayette; three grandchildren and eight
great grandchildren; one sister, Bea Boyd of Holton. She was
also preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Mildred Cziek,
and her brothers, Jesse, Woodrow, Wilbur, and George Beach.
Mrs. Adams was a sales clerk for Sears retiring in 1981. She
was a member of the Dayton United Methodist Church, the Eastern
Star, and Home Demonstration Club of Sheffield Township. She
enjoyed her Bible study group, sewing and crafts.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 6, at the Dayton United
Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. John Walls officiating. Burial
was in the Dayton Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Dayton
United Methodist Church in care of the Soller-Baker Funeral
Home in Dayton.
Janet Marie Meisberger Cooper
Janet Marie Meisberger Cooper, 77, Indianapolis
passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at Methodist Hospital.
She was born on February 25, 1932, in Milan to the late Edward
and Marie Meisberger.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Billy Cooper; her
children, Barbara (Frank) Worrell, Randy Cooper, Kathy Abplanalp,
Billy (Jennie) Cooper, and John Cooper; nine grandchildren,
Ross and Emily Worrell, Laura Cooper, Matt and Daniel Abplanalp,
Jacob and Tyler Cooper, Kelsie and Kameron Cooper; one great
grandson; siblings, Marilyn Browning, John Meisberger, Sharon
Eckstein, Robert Meisberger and Nancy Watson. She was preceded
in death by her parents and two sisters, Doris Meisberger and
Mary Ann Naugle.
Mrs. Cooper was a graduate of New Marion High School and she
retired from the United States Post Office after 32 years of
service. She cherished time spent with her family; was a longtime
member of the Golden Girls Card Club and enjoyed visiting casinos.
The funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 5,
at G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Avenue,
with visitation from 3-7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, at the
funeral home. For her dedication and support of the Franklin
Township Little League, the family requests memorial contributions
be made to Franklin Township Little League, in care of the funeral
home. G.H. Herrman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Harold (Dude) Comer
Harold (Dude) Comer, 93, of Holton, passed away Tuesday, March
31, 2009 at the Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood. He was
born near Osgood on September 17, 1915, the son of John and
Elizabeth Straber Comer. He was married to Evelyn D. Smith on
June 1, 1946 and she preceded him in death on May 17, 2001.
Survivors include three sons, Lynn (Charlotte) Comer of Holton,
Kelvin (Sandy) Comer and Steve (Linda) Comer, both of Osgood;
one daughter, Sandra (Nelson) Bowlus of Osgood; 11 grandchildren
and two great grandchildren; one sister, Winona Hubbard of Chambersburg,
Pennsylvania. He was also preceded in death by his parents,
and his brothers Kermit, John and Kenneth Comer.
Mr. Comer was 1933 graduate of Osgood High School and had farmed
in the Osgood and Holton communities his entire life. He was
a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church at Napoleon and
also a member of the Ripley County Farm Bureau. He was also
active at the Senior Center in Versailles.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 3 at 11 a.m. at
St. Johns Lutheran Church in Napoleon with Pastor Gary
Groth officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation
is being held today, Thursday, from 4-8 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter
Funeral Home in Versailles and from 10 a.m. until time of services
Friday at the church. Memorials may be given to the church in
care of the funeral home. Online condolences are available at
Eric Allen Snyder
Eric Allen Snyder, 45, of Dublin, OH, passed away Friday, March
27, 2009. He was born on December 26, 1963 in Indianapolis.
Survivors include his wife, Kristen Anderson; three daughters:
Kayla, Kimberly, and Kelsey; parents: Howard and Kay; three
siblings: Gary, Judy and Cary; nine nieces and nephews; and
many other family members, friends and two pets: Zooey and Porter.
Mr. Snyder graduated from South Ripley High School in Versailles
and from Purdue University, where he was a member of the renowned
mens Varsity Glee Club. He later graduated with an MBS
from Purdues Krannert School of Management. He served
proudly in the US Air Force, and was a veteran of the Persian
Gulf War. He worked and lived in the Columbus, OH area for the
past 15 years.
Eric served on the Columbus Zoo Association Board and the Dublin
Community Services Advisory Commission. He was active in local
theater, have recently appeared in Seussical, The Fantastics,
The Full Monty, and The Sound of Music. He loved music, backpacking,
fishing and the outdoors.
Funeral services are being held today, Thursday, at 5 p.m. at
Dublin Community Church, 81 W. Bridge Street, Dublin, OH. A
visitation will begin at 4 p.m. at the church, Thursday, with
a reception following the services. In lieu of flowers, gifts
may be made to Little Theatre off Broadway (Attn: Sndyer Memorial,
PO Box 504, Grove City, OH, 43123). Visit www.schoedinger.com
to send online condolences to the family.