Died: Thursday, May 16, 2002
LANGSVILLE -- Vada Ada Smith, 83, of Langsville, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2002, at Holzer Hospital in Jackson.
Born June 15, 1918, in Garrets Bend, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Bevin McCallister and Flossie Gladys Bowels McCallister. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Smith, on July 4, 1999.
She is survived by sons and daughters Wanda (Donald) Nelson of Malta, Carl (Dot) Smith of Langsville, Tom (Mickey) Smith of Cheshire, James (June) Smith of Bidwell, Jerry (Golda) Smith of Bidwell, Bonnie (Larry) Cleland of Pomeroy, Betty (Bill) Lambert of Langsville, Stella (Bob) Blankenship of Shade, Flossie (Mike) Jude of Vinton and Geraldine (Skip) Moore of Vinton; two sisters, Pauline Pauley of Albany and Vonda Lee (Tiny) Roy of Arizona.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Darrell Smith; and a grandson, five brothers and two sisters.
Services will be held Sunday, 2 p.m., at McCoy-Moore Funeral Home in Vinton. Burial will follow in Temple Cemetery near Albany.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Died: Wednesday, May 15, 2002
MIDDLEPORT -- Vincent John Dabo, 91, of Middleport, died Wednesday, May 15, 2002, at Overbrook Care Center in Middleport.
Born Sept. 4, 1910, in Columbus, he was the son of the late Anton and Josephine Spiro Dabo.
He is survived by a daughter, Jean Dabo Kelly.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Jean Smith Dabo.
Services will be held Saturday, 1 p.m., at Fisher Funeral Home in Middleport. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Died: Tuesday, May 7, 2002
CANAANVILLE -- Virginia Lynn (Jenny) Wilson, 46, of Canaanville, died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning, May 7, 2002, at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital.
Born Jan. 22, 1956, in Athens, she was the daughter of Clarys Burton Baker of Canaanville and the late Edward L. Wagner. A 1975 graduate of Federal Hocking High School, she attended Tri-County Vocational School.
Besides her mother, she is survived by a son, Edward Lee (Nina) Wilson of Indianapolis, Ind.; two brothers, Donald L. Wagner of Dallas, Texas, and Ernest S. Baker of Athens; an uncle, Larry (Pauline) Burton of Coolville; and a host of special friends.
Besides her father, she was preceded in death by maternal grandparents Lawrence and Edna Burton and paternal grandparents Donald and Savannah Cryder.
A memorial service will be held at a date to be announced. Arrangements are by Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens.
Died: Tuesday, April 16, 2002
MALTA -- Bonnie J. Sands, 56, of Red Carpet Nursing Home, Cambridge, died Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at Southeast Medical Center, Cambridge.
Born Dec. 13, 1945, in Malta, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Mildred Williams Sands. She is survived by a son, Brian Hutchins.
Services will be Thursday at 8 p.m. at Matheney Funeral Home, McConnelsville, with burial in Wolf Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Died: Friday, April 12, 2002
ALANSON, Mich. -- Mary Genevieve Wildman Smith, 93, of Alanson, Mich., died Friday, April 12, 2002.
She was born in Clarksburg, W.Va., to James H. Wildman and Flossie L. Hudkins Wildman. She was a lifelong ardent seamstress and a dedicated member of her church's quilting group. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Holland, Mich.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse J. Smith, in 1979; her son-in-law, Edward M. Easter III; grandson Edward M. Easter IV; and two brothers, Edwin J. Wildman and Bennett U. Wildman. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Jo Easter of Alanson, Mich.; granddaughter Laura Easter of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and sister-in-law Mrs. Bennett (Alice) Wildman of Ohio.
Services were Monday at Notier-Ver Lee-Langeland Funeral Chapel, Holland, Mich., with the Rev. Karen Tompkins officiating. Burial was in Pilgrim Home Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Luther Village or Clark Retirement Community.
Died: Friday, March 29, 2002
POMEROY -- Sara Truitt, 69, of Pomeroy, died Friday, March 29, 2002, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.
Born July 31, 1932, in Michigan City, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Richard and Alta Gaw Palmer.
She is survived by a son, Mitchell Truitt.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marion; and a son, William.
A memorial service was held this morning at White-Moquin Funeral Home in Coolville.
Died: Wednesday, March 27, 2002
WORTHINGTON -- Sandra Lee Cook, 41, died Wednesday, March 27, 2002, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, following a lengthy illness. Born May 17, 1960, in Athens, Mrs. Cook was a member of Dublin Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. Douglas Cook; children, Kelly Marie and Robert Paul Cook; her mother, Garnet Fletcher; and sisters, Ruby (Fred) Kettering and Debbie (Bob) Pierson.
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Fletcher; and a brother, John Boldman.
Services will be held Friday, 11 a.m., at Dublin Baptist Church, 7195 Coffman Road, where the family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Pastor Darrel Gabbard will preside.
Interment services will be held Saturday, 1 p.m., at Restlawn Memorial Gardens' Chapel Mausoleum, 2601 Bogart Road, Huron.
At Mrs. Cook's bequest, memorial gifts are sought for the Cook children's education fund, or to help defray final expenses.
Died: Saturday, March 23, 2002
LOGAN -- Talmadge Lewellen, 28, of Logan, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at his residence.
Born May 16, 1973, in Bellefontaine, he was the son of Robert L. and Gloria M. Reed Lewellen.
He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline R. Lemmon Lewellen; and three sons, Alexander R., Nathan C. and Caleb S. Lewellen.
Services will be held Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Contributions may be made to the Trust of the Children of Talmadge L. Lewellen, c/o Century National Bank, 61 N. Market St., Logan, 43138.
Died: Friday, March 22, 2002
MURRAY CITY -- Kathleen D. "Cassie" Snyder, 77, of Murray City, died Friday, March 22, 2002, at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster.
Born April 6, 1924, in Murray City, she was the daughter of the late Walter Spencer and Lillian Bernard Spencer.
A homemaker, Mrs. Snyder was a 1942 graduate of Murray City High School. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, John Snyder Jr.; sons Chuck (Liz) Snyder of Buchtel and Mike (Amy) Snyder of Sidney; daughters Rosann (Rick) Russell of Logan, Cathy (Bob) Whiteman of Creola and Lisa McDonald of Nelsonville; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; brothers Joe Spencer of Buchtel, Leonard (Frieda) Spencer and Bill (Adrian) Spencer, both of Murray City, and Bob (Barbara) Spencer of New Straitsville.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Arthur; a grandson; brothers Ronald Spencer and Lawrence Spencer, who died during World War II; and sisters Melrose Kinnison and Eleanor Spencer.
Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Murray City with Pastor Paul Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens in Nelsonville.
Friends may call today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Died: Tuesday, March 19, 2002
NELSONVILLE -- Sally Rosser Krieg, 68, formerly of Nelsonville, died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.
Born April 29, 1933, in Logan, she was the daughter of the late Leland and Hazel Rosser Krieg.
A private service will be held by the family.
Arrangements are by Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home in Nelsonville.