MALTA - Emanuel E. "Manny" Rogers, 71, of Sarasota, Fla., and Malta, formerly of Ostrander, unexpectedly died Friday at Grant Medical Center following a brief illness.
A native of Marysville, he was a graduate of Marysville High School, Class of 1949, and graduated from Heidelberg College in 1953. He served in the U.S. Army as a lieutenant, and was retired from the moving industry and was owner of the Sentry Moving Company.
He was a member of the Eagles Mohawk Aerie 1094 in Jackson, Moose Lodge 1319 in Sarasota, Fla., the Parkersburg, W.Va. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, and Amvets 0051.
He is survived by his wife, Gwen Goulet-Rogers of Sarasota, Fla.; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Mary Rogers of Columbus; a daughter and son-in-law, Lori and George Rodman of Ostrander; two sisters, Helen Huey of Gahanna and Marie (Robert) Zellers of Columbus; two grandchildren, Ross and Rachel Rodman; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Bennett Brown Rodman Funeral Home in Delaware today from 4 to 7 p.m., where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Marysville Cemetery.
CREOLA - Earnest E. Stevens, 67, formerly of Creola, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at Berger Hospital in Circleville.
Born March 18, 1933, in Vinton County, he was the son of the late Clayton Stevens and Verna Wine Stevens Starkey.
He is survived by his children, Darlene Sausman, Charlotte Payne, Joyce Hunter, Uteva Stevens, Lisa Stevens, Glendon Stevens, Larry Stevens, Gilbert Stevens and Wade Stevens.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Chestnut Grove Church in Vinton County. Burial will be in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held today from 4 to 8 p.m. at Garrett Funeral Home in McArthur and one hour prior to the services at the church on Monday.
ALBANY - Bertha Crippen, 88, of Route 143, Albany, died Monday morning, Oct. 16, 2000, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, from injuries received in a house fire that destroyed her home Thursday morning.
She was born May 22, 1912, on Peach Ridge, Athens County, daughter of the late John N. and Bessie Everett Mathews.
She was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Athens and was very active in the church. She was a member of the Albany Grange and Albany Senior Citizens. She was a graduate of Ames-Bern High School 1932 and has been a resident of the Albany area for 50 years and had lived on Route 143 since 1977.
She is survived by sisters Ruth (Ervin) Mosier and Katherine (William E.) Inman of Athens; a sister-in-law, Mary Crippen of Guysville; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry L. Crippen, in 1970; and by a brother, Arthur E. Mathews.
Services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens, conducted by the Rev. David Felty, with burial in Athens Memory Gardens.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, 24 W. State St., Athens, Ohio 45701.
NELSONVILLE - Clairus J. "Sonny" Stover, 60, of Nelsonville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at Doctors Hospital of Nelsonville.
He was born Oct. 1, 1940, in Athens County, the son of Audrey Murphy of Nelsonville and the late Glenn Murphy, and the adopted son of the late Scott and Elizabeth Stover. He was married to Rebecca Adams Allen Stover of Nelsonville.
He was retired from Brooks Shoe Co. of Nelsonville.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, David "Andy" Allen Jr. of Nelsonville; a daughter, Angela (Terry) McClain of Nelsonville; an adopted daughter, Jaclyn Maas of Nelsonville; five grandchildren, Christopher, Trista, Cody and Misty McClain and Allison Levering; a special brother-in-law, Russell (Mary Jo Edwards) Adams Jr. of Nelsonville; six sisters, Geneivie Jones of Salem, Hazel (John) Potter of New Lexington, and Sylvia Doolittle, Pearl Mace, Sandy Burley and Sharon (Neil) Allen, all of Nelsonville; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brothers Dale, Odell, Roscoe and Russell Stover.
Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with Pastor David Cogar officiating. Interment will be in Connett Cemetery, Nelsonville.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
MIDDLEPORT - Clarence Edward Fife, 74, of Middleport, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, W.Va.
Born March 29, 1926, in Gallipolis, he was the son of the late Ross Albert and Bessie Hood Fife.
He also was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Jean Oiler Fife, and is survived by children Judy Farley, Jenny Lair, Debbie Maxwell, and Eddie, Gary, Todd and Scott Fife.
Services will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Home, Middleport, with burial in Gravel Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m.
McARTHUR - Carrie E. Waldron, 68, of McArthur, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at her residence.
Born May 4, 1932, in Columbia Twp. in Meigs County, she was the daughter of the late Noah C. and Florence Cooper Harvey. A 1950 graduate of Hamden High School, she was a homemaker, a member and past worthy matron of Hamden Chapter 244 Order of Eastern Star, and a member of the Hamden United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Niles H. "Windy" Waldron; a son and daughter-in-law, Melvin M. "Mike" and Pamela Waldron of Wellston; a daughter, Annette Andrews of Lancaster; 10 grandchildren; a great grandchild; five sisters, Pearl Bowen of Zaleski, Lyda Mae (Bill) Jones of Springfield, Mildred Willis of Panama City, Fla., Freda Montgomery of Jackson, and Maxine (Walter) Stephenson of McArthur; two brothers, John (Betty Jane) Harvey of Springfield and Ferrie (Ann) Harvey of Galloway; and several nieces and nephews, including Marilyn Warner of Bradenton Beach, Fla., who lived in the home.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant twin sibling; three brothers, Clyde, Hollis and Luther Harvey; and two sisters, Cynthia Kirkendall and Hazel Rife.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Garrett Funeral Home in McArthur, with the Rev. Olan Harvey officiating. Burial will be in Hamden Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 4 to 8 p.m., with Eastern Star Services being held at 7:30 p.m.
NELSONVILLE - W. Calvin Smith, 78, of 4 Watson St., Fredericktown, died Friday, Oct. 13, 29000, at the Laurels of Mount Vernon.
He was born May 7, 1922, in Nelsonville, to Lee Roy and Mona Mur Webb Smith, and had been a resident of Fredericktown for the past 11 years. Calvin had been employed for 20 years at Hope United Methodist Church in Toledo. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Fredericktown United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Pauline Breeze Smith; two daughters, Carolyn Walsh of Fredericktown and Nancy (Gary) McKibben of Toledo; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard L. Smith.
Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Snyder Funeral Home, Fredericktown, where funeral services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Richard Prater officiating. Burial will follow in Green Lawn Cemetery, Nelsonville.
LOGAN - Wilby Harold Johnson, 86, of Logan, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
He was born Dec. 28, 1913, in Deer Creek Twp., Pickaway County, son of the late John M. and Mary Linley Johnson.
Services will be Friday, 1 p.m., at Roberts Funeral Home, Logan, with burial in Brown Chapel Cemetery, Ross County.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.
ATHENS - Walter I. Ruth, formerly of Athens, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, in Akron.
He was born in Hilliard, son of Herb and Mary E. Ruth. He is survived by his wife, Virginia, and stepson William Morehart.
Funeral services are Monday at 6 p.m. at Adams-Mason Funeral Home in Akron. Burial will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in Forest Cemetery, Circleville.
ALBANY - Thomas E. Guzek, 45, of Albany, formerly of Glendale, W.Va., died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, at his home.
He was an electrician for Dan Inman Electric, and was a local musician and a former employee of American Electric Power, Meigs Division. He was a former member of St. Francis Xavier Church in Moundsville.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey J. Guzek; a daughter, Joette Guzek of Moundsville; his parents, Walter A. and Rita Ann Guzek; two brothers, Walter Guzek Jr. and John Guzek; two sisters, Rita Ann Cain and Belvenia Vadas; and many friends.
Services will be private, and there will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are by Jagers and Sons Funeral Home in Athens.
GLOUSTER - Stella Mildred Daugherty, 89, of Glouster, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at Arcadia Acres Nursing Home in Logan.
She was born Aug. 17, 1911, in Morristown, the daughter of the late Harvey and Anna Katzenbach Smith. She was the widow of Frank W. Daugherty and a member of the Bishopville Church of Christ.
Mrs. Daugherty is survived by two brothers, Pearley Smith of Gore and Harvey Smith Jr. of Mullins, S.C.; and a sister, Florence Daugherty of The Plains.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Cardaras Funeral Home in Glouster, with Rev. John Wright officiating. Burial will be in Chesterhill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, one hour prior to the service.
THE PLAINS - Russell S. Jellison, 87, of The Plains, died Monday morning, Oct. 2, 2000, at his home after a brief illness.
He was born March 13, 1913, in The Plains, son of the late Samuel and Minnie Jago Jellison. He was a graduate of The Plains High School, where he was class valedictorian.
Mr. Jellison was a truck driver for Athens Oil Co., and also was employed by the Ohio Department of Agriculture and Poston power station. He was a member of The Plains Church of the Nazarene, where he served as Sunday school superintendent, teacher and choir director.
He is survived by his wife, Georgia Elizabeth Hall Jellison; a daughter, Mary Ann (David) Smith of West Springfield, Mass.; three sons, James J. (Erna) Jellison of Tuscon, Ariz., Virgil "Butch" Jellison of Erie, Pa., and Paul (Deanna) Jellison of Mason; a stepson, Jim Hall of Meadville, Pa.; 12 grandchildren, Shawn, Misty and Todd Jellison, Cheryl Jacobs, Deborah Gray, Steven and Melissa Smith, Tina, Wayne and James Jellison Jr., Jason and Jimmy Hall; eight grandchildren; and a sister, Ann Pasco of Washington, Pa.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Bowers and Reba Howard; and a brother, Allen Jellison.
A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday, 7 p.m., at The Plains Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Mark Dupler officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church building fund's, 49 Connett Road, The Plains 45780.
A reception for friends of the family will be held Wednesday, 6:30 to 7 p.m., at the church.
Arrangements are by Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens.