Richard Bishop Sr.
WELLSTON - Richard L. Bishop Sr., 70, of Mulga Road, Wellston, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens.
He was born Jan. 7, 1930, in Milton Twp., Jackson County, son of the late Alfred and Grace Bishop. He retired from Kuppenheimer, graduated from Wellston High School in 1949, and attended Zion No. 3 Church. He loved and cared for his family and church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Tom, Rick and John Bishop Sr., and a sister, Norma Hughes.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Rita Leach Bishop; a son, Richard (Sally) Bishop of Wellston; a daughter, Tonya (Alfred) Dye Jr. of Chillicothe; seven grandchildren, Amy, Kelly, Mandy, Eric, Nikki, Julie and Lyndy; three great-grandchildren, Heather, Tyler and Shelby; two sisters, Alene Gould and Betty Jarvis of Wellston; several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.
Services will be Friday, 1 p.m., at Zion No. 3 Church, with the Revs. Richard Bishop Jr., Ed Barney and Chuck Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.
Friends may call at J.P. Rogers Funeral Home, Wellston, today from 2 to 9 p.m., and at the church on Friday one hour prior to services.
NEW STRAITSVILLE - Nettie June Hemrick, 85, of New Straitsville, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Sunbridge Nursing Home, New Lexington.
She was born June 22, 1915, in Greendale, daughter of the late William and Jennie Lambert Dye.
She is survived by a son, John, and daughters Jackie Maffin, Ann Wintermute and Marie Queen. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Henry Hemrick.
Services will be Friday, 1 p.m., at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, with burial in Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery, Perry County.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Michael and Matthew Smith
MALTA - Michael Wayne and Matthew Shane Smith, twin infant sons of Webster Wayne Smith and Erin Michelle Gandee of Malta, were stillborn Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Bethesda Hospital, Zanesville.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, 1 p.m., at Bartlett Cemetery. Friends may call at Stone-Matheney Funeral Home, Chesterhill, on Thursday, from 11 a.m. until time of services.
MIDDLETOWN - Max Foster Hamilton, 64, of Middletown, formerly of Athens, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, at his residence.
He was born June 18, 1936, in Akron, son of the late Harry and Irene Zimmerman Hamilton.
He is survived by his wife, Judy A. Hamilton, and daughters Mary Kozarec, Julie Bowman, Debbie Lyninger and Vicki Mattor.
Services will beTuesday, 2 p.m., at Woodside Cemetery, Middletown. There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton.
Arrangements are by Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown.
POMEROY - Marie N. Domigan of Jacksonville, N.C., formerly of Meigs County, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2000.
She was born Nov. 19, 1920, in Scarboro, W.Va., daughter of the late R.B. Nelson and the late Hazel Whitt Nelson.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Domigan, in 1978; and brothers Richard B. and James L.
She is survived by two sons, Charles "Skip" (Dianna) of Coolville and John A. (Catherine) of Woodbridge, Va.; a daughter, Cindy Midkiff (Daniel) of Jacksonville, N.C.; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild; two sisters, Helen King of Bidwell and Kathleen Pauley of Greensboro, N.C.; two sisters-in-law, Marii Kenton of Paris, Ky., and Kay Ragland of Lexington, Ky.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Sunday, 2:30 p.m., at Cherry Ridge Cemetery, Pomeroy. Arrangements are by White-Moquin Funeral Home, Coolville.
In lieu of flowers or other remembrances, it is requested that a memorial be given to Cherry Ridge Cemetery, in care of Alberta Hysell, 43315 Frank Road, Pomeroy 45769.
MIDDLEPORT - Vesta M. Lambert, 95, formerly of Middleport, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at Village Care Center in Galion after a six-month illness.
She was born March 12, 1905 in Meigs County, the daughter of the late George and Jessie Gilmore Sisson. She was a cook at Bradbury Public School System for 15 years, and worked as a cook in restaurants in Pomeroy, Bradbury and Middleport. She enjoyed cooking and sewing and liked to go out to eat. She was a member of Southview Baptist Church in Galion.
She is survived by a daughter, Mary Stewart of Crestline; a daughter, Jessie (Ralph) Rose of Mt. Gilead; a son, James (Lois) Lambert of Port Orange, Fla.; a son, William (Ruth) Lambert, of Galion; three sisters, Mabel Michaels, Mary Roush and Pauline Hudson, all of Middleport; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis R. Lambert; a daughter, Virginia Sayre; two brothers, Joseph and John Sisson; two granddaughters; and a grandson.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home in Galion with the Rev. Carmel Hoskins officiating. Burial will be in Crawford County Memory Gardens in Crestline.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to HomeCare Matters Hospice, P.O. Box 327, Galion, 44833.
THE PLAINS - The infant child of Carrie April Cooper and Kasey Lewis Kempton of The Plains was stillborn Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus.
Surviving are maternal grandparents Sheryl Cooper and Jeff Higgins of The Plains, and Gary and Jeanne Cooper of Athens; paternal grandparents Kitty Kempton of Millfield and Kurt Kempton of Jacksonville; maternal great-grandparents James R. Darnell Sr. and Gilbert P. Cooper Sr., both of The Plains; paternal great-grandparents Florence Daugherty of Millfield, and Lewis and Grace Kempton of Jacksonville.
The baby was preceded in death by maternal great-grandmothers Nancy F. Darnell and Mary B. Cooper, and paternal great-grandfather George Daugherty.
Graveside services will be held Friday, 1 p.m., at Athens Memory Gardens, with the Rev. David Roach officiating. There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are by Hughes-Moquin Funeral Home, Athens.
ZANESVILLE - James Alva Mayle, 53, of Zanesville, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville.
He was born March 12, 1947, in Sharpsburg, son of Romanus and Emma Parsons Mayle. He had been a mill clerk for A.K. Steel in Zanesville for 35 years, and was a veteran of the Army National Guard. He was a member of Carey Street Mission in Zanesville and Zanesville American Legion Post 29.
He is survived by a son, Scott Mayle of Zanesville; a grandson, Darien James Mayle of Zanesville; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kalynn Mayle.
Services will be held Friday, 1 p.m., at Mount Hermon Church, Amesville Route 1, with the Revs. Henry Mayle and John Butcher officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery.
Friends may call at Stone-Matheney Funeral Home, Chesterhill, Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and at the church on Friday one hour prior to services.
ATHENS - Emma Irene Ator Wilson, 94, of Athens, died early Sunday morning, Oct. 1, 2000, at Brookside/Hickory Creek Nursing Center, The Plains.
She was born July 26, 1906, in Athens County, daughter of the late John Herman and Alice Grace Walker Ator. She graduated from John Hancock High School, now Ohio University's Ellis Hall. She was a former resident of the Pleasanton and Bates Road area.
Mrs. Wilson left Athens in 1940 to reside in Dayton, where she was employed by National Cash Register, Frigidaire and Rikes Department Store. She returned to the Athens area in later years.
She is survived by nieces and nephews Anna Grace Ator (William) Carle of Hockessin, Del., Mariam Ator (Robert) Woods of Dayton, Mary (Richard) Abel of Athens, Carrie Ator (Ralph) James of New Marshfield, Shirley (Chuck) Dailey of Athens, Richard (Celeste) Lillie of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., John (Elsa) Ator of Avon, Frank Reed Beverage of Battle Creek, Mich., Malcolm (Carmen) Ator of Columbus, Jim (Connie) Ator of Albany, John (Debra) Ator of McArthur, Larry Ator of Athens, and Darwin (Patricia) Streets of Sandwich, Ill.; a nephew by marriage, Robert Woolard of Dayton; and close friends Bernard and Betty Briggs of Dayton.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde O. Wilson, in 1993; two sisters, Bertha Beverage and Edith Lillie; and four brothers, Earl, Orlo, Gilbert and Conard Ator.
Services will be held Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home in Athens, with the Rev. John Elswick presiding. Burial will be in Bates Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today, 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bates Cemetery Association, in care of Peggy Seipel, 6415 Pleasant Hill Road, Athens 45701.
LOGAN - Helen Lucille Wilson, 90, of Logan, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000, in the emergency room of Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
She was born Feb. 7, 1910, in Logan, daughter of the late Benjamin and Lulubelle Fisher Cooper.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Mervin Wilson.
Services will be held today, 1 p.m., at Roberts Funeral Home in Logan. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Hope Twp., Hocking County.
Friends may call at the funeral home today, from 10 a.m. until time of services.
COOLVILLE - Gale Lee McCain, 64, of Coolville, died early this morning, Oct. 4, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Parkersburg, W.Va.
He was born June 29, 1936, in Meigs County, son of the late Dana McCain and Lettie Connolly McCain. He was a graduate of Chester High School Class of 1953, was an active member of Gospel Baptist Church in Torch and a member of Shade River Lodge 453 of Chester, Valley of Cambridge Scottish Rite and Aladdin Shrine Temple of Columbus. He was a former member of Carpenters Union Local 899 of Parkersburg. At the time of his death, he was an active member of Carpenters Union Local 512 of Ann Arbor, Mich.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Zetah Buckley McCain; a son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Amy McCain; a brother and sister-in-law, Norman and Audelle McCain; brothers and sisters-in-law, Eloise and John Lodwick, Vivian and Charles Humphrey, Peg Buckley, Bob Merideth, Darlene Buckley, Hazel Turner, Chester Buckley, Marilyn and Randall Coulson and Martha Rieser; aunts and uncles, and several nieces and nephews; a foster sister-in-law, Delores Frank; and a special friend of the family, Erma Cleland.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother; a foster brother, Harlis Frank; and several brothers and sisters-in-law.
Services will be held Saturday, 11 a.m., at White-Moquin Funeral Home, Coolville, with Pastor Jay Hubbard officiating. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery, Long Bottom.
Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, 3 to 9 p.m.