LOGAN - Roxanna Quinette Shaw Risch, 95, of Logan, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, in the skilled nursing unit of Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
She was born June 18, 1905, in Hocking County, daughter of the late Otto Ansel and Emma Daisy Carpenter Shaw.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lester V. Risch.
Services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m., at Roberts Funeral Home in Logan. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
ALBANY - Rosetta F. Edwards, 70, of Albany, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at her home.
She was born Feb. 18, 1930, in Mineral, daughter of the late Samuel and Virgie Ferguson Pratt.
She is survived by her husband, Jake; a daughter, Peggy (Anthony) Dupree of Madison, Ala.; three grandchildren, Collin, Ryan and Seth Dupree; and seven sisters, Gladys Rankin, Nancy Pratt and Judi Smart of Albany, Viola Bright and Amy Calvert of Athens, Nora Caudill of Lancaster, and Pat Rankin of Shade.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Andrew Edwards; three sisters, Ruth Lewis, June Pierce and Eleanor Pratt; and two brothers, Sherman and Virgil Pratt.
Services will be Tuesday, 1 p.m., at Hughes-Moquin Funeral Home, Athens. Burial will be in Alexander Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday one hour prior to services.
DELAWARE - Robert Elwin Root, 77, of Delaware, Ohio, a former resident of Athens, died at Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware, late Tuesday evening, Nov. 7, 2000.
Born in Stewart on May 5, 1923, he was the son of the late Shepard Dudley and Nellie Dunfee Root. He was a retired inspector with Ranco Control Corp. A 1941 graduate of Athens High School, he was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in the European Theatre and in the Battle of the Bulge.
He is survived by a sister, Helen Russell of Athens; a brother and sister-in-law, Chester and Delma Root of Athens; special cousins Fred, Naomi and Howard Hornsby of Delaware; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens, conducted by the Rev. Tom Hanover, with burial in Athens Memory Gardens.
Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
LOGAN - Peggy A. Sheets, 65, of Logan, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000, at her residence. She was born Jan. 7, 1935, in Athens County.
She is survived by her husband, Harold Sheets.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, 1 p.m., at Cardaras Funeral Home, and a committal service at 3 p.m. at Whitmore Cemetery in Buchtel.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Hocking County, 295 Midland Place, Logan 43138.
NELSONVILLE - Patricia Donita McKnight Kasler, 58, of Nelsonville, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, at Arthur James Cancer Hospital in Columbus.
She was born Feb. 14, 1942, in Nelsonville, daughter of the late Raymond Elsworth Sr. and Beatrice Lucille Rizer McKnight. She was a homemaker and a former housekeeper for Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
She is survived by sons Charles Kevin (Nicki) Forrest and Leslie Wayne "Butch" (Donna) Forrest of The Plains; daughters Karen Kay Carnes of Burdine, Ky., Mrs. Ray (Diana Lynn) Pickett Sr. of The Plains, Mrs. Lonnie (Pearl Renee) Sigler and Mrs. Ransom (Linda Sue) Forrest of Logan, Mrs. Shannon L. (Lorrie Ann) Singleton of Murray City, and Mrs. Dave (Candy Jo) Forrest of Nelsonville; 26 grandchildren; a brother, William (Shirley) McKnight of Nelsonville; sisters Charlotte Smart and Mrs. Dale (Betty) Young of Nelsonville; sisters-in-law Mrs. Dan (Mary) Whalen of Nelsonville, and June McKnight of Carbon Hill.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Ransom Waddell IV; brothers Lee and Raymond McKnight; a sister and brother-in-law, Doris and William Tackett; a brother-in-law, Ivan Smart; and a nephew, Dale Young.
Services will be held Saturday, 1 p.m., at Warren-Brown Funeral Home in Nelsonville, with the Rev. Lewis Dunnells officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
WELLSTON - Nellie E. Price, 90, of Wellston, died today, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, at Jenkins Memorial Nursing Facility.
She was born Sept. 27, 1910, in Wellston, daughter of the late Christopher and Ella Martin Tribby.
She is survived by a son, Donald Tribby; and stepsons Kenneth and Richard Price.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd E. Price; and a stepdaughter, Alice Collins.
Funeral services will be held Friday, 1 p.m., at McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Burial will be in Hamden Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, 4 to 8 p.m.
LOGAN - Melvin A. Brown, 64, of Logan, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000, at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born July 7, 1936, in Hocking County, he was the son of the late Lester C. and Opal Seitz Brown. He is survived by his wife, Shelby J. Daubenmire Brown; and children Todd A. Brown and Cathy S. Dooley.
Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, with burial in Pine Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday after 9 a.m., with the family in attendance Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., and Sunday after 10 a.m.
LOGAN - Lemma Jean Lloyd Marinko, 75, of Logan, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000, at the home of her daughter in Jackson, Tenn., following an extended illness.
She was born April 21, 1925, in Murray City, daughter of the late Charles Franklin and Lemma Bliss Jones Lloyd. Mrs. Marinko was a homemaker, and a former member of Logan American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliaries.
She is survived by a son, Les (Karen) Marinko of Troy, Mich.; a daughter, Julie Alayne (Robert J.) Plunk of Jackson, Tenn.; grandchildren Jennifer Marinko of Troy, and Jerome Marinko of Walled Lake, Mich.; and a sister, LaDonna Vivian of Taylor, Mich.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Arthur Marinko, in 1998; a son, Frank Joseph Marinko; a daughter, Bliss Ann Marinko; a sister, Crella Byron; and a brother, Charles Lloyd.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, 11 a.m., at Oak Grove Cemetery in Logan, with the Rev. Fr. Richard J. Pendolphi officiating.
Friends may call at Roberts Funeral Home in Logan on Friday, 4 to 8 p.m.
TUPPERS PLAINS - Johnny Raymond Klein, 53, of Tuppers Plains, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.
He was born July 21, 1947, in Pomeroy, son of Grover Clifford Klein of Pomeroy and the late Irene Faulk Klein.
Besides his father, he is survived by his wife, Carolyn Buckley Klein; and sons Johnny Allen, Michael Raymond and Kevin Klein.
Services will be held Friday, 2 p.m., at Fisher Funeral Home in Middleport. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, Pomeroy.
Friends may call at the funeral home today, 6 to 9 p.m.
WELLSTON - Jim W. Ousley, 60, of Exline Road, Wellston, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at Grant Medical Center, Columbus.
Born Nov. 27, 1939, in Dundas, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Annastacia Essman Ousley.
Jim was a self-employed coal truck driver and a past foreman of various pipeline construction companies. He also was a heavy-equipment operator for Shave Enterprises.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Lisa Womeldorf Ousley; sons Rueben and Lawrence Ousley; daughters Debbie Douglas, Bobbie Stewart and Bobbi Ousley; six grandchildren, Josh Camp, Wynona Douglas, Jessica Stewart Wilson, Troy and Kyle Stewart and Emma Ousley; three great-grandchildren; brothers Jack, Mike and Carl of Wellston and Don of Zanesville; sisters Rita Miller and Sharon Grimes of Jackson and Helen Benson of Wellston; several nieces and nephews; his mother-in-law, Edith Womeldorf; and many close friends.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Lawrence Jr., Tim, Bob and David; and by three infant brothers and sisters.
Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Hope United Methodist Church, with burial in Ridgewood Cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 9 p.m. at J.P. Rogers Funeral Home, Wellston. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to the service.
BUCHTEL - James Thomas Newman, 74, of Edinburgh, Ind., died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indianapolis.
He was born April 15, 1926, in Buchtel, son of the late John and Elizabeth Unkel Newman. He was an equipment operator for Johnson Co. of Indiana, a World War II Army veteran, a member of Shelbyville Eagles 766 and a life member of the Fish and Game Club in Indiana.
He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Don (Betty) Rosser of Nelsonville; a sister-in-law, Emma Newman of Lancaster; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William and John Newman.
Services will be held Wednesday, 3 p.m., at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with the Rev. Gary Carlson officiating. Burial with military graveside services will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m.
COLUMBUS - Gladys B. Hill, 96, of Columbus, formerly of Reedsville, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at her residence.
Born April 16, 1904, in Reedsville, she was the daughter of the late George and Narsisus Biles Reed. She was a homemaker and a member of Eden United Brethren Church.
She is survived by a son, Terry Elwood Hill of Columbus; a brother, Webster Reed of Reedsville; two sisters, Susie Kerwin and Virginia Hoselton, both of Reedsville; three grandchildren, Andy, Mathew and Christy; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hill, and by a brother and sister.
Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Eden United Brethren Church, Reedsville. Burial will be in Eden Cemetery.
Friends may call at White Funeral Home, Coolville, today from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.