Died: Monday, January 7, 2002
CARBON HILL -- Olive M. Hardy, 99, of Newark, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation-Homestead in Lancaster.
Born Feb. 20, 1902, in Athens County, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Nanette Harris Gilbert.
She is survived by sons William (Gloria) Hardy of Heath and Darl (Norma) Hardy of Washington C.H.; a daughter, Roberta A. Forquer of Lancaster; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hardy, who passed away on Feb. 3, 1983; and five sisters.
Services will be held Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Carbon Hill Christian Church, with the Rev. Brian Grove officiating. Burial will be in Carbon Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until time of services.
Arrangements are by Warren-Brown Funeral Home in Nelsonville.
Robert Lytle Jr.
Died: Tuesday, December 25, 2001
LOGAN -- Robert E. Lytle Jr., 32, of Logan, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, at his residence.
Born Jan. 20, 1969, in Logan, he was the son of Robert E. Sr. and Pauline N. Ogg Lytle of Gibisonville. He is survived by his wife, Jeri Kienzel Lytle; a son, Noah E. Lytle; and a daughter, Trista N. Lytle.
Services will be held Saturday, 11 a.m., at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan. Burial will be in Laurel Cemetery, Gibisonville.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Died: Thursday, December 20, 2001
ALBANY -- Patricia Green, 68, of Albany, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, at her residence.
Born March 12, 1933, in Meigs County, she was the daughter of Margaret Johnson Hunter of Waverly and the late Maurice Hunter. She owned and operated Hunters General Store and Dip 'n' Dab Ceramics and was a secretary for State Farm Insurance. She was a member of the Ohio Genealogical Society, First Families of Ohio, Athens County Historical Society and Athens Elks Emblem Club.
Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband, Paul R. Bob Green; three sons, Jeffrey (Debbie) Green of Americus, Ga., Byron (Angi) Green of Waverly, and Jerry (Jane) Green of Albany; two grandchildren, Tessa and Jamie; a niece, Hope Hunter; a nephew, Wesley Hunter; a sister, Phyllis (Eldon) Gaston of Reynoldsburg; and a brother, Robert Bobby Hunter of Green Cover Springs, Fla.
A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Athens Memory Gardens. No visitation will be observed.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Holzer Hospice, Meigs County Branch, 115 E. Memorial Drive, Pomeroy 45769.
Arrangements are by Bigony-Jordan Funeral Home.
Died: Thursday, December 20, 2001
ATHENS -- Larry A. Sheridan, 54, of Angel Ridge Road, Athens, died unexpectedly early Thursday afternoon, Dec. 20, 2001, at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital.
Born March 7, 1947, in Athens, he was the son of Leo and Dessie Carsey Sheridan of The Plains.
A 1965 graduate of The Plains High School, he attended St. Paul's Catholic School through the eighth grade. He was formerly a pressman at Litton Industries and McBee Corp. for 27 years. Mr. Sheridan was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the paratroopers and military police in the 82nd Airbourne Division. He was a member of K.T. Crossen Post 21 of the American Legion, National Rifle Association, Athens Elks Lodge, Athens Redman Lodge, Hocking Valley Sportsman Association and St. Paul's Catholic Church.
In addition to his parents, survivors include sons Shannon Arthur Sheridan and special friend, Julie, and Larry Allan Sheridan; sisters Trudy (David) Montle of Albany and Mary Ann (Bill) McKibben of New Marshfield; a brother, Leo Wendel Sheridan of New Marshfield; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens, conducted by Msgr. Patrick Gaughan. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery and military rites by K.T. Crossen Post 21 of the American Legion.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Died: Thursday, December 20, 2001
LOGAN -- Elsie M. Truax, 67, of Logan, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, at Grant Medical Center, Columbus.
Born June 30, 1934, in Fort Sheridan, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Fred and Myrtle Nelson Spradlin.
Mrs. Truax is survived by her husband, Clark R. Truax Sr.; sons Clark Jr., Curtis and Michael; and a daughter, Rhonda Dodson.
Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, with burial in Fairview Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home and Sunday from noon until the start of services.
Died: Monday, December 17, 2001
REEDSVILLE -- Iola Mae Wilson, 71, of Reedsville, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2001, at Pike Community Hospital in Waverly.
Born April 4, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Nellie White Burns.
She is survived by sons Terry Lee Wilson, Michael Wilson, Charles Wilson Jr. and Jack Rood; and daughters Frances Putman and Shirley Barber.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Albert Rood; her second husband, Charles Wilson; and a son, Roger Wilson.
Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Eden United Brethren Church in Reedsville, with burial in Randolph Cemetery.
Friends may call at the White-Moquin Funeral Home in Coolville Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
Died: Monday, December 17, 2001
LOGAN -- Earl W. Bill Wolfe , 76, Logan, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2001, at Hocking Valley Community Hospital, Logan.
Born June 26, 1925, in Perry County, he was the son of the late Frank Wolfe and Lora Beougher.
He is survived by a son, William Wolfe, and two daughters, Peggy Susie Lehman and Holly McBride. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Marty Wolfe.
Services were today at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery, Perry County. No calling hours were observed. Arrangements were by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan.
Died: Friday, November 30, 2001
MIDDLEPORT -- Florence Carol Wines, 83, of Middleport, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2001, at Rocksprings Rehabilitation Center, Pomeroy.
Born April 18, 1918, in Darwin, she was the daughter of the late Delmar Arnold and Ella Ann Hudnall Whaley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Wines Jr., and is survived by her children, Lula Belle, Milford Dorst and Delmar Donald Dorst.
Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Ewing Funeral Home, Pomeroy with burial in Letart Falls Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Died: Friday, November 23, 2001
ATHENS -- W. Barry Worthing, 63, died unexpectedly early Friday, Nov. 23, 2001, at his residence.
Born Oct. 9, 1938, in Castalia, Ohio, he was the son of the late Warner and Esther Barber Worthing.
He was an account executive for Fine Line Graphics of Columbus after working for more than 22 years with the former Lawhead Press of Athens. A 1956 graduate of Marguerita High School in Castalia, he was a 1961 graduate of Ohio University and a member and treasurer of the Board of Governors of Beta Chapter of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity in Athens.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Morrison Worthing; a daughter and her partner, Susan Worthing and Stephany Allen of Richmond, Calif.; two grandsons, David and Oliver Allen of Richmond, Calif.; a brother, Richard D. (Michelle) Worthing of Kent; and two nieces, Christine Worthing of Chicago and Karyn Atienza (Audie) of Redwood, Calif.
At his request, Mr. Worthing's body was cremated and no calling hours will be observed. A memorial service will be held Friday at 4 p.m. at Galbreath Chapel on the Ohio University campus with the Rev. Griesinger officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made either to a charity of choice, or to a scholarship fund which will be set up by the Phi Kappa Tau Foundation, P.O. Box 30, Oxford, Ohio 45056.
Arrangements are by Jagers and Sons Funeral Home.
Died: Saturday, November 17, 2001
LOGAN -- William Ray Harper, 68, of Logan, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001, at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born July 28, 1933, in Roane County, W.Va., he was the son of Freda Presley Harper of Spencer, W.Va., and the late Elmer Harper.
Services will be held Monday, 1 p.m., at Cardaras Funeral Home in Logan. Burial will be held Tuesday, 11 a.m., at the Jim Harper Family Cemetery in Cicerone, W.Va.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 p.m.
Died: Thursday, November 15, 2001
ATHENS -- Zella Mae Silvus, 70, of Athens, died at her home on Thursday morning, Nov. 15, 2001.
Born Oct. 20, 1931, in Olton, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Abbie Chambers Jones. She was retired from Hocking Valley Bank and was a charter member of the Hocking Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines International. She was an active member of Athens First Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Paul; sons Kelly Silvus of Kilgore, Texas, and Paul D. (Loretta) Silvus of Brownwood, Texas; a daughter, Debbie K. (James) Wallace of Powder Springs, Ga.; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; sisters Lois (Jack) Beasley of Sonoma, Calif., and Inez Nixon of Round Rock, Texas; and a brother, Gene (Deanna) Jones of Glasgow, Mont.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers Cecil, Ivor, Arvil, Walter, Byrle and Royce Jones.
Services will be held Saturday, 3 p.m., at Athens First Baptist Church, with the Revs. James McCamish and Paul Schwab officiating. Burial will be in Athens Memory Gardens.
Friends may call at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home today, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000, Chicago, Ill., 60611-1676; or Appalachian Community Hospice, 280 E. State St., Athens, 45701.
Wayne Doyle Beal
Died: Sunday, August 17, 2003
POMEROY — Wayne Doyle Beal, 79, of Pomeroy, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2003, at Russell Nursing home, Albany.
Born April 8, 1924, in Meigs County, he was the son of the late William Garth and Roma Mahalia Stanley Bean. He is survived by children Yvonne Young, Sandra Bailey, Linda Well, Karla Fox and Denise Davis. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janeth Melvina Patten Beal.
Services will be Wednesday, 11 a.m., at Ewing Funeral Home, Pomeroy. Burial will be in Carleton Church Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Paul Eugene Dialey
Died: Friday, August 15, 2003
ATHENS — Paul Eugene Dailey, 60, of Gallipolis, formerly of Athens, died early Friday evening, Aug. 15, 2003.
Born in Athens on April 6, 1943, he was son of the late Milford and Betty Thompson Dailey. A 1961 graduate of Athens High School, he was a cement mason. He was a veteran of the Army and a member of Athens AMVETS Post 76.
He is survived by two sisters, Ada (Chad) Sayre of Albany and Carol (Will) Gambill of New Marshfield; a brother, James (Karen) Dailey of Albany; and special friends John Paul Holley, Carolyn Merry, Bonnie Fugett and Jackie Hall, all of Gallipolis, and John and Louise Rogaski of Athens.
He was preceded in death by a brother, William Dailey.
Funeral services will be Monday, 2:30 p.m., at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens, conducted by Pastor Alfred Holley. Burial will be in Clarks Chapel Cemetery, where Athens VFW Post 3477 and American Legion K.T. Crossen Post 21 will conduct military rites.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday two hours prior to the service.