Martha J. Wolf
Died: Sunday, November 17, 2002
Martha J. Wolf, 60, of Wilmington, died Sunday morning (Nov. 17, 2002) at her residence.
She was born June 10, 1942, in Bath Township, Greene County, daughter of the late Chester D. and Thelma Turner Miller. She was employed at Greene Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by two daughters, Ruth A. Wolf and Edna L. Wolf, both of Wilmington; five brothers, Dan (Shelva) Miller of Jeffersonville, Ted (Karen) Miller of Clarksville, Tom Miller of Old Town, Fred (Juanita) Miller of Xenia and Gene Miller of Middletown; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Miller and Chester Miller.
Services will be held 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the NEELD FUNERAL HOME, 1276 N. Detroit St., Xenia, with burial in Byron Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Clinton County, 61 E. Main St., Wilmington, 45177.
Stanley E. Kellough
Died: Saturday, November 16, 2002
Stanley E. Kellough, 89, of 649 Clarksville Road, Wilmington, died 11:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 16, 2002) at Autumn Years Nursing Center. He is survived by his second wife, Zelma G. Barnhouse Johnson-Kellough. They were married Nov. 24, 2001. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mayme Stephens Kellough, who died Nov. 21, 1999. They were married Aug. 13, 1934.
Mr. Kellough was born Feb. 4, 1913, in Ross County near Chillicothe, son of the late Elijah and Myrtle Ammon Kellough. He taught math for nine years in Ross County and then two years at Genoa near Toledo. In 1943, he came to Wilmington and taught math for 25 years. He retired from teaching in 1968. He has been an active member of the Wilmington United Methodist Church since 1943. He was a 50-year member of the F&AM Lodge 52, a member of the Clinton County Retired Teachers Association, the Ohio Education Association and the National Education Association. He was a former member of the Wilmington Lions Club. He graduated in 1931 from Bainbridge High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in education from Ohio University, where he was awarded a Kappa Delta Pi Fraternity membership for his achievement in math. He received a master's degree from Columbia University.
In addition to his second wife, he is survived by a son, Richard (Noreen) Kellough of Sacramento, Calif.; a daughter, Linda (David) Hall of Dayton; a stepson, Mark Johnson of Wilmington; a stepdaughter, Beth (Brian) Damschroder of Fort Worth, Texas; two sisters, Marcella (Mack) Donahue of Bainbridge and Goldie Scharenberg of Middletown; six grandchildren, Robyn (Mark) Struby, Merribeth Mallobox, Gretchen Kellough, Anthony Kellough, Susan (Justin) Werner and Theresa (B.J.) Hennig; three stepgrandchildren, Cara Damschroder, Drew Damschroder and Kristina Johnson; five great-grandchildren, Kendra Mallobox, Dylan Hennig, Anthony Struby, Samantha Hennig and Hannah Werner; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his first wife and parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Luther Kellough, Wilson Kellough and Este Kellough.
Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Wilmington United Methodist Church, 50 E. Locust St., Wilmington, the Rev. Dean Feldmeyer and the Rev. Linden Damschroder officiating, with burial in Sugar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the REYNOLDS-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 327 N. South St., Wilmington. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Clinton County, 61 E. Main St., Wilmington, 45177.
Irene N. Brightman
Died: Friday, November 15, 2002
Irene N. Brightman, 78, of Wilmington, died Friday (Nov. 15, 2002) at Clinton Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Ralph W. Brightman. They were married Sept. 22, 1951.
Mrs. Brightman was born Feb. 4, 1924, in Dayton, daughter of Henry Thomas and Marie Laura Nuse Bond. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Beechgrove Freewill Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, David W. (Becky) Brightman of Washington Township and Larry J. (Noel) Bender of Wilmington.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Rosemary McIntire.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at LITTLETON FUNERAL HOME, 104 N. Jackson St., Sabina, with burial in Beavertown Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American Diabetes Society.
Gerald Richard " Dick " Creamer
Died: Friday, November 15, 2002
Gerald Richard "Dick" Creamer, 77, of 289 N. Wood St., Wilmington, died 1:35 a.m. Friday (Nov. 15, 2002) at Clinton Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient since Nov. 7. He had been in failing health the past year. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ellen Taylor Creamer, who died March 28, 1987.
Mr. Creamer was born March 2, 1925, in Milledgeville, son of Ray E. and Florence Clara Alltop Creamer. He was a retired self-employed home improvements contractor. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of the Sabina Moose Lodge. He moved to Wilmington from Swansboro, N.C., last year.
He is survived by two sons, Jonathan Wayne Creamer of Swansboro, N.C., and Rory Richard "Ruffy" (Cindy) Creamer of New Lexington; two daughters, Jeannie (William) Brown of Columbus and Timi Callender of Wilmington; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Roger Creamer of Sabina; and a sister, Marjorie Crabtree of Greenfield.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy and Howard Creamer; and four sisters, Mary Buck, Ruth (Pat) Coppock, Mildred Merriman and Betty Waddell.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Kirkpatrick funeral home, 554 Washington Ave., Washington Court House, Steve D. Henderson officiating, with burial in Milledgeville-Plymouth Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Murray E. Bowman
Died: Thursday, November 14, 2002
Murray E. Bowman, 86, of 437 New Burlington Road, Wilmington, formerly of Brookville, died 3:15 a.m. Thursday (Nov. 14, 2002) at Wilmington Nursing and Rehabilitation Residence. He is survived by his wife, Mary G. Simpson-Bowman.
Mr. Bowman was born Jan. 14, 1916, in New Lebanon, son of the late Harry and Sue Bowman. He worked for the Frigidaire Division of General Motors for 42 years, retiring in 1979. He was a member of the Brookville F&M 596, Antioch Shrine Temple in Dayton, American Legion Post 707 in Englewood and the VFW Post 3288 in Brookville. He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Eaton Country Club and the Sebring Shores Country Club in Florida. He graduated from Dixie High School in New Lebanon and attended Wilmington College. He served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Bruce Bowman of California; a daughter, Melissa (Jerry) Martin of South Carolina; a stepson, Fred R. (Judith) Simpson of Wilmington; a stepdaughter, Marietta (Millard) Buchanan of Wilmington; a brother, Jay Bowman of Greenville; a sister, Barbara Piatt of Dayton; three grandchildren, Andy Godown, Danny (Joyce) Godown and Carrissa Bowman; and four stepgrandchildren, Joe (Cheryl) Simpson, Sandra Simpson, Frederick Simpson III and Mark Lang.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepgrandchild, Chris Howell.
Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Columbkille Catholic Church, 73 N. Mulberry St., Wilmington, the Rev. James Wedig officiating, with burial in Miller Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the American Legion Post 49 memorial squad. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at REYNOLDS-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 327 N. South St., Wilmington, with Masonic services held at 6 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Clinton County, 61 E. Main St., Wilmington, 45177.
Died: Thursday, November 14, 2002
Icel Webb, 91, of Wilmington, died 10:16 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 14, 2002) at Clinton Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, C. Hillman "Dick" Webb. They were married Oct. 16, 1929.
Mrs. Webb was born April 7, 1911, in Kentucky, daughter of the late Camile and Belle Vanover Jordan. She was a devoted wife and mother.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Ursel (Jean) Webb of Ripley and Robert (Shirley) Webb of Wilmington; a daughter, Anna Lucille (George) Benlehr of Wilmington; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and four nieces.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Lloyd Jordan; and two sisters, Victoria Bush and Viola Simpson.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at REYNOLDS-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 327 N. South St., Wilmington, with burial in Clinton Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Died: Wednesday, November 13, 2002
Lloyd Robinson, 83, of Otterbein-Lebanon, formerly of Oregonia and Blanchester, died Wednesday (Nov. 13, 2002). He was preceded in death by his wife, Nannie Eden Robinson.
Mr. Robinson was born Jan. 28, 1919, in Paint Lick, Ky., son of the late Isaac A. and Mae Bryant Robinson. He retired in 1981 from Ford Motor Company after more than 25 years. He spent many years as a self-employed farmer. He was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Blanchester.
He is survived by five sons, James Robinson of Wilmington, Billie Robinson of Deltona, Fla., Ralph Robinson of Ida, La., Dale Robinson of Tipp City and Chris Robinson of Clarksville; four daughters, Barbara Bowman of San Antonio, Texas, Judy Schnecker of Oregonia, Pat Neumer of Columbus and Brenda Ledger of Oregonia; three brothers, Frank Robinson of Waynesville, Wes Robinson of Pleasant Plain and Alfred Robinson of Kaufman, Texas; five sisters, Louetta Williams of Dayton, Georgia Chasteen of Richmond, Ky., Betty Robinson of Dayton, Virginia Conn of Springboro and Kate Greene of Berea, Ky.; 22 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Nettie Moore and Gladys Robinson.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at the OSWALD-HOSKINS FUNERAL HOME, Lebanon, with burial in Blanchester I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Otterbein-Lebanon Benevolent Care Fund.
Jerry Franklin Garrison
Died: Tuesday, November 12, 2002
Jerry Franklin Garrison, 52, of Blanchester, died Tuesday (Nov. 12, 2002) at Clinton Memorial Hospital, Wilmington. He is survived by his wife, Shelly Swigart Garrison of Blanchester.
Mr. Garrison was born May 16, 1950, in Cincinnati, son of the late Franklin Garrison Jr. and Ethel Powell.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Staci Garrison and Kyle Garrison, both of Blanchester, and Cindy Thompson of Cincinnati; a brother, Rodney Garrison of Blanchester; two sisters, Alice Garrison of Milford and Betty Barr of Midland; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at TUFTS SCHILDMEYER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 120 W. Main St., Blanchester. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 2936 Vernon Place, Cincinnati, 45219.