Died: Tuesday, March 18, 2003
Eileen Holmes, 83, of Centerville, Ind., died Tuesday (March 18, 2003) at Reid Hospital, Richmond, Ind. She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Holmes. They were married Sept. 12, 1942.
Mrs. Holmes was born May 5, 1919, in Melvin, daughter of the late Dennis Joseph and Margaret Conway Denehy. She was a member of the Richmond Catholic Church. She graduated in 1937 from Sabina High School.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Janie Eileen Knoy of Douglas, Ga.; a son, Robert J. (Jan) Holmes of Oxford; two grandchildren; a sister, Rose A. Shaw of Dayton; and a brother, Joseph Denehy of Wilmington.
A funeral mass will be held 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. Columbkille Catholic Church, Wilmington, with burial in the Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at LITTLETON FUNERAL HOME, 104 N. Jackson St., Sabina.
Jean M. Eaton Baugh
Died: Tuesday, March 18, 2003
Jean M. Eaton Baugh of Wilmington died 2:50 p.m. Tuesday (March 18, 2003) at Jewish Hospital in Kenwood. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Joe A. Eaton, and her second husband, William D. Baugh.
Mrs. Baugh was born in Lynchburg, daughter of the late Granville J. and Elizabeth Wiedeman Minzler. She was active at the Wilmington Senior Center, the Cape May Retirement Village and the Wilmington Mother's Club. She was a member of the Wilmington United Methodist Church. She graduated from New Vienna High School.
She is survived by a son, Ed (Sally) Eaton of Cincinnati; a daughter, Judy (Robert) DeLuca of Tampa, Fla.; and four grandchildren, Joel Eaton, Amy Eaton, Todd DeLuca and Chad (Kim) DeLuca.
In addition to her first husband, second husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James Minzler.
Services will be held noon Saturday at the REYNOLDS-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 327 N. South St., Wilmington, the Rev. Dean Feldmeyer officiating, with burial in the New Vienna I.O.O.F. Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilmington Savings Bank Clinton County Senior Center, 717 N. Nelson Ave., Wilmington, 45177; the Cape May Retirement Village, 175 Cape May Drive, Wilmington, 45177; Hospice of Cincinnati, 4310 Cooper Road, Cincinnati, 45242; or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 105 W. Fourth St., Suite 900, Cincinnati, 45202.
Benjamin G. Sandlin
Died: Friday, January 17, 2003
Benjamin G. Sandlin, 64, of Fayetteville, the Harwood community, died Friday morning (Jan. 17, 2003) at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Williams Sandlin. They were married June 30, 1957, in Lawrenceburg, Ind.
Mr. Sandlin was born Aug. 20, 1938, in Williamsburg, son of Helen Ogden Sandlin McClanahan of Blanchester and the late Golden Sandlin. He was a licensed insurance agent for 34 years and owned the Sandlin Insurance Agency, which represented Nationwide Insurance in Blanchester. He was a member of the Harwood Church. He graduated from Lynchburg High School.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a daughter, Melody (Stanley) Irwin of Buford; three sons, Steve (Janet) Sandlin of Harwood, Gregory (Tammy) Sandlin of Pricetown and Mike (Barb) Sandlin of Elmville; 13 grandchildren, Shane White of Harwood, Jamie Lykins of Leesburg, Joey Sandlin of Harwood, Matt Irwin of Buford, Jared Sandlin of Elmville, Zach Sandlin of Harwood, Johnathan, Daniel and James Sandlin of Pricetown, Stephanie Stevens of Elmville, Tiffany Sandlin of Harwood, Amanda Lykins of Pricetown and Stephanie Sandlin of Harwood; four great-granddaughters, Sarah Ann White of Goshen, Ashley Paige Lykins of Leesburg, Melanie Ruth Ann Eidenier of Leesburg and Mollie Ann Stevens of Elmville; three brothers, Donnie Sandlin of Crestview, Fla., Terry McClanahan of Blanchester and Jimmy McClanahan of Batavia; and two sisters, Darlene Flint of Blanchester and Debbie McClanahan of Blanchester.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Thelma Sandlin and Joann Taylor.
Services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at the DAVIS-TURNER FUNERAL HOME, 201 Broadway St., Lynchburg, with burial in the Harwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Harwood Church, 524 SR 131, Fayetteville, 45118.
James E. Profitt
Died: Thursday, January 16, 2003
James E. Profitt, 73, of Blanchester, died Thursday (Jan. 16, 2003). He is survived by his wife, Virginia Lewis Profitt.
Mr. Profitt was a Master Mason with the N.C. Harmony Lodge 2 F&AM. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and saw combat duty during the Korean War. He was a beloved and cherished husband and loving and devoted father.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Bob (Debbie) Profitt, Lucy Lieske and James Jr. (Sandy) Profitt; eight grandchildren, Robert (Laura), Ron (Deana), Larry (Loni), Jennifer, Therese, Dennis Jr., Ceira and Joshua; five great-grandchildren, Jacob, Jadyn, Brittany, Christopher and Matthew; three brothers, Bob, Glenn and Rodney; and three sisters, Amanda Cornett, Berta Smedler and Ethel Brashear.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Delmar and Erman.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at CRAVER-RIGGS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 529 Main St., Milford, the Rev. Jim Rankin officiating, with interment in the Goshen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the James Profitt Memorial Fund at any PNC Bank or mailed to 3023 Dixie Highway, Edgewood, Ky. 41017.
Died: Wednesday, January 15, 2003
Ruth Ferguson, 86, of Washington Court House, formerly of Bloomington, died Wednesday (Jan. 15, 2003) at St. Catherine's Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Ferguson, who died March 1, 1966. they were married Aug. 23, 1933.
Mrs. Ferguson was born Jan. 10, 1917, in Portsmouth, daughter of the late Smith and Anna Myrtle Price Chamblin. She was a retired dietitian and had worked at Clinton Memorial Hospital and Autumn Years Nursing Center.
She is survived by two sons, Dale (Betty) Ferguson of Bowersville and Jack (Carrie) Ferguson of Washington Court House; two daughters, Donna (James) Haley of Sabina and Marjorie (John) Emerick of Washington Court House; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a special niece and nephew, Rick and Pam Chamblin of California.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Leroy Chamblin; a sister, Peg Florea; and a half brother, Ralph Corill.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at LITTLETON FUNERAL HOME, 104 N. Jackson St., Sabina, with burial in the Sabina Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mary Louise Young
Died: Wednesday, January 15, 2003
Mary Louise Young, 68, of Martinsville, died Wednesday (Jan. 15, 2003) at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Arthur William Young. They were married July 18, 1951.
Mrs. Young was born Aug. 15, 1934, in Piqua, daughter of the late Alfons and Nancy Katherine Marsh Schneider. She owned and operated Mary Young's Studio for Ceramics from 1986 to 1993 and from 1999 to the present, she was owner of the Corn Crib of Terror near Martinsville. She was a former advisor during the 1970s of the Miss-Fits 4-H Sewing Club.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by six children, Timothy W. (Debbie) Young of Martinsville, Kathy (Jim) McCaughey of Wilmington, Patsy J. Young of Martinsville, Arthur C. (Tracy) Young of Martinsville, Karen S. (Rusty Sams) Grooms of Lynchburg and Anthony A. (Shannon) Young of Blanchester; 12 grandchildren, Katie Young, Zach Williams, Charlie Marion, Brandy Stevens, Shannon (Mario) Lopez, Bart Whaley, Michael Young, Heather Young, Thomas (Patty) Young, Megan Young, Andrew Young and Devin Young; seven great-grandchildren, Matthew, Taylor, Austin, Cierra, Jacob, Mariela and Eric; a brother, William (Betty) Schneider of Troy; an aunt, Clara McDaniel of Middletown; and an uncle, Charles (Charlene) Marsh of Kettering.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Keen.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at the DAVIS-TURNER FUNERAL HOME, 201 Broadway St., Lynchburg, Brother Ray Jones officiating, with burial in Martinsville I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Clark Township Life Squad.
James "Jim" W. Carter
Died: Monday, January 13, 2003
James W. "Jim" Carter, 86, of Circleville, formerly of Wilmington, died Monday (Jan. 13, 2003) at his residence. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret L. Carter, who died May 21, 1998. They were married Nov. 22, 1939.
Mr. Carter was born Dec. 5, 1916, in the Kingman community near New Burlington in Chester Township, Clinton County, son of the late Dulaney S. and Mattie S. Simpson Carter. He retired May 31, 1981, after 26 years of service from the Lebanon Correctional Institution, where he was the director of Ohio Penal Institutions. After retirement, he worked as a purchasing agent for the city of Wilmington. He also was a security guard at R&L Transfer and a part-time employee of the Bond Oil Company. He was a member and past worthy patron of Eastern Star Chapter 2 in Xenia, a member and past master of the F&AM Lodge 21 at Wilberforce, a member and past potentate of Akbar Temple 41 in Springfield, a member of the Miami Consistory 26 in Dayton and a past member of Boone Commandry Knight Templar 27 in Dayton. He graduated in 1934 from Kingman High School and was the last of the noted Carter brothers from the Kingman High School basketball team. He was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Lancaster.
He is survived by a son, James H. (Vickie G.) Carter of Edison; five grandchildren, Lisa Lyne (Howard) Dickson of Cincinnati, James Todd (Kelly) Carter of Columbus, Tia Rochelle Carter of Columbus, Howard Patterson Carter of Columbus and Travis Eugene (Rhonda) Waddell of Edison; six great-grandchildren; a special companion, Zelda Tompkins of Circleville; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Henry S. Carter, Joseph F. Carter, Harold D. Carter and Howard M. Carter; a sister, Elizabeth H. Weaver; and a grandchild, James Christopher Carter.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at REYNOLDS-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 327 N. South St., Wilmington, Pastor Roy Maple officiating, with burial in Springfield Friends Cemetery, Clinton County. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where Masonic services will be held at the conclusion of visitation Thursday.
George E. Meddock
Died: Sunday, January 12, 2003
George E. Meddock, 92, of Bowersville, died Sunday evening (Jan. 12, 2003) at Greene Memorial Hospital, Xenia. He had been in failing health for the last two years. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Louise McChesney Meddock, whom he married Oct. 4, 1934, in Portsmouth. They were married for 68 years.
Mr. Meddock was born June 19, 1910, in Seaman in Adams County, son of Lowell Albert and Laura May Smith Meddock. He drove a school bus for approximately 10 years for Jefferson Township Schools and worked at Warnock's Grocery in Bowersville for approximately five years. He was employed at Delco Products in Dayton for 30 years and seven months, and he retired in December 1972. He was a member of the Jamestown Church of Christ in Jamestown. He served in the U.S. Navy from March 1944 to December 1945 in the European Theater in England.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Eileen (Paul) Richardson of Jamestown and Margene (Richard) Hargrave of Xenia; four grandchildren, Debra L. (Kelly) Guthrie of Jamestown, Robert P. (Angilina) Richardson of Jamestown, Steven E. (Elizabeth) Hargrave of Roswell, Ga., and Sharon (Tal) Steiner of Grove City; six great-grandchildren, Crystal L. (Matthew) Guisleman of Wilmington, Korinne L. Guthrie, Kyle J. Guthrie and Taylor C. Richardson, all of Jamestown, Emma G. Hargrave of Roswell, Ga., and Matthew D. Steiner of Grove City; a sister, Beulah (Meddock) Rulon of Wilmington; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Melvin Glenn Meddock, Guy Wilson Meddock and Ollie Meddock; and two sisters, Opal Meddock Hilderbran and Ruth Meddock Matthews.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at POWERS FUNERAL HOME, 12 N. Limestone St., Jamestown, with burial in Bowersville Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Meddock's memory to the American Cancer Society, 40 S. Perry St., Suite 120, Dayton, 45402.