Carrie E. Borden
Carrie E. Borden, 73, Galena, died Wednesday (Jan. 27, 1999) at her home.
Born Sept. 25, 1925, in Columbus, she was the daughter of the late Joseph B. and Ida L. (Powell) Zimmerman.
Mrs. Borden was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church. She retired in 1987 after 15 years of service with Auto Control, Columbus.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Elbert C. Borden, whom she married June 8, 1947; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Randy, Summit Station, and Lynn S. and Pam, Galena; one daughter and son-in-law, Diana and Steve Robertson, Westerville; two sisters, Helen Blue, Marysville, and Lola Davis, Columbus; and two grandchildren, Matthew and Amy Robertson.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Walter and Robert.
Callings hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held at Saturday at New Hope UMC, Galena, with the Rev. Stacy A. Evans officiating. Burial followed in Fancher Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope UMC.
Virgil Boring, 87, Prospect, passed away Saturday (Dec. 26, 1998) at Community Health Care Center.
He was born Feb. 23, 1910, and was retired from Scioto Lime and Stone and Correct Mfg. of Delaware. After retirement he stayed busy as groundskeeper for Shroyer's Mobile Home Park, Delaware.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy (Yent); two daughters and one son-in-law, Helen and Norman Bradford, Prospect, and Barb Parmer, Delaware; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Dorothy Boring, Delaware, Don and Thora Boring, Prospect, and Jack Ray and Lorene Boring, Delaware; one sister, Nancy Wilson, Sunbury; and seven grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Visitation was at Bennett Brown Funeral Home, Delaware. Funeral services were held with burial at Radnor Cemetery.
Grace Boston, 87, a former Chesterville area resident, died Monday morning at Bennington Glen Nursing Center, Marengo.
Boston was born on Dec. 17, 1912 in Isom, Ky., to the late John D. and Martha (Ison) Breeding. She retired in 1975 from Essex Wire in Lexington, Ohio where she worked as an assembler for 25 years. A member of Isom Presbyterian Church, she enjoyed the homemaking activities of sewing, cooking and gardening, but most of all she enjoyed her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband James O. Boston whom she married Dec. 12, 1944 in Whitesburg, Ky.; a daughter Judy (Keith) Duncan of Marengo; sons Ralph G. (Nancy) Fuller of Sunbury and John E. (Rae Ann) Boston of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brothers John D. (Josephine) Breeding Jr. of Isom, Ky. and Hubert (Margaret) Breeding of Romulus, Mich.
Boston was preceded in death by a grandchild, Bradley Boston; five brothers, Corbin, Cullen, Carl, Burnett and Van Breeding; and by two sisters, Bertha Mullice and Orpha Adams.
Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were with the Reverend Carol Weiss and Pastor Bob Allen officiating. Interment followed in Green Mound Cemetery near Kilbourne. Her grandson, Brad Duncan, officiated the cemetery committal services.
Edna G. Bougess
Edna G. Bougess, 85, Centerburg, died Thursday (April 5, 2001) afternoon at her residence. She was born in Elliott County, Kentucky on August 3, 1915 to the late James and Phebe Allie (Davis) Gillum.
Bougess was a resident of the Centerburg area for 28 years following her arrival to Ohio from Ashland, Kentucky. She was a homemaker, an avid reader and loved to quilt, garden, fish and play board games. She was a devout Christian and a member of the Centerburg Young at Heart.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, James and Wanda Bougess of Whitehouse, Texas; two daughters and sons-in-law, Evelyn and Russell Smith, with whom she made her home in Centerburg, and Lindell and Mike Lothamer of Worthington; eight grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ennis Gillum and James Gillum Jr. of Ashland, Kentucky; and two sisters, Eva Salyer of Ashland, Kentucky and Ruby Folk of Panasoffkee, Florida.
Bougess was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Edward Bougess in 1967, and by four brothers and five sisters.
Visitation was Saturday (April 7, 2001) at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury. Services were Monday (April 9, 2001) at the Steen Funeral Home, Cannonsburg Chapel with burial in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Ashland, Kentucky.
Dolly G. Bowmar
Dolly G. Bowmar, 79, Toledo, died Sunday evening, Nov. 19 at Toledo Hospital. She was born on July 5, 1921 in Kerns, W.Va. to the late Leslie and Pearl (Clayton) Carve. Dolly, an Ashley resident since 1978, moved to Toledo in 1996. She also formerly resided in the Sunbury-Galena area.
She was a former Nurse's Assistant for Elmcrest Nursing Center in Westerville and a member of the Rural Chapel United Methodist Church.
Bowmar is survived by daughters Margaret Packman of Toledo and Diana (Terry) Riley of Johnstown; a son Robert (Mary) Bowmar of Sunbury; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and sisters Luella Danis of Northridge, Cal., Gladys Runion of Virginia and Jean Kesler of Columbia, S.C.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years Gail E. Bowmar on Feb. 3, 1995; 14 brothers and sisters; a son-in-law William Packman; and a grandson Timothy Packman.
Visitation was at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury where funeral services were held with Pastor David Hyde officiating. Interment was in Galena Cemetery.
Grace Bell Boyd, 90, Parma Heights, died Thursday (April 15, 1999) at East Park Care Center, Brookpark.
She was born on Dec. 28, 1908, in Meadville, W.Va., to the late Charles and Mary (Gillis) Bell.
She spent 25 years in the Centerburg area, living in Mount Vernon from 1972 until she moved to Parma Heights in 1991. She was a homemaker and assisted with the operation of the family farm. She was a member of Gay Street United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin Boyd, in 1972.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Mary and James Diedrich, Parma Heights; four grandchildren, Steven, David and Alan Diedrich, and Amy Faustina; seven great-grandchildren, Scott, Mike, John, Matthew, Caitlin, Mallory and Abigail; and a brother, Carl Bell, Sunbury.
Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Graveside funeral services were at Eastview Cemetery, Centerburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Seasons of Life Hospice, 7007 Powers Blvd., Parma 44129.
Martha Boyd, 81, Sunbury, died Wednesday (Nov. 24, 1999) at Riverside Methodist Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born on May 18, 1918, in Harrison County to the late Charles and Ella (McCullough) McKee.
A graduate of Orange High School, she was a lifelong Delaware County resident. She was a homemaker and assisted with the operation of the family farm. She was a member of Sunbury United Methodist Church and Sunbury Senior Citizens, as well as the former Kingston Grange and Pythian Sisters of Kilbourne. Martha was an avid euchre player.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Bart Arndt, Marengo; a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Sue Boyd, Sunbury; two brothers, Ross McKee, Delaware, and Birney McKee, Lewis Center; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Clifton Boyd, on Dec. 1, 1992; and a sister, Mary McCoy.
Calling hours and funeral services were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home with the Rev. David Hill officiating. Interment followed at Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sunbury United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 248, Sunbury 43074.
Edwina C. Braun
Edwina C. Braun, 66, of Galena, died June 30, 1998 at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville.
She was a member of Genoa Baptist Church.
Mrs. Braun is survived by her husband Paul; son and daughter-in-law Steven and Lisa Wilburn of Whitehall; daughter and son-in-law Tammy and Tony Betscakos of Columbus; step-sons and daughter-in-law Stephen and Sarah Braun of Powell and Daniel Braun of Galena; grandchildren Sarah and Jessica Wilburn; step-grandson Cody Braun; a sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Charles Ratzlaff of Chillicothe; and nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held at Genoa Baptist, the Rev. Wayne Booth officiating. Private interment was at Glen Rest Memorial Estates, Reynoldsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Genoa Baptist Church building fund, 7562 Lewis Center Road, Westerville, OH 43082.
Arrangements were in care of Moreland Funeral Home, Westerville.
Thomas L. Brenner
Thomas L. Brenner, 78, Sunbury, died early Friday morning (February 16, 2001) at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
Brenner was born on March 11, 1922 in Franklin County to the late David W. and Estella (Johnston) Brenner. He was a member of the 1941 graduation class of Sunbury High School and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
A lifelong farmer, he worked 51 years as a machinist for Columbus Showcase Company from where he retired in 1993.
Brenner loved farming, was a member and former trustee of Condit Presbyterian Church, former member of Trenton Township Zoning Board of Appeals and a former advisor for the Condit Livestock 4-H Club.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Mary "Lib" Jennings, whom he married September 8, 1946; two sons, Jerry T. (Cheryle) Brenner of Marysville, Washington and Dan (Cheryl) Brenner of Centerburg; a daughter, Malinda S. (Don) Hood of Westerville; eight grandchildren and spouses, Piper (Scott) Wenfeldt, J.T. (Kendra) Brenner, Evan, Abby, Nathan and Miles Hood, and Megan and Drew Brenner; two great-grandchildren, Dakota and Aysia Brenner; brothers, Herb (Zieta) Brenner of Sunbury, Charles "Chuck" Brenner and Bill (Shirley) Brenner of Worthington; a sister, Dorothy (Dan) Shockey of McArthur; a sister-in-law, Lola Searles of Westerville; and a brother-in-law, Dr. Ray (Helen) Jennings of Gallipolis.
A memorial service was held at Condit Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Carol Weiss officiating. Family greeted friends prior to the service. A family dinner with friends followed the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the church.
Arrangements were in the care of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. .
Charles "Chuck" Brower Sr., 63, Marengo, died Tuesday (April 13, 1999) at the OSU Medical Center, Columbus.
He was born on Feb. 22, 1936, in Utica, N.Y., to the late William and Elizabeth (O'Donald) Brower Sr. Originally from Lee Center, N.Y., he moved to Pataskala in 1985 and to the Marengo area four years ago. He retired in 992. He had worked as highway superintendent of Lee, N.Y., for 29 years. In Pataskala, he worked for Lenhart Masonry. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and caring for farm animals.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William Jr. and Harold Sr.; and three sisters, Barbara Drake, Ella Turner and Catherine Turner.
Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Henrietta Ennemoser; two sons, Charles Brower Jr., Mount Gilead, and Benjamin Brower, Buckeye Lake; three daughters and a son-in-law, Johanne and William Depan, Rome, N.Y., Christine Aldridge, Mount Gilead, and Catherine Brower, Heath; eight grandchildren, Amanda, John Jr., Dennis, Baron, Benjamin, Charles, LeAnn and Matthew; five sisters, Agnes Brower, Marcy, N.Y., Lillian Brower, Rochester, N.Y., Edith Turner, Lee Center, N.Y., Joan Wolfe, Point Rock, N.Y., and Betty Dingman, Rome, N.Y.
Visitation and funeral was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo.