John T. Hall
John T. Hall, 75, Sunbury, died Saturday (June 2, 2001). He was retired from the Worthington City School System and as a baking instructor. Hall attended Genoa Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; a son, Steven Hall of Sunbury; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a foster son, Jerry Cradlebaugh of Blandensburg; a sister, Jean (Reverend John) Stemper of Houston, Texas; and a brother, Dr. Charles L. (Leah) Hall Jr. of Ostrander.
Hall was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.
Visitation was at Moreland Funeral Home, Westerville where services were held with Pastors Wayne Booth and Harold Holmes officiating.
Private interment was Wednesday (June 6, 2001) at Sunset Cemetery.
Contributions may be given to the National Kidney Association and/or Genoa Baptist Church.
J.P. Hall, 62, of Centerburg, passed away on Monday (May 14, 2001) at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville.
He was born on April 4, 1939, in Banner, Ky., to the late Oliver M. and Goldie M. (Curtis) Hall, and moved to Ohio in 1954. Before his illness, he owned J.P. Hall & Sons construction company. He was a kind and loving father, husband and papaw, and is deeply loved and sadly missed. Mr. Hall enjoyed watching westerns, swinging on his gazebo swing with his wife, and making people laugh.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Ousley; and grandson, Mathew Hall.
Surviving are his loving wife, Shirley (Adams) Hall; three sons and daughters-in-law, Greg and Susan Hall of Newark, Gary and Dala Hall of Glenford, and Roy and Tina Hall of Centerburg; a stepson, James Caudill Jr. of Waldo; five stepdaughters and spouses, Debbie and Joe Curren of Ashley, Tammy and Terry Roush of Waldo, Amy and Kenny Caudill of Marion, Paula and Bill Caudill of Waldo, and Tina Caudill of Waldo; his former wife, Margaret (Lucas) Hall; 14 grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Roy and Betty Hall of Centerburg and Otto and Carol Hall of Mt. Vernon; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Jean and Ted Goodman of Centerburg, Faye and Elmer Boggs of Centerburg, Pat and James Willson of Willard, and Margie and Bill Smith of Norwalk; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were held with Mr. Hall's brothers-in-law, the Revs. James Willson and Bill Smith, officiating. Interment was in Bloomfield Cemetery, near Sparta.
Hazel A. Hamilton
Hazel A. Hamilton, 79, Galena, died Tuesday morning (September 4, 2001) at her home surrounded by family.
She was born on December 29, 1921 in Martha, Kentucky to the late Mont and Mae Thomas Evans. Hazel was a homemaker and moved to Galena in 1948 from Kentucky. Member of Edison Enterprise Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and caring for children and grandchildren.
Hamilton is survived by three sons, Jerry Hamilton of Galena, Joe (Sheri) Hamilton of Sunbury and Tony (LaVelle) Hamilton of Galena; four daughters, Jenny (James) Butts of Rockbridge, Linda (Tom) Paul of Westerville, Suzanna (Ed) Colegrove of Mount Gilead and Cindy (Billie) White of Mount Gilead; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Fred (Betty) Evans of Delaware and Donald (Betty) Evans) of Sunbury; and by one sister, Pauline Patrick of Goldsborough, North Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Pastor Warren W. Hamilton; a brother, Mont Junior Evans; and by a great-grandson, Luke David Wampler.
Visitation was at the Westerville Freewill Baptist Church, 630 North State Street, Westerville, where services will be held with Pastor Ed Colegrove officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Homes.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Grady, 561 West Central Avenue, Delaware, Ohio 43015 or to Edison Enterprise Baptist Church, 3039 Ohio 95, Edison, Ohio 43320.
Jonathon E. Hamm Sr., 41, of Columbus, died Saturday morning (June 10, 2000) at his residence.
He was born in Findlay on Feb. 28, 1959, to B.J. Hamm of Winter Haven, Fla., and Joe Ann Rice of Findlay. He was a member of the Redeemer's Church, Westerville, and the Promise Keepers. He was the CEO and president of International Drug Analysis, Columbus.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sons, Jonathon Eric Jr. and David Michael of Westerville; three daughters, Linsay Marie Hamm of Westerville, and Heather Lee Hamm and Ashleigh Reza of Findlay; his step-mother, Barbara Hamm of Winter Haven, Fla.; his fiancee, Rhonda Dee Reza of Findlay; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Michael Gregory and Linda Hamm of Powell and Jeffrey Allen and Patty Hamm of San Antonio, Texas; and three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Debra Jo and Larry Swihart of San Antonio, Rebecca Lynn and Michael Clawson of Malta, and Karen Denise Hamm of Columbus.
Visitation was held prior to funeral services at Redeemer's Church with the Rev. Tim Crisafulli officiating. Interment was in Fancher Cemetery, and the arrangements were in care of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home.
Jill J. Hand
Jill J. Hand, 58, Galena, died unexpectedly Tuesday (January 15, 2002) evening at her home.
She was born on January 8, 1944 in Clarksburg, West Virginia to the late Lester A. and Ruby (Ables) Stutler. She was a graduate of Clarksburg High School and area resident since 1975.
Jill was an assistant title chief for the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles where she had worked for 20 years. She was a member of the Columbus Downtown Dance Club.
She was a proud grandmother who enjoyed gardening and bird watching.
Jill is survived by her husband, Bob Hand; daughters and sons-in-laws, Jennifer A. (Clifton Jr.) Conley of Delaware, Lori L. (Abel) Gonzalez of Delaware, Carri D. (John) Woods of Fort Wayne, Indiana; four grandchildren, a stepson, Robert Hand of Columbus; and a niece, Kathy Jean Hearthering.
Proceeded in death by first husband, Gary E. Randolph in 1989, and a sister, Joy J. Bartlett.
Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were held. Interment followed in Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to James Cancer Hospital, 2500 Kenny Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210, for cancer research.
Frank E. Hankins
Frank E. Hankins, 63, Marengo, died at his residence Wednesday morning (January 17, 2001).
He was born October 18, 1937 in Tazewell, Virginia to the late Thomas and Annie Mae (Smith) Hankins. He moved to Marengo in 1968 from Sunbury and was a U.S. Army veteran.
Hankins retired last year after working 40 years as a welder for Ranco. He was a charter member of the Sunbury Eagles, a member of American Legion Post #710, V.F.W. Post #8736 of Sunbury, Loyal Order of Moose in Delaware, and a bingo volunteer for American Legion Post #710. He bowled in the Colony Lanes Sunday Niters Bowling League.
He is survived by special friend Ollie Keen of Jolo, West Virginia; daughters Carla Hankins of Fulton and Peggy Sue Saunders of Marengo; four grandchildren, Jennifer, Rachal, Megan and Justen; a brother Melvin Hankins of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and sisters Molly Hankins of Tazewell, Virginia and Mary Jane Hankins of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Hankins was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis J. Cantrell on April 29, 1996.
Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services were held. The Reverend Anthony Watson officiated. Burial followed in Bloomfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Delaware County, Grady Memorial Hospital, 561 West Central Avenue, Delaware, Ohio 43015.
Loma J. Hanrahan
Loma J. Hanrahan, 89, a native of Sunbury, died Tuesday (April 17, 2001) at her home in Santa Barbara, California.
She was born on April 15, 1912 in Sunbury to the late Perle and Winona Whitney Stanforth. She attended Sunbury High School and The Ohio State University and was a lifelong Delaware County resident until she moved to Santa Barbara in 1994.
Hanrahan had been employed for a number of years at Ohio Wesleyan University in the alumni records office. An active member of Delaware St. Mary Church where she was a past-president of the Altar and Rosary Society.
She had volunteered with a number of local organizations, including Meals on Wheels, American Red Cross and was past-president of the Sarah Moore Home Service Board and the Jane M. Case Hospital Auxiliary.
Hanrahan enjoyed sewing, playing bridge, gardening and especially tending to her roses.
She is survived by a daughter, Mary Sue Marks of Livermore, California; a son, Bill Hanrahan of Santa Barbara; and a grandson, John Patrick Marks of Pleasanton, California.
Hanrahan was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Hanrahan, in 1978 who operated the former Hanrahan-Pletcher Funeral Home in Delaware for 30 years, as well as a sister, Angeline Baker.
Visitation and prayer vigil services were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware. The Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Mary Church with the Monsignor James Hanley serving as celebrant.
Interment was in St. Mary Cemetery, Delaware.
Emma Ellen Hansen, 88, of Cardington, passed away at her home on Sunday (November 17, 2002).
She was born on November 30, 1913, in Meigs County to Delbert and Della (Foreman) Bailey. A lifetime resident of Delaware County, she was a member of Peachblow United Methodist Church.
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her first and second husbands, Vearl Jaynes and Henry Hansen; three brothers, Everett, Lawrence, and Harley; two sisters, Mildred Griffith and Ora Woods; and a grandson, Steven.
Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Phyllis and Jim Hupp of Columbus and Donna Frakes of Ashley; two sisters, Lois Ramsey and Eloise Shivley, both of Delaware; two brothers, Milferd Bailey of Athens and Floyd Bailey of Marion; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held at Bennett Brown Rodman Funeral Home, Delaware, where funeral services were held.
Burial followed in Cheshire Cemetery.
Edgel D. "Ed" Hardbarger
Edgel D. "Ed" Hardbarger, 75, Galena, died unexpectedly Wednesday (December 26, 2001) at his home.
He was born on December 7, 1926 in Fairfield County to the late Ernest and Lee Wade Hardbarger. He was a World War II Veteran and an area resident since 1942, operating Hardbarger Drywall for 37 years until he retired in 1993.
Hardbarger is survived by a son, Mike Hardbarger of Galena; three daughters, Valerie L. (Joseph) Danna of Orlando, Florida, Leanna S. (Brian) Maxwell of Columbus, and Jill L. (Jeff) Lennon of Galena; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; a brother, LeRoy (Barbara) Hardbarger of Alabama; and three sisters, Pauline Holdren of Columbus, Geraldine Hardbarger of Ruskin, Florida, and Lillian (Jim) Nethers of Newark.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Taylor Hardbarger in 1993, and by two brothers, Clarence and Carl.
Visitation was Saturday (December 29, 2001) at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home. Interment will follow at a later date in Cheshire Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 182039, Columbus, Ohio 43218.
Ken Hardy, 68, Sunbury, formerly of Chesapeake, Ohio, died unexpectedly Saturday evening at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville.
Hardy was born on Nov. 25, 1932 in Chesapeake to the late Isaac W. and Cora O. (Baise) Hardy. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict, He was a retired auto mechanic for Fleet Wing Oil. A musician, he enjoyed writing songs and playing guitar.
He is survived by his wife Barbara (McCoy); daughters Debbie Gayle of Charleston, W.Va., Kathleen (Tony) Gray of Columbus; Kenna "Kae" Wallace of Sunbury and Karen Hardy of Westerville; sons Billie Mack (Andrea) Hardy of Wayne County, W.Va.; Keith (Debbie) Hardy of Johnstown, Kenny (Sherry) Hardy and Kendall Wayne Hardy of Sunbury; 11 grandchildren including Michael, John Gayle, Megan Hardy, Amanda Len Crowl, Jesse, Cody Wallace, Zane Kyle, Stephanie, Jeremiah and Tanya Hardy; brothers William and Charles Hardy of Chesapeake; sisters Sarah Ransbottom of Chesapeake, Mary Cregut of Huntington, W.Va.; and former wife Thelma (Houck) Hardy of Sunbury.
Hardy was preceded in death by three sisters, Edith Simpson, Virginia Marshall and Barbara Stewart; one brother, Henry; and three infant siblings.
Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services were held with his brother Preacher Charles Hardy officiating. Interment was in Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.