Wynona G. Moorehead
Wynona G. Moorehead, 86, Delaware, formerly of Centerburg, passed away Saturday (May 26, 2001) after a short illness at Grady Memorial Hospital.
She was a member of the Centerburg United Methodist Church Friendship Circle; Eastern Star Manila Chapter; and Rich Hill Garden Club. She was a devoted housewife and avid gardner.
Moorehead was preceded in death by parents Cloyd and Amna Middlesworth; husband, Allen Moorehead; and sister, Iola Martin.
She is survived by her daughter and caregiver, Sharyn (Robin) Weant-Miracle; a son, Patrick Moorhead; a stepson, Alfred (Charlotte) Kelly; seven grandchildren, Terry (Christine) Jahn, Amanda (Larry) Gruber, Angela, Amber and Alyssa Weant, and Sarah and Jason Moorehead; four great-grandchildren, David, Travis and Katlyn Gruber, and Mary Jahn; several nieces and nephews; and beloved dog, Teddy.
Visitation was at Johnson-Mellick-Moreland Funeral Home, Centerburg. Services were held at the Centerburg United Methodist Church with Pastor Scott Blevins officiating.
Entombment was in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Betty J. Morgan
Betty J. Morgan, 65, Sunbury, died unexpectedly Saturday (April 15, 2000) at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville.
She was born Aug. 25, 1934, in Delaware County to the late Delmar and H. Margaret Glaze Hall.
She was a 1952 graduate of Harlem High School and a Sunbury resident since 1969. She retired in 1992 after working for 27 years as a binder for West-Camp Press Co. in Westerville. She enjoyed bingo, puzzles and reading.
She is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Ingie, San Antonio, Texas, Daniel and Zadra, Houston, Texas, Wilbur III and Shelley, Westerville, and Robin and Betsy, Sunbury; a daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Clyde Anderson, Sunbury; four brothers and two sisters-in-law, Arnold and Lalah Hall, Radnor, Richard and Jenny Hall, Los Lunas, N.M., Robert Hall, Belleview, Fla., and Norman Hall, Pittsburgh; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Jean and Al Leaf, Galena, Joan and Eddie Sheets, Galena, Gerry and John Landy, Roseville, Calif., Sharon and Dave Klamforth, Waverly, Iowa; and 11 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur "Bill" Morgan, in 1995.
Calling hours were held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held with Gene O'Dell, pastor, officiating. Interment was at Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 182039, Dept. 013, Columbus 43218-2039.
Elmer Morgan, 78, Sunbury, died Friday, July 20, 2001, at his home following a short illness.
Born April 12, 1923 at Fanrock, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Charles and Carrie Hatfield Morgan.
Mr. Morgan moved to Sunbury in 1960. He was retired from Rockwell International and served three years in the Army during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lee Toler Morgan of Sunbury, originally of Baileysville, West Virginia; two sons, Elmer Craig Morgan of Fayetteville, North Carolina and Chris Martin Morgan of Sunbury; two brothers-in-law, Albert H. Toler of Ontario, California and Herbert A. Toler of Carmichael, California; and a nephew, Malcom England of Fanrock, West Virginia.
Services were held at Querry-Toler Funeral Home, Oceana, West Virginia. Burial followed in Morgan Cemetery at Fanrock with military graveside rites being conducted by the Wyoming County Veteran Honor Guard.
Arrangements were by Querry-Toler Funeral Home, Oceana, West Virginia.
Steve P. Morgenstern, 21, Sunbury, died Monday morning (July 5, 1999) at Grant Medical Center from injuries received in a motorcycle accident on July 2.
He was born in Columbus on Aug. 16, 1977. He was an honor student and graduate of Big Walnut High School Class of 1996. A four year letterman, he was also a two time district qualifier for the Big Walnut wrestling team. He was a member of the FFA and French Honor Society. He graduated in June with honors from Central Ohio Technical College of Newark with an associate's degree in drafting and design technology.
He was a mechanical insulator for Sandel Corp. of Gahanna. Steve enjoyed sports, was a member of the COT Baseball Team and assistant coach for the Big Walnut JV wrestling team. He attended Condit Presbyterian Church and was a member of the NRA and AMA (American Motorcycle Association).
He is survived by his parents, Steve L. and Debra (Glassburn) Morgenstern, Sunbury; a sister, Daphne Morgenstern and Brian Schopp, Centerburg; a brother, Joshua Morgenstern and Kristen Buchholtz; a nephew, Jake; paternal grandmother, M. Kathleen Morgenstern, Sunbury; maternal grandparents, Jim and Nancy Glassburn, Westerville; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Calling hours were at Genoa Baptist Church, where memorial services followed with the Rev. Carol Weiss officiating. DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, handled arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Steven Morgenstern Memorial Fund in care of the Delaware County Bank, P.O. Box 293, Sunbury, to assist the family with expenses and benefit the Big Walnut Wrestling Team.
J. Gordon Morris
J. Gordon Morris, 62, Galena, passed away on Monday (September 3, 2001) at St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville.
He was born on December 19, 1938, in Bellaire, to William W. and Exma Morris.
A graduate of the Ohio State University with degrees in education and counseling, he was retired as a counselor from the Columbus Public Schools with 34 years of service. He was a member of the University Masonic Lodge and Central College Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are his wife of 39 years, Lynne; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Jane and Richard Jones, Claire Morris, and Carla and Lee Theil; and two grandchildren, Saoirse Claire and Jack Gordon Jones.
Visitation was held at the home. Arrangements were in the care of Newcomer-Farley Funeral Home.
Susan K. Morrow
Susan K. Morrow, 50, Centerburg, died Thursday (Jan. 14, 1999) at the Heartland of Centerburg following an extended illness.
She was born on Feb. 15, 1948, in Columbus to the late William Morrison and Frances (Whalen) Morrison, Centerburg. A homemaker and member of Brookhaven High School Class of 1966, she was a member of St. John Neumann Church. She enjoyed her grandchildren, ceramics and collecting angels.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Marty Chase, Marengo; three grandsons Brian, Brandon and Stephen; a brother and sister-in-law Michael and Teri Morrison, Centerburg; a sister Mary Morrison, Centerburg; her former mother-in-law, Thelma Morrow; former husband, Allen Morrow; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; and nieces and a nephew.
She was preceded in death by a daughter Susan "Shelly" Whiles in 1988.
Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John Neumann Church with the Rev. James Walter officiating. Interment was in Bloomfield Cemetery, Sparta.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Central Ohio or the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1550 Old Henderson Road, Suite W-101, Columbus 43220-3626.
William G. "Bill" Morton, 57, Sunbury, died unexpectedly Friday (Dec. 25, 1998) at Doctors Hospital North.
He was born on Feb. 26, 1941, in Sunbury to the late Joseph G. Morton II and Mildred (Saunders) Morton. A graduate of Big Walnut High School class of 1960, he was a lifelong area resident. He was a retired custodian for Westerville Schools and Walnut Springs Intermediate School.
He was a member of Condit Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Stella C. (Lane) Morton; one daughter and son-in-law, Annette C. and Estelito Moraleja, Galloway; one son and daughter-in-law, Dean M. and Mary Pettit II, Sunbury; eight grandchildren, Jordan, Michael, Marisa and Devin Moraleja and Justin, Bradley, Anthony and Danielle Pettit; one half-brother and sister-in-law, Joseph G. and Lores Morton II, Honey Brook, Pa.; his stepmother, Leah Morton, Alexandria, Va.; one stepsister, Faye Coggins, Alexandria, Va.; and three aunts, two uncles, cousins and friends.
Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held at Condit Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Carol Weiss officiating. Interment was at Trenton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.
Cecil C. Morton
Cecil C. Morton, 90, of Edison died Friday (April 3, 1998) at Woodside Village Care Center.
Born on March 29, 1908, in Canaan Township to the late Joseph T. and Laura D. (Hines) Morton, he was a lifetime resident of Morrow County. A retired farmer, he was a member of Canaan Grange.
Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Helen Hershner Burkepile Morton; three sons and daughters-in-law, Walter and Donna Morton of Galena, Robert and Joyce Morton of Bucyrus, and John and Christina Morton of Edison; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Charles Hawk of Edison; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Ramo, Orville, Andrew and Salo; and a sister, Rozella Smith.
Funeral services were held at Gompf Funeral Home in Cardington, with the Rev. David McKinnon officiating. Burial was in Worden Cemetery, near Edison.
Memorial contributions may be made to Morrow County Hospital Memorial Fund, 651 W. Marion Road, Mount Gilead 43338.
Helen M. Morton
Helen M. Morton, age 87, died Friday (April 24, 1998) at her residence near Edison.
She was born in Johnsville to the late Barnibus "Barney" and Caroline (Parkson) Hershner on Sept. 26, 1911. She married Cecil C. Morton on Oct. 5, 1932 in North Woodbury, and he preceded her in death on April 3, 1998. Mrs. Morton was a member of the Waterford Church of Christ and a former member of the Canaan Grange.
Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Walter and Donna Morton of Galena, Robert and Joyce Morton, Bucyrus, and John and Christina Morton, Edison; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Charles Hawk, Edison; a sister, Marie Mack, Jacksonville, Fla.; 11 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a brother, Lee Hershner, and sisters Avalee Shaffer Oyster and Hariette Hanna.
Funeral services were at Gompf Funeral Home, Cardington. Interment was in Worden Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Morrow County Hospital, 651 W. Marion Road, Mount Gilead OH 43338.
Mildred E. Mosher
Mildred E. (Vannausdle) Mosher, 82, a longtime resident of Cortez, Colo., and formerly of Ohio, died Thursday (August 5, 1999) at her home in Cortez.
Surviving are two sons, Ronald, Haysville, and Jim, Sunbury; a daughter, Judy Mosher Ebersole, Fredericktown; a sister, Virginia Detwiler Alves of Florida; and a niece.
A graveside service was held in Cortez Cemetery with the Rev. Lynn Evans of First United Methodist Church of Cortez officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Montezuma Inc., 1345 S. Broadway, Cortez, Colo. 81321.