Carl R. Miller
Oct. 26, 2003
Funeral arrangements are incomplete for Carl R. Miller, 77, of Newark, who passed away Oct. 26, 2003, at his residence.
Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, is in charge of arrangements.
Sue E. (Smith) Bradford
May 14, 1951-Oct. 27, 2003
A funeral service for Sue E. (Smith) Bradford, 52, of Hebron, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Heath Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service, with Pastor Paul Hansen officiating. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Bradford died Oct. 27, 2003, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center of Hospice of Central Ohio. She was born May 14, 1951, in Newark, to Lyle and Dorothy (Dyar) Doll.
Mrs. Bradford was previously employed at White-Westinghouse in Newark, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service in Columbus, and was most recently employed at MPW in Hebron. Mrs. Bradford was also an Avon Representative for the past several years.
Mrs. Bradford was a 20-year member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Buckeye Lake VFW and was also a 15-year member of the Buckeye Lake Eagles Auxiliary.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband and best friend, Bruce A. Bradford; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert D. and Trisha Smith of Newark, Ronald L. and Danielle Smith of West Lafayette, and Jason P. "Jake" and Jo Smith of Hebron; stepdaughters and stepsons-in-law, Leisa and Rick Bianchini of Jacksontown, Veneta Roberts of North Carolina, Nicole and Zach Klein of Newark, and Tiffany and Ben Ruggles of Lancaster; stepsons and stepdaughters-in-law, Mark and Angela Bradford of Hebron, and SSG Shannon and Samantha Bradford of Fort Campbell, Ky.; two granddaughters, Kirstie and Brooklyn Smith of Newark; five grandsons, Jaron and Jace Smith of Hebron, Konor Smith of Newark, and Braeden and Koleten Smith of West Lafayette; seven stepgranddaughters; five stepgrandsons; two stepgreat-granddaughters; brother and sister-in-law, Dave and Marilyn Doll; one niece; three grand-nephews; several aunts, uncles and many cousins; and her four-legged little girl, Sierra.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Harry and Mary (Shaw) Dyar; paternal grandparents, Joseph and Blanche (McCrillis) Doll; grandson, Kaeiden Smith; and a nephew, David J. Doll.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 1249 Hebron Road, Heath.
Jesse L. VanAtta
Jan. 11, 1951-Oct. 27, 2003
A graveside service for Jesse L. VanAtta, 52, of St. Louisville, will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Evans Cemetery, Horns Hill Road, Newark, with Pastor Tim Carr officiating.
Jesse died at Licking Memorial Hospital on Oct. 27, 2003. He was born Jan. 11, 1951, in St. Louisville, to Jesse A. and Helen VanAtta.
He is survived by his mother, Helen (Jewell) VanAtta; one brother, Richard (Virginia) VanAtta of St. Louisville; and one sister, Mary Braddock of St. Louisville.
In addition to his father, Jesse A. VanAtta, he was preceded in death by his brother, Rodney VanAtta.
Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home, Newark, is handling arrangements.
Una V. Williams
Dec. 1, 1919-Oct. 27, 2003
A funeral service for Una V. Williams, 83, of Norwich, formerly of Granville and Detroit, Mich., will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the McPeek Funeral Home, Granville, with Pastor Craig D. Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Granville.
Mrs. Williams died Oct. 27, 2003, at the Beckett House at New Concord, where she had lived since 1999. She was born Dec. 1, 1919, in Cwm Penmachno, Wales, to the late Horace and Jane (Evans) Hewitt.
Mrs. Williams moved from Granville to Norwich in 1996 and lived with her son and daughter-in-law who cared for her during her early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
Mrs. Williams met her late husband, Alfred F. Williams, in Liverpool, England, where he was stationed during World War II. Following the war, she came to the United States and they were married on June 29, 1946, in Detroit. They lived in Detroit until retiring and in 1976 moved to the Williams family farm on Silver Street in Granville.
Mrs. Williams was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Newark where she sang in the choir, a member of the Granville Music Club, and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels in Granville.
Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, David and Melissa Williams of Norwich; grandchildren, Robert and Nathan Williams of Columbus, and Jacob and Sarah Williams of Norwich; sister-in-law, Dorothy Hewitt; niece, Jean Hewitt Smith; and nephew, Norman Hewitt, all of The United Kingdom.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred F. Williams, who died in 1991; and brother, Harold Hewitt.
Friends may call Thursday at the funeral home, 133 S. Prospect St., Granville, during the hour prior to the service.
Albert Large Jr.
Dec. 16, 1926-Oct. 27, 2003
A funeral service for Albert Large Jr., 76, of Heath, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Roy Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens with a military service.
Albert served 20 years in the U.S. Army, with two tours of Duty in Korea and several tours in Germany, retiring in 1966. He then served 20 years as a guard at the Newark Air Force Station.
He was married to Heidi (Masnick) Large of Berlin, Germany in 1951. Heidi proceeded him in death in July of 2001.
Albert preached at Rushville Church of Christ for 30 years and enjoyed discussing the word of God. In his younger years, Albert enjoyed fishing and coon hunting and long walks through the woods.
Albert is survived by two brothers, Jim Large of Somerset, and Paul Large of Thornville; a sister, Catherine Harvey of Newark; children, Michael Albert (Janice) Large of Newark, Thomas Alton (Ginny) Large of Granville, Patricia Ann (Byron) Holmes of Newark, Jonathan Allen Large of Newark and Jennifer Amy (Randy) Spearman of Lancaster; grandchildren, Eric (Mona) Large, Christa Large, Angela Large, Susan (Tom) Kelley, Gregory (Shanelle) Large, Andrew Large, Jeffrey Large, Nichole (Brett) Underhill, Latrisha Large, Rachel Large, Emily Spearman and Jacob Spearman; and great-grandchildren, Trevor Large, Caleb Large, Joshua Large, Nathan Large, Ella Large, and Jackson Kelley (with baby Underhill and baby Kelley due soon.)
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Large Sr. and Nellie (Cleary) Large; brother, Ben Large; sister, Alice Harvey; and stepson, Andrew Masnick.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark.
Mary J. Simpson
March 24, 1926-Oct. 27, 2003
A funeral service for Mary J. Simpson, 77, of Newark, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Newark Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service, with the Rev. Tom Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Hebron Cemetery.
Mrs. Simpson, a member of Modern Woodmen of America, died Oct. 27, 2003, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center of Hospice of Central Ohio. She was born March 24, 1926, in Newark, to the late Charles Henry and Sarah Sedora (Stimmell) Walz.
Mrs. Simpson was a homemaker and an avid collector of owls and porcelain dolls.
Surviving are her son, Thomas Dodson of Newark; grandchildren, Brian Dodson of California, and Angela Klein of Newark; three great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Walz of Westerville; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Ralph Dodson; by her second husband, Elbert E. Simpson; a daughter, Dorothy Dodson Hydo; by three brothers, Ralph, Paul and Carl Walz; and a sister, Josephine Robinson.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 59 N. Fifth St.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.
Carena Lee Jennessee
May 17, 1928-Oct. 28, 2003
A funeral service for Carena Lee Jennessee, 75, of Howard, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Kirkersville Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service, with Dr. Jeff Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkersville Cemetery.
Mrs. Jennessee, who was a graduate of Weir High School, died Oct. 28, 2003, at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. She was born May 17, 1928, in Weirton, W.Va., to the late Harry A. and Monnie (Wells) Miller.
Surviving are her sons and daughter-in-law, Jeff Jennessee of Sarosota, Fla., and Jim and Dana Jennessee of Pataskala; grandchildren, Allison, Kelly, Jay, Kurt and Matthew Jennessee, Sarah (B.J.) Allmon and Monnie (Brad) Sager; great-grandchildren, Elijah and Jackson Sager and Hannah Mays; and brother, Jerry Miller of Weirton, W.Va.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Jennessee; and one brother, Lyle Miller.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 285 E. Main St., Kirkersville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 151 Lake St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130-2589.
Carl R. Miller
July 5, 1926-October 26, 2003
A funeral service for Carl R. Miller, 77, of Newark, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Winfield E. Strout officiating. Burial will follow at Newark Memorial Gardens with a full military service.
Mr. Miller died at home Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003. He was born July 5, 1926, in Mary Ann Township, Ohio to the late James G. and Mae B. (Meekins) Miller.
Mr. Miller served with the 82nd Airborne in World War II. He was a former employee of White-Westinghouse and owner-operator of Carl's Window Cleaning Company. He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, having served on church council for three years. A loyal member of the Lions Club for 33 years, he was the recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellow Humanitarian Services Award.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Phyllis A. (Vermillion); daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and John Miller of Puyallup, Wash., and Cheryl and Ed Lopeman of Lisbon, N.H.; granddaughters, Jayne Huffman of Newark, and Jennifer Miller of Vancouver, Wash.; and sisters, Gladys Johnson of Fallsburg, and Delpha Stickle of Newark.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark.