Michael Jefferson Burkett
Aug. 27, 1936-Dec. 28, 2003
A memorial service for Michael Jefferson Burkett, 67, attorney-at-law, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Whilden Street, Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Michael died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at his residence. He was born Aug. 27, 1936, the son of the late Thomas Crawford Burkett and the late Alice Thackston Burkett.
He is survived by a son, Michael Jefferson Jr. of San Francisco, Calif.; a daughter, Laine Burkett Carter of San Diego, Calif.; former wife, Mary Holmes Burkett of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; three grandchildren, Morgan (10), Ian (8), and Cheryl (4), all of San Diego, Calif.; a brother, Tommy R. Burkett of Granville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graduate of the University of South Carolina and USC Law School, and a long-time resident of South Carolina, Mr. Burkett lived for 30 years on the Isle of Palms, where he was city attorney for several years and a member of the Exchange Club. He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar and was a member of the South Carolina and Charleston Bar Associations, a 32nd degree Mason, an honorary member of the Kentucky Colonels, and he was active in the Kairos Ministry.
A native of Henderson, Texas, he read widely about the Civil War, the Trail Drivers, and the Texas Rangers.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations might be sent to Crisis Ministries, 573 Meeting St., Charleston, S.C. 29403, where Mr. Burkett had served as a volunteer.
He was known among a wide circle of devoted family and friends as a man of great good nature and boundless generosity.
Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel.
Mason D. Phillips
Sept. 6, 1935-Dec. 28, 2003
The family will observe private family calling hours and funeral services for Mason D. Phillips, 68, of Deerfield Drive, Newark, formerly of Mount Vernon. Burial will be at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Mason passed away on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at his residence. He was born on Sept. 6, 1935, in Tazewell County, Va., to the late Jackson and Nonie (Smith) Phillips.
Mr. Phillips retired in 1996 after working 32 years as a machinist for Jervis B. Webb. He was a member of the Full Gospel Church at Rich Hill and the Ironworkers Shopmens Local 820.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Shelvie (Whited) Phillips; a son, David (Deborah) Phillips of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Theresa (John) Laurell of Newark, and Connie McDowell of Mount Vernon; six grandchildren, Kevin (Jennifer) McDowell, Eric McDowell, Dana Phillips, James Phillips, Kurt Thayer, and Jessica (Tyler) Murphy; a brother, Frank (Shirley) Phillips of Swords Creek, Va.; and two sisters, Dorothy Breedlove of Mansfield, and Lillie (Albert) Bostic of Loudonville.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Hospice of Central Ohio and their staff, especially Bruce Robinson, Cindy, Vickie Snavely, Sue Turner and Pastor Richard Burgie.
The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984-A Coffman Road, Newark, Ohio 43055.
Quinten Michael Moore
Dec. 27, 2003
A graveside funeral service for Quinten Michael Moore, infant son of Roberta E. Walcott of Newark, and Michael S. Moore of Columbus, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Frazeysburg Cemetery.
Quinten died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, shortly after his birth at University Hospital in Columbus.
Surviving in addition to his parents are three sisters, Taylor and Taci Myers, both of Newark, and Elletra Moore of Columbus; maternal grandparents,Roy and Beverly Walcott of Newark; paternal grandmother, Phyllis (the late Jess) Moore of Columbus; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Homes have been entrusted to assist the family.
Julia R. Miller
Dec. 31, 1913-Dec. 29, 2003
A funeral service for Julia R. Miller, 89, of Newark, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Newark Baptist Temple, with Dr. James Dennis officiating. Interment will be in Newark Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Miller died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at Arlington Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 31, 1913, in Owings, W.Va., to the late Frank and Theresa (Lopez) Rose.
She was a member of Newark Baptist Temple and was a custodian at the Second Presbyterian Church in Newark
She is survived by sons, James W. Miller of Mount Gilead, and Frank R. Miller of Newark; brothers, Patsy Rose and Tony Rose of Bethlehem, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James M. Miller, on Feb. 3, 1994; and 10 brothers and sister.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home.
The family suggests contributions to the Mission Account at the Newark Baptist Temple.
Robert W. Dennis
July 1, 1943-Dec. 27, 2003
A memorial service for Robert W. Dennis, 62, of Newark, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Chapel, with Jim Young officiating.
Mr. Dennis was born July 1, 1943, in Newark, to the late Walter and June (Faller) Dennis.
Mr. Dennis was retired from Bionetics at the Newark Air Force Base.
He is survived by his wife, Kathryn (Dolbeare) Dennis; daughters, Wendy Clardy of Medina, and Darlena Messina of Newark; sons, Robert W. Dennis Jr. of Newark, and Rozzi J. Messina II of Germany; and 10 grandchildren.
The family suggests contributions to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984 Coffman Road, Newark, Ohio 43055.
Kenneth E. Rhinehart
Dec. 19, 1953-Dec. 27, 2003
In accordance with his wishes, there will be no service or calling hours for Kenneth E. Rhinehart, 50, of Newark.
Mr. Rhinehart, formerly employed as a mechanic for Major Builders in Pataskala, died Dec. 27, 2003, at his residence. He was born Dec. 19, 1953, in Newark, to Rosemary (Seel) Rhinehart of Heath and the late Donald Rhinehart.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Debra (McMannis) Rhinehart; sons, Tyler Rhinehart and his fiancee, Sommer Workman, and Kenny (Sherry) Rhinehart, all of Newark; grandchildren, Emily, Adrian and Tanner; brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Mary Rhinehart of Newark; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sandy and J.D. Snyder of Bridgeport, Kim and Skip Skinner of Heath, and Patty and Jim Brooks of Newark; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Jean and Richard Winbigler of Newark.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Jean Rhinehart; and by a brother, Terry Rhinehart.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Home, 59 N. Fifth St., Newark.
Ina Ruth Foster Adams
Oct. 10, 1916-Dec. 19, 2003
Ina Ruth Foster Adams passed away Dec. 19, 2003. She was born Oct. 10, 1916, daughter of John Harlan and Ina Tenney Foster of Sedalia, Ohio.
Ina graduated from London High School, London, Ohio in 1934. She received a B.S. degree in music and a minor in English from The Ohio State University in 1938.
Upon graduation and for four years, she taught both vocal and instrumental music to grades first through high school. Her fourth year of teaching was in Johnstown, where she met medical intern and future husband, Ivor K. Adams.
Ina and Ivor married on June 4, 1942, and resided in Columbus, until they retired to Tucson, Ariz., in 1962. The couple enjoyed 55 years of marriage, traveling the world over before the doctor's death in 1997.
She was a member of the DAR, an avid collector, musician and poet throughout her life.
She is survived by her daughter, Sally Hand Lytle and son-in-law, Raymond H. Lytle of Champaign, Ill.; son, John A. Adams of Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren, Jessica Hand, Patrick Lytle, Justin Lytle and Kenyon Adams, wife Andria; and great-grandchildren, Makena and Levi Adams.
Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Bring's Broadway Chapel, Tucson, Ariz., is in charge of arrangements.
Steven Craig Davis
March 17, 1953-Dec. 26, 2003
A funeral service for Steven Craig Davis, 50, of Pataskala, formerly of Oskaloosa, was held Dec. 29 at the Eddyville United Methodist Church, Eddyville, Iowa, with the Rev. Gary McDonough and the Rev. Lois Williams officiating. Burial was held at the Pleasant Corners Cemetery in Monroe County, Iowa.
Mr. Davis died Dec. 26, 2003, in Cedar, Iowa. He was born March 17, 1953, to Gerald and Leah Baker Davis in Newton, Iowa. He married Pamela Sue Johnson on June 28, 1975, in Eddyville.
Mr. Davis graduated from Oskaloosa High School -- class of 1971. He graduated from Indian Hills Community College with a computer science degree in 1975. He worked in the electronics and technology field most of his life and since 1995 was an electron microscope salesman.
Mr. Davis was a member of the Pataskala United Methodist Church. He enjoyed bicycling, music, hiking, ping pong, camping, traveling, and was an avid photographer.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela of Pataskala; two daughters, Jessica Davis of Englewood, Colo., and Alexis Davis of Pataskala; one son, Mason Davis of Pataskala; his mother-in-law, Mary Johnson of Eddyville. Also surviving is one brother, Jerry Davis of Glencoe, Ala.; one sister, Carol Wonderlich of Oskaloosa, Iowa; and several nieces, nephews, and in-laws.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Leah.
Pallbearers were Todd Versteegh, Scott Versteegh, T.J. DeMoss, Justin Davis, Michael Wonderlich and Michael Velmont.
Memorials may be made to his son Mason's college fund.
Eddyville Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.