Martha Anne Mason
Feb. 23, 1930-Aug. 19, 2003
A memorial service for Martha Anne Mason, 73, of Bokeelia, Fla., will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Alexandria Baptist Church.
Mrs. Mason died Aug. 19, 2003, at 10:30 p.m. at the Hope Hospice Home at Cape Coral, Fla. She was born Feb. 23, 1930, in Granville.
Mrs. Mason lived in Alexandria from 1930 to 1985. She graduated from Alexandria High School in 1947 and attended The Ohio State University.
Mrs. Mason held various jobs as secretary to the president of the Roper Corp., secretary to the corporate secretary of Battelle Institute, secretary to the vice president of North American Corporation, and secretary to the purchasing agent of Kaiser Aluminum.
Mrs. Mason was an executive officer and stockholder for Willow Run Golf Course from 1964 to 1985. She was organist and sang in the choir for a number of years at the Alexandria Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Chet Mason; son, Mike Mason of Kissimmee, Fla.; daughter, Cathy (Mike) Foor of Alexandria; two grandchildren, Cassidy (Tim) Smith of Newark, and Ryan Foor of Alexandria; brother and sister-in-law, Don and Patricia Price of Alexandria; and numerous cousins, nephews and a niece.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, James A. and Anna Price.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, 2430 Diplomat Parkway, E., Cape Coral, Fla. 33909, or the Alexandria Baptist Church, P.O. Box 8, Alexandria, Ohio 43001.
Rose A. McMahan
March 23, 1920-Aug. 24, 2003
A memorial service for Rose A. McMahan, 83, of Newark, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Dawes Arboretum.
Mrs. McMahan died Aug. 24, 2003, at Licking Memorial Hospital. She was born March 23, 1920, in Sugar Creek, Pa., to the late John and Daisy Bower.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed reading, board games and bowling.
She is survived by two daughters, Rosemary (Tom) Schwartz, and Vicki (Bill) Anderson of Newark; three sons, John (Norene) McMahan of Columbus, Richard (Donna) McMahan of Newark, and Raymond (Kathleen) McMahan of Lancaster; grandchildren, Barbara Schwartz (fiance Phillips Ayer Jr.), Sara (Chad) Kramer, Patricia Schwartz (fiance Chad Kreager), Sandra Schwartz, Michael Anderson, Armin (Colleen) McMahan and Karnel (Petra) McMahan, Shawn McMahan, Alice McMahan, David (Carrie) McMahan, Raymond (Gretchen) McMahan, Emily McMahan, Dylan and Noah McMahan; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, June Gibb and Vivian (Eddy) Dunlap of Franklin, Pa.; brother-in-law, Ben McMahan of Titusville, Pa.; and special friends, Esther Moorman of Newark, Irene Fulmer of Franklin, Pa., and Stella McMahan of Glenford.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Darwin "Mac" McMahan; three sisters, Doris "Dodie" Wagener, Bessie Clark and Sarah "Sally" Tanner; brother, John Bower; and grandchild, Dale McMahan.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984 Coffman Road, Suite A, Newark, Ohio 43055, or the James Cancer Center, 300 W. 10th Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43210.
Wynona Louise 'Dottie' Reynolds
Feb. 12, 1912-Aug. 25, 2003
A graveside service for Wynona Louise "Dottie" Reynolds, 91, of Sun City, Ariz., will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Newark Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Vicki Zust officiating.
Ms. Reynolds, a 1930 graduate of Newark High School, died Aug. 25, 2003, in Phoenix, Ariz. She was born Feb. 12, 1912, in Newark, to the late Frank and Bernice (Baldwin) Reynolds.
Ms. Reynolds worked 22 years for the Ohio Dept. of Highways, District 5. She also worked for the Newark Air Force Station, and the State Dept. of Health, Phoenix, Ariz.
She is survived by her niece, Diane Charles, of Granville; nephews, Larry Reynolds, of Lewis Center, Tom Reynolds, of Newark, Gregory Reynolds, of Redondo Beach, Calif., and Charles McCracken, of Phoenix, Ariz.; and sister-in-law, Mrs. Mavis (Willard) Reynolds, of Newark.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Bernice McCracken; two brothers, Willard "Bud" and Lawrence "Sonny" Reynolds; and by a special friend, Alice Riggs.
There will be no calling hours observed.
Memorial contributions may be made to the organ fund of St. Luke Episcopal Church, 107 E. Broadway, Granville, Ohio 43023.
Michael L. Hoskinson
Jan. 25, 1948-Aug. 27, 2003
A funeral service for Michael L. Hoskinson, 55, of Gratiot, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Brother Roger Decker officiating. Burial will follow in Poplar Forks Cemetery with a military graveside service.
Mr. Hoskinson was a lifelong resident of Licking County and served his country in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam and was honorably discharged. After his discharge from the military, Mr. Hoskinson served as a deputy sheriff with the Licking County Sheriff's Department and went on to work at the Newark Air Force Base and Boeing.
Mr. Hoskinson passed away on Aug. 27, 2003, at Licking Memorial Hospital following a sudden and unexpected illness.
Michael was a music enthusiast, particularly the Beatles. He taught himself to play the guitar and enjoyed sharing his talents with family and friends.
Mr. Hoskinson was a loving father.
He is survived by three daughters, Melissa (Howard) Clendenin, of Medina, Marla Hoskinson and her fiancÚ Scott McGraw, of Pickerington, and Keeley Hoskinson, of Bon Aire, Ga.; son, Zachary Hoskinson also of Bon Aire, Ga.; mother, Helen Hoskinson, of Newark; and grandson, Michael Clendenin, of Medina.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Lee Hoskinson; and his brother, Harry Lee Hoskinson.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark.
The family requests contributions to the Licking County Chapter of American Diabetes Association.
James P. Potts
June 3, 1942-Aug. 27, 2003
A funeral service for James P. Potts, 61, of Salem will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Catholic Church in Salem.
Mr. Potts died Aug. 27, 2003, at the Essex Nursing Center in Salem. He was born June 3, 1942, in Salem.
Mr. Potts was a 1960 graduate of Salem High School. He had been employed by Buckeye Ready Mix in the inside sales department and had been a former resident of Newark for 20 years.
He is survived by his two sisters, Margaret Greier, of Leetonia, and Mary Clunen, of Salem.
Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home, 1014 E. State St., Salem.
His two favorite charities include the Leukemia Foundation, 902 Westpoint Parkway, Suite 300, Cleveland, Ohio 44145, or Our Lady's Purse, c/o St. Paul Catholic Church, 157 Ohio Ave., Salem, Ohio 44460.
Clare E. King
Aug. 10,1933-Aug. 27, 2003
A Mass of Christian burial for Clare E. King, 70, of Newark, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, with the Rev. Timothy Hayes officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Ms. King died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003, in the Selma Markowitz Care Center of Hospice of Central Ohio. She was born Aug. 10, 1933, in Church Town, Ohio, to the late Wilford P. and Agnes (Meiser) Jurden.
Clare, a member of the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, worked as a coronary care technician at Licking Memorial Hospital for 10 years. Prior to that, she worked as a nurses aide at Newark Healthcare Centre.
Clare is survived by her husband of 50 years, Darrell C. King of the home; her daughters and sons-in-law, Christine Koth, of Newark, Karen and Steven Cooperider, of Thornville, Kimberly and Richard Biddle, of Thornville, Kathleen Eisert, of Utica, and Sheryl and Larry Day, of Columbus; her son and daughter-in-law, Gregory and Chris King, of Utica; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; her brother and sister-in-law, Frederick and Helen Jurden, of Heath; her sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Harry Gray, of Fleming, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Clare was preceded in death by her three brothers, Delbert, Richard and Regis King; and two sisters, Rita Phelps and Margaret "Peg" McPherson.
Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Reed-Egan Funeral Home, 141 N. Green Wave Drive, Newark, where a Vigil service will be held at 7:30 p.m.
The family requests memorials to the Blessed Sacrament Building Fund.
Herbert Gerald Jackson
March 2, 1922-Aug. 28, 2003
A funeral service for Herbert Gerald Jackson, 81, of Thornville, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 67 N. Fifth St., with the Rev. William J. Rauch and Vicar Jon Kibler-McCabe officiating. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens, where military honors will be observed.
Mr. Jackson, a 1940 graduate of Newark High School, died Aug. 28, 2003, at the Newark Healthcare Centre. He was born March 2, 1922, in Newark, to the late William Luther and Myrtle (Johnston) Jackson.
Mr. Jackson was retired from State Farm Insurance. He had also been a route man for Borden and Wonder Bread. He was a World War II veteran of the U. S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Buckeye Lake Moose 2434, Amvets Post 51 in Thornport and the Newark American Legion Post 85.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Myrna (Conkle) Jackson; daughter, Linda Cline, of Heath; stepsons, Mark (Margo) Chaney, of Columbus, and Todd Chaney, of Lake George, N.Y.; stepdaughter, Cathy Cline, of Fort Myers, Fla.; grandchildren, Matt Marmie and Sara Chaney; brother, Paul (Frances) Mathews, of Newark; sisters, Dorabelle Joyce, of Orlando, Fla., and Vera Snyder and Ester (Fred) Donaldson, of Newark.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Pansy Jackson; by a brother, William Theron Jackson; and a sister, Eunice Fisher.
Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Newark Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service, 59 N. Fifth St., Newark, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital or to St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church.
William B. Shumate
Aug. 11, 1930-Aug. 27, 2003
A funeral service for William B. Shumate, 73, of Medway, Ohio, will be held at noon Saturday at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Paul Hansen officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark.