Elizabeth Ann Miller
Elizabeth Ann Miller, 73, of Bellefontaine, died at 5:27 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at Mary Rutan Hospital.
Born Jan. 6, 1933, in Huntsville, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Edith Helen Brentlinger Tracey.
On Sept. 13, 1948, in Maysville, Ky., she married Clair R. Miller, who survives. Also surviving are one son, James R. Miller of Bellefontaine; four daughters, Rosanna Miller of Amanda, Kathy (Roger) McCorkle of Gahanna, Nancy Miller of Xenia and Ellen Cathey of Bellefontaine; one brother, Ernest (Dorothy) Tracey of West Mansfield; and four sisters, Patsy Tracey of Huntsville, Sandra (Arnold) Newman of Urbana, Julia (Al) Montgomery of Lima and Dottie (Mike) Glauner of Belle Center; five grandchildren, Mike (Marit Legler) Greer, Brandon (Tracey) McCorkle, Camie McCorkle, Paige McCorkle and Chad Anderson; and two great-grandchildren, Lucas Greer and Tegwin McCorkle.
She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Joyce Arleen Miller; three brothers, Ben, Donald and Richard Tracey; and three sisters, Jeanette Twichell, Helen Hill and Jane Taylor.
She worked at the former Oak Hotel Restaurant and as an operator at Mary Rutan Hospital. She attended the Church of Christ in Hilliard.
The graveside service in the Huntsville Cemetery begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Max Howell officiating. Calling is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
John H. Dunlevy
John H. Dunlevy, 74, of Russells Point, died at 1:35 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2006, in St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born in Dayton on April 18, 1932, a son of the late Carl W. Dunlevy Sr. and Grace Morrett Dunlevy. He also was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.
On July 2, 1977, he married the former Peggy Weller and she survives along with a daughter, Darlene (Vince) Bracci of West Milton; a son, Steve Dunlevy of Wisconsin; five stepdaughters, Cheryl Shultz of New Carlisle, Vicki (Jeff) Bryant and Judy (Louis) Ames, both of Oklahoma, Jo Carol (Arthur) Conkey and Robin (Greg) Copenhaver, both of West Virginia; two stepsons, Donald Brown and Harold (Cathy) Snyder Jr., both of Russells Point; a sister, Kay (Bobby) Baker of Russells Point; a brother, Norman (Sharon) Dunlevy of Russells Point; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a member of Indian Lake Moose Lodge 1355 and Harold Kerr Post 173 American Legion in Bellefontaine.
Pastor Bryan Meadows conducts a funeral at 1 p.m. Friday at Sanford-Eichholtz Funeral Home, Lakeview, where calling is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charities of the donorsą choices.
Ardith Marie Handley
Ardith Marie Handley, 91, of Bellefontaine, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, in Green Hills Care Center, West Liberty.
She was born in Detroit on Feb. 18, 1915, a daughter of the late Elisha and Mary Hazel Stevens. On Aug. 31, 1935, she married Charles W. Martin in Monroe, Mich., and he died Nov. 26, 1977.
She married Frank Handley on Oct. 24, 1979, in Bellefontaine and he passed away Nov. 29, 1990. She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ann Martin; brother, Fred A. Stevens; and a sister, Norma E. Cook. Survivors include a son, David C. Martin of Bloomfield, Mich.; brother, Lewis "Don" (Carol) Stevens of DeGraff; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
A secretary for Richard Weber Realty and Jack Johns Construction, she was a member of the First Christian Church in Bellefontaine, the Lydia Group of CWF, Friendly Senior Center and the California Girls Club. She also was program director for El Cajon.
The Rev. A.W. Purdin conducts a funeral at 1 p.m. Friday at Kauffman-Eichholtz Funeral Home, West Liberty, where calling is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial is at 11 a.m. Saturday at Oakview Cemetery in Royal Oak, Mich.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Emerald at Green Hills Retirement Community, 6557 S. U.S. Route 68, West Liberty 43357.
Marie Mae Roberts
Marie Mae Roberts, 80, of Russells Point, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, in Mary Rutan Hospital.
She was born in Washington Court House on Jan. 16, 1926, a daughter of the late William Alexander and Jennie Cotterman Dunn.
She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Kay; one son, Jerry LeRoy; four sisters, Florence Brotherwood, Dorothy Gelbach, Mildred Runyan and Vera Dunn; and three brothers, Raymond Dunn, Ervin Dunn and Robert Dunn.
Survivors include a daughter, Elaine (Brian) Slusser of Russells Point; four sons, Ken (Krista) Roberts of Pennsylvania, Tony (Deb) Roberts of Michigan, Gary Roberts of Huntsville and Robin Roberts of Urbana; a sister, Mary (Raymond) Fowler of Huntsville; a brother, Harry Dunn of Scott; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A homemaker, she was a fan of NASCAR and Tony Stewart.
The funeral service begins at 1 p.m. Saturday at Sanford-Eichholtz Funeral Home, Lakeview, where calling is one hour prior. Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Dana Ray Hutchins
Dana Ray Hutchins, 61, of Tunnell Hill, Ga., formerly of the West Mansfield area, died unexpectedly Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, in Lagrange, Ga.
He was born in West Mansfield on Nov. 22, 1945, a son of the late Linley Mead and Nina Fern Eastman Hutchins. He also was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Hutchins; and a nephew, Kenneth Hutchins.
Survivors include a daughter, Sue Ann Hutchins of Bellefontaine; a special friend, Marsha Clark of Tunnell Hill; two brothers, Keith (Jeannie) Hutchins of Crandall, Ga., and Kay (Celia) Hutchins of Brownsville, Texas; a sister, Bonnie (Dick) Taylor of Athens, Ala.; three nephews, Randy (Becky) Hutchins, Allen (Debra) Hutchins and Paul (Reclin) Hutchins; and three nieces, Velvet (Kelly) Jackson, Valerie (Mike) Mabrey and Angie (Ed) Lucas.
He was employed as a truck driver with Rosedale Transport in Dalton, Ga., for the past six years and previously was employed with Rockwell International in Marysville and delivered the Columbus Dispatch newspaper.
A graduate of Byhalia-York High School, he attended Newberry Baptist Church in Crandall. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and motorcycle enthusiast. He liked to dance and loved dogs, and especially enjoyed taking his poodle, "Baby," with him to work at Rosedale Transport.
Rev. Donald Moceri conducts a funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home, West Mansfield, where calling is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Burial is next to his mother at Byhalia Cemetery.
Donald G. Woodard
Donald G. Woodard, 86, of Bellefontaine, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007, at Florida Hospital in Zephyrhills, Fla.
Born Feb. 2, 1921, in Wyandot County, he was a son of Clarence and Carrie Druschel Woodard. On June 5, 1949, he married Olive Bush in Bellefontaine, and she survives.
Also surviving are one son, Brian (Sharon) Woodard of Mt. Victory; one brother, Ernest (Gladys) Woodard of North Fort Meyers, Fla.; three sisters, Sarah Kearfott of Huntsville, Marguarite (Roger) Young of Springfield and Margaret (Leon) Ogg of Normal, Ill.; one sister-in-law, Mary Kay Woodard of West Liberty; two grandchildren, Cris (Theresa) Woodard of Berea, Ky. and Robert (Carol) Woodard of Dayton; and one great-granddaughter, Samantha Woodard. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Cyril and Gerald Woodard.
He was a farmer and later managed the Landmark Elevator in Bellefontaine. He held memberships in the United Church of Christ in West Liberty, the Mad River Masonic Lodge 161, West Liberty, and the Sara Elizabeth Chapter 335 Order of the Eastern Star.
A 1938 graduate of Monroe High School, he was a United States Army veteran of World War II, having served with the 60th Medical Battalion, 16th Engineer Brigade in Europe.
The Rev. A.W. Purdin conducts the funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where calling is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with a Masonic service at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Burial is in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty, with military rites offered by the Southwest Ohio Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be directed to the United Church of Christ.
Kathleen H. Price
Kathleen H. Price, 85, of Lakeview, died at 11:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2007, at Otterbein in Cridersville.
Born Dec. 18, 1921, in Grant County, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Dorothy Rebecca Bell Fatrell Howard. On Aug. 27, 1944, she married the Rev. Gail B. Price, and he died May 24, 1994.
She was a homemaker and school teacher and attended the New Hampshire Nazarene Church, New Hampshire.
Survivors include two daughters, Emily (Martin) Denes of Clarksburg and Nevelyn (Myron) Applegate of Greenfield, Ind.; one son, Philip Price of Michigan; six grandchildren; one sister, Patty L.R. Howard; and one brother, Everett S. Howard. She was preceded in death by two brothers, James R. and John D.
The Rev. Martin A. Denes conducts the funeral at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Sanford-Eichholtz Funeral Home, Lakeview. Burial is in the Walnut Hill Cemetery, New Hampshire. Calling is from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be directed to Otterbein in Cridersville.
Viola Elizabeth "Tiby" Lowry
Viola Elizabeth “Tiby” Lowry, 93, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at Green Hills Retirement Community in West Liberty.
She was born in Bellefontaine on May 31, 1913, a daughter of the late Villa Miller and John P. Gowans.
On Nov. 23, 1939, she married James W. Lowry, who preceded her in death July 15, 1996. She also was preceded in death by one sister, four brothers, a grandson and a son-in-law.
Survivors include children, Judy Kalmanek of Ionia, Mich., Elizabeth (Alan) Hale of Midland, Mich., Kathleen (Tim) Skidmore of Bellefontaine, Teresa (Steven) Brooks of Angier, N.C., Charles (Dorothy) Lowry of Rushsylvania and John (Kathy) Lowry of West Liberty; a sister, Jane Kane of Albuquerque, N.M.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren and several great-stepgrandchildren; and greatgreat- stepgrandchildren.
She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.
At her request, her body was donated to Wright State University Medical Center. Aprivate family service is planned for a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Green Hills Retirement Community.