The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes ... Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio; burial will follow in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m ... (Herald-Dispatch)
Bonnie was born April 13, 1968, in Mansfield, Ohio, the daughter of Vernie Faulk Johns and the late Harold L. Johns. Bonnie lived most of her life in Western Pennsylvania with her family before moving to Northumberland County. She was a 1989 graduate of ... (Standard Journal)
Anita J. Ayers, 68, of Wheeling, W.Va., formerly of Bethesda, Ohio, died August 20, 2016, at OVMC Wheeling, W.Va. Anita was born January 8, 1948, in Wheeling, the daughter of the late Warren and Beatrice Anderson Schafer. She was a retired, self- employed ... (Times-Leader)
Phyllis A. McKeen, 88, of Bridgeport, OH, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016, at East Ohio Regional Hospital. She was born August 13, 1928, in Lansing, OH, a daughter of the late Sarah and John Kumbera. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in ... (Times-Leader)
Gerry was born November 8, 1938, in Leipsic, Ohio, the son of the late Merrill and Gertrude (Gebhardt) Combs. He was employed as a laborer at General Motors in Defiance with over 30 years of service. Prior to this he had driven truck for several area farmers. (The Cresent News)
"Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles."- Confucius, The Analects When someone you love loses a loved one, your first instinct is to comfort. Follow that instinct. If you are sincere, your heartfelt words and expressions of love are always welcome. There are a few suggestions I woul...
Over the years I've pondered the meaning of trials and sorrow that my loved ones or I have endured. Some believe there are lessons to learn from hardship. I agree. In many instances we learn compassion, empathy, faith, trust, and humility. Our own choices will often lead to natural consequences that...