Charlotte E. Cline
MOUNT VERNON — Charlotte E. “Chotsie” Cline, 62, of Mount Vernon died Friday, March 12, 2004, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
She was born June 4, 1941, in Mount Vernon to William Graves and Bernice (Dixon) Graves Keyes and had spent her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. Mrs. Cline was retired from the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. She attended the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon and had been a former member of the Spare Time bowling league in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are her husband, Richard G. “Richie” Cline, whom she married Nov. 23, 1957; two sons, Rodney Cline and Ricky Cline, both of Mount Vernon; her daughter, Tammy (Chad) Flack of Howard; seven grandchildren, Tristin Douglass, Nathan (Starmer) Cline, Tony Cline, Tiffany Cline, Jessica Cline, Justin Flack and Ashley Flack; three brothers, Billy Ray Graves, David Lee Graves and Rodney Allen Graves, all of Mount Vernon; and three sisters, Jeanette Lahrman of Mulberry, Ind., Anna Margaret Oswalt of Arizona and Marilyn Sue Patton of Lafayette, Ind.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Wade Keyes; and a sister, Shirley Dean McPeek.
Friends may call Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Private services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Christopher E. Flack
MOUNT VERNON — Christopher E. Flack, 23, of Ash Street, Mount Vernon, died unexpectedly Thursday, March 11, 2004, at his home.
He was born Aug. 29, 1980, in Mount Vernon and had been a lifetime resident here. He attended the Mount Vernon High School, where he was active in several sports and in the marching band. Mr. Flack was employed at Henry’s Restaurant.
He was a member of the Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene and had been active in Nazarene Youth International and in Bible quizzing. For several years he participated in Work and Witness, an international missionary group, and, with them, visited several South American countries including Mexico City, Mexico; Fairbanks, Alaska; and Mandaville, Jamaica.
He is survived by his parents, Dave and Debbie (Taylor) Flack of Mount Vernon; his sister, Aftyn Flack of Mansfield; and maternal grandparents, Charles R. and Phyllis Taylor of Maumee.
Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene. The Rev. Larry Hall will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
A memorial fund has been established and contributions may be made through a family member or left at the funeral home. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
James J. Spurgeon
BRADLEY, Ill. — James J. Spurgeon, 80, died March 5, 2004, at his home in Bradley, Ill.
He was born June 20, 1923, in Walhonding, the son of James Otis and Lucy Pearl (Smith) Spurgeon. He attended Muskingum College and graduated from Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1953. Mr. Spurgeon was retired, having been part-owner of the Bradley Animal Hospital and a veterinarian for 43 years. He was a lifetime member of the Kankakee Valley Veterinary Association and Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association. Mr. Spurgeon served in the U.S. Navy as a pharmacist’s mate, including time in the Pacific Theater with the Seabees. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Bradley, Ill.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Caroline (Volkert) Spurgeon, whom he married July 7, 1957; two daughters, Lydia (Brian) Sheehan of Bloomington, Ill., and Gloria (Ken) Land of Southlake, Texas; six grandchildren; and a brother, Clay (Helen) Spurgeon of Mount Vernon.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Louis Merland Spurgeon; and a sister, Thelma (Crise) Scott.
Mr. Spurgeon donated his body to medical science and education. The Schreffler Funeral Home at Kankakee, Ill., was in charge of the arrangements.
Robert L. Wolfe
LOUDONVILLE — Robert L. “Wolfie” Wolfe Sr., 67, of Green Township 2474, Loudonville, died Wednesday, March 10, 2004, from injuries received in a boating accident in Lee County, Fla.
Mr. Wolfe was born Aug. 29, 1937, in Holmes County and was the son of John Albert and Mildred (Marmet) Wolfe. He was a 1955 graduate of Danville High School, growing up in Prosperity, Pa., living in the Loudonville area for the last 40 years. He was a 35-year member of Carpenters Union Local 735 Mansfield, retiring in 2000. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and member of Loudonville Eagles 2275, the AMVETS, the Loudonville Lion’s Club, the Sons of the American Legion and the American Legion. He loved fishing, traveling, and tinkering.
He is survived by his wife, Katherine (Frank) Wolfe, whom he married Sept. 12, 1964; two sons, Gary Wolfe and his fiancé, Angie Scott, of Chillicothe, and Adam Wolfe of Loudonville; his daughter, Alisa (Bob) Frank of Danville; two grandchildren, Rachel Wolfe Nelson of Chillicothe and Elizabeth Frank of Danville; and two brothers, John (Sandy) Wolfe and Jim (Jackie) Wolfe, both of Glenmont.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Robert “Rob” Wolfe Jr.
Funeral service will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. in Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville, with the Rev. James Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Loudonville Cemetery where military services will be conducted by the American Legion and VFW. Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1605 County Road 1095, Ashland 44805; or Trinity Community Church, 127 S. Union St., Loudonville 44842.