UTICA — Evelyn (Osborne) Horn, 85, of Utica died March 26, 2004, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon.
She was born March 24, 1919, in eastern Kentucky to Oakley and Carrie J. (Allen) Osborne. She taught first grade for 30 years and retired from North Fork School District. She graduated from Pikeville College and attended Cumberland College.
She is survived by two sons, Robert (Cheryl) Horn and John (Julie) Horn Jr., both of Utica; two daughters, Jennifer Taylor of Newark and Marsha (Craig) Cotsamire of Howard; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Eileen Conley of Laurenceburg, Ky., and Marjorie Watson of Hueysville, Ky.; a brother, Bill (Anne) Osborne of Jacksonville, Fla.; and a sister-in-law, Aileen Osborne of Hueysville, Ky.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John Morton Horn Sr., who died in 1982; and two brothers, Homer and Jack Osborne.
Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Utica Presbyterian Church, 9 S. Main St., Utica. Burial will be in Newark Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Michael Ray Rector will officiate. Calling hours will be Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Law-Baker Funeral Home in Utica.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Born in Yonkers, N.Y., Amaryllis W. Salls passed away March 21, 2004, in Walnut Creek, Calif., at age 88.
She was born June 19, 1915, and was a former resident of Alamo, Calif. She graduated from nursing school in 1942 and was associated with Columbia Presbyterian School of Nursing Alumni. She was a member of the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Walnut Creek. She enjoyed education, art and music.
She is survived by daughters, Elizabeth S. Barra of Chicago, Ill., and Alayne S. Heck of Richland, W.Va.; a son, Roger D. Salls of Stratford, Conn.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David M. Salls, on Aug. 7, 1988.
Memorial service will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Chapel, 1924 Trinity Ave., Walnut Creek, Calif.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Hospice of Contra Costa County.
Joseph O. VanDover
CHANDLER, Ariz. — Joseph Otis VanDover died March 12, 2004, at his home, 848 W. Dublin St., Chandler, Ariz.
He was born May 22, 1936, to Ruth and Joseph VanDover in Clarksburg, W.Va., and graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1954. He served in the U.S. Army and was a former employee of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Industries in Mount Vernon. He retired from Gould Manufacturing in 2002, and worked part time for Dillard’s Department Store. He was a member of the Chandler United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Ethel (Spellman) VanDover of Chandler; his mother, Ruth VanDover of Mesa, Ariz.; three stepchildren, Patrick (Gloria) Price and Robert Price of Chandler, Ariz., and Cathy (Travis) Cole of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Memorial service was held March 17, 2004, at Chandler United Methodist Church. Interment was held March 19, 2004, at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Arizona.
Nicole Jo Zariske
OLIVE HILL, Ky. — Nicole Jo Zariske, 21, of Olive Hill, Ky., passed away Thursday, March 25, 2004.
She was born Oct. 2, 1982, in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Larry and Mary (Bevington) Clay and the late Gerald Zariske. She was a 2001 graduate of East Carter High School.
Surviving in addition to her parents are a son, Henry Austin Clay of Olive Hill, Ky.; two sisters, Lisa Clay of Olive Hill, Ky., and Kimberly Clay of Wooster; two brothers, Shawn Clay of Bradenton, Fla., and Nicky Duncan of Wooster; her maternal grandmother, Jeanne Bevington of Mount Vernon; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Sparks Funeral Home at Grayson, Ky., where friends may call from noon until service time. Bill Stephens will officiate. Burial will be in Horsley Cemetery.