Mary J. Brown
MOUNT VERNON — Mary Josetta Brown, 87, of Mount Vernon died March 26, 2004, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home.
She was born Aug. 15, 1916, in Akron to Joseph and Anna (Blubaugh) Shuman. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Women’s Guild of the church. She was a former secretary of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women of Columbus. For several years she was employed at the former Mercy and Martin Memorial hospitals as the director of food service.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond A. Brown, to whom she had been married since 1975; a son, Dennis Joseph (Rita) Zarlengo of Canfield; three daughters, Joey Zarlengo of Mount Vernon, Joyce (Richard) Briggs of Dale City, Va., and Brenda (Harry) Bierbach of East Greenville, Pa.; nine grandchildren, Theresa (Kevin) Swan, Rachel (Jeff) Sickle, Michael Zarlengo, Tristan Briggs, Ramana Briggs, Gabriel Bierbach, Timothy (Colleen) Bierbach, Jonathon Bierbach and Michael Brown; a great-grandson, Alexander Justin Swan; two sisters, Rita Banbury of Mount Vernon and Rose Durbin of Warren; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Bennie Zarlengo, in 1975; a daughter, Rebecca Brown; a son, Thomas Strutter; and two sisters, Orpha Raasch and Lucille Charles.
There will be no calling hours. A memorial Mass will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 303 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050.
George W. Laymon
MOUNT VERNON — George W. Laymon, 81, of Mount Vernon died March 26, 2004, at Country Club Retirement Campus.
He was born Jan. 6, 1923, in Knox County to Roy and Delta (Clements) Laymon. He was a member of Ohio Lodge 199 F&AM, Valley of Long Beach Scottish Rite, Aladdin Temple Shrine and the Baldwin Shrine Club. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a life member of the American Legion Post 92.
He is survived by two sisters, Phyllis Snow and Maxine (Norland) Frost, both of Mount Vernon; a brother, John Robert (Margarett) Laymon of Henderson, Nev.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was peceded in death by two brothers, Owen and Kenneth Laymon; and a sister, Norma Jean Bevington.
There will be no calling hours and the family will observe private services. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050.
Michael L. Scoles
JACKSON, Miss. — Michael Lee Scoles, 41, formerly of Howard, died Sunday morning, March 28, 2004, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss.
Mike, the son of Jack and Mary Sue (Mavis) Scoles, was born April 29, 1962, in Mount Vernon and enjoyed playing softball in Mount Vernon’s Old-timers Softball League.
He is survived by his parents of Howard; a daughter, Christina Carr of Mount Vernon; two brothers, Joe Scoles of Howard and Brad Scoles of Mount Vernon; a sister, Samantha Scoles of Mount Vernon; five nephews; maternal grandmother, Evelyn Mavis of Howard; and life companion, Brenda Henson of Carthage, Miss.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter; paternal grandparents, Raymond and Bessie Scoles; and maternal grandfather, Robert Mavis.
The family will observe a private memorial service. The Mark Seepe Funeral Home and Crematorium of Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arthur R. Trimble II
UTICA — Arthur R. Trimble II, 64, of Utica died March 28, 2004, at Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark.
He was born June 14, 1939, in Parkersburg, W.Va., to Arthur R. and Dorothy A. (Anderson) Trimble. He was a member of I.B.E.W. Local 683 at Columbus.
He is survived by his wife, Janice (Morris) Trimble of Utica; sons, John Timothy Collins of St. Louisville and Arthur R. Trimble III of Heath; daughters, Pamela (Jeff) Rowley of Croton and Patricia Collins of Utica; seven grandchildren; brothers, John, Robert and Charles Trimble, all of Parkersburg, W.Va., and Steve (Beverly) Trimble of Mineral Wells, W.Va.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, where funeral will be Wednesday at noon. Burial will follow in South Lawn Cemetery.