Elwood Caudill Sr.
GALENA — Elwood Caudill Sr., 91, of Galena died Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 7, 2004, at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
He was born March 19, 1913, in Argillite, Ky., to William and Hattie (Roark) Caudill. He moved to the Galena area in 1930 from Columbus. Elwood owned and operated Sandusky Street Barber Shop in Delaware.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Hazel V. (Ervine); sons, Elwood Jr. (Donna) and James (Bonnie) Caudill of Sunbury; daughter, Betty M. Strouth of Galena; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Delbert and Ellis Caudill.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by infant daughter, Wilma Jean; grandchildren, Jeffrey A. and Susan J. Strouth; brothers, Kelly, John, Aaron and Terry; sisters, Beulah Hamilton, Alpha Moore, Eva Caudill and Bessie DeVol.
Friends may call Friday 6 from 8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury. Graveside service will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Burnside Cemetery with the Rev. Carol Weiss officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to Delaware County Nutrition Program, 818 Bowtown Road, Delaware 43015. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Mabel I. Chipps
CHESTERVILLE — Mabel I. Chipps, 84, of Chesterville died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, in Morrow Manor in Chesterville.
She was born Aug. 30, 1920, in Harmony Township to Franklin Delano and Nina Enola (Rinehart) Chipps.
Mabel is survived by a sister, Mary E. Jones of Chesterville; nieces, Joanna Gregory, Sue James, Mickey Jones, Charlotte Chipps, Christine Rasmussen, Candy Rogers and Cindy Clark; nephews, John Brent “Butch” Chipps, Dennis Chipps and Eric Chipps; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, John and Arthur Chipps; and a nephew, John David “Jack” Jones.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Craven Funeral Home in Mount Gilead. The Revs. Jeannie Winters and Joseph Sopher will conduct the funeral there Saturday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Harmony Chapel United Methodist Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Rex F. Grave
WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Rex Francis Graves, 75, passed away Monday, Sept. 6, 2004, in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Rex was born Feb. 17, 1929, in Hartford City, Ind., to Andrew and Ethel (Wentz) Graves. He married Velma Margaret Wolford in July 1949 in Mount Vernon. He was a glasscutter for PPG for over 40 years. Rex was a member of the Elks Lodge in Wichita Falls and Mount Vernon, and was a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge in Mount Vernon.
Survivors include his daughters, Judy Daino of Burkburnett, Texas, and Dianne Hartwick of Sugarland, Texas; grandchildren, Brian Daino and Aimee Stuckey; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Flora Marley of Fort Worth, Texas, and Alice Wendell of Fort Wayne, Ind.; brothers, Floren Graves of Springhill, Fla., and Arthur Graves of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Velma.
Graveside service was conducted this morning at Crestview Memorial Park, with the Rev Harvey McMurry officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Hampton Vaughan Crestview of Wichita Falls, Texas.
Hazel M. Rousseau
MOUNT VERNON — Hazel M. Rousseau, 96, of North Main Street, Mount Vernon, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at Country Court Nursing Center.
She was born on March 8, 1908, in Westmoreland County, Pa., to James and Annabelle (Luce) Bamford. Mrs. Rousseau was a member of Gay Street United Methodist Church.
She is survived by two sons, James A. (Mary) Rousseau of Fredericktown and Clair Rousseau of Marion; a daughter, Emily (William) Vinck of Coal Center, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Elmer Bamford of Belle Vernon, Pa.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Rousseau; and four brothers, Garland Bamford, Austin Bamford, Vance Bamford and Floyd Bamford.
A funeral will be held Friday at 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, where friends may call two hours prior. The Rev. Gerald Bell will officiate. Burial will be in Belle Vernon Cemetery in Belle Vernon, Pa., at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mental Health Association of Knox County, 11 W. Gambier St., Mount Vernon 43050. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Thomas J. Shaw
MOUNT VERNON — Thomas J. Shaw, 78, of Mount Vernon died Monay, Sept. 6, 2004, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
He was born July 4, 1926, in Youngstown to James Leslie and Rubye (Smith) Shaw and had been a resident of Mount Vernon for the past 20 years. Tom was retired from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., where he had been employed as a bank examiner. Tom served with the U.S. Army during World War II when he was stationed in Germany. He was a member of the Al Souls Unitarian Universalist Church.
He is survived by his brother, John (Joan) Shaw of Basking Ridge, N.J.
There will be no calling hours. Service will be Sunday at 11:30 a.m. at the All Souls Universalist Church, 25 Church St., Bellville. Burial will be in Youngstown Memorial Gardens. Arraignments are under the care and direction of the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. This obituary and online condolences are at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Beulah Ulery, 84, of Mount Vernon passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at the Rose Garden Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon.