HOWARD — Betty Holdbrook, 77, of Schenck Creek Road, Howard, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at her residence. She was born July 18, 1927, in Mount Vernon to George and Minnie (Layman) Beckholt. Mrs. Holdbrook worked as an operator for United Telephone. She had attended Grove Church of Christ.
She is survived by her daughter, Connie (Dan) Trace of Howard; three grandchildren, Lisa Sheller, Heidi (John) Hatfield and Trevor (Brenda) Trace; seven great-grandchildren, Alicia, Corey, Trace, Lauren, Ty, Emma and Logan; three brothers, George (Martha) Beckholt of Gambier and Gene (Marilyn) Beckholt and Art (Wanetta) Beckholt, both of Mount Vernon.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles “Bud” Holdbrook; two brothers, Charles Beckholt and Harold Beckholt; and three sisters, Hazel Curtis, Dorothy Beatty and Bessie Rockwell.
Friends may call Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral will follow at 1 p.m. Mr. Jerold Tear will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Charles R. Jackson
WARSAW — Charles R. Jackson, 82, of 705 Blissfield Road, Warsaw, died Sept. 15, 2004, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 4, 1922, in Little Birch, W.Va., to Ballard and Josie (Wilson) Jackson. He was retired form the excavating business and a member of the New Beginnings Church of God in Warsaw.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred (Eick) Jackson, whom he married April 11, 1998; four daughters, Laura (Harry) McGrew, Carolyn (Dave) Roderick and Beverly Brown of Warsaw, and Barbara (Dale) Foster of Coshocton; two sons, Gerald “Buck” (Joyce) Jackson and Jimmy (Karen) Jackson of Warsaw; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Laura Laflin of West Lafayette; three brothers, Guy Jackson of Newark, Donald Jackson of West Lafayette and Elmer Jackson of Arizona.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Edith (Martin) Jackson. She died May 28, 1997. He was also preceded in death by a son, Larry Jackson; a brother, Howard Jackson; and an infant brother.
There will be no calling hours. Graveside service will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the Darling Run Cemetery near Warsaw. Pastors Bill Dunfee and Bob Hill will officiate. Graveside military services will be conducted by the Coshocton County Joint Veterans Council.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Coshocton County, P.O. Box 1284, Coshocton 43812. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling the arrangements.