MOUNT VERNON — Brent Davis, 42, of Roosevelt Avenue, Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004.
He was born Sept. 27, 1961, in Mount Vernon and was a graduate of Northridge High School. Brent was an eight-year veteran of the U.S. Army, and was employed by Blubaugh Body and Frame in Mount Vernon. He was an avid hunter and sportsman and was a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle enthusiast.
He is survived by his wife, Kim (Mohn) Davis, whom he married April 9, 1993; his son, Garrett Davis of the home; his mother, Sherry Rhoads Davis of Mount Vernon; his father, Thomas (Nancy) Davis of New Straitsville; maternal grandparents, Laurence and Mildred Rhoads of Mount Vernon; his brother, Eric (Melanie Yost) Davis of Mount Vernon; his sister, Gretchen (Doug) Hawk of Granville; nieces and nephews, Erica Davis, Madison Davis, Jason Tice, Ethan Hawk, Cooper Hawk and Calloway Hawk; and his father- and mother-in-law, Fred and Janet Mohn of Mount Vernon.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Joe and Helen Davis.
Friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, where funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Dan Whisner will officiate. Burial, with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050. To send a condolence to the family or read this obituary online go to www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Thelma Grubaugh, 82, of Mount Vernon died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at the Whispering Hills Care Center in Mount Vernon. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
Russell H. Hulse
MOUNT VERNON — Russell Harvey Hulse, 77, of Mount Vernon died Sept. 25, 2004, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
He was born May 18, 1927, in Fredericktown to Carl and Effie (McKinstry) Hulse. He was a member of the Central Church of Christ and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He retired in 1977, after serving 34 years at the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.
He is survived by his wife, Miriam (Morey) Hulse, to whom he had been married 30 years; a brother, Charles (Adrienne) Hulse of Reynoldsburg; three sisters, Wilma Johnson and Jean (James) Goudy, both of Mount Vernon, and June Magers of Galion; a sister-in-law, Mildred Hulse of Fredericktown; and a special friend, Linda Cookman of Gambier.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Hoy Hulse.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Mount Liberty Cemetery with Mark Hulse officiating. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. This obituary may be viewed online at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Central Church of Christ, 1005 Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon 43050.
William H. Rhodes
MOUNT VERNON — William H. Rhodes, 83, of Mount Vernon died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at the Country Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
Shirley S. Yocum
MOUNT VERNON — Shirley S. Yocum, 68, of Mount Vernon died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus following an extended illness.
Shirley was born May 22, 1936, at Graysville in Monroe County to George and Mildred (McCollum) Green and had lived most of her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. She was a former employee of Flxible Corp. in Loudonville, Martin Memorial Hospital and Cooper Energy Services, both in Mount Vernon. She was a member of the Newark Road Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband, Mearl Yocum, whom she married May 25, 1957; two daughters, Debbie (Mark) Tilmant and Cathy Bostwick, both of Mount Vernon; two sons, Jeff (Gloria) Yocum of Altoona, Fla., and Robert (Kathy) Yocum of Marengo; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four brothers, Richard Green of Florida, and Don Green, Jack Green and Bill Green, all of Mount Vernon; three sisters, Norma Meadows, Beth Christianson and Kay Miller, all of Mount Vernon; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, where friends may call one hour before the service.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or the Central Ohio Kidney Foundation. This obituary is online and condolences can be sent to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.