Howard D. Bartram Memorial Service
FREDERICKTOWN — A memorial service for Howard D. Bartram will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Apple Valley Clubhouse. Friends may call at the clubhouse from 1 to 4 p.m.
Mr. Bartram, 55, died Aug. 25, 2004, at his residence in Fredericktown.
MOUNT GILEAD — Herbert Blair, 33, of Mount Gilead and formerly of Sunbury died unexpectedly Sept. 28, 2004.
He was born in Columbus on Feb. 13, 1971, to Gary (Sheryl Marx) Blair of Mount Gilead and Brenda (Jasper) Flanary of Mesa, Ariz. He was a graduate of Centerburg High School Class of 1989. Herb was skilled at building things with his hands and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sons, Michael and Matthew Blair of Newark; daughter, Amber Blair of Mount Vernon; and sister, Denise Simon of Sunbury.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; Herbert and Ival Blair and Bob and Doris Edwards.
Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Clifford Hill will officiate. Private family services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Irene Clippinger, 71, of Ames Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at her home.
She was born May 13, 1933, in Mount Vernon, the daughter of George and Mabel (Oldaker) White.
She is survived by her son, Timothy (Katie) Clippinger of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Vicky (Robert) Leybold of Mount Vernon and Brenda Clippinger of Fredericktown; three grandchildren, Ben Leybold, Alexandra Clippinger and Nick Clippinger; a sister, Annabel Robbins of Mount Vernon; a sister-in-law, Ruth Jean White of Ashland; a niece, Dixie Robertson of Mount Vernon; and two nephews, David White of Ashland and Curt Robbins of Mount Vernon.
Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene J. Clippinger; her parents; and three brothers, Wayne, Dwight and Dean White.
A graveside service will be Friday in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens at 11 a.m. The Rev. Mary Miller will officiate. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050. This obituary and guest registry can be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Earlene A. Frost
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Earlene A. Frost, 49, of Schaumburg, Ill., died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at The Laurels of Norworth, after a long battle with cancer.
Earlene was a skilled care nurse who spent her life helping others.
Surviving are her father, Earl Frost of Utica; two brothers, Michael (Nancy) Frost and Matthew (Melanie) Frost; sister, Tamara (Dale) Shelley; and nephews, Michael and Jonathon Frost.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Romaine Frost.
At Earlene’s request, services will be private. The Rutherford-Corbin Funeral Home at Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050.
Oliver H. Scott
MOUNT VERNON — Oliver H. Scott, 66, of Mount Vernon died Sept. 29, 2004, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
COSHOCTON — Alexandria Louise Thomas, infant daughter of Samantha Louise Thomas, was stillborn Sept. 28, 2004, at the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her grandparents, Ron and Laura Hayes of Coshocton; great-grandparents, Steve and Bev Thomas of Warsaw; great-grandmother, Gladys Spinks of Coshocton; an uncle, Matthew Thomas of Coshocton; an aunt, Kelsey Hayes of Coshocton; and many other great-uncles and great-aunts.
Graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the South Lawn Cemetery, Coshocton, with Pastor bob Pelfrey officiating. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alexandria L. Thomas Memorial Fund, in care of Bank One, Coshocton.
Harry E. Valler
MOUNT VERNON — Harry E. Valler, 93, of 1451 Gambier Road, Mount Vernon, and formerly of Fredericktown, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home.
He was born Jan. 19, 1911, in New Castle, Pa., to William and Orel Jane (Schultz) Valler. Mr. Valler worked as an accountant for Cooper Energy Services. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fredericktown and the Fredericktown Lions Club.
He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Lucille (Baxter) Alspach Valler; two sons, Harry (Kay) Valler Jr. of Granite Bay, Calif., and Michael E. (Trish) Valler of Kalispell, Mont.; a stepson, Donald (Deborah) Alspach of Marion; two stepdaughters, Doris (Kenneth) Johnson of Saratoga, Calif., and Lois (Andre) Faure of Encinitis, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Valler; a brother, Paul Valler; and two sisters, Eva and Irene.
Funeral will be Monday at 2 p.m. in the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown, where friends may call from noon until time of the service. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery at Fredericktown.
This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.