Robert E. Buirley
JACKSON CENTER — Robert E. Buirley, 81, of Jackson Center died Nov. 10, 2004, at The Pavilion in Sidney.
He was born April 22, 1923, in Jackson Center to Chester L. and Hazel G. (Sidle) Buirley. He retired from Western Southern Life Insurance Co. and was a naval Air Force veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church and Scherer Post 493 American Legion, both in Jackson Center.
He is survived by his wife, Helen (Moser), whom he married on June 20, 1945; a daughter, Sharon Lenhart of Jackson Center; a son, Michael (Pamela) Buirley of Gambier; five grandchildren, Shawn Lenhart, Amy Wallace, Matthew Buirley, Kris Buirley and Rachael Buirley; two great-granddaughters, Anna Wallace and Cate Wallace; and a sister, Alice (Paul) Howard of Atlantis, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Jackson Center. Pastor Dennis King will officiate. Interment will be in Glen Cemetery at Port Jefferson with military services. Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Van Horn Funeral Home, Jackson Center, and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church and Sidney Kidney Center. Condolences may be expressed online at www.vanhornfuneralhome.com.
Phyllis J. Parsons Memorial Notice
DANVILLE — A graveside service will be held Sunday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m. in Prairie Township Cemetery at Holmesville for Phyllis Jean (Baker) Parsons, 81, of Cline Road, Danville, who passed away peacefully Nov. 9, 2004, at her home. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is handling the arrangements.
Lewis W. Scott
MOUNT VERNON — Lewis Wesley Scott, 79, of Greenway Drive, Mount Vernon, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004.
He was born Jan. 19, 1925, in Gambier to Lewis W. and Melvia (Wharton) Scott. Mr. Scott retired from Columbia Gas after 46 years of employment. He was a member of the Grove Church of Christ and coached in the Mount Vernon Little League and Babe Ruth baseball association for many years. Mr. Scott served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.
He is survived by his loving wife, Hazel (Biggs) Scott; a daughter, Brenda (Ted) Grindstaff of Heath; four grandchildren, Chad Grindstaff, Melissa Grindstaff, Amanda Grindstaff and Dylan Scott; and two sisters, Mary Mechling of Middletown and Edith Collins of New Jersey.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Ricky L. Scott; two brothers, Russell Scott and Robert Scott; and two sisters, Gert Ransom and Ann Elbert.
Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon. A funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Grove Church of Christ, Gambier. Mr. Jerold Tear will officiate. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Madcap Memorial Fund, c/o Mark Leonard, First-Knox National Bank, 1 S. Main St., Mount Vernon 43050. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Ray J. Stringfellow
MOUNT VERNON — Ray J. Stringfellow, 85, of Mount Vernon died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon. The full obituary is online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.