Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Persons Bohley
MEDINA — Dorothy “Dottie” Persons Bohley, 79, of Medina died Jan. 31, 2005, in Medina.
She was born April 20, 1925, in Magadore to Arthur and Leona Willis. Mrs. Bohley retired in 1987 after 32 years of service as office manager of Surgical Associates of Medina. Along with her husband, Paul, she helped manage Crestview Farms for more than 60 years. She was a member of Medina United Methodist Church, the Preiscille Circle of the Women’s Society, Welcome Wagon Hostess, Kings Daughters (Sunshine Circle), Winston Club, Medina Farm Bureau Council, auxiliary officer for the International Irrigation Association and York Home Builders.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Paul B. Bohley; daughter, Donna (Larry) Davis of Canal Winchester, son, the Rev. Keith P. (Linda) Bohley of Fredericktown; grandchildren, Sheryl (Dana) Warner, Bryan (Wendy) Davis and Jim (Jamie) Davis, Jason (Christine), James, Jonathon (Kellie) and Jared Bohley; great-grandchildren, Devin, Ryan, Darek, Dylan, Kevin, Benjamin, Zachary, Catherine Mae and Kyle; and sister, Miriam Reese of Champion.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Medina United Methodist Church, 260 S. Court St., Medina. Dr. David Tennant will officiate. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Medina United Methodist Church.
Helen E. Earl
MOUNT VERNON — Helen Edith Earl, 91, of East Chestnut Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
She was born Feb. 8, 1913, in Homestead, Pa., to Donald and Edith (Redshaw) Sutherland. Helen and her husband owned and operated Earl’s Beauty Shop in Mount Vernon before retiring in 1984. She was a 1933 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and attended the Capitol School of Beauty in Columbus. Helen was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and the Mount Vernon Country Club, where she was an outstanding golfer.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, James Lewis Earl; a brother, Donald Sutherland; and a sister, Winifred Bollinger.
A funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, where friends may call one hour prior. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
William Hogue Sr.
JOHNSTOWN — William H. Hogue Sr., 98, of Johnstown died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at Northview Senior Living Center.
Mr. Hogue was born Sept. 27, 1906, in Lewisville to Issac R. and Adda (DeVore) Hogue. He farmed all of his life in the Johnstown area; was an 80-year member of Croton United Methodist Church and 65-plus year member of the Mount Zion Masonic Lodge 9 F&AM at Mount Vernon. He was active in the Licking County 4-H as an advisor, was founder of Hartford Hustlers 4-H Club, and was on the board of directors of Central Ohio Milk Co-op and board of directors of the Federal Land Bank, and director of Licking County Junior Livestock Association.
Surviving are two sons, William “Bill” (Barbara) Hogue Jr. and Dick (Sue Ellen) Hogue, both of Croton; daughter, Beverly (Eddie) Payne of Johnstown; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia (Warner) Hogue; a daughter, Bonnie Jean Hogue; and one sister, Edna Hogue Wiles.
Family will receive friends Friday, Feb. 4, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown. The funeral will be Saturday, Feb. 5, at 9:30 a.m. at Croton United Methodist Church, 75 N. High St., Croton. Pastor Wes Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery, Centerburg.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Croton United Methodist Church or Hospice of Central Ohio. An online memorial will be located a crousekaubersammons.plan4ever.com.
Eva J. Huston
MOUNT VERNON — Eva Jane Huston, 94, formerly of Danville, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at the Country Club Retirement Campus.
She was born July 1, 1910, in Coshocton County to Ollie (Busenburg). In November 1928 she was married to Walter Huston.
She is survived by a daughter, Betty Jones of Mount Vernon; two granddaughters, Charlene Soroka of Seattle, Wash., and Dianne Althaus of Bluffton; great-grandchildren, Nicole Soroka and Jason Althaus; and a brother, Max Lawrence of Mount Vernon.
In addition to her mother and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Paul, Fay and Roy Lawrence.
A graveside service will be Saturday, Feb. 5, at 11 a.m. in Tiverton Cemetery. The Rev. Lloyd Miller will officiate. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Danville Fire Department, P.O. Box 526, Danville, OH 43014; or Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
Brent R. Jones
MOUNT VERNON — Brent Robert Jones, 21, of Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at the Metro Health Hospital in Cleveland. He is now in the loving arms of our Lord, Jesus.
Brent was born April 24, 1983, in Mount Vernon to his loving parents Phillip and Janet (Wagner) Jones. Brent graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 2001, where he served on student council, was a member of the National Honor Society and was a Hugh O’Brien Youth Conference representative. Brent was due to graduate in May 2005 from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea. He was an honor student majoring in biology pre-med and had hoped to attend The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in the fall. Brent was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and the Mount Vernon First Church of the Nazarene.
Brent will always be remembered for his gentle, sweet spirit. He loved his family, his fiancee and all of God’s creatures. He also loved working for Dr. Susan Peters and Dr. Richard Ramseyer.
Besides his loving parents, he is survived by his brother, Brian (Cortney) Jones of San Diego, Calif.; grandparents, Robert and Barbara Wagner of Zanesville, and Clement and Esther Jones of Zanesville; his beloved fiancee, Heidi Elizabeth Schermer and the Schermer family; aunts and uncles, Pam (Tom) Agin of Reynoldsburg, Carolyn (Rick) Searls of Newark, David (Linda) Jones of Pickerington, Kathy (Bill) Godwin of Zanesville and Jeff (Robin) Jones of Maryland; cousins, John, Annie, Scott, Brad, Angie, Amy, Matt, Aaron, Sarah, Anna, Ben, Clarke and Kallie; and his “beloved furry babies,” Indy, Abby, Cindy, Anakin, Manny, Ginger and Buddy.
He was preceded in death by his beloved cousin, Cpl. Todd Godwin, who died serving his country in Iraq in July 2004.
Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Church of the Nazarene, 807 Coshocton Ave., Mount Vernon, where a funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Mikel Norris will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Gambier. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Humane Society, 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Marian Cleaver McCluskey
SHERWOOD, Wis. — Marian Cleaver McCluskey, 90, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, in Sherwood, Wis., where she had lived for the last two years near her son, Jon Anthony McCluskey.
She spent most of her childhood in Newark, moving to Knox County to marry David Charles McCluskey on Jan. 1, 1937. They settled in Mount Vernon and after World War II moved to Gambier. She was the first hostess at Jim Hayes’ Village Inn Restaurant in Gambier. During the 1950s she was clerk of both the Village of Gambier and Gambier Board of Education. Her name is on the dedication plaque at the Gambier Community Center, built as an elementary school. She also served on the board of the Knox County Children’s Home. David was a lifelong employee of Shelmar-Betner. The couple moved to Chicago when David was transferred there to work in the offices of Continental Can after it acquired Shelmar-Betner. After early retirement in the late 1960s, the couple moved to Sarasota, Fla. After David’s death in 1986, Marian lived in Sarasota until moving to Sherwood.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Bonnie, and her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Cy Wainscott of Gambier. Survivors include two grandchildren, Paige Richards and her husband, Erik, of Milwaukee, and Charles McCluskey of Menasha, Wis.; and two great-grandchildren, Sadie and Stella Richards; a sister, Mary Elizabeth Loughman, and sister-in-law, Ruth Cleaver, both of Sarasota; and nieces, Suzanne Jukes of Sarasota and Janice Ray of Warrensburg, Mo.
There will be no services. The family requests donations be made to The Salvation Army winter heating program.
The Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior St., Appleton, Wis., is in charge of arrangements.
Marvine R. Mowery
MOUNT VERNON — Marvine R. Mowery, 82, of Mount Vernon died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
She was born April 3, 1922, in Centerburg to Winfred and Pearl (Jennings) White and had spent her lifetime in the Knox County area. Marvine had been a cook for several restaurants in the Mount Vernon area.
Surviving are her husband, Guy G. Mowery, whom she married June 8, 1940; her daughter, Jane (Willie) Cobern of Johnsville; her son, Charles Mowery of Mount Vernon; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and her sister-in-law, Carrie White of Centerburg.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Becky Fry; a son, Jack M. Mowery; and four brothers, Ray White, Earl White, Austin White and Chuck White.
Funeral service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Gene Lilly officiating. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery at Centerburg. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour before the funeral service.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice. This obituary and online condolences to the family are at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Luneta ‘Mae’ Muncie
NEWARK — Luneta “Mae” Muncie, born Nov. 3, 1921, died Feb. 1, 2005, at LPN Health Care Center in Newark.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m. at the Moreland Funeral Home, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville. There will be no visitation.
Mae was the mother of nine children and was preceded in death by her husband, Fred V. Muncie; a daughter, Bonnie; and son, James A. Muncie.
She is survived by sons, Fred R. (Gloria) Muncie of Mansfield, Texas, Jerry N. (Joann) Muncie of Alexandria and Burt A. (Rose) Muncie of Prescott, Ariz.; daughters, Dora J. Patterson of Columbus, Toni A. (Merrill) Rhodes of Prescott, Ariz., Rebecca M. (John) Danflous of Columbus and Connie S. (Kenney) McNichols of Newark; 25 grandchildren; and 56 great-grandchildren.
Mae was associated with Jehovah’s Witnesses since 1956 and looks forward to the Bible’s promise of a global paradise, and the hope of being reunited with family and friends. She will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved her.
The family of Mae would like to thank Hospice of Central Ohio for their wonderful care.