Kilby K. Davis
MADISONVILLE, Tenn. — Kilby Kermit Davis, 88 of Madisonville, Tenn., died May 13, 2005, at his home.
He was born June 30, 1916, in Clintwood, Va., to Lonza and Sally V. (Rakes) Davis. A deacon at the Free Will Baptist and Sunday School teacher, he retired from Belmont Casket Co.
Surviving are his wife, Melvina (Kaylor) Davis; daughters, Judy (Richard) Nichols of Madisonville, Tenn., and Barbara (Steve) Clark of LaFayette, Ga.; sons, Charles (Yolanda) Davis of Mount Vernon and Sharon (Suzy) Davis of Newark; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Kathleen (Glenn) Cruise of Pearisburg, Va., and Nadine Farmer of Columbus; brothers, Edmond (Lillian) Beverly of Abingdon, Va., Franklin (Janice) Beverly and Arnold (Jane) Beverly, both of Galena.
He was preceded in death by son, Ronnie G. Davis.
Friends may call Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at 61, Sunbury, where funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Free Will Baptist Family Ministries, 90 Stanley Lane, Greeneville, TN 37743. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Helen E. Griffin
MOUNT VERNON — Helen E. Griffin, 77, of Old Mansfield Road, Mount Vernon, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2005, at The Inn at HillenVale in Mount Vernon.
She was born Feb. 23, 1928, in Charleston, W.Va., to Ernest and Hattie (Randolph) Facemyer. Helen retired in 1992 after 34 years of employment as a licensed practical nurse with Knox Community Hospital and Martin Memorial Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was a member of the Mount Vernon Seventh-day Adventist City Church. Helen had served as a volunteer with the Mount Vernon Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School library and the A.C.T.S. Community Service Center. She was very proud to have served as past president of the Licensed Practical Nurse Association of Ohio.
She is survived by her son, Rodger (Paula) Griffin of Chandler, Ariz.; a daughter, Karen (John) Feltman of Mount Vernon; two grandchildren, Kevin (Andrea) Feltman and Rodger (Christina) Griffin II; two great-grandchildren, Chandler Griffin and Alexis Griffin; father of her children, Gordon Griffin; two brothers, Kenneth (Jeannie) Facemyer of Danville and Larry (Virginia) Facemyer of Howard; five sisters, Ann Crouse of Mount Vernon, Mildred Counts of Mansfield, Wilma (Earl) Ferguson of Fredericktown, Anna Clark of Mount Vernon and Shirley (Tom) Lepley of Gambier; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Selba Jean Watts and Esther O’Byrne.
Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, where a funeral service will be Monday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Lou Toscano will officiate. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Joe ‘Pop’ Hubbard
CENTERBURG — Joe T. “Pop” Hubbard, 98, of Centerburg died May 12, 2005, at Country View Nursing Center in Sunbury.
He was born in Buchanan County, Va., on March 18, 1907, to John Henry and Laura (McGlothin) Hubbard. Joe was a retired farmer and foundry worker from General Casting in Delaware and member of Local 413. He was a former police chief and fire chief in Galena.
He is survived by his wife, Susie Hubbard of Delaware; son, Jack (Brenda) Hubbard of Sparta; daughters, Emily (Rudy) Friece of Marengo, Delores Miller and Phyllis (Junior) Sparks of Delaware, Rhonda (Dan) Davidson of Centerburg; 15 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; and brother, Hank Hubbard.
He was preceded in death by daughter, Crystal Hubbard; grandson, Shane; a great-grandchild; eight brothers; and eight sisters.
Friends may call Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at 61, Sunbury, where service will be held Monday at 1 p.m., with Rev. Crate Sparks officiating. Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984 Coffman Road, Newark, OH 43055.