MOUNT VERNON — Lucille Daniels, 81, of Mount Vernon passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2005, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon.
Lucille was born Jan. 9, 1924, in Andover to Forest D. and Marie Josephine (Thayer) Maloney. She was a graduate of Andover High School in Ashtabula County and moved to the Mount Vernon area in 1943 from Illinois. She had been employed as a secretary at the Mount Vernon City Schools for 24 years.
Lucille was a member of the Owl Creek Baptist Church but had attended the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon, where she was active with the church choir. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution; Sorosis Club in Mount Vernon; Knox Chapter 236, Order of Eastern Star; and was a volunteer at Interchurch Social Services. Lucille lived an active lifestyle, participating in several card clubs and enjoyed golfing.
Surviving are her daughter, Dianne M. Daniels of Cary, N.C.; her four sons, Richard K. “Dan” Daniels of Utica, John E. (Jane) Daniels of Charleston, S.C., Thomas W. (Debbie) Daniels of Winter Garden, Fla., and Joel (Sally) Daniels II of Mount Vernon; 13 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and her three sisters, Esther Sager of Orlando, Fla., Marigold Hartman of Jefferson, Ohio, and Ruth Elmore of South Daytona, Fla.
Besides her parents, her husband, Edwin R. Daniels, preceded her in death in 1994.
Friends may call Wednesday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, where Knox Chapter 236, Order of Eastern Star, will conduct memorial services at 8 p.m. A funeral service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. David A. Baker officiating. Interment will follow in Owl Creek Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Owl Creek Baptist Church or to Interchurch Social Services. This obituary and online guest registry are at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Frank Highnam, 85, of Mount Vernon died Aug. 7, 2005, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
He was born May 13, 1920, in Brinkhaven to James Franklin and Edith Mae (Pealer) Highnam. He was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a World War II U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, member of the VFW Post 4027, the Moose Lodge and I.B.E.W. (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). Frank was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman and enjoyed rooting for his favorite teams the Cleveland Browns and the Cleveland Indians. He also was a former Little League coach.
He is survived by two sons, Paul F. (Jennifer) Highnam and Stephen (Nancy) Highnam, both of Mount Vernon; a daughter, Christine (Kenneth) Muroya of Denver, Colo.; a sister, Ruth Wise of Pennsylvania; a grandson, Sam Highnam; and three granddaughters, Kelli, Katie and Molly Highnam.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Highnam, in 2000; and a sister, Lillian Fairman.
Friends may call Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the North-Dilley Funeral Home, where funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Jamie Gump will officiate. Burial will be in Mound View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 110 E. Vine St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary, along with an online guest registry page, may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Wayne W. Mooney
MOUNT LIBERTY — Wayne William Mooney, 74, of Mount Liberty died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Mr. Mooney retired from PPG in Mount Vernon and the state of Ohio. He was a member of Advent Christian Church in Mount Liberty.
He is survived by his fiancee, Shirley Norman; children, Janet (Homer) Rogers of Mount Liberty, Roxanne Worley of Mount Liberty, and Steven W. Mooney and Luanne (Roger) Frye, both of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Anita (Bradford) McDaniel of Utica, Joseph M. Worley of Mount Liberty, Scott (Becky) Rogers of Mount Liberty, and Christopher L. Frye and Raymond W. Frye, both of Mount Vernon; great-grandchildren, Morgan W. McDaniel, Lindsay McDaniel, Shawn Rogers, Scarlett Rogers, Wyatt Rogers and Sarah Rogers; and a brother, Lowell E. (Shirleen) Mooney of Mount Liberty.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Florence Mooney.
Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 W. Church St., Centerburg. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Advent Christian Church, Columbus Road, Mount Liberty. Pastor Carl Hankins will officiate. Interment in Mount Liberty Cemetery.
Michelle L. Warters
JEROMESVILLE — Michelle Lynn Warters, 27, of 75 Township Road 75, Jeromesville, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at Cleveland Metro General Hospital as the result of a traffic accident.
She was born June 15, 1978, in Ashland, the daughter of Jesse James and Becky Sue (Briggs) Booher. She was a homemaker and lifelong resident of Ashland County.
She is survived by her husband, Dirk Warters, to whom she was married May 20, 1997; two sons, Jeremy Warters and Draven Warters, both of the home; her father, Jesse James Booher of Jeromesville; her mother and stepfather, Becky and Robert Kershner Jr. of Fredericktown; her maternal grandmother, Patsy Briggs of Ashland; her maternal great-grandmother, Lucille Thompson of Ashland; and two brothers, James Booher of West Salem and Jerry Booher of Fredericktown.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents and her maternal grandfather.
Funeral will be Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 11 a.m. at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Ivan Beatty will officiate. Burial will be in Ashland County Memorial Park.