MOUNT VERNON — Julia Bumpus, 73, of Concord Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, at her home.
She was born Oct. 7, 1931, in Mount Vernon to William and Estella (Frye) Mossholder. Mrs. Bumpus was a 1950 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and had been employed with Cooper Energy Services and Knox County Vision Care, both of Mount Vernon. Nothing was more important to Julia than spending quality time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, George Bumpus; two daughters, Vicki (Steve) Balazs of Mount Vernon, Tamara (Jim) Zehentbauer of Poway, Calif.; five grandchildren, Aubrey Balazs, Brooke Balazs, Kendra Zehentbauer, Kelsey Zehentbauer, Joe Zehentbauer; a brother-in-law, Charles Hammond of Muskegon, Mich.; and a sister-in-law, Wanda Mossholder of Mesquite, Texas.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by four sisters, Alice Franz, Rowena Krempel, Alberta Adams, Helen Hammond; and two brothers, Gordon Mossholder and Joe Mossholder.
Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, where a prayer service will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Ted Thomas as celebrant. 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.
Larry D. Lang
NORWICH — Lawrence D. “Larry” Lang, 48, of Norwich died in the emergency room at the Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at 8:45 p.m.
He was born Jan. 15, 1957, in Mount Vernon, the son of Clyde “Merle” and Dixie (Wyer) Lang. Mr. Lang was a foreman for the former Gene Hazen and Sons Excavating Co. He was a member of the Norwich Presbyterian Church. Larry was a caring friend with everybody he came in contact with and was a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.
Surviving are his wife, Deborah L. (Beckley) Lang, whom he married Nov. 15, 1977, of the home; his parents, Merle and Dixie Lang of Zanesville; one daughter, Bethany (Bradley) Dudley of Cambridge; one son, Cameron D. Lang, and friend, Kim, of Zanesville; one sister, Vickie (Jerry) Vermillion of Mount Vernon; one brother, Timothy Lang of Zanesville; a half sister, Janet (Ronnie) Steinbrook of Chillicothe; half brother, Jack (Marti) Lang of Kingston; two grandchildren, Dalton Dudley and Kobe Dudley; two nieces, Kimberly Vermillion and Ashley Beckley; one nephew, Nicholas Beckley; and a special aunt, Floss.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Merle Lang Jr.
Friends may call 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville, where funeral service will be at Sunday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m., with Sister Bernadetta Selinsky officiating. Burial will follow in Dresden Cemetery.
To send a note of condolence to the family go to www.bolin-dierkesfuneralhome.com.
Avis M. Pierce
BUTLER — Avis M. Pierce, 84, of Butler died Sept. 15, 2005, at Country Court, Mount Vernon. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Snyder Funeral Home, Fredericktown.
CEDARVILLE — Edward Schroeder, 96, of Cedarville went home to dwell with his Lord Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005.
He was born Sept. 2, 1909, in Winnipeg, Canada, the son of Christian and Christina (Nehring) Schroeder. He was a member of the Gay Street United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon and faithfully attended the Cedarville United Presbyterian Church. Mr. Schroeder retired as a hospital administrator from University Hospital of Cleveland and Mercy Hospital in Mount Vernon. He enjoyed music, gardening and most of all will be remembered as a caring and loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Drs. Janet and Victor Ellsworth of Little Rock, Ark.; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert C. and Mary Jo Schroeder Sr. of Cedarville; four grandchildren, Maj. Robert C. (Kathleen) Schroeder Jr., Katherine (Matt) Barner, Dr. Linda (Eric) Myerholtz and William (Alicia) Schroeder; seven great-grandchildren, Andrew, Alex, Haley, Zachary, Elizabeth, Emily, David; numerous nieces and nephews; and special companion, Marilyn Bennett.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Edna Schroeder in 1996; six sisters, Louise, Millie, Emma, Lid, Elsie and Edith; three brothers, Henry, August and Arthur.
Family and friends will gather Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Cedarville United Presbyterian Church, 30 W. Chillicothe St., with memorial service beginning at 1 p.m. with Pastor Drew Elling officiating. Burial will be Monday, Sept. 19, 2005, in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Twinsburg. The family is being served by the Littleton and Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Cedarville United Presbyterian Church, 30 W. Chillicothe St., Cedarville, OH 45314. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.littletonandrue.com.
Marcia M. Wheelen
MARENGO — Marcia Marie Wheelen, 69, of Marengo passed away Sept. 15, 2005, at Morrow Manor in Chesterville.
She was born June 15, 1936, in Columbus to Charles C. and Gladys M. (Rhodes) McCarty. She graduated in 1954 from Bexley High School and from The Ohio State University School of Nursing with honors. A clinical teacher of nursing at Columbus State, she retired from nursing with the Morrow County Health Department. She was a member of Marengo United Methodist Church .
Surviving are her husband, Troy; daughters, Pandora S. Logsdon of Dayton, Diana M. Wheelen of U.S. Peace Corps in Ukraine, Mary A. Thompson of Fayetteville, N.C.; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; sister, Carolyn S. May of Columbus; and brother, Charles McCarty of Fresno, Calif.
Friends may call Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Marengo United Methodist Church where the service will follow at 2 p.m. The Rev. Beverly Hall will officiate. Interment will be in Butter Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.