Ellen L. Elliott
MARENGO — Ellen L. Elliott, 79, of Marengo passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005.
She was born April 8, 1926, in Virginia to Ervin J. and Bertha M. (Woods) Compton. The homemaker moved to Marengo in 1974 from Columbus. She was a member of the Sparta Advent Christian Church.
Surviving are her husband, Dick Elliott; daughter, Shirley (James) Rupp of Mount Gilead; sons, Frank E. Rowe of San Francisco, Calif., Bob Rowe of Sanford, Fla.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Clifford (Patricia) Compton of Howard; sister: Dorothy (Foster) Sanders of Mount Vernon; and brother-in-law, Roy Elliott of Mount Vernon.
She was preceded in death brothers, Dewey and Crawford; and sisters, Carol Fields and Opal Elliott.
Friends may call one hour prior to the funeral service to be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 229, Marengo. Pastor Rob Musick will officiate. Interment will follow in Bloomfield Cemetery, near Sparta.
Memorial contributions can be made to Gideon International, P.O. Box 832, Delaware, OH 43015. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Robert L. McCarty
MARENGO — Robert L. McCarty, 72, of Marengo passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn., surrounded by his family.
He was born on Sept. 18, 1933, in Marengo to Deltus and Mary A. (Babcock) McCarty. A graduate of Marengo High School Class of 1951 and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict, he retired in 1991 after 39 years as a Central Foreman with Ohio Bell Telephone.
A life member of American Legion Post 710, he held all of the office chairs for Post 710, District 6, and Department of Ohio, serving as State Commander of American Legion Department of Ohio in 1986-1987. He also served the Legion as an alternate for the National Executive Com. He was a member of the 40/8 Voiture, GOVA, Buckeye Boys State Commission, AMVETS Post 87, and Marengo United Methodist Church. Bob served on the Veterans Services Commission for Morrow County and was a former Marengo Village Councilman.
He was dedicated to fellow veterans and the American Legion, but family was always first in Bob’s life. He loved the Buckeyes, serving as an usher for both basketball and football home games. He enjoyed golfing, landscaping, vegetable gardening, and traveling to all 50 United States.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 51 years, Grace “Joan” (Fisher) McCarty; children, Cindy (Willie) McCurdy of Marengo, Keith (Pam) McCarty of Cardington, Van (Dave) Lehman of Sparta, nine grandchildren, Linda, Mandee, Kelly, Dana, Shaun, Dusty, Jason, Nichole, Dennis; five great-grandchildren, Alanna, Ryan, Jace, Cody, Dillon, Brothers: Ben of Florida, Kenneth (Faye) of Fallon, Nev., Paul (Lois) McCarty; and sister, Vivian Matthews of Marengo.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Melvyn in 1945.
Friends may call Saturday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. with American Legion service at 4 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where service will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Bev Hall will officiate. Interment, with military honors, will follow in Galena Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to American Legion Gifts for Yanks, 60 Big Run Road, Delaware, OH 43015; or the Marengo United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 126, Marengo, OH 43334. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Melvin Scott Sr.
GAMBIER — Melvin O. Scott Sr., 73, of Gambier died Sept. 19, 2005, at Morning View Care Center at Danville.
He was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Gambier to Charles Everett and Ethel May (Butler) Scott. He attended the Grove Church of Christ and was a member of the Knights of Pythias.
He is survived by a son, Melvin O. Scott Jr. of Los Angeles, Calif.; two daughters, Tula (Kenny II) Geog of Brinkhaven and Melsha (Robin) VanHouten of Danville; two brothers, Gordon (Karen) Scott and Dwight Rodney “Scotty” Scott, both of Mount Vernon; a sister, Mary (Conard) Allen of Mount Vernon; a grandson, Keith Michael Geog; and his former wife, Sharon Ann Scott of Gambier.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Ethel Jane Parker and Helen Marie Brookins; and an infant brother, Charles Everett Scott Jr.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the North-Dilley Funeral Home. The funeral will be Thursday at the Grove Church of Christ at 11 a.m., with Evangelist Jerold Tear officiating. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery.
This obituary, along with online guest registry page, may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.