BETHESDA — Elizabeth “Libby” Brown, 95, of Bethesda died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, at Wheeling Hospital.
She was born Sept. 5, 1910, in Bethesda, a daughter of George and Margaret (Moore) Brown. Libby was a former teacher in Lafferty and later worked as an Ohio State University Extension agent serving Knox County for many years. She attended Muskingum College and graduated from Ohio State University. She also attended Columbia University after graduation. She was a member of many organizations, including the Knox County Genealogical Society.
She is survived by many cousins.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Brown and Margery (Jerry) Brown; a brother, William (Bill) Brown.
Friends will be received Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 322 N. Main St., Bethesda, where services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Morristown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Morristown Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 128 Morristown, OH 43759; or the Belmont County Historical Society, P.O. Box 434 Barnesville, OH 43713.
Wilfred H. Horn
MOUNT VERNON — Wilfred H. Horn, 88, of Old Delaware Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005, at the Country Court Nursing Center. The arrangements are under the direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Vernon.
Abraham D. Miller
BUTLER — Abraham D. Miller, 2-year-old son of Daniel A. and Ella W. (Hostetler) Miller, died Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 9, 2005 at his family’s farm at 19241 Butler Road, Butler, from injuries of a farm accident.
A happy and spirited little Amish boy, Abraham was born Oct. 18, 2003, at Mount Eaton, and spent his life on their Pike Township, Knox County farm.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by three brothers, Andrew Miller, Samuel Miller and Johnny Miller; two sisters, Erma Miller and Naomi Miller; paternal grandparents, Abe M. and Erma (Yoder) Miller of Loudonville; maternal grandparents, William and Elizabeth (Miller) Hostetler of Butler; great-grandparents, Eli D. and Sarah A. (Burkholder) Yoder of Millersburg and Fannie (Yoder) Hostetler of Fredericksburg.
The family will receive friends this evening, Nov. 10, and all day Friday, Nov. 11, at their Butler Road home. The funeral service will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, at 9 a.m. at the family home. Bishop Nelson Kauffman will officiate. Burial will follow in Yoder Cemetery in Knox County.
The Bellville Snyder Funeral Home is serving the family with funeral arrangements.
Shirley E. Miller
MOUNT VERNON — Shirley E. Miller, 79, of 38 Woodberry Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away at her home with her family present on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005.
She was born Oct. 17, 1926, in Dayton to Wilbur C. and Gladys E. (Bowser) Holp. Shirley was an avid Ohio State Athletics fan, attended the Lutheran Church, and was a graduate of the New Lebanon Dixie High School.
She is survived by two sons, Kent (Susan) Miller of Mount Vernon and Todd (Donna) Miller of Tallahassee, Fla.; a daughter, Marsha (Dave) Tumbilson of Miamisburg; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Wilbur “Bud” (Loretta) Holp of Evergreen, Colo.; and a sister, Gloria (Don) Etter of Brookville.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Miller; and a grandson, David Bradley Tumbilson.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be Friday, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m. in Holp Cemetery near Farmersville. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon; or to a charity of one’s choice. This obituary and guest registry can be reviewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
SUNBURY — Michael Sample, 49, of Sunbury died Wednesday evening, Nov. 9, 2005 in Mount Vernon. Arrangements will be announced by the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Lee Wright Jr.
FREDERICKTOWN — Lee Wright Jr., 68, of Fredericktown died unexpectedly early Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, 2005, of surgical complications.
Lee was born Aug. 18, 1937, in Sunbury to Lee Sr. and Almeda (Hayes) Wright. He was raised in Columbus and resided there for over 25 years before moving to Fredericktown.
Lee leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of almost 46 years, Ora (Rose) Wright; daughters, Atheline Fields of Fredericktown and Aileen Fields of Marengo; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and one on the way; brother, Richard Wright of Washington Courthouse; and a niece and nephew.
In addition to his parents, Lee was preceded in death by his sister, Susanna Wright.
The family will greet friends Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where funeral service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Jonathon Mitchell will officiate and burial will follow in Marengo Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Mid-Ohio Chapter, 1550 Old Henderson Road, Suite W-101, Columbus, OH 43220. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.