F. Wayne Curtis
UTICA — A funeral service for F. Wayne Curtis, 79, of Utica will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Utica Presbyterian Church with Dallas Dryburgh officiating. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery, Mount Vernon.
Wayne died Dec. 30, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon. He was born Sept. 22, 1926, in Mount Vernon to the late Roy and Gladys (Arrington) Curtis.
He was a member of the Utica Presbyterian Church, UTK Club, Sertoma, Utica E.M.S. Board, Utica Athletic Hall of Fame, Licking Lodge 291 Utica, Scottish Rite of Licking County, Past President and Ambassador for the County, Aladdin Shrine Temple Columbus, active member of the Provost Unit and member of Baldwin, Licking and Utica Shrine clubs.
Wayne retired from Licking Rural Electric in 1991 after 35 years of service.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Robert Wayne and Aletia Curtis of Utica; daughter and son-in-law, Diane Elaine and Gary Benson of Utica; grandchildren, Robbie Alan (Claudine) Curtis of Homer, Curtis Lee Kidd, Marissa, Robby and Eddie, all of Utica; great-grandchildren, Clay and Brant Curtis of Homer; sisters-in-law, Mary M. (Dr. James) McCann of Mount Vernon and Carol I. (Gene R.) Marston of Utica.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores D. (Seavolt) Curtis, who died Jan. 23, 2001; brother, Gerald Curtis; and sisters, Vivian Teele and Mildred Rice.
Contributions may be made to Utica Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 606, Utica, OH 43080.
Friends may call Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, where a Masonic service will be held at 6:30 p.m.
Terry L. Frye
DILLON, S.C. — Services for Terry Lee Frye will be Sunday at 3 p.m. in Open Door Community Church, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Dillon, S.C.
Mr. Frye, 53, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at his residence.
Born in Mount Vernon on Jan. 9, 1952, he was the son of Duane and Janet (Doup) Frye. He was a member of Open Door Community Church, and was employed with Wellman Industries for the last 20 years. He loved God, his grandchildren and golf.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Kimberly Ann Frye of Dillon; daughters, Amber Nicole Frye and Emily Davis, both of Dillon; brother, Dr. Larry Frye of Mount Vernon; sister, Patricia Merillat of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Terrence Dupree Frye, Tanner Austin Davis, Paislee Anne Davis, and his future granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The Cooper Funeral Home at Dillon, S.C., is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to McLeod Hospice, 555 E. Cheves St., Florence, SC 29501.
Ellen L. Martin
BRINKHAVEN — Ellen LaVaughn Martin, 77, of Dodd Road, Brinkhaven, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
She was born Oct. 10, 1928, in Akron to the late Charles D. and Marguerite (Titus) Lesley. On June 30, 1949, she married William H. Martin.
She is survived by her husband, William “Bill”; a daughter; Wanda Lore of Byron, Ga.; two sons, Larry and Michael Martin of Danville; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Carl Lesley of Tampa, Fla.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a twin sister, Helen Elliott.
A funeral service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Burial will be in Workman Cemetery. This obituary can be viewed online at fischerfuneralhome.com.
NEW ALBANY — Carl Peterman, 90, of New Albany, formerly of Stump Street in Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, at the New Albany Care Center.
He was born Jan. 6, 1915, in Newark to Franklin and Myrtle (Stage) Peterman. Mr. Peterman was a retired agent for The Columbus Dispatch and State Liquor Department.
He is survived by three sons, Jim Peterman, John Carl Peterman and Richard Peterman; and a sister, Frances Hoskinson.
The family will observe services at a later date. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.
This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.