Timothy A. Bales
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Timothy Alan Bales, 56, of Knoxville, Tenn., and formerly of Mount Vernon, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006, at his residence.
He was born July 4, 1949, in West Terre Haute, Ind., to the late Donald and Rosemary (Beauchamt) Bales. Tim had worked as a computer programmer for Wendy’s International.
He is survived by two daughters, Amanda Marohl of Mount Vernon and Cari Michelle Harmless of Terre Haute, Ind.; three grandchildren, Lindsay Marohl, Trent Marohl and Kellie Darling; a brother, Donald (Brenda) Bales; and nephews, Ronnie and Donnie Bales.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Bales.
A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date at the Green Valley Southern Baptist Church. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Doris Ruth Lifer
FREDERICKTOWN — Doris Ruth Lifer, 74, of Fredericktown died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006, at her residence following a four-month illness.
Doris was born July 15, 1931, in Fredericktown to Marion and Fern (Steele) Dailey, was a graduate of Amity High School and had lived her lifetime in the Loudonville and Fredericktown areas. She was a member of the Perrysville Baptist Church and the Chesterville Quilter’s Club.
Surviving are her daughter, Diane Lifer of Fredericktown; her sons, Douglas Lifer and Duane Lifer, both of Fredericktown; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; her second loving mother, Annabell Dailey of Loudonville; her sister, Norma Jean (Carl) Hardesty of Loudonville; two brothers, Dean (Ronda) Stoner of Perrysville and Gene (Sherry) Stoner of Fitchville; and her sister-in-law, Gloria Dailey of Newark.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Lifer; and her brother, Richard Dailey.
There will be no calling hours. Graveside services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Ankenytown Owl Creek Cemetery with the Rev. H.E. “Howdie” Burnett officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To view this obituary and to send a condolence online to the family visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Garrick B. Tuttle
LOUDONVILLE — Garrick Bradford Tuttle, 16, of Loudonville died Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, from injuries received in a motor vehicle accident on State Route 60. Garrick was known to many as a loving, compassionate, and helpful person.
He was born Jan. 17, 1989, and was the son of Chris and Pamela (Adrian) Tuttle. He was a junior at Loudonville High School and was a varsity member of the LHS wrestling team, competing as a heavyweight. He participated in the LHS track team, football team and choir. He was a member of the Loudonville Summer Swim Team and the Livestock Club, as well as the FFA during his freshman and sophomore years. Garrick enjoyed mud-running in his Bronco and quad with friends. He was active in the Loudonville Methodist Church and the New Hope Community Church.
Garrick is survived by his parents, Chris and Pam Tuttle of Loudonville; three brothers, Zachary D., Alex and Isaac Tuttle, at home; maternal grandmother, Sylvia Adrian of Loudonville; five aunts, Deborah Brezouski of Ravenna, Carol Adrian and Kenny Barnette of Virginia, Laura and Chris Segraves of Howard, Mary Buren of Loudonville, and Gay Biffath and Stan Deibert of Columbus; six uncles, Rick Adrian of Wisconsin, Alan Adrian of Newark, George Adrian of Danville, Joe Adrian of Mount Vernon, Jeff and Cindy Adrian of Mount Vernon and Jim Adrian of Howard. Garrick is also survived by many cousins, all of whom share wonderful memories with him.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Virginia and Glenn Bradford Tuttle; his maternal grandfather, George L. Adrian; maternal great-grandmother, Irene Thomas; one uncle, Glenn Tuttle; and two cousins, Andrea and Bryan Wolfe.
Garrick loved his family and friends very much and was always very affectionate. He was a great role model and mentor to all who knew him. Garrick loved life, and was rarely seen without a smile on his face. His warm spirit influenced everyone he met. He was a ray of light to all who knew him and was always the life of the party. Garrick could brighten anyone’s day with just a few simple words. He was protective of his family and friends and hated seeing anyone down. Garrick truly was a kid whose heart was three times too large for his body. Garrick will be dearly missed by all those he left behind. May God bless his soul.
Funeral service will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Zion Lutheran Church, Loudonville, with the Rev. Patrick Bailey of North Bend Church of the Brethren and the Rev. Charles Hill of New Hope Community Church, officiating. Burial will be in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Garrick Tuttle Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Farmers & Savings Bank, 120 N. Water St., Loudonville, OH 44842. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.Byerly-Lindsey.com.