Alma L. Edwards
MARYSVILLE — Alma Leah Edwards, 75, of Marysville, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, at Doctors West Hospital in Columbus.
Alma was born Sept. 4, 1930, to Robert and Bertha (Cunuette) Poe in Lawrence County, Ky.
Alma Leah is survived by her daughters, Joyce (John) Stutler of Marengo, Karen (Bryan) Parker of Centerburg and Deborah (Charles) Meade of Johnstown; brother, William Poe of Marysville; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Alma Leah was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Edwards; son, Bob Edwards; and brother, Paul Poe.
The family will receive friends Thursday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown. Pastor Wes Baker will officiate.
Melvin P. Wineberg
MOUNT VERNON — Melvin Paul Wineberg, 90, passed away Feb. 6, 2006, at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon.
He was born Sept. 16, 1915, in Akron to Theodore Wineberg and Sophia Winscheimer. He was employed by Quaker Oats Co. for 44 years, much of the time as chief chemist, managed a chemical laboratory and traveled worldwide for the company. He was a lifetime member of the American Chemical Society, an expert golfer and card player, and an avid walker. He was a renaissance man, loved classical music and literature, and other sciences his entire adult life. He loved working outdoors, and was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He and his wife, Harriet, were host parents to two American Field Service sons, Theodore Daniels (from Panama, now Texas) and Miklos Gimes (from Switzerland).
He was married to Harriet (Bayle) Wineberg for 65 years.
He is survived by three sons, Ted Wineberg, Steve (Danette) Wineberg of Exeter, N.H., and Mike (Sylvia) Wineberg of Mount Vernon; six grandchildren, Bryan (Sarah), Jamie (Earl), Jay, Jeff, Kezia (Olivier) and Jess; and two great-grandchildren, Hannah and Kate.
Besides his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Andy Wineberg, as well as three sisters and four brothers.
There will be no calling hours. A brief service will be Thursday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. at the Country Club Retirement Campus in the Assisted Living Lobby. The Rev. Dr. Keith Stuart will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or the charity of one’s choice.
The North-Dilley Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. This obituary, along with an online registry, may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.