James P. Corcoran
GREENFIELD — James P. Corcoran, 89, of Greenfield died March 6, 2006, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
He was born April 22, 1916, in Lancaster to Daniel and Binnie (Primrose) Corcoran. He was a World War II Army veteran.
He is survived by three sons, Michael (Michele) Corcoran of Bedford, N.H., Kevin Corcoran of Emmett, Idaho, and Brian (Antoinette) Corcoran of McCall, Idaho; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Daniel (Beverly) Corcoran of Chagrin Falls.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn, in 1991; and a sister, Maxine Williams.
There will be no calling hours. Graveside service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in Bladensburg Cemetery, with Mr. Ben McKinstry officiating. The Harris-Dilley Funeral Home of Bladensburg is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. This obituary, along with an online guest registry page, may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
James B. Green
UTICA — Family and friends are invited to a graveside service Friday, March 10, at 1 p.m. in Bell Cemetery for James B. Green, 67, of Utica. Pastor Ben McKinstry will officiate.
Jim died March 6, 2006, at Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark. He was born March 3, 1939, in Woodsfield to Harold C. and Mary (Lovett) Green. He loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Birdie (Green) Woosley of Utica, Jamie (Green) and Jason Dague of Centerburg; brother, Daniel Green of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Lonny King, Lynette King and Joe Woosley, all of Utica, and Samantha Dague, Nicole Dague and Dalton Dague, all of Centerburg; and lifelong companion, Wanda Norrocky.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Harold C. Green Jr.; and sister, Martha Sue Meadows.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to 14502 Dunlap Road, Utica, OH 43080. The Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, assisted the family with arrangements.
MOUNT VERNON — Elsbeth Hilliard, 79, of Sychar Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
She was born June 15, 1926, in Germany.
Her good friends and caretakers, Annette McNamara and Dee Dee Bergs of Mount Vernon, survive her.
There will be a private graveside service held at a later date in Mound View Cemetery. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Stevie ‘Wally’ Mabe
MOUNT VERNON — Stevie J. “Wally” Mabe, 50, of Mount Vernon died Monday, March 6, 2006, at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
He was born March 8, 1955, in Richlands, Va., and had lived in the Fredericktown and Mount Vernon areas since 1960. Wally attended Fredericktown High School and the Knox County Career Center, and had been employed as a truck driver. He loved his family and enjoyed riding Harley-Davidson Motorcycles. Wally was a member of the Mount Vernon Moose Lodge and the Eagles Lodge in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are his wife, Kathy M. (Harding) Mabe; his children, Jeff (Laura) Mabe and Julie Mabe, both of Mount Vernon, and Denise (Dale) Bowman of Perrysville; stepchildren, Charles Harris and Bridget Harris, both of the home; nine grandchildren; his mother, Viola (Elswick) Mabe of Fredericktown; brothers, Leff Mabe of West Augusta, Va., and James Mabe of Fredericktown; sisters, Nell (Jerry) Clevenger of Harmon, Va., and Louise Barbour of Bonita Springs, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his father, Willie W. Mabe; and three brothers, Witten Mabe, Randy Mabe and Claude Mabe.
Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, where funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Keith McLaughlin will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery at Gambier.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family. To view this obituary and to send condolences to the family visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
James E. Parrott
MOUNT VERNON — Rebbe (Rev.) James (Yisroel) E. Parrott, 87, of Mount Vernon died March 4, 2006, at Knox Community Hospital. He was born June 20, 1918, in Coxton (Harlan County) Ky., to Rev. William and Virgie (Gill) Parrott.
Rabbi James E. Parrott was a co-founder with his wife of Deliverance Today Synagogue organization in Mount Vernon, Ohio. He served the Jewish Community and the public for 57 years as an ordained Rabbi and minister. He began 11 congregations across the United States. Touching the hearts of thousands around the world. He supported many orphanages and Yeshiva’s in Israel. He was a proud Honorary Member of the “Silver Menorah Club” for Wings of Eagles with Rabbi Eckstein rescuing Russian Jews, also a honorary supporter of The Jewish National Fund and of the Yad VaShem, Jerusalem, Israel and Washington, D.C.’s, Holocaust Museum. He belonged to Simeon Wisenthal’s outreach.
Rabbi Parrott helped to lay the foundation financially for the Washington, D.C.’s, Holocaust Museum. He was a member of B’nai B’rith, Jewish War Veterans and The World Jewish Congress!
He was a World War II Army veteran with two Purple Hearts, two Bronze Stars and a case full of metals. A lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans.
He was a 32nd Degree Mason and member of the Beckley Masonic Lodge 95 in Beckley, W.Va.
Mr. Parrott received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Deliverance Today for his ministry; as an author of several books, songs, videos, cassette tapes and a TV commercial.
He is survived by his wife, Rabbi Freda Doshia (Clayborne) Parrott, to whom he had been married for 32 years; two sons, James E. (Chae) Parrott Jr. of Vandalia, Ohio, and Danny Lee Parrott of Ohio; two daughters, Anna (Allen) Myers and Ruth Ella (Erwine) Conrad, both of West Virginia; a brother William Parrott of Beckley, W.Va.; three sisters, Rev. Beulah Pack of Beckley, W.Va., Rev. Lucille Conrad of Dallas, Texas, and Rev. Emma Jean (Don) Perry-Beatty of Cincinnati; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Roscoe Parrott; a sister, Ruth Ella Parrott; and his former wife, Viola Parrott.
A wake will be held Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Deliverance Today Synagogue, 101 Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio. Masonic services will follow calling hours. Funeral services will be Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Deliverance Today with Rabbi Elliot Klayman and Rabbi Doshia Parrott officiating. Burial with military honors will be conducted by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Deliverance Today, 101 Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. This obituary along with an online guest registry page may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Jeri ‘Sue’ Thompson
DELAWARE — Jeri “Sue” Thompson, 53, of Delaware passed away Monday evening, March 6, 2006, at her residence.
She was born May 14, 1952, in Mount Vernon to James and Harriet (Taylor) Schmidt. A 30-year resident of Delaware, she enjoyed gardening, was a staunch OSU fan, and was a member of the Tuesday Night Pool Shooters League at ’Bout Time. She was a graduate of Mount Vernon High School and Mount Carmel College of Nursing. She was a nurse at the Marysville Reformatory for Women.
She is survived by her husband, David; a son, Jeremy (Monica) of Delaware; a son, Charley, and daughter, Cassie, at home; four grandchildren, Taylor, Hannah, Payton and Jaxson Thompson; her mother of Mount Vernon; and two brothers, David Schmidt of Columbus and Bob Schmidt of Westerville.
She was preceded in death by her father.
The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rodman Neeper Funeral Home Bennett Brown Delaware Chapel, 92 N. Sandusky St., Delaware, where service will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Rick Negel of the Berlin Presbyterian Church will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Kidney Foundation or Hospice at Grady.
J. Wesley White
MURRIETA, Calif. — John Wesley White, 89, of Murrieta, Calif., passed away surrounded by his family on March 5, 2006, due to natural causes.
Wesley is survived by his wife, Eunice (Crabtree); son, John (RaeLynn); two daughters, Evelyn (David) Hampton and Cathy (Jon) Risner; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Martha Hendrickson, Dorothy Harris, Murl Parks and Billie Rutherford.
Wesley was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.
He will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts.
Services will be Friday morning, March 10, in Lake County, Calif.