Corinne Y. Ansel
MOUNT VERNON — Corinne Y. “Corky” Ansel, 80, of Gambier Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Monday, March 27, 2006, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon.
She was born Oct. 7, 1925, in Mount Vernon to the late Roscoe and Martha (Moxley) Parker. Corky had attended the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon.
She is survived by her loving family, a son, Trent (Janet) Ansel of Howard; a daughter, Trudy Ansel of Vermillion; 10 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Ansel; and a sister, Maxine Miller.
A graveside service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Leon Hartwig officiating. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Robert A.L. Mercer
FREDERICKTOWN — Robert A. L. Mercer, 66, of Fredericktown died Monday morning, March 27, 2006, of a heart attack while driving a MOTA van near Danville.
Robert was born May 15, 1939, at Pike, W.Va., to Labon and Velma Madge (Kelly) Mercer and had been a resident of Knox County since 1959. He was a graduate of Pensboro High School in Pensboro, W.Va. Robert retired from Weyerhaeuser Corp. in Mount Vernon where he had been employed as a supervisor for 37 years. The Mid-Ohio Transit Authority for the past three years had employed him, as a driver. Robert attended St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon. He was a member of the Mount Vernon Eagles Lodge and the Colonial City Moose Lodge in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are his wife, Rose (Eal) Zeller Mercer; his son, David Allen Mercer of Mount Vernon; a stepson, Joe Zeller of Mount Vernon; two stepdaughters, Theresa Cockrell and Lori Rudrick, both of Fredericktown; six grandchildren; and his brother and sister-in-law, Billy Rex and Carol Mercer of Marietta.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown, where funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Richard Snoke officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 163549, Columbus, OH 43216. This obituary and to send a condolence online to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Danny E. Peck
MOUNT VERNON — Danny Edward Peck, 56, of North Gay Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Monday, March 27, 2006, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital.
He was born Jan. 29, 1950, in Buchanon County, Va., to Pled E. and Gladiola (Hughes) Peck. Danny was employed as an assembler at the Jervis-Webb Co. from which he retired in 2004 after 13 years of service. He attended the Colonial City Baptist Church and was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army from 1969-71.
He is survived by his wife of over 26 years, Kim (Marti) Peck; two sons, Matthew and Nathan Peck, both of Mount Vernon; a brother, Jerry (Emily) Peck of Mount Vernon; three sisters, Mary Conant, Betty Bockover and Sue Parnell, all of Mount Vernon; his father-in-law, Louis J. Marti of Mount Vernon; brothers-in-law, Gerald L. Marti of Mount Vernon and Rick D. (Mari) Marti of Bellville; and sister-in-law, Judy (Darrell) Keener of Utica.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Friends may call today from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Dan Whisner officiating. Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry can be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
William K. Prindle
HOWARD — William K. “Ken” Prindle, 87, of Howard passed away Monday, March 27, 2006, at the Knox Community Hospital.
He was born Jan. 25, 1919, in Sugar Hill, Pa., the son of the late William and Maude (Giest) Prindle, and had been a resident of the Knox County area for 60 years. William was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the European Theatre of World War II. He was retired from Continental Can, where he had worked for 38 years as a machinist. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias, and was also a member of the Presbyterian Church in Sugar Hill, Pa.
William is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Virginia (Hill) Prindle, whom he married April 21, 1946; a brother-in-law, Harry (Adeline) Hill of Mount Vernon; a nephew, John (Cheryl) Hill of Westerville; a niece, Joanne (Brian) Marshall of Westerville; and a special cousin, Norma Simpson of Howard.
Friends may call today from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, where a funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Revs. Chris De Lozier and Ben McKinstry officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Howard Christian Church, 12440 Mary St., Howard, OH 43028; or to the Danville Emergency Squad, Walnut Street, Danville, OH 43014. To view this obituary and to leave an online condolence, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
UTICA — A funeral service for Everett Wicker, 82, of Utica will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home with the Rev. Crate Sparks officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Homer Cemetery.
He was born April 2, 1923, in Grayson, Ky., to the late John and Haley (Justice) Wicker. He was a member of Fairview Free Will Baptist Church and an ordained deacon.
Everett passed away March 28, 2006, at Mount Carmel East, Columbus. He served his country in the U.S. Army in World War II. He retired from American National Can.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lucille Wicker of Utica; three sons, Kenneth (Lori) Wicker of Fredericktown, Larry Wicker of Utica and Dave Wicker of Sadieville, Ky.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mildred Wicker of Carey, Ohio; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, two sisters and five brothers.
Friends may call Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home, 34 N. Main St., Utica.
MOUNT VERNON — Evelyn L. Dickerson Zimmerman, 88, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Columbus, died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon.
Evelyn was born Dec. 3, 1917, in New Bethlehem, Pa., to Howard and Alice (Stewart) Aiken. She was a graduate of Andrews School for Girls in Willoughby, Ohio. Evelyn had been employed as office manager for the Columbus office of March & McLennan Companies before her retirement. She was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Robert Moss of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren, Karin Lee of Johnstown, Tina Davis and Bob Moss, both of Howard, Amanda Dickerson of Boston and John Dickerson of Dayton; six great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Susan Dickerson McCoy of Dayton.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husbands, Willis E. “Wick” Dickerson and Omar Zimmerman; her son, Donn Dickerson; a brother, Howard Aiken; and a sister, Helen Milburn.
Private burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery in Columbus. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is assisting the family with arrangements. This obituary and to send a condolence online to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.