C. ‘Doug’ Bratton
COSHOCTON — Charles Douglas “Doug” Bratton, 75, of Township 67B, Coshocton, died June 8, 2006, at his residence.
The funeral will be Monday, June 12, 2006, at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw, with Larry Fox and Pastor Paul Schwab officiating. Burial will be Coshocton County Memory Gardens with graveside military service conducted by the Coshocton County Joint Veterans Council. Visitation will be Sunday, June 11, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and on Monday until the service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund at Calvary Baptist Church, 46621 U.S. 36, Coshocton, OH 43812; or Hospice of Coshocton County, P.O. Box 1284, Coshocton, OH 43812. Obituary may be viewed online at www.fischerfuneralhome.com.
Nicholas A. Horn
UTICA — A funeral service for Nicholas “Nick” A. Horn, 22, of Utica will be held Saturday, June 10, at 2 p.m. at Utica Church of Christ with Alan Pratt and Bruce Hissong officiating. Burial will follow in South Lawn Cemetery .
Nick died June 6, 2006, at Grant Medical Center, Columbus. He was born Oct. 5, 1983, in Mount Vernon to John M. and Julie L. (Parks) Horn Jr. He graduated from Utica High School/Licking County JVS.
Nick had a zest for life and loved his family and friends. His greatest joy was his son, Logan. He especially enjoyed coaching for the Heath Middle School wrestling team last year and was looking forward to coaching them again this year. He loved to be outdoors boating with his friends and family and he also enjoyed working on cars and trucks. Nick’s loving spirit will live on through all the lives he has touched. Nick gave the gift of life through organ donation.
He is survived by his mother and father, John and Julie Horn Jr. of Utica; son, Logan Horn; brother and sister-in-law, Chris and Sarah Horn of Howard; sister and brother-in-law, Ashley and Kristopher McInturff of Utica; nephews, Peyton Horn and Riley McInturff; and maternal grandmother, Donna and Byron Miesse of Pataskala; aunts, uncles and many cousins.
Those who wish may contribute to a trust fund for the education of his son, Logan Horn, through any Park National Bank branch.
Friends may call today from 5 to 9 p.m. at Utica Church of Christ, 115 N. Central Ave.
Law-Baker Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Jack C. Parker
MOUNT VERNON — Jack C. Parker, 82, of Mount Vernon died June 8, 2006, at the Knox Community Hospital.
He was born July 6, 1923, in Mount Vernon to Floyd M. and Stella (Booth) Parker. He was a member of the Gay Street United Methodist Church. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, and retired in 1976, after serving 28 years as a Mount Vernon city firefighter.
He is survived by two daughters, Kimberly Dohn of Mount Vernon and Lori (Jeff) Dorton of Hamilton; two sons, David (Pam) Parker of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and Dann (Robin) Parker of Cadiz, Ky.; eight grandchildren, Jenna (David) Thorman, Joey (Janet) Dohn, Amy (Troy) Neal, Jillian Dohn, Sara Dorton, Ashley (Jared) Young, Andrew Parker and Jody (Steve) Capitano; six great-grandchildren; two special friends, Marcia Wolf Parker of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and Brenda Fry of Mount Vernon.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Jane C. Parker, on June 10, 2005; a brother, Robert W. Parker; a sister, Marjorie Bierly; and granddaughter, Mary Katherine Dohn.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Gay Street United Methodist Church with the Rev. James E. Magaw officiating where friends may call one hour prior. A private graveside service will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. The North-Dilley Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or to the Gay Street United Methodist Church Living Memorial Fund, 18 N. Gay St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary, along with an online registry, may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Bertha F. Patterson
MOUNT VERNON— Bertha F. Patterson, 86, of Parrott Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2006, at her home.
She was born Feb. 10, 1920, in Amity, the daughter of Joseph and Mamie (Farquhar) Spellman.
She is survived by her husband, Walter Patterson; two sons, Roger Schneck of Mount Vernon and Barry (Bonnie) Schneck of Warsaw; a sister, Ethel Van Dover of Chandler, Ariz.; a sister-in-law, Arlene Spellman of Mount Vernon; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Bertha was preceded in death by two sisters, Frances Woods and Margery Cumberworth; and three brothers, Lee, Beryl and Forrest Spellman.
Friends may call today, June 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Mark Wildermuth officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050 This obituary and online condolences can be accessed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.