Arthur H. Bumpus
WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE — Arthur Harrison Bumpus, 83, of 1892 Armbrust Road, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at Mount Carmel West Hospital in Columbus.
He was born on Oct. 23, 1922, in Tiverton Township, Coshocton County, to Harrison and Audrey (Kirch) Bumpus. He married Marilyn (Sicker) Bumpus on Aug. 3, 1963. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the 78th Division of the U.S. Army, earning a Purple Heart with two clusters, a Bronze Star with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantry Badge, and three Battle Stars. He was a member of VFW Post 4964, the Washington Court House American Legion, a 69-year member of the National Grange Patrons of Husbandry, and a past-president of the Ohio Hereford Association. He was a sales manager at the Marting Manufacturing Co. from 1959-79, and president of the Marting Manufacturing Co. from 1980 to his retirement in 1986. He was also a member of the Washington Court House Church of Christ, attended the Tiverton School, and graduated from Warsaw High School in 1940.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Bumpus of Washington Court House; a son, Chip “C.C.” Bumpus of Washington Court House; a daughter, Maggie (Brad) Craig of Jeffersonville; a granddaughter, Audrey Layne Craig of Jeffersonville; a grandson, Arthur Brayden Bumpus of Washington Court House; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw, with Minister Walter Tolley officiating. Burial will follow at Tiverton Cemetery, with graveside military rites performed by the Coshocton County Joint Veterans Council. Calling Hours are two hours prior to service time on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington Court House Church of Christ, 25 Mt. Olive Road, Washington Court House, OH 43160. This obituary may be viewed at www.fischerfuneralhome.com.
Mary L. Carter
LOUDONVILLE— Mary L. Carter, 85, of East Washington Street, Loudonville, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, in Samaritan Regional Medical System after a brief illness.
Mrs. Carter was born Aug. 30, 1920, in Loudonville, the daughter of William and Bessie (Toms) Arnholt. Mary was a homemaker and she had worked 17 years at Hartman Electric, Mansfield, and the former Kettering Hospital. She enjoyed traveling the United States and camping with her late husband, Earl, in their motor home. She also loved reading and crocheting.
She is survived by a son, Terry (Karen) Mercier of Woodinville, Wash.; two stepsons, Harold “Herbie” Carter of Mount Vernon and Russell Carter of Fredericktown; two stepdaughters, Roberta Carter of Long Beach, Calif., and Paula Smith of Mount Vernon; two granddaughters, Lindsay Mercier of Denver and Leslie Mercier of Tempe, Ariz.; and three stepgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband of 24 years, Leo “Frenchie” Mercier, in 1962; her second husband, Earl E. Carter, in 2003; her daughter, Donna Marie Mercier; two brothers, Grover and Gaylord Arnholt; and a sister, Grace Albertson.
The funeral service will be Thursday, Aug. 10, at 11 a.m. in Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Virginia Pflueger will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ashland County Cancer Association, 1200 E. Main St., Ashland, OH 44805. Online condolence may be made to www.byerly-lindsey.com.
COLUMBUS — A funeral service for Eileen Hickman Clyde, 82, of Columbus, formerly of Utica, will be Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. Beverly Hall will officiate. Burial will follow in South Lawn Cemetery, Utica.
Eileen died Aug. 6, 2006, at Bennington Glenn Nursing Center, Marengo. She was born Sept. 20, 1923, in Madison to Delbert W. and Maude (Kreager) Hickman. She was a member of Marengo United Methodist Church and former member of Christ Presbyterian Church, Columbus. Eileen retired from Lazarus and was a member of their 20 year club.
She is survived by her daughters, Sharrel K. (Ron) Mathess of Galloway and Susan E. (David) Rike of Columbus; four granddaughters, Kimberly (Ron) Barnhill of Fredericktown, Laurie (Dan) Rathburn of Columbus, Joann Murnane of Lewis Center, Jillian (Terry) Jooss of New Albany; sister, Ruth Ann (Russel) Biggs of Mount Vernon.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Paul W. Clyde, who died July 21, 1998; brothers, Dale Hickman and Paul Richard Hickman.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica.
Fred L. Daily
MOUNT VERNON — Fred L. Daily of Sycahr Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at the Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Flower-Snyder Funeral Home.
Samuel D. Greiner
MOUNT VERNON — Samuel D. Greiner, 74 of Mount Vernon died Aug. 4, 2006, at his residence.
He was born July 31, 1932, in Columbiana to George and Mildred (Mollenkoph) Greiner. Sam was a graduate of Ohio University in 1955. He attended on a football athletic scholarship and was a member of the O.U. Bobcat team that won the MAC Championship in 1953. He was proud of his service to his alma mater, where he received a Medal of Merit from the O.U. National Alumnae Association. He and Dorothy were members of the university’s Trustees Academy. He was a member of the Old Homestead Club and the Mount Vernon Country Club. Employed by Cooper Industries for 23 years, he later was an energy management consultant.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Boettner) Greiner, to whom he had been married 51 years; one son, Gerald (Michelle) Greiner of Hong Kong; one daughter, Lynn (Guy) Poland of Ignacio, Colo.; three grandchildren, Sam, Sara and Donald Greiner; one sister, Geraldine (John) Wood of Hellertown, Pa.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Greiner.
There will be no calling hours and the family will observe private services. The North-Dilley Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary along with an online registry may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
John Grennell II
MOUNT VERNON — John W. Grennell II, 71, of James Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at the Whispering Hills Care Center. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.