Beatrice A. Berg
HOMER — A graveside service for Beatrice A. Berg, 86, of Homer will be held Friday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m. at Homer Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Liggett officiating.
Bea died Sept. 18, 2006, at her residence. She was born Feb. 22, 1920, in Homer to the late Gail E. and Hazel L. (Davis) Hatfield. She was a registered nurse and graduate of Mount Carmel School of Nursing, retired from the State Hospital Mount Vernon, member of the D.A.R., Homer Garden Club and the Homer Historical Society.
Bea is survived by her husband of 63 years, Joseph W. Berg of Homer; son and daughter-in-law, Howard Gail and Peggy Berg of Manassas, Va.; three grandsons, Jeffrey (Belinda) Berg of Sidney, Australia, Jason (Tory) Berg of Rome, Italy, Justin Berg of Centreville, Va., and David (Sandy) Berg of Carlisle, Pa., who was raised like a son by Bea and Joe.
She is preceded in death by sister, Helen Ashbaugh.
Friends may call Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica. Contributions, if desired, may be made to the Homer Fire Dept. P.O. Box 8 or the Homer Library P.O. Box 49, Homer, OH 43027.
Faye G. Brooks
MOUNT VERNON — Faye G. Brooks, 85, of Mount Vernon passed away on Sept. 18, 2006, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
She was born on April 17, 1921, in Cutler to Forrest G. and Gladys (Mathers) Antill.
She is survived a brother, Charles F. (Ceetta) Antill of Mount Vernon.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard T. Brooks, in 1979; three brothers, Foster R., Forrest D. and Chester F. Antill; and a sister, Frances G. Peck.
At her request there will be no calling hours. Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Cemetery in Gambier with Pastor Dan Whisner officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in Faye’s name to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark, OH 43055. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. This obituary along with an online guest registry page may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Bob Canterbury, 75, of North Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon, passed away on Monday, Sept. 18, 2006, at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born on Feb. 26, 1931, in Charleston, W.Va., the son of the late Roland and Nora (Eary) Canterbury. Bob was a retired assistant lockmaster for the Army Corps of Engineers in West Virginia and a Methodist minister. He was also a member of the Beulah United Methodist Church in Bangs. He was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Navy. Bob had a passion in life for his antique cars.
Surviving Bob are his wife, Jean (Yarman) Canterbury, whom he married on March 8, 1979; sons, Mike (Debbie) Canterbury of Mount Vernon, Randy Canterbury and his companion, Cloyd McManis of Fredericktown and Rocky (Tammie) Canterbury of Mount Vernon; two stepsons; two stepdaughters; and 21 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to Bob’s parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Cecil, Harry and Edward; and sisters, Catherine, Virginia and Frances.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 2 p.m. in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with Mike Canterbury officiating. Military graveside services will be provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is caring for the family with these arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To view this obituary or to leave an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Eleanor Phillips, 80, of Mount Vernon died Sept. 13, 2006, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 15, 1925, in Cambridge to Frank and Virginia Gerdau.
She is survived by two daughters, Janice (Tom) Bell of Reynoldsburg and Barbara (Dennis) Newton of Fredericktown; a son, Ronald (Ann) Phillips of Cambridge; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Robert Phillips Jr.
There will be no calling hours. A private family service will be held at a later date. The North-Dilley Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1105 Mount Vernon Ave., Marion, OH 44302; or the American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, P.O. Box 163549: Columbus, OH 43216.
This obituary along with an online registry may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Ruth Smith of Hopewell Road, Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home.
Wanda L. Stevens
UTICA — A funeral service for Wanda Louise Stevens, 88, of Utica, will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, with the Rev. Torrie Front presiding. Interment to follow in Wilson Cemetery.
Mrs. Stevens, a homemaker, died Sept. 17, 2006, at L.P.N. Nursing Home. She was born April 20, 1918, in Utica, to Marshall and Hallie Dunlap. Wanda was a longtime member of High Water Congregational Church, UCC.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Russell Stevens.
She is survived by sister, Marie Yoakam of Homer; several nieces and nephews; many good friends and neighbors.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions to High Water Congregational Church, 1213 Dutch Lane, Newark, OH 43055. To sign an online guest book, visit www.bruckerkishlerfuneralhome.com and click guest book/obituary.