Goldie I. Bower
MOUNT VERNON — Goldie I. Bower, 74, of Mount Vernon passed away Thursday night, Oct. 5, 2006, at the Knox Community Hospital. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Eloise P. Campbell
MOUNT VERNON — Eloise P. Campbell, 84, of Mount Vernon died Oct. 5, 2006, at Knox Community Hospital.
She was born June 4, 1922, in Morgan County to Paul B. and Gladys (Combs) Rex Sr. She was a member of the Utica United Methodist Church and active with Utica and Mulberry Street United Methodist Church women’s groups. She was a member and past matron of Glenwood Chapter 303, OES, and a grand representative of Ohio to the Massachusetts Eastern Star; also a member and a charter member of the Utica Community Guild and former co-owner of Campbell’s Coin Laundry. Eloise enjoyed various crafting and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Robert E. Campbell; a son, Ronald E. Campbell of Mount Vernon; a daughter, Marcia L. (Frank) Nold of Kansas City, Kan.; three grandchildren, Shelly (Kris) Knapp, Robert Eric (Michelle) Campbell and Ashley Campbell; two great-grandchildren, Allyson E. and Abigail B. Knapp; and a sister, Lois (Lawrence) McGough of Mount Vernon.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Harlan L. and Paul B. Rex; and a granddaughter, Tracy Ann Campbell.
Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the North-Dilley Funeral Home, with a Ohio Eastern Star Service at 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Utica United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ric Harvel officiating. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made in Eloise’s name to the Arthritis Foundation of Knox County, 1615 Yauger Road, Suite C-19, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary along with an online condolence page may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
SHREVE — Roger Wells, 70, of 190 W. Robinson St., Shreve, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at Majora Lane Care Center in Millersburg. He was the father of Donna (Mark) Hochstetler of Mount Vernon.
Services will be held Monday, Oct. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Shreve United Methodist Church with the Rev. Craig Redecker officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Shreve. Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Schlabach Funeral Home in Shreve is handling arrangements. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1130, Fairfax, VA 22038-1130; or to the CSB Memorial Fund, Roger Wells Scholarship Fund, c/o CSB, 333 W. South St., Shreve, OH 44676.
He was born Nov. 20, 1935, in Holmes County to Hershel and Hazel (Leckrone) Wells, and married Marilyn Neiswander on May 13, 1956. She survives.
He was a member of the Shreve Volunteer Fire Department, had been a 4-H advisor and he played in the Shreve Fastpitch program. He was a member of the Shreve Presbyterian Church. He organized the Triway Summer Girls Fastpitch Program, and for the past 40 years managed the Shreve Men’s Fastpitch Team. He had been a Cub Scout Master, and was a member of the Triway Music Boosters. He worked for Mason Drilling for 35 years, and following retirement, worked for Ken Oil oil and gas producers.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two children, Deb (Guy) Lilley of Shreve and Denny (Jody) Wells of Shreve; six grandchildren, Shannon, John (Kim) and Miranda Lilley, Mallory and Wade Wells and Robyn Hochstetler; a great-grandson, Owen Lilley; and a brother, Ronald (Barb) Wells of Big Prairie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Doug Wells; and two brothers, Robert and Richard.
Paulette L. Williams
HOWARD — Paulette L. Williams, 58, of Apple Valley, Howard, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
Paulette was born Jan. 19, 1948, at Fremont to Paul Edward and Geraldine Louise (Bagley) Williams and was a graduate of Oak Lawn Community High School in Oak Lawn, Ill.. Paulette was a member of the Green Oak Reformed Church in Oak Lawn, Ill. She had been an active leader in the AWANA program for many years and was an avid doll collector. Paulette was retired from CNA Insurance in data management and most recently was employed in customer service by Kmart in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are her brothers, Ronald (Sharon) Williams of Steger, Ill., Thomas (Sunny) Williams of Crown Point, Ind., and Lonnie (Jill) Williams of Streamwood, Ill.; her sister, Karen Williams of Surprise, Ariz.; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends may call Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, where funeral service will be Monday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Mary Miller officiating and the Rev. James Huntington assisting. Burial will follow at Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5555 Frontz Road, Dublin, OH 43017. To send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.