MOUNT VERNON — Helen Clutter, 95, of Mount Vernon passed away Wednesday evening, Nov. 1, 2006, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home, Mount Vernon.
She was born Oct. 13, 1911, at Bladensburg, a daughter of William Clyde and Beatrice Ellen (Beach) Taylor. Helen was a homemaker and a member of the Brandon Baptist Church and the Rebekah Lodge.
Helen is survived by a daughter, Bonita (Fred) Zimmerman of Livonia, Mich.; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Neva Poterfield Elson of Mount Vernon.
In addition to her parents, her husband, J. Wayne Clutter; sons, Larry, Forrest and Max Clutter; a grandson, Timmy Clutter; and a brother, Dwight Taylor, preceded her in death.
The family will receive friends Monday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. until of time of service at 11 a.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. The Rev. Marvin Haught will officiate. Burial will follow in the Brandon Cemetery.
To view this obituary or leave an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Kathryn R. Collier
MOUNT VERNON — Kathryn Rose Collier, 86, of East Hamtramck Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Summerville at HillenVale in Mount Vernon. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home.
NEWARK — Esther Johnson Dawes, 94, daughter-in-law of Berman and Bertie Dawes, founders of The Dawes Arboretum, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006.
Esther was born August 1913, and stayed active with The Dawes Arboretum including attending events, concerts and board of trustee meetings.
She is survived by daughters, Mary Jane (Thomas) Bolon, Deborah (Frank) Fortkamp; son, Charles J. Dawes; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos Burr Dawes, whom she married June 13, 1933; and daughter, Sally Hauser.
Memorial service will be Saturday, Nov. 4, at 11:30 a.m. at the Broad Street Presbyterian Church, Columbus, where family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at The Dawes Arboretum Memorial area. The Schoedinger Midtown Chapel, Columbus, assisted the family.
Family requests no flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Road SE, Newark, OH 43056; Broad Street Presbyterian Church, 760 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43205; or Hospice of Mount Carmel, 1144 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215.
GROVE CITY — Stephanie Lynn (Wade) Donaldson, 32, of Grove City passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital.
She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Stephanie was a unit coordinator for Children’s Hospital, and formerly worked for the YMCA Grove City Branch.
Survivors include her husband, Eric; her daughters, Emma, Lindsay and Marin; parents, Randy (Carol) Wade and Debra Preen; brothers, Randy (Courtney) Wade and Corey (Kim) Mortimer; grandmothers, Evelyn Wade and Dorothy Wiggins; mother- and father-in-law, Rita and Harry Donaldson.
Friends may visit Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Spence-Miller Funeral Home, 2697 Columbus St., Grove City. Funeral Mass will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, with the Rev Father Kevin F. Lutz as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation, 24 Old Georgetown Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 in Stephanie’s memory. Online guest book is at www.spencemillerfuneralhome.com.
GAMBIER — Dr. William Hunter, 89, of Porter Road, Gambier, passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at his home. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
Gladys M. Valentine
CENTERBURG — Gladys M. Valentine, 78, of Centerburg entered her heavenly home on Oct. 31, 2006.
She was born June 17, 1928, in Logan County, W.Va., to the late Sylvia and John Barron. She was a graduate of Aracoma High School, Logan, W.Va., and the Huntington East School of Nursing. She lived in Huntington, W.Va., before moving to Centerburg, Ohio, in 2000. A licensed practical nurse for over 30 years, she retired from the Huntington VA Medical Center in 1989.
Gladys leaves to remember and cherish her memories, daughters, Judy (Bill) Mackey and Jean Dennis; grandchildren, Michele, Monique, Sharron and Alfeia; great-grandchildren, Jaron, DeJuana, Ciera, Alex and Isabella; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Rosie and Ethel; and brother, Napoleon.
Friends may call today from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 W. Church St., Centerburg, where service will be held Saturday, Nov. 4, at 10:30 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to service. Pastor Dwayne Hubbard will officiate. Interment will be in Eastview Cemetery, Centerburg.