Tamara K. Coe
PATASKALA — Tamara Kay “Tammy” Coe, 36, of Pataskala went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, at her residence with her beloved family by her side. A devoted wife, mother, daughter and sister.
She was born Aug. 4, 1970, in Columbus to James A. and Judy E. (Caplinger) Woods. She was a 1988 graduate of Groveport-Madison High School. She worked for Solution Staffing Co., and attended the First Baptist Church of Groveport.
She is survived by loving husband of five years, Jason; daughter, Grace Coe; stepson, Trent Coe; sister, Kimberly (Curt Berkhemer) Woods of Canal Winchester; nephews, Jordan and Tanner Berkhemer; mother-in-law, Judy Reid of Alexandria; father-in-law, Bill Coe of Centerburg; many aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.
Friends may visit Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, 650 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester. Funeral service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Groveport, 5521 Groveport Road, Groveport, with the Rev. Dr. Gregory Cooper officiating. Donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 929 Harrison Ave., Columbus, OH 43215 in her memory. Online condolences available to the family at www.spencefuneralhome.com.
Carey R. Glaze
CROTON — Carey R. Glaze, 91, of Croton died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, at Northview Senior Living Center in Johnstown.
He was born on April 15, 1915, in Croton to the late Frederick and Ethel (Grandstaff) Glaze and was a graduate of Hartford High School Class of 1932. A lifelong dairy farmer of Holstein cattle, he operated Carlyn Farms in Croton.
Heart broken, on Nov. 19, 2006, he was preceded in death by his devoted wife of 65 years, Fern E. (Bailey) Glaze; also preceded by a sister, Wilma Lane; a granddaughter; and numerous farm canine companions.
He is survived by three children, Raymond (Mary) Glaze of Spencerville, Judy (John) Braddock of Botkins and Anita (Don) Herlensky of Croton; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren, including expected twins.
Friends may call Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 p.m. at New Bethel Christian Union Church, 14144 Bethel Road SW, Croton, with Pastors Jon Dotson and Brian Grove officiating. Internment will follow in Trenton Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to his church’s building fund. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Cletus A. Miller
UTICA — Cletus A. Miller, 82, of Utica, Ohio, and Sarasota, Fla., died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at Bayfront Medical Center of accidental injuries.
He was born Feb. 1, 1924, in LaGrange County, Ind., the son of Amos S. and Edna (Yoder) Miller. On March 17, 1949, he married Esther Troyer who survives.
Cletus is survived by his wife of 57 years; two daughters, Enos and Joanna Gingerich of Rose Hill, Va., and Galen and Ruthann Garber of Conneautville, Pa.; two sons, Marion and Katie Miller of Stark City, Mo., and Paul Mark and Rosanna Miller of Utica; 21 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Ann Miller of Topeka, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, one grandson and one great-grandson.
Visitation for Cletus A. Miller will be today from 5 to 6 p.m. at Pinecraft. Service will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in Utica, with burial following on Saturday.
Matthew L. Spivey
MOUNT VERNON — Matthew L. Spivey, 50, of Mount Vernon passed away Dec. 19, 2006, after a month-long illness at OSU Medical Center.
He was born in Forrest, Miss., to Gladys Spivey and C.Q. Lyles. He then lived in New York City. He worked for Coalition for the Homeless. In 1992 he moved to Mount Vernon and worked for various restaurants including R&M’s Southside Diner and Friendly’s Restaurant.
He is survived by his mother, Gladys Spivey of Newark, N.J.; a son, Matthew Shand, and a granddaughter, Domonique Shand, both of Mount Vernon.
Calling hours will be Friday at 6 p.m., with a memorial service to follow at 7 at the Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to the Bakewells at 904 Howard St., Mount Vernon, in c/o Edward Jones Investments for the education of his granddaughter, Domonique.