MILTON, Fla. — Betty Bevington Bumpus, 80, of Milton, Fla., formerly of Mount Vernon and Mansfield, died Sunday, March 25, 2007, at the Santa Rosa Nursing Home in Milton, Fla.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon. To view the obituary or leave an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
FREDERICKTOWN — James Currie, 83, of Fredericktown passed away Friday evening, March 23, 2007, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon after an extended illness.
Jim is survived by his wife, Lucy; daughters, Kathy Pinkney, Joanne Wilkinson and Jeannie Davis; son, Mike; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his sister, Lorraine.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Joyce; his parents; and his sister, Jan.
In accordance with Jim’s wishes there will be no calling hours or services. Interment will be in the Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown on a date to be determined. The Dowds-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 the family an online condolence visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Herbert Jones Jr.
SUNBURY — Herbert “Red” Jones Jr., 81, of Sunbury died Friday, March 23, 2007, at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
He was born in Portsmouth to Herbert and Martha (Fultz) Jones Sr. He attended school in Otway, Ohio. Drafted into the Air Force, he served during World War II as a radioman.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Alma (Koenig); daughters, Elaine (Rob) Wolfe and Donna (Ron) Butler; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, brother-in-law and sisters-in-law and many close friends.
He was preceded in death by son, Mark Jones; sisters, Vivian Kinnaman, Opal Fultz and Lillian Biggs.
Friends and family may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Carol Weiss officiating. Interment will follow with military honors provided by the Delaware County Veteran Association in Trenton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Condit Presbyterian Church, 15102 Hartford Road, Sunbury, OH; or Mount Carmel Hospice, 793 W. State St., Columbus, OH 43222-9988. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Michael Scott “Mike” King, 66, of Mount Vernon went to be home with the Lord on Saturday, March 24, 2007, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Mike was born April 6, 1940, in Williamson, W.Va., to Ross Dan King and Shelvia Marie (New) King. Mike had been a Baptist minister and also a painter and carpenter. He was a member and assisted at the Grace Baptist Church in Marengo. His hobbies included woodworking, reading and model trains, but his passion in life was his family, most especially playing golf with his sons.
Surviving are his wife, Shirley (Cordle) King, whom he married Oct. 29, 1957; his daughters and son-in-law, Diana and Terry Woods of Marengo and Teresa King of Edison; his sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Dawn King, David and Lori King, and Brian and Debra King, all of Gassaway, W.Va., Benjamin and Catasha King of Fredericktown and Daniel Scott Pyle of Mount Vernon; 27 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; his brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Delsie King of Sevierville, Tenn.; and his sister and brother-in-law, Tomma and Ken Bentley of Pataskala.
Besides his parents, his sister, Dorothy Pyle, preceded Mike in death.
Funeral services, officiated by Pastor James Courts, will be today at 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, where friends may call from 5 p.m. until the time of the funeral. Graveside committal services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Marengo Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Grace Baptist Church in Marengo. To view this obituary or send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Winifred B. Martin
MOUNT VERNON — Winifred B. Martin, 90, of Mount Vernon passed away Saturday morning, March 24, 2007, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon.
She was born July 22, 1916, in Greenup County, Ky., a daughter of the late Joseph Edward and Laura (Winters) Major. Mrs. Martin worked for many years in the retail business in the Portsmouth, Ohio, area.
Winifred is survived by her children, Millard (Roseanne) Martin of Fairview, N.C., and Judy (Dan) Dewald of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Debra (Kevin) Spearman, Paula Ann (Brian) Ray and Dwayne Martin; and five great-grandchildren; a sister, Alta Brandow of San Jose, Calif.; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Virgil, Ralph and Russell Major; and sisters, Mabel Berkley and Loraine Lyons.
The family will have a graveside service Wednesday, March 28, at 11 a.m. in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Jamie Gump officiating. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is caring for the family with these arrangements.
To view this obituary or leave the family an online condolence visit, www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
DELAWARE — Joanna Rubin, 77, died Sunday, March 25, 2007, at Sarah Moore Home in Delaware. Arrangements will be announced by the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Dixie L. Turner
MOUNT VERNON — Dixie L. Turner, 73, of Mount Vernon died Sunday, March 25, 2007, at her residence. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. To view the obituary or send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.