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LORA DESKINS

Lora Deskins, 75, of Washington Court House, Ohio went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 5, 2015, at 12:15 a.m. at her home while surrounded by her loving family.

Lora’s birth name was Eulojia Barrera Urbicagastegian and she was born in a small village high in the Andes Mountains called Aguas, Peru. She was born March 10, 1939, to the late Zacharias and Ruthina Barrera.

When Lora was 19 years of age, she moved to Miami, Florida where she met Larry Deskins and they married on July 22, 1959. They lived in Miami for two years then moved to New York where they were blessed with two daughters, Michelle and Monica. The family then moved to Washington Court House in 1966, and gave birth to another daughter, Jennifer in 1975.

Lora is survived by her husband of 55 years, Larry Deskins and three daughters Michelle Cramer, Monica Campbell and Jennifer Johnson. She was also blessed to have seven  grandchildren,  Stephanie and Deskins Campbell, children of Monica and Donnie Campbell of Bloomingburg, Ohio, Katie, Lexie and Sophia Cramer, children of Michelle and Jim Cramer of Dublin, Ohio, Aubrey and Mason Johnson, children of Jennifer and Kurt Johnson of Hilliard, Ohio and one great-granddaughter, Harper Anne Campbell, daughter of Deskins Campbell and Kelsey Bowdle.  She had 11 siblings, seven of which are living, three brothers; Goyo, Oncho and Nino Barrera and four sisters, Clemencia Becker, Mia Tomas, Florencia Barrera and Carmela Barrera and three brothers-in-law, Frank Deskins, widower of the late Mary Deskins, Woody Deskins and his wife, Linda, and Robert (Butch) Deskins and his wife, Betty, all of Washington Court House.

Lora was a dedicated homemaker and committed to her family.  She loved working in her beautiful flowerbeds, gardening and knitting.  During the summer you could often find her and Larry and her two dogs sitting in the swing under the apple tree admiring their garden. She also enjoyed her annual vacations to Florida with her family.

Her daughters remember her as a devoted, loving mother who always encouraged them to follow their dreams and told them they could do and be whatever they wanted to.  Lora will be remembered as a selflessly dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and friend by all whose lives she touched.

The funeral will be Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Tony Garren, pastor at the Fayette Bible Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 12 p.m. noon until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

The family would like to thank the caring and dedicated staff at Hospice of Fayette County as well as the guidance of Pastor Tony Garren of Fayette Bible Church.

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BILLY VOSS ROBINSON

Billy Voss Robinson, 81, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 2:50 p.m. at St. Catherine’s Manor of Washington BILLY VOSS ROBINSONCourt House where he had been residing since February 13.  He had been in failing health four years.

Mr. Robinson was born June 24, 1933, in Greenfield, Ohio to William Kouns and Pauline Voss Robinson.  He was a 1952 graduate of Washington High School and attended Wilmington College.  He lived most of his life in this community where, before his retirement, he was a home builder and remodeler.

He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church where he served as an usher for over 30 years.  He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict and had been a member of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion.

Mr. Robinson was preceded in death by a son, Mark William Robinson on September 27, 1996.

He is survived by his wife, the former Marian Louise Purdum whom he married July 12, 1958; a brother and sister-in-law, P. Larry and Nancy Robinson and a sister, Latricia Ann Robinson, all of Washington Court House; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Barbara and Larry Bloom of Mt. Vernon; two nephews, Carl Robinson of Taylor Mill, KY and Eric Bloom of Thornville; two nieces, Sally Robinson of Maumee, OH and Janet Robinson of Washington Court House and several great nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Friday, March 6, 2015, at 12 p.m. noon at the Grace United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Mick Whistler, pastor at the church, and Mell Wickensimer, minister of visitation at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at church from 10 a.m. Friday until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 301 East Market Street; the Fayette County Humane Society, 153 South Main Street, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160 or the Central Ohio Alzheimer’s Association,  1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio  43215.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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CLAIRE McDONALD WEADE

Claire McDonald Weade, 89, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Saturday, February 28, 2015, at 7:05 a.m. at Court House Manor where she had been residing since October 23, 2014.

Claire was born July 8, 1925, in Fayette County, Ohio to Aloysius Bernard and Ruth Hagler McDonald. She was a 1943 graduate of Washington High School and received a bachelor’s degree in bookkeeping from Mount Saint Joseph College in Cincinnati. She was a lifelong resident of this community.

She formerly was a bookkeeper at Producers Stockyards and Union Stockyards and had been a truck driver for McDonald & Son Elevator. She also was a longtime clerk for Weade Realtors & Auctioneers.

Claire was a member of the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church; had been a member and past president of Phi Beta Psi Sorority and the Washington Lioness Club. She served on the original board of directors of Fayette Progressive School and Industries and had also served on the board of directors of the Fayette County Historical Society. She was a member of the Cincinnati Herb Society; the Child Conservation League and had been a Cub Scout mother. She was a member of her beloved Bridge Club for over sixty years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Weade in 1999; a daughter, Elaine “Lainie” Weade in 2006, and a brother, Howard McDonald in 2011.

Claire is survived by three children, Ginger Weade of Athens, Ohio; Ronald J. Weade and his wife, Debbie, of Washington Court House and David A. Weade and his wife, Jane Ann, of Sunbury ; four grandsons, Mark (Rachel) Weade, Jess (Shena) Weade, Matt (Megan) Weade and Branen (Laura) Weade; three great grandsons, Carter, Aiden and Keaton Weade with another great grandchild on the way; three sisters, Frances Allen of Houma, LA, Mary Meadows of Paoli, IN and Ann Rask and her husband, Richard, of Breckinridge, CO and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church by the Rev. Father Jan C. Sullivan, former pastor at the church. Burial will follow in the Sugar Grove Cemetery in Fayette County.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Wednesday from 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church, 219 South North Street or Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.

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KATHLEEN MARIE JUILLERAT

Kathleen Marie Juillerat, 92, of Washington  Court House, Ohio  died Friday, February 27, 2015, at 5:45 a.m. at Four Seasons of Washington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center where she had been residing since October 8, 2014.    She had been in failing health.

She was born July 8, 1922, in Brown County, 0hio and moved to Washington C. H. with her husband and sons in 1953.

Mrs. Juillerat was associated PNC Bank, Timmons Real Estate and Yeoman TV & Appliances (a family-owned business) from which she retired in 1986.

She was a member of Grace Community Church and the Fayette County Commission on Aging.

On November 13, 1940, she married L. E. (Gene) Juillerat.  He preceded her in death on January 15, 2012.  She was also preceded by her beloved mother, Gladys F. Arn.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Edward and Linda Juillerat of Bradenton, FL, and Donald and Carolyn Juillerat of Eloy, AZ; four grandchildren, Stephanie Juillerat of Glendora, CA, Todd Juillerat and his wife, Beth, of Hilliard, OH, Natalie and her husband, Robert Murch, of Blacklick, OH, and Tina Juillerat of Charlotte, NC.; and two great grandchildren, Alexandra Murch and Piper Juillerat of Columbus, OH.

The funeral will be Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Pastor  Jay Lucas, minister at the Grace Community Church officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 11:30 a.m. Wednesday until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Junior Revolution Youth Program of Grace Community Church, 525 Glenn Avenue, Washington Court House, OH 43160.

 

 

 

ESTHER ILENE HYMER

Esther Ilene Hymer, 88, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 1:20 p.m. at Court House Manor where she had been residing since June 5, 2012.

Mrs. Hymer was born March 13, 1926, in Fayette County, Ohio to Isaac and Christine Bartruff East.  She lived most of her life in this community where she was a retired nurse’s aide.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Thomas Hymer on February 1, 1999; by a daughter, Janice Lee Jones on April 21, 2007 and two brothers, Stanley and Russell East.

Mrs. Hymer is survived by a son, Paul Dean of Washington Court House; a daughter, Janet Pauley and her husband, Rodger, of Washington Court House; seven grandchildren; several great grandchildren and a sister and brother-in-law, Sandy and Larry Seymour of Washington Court House.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation will take place and there will be no visitation or funeral.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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CATHERINE L. BRYANT

Catherine L. Bryant, 89, of Frankfort, died Sunday, February 22, 2015, at 10 p.m. at Signature HealthCARE of Chillicothe where she had been residing since March 17, 2014.

Mrs. Bryant was born July 24, 1925, in Lima, Ohio to William and Rosa Stewart Saltz.   She lived most of her life in the Frankfort community.

She formerly was a nurse’s aide and had been a waitress at the White Cottage Restaurant in New Holland.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles G. (Boss) Bryant on May 21, 1978 and by an infant daughter, Linda Bryant.

Mrs. Bryant is survived by four children, Bruce Bryant of Frankfort, Jeff (Sarah) Bryant of Chillicothe, Toni (John) Raber of Newark and Larry (Debbie) Brown of Dayton and a granddaughter, Ashley Bryant.

The funeral will be Thursday, February 26, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with Evangelist Kevin Greene officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland from 11 a.m. Thursday until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Signature HealthCARE of Chillicothe, 60 Marietta Road, Chillicothe, Ohio  45601.

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BILLY JOE CUMMINGS

Billy Joe Cummings, 67, of Washington Court House, Ohio went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, February 13, 2015, at 4 p.m. BILLY JOE CUMMINGSshortly after arrival at Fayette County Memorial Hospital.  His death was sudden and unexpected.

Billy was born October 27, 1947, in Fayette County, Ohio to H. Earl and Della Harmon Cummings.  He was a 1965 graduate of Miami Trace High School and lived most of his life in this community.

Before his retirement, he was a corrections officer for 31 years at the London Correctional Institute.  He loved farming and, since his retirement, has been assisting his son with the family farm.

Billy was a strong and dedicated Christian and member of The Gathering Place Church where he was an usher and active in the Men’s Ministries.  He was a member of the Wilmington Area Emmaus Community and participated in Walk 47 in February 2008.    He was a United States Army veteran and served in Germany during the Vietnam War.  He was a member of the Tired Iron Antique Tractor Club; was an avid Miami Trace Football fan and a devoted grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his stepfather, Luther Flowers.

Billy is survived by his wife, the former Marsha L. Robinson whom he married April 15, 1977;  three children and their spouses, Chelsey and Doug Neal of Grove City, Kandi and Patrick Williams of Orient and Nick and Sunny Cummings, of Washington Court House and five grandchildren, Autumn and Hunter Neal and Tyler, Hannah and Hayden Cummings.

The funeral will be Thursday, February 19, 2015, at 11 a.m. at the Crossroads Christian Church,  175 Halliday Way, Washington Court House with Todd Maurer, minister at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at Crossroads Christian Church Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the building fund of The Gathering Place Church, 120 West Court Street, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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MARVIN KNISLEY (Funeral Time Update)

Marvin Lewis Knisley, 82, of Somerville, Maine, formerly of Woodstock, Georgia died Sunday, February 8, 2015, at 9:55 p.m. at the Maine MARVIN L. KNISLEYGeneral Medical Center in Augusta, Maine where he had been a patient since January 29.

Mr. Knisley was born July 1, 1932, in Pike County, Ohio to Elgar L. and Dorothy Ellen Mathena Knisley.   He was a 1950 graduate of New Holland High School.  He served in the U. S. Navy as a combat air crewman in the Pacific Theater during the Korean Conflict.  He moved to Georgia in 1988 from Libertyville, IL. and had been living in Maine since 2013.

He had formerly worked for IBM as a field engineering service representative and later as a senior service executive for Allstate Insurance in Chicago.

After retiring, he and his brother created an extensive family genealogy.  Marvin enjoyed fishing, gardening, woodworking and he especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

On November 18, 1951, he married the former Evelyn Virginia Campbell, daughter of Earl and Martha Washington Timmons Campbell of New Holland.  Evelyn preceded Marvin in death on November 16, 2012.

Mr. Knisley is survived by a son, Marvin Eugene Knisley and his wife, Beverly Ann, of Danbury, CT; a daughter, Benji Knisley and her husband, Shaun Keenan, of Somerville, ME; two grandchildren, Kristen Lynn Payne and her husband, Matt, of Long Island City and Kevin Michael Knisley and his wife, Kelly, of Danbury; three great grandchildren, Lily and Landon Knisley and Emerson Payne; a sister, Evelyn J. Conaton of Fruitland Park, FL; two brothers, Straud Knisley and his wife, Patricia, of Circleville and Roger Knisley and his wife, DeAnne, of Lawrenceburg, TN; two brothers-in-law, Donald E. Campbell of Washington Court House and David Campbell and his wife, Pat, of Marietta, GA and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held Saturday, MARCH 7, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with the Rev. Dr. Michael B. Thompson, pastor at the New Holland United Methodist  Church, officiating.  Burial, with complete military honors, will be in the New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland one hour prior to the service on Saturday, MARCH 7,  2015.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the National Parkinson Foundation, 8900 State Line Road, Suite 320, Leawood, KS  66206.

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CHARLES CLIFTON (SAM) EGGLETON

Charles Clifton (Sam) Eggleton, 91, of New Holland, Ohio died Monday, February 9, 2015, at 1 a.m. at his residence.  He had been in failing health two years

Mr. Eggleton was born August 24, 1923, in Teays Valley, WV to Thomas Steven and Allie Mae Phelps Eggleton.

For 12 years he was a rigger and pile driver for Union Carbide in South Charleston, WV.  In 1966, he and his wife bought a farm in the New Holland community where they raised cattle and crops as well as growing their own garden.

Mr. Eggleton was a member of the Bible Baptist Temple; was a World War II veteran of the United States Navy; was a member of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion in Washington Court House and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3013 in New Holland.

He was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Lori Petitt and Keith Eggleton; five brothers, Buford (Dick), Woodrow, Carl, Clifford (Bill) and Leo Eggleton and two sisters, Edith Petry and Kathleen Harris.

Mr. Eggleton is survived by his wife, the former Ruth Jane Moore whom he married September 11, 1947; four children, Larry (Susan) Eggleton of New Holland, David (Brenda) Eggleton, Terry Diana Eggleton and Rita (Buck) Caulley, all  of Washington Court House; 22 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren and the first great great grandchild to be born in March; two brothers, James Eggleton of Winfield, WV and Lloyd (Marilyn) Eggleton of Washington Court House; and two sisters, Ruth Shrum of Ocala, FL and Jane Prince of Scott Depot, WV.

The funeral will be Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with Pastor Lynn Jackson, minister at the Bible Baptist Temple, officiating.  Burial will follow in New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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LEO THOMAS EGGLETON

Leo Thomas ”Cleo”  Eggleton, 89, of New Holland, Ohio died Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, LEO T. EGGLETONRichard and Lillian Eggleton near New Holland.  He had been in failing health.

Leo was born September 9, 1925, in Teays Valley, West Virginia to Thomas Steven and Allie Mae Phelps Eggleton.  He moved to the New Holland community in 1961 from Winfield, West Virginia.

He was a retired hay vendor and a World War II veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Kattie Evelyn Brown on August 23, 1978, and by his second wife, Barbara Frame Eggleton on September 18, 1989; by his parents and seven siblings.

He is survived by nine children, Betty (Mario) Hernandez of Cleveland, Virginia (Steve) Tolle of Washington Court House, Janice Smith of New Holland, Roger (Michele) Eggleton of South Salem, Richard (Lillian) Eggleton of New Holland, Robert (Kathy) Eggleton of New Holland, Anna (John) Dean of Frankfort, Joyce (Kevin) Frye of Knoxville, TN and Jeremy Eggleton of New Holland; 16 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and another on the way;  three brothers Jack Eggleton of Winfield, WV, Charles (Ruth) Eggleton of New Holland and Lloyd (Marilyn) Eggleton of Washington Court House and two sisters, Ruth Shrum of Ocala, FL and Jane Prince of Scott Depot, WV.

The funeral will be Saturday, January 31, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with the Rev. Bruce Morrison, pastor at the Heritage Memorial Church of Christ In Christian Union, officiating.  A graveside service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Teays Valley, WV.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland Friday from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160

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