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AGATHE ELSA BRADSHAW

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Agathe Elsa Bradshaw, 94, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Saturday, December 23, 2017, at 1:51 a.m. at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Iris and Donnie Duncan, where Mrs. Bradshaw had been residing since November.

Mrs. Bradshaw was born January 30, 1923, in Karlsrue-Aue, Germany to Oscar Emile and Lydia Struble Pallmer.  She moved to the United States in 1953, and to Washington Court House from Wilmington, Ohio in 1969.

She was formerly a machine operator at Mac Tools, Inc. in Sabina and also worked at the Seaway store in Washington Court House.

Mrs. Bradshaw enjoyed flower gardening, knitting and crocheting.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Bradshaw on September 25, 2000; a brother, Oscar Pallmer and a sister, Emmy Wahnig.

Mrs. Bradshaw is survived by six children, Dr. Michael Pallmer and his wife, Faye, of Minoqua, Wisconsin, Sylvia M. Bradshaw, Carmen Bradshaw Penwell, Iris Duncan and her husband, Donnie, and Gene Bradshaw, all of Washington Court House and Don Bradshaw and his wife, Diane, of St. Cloud, Florida; eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

The funeral will be Friday, January 5, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at the Judy Chapel in Washington Cemetery with Danny Dodds, minister at the Greenfield Church of Christ, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Highlawn Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Judy Chapel on Friday, January 5, 2018, from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.

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

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

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LUTIE ANN KUHN

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Lutie Ann Kuhn, 86, of Wilmington, Ohio, formerly of Washington Court House, died Friday, December 15, 2017, at 10:05 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Manor of Washington Court House where she had been a patient since December 7.

Lutie was born January 18, 1931, in Lewis County, KY to William and Grace Hall Emmons and lived her early life in Kentucky.  She moved to Washington Court House 50 years ago from Dayton.  She had lived the past two years in Wilmington.

Before her retirement, she was a longtime teller at the Fifth/Third Bank in Washington Court House.

She attended the Heritage Memorial Church of Christ In Christian Union.

Lutie was preceded in death by a son, Michael McCormick on June 11, 2015; by two infant children, Billy and Donna McCormick; two brothers, Lee and William Emmons and a sister, Elizabeth Cooper.

She is survived by two daughters, Jane McCormick of Wilmington and Jacqueline Ditmer of Washington Court House; a granddaughter Brandi Vaught of Columbus; two great grandsons, Clayton and Quintin Nichols and a brother and sister-in-law, Omar and Edna Emmons of Mt. Sterling, KY.

The funeral will be Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Joe Duvall officiating.  Burial will follow in the Highlawn Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.

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

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CHARLES “CHARLIE” SEXTON

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Charles “Charlie” Sexton, 78, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:57 p.m. at Fayette County Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient one day.

Charlie was born April 29, 1939, in Leesburg, Ohio to Marion Gerald and Mary Isabelle Barger Sexton.  He was a 1957 graduate of Fairfield High School in Leesburg.

He was an agent for the CSX Railroad for 41 years before his retirement in 2001.

Charlie was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps and was a member of Post #568 of the American Legion in Leesburg.

He is survived by his wife, the former Patty Ann Wise whom he married November 20, 1963; special friends, Robin Dennis and her husband, Mark, of Frankfort and Karen Cassidy and her husband, David, of Washington C.H.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Mike and Colleen Sexton and Richard and Melody Sexton, all of Columbus and two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Loren and Barbara Wise of Jamestown and Charlie and Mary Wise of Hillsboro.

The funeral will be Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. John Pfeiffer, pastor at the Gathering Place Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Leesburg.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the 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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ERMA MAE HAPPENNY

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Erma Mae Happenny, 91, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Thursday, December 14, 2017, at her home.

Mrs. Happenny was born July 5, 1926, in Warren County, Ohio to Leroy and Julia Gilbert Hurtt.  She was a graduate of Lebanon High School and had lived most of her life in this community.

She formerly was co-owner and bookkeeper for the Try-Me City Cab Company and bookkeeper for Coil Trucking Company.  She had also been a cashier at Kroger’s.

Mrs. Happenny was an active member of the Fayette County Senior Citizens.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, William M. Phillips and Paul E. Happenny; two brothers, Walter and Ralph Hurtt and two sisters, Betty Isaacs and Mildred Jeffreys.

Mrs. Happenny is survived by a daughter, Barbara K. Phillips Mechling of Grove City; two brothers, David Hurtt and Bill Hurtt and his wife, Irene, all of Lebanon, Ohio; a sister, Ann Henderson and her husband, Arnold, of Northern Kentucky;  several nieces and nephews and her special friend, Bob Henkle of Washington Court House..

The funeral will be Monday, December 18, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Good Hope Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 12 Noon until time of the service.

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NANCY L. FLYNN

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Nancy Lou Flynn, 71, of Washington Court House, died Sunday, December 10, 2017, at 8:40 a.m. at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville where she had been a patient since Friday.

Nancy was born October 22, 1946, in Columbus, Ohio to Donald Louis (Gig) and Mary Catherine (Katie) Knapp Moore.  She was a 1964 graduate of Washington High School and was a lifelong resident of this community.

She had been a receptionist at Hartley Oil for the past 25 years and had formerly worked at Moore’s Fruit and Garden Store and Moore’s Adcrafters.

Nancy attended the Grace United Methodist Church; loved flowers and was an avid gardener and bird watcher.

She was preceded in death by her father in 2010; her mother in 2014, and her first husband, Gary R. Kirkpatrick in 1992.

She is survived by her husband, Michael T. Flynn whom she married June 22, 1999; a son, Kevin (Denise) Kirkpatrick of Columbus; a daughter, Kelli (Scott) McCoy of Jeffersonville; a step-son, Scott (Kris) Flynn of Sabina; four grandchildren, Katie (Kyle) Montgomery, Caleb Kirkpatrick, Kirk McCoy and Kiersten Kirkpatrick; a step grandson, Taylor Flynn; a sister, Mary Ann Moore and several nieces and nephews.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation took place.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church, officiating.

Friends may call at the church from 4 p.m. Thursday until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington Shrine Club, P.O. Box 164, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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

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PAUL EVERETT TAYLOR

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Paul Everett Taylor, 93, of Washington Court House, died Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 6:20 p. m. at Court House Manor where he had been a patient since November 25.

Everett was born February 26, 1924, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Clarence and Ruth Waters Taylor.  He was a 1942 graduate of Washington High School and lived his entire life in Fayette County where he was a lifelong farmer.

He was an 83-year member of the Grace United Methodist Church; a member of the Fayette County Farm Bureau and enjoyed fishing and woodworking.

Everett is survived by his wife, the former Lenoir Day whom he married November 1, 1946; a daughter, Cheri Wireman of Winchester, KY; a son and daughter-in-law, William and Debbie Taylor of Washington Court House; three grandchildren, Kent Taylor and Jeff Taylor and his wife, Kristi, and Melissa Wireman Hounshell and her husband, Jeff; five great grandchildren, Haley, Nick and C.J. Hounshell and Emily and Eric Taylor; special nieces and nephews, Cathy Wilson of Springfield, Ohio, Jenny (Bill Bond) Day of Grove City,  Patrick (Cindy) Day of Morgan Hill, CA and Sue (Kirk) Hamilton, of Grove City and his feline furbuddy, Henry.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation will take place.

A graveside service will be held Friday, December 8, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Sugar Creek Methodist Cemetery with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at Grace United Methodist Church.  Burial will be under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue; the Grace United Methodist Church, 301 East Market Street or the Good Hope United Methodist Church, c/o Penny Johnson, 4652 Miami Trace Road-SW, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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MARY ANNA JOHNSON

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Mary Anna Johnson, 55, of Monroe, Ohio died Saturday, November 25, 2017, at her home.

Mary Anna was born September 21, 1962, in Dayton, Ohio to Samuel Curtis and Wilma Joyce Ferguson Reser.  She lived most of her life in Middletown.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Samuel Joseph (Joey) Reser.

Mary Anna is survived by five children, Christina Osborne of Charleston, WV, Jonathan C. Johnson and his wife, Tasha, of Cheyenne, WY, Cory Johnson and his wife, Carrie, of Franklin, Ohio, Nathan Johnson and his wife, Megan, of Fort Wayne, FL and Jenna Johnson of Middletown; 15 grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Edwin C. and Diane Reser of Franklin; a sister and brother-in-law, Deena and Tim Plemons of Dayton and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Joe Duvall officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at info@jdrf.org or 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004.

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MICHELLE ALLMAN MASSIE

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Michelle Victoria Allman Massie, 38, of McArthur, Ohio, formerly of Washington Court House, died Saturday, November 25, 2017, at 11:45 a.m. at Maple Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation where she had been residing since March 11, 2015.

Michelle was born November 7, 1979, in Fayette County, Ohio to Robert Lee and Diane Lynn Robinett Allman.  She was a 1997 graduate of Washington Senior High School and lived most of her life in Fayette County before moving to McArthur in 2015.

She was preceded in death by her mother on December 1, 1999; her father on December 21, 2016; two brothers, Robert Lee Allman, Jr. on March 18, 2012, David Scott Allman on June 25, 2015, and a sister, Tracy Lynn Allman on April 18, 2014.

Michelle is survived by her husband, Jeremiah D. Massie; two sons, Michael Bates of Washington Court House and Matthew Dillon Gilispie of Amesville, OH; her step-mother, Angela S. Allman of Washington Court House; a sister, Melody Potter and her husband, David, of Glascoe, Montana; a brother, Colt Allman and his wife, Devin, of McArthur; a step-brother, Larry James Fleak and his wife, Amber, of Bloomingburg and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

The funeral will be Wednesday, November 29, at 12 Noon at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with the Rev. Michael Hodge, pastor at the Walnut Hill Church of Christ in Christian Union, officiating. .  Burial will follow in New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland from 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Ohio Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, P.O. Box 1077, Westerville, Ohio 43086.

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WANDA FAYE BACH

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Wanda Faye Bach, 75, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Sunday, November 19, 2017, at her home.

Wanda was born December 23, 1941, in Chipley, FL to Thomas Daniel and Delores Hayes Johnson.  She moved to this community in 1961 from Florida.

She was a receptionist at Court House Manor for 27 years before her retirement in 2006.  She had formerly been a nurse’s aide.

Wanda had been a member of Mother’s Circle and Y-Gradale sorority.  She enjoyed watching westerns and game shows on television.

She is survived by her husband, Leonard Eugene Bach whom she married June 4, 1960; three children and their spouses, Sheila and Steven Troute of Jeffersonville, Barry and Lori Bach of Washington Court House and Terry and Glen Satchell of Cedarville; five grandchildren, Alaina Garrett and her husband, James, Lindsey Satchell, Ashley Satchell, Brittan Bach and Brady Bach; a great grandson, Nathaniel Bach and a sister and brother-in-law, Ronda and Phil Grace of Dothan, Alabama.

Wanda’s family will observe a private family service.  There will be no calling hours.

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

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DONNA MAE GRAVES

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Donna Mae Graves, 83, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Sunday, November 19, 2017, at 10:15 a.m. at her home.  She had been ill the past year.

Mrs. Graves was born August 1, 1934, at Williamsport in Pickaway County, Ohio to Ervin and Mae Jester Colburn.  She lived most of her life in Fayette County.

She was formerly a nurse’s aide and restaurant cook.

Mrs. Graves was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd William Graves in 1995, and by several brothers and sisters.

She is survived by four children, Ervin Graves, Ann Graves and Eileen Smith and her husband, Joe, all of Washington Court House and Mae Graves of Columbus; eight grandchildren, Shawn, Robin, David, Sam, Mandy, Tameeka and Ervin, Jr. and Christy Wilson who was reared in the Graves Home; several great grandchildren; a brother, Donald Colburn and a sister, Maxine Elliott.

The funeral will be Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Keith Clary, pastor at the Unity Fellowship Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Madison Mills Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. Tuesday until time of the service.

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