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KENNETH NICHOLAS “NICK” WILLIAMS

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Kenneth Nicholas “Nick” Williams, 71, of Williamsport, Ohio, died Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 2:45 p.m. at his home following an extended illness.

Nick was born January 15, 1947, in Ross County, Ohio to Kenneth George and Jessie Rhoads Williams.  He was a 1965 graduate of Westfall High School and lived most of his life in Pickaway County and the Williamsport community.

Before his retirement, he was a heavy equipment operator with Operating Engineers Local #18.  He also was a farmer.

Nick was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

On June 7, 1968, he married the former Pamela K. Plummer.  She preceded him in death on January 28, 2006.  He was also preceded by his parents and four sisters, Ruth Schleich, Margaret Arnett, Clara Jo Reeser and Wanda Hettinger.

He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Stacey Williams of Mt. Sterling, OH; a daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Don Bowsher of Orient, OH; three grandchildren, Hunter Bowsher and Cassidy and Josie Williams; a brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Debbie Williams of Clarksburg; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara and John O’Neal of Hallsville, OH, Pam and John Dignan of Vandalia, OH; a brother-in-law, Robert Reeser and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral will be Friday, March 9, 2018,  at 10 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with the Rev. Dan Zimmerman, chaplain for Heartland Hospice, officiating.  Burial will follow in Springlawn Cemetery in Williamsport.

Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland Thursday from 4-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Westfall High School softball team, 19463 Pherson Pike, Williamsport, OH 43164.

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FAY JUNIOR WASHBURN

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Fay Junior Washburn, 91, of Washington Court House, Ohio went to be with his Lord and Savior while surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 2:16 a.m. at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Tonya and Jerry Tuttle of Washington Court House.

Fay was born July 21, 1926, at Hillsboro in Highland County, Ohio to Fay Daniel and Carrie Lucille Easter Washburn.  He lived most of his life in this community.

He retired as a lead man from Rockwell International in Columbus in 1985, after 33 years of service.  Following his retirement, he started Washburn’s Mower Shop.

Fay was a member of the New Holland Lions Club and served eight terms as president.  He was also a Melvin Jones Fellow.  He was a 45-year member of New Holland Lodge F. & A.M. #392; the 32nd Degree Masons, Valley of Columbus and the York Rite bodies in Columbus, Chillicothe and Hillsboro.  He was a member of the Alliance of Retired Americans.  In his younger years, he served as financial secretary of Pony League baseball and coached the Med-O-Pure Cowboys Little League baseball team.

On February 12, 1945, he married former Geneva L. Countryman.  She preceded him in death on April 9, 2016.  He was also preceded by a son, Jimmie Wayne Washburn on December 24, 2016; a great grandson, Ashton Rowe; two brothers, Richard (Dick) Washburn and James (Jim) Washburn and a three sisters, Leona Satterfield, Mildred Washburn and Mary Lou Washburn.

Fay is survived by two loving daughters, Rebecca (Larry) Rowe and Tonya (Jerry) Tuttle, of Washington Court House; four grandchildren, Brian (Teresa) Rowe, Dawn (Allen) Dawson, Mindy Willis, all of Washington Court House and  Scott (Melissa) Rowe of Belgrade, MN; ten great grandchildren; three sisters, Eleanor Priest of Leesburg, Ann (Merrill) Kaufman of Delaware and Bonnie (Richard) Benson of  Roy, Utah; several nieces, nephews and his extended family, Kathy, Skylynn, Eric, T.J. and Isiah Barden, Diane Matticks and Jeanie Williamson.  The family extends a special thank you to Pam, Devon, Nicole, Clyde and Vera Hockenberry, Ann Pine and Hospice of Fayette County.

The funeral will be Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Fay’s nephew, Marland Penwell and Hospice Chaplain Jeff Davis officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery beside his loving wife.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. where a Masonic service will be held Wednesday at 7 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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BARBARA ANN WYATT

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Barbara Ann Wyatt, 72, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Friday, February 23, 2018, at 4:50 p.m. at her home.

Barbara was born May 29, 1945, in Lexington, Kentucky to Virgil Harrison and Juanita Mae Fishback England.  She was a 1963 graduate of Bethel Tate High School and moved to Washington Court House in 1967, from Bethel.

She had formerly worked at the Amelia State Bank and the First National Bank in Washington Court House.  She had been a billing clerk at the J.C. Penney credit office and had been a substitute rural mail carrier for the United States Post Service.  She also had been a school bus driver in both the Miami Trace and Washington City school districts and for many years was the office manager for a local dental practice.

She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and had been a member of the Washington Lioness Club.  She was an avid bowler and a past president of the Thursday Women’s Bowling League.  She formerly had been active with the Campfire and 4-H organizations.

She was preceded in death by her father in 1993, and a brother, Steve England in 2011.

Barbara is survived by her husband, G. Whitlow Wyatt whom she married August 4, 1967; a daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Corbin Fowler of Glen Allen, VA; a son and daughter-in-law, Wesley and Melanie Wyatt of Mount Sterling, Ohio; four grandchildren, Camilla and Isabella Fowler and Weston and Landon Wyatt; her mother, Juanita England of Bethel; a brother and sister-in-law, James and Connie England of Bethel; two sisters, Linda Kilgore of Hamilton and Debbie Rice of Arkansas; a sister-in-law, Janeece England who is serving as a missionary in Africa and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 11 a.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 Tuesday from 5-7 p.m.

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

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RONALD GRAVES STONE

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Ronald Graves Stone, 89, of Joshua, Texas, formerly of New Holland, Ohio died Sunday, February 18, 2018, at 8:41 p.m. shortly after arrival at Texas Health Huguley Hospital in Burleson, Texas.

Ron was born November 1, 1928, in Cincinnati, Ohio to Stanley and Inez Graves Stone.  He lived most of his life in New Holland and Circleville before moving to Texas in 2014.

He worked in the maintenance department at DuPont in Circleville for 30 years before his retirement in 1990.

Ron was preceded in death by his wife, the former Mary Elizabeth Downing, on October 4, 2004, and an infant daughter, Selena Stone in 1961.

He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Trina and Chris Dawson of Crowley, TX and Gina and Wade Burns of Joshua, TX; four grandchildren, Joe  (Kesha) Pine, Jerry Ward, Jr., Jimmy (Lauren) Ward and Justin Foll; three great grandchildren, Noah and Gracie Pine and Ethan Ward and a sister, Betty Taylor of Lexington, KY.

The funeral will be Monday, February 26, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with Ron’s grandson, Pastor Joe Pine, officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

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

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SALLY ANN MALONE

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Sally Ann Malone, 75, of Washington Court House died Friday, February 16, 2018, at 8:38 a.m. at Court House Manor where she had been a resident since March 4, 2016.

Mrs. Malone was born April 11, 1942, in Avoca, NE to Calvin and Ruth Ruge Carsten.  She lived most of her life in this community.

On October 27, 1962, she married William C. Malone, III.  He preceded in death on September 10, 2006.  She was also preceded by a step grandson, Shane Miles and a sister-law, Carol Carsten.

She is survived by a son, William C. (Pat) Malone, IV and his wife, Sandy, of Wilmington; a daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Bill Cox of Washington Court House; two grandchildren, Shana Lyons of Washington Court House and Adam Malone and his wife, Hanna, of Wilmington; a step granddaughter, Marie Miles of Wilmington; eight step great grandchildren and two brothers, Steve Carsten and his wife, Nancy, of Lincoln, NE and Carroll Carsten of Missouri.

The funeral will be Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at Grace United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

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MARY ANN PRESTON WOODS

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Mary Ann Preston Woods, 87, of Chillicothe, Ohio died Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at 9:13 a.m. shortly after arrival at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe.  She had been in failing health.

She was born July 23, 1930, in Kingston, Ohio, to Floyd and Blanche Shoemaker Davis.  She was a graduate of Beaver High School and lived most of her life in New Holland and Chillicothe.

Mrs. Woods was preceded in death by her first husband, Mitchell R. Preston in 1973; by her second husband, Glen Woods in 2003, and by 11 siblings.

She is survived by five children, Kathy Harrell and her husband, Art, of Chillicothe, Jerry Preston of New Holland, Dan Preston of Clarksburg, Jeff Preston and his wife, Brenda, of Wichita, KS and Ron Preston and his wife, Kristi, of Chillicothe; a step-son, Neil Woods; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; a brother, Steve Davis of Chillicothe; a sister, Barb Osborne of Waverly and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Friday, February 16, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with the Rev. B.J. Dailey officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland Thursday from 5-8 p.m.

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ELLEN P. KELLEY

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Ellen P. Kelley, 97, of Washington Court House, Ohio, died Thursday, January 31, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.

Mrs. Kelley was born December 9, 1920, in Pickaway County, Ohio to Walter and Elizabeth (Bessie) Buskirk Southward.  She was a graduate of Williamsport High School and moved to Washington Court House in 1965 from Clarksburg.

She worked at the General Electric Lamp Plant in Circleville for 31 years before her retirement in 1986.

Mrs. Kelley was a member of the First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Wesley Kelley on May 1, 1996; a son-in-law, Joe Smith and by five brothers and four sisters.

Mrs. Kelley is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth W. and Anita Kelley of Washington Court House; a daughter, Linda Smith of Lugoff, SC; five grandchildren, Kyle Kelley, Kara Kelley Bruney and her husband, Thom, and Brian Elliott and his wife, Cynthia, all of Washington Court House, Brett Elliott and his wife, Sallie, of Omaha NE, and Jo Lynn Smith of Lugoff, SC; five great grandchildren, Conner and Clayton Elliott, Amanda and James Kelley and special great granddaughter, Kalie Gray and her husband, Branden; a sister, Grace Cottrill and a special friend, Kendra Sparkman of Washington Court House.

The funeral will be Monday, February 5, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Joe Current, pastor at the First Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 301 East East Street, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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SANDRA LOU BEATTY

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Sandra Lou “Sandy” Beatty, 71, of Bloomingburg, Ohio died Friday, January 19, 2018, at 1:48 p.m. at her home while surrounded by her loving family.

Sandy was born September 7, 1946, in Greenfield, Ohio to Rillis and Dorothy Howland Cottrell.  She lived most of her life in Greenfield before moving to Bloomingburg four years ago.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Eugene Beatty, Sr. on September 18, 2012; her  parents; three brothers, Charles, Rillis, Jr. and Bobby Cottrell and an infant sister, Diane.

Sandy is survived by three children, Michelle (Eric) Prater of Leesburg, Lori (David) Johnson of Bloomingburg and Kenneth (Heather) Beatty, Jr. of Washington Court House; two grandchildren, Steven (Hannah) Wisecup and Katelyn Johnson; a great granddaughter, Raven; a brother, Carl Dean Cottrell of Greenfield and numerous nieces and nephews.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation took place.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, January 27, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the New Martinsburg Christian Fellowship with Pastor Randy Beatty, minister at the church, officiating.  Burial of the cremains will be at a later date in Greenfield Cemetery.

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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TERESA JO WHEATON LAWWELL HAGLER

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Teresa Jo Wheaton Lawwell Hagler, 54, of Bloomingburg, Ohio died Monday, January 15, 2018, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center where she had been a patient since Thursday following a sudden illness.

Teresa was born December 17, 1963, in Greenfield, Ohio to Edward and Delores Jo Wise Wheaton.  She attended Edward Lee McClain High School in Greenfield and lived all of her life in Greenfield and Fayette County.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jim and Marian Wise and Nevil and Georgia Wheaton.

Teresa had formerly worked at Thatcher Tube and Steelox.

She loved her children, grandchildren, gardening, her dogs, traveling to tropical places and giving back to the community.  She was a member of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.              Teresa is survived by her longtime companion, James J. “Jim” Hagler, Jr.; four children, Amber Hauck and her husband, Mike, of Washington Court House, Angela Nicole Lawwell, Chase Lawwell and Lyndsey Lawwell, all of Bloomingburg; four grandchildren, Havanna and Jerzee Lawwell and Kaylee and Carlee Hauck; her mother and step-father;  Delores (Joey) and Roger Belles of Washington Court House; her father and step-mother, Edward and Penne Wheaton of Washington Court House; three brothers, Randy Fisher and his wife, Angie, of Washington Court House, Rich Kellenberger and his wife, Cathy, of Canal Winchester, Ohio and Eddy Wheaton of Washington Court House; a sister, Channing Wheaton of Columbus; Jim’s children, Jimmy and Courtney Hagler and their daughters, Lexi and Emma, of Bloomingburg, Jason and Danielle Hagler and their daughter, Lillian, of  Bardstown, KY and Justin and Tesla Hagler and their son, Damien, of Washington Court House; Jim’s brother, Bo Hagler of Bloomingburg and his daughter, Haley, and Jim’s sister, Connie Guinen of Washington Court House and her sons, Jesse and Joel.  Also surviving are several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held Friday, January 19, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at The Crown Room, 1801 Columbus Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio, with Pastor Joel Guinen offering remembrances and reflections. The service will be followed by a dinner and gathering.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Humane Society, 153 South Main Street, Suite 3; The Well at Sunnyside, 721 South Fayette Street, or The Warehouse, 313 South Elm Street, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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

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LORI LEANN SHILTZ

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Lori Leann Shiltz, 42, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Thursday, January 4, 2018, at 11:23 p.m. at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus where she had been a patient since January 3.  She had been ill the past year.

Lori was born July 12, 1975, in Circleville to Larry Lee and Ronda Jean Dickey Shiltz.  She was a 1993 graduate of Miami Trace High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Central State University.  She lived most of her life in this community.

She was preceded in death by her father on April 29, 2012; by a brother, L. J. Shiltz, Jr. in 1980, and three nephews, Kenyon, Broderick and Braylon Harris.

Lori is survived by two children, Ellison Karina Darif and Alexander Julian Darif; her mother, Ronda Dickey; a sister Traci Harris and her husband, Ricardo, all of Washington Court House; grandmothers, Opal Shiltz of Washington Court House, Susan Beckley and Sharon Dickey, both of Circleville; the father of her children, Larry Darif; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins and her fur baby, Benjamin Blue.

The funeral will be Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Pastor John Pfeiffer, minister at the Gathering Place Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

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