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ALMA C. BRADDOCK

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Alma C. Braddock, 89, of Pompano Beach, FL died Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 5:45 p.m. at her residence.

Mrs. Braddock was born July 10, 1927, in London, England to Andrew and Mary Sorenti Marzolini.  She had formerly lived in Europe and Washington Court House before moving to Florida in 1967.

She was a retired real estate agent.

Mrs. Braddock was preceded in death by her husband, Fred A. Braddock on November 22, 1975 and a brother, Erminio (Mickey) Marzolini.

She survived by two nephews and a niece, Roberto Marzolini and his wife, Deborah, of Boca Raton, FL and Sergio Marzolini and Sandra Marzolini, both of the United Kingdom.

A funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic by the Rev. Father Michael Hartge, parochial vicar at the church.  A private burial service will follow in Washington Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

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

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NORMAN WAYNE BENNETT

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Norman Wayne Bennett, 78, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Monday, May 29, 2017, at 4:20 p.m. in Washington Court House following a short illness.

Norman was born December 21, 1938, in Sabina, Ohio to Arlo and Mildred Rinehart Bennett.  He lived most of his life in the Milledgeville community before moving to Washington Court House.

Before his retirement, he was a supervisor at Candle-Lite Company in Leesburg.

Norman was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He loved to garden and in his younger years was an avid softball player.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Doris Gwendolyn Grimm on August 24, 2014; by a son, Larry Joe Bennett in 1985; three brothers, Leroy, Robert and Richard Bennett and a sister, Betty Justice.

Norman is survived by his special friends and caregivers with whom he made his home, Pam and Terry Kitchen of Washington Court House; three step-children and their spouses, Ike and Sherry Holbert of Springfield, OH, Jill  and Mark Paessun of Columbus and Rita and Greg Remy of Davenport, FL; a grandson, Kyle Bennett of Jamestown, Ohio; two great granddaughters; several step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Kathe Bennett of Washington Court House; two brothers, Roger Bennett and his wife, Phyllis, of Sabina and Jack Bennett of Tennessee; two sisters, Shirley Elzey of Blanchester and Dorothy Clark of  Frankfort and friend and caregiver,  Gale Thompson of Washington Court House.

The funeral will be Friday, June 2, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Danny Dodds, minister at the Greenfield Church of Christ, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Milledgeville-Plymouth Cemetery.

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

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RICHARD WAYNE (DICK) SOMERS

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Richard Wayne (Dick) Somers, 77, of New Holland, Ohio died Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 7:53 p.m. at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe where he had been a patient three weeks.

Dick was born March 11, 1940, in Columbus, Ohio to Howard and Veryl Yeager Somers. He was a 1958 graduate of Atlanta High School and lived most of his life in the New Holland community.

He was a retired farmer and electrician.

Dick was a member of the New Holland United Methodist Church; the Pickaway County Farmers Club and the Pickaway County Farm Bureau.  He was a 4-H advisor for over 35 years and had been a member and past president of the Westfall Boosters Club.  Dick was an avid biker.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Dick is survived by his wife, the former Jeanette Brigner whom he married July 1, 1961; three children, Sheri Gray and her husband, Richard, of Plain City, Missy Gulick and her husband, Jeff, of Lafayette, IN and Randy Somers and his wife, Deanna of Canal Winchester; six grandchildren, Bryan (Alyssa) Gray, Tyler Gray and Emily (Billy) Fusiek, Courtney Gulick, Corinne and Sydney Somers; a great grandson, William Fusiek and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jerry and Linda Brigner of Dublin, Ohio.

The funeral will be Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with the Rev. Bill Weaver, associate pastor at the Lithopolis United Methodist  Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in New Holland Cemetery.

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

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MARILYN JEAN MALLOW

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Marilyn Jean Mallow, 86, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 10:58 p.m. at the Four Seasons of Washington Nursing and Rehab Center where she had been a resident since January 16, 2016.

Marilyn was born August 7, 1930, in Columbus, Ohio to Howard Ross and Gustava Maude (Toddy) Carr Thompson.  She was a graduate of South High School in Columbus and had lived most of her life in this community where she formerly was a bookkeeper for the Washington Lumber Company and later owned and operated the Book Corner.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church; had been a member of the board of directors of the Fayette County Commission on Aging and had served as president of the Carnegie Public Library Board of Directors and the Fayette Metropolitan Housing Authority.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lewis Mallow on November 30, 1987, and a daughter, Linda Lee Mallow Brown on July 26, 1993.

Marilyn is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Michael H. and Bonny Mallow of Washington Court House; six grandchildren, Kaylee Ellen Mallow and her special friend, Caleb Ellars, of Washington Court House, Misty Klenoski and her husband, Tim, and Jason Mallow, all of Michigan, Todd Brown and his wife, Amanda, of Washington C.H., Jennifer Byrnes and her husband, Nate, of Liberty Center, Ohio and Troy Brown and his wife, Abby, of Kentucky and seven great grandchildren.

The funeral will be Monday, May 22, 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 Washington Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 6500 Busch Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio  43229.

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SHIRLEY ANN ALLMAN

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Shirley Ann Allman, 83, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Thursday, May 18.2017, at 4:10 p.m. at Court House Manor where she had been residing three years.

Shirley was born November 13, 1933, at McArthur in Vinton County, Ohio to Arch and Eva Brown Herron.  She moved to the New Holland community in 1963.

She formerly was an aide at the Orient State Institute and later worked at the Orient Correctional Institution.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy Edwin Allman, Jr. in 1997; by a son, Robert Lee Allman in 2016; three grandchildren, Robert Lee Allman, Jr. in 2012, Tracy Lynn Allman in 2014 and David Scott Allman in 2015; two brothers, Lee and Wayne Herron and a sister, Frances Herron.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Gary E. and Rebecca Allman; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Jeffry Wamsley; a daughter-in-law, Angela Allman, all of Washington Court House; five grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; two brothers, Wesley Randall Herron of North Royalton, Ohio and William Herron of McArthur and a sister, Virginia Byers and her husband Gerald “Cotton”, of Londonderry, Ohio.

The funeral will be Monday, May 22, 2017, at 1 p.m. 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.   A graveside service will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Vinton County.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland Monday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

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CAROL S. PENCE

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Carol S. Pence, 63, of Atlanta, Ohio died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 6:12 a.m. at her home.  She had been ill three years.

Carol was born June 20, 1953, in Pickaway County, Ohio to Floyd Woodrow and Betty Mae Boyd Redding. She lived most of her life in the New Holland and Atlanta communities.

Before her retirement she had worked as a cook at Deer Creek State Lodge and the nursing home in Clarksburg.  She had also worked at Thatcher Plastics in Washington C.H.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Gunner Pence and four siblings, Alberta, Verner, Annabelle and William “Bill” Redding.

Carol is survived by her husband, Charles A. Pence, Sr., whom she married July 6, 1971; three sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Brook Pence, Jr., and Scott and Angi Pence, all of Atlanta and Kevin and Annette Pence of Williamsport; 11 grandchildren; a great granddaughter and eight siblings and their spouses, Lillie Self of Clarksburg, Elizabeth Pence, Floyd (Pete) Redding and Thelma Redding, all of New Holland, Clark and Susan Redding of Atlanta, Sherman and Danna Redding of New Holland, Lucretia Bethel of Frankfort and her friend, Clarence  Lunsford, and Bernice and Larry Perkins of Sedalia and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the New Holland Church of Christ in Christian Union with the Rev. Larry Doss, pastor at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Waterloo Cemetery at Pancoastburg, Ohio.

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

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HELEN CARNAZZA BROWN

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Helen Carnazza Brown, 96, of Jeffersonville, Ohio died peacefully Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 12:03 a.m. at her home.

Mrs. Brown was born August 10, 1920, in Bronx, New York to Guiseppi and Maria Manellia Carnazza.  She moved to Washington Court House in 2013, and had been living in Jeffersonville since 2015.

Mrs. Brown attended the Heritage Memorial Church of Christ in Christian Union.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Brown on February 20, 1987; by three children, Norman, Joe and Florence Brown; a granddaughter, Renee Brown Scott and was the last of a family of ten siblings.

She is survived by a son, William Brown, II of South Carolina; three grandsons, William Brown III, Jimmy Brown and Joe Brown; her caregiver and granddaughter-in-law, Karen Brown of Jeffersonville; several great grandchildren including Rachel Brown and Amanda Barrett of Jeffersonville and Noah Javan Scott of New York and a special caregiver and friend, Tiffany Cottrell.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation will take place.  There will be no visitation or funeral.  Burial of the cremains will be in the St. Raymond’s Catholic Cemetery in New York.

Memorial contributions may be made to the children’s department at Heritage Memorial Church of Christ in Christian Union, 1867 U.S. Route 35-NW, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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

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WALTER HUGH “WALLY GATOR” MATSON

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Walter Hugh “Wally Gator” Matson, 70, of Washington Court House, Ohio passed away peacefully Sunday, May 14, 2017, at 12:53 p.m. at his home while surrounded by his loving family.

Wally was born March 28, 1947, in Hamilton County, Ohio.  He was the son of Hugh Marion and Iva Marie Southworth Matson.  He was a 1965 graduate of Miami Trace High School and a lifelong resident of this community where he was a longtime car salesman.

Wally had formerly attended the First Christian Church and currently was attending the Gathering Place Church.  He was a member of Fayette Aerie #423 of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and a lifetime social member of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion and O.E. Hardway Post #3762 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He was an avid golfer and fisherman.  Wally was a loving father, grandfather and friend and particularly enjoyed attending his kids and grandkids sporting events, particularly wrestling.

Wally is survived by three children, Betsy (Mark Mickle) Stewart, Elizabeth (Tim) Leisure and Jason Walter (Kelly) Matson, all of Washington Court House; two step children, Scott Backenstoe of Washington Court House and Jim Bruno of Columbus and their families; six grandchildren, Kaitlynn Fluent, Chapman (Ashley) Fluent, Winston (Erin Rumer) Mickle, Bridget Leisure, Dustin Leisure and Gus Matson; six great grandchildren, numerous special friends and his faithful puppy dog, Jasper.

The funeral will be held Friday, May 19, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with John Pfeifer, pastor at the Gathering Place, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4-8 p.m. where an Eagles service will be held Thursday at 8 p.m.

Memorial contribution may be made to the Fayette County Humane Society, 153 South Main Street, Suite 3, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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JOSEPH G. MALLOW

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Joseph G. Mallow, 81, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 10:55 a.m. at his home.  He had been in failing health.

Joe was born March 2, 1936, in Ross County, Ohio to John Ray and Laura Helen DeWees Mallow.  He attended Frankfort High School and moved to Fayette County in 1967.

He retired from Ferno Washington in Wilmington and had formerly farmed.

Joe was a member of St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by a son, Alan Mallow on June 13, 2013, and four sisters, Eleanor Mallow, Ida Callender, Erma Stevens and Jane Ann Kennedy.

Joe is survived by his wife, the former Carolyn Jeanne Wilhelm whom he married September 22, 1962; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Tamika Mallow and a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Mike Mills all of Washington Court House; seven grandchildren, Kurtis and Kyle Mallow, Kristen (Adam) Carrington, Gerritt and Tayla Mallow, Melissa Mills and Ashley (Chapman) Fluent; a great grandson, Cael Fluent; a brother and sister-in-law, John Thomas and D.J. Mallow of Clarksburg; a sister, Martha Smith of Jeffersonville and a brother-in-law, Jack Kennedy of Pawpaw, WV.

The funeral will be Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Michael Hartge, parochial vicar administrator at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Colman Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church Saturday from 9 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.

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

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JESSE JAMES EARL JONES

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Jesse James Earl Jones, 34, of Leesburg, Ohio died early Monday morning, May 1, 2017, at his home.

Jesse was born October 15, 1982, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Kevin E. and Pamela S. Beach Jones. He was a 2001 graduate of Miami Trace High School and was a lifelong resident of this community.

He was a concrete finisher for Seymour Excavating.

Jesse enjoyed playing his guitar, fishing and mushroom hunting.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Floyd E. Jones, William Beach and Franklin Darling.

Jesse is survived by his father, Kevin E. Jones of Leesburg; his mother and step-father, Pamela S. and Gary Aleshire of Melbourne, FL; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Trina and Shawn White of Bakersfield, CA and Mindy and Mark Holbrook of Columbus; his grandmothers, Edith Jones of Leesburg, Maureen Beach and Patsy Darling both of Florida and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Friday, May 5, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Dortha Ross, pastor at the Mount Sterling Nazarene Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the White Oak Grove Cemetery.

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

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