JUNE LOUISE KINGERY

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June Louise Kingery, 85, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 1 a.m. at her home.

Mrs. Kingery was born December 10, 1931, in Fayette County, Ohio to Fred and Catherine Downer Tuvell.  She was a 1950 graduate of Washington High School and was a lifelong resident of this community.

She formerly worked 13 years as a secretary at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton and had been a teacher’s aide at the Orient State Institute.

Mrs. Kingery attended the Fayette Bible Church.  She enjoyed playing cards and being with her friends in her card club.  She had been a Cub Scout and Girl Scout troop leader and had assisted with the Washington Band Boosters and the Blue Lion Athletic Boosters.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers and sisters-in-law and sisters and brothers-in-law, Kenneth Tuvell, Walter and Agnes Tuvell, James Tuvell, Naomi and Fred Dawson, Mary Wilson and Jeanette and Lloyd Glaze.

Mrs. Kingery is survived by her husband, Jasper Merrill Kingery whom she married June 7,1952; two children, Debra Kingery and her husband, Dan Pachinger of Williamsburg, OH and Stephen Kingery and his wife, Lisa, of Chillicothe; a sister-in-law, Barbara Tuvell of Sarasota, FL and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the Madison Mills Cemetery with the Rev. Tony Garren, pastor at the Fayette Bible Church, officiating.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Friday from 6-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette Bible Church, 1315 Dayton Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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WANDA AILEEN LOWE

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Wanda Aileen Lowe, 93, of  Washington Court House, Ohio died Monday, October 2, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at Fayette County Memorial Hospital where she had been admitted earlier in the day.

Wanda was born July 24, 1924, in Fayette County, Ohio to Jerry William and Helen Gertrude Carr Smith.  She was a 1942 graduate of Washington High School and lived most of her life in this community.

She was a retired office manager and had formerly worked at Cudahy’s Packing Company, Lowe’s Welding, Stage Department Store and State Farm Insurance.

Wanda had attended the First Baptist Church; was a member emeritus and past treasurer of Altrusa International of Washington Court House; had been a member of the Child Conservation League and Beta Sigma Phi sorority and was a former leader of Job’s Daughters.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil E. Lowe on Nov. 1, 1979; by a daughter, Vicki Arnold on Jan. 17, 2014; a son, Danny Lowe on Sept. 18, 2016; a brother, James Smith; a brother and sister-in-law, J. Maynard and LaVerne Smith and a sister and brother-in-law, Doris and John Lonnis.

Wanda is survived by a daughter-in-law, Beanie Lowe of Washington Court House; a son-in-law, Don Arnold of West Jefferson; four grandchildren, Abby and Ben Arnold, both of West Jefferson, Becca Golden and her husband, Sean, of Worthington and Katie Lowe of Washington Court House; a great granddaughter, Dani Golden; a sister-in-law, Beverly Smith of Springfield, OH; nieces and nephews, Brad and Sue Smith, Sharon and Carl Hutzel and Pam and Bruce Gothard and her special friend, Bob Bishop of New Holland.

The funeral will be Friday, October 6, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Jeff Arnold, officiating.  Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue or Altrusa International of Washington Court House, c/o Janet Martin, 165 Magnolia Place, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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JANE ELIZABETH SOLLARS POPE

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Jane Elizabeth Sollars Pope, 54, of Washington Court House, Ohio, passed Friday, September 29, 2017, at 8:49 p.m. at her home.

Jane was born April 12, 1963, in Washington Court House, Ohio to William Myron (Bill) and Margaret Anne (Margie) Ewing Sollars. She was a 1981 graduate of Washington Senior High School and received a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University in 1985.  

Jane was a devoted wife, daughter, mother, grandma, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend. She was a lifelong parishioner of St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church. Always an avid traveler, she especially enjoyed exploring the mountains and visiting the beach. She recently took the pilgrimage of a lifetime to Rome this past January to see her son serve Mass for Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. She was a master gardener and had also been a member of Alpha Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.  

She was a dedicated teacher of Washington City Schools for 28 years at Washington Middle School, Rose Avenue, and Cherry Hill Elementary Schools. She dearly loved teaching but most of all of she loved her students and has kept in touch with many of them over the years.

She was preceded in death by her father in June of 2010 and her niece Shannon Pickens in December of 1989.

Jane is survived by her husband, Don Pope whom she married June 3, 2015; three sons, Isaac Garland of Jeffersonville, Deacon Brett Garland of Columbus and Ryan Garland and his wife, Andrea, of Columbus; a step-daughter, Jessica Gabbard and her husband, Mark, of Richmond, IN; three grandchildren, Alyssa, Dori and Emmaline; her mother, Margaret (Margie) Sollars of Washington Court House; five siblings, Judith (Bob) McClaskey of Columbus, Suzanne (Phil) Pickens of Norcross, GA, Carol (Kenneth) Rowley of New Holland, Nancy (Wayne) Stillings, of Washington Court House and David (Shelley) Sollars of Rocky River, Ohio; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Leonard and Betty Pope of Richmond, IN and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 12:30 p.m. at St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church by the Rev. Father, Michael Hartge, parochial vicar administrator at the church, and the Rev. Father Jan C.P. Sullivan, former pastor of the parish.  Burial will be in the St. Colman Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at the St. Colman Parish Hall Tuesday from 4-8 p.m.  Recitation of the Rosary will begin at 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.

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

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DORIS WHITE

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Doris E. White, 90, of New Holland, Ohio died Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 11:02 p.m. at St. Catherine’s Manor of Washington Court House where she had been a patient since September 7.

Doris was born February 3, 1927, in Sparta, Ohio to Harley Clinton and Hazel Bowles Barr.  She was a graduate of Sparta High School.

As the wife of a pastor, she had lived in various communities.  She returned to New Holland from Bloomingburg in1974.

Before her retirement, she worked in the claims department at Nationwide Insurance Company in Columbus.

Doris was a member of the New Holland United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir and was also a member of the United Methodist Women.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Frank Allen White on April 1, 1974; by three brothers, Arthur, Harold and Earl Robert Barr and three sisters, Bernice Robinson, Carmen Kescher and Katherin Stryker.

Doris is survived by four children, the Rev. Russell A. White and his wife, Barbara, of Crooksville, James B. White of New Holland, Nancy Riker Wilson and her husband, Robert Wilson of Dublin, Ohio and Carmen White of New Holland; five grandchildren, Loretta (Russell) Moody, Scott (Stacy) White, Rachel Byrd, Christopher (Shay) Riker and Stephen (Shyla) Riker; many loved great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Jane Van Hoose of Columbus and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Friday, September 22, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the New Holland United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brian Dunham, pastor at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland Thursday from 3-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the New Holland United Methodist Church, c/o Nikki Sheets, 154 East Front Street, New Holland, Ohio  43145.

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RALPH CORLISS HYER

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Ralph Corliss Hyer, 94, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Friday, September 15, 2017, at 5:40 a.m. at his residence.

Ralph was born January 19, 1923, at Austin in Ross County, Ohio to Russell and Eva Stickley Hyer.  He moved to Washington Court House in 1961, from Circleville.

Before his retirement, he was a 30-year employee of General Motors-Fisher Body in Columbus.

He was a World War II Navy veteran and a member of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Mitchell Hyer in 2004; a grandson, Robert Alspaugh in 2013; two brothers and three sisters.

He is survived by his wife, the former Betty Marie Hollar whom he married October 29, 1947; eight children, Corliss Hyer of Bloomingburg, Wendell Hyer, Janice Hyer, Angela (Anthony Wood) Alspaugh, Donna (Mahlon Eblen) Hyer, Donald Hyer, all of Washington Court House, Rosena (Mark Clark) Cooper of Waynesville and John Hyer of Washington Court House; sixteen grandchildren, Amber Hyer, Kathleen Hyer, Corey Anshutz, William Hyer, Shane Burnett, Chris Taylor, Jacque Penwell, Shawnasie Turner, Makayla Alspaugh, William Black, Aaron Brown, Nathan Brown, Jeremiah Gardner, A.J. Cooper, Zurick Hyer and Korben Hyer; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Rosemary Teets of Washington Court House and many nieces and nephews.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation will take place.  A graveside service will be held at a later date in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Frankfort.

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

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NORMA MAE BEZOLD BEGIN

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Norma Mae Bezold Begin, 91, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 1:10 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Manor of Washington Court House where she had been residing since 2013.

Norma was born October 23, 1925, in Hamilton, Ohio to George and Sadie Becher Bezold.  She moved to Washington Court House in 1960 from Miamisburg, Ohio.

Before her retirement she had been office manager at Cook Home Improvements.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where she was formerly choir director and played in the bell choir.

Norma was preceded in death by a her husband, Gerald Lee Begin, Sr. on November 20, 2016; by a daughter, Jacqueline Begin; a grandson, Drew Begin and a daughter-in-law, Marty Begin and two sisters, Lorna Torge and Alice Bezold.

She is survived by a son, Gerald L. Begin, Jr. of Washington Court House; a daughter and son-in-law, Janene and Tom Limburger of Bloomington, IN; two grandchildren, Shane (Joan) Begin of Plain City and Candy Kegg of Jamestown, OH; five great grandchildren, Drew and Tyler Begin and Hayley and Cody Scott and Karson Kegg; a sister, Myrtle Gilley of California and sister-in-law, Sally Begin of Washington Court House.

In keeping with her wishes, Norma’s body was donated to The Ohio State University for medical research.

No visitation or services are planned at this time.

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

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

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HARRIETT LEE HOLDREN DAY

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Harriett Lee Holdren Day, 89, of Grove City, died Monday, September 11, 2017, at 4:51 p.m. at her home in Grove City.

Mrs. Day was born February 28, 1928, in Fayette County, Ohio near Good Hope to Frank Andrew and Dorcas Elizabeth Waters Holdren.  She was a 1946 graduate of Wayne High School in Good Hope and a 1949 graduate of Christ Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a registered nurse and retired from Mercy Hospital in Springfield after 35 years.  Following her retirement she became a certified diabetes educator and lectured for the Eli Lilly Company to nurses and doctors regarding diabetes.

Jack and Harriett Lee lived in Springfield, Ohio 37 years where they attended the former Central United Methodist Church.  After retiring in 1987, they returned to Harriett Lee’s home place near Good Hope where they resided until 1996, when they moved to Washington Court House.  In 2010, they moved to Grove City to be nearer family.

Harriett Lee was a member of the Good Hope United Methodist Church where she was the organist and pianist for a number of years.  She formerly was pianist at the Maple Grove United Methodist Church.  She loved playing for the residents of Carriage Court Assisted Living, Court House Manor and Country Glenn Nursing and Therapy Center.  She delivered Meals on Wheels and made noodles for 18 years at the Fayette County Commission on Aging.  She loved playing the accordion, piano and organ and doing for others.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Day on April 10, 2015; by her parents and an infant sister.

Harriett is survived by four children, 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; seven grandchildren, Amy Day, Julie Beliveau, Sarah Hewitson, Lisa Rabinovitch, Sam Hamilton, Kyle Hamilton, Kelsley Thomas; four great grandchildren, Cameron, Alexandra and Benjamin Hewitson and Charlie Hamilton; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lenoir and Everett Taylor of Washington Court House; a nephew, Bill Taylor and his wife, Debbie of Washington Court House and a niece, Cheri Wireman of Winchester, KY.

The funeral will be Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 12:00 Noon at the Good Hope United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jon R. Silveous, pastor at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Good Hope Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Hope United Methodist Church, c/o Penny Johnson, 4652 Miami Trace Road-SW, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160 or the Christ Hospital School of Nursing, 2139 Auburn Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219.

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

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KENNETH W. (KENNY KIRK) KIRKPATRICK

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Kenneth W. (Kenny Kirk) Kirkpatrick, 82, of New Holland, Ohio died Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 9:47 p.m. at his home.

Kenny was born August 24, 1935, in New Holland, Ohio to Joseph Wendell and Pauline M. Cottrill Kirkpatrick.  He was a 1954 graduate of New Holland High School and was the winner of the Bob Bowsher Trophy.  He was a lifelong resident of New Holland.

He was a retired farmer and owner, breeder and trainer of standard bred race horses.

Kenny was a member of the New Holland United Methodist Church where he had been a trustee; was the oldest living member and past vice-president of the New Holland Lions Club; was a member of the United States Trotting Association; Ohio and Fayette County Harness Horsemen’s Association; the Fayette County Farm Bureau and the National Rifle Association.

He is survived by his wife, the former Jo Ann (Jodi) Cockerill whom he married June 6, 1954; two sons, Kenneth McKinley (Kenny Mac) Kirkpatrick of New Holland and his fiancée, Rebecca Griffith, and Bradley Joe Kirkpatrick of New Holland; a granddaughter, Kara Kirkpatrick Polichetti and her husband, John, and two great grandchildren, Johnny and Kinlee Polichetti, all of Columbus.

The funeral will be Thursday, September 14, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with the Rev. Brian Dunham, pastor at the New Holland United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday where a Lions Club service will be held Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the New Holland United Methodist Church, c/o Nikki Sheets, 154 East Front Street, New Holland, Ohio  43145.

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LUCILLE HUNT

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Lucille Hunt, 89, of Washington Court House, Ohio passed away Friday, September 8, 2017, at 8:03 p.m. at her residence.

She was born September 11, 1927, in Naugatuck, WV to William “Ance” and Ida Maynard Muncy.  She moved to Washington Court House 41 years ago from Columbus.

Mrs. Hunt was formerly a sales clerk and had been co-owner of Bobo’s Carry Out in Washington Court House.

She was a member of the McNair Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Hunt was preceded in death by two daughters, Candy Denise Hunt in 1956, and Leslie Dale Hunt in 1985.  She was the youngest of 16 siblings, all of which preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband, Wendell H. Hunt whom she married May 9, 1954; a son, Wendell Brett Hunt of Washington Court House; a daughter and son-in-law, Penny and R. Kelley Marchal of Dublin; five grandchildren, Tara Oancea Archer and her husband, Grant, Jared, Danny (Jessica Wentz) and Corey Oancea, Ashley Woods Comar and her husband, Ryan; four great grandchildren, Haylee, Kieran and Connor Comar and Emerson Archer; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins and special caregivers, Greta Blake and Bonnie Sims.

The funeral will be Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Steven A. Watters,  pastor at the McNair Memorial Presbyterian Church, and Jeff Davis, chaplain for Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., officiating.  A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Hanover Cemetery in Licking County.

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

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SANDRA SUE “SANDI” MARSHALL

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Sandra Sue “Sandi” Marshall, 71, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Friday, August 25, 2017, at 7:25 p.m. at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe where she had been a patient nine days.

Sandi was born June 28, 1946, in Brainerd, Minnesota to Everett Eugene and Virginia Lou Groshong Lovhaug.  She was a 1964 graduate of Xenia High School.

She had formerly been secretary for the president of Ohio Northern University and had also worked at Lenox China at the Outlet Mall and Peebles in Washington Court House.

She was preceded in death by her father in 2003, and her mother in 2008.

Sandi is survived by two children, D. Brent Marshall and his wife, Jennifer Snow-Marshall and Kelli Lynch and her husband, Ryan; five grandchildren, Emily, Erica and Justin Marshall and Madeline and Evan Lynch, all of Washington C.H. and the caring staff at Signature Healthcare of Washington Court House.

A private remembrance will be observed by the family.

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

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

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