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CONSTANCE LEE “CONNIE” SCHIRTZINGER

   Constance Lee “Connie” Schirtzinger, 82, of Greenfield, Ohio died Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 5:30 a.m. at her home.

Connie was born September 3, 1939, in Columbus, Ohio to Richard and Sarah Haas Page.

She had formerly owned and operated C & S Bridal in Washington Court House and, for several years, was a cashier at Ev’s Fine Foods.

Connie had been a member of St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church for 48 years and sang in the church choir.  She also frequently attended St. Benignus Catholic Church in Greenfield.  She was an avid bowler, loved horses and enjoyed her monthly euchre games with her sisters.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Marda Harrison and Shirley Gramling.

Connie was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by her husband, John William Schirtzinger whom she married July 18, 1959; four children, Douglas J. Schirtzinger and his wife, Kimberly, of Greenfield, Debra Hilderbrand of Washington Court House, Lynelle Cardenas and her husband, Ray, of Chillicothe and Lauri Juarez and her husband, C. Alex, of Galloway; 12 grandchildren, Lauren Schirtzinger of Jamestown, Shelby Snodgrass of Westerville, Ely Schirtzinger of Greenfield, Jonathon and Jordan Hilderbrand, both of Washington Court House, Page Staggs of Washington Court House, Cheyenne “C.T.” Schiering of Dayton, Grayson Bryan of Arkansas, Sidney Smallwood, Cali, Carlos ands Cora Juarez, all of Galloway, Ohio; a great grandchild, Kael Snodgrass of Westerville; two sisters, Barbara Brobst of Reynoldsburg and Patricia Venable of Columbus and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church in Washington Court House by the Rev. Father Cyrus M. Haddad, pastor at the church.  Burial will follow in the Bloomingburg Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Tuesday from 4-8 p.m.

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KIMBERLY ANN PENTZER BRADY

 

Kimberly Ann Pentzer Brady, 52, of New Holland, Ohio died Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at 1:41 p.m. at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe where she had been a patient since August 5.

She was born June 28, 1969, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Michael Edward and Evelyn Alice Cherepko Pentzer.  She was a graduate of Washington High School and the Nationwide Beauty Academy.  Except for 15 years in Columbus, she had lived most of her life in this community.

Kim was beautician and had worked at Saturday’s Hair Care.

She loved animals and enjoyed helping her daughter with her small animals 4-H projects.  Kim was a member of SCORBA Rabbit Club and was a member of the board of directors of the Ohio Holland Lops Rabbit Association.

She is survived by her husband, James Allen Brady whom she married May 6, 1995; a daughter, Allison Brady; her parents, Mike and Evelyn Pentzer of Washington Court House; two sisters, Jennifer Jones and her husband, Richard (Skip), of Clarksburg and Dawn Pentzer of Bloomingburg; sisters-in-law, Cathy McEvoy, Beth Calhoun and Mary Brady and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Monday, September 27, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the St. Colman Catholic Cemetery in Washington Court House with Danny Dodds, minister at the Greenfield Church of Christ, officiating.  Burial will be under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

There will be no visitation

Memorial contributions may be made to Fayette County 4-H (put “Camp Fund” in memo line), 1415 U.S. Route 22-SW, Suite 100, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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JAMES THOMAS PERRILL, III

James T. (Jim) Perrill, III, 91, of Naples, FL, formerly of Fayette County, OH, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at his home in Naples with his loving wife, Winnie, by his side.

Jim was born September 19, 1929, in Fayette County, Ohio to Willard H. “Barney’” and Florence Bliss Perrill.

He was a well-known successful farmer near Washington Court House.

Jim was preceded in death by a former wife, Shirley Brown Perrill and a sister, Ruth Sheridan.

He is survived by his wife, Winnie Perrill; children, JT (Susan) Perrill, Lisa Kyrisch, Teri (John) Summerfield, Traci (Rob) Bennett; grandchildren, JR Liggett, Jeremy (Abby) Liggett, Jay (Crystal) Perrill & Jeffrey Perrill, Zackary (Makaila) Bennett; three great grandchildren; a sister, Jeanie Teller and many friends at the Carlisle in Naples, Florida.

Services for Jim will be held at a date to be announced later.

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

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MARY VIRGINIA (GINNY) STEMPLE

Mary Virginia (Ginny) Stemple, 97, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 12:36 p.m. at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe where she had been a patient since Thursday.

Ginny was born April 12, 1924, at Middleport in Meigs County, Ohio to Allen E. and (Ethel) Marguerite Soles White.

Hilsheimer,She was a retired registered nurse.

Ginny had been a member of the Grace United Methodist Church since 1934 and was also a member of the United Methodist Women.

On April 15, 1946, she married H. S. (Bud) Stemple, Jr.  He preceded her in death on July 11, 1988.  She was also preceded by a daughter-in-law, Sandra Stemple and a brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Dorothy White.

She is survived by a son, Steven Stemple of Miamisburg; two daughters, Michele Stemple and her friend Linda Hilsheimer, of Chillicothe and Kim Horn of Washington Court House; four grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

Consistent with her longtime care and concern for others, her body was donated to Wright State University for medical research.

In keeping with her wishes, there will be no services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 301 East Market Street, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160 or the American Heart Association, P. O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.

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

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PAMELA I. SOUDER

Pamela Irene Souder, 75, of Wilmington, Ohio, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021, at her home after a lengthy battle with ALS.

Pam was born January 16, 1946, in Washington Court House, Ohio, the only child of Charles Homer and Emily Jean Hosier Graves.  She was a 1964 graduate of Washington High School.  She loved spending time fishing.

She was preceded in death by a son, David Charles Reese; her parents and her stepmother, Louise Graves.

Pam leaves behind a very large and loving family, including her husband, Ray Souder whom she married June 16, 2001; children, Alvin E. Sanderson, Jr. of Princeton, TX; John E. Supra, III and his wife, Belen, of Fort Worth, TX and their children, Gary Gutierrez of Tyler, TX, Jordan  Supra of Santa Rosa Beach, FL and Favian Supra of Fort Worth, TX; Dyana MtCastle and her husband, Mike, of Greenfield and their children,  Stephany (Derek) Eubanks of Greenfield, Tiphany Sanderson of Cincinnati, Keith Bennett, III of Greenfield, Anthony (Jess) MtCastle of Greenfield and Angela (Dustin) MtCastle of Hillsboro and numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.  She also leaves behind her lifelong best friend, Beth Southern of Welcome, NC.

The funeral will be Monday, September 20, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Pastor Todd Ernest officiating.  Cremation will follow the service.

Friends will be received at the funeral home from 10 a.m. Monday until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association, 1300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600, Arlington, Virginia 22209.

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ROBERT E. ROBERTS (Change in Service Time)

Robert E. Roberts, 86, of Jamestown, Ohio, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021, at 2:50 p.m. at Jamestown Place Nursing and Rehab where he had been a resident since January 2020.

Robert was born July 27, 1935, in Fayette County, Ohio to Roy Leander and Margaret Alice Baughn Roberts.  He was a 1953 graduate of Silvercreek High School in Jamestown and was a lifelong resident of the Jamestown community.

He formerly was a real estate salesman and broker before his retiring as a stationary engineer for Central State University.

Robert was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.  He had been a member of Jamestown Lodge F & AM #352 for over 50 years.  He was a wood carver and a member of the Dayton Woodcarvers Guild.  He was an avid Bible reader and enjoyed gardening.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Elizabeth Marie Johnson in 1991, and by his second wife, Joyce Watson Poe in 2018.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sherry  and Bill Faul of Jamestown; a grandson, Larry Aleshire and his wife, Melisa; three great grandchildren,  Jeffrey Wilson and his wife, Hannah, Dustin Wilson and Elizabeth Aleshire; four great great grandchildren, Brody, Jenna, Dustin and Sophia Wilson; a brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth R. and Shelley Bryan and a sister Sara (Sally) Bryan of Washington Court House; two step brothers, Robert Burnett and his wife, Esther, of Jamestown and John Burnett of Miamisburg and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 12 Noon at the New Silvercreek Cemetery in Jamestown.  Burial will be under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee  38105.

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GEORGIANNA M. JOSEPH BURTON

Georgianna M. Joseph Burton, 85, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Saturday, August 28, 2021, at 1:25 p.m. at Signature HealthCARE of Fayette County where she had been a patient since January.

Georgianna was born July 23, 1936, in Hillsboro, Ohio to George Wilbur and Dorothy Dollene Dunnagan Ward.  She was a 1954 graduate of Hillsboro High School and lived most of her life in Hillsboro, Washington Court House and Good Hope.

She had formerly been manager of Lords and Cato in Washington Court House before her retirement as a teller at Fifth Third Bank in Washington Court House.

She was a member of the Hillsboro Church of Christ.

Georgianna was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward E. Joseph on August 16, 1992; by her parents, two stepdaughters, Vicki Swinford and Jane Hill and a brother, Charles W. Ward.

She is survived by her husband, Frederick M. Burton whom she married March 23, 2006; a son and daughter-in-law, Brett and Katy Joseph of Washington Court House; four step children, Alan Joseph and his wife, Bonnie, of Washington Court House, Regina Krzychi of Manhattan, KS,  Andrew Burton and his wife, Janie, of Miamisburg and Phillip Burton of Clinton County; three grandchildren whom she loved dearly, Kamryn, Zane and Madison Joseph; several step grandchildren, including Tracy Vilvens and her husband, Justin, of Granville, OH; several step great grandchildren; a sister, Jean Wissinger of Washington Court House and several nieces and nephews, including Rick Wissinger of Rancho Cucamonga, CA and Julie and Jeff Shaw of Grove City, OH.

The funeral will be Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with John Pfeifer, minister at the Gathering Place, officiating.  Cremation will follow the service with burial of the cremains at a later date in the Good Hope Cemetery

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 116 Morris Avenue, Unit B, Circleville, Ohio 43113..

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ANTHONY RAYMOND “WHITEY” KEETON

Anthony Raymond “Whitey” Keeton, 57, of New Holland, Ohio died Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at 8:28 a.m. at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center where he had been a patient since Monday.

He was born June 7, 1964, in Washington Court House, Ohio to James Carl and Lula Faye Law Keeton.  He lived most of his life in the New Holland and Frankfort communities.

Whitey had been a factory and construction worker.  He was full of ideas and could fix anything.

He loved OSU football; NASCAR races, country music and going to festivals and truck pulls.  He was very social kind of guy that never met a stranger and was always willing to help anyone in need.

He was preceded in death by a son, Brandon Scott Keeton in 2012; by his parents; a sister, Sharon Kay Funk and a nephew, Larry Galen Funk, Jr..

Whitey is survived by his wife, the former Angela Kay Arledge; three children, Bryan Keeton and his girlfriend, Brenda Shoemaker, of Kingston, Angel Keeton and her boyfriend, Neil Whitten, of Yellowbud, April Keeton and her boyfriend, Shawn Baker, of Chillicothe; five grandchildren whom he dearly loved, Aedyn Keeton, Michael Howell, Kylie and Makayla Whitten and Raylen Keeton; ten siblings, Merv (Tara) Keeton of Clarksburg, Michael (Angie Lytle) Keeton of Frankfort, Rich Keeton and Jack Keeton both of Florida, Judy (Skip) Strahler of Washington Court House, Linda (Tony) Jones of Grove City, Betty (Tim) Strahler of Bloomingburg, Emma (Lloyd) Arledge of Chillicothe, Dovie (Brian Archer) Keeton of Frankfort and Carla Keeton of Bloomingburg; a brother-in-law, Larry Funk of New Holland and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

An open casket graveside service, with the Rev. Michael Hodge, minister at the Walnut Hill Church of Christ In Christian Union, officiating will be held Monday, August 30, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the New Holland Cemetery where Whitey’s family will greet friends and other family members immediately prior to the graveside service.

Burial will be under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland.

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HELEN M. JONES

Helen M. Jones, 95, of Washington Court House, Ohio went to be with her Lord and Savior at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at her home.

Helen was born May 3, 1926, in Fayette County, Ohio to Albert and Nona Wolfe Moore.  She was a 1944 graduate of Washington High School and was a lifelong resident of this community.

She spent over 25 years as deputy treasurer at the Fayette County Treasurer’s Office.  She also enjoyed 16 years working for the Fayette County Board of Elections.

Helen was a longtime active member of the Grace United Methodist Church.

On October 18, 1951, she married Leonard G. Jones.  He preceded her in death on October 23, 2003.  She was also preceded by a brother, Glenn Moore and two sisters, Marjorie Wilt and Ercel Lewis.

Helen is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Russell and Pam Jones of Columbus, Daniel and Kathleen Jones of Circleville and Bruce and Cindy Jones of Washington Court House; six grandchildren, David and Steven Jones, Kimberly Skyles, Chris, Nick and Travis Wurzbach and numerous great grandchildren.

The funeral will be Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church in Washington Court House with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House from 6-8 p.m. Monday, August 23, 2021.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 301 East Market Street, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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V. CHARLENE MONROE

V. Charlene Monroe, 80, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Friday, August 12, 2021, at 11:45 a.m. at her home. She had been in failing health.

Charlene was born September 30, 1940, in Fayette County, Ohio to Charles Herschel and Vesper Vlanche Rosell Hicks and was a lifelong resident of this community.

Charlene had been a member of the Bloomingburg United Methodist Church and attended the South Side Church of Christ.

On July 26, 1955, she married Earl Cecil Monroe. He preceded her in death on April 20, 2017.  She was also preceded by a brother, Blanchard Hicks.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Earl (Rick) and Patty Monroe, Jr. and Troy A. and Crystal Monroe, all of Washington Court House; three grandsons, Zachary Monroe, Joshua Monroe and Jason (Hillary) Monroe; a great grandson, Everest J. Monroe; a brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Doreen Hicks of Marysville, OH; three sisters-in-law, Janet Hicks, Janet Monroe and Rita Mason; several nieces and nephews and special friends, Alma Keubler, Terry Cremeans, Barb Seitz and Carmel Martin.

The funeral will be Monday, August 16, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Danny Dodds, minister at Greenfield Church of Christ, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Highlawn Cemetery.

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

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