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JACQUELINE KAY “JACKIE” LOUDNER

Jacqueline Kay “Jackie” Pope Loudner, 77, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 12:50 a.m. at Court House Manor where she had been a patient the past month.

Jackie was born on February 17, 1945, in Good Hope, Ohio to Paul and Louise Duff Pope and was reared in the Good Hope community.  She was a 1963 graduate of Miami Trace High School.  From an early age, Jackie had a great love for education and children.  She earned a bachelor of science in education in 1967, from The Ohio State University. Shortly thereafter, she married the love of her life, Raymond J. Loudner, on June 29, 1968. She decided to further her education and earned a master’s degree from the University of Dayton in 1982.

Jackie began her career as a teacher in the Columbus Public Schools and then began teaching at Washington City Schools where she taught from 1968, until her retirement in 2001, as a reading specialist.

Jacqueline was a proud member of the Mother’s Circle organization, Grace United Methodist Church, and her beloved “Lunch Bunch”. The Lunch Bunch group met weekly for over 55 years and was compromised of friends who were like family: Marlene Rankin, Nancy Ratliff, Peggy Vrettos, Marilyn Dawson, Karen Bernard, Pat Gall, Karen Hoppes, Judy Clay, and Sandy Gruber. She loved to host luncheons, parties, and make everyone she knew feel welcomed and loved. Jacqueline was an avid Bridge and Euchre player and loved spending her time on Anna Maria Island, Florida. She treasured her black cat; Chappie, Diet Coke, travel, golf, monograms and doting on her grandchildren. She was always packed and ready for her next adventure. Her sweet smile and laugh filled every room she entered.

Jacqueline is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Ray; her two daughters, Erin Loudner Emerson (John) Phillips of Edgewood, KY and Regan Loudner of Columbus; her granddaughters: Quincy, Darby, and Lily Emerson; a brother, Ronald Pope; sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Judy and Topper Black, and special nieces and nephews: April (David) McCarty, Chip (Allison) Black, Brent (Anna) Black and Tiffany (Ben) Adler.

Jacqueline valiantly fought against myelofibrosis for 22 years and did not allow her condition to get in the way of living a beautiful and joy-filled life full of love and adventure. She will forever be remembered as the most loving, strong, giving, and warmhearted mother, wife, and friend to all.

The funeral will be Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 3 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church, 301 East Market Street, 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 church from 2 p.m. Tuesday until time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160, are encouraged.

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

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CODY LEE EUBANKS

Cody Lee Eubanks, 30, of Washington Court House, Ohio went home to his Lord on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 2:57 a.m. at his home. His death was sudden and unexpected.
Cody was born December 12, 1991, at London in Madison County, Ohio to Hesper Lee Eubanks and lived in and around Washington Court House most of his life.
He had been a dedicated employee of Kroger in Washington Court House the past nine years.
Cody was an avid Reds, Buckeye and Eagles fan and loved fishing and playing video games.
On November 20, 2020, he married the love of his life, the former Chyla LeeAnn Jones. Along with his wife, he is survived by his mom and step-dad, Hesper and Ben Ziegler of Washington Court House; his siblings, Dustin Eubanks and Ostin Capehart of Washington Court House, Leigha Cassero of Cincinnati and Aubrey and Lilly Capehart, both of Washington Court House; nephews, Eli Eubanks and Wyatt Cassero; nieces, Kaylee, Kyndall, Konley and Kaylin Jones, all of New Holland; his father-in-law, David Jones of Washington Court House grandparents-in-law, Robert and Mary Jane Chrisman of New Holland; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Cholby and Kari Jones of New Holland; his beloved dog, Cash, and a huge host of friends.
In keeping with his family’s wishes, cremation will take place and a memorial service, with Michael Hodge, pastor at the Walnut Hill Church of Christ in Christian Union, officiating, will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.
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SHIRLEY JO PYLE THOMPSON STACKHOUSE

Shirley Jo Pyle Thompson Stackhouse, 89, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Thursday, November 24, 2022, at 6:45 p.m. at Court House Manor where she had been a patient since October 5.  She had been ill since August 4, 2022.

Shirley was born November 13, 1933, in a log cabin between two hills in Pike County, Ohio to Charles Clayton and Constance Gayle Keller Pyle.  She went to school in Beaver, Ohio until 1941, then moved to Washington Court House when she entered the third grade at Central Elementary.  She was a 1951 graduate of Washington High School where she was in the “Best Band in the Land” for four years as a snare drummer.  She was elected Homecoming Queen for the 1950-1951 school year.

Following graduation, she went to work at the Wright-Paterson Air Force Base where she met her first husband, Harold Myers Thompson.  Following the birth of two sons and her divorce, she returned to Washington Court House to work at National Cash Register.  She later worked part time at the Fayette County Treasurer’s office for ten years, before becoming a full-time mom.  Shirley then became involved with the Fayette County Special Olympics with her special needs son, Chuck.

Shirley was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and loved to plant flowers and tomatoes.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harold M. Thompson.  On November 20, 1959, she married John Irvin “Jack” Stackhouse.  He preceded her in death on January 28, 2006.  She was also preceded by her parents; a brother, Jack E. Pyle; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Dorothy D. “Dottie” and John Ervin and Constance M. “Connie” and Robert “Bud” Meriweather and a nephew, Dan Douglas Ervin and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

She is survived by four sons, David M. Thompson and his wife, Lisa, of Webster, NY, Brent A. Thompson of Cincinnati, Mark D. Stackhouse and his wife, Susan, and Charles E. (Chuck) Stackhouse, all of Washington Court House; four grandchildren, David M. Thompson, Jr., Kristina (Scott) Graham, Jennifer (Joel) Pomeroy and Jessica (Justin) Collier; eight great grandchildren; 13 nieces and nephews; two aunts, Joan Eisenaugle and Tootie Keller, both of Jackson; a cousin, Retired Admiral Stanley R. Arthur of Florida and many friends from the Class of 1951 and the Special Olympics.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation will take place.

Arrangements for a graveside service, to be held in the Washington Cemetery with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church, officiating, will be announced by the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to contribute to the Fayette County Special Olympics, 1330 Robinson Road-SE, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

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RACHEL SUSAN “SUSIE” NOBLE

Rachel Susan “Susie” Noble, 80, of New Holland, Ohio died Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 3:30 a.m. at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe where she had been a patient since November 16.

Susie was born March 5, 1942, in Circleville, Ohio to John and Mary Stevenson Duvall. She was a 1960 graduate of Circleville High School and lived most of her life in Williamsport and New Holland.

Before her retirement, she was activities director at the Chillicothe Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Susie was a member of the New Holland Church of Christ in Christian Union; the New Holland Lions Club; the Red Hat Society and Fayette County Commission on Aging.  She enjoyed line dancing, flowers and gardening.  She loved taking care of people, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

On September 14, 1962, she married Martin Daniel “Marty” Noble.  He preceded her in death on June 3, 2006.  She was also preceded by four brothers, John, Bill, Tom and Don Duvall.

Susie is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Ted and Melinda Noble of Greenfield, Jeff and Michelle Noble of Washington Court House and Chris and Michelle Noble of New Holland; eight grandchildren, Miranda (Ronald) Morris, Ashely Noble, Matthew Noble, Meloney George, Becka Baxla, Garritt George, Jessa Baxla and Keara Baxla; a brother and sister-in-law, David and Brenda Duvall of Tyler Texas; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Duvall of Grove City and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral will be held Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at 11 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with the Rev. Larry Doss, minister at New Holland Church of Christ in Christian Union, officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

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

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P. WESLEY COX

Wesley Cox, 86, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 3:22 a.m. at Court House Manor Assisted Living where he had been residing since February.

Wesley was born August 21, 1936, in Chillicothe, Ohio to Myrtle and John Wesley McDaniel.  Following the death of Wesley’s mother during childbirth, he was adopted as a newborn by Jasper William and Sarah Elizabeth Hamman Cox.  He was a 1954 graduate of Washington High School and lived most of his life in this community.

During high school he began working at Wades Shoes.  He managed the store for many years until its closing in 1982.  He then opened his own shoe store inside Uhlman’s Department Store.  After a few years, Uhlman’s purchased his store and he became the manager at Uhlman’s.  He finished his career with Stage Department Stores, who bought out Uhlman’s, and continued to manage the store until his retirement in 2001.

Wes was a 43-year member of New Holland Lodge F. & A. M. where he served as lodge secretary for seven years.  He was a member and past president of the Washington Lions Club and always enjoyed participating in the Lions Club Variety Shows.  His favorite part was playing Charlie Chaplin, which he performed more than once, and he also performed several singing parts in the shows. He served 32 years as a member of the Fayette County Charitable Association and was a lifetime member of the Angler’s Club where he enjoyed fishing and just relaxing and reading at the pond.  Wes was a sports fan who enjoyed football, baseball, college basketball and F1 racing.  He was an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan from the time he was a kid listening to games on the radio.  He very much enjoyed cooking, his dogs, the local Farmer’s Market, his Courtview Coffee Club, listening to music and his family. Vacationing in the Outer Banks every year was something he always looked forward to and enjoyed very much.

He is survived by his wife, the former V. Ann Dews; four children, Joseph Alan Cox and his wife, Janice, of Alpharetta, GA; Jennifer Ann Heiny and her husband, Mark, of Washington Court House, Jonathan Dews Cox and his wife, Cindy, of Jeffersonville and Jason Daniel Cox and his wife, Jennifer, of Mason, OH; eight grandchildren, Morgan Cox, Mallory (Ethan) Cunningham, Molly (Terry) Gruber, Jake Pollock, Alicia (Nathan) Dill, Logan, Nathan and Katie Cox; six great grandchildren, Macy, Megan, Paislee, Roman, Macklin, Jovie and a great great granddaughter, Daisy.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation will be observed.

A memorial service, followed by burial in Washington Cemetery, will be held at a later date.

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

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JOYCE ELAINE CONRAD

Joyce Elaine Conrad, 79, of New Holland, Ohio passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at 5:50 p.m. after a two-week hospitalization.

Joyce was born December 31, 1942, in Frankfort, Ohio to Carl Franklin and Ruth Butler Kruger.  She was a 1960 graduate of Frankfort High School and lived her entire life in Ross and Pickaway Counties.

She had formerly worked at the Citizen’s Bank in Chillicothe and later assisted with 3 Moms Catering, but her life’s work was caring for her family and assisting with the family dairy farm.

Joyce was a faithful member of the Atlanta United Methodist Church and was active with the United Methodist Women.  She was also a member of the National Farmers Organization and was a longtime poll worker.

Joyce loved to cook and bake for her family and others, but her ultimate joy was her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Taylor Elaine Baesman and a brother, Edwin Kruger.

Joyce is survived by her husband, Donald L. Conrad, whom she married March 21, 1964, three children, Karen Baesman and her husband, Rod, of Powell, Ohio; Greg Conrad and his wife, Judy, of New Holland and Becky Conrad Davenport and her husband, Monte, of Athens, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Kelsey (Aaron) Crookes, Jack (Alejandra) Baesman, Nick Baesman, Mikayla (Cameron) Gibbs, Macy (Kent) Maki, Macrae Conrad, Maylon Conrad, Luke Davenport and Shelby Davenport; a great grandson, Emmett Gibbs; a brother and sister-in-law, David and Rosemary Kruger of Bellbrook, Ohio; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Kate Kruger of Frankfort, Ohio, Carole Siegrist and her husband, Dr. Carl Siegrist, of Cincinnati; Edward  Conrad of Houston, Texas and Linda Scott and her husband, Thomas, of Beaver Falls, PA and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral will be Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 11 a.m. at the Atlanta United Methodist Church with the Rev. Serena Wolfe, pastor at the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland Friday from 2-6 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Atlanta United Methodist Church, c/o Jaime Heath, 24960 Moler Road, Williamsport, Ohio 43164.

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CHARLES ALLEN PENDERGRAFT

Charles Allen Pendergraft, 56, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Monday, November 14, 2022, at his home.

Chuck was born January 25, 1966, in Ironton, Ohio to Charles Henry and Elizabeth “Libby” Allen Pendergraft.  He was a 1984 graduate of Miami Trace High School and life most of his life in this community.

He was a 19-year employee of American Showa in Blanchester where he worked in facilities maintenance.

Chuck was preceded in death by his mother; his maternal grandparents, Betty and Ted Wilburn; paternal grandparents, Charles and Malinda Pendergraft and a stepson, Jason Howland.

He is survived by his wife, the former Kimberlyn Jo Howland; a son, Nathan Pendergraft and his friend, Stephanie Goodrich, of Greenfield; two grandchildren, Austyn and Nolan Pendergraft; a stepson, Donald Howland of Washington Court House; his father, Charles H. Pendergraft of Middletown; a brother, Glenn Pendergraft of Washington Court House; a half-sister, Charlas Abamson of Middletown and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation will take place and a private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

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

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ROBERT GRAY STAUFFER

Robert Gray Stauffer, 94, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 12:42 p.m. at Carriage Court Assisted Living of Washington Court House where he had been residing the past year.

Bob was born September 2,1928, at Sabina in Clinton County, Ohio to Wayne and Ruth Gray Stauffer.  He was a graduate of Sabina High School and lived most of his life in Sabina and Washington Court House.

He formerly was a warden at the London Prison Farm and had worked at National Cash Register and Pennington Bread in Washington Court House.  He had also owned and operated a carpet cleaning business.  Bob was a World War II Army veteran.

On February 21, 1948, he married the former Irene Provost.  She preceded him in death June 12, 2008. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Warren and George Roger Stauffer; a sister, Barbara Stauffer; two brothers-in-law, Joseph F. and Robert E. Provost and sisters-in-law, Janet Stauffer, Dorothy, Ruth and Carolyn Provost.

He is survived by a brother, Ronnie D. Stauffer and his wife, Judie, of Versailles, Ohio, sisters-in-law, Emma Stauffer of Kettering and Carol Dunn and her husband, John, of Washington Court House; special friend, Ruth Kellis of Washington Court House and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral will be Monday, November 14, 2022, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Bruce Stauffer, Church of Christ minister, officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.

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

Memorial contribution may be made to ProMedica Hospice, 208 North Fayette Street, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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JUDITH ELVA “JULIE” DEAN

Judith Elva “Julie” Dean, 52, of Sabina, Ohio died Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at 3:09 p.m. at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus where she had been a patient since October 8.

Julie was born in March 24, 1969, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Robert Edwin and Sarah Patricia Shirey Dean.  She was a 1987 graduate of Washington High School and received an associate degree from Southern State Community College.

She formerly had worked 19 years at YUSA Corporation and later at McKesson Corporation.  She currently was employed by the Clinton County Community Action working in the head start program.

Julie attended the South Side Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her father on December 19, 1979; by her mother on October17, 2012, and two sisters, Sarah Leisure and Nola Dean.

Julie is survived by her longtime partner, Chris Bloch of Sabina; a son, Cameron N. Bloch of Sabina and his girlfriend, Courtney Graves; a daughter, Kelcee Bloch of Wilmington; a granddaughter, Myia Spurlock, two brothers, Mark Dean of Washington Court House and John Dean and his wife, Dena, of Indian Lake; a sister, Meg Cruea her husband, Mike, of Daytona Beach, FL; a brother-in-law, Darrell “Dink” Leisure of Williamsport; several nieces and nephews and many friends including the “Girls Gang.”

The funeral will be Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 6 p.m. at the South Side Church of Christ with Todd Maurer, connections minister at the church, officiating.  Cremation will follow the service.

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

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

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JANET RUTH BONNER

Janet Ruth Bonner, 95, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at 11:11 a.m. at Signature HealthCARE of Fayette County where she had been a patient since September 30.

Janet was born February 23, 1927, at Atlanta in Pickaway County, Ohio to Walter Max and Helen Graham Turner. She was a graduate of Atlanta High School and lived most of her life in this community.

She was a retired beautician.

Janet was a member of the South Side Church of Christ; had formerly been a Sunday school teacher and Girl Scout leader and loved crafting, baking and painting.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Warner (Jack), Darrell, James and Harold Turner and four sisters, Mary Parrott, Cora Michael, Joanne Medary and Helen Galloway.

Janet is survived by her husband, Edward E. Bonner whom she married February 3, 1947; a daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and Lawrence Shaltry of Greenville, Ohio; a son and daughter-in-law, Herbert and Luan Bonner of Canal Winchester; five grandchildren, Matthew (Amy) Shaltry, Benjamin Shaltry, Joshua Bonner, Ryan Bonner and Lara (Isaac) DeSanto; two great grandchildren, Christopher and Austin Shaltry; a brother and sister-in-law, Walter and Judith Turner of Columbus; a sister, Margaret Durham of California and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Friday, October 21, 2022, at 11 a.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 New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House from 10 a.m. Friday until time of the service.

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