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Our Obituaries

Evelyn L. Roler

August 8, 1922 - February 12, 2013

Evelyn L. Roler, age 90, of Hillsboro, the community of Taylorsville, died Tuesday afternoon, February 12, 2013 at the Laurels of Hillsboro. She was born August 8, 1922, in Highland County, the daughter of the late Ed and Clara (Aber) Winkle. She was a member of the Union Church of Christ in Taylorsville, and was always devoted to her family. She is survived by a son, Keith Roler, of...
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Dorothy N. Hamilton

January 13, 1941 - February 10, 2013

Dorothy N. Hamilton, age 72, of Leesburg, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Sunday morning, February 10, 2013 at her home. She was born January 13, 1941, in Leesburg, the daughter of the late George Edward and Harriett Alice (Miller) Hamilton. She was a member of the Leesburg United Methodist Church. After graduating from the Ohio State School of Cosmetology, she was a...
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Tommy Leroy Lawwill

March 20, 1947 - February 9, 2013

Tommy L. Lawwill age 65 of Hillsboro died Saturday February 9, 2013 at the Laurels of Hillsboro. He was born March 20, 1947 in Hillsboro, Ohio the son of Harold and Helen Jones Lawwill. Mr. Lawwill had been a school custodian in California. He was a U. S. Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He is survived by two sons, Tommy L. Lawwill of Lynchburg, Jeff Lawwill of California, two...
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Betty Lou Fulkerson

September 2, 1943 - February 6, 2013

Betty Lou Fulkerson, age 69, of Hillsboro, died Wednesday morning, February 6, 2013 at the Highland District Hospital. She was born September 2, 1943, in Greenfield, the daughter of the late Alva and Mary (Meredith) Williams. She was always devoted to her family. She is survived by her husband of fifty-one years, Charles R. Fulkerson. She is also survived by eight children, Ronald Fulkerson,...
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Spencer Crawford Burgess, Jr.

August 3, 1945 - February 3, 2013

Spencer Crawford Burgess, Jr., age 67 of Leesburg, died Sunday evening, February 3, 2013 at Heartland of Hillsboro. He was born August 3, 1945 in Greenfield, the son of the late Spencer C. and Mildred (Martin) Burgess. He was a 1963 graduate of Greenfield McClain High School and served in the United States Air Force from 1963 to 1967. He was the owner and operator of S. C. Burgess Millwright in...
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Linda Sue Mullins

February 14, 1949 - February 3, 2013

Linda Sue Mullins age 63, of Greenfield, passed away Sunday, February 3, 2013 at the OSU Medical Center in Columbus. She was born February 14, 1949 in Portsmouth, Ohio the daughter of the late Norman and Rosemary Malone Hopkins. Mrs. Mullins had worked at the Candle-Lite Company for 17 years. She is survived by her husband, William Mullins whom she married on July 17, 1967, one daughter, Tina ...
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Robert Donald Wysong

September 2, 1923 - February 2, 2013

Robert D. Wysong age 89 of Hillsboro died Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Highland District Hospital. He was born September 2, 1923 in Arcanum, Ohio the son of the late William J. and Agnes Vanatta Wysong. Mr. Wysong was a graduate of Manchester College and had taught and coached in Piqua for several years. He had retired as a driver salesman for the Sara Lee Corporation in Columbus. He was a...
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Harriett Williams Moody

July 8, 1914 - February 1, 2013

Harriett Williams Moody age 98 of Westerville, Ohio, formerly of Hillsboro, died Friday, February 1, 2013 at the Manor Care Nursing Center in Westerville. She was born July 8, 1914 in Hillsboro, Ohio the daughter of the late John Sr. and Margaret Baker Williams. Mrs. Moody was a member of the Hillsboro Wesleyan Church and was a founding member of the Magnolia Twig in Hillsboro. She is survived by...
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Charles "Chuck" Barger

June 29, 1920 - February 1, 2013

Charles L. "Chuck" Barger age 92 of Hillsboro died Friday, February 1, 2013 at the Heartland of Hillsboro. He was born Tuesday, June 29, 1920 in Hillsboro, Ohio the son of the late L. Grover and Achsah J. Stuckey Barger. Mr. Barger was a member of the Hillsboro First United Methodist Church, Hillsboro Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 361 and had been a member of the Hillsboro Rotary Club...
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Nicky Lee Kerwood

August 13, 1957 - January 30, 2013

Nicky Lee Kerwood, age 55, of Hillsboro, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at his home. He was born August 13, 1957 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia the son of Jim and Mary Wolfinbarger Leonard. He is survived by his mother, Mary Leonard; children, Jamie (Daryl) Ahrmann of Hillsboro, Amber (Loren) Frazier of Hillsboro, Nicky Kerwood of Hillsboro, and Amanda (Randy) Warrington of Hillsboro;...
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Carol Kay Gillespie

January 23, 1942 - January 30, 2013

Carol Kay Gillespie age 71 of Belfast passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at her home. She was born January 23, 1942 in Westboro, Ohio the daughter of the late Robert Donald and Catherine Elizabeth Rankin Walker. Carol had worked at many jobs throughout Highland County and her most recent place of employment was the Highland County Head Start where she worked as a cook. She enjoyed...
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Terence "Jammer" Williams

January 14, 1969 - January 28, 2013

Terence M. "Jammer" Williams age 44 of Dayton, Ohio died Monday, January 28, 2013 at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He was born January 14, 1969 in Wilmington, Ohio the son of Emerson Williams of Dayton and the late Patricia Lee Goins Williams. Mr. Williams was a production operator for the General Motors Corporation in Dayton. He was a 1987 graduate of Belmont High School. In addition to...
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Timothy B. Henson

March 25, 1960 - January 26, 2013

Timothy B. Henson age 52 of Leesburg died Saturday, January 26, 2013 at his home. He was born March 25, 1960 in Wilmington, Ohio the son of the late E. "Cliff" and Helen Patterson Henson. Mr. Henson had worked at the Mason Company for 21 years. He also enjoyed golfing, riding in his jeep, playing cornhole and had won many trophies in horseshoe pitching. He is survived by his wife, Brenda...
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Phyllis Borst Thomas

March 20, 1937 - January 21, 2013

Phyllis Darlene (Borst) Thomas, age 75 of Hillsboro, died Monday, January 21, 2013 at LifeCare Hospital at Sycamore Hospital in Dayton. She was born March 20, 1937 in Moraine City, Ohio the daughter of the late Charles E. and Hazel Mullins Borst. She had been a member of the Hillsboro Church of God, enjoyed buying and selling antiques, and loved vacationing and traveling with her family. ...
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Mary Ellen Brewer

July 10, 1926 - January 19, 2013

Mary Ellen Brewer age 86 of Leesburg died Saturday, January 19, 2013 at her home. She was born July 10, 1926 in Lucasville, Ohio the daughter of the late James and Jewel Lewis McBrayer. She was a member of the Walnut Hill Church of Christ in Christian Union. She is survived by one granddaughter, Dawn (Troy) Frazier of New Vienna, two grandsons, Bart (Stacia) Brewer of Greenfield, Shawn (Shelly)...
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Osborne Eugene Gaines

April 17, 1927 - January 19, 2013

Osborne Eugene Gaines, age 85, of Hillsboro, the community of Marshall, passed away Saturday morning, January 19, 2013, at his home. He was born April 17, 1927, in Aberdeen, the son of the late Elmer and Mary (Hedges) Gaines. He was the youngest of nine children, including siblings Lorena, Ralph, Floyd, Herschel, Esther, Minnie, Olive and Harold, who all preceded him in death. He graduated...
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Patricia Lou Cordy

August 4, 1970 - January 15, 2013

Patricia Lou "Patty" Cordy age 42 of Hillsboro died Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at the Bethesda North Hospital in Montgomery. She was born August 4, 1970 in Chillicothe, Ohio the daughter of Marty R. and Ella M. Anderson Williams Sr. of Hillsboro. Ms. Cordy had been a police officer serving Wilmington and New Vienna Ohio. She had also worked for Magee's and Prime Cut Restaurants in Hillsboro. In...
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Veronica Logan-Smith

April 22, 1943 - January 13, 2013

Veronica Edith Logan-Smith age 69 of Ripley, Ohio died Sunday morning, January 13, 2013 at her home. She was born April 22, 1943 in Lynchburg, Ohio the daughter of the late John P. and Mary Stella DeAtley Stevenson. Mrs. Logan-Smith had been the Parking Service Coordinator for the University of Cincinnati for thirty years. She was a member of St. George Catholic Church in Georgetown Ohio. She is...
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Roger L. Frost

April 5, 1936 - January 11, 2013

Roger L. Frost, age 76, of Winchester, died Friday, January 11, 2013 at Clermont Mercy Hospital. He was born April 5, 1936 in Hillsboro, the son of the late Orland and Goldie McCreadie Frost. Roger loved his family, and was known by all for his "story" telling. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during the Korean War. Roger, along with his sons, started, owned, and operated...
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Mollie L. Florkey

July 9, 1918 - January 7, 2013

Mollie L. Florkey, age 94, of Hillsboro, went to be with the Lord Monday, January 7, 2013 at the Heartland of Hillsboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 9, 1918 in Middletown, Ohio the daughter of the late Frank and Oca Camden Blaine. She was a member of the Monroe Presbyterian Church, loved playing the piano and organ, enjoyed working in her yard, and playing Bingo. She...
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Ruth Elizabeth Cowgill

September 17, 1930 - January 7, 2013

Ruth Elizabeth (Ross) Cowgill, age 82, of the New Petersburg community, died Monday, January 7, 2013 at home on the family farm. She was born September 17, 1930, in Hillsboro, the daughter of the late William E. and Mary (Teboe) Ross. She was married to Joseph W. Cowgill on June 26, 1955, in Friendsville, Tennessee, and he preceded her in death on June 4, 2012. She was a 1948 graduate of...
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Barbara Joyce Smalley

September 24, 1932 - January 6, 2013

Barbara Joyce Smalley, age 80, of Leesburg, passed away Sunday afternoon, January 6, 2013 at the Highland District Hospital. She was born September 24, 1932, in Washington Court House, the daughter of the late Homer and Lelia (Pyle) Rodgers. She attended the Leesburg Friends Church, and was a member of the United Society of Friends Women, the Leesburg Wednesday Club, the Leesburg Book Club and...
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Phillip "Philo" Dickey

June 9, 1946 - January 4, 2013

Phillip Nelson Dickey age 66 of Circleville (formerly of Hillsboro) died Friday, January 4, 2013 at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. He was born June 9, 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio the son of the late Frank and Phyllis Faul Dickey. Mr. Dickey was a radio personality, writer and actor. He had been with the production, Tecumseh in Chillicothe for several years and had been...
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Martha Joyce Wilbanks

August 26, 1939 - January 3, 2013

Martha Joyce Wilbanks, age 73, of Lynchburg, passed away peacefully in her sleep January 3, 2013 with her daughter by her side after a courageous 12 year battle with cancer. She was born August 26, 1939 in Portsmouth, Ohio, the daughter of the late Daniel and Selma Shy Farmer. She spent her childhood in the hills of Pike County. During high school she moved to Lynchburg where she met her high...
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Cecil M. Ayers

December 4, 1948 - December 31, 2012

Cecil M. Ayers, age 64, of Hillsboro, passed away Sunday afternoon, December 30, 2012 at the Ohio State University Medical Center. He was born December 4, 1948, in Middlesboro, Kentucky, a son of the late William "Bill" and Elsie (Taylor) Ayers. He was a member of the Southside Praise and Worship Center, and had retired from the Mad River Local Schools near Dayton after thirty-five years of...
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James A. Badgley

February 10, 1946 - December 28, 2012

James A. Badgley, age 66, of Hillsboro, died Friday, December 28, 2012 at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He was born February 10, 1946 in Greene County, Ohio the son of the late Robert Arthur and Julia Ellen Beal Badgley. He is survived by his sister, Rita Wherry of Hillsboro. Visitation and funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. The Turner & Son...
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Albert Lakes

February 16, 1932 - December 28, 2012

Albert Lakes age 80 of Hillsboro died Friday, December 28, 2012 at his home. He was born February 16, 1932 in Berea, Kentucky the son of the late Lank and Cynthia Lakes. Mr. Lakes had been a construction worker and was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Sinking Spring United Methodist Church, the VFW Post 9094 and a past member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie...
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Eva Carol Miller

July 3, 1938 - December 24, 2012

Eva Carol Miller, age 74, of Hillsboro, died Monday, December 24, 2012 at the home of her daughter in Hillsboro. She was born July 3, 1938 in Williamsburg, Ohio the daughter of the late Edward James and Maude Bevis DeMoss. She is survived by her daughter Jenny Gehring of Hillsboro; son Michael Paul (Julia) Brewer of Mason; grandchildren, Sarah Gehring, Julie Deible, Emma Brewer, Alex Brewer,...
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Steven Forrest Schultz

July 14, 1951 - December 23, 2012

Steven Forrest Schultz, 61, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Sunday, December 23, 2012. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he lived most of his life in Clarksville, Ohio. He graduated from Clinton-Massie High School in 1969. During a 2012 ceremony, he was inducted into the Clinton-Massie Hall of Fame for his accomplishments as a varsity football, basketball and baseball...
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Iva J. Elswick

October 17, 1934 - December 23, 2012

Iva Jeanne Elswick, age 78, of Wilmington, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, December 23, 2012. She was born October 17, 1934, in Greene County, Ohio the daughter of the late Charles D. and Lily L. Abbott Kingsolver. Iva was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and a faithful Christian. She had enjoyed singing in the choir and teaching Sunday School and Youth Group, and still read her...
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Douglas H. King

June 8, 1936 - December 23, 2012

Douglas H. King, age 76, of the Highland Community, went to be with Jesus on December 23, 2012 at the Heartland of Hillsboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born June 8, 1936 in Garrett, Indiana the son of the late Harry P. and Martha LeRoy King. Doug had been a Dairy Farmer and retired from woodworking as the owner of Premium Wood Shop. He was also an active member of the Hillsboro...
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June Griffith

June 15, 1927 - December 22, 2012

June Griffith age 85 of Hillsboro died Saturday, December 22, 2012 at the home of her daughter. She was born June 15, 1927 in New Market, Ohio the daughter of the late Ralph and Pauline Jacobs Miller. Mrs. Griffith was a graduate of Wilmington College and the University of Dayton. She had taught school for twenty-five years in Highland and Clermont Counties and had been an administrative...
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Stanley Pfister

May 3, 1920 - December 20, 2012

Stanley A. Pfister age 92 of Lynchburg died Thursday evening, December 20, 2012 at his daughter's home. He was born May 3, 1920 in Lynchburg the son of the late Earl W. and Mary Shaeffer Pfister. Mr. Pfister had retired from the Cincinnati Milacron where he worked as a mechanical engineer for thirty-four years. He was a member of the Lynchburg Lions Club and Masonic Lodge. He also had been a...
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Tina Renee Storer

September 28, 1963 - December 20, 2012

Tina Renee Storer age 49 of Hillsboro died Thursday, December 20, 2012 at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. She was born September 28, 1963. She is the daughter of William and Winona Greene Storer of Hillsboro. Ms. Storer had worked as a nurse's aid and cook for the area nursing homes. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her companion, David Moon Sr., one son, David Moon Jr. of...
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Thomas F. Orcutt

September 30, 1918 - December 20, 2012

Thomas F. Orcutt, age 94, of Hillsboro, passed away Thursday afternoon, December 20, 2012 at the Highland District Hospital. He was born September 30, 1918, in Burlington, Washington, the son of the late Isaac N. and Dora P. (Miller) Orcutt. He retired from the United States Air Force in 1969 as a Master Sergeant after more than twenty-six years of active duty, and then continued to work for an...
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Lawrence Duane Allen

July 10, 1926 - December 19, 2012

L. Duane Allen age 86 of Lynchburg died Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at his home. He was born July 10, 1926 near Lynchburg, Ohio the son of the late Truman E. and Hazel Lavon Lafferty Allen. Mr. Allen had retired from the General Motors Corporation after thirty-two years of service. He was a life member of the Lynchburg VFW Post and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He is...
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Belinda Denise Hickey

December 13, 1961 - December 19, 2012

Belinda Denise Hickey age 51 of Wilmington died Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at the Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington. She was born December 13, 1961 in Dayton, Ohio the daughter of Billie Jean Taylor Davidson of Lynchburg and the late Herbert Davidson. Mrs. Hickey was a homemaker and a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Lynchburg. In addition to her mother, she is survived by two sons,...
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Steven Phillip Risley

September 30, 1988 - December 18, 2012

Steven Phillip Risley, age 24, of Leesburg, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at the Miami Valley Hospital. He was born September 30, 1988, in Springfield, the son of Patti Risley of Leesburg. He was very outgoing, loved animals and enjoyed gardening, cooking, and had just taken up knitting. He had attended Southern State Community College. In addition to his mother, he is survived by...
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George Calmes

August 6, 1926 - December 18, 2012

George Calmes age 86 of Leesburg died Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Hospice of Dayton. He was born August 6, 1926 in Irvine, Kentucky the son of the late George Whitfield and Dixie Lewis Samples Calmes. Mr. Calmes was an educator having served as school principal for the Greeley and Platteville Schools in Colorado and also taught at the Rangeley Elementary School in Colorado, the Waynesville...
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Charles E. Buck, Ph.D

December 16, 2012

Charles E. Buck Ph.D, Professor Emeriti, University of Maine-Orono, Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, passed away peacefully Sunday December 16, 2012 at his home in Stillwater Maine. The son of Inez and Robert, Dr. Buck was born in Temvik, North Dakota and raised on a farm in Solen, ND. He received his undergraduate degree from North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. He subsequently served...
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David Wesley Cox

March 12, 1969 - December 16, 2012

David Wesley Cox, age 43, of Dayton, formerly of Hillsboro, died Sunday, December 16, 2012 in Chillicothe. He was born March 12, 1969 in Dayton, the son of Vernon Lee and Mary Elaine Salley Cox, Sr. He had attended White Oak High School. David is survived by his mother and step-father, Elaine and Roger Miller of Hillsboro; father Vernon Le Cox, Sr. of Dayton; twin sons, Casey and Bradley Cox...
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Margaret Montgomery Fenner

June 15, 1942 - December 12, 2012

Margaret Montgomery Fenner, devoted wife, mother and proud grandmother, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 in Jupiter, Florida at the age of 70. She was born June 15, 1942 in Macon, Georgia the daughter of the late Florine and James S. Montgomery. Mrs. Fenner was raised in Woodburg, Georgia until she was swept off of her feet by her husband of 52 years...
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Donald W. Siders

July 9, 1947 - December 9, 2012

Donald W. Siders, age 65, of the Sugar Tree Ridge Community, died Sunday, December 9, 2012, at Clermont Mercy Hospital in Batavia with his family at his bedside. He was born July 9, 1947 in Hillsboro the son of Robert E. and Mary B. Beets Siders. He was a veteran serving in the United States Navy. He enjoyed playing poker, shooting guns and listening to rock music. He is survived by Brenda Joyce...
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Terri Lynn Ervin

January 13, 1969 - December 8, 2012

Terri Lynn (Finley) Ervin, age 43, of Hillsboro, passed away unexpectedly and went to heaven Friday evening, December 7, 2012 at her home. She was born November 13, 1969, in Springfield, the daughter of Kathy Nichols of Hillsboro. She was a 1988 Hillsboro High School graduate. Terri was a very kind- hearted and loving person to family and friends, and enjoyed helping others any way she could. ...
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Helen J. Hise

August 29, 1933 - December 8, 2012

Helen J. Hise age 79 of Hillsboro died Saturday, December 8, 2012 at the Crestwood Nursing Center. She was born August 29, 1933 in Hillsboro, Ohio the daughter of the late John and Minnie Thompson Cox. Mrs. Hise had been a waitress for several restaurants in Hillsboro in her early years; she had worked for the Hercules Trouser Company and help start and worked for the original Kroger Store in...
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Merle Wesley Lamb

September 6, 1966 - December 8, 2012

Merle Wesley Lamb age 46 of New Vienna, Ohio died Saturday December 8, 2012 at the Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. He was born September 6, 1966 in Hillsboro, Ohio the son of the late Eldon P. and Stella Mae Lamb Lamb. Mr. Lamb was a member of the Clarksville Pentecostal Church. He is survived by his wife, Sue Wilder Lamb whom he had married on January 11, 1992 in Midland, Ohio, two sons, Wesley...
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Russell Freeman Rose

November 8, 1950 - December 7, 2012

Russell Freeman Rose, age 62, of Blanchester, passed away Friday evening, December 7, 2012 at his home. In keeping with his wishes, he was cremated. A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the Full Gospel Christian Assembly in Blanchester. Mr. Rose's brother, Rev. Terry Rose, will officiate.
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Donna Gean Brigner

July 23, 1936 - December 6, 2012

Donna Gean Brigner age 76 of Hillsboro died Thursday, December 6, 2012 at her home. She was born July 23, 1936 in Portsmouth, Ohio the daughter of the late Thomas McGlone and Dora Gray (Bob) Sally. Mrs. Brigner had been a Dietician at the First Community Village in Columbus, Ohio. She is survived by five children, Vicki (Robert Hall) Hawkins of Lakeland, Florida, Kimberly (Billy) Brigner-Gavin of...
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Clara F. Scott

March 5, 1939 - December 4, 2012

Clara Francis Scott age 73 of Ashville, North Carolina, formerly of Hillsboro died Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at The Oaks at Sweeten Creek in Arden. She was born March 5, 1939 in Ashland, Kentucky the daughter of the late Frank and Dee Porter McDaniels. Mrs. Scott had retired as a Cardiac Technician. She was a member of the Cane Run Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky. She is survived by four...
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Jean Larrick

August 9, 1934 - December 4, 2012

Jean Larrick, age 78, of Hillsboro, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. She was born August 9, 1934, in Warrington, England, the daughter of the late James and Dorothy Mather. She had retired in 1996 from Farm Credit Services after twenty-six years of service, and had served as the secretary/treasurer of the Highland County Fair Board for a number of years. She is...
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Raymond C. Snider

June 28, 1926 - December 2, 2012

Raymond C. Snider, age 86, of Lynchburg, died Sunday, December 2, 2012 at his home. He was born June 28, 1926, in Mount Orab, the son of the late Clifford and Helen (Blair) Snider. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army, and was a member of the Hillsboro VFW Post 9094, Rocky Fork AmVets Post 61 and the Bainbridge American Legion Post 14. He is survived by four nephews, Larry ...
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Donald "Gene" Dixon

September 17, 1925 - December 1, 2012

Donald Eugene "Gene" Dixon age 87 of Hillsboro died Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the Bethesda North Hospital in Montgomery. He was born September 17, 1925 in Bridges, Ohio the son of the late Gerald and Leola Perie Dixon. Mr. Dixon had retired after thirty-six years of service with Cincinnati Milacron as an electrician. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of World War II and a member of the Highland...
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Joy Emery

January 8, 1928 - December 1, 2012

Joy Emery age 84 of Hillsboro died Saturday, December 1, 2012 at her home. She was born January 8, 1928 near Hillsboro, Ohio the daughter of the late Gerald and Mary Hazel Williams Hopkins. Mrs. Emery had been the legal secretary for Ronald Swonger, Attorney-At-law, for thirty years. She was a member of the Allensburg Church of Christ and the Highland County Senior Citizens. She is survived by...
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Donna Nelle Parshall

April 30, 1925 - November 25, 2012

Donna Nelle Parshall age 87 of Hillsboro died Sunday, November 25, 2012 at the Heartland of Hillsboro. She was born April 30, 1925 in Bridges, Ohio the daughter of the late Otto G. and Alma J. Smith Dodds. Mrs. Parshall had served for several years as the Highland County Motor Vehicles Deputy Registrar, was a sales associate for the Layman Real Estate Agency and had been a volunteer for the...
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Wayne Hunter

February 28, 1957 - November 25, 2012

Wayne Hunter, age 55, of Lynchburg, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 25, 2012 at the Hospice of Hope Inpatient Center in Seaman. He was born February 28, 1957, in Cincinnati, the son of Burchel and Nancy (Doyle) Hunter. He had been a truck driver for many years. On July 19, 1996, in Milford, he married his wife of sixteen years, Brenda Ann (Cain) Hunter, and she survives. He is also...
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Melody DeAnn Adkins

March 1, 1984 - November 24, 2012

Melody DeAnn Adkins, age 28, of Hillsboro, passed away November 24, 2012 at OSU Hospital with her Mother, Brother, Sisters and other family members by her side. She was born March 1, 1984 in Georgetown, Ohio, the daughter of David and Nancy Prater Adkins. Melody attended Hillsboro High School where she played softball and basketball. She also was on the cheerleading squad in Junior High. ...
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William L. Morgan

September 3, 1935 - November 22, 2012

William L. Morgan age 77 of Hillsboro passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Thursday morning, November 22, 2012 at his home. He was born September 3, 1935 in Waynesville, Ohio the son of the late Charles Henry and China Mae Lamb Morgan. Mr. Morgan was a lifetime farmer and a member of the House of Deliverance. He was a devoted husband, dad, and papaw. He celebrated life daily and was a...
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Hester Corrine Willoughby Pennington

April 29, 1934 - November 22, 2012

Hester Corrine Willoughby Pennington age 78 of Hillsboro died peacefully Thursday, November 22, 2012 at her home. She was born April 29, 1934 in Fleming County, Kentucky the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson and Alma Conley Newman. She is survived by her husband Benjamin F. Pennington, two children, David (Teresa) Willoughby and Dwight (Carol) Willoughby of Hillsboro, four grandchildren, Chad...
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David S. Adkins

May 16, 1945 - November 21, 2012

David Samuel Adkins, age 67, of Hillsboro, passed away November 21, 2012 at Highland District Hospital surrounded by his wife, children, grandchildren and other family. He was born in Fairborn, OH on May 16, 1945 to Lenvil & Opal Adkins. David married his wife of 44 years, Nancy (Prater) on October 8, 1968. During their time together they produced four children, Connie, Shawn, Tanya, and...
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John Mitch Gray

June 21, 1964 - November 18, 2012

John Mitchell "Mitch" Gray age 48 of New Vienna, Ohio died Sunday morning, November 18, 2012 at his home. He was born June 21, 1964 in Dayton, Ohio the son of Troy and Billi Childs Gray of Seaman Ohio. Mr. Gray was a Federal Rural Carrier for the U. S. Postal Service in Wilmington, Ohio for twenty years. In addition to his parents, he is survived by, his wife, Kathy Christman Gray whom he had...
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Geneva Evelyn Chrisman

April 28, 1921 - November 17, 2012

Geneva Evelyn (Bales) Chrisman, age 91, of the community of Samantha, passed away Saturday evening, November 17, 2012 at Hearth and Care in Greenfield. She was born April 28, 1921 in Ross County, the daughter of the late Nathan and Rosalee (Shoemaker) Bales. She is survived by two daughters, Marsha Brown of Sabina and Joanne (Bales) Helterbrand and her husband Bobby of Greenfield, and a...
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Betty A. Taylor

January 15, 1924 - November 16, 2012

Betty A. Taylor, age 88, of Leesburg, passed away Friday afternoon, November 16, 2012 at her home surrounded by her children. She was born January 15, 1924, in New Petersburg, to the late Harley and Pauline (Perie) Tompkins. In 1947, she married Joe Taylor, who passed away in 1996. In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was preceded in death by her daughter, Nancy Long; a grandson,...
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Larry E. Irwin

February 5, 1940 - November 16, 2012

Larry E. Irwin age 72 of The Villages, Florida died Friday, November 16, 2012 at his home. He was born February 5, 1940 in Sabina, Ohio the son of the Late Gilbert and Eva M. Knedler Irwin. Mr. Irwin had been an educator for thirty years serving as a teacher, coach, counselor, assistant principal and principal for the Lakota Local Schools and had retired as the assistant superintendent of the St....
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Georgia Marie Freeland

September 9, 1930 - November 15, 2012

Georgia Marie (Medley) Freeland, age 82, of Hillsboro, Ohio went home to join her heavenly Father on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Heartland of Hillsboro. Georgia was born on September 9, 1930 in Sabina, Ohio the daughter of the late Morris and Addie (Ross) Medley. Mrs. Freeland was an avid dog lover as well as a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Clarence Earl Freeland, Jr., whom she...
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Ola Mae Milton

September 7, 1924 - November 12, 2012

Ola Mae Milton age 88 of Hillsboro died Monday, November 12, 2012 at her residence. She was born September 7, 1924 in Ashe County, North Carolina the daughter of the late Joseph Henry and Mettie Hopkins Shephard. She is survived by five children, Constance (Jeff) McGuire of Hillsboro, Pamela Holloway of Florida, Vicki Nance of Russell Point, Ohio, John (Karen) Milton of Springfield, Ronald (Kim)...
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Thomas LeRoy Dale

April 16, 1952 - November 12, 2012

Thomas LeRoy Dale, age 60, of Wilmington died Monday, November 12, 2012 at Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington. He was born April 16, 1952 in Xenia, Ohio the son of the late Herman and Edith Chenowith Dale. His necessaries are embarked: farewell. The world has lost a good man on November 12, 2012, he will be missed. Thomas was an avid outdoorsman. Before his retirement he was a precision...
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Hollie Schulker

February 7, 1919 - November 12, 2012

Hollie Schulker age 93 of Lynchburg died Monday, November 12, 2012 at the Hillcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Peebles. She was born February 7, 1919 in Buckhorn, Kentucky the daughter of the late Clabe and Annie Hacker Gilbert. She is survived by one daughter, Carol Moore of Loveland, three grandsons, Howard Moore of Pendleton, Kentucky, Dennis Moore of LaGrange, Kentucky, Bill Moore...
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Louis Edward Burnett

November 1, 1934 - November 11, 2012

Louis Edward Burnett, age 78, of Hillsboro, formerly of Blanchester, died Sunday, November 11, 2012, at his home. He was born November 1, 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio the son of the late Charles L. and Margaret "Kate" Ellen Callihan Burnett. Louis was a veteran of the United States Army, and had retired as an Engineering Machinist from Keebler after more than 32 years of service. He enjoyed...
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Charles Buddy Rickman, Sr.

February 24, 1930 - November 11, 2012

Charles Buddy Rickman Sr. age 82 of Hillsboro passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at the Highland District Hospital. He was born February 24, 1930 in Hillsboro, Ohio the son of the late Ralph and Nancy Day Rickman. Mr. Rickman had retired after several years of service as a medical assistant for the Veterans Administration Hospital in Chillicothe where he had received a twenty ...
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Patsy Bernice Walker Pfister

March 17, 1914 - November 8, 2012

Patsy Bernice (Walker) Pfister, age 98, of Wilmington, passed away Thursday evening, November 8, 2012 at the Wilmington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 17, 1914, in Midland, the daughter of the late Estel and Maude (Whitaker) Walker. She had worked for several years at Wilmington College, was a 4-H instructor, and was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She...
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Alvin E. Sanderson, Sr.

April 9, 1945 - November 5, 2012

Alvin Eugene Sanderson, Sr., age 67, of Leesburg, passed away Monday evening, November 5, 2012 at the Clinton Memorial Hospital. Alvin was born on April 9, 1945, in Washington Court House, the son of the late Eldon Dewey and Agnes Isabelle (Ackley) Sanderson. On February 24, 1969, he married Barbara Howard, and she preceded him in death on June 9, 2011. He was also preceded in death by four...
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Luther Banks

April 28, 1929 - November 4, 2012

Luther Brayton Banks, age 83, of Hillsboro, died Sunday, November 4, 2012 at the home of his daughter in Lynchburg. He was born April 28, 1929 in Franklin, Ohio the son of the late Shelby and Julia Eversole Banks. He had been a "Journeyman Wireman" electrician and Lifelong member of the I.B.E.W. Local #648 in Hamilton, Ohio. Among the places he was associated with were Frigidaire, Long...
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Myrna Clements

May 5, 1922 - November 4, 2012

Myrna Eleanor Clements age 90 of Nederland, Colorado died Sunday, November 4, 2012 in Boulder Colorado. She was born May 5, 1922 in Clinton, Missouri the daughter of the late Robert and Docia Carpenter Stroup. Mrs. Clements had been a telephone operator for the Highland District Hospital, had co-owned and operated the D & M News and Novelty in Hillsboro for several years and had worked at the...
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Donald Lowell "Donnie" Walker

October 13, 1960 - November 2, 2012

Donald Lowell "Donnie" Walker, age 52, of Hillsboro, died Friday, November 2, 2012 at the Highland District Hospital. He was born October 13, 1960, in Chillicothe, Ohio the son of James Lowell and Phyllis Ann Webb Walker. Donnie was a Sergeant with the Highland County Sheriff's Department, where he had worked for more than 22 years. During his time with the Sheriff's Department, he had worked...
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James "Tom" Davis

March 21, 1931 - November 1, 2012

James T. "Tom" Davis age 81 of Lynchburg died Thursday morning November 1, 2012 at his home. He was born March 21, 1931 in Lynchburg, Ohio the son of the late Kester K. and Callie Puckett Davis. Mr. Davis had retired as a Postal Worker for the U. S. Mail Service after 35 years of service. He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War serving in Germany. He had served as a director for the Home...
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Lavena Lorraine Gschwandtner

August 20, 1958 - November 1, 2012

Lavena Lorraine Gschwandtner, age 54, of Hillsboro, Ohio, passed away Thursday morning, November 1, 2012 surrounded by her family at her home. She was born August 20, 1958, at Ft. Dix, New Jersey, the daughter of John and Ethel (Sager) Scott. She had proudly received her Master's Degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix in November of 2008. She had been a nurse with the Dayton,...
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Michael Wayne Carter

January 25, 1949 - October 31, 2012

Michael Wayne Carter, age 63, of Hillsboro, died Wednesday evening, October 31, 2012 at his home. He was born January 25, 1949, in Hillsboro, the son of the late William Teddy and Diena Margaret Wolff. He was a veteran of the United States Army. On December 26, 1995, in Troy, Ohio, he married his wife of sixteen years, Linda (Ouellette) Carter, and she survives. He is also survived by five...
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Charles N. Judy

May 20, 1918 - October 30, 2012

Charles N. Judy, age 94, of Hillsboro, passed away Tuesday evening, October 30, 2012 at his home. He was born May 20, 1918 in Columbus, Ohio the son of the late Clyde and Bertha Fishbaugh Judy. He had retired after many years of service as a press printer from the Xerox Corporation. He was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and received the Purple Heart for injuries received in battle in...
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Harold Dean Davis

July 10, 1929 - October 29, 2012

Harold Dean Davis, age 83, of Wilmington, left to be with our Lord and Savior peacefully on October 29, 2012. He was born July 10, 1929 in Highland County the son of the late Floyd and Lucy Snider Davis. Waiting to meet him at the gates of heaven is his wife Martha "Jo" Davis who passed away in 2005. Harold was the owner of The Oak Barber Shop in Wilmington, and a real-estate agent. He was a...
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Eileen Ruth Salter

November 6, 1924 - October 26, 2012

Eileen Ruth Salter, age 87, of Hillsboro, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012 at her home. She was born November 6, 1924, in London, England, the daughter of the late John William and Emily Rose (Baglee) Taylor. Eileen and Edwin B. "Ted" Salter were married in Kenton, Middlesex, England on September 21, 1946. Along with her husband, she entered the United States and moved to Chicago, Illinois on...
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Cheryl Lee Gibson

June 17, 1949 - October 24, 2012

Cheryl Lee Gibson age 63 of Hillsboro died Wednesday morning October 24, 2012 at her home. She was born June 17, 1949 in Cincinnati, Ohio the daughter of the late Marshal and Garnetta Baugh Harper. Mrs. Gibson had worked as a sales representative for Kings Nissan. She is survived by her husband, Richard Gibson whom she married on December 5, 1969, three sons, Richard (Debbie) Gibson of...
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Mary Starr Overpeck

June 15, 1955 - October 22, 2012

Mary Starr Overpeck, age 57, of Hillsboro, died Monday, October 22, 2012 at her home. She was born June 15, 1955 in Reading, Ohio the daughter of the late Joseph and Ruth Arhmann Segrist. She is survived by her husband James Dale Overpeck. Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. The Turner & Son Funeral Home, Hillsboro, is serving the family.
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Mary Huggins McBride

December 12, 1917 - October 21, 2012

Mary Delaplane Huggins McBride age 94 passed away quietly in her Hillsboro home on Sunday, October 21, 2012. She was born December 12, 1917 in Hillsboro, Ohio the daughter of the late Burch Delaplane and Nina Glenn Huggins. Mary attended the Hillsboro public schools, graduated from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri in 1936 and then from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in 1938. A...
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Charles Edward Brewer

December 6, 1934 - October 19, 2012

Charles Edward Brewer, age 77, of Hillsboro, died Friday, October 19, 2012 at the Laurels of Hillsboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born December 6, 1934 in New Market the son of the late Charles and Helen Wilkin Brewer. He was a member of the Northside Church of Christ and had been a Truck Driver. He is survived by his children, Ghila Helterbrand, Cynthia Kisamore, and Sandra ...
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Lester Leroy Younker

November 5, 1944 - October 18, 2012

Lester Leroy Younker, age 67, of Blanchester, passed away Thursday evening, October 18, 2012 at his son's home in Lynchburg. He was born November 5, 1944, in Corwin, Ohio, the son of the late Lester Eugene and Leona (Reviel) Younker. He was a former member of the Mission Church, was a former Midland Volunteer firefighter and a former member of the Lynchburg Lions Club. He had retired in 1982...
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Bobby Darrell Foster

April 18, 1937 - October 18, 2012

Bobby Darrell Foster age 75 of Lynchburg passed away Thursday morning October 18, 2012 at his home. He was born April 8, 1937 in Revlo, Kentucky the son of the late William and Flonnie Ball Foster. He is survived by his wife, Gwen Miller Foster whom he married on September 2, 1995, one daughter, Allison (Jamie Dunn) Strunk of Leesburg, one son, Robbie (Nannie) Foster of Goshen, five...
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James Robert Crabtree

January 14, 1947 - October 14, 2012

James Robert Crabtree age 65 of Leesburg died Sunday morning October 14, 2012 at his home. He was born January 14, 1947 in Greenfield, Ohio the son of the late Harry Jay and Doris Jean Chain Crabtree. Mr. Crabtree had worked as a lineman for the B & O Railroad for several years and later worked for Mac Tool Company in Washington Court House. He was a 1965 graduate of Fairfield High School, a U.S....
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Benjamin "Ben" Barrett

December 14, 1934 - October 12, 2012

Benjamin "Ben" Barrett, age 77, of Leesburg, passed away Friday morning, October 12, 2012 at his home. He was born December 14, 1934, in Leesburg, the son of the late Robert Carl and Nellie Pearl (Lieurance) Barrett. He is survived by two brothers, Robert D. "Bob" Barrett of Leesburg and Harry (Sally) Barrett of Greenfield, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he...
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Willimae Davidson

November 18, 1928 - October 10, 2012

Willimae Davidson age 83 of Lynchburg died Wednesday evening October 10, 2012 at the Heartland of Hillsboro. She was born November 18, 1928 in Webertown, Ohio the daughter of the late Albert William and Della Marie Burton Brown. Mrs. Davidson had worked as the ticket lady at the Roselawn Drive-In Theater in Allensburg for several years later working at the RobertShaw Company in Hillsboro and for...
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Thomas Allen Stanforth

July 17, 1947 - October 10, 2012

Thomas Allen Stanforth, age 65 of Hillsboro, passed away early Wednesday morning October 10, 2012 at the Highland District Hospital. He was born July 17, 1947 in Hillsboro the son of the late Allen "Bud" and Evelyn Mercer Stanforth. Mr. Stanforth had owned and operated Sandy's Carryout for many years, was an antique refinisher, woodworker and an avid hunter and fisherman. He was 1965 graduate...
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Jim Richmond

May 16, 1929 - October 9, 2012

Jim Richmond age 83 of Hillsboro died Tuesday evening October 9, 2012 at the Heartland of Hillsboro. He was born May 16, 1929 in Garrett, Kentucky the son of the late Earl Wesley and Bessie Kerr Richmond. Mr. Richmond had worked for the White's Foundry in Hillsboro for a short period of time, had retired from the Randall Company in Wilmington after thirty-five years of service and had worked for...
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Virginia Ann Strack

June 15, 1959 - October 7, 2012

Virginia Ann Strack, age 53, of Hillsboro, passed away Sunday morning, October 7, 2012 at her home. She was born June 15, 1959 in Piqua, Ohio, the daughter of Buford and Ethel (Spowl) Bolin. She is survived by a daughter, Telisha (Gilbert) Blakey of Wilmington; four grandchildren, Isaac, Gilbert II, Audrey and Emily; her father, Buford Bolin, Sr. of Piqua; two sisters, Hope Tolle of Indiana...
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Bill F. Applegate

December 25, 1942 - October 5, 2012

Bill F. Applegate, age 69, of Blanchester, passed away Friday, October 5, 2012 at the Laurels of Blanchester. In accordance with his wishes, he was cremated. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. There will be no visitation.
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Carl F. Beck

January 12, 1930 - October 5, 2012

Carl F. Beck, age 82, of St. Martin, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family Friday evening, October 5, 2012. He was born January 12, 1930, in Covington, Kentucky, the son of the late Joseph and Frances (Olinger) Beck. He was a member of the St. Angela Merici Parish, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from the Johnson Hardin Company after thirty-seven years of...
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Geneva Rebecca Pierson

November 10, 1912 - October 4, 2012

Geneva Rebecca Pierson, age 99, passed away peacefully at the Laurels of Hillsboro. Angels came to take another angel home Thursday evening, October 4, 2012. She was born November 10, 1912, in Dodsonville, the daughter of the late James and Margaret Scott Shaffer. She was a member of the Allensburg Church of Christ. She is survived by three children, Jim (Barb) Pierson of Lynchburg, Peggy...
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Aline Lyons Taylor

September 26, 1916 - October 4, 2012

Aline Lyons Taylor passed away peacefully on October 4, 2012 at the Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington. She was born September 26, 1916, the daughter of the late Claude and Della Mae Burdette Lyons in Kentucky. She was the great great granddaughter of slaves, and made it her life's work to improve the lives of others. She was bright, inquisitive, and proud of her heritage. Aline married...
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Edna Snyder

September 25, 1911 - October 2, 2012

Edna Snyder, age 101, of Hillsboro, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at Heartland of Hillsboro. She was born on September 25, 1911, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Joseph and Effie (Shanks) Hilderbran. She attended the Fall Creek Friends Church, where she was very active in sewing lap robes for others and cooking for social events at the church. She lived on the farm most of her...
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Margaret Ellen McMonigle

January 12, 1927 - October 2, 2012

Margaret Ellen (Little) McMonigle, 85, of Hillsboro, entered eternal rest on Oct. 2, 2012. She was born Jan. 12, 1927 in Clinton, Indiana and was the daughter of Harlo and Goldie (Lewis) Little. On Feb. 9, 1946 she married Douglas Warren McMonigle. They were married 54 years. Margaret was a homemaker for many years before she and Douglas owned and operated North End Market of Hillsboro,...
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Barry W. Kirschner, Jr.

August 3, 1986 - September 30, 2012

Barry W. Kirschner, Jr., age 26, of Peebles, passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, September 30, 2012 near Hillsboro. He was born August 3, 1986, in Georgetown, the son of Barry W. and Selma Mae (Collins) Kirschner. He was a member of the West Union Bible Baptist Church. He is survived by his father, Barry W. Kirschner, Sr., of Peebles; his mother, Selma Mae (Mark) Cassidy of Batavia; a son...
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James W. Funkhouser, Jr.

May 19, 1969 - September 26, 2012

James W. Funkhouser, Jr., age 43, of Lynchburg, died Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at the Highland District Hospital in Hillsboro. He was born May 19, 1969 in Cincinnati, Ohio the son of James W. and Mary A. Conley Funkhouser, Sr. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed playing video games. He is survived by his father and step-mother, James and Jeanne Funkhouser, Sr. of Lynchburg; step-sister...
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