Paul N. Jenkins
MOUNT VERNON — Paul N. Jenkins, 82, of Mount Vernon died Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
He was born Nov. 7, 1921, at Treadway to Paul N. and Margaret (Swope) Jenkins Sr. and had spent his lifetime in Knox County. He had been a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers for over 40 years and had been employed by the former Cochran Electric in Mount Vernon. Mr. Jenkins served with the U.S. Army during World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Mary (Staunton) Jenkins, whom he married in July 1946; his daughter, Carol Jenkins of Gahanna; his son, Kenneth (Susan) Jenkins of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two grandchildren, Christopher Comeau and Sonya Jenkins; and his brother, James Jenkins of Mount Vernon.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers,
Marion Jenkins, Carl Jenkins, Ronald Jenkins and Edward Jenkins; infant twin sisters;
and his grandson, Shawn Comeau.
Private funeral services were held Monday at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with the Rev. Richard Snoke officiating. Burial with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council followed in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions can be made to Adventures 4 Wish Kids, 2097 S. Hamilton Road, Columbus 43232. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
John W. Bebout Memorial Service
BUTLER — A memorial service in celebration of the life of John William Bebout will be Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home. The Rev. Keith McLaughlin will officiate. The family will receive friends the hour prior to the service. Military honors will be conducted by members of Irvin Hisky Post 535 of the American Legion.
Mr. Bebout, 77, of Liberty Street, Butler, died the evening of Dec. 12, 2003, in Country Court Nursing Center, Mount Vernon, following a long illness.
Memorial contributions to the Worthington Township-Butler Rescue Squad may be made at the funeral home, 81 Mill Road, Bellville. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Richard ‘Rich’ Bryant
MOUNT VERNON — Richard “Rich” Bryant, 34, of Mount Vernon died Feb. 14, 2004, as a result of an automobile accident.
He was employed at World Super Service Inc. of Delaware.
He is survived by his wife, Luanne; his mother, Joyce; brothers, Scott and Clint; a nephew, Joey Bryant; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert; and a brother, John.
Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 W. Church St., Centerburg, with funeral to follow at 8. Family will observe private interment.
Edith M. Good
UTICA — Edith Marie Good, 89, of Utica died Feb. 14, 2004, at Newark Healthcare Centre.
She was born Oct. 24, 1914, in Licking County to Joseph and Myrtle (Shoemaker) Williamson. She was a member of the Utica Church of Christ.
She is survived by her son, Cecil Allen (Joan) Good of Nashport; a daughter, Mary Lou Coyne, and a sister, Edna Mae Harris, both of Mount Vernon; four grandchildren, Todd Good, Tammy Good, Rick Heskett and Bonnie Moran; seven great-grandchildren, Mindie Moran, Moranda Moran, Ashley Miller, Dane Miller, Jason Good, Kyle Good and Leyla Heskett; two great-great-grandchildren, Kenya Heskett and Christian Moran; and special friends, Amy and Brian Smith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil F. Good; and
a sister, Louise Werner.
Friends may call Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, where funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. Alan Pratt will officiate. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens.
Peggy A. Graham
MOUNT VERNON — Peggy A. Graham, 67, of Rangeline Road, Mount Vernon, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at the Country Court Nursing Center.
She was born Jan. 11, 1937, in South Shore, Ky., daughter to Bert W. and Ida (VanHoose) Stone. She was employed at the High Restaurant and attended the Brandon Baptist Church.
She is survived by her four daughters, Brenda (Charles) Beale of Mount Vernon, Teresa (Stephen) Peck of Kennesaw, Ga., Pam (Tony) Buero of Suffolk, Va., and Diane (Stephen) Wenzinger of Lakeland, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Karri (Mike) Bomboy, Nathan Conn, David (Ryan Hartman, C.J. Bryan, Joshua (Robin) Hartman, Lindsey Beale, Emily Beale and Abigail Beale; and two great-grandchildren, Halie and Dylan Hartman.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a grandson, Jason Hartman; and her brother, Edwin Stone.
Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral will follow at 6:30. The Rev. Marvin Haught will officiate. The family will observe a private graveside service at a later date.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
FREDERICKTOWN — Howard Robinson, 81, of Lower Fredericktown-Amity Road, Fredericktown, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is in charge of arrangements.
James ‘Ed’ Schrack
MOUNT GILEAD — James “Ed” Schrack, 92, of North Walnut Street, Mount Gilead, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, in the Morrow County Hospital.
He was born Sept. 24, 1911, in Mount Vernon the son of Clyde and Clara (Shepard) Schrack. He served as a medical logistics staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked in sales and management in the clothing industry until retiring.
He is survived by his wife, Beryl (Barber) Schrack, whom he married in September 1946; a daughter, Judi (Terry) Berridge of Canyon Lake, Texas; three grandchildren, Terry Berridge II, Michelle (Thomas) Scoville and Matthew (Lucrecia) Berridge; three great-grandchildren; a niece, Patricia Hennessee; and a nephew, Craig Waggaman.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Alice Schrack.
The Rev. Dennis L. Braun will conduct funeral service today at 2 p.m. at the Craven Funeral Home in Mount Gilead, where friends may call one hour prior. Burial will follow in Rivercliff Cemetery at Mount Gilead.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Brett A. Stelzer
GENOA TOWNSHIP — Brett Allen Stelzer, 15, of Genoa Township died in an accident Feb. 14, 2004, in Vinton County.
He was born May 6, 1988, in Westerville to Mark and Gloria (Flesch) Stelzer of Genoa Township. He was a freshman at Big Walnut High School where he played on the freshman football team. He was a member of the Polos Indoor Soccer Team, and played soccer for the Big Walnut Soccer Association, BW Havoc and The Blast select soccer teams. He was a member of Sunbury Christian Church.
He was younger brother of Courtney Allyn and Kyle Adam Stelzer. Also surviving are grandparents, Betty Flesch of Whitehall, and Tom and Norma Stelzer of Westerville; aunts and uncles, Mike and Rita Flesch of Pataskala, James Flesch, Teresa and Tavi Netotian, all of Westerville, Greg and Linda Stelzer of Brentwood, Tenn., Rick and Rona Stelzer of Westerville, Lynne and Brian Roloson of Galena; numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Charles Flesch.
Friends may call today from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Genoa Baptist Church, 7562 Lewis Center Road, Westerville, where service will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Pastors Mike Bratten and Lloyd Huffer Jr. will officiate. Interment will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park.