DANVILLE — Betty L. (Bowman) Campbell, 79, of 101 W. Main St., Danville, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at her home.
She was born March 23, 1925, in Woodsfield to James Allen and Ruby (Lapp) Bowman. She was married to Gerald R. Campbell on Sept. 5, 1967. He preceded her in death on June 28, 1988. Betty enjoyed sewing, traveling and flower gardens.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary (Jay) Kelly of Jackson and Carol Campbell of Lancaster; a granddaughter, Cari (Michael) Martin of Columbus; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Thomas (Irene) Bowman; a sister, Pearl (Herman) Schaefer; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and two sisters, Elizabeth Turberville and Rosetta Logston.
A graveside service will be Wednesday, Aug. 4, at 2:30 p.m. in Coshocton County Memorial Gardens. Pastor Donnis Williams will officiate.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Paula Riley, P.O. Box 429, Danville 43014. The Fischer Funeral Home, Danville, is in charge of arrangements.
Grover H. Detmer Memorial Service
MOUNT VERNON — There will be a memorial service for Grover Henry Detmer on Sunday, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ. The Rev. R. Keith Stuart, Ph.D., will officiate. Immediately following the service, friends may greet the family in the church parlor. The flag will be presented by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.
Mr. Detmer died July 16, 2004, at Country Club Retirement Campus.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First congregational United Church of Christ, 200 N. Main St., Mount Vernon 43050; or Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050.
The North-Dilley Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. This obituary may be viewed online at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Carl E. Fesler
DANVILLE — Carl Edward Fesler, 88, of Richards Street, Danville, died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
He was born Aug. 6, 1915, in Danville to George and Mary Charlotte (Gardner) Fesler. On Feb. 12, 1942, he was married to V. Louise Webster. She preceded him in death on Dec. 26, 2001. He was a machinist, and he owned and operated his own shop in Danville for nearly 30 years. He also worked for Continental Can Co. for 20 years. He was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville and the Knights of Columbus 910.
Carl is survived by a daughter, Barbara (G. Steve) Hughes of Boardman; two sons, David Fesler of Arlington Heights, Ill., and Larry Fesler of Trabuco Canyon, Calif.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and his wife, Louise, he was preceded in death by a brother, Otto Fesler.
Calling hours are today from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, where there will be a 7:45 prayer service. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville. Burial will be in St. Luke Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050; or to the church, P.O. Drawer P, Danville 43014.
James M. McPeek
BUTLER — James Michael McPeek, age 54, of Freed Road, Butler, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at his residence.
He was born on Jan. 27, 1950, in Mount Vernon to James Russell and Joyce Opal (Deem) McPeek. Mr. McPeek worked for HiSAN of Mount Vernon. He attended the Dean Road Free Will Baptist Church and was a member of AMVETS Post 95. Mr. McPeek served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Besides his mother he is survived by his wife, Shirley (Ernsberger) McPeek; a daughter, Nature (Joe) Pilotti of Mount Vernon; three stepdaughters, Jackie (James) Lang of Mount Vernon, Amanda (Scott) Rimar of Butler, Jennifer Robbins of California; two grandchildren, Kelcy and Morgan Pilotti; six stepgrandchildren, Herbie Leverton, Brandon and Christopher Lang, Teddi and Harli Hagans and Shaina Robbins; a brother, Jack (Penny) McPeek of London, Ohio; and a sister, Janet (Dan) Sigman of Bangs.
His father preceded him in death.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. A prelude by Jack McPeek will start at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday with the funeral service to start at 10 a.m. at the Pine Street Church of God (Anderson, Ind.), 10 Pine St., Mount Vernon 43050. The Rev. William Fulda will be officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pine Street Church of God. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Marlene M. Ridgway
CARDINGTON — Marlene Marie Ridgway, 68, of 327 Water St., Cardington, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
She was born Sept. 15, 1935, in Bloomfield to James and Gladys (Dickson) Ridgway. She was a member of the First Evangelist United Brethren Church, and until her death she went to Whetstone School/Industries in Mount Gilead.
She is survived by three nieces, Lois (John) Walker-Abraham of Venice, Fla., Paula (Ed) Buckland of Danville and Linda (Jeff) Armstrong of Howard; an uncle, Rodney (Faith) Ridgway of Danville; many great- and great-great-nieces and -nephews; and her dear friends at her Water Street residence in Cardington.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Paul “Dick” Ridgway; and a sister-in-law, Ruby D. Ridgway.
The funeral will be Thursday, Aug. 5, at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Pastor Patrick Bailey will officiate. Burial will be in Workman Cemetery at Danville. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the funeral home.
MARTINSBURG — Marcella Smith-Blake, 62, of Martinsburg died Aug. 2, 2004, at her residence. The Harris-Dilley Funeral Home in Bladensburg is in charge of arrangements.