Alma R. Bond
MOUNT VERNON — Alma R. Bond, 74, of Mount Vernon died Nov. 4, 2004, at the Rose Garden Nursing Home.
She was born May 11, 1930, in Mount Vernon to Floyd C. and Eva (Miller) Bond Sr.
She is survived by a brother, Floyd C. (Janet) Bond of Mount Vernon; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn M. Donaldson.
Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the North-Dilley Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Mr. Rick Tincher will officiate. This obituary may be viewed online at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050.
Gavin L. Mizer
WARSAW — Gavin Lin Mizer, infant son of Gary L. and Renee D. (Bishop) Mizer Jr., was stillborn Nov. 4, 2004, at Bethesda Hospital in Zanesville.
In addition to his parents he is survived by three sisters, Brittany and Caitlin Lautzenhesier and Macey Mizer, all of the home; a brother, Dakota Mizer of the home; paternal grandmother, Marge Bradford of Warsaw; and maternal grandparents, Gary and Janice Bishop of New Concord.
Graveside service will be Saturday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. in Valley View Cemetery at Warsaw. The Rev. Ron Davis will officiate. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Hospital in Columbus.
LaVonne E. Ransom
COSHOCTON — LaVonne E. Ransom, 67, of Coshocton died at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004, at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus following an extended illness.
Born Sept. 15, 1937, in Laings, Monroe County, she was the daughter of Harold Victor and Marie Willow (McCaslin) Thompson. A high school graduate, she received her bachelor’s degree in business education from Harding College in Searcy, Ark. She was a business teacher at Coshocton High School for 22 years before becoming disabled in 1992. She formerly taught business education at TriValley High School and Skyview High School in Monroe County.
She attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Coshocton, where she was active in the Women’s Ministries music and drama. She was known for her ministry and service to her family, community and church. A member of PALS and the Ohio Retired Teachers Association, she enjoyed crocheting and embroidery.
On June 13, 1959, she married Gerald Ransom who survives along with two daughters, Robyn (David) Crow of Mount Vernon and Amy M. (Jay) Rouse of Anderson, Ind.; five grandchildren, Kinsey Love Crow, Alyssa Grace Crow, Jonathan David Crow, Ransom Thatcher Rouse and Londyn Willow Mason Rouse; a brother, Dwight (Mary Lea) Thompson of Hammonton, N.J.; a sister, Romona (Ken) Noland of Newport News, Va.; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the First Church of the Nazarene, Orange Street, Coshocton, with Pastor Stephen R. Ward officiating. Calling hours will be Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Free Funeral Home, 788 S. Second St., Coshocton.