Martha M. Hoar
MOUNT VERNON — Martha Marie Hoar, 85, of Mount Vernon passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at the Country Court Nursing Center. Funeral service will be through the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon.
Frank N. Horn
LONDON — Frank Nelvin Horn, 70, died at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, in Madison County Hospital after a valiant battle with Parkinson’s disease.
Born Nov. 28, 1934, in Mount Vernon, he was a son of Irvin Guy and Mae Fern (Young) Horn. A member of the Church of Christ in Howard, he attended the Trinity Episcopal Church in London. From 1960 to 1967, he was a missionary in Bele’m Para’, Brazil, and was involved in the ministry from 1967 to 1968. From 1968-79 he was employed by the Welfare Department and was a bus driver from 1979 until his retirement in 1981.
Survivors include daughter, Brenda (John) Clarridge, sons, Michael Irvin Horn and Jeffrey Nelvin Horn, and grandsons, Mychael Alan Horn and Matthew Irvin Horn, all of London; brother, John (Donna) Horn of Howard.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Edna (Adcock) Horn on Nov. 11, 1999.
Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. in the Trinity Episcopal Church. Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Eberle-Fisher Funeral Home in London and on Monday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. The Rev. Rick Kramer will officiate. Interment will follow in Paint Township Cemetery, London.
If they wish, friends may make memorial contributions to either the Trinity Episcopal Church or the Johnson Bible College in Knoxville, Tenn. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.
Eva J. Huston
MOUNT VERNON — Eva Jane Huston, 94, formerly of Danville, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at the Country Club Retirement Campus.
She was born July 1, 1910, in Coshocton County to Ollie (Busenburg). In November 1928 she was married to Walter Huston.
She is survived by a daughter, Betty (Ronald) Jones of Mount Vernon; two granddaughters, Charlene Soroka of Seattle, Wash., and Dianne Althaus of Bluffton; great-grandchildren; Nicole Soroka and Jason Althaus; a brother, Max Lawrence of Mount Vernon; and a sister, Mary Carpenter of Mansfield.
In addition to her mother and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Paul, Fay and Roy Lawrence.
A graveside service will be Saturday, Feb. 5, at 11 a.m. in Tiverton Cemetery. The Rev. Lloyd Miller will officiate. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Danville Fire Department, P.O. Box 526, Danville, OH 43014; or Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
Geneva J. Parker
MOUNT VERNON — Geneva Jane Parker, 89, of Mount Vernon died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at the Country Club Retirement Campus, Mount Vernon.
Geneva was born June 7, 1915, in Kokomo, Ind., to Guy Rivers and Vona Jane (Henninger) Henry. She was a former employee of the Union Carbide Co.
Surviving are her daughters, Barbara Colby of Mount Vernon and Margaret (Randall) Riddle of Everett, Wash.; four grandchildren, Anita Jane Rosario of Orlando, Fla., Patricia Gombar of Muskeogan, Mich., David Colby of Acworth, Ga., and Daniel Colby of Mount Vernon; and five great-grandchildren, Christopher and Stephan Rosario, Drew Hubbard, Joshua Gombar and Anita Paqulin.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Beulah Stevens.
There will be no calling hours. The family will observe private services. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Activity Fund at Country Club Retirement Campus, 1350 Yauger Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and online condolences to the family are at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.