Effie E. Anderson
MOUNT VERNON — Effie Eleanor Anderson, 92, of Mount Vernon died March 6, 2005, at Laurels of Worthington.
She was born Oct. 20, 1912, in Waverly to John and Elizabeth (Smith) Brodess. She attended Beulah United Methodist Church in Bangs.
She is survived by a son, Andy Anderson of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Marcia (Mark) Litteral of Vanatta, Dean Corbett of Heath, Deanne McNamara of Utica and Lisa Carder of St. Louisville; and seven great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by husband, Elmer Anderson, who died in 1986; and brothers, Otis, Charles, George and John Brodess.
The family of Effie Eleanor Anderson will hold a private service at a later date. Burial be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. The Law-Baker Funeral Home, Utica, assisted the family with arrangements.
Viola E. DeBolt
JOHNSVILLE — Viola E. DeBolt, 87, of Johnsville died Sunday, March 6, 2005, in Morrow County Hospital.
She was born Sept. 11, 1917, in Monroe County, Va., the daughter of Charles Fletcher and Mary Lavie (Wall) Carper. She was a homemaker taking care of her seven children and enjoyed gospel singing, canning and gardening. She was also a member of the Waterford Church of Christ.
She is survived by a son, James Gadd of Fredericktown; five daughters, Rosalee Johnson of Mansfield, Neta Cockrell and Paulette (Roger) BeMiller of Fredericktown, Sue Welsh of Mansfield and Zena Smith of Columbus; two brothers, Robert Carper of Mount Vernon and Earl Carper of Howard; one sister, Ruby Arthur of Mount Gilead; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 25 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Alfred Gadd, in 1951; her second husband, Bryant Richard DeBolt, in 1984; a son, Larry Gadd; three brothers, Frank, Bill and Kyle Carper; and two sisters, Hallie Carper and Mimmie Bradley.
Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Gilead, where the Rev. Raymond Linn will conduct the funeral on Thursday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Northfork Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Mary M. Dickerson
WALHONDING — Mary M. Dickerson, 94, of Walhonding died March 6, 2005, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
She was born Sept. 17, 1910, in Newcastle to Howard and Lulu (Busenburg) Johns. Mary’s education began at Woods Church Road School. Later she attended Esto and Newcastle schools. She graduated in 1930 from the Fredericktown High School. She was a farmer most of her life, and was employed by the Ohio Eastern Star Home as a housekeeper and assistant cook.
She is survived by two daughters, Kay (John) Frazee of Walhonding and Triesa (William) Dennis of Howard; three sons, Dean Frazee and Paul Frazee, both of Walhonding, and Robert (Kay) Frazee of Howard; 21 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and one sister, Martha Hagaman of San Diego, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Theodore “Ted” Frazee, in 1970; her second husband, Floyd “Red” Dickerson, in 1985; four sons, Parker Frazee, in 1983, Chaney Frazee, in 1987, David Frazee, in 1994, and Howard Frazee, in 2002; three grandchildren, Earene Frazee, Karlene Kay Frazee and Ryan Dennis Payne; one great-grandchild, Aaron Mohr; one brother; and three sisters.
The family will observe private funeral services. Burial will be in Woods Cemetery. The Harris-Dilley Funeral Home in Bladensburg is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1105 Mount Vernon Ave., Marion, OH 43302. This obituary and online guest registry may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
James F. Ribov
MARENGO — James F. Ribov, 72, of Marengo died Sunday morning, March 6, 2005, at Morrow County Hospital.
He was born Dec. 26, 1932, in Delaware County to Pearl T. (Brown) and Otto Ribov. He retired from the Morrow County garage of the Ohio Department of Transportation.
He is survived by his brother, Robert Ribov of Marengo; and sister, Norma Jean Coolbaugh of Urbana.
Calling hours will not be observed. Services have been entrusted to DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Marengo.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Edward C. Senseman, 83, of East Chestnut Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2005, at County Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon.
He was born Aug. 1 and 2, 1921, in Mount Vernon to Joe and Ethel (Dean) Senseman. Mr. Senseman worked 21 years for Walker Lumber Co. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4027, National Children’s Home and Dads Club; and was a past member of the Eagles and Dan C. Stone Jr. Post of the American Legion. Mr. Senseman served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Lida (Chase) Senseman; three daughters, Florence (Jon) Cleary of Mount Vernon, Ethel (William) Cleary of Oklahoma City, Okla., Judy (Everett) Stopher of Mount Liberty; eight grandchildren, Margaret (David) Foster, Edward Cleary III, Deborah (Chris) Woody, Theresa (Craig) Flowers, Charlie (Angie) Cleary, Steve (Kristin) Cleary, Robert (Robin) Stopher, Lisa Clark; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Eugene Smith of Mount Vernon;, two sisters, Mary McPherson and Margaret Schorr, both of Mount Vernon.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two infant daughters; four great-grandchildren; and a brother, Marion D. Smith.
Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will be on Friday at 11 a.m. The Revs. Bob Hendrix and Carl Hankins will officiate. Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will follow in Mound View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Lake VanWinkle, 85, of Adamson Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2005, at the MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield.
He was born Feb. 6, 1920, in Knox County, son to Earl and Margaret (Mossholder) VanWinkle. Mr. VanWinkle was employed at the Continental Can Co., from which he retired in 1982, where he worked as a printer for 36 years. He was a member of the AMVETS Post 95; the VFW Post 4027; The Station Break, where he enjoyed singing in the choir; and he faithfully attended the Bladensburg Presbyterian Church. He was an avid pool player and he also loved to walk on the Kokosing Gap Trail. He was a veteran serving in the Army during World War II in the European Theater of War, where he was awarded six Bronze Stars and Good Conduct Medal.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Edna (Coakley) VanWinkle; a son, Thomas (Dottie) VanWinkle of Bladensburg; four daughters, Sherry (Charles) Beatty of Walhonding, Sue VanWinkle of Springfield, Lou Farmer and Kay (Jim) Gump, both of Mount Vernon; 14 grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; two brothers, Neil (Geneva) VanWinkle of Danville and Owen (Mary) VanWinkle of Battle Creek, Mich.; and four nieces.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Amy Gump and Michael Farmer; and four brothers, Clay, Kent, Carl and Hugh VanWinkle.
Friends may call Wednesday, March 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home; where a service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will follow in Bladensburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to The Salvation Army, 206 E. Ohio Ave., Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or The Station Break, 501 S. Main St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry can be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.