COLUMBUS — Clayton Horne, 86, died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at his home.
He was a graduate of South High School, class of 1936; and The Ohio State University with a B.S. degree in geology in 1941. He served as a master sergeant in the 20th Air Force, Army Air Corps, in Saipan, Guam, Tinnian and Tokyo campaign. A 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge and the Shriners, he had a distinguished career with North American Rockwell as an industrial engineer.
He is survived by Sara, his loving wife, whom he married on Christmas Day in 1941; sons, Brian (Suzann) and Jeffrey (Terri) of Colorado Springs; daughter, Susan (Eldon) Hall; grandchildren, Carey (Jessica Page) Hall, Andrew Hall, Jennifer (Richard) Logan, Lindsey Horne and Alexander Horne.
Friends may call Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Novak Funeral Home, 4476 N. High St. (two blocks north of Henderson Road), where his funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Hospice at Riverside, 3595 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43214; or The Kidney Foundation, 1373 Grandview Ave., Suite 200, Columbus, OH 43212.
M. Naomi Main
LINVILLE LAND HARBOR, N.C. — Mildred Naomi (Fawcett) McNabb Main of Linville Land Harbor, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on June 15, 2005.
She was born July 31, 1910, in Knox County, Ohio, daughter of the late Elmer and Louie Belle Fawcett. Naomi was a member of Crossnore First Baptist Church in Crossnore, N.C. She was an Ohio native and graduated from Howard High School in 1929 and Mount Vernon Business School in 1955. She held various executive secretarial positions in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and Tallahassee and Pompano Beach, Fla. She was a pianist, playing for church services for 80 years — the last being at Land Harbor for 26 years.
Viewing will be Saturday at 2 p.m., followed by funeral services at 3 p.m., conducted at First Baptist Church of Crossnore with Pastor Lander Heafner officiating. Graveside services will follow in the church cemetery.
Survivors are her husband, Harry C. Main; son, Stan McNabb; daughter-in-law, L. Hester (Tess) McNabb; two grandchildren, Steve (Amy) McNabb of Denton, Texas, and Jeff McNabb of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by Stan’s father, Herbert McNabb; sisters, Mary Crise and Frances Conkle; and brother, James Fawcett.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons, P.O. Box 98, Pineola, NC 28662; or Hospice of Avery County, P.O. Box 1357, Newland, NC 28657. Condolences may be made by visiting www.reinssturdivantfuneralhome.com. Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland, N.C., is serving the family of Mrs. Main.
PERRYSVILLE — Leo Holden McAlexander, infant son of John and Sarah (Sinclair) McAlexander of Perrysville, was born very prematurely June 15, 2005, and died shortly after birth in Akron General Medical Center.
He is survived by his parents, John and Sarah (Sinclair) McAlexander of Perrysville; his brother, Kohler McAlexander at home; his maternal grandparents, Bernie and Melanie Sinclair of Perrysville; his paternal grandparents, Jack and Susanne Hagans McAlexander of Thornville, and Brenda McAlexander of St. Paris; paternal great-grandmother, Betty Glasgow of Watseka, Ill.; maternal great-grandfather, Bernard Sinclair Sr. of Perrysville; aunts and uncles, Dan and Jen Sinclair of Perrysville, Jeremiah and Erin Hicks of Phoenix, Ariz., Jena Bell and Angie Kerns of St. Paris; and four cousins, Garrett Hicks of Phoenix, Ariz., and Matt, Brandon and Seth Kerns, all of St. Paris.
Private family graveside service will be Saturday, June 18, in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. The family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.Byerly-Lindsey.com.
Betty R. McNamara
FREDERICKTOWN — Betty R. (Cline) McNamara, 62, of Fredericktown died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Mount Carmel-St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville, from injuries received in an automobile accident.
Betty was born May 12, 1943, in Knox County to James Cline Sr. and Clara (Moran) Cline and had spent her lifetime in Knox County. She was a graduate of East Knox High School. Betty had been employed for the past 32 years at the Dana Corp. in Fredericktown.
Surviving are her husband, Robert P. McNamara Sr.; her two daughters, Annett K. (Dee Dee Bergs) McNamara of Mount Vernon and Ashley McNamara of the home; her son, Robert P. (Heather) McNamara Jr. of Mount Vernon; two stepsons, Rick McNamara of New Mexico and John (Terry) McNamara of Massillon; her stepdaughter, Delores Ann (Brad) Gardiner of Massillon; four grandchildren, Joshua Clegg, Travis McNamara, Brittney McNamara and Meghan Bergs; six stepgrandchildren; four sisters, Helen Wilson, Shirley Lawrence, Carolyn “Susie” Cline and Pam Cline, all of Mount Vernon; and two brothers, Robert Cline of Washington, D.C., and David Cline of Mount Vernon. Two sisters, Maxine Cline and Jeanie Allen, and two brothers, Wesley Cline and James Cline Jr., preceded Betty in death.
Services will be announced at a later date.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. This obituary and online condolences to the family are at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.