MOUNT VERNON — Naomi Z. Baugher, 91, of Mount Vernon died Feb. 14, 2006, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
She was born July 15, 1914, in Brinkhaven to Frank and Laura (Sullivan) Mowery. She was a member of the Millwood Presbyterian Church. She worked at the Spearman Restaurant in Millwood for 35 years, before retiring in 1979. She was a foster grandparent at Danville Elementary Schools for 10 years.
She is survived by three daughters, Beverly (Gene) Evans and Nancy (James) Wears Sr., both of Mount Vernon, Shirley (Robert) Frazier of Fredericktown; one son, Herbert “Jerry” (Mary Ellen) Baugher of Millwood; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Jo Ann Baugher of Fredericktown.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Baugher in 1980; and a son, James Robert Baugher in 2002.
Friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the North-Dilley Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be Saturday at 11 a.m., with Pastor Jamie Gump officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. This obituary along with an online registry may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Carlos E. Dowell
CRESTLINE — Carlos E. Dowell, 76, of Crestline died Feb. 14, 2006, at Galion Community Hospital.
Mr. Dowell was born April 19, 1929, in Lee County, Va., to Emmett and Minnie (Baker) Dowell. After retiring from Peabody Galion, he was employed as a security guard at Burns Security and Pinkerton Security. A World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a life member of the VFW Post 2920 at Crestline.
He is survived by six children, Carlos G. Dowell, Dianna Stumpf, Daniel Dowell, all of Crestline, Carolyn Wells of Mount Vernon, Barbara Church of Bellville, Richard Dowell of Columbus; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four brothers, Bobby Dowell of Galion, and Larry Dowell, Gerald “Joe” Dowell and George Dowell, all of Crestline.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel J. (Bowen); sons, Gary and Michael Dowell; brothers, John, Lonnie, Ronnie, Hershel, Junior Dowell; and sisters, Goldie Speck and Betty Dowell.
Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Mike A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens at Crestline, with full military honors.
Lena E. Parks
COSHOCTON — Lena Eva Parks, 87, a resident of the Coshocton Health and Rehabilitation Center and formerly of County Road 24, died Feb. 14, 2006, at the center.
She was born Sept. 20, 1918, in Muskingum County to the late Lloyd and Zura (Noland) Wantland. She retired in 1983 as a floor supervisor at Edmonts in Coshocton. She was a member of the Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church and Morning Bible Study Group. She was a 1936 graduate of Warsaw High School. She and her husband enjoyed square dancing and were active in the Gingham and Swingem Square Dance Club. She also enjoyed camping.
She is survived by a daughter, Hazel (John) Shaw of Coshocton; a son, Michael D. Parks of Coshocton; grandsons, G. Warner Shoults of Columbus, and Paul Andrew Parks and Adam Parks of Coshocton; stepgranddaughter, Teresa (Jeff) Young of Coshocton; stepgrandsons, Tony (Mary) Shaw of Oneco, Conn., and Terry (Tonya) Shaw of LaJunta, Colo.; great-grandchildren, Kurt Wilson and Amber Grove of Coshocton, Terra Beck and Nicole Shaw of Oneco, Conn., and Samantha and Stephanie Shaw of LaJunta, Colo.; a sister, Marie (Klines) Kaser of Warsaw; and a sister-in-law, Jane Wantland of Mount Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Don W. Parks, whom she married May 27, 1950. He died April 29, 1989. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Everett Wantland; and a great-grandson, Travis Shaw.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with Pastor Greg Rowan officiating. Burial will be in the Coshocton County Memory Gardens. Visitation is Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and until service time on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Coshocton County, P.O. Box 1284, Coshocton, OH 43812. This obituary is online at www.fischerfuneralhome.com.
Carl Peterman Memorial Service
MOUNT VERNON — Memorial service for Carl Peterman will be Saturday, Feb. 18, at 3 p.m. at the Gay Street United Methodist Church. Following the service, there will be a time for visitation with the family at The Russell-Cooper House, 115 E. Gambier St.
Mr. Peterman, 90, of New Albany, formerly of Stump Street in Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, at the New Albany Care Center.
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Billy R. Spung
NEWARK — A funeral service for Billy R. Spung, 71, of Newark will be Sunday, Feb. 19, at 5 p.m. at the Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta Funeral & Cremation Service. The Rev. Jeff Perry will officiate. Private inurnment will take place in Wilson Cemetery.
Mr. Spung died Feb. 15, 2006, at Heath Nursing Care Center.
He was born June 21, 1934, in Columbus to J. Clyde and Eva Pauline (Simpson) Phillips. Mr. Spung was formerly employed by the Bundy Corp. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of Faith United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Jane (Baughman) Spung; a daughter, Stephanie (Robert) Jones of Newark; three sons, Gregory Spung of Newark, Jeffrey Todd (Marsha) Spung of Heath and Bradley Spung of Newark; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home, 59 N. Fifth St.
Memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Methodist Church, 261 E. Main St., Newark, OH 43055. An online guest book and memorial are available at www.hendersonvanatta.com.