Emily J. Bayless
MOUNT VERNON — Emily J. Bayless, age 77, of Ridgewood Avenue, Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2006, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
She was born Oct. 9, 1928, in Charleston, W.Va., to Daniel and Lillie (Lacey) Cook. Emily had spent most of her life in Knox County where she was employed at the Leonard’s Market as a clerk and was a member of the Green Valley Southern Baptist Church.
She is survived by her two sons, Gregory (Diane) Vickers of Mount Vernon, Chris (Janie) Vickers of Plain City; five grandchildren, Jeff (Wendy) Vickers, Josh Vickers, Greg (Brandy) Vickers, Stici (Chad) Meyers, Rick Hankins; six great-grandchildren, Austin Vickers, Brooke Vickers, Garrett Meyers, Billy Hankins, Adam Hankins, Elizabeth Hankins; and her dear pet dog, Misty.
Emily was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and a sister.
There will be no calling hours. The family will observe a private service at a later date. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Green Valley Southern Baptist Church, 1680 Old Delaware Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and online condolences can be accessed at: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Vivian G. Eberle
MOUNT VERNON — Vivian G. Eberle, age 95, of Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
She was born Aug. 20, 1910, at Defiance, a daughter of the late Charles and Beulah (Vaughn) Eberle. Vivian was schoolteacher for the Mount Vernon City Schools for many years. She was a 50-year member of Knox Chapter 236, Order of the Eastern Star.
Vivian is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Per Vivian’s wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is caring for the family with these arrangements. To view this obituary online, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Brenda L. Fawcett
MOUNT VERNON — Brenda Lee Fawcett, 54, of Mount Vernon passed away Aug. 9, 2006, at her residence.
She was born April 15, 1952, in Mount Vernon to James D. and Martha D. (Shreves) Green. Brenda enjoyed writing, painting, working with flowers and crocheting.
She is survived by two daughters, Martha (Charlie) Long and Laura Fawcett (Luke Shannon), both of Mount Vernon; a brother, James E. Green of Chesterville; three sisters, Donna (Tony) Campos of Howard, Connie (Tom) Bower of Gambier and Holly (Ron) Moss of Mount Vernon; a close friend, Ray Thomas of Mount Vernon; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Karen Sue Bales; a great-niece, April Dawn Green; and a great-nephew, Brandon Bales.
Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the North-Dilley Funeral Home, where funeral service will be Monday at 11 a.m., with Mr. Bruce Hissong officiating. Burial will follow in St. Johns Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the North-Dilley Funeral Home, 212 N. Main St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary along with an online guest registry page may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
David H. Williams
CANTON — David H. Williams, 58, of Canton died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006, at the Manor Care Nursing Home in Canton.
David was born Aug. 5, 1948, in Mount Vernon and was a 1966 graduate of Highland High School. He earned a degree in business administration from The Ohio State University in Columbus. David was the manager of a Radio Shack in Canton and was an avid golfer.
Surviving are his parents, Hobert R. and Margaret (Morrison) Williams of Chesterville; his twin brother, Donald N. Williams of Cleveland; and three nephews, Nicholas Williams and Gregory Williams, both of Canton, and Benjamin Williams of Akron.
Friends may call Monday, Aug. 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown, where funeral service will be Tuesday, Aug. 15, at 10 a.m. His brother, Donald N. Williams, will officiate. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery at Chesterville.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice. To send a condolence to the family online, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.