Lena G. Mowery
LOGAN — A funeral service for Lena G. Mowery, 94, of Logan, formerly of Utica, will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, at noon at Law-Baker Funeral Home with the Rev. Franklin Dunkle officiating. Burial will follow in Homer Cemetery.
Lena died Sept. 6, 2006, at Logan Health Care Center, Logan. She was born Feb. 4, 1912, in Homer to the late Clendon C. and Nellie M. (Yoakam) Looker. She was retired from North Fork Schools after 17 years of service.
She is survived by son, Eugene Mowery of Danville; daughter and son-in-law, Pat (Claude) Proctor of Logan; sisters, Ruth Looker of Utica and Geneive Stinemetz of Loudonville; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by son, Arthur Eric Shipman; two brothers; two sisters; one grandson; and one granddaughter.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica.
Garnet M. Samuell
COSHOCTON — Garnet M. Samuell, 88, a resident of the Coshocton Health & Rehab Center and formerly of Fourth Street in Warsaw died Sept. 6, 2006, at the care center.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 2 p.m. at the Warsaw First Presbyterian Church with Pastor David Krankovich officiating. Burial will be in the Valley View Cemetery at Warsaw. Visitation is today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Warsaw First Presbyterian Church, 306 E. 4th St., Warsaw, OH 43844.
Carl S. Taylor
LOUDONVILLE — Carl S. Taylor, 86, of Township Road 3044, Loudonville, died early Thursday morning, Sept. 7, 2006, in Wooster Community Hospital, following a short illness.
Mr. Taylor was born Sept. 5, 1920, in Knox County, and was the son of the late William Henry and Blanche Marie (Gorsuch) Taylor. He was a 1939 graduate of Loudonville High School and had lived in Loudonville most of his life. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Loudonville, serving as a deacon and a trustee. He was an 11-year employee of Mansfield Plumbing Products, retiring in 1982, and he had worked 17 years as a custodian in the Loudonville-Perrysville School District. Carl loved to fix and tinker and build something from nothing.
He is survived by his wife, Verna Ruth (Tucker) Taylor, whom he married June 1, 1946; two sons, Joe (Mary) Taylor of Rochester Hills, Mich., and John (Judy ) Taylor of Hilliard; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two great-grandsons; and eight stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond Taylor; and two half brothers, Earl and William Taylor.
Funeral service will be Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. at Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville, with the Rev. John Fitch officiating. Burial, with military honors by the American Legion and VFW, will be in Union Grove Cemetery, Knox County. Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 124 S. Market St., Loudonville, OH 44842. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.Byerly-Lindsey.com.
Donald C. Wolford
MOUNT VERNON — Donald C. Wolford, 56, of Mount Vernon died Sept. 6, 2006, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Cincinnati. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.