Candy K. Boyd
MOUNT VERNON — Candy K. Boyd, 50, of Quarry Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at her home. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home.
LOMA LINDA, Calif. — Lauretta Fern Clark died Sept. 27, 2006, in Loma Linda, Calif., with her loved ones by her side.
She was born Jan. 23, 1917, in Takoma Park, Md., to John and Lucille Keeler. She live in Collegedale, Tenn., before moving to California. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Royce Anson Clark; sister, Betty; and brothers, Donald, Harold and Lawrence.
Lauretta is survived by five children, Linda, Sharon, Ellen, Dorothy and Richard; a brother, Paul Keeler of Mount Vernon; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were Monday in Collegedale Memorial Park, Collegedale, Tenn. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 21 in Loma Linda, Calif.
Memorial donations may be made to the following: Adventist Frontier Missions, Victoria SDA Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 863, Loma Linda, CA 92354; or the Voice of Prophecy.
Susan K. Dango
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Susan Kay Dango left this world peacefully for another on Sept. 29, 2006. She is survived by two sons, David and Michael; and husband, Paul, whom she celebrated her 25th anniversary with earlier this year.
Born in a small Ohio town in 1955, Susan went on to a life of health service, first as a nurse in Washington, D.C., then as a health screener and elder home caretaker in Colorado Springs. Her small-town roots encouraged family and religion as top priorities, and she is remembered for involvement in her church and her children’s school and for cultivating lasting relationships. Susan was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend, who especially enjoyed gardening, painting, decorating and cooking.
Her great faith in God’s grace, words of encouragement, and vision of possibilities gave confidence, strength, hope, comfort and joy to those she touched. Susan’s goodness, optimism, laughter, and perpetual smile will be forever remembered and cherished.
Celia J. Kennedy
LEBANON, Va. — Celia Jane Kennedy, 85, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at her residence in Lebanon, Va.
Born Feb. 12, 1921, at Whitewood, Va., she was the daughter of Andy and Laura Mullins. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Hollie Thomas Kennedy Sr.; an infant daughter; and two brothers, Dave Mullins and Lloyd Mullins.
Survivors include her daughter, Deanna (Jeff) Hurst of Centerburg; seven sons, Homer (Carol) Kennedy and Lowell (Bertha) Kennedy, both of Jolo, W.Va., Garnie (Gilda) Kennedy of Rocky Gap, Va., Ray (Glenna) Kennedy of Iaeger, W.Va., Hollie Thomas (Charlotte) Kennedy Jr., Harold (Deborah) Kennedy and Ronnie (Lee) Kennedy, all of Lebanon, Va.; one sister, Essie Estep of Iaeger, W.Va.; 18 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Friday, Oct. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Combs Funeral Home in Lebanon, Va. Funeral service will be Saturday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m. at Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, W.Va., where the family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service.
Funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. John Tiller of Lebanon, Va. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Burial will follow in the Mullins Family Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Iaeger, W.Va.
The Fanning Funeral Home of Iaeger, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements.
MOUNT VERNON — Gisele McHenry, 49, of Mount Vernon passed away Oct. 10, 2006, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
She was born March 18, 1957, in Mount Vernon to Joseph and Ruth (Sigman) Roesler.
She is survived by one sister, Candy (Greg) Cook of Gambier; one brother, Sam (Sylvia) Roesler of Merit Island, Fla.; two nieces, Tessa Elder of Newark and Tiffany (John) Gorley of Mount Vernon.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in Workman Cemetery with the Rev. Rodney Buchanan officiating. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Humane Society, 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and online registry may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Leonard C. Newhouse, 63, of Hilltop Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away at his home on Monday, Oct. 9, 2006.
He was born Dec. 19, 1942, in Mount Vernon to John and Lucille (Mondrowski) Newhouse. Leonard was employed and retired from FT Precision in Fredericktown, and was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon.
He is survived by a brother, John “Jack” Newhouse of Sedro Woolley, Wash.; a sister, Ellen Whaley of Athens; nieces and nephews, Felicia Newhouse, Emil (Kate) Newhouse, Kim (Steve) Potachney, Mark (Marie) Whaley, Jeanne Grynevich and Court (Rhonda) Wissinger.
Leonard was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Nester Newhouse; and a sister, Camille Wissinger.
Friends may call Friday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon with the Rev. Stephen Metzger officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and online condolences can be accessed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
R. Jack Shutt
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — Richard Jack Shutt died on Aug. 12, 2006, in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., after a short illness.
He was born Jan. 29, 1925, in Mount Vernon, the son of Richard Stanley Shutt, Ph.D., and Helen Lucretia (Owens) Shutt. He was a graduate of Upper Arlington High School, Columbus, 1943; and Denison University, Granville, with a B.A. in 1949. He served with the U.S. Army Corps during World War II. He worked as a developer and Realtor in Granville and Newark, Ohio, and Tecumseh and Bay City, Mich., and in Watsonville and Monterey, Calif. Lifelong, Mr. Shutt was devoted to community affairs and volunteer work. His family and friends will remember him not only for his service to others but for his consistent charm and cheerfulness and wit and his unfailing lively spirit.
He was predeceased by a brother, James Shutt.
He is survived by his sister, Nancy Marilyn (Shut) Kersell of Columbus; his children, Timothy Baker Shutt of Gambier, James Michael Shutt of San Diego, Calif., Anne Elizabeth (Shutt) Trahan of Bay City, Mich., and Robert Arthur Shutt of Binghamton, N.Y.; his niece, nephew and five grandchildren.
The Alavon Direct Cremation Service at South Dayton, Fla., assisted the family.
A remembrance is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 22, at 4 p.m. at Buckeye Hall of Fame Cafe, the former Jai Lai, at 1421 Olentangy River Road in Columbus. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America.