Beverly J. Evans
JOHNSTOWN — Beverly J. Evans, 81, of Loudon Street, Johnstown (Appleton Community) passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2007, at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Jan. 28, 1926, on the family farm in Appleton, a daughter of Ralph and Opal (Melick) Parson. Beverly spent her entire life farming and raising cattle. She was a proud Blue Star Mother having both of her sons serve in the military. She was also a member of the Appleton United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her sons, Addison (Shirley) Evans and Monty (Melissa) Evans, both of Johnstown; grandsons, Jason (fiancée, Mary) Evans of Alexandria and Shane Evans of Johnstown; a great-grandson, Michael; a sister, Gloria (Jim) Runyon of Johnstown; several nieces and nephews; her 83 head of cattle and all her friends at the Feed Mill.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Leo Evans, in 1992; and a brother, Neil Parson.
The family will receive friends Saturday, April 22, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Appleton United Methodist Church, where a funeral service will be held Monday, April 23, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Marsha Elsen officiating. Burial will follow in the Liberty Cemetery near Johnstown.
The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon, is caring for the family with these arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Appleton United Methodist Church, 10927 VanFossen Road, Johnstown, OH 43031. To view this obituary or to leave the family an online condolence visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. — Norma JohnnieVee Hoover, 91, of Prairie Village, Kan., and formerly of Toledo, died April 18, 2007, at the Brighton Gardens Retirement Community in Kansas City.
Norma was born July 5,1915, in Wakita, Okla., to Frank L. and Sally Irene (Duncan) Bowlby. She graduated from Phillips University, and her teaching career of 40 years began at the Anadarko, Okla., Indian School System. She married Claude Hoover, an aviation instructor from the nearby Army Air Corps Cimarron Training Field. After the war they moved to Toledo, where Norma continued as a music teacher for the Sylvania Public Schools. Following retirement Norma and Claude moved to Kansas City.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Claude R. Hoover; daughter, Linda S. Hoover of Harrisonburg, Va.; son, Dr. Larry (Cindy) Hoover of Mission Hills, Kan.; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brothers, Lawrence Bowlby and Dwight C. Bowlby.
Calling hours will be today from 4 to 6 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury. Graveside service will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Glenn L. Mohler
CENTERBURG — Glenn L. Mohler, M.D., age 65, of Centerburg, formerly of North Canton, died Monday, April 16, 2007, at his home.
He was born Jan. 11, 1942 in Canton to Lester and Berdetta Mohler and was graduated in 1960 from North Canton High School. He served as an airport control tower operator with the U.S. Navy from 1960-66. Glenn earned a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University and a medical degree from Marquette University of Wisconsin. He specialized in family practice medicine in Columbus, for 14 years and then became Medical Director of the Ohio State Highway Patrol for 14 years, retiring in 2005. Glenn was a member of American Medical Association and Ohio State Medical Association.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Myron Mohler; and sisters, Berdine Nightwine and Eileen Ashburn.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Mohler, to whom he was married in 1997; his brothers, Dr. Lester (Rosie) Mohler of Sunbury, Leslie (Joyce) Mohler of North Canton; sisters, Stella (James) Smiley of North Canton and Arletta (David) Schroeder of Columbus; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, April 21, at 9 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel (801 Pittsburg Ave. NW), with the Rev. David Redding of the Ohio Highway Patrol officiating. Burial will be in North Canton Cemetery. Calling hours are today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions to the Ohio Patrol Officer’s Benevolent Association, 1970 W. Broad St., Columbus, OH 42623. Those wishing to share their condolences or a fond memory may sign the Reed On-line Guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.
Mary L. Spencer
MOUNT VERNON — Mary L. Spencer, 79, of Mount Vernon passed away Thursday evening, April 19, 2007, at Knox Community Hospital. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Arlene M. Williams
GILBERT, Ariz. — Arlene M. Williams, 79, of Gilbert, Ariz., and formerly of Mount Vernon, died Wednesday, April 18, 2007, at the Banner Hospice of Eldorado in Gilbert, Ariz.
She was born Sept. 23, 1927, in Mount Vernon to Arlin and Eudora Lillian (Woodford) Byall. Arlene worked as a cook in the Mount Vernon City School system for 47 years. She had most recently worked at Ryan’s Steak House in Mount Vernon.
She is survived by a son, Ray (Barb) Williams of Glenmont; a daughter, Sandy (Darrell) O’Dell of Mount Vernon; three grandchildren, Matt (Tonya) Emery, Lee (Tara) Williams, Jackie (Donald) Marofsky; five great-grandchildren, Kendrick Russell, Holly Emery, Tatianna Emery, Dalton Emery and Alyxis Williams; and a brother, Leroy “Sonny” Byall.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul D. “Foggy” Williams; and her canine companion, Duchess.
Friends may call Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, where a funeral service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Lloyd Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Greer Wesleyan Church, 20189 Nashville Road, Glenmont, OH 44628. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.