Cheryl R. Carr
MOUNT VERNON — Cheryl R. Carr, 46, of West Chestnut Street, Mount Vernon, departed this earth on Monday, April 23, 2007, surrounded by family and friends at her home after a long battle with cancer.
She was born on Oct. 21, 1960, in Zanesville, a daughter of Thomas and Patricia (Vincent) Purdum of Mount Vernon. She was an active member of the Knox Chapter 236, Ohio Eastern Star, and also a past member of the Mount Vernon Women of the Moose. She was a member of the Harvest Christian Church in Mount Vernon. She was currently disabled from the Mount Vernon Developmental Center, where she had worked for the past 10 years, and before that spent most of her life as a caregiver. She was always there when friends and family were in need. She loved planning all types of functions and helping people coordinate special events in their lives. She handmade many cheese balls and buckeyes for her family events and other friends often had her make them for their events.
She had a fondness of fun in the water, indoors and out. She also enjoyed relaxing with her family and friends at a remote cabin on the Dry Fork River, in the hills of West Virginia.
In addition to her parents, Cheryl is survived by husband, Andrew Carr, whom she married on May 14, 2005; a daughter, Kathryn “Katie” Carr of Mount Vernon; stepdaughters, Mary Boubary of Ashley and Bobbi Stover of Norristown, Pa.; brother, Robert (Pearl) Purdum of Mount Liberty; a sister, Christina (Dave) Ihinger of Danville; her father- and mother-in-law, Harold and Mary Carr of Fairlawn; sisters-in-law, Jeanette Carr of Cleveland Heights and Ruthann Carr of Crown Point, Ind.; nieces, Tina Ihinger, Heidi Purdum and Sarah Robinson; nephews, Adam Hayman, Alex Bias, Austin Bias, David Robinson and Rudy Ben Robinson; a lifelong friend, Saunja Smith, and her children, Rebecca Littleton, Joseph Oliver and Amber Smith; and Paul Boubary Jr.’s mother, Evelyn Boubary and family.
Cheryl was preceded in death by her second husband and Kathryn’s father, Paul Boubary Jr., in March 2004.
The family will have a memorial service Sunday, April 29, at 2 p.m. at the Moose Lodge in Mount Vernon with Pastor Dan Lund officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Kathryn Carr Education Fund, c/o First-Knox National Bank, 1 S. Main St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon has been entrusted to care for the family with these arrangements. To view this obituary or leave an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Willard L. Giffin
MOUNT VERNON — Willard L. Giffin, 87, of Mount Vernon died Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon.
Willard was born Nov. 26, 1919, in Howard Township, Knox County, to James Blaine Giffin and Hazel (Baker) Giffin and had spent most of his lifetime in the Howard area. He was a retired farmer and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the AMVETS.
His sister, Mary Vernon of Mount Vernon, and several nieces and nephews survive him.
Four brothers, Carroll Giffin, Robert Giffin, Chauncy Giffin and Harry B. Giffin, and a sister, D. Ruth Ridenbaugh, preceded him in death.
Graveside funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Danville.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
To view this obituary or send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Charles N. Hall II
MOUNT VERNON — Charles Nelson Hall II, 25, of Mount Vernon died Monday, April 23, 2007, from injuries received in an automobile accident near Frazeysburg. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
To send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
William R. Tier
MOUNT VERNON — William R. Tier, 77, of Mount Vernon died Monday, April 23, 2007, at his residence following a battle with cancer.
William was born April 13, 1930, in Mount Vernon to Harry R. and Ruth G. (Lepley) Tier and had spent most of his life in Mount Vernon. William was retired from the Buckeye Candy and Tobacco Co. in Mount Vernon where he had been employed as a salesman for over 50 years. He was a life member of the New Lexington, Eagles Lodge and was a member of Colonial City Moose Lodge in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are his son, William R. “Rick” (Dixie) Tier II of London; his daughters, Diana (Samuel) Hindman of Lexington, Ky., and Mary Ellen (Michael) Hopkins of London; his stepdaughter, Grace (Robert) Morgan of Miami, Fla.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; his sister, Shirley (Marvin) Vannatta of Howard; his special cousins, Tom and Shirley Lepley, Chris Crouch and Jamie Lepley, plus numerous other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Virginia (Kelly) Tier.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Samuel E. Hindman officiating. Burial will follow at Mound View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 5555 Frontz Road, Dublin, OH 43017. To view the obituary or send a condolence online to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Carlos S. Walters
COSHOCTON — Carlos Shaw Walters, 87, of 1652 Spring St., Coshocton, died Monday, April 23, 2007, at the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 27, at 1:30 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with Pastor Ben McKinstry officiating. Burial will be in Coshocton County Memory Gardens. Calling hours will be held Thursday, April 26, 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-9813. This information is online at www.fischerfuneralhome.com.