MOUNT VERNON — Kathy Jacobs was born Aug. 24, 1943, and left us, peacefully, at the age of 63 on May 31, 2007. Family surrounded her when the good Lord called her home.
Kathy was a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church of Gambier; and attended the New Life Church of the Nazarene, First Church of the Nazarene and the Apostolic Christian Church, all of Mount Vernon.
She was preceded in death by loving parents, Edwin and Margaret Jacobs.
Surviving are brother, Steve (Bobbie) Jacobs; sister-in-law, Sharon (Mike) Hunter; nephew, Mike (Tracy) Jacobs; great-niece and nephews, Cori Beatty (Jacobs), Gage Whitmoyer, Chloe Jacobs and Keaton Jacobs; niece, Teresa (Jeff) Senig, all of Lancaster; cousins, Kay (Bill) Schumacher of Hartville, Ohio, and Maurice Champion.
She will be deeply missed by special friends, Uncle Jerry, Kathy Luna and her extended family at the Beech Tree Apartments. Kathy will be remembered dearly by many friends and loved ones throughout Mount Vernon and Gambier.
A caring cremation has taken place; however, there will be a celebration of life ceremony June 10 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Epworth United Methodist Church of Gambier. A graveside service will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Gambier, following the service. No flowers please, memorial contributions may be made to any of the churches listed above in her memory.
Richard E. Norman
MOUNT VERNON — Richard Eugene Norman, 70, of Mount Vernon died Wednesday, June 6, 2007, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 27, 1936, in Clyde, Ohio, to Robert and Iona (Hall) Norman. He was a member and past master of the Ohio Lodge 199 F&AM and Danville Lodge 546 F&AM. He was a member of Clinton Chapter 26, Kinsman Council 76, and Clinton Commandery 5 and was a KYCH. He was a member and worthy patron of Glenwood Chapter 303 OES. He was a member of Columbus Commandery 69, Thomas Smith Webb York Rite College, Holy Royal Arch Knight, member and past monarch of Kam Ram Grotto, Templar Priests Galilean Tabernacle, Peter J. Copeland Council AMD and Kilwing Council Knights Masons of Ireland.
He was a U.S. Army veteran. He enjoyed coin collecting, model railroads, playing golf, working puzzles and reading.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Leona Irene (McGough) Norman of Mount Vernon; one sister, Ruth Gosnell of Jessup, Md.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lawrence and Lois McGough of Mount Vernon, James McGough of Coshocton, Harold and Naomi McGough of Williamsburg, Ind., and John and Carol Reiss of Mount Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara E. Bunnell and Joyce Powers.
Friends may call Monday, June 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the North-Dilley Funeral Home, where Masonic Services will be held at 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. with the Revs. Mark Reiss and Lisa Reiss officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Knights Templar Eye Foundation, c/o Clinton Commandery, 2 1/2 Public Square, Mount Vernon, OH 43050, for the Richard E. Norman Eye Foundation Memorial. This obituary may be viewed, and online condolences may be sent to the family, at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Randy Ware Service Notice
HOWARD — Funeral service for Randy Ware will be Saturday, June 9, at 3 p.m. at the Millwood Church of Christ.
Mr. Ware, 46, of Howard died May 29, 2007, at Morning View Care Center at Centerburg.