November 24, 2007
Wilbert R. Blackford
DANVILLE — Wilbert Richard Blackford, 88, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007, at the Morning View Care Center.
Dortha M. Davis
MOUNT VERNON — Dortha M. Davis, 79, of North Sandusky Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007, at MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield.
Gerald ‘Jerry’ Hoovler
DELAWARE — Gerald “Jerry” Hoovler, 82, of Elizabeth Street, Delaware, and formerly of West Sandusky Street, Fredericktown, passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Columbus. The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is in charge of arrangements.
Vivian ‘Lori’ Lewis
CENTERBURG — Vivian “Lori” Lewis, 50, of Centerburg died Friday afternoon, Nov. 23, 2007, at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Rodney E. Phillips
SHELBY — Rodney Eugene “Nubs” Phillips, 48, of Ohio 314, Shelby, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007, in his home following a short illness.
Bessie B. Ramsey
MOUNT VERNON — A funeral service for Bessie B. Ramsey, 84, of Mount Vernon will be held Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at 1 p.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home with Bruce Hissong officiating. Burial will follow in South Lawn Cemetery.
SARASOTA, Fla. — Gene Taylor, 94, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Mount Vernon, Bexley, Columbus and Hebron, all in Ohio, died Nov. 20, 2007. He was born Sept. 7, 1913.
Grace E. Wise
MOUNT VERNON — Grace E. Wise, 84, of Mount Vernon died Nov. 23, 2007, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home.
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