MOUNT VERNON -- Paul E. Doup, 87, of Mount Vernon, died June 20, 2009, at Knox Community Hospital.
FREDERICKTOWN -- Lorilla Z. Hathaway, 90, of Follin Road, Fredericktown, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2009, at her farm home in Middlebury Township where she and her husband worked side by side for 69 years.
MOUNT VERNON -- Henry Helmers, 70, of East Chestnut Street, Mount Vernon, passed away at his home on Sunday, June 21, 2009. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Henry Helmers.
MARENGO -- Charles "Chuck"Jones, 63, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2009 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus.
BUTLER -- Gerald Austin "Bezzy"Meeks, 65, of Stewart Avenue, Butler, passed away Friday evening, June 19, 2009, in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville, following an extended illness.
HOWARD -- Rodney S. Mickley, 81, died Sunday, June 21, 2009, at Summerville at HillenVale.
MOUNT VERNON -- Annabelle I. "Annie"Smith, 80, a lifelong resident of Mount Vernon, died Friday, June 19, 2009, in the ICU Unit at Knox Community Hospital surrounded by her family.
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. -- Charles Allen White of Southern Pines, N.C., was born April 11, 1918, and passed away Thursday, June 18, 2009. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by family.
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