Kate Fisher, 83, of Peebles, died Saturday, Sept. 2, at the Austin Manor in Peebles.. She was born July 6, 1917, in Adams County, the daughter of the late William and Sarah J. Newman. She was a member of the Peebles Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, Roger Fisher of West Union and Dennis Fisher of Bentonville; three daughters, Leah Rae Davis of Hillsboro, Marilyn Adams of West Union and Sue Ann Bryan of Hillsboro; 17 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Fisher, on Dec. 1, 1982, and one sister, Clara McAdow. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept 5, at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Peebles, with Bill Christman officiating. burial followed in the Locust Grove Cemetery. Visitation was held Monday, Sept. 4, at the funeral home.
Marjorie L. Foraker, 70, of Polk Hollow Rd., Chillicothe, died Wednesday evening, April 6, 1994, in University Hospital, Columbus, following a brief illness. She was born Jan. 20, 1924, in Bainbridge, the daughter of William and Georgia M. Cross Everhart. On Jan. 20, 1949, she married Ralph G. Foraker, who survives. Also surviving are daughters and sons-in-laws, Patricia and Walter Cox, Waverly, Karen and Russell Paugh, Greenfield, Beverly Foraker and her companion Carson Wolford, Chillicothe, and Debra and Danny Butcher, Chillicothe; sons and daughters-in-law, William and Oakie Neighbors, Cedarville, and Richard and Dawn Foraker, Frankfort; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Imogene Forcum, Chillicothe. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers. Mrs. Foraker was a retired cook with Mt. Logan Sanitarium, and local restaurants. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Fawcett, Oliver, Glass and Palmer Funeral Home with Rev. Douglas Campbell officating . Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at th e funeral home from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday.
Chillicothe Gazette - Chillicothe, OH; 08 Apr 1994
Ralph G. Foraker, 72, of Chillicothe, died Monday afternoon, July 29, 1996, in Mt. Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, following an extended illness. He was born Dec 10, 1923, in Pike County , the son of Norman G. and Gladys M. Puckett Foraker. On Jan. 20, 1949, he married Marjorie L. Everhart, who preceded him in death April 4, 1994. Surviving are daughters and sons-in-laws, Patricia and Walter Cox, Waverly, Karen and Russell Paugh, Greenfield, Beverly Foraker and her fiance Robert Harrel of Chillicothe, and Debra and Danny Butcher, Chillicothe; sons and daughters-in-law, William and Oakie Neighbors, Cedarville, and Richard and Dawn Foraker, Frankfort; 12 grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; sisters, Vera June Smith, Chillicothe, Iris Romaine Sterling, Largo Fla: and a special friend Hazel Hicks, Jackson. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and two brothers. Mr. Foraker was retired from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was a U.S. Army veteran , serving in World War II and was a member of the Ross County Senior Citizens. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Fawcett, Oliver, Glass and Palmer Funeral Home with Rev. Douglas Campbell officating. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens where military graveside service rites will be observed. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Chillicothe Gazette - Chillicothe, OH; 31 Jul 1996
William Forsythe was killed instantly last Friday afternoon at the Rarden Stone Co., where he was employed. His head was crushed by a dump vehicle. He was the son of Abraham Forsythe, Mayor of Rarden, and upon whose farm the stone quarry is located. He married the daughter of William Brown, for many years a resident of Locust Grove. Forsythe had resided with his family in Franklin Twp, but moved to Rarden about three years ago. He was a member of K of P Lodge. Funeral was last Sunday. He leaves a wife and two small children.
The People's Defender, West Union OH; 29 Apr 1897
The death of Robert Foster of Cherry Fork occured last Sunday after a lingering illness. The funeral took place on Tuesday, and his remains were interred in the Cherry Fork Cemetery.
The People's Defender, West Union OH; 24 Jan 1895
Robert M. Foster died Mar. 18, 1895, at his residence in Irvington, Ohio, in the 65th year of his age. Married Miss Susan R. Gregg in Dec. 1864. She survives with four daughters: Mrs. John G. Williamson of Hillsboro, Mrs. William L. Brown of Seaman, Mrs. Lawrence W. Spargur of Seaman, and Lillie R., unmarried, living with her mother. Funeral at the Presbyterian Church at Mt. Leigh by Rev. Watson. Burial in Mt. Leigh Cemetery.
The People's Defender, West Union OH; 04 Apr 1895
Pauline Blythe Freeman, 79, of Chillicothe, died Saturday, Jan 7, at her home. She was born October 21, 1915, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Scott and Bertha Malone Blythe. Pauline was a member of the Massieville United Methodist Church were she was active for many years. Survivors include her husband, Howard; two sons, Everett of Clarksburg and Stanley of Chillicothe; two daughters, Norma Clark of Cincinnati and Irma Scott of Columbus; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and one brother, Dawson Blythe of Peebles. One son, Raymond, and one grandson, John, preceded her in death. Funeral services were Wednesday, January 11, at the Massieville United Methodist Church with Rev. Hugh Price officiating. Burial was in the Floral Hills Memory Garden at Massieville.
Carlos L. (Boone) Freeze, 42, of Blue Creek, died Thursday, Oct 3, 2002, at the Adams County Hospital in West Union. He was born in Waverly on Aug. 4 1960, the son of the late Carlos and Shirley Rae (Perkins) Freeze. Survivors include his fiancee, Catherine Reynolds of Blue Creek; three children, Carlos, Danny and Rosemary; four sisters, Patricia Spires of Stout, Vicky Hensley of West Union, Cheryl Thorne of Harlan, Ky., and Hazel Sparrow of Blue Creek; special friends, Mielessa Simpson, Steve Simpson, Amber Simpson, Andrew Simpson and Sarah Simpson. Services were held Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Wylie-Thompson Funeral Home in Sinking Spring. Burial followed in the Westwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Wylie-Thompson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 52, Sinking Spring, Ohio 45172.