Everett Lewis, 90, of Star Route, Stout, died Friday, Aug 26, 1994, at Southern Ohio Medical Hospital. Born Feb 9, 1904, in Adams County, the son of the late Charles and Laura Howe Lewis, he was a construction worker. Survivors include one son, Jonas Cooper of Buena Vista; three daughters, Ruth Hakala and Irene Schalch, both of Waukegan, Ill., and Betty Caldwell of Portsmouth; one brother, Charles Ernest Lewis of West Portsmouth; one sister, Goldie Lewis of Blue Creek; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. He also was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Lewis; three sons, Everett Lewis, infant Lewis and James Cooper; two daughters, Doris Lewis and Zetta Young; and four brothers, William Lewis, Melvin Lewis and two infant brothers. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Gregg Cooper officiating. Interment at McKendree Cemetery in Stout. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m Sunday.
Nadine Lewis, 70, of Peebles, died Thursday, April 18, 2002, at her residence. She was born in Otway on April 24 1931, the daughter of the late Herbert and Demia (Pridemore) Penn. She was a member of the Hills Chapel Christian Union Church, the Peebles Lioness Club, the Peebles Garden Club and the Peebles Magazine Club. She was a flight inspector with the Federal Aviation Administration. Survivors include her husband, Warren Lewis of Peebles, whom she married on March 18, 1950; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Mike and Dawn Lewis of Otway, Roger Lewis of Peebles, Todd and Andrea Lewis of Mason; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathi and Jim Houpe of Mason; three brothers, Jack Penn of Florida, Herbert Penn of West Union, David Penn of Kentucky; three sisters, Dorothy Dietz of Cleveland, May Smith of Portsmouth, Timmie Gill of Columbus; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Penn, and one sister, Amelia. Services were held Sunday, April 21, at the Moore's Chapel Church in Blue Creek with Dennis Grooms officiating. Burial followed in the Moore's Chapel Cemetery.
Austin Wade Long, stillborn son of Tim Long and Denelle (Vincent) Long, died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at the Brown County Hospital in Georgetown. Besides his mother and father, he is survived by his paternal granmother, Phyllis Kidder of Peebles; maternal grandmother, Regina Hall of Kentucky; maternal grandfather, Dennis Vincent of Seaman; maternal great-grandmother, Pearl Vincent of Peebles; aunts, uncles and cousins. Graveside services were held Friday, March 22, at the Evergreen Cemetery at the convenience of the family, with Jim Chandler officiating. Memorials may be made to the Fifth Third Bank in Peebles.
Edgar Thomas Malcom, 95, of Peebles, died Wednesday, July 31, at the Adams County Hospital. He was born January 31, 1901, in Lawshe, the son of the late Ira and Ollie Mae Malcom. He was united in marriage in 1921 to the late Edith Yankee Malcom, who passed away in 1975. Mr. Malcom was a retired farmer and school bus driver. He is survived by one daughter, Doris Malcom of Peebles, and one nephew, Bob Malcom of Peebles. Funeral services were conducted Friday, August 2, at the Brooke-Lafferty-Wallace and Thompson Funeral Home in Peebles, with Bill Ryan officiating. Burial was in the Locust Grove Cemetery.
Phillip Doddridge Martin, the second child of six of Campbell C. Martin and Margaret Murray McCauley Martin, was born September 5th, 1854, near Hillsboro, Ohio. When a young man, he spent three years with is uncle, Julius Martin, in Kentucky, two years with Mrs. Craven Silcott near Seaman, Ohio, and from 1876 to 1880 with his brother, Robert, in Iowa and Missouri. On September 20, 1881, he was united in marriage to Miss Mary E. Roberts, who died July 10, 1889. To this union three children were born, Mrs. Edna Martin Vane, Mrs. Martin Cline, and Earl F. Martin. On April 2, 1903, he was married to Miss Mary E. McClure of near Seaman, Ohio. To this union no children were born, but they reared to young manhood Henry Philip Armstrong, a nephew of Mrs. Martin, who has been a member of this family ever since. In 1875, he united with the Methodist Episcopal church of Pike Chapel, Ohio.
Adams County Record, West Union OH; 18 Apr 1918
J. Harold Mathews, 90, of Greenfield, died 2:35 p.m. Thursday in Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe. He was born 27 Apr 1910 in Adams County, and is survived by his wife, Irene Mathews; six sons, and three daughters. He was a farmer. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday in Murray-Fettro Funeral Home, Greenfield. Burial will be in Greenfield Cemetery. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Services of Adena Health System, 111 W. Water Street, Chillicothe, OH 45601, or Sugar Grove Methodist Church, 4679 State Route 41 SE, Washington CH OH, 43160.
Chillicothe Gazette, Chillicothe OH - 09 Jun 2000
Ruth W. Matthews, 84, of Bluffton, formerly of Waverly, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at the Mennonite Home in Bluffton. She was born in Tranquility on Oct. 31, 1918, the daughter of the late Lowell and Laura (Smith) Meddock. She was a retired self-employed seamstress; a member of the Waverly Chapter 99 OES, the Dogwood Quilters, the Waverly Garden Club and the Waverly Church of Christ. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Ellen Grass and Martha Mary Robertson, both of Lima; two brothers, George (Ruth) Meddock of Bowersville and Ollie Meddock of Hillsboro; one sister, Beulah Rulon of Wilmington; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Harris Matthews, who died June 13, 1971; two brothers, Guy Meddock and Melvin Meddock; and one sister, Opal Hilderbran. Services were held Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Waverly Church of Christ with Rick Bradenbaugh officiating. Burial took place in the Evergreen Union Cemetery in Waverly. Arragements were made by the Boyer Funeral Home in Waverly.
The People's Defender, West Union OH; 18 Dec 2002
Clara A. McAdow, 85, of Peebles, died Friday, May 30. She was born in Adams County on March 17, 1912, the daughter of the late William and Sarah Newman. She was united in marriage to Dale McAdow, who preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 1996. She was a member of the Peebles Church of Christ and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #246 in West Union. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Bob Applegate of West Union; one sister, Kate Fisher of Peebles; and one grandchild. Funeral services were held Monday, June 2, at the Brooke-Lafferty-Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home with Bill Christman officiating. Burial followed in the Locust Grove Cemetery. Eastern Star services were held Sunday, June 1 at the funeral home. Vistiation was held Sunday at the funeral home.
Moses Edgar McCall, four years of age and for some 18 months, an inmate of the Children's home, died there Tuesday morning of Typhoid fever. The child was the offspring of Henry F. and Lillie B. McCall, both of whom are dead.
The People's Defender, West Union OH; 15 Aug 1895