Freda Ethel Johnson McFarland, 96, died Monday, Sept. 14, 1992. She attended the Church of God. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Andrew McFarland, Jul 17, 1970; two sons, Charles McFarland and Paul John McFarland; a grandson, Steve McFarland, and a great-grandson, Chris McFarland. She is survived by a daughter, Audrey Lykins of Peebles; six grandchildren, Patricia and Ivan Copas of Peebles, Jane and Norman LeBright of Hillsboro, and Edward and Connie Lykins of Peebles; three great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; daughter, Claudia Urania Mitchell and husband William Leslie Mitchell of Peebles; grandchildren, Vickie Penn, Linda Mitchell, Jennie ahd Robert Hill, Leslie Wayne and Deborah Mitchell; 10 grandchildren and three great-great granchldren, all of Peebles. Service was held 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 1992, at the Church of God in Peebles with Brother Bob Rose officiating and interment at Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of the Brooke Funeral Home in Peebles.
Lilly Icie McGraw, 34, of Columbus, a former Scioto County resident, died Wednesday at a Columbus hospital. Survivors include her husband, James Finley McGraw; six sons, Freddie Leroy Hodge, Donald Ray Hodge, William Everett Hodge, Russell Lee Hodge, James Eugene McGraw, and Paul Timothy McGraw; a daughter, Myrtle Edna Withrow of Columbus; three brothers, Clarence Cooper of Portsmouth, Rev. Otto Cooper of Blue Creek and William Cooper of Manchester; four sisters, Rosie Webb, Irene Swords and Loretta Moore, all of Portsmouth, and Vadie Holsinger of Columbus; and 13 grandchildren. Services are planned at 1 p.m. Saturday at Pond Run Baptist Church in West Portsmouth, with the Rev, Clyde Dillow officiating, and burial in Berea Cemetery near Blue Creek. Friends may call at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth, from 7 to 9 tonight, and from noon until 9 p.m. Friday.
Audrey Florence Miller, the only daughter of Edward A. and Icie (Piatt) Pollard, was born in Green Township, Adams County, Ohio, on July 21, 1922, and departed this life at the Adams County Hospital on September 5, 1995, at the age of 73 years, one month, and 15 days. She was united in marriage to Earl Paul Miller on August 11, 1943. This union was blessed with one daughter, Peggy. She is survived by her daughter, Peggy, and son-in-law Bill Baldwin; one grandson, Patrick and his wife Ruth Ann Baldwin; two nephews, Roy and Randy Pollard; sister-in-law Icy Pollard; and several cousins. She was proceded in death by her husband, Paul, in 1982, her parents and three brothers; Shelby, Elmer and Eugene. She spent her entire life here in Adams County and was a homemaker helping out on the farm and in later years enjoying reading and listening to her many records. She spent her last two years in the Eagle Creek Nursing Center and many times in the Adams County Hospital.
Charity A. Jones Miller was born near May Hill, Adams County, Ohio, December 23, 1841, departed this life Nov. 9, 1921, at the home of her nephew, Samuel Gorman, who resides near Colon school house, west of Peebles, Ohio. Deceased had been a resident of Peebles for some years, until she moved to the home of her nephew, about three years ago. October 24, 1859, she united in marriage with Arthur S. Miller by Mills Calvert. To this union three children were given who never lived. The husband departed this life Oct. 1, 1888. Soon after marriage she and her husband united with the Church of the Brethren at May Hill. She spent most of her life on the James Jones farm near that place. Three sisters and three brothers have preceded her, three brothers and one sister yet survive. Services were conducted Friday a.m. at 10 o'clock from the local Christian Church by Rev. Van B. Wright. Interment in Zion Cemetery.
The People's Defender", West Union OH; 17 Nov 1921
Chloe Miller, 89, of Cherry Fork, died Monday, February 28. She was a member of Wesley Chapel Church. Survivors include a daughter, Pauline Kimberly of Sardinia, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services were held Friday, March 4 at the Wesley Chapel Church with Rev. James Donnally officiating. Burial was in the Moore's Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Bradford-Sullivan Funeral Home in Winchester.
Geraldine M. "Jerry" Miller, 92, of Leesburg, died Saturday afternoon, September 7, at her home. She was born January 21, 1904, in Adams County, the daughter of the late William and Verna Ann Mariah (Beekman) Raybourn. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas C. Miller, on October 21, 1977, and a son, Thomas Junior Miller, on April 30, 1972. Mrs. Miller was a member of the Highland United Methodist Church and had been a teacher at the Beechwood School in Highland County. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Fae and Carl F. Fogt of Van Wert; two granddaughters and four great-grandsons. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 10, at the Highland United Methodist Church, with Rev. Carl D. Palmer officiating. Burial was in the Highland Cemetery. The Turner Funeral Home in Leesburg was in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Miller's name to the Highland United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 97, Highland, Ohio 45132.
Sarelda E. Minnish, 93, of Peebles, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2000, at a West Union nursing home. She was born May 1, 1906, in Springboro, a daughter of the late Albert and Carrie Tindell Routt. She was a member of Peebles Methodist Church and Peebles Lioness Club. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ed Good; and second husband, Charles Minnish. Surviving are one brother, Lewis Routt of Peebles; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at WallaceThompson Funeral Home in Peebles, with Dave Hopkins officiating, and graveside service at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Springboro Cemetery in Warren County. Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Portsmouth Daily Times - Portsmouth, OH - 22 Jan 2000
Robert J. (Bob) Minton, of Peebles, died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at the Chillicothe VA Hospital. He was born in Peebles, the son of the late William and Mary (Mustard) Minton. He was a member of the Union Hill Church, American Legion Peebles Post #594, and VFW Peebles Post #1029. Survivors include his wife, Eunice (Swayne) Minton, whom he married Feb. 10, 1948; two sons, Roger Minton of New Vienna and Bobby W. Minton of Peebles; one sister, Ruth Newman of Columbus; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two step-grandhcildren and two step-great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Joe, Raymond and George Minton; and three sisters, Marie Stiles, Audrey Stockwell and Mary Graham. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, Jan. 21, 1 p.m., at the Union Hill Church, with Phil Fulton officiating. Burial will follow in the Locust Grove Cemetery, with military graveside services conducted by the Adams County Honor Guard. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan 20, 5-8 p.m., and Thursday, noon-1 p.m., at the church. The Wallace Thompson Funeral Home is serving the family.
Earl Moore, 73, of Peebles, died Wednesday, June 23, 1999, at the Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster. He was born on Feb. 11, 1926, in Wheelwright, Ky., the son of the late Zollie C. and Julia (Branham) Moore. He worked on the C&O Railroad and was a member of the Peebles DAV Post #71, Laborers Local #1445, Ashland, Ky., and was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Beatrice (Hayslip) Moore, whom he married on Oct. 21, 1947; three sons, Earl Moore of Lancaster, Randy Moore of Huntington, W.Va., and Rickey Moore of Peebles; one daughter, Debbi Moore of Cookeville, Tenn; one sister, Ival Hammond of Radcliffe, Ky.; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandson. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 26, at the Peebles Church of Christ in Christian Union, with Dave Hopkins and Boyd Young officiating. Burial followed in the Evergreen Cemetery, with military graveside services performed by the Adams County Honor Guard. Visitation was held Friday, Jun 25, at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Peebles.
Helen Lucille Moore, 87, of Pinehurst Combined Level of Care and Rehab Center in Centerville, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002. She was born in Peebles on May 31, 1915, the daughter of Hosea L. and Edna Mae Storer Hardin. She worked in sales at Knollenbergs Department Store and Paul Harris and was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Easter Star #49. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Elaine Watson of Goshen, Ind., and Judith Anne Branagin of North Richland Hills, Texas; and four granchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert M. Moore, who died Oct. 16 1999. Services will be held at 1 p.m., Satuday, Dec. 7, at Doan and Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond, Ind., with the Rev. Mark Wesler officiating. Burial will be in the Earlham Cemetery. Visitation will be fro 6 - 8 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.
Katie Catherine Moore, 92, of Blue Creek, Ohio, died Sunday, Oct 10, 1999, at Crystal Care Center. She was born Dec, 25, 1906, in Blue Creek, a daughter of the late Murt and Bell Evans Cooper. She was of the Protestant faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Moore. Surviving are two daughters, Betty Greathouse of Stout and Joetta Keeton of South Point; one son, Jonas Moore of Blue Creek; one stepson, Ralph Moore of Portsmouth; seven grandchildren,13 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by two infant sons, Oscar Eugene Moore and Bobbi Roscoe Moore; and several brothers and sisters. Services will be held 11a.m. Tuesday at Melcher Funeral Home in Portsmouth, with the Rev. Willis Hard officiating, and burial in Sunshine Ridge Cemetery in Adams County. Friends may call for one hour before services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Portsmouth Daily Times - Portsmouth, OH - 11 Oct 1999