Mary Jane Landon 05/18/2005
Mary Jane Landon, age 81, of Park Avenue, Cardington, OH died Wednesday morning May 18, 2005 at Galion Community Hospital. She was born December 25, 1923 in Anderson, Indiana to the late William N. and Elizabeth (Waterer) Brown.
During her lifetime Mary Jane had been employed at Pollack Steel in Marion, Sterling Store in Cardington and provided home health care for individuals.
She was a member of the Cardington First United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school and had served as President of the United Methodist Women. Mary Jane was also a member of the Jenkins-Vaughan American Legion Auxiliary Unit # 97 where she was a past president and had held many other offices. She was past chaplain of 8/40 and a member for many years. She served as President of Daughters of Union Veterans and belonged to the Past President Parley Violet Twig of Morrow County Hospital.
On December 7, 1939 in Cardington she married Hershel F. Landon and he preceded her in death on February 1, 1984.
Survivors include three sons and their wives, Tracy and Margie Landon of Cardington, Jeffrey and Krista Landon, and Roger and Lana Landon all of Galion; 19 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Paul Landon of Cardington and Ralph Landon of Sandusky; 4 sisters, June Lanum, of Cardington, Rose Benson of Marion, Judith Keeton and Betty Wallace of Mt. Gilead.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mary Jane was preceded in death by a daughter, Mildred "Kay" Gilley and an infant daughter; brothers, William Brown, Jr. and Robert Brown.
Friends may call Thursday, May 19, 2005 from 5-8PM at Gompf Funeral Home in Cardington where the funeral service will be held Friday, May 20, 2005 at 11AM. Burial will follow in Glendale Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to a church of the donor's choice.
Mabel Counts 05/14/2005
Mabel Counts, age 76, of South Fourth Street, Cardington, died Saturday, May 14, 2005 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. She was born July 19, 1928 in Dickenson County, VA to the late Luther and Vadna (Owens) Owens.
On October 14, 1948 she married Dorse Counts, Jr. and he preceded her in death. Mabel was a homemaker.
Survivors include her children and their spouses, Rebecca and Warren Henthorn of Mount Vernon, David and Vena Counts of Cardington, Roger and Cindy Counts of Michigan and Pamela Barton of Edison, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mabel was preceded in death by a son, Danny L. Counts and 2 brothers, Leo and Wayne Owens.
Friends may call Tuesday May 17,2005 from 4-8PM at Gompf Funeral Home in Cardington where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30AM. Burial will be in Marlbourough Cemetery.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Bennington Glen Activity Fund in care of the funeral home.
J. Edward Baker 05/06/2005
J. Edward Baker, age 94 of County Road 165, Cardington, died at his residence. He was born February 23, 1911 in Kanauga, Ohio to the late Nathan and Birdie (Trackler) Baker.
Edward served in the Army Air Force during World War II and had been employed by Marion Power Shovel as a tool grinder for 47 years. He was a member of the Cornerstone Alliance Church in Marion.
On October 15, 1960 in Martel he married the former Dorothy Peery and she preceded him in death on February 23, 1995.
Survivors include Ed's 2 nephews and their wives, Stanley and Donna Baker of Sunbury, Robert and Kathy Thibaut of Russell's Point; 1 Niece and her husband Carol and Martin Lauer of Rochester Hills, MI; 3 great-nephews and 2 great-nieces.
In addition to his parents and wife, Ed was preceded in death by 1 brother Everett Baker and 1 sister Dorothy Thibaut.
Friends may call Tuesday, May 10, 2005 from 5-8PM at Gompf Funeral Home in Cardington where funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at 1PM with Pastor James Caister of Cornerstone Alliance Church in Marion will officiate and burial will follow in Glendale Union Cemetery.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are requested to consider Cornerstone Alliance Church, 2010 Marion-Marysville Road, Marion, Ohio 43302.
Peggy U. Ellis 05/03/2005
Peggy U. Ellis, age 75, for Douglas Street, Mt Gilead died early Tuesday morning, May 3, 2005 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. She was born December 2, 1929 in West Virginia to the late Herbert and Maggie (Stone) Massey.
On December 27, 1950 in Chelyan, WV she married Harry "Shorty" Ellis and he preceded her in death May 6, 1984.
Peggy had worked at Core Manufacturing in Mt. Gilead as a machine operator. She was a member of the Cardington Nazarene Church where she was a Sunday school teacher. Also she was a member of the Red Hat Society and of the Jenkins-Vaughan American Legion Auxiliary Unit # 97.
Survivors include her children and their spouses; Michael and Mary Ellis of Davenport, Iowa, Pamela Ostrom-Henthorn of Cardington, Wanda and Paul Pruden of Davenport, Iowa; and Edna and Tim Whitehead of Texarkana, TX; 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and siblings and their spouses, Frank and Lottie Massey and Becky and Bobby Brown of Sneads Ferry, NC, Joyce Jerrett of Elkview, WV, Janet and Jimmy Raynor of Jacksonville, NC and Ruth and Richard B. Elkin of Punxsutawney, PA.
In addition to her husband and parents, Peggy was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters and one great-granddaughter.
Friends may call Friday, May 6, 2005 from 4-8PM at Gompf Funeral Home in Cardington where funeral services will be held Saturday, May 7, 2005 at 10AM. Pastor Phil Hurlbert will officiate and burial will be in Glendale Cemetery.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Hospice of Morrow County, PO Box 86, Mt. Gilead, OH 43338.
Arthur B. Doubikin 04/26/2005
Arthur B. Doubikin, Jr., age 80, of Township Road 173, Cardington died Tuesday, April 26, 2005 at his home. He was born January 1, 1925 in Mount Gilead to the late Arthur B. and Mariette Doubikin, Sr.
Art was a self-employed truck driver and had served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was an active member of the Abundant Life Fellowship Church. Art enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and water skiing. He loved the fellowship of his entire family.
On June 16, 1944 in Cardington, Art married the former Mary E. Ralston and together they enjoyed a 60 year marriage. In addition to his wife "Libby", Art is survived by his children and their spouses, Deborah and Larry Coomer of New Bloomington, Dale and Sallie Doubikin of Arizona, Doreen Chase of Cardington, De & John Holland of Las Vegas, NV and Jay R. Doubikin of Cardington; 10 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
Friends may call on Friday, April 29, 2005 from 5-8PM at Gompf Funeral Home in Cardington where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2005 at 10AM. Pastor Joe Blevins of The Abundant Life Fellowship will officiate. Burial will be in Glendale Union Cemetery with full military honors provided by the U.S. Army and the Jenkins-Vaughan American Legion Post # 97.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Hospice of Morrow County, PO Box 86, Mount Gilead, OH 43338 or Abundant Life Fellowship, PO Box 205, Chesterville, OH 43317.
Bertha A. Stone 04/25/2005
Bertha A. Stone, age 94, of Cardington died Monday morning, April 25, 2005 at Morrow County Hospital. She was born on October 27,1910 in Licking County to the late John and Bertha (Hilbrant) Showman.
On November 15,1936 in Newark, Ohio she married John M. Stone and he preceded her in death on April 7,1996.
Survivors include one daughter Ella J. Wertz of Delaware; 2 granddaughters and their husbands, Kristen and Kenny Sanders of Salter Path, NC and Megan and Gavin Ray of Greensboro, NC; and 4 great-grandchildren Ken and Mitch Sanders of Salter Path, NC and Isabel and Owen Ray of Greensboro, NC.
Together with her husband John, Bertha owned and operated Stone's Drug Store in Cardington for 42 years. Bertha was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Cardington, the Reveille Club, Garden Club, Bridge Club, and was involved with the American Cancer Society. In addition she was a member of the Business Women's Professional Association, the Morrow County Welfare Board, Omega Twig at the Morrow County Hospital and the Circle at the First United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 27, 2005 from 4-8PM at Gompf Funeral Home in Cardington. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 28, 2005 at 10:30AM at Cardington First United Methodist Church with Pastor John Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Granville.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Cardington First United Methodist Church or Hospice of Morrow County in care of Gompf Funeral Home 440 South Center Street, Cardington, Ohio 43315.