REYNOLDS Mother Dewilder Reynolds, age 80, Friday, March 2, 2001, OSU Medical Center. Homegoing Celebration 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2001, Greater Ebenezer Apostolic Church, 878 S. Ohio Ave. Arrangements by J.W. ROSS FUNERAL HOME, 1173 E. Hudson St.
SHAW Clarence F. Shaw, 81, died March 3, 2001, St. Anns Hospital. U.S. Army Veteran WWII. Preceded in death by wife Lorene. Survived by son, Donald (Sharon); daughter, Connie (Larry Thompson) Shaw; grandchildren, Steve and Misty. Friends may call at JERRY SPEARS FUNERAL HOME, 2693 West Broad Street, Sunday 5-8 p.m., where service will be held 10 a.m. Monday. Rev. Roy Fisher officiating. Interment in Memorial Burial Park, Wheelersburg, Ohio.
SMITH Carolyn A. Smith, 73, of Columbus, passed away Friday, March 2, 2001 at her home. Retired from Field Publications. Survived by her husband of 50 years, James W. Smith; sons, Charles T. (Victoria L.), James J. and David A. (Shari L.) Smith; grandchildren, Brian M., Jennifer L. and Nathaniel C. The family will receive friends Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the COTNER FUNERAL HOME, 7369 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, where the service will be Monday 10 a.m. Interment Glen Rest Memorial Estate, Reynoldsburg.
SMITH Fred Smith, age 88, died March 3, 2001 at Regency Manor. Surived by nieces, Jean Butterworth, Mida Dotson, Thelma Chifos; nephews, David Goble, all of Columbus and Benny Goble of Miss.; great-niece and nephew, Sue Espurvoa and Charles Butterworth. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday at COOK & SON-PALLAY FUNERAL HOME, 1631 Parsons Ave. where service will follow at 8 p.m. conducted by Pastor Larry Sparks of Williams Road Freewill Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Williams Road Freewill Baptist Church in Fred's memory.
SMITH Lillie Mae McMickle Smith, age 75, departed this life on Wednesday, February 28, 2001 in Columbus, Ohio after a long illness. She was a homemaker and was of the Jehovah's Witness faith. Preceded in death by her husband Grover; brothers Noah, Ben, Roosevelt, Paul and James McMickle; three daughters, Brenda, Ora Mae, Baby Mae; son Luther H. "Luke" Smith. Survived by children, Darlene (Walter) Johnson, Barbara Ealy, Grover N. Smith, Jr., all of Denver, Co., Loretta Phillips of Columbus, Oh., Dorothy Swann of Akron, Oh., Barbara (Henry) Dotson of Switchback, W.Va., Vernon T. Smith of Baltimore, Md., and John McMickle of East Orange, NJ; nephew, James (Kora) McMickle of Pulaski, Va.; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service Monday 1 p.m. MCNABB FUNERAL HOME, 818 E. Long St. Family will receive friends 12 p.m. noon until time of service. Brother Mark Rice officiating.
STUDEBAKER Jay H. Studebaker, 76, of New Carlisle, Ohio, died at 10:38 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2001 at Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, Ohio. He was born May 4, 1924 in Clark County, Ohio the son of Russell & Cyntha (Smith) Studebaker. He was a graduate of North Hampton High School in 1942, a member of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Board of 29 years, Clark County ASC Committee, a lifetime Deacon of Donnels Creek Church of the Brethren, a farmer for 56 years, and enjoyed collecting and restoring antique tractors. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Donna (Hockman) Studebaker; son, Kent (Susan) Studebaker of Marble Cliff, Ohio; daughter, Linda (Jeff) Hobby of New Carlisle; grandchildren, Aaron & Colin, J. & Lana Hobby, Meredith (Hobby) & Tim Grieser; great granddaughter, Abigail Grieser; three brothers, Laurel (Phyllis) Studebaker, Don (Marcella) Studebaker, Carroll (Rena) Studebaker; two sisters, Esther Snyder, Evelyn (William) Sayers; numerous nieces, nephews, grand and great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother Dale; three sisters, Velma Kuehner, Naomi Noll and Wilma Kreps; infant brother Virgil. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at the Donnels Creek church of the Brethren with Pastor Scott Cooper officiating. Burial in Myers Cemetery. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Monday in the TROSTEL, CHAPMAN & CHRISTMAS FUNERAL HOME, New Carlisle, Ohio.
SWENSON Robert A. "Bob" Swenson, age 82, of Westerville, died Friday, March 2, 2001 at The Village of Westerville. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Berenice Swenson; children, Penny (Edward) Broge of Mentor, Oh., Karen (Bob) Waldeck of Worthington and Paul Swenson of Westerville; grandchildren, Jason, Heather, Kristen and Jeffrey; and other relatives and friends. Bob was a member of All Saints Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6770 N. High St., Worthington, Oh., 43085, where a Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2001. Pastor Glenn M. Zorb officiating. Interment will follow the service at All Saints Columbarium. If they choose, friends may make memorial contributions to All Saints Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bob's memory. Arrangements completed by RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, WORTHINGTON CHAPEL, 614-885-4006.
TARINI Toy (Phalura Pearl) Tarini, age 89, died Friday, March 2, 2001 in Grant Medical Center. She was was born April 10, 1911 in Greencamp, Ohio, and raised by her aunt and uncle, Mick and Pearl Ferrin. Toy married her first and only love, Mondo Tarini, who preceded her in death, as did her siblings Emma Sweatland, Justina Foulk, Alma Mildner and Fred Ferrin. Toy and Mondo raised their Family in the Tri-Village Area, operating a paving company and enjoying golf and wintering in Florida. She was also a member of Grace Brethren Church. Toy is survived by her daughters, Sandy DePaso and Mimi Tarini; son-in-law, John Streicher; grandchildren, Ric, Dave, Mike, Dan, Deb and Pam DePaso; Steve and Sarah Streicher; granddaughters-in-law, Debby and Laurie; sister-in-law, Julia Tarini; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral 12noon Tuesday at THE JOHN QUINT & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 1177 W. Fifth Avenue, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. Burial, St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name are suggested Grace Brethren Church (6675 Worthington Galena Rd, Worthington, 43085), Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church (1559 Roxbury Rd., Columbus 43212), The Evans Scholars Program at OSU (2400 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus 43210), or Hospice at Grant/Riverside (3535 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus 43214).
TUCKER William L. Tucker, age 74, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2001 at O.S.U. East Hospital. Bill was retired from Cooper-Jarrett, Inc. He was a member of Teamsters Local #413 and former member of Southeast Conservation. Preceded in death by his parents Elza and Emma Tucker. Survived by wife, Alberta; children, William Jr. (Sandy) Tucker, Robert (Elizabeth) Tucker, Barbara Whitlatch and Patricia (Bill) Spink; 11 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Mae (Elias) Bailes. Family will receive friends 2-5 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at SCHOEDINGER EAST CHAPEL, 5360 E. Livingston Ave., where services will be on Monday at 11:30 a.m. Burial in Obetz Cemetery.
WHITE Monroe DeVan White, Jr., age 45, suddenly, Wednesday, February 28, 2001, at Mt. Carmel West. Preceded in death by his loving mother Dorothy White. Survived by his father, Monroe White Sr.; sons, Brandy M. Bowers and DeVan S. White; dear-loving friend, LaVetta; many other relatives and friends. Funeral 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2001, at the Old First Presbyterian Church, 1101 Bryden Road. Rev. John T. Coates II, Officiant. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment Glen Rest Memorial Estate. Arrangements by C.D. WHITE & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 1217 Mt. Vernon Ave.
BAGLEY Gerald Lee "Jerry" Bagley, age 63, of Gahanna, on Saturday, March 3, 2001 at Kobacker House. Veteran U.S. Army. Retired Water Superintendent for the City of Gahanna. Worked as Head of Construction Inspections for E. M. H. & T. Member of Jersey Baptist Church and Choir. Preceded in death by parents Glen and Elizabeth Bagley and brother Jack. Survived by wife of 27 years, Alacia Bagley; children, Brian (Terri) Bagley, Brandi (Chris) McAlister, Brent Bagley; grandchildren, Joel and Hannah. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at SCHOEDINGER NORTHEAST CHAPEL, 1051 East Johnstown Road, (on Rt. 62 * mile east of Hamilton Rd.) Gahanna. Funeral Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2001 at Jersey Baptist Church, 13260 Morse Road, Jersey, Oh. Pastor John Hays officiating. Interment Mifflin Township Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family prefers contributions to Evangel Christian Academy Scholarship Fund, 817 North Hamilton Road, Gahanna, OH 43230 or Jersey Baptist Church "Growing The Vision" Fund, 13260 Morse Rd., Jersey, OH 43062 in Jerry's memory.
BAYER Theodore Earl "Teddy", age 9, born December 25, 1991, died Saturday, March 3, 2001 at Children's Hospital. Third grader at Dana Elementary. Beloved son of Robert E. Bayer, Jr. and Tamara D. Amick; brother, Michael B. Bailey; grandparents, Barbara Amick, Patricia (Fred) Gibson and Robert E. Bayer, Sr.; many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Best friend Steven Edwards. Special thanks to Children's Hospital and staff and Lifeline of Ohio for their support. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at SCHOEDINGER HILLTOP CHAPEL, 3030 W. Broad St. where services will be held Wednesday, March 7, 2001 at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Jeff L. Julien officiating. Interment Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family requests contributions be made to the Teddy Bayer memorial fund at any First Star Bank.
BOYD Violet "Vi" Huber Boyd, age 81, of Circleville, formerly of 91 Maplewood Ave., Columbus, passed away March 3, 2001, at Pickaway Manor. Born July 27, 1929, in Russellton, Pa., the daughter of John and Sara Cooper. Graduate of Mifflin High School Class of 1937, member National Honor Society, retired medical secretary of Whitehall Medical Center, lifetime member Whitehall Post #8794 VFW, past president and past vice-president Moca Auxiliary #40, fund chairman Moca Auxiliary #40, member Whitehall Senior Citizens. Also known as the Bake Sale Lady. Survived by daughters, Linda (Gene) Godwin of Circleville, Luann (Vaughn) Smith of Palmetto, Fl.; son, Tom Huber of Pataskala; 10 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; daughter-in-law Judy Huber; brothers and sisters. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. EVANS FUNERAL HOME, 4171 E. Livingston Ave., where service will be Wednesday 10 a.m. Pastor Phil Duncan officiating. Interment Kirksville Cemetery.
BUCKINGHAM Eleanor Ida Buckingham, age 84, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2001. Preceded in death by husband Willard Buckingham, parents Delmer and Anna Locke, brothers Wilbur, Herman and Ted Locke, sisters Clara Wallace, Mary Lyons, Julia Powell and Jessie Landis. Survived by nieces and nephews, Norma Storer, Darleen McCarty, Mary Ellen (John) Evans, Wilbur Locke, Joseph (Jenny) Lyons and Teddy Locke; several great-nieces and nephews. No visitation or Funeral Service. A private burial will be arranged by O.R. WOODYARD CO. FUNERAL HOME.
CAPRETTA Celeste Capretta, November 16, 1912 - March 4, 2001. Celeste joins his wife of 56 years Thelma (O'Rourke); his mother and father Dominic and Laurette; sister Helen (Edward) Monette; sister-in-law Gerry Capretta; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law John (Helen) O'Rourke, Marie (Clifford) Bowser, Louis O'Rourke, Elizabeth O'Rourke, Rose (Thomas) Holt. He leaves his sons and daughters-in-law Donald and Marilyn and Daniel and Diane Capretta; brother Alphonse Carpretta; sister-in-law Ann O'Rourke; grandchildren Tony (Melanie), Annette, Diane (Donal) Mulligan, Jim (Claire), Karen, Danielle (Norman) Wegrzyn, Michael, Dominic and Darcie; 13 great-grandchildren. Celeste was a graduate of Holy Family High School. He retired after many years in the grocery business and later as an employee of the law firm Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease. He was a founding member of the K of C Council 2898, a fifty year member of St. Mary Magdalene Church and a past member of Seton Square choral group. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Prayer service 3 p.m. at the EGAN-RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 403 E. Broad St. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday 10 a.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 473 S. Roys Ave. Burial St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers friends who wish may contribute in his memory to the Villas at Saint Therese, 25 Noe Bixby Road, Columbus, Ohio 43213-1461. Visit www.egan-ryan.com to send condolences.
CAREY Clarence W. Carey, age 80, of Gahanna went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, March 3, 2001 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. Retired from Columbus Motor Car Company. A WWII Army Veteran and a former member of V.F.W. in Gahanna and Hilliard. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters which were longtime Hilliard area residents. Survived by his sons, Bill, Ted and Dean and their families; and their mother, Della; 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Friends may call 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich St., Hilliard, where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday. Family will also receive friends 1 hour prior to time of service. Interment Wesley Chapel.