Anne P. Fleming Orahood, 89, of Prospect

Anne P. Fleming Orahood, 89 of Prospect, died Sunday morning, January 29, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Marysville. She was born January 31, 1927 in Prospect, to the late Lawrence and Hildred (Keller) Fleming.  On September 20, 1947 she married the love of her life, George E. Orahood and he died January 17, 2004.  She […]

Earl Douglas Tackett, 73, formerly of Marion

Earl Douglas Tackett passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on January 27, 2017 at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.  Earl was born January 6, 1944 in Drift, Kentucky to the late Luther and Georgina York Tackett. Earl grew up roaming the hills of Floyd County, Kentucky with his six brothers and sisters.  He […]

Edith “Lucille” Byrd, 83, a lifelong resident of Marion

Edith “Lucille” Byrd, age 83, a lifelong resident of Marion, was reunited with her family who had gone before her, on Thurs., Jan. 26, 2017, at the OSU Medical Center. Born November 15, 1933, Lucille was one of four children of the late Donald and Louise (Kalambacher) Cray. Lucille married the love of her life, […]

Jo Ann Heller, 88, of LaRue

Jo Ann Heller 88 of LaRue, died peacefully late Thursday evening January 26, 2017 at the Marion General Hospital. She was born June 10, 1928 in Richwood to the late Edgar and Daisy (Reece) Hoffman.  On April 29, 1947 she married Robert D. Heller in Essex and he died June 29, 2005.  She was also […]

Donna F. (Clayton) Shamblin, 76, of Marion

Donna F. (Clayton) Shamblin, age 76, of Marion, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Heartland of Marion. On October 2, 1940, she was born to the late Don F. and Ruthella (McCullough) Clayton, and she spent twenty-four years as a hairdresser before becoming a bus driver. She is survived by her daughter […]

Karen Spracklen, 71, of Morral

Karen Spracklen, age 71, of Morral, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by loving family. She was born in Marion, Ohio, on March 9, 1945 to the late Harley Clyde and Rachel (McDougal) Sherman. Karen mainly grew up around the Marion area and graduated from Elgin High School. She […]

John E. “Pap” Kokas, 86, of Marion

John E. “Pap” Kokas, age 86, passed away on Monday January 23, 2017 surrounded by family. John “Pap” Kokas was born on Septmber 23, 1930 in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania.  In 1945, he enlisted in the United States Army. John met the love of his life Sally (Clark) Kokas at the fair in June of 1951 […]

Beverly Green, 80, formerly of Marion

Beverly Green, age 80 of Ft Pierce, Florida went to be with the Lord Friday, January 20, 2017 at her residence. She was born December 11, 1936 in Shuqualak, Mississippi to the late Lee Morris and Carrie Bell (Mason) Goodwin. She married her High School sweetheart Eligh Green and was a graduate of Harding High […]

Robert C. Davis, 92, of Richwood

Robert C. Davis, 92 of Richwood, died peacefully at home early Tuesday morning, January 24, 2017. He was born September 28, 1924 in Thompson Township, Delaware County to the late David and Edith (Strohl) Davis. On October 23, 1949 he married the former Eula Jean Gulliford in the First United Methodist Church in Richwood and […]

Thomas “Moose” Young, 53, of LaRue

While his many family and friends are devastated by the unexpected loss of their beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and dear friend, Thomas “MOOSE” Young…for Moose he went out the way he would have wanted.  He was called to heaven with a trophy in hand in his precious 1928 Ford Model A, after […]