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Knox County, Ohio
History & Genealogy

OBITUARIES
(Contributed by Sheryl McClure)
Jan. 1922 - Feb. 1922 - Mar. 1922 - Apr. 1922 - May. 1922

Knox County, Ohio--OBITUARY AND DEATH NOTICES FROM THE "DEMOCRATIC BANNER", Mt. Vernon, OH
 
Jan. 3, 1922 

     Martinsburg, Jan. 3--
Mrs. Ellen LaRue, aged 76, died Sunday morning at her home here. Death was due to influenza. Mrs. LaRue was the widow of a Civil war veteran. 

    
Mrs. Martha J. Stumph, aged 53 years, wife of Milton Stumph, died at 11 o'clock Friday morning at her home on Pennsylvania avenue after an extended illness of a complication of diseases. Besides her husband she leaves one son, Forrest, and one daughter, Mrs. Pearl Weise, both of Kenmore, a sister, Mrs. Ella Kizer of Cleveland, and two brothers, W. H. Stumph and E. B. Stumph, both of this city. 

     Word was received in Mt. Vernon Saturday of the recent death and burial at Denver, Colo., of
Andrew Carson, age 65, prominent newspaper man and theatrical man, who was city editor of the Mt. Vernon Republican about 30 years ago. Mr. Carson will be remembered by many of the older residents of the city. From here he went to Columbus and accepted a position on the staff of the Dispatch. He had been a resident of Denver for many years. 

    
Mrs. Anna Rebecca Hyatt, widow of Mortimer Hyatt, died Saturday morning at her home in Liberty township. The deceased had been ill for several weeks with a complication of diseases. She is survived by the following children: F. E. Hyatt, Mrs. Fannie Blair, J. M. Hyatt and Mrs. Daisy Thayer. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock at Friendship church, Rev. J. T. Black officiating. Interment at the cemetery. Friends are requested to omit flowers. 

    
Mrs. Rachael M. French, aged 72 years, widow of Thomas French, died at 5 o'clock Friday evening at her home, 405 North Jefferson street. Her death was due to a complication of diseases. The deceased is survived by one sister, Mrs. J. C. Sharpnack of Mt. Vernon, and by one brother, Calathiel Bumpus of Mt. Vernon. The funeral will occur Tuesday morning at 10:30 o'clock. from the home, Rev. J. A. Long of Wilmington, O., officiating. Interment in Mound View cemetery. 

    
Philip O'Brien, aged 4 years, 9 months and 10 days, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin O'Brien of near Chesterville, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 1 o'clock Saturday morning at the home of his parents. The body will be brought to Mt. Vernon and taken to the home of Mrs. Jesse Nixon, 208 Oak street. The funeral will occur Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at St. Vincent de Paul's Catholic church, Rev. L. W. Mulhane officiating. Interment In Calvary cemetery. 

     The funeral services of
Noah Butcher, who died in Columbus last Friday morning, were held this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, at Miller & O'Bryan's chapel, North Main street, Rev. J. A. Long officiating. Burial In Mound View cemetery. 

     The two week old son of
Mr. and Mrs. George Mingle, Columbus road, who died Sunday afternoon, was buried Monday morning at 11 o'clock in Mound View cemetery. 

    HOMER, Jan. 3.-- The infant son of
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer, Niebel, who reside near here, but who formerly resided in Lock, died Saturday of a complications of diseases. Burial was made in the Homer cemetery. 


Jan. 6, 1922 

    
Philip Snider, age 86 years, died at the home of his son, Frank Snider, 405 West Chestnut street, at 8:45 o'clock Wednesday morning, following three weeks' illness of paralysis of the bowels. Mr. Snider was a retired farmer, having lived on a farm in Berlin township until a few years ago. The deceased is survived by the following children: William Snider, Mrs. Jennie McDonough, Mrs. Minnie Armentrout, John Snider, Frank Snider, Mrs. Myrle Grubaugh, Mrs. Emma Johnson, Mrs. Ida Gilbert. Two brothers, David Snider and Henry Snider. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Ankenytown church, with burial in the Ankenytown cemetery

     CENTERBURG, Jan. 4 --
Newton C. Smith, aged 42 years, a well-known resident of this place, died at 12:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at his home here, the immediate cause of his death being pneumonia, after an illness of three days' duration. Mr. Smith operated the Smith Produce Co. in this place until last spring when, owing to heath, he was compelled to retire. He is survived by his wife and five daughters, Catherine, Winifred, Virginia and Marjorie, and by his mother, Mrs. Hannah Shaffer of this place, and a sister, Mrs. K. E. Palmer of London, O. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 tomorrow afternoon at the M. E. church, Re  v. Taylor officiating. Burial in the Centerburg cemetery. The services will be under direction of the Masonic lodge, of which the deceased was an active member, having only recently retired as past master. 

    Brandon, Jan. 5 --
Corwin Morey, age 75 years, a life long resident of Milford township, died at 1 o'clock this morning at his home here, of diseases incident to advanced age. The deceased is survived by wife, Sarah L. Morey; three daughters, Mrs. Ethel Coe of Milford township, Mrs. Madge Frye of Columbus, and Pearl Morey of the home; and by two sons, Roy of Milford township and Ray of Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 o'clock Saturday, at the Brandon M. E. church, Rev. Wheeler officiating. Burial in the Brandon cemetery. 

Jan. 10, 1922 

     A message received Saturday evening in Mt. Vernon announced the death of
Mrs. John Hobbs, mother of Patrolman W. A. Hobbs, of Mt. Vernon, at 5 o'clock, at her home In Utica. She had been ill suffering from complications for some time. Her last illness was of three weeks duration. Mrs. Hobbs was 74 years of ago. She is survived by her husband and seven children, of whom Patrolman W. A. Hobbs of Mt. Vernon is one. She was a member of the M. E. church of Utica. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home in Utica. The service will be conducted by the Rev. Mr. Wise. Burial will be in the North cemetery at Utica. Patrolman Hobbs and family will attend the funeral. 

     DANVILLE, Jan. 9 --
Clinton Workman, aged 62 years, a well known farmer, who resided two miles northwest of this place, died at 2:45 o'clock Monday morning after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife and one son, Chester Workman, of this place, and one daughter, Mrs. E. A. Hunter, of Cleveland. Funeral services at 2 o'clock Wednesday from the home will be private, with Rev. Schaffer of Sugar Creek, officiating. Burial will be made in the North Bend cemetery. 


    
Mrs. Lena Beatty, wife of Charles Beatty, 26 Mansfield avenue, died Saturday afternoon at 1:45 o'clock at the M. & S. sanitarium, following a week's illness of a complication of diseases. Mrs. Beatty was 40 years of age and is survived by her husband, three daughters, Mrs. Blanche Piraux of Green Bay Wis., Mrs. Roxie Bogt of East Chicago, Ind, and Edith Drish at home. Also by two grandchildren. Funeral services will be announced later. 

     GAMBIER, Jan. 7 --
John Horn, aged 64 years, who formerly resided seven miles southeast of this place, died at 7 o'clock last evening at the state hospital, Columbus, where he had been a patient for the past year. He is survived by his wife, Virdie, and four children. Funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock Monday at the Grove church. Burial in the Grove cemetery. 

    
Mrs. Jennie H. Howard Andrews, a resident of Fredericktown, died at 1 o'clock Saturday morning at the Mt. Vernon Home for the Aged, of a complication of diseases. She had been an inmate of the home just one week. Mrs. Andrews was 72 years of age. The funeral is Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Miller & O'Bryan's chapel, North Main street, Rev. W. H. Shields of the Presbyterian church officiating.  Interment in Forest cemetery, Fredericktown. 

    
Mrs. Alta Lucille Johnson, aged 23 years, died at Mt. Carmel hospital in Columbus, Monday morning at 3 o'clock, following a nine-weeks illness of a complication of diseases. Besides her husband, Clyde Johnson, the deceased is survived by a daughter, Eileen, by her parents, Mrs. and Mrs. William Shaffner of Brandon, two brothers, Ralph and Carl Shaffner of Brandon, and Mrs. Estella McVey [relationship not given] of near Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at the Brandon Baptist church on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial in the Brandon cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson formerly resided on a farm near Brandon. 

Jan. 13, 1922 

     The body of
Lowell Shira, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Shira, formerly of Knox county, arrived in Newark, O., Wednesday evening from France. On Saturday the body will be shipped to Butler on the burial will occur in the afternoon at 1:30 in the North Liberty cemetery. Shira enlisted in Knox county early in the war and died in France in 1918. He was wounded one day and died in a hospital the next. 

     FREDERICKTOWN, Jan. 11 --
Milo Fidler, aged 50 years, a well known farmer, who resided a mile southwest of Batemantown, died very suddenly at his home this morning of heart trouble. He was found in a semi-conscious state in the barn by his wife and shortly afterwards passed away. He Is survived by his wife, several sons and daughters. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made. 

     The body of
Harry Staats, Knox county boy, killed on Armistice day while serving with the A. E. F. in France In 1918, and the last to be  brought back to Knox county from overseas, was brought to Mt. Vernon arriving home Wednesday evening. The body was meet by a detail from the American Legion and escorted to the home of the parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Staats, No. 503 East Humtramck, street. The funeral was held at 1:00 o'clock at the home of the parents and in the charge of the American Legion. The service was conducted by the Rev. S. J. Cleeland, pastor of the Baptist church. At the conclusion of this sorrowful service the body was taken to the Workman cemetery at Danville where it was given a soldier's burial. The pall bearers were members of Dan C. Stone, Jr., post, American Legion. 

     CENTERBURG, Jan. 11 --
Evelyn Dawes, the three year old daughter of Mrs. Charles Barre, who resides near Bloomfield died at 1:30 o'clock Thursday morning after a long illness of a complications of diseases. Funeral services, will occur at 1:30 o'clock Friday at the home, Rev. Crawford officiating. Burial will be made in Bloomfield cemetery. 

    
Mrs. George W. Mullin, mother of John W. Mullin of this city, died at 9:30 Tuesday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Samuel Lorentz, Wadsworth, O, according to a message received by relatives. Mrs. Mullin was 74 years of age and formerly resided In Mt. Vernon. Later she removed to Fredericktown and lived in that village until the death of her husband several years ago. She then went to make her home with her daughter. The deceased is survived by the following children: J. W. Mullin of Mt. Vernon, Burch Mullin of Fredericktown, Catherine Mullin and Mrs. Lorentz of Wadsworth and Andrew Mullin of Akron. The body will be taken to Fredericktown for burial. The funeral Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of Burch Mullin, Fredericktown. 

     A telegram was received Wednesday morning by
A. F. Stauffer announcing the news of the death of Mrs. Carrie Smith, formerly of Mt. Vernon, which occurred at 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at her home in Mt. Gilead. The deceased was well known in Mt. Vernon, having resided here for many years. Her death is believed to have been sudden; Miss Jennie Patterson of this city returned from Mt.
Gilead late Tuesday and Mrs. Smith accompanied her to the station in Mt. Gilead Tuesday morning. Mrs. Smith is survived by one son, Dwight E. Smith of Middletown, Ohio, and by the following sisters and brother: Mrs. A. A. Whitney of Mt. Gilead, Mrs. Anna McClintock of Mt. Gilead, Mrs. Ingman of Arizona, and David D. Henderson of Columbus. The funeral will occur in Mt. Gilead Friday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial in the Mt. Gilead cemetery. 

    
J. Murray Garber, one of Mt. Vernon's well known citizens, died Monday evening at 7:30 at the home of Dr. and Mrs. L. W. Armentrout, West Chestnut street, after an illness of several weeks' duration. Mr. Garber was born in Bellville, Ohio, and was the son of Jehu Leedy Garber and Rebecca Wallace Garber. Mr. Garber attended Ohio State University, graduating from the engineering department in 1897. For several years he was employed in the drafting department, with the Mt. Vernon Bridge company. Fifteen years he spent in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, returning to Mt. Vernon two years ago last November. Since that time he has been with the bridge company. Mr. Garber was united in marriage October 22, 1901, with Miss Lina Armentrout, who with one son, Lyman, a student at Denison university, survive him. He is also survived by his mother, three sisters and two brothers. Mr. Garber was a member of the four Masonic lodges of Mt. Vernon and of the Society of Military Engineers. During the Great war Mr. Garber volunteered his services and was stationed at Hog Island in the engineering department. The funeral services will occur at the home, No. 13 West Chestnut street, Wednesday evening, at 7:30 o'clock, Rev. Donald Wonders, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal church, and Rev. S. J. Cleeland, pastor of the First Baptist church, officiating. 

Jan. 17, 1922 

    
Mrs. Adah Dearringer, widow of Anthony Dearringer, died at the home of of her daughter, Mrs. M. C. Wolfred, in Pike township, Friday night at 10:00 o'clock, following a three days' illness of pneumonia. The deceased was 82 years of age and is survived by the following children: Mrs. M. C. Wolfred, L. S. Dearringer, Columbus road, W. H. Dearringer, 1112 North Mulberry street, with whom Mrs. Dearringer made her home. Also by four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Wolfred, Rev. Totman officiating. Burial in Mound View cemetery. 

    
John H. Gansert, a well-known machinist of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:15 Saturday morning at his home, 303 West Gambier street. He had been ill for nearly two years with a complication of diseases. Mr. Gansert was born in Plymouth on August 3, 1864, but had been a resident of Mt. Vernon for 40 years. He is survived by his wife, four sisters and one brother, namely: Mrs. Lillian Sanders of Willard, Mrs. Fred Ludolph of Chicago, Mrs, Sarah Ray of Chicago, Mrs. Mary Spaulding of Chicago, and Henry Gansert of Willard. Mr. Gansert was formerly employed as a machinist at the Hope Forge plant. He was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal church, of the Moose, Quindaro lodge, No. 316, I. O. O. F., and of the Machinists' Union. The funeral will occur Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home, Rev. Donald Wonders officiating. Interment in Mound View cemetery. 

    
Mrs. Elizabeth Dyer, wife of Sanford Dyer, of near Fredericktown, died in the Gallopolis hospital at 12:30 o'clock. Friday afternoon following a stroke of paralysis. The deceased was 61 years of age and is survived by her husband and the following brothers: John Starmer of Mt. Vernon, Elmer Starmer of Columbus, Jefferson Starmer of Mt. Vernon and Silvester Starmer of Missouri. The remains will reach here this evening and be taken to the home of E. A. Poorman, 18 Mansfield avenue. The funeral will occur Monday. 

     DANVILLE, Jan. 14 --
Mrs. Susan B. Wander, aged 65 years, widow of John B. Wander, who passed away In April, died at 4 o'clock this morning at her home near here, after an extended Illness of dropsy. The deceased was an aunt of Mrs. H. S. Workman of Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock Monday, at the home, Rev. Snyder of Berea officiating. Burial at the Workman cemetery

     Seized with a stroke of apoplexy,
Mrs. Lucy Elinor Hoar, aged 64 years, died in a taxicab on South Main street Saturday afternoon shortly after 3 o'clock. Medical aid was summoned, but Mrs. Hoar had passed away before a physician arrived. The body was removed to the home of the 206 Walnut street. Mrs. Hoar is survived by her husband, Jesse Hoar, and the following children: Mrs. Grace Curran, Leroy Hoar of Utica, Dorance Hoar of Clinton township, Bernard Hoar, Ralph Hoar, Everett Hoar and Carroll Hoar all of this city. She is survived also by five brothers and three sisters, and by nine grandchildren. The funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Gay street M. E. church, Rev. A. D. Mink officiating. Burial in Ebenezer cemetery

     The body of
Miss Margaret Boyd, who died in Akron on Saturday, will arrive here on Tuesday at 12:30 and will be taken to the McCormick Chapel, South Main street, where funeral services will occur at 1:30 o'clock. Burial at Mound View. Miss Boyd was well known in this city and leaves a host of friends here. 

    
Mrs. Fannie Gregory, widow of Charles P. Gregory of Mt. Vernon, died at the Masonic Home, Springfield, O., Sunday morning. Mrs. Gregory had been in the home for several months. Mrs. Gregory is survived by a brother, Truman A. Davidson of Mt. Vernon. The remains arrived In Mt. Vernon this afternoon and were taken to McCormick's chapel, South Main street, where the services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock under the auspices of Mt. Zion lodge, No. 9, F. & A. M of which order Mr. Gregory was tyler for many years. Burial will be made in Mound View cemetery. 

    
Mrs. Lovilla Evelyn Simmons, wife of T. L. Simmons of Amity, died at 2 o'clock Monday morning at the family residence after an illness of 48 hours. The cause of Mrs. Simmons' death was neuralgia of the heart. The deceased was 66 years of age and was the daughter of William E. O'Bryan and Elizabeth Rockwell. She is survived by her husband and the following children: Vernice Simmons of Fredericktown, Sylvia Mavis of Amity, S. D. Simmons of Mt. Vernon, Stella M. Gilmore of Akron, Elizabeth Davie of Amity and T. L. Simmons of Amity. She is survived also by one brother, four sisters and 18 grandchildren. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 12 o'clock from the residence in Amity. 

    
Mrs. Gertrude Blair Stillwell, aged 52 years, wife of Attorney Lot C. Stillwell, 405 East High Street, this city, died at Mt. Carmel hospital, Columbus, at 6 p. m. Saturday of a complication of diseases. Mrs. Stillwell was born May 27, 1869, at Lexington, O., and was a daughter of James M. and Amanda Blair. On November 21, 1891, she was united in marriage with Mr. Stillwell, and to this union three children were born, all surviving. They are Wendell W. Stillwell of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Madeline Stillwell Maxwell of Mansfield, and Mrs. Ruth Stillwell Tudor of Canton, O. She is also survived by two brothers, King Blair of Lexington, O. Melville Blair of Kokomo, Ind., and by two sisters. Miss Winifred Blair and Mrs. Mary Benedict of Columbus. Mrs. Stillwell has two grandchildren, Warden Stillwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Stillwell of this city, and Robert B. Maxwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Maxwell of Mansfield. Mrs. Stillwell was affiliated with St. Paul's Episcopal church for many years. The funeral will occur Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 from the residence, Rev. Donald Wonders officiating. Interment in Mound View cemetery. 

Jan. 20, 1922 

     DANVILLE, Jan. 19 --
Mrs. Sarah F. Mackey, aged 58 years, wife of I. E. Mackey of Danville, died at her home this morning at 1 o'clock, following a stroke of paralysis. The deceased is survived by her husband, a sister, Mrs. J. W. Cross of Brink Haven, and one daughter, Mrs. P. W. Workman of Akron. The funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 o'clock at the home in Danville. 

    
Mrs. Susie DeBolt, wife
of B C. DeBolt, died at her home near Palmyra last Monday noon of a complication of diseases. Mrs. DeBolt was 55 years of age and was quite well known In Mt. Vernon, where she visited on many occasions. She is survived by her husband Bryant C. DeBolt of Palmyra; her mother, Mrs. Lavina Leedy of Ankenytown and by the following children: Mrs. Paul Reed of Oklahoma, Paul DeBolt of near Palmyra, Mrs. Lillie Gregg of Fredericktown, Ethel at home. She is survived also by five sisters and two brothers, namely: Mrs. C. D. Martin of Ankenytown, Mrs. C. O. Miller of Mt. Vernon, C. B. Leedy of Palmyra, Mrs. J. C. Hess of Fredericktown, Mrs. J. F. Amos of Fredericktown, Mrs. Fred Merrin of Mt. Vernon and Alvah Leedy of Fredericktown. The funeral services will be held at the Palmyra Christian church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment in the Ankenytown cemetery. 

    
Mrs. Myrtle C. Sutton, aged 54 years, wife of William H. Sutton, died in the city hospital, Newark, Monday evening as the result of complications resulting from terrible burns she received at her home in Pataskala on October 4, when kerosene exploded. She suffered deep burns over her entire body. Efforts were made to save her life by skin grafting, but complications resulted from the inhaling of the flames. M
rs. Sutton was born in Knox county, Ohio, on December 28, 1868. She was married to William H. Sutton in 1888, and immediately took up their residence in Newark. Mr. Sutton was for years a B. & O. conductor. She is survived by her husband and six children: Mrs. R. E. McCann, Roy, Clell and Jay Sutton of Newark, and John of the home and Mrs. Bernice Simmonds of Green Cove Springs, Florida. Her mother, Mrs. Lottie Erwln of Utica, two sisters, Mrs. Viola Lampson of Utica, Mrs. Mollie Meacham of near Newark, and one brother John Erwin of Newport, Arkansas, also survive . Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Brethren church at Newark. Burial in Cedar hill cemetery, Newark. 

    
Mrs. Ida Patterson, widow of the late Joseph A. Patterson, died at 8:30 Wednesday morning at her home in the McKinley Apartments, West Chestnut street. Mrs. Patterson's death was due to organic heart trouble after an illness of several months. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Alsdorf and had resided practically all of her life in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Patterson's death occurred eight years ago. She is survived by her son, Willard A. Patterson of Columbus, and by one sister, Miss Jennie Alsdorf, and one brother, Mr. Saurin W. Alsdorf, both of Mt. Vernon. Mrs. Patterson was a member of the Presbyterian church for many years. The funeral arrangements will be Friday at 10:30, at the Presbyterian church, Rev. Shields officiating. Burial in Mound View cemetery

     BRlNK HAVEN, Jan. 18 --
George Means, aged 75 years, residing east of here, died Tuesday afternoon of pneumonia. He leaves a wife and several sons and daughters. The funeral Thursday afternoon at the Tiverton Baptist church. 

     No funeral arrangements have been completed for
John Wilson, whose body was found in a rooming house on West High street Tuesday evening. The man is said to have a sister and brother residing somewhere in the east. An effort is being made to communicate with them. In the meantime the body Is being held at Miller & O'Bryan's morgue until relatives can be found. (from the paper three days later): The funeral of John Wilson, who died suddenly last Tuesday evening in the room, of Timothy Sullivan, 205 West High street, was held Monday morning at 10 o'clock at the M. E. church in Homer the Rev. Mr. Lewis officiating. All efforts to find and locate relatives of the deceased were fruitless.
Burial was in the Homer cemetery. 

     Mrs. Eliza Jane Hutchinson, aged 77 years, died at her home, 300 Coshocton avenue, at 11 o'clock Thursday morning following a stroke of apoplexy. Besides her husband, B. F. Hutchinson, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Frank Bartlett and Mrs. Delta P. Brown, and three grandchildren. The funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 o'clock at the home. 

Jan. 24, 1922 

     CENTERBURG, Jan. 23 --
Ralph Brubaugh, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Brubaugh, who reside near Myers Corners, died at 4:30 yesterday afternoon after four days' illness of influenza. Besides his parents, the boy is survived by one sister and four brothers. Funeral services, and burial will occur at 10:30 o'clock tomorrow in the Lock cemetery, Rev. Litzenburg officiating. 

    
Mrs. Marietta P. DeWitt, aged 80 years, wife of Milton DeWittt, died at 3:30 o'clock Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alfred Horn, who resides in Liberty township. Death was caused by bronchial pneumonia, after a few days' illness. She is survived by her husband and daughter, Mrs. Horn; a sister, Mrs. R. S. Baker of Morristown, N. J.; and four brothers, Hugh L. Phillips of Newton, N. J., Frank Phillips of Denver, Colo., Daniel and Nelson, Phillips of Bridger, Mont. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Presbyterian church in Chesterville. Burial in the Chesterville cemetery. 

    
Miss Anna Bennett, aged 75 years, died at the county infirmary, Bangs, this morning. The remains were brought to the McCormick chapel, South Main street, to await the arrival of relatives. 

    
Aaron Benton Moore, one Mt. Vernon's well known citizens, died at 8:30 Sunday evening at his residence, 802 West Vine street, after an illness of several months' duration. Death resulted from a complication of diseases. Mr. Moore was 79 years of age. He was born in Bangor, Richland county, but removed to Mt Vernon when a young man. He was was an expert machinist and was employed at the plant of the C. & G. Cooper company for many years. He was a soldier of the late civil war, serving in Co. A., 90th regiment. He was a member of Joe Hooker post, No. 21, G. A. R. The deceased is survived by his wife, Mrs. Amanda Moore, and by four children, namely: Mrs. M. H. Kohl, Frank R. Moore. Harvey J. Moore and Mrs. William C. Appleton, all of Mt. Vernon. He is also survived by two brothers and one sister, Attorney Frank Moore, Riley Moore and Miss Elizabeth Moore. The funeral services will occur Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 from the late home, West Vine street. Interment in Mound View cemetery. 

    
Hiram Dewitt Conard, aged 58 years, a well known farmer, who resided two miles south of Utica, died at 9:15 o'clock Sunday morning at the Mt. Vernon hospital, where he has been a patient for several weeks. Death was due to a complication of diseases, after an illness of a years' duration. The deceased is survived by four brothers, Dr. C. K. Conard of this city, J. M. Conard of Mansfield, George Conard of Granville
and Clinton Conard of Utica, and three sisters, Mrs. Charles Weaver of St. Louisville, Miss Amanda Conard of Newark and Mrs. M. D. Reed of Utica. Funeral services will occur at 1:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the home near Utica. Burial will be made in the Utica cemetery. 

     Mrs. William George of the Kinney road has received word of the death of her cousin, Mr. S. B. Rowley, which occurred recently at his home in Ill., from infirmities. Mr. Rowley was 81 years of ago. He was born in Mt. Vernon on July 29, 1840, and resided here for many years. At the outbreak of the civil war he enlisted in this city in Co. B, 4th Ohio Volunteers and served 17 months in the war. He was married to Miss Emma Armstrong of Mt. Vernon. His wife and one daughter survive. The deceased was a son of Horace Rowley and a nephew of Jerome Rowley. He removed from Mt. Vernon about 45 years ago. 

     Miss Jane Bricker, housekeeper for the Rev. L. W. Mulhane for many years, died Monday morning at 10 o'clock at Mercy hospital after an illness of one week's duration, Death was due to a complication of diseases. Miss Bricker has no near relatives living in Mt. Vernon. It was announced at the hospital. The date of the funeral has not been fixed, pending arrival of relatives from out of the city. Miss Nellie Welsh, of Columbus, a niece, has already arrived. 

Jan. 27, 1922 

     MT. LIBERTY, Jan. 21 --
Mrs. Mary Ann Gilbert, aged 78 years, wife of William Gilbert, died at 8 o'clock this morning at her home here, following a stroke of paralysis sustained last Thursday. The deceased leaves her husband and one daughter, Mrs. Bert Gardner of this place, and one sister, Mrs. Litt Burkeholder of Mt. Liberty. 

     DANVILLE, Jan. 24 --
Samuel Luther Nazor, aged 71, a well-known resident of this place, who had been engaged in the grocery business here for the past 40 years, died at 4 o'clock this morning at his home. Death was caused by pneumonia, after an illness of one week. The deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs. W. B. Payne of this place and Mrs. W. B. Robinson of Columbus, and by two brothers, Charles Nazor of Ontario, O., and Arthur Nazor of Shelby. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 o'clock Thursday morning at the M. E. church, Rev. R. H. Williams officiating. Burial will be made in the Workman cemetery. The services will be under direction of the Danville Masonic lodge, of which the deceased was an active member. 

    
Catherine Frances Hall, widow of Emanuel Hall, died Monday morning at her home in Newark. The deceased was born in Gambier, Knox county, Feb. 3, 1852, and was -- years of age. She is survived by five children. The funeral services, at the home in Newark Wednesday after noon at 2 o'clock. Burial in Cedar Hill cemetery, Newark. 

    
Mrs. Sarah R. Gossage, aged 76 years, wife of William Gossage, died at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning at her home on the Granville road, of heart trouble. Besides her husband, Mrs. Gossage leaves two sisters, Mrs. Kate Nichols of Wheeling, W. Va., and Miss Lida Marshall of Mountain View, W. Va. The body will be shipped to Wheeling Thursday for funeral services and burial. 

    
Mrs. Sadie Goines of this city received a telephone message late Wednesday evening announcing the sudden death of her sister, Mrs. Isabel McGruder, 53, at her home in Lima. Mrs. McGruder, the message stated, passed away at 11:30 p. m. after a brief illness. The cause was not given. Mrs. McGruder was a native of Mt. Vernon being a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Milton Newman. She grew to young womanhood here and was married here to the late William McGruder. Subsequently the family removed from Mt. Vernon and for the past 14 years have lived at Lima. Mrs. McGruder is survived by a son and a daughter, several grand children and by two sisters, Mrs. Coats of Chicago, and Mrs. Goines of Mt. Vernon. She was a member of the Baptist church at Lima. The body is to be brought to Mt. Vernon for burial Friday evening. The arrangements for the funeral are not yet announced. 

Jan. 31, 1922 

    
Burgess Clements, aged 67 years, died at his home in Monroe township on Monday morning at 3:20 o'clock following two weeks' illness of a complication of diseases. Besides his wife, Mrs. Bell Clements he is survived by a brother, C. Clements on Wooster road and two Mrs. Frank Showers of Fredericktown and Mrs. Earl McDermott, Wooster road. The funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday at Ebenezer church, Rev. A. B. Black officiating. Burial in Ebenezer cemetery. 

     After an illness of many weeks from physical infirmities, the
Hon. Frank. Moore, for many years a well known and prominent member of the Knox county bar, died Monday morning at 5 o'clock at his home on East High street. Frank Moore, attorney, was born in Richland county April 16, 1852. When a child of five years of age he accompanied his parents to Mt. Vernon, this city remaining his home all the subsequent years of his life. He was educated in the Mt. Vernon schools and graduated from the high school. Following his graduation, he entered the law office of Cooper, Porter & Mitchell and began the study of law. Upon his admission to the bar he formed a partnership with the late Col. W. C. Cooper which relation continued unbroken until the death of Col. Cooper in 1902. Subsequently he formed another law partnership with the late Judge J. B. Waight, which relation likewise continued unbroken until the death of Judge Waight in 1914. Following the death of Judge Waight he formed a partnership with Walter J. Sperry, which association now is terminated by the death of Mr. Moore. In 1876 Mr. Moore was elected prosecuting attorney of Knox county in which office he served two terms with distinction to the county and credit to himself. He was a man of high ability, well read and versed in the law, a sound and prudent counselor. In 1880 Mr. Moore was united in marriage to Miss Blanch Struble of Fredericktown, who died in 1894. Subsequently he married, in 1906, Miss Eleanor Crumley, who survives him. He is survived also by one brother, Riley Moore, and by one sister, Miss Elizabeth Moore, both of this city. He was for many years a member of the Presbyterian church and also was identified with the several Masonic bodies of Mt. Vernon. The funeral services will be held at the home on East High street, on Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, the services being conducted by Rev. W. H. Shields, assisted by Rev. A. D. Mink. Burial will be in Mound View cemetery. 

     Lorren Ford Cunningham, aged 70 years, died at 1 o'clock Friday morning at his home, 601 West Vine street, following a attack of apoplexy; Mr. Cunningham was taken suddenly ill and before a physician arrived he had passed away. The deceased was a well-know carpenter of this city and was a member of the Carpenter's Union. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Anna Cunningham; three daughters, Mrs. C. C. Evans of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Bernice Bunting of Tulsa, Okla. Mrs. G. Mahaffey of this city and by two brothers, Harry Cunningham and Sherman Cunningham of Knightstown Ind., and one sister, Mrs. Luther Locke of Indianapolis, Ind. 

     The eleven-month-old child of
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Morey, who reside at 601 North Sandusky street, died at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the home. 

     Word was received in the city Friday announcing the news of the death of'
Mrs. Jennie Dixon at her home in Springfield, Ohio. The deceased, who was a sister of Mrs. Edwin H. Hill of Mt. Vernon, formerly resided in this city and was very well known here. She was about 70 years of age. Her death was due to a complication of diseases. The funeral will occur at Springfield Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment in Springfield cemetery. 

    
Mrs. Edna Millard, widow of Edward Millard, and daughter of Mrs. Frederick D. Sturges of Mt. Vernon died Saturday evening at her home in New London, Conn. She had been ill since the latter part of December. Mrs. Millard was well known in Mt. Vernon where she resided for many years. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Sturges, and one sister, Mrs. Frederic Cooper, both of Mt. Vernon, and one daughter, Mrs. Clarissa Hoggatt of New London, Conn. Mr. Millard's death occurred about two years ago. The funeral occurred Monday afternoon at Utica, N. Y., the former home of Mr. and Millard. Interment was made at Utica. 

    
Mrs. Louisa Grasbaugh, aged 83 years, died at 2:45 o'clock Monday afternoon at her home, 619 East Hamtramck street, of a complication of diseases. She is survived by three daughters and one son. The body will be shipped to Cuyahoga Falls, Tuesday, for funeral services and burial.
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