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DAYTON DAILY NEWS SUNDAY. AUGUST 9. 1998 7B OBITUARIES CM Obituaries Continued From Page 5B YOUNG, Miriam C. Age 80 of Dayton died Saturday, August 8, 1998. She was an active member of Shiloh Church since 1942. Preceded in death by her husband John Richard Dick Young in 1 997 and granddaughtei Pamela Marie Huff. Survived by 3 daughters and sons-in-law Lois and Frank Ruse of. Dayton, Janice and Fred Huff of Midland, TX, Carma and Mark Dougherty of Dayton, 4 grandchildren Pat-tie (Ron) McCroson, Randy (Jennifer) Glasgow, Karen (Mike) Weaver, Michelle Dougherty, 6 great grandchildren Samantha and Brittany Glasgow, Whitney, Andy and Maggie McCroson, Joshua Weaver, 2 sisters Kathryn Shoemaker and Olive Marie McFarland of Adams County, OH. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to their mother's devoted and special friend Ann Shephard. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Shiloh Church 5300 Philadelphia Dr. at N. Main St. Interment Arlington Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at BAKER-HAZEL FUNERAL HOME 5555 Philadelphia Dr. at N. Main St. In lieu of " flowers contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice in her memory. WILL, Mary S. '. Age 82, of the Villas of Brookhaven, died Thursday August 6, 1998. She was retired from GM after 33 years of service. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jesse Duncan in 1938 ,; and husband Leo Will in 1994, and a sister Anna Rado. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Mary and John Oxrider, of Banning, CA, !. three grandchildren Karen Oxriderand husband Brad Kieffer of CA, Sharon and Wesley Fenton of New Madison, and John and Anne Oxrider of NC; ; a sister Katherine Maloney of Kettering, two brothers Mike and Joe Sute of Dayton. Prayers will be said 9:30 AM Monday at Baker-Hazel ' Funeral Home 5555 Philadelphia Dr. at N. Main St., followed by the Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 ; AM, at St. Pauls Catholic Church. Fr. Todd Gro-i gan officiating. Interment Memorial Park Ceme- tery. Friends will be received from 3 to 5 PM Sunday at Baker-Hazel. If desired contributions -! may be made to St. Pauls Catholic Church 1000 3 W. Wenger Rd. Englewood, OH where Mary was a member. WEBB, Earl H. Age 71 of Dayton, died Thursday, August 6, 1998 at Wood Glen Nursing Home. He was a Navy veteran of WW II and a former Highway Patrolman. Earl also worked as a Kettering police officer and was a insurance adjuster at Preferred Risk for over 20 years. He was preceded in death by a step son, Gregory Arnold; and a brother, Harold. Survived by his ex wife, Lois Webb of Dayton; 2 sons & daughters-in-law, Jerry & Ellie and Garrick & Debbie all of Dayton; 2 daughters & sons-in-law, Debbie & Steve Finke and Angel & Jeff Atherton all of Dayton; 8 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Patricia Nolder and Barbara Cox both of Portsmouth, OH; and a brother, Bernard Webb of Tennessee. Funeral services will be held 1 :00 p.m. on Tuesday atRoutsongFuneralHome, Kettering, with Pas. Russell Gross officiating. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior (12-1:00 p.m.) to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. TATE, Gilbert H. "Chic" Died August 7, 1 998 at KetteringMedical Center. He is survived by his son, Jeffrey Tate and wife, Wanda of Alger, MI; 2 sisters, Violet and Pearl, both of MI; and best friend Lillian Collins of Dayton. Services and interment will be held in Alger, Michigan. Remember ytiur loved one with a living gift The DAYTON AREA HEART & CANCER ASSOCIATION 120 Zciglcr St., Dayton, OH 45402 (937)223-4117 Your gift stays in your community "Completely independent.. .totally local" WAGERS, Warden "Ward" Age 73, of Northridge, passed away Friday, August 7, 1998. Ward was born in Barbourville, KY., Oct. 17, 1924, and retired from Ohio Metal Products. Survived by his beloved wife, Mary; 2 daughters and son-in-law, Vicky and Ronald Fueate, and Cheryl Mills; 2 sons, Ronnie and Daniel Wagers; 9 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; 2 sisters, Ole May Smith and Geneva Smith; 4 brothers, Mason, Vernon, Bill and Everett Wagers. Funeral service 1:30 P.M., Tuesday, at the GEORGE C. MARTIN FUNERAL HOME, Northridge Chapel, 5040 Frederick Pike at Needmore Road. Interment Willow View Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-8 P.M., Monday at the funeral home. ' TURAHT, Marie M. Age 89 of Kettering, passed away Friday. August 7, 1998 at Bethany Lutheran Village. Marie was preceded in death by her husband John, 5 brothers and 2 sisters. She is survived by her daughter: Betty Sanchez; 3 granddaughters: Candy M. Turner. Connie & Michael Darbyshire and Toni C. Sanchez; 4 great-grandchildren: Jeffrey, Jon-athon, JR, Becky and 1 great-great-grandson Justin. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church. Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 10 at Morris Sons Funeral Home, 1771 East Dorothy Lane, Kettering with Pastor Brian Kittner officiating. Burial will follow in Sugar Grove Cemetery, West Alexandria, Ohio. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday morning from 10 A.M. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, contributions if desired may be made to Bethany Lutheran Village or Christ Lutheran Church in memory ofMarie. SPELLMAN, Clara I. Age 68, of Dayton, passed away Friday, August 7, 1998. Clara was retired from W.P.A.F.B., after 30 years of service. Clara was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald; her son, Bernie; and by her daughter, Linda Cassidy. Clara is survived by her son, Kevin Spellman & wife Debbie; her daughter, Lisa Schoenung & husband David; 6 grandchildren; 3 sisters, Mary Lou Carter, of Dayton, Kay Carr, of Wichita, KS., Janie Brummit, of Cincinnati, OH.; and numerous friends. A Funeral Service will be held 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, August 11, 1998, at the Magetti Gavin Funeral Home, 1508 Valley Street, with Pastor Pete Fee officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery. SWAFFORD, Rev.DallardA Age 84, of 2250 Rugby Road, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 1998, at Mary Scott Nursing Home. A native of Pikes-ville, Tennessee, and Dayton resident 50 years. Graduate of Simmons University, Louisville, Kentucky, and attended the University of Dayton. A retired employee of the Antioch Temple aft er 30 years of service. He was an Associate Minister of Greater St. John Baptist Church. Survivors include son, Matthew Swafford, of Dayton; daughters, Mary A. Swaf-ford-Evans, of Huber Heights, OH.; former wife, Mary Swafford-McClellan; brothers, Samuel B. (Pauline) Swafford, of Louisville. KY.,OrmandL. (Mildred) Swafford, of Chicago. IL.; 2 grandchildren, Lachelle & Timothy; sister-in-law. Flora Newton-Swafford, of Columbus, OH.; nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives; and friends. Funeral service will be held 11 A.M., Monday, August 10, 1998, at Greater St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 4200 Germantown Pike. Rev. Lloyd D. Hayes officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Visitation 9 A.M., Monday, at the church until the time of service. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Arrangements entrusted to the HOUSE OF WHEAT Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 North Gettysburg Avenue. SIDES, Patricia Jean Age 74, Friday at her residence; survived by husband John Sides; son & daughter-in-law, James A. & Kim Sides of Granville; grandson, John Sides of Granville; preceded in death by parents Herb & Edith Gardner. Burial at a later date. Arrangements by EVANS FUNERAL HOME, 4171 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus. Donations may be made to Hospice or American Cancer Society. ALLEY'S D LARGEST .COMPANY Ohio's Largest Indoor Display in Xenia EDOEDBDS MONUMENTS Since 1864 OUR HISTORIC HOME OFFICE AND FACTORY 123 W. MAIN ST. XENIA 222-0692 (DAYTON -NO TOLL) NORTH DAYTON DISPLAY 8150 N. DIXIE DR. 890-0571 (ACROSS FROM MP.MORIAL PARK CEMETERY) Difficulty climbing stairs? mmmiMM- OiirstiiinviiyliMs.wlu'i'li luiir lil is din I liomi'cli'v.iloistdki' you lo ollu'i" li'VfK in your homo w illi c.isc dill us foi i fivoi'v.iliMlionK liloi.miii1 .i 1 KxtvIStciiru'.n'l.ift - T 1 1 1 ill si i ii r m'I mi; soul hi'i n ohm .llltl Nlll lllc'l II kl'IIIlK k 1 1 lit Ji .tiitl Not Hum n ki'iihK m I , 1 i t i ir rue u- . (iss s 800-234-5935 i M; SU1I.MS Factory Direct Pricing and Service Ji V i THORNTON, Mrs. Gwendolyn A. "Miss Gwen" passed away Wednesday, August 5, 1998, at Kettering Medical Center. A native Day-tonian. Former employee of Central State University. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Preceded in death by brothers, Donald Thornton and Daryl Wilkerson. Survivors include mother, Barbara Wilkerson; maternal grandmother, Mattie Bogus; sons, Ronald (Cookie) Logan, Daryl (Stacy) Logan; daughters, Jacqueline & Tamika Logan; brothers, Ronald (Robin) Thornton, Jeffrey (Kim) Wilkerson, Willie F. Turner, of Dayton, Mark (Lisa) Wilkerson, of Cincinnati, OH., Ricky Wilkerson, of Cleveland, OH.; sisters, Patricia (Lewis) Berry, Barbara C. Wilkerson, Deborah (Charles) Aver-ette, of Dayton; grandchildren, Tabetha, Tori, Jasmine, Daryl, Darius, Quintin, Tyler & Tianna; sister-in-law, Wilma J. Thornton; god-children, Jeniece & Darius Russell; father of children & devoted friend, Larry Logan; devoted uncle, Willie Thornton; special nieces, Linda Cooley, Jeri Averette, & Jami Robinson; special nephew, Mark Young; special cousin, Tiffany Thornton; special friends, Ellis Morris, Teresa Luckie, Dorothy Williams, Charles &' Gwyn Russell, Clem Dare; a host of other aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; relatives; and friends. Funeral service will he held 1 P.M., Tuesday, August 11, 1998, at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 3300 West Third St. Rev. Ronald Ford officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Visitation 10 A.M., Tuesday at the church, until the time of service. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Arrangements entrusted to the HOUSE of WHEAT Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 North Gettys-burgAve. STATON, Lois (Jones) 83, (formerly of Bradenton, Florida), a mother, a sister and an aunt; a lover of history and a teller of stories; a bit of a character, but a warm, giving and loving human being, passed away on August 4th at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Lois was preceded in death by her parents, Fred Jones and Myrtle Counts Jones; one sister, Cor-rine E. Beaman, one brother, Charles Edward Jones; and her son, George Staton. She is survived by one niece, Bonnie (and Walter) Rice; three nephews, Fred Beaman, Joe (and Linda) Beaman and Charles (and the late Margaret) Beaman, as well as by grand-nieces and grand-nephews: Courtney Rice, Andrea and Ben Beaman, Cathy Beaman, Mike (andSusan) Beaman, John (and Tammy) Beaman, and Steve (and Jenny) Beaman. She attended school in Chilli-cothe and Xenia, Ohio and graduated from Miami Jacobs Business College, with honors. She was employed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base as an Administrative Assistant during World War II and retired after 25 years of service. Thereafter, she was employed as a legal secretary in Dayton, Ohio. A memorial service will be held Monday, August 10th at 6:30 P.M. at the Chapel at Good Samaritan Hospital. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the American Heart Fund. SHIVERDECKER, Emma Kathleen Age 62, of Dayton, died Sat., Aug. 8. 1998. Emma is survived by her husband, Harold; her father, Jeff Sparks, of Dayton; a daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Richard Kendall, of Troy; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael, of Dayton, Steve and Rita, of Vandalia, Eric and his fiancee Christine Joyce, of Dayton; two sisters, JoAnna Patrick, and Reba Sparks, both of Dayton; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Clyde and MaryJo Sparks, of Eaton, John and Janet Sparks, of Washington State; three grandchildren, Shane Shiverdecker,KristyLacey,JennaShiverdecker; a great-grandchild, Ryan Lacey; and a close friend, Willa Williams. Services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 1 1 . 1 1 :00 A.M., at the Westbrock Funeral Home, 1712 Wayne Ave., Rev. Leonard Daws officiating. The family will receive friends Monday from 5:00-8:00 at the funeral home. Burial Prebel Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice of Dayton. RITENOUR, Lillian Bernice (Boswell) Age 85, of Brookville died Saturday, August 8, 1998. She retired from the Dayton Chamber of Commerce. Preceded in death by her husband Roscoe and grandson Dean Howard Ritenour. Survived by 1 son and daughter-in-law R. Douglas and Juanita Howard Ritenour of Brookville, 1 grandson Daren Douglas Ritenour of Brookville, 1 sister Onnalee Bainter of Dayton, 1 brother Raymond G. Boswell of L.A. California. Graveside services will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Mound Cemetery in Pine Village, IN. No public visitation. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Hospice of Dayton in her memory. Arrangements Baker-Hazel Funeral Home. PARRISH.Coralene 58, of 133 W. Factory Rd., Springboro, died Friday, August 7, 1 998, at the Barbara Park Nursing Home, Middletown. She is survived by her husband, James; two daughters, Kathy Greene, of Springboro, and Kimberly Young, of Miamis-burg; and a son, James Michael, of Waynesville. She is also survived by her father and step-mother, Albert and Dell Leigeber, of Alabama; and her mother and step-father, Lola and Bob Hilton, of Moraine. Also survived by her step-brothers, Bobby Hilton, of California, and Wayne Hilton, of Miamisburg: also sisters, Claralene Schooler, of Ypsilanti, ML, Alberta Harris, of Greensboro, SC.; and a step-sister, Tana Ballheimer, of Dayton. Also survived by six grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday, 2:00 p.m., at the Ung-lesby-Anderson Funeral Home, Franklin, with The Reverend Roger D. McCloud officiating. Visitation will be Monday, 5-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial in Springboro Cemetery. MOXLEY, Mr. Timothy Age 50, departed this life Tuesday, August 4, 1998, as a result of an accident. He was born December 22,1947, and a graduate of Dunbar High School "Class of 1966". He was a member of Phillips Temple CME Church, where he served on the Senior Usher Board, and retired from Monarch Marketing. He was preceded In death by one brother, Carlton Moxley III; and a son, George Moxley. He leaves to cherish his memory a loving and caregiving wife, Charlene B. Moxley; mother, Theresa Moxley; father and stepmother, Carlton Jr., and Rosa Moxley; 3 children, Theresa and Brian Moxley of Dayton, OH., and Erica (Aaron) Blandenburg, of Atlanta, GA.; 2 brothers, Bruce (Gloria) Moxley, of Dayton, OH., and Michael (Renee') Moxley, of Washington, DC; mother of the children, Gwen Bailey; 6 grandchildren; father & mother-in-law, Bennie and Mary Smith; 2 brothers-in-law, Benny and Tony Smith; 2 sisters-in-law, Elaine (Phillip) Kinney, and Darlene Alston; nieces' nephews; cousins; and a host of friends. Special thanks to Dayton Dialysis Center, So. Dayton. Dayton Regional Dialysis Center, and to friend George Mar-quann Johnson. Funeral Service 11 A.M., Monday, August 10, 1998, at Phillips Temple CME Church, 2050 Germantown Street. Pastor James E. Washington, Officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Procession will form at the Church. Service entrusted to Thomas Funeral Home, Inc. 3701 W. Third St. at Decker Ave. A; i 1 Av ...... ..MU.-K PRATT, Roger W. "Bob" Age 78, died peacefully at Walnut Creek Nursing Center, on Wednesday, August 5, 1998. He was a graduate of Union Springs Academy, Union Springs, NY., and Atlantic Union College, South Lancaster, MA., in 1944, with a Bachelor of Theology Degree. He served as music evangelist in Rochester, NY., and pastor of a district of churches in Elmira, NY., & Corning, NY., and also as pastorBible teacher at Union Springs Academy. He spent two years as pastor of the Bermuda Mission. He served as Dean of Men at Adeiphian Academy, Holly, MI., and then as principal of the Academy for the next 15 years. In August 1968 Bob accepted the invitation from the Columbia Union Conference of Seventh Day Adventists to become the Dean of Student Affairs at Kettering College of Medical Arts in Kettering, OH., where he remained until his retire ment in 1985. His pastoral and educational Christian service spanned 43 years. For three years after his retirement, Bob maintained a private practice involvingpsycho therapeutic counseling. He was also active in ministering at many local Adventist Churches, including Beaver-creek, New Carlisle, and Springfield, until he became ill in August 1994. Bob's professional training included a Master of Arts Degree in Bible, Systemic Theology & History of Antiquity, granted by the Seventh Day Adventist Theological Seminary, in Takoma Park, MD. He also earned an M. A. in Secondary School Administration, and an M. A. in Guidance and Psycho Therapeutic Counseling, and later a Specialist in Arts Degree in Education, granted by the Eastern Michigan University, in Ypsilanti, MI. Bob was dearly loved by his family which includes his wife of 57 years, E. Lois Chickie Pratt RN.,BSN.,MA.,N.,C.,C.; two daughters, Karen Grimes RN.,BSN of Xenia, OH., and Darlene Alvarado, of Fenton, ML, who works as a Social Security Administrator in Flint, ML; grandchildren, David Lannon, of Fenton, MI., Nadelka Terzieff, of Xenia, OH., Michael Grimes, of Xenia, OH.; sisters, Lillian Fry, RN., of Myrtle Creek, OR., & Leona Reed, of Deltona, FL.; general surgeon, Lloyd P. Pratt, MD., of Sacramento, CA. ;, Elder Lester D. Pratt, Florida, Evangelist & nephew of Altamonte Springs, FL.; and several nieces; & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester & Lillian Pratt; siblings, Arnold & Lester Pratt Jr., Flossie Hiscock, and Maude Sowerby. Bob was highly respected and loved. He will be fondly remembered by his professional associates and many friends. Amemori-al service dedicated to the celebration of Bob's life will be held at Kettering Seventh Day Adventist Church, 3939 Stonebridge Rd., Kettering, OH., on August 15, 1998, at 4:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to either the Roger Piatt Student Aide Fund, co Kettering Medical Center Foundation, 3535 Southern Blvd., Kettering, OH., 45429, or the Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH., 45420-1885 The Pratt family would like to especially thank the vice president of Walnut Creek Nursing Center, John Hochwalt, and his compassionate staff, for their attention and tender loving care. Much love and appreciation is also being conveyed to Hospice nurse, Liz Porter, and social worker, Sharon Smith, for their consistent on-going support, guidance, and medical skills. Memorial arrangements entrusted to the Brough-Getts Funeral Home of Miamisburg. PAGE.Marita 74, of New Carlisle, Ohio, died at 6:20 P.M., Friday, August 7, 1998 in her residence following a lengthy illness. She was born March 17, 1924, in Martha Washington, Tennessee, the daughter of Millard Preston and Emma Jane (Norris) Stepp. She was a member of the Harmony Baptist Church in Dayton, Ohio. Marita was preceded in death by her husband, Walter, in 1977; her parents; and six brothers and sisters. Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, Dona & Ray Bengie. of Burnside, Kentucky, Sharon and Jack Vanderpool, of New Carlisle, Joan and Pat Butchkoski, ofVandalia, Ohio, Thelma and Larry Easter, of Springfield, Ohio; 14 grandchildren, Marita and Alan Smith, of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Tina Bengie, Allishea Caudill, both of Burnside, Carla and Arnold Granado, of North Highland, California, Glenda and Pete Ethier, of Columbus, Georgia, Billy and Sonja Bengie, of Burnside, Tonya and Doug Blumenschein, She-lia and Kevin King, all of New Carlisle, Airin Butchkoski, of Covington, Kentucky, Christine and Joe Maisto, of Oakmont, Pennsylvania, Brandon Butchkoski. of Dayton, Lori Easter and Wes Hall, of Enon, Ohio, Larry Easter and Heidi Hecker, of Springfield, Ohio, Amanda Easter, of Enon; 18 great-grandchildren, Serina Smith, Zeriah Smith, Jeremy Bengie, Jason McKeowen, Kyle Caudill, Clayton Caudill, Alex Granado, Dona Granado, Jordan Ethier, Travis Thompson, Dustin Thompson, James Blumenschein, Jaclyn Blumenschein, Paige King, Madison King, Jacob Maisto, Amber Hall, and Rachel Hall; two sisters, Opal Welch, of Clarkrange, Tennessee, Janavee and James Willard Sisco, of Fair-born, Ohio; two brothers, Edsel and Rosalee Stepp, Cletus and Carrie Stepp, all of Dayton; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends. Services will be 1:00 P.M., Monday, August 10, 1 998, in the TROSTEL, CHAPMAN & CHRISTMAS FUNERAL HOME, New Carlisle. Friends may call 5-7 P.M., Sunday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton. MOXLEY, George Age 8 of LaGrange, GA., passed away unexpectedly Tues., Aug. 4, 1998 as a result of an automobile accident with his late father, Timothy Moxley. He was a member of 1st Baptist Church & the Boys & fiirls Clnh nf Amprira in t"J LaGrange. Preceded in ents, George & Ruby Reid. Survivors include his mother, Gwendolyn (Willie James) Moxley-Bailey of LaGrange,-GA.; brother, Bryan Moxley of Dayton; sisters, Theresa Moxley of Dayton, Erica Blandenburg of Atlanta, GA.; grandfather, Charlton Moxley; grandmother, Theresa Mox ley; uncles, Timothy Reid of Florence, AZ, Bruce (Gloria) & Michael (Renee') Moxley; aunt, Ver-dell (Terry) Reid-Sims; host of cousins, other relatives & friends. Services 11:00 A.M. Mon., Aug. 10, 1998 at Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church, 2050 Germantown St. Pastor James E. Washington & Pastor Joseph McQueen officiating. Family will receive friends at the Church one hour prior to services. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Procession will leave from 3024 Cornell Dr. Arrangements by BOWMAN. J r? V i BARCLAY Funeral Home "Americt s affordable choice" 3940 Kettering Blvd. Kettering Visit our Web Site For local area price comparisons "click" on Dayton, Ohio I -iiiHiiiiiiuf'llrii.iiMi ir moody, Mrs. Annie Bell (Swink) , Age 69, of Dayton, passed away Wednesday at the Franciscan Medical Center. A native of Ragland, AL, and aDayton resident for many years. She was member of the St. Luke Baptist Church and former member of the senior choir; graduate of Dunbar Class of 1949, and member of the Kins and Friends Club. Preceded in death by her husband, J.T. Moody. Survivors include loving children, Michael T. Moody (Vivian), Debra A. Moody, Jacqueline R. Jefferson (Terry) , and Stephanie J. Moody; 8 grandchildren, Ashley, Asia, Michael II, Aarion, Joshua, Ariqa, Anthony, and Jurdm Moody; cousins, James Abney Sr. (Betty),, Al-phonso Cochran Jr., Louise Fitzgerald, Louise Johnson, Josephine Reid, Albert Roy (Jessie); special friends Britton, Buggs, Carpenter, Cooper, Davis, Evans, Glass and Williams families, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 12, 1998, at the HOUSE OF WHEAT Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Avenue, Pastor Alonzo Looney officiating. Internment Dayton National Cemetery. Visitation 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of service. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Special thanks to the physicians and SW-5 staff at Franciscan; MEYERS, Dixie Lee (Neller) 60, of New Carlisle, Ohio, died Friday, August 7, 1998, at Grandview Hospital, Dayton, She was born January 22, 1938, in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of Harry William and Sybel Marie (Reeves) Neller. She was preceded in death Jay her parents; and two brothers; and a sister. Dixie is survived by her husband, James W. Myers; five children, Beckie Huchaby, of Beavercreek, Ohio, Rita Greer, of Huber Heights, Ohio, Danny Short, of New Carlisle, Jennifer Lynn Myers, of Centerville, Ohio, John S. Myers, of Cleveland, Ohio; two step-children, James H. Myers, of Plq-ua, Ohio, Richard J. Myers, of Huber Heights; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Alice Painter, of Dayton, Dorothy Cummins, of New Carlisle a brother, Carl Neller, of West Alexandria, OhlO; ' nieces; nephews; other relatives; and frienfls. Services will be 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, August 4 1, 1998, in the TROSTEL, CHAPMAN & CHRISTMAS FUNERAL HOME, New Carlisle. Frienxfe may call 5-8 P.M., Monday, in the funeral hom$. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hepatitis Foundation International, 30 Sunrisje Terrace. Cedar Grove, New Jersey. 07009. ; MARSTELLER, :; William A. (Bill) Age 79, died among family and friends on July , 1998 at St. Leonard's Nursing Center. Bill was born in 1918 in Richmond, VA and spent mucfi of his childhood livingin such places as Washington DC, San Diego, and China. He attended Washington and Lee University and graduated with'a degree in Business Administration. While in ioj-lege he was on the track and rifle team. Bill joined the war effort in 1941 and was a Supply Corp. officer in the Navy aboard the USS Milwaukee. During the war he fought in the notorious W.W. II battle of Tarawa in 1943 (otherwise knowruas Bloody Tarawa!) when the US tried to captu the Gilbert Islands. He spent 3 years in the Soutji Pacific during, the war and left with a rank; ef Commander. Upon his return from the war He worked briefly for a real estate company in Virginia formed by his brother. He later joined Top Value Enterprises as a salesman and worked his way up to commercial real estate 1996 he was transferred to Centerville and remained there for the duration of his life. He retired from -Top Value in 1982 and pursued his hobbies. Bill was an avid follower of the stock market and enjoyed such activities as building model airplanes, making beer travelingand fishing. He was preceded in death by wife Louise; parents, Anita & Dr. A. A. Marsteller; and a brother Fred Mafr-steller. Bill is survived by his 2 sons & daughters-in-law Philip & Laurie of Dayton and William & Beth of Maryland; 2 daughters & son-in-law. Margaret & Jim Shuler of New York and Ann Marsteller of Virginia; and 6 grandchildren, Jennifer & Stephanie, Carrie & Kate and Sarah & Matthew. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 15, 1998 at St. Leonard's Nursing Center Chapel, (located East of the main building) on Clyo Road in Centerville, with Father Jim Van Vurst. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Leonard's Benevolent Fund. LOUGHMAN, ; OrvilleJ. ; Age 81, of Brookville, passed away Saturday August 8, 1998at Good Samaritan Hospital. He retired from the Dayton Daily News in 1977, was a US Navy Veteran during WWII. He was a member of the International Typographical Union 57, the Dayton Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame & a Charter member of Bass Landing Inc. He is survived by wife Alberta; sons, Robert & Nancy, Brook-vUle, Norman & special friend Vicky, Beavercreek; daughter Carolyn "Toots" & Charles Harmon, Brookville; 14 grandchildren, 29 greatgrandchildren; brother Vernon St Zenia; & numerous nieces & nephews. Graveside services will be held 10 AM Tuesday August 11, 1998 at Royal Oak Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME, BROOKVILLE, from 6-8 PM Monday. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Brook-ville Rescue Squad. Envelopes will be provided. GOODPASTER, Michael : Age 39, of Dayton, passed away Fit, Aug. 7, 1998, at Miami Valley Hospital. Michael was employed by Classic Cab. He is survived his mother, Fay & husband Gene Wolf, of West Alexandria; fiancee, Melissa Day, of Dayton; 2 sons, Jesse & Dayton; 3 daughters, Christie & Sherry, of Centerville, & Toni, of Dayton; a brother, Christopher Goodpaster, of Centerville; 3 sisters, Gail & husband Tom Gunsalus, of West Alexandria, Tammy Wolf, of Eaton, Michelle Fairer, of Centerville; a step-son, Junior Day, of Dayton; 2 stepdaughters, Brandi Neeley, of Dayton & Christina Day, of Dayton; and a granddaughter, Kayla Meyers. Funeral services will be conducted Tues., Aug. 11, 1998, at 1:00 P.M., from the GEB-HART-SCHMTDT-PARRAMORE FUNERAL HOME, Miamisburg. Rev. John Swint officiating. Burial Preble Memory Gardens. Friends may callMon. evening 5 to 8 P.M., at the funeral home. 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