Obituaries Section :: Page 44

  • Jean Huston memorial

    A memorial service for Jean Huston will be held Saturday, Nov. 13, 2 p.m., at the Glen Helen Building. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Yellow Springs Community Foundation or the Glen Helen Association.

  • Ginnie Philips

    Gwynelle “Ginnie” Philips died Aug. 30 at her daughter’s home in Savannah, Ga., after a brief illness. Ginnie was born and raised in Savannah. She was the widow of Charles Edward “Pete” Philips. Ginnie was a longtime employee of the Yellow Springs school system, where she served as an assistant librarian.

  • Sonja Reed

    Sonja Reed died Wednesday, Sept. 8, at her home in Yellow Springs. She was 83. Born Sonja Köhler on June 19, 1927, in Thalheim, Germany, she spent her youth traveling around Europe as part of a family circus act. During this time, she also began performing with elephants, a fondness she would hold the rest of her life.

  • Thomas Owen

    Thomas Owen

    Thomas Harvey Owen, the son of former Antioch College professor of physics Gwilym Emyr Owen and his wife, Edith, died September 9 at his home in Metairie, La. He was 85 years old. Tom attended the “old” Antioch School on Mills Lawn and graduated from Bryan High School in 1943.

  • Jean Huston

    Jean Huston

    Jean Adams Huston died peacefully on Monday, Sept. 6, at Friends Care Community. She was 91. Jean was born March 31, 1919, in Stratford, Connecticut, to William and Sylvia Nothnagle.

  • Joseph Brown

    Joseph Brown

    Joseph Charles Francis Brown, of Yellow Springs, formerly of Davison, Mich., died Sunday, Sept. 5, at Friends Extended Care Center with the support of the nurses of Heartland Hospice and surrounded by family and friends. He was 72.

  • Brenda Adams

    Brenda Joyce Adams was born in Springfield, Ohio, to the late Russell Lewis Winburn Sr. and Paulina Brown on Feb. 8, 1940. At an early age, she accepted Christ and was baptized in Ohio. She was united in holy matrimony to Philip Adams Jan. 4, 1958, in Springfield.

  • Ruth Bean

    Ruth Bean

    Ruth Bean died Aug. 29 at Friends Care Assisted Living. She was 101. Ruth was born in Glen Ullin, N.D. She knit mittens for soldiers in World War I, played piano for silent movies and taught school in a one-room prairie schoolhouse.

  • David Romer

    David Romer

    John David Romer died peacefully after a short illness Wednesday, July 21, at his home in Welland, Ontario. He was 67. David was a Yellow Springs native, son of John and Ruth Romer, long-time local residents. He attended the Antioch School and was vice-president of the Bryan High School graduating class of 1960.

  • Naida Sutch Gillespie

    Naida Sutch Gillespie died Tuesday, Aug. 17, while asleep in her living room. Naida’s education included high school in Lake Township, Ohio; a bachelors degree from Taylor University in 1945; a masters from Oberlin Graduate School of Theology in 1953; a M.Div. degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York City in 1961…