Obituaries Section :: Page 48

  • Jeanne Adams Beauman

    Jeanne Adams Beauman passed away Thursday, Dec. 24 at the Madison County Hospital. Jeanne was born in Springfield, the daughter of Rama and Florence (Kerns) Campbell. When she was three, her parents moved to the Clifton community, where she lived most of her life. She attended Clifton grade school and graduated from Cedarville High School. […]

  • Mary Davis

    Mary Pauline Davis, age 87, of Springfield, died Wednesday, Dec. 9. Mary was born April 13, 1922 in Clark County, the daughter of the late Albert Scott and Bessie Marie (McHenry) Smith. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Springfield, and their Philathea Sunday school class

  • Gretchen Walker

    Gretchen Walker died with her family by her side at Friends Care Center on Sunday, Dec. 13. She was 78.

  • Geraldine Gaines

    Geraldine E. Gaines of Xenia, died Friday, Dec. 4, at Greene Memorial Hospital. She was 64 years old. Born June 13, 1945 in Xenia, Gerrie was the daughter of William E. and Esther M. (Johnson) Bruce, both of whom preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, LaVonne Gaines, a son, Edward K. Saunders V; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, William “Butchie,” Murl “Danny,” Robert “Bobby” Bruce and a sister, Edith Burns.

  • Gertrude Durgans

    Gertrude “Trudy” E. Durgans, age 83, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Friends Care Community in Yellow Springs. She was born Dec. 7, 1925, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late William Henry Sr., and Cleola Rodgers Durgans.

  • William Michael Traylor

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    William Michael Traylor died Sunday, Nov. 22. He was 26 years of age.

    Born at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, he was the eldest son of Latondra Traylor and William Milton Clay. He was the first grandchild in his family to graduate with a bachelors degree, which he received in May from Central State University, magna cum laude.

  • Deborah Lee Benning

    Deborah Lee Benning of Yellow Springs died Nov. 24, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her family. She was 62.

    Deborah was born Sep. 12, 1947. She was a fixture in the community and an active participant in a number of civic activities. She was clerk for the Yellow Springs Council for 17 years. Deborah’s tenure at the Village completes 200 years of service by the Benning family, who first arrived in Yellow Springs in 1864.

  • Memorial Services

    Jim Kitzmiller A service in memory of Jim Kitzmiller will be held on Sunday, Dec. 6, from 2–4 p.m. at Clifton Reserve Lodge on South River Road. Joan Brucker A celebration of the life of Joan Wagner Brucker will be held on Saturday, Nov. 28, at 2 p.m. at Rockford Chapel, 515 President Street. No […]

  • Kenneth Harris

    On Nov. 8, Kenneth Harris, 59, of Athens, Ga., died with his family by his side. Mr. Harris was born April 5, 1950, to Ople and Albert Harris. He was the third of nine children. Mr. Harris was a naval veteran leaving his service of 20 years with the rank of senior chief petty officer […]

  • Donna Leonard

    Donna Jean Leonard died on May 8, 2009, after a three-year illness, at the age of 67. She was preceded in death by her parents Donald “Jim” and Edith Leonard of Omaha. Donna graduated from Antioch College and thereafter held a number of jobs on campus, serving as director of student housing in the 1970s. […]

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