Obituaries Section :: Page 49

  • 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. […]

  • Deborah Benning

    Longtime village resident and Village Council Clerk Deborah Benning died in the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 24, at the Miami Valley Hospital, where she had been hospitalized. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5 at the John Bryan Community Center (time pending; check back here for updates). No related posts.

  • Carolion

    Yellow Springs resident Carolion died peacefully in her home on Wednesday, Nov. 18. She was 62. Born Caroline Elizabeth Welton April 24, 1947 in Cambridge, Mass., she was the second of four children by Jean and Theodore Welton. Carolion spent her childhood in Oak Ridge, Tenn. where she developed her skills as a young musician […]

  • Memorial service for 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. No related posts.

  • Fine memorial service

    The memorial service for Melvin Fine will be held Monday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Glen Helen Building. No related posts.

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