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October 23, 2018

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Arnita D Shepherd, 1942 - 2018

Arnita D. Shepherd, age 75, formerly of Alger, Ohio,  passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2018 in Waco, Texas.  

          She was born on November 13, 1942 in McGuffey, Ohio to the late Freelon and Grace Ann (Johnson) Gullett.  On January 27, 1962 Arnita married Lowell James Shepherd and he preceded her in death on March 12, 1999.

Lucinda Ann Basso, 1971 - 2018

Lucinda Ann Basso passed from this life on Thursday, October 18th, at 8:25 a.m. at Seasons Hospice, Miami Jewish Medical Center in Miami, Florida after surviving 15 years with Central Nervous System (CNS) Vasculitis.  She was 47 years old.

Cindy as she was known to her family and friends was the daughter of Rev. Walter Wilson, Jr. and Judith Ann (Jump) Powers born to them in Kenton, Ohio on August 24, 1971.  On June 25, 2000, Cindy was united in marriage with Martin Basso in Jacksonville, Florida and shortly thereafter moved to Doral, Florida.  In 2003, the couple moved to Louisville, Kentucky and returned to Doral in 2009 where they have lived since.

Richard C. Dyer, 1927 - 2018

Richard C. Dyer, age 90, died on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 3:04 p.m. at his residence in Ada.

          He was born on November 22, 1927 in Kenton, Ohio to the late Joseph A. and Lavina (Cole) Dyer.  In 1961 Richard married Linda K. Parr and she survives in Ada.

          Richard retired from the McComb Cookie Factory and he also worked for Liberty Township, Hardin County.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran who served during the Korean War.   Richard enjoyed cutting wood.

          Also surviving are his two sons: Randolph (Kathy Lee) Dyer of Lima and Stacey Dyer of Midland, Texas; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Darrell Ray Carty, 1938 - 2018

Darrell Ray Carty, age 80, died on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 9:03 p.m. at Wapakoneta Manor.

          Darrell was the son of Chester Carty and Bonnie Jackson, he was born on March 26, 1938 in Salyersville, Kentucky. He served in the U.S. Army for three years, which included a yearlong tour in Greenland.  He was employed at Ford Motor Company in Lima for thirty-seven years, retiring in 1996. 

Bernard N Shaw, 1928 - 2018

Bernard N. Shaw, age 90, died on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 6:54 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

          He was born on September 2, 1928 in Auglaize County, Ohio to the late Byron and Ilo (King) Shaw.  On May 23, 1948 Bernard married Lois M. Johnson and she survives in Alger.

          Bernard retired from Green & Sawyer of Lima, where he was a truck driver and he also farmed.  He was a member of the Maysville United Methodist Church.  He was a member of the former Royal Neighbors of Alger.     

Mildred Burkholder was an Ada HS graduate

Retired from Bluffton Hospital

Mildred B. Burkholder, 84, of Bluffton died at 10:50 a.m., Oct. 15, 2018, at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.  Millie was born Nov. 15, 1933 in Paintsville, Kentucky, to the late Lacy and Cloie (Lemaster) Brown.  On Aug. 24, 1957, she married David E. Burkholder who preceded her in death on May 10, 2004. 

Millie was employed at Bluffton Hospital and upon retirement served as a hospital volunteer.  She was a member of Ebenezer Mennonite Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher.  Millie was a 1953 graduate of Ada High School.  .