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October 18, 2019

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Loyd L. Ashbrook was an Army veteran

Loyd L. Ashbrook, 81, died on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at 2:51 p.m. at Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

He was born on March 5, 1938, in Delaware, Ohio, to the late John and Mabel (Stockwell) Ashbrook. On Dec. 3, 1970, Loyd married Thelma I. Little and she preceded him in death on Nov. 2, 2007.

Loyd worked for the Ada Park. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served from 1954 to 1957.

 Loyd is survived by his children: Lloyd F. Ashbrook Jr. of Ada, Carl L. Ashbrook of Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Tina (William) McCrary of Green Bay, Wisconsin; two grandchildren: Richard Caskey and Kaydence McCrary; and a great grandson, Aydin Caskey.

Jackie L. “Jack” Jordan was a 1968 USV graduate

Jackie L. “Jack” Jordan, 69, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at 3:15 a.m. at his residence outside of Alger.

He was born on Feb. 14, 1950, in Kenton to Richard “Dick” and Margery (Canaan) Jordan.  His father is deceased and his mother survives in Ada.. On May 10, 1991 Jack married Deanna Fry and she survives in Alger

Jack was a 1968 graduate of Upper Scioto Valley High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1969 and served on the USS Suffolk County during the Vietnam War, and was honorably discharged in 1975.

Nancy McBride 1938 - 2019

Nancy L. McBride, 81, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at 3:02 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima, Ohio.

She was born in Marion Township, Hardin County Ohio, on May 4, 1938, to the late Jack and Della (Montgomery) Risner. 

Nancy had an associate degree from a Dental Technology School in California.

She is survived by two sons: John Oren Thomas of Alger and Douglas Dwight Thomas, two sisters: Bessie Vincent of Celina and Lydia Scott of Lakeview and 3 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Bureeda Hackworth 1924 - 2019

Bureeda Hackworth, 95, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Blanchard Valley Health System, Findlay, Ohio.

She was born in Paintsville, Kentucky, on June 21, 1924, to the late Lacy and Cloie (LeMaster) Brown.  On Aug. 31, 1943, Bureeda married Earl Hackworth and he died on Oct. 19, 2012.  Earl and Bureeda were married for 69 years.

Bureeda was a homemaker.  She was a member of the Lonesome Valley United Baptist Church of Alger.  She was a member of the Hardin County Home Extension Club and a member of the former Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #6 of Ada.

Haven Lawrence was a 1996 Upper Scioto Valley HS graduate

 Haven James Lawrence, 41, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at 10:40 a.m. at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

He was born on Feb. 3, 1978 in Findlay, Ohio, to James “Wink” and Thearse “Dolly” (Salsbury) Lawrence. His father survives in Alger and his mother preceded him in death. On July 16, 1999, he married Jessica Howard and she survives in Alger.

Haven was a 1996 graduate of Upper Scioto Valley Schools and was a Machine Operator Trainer for Graphic Packaging for 5 years.

Timothy Arnett 1966 - 2019

Timothy W. Arnett, 53, died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at 5:23 p.m. at OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital, Kenton.

He was born on May 9, 1966, in Lima, Ohio, to Donald and Ethel (Rowe) Arnett and they survive in Alger. Tim is also survived by his daughter, Jaime (Trevor) Howe of Ada; a brother, Jody Arnett of Ada; a sister, Sharlene (Darrin) Collins of Ada; and eight nephews: Jake and Isaac Collins, Noah, Aaron, Joshua, Tristan, Benjamin and Jayce Arnett.

Tim worked as a semi driver for Graphic Packaging, Kenton.  He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle with all of his buddies whom he dearly loved.