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Obituaries

Lester E Mumaw II 1952 - 2017

Lester E. Mumaw II, age 65, died on Wednesday, March 22, at 5:00pm at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus.

He was born on January 11, 1952 in Lima, Ohio to Lester E. and Betty J. (Plummer) Mumaw who preceded him in death. Lester was previously married to Pamela (Parks) Mumaw. He was engaged to Wendy Porter and she survives in LaFayette.

Lester retired from Northwest Towing in Beaverdam where he had worked as an operations manager. He was a member of the Beaverdam Church of Christ. Lester was the current president of the LaFayette Village Council. He was a member of the Colonial Golf Club. He loved to go camping and enjoyed riding his Harley.

Judy Ann Snyder 1946-2017

Judy Ann Snyder, age 70, died on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 10:50am at her residence in Lima, Ohio.

She was born September 2, 1946 in Harrod, Ohio to Bernard and Ida (Johns) Sherard who preceded her in death.

Judy retired after 43 years from Wilson Sporting Goods, Ada where she worked as a lacer.

She is survived by a daughter: Debbie (Ray) Williams Smith of Lima, Ohio; four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; three brothers: Dick (Linda) Sherard of Lima, Charles (Debbie) Sherard of Russells Point and John (Debbie) Sherard of Independence, KY and a sister: Mary Sherard of Lima, Ohio.

March 13 ONU piano recital rescheduled

The piano recital with Polina Bespalko scheduled for Monday, March 13, in Presser Hall, Snyder Recital Hall, is being rescheduled. More details to follow.

Arlene Crozier was a retired Ada businessperson

Was among founders of Ada Railroad Park

Arlene L. Crozier, 93, died on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 9:37 a.m. at Vancrest of Ada.

She was born on Jan. 16, 1924 in Ada, Ohio, to Fred H. and Edna E. (Packer) Wyss who preceded her in death. On July 17, 1942 Arlene married Howard L. Crozier and he preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 2005 after 63 years of marriage.

James Clark, 12/21/1923 - 03/10/2017

James Clark, Jr., age 93, died Friday, March 10, 2017 at 4:03am at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton.

He was born on December 21, 1923 in Alger, Ohio to James and Kitty (Davis) Clark, Sr. who preceded him in death. On April 5, 1942 James married Alice M. Rex and she survives in Harrod.

James retired from Ford Motor Company of Lima. He previously was a teacher and coach at Harrod Schools. He was a graduate of Ohio Northern University, Ada. James was a U.S. Army Veteran who served as a combat engineer during WWII. He was a life member of the Lima VFW Post #1275.

Arlene L Crozier, 01/16/1924 - 03/08/2017

Arlene L. Crozier, age 93, died on Wednesday, March 08, 2017 at 9:37am at Vancrest of Ada.

She was born on January 16, 1924 in Ada, Ohio to Fred H. and Edna E. (Packer) Wyss who preceded her in death. On July 17, 1942 Arlene married Howard L. Crozier and he preceded her in death on September 2, 2005 after 63 years of marriage.

Terry Lee Dyer, 02/15/1947 - 03/08/2017

Terry L. Dyer, age 70, died on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 1:25pm at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima, Ohio.

He was born on February 15, 1947 in Lima, Ohio to Edwin A. and Edith M. (Furnish) Dyer, who preceded him in death.

On March 29, 1968, Terry married Sandra G. Campbell and she survives in Alger, Ohio.

Terry retired after 25 years as a N.C. lathe operator for Teledyne Ohio Steel, Lima, Ohio.

Terry was a 1966 graduate of Upper Scioto Valley High School.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1966-1967.

He was a member of the McGuffey Conservation Club, a former member of the Upper Scioto Valley Lions Club.

Jane Cockerell was a Liberty National Bank vice president

She retired in 1986 after 25 years at the bank

L. Jane Cockerell, 80, died on Monday, March 6, 2017, at 12:41a.m. at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Kenton.

She was born on May 26, 1936, in Prestonsburg, Ky., to T.J. and Myrtle (Wright) Holbrook, who preceded her in death.  On Dec. 21, 1954, Jane married Elmer “Bud” Cockerell and he died on Aug. 13, 2003.

Jane retired in 1986 after 25 year from Liberty National Bank of Ada where she was a cashier and vice president. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Kenton. She was a former member of the Hix-N-Chix of Maysville.

Alvena I. “Terri” Conley 1929-2017

Alvena I. “Terri” Conley, age 87, died on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at 9:50pm at Dublin Methodist Hospital, Dublin.

            She was born on September 10, 1929, in Fort Amanda, Ohio to Jesse and Bertha (Burchin) Thomas who preceded her in death.  On December 9, 1950, Terri married Clyde M. Conley and he died on November 10, 1990.

Eunice M. Rayl 1917-2017

Eunice M. Rayl, age 99, died on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at 1:30am at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.

She was born on May 6, 1917, in Rural Harrod to Ross and Ruah (Lawrence) McKinney who preceded her in death.

On April 12, 1941, Eunice married H. Dick Rayl and he died on November 24, 1994.

Eunice was a homemaker and beautician.

She was a graduate of Frederick's Cosmetology School in Lima.

She is survived by two daughters: Jean Stavenger and Joyce (Edward) Barga both of Ada; four grandchildren: Jason (Stephanie) Stavenger, Julie Stavenger, Jeff Barga, and Jenny Barga; and two great-grandchildren: Hunter Stavenger and Leah Harpest.

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