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August 19, 2018

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Nancy Barker 1935 - 2018

Nancy (Dunbar) Barker, age 82, died on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 9:29 a.m. at Vancrest of Ada.

          She was born December 26, 1935 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Russell and Hester (Kiler) Dunbar.   On July 27, 1963 she married Harold Duane Barker and he survives in Ada, Ohio.

           Surviving are her son: James (Julie) Barker of Bellaire, TX and her daughter: Linda (Mike) Meyer of Defiance, Ohio; a sister, Susan (Lowman) McCarley of Walnut Creek, CA; three grandchildren Austin and Tyler Meyer and Allie Barker.

Donna E. Murphy, 1932 - 2018

Donna E. Murphy, age 85, died on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 12:08 p.m. at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

          She was born December 16, 1932 in Ingram, KY to the late Cilus G. and Mary H. (Golden) Brooks.  On October 5, 1956 she married Billy Joe Murphy and preceded her in death on November 27, 2017.

           Surviving are her daughter: Glada (Terry) Partin of Ada; a sister, Eula (Otis) Mason of DuPont; four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Curt Murphy; a grandson, Joshua Murphy; 3 brothers, Homer, Oakley, and Silas Brooks; and two sisters, Odella Mason-Fuson and Maggie Janeway.

Bonnie L. Cole, 1930 - 2018

Bonnie L. Cole, age 87, formerly of Alger, Ohio died on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 12:43 p.m. at Vancrest of Ada.

          She was born October 11, 1930 in Bowling Green, Ohio to James and Blanche (Swindler) Neifer who preceded her in death.  On January 21, 1950 Bonnie married Alan E. Cole who preceded her in death on August 9, 2007.

Betty Ann Dumond, 1950 - 2018

Betty A. Dumond, age 67, died on Monday, August13, 2018 at 12:41 p.m. at the St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, Ohio.

          She was born on December 13, 1950 in Cleveland, Ohio to Phineas M. and Janice Maxine (Piles) Dumond. 

          Betty was a homemaker.  She was a member of County Line Church of the Brethren, Harrod.

          She is survived by her brother:  Ronald W. (Patricia A.) Nelson of Ada and her sister: Suzan Eisel of Bradenton, FL and also several nieces and nephews.

Ralph "Teed" F. Neiswander 1923 - 2018

Ralph "Teed" F. Neiswander April 11, 1923 - August 12, 2018
Arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Ralph "Teed" F. Neiswander, age 95, died on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 11:00 p.m. at Birchaven Village, Findlay, Ohio.

He was born April 11, 1923 in Ada, Ohio to the late Dr. Leo C., MD and Lutie (Freed) Neiswander,
On March 11, 1945 he married Lucille "Soni" Creps and she died April 19, 2009.

David W. Gale 1962 - 2018

David W. Gale, age 56, went home to be with the Lord Friday, August 10, 2018 at 7:17 a.m.the Liberty Retirement Community, Lima, Ohio.

         He was born on June 19, 1962 in Lima, Ohio to Jerry and Bernice (Makeeff) Crisenberry.  His father preceded him in death and his mother Bernice survives in Wisconsin with her husband James Gale.  On August 21, 1999 David married Barbara A. Sullivan and she survives in Ada.