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Barbara Tighe was a lifelong Ada resident

Barbara E. Tighe, 94, died Monday, February 24, 2014 at 3:30 a.m. at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton, Ohio.

She was born on June 15, 1919 in Hardin County, Ohio to Elza and Sara (Wingate) Elwood, who preceded her in death. On August 29, 1942 she married Andrew "Andy" Tighe and he died on August 10, 1997.

Barbara was a registered nurse and retired as a private duty nurse and administrator for Avanell Stambaugh. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church of Ada. She graduated from Ada High School and was a 1940 graduate of the Lima Memorial School of Nursing.

Jean Hanson was owner of Green Tree Stable, Ada

N. Jean Hanson, age 84, died on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 2:14 p.m. at St. Rita's Medical System, Lima.

Hanson was born on July 27, 1929 in Rimer, Ohio to Charles and Irene (Myers) McBride and they preceded her in death. She first married Robert Rieman on May 28, 1949 and he died on September 30, 1971. She then married Wellington A. Hanson on February 28, 1975 and he died July 12, 1975.

She was the owner and an instructor at Green Tree Stable, Inc. of Ada. She was a former member of the Morgan Horse Association and a part-time resident of Surprise, Ariz.

Vincent Shaver, 1969-2014

Vincent E. Shaver, age 44, died on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 11:10 p.m. at Baton Rouge Health Services Community in Lima.

He was born on September 18, 1969 in Anaheim, California, to Joe Royal and Darlene M. (Henry) Shaver and they preceded him in death. Vincent worked as a secretary. He is survived by six nephews: John Reid, Joseph Reid, Joshua Reid, Jacob Reid, Trevor Satterfield, II and Tyler Satterfield; brother, Joseph Shaver; a great niece, Vaydah Reid and a great nephew, Anthony Reid. He was preceded in death by a sister, Daylene L. Shaver.

Caromel Homan was former owner of C&H Dairy Queen, Alger

Caromel Homan, 84, died on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at 4:35 a.m. at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.

She was born on Nov. 26, 1929 in Breathitt County, Ky., to Corbett and Mary "Maggie" (Higgins) Clemons and they preceded her in death. She first married Jay Conley and he died in October of 1956. She then married on Dec. 22, 1959, Dr. John Homan and he died in November of 1982.

Michael Raines worked for Busy B Realty and owned Raines Quality Homes

Michael S. Raines, 51, died on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at 8:03 a.m. at Lima Memorial Health Systems, Lima.

He was born on January 28, 1963 in Lima, Ohio to James C. and Marilyn (Jacomet) and they preceded him in death. On June 29, 1985 he married Patricia Zimmerly and she survives in Ada.

Betty Stevenson was a former Liberty Township clerk

Betty P. Stevenson, 93, died on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at 2:35 a.m. at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Kenton.

She was born on Dec. 10, 1920, in Dola, Ohio, to Carl and Viola (Dirmeyer) Kahler and they preceded her in death. On Dec. 25, 1938, she married Charles W. "Chuck" Stevenson and he preceded her in death on Dec. 14, 1996.

She formerly served as clerk for Liberty Township and had worked at the Ada IGA. She was a member of Sugar Grove United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women.