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Funeral services for Odie Mullins on Friday

Odie Mullins, 84, died on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 at 7:44 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health Systems, Lima.

She was born on Feb. 25, 1929, in Magoffin County, Ky., to Elijah and Millie (Shepherd) Joseph, who preceded her in death. On Dec. 9, 1949, she married Sam Mullins and he died June 17, 2007.

John Nelson 1944-2013

John R. Nelson, 69, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at 12:15 a.m. at his residence in Lima, Ohio.

He was born on Aug. 16, 1944, in Lima, Ohio, to Ralph and Freda (Curl) Nelson and they preceded him in death. He had been married to Sally Doda of Holgate. He then married Linda Sousley Roberts on Oct. 24, 2003, and she survives in Lima.

Heworked at Long's Marathon in Ada while in high school. After graduation he worked at Peerless Gas in Dunkirk and also at Lima Baldwin Hamilton. He then began his career in communications at United Telephone Service out of Lima. He retired in 2006 from Alltel Wireless in Maumee. He served in the Army National Guard from 1967-1973.

Opal Holbrook was former co-owner of Holbrook's Homestyle Restaurant, Alger

Opal J. Holbrook, 83, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at 12:25 a.m. at Richland Manor, Bluffton.

She was born on March 28, 1930, outside of McGuffey, to Edward and Susie (Allen) Poe and they preceded her in death. On Oct. 18, 1947, she married Charles "Chuck" Holbrook and he died on Sept. 2, 2009.

She was a cook and co-owner of Holbrook's Homestyle Restaurant in Alger and retired as a cook for Upper Scioto Valley School. She was an active member of the Alger Memorial Day Committee. She was a member of the McGuffey Church of Christ and attended the Pandora Church of Christ. 

Elearea Roberts was retired from Wilson Sporting Goods

Elearea M. Roberts, 80, died on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at 5:27 p.m. at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.

She was born on April 24, 1933 in Breathitt County, Kentucky, to Add and Flora (Carpenter) Marshall, who preceded her in death. In 1962 she married Orva Roberts and he died in 1996.

She was a homemaker and she retired from Wilson Sporting Goods of Ada after working for 18 years. She was a member of the Pentecostal Tabernacle Church of Alger.

Glenn "Gene" Zimmerly was retired after 40 years with Allen County Engineer's Office

Glenn Eugene "Gene" Zimmerly, 78, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 at 1:05 a.m. at Richland Manor, Bluffton, Ohio.

He suffered a stroke 19 years ago and stayed home for 16 ½ years then spent the last 2 ½ years at Richland Manor.

He was born on Jan. 1, 1936, in Allen County, Ohio to Glenn L. and Helen J. (Allstetter) Zimmerly, who preceded him in death. On Sept. 25, 1955 he married Carolyn Joyce McElwain and she survives in Lima.

Birchel Conley 1931-2013

Birchel P. "Bert" Conley, 82, died Sunday Dec. 1, 2013, at 4:42 a.m. at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima.

He was born Aug. 30, 1931 in Garrett, Kentucky, to Tandy and Maudie (Bolen) Conley and they preceded him in death. On Dec. 6, 1952, he married Dorothy Cramer and she died on Nov. 4, 1992. He later married Revel (McIntosh) Wibright on Oct. 12, 1993 and she survives in Ada.