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Belle Hollon 1934-2013

Anna Belle Hollon, 78, died Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:12 am at her residence in Alger, Ohio.

She was born on November 10, 1934 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Randolph and Sarah (Sparks) Hall, who preceded her in death. On August 4, 1951 she married Noah Hollon and he survives in Alger.

Anna Belle retired from the Hardin County Home, Kenton where she worked as a cook. She attended the Ada Full Gospel Pentecostal Church of God. Anna Belle dearly loved her family and especially her grandchildren.

Eugene Shepherd, 1934 - 2013

Eugene Shepherd, age 78, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 9:23 a.m. at his residence in Alger.

He was born on December 11, 1934, in Floyd County, Kentucky, to George and Lucie (Moore) Sheperd. His father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Cridersville.

He first married Venice Combs and she died on September 1, 1998. He then married Isana Kay Williams on February 12, 2001, and she survives in Alger.

Eugene retired in 1981 after working 20 years as a welder for International Car of Kenton. He attended the United Baptist Church of Alger.

Norman Ray Evans, 1950 - 2013

Norman Ray Evans, age 62, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 9:22 p.m. at his residence in Alger, Ohio.

He was born on July 26, 1950 in Lima, Ohio to Raymond & Thelma (Schaub) Evans who preceded him in death. On April 6, 1968 he married Peggy Sue (Fetter) Evans and they are divorced.

Norman was a self-employed painter. 

David E. Dearth was a member of the Ada HS class of 1977

David E. Dearth, age 53, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at his residence in Ada.

He was born on May 23, 1959 in Lima, Ohio to Samuel G. and Emma J. (Baldridge) Dearth, they preceded him in death.

David was a self-employed roofer. He was a graduate of Ada High School class of 1977. He was a social member of the Ada VFW Post #9381.

Surviving are a brother, Dean (Julie) Dearth of Roundhead; two sisters: Charlene (Rick) Hughes and Cheryl Dye both of Ada; Several nieces and nephews. It was his request to be cremated.

A Celebration of Life for David will begin at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Ada VFW Post #9381

Stephen Douglas Clarkson memorial service in June

Stephen Douglas Clarkson, age 59, died on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 3:57 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health Systems, Lima, Ohio.

He was born on March 15, 1954 in Roanoke, VA. to William D. and Christine (Ferguson) Clarkson. His father and mother survive in Apex, N.C.

He attended the First United Methodist Church of Ada, Ohio. He was a veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps. 

Surviving are a brother Mark (Michelle) Clarkson of Cary, N.C.; two sisters: Carol (Louis) Lobenhofer of Ada and Marsha Clarkson of Atlanta, Ga.; five nieces and nephews.
A memorial service is planned for June 1 in North Carolina. Details will be available through family members.

Robert Preston operated the McGuffey Hardware for 55 years

Robert U. "Bob" Preston, 83, of rural Alger, died at 4:21 p.m. April 2, 2013, at the Lima Memorial Health System, of complications following open heart surgery.

He was born Jan. 20, 1930, in the home he lives in today, the son of William M. and Merle E. Crowe Preston, who preceded him in death. On July 15, 1951, he married Mary K. Clark, who survives. They enjoyed 61 years of marriage.