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Angela L. (Justice) Jeffrey 1966-2021

Angela L. (Justice) Jeffrey, age 54, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at her residence in McGuffey.

She was born on July 29, 1966, in Lima, Ohio, to Roy and Beverly R. (Prater) Justice. Her father survives in Alger and her mother preceded her in death. Angela married Charles “CJ” Jeffrey and he survives in McGuffey.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Phillip Justice.

It was her wish to be cremated. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hanson-Neely-Allison Funeral & Cremation Services, P.O. Box 41, Alger, Ohio 45812 for the benevolence of the family.

Lloyd Conley was retired from Wilson Sporting Goods

 Loyd E. Conley, 64, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. at OhioHealth Marion General Hospital, Marion.

He was born on Feb. 19, 1956 in Ada, to the late LT and Martha Fern (Elwood) Conley.  On July 19, 1975, Loyd married Debra C. Morrison and she survives in McGuffey.

Loyd retired from Wilson Sporting Goods Co. of Ada. He was a member of the McGuffey Church of Christ. Loyd drove the squad for the U.S.V. EMS and was a volunteer on the McGuffey Fire Department. He enjoyed building derby cars and going to car shows.

Melissa Bischoff was a 1993 Ada HS graduate

She worked for 12 years at the Bluffton Vet Center

 Melissa R. Bischoff, 46, passed Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at 7:11 p.m. at her residence in Bluffton, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on Oct. 2, 1974, in Lima, Ohio, to Steven and Theresa (Russell) Kidd.  Her father preceded her in death and her mother and step father, Theresa and Craig Crouse survive in Ada.  On July 21, 1996, Melissa married Joseph Bischoff II and he survives in Bluffton.

Karen Grant 1951 - 2021

Karen E. Grant, 69, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at 1:33 p.m. at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

She was born on April 21, 1951, in Lima, Ohio to Elliott and Martha (McWhorter) Schoonover who preceded her in death. On Feb. 3, 1973, she married Carey L. Grant and he preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 2013.

Karen retired in April of 2013 from the Allen County Recorder’s Office after working for 25 years.   

Dr. Mark Shull was an Ada dentist for over 50 years

Mark B. Shull, DDS, 88, was called home to heaven on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, while he was at Otterbein Skilled Nursing in Cridersville, Ohio. 

Mark lived in Ada, Ohio for 56 years. He was born on Oct. 31, 1932, in Hicksville, Ohio, to the late Mark Benner and Ruth R. (Hurni) Shull.  His stepfather, George Hart, also precedes him in death.  On Aug. 28, 1955 Mark married Julia J. Fritz and she preceded him in death on Dec. 26, 2016.

Mark was a dentist in Ada, as well as a dentist in the United States Army.  He was a member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lima and the Ada Kiwanis Club. 

Urban Long was a lifelong farmer

Urban L. Long, age 91, passed away at his residence in Ada on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at 11:53 a.m. 

He was born on Sept. 13, 1929, in LaFayette, Ohio, to the late Charles Raymond and Donna (Shrider) Long. On June 10, 1951, he married Alma M. Moyers and she preceded him in death on July 31, 2012. 

Urban was a lifelong farmer. He was a lifelong member of the County Line Church of the Brethren, Harrod, and was a former Deacon as well as served in many capacities at the church.  Urban was a conscientious objector to the draft and served his service in the Brethren Volunteer Service 2nd Unit.  Urban and his father donated heifers to Heifer International Service.