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Rebecca A. Brown worked for Scotts Lawn Care

Rebecca A. Brown, age 64, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 5:14 PM at Kenton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born on February 4, 1957 in Lima, Ohio to the late Ernest F. Boutwell and Linda K. (Baker) Boutwell Cramer.

She is survived by her two daughters: Erin Bagan of Lima and Abby (Josh) Lenhart of Marysville; five grandchildren: Mackenzie Brown, Dustin Lenhart, Kennedy Lenhart, Reece Bagan and Taye Bagan; two great grandchildren: Kasen and Juneau; two brothers: Jeffrey (Inez) Boutwell of Ennis, TX and Timothy Boutwell of Lima; and two sisters: Janis (Steve) Marshall of Ada and Kathy (Randy) Ackerman of Harrod.

William “Bill” W. Faine remembered as teacher, coach

William “Bill” W. Faine of Bluffton, Ohio passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021. He went to live in paradise with his savior, Jesus. He was 59 years old. 

Bill married Jodi Woodruff on August 18, 1984 who survives, along with their children; Lauren (Ralph) Cuellar, W. Wells II (Laura), Mitchell, and Sidney. He was “Pop-Pop” to five grandchildren; Katie, Annabelle and Will W. Faine III, Rafael “RJ” Cuellar Jr., and Roman Cuellar. 

Bill was born the youngest of four boys on June 5, 1962 in Bluffton, Ohio. They lived in Mt. Cory, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his mother, D. Deane Faine; a brother, Michael and his father-in-law, Robert Woodruff.

Thomas L. Williams farmed and worked for BP Chemical

Thomas L. “Tom” Williams, age 74, passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 12:36 a.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

Tom was born on July 21, 1947 in Kenton, Ohio to the late Roy L. and Carey W. (Crawford) Williams.  On September 30, 1969 Tom married Judy C. Harps and she survives in Ada.  

Bill Faine was teacher at Ada Exempted Village School

William “Bill” Faine, 59, passed away on September 18, 2021 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.  Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.

Counselors will be standing by at Ada schools on Monday, September 20. The Ada Exempted Village School announced “we tragically lost a valued staff member and beloved teacher, Mr. Bill Faine. Mr. Faine left a lasting impression on our school and community. He was a beloved staff member who had a strong faith in God and will be greatly missed. In response to this devastating loss, counseling and support services will be on site starting Monday for students and staff.”

Kathleen Gerlach Carothers worked for Hardin Memorial Hospital

Kathleen Gerlach Carothers, age 95, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 7:38 AM at Kenton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. 

She was born on August 27, 1926 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to the late T. J. and Myrtle (Wright) Holbrook.  Kathleen married Raymond Gerlach on September 12, 1942 and he preceded her in death on June 3, 1992.  She later married Harold Carothers and he preceded her in death in 2003. 

Cleda Dysert attended Alger Assembly of God Church

Cleda Dysert, age 96, passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 5:30 a.m. at her residence in Garrison, Kentucky.

She was born on April 16, 1925 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Lacy and Mollie Mann. On November 13, 1946 Cleda married Warren E. Dysert, he preceded her in death on November 2, 2005.

Cleda was a homemaker. She attended the Alger Assembly of God Church.

She is survived by her two sons: Jack (Rhonda) Dysert of Tampa, FL and Gregory (Rebecca) Dysert of Kenton; two daughters: Judy (Larry) Liles of Pikeville, TN and Kimberly (Kenny) Stanley of Garrison, KY; nine grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.