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Graveside service for Shirley Hattery

Shirley A. Hattery

A private family graveside service will be held for Shirley A. Hattery in the Preston Cemetery, Alger. Pastor Mark Andreasen will officiate. No visitation is planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the benevolence of the family.


Millie Pulfer of Alger was born in Kentucky


Millie Pulfer, 60 died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012at 5:34 AM at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima, Ohio.

She was born July 8, 1952 in Royalton, Kentucky, to Odis and Maxine (Rowe) Bailey. Her father is deceased and her mother, Maxine Bailey Stevens is also deceased. Her Step-Father, Charles Stevens survives in Alger, Ohio.
She married Rodney L. Pulfer on February 16, 1991, and her survives in Alger, Ohio.

Millie was a caregiver and worked for RMS of Ohio.

SURVIVORS include: 1 DAUGHTER: Kaitlin Pulfer of Alger, Ohio; 2 STEP-DAUGHTERS: Tina (Eddie) Saunders of Sidney, Ohio and Tammy Saunders of Sidney, Ohio; 1 BROTHER: John (Wilma) Bailey of Alger, Ohio.

J. Christopher Hubbell died in London, England


J. Christopher Hubbell, age 48 died May 31, 2012 in London, England.
He was born February 1, 1964 in Lima, Ohio to John Frederick and Katherine Anne (McBride) Hubbell. His mother predeceased him in death. He is survived by his parents Fred and Sharon Hubbell of Alger, Ohio.

He was employed as a Senior Presentation Specialist for Williams Lea in Columbus and  spent his free time creating the comic strip “In the Weeds.”

Larry Smith had retired after 35 years at Whirlpool


Larry L. Smith, age 66, died Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 12:25 PM at his residence in Dola.

He was born on April 28, 1946 in Mason, Michigan to Paul D. and Coletta (Hastings) Smith. They are both are deceased. He is survived by his step mother: Avis Smith of Kenton, Ohio. 

Marlene K. Bassitt - complete obituary

Marlene K. Bassitt, 78, died at 2:05 p.m. July 30, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
She was born Dec. 31, 1933, in Lima to Hubert and Fern Folk Golden, who preceded her in death. On Nov. 28, 1950, she married Ralph R. Bassitt, who died April 8, 1990.

Mrs. Bassitt was a homemaker. She had been a member of Living Word Chapel, Lima. She was a member of Lafayette-Jackson Township Garden Club and the Lafayette-Jackson Historical Society. She had been a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 370 Auxiliary, Lima. She was a volunteer at Plus Healthcare Center and was an avid bowler.

Alma Long was a teacher in Upper Scioto Valley schools for 30 years

Alma Maxine (Moyers) Long, 86, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at 11:25 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima, surrounded by her family.

She was born on Oct. 20, 1925 in Bruceton Mills, W.V. to Charles and Stella (Guthrie) Moyers, who preceded her in death. On June 10, 1951, she married Urban L. Long and he survives in Ada.

Mrs. Long graduated from Bruceton Mills High School and Bridgewater College, Virginia. She began her teaching career in the last one room school in Preston County, West Virginia; in which her mother also taught. She was a science teacher in the Upper Scioto Valley School System for 30 years, teaching Chemistry, Biology and Earth Science.