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Private family service will be held for Cecilia Eversole

Cecilia Raen “Cece” Eversole, age 3, of Lima, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Mercy-Health St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. 

Cece was born on November 9, 2018, in Lima, Ohio to Wyatt Eversole and Cheyanne Clevenger. 

Cece's favorite things were going to the park to swing, anything to do with water and swimming, horses and reading.  She loved to snuggle her favorite blanket. 

Private family services will be held at a later date.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dravet Syndrome Foundation, P.O. Box 3026, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. 

Funeral arrangements for Tyler Justin Kiracofe

Tyler Justin Kiracofe, age 22, of Bluffton, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his family. 

Tyler was born on May 22, 2000, to Justin A. and Danyelle S. (Holbrook) Kiracofe of Bluffton, Ohio.  He lived at home with both parents and his younger brother, Travis Kiracofe.   

He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Diann Holbrook; and his paternal grandparents: Jerry and Judy Kiracofe. 

James Monroe Fraley worked for JDR Excavating

James Monroe Fraley, age 84, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at the Wood County Hospital, Bowling Green.

He was born on August 6, 1937, in McGuffey, Ohio to the late Dan and June Dolly (Watson) Fraley. On August 10, 1959, James married Ovil M. Shepherd, she preceded him in death on June 20, 1992. 

James is survived by his two children: James (Barb) Fraley, Jr. of Findlay, and Brenda (Paul) Willeke of Dola; two grandchildren: Jessica Fraley and Brian (Kristin) Fraley; three great grandchildren: Hannah, Kayleen, and Aubrey; a brother, Carl Fraley of Kenton; and two sisters: Shirley England of Kenton and Sue (Steve) Spearman of Arizona.

Sally Jo Hawkins was a homemaker

Sally Jo Hawkins, age 90, of Ada, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2022, at Lima Memorial Health System, surrounded by her family. 

Sally was born in Prestonsburg, Kentucky on January 5, 1932, to the late Grover and Virginia (Shepherd) Hicks. On February 15, 1961, Sally married Robert Ray Hawkins and he preceded her in death. 

Sally was preceded in death by her son, Ron Haywood; granddaughter Hannah Hawkins; her six brothers and two sisters.

Daniel S. Guy was dean of ONU law college from 1978-1984

Daniel S. Guy, 93, of Willoughby, OH and a former resident of Ada, OH passed into eternal life on June 10, 2022. Born in Columbus, OH on July 12, 1928, Daniel was the son of the late Ralph Julian and the late Mary Elizabeth Guy. His wife of 50 years, Eleanor B. Guy, passed away on May 29, 2013. He is survived by his brother, Rolland B. Guy (Penny) of Marysville, OH; a son, Stanley L. Guy of Cleveland, OH; a daughter, Sharon E. Sealing, son-in-law, C. Scott Sealing, and two grandchildren Andrew & Julia, all of Clifton Park, NY.

Alice K. Hilderbrand was an ONU Vice-President of Student Affairs

Alice Katherine (Jenkins) Hilderbrand, age 76 of Bluffton, previously of Ada and Upper Sandusky passed from this life to her heavenly home on June 7, 2022 at the Willow Ridge nursing facility in Bluffton where she had lived for the past seven years.

Alice Kay or A-K as she was known was born Nov. 21, 1945 in Buckhannon, WV and was the only child of the late Rev. William H. and Mary (Roberts) Jenkins. With her father being a minister of the United Methodist Church the family lived in several places where he pastored.

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