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Obituaries

Joseph Zeller worked at Nutrien

Joseph Richard Zeller, 42, went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 26, 2021.  Joe was born October 12, 1979 in Lima to the late Richard and Margaret (Hotz) Zeller.  On October 3, 2015 he married Ashley Winegardner Zeller.

Rev. Ed Jarrell was a minister for the Full Gospel Tabernacle

Rev. Forest “Ed” Jarrell, age 76, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at 2:25 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

He was born on September 2, 1945, in Kenton, Ohio to the late Wesley and Louise (Mullins) Jarrell.  On July 24, 1965, Ed married Linda J. Curtis and she survives in Ada.   

Also surviving are his two sons: Brian (Deborah) Jarrell of Lima and Shaun (Shana) Jarrell of Lima; six grandchildren: Logan, Holly, Trevor, Hailey, Hunter and Hannah; and a brother and two sisters.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Keith Bolen was a millwright

Keith Bolen, age 64, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at his residence, surrounded by his family.

He was born on April 27, 1957, in Lima, Ohio to Curtis and Bonnie (Conley) Bolen.  His father preceded him in death and his mother survives in McGuffey.  Keith was previously married to Yolanda Bolen, they were divorced and she survives in Ada.  His life partner Paula Barkley survives in Ada.

Bill Cole worked for Ford Motor Company

 William Nelson “Bill” Cole, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 5:45 p.m. at his residence, surrounded by his family.

Bill was born on May 12, 1950, in Bluffton, Ohio to the late Robert C. and Eunice (Lowman) Cole, Sr.  On July 16, 1977, Bill married Lynn Goes and she survives in Ada.  

Also surviving are his two daughters: Heather (Kevin) Sanislo of Westerville and Erin Cole of Charleston, SC; two grandchildren: Avery and Liam Sanislo; a brother, Steve (Peggy) Cole of Ada; and a sister, Carol Martin of Marco Island, FL.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Cole, Jr.

Mary Ellen Hale celebration of life to be scheduled later

Mary Ellen Hale, age 66, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 10:52 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

She was born on July 6, 1955 to the late Bob and Willow Dean (Hennings) Phipps.  On January 2, 1988 Mary married Doyal Hale and he preceded her in death on October 2, 2006.

Mary attended church and she loved to crochet. She enjoyed sending “Good Morning” texts and messages to everyone on her list.

She is survived by her four children: Cann “Casey” Phipps, James “J.R.” Phipps, Angie (Kevin) Hunt and Christopher (Rita) Hale; seven grandchildren: Sean, Justin, Kadin, Camrin, Khloe, Matt and Whitney; and a brother, Donnie (Robin) Martin.

Sarah Allen worked for Alloway

Sarah Ann Allen, age 44, passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021 at her residence.

On January 28, 1977 in Lima, Ohio, Sarah was born to Mark and Laura (Neiswander) Allen, who survive in Caledonia, Michigan.  She was preceded in death by her late husband, Jeff Gardner.

Sarah is also survived by her son, Kabe R. Flynn of Denver, Colorado; three brothers: Joseph (Melanie) Allen of Kalamazoo, MI, John (Cait) Allen of Grand Rapids, MI and Tom (Stephanie) Allen of Plainwell, MI; and many aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews.

Sarah worked as an Environmental Scientist for Alloway.  She was a graduate of Ohio Northern University, Ada.

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