Livingston County Michigan






ANDREWS, Emma Huntington ARRAND, Basil ARRAND, Dorothy (Morgan) AUSTIN, Jennie (Houghtaling)



96, of Williamston, retired teacher, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Williamson. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Williamston Chapel.
source: Lansing State Journal (Lansing, Michigan) 14 Jan 2010, Thur. Pg 2B


Born February 18, 1913, in Cohoctah Township; died November 8, 1998, after an extended bout with Parkinson's Disease at the age of 85. Mr. Allbright was a resident of Williamston for 25 years and was a Farmer for over 20 years in Cohoctah Township. He was a health educator for the American Lung Association of Michigan for 20 1/2 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Williamston. Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Merle S.; 2 sons, Glenn D. (Mary) Allbright of Rockland, CA, and Rev. Oliver H. (Marilyn) Allbright of Howell; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Rex L. Allbright of California and Lyle L. Allbright of Howell; and 1 daughter-n-law, Sharon Allbright of California. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 12, 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Williamston, 3185 N. Williamston Rd., Williamston, with Pastor Danny Calvin and Pastor Desmond Bell, Pastor Emeritus, officiating. Grave-side services will be held at 2 p.m. at Sanford Cemetery, Cohoctah Township. Friends may call at the Gorsline-Runciman Co. Williamston Chapel, 205 E. Middle St., Williamston, beginning Wednesday, 2 p.m., where the family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Those desiring may make contributions to the Church; Christian Horizons, c/o the Church; or to the charity of choice, in memory of Mr. Allbright.


FOWLERVILLE - George. C. Allhouse, 56, of 252 Pinewood, died unexpectedly Wednesday at a Howell hospital.
He was employed for the past 21 years by Dr. W. R. Klunzinger, Lansing eye specialist.
Mr. Allshouse is survived by his wife, Ardale; three sons, Thomas of Kalamazoo and Gerald and John, both of Fowlerville; his mother, Mrs. Bertha Allshouse of Chelsea; two brothers, Robert of Richmond, Ind, and Leo of Grass Lake; and a grandson.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church, with burial at Greenwood Cemetery. The body is at Dillingham Funeral Home.
The family suggests donation in Mr. Allshouse's memory may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church.
source: Lansing State Journal (Lansing, Michigan) 09 Jan 1969, Thur. Pg 2


Funeral Held Tuesday for Eber S. Andrews:  WILLIAMSTON, Nov. 14 -- Funeral services for Eber S. Andrews, 92, a resident of Williamston for 71 years who died in a Lansing hospital Saturday following a brief illness, were held at the Gorsline Brothers chapel here Tuesday afternoon.
Mr. Andrews was the oldest paid grand master of the Michigan Grand lodge I.O.O.F., and many I.O.O.F. members from various parts of the state attended the funeral.  In addition to his I.O.O.F. affiliation Mr. Andrews was also a member of Williamston Masonic Lodge No. 153, R. A. M. No. 151 and R. and S. M. No. 64.
Born in Livingston county May 12, 1853, he came to Williamston in 1874 and purchased the Williamston Enterprise which he managed for about 25 years.  His son-in-law, G. A. Thompson, then took it over and operated it for another quarter century when it was taken over by Andrews' grandson.  Theodore A. Thompson, the present publisher.  Mr. Andrews also served as postmaster for a time and was a deacon of the Baptist church for several years.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. George A. Stoffer of LaCrosse, Wis,. and Mrs. Sydney Ash of Peace River, Alberta, Canada, and two grandchildren, Theodore Thompson of Williamson and Mrs. Florence McLean of Detroit and a number of great-grandchildren.
Officiating at the funeral services were Rev. Harold T. Reese of the Williamston Baptist church, Rev. William J. Robinson of the Methodist church and Rev. John Armistead of Battle Creek, grand chaplain of the Grand Lodge of Michigan, I.O.O.F.  Burial was in Lakeview cemetery, Howell.

ANDREWS, Mrs. Emma Huntington

WILLIAMSTON, Feb. 19--Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Huntington Andrews, 86, a resident of Williamston for 60 years, who died Monday morning, will be held at the Gorsline Brothers chapel Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Mr. Frank Curry, pastor of the Okemos Baptist church, and the REv. Mr. Harold Reese, pastor of the Williamston Baptist church, officiating.  Interment will be in Lakeview cemetery at Howell. Mrs. Andrews was a member of the Baptist church, a former active member of the Ladies Baptist union, the Woman's club and the W.C.T.U. Surviving are the husband, Eber S. Andrews; two daughters, Mrs. Helen Stoffer of LaCrosse, Wis., and Mrs. Nina Ash of Peace River, Alberta, Canada; two sisters, Miss Frances Huntington of Howell and Mrs. Mina Phillips of Langdon, Alberta; a grandson, Theodore Thompson of Williamston, and a granddaughter, Mrs. Florence Thompson McLean of Detroit.

ARRAND, Basil D.

Age 78, of Howell. Died Wednesday, May 21, 2003. He was an engineer and test driver for General Motors for 28 years. Basil married Dorothy M. Morgan, June 2, 1946; she preceded him on September 15, 2000. They had traveled together with the Coast to Coast RV Association, visiting all 48 states. Dear father of Carleen (Kenneth) Mikkola of Howell; Basil Jr. (Lynn) Arrrand of Howell; Calkvin (Jeanne) Arrand of Linden; Dianne (Bradley) Carrick of Ft. Collins, CO; Rebecca (William) Davey of Perkasie, PA; also 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; his sister Elaine Clement of Potterville, MI and sister-in-law Donna Arrand of Grand Blanc. He was preceded by brothers Clayton and Elwin Arrand. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 24 at 1 p.m. at Hidden Springs Church. Visitation will be Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at MacDonald's Funeral Home, 315 N. Michigan Ave., Howell (517-546-2800). Contributions suggested to Hidden Springs Church or American Legion Building Fund.
source: Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan) Friday, 23 May 2003 pg 105

ARRAND, Dorothy (Morgan)

Age 74, of Howell died Sept. 15 at Medilodge of Howell. She was born February 8, 1926., in Ann Arbor, the daughter of Carl and Doris (Russell) Morgan. She was married to Basil Arrand. He survives. Mrs. Arrand was a graduate of Howell High School and Mercy College. She was a lifetime Howell resident. Mrs. Arrand was a licensed practical nurse, private care. She was a member of Hidden Springs Retreat Center (Howell) Howell High School, Mercy College (three years), past president of Howell Business woman's Club.
Surviving relatives include: three daughters, Carlene Mikkola of Howell, Dianne Carrick of Colorado, Rebecca Davey of Pennsylvania; two sons, Basil Arrand, Jr. of Howell, Calvin Arrand of Howell; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; mother, Doris Morgan of Pennsylvania; three brothers, one sister.
A funeral service was held Sept. 18. at Hidden Springs Retreat Centre, Howell, with Revs. William and Jean Tulip of the Hidden Springs Retreat Center officiating. Burial took place at Sanford Cemetery, Cohoctah Twp.
Memorials may be made to Hidden Springs Retreat Centre. Envelopes are available at MacDonald's Funeral Home, Howell.
source: Livingston County Daily Press and Argus (Howell, Michigan) Tuesday, 19 Sep 2000, pg 2

AUSTIN, Jennie (Houghtaling)
Mrs. Jennie M. Austin, 67 years old, the wife of John L. Austin former Highland Park village president, and a member of the law firm of Austin & Newman, died Monday at her home, 60 Waverly Ave, Highland Park.  Jennie Houghtaling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Houghtaling, was born in Cohoctah township and was graduated from Albion College in 1888. She became principal of the Howell High School, but retired when she married Mr. Austin in 1895. She was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority and the P. E. O. Sisterhood.  Besides Mr. Austin she leaves a daughter, Mrs. J. Richard Newman, and three grandchildren, John Richard Newman, Jr., Kenneth Austin Newman and William Alan Newman. Funeral services will be held from the residence Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Michigan Memorial Park. She is a sister of Edward Houghtaling of Howell and has many relatives in this county.
source: Livingston County Daily Press and Argus (Howell, Michigan) Wednesday, 25 Jan 1933, pg 5 contributed by NEB




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