Redman, Nancy

Mrs. Nancy Redman, popularly known here as Aunty Redman, in her 88th year, died at the residence of her son, C.E. Bell, in Athens, on New Year's evening, after brief illness. She had been a resident of this place about 13 years. Her services during the greater portion of which time being in active demand as a nurse, in which capacity she has served in many of our best known families. Among those present at her funeral was her son, J. Madison Bell, of Toledo, who is widely know in the State as the possessor of rare poetic ability

[The Athens Messenger, Jan. 6, 1881]

Roberts, Joseph

Rome - Mr. Joseph Roberts, of Kilvert, a pioneer, died recently. He served a short time as a drummer boy in the war of 1812.

[THE ATHENS MESSENGER, January 20, 1881]

Runnion, Maggie

Succumbs To Long Illness
Mr.s Maggie Windsor Runnion, age 59, wife of L. T. Runnion, custodian of the Athens County Courthouse, died Wednesday afternoon at their residence in the Courthouse. She had been in failing health for more than a year.
Mrs. Runnion was a native of Carthage Township, where she spent most of her life. She was an active member of the Lawrence Chapel Methodist Church, participated in civic affairs of her community, and was a member of the Republican Club. For many years she was correspondent at Lottridge for the Athens Messenger. She moved to Athens with her husband in January 1941.
Mrs. Runnion leaves her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Mildred Ahart, Athens, and Mrs. Dorothea Watkins, Bellevie, and one son, Harold, at home. Another son, Howard, died in 1919. Also surviving Mrs. Runnion are a sister, Mrs. Nona Glat, Athens, and three grandchildren, Billy Watkins, Eileen and Mary Anne Ahart, Athens.
Funeral services will be held at the Guysville Methodist Church, Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. E. L. Miller. Friends may call after Friday noon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ahart, Jerseyville Road.

[Athens Messenger. April 2, 1942. — submitted by Anita Hamer]


Funeral services for Mrs. Maggie Windsor Runnion, Athens, wife of L. T. Runnion, custodian of the Athens County Courthouse wre held Sundat at the Methodist Church at Guysville with the Rev. E. I. Miller, pastor of the Reedsville circuit, officiating. He was assisted by the Rev. Green. Burial was in the Bean Cemetery near Guysville.

[Athens Messenger. April 7, 1942. — submitted by Anita Hamer]


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