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Obituaries and Death Notices

Howard E. Adams
Howard E. Adams, 82, of 87 East Main St. died Saturday evening at the Assisted Living Ministry in East Liverpool following an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 11, 1924, in Salineville, a son of the late Elsie and Lela Allison Adams.
He was a graduate of Salineville High School, lived all his life in the area and was a World War II veteran of the Merchant Marines.
He was a self-employed sales representative of heavy mining equipment.
Howard was very active in the Salineville community for many years, was the first president of the Salineville Kiwanis Club when the tennis and basketball courts were developed, Past Master of the Salineville Masonic Lodge 348, was a member of the John Adams American Legion Post 442, the Amsterdam Moose and the Wellsville Elks.
At the age of 23, Howard served as mayor of Salineville from 1947-1949 and was the youngest mayor in Ohio.
Howard was president of the Southern Local Athletic Boosters and played an instrumental role, along with others, in the building of the new Southern Local High School Football Field.
He sponsored a semipro baseball team from Salineville and was also a trustee of the first Salt Festival Committee.
Howard is survived by two daughters, Pam (Kenneth) Dunlap of Salineville, Marsha (Larry) Smith of Youngstown; a son, Kim (Linda) Adams of Salineville; two stepdaughters, Kris (Rich) Brown of Carrollton, Kathy Diekman of Salem; a brother, Martin (Doris) Adams of Salineville, a sister, Elizabeth Schneider of Dover; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Donna Boals Adams in August 1966; his second wife, Mary Strabley Adams in August 1994, and a sister, Mary Russell.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kerr-Pastore-Weber Funeral Home in Salineville, with Mary Ann Frischkorn officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the color guard of John Adams Post 442.
Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home where Masonic services will be conducted by Salineville Masonic Lodge at 7:30 p.m..


Mrs. George Adhrendts
Mrs. George Adhrendts, a former resident of Chester, died Wednesday in her home in Wooster, following a several years illness.
The Adhrendts left Chester in 1915 for Grafton, W. Va. Mr. Adhrendts, who died three years ago, was assistant cashier of the First National Bank in Chester and later became associated with his brother, A. O. C. Adhrendts, in a pottery. They lived in Cambridge for several years before going to Wooster.
Mrs. Adhrendts leaves two daughters, Mrs. Cynthia Carothers and Georgia.
Funeral services were to be held today in Wooster. The body will be taken Saturday to her former home in Zanesville for burial.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 21, 1950]


E.B. "Junior" Adkins
E.B. "Junior" Adkins, 69, died Saturday, April 14, 2007, at the East Liverpool City Hospital.
Born Dec. 14, 1937 in West Hamlin, W.Va., he was the son of the late E.B. Sr. and Opal Cummings Adkins.
Junior retired in 2000 after 32 years as a co-owner of the former Russ Davis IGA in Chester. He was also a co-founder of the Chester-Newell Area Chamber of Commerce and longtime member and past president of the Chester Lions Club.
He graduated from Chester High School in 1956.
Preceding him in death on April 6, 1979, was his wife, Sally Canterbury Adkins, whom he married on Jan. 9, 1960; a brother, Wiser Adkins; and two sisters, Janice Johnson and Patty Miller.
Survivors include four sons, John (Heidi) Adkins of Chester, Paul (Julie) Adkins of East Liverpool, Randall (Carissa) Adkins of Chester and Rodney (Lori) Adkins of Inwood, W.Va.; one daughter, Cathy (Rich) Shaffer of Sharpsburg, Md.; five brothers, Lyneol Adkins of Smithsferry, Pa., Woodrow (Martha) Adkins of East Liverpool, Jack (Leah) Adkins of Lisbon, James (Lynn) Adkins of Howard, Ohio, and John (Vicki) Adkins of Chester; and four sisters, Betty Ray and Francis Davis, both of Lexington, N.C., Mary Bevington of Va., and Sue ( Kenny) Warner of East Canton, Ohio.
Also surviving are grandchildren Brian (Jami) Shaffer of Hagerstown, Md., Chris Shaffer and Matt (Kara) Shaffer, both of Inwood, Joshua Adkins, Erin Adkins, Katie Smith, Maggie Smith and Emily Smith, all of Chester, Amanda Adkins and Lindsay Adkins, both of East Liverpool, Piper Adkins of Chester, and Amanda and Kyle Garlow and great-grandchildren Jesse, Damien and Madelyn.
Services will be held at 11a.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2007, at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester followed by burial in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Friends may visit on Tuesday from noon to 8p.m.


Annie May Allison

Annie May Allison, 87, of Blossom Lane, died at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2002, at Salem Community Hospital.
She was born in East Liverpool, Oct. 26, 1914, a daughter of the late Herbert Lee Dexter and Elsie May Mills. She had been employed at the former TS&T Pottery and was a member of the Salvation Army Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Allison; and a son, James Allison.
She is survived by a son, Ennis 'Joe' Allison of Wellsville; three daughters, Shirley Green of East Liverpool, Cecilia Austin of Ada, Okla., and Betty Glynn of Salem; a sister, Margaret J. Blystone of East Liverpool; 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and five great great-grandchildren.
Captain Tom Hinzman, Major Beeman, Major Miller and Al Voorhis will conduct the services at 11 a.m. Monday at Stark Memorial Funeral Home. Burial in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
[Source: East Liverpool Review, Saturday, May 4, 2002, Page 2-A]


Beulah M. Talbott Allison
Mrs. Beulah M. Allison, 85, of the Farm Hills Trailer Court died at 9:05 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, 1992, in the emergency room at City Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born in New Cumberland May 12, 1907, a daughter of the late John and Ida Bailey Talbot.
Mrs. Allison spent most of her lifetime in Chester and Wellsville. She was a member of the Emmanuel Ministries of Austintown, Ohio.
Her husband, Harry B. Allison, whom she married in December 1929, died Oct. 27, 1985. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Denver (Betty) Shelton of East Liverpool; a son, Charles N. Allison of Wellsville; a sister, Mrs. Claude (Esther) Woyan of Wellsville; a brother, John Talbot of Negley; five grandsons and nine great - grandchildren.
The Rev. David Verzilli, founder of the Emmanuel Ministries, is to conduct services at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Dawson Funeral Home. Burial is to be in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
[Source: East Liverpool Evening Review, Monday, Nov. 23, 1992. Page 5.]


Byron Burgess Allison
Byron B. Allison, 67, of 628 Florida Ave., Chester, died Monday at 5:45 p.m. at the East Liverpool Extended Care Center after a lingering illness.
Mr. Allison was born Feb. 4, 1913, in Pughtown, the son of the late Burgess W. Allison and Alice Kessel Allison.
He retired in 1978 from the accounting department of the Crucible Steel Division of the Colt Industries at Midland. Mr. Allison was an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was a life member of the American Legion Post 121 where he served as commander and adjutant, a member of the VFW Post 6450 of Chester, and a member of the Westminster United Presbyterian Church.
In addition to his wife, Mrs. Thelma Sayre Allison whom he married Sept 11, 1946, he is survived by on son, Byron (Pete) Allison at home; one brother, Dale K. Allison of Chester, and one sister, Mrs. John H. (Mary) Remley of Indianapolis.
Services will be conducted Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from the Arner Funeral Chapel of Chester, with Dr. George Espy of the Westminster Church officiating.
Friends may call at the Arner Chapel Wednesday afternoon and evening where the family will be present from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Burial will be in Columbiana Memorial Park where the Grant District Burial Group will conduct military services.


Cecil Allison
Cecil Allison, 72, of Lisbon St. died Thursday at 9:05 a.m. in City Hospital following a three - month illness.
A lifelong area resident, Mr. Allison was born Nov. 30, 1910, in Chester, W. Va., a son of Ennis B. Allison and Annie V. Lyons Allison.
He worked at the former Youngstown Sheet & Tube and retired as a mechanic from Al Green Motors. He was a former policeman for the City of East Liverpool and Liverpool Township. He also was a former volunteer fireman for Liverpool Township. He was a member of the Salvation Army.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Annie M. Dexter Allison at home, survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Al (Shirley) Green of East Liverpool, Mrs. Donald (Betty) Glynn of Salem and Mrs. Daniel (Cecilia) Owens of Ada, Okla.; a son, Ennis L. "Joe" Allison of East Liverpool, four sisters, Mrs. Ella Raffa of Wellsville, Mrs. Mabel Smith of Lisbon, Mrs. Grace Campbell of Hookstown and Mrs. Robert (Anna) Hager of Livonia, N.Y.; 16 grandchildren and eight great - grandchildren.
Services are to be held Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the Dawson Funeral Home by Major Patricia Beeman and Major Patricia G. Miller. Burial is to be in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and tonight and Saturday until time of the service.


Charles E. "Chuck" Allison
Charles E. "Chuck" Allison, 63, of Dresden Avenue died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, in the City Hospital emergency room.
Born Dec. 13, 1943, in East Liverpool , a son of the late William C. Allison Sr. and Gladys Ammon Allison, he was a lifetime area resident. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a member of Moose Lodge 122 and American Legion Post 374. After retiring from the former Crucible Steel Co. in 1982, he later co-owned the former Army-Navy Club in East Liverpool . Most recently he had been working security at Homer Laughlin China Co.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Dawn Pollack Allison, at home. Two daughters, Kim Keyes and her husband, Jeffery, and Michelle Allison, and a son, Greg Cunningham, all of East Liverpool , survive. Also surviving are three brothers, William C. Allison Jr. and his wife, Mary Lou, of Calcutta , Dan L. Allison and his wife, Mary Jo, of Lehigh, Fla., and Richard A. Allison of East Liverpool. There are six grandchildren: Matthew Stowers, Nicholas Stowers, Mallory Stowers, Joshua Keyes, Sarah Keyes and Sydney May. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lou Allison, and a brother, John E. Allison.
Services are to be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Dawson Funeral Home, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Burial is to be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.


Rev. Clark M. Allison

The Rev. Clark M. Allison, 97, of North Meadowbrook Circle died Monday Aug. 24, 1998, at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh following a month - long illness.
He was born in Chester Oct. 20, 1900, a son of the late William Clark and Belle Smith Allison. A lifelong resident of the Tri - State Area, he was pastor of the Wellsville First Church of the Nazarene 56 years before retirement in 1992. He also was a salesman 40 years for the Keebler Cookie Co. before retirement in 1965. He was chaplain 20 years at City Hospital and at the former Potters Medical Center. He was the leader of the Allison Gospel Party, a tent meeting evangelistic crusade, and host of the radio program under the same name. He was a member of the Wellsville Ministerial Association and the Wellsville Kiwanis Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Headley Allison, whom he married April 8, 1921. He also was preceded in death by a daughter, Miriam Louise Allison; two sons, Keith M. Allison and Judson W. Allison; a brother, William J. Allison; and a sister, Zelphia Stewart.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Eunice) Bowman of Cleveland and Sue Allison Devon, at home; three grandchildren whom he helped to raise, William Devon, Mrs. William (Becky) Sant and Mrs. Mark (Yvonne) Trotter of East Liverpool; 10 more grandchildren; 21 great - grandchildren and a great - great - grandson.
The Rev. Wayne Standley of the Wellsville First Church of the Nazarene, the Rev. Larry Hall of the First Church of Christ (Disciples) and the Rev. Jack Mumaw will conduct services at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Wellsville church. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the Martin Funeral Home Wednesday afternoon and evening and at the church until the services Thursday.
[Source: East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1998, Page 2-A.]


Clifford B. Allison

Clifford B. Allison, 57, died Thursday at 11: 30 a.m. in his home, 713 West Ninth st., following a long illness.
Mr. Allison was employed by the Taylor, Smith & Taylor Co., and was a member of the National Brotherhood of Operative Potters.
He leaves his widow, Mrs. Norma Allison; two daughters, Mrs. George Hornick and Mrs. Roy Justice of East Liverpool; a son, William Allison at home; a sister, Mrs. Jessie Miller of Chester, and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. in the home by Rev. William Mauts of the Anderson Methodist church, and Rev. J. Ray Thompson of the Chester Methodist church. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial park. Friends may call at the home.
[Source: East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Friday, Feb. 8, 1946, Page 13.]


Eleanor Evelyn Allison
Eleanor Evelyn Allison, 88, of Englewood died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998.
She was born Oct. 10, 1909, in Butler, Pa. She lived most of her life in East Liverpool before moving to Englewood in 1965.
She was a telephone operator 15 years for the Ohio Bell Telephone Co. She was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church in Englewood.
She is survived by a daughter, Ruth Sharp of Columbus, Ohio; a son, Col. Thayer W. Allison Englewood; a brother, Wayne Fair of Columbiana, Ohio; a sister, Beryl Couch of Norwalk, Ohio; five grandchildren and 10 great - grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Englewood Chapel of Lemon Bay Funeral Homes. Inurment will take place at a later date in Columbiana County Memorial Park in East Liverpool.
[Source: East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Friday, Sep. 4, 1998, Page 2-A.]


Elizabeth Ann Allison

Infant Allison
Services were held this morning at 11 at the Dawson Funeral Home for the infant daughter of Richard W. Allison II and Linda Connell Allison of 923 Smithfield St. Burial was in Columbiana County Memorial Park. The child was stillborn Friday at 12:26 p.m. at City Hospital.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Connell, the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Allison and the maternal great - grandmother, Mrs. Sara Parsons Porter, all of East Liverpool; the maternal great - grandfather, Donald Parsons of Newell; the maternal step great - grandfather, Carl Porter of East Liverpool; the paternal great - grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Allison of Oceanside, Calif., and the maternal great - great - grandmother, Mrs. Charles Parsons of Newell.
[East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Saturday, Mar. 29, 1969, Page 3.]


Erwin R. Allison

Erwin R. Allison Taken Suddenly
Former Potter Found Dead After Shoveling Snow
Erwin R. Allison, 72, retired potter, died suddenly of a heart attack late Thursday afternoon at his home on the sub-station road in Glenmoor. Mr. Allison was found in the yard by his granddaughter on her way home from school. He had collapsed while shoveling snow for a path to the barn about a half hour being found.
Born In Hancock
A son of the late Charles Alexander Allison and Matilda Mercer Allison, he was born Jan. 7, 1872, in Hancock county, and spent his entire life in this community. He was a castor, and retired about 15 years ago. He was active in affairs of the First Presbyterian church, having been a ruling elder since 1920. He also was a Sunday school teacher for many years. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Maud Vale Allison; three sons, Harold J. Allison and Charles E. Allison, both of East Liverpool, and Edwin M. Allison of Columbus; two daughters, Mrs. Wilbur Pittenger and Mrs. Harold V. Betteridge, of East Liverpool; three brothers, Lawrence Allison of East Liverpool, James Allison of Newell, and Hunter Allison of Cleveland; one sister, Mrs. W. B. Thomas, also of East Liverpool,and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral Set Monday
Services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 in the Martin Funeral home by Rev. Arthur E. French Jr., acting pastor of the First Presbyterian church. Burial will be in the Columbiana County Memorial park. Friends may call Saturday night and Sunday afternoon and night at the funeral home.
[Source: East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Dec. 15, 1944, Page 6.]


Frank M. Allison
Chester, W.Va. -- Frank M. Allison, 76, of 233 Carolina Ave. died Sunday at 11:45 a.m. at home after a year's illness.
A lifelong area resident, Mr. Allison was born Nov. 19, 1905, in Hookstown, Pa., a son of George Allison and Alice Boyd Allison. He retired in 1971 from the Homer Laughlin China Co., after 43 years' service.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 142, the Osiris Shrine in Wheeling, Hancock County Lodge 14, Knights Templar of Weirton and the IBPAW, where he served as secretary of Local 124 many years.
Besides leaves his wife, Mrs. Margaret L. Seevers Allison, whom he married May 25, 1928, survivors include two brothers, Harry Allison of Wellsville and Hugh Allison of Chester, and a sister, Mrs. Mildred White of Newell.
Services are to be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Arner Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Clark Allison of the Wellsville Church of the Nazarene. Burial is to be in Columbiana County Memorial Park in East Liverpool. Friends may call at the chapel Tuesday afternoon and night.
[Source: East Liverpool Evening Review, Monday, Oct. 18, 1982. Page 4.]


Nancy A. Allison

An Honored Old Resident
Mrs. Nancy A. Allison Died Today at the Ripe Age of 88 Years.
Mrs. Nancy A. Allison, one of the oldest and most respected citizens of this city, died at her home on Second street at 4 o'clock this morning, aged 88 years. Her death resulted from infirmities of age. Her maiden name was Nancy A. Goddard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Goddard, of Beaver county, Pa., where she was born in 1820. Mrs. Allison was one of 14 children of whom she was the last survivor.
She was married to the late William A. Allison, in 1844, in West Virginia, and their life was one of happiness. They first resided in Madison township, but later removed to this city. Mrs. Allison has lived on Second street for the past 35 years. Her life was one of simplicity and Christianity and she was particularly attached to her home duties. She was a life long member of the Methodist Protestant church and was faithful in the performance of her religious duties. She was highly esteemed and had an extensive acquaintance. She is survived by four sons. Lee, George and Blair, all of this city and Steen Allison, of Avonmore, Pa., four daughters, Mrs. Oscar Bolles, Mrs. Ellen Gilson, Mrs. Mary E. Johnson, and Mrs. Harriet Newman, all of this city. Two step-sons Thomas and Richard Allison, of Iowa, and one step-daughter, Mrs. Susan Bryan, of this city, also survive.
She had 33 great-grandchildren and 48 grandchildren. The funeral services will be held at the late home at 10 o'clock Saturday morning. Rev. G. H. Sisson, pastor of the M. P. church officiating. Interment will be made in the Madison cemetery.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, February 27, 1908]


Edwin F. Applegate
Edwin Franklin Applegate, 47, a lifelong resident of the East Liverpool district, died suddenly Saturday at 7 p. m. at his home in Hillcrest, Wellsville.
He was born in East Liverpool and was an employee of the Railway Express Co.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Betty Applegate; his parents Charles Applegate and Mrs. Gertrude Applegate of East Liverpool; a son, Richard Applegate of Wellsville; two brothers, Lawrence Applegate and Earl Applegate of East Liverpool, and two sisters, Mrs. Leona Hohman of Pittsburgh, and Mrs. Virginia Lowe of Ontario, Calif.
Services will be held Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. from the Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Clark Allison, past of the Wellsville Nazarene Church, in charge, assisted by Rev. A. L. Benedum, Akron District Superintendent. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery, Wellsville.
Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon and tonight.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 17, 1950]


John M. Ashworth Sr.
John M. Ashworth Sr., 76, of Kent, died at the Valley View Nursing Home in Akron on Jan. 7, 1990, after a nine-month illness.
He was born in Buckannon, W. Va., Feb. 10, 1914, and was the son of the late Henry and Margaret McCartney Ashworth. He had lived in the Akron area most of his life. He had been employed as a welder for 37 years at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., retiring in 1977. He was a graduate of Morgantown High School in Morgantown, W. VA., and also attended West Virginia State University. He was a veteran, serving with the U. S. Army during World War II and had attended the Baptist Church in Brimfield. He was a member of Disabled American Vets, and was also a member of the Goodyear 25-Year Club.
He is survived by his wife, Vera Cornell Ashworth, whom he married March 14, 1944. He is also survived by son, John M. Ashworth Jr., of Akron, daughter, Jane Lee Ashworth of Lewisburg, W. Va; brother, Dr. Wease L. Ashworth of Buchannon, W. Va; sister, Mrs. Freda Mc-Clain of New Milton, W. Va; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by son, Gareth A. Ashworth, in 1978; four brothers, and one sister.
Services will be held at the Martin Funeral Home in East Liverpool on Friday, 1 p.m., Rev. Jan Ricketts officiating. Burial will follow at Columbiana County Memorial Park. Friends may call Thursday, 2:30 to 4:30 and 7 to 9 p.m.
[Source: Akron Beacon Journal, January 9, 1991]





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