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Obituaries and Death Notices



Lockwood Jennings
Obituary appeared in The Lima News Sep 30, 1991
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Jul 5, 1912 in Hardin Co, to John & Grace Ireland Jennings
Married: Mae Haynes for 38 years
Occupation: retired after 25 yrs. as supervisor at Selected Theatres Corp
Died: Sep 29, 1991 at Lima Memorial Hospital
Survived by: 1 sister
Military: WWII Army Veteran
Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Ada

James M. Johnson
ALGER. Nov. 2 - James M. Johnson, 81, of Alger, died at 8 a. m. Saturday at the Hardin-co hospital from a heart ailment after a four week illness. A native of Fairfield-co, Johnson spent most of his life in Hardin-co. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Josephine Lay, of Alger, Mrs. Ira Hoover, of Huntington, Ind.; five brothers, Wesley Johnson, of Kenton; Frank, of Lima; Lewis and Grant, of Alger; and Fred, of Ridgeway. Burial will be in the Alger cemetery.
[Lima News, Nov 2, 1940]

Richard M Johnson
Obituary appeared in The Lima News Apr 22, 1997
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Nov 2, 1917 in Ada to Cecil & Sadie Morman Johnson
Married: Barbara A Cox for 31 years
Occupation: refuse hauler for the former Umphress Refuse Service, Ada
Died: Apr 21, 1997 in Lima Memorial Hospital
Survived by: wife; 2 daughters; 7 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren
Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Ada

Mary A. Jones
Obituary appeared in The Lima News Aug 11, 1977
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: July 1, 1906 in Magoffin Co, Ky., she was a daughter of Branch and Elizabeth (Pitts) Higgins
Married: Green Jones
Died: Aug 10, 1977 San Antonio Nursing Facility, Kenton
Survived by: husband; 1 son; 5 daughters; 23 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers; 3 sisters
Burial: Preston Cemetery

Darrell Jordan
Obituary appeared in The Lima News Jan 20, 1981
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: July 27, 1915, in Hardin County to Thurman and Grace Sherman Jordan
Married: Georgia Williams
Occupation: former owner of Jordan's Corner Market, he had a rural milk route and was a farmer.
Died: Jan 19, 1981 at his home in Port Charlotte, Fla
Survived by: wife; 2 daughters; 7 grandchildren; 1 brother 2 sisters
Burial: Grove Cemetery, Kenton

Kenneth E. Jury
Services for Kenneth E. "Kelly" Jury will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Clark Shields Funeral Home in Forest by Pastor Dennis Livingston. Burial will be in Hueston Cemetery.
Friends may call at 12:30 p.m. until time of services Wednesday. He died at 11:35 p.m. Sunday Feb. 14, 2010 at Birchaven Village, Findlay.
He was born Sept. 22, 1921 in Nevada to the late Floyd L. and Margaret L. (Keller) Jury. He married Lois Jean Poling on Nov. 9, 1949 and she preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 2010.
Surviving are two daughters, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and a sister.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Jury and a daughter, Marilyn J. (Jury) Keating. Kelly was in the armed services from 1943-1946. It was here his love of flying began. Later in life, he enjoyed flying remote-controlled planes with guys at Phillips' airstrip and found much pleasure in piloting his own planes for many years. He was proud to be an honorary member of The Top of Ohio Pilots Association of Bellefontaine. He was co-owner of the Chat and Chew Restaurant in Forest and K and K Trailer Sales. He also owned and operated a Marathon truck route for many years until his retirement in 1980. His last business venture was as co-owner of Custom Probe Company. He was a member of the Kenton Moose Lodge and Forest American Legion Post 259.
Kelly was a proud 60-year member of the Masons, and the Elks where he eagerly engaged in his passion for playing cards. He was a member of the Forest Auxiliary Police as well. His credo was to do good deeds whenever and wherever possible and try to learn something new each day. Kelly looked on the bright side of life. His upbeat, positive, never-give-up attitude, which he shared with his buddies at the Tree Town Roundtable, will be missed by friends and family alike.
[Kenton Times Feb 16, 2010]




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