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Guy S. Johnson
Guy Santford Johnson, 60, 541 Columbus avenue, died today in Fostoria City hospital following a six months' illness with heart trouble.
Mr. Johnson was born in Jackson, Ohio, June 22, 1886, and was married to the late Catherine Massie in Jackson in 1910.
Surviving are the following sons and daughters: Walter Johnson, Mrs. Bessie Wilcox, Mrs. Doris Clark, Mrs. Allen Bryan, Hershal Johnson, residing in Georgia. Herbert Johnson. and Glenn Johnson, serving in Cuba with the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by a daughter, a son, and his wife.
Mr. Johnson was a member of the Church of the Nazarene where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Ira E. Miller officiating. Burial will be in Fountain cemetery. Friends may call at Harrold Funeral Home.
[Fostoria Review Times, Died Feb 19, 1947 - Contributed by: Robert G. Preston]


Glendon L. Johnson
Glendon L. Johnson, son George and Louetta Parks Johnson, was born August 26, 1896 an died November 1, 1950, being at the time of his death 54 years of age.
He was born in Franklin Twp., but lived most of his life in Hamilton Twp., Jackson County.
On February 1, 1922 he was united in marriage to Lucy Gilliland and to this union three children suffer the loss of a loving father.
Early in life he accepted Christ as his Savior and was a member of the Pleasant Hill Methodist church.
Glen, as he was usually called, spread sunshine wherever he went and greeted his many friends with a smile even after his health failed him, never complaining of his lot. But it was about his own home, however, where his interest and love was especially displayed, always as happy to have his loved ones around him.
The leaves to mourn their loss the following: his loving wife Lucy; two sons, Ray and Heber Johnson of Dayton, Ohio; one daughter, Mrs. Robert Preston of Lucasville,O.; two brothers, Alma Stiffler of Hamilton Twp., Bernard Brunton of Dayton,0.; and three grandchildren, Bobbie Preston, Linda Sue Johnson and Judy Ann Johnson, besides a host and of relatives and friends.
There is no death; the stars go down Torise upon some fairer shore, And bright in Heavenís jeweled crown They shine forever more. And ever near us, though unseen, The dear immortal spirits tread; For all the boundless universe Is lifeóthere are no dead.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to express sincere appreciation to all our relatives, friends and neighbors for their kindness and sympathy shown in the loss of our beloved husband and father, Glenn L. Johnson. In particular do we thank Rev. Graves for his words of consolidation, the pallbearers, all donors the beautiful flowers and cards of sympathy, and the Mayhew Funeral Home for its kind and efficient management of the funeral.
Mrs. Lucy Johnson, and children
[Jackson Sun Journal, November 24, 1950 - Contributed by: Robert Preston]


Lucy J. Johnson
Lucy J. Johnson, age 83, died at 1:30 this morning (Wednesday) at Heartland following several years of failing health.
Born in Jackson County, she was a lifetime resident of Hamilton Township and a member of the Hamilton Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Johnson.
Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Preston of Lucasville; two sons, Ray of West Carrollton and Heber of Kettering; six grandchildren; and seven great grand-children.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday at the Eisnaugle Funeral Home, Services will be held there 1 p.m. Friday with Revs. James Gleaves officiating. Interment will be made in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
[The Portsmouth Times, 9 Feb 1983 - Contributed by: Robert Preston]


Margaret Jones
MRS MARGARET JONES died Tuesday in Columbus. She was about 65 years of age and was a sister of Mrs. Thomas J. Jones, living on High Street.
[Jackson Sun, Monday, March 13, 1922 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]


Elizabeth N. Jones

Mrs. Elizabeth N. Jones passed away at her home near Samsonville, Wednesday, Feb. 22nd 1905 after a lingering illness of many months. She was born at Cardiganshire, near Blangeitho, South Wales, May 3rd 1828, being the sixth of nine children born to David and Elizabeth Griffith. In the year of 1838, when she was ten years of age she emigrated with her parents to America. After landing in New York they came direct to the state of Ohio, locating near Cambria furnace in Jackson County. November 1st 1854, she was united in marriage to Evan N. Jones who died December 23 1897. Eight children were born to them, four of whom survive. The departed was a faithful and consistent member of C. M. church at Bethel. In the commuity she was quiet and inoffensive and highly respected by all. During the past two years she had suffered quite a good deal, but uncomplainingly and with patience and fortitude. At the time of her death she was aged 76 years 9 months and 19 days. The funeral occurred at Bethel Friday at 10:30 a.m. and was largely attended. The services were conducted by Rev. David Thomas assisted by Revs. H. F. Williams, Wm. R. Evans and John M. Jones. Those surviving to mourn are four children, one brother, two grand children and other relatives and friends.
[Jackson Standard Journal, Wednesday, March 1, 1905 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]


William O. Jones
April 7, at Oak Hill Mr. William O. Jones aged 47 years. He was working in the Oak Hill mine, when a fall of clay caught him crushing him about the hips. Mr. Morgan Evans who was not far away rushed to his assistance, but he was already fatally injured. His fellow miners gathered and he was released and tenderly carried home. He lived to see his family, and died peacefully about 6 p.m. His funeral occurred Saturday and was largely attended. He leaves a wife and two children Mrs. S. E. Miller and Mr. Albert Jones to mourn their loss. Mr. Jones was one of the most respected citizen of the county. He was a prominent member of the U. B. Church, and had been elected Councilman of Oak Hill a few days before. We can say from personal knowledge that he was one of the best of citizens. He was charitable, and kind hearted. Several of his neighbors certify to unusual deeds of kindness. His loss will be deeply felt.
[Jackson Standard-Journal, Wednesday, April 13, 1892 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]




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