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RICHARD BADDLEY
Richard Baddley, a pioneer citizen of Ross County, died on the 21st inst. He was 79 years of age and was a soldier of the War of 1812.  [Gallipolis Journal, Gallipolis, Ohio. July 7, 1870. Submitted by Kathy McDaniel]

WINIFRED J. BARTLETT
Winifred J. Bartlett, 92, formally of 338 Wendy lane, Waverly, died this morning in the Bristol convalescent center. She was born March 22, 1898, in Sherdon Falls. She was the widow of Frank Bartlett Jr. Memorial service will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will not be observed. Arrangements are under the direction of the Boyer funeral home, Waverly.  [Chillicothe Gazette, May 21, 1990. Submittedy by Carla Mascara]

Mrs. BELT
BELT, Mrs., wife of Judge BELT, late of Chilicothe, Ohio, died May 4. [May 6 1831, National Intelligencer, Sub. by K.T.]

ALBERT BENNETT
Albert D. Bennett , 69, of 6416 County Road 550, Frankfort, died at 10:17 pm Tuesday in Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness. He retired in September 1970 after 19 and a half years of service with the Mead Corp.as a millwright. His funeral will be a 2 pm Friday at the Ware Funeral Home with the Revs. Gene Williams and Jack Norman officiating. Burial will follow in Springbank Cemetery where a graveside service will be conducted by the United Paerworkers International Union AFL, CIO, CLC, Local 731, of which he was a member. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 pm Thursday. Born Feb. 4, 1910, in Yellowbud, he was the son of Charles D. and Mary Etta Shasteen Bennett. On Sept. 2, 1934, he was married to the former Marguerite Walston who survives. Also surviving are three sons, Paul, Westford, Mass., Ronald D., East Lebanon, Maine, and Marvin E., Frankfort; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Betty Crawford, Route. 1, and Mrs. Jeannette Norman, 185 E Seventh St.; and six brothers, Henry, N. 107 N. Hickory St., Willard "Chip" and Robert, both of Route 1, jLeonard, 610 Cherokee Road, George, Route 2, Williamsport, and Harold, Sulphur Lick Road. He was predeceased by an infant daughter, Phyllis Ann, and a sister. Memorial tributes may be made to the Concord Township Emergency Squad, in care Ruth Dyke, Frankfort.   [Chillicothe Gazette . Submitted by Carla Mascara]

ALFRED D. BENNETT
Service for Alfred D. Bennett, 88, route 5, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ware Funeral Home with the Rev. Amel Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Friday. Mrs. Bennett died at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday at Chillicothe Hospital following an extended illness. Born on Oct. 20, 1881 in Ross County, he was the son of Thomas and Lydia Fellabaum Bennett. On Oct. 14, 1908 he was married to Mertice May Waits who died on Oct. 1, 1963. Surviving are four sons, Arthur H., Route 7, Robert a., San Diego, Calif., Leroy E., Washington court House, and Earl E., route 3, three daughters, Mrs. Charles (Gladys) Joslyn, 503 E. Second St., Mrs. Carl (Margaret) Magill, route 5, and Mrs. Paul (Annabelle) Harris, 1518 N. Bridge St., 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Lilly May, eight brothers and six sisters. Mr. Bennett, who retired in 1946 as an employee of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, was believed to be the last of the Erie and Ohio canal boat drivers. Pallbearers will be Larry Bennett, John and Michael Magill, Jams and William Josyln and Keith Cutright.  [Chillicothe Gazette. Feb. 26, 1970. Submitted by Carla Mascara]

BETTY BENNETT
Betty E. Bennett , 69, of 610 Cherokee Road died 7:21 pm Sept. 27, 1990 in Medical Center Hospital. She was born March 14, 1921 in Higgins, PA to Willis N. and Louise Wisburn Bartlett. On January 8, 1943, she married Leonard Bennett, who survives. Also surviving are sons and daughters-in-laws, Terry L. and Kathy Bennett, Barry D. and Jeanne Bennett, all of Kingston; four grandchildren, Jonathan, David, and Betsy Bennett, and Elizabeth Anne Williamson; sister, Jean Tarlton, Pottsville, PA; and two brothers, William Bartlett, Pottsville, PA and Walter Bartlett, Milford, DE. She was preceded in death by son, Leonard Jr., and daughter, Carolyn Williamson Johnson, a sister, Ida, and a brother, John. Mrs. Bennett was a member of MADD and Disabled American Veteran Auxiliary. Funeral services will be held 2 pm Sunday at Haller Funeral Home, with the Rev. Willard Shaffer officiating. Burial will follow in Springbank Cemetery. Friends may call 5-9 pm Saturday at Haller Funeral Home.

CHARLES BENNETT
Charles Dennis Bennett, 94, Yellowbud Road (Route 1) died at 1:40 pm Wednesday at his residence after a brief illness. Funeral services for the retired laborer will be held at 2 pm Saturday at the Springbank United Methodist Church. The Revs. Jack Norman and Barry Bennett will officiate and bural will follow in Springbank Cemetery. Friends may call Ware Funeral Home after 4 pm Friday and on Saturday until noon; then at the church one hour prior to the service. A native of Ross County, he was born Oct. 28, 1884, in Deerfield Township to Jeremiah and Jeanette Hill Bennett. On Oct. 26, 1907, he was married to the former Mary Etta Shasteen who died June 30,1966. Surviving are seven sons. Albert, Frankfort; Willard and Robert, Yellowbud; George, Williamsport Pike; Henry, Chillicothe; Leonard, Cherokee Road, and Harold, Route 1, Frankfort. Two daughters, Mrs. Herbert (Jeanette) Bennett, Chillicothe, and Mrs. Walter (Betty) Crawford, Yellowbud Road; 50 grandchildren, 88 great-grandchildren, 15 great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Claris Bennett, North High St. He was predeceased by a daughter, a brother and three sisters. He was a member of the Yellowbud United Methodist Church and a 50 year member of Modern Woodmen of America, Camp 10323. [Chillicothe Gazette. Submitted by Carla Mascara]

CHARLES EDWARD BENNETT
Bennett, Charles Edward, 79, of 216 South Gift Street, Saturday. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Goldie M. Hatfield. One grandson, Charles E. Murray. Four great-grandchildren. Brother, Alfred. Sister, Mrs Ada Whitten. Friends may call the residence, Sunday Noon until Tuesday morning. Services 10:30 AM Tuesday at the Springbank Church. Intermittent Springbank Cemetery by a Wiley S. Shroyer. 1278 West Broad Street.  [Columbus Dispatch, April, 1947. Submitted by Carla Mascara]

CLARIS BENNETT
Claris Edward Bennett Sr., 95, of Yellowbud, went to be with his Lord February 16, 1998, at 1:00 pm in Valley View Manor Nursing Home, Frankfort, Ohio. He was born January 3, 1903, in Yellowbud, Ohio, to Jerimaha and Clara Fox Bennett. On May 31, 1924, he married Evelyn (Easter) Bennett in Calvary Evangelical Church in Circleville, Ohio. She preceded Claris in death on March 10, 1987. Claris is survived by daughters, Jean E. Clark, Columbus, and Ruth E. Thompson, Kingston; sons and daughters-in-law, John E. and Betty Bennett, Frankfort, and Claris Edward Jr. and Patricia Bennett, Kingston; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Debra (Bennett) Park; two sons-in-law, Kenneth Clark and Dale Thompson; a brother, Jerimaha Bennett; a sister, Dorothy; two half-brothers; and four half-sisters. Mr. Bennett, a retired carpenter and electrician, was a lifetime member of Yellowbud United Methodist Churh where he was Sunday School Superintendent, led the singing, and was a delegate to the Methodist Conference for many years. He was also on the building fund committee and help build the church parsonage. For 77 years, he dedicated his life to building the kingdom for Christ's sake. The funeral will be 11 am Thursday, February 19, 1998, at the Hill Funeral Home in Kingston, with his grandson, Rev. Dan Bennett, officiating. Burial will follow in Springbank Cemetery. Calling hours will be 2-9 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.  [Chillicothe Gazette. Submitted by Carla Mascara.]

DELLA MAE BENNETT (TOOTLE)
Della Mae Tootle Bennett , 75, of Yellowbud, died April 22, 1997 at Berger hospital.
She was born Dec. 23, 1921, in Pickaway Co., the daughter of Earl And Della Mae Stevenson Tootle. On Aug. 12, 1939, she married George Bennett, who died Jan. 5, 1994.
She is survived by children, Larry Bennett, Beaver, Gary T. (Evelyn) Bennett, Lancaster, Rick (Kathy) Bennett, Mt. Sterling, Judy Johnson and Della Patricia (Dave) Whitten, all of Circleville; brother, Eugene Tootle, Circleville; sister, Genveive Carroll, Chillicothe; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. She was also predeceased by her parents; son, George Jr., brother Ed; sisters, Marguerite Rhoads, Madonna Stevenson, and Freida Lewis.
Funeral services will be Saturday, 11 a.m. at the Hill funeral Home, Kingston, with Rev, Willie Booth officiating. Burial will follow at the Springbank Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Friday at Hill.  [Chillicothe Gazette. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

EVELYN B. BENNETT
Evelyn B. Bennett, 81, of Belair, Florida, died Saturday morning in Chillicothe. Arrangements are pending at Haller Funeral Home.  [Chillicothe Gazette, Nov. 27, 2004. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

FREDA BENNETT
Mrs. Freda Bennett, 36, died unexpectedly in bed at 4:45 am Thursday of a heart attack. Mrs. Bennett was born in Scioto County on May 4, 1918, and was married to Willard Bennett in 1939. They had lived in New Holland about a year. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Long of Tipp City and Miss Virginia, at home; three sons, William, Donald and Willard Jr., all at home; her father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gaines; two half sisters, Mrs. Henry Bennett of Chillicothe and Mrs. Betty Prior of Tipp City; and a half brother, Elmer Glenn of Florida. Service will be at 2 pm Sunday at the Yellowbud EUB Church and interment will be in Springbank Cemetery under direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home, New Holland. Calling arrangements have not been completed. [Chillicothe Gazette. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

GEORGE F. BENNETT
George F. Bennett, 77, of Rt. 104, Yellowbud, died 7:25 p.m. Wednesday, January 5, 1994, in Medical Center Hospital, unexpectedly. He was born March 14, 1916, in Ross County to Charles Dennis and Mary Shasteen Bennett. He was married August 12, 1939, to the former Della Mae Tootle, who survives. Also surviving are daughters and son-in-law, Judy K. and Jim Johnson, Chillicothe, Patty and David Whitten, Circleville; son, Larry A. Bennett, at home; sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Kay Bennett, Lancaster, Ricky and Kathy Bennett, Williamsport; 15 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Jeanette Norman, Chillicothe, Betty Crawford, Yellowbud; brothers, Willard Bennett, Yellowbud, Henry Bennett, Chillicothe, Leonard Bennett, Kingston, and Harold Bennett, Frankfort; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Bennett was predeceased by a son, George F. Bennett, Jr. and brothers, Albert and Robert Bennett. Mr. Bennett was retired from the Chillicothe V.A. Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Ware Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Springbank Cemetery. Friends may call at Ware from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.  [Chillicothe Gazette. Jan. 1994. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

GUSTA BENNETT
Miss Gusta Bennett, 34, died Thursday at her home at Denver, Ross County, her death resulting from a complication of diseases. Funeral services will be held from the Denver church today (Sunday at 1:30 pm with Rev. English in charge and burial will follow in the Denver Cemetery under the direction of the A.M. Gregg Co. of Waverly. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Louis Bennett and the following brothers and sisters, D. Bennett, Denver, Frank Bennett, Waverly, Miss Elizabeth Bennett, Denver, Mrs. Andrew Toops West Alexandria O., and Mrs. W.Z. Collrell, Chillicothe.  [Portsmouth Times, March 20, 1932].

HENRY BENNETT
Henry E. Bennett, 82, of N. Hickory St., died 10:45 pm Wednesday, October 16, 1996, in Mt. Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, following a short illness. He was born February 3, 1914, in Yellowbud, to Charles D. and Mary Shasteen Bennett. He was married August 5, 1939, to the former Elsie C. Gaines, who survives. Also surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Catherine and Roger McWhorter, Shirley and Tony McQuay, Nancy and Delbert Perry, and Rob Jones, Patricia and Larry Jones; daughter, Carol Sue Bennett; son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Cassie Bennett; all of Chillicothe; and son, Ricky Allen Bennett, at home; 17 grandchildren, incuding a special grandson, Scott Bennett; ten great-grandchildren; sisters, Jeanette Norman and Betty Crawford; brothers, Willard Bennett and Harold and his wife, Norma Jean Bennett, all of Chillicothe; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Leonard, George, Bobby and Albert Bennett. In 1975, Mr. Bennett retired from the Chillicothe Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where he had worked for 38 years. He attended the Brookside Church of Christ in Chirstian Union. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Monday in the Ware Funeral Home, with Rev. Jack Norman officiationg. Burial will follow in Springbank Cmetery. Friends may call at Ware's from 5-8 pm Sunday.
[Chillicothe Gazette. October 17 1996. Submitted by Carla Mascar.

JAMES BENNETT
James W., son of Isaac N. and Mary J. Bennett, was born Feb 25, 1871, departed this life Sept. 27, 1913, aged 42 years, 7 months and 2 days. He was one of a family of nine children, five boys and four girls. Three brothers, a sister and his father and mother have preceded him to the grave. Jim, as he was commonly called, was a kind man and was never heard to speak an unkind word of anyone. He was quiet in disposition and went about without offense to anyone. He was fond of reading and enjoyed being alone.  [Scioto Gazette. October 8, 1913. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

JANET BENNETT (HILL)
Mrs. Jerry [Janet Hill] Bennett, of Yellowbud, died at the hospital at Circleville yesterday, where she had been taken to have an operation performed. She could not withstand the shock of the operation and succumbed. To add to the sorrow and grief of the husband and four children, the six months' old child of the deceased mother died in the afternoon, of cholera infantum, following its mother in about four hours.  [Scioto Gazette. July 19, 1897. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

JOHN BENNETT
The funeral services of the late John H. Bennett were held at 3 o'clock this afternoon, in the Walnut Street M.E. church, Rev. A.M. Curtenay, assisted by Dt. S.N. Watson, officiating. Interment followed in Grandview Cemetery. Those acting as pall bearers were W. F. Sulzbacher, Wm. C. Dunlap, Charles G. Brandle, Major C.T. Mason, J. Harold Howson and John A. Poland.  [Scioto Gazette. March 24, 1903. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

LEDA BENNETT
Leda F. Bennett, 80, Cherry Street, Waverly, died Wednesday morning in Bristol Convalescent Center. She was born 17 Apr 1920 in Floyd County KY, and was preceded in death by her husband, John Clifford Bennett. Surviving are one daughter and one son. She attended Waverly First Baptist Church. The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Botkin Funeral Home, Waverly. Burial will follow at Waverly Evergreen Union Cemetery. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. [Chillicothe Gazette. June 8th and 9th, 200. Submitted by Carla Mascara]

LEONARD BENNETT
Leonard T. Bennett, 77, of Greenfield, formerly of Kingston and Chillicothe areas, died 10 pm October 24, 1995, at the Medical Center Hospital. He was born July 18, 1918, in Yellowbud, to Charles Dennis and Mary Etta Shasteen Bennett. On Nov. 6, 1993, he married Jewell Parker, who survives. Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Kathy Bennett, and Barry and Jeanne Bennett, all of Kingston; three stepsons, Drew Parker Jr., John and Steve Parker, all of Greenfield; three stepdaughters, Mrs. George (Patricia) Garinger, Kathryn Wolffe and Marsha Parker, all of Greenfield; four grandchildren; one great-grandson; 18 step-grandchildren; 23 step-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Willard, Yellowbud, Henry, Chillicothe and Harold Bennett, Frankfort; two sisters, Betty Crawford, Yellowbud, and Jeanette Norman, Chillicothe; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Bartlett Bennett; a son, Leonard T. Bennett Jr.; a daughter, Carolyn Williamson Johnson; three brothers, Albert, Robert and George Bennett; and one sister, Genieve Bennett. Mr. Bennett retired in 1972, as a nursing assistant at the Chillicothe V.A. medical Center. He was an Army veteran of World War II, where he served in North Africa, Anzio and Sicily campaigns. He was a member of the Greenfield Bible Baptist Church, American Legion Post 62, V.F.W. Post 4736, DAV, NARFE Chapter 315, and the Ross County Committee for the Elderly. Funeral services will be held 2 pm Friday at the Yellowbud United Methodist Church, with Rev. Ed Caskey officiating. Military graveside services will follow in Springbank Cemetery. Calling hours will be 6-9 pm Thursday at Haller Funeral Home and one hour prior to the funeral at the church on Friday  [Chillicothe Gazette. Submitted by Carla Mascara]

LEONARD BENNETT
Leonard T. Bennett, 77, of Greenfield, formerly of Kingston and Chillicothe areas, died 10 pm October 24, 1995, at the Medical Center Hospital. He was born July 18, 1918, in Yellowbud, to Charles Dennis and Mary Etta Shasteen Bennett. On Nov. 6, 1993, he married Jewell Parker, who survives. Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Kathy Bennett, and Barry and Jeanne Bennett, all of Kingston; three stepsons, Drew Parker Jr., John and Steve Parker, all of Greenfield; three stepdaughters, Mrs. George (Patricia) Garinger, Kathryn Wolffe and Marsha Parker, all of Greenfield; four grandchildren; one great-grandson; 18 step-grandchildren; 23 step-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Willard, Yellowbud, Henry, Chillicothe and Harold Bennett, Frankfort; two sisters, Betty Crawford, Yellowbud, and Jeanette Norman, Chillicothe; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Bartlett Bennett; a son, Leonard T. Bennett Jr.; a daughter, Carolyn Williamson Johnson; three brothers, Albert, Robert and George Bennett; and one sister, Genieve Bennett. Mr. Bennett retired in 1972, as a nursing assistant at the Chillicothe V.A. medical Center. He was an Army veteran of World War II, where he served in North Africa, Anzio and Sicily campaigns. He was a member of the Greenfield Bible Baptist Church, American Legion Post 62, V.F.W. Post 4736, DAV, NARFE Chapter 315, and the Ross County Committee for the Elderly. Funeral services will be held 2 pm Friday at the Yellowbud United Methodist Church, with Rev. Ed Caskey officiating. Military graveside services will follow in Springbank Cemetery. Calling hours will be 6-9 pm Thursday at Haller Funeral Home and one hour prior to the funeral at the church on Friday.  [Chillicothe Gazette. Submitted by Carla Mascara]

LEROY E. BENNETT
Leroy E. Bennett, 73, of Washington Court House, died Friday morning in Ohio State University Hospitals, Columbus. He was born April 3, 1917, in Ross County. He was the husband of the former Ruth B. Hill. The funeral was this morning at Kirkpatrick Funeral Home, Washington C.H. Burial followed in Highlawn Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Commission on Aging.  [Chillicothe Gazette. May 21, 1990. Submitted by Carla Mascara]

LILLIAN A. BENNETT
Lillian A. Bennett, 62, Yellow Bud Road, Chillicothe, died 6:05 AM Saturday, July 11, 1992, in Westmoreland Place, following a two month illness. She was born September 10, 1929, in Cedar Hill, Ohio, to Siebert V. and Mildred T. Brown Hettinger. On July 16, 1967, she married Robert J. Bennett Sr., who died August 29, 1988. Surviving are eight children, Dale R. Bennett, at home, Robert J. Bennett Jr., Harry A. Bennett, Tony Lee Bennett, and Mrs. James (Sallie) Brown, all of Uniondale, Indiana; Mrs. Jeffrey (Charlotte J.) Rex, Tucson, Arizona, Darryl, Asheville, Mrs. Hubert (Mary) Toliver, Knoxville, Tennessee; 22 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; four sisters, Mabel Hettinger, Mrs. Randy (Bonnie) Crowe, both of Groveport, Betty McCoy, Lancaster, Judy Limmings, Westerville; six brothers, Lloyd and Herman Hettinger, both of Circleville, Clyde and Pearl Hettinger, both of Amanda, Kenney Hettinger, Baltimore, Ohio, Dale N.Hettinger. Funeral services will be at 1:30 PM Wednesday, in the Spring Bank United Methodist Church with Rev. Gene Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Springbank cemetery. Friends may call the Ware Funeral Home from 6 to 9 pm Tuesday.  [Chillicothe Gazette, July 11, 1992. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

LYDIA BENNETT
Mrs. Lydia Bennett of Yellowbud was born May 24, 1838 and died October 3rd, at the age of 81 years, 4 months, and 9 days. She was ill three weeks. Fifteen children were born to Mrs. Bennett, six of whom are living, viz., James, Jeremiah and Peter of Yellowbud, Charles of Columbus, Alfred this city and Mrs. Whitten of Wayne Township. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 10 am sun time at Spring Bank church and interment will be made in Springbank Cemetery.  [Scioto Gazette. October 4, 1919. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

MARY BENNETT
Miss Mary Eliza Bennett, better known to her friends as Miss Minnie Bennett, died at one pm on Saturday, December 21 [1929]. She was the daughter of Thomas Van Swearingen Bennett and Mary Crouse Bennett, and was born in this city, October 11, 1851. Most of her life was spent at the old Crouse homestead near Kinnickinnick. She leaves to mourn her loss, one brother, John Crouse Bennett, of Kinnickinnick, and two nieces, Miss Florence Van Swearingen Bennett and Mrs. Clark Rice. Funeral services will be held at the home of her cousin, Miss Martha Bennett, at 10:30 Tuesday morning. Burial will be in Grandview. The Rev. H.J. Buckingham, rector of St. Paul's church, of which church Miss Bennett was communicant, will be in charge the services.  [Scioto Gazette. December 22, 1929. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

MARY BENNETT
Mrs. Mary Etta Bennett, 78, of Route 1, died Thursday night in Chillicothe Hospital after an extended illness. Mrs. Bennett was a member of the Yellowbud EUB Church and an honorary member of the Modern Woodmen of America Camp 10323. She was born July 14, 1887, in Ross county to Robert and Nancy Murphy Shasteen. On Oct. 29, 1907, she was married to Charles D. Bennett, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Herbert (Jeanette) Norman of Carroll and Mrs. Betty Crawford of Route 1: seven sons, Albert and Harold of Frankfort. Route 1. Willard of Route 1. Leonard of Route 4, Henry of Chillicothe, and George and Robert of Williamsport. Route 2: 45 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren: two sisters; Mrs. George Oda Arledge of Chillicothe and Mrs. Merle (Sarah) Croft of Columbus; and a brother, Charles Shasteen of Route 1. A daughter, a sister, and a brother preceded her in death. Service will be a 2 pm Sunday in the Spring Bank Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
[Submitted by Carla Mascara].

ROBERT BENNETT
Robert J. Bennett Sr., 68, of 629 Yellowbud Road, Yellowbud, died unexpectedly at 3:48 am August 29, 1988, at his residence. He was born December 28, 1919, in Yellowbud to Charles Dennis and Mary E. Shasteen Bennett. On July 16, 1967, he married the former Lilian A. Hettinger, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Robert J. Bennett Jr., Harry A. Bennett, Tony Lee Bennett, all of Uniondale, Ind., Darryl Ward, Ashville, and Dale R. Bennett, at home; daughters, Mrs. James (Sally) Brown, Uniondale, Ind., Mrs. Jeffrey (Charlotte J.) Rex, Keystone, Ind., and Mrs. Hubert (Mary) Toliver, Uniondale, Ind.; 18 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Jeanette B. Norman, Chillicothe, and Mrs. Betty A. Crawford, Yellowbud; five brothers, Willard D. and George F. Bennett, both of Yellowbud, Henry E. and Leonard T. Bennett, both of Chillicothe, and Harold W. Bennett, Frankfort; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a grandson, Matthew M. Long; a brother, Albert Bennett; and a sister, Genevive Bennett. [section missing] [The funeral will be held] Thursday in Springbank United Methodist Church with Rev. Jack Norman officiating. Burial will following in Springbank Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ware Funeral Home 5-9 pm Wednesday.  [Submitted by Carla Mascara].

RONALD BENNETT
Ronald D Bennett, 58, retired Navy, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, of Route 202, died Monday evening at Portsmouth New Hampshire Regional Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born December 11, 1937, in Lancaster, Ohio, a son of Albert and Marguertie Walston Bennett. He entered the Navy in 1955, and retired as a Chief Petty Officer in 1974. He was a member of the Seabees. In 1960, he spent a year in Antarctica. His tours included Guam, Cuba, Thailand, Newfoundland, Rhode Island and Portsmouth, VA. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam. After retiring from the Navy, he was employed as a pipefitter at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard until 1993. He loved his family, gardening, fishing, hunting, and reading. He is survived by his mother of Frankfort, Ohio; his wife of thirty six years, Juanita (Lytle) Bennett; three daughters, Mrs. Garth (Jeanne) Adams, of Gray, Rhonda Bennett, Raymond and Jenna Daniels, of E. Lebanon; a grandson, Alexander Adams, of Gray; and two brothers, Paul, of E. Lebanon, and Marvin, of Frankfort, Ohio.  [Submitted by Carla Mascara].


TERRY BENNETT
Terry L. Bennett, 48, of 8358 St. Rt. 159, Chillicothe, died 11 am September 23, 1996, at his residence. He was born July 22, 1948, in Chillicothe, to Leonard T. and Betty Bartlett Bennett. On April 2, 1968, he married Kathy Immell, who survives. Also surviving is a daughter, Betsy Bennett, of Gahanna, Ohio; brother and sister-in-law, Barry and Jeanne, of Kingston; nieces and nephews, Jonathan and David Bennett, Beth Anne Lowman, Rodney, Rusty and Katie Wiget and Jessica C.J. Immell. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Leonard , Jr.; and a sister Carolyn Johnson. Mr. Bennett was a former clerk for Green Township for twenty years and a former member of the modern Woodman of America and a member of Kingston United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held 11 am Thursday, September 26, 1996, at Haller Funeral Home, with Rev. Michael Berne officiating. Burial will follow in Springbank Cemetery, Yellowbud. Calling hours will be 5-9 pm Wednesday at Haller's.   Chillicothe Gazette. September 24, 1996. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

THOMAS BENNETT
Thomas Bennett died at his home in Yellowbud at 2 o'clock this morning, after a four days illness with cerebral hemorrhage. The deceased was 69 years of age and leaves a wife and six children, five sons and one daughter, to mourn his demise.  The funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Springbank church, Rev. Peitsmeyer officiating. Interment will take place in Springbank Cemetery.  [Scioto Gazette. March 26, 1903. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

WILLARD BENNETT
Willard D. "Chip" Bennett Sr., 87, of Yellowbud, died at 2:40 am Tuesday, April 25, 2000, in the Adena Regional Medical Center following a short illness. He was born May 1, 1912, in Yellowbud, to the late Charles and Mary Shasteen Bennett. He was married April 19, 1938, to Freda Gaines, who died July 15, 1954. Surviving are sons and daughers-in-law, William and Barbara Bennett, Troy, Ohio, and Willard Jr. and Sharon Bennett; and son, Donald Bennett, all of Yellowbud; daughter and son-in-law, Hazel and Bob Doseck, Piqua, Ohio; daughter, Virginia Arthurs, Yellowbud; 19 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, 15 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Jeanette Norman, Chillicothe, and Betty Crawford, Yellowbud; brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Norma Jean Bennett, Frankfort, Ohio; sisters-in-law, Marguerite Bennett, Frankfort, and Elsie Bennett, Chillicothe; many nieces, nephews and friends; and good friend, Mary Harp, Yellowbud. He was predeceased by daughters, Alice and Mona Sue Bennett; a sister and five brothers. He loved gardening, fishing and his grandchildren. Willard was a member of the I.U.E. Union having retired in 1972 from General Motors in Marine City where he had worked for 24 Years. He was a member of the Yellowbud United Methodist Church where funeral services will be held at 1 pm Friday with Rev. Gene Williams and Rev. Jack Norman officiating. Burial will follow in Springbank Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ware Funeral home from 5-8 pm Thursday. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Union Township Fire Department #3, c/o Bob Cockrell, 25106 St. Rt. 104, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601.

LLOYD CALVIN BETHEL
Lloyd Calvin Bethel, son of Mrs. and Mrs. Clarence Bethel of Western Avenue, passed away at the residence Sunday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock with pneumonia, following an illness of two weeks. He was born in Chillicothe July 7, 1929 and is survived by his sorrowing parents, two brothers, Wayne and Carl and one sister, Virginia, at home. Funeral services will be held from the Church of Christian Union Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock wit Rev. E. A. Keaton officiating Interment will be made in Greenlawn cemetery.  [The Scioto Gazette, April 14, 1930. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

GLADYS M. BENNETT
Funeral service for Mrs.Gladys M. Joslyn, 59, of 503 E. Second St. will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Ware Funeral Home. The Rev. Amel Hughes will officiate, with burial following in Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. today. She died at 8 a.m. Saturday in Mt. Carmel Hospital West, Columbus, following a two month illness. She was the daughter of Alfred and Mertice M. Waits Bennett, born on Nov. 25, 1913 in Chillicothe. On April 6, 1932, she married Charles H. Joslyn, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, William R., 104 Prospect St., and James E., 505 E. second St.; two grandsons, J.W. and Hal R. Joslyn, both of 104 Prospect St.; two sisters, Mrs. Carl E. (Margaret) Magill, Route 8, and Mrs. Paul (Annabelle) Harris, Chillicothe; four brothers Arthur H. Bennett, Route 10, Robert A. Bennett, San Diego, Calif., Leroy E. Bennett, Washing Court House, and Earl e. Bennett, Route 3; and several nieces and nephews. [Chillicothe Gazette. September 2, 1988. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

Mrs. ARTIE MAE BEYERLY
Mrs. Artie Mae Beyerly, 81, widow of attorney Wade J. Beyerly Sr., died at 11:56 p.m. Wednesday at the home of a daughter, Mrs., Fred Byers, 248 W. second St. She had been ill about two days. Born at Richmond Dale on Oct. 5, 1872, she was a daughter of Jacob and Samantha leach on Jan. 31, 1891, and he died on Ag. 15,1945. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Ester G. Poore of Lakewood, Mrs. Helen S. Byrd of Sanderson, Texas, Mrs. Grace M. Bergman of Chillicothe, and Mrs. Byers, with whom she resided; five sons, Clare of Baltimore, Md., Harold S. a member of the U.S. diplomatic corps at Madrid, Spain, Capt. Irwin F., with the navy at San Francisco, Wade J. Jr., and Robert F., both of Chillicothe; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A son, Kenneth, and two brothers, Elmer Sigler of Huntington, w. Va., and Zoa Sigler of Richmond Dale, predeceased her. Mrs. Beyerly was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ware Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Harold B. Weir officiating, and interment will be in Grandview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Friday.  [Chillicothe Gazette. Thursday, July 15, 1954. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

CHARLES BLISS
Charles F. Bliss, 67, formerly of Florida, died 10:40 pm Sunday, April 26, 1992, in Winter Song Village, Washington C.H., following several months illness. He was born Jan. 31, 1925, in Pickaway County to Edward C. and Ocie Violet Bliss. He is survived by a son, James Bliss, Oklawaha, Fla.; two grandchildren; a sister, Wilma Stallsmith; a brother, Paul and his wife, Blanche Bliss, all of Chillicothe; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, his mother, Ocie Price; a brother and two sisters. Mr. Bliss was a carpenter and a plasterer and had served in the Navy during World War II. Following cremation, burial will be at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of the Ware Funeral Home.  [Chillicothe Gazette. April 27, 1992]

EDWARD C. BLISS
Edward C. Bliss, 62, died at 1:30 am, Wednesday, at his home in Govens, near here, following a short illness. Besides his wife, Nancy, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Robert Lewis of Vanceburg and Mrs. Jack miller of Chillicothe; a son, Paul, at home; two brothers, George of Waverly and Ross of Beaver; two sisters, Mrs. And Mrs. Joseph Williamson of Rose Vulgamore of Wakefield Mill, N.Y. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Saturday at Bailey's Chapel with Rev. Lonnie Murray officiating. Burial will follow in the chapel cemetery under the direction of A.M. Gregg, local funeral director.  [unknown newspaper/date -  Contributed by Carla Mascara]

ISAAC BRINK
On the 29th ult. in the 55th year of his age, Major Isaac Brink, of this county.  [Nov. 8, 1823, The Supporter; CA, Sub by FoFG]

ALBERT A. BROCKMEYER
Albert Augustine Brockmeyer, 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Brockmeyer, Brown Road, a mile south of Greenlawn Cemetery, died from spinal meningitis, Sunday in Children's Hospital. His illness was due to a bruise suffered when his head hit the top of an auto in which he was riding in as it went over a bump on the road. Three brothers, Elroy, Wayne and Clyde, also survive. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, at the residence. Burial will be in Chillicothe by the Egan Company.-Ohio State Journal. Mr. and Mrs. John Brockmeyer were former residents of the city.  [Scioto Gazette, Feb. 11, 1929. Chillicothe, Ohio. Submitted by Carla Mascara]


JOSEPH BUTLER
(Dec. 13, 1823) Died in Zanesville, Joseph Butler, aged 32, on 4th. [The Supporter, Chillicothe, OH - CA, Sub by FoFG]  

 




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