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Mrs. Alvin G. Park
Mrs. Geraldine M. Park, 37, of Rozelle Creek road, route 7 died at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday at Chillicothe hospital following an extended illness. She was a member of the Mt. Tabor Church where service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Amel Hughes will officiate and burial will follow in the Mt. Tabor Cemetery. Friends may call at the Fawcett-Oliver and Glass Funeral Home after noon Saturday and at the church after 12:30 p.m. Sunday. A native of Elliott County, Ky., she was born on May 1, 1932 to Arnold and Esther McQuay Boggs. On Dec. 31, 1949 she was married to Alvin G. Park who survives. Also surviving are her mother of rout 5, two daughters, Mrs. William (Susan L.) Alexander, Newport, R.I., and Shelly Park, two sons, Steven and Scott, all at home, a sister, Mrs. James (Sandra) Payne, Chillicothe, and three brothers, Robert Boggs, Route 5, Wallace Boggs, Piketon, and Terrance Boggs, Fort Bragg, N.C. Mrs. Park had been branch librarian at the Ross County Library for the last year. Active in school work, she was a member of the Huntington Garden Club, Hunting band Boosters, and Hunting Mothers Club.  [Chillicothe Gazette. Feb. 26, 1970].

A Lincoln County Death
Hon. Allen Parker, one of Oregon’s prominent citizens, died at his home at Toledo Sunday evening, after a lingering illness. Deceased was born in Ross county, Ohio, in 1828, and in 1852 he came to Oregon. He was married that year to Miss Julia Umphrey, and they resided in Linn county until 1878, where he engaged in farming and running a small sawmill. He was elected sheriff in 1872 and mayor of Albany in 1876. He was a representative to the legislature from Benton county in 1880 and 1882. He was faithful in all he trusts and won the love and respect of all who knew him. He leaves a wife and five children: Mrs. Virgil Parker, of Albany; Mrs. J. A. McMillan, of Vancouver, Wash.; Mrs. A. B. Hughes, Astoria; W. H. Parker, of Salem, and Frank Parker, of Toledo. The funeral was held Monday at Toledo, and the remains were brought to Albany, where they were interred in the Masonic cemetery. [Source: Daily Capital Journal (Salem, OR) – Tuesday, May 2, 1905]

Joseph Payton, 78, of Jackson, died Saturday in O'Bleness Hospital, Athens. He was born September 7, 1911, in Floyd County, Kentucky. Funeral will be 1:00 PM Wednesday in the Mayhew Funeral Home, Jackson. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Coalton. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home.  [Chillicothe Gazette, May 21, 1990. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

Service for David Penrod, 161 E. Fairview Ave., will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Bourneville Methodist Church, with the Rev. Roy Beatty officiating. Burial will be in Twin Township Cemetery under direction of the Fawcett Funeral Home.  [Chillicothe Gazette. Thursday, July 15, 1954. Submitted by Carla Mascara].

n the city of Detroit, on Saturday the 17th ult, Major William Pultroff, formerly of this place, in the 44th year of his age.- [The Supporter, 1824 - CA, Sub by FoFG]


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