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Obituaries

James E. 'Gene' Middleton

James E. 'Gene' Middleton

August 15, 1937 — July 19, 2016
Service: July 21, 2016

James E. 'Gene' Middleton age 78, of Lima died 3:33 a.m., Tuesday July 19, 2016. He was born Aug. 15, 1937 in Carey, Ohio to the late Rueben and Lucille Black Middleton. He married Shirley Ann Tully July 18, 1962 and she survives in Lima. Gene had worked in the warehouse for Scottlad Foods for over 40 years. He was a member of the Wapak Eagles and the Lima Moose. He enjoyed going to casinos, fishing and bowling. His four legged friends...

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Cecelia M. 'Taffy' Schultz Grace

Cecelia M. 'Taffy' Schultz Grace

February 18, 1943 — July 16, 2016
Service: July 20, 2016

Cecelia M. 'Taffy' Schultz Grace, age 73, of Lima and formerly of Cridersville died 10:30 p.m., Saturday, July 16, 2016 at her residence. She was born Feb. 18, 1943 in Lima to the late Elmer C. and Blanche A. Mayer Stebelton. She married Larry E. Grace March 10, 1989 and he survives in Lima. Taffy had been a homemaker and clerk, working for Chuck's Pizza and Pat's Donuts. She was an excellent seamstress, enjoyed crafting and loved canning. ...

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Gilbert 'Chief' 'Pappap' Jones

Gilbert 'Chief' 'Pappap' Jones

March 6, 1932 — July 11, 2016
Service: No Services

Gilbert Q. 'Chief' 'Pappap' Jones, age 84, of Lima, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 11, 2016 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born March 6, 1932 in Brownsville, PA to the late Donald Paul and Ruth Vandergrift Jones. He married his love Sharon Michura Feb. 14, 1969, who survives in Lima. Gilbert Q. Jones, HMC retired from the U.S. Navy in 1973 after nearly 24 years of service and 2 tours in Vietnam. He was a member of the V. F. W.,...

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Marjorie Jessalyn Place

Marjorie Jessalyn Place

November 20, 1919 — July 11, 2016
Service: September 4, 2016

Marjorie Jessalyn Place, age 96 died at 3:50 p.m., Monday, July 11, 2016 at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home. She was born November 20, 1919 in Lima, Ohio to the late Eldon and Daisy Zerkle Shappell. On February 17, 1940 she married Ira Cox Place who died May 16, 2007. Mrs. Place had worked at Name Plate in Spencerville and was a member of the United Church of Christ. She enjoyed family time and her grandkids, quilting, sewing, cross stitching,...

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Betty M. Ruckel

Betty M. Ruckel

February 13, 1924 — July 7, 2016
Service: July 9, 2016

Betty M. Ruckel, age 92, of Cridersville went to be with the Lord 1:59 a.m., Thursday July 7, 2016 at Lima Memorial Health Systems. She was born Feb. 13, 1924 in Lima to Edgar and Gertrude Fisher. She married Dallas H. Ruckel Aug. 25, 1959 and he preceded her in death Nov. 30, 2009. Betty had been a Godly wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Lima Baptist Temple She enjoyed working in the nursery at church until the age of 85. ...

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Jane Lelia Hinel

Jane Lelia Hinel

February 6, 1933 — July 5, 2016
Service: July 9, 2016

Jane (Lelia) Hinel, age 83 of Lima and formerly of the Smokey Mountains, died at 10:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Lima Memorial Health Care. She was born February 6, 1933 in Bell County, Kentucky; to the late Charley and Mayo Jackson Janeway. She married Leo Hinel who preceded her in death. Mrs. Hinel had retired as a clerk with General Motors Corporation. She was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church. She is survived...

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Beulah J Perry

Beulah J Perry

June 24, 1936 — June 30, 2016
Service: July 5, 2016

Beulah June Perry "Bege", age 80, of Lima, died at 4:30 am Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. The daughter of the late Frank & Inez Olson, Bege was an active member of Shawnee Alliance Church for 50 years through the choir, former President of the Alliance Women's Fellowship and Assistant to the Music Director. Beulah was also a member of Altrusa and enjoyed reading and loved horses. She is survived by her husband,...

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Frances L. Webb

Frances L. Webb

August 1, 1934 — June 29, 2016
Service: No Services

Frances L. Webb, age 81 of Waynesfield, died at 11:11 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Lima Memorial Health Care Systems. She was born August 1, 1934 in Belle Center, Ohio; to the late Carl G. and Lenore Wall Shape. On June 30, 1977 she married James E. Webb, Sr. who died February 6, 2004. Mrs. Webb retired in 1978 from Lima Lincoln Mercury. She enjoyed nature and bird watching. She is survived by a son - Michael (Judy) Tanneheill of...

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Vernon Lee Reynolds

Vernon Lee Reynolds

May 25, 1949 — June 28, 2016
Service: July 1, 2016

Vernon Lee Reynolds, age 67 of Cridersville, died at 2:37 a.m., Tuesday, June 28 2016 at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born May 25, 1949 in Lima, Ohio. The son of the late Neal LeRoy and Mary A. Rupert Ruck. Mr. Reynolds was a retired firefighter and EMT with the Shawnee Fire Department. Vern graduated from Wapakoneta High School and attended Cleveland State University. He was a member of the Cleveland Browns Backer and the Coot Carp...

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Dorothy  E Moody

Dorothy E Moody

June 1, 1929 — June 23, 2016
Service: June 28, 2016

Dorothy E. Moody age 87, of Lima went home to be with the Lord 6:48 p.m., Thursday, June 23, 2016. She was born June 1, 1929 in Auburn, Alabama to the late Luther Charles and Emma Josie Walker Martin. She married Howl Moody April 29, 1949 and he survives in Lima. Dorothy was a former member of County Line Church of the Brethren. As a reverend's wife she enjoyed singing and playing many instruments in church. She loved the Lord and family...

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