JONES, Shirley A. age 80 passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Kettering Medical Center. Shirley was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio to the late Raymond and Sarah(Evans)Potts. She was a 1956 Graduate of Wilbur Wright High School and remained in contact with classmates over the years. Shirley was a member of Third Street Baptist Church and attended Memorial United Church of Christ. She was also a member of Daughters of the Nile and Eastern Star. She is preceded in death by her sister Karon Neal. Shirley is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, Dwayne Jones, and their children: Greg (Shari) Jones, and...
COOK, John age 79 passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017. He was living in Flordia at the time of his death.
POTTS, Shirley A. (Jones) age 80 passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Kettering Medical Center. Shirley was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio to the late Raymond and Sarah(Evans)Potts. She was a 1956 Graduate of Wilbur Wright High School and remained in contact with classmates over the years. Shirley was a member of Third Street Baptist Church and attended Memorial United Church of Christ. She was also a member of Daughters of the Nile and Eastern Star. She is preceded in death by her sister Karon Neal. Shirley is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, Dwayne Jones, and their children: Greg (Shari) Jones, and Denise (Scott) Gooch, grandchildren: Melanie (Steve) Walton, Eric Jones, Savannah Jones, Destinee Jones; Brandon (Danielle)Gooch, Seth (Megan) Gooch, great-grandchildren: Kylie, Malachi, and Hunter Jones, sisters Sharon (Don) Schaeffer, sister-in-law Sherryl (Chuck) Greer, Shirley's beloved cats: Tibby, Bobbie Sue, and Ryan. Family will receive friends Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 6:00Pm to 8:00PM at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-Far Hills Chapel; where memorial service will be held at 1:00PM Wednesday, June 7, 2017. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in Shirley's memory to the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Condolences can be expressed to the at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com
WALTERS, Nancy Rae (Heitzman Brown), 79, of Franklin, passed away March 18, 2017. Nancy was born in Dayton, Ohio on January 12, 1938 to the late Leroy and Merle Walters. Nancy retired from Grandview Hospital after 15 years of service. She also worked at NCR for years prior to the relocation. As a child and as a young adult she was a member of Walnut Grove Country Club where she won many golf tournaments as well as the Dayton City Open 1st runner up in 1954. She attended the Vineyard Church in Franklin. She was a member of Curves in Germantown for many years. In her free time she enjoyed reading, needlepoint, watching sports and spending time with her friends and family. In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by her brother; Dennis Walters. She is survived by her daughters, Judi (James) Hummel, Ronda (Donald) Yates; son, Ronald (Carol)Heitzman; 6 grandchildren, Michele Short, Gary (Shannon) Hardy, Duane Short, Jennifer Brunner, Susan Howard, Christy Heitzman; great grandchildren, Alexandria, Kirsten, Lacie, Kylie, Adriana, Jordan, Ashlynn, Haylie, Tyler, Kayley, Gavin, Kaleb, Hannah, Levi, Kersty, Sophia, Kendyl; special friends, Georgianna Souders, Novel and Sheryl Smith; and many other relatives and friends. A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3940 Kettering Blvd., Kettering, where funeral services will begin at 6pm with Pastor Chuck Wolfenbarger officiating.
OAKS, Daniel Ray “Bierdo” , 78, of Charlotte, NC passed away on December 10, 2016. He was born on March 26, 1938 in Belfontaine, OH. He was the only son of the late Charles Ray Oaks and Gertrude Crampton Oaks, and the husband of the late Rita M. Van Dyke Oaks. He was an inventor and successful entrepreneur, owning and operating FormTech Services in Charlotte and Orlando, FL. He loved riding his motorcycles, shooting guns, fishing and tinkering.He is survived by four children, Carol Young and husband Charlie of Baltimore, MD, Diane Oaks of Wilberton, OK, Tricia Parrett and husband Brien of Charlotte, and Matthew Scott and wife Mary of Orlando, FL; one sister, Janet Brown of Fort Wayne, IN; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Coughlin.
All services will be private
FOGLE, Gary L. 78, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his mother, LaVerne Fogle, his father Martin Howard Fogle and brother, Martin Fogle. He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Mary, daughter Helen Fogle, daughter Katrina (Brian) Yancey, son Steven Fogle and daughter Lesley (Costa) Hondroulis Fogle. Stepchildren Susan Baker, Lisa Howell and Jeff Casto. Grandchildren Matthew Yancey, Emma Yancey, and Steven Fogle. Gary graduated from Wilbur Wright High School. He received a Bachelors Degree in Science from Central State University and a Masters Degree in Science from Wright State. He worked for Wright Patterson Air Base for more than 30 years. After retirement Gary and Mary became "snowbirds" spending half the year in Titusville Florida. Gary had a great love of nature and a deep concern for its preservation. He was an avid bicycle rider, an enthusiastic volunteer with the SPCA in Titusville, Florida. and had a lifelong thirst for knowledge. He will be missed. The family will receive friends at 10:00am followed by a Memorial service at 11:00am on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Tobias Funeral Home, 675 W. Wenger Road, Englewood, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the animal shelter or rescue of your choice. Condolences and special messages may be sent to the family at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com -
JASPER, Sandra (“Sandy” Gould-Wingfeld), age 78, of Kettering/Oakwood, passed away Monday, June 27th, 2016 at her home after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. She was born on May 8, 1938 in Mintonville Ky. She was a wonderful, passionate and supportive mother who loved her grandchildren, playing golf, bridge, needle pointing and painting. Sandy was known for her ability to make friends laugh with quick witty comments and speaking her mind. Her family was her life. She is survived by her loving husband Larry Wingfeld who was by her side to the end, her daughter Lauren Meador grandsons Benjamin and Christopher, son Christopher and wife Christine, granddaughter Casey Rosenberger (Ben), granddaughter Jessica Gould, Step daughter Catherine (Stephen) Step Son Daniel, Sisters, Theresa and CeCe, Step Son and Daughter In-Law, Loren and Kristen Wingfeld, Step Son and Daughter In-Law, Todd and Heather Wingfeld, Step Son Brian Wingfeld all of Louisville, Ky Step Sister and Brother In-Law, Linda and Jerry Fitts Step Sister In-Law, Denise Wingfeld of Shelbyville, Ky. Step Sister In-Law, Jeanie Wingfeld-Thomas of Simpsonville, South Carolina Step Grandson, Lawson Wingfeld, 2 Step Granddaughters, Leight and Kara Wingfeld, Step Brother and Sister In-Law, Sonny and Diana Taylor of Memphis, Tenn. The family would like to invite friends to a Memorial Service from 11:00 to 12:00 on July 9, 2016 at Moraine Country Club 4075 Southern Blvd, Dayton, OH 45429, followed by a Celebration of her life from 12:00 to 4:00. The Family would like to thank Hospice of Dayton, for their compassion and care during her journey. If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave, Dayton, OH 45420 or SICSA 2600 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, OH 45419.
McINTOSH, Joyce (Daniels), age 78, passed away on April.13th, 2016 from a heart attack. She was living in Flordia at the time of her death.
BOYLES, Dona (Billings), age 78, passed away at her residence on Thursday, March 24th, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Helen and James Boyles, and brother-in-law, Randy Shields. Beloved mother of her children, Stacey Billings (Steve Johnson) of Dayton, OH, and Teresa Billings (Mark Arcuri) Woodstock, GA, grandmama to Amber Johnson (Jay Thomas) of Dayton, Grant Johnson of Dayton, Anthony (Hilary) Arcuri of Jacksonville FL, Gabriella Arcuri of Woodstock, GA and Joseph Arcuri of Woodstock, GA and great-grandmother to Steven, Caden, Siena, Marsielle, Lucille and Augustus as well as sister to Barbara Shields. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12pm on Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 140 S. Findlay St., Dayton, OH 45403. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com
CUNNINGHAM, Thomas (Tom) J. Age 78 of Kettering passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016. He was born on June 8, 1937 in Dayton to the late, Pat and Lorene (Schwieterman) Cunningham. Also preceding him in death is his wife, Jean Cunningham. Tom is survived by his children, Chris (Anne) Cunningham, Theresa Das, Amy (Rob) Lovelace, Tom Cunningham, grandchildren: Joshua Jackson, Jonathan Das, Carly Lovelace, Jordan Lovelace, Sophia Cunningham, Patrick Cunningham, Taylor Lovelace, Alyssa Das, Mollie Cunningham, Jack Cunningham, 4 great-grandchildren, siblings: Pat Cunningham, Sharon Morris, Robin Cunningham and countless other extended family and friends. Tom had a special love for everyone in his life, and he will be missed greatly by all that knew him. A memorial mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, February 19 at Church of the Incarnation, Centerville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The National Parkinson Foundation (Parkinson.org) in memory of Tom.
Bertke, Thomas (Tom) N. Age 78 born Aug 12, 1937 in Dayton, passed away on Nov 8, 2015. Preceded in death by his parents Isabella & Gerhard Bertke; sisters Betty (Dave) Wyse & June (Gene) Crabtree; brother James Bertke; grandson Anthony Proietti; sons Brian Darding & “Trouble”. Survived by wife & best friend of 40 years, Pat; Son Todd (Julie) Bertke; daughters Terri (Seth) Rials, Lori Bertke, Terri (Jeff) Kamm; 17 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sisters & brothers in-law; many nieces & nephews. Tom served in Air National Guard, played semi-pro football and was a Kettering umpire for 25 years. He retired from Leland and enjoyed golf, fishing, working in his yard, but mostly loved being with his family. A Mass of Christian burial to be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Immaculate Conception Church, Dayton at 11:00am. Visitation at church, one hour prior. Internment at Woodland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, as a special thanks, contributions can be made to Hospice of Dayton
Winfield, Robert E., (Bob), age 80, of Centerville, passed away Tuesday November 3, 2015. He was born October 1, 1935 to Ralph & Ruth (Bussey) Winfield in Dayton. Bob was a veteran on the U.S. Army, and was retired from Machine Products Incorporated after 35 plus years of employment. He enjoyed many outside activities, including golf and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Virginia Smith, Marilyn Smith and Marie Chorazewitz. Mr. Winfield is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Phyllis (Ruef) Winfield; his daughter, Vicki Mott (Norb) of Centerville; his son, Randy Winfield (Judy) of Centerville; his stepchildren, James Rich (Terry) of Kettering, Shelley Bloomfield of Destin, Florida; his grandchildren, Jennifer Martin (Kevin), Brian Mott, Franklin Markley, Nolan Winfield & Mitchell Winfield; and his great-grandchildren, Jackson & Will Martin. There will be a funeral service Sunday at 4pm at The Westbrock Funeral Home, 5980 Bigger Road. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2-4pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton or to the Alzheimer’s Association.
WITHROW, Marjorie E. (Madewell), Age 77 of Huber Heights, OH. Heaven gained a Mighty Warrior on Friday, July, 17, 2015. Surrounded by her family, Margie peacefully went home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ whom she has served throughout the days of her life. Her greatest joy was being with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She treasured each and every one of them beyond measure. But... her greatest love was our Dad, her lifelong love, high school sweetheart and partner of 65 years. We called her "Our Northern Star." She was always a constant source in helping us to navigate through the "not so very good days" in our lives. Her never ending faith and her continual prayers always kept us steered on the right course. And there was only one course and one path on the navigational map; that path was to Jesus. Her arms were always open wide to love, minister, hug and pray with anyone who needed it! She knew no strangers. She was preceded in death by her parents; Melvin Withrow and Evelyn Withrow (Hamm), Brothers; Delmar Withrow and Hubert Withrow, grandchildren; Brandon Sizemore and Chloe Montgomery. Margie was a graduate of Wilbur Wright High School in Dayton. She was a member of the Eastern Star. We are so blessed that God gave us this woman to be this family's Wife, Mom, Friend and Grandma. She will forever be treasured and greatly missed by her Husband and lifelong love; Bill Madewell, Son; Bill Madewell, Jr., Daughters; Kimberly (Joe) Bogdanski, Kris (Jim) Arquilla, Sonya Lockhart, Jackee (Tony) Miller, grandchildren; Christina Brewer, Falen Tames, Doug Madewell, Carmen Miller, Billy Madewell III, Brooke Madewell, David Lee Lockhart, Crystal Lockhart, Ashley Dees, and Jimmy Arquilla, 16 great grandchildren and Brothers; Ronald (Faye) Withrow, ML (Shirley) Withrow; and a very large host of friends and family. A personal thank you to everyone who called and prayed for or came to visit Mom during her last days. Fly high Our Northern Star! We love you so much and we will see you again! A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Northridge Freewill Baptist Church, 4800 Payne Rd, Dayton, OH, with Pastor Tim Hamilton officiating. Family will receive friends from 9 AM until 11 AM at the church. She will be laid to rest at Valley View Memorial Gardens, 170 N. Valley Rd, Xenia, OH following the service. If desired, contributions may be made to Northridge Freewill Baptist Church, in Margie's memory. Condolences may be made to the family at www.newcomerdayton.com
Fulkerson, Kenneth Edward "Ed" , age 77, of Troy, OH passed away surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at his residence. He was born on March 16, 1938 in Xenia, OH to the late Kenneth E. and Sarah (Rumbaugh) Fulkerson. Ed is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ann (Thorn); daughters and sons-in-law: Kathy Fulkerson, Karen and John Holt, Cindy and Barry Dwayne Geer; son and daughter-in-law: John and Melanie Fulkerson; brother and sister-in-law: Phillip and Carolyn Fulkerson; seven grandchildren; three step grandchildren; one great grandchild; numerous step great grandchildren and extended family. Ed was very active in the community. He served at First Presbyterian Church of Troy as a Stephen Minister, worked on mission trips and taught Sunday school. He also volunteered with the food pantry and Partners in Hope. He was a retired mechanical engineer. Ed was well known for his great sense of humor and his infamous popcorn making skills. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, June 15, 2015 at the First Presbyterian Church, 20 South Walnut Street, Troy with the Rev. Dr. Richard Culp officiating. The family will receive friends from 2-5 PM on Sunday at Baird Funeral Home in Troy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Miami County, P. O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373 or ALS Central and Southern Ohio Chapter, 1170 Old Henderson Road, Suite 221, Columbus, Ohio 43220. Friends may express their condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com
PADGETT, David G. 77, died peacefully, early Saturday morning, January 3rd, 2015 with his wife and daughters by his side. He was preceeded in death by his parents Wyla and Martha (Cordray) Padgett, his brother Howard, and one sister Ruby Suiters. Dave is survived by his wife Joannie, daughters Debbie (Jim) Mick, (Dayton), Di (Michael) Hoerner, (Miamisburg), two sisters Virginia Melberth and Jane Wintringham (FL), nieces and nephews, plus grandchildren Mary and James Mick and Amariah and Andrew Hoerner. His body is being donated to Wright State School of Medicine Anatomical Gift Program but the family is having a "Celebration of Life" and will be receiving family and friends on Saturday, January 24th at Clearcreek Christian Assembly of God Church located in Springboro on St. Rt. 741 from1-4pm.
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DeHART, Barbara Ann (Bowell) Age 76, of Dayton, formerly of Beavercreek, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 at her home. Barbara was born in DuBois, PA and spent her early childhood in Reynoldsville, PA before moving to the Dayton area. She was preceded in death by her parents: Richard & Florence DeHart; brother: Thomas DeHart and daughter: Brenda Sanders. She is survived by her husband: Robert Bowell; daughters: Mindy Meltzer & Shelley (Peter) Hinrichsen; son: Rob Boell; son-in-law: John Sanders, Sr.; grandchildren: John Sanders Jr., Ryan (Stephanie) Etienne, Ashley Sanders, Abbey Sanders, Brent Williams, Brittany (Jason) Adams, Jorden Hinrichsen, Michael Hinrichsen, Hannah Hinrichsen & Lauren Meltzer; three great grandchildren: Griffin Sanders, Emily Adams & Riley Adams; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends (special life long friends: Jerry & Naomi Williams. Barbara was a very kind, sweet soul who had a great sense of fun! Those who knew her, loved her. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, November 21, 2014 at Newcomer Funeral Home - South Chapel, 3940 Kettering Blvd., Kettering. Interment will follow the service at Calvary Cemetery in Kettering. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday afternoon from 1:00 P.M. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton in memory of Barbara. To send the family a condolence online, please visit www.NewcomerDayton.com
ELCESS, David C. age 76, of Sebring, FL passed away on August 13, 2014 after a long illness. He is survived by his loving wife, Doris (Reasoner). David attended Wilbur Wright H.S. and retired as a Master Chief in the Navy.
LITTLE, Thomas Elmer age 75, of Beavercreek,
passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014 with his loving wife of 48 years by his
side. He was born July 21, 1938 in Dayton, OH. He was preceded in death
by his parents, Leonard C. and Una Little; sister, Grace Flint; brother,
Bill Little and grandson, Kyle Thomas. He is survived by his loving wife,
Franciene; children, James (Lisa) Little,
Jeanette (Brian) Monaghan and Jeff
(Laura) Little; 9 grandchildren, Ashton and Lauren Little, Evan, Macy and
Colan Monaghan, Nathan, Walter, Abigail and Emily Little; and lifelong
friend Dan Oaks. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until the time of
service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Newcomer Funeral Home 3380
Dayton-Xenia Rd. Beavercreek. Please visit www.NewcomerDayton.com to leave
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WILTSHIRE, Jr., Paul Eugene age 75, of Englewood, passed away suddenly on Friday, March 21, 2014. Paul was a retired police officer with the City of Dayton Police Department with 19 years of service. He later worked in car sales at Walker Brothers and White Allen. Paul owned and operated P&J Rare Coins in Englewood. He was a member of the New Carlisle Masonic Lodge #100, F.& A.M., Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton and the Antioch Shrine. Paul also was a veteran of the U.S.Army. He is survived by his wife of 53 years: Jill A. (Barnhiser) Wiltshire, daughters and son-in-law: Tammy & David Evans of San Diego, CA, and Susan Wiltshire of Englewood, grandchildren: Elizabeth and Alexandra Evans, sister: Pam Huhn of Centerville, sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Janie & Gary Norris of Lewisburg, a surrogate son: Todd Hatfield of Englewood, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents: Paul Eugene and Marguerite (Foreman) Wiltshire, Sr. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the Kindred Funeral Home (400 Union Blvd., Englewood) with Pastor David Justis officiating. Interment will follow the service at Roselawn Cemetery in Lewisburg. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home, with Masonic Services beginning at 6:45 p.m. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or SICSA. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.kindredfuneralhome.com
Winfield, Marilyn J. (Smith) 75, of Dayton, passed away on December 25, 2013 at Stone Spring of Vandalia. She was born on May 1, 1938 in New Lebanon, Ohio to the late Ralph and Ruth E. (Bussey) Winfield. Marilyn retired as the Customer Service Office Manager for Leisure Lawn Inc. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Smith and Marie Chorazewitz. Marilyn is survived by her loving children, Jessica (Singer) Godsey, Bert F. Smith; two grandsons, Ben (Cathy Hanby) Singer and Brad Singer; one great granddaughter, Evelyn Joy; step great grandson, Tyler Hanby; one brother, Robert (Phyllis) Winfield; brother-in-law, Jack (Nancy) Chorazewitz; numerous nieces, nephews and many good friends. Services are pending. To leave a special message for the family online, please visitwww.NewcomerDayton.com.Published in Dayton Daily News on Dec. 27, 2013
SETTLES,, Jack L. Miami Township resident, 76, died Nov. 13,
2013. Service Jan. 4, 2014, 11am, Central Presbyterian Church, 4699 Lamme
Rd, Dayton OH 45439. Memorial contributions:
Association , Habitat for Humanity, or Kirkmont Camp. For more
information and to leave messages to family please visit
Published in Dayton Daily News on Dec. 29, 2013
WELLS, Beverly M. (Valentine) of Tipp City,
Ohio and daughter of Mildred L. Senseman and Donald E. Wells, passed away
July 13, 2013. She was born March 5, 1938 in Dayton, Ohio. Beverly is survived
by her sons, Lawrence A. Wiles (Jill) of Newark, Ohio, Jeffrey B. Wiles
(Tammy) of Liberty Township, Ohio, and Timothy S. Wiles (Kimberly) of
Carolina, eight grandchildren, and eight great
grandchildren. Beverly is also survived by a very special and dear cousin,
Marlene Ishmael of Tipp City. Finally, a very important aspect of her life
was Saki, her beloved dog and companion. One of her favorite pastimes was
being an avid duplicate bridge player and achieving status as a Life Master
Bridge Player. She thoroughly enjoyed playing bridge with her Tipp City and
Troy, Ohio bridge friends. Past hobbies and activities include golf,
bowling, and being chairman of various golf associations in Hendersonville
and Etowah, North Carolina, where she once lived. The family wants to thank
Evercare Hospice and Heritage Springs staff for their kindness and care
provided to our mother. Private services will be held at Maple Hill Cemetery
in Tipp City, Ohio.
SWEENEY, Ronald M. 75 of Franklin passed peacefully on Sunday, August 4, 2013 at his home. Born August 31, 1937 in Dayton, Oh, the son of Christian Monroe and Elsie R. (Jones) Sweeney, he was retired as a engineer with the Sci-Tex Corp. in Dayton and was formerly employed with NCR and Kodak Corp.
Preceded in death by his parents, brother Marion Sweeney, and sisters Maxine (Sweeney) Fry and Irene Barber, he is survived by niece Deborah Folck (Douglas) of Lebanon, nephew Michael Griffith of KY, great-nephews Chad and Tom Folck and a host of other nieces, nephews and cousins and dear friends.
Visitation Wednesday evening,
August 7, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. with funeral service at 7:00 p.m. at the Stine
& Kilburn F.H., Lebanon with burial on Thursday at 12:00 noon at the Lebanon
Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
Wright, Donna Rae (Sullivan) age 74, of Riverside, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2012. She is preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Bonnie Wright and husband, Hollis Ray Sullivan. Donna is survived by her sons, Donald (Christy) Sullivan, Kris (Gina) Sullivan, John Sullivan, and Ray (Beth) Sullivan; brother, Dennis L. Wright; grandchildren, Holly, Sean, Destiny, Kris, and Doug Sullivan; step-grandchildren, Jennifer Thomas and Kris Sproles; great grandchildren, Cameron, Kendra, Austin, Bryce, and Aubrey; aunt, Bertha Raffel; special cousin, Debbie Carr; sister-in-law, Catherine Johnson, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held at 5:00 pm on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at First Freedom Baptist Church, 3315 Main Street, Moraine with Pastor Henry Watts officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Freedom Baptist Church.
RIFNER, Linda Sue (Dailey) age 74, passed away Friday Feb. 10, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Linda was a loving and devoted mother, grandma, sister and friend. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. She was a current resident of Kingston of Miamisburg and formerly of Canterbury Court of West Carrollton. She was a retiree of Met Life (Orange, CA) after 15 years of service, retiring in 2000, returned to the Dayton area to be close to her family. She was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Mildred Rifner, sisters Sherry Ruzic, Jill Flavin and brother Todd Rifner. Surviving are her children Mike Daily of Orange, CA, Scott Daily of Dayton, and Debra (Steve) Schaffer of West Carrollton. Grandchildren Austin Dailey, Stacie and Justin Schaffer, sisters Pat Sidduqui and Nancy Harris and families, sister-in-law Martha Ritner and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Linda met many friends along her journey in life. A very special thanks to Kingston of Miamisburg nursing home staff anad residents. You are all greatly loved by Linda and her family. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Sanner Funeral Home, 800 So. Alex Rd., West Carrollton. Inurnment Evergreen Cemetery, West Carrollton.