Obituaries Archive

Troy Brewer, 53

Troy G. Brewer, 53, of Miami Township, died July 14. Brewer achieved his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and his Masters from Wright State, and went on to teach for 29 years in the Lakota School District. He was an avid UK fan, and was also a fan of the Cincinnati Reds, and [ Read More ]

Earl Ashmore Jr., 81

Earl “Fred” Ashmore Jr., 81, of Batavia, died July 11. He is survived by children Tami (DeWayne) Broughton and Michael (Melissa) Ashmore, grandchildren Tausha (Nick) Crouch, Brittany Broughton, Kasey Broughton, Taylor Ashmore and Michael Ashmore Jr., great-grandchildren Madelyn and Landyn Crouch and sister Ann Day. Ashmore was preceded in death by wife Janice, and siblings [ Read More ]

Sally Back-Benhase, 46

Sally A. Back-Benhase, 46, died July 9. She is survived by children Kyle and Shayla Benhase, parents Fred and Nancy Back and Barbara Tallon, siblings Denise, Tina and Michael, and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Visitation and services were July 15 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia. Interment Turner Ridge Cemetery in Kentucky.

Rosemont Beach, 92

Rosemont Beach (nee Waits), 92, of New Market, formerly of Dayton, died July 10. Beach worked for Delco Products for 40 years. She is survived by children Linda Thomas and Larry Beach and grandchildren Shelly Johnson, Janna Chaney, Heather Poynter, Daryl Cox and Robbie Cox. Beach was preceded in death by parents James and Louella [ Read More ]

Marcia Boothby, 76

Marcia Ann Boothby, 76, of Mt. Orab, died July 7. She was a retired post master for the Sardinia Post Office. Boothby was born February 7, 1939 in Brown County. Boothby is survived by mother Rosemont Moler (nee Glover), husband Carroll Boothby, children Britt (Darren) Keller, Joel (Trish) Boothby and Jason (Belinda) Boothby, siblings Jerry [ Read More ]

Betty Crawford, 53

Betty Crawford, 53, of Moscow, died June 26. She is survived by husband James, sons Mike and Cody, mother Marietta Muncie, siblings Donald Spires, David Spires, Darlene Dumbford, Paul Muncie, Dolly Willman and Earl Muncie and numerous nieces and nephews. Crawford was preceded in death by father James Muncie. Services were July 3 at Calvary [ Read More ]

Edna Ellis, 84

Edna June Ellis, 84, died July 9. She is survived by children George (Shelia) and Gordon (Jenny), six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Ellis was preceded in death by husband George.

Barry Evans, 63

Barry R. Evans, 63, of Amelia, died July 6. He is survived by children Michael (Michelle) and William (Kim), grandchildren Kylie, Nathan, Nicholas and Noah, great-grandchild Trinity, siblings Peggy Kissick and Kathy (Steve) Davis and numerous nieces and nephews. Evans was preceded in death by brothers William and Ronald Evans. Visitation and services were July [ Read More ]

Connie Fenton, 63

Connie Fenton, 63, of Winchester, died July 6. She was born in Cincinnati on May 30, 1952. Fenton attended Winchester United Methodist Church and was a nursing professor at UC Clermont. Fenton is survived by husband Tom Fenton, children Logan (Rebecca) Fenton and Regan Fenton, brothers Doug (Mary) Distler and Alan (Michelle) Distler, brothers-in-law Douglas [ Read More ]

Rodney Foster, 59

Rodney Gene Foster, 59, of Amelia, died July 7. He is survived by wife Elva (nee Louden), children Richard (Kelly), Tommy (Brandy) and Rodney, grandchildren Conner and Chole and brother George. Foster was preceded in death by siblings Charles Foster and Ricky Armstrong. Graveside services was July 10 at Tate Township Cemetery in Bethel.

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