Melody Rae Royse, 51, of Amelia, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2010. She was born April 23, 1958 the daughter of Raymond and Kathryn Barnes. She was preceded in death by her parents. Interment at Pierce Township Cemetery.
Mary Eileen Honaker, 90, of Mt. Orab and formerly of Norwood, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010. Honaker was a retired U.S. Postal worker and a member of Norwood Wesleyan Church.
Walter W. Cooper, 80, of Neville, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 at Mercy Hospital Anderson. Funeral services were held Jan. 16 at Charles McIntyre Funeral Home in Felicity. Interment at Neville Vesper Cemetery.
Jazmine Sara Smith, 29, Columbus and formerly of Milford, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010. She was a graduate of Milford High School and was a certified day care assistant at Nikou Learning Center in Columbus.
James J. Bosch, of Milford, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010. Bosch served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. Funeral services were held Jan. 18, at Evans Funeral Home in Milford.
Albert Focke Jr., 81, of Fairfield, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009. He was born Jan. 16, 1928. Focke worked for Proctor and Gamble for 25 years. He was the owner of Dixie Delicatesen in Fairfield and served on the Fairfield Fire Department.
Mary B. Davis, 86, of Amelia, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010. She was born May 31, 1923. A memorial gathering was held Jan. 16 at E. C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia.
Iona F. Colbert George, of Mt. Washington and formerly of Batavia, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010. A memorial service will be held 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22 at South Norwood Church of Christ, 3836 South Madison Avenue, Cincinnati.
Clara Marie Cronin Larkin, 86, of Terrace Park, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2010. A gathering of family and friends will be held 10 – 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14.
Potter “Curly” Whitaker, 79, of Pierce Township, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2010. He was born Oct. 1, 1930 the son of Granville and Laura Whittaker. Whitaker served in the U. S. Navy on the U.S.S. Chipola.