Leona Johnson Atkins, 85, of Nashville, Tenn., died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009. She was born Sept. 12, 1924 in Marathon, the daughter of H.C. and Merle Johnson.
Carmen “Connie” Dufresne, 90, died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009. She was born July 28, 1919. Visitation will be held 9 – 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31 at St. Thomas More Church in Withamsville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. at the church.
Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Nicholas Uremovich, 89, of Amelia, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009. He was born Nov. 26, 1919. He served in the U.S. Army and was awarded a Purple Heart for his heroic struggle against enemy forces during the Battle of the Bulge.
Shirley Thomas Orr, 67, of Archer, Fla., and formerly of Bethel, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009. Funeral services were held Oct. 26 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia.
Robert “Bob” C. Drummond, 69, of Milford, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Oct. 23 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.
Harry James Brooks, 75, died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009. He was born Jan. 18, 1934. A memorial service was held Oct. 28 at Belfast Methodist Church in Goshen.
Grace C. Light, 94, of New Richmond, died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009. Visitation will be held 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in New Richmond. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at the funeral home.
Evalou Jones, 71, of Williamsburg, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009. Jones was one of the founding members of the Williamsburg Fire Department Auxiliary and a member of the Ohio State Firefighters Association Auxiliary for more than 50 years. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30.
Prentice Lee Meddings, 73, of Hamersville, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009. Mr. Meddings was a member of the Bethel Masonic Lodge. Visitation will be held 1 – 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Bethel.
Judy A. Lucas, 61, of Amelia, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009. She was born Feb. 27, 1948 the daughter of Jack Dean and Margaret Follin. Funeral services were held Oct. 27, at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia. Interment at Pierce Township Cemetery.