Obituaries Archive

Roy McLemore, 68

Roy Darrell McLemore, 68, of Jackson Township, died Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, in Miami Township. Mr. McLemore had worked as an investigator for the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Interment at Greenberry Cemetery in Jackson Township.

Sylvia Johnson, 80

Sylvia Gertrude Johnson, 80, of Milford in Miami Township, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, in Milford. Mrs. Johnson had worked as a cook in the Milford Schools. Funeral services were held Oct. 29 at Evans Funeral Home.

Marathon native was one of the ‘Johnson Twins’

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 Dufresne, 90

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

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 Orr, 67

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 Drummond, 69

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 Brooks, 75

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 Light, 94

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

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.

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