Matthew Scott Smith, 20, of Milford, died Sunday, July 26, 2009, in Athens. He was a student. Funeral services were held July 30, at Trinity United Methodist Church.
Thelma Mae Johnson, 79, of Milford, died Monday, July 27, 2009, in Montgomery. She had been self-employed as a caregiver. Funeral services were held July 30, at Evans Funeral Home. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, in Montgomery.
Shelley M. Turner, 37, of Amelia, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009. Funeral services were held Aug. 3, at Lifestream Christian Church, in Batavia. Memorials may be made to Woodland Lakes Christian Camp.
Virginia Lou Gall, 92, of Versailles, Ky., died Wednesday, July 29, 2009. She attended Deaconess Hospital School in 1938 and served on the staff at Deaconess Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. She was also a hostess with Trans World Airlines.
Harriet P. Gibson, 83, of Terrace Park, died Monday, July 27, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Gibson. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
John Robert Buchanan, 48, of Bethel, died of an apparent heart attack on Friday, July 31, 2009. Mass of Christian Burial was held Aug. 4 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bethel. Interment at Tate Township Cemetery.
David Alexander, 45, of Milford, died suddenly Wednesday, July 22, 2009. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to the League for Animal Welfare.
Mabel “Irene” Fisher Haws, 88, of Loveland, died Tuesday, July 28, 2009. She was born July 21, 1921, the daughter of Pleasant Edward and Earnestine Holley Fisher. Interment at Dayton National Cemetery.
Earl Vinson Hopkins III, 47, of Milford, died Saturday, July 25, 2009, in Cincinnati. Mr. Hopkins had served in the U.S. Navy. He was a welder with the Pipe Fitters Union. Funeral services were held July 29, 2009, at St. Philomena Church.
Edith Mae Wilcher Cole, 75, of Goshen, died Tuesday, July 28, 2009, in Goshen Township. She was born Dec. 26, 1933 the daughter of Grayson and Millie Wilcher. She was a homemaker.