Obituaries Archive

James Grooms Sr., 62

James Robert “Jim Bob” Grooms Sr., 62, of Tiffin Township, in Adams County, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at his residence. A memorial service was held Feb. 9, at Kinfolk’s Landing Park, in Ellison Square, in Manchester.

Rev. Joseph Andres, 87

The Reverend Joseph Peter Andres, 87 of Milford, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, in Mariemont. He was a retired priest. Funeral services were held Feb. 6, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, in Montgomery.

Eleanore Dial, 79

Eleanore Maxwell Dial, 79, of Batavia, died Jan. 18, 2009. Mrs. Dial had been a professor of Spanish at Iowa State University before her retirement. A memorial service is planned 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at Faith United Methodist Church, 180 North Fifth Street, Batavia.

Thelma Barat, 97

Thelma Lenora Barat, 97, of Milford, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, in Milford. Mrs. Barat had been self-employed as a baby sitter. Private graveside services were held at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Virginia Shoupe, 62

Virginia Shoupe, 62, of Milford, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, in Milford. She was an independent representative for Bigg’s Grocery Store.

William Goodman, 90

William H. Goodman, 90, of Amelia, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, in Amelia. Funeral services were held Feb. 14 at Evans Funeral Home. Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, in Milford.

Frances Cook, 78

Frances J. Cook, 78, of Winchester, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Christ Hospital, in Cincinnati. Private services were held at the convenience of the family.

Raymond Tonnis, 84

Raymond M. Tonnis, 84, formerly of Milford, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, in Cincinnati. Mass of Christian Burial was held Feb. 13, at St. Andrew Church, in Milford. Interment at Vera Cruz Cemetery, in Brown County.

Judy Pearson, 60

Judy C. Pearson, 60, of Amelia, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009. Funeral services were held Feb. 13, at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, in Amelia. Interment at Pierce Township Cemetery.

Tamara McKinley, 50

Tamara J. McKinley, 50, of Milford, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009. She was born April 9, 1958, in Covington, Ky. She was preceded in death by her father, Harold Collins. Visitation was held noon to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Walker Funeral Home, in Mt. Healthy with funeral services following the visitation. Interment at Arlington Memorial Gardens, in Mt. Healthy.

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