Obituaries Archive

Marlene Lawson, 60

Marlene Lawson, 60, of Manchester, Ky., died Oct. 20. Lawson is survived by her husband John, son John Jr., siblings Ernestine Mullins, Christine Bryd, Darlene Claudia, Claude, Ernest, Tony and David Lawson. Visitation 10 a.m. until noon services Oct. 24 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Bethel. Interment at Stonelick Township Cemetery.

Jayne Whitford, 60

Jayne Ellen Whitford, 60, of Barbourville, Ky., died Oct. 19 at Three Rivers Medical Center. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her daughters Mary and Cindy Griffith, brothers Charles and Mike Dittman, grandchildren Monica Griffith, Dylan Mills, Noah Griffith, Isabella Griffith and Maggie Griffith. She was preceded in death by her parents Edward [ Read More ]

Anna Figgins, 81

Anna Figgins, 81, of New Richmond, died Oct. 20. Figgins is survived by her son Richard (Rita) Figgins, grandson Brian (Erica) Figgins and great-grandchildren Normandy and Georgianna Figgins and brother Raymond Lindsey. She was preceded in death by her husband Forrest Figgins and son Forrest E. Figgins Jr. Visitation 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. services [ Read More ]

Robert Taggart, 73

Robert Taggart, 73, of Felicity, died Oct. 19. Taggart was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and devout Catholic. He was a kind, generous person who made everyone feel welcome. Taggart met the love of his life and proposed at Coney Island 50 years ago on August 22, 1964. He was the Comptroller and VP [ Read More ]

Bernie Birecki, 66

Bernie Birecki, 66, of Goshen Township, died Oct. 18. Birecki is survived by his children Adam, Erick (Debbie), and Jaime (Michael Sparks) Birecki, grandson Christopher Sparks, siblings Phyllis (Dickie) Slayton and Diana (Steve Noe) Brombrek. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Oct. 23 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia.

Vatie Marie Carson, 85

Vatie Marie (May) Carson, 85, of Mt. Orab, died Oct. 24 at Villa Georgetown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Georgetown. She retired from Brown County General Hospital and was a volunteer for the Mt. Orab Life Squad for 21 years. She is survived by her husband Donald Carson, daughters Deborah Carson, Sharon Smith and Jenny [ Read More ]

Edith Stone

Edith F. Stone, of Union Township, has died. Stone is survived by her children Tony Stone, Donna (Walter) Parker, Gary Stone, Harold W. Stone and Debra (William) Kelly, 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, siblings William St. John, Lloyd St. John, and Joyce McPhearson. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold [ Read More ]

Bonnie Nice, 73

Bonnie A. Nice, 73, passed away Oct. 4. Throughout her life she nurtured those around her. While raising a family of four she was babysitter to 37 children throughout the years and like a mother to all. Her lasting impact is seen through the many children she helped become young men and women. She was [ Read More ]

Bruce Singleton, 64

SFC Bruce Singleton, of Amelia, a United States Army veteran, died unexpectedly Oct. 17. Singleton served two tours in Vietnam and was a two-time bronze star recipient. He is also a member of the Masonic Lodge #203. Singleton is survived by his sons Bradley (Robin) Singleton, and Daniel Singleton, mother Bessie (Joseph) Hodge, siblings Robert, [ Read More ]

Charles Gronefeld, 87

Charles Gronefeld, 87, of Oakley, died Oct. 13. Gronefeld is survived by his children Michael (Norma) Francia, Sharon (Dave) Ritchie and Robert (Judy) Francia, 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and daughter-in-law Sallie Cory. He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia Gronefeld. Visitation 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. services Oct. 20 at Mt. Moriah [ Read More ]

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