Area Obituaries

Sallie Gery

Sallie Adele Magargle Gery was born on Nov. 1, 1922, in Philadelphia, Pa. Her parents were Charles T. Magargle and Eleanor N. Rheiner. Sallie was an only child who loved the Jersey Shore and drawing from a very young age. She graduated from Allentown High School in 1940 and Moravian College in 1942. After going…

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Scott Miller

Scott D. Miller, 46, Upper Sandusky, died on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at his mother’s residence in Upper Sandusky. He is survived by his father, David W. Miller, Upper Sandusky; mother, Donna K. (Higginbotham) Miller, Upper Sandusky; step-mother, Cindy Miller, Upper Sandusky; and son, Seth Lortz, Wharton. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday,…

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Homer Evans Jr.

Homer H. Evans Jr., 70, Upper Sandusky, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at St. Rita’s Hospital. His siblings were Gary Evans, Nancy Jones and Norma Henrickson. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Salem Cemetery, Eden Township. Arrangements were handled by Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

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Curtis Jackson

Curtis David Jackson, of Sycamore, affectionately known as Pap, a man of deep faith, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was 84 years young. Curtis was born Sept. 20, 1936, in Thomas, Ky., to Landon and Junie. He was a graduate of Oak Hill High School in…

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James Hartley

James R. Hartley, 80, formerly of Carey and Findlay, died on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at his residence in Columbus. He is survived by his wife, Judy Hartley; children, Ross (Michelle) Hartley, Columbus; and Zaneta (Shane) Fulmer, Maryville, Tenn.; and two step-daughters, Tammy Orians and Heidi (John) Billock, both of Carey. A gathering of family…

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Judith Phillips

Judith A. Phillips, 71, Sycamore, died at 3:37 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Upper Sandusky. A private funeral service will be held. Arrangements were handled by Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore.

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F. Emogene Ladd

F. Emogene Ladd, 87, Wharton, died Oct. 12, 2020, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Upper Sandusky. She is survived by her husband, Dale Ladd, Wharton; and children, Butch (Patsy) Osborne and Betty Burton, both of Spring Hill, Tenn. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at Wharton Richland…

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Betty Corbin

Betty Jean Corbin, 95, Wharton, died at 10:25 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at Fox Run Manor, Findlay. Surviving are her children, Barbara Fite and James Corbin, both of Wharton. A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Wharton Church of God. Arrangements were handled by Clark…

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Richard Ekleberry

Richard D. Ekleberry, 82, of Sycamore, died at 12:32 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born on May 6, 1938, in Sycamore to Roscoe and Thelma (Bare) Ekleberry. He married Marjy (Wallace) Ekleberry on Dec. 25, 1956, and she died on June 30, 2004. He then married Deborah (Adkins) Ekleberry…

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Linus Billock

Linus E. Billock, 80, of Carey, died at 7:27 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay. He was born July 6, 1940, in Carey to Joseph and Irene (Lenhart) Billock. He married Wilma J. Barney on June 5, 1965, at the Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey.…

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