Bernadine Sarah Hellwarth, 91, 650 Linden Ave., Celina, died at 1 a.m. March 25, 2005, at The Miller House in Celina.
She was born June 1, 1913, in Celina, to Leonard B. and Rose Sarah Fetters Pumphrey. She was raised by Frank and Lydia Fetters. On Dec. 28, 1933, she married Sam Hellwarth Sr., who died July 21, 2000.
Surviving are two sons, Samual (Nita) and Daniel (Dawn), all of Celina; three daughters, Patricia (Robert) Kemp, Dayton, Judy (Bill) Menchhofer, Celina, and Barbara Barry, Lima; a brother-in-law, Corwin, Celina; 18 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, Herbert Pumphrey.
She was a homemaker and 1930 graduate of Celina High School. She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church and its Willing Workers. She helped with the Mercer County Election Board.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Don Ramsey officiating. Burial will follow at North Grove Cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina.
Contributions can be made to Bethany Church or the Berea Childrens Home.
Clay Lewis Jr.
Clay Tom Lewis Jr., 56, 3004 Redbud Trail, Sherman, Texas, died March 19, 2005, at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center in Texas.
He was born July 22, 1948, in Fort Worth, Texas, to Clay Sr. and Kathryn Leslie Lewis. On June 12, 1982, he married the former Carol Eyink of Coldwater who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Kay Leigh; a brother, David (Diane) of Dallas, Texas; his mother-in-law, Rita Eyink, Coldwater; two brothers-in-law, Bob (Karen) Eyink, Augusta, Ga., and Jim (Patti) Eyink, Coldwater; and four sisters-in-law, Kay (John) Varvaro, Houston, Texas, Deb (Gary) Griesdorn, Coldwater, Teresa (Bobby) Poulios, Thessalonica, Greece, and Pam (Mike) Hahlen, Columbus.
His father-in-law, Edgar Eyink, is deceased.
He worked 26 years as a certified public accountant in Sherman and served as past board member of the Sherman Boys and Girls Club and director of the Sherman Housing Authority and Habitat for Humanity. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the Kiwanis Club, also of Sherman, a volunteer with Sherman Boy Scout Troop 15 and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Funeral Mass was March 23, 2005, at the church, with the Rev . Jeremy Myers officiating. Burial with military honors followed at the church cemetery.
Waldo Funeral Home, Sherman, had charge of arrangements.
Contributions can be made to Habitat for Humanity or the church building fund.
Eloise O. Morrow, 2322 Woodside Way, Kissimmee, Fla., died March 16, 2005, at a hospital in Kissimmee.
She was born Dec. 21, 1924, in Rockford, to Rudolf and Emma Frahm. She was married to James D. Morrow, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Michael (Judith), Brick, N.J., Thomas A. (Pamela), Garland, Texas; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was a graduate of Celina High School and majored in piano at the St. Louis Institute of Music. She taught piano in her home for 30 years and was involved with the family farm.
Services are 11 a.m. April 4 at St. John Lutheran Church, Celina.
Calling is 10-11 a.m. April 4 at the church.
Louis H. Pfeffenberger, 87, 840 Dorothy Lane, St. Marys, died at 5:48 p.m. March 25, 2005, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Linda Mae Reed, 80, 331 Godfrey St., Celina, died at 8 p.m. March 24, 2005, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born March 18, 1925, in Eager, Tenn., to James and Mary Catherine Waddell Grady. On April 26, 1950, she married Ottie Reed who survives at the residence.
She is survived by three sons, Jerry (Jane), Baltimore, Md., Benny (Robyn) and Nick, all of Celina; a daughter, Mary (Charles) Bister, Lexington; a sister, Lettie King, Jelico, Tenn.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased is an infant son; three sisters, Nettie, Pearl and Myrt; and two brothers, E.J. and Oscar Grady.
She was a homemaker and Baptist by faith.
Services are 2 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens.
Calling is noon-2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
St. Henry native Carole Ann Woehrmyer, 63, of Dayton, died March 23, 2005, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Death was due to complications following a fall at her home.
She was born June 23, 1941, in St. Henry, to Myron and Martha Schwieterman Huelsman who survive in St. Henry. Her husband of 44 years, Robert "Bob" Woehrmyer, also survives.
Other survivors include a son, Douglas (Cynthia) of Mason; two daughters, Lisa (Mark) Kepf, Versailles, Ky., and Lori (Larry) Moore, Tampa, Fla.; five sisters, Pam (Ron) Eyink, Dayton, Joyce (Tom) Mosier, Celina, Mary Beth (Nick) Moorman, Middletown, Brenda (Kent) Krogman, Rockford, and Charlotte (John) Shumack, Dayton; her mother-in-law, Irma Feldman, Minster; a brother-in-law, John (Kari) Feldman, Denver, Colo.; two sisters-in-law, Carol (Don) Ragalie, Jupiter, Fla., and Mary (Tom) Swett, Ridgefield, Conn.; and seven grandchildren.
Deceased are her father-in-law, Henry Feldman, and her husband's biological father, Russell Woehrmyer.
She had worked the past 17 years as a realtor in south Dayton and was a member of Dayton Opera Guild and the Women's Council of Realtors. A St. Henry High School graduate, she attended Miami Jacobs College, Dayton.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Holy Angels, Dayton, the Rev. Michael Halloran officiating. Burial will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery, Minster.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Monday at Westbrock Funeral Home, Dayton.
Contributions can be made to the Opera Guild of Dayton Remembrance Scholarship Fund, the Women's Council of Realtors Scholarship Fund or Ohio Valley Chapter 4460 of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.