The Coshocton County Beacon February 13, 2019 - Page 6

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CAR-0418-03357 6 THE BEACON Rick “Mousie” (Becky) Miller of Coshocton and Don- nie (Jan) Miller of Johnstown; Grandchildren, Amanda (Matt) Sonk, Jason (Kacie) Miller, Bobby (Jenn) Miller, Craig (Amber) Summers, Justin (Sarah) Huntington, Brittany Richard, Chris (Shana) Miller, Nathan Miller and Nicole Miller; 14 great-grandchildren; Siblings, Jack (Marie) Brown, Bryan (Brenda) Brown, Kathy Price and Patty Boyd; Sisters-in-law, Ruth (John) Hixon and Linda Brown; Brothers-in-law, Bud Syler and Bob Kobel. Along with her husband, she is preceded in death by her grandchildren, Loren Miller and Jayanne Zeigler; Siblings, Mozelle Kobel, James “Buck” Brown, Lorene Shrimplin and Bill Brown; In laws, Walter Miller, Kate Syler, Jerry Shrimplin and Betty Brown. Calling hours were held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in West Lafayette from 2pm to 6pm. Th e funeral service was held at the First Bap- tist Church in West Lafayette on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 1pm with Reverend Don Silverthorne offi ciating. Th ere will be calling hours one hour prior to the service on Monday. Burial followed at Fairfi eld Cemetery. In lieu of fl owers, contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church at 688 East Main St West Lafayette, Ohio 43845 An online memorial can be viewed at www.given- dawson-paisleyfh.com. Presbyterians install new pastor COSHOCTON - David M. McCormick, 67, of Coshocton passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, Feb- ruary 11, 2019. Arrangements were pending at press time with Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home. Please visit their website for complete details. Rushing COSHOCTON- Don Clare Rushing, 65, passed away at OSUCCC James on February 5, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Brenda (Cochran), and his daughters Ashley (Christopher) Cox, and Lacey (Chaz) Gustines. Don was born in Somerset, Ohio on January 17, 1954 and moved to Coshocton County in 1968. He graduated from River View High School in 1972 and went on to join the United States Air Force in 1973. He served 14 years until he was honorably discharged as a Master Sergeant. Don retired from AK Steel after 30 years of employment. Don was an avid drag racer and race car fabrica- tor. He also had a great love for motorcycles. One of his favorite past times was taking motorcycle trips around the country with his wife Brenda, and their friends. He also enjoyed spending time with his three grandchildren, Delaney and Hudson Cox, Colton Gustines, and step-grandson Holland Gustines. Don was a devoted family man and will be remembered as such. He was preceeded in death by his mother Phyllis (Leach), father Don A., and two sisters, Connie Grace and Carol Conger. Th ere will be no services, per Don's wishes. A Celebration of Life will be planned for a later date. In lieu of fl owers, donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice COSHOCTON - Alice Jean Miller, age 86, passed away on Th ursday, February 7, 2019 at the Coshocton Regional Medical Center. She was born on March 27, 1932 to the late Howard and Pearl (Lane) Brown in Boone, North Carolina. She was a 1951 graduate of Fresno High School. On June 27, 1951, she married Robert E. Miller, who pre- ceded her in death in 2007. Miller She was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church in West Lafayette. Jean loved and enjoyed her life with her family and friends. She enjoyed watching her grand- children and great-grandchildren in all their activi- ties. She loved bowling, golfi ng as well as working and playing at the Hilltop Golf Course especially the County Championship and outings. She was an avid sports fan and loved watching the Browns, Buckeyes and Indians. She enjoyed vacationing in the Florida sun. Jean never met a stranger and can be remembered by her smile. She is survived by her children, Becky (George) Miller of Coshocton, Robert (Jonni) Miller Jr. of Coshocton, COSHOCTON - Th e Muskingum Valley Presbytery will install the Reverend Karen E. Crawford as pastor of Th e Presbyterian Church, North Fourth and Chestnut Streets in Coshocton, at a 3 p.m. worship service on Sun- day, Feb. 17. Th e Presbytery’s Administrative Commis- sion for the installation will include Elders Sarah Swi- gert and Jim Arganbright from the Coshocton church; Elder John Shuford from Merritt Island Presbyterian Church, Florida; the Reverend Tricia Petraven from Westminster Presbyterian Church House, Wooster; the Reverend Chris Stewart, parish elder of Muskingum Valley Presbytery; the Reverend Benjamin George, presbytery moderator and director of Camp Wakonda; and the Reverend Matt Skolnik, general presbyter of Muskingum Valley Presbytery. Originally from Maryland, Pastor Crawford earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Towson State Uni- versity and served as a classroom teacher and reading specialist in public and Christian schools in Pennsyl- vania. During her summers, she worked as a freelance writer for the York Dispatch. She was off ered a full-time job as staff religion writer for the York Daily Record/Sun- day News in 2000. In 2005, she married the Reverend Dr. Jim Crawford, a Presbyterian pastor. Together they discerned her call to attend seminary and to work sum- mers as a chaplain at Codorus State Park in Hanover, PA. After graduating from Princeton Th eological Seminary in 2010, she accepted a call as a solo pastor in rural, southwestern Minnesota, followed by a call to become pastor and head of staff at Merritt Island Presbyterian Church, FL. She and Jim, in their blended family, have fi ve grown children, two grandchildren, a cat named Melvyn and a dog named Mabel. All are invited to share in this celebration. Contributed | Beacon www.coshoctonbeacontoday.com FEBRUARY 13, 2019