10 • The Beacon October 28 , 2021
Mary ‘ Jenny ’ Virginia Vernon
Mary “ Jenny ” Virginia Vernon , 92 , of Coshocton passed away Monday , Oct . 18 , 2021 , at Windsorwood Place . She was born in Mt . Perry , Ohio on Aug . 6 , 1929 to the late Jesse and Jessie ( Kirkbride ) Flynn .
Jenny attended the Roscoe United Methodist Church and was a Pink Lady for 11 years . She had previously worked for Essex Wire in Zanesville for 13 years . She enjoyed Sewing , quilting , embroidery , reading , word searches , and going on walks . She liked to keep her hands and mind busy .
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Jenny is survived by her husband of 59 years , Lawrence Vernon ; children , Linda ( Mark ) Mirise of Coshocton and Robin ( Angie ) Vernon of Lacrosse , IN ; grandchildren , Joshua , Natalie , and Ashley Vernon and Kimberly and Kasey Croup ; and sisters , Katheryn Yost and Laretha
Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her brother , Willard Flynn ; and sister , Edna Coble .
Calling hours were held at the Miller Funeral Home , 639 Main St ., Coshocton , Ohio 43812 on Monday , Oct . 25 , from 10-11 a . m . with funeral services at 11 a . m . with Pastor Bob Mitchell officiating . Burial followed at Lull Cemetery , Adamsville , Ohio . In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be directed toward the Roscoe United Methodist Church ; envelopes will be available at the funeral home . An online memorial is located at www . themillerfuneralhome . com .
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Michael David Stover , 67 , died Friday , Oct . 15 , 2021 , at the Coshocton Regional Medical Center .
He was born Sept . 3 , 1954 , in Coshocton to the late Jack and Elizabeth ( Mandley ) Stover . He was a 1972 graduate of Coshocton High School , and later the University of Florida in Jacksonville with a degree in Arts & Theater .
Mike taught college courses at Southwestern University in Georgetown , TX , and also the University of South Dakota in Vermillion , SD . He returned to Coshocton in 2018 due to his failing health . He had been a resident of Signature Healthcare of Coshocton for the last 11 months .
He was known for his love of music and acting . He participated in many
Nancy C . Hale
Nancy C . Hale
Nancy C . Hale , 85 , passed away on Oct . 21 , 2021 , in her home , surrounded by her family . She was born on Jan . 7 , 1936 , in Coshocton to the late Robert and Lucy ( Jones ) Richcreek . She was a graduate of Roscoe High School . On Aug . 31 , 1956 ( 65 years ), she married Wilbur Hale , who survives . She worked as a nursing assistant at the Coshocton Hospital for 30 years . She was an amazing cook and baker . For several years she baked 200 cookies a week , delivering them to families . She was selfless and took care of others . Nancy had a strong faith and was a member at Grace United Methodist Church . Nancy and Wilbur spent 27 winters in Harlingen , Texas .
Along with her husband , Nancy is survived by her children , Rickey ( Connie ) Hale , Darla Hale , Lesha ( Don Minor ) Woodruff and W . Mark ( Tammie ) Hale ; g r a ndch i ld r e n , Tom Haines , Nick Wright , Amanda Wright , Jen Matheny , Randy Hardesty II , Cassie Hardesty , Ron Hardesty , Lane Hale , Steven Woodruff , Lelah Hale , Sean Kelly
Michael D . Stover
Michael D . Stover
theater productions at the Coshocton Triple Locks Theater , as well as theaters in Texas and South Dakota .
Mike was an excellent golfer and tennis player . He had a thirst for knowledge and was an avid reader .
He is survived by two sisters , Ann Hartsock and Jennifer ( Monte ) Fry , both of Coshocton County . and Daniel Kelly ; three great-grandchildren and two on the way ; siblings , Elsworth Richcreek and Spencer Richcreek ; as well as several nieces and nephews .
Nancy is preceded in death by her son , Gregory Hale ; grandson , Mark Hale and siblings , Olive Corder and Rodney Richcreek .
Calling hours were held at the Miller Funeral Home on Oct . 25 , 2021 , from 5-7 p . m . and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday . Funeral services for Nancy were held at the funeral home on Tuesday , Oct . 26 , at 11 a . m . Burial followed at Fairfield Cemetery in West Lafayette .
An online memorial can be viewed at www . themillerfuneralhome . com .
In addition to his parents , he was preceded in death by grandparents , Elmer & Beulah Stover and Robert & Alice Mandley , and a brother-inlaw , George H . Hartsock , Jr .
A private family committal service will take place at Prairie Chapel Cemetery . The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling arrangements . www . fischerfuneralhome . com
Memorial donations may be directed to the Coshocton Public Library , 655 Main St . Coshocton , OH 43812 ; the Coshocton Footlight Players , P . O . Box 3 Coshocton , OH 43812 ; or the Coshocton Homeless Shelter , c / o the Kno-Ho- Co Ashland Community Action Commission , 120 N . 4 th St . Coshocton , OH 43812 .