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Obituaries

Brenda Jean Howard of Newark, OH, November 1, 1943 – August 22, 2019

Brenda Jean Howard, 75, of Newark, died Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Center. She was born November 1, 1943 in Morgantown, WV.

Brenda had a loving and kind heart. She enjoyed drinking her Pepsi, being around her cats, making crafts and ceramics, and watching T.V. She was a hard worker and adored her son.

She is survived by three children, Todd Eismon (Tonya), Robyn Slocum, and Wednesday Pharis; 11 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and sister, Carolyn Dowie.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Wade Eismon; and two grandchildren, Tyra and T.J McManis.

No funeral services will be held at this time.

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Florence Lenora Noblick of Newark, OH, March 10, 1923 – August 22, 2019

Florence L. Noblick, age 96, of Newark, went to her eternal home on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from the Inn Chapel Grove, where she had been a resident for over 8 years. She was the oldest daughter of the late Desler and Effie (Monroe) Evans, born on March 10, 1923 in Newark, OH.

She was a lifelong resident of Newark, and married John H. Noblick in 1944. They were married 55 years before his passing in 1999. Florence attended Christian Endeavor United Methodist Church most of her life and helped to start a summer picnic for the local nursing homes. Later she became a charter member of Alive Vineyard. She loved volunteering at Newark Health Care, attending bible study groups, Aglow meetings, and leading prayer chains. Her hobbies included crocheting lap robes for nursing homes, balancing her checkbook, and reading Christian romance novels.

A celebration of Florence’s memory will be held at 11am on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark, OH 43055. Pastor Steve Osborne will be officiating, and she will be laid to rest at Wilson Cemetery following the service. Family will greet friends from 4-7pm on Monday, August 26, 2019 at the funeral home and from 10-11am on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 prior to the service.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her daughter, Linda (Terry) Priest of Corning; sons, Larry (Antonieta) Noblick, of Miami, FL and John (Charlene) Noblick of Newark; 7 grandchildren, Matthew (Paula) Priest of Dayton, Timothy (Carrie) Priest of Dayton, Jennifer (Steve) Large, Jordon (Jessica) Noblick, Paulette Muncy, and Ryan Muncy all of Newark, and Daniela Noblick of Miami, FL; 6 great grandchildren, Ashley and Caitlyn Priest, Ashton Kirk, Amy and Luke Priest, and Ella Large; sisters, Betty Schaller Gunnerson, and Nancy Keeran; brother, George Evans.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Florence is preceded in death by her brother, Jack Evans.

The family would like to give special thanks to The Inn at Chapel Grove and Vitas Hospice for their compassionate and devoted care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Xingu Missions (Brazil) PO Box 340785, Columbus, OH 43234.

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Bernese “Bea” I. Friend of Newark, November 28, 1925 – August 21, 2019

Bernese “Bea” I. Friend, 93, of Newark, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at SharonBrooke Assisted Living. She was born November 28, 1925 in Pleasantville, OH to the late Harold and Florence (Shumaker) Miller.

Bea attended Pleasantville High School. She was a member of Neal Ave. United Methodist Church where she was head of the kitchen committee and active in Young at Heart. She was a very active member of the United Methodist Women’s Group and a member of the Eastern Star, Parthenia Chapter #124 OES for 50 years. Bea was a faithful OSU football and basketball fan. She was an avid reader, camper and enjoyed Western Square dancing with her husband.

She is survived by one son, Jeff Friend (Bev) of Grove City; two daughters, Susan Eagle (Kenny) of Newark and Julie Kees (Bobby) of Kirkersville; two grandchildren, Michael (Brenda) Smith and Mitchell Smith; one brother, Pearl Miller (Monna) of Lancaster; and special friend and caretaker, Gina Woodyard.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John William “Bill” Friend (1982); and one brother, Bill Miller.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at SharonBrooke for their care and compassion shown to Bea and her family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Neal Ave. United Methodist Church, 12 Neal Ave., Newark, OH 43055.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 11-1 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where the funeral service will follow at 1:00 PM with Pastor Eva Marie Wolfe and Dr. Rev. David Hogg officiating. Burial will follow the service in Newark Memorial Gardens.

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Danial J. Olney of McConnelsville, Ohio, February 20, 1953 – August 20, 2019

Danial J. Olney, 66, of Stockport, formerly of Newark, passed away on Tues. Aug. 20, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family and his loving dog Angel. He was born on Feb. 20, 1953 in Marietta to the late Clifford and Mary Fulton Olney. He retired from Boeing Aeronautical in Heath. He attended the North Side Church of Christ in Newark and was a member of the Newark Eagles #387. He is survived by his daughter, Danielle (Keith) Stillman of Stockport, a step-son, Jamie Molden of Ft. Wayne, a brother, David (Linda) Olney of Troy, 6 grandchildren, Zach, Bailey, Riley, Sidney, Kaitlin and Taylor, and a great granddaughter, Annabelle. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Constance Friend Olney. A visitation will be held on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 from 5-7 P.M. at the Matheney Funeral Home in McConnelsville. Funeral services will be held on Sat. Aug. 24 at 2:00 P.M. at the Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home on 21st Street in Newark with a visitation 1 hour prior to the services. Burial will follow in the Wilson Cemetery. 

Ulysses Ellsworth Perry of Newark, November 15, 1926 – August 16, 2019

Ulysses Ellsworth Perry, 82, of Newark, died Friday, August 16, 2019 at his home. He was born November 15, 1936 in Portsmouth to the late Waynard and Wilma Jane (Walker) Perry.

Ulysses was a Jack-of-all-trades. He could do anything from gardening to working on cars. He was an avid reader and enjoyed watching NASCAR.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Carol Perry; children, Patricia Perry and Wayne Perry (Kimberly Labare); step children, Kimberly Loper, Terri Loper, Zane Chandler and Roberta Chandler; grandchildren, Kathrine Perry, Billy McCall, Landon Rake, Jody McCall (Kandis), Carmen Butts, Robert Bragg, Rian Reece, and Raelyn Reece; numerous great grandchildren; and one great- great granddaughter; four sisters, Deb, Mary, Laura, and Pauline; and two brothers, Sam and Russ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Sadie Perry; and four sisters, Barb, Reva, Jan, and Lilly.

No funeral services will be held.

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Sylvia Marie Stradley of Newark, September 14, 1946 – August 16, 2019

A funeral service for Sylvia M. Stradley, 72, of Newark, will be held Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Newark Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Family will receive friends from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, prior to the service at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

Sylvia passed away Friday, August 16, 2019, at Tuscany Gardens in Pataskala.  She was born September 14, 1946, in Newark, to the late Everett and Betty (Green) Meadows. 

A loving mother and grandmother, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends especially her great-grandchildren.  Sylvia was a wonderful cook and loved watching the birds and critters outside her home.  She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.  Sylvia will be greatly missed by all. 

She is survived by her daughters, Nikki (Mike) Ballinger of St. Louisville and Shannon (Joe) Henry of Newark; sister, Mary (Larry) Lloyd of Alexandria; brothers, Mike (Vicki) Meadows of Heath and Tim (Linda) Meadows of Newark; grandchildren, Cody (Caitlin) Ballinger, Emily (Dave) Proffit, Abbey (Scott) Vierstra, Tiffany (Drew) Gordon, Taylor (Sherman) Gordon, Whitney (Kyler) Gordon, and Kaelyn Henry; eleven great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins, and many special friends especially Sue Weiland.

In addition to her parents, Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, David H. Stradley.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 592 West Main St. Newark, Ohio 43055.

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Donald Eugene Dyar of Newark, January 18, 1938 – August 16, 2019

Donald Eugene Dyar, 81, of Newark, died Friday, August 16, 2019 at Newark care and Rehabilitation. He was born January 18, 1938 in Marietta to the late Harry and Mary (Shaw) Dyar.

Donald was a proud U.S. Army Veteran and Ohio National Guard. He retired from the Granville IGA as Produce Manager and later returned to work at GFS.  He was a member of the Buckeye Lake Eagles #3801, Newark Elks #391, was a past President of the PTA, and was a member of Newark Manennerchor.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Jean I. Dyar; four sons, Robert E. Gregg (Kelli) of Newark, Donald D. Dyar (Sue) of Newark, Thomas E. Dyar (Kelly) of Newark and Patrick J. Dyar (Jennifer) of Lexington, KY; one daughter, Mary E. Dyar Cannizzaro (Rick) of Heath; eight grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; one brother, Pat Dyar; and one sister, Mary Rosshirt of London, OH.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother; and three sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058 and/ or Alzheimer’s Association, 1379 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where the funeral service will follow visitation at 1:00 PM with Pastor Wally McLaughlin officiating. Burial will follow the service in Newark Memorial Gardens where military honors will be presented by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.

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Aiesha Bradley of Heath, Ohio, February 19, 1999 – August 14, 2019

Aiesha Rhonda Faye White Bradley, age 20, of Heath, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. She was born on February 19, 1999 in Los Angeles, California. She was adopted out of foster care in October 2003.  

A memorial service will be held at 11:30am on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Christian Life Center, 665 Linnville Rd SE, Heath, OH 43056.

Aiesha enjoyed listening to all types of music. She was best known for the love and passion she put into dancing and praising the Lord. All who met Aiesha would soon fall in love with her sweet and kind nature and love for wanting to touch your hand or sit next to you.

Aiesha is survived by her mother, Almeta Bradley; siblings, Anibel Bradley, Anthony Martinez-Bradley, Andrew Bradley, and Aricjose Martinez-Bradley; grandfather, Isaac (Darbin) White; aunt, Alicia (Noah) Frazier; uncle, Andra (Jay) White; as well as a host of extended family and friends.

Aiesha is preceded in death by her grandmother, Nancy Price.

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Dale Franklin Emerson of Newark, OH, June 23, 1935 – August 10, 2019

Dale Franklin Emerson, age 84, of Newark, passed away at his home on August 10, 2019. He was born on June 23, 1935 to the late Henry and Bertha (Rice) Emerson in Newark, OH.

Dale proudly served his country as a member of the US Air Force and retired from Owen’s Corning.

He is survived by his son, Dale (Brenda) Emerson; sisters, Naomi Muir and Mary Farley; and many nieces and nephews.

In accordance with his wishes there will be no services at this time.

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Robin Lee Swinehart of Newark, OH, March 26, 1960 – August 2, 2019

Robin Lee Swinehart, age 59, of Newark, passed away at his home on August 2, 2019. He was born on March 26, 1960 to the late Richard and Nancy Swinehart in Zanesville, OH. 

No services will be held at this time.