Daily Archives: October 10, 2017

Peggy Jean Ankrum of Newark, OH, June 10, 1938 – October 10, 2017

Peggy (Spring) Ankrum passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born June 10, 1938 in Buffalo, OH to the late Albert and Elsie (Hall) Spring. Peggy was a graduate of Buffalo High School and cheerleader for the basketball teams for three years. She loved doing things with her family and annually attending Jamboree in the Hills, Nashville Country Music Fan Fair, and Buffalo Alumni Banquets.

Peggy is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Bill Ankrum, whom she married on June 12, 1960 at Buffalo Methodist Church. She also leaves behind daughters, Sabrae (Randy) Davidson, Pamela (Doug) Hall; son, Kevin Ankrum; granddaughters, Melina (Willie) Holley, Chelsea (Steven) Davenport; one great granddaughter, Remi Davenport; sisters, Pat Cornett, Judy Crabtree, Linda Voorhies, and brothers, Dave Spring, and Bill Hall; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Peggy is preceded in death by her sisters, Nancy Phillips, Janet Rose, and brother, Jerry Spring.

The family would like give special thanks to her sister, Linda, Annita of Hospice, Dr. Petryk, and all her friends for all their care and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 480, Newark, OH 43058.

A funeral service will be held at 11am on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark, OH 43055. Family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service and from 4-7pm on Friday, October 13, 2017, also at the funeral home.  Peggy will be laid to rest at Cedar Hill Cemetery following the services.

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com

Enda Mae Owens of Newark, Ohio, August 15, 1936 – October 10, 2017

A Memorial Service for Edna Mae Owens will be held at 6pm, on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at the Crossroads Christian Church, 11784 Marne Road, Newark. Cory Campbell will officiate.
Edna, age 81, of Newark, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at the Price Road Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born August 15, 1936, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late Ernest J. and Ethel Mae (Carlisle) Fouts.
Surviving are her daughters, Sandra Brockway, Mary Hood, Shelly (Brian) Brothers; sons Scott Brown, Timothy Brockway; grandchildren, James, Danny, Cowan, Abigail, Logan and Ryan; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Carney (Dennis) and one brother, Lawrence Fouts. She was preceded in death by one son, James Eugene Brockway;
her brother, James and two sisters, Marcella and Gladys.
Memorial contributions may be made to the A.S.P.C.A. or the Alzheimer’s Association.
To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.

Melanie Maxine Waterman of Newark, OH, May 27, 1970 – October 9, 2017

Melanie Maxine Waterman, 47, of Newark, died Monday, October 9, 2017 at her home. She was born May 27, 1970 in LaPeer, Michigan to Gary Kuck and Mona Kuck Cruz

Melanie loved her children. The highlight of her day was getting to call them and catch up on how their day was. 

She is survived by three children; son, Shayne Waterman; daughter, Lindsey Waterman; and son, Zachery Waterman; two brothers, Mike and Dane Barker; her mother, Mona Cruz; and close friend, Becky.

She was preceded in death by her father.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Melanie’s home health aide, Kelee.

Family will receive friends Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 4-5PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, OH where a memorial service will follow at 5:00PM with Pastor Paul Reimer officiating.

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.