Daily Archives: January 29, 2018

Margaret “Gerry” Geraldine Kelley of Heath, Ohio, August 8, 1932 – January 29, 2018

                                             Margaret Geraldine “Gerry” (Franks) Kelley
                                          August 8, 1932 – January 29, 2018

     A funeral service for Margaret Geraldine “Gerry” (Franks) Kelley, 85, of Heath, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018, at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Jeff Belt officiating.  Burial will follow in Lutheran Cemetery.  Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.  
     Gerry passed away January 29, 2018, at Licking Memorial Hospital.  She was born August 8, 1932, in Newark, to the late Harlan and Florence M. (Cooperrider) Franks. 
     Gerry owned Kelley’s Flowers for 46 years before selling the shop to retire in 2003, and she was part owner of the former F & K Greenhouses.  She was a member of Newark Elks #391 Ladies Auxiliary and UCT Newark Council #274.  She attended Heath United Methodist Church.  She enjoyed her monthly Thursday euchre club. 
     She is survived by her daughter, Karen Kelley of Heath; son, Tim (Debbie) Kelley of Heath; granddaughters, Jessica Kelley of Los Angeles and Paige Kelley of Heath; brother, Richard Franks of Maryland, and many nieces and nephews.
     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack C. Kelley, whom she married on October 2, 1955.
     To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.

Deborah C. Myers of Newark, Ohio, July 19, 1971 – January 28, 2017

Deborah C. Myers, 46, lost her battle with breast cancer on January 28, 2018. She was born in Logan, Ohio, on July 19th, 1971, to Loeta “Sue” and the late Robert Bownes. Debbie enjoyed volunteering in youth sports with her children and fishing with her husband. She will be remembered for her strong will, caring nature, willingness to help others and her kind heart.
Debbie fought hard every day to be here for her loved ones. She remained positive thru all she endured. In addition to her mother, she leaves behind her rock and soulmate, Rob; her daughters Ashley (Kyle) Retzlaff, Shailynn Myers; her sons Keith (Samantha) Goss, Garrett Myers; stepson Dalton Myers; her brothers Bryan (Bridgette) Bownes, Brent (Rebecca) Bownes and many nieces and nephews. She was especially proud of being “Mimi” to her grandchildren. Debbie will always be sadly missed by her loved ones and forever be in our hearts.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at 1pm, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home in Newark. Cory Campbell will officiate. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 4pm-8pm, on Wednesday, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st Street.
In lieu for flowers, donations may be made to the family to assist with expenses.
To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com