Daily Archives: June 8, 2019

Evelyn Jean Granger of Newark, OH, March 23, 1928 – June 7, 2019

Evelyn J. Granger, age 91, of Newark, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019 at her home. She was born on March 23, 1928 to the late Ocie and Lorene (nee Rogers) Frump in Highland, County, OH.

A funeral service will be held at 1pm on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Brucker Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark, OH 43055. Services will be officiated by Pastor Corbin Huffman and Evelyn will be laid to rest at Newark Memorial Gardens, following the service. Family will greet friends from 5-8pm on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the funeral home.

Evelyn was a long-time member of Neal Ave United Methodist Church, Sunday School Class, United Methodist Women, Young at Heart, and Reynoldsburg Emmaus Community.

She is survived by her children, Kenneth (Sue) Granger of Ocala, FL, Michael (Donna) Granger of Tuscumbia, AL, and Marcia (Terry) Wohlford of St. Louisville; grandchildren, Kenneth (Becca) Granger, Holly (Ray) Merletti, Christopher (Rhyanne) Granger, Todd (Jeni) Granger, Jeremy Granger, EDee (Adam) Mitchell, Andrew Price, Eric (Catey) Wohlford, and Justin (Kaley) Wohlford; great grandchildren, Adam, Haley, Allysia, Roman, Laura Catherine, Harper, Christopher and Cameron Granger, and Emma, Ellianna, Lane, and Mason Wohlford; siblings, Eleanor (Ron) Peabody of Springfield, Joyce McKibben of New Viena, and Jim (Mary Jane) Frump of Leesburg.

In addition to her parents, Evelyn is preceded in death by her husband, Earl E. Granger, and brothers, Joseph, Roger Dale, Allen, and David Frump.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Neal Avenue United Methodist, 12 Neal Ave, Newark, OH 43055.

Joseph Edward Gee of Nashport, OH, December 29, 1944 – June 7, 2019

Joseph Edward Gee, 74, of Nashport, died Friday, June 7, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital. He was born December 29, 1944 in Ashland, KY to the late Willy Walter “Bill” Gee Sr. and Carrie Alice (Evans) Gee.

Joe retired from Bowerston Shale Co. after 38 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, camping, taking care of his yard and loved his pontoon boat. He owned a cabin on the river where he enjoyed spending his time.

He is survived by two sons, Scott (Dee) and Edward Gee; granddaughter, Kristina Gee; six brothers, four sisters; and special friend, Lynn Roberts.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Tressa Gee; and two brothers, Champ and Mike Gee.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cedar Hill Baptist Church, 455 N. Cedar St. Newark, Oh 43055.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-7 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where the funeral service will be Wednesday at 11:00 AM with Pastor Bruce Dollings officiating. Burial will follow the service in Fallsburg Cemetery.

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