Daily Archives: June 18, 2019

Grace Wilson of Newark, Ohio, May 6, 1922 – June 17, 2019

Grace Wilson

A funeral service for Grace Wilson, 97, of Newark, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Paul Skaggs officiating.  Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday prior to the service at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.
Grace passed away June 17, 2019, at the Chestnut House.  She was born May 6, 1922, in Ironton, to the late Henry Hobert and Della (Collins) Salyer. 
Grace retired after 35 years as a manager at Clark’s Dining Room.
She is survived by her son, William (Barbara) Wilson of Newark; daughter, Judy Wilson Lehman of TN; sister, Nancy (Don) Clary of Newark; grandchildren, Brad (Diana) Lehman of TN, Brenda Lehman of TN, Trent (Whitney) Lehman of TN, Jeff Wilson of IL, and Jennifer Wilson of Columbus, and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Willard Wilson; son, Willard Donald “Buddy” Wilson; brothers, Claude, Clyde, Henry “Junior”, Carl, Bob, and twins, Jim and John, and sisters, Elizabeth, Edna, Freda, and Ruth.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Licking County Humane Society.
To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.

Jean Wethey of Newark, February 3, 1961 – June 16, 2019

Jean Wethey, 58, of Heath, died Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Licking Memorial Hospital. She was born February 3, 1961 in Newark to the late Harold Emund and Mary Alice (Stein) Wood.

Jean worked at the Defense Supply Center for 38 years. She was a volunteer at Heath City Schools for 16 years and she also volunteered at the Licking County Humane Society. She loved animals, her city, and everyone in it. She was a proud supporter of Heath sports and was like a mother to everyone. She loved spending time with her pets and grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Mark Wethey; two sons, Drew Wethey (Laney) of Croton and Dylan Wethey (Shayni) of Newark; two brothers, Keith Wood (Sally) of Heath and Tim Wood (Shelly) of Toboso; nephew, Trevor Wood (Sherina) of Tallmadge; nieces, Jessica Hazen (Jeff) of Toboso and Nicole Wood; and five grandchildren, Nora, Lincoln, Ellie, Rhett, and Owen Wethey.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Licking County Humane Society, 825 Thornwood Dr. SW, Heath, OH 43056 and/or Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 770 Children’s Dr. Columbus, OH 43205.

Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, and from 10-11 AM on Saturday. The funeral service will be Saturday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Cory Campbell officiating. Burial will follow the service in Hanover Cemetery.

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