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Jewell Ruth Riles  Hicks
Date: Friday, January 27, 2017
Time: 11:00 until 1:00 PM
Location: Globe Family Funeral Home, KY

Date: Friday, January 27, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Globe Family Funeral Home, Camp Dix , KY

Jewell Ruth Riley Hicks, 83, of Ashland, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2017 at Kingston of Ashland. She was a long time resident of Ashland, OH growing up in Lewis County, KY. She was born on May 7, 1933 and was the daughter of the late Cleve and Nanny Sue Riley of Vanceburg, KY. On June 25, 1953 she married Eshmell Hicks and he preceded her in death on April 25, 1998. She was a member of First Assembly of God of Mansfield, OH. While at Kingston of Ashland, she won the privilege of being the representative for the Ashland County Senior Fair Queen.

She loved gardening, cooking and baking and won many ribbons in the Ashland County Fair. One year she entered and won the largest pumpkin award. She loved her flower gardens. Anyone that crossed her doorstep was immediately fed, whether they were there because they were homeless or had stopped for a Sunday afternoon visit. Her giving nature was passed on to her children as well as her grandchildren.

She was the loving and devoted mother of five sons: twins Ronald (Denise) Hicks and Ricky (Barbara) Hicks, Randy Hicks, Rodney Hicks, and Rex (Diane) Hicks, one daughter, Rita (Paul) Little; 11 loving grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren as well as several beloved nieces and nephews; and one sister, Freda (Jackie) Lewis. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers: Jack, Odist, Kenneth Riley, and one sister, Wilma Hockley.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Globe Family Funeral Home of Camp Dix, KY with burial immediately following in Morgan Cemetery, Lewis County, KY. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the funeral on Friday, from 11-1:00 PM in the Globe Family Funeral Home.

David M.  Sheaffer
Date: Sunday, January 15, 2017
Time: 4:00 until 7:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Date: Monday, January 16, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

David M. Sheaffer, 70, of Lakeville died unexpectedly Thursday morning, Jan. 12, 2017 at his home. He was born May 10, 1946 in Ashland and was the son of the late Milo George and Juanita (Myers) Sheaffer. David was a 1964 graduate of Loudonville High School and was an employee of General Telephone Company (GTE) working in the Ashland and Athens areas for many years. While living in the Athens area he also owned and operated Sheaffer Excavating. Following his retirement he became an independent consultant to numerous communication companies. As an electronics buff, he was an amateur radio operator (K8DMS), owned and operated DavaCord Recording Studios, and was the station manager of WZLP Radio 95.7 in Loudonville.

David held a private pilotís license, was a scuba diver, and enjoyed boating all of his life. He was a former member and Flotilla Commander of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Hockingport, OH. He attended McZena Hope United Methodist Church and Perrysville Baptist Church and was a former member of the Athens United Church of Christ. David was an amateur model railroad enthusiast and was the founder of the Loudonville Train Expo. He enjoyed building and operating his scale model calliope which he displayed in numerous parades.

David is survived by his wife, Jane Lee (Webb) Sheaffer, whom he married August 9, 1969; his sister: Sarah Ann Austin (Kevin) Hall of Loveland, OH; and one niece: Ashley Hall. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Jonathan David Sheaffer on July 16, 1973; and his daughter, Debra Nell Sheaffer on July 6, 2012.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 16 at 11:00 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Howard Burnett officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Wayne County. Friends may call Sunday, Jan. 15 from 4-7 PM in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to: WZLP Radio, c/o Zion Lutheran Church, 222 East Main St., Loudonville, OH 44842.

Jean R.  House
Date: Sunday, January 22, 2017
Time: 1:00 until 3:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Jean Rosemary (Conrad) House, 91, died January 10, 2017 in the Vincentian Home, Pittsburgh, PA, after an extended illness. She was born December 18, 1925 in Ashland County and was the daughter of the late William and Blanche (Wise) Conrad. Jean was a 1944 graduate of Loudonville High School and attended The Ohio State University. On July 12, 1947, she married Lowell M. House who preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 2007. Jean and Lowell spent their lives together in Westerville, Cincinnati, Townville, SC, and Mansfield. Jean most recently lived in Pittsburgh, PA to be near family.

Jean worked assisting her husband in the start-up of a branch of The Butler Company, as an administrative assistant for Westerville City Schools, and retired as an office manager in Columbus (OH). She was an active church member of Zion Lutheran Church, Grace Lutheran Church, and Central College Presbyterian Church. She and her late husband enjoyed RV travelling, visiting most of the lower 48 states during their adventures. Jean was an avid reader and loved music.

Jean fiercely loved her family, and was happiest surrounded by them. She is survived by three children: Susan (Henry) Klaiber of Greensboro, NC, Michael House of Curtice, OH, and Diana (Jeffrey) Knoll of Pittsburgh, PA; eight grandchildren: Kate Smith, Debbie McDougal, Kelly Schuck, Adam Freseman, Aaron House, Kaitlyn Galan, Jason Knoll, and Rebecca Stachel; and eleven great-grandchildren: Camden Freseman, Zoe Smith, John Schuck, Evan Schuck, Zachary Smith, Conrad McDougal, Parker Stachel, Madeline Galan, Nathaniel Schuck, Stella Freseman, and Elijah Galan. Jean was preceded in death by a brother, William Conrad of Loudonville, and is survived by one sister, Betty Adler of Westerville, and one sister-in-law, Pauline Conrad of Loudonville.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday, Jan. 22 from 1-3 PM in Lindsey Funeral Home of Loudonville. Burial will follow in the Loudonville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Vincentian Home, 111 Perrymont Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

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