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Obituaries for July 1929 thru February 1966

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Surnames: BROOKS
Decedent: Mary Jane Brooks

Date listed: Thursday, July 25, 1929

(Submitted by Susan Mann, KingNLowry@aol.com)

Mrs. Mary Jane Brooks, 67, of Union-tp, died Monday, July 15, in Mercy hospital at Canton. She was the daughter of James and Jane Rutledge and was born in Union-tp, February 7, 1862. She was united in marriage to David Thomas Brooks on December 25, 1884, and to this union six children were born, Ross, Bertha, Theora and Wilbur, of the home, and Mrs. Jettie Coffy and Elvin Brooks of Union-tp, all of whom survived. She is also survived by her husband, 5 grandchildren, and on sister, Mrs. Lank Wagner, of Carrollton. Mrs. Brooks spent nearly all of her life in Union-tp. She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant church. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 16, at the Mt. Pleasant church with Rev. J H Longsworth of Sherrodsville, officiating. Burial was made in the church cemetery.

Surnames: COFFY
Decedent: William Coffy

Date listed: Thursday, May 29, 1930

(Submitted by Susan Mann, KingNLowry@aol.com)

William Coffy, 77, died Monday May 26 at the home of his daughter Mrs. William Rutledge at Palermo. Death resulted from a stroke of paralysis suffered 2 months ago. He is survived by 4 sons and 4 daughters. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Methodist Protestant church at Palermo.

Surnames: COFFY
Decedent: John Coffy

Date listed: Friday, April 24, 1931

(Submitted by Susan Mann, KingNLowry@aol.com)

John Coffy, 77, died Saturday, March 21, at his home near Palermo. He was born July 19, 1854, the son of William and Margaret Coffy. Mr. Coffy was married February 15, 1877 to Margaret C. Brooks, who proceeded him in death. To this union the following children were born: Viola J. Moore, deceased; F W Coffy and Ida, of the home; Mary M. Butterfield, of Perry tp; J W Coffy, of Leesville; W.L. Coffy of Carrollton; Sarah King, of Palermo; Homer of Uhrichsville; Lela Boyd of Bowerston, and Samuel C. of Leavittsville. He is also survived by 29 great grandchildren. He was a member of the Palermo M P church. Funeral services were held March 23, at the M.P. church at Palermo with Rev. J H Longsworth, officiating.

Surnames: KING
Decedent: T. M. King

Date listed: Thursday, September 28, 1933

(Submitted by Susan Mann, KingNLowry@aol.com)

Union Township, T M King, who died in Stark co last week, was buried at Palermo Monday. He was a native of this township having built the house in Petersburg now owned by J H Miller.

Surnames: GAMBLE
Decedent: A. L. Gamble

Date listed: Thursday, October 20, 1938

(Submitted by Barbara Ferrel, ohf640@neo.rr.com)

A. L. Gamble 80, died at 5:30 pm yesterday at the home of his son, Elzie Gamble, Sherrodsville from the effects of stroke of paralysis which he suffered two years ago. He was born in Washington, Pa March 26th 1858. His wife Hanna died in 1914. Surviving are two children Elzie at whose home he died, and Charles, Canton; two grandchildren, two brothers, Frank Gamble, Perrysville, and Ellsworth Gamble, Dellroy and one sister, Mrs Retta Butterfield, Perrsyville. Two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at the Elzie Gamble home at 1:30pm tomorrow with Rev J H Longsworth officiating. Burial in New Cumberland cemetery through Baxter Funeral home Sherrodsville.

Surnames: BROOKS
Decedent: Homer Brooks

Date listed: Saturday, October 30, 1943

(Submitted by Barbara Smith, bas@sota-oh.com)

Homer Brooks, 75, died Friday, October 29, at his home in Perry-tp. He was born January 27, 1868, a son of Francis and Mary (McQueen) Brooks and was a life resident of that community. Mr. Brooks wa married to Miss Addie Semple on January 10, 1891, she having preceded him in death two years ago. Mr. Brooks was a member of the Palermo Methodist Church. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Estella West of Canton; a brother, S.R. Brooks of the home and a nephew and sister-son, Edward Brooks, also of the home. Services were held Monday in the home and later in Palermo church with Rev. J.H. Longsworth officiating.

Surnames: BROOKS
Decedent: Ross Emmett Brooks

Date listed: Monday, October 2, 1961

(Submitted by Barbara Smith, bas@sota-oh.com)

Ross Emmett Brooks, 76, of 292 Second-st. SE, Carrollton, died Oct. 1 in his home after a long illness. A retired farmer, Mr. Brooks was born Dec. 12, 1885 in Union-tp., a son of the late David Thomas and Mary Jane (Rutledge) Brooks. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Methodist church and was a trustee of the cemetery 33 years. He served 12 terms as a trustee of Union-tp. Mr. Brooks was a life resident of the county. Surviving are two brothers, James F. Brooks of Dellroy and Wilbur K. Brooks of Rt. 2, Carrollton and two sisters, Mrs. Jettie Coffy of Carrollton and Miss Theora Brooks of the home. A sister, Miss Bertha Brooks died in 1945. Services will be held Thursday at 1:30 pm in the Allmon funeral home with Rev. Charles A. Tulga officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery.

Surnames: BROOKS
Decedent: John Elmer Brooks

Date listed: Sunday, January 16, 1966

(Submitted by Barbara Smith, bas@sota-oh.com)

John E. Brooks John Elmer Brooks, 76, died Monday morning, January 15, in his home at Scio after a three-month illness. He was born in Union-tp., and had lived in Carrollton before moving to Scio 17 years ago. Mr. Brooks was a painter by trade and a member of the Methodist Protestant church at Palermo. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Alice Brooks; four daughters, Mrs. Anna Coffy of Bowerston, Mrs. Pearl Kurish and Mrs. Florence Snyder of Minerva and Mrs. Florence Wagner of Scio; four sons, Harry, Orlo and Clarence of Scio and Elgie Brooks of near Carrollton; two brothers, Richard of Bowerston and George Brooks of Canton and 16 grandchildren. Services were held yesterday afternoon in the M.P. church at Palermo with Rev. Charles Albright officiating, assisted by Rev. J.H. Longsworth. Burial was made in Palermo cemetery with the Arbaugh funeral parlors in charge.

Surnames: BROOKS
Decedent: Andrew Elmer Brooks

Date listed: Thursday, January 20, 1966

(Submitted by Barbara Smith, bas@sota-oh.com)

Andrew Elmer Brooks, 77, of Carrollton, died Sunday, January 19, at Mercy hospital, Canton, where he had been a patient since January 6. He had been ill for several weeks. Mr. Brooks was born in Union-tp. , and after retiring from the farm in 1918, he moved to Carrollton. He was associated with his son-in-law, William Simmons in the Carrollton Trucking Co. Mr. Brooks was a member of Trinity Reformed Church. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Elma Brooks; two daughters, Mrs. William Simmons and Mrs. Frank Pretty of Carrollton; a son, Chester Brooks of Carrollton, and seven grandchildren. Services were held yesterday afternoon in the home on North Lisbon-st. with Rev. J.H. Hose officiating. Burial was made in Grandview Cemetery with the Arbaugh parlors in charge.

Surnames: BROOKS
Decedent: Ferd C. Brooks

Date listed: Friday, February 4, 1966

(Submitted by Barbara Smith, bas@sota-oh.com)

Ferd C. Brooks, 76, of 308 W. Main St., Carrollton, died Thursday afternoon in his home. He had been ill for two years. Born Feb. 4, 1889, in Union Twp., he was a life resident of Carroll County. The son of the late John Henry and Eliza Lindsey Brooks, he was a member of First Methodist Church here and a 50-year member of Petersburg Grange. Mr. Brooks served as a director of the Carroll County Farm Bureau Cooperative and of the Carroll Electric Cooperative. He was a past member of the Carrollton Exempted Village School District board of education and the Rationing Board during World War I. He was married Jan. 2, 1919, to Lena Mikesell, who survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. George Manfull of Elyria; two son, Joseph H. of Circleville and Gilbert M. of Cleveland; a sister, Mrs. J.R. Tope of Minerva, and five grandchildren. One son and two brother's are deceased. Services were Sunday at the Allmon Funeral Home here with Rev. C.H. Achberger officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Jewett.

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