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Obituaries

  • Alice Smith, 69

    Alice K. Smith, 69, of Dry Ridge, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at Grant Manor Nursing Home in Williamstown.

    Survivors include her husband: Howard L. Smith; sons, Anthony R. Smith and Charles D. Smith, both of Dry Ridge and one grandchild.

    Funeral services were held Feb. 8 at McDaniel Funeral Home in Corinth.

    Burial was in the New Columbus Cemetery in Owen County.

     

  • Travis Griffith, 81

    Travis M. Griffith, 81, of Williamstown, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010 at Grant Manor Nursing Home.

    Survivors include his son, Joel Griffith of Dry Ridge; daughter, Jeannene Schaffnit of Erie, Pa.; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

    Funeral services will be held in Girard. Pa. Eckler-McDaniel Funeral Home in Dry Ridge is in charge of arrangements.

     

  • Harrison Beach, 96

    Harrison Beach, 96, of Dry Ridge, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, at Grant Manor Nursing Home in Williamstown.

    Beach worked as a delivery man for Crouch Gas Service in Glencoe for 39 years. He was a member of the Dry Ridge Baptist Church, where he was a deacon since 1954, and a former chairman of deacons and Sunday School superintendent.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel Harrison and Iva Crouch Beach; his wife of 70 years, Mary Elizabeth Stanley Beach; a brother, Dempsey Beach; and sisters, Kathleen Anness and Imogene Shell.

  • Dewey Peluso, 69

    Dewey Thomas Peluso, Sr., 69, of DeMossville, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at his residence.

    Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Brooke Peluso; sons, Dewey Thomas Peluso, Jr. of Crescent Springs, Anthony Wayne Peluso, Christopher Robert Peluso and Louis Nicholas Peluso, all of DeMossville; daughter, Angela Yvonne Wheeler of Cleveland, Texas; brothers, Paul Peluso of Batavia, Ohio and Louie Peluso of Taylor Mill; 16 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

    A mass of Christian burial was held  Feb. 2 at St. William Catholic Church in Williamstown.

  • William King Jr., 24

    William Thomas King, Jr., 24, of Dry Ridge, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010.

    Survivors include his father, William Thomas King, Sr. of Dry Ridge and his mother, Abigail Cavins of LaFollette, Tenn.; sons, Ethan King and Kayden King, both of Dry Ridge; sister, Cassie M. King of Dry Ridge; and a brother, William A. King of Dry Ridge.

    Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Eckler-McDaniel Funeral Home in Dry Ridge is in charge of arrangements.

  • Mary Creech, 75

    Mary Alice Creech, 75, of Dry Ridge, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

    Survivors include her sons, Leonard Wayne Creech and Phillip L. Creech, both of Dry Ridge and David A. Creech of Dayton, Ohio; her sister, Marie Speaks of Covington; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

    Funeral services were held Jan. 23 at Stith Funeral Home in Florence.

    Burial was in the Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

  • Pam Horton, 60

    Pam Horton, 60, of Dry Ridge, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

    Survivors include a son, Matt Horton of Dry Ridge; daughters, Vickie Fugate of Dry Ridge, Sherri Rosenacker of Walton and Cathy Horton of Florence; brothers Joseph McQuerry of Fort Knox and David McQuerry of Burlington; six grandchildren and one great grandchild.

    Funeral services were held Jan. 25 at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Crittenden.

    Burial was in the Crittenden Cemetery.

  • Jasper Colson, 76

    Jasper “Jackie” Colson, 76, of Corinth, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati.

    He was a retired traffic manager for H. B. Fuller Chemical Co. in Cincinnati. Colson was a Korean Army veteran and a member of the Antioch Church of Christ. He was a member of the Crittenden-Dry Ridge Lodge 694 F and AM and the Cattleman’s Association.

  • Sue Edna Reeves, 94

    Sue Edna Reeves, 94, of Dry Ridge, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at Grant Manor Health Care Center in Williamstown.

    Survivors included a step son, Robert B. Day of Dry Ridge; a brother Robert Morris of Lawrenceburg; two grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren.

    Funeral services were held Jan. 25 at Wiliamstown Christian Church.

    Burial was in the Hill Crest Cemetery in Dry Ridge.

  • Mary J. Hedger, 98

    Mary J. Hedger, 98, of Sherman, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Williamstown. 

    Hedger was a homemaker and a member of the Williamstown United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Sherman Homemakers. 

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Hedger; a son, Stewart Hedger; and a daughter, Alice Hedger. 

    Survivors include her son, Jim Hedger and wife, Carol, of Sherman; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.