Eugene “Gene” Jackson
Jerry Joe Codling
Jerry Joe Codling age 75, 316 West 8th Street Portland passed away at his residence. He was born in Portland November 19, 1940 the son of Walter and Louella (Glessner) Codling.
Shane Brotherton age 43, 107 South Meridian Street Bryant passed away Wednesday near Ottowa, Ohio after a sudden illness. He was born in Decatur May 4, 1973 the son of Randy and Vickie (Doherty) Brotherton. He was a truck driver in his family owned trucking business. He was a 1991 Jay County High School graduate and was active in Derby and Race Cars.
Mary Frances Bickel
Mary Frances Bickel age 63, New Haven passed away early Monday morning in New Haven Care Center. She was born in Portland October 17, 1952 the daughter of James and Enid (Schaub) Ramsey. She was married June 24, 1972 to Dennis Bickel who survives. She had worked for Allen County Public Library for twenty years. She was a 1971 Portland High School graduate.
Gerald W. Boxell
Gerald W. Boxell age 88, 614 South 200 West Portland passed away Saturday at his residence. He was born in Portland May 12, 1928 the son of F. Glen and Garnett (Bookout) Boxell. He was married February 3, 1950 to Marjorie Joan Stults and she died September 15, 1991. He was retired as a Federal Meat Inspector with the USDA. He was a US Army Korean Conflict veteran. He was a member of American Legion Post #211, Jay Lodge #87 F&AM, Scottish Rite, Shrine, Demolay, Gold Wing Road Riders Association, graduate of Pennville High School and attended Fellowship Baptist Church.
Verda Freed age 91, 3627 West 650 North Bryant passed away Tuesday morning in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare. She was born in Portland December 2, 1924 the daughter of Richard and Marie (Liggett) Downing. She was married in 1947 to Robert Freed and he died in 2007. She was retired from Jay Garment and was a Poling High School graduate.
Barbara A. Lawrence
Herbert May age 70, 768 South 100 East Portland passed away Friday morning at his residence. He was born in Portland February 26, 1946 the son of Velda and Mary (Wheeler) May. He was married August 15, 1984 to Margie Ontrop who survives. He had worked at Teledyne Portland Forge and did construction work. He was a 1964 Madison High School graduate.
Anita L. Enyart
Anita L. Enyart age 60, 828 South Meridian Street Portland passed away Tuesday morning at her residence. She was born May 13, 1956 in Portland the daughter of Lowell and Martha (Somers) Menchhofer. She was married August 30, 1975 to Don Enyart who survives. She had worked for Dr. Banta Dental Office and Wee Care Child Center. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Jay County Civic Center and a 1974 Portland High School graduate.