Cheryl L. Nelson, 61, of London, died Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Madison Health.
  Born November 17, 1960, in Columbus, she was a daughter of Norma (Rowe) and Donnie D. Mitchell.

  Cheryl was a member of the First Church of God, volunteered at the Madison County Food Pantry, loved bowling and The Ohio State Buckeyes and had worked for London Industries.
  Survivors include her husband of 31 years Cecil Nelson; daughter Catherine (Eric) Veidt; son Seth Nelson (fiancée-Alyshia Kostiuk); grandchildren Tre Yerian, Carsen Veidt, Maddox Nelson and Luca Nelson; her father Donnie Mitchell; siblings Tina (Chuck) Budd, Lonnie (Linda) Mitchell and Cindi (Paul) Hayslip; several nieces and nephews.
   She was preceded in death by her mother Norma and aunt Geraldine Casto.
   Funeral services will be held at 5 PM Monday, June 20, 2022, in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London with Pastor Tom Gardner officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 PM until time of services Monday.
   Memorials in Cheryl’s name may be made to the First Church of God, 1525 Old Xenia Road SE, London, Ohio 43140.
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William David Reed, 62, of South Solon, died Saturday, June 18, 2022, in Select Specialty Hospital, Columbus after a courageous battle with cancer.
  Born October 9, 1959, in Jamestown, Ohio, he was a son of William Darrel and Janet (Wilson) Reed.
  Dave had spent his lifetime as a mechanic working for JD Equipment in London, as well as many farmers in and around Madison County. He was an avid lover of his Harley Davidson and was always willing to take a ride. Above all, Dave loved his family and simply adored spending time with all his grandsons.
   He is survived by three daughters Amanda (David) Evans, Amber Newman (Kyle Corbin) and Ashley (Chris) Macy; grandsons Aaron (Brittany), Hunter, Jacoby, and Andrew; four brothers Darrel (Kathy) Reed, Danny (Becky) Reed, Delbert Reed and Dwayne (Denise) Reed; mother Janet Reed; aunt Shirley Baughn, several nieces and nephews.
   Dave was preceded in death by his father William Darrel Reed, grandmother Katherine Wilson, and uncle Jack Baughn.
  A Celebration of Dave’s Life will be held at a later date.
  The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London, where online condolences for the family may be shared at

Marilyn J. Allen, age 94, of West Jefferson, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Marilyn was born January 27, 1928, in Columbus, Ohio, and was the daughter of the late Fred and Reha (Callaghan) Studeman. She retired from Jefferson Local Schools where she was a bus driver for 17 years and was a member of the Saints Simon and Jude Catholic Church in West Jefferson, Ohio.
   She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years, Arnold Allen whom she married on August 27, 1948, daughter Christine Roncoroni, and her parents Fred and Reha Studeman. 
   Marilyn is survived by her children, Charlotte Haskins of Swanton, OH, and Patrick Allen of Delaware, OH; grandchildren, Eric Oakes, Amanda Oakes, Paul Smith, Reha Roncoroni, Tonya Coburn, Patrick Green, and Tasha Iams; 4 great-grandchildren, Gunnar Oakes, Grace Oakes, Reagan Coburn, and Trent Iams.
   The family will welcome friends from 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., Saturday, June 4, 2022, at the RADER-McDONALD-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 W. MAIN STREET, WEST JEFFERSON, OHIO, 43162. Mass will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, June 4, 2022, at the SAINTS SIMON AND JUDE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 9350 High Free Pike, West Jefferson, Ohio, with Rev. Father Robert Kitsmiller as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, West Jefferson, Ohio.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saints Simon and Jude Catholic Church, 9350 High Free Pike, or Ohio living Hospice at
   The family would like to say a special Thank You to the Ohio Living Hospice for the wonderful care they gave to Marilyn.
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James Andrew Thomas, 71, of West Jefferson, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on June 16, 2022, in his home.  James was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Mary, and his brother Thomas.
  No matter the situation, he was always available to help. He was the most supportive father you could ask for. He was an accomplished guitarist, language learner, and a master of dad jokes.
  James is survived by his two children Joshua and Jessica, his former spouse and friend Susan, daughter-in-law Yuka, aunt Bobbie, two cousins Steve and Jean Ann, and three grandchildren, Evie, Roxie, and Kai.
  Family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 p.m. TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2022 at the RADER-MCDONALD-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 West Main Street, West Jefferson, OH 43162.  Graveside burial services will be held at 12:00 Noon WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022 at MAPLEWOOD CEMETERY, Glouster, Ohio.
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Susan E. Seymour, age 73, of Mt. Sterling, Ohio, joined her beloved husband Roger in Heaven on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Born in Columbus, Ohio, on September 6, 1948, to the late Alfred and Helen Dingus. Susan was married to the love of her life, Roger Seymour for 53 years before he passed January 1, 2020.

    In addition to her parents and her beloved Roger, she was preceded in death by her brothers Wayne Dingus and Martin Dingus.

   She is survived by her children: Tammy (Ronald) Vansickle of Mt. Sterling, Tracey (Tommy) Perkins of Washington Court House, OH, Terressa (Rick) Stires of Mt. Sterling, Tommy Seymour, and friend Carolyn Brown with her four kids; grandchildren: Sarah, Ronnie, Kimberly, Rae, Terry, Tiarra, Jackson, Ashley, Kole, and Dax, along with her two step-grandchildren Jason and Derrick; 10 great-grandchildren; two very special sisters-in-law Jenny Seymour and Sherry Seymour (Puckett); very special cousin-sister Julia Horney, and godson Mark Stage.

   Sue was the athlete of the family who loved sports and the Ohio State Buckeyes. She loved her family and was most happy when they all got together. Sue was plain-spoken and told it like it was. She was a great friend.

   The family will receive friends from 3:00-6:00 P.M., SUNDAY, June 19, 2022, at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 331 West Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH, 43143, (740) 869-2777, where her Funeral Service will be held 11:00 A.M., MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022. Burial will follow at Pleasant Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, OH. Please visit

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Jaime Marie Stahl Gilmore, 44, of Frankfort, Ohio, formerly of London, died Friday, June 3, 2022, at the OSU Wexner Medical Center. Jaime was born in Columbus, Ohio, on December 12, 1977, a daughter of John and Jan (Holiday) Stahl.

   She graduated from London High School in 1996. A highlight of her life was when she won the title of Marigold Festival Queen in London, which enabled her to travel all over the state of Ohio to represent London and Madison County. Jaime loved animals of all kinds, particularly the downtrodden and the “runts”. She was an organ donor, having already saved three lives.

   Jaime is survived by her loving husband of two years, Robert Rueben Gilmore; parents of London; daughters: Elizabeth (Hayden) Thompson; Bethanie Hysell; Joshua Hysell, all of London; siblings: Jonathan (Amy) Stahl of London; Joseph (Laurie) Stahl of Galloway; two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; mother-in-law: Mary Gilmore; brother-in-law: Russell Gilmore.

  She was preceded in death by her father-in-law: Russell Gilmore; sister-in-law: Evelyn Gilmore.

   The family invites friends to call at the Lynch Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 124 E. High Street, London, Wednesday, June 15, 2022, from 5-7 PM, with a memorial service to follow. Online condolences may be sent to\

Clarence Ray Barnett, 64, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 11:05 PM. Clarence is proceeded in death by his father, Lee D. Barnett; mother, Bernice K. Fultz; and grandson Kevin X. Summers. He is survived by his wife of 34 years Kelly Barnett; sister, Chrystal J. Barnett; brother, Christopher E. (Emily) Fultz; and stepfather Grover E. Fultz;, Children Timothy (Charlene) Barnett, Christina (Josh) Tucker, and Michelle (Eric) Summers of W.V., Katherine L.M. (Ryan) Barnett, William Barnett, Andrew Barnett, Beverly Barnett of Ohio and his 14
   He was loved deeply and will be missed.
   The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from 12:00 Noon-1:00 PM at the RADER-McDONALD-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 W. MAIN STREET, WEST JEFFERSON, OH, 43162. 
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