Donna Eileen (Kronk) Conway, 83, of Galloway, Ohio passed away Saturday morning January 14, 2023 at Madison Health Hospital.  Donna was born on March 12, 1939 in Madison County, Ohio the daughter of Alfred and Fern (Delashmutt) Kronk. Donna graduated from Monroe High School in 1957.  She worked and retired from Sears Distribution Fashion Center. In 1985 she married William (Bill) Conway. During Donna's and her husband Bill’s retirement years they both worked for Coughlin Automotive in London.  She and her husband Bill both enjoyed clogging for Starlight Cloggers and camping at Poor Farmer’s campground. She was a beautiful and loving soul who was deeply loved by her family, friends and all who knew and met her. 
   She is preceded in death by her parents Alfred and Fern (Delashmutt) Kronk, her husband Bill Conway and her brother Jack Leon Kronk of West Jefferson. 
Donna is survived by her sons Rick (Kathy) Hutchinson of Galloway, Ohio, Dale Hutchinson & Terry Hutchinson of West Jefferson. and Mark (Debbie) Hutchinson of Hurricane, West Virginia. Stepdaughter Annette Himmelreich of Jacksonville, Florida, stepson Mike (Janine) Conway of West Jefferson and brother-n-law Frank (Bill) Conway-Columbus. Her grandchildren Danielle (Jerry) Salters, Tabatha Hutchinson, Shawna (Clyde) Huffman, Joshua Hutchinson, Jordan Hutchinson, Shelby (Nate) Mick, Amanda Hutchinson of Florida, Kristen (Ricky) Allen, Lauren Hutchinson, Cory and Ryan Hutchinson, Courtney (Joel) Thurman, Karli (Logan) Taulbee, Kaitlynn (Ulrich) Sinefeu and Kaci Himmelreich, Joelle and Tonya Conway, Drake Sidner, Yasha Shatalov and Joseph Conway. Donna was also blessed with 22 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren, a nephew Tim Kronk and nieces Colleen Trimmer and Jennifer Napier. 
   Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, January 20,2023, at the Lynch Family Funeral Home, 124 East High Street, London, Ohio 43140, from 1:00pm -3:00pm with a sevice to immediately follow with Pastor Tom Walker officiating.
   A gathering after the service will be held at Front Row, 14 West Main St. in West Jefferson.
  Donna’s services have been intrusted to Lynch Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 

​Bonnie F. Seedle, (80), of Harrodsburg, KY passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2023.  Bonnie was born in Pendleton County, KY on September 4, 1942 to William and Eva Belle (Roberts) Casey.  She is survived by her son, Richard A. Seedle (Carol); her grandchildren, Preston A. Seedle, Tiffany N Gilvin (Wes); her great granddaughter, Piper Nicole Gilvin; her brother, Sonny Casey (Linda) along with multiple nieces, nephews and adopted family.  Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Carl S. Seedle and her sisters, Essie Mae Patterson and Eva Sue Kavanaug.
   Bonnie’s life was a model of service.  This was reflected in her caring for elementary students in the cafeteria at West Jefferson schools as well as investing her time and talent with the West Jefferson American Legion. 
    Bonnie and her Husband lived on Fellows Ave. in West Jefferson for more than 40 years where they enjoyed their neighbors as though they too were Family. 
    Everyone who knew Bonnie always spoke of her smile and how happy she always was.
  The family will receive friends for a visitation and funeral for Bonnie at the FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 686 WEST JEFFERSON KIOUSVILLE RD. SE, WEST JEFFERSON, OH, 43162, on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.  Visitation will begin at 11:30 AM and a service will follow at 1:30 PM.  Bonnie will be laid to rest at the Deer Creek Township Cemetery in Lafayette.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Boys Town Ranch, 5100 E. 33rd Street, Edmond, OK 73013 (Phone: 405.341.3606) or online donations, 

in Bonnie’s memory.
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Melvin "Mel" Krekel, 73, of Galloway, OH, went to be with the Lord, December 13, 2022. He lived life like a warrior, fighting health issues with incredible strength and fortitude, including a courageous battle with cancer. Through it all, he maintained the same clever sense of humor he was known for, by family and friends. 
  Mel is predeceased by his mother and father, Forrest Krekel and Audrey (Brockmiller) Krekel, his mother and father-in-law, James Milton Peters II and Vernice (Greer) Peters and his brother-in-law James Milton Peters III.  He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Rebecca Peters Krekel of Galloway, OH, his brother Mike (Kathy) Krekel, Grand Rapids, SD, his sister Susan Krekel, Waterloo, IL, and his sister Sandy Krekel, Firestone, CO; his son Brian (Jamie) Krekel, Valmeyer, IL, and daughter Kristie (Bobby) Staggs, Florence, AL. Grandchildren Jake, Jayna and Violet Krekel, and Charles Tyler, Samantha and Courtney Staggs. 

  He is also survived by his brother-in-law Gary (Debi) Peters, West Jefferson, OH, and sister-in-law Kathleen (James) Feisley, Brookville, OH, and beloved nieces and nephews. 
  Mel was born on August 18, 1949, in St Louis, Mo. He graduated from Cahokia Senior High School, Cahokia IL, in 1967. He served 15 years as a Police Officer for Carbondale Police Department, Carbondale, IL. Once in Ohio, he began a career with AT&T, retiring in 2017.
  Mel had a passion for hunting and fishing. With his son, Brian, he hunted Bear in Canada, Wild Boar In Tennessee, Deer in Ohio and Illinois, and Marlin fishing in Cabo San Lucas. He also Salmon fished in Alaska, deep sea fished in the Atlantic, and Walleye fished in Lake Erie. Locally, he never missed goose or duck season. 
  Mel also loved to travel. He traveled with his wife to Alaska many times but enjoyed other adventures, as well, including exploring the beauty of the Smokey Mountain National Park, fishing at Lake Milakokia, MI, and watching the sunset in Key West, FL. He also enjoyed camping throughout Ohio.
 Mel left behind his 4-legged guardians and companions: Sparky, Ruby, and Beanie, who never left his side in this life, and will gather around him in the next - along with all the beloved pets of his lifetime.
 A celebration of life will be held in his honor in Spring 2023; a date and time of this event to be determined.

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 Alisha Marie Shamblin, 26, of Circleville, died January 11, 2023, in Circleville.
  Born April 9, 1996, in Chillicothe; she was a daughter of Glenda Marie (Hill) and Denver Shamblin, Jr., who precede her in death.
  Alisha walked through life like she never knew pain, she loved freely and honestly. She embraced fear even traveled the world alone. She started as a small-town girl that didn’t want to learn to drive and quickly grew into a world traveler with a fiancé abroad. She knew she was loved and tethered to us, always someone having her back and building her confidence. The life she lived in her short time was an adventure. She loved cooking, sharks, video games, drawing, felting, anime and the color green. She always had on blue jeans and a hat regardless of the weather. Her goofiness, her gentleness, her kindness will be missed by all that knew and loved her. Our world will be so quiet without her laughter…
  Alisha is survived by her fiancée Ben Webb (Becky and Shaun Brothwell, Leila Jordan and extended family and friends in Holbeach, Lincolnshire), Jeannette, Jody, Jarrod (Fang) Young and Grammie Char; siblings Alaura and Melody; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, January 20, 2023, in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London. Friends may call at the funeral home of Thursday, January 19, 2023, from 1:00 – 3:00 PM and 5:00 – 7:00 PM.
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​Jean Ann Shreve, 64, of London, died on Monday, January 16, 2023, at home surrounded by her loving family.
   Born May 11, 1958, in Columbus, she was a daughter of Marvin and Margaret (Wakeman) Flanagan.
 Jean had worked and retired from the Franklin County Board of Health. She also attended the Cypress Church in London.
   She is survived by loving fiancé Vince Fields; brother Ed (Teresa) Flanagan; stepchildren Jess (Will) McCutcheon, Josh (Agatha) Shreve, Brandon (Makayla) Fields, Courtney Fields; step-grandchildren Cali, Parker, Harper, Landri, Maddy, Austin, Amelia, Alexis, Autumn, Lilly, and special grandsons Cole and Case Fields; nieces and nephews Jeremy (Lya) Flanagan, Heather (Matt) Olds, Steve “Roo” Shingler, Shawn (Alisha) Shingler, Ashley Shingler (Chris Lunsford); many great nieces and great nephews; aunt Betty Lou Allen, uncle David Bell; best friends Rose Mitchell and Jane Van Fossen.
   Jean is preceded in death by her parents; husband Michael Shreve; sister Mary Beth Shingler; grandparents Bob and Marietta Wakeman and Pap and Delilah Flanagan; uncles Sidney Allen and Bill Wakeman, aunts Jeanie Bell and Maxine (Ed) Edwards.
   A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023, beginning at 2:00 PM in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 North Main Street, London, with Pastor Cindy Taylor officiating. Interment will immediately follow in Paint Memorial Cemetery, London. Friends may call the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 PM until the time of services.
   If they wish, the family encourages memorials in Jean’s name be sent to Echo Hospice, 8050 North High Street, Suite 160, Columbus, Ohio 43234.
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Jeffrey David Hill, 48, of London, died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 15, 2023, in his residence.
   Born February 22, 1974, in Columbus, he was a son of Larry D. and Linda Sue (White) Hill.
  Jeff worked professionally as a broker/dispatch for BST in London. He enjoyed everything to do with the outdoors from camping to kayaking. He enjoyed nice cigars and good bourbon. Jeff also loved OSU football, especially when there were opportunities to tailgate.
  He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years Kelly (Bishop) Hill; sons Jarrett and Gage Hill; parents Larry and Sue Hill; sister Kimberly (Brett) Martindale; nieces and nephews Airien (Josh) Rheinscheld, Kyle Betz, Madison (Colt) Kelly, Luke (Cassidy) Betz, Zac Casey; many great nieces and great nephews; paternal grandmother Helen Hill; mother and father-in-law Terry and Linda Bishop; sister-in-law Terri (Allen) Ozmore; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; a host of great friends.
  Jeff was preceded in death by his nephew Christian Ray Casey; paternal grandfather Vaugn Whitney Hill; maternal grandparents Vertress White and Lawrence Oakley White.
  The family will receive friends at the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 North Main Street, London, on Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. A Celebration of Jeff’s Life will immediately follow visitation at the Depot Station, South Main Street, London, Ohio.
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Larry Mayhorn, 71, of London, died Tuesday, January 10, 2023, in Doctors Hospital Columbus.
   Larry was born June 18, 1951, in Charleston, West Virginia.
   A service technician for Solon; he was also a self-employed upholsterer. Besides riding motorcycles, Larry loved spending time with his family, especially on family camping trips.
   Survivors include his wife of 52 years Patti (Smith) Mayhorn; children and their spouses Christopher “Rusty” and Jessica Mayhorn and Susan and Shawn Miller; grandchildren Christopher Dolby, Brandon Dolby, Austin Dolby, Jordan Thacker, Jamy (Dylan) Crace and Madison Mayhorn; great-grandchildren Rowan, Bradley, Sawyer and Greyson and many other family members.
   He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Tricia Dolby.
  A celebration of Larry’s life will be held in the springtime.
   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

David E. Webb, 78, of London, died Saturday, January 14, 2023, at Madison Health, London. David was born September 3, 1944 in Columbus, Ohio, a son of Russell E. and Anna Rose (Kronk) Webb.

    David graduated from London High School in 1962. He had been a farmer for many years and retired from Madison Correctional Institution as a Building Maintenance Instructor. He enjoyed his retirement years working for Coughlin Automotive in London.

    He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Janet J. Webb; daughters: Cheryl (Doug) Lepper of Westerville; Chris Moore of Columbus; Loni (Ramu) Reddy of Eugene, Oregon; Jan R. Jones of West Jefferson; grandchildren: Lindsay, Ryan, Amanda, Nicole, Laura, Maya, and Kyle; great-grandchildren: Alex, Aiden, Ainsley, Grace, and Savannah; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.

    David was preceded in death by his parents; sister: Carol Schilling; maternal grandparents, who helped raise David: Francis and Edith Kronk; paternal grandmother: Mary Becker.

    The family invites friends to call at the Lynch Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 124 E. High Street, London, Wednesday, from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM, with a funeral service to follow, officiated by the Reverend Dwain Hill. Interment service will follow at the Kirkwood Cemetery.

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In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the Nationwide Children’s Ronald McDonald House, 711 E. Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205 or Nationwide Children’s Hospital Research, 700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205. Envelopes will be available at the funeral Home.​

Ferrell Harris, Jr., 85, of London, died Tuesday, January 10, 2023, in Madison Health. Born July 5, 1937, in Gilbert, WV, he was a son of Sarah (Mayhon) and Ferrell Harris, Sr.  A US Army veteran, Ferrell had retired from the former Purex/Dial Corporation in London as a foreman. He loved playing his guitar, but most of all he loved his family. 

   Survivors include his wife of nearly 50 years Frances (Stumbo) Harris; children Robin Tipton (Chuck Ackley), Joseph Wayne (Kim) Richey, Tena Marie Harris and Jerrell Ray (Amy) Harris; grandchildren Misty, Rusty, Staci, Sarah and Trea’, Heather Nicole Richey, Taylor Mason Parker, Anna, Sam and Lilly Harris; numerous great grandchildren; brothers Clark (Dorothy) Harris and Arnold Harris, sister Gene Whiteside and many nieces and nephews.                                                                                                      He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Fay (Clell) Kauffer, Irene Hatfield and Jeraldine Mullins.

    Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Monday, January 16, 2023, in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London with Mr. Michael Casto officiating. Interment will follow in Paint Memorial Cemetery, London. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-5 PM Sunday.

    The family suggests memorials in Ferrell’s name be made to The James Cancer Hospital at                                      Online condolences for the family may be sent to