Delaware County Obituaries



November 22, 1949

Notes: Taylor, James, age 74; passed away at his home in Muncle, Ind.; beloved husband of Margaret; beloved father of Mrs. Ronald Beeson of Muncie, Mrs. Robert Sheldon of Lorain, James, jr., of Muncie and Daniel of Cleveland, and grandfather. Services Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. at Schwartz Home for Funerals, Lorain, O. Burial in Elmwood, Dr. Green officiating.


December 20, 1965

Notes: Terwilliger. David M. Terwilliger, husband of the late Lilah, father of Mrs. John Geissbuhler (Hannah) of 4895 Clubside Rd., Lyndhurst, Dell of Boston, Mass., Mrs. Earl Arnett (Alice), of Coshocton, O., Mrs. James McGinnis (Ruth) of Muncie, Ind., and George of Schnectady, N.Y., grandfather of 14, great-grandfather of one, brother of Lewis D. of Cedar Rapids, Ia., and Burgess H. of Chicago, Ill. Friends received at The Boswell Jones Mortuary, 13613 Euclid Ave. at Forest Hill Blvd. Services on Monday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Blair Benner officiating. Interment Acacia Park Cemetery.

THOMPSON, Verna Elmeda

January 23, 1929

Notes: Thompson-Verna Elmeda, dearly beloved wife of James I., mother of Marie and Virginia, daughter of Mary A. Schwartz, sister of Mrs. Cora Mosslander, Mrs. Fred McCombs, Mrs. W. J. Schrader, Mr. O. E. Schwartz, Frank Schwartz and D. H. A. Schwartz, called home at 7 a. m. Wed, Jan. 16, at the residence, 19345 Frazier Drive, Rocky River. Now at Klanke Parr Funeral Home, 15407 Detroit Avenue, where funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, at 2 p. m. Canton, O., Huntington, Ind., Akron, O., Muncie, Ind. Indinapolis, Fort Wayne, Lexington and Dayton papers please copy.

Contributed By: Kelly Runyon-Bragg

TIDIK, John M.

August 12, 1970

Notes: Tidik. John M. Tidik, residence, 952 Tuscarawa Ave., New Philadelphia, O., age 83, a former resident of Lakewood, O., a retired employee of White Motor Co., died Aug. 8, husband of Veimo Herron Tidik, father of Florence Zoldak of Lakewood, O., Ruth, Luttrell of Puerto Rico, Anne Luttrull of Muncie, Ind., and Herbert D. of Grose He, Mich. Graveside Services at 2 p.m. Wednesday, lakewood Park Cemetery, Rocky River, Ohio

TURNER, Mrs. James

From Carrollton (MO) Weekly Democrat, March 1914



Mrs. James Turner died at her home in La Harpe, Kansas, Friday night, March 20, 1914, of rupture of the stomach, aged 53 years, 4 months and 6 days. Mrs. James Turner was the eldest daughter of John Cheesman.  She was born in Delaware county, Indiana, Nov. 14, 1860.  When she was 6 years old she came with her father to Carroll county where she lived many years, after the age of 18 returning to Indiana, and at the age of 20 united in marriage to James Turner of that place, after which they returned to Carroll county, Mo. and resided north of Bogard for 16 years, then taking with them their children settled in La Harpe, Kan., where they now reside. Of this union 10 children were born of whom 8 survive her.  The living children are John, Ewing, Jesse L., Ira W., Melvin J., Mrs.Bertha Sellman, Mrs. Marmie Ensinger, Miss Orpha Turner of that place.  Mrs. Ida Appleberry of Bogard.  All of whom where there to mourn her loss.  She leaves to mourn her loss a dear husband, 8 children, 10 grand children, father, three brothers and three sisters. Two sisters and one brother were also there.  Mrs. Ben Rose of Greensberg, Kans. Mrs. Jim carroll of La Harpe, Kan., Mr. Alonzo Cheesman of Bogard.

Mrs. Turner had been sick only a short time.  She was taken to the hospital where an operation was performed.  She only lived 12 hours after the operation.  She was a faithful christian.  She was converted when a child and united with the Methodist church and on through life lived a devoted christian.  She was a good woman a devoted helpmate and a kind and loving mother.  The funeral serrvices where held at the Methodist church at 10 o clock, March 23.  The body was taken from there to the Hiland cemetery at Iola, where it was laid to rest awaiting the resurrection.  She will be greatly missed by all those who knew her and the people of Carroll county will be sorry to hear of her sudden death, but she has not gone from us only on this earth.  She stands on the other side waiting to welcome us to a better land where parting will be no more.

Contributed By: Suzann Holland


February 24, 1934

Turner: Jay Lee, husband of Bessie (nee Dunlap), brother of Mrs.R. E. Walker of Chicago, Mrs. W. E. Pittsford of Phoenix, Ariz., and W.M. Turner of Milwaukee, Feb. 23, at residence, 2177 S. Overlook Rd.,Cleveland Heights, where services will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, at 5 p. m. Burial Muncie, Ind.

Muncie Star, Sunday Feb 25, 1934

Turner Funeral This Afternoon

Jay Lee Turner,

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Meeks mortuary for Jay Lee Turner, member of a pioneer Muncie family, who died Thursday night (Feb 22, 1934) at his home in Cleveland, O.  The Rev. C. Russel Moody, rector of Grace Episcopal Church, will officiate at the services.  Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary.

Pallbearers will be J. Carl O'Harra, John McNaughton, Fred Losh, Thomas L. Ryan, J.L. Kimbrough, Fred Jones, A. Earl Boyce and Charles O. Grafton.  Mr. Turner was the son of L.L. Turner, established the Turner Glass Corporation.  Charles M. Turner is survived by the widow: two sisters, Mrs. Robert Walker of Chicago, Mrs. Walter Pittsford of Indianapolis and Phoenix, and a brother, Lock Turner. The body will be brought to the city this morning.

Contributed By: Shirley Baston Pearson

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