April 1, 1944 — Jan. 24, 2007
FREMONT — Anita Faye Leisure Stuckey, 62, of Fremont, died Wednesday at the Elmwood Nursing Home, Green Springs.
She was born on April 1, 1944 in Rushville, Ind. to Howard and Marie (Jackson) Leisure.
She attended Grace Community Church, Fremont. She had been a daycare provider.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Angela and Ronald Stahl of Green Springs, Amy and Bryan Hollingsworth of Toledo, Gina Turner of Georgia, Cindy Severs of Shelbyville, Ind. and Mindy Jacob of Rushville, Ind.; eight grandchildren; sisters, Judy Nelson of Indiana and Wanda Messer of Tennessee; and brothers, David Leisure and Dudley Leisure, both of Indiana.
Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St., Clyde. The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Grace Community Church, Fremont. The Rev. Forrest Kirchenbauer will officiate. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Elmwood Nursing Home, Green Springs or Grace Community Church, Fremont.
July 18, 1924 — Jan. 24, 2007
Mabel E. Bryan, 82, of Sullivan, died Wednesday at Triumph Hospital of Mansfield.
She was born July 18, 1924 in Troy Township in Ashland County. Daughter of the late Ernest S. and Lola (Spencer) Grimwood, she had lived most of her life in Sullivan.
She was a graduate of Ruggles High School. She had worked at Forest City Technologies in Wellington , where she retired in the early 1990s. She attended the First Congregational Church in Sullivan, where she was a Sunday school teacher with perfect attendance, she also helped with vacation Bible school. Mabel was an avid Cleveland Indian's fan. She enjoyed sewing, canning, camping, family gatherings, gardening, tending flowers and traveling.
Mabel is survived by two daughters, Barbara (Richard) Herrick of Sullivan and Kathleen (Royal) Chisholm of North Fairfield; two sons, Randall (Kareen) Bryan of Nova and James L. (Pam) Bryan of Loudonville; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; eight step grandchildren; 16 step great grandchildren; and numerous cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Virgil Bryan; step grandson, Jeremy Chisholm; step granddaughter, Denise Thompson; two step great-grandchildren, Brody and Nora Stull; and a sister, Florence Stevens.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today and from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday at the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St. , New London . Rev. Robert Gault will officiate and burial will follow in the Sullivan Southview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation, 6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 325 , Bethesda , MD 20817 , National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Northwest Ohio Chapter, 415 Tomahawk Drive, Maumee, Ohio 43537 or donor's favorite charity.