Archives for November 2014

Traci Marie Williams


Traci Marie Williams, age 42. Sunrise December 7, 1971 and Sunset November 24, 2014. Traci was a 1990 graduate of Beechcroft High School, was studying Nursing at Columbus State, was employed at Bob Evans and was a member of Triedstone Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Wilma and Marshall Sanders Sr…. Read complete obituary here.

Charles Martez Thomas


Charles Martez Thomas, age 25, of Columbus, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on November 18, 2014. Charles was born to the late Rodriccos A. Williams, Sr. and Rhonda L. Thomas on February 24, 1989. Charles, also known as Charlie and Martez, was deeply loved by all and cherished every individual relationship he… Read complete obituary here.

Elder Paul John Ette Jordan

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JORDAN Elder Paul John Ette Jordan, AKA John Jordan, age 88. Sunrise July 29, 1926 in Goodwater, AL and Sunset November 20, 2014 at Springfield Regional Medical Center. Elder Jordan retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base. He was a member of the Church of God MPGofT where he served as an Elder. He was… Read complete obituary here.

Renai Michell Payne


Renai Michell Payne, age 48. Sunrise Novmber 29, 1965 and Sunset November 16, 2014. Michelle was a 1984 graduate of Marion Franklin High School, and worked for Nationwide Insurance and The U.S. Postal Service. She was a member of Columbus Christian Center where she served on the Ministerial Staff and in Choir. Renai was preceded… Read complete obituary here.

Marlon L. Story

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STORY, Marlon Lovell Story was born December 28, 1954 and departed this life on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 3:15pm. Marlon was a laid back, quiet person whose smile would light up the room. A kind gentle soul who always had something funny to say, one of his favorite phrases was “Whatever” with an emphasis… Read complete obituary here.

Stephanie Days


DAYS, Stephanie Elaine Days, age 51. Sunrise November 5, 1963 and Sunset November 16, 2014 in Columbus, OH. Stephanie was a graduate of Beechcroft High School. Her passion was mentoring the women at Maryhaven. Stephanie was preceded in death by her parents, Gary and Geraldine Days, and her brother Keith Edward Days. She leaves to… Read complete obituary here.

Jay Howard Vipperman

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VIPPERMAN, Jay Howard Vipperman, age 88.  Jay was born on December 20, 1925 in Sharondale, KY and passed away November 15, 2014 at Liberty Nursing Home, in Mansfield, OH.  He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, member of American Legion and retiree of Gorman-Rupp Company.  He was a gospel singer and a member of Lighthouse Chapel… Read complete obituary here.

Johnella Chaney


CHANEY, Johnella Chaney, age 86.  Sunrise February 22, 1928 in Harlan, KY and Sunset November 14, 2014 in Columbus, OH.  Johnella Chaney was a Jehovah’s Witness at the Kingdom Hall Woodland Terrace for over 50 years.  Johnella was preceded in death by her father and mother, Effie Woolen and Daniel Raimey, grandson, Lamont Randall, granddaughter, Erica… Read complete obituary here.

Gregory Wayne Croft I


CROFT, Gregory Wayne Croft I, age 53.  Sunrise March 19, 1961 in Youngstown, OH and Sunset November 13, 2014 in Columbus, OH.  Gregory was a graduate of Youngstown East High School, a veteran Military Police in the U.S. Army and owner of Platinum Status Entertainment, Croft Entertainment Complex (CEC), Builder Plus and Serusha –Steiner Associates. … Read complete obituary here.

Carrie Louise Kates


KATES Carrie Louise Kates, age 66.  Surnise August 11, 1948 in Augusta, GA and Sunset November 11, 2014 in Columbus, OH.  Carrie was a retired nurse.  She was a member of The Asbury United Methodist Church where she ministered in Theatrical Dance, Music, Asbury Childrens Choir and Christian Education.  She was preceded in death by… Read complete obituary here.