Archives for October 2016

Aaron Davis


Aaron Wayne Davis age 53 of Columbus, Ohio was born on December 5, 1962. He was called home to be with our heavenly father on October 28, 2016. Aaron was a loving husband and father. He was a hard working man and provided for his family the best way he could. Aaron was employed at NAPA… Read complete obituary here.

Charles Evans

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Charles M.  Evans, age 80 Sunrise March 9, 1936, in Urbancrest, Ohio and Sunset October 27, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio As a veteran of the United States Army for 23 years, he retired as Sgt First Class. He served in Vietnam, served as an Airbourne Instructor, Senior Drill Sargent and was awarded a meritorious service… Read complete obituary here.

Debra Slate


Debra Jane Slate, age 59.  Sunrise April 28, 1957 and Sunset October 24, 2016. Visitation 6:00pm and Service 7:00pm Tuesday November 1, 2016 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave. To read the complete obituary, order flowers and to offer condolences to The SLATE Family, visit Offer… Read complete obituary here.

Barbara Jean Chavis

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Barbara Jean Chavis was born September 29, 1934 in Columbus, Ohio to the union of Clarence Wooten & Beatrice Farmley. Born to the union of Barbara & Donald Chavis were five children, Kevin, Mark, Donald K, Kimberly and Tracey. Barbara was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Wooten; mother, Beatrice Farmley; son, Mark Chavis;… Read complete obituary here.

Alma Croskery


Alma “Mom/Nana” Leigh Croskery was born July 3, 1925 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Common and Clio (Boggus) Kelley. She departed this life Wednesday October 26, 2016. Alma graduated from Dayton Dunbar High School and also attended The Ohio State University. Along with her husband Jimmie they were the owners of Javan’s Pit Barbeque… Read complete obituary here.

Linda Goodwin

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Linda Gail Goodwin, age 70.  Sunrise September 1, 1946 and Sunset October 21, 2016.  Linda was a graduate of East High School and retired as a Safety Manager with The City of Columbus Refuge Department.   She was a member of Church of Columbus where she ministered on the Praise Team; and she was a member… Read complete obituary here.

Ephraim Asante

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Ephraim Yaw Asante, age 71.  Sunrise February 8, 1945 and Sunset September 19, 2016. Funeral 8:00am Saturday October 29, 2016 Ramseyer Presbyterian, 3228 Westerville Road. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave. To order flower and to offer condolences to The ASANTE Family, visit… Read complete obituary here.

Jeffrey Payne

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Jeffrey Byron Payne, age 54.  Sunrise July 9, 1962 in Youngstown, OH and Sunset October 22, 2016 in Columbus, OH. Visitation 2:00pm and Funeral 3:00pm Saturday October 29, 2016 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE 2500 Cleveland Ave.  To read the complete obituary, order flowers and to offer condolences to The… Read complete obituary here.

Tony Jackson

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Tony L. Jackson, age 60.  Sunrise March 13, 1956 and Sunset October 19, 2016.  He was born in Andalusia, AL to Rupert and LaConnie Jackson.  Tony graduated in 1974 from Lalabar High School.  He was a Cincinnati Bengals and Ohio State Buckeyes Fan.  He loved to spend time with his family and friends.  Tony worked… Read complete obituary here.

John Jones


John Henry Jones, age 64.  Sunrise October 28, 1951 in Augusta, GA and Sunset October 20, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH.  John was a 1970 graduate of Linden McKinley High School and was a U.S. Army Veteran during the Vietnam War. John was formerly employed at Greyhound, Forward Air Freight, and DHL.John… Read complete obituary here.