Mary Jackson

Mary Jackson, 77, of Lima and formerly of Russells Point, died at 12:37 a.m. Sunday, May 22, 2016, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

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Barbara J. Smith

Smith Barbara obit

Barbara J. Smith, 74, of Bellefontaine, formerly of Springfield, passed away Sunday evening, May 22, 2016, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.

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Ronald Lee Smith

Smith Ronald obit

Ronald Lee Smith, 65, of Kenton, passed away at 4:36 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2016, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.

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Joyce Marie Hay

Joyce Marie Hay, 66, of Bellefontaine, passed away Saturday morning, May 21, 2016, at Heartland of Bellefontaine.

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John E. Doss

Doss John OBIT

John E. Doss, 68, of Huntsville, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016, at The Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital, Columbus.


He was born Feb. 18, 1948, in Dayton, a son of David E. Doss Sr. and Gertrude F. Kastl Doss.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Ricketts Doss; two daughters, Denise (Hilbert Sr.) Hassell and Isis Doss; sister, Jean Johnson; sister-in-law, Blanche (Forest Jr.) Davis; two grandchildren, Quincy Hassell and Macaria Doss; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Don and Dot Shepard, Don and Kay Kessler, Rod and Peg Burnside, and Jerry Hoge.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Louella Matsunga and brother, David E. Doss Jr.

John was a mechanic by skill and trade.

“To all my family and friends that I love dearly, especially my wife of 46 years, I will miss you one and all. Please do not grieve for me because we will meet again in a different life, maybe a few small block chevy's to build and a few Harley's to ride. I will miss you all. Remember take each day as it comes for you can not change it, but thank the dear Lord you have lived another day. I hope we all meet again. Love to all and God Bless.” — John.

Calling is from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at Jennings Farley Funeral Home & Crematory, 5591 S. U.S. Route 68, West Liberty. Condolences may be made at www.jenningsfarley.com.

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