Mrs. Agnes L. Gulick

Funeral services for Mrs. Agnes L. Gulick, 47 years old, wife of Cornelius Gulick of Belle Mead and a sister of Miss Emma Bell of Whitehouse Station, were held yesterday afternoon. Rev. Preston F. Strauss, pastor of the Reformed Church at Harlingen, officiated and interment was at North Branch. Mrs. Gulick died suddenly after a short illness of a stroke of apoplexy. She was born at North Branch and was a daughter of Mrs. Catherine Bell and the late James Bell. She leaves her husband and a son, Russell Gulick. She was a member of the Reformed Church at Harlingen. She also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Edgar Major of Allentown and Mrs. Phillip B. Koechlein of Bound Brook.

Source: Central New Jersey Courier-News, June 29, 1928.


Lifelong Oregonian Dies at Wagner Home

Ashland, 24—Funeral services for Mrs. Mabel Briner, 81, who died Thursday at her home on Wagner creek, will be held here Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Litwiller funeral home.  The Rev. Earl Downing will be in charge of services and interment will be in Stearns cemetery, Talent.

Mrs. Briner was born Feb. 10, 1870, at Lincoln, Polk county, Oregon, and was married March 7, 1888, to George H. Briner, who survives.  She had been a resident of the Wagner creek area for most of the past 57 years.

Other survivors include a daughter, Elfa Long, Talent; a son, Lyle, Prospect; a sister, Mrs. C.A. Bell, Portland, one grandchild and three great-grandchildren.

Source:  Medford Mail Tribune, November 25, 1951.

Death Summons Mrs. Yocom, 57

Mrs. Goldie L. Yocom, 57, of 1022 Sunset avenue, died at 2 o’clock this morning at her home following a lingering illness of complications.

She was born at Pomeroy on Sept. 12, 1890, the daughter of Howard and Ola Chase Wilson, but had made this city her home for the major part of her life.

Mrs. Yocom was a member of the Central Trinity Methodist church, Zanesville Chapter No. 52 OES, Amrou Caldron Beulah Temple of Pythian Sisters and the Timber Run Grange.

She is survived by her husband, Ray; two daughters, Mrs. John Bell, wife of Major John Bell has just returned from Japan and Miss Betty Lou Yocom of the home; two sons, Richard G. of Montgomery avenue and R. Alfred Yocom of Maple avenue; her mother, Mrs. Ola Wilson of Moorehead avenue; four brothers, Roy of Montgomery avenue, Morton H. of Pleasant Valley, Lester of Pomeroy, and Guy Wilson of Rushville; three sisters, Mrs. Roy Brown and Mrs. Habron Holdcroft, both of Moorehead avenue, and Mrs. Dora Slonaker of Pine street; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the Dean-Swope funeral home with Rev. L.A. Schreiber, pastor of the Central Trinity church, officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park.

The body will remain at the funeral home.

Source: Zanesville Signal, May 17, 1948.

Small Town News—Zanesville Signal & Zanesville Times Recorder

Mrs. John Bell of Dayton will arrive soon to spend one month visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Yocum of 1022 Sunset avenue. (Zanesville Signal, December 8, 1945)

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Drumm of 124 Hamline avenue have received word that their son, Virgil Drumm, technician 5-g, has arrived safely in England. (Zanesville Signal, December 28, 1943)

OFF TO FLORIDA: Mrs. Fuller V. Welsh, Mrs. Wilbur Mendenall, Mrs. Mayme Starch [sic] Flesher and her mother, Mrs. Ashville [sic] Search, and Mrs. Byron Vandenbark will leave this morning for Miami, Fla., where they will spend several weeks. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, February 7, 1931)

Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Hanson of Junction City are spending a few days with friends here. (Zanesville Signal, October 4, 1926)

Robert Christy, 19, Richard Christy, 12, and Mary Frances Christy, 17, all children of Charles Christy, 230 Orchard street, are suffering from scarlet fever, as is Zane Hanson, 9, son of Virgil Hanson, Shawnee. (Zanesville Signal, November 5, 1934)

This Misses Mildred and Bonnie Hartley entertained members of the Standard Bearer Missionary society of the M.E. church at their home on Washington street Wednesday evening with 20 members present. Refreshments were served and a social hour enjoyed. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, April 7, 1939)

Roseville: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lacy and family have moved into the H.H. Guy property, Terrace, formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lewis and family. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, December 4, 1928)

Charles Lacy was honored with a party at his home in Roseville on the occasion of his 80th birthday anniversary Jan. 19. Nearly 30 persons were present. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, January 19, 1972)

W.D. Murphy, Jr., of Martin road, and brother, John Murphy of Columbus, are on a hunting trip in Michigan. They were joined there by their cousins, Harry Metcalfe and Kirk Rorick, and their uncle Cosper Rorick. (Zanesville Signal, October 9, 1938)

Mr. and Mrs. Chester Pickerall [sic] and their son Ronald of Chicago, Ill., are spending the holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clem Reed of Lake Drive, and Mr. and Mrs. William Search of Moxahala avenue. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, December 25, 1925)

Mrs. Augustus Printz who has been seriously ill at her home here [Crooksville] is reported somewhat improved. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, April 2, 1930)

John Bell

John Bell, a life-long resident of Zanesville, took up his duties as first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Corps.  J.B. Straley, regional manager for the Office of Emergency Management, announced that Bell, who has been Regional Service Operations officer for the OEM since February, has left for Wright Field, where he will be assigned to the Materiel Command of the Air Corps.  Bell, educated in Zanesville schools and a graduate of Lash High School (class of ’25), is married to the former Evelyn Yocom, also of Zanesville.  Bell was born in Zanesville 34 years ago.  His mother, Mrs. Grace H. Bell, resides on the West Pike. Previous to his association with the OEM, Mr. Bell held the post of Regional Director of  the Contract and Claims Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture with headquarters in Dayton.  He has been with the Department of Agriculture since 1934.  Bell attended Ohio State University and the University of Detroit.

Source:  Zanesville Times Recorder, June 17, 1942.