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Terry D.  Briggs
(7/12/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Time: 12:00 Noon
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home



Terry D. Briggs, 69, of Loudonville died unexpectedly at his home Wednesday morning, July 12, 2017 following a six-month battle with ALS. He was born October 16, 1947 in Denver, CO and was the son of Wesley and Dorothy (Newberg) Briggs. Terry was a 1966 graduate of Hillsdale High School and a US Army veteran of Vietnam. He worked 39 years and one month at Mansfield Plumbing Products before retiring in 2010. Terry enjoyed being a handyman for friends and was affectionately known as a ‘Jack-of-all-Trades’. He was a member and avid supporter of the L-P Athletic Boosters Club for many years.

Terry is survived by his wife, Judy A. (Smith) Briggs, whom he married June 6, 1981; five children: Lesa (Eric) Deter, Todd (Crystal) Briggs, Angie (Ezra) Hogan, Chris (Mandy) Johnson, and Shawn (Melissa) Johnson; 14 grandchildren: Kristen, Amber, Cassandra, Hailey, Tiphani, Scott, Cody (Jamie), Felicia, Dylan, Vin, Drew, Sabrina (Chase Fidler), Mason, and Seth; two great-grandchildren: Raelyn Faye Baker, and Jasper William Briggs; three brothers: Jerry (Marilyn) Briggs, Kurtis (Suzann) Briggs, and Alec (Cathy) Briggs; three sisters: Beverly Masters, Joleen (John) Chance and Leann (Jason) Jelks; and one brother-in-law: Doug (Juanita) Smith.

A Celebration of Life Service with Chaplain Keith Bond officiating will be held on Saturday, July 15 beginning at 12:00 noon in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE where military honors will be provided by the American Legion and VFW. Friends may visit with the Briggs family from 10-12 on Saturday morning at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to either Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mt. Vernon, OH 43050 or the ALS Assoc., Gift Processing Center, PO Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022.

The Briggs family wishes to thank Erin, Alyssa, and Debbie of Hospice of Knox County and Shana and Ted of the Visiting Nurses Assoc. for their wonderful care provided to Terry.




 
Loretta Mae  Smith
(7/8/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time: 1:00 until 3:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home



Loretta Mae Smith, 84, of Possum Run Road, Bellville, died Saturday evening, July 8, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family following an extended illness. Loretta was born July 10, 1932 in Marion and was the daughter of the late Roy and Edith Harbin McFadon. She was a Bellville area resident for the past 44 years previously living in Vermillion Twp., Ashland County. She worked as a cook for 19 years at San-Dar Smorgasbord, Bellville and also for the Hayesville-Vermillion School. She later worked at Essex Wire in Lexington. Loretta enjoyed quilting and was quite prolific, having sewn more than 20 quilts over the years. She also enjoyed playing cards and camping with friends and family. Loretta was a life-member of Perrysville VFW Auxiliary 8586 and Loudonville American Legion Auxiliary 257.

She is survived by her husband, Lee F. Smith, whom she married August 11, 1951; three sons: Darrell (Patty) Smith of Ackworth, GA, Bruce (Sherry) Smith and David (Stacie Pierce) Smith, all of rural Bellville; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister: Helen Arnold of Waterford, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one granddaughter: Erin Smith in 1979.

Friends and family may visit Wednesday, July 12 from 1-3 PM in the LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE where funeral services will begin at 3:00 PM with Rev. Christine Radojcsics officiating. A luncheon will immediately follow the funeral services at the American Legion Post 257, 131 S. Water Street, Loudonville. Private family burial will be held in Bunker Hill Cemetery, Butler. Memorial contributions may be given to OhioHealth Hospice & Palliative Care, 335 Glessner Ave., Mansfield, OH 44903.




 
 
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