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Jesse E. Yoder, 60, of Copley, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral services Monday, 10 a.m., at the First Congregational Church of Akron, 292 E. Market St., Rev. Jay Groat, Rev. William O. Roder and Rabbi David Lipper officiating. Interment at Copley Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hummel Funeral Home West, 3475 Copley Rd., Copley, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Brain Tumer Association, 2720 River Rd., Suite 146, Des Plaines, Ill. 60018-4110, or the Hospice of Visiting Nurse. (Hummel West, Copley-Fairlawn, a Golden Rule Funeral Home, 330-666-1138).
"He was toiling yet at sunset,
(Gospel Herald, October 22, 1925, page 623, Mennobit Project) Miller--Samuel Sharp , son of John and Anna (Sharp) Miller, was born near Neshannock Falls, Lawrence Co., Pa., March 3, 1857; died May 2, 1936; aged 79 y. 1 m. 28 d. In his youth he accepted Christ as his personal Savior and united with the Maple Grove Mennonite Church of which he was a faithful member until death. On Feb. 1, 1883, he was united in marriage to Sarah A. Zook. To this union were born 7 children (Mrs. S. K. Lapp, Mrs. H. B. Kaufman, Mrs. E. J. Detweiler, John H., Harvey R., and Alvie E., one son preceded him in death. He is survived by his invalid wife, 6 children, 22 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 1 sister (Nancy S. Miller), 1 brother (D. S. Miller). Funeral services were conducted May 5 by E. F. Hartzler, assisted by E. J. Zook and E. F. Zook. Burial in the Maple Grove Cemetery.
(Gospel Herald, May 21, 1936. Mennobit Project)
Sharp--Eula Florence , daughter of Levi and Cora Sharp, was born near Montreal, Mo., Mar. 1, 1915; died of diphtheria at her home near Hubbard, Oreg., Aug. 26, 1924; aged 9 y. 5 m. 26 d. She leaves father, mother, three sisters, one brother, two grandmothers, a host of relatives and friends. Eula was a faithful little worker in children's meeting and Sunday school. A short burial service was held in the Zion Cemetery, where her little form was peacefully laid to rest during the silent hours of the night at 11 o'clock P. M., Aug. 29. Memorial services were held at the Zion Church Sunday, Sept. 21, conducted by A. P. Troyer and E. Z. Yoder. Text. Mark 10:13-15. "A precious one from us is gone, A voice we loved is stilled; A place is vacant in our house Which never can be filled."
(Gospel Herald, October 16, 1924, p. 575. Mennobit Project)
(Gospel Herald, July 4, 1908, p. 223. Mennobit Project)
Lizzie K. Sharp, daughter of Simon H. Yoder, was born near Reedsville, Pa., Oct. 4, 1862; died at the home of her son (S. D. Sharp) Belleville. Pa., June 25, 1927; aged 64 y. 8 m. 21 d., after an illness of 2 months of a complication of diseases. In the winter of 1885 she was united in marriage to Christ Sharp. To this union were born 4 sons and 5 daughters. Father and one son preceded her in death. There remain to mourn her departure 3 sons, 5 daughters, and 35 grandchildren, 3 brothers (J. E., S. D., and Ben C. Sharp), and five sisters, Lydia A. wife of C. P. Yoder, Mary E. wife of E. J. Kurtz, Sadie C. wife of J. H. Peachey, Fannie B. wife of D. A. Yoder, Barbara Y. wife of J. Z. Yoder. She was a member of the old order Amish Church. Funeral services were conducted June 27, 1927, at the home of her son S. D. Sharp, by S. W. and J. B. Peachey. Interment in the Long Lane Cemetery.
"Rest on dear mother your labor is o'er,
(Gospel Herald, July 28, 1927, pp. 398-399. Mennobit Project)
"A precious one from us is gone,
(Gospel Herald - March 25, 1915 - pages 835, 836, Mennobit Project)