Leroy Singer, 101, of Route 1, Cutler, died at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, at his home.
He was born Feb. 15, 1897, a son of the late Manley and Mahalia Singer.
Mr. Singer was Washington County's last known living World War I veteran. He was a retired coal miner for Gilchrist Mine in Sharpsburg. He was a member of the Church of God in Ravenswood, WV.
He is survived by one son, Kenneth Singer of Cutler; one sister, Mary Bibbs of Zanesville; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Nichols Singer; one son, William Singer; two brothers; and two sisters.
Graveside service with military rites was held at 1 p.m. Monday at Old Southland Quaker Cemetery at Route 1, Cutler with Brother Jerry Orrbaugh officiating.
Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill was in charge of arrangements.
Horace Webb, 66, of the West pike, died at his home about 2 o'clock Monday afternoon following a lingering illness.
Mr. Webb was born in Rutherford, N. C., and came to Zanesville in 1912. He was a member of Camp No. 67, Spanish War Veterans, Col. Young Jackson Post No. 3496, Veterans of Foreign Zane Chapter No. 12, Disabled American Veterans, Golden Rule Lodge No. 30, F. & A. M., Quinn Chapter No. 15 and Malta Commandery No. 17. He was a member of the St. Paul A. M. E. church.
The sole survivor is his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Webb of the home.
The body was removed to the Baker funeral home and will be returned to the residence late Tuesday evening.
Rev. Charles E. Williamson
Ref. Polly Flowers' Obituary Collection:
ZANESVILLE -- Rev. Charles F. Williamson, 87, of 235 West Orchard, Dayton, formerly of Shelby St., Zanesville, went home to glory at 5:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 1999, at Mercy Sienna Woods Nursing Home, Dayton, following a lengthy illness.
Born Sept. 5, 1911, in Zanesville, he served as pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Coshocton for 23 years, and was a member of Union Baptist Church, where he served as associate pastor until his illness. Rev. Williamson retired in 1976 from Columbia Cement Corp.
Surviving are four daughters, JoAnne Anderson, Byrdie (Alonzo) Motley and Kay (Edward) Motley, all of Dayton, and Lisa Williamson of Zanesville; one son, Rex (Beverly) Williamson of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Anna Simpson of Cleveland, and Gertrude Bailey of Ocala, Fla.; one brother, Dan Williamson of Zanesville; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Byrdie Morgan Williamson; his first wife and mother of his children, Gertrude Wallace Williamson, who died Dec. 13, 1957; his second wife, Margaret E. Young Williamson, who died June 10, 1995; and two sisters, Jenny Bennett and Florence Williamson.
Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at Union Baptist, where family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at the church, with the Rev. Raliegh Ragland officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Hillis Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave., is in charge of arrangements.