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Current Services for Marysville


Dorothy M. Roberts


Dorothy M. Roberts, 87, of Marysville, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Gables at Green Pastures.


A Homemaker, she formerly attended the Marysville Friends Church and enjoyed cooking and driving through the countryside.


Born January 12, 1927 in West Liberty, she was the daughter of the late Clay and Lena (Zacharias) Short.


On a March 25, 1951 Easter Sunday afternoon in Zanesfield, she was married to Sherman O. Roberts by Rev. Guy Firby.  Sherman preceded her in death on November 9, 2013.


In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by her brothers, Harold, Denver, John and Albert Short.


Dorothy is survived by her children, Kay (Tom) Eirich of Marysville, Sherman Dale Roberts of Columbus and Shirley Webb of Marysville; grandchildren, Chris Eirich, Sherry (Close Friend Bill Houdshelt) Griffith and James Webb Jr.; and close family friend Kenny Griffith of Raymond.


Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the Mannasmith Funeral Home with Rev. T.J. Smith officiating.  Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg. Friends may call prior to the services on Tuesday from 11: 00 A.M. until the time of the service. Condolences may be expressed to the family at




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Current Services for West Mansfield


Helen Lucile Elliott


Helen Lucile Elliott, 95, of West Mansfield, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Logan Acres Care Center after a short illness.


Born North of West Mansfield on February 8, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Adair B. and Ida (Conrad) Cowan.


On July 2, 1939 in Mt. Vernon, KY, she married Jonathan Drake Elliott and he preceded her in death on August 22, 2004. 


She is survived by a daughter, Marjorie (Dean) Oliver of West Mansfield; a daughter in law, Debra Elliott of Tontogany, OH; granddaughter, Michelle (Travis) Elsass, grandson, Chris (Josie) Oliver, great grandchildren, Kashton and Everly Elsass and Savannah Oliver; a brother, Richard (Bonnie) Cowan of Belle Center; brother-in-law, Ronald “Huck” (Sue) Elliott of West Mansfield and many nieces and nephews.  


In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Charles Elliott; brothers, Clinton Dale and Robert Conrad Cowan; sisters, Nellie Vernon and Donnabelle Jacobs; brother-in-laws, Ralph and Donald Elliott and sister-in-laws, Florence Mortimore and Virginia Inskeep.


She was a member of the West Mansfield United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, the Ladies Auxiliary of the West Mansfield American Legion Post 603 and the West Mansfield Kings Daughters Silver Circle.  Helen and Johnny enjoyed western style square dancing with the Hi-Point See-Saws and she was a member of several Ladies bridge clubs.


Helen graduated from West Mansfield High School in 1938, after which she completed beautician school in Columbus.  She had a beauty shop in West Mansfield for a short time before the War and moved to Cincinnati with her sister and worked at the Frontier Beauty Salon.  While there, she did the hair of Doris Day, who was singing at WLW at the time.  After the War, she and Johnny moved back to West Mansfield where she opened another beauty shop and would continue doing hair until she was 89.  Helen enjoyed almost all board and card games, especially scrabble and bridge.  She was a very competitive bridge player.


A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the West Mansfield United Methodist Church with Rev. Doug Thompson officiating.  Friends may call from 2-3 P.M. prior to the service at the church. Memorial Contributions can be made to the West Mansfield United Methodist Church.  Arrangements are being handled by the Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home, West Mansfield and condolences may be sent to the family at




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