Loved ones were remembered when the annual Angel Tree Memorial Service was held at Hospice of Morrow County facility in Mount Gilead on Dec. 3.

Julie Blankenship, director of Hospice of Morrow County, welcomed those in attendance. Verlon Bricker, volunteer chaplain gave the invocation and special music was offered by Clear Run. Pat Clark, RN Patient Care Coordinator, gave a special reading and Jeff Slider, Chaplain offered the devotional.

Hospice staff members read the following names as an Angel Memorial was placed on the lighted tree: Penny Lewis, Joan Hale, Merrill Wood, Earlie Higgins, Ruth Geyer, Marilyn Spires, Phillip James, Nancy Whitt, Dorothy Lee, Barbara Snell, Clayton (Roy) Fisher, Mark Phillips, Mary Byrd, Harold Ebert,

Robert Hudson, Albert Hansen, Harvey Smith, Martha Baugus, Michael

Ostrom, Finley Thompson, Norma Bennett, Regina Nutter, James Storer,

Richard Mattix, Jack McElroy, Sr., Ronda Coleman, Betty Baird, Rita Burton,

Ruby Naylor, Mary (Libby) Doubikin, Roy Morrow, Jeffrey Morris, Marjorie Orsborn, Dareld Rinehart, Curtis Meadows, Mary Vanhorn, Nancy Sheets,

Wilma Witt, Shirley Carothers, Brent Johnson, Barbara Kaye, Ernest Brovont,

Patricia Denman Edward Hawley, Garry Talley, Jack Gruber, Teddy Snod-

grass, Robert O’Rourke, Lois Ruehrmund, Earl Ash, Jane Haught, Geneva

Ceschin, Dorothy Geyer, Florence Dye, Janet Poppell, Robert Price, Dennis

Marcum, Kent Shinaberry, Mark Havranek, James Lanham, George Sites,

Sophie Flowers, Walter Brown, Areva Halderman Gilbert Mullennix, Austin Beal, Roger Kipp, John McKinstry, Ivan Pearl, Edward Abraham, Harold West,

David Barler, Harold Smith, John Arthur, Patty Payne, Ora Ayers, Richard McKitrick Carrie Williams, Charles Bishop, Jimmie Weaver, Marcella Vittorio,

Donald McDaniel and Marilyn McDaniel.

Clear Run concluded the program singing “Silent Night.”

The tree can be viewed through Christmas.

Courtesy photo Clear Run presents music at the Angel Tree Memorial Service at Hospice. photo Clear Run presents music at the Angel Tree Memorial Service at Hospice.

By Evelyn Long

The Sentinel

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