Articles by Forrest Church


Diane Lovejoy (1954 – 2018)

Diane C. Lovejoy, 63, of West Unity passed away after a brief and courageous struggle with ALS, Monday morning at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center….




Belva Spires (1933 – 2018)

Belva “Tootie” M. Spires, 84, of Fort Wayne, Indiana and formerly of Bryan passed away Thursday night at Genesis HealthCare Center in Bryan. She was…


Phyllis Vergith (1927 – 2018)

Phyllis J. DeGroff Vergith, age 90, of Defiance, Ohio formerly of Leesburg, FL., passed away Monday, January 01, 2018 in Kingsbury Place, Defiance, Ohio. She…


Vivian Hall (1925 – 2018)

Vivian Ann (Knapp) Hall, age 92 of rural Evansport, Ohio passed away Thursday, January 04, 2018 in Genesis Health Care Center, Bryan, Ohio. Vivian was…



Charlotte May Rix (1924-2018)

Charlotte May Rix, 93, of Fayette, died early Thursday morning, January 4, 2018, at CHP Inpatient Hospice in Defiance. Born June 24, 1924, in Arcade,…





Jerry Fox (1954 – 2017)

Jerry L. Fox, age 63, of Edon, Ohio, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family, at 10:05 P.M. on Monday, January 1, 2018,…



Dale Sanders (1946 – 2017)

Dale W. Sanders, age 71, of West Unity, Ohio, died at 12:13 A.M. on Sunday, December 31, 2017, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and…