December 5, 2002

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Eloise M. Butler
Eloise M. Butler of Yellow Springs died Wednesday, Nov. 27. She was 70 years of age.

Born May 8, 1932, in Thomasville, Ga., she was the daughter of William James and Rosanna (McCullough) Mitchell.

She was a member of the Central Chapel A.M.E. Church in Yellow Springs, where she served on the Missionary and Trustee Board and many committees. She was a choir member and also a stewardess for 24 years.

She was also a member of the Order Eastern Star Chapter No. 2, Les Voguettes and a Golden Soror of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Kaner Butler Sr.

She is survived by one daughter, Cheryl D. Butler of Yellow Springs; one son and daughter-in-law, Kaner and Stephaine Butler Jr. of Dayton; her sister, W. Juanita Roberts of Colorado Springs; one brother and sister-in-law, William V. and Emorial Mitchell of Thomasville, Ga.; four grandchildren, Brittany Butler, Sierra Butler, Kennedy Butler and Kaner Butler IV; an aunt, Elma McCullough of Wrens, Ga.; a special niece, Jacquise Y. Jackson of Dayton and her husband, Kevin; a special friend, Charles Washington of Bowie, Md., and his wife, Beverly; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 2, at the Central Chapel A.M.E. Church in Yellow Springs. Burial was in Glen Forest Cemetery. Final tributes were a service of Porter-Qualls Funeral Home.

Elva A. Schaub
Elva A. Schaub of Yellow Springs died on Sunday, Dec. 1. She was 88 years of age.

A lifelong resident of Greene County, Elva was born in Yellow Springs on Dec. 14, 1913. She was the daughter of Grace Harner Adams and Charles Adams. She graduated from Bryan High School in 1931 and married classmate William H. Schaub on June 1, 1938.

Known as the “Country Poet,” her work appeared in 29 different publications. She published two collections of her poetry, First Violin and Second Violin. She made over 150 poetry presentations to various social groups and schools in six states.

She belonged to the Ohio Poetry Association, the Greene County Historical Society and was very active in the Yellow Springs Library Association, having served as secretary, treasurer, president and trustee. She and Bill were members of the Dayton Area Engine Club and the Clifton Oldtimers Club. She worked with the Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and taught Sunday school classes for more than 25 years.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 57 years, William H. Schaub.

She is survived by a daughter, Janice Schaub of Cleveland; a son, Dale W. Schaub of Dallas; and two grandsons, Matthew Schaub of Norfolk, Va., and Adam Schaub of Dallas.

Services will be held today (Thursday), at noon, at the Byron Church. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11:45 a.m., before the service. Burial will follow services in Byron Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Yellow Springs Senior Center or to the Yellow Springs Library Association. Neeld Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Edith L. Brewster
Edith L. (House) Brewster of Springfield died on Saturday, Dec. 1, in her residence. She was 57 years of age.

Born May 19, 1945, in Springfield, she was the daughter of Cory and Irene (Mosley) House.

She was retired from YSI Incorporated and attended Greater Grace Temple.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Judith House.

She is survived by her husband of 12 years, Edward J. Brewster; one daughter, Anita Y. House of Springfield; two sisters, Barbara A. House of Los Angeles and Pamela Moss of Springfield and her husband, Robert; one brother and sister-in-law, William and Henrietta House of Springfield; two grandchildren, Cory and Kennedy House of Springfield; two aunts, Elizabeth Harris of Springfield and Margie Burton of Pittsburgh; two special nephews, Rodney and Ronald House; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held today (Thursday), 1 p.m., at Greater Grace Temple, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery to follow.

Memorial service planned for Sue Good
A memorial service for Sue Good will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4, 7 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, 314 Xenia Avenue.

Good died on Oct. 19, 2002