April 24, 2003
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Lenna Christine Straight
Lenna Christine Straight, formerly of Springfield, and a resident of Pleasant Hill Manor, Piketon, died on Wednesday, April 16. She was 83.
She was born in Yellow Springs, Nov. 25, 1919, the daughter of Frank and Senorita Rose Adeline (Blakely) Brakeall.
She married Charles Albert Straight on July 24, 1935, and they were married forty-four years until his death on Nov. 23, 1979.
She was preceded in death by her husband; two children, Roy Rogers Straight and Cynthia Kay Straight; two brothers, Harley and Clarence Brakeall; and five sisters, Nora, Alberta, Clara Mae, Ida and Sarah.
She is survived by ten children: Charles D. (Christine) Straight, Mary A. (Jerry) Palmer, Ronald E. (Julia) Straight, Norma J. (Fred) Johnson, Allen D. “Duby” (Annalisa) Straight, Lenna C. “Sue” (Graydon) Green, Beverly A. Folden, Karen C. (Darvin) Green, Diane L. (Randy) Vermillion, Melanie J. (Steve) Standley; thirty-five grandchildren, seventy-six great grandchildren; three brothers, Frank, George and Jimmy Brakeall, and a sister, Dorothy Allen; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 19, and burial was in Clifton Cemetery.

Joan S. Anderson
Joan S. Anderson of Granville died Tuesday, April 15, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center. She was 71.
She was born Sept. 9, 1931, in Jackson County, to Clara M. (Halterman) Stancliff of Yellow Springs and the late Harmon H. Stancliff. She was a 1949 graduate of Bryan High School in Yellow Springs.
She was business manager of Jersey Mike’s Subs in Heath and Pickerington, and retired as the office manager for Dr. E.O. Jenkinson and Dr. D. Dachenbach, both in Granville.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Richard P. Anderson; son, Richard C. Anderson and his wife, Kate, of Newark; daughters, Rebecca Anderson Zeller and her husband, Clay, Melissa Anderson, Amy Anderson Neu and her husband, Blake, all of Newark; grandchildren, Adam Zeller, Abigail Anderson Zeller, Nicholas Lange, Nathan Lange, Emily Anderson, and Jonathan Neu, all of Newark; brother, Harold Stancliff and his wife, Virginia, of Yellow Springs; and, sisters-in-law, Patty Bittner and her husband, Jack, and Linda Shook and her husband, Howard (Bud), all of Yellow Springs; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held on Friday, April 18, in Granville, with burial following. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 151 Lake Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130-2589 or the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, 386 Park Avenue South, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y., 10016.