October 30, 2003



Willie Arline Cone

Willie Arline Cone of Yellow Springs, formerly of Waycross, Ga., died Sunday, Oct. 19, in Greene Oaks Care Center in Xenia. She was 95.

Mrs. Cone is survived by her loving family, including her daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn and George Britton of Yellow Springs.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Greater Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, in Waycross, Ga. Burial followed in Hazzard Hill Cemetery.

Arrangements in Waycross were handled by the Fluker Funeral Home. Local arrangements were handled by the Porter Qualls Funeral Home.


David Tope

David Tope died Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Osprey, Fla. He was killed crossing Highway 41 in Osprey. He was 43.

He was born Jan. 17, 1960 in Springfield.

He is survived by his son, Kyle Tope; ex-wife, Tayna Tope; mother, Christina Handley of Osprey, Fla.; brothers, Lee of Tranquility, Ohio, and Mark of Springfield; sisters, Sara Tope of Xenia and Deb Karns of Yellow Springs.

Graveside services will be held on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m., at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Springfield.