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Mary Austin, 72

Mary J. Austin, age 72, of Marcellus, MI passed away Friday, November 13, 2015 at home. She was born December 29, 1942 in Lawrence, MI the daughter of Arthur P. and Pauline L. (Johnson) Carney.  In April of 1961 she married Edwin R. Austin who preceded her in death in 2008. Mary was a bookkeeper for most of her adult …

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Bob Edson, 56


Robert Eugene Edson, age 56, of Jones, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 at his home. He was born on May 6, 1959 the son of the late Harold Thomas and Marian Elizabeth (Still) Edson. Bob has been a long time resident of the Jones area. He loved riding his motorcycle, hunting, fishing, …

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Florence Murray, 94

Florence L. Murray, age 94, of Marcellus, MI passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2015. She was born August 31, 1921 in Danville, IL the daughter of James Frank and Agnes (Ambrose) and stepmother Anna (Ambrose) Bailey. On May 5, 1940 in Detroit, MI, she married Lloyd W. Murray who survives. An avid, life-long learner, Florence studied French, Italian and Chinese …

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Susie Ransbottom Witty, 54

Susan Kay Ransbottom Witty

Susan Kay Ransbottom Witty, 54, humble servant of God, went to her heavenly Father’s arms on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 while in the presence of her loving husband, Paul Witty. Susie was born in Three Rivers. She was baptized and confirmed at First United Methodist Church in Three Rivers, and most recently, attended Webster and Cullowhee United Methodist Churches in …

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Bette Ashby, 97

Bette “Bette” Ashby, age 97, of Three Rivers, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 at Three Rivers Health. She was born in Detroit on Oct. 27, 1918 the daughter of George P. and Jean (Deeg) Steil. She was a graduate of St. Bernard Catholic School in Detroit. Marceline was married to John F. “Jack” Ashby in Detroit on July 25, 1942. …

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Roger Coleman, 60


Roger Lynn Coleman, age 60, of Three Rivers, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2015 at his home. He was born in Three Rivers, MI. on Oct. 1, 1955 the son of Claude and Evelyn (Meadows) Coleman. Mr. Coleman moved here from the Georgia area four years ago after retiring as a Butcher. He was preceded in death by his …

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