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Barbara R. Huebner, 84

Barbara R. Huebner, 84, of Dalton, GA, and formerly of Carrollton, OH, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Ooltewah, TN.

She was a member of Salem Baptist Church in Dalton, GA.

She is survived by her son, Galen (Jackie) Huebner of McDonald, TN; and daughter, Rennie (Mark) Cubberley of Cape Coral, FL; four grandsons; four great grandchildren; sister, Peggy Stock of Cambridge, OH; sister-in-law, Susan Bragg of Livingston, MT; and nieces and nephews.

Paul A. Smith, 60

Paul A. Smith, 60, of Alliance, formerly of Carrollton, passed away Sunday evening, May 21, 2017, in Aultman Hospital.

Born April 3, 1957, in Wheeling, WV, he was the son of the late Walter and Ruth (Richards) Smith.

Paul was a 1976 graduate of Carrollton High School, Carrollton, OH, served three years in the United States Army, and was employed at AISI as a flagger. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, camping, spending time outdoors, and especially family time.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Merri (Davis) Smith; two sons, Paul Jr. (Marisa) Smith and Walter (Nicole) Smith, both of Alliance; a daughter, Jeanette Smith, of the home; six grandchildren and one on the way; sisters, Janet (Bill) Grimes and Phyllis (James) Roettker, both of Carrollton, Sally (Eric) Reagle, of North Carolina; brothers Russell Smith of Alliance and Matthew (Jewel) Smith of Florida; his mother-in-law, Betty Davis of Alliance; and several nieces and nephews and brothers and sisters-in-law.

Per the family request, there will be no public services. Dean’s Funeral Home of Sebring cared for his arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.dean’



Susan A. Cline, 78

Susan Cline obit for webSusan A. Cline, age 78, of Sherrodsville, died Wednesday afternoon, May 24, 2017, in Community Hospice Truman House at New Philadelphia after a lengthy illness.

Born Feb. 20, 1939, in North Canton, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Mary Fawver Wendell.

She was primarily a housewife and homemaker, but was also the bookkeeper and office manager of the former C.H.C. Express, she and husband, Wayne, owned and operated. She was an excellent cook and loved to crochet gifts for her family. When she was younger, she was an excellent bowler. Susan’s primary focus was her family. She cherished activities with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Eugene “Jim” Frantum, 83

Eugene “Jim” Frantum, 83, of East Rochester died Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Aultman Hospital.

Born Feb. 3, 1934, in East Rochester, he was a son to Charles and Corrine (Dinger) Frantum.

He retired from PCC Airfoils in Minerva where he had worked for 43 years from 1957 to 2000 as a Metrologist. He was one of the first men in the United States who was certified to do inspections for Pratt and Whitney.

James D. Kline, 68

James Kline obit for webJames D. Kline, 68, of Magnolia, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Born Nov. 28, 1948, in Canton, a son of the late Carl and Helen (Popovich) Kline, he grew up in North Canton and Bolivar and came to Magnolia in 1983.

Jim was a 1967 graduate of Canton Central Catholic High School. He retired from Republic Technologies and had worked at Superior Brand Meats. More important than his work was his life of farming and being the special “Pop” to his six grandchildren. Jim was a member of St. James Catholic Church and proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.

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