Obituary of my Grandmother Melissa - Tilton - Keith of Noble and Guernsey County, Ohio. She married J.M. Welch sometime after my Grandfather - Glenn Clifford Keith passed away in 1969.
Mrs. Melissa Tilton,Keith, Welch 77, of Kirkersville, formerly of Indian Camp, died Monday ( Jan. 12, 1981 )at 11:55 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Hospital, Columbus. She was born Oct. 22, 1903, in Caldwell, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles and Sara Landaker Tilton. She was a member of Hopewell Methodist Church ( Indian Camp, Ohio ). Her first husband , Glenn ( Dutch ) Keith died Jan. 2, 1969. Her second husband, J.M. Welch, died Dec. 25, 1974. She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Harry ( Ruby Keith, Urban ) Oakley of Pickerington, Ohio; three grandchildren , Gregory Urban of Pickerington, Jeffrey Urban of Toledo, and Mrs. David ( Sally ) Kowaleski of Coshocton; five great-grandchildren, a nephew and several cousins. Three brothers and sisters are deceased. Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Thorn Funeral Home ( Cambridge, Ohio ), where services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. David Kowaleski of Keene United Methodist Church, Coshocton, officiating. Burial will be in Northwood Cemetery. ( Cambridge, Ohio ).