A Camp Meeting at the CCCU church camp ground by Nipgen, Ohio in Ross Co. some years back.

Maple store on Hixon with gas truck

Jim Henry collection

Maple store kids in wagon

Jim Henry collection

This is written in the book I bought at the Kathrine Viar estate auction 1 October 2016

German Chapel Cemetery on Whiskey Run, Jackson Twp., Pike Co., OH

This is a loose page found in a book I bought at the Kathrine Viar estate auction 1 October 2016

MAPLE, CARL EVERETT, “77, of Chillicothe, died 12:55 p.m. Monday, October 4, 2004, in Westmoreland Place, following an extended illness.  He was born January 18, 1927, in Pike County, Ohio, to the late Milford D. and Dorothy Bowers Maple.  On November 21, 1944, Carl married Margaret Avenelle Waugh, who preceded him in death on March 16, 1999.  On July 14, 2003, Carl married Phyllis L. Shewalter Hurley, who survives.  Also surviving are sons, Terry (Martine) Maple and Todd (Ann Marie) Shaffer, both of Chillicothe and Curt Maple, of Orient, OH; daughters, Pam (Dave) Childers, of Junction City, OH, Mary Mullins, of Franklin, OH and Carlina Smallwood, of Chillicothe; stepsons, Dale, Jr., Bryan, Troy, Curt and Todd Hurley, all of Chillicothe; a stepdaughter, Misty Hurley, of Laurelville, OH; 12 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brothers, Paul (Evelyn) Maple, of Wheelersburg, OH and David Sr. (Roberta) Maple, of Cottonwood, AZ; sisters, Karen (Roy) Reed, of Seffner, FL and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a son, Carl Dwaine Maple; a brother, Larry Maple and sisters, Audrey Gillispie and Wanda Greathouse. Carl was a retired construction worker and had served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  He was a life member of AMVETS Post 4, having served as a past commander, the American Legion Post 62, VFW Post 108, the D.A.V. and the Ross County Shrine Club.  He was a member of the 40 et 8, Eagles Aerie 600, Masonic Lodge of Waverly, Chillicothe Commandery No. 8 - Knights Templar, Aladdin Temple Shrine of Columbus and many other organizations.  He enjoyed fishing and traveling.  He will be greatly missed by family and friends.  Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, October 7, 2004, in Ware Funeral Home, with Rev. James W. Oyer officiating.  Burial will follow in Greenlawn's Soldiers Square, where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Ross County Veterans Firing Honor Guard.  Friends may call at Ware's  from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (today).” 6 Oct 2004 Chillicothe Gazette 

Information about the Jackson Twp. Pike Co., Ohio Lews, Maples, Viar and more

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Pleasant Hill Church on Whiskey Run where James Viar was pastor

photo by Tyrone Hemry October 2004

MAPLE, PAUL EDWIN, “WHEELERSBURG-Paul Edwin Maple, 90, of Wheelersburg, Ohio passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 at SOMC in Portsmouth, OH.      Paul was born April 4, 1925 in Higby, Ross County, Ohio to the late Milford Damon and Dorothy Bowers Maple. Paul graduated from Southeastern High School in 1943. He served in the Army inWorld War II, and set up and ran the 170th General Hospital in France shortly after D-Day. After the war, Paul graduated from Ohio University, and returned to Ohio University to receive his Master Degree. His career in education spanned 30 years as a teacher, coach and administrator. He began in 1952, teaching and coaching in Greenfield, Ohio, then moved to Wilmington, Ohio in 1961. Paul was hired as the superintendent of schools in Wheelersburg, Ohio in 1971 and retired from Wheelersburg in 1981. His military and education career earned him induction to the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame in 1997 and Paul was commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel in 1996. He was also an active member of the Masonic Lodge, serving as a Grand Master, Kiwanis, where he helped establish the Wheelersburg Kiwanis, and VFW. He was a member of Wheelersburg United Methodist Church.     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl and Larry Maple, and three sisters, Audry Gillespie, Wanda Greathouse and Karen Reed.      He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Faye Short Maple, whom he married August 27, 1949 in Chagrin Falls, Ohio; two sons, John Maple and William Jeffery (Tamara) Maple; three daughters, Nancy Alice Davis; Susan Elaine (Michael) White and Deborah Jean Knipp; a brother, David L. Maple; twelve grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.     Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 at Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg, Ohio with Pastor Perry Prosch officiating with Military graveside interment to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Little Mound Cemetery in Richmond Dale, Ohio. The family will meet with friends on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. and one hour before the service on Monday. There will be Masonic Rites at 8:00 pm on Sunday.

The family has requested that memorials be made in Paul's name to the Wheelersburg United Methodist Church or to the Western Sun Masonic Lodge #91 in Wheelersburg, Ohio.” 15 Jan 2016 Portsmouth Times

This is a loose page found in a book I bought at the Kathrine Viar estate auction 1 October 2016

VIAR, LEWIS W., “Rev. Lewis W. Viar, age 84, of Rainbow Trail, Waverly, Ohio, died 10:49 P.M. Monday, December 3, 2007 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.  He was born October 8, 1923 on Potts Hill, Bainbridge, Ohio to the late joseph and Martha Fifer Viar.  On February 14, 1947, he was united in marriage to Ruth W. Slagle Viar who survives.  Also surviving are two sons, Vernon (Sharon) Viar of Waverly, Ohio, and Rev. Bruce (Vicki) Vivar of Chillicothe, Ohio, and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by two brother, Rev. James Viar and Johnny Viar, and three sisters, Beatrice Fairchild, Elizabeth Penwell and Margert Crabtree.

Lewis was employed by Botkin Funeral Home with thirty years if service, pastored eighteen churches and preached for fifty-nine years.  He was ordained on August 23, 1952.  He also worked the timber business in the early years, was Benton Township Trustee for twelve years, was one of the founding father of the Nipgen Ten Meetings, and helped build the first Tabernacle on that site.” www.botkinfuneralservice.com

This is written in the book I bought at the Kathrine Viar estate auction 1 October 2016

This is a loose page found in a book I bought at the Kathrine Viar estate auction 1 October 2016

Note: Maxine L Maple Paterson is buried in Allen Chapel Cemetery

Maple store with Larry Maple 

Jim Henry collection

This is a loose page found in a book I bought at the Kathrine Viar estate auction 1 October 2016

This is a loose page found in a book I bought at the Kathrine Viar estate auction 1 October 2016

Maple store on Hixon with woman

Jim Henry collection

Kathryn Irene Viar, 98, of Chillicothe, Ohio went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 28, 2016. She was born September 16, 1917 in Jackson County, Ohio to the late Edward and Maude Gansheimer Lew.  On September 28, 1940 Kathryn was united in marriage to Rev. James Viar who preceded her in death on May 10, 1980.  Surviving are nieces, Hope Lew Bauer of Piketon, Ohio, Karlita Gary and Kimberly (John) Gary Kennedy of Florida; nephews, Rocky Bauer II of Piketon, Kent Gary of Arizona and a great nephew Noah Bauer of Piketon.  In addition to her parents and husband, Kathryn was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law Emmet and Beatrice Lew and an adopted sister Jean Gary. 

Kathryn was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Hill German Church. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Botkin Hornback Funeral Home in Waverly, Ohio with Pastor Bruce Viar officiating. Burial will follow in Hay Hollow Cemetery, Chillicothe.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6 – 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.
                                            www.botkinhornbackfuneralhomes.com

This is a loose page found in a book I bought at the Kathrine Viar estate auction 1 October 2016

Maple store with child

Jim Henry collection

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Maples buried at Allen Chapel Cemetery, Wickline Drive, Jackson Twp., Pike Co., OH