Martha Jane <I>Diffendorfer</I> Fair

Martha Jane Diffendorfer Fair

Hayesville, Ashland County, Ohio, USA
Death 9 Feb 2007 (aged 87)
Harrisonburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Hayesville, Ashland County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 23756018 · View Source
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Martha Diffendorfer married Chet Fair on 25 December 1939.
"The wedding of Miss Martha Jane Diffendorfer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Diffendorfer and Mr. Chester James Fair, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Fair of Ashland took place at o'clock Christmas night at the century-old home of the bride's parents on the Hayesville road..

Thirty guests, members of the immediate families, had been invited to attend the ceremony and informal reception which followed. Rev. F.L. Mitzel, pastor of the Hayesville Methodist church read the double ring ceremony. The bride came down the 100-year old open stairway which was entwined with evergreen, holly and white satin. At the foot of the stairs and the newel posts was covered with a cluster of holly, mistletoe, and evergreen, fastened with ribbon ties. She was accompanied to the living room by her father who gave her away in marriage...".

Hayesville Newspaper, 26 December 1939.

Ashland Times-Gazette, Ashland, Ohio, Wednesday, February 14, 2007, page A2, column 3.

Martha Jane Fair, 87, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2007 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Va.

Mrs. Fair was born Ag. 28, 1919, in Hayesville, to Franklin and Anna (Smith) Diffendorfer.

She was a member of North Broadway United Methodist Church.

She is survived by sons, C. James Jr. of Glen Ellyn, Ill., and Joseph Fair of McGaheysville, Va., and five grandchildren.

Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. today, Feb. 14, 2007 at Southwick-Good & Fortkamp Funeral Chapel, 3100 N. High St., Columbus. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007, at North Broadway United Methodist Church, 48 E. North Broadway, Columbus, with Rev. Deborah K. Stevens officiating. Graveside service and interment will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Vermillion Cemetery in Hayesville.

Contributions if desired may be made to the American Heart Association, 3025 Berkmar Drive, Charlottesville, Va. 22906; or the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Blue Ridge Chapter, P.O. Box 6808, Charlottesville, Va. 22906

Contributed by Bill Miller.

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  • Maintained by: Paula Davis Fair
  • Originally Created by: Bill Miller
  • Added: 4 Jan 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 23756018
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Jane Diffendorfer Fair (28 Aug 1919–9 Feb 2007), Find a Grave Memorial no. 23756018, citing Vermillion Cemetery, Hayesville, Ashland County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Paula Davis Fair (contributor 47269717) .