2007-12-15 / Obituaries

Carylon "Connie" Fern Fought

A funeral service celebrating the life of Carylon "Connie" Fern Fought, 64, of Newark, was held December 11, 2007, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville. Burial was in the Strawn Cemetery, Logan.

Connie died Friday afternoon at Kobacker House, Columbus, after an extended battle with cancer. She was born Feb. 25, 1943, in Portales, N.M., the daughter of the late Haskell Jack Corbin and May Viola Seefield Corbin, of Hobbs, N.M.

She was a loving wife and mother who was busy and active in the community. She served for two terms on the Lakewood Local Schools Board of Education, was queen of the Red Hat Kittens of Heath and enjoyed square dancing as a member of the Bunk House Reelers. She was very active with the Girl Scouts for 13 years and was former chairperson of the Northwest District of Ohio, and she was a member of the Pussy Cats (Teachers Aides). She also was a Nature's Sunshine dealer. She had worked for First Federal Savings and Loan in Newark, and H & R Block and was employed for 29 1/2 years as a teachers assistant in the Lakewood Schools.

She is survived by her loving family, her husband, John "Jack" Fought, whom she married June 30, 1962; her two children, Teresa (Steve) Strawn, of Swanton, Haskell "Jac" (Sally Ann Davidson) Fought, of London; her grandson, Matthew Strawn, of Swanton; her two sisters, Vera Lee McMasters and Darlene (Benny) Nava, of Hobbs, N.M.; and her dear friend, Barb Ricciardo, of Granville.

An online guest register and video tribute is available at www. hoskinsonfuneral.com. The family has requested that expressions of sympathy in the form of memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society in her memory.

Return to top