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Funeral Service for Eileene Shuttleworth

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Alice Frantom
Terry Cavanaugh / General
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Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home
1000 Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331
(937) 548-1133
 
Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home
1000 Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331
(937) 548-1133
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Opening Scriptural Sentences
Dying, Christ destroyed our death.
Dying, Christ destroyed our death.
Rising, Christ restored our life.
Rising, Christ restored our life.
Christ will come again in glory.
Christ will come again in glory.
As in baptism Eileene put on Christ,
As in baptism Alice put on Christ,
so in Christ may she be clothed with glory.
so in Christ may Alice be clothed with glory.
Here and now, dear friends, we are God's children.
Here and now, dear friends, we are God's children.
What we shall be has not yet been revealed;
What we shall be has not yet been revealed;
but we know that when he appears, we shall be like him,
but we know that when he appears, we shall be like him,
for we shall see him as he is.
for we shall see him as he is.
Those who have this hope purify themselves
Those who have this hope purify themselves
as Christ is pure.
as Christ is pure.

Invocation

O God, from whom all blessings flow, we come in great need of Your blessing. You and You alone know our broken hearts; You know the grief we experience. Out of our emptiness we come to You. Our reservoir of strength has been depleted; our souls are bare; our feelings are numb. Lord, we need You.
O God, from whom all blessings flow, we come in great need of Your blessing. You and You alone know our broken hearts; You know the grief we experience. Out of our emptiness we come to You. Our reservoir of strength has been depleted; our souls are bare; our feelings are numb. Lord, we need You.
Toni Shellabarger’s Daughters “Come Thou Fount”

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NIV
NIV
A psalm of David.
The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.
The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.
He makes me lie down in green pastures,
He makes me lie down in green pastures,
he leads me beside quiet waters,
he leads me beside quiet waters,
he refreshes my soul.
he refreshes my soul.
He guides me along the right paths
He guides me along the right paths
for his name’s sake.
for his name’s sake.
Even though I walk
Even though I walk
through the darkest valley, even the valley of the shadow of death.
through the darkest valley,
I will fear no evil,
I will fear no evil,
or you are with me;
for you are with me;
your rod and your staff,
your rod and your staff,
they comfort me.
they comfort me.
You prepare a table before me
You prepare a table before me
in the presence of my enemies.
in the presence of my enemies.
You anoint my head with oil;
You anoint my head with oil;
my cup overflows.
my cup overflows.
Surely your goodness and love will follow me
Surely your goodness and love will follow me
all the days of my life,
all the days of my life,
and I will dwell in the house of the LORD
and I will dwell in the house of the LORD
forever.
forever.
1 Corinthians 15:50
NIV
1 Corinthians 15:50–58 CEB
This is what I’m saying, brothers and sisters: Flesh and blood can’t inherit God’s kingdom. Something that rots can’t inherit something that doesn’t decay. Listen, I’m telling you a secret: All of us won’t die, but we will all be changed—in an instant, in the blink of an eye, at the final trumpet. The trumpet will blast, and the dead will be raised with bodies that won’t decay, and we will be changed. It’s necessary for this rotting body to be clothed with what can’t decay, and for the body that is dying to be clothed in what can’t die. And when the rotting body has been clothed in what can’t decay, and the dying body has been clothed in what can’t die, then this statement in scripture will happen: Death has been swallowed up by a victory. Where is your victory, Death? Where is your sting, Death? Death’s sting is sin, and the power of sin is the Law.) Thanks be to God, who gives us this victory through our Lord Jesus Christ! As a result of all this, my loved brothers and sisters, you must stand firm, unshakable, excelling in the work of the Lord as always, because you know that your labor isn’t going to be for nothing in the Lord.
NIV
“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going.”
Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?”
Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you really know me, you will know my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him.”

Eulogy

Eileen E. Shuttleworth, 92 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Saturday March 30, 2019 at 1:01 PM at Wayne Healthcare. She was born May 7, 1926 in Greenville, Ohio the daughter of the late Kathryn (Rantz) Staley and Edward Grimes. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband: D.O. Shuttleworth; sons: Gary Lee and James; and her sister: Juanita Brodrick. She is survived by her children & spouses: Sharon Cox of Greenville, Cynthia Lines of Greenville, Lynda & Bill Sanner of Warsaw, Indiana, Connie Hall of Lady Lake, Florida, and Mark & Diane Shuttleworth of Spencerville, Indiana; her grandchildren: Jeff Cox, April Sloat, Lindsey Gentis; her great grandson: Henry Gentis.
Eileen, loved her embroidery work, which tells you alot about her. She had to have patience, and care to do embroidery. She loved to watch and work until the image emerged in the fabric.
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I don’t have that kind of patience, so I bought an embroidery sewing machine.
But she also loved to have fun. She loved to watch and bet on the gray hounds. She would travel to Durby Lane, or Sciote Downs to watch her Grey Hounds. She would study the betting guides for hours. Her live was anything but boring.
She lived in Florida for years and enjoyed both of her passions, bet on the doggies, and playing Eucher.
But Eileen never lost her since of humor.
When a nurse at the hospital asked her if she knew where see was, she, without creaking a smile said, “Holiday Inn.”
That is my kind of gal.
Well Eileen,

Prayer

Franklin Frantom
Toni Shellabarger
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Obituary for Alice Ruth Frantom
Alice (McKibben) Frantom, 86, of Cape Coral, FL, and formally of Greenville passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Health Park Medical Center Ft. Myers Florida.

Almighty God, thou who dost give life to man and dost receive him again in death, we thank thee for thy abiding presence and for the grace provided in Christ Jesus. In our frailty we look to thee for strength and in our sorrow for comfort. Help us in this hour to put our trust in thee that we may receive light and understanding and a new experience of thy grace unto eternal hope, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Almighty God, thou who dost give life to man and dost receive him again in death, we thank thee for thy abiding presence and for the grace provided in Christ Jesus. In our frailty we look to thee for strength and in our sorrow for comfort. Help us in this hour to put our trust in thee that we may receive light and understanding and a new experience of thy grace unto eternal hope, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

She was born outside of Greenville, Ohio a part of Darke County. She was born on May 8, 1931, a daughter to Don Herald McKibben and Igerna Eva Supinger McKibben. Her husband, Wilbur (Bud) Harrison Frantom predeceased her after 43 years of happiness. Both she and Bud taught many years in Darke County.
Alice was a student at Ansonia Schools and graduated from Ansonia High School in 1949. She went on to receive a B.S. Degree from Miami University at Oxford, Ohio, graduating Cum Laude in 1953. Later in 1961 she also earned a Masters Degree in Education with emphasis on Guidance and Counseling. She later was elected to Delta Kappa Gamma, an international honorary educational society. During her teaching career she was also honored to be listed in Who's Who Among Secondary Teaches in the United States.
She served for two years as Secretary-Treasurer of the Home Economics Division of the Ohio Vocation Association. A few years later she served a year as President of that same organization.
Almighty God, you who gives life to man and receives him again in death, we thank you for your abiding presence and for the grace provided in Christ Jesus. In our frailty we look to you for strength and in our sorrow for comfort. Help us in this hour to put our trust in you that we may receive light and understanding and a new experience of your grace unto eternal hope, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
During her retirement years she volunteered 25 years at the Cape Coral Hospital accumulating 10,000 hours for that organization, a group of approximately six hundred members. She served several years as an officer, including President, for that group. Additionally she spent several years as Chairman of their Scholarship Committee. She continues to be part of their Past Presidents' Committee.

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She has served on various committees during her years at Cypress Cove with her favorite being the Hospitality. Additionally she belonged to the Cypress Cove Chapel, a nondenominational religious organization.
Alice was retired from the Franklin Monroe Schools where she had taught for 25 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Greenville and the Cape Coral Hospital Auxiliary.
Franklin M. Segler, The Broadman Minister’s Manual, (Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1969), 46.
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Christ’s Words of Comfort

John 14:1–6 CEB
“Don’t be troubled. Trust in God. Trust also in me. My Father’s house has room to spare. If that weren’t the case, would I have told you that I’m going to prepare a place for you? When I go to prepare a place for you, I will return and take you to be with me so that where I am you will be too. You know the way to the place I’m going.” Thomas asked, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going. How can we know the way?” Jesus answered, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Introduction:

Scripture:
In times of sorrow and distress, we instinctively turn to the Bible, and very often to this passage. It has dried more tears, strengthened more hearts, and graced more funerals than perhaps any other passage excluding . Jesus spoke these words in the Upper Room on the eve of His crucifixion. His intention was to comfort the troubled hearts of His disciples, for the last verse of was a very troubling prediction to Peter: “Will you lay down your life for My sake? Most assuredly, I say to you, the rooster shall not crow till you have denied Me three times.” We are frail, fallible human beings, and we’re often filled with confusion, shame, guilt, or sorrow. Jesus knows. In His very next words, He gave reassurance.
Introduction: In times of sorrow and distress, we instinctively turn to the Bible, and very often to this passage. It has dried more tears, strengthened more hearts, and graced more funerals than perhaps any other passage excluding . Jesus spoke these words in the Upper Room on the eve of His crucifixion. His intention was to comfort the troubled hearts of His disciples, for the last verse of was a very troubling prediction to Peter: “Will you lay down your life for My sake? Most assuredly, I say to you, the rooster shall not crow till you have denied Me three times.” We are frail, fallible human beings, and we’re often filled with confusion, shame, guilt, or sorrow. Jesus knows. In His very next words, He gave reassurance.

1. The Peace Jesus Provides

John 14:1 CEB
“Don’t be troubled. Trust in God. Trust also in me.
—“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in me.” He is telling us that we can take charge of our hearts. We can take control of our emotions and our attitudes. He is commanding us to “let not our hearts be troubled.” How can we endure trials without being troubled? We must trust Him with those things we don’t understand. We must “believe in God, believe also in Me.” As we do so, He pours peace into our troubled hearts (see ).
He is telling us that we can take charge of our hearts. We can take control of our emotions and our attitudes. He is commanding us to “let not our hearts be troubled.” How can we endure trials without being troubled? We must trust Him with those things we don’t understand. We must “believe in God, believe also in Me.” As we do so, He pours peace into our troubled hearts (see ).
1. The Peace Jesus Provides——“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in me.” He is telling us that we can take charge of our hearts. We can take control of our emotions and our attitudes. He is commanding us to “let not our hearts be troubled.” How can we endure trials without being troubled? We must trust Him with those things we don’t understand. We must “believe in God, believe also in Me.” As we do so, He pours peace into our troubled hearts (see ).
NIV
NIV
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

2. The Place Jesus Prepares

John 14:1–4 CEB
“Don’t be troubled. Trust in God. Trust also in me. My Father’s house has room to spare. If that weren’t the case, would I have told you that I’m going to prepare a place for you? When I go to prepare a place for you, I will return and take you to be with me so that where I am you will be too. You know the way to the place I’m going.”
—He is here promising us a home in heaven. The old versions say that Jesus is preparing for us a mansion. Some of the newer translations use another word, but don’t you think the smallest dwelling spot in heaven will be far greater than the finest mansion on earth? I still like that old word “mansion.” Furthermore, Christ here promises to return to earth, to come back for us, a promise that Paul amplifies in .
He is here promising us a home in heaven. The old versions say that Jesus is preparing for us a mansion. Some of the newer translations use another word, but don’t you think the smallest dwelling spot in heaven will be far greater than the finest mansion on earth? I still like that old word “mansion.” Furthermore, Christ here promises to return to earth, to come back for us, a promise that Paul amplifies in .
2. The Place Jesus Prepares——He is here promising us a home in heaven. The old versions say that Jesus is preparing for us a mansion. Some of the newer translations use another word, but don’t you think the smallest dwelling spot in heaven will be far greater than the finest mansion on earth? I still like that old word “mansion.” Furthermore, Christ here promises to return to earth, to come back for us, a promise that Paul amplifies in .
NIV
NIV
Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him. According to the Lord’s word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep. For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. Therefore encourage one another with these words.

3. The Path Jesus Prescribes

John 14:5–6 CEB
Thomas asked, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going. How can we know the way?” Jesus answered, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
—The last two verses of this paragraph warn us that every road doesn’t lead to heaven. There’s only one way, one road, one plan of salvation. Peter later put it this way: “Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved” ().
The last two verses of this paragraph warn us that every road doesn’t lead to heaven. There’s only one way, one road, one plan of salvation. Peter later put it this way: “Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved” ().
3. The Path Jesus Prescribes——The last two verses of this paragraph warn us that every road doesn’t lead to heaven. There’s only one way, one road, one plan of salvation. Peter later put it this way: “Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved” ().
NIV
NIV
Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”
Conclusion: Today we need the peace that Jesus provides. We’re eager for the place that Jesus is preparing. And we need to make sure we’re on the path that Jesus prescribed.
Conclusion: Today we need the peace that Jesus provides. We’re eager for the place that Jesus is preparing. And we need to make sure we’re on the path that Jesus prescribed.

Benediction

Benediction
Dear God of eternity, life is so precious to each of us that all that is within us says no to death. We see death as the dark, mysterious enemy that destroys the good that You have created.
Dear God of eternity, life is so precious to each of us that all that is within us says no to death. We see death as the dark, mysterious enemy that destroys the good that You have created.
Help us to see death as You see it: not the end but the beginning, not a wall but a doorway, not a dark road but a path that leads to eternal light and life.
Help us to see death as You see it: not the end but the beginning, not a wall but a doorway, not a dark road but a path that leads to eternal light and life.
We will miss our loved one, but we thank You, Lord, for memory. May our minds and hearts be filled with the wonderful recollections of the past.
We will miss our loved one, but we thank You, Lord, for memory. May our minds and hearts be filled with the wonderful recollections of the past.
Help our sadness to wear a smile as the passing of time wipes the tears away. Time can be a great physician, healing the void that we now feel.
Help our sadness to wear a smile as the passing of time wipes the tears away. Time can be a great physician, healing the void that we now feel.
Every life is a gift from You, dear Father. Thank You for sharing this special person’s life with us. We will cherish the memory forever. Amen.
Every life is a gift from You, dear Father. Thank You for sharing this special person’s life with us. We will cherish the memory forever. Amen.

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When the people have gathered, one or more of the following are said:In the midst of life, we are in death; from whom can we seek help?(NINTH CENTURY)Our help is in the name of the Lord who made heaven and earth.Listen, I will tell you a mystery!We will not all die, but we will all be changed.For this perishable body must put on imperishability, and this mortal body must put on immortality.Then the saying that is written will be fulfilled: "Death has been swallowed up in victory." "Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?"But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.Let us pray.O God, you have ordered this wonderful world and know all things in earth and in heaven.Give us such faith that by day and by night, at all times and in all places, we may without fear commit ourselves and those dear to us to your never failing love, in this life and in the life to come. Amen.Standing at the head of the coffin and facing it (preferably casting earth upon it as it is lowered into the grave) the pastor says:Almighty God, into your hands we commend your daughter Eileene, in sure and certain hope of resurrection to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.This body we commit to the ground earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust. (TRADITIONAL)Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.Yes, says the Spirit, they will rest from their labors for their deeds follow them.Gracious God, we thank you for those we love but see no more.Receive into your arms your servant Phyllis, and grant that increasing in knowledge and love of you,she may go from strength to strength in service to your heavenly kingdom;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.The pastor dismisses the people with the following or another blessing:Now to the One who is able to keep you from falling, and to make you stand without blemish in the presence of God's glory with rejoicing,to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.
Graveside #2
Graveside #2
Terry Cavanaugh / General
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A SERVICE OF COMMITTAL

When the people have gathered, one or more of the following are said:
In the midst of life, we are in death; from whom can we seek help?
In the midst of life, we are in death; from whom can we seek help?
Our help is in the name of the Lord
(NINTH CENTURY)
Our help is in the name of the Lord
who made heaven and earth.
who made heaven and earth.
Listen, I will tell you a mystery!
Listen, I will tell you a mystery!
We will not all die, but we will all be changed.
We will not all die, but we will all be changed.
For this perishable body must put on imperishability,
For this perishable body must put on imperishability,
and this mortal body must put on immortality.
and this mortal body must put on immortality.
Then the saying that is written will be fulfilled:
Then the saying that is written will be fulfilled:
"Death has been swallowed up in victory."
"Death has been swallowed up in victory."
"Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?"
"Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?"
But thanks be to God,
But thanks be to God,
who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Let us pray.

Let us pray.
O God, you have ordered this wonderful world
O God, you have ordered this wonderful world
and know all things in earth and in heaven.
and know all things in earth and in heaven.
Give us such faith that by day and by night,
Give us such faith that by day and by night,
at all times and in all places,
at all times and in all places,
we may without fear commit ourselves
we may without fear commit ourselves
and those dear to us
and those dear to us
to your never failing love,
to your never failing love,
in this life and in the life to come. Amen.
in this life and in the life to come. Amen.
Standing at the head of the coffin and facing it (preferably casting earth upon it as it is lowered into the grave) the pastor says:
Standing at the head of the coffin and facing it (preferably casting earth upon it as it is lowered into the grave) the pastor says:
Almighty God,
Almighty God,
into your hands we commend your daughter Eileene,
into your hands we commend your daughter Eileene,
in sure and certain hope of resurrection to eternal life
in sure and certain hope of resurrection to eternal life
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
This body we commit to the ground
This body we commit to the ground
earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust.
earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust.
Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.
(TRADITIONAL)
Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.
Yes, says the Spirit, they will rest from their labors
Yes, says the Spirit, they will rest from their labors
for their deeds follow them.
for their deeds follow them.
Gracious God,
Gracious God,
we thank you for those we love but see no more.
we thank you for those we love but see no more.
Receive into your arms your servant Eileene,
Receive into your arms your servant Phyllis,
and grant that increasing in knowledge and love of you,
and grant that increasing in knowledge and love of you,
she may go from strength to strength
she may go from strength to strength
in service to your heavenly kingdom;
in service to your heavenly kingdom;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The pastor dismisses the people with the following or another blessing:
The pastor dismisses the people with the following or another blessing:
Now to the One who is able to keep you from falling,
and to make you stand without blemish
and to make you stand without blemish
in the presence of God's glory with rejoicing,
in the presence of God's glory with rejoicing,
to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord,
to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord,
be glory, majesty, power, and authority,
be glory, majesty, power, and authority,
before all time and now and forever. Amen.
before all time and now and forever. Amen.
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