Elaine M. Quattlebaum
Lorain—Elaine Michelle Quattlebaum (nee Edwards), 45, of Lorain, died Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at home, following a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 12, 1961, in Oberlin. She attended Oberlin City Schools, graduating from Oberlin High School in 1978. She also graduated from Howard University in Washington, D.C., receiving a bachelor’s degree in business. She had resided in Lorain for about four years.
Mrs. Quattlebaum was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Oberlin. She had previously worked for the May Credit Center in the telemarketing department. She enjoyed family time, cooking, movies and playing cards.
Survivors include her husband, Allen Michael Quattlebaum of Lorain; daughters Alicia Patterson of Lorain and Michilea Patterson of Missouri; stepdaughter, Alquenta Quattlebaum of Lorain; stepson, Allen Michael Quattlebaum Jr., of Lorain; parents, father Willie and stepmother Ruth Edwards Jr., and mother and stepfather William and Lazelle Powell Jr., all of Elyria; sisters Joyce Edwards of Oberlin and Deseree Caver of Elyria; stepsister, Sanchen Gibbs of Oberlin; five grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Mkela Patterson; paternal grandfather, Willie Edwards Sr.; paternal grandparents, Henry and Betty Chaney; and maternal grandparents. Claudie and Cora Gordon.
Friends may call Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of services at noon at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 47 Locust St., Oberlin. The Rev. Anthoni D. McElrath, pastor, will officiate.
Arrangements by Brown-Robinson Funeral Home, Lorain.
The Morning Journal, Lorain, Ohio, Sunday, July 22, 2007.


Dorothy Van Sise Quayle
A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Westwood Cemetery for Dorothy Van Sise Quayle who died Feb. 2 at the home of her nephew, Thomas J. Quayle, in Brecksville.
Miss Quayle, a [1915 graduate of Oberlin High School and a] graduate with honors from Oberlin College in 1919, taught at John Adams High School in Cleveland for 35 years until her retirement. A native of Berea, she had been a resident of Lyndhurst since 1956.
She received her master’s degree from Columbia University in 1920 and had a year’s study at the American Academy in Rome before beginning her teaching career.
She was a member of Epworth Euclid Methodist Church, of the Salvation Army Auxiliary, the College Club of Cleveland and a former trustee and belonged to professional and charitable groups.
Miss Quayle is survived also by a niece, Mrs. Thomas B. Semans of Worthington.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, February 12, 1981, p. 2.
Dorothy V. Quayle died Feb. 2, 1981, at the home of her nephew, Thomas J. Quayle, in Brecksville, Ohio. She was retired after teaching 35 years at John Adams High School in Cleveland and had been a resident of Lyndhurst, Ohio, since 1956.
Miss Quayle was born in Berea, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1898. She [graduated from Oberlin College in 1919,] received the M.A. from Columbia in 1920 and studied for a year at the American Academy in Rome.
She leaves a nephew and a niece.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, Summer 1981, p. 46.

Mrs. Philip Quayle
Mrs. Mary Quayle, 78, of Delaware, O., formerly of Oberlin, died Monday in Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware following a long illness.
She was born in Oberlin, [graduated from Oberlin High School in 1914,] attended Oberlin College and had lived in Delaware since 1939. Her husband, Philip, died in 1931.
Services were held Wednesday in Asbury United Methodist Church in Delaware. Burial was in Westwood Cemetery.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, October 18, 1973, p. 4.
Mrs. Phillip [Mary Ella] Quayle
Mrs. Mary E. Quayle [nee Tillotson], 78, of 192 West Central Ave., Delaware, Ohio, formerly of Oberlin, died this morning in Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware, after a long illness.
She was born in Oberlin and had attended Oberlin College. Her husband, Phillip, died in 1931.
Mrs. Quayle lived in Delaware County since 1939.
Surviving are a son, Thomas J., Brecksville, and a daughter, Mrs. Mary Jane Semans, Worthington; seven grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Esther Phillip, Cleveland, Mrs. Ruth Conley, Houston, Tex., and Mrs. Rose Haslett, Hialeah, Fla.
Friends will be received in the Bennett-Brown Funeral Home, 92 North Sandusky St., Delaware, tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m.
Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Asbury United Methodist Church, Delaware. Burial will be in Westwood Cemetery, Oberlin.
The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Monday, October 15, 1973, p. 10.

Former Oberlin Boy Buried on Wednesday
Remains of Phillip Quayle Brought From Cincinnati—In Government Service Five Years
Phillip Quayle, former Oberlin boy, died Saturday night in the hospital at Cincinnati, where he had gone the week previous for operative treatment. He was the younger son of the late Thomas J. Quayle of North Pleasant street, who was connected with the Oberlin Lumber Company for a number of years.
Phillip Quayle graduated from Oberlin high school [in 1914] and later from Case School of Applied Science. For five years he was employed in the Bureau of Standards at Washington, D. C., and during his time there, wrote a thesis on “Sound Photography,” which brought forth high commendation from three different nations.
Mr. Quayle received honors both at home and abroad. His work has become part of the permanent exhibition of the Academy of Science in Washington, D. C., and of the Kensington Museum, London. The royal Photographic Society of Great Britain gave him their highest award, a bronze medal, and conferred membership in the Society on him. He was a captain in the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve. He was a contributor to American and English scientific periodicals. A French edition of his work is used by French artillery schools. He contributed an important article on “Spark Photography,” with full-page illustrations, in the new edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica. He was rated as one of the greatest ballistic experts in the United States.
For the past few years he has been head physicist of the Peters Cartridge Company at Kings Mills, Ohio. The family maintained their residence at Lebanon.
His wife was Mary Tillotson, daughter of Attorney and Mrs. A. Z. Tillotson of this place. She with their two children, Thomas and May Jane, survive. Mr. Quayle also leaves his mother, Mrs. Harriet Quayle, of Cleveland, and one sister, Miss Dorothy Quayle, a teacher in the Cleveland schools. A brother, Lieut. Thomas Quayle, was killed in France during the early part of the war.
The remains of Phillip Quayle arrived in Oberlin Wednesday afternoon, where a service was conducted by Dr. Van der Pyl. Interment took place in the family lot at Westwood.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, February 26, 1931, p. 1.

Anthony D. Quinn
Anthony D. Quinn, 42, of Los Angeles, Calif., former Oberlin resident, died Sept. 10 after suffering an aneurysm.
Born in Oberlin in 1951, he graduated from Oberlin High School [in 1970] and earned an associate degree in tool and die engineering at ITT Technical Institute in Dayton.
Mr. Quinn served in the Navy from 1975-79, then re-enlisted in the reserves for six years before being honorably discharged in 1986. He was employed as a supervisor for the Bank of America in Los Angeles.
Survivors include his parents, Albert and Eleanor Quinn of Oberlin; brothers, Dwight of Cincinnati and Albert Jr. of Oberlin; sisters, Sheila Rodgers of Akron, and Sharon Jones, Valerie Quinn, and Andrea Jones, all of Oberlin; a stepsister, Octavia Wilcox of New Jersey; his grandmother, Alice Quinn of Oberlin; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Derek, in 1991; and grandmother, Roxie Huston, in 1993.
A memorial service was held Sunday, Sept. 19, at Crossroads Assembly Church.
Photograph caption: Anthony Quinn.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, September 21, 1993, p. 2.

Dorn D. Quinn
Dorn D. Quinn, 28, of Oberlin, died Sept. 26 at wade Park Veterans Administration Hospital after a long illness.
He was born in Oberlin and spent most of his life here. He graduated from Oberlin High School in 1981, where he played on the tennis team and was drum major for the marching band.
After eight years in the Navy, he worked as a computer programmer at King Cable, Lakewood.
He was a member of the Original Glorious Church of God in Christ, Elyria.
Survivors include a son, Dorn, of Houston; his parents, Albert and Eleanor Quinn of Oberlin; brothers, Anthony of Long Beach, Calif., Dwight of Cincinnati and Albert Jr. of Oberlin; sisters, Sheila Rodgers of Akron, Sharon Jones of Lorain, and Valerie Quinn and Andrea Jones, both of Oberlin; half sister, Octavia Wilcox of Liverpool, N.Y.; and grandparents, Alice Quinn of Oberlin and Leonard and Roxie Huston of North Carolina.
His wife, Pamela, preceded him in death in 1988.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 1, at Westwood Cemetery, with Bishop Oney Fitzpatrick of the Original Glorious COGIC officiating.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, October 1, 1991, p. 2.

Grover Buddy Quinn
Grover Buddy Quinn, 75, of Tulsa, Okla., died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.
He was born Aug. 20, 1937, in Oberlin, to Albert and Alice Quinn.
Grover professed his religious convictions in God at an early age at Rust Methodist Church in Oberlin.
He graduated from the Oberlin Public Schools [OHS class of 1957] and pursued his education at Kent State University, earning a bachelor of science degree in biology and physical education in 1963 from Langston University in Oklahoma. He then received a master's degree in Earth science from Oklahoma State University. Grover also furthered his studies at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Okla. Amongst his numerous academic awards from Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society, Beta Beta Beta National Honor Society, and "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges," his proudest was being a committed member of the Omega Psi Psi Fraternity.
While at Langston University, Grover met and married his college sweetheart, Melvetta Harper. The couple enjoyed 49 years of marriage.
To this union, two children were born: G. Milton and Melisha. Grover was a devoted husband and father, creating many happy times and precious memories.
Mr. Quinn was an avid athlete in football, baseball, and basketball. He also enjoyed spending time with children and young people.
He received the highest volunteer honor of Silver Beaver Award in scouting and was a Pine Tree Staff member, a member of the Order of the Arrow, and a volunteer dad with Camp Fire. Most importantly, he spent many of his volunteer hours with his own children who were in Boy Scouts and Camp Fire.
Mr. Quinn was faithful, dedicated and committed to his religious beliefs. He was willing to help where he was needed. He enjoyed singing in the Chancel Choir, Mass Choir, and Jordanaires, and was actively involved in the Men's and Senior Ministries.
Grover was employed as an educator and coach both at the Lorain Public Schools and Tulsa Public Schools. He enjoyed challenging his students and never allowed them to slack in their studies.
Grover loved his children, but his grandchildren sparked a radiant beam of enthusiasm. They kept him on the move as he tried to make all of their games and tournaments. Of all the things they will remember their grandfather by, the most will be his watching cowboy movies and the cowboy channel.
He is survived by his loving wife, Melvetta; children Milton Quinn (Mary) of Flower Mound, Texas, and Melisha Black (Chris) of Lewisville, Texas; grandchildren Jasmine Quinn of Grand Prairie, Texas, Gabriel and Grant Quinn of Flower Mound, Texas, and Christopher and Mya Black of Lewisville, Texas; sisters Mary Blakley of Oberlin, Anna Quinn of Chicago, Doris Jordan of Elyria, Betty Thomas of Oberlin, and Benita Jones [OHS ‘60] of Marietta, Ga.; brother, Sandy Quinn of Lorain; nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sarah Parker; brothers Allen, Jimmy, and Albert.
The Oberlin News Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, February 14, 2013, p. 6A.

William W. Quinn
William W. Quinn, 75, of Sandusky, former Oberlin resident, died Jan. 12 at Providence Hospital, Sandusky, after a brief illness.
He was born in Oberlin and attended Oberlin High School. He was a World War II Army veteran.
He worked for the Oberlin Municipal Electric Company and after moving to Sandusky some 30 years ago worked for Armstrong Brothers Builders and Joseph Women’s Apparel Shop, both in Sandusky.
He enjoyed doing landscape work, hunting, fishing, and riding his bike and moped.
Survivors include five sisters, Beulah Williams, Ruby Caldwell, and Elsie Arnold, all of Sandusky, Josephine Weatherspoon of New London, and Thelma Smith of Oberlin.
Services were Jan. 16 in St. Stephen A.M.E. Church, Sandusky, with the Rev. C. David Wade, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Restlawn Memorial Park, Huron. Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, January 22, 1991, p. 2.