Arvilda Ames

Arvilda B. “Aunt Bea” Ames, 100, of Coshocton, passed away on Sunday, August, 11, 2013. She was born in Layland, Ohio on September 24, 1912, to the late Frederick L. and Allie (Pixler) Markley. She graduated from Blissfield High School. On August 13, 1930, Arvilda married Charles W. Ames, who preceded her in death on June 11, 1966. Arvilda worked for Shaw-Barton for 35 years, retiring in 1977 and was a member of the former Layland United Methodist Church. Arvilda is survived by one nephew, Jerry Haywood of Coshocton; and one niece, Vicki Steiner of Arcadia, Florida. In addition to her parents and husband, Arvilda is preceded in death by one son, Dickie Ames; one brother, Wallace Markley; two sisters, Neola Williamson and Bessie Cochran; one nephew, Don Haywood; and two nieces, Carol Ann Gephart and Pam Wood. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Given-Dawson Funeral Home with Pastor Charles Warren officiating. Burial will follow at Big Run Cemetery in Monroe Township, Ohio. Calling hours will be held from 11:00-1:00 the day of the service at the Funeral Home. An online memorial can be viewed at


  • Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 15, 2013

Arvilda Ames

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Jane [Taylor) Voltz

August 15, 2013

I have many fond memories of Arvida and her beautiful red hair and smile when the Chatterette Club met in the Layland area. Her husband also delivered ice cream mix to our sweet Shop in Killbuck in the 60's.

david geib

August 15, 2013

I always enjoyed aunt Arvilda when she visited grandma Buela Croskey her sister in law and my mom geib in her red mustang.Glad I took mom down couple years ago to visit her..She will always be remembered and such a fine lady..

Rose Shortt

August 14, 2013

Jerry an Vicki ... just want to let you know I am thinking of u. sorry for the loss of your aunt.

Mary Ramsely

August 14, 2013

So Sorry to hear of Aunt Bea passing. May all the wonderful memories that you share, and our Lord help the family thru this difficult time of grief and sorrow.

Mary Ramsey

Tracy Kittell

August 14, 2013

I am so sorry to hear about Aunt. I know how much she meant to you and your family! Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers.