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Our Obituaries

Debra Robertson

October 25, 2014

Debra D. Robertson, age 57 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, October 25 at her residence. Survivors include her husband, Gary L. Robertson; daughter, LeeAnn Brunton; and sons, Raymond Robertson and Charles Hicks. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson.
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Richard Duhl

October 23, 2014

Richard Delbert Duhl, age 79 of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at his residence in Jackson. He was born December 30, 1934 in Columbus, Ohio to the late George and Bessie (Deal) Duhl. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Dorothy Duhl; brothers: Herb, Oscar, Pearl, Ray, Frankie and Johnnie; and sisters, Mickey and Bertha. He is survived by his wife...
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Betty L. Cantor

November 8, 1947 - October 15, 2014

Betty L. (Yerian) Cantor, age 66 of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at her residence in Jackson. She was born November 8, 1947 in Jackson to the late James Yerian and Edith (Hill) Yerian. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Dean Cantor, a son, Roger L. Cantor, and seven brothers and sisters. She is survived by her sons, Tony (Jennifer)...
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Karen Ann Wyant Childers

October 11, 2014

Karen Ann Wyant Childers, age 64 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. She was born February 27, 1950 in Jackson to the late David Robert Wyant and Alice Freda Whaley Wyant Waugh. Besides her parents, her brother, Henry Dale Wyant, preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter, Lora (Rick) Smith of Jackson; brothers Mark Anthony...
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Lillie Louise Elkins

September 28, 2014

Lillie (Louise) Elkins, age 87 of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. She was born in Jackson on October 6, 1926 to the late Everett Dixon and Iva Bell (Duhl) Dixon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse James Elkins; a son, Jed Elkins; 5 brothers and 4 sisters. She is survived by her children, Larry...
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Fairley Causey

April 19, 1944 - September 4, 2014

Fairley Causey, age 70, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at the Piketon Nursing Center, Piketon, Ohio, on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. He was born in Greasy Creek, Kentucky on April 19, 1944. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Draxie (Robinson) Causey; brothers, Franklin, Clifford and Howard; sisters, Bonnie Yates, Thelma Mullins and Zella Fitzpatrick. He is survived by sons: Byron...
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Harrison Daniels

September 1, 2014

Harrison Daniels, age 74 of Ray, passed away at his residence on Monday, September 1, 2014. He was born in Boyd County, Kentucky on February 21, 1940 to the late Charlie and Julie (Miller) Daniels. In addition to his parents, his wife, Carolyn and brother Grover, along with 2 infant brothers, preceded him in death. Harrison is survived by his sons: John (Jacquelline) Daniels of Ray, Ohio and...
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Carla Y. Mapes

January 5, 1965 - August 30, 2014

Carla Y. Mapes, age 49 of Wellston, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio January 5, 1965 to the late Ivan Mapes and Charlotte Simmons Copley. She was a member the VFW and American Legion both of Wellston. She is survived by her daughter, Cherokee Gilkey, son, Michael S. Denney, as well as being known as a mother to many; brothers: Michael George Clark and Dan...
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Thomas Eugene Albert

August 22, 2014

Thomas Eugene Albert, age 54, passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio to Luther N. Albert, who survives, and the late Gertrude (Tolliver) Albert. In addition to his mother, his brother David Albert preceded him in death. Surviving are his son Walter; daughters Jean, Misty and Brittany; sisters Diana and Brenda; 6 grandchildren; wife Melissa and step-son Corey. ...
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Clara Mae Reed

August 21, 2014

Clara Mae (Landrum) Reed, age 74, passed away at her residence on Thursday, August 21, 2014. She was born in Jackson County, Ohio on November 7, 1939 to the late Walter Landrum and Nellie (Foster) Landrum. Clara is survived by her son: Alan (Debbie) Reed of Oak Hill, and her daughters: Donna Reed (Randy) Hall, Pam (Charles) Atwater and Anita (David) Meadows, all of Oak Hill; grandchildren: T...
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David Eugene Shover

August 17, 2014

David Eugene Shover, Jr., age 65, passed away at his residence on Sunday, August 17, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 21, 1948 in Gallipolis, Ohio to David Eugene Shover, Sr. and Gertrude (Vititoe) Drake, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by an infant sister, Patricia Shover; a grandson, Mason Phillips, a great-grandson Braydon Perkins, and...
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Wallace Milton McCray

August 15, 2014

Wallace Milton McCray, born December 23rd 1934 at Weeksbury, Kentucky, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014 at his residence in Circleville, Ohio. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 53 years, Loretta T. McCray and one daughter Jennifer (David) Cade; three grand kids: Chase (14), Halee (11) and Alli (4). He also leaves behind 2 brothers: Roy McCray of Knox, Indiana and Mike (Carolyn) McCray...
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William Michael Oliver

August 11, 2014

William Michael Oliver, age 43, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Monday, August 11, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on March 13, 1971. He is survived by his father, Robert Lewis Oliver Sr.; his mother, Vicki (Leach) Sturgill; a son, Josh Oliver; a daughter, Cassie Whaley; three brothers, Robert Oliver, Aaron Sturgill, and Zach Oliver; a sister, Chyna Oliver; one...
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Robert Joseph Angles

August 5, 2014

Robert Joseph Angles, age 70, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away at Edgewood Manor of Wellston, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on June 7, 1944. He was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Mable (Miller) Angles. He is survived by a son, Robert David Angles, and a sister, Lois Mannering; grandchildren: Tenicha Angles and Lea Angles; and great-grandchildren...
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Jeffrey Michael Blair

January 29, 1955 - July 29, 2014

Jeffrey Michael Blair, 58, passed peacefully Tuesday morning, July 29th, surrounded by the love and comfort of his family and dearest friends. Jeff was diagnosed with melanoma in early April of this year and fought it to the very end. Jeff was the oldest son of Joseph Cornelius Blair and Betty Lou (Twiggs) Blair, born in Huntington, West Virginia on January 29, 1955. He is survived by his five...
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Frank Wilhite

October 31, 1942 - July 29, 2014

Frank Wilhite, age 71, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland, Kentucky, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. He was born in Pike County, Kentucky on October 31, 1942. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hollan Wilhite Sr. and Verna (Harris) Wilhite, and two brothers, Hollan Wilhite Jr. and Darrel Wilhite. Frank was a retired mine worker, a member of the United...
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Sarah Alice Powell

December 16, 1926 - July 28, 2014

Sarah Alice "Poogie" Cosby Powell, age 87, of Ray, Ohio, died Monday, July 28, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, Ohio. She was born December 16, 1926 in Jackson, Ohio, the daughter of the late Britt and Nanny Cosby. She was united in marriage to James C. Powell, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by step-son Edward C. Powell; five brothers: Coston, Heber,...
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Carol Faye (Jewell) Newman

July 23, 2014

Carol Faye (Jewell) Newman, age 57, of Chillicothe, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. She was born in Springfield, Ohio on Dec. 25, 1956 to the late Paul Jewell Sr. and Viola Ann (Dulaney) Jewell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Joshua Newman and a granddaughter, Barbara Hamilton. Carol was an E.M.T. for SEOEMS, a member of the...
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David M. Kearns

July 18, 2014

David M. Kearns, age 67, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at Holzer Medical Center – Jackson ER on Friday, July 18, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Emma Jean (Munyan) Kearns, a brother, Bobby Kearns, and a sister, Marg Ann Keaton. He is survived by his wife, Janet (Salmons) Kearns and a son, David (Kelly) Kearns of Jackson. Also surviving are his brothers: Ronald...
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Melva Yvonne McCartney

February 25, 1946 - July 16, 2014

Melva Yvonne McCartney, age 68, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at Heartland of Jackson, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on Feb. 25, 1946. She was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin and Marjorie Ann (Coyan) Davis; two brothers, Melvin "Butch" Davis and David Davis. She is survived by a son, David (Tricia) McCartney of Columbus; a daughter, Marilyn (Carl)...
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Helen B. (Fisher) Rice

July 13, 2014

Helen B. (Fisher) Rice, age 90, passed away on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at the Jenkins Care Center in Wellston, Ohio. She was born in Coalton, Ohio on September 11, 1923 to the late Roy and Lucy (Evans) Fisher. She is survived by her husband of 72 years, G. Wayne Rice, son Kevin (Julia) Rice and daughter, Kathie (Sam) Stevenson. She is survived by 5 grandchildren, David (Pam) Stevenson, Melissa...
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Trevena "TV" Cool

April 22, 1935 - July 9, 2014

Born 4/22/1935. Trevena passed away at Four Winds Rest Home on July 9, 2014 after being a resident there since June 2012. Daughter of Wilbur Orin and Evelyn Marjorie (McCammon) Stiles who precede her in death. Also preceding in death: Brothers Bernard (Betty) Stiles, Herman (Joyce) Stiles, Sister Esther Stiles (William) Dawson; Granddaughter Layla Cool. She is survived by her husband of...
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Joann Sowers

October 31, 1941 - June 15, 2014

Joann Sowers, age 72, of McArthur, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born in Vinton County, Ohio on October 31, 1941 to the late James and Mary Ellen Kirby. Besides her parents, Joann was preceded in death by her husband, Eldon "Doe" Sowers; a daughter, Stephanie Morgan; a sister, Betty; a brother, Tom Kirby, and a grandson, Joshua...
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Virginia Law

June 12, 2014

Virginia Hope (Coyan) Law, age 87, of Jackson, Ohio, died Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. The oldest of 13 children, she was born November 10, 1926 to the late William Raymond Coyan and Nellie Blanche (Hayth) Coyan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marlin D. Law and daughter, Linda Bush Prater. Also preceding her in...
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Sean Cooper

June 11, 2014

Sean Eric "Sniffer" Cooper, age 41, of Jackson, Ohio, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. He was born December 26, 1972 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Wayne Cooper and Shirley Ann (Radcliff) Cooper. He is survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Jennifer Lynn (Hart) Cooper; his 14 year-old daughter, Cheirstynn Cooper and his 4 year-old son, Sean E....
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Norma Jean Barlow

May 25, 1948 - June 11, 2014

Norma Jean Barlow, age 66, of Jackson, Ohio, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus. Ohio. She was born in Maysville, Kentucky on May 25, 1948. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Norma Ruth (Vaugh) Hodge. She is survived by her husband, Paul Barlow; two sons, Todd (Melissa) Barlow of Jackson and Randy (Jennifer) Barlow of...
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Juanita M. Spence

November 22, 1922 - June 7, 2014

Juanita Maxine Bellar Spence, age 91, of Jackson, Ohio, died Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio. She was born Nov. 22, 1922 in Portsmouth, Ohio, daughter of the late Nelson and Ruth (Days) Bellar. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Earl Spence, two brothers, Harold and Earl Bellar and one sister, Virginia Stevenson...
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Chester Wells, Jr

December 24, 1937 - June 7, 2014


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Shelba Baker

June 6, 2014

Shelba Jean Baker, age 74, joined her Heavenly Father on Friday, June 6, 2014 at her home in Jackson, Ohio, surrounded by her loving family. She is the daughter of the late Thomas and Edith (Gilliland) Boswell. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Willis Ray Baker; three sisters: Jo Stewart and her daughter, Debbie of Pataskala, Ohio, Penny Halushka of California, Mary Cervantes of...
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Phyllis Clark

May 30, 2014

Phyllis A. Clark, age 80, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 30, 2014, at her home in Jackson. She was born in Coal Township, Jackson County, Ohio on July 5, 1933, the daughter of the late Walter and Jessie Hayth. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Clark, Sr., whom she married in 1954. She is survived by five children: Terry (Ron) Ousley of Beaver, Rhonda...
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James H. Davis

May 29, 2014

James (Jim) H. Davis, age 70, of Jackson, Ohio passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014. He died peacefully at his home in the presence of loving family members after a brief illness. Jim was born April 4, 1944 at Sheltering Arms Hospital in Athens, Ohio to the late James Davis and Hazel (Griffith) Druggan. He was raised in Jackson, Ohio where he graduated with the Class of 1962 from Jackson...
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Roger Dale Rose

May 28, 2014

Roger "Dale" Rose, 67, of Jackson, Ohio, passed awayWednesday, May 28, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic following abrief illness. Dale was born June 2, 1946, in Eifort, Ohio, to the late Roy and Minnie Stiles Rose of Jackson, Ohio. Dale was a member of the U.S. Army. He was a Viet Nam veteran. Dale is survived by his wife, Nina (Butts); daughter, Kelly(David) Millet, of Solon, Ohio; son Jason ...
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Robert Henry Clay, Jr.

May 27, 2014

Robert Henry Clay, Jr., age 86, passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at his residence in Wellston, Ohio. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 27, 1927 to the late Robert H. Clay, Sr., and Leta (Parish) Clay. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Segatto. He is survived by his wife, Ramona Fae (Murray) Clay, a son, Robert H. Clay III of Wellston; a...
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George William Henry

April 22, 1938 - May 25, 2014

George William "Bill" Henry, age 76, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Heartland of Jackson. He was born in Ironton, Ohio on April 22, 1938. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Howard and Irma E. (Adams) Henry and a sister, Dorothy Henry. Bill retired after 27 years as an insurance salesman for Western-Southern Insurance and was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by his...
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Mark Dillinger

May 18, 2014

Mark Anthony Dillinger, age 55, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born February 4, 1959 in Oak Hill, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph E. Dillinger and Irene (Wolford) Dillinger. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret Dillinger and an infant grand daughter, Jennifer Dillinger. He is survived by sons,...
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George Edwin Clarkson

August 1, 1938 - May 7, 2014

George Edwin Clarkson, age 75, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson He was born in Scioto Township, Jackson County, Ohio on August 1, 1938 to the late James Clarkson and Sarah (Arthur) Clarkson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Clarkson, in 1957. He is survived by his sons: Dave Clarkson and Billy...
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Viola Hood

May 5, 2014

Viola Hood, age 68, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away on Monday, May 5, 2014 at OSU Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio, on July 17, 1945 to the late Oscar Wheeler Sr. and Margaret Wheeler Winningman. She was also preceded in death by husband, Ralph Hood; brothers, Carl Wheeler and Oscar Wheeler Jr. and a sister, Hester Hilderbrand. She is survived by daughter...
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Annita "Annie" Brewer

May 2, 2014

Annita "Annie" Rose Brewer, age 63, passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 at her residence. She was born April 14, 1951 in Jackson County to the late Barnard Ross and Garnet (Hess) Harold. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Johnnie R. Brewer, Jr., a brother, Barnard Ross, Jr., and a grandson, Allen Miller. She is survived by her husband, Johnnie R. Brewer, Sr.;...
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Johnnie Shayne Cantrell

May 1, 2014

Johnnie Shayne Cantrell, age 55, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014 after an extended illness with cancer, at his home with his wife at his side. Johnnie was born in Wellston on May 19, 1958 to Joseph Craton Cantrell and Lydia Jane Robbins Cantrell of Jackson who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, William Joseph Cantrell, and a sister, Patricia...
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Lois Ruth Meece

March 21, 1920 - May 1, 2014

Lois Ruth (Davis) Meece, age 94, of Wellston, Ohio, died Thursday, May 1, 2014. She was born March 21, 1920 in Hocking County, Ohio, the daughter of the late James and Arminda A. (Woodard) Davis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marion M. Meece; daughter, Sandy Toops; son, Joe Meece; grandchildren, Karen Toops and Brian Meece; great grandson, Gavin Floyd;...
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Paul Leonard Swain

May 1, 2014

Paul Leonard Swain, age 83, of Minford, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014. He was born August 26, 1930 in Stockdale, Ohio. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rachel Dawn Swain and grandmother, Sarah Swain. He is survived by his wife, Lois Ann (Durham) Swain; children: Teresa (Marty) Slusher, Leonard (Dana) Swain, Loretta (Curtis) Payne, Keith (Debbie) Swain and Jason (Danette)...
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Nancy Jane Stevens

February 4, 1938 - April 29, 2014

Nancy Jane (Trago) Stevens, age 76, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at her residence. She was born Feb. 4, 1938 in Jackson County, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents, David and Carrie Morris Trago; husband, Clarence Stevens; sisters, Dolores Trago Hill, Carrie Liz Trago and Sue Moyer; brothers David Trago, Paul Trago and John Trago. She is survived by sons, Michael C. (Susan)...
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Genetta "Sue" Boyer

April 26, 2014

Genetta "Sue" Boyer, age 62, of Hamden, Ohio, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Floyd County, Kentucky on January 26, 1952 to the late Henry and Hazel (Ousley) Reffitt. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Roger Wayne Boyer. She is survived by her daughters: Sheila (Ronald) Bright, Cindy Martin and Kimberly Boyer; Step...
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Robert Wallace "Wally" Smith

April 22, 2014

Robert Wallace "Wally" Smith, age 95, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Holzer Assisted Living in Jackson, Ohio. He was born on March 16, 1919 in Harveyton, Kentucky to the late Robert Smith and Hester (Pigman) Smith. He is survived by his sons: Kenneth R. and Irene (Bates) Smith, Jimmy D. and Carol (Beatty) Smith, Gene and Robin (Kight) Smith; Daughter: Brenda G. (Smith) and...
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Glorianne Colburn

April 21, 2014

Glorianne Edessa Colburn, was born on April 20, 2014. She passed away on April 21, 2014 at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in Huntington, WV. Born to the parent Gloria Keels. Preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Gloria and Ed Trent. She is survived by her brother, Ezekiel Keels; Grandparents, Manda Keels and Matthew Floyd; Aunts and uncles: Oesha Keels, De'Andre Keels, Devontay Keels,...
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William "Bill" Wasmer

April 16, 2014

William "Bill" Wasmer, age 77, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Jackson, Ohio on Feb. 14, 1937 to the late George Kelley and Mary "Ada" (Humphries) Wasmer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Leonard Wasmer; brothers Danny and Joe Wasmer; sisters, Luetta Gallbraith and Sandy...
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Virginia Stiffler

April 12, 2014

Virginia S. (Leedy) Stiffler, age 103, of Jackson, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2014 at the home of her daughter. She was born in Pulaski, Virginia, on November 30, 1910, the Daughter of the late Stuart and Della Umberger Leedy. She was married on June 28, 1941 to Norman Stffler. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Norman in 1968, brother, Sherman Leedy and a...
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Carrie Marie Rice

February 5, 1927 - April 7, 2014

Carrie "Marie" Rice, age 87, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014 at Best Care Nursing Home in Wheelersburg, Ohio. She was born in Wellston, Ohio to the late Claude and Carrie (Jordan) Angles. She was also preceded in death by eight brothers: Denver, Ferrell, Ed, Wes, Ellis, Bernard, Lowell and Claudie Angles and one sister, Mildred Angles Cadd. She is survived by her...
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Ina M. Yates

June 16, 1954 - April 5, 2014

Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home 135 Broadway Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 Ina Marie (Ostrander) Yates, age 59, passed away at her residence on Saturday, April 5, 2014. She was born in Bowling Green, Ohio on June 16, 1954 to Lavon (Chapman) Shields and the late Ron Ostrander, Sr. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Yates. She is survived by her children: Bonnie "Michelle" Dannecker of...
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Leslie Willard Mineer

April 5, 2014

Leslie Willard Mineer, age 82, passed away at Edgewood Manor of Wellston on Saturday, April 5, 2014. He was born in Squire, WV on August 31, 1931 to the late William Cecil and Nellie Jane (Sparks) Mineer. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte (Haga) Mineer, and his children: Leslie (Ruth Anne) Mineer of South Shore, KY, Kathy (Clarence) Jobe of Ashland, KY, Sandy (Jason) Jones of Chillicothe,...
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Sandra Kay (Green) Souders

March 27, 2014

Sandra Kay (Green) Souders, age 70, passed away at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe on Thursday, March 27, 2014. She was born in Alliance, Ohio on February 18, 1944 to the late Dudley Green and Orpha Gladys Conley. She was also preceded in death by brothers and sisters: Bert Green, Nettie Summers, Martha Litteral, Dudley Greene, Della Chapman, L.J. Green, Danny Green, Thelma Jean Rice and...
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Melinda K. White

March 22, 2014

Melinda K. White, age 43, passed away at her residence on Saturday, March 22, 2014. She was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on August 24, 1970 to Clarence (Julie) Gillenwater and the late Diane Salyers Gillenwater. She is survived by her husband, James White; Son James White II; Daughter: Sabra White; Brothers: Mike (Ann) Gillenwater, Paul (Emma) Stevens and Kevin (Susie) Stevens; Sisters: Patty ...
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Caitlin Rosabel Sherman

March 20, 2014

Caitlin Rosabel Sherman Caitlin Rosabel Sherman, of Jackson, passed away and ascended to Heaven to be with The Lord Thursday, March 20, 2014. She is the beloved infant daughter of Bradford and Melanie Sherman. She is survived by her parents; grandparents Phillip and Mabel Denney, of Jackson, and Hobart Roger and Rose Sherman, of Oak Hill; aunts Tara Lawson and Scarlett Denney, both of...
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Edward P. Johnson

November 9, 1962 - March 16, 2014

Edward P. Johnson, age 51, of Jackson, passed away at Holzer Medical Center - Jackson on Sunday, March 16, 2014. He was born November 9, 1962 in Jackson County, Ohio, to the late Frank Johnson, Sr. and Dorothy (Glass) Johnson. Also preceding him in death were a brother, Jerry Johnson, and sisters: Barbara Folden, Virgene Kisor, Virginia Childers, Marilyn Cofer and Linda Manns. He is survived...
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Carolyn Williams

February 28, 2014

Carolyn June Williams age 68 of Jackson, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 peacefully at her home. She was born May 4, 1945 in Chillicothe, Ohio to Wilma Jean Coyle Dixon and the late Charles E. Dixon II. Carolyn was a 1963 graduate of Jackson High School, worked 30 years for Big Bear of Jackson as the home center Manager, an avid Jackson Ironman football fan and was one of the founders of...
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Roger Lee Cantor

May 31, 1966 - February 27, 2014

Roger Lee Cantor, beloved son, father, brother and friend, age 47, of Jackson, Ohio passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Roger Dean Cantor and Betty (Yerian) Cantor, who survives. In addition to his mother, he is survived by sons: James Bachtel and Joe Cantor; daughter Mariah Cantor;...
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June Bolen

February 24, 2014

June Bolen, age 77, of Jackson, Ohio passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born on November 29, 1936 in Knott County, Kentucky to the late Nathaniel Bolen and Rosie Bolen. June is survived by her son, Jeff (Julia) Bolen and sisters Sylvia Hicks and Judy Thomas. She is also survived by grandchildren Jeffrey Bolen and Joel Bolen and great...
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Myra Boroff

February 18, 2014

Myra Elizabeth Boroff, age 75, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Jackson, Ohio on March 11, 1938. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry O. and Ada Mae (Davis) Martin. Myra was a 25-year retired employee of Jackson Corporation and a 14-year employee of Wal-Mart. She is survived by her husband, William "Bill" Boroff; a son,...
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Calvin Eugene "Gene" Shook

June 11, 1938 - February 10, 2014

Heaven's gates opened on February 10, 2014 and welcomed Calvin Eugene "Gene" Shook into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Gene was born on June 11, 1938 to Carl Ray and Anna Mae Deck Shook. He was raised on Garfield Road in Coalton, Ohio, along with his brothers, Carl, Tom, Fred, Jim and his sister Marilyn. Gene was a member of the Coalton High School graduating class of...
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Carl E. Wyatt

September 4, 1926 - February 6, 2014

Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home 135 Broadway Street Jackson, Ohio Carl E. Wyatt of Daisy Avenue, Jackson, Ohio age 87 years, 5 months and 2 days passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, February 6, 2014. His passing was so peaceful and gentle releasing him of his pain he had endured. The Lord granted his wish by letting him die at home with his family to comfort him. He was born September 4...
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Lois Dunn

January 2, 1931 - January 28, 2014

Lois F. Dunn, age 83, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, January 28 at Dublin Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born on January 2, 1931 in Glouster, Ohio and lived in Jackson since 2011. Lois graduated from Glouster High School and later earned a Teaching Certificate from Ohio University. She met her husband of 60 years, Eugene Dunn, while attending OU. Lois, Gene, and...
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Thelma Chose

January 21, 2014

Thelma E. Chose, age 92 of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born August 24, 1921 in Mechanicsburg, PA to the late Joseph A. Moyer and Florence E. Wagner Moyer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy, brothers: Newton, Grant and Melvin, sisters: Wilma, Katherine and Grace, and 3 grand children, Don, Britten and...
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Clifton John Fouty

November 19, 1960 - January 17, 2014

Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home 135 Broadway Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 Clifton John Fouty, age 53 of Jackson, Ohio unexpectedly passed away Friday January 17, 2014 at his residence. He was born November 19, 1960 in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He is survived by his parents, Donna and Clifton Fouty of Jackson; a loving wife, Vickie Labus Fouty, brother, David Fouty sisters; Angie Remy and...
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Jack Barrett

November 27, 1926 - January 11, 2014

Jack Barrett, age 87 of Wellston, Ohio passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Jenkins Care Community of Wellston. He was born November 27, 1926 in Ashland, Kentucky to the late Jack and Byrdie Kelly Barrett. He was pre-deceased by his parents, wife Dortha Shrewsbury Legler Barrett, brother Gene Barrett, grandson Barry Neal Davis. He is survived by a daughter Valerie Legler Davis ...
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Betty L Swingle

May 18, 1930 - January 11, 2014

Betty Lou Swingle, age 83 of Jackson passed away Saturday January 11, 2014, at Edgewood Manor of Wellston. Betty was born May 18, 1930, to the late George and Melissa (Sinclair).She was a very loving wife, devoted mother, grand-mother and great grand-mother as well as a true friend to many. She is survived by her daughter Deneda (Steve) Carl of Wellston, and sons Jim (Marlene) Swingle of Oak...
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Edna Wylodine Taylor

June 7, 1926 - January 10, 2014

Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home 135 Broadway Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 Edna Wylodine (Richards) Taylor, age 87 of Jackson, passed away Friday January 10, 2014 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. She was born June 7, 1926 in Jackson County to the late George W. and Effie E. (Wyant) Lambert. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers: Charles Lambert and Robert Lambert,...
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Avis Wieski

July 16, 1926 - January 6, 2014

Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home 135 Broadway Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 Avis Wieski, age 87, of Plymouth, Indiana passed away January 6, 2014. She was born on July 16,1926 in Jackson County to the late Marshall Hill and Grace (Morris) Hill. She was preceded in death by husbands "A.J." Scarberry and Adam Wieski , daughter Sharon Hensley, brother Eugene Hill, sister Delores Terry, and infant...
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Roger Wayne "Bub" Boyer

June 9, 1985 - December 28, 2013

Roger Wayne "Bub" Boyer, age 28, of Dundas, passed away Saturday, Decemer 28, 2013 at St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. He was born June 9, 1985 in Gallipolis, Ohio, son of Genetta "Sue" Reffitt Boyer, who survives him, and Ralph Roger Boyer, who preceded him in death. Bub is survived by his fiance, Brittney Gross of McArthur; sisters: Kim Boyer (Daniel Mace) of...
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Diana Kay Swartz

January 2, 1947 - December 17, 2013

Diana Kay Swartz age, 66 of Jackson, Ohio passed away December 17, 2013 at Riverside Methodist Hospital Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Logan Ohio, on January 2, 1947. She was preceded in death by parents, Robert M. Richards and Myrtle (Grizzell) Richards, husband Daniel Swartz and two sisters. She is survived by son, Shawn Swartz of Wellston. Ohio, daughter, Dr.Vanessa Swartz of Baltimore...
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Freda M. Brown

March 14, 1922 - November 17, 2013

Freda Mae (Watson) Brown, age 91, went home to be with her Lord Sunday, November 17, 2013, at the Four Winds Nursing Facility, Jackson. She was born March 14, 1922 in Maysville, Kentucky to Robert Watson Sr. and Ella (Wilson) Watson. The second of eight children, Freda leaned to work at an early age, helping her mother care for the younger children. During WWII she was hired by the railroad...
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Joyce Darlene Bocook

February 28, 1941 - November 14, 2013

Joyce Bocook, age 72 of Jackson passed away Thursday, November 14, 2013. She was born February 28, 1941 in Maple Summit, Pennsylvania to the late Clemeta and Catherine Miller Burnsworth. She is survived by her son: Dale Pelt, daughters: Carol Bocook and Rebecca (Charles) Swisher, sisters: Delores Wenger, Barbara Chandler and Claudine Kemp, 5 grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. ...
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Johnnie R. Brewer, Jr.

April 21, 1970 - November 6, 2013

Johnnie R. "John-John" Brewer Jr., age 43, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio. He was born April 21, 1970 in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived and will be sadly missed by his parents, Johnnie Brewer Sr. and Annita "Ann" Ross Brewer; children: Kristin Keaton and John Aaron Brewer; grandchildren: Macy, John Allen and Jason; John Allen was the love...
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Shera Ann Lewis

February 19, 1962 - October 31, 2013

Shera "Sherry" Ann Carter-Lewis, age 51, passed away at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio, Thursday, October 31, 2013. She was born February 19, 1962. She was preceded in death by husband, Michael D. Lewis; father, William E. Carter Sr. and brother, Allen E. Carter. She is survived by her mother, Bonnie J. Carter and stepmother, Ruth Ann Carter; children: Michelle N. Vogt, Bonnie J. ...
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George Hendricks

January 23, 1928 - October 21, 2013

George Hendricks, 85, of Beaver, Ohio passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at the Four Winds Nursing Facility of Jackson. He was born January 23, 1928 in Barbourville, Kentucky to the late John and Dora Meeks Hendricks. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War, member of the Piketon-Jasper United Methodist Church, Pike County Shrine Club, Orient Lodge 321 F&AM and enjoyed...
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Joy E. Coyan

January 7, 1937 - October 14, 2013

Our Lord finally had a room ready for Joy Masters Coyan. Joy was ill for a number of years with heart disease and died on Monday, October 14, 2013 at SOMC Hospice, Portsmouth, Ohio. She was the oldest daughter of the late Richard "Dick" and Bea Masters and was also preceded in death by her brother Richard "Rick" Masters her husband of 44 years, Floyd "Boone" Coyan, and great grandson Braydon...
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Judy Diane Biggs

January 20, 1949 - October 12, 2013

Judy Diane Biggs, age 64, of Navarre, Fla., passed away suddenly, Saturday, October 12th. She was born in Chillicothe, Ohio to Raymond and Margret Ingalls. Diane married Wilford Doyle Biggs on October 11, 1968 and became a devoted Air Force wife traveling with Willie throughout the United States and Europe until finally settling in Navarre, FL. She was a loving mother to Michael and Brian. ...
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Carol Mae Perkins

April 8, 1940 - October 10, 2013

Carol Mae Perkins, age 73, of Jackson passed away Thursday, October 10, 2013 at her home. She was born in Jackson County, Ohio, April 8, 1940. She was preceded in death by her parents, Granville and Delphia (McCain) Woods; stepfather, Raymond Dalebert Woodruff; husband Dean Franklin Perkins; three brothers: Leonard Blaine Woods, Paul Robert Woods and Donald Eugene Woods, and a sister-in-law...
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Mildred E Salyers

June 14, 1936 - October 9, 2013

Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home 135 Broadway Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 Mildred E. Salyers, age 77 of Jackson went home to be with her Lord Wednesday, October 9, 2013. Mildred was born in Franklin County, Ohio June 14, 1936 to the late Grover and Florence Lewis Wilcox. Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Thomas Salyers Jr., an infant daughter and 2 sisters. She is survived...
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Geneva Lowe

September 7, 1939 - October 7, 2013

Geneva Lowe, age 74, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away Monday, October 7, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Martin County, Kentucky on Sept. 7, 1939. She was preceded in death by her parents, Archel Wendell and Mary Elizabeth (Hensley) Stepp, a granddaughter Faith and four brothers. She is survived by her husband, James R. Lowe; son, James E. Lowe of Wellston; four daughters: Barbara Sue...
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Frank D. Eisnaugle

April 23, 1930 - September 18, 2013

Frank D. Eisnaugle, 83 of Jackson went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at the Four Winds Nursing Facility. He was born April 23, 1930 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Henry B. and Adrienne F. Carpenter Eisnaugle. He was a police officer for the Jackson Police Department for 13 years, Investigator for the State Fire Marshall for 24 years and a Special Deputy...
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Mary J. Sickles

November 13, 1935 - September 4, 2013

Mary J. Howell Sickles, age 77, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at SOMC Hospice, Portsmouth, Ohio. She was born in Jackson, Ohio, on November 13, 1935. She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Myrtle Martin, ex-husband, Thomas W. Plummer Sr.; husbands, Charles Howell and Samuel Sickles; twin sons, Robert William and Allen Wayne Plummer; daughter, Wilma Jean Martin; a...
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Chester Stephens

February 9, 1944 - August 30, 2013

Chester Stephens, age 69 of Jackson, passed away at Heartland of Chillicothe, O on August 30,2013. He was born February 9, 1944 in Garrett Ky. to the Late W.P. Stephens and Rebecca Shepard Stephens. Brothers and Sisters and Daughter Tambra Stephens also preceded him in death. He is survived by one son William Stephens of Colorado, one brother Jim Stephens of Jackson, O and special niece and...
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Robert L. Morris

June 25, 1936 - August 26, 2013

Robert L. "Bob" Morris, age 77, of Jackson, Ohio, son of the late William and Rebecca Perkins Morris, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 26, 2013. He was born in Wurtland, Kentucky on June 25, 1936. One of 24 siblings, survived by sister Marie Pratt, Huron, Ohio; wife Linda Cheadle Ross Morris; children: Robert L. (Penny) Morris Jr. (daughters Holly (two sons) and Suzanne (Chris)...
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Clarence Wayne Kight

March 16, 1936 - August 26, 2013

Clarence Wayne Kight, age 77, of Coalton, Ohio, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013, at his home. He was born in Limerick, Ohio on March 16, 1936, son of the late Clarence Donald and Marcella Kight. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers: Emory Kight, Allen Kight, Ralph Kight, Richard Kight; sisters: Rita Poe, Kay Keller, and an infant sibling. He is...
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Charles W. Padgett

February 4, 1943 - August 25, 2013

Charles William "Bill" Padgett, 70, went home to be with his Lord Sunday, August 25, 2013 at his home in Jackson, Ohio. He was born February 4, 1943, in Ross, California to Sherman and Myra Poppell Padgett, who preceded him in death. He is survived by his four children: Lisa (John) Harrison, Jeanne (Troy) Jewett, Ken (Jennifer) Padgett and Kevin Padgett; 14 grandchildren: Stephen (Jamie),...
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Timothy DeLong

March 16, 1963 - August 20, 2013

Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home 135 Broadway Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 Timothy Wayne DeLong age 50 of Jackson passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013. He was born March 3, 1963 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Harley L. and Bertha V Duhl DeLong. He was a dedicated father, loved to bowl, he was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns. He is survived by...
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Ira Joey Sickles

August 23, 1961 - August 11, 2013

Ira "Joey" Sickles, age 51 of Jackson, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born August 23, 1961 in Jackson County, Ohio.. He was preceded in death by his father Marvin "Buck" Sickles,a brother, Vernon Cash; grandparents, John and Grace Terry, Bert and Mayme Sickles; two nephews, Paul Joseph Nichols and William...
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Lewis H. Vance

May 19, 1954 - August 7, 2013

Lewis H. Vance, age 59 of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Wednesday August 7,2013 in Jackson, Ohio. He was born in Jackson County to the late Hubert and Mary (Mullins) Vance. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Chester Vance, Jimmy Vance and Curtis Miller and one grandchild. He is survived by sons: Lewis Vance, Robert Vance of Jackson, Robert Coffey of Dundas, Christopher Hemrick of Jackson...
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Betty Jane Mercer

February 28, 1925 - July 31, 2013

Betty J. Mercer, age 88, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away July 31, 2013, at Jenkins Memorial Health Facility, Wellston, Ohio. Betty was born February 28, 1925 in McArthur, Ohio. She was preceded in death by husband William Edgar Mercer, parents Leslie and Ethel Greene, and one brother. She is survived by seven children: Bobby Dean Maxwell and wife Robin of Columbus, Ohio, Duke Hilt and wife...
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Joyce N. Gardner

November 9, 1940 - July 21, 2013

Joyce N. Gardner 72, of Wellston, Ohio passed away July 21,2013 at home. She was born November 9, 1940 in Jackson County to the late Alva and Nellie ( Neely ) Speakman. Preceded in death by husband Carroll Gardner, son James A. Dennison, four sisters and three brothers. She is survived by sons Kenny Dennison of Jackson, O, Martin Gardner, Johnny Gardner of Columbus, Ohio, daughter...
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Joseph Dale Holsinger, Sr.

February 20, 1941 - July 9, 2013

Joseph Dale Holsinger Sr., age 72, of Jackson, passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 in the company of his loving wife and two children after a brief battle with lung cancer. He was born in Lyra, Ohio, on February 20, 1941 to the late Roscoe and Mamie (Dixon) Holsinger and was also preceded in death by seven brothers, Roscoe Jr., Russell, Raymond, Leroy, Karl, David...
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Jeffrey A. Hooten

May 11, 1957 - July 9, 2013

Jeffrey A. Hooten, age 56, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born in Springfield, Ohio, on May 11, 1957 to the late John and Betty (Coggins) Hooten. He was also preceded in death by his father-in-law Herb Crabtree. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Christy (Crabtree) Hooten; daughters, Sarah (Zak) Waugh of...
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Ernie Lee Fisher

May 29, 1955 - July 5, 2013

Ernie Lee Fisher, 58 of Jackson Ohio passed away unexpectedly on July 4,2013 at his residence. Ernie was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on May 29, 1955 to the late Eugene and Gladys ( Davis) Fisher of Oak Hill, Ohio. Ernie was also preceded in death by brothers, John Mc Gowan of Oak Hill and infant brother Harry Paul Reed. Ernie was a 1973 graduate of Oak Hill High School, and served as Staff Sergeant...
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Ernest Hurt

November 17, 1931 - July 1, 2013

Ernest Hurt, age 81, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013, at Heartland of Jackson. He was born in Floyd County, Kentucky on November 17, 1931. He was preceded in death by parents, Garland and Nervie Hall Hurt, his wife Lilly Hurt, son Rusty Hurt, and one brother. He is survived by son Randy Hurt of Waverly; daughters, Brenda Gullett of Coalton, Gail Lunsford of Cleveland and...
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Barbara Chesser

September 26, 1949 - June 30, 2013

Mayhew Brown Funeral Home 135 Broadway Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 OBITUARY Barbara E. Chesser 63, of Jackson, Ohio went to be with the lord on Saturday June 30, 2013 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born September 26,1949 in Vinton County Ohio to the late Robert, Mayme (Hudson) Chesser . She attended Vinton County High School and...
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Helen M Barnett

December 18, 1919 - June 28, 2013

Mayhew Brown Funeral Home 135 Broadway Street Jackson, Ohio OBITUARY Helen M. Barnett, 93 of Jackson, Ohio Passed away Friday June 28,2013 at Four Winds Community of Jackson. She was born December 18,1919 in Jackson County to the late Orville and Carrie ( Jenkins ) Mercer. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl Barnett, and Sister's...
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Helen McGuire

June 13, 1925 - June 23, 2013

Helen McGuire, age 88 of Oklahoma formerly of Jackson, Ohio went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 23, 2013 at her residence. She was born in Pike County, Kentucky on June 13, 1925 to the late James and Virgie Coleman. She was a longtime member of the Trippieville United Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Ermal McGuire; son Leroy McGuire; brothers, Howard Coleman and...
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James E Swingle

December 5, 1930 - June 15, 2013

Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home 135 Broadway Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 James Edwin Swingle, age 82 of Jackson passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. Jim was born December 5, 1930, to the late Odis and Pauline Minard Swingle. He was a member of The United States Air Force. He worked for Dallas Automotive Group for 44 years where he retired. He was a member...
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Eileen Woolum

June 28, 1928 - June 14, 2013

Mayhew Brown Funeral Home 135 Broadway Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 OBITUARY Eileen Woolum, 84 of Jackson, Ohio Passed away Friday June 14,2013 at Four Winds Community of Jackson. She was born June 28,1028 in Jackson County to the late Earl and Hazel ( Stiffler ) Mercer. She is preceded in death by husband Don Woolum, brother Don Mercer. ...
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Betty L. Blair

January 1, 1935 - June 2, 2013

Betty L Blair, age 78 of Jackson, Ohio, died Sunday June 1st surrounded by her loved ones after a long battle with myeloma. Betty was born January 1st, 1935 in Oak Hill, WV to the late Charles and Jesse Twiggs. Betty was an avid collector of antiques and pottery. She spent much of her life traveling throughout the country to antique shows. She was the owner of the Hocking Hills Craft Mall and...
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