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Georgia L. Bennett

November 2, 1939 - December 2, 2016

On Friday, December 2, 2016, Georgia Spencer Bennett was taken from this world of pain and suffering to her heavenly home with all of her loved ones that had gone before her. She had her eyes and heart focused on this journey for many months, and looked forward to being once again without pain, and having her family and friends around her. Georgia was a sweet person with a lovely smile and a...
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Ronnie L. Johnson

July 17, 1955 - November 30, 2016

Ronnie L. Johnson, age 61 of Beaver, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Holzer Medical Center – Jackson. He was born in Wellston, Ohio on July 17, 1955 to the late Frank and Dorothy (Glass) Johnson. In addition to his parents, a son, Paul Edward Johnson, and siblings Jerry Johnson, Barb Folden, Virginia Childers, Virgene Kisor, Frank Johnson, Marilyn Coffer, Linda Manns and Eddie...
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Sandra C. Massie

May 12, 1947 - November 28, 2016

Sandra C. Massie, age 69 of Jackson, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born in Lawrence County, Ohio on May 12, 1947 to the late Ernest and Verna (Saunders) Jarvis. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by brothers and sisters: Tony Jarvis, Rita Denney, Timothy Jarvis, Twila McMeans and Isacc Jarvis. Sandra is survived by her children:...
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Mark Jeffery Shelton

September 9, 1969 - November 26, 2016

Mark Jeffery Shelton died in his home on Saturday, November 26, 2016, in Ocala, FL at the age of 47. Mark was born on September 9, 1969 in Garfield Heights, Ohio. He spent most of his life living in Florida, always near his family. He worked as a project manager for ESD and served his country with pride during the first Gulf War in the army. He earned the Army Achievement Medal, Army Good...
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Evelyn "Nicky" Valentine

August 25, 1976 - November 26, 2016

Evelyn Nicole "Nicky" Valentine, age 40, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 at her home in Chillicothe, Ohio following a brief battle with cancer. Nicky was born on August 25, 1976 in Columbus, Ohio and is survived by her loving parents Chancey and Dorthy Valentine and her paternal grandmother, Aretta Valentine and her loving grandmother Janet Cosby. Nicky was a bright, avid student and...
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Talana Ruth Collins

May 19, 1971 - November 23, 2016

Talana Ruth Collins, age 45 of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at her home residence. She was born Knox County, Kentucky on May 19, 1971 to the late Ohler Gray and Betty (Rogers) Gray, who survives. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by two great nieces: Ileigh and Kinslee Henson. In addition to her mother, she is also survived by her husband of 21...
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Grace E. Camden

May 31, 1935 - November 23, 2016

Grace E. Camden, age 81 of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Heartland of Jackson. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home and Southern Ohio Cremation Services in Jackson. Condolences may be sent to www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com
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Eva J. Zornes

August 15, 1925 - November 19, 2016

Eva Janette Zornes, age 91 of Jackson, passed away at the Four Winds Community on Saturday, November 19, 2016. She was born in Lawrence County, Ohio on August 15, 1925 to the late Grant and Stella (Blair) Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward "Pat" Zornes; three brothers: Lee Johnson, Elmer Johnson and Billy Johnson; and three sisters: Venus...
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Dorothy Mae Frazier

October 5, 1934 - November 17, 2016

Dorothy Mae Frazier, age 82 of Wellston, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Holzer Medical Center – Jackson. Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson. Condolences may be sent to www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com
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Phyllis Ann McManis

May 31, 1940 - November 17, 2016

Phyllis Ann McManis, age 76, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 17, 2016 at her residence. She was born on May 31, 1940 in Jackson, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Emma (Chrisman) Brown and a brother, Michael Brown. She is survived by two sons: Jarrod (Dawn Cline) Davis and Eric R. McManis; a daughter, Dawn Crabtree; a brother, Jim Brown;...
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Shirley Ann Howell

June 23, 1935 - November 10, 2016

Shirley Ann Howell Our beautiful Mother Shirley Ann (Altherr) Howell, left the bonds of this mortal earth as she fell asleep November 10, 2016 surrounded by love and her family. Shirley entered this world June 23, 1935 the daughter of Frederick E. Altherr and Kathryn N. (Whaley) Altherr Shumate who predecease her. Shirley was a teenager when she established her faith and lived her life...
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Alma Ruth Fite

October 18, 1921 - November 10, 2016

Alma Ruth Fite, age 95 of Jackson, passed away at her residence on Thursday, November 10, 2016. She was born in Jackson, Ohio on October 18, 1921 to the late Perry and Nellie (McGhee) Grimes. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Fite, an infant son, Larry Joseph Fite, and a grandson, Stephen Hanks. She is survived by a son, Richard P. (Denise) Fite, and...
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William "Bill" Moore

November 29, 1926 - November 10, 2016

William "Bill" Moore, age 89 of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the VA Medical Center in Chillicothe. He was born in Greenup, Kentucky on November 29, 1926 to the late William Elson and Nancy Jane (Nichols) Moore. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by the mother of his children, Connie Moore; sons Gib (infant) and Charles Moore; 3 brothers: Clyde, James and...
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Irvin Baisden

August 30, 1935 - November 2, 2016

Irvin Baisden, age 81 of Coalton, passed away at his residence surrounded by his loving family and friends on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. He was born in Mingo County, West Virginia on August 30, 1935 to the late Wayne and Arizona (Amburgy) Baisden. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley (Linton) Baisden and his second wife, Carol (Keairns) Baisden. A son,...
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Howard Hughes

December 2, 1936 - November 2, 2016

Howard Hughes, age 79, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at Four Winds Nursing Facility. He was born in Jackson County, Ohio on December 2, 1936. He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Bessie (Whaley) Hughes; wife, Virginia (Martin) Hughes; brother, William Frank Hughes; sister, Betty Jane Ewing and two stepchildren, Terry and David Whaley. He is survived...
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James Dixon Frankland

September 21, 1964 - October 30, 2016

James Dixon Frankland, age 52 of Jackson, passed away at his residence on Sunday, October 30, 2016.  He was born on September 21, 1964 in Columbus, Ohio to James C. and Sally (Kearns) Frankland, who survive.  In addition to his parents he is also survived by special uncle and aunt, Tom and Sally Kearns and great aunt and uncle Gladys and Jack Blackburn. Other surviving family members include...
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Martha B. Gossett

July 30, 1926 - October 30, 2016

Martha B. Gossett, age 90, of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Four Winds Community nursing facility. She was born in Wellston, Ohio on July 30, 1926. She was preceded in death by her husband Allen in 1980; parents, Frank and Mary (Frisby) Brandau; five brothers and four sisters. She is survived by one brother, Karl (Doris) Brandau. Funeral service will be held...
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Lloyd "Skip" Haynes

July 3, 1935 - October 24, 2016

Lloyd "Skip" Haynes, age 81, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born in Mansfield, Ohio, on July 3, 1935. He was preceded in death by his parents, Parker and Stella Haynes. Lloyd came here from Akron, Ohio and was retired from Goodyear, where he was a Manager of Safety and Training; he was a U.S. Army veteran. He...
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Clarence L. Rice II

June 9, 1930 - October 23, 2016

Clarence L. Rice II, age 86 of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born on June 9, 1930 to the late Clarence L. and Mary E. Rice. Mr. Rice retired from the Jackson City School District after many years of service. No calling hours will be observed. A memorial service will be held at the Jackson Middle School (former...
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Patricia Ann Harrison

September 25, 1949 - October 22, 2016

Patricia Ann Harrison, age 67, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio. She was born in Jackson, Ohio on Sept. 25, 1949. She was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Lillian (Mitchem) Harrison. She loved working with flowers and was a bubbly, happy mother and grandmother. She is survived by children: Michelle Caudill, Jeff...
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Lawrence E. Phipps

February 4, 1942 - October 21, 2016

Lawrence E. Phipps, age 74 of Jackson, formally of Milford, Delaware, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born on February 4, 1942 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Sammie and Jane (Webb) Phipps. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Silva. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Clareann (Lambert) Phipps;...
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Ronald D. Coley II

February 6, 1970 - October 19, 2016

Ronald D. Coley II, age 46, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio. He was born in Long Beach,California, on Feb. 6, 1970. He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Coley and a brother Jerry Coley. He is survived by his mother, Cheryl (Skeens) Coley; wife, Patty (Gillispie) Coley; son, Ronald Coley III; step-sons, Ronald Taylor...
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Robert James Long

November 24, 1932 - October 18, 2016

Robert James Long USN, Age 83 of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away at his home Tuesday October 18, 2016 with his loving wife Sue and His faithful dog Bear by his side. He was born on November 24, 1932 in the flats of Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Long is survived by his wife Susan Collins Long of 34 years and his step-children Robin of Lakewood and Michael and Partner Danny of Sherman Oaks, California, and his...
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Marva Lou Richards

March 31, 1931 - October 15, 2016

Marva Lou Rice Jenkins Rupert Richards, age 85, of Jackson, Ohio passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, October 15, 2016. She was born in Salyersville, Kentucky on March 31, 1931 to the late John Marvin Rice and Gladys Conley Rice Green. Marva was a well known teacher for over 35 years teaching in the Jackson City School district as well as in the Columbus City...
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Erma Jean "Finney" Davis

March 22, 1926 - October 10, 2016

Erma Jean "Finney" Davis, age 90 of Jackson, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016 at the Holzer Senior Health Care Center in Gallipolis. She was born in Jackson, Ohio on March 22, 1926 to the late Sam and Leafy (Lyons) Finney. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Davis, and a sister, Doris Ramsey. She is survived by her son, John (Ruthie) Davis;...
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Daniel W. Harrel

November 9, 1954 - October 1, 2016

Daniel W. Harrel, age 61, a lifelong resident of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at The Ohio State University James Cancer Center in Columbus, Ohio, where he had been a patient. He was born in Wellston, Ohio on November 9, 1954 to the late Franklin and Vera (Simmerman) Harrel. Daniel is survived by his brother, Harry Harrel and sisters, Gail Feltner and Maryjane (Steve)...
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Patricia L. Rankin

July 22, 1972 - September 29, 2016

Patricia L. Rankin, age 44 of Jackson, passed away at her residence on Thursday, September 29, 2016. She was born in South Carolina on July 22, 1972 to the late Raymond Russell Rankin and Winifred (Halterman) Rankin. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Rick Feltner, and three sisters: Ramona Hill, Kathleen Altherr and Cathi Escamilla. She is survived by a son, Wesley...
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Paul Ray Sharp

April 12, 1940 - September 28, 2016

Paul Ray Sharp, age 76 of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at Pleasant Hill Manor Nursing Home in Piketon, Ohio. He was born in Jackson, Ohio on April 12, 1940 to the late Garland and Cora Mae (Heading) Sharp. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a twin sister, Pauline, a sister, Margaret, and 2 brothers, Jack and Abe Sharp. He is survived by his sons,...
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T. Michael Arnold

January 5, 1943 - September 28, 2016

T. Michael Arnold, age 73, of Pawleys Island, South Carolina, passed away at Jackson, Ohio on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. He was born in Troy, Ohio on January 5, 1943. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Mary Jane (Campion) Arnold and a brother, Steven Arnold. Michael was a graduate of Ohio Northern University. He was the owner of Arnold Alloy Products in Jackson for 20...
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Geraldine Hughes

April 16, 1952 - September 26, 2016

Geraldine Hughes, age 64 of Jackson, passed away on Monday, September 26, 2016 at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. She was born in Jackson on April 16, 1952 to the late Gerald D. Terry and Betty (Cash) Terry who survives. Besides her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, Douglas Terry. She is survived by her husband, John E. Hughes, along with several...
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James A. Wyatt, Sr.

April 13, 1929 - September 24, 2016

James A. Wyatt, Sr., passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Heartland of Jackson. He was born April 13, 1929 in Jackson County to the late William and Nellie Frances (Ray) Wyatt. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 7 brothers and 2 sisters. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Betty Ann (Canter) Wyatt; a son, James A. Wyatt Jr.; daughters: Jean (Keith) Polzer...
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Tommie Raymond Thompson

September 21, 1967 - September 19, 2016

Tommie Raymond Thompson, age 48, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 21, 1967. He is survived by his father, Richard Thompson and mother, Barbara Wagoner (Tom) Snelson; sister, Cynthia (Robert) Crouse; step-brother, Christopher DeLavern; step-sister, Stacey DeLavern; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. ...
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Mark Eugene Wyant

July 9, 1956 - September 18, 2016

Mark Wyant, age 60 , passed away unexpectedly at his home at the Cambrian, on Sunday, September 18, 2016. He was born on July 9, 1956, to the late Wib and Marti (Longlott) Wyant. He was also preceded in death by an infant sister, Kathy. Mark and his faithful canine friend, Sammie, were well known in Jackson County. Mark never met a stranger. No matter how bad he felt from the cancer in his...
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Deborah E. Hatten

February 26, 1954 - September 16, 2016

Deborah E. Hatten, age 62 of Oak Hill, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016 at Holzer Medical Center – Jackson ER. She was born on February 26, 1954 in Wellston, Ohio to the late J. C. and Gladys (Felty) Blankenship. She is survived by her husband Gary L. Hatten, Sr.; a son, Gary L. Hatten, Jr.; three grandchildren: Jordan Kennard, Madison Hatten and Shelby Hatten; one great-grandchild...
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Susan L. Nickell

May 24, 1955 - September 14, 2016

Susan Lynn Nickell, age 61, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at her residence. She was born in Dunbar, West Virginia on May 25, 1955. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cramer and Ester (Bailey) Burks. She is survived by two daughters, Machardy Pendleton and Megan Nichols; a brother, Cramer Burks and grandchildren: Randy, Savannah, Chelsea, Kira, Alannah...
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Robert "Bob" Hatfield

November 8, 1926 - September 14, 2016

Rev. Robert "Bob" Hatfield, age 89 of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Heartland of Jackson. He is survived by his wife, Junita "Frances" Hatfield; four children: Buford Hatfield of Jackson, Prentiss (Ida) Hatfield of Logan, Ohio, Regina (Tom) McCartney of Jackson and Connie Evans of Jackson. Also surviving are a step-daughter, Debbie (Bob) Hutchison of Jackson, along...
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Margaret Mayhew Ingalls

October 31, 1926 - September 12, 2016

Margaret (Mayhew) Ingalls, age 89 of Jackson, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 at the Four Winds Nursing Facility. She was born in Jackson on October 31, 1926 to the late Cyril and Cressie (Horton) Mayhew. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Ingalls, Jr., a daughter, Judy Diane (Ingalls) Biggs, and several brothers and sisters. She is survived by...
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Elbert Thurman Barnes

October 14, 1943 - September 6, 2016

Elbert Thurman Barnes went home to be with his Lord Tuesday morning, Sept. 6, 2016, at the Four Winds Nursing Facility, Jackson, Ohio. He was born in Canton, Ohio on October 14, 1943 to Maxwell and Neva Barnes. Elbert was a 1962 graduate of Oak Hill High School and attended Hyles Anderson Seminary. He was a member of Freedom Baptist Church, Jackson, Ohio. He was preceded in death by...
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Larry Eugene Lively, Jr.

September 12, 1969 - September 3, 2016

Larry Eugene Lively, Jr., age 46 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Holzer Medical Center – Jackson ER. He was born on September 12, 1969 in Bangkok, Thailand to Larry E. Lively, Sr., and Ratana Thompson, who survive. In addition to his parents, he is also survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Robin Lively with whom he had been together with for 31 years;...
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Rachel Elizabeth Tripp

August 16, 1982 - August 28, 2016

Rachel Elizabeth Coyan Tripp, age 34, suffered cardiac arrest and later passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. She was born on August 16, 1982 to Tom and Carole Coyan, who survive. Rachel was an excellent student, excited to be entering her junior year at Ohio University, Chillicothe, Ohio, majoring in Psychology. She loved all types of music,...
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Herb W. Pittenger

November 26, 1981 - August 28, 2016

Herb W. Pittenger, age 34 of Wellston, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born on November 26, 1981 to Ronald L. Pittenger, Sr. and Estella (Meadows) Clary, who survive. In addition to his parents, a brother, Ronald L. Pittenger, Jr., and a sister, Michele Dawn Pittenger survive, along with many aunts and uncles. Herb loved...
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Charles E. Coon

August 14, 1945 - August 27, 2016

Charles E. Coon, age 71 of Jackson, passed away at his residence on Saturday, August 27, 2016. He was born on August 14, 1945 in Jackson County, West Virginia to the late Darrel and Eudora (Southall) Coon. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Carolyn (Ramsey) Coon; sons: Kenneth (Shelley) Coon, Charles (Permelia) Coon and Jason Coon; brothers: Eugene, Eathel and Max Coon; and...
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Justin William Manering

February 14, 1985 - August 25, 2016

Justin William Manering, age 31, of Las Vegas, Nevada, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016. e was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on February 14, 1985 to the late Jerry Manering and Pamela Kight, who survives. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Leonard Wyatt and his paternal grandparents, William and Kathryn Manering. In addition to his mother, he is...
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Patrick Allen Maxwell

July 1, 1954 - August 20, 2016

Patrick Allen Maxwell, age 62 of Columbus, passed away at Heartland of Chillicothe on Saturday, August 20, 2016. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on July 1, 1954 to the late George and Doris (Ridgeway) Maxwell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Dawn, and a sister, Melody Maxwell. e is survived a son, Patrick Maxwell; a daughter, April (Richard) Naturale...
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David Michael Prater

October 16, 1946 - August 19, 2016

David Michael Prater, age 69 of Jackson, "has gone home". He passed away on Friday, August 19, 2016 at Adena Health Care in Chillicothe. He was born on October 16, 1946 to the late Wiley Prater and Letha Prater, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Shane Prater of Jackson; a daughter Shannon (Rob) Spriggs; grandchildren: Stevi and Katie Spriggs; and two brothers: Jim (Debby) Prater and...
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Larry A. Ratcliff

December 23, 1956 - August 18, 2016

Larry A. Ratcliff, age 59 of Jackson, passed away unexpectedly at O'Bleness Hospital in Athens on Thursday, August 18, 2016. He was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on December 23, 1956 to the late William and Virginia (Fultz) Ratcliff. Besides his parents, a brother, Gary (Carolyn) Ratcliff preceded him in death. He is survived by his loving wife Carolyn (Jenkins) Ratcliff; son, Charles (Jessica)...
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Paula Waugh Dodridge

November 27, 1957 - August 14, 2016

Paula Waugh Dodridge, age 58 of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016 at OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Paula was born in Jackson, Ohio to the late Samuel Waugh and Alice Whaley Waugh of Jackson. Besides her parents Paula was preceded in death by two brothers, Henry Wyant and Timmy Waugh both of Jackson, and a sister, Karen Childers of Jackson. Paula is survived...
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Mary M. Oiler

January 4, 1937 - August 13, 2016

Mary M. Oiler, age 79 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Edgewood Manor in Wellston. She was born in Jackson, Ohio on January 4, 1937 to the late Haldor and Pansy (Cline) Albert. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers: Perry Oliver Albert and Charles Eugene Albert; and a sister, Nancy Albert Miller. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Hayden...
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Vera Jane Nicholson

September 11, 1939 - August 13, 2016

Vera Jane Nicholson, age 76 of Wellston, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. She was born in Ironton, Ohio on September 11, 1939 to the late Lindsey and Bada (Morgan) Wilson. Besides her parents, her husband, Joe Nicholson; a daughter, Diane Dailey; a brother, Harold Wilson; and a sister, Shirley Dailey, preceded her in death. Vera is...
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Angela Lea Stambaugh

December 30, 1956 - August 10, 2016

Angela Lea Stambaugh, age 59 of Wellston, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on December 30, 1956 to the late Johnny "Byrd" and Marilyn (Gray) McCain. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Stambaugh and a brother, Alan K. McCain. She is survived by a son, David W. Wilson...
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Norman G. Slaughter

March 30, 1927 - August 9, 2016

World War II Veteran, PFC Norman G. Slaughter, age 89 of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. He was born on March 30, 1927 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Oscar E. and Nellie May (Taylor) Slaughter. He is survived by his wife, Frances (Swihart) Slaughter; son, Steven G. Slaughter; daughter, Teresa A. Heine; two grandchildren: Jamie L. Dawson...
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Eliza Grace Scarberry

August 4, 2016 - August 4, 2016

Eliza Grace Scarberry, infant daughter of Nathan Allen and Holly (Houston) Scarberry, passed away at Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio, on Thursday, August 4, 2016. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather Timothy Allen Scarberry. In addition to her parents, Eliza is survived by a brother, Silas Timothy Scarberry and grandparents, Jeff and Lisa Oliver, Earlene...
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Clifford Stevens

April 23, 1934 - July 31, 2016

Clifford Stevens, age 82, of Jackson passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016 unexpectedly at his home. He was born April 23, 1934 in Boyd County, Kentucky to the late Lewis R. and Anna Elizabeth Childers Stevens. Cliff known to many friends & coworkers as "Shotgun" never met a stranger, he loved raising a garden & farming. He enjoyed many social events, he never missed an Apple Festival, Beaver...
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Madalyn Dameron

October 1, 1930 - July 30, 2016

Madalyn M. Dameron, age 85 of Waynesville, Ohio, formerly of Jackson passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Quaker Heights Care Community in Waynesville, Ohio. She was born October 1, 1930 in Catlettsburg, Kentucky to the late Lewis R. and Anna E. Childers Stevens. Madalyn was a member of the Jackson Church of God where she was their clerk for many years. She enjoyed reading, embroidering...
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Harold Robert "Bobby" Powers

January 11, 1956 - July 18, 2016

Harold Robert "Bobby" Powers went to heaven on Monday, July 18, 2016, after a life long illness. He was born on January 11, 1956 in Huntington, West Virginia to Harold Robert Powers, Senior (deceased) and Dolores Ferro Powers (surviving) of Jackson, Ohio. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, July 19 at 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. ...
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Charles Andrew Perkins

February 8, 1940 - July 17, 2016

Charles "Chuck" Andrew Perkins, age 76 of Radcliff, Ohio passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016 at the OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He was born February 8, 1940 in Ada, Ohio to the late Boone and Imogene Wolfe Perkins. He enjoyed cooking, canning, working on cars and spending time with his grangchildren.He retired from Austin Powder after 45 years, he was a veteran of the US Army, a...
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Ronda Lynn Hansgen

November 2, 1963 - July 12, 2016

Ronda Lynn Hansgen, age 52 of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 2, 1963 to James and Lyla (Hall) Sickles, who survive. Ronda is also survived by her husband, Scott Hansgen; daughters: Aubrey (Jeremy) Wilson and Emily (Steven) Puckett; grandchildren: Kellis, Kinley, Gaige, Madi and...
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Charles J. Burton

January 11, 1940 - July 8, 2016

Charles J. Burton, age 76 of Jackson, passed away on Friday July 8, 2016 at Heartland of Jackson. He suffered from an illness for many years, and came to the end of his journey bravely and at peace. Born on January 11, 1940, he was the second child born to the late Archie and Ella (Cheek) Burton. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Charlie Burton, Jr., in 1996, and a brother,...
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Darla M. Hendrix

December 16, 1965 - July 3, 2016

Darla M. Hendrix, age 50 of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016. She was born on December 16, 1965 in Piketon, Ohio to Velda (Euton) Jordan and the late Otis Hendrix. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Brenda. In addition to her mother, she is survived by brothers: Joseph Edward Hendrix of Milford, Indiana,Andy Hendrix of Nappanee, Indiana, Randall Hendrix of Etna Green,...
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James H. Whaley

February 12, 1978 - June 28, 2016

James H. Whaley, age 38, of Glen Roy, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, June 28 2016 . He was born February 12, 1978 in Gallipolis, Ohio. He is survived by his mother, Sharleen (Johnson) Whaley, father, David T. Whaley, step-mother, Carol Whaley; sons: Dakota Whaley and Bently James Samuel Whaley; daughters: Jayden Whaley, Madison Whaley and Malissa Whaley; sisters and brothers: Songa ...
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Gregory C. Swann

March 2, 1962 - June 26, 2016

Gregory C. Swann, age 54 of Circleville, passed away in Circleville on Sunday, June 26, 2016. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on March 2, 1962 to Carl U. Swann and the late Shirley (Staten) Swann Carpenter. In addition to his mother, a brother, Daniel Staten, preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly (Simmons) Swann; sons: Zachary Swann, Josiah Swann and Joshua Swann;...
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Glendola Baker

July 27, 1949 - June 25, 2016

Glendola Baker, age 66 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Holzer Medical Center – Jackson ER. Arrangements are pending at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson.
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Carroll "Moto" Dixon

January 5, 1941 - June 23, 2016

Carroll "Moto" Dixon, age 75 of McArthur, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Bonnie (Darnell) Dixon, and sons: Greg Dixon of Columbus, Randy Dixon of Prattsville, Jeff (Maria) Dixon of Jackson and Brian Dixon of Prattsville. Carroll also had a son, Rick Norman, from a previous marriage. Also surviving are a...
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Phillip E. Denney

April 27, 1955 - June 23, 2016

Phillip Eugene Denney, age 61, of Jackson, passed away and went to join his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in Heaven in the early morning hours Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky. He was born April 27, 1955 in Wellston, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Doris (Downard) Denney; an infant brother Roger Denney; a granddaughter...
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Mildred L. Davis

October 30, 1919 - June 8, 2016

Mildred L. Davis, age 96, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Holzer Hospital, Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born on Oct. 30, 1919 in Jackson County, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gomer E. and Gladys (Griffiths) Davis, three brothers: Waldo L. Davis, Leland K. Davis and Thomas M. Davis and one sister, Doris Swingle. She is survived by sister, Janice M....
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Keith Keppler

November 26, 1977 - June 7, 2016

Keith Keppler, age 38 of Vinton, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, after many years of serious illnesses. He was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on November 26, 1977. He is survived by his mother, Barbara Keppler; sister, Amanda Keppler; brother, Jerome Moore; aunts: Sandy Strickland, Marilyn Butt, Mary Foster and Reva (Anthony) Woods; uncles: Chan (Darlene) Jenkins and Joe...
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Freddie E. Waters

February 2, 1958 - June 7, 2016

Freddie E. Waters, age 58 of Ray, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on February 2, 1958 to the late Freddie Errmond and Eudora E. (White) Waters. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Doug Waters. He is survived by his wife, Cindy (Campbell) Waters; daughter, Amanda (Noah Sexton)...
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James Robert Lowe

November 24, 1937 - June 3, 2016

James Robert Lowe, age 78 of Wellston, Ohio, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2016 at the Holzer Medical Center – Jackson ER. He was born in Williamson, West Virginia on November 24, 1937, to the late James Bailey and Victoria (McGuire) Lowe. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the couple that raised him, George and Minnie Hensley, and his first wife, Geneva (Stepp) Lowe. ...
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Larry L. Adkins

February 8, 1966 - May 29, 2016

Larry L. Adkins, age 50, a resident of Edgewood Manor of Wellston, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on February 8, 1966 to the late Clarence Adkins and Nora (Fulk) (Adkins) Aldrich. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Adkins, and sisters, Vivian Moore and Bonnie Adkins. ...
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Lyndall Maxine Mapes

August 28, 1920 - May 24, 2016

Lyndall Maxine Mapes, age 95, passed away at the Jenkins Memorial Care Center in Wellston, Ohio on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. She was born on August 28, 1920 in Jackson to the late Reese and Clara (Ridge) Thomas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Arden Mapes, a brother, David Wayne Thomas, and a son-in-law, Roy Chaffin. She is survived by her children:...
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Margaret E. Smith

April 17, 1933 - May 20, 2016

Margaret E. Smith, age 83 of Coalton, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Jackson, Ohio on April 17, 1933 to the late Lloyd William and Eyota (Straten) Stiffler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Gordon Smith; brothers: William, Clifford, Carlos, Gene, Gaston, David, and infant Larry; and sisters:...
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Shirley Anne Dailey

November 18, 1948 - May 11, 2016

Shirley Ann Dailey, age 67, of Jackson passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. She was born November 18, 1948 in Ironton, Ohio, to the late Bada Morgan and Lindsey Wilson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold Dailey, and a brother, Harold Wilson. She is survived by sons, Mike (Heather) and David Dailey; grandchildren: Amber, Ben, Garrett, Dylan and David; sisters: Alma,...
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Roy Lee Chaffin

August 3, 1953 - May 1, 2016

Roy Lee Chaffin, age 62 of Jackson, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. He was born August 3, 1953 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Warren and Antha (Blackburn) Chaffin. He retired from Big Bear after working many years as a baker. He was a member of the Jackson Presbyterian Church, a supporter of the AMVETS Post 84 and the VFW Post 8402, an...
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Paisley Nae Hooley

July 30, 2012 - April 28, 2016

Paisley Nae Hooley, age 3 of Waverly, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 28, 2016. She was born in Chillicothe, Ohio on July 30, 2012 to Charles L. Workman and Vanessa N. Hooley, who survive. In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Trinity Hooley; grandmothers: Rhonda Hooley of Waverly, Ohio and Theresa Workman of Pensacola, Florida; an aunt, Katie Goff; and half...
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Douglas Denver Terry

October 29, 1953 - April 26, 2016

Douglas Denver Terry, age 62 of Chillicothe, passed away on April 26, 2016 at Adena Regional Medical Center. He was born in Jackson County on October 29, 1953 to Betty (Cash) Terry and the late Gerald D. Terry. He enjoyed working on and repairing cars, riding his motorcycle and was an avid gunsmith who enjoyed shooting and working on guns. He spent 16 years as a corrections officer at CCI in...
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Harold L. "Pete" Dailey, Jr.

June 9, 1950 - April 24, 2016

Harold "Pete" Dailey, Jr. age 65 passed away at his home in Coalton on Sunday, April 24, 2016. He was born June 9, 1950 in Vinton County to the late Harold Lloyd Dailey Sr. and Bertha Harvey Dailey. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son and brother Kevin Dailey. He is survived by his wife of 30 years Shirley Wilson Dailey, sons: Mike (Heather) Dailey and David Dailey, brothers:...
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Anthony W. Breving

January 21, 1932 - April 23, 2016

Anthony W. Breving, age 84 of Gallipolis, passed away at the Four Winds Community in Jackson on April 23, 2016. He was born on January 21, 1932. Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home and Southern Ohio Cremation Services in Jackson. Condolences may be sent to: www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com
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Julia L. Strawser

October 5, 1947 - April 21, 2016

Julia L. Strawser, age 68 of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. She was born on October 5, 1947 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Ralph W. and Frances (Young) Dement. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" R. Strawser, and an infant son, Joshua Strawser. She is survived by her children, Jon...
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Mary Aileen Owens

July 21, 1920 - April 21, 2016

OBITUARY Mary Aileen Owens, age 95, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Jenkins Memorial Health Facility, Wellston, Ohio. She was born in Beaver, Ohio, on July 21, 1920. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Margaret (Horton) Lloyd, husband, Howard Owens, and sisters, Georgia Cox and Verna Remy. Mary was a life member of the Beaver United Methodist...
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Carole Ruth Kallner

July 27, 1961 - April 20, 2016

Carole Ruth Kallner, age 54 of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at her residence. She was born on July 7, 1961 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Charles and Ruth (Melvin) Kallner. She is survived by her son, Josh D. Kallner; brothers: Ed, Mel, Bob and Forrest Kallner; sister, Betty Hoops; along with several nieces and nephews. Carole loved spending time with her son. She...
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Carl Edward Gullett

October 13, 1960 - April 15, 2016

Carl Edward Gullett, age 55 of Coalton, passed away at his residence on Friday, April 15, 2016. He was born in Xenia, Ohio on October 13, 1960 to the late Charles Edward and Nellie Pearl (Pierson) Gullett. He is survived by his wife, Brenda (Hurt) Gullett; sons Stephen W. Cadle and Robert L. Cadle; and brothers: Robert Gullett, Kenny Wallace and Mongo. Carl spent most of his life in...
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Leonard B. Brewer

July 28, 1932 - April 14, 2016

Leonard B. Brewer, age 83 of Oak Hill, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Huston Nursing Home in Hamden. He was born on July 28, 1932 in Jackson, Kentucky to the late Dailey and Ida (Robertson) Brewer. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served as a superintendent with Pike Lines. No funeral service or calling hours will be observed. Arrangements are under the direction...
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Freda Sue Wallace

September 17, 1947 - April 10, 2016

Freda Wallace, age 68 of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Edgewood Manor Nursing Home in Wellston. She was born Sept. 17, 1947 in Jackson County, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Robert and Wanda Darlene (Culp) Hill, her husband, and sisters, Carolyn and Rita. She is survived by a daughter, Wendy Wallace-Garcia of Texas and a son, Richard Monroe Jr. of...
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Joseph Burin Coley

June 6, 1940 - April 8, 2016

Joseph Burin Coley, age 75 of Wellston, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016 at the Edgewood Manor Nursing Home in Wellston. No calling hours or services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home and Southern Ohio Cremation Services in Jackson.
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Bernice M. Hildenbrand

April 3, 1920 - April 8, 2016

Bernice M. Hildenbrand, age 96, formerly of Jackson and most recently a resident of Huston Nursing Home in Hamden, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens, Ohio. She was born in Jackson on April 3, 1920 to the late Clyde and Ruby (Jones) Sticklen. She is survived by her sons, Donald F. (Sue) Hildenbrand of Dayton, Ohio and William K. (Brenda) Hildenbrand...
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Micheal D. Rouse

December 1, 1952 - April 7, 2016

Michael Dale Rouse, age 63 of Jackson passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016 at the Adena Pike Medical Center in Waverly, Ohio. He was born December 1, 1952 in Akron, Ohio to the late August Eugene and Mary Jane McGowan Rouse. He was a devoted husband, father and pappaw, great grandpa who loved to spend time with his family and friends. He officiated basketball for over 30 years and officiated...
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Thomas A. Yerian

April 3, 2016

Thomas Allen Yerian, age 64 of Jackson, passed away at his residence on Sunday, April 3, 2016, surrounded by his family. He was born in Jackson on November 19, 1951 to the late Franklin James and Edith (Hill) Yerian. He is survived by his wife, Judy (Manering) Yerian; children: Juliann (Bobby) and Tommy (Wesley) Yerian; brothers and sisters: Raymond (Linda) Hughes, Anita Garrison, Jeff ...
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Betty L. Shelton

April 3, 2016

Betty L. Shelton, age 73 of Patriot, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. She was born in Oak Hill on April 21, 1942 to the late Roy and Helen (Vititoe) Coon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Roy Shelton; a brother, Junior Coon; and a sister, Jenna Mae Hutchison. She is survived by her husband, Clarence H. Shelton; son,...
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Patty L. Elkins

April 3, 2016

Patty L. Elkins, age 63 of Patriot, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at the Ohio State University Hospital – East in Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Vinton County on August 16, 1952 to the late Burman and Virgina (McClaskey) Stewart. In addition to her parents, a great-grandchild, Wyatt Sowers, and a sister, Carol (Ray) Worrix preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband...
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Mildred G. Oiler

February 24, 1922 - April 2, 2016

Mildred G. Oiler, age 94 of Jackson, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and loved ones on April 2, 2016 at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. She was born February 24, 1922 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Everett and Ivy Belle Duhl Dixon. Mildred was proud to have lived in Jackson her entire life. She enjoyed traveling, dancing, singing and watching birds from her front...
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Linda L. Smith

January 4, 1942 - April 2, 2016

Linda L. Smith, age 74 of Jackson, passed away on April 2, 2016 at the Four Winds Community. She was born in New Marshfield, Ohio on January 4, 1942 to the late Virgil and Lucille (Dowder) Six. She is survived by Kim (Michael) McDonald of Ceder Rapids, Iowa; 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; brothers: Clarance (Jodi) Six of St. Petersburg, Florida and Kenny (Sharon) Six of Parker,...
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Marcella Fern Adkins

April 1, 2016

Marcella Fern Adkins, age 89 of Oak Hill, passed away on Friday, April 1, 2016 at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky. She was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on June 30, 1926 to the late Ora and Martha (Radabaugh) Snyder. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Junior Clyde Adkins; son and daughter-in-law Rudy and Lucy Snyder; sisters: Margaret French, Virgie...
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Wanda Jean Humphreys

January 16, 1939 - March 30, 2016

Wanda Jean (Waulk) Humphreys, age 77, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. She was born in Glenroy, Ohio, on January 16, 1939. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mildred (Powell) Waulk, husband, Jim Humphreys in 2013 and a brother, James Waulk. Wanda was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the Jackson Mothers Club. She...
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William Franklin "Frank" Hughes

March 30, 2016

William Franklin "Frank" Hughes, age 82 of Jackson, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. He was born in Jackson County on May 16, 1933 to the late Albert and Bessie (Whaley) Hughes. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Ewing. He is survived by his wife, Judy K. (Hollingshead) Hughes; sons: William "Bill" (Renae) Hughes and Michael Foraker;...
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Willard Anderson III

March 29, 2016

Willard Anderson III, age 48 of Ray, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on February 11, 1968 to the late Willard Anderson, Jr. and Nancy (Reed) Anderson, who survives. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Ryan Sean Anderson and paternal grandparents, Mildred and Willard...
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Mark Wayne Cook

March 26, 2016

Mark Wayne Cook age 48 of Hamden, Ohio passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016 at the Holzer Medical Center of Jackson. He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on November 2, 1967 to the late Lucas and Brenda Carder Cook. He was a loving, soft-spoken guy who had a heart of gold and loved his family - especially his grandchildren. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Cook; fiancee, Michael Zinn;...
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Anthony L. "Tony" Skeens

March 26, 2016

Anthony L. "Tony" Skeens, age 56 of Ray, passed away at his residence on Saturday, March 26, 2016. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late George and Delores (Tilley) Skeens. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Skeens. He is survived by his wife, June (Hill) Skeens; Brothers: George (Lita) Skeans and Marcus (Rhonda) Skeens; Sisters: Cheryl Coley,...
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Terry Joe Nicholson

March 24, 2016

Terry Joe Nicholson, age 39 of Wellston, passed away at his residence on Thursday, March 24, 2016. He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on October 29, 1976 to the late David Thompson and Sheila Nicholson. He is survived by his son, Tyler Nicholson; sister, Evelyn Hoyd; nephews Ethan and Emerson Hoyd, along with his long-time girlfriend, Rebecca Goheen. Terry enjoyed fishing and hunting...
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Glenna U. Music

March 24, 2016

Glenna U. Music, age 98 of Wellston, passed away at Edgewood Manor on Thursday, March 24, 2016. She was born in Jackson County on July 28, 1917 to the late Harry and Vesta (Tilley) Mapes. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death a son, Marvin Music, a daughter, Janice Rankin, along with three brothers and eight sisters. Glenna was a homemaker, housekeeper and nanny. She is survived...
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Helen M. Lucas

March 22, 2016

Helen M. Lucas, age 89 of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at the Holzer Assisted Living Center in Jackson. She was born on January 4, 1927 in Jackson County to the late James and Mildred (Wills) Lucas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Bob Lucas and Jim Lucas. Helen was a telephone operator in Jackson for nearly 40 years. She would always...
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