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Phyllis June Evans

August 28, 1937 - September 13, 2017

Phyllis June Evans, age 80, passed away Wednesday September 13, 2017 at her residence in Jackson. She was born in Prichard, West Virginia on August 28, 1937 to George and Ethel Miracle. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by husband, William D. Evans, sons: Michael D. Evans and Dale K. Evans; brothers: Virgil R. Miracle, James R. Miracle, South Swann, Wayne Swann, Tom Swann, James...
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Ida M. Kearns

February 26, 1946 - September 4, 2017

Ida M. Kearns, age 71, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 26, 1946 in Jackson County, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elba and Geraldine (Yerian) Ross. Ida is survived by son, Brad (Sheila) Kearns; brothers: Earl Ross, Carl (Lucille) Ross, Paul (Mitzi)...
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Jason E. McCarty

August 10, 1980 - September 1, 2017

Jason E. McCarty, age 37 of Athens, passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017. He was born on August 10, 1980 in Athens, Ohio to James E. and Jane A. (Cupp) McCarty. Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Patricia Kay (Booth) McCarty; sons: Dustin and Devyn McCarty and step-sons Sean and Timothy McCarty. Jason was preceded in death by a sister, Jessica Ohm. He loved motorcycles. ...
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Jessie Faye Nichols

September 23, 1946 - September 1, 2017

Jessie Faye Nichols, age 70 of Jackson, passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the Four Winds Community. She was born in Wellston, Ohio on September 23, 1946 to the late Frank and Othella (Butts) Ireland. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, John Ireland, a brother, Bill Ireland, and a sister, Patty Copas. She is survived by her husband, Ralph D. Nichols,...
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William Joseph Arthur

August 28, 1939 - August 29, 2017

William Joseph Arthur, age 78, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at his residence. He was born in Jackson, Ohio on August 28, 1939. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Gertrude (Downey) Arthur; his wife, Lydia Ruth Arthur; son, Keith Allen Arthur and daughter, Jennifer JoAnn Arthur. He is survived by daughters, Susan (Mark) Robbins of Virginia and Kathleen...
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Sharon Ann (Yates) Stiffler

October 26, 1957 - August 24, 2017

Sharon (Yates) Stiffler, age 59 of Oak Hill, was called home on August 24, 2017. Sharon was born on October 26, 1957 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Carl and Selma (Strickland) Yates of Oak Hill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her twin sister Karen Carter. Sharon spent many years working at the Jackson County Sheriff's Department as a dispatcher and other facets of...
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Dale Davis Dempsey

March 17, 1928 - August 17, 2017

Dale Davis Dempsey, age 89 passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017 at his residence in Oak Hill. He was born on March 17, 1928 to the late Estel and Estella (Horton) Dempsey in Gallipolis, Ohio. Dale lived in Oak Hill his entire life and was a member of the Antioch Christian Church. He was a member of the Jackson County Farmer's Club, the Jackson County Farm Bureau, and Jackson County...
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CHAD ERIC SICKLES

January 24, 1971 - August 11, 2017

Chad Eric Sickles, age 46 passed away August 11, 2017 after a lengthy illness at Select Specialty Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on January 24, 1971 to Arnold and Karen (Sickles) Tripp of Jackson. Besides his parents, Chad is survived by his grandmother, Ruth Tripp of Jackson, sister, Kendra (Lonnie Schultz) of Lima, Ohio; brothers: Bill (Jessie) Farney of Oak Hill...
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Nancy Jane Cosby Davis

December 31, 1958 - August 9, 2017

After a long and courageous ( 11 years) battle with cancer, on Wednesday, August 9, 2017---our Heavenly Father summoned the earthly life of one of his Angels, Nancy Jane Cosby Davis, calling her from labor to reward. Nancy was born on December 31, 1958 in Jackson, Ohio and was the youngest child of the late Coston L. and Joann Valentine Cosby. She was baptized and had accepted Christ at Mount...
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Ronald Newsome

December 27, 1939 - August 7, 2017

Ronald Newsome, age 77, of Jackson, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 at his residence. He was born December 27, 1939 in Pikeville, Kentucky, to the late Harmon and Alfie (Dameron) Newsome. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter, Malinda Newsome McIntosh; son, Gregory Newsome; brothers, Conley and Denver Newsome; sisters, Ilene Williams and Barbara Sue Fisher. ...
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Larry Thomas Fisher

February 8, 1952 - August 5, 2017

Larry Thomas Fisher, age 65 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017. He was born in Jackson on February 8, 1952 to the late Glen Fisher and Verma (Whaley) Fisher, who survives. Besides his mother, Larry is also survived by his wife and best friend, Linda; grandchild, Warren "Scooter Bug" Chipps; brothers: Dennis (Debbie) Fisher, James Fisher and Michael Fisher, and a sister, Carol...
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Garnet F. Duncan

September 5, 1933 - August 3, 2017

Garnet F. Duncan, age 83 of Wellston, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Edgewood Manor in Wellston, Ohio. She was born on September 5, 1933 to the late Russell and Lillian (Leach) Osborne. Besides here parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Duncan. She is survived by her children, Tina and Tonya; brothers, Larry (Phyllis) Osborne and Mike Osborne; sister, Sherry...
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MaryAnn T. Pauley

March 27, 1946 - July 30, 2017

MaryAnn T. (Flood) Pauley of Jackson, Ohio passed away on July 30, 2017 at the age of 71. MaryAnn was born in Passaic, NJ on March 27, 1946. MaryAnn was the oldest sister to one brother and four sisters. Ted Flood (Carolyn), Pat Woolum (Gene), Rita (Flood) Mckibben, Kay Flood, Terri Potts (Joe). MaryAnn was born to the late Theodore Flood and late Helen Flood. MaryAnn married her high school...
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Jennifer J. Byler

August 7, 1972 - July 27, 2017

Jennifer Joan Byler, age 44, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Four Winds Nursing Facility. Jennifer was born in Dayton, Ohio, August 7, 1972 to Joan Scott and John Cathey. She was a vivacious loving daughter, niece, wife, mother, and grandmother. She fought a courageous battle with brain cancer for over 10 years. Her motto for life was "Live like there is no tomorrow!" Besides her...
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Wendell W. Williams

November 28, 1940 - July 23, 2017

Wendell W. Williams, age 76 of Jackson passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017. He was born November 28, 1940 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Dwight and Marie Kuhn Williams. He graduated from Ohio University and was a retired industrial engineer from the United States Enrichment Corporation in Piketon, Ohio. He is survived by his sons: Randy (Jenny) Williams and Dustin Williams (Andy Oppy), mother...
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Randy K. Pedigo

October 18, 1955 - July 23, 2017

Randy K. Pedigo, age 61 of Jackson, passed away Sunday July 23, 2017 at the home of his daughter Randell Christian of Jackson. Randy was born Oct 18, 1955 in Nelsonville, Ohio to Joann Mingus Pedigo and the late John B. Pedigo. Randy was a 1974 graduate of Jackson High School. He was employed at the Atomic Plant in Piketon, Ohio. Randy is survived by his daughters, Randell (Dave) Christian...
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Gary Lee Morris

June 11, 1954 - July 20, 2017

Gary Lee Morris, age 63 of Jacksonville, Florida, formally of Jackson, Ohio, passed away on July 20, 2017. He was born in Jackson, Ohio on June 11, 1954 to the late James and Alfreda (Keesee) Morris. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Morris Sexton. He is survived by a son, Jamie Morris; brother, William (Marilyn) Morris; sister, Carol Morris Bailey;...
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Rebecca Annemarie Swisher

May 21, 1976 - July 19, 2017

Rebecca Annemarie Swisher, age 41 of Jackson, passed away Wednesday July 19, 2017 at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. Services pending under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home.
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Betty Louise Waugh

May 23, 1934 - July 19, 2017

Betty Louise Waugh, age 83, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was born in Coalton, Ohio on May 23, 1934. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Sadie (Green) Vititoe; husband, William Chauncey Waugh; brothers: James and Franklin Vititoe; sisters: Pauline O'brien and Gertrude Drake. She is survived by daughters: ...
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Helen M. Woodruff

October 6, 1920 - July 14, 2017

Helen M. Woodruff, age 96 of Ray, passed away on Friday July 14th, 2017 at Valley View Care Center in Frankfort, Ohio. She was born to the late John Hill and Margaret (Raglin) Hill in Ward, West Virginia on October 6, 1920. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Wendell Woodruff; daughters, Carolyn Daniels and Kimberly Yearing, four brothers and two sisters. Helen is...
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Flora Mae Dempsey

November 2, 1922 - July 13, 2017

Flora Mae Harper Dempsey passed away peacefully on July 13th, 2017 at the age of 94 years. She was born November 2nd, 1922 to Ross and Ethel (Ankrom) Harper who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edgar "Pop" Dempsey; sisters: Ruth, Opal, Mary and Ruby; brothers: Harold, Don, and Elba; step-sons, Don Dempsey and Robert Dempsey and step-daughter Helen Mae "Sis"...
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Roy E. Whaley

June 28, 1943 - July 7, 2017

Roy E. Whaley, age 74 of Jackson, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on June 28, 1943 to the late Roy Edward Whaley and Caroline Genevieve Wilt Thompson, who survives. In addition to his mother, he is also survived by his wife, Irene (French) Whaley; sons: Roy E. Whaley III and James Walter Whaley; daughters: Cathy S. ...
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Michael J. Snowden

July 23, 1960 - July 6, 2017

Michael J. Snowden, age 56 of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017. He is survived by a son, Joseph Snowden; 2 daughters: Michelle Snowden and Stevie Snowden; and one brother, David Snowden. No services are scheduled. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home and Southern Ohio Cremation Services in Jackson. Condolences my be sent to the family at:...
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Gregory Eugene Delong

October 18, 1955 - July 5, 2017

Gregory Eugene Delong, age 61, of Jackson, passed away Wednesday July 5, 2017 at Holzer Medical Center Jackson. He was born on October 18, 1955 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late William and Mary Delong. Gregory is survived by his fiance, Judy Hill; daughter, Crystal Delong; brothers, Richard Delong of Jackson, Ohio and William Delong of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Debra (Randy) McKenzie of Oak Hill,...
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John Wesley "Sonny" Ragland

May 23, 1951 - July 3, 2017

John Wesley "Sonny" Ragland, age 66, formerly of Chillicothe, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017 at the Ohio Veterans Home in Georgetown, Ohio. He was born on May 23, 1951 in Jackson County to the late Ernest and Goldie (Tanner) Ragland. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, John Wesley Ragland. He is survived by sons, Brian Ragland and Christopher Ragland; sisters:...
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Glenna Marie Pauley Reed

September 6, 1961 - July 2, 2017

Glenna Marie Pauley Reed passed away peacefully Sunday July 2, 2017 at her residence in Jackson. She was born to Glen Pauley and Janet (Spencer) Oiler on September 6, 1961 in Gallipolis, Ohio. Glenna was a graduate of Jackson High School in 1979. She worked as a cosmetologist at Carol's Coiffures for 17 years. She also worked as a permanent makeup technician. She was most known as a devoted...
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Dolores Jean Powers

October 15, 1931 - June 30, 2017

Dolores Jean Ferro Powers, age 85, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017. She was born on October 15, 1931 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Her family moved to Huntington, West Virginia in 1948 where she spent her life working and raising her family. At the age of 65 she retired as Office Manager from Martin Steel in Huntington, West Virginia and moved to Jackson, Ohio to be closer to her family. ...
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Anthony R. Coyan

June 29, 1954 - June 25, 2017

Anthony R. Coyan, age 62 of Jackson, passed away at his residence on Sunday June 25, 2017. He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on June 29, 1954 to the late Norman and Hazel (Miller) Coyan. He is survived by his sons, Justin Coyan, 34, of Charleston, WV and Brandon Coyan, 31, of San Francisco, CA and sister, Deb Coyan, 61, of McArthur, OH. Anthony devoted himself to the City of Jackson and spent...
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Michael T. "Tim" Foster

August 19, 1963 - June 23, 2017

Michael Timothy Foster, age 53 of Jackson, passed away at his residence on Friday, June 23, 2017. He was born in Springfield, Ohio on August 19, 1963 to the late William and Molly (Culwell) Foster. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by son Scotty Snyder; a grandson, Benji Snyder; a brother, William (Bill) Foster Jr.; mother and father-in-law, Dewey and Vesta Jenkins; grandparents:...
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Lynnette Faye Shanton

November 19, 1983 - June 23, 2017

Lynnette Faye Shanton, age 33, passed away Friday June 23, 2017. She was born to Dean Kiesling and Dawna Jo (Walker) Kiesling in Hillsboro, Ohio on November 19, 1983. Lynnette attended Good Shepherd Wesleyan Church in Jackson, Ohio and was a member of the Ohio Education Association. She worked as a special education teacher and worked for Gallipolis City Schools at Green Elementary. She is...
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Chad Owings

October 14, 1971 - June 22, 2017

Chad Owings, age 45, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017. No services scheduled.
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Kathryn H. Loxley

March 25, 1918 - June 11, 2017

It is with profound sadness that the family of Kathryn Loxley announces her passing on the morning of Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the age of 99 years. Kathryn was born in Greenville, Ohio to Fred Harleman and Henrietta Harleman (nee Hosier) on March 25, 1918. She began her long and fabled teaching career in West Milton, Ohio in 1958. A move to Jackson, Ohio in 1964 led her teaching talents to...
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Stephen D. Williams

July 1, 1967 - June 10, 2017

Stephen D. Williams, age 49, passed away Saturday June 10, 2017 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio. He was born July 1, 1967. Private services are at the convenience of the family. Services are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home.
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Ray Rasp

May 30, 1925 - June 2, 2017

Ray Rasp, age 92, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 at Heartland of Jackson. He was born to Ed Rasp and Nancy "Short" Rasp in Jackson, Ohio on May 30, 1925. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wives: Alberta and Betty; brothers: Floyd Rasp and Edward Rasp; sisters: Margaret Ann Isreal and Mary Elizabeth Darnell. Ray is survived by sons: Ray Edward (Debbie) Rasp, Floyd...
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Ronald L. Hill

April 30, 1935 - June 1, 2017

Ronald L. Hill, age 82, of Jackson passed away Thursday June 1, 2017 at Holzer Medical Center Jackson. He was born on April 30, 1935 in Bellaire, Ohio to Stanley Earl Hill and Anna Hill. Ronald was an avid athlete in his younger days. He was a four year letterman in track and football for the Bellaire Big Reds. He played football at West Liberty. Ronald competed in pole vault in the Army. He...
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Laura Jane Falcon

March 26, 1927 - May 30, 2017

Laura Jane Falcon, of Jackson (formerly of Chicago), age 90, passed away Tuesday May 30, 2017 at Heartland. She was born to Orville Waverly Vaughn and Suda P. "Porter" Vaughn on March 26, 1927 in Fleming, Kentucky. She enjoyed spending time with her family, working jigsaw puzzles, and the Mardi Gras Casino. In addition to her parents, Laura was preceded in death by sisters: Pauline Hester,...
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Wanda D. Campbell

December 9, 1930 - May 26, 2017

Wanda Campbell, age 86, passed away on Friday May 26, 2017 at Holzer Medical in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born to Herman George Brucker and Gladys "Walters" Brucker in Gallia County, Ohio on December 9, 1930. She was a member of the Eastern Stars in Thurman, Ohio, a member of Bloomfield Grange and member at the Vega Church. She enjoyed gardening and quilting. In addition to her parents,...
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James F. "Pap" Collins

June 12, 1940 - May 26, 2017

James F. "Pap" Collins, age 76, passed away Friday May 26, 2017 at his residence. He was born to James Franklin Collins and Cleta Lenore "Wilson" Collins in Ritchie County, West Virginia on June 12, 1940. James loved his Ohio State Buckeyes and Cincinnati Reds. He played cards, liked to bet on the horses, hunting, fishing, everything outdoors. He was also an avid western novel reader. In...
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Timothy P. Staten

January 10, 1954 - May 25, 2017

Timothy P. Staten, age 63 of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Arrangements are pending at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson.
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Jack Chinn

May 8, 1933 - May 23, 2017

Jack Chinn, age 84, passed away at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio on Tuesday May 23, 2017. He was born on May 8, 1933 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Charles and Lucielle Molster Chinn. He is survived by his wife Kyoko (Alice) Chinn, sons: Edward Chinn of Jackson and James Chinn of Grove City, Pennsylvania, daughter: Nozomi (Paula Chinn) Stephenson of East Amherst, New York,...
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Brian Wayne Oberholzer

February 4, 1969 - May 20, 2017

Brian Wayne Oberholzer, age 48, passed away Saturday May 20, 2017 at Holzer Jackson. He was born February 4, 1969 to Clifford and Patricia Oberholzer in Gallipolis, Ohio. In addition to his parents, Brian was preceded in death by his brother Leslie Oberholzer. Brian loved to fish and be outdoors. He loved 80's and 90's music and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived...
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Howard Jackson "Jack" Arrowood

April 9, 1931 - May 19, 2017

Howard Jackson "Jack" Arrowood of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away surrounded by family on Friday May 19, 2017 at Four Winds Community. He was born on April 9, 1931 in Hitchens, Kentucky. First beloved child of the late Ben and Mearl (Duvall) Arrowood. Jack was a Korean War veteran and drove for Trailways Bus Line, Purolator Currier and later Gallia County School System, from which he retired in...
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Oney J. McKitterick

September 20, 1929 - May 19, 2017

Oney McKitterick, age 87 of Wellston, Ohio passed away Friday May 19, 2017 at Jenkins Community Care. She was born on September 20, 1929 to her parents Jay Crum and Hattie (Greathouse) Crum in Logan County, West Virginia. In addition to her parents Oney was preceded in death by her husband Thomas McKitterick and her stepmother Haley Crum. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and raising...
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Paul David Blankenship

July 26, 1949 - May 14, 2017

Paul David Blankenship passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 at his home. Paul David Blankenship was born in Wayne, West Virginia on July 26, 1949. Paul graduated from Wayne High School in 1967. He received his Bachelor's Degree in 1971 from Glenville State College in Glenville, West Virginia. In 1980 he competed a Master's Degree from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. He continued...
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Barbara Ann Bentley

December 13, 1954 - May 3, 2017

Barbara Ann Bentley, age 62, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born in Jackson, Ohio on Dec. 13, 1954. She was preceded in death by her father, Ford Bowlen. She is survived by her mother, Mildred (Lee) Bowlen; husband, Elbert Bentley; son, Randall (Stephanie) Bentley; daughter, Penny (Herb) Osborne; several brothers and...
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Bertha Mae Gross

October 21, 1931 - April 29, 2017

Bertha Mae Gross, age 85 of Thurman, passed away at her residence on Saturday, April 29, 2017. She was born on October 21, 1931 in Pikeville, Kentucky to the late Lee Frank and Evelyne (Mead) Mullins. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Gross; adaughter, Carolyn Mae Rice; three brothers: Glen, Clinton and Mervin Mullins; and two sisters: Barbara Jean Mullins...
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Richard Duane Tripp

March 11, 1924 - April 28, 2017

Richard Duane Tripp, age 93 passed away on Friday April 28, 2017 at the VA Hospital in Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born March 11, 1924 to the late Cecil Tripp and Gladys (Cheeseman) Tripp in Jackson County. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his late wife of 55 years Mary Ellen (Finn) Tripp; a son, Frederick Alva Tripp; daughter-in-law, Judy Tripp and sister, Betty Hatten. ...
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Shirley M. Strong

February 7, 1954 - April 27, 2017

Shirley M. Strong, age 63 of Jackson passed away Thursday April 27, 2017 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born February 7, 1954 in Jackson County, Ohio to the late Charles R. and Winnie (Eblin) Shopshear. She lived in Jackson her entire life and enjoyed playing bingo and the lottery. She worked as a cook at J.R. Valentine's Restaurant and Lewis Family Restaurant. In addition to her parents...
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Katherine R. Sexton

June 16, 1944 - April 26, 2017

Katherine Rena Gaston Sexton passed peacefully on April 26, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Katherine was born on June 16, 1944 in Caribou, Maine to the late Ralph D. Gaston and Marian M. Winslow Carlson; granddaughter of the late Marguerite Turner and Orin Winslow Turner. Katherine is survived by husband of 53 years, John E. "Chew" Sexton. She is also survived by children: John ...
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Tabatha Richardson

November 6, 1966 - April 24, 2017

Tabatha Richardson, age 50, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at her residence on Monday, April 24, 2017. She was born in Chillicothe, Ohio on Nov. 6, 1966. She was preceded in death by her father, Lewis Richardson. Tabatha loved to color and do word puzzles. She is survived by her mother, Queenie (Sparks) Richardson; brother, Jeffery Richardson Sr.; sister, Jennifer (Carl) Dailey; nieces and...
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Richard A. Shupe

June 20, 1932 - April 23, 2017

Richard A. Shupe, age 84 passed away at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio on Sunday April 23, 2017. He was born on June 20, 1932 in Genoa, Ohio to Albert and Susie (Gall) Shupe. He is survived by his wife: Rhea Shupe (63 years), daughters: Debra (Ed) Rohowetz of St. Louis, MO; Joni (David) Landwehr of Alexandria, KY; son-in-law: Keith Wilson of Jackson, OH; grandchildren: Bryan (Nancy)...
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Elizabeth J. "Janie" Smith

December 14, 1955 - April 22, 2017

Elizabeth J. "Janie" Smith, age 61 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Huston Nursing Home in Hamden, Ohio. She was born in Jackson County on December14, 1955 to the late Hubert and Alice (Mullins) Vance. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers: Curtis Miller, Jimmy Vance, Louie Vance and Chester Vance. She is survived by her husband of 41 years,...
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Betty I. Pugh

November 1, 1925 - April 16, 2017

Betty Irene Pugh, age 91, passed away April 16, 2017 in Frankfort, OH at the Vineyards at Concord. She was born November 1, 1925. She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald Pugh, parents Charles and Elizabeth (Colley) Pugh and sister Wanda Colley. She is survived by her daughter Sandra Neal, sister-in-law Ellen Pugh, brother-in-law Dwight Pugh and many nieces and nephews. Betty worked...
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Gloria Ann Yeager

February 15, 1931 - April 12, 2017

Gloria Ann Yeager of Jackson, Ohio passed away on Wednesday April 12, 2017. She was born February 15, 1931 in Fostoria, Ohio to Curtis Keefe and Pearl (Myers) Keefe Peter. She was preceded in death by her parents and step-father Arthur I. Peter. She is preceded in death by her late husband William W. Yeager and survived by her daughter Joni (Lee) Rode of Rio Vista, CA; sons Douglas (Ayumi)...
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Herold L. Brown, Jr.

June 3, 1933 - April 10, 2017

Herold L. Brown Jr., age 83, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, on Monday, April 10, 2017. He was born in Jackson, Ohio on June 3, 1933. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herold L. Brown Sr. and Charlotte (Fehrman) Brown; sisters: Ann Waddington, Madelyn Clark, Joy Dean and Rosalyn Miller. He is survived by his wife, Janis (Graves) Brown; son, Eric ...
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Shirley D. Burton

January 3, 1939 - April 8, 2017

Shirley D. Burton, age 78 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born in Wellston, Ohio on January 3, 1939 to the late Elmer and Vreda (Morris) Burton. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Burton; a son, Charles Burton, Jr., and a brother, Elmer Burton, Jr. She is survived by her son, Randy (Elizabeth) Burton;...
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Raney Ellwood Brady

February 23, 1943 - April 7, 2017

Raney E. Brady, age 74 of McArthur, passed away at the Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital on Friday, April 7, 2017. He was born in Jackson County, Ohio on February 23, 1943 to the late Wilbur and Frances (Viers) Brady. He is survived by his wife, Janet (Sizemore) Brady; sons, Steve (Lori) Brady of South Bloomfield and James "Jimbo" (Twila) Brady of South Bloomfield; brother, Gary Brady...
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Jefferey Allan Adams

July 2, 1965 - March 28, 2017

Jefferey Allan Adams, age 51, of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Four Winds Community. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on July 2, 1965 to Ronald Lee Adams and the late Rita K. (Adamson) Adams. He is survived by his father and step-mother, Carol Adams; daughter: Taylor Adams and step-daughter Malina Salyer; brothers: Troy (Robin Miller) Adams and Ryan (Kabra) Rankin;...
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James K. Gross

January 6, 1950 - March 27, 2017

James K. Gross, age 67, of Thurman, Ohio, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, ar Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio. He was born in Pikeville, Kentucky on January 6, 1950. He was preceded in death by his father, James Glendon Gross and a sister, Carolyn Rice. He is survived by his wife, Orlena (Smith) Gross; mother, Bertha Mae Gross; sons, Glendon Gross and Kelly Gene Gross; daughters,...
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Terry Haning

April 11, 1940 - March 21, 2017

Terry L. Haning, age 76, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at VA Hospital, Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born in Wellston, Ohio on April 11, 1940. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Haning and Elizabeth Beulah (Bartlett) Simpson; stepfather, Joe Simpson; wife, Glenna Sue Haning and brother, Jimmy Simpson. He is survived by daughter, Lora (Steven) Gilliland; brother,...
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Karen S. Sebring

February 10, 1948 - March 14, 2017

Karen S. Sebring, age 69, a long-time resident of Jackson, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Four Winds Community, Jackson, Ohio. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on Feb. 10, 1948. She was preceded in death by her parents, Otto J. and Mary Anna (Winn) Strohschein; son, Eugene M. "Beezy" Sebring IV and a brother, Otto J. "Buster" Strohschein. She is survived by daughter, Kimberly...
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Frank B. Salyers

June 15, 1929 - March 12, 2017

Reverend Frank B. Salyers, age 87 of Jackson, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Frank was born to the late Thomas and Myrtle Perkins Salyers in Greenup, Kentucky on June 15, 1929. He was joined in marriage on October, 21, 1947 to Stella McCormick Salyers. Frank is survived by his daughters: Virginia (Louis) Burch, Kathy (Kenneth) White, Angela (Douglas) Duhl and Melissa ...
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James W. Drake

March 8, 1940 - March 9, 2017

James W. Drake, age 77, passed away Thursday March 9, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Coalton, Ohio on March 8, 1940 to Lee and Susie (Tipton) Drake. James was a prior resident of Columbus for twenty five years. He worked as a boiler operator and served in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife Marcia (Shook) Drake, an infant child;...
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Gladys C Osborne

November 29, 1922 - March 7, 2017

Gladys C. Osborne, age 94 of Jackson passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Four Winds Nursing Facility of Jackson. She was Born in Liverpool, England on November 29, 1922 to the late Robert and Mary Clair Baker. She is survived by her sons: Joseph "Joe" Osborne, David Osborne and Robert "Bob"Osborne; daughters: Patricia Shumate, Mary Hall, Cecelia Baker and Kathleen Cruse; grandchildren...
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Shirley Ann Colley

June 20, 1939 - March 6, 2017

Shirley Ann Colley, age 77 of Jackson, Ohio passed away at her residence Monday March 6, 2017. She was born on June 20, 1939 in Boston, Massachusetts to the late Olaf and Helen Jacobson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter Ronda Ann Colley Hughes. She is survived by her husband, Ron Colley; children: Richard (Rhonda) McGhee and Debra McCain; grandchildren:...
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Dale R. Bright

November 30, 1959 - March 5, 2017

Dale R. Bright, age 57, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 at his residence. He was born Nov. 30, 1959 in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Hazel (Bowen) Bright. Dale is survived by wife, Joyce (Craig) Bright; daughters: Jessica Trapp and Chyann Bright; brothers: Kenny Bright and Victor Bright; sister, Christine Manis; grandchildren: ...
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Wilson "Jarvie" Roberts

October 27, 1928 - March 1, 2017

Wilson Anthony "Jarvie" Roberts, age 88, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at the Jenkins Care Community of Wellston, Ohio. He was born October 7, 1928 to the late John and Geneva (Shepard) Roberts. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth A. "Libby" (Butts) Roberts; stepfather, John Wastier and son-in-law, Dwight King.He attended Grace United...
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Deborah Lynn Warrens

December 3, 1956 - February 28, 2017

Deborah Lynn Warrens, age 60, of Ray, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio. She was born in Wellston, Ohio to the late Ralph Edward and Nancy Irene (Wolford) Dillinger on December 3, 1956. Deborah truly loved spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed traveling. Deborah was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Irene;...
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Dorothy Rose Delawder

December 28, 1934 - February 23, 2017

The angels sang a celebratory hymn on the morning of February 23, 2017 as they welcomed Dorothy Rose Delawder into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Dorothy was born on December 28th, 1934 to Bird and Rachel Evans Rose. Dorothy was raised by her parents in Jackson, Ohio along with her brother, Doyle, for the first eight months of her life. Upon the death of her mother,...
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Daniel Ross Kussy

December 26, 1952 - February 22, 2017


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Robert "Bobby" Molihan, Jr.

October 10, 1973 - February 20, 2017

Robert "Bobby" Lee Molihan Jr., age 43, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at LaRue, Ohio. He was born in Athens, Ohio on Oct. 10, 1973. He was preceded in death by a nephew, Christopher Molihan. Bobby enjoyed tattooing, hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling and spending time with family and friends. He is survived by his mother, Erma (Hart) Black; father, Robert L. Molihan Sr. and stepmother,...
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Kevin Richard Wolford

December 28, 1977 - February 14, 2017

Kevin Richard Wolford, 39 of Jackson passed away on Tuesday February 14, 2017. Kevin was born December 28, 1977 in Chillicothe, Ohio to Eddy and Pat (Adkins) Wolford. Kevin enjoyed horseback riding, listening to music, watching football - especially the Browns and Raiders, spending time with his wife and children, and hanging with his dad and brother. Kevin graduated in 1996 from Jackson High...
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Barbara Sue Parsons

October 2, 1960 - February 12, 2017

Barbara Sue Parsons passed away on February 12, 2017 in Butler, Ohio. She was born to James Lowe and Geneva Stepp in Williamson, West Virginia. She is survived by her daughter Samantha Fisher. Visitation will be held at Evangelical Community Church in Oak Hill, Ohio on February 25, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00p.m. with funeral service starting at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Stan Howard officiating....
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Gertie McCain

March 27, 1917 - February 12, 2017

Gertie McCain, 99 years young, of Jackson, Ohio went home to be with the Lord Sunday February 12, 2017. One of 13 children, she was born to the late Lucian Adkins and Rosa Stowers Adkins March 27, 1917. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Elwood (Bill) Richmond and second husband John McCain, children, Regina Janette Richmond and Kermit Dwayne Richmond, also seven brothers and two...
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Betty Lorene Hall

June 13, 1947 - February 11, 2017

Betty Lorene Hall, of Oak Hill passed away Saturday morning February 11th, 2017 surrounded by her daughter, brother and sisters at her home. All of them provided loving care during Betty's illness. Betty was born on June 13th, 1947 to Estel and Ethel (Rhoden) Hall and they preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter Crystal Hall, two grandchildren Richard and Eric Bays and...
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Lowell Dickason

March 22, 1939 - February 10, 2017

Lowell Dickason, age 77 of Jackson, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson.
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Margie Ann Phillips

September 21, 1952 - February 9, 2017

Margie Ann Phillips, age 64 of Piketon, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson.
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William W. Yeager

August 19, 1931 - February 7, 2017

William Ward Yeager of Fostoria, Ohio passed away on February 7, 2017. Bill was born August 19, 1931 in Fostoria to William Leonard Yeager and Gladys Pauline Yeager. He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife Lucille Dolores (Lonsway), sons John David and Charles Timothy, sisters Orpha Jean Schultz and Margaret Ann Davis. He is survived by wife Gloria Ann (Keefe) and sons William of...
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Cassandra Lee Pitts

June 18, 1991 - February 5, 2017

Cassandra Lee Pitts, age 25, of Waterford, Ohio, passed away Feb. 5, 2017 at Camden Clark Hospital, Parkersburg, West Virginia. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on June 18, 1991. She was predeceased by her maternal grandmother, Sharon Malone. She is survived by her parents Kenneth P. Pitts of Jackson, OH and Kimberly S. Malone of Waterford, OH; children: Carissa Munday and Carlie Stone;...
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Roger Wayne Mercer

November 4, 1937 - February 4, 2017

Roger Wayne Mercer, age 79 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Adena Regional Medical in Chillicothe. He was born on November 4, 1937, son of the late Thurman Mercer and Mildred McCoy Mercer. Roger was a veteran who proudly served 8 years in the United States Army during the Cold War Era. He was stationed in both Okinawa and Germany. It was during his tour of duty in...
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Jean Arthur Weaver

December 29, 1932 - January 30, 2017

Jean Arthur Weaver, age 84, of Thurman, Jackson County, Ohio, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Jackson, Kentucky on Dec. 29, 1932. She was preceded in death by her parents, Pryse and Ruth (Mann) Robertson; her husband, Paul Weaver and a sister, Edith Marion. Jean is survived by sons: Jeff (Gretchen) Weaver of Jackson, Greg Weaver, Mark Weaver and...
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Leona "Lee" K. Speakman Taylor

September 6, 1957 - January 28, 2017

Leona "Lee" K. Speakman Taylor age 59, was born in Columbus, Ohio on September 6, 1957 and passed away Saturday January 28th, 2017 at her residence in Chillicothe, Ohio. Leona attended Pleasant Valley Christian Union Church. She loved to crochet and to work on crafts. Leona was preceded in death by her father Delbert Speakman and mother Ruby Piper, husband Bill Taylor, son Bradley Eugene...
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Michael D. Meacham

June 13, 1961 - January 26, 2017

Michael D. Meacham, age 55 of Wellston, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on June 13, 1961 to the late Raymond and Esther (Coyan) Drake. He is survived by his daughters, Angela (Brian) Occidental and Alisha (Brent) Watterson; brothers, Steve and Tim Meacham; and three grandchildren: Alexander, Kara and...
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Anthony Austin Meadows

October 16, 1998 - January 25, 2017

On Wednesday January 25th, 2017, Anthony Austin Meadows, age 18 of Jackson, Ohio passed away due to a heroin overdose. Anthony was born on October 16th, 1998 in Chillicothe, Ohio. Anthony attended Jackson High School. Anthony was charismatic, fun-loving, and had a heart of gold. he loved his family and friends. He also enjoyed riding 4-wheelers, hunting, and working on cars with his Pap. ...
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Winifred Grace Radcliff

September 3, 1938 - January 23, 2017

Winifred Grace Radcliff (Cheek), age 78 of Wellston passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Jenkins Care Community. Gracie, as she was affectionately known, will be remembered for her loves of walking, baking, and spoiling her sweet Dachshund Lady. Grace was born on September 3, 1938 in Jackson. She attended Jackson High School and Rio Grande College and retired from General Mills....
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Charles Kevin Forrest

January 31, 1959 - January 9, 2017

Charles Kevin Forrest, age 57 of Wellston, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Nelsonville, Ohio on January 31, 1959 to the late Charles and Patricia (McKnight) Forrest. He is survived by his wife, Nicki (Lilly) Forrest; a son, Jordan Mash; a daughter, Patricia Forrest; a brother, Leslie "Butch" Forrest; and a six sisters: Karen...
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Ronda Ann Colley Hughes

January 16, 1973 - January 9, 2017

Ronda Ann Colley Hughes, age 43, a resident of Lorain, Ohio, formally of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Monday, January 9, 2017 at Elyria Medical Center, Lorian, Ohio. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on January 16, 1973. She is survived by her parents, Ronald E. and Shirley (Jacobson) Colley; son, Harley; daughters, Christina and Kaylee; brother, Richard (Ronda) McGee; sister, Debra McCain;...
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Sara G. Andrews

August 17, 1927 - January 7, 2017

Sara Queen Green Andrews, age 89 went to her heavenly home January 7, 2017. She was born August 17, 1927 in Catlettsburg, Kentucky to the late Dudley Green and Myrtle Hamilton Green and the woman she called mom Gladys Conley Green. She was a loving mother and housewife and a member of the Jackson First Church of the Nazarene for over 60 years. She is survived by her son: Charles D. Andrews,...
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George E. Nelson

May 18, 1952 - January 4, 2017

George E. Nelson was called home January 4, 2017 at the Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio after a decade of battling heart and lung problems. He was surrounded by his loving family. George was born on May 18, 1952 to the late Howard Edward Nelson and the late Martha Nelson Stevens. He was a graduate of Jackson High School. He was employed at Southern Silica, Meade Paper, and most...
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Fred Hill

June 8, 1946 - January 2, 2017

Fred Hill, age 70, of Jackson passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, at OSU Hospital East, Columbus, Ohio. He went to be with family and friends in heaven after a wonderful visit with his family on New Years day. He was retired from GTE and was the owner of Fred Hill Realty and the Village Cafe. He loved fishing and remodeling houses. He and his wife Alice remodeled over 50 properties in...
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Betty Elizabeth Rose Lee Martin

August 27, 1921 - December 30, 2016

Betty Elizabeth Rose Lee Martin, age 95, passed away Friday morning, December 30, 2016. She was born on August 27, 1921 in East Barnet, England to James Lee and Elsie March Lee. Betty performed wartime service for her native England in World War II. She worked in a factory to help build antennas for Spitfire fighter airplanes. She then volunteered as a nurse. She became acquainted with...
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Ann Frances Finch

April 20, 1925 - December 28, 2016

Ann Frances Finch, age 91 of Jackson, passed away at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. She was born in Jackson County, Ohio on April 20, 1925 to the late Alfred and Harriett V. (Parks) Finch. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, John F. Finch, and two sisters: Alice Almay and Ruth Stinson. Ann is survived by nieces and nephews: Rachael ...
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Ryan Michael Syer

December 26, 1989 - December 19, 2016

Ryan Michael Syer, age 26 of Jackson, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2016 at Nationwide Childrens Hospital in Columbus. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 26, 1989. He is survived by his mother, Theresa Syer. No calling hours will be observed. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home and...
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Rosalyn Brown Miller

November 23, 1928 - December 17, 2016

Rosalyn Brown Miller, age 88, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016. She was a kind and loving woman who will be missed by all that new her. Born November 23, 1928, to Herold and Charlotte Brown in Goldsboro, Ohio. She graduated from Jackson High School, class of 1946. She married Harold Miller on October 29, 1950 in Jackson. She is survived her husband Harold and her son and daughter in...
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Willard E. "Punkin" Sprouse, Sr.

November 26, 1933 - December 16, 2016

Willard Eugene "Punkin" Sprouse, Sr., age 83 of Jackson, peacefully passed away on Friday, December 16, 2016 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. He was born on November 26, 1933 in Jackson to the late Charles and Mary Jane (Smith) Sprouse. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Riffle) Sprouse; sons: Willard Eugene Sprouse, Jr., and Charles Smith; daughter, Mary Ann...
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John "Bernard" Oxier

July 4, 1947 - December 15, 2016

John "Bernard" Oxier, age 69 of Wellston, passed away at his home on Thursday, December 15, 2016. He was born in Pike County, Ohio on July 4, 1947 to the late Rohnie and Neva (Brown) Oxier. Besides his parents, a sister, Christine Stapleton, preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Eva (Harris) Oxier; a daughter, Rhonda Oxier; a brother, Ronald Oxier; and sisters: Thelma Frick,...
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Ryan Wesley Peters

January 10, 2000 - December 14, 2016

Ryan Wesley Peters, 16, of Stuart, Florida, passed away suddenly on Wednesday evening, December 14, 2016 at Martin Memorial Hospital South from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Born in Athens, Ohio, he had been a Florida resident for eight years coming from Ohio. He was a member of the Junior Class at the Hobe Sound Christian Academy in Hobe Sound, Florida and was also a member...
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Edna Marie Wilcox

October 24, 1937 - December 14, 2016

Edna Marie Wilcox, age 79, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, December 14, 2016. She was born Oct. 24, 1937 in Clendenan, West Virgina. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mark Keetley and Maggie Alice Waybright; siblings: Delmer (Barbara ) Waybright and Freda (Richard) White. She is survived by her husband, Donald G. Wilcox; children: Stephen (Kris) Wilcox, David (Atolia) Wilcox,...
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Billy J. Woods

October 26, 1938 - December 13, 2016

Billy J. Woods, age 78 of Jackson, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus. He was born in Chillicothe on October 26, 1938 to the late Pete and Mary (Hill) Woods. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Roy Woods and a brother, Tom Woods. He is survived by his wife, Stella (Chandler) Woods; sons: William Woods (Liz Chandler)...
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Charles W. "Junior" Dudding, Jr.

July 2, 1956 - December 11, 2016

Charles W. "Junior" Dudding Jr., age 60 of Jackson, was taken from this world of pain and suffering on Sunday, December 11, 2016 with his loving family by his side. Junior was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was born in Roanoke, Virginia on July 2, 1956 to Charles W. Dudding Sr. and the late Iva (Nichols) Dudding. Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by a sister, Debra...
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