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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 Manering

February 14, 1985 - August 26, 2016


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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. He 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...
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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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Lot "Buddy" Brofford

March 19, 2016

Lot Franklin "Buddy" Brofford, age 66 of Oak Hill, passed away on Saturday, March 19 at the Holzer Medical Center – Jackson emergency room. He was born on April 23, 1949 in Oak Hill to the late Lot F. and Janet (Snyder) Brofford. Surviving are his wife, Debra (Karr) Brofford whom he married on September 14, 1996; a son, Johusa D. Brofford of Ashland, Kentucky; and two grand children: Kylee...
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Kenneth L. Kasee

March 17, 2016

Kenneth L. Kasee, age 81 of Wellston, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the Holzer Medical Center – Jackson. He was born on September 20, 1934 in Jackson County to the late Earl and Josephine (Lambert) Kasee. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene, in 2011, two sisters: Nancy Wells and Roxabel Musick and an infant brother, Vernon Kasee. Surviving...
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Mary White

March 15, 2016

Mary White, age 76 of Jackson, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was born on April 30, 1939 in Ray, Ohio to the late Frank and Edna Crago. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald White; two sons: Ernest Bowling, Jr., and Kenny Walker; a sister, Kathleen Broughton and a son-in-law, Ronnie Justice....
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Orville Hicks, Jr.

March 13, 2016

Orville Hicks, Jr. , age 83, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born on March 8, 1933 in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late Orville Hicks Sr. and Rachael (Coffey) Hicks. He is survived by his children Deborah Spence (Sam) Keck, Catherine (Scott) Morningstar, Ed Spence, Lisa (Mike) Paniccia, Barbara (Jack) Wenger and...
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Merrill "David" Musick

March 13, 2016

Merrill "David" Musick, age 67 of Waverly, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at the Adena-Pike Medical Center in Waverly. He was born in Jackson County on February 18, 1949 to the late Thomas W. and Freda (Sheline) Musick. Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas D. Musick in 1984. He is survived by his sister, Virginia Shields of Jackson, along with...
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John M. Cook

March 5, 2016

Dr. John M. Cook died peacefully at the Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital on Saturday, March 5, 2016. He was born in Baltimore, Ohio, on February 16, 1915 to the late David and Grace (Lewis) Cook. He was preceded in death by his wife Nadine, in 1978, and his second wife Donna Crist, in 1993. He was also preceded in death by his five brothers and two sisters: Joseph, Lewis, Anna, David,...
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Mildred "Kay" Moore

February 18, 2016

Mildred "Kay" Moore, age 73 of Jackson, passed away at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston on Thursday, February 18, 2016. She was born in Jackson County on June 15, 1942. Her parents, Robert & Evelyn Hill and Lowell & Virginia Hartley; two brothers, Keith Hill and Steve Hill, and one sister, Patsy Glandon, preceded her in death. Kay is survived by her sons: Butch (Misty) Moore, Brian ...
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Roger Dale Downey

February 18, 2016

Roger Dale Downey, age 54 of Jackson, passed away at his residence on Thursday, February 18, 2016. He was born May 5, 1961 in Oak Hill to the late Silas E. Downey and Helen M. Downey, who survives. Besides his mother, he is survived by 5 brothers: James, John, Richard, Paul and Robert, and one sister, Barbara (Donald) Simpson. No calling hours will be observed. Burial will be at the...
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Dale E. Radabaugh

February 15, 2016

Dale E. Radabaugh, age 75 of Coalton, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2016. He was the son of the late Orville and Flossie (Crabtree) Radabaugh. He was preceded in death by a son, Dale, Jr.; sisters: Ruth Hansgen, Norma Hughes and June Thurston; and a brother, Robert Radabaugh. He is survived by a son, Darin Radabaugh; sisters: Shirley Jones, Joan Hall, Phyllis Warner and Rosemary Reese,...
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Jeffrey A. Hall

February 8, 2016

Jeffrey A. Hall, age 56 of Wellston, passed away on Monday, February 08, 2016 at the Four Winds Community. He was born on January 20, 1960 to the late James C. Hall and Naomi (Costilow) Starcher, who survives. In addition to his mother, he is also survived by his wife Mary (Bowman) Hall; son, Johnny Morgan; brothers and sisters: Terri Curry, Timothy Hall, Charolette Darnell, Wanda Gill, David...
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Linda Lue (Barker) Nelson

February 6, 2016

Linda Lue (Barker) Nelson, age 65, of McArthur, Oh. passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at her home surrounded by loved ones. She was born March 12, 1950 in Halcom, Ky. Daughter to the late James Harvey Barker and Mary Alice (Sparks) Barker. Preceded in death by her late husband Raymond (Bud) Nelson, husband of 48 years. Linda was so very blessed to have lived, laughed and loved so...
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Larry L. Lewis

February 6, 2016

Larry L. Lewis, age 64 of Jackson, passed away at Heartland of Jackson on Saturday, February 6, 2016. Arrangements are pending at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson.
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Caroline Spires

February 5, 2016

Caroline Louise Wade Spires of Jackson, Ohio, went to be with the Lord and loved ones that have passed before her, on February 5, 2016. Born in Wellston, Ohio on July 6, 1923 to Florence Irene (Edwards) & William Grant Wade. At the age of 92, Caroline had lived a very full and rewarding life. Most proud of her loving children Daniel Roy Spires & wife, Janice, Melody Louise Spires Ray &...
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Carolyn Sue Starcher

January 30, 2016

Carolyn Sue Starcher, 66, born on September 3rd, 1949 passed away January 30th at Edgewood Manor. She died peacefully in her sleep with her sister Connie Holsinger at her side. She is preceded by her companion Bruce Frederick, her Mother, Rossella "Gilliland" Fox and Father Charles Fox, infant sister Nancy Fox, sister Shirley Bishop, brother Charles "Bayboy" Fox, and Great Grandson Marshall. She...
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Daisy Mae Spry

January 28, 2016

Daisy Mae Spry, age 83 of Jackson, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 2, 1932 in Jackson County to the late William Francis and Mary Marie (Tope) Ross. She is survived by her children: Cecilia (Paul) Musick, son-in-law Jay Chose, Rosemary (Terry Rainer) Blair and son-in-law Mike Blair; grandchildren: Angie Baker, Teresa Musick, Tina...
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Mary Kathleen "Connie" Fee

January 28, 2016

Mary Kathleen "Connie" Fee, age 90 of Jackson passed away peacefully Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born August 1, 1925 in Jackson County, Ohio to the late William Orval and Mary Alice Evans Mynes. In her early years, she and her Father worked at the Londonderry Powder Plant in Richmondale, later becoming a LPN and was the...
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Goldie Elaine Crabtree

January 25, 2016

Goldie Elaine Crabtree, age 81, died on Monday, January 25 at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis. She was born on the 18th of August, 1934, the second of five children born to Cecil P. Corvin and Dorothy M. (Marks) Corvin. She had a rural upbringing south of Oak Hill, Ohio and graduated Oak Hill High School, class of 1952. For six years following graduation she lived in Dayton where she was...
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James Franklin Hickman

January 24, 2016

James Franklin Hickman, age 91 of Ray, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the Four Winds Nursing Facility. He was born on April 9, 1924 in Belpre, Ohio to the late S. L. and Ethel (Hendershot) Hickman. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife,Agatha (Harper) Hickman. Surviving are two sons, John Dale Hickman and James Dean Hickman. James was a World War II veteran...
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Ray Comer

January 19, 2016

Ray Comer, age 69 of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016 in his home. Born November 30, 1946 at home in Jackson, a son of the late Lloyd and Louella Comer. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Sharon (Ogier) Comer; one daughter, Brenda (Brad) Jenkins of Jackson; two granddaughters, Kerissa and Talona, both of Jackson; and one brother, Roy (Della) Comer of Jackson. Also...
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Patricia M. "Pat" Tope

December 8, 1934 - January 11, 2016

Patricia M. "Pat" Tope, age 81, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 11, 2016, at Heartland Nursing Home in Jackson, OH. She was born December 8, 1934 in New York, New York, to Donald H. Pullem and Beatrice M. (Tierney) Pullem. On February 10, 1955, she married Henry B. Tope, Jr. Pat retired as the Director of the Woodland Centers Inpatient Unit and Crisis Line in 1996. Henry and Pat...
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Vireta Mitrikov

June 30, 1944 - January 10, 2016

Vireta Mitrikov, age 71 of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at the Four Winds Nursing Facility. She was born on June 30, 1944 in Pikeville, Kentucky to the late Russell and Ester Mullins. She is survived by her children: James, Anthony, Richard, Melinda and Phillip; 6 grandchildren, along with several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, a son, Timothy,...
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Jerry G. Chandler

June 23, 1939 - January 9, 2016

Jerry Gordon Chandler, age 76 of Jackson, passed away at his residence on Saturday, January 9, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 23, 1939 in Beaver, Ohio to the late George Estil Chandler and Lydia (McKenzie) Chandler. He is survived by his wife Barbara Ann Chandler, and children: Christina Dawn Yates, Jeffrey Gordon Chandler, Laurie Jean Chandler, Bobby Joe Dollar,...
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Bernardine J. Melton

December 20, 1943 - January 7, 2016


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Robin Lynn Gooslin

October 23, 1971 - January 7, 2016

Robin Lynn Gooslin, age 44 of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2016. She was born on October 23, 1971 to Joe Gooslin and Judy (Legg) Speakman. She is survived by her daughter, Destiny Gooslin; sister, Judy Gooslin; brothers: Sean Hunt and Thomas Hunt, and a niece, Chantal Gooslin. She was preceded in death by her mother and a brother, Richard Amos. A memorial service will be...
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Ainee P. Salmons

December 23, 1916 - January 3, 2016

Ainee Alice (Presley) Salmons, age 99, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2016 at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston, Ohio. She was born on December 23, 1916 in Williamsburg, West Virginia to the late James and Ferby Ellen (Gilbert) Presley. She married Ellsworth Drewie Salmons on June 9, 1934. Besides her parents, preceding her in death were her husband "Drew"; a son, Donald Salmons; a...
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Madgie Opal Mellman

March 2, 1927 - December 31, 2015

Madgie Opal Mellman, age 88 of Pataskala, Ohio passed away Thursday, December 31, 2015 at the Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus Hospital. She was born March 2, 1927 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Harley and Hazel Waldron Dozer. She was a member of the 5th Avenue Wesleyan Church in Columbus and enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by her Children: Patricia Speakman of...
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Parnell Brady, Jr.

December 24, 2015

Parnell Brady Jr., age 62, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015 at his residence. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on Sept. 17, 1953. He was preceded in death by his parents, Parnell Brady Sr. and Ernestine (Crabtree) Brady; a son, Joshua Brady; brothers, Donald and Jack Brady. Parnell was a forklift operator at General Mills and a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by wife,...
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Sandra J. Arrowood

December 22, 2015

Sandra Jane Arrowood, age 53 of Jackson, Ohio, went to her heavenly home on December 22, 2015. Born in Huntington, West Virginia on March 14, 1962 to Howard (Jack) Arrowood & Freda Arrowood. Janie lived the majority of her life in Tampa, FL. relocating back to Ohio in 2010. She was a 1982 graduate of Leto High School and enjoyed a successful career in customer service. She was kind hearted,...
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Clifford K. Walker

December 15, 2015

Clifford K. Walker, age 87 of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at the Holzer Medical Center – Jackson. He was born on February 5, 1928 in Saint Albans, West Virginia to the late Roscoe E. Walker and Edith (Propst) Walker. He is survived by his wife, Ranelle (Francisco) Walker and children Danny (Deborah) Smith of Jackson, Gary (Debby) Walker of North Charleston, South...
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Kenneth Garrison

December 8, 2015

Kenneth Garrison, age 75, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015. Arrangements are pending at Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home.
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Steve Stevenson

December 7, 2015

Dr. Steve E. Stevenson, (74), passed away on Monday, December 7, 2015. Steve was born July 12, 1941 to the late Annita (Arthur) and Charles B. Stevenson in Jackson, Ohio. On December 19, 1965 he married the love of his life, Agnes Mahle, who survives. Steve loved the Lord and served him well. He was a member of the Jackson Christ United Methodist Church and the Wesley United Methodist Church...
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Nanette M. Davey

February 9, 1935 - December 6, 2015

Nanette Martin Davey, age 80, of Jackson, Ohio passed away of lung cancer on Sunday, December 6, 2015, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. She was born in Jackson, Ohio to the late Harry O. and Ada Mae Davis Martin. She was preceded in death by her sister, Myra Boroff. Nanette graduated from Jackson High School, class of 1953, and Mt. Carmel School of Nursing in 1957. She...
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Clara Bell Alley

July 4, 1922 - December 6, 2015

Clara Bell (Mosley) West, Moran, Alley, 93, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Heartland Nursing Facility, Chillicothe, Ohio. She was born July 4, 1922 in Pike County Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Pricey and Clabe Mosley. Clara is survived by five children: James Ronald West (Amalia); Patricia Ann (West) Lindsay, Cohan (Leon); Wade George Moran; David Charles Moran; and...
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Melvin "Max" King

December 17, 1942 - December 5, 2015

Melvin D. "Max" King, age 72 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Holzer Medical Center ER in Jackson. He was born on December 17, 1942 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Arthur and Elizabeth (Vititoe) King. He is survived by his wife, Faye (Callehan) King; daughters: Barb (Oscar) McCoy, Pam (Gary) Shaw and Teresa (Mark) Saunders; 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. One...
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Robert F Rice

March 13, 1925 - December 4, 2015

Robert F. Rice of Wheelersburg, Ohio (formerly of Jackson, Ohio), passed away on December 04, 2015 at the age of 90 at Columbus, Ohio after a brief illness. He was born at Salyersville, Kentucky on March 13, 1925 to the late Marvin Rice and Orpha Gladys Conley. Preceded in death by his wife of 67 years Carrie Marie Rice. Also preceded in death by stepfather Dudley Green and brothers and...
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Helen Virginia Adkins

February 2, 1924 - December 1, 2015

Helen Virginia Humphreys Adkins, age 91, formerly of 228 N. High Street, passed away at 3:00 a.m. December 1, 2015 at the Edgewood Manor in Wellston, Ohio. She was born in Coalton, Ohio on February 2, 1924; daughter of the late Jerry Humphreys and Kathryn Miller Humphreys Christian. Surviving are daughter, Brenda Willis and special friend Tony Drake of Thurman, Ohio; a son, Jerry N. Humphreys...
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Alice B. Shumard

November 25, 2015

Alice Elaine Benzinger Shumard was born April 1, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Samuel B. Shumard, their daughters and sons-in-law, Sally Shumard and John Gibbs (Richmond, Virginia) and Susan and Mark Krieger (Arlington, VA). She is also survived by her three grandchildren Samuel Taylor Gibbs, Victoria Rebecca Krieger, and Emma Katherine Tatone Krieger; one...
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Marjorie J. Rowland

November 17, 2015

Marjorie J. Rowland, age 74, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born in Jackson County, Ohio, on November 16, 1941. Preceding her in death were her parents, Clifford and Mattie (Hartley) Rowland; three sisters, Garnet Landrum, Alice Foster and Mabel Goheen; and two brothers, James Rowland and Edward Rowland. She is survived by two sisters, Evelyn ...
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