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New historic Ohio Newspapers now online at the Library of Congress

COLUMBUS— The Ohio History Connection is pleased to announce that 9 more historic Ohio newspapers have been digitized and uploaded to the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America website at http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov thanks to a $248,600 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio, part of the National Digital Newspaper Program developed… Read More »

Linda Kay Kessler

Linda Kay Kessler, 78, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at 5:48 a.m. at her residence.  Linda was born Feb. 21, 1941, in Springfield, Ohio to Paul Franklin and Doris Bell McAdam Maddux. She was a 1959 graduate of Shawnee High School and lived most of her life in Springfield before… Read More »

Patricia J. “Pat” Bozzuto

Patricia J. “Pat” Bozzuto, age 73, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Edgewood Manor in Wellston.  She was born May 29, 1946 in Newark, New York, daughter of the late Gabriel DeToye and Mary Ann Desain DeToye. Pat was a former nurse’s aide.  She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, camping and walking the trails… Read More »

Betty Jane Terry

Betty Jane Terry, 87, formerly of Jackson, passed from her earthly life into her eternal life, reuniting with her beloved family who passed before her on Aug. 17 at 12:37 p.m. in Heartland of Chillicothe. Betty was born Sept. 22, 1931, the youngest of nine children, to Pearl and Bessie (Tomlinson) Cash. She was united… Read More »

John Arvel Booth

John Arvel Booth, age 70, of Beaver, passed away on Aug. 9, 2019 at Adena Regional Medical Center. He was born in Jackson County on March 21, 1949 to the late Jay Hamilton Booth and Allie Eileen (Grover) Booth. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Brian Booth and… Read More »

Myra L. Burt

Myra L. Burt, age 67, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. She is survived by her son, Eugene (Carolee) Burt; daughter, Dorothy Burt; two granddaughters, Amanda and Mary Burt; and one great-grandson, Axel Thomas Burt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Burt and daughter, Tammy Burt. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted… Read More »

Helen Eileen Oney

Helen Eileen Oney, age 98, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Four Winds of Jackson. She was born Dec. 16, 1920 to the late Luther S. and Ethel S. (Darling) Davis.  Helen was a graduate of Jackson High School and spent her entire life in Jackson. She loved sports, and her… Read More »

Shirley Mae Acker

Shirley Mae Acker, age 82, of Oak Hill, formerly of Logan, Ohio, passed away Aug. 15, 2019 at her residence, Oak Hill, Ohio. Shirley was born Aug. 4, 1937 in Nelsonville, Ohio to James Ves Pickett and Bessie (May) Pickett. She worked for Islay’s, which later became Logan Dairy Store, and was later purchased by… Read More »

Steven T. Canter

Steven T. Canter, age 63, of Thurman, Ohio passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at OSU Hospital in Columbus.  He was born May 19, 1956 in Jackson to the late Edward and Eliza (Kelly) Canter.  He is survived by his daughter, Larissa (Canter) Ousley, of Ironton, Ohio; grandchildren, Marley and Bryson Ousley; brothers, Sammy, Leroy,… Read More »

Elyse Autumn Black

Elyse Autumn Black, 23, of Jackson, passed away in the early morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. She was born on July 24, 1996 in San Diego, California. She attended elementary and middle school in Chillicothe, Ohio. She attended high school in Jackson, Ohio and was the 2014 Jackson Homecoming Queen. She was about… Read More »

Stacia Suzanne Allison

Stacia Suzanne Allison, age 48, of Jackson, went to her heavenly home with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. She passed away at her home surrounded by her family after a five-year battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 20, 1970 in Columbus, Ohio. She was the daughter of Carolyn Phillips Allison and the… Read More »

Suzanna Kaye Price Byus

Suzanna Kaye Price Byus, age 64, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio.  She was born Nov. 28, 1954 in Gallipolis, Ohio, daughter of the late Harry Neil Price and Helen Jean Yates Pierce.  Suzy was a 1973 graduate of Wellston High School and a former… Read More »

William C. Faught, Jr.

William C. Faught, Jr., age 69, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  He was born Oct. 17, 1949 in Jackson County, Ohio, son of the late William C. Faught, Sr. and Eva Jean Cahoon Fletcher.  Bill was a veteran of the United States Army, who served… Read More »

Kiley Pukana-Aloha Kern

Kiley Pukana-Aloha Kern, age 21, of Oak Hill, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 at her home.  She was born July 23, 1998 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Garin Kern and Gena Hamilton. She is survived by her daughter, Kendall Nani Rose; father, Garin Kern; mother, Gena Hamilton; stepmother, Kathy Kern, stepfather, Gene Carter; her sisters,… Read More »

Wendy Elaine Geer

Wendy Elaine Geer, age 50, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.  She was born July 1, 1969 in Chillicothe, Ohio.  Wendy was a STNA who was a former employee of Jenkins Care Community, where she loved taking care of the residents.  She attended the Wellston Church of Christ.  Wendy enjoyed dancing, listening to… Read More »

Clyde E. Norton

Clyde E. Norton, age 86, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.  He was born Aug. 1, 1933 in Vinton County, Ohio to the late Harry E. Norton and Ruth Zinn Norton.  Clyde was a 1952 graduate of Wilkesville High School.  He was a retired coal… Read More »