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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 »

Ronda Campbell Miller

Ronda Campbell Miller, age 57, of Wellston, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at the OSU Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio after a long, hard fought illness.  She was born on June 15, 1962 in Wellston, Ohio to Ronald and Rita Faught Campbell, and was a 1980 graduate of Wellston High School.  Ronda… Read More »

Martha L. Deck

Martha L. Deck, age 94, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeeville, SC.  She was born Nov. 10, 1925 in Wellston, Ohio, the daughter of the late Eugene McGarvey and Esther Wood McGarvey.  Martha was a 1943 graduate of Wellston High School. On April 26, 1943, Martha married… Read More »

James E. “Jim” Perry

James E. “Jim” Perry, age 63, of Vinton passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 at his home.  He was born May 21, 1956 in Oak Hill to Verna A. (Farley) Perry and the late Eugene “Pap” Perry.  In addition to his mother, he is survived by his children, James Ray (Samantha) Perry, Misty Dawn… Read More »

Alfred Daniels, Jr.

Alfred Daniels, Jr., age 85, of Jackson, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.  He was born July 9, 1934 in Stockdale, to the late Alfred Daniels, Sr. and Dessie (Bellamy) Jones. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Shirley (Waugh) Daniels, of Jackson; Randy Allen (Roberta) Daniels,… Read More »

Karen Ann Puckett

Karen Ann Puckett of Lorida, FL passed away Nov. 21, 2019 in Sebring, FL. She was born in Annapolis, Maryland on June 11, 1964, daughter to Earl and Lily Wilkerson.  She grew up in Jackson, Ohio with stepdad, James Wilburn and Lily. She married Mark Puckett and lived in Wellston, OH. She graduated from Southeastern Business… Read More »

Larry Jay Arthur, Sr.

Larry Jay Arthur, Sr., age 65, of Wellston, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  He was born June 12, 1954 in Wheelersburg, Ohio to the late David E. Arthur and Virginia A. Reed Arthur.  Larry was a 1972 graduate of Wellston High School.  He… Read More »

Anne Caryl Thompson

It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved daughter and sister, Anne Caryl Thompson.  Annie, 38, entered the larger life on Nov. 22, 2019 after a long and courageous struggle with drug addiction and mental illness. Annie was a kind person with a great capacity for empathy and was… Read More »

Lawrence M. “Larry” Rapp

Lawrence M. “Larry” Rapp, age 66, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at his residence.  He was born June 26, 1953 in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late Franklin M. Rapp and Darlene Grubbs Rapp.  Larry was a former employee of OSCO and Osborne Recycling.  He is survived by children, Amanda Rapp and… Read More »

Stephanie June Fisher

Stephanie June Fisher, age 48, of Wellston, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.  She was born Sept. 12, 1971 in Elkhart, Indiana to Steven R. McKenzie and Sandra June Channell.  Stephanie graduated from Wellston High School with the Class of 1989.  She was a loving daughter, wife,… Read More »

Teresa Lynn (Waugh) Crabtree

Teresa Lynn (Waugh) Crabtree, of Jackson, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.  She was born Jan. 14, 1953 to the late Everett and Merle (Parks) Waugh. Teresa was united in marriage to Anthony (Tony) Crabtree on Nov. 1,… Read More »

Gladys (Balzer) Chandler

Gladys (Balzer) Chandler, age 101 years, formerly of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. She was born on Feb. 23, 1918 at Beaver, Ohio, the oldest child of Peter, Jr. and Mabel (Halterman) Balzer. Also preceding her in death were brothers, Robert, William, and Warren and sister, Mary Balzer. She is survived by… Read More »

April Dawn Terry

April Dawn Terry, age 42, of Vinton, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.  She was born April 26, 1977 in Gallipolis, to Delmar F. Harris, Sr. and Linda K. Ewing Harris.  April was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, and was also a former employee… Read More »

Ressie Mae (Rawlins) Crabtree

Ressie Mae (Rawlins) Crabtree, age 93, formerly of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at the Buckeye Care Center in Lancaster, Ohio surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on Sept. 9, 1926 in Oak Hill, Ohio to Guy and Flora Mae Rawlins. Ressie married the love of her life,… Read More »

Joe Edward Goheen

Joe Edward Goheen, age 82, of Coalton, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. He was born in Jackson County on March 23, 1937 to the late George E. and Viola (Ritchie) Goheen. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Janet A. Fannin;… Read More »

Shirley A. Rice Hamer

Shirley A. Rice Hamer, age 83, of Wellston, went to God’s house to be reunited with family and friends on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019.  She was born Feb. 19, 1936 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Roy Lansing Rice and Freda Mae McNeal Rice.  Shirley was a 1953 graduate of Wellston High School.  In her… Read More »