Author Archives: Larry Patrick

Paul D. Tucker

Paul D. Tucker, age 69, of Ray, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, July 2, 2020. He was born in Wellston, Ohio on April 29, 1951 to the late Herbert R. and Thelma (Tripp) Tucker. Paul is survived by his wife, Penny D. (McGhee) Tucker; son, Benjamin (Heather) Tucker; daughter,… Read More »

Margarita A. Bolanio

Margarita A. Bolanio, age 99, of Wellston, passed away Friday, July 3, 2020 at Edgewood Manor in Wellston.  She was born Feb. 22, 1921 in Inawayan Sta Cruz, Davao del Sur, Philippines.  Margarita’s parents were the late Lucio Allawan (who died at the age of 120 years old) and Lucia Bagaan.  Margarita was a loving… Read More »

Julie Lynn Cantrell

Julie Lynn Cantrell, age 54, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020, at her home.  She was born Aug. 1, 1965 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Yonka M. and Barbara K. (Darnell) Cantrell.  Julie was a 1983 graduate of Groveport Madison High School and later from Southeastern Business College with a degree in business.  She… Read More »

Evelyn Mae Evans

Evelyn Mae Evans, age 103, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 21, 1916 in Winchester, Ohio to the late Bentley and Vivian (Gordon) Andrews. She was a graduate of Bloomfield High School. In earlier years, she worked as a Nanny… Read More »

Justin Ryan Harrison

Justin Ryan Harrison, age 35, of Oak Hill, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 in Oak Hill.  He was born Nov. 30, 1984 in Gallipolis to Johnny and Carla (Collins) Harrison.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Thomas Harrison and Edward (Buck) and Brenda Collins.  He is survived by his parents, Johnny Harrison and… Read More »

Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Rice

Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Rice, age 65, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 at her home. She was born Aug. 30, 1954 in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late Clyde and Roberta (Geho) Rice. Cindy is survived by her son, Ben Rice Hawkins of Jackson, Ohio; brother, Steve (Carol) Rice of Clinton, Tennessee; nephews,… Read More »

Mariah Jade Culwell

Mariah Jade Culwell, 15 and a half months old, of Jackson, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on March 15, 2019 to Jacob Culwell and Catherine Nicole (Crislip) Culwell. Besides her parents, she is survived by her maternal grandparents and great-grandparents: Teresa Musick, Jerry and Tammy Crislip, Paul… Read More »

Ronald Curtis Smart

Ronald Curtis Smart, age 50, of Jackson, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.  He was born April 22, 1970 in Columbus, to the late Dee (Thomas) Perkins and Roger Rhea. He is survived by his children, Jacob Smart, of Columbus and Ambrose Smart, of Wellston; grandchildren, Trenton Smart; father, Joe (Marsha) Smart; step… Read More »

Harry Richards, Jr.

Harry Richards, Jr., age 83, of Jackson, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 27, 2020, at the Holzer Medical Center ER in Jackson, Ohio.  He was born Feb. 23, 1937 in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late Harry Richards, Sr. and Freda K. Kalklosch Richards Thress.  Harry was a Veteran of the United States Navy, and… Read More »

Joni Lee Carrington

“On June 23rd, 2020, God has taken me home, as my earthly journey has ended. “My journey began June 21, 1940 with my parents, Ruth and William Blackford, in Wellston, Ohio.  Later came my siblings, Joyce Faye and William (Sonny) Blackford, Jr.  “God blessed me with two sons, Wayne and Bryan Green. Followed by my… Read More »

Herbert Carlton “Jack” Tipton

Herbert Carlton “Jack” Tipton, age 89, of Jackson, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family, Thursday, June 25, 2020.  He was born June 17, 1931 in New Boston, Ohio to the late Herbert P. “Herb” and Mildred Clark Tipton.  Jack graduated from Coalton High School and was a Veteran of the United States… Read More »

Joseph E. Ramsey

Kind. Good. Loyal. Gentleman. These are but a few words to describe Joseph E. Ramsey, 76, of Wellston, who passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2020, at his home. He was born on Sept. 11, 1943, in Columbus, Ohio, son of the late Charles E. “Singer” and Julia K. (Bellomy) Ramsey. Joe was a 1962… Read More »

Jennifer L. Meredith

Jennifer L. Meredith, age 47 of Jackson, passed away unexpectedly of an aneurysm on Friday, June 19, 2020. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on March 9, 1973 to Kenneth E. and Marilyn J. (Grow) Maynard, who survive. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her daughters: Brooklynn (Tyler) Handley and Makayla Meredith;… Read More »

William Meredith

William Meredith, age 58, of Jackson, passed away peacefully at home after an eight-year battle with cancer on Sunday, June 14, 2020. He was born on April 11, 1962 in Chillicothe, OH. Billy was a 35-plus-year member of Ironworkers Local #769, Ashland, KY. He enjoyed coon hunting, cars and his grandkids. Billy is survived by… Read More »

Ada Charlene Bowers

Ada Charlene Bowers, 90, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in Roanoke, Virginia. She was born in Wellston, Ohio, on June 25, 1929 to the late Charles and Eulalia Camink. She lived her entire adult life in the Columbus area, where she raised her family and worked. She died 15 shy of her 91st birthday.… Read More »