Author Archives: Larry Patrick

Louise E. Richards

Louise E. Richards, age 95, of Thurman, Ohio, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at Jenkins Memorial Nursing Facility. Louise was born April 10, 1924 to the late Charles and Marie (Evans) Erwin.  Louise is survived by two sons, Stephen B. (Paulette) and Rickey D. (Josine) of Thurman, Ohio.  She is also survived by four… Read More »

Lois “Jeannine” Byers

Lois “Jeannine” Byers, 90, of Columbus, formerly of Jackson and Glouster, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber Nursing in Columbus.  She was born Dec. 25, 1929 in Burr Oak, Ohio, daughter of the late Ralph A. and Mildred Malcolm Hines.  Jeannine was the widow of the late Robert W. Byers.  She… Read More »

Vivian L. Belcher

Vivian L. Belcher, age 79, of Jackson, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. She was born in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania on Oct. 3, 1940 to the late Harry L. Fox and Leona (Thompson) Fox.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in… Read More »

Cathy Ann (Coyan) Woods

Cathy Ann (Coyan) Woods, age 63, of Jackson, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.  She was born Feb. 25, 1956 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Floyd “Boone” Coyan Jr. and Joy Ellen Masters Coyan.  She enjoyed making and selling crafts but most importantly she loved spending time with her grandchildren. She… Read More »

Charles William (Bill) Wolford

Charles William Wolford (Bill), age 55, of Jackson, Ohio passed away on January 13, 2020. He was born October 29, 1964 to Virgil and Patricia Wolford. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Wilma Keller and Patricia Freeman (Lynn). Bill is survived by his daughter, Natalie (Michael) Arison, his brothers, Roger… Read More »

Bob N. McCoy

Bob N. McCoy, age 77, of Oak Hill, passed away after a long illness on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe.  He was born June 17, 1942 in Oak Hill to the late Willard and Katherine (McFann) McCoy.  He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy (Davis) McCoy, of… Read More »

Etta Adkins

Etta Adkins passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 at Four Winds of Jackson. She was born Oct. 24, 1925 at a little home in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Rev. Pete McCain and Frances (Oliver) McCain. She had four brothers, all of which preceded her in death except for Virgel McCain. She was also… Read More »

Sylvia “Janet” Newkirk

Sylvia “Janet” Newkirk, age 82, of Jackson, passed away Jan. 10, 2020. She was born on March 10, 1937, the daughter of Jack Brown of Wellston and Olive (Richart) Brown of Jackson. Janet is survived by her husband of 63 years – George Alfred Newkirk. To them were born five children: George Newkirk, Jr. (Connie)… Read More »

Walter Richard “Dick” Martin

Walter Richard “Dick” Martin, age 93, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio.  He was born Dec. 7, 1926 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Alva Vernon Martin and Edna Mae McNaughton Martin.  Dick was a 1944 graduate of Wellston High School and a veteran of… Read More »

Joseph Michael (Joey) Boggs

Joseph Michael Boggs (Joey), age 40, of Jackson, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. He was born March 22, 1979 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Joseph A. Boggs and Patricia Yates. Joey was employed by Trisco, Inc. He loved his Michigan State Spartans, but his children, Matthew, Mackenze and Madison were his world. Joey is… Read More »

Beatrice Gillum Huff

Beatrice Gillum Huff, 78, of Thurman, Ohio, died peacefully Wednesday morning, Jan. 8, 2020, surrounded by her loving family in Jenkins Care Community in Wellston, Ohio. Beatrice was born Nov. 5, 1941 in Greenup County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Joseph and Alberta Sparks Gillum. She was of the Baptist faith and was a… Read More »

Charlotte Maxine Straten

Charlotte Maxine Straten, age 70, of Wellston, left her earthly body on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio, after several years of declining health. She was born Dec. 13, 1949, in Logan, Ohio, the daughter of Oscar M. Climer and Margie Harper Climer. Charlotte attended Dundas Grade School and… Read More »

Al Burger

Former Jackson resident Al Burger died peacefully in his sleep in Jacksonville, Florida on Dec. 28, 2019. He was 85. Burger resided in Jackson for 32 years. A devoted family man, community leader and faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, he is remembered fondly and with deep respect by two generations of Jackson students… Read More »

Joshua Ryan Ray

Joshua Ryan Ray, age 32, of Coalton, Ohio, passed away on Jan. 6, 2020 at the University of Kentucky-Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born on May 19, 1987 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Dennis James Ray and Tiffani Lynn Stanley. He was preceded in death by a brother, Steven Stanley and a… Read More »

Joshua David Eggers

Joshua David Eggers, age 18, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. He was born June 5, 2001 in Chillicothe, Ohio to Brian and Marcia Riddle Eggers, who survive. Joshua was a 2019 graduate of Jackson High School, attended the University of Rio Grande his junior and senior year of high school… Read More »