Category Archives: Obituaries

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William Lee “Billy” Howard

William Lee “Billy” Howard, age 72, of Wellston, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at Edgewood Manor in Wellston where he had made his home for the past 37 years. He was born April 24, 1945 in Portsmouth, Ohio, son of the late Roy Howard and Laura Hazel Watts Howard. Billy Lee is survived by… Read More »

(Betty) Jayne Horton

Little did we know on this day God was going to call her name. Mrs. B. Jayne (Kerr) Horton went peacefully on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the age of 86. Jayne is survived by her daughter, Vicky (Carl) Coy with whom she lived, of Jackson, Ohio; her son, Rick Grady of Dayton, Ohio; daughter,… Read More »

Joan L. Hollingshead Dunn

Joan L. Hollingshead Dunn, age 54, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, at the home of her daughter. She was born Nov. 10, 1962 in Marysville, Ohio to Richard D. Hollingshead, Sr. and Norma M. Weber Hollingshead. Joan was a 1981 graduate of Wellston High School and a 1996 graduate of Buckeye Hills… Read More »

Oney McKitterick

Oney McKitterick, age 87, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away Friday May 19, 2017 at Jenkins Community Care. She was born on Sept. 20, 1929 to her parents, Jay Crum and Hattie (Greathouse) Crum in Logan County, West Virginia. In addition to her parents, Oney was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas McKitterick and her… Read More »

Richard Lee Waugh

Richard Lee Waugh, age 80, of Oak Hill went home to be with the Lord after an extended illness at home on May 18, 2017. He was born in Jackson on August 23, 1936 to the late Frank and Gladys (Benson) Waugh. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Wanda (Crabtree) Waugh; son,… Read More »

Ann (Copenhaver) Buckner

Ann (Copenhaver) Buckner, born November 27th, 1944 died May 15th, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Roy (Ed) Buckner; son, David Buckner; son, Paul Buckner; and daughter, Sara Buckner. She was preceded in death by her father, Cecil Copenhaver and her mother, Edna (Martin) Copenhaver. She was a graduate of the 1962 class of… Read More »

Paul David Blankenship

Paul David Blankenship passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 at his home. He was born in Wayne, West Virginia on July 26, 1949. Paul graduated from Wayne High School in 1967. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in 1971 from Glenville State College in Glenville, West Virginia. In 1980 he competed a Master’s Degree from Marshall… Read More »

Lewis Edward Leach

Lewis Edward Leach, age 72, of Ray, Ohio, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 at SOMC Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born on Nov. 15, 1944 in Chillicothe, Ohio, son of the late Earl Douglas and Marie (Mercer) Leach. Though Lewis fought kidney disease for the majority of his adult life, he worked at Wear… Read More »

Norma Mae White

Norma Mae White, age 75, left this world to be with her Savior on May 13, 2017 at her home in Jackson, Ohio surrounded by grace and her loved ones. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Carl Edwin White Jr. of Jackson, Ohio; sons: Carl William (Becky) White of Jackson, Ohio and… Read More »

Donald E. “Duck” Boyer

Donald E. “Duck” Boyer, 51, of Wilmington, formerly of Wellston, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at his residence. He was born on Nov. 27, 1965 in Oak Hill, Ohio, son of the late Donald Eugene Arthur and Beula Fern (Perry) Arthur. Duck was a hard worker who was currently employed with TimberTech in… Read More »

Sharon A. Grimes

Sharon A. (Ousley) Grimes, age 75, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 at OSU Medical Center in Columbus. She was born Sept. 27, 1941 in Vinton, Ohio to the late Lawrence and Anastasia (Essman) Ousley. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Robert “Dip” Grimes of Jackson, Ohio; son, Bobby… Read More »

Alan C. Arthur

Alan C. Arthur, age 62, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 at his home. He was born April 9, 1955 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Cecil S. Arthur and Laura M. Coyle Arthur. Alan graduated from Wellston High School in the Class of 1973 and then continued his education by attending Ohio… Read More »

Barbara Ann Bentley

Barbara Ann Bentley, age 62, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born in Jackson, Ohio on Dec. 13, 1954. She was preceded in death by her father, Ford Bowlen. She is survived by her mother, Mildred (Lee) Bowlen; husband, Elbert Bentley; son, Randall (Stephanie)… Read More »

Ceroba Waldron

Ceroba Waldron, 87, of Wellston, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Logan Elm Health Care in Circleville, Ohio. She was born on Sept. 19, 1929 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late John and Helen (Border) Tucker. Ceroba was a 1949 graduate of Wellston High School and a longtime member of the Wellston… Read More »

James William “Jim” Gregory

James William “Jim” Gregory, 69, of Wellston, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was born on Sept. 2, 1947 in McArthur, Ohio, son of the late William Lewis and Dorothy Ann (Graves) Gregory. Jim proudly served his country in the United States Army, where he was… Read More »