Category Archives: Obituaries

Camille Joseph “C.J.” Nicholas

Camille Joseph “C.J.” Nicholas, age 68, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at his residence. He was born Dec. 27, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Camille and Marie Joseph Nicholas. C.J. was a 1967 graduate of Wellston High School and attended Miami University. He was a local businessman, who most… Read More »

John L. Channell

John L. Channell, 63, of Wellston, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Four Winds Community in Jackson. He was born on Nov. 24, 1953 in Gallipolis, Ohio, son of the late Arthur Clyde and Hilda Roberta (Anderson) Channell. John was a 1972 graduate of Wellston High School, a member of the Sons of… Read More »

Gloria Ann Yeager

Gloria Ann Yeager of Jackson, OH passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. She was born Feb. 15, 1931 in Fostoria, OH to Curtis Keefe and Pearl (Myers) Keefe Peter. She was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Arthur I. Peter and husband, William W. Yeager. She is survived by her daughter, Joni (Lee)… Read More »

Marion Ridge

Marion Ridge, age 71, passed away Dec. 11, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born July 2, 1945 to the late Stan Ridge and Vida May (Ross) Ridge of Jackson, OH. Marion is preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Deborah Barker of Leavenworth, Kansas. He is survived by his ex-wife, Cathy… Read More »

Herold L. Brown, Jr.

Herold L. Brown Jr., age 83, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, on Monday, April 10, 2017. He was born in Jackson, Ohio on June 3, 1933. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herold L. Brown Sr. and Charlotte (Fehrman) Brown; and sisters: Ann Waddington, Madelyn Clark, Joy Dean… Read More »

Constance “Connie” R. (Crabtree) McNerlin

Constance “Connie” R. (Crabtree) McNerlin, age 77, of Oak Hill, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 8, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Oak Hill. She was born in Firebrick, Ohio, May 12, 1939 to the late Lorenzo D. and Nellie B. (Ervin) Crabtree. She is survived by her daughter, Ruth (Tim) McCoy,… Read More »

Irma Imogene Downard

Irma Imogene Downard, age 89, of Seton Square, Wellston, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio. She was born Feb. 16, 1928 in Coalton, Ohio to the late Harry and Grace Dixon Lucas. Imogene was a 1946 graduate of Coalton High School. On Aug. 10, 1946, she married… Read More »

Shirley D. Burton

Shirley D. Burton, age 78, of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born in Wellston, Ohio on Jan. 3, 1939 to the late Elmer and Vreda (Morris) Burton. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Burton; a son, Charles Burton, Jr., and… Read More »

Steven Lynn Boyd

Steven Lynn Boyd, age 61, of Tucson, AZ, formerly of Wellston, OH, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, April 4, 2017. He was born June 20, 1955 in New Jersey to Alva Boyd, Jr. and Jean Marie Perkins. Steven was a 1974 graduate of Wellston High School. He was the former owner and operator of Boyd’s Chem-Dry… Read More »

Ila M. Compston

Ila M. Compston, age 77, of Wellston, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio following a long courageous battle with leukemia. She was born March 12, 1940 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Daniel Preston Ramsey and Mabel Marie Gray Ramsey. Ila… Read More »

Raney E. Brady

Raney E. Brady, age 74 of McArthur, passed away at the Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital on Friday, April 7, 2017. He was born in Jackson County, Ohio on February 23, 1943 to the late Wilbur and Frances (Viers) Brady. He is survived by his wife, Janet (Sizemore) Brady; sons, Steve (Lori) Brady of… Read More »

William E. “Bill” Mulhern, Sr.

William E. “Bill” Mulhern, Sr., age 82, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Cape Coral Hospital in Cape Coral, Florida. He was born July 14, 1934, in Wellston, Ohio, to the late James T. and Rose Young Mulhern. Bill was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps who served in… Read More »

Wyladene Kay Cheatwood

Wyladene Kay Cheatwood, age 78, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at her home. She was born Oct. 21, 1938 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Lawrence Fitzgerald and Jenny Emmert Fitzgerald. Wyladene, a 1956 graduate of Wellston High School, retired from General Mills where she was employed for many, many years. She… Read More »

Fred “Chub” Trepanier

Fred “Chub” Trepanier, age 80, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Four Winds Community of Jackson. He was born June 27, 1936 in Duluth, Minnesota to the late Leo and Florence Trepanier. He attended school in Duluth and graduated high school in 1954. He worked for the companies of Chun King,… Read More »

Lorraine Maxine Annie Reid Michael

Lorraine Maxine Annie Reid Michael was born on March 21, 1921 in Ilfracombe, Queensland, Australia, to William Rupert Leslie Reid and Louise Wilhelmina Buetel Reid, who predeceased her. Her husband of 46 years, Dr. David Edward Michael, predeceased her on June 28, 1992. A very young Lorraine moved with her family from the outback to… Read More »