Category Archives: Obituaries

Doris Marie McGuire

On Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at 12:45 p.m., Heaven gained another angel with the passing of Doris Marie (Miller) McGuire, at Four Winds Nursing Facility after an extended illness. Doris was born June 27, 1947 to the late William E. Miller, Sr. and Lectle Mae (Hinkley) Miller. She married Donnie McGuire on Feb. 6, 1989… Read More »

Robert Lee “Bob” Yates

Robert Lee “Bob” Yates, age 87, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. He was born Sept. 25, 1929 in Napoleon, Ohio to the late David S. Yates and Esther Dawson Yates. He retired from Columbia Gas where he was employed for 35 years and was a former… Read More »

Samuel “Sammy” Hale

Rev. Samuel “Sammy” Hale, age 77, of Oak Hill, went to be with the Lord early on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on September 20, 1939 in Williamson, West Virginia to the late William Sheridan Hale and Ella (Webb) Hale. He is survived by his wife… Read More »

Phyllis June Evans

Phyllis June Evans, age 80, passed away Wednesday September 13, 2017 at her residence in Jackson. She was born in Prichard, West Virginia on August 28, 1937 to George and Ethel Miracle. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by husband, William D. Evans, sons: Michael D. Evans and Dale K. Evans; brothers: Virgil… Read More »

Robetta Ann (Scott) Bragg

Robetta Ann (Scott) Bragg, age 59, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Friday, September 8, 2017 surrounded by those she loved the most. She was born November 4, 1957, in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late Raleigh E. and Mary Scott. She was a 1975 graduate of Jackson High School and later attended Wesleyan College in Allentown,… Read More »

Charles Michael “Mike” Zimmerman

Charles Michael “Mike” Zimmerman, age 67, of Wellston, passed peacefully at his home on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. He was born Sept. 19, 1949 in Vinton County, Ohio to the late Charles R. Zimmerman and Dorothy I. Lee Zimmerman of Dundas. Mike was a 1967 graduate of Vinton County Consolidated High School and was a… Read More »

Ida M. Kearns

Ida M. Kearns, age 71, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born Feb. 26, 1946 in Jackson County, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elba and Geraldine (Yerian) Ross. Ida is survived by son,… Read More »

Robert “Bob” Donley Hughes

Robert “Bob” Donley Hughes passed away on September 3, 2017 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Bob was the only son born on June 13, 1933 to Robert and Naomi Donley Hughes. Upon graduating from Oak Hill High School, Bob joined the United States Air Force in 1951 serving until 1971. Bob then joined the… Read More »

Karen Lewis (Eisnaugle) Thomas

Karen L. Thomas, age 73, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at Holzer Hospital of Jackson on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2017. Karen was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on Sept. 9, 1943. She graduated from Jackson High School as valedictorian and continued to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Ohio University. Karen’s first year… Read More »

Ira William “Bill” Bryan

Ira William “Bill” Bryan, age 77, of Byer, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born Oct. 8, 1939 in Jackson County, Ohio to the late Walter W. Bryan and Loretta E. Leach Bryan. Bill was a 1957 graduate of Coalton High School. He was a… Read More »

James L. “Jim” Wilbur

James L. “Jim” Wilbur, age 70, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017 at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio. He was born Jan. 24, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Leroy Sullivan Wilbur and Frances Wylodean Brown Heading. Jim was a 1966 graduate of Wellston High School and a veteran of… Read More »

James Braden Richards

James Braden Richards, Sr., 49, of Findlay, passed away at 10:41 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic, following a lengthy illness. He was born on Aug. 16, 1968 in Gallipolis, OH to John E. Jr. “Jack” and Carol J. (Johnson) Richards, and they survive in Jackson, OH. Braden is survived by… Read More »

Carolyn Harrison

Carolyn Harrison, age 62 of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Thursday August 31, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus Ohio. She was born February 18, 1955 in Gallipolis, to the late Lester and Shirley “Peg” Adkins. She is survived by one son, Lukas M Harrison and a grandson, Jayden Harrison, both of Oak Hill,… Read More »

Leanna Sue Maxwell

Leanna Sue Maxwell, age 19, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Following her passing, Leanna gave the gift of life to someone else by being an organ donor. She was born Sept. 18, 1997 in Gallipolis, Ohio. Leanna was a graduate of Wellston High School… Read More »

Dwight A. Pugh

Dr. Dwight A. Pugh, Ph. D., age 77, of Athens, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 at his home. He was born Feb. 10, 1940 in Glen Roy, Ohio, son of the late Clifford and Stella Poole Pugh. Dwight was a 1958 graduate of Wellston High School and furthered his education by obtaining a Doctorate… Read More »