Ralph Eldon Souders

Kindhearted. Loving. Humble. Forgiving. These are but a few words that describe Ralph Eldon Souders, 69, of Wellston, who passed away on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born on April 5, 1950, in Coalton, Ohio, son of the late Jefferson and Auretta (Schart) Souders. Ralph was… Read More »

Marvin Edward Radabaugh

Marvin Edward Radabaugh, age 75, of Oak Hill, passed away at Holzer Medical Center of Jackson, on Aug. 23, 2019.  He was born July 22, 1944, to the late Edward Radabaugh and Mabel (Coon) Radabaugh of Malinta, Ohio. In addition to his parents, Marvin was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Destiny. He is survived… Read More »

Lenora Lena (Sharp) Stiltner

Lenora Lena (Sharp) Stiltner, age 85, of Oak Hill, passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 at her home.  She was born Aug. 14, 1934 in Oak Hill to the late James Andrew Sharp and Katie (Hughes) Sharp.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Anderson Stiltner, of Phelps, KY, daughter, Lena Mae Stiltner, and… Read More »

Linda Gail Sharp

Linda Gail Sharp, age 63, of McArthur, passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  She was born Aug. 31, 1955 in Xenia, Ohio. Linda was a 1973 graduate of Wellston High School.  She was a former employee of General Mills and Lackey’s PDQ.  Family meant everything to Linda.  She… Read More »

James “Jim” A. Rister

James “Jim” A. Rister, age 62, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 at Holzer of Gallipolis. He was born April 21, 1958 to the late Leslie Rister Sr. and Mildred (Seels) Rister. Jim is survived by brothers, Floyd (Ruby) Rister of Jackson, Ohio and Leslie Rister Jr. of Jackson, Ohio; sisters, Judith Martin of Oak… Read More »

Johnny S. Thacker

Johnny S. Thacker, 86, of Hamden, Ohio, went home peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday morning, Aug. 22, 2019, at Holzer Medical Center-Gallipolis. He was born in Wellston, Ohio, Jan. 27, 1933, son of the late John L. Thacker and Hazel McKinnis Thacker. He was a 1951 graduate of Wellston High School… Read More »

John S. Queen

Rev. John S. Queen, age 96, of Wellston, Ohio, joyfully entered Heaven on July 16, 2019 following a short illness. He was born Oct. 28, 1922 in Edgar Co., Illinois to William L. and Cora M. Hall Queen. John was a graduate of Plattsburgh High School, Wittenberg University and the Chicago Theological Seminary. He served… Read More »

Linda Kay Kessler

Linda Kay Kessler, 78, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at 5:48 a.m. at her residence.  Linda was born Feb. 21, 1941, in Springfield, Ohio to Paul Franklin and Doris Bell McAdam Maddux. She was a 1959 graduate of Shawnee High School and lived most of her life in Springfield before… Read More »

Patricia J. “Pat” Bozzuto

Patricia J. “Pat” Bozzuto, age 73, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Edgewood Manor in Wellston.  She was born May 29, 1946 in Newark, New York, daughter of the late Gabriel DeToye and Mary Ann Desain DeToye. Pat was a former nurse’s aide.  She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, camping and walking the trails… Read More »

Betty Jane Terry

Betty Jane Terry, 87, formerly of Jackson, passed from her earthly life into her eternal life, reuniting with her beloved family who passed before her on Aug. 17 at 12:37 p.m. in Heartland of Chillicothe. Betty was born Sept. 22, 1931, the youngest of nine children, to Pearl and Bessie (Tomlinson) Cash. She was united… Read More »

John Arvel Booth

John Arvel Booth, age 70, of Beaver, passed away on Aug. 9, 2019 at Adena Regional Medical Center. He was born in Jackson County on March 21, 1949 to the late Jay Hamilton Booth and Allie Eileen (Grover) Booth. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Brian Booth and… Read More »

Myra L. Burt

Myra L. Burt, age 67, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. She is survived by her son, Eugene (Carolee) Burt; daughter, Dorothy Burt; two granddaughters, Amanda and Mary Burt; and one great-grandson, Axel Thomas Burt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Burt and daughter, Tammy Burt. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted… Read More »

Helen Eileen Oney

Helen Eileen Oney, age 98, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Four Winds of Jackson. She was born Dec. 16, 1920 to the late Luther S. and Ethel S. (Darling) Davis.  Helen was a graduate of Jackson High School and spent her entire life in Jackson. She loved sports, and her… Read More »

Shirley Mae Acker

Shirley Mae Acker, age 82, of Oak Hill, formerly of Logan, Ohio, passed away Aug. 15, 2019 at her residence, Oak Hill, Ohio. Shirley was born Aug. 4, 1937 in Nelsonville, Ohio to James Ves Pickett and Bessie (May) Pickett. She worked for Islay’s, which later became Logan Dairy Store, and was later purchased by… Read More »

Steven T. Canter

Steven T. Canter, age 63, of Thurman, Ohio passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at OSU Hospital in Columbus.  He was born May 19, 1956 in Jackson to the late Edward and Eliza (Kelly) Canter.  He is survived by his daughter, Larissa (Canter) Ousley, of Ironton, Ohio; grandchildren, Marley and Bryson Ousley; brothers, Sammy, Leroy,… Read More »