John Wesley “Sonny” Ragland

John Wesley “Sonny” Ragland, age 66, formerly of Chillicothe, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017 at the Ohio Veterans Home in Georgetown, Ohio. He was born on May 23, 1951 in Jackson County to the late Ernest and Goldie (Tanner) Ragland. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son,… Read More »

Jeffrey Dane Evans

Jeffrey Dane Evans, 71, of Minford, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at SOMC Hospice Care. He was born on May 14, 1946 in Portsmouth, Ohio. He was the son of the late John and Goldie Evans of Oak Hill, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Diana Evans of Minford and a… Read More »

Glenna Marie Pauley Reed

Glenna Marie Pauley Reed passed away peacefully Sunday, July 2, 2017 at her residence in Jackson. She was born to Glen Pauley and Janet (Spencer) Oiler on Sept. 6, 1961 in Gallipolis, Ohio. Glenna was a graduate of Jackson High School in 1979. She worked as a cosmetologist at Carol’s Coiffures for 17 years. She… Read More »

Fern Gussler

Fern Gussler, age 77, of Byer, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 at The Holzer Medical Center of Jackson. She was born May 9, 1940 in Jackson County, Ohio to the late Cecil and Sally McKenzie Rowland. Fern was a former dietician for Heartland of Jackson for more than 27 years. She was a faithful… Read More »

Shirley Jane Amand

Shirley Jane Amand, age 80, of Canal Winchester, died June 30, 2017 at Mount Carmel East. Born Sept. 13, 1936 to the late Roy and Elizabeth Tomlinson. She was a 1954 Wellston High School graduate and was on the 1952 Jackson County Apple Festival Queens Court. Shirley helped her husband manage Trimble’s Jewelry and belonged… Read More »

Dolores Jean Ferro Powers

Dolores Jean Ferro Powers, age 85, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017. She was born on Oct. 15, 1931 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Her family moved to Huntington, West Virginia in 1948 where she spent her life working and raising her family. At the age of 65 she retired as Office Manager from Martin Steel… Read More »

James J. Mutter

James J. Mutter, age 49, died at home on Friday, June 23, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Marsha (Bowman) Mutter; daughter, Katie Jo (Thomas) Gray; step daughter, Roshel Bowman; step granddaughters, Kylan and Keylei Bowman; in-laws, Samuel and Geraldine Bowman and Shirley Bowman and Wally Johnson; brother-in-law, Rick (Kara) Bowman; sister-in-law, Michele (Curtiss)… Read More »

Joyce Frame

Joyce Frame, age 84 of Wellston, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, June 30, 2017, following a short illness. Joyce is survived by her children, David Frame and Kimberly Frame, and her grandchildren, Honor Read, Cynthia Frame and David Frame; and her honorary grandchildren, Sierra, Katelyn and Savannah Wyatt. Additional family that survives… Read More »

Anthony Coyan

Anthony Coyan, 62, passed away at his home in Jackson, OH on June 25, 2017. He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on June 29, 1954. He is survived by his sons, Justin Coyan, 34, of Charleston, WV, and Brandon Coyan, 31, of San Francisco, CA; and sister, Deb Coyan, 61, of McArthur, OH. He was… Read More »

Randall L. “Randy” Watson

Randall L. “Randy” Watson, age 63, of Oak Hill, left this earthly journey to join God to start his heavenly journey on June 27, 2017 at the OSU James Cancer hospital after a long, hard battle with cancer. God said, “let me take your pain” and called Randy home, leaving behind the love of his… Read More »

John E. Davis

John E. Davis, 68 of Oak Hill, lost his battle with cancer on June 26th, 2017. He was born November 9th, 1948 to the late Edward Earl Davis and Vergie Mae Angel Davis. He worked for Buckeye Staffing in Columbus, Ohio for many years, John was a man of many talents and hobbies, he enjoyed… Read More »

Larry E. Smith

Larry E. Smith, age 69, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. He was born July 31, 1947 in Portsmouth to the late David and Mary Katherine (Shelton) Smith. Larry served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his two sisters, Kay Smith, of Oak… Read More »

Anthony R. Coyan

Anthony R. Coyan, age 62 of Jackson, passed away at his residence on Sunday June 25, 2017. He was born in Springfield, Ohio on June 29, 1954 to the late Norman and Hazel (Miller) Coyan. He is survived by his sons, Justin and Brandon Coyan, along with several brothers and sisters. Anthony was a volunteer… Read More »

Larry Blackburn

Larry Blackburn, age 71, of Oak Hill, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus surrounded by his family. Larry spent the first few years of his life in Pikeville, Kentucky, and he spent the rest of his life in Oak Hill, Ohio. He was born in 1946 to the late… Read More »

Anna Mae Barnett

Jesus welcomed His newest angel into His loving arms on the afternoon of June 23, 2017, as Anna Mae Barnett passed from this world into her heavenly home. Ann was born on Dec. 28, 1933 to Frank and Cora Linton Duhl. She was the oldest of her seven siblings; John (Neb), Adam, Jim, Charlie, George,… Read More »