Monthly Archives: February 2012

Donald William Shaffer, Jr.

Donald William Shaffer, Jr., age 62, passed away unexpectedly on February 17, 2012 in Denham Springs, Louisiana. He was born April 15, 1949 in Washington Court House, Ohio to Donald and Patricia Shaffer.Donnie is survived by his beloved ex-wife, Joann Shaffer of Baton Rouge, La.; his sister, Deanna Michael Stroth of Jackson; brother, Barry Shaffer… Read More »

Bernard M. Cooper

Bernard M. Cooper, 89, of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2012. He was the son of the late Rev. Orlan C. and Minnie Cooper of Coalton, and beloved husband of Gretta (Shaw) Cooper, and former husband of the late Marie Cooper and the late Virginia Cooper; loving father of Richard Cooper (Roxane) and… Read More »

Mary H. Johnson

Mary H. Johnson, age 77, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2012, at the Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. She was born October 27, 1934 in Kentucky, the daughter of the late John and Effie Blair Scott. Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was the clerk for Washington… Read More »

Kenneth O. “Chubby” Davis

Kenneth O. “Chubby” Davis, age 86, of Pyro passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. Kenny was born in Pyro on January 30, 1926 to the late David E. and Jennie Mae Davis. He was a 1945 graduate of Oak Hill High School and served proudly in the United States Army during… Read More »

Robert Wayne Fox

Robert Wayne “Bob” Fox, age 40, of Wellston, passed away Friday, February 24, 2012, at his residence. He was born August 2, 1971 in Gallipolis, Ohio. Bob was a former employee of Columbus Woodworks. He is survived by his mother, Janice Ward Fox-O’Dell of Wellston; wife, Tami Gilliland Fox of Arizona; brother and sister-in-law, James… Read More »

Leonard H. Stump

Leonard H. Stump, age 61, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at his residence.  He was born in Freeburn, Kentucky on April 21, 1950.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Clinton and Lucille (Tomblin) Stump. Leonard served as an umpire for 27 years for the OHSAA; housed several foreign exchange… Read More »

Genealogy News

Pennsylvania has long been considered one of the most difficult states for genealogists trying to access older vital records, but a bill signed into law in December 2011 has finally helped us catch up with the times – at least a little.  As of 14 February 2012 the PA Division of Vital Records has opened… Read More »

Ethan Hunter Lewis

Ethan Hunter Lewis, premature infant of Corey and Jessica Lewis of Patriot, Ohio, passed away Tuesday February 21, 2012 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. Arrangements are by Kuhner-Lewis Funeral Home, ph. 682-6696.

Polly Miranda (Morris) Byrd

Polly Miranda (Morris) Byrd, age 81, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2012 at Edgewood Manor in Wellston. She was born October 7, 1929 in Alice, Ohio to the late Barney and Cora (Welch) Morris. She was the last of 12 children. She was a retired beautician and taught at Pickaway-Ross JVS cosmetology and… Read More »

Easter Copley

Easter Copley, age 75, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Laura, Kentucky, on Feb. 27, 1936.She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Earnest Copley, parents, Clark and Armentie Jude Maynard, and three brothers.She is survived by her daughter,… Read More »

Margaret L. (Hammond) Kimble

Margaret L. (Hammond) Kimble, 84, of Jackson, Ohio passed away in the early morning hours on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Jackson, Ohio on July 31, 1927 to the late Floyd and Avonelle Hammond. She was preceded in death by husband, Warren (Bubby) Kimble, and… Read More »

Bonnie A. Summers

Bonnie A. Summers, age 77, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. Funeral services are pending at the McWilliams Funeral Home, ph. 384-2424.

Betty A. (House) McFann

Betty A. (House) McFann, age 82, of Grove City, formerly of Oak Hill, passed away Monday, February 20, 2012 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. She was born August 31, 1930 in Oak Hill to the late John and Rachel (Crabtree) House. She is survived by son, Glenn “David” (Marjorie) McFann; daughter, Karen McFann; grandchildren, Michael… Read More »

Eddie W. White

Eddie W. White, age 75, of Jackson, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born March 4, 1936 in Pecks Mill, West Virginia to the late James L. and Drusi (Stevens) White. He is survived by his wife Betty J. (Miller) White, of Jackson; daughter, Teresa Griffith… Read More »

Orie E. Sickles, Sr.

Orie E. Sickles Sr., age 90, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2012, at Georgetown, Ohio Veterans Home. He was born in Jackson County, Ohio, on January 9, 1922. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Sickles; son, Donald Sickles; parents, Lafayette and Bertha Sickles; two brothers, Orin and Sam Sickles;… Read More »