Monthly Archives: November 2015

Daniel J. “D.J.” Cooper

Daniel J. “D.J.” Cooper, age 35, of Wellston, passed away Friday evening, November 27, 2015, surrounded by loved ones at his home. He was born October 4, 1980 in Chillicothe, Ohio. D.J. was a laborer who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his father, Danny L. Cooper; mother, Marianne… Read More »

Farinda (Blackburn) Miller

Farinda (Blackburn) Miller, age 98, of Jackson, Ohio was called home to be with her Lord on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Farinda was born on November 8, 1917 in Endicott, Kentucky to the late Gordie and Mellie (Bush) Blackburn. Farinda was married on April 20, 1939 to the… Read More »

Bruce D. Harris

Bruce D. Harris, 53, of Wellston, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. He was born on December 7, 1961 in Ray, Ohio, son of the late William “Willie” and Dorothy Harris. A very skilled mechanic, Bruce was most well-known for his ability to fix lawn tractors and weed… Read More »

Anna Kathleen Yerian

Anna Kathleen Yerian, 92, of Jackson, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 27, 2015, at Four Winds Nursing Home in Jackson, after a brief illness. She was born January 24, 1923 in Jackson, to the late Ellsworth F. and Martha Frances (Evans) Colby. Kathleen was a graduate of Jackson High School, class of 1940. She… Read More »

Patricia Ann (Roach) Keels

Patricia Ann (Roach) Keels, age 69, of Oak Hill, Ohio was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, November 26, 2015 at her home. She was born in Ironton, Ohio on February 15, 1946 to the late Robert and Evelyn Roach.She is survived by her husband of almost 50 years, Wayne… Read More »

Alice Elaine Benzinger Shumard

Alice Elaine Benzinger Shumard was born April 1, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Samuel B. Shumard, their daughters and sons-in-law, Sally Shumard and John Gibbs (Richmond, Virginia) and Susan and Mark Krieger (Arlington, VA). She is also survived by her three grandchildren Samuel Taylor Gibbs, Victoria Rebecca Krieger, and Emma Katherine Tatone Krieger;… Read More »

Mary Ann (Doles) Cochran

Mary Ann (Doles) Cochran, age 79, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015 at her home. She was born February 3, 1936 in Crawford County, Ohio to the late Daniel Benjamin and Ida Rebecca (Barrett) Lohr. She is survived by husband of 29 years, Bill Cochran; sons: Danny, Carl, Tim, Andy, and Joe… Read More »

Carrie A. Ewing

Carrie A. Ewing, age 80, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born June 20, 1935 in Ashville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Chester Levi Stewart and Elsie Mae Stewart Delawder. Carrie was a loving homemaker and she enjoyed cooking and reading. She… Read More »

Celia Margaret (McCain) Nance

Celia Margaret (McCain) Nance, age 98, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Friday, November 20, 2015, at Holzer Assisted Living of Jackson. She was born August 11, 1917, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Fred and Nora (Humphrey) McCain. She was a faithful member of Monroe Chapel Church in Oak Hill, Ohio. She enjoyed… Read More »

Homer Junior “June” Exline

Homer Junior “June” Exline, age 85, of Jackson, Ohio went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 20, 2015, at the home of his daughter, Regina Massey. June was born on July 17, 1930, in Starr, Ohio to the late Clyde and Pearl (Brunton) Exline. He was retired from the Operating Engineers and was… Read More »

Edith M. Rupert

Edith M. Rupert, age 92, of Wellston, passed away Friday morning, November 20, 2015 at the Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, Ohio. She was born September 23, 1923 in Pettorano Sul Gizio, Italy to the late Ralph DeVictor and Assunta Lancia DeVictor. Edith graduated from Ohio University, with a degree in education and majoring… Read More »

Eugene “Tex” Lamar Colby

Eugene “Tex” Lamar Colby, age 90, of Grove City, Ohio and formerly of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Mt. Carmel West in Columbus, Ohio. He was born January 17, 1925 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Ellsworth F. and Martha Frances (Evans) Colby. Tex was a graduate of Jackson High School.… Read More »

Rowena (Crabtree) Barnhart

Rowena Helen (Crabtree) Barnhart, age 87, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away peacefully at her home. She was born August 17, 1928 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Clarence and Daisy (McCain) Crabtree. She is survived by daughters: Paulette (Steve) Richards of Thurman, Ohio, Sherry (Stan) Lewis of Oak Hill, Ohio, and Debbie (Bob)… Read More »

Raymond H. Wiseman

Raymond H. Wiseman, age 96, of Hamden, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. He was born August 20, 1919 in Orton, Ohio, the son of the late Pearl and Elizabeth Beebe Wiseman. Raymond was a veteran of the United States Army, having served as a Staff Sgt. during… Read More »

Marjorie J. Rowland

Marjorie J. Rowland, age 74, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born in Jackson County, Ohio, on November 16, 1941. Preceding her in death were her parents, Clifford and Mattie (Hartley) Rowland; three sisters, Garnet Landrum, Alice Foster and Mabel Goheen; and two brothers, James Rowland and Edward… Read More »