Monthly Archives: April 2018

Helen L. (King) Ward

Helen L. (King) Ward, age 81, of Oak Hill, passed away on Friday April 27th, 2018 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born June 4, 1936 in Firebrick, Ohio to the late Emory and Stelia (Barnhart) King. Helen was a 1954 graduate of Decatur-Washington High School. She devoted the majority of her… Read More »

Marian Jo Leslie

Marian Jo Leslie, age 92, of Oak Hill, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 27, 2018. She was born on March 11, 1926 in Hopkins County, Texas to the late Robert Newell Wheeler and Iris (Simms) Wheeler. She was married to Wilbert Leslie who preceded her in death. Also preceding her… Read More »

Linda (Largent) Wooten

Linda (Largent) Wooten, age 69, of Jackson, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born March 26, 1949 in Columbus to the late Virgil Pete and Patricia (Nelson) Largent. Linda was a 1967 graduate of Jackson High School. She later was the secretary to the principal… Read More »

Rick D. Hollback

Rick D. Hollback, age 60, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018 at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. He was born in Oak Hill on June 24, 1957 to the late Marlin “Cowboy” Hollback and Nancy (Jones) Hollback. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Susan L. (Copley) Hollback,… Read More »

Edith Isabel Napper

Edith Isabel Napper, age 91, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday morning, April 25, 2018 at her home. She was born Jan. 4, 1927 in Ross County, Ohio, daughter of the late Harley J. Hamner and Bertha G. Kerns Hamner. Isabel was retired from General Electric in Circleville, where she was employed for several years. She… Read More »

Donald Ray “Don” Sizemore

Donald Ray “Don” Sizemore, age 69, of Wellston, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 23, 2018, at the home of his son in Wellston. He was born Feb. 4, 1949 in Radcliff, Ohio, son of the late William Sizemore and Alma Pendleton Vititoe. Don, a former employee of Southern Ohio Coal Company and member of UMWA,… Read More »

Joseph L. Ghiloni

Joseph L. Ghiloni, age 76, of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018. He was born in Newark, Ohio on Aug. 24, 1941 to the late James Ghiloni and Carrie (Linton) Ghiloni, who survives. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Andrew Ghiloni. He is survived by his… Read More »

Peter Hills

Peter Hills, 61, of Jackson, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on March 9, 2018 after a brief illness. He was born April 27, 1956 to the late Barbara Hills of Surrey, England. Other than his mother, Peter was preceded in death by two wives, Claire Hills of New Zealand and Jewell Hills of… Read More »

Richard Max Henry

Richard Max Henry, age 84, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018 at his home. He was born April 6, 1934 in Jackson to the late Omar R. and Lottie (Myers) Henry. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marjorie (Mitzel) Henry, of Jackson; daughter, E. Marie Henry, of Houston TX; son,… Read More »

Sarah Ann Gilliland

Sarah Ann Gilliland, age 89 of Wellston, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. She was born in Jackson County on March 21, 1929 to the late Oscar “Sheldon” and Harriett (McCormick) Exline. Besides her parents, she was preceded in… Read More »

Belvia “Bel” (Kearns) Akers

Belvia “Bel” (Kearns) Akers, age 92, of Jackson, went to be with Lord on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Holzer Assisted Living in Jackson. She was born Aug. 17, 1925 in Kermit, West Virginia to the late Andy and Maude (Stepp) Lovins. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Claudette Kearns, of Jackson; grandchildren, Lorinda (Matt)… Read More »

Kathy Louise (Muncy) Riddle

Kathy Louise (Muncy) Riddle, 62, of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at her home following an extended illness. She was born on Feb. 14, 1956, in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Harold Muncy and Madelyn (Rafferty) Muncy, who survives. Kathy worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for 23 years and attended… Read More »

John Robert Rose

John Robert Rose, age 59, formerly of Jackson, OH, passed away suddenly April 14, 2018 at his home in Dayton, OH. John was battling throat cancer. John was born Aug. 16, 1958 in Oak Hill, OH to James A. Rose and the late Mary (Rowland) Rose. He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Rose of… Read More »

Eva Christine Herald

Eva Christine Herald, age 91, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Four Winds of Jackson. She was born Sept. 3, 1926 in Isonville, Kentucky to the late Owen Damon and Tora Emily (Daniels) Ison. She is survived by her son, Larry (Debbie) Herald of Oak Hill, Ohio; special nephew, Paul… Read More »

Ruth L. McKinney

Ruth L. McKinney, 89, of Jackson, OH, died April 15, 2018, at Four Winds in Jackson. Ruth was born in Parkersburg, WV, on June 21, 1928, and was raised in the Belpre, Ohio area. She graduated from Belpre High School in 1945. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Alma Graham. In addition… Read More »