Monthly Archives: April 2020

Dennis James Mozingo

Dennis James Mozingo, age 66, of Oak Hill, formerly of Toledo, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at his home in Oak Hill.  He was born Oct. 6, 1953 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Earl E. and Eva Marie (Clay) Mozingo.  He is survived by his girlfriend, Tina Oliver; children, Star (Jeff) Chadwell, of… Read More »

Rosemarie McKinniss (Mehrle)

Rosemarie McKinniss (Mehrle), born 3/22/1935, died peacefully in her sleep 4/24/2020 eleven days after testing positive for COVID-19.  The McKinniss family were parishioners at St. Peter and St. Paul in Wellston for many years.  She was preceded in death by husband of 57 years, Charles (Chuck).  She is survived by children, Kathleen, Charles (fiancée Kim), Amelia,… Read More »

Marisa Marie (Rhea) Mitchell

Marisa Marie (Rhea) Mitchell, age 40, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020. She was born March 13, 1980 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Mark Rhea and Patty Rhea. She is survived by her father, Mark Rhea (Delilah); mother, Patty Rhea (Monte); children: Tray (Faith), Angelina (Zach), and Anthonee (Brianna); grandson, Jeffrey Kelly; brothers, B.J. Rhea… Read More »

Gale Jean Snyder

Gale Jean Snyder, age 72, of Coal Grove, Ohio, formerly of Oak Hill, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Harbor Health nursing facility in Ironton, Ohio. She was born June 28, 1947 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Don King and Fern Adkins. She is survived by her twin brother, Dale Dean (Donna)… Read More »

Danny Kelley

Danny Kelley, 62, of Wellston, died on April 27, 2020, at his home. He was born on April 23, 1949, in Columbus, Ohio, son of the late John and Betty Kelley. Danny attended Pleasant View High School in Galloway, Ohio, and continued his education eventually obtaining his HVAC license. He is survived by his children:… Read More »

Paul “Peanut” Dillon, Sr.

Paul “Peanut” Dillon Sr., age 90, passed away April 26, 2020 at Sage Park in Columbus, Ohio. He was born Dec. 31, 1929 in Blackfork, Ohio to the late Mildred (Snyder) and Paul Dillon. He is survived by his children: Paul Jr. (Kim) Dillon, Jerry (Angie) Dillon, and Lori (Dillon) Beal; grandchildren: Sarah, Ryan, Jerry… Read More »

Damon “Bobby” Lee Hill

Damon “Bobby” Lee Hill, age 38, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2020, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.  He was born Oct. 8, 1981 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Damon Lee Hill and Anita Lynn Gilliland Hill.  Bobby was a carpenter and welder who enjoyed race car driving and participating in demolition derbies. … Read More »

H. Elizabeth “Libby” (Slater) Faulkner Oiler

Rev. H. Elizabeth “Libby” (Slater) Faulkner Oiler, age 96, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at Four Winds of Jackson. She was born June 18, 1923 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Benjamin F. and Flossie (McCain) Slater. A lifelong member of Monroe Chapel Church of Christ in Christian Union,… Read More »

Lynda Gail Pree

Lynda Gail Pree, age 59, passed away on April 22, 2020 at Adena Hospital, Chillicothe, Ohio after a very long illness. She was born on Jan. 30, 1961 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Wylodine Cosby Powell and Frederick McCoy Powell. She graduated in 1979 and later fulfilled an important dream which was joining the… Read More »

Anthony “Tony” DeStephen, Sr.

Anthony “Tony” DeStephen Sr., age 66, of Hilliard, Ohio, formerly of Jackson, Ohio, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at his home in Hilliard. He was born June 26, 1953 in Canton, Ohio, to the late Arthur “Art” and Lucille (Sedlock) DeStephen.  Tony graduated in 1971 from Jackson High School.  At JHS, he… Read More »

Don Seward Blair

Don Seward Blair, age 91, of Boiling Springs, South Carolina, died Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at Spartanburg Medical Center. Born Sept. 5, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio and reared in Jackson, Ohio, he was the son of the late Everett Edward Blair and Grace Lillian Blair Jones. Mr. Blair was retired from Chemical Leaman Truck Lines,… Read More »

Barbara Kay (Walker) Spencer

Barbara Kay (Walker) Spencer, age 76, of Oak Hill, Ohio, went home to be with her Savior on April 21, 2020. She was born Oct. 26, 1943 in Olive Hill, Kentucky to Charlie Cox and Maggie (Fields) Walker. When Charlie and Maggie divorced, she was later adopted by Maggie’s husband, Estill Walker who raised her… Read More »

Rex M. Johnston

Rex M. Johnston, age 81, of Wellston, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020, at the Divine Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility in Sylvania, Ohio.  He was born July 28, 1938 in McArthur, Ohio, son of the late Delbert McKnight Johnston, Sr. and Phyllis Eileen Nelson Johnston.  Rex was a 1956 graduate of Wellston High School and… Read More »

Donald Lee Exline

Donald Lee Exline, age 56, of Jackson, passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. He was born in Gallipolis on Oct. 28, 1963 to the late Dan and Helen (Woolum) Exline. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Ralph and Ira Exline, and two sisters:… Read More »

Minnie Butts

Minnie Butts, 82, of Wellston, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020, at Ohio State University East in Columbus, Ohio. She was born on Aug. 21, 1937, in Vinton County, Ohio, daughter of the late Walter F. and Lorena (Baker) Seitz. Minnie was a homemaker who took great pride in keeping her home and raising… Read More »