Monthly Archives: March 2021

Verna Fulton

Verna Fulton, age 95, of Wellston, Ohio, went peacefully with her Lord on Tuesday morning, March 30, 2021, at Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. She was born in Letcher County, Kentucky, on December 26, 1925, to the late Creed Flannery McFall and Maggie Jane Bentley McFall. Verna and her late husband, Frank, operated the Fulton’s… Read More »

Kaye House

Kaye House, age 63, of Wellston, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio following a battle with a very aggressive type of cancer.  She was born December 5, 1957 in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late Homer Harold House and Mary… Read More »

John Aric Woods

John Aric Woods, age 50, of Oak Hill passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at his home.  He was born January 12, 1971 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Kenneth D. and Ruby A. (Fulk) McGuire. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Kimberly (Pelfrey) Woods; children, Justin (Samantha) White, Lacie (Jason) Hougland,… Read More »

Rita Ann Campbell Holstein

Rita Ann Campbell Holstein, age 61, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at her home.  She was born July 5, 1959 in Wellston, Ohio to Ronald A. Campbell and Rita G. Faught Campbell.  Rita was a loving caregiver to many and was also a former nurse’s aide at several area nursing facilities.  She… Read More »

Connie Lou (Sexton) Folden

Connie Lou (Sexton) Folden, age 75, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at her home. She was born the 9th of 12 children to the late Ama Jane (Cain) Sexton and William Christley Sexton on May 1, 1945. She was born on Mitchell Street in Jackson and was raised and lived on Smith… Read More »

Chris W. Barber

Chris W. Barber, age 71, of Wellston, passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  Born in Marietta, Ohio on September 17, 1949 to the late Max and Donna Jill (Warren) Barber, Chris and his family moved several times throughout his life including Nelsonville, Wellston,… Read More »

Thomas Dameron

Thomas “Tommy” Dameron passed away March 13, 2021 in Omaha Nebraska. He was born September 5th. 1939, to Nola Barker Dameron and James H. Dameron, in Oak Hill. He is survived by his wife, Elena Dameron, and his three daughters; Terri Dameron, Roni Dameron, and Becky Kegley of Omaha Nebraska. Tommy is also survived by… Read More »

Viola Elkins

Viola Lena (Workman) Elkins, age 94, of Jackson, Ohio passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021 at Holzer Assisted Living. She was born August 8th, 1926 in Strange Creek, West Virginia to the late Troy Everette and Rosa L. (Coulter) Workman. Viola enjoyed spending time with her family, her church, bowling, playing cards, working… Read More »

Lee Anna Willis

Lee Anna Willis, age 94, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at her home.  She was born January 14, 1927 in Jackson County, Ohio, daughter of the late John Frederick Lewis and Elizabeth Mae Edwards Lewis.  Lee Anna was a graduate of Buckeye Hills School of Nursing.  She was an LPN who retired… Read More »

Movita Sue Cook Davis

Movita Sue Cook Davis, age 79, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at her home.  She was born January 5, 1942 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Lawrence Henry “Sam” Cook and Bessie Bernice Gentry Cook.  Sue was a loving homemaker who enjoyed quilting, crocheting and knitting, and was generous in sharing… Read More »

Lois Ellen Souders

Lois Ellen Souders, age 87, of Hamden, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021, at O’Bleness Hospital in Athens, Ohio.  She was born February 3, 1934 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Charles Franklin Hughes and Romaine Imogene Yinger Hughes.  Lois graduated from Jackson High School with the class of 1952. She started out working for W.F.… Read More »

Timothy Lee “Walnut” Willis

Timothy Lee “Walnut” Willis, age 63, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021 at his home. He was born Dec. 6, 1957 to the late Donald and Amelia (White) Willis. Tim was a graduate of Jackson High School, class of 1976. He worked various construction jobs around the area down through the years,… Read More »

Hazel Imogene (Gillum) Ward

Hazel Imogene (Gillum) Ward, age 94, of Jackson died peacefully Sunday, March 14, 2021 at home.  She was born Sept. 5, 1926 in Green, KY to the late Lindsey and Cora (Miller) Gillum.   She is survived by her daughters, Sharon (Gordon) Woosley, Kathy (Lamar) Callahan, Jane (Brian) Watters; six grandsons; 14 great grandchildren; and one great-great… Read More »

Nancy Oiler

Nancy Ann Oiler, age 90, of Wellston, passed away Friday, March 12, 2021, at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio.  She was born July 28, 1930 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Joseph Edward Mantz and Alice May Cartwright Mantz.  Nancy graduated with the Wellston High School class of 1948.  She was a… Read More »

Robert (Bob) Hill

Robert E. “Bob” Hill, age 64, of Wellston, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 12, 2021, at his home.  He was born March 16, 1956 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Orville Eugene Hill and Louella Conley Hill, and was raised by the late Jolene Horner Hill. Bob was a 1974 graduate of Wellston High School… Read More »