Monthly Archives: August 2021

Jason Crabtree

Jason Dwaine Crabtree, age 42, of Wellston, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 26 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio. He was born Jan. 4, 1979, in Gallipolis, Ohio to Joey D. Crabtree and Mary A. Davis Crabtree. Jason was a 1998 graduate of Wellston High School. He was employed with Merillat Industries in Jackson… Read More »

Margie Lambert

Margie M. Daily Lambert, age 85, of Florida and a former resident of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, Aug 25 at Brandley Hospice House in Summerfield, Florida. She was born Nov. 13, 1935, in Chillicothe, Ohio, daughter of the late E.H. “Jack” Daily and Garnet M. Quick Daily. Margie was a housewife and mother and was also… Read More »

Kermit Sowards

Kermit Lee Sowards, age 78, of Jackson, Ohio passed away at Adena Regional Medical Center on Saturday, Aug. 28. Kermit was born Aug. 6, 1943, in Logan, West Virginia to the late William “Hosscat” Sowards and Annabelle (Webb) Sowards. He is survived by his three daughters: Lisa (Eden) Taylor, Regina (Steve) Lundy, and Angela (Markus)… Read More »

Carol Sears

Carol Jean (Ross) Sears, age 81, of Jackson, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Aug. 26. Carol was born July 5, 1940, in Jackson, Ohio to the late Elba Ross, former Chief of Police of Jackson, and Geraldine Ross.  She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Sullivan and granddaughter, Becky (Andrew) Sheldon all of Rochester,… Read More »

Ronald Graham

Ronald L. Graham, age 44, of Jackson, passed away on Friday, Aug. 27 as the result of an traffic crash in Pike County. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on Nov. 20, 1976, to the late Gina (Shrewsbury) Graham and Ronald L. Graham, who survives. Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by an… Read More »

Wendy Sexton

Wendy Sue Butler Sexton, age 50, of Jackson, Ohio passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, Aug. 18, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. She was born June 19, 1971, in Portsmouth, Ohio to David Kelly Butler and Linda Lou (Stapleton) Hanley. Wendy was a 1989 graduate of Jackson High School, where she was a member of the… Read More »

Kathleen Hammond

Kathleen “Kathy” (Reed) Hammond, age 63, of Jackson, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 20. She was born Dec. 26, 1957, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late James and Hazel (Nelson) Reed.  Kathy attended Jackson High School and obtained her GED. She worked at General Mills for 43 years.… Read More »

Stewart Shoemaker

Stewart Denver Shoemaker, 85, of Oak Hill passed away Friday, Aug. 13 at his residence. Born May 23, 1936, in Minford, a son of the late Stewart and Pearl Bowman Shoemaker, he was an electrician for Martin Marietta, and an Air Force Vietnam Veteran. He is survived by the love of his life, Barbara Hilderbrant… Read More »

Teresa Weakley

Teresa R. “Terri” Weakley, age 69, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, Aug. 19 at Jenkins Care Community in Wellston, Ohio. She was born Aug. 29, 1951, in Dover, New Jersey, daughter of the late Robert K. Johnson, Sr. and Lorraine Ann Correll Johnson. Terri graduated from Winter Park High School in Winter Park, Florida with the… Read More »

Sandra Adair

Sandra Richards Adair, age 74, of Jackson, passed away Friday, Aug. 13 at her home. She had dealt many years with the trials and complications of Type 1 Diabetes. She was born April 18, 1947, to the late Dr. John Richards and Polly Richards. She was the oldest of 5 children. She is preceded in… Read More »

Emma Farney

Emma Lou Pittenger Farney, age 66 of Wellston, went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by loved ones. She was born Feb. 28, 1955 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Everett Wesley “Big” and Wilma Burke Pittenger. She is survived by her son: Bill “Buckey” Farney III; daughter-in-law: Jessie, who was more like a… Read More »

Theodore Dyer

Theodore Michael Dyer, age 76, of Jackson, passed away on Monday, Aug. 16. He was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on November 10, 1944. He was preceded in death by his wife Vera on July 15, 2021. He was also preceded in death by his children: Theodore M. Dyer Jr., and Kathleen R. Dyer. He is… Read More »

Ronald Arthur

Ronald “Johnny” Arthur, 85, of Wellston, passed away on Friday, Aug. 13 at his home. He was born on December 9, 1935, in Jackson County, Ohio, son of the late Donald Arthur and Fern (Dickerson) Arthur. Johnny worked as a machinist for many years. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed racing stock cars, watching NASCAR… Read More »

Shirley Allen

Shirley E. Allen, 81, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 10 at Oakwood Community Health Center in Jackson, Ohio. She was born on November 22, 1939, in Vinton County to the late Russell D. Mercer and Grace Hutt Mercer. She was a graduate of Allensville High School. She retired following 30 years as a supply buyer… Read More »

Leona Parks

Leona Arlene Parks, age 81, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, Aug. 12 at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. She was born Aug. 9, 1940, in Waverly, Ohio to the late William Jennings Detillion and Amy Rulene Sherrick Detillion. Leona retired from the Jackson City Schools, where she was a secretary for 23 years. She… Read More »