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Jackson County Probate Court consolidates with Juvenile Court

This announcement came after giving notice to the Jackson County Bar Association, the Jackson County Genealogical Society and Jackson County Title Companies and Examiners and allowing the opportunity for the foregoing to provide comment. Beginning Dec. 13, neither probate filings nor marriage license applications will be accepted at the primary courthouse and will only be accepted at… Read More »

Ruth R. Lewis

Ruth R. Lewis, age 96, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at her home. She was born March 23, 1926, in Springfield, Ohio to the late Thomas and Nettie Gordon Sullivan. She was a member of the Jackson First Baptist Church and was an excellent cook. In her free time, she enjoyed making… Read More »

Richard Todd Galiher

Richard Todd Galiher, age 55, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2022. He was born February 28, 1967, in London, Ohio to the late Sherry (Sturgill) Frater and Robert Galiher. In addition to his father, he is survived by his children: Tyler Galiher, Chantelle McWhorter, and Katie Baldy; grandchildren: Azalea McWhorter, Saria McWhorter,… Read More »

Warren Wayne “Butch” Bayes

Warren Wayne “Butch” Bayes, age 73, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2022, at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born January 8, 1949, in Gallipolis, Ohio. Several years ago, Butch was a former employee at Kuppenheimer Manufacturing, also known as the Pants Factory, in Wellston. He loved to play bingo and… Read More »

Frances Marie Sharp

Frances Marie Sharp, age 74, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2022, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. She was born May 11, 1948, in Hazard, Kentucky to the late Arthur Ray Simpson and Flora Bell Napier. She is survived by her son, Jerry (Lisa) Logan; daughter, Trina Logan; siblings: Robert Simpson,… Read More »

Karen Elaine “Kay” Malone

Karen Elaine “Kay” Malone, age 75, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born December 27, 1946, in Elyria, Ohio to the late Herman Manns and Mary Crace Smith. Kay worked for Jackson City Schools for 25 years. She enjoyed playing Bingo and was… Read More »

Tony D. Simpson

Tony D. Simpson, age 61, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022, at his home. He was born January 8, 1961, to the late Havard and Leoda Simpson. He was also preceded in death by an older brother, Danny Simpson. Tony is survived by his sisters: Rita Breeding and Nancy (Jay) Jenkins, both of Oak Hill. … Read More »

Donna K. O’Leary Gray

What a proud member of the O’Leary family and what a proud mother, grandmother and great-grandmother! Yes, that was our beloved Donna K. O’Leary Gray, who passed away peacefully at Jenkins Care Community in Wellston, Ohio on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the age of 74, surrounded by her family and caregivers. She was born… Read More »

Howell Edward “Newt” Hutchinson

Howell Edward “Newt” Hutchinson, age 77, sadly entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 24, 2022. He was a beloved resident of Arbors Nursing Home for several years in Gallipolis, Ohio.  Howell was born in Ironton, Ohio on November 12, 1944, to the late Zack and Dorothy (Keels) Hutchinson. He attended Blackfork Decatur Washington High… Read More »

Robert Lee Mollett, Jr.

Robert Lee Mollett, Jr., age 60, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Thursday, June 23rd, 2022, at Holzer of Jackson. He was born October 24th, 1961, in Oak Hill, Ohio to Garnet (Jackson) Mollett and the late Robert Mollett, Sr. He is survived by children: Amy (Mollett) Yates, Matthew Mollett, Lorenda Tolliver, Ashley (Lauren) Mollett,… Read More »

Brenda Mullins

Brenda J. Mullins, age 77, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday, June 22, 2022. She was born October 1, 1944, to the late Frank and Gladys “Benson” Waugh and was a 1963 graduate of Jackson High School. Brenda is survived by her husband of almost 58 years, Wayne Mullins; sons: Jeffrey… Read More »

Roger Pugh

Roger L. Pugh, age 69, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at his home. He was born November 24, 1952, in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Fred S. Pugh and Grace Viola Bright Pugh. Roger graduated from Wellston High School with the class of 1970. He was a proud veteran of the United… Read More »

Roger Max Stout

Roger Max Stout of Grove City, Ohio passed away on June 20, 2022. Max was born in Jackson, Ohio on March 3, 1937, and graduated from Jackson High School in 1955. He was a member of the Grove City congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, where he served as a Ministerial Servant for many years. Max married… Read More »

Karen Ann McGinnis

Karen Ann McGinnis, age 64, of Wellston, Ohio passed away June 17, 2022, after a long and courageous battle with kidney disease. While most people would have given up, Karen continued to fight until the very end with a smile on her face. Karen was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on October 30, 1957, to… Read More »

Morine Bentley Wright

Morine Bentley Wright, age 92, of Wellston, born to Sabrina and Martin Bentley in Millstone, Kentucky on December 7, 1929, passed away Friday June 17, 2022, after a valiant five-year battle with cancer. She was the last of their children remaining. Morine married Sherman Andrew Wright on February 15, 1946. They were married for 60… Read More »