Monthly Archives: July 2012

Thomas S. Delay

Thomas S. DeLay, 89, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away on July 30, 2012. He was born on February 3, 1923 in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Frank O. and Edythe (Shuter) DeLay of Jackson. He is survived by his wife, Lee Hawk, and their three children, Susan DeLay of Chicago, IL, Jan DeLay Hoyt (Mike)… Read More »

Michael Bradford Waldron

Michael Bradford “Brad” Waldron, age 41, of Cambridge, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012, at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center in Cambridge. He was born March 11, 1971 in Columbus, Ohio, to Michael Waldron and June Wheatley Waldron. Brad was a 1989 graduate of Cambridge High School and was a veteran of the United… Read More »

Irene Foster

Irene Foster, age 97 of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Friday, July 27, 2012 at Four Winds Nursing Home. She was born in Blackfork, Ohio January 21, 1915 to the late Henry and Floretta (Greendonner) Scott. She is survived by children, Mary (Tim) Coll of Jackson, Rita Dugan of Columbus, Nancy (Jim) Davis of Pickerington,… Read More »

Teresa Ann Priest

Teresa Ann Priest, age 57, of Digs Road, Wellston, died 11:30a.m. Friday at her mother’s residence in Waverly. She was born December 22, 1954 in Chillicothe, Ohio, a daughter of Leo Sanders of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, and Patricia Poling of Waverly. She is survived by her husband Steve Priest of Wellston; one son, William Heath… Read More »

Abraham L. Preece

Abraham L. Preece, age 94, of Sykesville, Maryland and formerly of Hamden, passed away Friday, July 27, 2012 at the Homestead of Sun Valley Assisted Living. He was born October 3, 1917 in Inez, Kentucky, the son of the late Cornelius and Mary Preece. Abraham was a Veteran of the United States Army, having served… Read More »

Betty L. Reed

Betty L. Reed, 75, of Wellston, died Saturday, July 28, at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson. She was born May 12, 1937 in Wellston, to the late Virgil Tedrow and Kathryn Dixon Tedrow Kegley. Betty was a homemaker and the owner and operator of McArthur Express. She enjoyed going to stock car races and was an… Read More »

Martha Jane Huntley

Martha Jane Huntley, 89, of Vinton, passed away at 12:32 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012 in the Holzer Medical Center. Born May 31, 1923 in Columbus, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Earl Raymond and Gertrude Cleppien Wern. She was a homemaker and a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church at Porter.… Read More »

Edward A. “Art” Emmert

Edward A. “Art” Emmert, age 78, of Hamden, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the Edgewood Manor of Wellston. He was born November 4, 1933 in Wellston, Ohio, the son of the late Corbett A. Emmert and Mae Kelly Emmert. Art was a 1951 graduate of Wellston High School and was a veteran of… Read More »

Amy Ellenberger

Amy Ellenberger, age 99, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Edgewood Manor in Wellston. She was born April 27, 1913 in Pleasant Mills, Indiana to the late Charles Dwight and Wilma (Cowan) Schenck. She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, Century Club and retired from the Jackson City Schools, and Oak… Read More »

Charles A. Stewart

Charles A. Stewart, 78, of Wellston, passed from this life Monday, July 23, 2012, at The Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington. The son of the late George and Mary Stapleton Stewart, he was born February 17, 1934, at Coalton. Charles was a graduate of Coalton High School, a career member of the Air Force from 1952… Read More »

Mabel Grahm

Mabel Grahm, age 79 of Orient, died Monday, July 23 following a long illness with cancer. She was born May 12, 1933 to the late Preston and Mary Davis of Wellston, Ohio. Also preceded in death by husband, John W. Graham. Mable graduated from Wellston High School in the class of 1951. She is survived… Read More »

Kenneth Dale Christner

Kenneth Dale Christner, 75, of Wake Forest, North Carolina, went to his heavenly home on Sunday, July 22, 2012. Son of the late Joseph and Verbal Christner, he was born in Plain City, Ohio on May 18, 1937. He is survived by his wife, Janice Houser Christner; daughter, Kathryn Marker and her husband Todd; and… Read More »

William “Bill” Allen

William “Bill” Allen, age 51, of Oak Hill, rode home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 21, 2012. He was born April 21, 1961 in Portsmouth, Ohio, the son of Lavern (Wicker) Allen and the late Jim Allen. He served in the U.S. Navy where he was honorably discharged in 1979. Bill was… Read More »

Ruby C. Johnson

Ruby C. Johnson, age 70, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012, at her home. She was born August 5, 1941 in Cranston (Morehead), Kentucky, the daughter of the late Davis Caudill and Leota Thornsberry Caudill. Ruby was a former employee of General Mills in Wellston for 20 years and she attended the Wellston… Read More »

Carl D. Holcomb

Carl D. Holcomb, age 93, of Wellston, passed away Sunday morning, July 22, 2012, at the Edgewood Manor of Wellston. He was born August 22, 1918 in Clay County, West Virginia, the son of the late Levi Holcomb and Mary Elizabeth Nutter Holcomb. Carl was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during… Read More »