Monthly Archives: August 2012

Rettia A. Donaldson

Rettia A. Donaldson age 72, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Friday, August 31, 2012 at Heartland Nursing Home in Jackson. She was born December 16, 1939, in Jackson, Ohio to the late Charles H. and Selena Martin Donaldson. She attended the Mound Street School, South Street School and Kinnison School. She enjoyed coloring books, jigsaw… Read More »

Roy P. Jeffries

Roy P. Jeffries, age 93, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born August 25, 1919 in Liberty, Kentucky, to the late Spurgeon and Lovenia (Wilkinson) Jeffries. He was a WWII veteran, member of the Masonic Grand Lodge of Kentucky #629, the Shriners, DAV, VFW… Read More »

Barry Raymond Parks

Barry Parks, 59, of Jackson, passed from this life Thursday, August 30, 2012, at his home. The son of Charles Parks and Randall and Mae Warrens, he was born March 17, 1953, at Ray. Barry was the owner of Parks Equipment and was well known for his many years of sales and service of farm… Read More »

Anna M. Mossman

Anna M. Mossman, 97, of Columbus, passed away Monday, August 27, 2012. Mrs. Mossman retired from the F. & R. Lazarus Company in 1980. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lyle “Bud” Mossman; daughter, Carol Ann Mossman, and parents, John and Mayme (Thomas) Williams. Her survivors include her daughters, Rosalind (Harold) Swauger, Rita… Read More »

Paul D. Sharp

Paul D. Sharp, age 87, of Jackson, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at Heartland of Jackson. He was born in Jackson, Ohio, June 20, 1925 to the late Ernest and Anna (Morgan) Sharp. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Bethel J. (Campbell) Sharp, and son, Ronald… Read More »

Eugene Ludwick Dunn

Eugene Ludwick Dunn, age 84, of Jekyll Island, Georgia, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2012 at Four Winds Community in Jackson, Ohio. He was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on December 1, 1927. He was preceded in death by his parents, Delma and Elmer Dunn of Portsmouth. He is survived by his loving wife of 60… Read More »

History awakened at Civil War Ladies Tea

By all appearances, the clock was turned back 150 years as a Civil War Ladies Tea was held Saturday afternoon, August 25, at the former Kelly’s Kitchen location on Bridge Street in Jackson. The Wellston-based Traveling Tea Ladies conducted the event in support of the Jackson County Civil War 150 Committee, which is currently planning… Read More »

August meeting – “Genealogy on the Go….”

The August meeting of the JCOGS brought myself in front of the group to discuss the advantages of using today’s technology in our genealogy research. Many tech devices were discussed including the use of laptops, netbooks and now the rapid growing use of today’s smartphones and tablets. The presentation led into the use of digital phones and… Read More »

Garnetta D. “Bunny” Brown

Garnetta D. “Bunny” Brown, age 59, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2012, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born November 18, 1952 in Clark County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Charles Fletcher and Helen Mitchell Webb. Bunny was a former employee of General Mills for 25 years. She… Read More »

Kathleen Potter Downey

Kathleen Potter Downey, age 80, passed away Friday morning, August 24, 2012 at home. She was born October 25, 1931 in Greenup County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Raymond and Ella (Adkins) Potter. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed baking and quilting and garage sales. She was a Sunday School… Read More »

Charles E. Landrum

Charles E. Landrum, age 72, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 at Four Winds Nursing Facility, Jackson. He was born in Springfield, Ohio, on Dec. 8,1939. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lotis Everett and Mildred (Parr) Landrum and a brother-in-law, Rodney Brooks. Charlie was the long-time owner of Landrum… Read More »

Louise Hubbard Vallance Caserta

Louise Hubbard Vallance Caserta, age 86 of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born June 3, 1926 in South Webster, Ohio to the late Wyatt McGlone and Lillie Roberts. She is survived by children, Lorie (Martin Eugene) Boggs of Texas, Archie (Willyne) Hubbard, Jr of Illinois.,… Read More »

Esta Marie Armentrout

ARMENTROUT, Esta Marie 94, of Springfield, died Tuesday morning, August 21, 2012 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. She was born in Wellston, Ohio on April 4, 1918, the daughter of the late Charles and Effie Mae (Yerian) Dixon. Esta was a member of Catawba United Methodist Church. She is survived by two children, Jeanne Shatto… Read More »

William G. “Bill” Malone

William G. “Bill” Malone, age 84, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Four Winds Nursing Facility, Jackson. He was born in Wellston, Ohio, on June 1, 1928. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mike and Jessie (Collins) Malone, six brothers and four sisters. He was the owner of Malone’s… Read More »

Dr. Carlos Miller

Dr. Carlos Miller, age 89, was born February 19, 1923 in Jackson, Ohio to Marcella Leach Miller. He died on August 18, 2012 at IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington, Indiana following a severe stroke. He was raised by his mother and stepfather William Howard May. He is survived by his half sister Dorothy Basham… Read More »