Monthly Archives: February 2013

Mary Ellen (Gray) Lewis

Mary Ellen (Gray) Lewis, age 89, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Doctors West Hospital in Columbus. Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. via Mary Ellen (Gray) Lewis – Jackson and Vinton County’s Home Page – – Jackson, OH.

Clyde Taylor

Clyde Taylor, age 85, of Jackson, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. He was born May 13, 1927 in Gallia County to the late Charles and Edna (Rife) Taylor. He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Davis) Taylor; children, Karen (Dave) Howard, Brenda (Tom) Perry, Teresa (Mike) Costilow, Bryan (Jill)… Read More »

Sammie Edward Kennedy

PFC Sammie Edward Kennedy, 94, of McArthur, Ohio, departed this life on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at the home of his son, Ernie Anderson in Troutman, NC. He was born on May 12, 1918, to Edward and Tessie Kennedy of Henderson, KY. A WW II veteran, he was in the first wave of the invasion… Read More »

Wilma M. Bright

Wilma M. Bright, age 97, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013, at the Edgewood Manor of Wellston. She was born October 20, 1915 in Hoxie, Kansas, the daughter of the late James and Bertha Bowers Arnold. Wilma was a former employee of the Factory Outlet Store, the Aerosol Plant and the Dairy Queen,… Read More »

Michael D. McKenzie

Ohio, passed away Friday, February 22, 2013. He was born February 24, 1965 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Eugene and Dollie Rawlins McKenzie. (Also preceding him in death was his brother, Ronnie McKenzie.) He is survived by his wife, Nancy Cook McKenzie; daughter, Rebecca Brozak; son, Eric (and Stefanie) Potts; brother, Billy McKenzie; sister,… Read More »

James Hughes Lloyd

James Hughes Lloyd of Oak Hill died Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the Community Hospice of Ashland, KY at the age of 91. He was born January 23, 1922 and was the son of the late John O. and Elizabeth Edwards Lloyd. Jim attended Oak Hill Schools, graduating in the class of 1939. He was… Read More »

Richard W. Massie

Richard W. Massie, age 67, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013, at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born March 7, 1945, in Wellston, to the late Weldon R. Massie and Anna Lou Aberts Massie. Richard enjoyed working with flowers and he loved animals. He is survived by brother… Read More »

Genealogy World, February 18th – 22nd has opened its AncestryDNA test to all US residents. From last May until now, the test was open just to subscribers. This autosomal test analyzes more than 700,000 DNA marker locations and cross-references them with’s catalog of DNA samples. The AncestryDNA test also breaks down your ethnic heritage by percentage from 20 populations. See… Read More »

Nathalie A. (Wright) Ruggles

Nathalie A. (Wright) Ruggles, age 92, of Beaver, Ohio, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013, at Heartland of Jackson. She was born in Moundsville, WV, on January 18, 1921. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Joseph B. Ruggles; her parents, Chalmer H. and Mildred V. (Maupin) Wright; one son,… Read More »

Marjorie E. Maloy

Marjorie E. Maloy, age 88, of Hamden, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, February 22, 2013, from the Edgewood Manor of Wellston. She was born May 12, 1924 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Milton Cantor and Geloma Nance Cantor Aldridge Binkley. Marjorie was a 1944 graduate of Wellston High School. She… Read More »

Clarence L. Morris

Clarence L. Morris, age 88, of Oak Hill, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth, OH. He was born September 28, 1924 in Raceland, KY to the late Anthony and Edith (Bustetter) Morris. Clarence served his country in WW II and worked for Detroit Steel (Cyclops) in New Boston for 26… Read More »

Rosemary Ann Janey

Rosemary Janey, 70, of Wellston, passed from this life Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at her home. The daughter of the late James and Nadine Ogle Holtz, she was born January 5, 1943, at Wellston. Rosemary retired after 33 years of friendly service at the Wellston Kroger store. She was a member of the First Baptist… Read More »

Martha Louise Hafer

Martha Louise Hafer, 90, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at her residence Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. She was born March 8, 1922 in Jackson Township. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harmon and Mary Martin, husband Carl, son Eugene, daughter Cathy Anido, and infant son Joseph. Two sons, Frank Hafer of Jackson and… Read More »