Monthly Archives: March 2013

Genealogy World, March 25th – 29th (the British records sister site of is making its 1911 and 1901 British census records free this weekend. To view these records you will need to register for a free account. The Dublin (Ireland) City Library and Archive has posted a free database of more than 46,000 Dublin voters in 1908 (men 21 and older… Read More »

Gerry Rodgers

Gerry Rodgers, age 78, of Hamden, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. She was born February 11, 1935 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Delbert and Jamima Conley Loper. Gerry was a 1953 graduate of Hamden High School. She was a secretary at Reasor Equipment in Jackson for… Read More »

Destiny Marie Wright

Destiny Marie Wright was gently called from this life Monday, March 25, 2013. The daughter of Robert Wright and Marie Massie Bobo, she was born December 20, 2012, at Athens. In addition to mommy and daddy, Destiny will be waiting at Heaven’s gate to welcome her siblings, Nathan, Ryan and Brooke Bobo; and her grandparents,… Read More »

William A. Fyffe

William A. Fyffe, 73, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at his home. The son of the late Hile and Celia Fannin Fyffe, Bill was born July 14, 1939, at Louisa, Kentucky. He was a 1957 graduate of Jackson High School and received his B.A. from Central Missouri College in 1962. Bill was… Read More »

Edward Patton

Edward Patton, age 80, of Wilkesville, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, at the Holzer Medical Center ER in Jackson. He was born March 19, 1933 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Caro and Dolly Hicks Patton. Edward was a farmer and he formerly attended the Puritan Free Will Baptist Church. He enjoyed the… Read More »

Hunter Everett Wayne Moon

Hunter Everett Wayne Moon was born July 29, 2004 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, OH. He battled hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy for eight years until he got his angel wings on March 24, 2013. Hunter is survived by his parents, Joy Sharp and John Moon of Oak Hill. He is also survived by his grandparents,… Read More »

Jean Harbarger

Jean Harbarger, 90, died peacefully in her sleep on March 25, 2013 at the Holzer Assisted Living facility in Jackson, Ohio. She received such good care there and was surrounded by people who loved her and with whom she had spent much of her life. Jean was a lifelong resident of Jackson, Ohio with some… Read More »

Marion T. “Sparky” Sparks

Marion T. “Sparky” Sparks, age 89, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 5:50 p.m. at home with his family by his side. He was born December 17, 1923 in Boyd County, Kentucky to Herbert and Sarah Sparks. Mr. Sparks was united in marriage August 25, 1942 to his wife, Virginia Sparks, who preceded… Read More »

Vesta Joyce Beckner

Vesta Joyce Beckner, 84, of Hamden, Ohio, met her Heavenly Father suddenly on Monday, March 18, 2013, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florida. She was born on December 28, 1928, at Tiptop, Virginia, to the late John and Bessie Reed Lusk. She was a homemaker and attended the Puritan Freewill Baptist Church. Besides her parents,… Read More »

Paul Cherrington

Paul E. Cherrington, 85, was born on February 3, 1928 and went home to be with the Lord on March 19, 2013 at home, with his family beside him. Paul was the only child of Paul and Opal (Conn) Cherrington. Paul married his high school sweetheart, Dolly Crace Cherrington, on February 17, 1946. Born to… Read More »

Elmo David Crabtree

Elmo David Crabtree, age 87, of Jackson, Ohio, went home to be with Jesus on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Holzer Medical Center of Jackson. He was born in Jackson to William Floyd Crabtree and Jessie Hatten Crabtree. Elmo was married to Anna (Adkins) Crabtree on August 11, 1951. Elmo was a World War II… Read More »

Josine T. Moses

Josine T. Moses, age 80, of Oak Hill passed away Monday, March 18, 2013 at the Ohio State Medical Center in Columbus. She was born October 7, 1932 in Thurman, Ohio to the late Steve and Margaret (Peg) Thomas. She is survived by her sons, Steve (Mable), Tom (Linda), and Rob (Lynne) Moses; grandchildren, Megan… Read More »

Charles W. Gilliland

Charles W. Gilliland, age 87, of Wellston, Ohio, went to be with the Lord and Savior at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio, on Monday, March 18, 2013. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on March 1, 1926. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Bundy Gilliland and Katherine Ruhana (Friend) Gilliland; several… Read More »

Genealogy World, March 11th – 15th

RootsTech, the FamilySearch genealogy conference taking place in Salt Lake City March 21-23, has announced its lineup of 13 sessions you can watch free online. They include the opening day keynote by FamilySearch CEO Dennis Brimhall and storyteller Sid Lieberman; Researching Ancestors Online with Laura Prescott; and From Paper Piles to Digital Files by Valerie… Read More »

Margaret Louellen Lowe Rood

Margaret Louellen Lowe Rood, age 77 of Radcliff, Ohio, passed peacefully Sunday, March 17, 2013 at her residence. She was born September 4, 1935 in Vinton County, Ohio to the late Emmet and Grace Mossman Lowe. She was a member of the Log Pile Church in Ray, Ohio where she lived for many years, then… Read More »