Monthly Archives: April 2013

Edsel Franklin Johnson

Edsel Franklin Johnson, age 79, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, at his home. He was born March 29, 1934, in West Virginia, the son of the late Garrett and Mary (Hess) Johnson. He worked road construction most of his life. After being disabled, he enjoyed fishing, shooting matches and playing… Read More »

Lineage Society Launched – First Families up first!

As we discussed earlier this year, our Lineage Societies were forming up and we are now making available the Lineage Application Rules and First Families Forms now. We will begin with the launch of the First Families of Jackson County (FFJC), then later this year we will launch, which we anticipate to be very popular… Read More »

Alice Baisden

Alice Baisden, 72, of Wellston, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Adena Regional Medical Center. The daughter of the late Kenneth and Ola Morris Bright, she was born August 27, 1940, at Bainbridge, Ohio. Alice was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She became the bride of Bennie Baisden in 1958… Read More »

Ruby H. Lambert

Ruby H. (Walker) Lambert, 93, life-long resident of Jackson, passed away quietly on the morning of April 26, 2013 at Holzer Assisted Living of Jackson, which has been her home for 5 years. Born April 23, 1920 to Lew and Grace Lucinda Walker, Ruby was the 16th child and was proud to tell everyone about… Read More »

Melinda L. Adkins

Melinda L. Adkins, age 46, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio on Thursday, April 25, 2013. She was born in Troy, Ohio, on Feb. 3, 1967. She was preceded in death by her father, Clarence D. Haddox. Melinda (Mindy) was a loving mother, daughter, sister, and aunt, who was… Read More »

Freda Montgomery

Freda Montgomery, age 91, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013, at Four Winds Community Jackson, Ohio. She was born December 10, 1921 in Meigs County. She was preceded in death by husband Francis Montgomery, daughter Barbara Eisenhart, grandchild Mark Allen Montgomery, great grandchild Travis Reeve, brothers Hollis, Luther, John, Clyde, Ferris, Sisters Pearl, Hazel, Cynthia,… Read More »

Carl Heber Donaldson

Carl Heber Donaldson, age 87 of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away April 25, 2013 at his home. He is survived by his wife Molly Maxine (Yinger) Donaldson after 59 years of marriage. He also survives by grandson, Andre’ Levi Donaldson of Salem, Oregon and sister Sadie Mercer of Jackson, Ohio. Carl retired from General Motors of… Read More »

Milan L. Fain, Sr.

Milan L. Fain, Sr., age 56, of Gallipolis, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 25, 2013, from injuries received in a farming accident at his residence. He was born December 8, 1956 in Wellston, Ohio to Ralph and Pauline Knox Fain. Milan was a loving son, brother, dad and papaw; a Jack of all trades and… Read More »

Pauline Patterson

Pauline Patterson, age 84, of Ray, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at he Maple Hills Nursing Facility in McArthur. She was born January 22, 1929 in Lancaster, Ohio, to the late Rondel and Margaret Lefler Wright. Pauline was a graduate of the Richland Rural High School in Allensville. She was a former cosmetologist and… Read More »

Oscar Harley Swaney, Jr.

Oscar Harley Swaney, Jr., age 67, originally from Jackson, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth, Ohio surrounded by family and loved ones. He was born September 11, 1945 to the late Oscar Harley Swaney, Sr. and Blumey (Collinsworth) Swaney. He was an Army veteran and was stationed in Germany. He… Read More »

Gary Lee Stover

Gary Lee Stover, of Jackson, passed away in his home on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. He was born in Jackson to the late Cavett and Geraldine (Miller) Stover and he grew up in Jamestown where he started his mark on life. He met the love of his life in 1960 and married her November 25,… Read More »

Darrell Ray Stapleton

Darrell Ray Stapleton, age 66, of Oak Hill, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus. He was born July 20, 1946 in Oak Hill to the late Cornice and Irene (Frazier) Stapleton. He graduated from Oak Hill High School in 1964. He… Read More »

Renee Danielle Radcliff

Renee Danielle Radcliff, age 33, of Chillicothe, and a former resident of Vinton County, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 18, 2013, at her residence. There will be no calling hours observed. Graveside services will be Friday at 12 P.M. at the Goheen Cemetery on Hardscrapple Road in Wellston with Carmen Cline officiating. Arrangements are under… Read More »

Lois Prater

Lois Prater, 83, of McArthur, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. She was born January 24, 1930 in Pike County, Kentucky, daughter of the late Jesse and Polly Coleman. Lois was married to Luster Prater, who survives. She retired from Austin Powder Company in July of 1994 and was… Read More »

Garnet Ellen Shaw

Garnet Ellen Shaw, age 77, of Jackson passed away Monday, April 22, 2013 at Holzer Medical Center of Jackson. Garnet was born February 26, 1936 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Sam and Stella Pimberton. She is survived by son, Darrell Quimby of Jackson; cousin, Tammy Hammond of Jackson; and nephew, Jeff Pimberton of Jackson.… Read More »