Monthly Archives: May 2013

Cheryl Elizabeth (Cheri) Loxley

Cheryl Elizabeth Loxley (Cheri), 68, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away on May 29, 2013, after a brief hospitalization at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 at Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home, 135 Broadway Street, Jackson, Ohio, 45640. Calling hours will be on June 1, from… Read More »

Winifred C. “Winnie” Blair

Winifred C. “Winnie” Blair, age 88, went to be with her Savior on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. She was born November 10, 1924 in Jackson, Ohio, daughter of Larry and Anna Cherrington. Winnie was the valedictorian of the Jackson High School graduating class of 1942. She went on to get her degree from business school… Read More »

Ronald E. Slayton

Ronald E. Slayton, age 72, went into God’s arms on May 10, 2013. He was preceded in death by parents, Edward and Susan (Spires) Slayton; brothers, Robert and Gary Slayton; niece, Michelle Treadway; and nephew, Donald Slayton. He is survived by sons, Robert (Lisa) Slayton and Ryan (Diana) Slayton; daughter, Alyson Carruth; granddaughters, Kirsten and… Read More »

Charles (Chuck) E. Perkins

Charles (Chuck) E. Perkins passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013. He was born on July 18, 1926. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Minnie (Sharp) Perkins; one son, Michael A. Perkins of Canal Winchester; one grandson, Michael C. Perkins; two granddaughters, Angie (Nick) Evans and Megan Perkins; and two great-grandchildren, Sarah… Read More »

Robin T. Matthews

Robin T. Matthews, age 83, of Wellston, passed away Saturday morning, May 25, 2013, at the VA Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio, following an extended illness, surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 28, 1930 in Athens, Ohio to the late Wayne Taylor Matthews and Marjorie Boyles Matthews. Robin attended his elementary school… Read More »

Theodore R. Yates

Theodore R. Yates, age 89, of Thurman, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born August 15, 1923 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late James and Rosa Burcham Yates. Theodore was a 1941 graduate of Jackson High School and was a veteran of the United… Read More »

Honoring The Fighting McMillins

When President Abraham Lincoln made his first call for volunteer soldiers after the Civil War broke out in 1861, six brothers from the same Jackson County farming family stepped up to serve. These brothers from Milton Township — Emerson, Murray, Milton, James, Andrew, and Marion McMillin — all fought for the Union cause. As it… Read More »

Gladys L. Johnston

Gladys L. Johnston, age 94, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the Jenkins Memorial Nursing Facility in Wellston. She was born October 17, 1918 in Catlettsburg, Kentucky to the late William F. Bocook and Arizona Montgomery Bocook. Gladys was a loving homemaker, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Hope… Read More »

Jimmy Dean Canterbury

Jimmy Dean Canterbury, age 58, of Oak Hill, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. He was born May 3, 1955 in Oak Hill to the late Donald and Margaret (Shelton) Canterbury. Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. via Jimmy Dean… Read More »

Victor Allan Artz

Victor Allan Artz, age 46, of Jackson, Ohio, died Sunday May 19, 2013 at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio. He was born August, 8, 1966 in Columbus, Ohio, a son of the late Coby Artz and Paulette Kinnison Artz of Jackson, Ohio. Mr. Artz was united in marriage June 15, 1996 to his… Read More »

Anna Mae Grover

Anna Mae Grover, 67, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Holzer Medical Center of Jackson. She was born October 6, 1945 in Beaver, Ohio to the late Troy and Dolly Mae Bobst Thornsberry. She was a member of the last graduating class of Beaver High School in 1963 and enjoyed… Read More »

Kevin Thomas Wallace

Kevin Thomas Wallace, age 34, of Oak Hill, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Edgewood Manor in Wellston following an extended illness. Kevin was a 1996 graduate of Oak Hill High School and Buckeye Hills. He was born September 7, 1978 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Larry Thomas Wallace and Karen Faye (Staley) Wallace, of… Read More »

Charles W. Lambert

Charles W. Lambert, age 91, of Jackson, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013 at the Holzer Assisted Living of Jackson. He was born July 4, 1922 in Jackson County to the late George W. and Effie E. Horton Lambert. Upon retirement he enjoyed sending time on his farm and taking care of his horses. He… Read More »

Edith Spurlock

Edith Spurlock, age 88, of Oak Hill, Ohio went home to be with the Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 19, 2013. She was born in Floyd Co., KY February 26, 1925 to the late Basil and Gracie (Blanton) Hamilton. She was one of 14 children. Edith is survived by three sons, Jack T. (Carol),… Read More »