Monthly Archives: July 2013

Gwendolyn Sue Murphy

Gwendolyn Sue Murphy, age 62, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away July 26, 2013 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. Gwendolyn was born June 7, 1951 in Birmingham, AL to Az and Irene Brown. She formerly worked at Carnival Foods in Lancaster. Surviving are her daughters, Ginnie Schneider of Circleville, Shannon Danner and fiance Brandon… Read More »

William Edward Haines

William Edward Haines passed away Friday, July 26, 2013. “Bill” was born on November 6, 1940, and reared in Flatwoods, Kentucky, the son of the late Alvin and Eva Haines. Bill was a graduate of Russell High School, Russell, KY, and was also a graduate of Morehead State University, holding both a bachelor’s and master’s… Read More »

Howard Lovell Profitt

Howard Lovell Profitt, age 77, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013 at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Geneva (Mullins) Profitt of Jackson. Funeral arrangement are by the Lewis-Gillum Funeral Home in Jackson. via Howard Lovell Profitt – | Jackson and Vinton County’s Home Page – Jackson, OH.

Henry James Bloss

Henry James Bloss 88, a lifelong resident of Jackson, Ohio passed away Friday, July 26, 2013 at the Edgewood Manor Nursing Facility of Wellston. He was born April 21, 1925 in Jackson, Ohio and was the son of the late Henry and Beatrice Lowe Bloss. He was retired from the DT&I Railroad and was a… Read More »

Joyce N. Gardner

Joyce N. Gardner, age 72, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away July 21, 2013 at home. She was born November 9, 1940 in Jackson County to the late Alva and Nellie (Neely) Speakman. She was preceded in death by husband, Carroll Gardner and son, James A. Dennison; as well as four sisters and three brothers. She… Read More »

Thomas A. “Tom” Carlisle

Thomas A. “Tom” Carlisle, age 74, of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Adena Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born in Jackson, Ohio on April 16, 1939 to the late Thomas L. and Catherine (Ramsey) Carlisle. Tom was a graduate of Jackson High School with the Class of 1957. He… Read More »

Ryan Neal Potter

Ryan Neal Potter, 38, Oak Hill, passed away unexpectedly July 20, 2013, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, WV. He was born May 2, 1975, in Gallipolis, Ohio to Ivan and Carol (Canter) Potter, who survive. He is also survived by a brother, Brandon Potter of Oak Hill. He is also survived by two nephews, Eli and… Read More »

Mildred Lorene Gillespie

Written By Cathy Cooper Wood On July 18, 2013, just 8 days before she would have celebrated her ninety-third birthday, Mildred Gillespie had all the weights, burdens and pains of this world lifted from her shoulders, and her spirit was set free to enter into eternal peace and joy with the Lord, Jesus Christ, her… Read More »

James L. Sorrell

James L. Sorrell, age 72, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at his home. He was born September 1, 1940 in Vinton County, Ohio to James William Sorrell and Helen Brewer Sorrell. Jim was a 1958 graduate of Wilkesville High School and was a former employee of McNally Pittsburg Manufacturing in Wellston for… Read More »

William Earl Burton, Sr.

William Earl Burton, Sr. (Bill) passed away July 11, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital, Bartlett, TN. He was formerly of Jackson, OH. He was born May 10, 1940 in Jackson County, OH to Ray and Opal Burton, who preceded him in death. Also, preceding him in death was his sister Edna Miller of Jackson, OH.… Read More »

Carol J. Campbell

Carol J. Campbell, age 73, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. She was born February 29, 1940 in Coshocton, Ohio to Gerald R. Campbell and Evelyn C. Foster Campbell. Carol is survived by her mother, Evelyn Campbell of Wellston; her sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Jay… Read More »

Merle F. Carter

Merle F. Carter, age 72, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Monday July 15, 2013 at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born in Oak Hill on June 11, 1941 to the late Floyd and Golda (Reed) Carter. He was united in marriage to Phyllis (Crabtree) Carter on June 30, 1962. Merle retired… Read More »

Guy Edward Sheets

Guy Edward Sheets, age 39, of Oak Hill, went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 13, 2013. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, a mother and father-in-law, four uncles and three aunts. He is survived by his wife, Lora Sheets, of Oak Hill; a son, Codie Clarkson, of Oak Hill; daughter, Makayla… Read More »

Kevin E. Wood

Kevin E. Wood, age 55, of Jackson, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 14, 2013, at his home. He was born April 6, 1958 in Chillicothe, Ohio to Melvin E. Wood and Annetta L. Cooper, who survives. Kevin is survived by his wife Beth Ann Black Wood. Arrangements under the direction of the McWilliams Funeral Home… Read More »

Deborah A. Taylor

Deborah A. Taylor, age 64, of Jackson passed away Sunday, July 14 at SOMC Hospice Center in Portsmouth. She was born December 17, 1948 to the late Mac and Nina (Stamper) Hughes. She is survived by her husband, William Taylor; son, William (Tina) McCurry; step-daughter, Beth Ann Phillip; bother, Stanley (Delores) Hughes; as well as… Read More »