Monthly Archives: December 2013

Janie McManus

Janie McManus, age 85, of Hamden, passed away Monday, December 30, 2013, at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. She was born October 10, 1928 in Jackson County, Ohio. Janie was a 1946 graduate of McArthur High School and she was a former employee of the Huston Nursing Home in Hamden. She is survived by… Read More »

Dorinne Mae Edwards

Dorinne Mae Edwards, age 80, of Oak Hill, Ohio, died Monday, December 30, 2013 at Heartland of Jackson. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. via Dorinne Mae Edwards – | Jackson and Vinton County’s Home Page – Jackson OH, Wellston OH, Oak Hill OH,… Read More »

William Leon Morgan

William Morgan, 67, of Wellston, passed from this life Thursday, December 26, 2013, at the Holzer Medical Center – Jackson. The son of the late John and Ida Fern Brunton Morgan, he was born November 12, 1946, at Oak Hill. Bill was a long-time employee of the Gem Bottling Co. in Wellston. He was very… Read More »

David Coffey

David Coffey, son of the late Curt Coffey and Eldree Whitaker Coffey, went to be with his Lord on December 19, 2013 at SOMC Medical Center.There will be no calling hours. Private graveside services will be held at Evergreen Cemetery at a later date. via David Coffey – | Jackson and Vinton Countys Home… Read More »

Flora M. Ragan

Flora M. Ragan, 95, passed away on Thursday morning, December 26, 2013, at Otterbein Portage Valley Retirement Living Community in Pemberville, Ohio. She was a former Dundas, Ohio resident and had been living at the nursing facility for the past 12 years. She was born at Axel Ridge, Ohio on August 24, 1918, daughter of… Read More »

Gary B. Edwards

Gary B. Edwards, age 65, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2013. He was born December 6, 1948 in Oak Hill, Ohio to Hamel “HB” and Marcella (Delaney) Edwards. Gary was a faithful employee at J-Vac Industries and was a basketball coach for Hope Haven School. He was a good brother, and a… Read More »

Virginia Miller

Virginia H. Miller (Moore) entered her heavenly rest December 26 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Ginny was born in Oak Hill, Dec. 4, 1921 to late Noah and Phoebe (Woods) Moore. Ginny was preceded in death by husband of 67 years, Red Miller; infant son, Dean Charles Miller; brothers Elza (Darlene), David… Read More »

Merrill Clayton Detty

Merrill Clayton Detty, 67, a lifelong resident of Oak Hill, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born October 20, 1946 to the late Thoburn and Almeda (Gray) Detty. Merrill taught in the Oak Hill Union Local School District for 35 years, where he also spent… Read More »

Pauline Hutchison

On Saturday, December 21, 2013, at 6:43 p.m., Pauline Hutchison, 82, of Londonderry, passed away peacefully at home following an extended illness. She was born May 24, 1931, in Pikeville, Kentucky, to the late Carson and Mallia Collins Gilliam. Pauline graduated from Washington Local High School in Jackson County, Class of 1947. On December 16… Read More »

Wayne Miller Kemp, Jr.

Wayne Miller Kemp Jr., 59, of Jackson, passed away peacefully at his residence, surrounded by his family who loved him dearly, on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. He was born May 29, 1954 in Vinton, son of the late Wayne Miller Kemp, Sr. and Ethel Louise McAllister. Wayne was formerly employed by MTI of Columbus and… Read More »

Raymond A. “Moe” Angel

Raymond A. “Moe” Angel, 89, died Sunday, December 15, 2013, at his home in Wellston. He was born in his home on March 12, 1924, to the late Arthur and Jessie McGhee Angel. He was a 1942 graduate of Wellston High School and a WW II Army veteran, having served in Europe with C Battery,… Read More »

Diana K. Swartz

Diana Kay Swartz, age 66, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away December 17, 2013 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Logan, Ohio on January 2, 1947. She was preceded in death by parents, Robert M. Richards and Myrtle (Grizzell) Richards; husband, Daniel Swartz and two sisters. She is survived by son,… Read More »

Bryan Charles Henry

Bryan Charles ( “Charlie” ) Henry of El Cajon, Ca., was born January 29, 1931 and was the son of the late Linn Bryan and Mary Ellen McGarvey Bryan. Charlie grew up in Wellston, Ohio. He passed away from prolonged illness on November 3, 2013 in El Cajon, Ca. He is survived by his loving… Read More »

Craighton Mullins, III

Craighton Mullins III, age 31, of Wellston, passed away unexpectedly Friday, December 13, 2013, at the Holzer Medical Center ER in Jackson. He was born February 22, 1982 in Gallipolis, Ohio. Craighton is survived by his parents, Craighton Mullins, Jr. and Dorraine Farley Mullins of Wellston; brothers, Dustin Mullins and Seth Mullins (Britany), both of… Read More »

Leslie Lee DeLong

Leslie Lee DeLong, age 61, of South Webster, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at his home. He was born October 6, 1952 in California to James and Nancy (Smith) DeLong. He is survived by his wife, Gigi (Neff) DeLong; sister, Carol (Rich) Channels; children, grandchildren, nephews, close friends and family, Nate DeLong (Chris Destocki),… Read More »