Monthly Archives: January 2014

Louise (Kiser) Woolum

Louise (Kiser) Woolum, age 96, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Friday, January 31, 2014 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born July 6, 1917 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Andrew J. and Maude (Davis) Kiser. She was an Oak Hill High School graduate and was employed at Timken. She also attended the… Read More »

Douglas John Severt

Douglas Severt, 53, of Wellston, lost his courageous battle with cancer Friday, January 31, 2014. The son of late Herbert Severt and Margaret Severt of Dayton, he was born July 18, 1960, at Dayton. Douglas had many years of experience in the construction trades. On July 10, 2003, he married Julianne Rogers at Wellston; she… Read More »

Mary Elizabeth Eberts

Mary Elizabeth Eberts, age 88, of Hamden, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2014, at the Huston Nursing Home in Hamden, Ohio. She was born May 9, 1925 in Ashland, Kentucky to the late George Washington Smith and Lula Scarberry Smith Anderson. Mary was a loving housewife and homemaker and was a member of the Puritan… Read More »

Lawrence Russell Swick Jr.

Lawrence Russell Swick Jr., age 67, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Mount Carmel Hospital. He was born September 17, 1946 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Lawrence Sr.and Pauline (Griffith) Swick. Lawrence served proudly as a Vietnam Veteran in the United States Army. He is survived by his wife Sandy (Meacham) Swick;… Read More »

William A. “Bill” Gallivan

William A. “Bill” Gallivan, age 95, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at the Pickaway Manor in Circleville, Ohio. He was born November 5, 1918 in Wellston, Ohio to the late William and Margaret Coyle Gallivan. Bill was a 1936 graduate of Wellston High School and a veteran of the United States Army,… Read More »

Lois F. Dunn

Lois F. Dunn, age 83, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, January 28 at Dublin Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born on January 2, 1931 in Glouster, Ohio and lived in Jackson since 2011. Lois graduated from Glouster High School and later earned a Teaching Certificate from Ohio University. She met her husband… Read More »

Edith V. Spears

Edith V. Spears, 89, of Gallipolis, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Four Winds Community Nursing Home, Jackson, Ohio. She was born June 27, 1925 in Grundy, Virginia, daughter of the late Joseph H. and Mary E. Williams Sturgeon. Edith married Roy Spears and he preceded her in death on October 18, 1990.… Read More »

Viola A. Trace

Viola A. Trace, age 80, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at her daughter’s residence. She was born February 27, 1933 in Carter County, Kentucky to the late Charles and Minnie (Ratliff) Nichols. She is survived by two sons, Eugene (Shirley) Harmon and William (Missy) Harmon both of Jackson, Ohio; three daughters,… Read More »

Marcella Ferne Delaney

Marcella Ferne Delaney, age 82, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Holzer Health Systems of Jackson. She was born January 5, 1932 in Oak Hill, Ohio to Homer and Lula (Boggs) Yates. She was well known for transporting children to and from Hope Haven and J-Vac Industries for many years.… Read More »

Ada Herd Horton

A memorial service for Ada Herd Horton, age 95, of Wellston, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston with Pastor Brian Vinson and John Pelletier, CLP officiating. Calling hours will be held one hour prior to the service. Private burial will be held in the Ridgewood Cemetery. In… Read More »

Harry Erwin

Harry A. Erwin, age 91, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Monday, January 27, 2014 at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born November 7, 1922 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania to the late Harry L. and Elsie (Scott) Erwin. He and his late wife, Grace B. Erwin came to Jackson, November of 1960 and… Read More »

Franklin Ray Rapp

Franklin Ray Rapp, age 62, of Jackson, Ohio passed away at his residence on Friday, January 24, 2014. He was born October 24, 1951 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Franklin M. and Darlene Rapp. Frank was a 1969 graduate of Wellston High School, and a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served… Read More »

Thelma E. Chose

Thelma E. Chose, age 92, of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born August 24, 1921 in Mechanicsburg, PA to the late Joseph A. Moyer and Florence E. Wagner Moyer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy; brothers: Newton, Grant and… Read More »

Keith Allen Ousley

Keith Ousley, 51, of McArthur, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Keith attended Wellston High School where he was a stand-out baseball player. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Keith enjoyed spending time with his family and his beloved dog, Max. He is survived by his son, Ryan; grandson, CJ; and his mother,… Read More »

Don ( “Donnie” ) Leo Burns

Don “Donnie” Leo Burns, 57, of Wilkesville, Ohio, went home to be with his Lord Wednesday, January 22, 2014 in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born May 12, 1956 in McArthur, Ohio, son of the late Robert Leslie and Juanita Violet (Jeffers) Burns. Reared on the family farm near Radcliff, Ohio, he graduated… Read More »