Monthly Archives: April 2015

Emma Jane Conley

Emma Jane Conley, age 91, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2015 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born January 9, 1924 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Lewis and Recie (Christian) Oiler. She is survived by daughter, Carole (Dan) Brown of Oak Hill, Ohio; sons, Lloyd Alan (DeeJay) Conley of… Read More »

Tressa (Keels) Davis

Tressa (Keels) Davis, 91, died at Jenkins Care Community on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. She was a resident of Triumph Street in Jackson for nearly 50 years. She was born November 29, 1923 in Washington Township in Lawrence County, to the late Clem and Gail (Watson) Keels. Tressa is survived by daughters, Linda (Jim) Ragland… Read More »

Terry Hughes

Terry Hughes, 68, of Oak Hill, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Heartland of Jackson. He was born August 29, 1946 in Jackson County, to the late James and Grace (Rawlins) Hughes. He was a Vietnam War Army Veteran. He is survived by son, Chris (Kim) Hughes of Chillicothe; grandsons, Wes and Kyle; sister,… Read More »

Samuel “Sammy” Bevard, Jr.

Samuel “Sammy” Bevard, Jr., age 45, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the Mt. Carmel Hospital West in Columbus, Ohio. He was born May 27, 1969 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Samuel Bevard, Sr. and Ruth Ann Jarvis Bevard. Sammy was a 1987 graduate of Wellston High School and was a Union brick… Read More »

Richard R. Hammond

Richard R. Hammond, age 86, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015 at Zusman Hospice of Columbus, Ohio. He was born April 20, 1929 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Fred and Lydia (Howell) Hammond. Richard retired from Frick Gallagher Manufacturing Company of Wellston, Ohio. He was a member of Trinity Wesleyan… Read More »

Mark A. Russell

Mark A. Russell, age 57, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015 at the Maple Hills Nursing Facility in McArthur, Ohio. He was born May 13, 1957 in Oak Hill, Ohio. He worked at the Jackson Plastic Plant for 25 years, enjoyed watching Nascar and working on his 1971 Dodge Demon, in which he… Read More »

Kenneth Brown Lorbach

Kenneth Brown Lorbach, age 88, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015 at Four Winds Community of Jackson after a four-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born March 3, 1927 in Stockdale, Ohio to the late Damon and Ruhama (Brown) Lorbach. Kenneth’s family moved to Jackson in 1940. He graduated from Jackson High School in… Read More »

Carl “Steve” Martin

Carl “Steve” Martin, age 60, of Wellston, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, April 25, 2015, at his home. He was born May 6, 1954 in Wellston, Ohio, the son of the late Homer A. Martin and Mary Elizabeth Rasp Martin Darnell. Steve was retired from General Mills, where he was employed for over 20 years, and… Read More »

John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones, age 89, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015 at his home. He was born in Herndon, West Virginia on July 20, 1925 to the late Jesse (a Confederate soldier) and Maude (DeBord) Jones. He is survived by daughters, Joan P. (Jones) Wolf, Jackie P. Jones, Joyce P. Jones, Juanita (Jones)… Read More »

Douglas Dean Ward

Douglas Dean Ward, 54, of McArthur, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. He was born February 23, 1961 in Logan, son of Clarence “Beanie” and Jean Sowers Ward of McArthur. Doug was an expeditor. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Valerie (Mike) Dixon… Read More »

Larry Brooks

Larry E. (Tuffy) Brooks, age 77, of Oak Hill, formerly of the Glen Roy area, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015 after a lengthy illness. He was born May 12, 1937 in Glen Roy, Ohio to the late Archie and Margaret (Deck) Brooks. Larry was a 1956 graduate of Coalton High School. He worked several… Read More »

Raymond Eugene Vititoe, Jr.

Mr. Raymond Eugene Vititoe, Jr., age 69, of Jonesborough, TN, passed away from complications of Alzheimer’s disease Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Higdon, Alabama at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Kristi Vititoe. Mr. Vititoe was born in Gallipolis, Ohio and was the son of the late Raymond and Mary Corvin Vititoe.… Read More »

Helen Davis Cartwright

Helen Davis Cartwright, 101, passed away on April 15, 2015 in North Port, Florida. Helen was born in Wellston, Ohio in 1913 to the late Laura and William Davis. She wed Edward Cartwright in 1934 and was married 62 years before his death in 1996. Following Ed’s retirement they moved to Stuart, Florida. Since 2013… Read More »

Mona Flax

Mona Flax, age 70, passed away on her 70th birthday, April 16, 2015, at the James Cancer Hospital. She was born in Jackson, Ohio, in 1945 to Levert and Edna Mae (Gregory) Hutchison, who preceded her in death. Mona is survived by her sister, Anna Roshon; husband, Richard Flax; daughter, Melea Blaskovich; sons, David (Tracey)… Read More »

Sherman Manns, Jr.

Sherman Manns Jr., age 52, passed away at The Ohio State University Medical Center on Saturday, April 18, 2015. He was born in London, Ohio on March 10, 1963 to Sherman Manns Sr., and Shirley (Puckett) Manns. Sherman loved to hunt and fish, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was a forklift… Read More »