Daily Archives: September 9, 2015

Selma Lucille (Strickland) Yates

Selma Lucille (Strickland) Yates, age 87, of Oak Hill, Ohio, peacefully went to be with her Lord and best friend on Monday evening, September 7, 2015. Selma was surrounded by family at the SOMC Hospice House in Portsmouth, Ohio when she succumbed to several months of failing health. Born to Pete and Viola Strickland on… Read More »

Joseph W. Van Allen

Joseph W. Van Allen, 90, of Wellston, passed away Monday, August 31, 2015 at Maple Hills Nursing Home in McArthur. He was born November 13, 1924 in Columbus, son of the late Marcus Van Allen and Mae Dennison Brown. Joe was married to the late Betty F. Hensler Van Allen. He was a former painter… Read More »

Gregory W. “Fish” Bishop

Gregory W. “Fish” Bishop, age 56, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2015 at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio. He was born February 16, 1959 in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late Carl Bishop and Verona VanBibber Stevens Bishop. Greg was a 1977 graduate of Wellston High School. He was a former carpenter… Read More »

Donald U. Woodruff

Donald U. Woodruff, age 92, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 at his residence. He was born in Wellston, Ohio, on July 10, 1923. He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Blanche (Garrett) Woodruff; stepfather, Leonard Forshey; son, Wendell Woodruff; grandson, Jonathan Wright; three brothers: Lawrence, Claude Jr. and… Read More »

Emily Pauline Short

Emily Pauline Short, age 30, was born October 29, 1984. She was a 2003 graduate from Jackson High School and Buckeye Hills Career Center. Emily passed away unexpectedly early Saturday morning on September 5, 2015. She is preceded in death by her beloved mother, Martha Short, her grandparents, Lloyd and Pauline Short, and her grandparents,… Read More »