Monthly Archives: December 2015

George “Ray” McKinniss

George “Ray” McKinniss, 61, of Rio Grande, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer. Ray was born May 25, 1954 in Athens, Ohio, son of the late George Bernard McKinniss and Barbara Lee McHenry McKinniss, who survives him. He married Teri… Read More »

Elizabeth Stapleton

Elizabeth B. (Boggs) Stapleton, age 80, of Oak Hill, formerly of Grove City, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky. She was born April 1, 1935 in Oak Hill to the late Homer Boggs Sr. and Irene (Oney) Boggs. Elizabeth was a cashier at Albers and Food World… Read More »

Walter E. Malone

Walter E. Malone, 82, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away on Monday evening, December 28, 2015, at Ohio Health Med Central in Mansfield, Ohio. He was born October 30, 1933, at Roads, Ohio, to the late George and Elizabeth Dunfee Malone. He was an attendant at the Gettles Service Station in Wellston before joining the U.S.Marine… Read More »

Betty Jean Mullins

Betty Jean Mullins, age 68, of Jackson, passed away on Sunday December 27, 2015 surrounded by family. She was born July 1, 1947 to the late Opal and James Samples.She is survived by her son, P.J. (Amy) Mullins; grandchildren, Makayla, Alexis, and Cierra; sister, Robin Samples; brother, Thomas (Priscilla) Samples; and a nephew, Jon Samples.Funeral… Read More »

Nancy L. Davis

Nancy L. Davis, age 65, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, December 24, 2015 surrounded by her family at Riverside Hospital. She was born November 5, 1950 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Hubert and Dorothy Davis. Nancy retired from Merita Bread Company of Orlando, Florida. She is survived by her… Read More »

Michael “Mike” Waldron

Michael “Mike” Waldron, age 64, of Cape Coral, Florida, and a former resident of Wellston, traded his earthly home for his Heavenly one, surrounded by his family on Sunday, December 27, 2015, after a long battle with a neuro/muscular disorder. He was born November 27, 1951 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Windy and Carrie… Read More »

Donald Eugene Channell

Donald Eugene Channell, age 65, of Oak Hill, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2015 at Holzer in Jackson. He was born October 31, 1950 in Jackson, the son of Wendell and Mildred (Sell) Channell. Donald was a United States Air Force veteran. He worked as a coal miner with Southern Ohio Coal. He is survived… Read More »

Walter R. Norris

Walter R. Norris, 76, of Wellston, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, December 24, 2015 at his home, with his family at his side. He was born on December 19, 1939 in Wellston, son of the late Charles and Margaret (Loudermilk) Norris. Walter previously attended Wills Chapel Church with Reverend A. B. Maloy and… Read More »

Peggy J. Wallace

Peggy J. Wallace, age 69, of Monroe Hickory Rd., Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Holzer Medical Center of Jackson. She was born in Columbus to the late Charles and Doris Frind.She is survived by her husband, Paul Wallace Sr.; three sons, Paul Jr., of Oak Hill, Jeffrey (Tina) and Michael… Read More »

Parnell Brady Jr.

Parnell Brady Jr., age 62, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015 at his residence. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on Sept. 17, 1953. He was preceded in death by his parents, Parnell Brady Sr. and Ernestine (Crabtree) Brady; a son, Joshua Brady; brothers, Donald and Jack Brady.Parnell was a forklift… Read More »

Marshall “Sam” G. Hill, Jr.

Marshall “Sam” G. Hill, Jr., 81, of Jackson, Ohio, left his earthly home for his heavenly one on Wednesday morning, December 23, 2015, at Kobacker House in Columbus, Ohio.He was born in Jackson, Ohio, on September 29, 1934, to the late Marshall and Grace Ellen Morris Hill. He loved singing and playing music, namely gospel… Read More »

Sandra Jane Arrowood

Sandra Jane Arrowood, age 53, of Jackson, Ohio, went to her heavenly home on December 22, 2015. Born in Huntington, West Virginia on March 14, 1962 to Howard (Jack) Arrowood and Freda Arrowood. Janie lived the majority of her life in Tampa, FL, relocating back to Ohio in 2010. She was a 1982 graduate of… Read More »

Kenneth Richard Israel

Kenneth Richard Israel, age 81, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at his home. He was born April 15, 1934 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Kirby and Olive (Wiseman) Israel. “Kenny” as he was known to his family was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was an avid… Read More »

Deloris E. DePue

Deloris E. DePue, age 78, of Wellston, passed away Saturday evening, December 19, 2015 at her home. She was born May 15, 1937 in McArthur, Ohio to the late John Rose and Mabel Reed Rose. Deloris was a loving homemaker who enjoyed reading, baking and sewing. She was a member of the Wellston Church of… Read More »

Marsha Karen Stone

Marsha Karen Stone, age 67, of Jackson, Ohio, left her earthly home and family for her heavenly one on December 19, 2015 at Holzer of Jackson. She was born in Paintsville, Kentucky on March 3, 1948 to the late Willard and Myrtle Conley. The family moved to Ohio when she was five. She was a… Read More »