Monthly Archives: February 2016

Nona Joye Saltsman

Nona Joye Saltsman, age 86, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2016, at the Huston’s Nursing Home in Hamden. She was born January 4, 1930 in Columbus, Ohio, daughter of the late Harry Clyde Womeldorf and Garnet Reed Womeldorf. Joye was a 1947 graduate of Wellston High School. She was a loving wife, mother,… Read More »

Rosemary McClaskey

Rosemary McClaskey, age 72, of Coalton, Ohio, passed away at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, February 27, 2016. She was born September 11, 1943 in Coalton, Ohio to Robert H. Jones and Evelyn M. (Weisenberger) Jones, both of whom preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were sisters, Dottie Lavonne “Bonnie”… Read More »

Randall Lindsay Ponn

Randall Lindsay Ponn, 58, of Wilkesville, Ohio, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016 at his home. He was born August 22, 1957, in Wellston, Ohio to Clair Lindsay Ponn of Wilkesville, Ohio and the late Elizabeth “Betty” Fitzpatrick Ponn. Randall is survived by sons: Clayton (Margaret Betts) Ponn of Hamden, Ohio, Roy (Kelly) Ponn of… Read More »

Wilma Caldwell

Wilma Caldwell, age 86, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016. She was born December 24, 1929 in Scioto County, Ohio to the late William H. and Etna (Sissel) Cooper. She is survived by her children: Donald Caldwell, Charles Caldwell, Richard Caldwell, Gail (Roger) Gieke, Cindy (Tom) Ramsey, Barb (Jamie) Sciacca, and… Read More »

Mary Ann Jarvis

Mary Ann Jarvis, age 66, of McArthur, passed away peacefully Monday, February 22, 2016 at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. She was born May 22, 1949 in McArthur, Ohio to the late Leo R. Gregory and Margaret A. Risner Gregory. Mary Ann was a 1967 graduate of Vinton County High School. She… Read More »

Brenda Lynn McManus

Brenda Lynn McManus, age 62, of Hamden, passed away Saturday morning, February 20, 2016, at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. She was born March 29, 1953 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late James P. McManus, Sr. and Eula M. Bayes McManus. Brenda was a 1971 graduate of Vinton County High School. She was an… Read More »

Randy Exline

Randy Exline, age 58, of Jackson, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 19, 2016 after battling cancer. He was a 1977 graduate of Jackson High School and a lifelong Jackson resident. He worked for many years in the grocery business at Henry’s IGA and Kroger. Anyone that knew him knew what… Read More »

Mildred “Kay” Moore

Mildred “Kay” Moore, age 73, of Jackson, passed away at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston on Thursday, February 18, 2016. She was born in Jackson County on June 15, 1942. Her parents, Robert and Evelyn Hill and Lowell and Virginia Hartley; two brothers, Keith Hill and Steve Hill, and one sister, Patsy Glandon, preceded… Read More »

Marjorie Ely Burke

Marjorie Ely Burke, 95, of Wellston, passed away, following a brief illness, on Monday, February 15, 2016, at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. She was born on May 9, 1920 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Fred and Vonnie (Melvin) Ely. Marjorie was a 1938 graduate of Wellston High School. She was a lifelong… Read More »

Frederick James Rollins

Frederick James Rollins, age 48, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Friday, February 12, 2016 at his home. He was born July 2, 1967 in Columbus, Ohio to Burl and Sharlene (Ramey) Rollins who survive. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his ex-wife, Stephaine Rollins; his children: Amanda, Timmy, and Heather; grandchildren: Allysa,… Read More »

Donald Eugene Smith

Donald Eugene Smith, 79, of Oak Hill, Ohio died at 9:20 p.m. Thursday, February 11, 2016 in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born July 7, 1936 in Oak Hill, Ohio, the son of the late James Smith and Gladys (Hill) Smith. Surviving are his significant other, Dorothy Dixon; two sons, Mark Smith, of… Read More »

Forrest “Perk” E. McCain

Forrest “Perk” E. McCain, age 86, of Oak Hill, passed away Friday, February 12, 2016 at Heartland of Jackson. He was born February 3, 1930 in Oak Hill to the late Fred and Nora (Humphreys) McCain. Perk served in the Army during the Korean War and also was a past commander of the Legion of… Read More »

Hannah Nicole Michael

Hannah Nicole Michael, age 14, of Dundas, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, February 11, 2016 at her home. She was born March 17, 2001 at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio to Brad D. Michael and Joanna L. Ward Michael. Hannah was a very creative young lady, whose talents included fashion design,… Read More »

Matthew E. Harris

Matthew E. Harris, 51, of Wellston, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born on February 16, 1964 in Vinton County, Ohio, son of the late William “Willie” and Dorothy Harris. Matthew (along with his brother Sammy) was most well-known for his ability to mow lawns, always… Read More »

Emma L. (Strange) Miller

Emma L. (Strange) Miller, age 80, of Jackson, Ohio and formerly of Ironton, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born September 23rd, 1935 to the late Robert and Winnie (Mullins) Strange. She was a member of the Lighthouse Baptist… Read More »