Monthly Archives: January 2017

James W. “Jim” Holtz

James W. “Jim” Holtz, age 75, of Hamden, passed away Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 at his home. He was born Sept. 18, 1941 in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late James Christopher Holtz and Nadine Virginia Ogle Holtz. Jim was a 1959 graduate of Wellston High School and a veteran of the United States Army… Read More »

Donald Eugene Tobert, Sr.

Donald Eugene Tobert, Sr., age 78, went home to be with Jesus at his home with family on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. He was born Oct. 5, 1938 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late John and Marie (Canter) Tobert. He was a graduate of Oak Hill High School and proudly served his country in… Read More »

Marvin R. Seymour

Marvin R. Seymour, age 73, of Hamden, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 29, 2017 at his home. He was born March 21, 1943 in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late James R. Seymour and Gladys V. Young Seymour. Marvin was a 1961 graduate of Wellston High School. He retired as a supervisor from General Mills,… Read More »

Michael D. Meacham

Michael D. Meacham, age 55, of Wellston, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on June 13, 1961 to the late Raymond and Esther (Coyan) Drake. He is survived by his daughters, Angela (Brian) Occidental and Alisha (Brent) Watterson; brothers, Steve… Read More »

Anthony Austin Meadows

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, Anthony Austin Meadows, age 18, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away due to a heroin overdose. Anthony was born on Oct. 16, 1998 in Chillicothe, Ohio. Anthony attended Jackson High School. Anthony was charismatic, fun-loving, and had a heart of gold. He loved his family and friends. He also enjoyed riding… Read More »

Wanda Mae Dunlap

Wanda Mae Dunlap, age 65, of Londonderry, passed away Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1951 in Jackson County, Ohio, daughter of the late Robert and Loretta Gee Morgan. Wanda Mae was a 1969 graduate of Vinton County High School and she recently retired from General Mills where she… Read More »

Maxine Zimmerman Grierson

Maxine Zimmerman Grierson, age 90, passed away Jan. 19, 2017, in Tuscon, AZ. Born Dec. 12, 1926, in Jackson County, OH, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Marie Rawlins. She was born and raised in Wellston and lived there for many years, prior to moving to Tuscon in 1966. She was a… Read More »

Donald E. Rister

Donald E. Rister, age 56, of Portsmouth, Ohio passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth. He was born September 8, 1960 in Portsmouth, Ohio, raised by his maternal grandparents, Willard and Hattie Rister. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Mary (Ankrom) Rister, of Portsmouth; children, Kristina… Read More »

George C. Brown

George C. Brown, age 60, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 at his home. He was born June 16, 1956 in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late Merrill and Irene Knox Brown. George was a former employee of OSCO Industries in Jackson. He enjoyed shooting pool, hunting, watching NASCAR and football games on… Read More »

Scott A. Lambert

Scott “Scotty” A. Lambert, age 50, of Jackson, Ohio, went to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones at home. He was born Jan. 1, 1967 in Chillicothe, Ohio. Scotty enjoyed restoring old cars with his dad and spending time with his great-niece and both great-nephews. He… Read More »

Winifred Grace Radcliff

Winifred Grace Radcliff (Cheek), age 78, of Wellston, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at Jenkins Care Community. Gracie, as she was affectionately known, will be remembered for her love of walking, baking, and spoiling her sweet Dachshund, Lady. Grace was born on Sept. 3, 1938 in Jackson. She attended Jackson High School… Read More »

Helen Griffith

Helen L. Griffith, age 84, of Wellston, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. She was born October 4, 1932 in Glenroy, Ohio to the late William Roy Trace and Hattie D. Barlow Trace. Helen was a loving homemaker who was also a former health care provider at Edgewood Manor… Read More »

Guy Floyd Kuhn

Guy Floyd Kuhn, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Guy was born October 15, 1925 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Charles and Elizabeth (Jenkins) Kuhn. He married Virginia Rose, his wife of 68 years, on May 8, 1948. Guy was an employee of Chun King and… Read More »

Fred Walton

Fred Walton, 73, of Sullivan, IL, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur. A private graveside service will be held at a later date in Wellston, OH. Arrangements were made by McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Sullivan. He was born on July 12, 1943 in Wellston, OH to Isaac & Ethel (Armstrong) Walton.… Read More »

Walter Jackson

Walter Jackson, age 79, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. He was born Jan. 21, 1937 to the late Floyd and Laura (Williams) Jackson. He is survived by his children: Scott (Lee) Jackson of Wisconsin, Linda Jackson and Tim Jackson, both of Oak Hill, Ohio; grandchildren: Justin (Samantha) Jackson of Jackson,… Read More »