Monthly Archives: September 2017

Robert (Bob) Lee Whitt

Robert “Bob” Lee Whitt, age 74, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 at Holzer of Jackson. He was born Sept. 22, 1943 in Firebrick, Ohio to the late Walter and Nora (Brofford) Whitt. Bob is survived by his wife of 53 years, Shirley Davis Whitt; his children: Julia (Ronnie) Johnson and… Read More »

Darrell Delano Tilley

Darrell Delano Tilley, age 61, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at Heartland of Jackson. He was born March 24, 1956 to the late Donald and Phyllis Smith Tilley. He was preceded in death by sisters, Lisa Matthews, Bessie Hart, and Patricia Tilley; and second wife, Janet Carter Hahn Tilley. Darrell is survived… Read More »

Jerry Allen Barnhill

Jerry Allen Barnhill, age 27, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. He was born Jan. 19, 1990 in Columbus, Ohio. Allen was a 2008 graduate of Wellston High School, where he was a member of the WHS Wrestling Team and was honored for his wrestling abilities. Allen’s idol was none other than WWE… Read More »

Christopher David McCain

Christopher David McCain, age 25, of Oak Hill, passed away at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. He was born Aug. 19, 1992 in Gallipolis, Ohio to David and Crystal McCain who survive. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his two brothers, Curtis and Daniel, both of Oak Hill; his wife, Kristen… Read More »

Kathy Lynn Fox

Kathy Lynn Fox, age 63, of Jackson, passed away Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 at her residence with her husband by her side. She was born on Feb. 7, 1954 to the late Robert Smith and Genevieve Mannering in Oak Hill, Ohio. Besides her parents, Kathy was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Stample. She… Read More »

Gertrude Monk Reed

Gertrude Monk Reed, age 88 passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Edgewood Manor in Wellston. She was born on July 30, 1929 to the late John Monk and Letha Kelsey Barker in Delaware, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Frank Allen and four siblings. Gertrude is survived by sons,… Read More »

Carolyn Lou Allen

Carolyn Lou Allen, age 72 of Jackson passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Holzer Medical Center of Jackson. She was born January 28, 1945 in Ironton, Ohio to the late Lindsey Wilson and Bada Morgan Bowen. She loved playing bingo and spending time with her family. She is survived by her children: Christina… Read More »

Bill Starkey

Bill Starkey, 86, passed away peacefully at his home in Wellston on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. He was born in Wellston on May 11, 1931, to the late Homer and Marie Waugh Starkey. He was a 1949 graduate of Wellston High School and married Shirley Kinsel Starkey, his wife for 62 years. They had two… Read More »

April Dawn Jeffries Arthur

April Dawn Jeffries Arthur, age 41, of Thurman, passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born April 21, 1976 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Michael D. Jeffries and Debra L. Edgington Jeffries. April was a 1994 graduate of Wellston High School and attended The University of Rio Grande.… Read More »

Gary Keith “Dude” Davis

Gary Keith “Dude” Davis, age 27, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at his home. He was born Nov. 26, 1989 in Chillicothe, Ohio to William E. Davis and Karen K. Cundiff Davis. Gary was a certified electrician who was formerly employed with Strike Construction. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, sky diving and scuba… Read More »

Wesley S. Hershberger

Wesley S. Hershberger, 56, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Friday morning very suddenly of a heart attack Sept. 22, 2017 at his home. He was born in Holmes County, Ohio Jan. 29, 1961 to Simon S. and Ada S. (Yoder) Hershberger. He was married to Verba J. Yoder, and she survives. He was a… Read More »

Carl Richard “Rick” Browning

Carl Richard “Rick” Browning, age 64, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He was born Dec. 12, 1952 in Mingo County, West Virginia. Rick was a workaholic who enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a retired coal miner… Read More »

Eloise Aldridge Sharp

Eloise Aldridge Sharp, age 83, of Oak Hill, Ohio, went to be with her Lord on Sept. 20, 2017. She was born Feb. 28, 1934 in Lawrence County, Ohio to the late Fred and Viola (Russell) Aldridge. She is survived by John W. Sharp, her husband of 63 years; her son, Rickey (Brenda) Sharp; four… Read More »

Robert “Duke” Rhodes

Robert “Duke” Rhodes, age 91, of Coalton, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born March 24, 1926 in Columbus, Ohio to the late John and Sophia (Rowe) Rhodes. He is survived by his daughters, Kathy Lynn Miller, of Coalton, and Janice Rhodes, of Jackson; eight… Read More »

Doris Marie McGuire

On Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at 12:45 p.m., Heaven gained another angel with the passing of Doris Marie (Miller) McGuire, at Four Winds Nursing Facility after an extended illness. Doris was born June 27, 1947 to the late William E. Miller, Sr. and Lectle Mae (Hinkley) Miller. She married Donnie McGuire on Feb. 6, 1989… Read More »