Monthly Archives: June 2019

Shirlene Davis Sherwood

Shirlene Davis Sherwood, age 81, of Wellston, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019, at Four Winds Community in Jackson, Ohio.  She was born Dec. 2, 1937 in Ryan, Oklahoma to the late Efford Andy Breeze and Thelma Annalee Smith Breeze.  Shirlene was a 1955 graduate of Wellston High School.  She was the former secretary/bookkeeper for… Read More »

Orville Lewis Dearth

Orville Lewis Dearth, age 70, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019. He was born Nov. 3, 1948 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Orville Dearth, Jr. and Mildred (Mitchem) Dearth. He is survived by his wife, Patti (Farley) Dearth; son, Chance Dearth (Kelsey); step-sons, Gunnar Dearth (Taylor) and John Farley (Patty);… Read More »

Margaret M. “Peggy” Larkin Patton

Margaret M. “Peggy” Larkin Patton, age 62, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  She was born March 8, 1957 in Baltimore, Maryland, daughter of the late James Thomas Larkin and Ellen Mary Simpson Larkin.  Peggy was a homemaker whose passion was fishing,… Read More »

Patricia K. Bailey

Patricia K. Bailey, age 71, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Berger Health System in Circleville, Ohio. She was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on March 12, 1948 to the late Jesse W. Hurd and Irma (Martin) Hurd. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E.… Read More »

Wilma Jane (Brown) Dawson

Wilma Jane (Brown) Dawson, age 79, of Marion, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Wilma was born in Jackson, Ohio on July 30, 1939 to the late Vern Erwin and Electa (Folden) Brown.  Wilma attended Oak Hill High School where she graduated as Valedictorian of her class.  Wilma moved to… Read More »

Barbara K. (O’Banion) Mullins

Barbara K. (O’Banion) Mullins, beloved wife and cherished mother and “Gigi,” age 68, of Jackson, went to be an angel on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.  She was born on Feb. 10, 1951 in Connersville, IN to the late Phyllis (Martindale) and Estil O’Banion.  She was the second of four… Read More »

Catherine “Kitty” (Meacham) Hull

Catherine “Kitty” (Meacham) Hull, age 90, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 22, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 21, 1928 to the late Jud and Ruth Elizabeth (Poe) Meacham. She enjoyed playing bingo at the DAV and Sts. Peter and Paul and loved helping with her grandchildren and… Read More »

John D. Fugett

John D. Fugett, age 76, of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born in Jackson, Ohio on Sept. 29, 1942, to the late Lester Claude Fugett and Thelma Ethel (Cottle) Fugett.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his… Read More »

Melanie Lee Whaley

Melanie Lee Whaley, age 61 of Athens was born April 15th, 1958, to Mayford and Mary Anne Whaley at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She also was known as Mel, mom, ma or smellanie. She won her battle to cancer on June 20th, 2019, at 7:25 a.m. at Edgewood Manor in Wellston, Ohio surrounded… Read More »

Donna L. Dye

Donna L. Dye, age 83, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Edgewood Manor in Wellston. She was born March 21, 1936, in Weirton, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Henry H. Hale and Margaret Thompson Hale. Following 30 years of service, Donna retired from Kroger, where she was employed in Chillicothe for… Read More »

Michael Todd Rowland

Michael Todd Rowland, age 54 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on Sept. 12, 1964 to the late Morlen J. Rowland and Shirley J. (Turvey) Rowland, who survives. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Tonya M. (Brown) Rowland; sons, Michael G. Rowland and… Read More »

Nancy L. Loudermilk

Nancy L. Loudermilk, age 69, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio. She was born March 2, 1950, in Dundas, Ohio, daughter of the late Leo C. Steele and Sadie Ousley Steele. Nancy was a loving homemaker, wife, mother, and grandmother, whose passion in life was her family. As… Read More »

Robert Russell Hayth

Robert Russell, D.J. Rockin’ Rob, Hayth, of Jackson, passed away on June 15, 2019. He was born on April 3, 1963 to Donna “Ruth” Hayth and the late Robert Hayth. Rob was a 1982 graduate of Wellston High School. He loved to cook and enjoyed the outdoors, landscaping, kayaking, and bicycling. He was also known… Read More »

Cecil Thomas McCorkle

Cecil Thomas McCorkle, age 93, of Oak Hill, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at Oakwood Community in Jackson. He was born Nov. 21, 1925, in Lawrence County to the late George and Goldie (Brown) McCorkle.  He was a WWII veteran of the United States Navy, serving in Hawaii and the Pacific Ocean. He retired as a… Read More »

Brenda M. Dickens

Brenda M. Dickens, age 69, of Wellston passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born July 12, 1949 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Frederick “Rick” Bishop and Lucille Whetstone Bishop. Brenda was a former Fuller Brush Products salesperson and Avon lady. She always enjoyed visiting with and… Read More »