Monthly Archives: July 2019

Floyd Rose

Floyd Rose, age 72, of Jackson, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.  He was born April 11, 1947 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to the late Jesse and Alice (Miller) Rose. He is survived by his wife of almost 51 years, Deborah (Foster) Rose; daughters, Jennifer (Kenneth) Evans, Jessica (Pat) Wills;… Read More »

Geraldine “Jeri” Keeton

Geraldine “Jeri” Keeton, age 62, of Wellston, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 at Four Winds in Jackson.  She was born March 8, 1957 in Wellston to the late Clarence Adkins and Nora Mae (Faulk) Aldridge. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Vivian Moore, Donald Adkins, Larry Lee… Read More »

Roger “Hodge” Underwood

Roger “Hodge” Underwood, age 67, of Oak Hill passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019 at his home.  He was born May 19, 1952 in Oak Hill to the late Frank and Effie (Louderback) Underwood.   He is survived by his loving cousin, Rhonda (Tim) ONeal, and her children, Patsy, Katie and Addie; close friend that… Read More »

Mona Mae Leach Dobbins

Mona Mae Leach Dobbins, age 90, of Jackson, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. She was born Feb. 10, 1929 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Dallas Gerald Leach, Sr. and Sarah Augusta (Wills) Leach. Mona graduated from Washington Township School with the… Read More »

Shirley (Sickles) Wilson

Shirley (Sickles) Wilson, age 71, of Jackson, passed away unexpectedly at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. She was born in Jackson County, Ohio on March 26, 1948 to Ira Sickles and Judith (Parks) Sickles. She was preceded in death by her father, Ira Sickles, her sister, Pattie… Read More »

Robert “Bob” E. Auxier

Rev. Robert “Bob” E. Auxier, age 73, of Jackson, Ohio, unexpectedly went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 24, 2019 at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio.  Bob was born May 9, 1946 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Ora “Oss” and Nona Auxier.  Bob is survived by his wife of 35… Read More »

Pauline Hall

Pauline Hall, age 64, of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2019 at the Holzer Medical Center ER in Gallipolis. She was born on Jan. 3, 1955 in Inez, Kentucky to the late Everett Sweeney and Eula (Witt) Sweeney. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters: Sharon K.… Read More »

Rosie E. Wagner

Rosie E. Wagner, age 76, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio.  She was born May 17, 1943 in Knox County, Kentucky, daughter of the late Taylor Hibbard and Amelia Proffitt Hibbard.  Rosie was a loving homemaker and mother who raised six children and worked hard… Read More »

Lawrence “Owen” French

Lawrence “Owen” French, age 93 years, passed away peacefully at his “Columbus home” surrounded by his family on the morning of Saturday, July 20, 2019.  Owen was born on Sept. 20, 1925, in Middleport, Ohio, to parents Clyde and “Etta” French. Owen relocated to Jackson, Ohio, in 1939, and began his freshman year at Jackson… Read More »

Morgan Leslie Reese

Morgan Leslie Reese, age 78, of Texas, formerly of Jackson, passed away Saturday, July 20 2019 at the VA Hospital in Chillicothe.  He was born in Oak Hill to the late William Everett and Alma (Leslie) Reese. He is survived by his wife of 36 wonderful years, Patricia “Patty” (Dillinger) Reese; children, Todd (Hope) Helman… Read More »

Thomas D. Riffle, III

Thomas D. Riffle, III, age 45, of Wellston, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 21, 2019, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  He was born Nov. 23, 1973 in Chillicothe, Ohio to Thomas D. Riffle, Jr. and Martha Peoples Riffle Corvin.  Tommy was a 1992 graduate of Wellston High School, where… Read More »

Charles L. McCoppin

Charles L. McCoppin, age 89, of Hamden, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Jenkins Care Community in Wellston.  He was born June 3, 1930 in Columbus, Ohio.  Charlie was a 1948 graduate of Hamden High School and a veteran of the United States Army, who served during the Korean War.  He was a former… Read More »

Juanita J. Forshey

Juanita J. Forshey, age 85, of Jackson, went to be with the Lord peacefully at home on Sunday, July 21, 2019.  She was born May 8, 1934 in Jackson, to the late Ernest and Statia (Bowman) Henderson.  She is survived by her children: sons, Ernest (Tina) Forshey of Jackson, John (Janet) Forshey of Jackson, Dale… Read More »

Steven Allen Hamilton, Sr.

Steven Allen Hamilton, Sr., age 61, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.  He was born in Gallipolis on Nov. 23, 1957 to the late Carl and Betty (Hall) Hamilton. He is survived by his wife, Karen (Myers) Hamilton; his sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Jim Pratt; his children,… Read More »

Mary Alice Malone

Mary Alice Malone, age 84, of Jackson, passed away at Jenkins Care Community on Friday, July 19, 2019.  She was born in Jackson County on Sept. 26, 1934 to the late Albert and Bessie (Whaley) Hughes.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Donald Malone; brothers, Ralph Hughes,… Read More »