Monthly Archives: September 2019

Nathan Dean Tilley

Nathan Dean Tilley, age 26, of Jackson, Ohio, lost his battle to cancer at home surrounded by his family. He was born at Holzer Medical Center on May 3, 1993 in Gallipolis, Ohio. Nathan knew how much his family loved him and never gave up hope. They were by his side every step of his… Read More »

Anna Mae Stiffler

Anna Mae Stiffler, age 92, of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. She was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on Aug. 19, 1927 to the late Daniel and Minerva (Leonard) Wallace. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos Ray Stiffler; a daughter,… Read More »

Floria Sue Smith

Floria Sue Smith, age 60, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Four Winds Community in Jackson, Ohio.  She was born January 15, 1959 in Dayton, Ohio, daughter of the late Ernest Huston Stacy and Mae Smith Stacy. Sue is survived by her husband, Alan R. Smith; children, Leslie Stacy, Carl Roush and… Read More »

Judy H. Neal

Judy H. Neal expired on Sept. 23 in Williamsburg, VA. She was born Jan. 3, 1928 to James A. and Prince Anne Haley in Pulaski, VA. Preceding her in death was her husband of 66 years, Wayne R. Neal; five older siblings and five younger siblings; and daughter, Linda L. Haley. Judy lived in Jackson,… Read More »

Charlotte Mae Staten

Charlotte Mae Staten, age 77, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.  She was born Aug. 29, 1942 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Paul Eugene Coppock and Lola Mae Oiler Coppock.  Following 25 years of employment, Charlotte retired from the Wellston City Schools, where she… Read More »

Charlotte Mary Cecilia (Maiberger) Black

Charlotte Mary Cecilia (Maiberger) Black, age 86, passed away Sunday, Sept. 22 at her daughter’s home in Louisville, KY.  She was born Sept. 13, 1933 to the late Anthony and Lucille (Rupprecht) Maiberger. She is survived by sons: Thomas (Pam) Black of Columbus, Ohio and John (Debbie) Black of Oak Hill, Ohio; daughters: Susan Black and Cathy… Read More »

Lonnie Dwane Kriebel

Lonnie Dwane Kriebel, 83, of Chillicothe, passed from this life at 8:31 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at Hospice of Dayton, after a brief illness. He was born Aug. 2, 1936 in Jackson County, Ohio, the son of the late Virgil R. and Isla A. (Pittenger) Kriebel.  His wife of 35 years, Shirley M. (Carter)… Read More »

Leah S. Dorsey

Leah S. Dorsey passed away on the 25th of June, 2019 in Sun City West, Arizona. She was raised in Oak Hill, Ohio. Leah was the biggest Ohio State Buckeyes fan; she also loved her dog Nina and her cat Robin. She married John Dorsey, the love of her life on Nov. 10, 1984 in… Read More »

William F. “Bill” Skaggs, Jr.

William F. “Bill” Skaggs, Jr., age 55, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio following a brief illness.  He was born Jan. 24, 1964 in Oak Hill, Ohio, son of the late William Franklin Skaggs, Sr. and Carolyn Denny Skaggs.  Bill attended Jackson High School with the… Read More »

Dorothy S. Rice

Dorothy passed away peacefully after a brief illness.  She was born in Silver Lake, Kansas, near Topeka.  Dorothy met Donald Martin Warren Rice of Toledo, Ohio at the University of Illinois. They married July 17, 1948 in Springfield, Illinois.  She and Donald lived in Missouri, Colorado and California before settling in Jackson, Ohio in 1955. … Read More »

Ella Sue Gillum

Ella Sue Gillum, age 72, of Jackson, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at her home.  She was born March 21, 1947 in Jackson, to the late Dewey and Sarah (Kelly) Cantor.  She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Grover Gillum Sr., of Jackson; children, Grover Gillum… Read More »

Donald E. Littlejohn

Donald E. Littlejohn, age 89, of Wellston, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 in Lynchburg, VA, where he had been residing with his daughter for the last two and a half years. He was born Dec. 10, 1929 in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late George Littlejohn and Bessie Green Littlejohn. Don was a 1949… Read More »

Anna Belle Linton

Anna Belle Linton, age 86, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019.  She was born Oct. 17, 1932 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Luther L. Hartley and Margaret Morris Hartley. Anna Belle was a 1950 graduate of Wellston High School. She was the former secretary at Gem Bottling Co. in Wellston for… Read More »

Carl “Butch” Williams

Carl “Butch” Williams of Manilla Philippines (formerly of Jackson) left this earth too soon on Sept. 14, 2019.       He was born on Dec. 29, 1946 to Carl L. (who preceded him) and Glenna (Foster) who survives. Those he leaves behind to miss him are his devoted wife, May, loving mother, Glenna and a dear step… Read More »

Michael Kim McNelly

Michael Kim McNelly was born Jan. 3, 1985 in Seoul, South Korea, and adopted by his parents at the age of 5, before passing away on Sept. 12, 2019. He is survived by his parents, Rick and Ellen McNelly; siblings, David McNelly, Christine (Corey) McNelly-Bradham, Tyson McNelly, Joe (Kristen) McNelly, and Tracy McNelly; as well… Read More »