Monthly Archives: October 2019

Beulah M. (Wright) Bentley

Beulah M. (Wright) Bentley, age 97, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Lucasville, Ohio, after an extended illness.  She was born April 21, 1922 to the late Frank P. and America (Potter) Wright of Neon, Kentucky.  She was such a wonderful Saint of God, a great prayer… Read More »

Dawn Maxine (Dye) Walker

Dawn Maxine (Dye) Walker, age 93, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 11, 2019. She passed away in her home near Thurman, OH, after an extended illness. Dawn was born on March 7, 1926, in Carpenter, OH, to the late Dale Wise Dye and Keziah (Katie) Josephine Dye. She was one of… Read More »

Melvin Willard Jenkins

Melvin Willard Jenkins, age 75, of Jackson, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  He was born Jan. 18, 1944 in Coalton, Ohio, son of the late Orvie Edsel and Ival Speakman Jenkins. Melvin was a 1962 graduate of Coalton High School, and a veteran… Read More »

Martha “Marty” Anne Reese Miller

Martha “Marty” Anne Reese Miller, age 91, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at her home in Oak Hill after an extended illness. She was born on Jan. 28, 1928 to the late Delbert and Dorothy Reese. On July 24, 1953, she married Dwight J. Miller, who preceded her in death on April 13,… Read More »

Peggy Ann McCormick

Peggy Ann McCormick, age 77, was born on Nov. 23, 1941 and passed peacefully at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. She was preceded in death by parents, Isaac and Belva (Yearian) McCormick; two brothers, James McCormick and Talmer McCormick; three sisters, Blanche Kanouse, Stella Salyers and Virginia Bitner; and one great-grandchild, Madison Cooper.… Read More »

Rodger C. “Tug” Hensley

Rodger C. “Tug” Hensley, born to Clifford Hensley and Helen Arlene (Collins) Hensley on May 8, 1942, passed peacefully from this world on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Velda Lou Jordan.  Rodger was loved by many family members, brothers, sisters,… Read More »

Norma Ruth Adams

Norma Ruth Adams, born July 10, 1925, in Mingo Junction, Ohio, to the late John and Mayme Collins, passed away October 8, 2019, at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston, Ohio. Norma spent most of her life as a resident of Wellston and Jackson, Ohio, save for a few years during World War II when… Read More »

Barbara Lynn Davis Thomas

Barbara Lynn Davis Thomas passed away suddenly Monday morning, Oct. 7, 2019 at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia.  She was preceded in death by husband: Fred Steven Thomas; father: Malchom Davis Sr.; grandparents: Oscar and Alberta Stapleton; and paternal grandparents: Roscoe and Mary Davis. She is survived by one son: Fred Thomas II… Read More »

Joann Michael

Joann Michael, age 88, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at her home in Jackson, Ohio.  She was born Sept. 29, 1931 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, daughter of the late Donald Cahill and Margaret Vannata Blue. Joann retired from the West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2010 following 35 years of service. … Read More »

Jason Matthew Cook

Jason Matthew Cook, age 47, of Jackson, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. He was born Oct. 25, 1971 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Larry and Bonnie Leffler Cook.  Jason was a veteran of the United States Army, and attended The Rock Church in Parkersburg where he also worked part-time. In his free time, he enjoyed… Read More »

Terry R. Miller

Terry R. Miller, age 55, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away in a car accident on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019.  He was born Nov. 28, 1963 in Columbus, Ohio to Anna Marie (Wallace) Miller and the late Dennis Dale Miller, Sr.  He is survived by his mother, Anna Marie; his wife, Jonita; daughter, Cindy; and… Read More »

Richard Allen Berry

Richard Allen Berry, age, 71, passed peacefully into the arms of his Savior on Sept. 19, 2019, at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD, surrounded by family and medical staff due to an automobile accident in the Baltimore area. He is survived by wife of 50 years, Janet L. (McClure) Berry; sons,… Read More »

Herby E. Conn

Herby E. Conn, age 85, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Edgewood Manor in Wellston.  He was born March 1, 1934 in West Union, Ohio, son of the late Estil and Eliza (Stewart) Conn. Herby was a veteran of the United States Army, who served overseas in Germany from 1956-1958. He was… Read More »

Harold R. Gilliam

Harold R. Gilliam, 84, of Richwood, Ohio, formerly of Jackson, died peacefully Friday evening, Oct. 4, 2019 at the Prestige Gardens in Marysville. He was born Dec. 10, 1934 in Minford to the late John and Donna (Wheeler) Gilliam. He was also preceded in death by his first wife Jill (Weberly) Gilliam; two brothers: Ervin… Read More »

John E. “Johnny” Womeldorf, Jr.

John E. “Johnny” Womeldorf, Jr., age 53, of Wellston, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.  He was born April 13, 1966 in Columbus, Ohio, to John E. Womeldorf, Sr. and Charlotte A. “Sherry” McIntire Womeldorf.  Johnny was a 1984 graduate of Vinton County High School and Buckeye Hills Career Center.  While in school, he… Read More »