Monthly Archives: January 2020

Fred Arden Riegel

Fred Arden Riegel, age 88, of Jackson, passed away Jan. 30, 2020. He was born Nov. 9, 1931 in Jackson County, Ohio to the late Walter Ben Riegel and Garnet (Martindale) Riegel. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Robert, Don and William Riegel.  He is survived by his wife of 65 years,… Read More »

Richard “Dick” Coyan

Richard “Dick” Coyan, age 88, of Circleville, formerly of Jackson, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at The Caring Touch in Lockbourne, Ohio.  He was born March 23, 1931 to the late Homer Dale and Grace (Ramsey) Coyan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his… Read More »

Larry Welch

Larry Richard Welch, age 75, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. He was born October 15th, 1944 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Clarence and Mollie (Nichols) Welch. Larry graduated from Oak Hill High School, class of 1963. He retired from AP Green in… Read More »

Gary Dale Miller

Gary Dale Miller, age 68, of Hamden, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio.  He was born Feb. 11, 1951 in Pikeville, Kentucky to the late Billy M. Miller and Wanda Neva Jo Coleman Miller.  Gary was a 1969 graduate of Wellston High School, and continued his… Read More »

Wendell W. Ellenwood

Wendell W. Ellenwood, age 98, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Wendell W. Ellenwood was born at Tom Corwin Farms and Orchards in Jackson County, Ohio, on Jan. 14, 1922. He was the son of Willard and Gertrude Wharton Ellenwood. He attended schools in Glen Roy and Colton and graduated from Wellston High… Read More »

Johanna Ruth Keiser

Johanna Ruth Keiser, 86, of Plain City, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 14, 2020.  She was born on July 29, 1933 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Charles and Lauretta (Melvin) Jones.  Johanna graduated in 1951 from Wellston High School and in 1955 from The Ohio State University.  She was a member of Chi Omega… Read More »

Samuel Paschall Turck

Samuel Paschall Turck, age 81, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at Riverside Methodist in Columbus.  He was born March 30, 1938 in Jackson to the late Hank and Sue (Clay) Turck.  He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Barbara (Stewart) Turck; children, Debbie (Dave) Hendershot, of Maryland, Judy (Gib) Kiefer,… Read More »

Johnny W. Sharp

Johnny W. Sharp left this earth on Jan. 24, 2020, to be with the Lord and his beloved wife, Eloise Aldridge Sharp who preceded him in death.  Johnny was born in Lawrence County, Ohio on Oct. 4, 1934 to the late Artie and Evelyn (Kelly) Sharp. He is survived by one son, Rickey (Brenda) Sharp;… Read More »

Ruth Elaine (Simpson) Exline

Ruth Elaine (Simpson) Exline, age 90, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at Four Winds Nursing Home surrounded by loved ones. Ruth was born April 18, 1929, to the late Orville and Ida Mae (Shook) Simpson.  She was one of 12 children and grew up on Simpson Road, where she stayed for the… Read More »

Evan Isaac “Ike” Brookins

Evan Isaac “Ike” Brookins, age 81, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at his daughter’s home in Hilliard, Ohio surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 16, 1938 a son of the late Edmund C. and Ida C. (Williams) Brookins. He was preceded in death by the love… Read More »

Rex Franklin Littlejohn

Rex Franklin Littlejohn, age 88, of Wellston, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 25, 2020, at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston, Ohio.  He was born Jan. 4, 1932 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Harry and Frances Leach Littlejohn.  Rex was a proud veteran of the United States Army who served as a train engineer… Read More »

Wilma Jean Dillon

Wilma Jean Dillon, age 79, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus.  She was born March 22, 1940 in Oak Hill to the late Clarence and Sarah Gertrude (Crabtree) Adkins.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Clarence, Carl and Robert… Read More »

Maxine Harris

Maxine Harris, age 71, of Wellston, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, from the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston.  She was born May 7, 1948 in Vinton County, Ohio to the late Pearl and Gladys Seymour.  Maxine was a 1966 graduate of Vinton County High School.  She was a… Read More »

Bruce A. Dixon

Bruce A. Dixon, 57, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away on Friday morning, Jan. 24, 2020, at his home on Glade Run Road and is now safe in the arms of Jesus. He was born in Wellston on Nov. 17, 1962, to the late Charles Thurman Dixon and Hazel Emily Patton Dixon. He was a 1982… Read More »

Mary Kay Deskins

Mary Kay Deskins, 78, of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. She was born on April 6, 1941 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Clarence and Hattie (Collins) James.  Private family arrangements have been completed, and a memorial service celebrating Mary’s life will be held… Read More »