Monthly Archives: July 2020

Joyce Louise Martin

Joyce Louise Martin, 96, passed away early Wednesday morning, July 29, 2020 at Brethren Care Village in Ashland, Ohio. She was born March 13, 1924 to Lawrence Jenkins and Norma Hood Jenkins White in Jackson, Ohio. She graduated from Jackson High School, Class of 1942. That same year, she married Harry Martin, the love of… Read More »

Christopher Michael Goheen

Christopher Michael Goheen, age 47, of Wellston, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on March 4, 1973 to the late Roger L. Goheen and Sally A. (Spencer) Goheen, who survives. Besides his parents, he is survived by his sons, Mike Aldridge and C. J. Goheen; brothers, Roger and… Read More »

Charles Thomas “Charlie” Townsend

Charles Thomas “Charlie” Townsend, age 70, of Jeffersonville, and a former resident of Wellston, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio.  He was born Sept. 13, 1949 in Columbus, Ohio, son of the late Charles Edward Townsend and Betty J. Matthews Townsend Ghearing.  Charlie was a 1967 graduate… Read More »

Lisa A. Gilliland (Skeans)

Lisa A. Gilliland (Skeans) ended her 53 years on earth and started her journey with Jesus on July 25, 2020. Lisa was born on July 5, 1967 to the late George and Viola Skeans (Tilley) in Oak Hill, Ohio. Lisa worked at Spectrum Outreach in Jackson, Ohio as an addiction counselor. One of Lisa’s greatest… Read More »

Kenneth Ray Williams, Sr.

Kenneth Ray Williams, Sr., age 74, of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at his home.  He was born Oct. 2, 1945 in Jackson County, Ohio, to the late Ethelbert Ray Williams and Wanda Marie Denny Williams.  Kenny graduated from Coalton High School with the Class of 1964.  He was a veteran of the… Read More »

Rickey L. Hensley, Sr.

Rickey L. Hensley Sr., of Oak Hill, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his loved ones in Oak Hill.  He was born March 22, 1948 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Herbert Eugene Hensley and Garnetta Joye (Marshall) Hensley. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Enid (Wallace) Hensley;… Read More »

Patricia “Patty” Kay Henry

Patricia “Patty” Kay Henry, 79, of Jackson, Ohio, went home with her Lord on Monday, July 20, 2020, at the Holzer Medical Center-Jackson ER. She was born in Wellston, Ohio, on Aug. 13, 1940, to the late Lawrence O. Thompson, Sr. and Minnie Henneman Thompson. She was a 1958 graduate of Hamden High School. She… Read More »

Irene S. Ball

Irene S. Ball unexpectedly went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, July 15, 2020.  She followed her husband, Ralph “Jake” Ball, whom she married in 1955, and her son, Scott Ball, up that heavenly stairway.  Irene also follows her parents, John and Ida Stockmeister, and her five siblings:  Mary Bogner, Leonard Stockmeister, Agnes Warner, Art… Read More »

Helen Jean Sugg

Helen Jean Sugg died peacefully at Jenkins Care Community on July 16, 2020 at the age of 89.  Though the facility was on lockdown due to Coronavirus, she was surrounded by people who cared about her.  She was born March 12, 1931 in Bowling Green to the late Henry Maury and Helen (Mansfield) Cowles. She… Read More »

Marvin Keller

Marvin Keller, age 84, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, July 14, 2020.  He was born March 23, 1936 in Minford, Ohio to the late Oren and Serena (Parker) Keller.  Marvin served four years in the United States Navy during the Korean War, aboard the USS Oriskany.  Upon his honorable discharge… Read More »

Gilbert “Ray” Williams

Gilbert “Ray” Williams, age 74, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio.  Ray was born on July 11, 1946 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Homer and Elizabeth (Rhoden) Williams of Oak Hill, Ohio. Ray spent many years in Oak Hill, Ohio and Eustis,… Read More »

Aaron Walker Kerr

Aaron Walker Kerr, age 58, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020, at his home. He was born May 21, 1962 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Larry W. Kerr and Judy Mannering Kerr. Aaron was a hard worker who loved spending time with his family and friends.  He also enjoyed woodworking, traveling, fishing, listening to… Read More »

Marion Timothy “Tim” Thompson, Sr.

Marion Timothy “Tim” Thompson, Sr., age 69, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2020, at his home.  He was born July 15, 1951 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Robert L. Thompson, Sr. and Evelyn A. Henry Thompson.  Tim was a carpenter and contractor by trade and was also a former employee of Goodyear… Read More »

James Wendell Denney Jr.

James Wendell Denney Jr., age 80, passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at the Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. He was born in Jackson, Ohio on Oct. 26, 1939 to the late James Wendell Denney Sr. and Betty (Arthur) Denney. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Madge, and a… Read More »

Earl F. Norton

Earl F. Norton, age 84, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at his home.  He was born Dec. 27, 1935 in Radcliff, Ohio to the late Harry E. Norton and Ruth Zinn Norton.  Earl was a former salesman for Oury Supply, and then later for G&M Supply, from where he retired.  You could… Read More »