Monthly Archives: August 2020

Tommy D. Lundy

Tommy Dale Lundy, 70, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 at his residence. Born July 11, 1950 in Portsmouth to the late Eugene Lundy and Pearl Leona Bowman Shoemaker Lundy, he retired from USEC in Piketon and was a farmer. Tommy was a member of Harrison Free Will Baptist Church, and was a… Read More »

Danny Everett McNeal

Danny Everett McNeal, age 67, of Oak Hill, passed away after a long battle with brain cancer on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his wife and family.  He was born Aug. 31, 1952 to the late Charles E. and Gladys (Shelton) McNeal. He is survived by his wife of almost 44… Read More »

Ruby F. (Adkins) Yates

Ruby Yates, age 84, of Jackson, passed away peacefully at Riverside Methodist Hospital on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. Ruby was born in Oak Hill on Sept. 30, 1935 to the late Clarence and Gertrude (Crabtree) Adkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Yates; her granddaughter, Kaysey Adkins;… Read More »

Hazel W. Sorrell

Hazel W. Sorrell, age 83, of Wellston, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio.  She was born on Aug. 5, 1937 in Jackson County, Ohio to the late Frank Preston Davis and Mary Elizabeth Spearry Davis.  Hazel retired from Austin Powder, where she was employed for over 30… Read More »

Verna Marie Stiltner

Our loving mother and grandmother, Verna Marie Stiltner, age 76, of Jackson, Ohio, received her wings on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. She was a graduate of Oak Hill High School and attended the Old Country Church Tabernacle. She worked at Dick Brown’s fruit farm and Oak Hill Hospital until retiring from Heartland of Jackson. Verna… Read More »

Larry Thomas Wallace

Larry Thomas Wallace, age 73, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020 at Oakwood Community Health of Jackson. He was born April 12, 1947 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Thomas J. and Dorothy F. (Allen) Wallace. Larry is survived by his wife, Karen (Staley) Wallace; daughter, Bobbi (Lee) VanAllen; grandchildren: Cody… Read More »

Elnora “Jean” (Slagle) Gray

Elnora “Jean” Gray, age 90, of Oak Hill, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020 at Oakwood Community Health.  She was born Oct. 28, 1929 in Gallia to the late James Howard and Gertrude (Howard) Slagle.  She graduated from Oak Hill High School in 1947 as valedictorian of her class.  In 1948 she married the late… Read More »

Eva F. (Lewis) Howell

Eva Faye (Lewis) Howell, born Feb. 20, 1929, died Aug. 25, 2020 at Holzer Hospital in Gallipolis. She was born in Oak Hill (Pyro), Ohio and spent the first five years of her life in Hitchens, Kentucky. The daughter of Elizabeth and James Lewis, she moved back to Ohio after her mother’s death and was… Read More »

David L. Durham

David L. Durham, age 74, of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born in Jackson County on Nov. 2, 1945 to the late Ora and Geneva (Carter) Durham. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. He is survived… Read More »

George D. Swan

George D. Swan, age 71 of Jackson, passed away on Monday, August 24, 2020. He was born on February 1, 1949 to the late Ralph D. Swan and Jeraldine (Wood) Grow. No services will be held. Arrangements are by the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home and Southern Ohio Cremation Services in Jackson. Condolences may be sent to… Read More »

Antoinette M. Sloan

Antoinette M. Sloan, age 64 of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 surrounded by her family. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on August 23, 1956 to the late James and Barbara (Bremer) Van Blarcume. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Tim. She is survived by her husband,… Read More »

Judith A. Dennett

Judith A. Dennett, age 75, of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born in Floyd County, Kentucky on Dec. 24, 1944 to the late Jeffrey and Mable Thornsberry. Judy is survived by her husband, James N. Dennett; sons: James Case and David Case (special… Read More »

Judy Rose Scott

Judy Rose Scott, age 75, of Jackson, Ohio, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020 at the Edgewood Manor in Wellston, Ohio. She was born March 21, 1945 in Jackson, Ohio, a daughter of the late William and Laura Browning Strong. She was united in marriage Feb. 20, 1964 to her husband of 38 years, Tom Scott,… Read More »

Emma Frances Houser

Emma Frances Houser passed away on Aug. 16, 2020 in Jackson County, Ohio, at 87 years of age. Born in Center Point, Indiana on Dec. 12, 1932, Emma was the daughter of the late Willard Houser and Hazel Brunton Houser. In addition to her loving parents, she was predeceased by her beloved sisters, Dolores H.… Read More »

Arlie E. Newberry

Arlie E. Newberry, 87, of Wellston, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at the Hamden Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on Oct. 29, 1932, in Clintwood, Virginia, son of the late Willie and Vaudney (Phipps) Newberry. Arlie was an accomplished poet and author, not only having published a couple of books throughout… Read More »