Monthly Archives: October 2020

Raymond Edward Campbell

Raymond Edward Campbell, age 65, of Oak Hill, passed away Oct. 27, 2020 at Holzer ER in Jackson.  He was born March 7, 1955 in McArthur, Ohio to the late Lenvil Campbell and Marilyn (Zinn) Hill. Raymond was a 1975 graduate of Oak Hill High School.  He worked for Southern Ohio Correctional Facility (SOCF) for… Read More »

James Franklin Vititoe

James Franklin Vititoe, age 87, of Jackson, Ohio, died peacefully at his residence with his children by his side on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 following a period of declining health.  Born to the late James and Alberta Vititoe on Jan. 10, 1933, he was raised in Jackson, Ohio. Jim attended Jackson High School and was… Read More »

Alfred T. (Sonny) Ruston

Alfred T. (Sonny) Ruston, 83, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, at his home.  He was born on May 24, 1937, in Athens, Ohio, to the late Alfred E. Ruston and Ruby (Barnhill) Ruston. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Marolyn Ruston; a stepson, Steve (Staci) Knisley of Lancaster,… Read More »

Perryette Cremeens Counts

Perryette Cremeens Counts of Jackson, Ohio passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 at the age of 85. She was born Dec. 23, 1934 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Perry and Jane (Hughes) Cremeens. Perryette was a graduate of Jackson High School, Class of 1951.… Read More »

Dewey McCain, Jr.

Dewey McCain, Jr., age 66, of Oak Hill, lost his battle with cancer and gained his wings on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 at his home with his family surrounding him.  He was born Oct. 21, 1954 in Paulding, Ohio to the late Dewey Sr. and Avis (Leonard) McCain.  He is survived by his son, Derrick… Read More »

Scott E. Thompson

Scott E. Thompson, age 87, of Wellston, passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  He was born July 3, 1933 in Vinton County, Ohio to the late Donald Thompson and Ruth Lowe Thompson.  Scott was an Army Veteran of the Korean War.  He was a… Read More »

Donise L. Blankenship

Donise L. Blankenship, age 72, of Wellston, passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at her home.  She was born Oct. 16, 1948 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Erskin Erwin Womeldorf and Arvella Emma Lindauer Womeldorf.  Donise was a 1966 graduate of Wellston High School, and a graduate of the Hocking School of Nursing. … Read More »

Rodney Dean Landrum

Rodney Dean Landrum, age 82, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Oct. 25, 2020 with his beloved wife by his side at Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born April 21, 1938 to the late Harry and Jessie (Dyson) Landrum. At the age of 19, he married his high school sweetheart and later was drafted… Read More »

Jewell Rose Gill

Jewell Rose Gill, age 64, of Wellston, passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at her home.  She was born April 18, 1956, in Jackson, Ohio, daughter of the late Jack Cash and Doris J. Detty King.  Jewell was a housewife whose funny personality would always put a smile on your face or make you laugh. … Read More »

Otto Joseph Beiting

Otto Joseph Beiting, age 75, passed away peacefully on Oct. 21, 2020 at Courthouse Manor in Washington Court House, after a few years of declining health.  Otto was born and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Otto G. and Elizabeth M. (Doll) Beiting.  He graduated from Withrow High School and took classes at… Read More »

Linda Sue Welch

Linda Sue Welch, age 73, of Jackson, was rejoined with her loving husband, Larry Welch in Heaven on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 at the home of her niece, surrounded by her family.  She was born May 14, 1947 in Portsmouth to the late Thomas and Betty (Duhl) Fry. She is survived by her sister, Brenda… Read More »

Thomas Brinton Ruth, Jr.

Thomas Brinton Ruth, Jr. (“Brint”), age 50, of Huntington, West Virginia, formerly of Oak Hill, passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia during a short but courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Gallipolis to Karen (Malone) Ruth and the late Thomas Brinton Ruth, Sr. In addition… Read More »

Thelma Lorene Lahrmer Naylor

Thelma Lorene Lahrmer Naylor, age 91, of Lancaster, passed away Oct. 23, 2020 at her residence.  She was born on Sept. 9, 1929 in Oak Hill, OH to the late Ernest and Rosa Lahrmer. Thelma enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, doing crossword puzzles and watching Jeopardy.  She was a talented quilter and… Read More »

Linda A. Blackstone

Linda A. Blackstone, age 76, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.  She was born January 9, 1944 in Coalton, Ohio to the late Wayne J. Hutchison and Leona L. Boyd Hutchison.  It was Linda’s request that cremation follow her death. 

Rena F. Potts

Rena went with her Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 at her home.  She was born in Ironton, Ohio to the late George and Mary (Allen) Mahan on Feb. 27, 1962.  She was the youngest of three children. She loved her parents, and her brothers, Kenny and Tim.  She graduated from Oak Hill High School… Read More »