Monthly Archives: December 2020

Michael “Mike” Deaterla

Michael “Mike” Deaterla, age 67, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 at his home. He was born Dec. 26, 1952 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Suzanne Rita Deaterla. Mike was a 1971 graduate of Notre Dame High School in Portsmouth, Ohio. He graduated from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio Scripps College… Read More »

Samuel T. French, Jr.

Samuel T. French, Jr., 77, of the Berlin Community, Jackson, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. He was born in Wellston, Ohio, Dec. 31, 1942, to the late Samuel T. French, Sr., and Letha Faught French. He was a master carpenter by trade, having worked… Read More »

Ella Marie Speraw

Ella Marie Speraw, 77, of Wellston, passed away on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, at Edgewood Manor Nursing Home in Wellston. She was born on Nov. 19, 1943, in Gallipolis, Ohio, daughter of the late Evan C. and Rosetta (Souders) Hollingshead. Although she could be quite outspoken, Ella was a very kind-hearted person who spent nearly… Read More »

Erma J. Tackett

Erma J. Tackett, age 78, of Jackson, passed away at the Four Winds Community on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. due to complications from COVID-19.  She was born in Letcher County, Kentucky on Sept. 5, 1942 to the late Ballard M. Tackett and Beulah (Mullins) (Tackett) Park.  Beside her parents, she was preceded… Read More »

Sally Ann Elliott

Sally Ann Elliott, age 64, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 at Edgewood Manor of Wellston, Ohio. She was born June 11, 1956 in Evergreen Park, Illinois to the late Norbert and Joy Ann Schauer. She is survived by her son, Robert Elliott; brother, Ray (Sue) Schauer; sisters, Jean Dieter and Joy… Read More »

Rondall T. Walker, Sr.

Pastor Rondall T. Walker, Sr., 75, of Oak Hill, Ohio, took his heavenly flight Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 from the Huntington VA Hospital in West Virginia. Rondall was born Dec. 14, 1945 in Olive Hill, Kentucky to the late Estill and Maggie (Fields) Walker. Rondall married the love of his life, Donna, on Oct. 15,… Read More »

Larry Gray

Larry Gray, 71, of Wellston, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020, at Edgewood Manor Nursing Home in Wellston. He was born on March 12, 1949, in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late Lamar and Thelma (Remy) Gray. Larry was an avid fisherman who enjoyed the outdoors and a lover of animals of all kinds.… Read More »

Danny Ray Bevins

Danny Ray Bevins, age 71, passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020 at his residence. He was born Oct. 6, 1949 in Pikeville, Kentucky to the late Raymond and Willadean (Turner) Bevins. Danny grew up on a small mountainside farm near Pikeville, Kentucky. He helped his dad raise chickens, goats, etc. and helped with all the… Read More »

Helen Mae Perry

Helen Mae Perry, age 80, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at Four Winds Nursing Facility in Jackson, Ohio.  She was born April 20, 1940 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Delbert Scarrett and Sylvia Vititoe McNeely. Helen was a loving homemaker who enjoyed cooking, playing bingo, listening to bluegrass music and… Read More »

Virginia Marie (Hill) Specht

Virginia Marie (Hill) Specht, age 99, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at Edgewood Manor in Wellston. She was born April, 29, 1921 in Athens, Ohio to the late Francis Marion (Frank) Hill Jr. and Florence Catherine (Marvene) Baker Hill.  First and foremost, Virginia loved her Lord with all her heart and… Read More »

Dwight William Kuhn

Dwight William Kuhn, age 66, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020 at his home. He was born Feb. 11, 1954 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Vera and Josephine Kuhn. Dwight was a 1972 honors graduate of Oak Hill High School and a retiree from the Jackson County Highway Department.… Read More »

Pauline Mae (Sharp) Mayse

On Dec. 14, 2020 at the age of 89,  went to be with the Lord due to COVID complications at Four Winds Nursing Home.  She was a resident in the Apple Ridge Alzheimer’s Unit for two years.  In the two years it became her home.  The staff loved and cared for her like she was… Read More »

Bethel J. Sharp

Bethel J. Sharp, age 93, of Jackson, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 at Four Winds Community. She was born July 14, 1927 to the late Ance and Susie (Woods) Campbell. She married Paul D. Sharp on May 17, 1946; together they had one son, Ronald Sharp of… Read More »

Debbie Kay Goodin

Debbie Kay Goodin, age 47 of Jackson, passed away on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 surrounded by her family. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on Aug. 22, 1973 to Merrell E. and Donna R. (Riegel) Smith. Besides her parents, she is survived by her husband, William J. Goodin; daughters: Amera Hatfield (Kevin Moore), Kerra (Ethan)… Read More »

Roger Dale Logan

Roger Dale Logan, age 65, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Roger was born March 27, 1955 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Robert and Stella May (Minor) Logan. Roger was raised in Oak Hill, Ohio and was a graduate of Oak Hill High School, Class of 1974.… Read More »