Monthly Archives: April 2021

Charles L. Sprouse Jr.

Charles L. Sprouse Jr., age 91 of Jackson, peacefully passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. He was born on July 28, 1929 in Jackson to the late Charles and Mary Jane (Smith) Sprouse.  Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ernestine (McCoy) Sprouse; grandson: Tristian Morgan;… Read More »

Derek Willett

Derek Willett, age 28, of Wellston, Ohio passed away Sunday, April 25th, 2021 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus. He was born December 31st, 1992 in Hillsboro, Ohio. He is survived by his mother, Mary Willett of Oak Hill, Ohio; father, Gene Willett of Greenfield, Ohio; son, Andrew Lee Masters of Sandusky, Ohio; brother, Robert… Read More »

Margaret (Margie) Ramsey

Margaret J. “Margie” Ramsey, age 97, of Columbus, and a former resident of Wellston, passed away Thursday, April 22, 2021, at Kobacker House in Columbus.  She was born December 16, 1923 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late William Gould James and Edith I. Patton James. Margie graduated from Wellston High School in 1941. She retired from… Read More »

Jennie Lou Arthur

Jennie Lou Arthur, a 1956 graduate of Jackson High School passed away of a heart attack in Orlando, Florida on Sunday April 18, 2021. The only child of Zendon and Juanita Mapes, she was very active in school functions throughout her school years. In the spring of 1953, she had a date with another Jackson… Read More »

Ricky Wells

Ricky Wells, 54, of Jackson, died at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis. He was born on Thursday, December 1, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Taylor P. and Saundra Ann Smith Wells. On Saturday, April 5, 1986, he married Sherri Skaggs.  Ricky is survived by his wife, Sherri… Read More »

Jarod Snyder

Jarod Lee Snyder, age 41, of Jackson, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on April 21, 2021. Jarod is survived by his mother, Deborah Browning; his brother, Jeremy and twin brother, Jay Snyder all of Jackson, Ohio; his sons, Mayson, Ethan, and Gavin Snyder; two stepsons, Braden and Brennan Fraley of Jackson, Ohio; and his ex-wife and… Read More »

Kimmie Mapes

Kimmie Mapes, Sr., age 79 of Southgate, Michigan, passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 in the comfort of his home. Born on Nov. 27, 1941 in Jackson, Ohio, he was the son of Kimbal and Audra (Stevens) Mapes, On June 27, 1960, he married Lynnda Reed in Jackson, Ohio. He began his career with… Read More »

Lois Ann Rose

Lois Ann Rose passed away on April 20, 2021 at the Eastern Star Retirement Home in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, where she resided during her final days due to declining health. Ann was born on May 19, 1931 and was a life-long resident of Jackson, Ohio, as were her parents, Willard and Edna Bowman, her grandparents,… Read More »

Dennis Ward

Dennis Ward, of McArthur, Ohio, passed away peacefully and with no suffering on Tuesday morning, April 20, 2021, a day after his 70th birthday, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. He was born April 19, 1951, in Wellston, Ohio, to the late Harry G. and Betty J. Vincell Ward. Growing up, he loved helping… Read More »

Harry Dobbins

Harry Robert Dobbins, 84, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 20, 2021. He was born in Chillicothe, Ohio on October 29, 1936 to Harry T. and Lillian (née Kaltenbach). He was raised in Jackson, Ohio. Harry is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Linda M. Dobbins; children… Read More »

David Wires

David Patrick Wires, age 73, of Coalton, Ohio passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Holzer Hospital of Gallipolis. He was born November 3, 1947 in Coalton, Ohio to the late Myron Jessi and Almina (Dow) Wires. David will be sadly missed by his children: Richard (Tammy) Wires of Wellston, Ohio, Tina (Shane) McClure of… Read More »

Danny Bill Burchette

Danny Bill Burchette, 78, of Circleville, passed away at home with family beside him on April 15, 2021. Danny was born in Jackson, Ohio to Virginia and Frank Burchette on December 31,1942. He was raised by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Kaufman and spent most of his life in Jackson. Danny graduated from Jackson… Read More »

Raymond Cash

Raymond T. Cash, age 72, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.  He was born October 29, 1948 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the Doris J. (Terry) Gifford and the late Ralph R. “Dick” Cash.  In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 51 years,… Read More »

Reba Board

Reba Eileen Board, age 87, of Oak Hill, passed away Friday, April 16, 2021 at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe.  She was born October 17, 1933 in Pomeroy, Ohio to the late Lewis and Rita (Bing) Laudermilt. She is survived by her son, Thomas (Melissa) Lambert; grandchildren, Lena Hays and John “L.J.” Brooks, Kaylee… Read More »

Hayley Shiveley

Hayley Lynne Coy-Hart Shiveley, age 56, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 at the Ohio State University Medical Center. She was born December 12, 1964 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Vernon Dale Hart Sr. and Nada Jane (Coy) Hart. Hayley is survived by her daughters, Jacqueline Shiveley and Ashley Shiveley (Michael… Read More »