Monthly Archives: May 2021

Randall Trent

Randall Eugene Trent, age 59, of Jackson, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on May 24 at is residence. He was born March 7th, 1962 in Wellston, Ohio to Freda (Trent) Molihan and the late Jake Trent. He is survived by his two children, Jeremiah (Carissa) Scott of Wellston and Brandi Trent (Ryan Baisden) of Jackson; grandchildren:… Read More »

James Blankenship

James Leonard Blankenship, age 74, of Wellston, went to be with the love of his life on Saturday, May 22. He was born October 25, 1946 in Jackson County, Ohio to the late James Curtis Blankenship and Gladys Mae Felty Blankenship. Jim was a 1965 graduate of Wellston High School and a certified electrician. Following… Read More »

Velma Hatten

Velma Jean (Sparks) Hatten departed this life and entered Heaven on Friday, May 21. She was born in Strickland, Kentucky on January 8th, 1938 to the late John and Laura (Caver) Sparks. As a child the family moved from Kentucky to Ohio. She was raised on the farm and graduated from Jackson High School in… Read More »

James “Jim” McWilliams

James Edward “Jim” McWilliams, age 85, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021, at his home.  He was born December 3, 1935 at home in Puritan, Ohio, the son of the late Paul and Goldie Cottrill McWilliams.  Jim was a 1954 graduate of Hamden High School.  He was a hard worker from the time… Read More »

Judy (Hill) Thomas

Judy (Hill) Thomas, age 77 of Jackson, passed away unexpectedly at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson on Friday, May 21, 2021.  She was born in Knott County, Kentucky on December 12, 1943 to the late Nathan and Rosie Bolen.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Hill, and four brothers… Read More »

Joann McGhee

Joann (Sharp) McGhee left her earthly home and joined her heavenly family on May 19th, 2021. She was surrounded by her loving husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren who have been by her side. She was born February 18th, 1951 to the late John “Jack” Sharp and Gertrude Sharp. She graduated from Oak Hill High School and… Read More »

Deborah Dodrill

Deborah Rene Dodrill, age 62, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, May 19, at Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus.  She was born May 9, 1959 in Columbus, Ohio to Mickey Nelms and Edna Mae Sifford Nelms.  Debbie was a loving homemaker and was a jack of all trades.  She loved fishing and was also an avid gun… Read More »

Carson Sexton

Carson V. Sexton, 76, of Wellston, passed away on Monday, May 17, at his home. He was born on January 13, 1945, in Jackson County, Ohio, son of the late Raleigh V. and Essie (Kelley) Sexton. A veteran of the United States Army, Carson was currently serving as the chaplain for the Disabled American Veterans… Read More »

Ora Durham

Ora E. Durham, age 85 of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, May 18 at the Ayden Healthcare of Jackson.  He was born in Jackson on April 26, 1936 to the late Ora and Geneva (Carter) Durham.  Beside his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, one daughter, three brothers and two sisters. He… Read More »

Judy Duncan

Judith “Judy” Joann (Greer, Hall) Duncan went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 10, 2021 at her home.  She was born January 31, 1974. Judy was the youngest of 5 children.  She attended Scioto Elementary and was a 1992 Jackson High School graduate.  Judy was a member of the JHS tennis team… Read More »

Howard Frisby

Howard W. Frisby, age 91, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021 in Saipan, where he had lived with his daughter for the past 2 years.  He was born April 19, 1930 in Coalton, Ohio to the late James H. Frisby and Roxie Meachem Frisby.  Howard was a veteran of the United States Army,… Read More »

Betty Zinn Davis

Betty Jane Zinn-Davis, 70, of Wellston, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at her home, following an extended illness. She was born on March 19, 1951, in McArthur, Ohio, daughter of the late Ernest Zinn and Jane Salmons Zinn. Betty graduated from Vinton County Consolidated High School in 1969.… Read More »

Pamela King

Pamela Sue King, age 68 of Jackson, Ohio peacefully passed away on May 8th, 2021. Pam was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Low McCray King and Donald King. Pam is survived by her siblings, Jim, Eddie, and Donnie King; her daughter Mary Ellen; and grandson Steven Henry. She was previously employed by Goodyear.… Read More »

William Parks

William “Bill” Robert Parks, age 79, of Jackson, Ohio left for his heavenly home on May 4, 2021.  Bill was a 1959 graduate of Oak Hill High School.  After graduation, Bill attended Hobart College for welding, and then began his career at Waterloo Coal Co., later becoming an owner.  Bill retired from there and spent most of his… Read More »

Ronald Ray

Ronald Eugene Ray, fondly known as “Ron,” departed this life to external rest on Wednesday May 5, 2021 at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio. He was born May 6, 1966 in Oak Hill, Ohio to Linda S. Ray and the late Arthur Phillip Ray. He was a graduate from Jackson High School in 1984, where… Read More »