Monthly Archives: May 2021

Wanda Wood

Wanda Kaye Wood, 79, of Huntington, WV, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was born March 8, 1942, in Wooster, Ohio, to the late William and Mary Ferrel Darnell. She was a graduate of Piketon High School and a former assistant at the Wellston Senior Citizens. She was… Read More »

Mark Metters

Mark Alan Metters, age 28, of Jackson, Ohio left us unexpectedly on Friday, May 7th, 2021. He was born June 18th, 1992 in Columbus, Ohio to Larry Mark Metters and Angela Marie Rollins, both of whom survive. In addition to his parents, he is also survived by his loving companion, Kendra Tolliver, whom he not… Read More »

Gary Sowers

Gary Dale Sowers, age 67, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio.  He was born April 22, 1954 in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late Ralph M. Fain and Pauline Knox Fain.  Gary was a carpenter by trade, and a former employee of Cleveland Construction.  Gary… Read More »

Evelyn Gill

Evelyn M. Gill, age 94, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Hamden Nursing and Rehabilitation.  She was born January 8, 1927 in Byer, Ohio to the late Robert Franklin Arnold and Ida Florence Miller Arnold.  Evelyn was a loving homemaker, mother, grandmother, and sister and was also a former employee at KFC… Read More »

Sam Shumard

Samuel Berry Shumard was born October 17, 1932 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He passed away May 4, 2021 in Richmond, Virginia at the age of 88. A Jackson resident for 40 years, Sam and his wife, Alice, moved to Virginia in 2012 to be closer to family. Sam is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law: Sally… Read More »

Jackie Garrett

Jackie Dean Garrett, age 80 of Jackson, Ohio passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at the Jenkins Community Care Facility in Wellston.  He was born May 13, 1940 in Woods, Kentucky to the late Woodrow and Dorothy Goble Garrett. He was a member of the Faith Victory Church and was big fan of the Ohio… Read More »

Ronald Ray

Ronald Eugene Ray, AKA Ronnie Ray, AKA Roger Ramsey, just depends on where he was. Ronnie left his earthly home and moved on, Friday, May 5, 2021. YES… it was Cinco De Mayo!  We all know how Ronnie liked a good drink, or a bad one; he just enjoyed having a drink. He was born on… Read More »

Patty (Fisher) Rainer

Patty (Fisher) Rainer, age 61, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Holzer of Gallipolis. She was born November 7, 1959 in Gallipolis, Ohio. She is survived by her husband, Ricky Rainer of Jackson, Ohio; children: Tommy Canter and Mandy (Donnie) Ratliff of Oak Hill, Ohio; grandchildren: Diane Canter of Chillicothe,… Read More »

Linda Grubb

Linda Kay Grubb, age 81, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed from this life on May 1st, 2021.  She was born on February 9th, 1940 to the late Harvey “Bud” and Mary K. (Kiser) Evans.   Linda is survived by sisters, Gail Rawlins and Sharon Hasan; nieces: Lynn (Jeff) Rogers, Amy Jones, Heather Hasan, and Mary (Eric)… Read More »

Doris B. Simpson

On Sunday May 2, 2021 Doris B. Simpson, age 92, of Jackson, Ohio went to sleep in Jesus.  Doris was born August 12, 1928 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Lee and Verna Radcliff.  She is survived by sons, Edwin (Sonja) Simpson and Jerry Simpson; daughters, Barbara (Tim) Hukill and Trudy (Mike) Stephenson; eight grandchildren;… Read More »

Marsha Ross

Marsha Marie (Handley) Ross, 58, of Columbus, passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, while en route to Grant Hospital in Columbus. She was born on July 10, 1962, in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Joe and Erma (Waugh) Handley. Marsha spent many years working as a receptionist for various office in Columbus. She… Read More »

Roy “Danny” Ross

Roy Daniel “Danny” Ross, 58, of Columbus, passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Grant Hospital in Columbus. He was born on September 18, 1962, in Gallipolis, Ohio, son of Roy A. Ross, who survives, and the late Peggy Austin. Danny spent many years working as a truck driver. He enjoyed hunting and fishing… Read More »