Monthly Archives: October 2021

Judith Metzler

Judith “Judy” Ann Metzler, age 75, of Oak Hill, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2021, at her residence. She was born July 30, 1946, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Herbert “Herb” and Etta (McCain) Adkins. She is survived by her husband, Mike Metzler, whom she married November 2, 1963; and two daughters: Anna… Read More »

Norman Gieke

Norman “Tom” Eugene Gieke, age 81, of Jackson, Ohio passed away peacefully on Monday, October 18th, 2021. He was born April 24th, 1940, to the late Frank and Kathleen (Nance) Gieke.  Tom had his first date with Carol Fulk at the 1962 Jackson County Apple Festival. The two were married on December 1st, 1962, and… Read More »

Kay Beiting

Mary Katherine “Kay” Heilker Beiting, age 74, passed away peacefully on Oct. 25, 2021, in Cary, NC, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Kay was born in Norwich, NY, the daughter of John H. and Catherine Byrnes Heilker. She graduated from Summit Country Day in Cincinnati in 1965 and received her bachelor’s degree and a Master’s… Read More »

Larry Russell

Larry “Stretch” Russell, 70, of Jackson passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at his home. He was born on May 5, 1951, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Harold W. and Minia White Russell. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Scott William Russell; sister, Ethel Adams; and brothers: William and Charles… Read More »

Marvin Payne

Marvin S. Payne passed away on October 28th, 2021. Marvin was born December 26th, 1933, in Washington County, Indiana. He was married to Ruby Payne. He is survived by his daughter, Gretchen Payne Peoples (Burt); granddaughter, Alexand Peoples; sister, Janice Whitiker of Bellefontaine, Ohio; and two brothers: Ralph Payne of Fresno, California and John Payne of… Read More »

Doris Ward

Doris Elveree (Rhea) Ward, age 97, passed away on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021, at Jenkins Care Community in Wellston, Ohio. She lived her entire life in the Cove Community. She was born January 5th, 1924, in Jackson County, Ohio to the late Delbert and Mary Rhea. Doris was a 1942 graduate of Jackson High School.… Read More »

David Kisor

David P. Kisor, age 79, of Wellston, passed away early Tuesday morning, October 26, 2021, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born August 26, 1942, in Wellston, Ohio to the late Howard W. and Katherine S. (Lenegar) Kisor. Dave graduated from Wellston High School in 1961. He worked in his father’s coal mine until… Read More »

Joan Dill

Joan Canter Dill, age 72 – wife, mother, EMT, grandmother, church member, bear crafter, fire district fiscal officer, doll and tea pot collector – succumbed to the ravages of colorectal cancer on October 25, 2021, about four years after its onset. She was the wife of Lisle Dill, who survives. Joan was born a triplet along with twin brothers to… Read More »

Virginia Shields

Virginia Lee Shields, age 89, of Jackson, passed away on October 25, 2021 at her home. She was born in Jackson County on August 23, 1932, to the late Thomas W. Musick and Freda (Sheline) Musick. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kathy, age 7, in 1965. She was also preceded in death… Read More »

Daryl Petrie

Daryl L. Petrie, age 83, of Jackson, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, October 25, 2021. He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on November 30, 1937, to the late Clyde A. and Nadine (Kitts) Petrie. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by siblings: Frank Petrie, Bill Petrie, Elsie Oiler and… Read More »

Carol Wolaver

Carol Paulette (Leslie) Wolaver, age 72, of St. Rt. 66, Houston, passed away peacefully of natural causes Sunday evening, October 24, 2021, at Ohio Living Dorothy Love in Sidney, Ohio. She was born December 17, 1948, in Wellston, Ohio, to the late Paul & Dorothy (Corn) Leslie. On February 17, 1989, in Oran, Carol married… Read More »

Russell Manring, Sr.

Russell L. Manring, Sr., age 81, of Chillicothe, passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021, at his home. He was born August 10, 1940, in Byer, Ohio, son of the late Harry Charles Manring and Elsie Mae Hill Manring. Russell was a 1958 graduate of Wellston High School. He was a veteran of the United States… Read More »

Ronald Campbell

Ronald A. “Ronnie” Campbell, age 85, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021, at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born June 29, 1936, in Wellston, Ohio to the late Rex L. Campbell and Louise Tripp Campbell. Ronnie graduated from Wellston High School with the class of 1954. He was a former… Read More »

Roy Glassburn

Roy Allen Glassburn, 48, of Jackson passed away Friday, October 22, 2021 at the Holzer Medical Center of Gallipolis. He was born on December 30, 1972, in Springfield, Ohio to the late Lee and Tula Dunaway Knaggs. In his free time, Roy enjoyed spending time in nature, often taking long walks through the woods. He… Read More »

Denver Carter

Denver Thale Carter, age 68, of Wellston, passed away Friday, October 22, 2021, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. Denver was a 1970 graduate of Jackson High School. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the American Legion Post 371 in Wellston. Denver retired from Gladfelters in Chillicothe, where he… Read More »