Monthly Archives: October 2021

Luther Albert

Luther Norman Albert, age 86, of Wellston, went home to be with our Lord on Saturday, October 23, 2021. He was born June 27, 1935, in Jackson, Ohio to the late Vancil and N. Carol (Dobbins) Albert. Luther was a former employee for Fannin Construction, then later retired from Osco Industries. He attended Missionary Baptist… Read More »

Raymond Adkins

Raymond Adkins, age 67, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. He was born April 6, 1954, in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late Clarence Adkins and Nora Mae Fulk Adkins Aldridge. Raymond was a hardworking handyman and “jack of all trades” who enjoyed mowing, yard work,… Read More »

Tim O’Bryan

Timothy L. “Tim” O’Bryan, age 65, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, October 21, 2021, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born August 9, 1956, in Westerville, Ohio, son of the late Rev. John W. O’Bryan and Ruth I. Stewart O’Bryan. Tim graduated in 1974 from North Caroline High School in Denton,… Read More »

Terry Geer

Terry L. Geer, age 78, of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born May 15, 1943, in Portsmouth, Ohio to Merrill Eugene Geer, Sr. and Pauline Ruth Kisor Geer. Terry graduated from Wellston High School in 1961. Following 38 years of employment, he retired from… Read More »

Roger Emmert

Roger A. Emmert, age 68, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at his residence. He was born January 20, 1953, in Gallipolis, Ohio, to the late Eugene J. Emmert and Dorothy P. Poling Emmert. Roger graduated from Wellston High School with the class of 1971. He was a former Wellston City Police Officer and… Read More »

Roger Henson

Roger Lee Henson, age 70, of Wellston, passed away Monday, October 18, 2021, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He was born October 14, 1951, in Piketon, Ohio, son of the late Neary and Tere (Richarks) Henson. Roger graduated from Piketon High School and the Vern Rife Career Technology Center.… Read More »

Ryan Chandler

Ryan Allen Chandler, 36, of Jackson passed away at his home Sunday, October 17, 2021. Ryan was born on April 4, 1985, in Athens, Ohio to Kenneth and Bertha England Chandler. Ryan was an avid football fan. He enjoyed watching the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cincinnati Bengals. He loved the outdoors, fishing, 4 wheeling… Read More »

Garry Hall

Garry A. Hall, 71, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021, at the Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He was born on November 23, 1949, in Wayne County, West Virginia to the late Raymond and Reda Bradshaw Hall. Garry was a retiree from the Wellston City Schools, teaching for over 30 years.… Read More »

Jack Burns

Jack Winfield Burns, age 85, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Hilliard Assisted Living in Hilliard, OH after an extended illness. Jack was born February 20, 1936, in Portsmouth, OH, the only child of the late C. Albert Burns and Freda L. (Darragh) Burns. He graduated from Oak Hill High School in 1954 and… Read More »

Evyeln Perry

Evyeln Marie Perry, age 83, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born October 15, 1938, in Glouster, Ohio, daughter of the late Homer Rutter and Beatrice Mae Griffin Rutter. Evyeln was a former cook for Canter’s Cave and KFC, both in Jackson. Family was everything to… Read More »

Rosabelle Ray

Rosabelle Burton Ray, age 85, of Zanesville, and a former resident of Glenroy,  passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Alter Care in Zanesville. She was born October 7, 1936 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Archie Burton and Ella Cheek Burton.  Rosabelle, a 1954  graduate of Jackson High School, was a loving housewife and… Read More »

Weldon Keels

Weldon Keels, age 91, of Oak Hill, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021, at the VA Medical Center in Chillicothe.  He was born June 10, 1930, in Blackfork, Ohio to the late Clem and Gail (Watson) Keels.  He is survived by his sisters, Lula Mae Anderson and Virginia Crump; many beloved nieces, and nephews, stepchildren,… Read More »

Gertrude Wimer

Gertrude Elaine (Metheny) Wimer, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021, at Holzer Assisted Living in Jackson. She was born January 23rd, 1931, in Morgantown, West Virginia to the late Helen DeWitt and Francis Metheny. On January 21st, 1949, she married Roscoe Wimer Jr., and moved to Cleveland, Ohio then to Jackson, Ohio… Read More »

Larry France

Larry Ray France, 76, of Jackson, passed away Friday, October 8, 2021, at the Holzer Medical Center of Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born June 8, 1945, in Crown City, Ohio to the late Burl E. and Ethel L. Faulkner France. Larry was a retired truck driver. In his free time, he enjoyed wood working and… Read More »

Joseph Douglas Saunders

Joseph Douglas Saunders, age 73, of Jackson, Ohio, unexpectedly went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at Holzer of Jackson. He was born Jan. 8, 1948, in Mansfield, Ohio to the late Joseph and Della (Ashley) Saunders. He is survived by his loving wife of over 46 years, Janie (Buchanan) Saunders;… Read More »