Monthly Archives: November 2021

Ruth Ruth

Ruth Evelyn Ruth went to her Lord on Thursday, November 25th, 2021, while resting quietly at home. She was born March 3rd, 1927, the youngest daughter of the late James and Sarah (Herbert) Gilliland. Ruth grew up in Oak Hill, Ohio and married her high school sweetheart, Kenny Ruth, who preceded her to the house… Read More »

Janie Jonas

Janie Walters Jonas, age 63, of Wellston, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021, at her home. She was born December 24, 1957, in Jackson, Ohio, daughter of the late James S. Walters and Beulah Amburgey Walters. Following 30 years of employment, she retired from Waterloo Coal Company, where she was the personnel and office manager. Janie… Read More »

Merrill Geer

Merrill Eugene “Gene” Geer, Jr., age 76, of Wellston, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, from the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born May 19, 1945, in Columbus, Ohio to Merrill E. Geer, Sr. and Pauline R. Kisor Geer. Gene graduated from Wellston High… Read More »

Norma Mullins

Norma Sue (Miller) Mullins, age 81, of Jackson, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. She was born January 27, 1940, to the late Merlin and Farinda (Blackburn) Miller. She was united in marriage to her husband, Charles E. Mullins, on December 20, 1958.  She is survived by her… Read More »

Lawrence Joseph

Lawrence K. “Joe” Joseph, age 88, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the home of his son, in Hamden. He was born April 1, 1933, in Pedro, Ohio to the late Robert and Faye Joseph. Joe retired from Bellville Mining Company in Oak Hill, where he was employed as a heavy equipment… Read More »

Jeffrey Barnett

Jeffrey Lynn “Jeff” Barnett, 60, went home to be with his Lord and Savior November 19th, 2021, following a long illness. Jeff was born on May 3rd, 1961, in Wellston, Ohio to Ray Glendon Barnett and Marilyn Cleo Barnett. One of five brothers, he enjoyed playing sports such as baseball, wrestling and football. Jeff was… Read More »

Dustin Lanhart

Dustin “Dusty” Lanhart, 44, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021 at the Mount Carmel Hospital in Grove City, Ohio following a brief illness. Dustin was born June 14, 1977, to parents Donald and Donna (Christian) Lanhart, who survive. He is survived by children: Gabriel “Gabe” Lanhart and Abigail “Abby” Lanhart of Jackson; siblings:… Read More »

Amanda Burt

Amanda J. Burt, age 30, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Thursday, November 18th, 2021. She was born June 11th, 1991, in Gallipolis, Ohio. She is survived by her parents: Eugene Burt and Carolee Burt; one sister, Mary Burt; nephew, Axel Benner; and aunt, Dorothy Burt. She was preceded in death by grandparents: Carl and… Read More »

Candy Swaney

Candy Sue Swaney, age 47, of Ray, passed away at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus on Friday, November 19, 2021. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on December 1, 1973, to Eileen (Goheen) Swaney and the late Earl Ray Swaney. Besides her mother, she is survived by he life partner, Chester D. Close; her sons:… Read More »

Johnny Farley

Johnny Ray Farley, age 67, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Friday, November 19th, 2021, at Holzer of Gallipolis. He was born June 22nd, 1954, in Williamson, West Virginia to the late Rush and Pearl (Hollandsworth) Farley.  Johnny was a 1974 graduate of Wellston High School. After high school he joined the U.S. Army and was… Read More »

Bruce Richards

Bruce Arthur Richards, 65, of Jackson, Ohio, passed at 9:29 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio. Bruce was born August 8, 1956, in Chillicothe, Ohio, the son of the late Harold Richards and G. Eileen (Freeland) Richards. On August 12, 1978, he was united in marriage to Mary Jane… Read More »

Robert Barry

Robert Lee Barry, age 62, of Jackson, Ohio passed away November 7th, 2021, at his home. He was born March 28th, 1959, in Grayson, Kentucky to the late Lucille (Davis) Barry and James Barry. Robert, Uncle Robert, Uncle Pap, or Bert, as he was affectionately known, was a hard-working man with a heart of gold.… Read More »

Amy Dixon-Wyant

Amy Dixon-Wyant, 46, of Wellston, Ohio, while surrounded by her family, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio, March 8, 1975, to the late Michael C. Dixon and Peggy S. Leach Dixon. She was a 1993 graduate of Wellston High School… Read More »

James Hollingshead

James Kenneth Hollingshead, age 66, of Wellston, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021, at Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. He was born May 22, 1955, in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late Richard D. Hollingshead. Sr. and Norma M. Weber Hollingshead. Jim was a 1973 graduate of Wellston High School and a veteran of the United… Read More »

Carole Brown

Carole L. Brown, age 65, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, November 14, 2021, at her home. She was born August 21, 1956, in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Fred R. Stewart and Alma M. Womeldorf Stewart. Carole was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was a simple woman who loved spending porch… Read More »