Monthly Archives: December 2021

Roy “Chris” Dempsey

Roy Christopher “Chris” Dempsey, age 56, of Jackson, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. He was born on May 2, 1965, to the late Andrew Jack Dempsey and Emma Faye (Spearry) Dempsey. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Shawn Dempsey; and a sister, Jackie Alcorn. He is… Read More »

Ruth Nichols

Ruth M. Nichols, 88, of Oak Hill passed away Tuesday December 28, 2021, at Holzer Medical Center of Jackson. She was born January 14, 1933, in Jackson County, Ohio to the late Edward and Nancy Sprouse Rasp. Ruth liked playing golf, cards and spending time with her family. She is survived by her son, Mark… Read More »

Peggy Turner

Peggy Eanes Turner, 91, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at the Holzer Assisted Living in Jackson. She was born July 31, 1930, in Jackson, Ohio to the late Homer and Helen Stevison Eanes.  Peggy was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church. Her faith was a huge part of her… Read More »

Mary Cassidy

Mary Jo Taylor Cassidy, 82, of Jackson, passed away Monday, December 27, 2021 at the Adena Regional Medical Center of Chillicothe. She was born January 12, 1939, in Keystone, OK to the late James H. Taylor and Clara A. Parker Hefley. She joined the US Airforce in May, 1960. While stationed at Lackland AFB, San… Read More »

Janet Topping

Janet Topping lost her short battle with COVID on December 24th, surrounded by her loving her family. Janet was born on March 12, 1941, to Charles and Ernestine Brown in Jackson, Ohio. She is survived by her son, Brian (Jocelyn) Topping of Newark, Ohio; daughter, Kim Mikesell of Pataskala, Ohio; grandson, Nick from Blacklick, Ohio;… Read More »

Edna Piguet

Edna Ruth Piguet, age 73, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Sunday, December 26th, 2021, at Riverside Methodist Hospital of Columbus, Ohio. She was born December 14th, 1948, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Clayton and Edna (Radabaugh) French. She is survived by her loving husband, Donald Piguet Jr.; son, Chris Piguet; grandchildren: Brittney… Read More »

Barbara Myers

Barbara Ellen (Davis) Myers, age 74, of Oak Hill, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, surrounded by her family. She was born October 3, 1947, in Oak Hill to the late Willard and Gladys (Dunn) Davis. She is survived by her husband, Gerald “Bud” Myers; daughter, Julie (Myers)… Read More »

Daniel “Danny” Walton II

Daniel Eugene “Danny” Walton II, 61, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away December 24, 2021, as the result of an auto accident. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, on March 27, 1960, to the late Daniel Eugene Walton and his mother, Donna L. Arthur Matteson, of Newark, Ohio, who survives. Danny was a 1978 graduate of… Read More »

Nancy “Susie” Hougland

The angels came on Friday morning, December 24, 2021, to take Nancy Sue “Susie” Hougland, 84, home for Christmas. She was born in Wellston on October 18, 1937, to the late Floyd C. and Lucy Suthers Hougland. She was a former resident of North Ohio Avenue in Wellston and enjoyed her daily walks to all… Read More »

Bonnie Justice

Viola Mae “Bonnie” Justice, 81, of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2021, at the Holzer Medical Center of Gallipolis. She was born September 10, 1940, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Harvey E McCain and Mildred I. Kuhn Gillispie. Bonnie attended Christ United Methodist Church and loved spending time with her family and… Read More »

Brady Ernst

Brady J. Ernst, 44, of Jackson passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at his home. He was born July 15, 1977 in Zanesville, Ohio to the late Steve Ernst and Ronna Apperson. Brady  was loving, caring, loved to make people laugh and was always the life of the party. He loved watching Noah play… Read More »

Gary Strickland

Gary Allen Strickland, age 57, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2021, at the Holzer Medical Center of Gallipolis.  He was born July 4, 1964, in Oak Hill, Ohio to Cecil Ray Strickland and the late Shelba Jean Brown Strickland. Gary is survived by father, aunts and uncles: Vernard Strickland, Dean Strickland, Basil Strickland,… Read More »

William “Bill” Jeffers

William (Bill) Jeffers, 66, of Jackson passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.  He was born December 15, 1955, to the late Alma Rowley in Point Pleasant, West Virginia.  Bill had many hobbies, but his most cherished was time spent with his boys and grandchildren.  Bill was preceded in death by… Read More »

Pearl Parks

Etta Pearl Parks passed away on December 13, 2021, at Grant Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Pearl, as most of her family and friends know her, was 97 years young with a full life of stories and experiences she often shared. Many of the stories, along with her language were, shall we say, colorful. Pearl shared a… Read More »