Monthly Archives: May 2022

Carroll Cahoon

Carroll Ray Cahoon, 94, of Wellston, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2022, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis. He was born on November 2, 1927, in Jackson, Ohio, son of the late Giles and Lottie (Hill) Cahoon. Carroll was a veteran who proudly served his country in the United States Navy for three… Read More »

Carol Merlene Arms

Carol Merlene Arms, of Hamden, wife, mother, crafter, and down-home lover of faith, flowers and family, passed away peacefully at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Carol was born, March 4, 1947, in Marshalltown, Iowa. After fighting COVID, two major spine surgeries, and a cancer diagnosis in a very brief period of time, she… Read More »

Earlin Lee Costilow

Earlin Lee “Bud” Costilow, age 81, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Tuesday, May 24th, 2022, at home, surrounded by his family. He was born August 30th, 1940, in Jackson, Ohio to the late Cecil and Charlotte (Scurlock) Costilow. Bud worked at the Atomic Plant as a sheet metal mechanic until his retirement. He was previously… Read More »

Janet Joanne Keenan

Janet Joanne Keenan, age 75, passed away Tuesday, May 24th, 2022. She was born September 25th, 1946, in Jackson, Ohio to the late Albert and Sarah (Jacobs) Hutchison. Janet is survived by her sisters: Sharon Needham of Oak Hill, Ohio and Ruth-Annalee Wallace of Michigan; nieces: Angela (Doug) Butts and Annette (Earl) Thomas; nephews: Bryan… Read More »

Peter Bush

Peter B. Bush, III of Pickerington, Ohio – a former longtime resident of Wellston – entered into eternal rest on May 14, 2022. He was 93 years old. The son of the late Peter B. Bush and Susan B. Bush, Peter was born January 9, 1929, in Goshen, New York. He attended school in Harriman… Read More »

James Allen Carper

It is with deep sorrow that we mourn the passing of James Allen Carper of Alvin, TX on May 13, at the age of 54. He will be forever remembered by his beloved wife, Tanya Eloina Carper; daughter, Abigail Leigh Carper (Cody Brooks); granddaughter, Layla Mae Brooks; father, William Ira (Bill) Carper; brother, William Ira… Read More »

Paris Lynn Shepherd

Paris Lynn Shepherd, age 60, of Wellston, passed away Monday, May 23, 2022, at her home. She was born April 29, 1962, in Columbus, Ohio, daughter of Lawrence Edward “Larry” Cline and Verna Victoria “Vicki” Thompson Cline. Paris was a 1981 graduate of Wellston High School and was a cashier at the former Kroger in… Read More »

Thomas Michael Aldrich

Thomas Michael “Butch” Aldrich, age 69, of Jackson passed away Monday, May 23, 2022, at his home. He was born October 22, 1952, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Thomas R. and Elizabeth M. Claar Perry. He and his wife, Sherry, attended the Christ United Methodist Church in Jackson and the Welsey Church on… Read More »

Charles Eugene Martin

Charles Eugene “Gene” Martin, 91, of Fostoria passed away at 10:20 p.m. on May 21, 2022, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay. He was born April 2, 1931, to Clyde L. and Ida L (Radcliff) Martin in Jackson, Ohio. Gene was a proud veteran having served two years in the U.S. Army during… Read More »

Barbara Potter

Barbara C. Potter, age 80, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2022, at OSU East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born December 1, 1941, in Newark, Ohio to the late Willard Warren Brown and Clara V. Smith Brown. Barb graduated from Newark High School with the class of 1959. She retired from the… Read More »

Leah McGinnis

Leah McGinnis, age 53, a long-time resident of Jackson, Ohio, passed away on May 18th, 2022, at her current home in The Plains, Ohio. She was born August 17th, 1968, in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Harry McGinnis and Ramona (Sapp) McGinnis. As a child, she lived in Point Pleasant and Letart, West Virginia before… Read More »

Charles Dale Andrews

Charles Dale Andrews, 76, of Jackson, went to his heavenly home May 19, 2022. He was born September 1, 1945, in Massilon, Ohio to the late Charles “Duke” and Sara Green Andrews. Charles attended Hope Haven School and worked at JVAC industries for 43 years. He was a member of the Jackson First Church of… Read More »

Peggy Sue Mercer

Peggy Sue Mercer, age 56, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022, en route to Holzer Hospital after suffering from an extended illness. She was born July 13, 1965, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Glendon G. Tenant and Peggy L. Murray, now of Jackson. Peggy was a 1984 graduate of Jackson High… Read More »

Delores Leach

Delores A. Leach, age 91, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Ayden Healthcare of Jackson. She was born September 16, 1930, in Dundas, Ohio, daughter of the late Otto Guy Salts and Mildred Ruff Salts. Delores retired from Hercules Trouser, also known as The Pants Factory, where she was employed for several… Read More »

Karen Dulaney

Karen Ann “Susie” Dulaney, age 79, of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Holzer Medical Center of Jackson. She was born April 22, 1943, in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late Marshal (Curly) and Velva A. Mapes Willis. After graduating high school, she started her working career at Banquet Foods in Jackson and… Read More »