Author Archives: Larry Patrick

James Earl Ray

James Earl Ray, age 77, of Coalton, went home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, from Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio.  He was born July 30, 1943 in Limerick, Ohio to the late Roy Edgar Ray and Alma Frances Post Ray.  Jim was a certified electrician who… Read More »

Gladys “Polly” Sinclair-Cavey

Gladys “Polly” Sinclair-Cavey, age 94, of Jackson, passed away at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 due to complications of COVID-19. She was born in Jackson on Dec. 17, 1926 to the late Fredrick and Kathryn (Whaley) Altherr. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Harry… Read More »

John C. Wilson

John C. Wilson, age 82, of Oak Hill, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 at his residence. He was born on Sept. 27, 1938 in Portsmouth, Ohio.  John was the oldest son of the late Maxwell C. and Vesta (Walke) Wilson.  He was a United States Air Force Veteran, and he was retired from General… Read More »

Alberta Rose (Maynard) Kelley

Alberta Rose (Maynard) Kelley, 92, of Oak Hill, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born June 10, 1928 to Mary Saunders Maynard and Hassel “Red” Maynard, both of whom preceded her in death.  Alberta attended South Webster High School where she graduated… Read More »

Belinda J. “Jackie” Carpenter

Belinda J. “Jackie” Carpenter went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 17, 2021 at OSU Medical Center in Columbus.  She was born on Aug. 2, 1950 in Portsmouth, OH to the late Robert and Matty (Locke) Bates.  Belinda “Jackie” is survived by her husband of 52 years, Frederick Carpenter; two daughters, Rhonda Harrison,… Read More »

Harold E. “Buzz” Fisher, Jr.

Harold E. “Buzz” Fisher, Jr., age 72, of Oak Hill, Ohio, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 at Holzer Hospital in Gallipolis.  He was born Oct. 15, 1948 in Oak Hill to the late Harold E. Fisher, Sr. and Easter “Betty” (Scott) Fisher. Buzz graduated… Read More »

Nick Hurst Prater

Nick Hurst Prater, age 68, of Jackson, passed away suddenly on Jan. 6, 2021.  He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on Dec. 16, 1952 to the late Hurst and Lucille (Ramsey) Prater. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Crystal Kay (Hilt) Prater; a sister, Dorothy (Dot) Costilow of Sun Breeze, Florida;… Read More »

Jack Silver Stone

Jack Silver Stone, age 85, passed away at his Jackson County residence on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born Oct. 4, 1935 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Howard Silver Stone and Alma Steeley. He was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended college at the University of Florida. Jack was… Read More »

Vincent Edward Adams

Vincent Edward Adams of Oak Hill, Ohio went to his Heavenly home on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. He was born Oct. 6, 1966 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Ray and Doris Glenora (Ewing) Adams. He attended Oak Hill Schools where he graduated from in 1985. Vincent spent his time playing guitar and banjo.… Read More »

Terry L. Hicks

Terry L. Hicks, age 64, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away Friday, Jan. 8th, 2021 at the James Cancer Center in Columbus, Ohio. He was born July 1st, 1956 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Ted and Annette (Bentley) Hicks Gussler. Terry served in the U.S. Navy for two years. He was a former employee of… Read More »

Thomas Michael Heil

Thomas Michael Heil, age 74, of Wellston, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021, at his home.  He was born October 2, 1946 in Marysville, Ohio, son of the late Thomas Henry Heil and Janet Moss Heil. Tom was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam War.  He was a registered… Read More »

John Edward McNeal, Jr.

John Edward McNeal, Jr., 67, of Pedro, OH passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, KY.  He was born Dec. 17, 1953 in Portsmouth, OH, son of the late John and Mary McCain McNeal.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Penny Lewis; one… Read More »

Sharon L. Mather Young

Sharon L. Mather Young, age 68, of Wellston, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.  She was born Jan. 1, 1953 in Columbus, Ohio, daughter of the late Arthur Gene Mather and Doris G. Thacker Mather.  Sharon was a 1971 graduate of Wellston High School.  She was a former… Read More »

Christina Jane Lewis

Christina Jane Lewis, age 66, of Jackson, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on July 31, 1954 to the late Eugene Stiffler and Delores (Christian) Stiffler Snyder, who survives.  Besides her father, she was preceded in death by… Read More »

George Alfred Newkirk

George Alfred Newkirk, age 83, passed away early Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.  He was born March 26, 1937 to the late Orville and Anna (Wright) Newkirk of Greenfield.  He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years, Sylvia Janet Newkirk. He leaves behind five children, George Newkirk Jr. (Connie), of Indiana, Harold… Read More »