Author Archives: Larry Patrick

Ruth Hager

Ruth Hager, age 83, of Dayton, Ohio and a former resident of Wellston, passed away Friday, July 29, 2022, at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. She was born April 26, 1939, in Greeneville, Tennessee, daughter of the late George Mirl Gilland and Pearl Viola Roberts Fletcher. Ruth was a former lead supervisor at QUME… Read More »

Anne Leach McManis

Anne Leach McManis, age 83, of Holiday, Florida and a former resident of Wellston, passed away Friday, July 29, 2022, at her home in Florida. She was born October 22, 1938, in Marietta, Ohio, daughter of the late Paul Joseph Leach and Lorena Thorne Leach. Anne attended Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School and graduated… Read More »

Gladys F. Ankrom

You may have seen this lovely lady sitting on her front porch at her well-manicured home in Wellston, Ohio, dining out with her friends, attending a softball game at Rio Grande University, at a football game in the Horseshoe at Ohio State, at her great grandchildren’s school events, or sitting in the congregation of the… Read More »

Rogan Charles Vickers

Rogan Charles Vickers, age 19, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022, from injuries received in an automobile accident. He was born June 30, 2003, in Chillicothe, Ohio to Jeffrey Wayne Vickers and Mary Elizabeth Scurlock Vickers. Rogan was a 2021 graduate of both Wellston High School and Buckeye Hills Career Center. Right after… Read More »

William “Bill” T. Gee

William “Bill” T. Gee, age 84, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away peacefully at his residence, surrounded by family and friends. He was born August 19, 1937, to the late Robert Gee and Laura Russell in Gallia County, Ohio. Bill is survived by his longtime companion of 25 years, Phyllis Conley, James (Amber) Gilliland and Brittney… Read More »

Paul Buchanan

Paul “Larry” Buchanan, age 75, of Chillicothe, formally of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at Ohio State Medical Center in Columbus. He was born July 3, 1947, to the late William C. and Katharine L. (Evans) Buchanan. He is survived by his loving wife of 13 years, Marcia (Castle) Buchanan; stepdaughters: Rebecca (Scott)… Read More »

Karline Jane Colley

Karline Jane (Fouty) Colley, age 76, of Ray, passed away early Sunday, July 24, 2022, at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. She was born February 6, 1946, in Ray, Ohio to the late Dennis and Lucia Jane (Bond) Fouty.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her siblings: Ellen Marlow,… Read More »

Matthew William Browning

Matthew William Browning, age 36, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 22, 2022. He was born February 27, 1986, in Athens, Ohio to Cheryl (Lewis) and the late Roger Browning.  Matt was a member of the Community of Christ Church and loved spending time at Camp Bountiful Church Camp. He worked for Frontier… Read More »

Robert “Leroy” Trace

Robert “Leroy” Trace, age 88, of Wellston, went to be with his Lord and his beloved wife on Monday, July 25, 2022. He was born September 14, 1933, in Jackson, Ohio, son of the late William Roy Trace and Hattie Barlow Trace. Leroy married the love of his life, Eleanore, on May 4, 1962, and… Read More »

Connie Jean Swaney White

Connie Jean Swaney White passed from this life unexpectedly Sunday, July 24, 2022. She was born in Scioto Township in Jackson to Carl and Carol Mercer Swaney on December 18, 1950, during an eventful snowstorm. Connie was a unique gal, carrying love for her family and friends while being at the top of her class… Read More »

Sandy J. Dempsey

Sandy J. “Aldrich” Dempsey, age 78, of Coalton, Ohio, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022, at her residence. She was born August 28, 1943, to the late Clarence Aldrich and Bettie Perry. Sandy is survived by her children: Debbie (Lee) Snyder, Angie Collins and Bobbie Dempsey; grandchildren: Bruce (Christina) Snyder, Amanda (Austin) Snyder, Beth Collins,… Read More »

Viola Marie Clarkson

Viola Marie (Brown) Clarkson, age 96, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away July 20, 2022. She was born August 30, 1925, to the late Amos and Minnie (Carter) Brown. Viola enjoyed tending to flowers, cooking for family and friends and sewing. She devoted her life to God, whom she loved undoubtedly. She enjoyed spending time… Read More »

Teresa Lois Harmon

Teresa Lois Harmon, age 68, of Oak Hill, Ohio went to be with the angels on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. She was born September 16, 1953, in Columbus, Ohio to the late Thurman and Thelma (Whitt) Gibson. She enjoyed fishing, playing cards, gambling and spending time with… Read More »

Harry H. “Ted” Hollingshead

Harry H. “Ted” Hollingshead, age 76, of Ray, passed away Monday, July 18, 2022, at his home. He was born June 26, 1946, in Ray, Ohio, son of the late Clarence Lawson Hollingshead and Ella Mae Sprouse Hollingshead. Ted retired from the City of Columbus, where he was a diesel mechanic supervisor at Port Columbus… Read More »

Donna Faye Hill

Donna Faye Hill, age 84, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at Four Winds Community in Jackson. She was born September 27, 1937, in Manchester, Ohio, the only child of the late Arthur Elwood Wisecup and Edith B. Reeves Wisecup. Donna was a 1955 graduate of Wellston High School and a former employee… Read More »