Category Archives: Obituaries

Norma J. Grow

Norma J. Grow, age 96, of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 at the Oakwood Community Health Center. She was born on May 13, 1924 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Aaron Frederick and Lydia Burns (Howell) Hammond. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight F. Grow,… Read More »

Fred Steven Thomas II

Fred Steven Thomas II, the last Thomas in this line, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at his childhood home. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Fred and Gertrude Thomas of Rubyville, OH and his maternal grandfather, Malchom Davis of West Virginia. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Fred (Steve)… Read More »

Donna Ruth “Susie” Dearth

Donna Ruth “Susie” Dearth, age 72, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.  She was born on Oct. 15, 1947 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Fred Henry and Garnet Irene Woods. She was preceded in death by her three sons: Chris, Darin and Jason… Read More »

Linda Irene Maynard

Linda Irene Maynard, age 94, of Jackson, Ohio, went to be with the Lord at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 at Oakwood Community Health Center. She was born Feb. 11, 1926 at Stiltner in Wayne County, West Virginia the daughter of the late John McClellan and Mae (Fry) McClellan. Irene was a very active, energetic,… Read More »

Helen K. Snow

Helen K. Snow, age 79, of Coalton, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Four Winds Community in Jackson, Ohio.  She was born August 25, 1941 in Charleston, West Virginia to the late James Fisher and Betsy Robinson Fisher. Helen was a homemaker who loved to read, especially her Bible.  She is survived by her… Read More »

Douglas Michael Crabtree, Sr.

Douglas Michael Crabtree, Sr., 75, of Oak Hill, went to be with the Lord peacefully and surrounded by his family at his home on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. He was born on July 28, 1945 in Firebrick, Ohio to the late Dow and Nellie (Ervin) Crabtree. On Nov. 19, 1966, Doug married his high school… Read More »

Brook Lynn Williams

Brook Lynn Williams, age 38, of Waverly, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. She was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina on June 10, 1982. She is survived by her father, Brian K. (Michelle) Williams; mother, Brenda Lee (Covert) Williams; her children: Dylan and Cierra; grandmother, Helen Williams; a brother, Bobby Williams; a step-brother,… Read More »

Jackie Jonthon Smith

Jackie Jonthon “Jack” Smith, 66, of Jackson, Ohio, passed at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at his home. Jack was born March 23, 1954 in Vinton County, Ohio the son of the late Merrill Edgar Smith and Genevie (Arthur) Smith. He was united in marriage to Janice (Gillespie) Smith, who survives. Also surviving are… Read More »

Robert M. “Bob” Morgan

Robert M. “Bob” Morgan, 89, of Chillicothe, died at 5:49 p.m. Sept. 5, 2020, at his home following an extended illness.  He was born July 18, 1931, in McArthur, OH, to the late Joseph Nelson and Ruth E. (Morris) Morgan.  On Oct. 6, 1985, he married the former Marianna Kerns, who survives.  Also surviving are his… Read More »

Lena Darlene (Yeager) Burton

Lena Darlene (Yeager) Burton, age 54, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 at her home in Oak Hill.  She was born Oct. 15, 1966 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Charles Eugene and Joanne Yeager.  She is survived by her husband, Dwayne Burton, Sr.; sons: DJ (Nikki) Burton, Bobby Burton,… Read More »

Ovid “Duane” Graves

Ovid “Duane” Graves, age 85, of Ray, OH, peacefully crossed over that Jordan River into his eternal home with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020 surrounded by his loving family in the comforts of his home. After treading through a long and toilsome journey, he took that flight to his… Read More »

Betty Ann (Canter) Wyatt

Betty Ann (Canter) Wyatt, age 80, of Jackson, passed away at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. She was born in Wellston, Ohio on Oct. 18, 1939 to the late John and Mary (Hayburn) Canter. Besides her parents, she was preceded in passing by her husband, James A. Wyatt Sr.;… Read More »

William E. Davis

William E. Davis, 87, of Topeka, Kansas, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, at Aldersgate Village Assisted Living Facility. Bill was born in Jackson, Ohio, on May 16, 1933, the son of William and Stella White Davis. He graduated from Jackson High School in 1951 and earned a BA in Geology from Ohio Wesleyan in 1955.… Read More »

Ruth LaVonne King

Ruth LaVonne King, age 85, of Oak Hill, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at Holzer in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born Oct. 19, 1934 in Blackfork, Ohio to the late Emory and Stella (Barnhart) King. Ruth was an employee at the Cambria Clay store in Blackfork, William’s Shoe Factory in Portsmouth, and the… Read More »

Patricia Woebkenberg

Patricia Woebkenberg, age 75, of Wellston, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis after a brief battle with cancer. She was born in Ferdinand, Indiana on April 24, 1945 to the late Urban and Norena (Weyer) Lueken. Pat was a talented musician. She began playing piano at a young… Read More »