Wilma Jean “Jeannie” Conn

Wilma Jean “Jeannie” Conn, age 82, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Edgewood Manor of Wellston.  She was born Oct. 7, 1938 in Manchester, Ohio to the late Hershel Wilson Ross and Thelma Louise Boone Ross.  Jeannie was a 1957 graduate of Manchester High School.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother… Read More »

John T. Jarvis

John T. Jarvis, age 86, of Jackson, passed away peacefully on Jan. 4, 2021, at Four Winds Community due to the coronavirus (COVID).  He was born July 23, 1934 in McArthur, Ohio to the late George Alfred and Laura (Wortman) Jarvis. John was a 1952 graduate of McArthur High School.   At the tender age of… Read More »

Kenneth Henderson

Kenneth Henderson, age 90, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away on the evening of Jan. 4, 2021 at his place of residence at Four Winds Community in Jackson, Ohio after a bout with COVID-19.  A special THANK YOU goes out to the caring and loving staff at Four Winds Community for taking such wonderful care of… Read More »

Shirley A. Smith

Shirley A. Smith, 77, of Wellston, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at her home. She was born on Jan. 3, 1943, in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Earl and Nellie (Brown) Smith. Shirley was a woman of many talents. She loved crafting and decorating for every holiday. She enjoyed collecting angels, listening… Read More »

Stewart Riegel

Lifelong Jackson resident and well known businessman Stewart Riegel (92) died Jan. 3, 2021 at Fours Winds in Jackson from complications of COVID.  Stewart was born Dec. 14, 1928 in Jackson to Ruth (Deemer) Riegel and Robert Riegel. Stewart is survived by his wife of 44 years, Patricia (Evans) Riegel; daughter Brenda (Joel) Goodnough; son,… Read More »

William Shackleford

William Shackleford, fondly known as Bill, passed away on Dec. 17, 2020, at age 70 in his home in Galloway, OH, after a year-long struggle with ALS.  He was born on Jan. 1, 1950, the youngest of three, to Sara (Davis) and Dudley Shackleford. He grew up in Oak Hill, OH, and from the get-go… Read More »

Kenneth R. Lambert

Kenneth R. Lambert, age 79, of Wellston, passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at Four Winds Community in Jackson, Ohio.  He was born June 10, 1941 in Wellston, Ohio, son of the late Donald Lambert and Anna Mae Spearry Lambert.  Kenny was a heavy equipment operator who was formerly employed by both Eberts Coal Company… Read More »

Shirley Ann Walburn Wortman

Shirley Ann Walburn Wortman was born July 14, 1935 and on Jan. 2, 2021, Shirley succumbed to her battle with cancer after 18 months, outliving her prognosis by a year.  She starts the new year, and her 2nd life, with her late husband, Jimmie A. Wortman, and her parents Tom and Lydian (Hamer) Walburn.  She… Read More »

Ruth Leona (Balzer) Garthee

Ruth Leona (Balzer) Garthee, age 91, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021.  She was a resident of Jenkins Care Center at Wellston, Ohio.  Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Andy Garthee and a close friend, Frank Lundy.  Ruth was the daughter of Peter Balzer Jr. and his wife Mabel (Halterman)… Read More »

Charles E. “Chuck” Smith

Charles E. “Chuck” Smith, age 58, of Beaver Pike, Jackson, passed away at Holzer Medical in Gallipolis on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.  He was born in Jackson on March 26, 1962 to the late Carl E. and Wanda L. (Culwell) Smith. He is survived by daughters: Whitney (Donnie) Robinson and Natasha (Chuck) Kiser; brothers: Andy… Read More »

Kimberly J. Russell

Kimberly J. Russell, age 55 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on July 7, 1965 to Alfred E. Harper and the late Doris J. (Lambert) Harper. Besides her father, she is survived by her daughter, Kathryn N. Russell, and… Read More »

Michael Ray “Mike” Gussler

Michael Ray “Mike” Gussler, age 58, of Lucasville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He was born May 22, 1962 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Robert Ray Gussler and Fern M. Rowland Gussler.  Mike was employed in the shipping and receiving department at… Read More »

Larry Walter Brisker

Larry Walter Brisker, 77, of Coalton, Ohio, went home peacefully with his Lord on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at his residence. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio, on Jan. 26, 1943, to the late Elmer Harold Brisker and Ida Belle Waulke Brisker. He was a 1961 graduate of Coalton High School and a member… Read More »

Carl C. Dailey

Carl C. Dailey, age 69 of Coalton, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Ratcliff, Ohio on July 29, 1951 to the late Harold L. and Bertha Maxine (Harvey) Dailey. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters-in-law: Harold “Pete” (Shirley) Dailey and… Read More »

James William (Jim) Cheatwood

James William (Jim) Cheatwood of Daytona Beach, Florida, formerly of Wellston, passed away on Dec. 24, 2020 after an extended illness. He was born on Nov. 7, 1945 at Gallipolis, Ohio, the son of the late Leo and Mary (Coyle) Cheatwood. He graduated from Wellston High School in 1964. He was in the U.S. Army,… Read More »