JACKSON — Wesley Edwin Remy, 19, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 as a result of an auto accident. He was born Jan. 11, 1999 in Chillicothe, son of Annette (fiancé, Keith Johnson) Remy of Jackson and John (Christine Barclay) Remy of Ray.

JACKSON — Sharon Marie Masters, 75, of Jackson, died Saturday July 7, 2018, at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe. Born April 30, 1943, in Point Pleasant, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Frank Durwood Bashore and Jeanette Anita Martin Harmon.

OAK HILL — Dylan Blake “Shotgun” Strickland, age 21, of Oak Hill, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018. He was born May 28, 1997, in Chillicothe to Brian and Sara Beth (Sharp) Strickland.

WELLSTON — Jean Colley Roberts, age 84, of Wellston, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born May 30, 1934 in Wellston, the daughter of the late William “Bill” Colley and Laura Whalen Colley Kinsel.

JACKSON — Shirley Causey, age 73, of Jackson, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at Adena Regional Medical Center of Chillicothe. She was born July 24, 1944, in Chillicothe to the late Ivan and MaryGrace (Walker) Lambert.

Virginia F. Scites, age 88, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in Dublin, Ohio. She was born April 10, 1930 in Washington, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Walter Emmit Cooper and Ida Mae Baker Cooper.

Carol Jean (Johnson) Richards, age 89, of Jackson, Ohio passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, July 4th, 2018. She was born January 19, 1929 in Jackson, Ohio daughter of the late Walter James Johnson and Carrie Mae (Riegel) Johnson.

Norman George Rayburn, age 86, of Jackson, passed away on July 3, 2018 at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born on March 30, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Homer and Beatrice (Lestor) Rayburn.

There will be a Grand Memorial Gathering on Saturday, July 7, 2018, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the James A. Rhodes Community Building in Coalton in remembrance of Patricia “Patty” Haynes, of Coalton, who passed away on June 17, 2018 due to an extended illness. Food and refreshments will be provided.

Rev. Daniel R. Spires, age 74 of Ray, Ohio passed away peacefully Friday, June 29, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born August 19, 1943 in Clark County, Ohio to the late Roy and Caroline Wade Spires. He graduated from Wellston High School in 1962. He enlisted in the US Army…

Betty Ann Massie, age 78, of Jackson, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 29, 2018 at Jenkins Care Community in Wellston. She was born April 1, 1940 in Jackson, Ohio to the late William and Matilda (Won) Stroth.

Paula Esther Sydow O'Meara, third daughter of Dr. Paul John and Jean Adalyn Babcock Sydow, passed away on February 8, 2018, two days after her 64th birthday. Her parents and grandparents, Earl C. and Adalyn Babcock, were long-time residents of Jackson.

Dorothy Louise (Yates) Hunter, 92, died on June 27, 2018. She was born in Napoleon, Ohio on May 17, 1926 to David Snowden and Esther Lillian (Dawson) Yates.

On Monday, June 25, 2018 Edwin F. Simpson, age 94, of Jackson, went to sleep in Jesus. He was born September 19, 1923 in Coalton to the Late Orville and Ida Mae (Shook) Simpson.

James F. Wilson, 93, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2018 at Heartland of Jackson.

Mary Corvin, age 86, passed away June 22, 2018 at Jenkins Community Care surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Letcher County Kentucky on March 5, 1932 to the late May (Anderson) Bentley Skeens and Harold Bentley.

Bennie L. Baisden, age 79 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born April 12, 1939 in West Virginia to the late Wayne and Arizona (Amburgy) Baisden.

Patricia F. “Patty” Haynes, age 63, of Coalton, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Hamden Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born February 16, 1955 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Chester Gilliland and Louise Fern Kearins Gilliland. Patty was a 1973 graduate of Wellston High School. She w…

Danny Flay Bricker, age 64, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018, at his home. He was born January 22, 1954 in Athens, Ohio, to the late William Franklin Bricker and Lin Johnson Bricker. Danny worked for over 40 years as a coal miner for the AEP Meigs division. He was also an active…

Christine R. Davis died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at “almost” 99. She was born in Union Co., Ohio, to William P. and Katie (Ellison) Graham, the youngest of eight children. Tina married W. Neil Davis in 1950. They worked together for almost 57 years, first on the family farm in Waterford, then …

Melvin Bachtel Jr., age 69, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born December 13, 1948 in Logan, West Virginia to the late Melcin C. and Helen (Trogdon) Bachtel.

Carol Sharon Landrum, age 72, of Jackson, passed away June 15, 2018 at her home in Jackson after a brief struggle with cancer. Carol was born January 7, 1947 in Mud-Soc, Ohio to the late Harry and Osa (Dulaney) Folden.

It is with great sadness that the family of Willis Clayton Bush announces his passing on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 84. He was born on November 8, 1933, in Holden, West Virginia.

Graveside Services will be held at C. M. Cemetery on Sunday, June 17, at 2 p.m. for Bobby Carney. Everyone is welcome.

Jane (DeBusk) Romeo, age 90, of Jackson, passed away early Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Hilliard, Ohio. She was born September 10, 1927 in Saltville, VA to the late George and Kathleen DeBusk. In addition to her parents, her husband John Romeo of 39 years preceded her in death in June of 1984, …

Nancy Williams, a life-long resident of Jackson, Ohio died June 10, 2018 in Powell, Ohio with her family at her side. Nancy was best known for her beautiful voice and leading roles in local plays and operettas, including her role as Kitty in Gallia Country. She was a life-long member of the …

Vesta (Baker) Mullins, 86, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, formerly of South Shore, KY and Jackson, Ohio, returned to her heavenly home on June 9, 2018.

Elizabeth Desiree Wine, 17, of McArthur, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at the Hocking Valley Community Hospital in Logan. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of R.M. Williams Funeral Service in Wellston.

Stephen M. “Bub” Williams Jr., age 33, of Jackson, passed away after a long illness, surrounded by the family he loved on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington. He was born July 28, 1984, in Gallipolis, to Stephen Williams Sr. and Lacinda “Lynn” (Mickey) Kincaid.

Linda D. Lindamood Setzer, age 78, of Jackson, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 28, 2018. She was born October 6, 1939 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Darell Martin and Lucy Kate (Leedy) Tudor.

Oscar R. Bachtel, age 74, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep Tuesday June 5, 2018. He was born October 14, 1943 in Logan, West Virginia to the late Clyde and Arizona Mullins Bachtel. Oscar graduated from Logan High School and moved to Jackson, Ohio in 1961. He married St…

Mavis (Sickels) Rose, 79, died May 13, 2018, in Chillicothe. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Alma (Speakman) Sickels. A memorial service will be June 9, 11:00 a.m., Pleasant Valley Church in Waverly.

Craig E. Midkiff, 58, of Lancaster, Ohio, passed away Friday morning, June 1, 2018, at Fairfield Medical Center ER. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, on June 14, 1959, to James E. Midkiff, who passed away in 2010, and Mary A. Saunders Midkiff of Wellston.

Mary L. Cardwell, 69, of Hamden, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. She was born on February 2, 1949, in Vinton County, Ohio, daughter of the late Paul B. and Violet R. (Nixon) Bay. Despite her disability, Mary was a very active person. She pl…

Glenna Labus, 84, Albany, passed away Friday May 25, 2018, at the home of her daughter Vickie Fouty of Oak Hill. Born in Vinton County on August 2, 1933, she was the daughter of the late William Earl and Erma Perry Bratton. She retired from Kimes Convalescent Center.

Jeffrey Allen Campbell, 54 of Umblebee Road, Beaver, Ohio died 7:22 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe.

Kristina Lucille (Barry) Cookson, died Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. Kristi was born December 14, 1985 in Pt. Pleasant West Virginia to the late Tommy E. and Vicki (Sturgill) Barry.

Lawrence “Patrick” Myers, age 40, of Chillicothe, formerly of Jackson, passed away suddenly Thursday, May 24, 2018 at his home. He was born November 23, 1977 in Gallipolis to Patricia (Israel) Myers and the late Merrill Myers.

Mary (Lewis) Thornton, age 86, of Jackson, Ohio, passed peacefully away on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Holzer Assisted Living in Jackson. She was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Thurman, Ohio, to the late Edward and Zelma Lewis.

Delbert L. Beckner, 89, of Hamden, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, surrounded by his family, at Edgewood Manor of Wellston. He was born near Petroleum in Ritchie County, West Virginia, on Jan. 9, 1929, to the late Thomas S. Beckner and Helen Nutter Beckner. He was a veteran of …

Lillian Clarice Figgins, affectionately known as “Gang Gan” by her grandchildren, passed away peacefully with her family by her side in her hospital bed at Mercy Clermont Hospital in Batavia, Ohio on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Lillian was born in Ironton, Ohio on July 8, 1946 to the late Donna a…

Harold Dale Arthur, age 67, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born May 6, 1951 in Vinton County, Ohio to Harold Clinton “Sam” Arthur and Dorothy Jane Richards Arthur.

Verneta E. “Nedie” Dunn, age 92, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away Sunday, May 20th, 2018 at Heartland of Jackson. She was born April 15th, 1926 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late Lester and Sarah Hazel (Janes) Howell.

Edith Ernestine (Simpson) Sheward, age 90, of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. She was born on Dec. 20, 1927 to the late Edward and Edith (Leach) Simpson.

Mary Elizabeth (Landrum) Reed, age 84, of Jackson, Ohio, slipped away to Heaven on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Kobacker Hospice Facility of Columbus, Ohio. She was born May 21, 1933, in Jackson, Ohio, to the late Walter Scott and Nellie Leora (Foster) Landrum.

Kenny Lee Jenkins, age 65 of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born on October 23, 1952 in Huntington, West Virginia to the late Charles E. and Edith (Queen) Jenkins.

Margaret “Marg” Sue (Wyant) Bowling, 68, of Bethel Ridge Rd. Beaver, Ohio went home to be with our Lord peacefully in her home, with family by her side, on Monday, May 14, 2018. Born April 30, 1950 to the late Henry and Freda (Porter) Wyant of Jackson, Ohio.