David Marion Prosch

David Marion Prosch, 90, of Portsmouth,  died peacefully in his sleep at Hillview Retirement Center on September 5, 2020. He was born on July 18, 1930 in Portsmouth to Marion William and Ida Alice (Faivre) Prosch. He graduated Portsmouth High School in the class of 1948.  He married Unadel Faye Skeens on June 18, 1951…

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Melvina Hill

Melvina Hill, 61 of Piketon, Ohio gained her wings with her family by her side on September 3, 2020 at OSU. Melvina or Mel as most called her was the last of her siblings. She was a strong woman who never gave up and kept fighting to live her life as a mother and grandma…

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Charles Earl Boldman

Charles Earl Boldman, 98, of McDermott left SOMC Hospice and went to his heavenly home Monday, August 31, 2020. He was born April 5, 1922 to Charles Elijah and Martha Leona Strickland Boldman in Lucasville. After working as a lad on a farm, Charles joined the US Army and served three years in World War…

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Eileen Vada Zornes

Eileen Vada Holmes Zornes, age 90 of South Webster passed away peacefully August 27, 2020 at SOMC Hospice. She was born July 19, 1930 to Newell and Margaret (Smith) Holmes. Eileen married Harold Zornes September 4, 1949. They co-owned the Z&D restaurant in South Webster and loved visiting with and serving the community.  Eileen spent…

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Velva Dee Hall Carver

Velva Dee Hall Carver, 90, a lifelong resident of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, crossed over to her heavenly home on August 27, 2020, at SOMC Hospice. She was born September 7, 1929 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Elder Taylor and Avala Hall. She was a loving Christian wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, and…

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Harold Beecher Percell

Harold Beecher Percell, 89, of Wheelersburg passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at his home. Harold was born May 23, 1931 in Scioto County to the late Christopher Columbus Percell and Nanny Bell Lykins Percell. Harold was a high school graduate and was employed as a Store Clerk for Goodyear Atomic. He was a member…

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Patty Jean Schuyler

Patty Jean Schuyler, 71, of Portsmouth, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020, at her home. She was born in Portsmouth April 27, 1949, a daughter of the late Phyllis Geraldine (Clifford) and Willard Aldridge. Patty retired as a housekeeper from the Holiday Inn. Her husband, Charles “Pete” Robert Schuyler, preceded her in death April 11,…

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Iona F. Schoenian

Iona F. Schoenian, 94, of Portsmouth, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Southern Ohio Medical Center. She was born November 1, 1925 in Scioto County, to the late Bertha E. Satterfield Fritz Short and John Andrew Fritz. A 1947 graduate of the Holzer School of Nursing, Iona had worked as a nurse at Veterans…

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William R. Click

William R. Click, 80 of Wheelersburg, Ohio, passed away Aug. 29, 2020 in Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio. He was born in Grayson, Kentucky, Nov. 25, 1939, a son of the late William and Edith Grubb Click. William was a retired Pipefitter after 52 years of service. Preceded in death by one brother,…

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Dorothy Elizabeth Day

Dorothy Elizabeth Day, 93 of West Portsmouth died Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Southern Ohio Medical Center.  She was born November 26, 1926 in Portsmouth to the late Lawrence and Nina Schaffer Swords.  Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Day, a son, Harry Stidham, a step-daughter, Rhonda King,…

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