Obituaries

Dixie Lee Hodges

Dixie Lee Hodges Age 83 of Aiken, SC formerly of New Boston, went to be with the Lord Saturday, December 1, 2018 in Aiken, SC.  She was born February 27, 1935 in Matoaka, WV to B. and Melinda (Shrewsbury) Copen.  Dixie worked as a clerk in the retail industry and was a longtime member of…

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Eileen Scott

Eileen Scott, 60 of West Portsmouth died Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at her home.  She was born January 2, 1958 in Scioto County to the late Delbert and Bessie Jordan.  Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister; Dorothy Burns.   Eileen is survived by her husband; Harry Eugene Scott I…

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Janet Vivian Hoover

Janet Vivian Hoover, Age 83 of Wheelersburg, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at SOMC in Portsmouth.  She was born March 27, 1935 in Portsmouth to Harry and Mildred (Dowdy) Scott.  Janet loved quilting, reading books by James Patterson, and was a member of Temple Baptist Church. She is survived by…

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George W. King, 93

George W. King, 93, of Portsmouth, a former long-time Minford area resident, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Hill View Retirement Center in Portsmouth. Born June 29, 1925 in Scioto County, a son of the late Walter W. and Effie (Nance) King, he was a retired employee of Dayton Walther Corporation in Portsmouth. He…

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Charles S. Blvevins

Charles S. Blevins, 80 Charles S.  Blevins, 80 of Portsmouth went to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Portsmouth Health & Rehab Center surrounded by his wife and children.  He was born July 10, 1938 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Frank and Vina Tackett Blevins.  Along with his parents, he…

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Nellie Frances McKenzie

Nellie Frances McKenzie, 81, of Lucasville, OH., formerly of South Shore, KY., passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born in Garrison, KY., May 29, 1937 a daughter of the late Ezra Hamilton and Mae Alexander Hamilton. Along with her parents she is preceded in…

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Paul R. Denning

Paul R. Denning, 85, of Minford, passed away surrounded by his family, Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Southern Ohio Medical Center. Paul was a resident of West Portsmouth, but has been a resident of Minford since 1957. Born December 20, 1932 in West Portsmouth, a son of the late Leslie and Ethel (Hill) Denning, he was…

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Frances Rankin Williams

Frances Rankin Williams, daughter of Carrie and Clyde Spearry of Sciotoville, was called home at 4:10 am Monday morning November 26, 2018 at Atrium Hospital in Middletown Ohio. She had been hospitalized for two days following a happy 13 month residence at Otterbein Senior Care Center, also in Middletown. Prior to that she was married…

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Paul Jeffrey “Abe” Roberts

Paul Jeffrey “Abe” Roberts, 63, of Pataskala, rode away on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at his home. He was born October 31, 1955 in Portsmouth, a son of the late Herbert Hobson and Dorothy Mae Payton Roberts. Abe was a rider for life and associated with many colors. He was a master tool and dye…

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Martha (Miller) Ison

Martha (Miller) Ison, 80, of Lucasville, passed away Friday,  November 16th, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born November 24th, 1937 in Floyd County Kentucky, a daughter of the late Harrison & Belle Miller. Martha was a retired factory worker at the former Williams Shoe Manufacturing Co. & Mitchell Lace. She…

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