Obituaries

Juanita Lillian Adams

Juanita Lillian Adams, 86, of Minford passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at SOMC Hospice. Born June 16, 1933 in Scioto County, a daughter of the late John and Lillian Eulett Allard, she was a former employee of Williams Manufacturing, was a homemaker and attended Sciotoville Christian Church. She is survived by a daughter, Sharron (Mike)…

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Janice Carolyn Souders Reed

Janice Carolyn Souders Reed, 83, of Portsmouth passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Hill View Retirement Center. Born June 3, 1936 in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Orville and Ruby Bayless, she was a 1954 graduate of Clay High School, a former employee of Marting’s Department Store and retired from SOMC Billing Dept.…

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Wilma Joann Smith-Huffman

Wilma Joann Smith-Huffman, 83, of Rarden, Ohio passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Southern Ohio Medical Center Hospice.  She was born November 26, 1935 to the late James Milton Euton and Grace Matheny Euton. On August 27, 1959 she was united in marriage to Oliver Hershel Smith who preceded her in death on August…

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Corbet Lee Jenkins

Corbet Lee Jenkins, 92, of Lucasville, went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, August 12, 2019 at home surrounded by family and friends.He was born January 15, 1927 in Lucasville, a son of the late Harve and Polenia Jenkins of Lucasville.Corbet was a WWII veteran and above all, a bold soldier in God’s…

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Roy Wells Thomas

Roy “Popeye” Wells Thomas, 82, of Lucasville, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at SOMC Hospice.He was born May 12, 1937 in Minford, a son of the late Charles Wesley Thomas and the late Mary Curtis Thomas Crabtree. Roy worked for many area farmers including Pearl Overturf and Glen Emnett and was a former employee of…

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Dale Lee Evans

Dale Lee Evans, Age 70, of South Webster, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019, at his residence. He was born April 15, 1949 in South Webster, a son of the late Hulda Evans Stiles.  Dale was a member of God’s Way Church. He enjoyed going to church, loved fishing and hunting, and was a former…

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Randall David Grashell

Randall David Grashel, Age 53, of Wheelersburg, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus.  He was born January 5, 1966 in Ironton to William Grashel and Frances (Vicars) McCaslin.  He was a 1984 graduate of South Webster High School and worked most of his adult life as a…

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Linda Gail Stephan

Linda Gail Adkins Stephan, Age 76, of Wheelersburg, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 9, 2019 at her home.  She was born August 18, 1942 in Huntington, WV to Carl and Ruby (Johnson) Adkins.  A 1960 graduate of Waverly High School, Linda then went to Shawnee for one year of nursing school. …

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William Hugh Burnett

William Hugh “Smiley” Burnett, 85, of Wheelersburg, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth, Ohio. Smiley was born January 18, 1934 in Cherry Fork, Adams County, Ohio to the late William Hugh and Mary Ellen Grooms Burnett. Smiley was retired after 37 years, from Martin Marietta as a Process Operator and…

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Robert Ray Skaggs

Robert Ray Skaggs, 88, of Lucasville, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at his residence in Lucasville. Robert was born July 31, 1931 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late James Orval and Gladys Juanita Ratcliffe Skaggs. He was retired from the A-Plant as a Chemical Operator. Robert attended Lucasville Methodist Church and he was a…

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