Obituaries

Sarah Helen Anderson

Sarah Helen Frowine Anderson, 84, of Portsmouth, died at 2:19 p.m., Tuesday June 2, 2020 in Blanton House, Grove City, Ohio. Born June 24, 1935, she was the only child of Marcella Billian Frowine and Ralph Elbert Frowine. Sarah loved her hometown of Portsmouth, and was a devoted wife, mother, homemaker, and friend. She went…

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Carol Jean Joseph Smith

Carol Jean Joseph Smith Age 81, of Wheelersburg, OH, passed away June 1, 2020 at SOMC in Portsmouth, OH.  Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Leroy Smith; parents, Oscar and Gertrude Willis Joseph; and brothers, Richard “Dick” Joseph, Jim Joseph, and Eddie Joseph. Carol is survived by her children, Ronald D. Smith…

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George Warner

George Warner, 67, of Portsmouth, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020, in the home in which he was reared. He was born September 24, 1952 in Portsmouth, a son of the late Oval Ellis and Millie Anastasia Gursky Warner. A 1970 graduate of Portsmouth High School, he was a former car man for CSX and…

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James Walter Gilliam

James Walter Gilliam, 68 of Portsmouth, Ohio, passed away June 1, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Greenup County, Kentucky, Dec. 25, 1951, a son of the late Willie and Kathryn Gilliam. James was a retired operator for Greenup County. Preceded in death by his wife, Linda Lou Gilliam, 2018. Surviving are three…

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James Lee Adkins

James Lee (Bub) Adkins, 40 of Adams County, Ohio, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020. He was born Nov. 25, 1979, a son of Wanda Adkins and the late Lenny Adkins. James was a Debarker at Ohio Valley Veneer and loved to work on projects, cars etc., called himself a redneck and loved to drink…

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Leslie Junior Monroe

Leslie Junior Monroe, 73 of Otway, died Monday June 1, 2020 at SOMC Hospice. He was born May 12, 1947 in Garrison, Kentucky to the late Noble and Sylvia Hammonds Monroe. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Monroe and a sister, Janet Craft. Leslie is survived by his…

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Larry Eugene Oyer

Larry Eugene “Big O” Oyer, 76, of Waverly, Ohio passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at the University of Cincinnati Hospital.  He was born April 1, 1944 in Ross County, Ohio, son of the late Carl Eugene and Dorothy Ann George Oyer.  On August 30, 1964 he was united in marriage to Marjorie Durbin Oyer…

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Beverly Ann Euton-Coyle

Beverly Ann Euton-Coyle, 66, of Lucasville, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at her home.  She was born on May 11, 1954 in Fairbanks, Alaska to the late Fred and Barbara Ferrell.  In 2015 she was united in marriage to Jim Coyle who preceded her death.  Beverly is survived by four sons; David “Davie”…

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Mary Elizabeth Hoffer

Mary Elizabeth Hoffer Age 34, of New Boston, passed away Monday, June 1, 2020 at SOMC.  She was born November 11, 1985 in Portland, OR to Leo Washington and Paulean Marie Wright.  Mary enjoyed watching TV, cooking, listening to music, and most of all being helpful to other people. She is survived by her mother,…

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Robert Gregory

Robert F. Gregory, 74, of Otway, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Southern Ohio Medical Center Emergency Room.    He was born December 31, 1945 in Otway a son of the late Robert Paul and Katherine Caroline Schnitzius Gregory.    Robert worked at Williams Shoe Factory, County Garage, Gene Moore Paving, and Arrick’s Propane. Most of his life…

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