Joan Fritz, 84 Joan Fritz, 84
Joan H. Fritz, 84, of McDermott, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at SOMC Hospice. She was born March 21, 1929, in Portsmouth to the late Homer and Elsie Aeh Henson. She was a member of Rehoboth Mission Church in West Portsmouth. Along with her parents Joan was preceded in death by her husband Richard E Fritz and two brothers; Louis and Lawrence Homer.
Joan is survived by a son Larry R. (Linda) Fritz of Lucasville, a daughter...
Service Schedule Daniel Sparks — 10:30 a.m. Friday at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home in Galion.
• Marilyn Boldman — Graveside 11 a.m. Friday at Garvin Cemetery, Diehlman Branch Road, McDermott. Arrangements by Botkin Funeral Home in Otway.
• Dorothy Pennington — 11 a.m. Friday at Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg, with callers 10-11 a.m. Friday. Interment in Memorial Burial Park.
• Lee Fitch — 1 p.m. Friday at F.C. Daehler Mortuary in Portsmout...
Death Notices BRISKER
LUCASVILLE — Martha Childers Brisker, 75, of Lucasville, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Mainstreet Care Center in Lancaster. Arrangements are pending at the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville.
ROSEMOUNT — Clayton Craft, 75, of Rosemount, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at D.W. Swick Funeral Home in New Boston. dwswickfuneralhome.com.
LUCASVILLE — Lawrenc...
Service Schedule • James Wright — 10 a.m. Thursday at The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 555 North High St., Columbus.
• Edsel Johnson — 11 a.m. Thursday at Lewis-Gillum Funeral Home in Oak Hill. Interment in C.M. Cemetery.
• Gary Stringer — 11 a.m. Thursday at D.W. Swick Funeral Home in South Webster, with callers 10-11 a.m. Thursday. Interment in Clapboard Cemetery.
• Paul Wise — Memorial service 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at God’s Holy Tabernacl...
Jesse Peyton, 64 Jesse Peyton, 64
Jesse Paul Peyton, 64, of Wheelersburg, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the SOMC Hospice Center. Born on Aug. 16, 1948, in Mt. Sterling, Ky., he was a son of Walter Peyton of Mt. Sterling, Ky. and the late Lena Bailey Peyton. Surviving are his wife, Doris Carrington Peyton, three daughters, Paula Britsch of Georgetown, Ky. and Heather Morrison and Jessica Jones, both of Wheelersburg, two brothers, Paul Peyton and Charle...
Lee Fitch, 97 Lee Fitch, 97
Lee Oscar Fitch, 97, of Portsmouth, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at his residence. He was born Oct. 16, 1915, in New Boston, Ohio, to the late Lawrence Fitch and Cynthia Field Fitch. Lee was a World War II Navy veteran, serving in the Naval Air Force Combat Service Unit 21 during World War II. He was a member of Portsmouth Lodge no.154 B.P.O.E.; James Dickey Post 23 American Legion; Scioto County Bar Association; Ohio State...
Death Notices BURKITT
WAVERLY — Wanda Leona Burkitt, 93, formerly of Piketon, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2013, at Traditions at Bristol Village in Waverly, Ohio. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday May 4, 2013, at the Howe Wheeler Boyer Hornback Funeral Home in Piketon. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery, Piketon. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 1 p.m. until the service on Saturday.
Dorothy Pennington Dorothy Pennington, 84
Dorothy Pennington, 84, of Wheelersburg died April 30, 2013, at her residence. She was born Sept. 8, 1928, in Salyersville, Ky. to the late Arthur Watson and Mary Fannin Watson. She was a member of Harrisonville Avenue Church of God.
She is survived by her husband Willie Pennington. They were married Sept. 13, 1945, in Salyersville, Ky. Also surviving is one sister, Norma Issiac.
She was preceded in death by her...
Death Notices PEYTON
WHEELERSBURG — Jesse Paul Peyton, 64, of Wheelersburg, the husband of Doris Carrington Peyton, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the SOMC Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at the Brant Funeral Home in Sciotoville.
PORTSMOUTH — Naomi Janet Wagner, 49, of Portsmouth passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013 at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth.
Russell “Rusty” Horton Russell “Rusty” Horton, 42
Russell Todd “Rusty” Horton, 42, of Wheelersburg, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, He was born Nov. 24, 1970, in Portsmouth, Ohio, a son of David Lee (Anna Belle) Horton and Melody Anne King. He was a 1989 graduate of South Webster High School and in his youth was a two time state archery champion. Rusty was a avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan as well as a general sports enthusiast with baseball, golf and basketball as...
Paul Wise, 77 Paul Wise, 77
Paul Warren Wise, 77, of McDermott Ohio passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. He was born Oct. 30, 1935, in Portsmouth, Ohio. Son of Carl and Eva (Waugerman) Wise. He is survived by three daughters Nancy (Robert) Neeley, Paula (Keven) Mathis, and Kelly (Steve) Vincent and nine grandchildren. Also three brothers Carl Jr., Edward and Thomas and one sister Thelma Webb. A memorial service for Paul will be he...
Service Schedule • Tommy Gifford — 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Life Family Worship Center, 1601 Harrisonville Ave., North Moreland. Interment in Scioto Burial Park.
• Billie Holbrook — 11 a.m. Wednesday at D.W. Swick Funeral Home in New Boston, with callers 10-11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
• Patricia Shipley — 11 a.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home in Ironton. Interment in Wilgus Fairview Cemetery.
• Irene Sansom — 11 a.m. We...
Marilyn Boldman Marilyn Boldman, 78
Marilyn A. Boldman, 78 of Innskeep Rd. Lucasville, Ohio died Monday April 29, 2013, at the Heartland of Portsmouth following an extended illness. She was born on May 6, 1934, in McDermott, Ohio to the late Harry E. and Margaret Lute Miller.
She was united in marriage on Oct. 14, 1989, to Harold F. Boldman who survives. Also surviving are a son, Kenneth Shoemaker of Otway, a daughter, Sheila Shoemaker of Columbus, fou...