Donald Blanton Donald Lacy Blanton Donald Blanton
Donald Lacy Blanton, 72, of Lucasville, died Friday, June 7, 2013 at his residence.
He was born July 2, 1940 in Lucasville, a son of the late Lacy and Lillie Caudill Blanton.
Don was a retired Foreman and Supervisor with M.P. Dory Company in Columbus, and was a member of the Laborer’s Union 83 of Portsmouth.
He is survived by his wife, Kathryn “Kathy” Marie Chancey Blanton; two sons, Donald Kevin (Denise) Blanton of L...
Death Notices SIMON
WEST PORTSMOUTH — Patrick P. Simon, 53, of West Portsmouth, died Friday June 7, 2013 at Cabell Huntington Hospital at Huntington, W.Va., as the result of a automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are pending at Melcher Funeral Home.
Service Schedule • Donald Buckner — 11 a.m. Sunday at Globe Family Funeral Home in Camp Dix, Ky., with callers 9-11 a.m. Sunday. Interment in Morgan Cemetery.
• Roy Holsinger Sr. — 2 p.m. Sunday at D.W. Swick Funeral Home in New Boston, with callers 1-2 p.m. Sunday. Interment in Holsinger Family Cemetery.
• Mary Keller — 2 p.m. Sunday at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford, with callers 1-2 p.m. Sunday. Interment in Bennett Cemetery.
• Dale Jacks...
William D. Smith, 71 William D. Smith, 71
William David “Bill” Smith, 71, of Portsmouth, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013, at Hempstead Manor. He was born March 20, 1942, in Portsmouth; a son of the late Albert David Smith and Leona Blanche Pennywitt Smith Neff.
Bill was a 1961 Portsmouth High School graduate, and had received a Master of Geography degree from Chicago State University. He was a teacher in the Chicago area.
Surviving are his daughter, Moni...
Elva “Snookie” Scott, 81 Elva “Snookie” Scott, 81
Elva Louise “Snookie” Scott, 81, of Portsmouth, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Southern Ohio Medical Center. She was born Aug. 22, 1931, in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Charles Buel and Martha Ann Pollard Spears.
Snookie enjoyed being a full-time mom and homemaker, and she was a Protestant.
Her husband, Norman Forest Scott, whom she married April 26, 1948, in Portsmouth, preceded her in death Jul...
Death Notices SAMONS
IRONTON — Joyce Ann Samons, 72, of Ironton, formerly of South Point, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013, at her residence. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2013, in Highland Memorial Gardens. There will be no public visitation. Phillips Funeral Home in Ironton is in charge of the arrangements.
VANCEBURG, Ky. — Donald Eugene Buckner, 82, of Vanceburg, Ky., passed away Thursday morning, June 6, 2013, at St. Clai...
Roy Holsinger Sr., 56 Roy Holsinger Sr., 56
Roy Dean Holsinger Sr., 56, of Lucasville died Thurs. June 6, 2013, at The Ohio State Univesity Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 29, 1957, in Portsmouth, a son of the late Carl and Daisy Tackett Holsinger. Roy was a professional tree trimmer.
He is survived by his companion, Debra Hettinger; two sons, Harold Hettinger and Jacob Holsinger; a daughter, Rachel Holsinger; a friend, Shirley McKenzie; 7 sisters, Linda,...
Service Schedule • Helen Fultz — 11 a.m. Saturday at Dry Run Church of Christ, with callers 10-11 a.m. Friday. Interment in Scioto Burial Park. Arrangements by Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth.
• Wilma Greenhill — 11 a.m. Saturday at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford, with callers 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Interment in Bennett Cemetery.
• Rhonda Puckett — Noon Saturday at Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home in West Union, with callers 11 a.m.-n...
David Dowdy, 44 David Dowdy, 44
David “Duke” Dowdy, 44, of South Shore, Ky., passed away Monday, June 3, 2013, in Portsmouth.
He was born in Portsmouth, March 6, 1969; a son of Wayne Dowdy SR and Charlotte Conley Dowdy. Duke attended Greenup County High School. He was very well known around the area and had many friends. He was known for his fun loving personality that friends and family will always remember, he loved dirt track racing and enjoyed the ...
WEBB IRONTON — Penny Rose Webb WEBB
IRONTON — Penny Rose Webb, 52, of Ironton, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at her residence. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Hecla Cemetery. Interment will be Saturday from noon until 1 p.m. at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home in Ironton.
QUINCY — Walter Lee Osborne, 70, of Quincy, Ky., passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Marshall Nursing & Rehabilitation in Marshall. Services will be hel...
Mary A. Keller, 79 Mary A. Keller, 79
Mary Alice Keller, 79, of Minford, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Best Care Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Wheelersburg.
Born June 24, 1933 in Scioto County, a daughter of the late Alton L. and Garnet Marie Grimshaw Deemer, she was a school teacher for Minford Schools and Alexandria Elementary School in North Ridge School District and attended Bethesda Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
She is survived by her hu...
Dale Jackson, 92 Dale Jackson, 92
Lawrence Dale Jackson age 92 years of Farmersville, Ohio formerly of West Union, Ohio died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at The Suites at Walnut Creek in Dayton, Ohio.
Mr. Jackson was born April 30, 1921 the son of the late Boyd and Evelyn (Secrest) Jackson in Lewis County, Kentucky. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife; Clara (Gasaway) Jackson in 1972; his second wife, Faye (Hayslip) Jackson in 2009;...
Helen Fultz, 88 Helen Fultz, 88
Helen Jean Fultz, 88, of Lucasville, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at SOMC Hospice.
She was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Portsmouth, to the late Clarence and Gladys Schuler Sanford. She was retired from Kroger’s in Wheelersburg and was a member of Dry Run Church of Christ.
Along with her parents Jean was preceded in death by her husband Earl Lindsey Fultz who she married on Dec. 21, 1944, and several brothers and sisters.
Jerry L. Mullins, 63 Jerry L. Mullins, 63
Jerry Lee Mullins, 63, of Sciotoville, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at SOMC in Portsmouth.
Born May 5, 1950, in Portsmouth, a son of Willa Mae Andrews Mullins of Minford and the late Orville Mullins, he was a laborer, a member of D.A.V. and a U.S. Army veteran.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sons, Jerry Lee Mullins of Hillsboro, Jessie Mullins of Hillsboro; one daughter, Elizabeth Mullins of Hil...
Death Notices JACKSON
KETTERING — Lawrence Dale Jackson, formerly of Lewis County, Ky., and West Union, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at a Kettering retirement center. Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home in West Union, where friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013. Interment will be in Cherry Fork Cemetery.
SOUTH SHORE, Ky. — David “Duke” Dowdy, 44 of South Shore, Ky., passed away June 3, ...