PORTSMOUTH — Mary Tanner, 70, of Portsmouth, passed away Friday, June 30, 2023, at Concord Health & Rehabilitation Center in Wheelersburg. Arrangements are pending at the RALPH F. SCOTT FUNERAL HOME in Portsmouth. RalphFScott.com.
MINFORD — Rita Ann (Humphreys) Pitts 70 of Minford, passed away June 25, 2023 at OSU Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital. She was born in Oak Hill, OH in 1953 to the late Robert and Lousie Humphreys.
WHEELERSBURG — Janice Virginia Tomlin, 85, of Wheelersburg, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at the SOMC Hospice Center in Portsmouth. She was born June 26, 1938, in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late George Moses and Lockie May Berry Arms.
WEST PORTSMOUTH — David E. Meadows, 71 of West Portsmouth, died Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at his home surrounded by family. Arrangements are being handled by Roger W. Davis Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to www.rogerwdavisfuneralhome.com
PORTSMOUTH — Linda Faye Mullins, age 75 passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 25, 2023 at SOMC Hospice. She was born October 25, 1947 in Portsmouth, Ohio to Estel and Dorothy Horner.
NEW BOSTON — Joe Doughty, 79, of New Boston, passed away June 24, 2023 at Southern Ohio Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of the D. W. Swick funeral Home in New Boston.
SOUTH WEBSTER — Markeeta Rawlins, 67, of South Webster, passed away June 22, 2023 at Grant Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of D. W. Swick Funeral Home in South Webster.
PORTSMOUTH - Ray Douglas Horsley, 92 of Portsmouth, as now passes Friday, June 23, 2023 at SOMC Hospice. He was born April 14, 1931 in New Boston, a son of the late George W. and Virgie Luther (Wright) Horsley, he was a retired machinist for Timken Roller Bearing in Columbus. He was a member of Lucasville Mason Lodge #465, Fairview Missionary Baptist Church and at one time a member of International Foresters. Ray was a U.S. Navy veteran.
MINFORD — James Edward Slusher, 69, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday June 24, 2023. He was born on July 24, 1953 to the late Ova and Rurie (Rigsby) Slusher in Portsmouth, Ohio. James or Jimmy, as his family and friends would call him was a retired Boilermaker out of Local 105 in Piketon, Ohio. He enjoyed fishing, riding horses, collecting guns and spending time with his family. Jim will be missed in the 4H community. He supported the Silver Spurs 4H club since his children were involved. He felt like every child should have the opportunity to ride a horse. He will be missed by so many. He had a huge personality and he never met a stranger. He had a way of making anyone he was around feel special and loved.
OTWAY — Phyllis Jean Hess, 73 of Otway passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2023. Arrangements are in the care of Botkin Hornback Funeral Home in Otway. www.botkinhornbackfuneralhomes.com