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Hazel Gaston
ATHENS - Hazel Gaston, 89, of Athens, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2001, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital in Parkersburg, W.Va..
Born Aug. 5, 1911, in Zaleski, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Minta Jones Webb. She was a graduate of Zaleski High School. She was a Christian all her life, member of the Freewill Baptist Church, and formerly worked for the Salvation Army and the Fair Store on Court Street.
She is survived by her husband, Harry Richard Gaston; a son, Herbert Knapper and special friend Hazel Campbell of Winchester, Ky.; two sisters, Mary Ellen Rider of Zaleski and Lula Williams of Galion; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, an infant son, three brothers and two sisters.
Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Hughes-Moquin Funeral Home, Athens, with Wilbert Lowe officiating. Burial will be in Athens Memory Gardens.
Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the services.

Jack Metcalf
CHAUNCEY - Jack T. Metcalf, 72, died unexpectedly late Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, 2001, at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Athens County on Feb. 7, 1928, son of the late Don and Catherine Conrath Metcalf. He was a retired electrician, having worked 40 years for Union Local 972. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of The Plains VFW Post 7174 and Appalachian Horse & Mule Association/American Belgian Association, and was a graduate of The Plains High School.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn O'Rouke Metcalf; a daughter, Rebecca Metcalf of Chauncey; a son, Jack (Rhonda) Metcalf Jr. of Jacksonville, N.C.; grandchildren, Jack T. Metcalf III of Washington, Pa., and Jessica and James Metcalf of Jacksonville; sisters Rosalee (Murven) DeWeese of The Plains, Mary Lou (Richard) Sietz of Mount Gilead, and Susie (David) Douglas of Columbus; and a brother, Thomas (Thelma) Metcalf of Coolville.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Metcalf; and a brother, Richard Metcalf.
Graveside services will be held Friday, 1 p.m., at Hilltop Cemetery, with the Rev. John Elswick officiating.
Friends may call at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens, Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

James Moore
LOGAN- James J. Moore, 68, of Logan, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital, Logan.
Born in Haydenville on Feb. 20, 1932, he was the son of the late Porter P. and Kathryn Cheshire Moore. He was retired from Carborundum in Logan.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Anne Wollet Moore; his daughter, Retha Nutter of New Straitsville; a grandchild, Bryan (Kelly) Nutter of Logan; and two brothers, Paul (Bonnie) Moore of Logan and Herb (Jean) Moore of Vinton in Gallia County.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Cardaras Funeral Home, 183 E. Second St., Logan, with Rev. Rick Bennington officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan.
Calling hours at the funeral home are today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Julia Camp
WELLSTON - Julia Camp, 82, of Wellston, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001, at Jenkins Memorial Nursing Facility, Wellston.
She was born Jan. 15, 1918, in Vinton County, daughter of the late James and Nora Ward Salmons.
She is survived by daughters Betty Potts, Karen Angles and Joyce Krahel.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elza O. Camp.
Private graveside services for the family will be held Wednesday, 4:30 p.m., at Elk Cemetery, McArthur. There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are by Garrett Funeral Home in McArthur.

Kathleen Campbell
ATHENS - Kathleen "Kay" Campbell, 83, of Fairview Avenue, Athens, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at Brookside Rehabilitation Center, The Plains.
Born April 2, 1917, in Athens, she was the daughter of the late Oril A. and Rea Gillette Carpenter. A lifelong resident of Athens, she had retired as director of the placement bureau at Ohio University. She was a graduate of Athens High School and Ohio University. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, First Families of Athens County, several literary societies, Athens County Historical Society and OU Honorary Music Society. She had volunteered many hours at the Athens Police Department and the senior citizens center. 
She is survived by a grandson, Geoffrey Briggs of Washington, D.C.; a sister and brother-in-law, Alice and William Knapp of Rogers, Ark.; and a niece, Carol Pitcher of Peoria, Ill.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, G. Victor Campbell.
Kay will be remembered for her humorous, warm and charitable nature, especially by Ohio University students whom she assisted for many years in her position until retirement as director of the placement bureau in Cutler Hall. 
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel at First United Methodist Church, Athens, by the Rev. Barbara Carriere. 
Friends may call Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be sent toward the Kathleen Campbell Memorial Student Scholarship Fund, in care of First United Methodist Church, 2 S. College St., Athens 45701.

Kathryn Campbell
GALLIPOLIS - Kathryn Lynn Campbell, 26, of 3381 Mount Olive Road, Bidwell, died unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, at Holzer Medical Center.
She was born Sept. 13, 1974, in Gallipolis, daughter of Mike and Rita Eisfelder Hager of Bidwell. She was a registered nurse at Holzer Medical Center.
Besides her parents, she is survived by her husband, Michael J. Campbell; children, 4-year-old Joshua Michael, 2-year-old Abby Nicole, and three-week-old Jacob Matthew.
Services will be held Friday, 11 a.m., at St. Louis Catholic Church, Gallipolis. Burial will be in Ohio Valley Memory Gardens.
Friends may call at Cremeens Funeral Chapel, Gallipolis, on Thursday, 4 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made toward the future education of Mrs. Campbell's children, in care of Ohio Valley Bank, 420 Third Ave., Gallipolis.

Margaret Peery
WELLSTON - Margaret Z. Peery, 89, of Wellston, died Monday morning, Jan. 8, 2001, at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson.
She was born Jan. 26, 1911, in Maxwell, Va., daughter of the late John and Belle Pruitt Long. She was a housewife.
She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Georgia B. Lester of Elkton, Md., and Virginia and Ike Fountain of Wellston; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter F. Peery Sr.; two sons, John W. Peery and Walter F. Peery Jr.; four grandchildren, two sisters and three brothers.
Services will be held Wednesday, 1 p.m., at McWilliams Funeral Home, Wellston, with Pastor Dave Sheetz officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Bluefield, Va.
Friends may call at the funeral home today, 6 to 8 p.m.

Mary Chapman
ATHENS - Mary M. Chapman, 81, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
She was born May 10, 1919, in New England, Ohio, daughter of the late Jesse E. and R. Anna Tippie Baker, both of Athens County. 
Mrs. Chapman was a 1937 graduate of Canaan Twp. High School and a former employee of O'Bleness Memorial Hospital. A longtime resident of Canaan Twp., she attended Canaanville United Methodist Church, and enjoyed walking with her many friends at University Mall. She will be remembered for her warm, humorous and charitable nature, as well as being a devoted mother and loving grandparent.
She is survived by daughters Dorothy Golden of Lancaster and Kathy (Bob) Myers of Athens; sons A. LeRoy (Ann) Chapman of Parkersburg and Dennis Chapman (Karla Mitchell) of Athens; a daughter-in-law, Susie Chapman; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren; and special friends Frieda Shields and Bea Hawk of Athens, as well as Juanita and Harry Lodwick of Galveston, Texas.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy, in 1982; a sister, Kathryn Copeland; brothers Francis, George, Harold, Albert and Bill Baker; and a son-in-law, Robert Golden.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, 10:30 a.m., at Jagers and Sons Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Gary Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Canaanville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Mary Lanning
LOGAN - Mary Dolores Lanning, 78, of Norman, Okla., formerly of Murray City and Logan, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001, at Sunbridge Nursing Home, Lancaster.
She was born Dec. 17, 1922, in New Straitsville, daughter of the late Homer and Hazel Flowers Blosser. She was a financial assistant for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
She is survived by a son, Dale Lanning of Columbus; a daughter, Mrs. William (Vicki) Mannick of Norman; grandchildren Greg, Terri, Schawn and Kevin; and six great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence M. Lanning, in 1968.
Services will be held Thursday, 10 a.m., at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Fr. John Mucha officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, New Straitsville.
Friends may call at the funeral home today, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Oleta Koch
LANCASTER - Oleta R. Koch, 92, of Lancaster, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, at Sunbridge-Homestead Nursing Home, Lancaster.
She was born May 13, 1908, in Rockbridge, daughter of the late John R. and Jennie Anderson Rider.
She is survived by a son, Dale W. Koch; and daughters, Nolene K. Kelley and Virginia L. Koch.
Services will be held Saturday, 11 a.m., at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan. Burial will be in New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rockbridge United Methodist Church, c/o Barbara Goss, 12149 E. Buck Run Road, Rockbridge 43149.

Olive Satterfield
MIDDLEPORT - Olive Butcher Satterfield, 90, of Middleport, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis.
She was born March 1, 1910, in Meigs County, daughter of the late Harvey and Vona Kennedy Butcher.
She is survived by a daughter, Eleanor Blaettnar; and a son, Jack Satterfield Jr.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Satterfield Sr.
Services will be held today, 2 p.m., at Fisher-Acree Funeral Home in Middleport. Burial will be in Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire. Calling hours were held Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meigs County Senior Citizens Center, 112 E. Memorial Drive, Pomeroy 45769.

Opal Fout
LOGAN - Opal Fout, 72, of Logan, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2001, in Logan.
She was born April 10, 1928, in Ross County, daughter of the late Brenton and Rissie Smith Fout-Gilmore.
Services will be held Wednesday, 11 a.m., at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan. Burial will be in Shaw Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Patricia Skeens
DUNDAS - Patricia Skeens, 68, of Dundas, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, at Huston Nursing Home, Hamden.
She was born Oct. 14, 1932, in Clinton Twp., Vinton County, daughter of the late Joseph and Hester McNeely Holtz.
She is survived by children Linda Griffy, Virginia Wolfe, Robert, Jim, Raymond, Mike, Richard, Steve and Gary Skeens Sr. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar T. Skeens.
Services will be held Thursday, 1 p.m., at Garrett Funeral Home, McArthur.
Friends may call at the funeral home today, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Ralph McCune
STEWART - Ralph A. McCune, 85, of Stewart, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001, at Morgan County Care Center, McConnelsville.
He was born Nov. 22, 1915, in Armadale, son of the late Archie and Nellie Fawcett McCune.
He is survived by three sons, Robert, Joseph and Arch; and three daughters, Alice Van Fossen, Karen Morris and Donna Holland. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eloise Robertson McCune.
Services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m., at Stone-Matheney Funeral Home, Chesterhill. Burial will be in Chesterhill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. 

Rebecca Tyree
MIDDLEPORT - Rebecca E. Tyree, 42, of Middleport, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, in Middleport.
She was born March 10, 1958, in Mason County, W.Va., daughter of the late Velsia Miller Roush. She is survived by a son, Charles Tyree.
Services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m., at Fisher-Acree Funeral Home, Pomeroy. Burial will be in Rocksprings Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, 4 to 9 p.m.

Ruby Ousley
LOGAN - Ruby Elizabeth Ousley, 89, of Logan, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, at Logan Healthcare Center.
She was born Aug. 20, 1911, in Hallsville, daughter of the late Clarence Beeman and Nora M. Congrove Leasure.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands Floyd J. Williams and Clarence Ousley.
Services will be held Saturday, 11 a.m., at Roberts Funeral Home in Logan. Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery, Green Twp., Hocking County.
Friends may call at the funeral home today, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. 

Russell Mollohan
POMEROY - Russell Mollohan, 92, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at Rocksprings Rehabilitation Center, Pomeroy.
He was born March 10, 1908, in Nebo, W.Va., son of the late William and Myrtle Postalwaite Mollohan. He was a retired laborer.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ross and Alice of Doylestown; four daughters and sons-in-law, Helen and Vernon Millhone of Tuppers Plains, Glenna and Montie Sanders of Reedsville, Wanda and Clarence Wolf of Chester, and Carol and Harold Vance of Baltimore; two brothers, Vernon Mollohan of California and Jennings Mollohan of Coolville; two sisters, Violet Jones of Coolville and Vallie Wheeler of Ravenna; 16 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice; and a sister, Hattie Alltop.
Funeral services will be held today at 1 p.m. at White Funeral Home in Coolville, with Robert Sanders and Harold Vance officiating. Burial will be held in Tuppers Plains Christian Cemetery in Tuppers Plains. Calling hours were held on Saturday.


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