Obituaries – 7/15/13

Published 8:58 am Monday, July 15, 2013

Henry Turner

Henry H. Turner, 89, of Wheelersburg, died Saturday, July 13, 2013, at the SOMC Hospice Center.  Born on Jan. 27, 1924, at home in Wheelersburg, he was a son of the late Henry K. and Laura Rose Turner, and was a retired farmer and engineer for the Soil Conservation Districts in Lawrence and Scioto counties.  Henry was of the Methodist faith, was a dairy and cattle farmer, thoroughly enjoyed traveling and the Senior Citizens activities in South Webster, especially Tuesday morning breakfasts, and attended all bluegrass festivities possible.  He was a 1941 graduate of South Webster High School and attended Rio Grande College.  Also preceding him in death was his wife, Bettie Kuhner Turner.  Surviving are a sister, Lenna Turner Raynard of Wheelersburg, a niece, Laura Gale (Don) McCleese of Wheelersburg, a great-nephew, Rocky Shane Collier of Wheelersburg, additional nieces and nephews, Fred (Sally) Weghorst of Logan, Joyce Mehrle of Westerville, Carolyn (Phil) Colegrove of Bellbrook, Connie (Dave) Schwamburger of Westerville, Mike (Barb) Filkins of Newark and Jeff (Barb) Brant of Sciotoville, and a special friend and caregiver, Burness Adams of South Webster.  A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Brant Funeral Home in Sciotoville with Pastor Larry Moore officiating.  Interment will be in South Webster Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Brant’s in Sciotoville from 5 until 7 p.m. today.  Memorial contributions may be made to the SOMC Hospice.  To offer condolences visit


Charles Martin

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Charles Martin, 81, of Flatwoods, Ky., died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at his residence.  Arrangements are pending at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods.


Dessie Porter

Dessie Marie Porter, 89 of Ironton, died Saturday, July 13, 2013, at The Sanctuary of the Ohio Valley, Ironton. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, with Pastor Jack Pemberton officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point. Visitation is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Jodi Frame

Jodi Lynn Dillon Frame, 52, of Chesapeake, died Saturday, July 13, 2013.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, by Pastor Eric Wallace.  Burial will follow in Getaway Cemetery, Chesapeake.  Visitation will be 1 to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at