Obituaries — 7/1/15

Published 1:08 pm Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Patsy Brown

Patsy Jo McComas Brown, 85, of Ironton, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015, in Columbus.

Mrs. Brown was born Dec. 2, 1929, in Ironton, daughter of the late Leonard Charles and Clara Roberts Venz.

She attended Ironton schools and graduated from Ironton High School in 1948.

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She was formerly employed in the offices of the Ironton Tribune, Dayton Malleable Iron Co., and Chapman Drug Co.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church where she served as a deacon, a member of the Lawrence County General Hospital Auxiliary and was a volunteer at the First Methodist Church food pantry.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James E. “Hunk” Brown, who died in January 2000.

Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Alan Venz McComas and Janie McComas of Powell, and Patrick Charles McComas and Kathy McComas of Las Vegas, Nevada; one stepdaughter and stepson, Debra Brown Hendrickson and Ed Hendrickson, of Muskegon, Michigan; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren, Luke (Lindsay) McComas, Ashley (Jason) Miller, Rachel (Chris) Griego, Patrick McComas, Braedin Hendrickson, Sara Ward, and Shawn Ward; two great-grandchildren, Camryn and Hayden Griego; and a sister-in-law, Juanita Brown Thomas, of Ironton.

Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Woodland Cemetery with the Rev. Jan Williams officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to OhioHealth Hospice through the OhioHealth Foundation. To offer the family online condolences, please visit



Julie Reinsmith

Julie Ann Allen Reinsmith, 45, of Chillicothe, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at home. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Reinsmith. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville. Burial will follow in Horeb Cemetery, Oak Hill. Visitation will be noon-1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at