Ashland High School - Class of 1958
Ashland High School - Class of 1958

04/25/17 - DNA Day | Hairstylists Appreciation Day | Hug A Plumber Day | Red Hat Society Day


04/24/17 - We have lost another classmate.

Glada M. Kelly, 77, of Mill Creek Road, Austinburg, Ohio, died Saturday morning at her residence after fighting a long battle with cancer.
She was born Nov. 29, 1939, in Ashland, the daughter of William H. and Georgia E. (Howell) Craft and has lived in this area since 1962, coming from Ashland. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Lacy and Bill Craft; and sisters, Betty Wallace, Josephine Layne, Johnelle Lakin and Sheila Craft in infancy.
Glada was married to Roy Kelly Jr. April 28, 1956, in Ashland.
Glada and Roy owned and operated Jewell's Dance Hall in Austinburg for many years. She attended the Jefferson United Methodist Church. She and Roy managed the Volkswagen Agency on Lake Avenue in Ashtabula in the early 60's and then had Kelly's Auto Service. She also worked for Gil Leiber Buick-Oldsmobile.
Glada sang with the Cross Country Band for 21 years. She enjoyed reading, traveling and going to the casino. Her greatest love after her family was music. Glada sang all of her life starting at the age of eight in the Jean Thomas Elizabethan Folk Song Festival. She sang with a trio as a teenager and enjoyed many years of singing country music both locally and regionally.
Survivors include her husband, Roy; four children, Mark B. Kelly of North Kingsville, Rick N. (Cheryl) Kelly of Plymouth Township, Joseph H. (Ally) Kelly of Nashville, Lisa M. (Robert) Ebersole of Roaming Shores and James R. Schroeder of Austinburg whom Glada and Roy treated the same as a son; eight grandchildren, Kristen (Tom) Bush, Lori (Nate) John, Ricky (Amanda) Kelly, Brian (Amanda) Kelly, Jason (Liz) Kelly, Erin Kelly, Jacob Westcott and Jaime Ebersole; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Larry G. (Ruth) Craft of Baker City, Ore.; and two sisters, Phyllis Thornbury and Sharon (Bill) Handley both of Flatwoods.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Jefferson United Methodist Church, 125 E. Jefferson Street in Jefferson with the Rev. Daniel Bilkert officiating. Burial will be in Eagleville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Jefferson Home of Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory, 49 W. Jefferson Street in Jefferson, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Jefferson United Methodist Church (above address) for the music ministry program.
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04/23/17 - Jim Powers and Sarah attended last night's Gala.


04/22/17 - Joyce Blair Young's husband passed away yesterday.

04/19/17 - We have lost another classmate.

Alice Louise Watts, 77, of Ashland, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
She was born Nov.r 4, 1939, in Russell, a daughter of the late Kenny P. Pruitt and Bertha Faye Smith Pruitt.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Cecil H. Morgan in 1974 and Earl P. Watts in 1993; son, Cecil Scott Morgan in 2015; a brother, Paul Kenny Pruitt; and a sister, Virginia Carol Jackson.
Alice was a member of Moore Street Tabernacle and Ashland Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. 350. She worked at Regional Center in Madisonville, Kings Daughters Medical Center and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, before retiring.
She is survived by two daughters, Teddi Lynn (John Patrick) Bragg of Catlettsburg and Mechele Denice (Ronald) Bolt of Ashland; a brother, Robert M. (Alwina) Pruitt of Ashland; a sister, Marietta Chronister of Madisonville; three grandsons, Brett Matthew Parsons, Steven Tyler Bragg and Kevin Patrick Bragg; two great-grandsons, Tyler Bragg and Jackson Alexander Parsons; and a dear friend, Pat Gullett.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland with Chaplain Jimm Smedley officiating. Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. with an Elks Service at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2017, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
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04/11/17 - Larry Barber and his sons visited Jim Powers at the Library on April 9.

04/09/17 - Margie Felty Hurtz's mother passed away yesterday.

Verna Fairchild Felty, 98, of Lexington, formerly of Ashland, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Richmond Place in Lexington.
Mrs. Felty was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Cheap, a daughter of the late James Henry and Linnie Skaggs Fairchild.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Felty; her son, Robert Ernest Felty; six brothers, Milty, Cozy, Fred, James Carney, Charlie and Joe Henry; and three sisters, Margaret, Della Susan and Katie Ann.
Verna was a long time member of First Nazarene Church in Ashland. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is survived by her daughters, Margaret Felty (Tom) Hurtz of Lexington and Dreama Felty (Gregory) Wallace of Shepherdsville; four grandchildren, Rebecca (John) Tarr, Tom (Kirsten) Hurtz Jr., Kristen Wallace (Jordan) Stuart and Hannah Wallace; three great-grandchildren, Emily Tarr, Molly Tarr, and Amanda Hurtz (Tyler) Woosley; several nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum Chapel in Ashland. Entombment will follow the service.
There will be no visitation but those wishing to may call after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mausoleum Chapel.
In lieu of Flowers, please make donations to Ashland First Church of the Nazarene, 2201 Bath Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Steen Funeral Homes in Ashland are in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to

04/06/17 - Celebrating 58 years together ---- Brenda Steele Klaiber and David

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​01/13/17 - The Ashland Lunch Bunch will eat at the Bellefonte Country Club (Jim Powers' guests) at 11:30 AM on the following dates:
​Tuesday, February 14
Tuesday, March 14
Tuesday, April 11
​Tuesday, May 9
Tuesday, June 13
​Tuesday, July 11
​Tuesday, August 8
​Tuesday, September 12
​Tuesday, October 10

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03/24/12 - Charlie Maynard and Judy McCoy say WELCOME to this website.  Charlie and his camera will cover meetings and outings, and Judy will handle the day-to-day operation of this site.
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