The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


July 10, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, July 11, 2013


Jenny Lynn Russell

Jennifer Lynn “Jenny” Russell, 50, of Lochgelly, died July 1, 2013, at home.

Born Jan. 31, 1963, at Charlton Heights, she was the daughter of the late Golden Earl and Frieda Pauley Hudson. She also was preceded in death by her daughter, Chrissy Nicole Russell; and brothers, Donald, Ronald, and Dewitt.

Jenny was a homemaker. She loved spending time and doing things with her family, fishing, playing on her iPad, and helping others.

She attended Oak Hill High School.

Surviving: her devoted husband, James F. Russell of Lochgelly; sons, James B. Russell of Lochgelly and Jason S. (Allison) Russell of Lookout; sister, Kathy Humphrey; brothers, Michael Hudson, Terry (Missy) Hudson and Bobby Hudson; special niece, Merranda (Eric) Williams and their sons, Walker and Clayton; many other nieces and nephews, family and friends.

A memorial service to celebrate her life was held July 5 at Fayetteville Baptist Church with Pastor Ron George Jr. officiating.

In keeping with Jenny’s wishes her body was donated to the Human Gift Registry of WVSOM at Lewisburg. It was her desire to help others in the research of MS and lung cancer.

Memorials may be made in Jenny’s memory to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802-1472.

Online condolences may be sent at

Submitted by Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

Tonita J. Tolli

Tonita J. Tolli, 76, of Coshocton, Ohio, died July 6, 2013.

Born in Oak Hill, on April 12, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Dorothy (Pennington) Zastawniak.

On Oct. 16, 1954, she married Frank Tolli who passed away on Aug. 11, 2001. She also was preceded in death by her daughter, Karen Kay Tolli, and granddaughter, Courtney Kay Brown.

Tonita enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, cooking and especially spending time with her family.

Surviving: her daughters, Debora (Roger) Brown of Coshocton, Cathy Mason of Westerville, Patti (Donald) Kesterson and Rebecca Tolli, both of Pataskala, and Jennifer (Kevin) Ball of Coshocton; grandchildren, Matthew Brown, Beth Brown, Katie Mason, Sean Mason, Sara Mason, Christopher Kesterson, Andy Kesterson, Megan Kesterson, Cody Ball, and Zachary Ball; and great-grandchildren, Daniel Brown, Arabella Brown, Gavin Kesterson, Raina Kesterson, Aiden Kesterson, and Grayson Kesterson.

A memorial service was held July 10 at Given-Dawson Funeral Home.

An online memorial can be viewed at

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