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Ruth Joan "Joann" Vickers


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696

Ruth Joan “Joann” Vickers, age 87, of Oak Hill, passed away Sunday August 13, 2023, at Buckeye Forest in Jackson. She was born August 22, 1935, in Oak Hill to the late Mark and Blanche (Reese) Vickers.

She is survived by her twin sister, Rita Hale, of Oak Hill; nephews, Mark (Charlene) Hale, of Jackson, and David (Teresa) Tope, of Richmond, Kentucky; niece, Jan (Vince) Burton, of Tennessee; great nephew, Jarrod (Sara) Hale, of Grand Haven, Michigan; great niece, McKayla (Michael) Springer, of Wellston; great great nieces and nephews: Aaron, of Virginia, Nicole (Kyle), of North Carolina, and Candice (Brian), of Kentucky. Also surviving are other nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her siblings: Clara Bailey, Sara Roseberry, Lawrence Vickers, Mark Junior Vickers, Hollis Vickers, Carl Vickers, and Leo Vickers.

Joann went to school in Oak Hill. She worked and retired from Gino’s in Jackson.

Graveside services will be held 11 AM Thursday, August 17, 2023, at C.M. Cemetery in Oak Hill. Online condolences may be sent to


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