Joyce Keairns DeVore, 88, of Chillicothe, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9 a.m. at Traditions in Chillicothe.
She was born December 24, 1930, in Ironton, Ohio to the late Orville and Dora (Griswold) Keairns. She was predeceased by her only sister, Dolores and brother-in-law, Richard Hixson.
Joyce graduated from Chillicothe High School in 1947. As an honor student and played in the band and orchestra, sometimes playing two instruments as needed. She loved to play the piano. She graduated on Friday and went to work the following Monday at the Mead Corp. where she retired after 30 years.
On March 8, 1961, she married the man of her life, Art DeVore, spending 56 years together. Joyce was a loving, caring person and a great cook and baker. She loved to travel especially to Myrtle Beach and Ireland. Ireland was always her primary objective. She, along with her husband, Art visited those friendly shores six times. On some of those trips she invited her two nephews, Bill and Bob Hixson and her niece, Nancy Lusher and their wives and husbands. On 1 of those trips, two great-nieces went along.
Her family includes, Bill (Linda) Hixson, The Plains, OH, Nancy (James) Lusher, Bidwell, OH, Bob (Vickie) Hixson and Tom Hixson, New Philadelphia, OH. Also Joyce had nine great nieces and nephews and 18 great-great nieces and nephews.
Joyce attended Trinity United Methodist Church.
Graveside services will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018 in Grandview Cemetery with Rev. Jim Wade officiating. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of the WARE FUNERAL HOME.
You may sign her online register at http://www.warefh.com
The Chillicothe Post 757 Colts Program had a good showing this past week with all of our teams in action.
The Post 757 Senior Team clinches the South Central Ohio League title along with a #2 seed in the Ohio Region V American Legion Tournament starting tomorrow at the VA Memorial Stadium.
The Chillicothe Post 757 Colts Junior team went 4-1 in the Ohio Junior American Legion Tournament in Lancaster and was the state-runner up.
The 14U Colts continued a very strong 2018 with another tournament championship, winning the Sugar Grove Summer Slam Tournament.
The 14/13U Post 757 team was the tournament runner-up in the Jeffersonville Tournament.
The 12U Post 757 Colts continued to throttle their opponents going undefeated and bringing home another tournament championship in the Pickerington Summer Baseball Classic Tournament.
|1||Jul 11||Wed||9:30 am||Jackson v Chillicothe 757||Chillicothe 757, 9-4|
|2||Jul 11||Wed||12 pm||Logan v Portsmouth||Portmouth 23, 6-2|
|3||Jul 11||Wed||2:30 pm||Athens v Lancaster||Lancaster 11, 6-0|
|4||Jul 11||Wed||5 pm||Cambridge v Chillicothe 62||Cambridge 84, 3-2|
|5||Jun 12||Thu||9:30 am||Chillicothe 757 v Pickerington||Chillicothe 757, 5-1|
|6||Jun 12||Thu||12 pm||Troy v Portsmouth||Troy Post 43, 10-3|
|7||Jun 12||Thu||2:30 pm||Waverly v Sidney Red||Forfeit, Waverly 7-0|
|8||Jun 12||Thu||5 pm||Marietta v Utica||Utica 92, 7-0|
|9||Sidney v Ohio Bruisers||Forfeit, Sidney 7-0|
|10||Jun 12||Thu||7:30 pm||Circleville v Lancaster||Circleville 134, 14-1|
|11||Jun 13||Fri||9:30 am||Pomeroy v McArthur||Pomeroy 39, 5-0|
|12||Jun 13||Fri||12 pm||Cambridge v Chillicothe 757||Chillicothe 757, 6-1|
|13||Jun 13||Fri||2:30 pm||Troy v Waverly||Waverly, ?|
|14||Jun 13||Fri||5 pm||Utica v Sidney Blue||Utica, ?|
|15||Jun 13||Fri||7:30 pm||Circleville v Pomeroy||Circleville, 10-0|
|16||Jun 14||Sat||12 pm||Chillicothe 757 v Waverly (G13 Winner)||Chillicothe 757, 7-0|
|17||Jun 14||Sat||2:30 pm||Utica (G14 Winner) v Circleville (G15 Winner)||Circleville 134, 1-0|
|18||Jun 14||Sat||5 pm||Chillicothe 757 (G16 Winner) v Circleville (G17 Winner)||Circleville 134, 10-2|
Hillsboro OH-- The Chillicothe Post 757 Colts open up the 2018 season on May 31st at Shaffer Park with a victory Over Hillsboro Post 129 with a final score of 8-2.
The Post 757 Colts got things moving in the second inning with 2B Ethan Cunningham with the RBI single. The Post 757 Colts opened the game in the seventh inning scoring 4 runs with
Hunter Henneberger, Evan Long, Cunningham, and Kyle Roaden all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.
Cole Ratcliff was the winning pitcher for the Post 757 Colts. He went six and a third innings, allowing two runs on five hits, striking out one and walking one. E Humphries took the loss for Hillsboro 129. He lasted six innings, allowing nine hits and six runs while striking out one and walking one.
Tyler Rood went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead 757 Colts in hits. Crum led Hillsboro 129 with two hits in three at bats.
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Chillicothe OH-- At VA Memorial Stadium the Post 757 Colts gets a victory on Wednesday to the tune of 6-1 over cross-town rival Chillicothe Post 62 Riverbats.
The Post 757 Colts opened up scoring in the first inning, when Evan Long drew a walk, scoring one run. Post 757 Colts tagged on three more runs in the third inning. The Post 757 Colts scored its runs on a single by Long.
Trey Carter was the winning pitcher for 757 Colts. He surrendered one run on two hits over seven innings, striking out ten and walking one. JD Blevins took the loss for Chillicothe 62. He surrendered three runs on zero hits over one-third of an inning, striking out one and walking one.
Bowen Dratwa went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Post 757 Colts in hits while Adena's Josh Morgan led Chillicothe 62 with two hits in three at bats.
Due to the some players Junior High Seasons not finishing until May 6th we will be moving the player/parent meeting to the following Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Hoffman Field. We will be bringing teams in about every 30 minutes for the meeting and will get that schedule out this weekend.
Due to this we will also be pushing back the beginning of the season for our 13U team as they will not be playing in the West Chester Classic tournament May 11-13. Regular season games will still be played as scheduled for all teams.
The 2018 OHSAA Tournament is right around the corner with many of our players and their local teams gearing up for the most exciting time of the season....TOURNEY TIME!! Seedings for all OHSAA teams will be official today, Sunday April 29, by 3:30 pm. We will be posting information as it becomes available.
#33 Chillicothe v #19 Pickerington North, Monday 5/7 at 5 pm - Pick North wins 3-0
#1 Zane Trace v Circleville, 5/14 at 5 pm (Athens HS)
#2 Unioto v #3 Sheridan, 5/15 at 5 pm (OU)
#1 Zane Trace v 8/9 Winner (Alexander), 5/10 at 5 pm - Pioneers win 4-3
#1 Miami Trace v 8/9 Winner (Logan Elm), 5/10 at 5 pm - Logan Elm wins 5-3
#2 Unioto v 7/10 Winner (Vinton County), 5/10 at 5 pm - Shermans win 8-3
#2 Washington v 7/10 Winner (Hillsboro), 5/10 at 5 pm - Hillsboro wins, 14-4 (5 innings)
#6 Westfall v #3 Sheridan, 5/10 at 5 pm - Sheridan wins 11-1
#2 Adena v #3 South Point, 5/18 at 7 pm (VA)
#1 Wheelersburg v #5 Lucasville Valley, 5/18 at 5 pm (VA)
#2 Rock Hill v #6 Portsmouth West, 5/17 at 7 pm (VA)
#1 Minford v #4 Crooksville, 5/17 at 5 pm (VA)
#8 Huntington v #1 Minford - Falcons win, 9-0
#2 Adena v 7/10 Winner (North Adams), 5/12 at 11 am - Warriors win, 14-0 (5 innings)
#3 Paint Valley v 6/11 Winner (Portsmouth West), 5/12 at 11 am - Siders win, 10-3
#8 Huntington v #9 Lynchburg Clay, 5/9 at 5 pm - Huntsmen win 7-4
#10 Piketon v #7 North Adams, 5/9 at 5 pm - North Adams wins 7-3
#11 Southeastern v #6 Meigs, 5/9 at 5 pm - Meigs wins 6-2
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