Obituaries

Sharon K. Curry

Sharon Kay Curry, 73, of Sandyville, passed away Feb. 25, 2017, at her home following a long illness. Funeral services will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to the time of service Wednesday at the funeral home. Graveside ...

William Elmore

William “Bill” Elmore, 65, of Orma, formerly of Ambler Ridge in Roane County, passed away suddenly on Feb. 23, 2017. A funeral service will be 1 p.m. today at Orma United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held in the church one hour prior to the service today.

James E. Hoy

James E. Hoy, M.D., 84, of Marietta, Ohio, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, after a short illness. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017, at First Unitarian Universalist Society. A reception will be held at the church immediately following the service. Burial of his ashes will ...

Rodney D. McIntyre

Rodney Dale McIntyre, 47, of Mineral Wells, passed away Feb. 25, 2017, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born July 17, 1969, in Parkersburg, a son of the late Kenneth and Carolyn Jobes McIntyre. Rodney graduated from Parkersburg South High School with the class of 1987. ...

Minnie Mendenhall

Minnie Louise Hall Mendenhall, 90, of Marietta, passed away Feb. 25, 2017, at the Harmar Place. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home, Marietta, with burial following in East Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today and one hour ...

Eleanor Minear

Eleanor Minear

Eleanor Frances (Melrose) Minear, 90, of Vienna, was welcomed into God’s embrace on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. She was born on June 7, 1926, in Parkersburg, W.Va., the daughter of the late Clarence H. and Nancy Stukey Melrose. In her passing, Eleanor rejoined the love of her life and husband of ...

James R. (Jim) Peters

James R. (Jim) Peters

James R. (Jim) Peters was healed and given new life with our Lord, Jesus Christ, on February 22, 2017, which is also his baby brother, Butch Peters, birthday. He was born on October 8, 1942, to James L (Pete) and Wilma L. Boso Peters, in Parkersburg, W.Va. He is survived by his wife, “best ...

Billy M. Smith

Billy Maurice Smith, 97, of Walker, W.Va., died Feb. 26, 2017, at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, W.Va. He was born Feb. 5, 1920, in Richwood, W.Va., a son of the late Edison Ruhl and Beulah Givins Smith. He retired from Borg Warner as a mechanic and previously worked as a heavy ...

Wanda L. Sparks

Wanda Lee Sparks, 74, of Frazeysburg, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Genesis Health Care in Zanesville, Ohio. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home, Marietta, with burial following in Mount Pleasant (Burnt Hill) Cemetery. ...

Anna Starkey

Anna Lee Starkey, 77, of Waverly, passed away Feb. 26, 2017, at her residence. There will be no visitation or services. Kimes Funeral Home is assisting the family with cremation services.

Hilda M. Warren

Hilda M. Warren, 93, of Marietta, passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at The Pines. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home, Marietta. Visitation is Tuesday after 3 p.m. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Cyril L. Wilson

Cyril L. Wilson, 87, of Marietta, passed away at 12:05 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at Beverly, Ohio. Funeral services will be 11 a.m Tuesday, Feb. 28, at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home, Marietta. Burial will follow in Salem Township Cemetery. Visitation is 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at the ...

Roger Lee Bell

Roger Lee Bell

Roger Lee Bell, 66, of Washington, W.Va., passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 20, 1950, in Parkersburg, W.Va., the son of the late John and Fosteen (Hughes) Bell. Roger was retired from O Ames after 30 years. He ...

Donzil ‘Chuck’ Lee Eddy

Donzil “Chuck” Lee Eddy, better known as “Coach” to many, passed after complications from surgery at Duke University, on February 20, 2017, at the age of 76. Chuck was one of seven children to Harold and Katherine Eddy. He was preceded in death by his sister Winnie; brothers, Carl ...

Kenneth R. Hopkins

Kenneth R. Hopkins

Kenneth R. Hopkins, 67, of Parkersburg, passed away February 25, 2017, at the Camden Clark Medical Center Memorial Campus. He was born in Elizabeth, W.Va., the son of the late David Robert and Gladys Hall Hopkins. He was a graduate of Wirt County High School and had attended college. He was ...

John James Howard

John James Howard, 88, Lancaster, peacefully entered his heavenly home on Thursday, February 23, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Surviving, are his wife, Dorothy; sons, John “Jay” (Diane) Howard II, Columbus, Gregory (Jacqueline) Howard, Lancaster, and daughter, Jane (Brad) Thoman, ...

Peter Andrew Kinneberg

Peter Andrew Kinneberg

Peter Andrew Kinneberg, 61, of Vincent, Ohio, died Friday, February 24, 2017. Born in Ely, Nev., on August 17, 1955, he was a son of the late David Andrew and Helen Louise Oelwein Kinneberg. He had retired as an engineer in the BCU unit at Kraton Polymers in Belpre, Ohio. Peter was very ...

Daniel Linder

Daniel Matthew “Matt” Linder, 43, of Pennsboro, W.Va., passed away Feb. 23, 2017. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 2333 Pike Street, south Parkersburg. Burial will be in Marshville Baptist Cemetery, Salem, W.Va. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday.

Clarence Lott

Clarence Marshall Lott, 85, of Elizabeth, W.Va., passed away Feb. 23, 2017. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2333 Pike St., south Parkersburg.

E. Edward ‘Ted’ Reagle Jr.

E. Edward ‘Ted’ Reagle Jr.

E. Edward “Ted” Reagle Jr., 97, of Bentley Village, Naples, Fla., died Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at the Bentley Village Care Center after brief illness. He was born June 13, 1919, in New York City, New York, a son of the late Eustace Edward and Helen L. (nee Burnett) Reagle Sr. Ted had ...