Obituaries

Dennis Bailey

Dennis Ray Bailey, 65, of Mt. Zion, W.Va. died Oct. 17, 2017. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Arnoldsburg. Visitation noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday. Interment Clayton Stump Cemetery.

Nile Dorn Eddy Sr.

Nile Dorn Eddy Sr.

Nile Dorn Eddy Sr., 90, of Parkersburg, passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Camden Clark Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born July 20, 1927, in Parkersburg, son of the late William and Anna Rutter Eddy. Nile was a U.S. Army Veteran. He along with his wife, Mary ...

Earl Johnson

Earl W. Johnson, 74, of Parkersburg, passed away Oct. 12, 2017. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Betty Jean Cox Garrison Lowther

Betty Jean Cox Garrison Lowther

Betty Jean Cox Garrison Lowther, 87, passed away peacefully at Ohio Valley Health Care on October 20, 2017. She was born December 1, 1929 in Petroleum, WV, the daughter of the late Russell B. Cox and Bernice Tennant. She attended Cornerstone Gospel Church. She retired from Corning Glass Works ...

Moynelle Rexi Moats

Moynelle Rexi Moats, 97, of Parkersburg, died October 19, 2017, at the Parkersburg Care Center. She was born October 20, 1919 in Ritchie County a daughter of the late Russell and Pearl Null Moats. She retired from Northern Pacific Railroad and also worked for Dudley Florist and Stone & ...

Frances Lorrene Willard Richmond

Frances Lorrene Willard Richmond

Frances Lorrene Willard Richmond passed from this earthly home to her heavenly home on October 19, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Frances was born on May 6, 1927 in Rainelle, WV. Frances was a compassionate, giving and loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. ...

Esther L. Sidwell

Esther L. Sidwell, 84, of Coolville, OH, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Canton, OH. She was born April 18, 1933 in Elizabeth, WV daughter of the late Howard and Iva Petty Wright. Esther is survived by her husband, Boyd “Windy” Sidwell; 6 sons, Robert and Gwyneth Church, Billy ...

Stephen E. Smith

Stephen E. Smith

Stephen E. Smith, 75 of Vienna, WV, passed away October 20, 2017, at his residence. He was born December 22, 1941 in West Union, WV the son of the late Earl Nathan and Goldia Helen Price Smith.Stephen worked 33 years in Public Secondary School Administration. He had worked in Ritchie and ...

Wolfgang Wilhelm Strobl

Wolfgang Wilhelm Strobl

Hail to the Victors valiant. Hail to the conqu’ring heroes. Hail! Hail! To Michigan, The champions of the West! Michigan lost one of its’ biggest fans when Wolfgang Wilhelm Strobl passed away on October 20, 2017, at the age of 74. Muck was born on January 15, 1943 in Karlsruhe, Germany ...

Darrell Shock

Darrell E. Shock, 86, of Arnoldsburg, W.Va., passed away Oct. 15, 2017. Funeral service noon Sunday, Rush Run Baptist Church. Viewing 11 a.m. prior to service. Interment Shock Cemetery.

Carol Brookover

Carol Lee Knight Brookover, 72, of St. Marys, WV, passed away, October 18, 2017, at her residence. She was born, May 4, 1945, in St. Marys, WV, a daughter of the late Bruce W. and Mary F. Rea Knight. Carol attended St. Marys High School, and the First Baptist Church of St. Marys, WV. She had ...

John Coleman

John E. Coleman, 33, of Lowell, passed away Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Funeral services 1:30 p.m. Sunday, McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home. Burial East Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Saturday.

John Thomas Frazier

John Thomas Frazier

John Thomas Frazier, 78, of Parkersburg, passed away October 18, 2017, at his residence. He was born in Elizabeth, WV, the son of the late Willie and Bernice Mae Backus Frazier. He was a U.S. Army veteran and had been employed as an auto mechanic and truck driver for Lightning Express. He ...

Doris Elder McGinnis

Doris Elder McGinnis

Doris Elder McGinnis, 92, of Vienna, died October 17, 2017. She was born January 24, 1925 in Fairmont, WV a daughter of the late Emory E. and Alma Vassar Elder and was a graduate of Fairmont Senior High School in 1943 where she was a majorette for the Polar Bear Marching Band. Doris McGinnis ...

Frances Taylor

Frances L. Taylor, 79, of Newport, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Funeral services 11 a.m. Monday, McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home. Burial Newport Cemetery. Visitation 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sunday.

John Edward Wade

John Edward Wade, 48, of Rockport, WV, passed away October 16, 2017. He was born in Parkersburg the son of Carl Edward and Dianne Louise Haynes Wade of Rockport, WV. He had worked with contractors and was a very talented plumber, carpenter and electrical worker. In addition to his parents he ...

Lea Webb

Lea Alice Webb, 70, of Marietta, Ohio, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home is assisting the family with cremation arrangements and memorial services will be announced at a later time.

Debra Wile

Debra Jean Wile, 57, of Belpre, Ohio, passed away Oct. 18, 2017. Arrangements have been entrusted to Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre.

Rose Wright

Rose Lee Wright, 80, of Spencer, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Service 4 p.m. today, Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer. Burial Hodam Cemetery near Spencer. Visiting is one hour prior to the service.

Hazel May Bartz

Hazel May Bartz

Hazel May Bartz, 100 years old, of Harrisville, WV, died on October 16,2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, OH held in song by all six of her loving children and other family members. She passed from this world with the dignity and grace for which she was known. No words can ...