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Claudia M. Adams

Claudia M. Adams

Claudia M. Adams, 72, Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. She was born on March 15, 1944, in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late Cecil C. and Enid M. Dotson Adams. She is survived by her brother, Carman (Beverly) Adams who she ...

Gary Roger Cooper

Gary Roger Cooper, 63, of Racine, passed away, at 3:46 a.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at his residence. Born February 11, 1953, in Calhoun County, West Virginia he was the son of the late Clarence and Bessie Maze Cooper. He retired from the Teamsters Union Local 505 in Huntington, West ...

Jimmy Dale Edgell

Jimmy Dale Edgell, 48, of Ellenboro died Jan. 16, 2017, at his residence. McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home of Pennsboro is handling the cremation arrangements.

Ernest “Ernie”
L. Hartshorn

Ernest “Ernie” L. Hartshorn

Ernie Hartshorn, 90, of Grantsville, W.Va., passed away at home, surrounded by family, on January 17, 2017. He was born on March 24, 1926, in Calhoun County the son of the late Everett and Josie Sturm Hartshorn. He is survived by daughters, Sharon Lynch of Parkersburg, W.Va.; Kathy Bailey ...

Nickesha Nicole
Lane (Lee)

Nickesha Nicole Lane (Lee)

Nickesha Nicole Lane (Lee), 41, of Parkersburg W.Va. passed away suddenly on January 16, 2017, at Camden Clark Medical Center. She was born on October 17, 1975, in Zanesville, OH, the daughter of Brian C and Angela L Chandler Lee. Nickesha (Nikki) was a 1995 graduate of Belpre High ...

John Laughery

John Laughery

John Franklin Laughery, 86, of Parkersburg, passed away January 17, 2017. He was born in Wood County October 15, 1930, a son of the late John Laughery and Fonda (Beall) Laughery Newhouse. John attended Wood County Schools, served four years in the U.S. Airforce.  He worked at Penn ...

Eugene W.
McPherson

Eugene W. McPherson

Eugene W. McPherson, 91, of Parkersburg and formerly of Washington, W.Va., passed away peacefully on January 17, 2017, at The Wyngate Assisted Living Facility, surrounded by his family. Mr. McPherson was born on September 22, 1925, at Rockport, West Virginia, the son of Harry C. McPherson ...

Sharon Weekley

Sharon Weekley

Sharon Sue (Hunt) Weekley, 73, of Parkersburg, passed away peacefully January 17, 2017, at Camden Clark Medical Center. She was born July 2, 1943, in Philippi, W.Va., a daughter of the late Buddy Hunt and Martha Margaret (Sandy) Hunt. Sharon retired from Guard Cleaning Co. and she ...

Jean Wilson

Shelby Jean (Archer) Wilson, 79, of Marietta, formerly of Beallsville, died Jan. 17, 2017. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at the McClure-Schafer Lankford Funeral Home, 314 Fourth St., Marietta, and 2-6 p.m. Saturday at the Harper Funeral Home, 52728 Ohio Ave., Beallsville. Services ...

Kathryn Lucinda Best

Kathryn Lucinda Best, 91, of Marietta died Jan. 16, 2017, at Harmar Place Rehabilitation and Extended Care Nursing Home in Marietta. Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home, Marietta, with the Rev. Diann O’Bryant officiating. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. ...

Barbara Ann Brander

Barbara Ann Brander, 55, of Spencer died Jan. 16, 2017, at Camden Clark Medical Center. A memorial service will be held 6 p.m. Thursday at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer. Visitation is one hour prior to services Thursday at the funeral home.

Bobby Christopher Bryant

Bobby Christopher Bryant, 31, of Marietta died Jan. 15, 2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home, Marietta. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Friday.

The Rev. Millard “Gene” Kerby

The Rev. Millard “Gene” Kerby, age 84, of Oak Hill, Ohio, and formerly of Calhoun County, West Virginia, went  to meet his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from the Edgewood Manor Nursing Facility in Wellston, Ohio.  He was born August 26, 1932 in Calhoun County, West Virginia ...

Harold Ray Lane Sr.

Harold Ray Lane Sr., 72, of Evans, W.Va., died Jan. 16, 2017, at his home. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans, with the Pastor Donald Keefer officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service on Thursday. Burial will follow in the Pine ...

Nickesha Lane

Nickesha Lane, 41, Parkersburg, died on Jan. 17, 2017, at Camden Clark Medical Center. Arrangements by Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, where visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday.

John H. Laughery

John H. Laughery, 86, of Parkersburg died on Jan. 17, 2017. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Charles Edwin Mitchell

Charles Edwin Mitchell

Charles Edwin Mitchell, 100+7 months, of Parkersburg passed away 1-17-17. Mr. Mitchell was the last surviving child of the late McLelland and Edna Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell and his late wife Esther Fluharty were married for 61 years until her death at the age of 81 in 1999. He was preceded in ...

Clarence Earl “Gib” Mowery

Clarence Earl “Gib” Mowery

Clarence Earl “Gib” Mowery, 79, of Parkersburg, passed away on January 17, 2017 at his residence. He was born December 10, 1937, in Parkersburg, WV, a son of the late Claude and Roxie Cochran Mowery. Gib retired from O’Ames after thirty seven years of service. He enjoyed playing ...

Elcie Margaret Pinder

Elcie Margaret Pinder, 76, of Ravenswood went home to be with the Lord on January 16, 2017. Margaret was born on September 4, 1940, in Glenwood, WV, daughter of the late Sanford and Kathlin Meadows Edmonds. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, ...

Connie (Robinson) Stacy

Connie (Robinson) Stacy, 51, of Doe Run, Mo., who was born in Parkersburg, died suddenly Jan. 13, 2017, at her home in Doe Run, Mo. Connie was helpful, selfless and a loving caretaker. She was the daughter of the late Helen M. Titus, the late Glendon “Tom” Robinson and the late Willis ...