Obituaries

Larry G. Brothers

Best known as (Hooks), (Coach) or (Pops) passed away peacefully October 09, 2018 at the age of 81, in Pleasants Co., WV. Born in Parkersburg on February 27, 1937, he lived in Parkersburg and Vienna, WV and briefly Burlington, NC. Larry was one of two sons of the late Geraldine (Wilson) and ...

John Franklin Deem

John Franklin Deem died October 10, 2018 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital. Frank was born March 20, 1928 in Harrisville, WV. He was the son of Lyla Matheny and Fulton S. Deem. He was a business man who graduated from Harrisville High School; attended Mountain State Business College, WVU ...

Mary R. Edwards

Mary R. Edwards, 80 of Mineral Wells passed away October 10, 2018 at her residence. She was born December 20, 1937 the daughter of the late Earl and Reta Winland. She graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1956 and shortly after graduation worked for the Parkersburg News and Sentinel as ...

Irma Johnson

Irma Johnson, age 100, of Belpre, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Irma was born November 11, 1917 to J. Marion Burnfield and Mary Ann (Watson) Burnfield. She was a lifetime member of the Belpre Congregational Church, Valedictorian of Belpre High School class of ...

Arthur H. Jones

Arthur H. Jones, 86, of Marietta, died peacefully Saturday, Oct. 6, after a long illness. A memorial service is planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to The Mid-Ohio Valley Players (MOVP) 229 W.Putnam Street, Marietta, OH, 45750; The Arbors, 400 N. 7th Street, ...

Margaret S. Piggott

Margaret S. Piggott, 68, of Walker, WV, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at The Willows. She was born October 27, 1949, in Warren, OH, the daughter of the late William and Peggy Martin. Margaret was an Ordained Minister and performed Missionary work overseas. She was an EMT in ...

Larry L. Shears

Larry L. Shears, 80, Marietta, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. According to his wishes, he will be cremated and a graveside service will be announced at a later date. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.Lankfordfh.com. In Lieu of ...

Edward M. Adams Sr.

Edward Maxwell Adams Sr., 96, passed away after a brief illness on October 6, 2018. He was born on February 25, 1922 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, the son of Isaac Maxwell Adams and Beryl Moore Adams. He was a longtime resident of Owensboro, KY and subsequently Doylestown, PA, Punta Gorda, ...

Oella Virginia Elder

Oella Virginia Elder, 96, of Cairo, W.Va., died October 6, 2018 at her residence. She was born August 8, 1922 at St. Marys, the daughter of the late Joseph C. and Cora Alice Seevers Cunningham. Mrs. Elder was a homemaker and a member of Cairo Baptist Church. She enjoyed her family and ...

Jessica Louise Holbert

Jessica Louise Holbert, 43, of Vienna, passed away Sep. 24, 2018 with the compassionate care of Camden Clark Medical Center and Housecalls Hospice. Mid Ohio Valley Cremation Society is assisting with a private cremation.

Nancy Borden Hoy

Nancy Borden Hoy, 85, of Marietta, Ohio, died Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Elmcroft of Marietta. Memorial, 11 a.m., Saturday, First Unitarian Universalist Church, with The Rev. Kathryn Hawbaker officiating. Private burial in Mound Cemetery. Family will greet friends at a reception at the ...

Ezra (Tiny) James Miller

Ezra (Tiny) James Miller, 83, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 1, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born March 17, 1935 in Parkersburg, WV, the son of Romie Harlan and Letha Myrtle O’Dell Miller. Tiny married the love of his life, Wanda Ruth Martin on December 12, 1956. He ...

Michael Scott Snyder

Michael Scott Snyder, 60, of Little Hocking, OH, passed away Monday, October 8, 2018 at the Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, WV. He was born November 10, 1957 in Vienna, WV, a son of Thelma Wiseman Snyder of Boaz, WV and the late Cloyd’’Ike’’ Snyder. Michael was a graduate of ...

Betty Lou Stansberry

Betty Lou Stansberry, 86, Stuart Ave., West Union, passed away Tuesday Oct. 9, 2018 in her residence. Funeral, 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, Spurgeon Funeral Home with Pastor Ken Kelley presiding. Interment, Masonic Memorial Park, West Union. The family will receive friends in the Spurgeon Funeral ...

Carrie Dawn Watson

Carrie Dawn Watson, 39, passed away Oct. 7, 2018 in Athens County, Ohio. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Oct. 11, 2018, Kimes Funeral Home. Visiation, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Emily Laine Jessup

Emily Laine Jessup, 31, died on October 2, 2018, from the disease of opioid addiction. She leaves behind her grandmother, Harilyn Bell Burger; her parents, Vince Jessup and Cathy Bell; her sister, Jesse Hyde with husband Sam; her twin brother, Benjamin Jessup; and nieces, Lydia, Shelby, and ...

Mozelle “Tootie” Justice

Mozelle “Tootie” Justice, 72, passed away Oct. 6, 2018 at the home of her niece inWeston, W.Va. A funeral service will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Arnoldsburg. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will be in Lamb Cemetery.

Larry Gale Pifer

Larry Gale Pifer, age 70, departed this life on October 5, 2018 at Morgantown WV. He was born June 16, 1948, in Ritchie County the son of the late Donald Ray and Anna Mae Nichols Pifer. Larry had worked in the construction trade as an electrician and was a veteran of the United States Army ...

Raymond Emerson Reynolds

Raymond Emerson Reynolds, 65 of Gandeeville, West Virginia died at home Oct. 7, 2018. Services, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at the Mt. Herman Community Church with Pastor Ronnie Kennedy officiating. Burial, Reynolds Cemetery at the end of the Mt. Herman Cemetery. Visitation will be two ...

Charlotte Smith

Charlotte Smith, 75, of Middlebourne departed this life Monday, October 8, 2018 in Wheeling Hospital. She was born August 23, 1943 in Parkersburg a daughter of the late Jacob and Ruth Booher Winland. Charlotte was a beautician for 40 plus years and a member of LaZears Chapel United Methodist ...