Obituaries

Naomi Ester Bell McDonald

Naomi Ester Bell McDonald, age 92, of Leachtown, WV, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Cedar Grove Assisted Living. She was born July 27, 1925, in Marion County, WV, a daughter of the late William Santford Bell and Clara Wilson Bell. She was a member of the Lost Pavement Church of ...

Lisa Jean Stevens

Lisa Jean Stevens, 57, of Walker, WV, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Camden Clark Medical Center with family by her side. She was born March 4, 1960, in Chelsea, MA, daughter of Doris Basham Edwards of Vienna and the late Grant Chaddock. Lisa was a 1978 graduate of ...

Cullen Sutton

Cullen B. Sutton, 75, of Marietta, passed away Nov. 16, 2017. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Mary Belle Taylor

Mary Belle Taylor, 98, of the Wyngate Senior Living Center, Parkersburg, WV, passed away on November 9, 2017, at the Camden Clark Medical Center. She was born on May 13, 1919, in Wayne County, IL, to Frank Best and Mayme Straub Best. Mary Belle was raised in Cisne, IL by her Aunt Agnes Best ...

James Walraven

James Scott Walraven, 41, of Belpre, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Funeral services 1 p.m. Saturday, White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, Coolville. Burial Coolville Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 p.m. today.

Betty Fern Holpp Weaver

Betty Fern Holpp Weaver, 91 of Grantsville, passed peacefully into God’s presence on November 14, 2017 at Roane General Hospital. Betty Fern was born September 25, 1926, the daughter of the late Frank and Etta Holpp. She grew up on Yellow Creek along with her late siblings, Vonda Gunn and ...

Hazel Aldene Wright

Hazel Aldene Wright, of Parkersburg, WV, formerly of Wheeling, WV died Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in the Ohio Valley Health Care, Parkersburg, WV. Daughter of Albert and Eva (Antil) Tedrow, Cameron, WV. She was married to Louis Alton “Al” Wright they lived primarily in and around ...

Betty Ruth (Eaton) Atkinson

Betty Ruth (Eaton) Atkinson, 82, of Parkersburg, WV passed peacefully Tuesday, November 14, 2017. She was born March 20, 1935 in Rockport, WV to late parents Charles and Norma Eaton. Betty graduated from Parkersburg High School and went on to become a 1957 graduate of the Camden Clark School ...

Wilson Davis

Wilson Davis, 94, of Pennsboro, WV, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away on November 14, 2017 following a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was born in Pennsboro, WV, September 6, 1923, son of the late Burnell and Nellie Wilson Davis of Pennsboro, ...

Virginia Hayhurst Deem

Virginia Hayhurst Deem passed away November 11, 2017, at Harmar Place, Marietta, OH. She was born December 28, 1927 at Burnt House, WV, a daughter of the late Ethan A. Hayhurst and Lucy Welch Hayhurst. On April 25, 1947 she was married to Fred Gail Deem who expired in 1976. She was a ...

Marie Devol

Marie Georgette Devol, 86, of Marietta, Ohio, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Memorial Mass 10 a.m. Friday, Basilica. There will be no visitation. Burial Putnam Cemetery. Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples is handling the services.

Danny Furr

Danny Hayward Furr, 67, of Glenville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Funeral service 1 p.m. Friday, Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville. Burial Stalnaker Cemetery, Glenville. Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

Donald Hoover

Donald Wayne Hoover, 77, formerly of Washington, WV, passed away November 14, 2017 at Eagle Pointe Nursing Home. He was born in Wood County August 17, 1940, a son of the late William Hoover and Hazel Virginia (Andrews) Hoover. Donald loved sports and bowling. He is survived by his wife ...

Michael “Mike” Paul Jones

Michael “Mike” Paul Jones, 56, joined his Heavenly Father on Oct. 4, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. Mike was born Sept. 15, 1961, in Parkersburg, a son of the late Deanna Sue and his father Howard LeRoy Jones Sr. Mike is survived by his wife of nine years, Marleen, and stepchildren; his ...

John A. Martin

A light went out of the world when John A. Martin, 66, left it suddenly November 8, 2017. He was pronounced dead at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital. He was born April 20, 1951 to the late William G. and Mary L. (Friedlander) Martin. John was a Christian by faith and attended First United ...

Larry Nichols

Larry W. Nichols, 64, of Parkersburg, passed away Nov. 14, 2017. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Kimes Funreal home and Cremation services.

Delores Ollom

Delores J. Ollom, of Marietta, passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. Per mom’s request there was no funeral. She was buried Tuesday, East Lawn Memorial Park. Hadley Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Gregory Allen Wood Sr.

Gregory Allen Wood Sr., 66, a forty year resident of Belleville, WV passed away on his 66th birthday at his Beloved Aunt’s home in Parkersburg, WV. He was born in Parkersburg, the eldest son of Ira and Esther Pilchard Wood on November 14, 1951 and had lived in Vienna and Parkersburg before ...

Virginia (Ginny) Arnott

Virginia (Ginny) Irene (Uhl) Arnott, 84, of Parkersburg, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wood County, WV October 29, 1933 a daughter of the late Lewis Douglas Uhl and Viola Rebecca (Lutz) Uhl. Virginia graduated from Belpre High ...

Betty Atkinson

Betty Atkinson, 82, of Parkersburg, passed away Nov. 14, 2017. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.