Obituaries

Jocele L. Bryant

Jocele L. Bryant, 76, of St. Marys, WV, passed away suddenly on July 15, 2019. She was born September 14, 1942, in Morgantown, WV, a daughter of the late Michael M. and Jocele Lilly Lynch. Jocele graduated from WVU with her Bachelor’s Degree and her Master’s Degree. While at WVU, Jocele was ...

Henrietta Edwards

Henrietta Edwards, 93, of St. Mary’s, WV, formerly of South Charleston, passed away July 15, 2019, at The Heritage Assisted Living Center, 1809 North Pleasants Highway, St. Mary’s. Per her wishes, there will be a private graveside service at the New Lone Oak Cemetery in Point Pleasant.

Bob Hattman

Michael Robert Hattman, 72, of Parkersburg, passed away July 15, 2019 at Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born on September 23, 1946 in Parkersburg, the son of the late John L. and Mary L. Guckert Hattman. Bob had served as principal at both Parkersburg Catholic and Belpre High Schools ...

Virginia “Marie” Lyons

Virginia “Marie” Lyons, 62, of Parkersburg, died July 11, 2019 at the Camden Clark Medical Center. She was born on August 30, 1956 in Parkersburg, WV and was the daughter of the late Raymond Edward Lyons, Sr. and Hazel Cross Lyons. She was proud of the family she had, was the life of the ...

Bruce E. Northrup, M.D.

Bruce E. Northrup, M.D., of Newtown Square, PA, died on July 13, 2019. His Memorial Service will be held on Thurs. July 18, at 11 AM, at The Church of the Redeemer, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.

Larry Lee Shinn

Larry Lee Shinn, 72, of Mount Alto, WV, passed away July 10, 2019, at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, following an extended illness. Celebration of life will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., Monday, July 22, 2019, at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV.

Denvil G. Adkins

Denvil G. Adkins, 68, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on July 14, 2019, at Jackson General Hospital in Ripley, WV. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood with Raymond Ray officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory ...

John C. Cox

John C. Cox, 67, of Marietta, passed away at 8:25 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Thursday (July 18) at 11 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Travis Taylor officiating. Family will greet friends at the funeral ...

Ronnie William Davis

Ronnie William Davis, 72, of Marietta, Ohio, died Sunday, July 14, 2019. He was born on July 17, 1946 in Ashtabula, Ohio to George William and Virginia Dakota May Davis. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2019, with Mayor Joe Matthews officiating. Burial will ...

Phyllis Ann Hedrick

Phyllis Ann Hedrick, 79, of Spencer, West Virginia, died July 14, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Bridegport, West Virginia. Phyllis was born September 16, 1939 in Greenbrier County, West Virginia a daughter of the late Cartha and Rachel Boyd Dotson. She was retired from Spencer Newspapers ...

Ray Glen Isner

Ray Glen Isner, 79, of Greenwood, W.Va. (Yeagers Run Community), departed this life on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Carehaven of Pleasants in Belmont. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home, Pennsboro. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at ...

Samuel Henry Saunders

Samuel Henry Saunders, 89, of Reedy, W.Va., died July 13, 2019 at the Roane General Hospital in Spencer. Per his request, the body was cremated with burial at the Highland Memorial Gardens in Pecks Mill at a later date. Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, in Spencer is in charge of the arrangements. ...

Sharon Lee Sheff

Sharon Lee Sheff, 69 of Belpre, Ohio, formerly of Lubeck, WV, died July 14, 2019 at the Camden Clark Medical Center. Arrangements pending at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre.

William John Shockey

William John Shockey, age 58, was called home July 13th, 2019. He was born in Cambridge, Ohio, to the late Clarence William and Wilma Shockey. He is survived by six sisters; Cynthia J. (Jeff) Huxley (Shockey), Donna Harrison, Debbie Harrison, Deborah (Ben) Cummings (Shockey), Brenda Buchhannon ...

Ruth Joann Stump

Ruth Joann Stump, 81, of Parkersburg, WV, passed away July 14, 2019 at Worthington Healthcare Center, Parkersburg, WV. She was born May 12, 1938 in Stumptown, WV, a daughter of the late Alfred B. and Almedia Kerby Stump. She attended school in Normantown prior to her family moving to ...

Ronald Paul Weese

Ronald Paul Weese, 64, passed away on July 14, 2019 at Wheeling Hospital. He was the husband and high school sweetheart of Marsha Weese with whom he shared 45 years of marriage. He was the “Best Dad in the Whole World” to his children. Ronald and Marsha created a family and many memories ...

Michael Watts Ludwig

Michael Watts Ludwig, 62 of Washington, WV, formerly of Ripley, passed away July 13, 2019 from injuries received in an auto accident. Mike was born April 24, 1957 in Houston, TX, a son of the late Max R. and Margaret “Peggy” Watts Ludwig. He was a 1975 graduate of Ripley High School where ...

Kelly Lynch

Kelly Lynch, 57, of Guysville, OH passed away from a sudden illness on July 9, 2019 at Ohio State University Hospital. He was born on August 29, 1961 in Miami, FL and was the son of the late Lloyd and Margaret Lynch. Kelly’s love for trucks as a boy led him to a career in owning his own semi ...

Ronald Gale Tidd

Ronald Gale Tidd, 72, of Newport, passed away at 5 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus with his family at his side. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial following in Newport Cemetery. ...

Beatrice Barnhart

Beartrice Barnhart, 87, of Cross Lanes, W.Va., passed away July 12, 2019, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, W.Va. Burial will follow in Creston Cemetery, Evans. Visitation will be one hour prior to time of service ...