Obituaries

Kenneth D. Nichols

Kenneth D. “Kenny” Nichols, 77, of Spencer, West Virginia, passed away on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at the Miletree Center in Spencer. Per his request, the body was cremated. A graveside memorial service and burial of his ashes will take place at a later date in the Otto Cemetery near Spencer. ...

Evelyn Pascone

Evelyn Pascone of Palm Harbor, Fl., entered into eternal rest on Jan. 13, 2019. Originally from West Virginia, the long-time Florida resident loved dancing and traveling the world with her husband, George. She was preceded in death by her husband, her sisters Betty Parker and Patricia Bennett, ...

William C. Seyler Sr.

William Clarke Seyler Sr., 68, of Poland, OH, passed away peacefully Jan. 14, 2019. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Churchtown, with The Rev. Timothy Davison celebrating. Visitation will be Thursday, from 2 to ...

Hazel Louise Wherry

Hazel Louise Wherry, 90, of St. Marys, WV, passed away, Jan. 14, 2019, at the Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, OH. She was born, March 18, 1928, in Alton, Upshur County, WV, a daughter of the late Clarence and Ressie Cutright Huffman. Louise was a graduate of Buckhannon Upshur High ...

Pamela Lee Barnes

Pamela Lee Barnes, 67, of Ellenboro, WV, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at Camden Clark Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Pam was born March 20, 1951 in Parkersburg, WV, a daughter of the late Everett and Olive (Hiley) Freeland. Pam was a graduate of ...

Dr. Tom Barrett

Dr. Tom Barrett, 84 of Belpre, Ohio died surrounded by his family on Jan, 12, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Marietta, Ohio on April 18, 1934 and was the son of the late Carroll J. and Clara Lee Kestermeier Barrett. He was a 1952 graduate of Vincent High School. He then graduated from ...

Sheldon “Gary” Deem

Sheldon “Gary” Deem, 71, of Belpre, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Jan. 12, 2019 after a lengthy illness. Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home 1305 Washington Blvd., Belpre Ohio. Burial will follow in the Deem Cemetery at Beatrice, ...

William Lewis Doak

William Lewis “Bill” Doak, 64, of Alma, WV, departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in New Martinsville, WV. In accordance with Bill’s wishes, he will be cremated. McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home, Pennsboro, WV, is assisting the family with the cremation arrangements.

Richard Harris Haught

Richard “Dick” Harris Haught, 86, of Williamstown, WV, passed away on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at Hannah’s House in Marietta, OH, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta, ...

Karla Jo Houser

Karla Jo Houser, 63, of Harrisville, departed peacefully, Jan. 13, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at Raiguel Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Houser family cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 5 - 8 p.m. Wednesday. ...

James Franklin Kidd Sr.

James Franklin Kidd Sr., 80, of Lubeck, WV, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born Nov. 30, 1938, in Washington County, OH, a son of the late John Franklin Kidd and Henrietta Jeanette Kidd Richardson (Glen). James retired from DuPont with over 38 years ...

Melissa Faye Layman

Melissa Faye Layman, 48, of Parkersburg, WV, passed away Jan. 11, 2019 at The Willows Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 6, 1970 in Wood County to Adath Coss and the late Paul Edward Layman. She was a graduate of Parkersburg South High School and had attended Pleasant View Baptist Church. She ...

Thomas Jefferson Luzader

Thomas Jefferson Luzader (Tommy J), 98, of 33 Gateway Lane. Glenville, departed this life on Friday Jan. 11, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.; at Genesis Health Care Center following an extended illness. Tommy’s wishes to be cremated has been honored and a memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. ...

Ruth Newcomb

Ruth Newcomb, 96, of Ravenswood, formerly of New Jersey, passed away on Jan. 12, 2019, after a long illness. The Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at St. Matthews Catholic Church in Ravenswood with Father Pen officiating. Visitation, 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. ...

Freda Mae Parsons

Freda Mae Parsons, 78, of Gandeeville, WV, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at Ravenswood Village Nursing Home following an extended illness. Service will be held on 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16. Visitation will be one hour prior at the Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home with Pastor Arnold Shaffer ...

Joseph Paul Perry

Joseph Paul Perry, 55, of Williamstown, passed away Jan. 13, 2019, at the Hospital in Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born on May 22, 1963, in Parkersburg, WV, the son of the late Harry Franklin, Sr. and JoAnn Bennett Perry. Joseph enjoyed painting, home repairs, fishing and camping. He ...

Cristena Jane Pickens

Cristena Jane (Easter) Pickens, 84, of Evans, WV, passed away Jan. 12, 2019, in the Ravenswood Care Center following an extended illness. Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 in the Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with Pastor David Fields officiating. Burial will follow in the ...

John Herman Rose

John Herman Rose, 76, of Chloe, WV, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, WV. Per his request, there will be no services. He will be buried on his farm. A memorial celebration in his honor will be announced and held at a later date for friends to commemorate his ...

Anna Lee “Ann” Perrine Staats

Ann Staats passed peacefully Jan. 10, 2019 at the Ravenswood Village. Ann was born in Fenwick, WV, second child of Robert Burl Perrine and Lona Jackson Perrine. She attended beauty school and worked as a hair stylist in Parkersburg and Ripley. Later in her life, she attended Graduate Real ...

Dr. Tom Barrett

Dr. Tom Barrett, 84, of Belpre, Ohio, died at his residence on Jan. 12, 2019. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre.