Obituaries

Winston Anderson

Winston Anderson, 80, of Mineral Wells, WV died Tuesday March 12, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born in Jamestown, NY a son of the late Winston “Andy” and Annette (Peterson) Anderson. He graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School and received his bachelors from Miami ...

Rebecca Jane Cullen

Rebecca Jane Cullen, 68, of Vienna died March 12, 2019 at Camden Clark Medical Center. She was born August 23, 1950 in Weston, WV, the daughter of the late John Thomas and Martha Margaret Jarvis Cullen. Rebecca was a homemaker and enjoyed playing golf, cookouts with her family, spending ...

Margaret Jeanne Dye

Margaret Jeanne Dye, 83, of Mineral Wells, went home to be with her Lord and Savior March 12, 2019. She was born on June 12, 1935 in Parkersburg and was the daughter of the late Homer and Margaret Leonhart Marshall. Margaret worked as a Certified Nurse Assistant at Grant County Memorial ...

Cindy Giboney Northrop Gessner

Cindy Giboney Northrop Gessner, age 60, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 28, 1958, in Parkersburg, WV, to Shirley G. Giboney and Emogene Coss Giboney. She was a 1976 graduate of St. Marys High ...

Mary Ann Bickel Gideon

Mary Ann Bickel Gideon, 88, of Coolville, OH, passed away March 13, 2019 at Camden Clark Medical Center. She was born on April 2, 1930, in Parkersburg, WV, the daughter of the late William Henry “Wig” and Theora Estelle Huffman Bickel. Mary Ann was raised on the Bickel Estate near Lubeck. ...

Harold Bruce Lawson Jr.

Harold Bruce Lawson, Jr., 53, of Parkersburg, passed away unexpectedly March 13, 2019. He was born on November 29, 1965 in Clarksburg, WV, son of Judith P. Shingleton Lawson and the late Harold B. Lawson In addition to his mother, Harold is survived by his only child, a daughter Kortni A. ...

Jacqueline Malley

Jacqueline Malley, 90, Charlottesville, Va., passed away March 14, 2019 at Elmcroft Assisted Living, Marietta, Ohio, Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funderal Home, Parkersburg.

Jerry Alfred Maxwell

Jerry Alfred Maxwell, 66, of Charleston, WV, departed this life in the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston following an extended illness. He was born February 23, 1953 in Grantsville, WV; son of the late Janis Maxwell Martin. Jerry ...

Rebecca Lynn Mullins

Rebecca Lynn Mullins, 62, of Spencer, West Virginia, passed away at home on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. There will be no funeral service as her wishes were to be cremated. A memorial gathering of family and friends will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at the Taylor-Vandale ...

Judith Ann Shepherd

Judith Ann (Judy) Shepherd, 81, of The Willows, Parkersburg passed away March 14, 2019 . She was born in Ritchie County a daughter of Harold and Ruby Jeffries Jones. Judy was a member of the Pike Church of God-Ellenboro, WV, the Order of Eastern Star and was an avid camper and ...

Francis Neal Waggoner Sr.

Francis Neal Waggoner Sr., 79, of Parkersburg, passed away March 7, 2019 at his residence under the care of his family and Amedisys Hospice. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society’s on-site crematory.

Winston Palm Anderson

Winston Palm Anderson, 80, of Mineral Wells, passed away March 13, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Jackie Bailes

Jackie Bailes, 85, of Marietta, Ohio, died at the Marietta Memorial Hospital on March 12, 2019. She was born in Baton Rouge, LA on August 13, 1933 and was the daughter of the late Lawrie Cazes and Hilda Hall Barillier. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Williamstown, WV. She had ...

John Audrey Benton

John Audrey Benton, 70, of Marietta, Ohio, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home, with Dr. Christopher Longgrear officiating. Visitation will be ...

William Eugene Harris

William Eugene Harris, 94, 33°, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon. He was born May 10, 1924, at West Milford, WV, a son of the late Dr. Thomas G. and Dora Bailey Harris. He was the youngest and last surviving of nine children. He was united in ...

R. Thomas Knapp

R. Thomas Knapp, 81, of Rock Hill, S.C., passed away March 13 at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Harold Bruce Lawson, Jr.

Harold Bruce Lawson, Jr., 53, of Parkersburg, passed away March 13, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements have been entrusted to Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Shawn Michael Lynch

Shawn Michael Lynch, 42, Waverly, passed away March 12 at UPMC, Pittsburgh. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

James C. Picarella

James C. Picarella, 79, of Ripley, passed away March 12, 2019 in Select Specialty Hospital following a long illness. He was born August 17, 1939, in Smithers, WV, a son of the late Charles and Sarah Compton Picarella. He graduated from Montgomery High School with the Class of 1958. Jim was a ...

Edna Jean Seberig

Edna Jean Seberig, 77, of Evans, WV, passed away March 12, 2019, at her residence. In keeping with Edna’s wishes, there will be no services. She will be buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Condolences may be shared with the family at castofuneralhome.com.