Obituaries

Bridgett J. Skidmore Chapman

Bridgett J. Skidmore Chapman, 82, of Glenville, W.Va., departed this life on Monday, May 13, 2019, at the Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center in Grantsville, W.Va., following an extended illness. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Ellyson Mortuary Inc., Glenville. Burial ...

Bobby E. George

Bobby Edward George, 82 of Hurricane, WV, formerly of Mineral Wells, WV passed away May 11, 2019 at his residence. He was born October 22, 1936 in Belleville, WV a son of the late L. Doral and Dortha (Tennant) George. Mr. George retired from A.B. Chance and also worked for Bosley Rental in ...

Phebe F. Gumm

Phebe Ferguson Gumm, passed away May 12, 2019 at Minnie Hamilton Long Term Care Facility in Grantsville, WV. She was born in Revere, WV, to the late Wiley and Modenna Martin Ferguson. She is a member of Smithville Baptist Church. She was a retired rural mail carrier travelling the roads ...

Anna Lee Halstead

Anna Lee Halstead, 69, of Parkersburg, W.Va., formerly of Petroleum, W.Va., passed peacefully from this life on May 13, 2019, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 ...

Gerrod Philip Robey

Gerrod Philip Robey, 34, of Parkersburg, lost his battle with addiction May 9, 2019. Gerrod was born April 30, 1985 in Parkersburg to Gerald Robey and Donna McCune Vincent. Gerrod will be deeply missed by his wife; Britney Robey, parents; Gerald Robey and Donna Vincent and step-father, ...

Stella Ruth Stalnaker

Stella Ruth Stalnaker, 99, of Farmington, W.Va., passed away May 10, 2019, at the Pierpont Center at the Fairmont Campus where she had resided for the last eight years. She was born on May 30, 1919, at East Run. Stella was the daughter of Elias L. Criss and Belva Belle Toothman Criss. Stella ...

Kenneth Keith Walton

DURHAM, NC - Kenneth Keith Walton, 90, of Durham, NC, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Durham Medical Center. He was born Nov. 22, 1928 in Pickerington, OH, son of the late Carl and Betty Brown Walton. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. Kenneth is survived by 3 sons, Robert Walton of ...

David Allen Curry

David Allen Curry, 61, of Parkersburg, passed away May 12, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born December 21, 1957 in Wood County, WV to Shirley Miller Stroehman and the late Wade Curry. He was a Conductor for the CSX Railroad and was a U. S. Army Veteran, a lifetime member of the ...

Eva “Paulette” Farnen

Eva “Paulette” Farnen, 68, of Belpre, died May 10, 2019 at her residence. Paulette was born on September 17, 1950. in New Orleans, LA., a daughter of the late Anthony Francis and Mazie Louise (Clark) Spiehler. Paulette had worked for Sears in the security department and had attended St. ...

James Paul Foster

James Paul Foster, 81, of Parkersburg, passed away May 13, 2019 at Eagle Pointe. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

James Atha Kerns

James Atha Kerns, 86 years, passed away May 11th 2019, approximately 3:20p.m. at home in Pataskala, Ohio. He was formerly of Sun St. Parkersburg, WV. Jim was born June 26th 1932, in Fairmont,WV Son of the late, Ina Ellen Vangilder and Timothy Francis Kerns. Jim retired 30years from Kaiser ...

John Keith Lessner

John Keith Lessner, 55, of Parkersburg, passed away May 9, 2019, at Camden Clark Medical Center. There will be no visitation or services. Cremation services have been entrusted to Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 400 Green St. Parkersburg.

Harry Pugh

Harry Pugh, 75, Marietta, died May 9, 2019. Harry’s family will greet friends from 5-7 pm Thursday, May 16 at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home, with a Service of Celebration to be at 7 p.m.

Bobbie Lee Ruble

Bobbie Lee Ruble, 71 passed away May 11, 2019 at his home in Bainbridge, Ind., after a short illness. Bob was born in Parkersburg, WV on August 19, 1947 to the late Inez Varner Smith. Bob is survived by his wife of 51 years Marlene (Corbitt) Ruble; three sons Michael Ruble (Tracey), Jamie Ruble ...

Donald James Slawson

Donald James Slawson, 66, of Pennsboro, W.Va., departed this life on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Charleston, W.Va. Private arrangements were held at the convenience of the family with McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home in Pennsboro, W.Va.

Robert L. Taylor Jr.

Robert L. Taylor Jr., 58, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at his home in Davisville, WV. He was born January 31, 1961 to the late Robert L. Taylor and Doris M. (Scritchfield) Taylor. Rob graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1979. He was employed at DuPont where he had worked for 24 years. ...

Robert Wayne Taylor

Robert Wayne Taylor, 48, of Parkersburg, passed away May 6, 2019 at his residence. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Larry Elliott Williamson

Larry Elliott Williamson, 58, of Sistersville, WV, passed away May 12, 2019. There will be a memorial service at a later date. Online condolences may be offered at myersfuneralhomewv.com.

Phyllis J. Casto

Phyllis Jean (Bush) Casto, 70, of Ripley, W.Va., passed away May 11, 2019, in Hubbard Hospice West, Charleston, W.Va., following an extended illness. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in the Baptist Grove Cemetery, Leroy, W.Va. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May ...

Clara B. Fetty

Clara Belle Pickens Fetty, 89, passed away Saturday May 11, 2019 at Carehaven of Pleasants, Belmont, WV. Born on November 23, 1929, in Eureka, WV, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Doris Hardy Pickens. Clara was retired from Colin Anderson Center. She was a member of the CEOS of ...