Obituaries

Fenton Thomas Courtney

Fenton Thomas Courtney, 60, of Ashboro, North Carolina, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at home. He was born July 12, 1957 in Tiffin, Ohio, a son of the late Herman and Mabel Mollohan Courtney. He was employed by Ashboro Elastics, enjoyed working in his yard and his flowers, watching ...

Roberta B. “Bertie” Cox

Roberta B. “Bertie” Cox, 88, of Parkersburg, died in Pittsburgh, PA on Thursday, November 16, 2017. She was born in Charleston, WV, on February 18, 1929, the daughter of Robert J. Berger and Flora (Gouverneur) Berger. In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by her husband ...

O. Earl Daugherty

O. Earl Daugherty

Olin Earl Daugherty, 76, of Parkersburg, passed away November 16, 2017 at Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born November 11, 1941 in Mineral Wells, WV, a son of the late Oliver C. and Goldie (Radcliff) Daugherty. Earl retired from the Bureau of Public Debt after 28 years of service. He was ...

Dave Hornbeck

Dave Hornbeck, 76, of Washington, WV, passed away November 17, 2017, at his residence following a brief illness. He was born, October 31, 1941, in Parkersburg, WV, a son of the late Geraldine Betty Hutson. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by brothers Gale Jr., Gary Eugene ...

Elaine Myer

Elaine Myer, 93, formerly of Vienna, passed away November 16, 2017. Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home of Vienna is in charge of arrangements and a full obituary will appear in the Sunday’s News.

Bonnie Parks

Bonnie M. Parks, 66, of Marietta, passed away Nov. 17, 2017. Funeral services 1 p.m. Tuesday, McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home. Buried Creighton Ridge Cemetery. Visitation 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday.

Neil Shumate

Neil Preston Shumate, 92, of Ravenswood, W.Va., passed away Nov. 15, 2017. Graveside service 1 p.m. Monday, Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood.

Paul E. Stemple

Paul E. Stemple, 76, of Harrisville, died November 16, 2017 at V.A. Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. He was born October 21, 1941 at Cedar Grove, WV the son of the late Ross L. and Amelia J.E. Urchell Stemple. Paul was a U.S. Air Force Veteran from 1959-1965. He was a truck driver for Harco ...

Marjorie Bethel

Marjorie Ellen Bethel, 79, of Parkersburg, passed away Nov. 12, 2017. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Floral Hills Cemetery, Quite Dell, W.Va.

Roberta Cox

Roberta B. Cox, 88, of Parkersburg, passed away Nov. 16, 2017. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Richard Gillon

Richard U. Gillon, 79, of Marietta, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Funeral Liturgy with Mass 10 a.m., Saturday, The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption, 506 4th St., Marietta. Burial The New St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today, Hadley Funeral Home ...

Lois R. Grant

Lois R. Grant, 71, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, WV. Lois was born September 21, 1946 in Ritchie County, WV, a daughter of the late Olin Meredith Miller and Elma Louise (Williamson) Miller of Harrisville, ...

Gladys Harris

Gladys Ruth Harris, 99, of Marietta, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Funeral services 11 a.m. Monday, McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home. Interment Putnam Cemetery. Visitation 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sunday.

Naomi Ester Bell McDonald

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

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

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

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 ...