Obituaries

Loretta Jean Wigal

Loretta Jean (Hudkins) Wigal, 55, of Parkersburg, passed away Nov. 4, 2018, in Marietta Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. Arrangements are pending at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

David Robert “Bob” Newlon

David Robert “Bob” Newlon, 87 of Smithville, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 5, 2018 at his residence. Funeral services 1 p.m., Thursday, at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville. Burial will follow in the New Mt. Olive Cemetery, Burnt House, W.Va., with military rites by Harris-Ritchie Post ...

John Charles Ayers

John Charles Ayers, 60, moved on to his tree stand in Heaven on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at the Lowell Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Highland Ridge Cemetery. Visitation ...

Bradley James Carabine

Bradley James Carabine, 38, died at Camden Clark Medical Center on Oct. 31, 2018, following an extended illness. Arrangements are pending at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Mary Catherine Corley

Mary Catherine Corley, 74, of Parkersburg, WV passed away November 3, 2018 at the Willows Center. Mary was born January 22, 1944 in Elizabeth, WV to Paul and Mary Black. Mary worked for the Parkersburg News in the Mail Room for 35 years. She attended Grace Gospel Church and loved spending ...

Joyce Marian Davis

Joyce Marian Davis, 77, of Belpre, Ohio, passed away Nov. 3, 2018, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, Ohio.

Susan K. Jones

Susan K. Jones, 72, a resident of Columbus, Ohio died very calmly and peacefully on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Kobacker Hospice House after a two and a half year battle with brain cancer. She was surrounded by family. Born on July 4, 1946 in Elkins, WV, Sue grew up in Webster Springs where ...

Joseph Leo Joyce

Joseph Leo Joyce born January 16th, 1944 to the late Stephen and Vieva (Hawkins) Joyce in Parkersburg WV. Passed away peacefully in the company of his loving wife and several lifelong friends. He graduated from Parkersburg Catholic High School in 1961, after graduating he enlisted in the ...

Tammy Lee Miller

Tammy Lee Miller, 57, of Parkersburg died November 3, 2018 at the Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital. Tammy was born August 27, 1961 in Parkersburg and was the daughter of Carroll Richard Miller Sr. and Norma McNemer Miller. Tammy is survived by her fiance, J.D. Jones; six sisters, Christina ...

Margaret J. Moore

Margaret Justine Moore, 86, of Big Bend, W.Va., formerly of St. Albans, W.Va., went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Nov. 2, 2018. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in the chapel at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Interment will be in Cunningham ...

Nancy Lou Smith (Finkel)

Nancy Lou Smith (Finkel), 78, of Rosewell, N.M., passed away Oct. 30, 2018. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly, Ohio. Burial will follow immediately after service at Waterford Cemetery, Waterford.

Beverly Kay Wigal

Beverly Kay Wigal, age 77, of Goodyear, AZ passed away October 22, 2018, at the Abrazo West Campus Hospital, Goodyear, AZ, after a short illness. Beverly was born in Parkersburg, WV on August 23, 1941, a daughter of the late William and Evelyn Warfield. Beverly was a 1959 graduate of ...

Mary Lou Boyles

Mary Lou Boyles, 87, of Spencer WV passed away November 2, 2018 at Roane General Hospital. She was born July 7, 1931 in Beaver, PA to the late Orva M. and Nell Golden Conley. Mary is survived by her husband of 64 years, Garrett Milton Boyles, a daughter, Jennifer Westfall and her husband Ken, ...

Bernard L. Chapman

Bernard L. Chapman, 77 of Belpre, Ohio died on November 2, 2018 at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. He was born in Clarksburg, WV on September 11, 1941 and was the son of the late Helmer L. and Vivian V. Powell Chapman. He retired from the Teamster Union where he had been a truck driver ...

Mary Beth Collins

Mary Beth (Hobbs) Collins, 57, of Cottageville, W.Va., passed away Oct. 29, 2018, at their residence in Maryland following a brief illness. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, W.Va. Burial will follow in Fairplain Cemetery, Ripley, W.Va. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. ...

Justa L. Harper

Justa L. Harper, 72, of Spencer, W.Va., died Nov. 2, 2018. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Elizabeth Darlene Hayes

Elizabeth Darlene Hayes, 74, of Friendly, W.Va., passed away Nov. 1, 2018, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. It was Darlene’s request that there be no visitation or funeral service. The Vaughan Funeral Home, 1010 Murdoch Ave., Parkersburg, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Dormal T. Hersman

Dormal T. Hersman, 93, of Parkersburg, WV passed away November 2, 2018 at her home. She was born September 9, 1925 in Spencer, WV to the late Norm and Orvie (Jarvis) McKown. Dormal was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Lee Hersman in 2015 and son, Donnie Hersman in 2012. Visitation ...

Marie A. Hissem

Marie A. Hissem (nee Richards) age 87, beloved wife of the late George; cherished daughter of the late Jack and Daisy (nee Taylor); dearest sister of Goldie Nelson; dear aunt and great-aunt of many. All services private. Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Arrangements by The DeJohn Funeral Home ...

Robert G. Johnston II

Robert G. Johnston II, 67, of Virginia Beach passed away October 24, 2018. Born in Parkersburg, West Virginia to the late Robert G. and Dorothy Johnston, he was also preceded in death by his sister JoAnn A. Bryan. He worked for Hills Department Store, then went into concrete construction. ...