Obituaries

Rae M. (Andrews) Wallbrown

Rae M. (Andrews) Wallbrown, 94, of Parkersburg, WV, died peacefully Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Eagle Pointe. She was born in Parkersburg, WV a daughter of the late Hoyt and Bertha (Morrison) Andrews. She was a homemaker and a 1941 graduate of Parkersburg High School. She was a member of ...

Virginia Arnott

Virginia Arnott, 84, of Parkersburg, passed away Nov. 11, 2017. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg

Winona M. “Edie” Charlton

Winona M. “Edie” Charlton, 79 of Parkersburg passed away November 12, 2017. She was born in Wood County the daughter of the late Allen J. and Eva Propst Smith. She had retired from the Fraternal Order of the Eagles #2307 and was very active with the Eagles. She enjoyed reading, puzzles, ...

Richard (Dickie) E. Cline

Richard (Dickie) E. Cline

Richard (Dickie) E. Cline, age 57, passed away in a tragic accident on Nov. 10, 2017, along with his loyal dog Angel at his home in Pee Wee, W.Va. He was born March 11, 1960, to Elden and the late Janice (Canary) Cline also of Pee Wee. He is survived by his son, Bradley Cline (Robin ...

Linda Lou Hersman

Linda Lou Hersman, 72, of Harrisville, WV, went to Heaven to be with her Lord, her husband and her family on Nov. 12, 2017. Linda was born on August 24, 1945 in Wood County, WV, the daughter of the late Richard and Elma McIntyre Stoops. She attended Oil Ridge Community Church. Linda loved ...

Princess A. Jenkins

Princess A. Jenkins, 71, of Vienna, passed away November 12, 2017, peacefully at her residence. She was born October 23, 1946 in Wood County, WV, a daughter of the late Herman and Nora Bennett Porter. Princess was a homemaker, and a loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is ...

James “Jim” Edward Morrison

James “Jim” Edward Morrison, 63, of Harrisville, WV, departed this life unexpectedly on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Jim was born April 9, 1954 in Chicago, IL, a son of the late Silman Dempsey and Hattie Pauline (Parsons) Morrison. He was a graduate of Ripley High School in 1972 and was ...

Carol Shepler

Carol Ann Shepler, 74, Belmont, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 surrounded by family. She was born May 26, 1943, in Mt. Pleasant, PA, and was a daughter of the late William Francis and Ida Mae Seanor Achtziger. She was a 1961 graduate of Hempfield High School. Carol was manager for Family ...

Louetta M. VanFossen Wilson

Louetta M. VanFossen Wilson, 78, of Parkersburg, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017 at Eagle Pointe Nursing Facility. She was born January 31, 1939, in Wood County, daughter of the late Hoyt B. and Clara B. Metz VanFossen. Louetta was retired from The Public Debt after several years of ...

Penny L. Gazzale

Penny Lynn Gazzale, 62, of Lowell, Ohio, passed away on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, ...

Irma Hescht

Irma Hescht, 94, of Eleanor, passed away Nov. 11, 2017. Service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Willow Island Cemetery. A full obituary will run in the Tuesday edition.

Charles B. Marks

Charles Burton Marks, 94, of Palestine, W.Va., passed away peacefully at his residence November 11, 2017. He was born August 24, 1923, the son of the late Dennis and Ethel (Davis) Marks. He served in the United States Army and retired from the Wirt County Board of Education after 27 years of ...

Roy E. Skinner

Roy E. Skinner

Roy E. Skinner, 80, of Parkersburg, passed away November 11, 2017, at Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born December 21, 1936, in Weston, WV, a son of the late Frank and Pauline (Allman) Skinner. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving with the 101st Airborne. He also served six years with the ...

Delbert Paul Tebay

Delbert Paul Tebay, 85, of Parkersburg, WV, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017, following an extended illness. He was born February 25, 1932, in Wirt County, a son of the late James Everett and Leita (Thomas) Tebay. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Roger ...

Frances C. Whiteman

Frances C. Whiteman

A gracious and gentle soul left this world on Saturday afternoon, November 11, to be with the Lord who was the focus of her life. Just minutes before her passing, she sang “Blessed Be the Name of the Lord.” She and her beloved husband can now rest in peace in their new heavenly home. The ...

Barbara Ann Combs

Barbara Ann Combs

Barbara Ann Combs, 62, of Auburn, WV, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017, after a long illness. She was a homemaker, post master for 17 years, and was a factory worker for many years. She also loved being on the farm. She was preceded in death by her dad, Harmon L. Osborne and her mom, ...

Hubert Dale Custer

Hubert Dale Custer

Hubert Dale Custer, 99, formerly of Parkersburg, WV, went to his heavenly home November 7, 2017, from Conway Lakes Health and Rehabilitation Center in Orlando, FL. Hubert was born in Parkersburg, WV, on January 30, 1918. He was a graduate of Parkersburg High School, a World War II Army veteran, ...

Lyle W. Gates

Lyle W. Gates

Lyle W. Gates, 63, of Parkersburg, passed away November 10, 2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born September 30, 1954, in Wood County, WV, a son of the late Lloyd “Elmer”and Cecila “Ann” Huffman Gates. He was retired from Johns-Manville and was a member of the Quarter Century ...

Ronald Raymond Hill

Ronald Raymond Hill

Ronald Raymond Hill, 76, of Columbus, passed away on October 7, 2017. He was born on September 27, 1941, in East Liverpool, Ohio, to the late Harry Paul Hill and Helen Doremus (Johnson) Barr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of nearly 55 years Cora Ann ...

James Morrison

James “Jim” Edward Morrison, 63, of Harrisville, W.Va., passed away Nov. 9, 2017. Funeral arrangements are pending at Raiguel Funeral Home in Harrisville.