Obituaries

Dorothy Mitchell

Dorothy Virginia Mitchell, 96, of Marietta, Ohio, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018. Hadley Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Mark A. Parsons

Mark A. Parsons, 56, of Washington, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 2, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born April 14, 1961, in Wayne County, WV, a son of Janice Adkins Parsons and the late Walter D. Parsons. Mark was a 1979 graduate of Parkersburg South High ...

Betty Shrewsbury

Betty Shrewsbury, 96, of Vienna, passed away April 10, 2018 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Parkersburg, June 12, 1921, the daughter of the late James P. and Agnes Norton Deem. Betty was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and a ...

Pastor Bernard “Bud” Vandergrift

Pastor Bernard “Bud” Vandergrift, 83, of Williamstown, went home to be with his Lord and Savior April 10, 2018 at his residence. He was born May 3, 1934 in Parkersburg a son of the late Harrison and Edith Chidester Vandergrift. He retired in 2016 as a pastor with 30 years of ministry to ...

Harry Watson

Harrry Clifford “Tip” Watson, 80, of Washington, W.Va., passed away April 9, 2018. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Betty Wine

Betty Lou Wine, 67, of Toler Run Road, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday, Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville. Burial Turner Cemetery, Lockney. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Friday.

Walter Clyde Crane

Walter Clyde Crane, 95, of Harrisville, died April 8, 2018 at Milestone Senior Living, Parkersburg, WV. He was born April 14, 1922 at Pullman, WV, the son of the late Walter Alvin and Ethel Clayton Crane. Clyde was a U.S. Navy Veteran Seabee serving in the South Pacific during World War II. ...

Rev. Melvin Grimes

Rev. Melvin Lee “Jack” Grimes, 91, of Milton, W.Va., passed away April 8, 2018. Service 7 p.m. Wednesday, Henson-Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington. Visitation 5 p.m. until time of service. Burial White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Arrangements are being provided by Casto Funeral ...

Mary Kathryn Rodriguez

Mary Kathryn Rodriguez, 75, of Wheatland, CA, passed away peacefully on April 4, 2018, at Rideout Hospital in Marysville, CA. Mary was born in Parkersburg, WV, on August 8, 1942, to Hamey and Nina Richards. Mary was a resident of Wheatland for 31 years. She was retired from Beale Air Force ...

Brenda Kay Williams

Brenda Kay Williams, 58, of Parkersburg passed away March 27, 2018, at her residence under the loving care of her family and Housecalls Hospice. Brenda was born Nov. 18, 1959, in Parkersburg and was the daughter of the late Leroy Lewis and Betty Lou Davis Scarberry. Brenda is survived by ...

Burl L. Wyer

Burl L. Wyer, 76, of Elizabeth passed away Monday, April 9, 2018 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He was born June 1, 1941 in Wirt County, West Virginia a son of the late Buck and Virginia Wyer. Burl served in the United States Army and retired from Ames. He ...

Charles “Chuck” Ritchie Ledbetter

Charles “Chuck” Ritchie Ledbetter, 66, of Hazelgreen Rd. in Smithville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the Summa Health Systems Hospital in Akron, OH following a medical emergency. He was born in Bluefield, WV on July 24, 1951, son of the late Ritchie Ledbetter and ...

Delno E. Adams

Delno E. Adams, 73, of Vienna, WV, died April 6, 2018, at his home. He was born August 8, 1944 to the son of the late Don and Rose (Nichols) Adams of Belmont, WV. He retired from Dupont with 39 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Judith Adams of Vienna; brother Cramer Adams of ...

Dewain E. Boyce

Dewain E. Boyce, 71, of Sandyville passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus following a long illness. He was born September 14, 1946 at Parkersburg, a son of the late Earl Clyde and Ethel Marie Seals Boyce. He enjoyed farming, fishing, taking four wheeler ...

Nora Jean Cantner

Nora Jean Cantner, age 88, passed away from natural causes on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at The Culpeper, previously known as the Baptist Retirement Community in Culpeper, Virginia. “Jean”, as her friends and family called her, was born in West Virginia on October, 26, 1929 to Louis Gorrell ...

Michael Rodehaver Johnson

Michael Rodehaver Johnson, 68, died Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Pittsburgh Va Medical Hospital. He was born in Parkersburg, WV to the late Charles Johnson and Lillian Postlewaite. He was also preceded in death by his beloved dog, Pappy. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. ...

Lee King

Lee Roy King, 74, of Parkersburg, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018. There will be no visitation or services at this time. Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home & Crematory of south Parkersburg is assisting the family.

Olive “Ollie” Phillips

Olive “Ollie” Phillips, 95 a life long resident of Belpre, died April 6, 2018 at the Muskingum Valley Nursing Home in Beverly. She was born in Calhoun County, WV and was the daughter of the late Leslie and Ethel Jones Maze. She had been a member of the Walnut Street Church of Christ. She ...

Stacy Lynn White Sprouse

Stacy Lynn White Sprouse, 42 of Belpre, Ohio died at the Camden Clark Memorial Center on April 4, 2018. She was born in Parkersburg, WV on August 29, 1975 and was the daughter of the late Charles Junior White and Rebecca White of Parkersburg. She enjoyed spending time with her ...

Kenton Arthur Webb

Kenton Arthur Webb, 93, of Fleming passed away peacefully at home. He was born on Feb. 4, 1925, in Burnthouse, W.Va., to the late Emmanuel and Norma Grace Cornell Webb. Kenton attended Marietta High School until 1943 when he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in the European Theater ...