Obituaries

Robin Zayed

Robin Zayed, passed away April 3, 2018. John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, is assisting the family.

Earl I. Blair

Earl I. Blair, 85 years of age, passed away at 4:55 pm on Monday April 2, 2018. Earl was born in Wood County, WV on May 16, 1932. He was married twice, and had four children; daughters Susan, Jennifer, Angela, and one son, Kerry. He was preceded in death by his father, Perry Blair, his ...

Agustus Vernon “Jack” Blue

WASHINGTON, WV — Agustus Vernon “Jack” Blue, 97, of Washington, WV, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. He was born Aug. 22, 1920 in Tuppers Plains, OH, son of the late Drell Brainard and Lulu Belle (Deeter) Blue. Jack was an Electrician for IBEW Local Union 968 in Parkersburg; a member ...

Melvin Burkey

Melvin Burkey, 83, of Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away April 3, 2018, at Camden Clark Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, W.Va.

Oda B. Deem

Oda B. Deem, 98, passed away March 31, 2018. She was born January 19, 1920 to the late Raymond and Iva Hall Burdette in Palestine, West Virginia. Her loving husband of 71 years, Stewart A. Deem preceded her in death. She is survived by several nieces. Mrs. Deem retired from the Bank of ...

Winifred G. Eddy

Winifred Goff Eddy of Parkersburg passed away April 3, 2018 at her residence. She was born July 4, 1937 in Ritchie Co. the youngest daughter of the late Trevy and Loretta Black Goff. She was a 1955 graduate of Parkersburg High School and had at one time been employed by the American Viscose. ...

William Cullen Ellifritt

William Cullen Ellifritt, 41, of St. Marys, passed away April 2, 2018. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Harry Lee Fleming

Harry Lee Fleming, 69, of Marietta passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. He was born November 5, 1948, in Fairmont, WV, to the late Dr. Donald and Dorothy Schwertfeger Fleming. Harry earned his bachelors in political science at The Ohio State University, and his masters and doctorate from Ohio ...

Eleanor G. Mays

Eleanor G. Mays, 87, of Parkersburg, passed away April 2, 2018 at Pineridge in Kingwood, WV. She was born in Parkersburg, WV, May 17, 1930, the daughter of the late Russel Odell. and Iris Beatrice Jackson Miller. Surviving Eleanor is her daughters Sheila Mays of Kingwood, WV, Sondra Mays of ...

Henry A. Morrison

Henry A. Morrison, 78, of Parkersburg, passed away April 3, 2018, at Cedar Grove Assisted Living, Parkersburg. Arrangements are pending at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.

Bill A. Mullins

Bill Arden Mullins, 77, of Spencer, West Virginia died March 31, 2018 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia after an extended illness. Bill was born September 26, 1940 in Calvin, Nicholas County, West Virginia. He loved to travel and formerly lived in Charleston, ...

Lynette Lundquist Neilson

Lynette Neilson peacefully passed in Media, Pennsylvania on April 1. She spent her last days surrounded by her large family. Her life’s passion was being a wife and partner to Rev. Jack D. Neilson and lovingly raising six children. Her life’s work included volunteering as a leader at the ...

Mark A. Parsons

Mark A. Parsons, 56, of Washington, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 2, 2018, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 2333 Pike St., south Parkersburg, is assisting the family.

James Michael Poling

James Michael Poling, 51, of Clarksburg, W.Va., passed away April ‘, 2018. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys, WVa. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday and from 10-11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Dr. Margaret Ross

Dr. Margaret (Marge) Ross, 91, passed away at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Ohio, on April 2, 2018. Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018, at First Presbyterian Church in Marietta. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples ...

Mary C. Shutts

Mary Coral Shutts, 83 of Belpre, formerly of Parkersburg, passed away April 3, 2018 at The Arbors in Marietta, OH. She was born October 11, 1934 in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late William W. and Jillian (Pritchard) Shutts. Mrs. Shutts retired from Camden Clark Memorial Hospital with over ...

Brenda Kay Williams

Brenda Kay Williams, 58, of Parkersburg, passed away March 27, 2018. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Linda Wires

Linda Lou Wires, 72, passed away Sunday, April 1. Linda was born in Charleston, West Virginia on Jan. 14, 1946 to Eugene and Dorothy (Bogard) Marshall. Linda attended Parkersburg High School in Parkersburg, West Virginia and graduated in 1963. She married Frederick Wires III on Nov. 22, 1965, ...

Agustus Blue

Agustus Vernon “Jack” Blue, 97, of Washington, W.Va., passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. Arrangements will be announced later by White-Schwarzel Funeral Home in Coolville.

Isabel Brown

Isabel Jane Brown, 89, of Lower Newport, passed away April 1, 2018. As per her wishes there will be no visitation or funeral services. Burial New Matamoras Cemetery, New Matamoras.