×

Obituaries

Marvin Blake

On Monday, January 18, 2021, Marvin Blake passed away peacefully at home at the age of 84, after an extended battle with the neurological disease, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Marvin was born on June 5, 1936, in Glendale WV, to the late Vera and Homer Blake. He went to Cameron High School. ...

Charles Clark Bunner

Charles Clark Bunner, 86, of Ripley, (Lower Parchment Valley) died Jan. 18, 2021, in Camden Clark Medical Center, following a brief illness. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Thursday, Ravenswood Cemetery with Pastor Steve Sayre and Mike Shamblin officiating. Arrangements provided by Casto Funeral ...

Dillon Matthew Campbell

Dillon Matthew Campbell, 23, of Parkersburg, passed away January 16, 2021, at his residence. He was born November 3, 1997, in Marietta, OH, the son of Gerald Brent Campbell and Rebecca Dawn West Prall (David) of Parkersburg. Dillon enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, going to ...

Lenora Coartney

Lillian Lenora Coartney, 95, of Arvilla, WV, slipped peacefully into the arms of God, Monday, January 18, 2021 at The Heritage at St. Marys, after a lengthy struggle with dementia. Born in Wirt County, WV, on August 9, 1925, she was the oldest daughter of the late Pearl and Edith Miller ...

Martha J. Copeland

Martha J. Copeland, 75, of Parkersburg, passed away January 18, 2021, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born August 6, 1945, in Wood County, WV, daughter of the late Hunter Moss and Ethel Helen Shaver Cline. She worked for several years at St. Joseph Hospital in housekeeping. She enjoyed ...

Flavy W. Edwards

Flavy W. Edwards, 84, of Parkersburg, passed away January 17, 2021, at the Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born in Fairmont, WV. the son of the late Elmer and Augusta Little Edwards. He retired from Corning Glass after many years of service. He owned and operated Ed’s Auto Sales for ...

Robert James Fury

Robert James Fury, 84, of Little Hocking, lovingly entered heaven to be with his Lord and Savior, January 18, 2021. Robert was born on September 24, 1936 in Parkersburg and was the son of the late William O. and Bessie B. Gates Fury. He was a laborer by trade and was a member of the local ...

Don Alden Garrett

Don Alden Garrett, 92, of Parkersburg, died December 27, 2020, at the Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born August 27, 1928, in Montpelier, IN, the son of the late Oliver and Bessie Garrett. He was the long- time restaurant manager of G. C. Murphy’s on Market Street in Parkersburg. He was ...

Robert Lee Holland

Robert Lee Holland, 84, of Parkersburg, passed away January 18, 2021, at his residence. He was born December 13, 1936, a son to the late Joe and Norma Byers Holland. Bob worked as a Chemical Operator for GE and was a member of the 19th Street Church of God. Bob was a people person, always ...

Estella Jean (Pudge) Nutter

Estella Jean (Pudge) Nutter, 77, of Clover, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021, at CAMC General. Per her wishes, she was cremated and a memorial service will be planned at a later date with Randy Wayne and Karen Ritchie officiating. Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of the ...

Esther Garcia Sarver

Esther Garcia Sarver, 49 of Marietta, Ohio, died at her residence on January 19, 2021. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, with Jason Blackwell officiating. Visitation, noon - 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Freddie Scott Jr.

Freddie Scott Jr., 56, of Parkersburg, departed this earth to his heavenly home on January 17, 2021 at WVU Camden Clark Medical Center after a short illness. He was born July 1, 1964 in Parkersburg, the son of Helena J. Shaver (Lloyd) of Parkersburg and the late Freddie Scott, Sr. Freddie was ...

Calvin Edward ‘Ed’ Starkey

Calvin Edward ‘Ed’ Starkey of Vienna, West Virginia, went peacefully to meet his Lord on January 18, 2021, at the age of 96, after a brief illness and residence at the Willows Center, Parkersburg. He was born in Mannington, West Virginia on September 21, 1924, the son of Edward Clemma and ...

Stanley Sterger

Stanley Sterger, 87, of Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 16, 2021, with the compassionate care of Milestone Senior Living. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Anne V. Taylor

Anne V. Taylor, of Montgomery, OH, passed away in her sleep at her daughter’s home at the age of 82, on January 16, 2021. She was greatly loved and adored as a Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother. Anne grew up in Parkersburg, WV where she attended and sang in the choir of Good ...

James Melvin Walker

James Melvin Walker, 74, of Severn, Md., passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on January 17, 2021. Jim was born February 10, 1946 at Walton, W.Va., the son of the late Melvin Dexter “Deck” and Hallie Marie Ledsome Walker. He served his country proudly in the United ...

William O. “Bill” Arnold

William O. “Bill” Arnold, 89, of Parkersburg, died Sunday Jan. 17, 2021, at CCMC Memorial Campus. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg. Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday. A full obituary will be in tomorrow’s paper.

Nora Virginia Brown

Nora Virginia Brown, 88, of Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 9, 2021, at Camden Clark Medical Center. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Jerrie Joan Caskin

Jerrie Joan Caskin met the Lord on Jan. 16. She was born Jerrie Williams, Aug. 7, 1926, to Francis and Anna (Pryor) Williams of Marietta. A lifelong resident and graduate of Marietta High School, she never lost her love for Marietta and its history. Married in 1946 to Robert H. Caskin, they ...

William “Bill” Fuger Cusack Jr.

William “Bill” Fuger Cusack Jr., 75, of Marietta, Ohio, died Sunday, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home. Burial of his ashes will be in Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Ohio.