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Obituaries

Stephen Frank Hansen

Stephen Frank Hansen, 71, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away Jan. 16, 2021, at Ravenswood Village. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood is in charge of arrangements.

Gregory S. Michael

Gregory S. Michael, 62, of Belpre, passed away at 3:15 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at his home. Family will greet friends 9-11 a.m. Thursday, at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at Lynch Cemetery. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.Lankfordfh.com.

Lyman Gregory Prince

Lyman Gregory Prince, 89, of Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 14, 2021, at Camden Clark Medical Center. Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Parkersburg is assisting the family with arrangements.

Barbara Sue Crews Pyett

Barbara Sue Crews Pyett, age 83, of Parkersburg, passed away on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Worthington Manor Nursing Home. Born on May 5, 1937, in Waverly, WV, she was the daughter of the late Archie Thomas Crews and Mary Elizabeth Bennett. She was the former wife of the late Jesse James Pyett, ...

Melissa D. Williamson

Melissa D. Williamson, 53, St. Marys, WV, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Acuity Specialty Hospital at Wheeling. Born in Parkersburg, WV, on Sept. 9, 1967, she was a daughter of Margaret Williamson Bunner Owens and the late Ron Bunner. She was a 1986 graduate of St. Marys High School, ...

Thomas Wayne Wilson

Thomas Wayne Wilson, 55, of Spencer, passed away Dec. 23, 2020. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, at the Greathouse Cemetery on Triplett Road near Spencer with Pastor James Epling officiating. Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer is in charge of the arrangements.

Joseph Maxwell Young

Joseph Maxwell Young, 84, of Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 1, 2021, at his niece’s home in California. He was born on Aug. 25, 1936, in Buchannon, WV and was the son of the late Paul V. and Anita Maxwell Young. Joseph had proudly served his country in the US Air Force. He worked for GE ...

Norma P. Ball

Norma Pauline Ball, 84, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at the Harmar Place in Marietta, OH, where she has been a resident for the past 4 years. She was born Sept. 8, 1936, in Tyler County, WV, a daughter of the late Kershel and Opal Anderson. She worked at the ...

Charles L. Barniak

Charles Louis Barniak, 89, of Tollgate Community, near Pennsboro, WV, departed this life peacefully in his sleep with family by his side on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 at the VA Nursing Home in Clarksburg, WV. Visitation will be Monday Jan. 18, 2021, from 12-2 p.m. with services to follow at the ...

Steven L. Curfman

Steven L. Curfman, 60, of Vienna, WV, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at the Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born Aug. 19, 1960, in Parkersburg, a son of Thelma Rowley Curfman of Washington, WV and the late Don Curfman. Steve was a retired building inspector for the city of Vienna and ...

James Edward Hall Sr.

James Edward Hall Sr, 67, of Vienna, left our world for Heaven on Jan. 15, 2021, at 7:46 a.m. He was an employee with Corning Glass Works and Schott Scientific Glass for 20+ years. Jim built two houses, where he raised his three children. He was a loving family man and an avid license plate ...

Sharon C. Kelly

Sharon C. Kelly, 52, of Coolville, OH, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 11, 1968, in Parkersburg, WV, daughter of the late Johny E. and Mary Johnson Kelly. She was a former bus driver for Belpre City Schools and loved riding on the side by ...

Warren E. Kerby

Warren Edwin “Bud” Kerby, 83, of Barnes Run, Arnoldsburg passed away Jan. 13, 2021, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Services will 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home in Spencer, WV. Burial will follow at Hur Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, Jan. 16, 2020, ...

Thomas L. Lawrence, Jr.

Thomas L. Lawrence, Jr., 93, of Harrisville, WV, died Jan. 14, 2021, at his residence with his family by his side. There will be no local services because of COVID-19 and he will be cremated by Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, WV and laid to rest at the family plot in Hardiston, NJ.

Patricia Ann Longacre

Patricia Ann Longacre passed from this life on Jan. 13, 2021. She was born Jan. 19, 1928, in Fairmont, West Virginia, the only child of Florence Iva Stephens Henry and Burhyl Tilman Henry. She attended East Fairmont High School and Fairmont State College where she studied primary education ...

Rita E. Schwendeman

Rita Elizabeth Schwendeman, 94, of Churchtown, Ohio, died on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Harmar Place in Marietta, Ohio. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with The Rev. David Gaydosik celebrating. Burial will ...

Fayetta J. Wilson

Fayetta Jane (Dodd) Wilson, 74, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at her residence, following a courageous battle with cancer. In accordance with Fayetta’s wishes, there will be no services. McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home in Pennsboro, WV is assisting ...

Joanna R. Wilson

Joanna R. Wilson, 90, of Vienna, went to join her beloved husband of 69 years, Max, in Heaven on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, from her residence. She was born July 5, 1930, in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late Walter and Ruth E. Barnhart Crouser. Joanna was a proud graduate of the Charleston High ...

John M. Cullen Sr.

John M. Cullen Sr., passed away on Jan. 9, 2021. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 10, 1947. He graduated from Parkersburg Catholic High School in 1965 and attended University of Pittsburgh. John started his career at Union Carbide, then moved on to be an entrepreneur and most recently ...

Gary Dailey

Oct. 25, 1944-Jan. 1, 2021 Gary Dailey, 76, originally from West Virginia and a long time resident of Alabama, died Jan. 1, 2021. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, devoted sports fan and a Christian. He is survived by a sister and a brother and several nieces and nephews, 2 Grand and ...