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Sardou, Barbara L. Sardou, nee Larson

Source:  The Topeka [Kansas] Capital-Journal - Wednesday, October 24, 2007

        BARBARA  L.  SARDOU  passed away on October 20, in Olathe, KS. She was born September 13, 1923, in Topeka, the daughter of Charles and Grace Larson. Barbara married George F. Sardou in Topeka on June 4, 1944, and together they raised their family in the Topeka area.

        She was preceded in death by George in 2004. Survivors include her daughter, Charlene and her husband Orville Calhoon, of Lawrence, KS, her son Bob and his wife Sharon Sardou, of Olathe, KS, and one grandson, Brian Sardou, Manhattan, KS.

        Graveside services will be held on Saturday October 27th at 11:00 am, at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, KS. The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimers Association or to Good Samaritan Society of Olathe, Cozy Cottage, Alzheimers Unit, 20705 W. 151st Street, Olathe, KS 66061.

        To leave a message for the family, please visit www. Penwellgabel.com.

 

Satterfield, Janet Satterfield nee Moore

Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, February 22, 2007

Janet Moore Satterfield, 47, of Winfield, WV., died Feb. 16, 2007, at Charleston Area Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born April 4, 1959, in Barnesville, a daughter of Vernon and Norma Moore of Zanesville.  She graduated from Philo High School in 1977; obtained a Bachelor of Science in Forensics from Ohio University in Athens in 1981; graduated from the West Virginia State Police Academy and worked as a chemist in the State Police Crime Lab where she met her husband and soon relocated to Grandview, WV. She worked at Prince Medical Lab and REIC Lab and taught school in Raleigh County.  After relocating to Winfield, she worked at BayerCrop-Science Lab in Institute and was teaching science at Hanna High School in Mason County. She was a member of Central Trinity Methodist Church in Zanesville. She loved sports and participating in her son’s band and soccer boosters.

Surviving, in addition to her parents, are her husband, Steve; and two sons, Jacob and Ryan, both at home; three sisters, Carol (Daniel) Nelson of Summerfield, NC, Judy (Thomas) Welsh of Fredericksburg, VA, Joyce (Douglas) Murphy of Hebron; father and mother-in-law, Buck and Rose Satterfield of St. Albans, WV; two sister-in-law, Beth (Terry) Tate and Joni Satterfield of Charleston, WV; five nephews, eight nieces; three great-nephews and two-great nieces.

Friends were received prior to the memorial service held Feb. 19 at Chapman Funeral Home Chapel, in Winfield.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Janet M. Satterfield Trust Fund, 143 Academy Dr., Dunbar, WV 25064.  Online condolences may be made at www.chapmanfuneralhomes.com

 

Sayger, Edward Lafayette Sayger, Sr.

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, June 11, 2007

PARKERSBURG - Edward Lafayette Sayger Sr., 72, of Parkersburg passed away Sunday (June 10, 2007) at the Arbors of Marietta.  He was born on April 19, 1935, in St. Marys, W.Va., a son of the late George and Fannie Lamp Sayger.  Edward was a U.S. Army veteran; was retired after 30 years of service from Elkem Metals, Marietta; and was a member of the 14th Avenue Gospel Mission Church.

      Surviving are his wife, Donna Vincent Sayger, whom he married on Dec. 25, 1992; two sons, David (Theresa) Sayger and Edward (Margaret) Sayger Jr., all of Marietta; three daughters, Sharon (Mike) Lewis of Belpre, Deborah (Larry) Harris and Regina (Mike) Jeffers, all of Marietta; two stepchildren, Stephanie Burchard and Greg Vincent; two brothers, Jim Sayger of Vienna, and Lewis Sayger of Marietta; two sisters, Bonnie Stevens of Fly, Ohio, and Glenna Seevers of Marietta; and several nieces and nephews. Edward was a beloved grandfather to 17 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson and several sisters and brothers.

      Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike Street, South Parkersburg, with Don Seevers, Roger Benson, and Sterling Ball officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home

 

Schafer, Martha E. Schafer nee Berger

Grisell Online Obituaries, Clarington, Ohio, dated, March 5, 2007

    Schafer, Martha E., age 79, of Spartanburg, SC, formerly of Hannibal, OH, died Sunday, March 4, 2007 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.  She was born August 14, 1927 in Hannibal, the daughter of the late Fred and Esther Rufener Berger.  She was a member of Hannibal United Methodist Church.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Waldo Berger.

    Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Francis "Jack" Schafer; two sons, Fred Schafer of Leesburg, FL and Gary (Trudy) Schafer of Shelbyville, MI; two daughters, Sharon (Brent) Mackey of Westerville, OH and Karen (Gary) Anderson of Moore, SC; three brothers, Glen (Arline) Berger of Medina, OH, Samuel (Sarah) Berger of Orrville, OH and Vernon (Marlene) Berger of Creston, OH, and nine grandchildren.

    Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, 125 Clarinda Drive, Clarington, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11am with Rev. Richard Wilson and Pastor Wendy Erb officiating. Interment in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Clarington.

 

Schaffner, Wilma Ruth Schaffner, nee Stukey

Source:  FINDAGRAVE web site

1921-2007

        GROVER HILL – Wilma Ruth Schaffner, age 86, of Grover Hill, died at 7:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29 [2007] at her residence.

        She was born Feb. 25, 1921 in Hoaglin Township, Van Wert County, the daughter of Charles W. and Leota E. (Michael) Stukey. She was a homemaker and a doctor's secretary for several years, and loved cats. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Church, Van Wert County.

        Surviving are her husband, Cahrol O. Schaffner, of Grover Hill; and a son, Cahrol Owen Schaffner of Grover Hill.

        She was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Anne Schaffner; and four sisters, Wanda Gilliland, Wilda Stukey, Wilva Bair and an infant sister.

        Services will be at 11 a.m. today, Jan. 2, at Mt. Pleasant Church, Van Wert, with Pastor Bill Barnett officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Hoaglin Township. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the church. Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home, Van Wert, is in charge of arrangements.

        Preferred memorials are to the church or Grover Hill Fire Dept. and EMS.

 

Schaub, Clara Belle Schaub, nee Buchanan

Source:  The Canton [Ohio] Repository and The Independent [Massillon, Ohio]; 31 Dec 2007 - 1 Jan 2008

"Together Again"

        Clara Belle Schaub age 87, of Lake Cable passed away  Sunday, December 30, 2007 at her son David's house in Clinton. She was born on August 15, 1920 in Minneapoles, North Carolina to the late Manon and Candace Buchanan. Clara was a member of the Canton Baptist Temple. She retired from Schaub Electric after 20 years of services.

        Clara is preceded in death by her husband, Wesley W. Schaub Jr.; brother,Carl Buchanan and sister, Winnie. She is survived by her sons, Wesley (Mary) Schaub of North Canton, Robert (Peggy) Schaub of North Canton, Vernon (Brenda) Schaub of North Canton and David (Bonnie) Schaub of Clinton; 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; brothers, Jack Buchanan and Chuck Buchanan; sisters, Bea Shuster, Sue Cernick, and Marie Harden and a host of nieces and nephews.

        Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, January 3, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel (801 Pittsburg Ave. N.W.) Interment will be in the Sunset Hills Burial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday January 2 , from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family request that donation to be made to the Canton Baptist Temple. Those wishing to share a fond memory or their condolence may sign the Reed on-line guestbook at our website -- www.reedfuneralhome.com <http://www.reedfuneralhome.com>
(REED, 330-477-6721)

 

Schaub, L. Eugene “Gene” Schaub

Watters Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, December 12, 2007

            L. Eugene "Gene" Schaub, 85, of 230 Oaklawn Avenue, Woodsfield, Ohio died Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at the Monroe County Care Center,

Woodsfield, Ohio.

            He was born in Woodsfield, Ohio on August 17, 1922 a son of the late Fred and Belle Shorts Schaub.

            He was a former employee for the Village of Woodsfield and served as a Monroe County Dog Warden for several years. He was also a Methodist by faith.

            In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Guy Schaub and two sisters, Lillian Burkhart and Margaret Young.

            Surviving are several nieces and nephews.

            Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 S.R. 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, December 13, 2007 where funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 14, 2007 with Rev. Robert Mitchell officiating.  Burial will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Schumacher, Louise Schumacher

The Intelligiencer, Wheeling, West Virginia, dated, January 8, 2007

    Schumacher, Louise M., 93, of 45568 Sugartree Road, Woodsfield, Ohio, died at 2:25 p.m. Sunday, January 7, 2007, at her home.  She was born near Woodsfield, Ohio, on July 10, 1913, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Paulus Schumacher.  She was a retired bank teller at the Citizens National Bank in Woodsfield; a member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Woodsfield, where she was a member of the Catholic Womens Club and the St. Francis Society.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Stella Spangler, Marie Schumacher and Alfrida Smithberger; one brother, Edmund Schumacher.

    Surviving are two sisters, Agnes Burkhart of Canton, Ohio and Mildred Schumacher of Woodsfield; 14 nieces and nephews; 35 great-nieces and nephews; 16 great great-nieces and nephews.

    Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Ohio from 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Woodsfield, with the Rev. Fr. David Gaydosik officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Sylvester Catholic Cemetery, Woodsfield.  Vigil services will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Sylvester Catholic School, 119 Wayne Street, Woodsfield, OH 43793.

 

Scott, Colleen Denise Scott nee Potts

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, April 26, 2007

NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. - Colleen Denise Scott, 52, of 1249 Wren Drive, New Martinsville, died at her home on Monday morning (April 23, 2007) with her husband at her side following a courageous battle with cancer since March of 1999.  Colleen was born June 28, 1954, in New Martinsville, to Bessie Lucille Adams Potts and the late William Franklin Potts Sr.  She was a graduate of River Local High School and Kent State University in 1977. Colleen was an English teacher at Swiss Hills Vocational School from 1980 to 1985 in the Switzerland of Ohio School District, retiring to become a stay at home mother. Then in 1996 she returned to work as owner and operator of New Martinsville Mini Storage until September 2005 when her health began to fail. She was a member of New Matamoras United Methodist Church, Theodora Rebekah Chapter 891 Hannibal, Ohio, Sons and Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen, and Matamoras Chapter 261 Order of Eastern Star serving as worthy matron in 1993 with her husband serving as worthy patron. Colleen and her family enjoyed traveling together to many wonderful destinations.

Surviving are her husband, H. Lee Scott Jr., of New Martinsville, whom she married on July 2, 1983, at Marietta; and two daughters, Julianna Scott, a freshman at The Ohio State University, Columbus, and Bethany Scott, a junior at Magnolia High School in New Martinsville. She is also survived by her mother, Lucille Potts of Duffy, Ohio; three sisters, Judy Dierkes (Keith), Woodsfield, Ohio, Sheila Hoepfinger (Bob), Buffalo, N.Y., and Cindy Pierleoni (Tony), Rochester, N.Y.; and a brother, William F. Potts Jr., (Jo), Hilliard, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her father, William F. Potts Sr., in 2003.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Grisell Funeral Home, 751 Third St. (W.Va. Route 2) New Martinsville, W.Va., with the Rev. Richard M. Wilson officiating with burial in Northview Cemetery in New Martinsville, W.Va.  Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Grisell Funeral Home where Matamoras Chapter 261 will hold Eastern Star services at 8:30 p.m. Hadley Funeral Home of Marietta, Reno and New Matamoras, is handling the arrangements for the Scott family.  Online condolences may be made at hadleyfuneralhomes.com.  Memorials may be made in memory of Colleen Scott in a breast cancer Relay for Life event or to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, One Key Plaza, Cleveland, Ohio 44114-1022.

 

Shafer, Ronald L. Shafer

Watters Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, December 21, 2007

Ronald L. Shafer, 52, of 52833 S.R. 800, Jerusalem, Ohio died Thursday, December 20, 2007 at his residence. He was born at San Anglo, Texas on December 15, 1955 a son of Shirley Ridgeway who survives of New Mexico and the late Carl Wayne Shafer.

He was a former truck driver.

In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife, Mary Kirkbride Shafer; step-mother: Darlene Shafer of Orange City, Florida; one step-son: Joseph Whitacre of Jerusalem, Ohio; one step-daughter: Jessica Whitacre of Powell, Ohio; two sisters: Sherry Odem of Indiana and Cheryl Dalrymple of Indiana; one brother: Bill Shafer of Danville, Illinois; two step-grandchildren: Alexis and Willow Wade.

Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2007 until time of services at 3:00 p.m.  Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

 

Shaw, Virgil E. Shaw

Bauer-Turner Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, June 16, 2007

    Virgil E. Shaw, age 80, of S.R. 255 Sardis Ohio died Thursday June 14, 2007 at his home.  He was born Nov. 25, 1926 in Monroe County, a son of the late William H. Shaw and Eleanor Eikleberry Shaw.  He retired as a lineman from Lorain-Medina Rural Electric and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union. He was also a farmer and also enjoyed organizing the annual community supper held in September.

    Preceded in death by 1 sister: Ima Gray 1 brother: Russell Shaw 1 Great Grandson: Jayden LaCourse

    He is survived by his wife of 60 years: Maxine Gray Shaw-Sardis,Ohio 4 Daughters: Patty Shaw-Fostoria, Ohio Sandra Bentz-Sycamore,Ohio Linda

Craun-Lavonia, N.Y. Kris (Don) Wiles-Beallsville, Ohio 1 Brother: John Shaw-Sardis,Ohio, 10 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren, 2 Grea-Great Grandchildren .

    Friends received from (4-9) p.m. Sunday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio where services will be held at 11 a.m.Monday June 18, 2007. Interment in the West Union Cemetery Sardis, Ohio.

 

Shook, Virgil Clark Shook 

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, October 19, 2007

REEDSVILLE, Ohio - Virgil Clark Shook, 85, of 50655 Lickskillet Road, Reedsville, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.  Mr. Shook was cremated. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 20) at Rivers Edge Park on Ohio 7, north of Fly, with Lynn Caseman officiating.

 

Shook, Virgil Clark Shook 2nd obit

Hadley Online Obituaries, Marietta, Ohio, dated, October 7, 2007

    Virgil Clark Shook 85, of 50655 Lickskillet Road Reedsville, OH 45772, died Saturday October 6, 2007, at 3:30 A.M. in Riverside Methodist Hospital Columbus, OH. He was born January 8, 1922, at Paden City, WV, to the late Grover Cleveland and Elizabeth Jane Myers Shook.  He attended Paden City High School and returned after World War II to get his GED. He enlisted July 25, 1940 and was discharged July 2, 1945, during the war he served with the U.S. Army Battery B 27th Armored Field Artillery as a Radio Operator and was a Sergent.  He was in battles at Algeria-French-Morocco, Tunisia, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, North Apennines and Po Valley. Virgil received Good Conduct Metal, American Defense Service Medal, European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with one Bronze Arrowhead.

    He worked for Ormet Corporation at Hannibal, OH, for twenty-six years and retired in 1984. He was a member of Ormet's Retireees Club, New Matamoras V.F.W. Post 6387, Tupper Plains V.F.W. 9053, and was a Ham Operator.  On November 9, 1945, he married Elizabeth "Betty" Jean Inbody and this year would have been sixty-two years of marriage. There are two sons, Paul Shook and wife Jannie of Reedsville, OH, and Bryan Shook and wife Kristi of Thurston, OH. Six Grandchildren April Conley and husband Ryan of Fly, OH, Amber Shook of Colorado, Paul Shook and wife Jessica of Woodsfield, OH, Dustin Shook of Rutland, OH, Ryan Shook and Joshua Shook of Reedsville, OH.  There are two Great Grandchildren Lane Conley and Sydney Shook.

    Mr. Shook was cremated and a Memorial Service will be held at Rivers Edge Park on Ohio Rt. 7 North of Fly, OH, with Lynn Caseman officiating.  Memorials to charity of donor's choice.

 

Silvernail, Clarence “Sonny” Silvernail

Bauer-Turner Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, December 26, 2007

Clarence (Sonny) Silvernail age 75 of New Philadelphia, Ohio, died Tuesday December 25, 2007 at Dover, Ohio. He has now been reunited with his wife Zola who passed away December 3, 2007. He was born August 7, 1932 in Columbia Co. New York.

 In addition to his wife; Zola Covert Silvernail, he was preceded in death by 1 son Roger Covert.

 He is survived by 1 son: Bill (Debbie) Covert - Woodsfield, Ohio, 4 daughters: Linda Snodgrass - Woodsfield, Ohio, Sue (Jim) Cunningham - Freeport, Ohio, Judy (Dale) Boyd - Marietta, Ohio, Nancy (Steve) Burke - Stonecreek, Ohio, 15 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.

 Friends received from 11 a.m. until time of service 1 p.m. Saturday December 29, 2007 at the Bauer Turner Funeral Woodsfield, Ohio with Don Thompson officiating. Interment in the Plainview Cemetery near Woodsfield, Ohio. Condolences may be expressed online at www.bauerturner.com.

 

Silvernail, Zola May Silvernail nee Covert

Bauer-Turner Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated December 5, 2007

Zola May Covert Silvernail age 76 of New Philadelphia, Ohio died Monday December 3, 2007 at Dover, Ohio. She was born June 14, 1931 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania a daughter of the late Thomas W. Haynes and Eddra E. Howell Haynes.

She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Moose lodge, and a member of the Eastern Star.

Preceded in death by 2 brothers: Emerson and Richard (Dick) Haynes.

She is survived by her husband of 23 years: Clarence (Sonny) Silvernail of New Philadelphia, Ohio, 1 son: Bill (Debbie) Covert -Woodsfield, Ohio, 4 daughters: Linda Snodgrass - Woodsfield, Ohio, Sue (Jim) Cunningham - Freeport, Ohio, Judy (Dale) Boyd - Marietta, Ohio, Nancy (Steve) Burke - Stonecreek, Ohio, 2 sisters: Sallie (Rex) Taylor, and Janet (Milton) Barfield. 15 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren.

Friends received from (2-4) & (7-9) p.m. Friday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio where services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday December 8, 2007 with Rev. Alfred Bingenheimer officiating. Interment in the Plainview Cemetery near Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Slonaker, Michael P. Slonaker

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, August 15, 2007

    NEW MATAMORAS - Michael Paul Slonaker, 28, of New Matamoras died Sunday (Aug. 12, 2007) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  He was born May 7, 1979, in Marietta, the son of Paul Dale "Danny" and Donna Jean Beagle Slonaker Jr.

    He is survived by his parents of New Matamoras; his fiancée, Jennifer

Johnson of New Matamoras; two stepdaughters, Jalynn and Megan; grandparents, Paul D. and Donna M. Slonaker of New Matamoras, and Cecile and Patty Beagle of New Matamoras; his great-grandmother, Ida Mae Beitzel of New Matamoras; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.

    He was preceded in death by one uncle, Howard Ray Beagle.

    Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Hadley Funeral Home, New Matamoras Chapel, with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today.   Memorial contributions for Michael Paul Slonaker may be made in care of Peoples Savings Bank, P.O. Box 246, New Matamoras, Ohio 45767.  Online condolences may be expressed via www.hadleyfuneralhomes.com.

 

Smith, Doris Smith nee Boughner

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, May 6, 2007

    Doris J. Smith, 76, Woodsfield, Ohio died Saturday, May 5, 2007 in the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born June 5, 1930 in Monroe County, a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Jane Vaness Boughner.  She was a Senior Companion for Monroe County with 12 years of service and 12 awards, and was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary. In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil;, an infant daughter; also by two siblings.

    Surviving are her children: Kathy (Joe) Bell and Larry (Karen) Smith, both of Beallsville; her twin sister, Deloris Dickson of Stinersville; siblings: Harley Boughner of Woodsfield, Norma Jenewein of Barnesville, and Nora Deitz of Beverly; 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and

three great great - grandchildren.

    Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Harper Funeral Home, Beallsville, Ohio where services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m.  Burial follows in Beallsville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

Smithberger, Ruth M. Smithberger

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, November 8, 2007

SMITHBERGER, Ruth M., 82, of Barnesville, Ohio, died Wednesday, November 7, 2007, in Barnesville Health Care Center.

Ruth was born June 9, 1925 in Malaga, Ohio, a daughter of the late Michael P. Smithberger and Clara J. Burkhart Smithberger.  Ruth was retired from Ohio Bell Telephone; a member of the Barnesville Assumption Catholic Church; and Assumption Catholic Womens Club.

 In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by sisters, Laura Armbruster, Leona, Hilda and Eileen Smithberger, Helen Bishop and Alberta Huth; brothers, Vernon, Clarence, Harry, Robert, and Paul Smithberger; and her long time friend, Joe Orell.

Survivng are a sister-in-law, Viola Smithberger of Oak Harbor, Ohio; and her care giver, Mary Ann Stephens of Barnesville.

Friends will be received Sunday 6-8 p.m. at Kelly- Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 702 East Main Street, Barnesville.  A Funeral Mass will be held Monday 9 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church with Monsignor Mark Froehlich officiating, Burial in Assumption Cemetery, Barnesville.

 

Snyder, Juanita Snyder nee Richmond

Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, February 1, 2007

Juanita Snyder, 72, Woodsfield, died Jan.26, at her home. She was born July 13, 1934, in Middlebourne, W. Va., a daughter of the late Willie E. and Opal Marie Wells Richmond.  She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a homemaker and a member of the Clarington United Church of Christ.

Surviving are her husband, Robert Snyder; a son, Robert Snyder of Erie, Pa; three daughters, Kay (Charles) Powell of Woodsfield, Ruth (Paul) Butler of Carrolton, Ellie (Dale) Markle of Brandenton, Fla; a sister, Sue (Frank) Ady of Woodsfield; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Rusty Snyder; a daughter, Debbie Beghtel and a brother, Harvey Richmond.

Friends were received Jan. 27 at Furbee Funeral Home, Middlebourne, where services were held Jan. 28, with Evangelists Donald Hitchcock and Homer Matthews officiating. Burial in Middlebourne Cemetery.

 

Spears, Ruby Louise Spears nee Hicks

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, October 18, 2007

    NEW MATAMORAS - Ruby Louise Spears, 74, of New Matamoras died at 1:40 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 17, 2007) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  She was born in Maryville, Tenn., on Feb. 20, 1933, to Pryor and Lillian Miller Hicks. She was a licensed practical nurse at Marietta Memorial Hospital before her retirement. She graduated in 1952 from Everette High School in Marysville, Tenn., and from Washington Tech in Marietta. She was a member of the Ladies Auxillary American Legion Post No. 378 in New Matamoras and was a member of the Matamoras Emergency Squad.  On Aug. 7, 1952, she married Earl Joe Spears, who preceded her in death on Nov. 25, 2005.

    She is survived by two sons, Darell Spears of New Matamoras, Ohio, and Bruce Spears of Raymond, Ohio; two daughters, Kathy (Steven) Neill of Marysville, Ohio, and Brenda (John) Neary of Pataskala, Ohio; 12 grandchildren, Rachel (Tom) Murphy, Karrie Neill, Paul Spears, Amanda Spears, Rhyan Spears, Jordan Neill, Jennifer Spears, Mitchell Spears, Cassandra Neary, Johnny Neary, Tammy Neill, and Brian Neill.

    She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and one sister, Wilma Bryant.

    There will be no services or visitation.  Hadley Funeral Home in New Matamoras is in charge of the arrangements.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.hadleyfuneralhomes.com .

 

Stalder, Isabella Nichole Stalder

Watters Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, November 8, 2007

Isabella Nichole Stalder, infant twin daughter of Andrew and Sheena Fuscardo Stalder of Sardis, Ohio died November 7, 2007 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia. She was born at Morgantown, West Virginia on October 20, 2007.

Surviving in addition to her parents are her twin sister, Adyson Lynn Stalder; paternal grandparents: David and Sherri Stalder; maternal grandparents: Nick and Arlene Fuscardo of Weirton, West Virginia; great grandparents: Glenn and Juanita Stalder of Sardis, Ohio, Larry and Shirley Gilmore of Hannibal, Ohio, Charles and Blanche Baker of Woodsfield, Ohio; great great grandparents: Zola Sidenstricker of New Martinsville, West Virginia and Edith Gilmore of Hannibal, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Marsha Fuscardo.

There will be no visitation. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements by Watters Funeral Home, 36501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Stark, Hazel G. Stark nee Holland

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, January 24, 2007

    WINGETT RUN - Hazel G. Stark, 75, of Heldman Road, Wingett Run, died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 23, 2007) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.    She was born Nov. 11, 1931, in Washington County, Ohio, to Dale and Bessie Kohn Holland. She was a homemaker.

    She married E. Dean Stark, who preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 2003. She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie (Phil) Billiter of Lower Salem and Linda (George) Hall of Wingett Run; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Kenneth Holland of Monroe County and Gary Holland of Woodsfield.

    In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by grandchild, Anna Kuhn, and sister, Evelyn Phillips.

    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Gale Lauderman officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Monroe County. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. today until the hour of the service.

 

Starkey, Herbert Starkey

Source:  Medina County [Ohio] Gazette;  Wednesday, August 22, 2007 

        Herbert Starkey, 83, of Grafton Township, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at the Southwest General Hospice Center in Strongsville following a short illness.

        Mr. Starkey was born Feb. 4, 1924, in Wheeling, W.Va. He moved to Lakewood, Strongsville, Grafton Township and was a resident at Villa Camillus Nursing Home in Columbia Township for the past two years. Herbert retired as the head custodian for McKinley Elementary School in Lakewood. He enjoyed camping and was a member of the Shastaneers Camper Group.

        He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Charlotte (nee Richner); daughter, Bonnie (Tim) Adams of Grafton Township; grandson, Christian (Suzanne nee Dearth) Adams of Litchfield Township; and great-grandson, Gage Carlos Dearth Adams of Litchfield.

        He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Bertha Sharkey [sic] of West Virginia; sister, Mildred Starkey of West Virginia; and brother, Arthur Starkey of Michigan.

        A private family burial will be held in Belden Cemetery, Grafton Township.

Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road, Valley City.

        Memorials may be made to Southwest Community Health Foundation Hospice Services of Southwest General, 18697 Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, 44130; or Villa Camillus Nursing Home, 10515 E. River Road, P.O. Box 880, Columbia Station, 44028.

 

Stauffer, Cynthia S. Stauffer, nee Young

Source:  The Wooster [Ohio] Daily Record on line; 3 Aug 2007

        WOOSTER -- Cynthia S. Stauffer, 49, of Wooster, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at Wooster Community Hospital.

        Friends will be received at McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, on Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m.

        Services will be held at the funeral home, Monday, Aug. 6, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Arthur Carr officiating.

        Born April 29, 1958, in Wooster, she was the daughter of Gerald and Garnett (Stanford) Young.

        She had been a restorative aide at the Wayne County Care Center for the past 27 years and was a member of the Smithville Church of the Brethren.

        Surviving are her husband, Lowell Stauffer, whom she married Oct. 20, 1979; her parents of Wooster; mother-in-law, Pauline Stauffer of Smithville; brothers, Rodney (Brenda) Young and Bradley Young, both of Wooster; a brother-in-law, Kenneth Stauffer of Denver, Colo., sisters-in-law, Linda (Erwin) Bartel of Dalton, Ravae (Eugene) Keener of Smithville and Madora (Thomas) Mabry of Denver, Colo.; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

        She was preceded in death by an infant brother, her grandparents and her father-in-law.

 

Stephen, Clarence E. Stephen

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, October 1, 2007

            STEPHEN, Clarence E., 91, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, went to be with his loving wife, Saturday, September 29, 2007, in Crestview Health Care Center.

      He was born April 4, 1916, son of the late Milton and Anna (Jeffers) Stephen.  He was a member of St. John The Baptist Church in Miltonsburg; and a retired dairy farmer. He was an avid hunter; a sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox; and he also liked his Mail Pouch.

      He was preceded in death by his wife, Luzelda; three sisters, Marjorie Carpenter, Mildred Hardesty, and Wanda DeVitt; and two brothers, Garold and Hubert.

      Surviving are three children, Robert (Carolyn) of Beallsville, Ohio, Lonnie (Marilyn) of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, and Connie Stephen of the home; five grandchildren, Tawnya, Tracey, Travis, Mathew, and Spencer; four sisters, Bertha Carpenter, Thelma Froehlich both of Barnesville, Ohio, Virginia Gallagher of Canton, Ohio, and Madeline Mellinger of Jerusalem, Ohio; and three brothers, William of Salem, Ohio, Rolland of Hagerstown, Md., and Joe of Canton.

      Visitation Tuesday 5-9 p.m.. at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, Ohio.  Mass 11 a.m., Wednesday at St. John's Catholic Church in Miltonsburg.  Burial in St. John's Cemetery.  Wake Service 8:45 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Stewart, Jean Christina Stewart nee Rea

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, January 21, 2007

      Jean Christina Stewart, 79, of Woodsfield, Ohio, formerly of Powhatan Point, Ohio, died Saturday January 20, 2007 in Monroe County Care Center.  Jean was born June 19, 1927 in Benwood, WV the daughter of the late Sam and Rose Dragone Rea.  She was a Protestant by faith, a member of VFW Auxiliary, American

Legion Auxiliary and order of the Eastern Star, Captina Chapter #489 all of Powhatan Point, Ohio.

      In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Oscar L. Stewart, two brothers Sammy Rea and Louigi Rea; five sisters, Rose Gordon, Paula Visnic, Mary Bulich, Yolanda McConnaugy, and Adeline Peddicord.

      Surviving are three sons, Harold (Wendy) Stewart of Powhatan Point, OH, Jerry Stewart of Columbus, OH, and David Stewart of Panama City, FL; two daughters, Judy Stewart of Powhatan Point, OH and Phyllis (Randy) Monahan of Woodsfield, OH. Two brothers, Elzie (Inez) Rea and Herman Rea all of California, 11 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

      Family will receive friends Sunday January 21, 2007 from 1-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, Ohio, where services will be held 2 pm Monday with Msgr. Gene W. Mullett officiating. Interment in Powhatan Cemetery Powhatan Point, Ohio.  Powhatan VFW Auxiliary services 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions to, Powhatan Emergency Squad 104 Mellott Street Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942.

 

Stoffell , Alice Leah Stoffell nee Wiggins

Bauer-Turner Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, March 6, 2007

    Alice Leah Stoffel age 81 of Canton, Ohio died Tuesday February 27, 2007 at Mercy Medical Center Canton, Ohio. She was born November 11, 1925 in Woodsfield, Ohio a daughter of the late Raymond Wiggins & Mildred Straight Wiggins.

    She was a school teacher in the Stafford and Graysville Schools, Jackson

Middle School and also at Glenwood High School at Canton, Ohio. She was also a member of the Calvary Presbyterian Church of Canton, member of the Eastern Star at Bolivar, and a member of the Pythian Sisters of Woodsfield.

     Preceded in death by 2 grandchildren: Erica & Andrea Stoffel.

    She is survived by her husband: Preston Stoffel of Canton, Ohio, 1 son: David Stoffel - Athens, Georgia, 1 brother: Delvin (Mary) Wiggins - Woodsfield, Ohio, 1 niece: Sarah (Tim) Dolan - Woodsfield, Ohio, 1 nephew: Bart (Joyce) Wiggins - Woodsfield, Ohio, Private Funeral Services where held Thursday March 1, 2007 at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio with Rev. Susan Lehosky Officiating. Interment in the Oaklawn Cemetery Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Stoffell , Alice Leah Stoffell nee Wiggins

Bauer-Turner Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, March 6, 2007

    Alice Leah Stoffel age 81 of Canton, Ohio died Tuesday February 27, 2007 at Mercy Medical Center Canton, Ohio. She was born November 11, 1925 in Woodsfield, Ohio a daughter of the late Raymond Wiggins & Mildred Straight Wiggins.  She was a school teacher in the Stafford and Graysville Schools, Jackson

Middle School and also at Glenwood High School at Canton, Ohio. She was also a member of the Calvary Presbyterian Church of Canton, member of the Eastern Star at Bolivar, and a member of the Pythian Sisters of Woodsfield.

     Preceded in death by 2 grandchildren: Erica & Andrea Stoffel.

    She is survived by her husband: Preston Stoffel of Canton, Ohio, 1 son: David Stoffel - Athens, Georgia, 1 brother: Delvin (Mary) Wiggins - Woodsfield, Ohio, 1 niece: Sarah (Tim) Dolan - Woodsfield, Ohio, 1 nephew: Bart (Joyce) Wiggins - Woodsfield, Ohio, Private Funeral Services where held Thursday March 1, 2007 at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio with Rev. Susan Lehosky Officiating. Interment in the Oaklawn Cemetery Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Streight, Raymond Roger Streight

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, June 4, 2007

Raymond Roger Streight, 68, of County House Lane, Marietta, died at 5:40 p.m. Saturday (June 2, 2007) in St. Joseph's Hospital in Parkersburg.  He was born to the late Terry and Della O'Dessie Anderson Streight in Marshall County, W.Va.  Raymond was a laborer for WASCO Workshop.

He is survived by brothers, Richard (Sue) Streight of Marietta, and David (Viola) Streight of New Matamoras; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hadley Funeral Home, 500 Fifth St., Marietta Chapel, with visitation two hours prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the Children's Miracle Network, 4525 S. 2300, East Salt Lake City, Utah 84117.  Online condolences may be sent at www.hadleyfuneralhomes.com

 

Strickling, Junior (Ward) Strickling

Junior (Ward) Strickling, age 76 of Woodsfield, Ohio died Thursday at Barnesville Hospital. He was born June 10, 1931 in Woodsfield a son of the late Jesse Joshua Strickling and Emma Nevada McMullen Strickling.

Preceded in death by 1 brother: Jesse Strickling. He is survived by his wife: Jane Ackerman Strickling of Woodsfield, 3 sons: Robert (Linda) Strickling – Houston, Texas, Steven Strickling – San Bernadino, California, Richard (Debra) Strickling – Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 1 daughter: Cheryl (Rick) Ricer – Loveland, Ohio, 2 sisters: Cyrena Campbell – Plant City, Florida, Helen Stone – Plant City, Florida, 6 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Mr. Strickling was an extraordinary member of the community in his many roles as postman, fire chief, deputy sheriff, park and pool manager, and great friend to all. He taught the fireman’s course in the area. Ward served in the Army at Ft. Knox, Kentucky, and the Guard and Reserves in Woodsfield. He was Civil Defense Director during the Cold War. He enjoyed outdoor activities including fishing, feeding the wildlife in his backyard and operating any piece of heavy machinery. His favorite trip was with the Boy Scouts in Philmont Scout and Explorer Ranch in New Mexico. He was very proud of the accomplishments of his children and grandchildren, and was considered “Grandpa” too many children in Woodsfield and beyond. He was a member of the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, the American Legion, the Forty and Eight, and the Rural Letter Carriers Associating. Ward touched the hearts and lives of anyone he encountered. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by family and friends. His family would like to thank the community for their kindness and support. Friends received from (2-4) & (7-9) p.m. Sunday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday August 20, 2007 with Rev. Frank Lehosky officiating. Interment in the Oaklawn Cemetery Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Suter, Edna A. Suter nee Koher

Grisell Online Obituaries, Sardis, Ohio, dated, December 21, 2007

Suter, Edna A., 92, of State Route 7, Sardis, Ohio, died Thursday, December 20, 2007 at the residence of her daughter. She was born July 22, 1915 in Fly, Ohio, the daughter of the late Charles W. and Gertrude (Ritchie) Koher.

She was a member of the Narrows Run Church of Christ in Sardis and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas B. Suter in 1998; two sisters, Martha Winkler and Bessie Wright; and a brother, Wilbur Koher.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancy (Claude) Smith of Sardis; two grandsons, Jerry Smith of Sardis and Frankie (Becky) Smith of Lost Creek, WV; a great granddaughter, Kylee Smith of Clarksburg, WV; a step great grandson, Ryan; a step great granddaughter, Kayla; two step great-great- grandsons, Dominic and Isaac; and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9pm at Grisell Funeral Home, 37234 Mound Street, Sardis, where funeral services will be Sunday at 2:00pm with Evangelist Homer Salsbury officiating.  Interment in Sardis Cemetery, Sardis, Ohio.

 

Sutherland, Louis R. Sutherland

Bauer-Turner Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, November 12, 2007

Louis R. Sutherland age 66 of Woodsfield, Ohio died Sunday November 11, 2007 at his home. He was born April 30, 1941 in Woodsfield a son of the late Harry and Bessie Heft Sutherland of Woodsfield.  He was retired from Ormet Corp. and was a member of the St. Sylvester Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his two sons: Louis Sutherland Jr., and David Sutherland. Nephew: Benjamin Kellogg of Florida.

He is survived by his loving family: Daughter: Tina Sutherland Hogue and husband Michael Hogue of Woodsfield, 2 Grandsons: Justin Hogue and Kole Hogue, 1 Granddaughter: Jessica Hooper, 3 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters Ether Sims and husband Bob Sims of Florida, Barbara Kellogg and husband John of Florida, Nephew: Michael Cole Langedorfer of Florida, Niece: Amy Kellogg of Florida.

 Friends received from (2-4) & (7-9) p.m. Tuesday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday November 14, 2007 at St. Sylvester Catholic Church Woodsfield, Ohio with Rev. Fr. David Gaydosik Officiating. Interment in the Church Cemetery. Vigil Services 8:45 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

 

Swallie, Rodney Swallie

Watters Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, August 4, 2007

Rodney W. Swallie, 78, of 44479 State Route 78, Woodsfield, Ohio died Thursday, August 2, 2007 at the Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.

He was born at Boston, Ohio on September 3, 1928 a son of the late Perley and Mary Stephen Swallie.

He was a retired store room attendant at the Conalco Corporation, Hannibal, Ohio; a Protestant by faith; a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict; a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Woodsfield, Ohio and a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Woodsfield, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, John Swallie; two sisters, Beulah Sall and Dorothy Copeland.

Surviving are his wife of 53 ½ years, Florence Hamilton Swallie whom he married on December 19, 1953; one son: Steven W. Swallie of Woodsfield, Ohio; one brother: George Swallie of Boston, Ohio and one granddaughter: Tiffany Swallie of Columbus, Ohio.

Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 6-9 p.m. Sunday, August 5, 2007 where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 6, 2007. Burial will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio with full military

graveside services by the Belmont Veterans Council.

 

Sylvester, Francis Carlton Sylvester

Bauer-Turner Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, October 26, 2007

Francis C. Sylvester, age 84 of Woodsfield, Ohio departed his earthly home on Thursday October 25, 2007 at the Ohio Valley Medical Center Wheeling, W.Va. and entered his eternal home to be with his Lord forever. He was born December 27, 1922 in Tellico Plains, Tennessee a son the late Robert L. and Nola Wall Sylvester.   He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Woodsfield for 49 years serving as a deacon and other areas of service to his Lord. He retired in 1985 from Ormet Corporation after 28 years of loyal service.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother: Charles Sylvester, daughter: Carolyn Harper and great grandson: Jordan Arbogast.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 63 years Sudie Coker Sylvester of Woodsfield, daughter: Mary Garber - Decorah, Iowa, son: Robert (Connie) Sylvester - Colleyville, Texas, sister: Mary Josephine Hair - Richmond, Indiana, 3 grandsons: Casey Garber, Andrew Sylvester, and Greg (Sandy) Harper, 2 granddaughters: Kim (Mike) Humphry, and Sara (Tim) Liff, 2 great grandchildren: Mallory Liff, and Hannah Humphry.

Friends received from 4 - 7 p.m. Saturday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio.  Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday October 28, 2007 at the First Baptist Church of Woodsfield with Rev. Steve Hopkins officiating. Interment in the Oaklawn Cemetery Woodsfield. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Stroke Association, 5455 N. High St. Columbus, Ohio 43214.

 

Taylor, Carol I. Taylor

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, May 2, 2007

    WOOSTER - Carol I. Taylor, 71, of Wooster died Tuesday (May 1, 2007) at West View Manor Retirement Community.

    She was a 1953 graduate of New Matamoras High School.

    Private services will be at West View Manor, Wooster. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens

 

Thomas, Cecil S. Thomas

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, September

SUMTER, S.C. - Cecil S. Thomas, 92, widower of Evelyn M. Thomas, died Sunday (Sept. 9, 2007) at Tuomey Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Thomas was born March 24, 1915, in Rinards Mill, Ohio, a son of the late Earnest and Laura Ridgeway Thomas.  He was a barber who owned Heyrock Barber Shop and Devola Barber Shop. He was an outstanding civic leader, president of the Marietta School Board, an active member of the Sixth and Washington Streets Church of Christ in Marietta. While in Sumter, he was an active member of the Plaza Church of Christ, where he was a deacon.

Survivors are one son, David Smith Thomas and his wife, Dottie, of Desert Hot Springs, Calif.; one daughter, Diane Thomas Leasure of Kennesaw, Ga.; one brother, Harold Thomas of Wheeling, W.Va.; and two grandchildren, Michael C. Thomas and Lauren K. Thomas, both of Nashua, N.H.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Clair Thomas.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at East Lawn Memorial Park.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Plaza Church of Christ, P.O. Box 1385, Sumter, S.C. 29151.  Online memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.bullockfuneralhome.com . The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements

 

Thomas, Judith Ann Thomas nee Bowen

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, January 30, 2007

    SARDIS - Judith Ann Bowen Thomas, 67, of Main Street, Sardis, (formerly of Marietta) died Saturday (Jan. 27, 2007) in Sardis.

    She was born Dec. 19, 1939, in Sardis, the daughter of the late Bernard D. and Sarah I. Smittle Bowen.  She was a retired waitress at the Riverview Restaurant in Fly, Ohio, and a member of the Sardis Church of Christ and the Sixth and Washington Streets Church of Christ in Marietta.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, John Bowen; and a brother-in-law, Buddy Harr.

    Survivors include two daughters, Anita (Chris) Adams of Marietta, and Kathy (Sammy) Grimes of Sardis; two sisters, Phyllis Johnson, Karen (Wayne) Rouse; a brother, Denver D. (Sharon) Bowen, all of Sardis; a granddaughter, Teressa Bailey; two grandsons, Corey Adams and Casey Adams; a great-granddaughter, Emily Grace Bailey; and nieces and nephews, Mark, Meleah, Meskal, Jill, Gina, Robbie, Clint, Chris, Matt, Amy, Will, Buddy Ray, James, Daniel and Stephen.

    Family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Grisell Funeral Home, 37234 Mound St., Sardis, Ohio, where funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday with Evangelist Marvin Henderson officiating.  Interment will be in Sardis Cemetery where graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.    Memorial donations may be made in memory of Judith Thomas to Grisell Funeral Home, P.O. Box 5, Sardis, Ohio 43946. Sympathy expressions may be left at www.grisellfuneralhomes.com

 

Thomas, Melanie K. Thomas nee Cross

Grisell Online Obituaries, New Martinsville, W.Va., dated, April 4, 2007

    Thomas, Melanie K., 58, of Bares Run Road, Hannibal, Ohio, formerly of New Martinsville, WV, died Tuesday, April 03, 2007 at Wheeling Medical Park, Wheeling, WV.   She was born January 12, 1949 in Wetzel County, WV, the daughter of the late Cecil and Nellie Hutchinson Cross.  She was a homemaker and a Protestant by faith.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Donald Cross.

    Survivors include her husband, Roy Thomas; four sons, Rex (Christina) Thomas of Gauley Bridge, WV, Jimmie (Suzanne) Thomas of Houston, TX, William (Shelia) Thomas of Clarington, Ohio, and Charles (Michelle) Thomas of Cleveland, Ohio; two brothers, Derrell Cross of Pigeon Forge, TN and Leroy Cross of New Martinsville; four sisters, Evelyn McCullough of Puducah, KY, Janna Dennis and Ramona Loy, both of New Martinsville, and Luella Wyatt of Cadiz, KY; and eight grandchildren.

    Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 751 Third Street, New Martinsville, where funeral services will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Jerry Ernst officiating.  Interment in Emma Grove Cemetery, Hannibal, Ohio.

 

Thompson, Eileen E. Thompson nee Carpenter

Watters Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, June 17, 2007

    Eileen E. Thompson, 85, of the Summit Acres Nursing Home, Caldwell, Ohio (formerly of Summerfield, Ohio) died Saturday, June 16, 2007 at the nursing home.

    She was born on February 19, 1922 near Calais, Ohio a daughter of the late Ottie and Goldie (Carpenter) Carpenter.  She was a homemaker; a member of the St. Michael Catholic Church, Carlisle, Ohio and a member of the Catholic Women's Club.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roman Thompson on April 5, 1969; three brothers, Virgil, Lee and Woodrow Carpenter and one grandson, Rick Dimmerling.

    Surviving are two daughters: Darlene Dimmerling and husband Marvin of Summerfield, Ohio and Diane Carpenter and husband Mick of Summerfield, Ohio; one son: Virgil Thompson and his wife Jane of Summerfield, Ohio; two brothers: Bay Carpenter of Louisville, Ohio and Ray Carpenter of Batesville, Ohio; one sister: Ruth Betts of Barnesville, Ohio; nine grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

    Friends will be received at the Brubach-Watters Funeral Home, 202 Main Street, Summerfield, Ohio from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2007.  Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Carlisle, Ohio with Rev. Fr. Samuel Saprano as the celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Carlisle, Ohio.  Vigil services will be held at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Thompson, Helen Reed Thompson nee O'Brien

Watters Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, June 15, 2007

    Helen Reed Thompson, 89, of Wilmington, North Carolina died June 12, 2007 at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.  She was born in Barnesville, Ohio on September 17, 1917, a daughter of the late John and Blanche Triplett O'Brien.  She attended Cape Fear Presbyterian Church. Helen was a wonderful mother and loyal friend.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, George Reed; her second husband, Paul Thompson; two brothers and three sisters.

    She is survived by three daughters: Kathryn Grace of California, Barbara Hyatt and her husband Clyde of Wilmington, North Carolina, Mary Margaret Hill and her husband Dale of Louisiana; two brothers: Charles O'Brien and John D. O'Brien; two sisters: Ann Bossman and Edna Grendell; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren and special friend, Nancy Hyatt of  Latta, South Carolina.

    A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 18, 2007 at the St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church, Fulda, Ohio. Inurnment will follow in the Eastern Cemetery, Summerfield, Ohio.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Cape Fear Presbyterian Church Youth Program, 2606 Newkirk Ave., Wilmington, North Carolina 28412.  Arrangements by Brubach-Watters Funeral Home, 202 Main Street, Summerfield, Ohio.

 

Thorn, Jo Ellen Thorn nee Miller

Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated January 11, 2007

Jo Ellen Thorn, 64, formerly a resident of Goose Run Rd., Marietta, and Wedgefield, S.C., died Jan. 7, 2007, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 17, 1942 in Harlem, Montana, a daughter of Clyde and Ruby Southwick Miller.  She had been employed by SAFE Federal Credit Union, retiring in 1999.

Surviving are her husband, Ray Riddle; two sons, Robert (Lori) Thorn of Atlanta, Ga., Scott (Tiva) Thorn of Sumter, SC; three granddaughters, Brittany, Sabrina and Kristan Thorn; a brother, Milton Miller of Clifton, Co.; special cousin Florence Allen, and many nieces and nephews. She will be sadly missed by all.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Iona Buck; a brother Jay Miller, and a half sister, Teeny Richmond.

Friends will be received after 2 p.m. at McClure-Schafer-Langford Funeral Home, Marietta, where funeral services will be held Jan. 11, at 10. a.m., with Pastor Gale Lauderman officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Monroe County.

 

Tisher, Vernon “Packy” Tisher

Grisell Online Obituaries, Clarington, Ohio, dated, December 17, 2007

Tisher, Vernon "Packy", 81, Bares Run Road, Sardis, Ohio, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2007 while playing cards with friends.

He was born January 20, 1926 in Clarington, Ohio, the son of the late Wesley and Freda Ann (Ensinger) Tisher.

Packy was a steelworker at Ormet Corporation and a farmer. He was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Sardis, the American Legion Post 760 in Hannibal, Ohio, Zion Grange #2242, USWA Local #5724, and a U.S. Army veteran of WWII.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Mary Tisher; three sons, Paul (Susan) Tisher of Barnesville, Ohio, Terry (Janice) Tisher of Hannibal, Ohio; and Jeff Tisher of Clarington, Ohio; a daughter, Sue (Ron) Riser of Jerusalem, Ohio; seven granddaughters, Dani and Chad Greenlee of Hannibal, Kim and Scott Goldy of Rockford, IL, Stephanie and Tyrone English of Jerusalem, Hollie Tisher of Lewisville, Nikki and Jim Greenwood of Shadyside, Ohio; Jessica and Sarah Tisher of Barnesville; and five great grandchildren, Garett and Gracie Greenlee, Tae and Tryson English, and Haylee Greenwood.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5-9pm and on Wednesday from 11am until time of service at 1:00pm at Grisell Funeral Home, 125 Clarinda Drive, Clarington, with Rev. Donald Hitchcock officiating.  Military services will be conducted at the funeral home by the Hannibal American Legion.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 163549, Columbus, OH 43216-3549.

 

Tolbert, Carol L. Tolbert, nee Christman

Source:  www.sandersfuneralhomes.com; July 2007

        Carol L. Tolbert, age 61, of Canton died Sunday, July 29, 2007 in Aultman Hospital following a brief illness. Born February 26, 1946 in Canton, OH. to the late Irvle A. and Dorothy E. (Morris) Christman. She was a life resident of the Canton area and employed by the Arbors at Canton. Member of AARP.

        Preceded in death by her husband, Donald Tolbert in 1996; one sister, Judy Zucal. Survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Denise Young of Pike Twp, Joe and Rhonda Young of West Palm Beach, FL, Dennis Young of Canton; six grandchildren, Danielle, Allison, Jacob, Mitchell, Lucas and Kendall; one brother and sister-in-law, Warren and Deborah Christman of Navarre; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Joann and Ronald DiNarda of Canton, Sally Greene of Canton, Sue and Clark Froelich of Canton; numerous nieces and nephews.

        Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007 at 1:00 pm in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home on South Cleveland Ave. with Stephen Kimbrel officiating. Interment in Melscheimer Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 6 – 8 pm.

Kreighbaum-Sanders

330-484-2525

www.sandersfuneralhomes.com

 

Tonkovich, JoAnn Tonkovich nee Applegarth

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, October 26, 1890

    TONKOVICH, JoAnn, 72, of Ferry Landing Road, Shadyside, Ohio, died Wednesday, October 24, 2007, in Belmont Community Hospital, Bellaire, Ohio.    JoAnn was born March 6, 1935, in Martins Ferry, Ohio, a daughter of the late David and Mildred Tittle Applegarth.  She was a retired caregiver from the Moundsville Senior Citizens Center and a Methodist by faith.

    Two brothers, Bill and D.D. Applegarth preceded her in death.

    Surviving is her husband, Rudy Tonkovich; a son, Norman King Jr. of Triadelphia, W.Va.; four daughters, Tina (George) VanGosen of Bridgeport, Ohio, Theresa King of Wheeling, Tamara "Tamie" (Jim) Hilliard of Washington, Pa., and Twila (Dana) Stanley of Glen Dale W.Va.; a stepdaughter, Teresa (Dennis) Huffman of Shadyside; a stepson, James R. "Pete" Tonkovich of Sardis, Ohio; a brother, Jack (Louise) Applegarth of Odessa, Texas; and two sisters, Cindy (Bob) Snider of Martins Ferry, and Charlene (Rick) Baumann of Torrance, Calif.

    Family will receive friends Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio, where services will be held 11 a.m. Monday with Pastor Cindy Murphy officiating.  Interment in Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatan Pt., Ohio.  JoAnn cared about animals. Memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter, 12th St., Moundsville, WV 26041. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com.

 

Tubaugh, Donald Tubaugh

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, April 23, 2007

    Donnie Tubaugh, 42, Beallsville, died Saturday, April 21, 2007 as the result of a house fire. He was born Dec. 16, 1964 in Barnesville, a son of Myrna Lough Tubaugh and the late Richard Tubaugh.

    Surviving in addition to his mother of Beallsville, are three daughters: Donna and Laura and their mother, Debbie, of Columbus and Kristin; two brothers, Allan (Nancy) Tubaugh of Marietta and Rick (Tina) Tubaugh of Beallsville; one sister, Renee (Keith) Beymer of Dayton; his partner, Ms. Judit Bach of Columbus.

    Friends may call Wednesday at the Harper Funeral Home, Beallsville from 4 p.m., until time of funeral service at 8 p.m.  Interment will be held Thursday at 10 a.m., in Jerusalem Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be sent to, Myrna Tubaugh, 52846 SR 26, Beallsville, Ohio 43716.

 

Ullman, Ralph E. Ullman

Watters Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, April 9, 2007

     Ralph E. Ullman, 87, of 38585 State Route 26, Graysville, Ohio passed away Monday, April 09, 2007 at the Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta, Ohio.  He was born at Rinard Mills, Ohio on September 6, 1919 a son of the late William and Elizabeth Payne Ullman.

    He was a graduate of Graysville High School, Graysville, Ohio and a graduate of Ohio University, Athens, Ohio where he received his bachelors and masters degrees in education. He was a retired teacher, coach and school administrator in the Monroe County Schools with 32 years of service. He was a member of the Graysville United Methodist Church, Graysville, Ohio where he served as trustee and parsonage trustee; a U.S. Army veteran of W.W.II.; a member and past master of the Stafford Lodge #300 F&A.M.; a member of the Graysville Grange #2681 where he served as a past master and overseer; a charter member and current President of the Graysville and Community Volunteer Fire Dept.; currently serving as President and Trustee of the Was Polled Hereford Association; member of the Switzerland of Ohio Polled Hereford Association; a member of the American Polled Hereford Association; a member of the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce; a member and Treasurer of the Monroe County Republican Executive Committee; a member of the Monroe County Extension Advisory Committee; a member of the Monroe County Retired Teachers Association; the Ohio Retired Teachers Association and the National Retired Teachers Association.

    Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Vera Piatt Ullman whom he married on September 21, 1940; one son: Larry (Donna) Ullman of Graysville, Ohio; one daughter: Karen (Robert) Marks of Cambridge, Ohio; one sister: Olive Pool of Beverly, Ohio; three grandchildren: Keith (Christina) Ullman of Graysville, Ohio, Tammy (Kevin) Howell of Rinard Mills, Ohio and Kimberly Marks of Cambridge, Ohio; five great grandchildren: Michael Ullman, Jonathan Ullman, Latosha Howell, Tyler Howell and Cole Howell.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Harry Ullman.

    Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West Woodsfield, Ohio from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2007 with Grange services at 8:00 p.m. and from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2007 with Masonic services at 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2007 at the funeral home with Rev. Richard Wilson and Rev. Madlynne Webber officiating. Burial will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Ullman, Ruby M. Ullman nee Cline

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, May 25, 2007

Ruby M. Ullman, 80, of Lancaster Street, died at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday (May 23, 2007) at the West Penn Burn Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.  She was born Nov. 17, 1926, in Rinard Mills, to the late Oscar E. and Addie Brown Cline. She was an active member of the Reno Christian Church, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Reno Christian Church Red Hat Society.  On Sept. 17, 1947, she married Raymond H. Ullman, who preceded her in death on May 21, 1993.

Surviving are her daughter, Marianne Carter Mason; grandson, Bradford Carter; and great-grandson, Zachary Mason, all of Parkersburg. Also surviving are sister, Ruth E. Cline of Marietta; brother, Ward Cline of Bloomfield; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.  Friends may call from noon Monday until the hour of the service.

 

Underwood, Floyd E. Underwood

Toothman Online Obituaries, Jacobsburg, Ohio, dated, August 26, 2007

Floyd E. Underwood, 79, of Key-Bellaire Rd., died Saturday, August 25, 2007 at Country Club Retirement Center, Bellaire.

He was born in Jacobsburg, Ohio in 1928, a son of the late George Washington "Leroy" Underwood and Mary Evelyn Underwood.

Floyd was a retired employee of the Ormet Corporation where he worked for 25 years.  He was a former coal miner.  He was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and the Ormet Retirees.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers,

Arthur, Harold, Louis and Ralph Underwood; seven sisters, twins, Beatrice

and Bernice Underwood; Edna Hines, Grace Saffell, Mary Homan, Alice

Bumgardner and Ruth V. Johnson.

Floyd is survived by his wife Lila Mae Corbett Underwood; four sons, Donley and Dennis both of Boyd Ridge, Bellaire Randy of Jacobsburg and Rodney of Key Ridge, Bellaire; a brother, Robert of Delaware; a sister, Alberta Shaw of North Carolina; five grandchildren, Christopher "Don", Nathan "Brock", Amy, Randy Jr. and Josh.

Friends will be received at Toothman Funeral Home in Jacobsburg on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m., where services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Nellie Millhouse and Charlie Hart officiating.  Burial will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

 

Urbanek, Tony Urbanek

Bauer-Turner Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, May 5, 2007

    Tony Urbanek Jr. age 57 of Marietta, Ohio formerly of Woodsfield, Ohio died Saturday May 5, 2007 at his home. He was born in Bellaire, Ohio July 4, 1949 a son of the late Tony and Pauline Mlakar Urbanek Sr. He was a Coal Miner.

    Preceded in death by 1 son: Joseph Wesley Urbanek - 1977, and one infant sister.

    He is survived by his wife: Laura Urbanek - Marietta, Ohio, 1 daughter: Paula (Matt) Frank - Columbus, Ohio, 1 son: Ralph Urbanek - Lewisville, Ohio, 1 step daughter: Danielle Zaayer - Marietta, Ohio, 1 brother: Frank Urbanek - West Lafayette, Ohio, 4 sisters: Mary (James) Doty - Dalton, Ohio, Frances (Luther) Burke - Woodsfield, Ohio, Patricia (Paul) Mathews - Dalton, Ohio, Jenny Alleman - North Lima, Ohio, 7 grandchildren.

    Friends received from (2-4) & (7-9) p.m. Monday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio where services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday May 8, 2007. Interment in the Goudy Cemetery near Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Van Dyne, Minnie L Van Dyne nee Mayhugh

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, September 26, 2007

       VAN DYNE, Minnie L., 88, of East Captina Highway, Jacobsburg, Ohio, died Monday, September 24, 2007, in Belmont Community Hospital, Bellaire.

      She was born in Beallsville, Ohio on April 19, 1919, a daughter of the late Alfred and Martha Sears Mayhugh.  Minnie was a homemaker; and a member of the Church of Christ in Armstrongs Mills, Ohio.

      In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred D. VanDyne, Sr.; a great-grandson, Jamie Lee Cline; and a son-in-law, John Ondrejko.

      She is survived by her children, Fred D. (Helen) VanDyne, Jr. of Powhatan Point, Larry (Sarah) VanDyne of Lebanon Church, Va., Homer (Betty)VanDyne of Beallsville, Harold (Darlene) VanDyne of Jacobsburg, Alan Vandyne of Columbus, Ohio, Juanita (George) Graham of Powhatan Point, Charlotte (Don) Smith of Mather, Pa., Carol Ondrejko of Clinton, Mo., and Barbara (Charles) Smith of Barnesville; 16 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

      Family and friends will be received at the Toothman Funeral Home, Jacobsburg, Ohio on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. with Brother Jeff Gallaher officiating.  Burial will follow in Powhatan Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Powhatan Point Vol. Fire Dept.

 

Waligura, Genalda L. Waligura nee Wright

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, June 2, 2007

    Genelda L. Waligura, 68, of Ferry Street, Clarington, Ohio, died Friday, June 1, 2007 at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, W.Va.  She was born June 1, 1939 in Clarington, the daughter of the late Edward and Laura Delbrugge Wright.  She was a retired nurse for Dr. A. J. Antalis; a member of the Eastern Star Chapter #533 in Clarington; a former mayor of Clarington; and attended Immanuel United Church of Christ.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Keith Wright.

    Survivors include her husband, Joe Waligura; two sons: Joey (Tamie) Waligura of Gig Harbor, Wash.; and David Waligura of Clarington; a daughter, Stacy Waligura of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a brother, Kent Wright of Woodsfield, Ohio; a sister, Sharon Liskanich of Powhatan Point, Ohio; four grandchildren: Jessica Waligura, David, Cloey and Matthew Dickens; and a great-grandson, Alex Waligura.

    There will be no visitation. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Grisell Funeral Home, Clarington.  Sympathy expressions at www.grisellfuneralhomes.com

 

Wallace, Lydia Emma Wallace nee Haught

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, April 27, 2007

    NEW MATAMORAS - Lydia Emma Haught Wallace, 88, of Riverpark Manor, New Matamoras, passed away Wednesday (April 25, 2007) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  She was born Sept. 16, 1918, a daughter of Comer Elijah Haught and Mary Dora Tice Haught.  On March 5, 1942, she was married to Russel Lee Wallace, who preceded her in death Oct. 2, 1994.

    Lydia is survived by her children, Beverly (Dave) Carpenter of New Matamoras, Gary (Sally) Wallace of Six Lakes, Mich., and Bill (Susan) Wallace of Marietta; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Pearl Smith; and brothers, Dale Haught and Frank Haught.

    In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by one infant sister, Fay Marie Haught.

    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Knob Church with the Rev. Gale Lauderman officiating. Burial will be in Knob Cemetery.  Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Lydia Wallace Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.

 

Weckbacher, Garald Weckbacher

Bauer-Turner Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, November 19, 2007

Garald Weckbacher age 86 of St. Rt. 537 Rinard Mills, Ohio died Sunday, November 18, 2007 at the Monroe County Care Center. He was born in Monroe County Ohio December 26, 1920 a son of the late John Weckbacher and Mary Clover Kinkade Weckbacher.

He was retired from the B.F. Goodrich Company, Marietta, Ohio, U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, Member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ, and member of the Bethel Volunteer Fire Dept. Garald loved going to auctions, social functions at the Bethel Community Center,

and spending time with family and friends.

Preceded in death by two brothers: Martin and Johnny, and one sister, Arlene (Sis) Cline.

He is survived by his wife Sylvia Marshall Weckbacher who he married July 3, 1948 of Rinards Mills, 2 daughters: Bonnie (Bill) Knowlton - Graysville, Ohio, Rita (Mark) Spence - Marietta, Ohio, 3 grandchildren: Missy Knowlton and fiancé Walter Dean, Keith (Danetta) Knowlton, and April Spence, 3 great grandchildren: Hunter & Emily Knowlton, Cole Dilts.

Friends received from (2-9) p.m. Tuesday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday November 21, 2007 with Kent Parks officiating. Interment in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near Graysville, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ perpetual care cemetery fund.

 

Weckbacher, Katherine I. Weckbacher nee Lindamood

Watters Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, March 16, 2007

    Katherine I. "Kathy" Weckbacher, 62, of 31899 Long Run Road, Sycamore Valley, Ohio died Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at her home.     She was born at Marietta, Ohio on August 11, 1944 a daughter of Ralph Lindamood who survives of Massillon, Ohio and the late Pearl Ayers Lindamood.

    She was a homemaker and a member of Creighton Ridge Church of Christ near Sycamore Valley, Ohio where she was a former Sunday School teacher. She was also former 4-H advisor and also enjoyed cooking for the family and entertaining her friends.

    In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband, Dean E. Weckbacher whom she married on August 21, 1965; two daughters: Kim (Fred) Ramon of Zion Springs, Utah and Robin (Richard) Markey of Lower Salem, Ohio; two sons: Kevin (Ida) Weckbacher of Woodsfield, Ohio and Nathan (Jennifer) Weckbacher of Graysville, Ohio; one brother: Donald (Paula) Lindamood of Sanford, Florida; her stepmother: Marjorie Lindamood of Massillon, Ohio; eight grandchildren: Casey Phillips, Shawna Phillips, Brandon Markey, Caitlyn Markey, Latosha Weckbacher, Nicholas Weckbacher, Remington Weckbacher and Riley Weckbacher.

    In addition to her mother she was preceded in death by one infant brother, Ralph Ronnie Lindamood, Jr.

    Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2007 where funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2007 with Ronald Rossiter officiating. Burial will follow in the Creighton Ridge Cemetery, near Sycamore Valley, Ohio.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel Community Center, c/o Irene Clift, 31001 Little Injun Road, Lower Salem, Ohio 45745 or to the Washington County Hospice and Home Health, 210 Seventh Street, Suite 300, Marietta, Ohio 45750.

 

Weddle, Albert Woodrow Weddle

Bauer-Turner Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated March 16, 2007

    Albert Woodrow "Woody" Weddle age 87 of Woodsfield, Ohio died Friday March 16, 2007 at his home. He was born in Topnich, Washington October 3, 1919 a son of the late William A. Weddle & Dorcas Febus Weddle.  He retired from the Monroe County Highway Department and was a U.S. Veteran. He was a Member of the Greenbrier Methodist Church, Monroe County Horseman's Association and was a life long Farmer.

    Preceded in death by 1 sister: Ida Mae Piatt, 7 brothers: William(Bill) Weddle, Forrest E. (Frostie) Weddle, Emerson (Sam) Weddle, Elmer Weddle, Lemuel Weddle, Alvis Weddle, and Wiley Weddle.

    He is survived by his wife: Theica Cline Weddle of Woodsfield, Ohio, 2 sons: Glenn (Judy) Weddle - Woodsfield, Ohio, Boyd (Mandy) Weddle - Woodsfield, Ohio, 1 daughter: Barbara (Richard) Magyar - Woodsfield, Ohio, 3 brothers: Paul (Evelyn) Weddle - Graysville, Ohio, Ray (Judy) Weddle - Woodsfield, Ohio, David (Bonnie) Weddle - Toledo, Ohio, 4 sisters: Jane Kinney - Ambridge, Pennsylvania, Eleanor Day - Millersburg, Ohio, Mary Hines - Corbin, Kentucky, Beryl (Gerald) Christman, Woodsfield, Ohio, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren.

    Friends received from (2-4) & (7-9) p.m. Sunday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday March19, 2007 with Keith Jones Officiating. Interment in the Jericho Cemetery near Brownville, Ohio. Online condolences may be express online at www.bauerturner.com

 

Weddle, Paul S. Weddle

Watters Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, August 19, 2007

Paul S. Weddle, 86, of 38400 Straightfork Road, Graysville, Ohio died Saturday, August 18, 2007 at the Selby General Hospital, Marietta, Ohio.  He was born July 24, 1921 at Jericho, Ohio a son of the late William Arthur and Dorcas Lola Febus Weddle.  He retired from the River Gas Company with 28 years of service as a field crew leader and was an auctioneer for the Weddle-Bigley-Christy Auctions for 70 years; a U.S. Army veteran of W.W.II.; a member of the Greenbrier United Methodist Church; a member of the Stafford Lodge #300 F.&A.M.; a former member of the Monroe County Airport Authority and was an avid coon hunter.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Ida Piatt; eight brothers, Samuel E., William H., Forrest E., Lemuel, Wiley, Elmer, Alvis and Woodrow Weddle.

Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Piatt Weddle whom he married on February 1, 1947, three daughters: Janice (Dennie) Burchett of Marietta, Ohio, Joice (Terry) Hupp of Cambridge, Ohio and Joanne Salge of Corpus Christi, Texas; four sisters: Jane Kenney of Pennsylvania, Mary Hines of Corbin, Kentucky, Eleanor Day of Millersburg, Ohio and Beryl Christman of Woodsfield, Ohio; two brothers: Dave Weddle of Curtis, Ohio and Ray Weddle of Woodsfield, Ohio; five grandchildren: Jason Bigley, Abby Salge, Lesley Salge, Paul Salge and Ashley Hupp; one great granddaughter: Kesselyn Bigley; several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m., Monday, August 20, 2007 at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio where funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 21, 2007 with Rev. Richard Wilson and Rusty Atkinson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, near Graysville, Ohio.  Masonic services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Graysville United Methodist Church, c/o Tina Loch, 38894 S.R. 26, Graysville, Ohio 45734 or to the Greenbrier United Methodist Church, c/o Bonnie Forni, 650 Dye's Ridge Road, New Matamoras, OH 45767.

 

Weidetz, Rose A. Weidetz nee Hoffman

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, June 30, 2007

    Rose A. (Hoffman) Weidetz, 85, formerly of Seabrights Lane, Martins Ferry, Ohio died Friday, June 29, 2007 at East Ohio Regional Hospital Long Term Care, Martins Ferry. She was born May 4, 1922 in Martins Ferry a daughter of the late Edgar and Freda (Gunther) Hoffman.  She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Yacht Club both of Martins Ferry.

    In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter, Kathryn A. Gibson; four sisters: Bernice Halverson, Mary Ellen Swearingen, Elizabeth Harvey, and Freda Ferguson; and three brothers: Fr. Edgar Hoffman, Fred Hoffman and Francis Hoffman.

    Surviving are her husband Alvin L. Weidetz, Sr., a son Alvin L. (Lil) Weidetz, Jr. of Pensacola, Fla., two daughters Linda Schultz of Martins Ferry and Carolyn (David) Todd of Woodsfield, Ohio, and six grandchildren Alvania Thompson, Michelle Bryant, Alvin Weidetz III, Erik Schultz, Jennifer Schultz, and David L. Todd, III; and seven great-grandchildren.

    Friends will be received Sunday 12 to 3 and 6 and 8 p.m. at the Heslop Funeral Home, Walnut at Fifth, Martins Ferry, Ohio where services will be held Monday, July 2, 2007 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Thomas A. Magary officiating. Burial follows in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio. Rosary devotions will be recited Sunday at 3 p.m. in the funeral home.

 

Weisend, Pauline B. Weisend nee Burkhart

Source: Wafters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, September 2007

Pauline B. Weisend, 94, of the Monroe County Care Center, Woodsfield, Ohio (formerly of Lewisville, Ohio) died Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at the center. She was born at Lewisville, Ohio on September 16, 1913 a daughter of the late Nicholas and Mary Ann Haren Burkhart.

She was a homemaker; a member of the St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Woodsfield, Ohio where she was a member of the Catholic Womens Club and also served as a former Eucharistic Minister.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lyle Joseph Weisend on February 14, 1989; four sisters, Loretta Zwick, Josephine Zwick ,Goldine Hill and Clementine Kinnen; two brothers, Andy Burkhart and Joseph Burkhart; one infant brother.

Surviving are four daughters: Patricia (John) Vanderaar of Berea, Ohio, Betty (Tim) Glynn of Glendale, Arizona, Susan (Eric) Devin of Aurora, New York and Mary (Bob) Rumberger of West Chester, Ohio; one son: David (Fran) Weisend of Lewisville, Ohio; one sister: Mary Crum of Tennessee; ten grandchildren; nine great grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Waters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, September 23, 2007.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 24, 2007 at the St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Woodsfield, Ohio with Rev. Fr. David Gaydosik as the celebrant.

Burial will follow in the St. Sylvester Catholic Church Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio. Vigil services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

 

Wells, Freda Mae Wells nee Pittman

Daily Jeffersonian, Cambridge, Ohio, dated, March 26, 2007

         Freda Mae Wells, 96 of The Beckett House, New Concord, formerly of Boden Road, died March 25, 2007 following a brief illness.  She was born, August 28, 1910 in New Castle, Ohio, daughter of the late Stephen & Rebecca Lois (Jenewein) Pittman.  She graduated in 1929 from Beallsville High School.  She married Ross V. Wells, February 29, 1936.  She was a loving housewife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother.  She went to work at ''The Guernsey Memorial'' which is now SEORMC for 18 years and retired at the age of 73.  She was a member of The Church of Christ on Clairmont Avenue.

           She was preceeded in death by her husband, Ross V. Wells; sons, Glenn V. Wells and Robert M. Wells; grandson, Gerald Wells and a great-grandson, Jacob Matthew Dunn; sisters, Hazel Winland and Mildred Finley, 1 niece Betty Rogers, 1 great-niece Janet Matthews.

           She is survived by 3 children, Lois Mae (Benny) Knight, Shirley Ann (Stan) Hutchins, and Jay Stephen Wells, daughter-in-laws, Jo Anne Wells and Joyce Wells, 12 grandchildren, Zane Vernon Wells, Tiffany Anne (Jeffrey) Kovalik, James (Kay) Wells, Ray (Denise) Wells, Sharon Wells, Bridgett (David) Stewart, Karen (Richard) Pizzuti, Sean Kennedy, Renee Williams, Betsy Knight, Brandon Wells and David Wells, 1 step grandson Jamie Hutchins and 1 step grandaughter Erica Rivera, 11 great grand children, Allison Kovalik, Kyle Wells, Julia Wells, Nichole Wells, Heather Wells, Michael Boulding, Olivia Pizzuti, Taylor Kennedy, Chelesa Kennedy, Erica Kennedy, Brandi Kennedy and 2 step-great grandchildren, Cailey and Erin Hutchins, a brother-in-law, Donald Finley, 2 nephews,  Mark Finley, James (Dorothy) Wells, nieces Mary Jane (Kenneth) Kenworthy, Linda (Roy) Smith and 2 great nieces, Judy (David) Culp and Tara (David) Bebesi, 1 great nephew, Aaron Finley

           Visitation will be on Thursday, March 29 2007 from 5 to 8pm at Bundy-Law Funeral Home with the service on Friday, March 30, 2007 at 11:00am.  Evang. Bruce Daughterty will officiate the service with burial following in Northwood Cemetery.  Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of Guernsey at 9711 East Pike Rd., Cambridge, Ohio 43725.

 

White, Lura E. White nee Myers

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, May 22, 2007

ZANESVILLE - Lura E. White of Pleasant Grove Road, Zanesville (formerly of New Matamoras), died at 11:55 p.m. Monday (May 21, 2007).

She was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Duncan Falls to Emma and Homer Myers. She was a graduate of Philo High School. She was employed by the Treasury Department, Washington, D.C., for several years and Olin Corporation and Consolidated Aluminum at Hannibal, Ohio, for over 25 years. She was a memberof American Legion Post 029 and VFW Post 1058. She was a Methodist by faith.

Surviving are several nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James; and brothers,Clyde, Dorrence, and Ralph Myers.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hadley Funeral Home, Reno Chapel. Entombment will be in East Lawn Mausoleum. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hadley Funeral Home, 1021 Pike St., Marietta.  Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.

 

Wiley, Marvin E. "Pudge" Wiley, Sr.

Grisell Online Obituaries, Clarington, Ohio, dated, January 16, 2007

      Wiley, Marvin E. "Pudge" Sr., 61, of North State Rt. 2, New Martinsville, WV, formerly of Clarington, Ohio, died Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV. He was born August 5, 1945 in Jerusalem, Ohio, the son of the late James Russell and Helen Tiber Wiley.  He was a laborer and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and William L. Wiley; and a sister, Susan Penzarroni.

      Survivors include his wife, Mary Williams Wiley, two sons, Marvin (Gloria) Wiley, Jr. of Woodsfield, Ohio and Jesse James Wiley of New Martinsville; two daughters, Sherry (Butch) Lallathin of Lewisville, Ohio and Beverly Everett of Lafayette, LA; two brothers, Henry Wiley of Clarington and James Wiley Jr.; four sisters, Velma (Robert) Gallagher of Parkersburg, Marie (Earl) Miller and Sandra Dodd, both of Clarington, and Judy (Jim) Davis of Jonesboro, Ark; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

      Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm at Grisell Funeral Home, 125 Clarinda Drive, Clarington, Ohio where funeral services will be Friday at 11:00am with Minister Keith Jones officiating. Interment to follow in Clarington Cemetery where military graveside services will be conducted.

 

Williams, Gerald  E. Williams

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, November 26, 2007

LOWER SALEM - Gerald Elmer "Shine" Williams, 80, of Noble County 30, Lower Salem, near Germantown, died at 6:20 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 24, 2007) at the Marietta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born on Aug. 19, 1927, in Noble County, Ohio, to Clyde T. and Florence E. Ball Williams.

He was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ near Harriettsville. He graduated from Elk Local Schools at Harriettsville in 1945, then joined the service and served in Germany during World War II. He retired from Marietta Structures in 1992 with 47 years of service. He loved to farm.

On Aug. 13, 1947, he married Viola M. Erb, who preceded him in death on Sept. 19, 1993.

He is survived by a son, Larry (Janey) Williams of Rinard Mills, Ohio; three daughters, Doris (Lee) Kehl of Marietta, Pamela (Larry) Kehl of Belpre and Lisa (Michael) Chambers of Lower Salem; five grandsons, Steven Kehl, Tim (Jessica) Williams, Jamie (Denise) Williams, Daniel (Jill) Chambers and Adam Chambers and his fiancée, Jodi Bishop; three granddaughters, Patricia Kehl, Jennifer Ruth and Suzy (Dale) Schofield; and 11 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his brother, Mark (Evelyn) Williams of Marietta; three sisters-in-law, Francis Williams of New Middletown, Glenor Williams of Caldwell, and Bettie Lou Erb of Akron; one brother-in-law, Larry (Vicki) Johnson of Akron; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by two sisters, Marie Harper and Norma Cline; and six brothers, Dale, James,

Charles, Franklin, Walten and Rayfiel Williams.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Diann O'Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery with full military rites. Family will greet friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today.

 

Williams, James Leroy Williams Sr.

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, February 3, 2007

NEW MATAMORAS - James Leroy Williams Sr., 67, of Brownsville Road, New Matamoras, changed his address to be with the Lord at 2:28 p.m. Friday (Feb. 2, 2007) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 31, 1939, in Grandview Township, to Gilbert and Rose Joy Williams. He had worked as a truck driver for Landmark and went to work as a coal miner for North American Coal Mine where he retired. He was a Baptist by faith and had attended the Par Hill Community Church. He like to fish and cut firewood and act as a role model to his grandchildren.  On July 17, 1957, he married Shirley Erb, who survives with seven children, Carol Smith (Jim McCoy), Bill Williams (Sherry), Tim Williams (Jeri), Diane Gore, Stephanie Williams (fiancé, Robert Frost), all from New Matamoras, and Rebecca Dye (Charlie), James Williams Jr. (Alinda) from Florida.

Grandchildren surviving are Brian Smith, Kristin Dye, James Williams III, Susan Williams, Valeria Williams, Katina Bowersock, Mitchell Williams, Cody Williams, Jason Gore, Lionel Gore, and Joshua Gore. Also surviving are great-grandchildren, McKenzi and Tanner Smith, Gaige and Alexia Bowersock, and Riley Murphy. He is also survived by stepgrandchildren, Heather Dunn, Alan Hinton, Chuckie Hinton, and Laura Lamp; and great-grandchildren Meranda, Shay, and Lea Dunn, Ben, Bradley, Emily, CJ, and Elsie Hinton, and Chandler, Mattie, Zane and Taylor Lamp; one half sister, Gladys Hood; and four nephews, Jimmy and Ed Henderhan and Jack and Edward Williams.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Sue; and a grandson, Charlie Dye Jr. Also preceding him in death were brothers Home and John Earl Williams and a sister, Elma Henderhan.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with David Beaver officiating. Private burial will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 1 p.m. Sunday until the hour of the service.

 

Williams, Sandra K. Williams nee Opatrny

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, December 12, 2007

WILLIAMS, Sandra K., 57, of Jerusalem, Ohio, passed away December 4, 2007. She was born June 1, 1950, in Barnesville, Ohio, a daughter of Eva Margaret Susac Opatrny and the late Frank James Opatrny.

Sandra was a nurse for 30 years.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Opatrny.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two sisters, Elaine Gacek and Cathy Opatrny; a son, Frank K. Vogelsang; daughter, Ailsa Vogelsang; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Sandra's wishes, her body was donated to the Ohio State University for research.

A celebration of Sandra's life will be held at her home on Saturday, December 15, 2007, beginning at 10 a.m.

 

Williamson, Paul T. Williamson

Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohio, dated, March 5, 2007

    Paul Theodore Williamson 84, of 115 Sunset Lane, Marietta, died at his home at 1:15 p.m. Saturday (March 3, 2007).  He was born Sept. 2, 1922, at Archers Fork, Washington County, Ohio, to the late Ray Taylor Williamson and Effie O. Adams Williamson.  He served in the U.S. Army from Dec. 13, 1942, until Feb. 12, 1946. He was in battles in central Europe and had his combat infantryman badge, American Theater Ribbon, EAME Theater Ribbon with one Bronze Star, Victory Medal World War II and Good Conduct Medal. He was in Germany on VE day.  He returned to Marietta and married Stella Armann of Powhatan Point, Ohio, on Dec. 13, 1946, and they were married for 58 years before she died Dec. 22, 2004. He worked for Marietta Ignition for over 40 years until his retirement. He was a member of American Legion Post 64 and V.F.W. Post 5108, both of Marietta.

    He is survived by one sister, June Fritsche; one niece, Alisa Fritsche; two nephews, Neil Fritsche (Deborah), all of Marietta, and Gale Fritsche of New Jersey; and a sister-in-law, Beth Armann and her daughter, April.  Paul's last years were blessed by the companionship and care of Sandi and Damon Medeiros.

    Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hadley Funeral Home, Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta, with Pastor Damon Medeiros officiating and burial with full military honors by American Legion Post 64 and V.F.W. Post 5108 to follow in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and until time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to Marietta Home Nursing and Hospice, 210 N. Seventh St., Marietta, Ohio 45750.

 

Wines, Edna Marie Wines nee Belt

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, August 17, 2007

    WINES, Edna Marie, 90, of Barnesville, Ohio, died Thursday, at her home.  Edna was born September 4, 1916 in Woodsfield, Ohio, a daughter of the late William Thomas Belt and Mary Missouri Wise Belt.  Edna was a homemaker.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Wines; a daughter, Donna Corbitt; an infant son, William Edward Wines; a sister, Anna Belt; and brothers, Kenneth, Clyde, Charles, and Thomas Belt.

    Surviving are daughters, Delores Farrabee of Bethesda, Margaret Lemonds of Tenn., and Janis Striker of Barnesville; sons, David Wines of Bethesda, Charles Wines of Martins Ferry, and Richard Wines of W.Va.; 17 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 11 great- great- grandchildren.

    Friends will be received Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 702 East Main Street, Barnesville, where services will be held Saturday 11 a.m.  Burial in Davis Cemetery Bellaire, Ohio.

 

Winkler, Elva Winkler nee McKelvey

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, March 23, 2007

      Elda L. Winkler, 83, of Clarington, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2007 at the Bishop Joseph H. Hodges Continuous Care Center, Wheeling, W.Va. She was born April 25, 1923 in Round Bottom, Ohio, a daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth Reef McKelvey.  She was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ, Sardis, Ohio.

      In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer A. Winkler in 1997; three brothers: Charles (Bus), Harold and James McKelvey; four sisters: Wanda Schindler, Elsie Bertshy, Betty Marty and Dorothy Bryant.

      Surviving are three sons: Vernon Winkler and fiancee', Beverly Grubb, Jerusalem, Ohio, Robert (Carolyn) Winkler, Clarington, and Thomas (Alberta) Winkler, Clarington, Ohio; one daughter, Vickie (Andy) Volick, Clarington, Ohio; one brother, Diamond (Edith) McKelvey, Belmont, Ohio and one sister, Martha Kerns, Clarington, Ohio; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

      Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield, Ohio, where services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 24, 2007 with Pastor Donald Hitchcock officiating.  Burial follows in the Zion Memorial Gardens, Sardis, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Zion Memorial Gardens Perpetual Care Fund.  Online condolences may be expressed online at www.bauerturner.com

 

Winland, John Winland

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, April 25, 2007

      John D. Winland, 65, of Barnesville, Ohio, died Monday, April 23, 2007 at Woodsfield Nursing and Rehab Center.  He was born Aug. 25, 1941 in Hopedale, Ohio, son of the late James and Mary (Corbin) Winland.  He was a truck driver with Kramer Trucking; a member of Hendrysburg Methodist Church and an Army veteran.

      He was preceded in death by a sister, Sarah Fogle and a brother, Jacob Winland.

      Surviving are his wife, April (Talkington) Winland; two daughters: Kendra (Chris) Lamers of Pleasant City and Jennifer Winland of Quaker City; four granddaughters; three brothers: Joseph F. Winland and Isiah F. Winland, both of Barnesville and Thomas M. (Katie) Winland of Ravenna; four sisters: Judy Strauss and Rosemary Winland, both of Barnesville, Jessie Winland of Dover and Debbie Winland of Ravenna.

      Visitation, Thursday, 5 to 9 p.m., with services at 11 a.m., Friday at Campbell-Plumly- Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, Ohio, with Pastor Rodney West officiating.  Burial follows in Crestview Cemetery

 

Wolf, Lucille M. Wolf nee Moore

The Intelligencer, Wheeling, W.Va., dated, April 6, 2007

    WOLF, Lucille M. "Luke," 82, of Glouster, Ohio, formerly of Woodsfield, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2007, in the O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens.  She was born April 13, 1924, in Lima, Ohio; the daughter of the late Arthur Ellis and Nora Lee Quinn Moore.  She was the wife of the late James D. Wolf; a member and past President of the Woodsfield V.F.W. Post No. 5303 Ladies Auxiliary; the Director of the Voice of Democracy; a member of the Woodsfield American Legion Post No. 87; and the Woodsfield Order of Eastern Star Thea Chapter 268.

    She is survived by a sister, Louise Buchanan of Cincinnati, Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Jody Moore of Glouster and Charlene (Art) Smith of Athens; and several nieces and nephews.

    Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Curtis Wolf; two brothers, Ed and Arthur Moore; and one sister, Genelle Moore.

    Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2007, at the Morrison Funeral Chapel, Glouster-Bishopville, with John Wright officiating.  Interment will be in the Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Contributions can be made to the Woodsfield V.F.W. Post No. 5303, 112 North Sycamore Street, Woodsfield, OH 43793, or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 163549, Columbus, OH 43216.  A comforting message may be sent to the family at www.morrisonfc.com.

 

Woodby, Lavina Carpenter Woodby nee Wise

Watters Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, October 25, 2007

Lavina D. Carpenter Woodby, 74, of 49960 Old Infirmary Road, Sarahsville, Ohio died Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, Cambridge, Ohio.  She was born near Calais, Ohio on October 7, 1933 a daughter of the late John and Kathryn Wehr Wise.  She was a homemaker and a Methodist by faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Harold G. Carpenter on March 11, 1981; her second husband, Herbert Woodby on February 4, 2004; two sisters, Shirley Leach and Sara Snyder; five brothers, Robert, Sylvan, Kenneth, Paul and John Jr. Wise.

Surviving are three daughters: Debra Carpenter of Belle Valley, Ohio, Sharon (Jeff) Cline of Summerfield, Ohio and Deidra Leasure of Sarahsville, Ohio; three sons: Leslie Carpenter of Summerfield, Ohio, Mark (Rhoda) Carpenter of Lewisville, Ohio and Robin (Chris) Carpenter of Woodsfield, Ohio; two brothers: Royden Wise of Caldwell, Ohio and Jerald Wise of Woodsfield, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Brubach-Watters Funeral Home, 202 Main Street, Summerfield, Ohio from 5-9 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2007 where funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 27, 2007 with Rev. Myron Guiler officiating. Burial will follow in the Calais Cemetery, Calais, Ohio.

 

Workman, Martha Carpenter Workman nee Secrest

Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, January 11, 2007

Martha Carpenter Workman, 82, Byesville, died Jan.7, 2007, at her home. She was born April 8, 1924, in Belmont, a daughter of the late Charles and Edna Walters Secrest.  She was a retired employee of the Cambridge State Hospital.

Surviving are a daughter, Judy (Fred) Peters of Barnesville; two sons, John and Joe Carpenter of Byesville of Byesville; a brother, Luther Secrest of Belmont; two sisters, Goldie Wise of Barnesville and Mary Phillips of Bethesda.

Friends will be received Jan. 10, at 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. at Harper Funeral Home, Beallsville. Burial will follow in East Sunsbury Cemetery near Beallsville.

 

Worrell, Lula Worrell nee Reed

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, March 19, 2007

      Lula G. Worrell, 88, formerly of Cadiz, Ohio, died Friday, March 16, 2007 at home in Baltimore, Ohio. She was born May 29, 1918 in Bellsville, Ohio, daughter of the late Leonard and Carrie Bolon Reed.  She was a member of House of The Shepard, New Athens; a former employee of the former Finical Pharmacy in Cadiz and Ladies Auxiliary of The House of the Shepard.

      In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Worrell (1989); her son, Robert A. Worrell; two sisters, Alta Truex and Alma Mellott; a nephew, Glen Reed.

      Surviving are her daughter-in-law, Carol Worrell of Cadiz, Ohio; a sister, Erma Claer of Woodsfield, Ohio; three grandchildren: Tina (Enoch) Chipukaizer of Baltimore, Ohio, with whom she resided; Kimberly Lorch of London, Ohio and Debra Jerman of Columbus, Ohio; four great-grandchildren: Jessica and Drew Chipukaizer and Taylor and Jason Jerman.

      Friends will be received Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m., at the Borkoski Funeral Home, 555 E. Market St., Cadiz, Ohio.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m., at the funeral home, Rev. Pete Tuchek officiating.  Burial in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

 

Yocca, John Joseph Yocca

Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, dated, May 23, 2007

    John Joseph Yocca, 81, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Monday, May 21, 2007 at his residence.  He was born July 24, 1925 in Bellaire, Ohio, a son of the late Tony and

Minnie DeSantis Yocca.  John was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Martins Ferry Plant, and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Shadyside.

    In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Florine DiBacco Yocca on May 5, 2002.

    Surviving are two children, John Anthony Yocca of Woodsfield and Monica Yocca of Shadyside; a sister, Adeline Didier of Norfolk, Va., and two grandchildren; Ashley and Jason Yocca.

    Visitation will be held at the convenience of the family.  Friends are invited to attend Funeral Liturgy with Mass on Friday, May 25, at 10 a.m., in St. Mary Catholic Church, Shadyside, with Father Frank Cronin as celebrant.  Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society.  Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.altmeyer.com

 

Yoho, Martha Jean Gilmore Yoho nee Frye

Grisell  Obituaries, Hannibal, Ohio, dated September 20, 2007

Yoho, Martha Jean Gilmore 77, of Hannibal, Ohio, died Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at New Martinsville Health Care Center, New Martinsville, WV.

She was born November 17, 1929 in Duffy, Ohio, the daughter of the late George Martin Sr. and Stella Mae Lively Frye.

She was a homemaker, a retired custodian of River High School in Hannibal, a member of the VFW #9930 Ladies Auxiliary in Duffy, the New Martinsville Moose Lodge #931, a former member of the American Legion #760 Auxiliary in Hannibal, and a member of the Duffy Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Orval Eugene Gilmore; four sisters, Marie Sutton, Missouri Eubanks, Mildred Ruble and Eilene Rist; and two brothers, Sam and Robert Frye.

Survivors include her husband, Gary Yoho; two daughters, Sonja (Larry)Riggenbach of Sardis, Ohio and Nola (Randy) Post of Deltona, FL; a sister, Elsie Hollenback of Woodsfield, Ohio; two brothers, Joe (Pauline) Frye of Duffy and George Martin (Betsy) Frye, Jr. of Hannibal; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 4:00pm at Emma Grove Cemetery, Hannibal, Ohio with Pastor Bill Butterfield officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to VFW #9930 Auxiliary, P.O. Box 225, Sardis, OH 43946.

 

Yommer, Emma Jean Yommer nee Damron

Watters Online Obituaries, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, December 19, 2007  

Emma Jean Yommer, 71, of the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Woodsfield, Ohio (formerly of Lewisville, Ohio) died Monday, December 17, 2007 at the center. She was born at Harold, Kentucky on March 20, 1936 a daughter of the late Oley and Jetty L. Kidd Damron.

She was a retired restaurant worker and a member of the Calais Church, Calais, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Delano Yommer of January 27, 2001.

Surviving are two daughters: Marla Ann Ahmed of Lorain, Ohio and Sara Katherine Thomas of Lorain, Ohio; two sons: Homer D. Yommer, Jr. of Lorain, Ohio and Donald Eugene Yommer of Lorain, Ohio; one brother: Bill Damron of Kentucky; four step-brothers: Alex C. Slone, William "Bill" Slone, Henry Slone and Oley Damron, Jr. all of Kentucky; one half-sister: Rita; five sisters-in-law: Ann Yommer of Lorain, Ohio, Shirley Yommer of Grantsville, Maryland, Joan Yommer of Topeka, Kansas, Joann (Willard) Yommer of Lewisville, Ohio and Betty Yommer Westlake of Oakland, Maryland; one brother-in-law: Joe (Alice) Yommer of Olney Mill, Maryland and six grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Calais Church, 29880 Miltonsburg-Calais Road, Calais, Ohio from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2007 where funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2007 with Pastor Don Arbuckle officiating. Burial will follow in the Calais Cemetery, Calais, Ohio.

Arrangements by Watters Funeral Home, 37501 S.R. 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Zebley, Mary Belle Zebley nee Gettemy

Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, January 4, 2007

Mary Belle Zebley, 86, 217 Oaklawn Ave., Woodsfield, died Dec. 22, 2006, at Barnesville Hospital. She was born Oct. 5, 1920, near Mt. Independence, a daughter of the late Samuel Morris and Louella Mae Coleman Gettemy.  She was a homemaker and a lifelong Christian by faith. She was a member of the Praise Pentecostal Church, Woodsfield.

Surviving are three daughters, Chery Lynn (Michael) Cummings of Columbus, Darlene Gale (Jim) Marcos of Los Angeles, California and Virginia Lea (Gerald) Power of Concrete, Washington; two sons, Paul Dwayne Zebley of Woodsfield and Donald Bruce (Brenda) Zebley, Bakersfield, California; a sister, Evelyn Landman of Mt. Independence; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Zebley, on July 18, 2005; two daughters, Juanita Gail Zebley and Brenda Joyce Zebley; a son, Gregory Lawrence Zebley; six sisters, Bertha Scott, Florence Scott, Minnie Smithley, Catherine Zebley, Mildred Jacobs, Grace Gettemy and brother George Gettemy.

Friends were received Dec. 22 at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where services were held Dec. 23, with Pastor Paul Ferguson officiating. Burial followed in Oaklawn Cemetery.

 

 

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