Our Obituaries

Charles Dewy Carder

December 30, 1927 - November 4, 2013

Charles Dewy Carder, 85 of Logan, WV, passed away November 4, 2013 at Trinity Health Services in Logan. He was born December 30, 1927 in Clarksburg, a son of the late Hoy and Ruth (Wine) Carder. Charles was born in Clarksburg, WV in 1927. He was a Mechanic and worked for the Clearwater, Florida Highway Dept. until he retired. He enjoyed playing his guitars & singing, and cars. He is survived...
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Amos Earl Echard, Sr.

July 18, 1965 - November 3, 2013

Amos Earl Echard, Sr., 48 of Salem, WV, died November 3, 2013 at his residence. He was born July 18, 1965 in Parkersburg, WV, the son of the late Earl Abraham Echard and Betty Shaffer Echard Higginbotham of Gillespie. He had worked as an oil field worker and for Asplundh Tree Trimming. He was a member of Calvary Apostolic Church, Elizabeth. He enjoyed hunting, visiting people, playing...
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LaVerna Deem

August 26, 1947 - November 1, 2013

LaVerna Ruth Deem, 66, of Harrisville, WV, departed this life November 1, 2013 at Parkersburg, WV. She was born August 26, 1947 in Harrisville, WV, the daughter of the late Everett "Buster" and Lorene V. Metz Reed. Mrs. Deem was a homemaker. Mrs. Deem was a woman of strong faith who deeply loved her family. She was particularly committed to her husband, children and grandchildren. She loved...
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Lady Margaret Adams

August 20, 1936 - October 29, 2013

Lady Margaret Adams, 77, of West Union, WV, departed this life on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at the Salem Center in Salem, WV. Margaret was born August 20, 1936, in West Union, WV, a daughter of the late Clad and Dollie (Elliott) Adams. She spent her life as a homemaker. Margaret is survived by her two sisters, Dolly Lou Perine, West Union, WV (Arnolds Creek Community) and Blanche Adkins of...
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Robert Knight

September 21, 1946 - October 27, 2013

Robert Andrew "Andy" Knight, 67 of Nutter Fork Community, Doddridge County, passed away October 27, 2013 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born September 21, 1946 on Nutter Fork, on his family farm, a son of the late Leo "Dick" Knight and Glenna (Kinney) Knight. Andy retired after 30 years service for Bell Atlantic, which is now Verizon. He was an installer/repairman and had...
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Doris Sue Gillispie

March 31, 1945 - October 16, 2013

Doris Sue Gillispie, 68, of West Union, WV, departed this life on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport, WV. Doris was born March 31, 1945, in Clarksburg, WV, a daughter of the late Oral B. and Mildred Virginia (Hayes) Davis. She spent her life as a loving homemaker for her family and also worked as a cashier for Johnny Joe's Store in Smithburg, WV. She attended...
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Madelyn Pauline Payne

July 12, 1942 - October 14, 2013

Madelyn Pauline Payne, 71, of Ravenswood, WV (formerly of Greenwood, WV) departed this life on Monday, October 14, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Madelyn was born July 12, 1942, in Pine Knob, WV, a daughter of the late James H. and Dorothy M. (Kuhn) Todd. She spent her life as a loving homemaker for her family and loved her children and grandchildren dearly. She was an...
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Nancy L. Higgins

November 3, 1948 - October 11, 2013

Nancy L. Higgins, 64 of Pennsboro, WV born November 3, 1948 daughter of the late Willie B. and Nancy A. Cornell Kidder died at the Camden Clark Memorial Hospital, Memorial Campus on Friday, October 11, 2013. She was 1966 graduate of Belpre High School. Early on Nancy worked as a unit secretary at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital, later she co-owned Pennsboro Adult Care Home...
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Carol Jean Shackelford

October 11, 2013

Carol Jean (Greathouse) Shackelford, 80, of Painesville Township passed away on Oct. 11, 2013, at her home. She was born in Wildcat, W.Va., to Vallie and Henry Greathouse. Carol was a homemaker and enjoyed canning and gardening. She was an avid reader and enjoyed word search. She is survived by her children, Carolyn Carder (Mel Muntzing) of Clarksburg, W.Va., Wilma Shackelford of Painesville,...
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Earl Ray Pritt

July 29, 1939 - October 7, 2013

Earl Ray Pritt, 74 of West Union, Little Flint Community, passed away at his residence and went to heaven October 7, 2013. He was born July 29, 1939 on Sand Fork, Gilmer County, a son of the late Coy and Dessie (King) Pritt. Earl was a coal miner and timberman and owned the Boar's Nest Leather Shop. Surviving is his wife Ruby Carolyn (Ash) Pritt whom he married October 11, 1992 and six sons: ...
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Larry Keith Burns

June 19, 1944 - October 6, 2013

Larry Keith Burns, 69, of St. Mary's, W.Va., departed this life on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at Parkersburg. He was born June 19, 1944, the son of the late Charles F. and Agnes C. Nichols Burns. Larry had been employed as a supervisor for the former Quaker State Refinery, St. Mary's, W.Va., and Ormet, Ben's Run Plant. He was a United States Army Veteran, former member of the St. Mary's City Council,...
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Jonathan Eric Stout

September 9, 1976 - October 4, 2013

Jonathan Eric Stout, 37, of Cairo, WV, departed this life on Friday, October 4, 2013, at his residence. Eric was born September 9, 1976 in Parkersburg, WV, a son of Randall Jeffery and Evelyn Carol (Layfield) Stout of Cairo, WV (Cisco Road Community). Eric was a graduate of Ritchie County High School with the class of 1995 where he was a proud member of the FFA and also was employed by Shoney...
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Rita Delores Williamson

September 30, 2013 - September 30, 2013

Rita Delores Williamson, 66 of Pennsboro, Long Run Community, passed away September 27, 2013 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV. She was born September 19, 1947 in Warren, OH, a daughter of the late Joseph Nicholas Kovell and Delores (McLachlan) Kovell. Rita was a Certified Nursing Assistant at Genesis HealthCare in Salem. She enjoyed going to yard sales. She also enjoyed buying...
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Freda Maxine Lewis

June 29, 1940 - September 24, 2013

Freda Maxine Lewis, 73 of Ellenboro passed away September 24, 2013 at Care Haven Nursing Facility in Belmont, WV after a long, hard battle with cancer. Through it all, she never complained or showed weakness. Maxine stayed strong till the end. She was born June 29, 1940 on Haddox Run in Ritchie County, a daughter of the late Martin Luther Mossor and Rosella (Meredith) Mossor. Maxine retired...
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Thelma Dolores Hinter

February 2, 1924 - September 15, 2013

Thelma Dolores Hinter, 89, of West Union, WV, departed this life on Sunday, September 15, 2013, at Clarksburg Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her family. Thelma was born February 2, 1924, on Lynn Camp near Pennsboro, WV, a daughter of the late Staley S. and Emma (McCloy) Montgomery. She spent her life as a loving homemaker for her family. She was a member of the St. Johannes...
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Robert Franklin Beachler

June 20, 1954 - September 12, 2013

Robert F. "Rob" Beachler, 59, of Parkersburg, WV (formerly of Pennsboro, WV) departed this life on Thursday, September, 12, 2013, in Parkersburg, WV. Rob was born June 20, 1954, in Weston, WV, a son of the late Ronald M. Beachler and Fondella "Della" (Dotson) Beachler of Pennsboro, WV. Rob was employed by the Bureau Of The Public Debt in Parkersburg for 24 years, serving most recently as the...
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Richard Lee Ross

March 7, 1947 - September 4, 2013

Richard Lee Ross, age 66, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Wednesday, September 04, 2013 at his residence. He was born March 7, 1947 in Pennsboro, the son of the late Richard Glenn and Eleanor Irene Lamm Ross. Richard was a graduate of the former Pennsboro High school in 1965 where he was a member of the Future Farmers of America. He graduated from Mountain State College in 1969 with a...
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Millie Leola Griffith Hall

October 21, 1913 - August 30, 2013

Millie Leola Griffith Hall, age 99, Parkersburg, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 30, 2013 at the Worthington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Parkersburg, WV. She was born on October21, 1913 at Riddle Chapel, near Harrisville, WV a daughter of the late Charles Franklin and Cora Lillian Garreton Moore. She was a homemaker and member of the Highland Community Church. She is...
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Sandra Jean Pickens

October 17, 1954 - August 15, 2013

Sandra J. Pickens, 58, of Millwood, WV, died Thursday, August 15, 2013 in St. Joseph's Campus of Camden-Clark Hospital, Parkersburg, WV. She was born Oct. 17, 1954, in Pennsboro, WV, a daughter of William Edward Jones of Parkersburg and the late Bessie Brown Jones. She was a homemaker and member of Hopewell Baptist Church. Surviving, in addition to her father, are her husband, Samuel C. Pickens;...
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Jackson Hoode Rollins

June 4, 1933 - August 10, 2013

Jackson (Jack) Rollins, age 80, of Macfarlan, WV, departed this life on Saturday, August 10, 2013, at his residence. He was born June 4, 1933, at Macfarlan, the son of the late Harry and Thelma Haught Rollins. Jack retired from Corning Inc., Parkersburg, WV after 37 years of service. He was a United States Army Veteran having served in Korea. He was a lifetime member of the Ritchie-Harris VFW...
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Alissa Dawn Neely

May 14, 1973 - July 29, 2013

Alissa Dawn Neely, 40 of Pennsboro, Greenwood Community, passed away suddenly July 29, 2013 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. She was born May 14, 1973 in Clarksburg a daughter of Robert Allen Smith (Liz) of Clarksburg and Sharon Bise Warnick (William) of Tunnelton, WV. Alissa worked for the Doddridge County Board of Education as a cook and worked with the Summer Feeding Program. She...
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Kirk Carlos Guth

December 12, 1969 - July 21, 2013

Kirk Carlos Guth, 43 of Lynn Camp Community, Pennsboro, passed away unexpectedly July 21, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Philippi, WV a son of Joseph M. Guth Jr. and the late Theodora C. (Ferrell) Plumley. Kirk was a 1988 graduate of Ritchie County High School where he played basketball and football. He was formerly a welder in Greenville, SC. His hobbies included flying Remote Control...
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Mary Madeline Williams

October 22, 1917 - July 13, 2013

Mary Madeline Williams, 95, of Accident, Md., formerly of Greenwood, W.Va., departed this life on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Cedar Hill Assisted Living Center. She was born on Oct. 22, 1917, at Camp, W.Va., near Wilbur, Tyler County, the daughter of the late Luther and Lucy George Davis. Madeline was a 1935 graduate of Tyler County High School, had been a custodian for the former Greenwood Grade...
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Juanita M. White

August 7, 1925 - July 6, 2013

Juanita M. White, age 87, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life, Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the Pine View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Harrisville, WV. She was born Aug. 7, 1925 on Lynn Camp, WV, a daughter of the late Alva and Laura Jane McCloy Dodd. Juanita was a member of the Pennsboro Baptist Church. She had been a waitress and cook for Sara Jack's Restaurant for Zellie Jones, Midway...
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John Drew Clovis

April 9, 1956 - July 4, 2013

John Drew Clovis, 57, of Pennsboro, departed this life Thursday, July, 4, 2013, at his home. He was a lifetime resident of Pennsboro. John was born April 9, 1956. He was an avid sportsman and loved hunting and fishing. He was also a diehard stock car fan and traveled near and far for races. He is survived by his brother, James "Rusty" Clovis of Miami, FL, his niece, Meghan Clovis, of Miami, FL,...
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Lorrena Juanita Smith

August 3, 1945 - June 28, 2013

Lorrena Juanita Smith, 67 of West Union, departed this life, June 28, 2013 in Pittsburgh, PA. She was born August 3, 1945 in Ritchie County, the daughter of the late William and Juanita McDonnell Cline. Lorrena was a caregiver having worked for the senior citizens and local residents. She loved reading, especially the bible and attending church when she was able. She enjoyed spending time...
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Makayla Danielle Horner

May 21, 1999 - June 22, 2013

Makayla Danielle Horner, 14, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Saturday, June, 22, 2013, in Ellenboro, WV, as a result of an automobile accident. Makayla was born May 21, 1999, in Parkersburg, WV a daughter of Larry Horner, Jr. and the late Cheryl (Adams) Horner of Pennsboro, WV. Makayla was a recent graduate of Ritchie County Middle School with the class of 2013. She attended the...
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Cheryl Lynn Horner

February 24, 1970 - June 22, 2013

Cheryl Lynn Horner, 43, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Ellenboro, WV, as a result of an automobile accident. Cheryl was born February 24, 1970, in Cuyahoga County, OH, a daughter of Charley and Anna Jane (Jaggers) Swadley of Harrisville. Cheryl spent her life as a loving homemaker for her husband and daughter. She also served as a caring volunteer for the...
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Dorothy Ann Freeman

February 6, 1943 - June 12, 2013

Dorothy Ann Burns Freeman, age 70, went home to be with the lord, on June 12, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, after battling heart failure for eight years. She was a 30 year resident of West Union, WV. She was born February 6, 1943, in Nashville, TN, the daughter of the late Charles Robert Burns, who was a explosive specialist for dams and mines and Freda Ann Gupton Burns,...
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Lewis P. Six

January 18, 1933 - June 9, 2013

Lewis P. Six Lewis P. Six, 80, went home to be with the Lord on June 9, 2013. He was born January 18, 1933 in Cairo, W. Va. He served his country in the U.S. Army in Alaska during the Korean Conflict and retired from Robinson Motors in W. Va. and Wartko Construction in Kent, OH. Lewis was the owner of 6+ Shoppes in Coventry, OH. Lewis was a member of Manchester Christian Church, an avid...
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Chloe Roberts

May 21, 2013 - May 21, 2013

Chloe Roberts, 92, of Harrisville, died May 20, 2013 at Pine View Continuous Care, Harrisville. She was born Sept. 6, 1920 at Nobe, WV, the daughter of the late William Franklin and Mary Murphy Radabaugh. Chloe was a member of Harrisville Baptist Church and was a homemaker who loved to cook for family and friends. She is survived by one daughter, Barbara Davis (Gene Hilkey) of Harrisville; step...
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Patricia Zellny

September 14, 1947 - May 15, 2013

Patricia Ann Zellny, 65, of West Union, WV (Sunnyside Community), went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at her residence, following a long battle with cancer. Patricia was born September 14, 1947, in Camden County, NJ, a daughter of the late John F. Mull Sr. and Gertrude Mary (Muller) Mull. She spent her life as a loving homemaker for her family. She was a member of the...
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James Charles Taylor

April 4, 1938 - May 13, 2013

James Charles Taylor, age 75, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Monday, May 13, 2013, at Belmont, WV. He was born on April 4, 1938, in Pennsboro, WV, a son of the late Ray Rex Taylor and Garnett Meredith Taylor. Jim was a United States Navy Veteran, retired from the West Virginia ABC store of Pennsboro, WV, after 22 years of service. Member of the Pennsboro Church of Christ, Parkersburg...
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Gloria Arlene Shive

April 17, 1931 - May 11, 2013

Gloria Arlene (Hartzell) Shive, of Pennsboro, WV, died 11 May, 2013 in Harrisville, WV. She was born 17 April, 1931, in Upper Mount Bethel, PA, and grew up in Warren County, NJ. She was the daughter of Harold L. & Mildred (Hopkins) Hartzell. She married Harold L. Shive in Great Meadows, NJ, on 22 Apr 1955. Mrs. Shive was a homemaker and was an avid reader. She enjoyed cardgames and...
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Maxine Lorraine Stalnaker

May 24, 1962 - May 10, 2013

Maxine Lorraine (Moore) Stalnaker, 50, of Clarksburg, WV (Hepzibah Community) passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 10, 2013, at her residence. Maxine was born May 24, 1962 in Clarksburg, WV a daughter of the late Eugene and Della (Kriss) Moore. She spent her life as a loving homemaker for her family and greatly enjoyed painting, doing word puzzles, and arts & crafts. She is survived by...
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Glenda Lillien Stout

December 19, 1944 - May 10, 2013

Glenda Lillien Stout, 68, of Parkersburg and Doddridge County, passed away May 10, 2013 at her daughter's residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 19, 1944 at Coldwater, Doddridge County, WV, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Leona (Warner) Dennison. She taught in Wood County Schools which include: Edgelawn Elementary, Fairplains Elementary, Mineral Wells Elementary,...
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Pauline P. Zinn

July 11, 1918 - April 24, 2013

Pauline Payne Zinn, 94, passed away with family around her on April 24, 2013 at Pine View Continuous Care, Harrisville, WV. She was born July 11, 1918 at Cairo, WV, the daughter of the late Harry and Mabel Payne. Pauline graduated from Cairo High School in 1936. She was employed by the Ritchie County Department of Public Assistance until 1943 when she married and began to rear her family. ...
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Richard Leo Smith

July 5, 1922 - April 22, 2013

Richard Leo Smith, of Newport, OH, departed this life on Monday, April 22, 2013 at the Emeritus of Marietta. He was born on July 5, 1922, a son of the late Everett Leo Smith and Gladys Faye Coleman Smith Crislip. He was a truck driver for Safe Way Truck Lines, a veteran of World War II and a member of the 1st Armored Division Association, Elizabethtown KY, member of the VFW Darlington-Dublin...
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Donna Jones

September 30, 1935 - April 18, 2013

Donna Lou Jones, 77, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Pine View Continuous Care, Harrisville, following a courageous battle with cancer. Donna was born September 30, 1935, in Weirton, WV, the daughter of the late Harley and Jessie (Pauley) Bunner. Donna spent her life as a loving homemaker for her family and was a devoted Christian. She is survived by...
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Denzil Ray Newlon

February 17, 1940 - April 16, 2013

Denzil Ray Newlon, 73, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on, Tuesday, April, 16, 2013, in Lady Lake, FL. Denzil was born February 17, 1940, in Lawford, WV, a son of the late Walter and Ola Chloe (Davis) Newlon. He was retired after 26 years of service to General Motors in Lordstown, OH where he worked in salvage. He was veteran of the US Army serving as a tank driver from 1958-1961. He was...
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Patricia Ann Joy

February 4, 1948 - April 14, 2013

Patricia Ann Joy, 65, of Cairo, went to be with the Lord, April 14, 2013 at CCMH, St. Joseph's Campus. She was born Feb. 4, 1948 in Ritchie County, the daughter of the late Acel and Estella Pauline Haynes McDonald, Sr. Patty was co-owner with her husband of Joy's Disposal, doing all of the clerical work. She would help anyone with whatever she could and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother....
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Larry L. Satterfield

October 9, 1940 - April 4, 2013

Larry L. Satterfield, 72, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Thursday, April 4, 2013, at his residence, following a prolonged illness. Larry was born October 9, 1940, in Pennsboro, WV, a son of the late Ted J. and Mary V. (Jones) Satterfield. He was a graduate of the former Pennsboro High School with the class of 1961. After high school, Larry began a 47 year career in the former glass...
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Jeffery Alan Lowe

November 24, 1987 - March 30, 2013

Jeffery Alan Lowe Jr., 25 of West Union, Central Station community, passed away March 30, 2013 at the Charleston Area Medical Center as a result of an auto accident in Raleigh County. He was born November 24, 1987 in Clarksburg, a son of Jeffery Alan Lowe Sr. of Central Station and Janet (Myer) Lowe of Central Station. Jeffery was a Climber-Trimmer for Line Clearance, a right-of–way...
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Mary Jean Wells

November 24, 1926 - March 30, 2013

Mary Jean Wells, 86, of Amherst, OH, formerly of Pennboro, passed away March 30, 2013 at the Elyria Memorial Hospital in Elyria, OH. She was born November 24, 1926 on Yeager's Run, Doddridge County, a daughter of the late William Elver Doak and Elsie (Woofter) Doak. Mrs. Wells was a homemaker and had worked for the Lorain Steel Mill, Sutters Restaurant, S. S. Kresge and also as Rosie the Riveter...
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Donna Jean Alkire

July 11, 1950 - March 27, 2013

Donna Jean Alkire, 62, of Pennsboro, passed away March 27, 2013 at the Memorial Campus of Camden Clark Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. She was born July 11, 1950 at Beason, WV, a daughter of the late Harley and Helen Naomi (Mossor) Cunningham. Donna was a homemaker and a member of the Pennsboro Church of Christ. Surviving is her husband of 44 years, James C. Alkire, daughter...
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Donna Jean Alkire

July 11, 1950 - March 27, 2013

Donna Jean Alkire, 62, of Pennsboro, passed away March 27, 2013 at the Memorial Campus of Camden Clark Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. She was born July 11, 1950 at Beason, WV, a daughter of the late Harley and Helen Naomi (Mossor) Cunningham. Donna was a homemaker and a member of the Pennsboro Church of Christ. Surviving is her husband of 44 years, James C. Alkire, daughter...
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Archie Wayne Adams

April 13, 1936 - March 24, 2013

Archie Wayne Adams, 76, of Dalton, OH, formerly of West Union, WV passed away March 23, 2013 with his family by his side. He was born April 13, 1936, a son of the late Forest and Pearl (Bates) Adams in West Union where he spent most of his life. Archie retired from the Massillon State Hospital with 27 years service. He was also a driver for the Doddridge County Senior Citizens. Archie was an...
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Mary Nelle Denning

April 20, 1922 - March 24, 2013

Mary Nelle Denning, 90, formerly of Pennsboro and Parkersburg, passed away March 24, 2013 in Pittsburgh, PA. She was born April 20, 1922 in Fredonia, KY, a daughter of the late Richard Talmadge Gettys and Olive Margaret Forsyth Gettys. Mrs. Denning was a homemaker and worked at the Colin Anderson Center in St. Marys, WV. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving is her daughter Jo...
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Ferrell Ray Childers

January 30, 1937 - March 21, 2013

Ferrell Ray Childers, age 76, of Big Flint, WV, departed this life, Thursday, March 21, 2013, at his residence. He was born on January 30, 1937, at Ashley, WV, the son of the late Burley Ray and Pansy Lyons Childers. Ferrell had attended several churches including the former Chestnut Grove Church. He had worked for the West Virginia Department of Highways, Doddridge County Headquarters, Colliers...
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Ovid Lee Pernell

June 3, 1933 - March 12, 2013

Ovid Lee Pernell, 79 of West Union, passed away March 12, 2013 at the Lewis A. Johnson VA Medical Center. He was born June 3, 1933 at Wilbur, a son of the late Early Austin Pernell and Alma Susan (Davis) Pernell. Mr. Pernell Pastored the Ruley Chapel Church at Arnold's Creek, Doddridge County. He was formerly Head of Security at the Meadowbrook Mall and former Policeman for the City of...
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Linda Lou Baker

February 4, 1945 - March 10, 2013

Linda Lou Baker, 68, of Harrisville, died March 10, 2013 at her residence. She was born February 4, 1945 at Washburn, WV, the daughter of the late Marion and Waneta Grace Layfield Collins. Linda worked at Harrisville IGA in the deli. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, jigsaw puzzles and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She is survived by three sons, Donzil Leroy Baker (Susan)...
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Harold Vincent

July 31, 1962 - March 8, 2013

Harold "Del" Vincent, 50, of Harrisville, WV, departed this life on Friday, March 8, 2013, at his residence. Del was born July 31, 1962, in Parkersburg, the eldest son of Donald "Harold" Vincent of Pennsboro, WV and the late Roselea (Jones) Satterfield. He worked for several years with Deem Construction of Harrisville and greatly enjoyed listening to music and hunting. In addition to his...
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Harold Vincent

July 31, 1962 - March 8, 2013

Harold "Del" Vincent, 50, of Harrisville, WV, departed this life on Friday, March 8, 2013, at his residence. Del was born July 31, 1962, in Parkersburg, the eldest son of Donald "Harold" Vincent of Pennsboro, WV and the late Roselea (Jones) Satterfield. He worked for several years with Deem Construction of Harrisville and greatly enjoyed listening to music and hunting. In addition to his...
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Harold Vincent

July 31, 1962 - March 8, 2013

Harold "Del" Vincent, 50, of Harrisville, WV, departed this life on Friday, March 8, 2013, at his residence. Del was born July 31, 1962, in Parkersburg, the eldest son of Donald "Harold" Vincent of Pennsboro, WV and the late Roselea (Jones) Satterfield. He worked for several years with Deem Construction of Harrisville and greatly enjoyed listening to music and hunting. In addition to his...
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Evelyn Jeanette Whitehair

May 25, 1930 - March 6, 2013

Evelyn J. Whitehair, age 82, of Harrisville, WV, departed this life on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Pine View Nursing and Rehab Center, Harrisville, WV. She was born May 25, 1930, at Wilsonburg, WV, the daughter of the late Russell and Edna Heath Dodd. She had worked for the Ritchie County Garment Factories and the Bargain Cellar. She was a member of the Pennsboro Baptist Church¸ loved...
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Edgar Alan Richards

February 2, 1978 - March 4, 2013

Edgar Alan "George" Richards II, age 35, of New Milton, WV, departed this life on Monday, March 4, 2013 as a result of an automobile accident. He was born February 2, 1978 in Clarksburg, WV, the son of Edgar Alan and Beverly Farley Richards. He was the owner operator of George's Auto of Smithburg, WV. He loved riding four wheelers, fixing cars, his play station, people and his wife Sheila. In...
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Cleo Irene Kerns

August 1, 1920 - March 4, 2013

Cleo Irene Kerns, 92 of Daingerfield, TX, formerly of Pennsboro, passed away March 4, 2013 at the East Texas Medical Center in Pittsburgh, TX. She was born August 1, 1920 at Gillispie, near Cairo, a daughter of the late Floyd and Alice (Mullennax) Richards. Cleo was a homemaker and an avid quilter and seamstress. Surviving are her children: Wilma Loraine Martin (Larry) of Daingerfield, TX and...
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Sammy Paul Bunner

December 12, 1946 - March 2, 2013

Sammy Paul Bunner, 66 of Pennsboro, passed away March 2, 2013 at The Arbors at Marietta. He was born December 12, 1946 in Ritchie County, a son of the late Paul and Gevevieve (Lamm) Bunner. Sam retired from the Department of Highways as the Assistant Supervisor for Ritchie County. He attended the Bonds Creek Free Will Baptist Church. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and...
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Timothy Lynn Bunner

March 6, 1952 - February 26, 2013

Timothy Lynn Bunner, 60 of Clarksburg, passed away February 26, 2013 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born March 6, 1952 in Pennsboro, a son of the late Lucille Bunner Powell. Timothy was a custodian for Steptoe and Johnson Law Firm in Clarksburg. He enjoyed cooking and baking, especially for his co-workers and was an avid Mountaineer fan. Surviving are his siblings: ...
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Helen Cunningham

November 13, 1927 - February 26, 2013

Helen Naomi Cunningham, 85 of Pennsboro, passed away February 26, 2013 at her residence. She was born November 13, 1927 in Pennsboro, a daughter of the late Martin and Rosella (Meredith) Mossor. Naomi was a homemaker, a Presser in the Garment Industry, and a grandmother at Creed Collins Elementary School. She loved to cook and would prepare a meal for anyone who would stop by. She was a...
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Ralph Ronald Alkire

February 16, 1944 - February 24, 2013

Ralph R. "Tiny" Alkire, 69, of Harrisville, died Feb. 24, 2013 at Camden Clark Hospital, Memorial Campus, Parkersburg. He was born Feb. 16, 1944 in Grafton, WV, the son of the late Ralph R. and Alfaretta C. Griffith Alkire. He was the owner of the former Tiny's Wrecker Service and worked as a heavy equipment operator at Consumers Gas for 23 years. He was a member of the Harrisville Volunteer...
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Arthur Lee Blankenship

June 5, 1952 - January 24, 2013

Arthur Lee "Skip" Blankenship, 60, of Harrisville, died January 24, 2013 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born June 5, 1952 at Cyclone, WV, the son of the late Silas Blankenship and Tressie "Chig" Osborne Blankenship of Harrisville. Lee worked as a coal miner for Mayhon Enterprises and he was a genuine jack of all trades. Lee loved the outdoors. He was an avid farmer and skilled hunter. He...
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Macie Nadine Jarvis

January 18, 1924 - January 23, 2013

Macie Nadine Jarvis, 89, of Salem, WV, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at the Salem Care & Rehabilitation Center, following a prolonged illness. Macie was born January 18, 1924 in Elmira, WV (Braxton County) the youngest child of the late Francis Lee and Bertha Olive (Edgell) Kendall. She spent her days as a homemaker for her loving family. Macie was a member of...
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Ellis Messenger

July 17, 1953 - January 22, 2013

Ellis "Abb" Messenger, 59, of West Union, WV (Smithton Road Community) departed this life on Tuesday, January 22, 2012, at his residence, following a 9 year battle to cancer. Ellis was born July 17, 1953, in West Union, WV, a son of the late Hoy and Marjoria (McKinney) Messenger. He was a veteran of the US Air Force, a retired truck driver, and greatly enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing...
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Mary Agnes Gatrell

January 6, 1924 - January 22, 2013

Mary Agnes Gatrell, 89, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away in Clarksburg, Tuesday, January 22, 2013. She was born January 6, 1924, in Clarksburg, the daughter of the late Jesse J. and Effa Carder Gatrell. Mary was a graduate of Doddridge County High School, the class of 1941, a graduate of West Virginia Business College, Clarksburg. She retired from the Union National Bank, Clarksburg with 25 years...
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Iona Joan Cole

June 12, 1935 - January 19, 2013

Iona Joan Cole, 77 of Parkersburg, formerly of Doddridge County, went home to be with her Creator, peacefully and pain free, with her daughter by her side, January 19, 2013 following a long extended illness. She was a daughter of the late James Archibald Langford and Frankie Jean (Greenleaf) Langford. Joan was a homemaker and enjoyed shopping. She had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed...
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John Wesley Seese

August 22, 1958 - January 18, 2013

John Wesley Seese, 54 of Walker, Kites Run Community, passed away January 18, 2013 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born August 22, 1958 in Parkersburg, a son of the late Wesley Virgil Allen Seese and Mary Lou (Monroe) Seese of Pennsboro. John was an auto technician for Walmart in Marietta and was a member of the Landmark Baptist Church in Parkersburg. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed...
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Ronna Jean Lipscomb

March 26, 1947 - January 14, 2013

Ronna Jean Lipscomb, 65, of West Union, Central Station Community, passed away January 14, 2013 at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. She was born at Wilbur, WV a daughter of the late Cullis J. Hartman and Lilly Violet (Shepherd) Hartman. Ronna was employed by the Doddridge County Senior Citizens and was a member of the Central Station Community Church. She loved spending time with her...
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Marsha Pearl Daniels

August 12, 1954 - January 8, 2013

Marsha Pearl Daniels, age 58, of Seth, WV. Went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, January 8, 2013 after a short illness. She was born August 11, 1954 at Peach Tree, Raliegh County, WV, a daughter of the late James Carlos Todd and Brookie Nadine Gunnoe Toler. She was a homemaker and a born again Christian that loved the Lord, attending the Cyclone Church of God. She is survived by three children,...
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Rosalee Statler Wilson

May 30, 1926 - January 6, 2013

Rosalee Statler Wilson, 86, of Parkersburg, formerly of Pennsboro, passed away January 6, 2013 at the Worthington Manor Nursing Facility. She was born May 30, 1926 in Pennsboro, a daughter of the late John A. Statler and Ruth (Pfeltz) Statler. Mrs. Wilson graduated with honors from West Virginia University, with a degree in Education. She, along with her husband, owned and operated Wilson's...
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Mary Lorine Pratt

December 28, 1930 - December 28, 2012

Mary Lorine Pratt, 82, of Surfside Beach, SC, formerly of Ellenboro, passed away on her birthday, December 28, 2012 at her residence. She was born in 1930 at Maxwell, Pleasants County, WV a daughter of the late George Coleman Cox and Gertrude (Douglas) Cox. Mary retired with 20 years service from the PRT Center as an Industrial Arts Teacher. She was the chairman of the WVVA, and teacher of the...
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Barbara Sue Hicks

October 23, 1932 - December 24, 2012

Barbara S. Hicks, (nee Mitchell), age 80, of Lorain, passed away at Cleveland Metro Health Medical Center on December 24, 2012. She was born in Pullman, West Virginia on October 23, 1932 and had been a long-time resident of Lorain. Mrs. Hicks was a graduate of Salem College and had been employed as a Home Economics Teacher for the Lorain Public School system where she fulfilled teaching...
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Maria Hinzman

November 12, 2012 - December 22, 2012

Maria Denise Hinzman, 51, of Grafton, died Dec. 22, 2012 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport. She was born Nov. 12, 1961 in Clarksburg, the daughter of the late Earl and Wanda Grose Underwood Hinzman. Maria is survived by one sister, Sharon Hukill of Bridgeport and one brother, Denver Hinzman of Clarksburg. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Billy and Norman Hinzman. Funeral...
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Pamela Jean Chevalier

October 1, 1953 - December 17, 2012

Pamela Jean Chevalier, 59 of Pennsboro, Marsh Run Community, passed away December 17, 2012 at her residence. She was born October 1, 1953 in Akron, OH a daughter of the late Millard and Doris (Moffatt) Winkler. Pamela was a Registered Nurse and had worked for United Hospital Center in Clarksburg and Marietta Memorial Hospital. Surviving is her husband Rick Chevalier, her three children: Bobby...
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Mavis Ross

March 15, 1964 - December 17, 2012

Mavis Anne "Aggie" Ross, 48 of New Milton, Rush Run Community, passed away December 17, 2012 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport as a result of injuries sustained from a work related accident. She was born in Parkersburg, a daughter of Robert and Maureen (McCray) Whitehair of Harrisville. "Aggie" worked for David Bowyer Farms. She loved being outdoors and was an avid hunter. She...
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Dale Denver Ayers

September 29, 1928 - December 15, 2012

Dale D. Ayers, 84 of Harrisville, WV went to be with the Lord on December 15, 2012 at Pineview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born September 29, 1928 the son of the late Robert & M. Mae Hornbeck Ayers. He was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church. He served in the United States Army and was retired from United Manufacturing of Harrisville. He had a love of farming until...
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Sharon Hodgson

March 17, 1945 - December 15, 2012

Sharon Ann Patterson Hodgson, 67 of West Union, passed away December 15, 2012 at Selby General Hospital in Marietta. She was born March 17, 1945 in Erie, PA, a daughter of the late Hubert Stephens and Nora Zelleth (Harper) Stephens. Sharon was a Registered Nurse. She worked for numerous instututions, but spent most of her career at Marietta Memorial Hospital in the OBG/YN department. ...
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Ilse Moore

October 24, 1931 - December 12, 2012

Ilse Moore, 81, of Harrisville, died December 12, 2012 at her residence. She was born October 24, 1931 in Offenbach A/M, Germany, the daughter of the late Albert and Johanna Fath Hoffman. Ilse held various jobs in Harrisville. She had worked as a jailer at the Ritchie County Jail, garment factories, Dr. Hatfield's office and the H & P Store. She is survived by two sisters, Edith Huber and...
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Tracie Lynn Garner

February 24, 1968 - December 10, 2012

Tracie Lynn Garner, 44 of Pennsboro, passed away December 10, 2012 at the Camden Clark Hospital, Memorial Campus in Parkersburg. She was born February 24, 1968 in Akron, OH, a daughter of the late David "Cotton" Garner and Kathleen (Underwood) Doak. Tracie had worked for Pineview Continuous Care as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Surviving is a son Michael Paul Moore Jr. of Charleston, daughter...
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Virginia Frame

November 2, 1930 - December 3, 2012

Virginia "Jenny" Rose Frame, 82 of Pennsboro, passed away Decembe 3, 2012 at her residence. She was born November 2, 1930 at Richwood, WV a daughter of the late William David Hammond and Lea (Wolford) Hammond. Surviving is her son William "Bill" Frame and his wife Diana of Pennsboro and grandson Derek Frame of Hartville, OH. Graveside services will be held Thursday 12 Noon at Sunset Hills...
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Wilma Mae Tallman

July 29, 1935 - November 28, 2012

Wilma Mae Tallman, 77 of Pennsboro, often known as "Wid", departed this life to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on November 28, 2012. She was born July 29, 1935 at Finch, WV, a daughter of the late William Raymond Schofield and Golda (Mullenix) Schofield. Wilma was a 1953 graduate of Pennsboro High School where she was a cheerleader. She attended the Pennsboro Church of God, The...
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Joe Louis Clayton

September 1, 1939 - November 19, 2012

Joe Louis Clayton, 73, of Smithville, died Nov. 19, 2012 at Hazelgreen, while hunting with loved ones. He was born Sept 1, 1939 at Burnt House, WV, the son of the late Len Clayton and Emma Ellon Wright Clayton Elliott of Smithville. Joe was a retired machinist with 30 years at Babcock and Wilcox in OH. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. In addition to his...
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Mabel I. Collins

February 17, 1930 - November 16, 2012

Mabel I. Collins, 82, of Pennsboro, W.Va., passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta, Ohio. She was born Feb. 17, 1930 in Danville, Va. Mrs. Collins was the daughter of the late David A. and Opal M. Davis Cumpston. Mrs. Collins was a 1949 graduate of Doddridge County High School, and had attended banking classes at the former Parkersburg Community College. Mrs....
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Janet Louvonne Fluharty

April 15, 1937 - November 15, 2012

Janet Louvonne Fluharty, 75, of Bridgeport, died Nov. 15, 2012 at Pine View Continuous Care, Harrisville. She was born April 15, 1937 at West Union, WV the daughter of the late Avery J. McKinney and Daisy Pearl Shafer McKinney Dearth. Janet retired after 30 years at Economy Industries, Harrisville as a hemmer. She is survived by daughter Deborah Andrick (Herb) of Bridgeport; sons, Terry...
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Martha Gay Cooper

September 14, 1964 - November 12, 2012

Martha Gay Cooper, 48, of Macfarlan, died November 12, 2012 at Camden Clark Memorial Campus, Parkersburg. She was born Sept. 14, 1964 in Parkersburg, WV the daughter of Robert James and Missouri Alice Smith Hardbarger of Macfarlan. Martha was an office assistant at Alfab, Smithville and had worked for 20 years at Cornerstone Bank, West Union. She helped with Smithville X-llers 4-H and was a...
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Gerald Hunter Bhe

June 1, 1949 - November 12, 2012

Gerald Hunter Bhe, Sr., 63, of Harrisville, WV, died Nov. 12, 2012 at his residence. He was born June 1, 1949 at Marion Center, PA, the son of the late Donald and Doretha Alfreda Ward Bhe. Gerald was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. He was a retired truck driver for Braziel Trucking in CA and a member of Highland Christian Church. He was a life member VFW, Military Order of the Coties, American...
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Will Dean Spiker

August 5, 1928 - November 12, 2012

Willa Dean (Bonnell) Spiker, 84 of Good Hope, WV, died peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family early Sunday, November 11, 2012. She was born August 5, 1928 in Berea, Ritchie County, WV, a daughter of the late Ray and Elsie (Maxson) Bonnell. She married the late Robert Spiker November 2, 1946. They were happily married 53 years. In addition to raising their four children, she was a...
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Carl Irvin Dotson

August 11, 1915 - November 11, 2012

Carl Irvin "C.I." Dotson, 97 of Petroleum, Rusk Community, passed away November 11, 2012 at Pineview Continuous Care in Harrisville. He was born August 11, 1915 at Rusk, a son of the late Lemon and Minnie Jane Dotson. Carl retired from Borg Warner Chemicals, which is now Sabic in Washington, WV and was a farmer. He was a U. S. Army veteran during World War II and a member of the Church of...
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Donna Kay Miller

January 20, 1960 - November 10, 2012

Donna Kay Miller, 52, of Davisville, WV, died Nov. 10, 2012 at her residence. She was born Jan. 20, 1960 at Harrisville, the daughter of the late Coy Amos and Elva Lee Stanley Jaggers. She is survived by two sons, Howard Miller and James Miller, both of Davisville; brother, Virgil Jaggers of Ohio; sisters, Charlotte Cunningham of Ohio, Anna Jane Swadley and Linda Hupp, both of Harrisville;...
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Bill D. White

August 1, 1950 - November 10, 2012

William "Bill" David White, 62 of St. Marys, WV, suddenly passed away at the Memorial Campus of Camden Clark Hospital November 10, 2012 as a result of a heart attack. He was born August 1, 1950 in Marlinton, Pocahontas County, WV, a son of the late John V. White and Mary (Elder) White of St. Marys. Bill was a Principal for the Ritchie County Board of Education for 14 years. He then worked 23...
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Melva Gay Taylor

May 18, 1919 - November 7, 2012

Melva G. Taylor, 93, of Pennsboro, passed away November 7, 2012 at Pineview Continuous Care in Harrisville with her family by her side. She was born May 18, 1919 at Newberne, Gilmer County, WV a daughter of the late Jackson Woodford Law and Alta Fay (Gordon) Law. Mrs. Taylor was a cook for the Ritchie County School System and was a foster grandmother at Creed Collins Elementary for over 47 years...
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Ruth Pierce Riddle

February 3, 1916 - October 23, 2012

Ruth Pierce Riddle, 96, of Auburn, WV, departed this life on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at her residence, following an extended illness. Ruth was born February 3, 1916 in Ritchie County (Holbrook Community) a daughter of the late Baxter M. and Gracie M. (Britton) Pierce. She spent her life as a loving homemaker for her family. She used her excellent skills in baking, quilting, sewing, and...
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Artus Norwood Wilkinson

October 12, 1932 - October 21, 2012

Artus Norwood Wilkinson, 80, of Smithville, WV, died October 21, 2012 at CCMH, St. Joseph's Campus, Parkersburg. She was born Oct 12, 1932 at Sissonville, WV, the daughter of the late Otto and Garnet Lewis Jones. Mrs. Wilkinson was a homemaker who loved baking, cooking and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She attended Pike Church of God and was a member of Smithville CEO's. She is...
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Artha Ellen Gay

April 9, 1918 - October 20, 2012

Artha Ellen Gay, 94 of Harrisville, went to be with the Lord on October 20, 2012. She was born April 9, 1918 at Hampton, Upshur County, the daughter of the late Retes Lee and Icy Wright Casto. She was educated in Upshur County Schools and retired as a school lunch cook in Upshur County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Howard F. Gay; one son, Richard O. Gay;...
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Linda Lou Jackson

October 28, 1942 - October 18, 2012

Linda L. Jackson, 69, of Cisco Rd., Cairo, WV, departed this life under the loving care of her family on Thursday, October 18, 2012, at her home on the Jackson Farm. She went home to be with our Lord and Savior and several loved ones. She was born October 28, 1942, at Parkersburg, WV, a daughter of the John Clifford Windom and Missouri Windom and John Six. Linda a loving wife, wonderful mother,...
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Laura Mae Keith

January 1, 1925 - October 15, 2012

Laura Mae (Maisie) Keith, 87, of Bristol, WV, passed away October 15, 2012 at her home. She was born January 1, 1925 in Lost Creek, WV, the daughter of the late Henry and Martha Fox Lamb. Laura was a proud graduate of Magnolia High School. She was a loving mom, and homemaker who loved her grandchildren and spent every moment she could with them. She was a member of the Sunshine Homemakers...
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Florence Opal McCain

July 13, 1929 - October 10, 2012

Florence Opal McCain, 86 of Harrisville, passed away October 10, 2012 at Pineview Continuous Care. She was born July 13, 1926 at Hoult, WV, near Fairmont, a daughter of the late Grover Coy Gregg and Laura Lorinda (Toothman) Gregg. Opal worked at numerous places including the North Bend Golf Course kitchen and Economy Industries. Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and...
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Robert M. Keith

September 4, 1930 - October 9, 2012

Robert M. "Bob" Keith, 82, of Harrisville, died at his residence on October 9, 2012. Bob was born September 4, 1930 on Stewart's Run, near Harrisville, the son of the late Holman and Rena (Kibbe) Keith Bunner. He was a proud graduate of Harrisville High School with the class of 1949. He worked for 10 years for the B & O Railroad and later retired from the Union Carbide plant of Sistersville in...
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Inge Campbell

July 22, 1926 - October 8, 2012

Inge M. Campbell, 86, of Vienna, WV passed away at her home on Monday, October 08, 2012. Inge was born in Allenstein, Germany the only child of Ernst and Clara Menz. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward L. Campbell, Sr. Survivors include her sons Edward and Pamela Campbell of Ravenswood, WV and Mike and Stephanie Campbell of Newark, WV plus several grandchildren and great...
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Alfred J. McCloy

April 13, 1938 - October 5, 2012

Alfred J. McCloy "Wimpy", 74, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Friday, October 5, 2012, at the CCMC, Memorial Campus. Wimpy was born April 13, 1938, in Ritchie County, a son of the late Alpha and Wilma (Jones) McCloy. He worked in the timber industry at various sawmills and later began working for State Construction of Beckley, WV as a heavy equipment operator. He was noted as being...
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