Obituaries

Donald E. Hercher

Donald E. Hercher, 70, of Sycamore Valley, Ohio, passed away peacefully Monday, February 18, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with myelodysplastic syndrome (leukemia). He was born in Marietta, Ohio, on August 25, 1948 a son of Elmer and Myrtle Kehl Hercher, ...

Kay Nelson Pugh

Kay Nelson Pugh, 87, of Palmer Township, died on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at his home. He was born on March 7, 1931 in Palmer Township, son of Clifford Nixon Pugh and Gretta Mable Dutton Pugh Cobb. He retired after 30 years from Interlake/Globe Metallurgical as a mechanic. He had also been a ...

Martha Lou Holtzworth

Martha Lou Holtzworth, 94, of Williamstown, WV passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 24, 1924 in Clarksburg, WV to the late Aubrey Gale and Sarah Ruth Matthew Lambert. Martha taught in the Wood County School System ...

Stephen D. Hupp

Stephen D. Hupp, 50, of Parkersburg, passed away unexpectedly February 19, 2019 at Camden Clark Medical Center. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society’s on-site crematory.

Thomas L. Murdock

Thomas L. “Tom” Murdock, 66, of Newport, OH, passed away, February 19, 2019, at his residence. Tom was born, July 3, 1952, El Paso, TX, a son of the late Edna Lee Murdock, and Edward and Norma Murdock of Arizona. He had worked in the oilfields. He was an avid golfer, coached baseball, ...

Donald Lee Swaney

Donald Lee Swaney, 87, of Dart passed away at 6:02 p.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at The Arbors of Marietta. He was born October 23, 1931, in Marietta a son of Floyd Allen Swaney and Roxie Louise Dennis Swaney. He was employed as a senior process engineer at B. F. Goodrich and retired in ...

Richard R. Wilson

Richard R. “Dick” Wilson, 91, of Marietta, OH, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family. Dick was born April 1, 1927 in Marietta, OH to the late Ralph E. and Margaret Marie Hess Wilson. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was the founder of ...

Sharon Sue Adams

Sharon Sue Adams, 77, of Waverly, WV, passed away at 12:37 am, Monday, February 18, 2019, at Worthington Health Care Center. She was born August 13, 1941, in Parkersburg, WV, to Berkley L. Smith and Beatrice K. Lehew Smith. Sharon was a graduate of Williamstown High School in 1959 and had ...

Susan K. Belle

Susan K. Belle, 69, of Cumberland, OH, passed away Monday February 18, 2019 at her residence surrounding by her family. Cremation will be observed, with no additional services held at this time. Memorial contributions may be directed in her honor to Hospice of Guernsey, P.O. Box 1165 Cambridge, ...

Donald E. Hercher

Donald E. Hercher, 70, of Sycamore Valley, Ohio passed away peacefully Monday, February 18, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with myelodysplastic syndrome (leukemia). He was born in Marietta, Ohio on August 25, 1948 a son of Elmer and Myrtle Kehl Hercher, ...

Vernon Secoy

Vernon Secoy, passed away peacefully at his home on February 11, 2019 in Marietta, surrounded by his loving Havar family. Vernon worked for 28 years at Wasco, Inc. and was well known for his jokes about cows and bears and his laugh was truly contagious. He loved being with people and enjoyed ...

Marlene J. Teters

Marlene J. Teters, 79, of Belle Valley, Ohio, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at Hospice of Central Ohio in Newark. Friends may call Thursday from 3 - 8 p.m. at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home in Caldwell, where the funeral service will be observed Friday at 11 a.m.

Robert Alan Gilham

Robert Alan Gilham, 70, of Lowell, Ohio, died Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on July 29, 1948 in Columbus, Ohio, to William E. and Opal Q. Barnes Gilham. Bob graduated from Union Local in Morristown, Ohio. He was a Vietnam Veteran and served in the Air ...

Stephen Glenn Goodnight

Stephen Glenn Goodnight, 74, of Mt. Zion, WV passed away Feb. 15, 2019 under the loving care of his family and Housecalls Hospice. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society’s on-site crematory.

Jerry D. Kinney

Jerry D. Kinney, 71, Woodsfield, Ohio died February 17, 2019. Visitation Friday 11 a.m. until service at 1 p.m. at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, OH.

Leland “Doc” Lemon

Leland “Doc” Lemon, 82, of Williamstown, passed away February 17, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 1, 1936 in Parkersburg, the only son of the late Gilbert Edgar and Lillian Lucile Coe Lemon and grew up in Mineral Wells. Doc graduated from Parkersburg High ...

Stephen J. Marshall

Stephen J. Marshall, 72, of Marietta, Ohio (formerly of the Marr Community) passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the O’Bleness Hospital, Athens, Ohio. He was born in Marietta, Ohio on September 3, 1946 a son of the late Paul and Bernice Winland Marshall. Steve was a 1964 graduate of ...

Donna Lyn Quick

Donna Lyn Quick, 80, of Marietta, OH passed away from dementia on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Arbors of Marietta surrounded by her loving sons. She was born on April 30, 1938 in Canton, OH to the late Harold Elmo and Kathryn Gray Williams. Donna is survived by her two sons, William and Kevin ...

Paul Dale Slonaker

Paul Dale Slonaker, 89, of New Matamoras, Ohio died at his home on Friday Feb. 15, 2019.Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Hadley Funeral Home in New Matamoras, Ohio is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at hadleyfh.com.

James G. Bleakley

James G. Bleakley, 68, of Marietta passed away at 1:45 pm. Friday, February 15, 2019, at the home of his sister. He was born on April 9, 1950, in Marietta a son of Gerald R. Bleakley and Dorothy Fay Medley Bleakley. Jim had been employed at J. C. Penney’s and had served in the U. S. ...