Obituaries

Evelyn Tanya Lenhart

Evelyn Tanya Lenhart, 74, of Lowell, Ohio, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019. She was born on July 3, 1944 in Marietta, Ohio, to Merle Lee Karcher and Thelma Pauline (Berga) Karcher. Evelyn was a graduate of Marietta High School. She had worked for Bonhams Department Store and Marietta City ...

DiAnna Braden

DiAnna Gillespie Braden, 81, of Caldwell, Ohio, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the Grant Medical Center in Columbus. Friends will be received for visitation from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Monday, at the Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West St., Caldwell. A graveside service will follow visitation ...

Brian Finkel

Brian Finkel, 71, of Beverly, Ohio, died on Friday, April 19, 2019, at his home. He was born on February 23, 1948 in Marietta, Ohio, son of Albert Elmo and Yolanda Edgell Finkel. He was a carpenter by trade and worked in the construction business for many years. He attended Fort Frye High ...

Charles Douglas Talbott

Charles Douglas Talbott, 76, of McConnelsville, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his residence. Services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2019, at the Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill with burial following in the Chesterhill Cemetery. Friends may call on the family from ...

Darrell Dean (Buddy) Yoder

Darrell Dean (Buddy) Yoder, 81, son of Wilbur and Louella, born September 11, 1937 in Midland, Mich. ,has been called home by the Lord, after fighting the good fight and running the race, on April 11, 2019. He is survived by his wife Karen. Family will receive friends from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, ...

Funeral Services

William J. “Toppy” Buckey — Visitation, 11 a.m.- noon today, McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, Caldwell. Graveside service, 12:30 p.m. at Halley’s Ridge Cemetery. Junior Gardner — Funeral, 1 p.m. Saturday, Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield. Lillie M. Keylor — Visitation, 10 - 11 a.m. ...

William J. “Toppy” Buckey

William J. “Toppy” Buckey, 88, of Caldwell, Ohio, formerly of Ava, died Thursday, April 18, 2019, at The Beckett House in New Concord. Friends may call Saturday from 11 a.m.- noon at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home in Caldwell. A graveside service will follow visitation at 12:30 p.m. at ...

Junior Gardner

Junior Gardner, 82, Graysville, Ohio, died April 19, 2019. Visitation, Friday 5-8 p.m. Funeral, 1 p.m. Saturday at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, OH.

Lillie M. Keylor

Lillie M. Keylor, 81, of Caldwell, Ohio formerly of Woodsfield, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends for visitation Monday, April 22, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West St., Caldwell, OH 43724. A ...

Ruth Brooker

Ruth Brooker, 89, passed away peacefully March 29, 2019, following a short period in the hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Born May 4, 1929, at the family farm to Walter and Caroline Brooker in Marietta, Ohio, Ruth was one of nine children and a devout, lifelong Catholic. She is survived by three ...

Lisa Marie Cain

Lisa Marie Cain, 66, of Walker, W.Va., passed away April 15, 2019. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society’s on-site crematory.

Robert Lewis Hart

Robert Lewis Hart, 82, of Marietta, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born April 20, 1936, in St. Marys, WV, the son of the late Vaugn and Margaret Remmy Hart. Robert worked for many years as a truck tire changer for Mahone Tire of Marietta. He ...

Kenneth Gene Russell

Kenneth Gene Russell, 74, of Stockport, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, April 16 at his home. Gene was born June 29, 1944 in Palmer Township to the late Kenneth and Mary Russell. He lived his life proudly through God, Family, and Country. Gene served in the Ohio Army National Guard, 2nd 174th ...

Atayla Beth Welsh

Atayla Beth Welsh, 20, of Waterford, OH, went home to be with Jesus, Sunday April 14, 2019 at OSU Hospital in Columbus, OH. Atayla was born on June 8, 1998 in Parkersburg, WV. Atayla is survived by her parents Tom and Beth (Roush) Welsh of Waterford; six brothers, Benjie (Tonya) Full of ...

Geraldine “Jerry” Westbrook

Geraldine “Jerry” Westbrook, 95, of Marietta passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at The Arbors of Marietta. She was born in Athens County on February 11, 1924. Jerry graduated from Rome Canaan High School in Stewart, OH and was a member of Sixth and Washington Church of Christ. She had ...

Melissa Jane Hickman

Melissa Jane Hickman, 46, of Parkersburg, passed away March 29, 2019. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society’s on-site crematory.

Dale L. Nixon

Dale L. Nixon, 96, of Marietta passed away at 5:30am, Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Belpre Landings in Belpre. He was born on August 29, 1922, in Lowell a son of Harry and Erma Nixon. Dale was a U. S. Army veteran of WWII and a member of the Methodist Church. He had been employed at Marietta ...

Sylvia M. Jones

Sylvia M. Jones, 94, Woodsfield, died April 12, 2019. Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, where visitation is 3-8 p.m. Monday.

Paul L. Wagner

Paul L. Wagner, 76 of Beverly, Ohio, died on Friday, April 12, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on June 8, 1942 in Marietta, Ohio, son of Walter Ronald and Emma Beryl Criss Wagner. Paul graduated from Fort Frye High School in 1960 and served in the US Army. He retired from Ohio ...

Funeral services

Becker, Ernest Ray – noon today, Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta. Burial, Eddy’s Ridge Cemetery. Visitation 11 a.m. today until the time of the service. Donald F. Davis - 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 401 Scammel St., Marietta. Jimmie L. ...