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Obituaries

Gene Davis

Gene Davis, 82, of Marietta, Ohio, died on Monday, January 25, 2021, at Marietta Memorial Hospital, as a result of COVID-19. He was born on June 7, 1938 in Toccopola, Mississippi to L.T. and Lila Modean Bland Davis. Gene was an U.S. Army Veteran, serving his country during the Vietnam era. He ...

Kevin La-Roy Gearhart

Kevin La-Roy Gearhart, 50, of Marietta, lost the battle to cancer in his home on Jan. 23, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

William L. “Bill” Kidd

William L. “Bill” Kidd, 75, of Lower Salem, passed away at 5:25 am, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at his home. He was born March 31, 1945 in Bryan, Texas to Robert Whitney and Dorothy Grace Bohlen Kidd. Bill owned his own barber shop in Lower Salem, was a self employed farmer, hauled milk for ...

Mary Wanda Miller

Mary Wanda Miller passed into the arms of her Lord Jesus on Saturday at her home in Parkersburg. A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at Grace Baptist Church, 55 Rosemar Road, Parkersburg. Mary will be laid to rest at Glen Rest Memorial Estate in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

Portman a tough act to follow

Ohio residents received some disappointing news Monday, as U.S. Sen. Rob Portman announced he does not plan to seek re-election in 2022; and that he plans to retire from national public life. Portman, a Republican, shares the frustrations of many Americans, as he explained extreme partisan ...

Judy H. Christopher

Judy H. Christopher, 72, of Belpre, passed away on January 23, 2021, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born on January 4, 1949, in Morganton, NC, a daughter of Paul Martin Davis and Bythia Helen (Conley) Davis. Judy was a graduate of Marietta High School in 1967. She had worked for 31 ...

David G. Larrick

David G. Larrick, 60, of Summerfield, OH, passed away Saturday, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Visitation, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wednesday, at Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West St., Caldwell. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Evangelist Brent Smith ...

Gary Beardmore

Gary Beardmore, 84, from Tempe, Arizona passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021, surrounded by family. He was greeted at the gates of heaven by his father, L. W. Beardmore, mother, Jennie Lenington Beardmore, his beloved Aunt Lou Fox, brothers Chuck and Dan, and great-granddaughter Vatalia. ...

Larry E. Hockenberry

Larry Eugene Hockenberry, 78, of New Matamoras, passed away at 10:30 p.m., Thursday, January 21, 2021, at his home. At his request, there will be no services. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family. The family would appreciate donations to the funeral home to ...

Verla R. Lude

Verla R. Lude, 101, of Woodsfield, formerly of Clarington, Ohio, passed away Friday. Calling hours 6-8 p.m. Monday and from noon until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, Ohio

Hope Cline Keith

Hope Cline Keith passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021, in the home of her daughter. Hope was born in Parkersburg, WV, the daughter of Herbert and Erma Cline. She grew up in Williamstown and graduated from Williamstown High School. After marrying her husband Jack, they moved to Reno and ...

Robert Eugene Miller

Robert Eugene Miller, 96, of Belpre, passed away January 22, 2021 Bob was born July 25, 1924 in Waterloo, Iowa, the younger of two boys. He was preceded by his wife of 66 years, Mildred (Midge) Miller, his brother Luther (Jay) Miller, his parents Luther and Thelma Miller, and his close ...

Funeral Services

Joseph Michael Duvall - Graveside service will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, January 28, 2021 in Riverview Cemetery, 4799 Waverly Rd, Williamstown, WV Alma J. Ginther - Graveside service, 11 a.m. today, at St. Bernard Cemetery, Beverly.

Megan Abrahamson,

Megan Abrahamson, 30, of Williamstown, WV, died at CCMH WVU on Wednesday. Services are pending.

Joseph Michael Duvall

Joseph Michael Duvall, 59, of Williamstown, WV, died of heart problems on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH. Born on March 23, 1961, in Marietta, he was the son of the late James Lee Duvall and Kate Norman Duvall. He graduated from ...

Crystal Faith Reynolds

Crystal Faith Reynolds, 27, of Parkersburg, passed away Dec. 30, 2020, at her residence. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Alma J. Ginther

Alma J. Ginther, 92, of Waterford, Ohio, died on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at her home. She was born October 1, 1928, in Lowell, Ohio, daughter of John and Lena Alig McCreery. She graduated from Lowell High School. She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and the Catholic Women’s ...

William G. Greene

William G. Greene, 73, Newport, OH, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at his home surrounded by family. Born in Columbus, OH, on January 23, 1947, he was the only child of the late Robert Douglas and Alice Katherine Yost Greene. He was a 1964 graduate of Marietta High School and worked ...

Ernest Coe

Ernest Coe, 83, of Mineral Wells, died Jan. 18, 2021 at his residence under the loving care of his family and Amedisys Hospice. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Shirley Roann (Rueckert) Deering

Shirley Roann (Rueckert) Deering of Canton, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 17th, 2021 after a brief illness. Born in Westgate, Iowa in 1930, Shirley graduated from West Central High School in Maynard, IA, then went on to graduate from nursing school. She lived in Chicago, IL ...