Obituaries

John Charles Ayers

John Charles Ayers, 60, moved on to his tree stand in Heaven on Friday, November 2, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 17, 1958 in Marietta Ohio to Charles Melvin and Laura Eleanor Weckbacher Ayers. John graduated from Skyvue High School in 1976 and received his ...

Nancy Lou Smith (Finkel)

Nancy Lou Smith (Finkel), 78, of Rosewell, N.M., passed away Oct. 30, 2018. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly, Ohio. Burial will follow immediately after service at Waterford Cemetery, Waterford.

Jeffrey S. Leach

Jeffrey S. Leach, 50, formerly of Calais, Ohio, died Nov. 3, 2018. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Ohio. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Glen E. Underwood

Glen Edward Underwood, age 69 of Sardis, Ohio passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at his home. He was born December 7, 1948 in New Martinsville, WV, a son of the late Ira Hugh and Ethel Iris Stewart Underwood. He was a retired employee of Eramet Marietta, OH, a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran, a ...

Bernard L. Chapman

Bernard L. Chapman, 77 of Belpre, Ohio died on November 2, 2018 at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. Survivors include his wife Judy M. (Full) Chapman, two daughters, Brenda (William) Jaynes, Linda (Hugh) Clinger, two step sons, Michael (Lisa) Tenney, Steven Tenney, five grandchildren and ...

Funeral services

Nellie L. Barr - A celebration of life will be 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Christ Lutheran Church, Bexley. Judith R. Dennis - Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Muskingum Valley Cemetery. Visitatiion begins at 2 p.m. ...

Carolyn Sue Saffell

Carolyn Sue Saffell, 76, of Marietta, Ohio, died Friday, November 2, 2018 at her son’s home in Waterford, Ohio. She was born on August 11, 1942 in Amesville, Ohio to Albert and Lorraine Binegar Henke. Carolyn was a graduate of Fort Frye High School. She worked for the Arbors in Marietta for ...

Nellie L. Barr

Nellie L. Barr, 89, of Bartlett, passed away Monday Oct. 29, 2018. A celebration of life will be 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church, Bexley. Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill is handling the arrangements. To send a note of condolence to the ...

Judith R. Dennis

Judith R. Dennis, 77, of Waterford passed away 7:16 am Thursday, November 1, 2018, surround by her family. She was born September 30, 1941 in Marietta to Finis and Viola Emma (Johnson) Harrell. She was a member of the 9 Mile Methodist Church in St. Marys and her grandfather wrote the hymn ...

Elizabeth Anne Fitzpatrick

Elizabeth Anne Fitzpatrick (”Betty Anne”/ “Matt”), 53, formerly of Marietta, OH, passed away at her home in WV on Oct. 25. She loved her animals and her art, and was proud to had been associated with HAVAR, WASCO, Special Olympics and the Unitarian Community. A Memorial Service will be ...

Services

Mashellda P. Gibbs — Funeral, 11 a.m. Monday, Reno Christian Church. Interment, Valley Cemetery. Family will greet friends at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and at the church one hour before the service. Marian Ethel Holland —Visitation, 10 a.m. ...

Mashellda P. Gibbs

Mashellda P. Gibbs, 63, of Marietta passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born August 22, 1955, in Covington, Virginia, a daughter of John Alfred and Pat Mahaney Alfred. Mashellda retired from Washington County Jobs & Family Services where she was ...

Ira Gordon Hayden

Ira Gordon Hayden, 90, of Spencer, W.Va., passed away Oct. 30, 2018. Cremation services have been entrusted to Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Marian Ethel Holland

Marian Ethel Holland, 81, of Marietta, Ohio died Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in Marietta. She was born on March 8, 1937 in Charleston, WV to the late Marshall and Anna Powell Jenkins. Ethel was a graduate of Marietta High School in 1955 and retired from Marietta City School Systems after 25 ...

LeEllen Hinkle Moore

LeEllen (Pat) Hinkle Moore, 79, of Beverly, Ohio passed away on October 31, 2018 at Harmar Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 6, 1939 in Harrisville, West Virginia, daughter of the late John Carl and Idelene Finley Hinkle. Moore is preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Dale ...

Rusty Doyle Rinard

Rusty Doyle Rinard, 70, of New Matamoras, OH passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at his residence. He was born on December 4, 1947 in Marietta, the son of the late Doyle Chauncey and Doradean Cunningham Rinard. Rusty graduated from Matamoras High School in 1965 and was the Alumni ...

Marjorie J. Schumacher

Marjorie J. Schumacher, 94, Woodsfield, Ohio died November1, 2018. Visitation 5 - 8 p.m. Sunday at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield. Mass 11 a.m. Monday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Woodsfield.

Sandra L. “Sandy” Weber

Sandra L. “Sandy” Weber, 72, Woodsfield, Ohio died Oct. 31, 2018. Visitationtwo hours before the 1 p.m. service at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield.

Geneva M. Brooks

Geneva M. Brooks, 83, of Marietta passed away 7:40 pm October 30, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born June 12, 1935 in St. Mary’s, WV to Joe and Gladys (Scadden) Paynter. Geneva was a homemaker and had obtained her GED in 1994. She loved to quilt, cook, and bake, but she ...

Larry E. Dye

Larry E. Dye, 75, of St. Marys, WV, passed away, Oct. 31, 2018. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family and there will be no calling hours. Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys, WV is assisting the family with arrangements.