Obituaries

John Martin Victor Wells, Sr.

John Martin Victor Wells, Sr., 76, of Whipple, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 3, 1942, in Sara, PA, to Fred and Evelyn Wells. John had served in the U. S. Marines from 1962 to 1966 and was a member of DAV Chapter 52. On February 5, 1977, ...

Funeral Services

Leoba C. Archer - Visitation 2 - 6 p.m. Sunday, Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield. Mass 11 a.m. Monday, St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Woodsfield. Nellie Mae Merry - Visitation, today,10 to 11 a.m., McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 E. St., Caldwell. Funeral, 11 a.m, today. Burial, Olive ...

Leoba C. Archer

Leoba C. Archer, 86, Woodsfield, Ohio, died Feb. 6, 2019. Visitation Sunday 2- 6p.m. at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, OH. Mass Monday 11 a.m. at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Woodsfield.

Randall Kenneth Barton

Randall Kenneth Barton, 66, of Vincent, Ohio, passed away Jan. 30, 2019 at his residence. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society’s on-site crematory.

Neil V. Berg

Neil V. Berg, 79, of Belpre, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Heartland of Marietta. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home and a full obituary will appear in Saturday’s paper.

Nellie Mae Merry

Nellie Mae Merry, 89, of Columbus, formerly of Sarahsville, Ohio, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Westminster Thurber Independent Living in Columbus. Friends may call today, Feb. 8, 2019, from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 from 10 to 11 a.m. at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 E. St., ...

Beryl McHugh Poulton

Beryl McHugh Poulton, 96 of Columbus, Ohio passed away Feb. 3, 2019. Calling hours 12 p.m. until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, Ohio. www.bauerturner.com.

Juanita V. Wynn

Juanita V. Wynn, 99, of Marietta passed away 11:55 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. She was born in Dart, OH, to Henry and Nellie Strickler Wallace. Juanita was a homemaker and former member of Tunnel United Methodist Church. She was married to James F. Wynn who preceded her in death. Juanita ...

Charles Allen

Charles Allen, 67, of Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 27, 2019 at his residence. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society’s on-site crematory.

Nancy Renee Florence

Nancy Renee Florence, 50, of Marietta, OH, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born on July 15, 1968 in Marietta, OH, to Neal and Nancy Vanscyoc Kuhn. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene. Nancy is survived by her husband, Robert Florence; ...

Betty Jean Lanier

Betty Jean Lanier, 91 of Williamstown, passed away Feb. 5, 2019 with the compassionate care of Marietta Memorial Hospital and Marietta Home Health and Hospice. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society’s on-site crematory.

Juanita V. Wynn

Juanita V. Wynn, 99, of Marietta, passed away on Tuesday Feb. 5, 2019. Funeral services will be held Saturday Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial in Tunnel Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from noon until the time of the service. Full obituary will ...

Nathaniel Paul Anderson

Nathaniel Paul Anderson, 40, of Marietta, Ohio, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on Aug. 22, 1978, in Baltimore, to Connie Sue Rowe and Stephen E. Anderson. Nathan was a 1996 graduate of Marietta High School and had Bachelor Degrees in Geography and ...

Neva Ruby Rees

Neva Ruby Rees, 97, of Marietta, Ohio, died, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Harmar Place in Marietta. She was born on Nov. 2, 1921 in Fairmont, WV, to Noah Parks and Maude Dale Murphy Canfield. Neva graduated from high school in Sherrodsville, Ohio, where she was a star basketball player. She then ...

Donald Clarence Richards

Donald Clarence Richards, 76, of Parkersburg, passed away Feb. 5, 2019 with the compassionate care of his family and Housecalls Hospice of Parkersburg.A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society’s on-site crematory.

Lori Jo Baker

Lori Jo Baker, 57, of Parkersburg, passed Jan. 30, 2019 at her residence. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society’s on-site crematory.

Opal E. Miller

Opal E. Miller, 84, of Marietta, Ohio, passed away on Feb. 3, 2019. She was born on Oct. 24, 1934 to Carl and Blanch Miller. She was employed at the Marietta State Nursery in Reno, Ohio as a crew leader until her retirement. She was a member of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) ...

Billy Don Smith

Billy Don Smith, 81, of Lowell, Ohio, died, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. He was born on Sept. 13, 1937 in Coal Run, Ohio, to Robert and Doris Cobb Smith. Bill married Barbara Wolfe Smith on March 5, 1960. He then was called up for active duty for the Berlin Crisis in 1961. Bill ...

Sylvia Bernice Richards

Sylvia Bernice Richards, 93, of Fleming, OH passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at her residence. She was born on April 6, 1925 in Reedy, WV to the late Shirley and Goldie Thomas George. Sylvia attended school in Wirt County, WV and worked in photography before meeting the love of her ...

Christopher Conley Brown

Christopher Conley Brown, 49, of Parkersburg died Jan. 30, 2019, at Camden Clark Medical Center. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society’s on-site crematory.