Obituaries

Gary D. Blair

Gary D. Blair was born March 16, 1946 to Harold and Roberta Blair and passed away Jan. 13, 2019 at AdventHealth Daytona Hospital with his family by his side. He is survived by wife Carol Blair (Lent), son Gary Blair, son Michael Blair, daughter-in-law Rhonda Blair, grandson Damon Blair, and ...

Lysandra M. Edmond

Lysandra M. Edmond, 49, of Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 18, 2019 at Camden Clark Medical Center. Private cremation arrangements are being handled by Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Lee Alan Hamel

Lee Alan Hamel, 69, of Lower Salem, Ohio, left to be with the Lord on Jan. 21, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on Sept. 16, 1949, in Pennsylvania and lived in Amherst, Ohio where he graduated from Marion L. Steele High School in 1968. He graduated from Bowling ...

Shawn Allen Skellett

Shawn Allen Skellett, 47, of Chesterhill, passed away Jan. 19, 2019 at his residence. A visitation will be held on Friday Jan. 25, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. with a short service following at 7 p.m. at the Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill. To send a note of Condolence to the family go to ...

Margueritte Faye Bachelor

Margueritte Faye Bachelor, 87 of Stockport, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 at the Riverside Country Care Center. She was born on June 3, 1931 in Neelysville, Ohio to the late Guy and Eva Mae Knox Brothers. She worked for nine years as a Custodian at Stockport Elementary and enjoyed being ...

Leonard George Craig

Leonard George Craig passed away Jan. 16 peacefully at Heartland in Devola. He was the son of Almer Ralph Craig and Grace Elizabeth (Davis) Craig. Paternal Grandparents were John and Charlotte (Neuberger) Craig, Maternal Grandparents George and Nellie (Martin) Davis. Leonard was born in ...

Ella “Jean” Erb

Ella “Jean” Erb, 96, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 19, 2019. She was born Sept. 21, 1922 in Marietta, Ohio to Okey Glenner and Myrtle Farmer Oliver. She is survived by 5 children; David (Wendy) Erb, Rebecca Dobbins, Nancy Binegar, Kathleen Erb and Lela Erb, 13 grandchildren; Robin ...

Geneva J. Foraker

Geneva J. Foraker, 87, of Caldwell, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 at Summit Acres Nursing Home in Caldwell. Friends may call Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will be observed Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 at 11 ...

Dana A. Ledford

Dana A. Ledford, 73 of Malta, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 surrounded by his family at his residence. He was born on Aug. 25, 1945 in Marietta, Ohio to the late Thomas and Auverne Porter Ledford. He worked as a self-employed Timber Cutter. He was a member of the Beverly Eagles #3665 and ...

Shirley E. Merckle

Shirley E. Merckle, 86, New Matamoras, Ohio died Sunday, Jan. 20. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan 23 until time of service at 1 p.m. at St. Paul’s Evangelical Church, Sardis, Ohio. Arrangements are being handled by Watters Funeral Home in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Grace Morris Roberts

Grace Morris Roberts, 82, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Sunday. Calling Hours 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Funeral Services 1p.m. Wednesday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, Ohio.

Patricia A. “Pat” Vaughan

Patricia A. “Pat” Vaughan, 78, Newport, widow of Charles C. Vaughan, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 at the Arbors of Marietta. Born in Pleasants County, WV, on September 12, 1940, she was the daughter of the late William Thomas and Dorothy Graves Summers. She was a graduate of Pennsboro ...

Penny C. Sinnett

Penny C. Sinnett, 75, of Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 19, 2019 under the loving care of her family and Housecalls Hospice. A memorial will be held at a later time by Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Robert William Becker

Robert William Becker, 80, of Marietta, died Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Bob was born August 24, 1938 in Marietta to William and Grace (Kehl) Becker. He graduated from Marietta High School in 1956 and from Perdue University in 1960 and received his Master’s ...

Judy Lynn Cunningham

Judy Lynn Cunningham, 76, New Matamoras, died Jan. 18, 2019, at Brentwood Health Care Center in Northfield, Ohio. Services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hadley Funeral Home, New Matamoras Chapel, with Jim Scott officiating. Burial in Matamoras Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Nelda Gay (Pratt) Hall

Nelda Gay (Pratt) Hall, 90, of Belpre died January 18, 2019 at home. Nelda was born on December 14, 1928 in West Union,WV and was the daughter of the late John T. and Talitha E. Baker Pratt. She was the last surviving sibling of a family of 14. April 26, 1947 she was married to Ralph C. ...

Funeral services

Leonard, Larry W. – Tuesday 11 a.m., Chandler Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday. Burial will follow in Hiramsburg Cemetery. Morgan, Vernon Emerson – Tuesday 11 a.m., Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday. Perkins, Thomas Merle – ...

Larry W. Leonard

Larry W. Leonard, 59, of Caldwell, OH, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. He was born Feb. 5, 1959 in Zanesville, OH a son of Shirley (Ernie) Wickham Jenkins of Zanesville and the late Bill Leonard. The family will receive friends for visitation 2 - 4 ...

Vernon Emerson Morgan

Vernon Emerson Morgan, 86, Graysville, Ohio, died Jan. 18, 2019. Visitation Monday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. with funeral service Tuesday 11 a.m. at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Ohio.

Thomas Merle Perkins

Thomas Merle Perkins, 71, of Caldwell, OH, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 unexpectedly at his residence. The family will receive friends for visitation from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jan. 26, with the funeral service at 1 p.m. in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Beverly Hall officiating.