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Obituaries

Jessie B. Taylor

Jessie B. Taylor, former resident of Marietta, died in Mesa, Ariz. on Saturday Feb. 2, 2019. She is survived by her husband John, son William, son Dwayne and his wife Rachel, brother Lem, sister Dot Holmes Kaylor, sister Maxine Walker and husband Jim, and several nieces and nephews. Jessie ...

Sara L. Becker

Sara L. Becker, 83, of Archers Fork, OH passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019. She was born on March 18, 1935 to Amanda and Charles Raymond Westbrook. She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1953. She was a member of Mount Hope Church of Christ and a homemaker who enjoyed quilting and ...

Funeral services

BERG, Neil Vernon – 11 a.m. Tuesday, McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home, Marietta. Burial in East Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday. CARPENTER, Hazel R. – 11 a.m. Monday, Salem Township Cemetery, Lower Salem. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Monday at the Marietta Chapel of ...

Neil Vernon Berg

Neil Vernon Berg, 79, of Belpre, Ohio, died Thursday February 7, 2019, at Heartland of Marietta. He was born on October 5, 1939, in Marietta to the Cecil Vernon Berg and Vernia Almond Berg. Neil was a 1959 graduate of Marietta High School. He retired from Forma Scientific (Thermo Fisher). ...

Albert M. Brannan

Albert M. (Al) Brannan passed away peacefully at his Marietta, OH home on Feb. 8 2019. He was born to Roy Brannan Sr. and Ruby (McKown) Brannan on July 22nd 1935. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Bonnie L Brannan. Children; Jeri Tornes (Dean), Duane Brannan (Connie), Kurt Brannan ...

Hazel R. Carpenter

Hazel R. Carpenter, 80, of Marietta, OH, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. She was born on Nov. 8, 1938 in New Philadelphia, OH, to Isaac and Nellie Taylor Morrison. Hazel enjoyed gardening, arranging flowers, cooking, camping and flea marketing. She is survived by children, Rex (Sherry), James ...

Richard L. Hart

Richard L. Hart, 48, of Stockport, passed away Feb. 6, 2019 at O.S.U. Hospital in Columbus following heart problems. He was born July 27, 1970 in Marietta the son of the late William Hart and Mary Phillis Hart who survives. He was a Air Force Veteran and worked at Ames Company in Parkersburg ...

Gale Allen Hendershot

Gale Allen Hendershot, 53, of New Matamoras, OH, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on March 30, 1965 in Marietta, OH to the late Sara Ellen Lamp and Donald G. Hendershot, Sr. Gale was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is survived by two ...

Dorothy M. McKown

Dorothy M. McKown, 82, of Stockport, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at the Highland Oaks Nursing home in McConnelsville. She was born on April 6, 1936 in Marietta to the late Clifford and Stella Carpenter Hinton. She was a homemaker and a member of the Coal Run Church of Christ, ...

James F. Reynolds

James Fred Reynolds, 83, of Vincent, died Feb. 2, 2019, at the Marietta Center. He was born Sept. 25, 1935, in Marietta to James Fred and Rosa Stanley Reynolds. He attended school at Gravel Bank and was a U. S. Army veteran. He farmed and worked for Chevron Asphalt, Mason Shoes and ran his ...

Jean Shank

Jean Shank passed away Feb. 4, 2019 at her home in Atlanta surrounded by family and friends. Jean was born April 28, 1936 to Dana and Thelma Coffman. She graduated from Lowell high school and then began her adventures in life! Jean moved to Columbus, Ohio where she worked in an office for the ...

Kenneth Leroy Singer

Kenneth Leroy Singer, 95, was called home to the Lord in the early morning hours of Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 surrounded by family members. He was born in Lathrope, Ohio on Jan. 1, 1924 to Leroy and Florence Nichols Singer. He was a member of the Church of God, a World War II Veteran and retired ...

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 ...