Who we are
We are a local family-owned funeral home that has served the communities of Ohio and West Virginia for over 125 years. Our goal is to provide all of the families we serve a respectful and dignified service at a fair price. Whether a traditional service or more contemporary-style service, or just a simple cremation we try to meet all the needs of the individuals and families we serve.
John E. Meeks
John E. Meeks, 62, of Marietta passed away at 2:28am, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born April 30, 1957, in Marietta a son of Guy E. Meeks and Rose Alene Daugherty Meeks. John was a member of the Operating Engineers Local Union #18 and was employed at Mark Mondo’s Mustang Crane.Date of Death: Tue, 06/18/2019 Services: Fri, 06/21/2019 01:00 pm Read More
Herbert W. Chidester
Herbert William Chidester, 81, of Pinehurst passed at 10:29 pm on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital with his son and daughter-in-law at his side. He was born October 21, 1937 in Marietta a son of Russel Chidester and Edna Flannery Chidester. Herb was employed at Kardex as a machinest for 39 years.
Nora L. Bruce
Nora L. Bruce, 81, of Marietta earned her angel wings on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born June 27, 1937 in Little Hocking a daughter of Lloyd and Sarah Jenkins Sayer. Nora retired in 1998 after 25 years working at Harmar School, which she really enjoyed. She was a homemaker and loved her kids, grandkids and great grandkids.
Dr. Cavendish McKay
Dr. Cavendish Quayle McKay, 46, of Marietta passed away from an apparent heart attack June 11, 2019.
He was born February 28, 1973, in Seattle, Washington, to Laurie Schroder McKay and the late Morgan Powell “Tony” McKay, Jr. During his childhood he grew to love being in nature, and as an adult, he developed a devotion for the deserts of southern Utah. Hiking and exploring new places locally and around the world, and planning those trips, were joys for him.
Gale D. Walters
Gale D. Walters, 59, of Dalzell passed away at 5:05 pm, Monday, June 10, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born April 5, 1960, in Marietta a son of Gilbert and Dessie Pryor Walters. Gale worked in the construction business and enjoyed working with his hands—stone carving, working on cars and later in life quilting, following his mother’s example.
Nelma D. Proctor
Nelma D. Proctor, 81, of Barlow, Ohio, passed away peacefully at 1:55 am, Sunday, June 9, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born August 18, 1937, in McFarland, WV, a daughter of Charles L. and Myrtle McCray Fortney.
Nelma was a mother and homemaker. She was a member of Barlow United Methodist Church and Porterfield Baptist Church. She taught Sunday School and was active in Cub Scouts and involved in her community.