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.
Joseph Allen “Al” Tidd, 83, of Reno passed away peacefully Friday, April 3, 2020, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 12,1936 to Clyde Raymond and Mary Gail (Duffy) Tidd. He was employed by Crystal Ice when he met Wilna Bernadine Morey. Al and his brother Raymond frequented the Crystal Dairy and Johnston Restaurant where Bernadine worked. Being good friends and gentlemen, the brothers always offered to give Bernadine a ride home so she wouldn’t have to walk home late at night. One evening in particular Al and Raymond picked Bernadine up but they had to make a stop at a local factory for work. Raymond went in alone and purposefully stayed longer than necessary so Al and Bernadine could talk. That night Al walked Bernadine to her door. They married On February 18,1961. Al held many positions in the Frontier School District and retired as Transportation Supervisor and Head of Building maintenance. Al continued his role as Driver Education Instructor at Frontier High School after retirement and fondly referred to all the students as his “kids.”Date of Death: Fri, 04/03/2020 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
William Brian Reynolds
William Brian Reynolds, 58, of Marietta passed away 9:58 pm on April 2, 2020 at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
Brian was born December 26, 1961 in New York. He was a carpenter by trade and loved his cat. He was a good hard working man. He was a member of the Open Bible Ministry and was very proud he was baptized by Rev. Floyd Dunn.
On June 6, 2009 he married Sheila Richards who survives with his daughter Christina, a sister Donna and brothers Tom and Doug.
James W. “Butch” Doak
James William “Butch” Doak, 73, of Marietta passed away at 4:00 am, Friday, March 27, 2020. He was born on December 22, 1946, in South Charleston, WV, a son of James and Helen Williams Doak.
He had been employed at McJunkin Supply, Marietta Moose, Marietta Ignition, Food 4 Less and his favorite–Bob Evans as a host where he saw his old friends at made many new ones. Jim had served in the U.S. Army in Korea during the Vietnam era. He was a member of VFW Post 5108 and Barnett Ridge Church of Christ in Fleming. He was a firm believer in God.Date of Death: Fri, 03/27/2020 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
Velma L. Abicht
Velma Leona Abicht, 89, of Marietta passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born January 13, 1931, in Marietta a daughter to Dewey Admiral Schau and Bertha Bogard Schau Dennis.
Velma had been employed as a nurses’ aide at Marietta Memorial Hospital, was a member of the Civil Defense Corps active in Tai-Chi and was a member of Marietta Bible Center Church where she taught Sunday School. She graduated from Marietta High School in 1948.
On Friday, March 13, 2020, Jacolyn Bailey, loving wife and mother of four passed away at the age of 62.
Jacolyn was born February 7, 1958 in Marietta, Ohio to Willard Johnson and Roberta (Bobbi) Irvine. Jacolyn had a nursing degree and an engineering degree from Ohio University.
On June 24, 1993 she married her true love DeGearld (Tim) Bailey. They raised four daughters Amanda(Evan) Lightner, Grace Bailey, Melissa (Todd) Cherry, and Seleen (Faxson) Cockrell. Jacolyn had four very loved grand children Chloe & Megan Lightner and Tyson & Tanner Cherry. Jacolyn left behind her brothers Earl (Renee) Johnson, Gene Johnson, and her sister Becky Chutes. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Jacolyn fought a hard battle with cancer. Jacolyn showed us how to fight this horrible disease with strength, dignity, power, and she never gave up. Jacolyn was a devout catholic at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.Date of Death: Fri, 03/13/2020 Services: Tue, 03/17/2020 02:00 pm Read More
Ruth Ann Brown Marsee
Ruth Ann Brown Marsee 76 of Reno went to her heavenly home on March 10, 2020 at Marietta Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
She was born August 10, 1943 to Fred and Leota Brown in Canton, OH. Ruth Ann graduated from Marietta High School in 1961.
She married Willard Lee Marsee Sr. on November 24, 1961. Ruth Ann was a member of the Marietta Church of God, where she taught Sunday School and Jr. church for many years. She enjoyed embroidery, reading her bible, and singing to gospel music. Spending time with her family, kids and grandkids gave her great joy.Date of Death: Tue, 03/10/2020 Services: Sat, 03/14/2020 01:00 am Read More
Denise D. Hansen
Denise D. Hansen, 39, of Marietta passed away 8:00 pm March 5, 2020 at Heartland of Marietta after a 3 year battle with Glioblastomia.
She was born August 11, 1980 to Daniel Hansen and Deborah Meek Hansen. Denise was a 1999 graduate of Marietta High School and had been employed as a cake decorator at Dairy Queen, worked in the Washington County Auditor’s Office, and at DMG Auto Service as a receptionist. Above all she was a stay at home mom for her children.
Surviving are her children Logan, Andrew and Chase, step-son Cody Zimmer, her father, Dan (Charlotte) Hansen, her mother, Deborah Hansen, brother Darren Hansen, and step-sister Jennifer Farley. Also surviving are her grandmothers Barbara Meek and Phyllis Gregory, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and a special cousin and friend Ashley Wells.Date of Death: Thu, 03/05/2020 Services: Mon, 03/09/2020 11:00 am Read More