Our Promise to Your Family

We are a family-owned funeral home that has served the communities of Ohio and West Virginia for over 100 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, we try to meet all the needs of the individuals and families we serve.

Charles Robert "Bob" McKnight

Charles Robert “Bob” McKnight, 78, of Reno passed away Wednesday morning, November 26, 2014, at his home.  He was born May 10, 1936, in Reno a son of Charles Edward and Mary Iota Warfield McKnight.

Date of Death: 
Wed, 11/26/2014
Date of Service: 
Mon, 12/01/2014
Service Time: 
1:00 pm
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Robert A Williams

Robert A Williams, 48, of Vincent passed away 2:50am November 20, 2014 at his home surround by his family. He was born December 10, 1966 to Delbert A. and Glenda M. (Greathouse) Williams, Sr. and was a 1985 graduate of Marietta High School. Bob loved his grandchildren.

Date of Death: 
Thu, 11/20/2014
Date of Service: 
Mon, 11/24/2014
Service Time: 
11:30 am
Service Location: 
Rake Cemetery

Nancy "Nan" McCall Keim

Nancy “Nan” McCall Keim, local artist, died November 16, 2014. Born January 2, 1920 in Buffalo, NY,  her parents were Dr.

Date of Death: 
Sun, 11/16/2014
Date of Service: 
Sat, 11/22/2014
Service Time: 
1:00 pm
Service Location: 
First Congregational Church Marietta

Paul H. “Shorty” Longaberger

Paul H. “Shorty” Longaberger, 93, of Williamstown passed away at 11:28 pm Saturday, November 15, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  He was born on November 4, 1921, in Dresden, Ohio, a son of Gerald A. and Mary Marcy Farnsworth Longaberger.

Date of Death: 
Sat, 11/15/2014
Date of Service: 
Fri, 11/21/2014
Service Time: 
1:00 pm
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

David Hamilton Hensler

David Hamilton Hensler, 73, of Marietta Route 7 went home to be with the Lord at 7:13 pm on Monday, November 18, 2014, at home with his family.  He was born May 7, 1941, in Wheeling, WV to Paul Mathias and Annabelle Shepherd Hensler.

Date of Death: 
Tue, 11/18/2014
Date of Service: 
Fri, 11/21/2014
Service Time: 
10:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

William G. Bennett

William G. Bennett, 85, of Belpre, Ohio, passed away at 1:15am, Sunday, November 16, 2014, at Marietta Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.  He was born April 11, 1929, in Gilmer County, WV, a son of James Lloyd and Amanda Bennett.

Date of Death: 
Sun, 11/16/2014
Date of Service: 
Wed, 11/19/2014
Service Time: 
3:00 pm
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Donna Cogley

Donna Cogley, 62 of Cape Coral, Florida, formerly of Newport, passed away on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, in Youngstown.  She was born June 4, 1952, in Newport a daughter of the lat

Date of Death: 
Wed, 11/12/2014
Date of Service: 
Mon, 11/17/2014
Service Time: 
11:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Dorothy "Dot" Wittekind

Dorothy (Dot) Wittekind, “Mammy”, went home to be with the Lord and her beloved husband on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at home.  She was born in Lowell, OH on December 23rd, 1933 to Ivy and Edna West.  She was married to the love of her life Dwight, who preceded her in death in 2009.  They were married June 24th, 1950 and shared a wonderful 59 years together.

Date of Death: 
Wed, 11/12/2014
Date of Service: 
Sun, 11/16/2014
Service Time: 
2:00 pm
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

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