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  • Randall Lee Fox

    Randall Lee Fox, 64, of Marietta passed away at 8:41 am, Saturday, June 12, 2021, at his home following a long illness.
    He was born December 20, 1956, in Marietta a son of William Jennings and Elma Pearl Prine Fox. Randall was employed in the construction field.

    Date of Death: Sat, 06/12/2021 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
  • Randall Dale Valentine

    Randall Dale Valentine, 67, of Marietta passed away at 11:55 pm, Wednesday June 9, 2021, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
    He was born on November 14, 1953, in Zanesville, OH, a son of James and Nellie Valentine. Randall was an oilfield worker.
     

    Date of Death: Wed, 06/09/2021 Services: Fri, 06/11/2021 06:00 pm Read More
    Portrait of Randall Dale Valentine
  • Karen Lynn Knight Warne

    Karen Lynn Knight Warne, 72, of Marietta passed away at 2:03am, Tuesday, June 08, 2021, at Marietta Memorial Hospital
    She was born June 12, 1948, in Marietta a daughter of Denver “Jack” Knight and Alberta “Maxine” Neville Mackey. Karen was a graduate of Marietta High School, Class of 1966.
    On July 9, 1966, she married the love of her life, Gary E. “Bud” Warne, who preceded her in death.

    Date of Death: Tue, 06/08/2021 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
  • Brenda Joyce Palmer

    Brenda Joyce Palmer, 79, of Fleming passed away at her home on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.
    She was born on August 25, 1941, in Marietta a daughter of the late Mark and Hazel Ritchie Plaugher. Brenda was a graduate of Marietta High School and had worked for Shoney’s and Marietta Laundry and volunteered as an EMT for Warren Volunteer Fire Department and the fire department’s auxiliary. She loved to sew and make clothing and was known for the cookies and cakes she baked. She really enjoyed singing Karaoke with her sisters.
     

    Date of Death: Tue, 06/08/2021 Services: Fri, 06/11/2021 01:00 pm Read More
  • Kathleen Allphin Gray

    Kathleen Alice Baker Allphin Gray, 97, of Marietta passed away at 5:59 am, Thursday, June 3, 1921 at Elmcroft Assisted Living.
    Born, December 5, 1923 in Marietta, Ohio, to Grace Agnes Cozzens Baker and Isaac Hanson Baker. Kathleen was the eldest of six siblings, Donald Baker, Betty Schwarz, William Baker, Carol Harper, all deceased, and survivor, Pamela Sewell of Marietta.
    “Granny Kay” loved her family. A fabulous cook, Kay could make a delicious meal from whatever was in her pantry. Her fried chicken is legendary; her main secret was to use lot of butter. G.K. loved

    Date of Death: Thu, 06/03/2021 Services: Fri, 06/04/2021 06:00 pm Read More
    Portrait of Kathleen Allphin Gray
  • William D. Reese, Jr. “Doug”

    William D. Reese, Jr. “Doug”, 58, of Marietta passed away at 5:32 am, Sunday, May 30, 2021.
    He was born on December 18, 1962 in Rhonda, WV, a son of the late William D. Reese and Deloris Connolly Reese of Newport News, VA. Doug was Assistant Manager at Hampton Inn.
     

    Date of Death: Sun, 05/30/2021 Services: Mon, 06/07/2021 10:30 am Read More
    Portrait of William D. Reese, Jr. “Doug”
  • Tina M. Sims

    Tina M. Sims, 57, of Fleming passed away at 11:13am, Saturday May 29, 2021 at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
    She was born on April 28, 1964, in Clarksburg, WV, the late John Lynch Goodwin, Jr. and Geraldine Simmons Goodwin of Grafton, WV. Tina was a homemaker.
    On November 30, 1992, she married Robert Sims who survives with 2 daughters, Taylor Sims and Miranda (Chase) Canfield both of Marietta; 2 grandchildren, Braxton Staats and Lakelynn Staats and sister, Faith Hayes of Circleville, OH.
    Funeral service will be held on Thursday (June 3) at 4:00 pm at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home. Family will greet friends before the service from 2 until 4. Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family at: condolences@Lankfordfh.com.

    Date of Death: Sat, 05/29/2021 Services: Thu, 06/03/2021 04:00 pm Read More