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  • Sue Ellen ClayPoole

    Sue Ellen Claypoole, 80, of Beverly went to be with her son on September 8, 2020. She was surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 22, 1940 in Upshur County, WV to the late Robert and Elnor Rowan. She was raised by her grandmother Myrtle Cunningham. Sue is survived by her husband Melvin Claypoole, whom she married September 21, 1957,

    Date of Death: Tue, 09/08/2020 Services: Mon, 09/14/2020 11:00 am Read More
    Portrait of Sue Ellen ClayPoole
  • James “Kevin” Brockmeier

    James “Kevin” Brockmeier, 63, of Marietta passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020, at his home. He was born on April 15, 1957, in Marietta a son of Thomas A. and Barbara A. (Stevers) Brockmeier.
    Kevin was a 1975 graduate of Marietta High School. He was retired and loved to hunt and play golf.

    Date of Death: Mon, 09/07/2020 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
  • Ruth Ora Patterson Cox

    Ruth Ora Patterson Cox passed from this earth on Sept. 5, 2020 after a full 93 years or life. She was born July 31, 1927 in Marietta to Charles and Clara Jones Patterson.
    On October 12, 1947 she married Harvey Cox who preceded her in death in 2005.

    Date of Death: Sat, 09/05/2020 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
    Portrait of Ruth Ora Patterson Cox
  • Michael Allen Brown

    Michael Allen Brown, 70, of Lowell passed away at the Chillicothe VA Hospital on September 3, 2020 after fighting a service illness for several years.
    He was born January 24, 1950 to the late Robert and Doris Brown. Mike graduated from Fort Frye High School in 1968 and had served in the US Navy from 1969 to 1975.

    Date of Death: Thu, 09/03/2020 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
    Portrait of Michael Allen Brown
  • Jason Lee Taylor

    Jason Lee Taylor, 38, of Newport passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020, in Pleasants County, WV.
    His family requested that he be cremated and a service will be held at a later date. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family and messages of sympathy may be sent at www.Lankfordfh.com.
    Donations to the funeral home to assist will arrangements will be appreciated.

    Date of Death: Sun, 08/30/2020 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
  • Sheila Paulette Farley

    Sheila Paulette Farley, 70, of Marietta passed away on August 29, 2020, at the Belpre Landings. She was born July 8, 1950, in West Virginia a daughter of Paul and Mamie Stephenson Snider.
    Paulette was a graduate of Meigs High School. She was a devoted homemaker and housewife and later in life became a caregiver for others.

    Date of Death: Sat, 08/29/2020 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
  • Herman Edwin Thomas

    Herman Edwin Thomas, 89, husband of the late Eileen M. Thomas, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 28, 2020. Herman was surrounded by his loved ones as he made his journey home.
    His journey began on August 12, 1931, in Little Eight Mile in Marietta, Ohio with his parents Oscar and Sara (Skinner) Thomas. Herman was raised at Newell’s Run in Newport, Ohio with his five siblings – Edward Thomas, Edith Neely, Gertrude Cameron, Ruth Bewley, and Howard Thomas.

    Date of Death: Fri, 08/28/2020 Services: Mon, 08/31/2020 11:00 am Read More
    Portrait of Herman Edwin Thomas