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  • Karen Ann Osborne

    Karen Ann Osborne lost her battle with cancer and died at her home on September 11. She was born December 4, 1944, in Hillsboro, Ohio the daughter of the late Mary and Wallace Collins.
    She graduated from Hillsboro High School and was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Miami University. Karen married her husband Edward Osborne in 1969 and celebrated their golden anniversary earlier this year. In addition to her husband she is survived by her two beloved children, Amy Osborne of Sausalito, California and David (Tara) Osborne along with her three grandchildren; Adelaide, Evangeline, and Rowan, all of St. Charles, Illinois. She is also survived by her sister Marcia of St. Petersburg, Florida, and her brother-in-law, Donald Frampton of Marietta.

    Date of Death: Wed, 09/11/2019 Services: Sat, 09/28/2019 11:00 am Read More
    Portrait of Karen Ann Osborne
  • Rick Denton

    Rick Denton, 51, of Marietta passed away 7:46 pm September 10, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
    He was born October 9, 1967 in Marietta to the late Theodore and Betty (McClead) Denton. Rick was a 1986 graduate of Frontier High School and loved to race gas-powered remote control cars.
    Rick is survived by his aunt and uncle Don and Judy McClead along with several cousins and many friends.

    Date of Death: Tue, 09/10/2019 Services: Fri, 09/13/2019 01:00 pm Read More
  • Frances Kay Braverman

     
     
    Frances Kay Parker “”Pudge” Braverman’s nurturing spirit went on to be with Jesus on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at her Marietta home.
    She is survived by her children: Kelly (Bob) Henthorn, Shelly (Brian) Wilfong and Ted Henthorn; step daughters: Judy, Jeanie, Joyce and Jane Eddy; sisters: Sharon (Doug) Love and Vicky (Delmore) Hendley, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who had a special place in her heart.

    Date of Death: Tue, 09/10/2019 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
  • Lawrence Gilbert “Gib” Moody

     
    Lawrence Gilbert (Gib) Moody was born January 26, 1932 in Washington County Ohio to the late David and Rosa Adams Moody. He passed on September 7, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was a valedictorian graduate of Vincent High School, attended Ohio University, appointed to the US Naval Academy, and received his Chemical Engineering degree with honors from The Ohio State University in 1954.
    He married Marilyn Clara (Miller) Moody March 6, 1955. They lived in Barlow Township for 10 years, Somerville, NJ for four years, Pittsburgh, PA for five years, and moved to Marietta in 1974.
    His engineering career spanned 43 years, including time at American Cyanamide in Marietta and Willow Island, WV; Union Carbide Plastics Div. in Marietta and Bound Brook, NJ; Mobay Chemical Co. in Pittsburgh, PA; and Union Carbide Silicones (and subsequent owners) in Sistersville, WV where he retired as the Silanes Engineering Manager in 1997. He was credited with an Engineering Process Patent. He worked with a team to create major production processes in Italy and Sistersville, WV using the patented process. He and Marilyn cherished the work and relationships created during his final career years in Italy.

    Date of Death: Sat, 09/07/2019 Services: Wed, 09/11/2019 11:00 am Read More
    Portrait of Lawrence Gilbert “Gib” Moody
  • Shawn Edward Hardie

     
    Shawn Edward Hardie, 45, former resident of Marietta passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019, in Rockledge, Florida.
    He was born in Marietta on July 25, 1974, to Randy Hardie, Sr. and Janice Thrasher Hardie Richards.

    Date of Death: Fri, 08/23/2019 Services: Thu, 09/12/2019 01:00 pm Read More
  • Randall B. Hendershot

    Randall B. Hendershot, 65, of Lower Salem, Ohio, passed away at 2:20 p.m., Monday, August 19, 2019 at his home. He was born March 14, 1954, in Marietta a son of Blaine Hendershot of Germantown and the late Daisy Schultheis Hendershot.
    Randall was employed for 43 years by B. F. Goodrich, later known as Profusion Plant. He like to hunt and enjoyed being outdoors.

    Date of Death: Mon, 08/19/2019 Services: Fri, 08/23/2019 01:00 pm Read More
  • Cathey Sue Huffman

    Cathey Sue Huffman, 56, of Marietta passed away 11:58 pm, August 17, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
    She was born June 13, 1963 in Marietta. Cathey was a 1981 graduate of Marietta Christian School and had attended Appalachian Bible College. She had worked at Marietta Memorial Hospital for a number of years before leaving to work at Wal-Mart for 20 years. Cathey took early retirement so she could take care of her parents. She came to know the Lord as a church bus child and her witness inspired her parents followed her to the Lord. Cathey was a member of Soul’s Harbor Baptist Church where she was an active member and enjoyed working with the church kids and she never me a stranger.

    Date of Death: Sat, 08/17/2019 Services: Thu, 08/22/2019 11:00 am Read More
    Portrait of Cathey Sue Huffman