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  • Franklin “Frank” Chidester

    Franklin “Frank” Chidester, 73, of Marietta passed away February 19, 2024 in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

    He was born in Marietta on December 27, 1950 to Kenneth Forrest and Ruth Naomi (Burns) Chidester, Sr. Frank was a Marietta High School graduate and had served in the Ohio National Guard. He worked numerous jobs throughout the years until he was injured. Frank liked shooting pool and traveling out west and he really loved his fur babies.

    Date of Death: Mon, 02/19/2024 Services: Sun, 03/10/2024 03:00 pm Read More
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  • Eloise F. White

    Eloise F. White, 98, formerly of Vincent, OH, passed away at 9:25pm, Friday, February 16, 2024 at the home of her daughter. She was born March 23, 1925 in Lowell, OH, a daughter of Joseph H. Burke, Sr. and Vesta Chandler Burke.

    Eloise graduated from Lowell High School. She joined the Woman’s Air Corps in 1945 and was the first woman of color from Washington County to join the military. While in the military, she met her husband Edward T. White who was a Major in the U. S. Air Force.

    Date of Death: Fri, 02/16/2024 Services: Sat, 02/24/2024 11:00 amVisitation Date: Fri, 02/23/2024Visitation Details: 4 until 8 Read More
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  • Georgia Cunningham

    Georgia Cunningham, 86, of Lowell, Ohio passed away peacefully on February 15, 2024 at Waterview Pointe Nursing home with family at her side. She was born July 25, 1937 to the late George G. Jr and Martha Padgitt in Marietta, Ohio. Georgia always went by the name “Sis”. She always told the story she didn’t know her name was Georgia till third grade when her teacher told her. She graduated from Marietta High School in 1955. During high school she worked at the Colony Cinema and the Merryland pool at the Washington county Fairgrounds. After graduation Georgia worked at Remington Rand, where she remained for 27 years until retirement.

    Georgia loved living near the river in Lowell where she enjoyed riding on her pontoon boat. Her hobbies included reading, sewing, quilting, motorcycling, camping, bowling and spending time with family

    Date of Death: Thu, 02/15/2024 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
    Portrait of Georgia Cunningham
  • Linda Ruth Treadway Schmitt

    Linda Ruth Schmitt, 78, of Marietta passed at 9:59 pm, on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

    She was born on September 9, 1945, in Middletown, Ohio to Verley L. Treadway and Laura E. Dietz Treadway. Linda’s main love was being a mother and homemaker. She had owned and operated a sewing shop in Waterford and had been a police dispatcher in Beverly.

    Date of Death: Thu, 02/15/2024 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
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  • Kim Sanford McGrew

    Kim Sanford McGrew of Marietta OH passed away peacefully at home on February 12, 2024. She was born in Wilmington DE in 1933 and lived in Hanford WA and Charleston WV before moving to Marietta in 1969. Kim was a graduate of the University of Kentucky where she majored in journalism, and she later obtained a Masters of Liberal Learning in Library Science from Marietta College. She worked for many years at Campus Martius Museum, where she led tours, helped people with their genealogy and generally kept the place running smoothly.

    Kim was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, John Douglass McGrew. She is survived by her sister Julie Moore of Portland OR and by her cousin April Mapes of Chagrin Falls OH. She has four surviving children: Sarah, Virginia, Robert (Jennifer) and Duncan (Nancy). She is the grandmother to Clinton, Mohammed, Saratu, Hamza, John, Matthew, Grant and Owen, as well as six great grandchildren. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, saying she would go to hell if her children would be there.

    A long-time sports fan, Kim loved to watch the UK Wildcats on TV. She played tennis well into her 80s and enjoyed bicycling on several European vacations. In addition to family, she loved her pets. You could often see her walking one of her many dogs in the Devola neighborhood. She also enjoyed her bridge group, bird watching, Learning in Retirement classes and Reading Club.

    Kim was a talented artist. She hooked rugs which are stunning in their beauty and craftsmanship. She also enjoyed other crafts such as knitting and cross stitch. She played the piano beautifully.

    Date of Death: Mon, 02/12/2024 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
    Portrait of Kim Sanford McGrew
  • Louis F. Morris

    Louis F. Morris, 97, of New Matamoras passed away at 8:30pm, Thursday, February 8, 2024 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born July 17, 1926, in East Liverpool, OH a son of Floyd and Ada Sine Morris.

    Louis was a carpenter and farmer and loved tinkering in his woodshop and mowing the yards. He was veteran of the U. S. Army, WWII 1945-1946, Sergeant of Military Police, Buck Sergeant, Sergeant of Arms, Marksman Shooter, Honor Flight Columbus Mission #114, 5-12-2022, and Washington County Veteran’s Hall of Fame November 1, 2022.


    Date of Death: Thu, 02/08/2024 Services: Mon, 02/12/2024 11:00 am Read More
    Portrait of Louis F. Morris
  • Wrenley Ray Anne Carpenter

    Wrenley Ray Anne Carpenter, passed away February 8, 2024.  She was born February 8, 2024 to Jakob and Madison (Ware) Carpenter.

    In addition to her parents Wrenley is survived by her brother Barhett Carpenter, 6 grandparents, 10 great grandparents and 1 great great grandparent.  Also surviving are 3 uncles, 3 aunts and a cousin.

    Date of Death: Thu, 02/08/2024 Services: Sun, 02/18/2024 02:00 pmVisitation Date: Sun, 02/18/2024Visitation Details: 1 hour prior to the service Read More
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