Who we are
We are a local family-owned funeral home that has served the communities of Ohio and West Virginia for over 125 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, or just a simple cremation we try to meet all the needs of the individuals and families we serve.
Elsie Elizabeth Handschumaker
Elsie Elizabeth Handschumaker, 95, of Marietta went to be with the Lord at 1:50 pm, Monday, August 15, 2022, at her home surrounded by family. She was born June 19, 1927, in Newport Township to the late Benjamin and Luella Shook Carver.
Elsie was a homemaker and loved to cook, quilt, bake and read. She was known for her homemade noodles and caramel pie. She loved southern gospel music and attending gospel concerts. She was retired from Washington County Library after 20 years of service.
Thomas DeWayne Wriston
Thomas DeWayne Wriston, 74, of Marietta passed away at 10:00 pm, Saturday, August 13, 2022.
He was born February 2, 1948, in Beckley, WV, to Luther and Edith Seevers Wriston. He worked in construction.
Tom married Mary Reynolds who preceded him in death. He is survived by children: Allan Townsend of Marietta, Mark Townsend of Reno, Lelia Weyant of Broadway, NC, Joetta Wriston of Beckley, WV, Melanie Wriston of Beckley, Deidra Wriston of Marietta and Travis Wriston of Marietta; sister Linda Nibert of Robinson, WV; grandchildren: Hannah, Mackayla, Nathaniel, Dylan, Shyana, Adabelle, Hope, Rebekah and Elijah.Date of Death: Sat, 08/13/2022 Services: Thu, 08/18/2022 11:00 amVisitation Date: Thu, 08/18/2022Visitation Details: 9 am - until 11am Read More
Norman Rush Wilkinson
NORMAN RUSH WILKINSON, 84, of Marietta, Ohio, went home to glory on August 12, 2022, in the company of his wife and daughter, at the Central Ohio Hospice Center in the Ohio State University Hospital, after a long and extensive illness. NORMAN was born on March 1, 1938, in Whipple, Ohio, to William Warden Wilkinson and Helen Irene (Warren) Wilkinson Sipe. He was the grandson of William and Anna (Gutheil) Warren and Harry and Della (Green) Wilkinson.Date of Death: Fri, 08/12/2022 Services: Wed, 08/17/2022 10:00 am Read More
NORMAN’s family lived in Stowe, Kent, and Akron before settling at the family farm between Whipple and Lower Salem. He attended Lower Salem High School where he enjoyed playing bass drum in the Lower Salem High School band and the All-County Band, played basketball, and participated in Rocket Club. He graduated in 1958.
Thomas J. Clark
Thomas J. Clark, 74, of Marietta passed away at 5:45 am, Thursday August 11, 2022 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born May 11, 1948 in Perry County, Ohio.
Tom had been employed by Noble County Correctional Center and was a master carpenter. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and was a member of Marietta Church of God.
Glen L. Daugherty
Glen L. Daugherty, 70, of Marietta passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2022. He was born January 5, 1952, in Marietta a son of Chet and Norma Neville Daugherty.
Glen was a member of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 53, Local 93. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Marines and served in Vietnam from 10/25/1971 to 1/6/1972 and was awarded the Vietnam Service Metal. He was a member of VFW 5108. He enjoyed bumper pool and was known for his competitive nature that he passed on to his children and grandchildren.
Dorothy Ruth Barnhart Pierpoint
Dorothy Ruth Barnhart Pierpoint went home to be with her Lord and Savior on August 10, 2022.
She was born in Warner, OH, on December 2, 1923 to Homer and Clara Lauer Barnhart.
Dorothy graduated from Salem Liberty and was the last surviving member of her class.
Frank Dettorre, 99, WWII Air Force veteran, of Marietta, Ohio, passed from this life peacefully after a brief illness on Monday, August 8, 2022.Date of Death: Tue, 08/09/2022 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
He was born August 20, 1922, in Steubenville, Ohio, a son of Patsy and Leona Paoloemelio Dettorre and was so looking forward to his 100th birthday. Frank was employed and retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. He was formerly a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Steubenville and First Baptist Church upon moving to Marietta.