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  • Janet L. Coutermarsh

    Janet Coutermarsh, 73, of Marietta passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, at the Arbors of Marietta.  She was born on September 16, 1949 in Wheeling, West Virginia to Stanley and Marie (Ritchie) Bennet, Sr.  She was a homemaker who loved to play Bingo and work puzzle books.
    Visitation will be held on Monday (Dec. 26) from 2 until 4 at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home followed by cremation.

    Date of Death: Mon, 12/12/2022 Services: Mon, 12/26/2022 02:00 pm Read More
  • Betty Jean Born

    Betty Jean Born, 88, of Marietta went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, December 11, 2022, at her home.
    She was born on January 3, 1934 in Stanleyville to Gilbert Otto and Edna Caroline Grosklos Born. She graduated from Marietta High School with the Class of 1951 and attended Southland Bible Institute at Pikeville, Kentucky. She was an active member of Twin Rivers Baptist Church where she was a bus Captain and teacher of Cubbies and she enjoyed taking children to Awanas.
     

    Date of Death: Sun, 12/11/2022 Services: Fri, 12/16/2022 01:30 pm Read More
    Portrait of Betty Jean Born
  • Robert Russell Becker

    Robert Russell Becker, 57, of Marietta passed away suddenly on December 8, 2022. He was born in Marietta to Robert Larry and Kay (Dotson) Becker on October 15, 1965.
    Bobby was a 1984 graduate of Marietta High School where he excelled in football, baseball and most importantly a friend to all. After high school he attended Ohio University and majored in business and had too many crazy stories to mention.
    Following college, Bobby went to work at Marietta Industrial Enterprises where he worked for 5 years before taking a position with Globe Metallurgical in Beverly in 1993.   He worked his way to the position of Head of Purchasing for all of North American Ferro Globe facilities.
    Bobby was an avid bourbon collector and enjoyed telling everyone about the rare bottles he managed to procure. He once won a chance to purchase a very rare and sought after bottle of 23 year old Pappy Van Winkle. The catch was that he had to fly to Boise, ID to get it. He was so excited to have this chance and made it happen.
    Bobby was a huge sports fan as well. He enjoyed watching football and baseball anytime he could catch a game in person or on TV. He was a loyal OSU fan …. “Go Bucks!” and loved the New York Yankees. His greatest love of all though, was his family.

    Date of Death: Thu, 12/08/2022 Services: Wed, 12/14/2022 11:00 am Read More
    Portrait of Robert Russell Becker
  • Kristine Elizabeth Green

    Kristine Elizabeth Green, 75 of Marietta passed away at 6:51 pm, Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark, OH.
    She was born on November 25, 1947, in Bradford, PA and attended Marietta College, later working for Ohio Bell Telephone Company as a long distance operator.
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    Date of Death: Wed, 12/07/2022 Services: Mon, 12/12/2022 11:00 am Read More
  • Rick Lewis

    Ricky Lewis, 67, of Belpre passed away at 8:20 pm, Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born August 8, 1955, in Chesapeake, OH a son of John and Sally Scaggs Lewis. Ricky was a painter.
     
     

    Date of Death: Tue, 12/06/2022 Services: Sat, 12/10/2022 11:00 am Read More
  • Joyce A. Scott

    Joyce A. Scott, 74 of Marietta passed away on December 02, 2022 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born on September 22, 1948 to the late Raymond and Peggy(Webb) Salster. She had been at the Arbors at Marietta for the past few years.

    Date of Death: Fri, 12/02/2022 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
    Portrait of Joyce A. Scott
  • Evelyn E. Parks

    Evelyn E. Parks, 76, of Marietta passed away at 11:00 pm, Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at her home.
    She was born December 19, 1945, at Wingett Run a daughter of Harry and Inez Prine Marshall. Evelyn retired from Marietta City Schools and was a member of Harmar Hill Church of Christ.
     

    Date of Death: Wed, 11/30/2022 Services: Mon, 12/05/2022 11:00 am Read More
    Portrait of Evelyn E. Parks