Obituaries

Lonnie Richard Lough

Lonnie Richard Lough, 74, of Grafton, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, with his wife by his side. He was born in Fairmont, July 29, 1944, a son of the late Waitman Edward and Ida Ethel Vincent Lough. Lonnie is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Kay Stevens Lough, of fifty five years, whom he married April 25, 1964.,... more

John “Jack” W. Oswald

John “Jack” W. Oswald, Jr., age 67, of Andrews Street, Grafton, WV, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019, at his residence with his wife and family by his side. He was born October 13, 1951 in Tarentum, PA the son of the late John W. Oswald, Sr., and Ethel A. (Stepp) Oswald.... more

Stephen Blake Deakins

Stephen Blake Deakins, age 70, of Victor Street, Grafton, WV, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness, with his wife and daughter by his side on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg. He was born December 27, 1948, in Philippi, WV, the son of the late Norman Blake and Mary Alice (Burnside) Deakins.... more

Hannah Jo “Jay” Thorp

Hannah Jo “Jay” Thorp, a current resident of Rosewood Nursing Home, in Grafton, passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Hannah was the daughter of the late Leondius Nathaniel (Deboy) and Emalyne Mae Spence Thorp.... more

Lillian Mae Swiger

Lillian Mae Swiger, 76, born of Philippi, WV on August 26, 1942 passed away on May 18, 2019. She is survived by her husband OF 60 years, Kenneth Eugene Swiger. She is also survived by her siblings Shirley (Lee) Swiger, Bertha Lake, RobertTalkington, Roger Talkington and Jimmy (Cheryl) Talkington. She is survived by her children, Ricky and Wanda Swiger, Richie and Sandy Swiger, Danny Swiger, and Lisa Swiger. Lillian is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. ... more

Carmelia “Ernie” Saxon

Carmelia “Ernie” Saxon, 94, of Parkersburg, died May 19, 2019 at the Willows Center in Parkersburg. She was born in Bald Knob, AK a daughter of the late Jacob Dilworth and Annabelle Haggard Murphy.... more

Robert Lee (Bob) Hunt

Robert Lee (Bob) Hunt, age 66, of Grafton, passed away peacefully Wednesday May 15, 2019, at Mon Health Medical Center, formerly Mon General Hospital in Morgantown, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 11, 1952 in Grafton.... more

Hoy O’Dell Currey

Hoy O’Dell Currey, age 79, of Currey Road, McGee Community, passed away at his residence with his family by his side. Hoy was born June 16, 1939, the son of late Truman Dennis Currey and Grace Dexter (Withers) Currey. ... more

Pamela Sue Davidson

Pamela Sue Davidson, age 53, of Benny Bryan Blvd., Grafton, WV passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at her residence. She was born August 31, 1965 in Waynesburg, PA the daughter of Mary “Aldene” (Gump) Davidson and the late Rev. Sherman G. Davidson. She is survived by two cousins, Shaundra Bissett and husband Richard, of Morgantown, WV and Thomas Davidson, Jr. and wife Rose, of Jefferson, PA. ... more

Michael Dewayne Ross

Michael Dewayne Ross, 62, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Clarksburg Nursing Home, He was born May 17, 1956 in Bethesda, MD., son of the late Ronald E. Ross, Sr. and Jacqueline L. Gray Ross. He is survived by his wife, Lois Ross, Grafton. He was in the US Army National Guard for six years, was a lumber inspector and grader, love being outdoors, hunting, fishing, boating, working on cars, and most of all being with his family.... more

Shirley Ann Ashby

Shirley Ann Ashby, 80, of Grafton, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at her residence. She was born October 7, 1938 in Taylor County, daughter of the late Mike and Lola C. Totten Mikulik. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Ashby. Shirley enjoyed being outdoors, and talking with her many friends. Shirley was a dietary aide in Geneva, OH.... more