Obituaries

Betty Delores (Bray) Plum

Betty Delores (Bray) Plum, age 81, formerly of the Grafton Manor, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the Taylor Health Care Center in Grafton.... more

Diane L. Dougherty

Diane L. Dougherty, 87, of Tiffin, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021 in Powell, Ohio.... more

Mary Ellen Jones

Mary Ellen Jones, age 84, formerly of Lancaster, passed away peacefully at Inniswood Village in Westerville on Tuesday January 19, 2021. ... more

Maynell Anne (Thayer) Rohrbacher,

Maynell Anne (Thayer) Rohrbacher, 85 of West Union, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.... more

Nina Ann Elder

Nina Ann Elder, 72, of Grafton, passed away on Wednesday January 20, 2021 at Grafton City Hospital, in Grafton.... more

Charles V. “Chuck” Jeffries

Charles V. “Chuck” Jeffries, 71, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Mon General Hospital, Morgantown.... more

Barbara Louise Linn

Barbara Louise Linn, 81, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021, in the Rosewood Nursing Facility. ... more

Jimmie Roger Riffle

Jimmie Roger Riffle, 89, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021, at the Ruby Memorial Hospital. ... more

Nancy Gail Parkhill Mason

Nancy Gail Parkhill Mason passed away on January 17, 2021 with her family by her side.... more

Jimmie Roger Riffle

Jimmie Roger Riffle, 89, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021, at the Ruby Memorial Hospital. ... more

Donald Dewayne Bowman

Donald Dewayne Bowman, 54 of Moatsville, WV passed on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at his residence with family by his side.... more

Dustin Lynn Queen

Dustin Lynn Queen, 32, of Grafton, passed away on January 12, 2021, at the Grafton City Hospital in Grafton. ... more

Linda Lee Shaw

Linda Lee Shaw, 70, of Grafton, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at the Grafton City Hospital. ... more

Richard William Shields

Richard William Shields, 53, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021. ... more

Jeffery Carl Swisher

Jeffery Carl Swisher, age 61 of Peadittle Road, Thornton, WV passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at the Lee Memorial Hospital in Ft. Myers, FL.... more

Mary Louise Wagner

Mary Louise Wagner, age 92 of North Pike Street, Grafton, WV passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Grafton City Hospital.... more

Richard (Dick) Lee Hyson

Richard (Dick) Lee Hyson, son of Charles Henry Hyson and Katherine Winifred Mayo Hyson, died Sunday, December 27, 2020, in Winchester VA. ... more

Betty Jean Swiger

Betty Jean Swiger, 88, of Grafton, passed away on January 4, 2021, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. ... more

Frederick Lee Isner

Frederick Lee Isner, 75, of Clarksburg, passed away on January 7, 2021, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.... more

Andy L. “Lindy” Devart

Andy L. “Lindy” Devart, 93, of Rosemont, WV, passed away on Friday, January 1, 2020 at home with his family by his side. ... more

Brian Douglas Powell

Brian Douglas Powell, 59, of Fairmont, passed away December 31, 2020.... more

Mary Elizabeth “Tippy” Fitzwater McProuty

Mary Elizabeth “Tippy” Fitzwater Knotts McProuty, 87, of Grafton passed away on December 29, 2020 at her home with her family at her side.... more

Jody Jerome Newlon

Jody Jerome Newlon, 50, of Pittsburgh, PA, formerly of Grafton, WV, passed away peacefully at his home on December 28, 2020. ... more

Jacqueline Marie Phillips

Jacqueline Marie Phillips, age 94, of Grafton, went to be with the Lord on December 28, 2020 at the Taylor Health Care Center.... more

Kenneth Roy Willis

Kenneth Roy Willis, 79, of Nutter Fort, passed away Sunday December 27, 2020 at United Hospital Center.... more

Carole Lee (Bolyard) Squires

Carole Lee (Bolyard) Squires, 78, of York’s Run Rd, Newburg, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. ... more

Franklin Richard “Frank” Mayle

Franklin Richard “Frank” Mayle, age 75, of Beaumont Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at his residence with his wife by his side.... more

Freda J. (Collins) Marquess

Freda J. (Collins) Marquess, age 89, of Wilson Ridge Road, Thornton, passed away December 25, 2020 at her residence with her family by her side.... more

Inez F. (Matthews) Sapp

Inez F. (Matthews) Sapp, age 90, of West Hill Rd., formerly of 584 Victory Ave. Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at the home of Lonnie and Donna Mayle.... more

Kimberly Sue Rollins

Kimberly Sue Rollins, 63, of Stonewood, died of complications from multiple sclerosis (MS) at home on Friday, December 18, 2020. ... more

Connie Sue Weaver

Connie Sue Weaver, 70, of Knottsville, passed away on Monday, December21, 2020, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.... more

Bryan Alan Francis

Bryan Alan Francis, 33, of Fairmont, departed his Earthly life unexpectedly on Monday, December 14, 2020 in Shelby, NC.... more

Margaret Lorrene (Martin) Burgreen

Margaret Lorrene (Martin) Burgreen, age 89, of Martin Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2020, at the Elizabeth Care Center in Elizabeth, WV.... more

Sharon “Kay” McKinney

Sharon “Kay” McKinney, age 72, of George Washington Highway, Grafton, WV, passed away Friday, December 18, 2020, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV, with her husband and four children by her side.... more

Zerrick Russell Taylor

Zerrick Russell Taylor, 51, of Canton, formerly of Webster, passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020. ... more

Allen Eugene Smith

Allen Eugene Smith, 40, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Grafton City Hospital. ... more

Mary Jane Newbrough Pierson Korth

Mary Jane Newbrough Pierson Korth, 96, of Grafton, passed away on Thursday December 17, 2020, at Grafton City Hospital, with her loving grandson by her side. ... more

Betty Mae Kincaid Boyles Boylen

Betty Mae Kincaid Boyles Boylen, 93, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2020.... more

Charles F. Gelhausen

Charles F. Gelhausen, age 79, peacefully passed away on December 13, 2020 in Willowick.... more

Robert Paul Boliner, Jr.

Robert Paul Boliner, Jr., 57, of Philippi, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2020.... more

Anna Bell Loar

Anna Bell Loar, 92, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020, at Taylor Health Care Center, Grafton.... more

Billy Gene Lyons

Billy Gene Lyons, 69, of Grafton passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020, at his residence with his loving family by his side.... more

Donna Sue (Boice) Jamison

Donna Sue (Boice) Jamison, 62, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020 at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.... more

Hazel “Suzie” Lee Cool

Hazel “Suzie” Lee Cool, 76, of Shadyside, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Forrest Hill Continuing Care.... more

Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Gump

Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Gump, 79, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.... more

Kenneth H. Richardson

Kenneth H. Richardson, age 79, of Country Club Road, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020, at his residence.... more

Paul Donald Poling, Sr.

Paul Donald Poling, Sr., 92, of Newburg, WV, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at his residence.... more

Priscilla Jane Fiscus

Priscilla Jane Fiscus, 81, of Hemet, CA, went home to be with her Lord Jesus on November 22, 2020. ... more

Theodore Rolland “Ted” Clelland

Theodore Rolland “Ted” Clelland, age 83, of Grafton, WV, formerly of Lakeland, FL, passed away Monday, December 7, 2020 at the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg, WV.... more

Charles “Chuck” Lewis McCrobie

Charles “Chuck” Lewis McCrobie, 51, of Thornton, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at United Hospital Center. ... more

Dallion James Klema

Dallion James Klema, infant son of Daniel Lee and Amber Nicole Ward Klema of Clarksburg passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.... more

Harold Edward Wilson

Harold Edward Wilson, 64, of Knottsville, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at Grafton City Hospital.... more

Michael “Mike” Lowell Gibson

Michael “Mike” Lowell Gibson, 66, of Bridgeport, passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at United Hospital Center.... more

Virginia Mae Mildred (Kovacich) Wisniewski

Virginia Mae Mildred (Kovacich) Wisniewski, loving wife and mother age 87 of Victory Ave., Grafton, WV passed away at her home on Wednesday, December 2, 2020.... more

James Eugene Williams

James Eugene Williams, age 75 of Webster Pike, Grafton, WV died Wednesday, November 24, 2020 at the Grafton City Hospital.... more

Ann Charlotte Carder

Ann Charlotte Carder, born on October 22, 1934 in Flemington, West Virginia, passed away after a brief illness on November 28, 2020.... more

Emily Albertine (Kunz) Withers

Emily Albertine (Kunz) Withers, age 98, of Grafton, WV, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV.... more

Keith Harrison Collier

Keith Harrison Collier passed away on November 16, 2020 in Altoona, PA. ... more

Ian Keith Satterfield

Ian Keith Satterfield, 29, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday November 16, 2020.... more

Kirk S. Sparks

Kirk S. Sparks, 59, of Fairview Heights, IL, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020, at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO. ... more

Charlie David Digman

Charlie David Digman, age 84, of Grand River, passed away on November 16th, surrounded by his family. ... more

Robert “Bob” Lee Marks, Sr.

Robert “Bob” Lee Marks, Sr., 94 of Bridgeport, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at his residence with his family by his side.... more

Norma Lee Wyckoff

Norma Lee Wyckoff, 90, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020, at Rosewood Nursing Home. ... more

Ian Keith Satterfield

Ian Keith Satterfield, 29, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday November 16, 2020.... more

Beverly Ann Wolfe

Beverly Ann Wolfe, 82 of the Evansville Community, passed away on Sunday November 15, 2020 at her residence with her family by her side.... more

Geraldine “Gerry” M. (Wright) Veltri

Geraldine “Gerry” M. (Wright) Veltri, 81, of Grafton passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family, after a two-year courageous battle with ovarian cancer.... more

Howard Merle Wilson, Jr.

Howard Merle Wilson, Jr. went to be with his Heavenly Father on November 7, 2020, after his battle with cancer. He passed peacefully, in his home, surrounded by his family.... more

Geraldine Mae Veltri

Geraldine Mae Veltri, 81, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020.... more

Lesa Mae Henderson

Lesa Mae Henderson, 58 of Knottsville passed away, Wednesday, November 11, 2020.... more

Martha Lee Murphy

Martha Lee Murphy, 81, of Grafton passed away, Thursday, November 12, 2020, at her home with her loving family by her side. ... more

Rosemary Joyce McDonald

Rosemary Joyce McDonald, 71, of Grafton, passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020, at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC.... more

Willa Humphreys Freisheim

Willa Humphreys Freisheim, 79, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Rosewood Nursing Home, with her family by her side.... more

Rosemary J. McDonald

Rosemary J. McDonald, 71 of Grafton passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020, at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC.... more

Carolyn Joann (Rogers) Austin

Carolyn Joann (Rogers) Austin, 81, of Creston, Ohio, went to be with her heavenly Savior, on Saturday, October 31, 2020. She died peacefully at home.... more

Charles Roy Riffle

Charles Roy Riffle, age 45 of Wilford Street, Grafton, WV passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at the Grafton City Hospital.... more

Jerry Wayne Newlon

Jerry Wayne Newlon, 67, of Moatsville, originally from Grafton, WV, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2020, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.... more

Mary “Aldene” (Gump) Davidson

Mary “Aldene” (Gump) Davidson, age 84, of Benny Bryan Blvd., Grafton, WV passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020 at the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.... more

Nancy Alice Williams Murphy

Nancy Alice Williams Murphy, 99, passed away peacefully October 26, 2020, just one month and sixteen days short of 100 years. She was at home with her son Jonathan and Spouse Debi in Gilbert, AZ.... more

R. Jeannine Miller Mankins

R. Jeannine Miller Mankins, 78, of Martinsburg passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at the Hospice Inpatient Facility. ... more

Harold Lawrence Austin

Harold Lawrence Austin, 80, of Grafton, passed away Friday, October 30, 2020, with his family by his side.... more

James William Hott

James William Hott, 58, of Grafton, passed away at his residence with his family by his side.... more

Sandra Kay Cheshire

Sandra Kay Cheshire, 74, of Grafton, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020, at home with her family by her side.... more

Andrew Leroy Mitter, Sr.

Andrew Leroy Mitter, Sr., 81, of Grafton, passed away on October 24, 2020, at his daughter’s home in West Union, surrounded by family.... more

Thomas M. Cuppett

Thomas M. Cuppett, 81, of Chillicothe, Ohio, died Wednesday October 21, 2020 in Westmoreland Place, surrounded by his family. ... more

Shelly Renee Newbraugh Maphis

Shelly Renee Newbraugh Maphis, 34, of Grafton, passed away, Monday, October 19, 2020 at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. ... more

Charlene Rae “Char” (Haller) Boylen

Charlene Rae “Char” (Haller) Boylen, age 65 of Etters, PA, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday, October 15, 2020, after her strong will to live and her everlasting faith in God while dealing with her health and breathing condition throughout the past 16 years. ... more

Forrest Ray Bowman

Forrest Ray Bowman,94, of Grafton passed away, Monday, October 19, 2020, at Mon General Hospital.... more

Harry Staley White, Jr.

Harry Staley White, Jr., age 86, of Moritz Avenue, Grafton, WV, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, at the Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown.... more

Marjorie Ruth Mayle

Marjorie Ruth Mayle, 92, of Marengo, OH, passed away at Mount Carmel/St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville, OH on Sunday, October 18, 2020.... more

Marjorie Ruth Mayle

Marjorie Ruth Mayle, 92, of Marengo, OH, passed away at Mount Carmel/St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville, OH on Sunday, October 18, 2020.... more

Michael Anthony Newbraugh

Michael Anthony Newbraugh, 57, of Morgantown, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, at Heritage Valley in Beavers Falls, PA. ... more

Opal June (Morgan-Butcher) Borchart

Opal June (Morgan-Butcher) Borchart of Pitman and Glassboro, NJ, passed away peacefully on October 16, at the age of 92. ... more

Richard Lawrence Austin, Jr.

Richard Lawrence Austin, Jr., 85, of Grafton formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away Sunday October 18, 2020, at Grafton City Hospital, with his loving family by his side.... more

Robert Allen Rosier

Robert Allen Rosier, 87, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 at his home in Knottsville, after a brief battle with cancer.... more

Beverly Ann Shaver Henderson

Beverly Ann Shaver Henderson, 79, of the Glady Creek Community, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at her residence. ... more

Ernest F. Boyer

Ernest F. Boyer passed October 3, 2020, to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at home, with loving arms of family at his bedside.... more

James Ralph Reed, Jr.

James Ralph Reed, Jr., 72 of Charleston, WV, formerly of Grafton, passed away in the early morning of October 11, 2020 at UPMC Mercy hospital in Pittsburgh, PA surrounded by his loving family. ... more

Julia Ann Knight Foley

Julia Ann Knight Foley, 54, of Bridgeport, WV, passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at her residence following an extended illness.... more

Rita Lou Phillips Haessly

Rita Lou Phillips Haessly, 85, of Oberlin, Ohio, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020 at Kendal Retirement Village in Oberlin.... more

Ruth B. McDaniel

Ruth B. McDaniel, age 90, moved to her heavenly home on September 24,2020.... more

Sandra Hartmann Currey

Sandra Hartmann Currey, 79, of Pruntytown, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020 at her residence with her loving family by her side.... more

Walter “Lee” Herndon

Walter “Lee” Herndon, a handsome 90 years young of Dogwood Lane, Grafton, WV, passed peacefully with his loyal and loving wife, Glenna Mae (Nicholson) Herndon by his side on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the Taylor County Care Center in Grafton. ... more

Eleanor Ruth Burton

Eleanor Ruth Burton, 97, of Flemington passed away Wednesday September 30, 2020, at the Taylor County Health Care Center.... more

Nora Jean Robinson

Nora Jean Robinson, 55, of Grafton passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at the United Hospital, Bridgeport.... more

Paul Robert “Peck” Davis,

Paul Robert “Peck” Davis, age 86, of Slab Camp Rd, Independence, WV 26374, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, in Morgantown, WV. ... more

Leatha Luetta Bolner

Leatha Luetta Bolner, 61 of Grafton passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.... more

Doris Arlene Carpenter

Doris Arlene Carpenter, 95, of Fairmont, passed away at her home on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.... more

Eleanor Ruth Burton

Eleanor Ruth Burton, 97, of Flemington passed away Wednesday September 30, 2020, at the Taylor County Health Care Center.... more

Fredrick Franklin Martin

Fredrick Franklin Martin, 89, of Fairmont, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at his residence with family by his side.... more

Lewis A. "Butch" Nuzum

Lewis A. "Butch" Nuzum, 74, of Terra Alta and formerly of Grafton went home with the Lord on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at home surrounded by family.... more

Tommy Lee McWilliams

Tommy Lee McWilliams, 61, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020, UPMC Shade Side, Pittsburgh, PA.... more

Betty Lee Sevier

Betty Lee Sevier, 93 of Grafton passed on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Taylor Health Care Center.... more

Charles William “Mac” McDonald,

Charles William “Mac” McDonald, Jr., age 74 of Bridgeport, WV, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 on the McDonald Farm. ... more

Rev. Billy D. Crane

Rev. Billy D. Crane, 87, was born on January 1, 1933, in Little Rock, Arkansas. He stepped into heavenly glory on September 17, 2020 from Birchwood Care Center, Hamilton, Ohio.... more

Ruth Carroll

On September 17, 2020, Ruth Carroll passed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, joining her loving husband, Everett Carroll, in their eternal home in Heaven.... more

Marvin Augustus Rogers

Marvin Augustus Rogers, age 89, of West Washington Street, Grafton, WV, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at his home. ... more

Mary Jo Patton Jones

Mary Jo Patton Jones, 92 of Parkersburg, passed away September 5, 2020 at the Worthington Manor Care Facility.... more

Betty Joann Carrico

Betty Joann Carrico, 83, of Rowlesburg, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.... more

Ira E. (Dick) Frame

Ira E. (Dick) Frame, age 81, of Thornton, WV, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020, at the Fairmont Health and Rehab Center in Fairmont, WV.... more

Ralph “Waldo” Thomas Watkins

Ralph “Waldo” Thomas Watkins, 80, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday September 1, 2020, at his residence with his loving family by his side.... more

Stephen Lynn “Zeke” Baughman

Stephen Lynn “Zeke” Baughman, 68, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at his residence. ... more

Brenda Denise (Utt) Franc

Brenda Denise (Utt) Franc, age 49 of Maple Avenue, Grafton, WV passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at her home. She was born August 13,1970 in Morgantown, WV, a daughter of the late Richard Keith Utt and Barbara Rose (Moran) Utt.... more

Lawrence Lee “Larry” Boyce, Jr.

Lawrence Lee “Larry” Boyce, Jr., 82, of Thornton, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020, with his family by his side. ... more

Dolores Ann Reed

Dolores Ann Reed, 88, of Grafton, passed away at Taylor Health Care Center, Saturday, July 18, 2020, with her loving family by her side.... more

Gertrude Goldie “Tudie” McKinney Shaffer

Gertrude Goldie “Tudie” McKinney Shaffer, 99, of School Street in Grafton, lately of the Bridgeport Health Care Center, died Friday, June 19, 2020 of natural causes.... more

Dorsey Ray Williams

Dorsey Ray Williams, 80, of Grafton, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 29, 2020, at his residence with his loving family by his side.... more

Ronald D. “Ronnie” Vincent

Ronald D. “Ronnie” Vincent, 83, of Flemington, WV, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. ... more

R.M. “Mickey” Swick

R.M. “Mickey” Swick, 77, of Grafton, passed away on February 28.... more

James Jacob May

James Jacob May, 71, of Grafton, formerly of Thornton, passed away at Grafton City Hospital on Saturday, February 29, 2020.... more

Donnard Rex Weaver

Donnard Rex Weaver, 73, of Grafton, passed away at home, with his loving family by his side on Friday, February, 28, 2020. ... more