Virginia S. Harl
Virginia Sue Coleman Harl, passed from this life on March 4, 2005, in Tulsa, Okla.
Graveside services will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Heiney Cemetery in Reedsville, Ohio. There will be no visitation.
Ernest D. Long
Ernest "Wayne" Duane Long, 41, of Mathoit Street, Parkersburg died March 6, 2005, at his home.
He was born Sept. 22, 1963, in Sistersville, the son of Robert D. and Nancy Light Long. He was a chemical operator at DuPont.
The Rev. Denzil E. Proudfoot, 91, of 23rd Street, Parkersburg died March 6, 2004, at Auguste's Cottage at Eagle Pointe Nursing Facility.
He was born Sept. 26, 1913, in Philippi, W.Va., a son of the late Charley O. and Dora A. Duckworth Proudfoot.
Haskel E. Pryor
Haskel E. Pryor, 85, of Vincent, Ohio, died March 7, 2005.
Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. today at Bartlett Cemetery, Bartlett, Ohio. Stone-Matheney Funeral Home of Chesterhill, Ohio, is handling the arrangements.
Edna M. Smith
Edna Maxine Smith, 83, of Parkersburg passed away March 7, 2005, at Harmer Place, Marietta.
Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.
Jeff M. Allen
Jeff M. Allen, 77, of Parkersburg died Sunday, March 6, 2005, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Roane County, a son of the late Darley Orris and Effie May Lucas Allen. He retired after 16 years from Hodell Industries as a welder.
Leona Barnes, 87, of Wooster Street, Marietta, died March 6, 2005, in Marietta.
Myrtle M. Barnett
Myrtle M. Barnett, 82, died March 5, 2005, at Eldercare of WV.
Ethel L. Cross
Ethel L. Cross, 86, formerly of New England, W.Va., died March 6, 2005, in Portsmouth, Ohio.
She was born Nov. 14, 1918, in Cherryville, Kan., a daughter of the late James Earl and Nellie Barnette Cross.
Bettie J. Dehm
Bettie June Dehm, 79, of Ravenswood died March 5, 2005, at her home with her loving husband by her side.
She was born March 18, 1925, in Ravenswood, a daughter of the late Harry C. and Iola J. Knapp. She was a member of the North United Methodist Church, Ravenswood, and loved to listen to gospel music. Bettie was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and friend.
Juanita L. Dulin
Juanita L. Yeager Dulin, 83, formally of Elizabeth and currently of the West Virginia Masonic Home, passed away March 5, 2005, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 6, 1921, in Grafton, W.Va., a daughter of the late Herbert and Leona Ware Morgan. Juanita was a Eastern Star member, had worked as an administrative assistant at Ravens Metals, was a Protestant by faith and was a devoted mother and homemaker.
George Flowers, 78, of Marietta died Saturday, March 5, 2005, in the Marietta Rehab and Convalescent Center.
He was a son of Harry "Skeeter" Flowers and Letha Striblin Flowers. He was well-known for his musical talent and was pianist for the Flowers Brothers Quartet who sang in many churches in Washington County and the surrounding area.
James E. Gandee
James Eugene Gandee, 42, of Ripley died March 6, 2005, at his home after an extended illness.
Lucille A. Marquis
Lucille A. Marquis, 90, of Washington, W.Va., passed away March 5, 2005, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
She was born Sept. 18, 1914, in Pleasants County, a daughter of the late William L. Janes and Grace E. Kerns. She was a machine operator for American Viscose for 33 years. She also worked at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital and numerous homes as a caregiver. She was a member of the Beechwood Heights Church of Christ and the Senior Citizens Group.
Denzil Roberts, 82, of West Union died March 6, 2005.
Loretta M. Southall
Loretta M. (Hutton) Southall, 69, of Ripley passed away Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Jackson General Hospital following a long illness.
Evelyn M. Starcher
Evelyn M. Starcher, 80, of Vienna passed away March 5, 2005, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Rocky Knob, W.Va., a daughter of the late Ezra and Velma Morris Randolph. Evelyn was a graduate of Ripley High School and attended Morris Harvey College and Mountain State Business College. She had been a Girl Scout leader, was retired from Keene Metal Corporation and Demuth Glass as credit union office manager, was a member of the Wayside United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.
Stephen L. Talkington, 54, of St. Marys, died March 5, 2005, at his residence.
Ella M. Wakefield
Ella M. Wakefield, 89, of Williamstown died March 5, 2005, at Harmar Place following an extended illness.
Martin E. Williams
On March 6, 2005, Martin E. Williams, 65, of Lubeck passed away at his home after suffering from congestive heart failure for 10 months.
Marty was born on Dec. 25, 1939. He was a 1957 graduate of Parkersburg High School and retired from DuPont after 39 years of service as a maintenance mechanic. Marty was a dynamic man who loved the outdoors. He kept busy by farming, raising registered black angus cattle and enjoying his other hobbies with family and friends. His hobbies included snow skiing, bicycling, hunting, fishing and traveling. As a young man, Marty spent many years coaching baseball and basketball for his three sons and other local youths that participated in Tri-C and Wood County Recreation sports. He also dedicated many hours toward the construction of the Erickson All-Sports Facility.