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Donald A. Edgar

Born: June 11, 1954, Marietta, Ohio

Passed Away: July 2, 2005, St. George Florida

Funeral services will be held at Newport Methodist Church, Saturday, July 9, 2005 at 2:00 p.m.

Officiating: Rev. David Martin

Interment: Newport Cemetery, Newport, Ohio

Arrangements: McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Effie Edgar

Marietta Times, June21, 1987

NEWPORT — Effie J. Edgar, 92, of Greene Street, Newport, died at 6 p.m. Friday, June 19, in Fairview Manor Nursing Home of Beverly.

She was born June 5, 1895, at Fay, Ohio, to Harvey and Margaret Davis Thomas. She spent most of her life in Newport Township. She was a graduate of Marietta High School and attended Ohio University. She had been a teacher at Eight Mile School. She was a member of Newport United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and Amici Class. She was a 60-year member of Marietta Chapter No. 59, Order of Eastern Star.

On June 14, 1916, she married Frank Edgar, who preceded her in death on Nov. 21, 1971.

She is survived by four sons, Randall T. of Milton, Fla., and David F., Arthur H. and Howard J., all of Newport; two daughters, Mildred Zielke of Norwood, Pa., and Mary E. Hall of Marietta; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, John Thomas of Reno Star Route and Edwin Thomas of Reno.

She was preceded in death by one grandchild and two sisters, Dorothy L. Warren and Carrie Thomas.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Newport United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kurt Landerholm officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home in Marietta Saturday night and until noon Monday and at the church for an hour before the service.

George W. Edgar

1987

NEWPORT — George W. Edgar, 71, of Newport died at 4:40 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in Cleveland Clinic.

He was born Nov. 29, 1915, in Washington County to Moses and Hazel Hopple Edgar. He was a member of Newport United Methodist Church; Matamoras Lodge 374, F&AM; and the Scottish Rite Society, Valley of Cambridge. He had been employed at Remington Rand for 37 years and he was a veteran of World War II. He was married to Marie Poole, who died March 26, 1985.

He is survived by two sons, Elwood of Marietta Rt. 1 and Gary of Newport Rt. 1; five grandsons; one granddaughter; and one sister, Marie Riggs of Newport.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Edwin and John.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Kurt Landerholm officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Masonic services will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may call at the funeral home.

George Edgar

George Edgar of Dana’s Run, aged 80 years, died August 4, 1933. He was the eldest son of John and Anna Neiswanger Edgar. He was born in Monroe County july31, 1853 and came to Washingon County with his parents in childhood.

Mr. Edgar was a blacksmith by trade and a farmer. He married Mary Gray of Newport on Aug. 26, 1886.

He is survived by /two sons and three daughters; Frank and Moses Edgar, Mrs. Ernest Uppole, Mrs. Hester B. Weaver, Mrs. Charles Bowers; three brothers, John, Homer, and Charles.

Burial was in Newport Cemetery.

Lucille Baker Edgar

Marietta Times

NEWPORT — Lucille Baker Edgar, 80, of Newport died Wednesday (Jan. 3, 2001) at her residence.

She was born June 16, 1920, in Newport to Frank and Althea Berga Baker. She was a member of Newport United Methodist Church. She loved flowers and crafts.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, David Edgar; two daughters, Charlotte Hearn of Newport and Sharon Swingler of Grand Rapids, Mich.; two sons, David Edgar II and his wife, Rachel, and Bob Edgar and his wife, Susan, all of Newport; eight grandchildren, Kim Newhart of Alliance, Kristin Fouss of Whipple, Joe Hearn, Jason Edgar, Josh Edgar, Jarred Edgar, Jeremy Edgar and Ashley Brookover, all of Newport; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Martha Swingler and Mary Wynn, both of Mansfield; one brother, Frank Baker of Mansfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Randall and Charles Baker.

Services are at 3 p.m. Saturday at Newport United Methodist Church in Newport with the Rev. Steven M. Smith officiating. Burial is in Newport Cemetery in Newport. Friends may call from to 9 p.m. Friday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys, W.Va., and from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Newport United Methodist church, P.O. Box 357, Newport, Ohio 45768, or Home Nursing service and Hospice, 900 Third St., Marietta, Ohio 45750.

John M. Edgar

September 28, 1986

MATAMORAS—J. M. Edgar, 64, of Matamoras Rt.3, Archers Fork, died at 12:55 p.m. Sunday in Marietta Memorial Hospital

He was born, Dec 5. 1921, at Schley to Mose and Hazel Hopple Edgar. He had lived in the Archers Fork community for 30 years and had been a construction worker and farmer. He was a veteran of World War II and was a member of the Deucher Baptist Church where be had been an usher.

On Dec. 8, 1945, be married Dorothy Mendenhall, who survives with two daughters, Mrs. Tim (Ann) Carrothers of Newport and Mrs. Jim (Carolyn) Douglas of Dart; four grandchildren; a great a brother, George Edgar of Newport; and a sister, Marie Riggs of Newport.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Edwin Edgar.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Dye officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Marie Edgar

March 26, 1985

Marie Edgar, 87, of Newport died at 2:45 a.m. in Marietta Convalescent Center.

She was born Sept. 17, 1917, at Burgesstown, Pa., to Edward and Goldie Eckhart Poole. She was a member of New Matamoras Chapter of the Eastern Star and Newport United Methodist Church.

She was married to George Edgar, who survives with two sons, Elwood of Marietta Rt.1 and Gary of Newport Rt. 1; six grandchildren; and one sister, Jean Francis of Marietta Rt. 4.

She was preceded in death by one sister.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Kurt Landerholm officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may cal at the funeral home from Wednesday morning until the service.

Mrs. Moses Edgar

1977

Mrs. Hazel Edgar, 81, Newport Rt. 1, died at 6:30 p.m. yesterday in McMahan Nursing Home, 719 Third St.

She was born Nov. 14, 1895, at Archers Fork, a daughter of the late William and Hulda Tice Hopple. She was a member of Pine Ridge United Methodist Church.

On Nov. 6, 1911, she married Moses G. Edgar, who died Jan. 24, 1977.

Two sons and one daughter survive, George Edgar and Mrs. Marie Riggs, both of Newport and John Edgar, Matamoras Rt. 3. There are six grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren. One son Edwin, a brother and two sisters preceded her in death,

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home, with the Rev. Don Sillaman officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Moses G. Edgar

January 24, 1977

Moses G. Edgar, 86, Newport Rt. 1, died at 10:30 a.m. yesterday in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born May 31, 1890, at Dana’s Run, a son of the late George F. and Mary Gray Edgar.

On Nov. 6, 1911, he married Hazel Hopple who survives with two sons and one daughter, John Edgar, Matamoras Rt. 3, and George Edgar and Mrs. Marie Riggs, both of Newport. There are six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Two sisters survive, Mrs. Ruth Uppole, Marietta and Mrs. Bertha Bender, Akron. One son Edwin, one brother and one sister preceded him in death.

Mr. Edgar had spent most of his life in Newport Township and had been a farmer and oil field worker.

Services will be at 1 p.m. tomorrow at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Lew Swancott officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Deucher Baptist Church Building Fund in care of George Riggs, Matamoras Rt. 3. Friends may call at the funeral home.


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Fannie Marie Edgell

The Marietta Times, Thursday, December 4, 1980

Edgell services

Services for Fannie Marie Edgell; 66, of Gale Avenue, Newport, will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the McClure- Schafer Funeral Home with Charles Newll and Jess Nutter officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Mrs. Edgell died at her home Wednesday morning.

She was born at Newport on July 12, 1914, to Cyrus and Fannie McKitrick Bayless. She had spent most of her life in Newport Township and was a member of the Newport Church of Christ. She had been employed in the office of Dr. Larrey Gale and at the Pleasants County Bank at St. Marys, W.Va.

On Nov. 29, 1948, she married Elwood Edgell, who survives with a son, Gary Carl Thomas of Marietta; two brothers and two sisters, Clifford Bayless, Ethel Berga and Georgia Haught, all of Newport, and Otis Bayless of Marietta.

Five brothers and a sister are deceased.

Friends may call at the funeral home.

Homer Bliss Edgell

Pvt. Homer Bliss Edgell, son of Fairman and Egdell, born February 23, 1923. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Bliss of Wade. Pvt. Edgell graduated from Newport High School in 1942. He was inducted into the service on December 23, 1942. He received his training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He participated in the North Africa Campaign, in the invasion of Sicily, and in the invasion of Normandy. He was attached to the 41st Armored Division of the Third Army. He was killed in action on September 12, 1944 in Belgium. He was awarded the African Service Ribbon with battle star, the Good Conduct Medal, the Expert Infantryman's Medal, and the Purple Heart. He has one brother, Elwood Edgell.

Carrie Edwards

March 1979

Carrie Edwards 87, of 606 Sixth St., died at Saturday at the home of her daughter after a long illness. She was born Nov. 28, 1891 at Sheets Run, a daughter of James F. and Phoeba Ann Edwards Canary.

She was baptized in 1921 at New Matamoras and was a member of the Sixth and Washington streets Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles S. Edwards, whom she married on Sept. 24, 1913. Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Wilda) Piatt of 606 Sixth St.; three grandchildren, Donn Edwards and John Edwards of Marietta and Sharon McKennna of Whipple; eight two sisters, Valma McMahan of New Matamoras and Mrs. Mimmie Cady of Hemet, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by three children, Freda Edwards, Delbert and Byron; a grandchild; three sisters and a brother.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. e tomorrow at the Hadley Funeral Home with Charles Brown officiating. Burial will be in New Matamoras Cemetery. Friends may call anytime today and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow.

Carl E. Edwards

January 6, 1978

SHADYS IDE—Carl E. Edwards, 73, formerly of Newport and more recently of Shadyside, died at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Riverside Hospital in Columbus. He had been living in Columbus with a son since last October.

Born Feb. 10, 1904 in Newport, he was son of the late Michael and Ada Alexander Edwards. He was a railroad postal clerk in Shadyside until his retirement, and was a member of the Shadyside United Presbyterian Church.

On Dec. 31, 1926, he married Hilda VanWay. She died in 1976.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Edwards of Columbus, and Gale E. of Walnut Creek, Calif.; four grand children; two brothers and a sister, Ford W. Edwards of Baltimore, Md., Arthur of Marietta, and Mrs. Hope E. Bickel of Port Saint Lucie, Fla. He was preceded in death by an infant brother.

Services will be held at the Bauknecht Funeral Home here Monday. Graveside services will follow in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home tomorrow from 2 to 4 and from 7 to9 p.m.

Mrs. Everett Edwards

August 22, 1973

Mrs. Ida M. Edwards, 86, Deucher, Matamoras Rt. 3, died at 9:45 a.m. yesterday at her home.

She was born Dec. 30, 1886, at Newell’s, Washington County, a daughter of the late Samuel and Caroline Dye Wood. She was married Dec. 21, 1907, to Everett Edwards, who died April 20, 1962. One daughter survives, Mrs. Forrest (Laeta) Taylor of the home, with one granddaughter, Betty Taylor, also of the home.

Two sons, Bernard and Orland, one brother, Harry Wood, and two sisters, Mrs. Juna Brown and Mrs. May Noland, are deceased.

Mrs. Edwards was a member of Gold Star Mothers.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow n Doudna & McClure Funeral Home. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Hazel Graham Edwards

1990

Hazel Graham Edwards, 80, of Marietta Rt. 6 died at 3 p.m. Thurs day, Feb. 15, in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 8, 1909, at Bloomfield to J.F. “Eber” and Minnie Day Graham. She was a 1927 graduate of Bloomfield High School and attended business colleges at New Concord and Marietta. She had been a self-employed bookkeeper for the past 50 years. She was a member of Muskingum Valley Baptist Church; Matamoras Chapter 261, Order of Eastern Star; and White Shrine of Jerusalem, Marietta Chapter 12. She was an honorary member of the Women’s Missionary Society and was instrumental in the organization of Ludlow Community Club.

She married Earl C. Amos on June 10, 1931. He died in January 1963. One daughter survives this marriage, Mrs. Carl Wayne (Susan Kay) Rinard of Marietta, with four grandchildren.

She married Ben R. Edwards on June 26, 1950. He died Feb. 24, 1967. One brother, E.W. Graham, and one infant brother also are de ceased.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sun day in Muskingum Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Rex Borman and the Rev. Edwin McLeod officiating. Burial will be in Muskingum Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home from 7 tonight until Sunday morning and at the church for one hour prior to the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Reno Emergency Squad, Box 396, Reno, or to Muskingum Valley Baptist Church, do Birdie Kroll, Route 2, Rinard Mills.

Mary Irene Edwards

Marietta Times, January 20, 1997

Mary Irene Edwards, 81, formerly of New Matamoras, died at 5:05 am. Sunday (Jan. 19, 1997) at the Marietta Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born July 17, 1915, in Hohman to Charles and Matilda R. Schoen Sine. She was a member of St. John’s Bosco Catholic Church in Sardis. A housewife, she had lived on a Edwards farm most of her life. She enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking and baking. She also liked to sew and quilt.

She is survived by one sister. Cora Graham of Marietta: and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edwards; and one sister, Ada Morris.

Services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Bosco Catholic Church in Sardis with the Rev. Fred Kihm officiating. Burial is in Matamoras Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hadley Funeral Home in New Matamoras, where vigil services will be held at 7:30 tonight.

Memorial contributions may he made to St. John’s Bosco Catholic Church, Sardis, Ohio 43946.

Unknown Newspaper, June21, 1987

NEWPORT — Effie J. Edgar, 92, of Greene Street, Newport, died at 6 p.m. Friday, June 19, in Fairview Manor Nursing Home of Beverly.

She was born June 5, 1895, at Fay, Ohio, to Harvey and Margaret Davis Thomas. She spent most of her life in Newport Township. She was a graduate of Marietta High School and attended Ohio University. She had been a teacher at Eight Mile School. She was a member of Newport United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and Amici Class. She was a 60-year member of Marietta Chapter No. 59, Order of Eastern Star.

On June 14, 1916, she married Frank Edgar, who preceded her in death on Nov. 21, 1971.

She is survived by four sons, Randall T. of Milton, Fla., and David F., Arthur H.. and Howard J., all of Newport; two daughters, Mildred Zielke of Norwood, Pa., and Mary E. Hall of Marietta; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, John Thomas of Reno Star Route and Edwin Thomas of Reno.

She was preceded in death by one grandchild and two sisters, Dorothy L. Warren and Carrie Thomas.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Newport United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kurt Landerholm officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home in Marietta Saturday night and until noon Monday and at the church for an hour before the service.

 


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Caleb Robert Elder

ST. MARYS, W.Va. - Caleb Robert Elder, infant son of Rob and Sheri Elder of St. Marys, died Tuesday (March 26, 2002) at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta,

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandpar­ents, Delbert and Kathy Elder of St. Marys; maternal grandparents, David and Kathy Binegar of Newport; and two uncles, John Elder and his wife, Kendra, of College Station, Texas, and Bryon Binegar of Newport.

Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

 

Donald Lester Emerick

Donald Lester Emerick, 45, of Marietta Route 6 died at 10:14 p.m. Wednesday (July 28, 1999) at Mari­etta Memorial Hospital.

He was born April 17, 1954, in Marietta to Clarence William "Bill" and Lillian Root Emerick. He had attended Marietta High School and was owner of Emerick's Carpets until his retirement because of ill health. He enjoyed the out of doors and all sports, but especially football.

He is survived by his wife, the for­mer Victoria Masters, whom he mar­ried Sept. 24, 1971; two sons, Don­ald W. Emerick and Christopher E. Emerick and his wife, Tisha, both of Marietta; three grandchildren, Carissa Dawn Emerick, Brieanna Fought and Kayla Fought, all of Marietta; his parents of Marietta; two brothers, William Emerick of Columbus and Andrew Emerick of Marietta; two sis­ters, Lynn Fulton and Barbara Richards, both of Marietta; and sev­eral nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by one brother.

Memorial services are at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Second Congregational Church on Ohio 26, Marietta, with the Rev. Richard Saltzwedel officiat­ing. There will be no visitation. McClure-Schafer Funeral Home in Marietta is in charge of arrange­ments.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Ohio Affiliate, 937 N. High St., Worthington, Ohio 43086.

 

Opal Irene Ennis – Marietta Times

TISHOMINGO, Miss. — Opal Irene Ennis, 71, a former resident of New­port, died Thursday evening (Sept. 28, 1995) at her home in Tishomingo. She has lived in Mississippi for the past three years.

She was born Aug. 29, 1924, in Newport to the late James and Myrtle Hearn Leister. She and her family had lived in Chicago for a number of years. She retired after 20 years as a cook at the Marquee Restaurant in Chicago. She was a member of the Marietta Church of God, and had lived in Newport and Bear Run.

She is survived by five daughters, Geneva  Irwin  and   her  husband, Douglas, of Chicago, Joanna Lowery and her husband, Clarence, Barbara Ann Haught and Emma Flynn and her husband, Ray, all of Tishomingo, and Linda Credille and her husband, Jerry, of Belmont, Miss.; eight grand­sons; six granddaughters; 10 great­grandchildren;   two   sisters,   Betty Thomas of Newport and Ruth Ann Eddy of Dart;  and three brothers, Dale Leister, James Leister and Ber­nard Leister, all of Marietta.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Ennis; three sons, Bobby Ennis, Denver Ennis and Jackie Ennis; and one grandson.

Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home. Burial is in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon on Sunday until the hour of the services.

David Enochs

David Enochs, 85, County House Lane, Rt. 6, died at 7:52 p.m. Monday in Selby General Hospital.

He was born Nov. 24, 1888, in Washington County, a son of the late Jackson and Mahala Hood Enochs.

:0n Aug. 4, 1912, he married Blanche Tice, who survives with two sons and four daughters: Donald Enochs, Eddys Ridge; Harry Enochs, Mrs. Forest (Dorothy) Channel, Mrs. Herman (Helen) RoUison and Mrs. Leonard (Opal) Poulton, all of Marietta, and Mrs. Delbert (Alverna) Davis, Dart. There are 14 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren; one brother and one sister, William Enochs, Marietta Rt. 5 and Mrs. Mary McKee, Texas. Two sons, Russell and Chester preceded him in death.

Mr. Enochs had spent his life in Washington County, having lived on Shay Ridge for a number of years. He had been employed at the Ludlow plant of Hope Natural Gas Co. and was a member of Point Pleasant Christian Union Church.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Doudna & McClure Funeral Home. Burial will be in Temple Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Donald Merle Enochs

Donald Merle Enochs, 67, of Eddy's Ridge, New Matamoras Rt. 3, died Feb. 22, 1991, at his residence.

He was born at Shay Ridge, a son of the late David and Blanche Tice Enochs. He spent most of his life in Eddy's Ridge Community except for nine years when the family lived in Canton. He had been foreman at the Buxbom Rubber Co., Canton. He returned to Washington County, in 1960 and had been a welder and fabricator at the Armstrong Tanks Co. in Williamstown until his retirement due to ill health in 1964. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and served in the European Theatre including the Battle of Bulge. He attended Pt. Pleasant Christian Union Church and was a member of the Washing­ton County Post No. 5108 VFW and American Legion Post No 64 and Parkersburg Chapter DAY.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Betty Lou Morgan Enochs; one son, Donald Enochs Jr. of Archers Fork, two daughters, Mrs. Dale (Judy) Eddy and Teresa Thompson, both of Eddy's Ridge; seven grandchildren; two great­-grandchildren; three sisters, Alverna Davis of Dart and Helen Rollison and Opal Poulton, both of Marietta.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Harry Enochs, Ches­ter Enochs and Russell "Bud" Enochs; and one sister, Dorothy Channel.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Pt. Pleasant Christian Union Church. Burial will be at Eddy's Ridge Cemetery with full military rites. Friends may call at the funeral home.

 

Gary Stuart Erb - 1990

Gary Stuart Erb, 37, of 111 West Montgomery St., died at 12:30,a.m., today, Feb. 16, in his home.

He was born Jan. 28, 1953, in Marietta to David 0. and Ina R. Weinstock Erb. He was a laborer. He was a 1971 graduate of Marietta High School.

He is survived by four children from a previous   marriage; five brothers, David L. of Lowell, John W. of Warner, Ronald L. of Marietta, Dale E. of Vincent Rt. 1, and James R of Fleming; four sisters, Mary Lou Weinstock Erb of Whipple, Mrs. Earl (Imogene) Tidd  of Newport,   Mrs. Bradley (Ruth) Morris of Marietta and Bonnie Williams of Columbus; two half brothers, William and Pearl Erb; and three half sisters, Carrie Hallet, Jeannette Neville and Hester McCain. He was preceded in death his parents and two half brothers, Virgil and Herbert Erb.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Hadley Funeral Home at Marietta. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday,

 

William W. Erb Sr.

ALLIANCE - William W. Erb Sr. 75, of Madison Street died on arrival at Alliance Community Hospital at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 16, 1996).

He was born Sept. 1. 1921. in Mar­ietta to David Otto and Rebecca J. Holiday Erb. His home had been on Pleasant Ridge before moving to Al­liance in 1964. He served with the U.S. Army in the European Theater in the Anti-Aircraft Division during World War II and was awarded two bronze stars. He had been a building contractor in Marietta and in Alliance and was a member of the Church of God in Alliance.

He married Betty M. Denton, who survives. Five sons and four daugh­ters survive this marriage: James Denton and his wife, Mary, of Tunnel, William Erb Jr. and his wife, Linda, of Whipple, Mark Erb, Allen Erb and Jason Erb. all of Marietta, Sharon Hurst and her husband, Larry and Joy Ann Huck and her husband, Jeff, both of Reno, Donna Wilson and her husband, Dave, of Marietta and Susan Thomas and her husband, Howard, of Whipple.

On Sept. 20, 1974, he married Be­tty Mae Walkey Coffelt who survives with one stepson, William C. Disman of Canton; and one stepdaughter, Anne Watson of Las Vegas, Nev.

He is also survived by six brothers: Pearl Erb of Reading, Pa., John Erb of Warner, David Erb of Whipple, Ronald Erb of Devola and James Erb and Dale Erb, both of Marietta: seven sis­ters, Jeannette Neville, Hester McCain and Ruth Morris, all of Marietta, Car­rie Hallett of Alliance, Imogene Erb Tidd of Reno, Bonnie Erb of Columbus and Mary Lou Erb of Stanleyville: 23 grandchildren; 12 great-­grandchildren: and a number of nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother. Gary Erb.

Services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home in Marietta. Burial is in East Lawn Memorial Park with military rites. Friends may call at the funeral home until the hour of the services.

 

Howard R. Ewing – Marietta Times

MARIETTA — Howard R. Ewing, 54, of Marietta Route 8 (Sand Hill), Yankeeburg Road, died at 3 p.m. yesterday (Jan. 22, 1995) at his home after a lengthy illness.

He was born Nov. 8, 1940, in Mar­ietta to Clarence R. and Sadie Eliza­beth Giffen Ewing. He was a 1958 graduate of Marietta High School and had been a welder and construction worker. He had formerly been em­ployed by Lane's Welders and Miller Welding  Co. and  had  worked  at Moore's hardware store. He was a welding instructor for one year at Washington   County Vocational School and had taught welding at the   Pleasant,   Ritchie   and   Tyler Counties Vocational Center for  10 years until his retirement in 1981 because of ill health. He had also made hunting knives, which were exhibited at many craft shows and flea markets. He and his wife were members of Pioneer Squares Dance Club for  12 years and he was a member of the American Welding Society.   He   attended   Sand   Hill United Methodist Church.

On Oct. 1, 1961, he married Aunekia Jean Bogard, who survives with one daughter, Natalie Jean Ew­ing at home; three sons, Loren Ew­ing and his wife, Beverly, of Marietta Route 8 and Russell and Merle Ew­ing, both at home; three grand­children, Alisha Rose Ewing, Kayla Marie Ewing and Marissa Jean Ew­ing; one sister, Mrs. Ronald (Janet) Schultheis of Reno Star Route; one brother, Michael Ewing and his wife, Claudia, of Lawton, Okla.; and sev­eral nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services are 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home in Marietta with Donald Seevers offici­ating. Burial is in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 tonight until time for the services on Wednesday.

 

SARAH HELEN EWING - 1992

Sarah Helen Ewing, 83, Route" 3, Matamoras, died Sept. 13 at Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta.

She was born in Wade, a daughter of the late G. Howard and Grace Ann Chandler Beaver. She had spent her childhood in Newport and after her marriage, lived in Cornerville and Palmer Township. She had made her home with her daughter, Marilyn Perrine for the past four years. She and her husband served as matron and superintendent of the Washington County Home from 1945-50.

Surviving are one son, Norman L. Ewing of Beverly; two daughter, Marilyn Perrrine of Matamoras and Sandra Wagner of Vincent; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and five great-great ­grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert C. Ewing; three sisters; three brothers, and a great-great-grandson.

Services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home, Marietta. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park, Marietta.