.Norris Greene Torner
Norris Greene Torner, 79 died
Monday afternoon in Marietta
He was born March 3, 1900 in Newport to William Victor and Jennie Greene
Torner. He was an electrician in Newport
where he lived most of his 1ife. He was also a school bus driver many years. He
was a member of the Newport
He was married to Marjorie
Christy. She preceded him in death, along with his parents two brothers and
He is survived by a brother Glen
Torner of Cedar Rapids Iowa, ad a number of nieces and nephews.
will be at 1 pm. Saturday
at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Marvin Sallee officiating Burial will be in Newport
Cemetery Friends may call at the funera1 home.
L. Glenn Torner
L. Glenn Torner, 87, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
died Saturday in the Americana
at Cedar Rapids
following a long illness.
He was born Oct. 8, 1896, in Newport. He married Vina F. Burge June 15, 1927. He was
retired from Collins Radio in Cedar
Rapids, and was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic
Church, the Knights of Columbus the American Legion Hanford Post 5 and was a
veteran of World War I.
He is survive by his wife; one
son, John L. of Cedar Rapids;
two daughters, Ann Rowe of Alburnett,
Iowa, and Mary Burbach of Cedar Rapids; seven
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
were at 9:30 am. today in
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with the Rev. John Hemann officiating. Burial
will be in Linwood
Cemetery at Cedar Rapids. A memorial
fund has been established. Teahen Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids was in charge of arrangements.
Unknown Newspaper, Sept 21, 1973
Harold L. Tice
Funeral services for Harold L.
Tice, 61, Hammondsville were Monday afternoon with burial in Hammondsville Cemetery.
Mr. Tice, who died early Friday morning from an apparent heart attack was a
former resident of Wade, near Newport.
wife, Estella Martin Tice, survives with four children, Harold Lee, Wellsville;
Mrs. Haroleen K. Anderson, Salem;
Mrs. Debbie Rogers, Hammondsville, and Mrs. Joy Mooorehead, Pittsburgh. Three sisters survive.
Everett R. Thomas, 1986
Everett R. Thomas, 87, of Myock, N.C.,
died Sunday evening at the Albemarle
Hospital there following
a brief illness.
He was a son of Alexander and
Nettie Wise Thomas. He was a member of the Newport Baptist Church of Ohio and
the Fraternal Order of Eagles in St.
He is survived by a son, Richard
E. Thomas of Newport; a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Rogers of Myock, N.C.; a
brother, Alvia B. Thomas of Parkersburg, W.Va.; two daughters, Lulu Shai and
Goldie Pritchett of Marietta, Ohio; six grandchildren: and seven
He was preceded in death by his
arrangements are being made at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home.
Unknown Newspaper, January 24, 1976
Wayne S. Thomas
Services for Wayne S. Thomas,
57, Newport Rt. 1, will be at 1 p.m.
tomorrow in Newport
with Rev. Sherman Snider and Rev. Claude Matthews officiating. Burial will be
in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at McClure
Funeral Home until the hour of services.
Mr. Thomas was born Sept. 16, 1918, at Deucher,
a son of Arnold W. and Lula Marie Yost Thomas, who now reside on Newport Rt. 1.
He was married to Eileene
Gracey, who survives with five sons and four daughters: Gerald W., William K.,
Lewis M. and Cecil A. Thomas, all of Marietta;
Danny Thomas of the home; Mrs. E.T. Frye, Mrs. Jimmy Smith and Mrs. David
Binegar, all of Newport, and Mrs. James Griffiths, Sandoval, Ill. Miss Melanie
A. Thomas of the home is an adopted daughter. There are 12 grandchildren. One
brother and two sisters are deceased.
Thomas had been employed as a calendar operator at B.F. Goodrich Co. from 1947
until he retired in 1961 because of ill health. He was a member of Newport Baptist Church.
Unknown Newspaper, May 11, 1985
NEWPORT — Lula Marie Thomas, 88, of Newport
Rt. 1, Reynolds Run, died at her home at 10:20
She was born Nov. 19, 1896, in Pleasants County, W.Va.,
to Jacob and Margaret Garrison Yost. She spent most of her life in Washington County. She was a member of Christian
On April 21, 1915, she married Arnel W. Thomas,
who survives. They recently celebrated their 70th wed ding anniversary.
addition to husband she is survived by a sister, Mildred McGee of St. Marys, W.Va.;
19 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Wayne and Raymond; two daughters, Betta
and Mildred; two brothers; and two sisters. Services will be at 2:30p.m. Sunday
in the Newport United Methodist
Church with the Rev.
Frank Conley officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery.
may call at the family home from this evening until the hour of the service
Sunday. McClure- Schafer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Alice Lightfritz Thomas
Times April 14, 2007
Mary Alice Lightfritz Thomas,
75, of Lord Street,
died at her home at 11:25 a.m.
Friday (April 6, 2007).
She was born May 11, 1931,
in Washington County, to the late James Brady and Mary
McDonald Lightfritz. She was a homemaker and had lived for her family. She was
also a member of the Number 9 Community Church.