Home 1st Families Greene Reunion Newport Cemetery Cemeteries Census, Rolls & Lists Family Memoirs More Memoirs Memories Letters News More News Obits Postal History Business Doctors Fire Dept 4th of July River News On the River GreeneLine Steamers Ferries & Bridges Beavertown Churches Education Sports Genealogy 1 Genealogy 2 Genealogy 3 Genealogy 4 Military Military Photos 1 Military Photos 2 Military Photos 3 Military Photos 4 Homes Greene Reunion Photos of Newport Families Family Photos e-mail me

Ba


 

Former Resident of Newport Succumbs

September 10, 1942

Mrs. Mildred Hays Bachelder of Cambridge, former resident of Newport and a member of one of the prominent families of Newport, died suddenly at her home in Cambridge, Thursday at 9:30 p. m. following a heart attack.

Mrs. Bachelder was a daughter of the late Preston G. and Mary Rea Hays of Newport. She was born in Newport and spent the greater part of her life there. She had lived in Cambridge during the past 15 years.

Survivors are her husband and two sons, Carroll H. Bachelder of Zanesville and Richard Rea Bachelder of West Branch, Mich. Step-daughters are Mrs. N.M. Hood of Newport and Miss Georgia Bachelder of the family home. Miss Ethel Hays of Newport, instructor of music in Washington Co. public schools is the sister of Mrs. Bachelder. There are five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Cambridge, probably on Saturday. Further services will be held at Newport and interment will be made at Newport Cemetery.

Marietta times

WOODSFIELD - Claude E. Baker, 74, of South Fourth Street died Monday (Oct. 6, 2003) at the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

 

He was born Nov. 14, 1928, in Woodsfield to Martin Western and Lulu Frances Ricer Baker. He was a retired employee of Conalco Corp. at Hannibal. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a life member and past commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5303 at Woodsfield; past president of Woodsfield Eagles Lodge 2302; and member of Beallsville American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Thelma Dick Baker of Woodsfield; two sons, Kenneth Baker and Chris Baker; six daughters, Patricia Forshey, Debbie Koehler, Sue Eikelberry, Ora Dotson, Jacqueline Gaitors and Claudia Cox; four brothers, Charles, Floyd, Martin and Ray Baker; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by one son, Donald Baker; an infant son, Brian Keith Baker; one sister, Mary Stevens; and four brothers, Robert, John, Edwin and Paul Baker.

 

Military graveside services are at 11 a.m. Friday in Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield, conducted by the Belmont Veterans Council.

 

Arrangements are by Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield.

 

       

 

1991

Elwanda R. Baker

MATAMORAS — Elwanda R. Baker, 66, of 713 Third St. died at 1:28 p.m. Thursday (July 25, 1991) at her home.

She was a member of Center Valley Baptist Church and had been a recovery room technician at Charleston Area Medical Center at Charleston, W.Va. She had been manager for the Aldeco Motel at Matamoras for the past four years. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star at Charleston. She was born April 8, 1925, at Wade to Emmet and Bessie Joy Martin.

Mrs. Baker is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Kenneth (Loretta) Farnsworth of Magnolia and Mrs. Patrick (Sandra) Bleakley of Matamoras; one son, Dallas Riggs of Matamoras; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Eddie (Rosalie) Baker Nutter of Charleston, W.Va.; 12 grandchildren; four great.grandchildren; three sisters, Myrtle McPeek of Cleveland, Estella Tice of Hammondsville and Kathryn Hanlon of New Philadelphia; and two brothers, Clyde Martin Sr. and George Martin, both of Matamoras

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Daniel F. Riggs, in 1963; her second husband, Cecil E. Baker, on July 22, 1988; and two brothers, Howard and Homer Martin.

Services will be at 11 am. Saturday in Hadley Funeral Home at Matamoras with the Rev. Jim Skedel officiating. Burial will be in Matamoras Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

FRANK L. BAKER

Frank L. Baker, 77, of Ohio Route 7, Duffy, died Oct. 10 at Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville.

He was born in Ritchie County, a son of the late George and Emma Morris Baker. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having a served under Gen. George Patton in J the Third Army, Fourth Division.

He was retired from the Ohio- Vs Edison Co. at Shadyside, and was a member of Clarington Lodge 597 pr F&AM and American Legion Post  760 of Hannibal. He was a Protestant by faith.

Surviving are his wife, Alvera Huffman Baker; one son, Terry a Baker of Duffy; two daughters, Shelby Repco and Sandy Brookover, both of Sardis; one brother, Charles Baker of Newell, W.Va.; and one sister, Carrie Peters of Newell, W.Va.; eight J grandchildren; and one great grandchildren.

Services were held at Tuesday, Rush Funeral Home, Clarington, the Rev. Jerry Yost officiating. Burial was in Harter Cemetery, Hannibal.

The Marietta Times

Daniel E. Baker

NEWPORT — Daniel E. Baker, 81, of Newport Route 1, died at 6 a.m. Friday (Dec. 22, 2000) at Harmar Place.

He was born Feb. 11, 1919, in Williamstown, to William and Eatheal Baker. He was a mechanic at Union Carbide until his retirement. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of American Legion Post 64 and Washington County Post 5108, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by one son, Berl Baker and his wife, Judy, of Newport Route 1; two daughters, Lucinda Hartshorn of Reno and Rebecca Ilman and her husband, Richard, of St. Charles, Ill.; five grandchildren, Samuel and Joseph Hartshorn, Rachael Hasley and Kristi and Scott Baker; two great-grandsons; and one sister, Catherine Farley, of Marietta.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Lucille Francis; his second wife, Doris Imojean Berga; three brothers, Howard Karl and Kenneth Baker; one infant brother; and one infant sister.

Arrangements - are incomplete at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home in Marietta.

The Marietta Times

Doris I. Baker

PARKERSBURG — Doris I. Baker, 61 of Parker House Apartments was dead on arrival at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital at 10 p.m. Tuesday (Aug. 8, 1995).

She was born Feb. 1, 1934, in Newport, the daughter of the late Dale and Barbara Bayless Berga. Her home had been in Newport before moving to Parkersburg eight years ago. She had been employed at Frontier High S as a custodian and was later employed at Marietta college as custodian of the library.

She was a member of the auxiliary of Washington County Post 5108 Veterans of Foreign Wars; the auxiliary of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge; the auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Auxiliary of American Legion Post 64.

She was married to Dan E. Baker, who survives; one son and two daughters, Berl Baker and his wife Judy of Newport; Becky Baker-Illman and her husband Richard of Seoul, Korea, and Cindy Hartshorn and her husband Gene of Newport; five grandchildren, Kristi Baker, Scott Baker, Rachel Hartshorn, Samuel Hartshorn and Joseph Hartshorn; one great grandchild, Osten Hartshorn; one brother and one sister, Robert Berga and Grace Rose Clift both of Newport; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers and one sister.

Funeral services are set for 10:30 am. Saturday at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with Arthur Edwards officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park.

Friends may call at the funeral home from noon on Friday until the hour of services. The family will be present to meet friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Diabetes Association, 937 High St., Worthington, Ohio, 43085.


 

1986

Laura B.Baker

SPENCER — Laura Belle Baker, 86, of Louise Ave. West Union, died Tuesday in the United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, W.Va.

She was born in Newport, Ohio, a daughter of the late M.L. and Nancy Jane Kesselring McKitrick. She was a member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church, West Union.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Virgil (Edna Alice) Harris of Looneyville, W.Va., and Mrs. Cecil Lucille McMillan of West Union; two grandchildren and three great children.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Edmund Baker; six brothers and eight sisters. She was the last survivor of a family of 15.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Spurgeon Funeral Home, West Union with the Rev. Robert Wilkens officiating. Burial will be in the West Union Masonic Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. today.

 July 28, 1988

MATAMORAS — Cecil E. “Doc”

Baker, 77, Matamoras died at 2:10 p.m. Thursday, July 28. In Worthington Manor Nursing Home.

He was born March 9, 1911, at Glenville, W.Va., to Albert Howard and Annie Mae Yerkey Baker. He was a member of United Methodist Church of Gassaway.’ W.Va.; Lodge 133 Oeiris Temple No. 586 of Wheeling, W.Va.; Eastern Star of Charleston, and Frontier Lions Club. He was a barber for 50 years at Charleston and Weirton, W.Va.

He is survived by his wife, Elwanda; one daughter. Rosalee Nutter of Charleston; two stepdaughters, Loretta Cline and Sandra Bleakley, both of Matamoras; one stepson, Dallas Riggs of Matamoras; one granddaughter; 11 step- grandchildren; two step-great grandsons; four sisters, Rhoda Ellis of Columbus, Floda Davis of Glen vile, W.Va., and Corn Baker and Ora Means, both of Sebring, Fla.; .and two brothers, Wirt Baker of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Lester Baker of Glenville, W.Va.

His body was donated ‘to West Virginia University Medical Center.

Memorial services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in United Methodist Church at Matamoras with the Rev. James Glbbons officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Doc Baker Memorial Fund in care of Peoples Savings Bank at Matamoras.

1983

Olive Mae Baker

Olive Mae Baker, 89, of Parkview Nursing Home, Parkersburg, died early Saturday following a long illness.

She was born in Washington County, Ohio, the daughter of the late William and  Charlotte Thomas Smith. She was the owner of the Maebelle Restaurant on Seventh St., Parkersburg, for a number of years. She was a member of the Williamstown Church of Christ.

Surviving are five grandchildren, Sandra Sinnett of Cleveland, Ohio, Sharon Woomer of Belpre, Kay Gault of Ashland, Ohio, Olive Dawson of Parkersburg, Dianne Cockerhan of Williamstown; two sisters, Jennie McCracken of Murphytown, and Estella Ralston of Pittsburgh; one brother, Roy H. Smith of Wann, Okia.; 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Baker, in 1947, two sons, Glenn and Donald Wineman, and one sister, Bella Davidson.

Services will be Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Franklin & Son Funeral Chapel with evangelist David Powers officiating. Burial will be in the Parkersburg IOOF Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral chapel after 7 p.m. today.

 

VIVIAN E. BALLARD

Vivian E. Ballard, 83, of Newport, died Tuesday in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Mohamet, Texas, to the late Charles and Alice Baker Williams. She attended the Baptist church.

She is survived by two sons, Charles M. Ballard of Marietta and Ray Ballard of St. Marys; four sisters, Irene Watry of Austin, Texas, Violet Crawford and Vernoi Benton, both of Burnet, Texas, and Darlene Sells of Columbus, Ohio; 14 grandchildren and 15 great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Darrell Ballard; one daughter, two sons, two brothers and one Sister.

Services were Friday at the Ruttencutter Funeral Home with the Rev. David Dodridge officiating. Burial was in Newport Cemetery.

1982

Alice H. Ballentine

Alice Holdren Ballentine of 209 Montgomery St. died Sunday after noon in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born Lower Newport to George Henry and Harriett Webber Holdren. She retired in 1972 as executive secretary and treasurer, managing officer, and director of the Marietta Savings and Loan Co. She had served as executive officer since 1949, when she succeeded her late husband, Carl D. Ballentine Prior to that, she had been his assistant.

The Ballentine family was one of the organizers of the company in March, 1923.

Mrs. Ballentjne was a member the Unitarian Universalist Church in Marietta.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband two brothers and seven sisters.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home with the Rev. Justin Lapoint officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

 


 

 

RAYMOND  BARNHOUSE

9 May 1924

 

Two men were killed outright and two others injured when their automobile was struck by a freight train on the Pennsylvania railroad in Frazeysburg at 6:30 o'clock Friday evening.  The dead: Gale Lauck, aged 25, of Newport, instantly killed in the crash; Ray Barnhouse, 21, of Newell’s Run, leg crushed.

The injured: Clayton Williamson, 29, and Chas. McFarland, 28, both of Frazeysburg.

The men were all living in Frazeysburg and are employees of the Buckeye Pipe Line Co., but were going to a ball diamond and their machine was on the railroad track before McFarland, who was driving, saw the approaching train.  He tried to get across the track, but the engine struck the rear of the machine.

Funeral services for Raymond Barnhouse were held Tuesday afternoon from the Newport M.E. Church and burial was made in the Newport cemetery.  The Modern Woodman had charge of the services.  Rev. R.R. Pryor and Rev. Messenger officiating.

January 20, 1977

John C. Barnes

John C. Barnes Jr., 52, Willow 1sIand, W. Va., died at 11 a.m. yesterday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Parkersburg.

He was born March 17, 1924, at Scaggs, Ky., a son of Mrs. Roma Hoy Barnes of Prestonsburg, Ky., and the late John C. Barnes. He married Mae Satterfield who survives.

Survivors include three sons by a previous marriage, Barry Barnes, Norwalk, Calif.; Larry Barnes, Marietta, and Tom Barnes, Dart. There are five grandchildren. Two step-sons and three step-daughters survive. Roger Corbin, Cairo, W. Va.; Martin Corbin and Patty Ann Corbin, Belmont, W. Va.; Mrs. Mary Lou Weeklev, Eureka, and Susan Satterfield of the home. There are seven step-grandchildren. One brother and one sister survive, Robert Barnes, Waverly, W. Va. and Mrs. Pauline Dotson, Ashland, Ky. One brother is deceased.

Mr. Barnes had lived in Newport before moving to Willow Island two years ago. He served with the U. S. Navy in World War II. He had been employed at American Cyanamid until his retirement in 1970, and at tended the Free Will Baptist Church at Middlebourne, W. Va.

Services will be at 1p.m. Sunday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Myron Guiler officiating. Burial will be in Willow Island Cemetery with military services at the grave. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Sanford F. Barnett

NEWPORT — Sanford Franklin Barnett, 84, of Newport died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday in Marietta Convalescent Center.

He was born April 7, 1896, at Leith Run in Grandview Township to John Collins and Mary Jane Swan Barnett.

On Dec. 24, 1925, he married Mary Louise Ward. She died Nov. 28, 1959. He had served in World War I in the U.S. Marine Corps and had worked in the oil fields in Michigan. He came to Marietta in 1945. He had been employed at Marietta Metal Products until his retirement. He was a member of the Newport Church of Christ.

Survivors include two grandchildren, Kathleen Keylor of Newport with whom he had made his home, and John Lacy of Quartz Calif.; four great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Preceding him in death were a daughter, Virginia Louise Lacy; 12 brothers and sisters: and a great-grandchild. Preceding him in death were a daughter, Virginia Louise Lacy; 12 brothers and sisters; and a great-grandchild.

1993

The Marietta Times

CHESTER D. BARNHOUSE

Chester D. Barnhouse, 78, of Route 3, New Matamoras, died Jan. 5, 1914 [?], in the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus. He was born June 5 in St. Marys to Michael and Sarah Edwards Barnhouse. He has spent most of his life in the Newport area and had been a welder for Union Slag Co. until his retirement.

He was a member of the Beech Grove United Methodist Church and the Modern Woodmen of America.

He married Leah Russell on Feb. 5, 1949.

She survives along with one son, Raymond R. Barnhouse of Matamoras; and one daughter, Shirley Lee of Abilene, Texas; nine grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; two sisters, Gladys Hemmeger of Marietta and Eloise Cottrill of Reno.

He was preceded in death by three brothers.

Services were held Monday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Williams officiating. Burial was in Newport Cemetery.

February 3, 1979

MARIETTA — Hiram Alfred Barn house, 54, of Newport, died Saturday afternoon in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born at Newport; son of Mrs. Wynona Edwards Barnhouse and the late Virgil Barnhouse and was a member of Newport United Methodist Church. He was employed by Airoloite Corp. until his retirement.

Survivors in addition to his mother at Newport include two sons, Michael Barnhouse of Marietta and Jerry, Barnhouse at home; a daughter, Mrs. John (Karen) Judson, Vincent; two grandchildren, Kenneth David Barnhouse an Kristy Dawn Judson two sisters, Mrs. Charles (Betty Ann) Hesson, Newport, and Mrs. Franklin (Mildred) Dye, Rinard Mills.

Two brothers, Kenneth E. and Norman E. Barnhouse, preceded him in death.

Services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Newport United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Gilbert officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery.

Friends may call at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home, Marietta, until noon Tuesday when the body will be taken to the church.

 Norman Barnhouse

Norman Barnhouse, 57, of Newport died at 11, p.m. last night in Doctors Hospital in Columbus.

Born Sept. 2, 921 in1 Run, 1 he was the son of Mrs. Wyona Edwards Barnhouse and the late Vergil E. Barnhouse. He had been employed at Remington Rand and with Department of Transportation for 23 years until his retirement last year.

He was a member of Center Valley Baptist Church and New Matamoras Lodge F&AM.  He had spent all his life in Ludlow and Newport townships.

On Aug. 21, 1948 he married Hope Deshler who survives with a son, Frank Edward, and a daughter, Rebecca Barnhouse, both of the home. His mother of Newport survives with a brother, H. A. Barnhouse of Newport, and two sisters, Mrs. Bettyann Hesson of Newport and Mrs. Mildred Dye of Rinard Mills. One brother preceded him in death. Services will be a 2:30 p.m. Monday at Newport Baptist Church with burial in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home until one hour before the service. The body will be at the church.

July 23, 1979

Barnhouse services

Services for Mrs. Wynona Barnhouse, 80, of Newport will be held at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Newport United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Gilbert officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home until noon tomorrow when the body will be taken to the church. Mrs. Barnhouse died at her home at 9:30 a.m. yesterday.

She was born July 29, 1898 in Newport, a daughter of the late James and Mary Anne Matheny Edwards. On Nov. 10, 1915, she was married to E. Barnhouse. He died Nov. 30, 1969. Two daughters survive Mrs. Franklin (Mildred) Dye of Rinard Mills and Mrs. Charles (Bettyann) Hesson of Newport. There are 11 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren. A sister survives, Mrs. Altha Haynes of Newport. She was preceded in death by three Sons, Kenneth, Norman and H. Alfred Barnhouse and three brothers and four sisters.

Mrs. Barnhouse spent all of her life in Newport. She was a member of the Newport United Methodist Church.


 

1987

CARMEN I. BARRON

Carmen Ilene Barron, 58, of Red Hill, formerly of Bens Run, died at her residence Tuesday afternoon after a long illness.

She was born in Wirt County, daughter of Ethel Taylor Lathey, Parkersburg, and the late Rev. Valcie J. Lathey, former Evangelical United Brethren Church pastor. Rev. Lathey was pastor of the Bens Run U.B. charge in the 1940’s.

She was a member of Red Hill United Methodist Church where she had compiled the history of the Red Hill Evangelical United Brethren Church as well as the history of the Lathey family. She was a member of the Blennerhassett Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She is survived by her husband, William A. Barron; two sons, Roger Jay Barron of Charleston and William Reed Barron, with the U.S. Navy, Charleston, S.C.: a brother, Adrian Lathey of Letart; two sisters, Elva Richardson of Parkersburg and Ruth Bumgarner of Sidney, Oh.; and three grandchildren, William Robert Barron of Denver, Cob., Shaunn Slyvester Barron of Stewart, Ohio, and Claire Ann Barron of Charleston, S.C.

The funeral was held Friday at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, Pastor Peggy Hurlbutt and the Rev. Robert Bumgarner officiating, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

January 1979

Carlos D Bate

Carlos Dexter (Carl) Bate, 83, of Fleming Rt. 1, died at 4 p.m, yester day in Heartland of Marietta nursing home.

Born July 5,1895 at Newell’s Run, Newport Township, he was a son of the late Joseph D. and Frankie L. Deal Bate. Having spent most of his life in the Newell’s Run community, he was a retired oil-field worker and farmer.

Survivors include a brother, the Rev. Glenn Bate of Cambridge.

Service will be at 1 p.m. 4 Thursday at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home. The Rev. Arthur Williams, pastor of Christ United Methodist Clurch in Cambridge, will officiate Burial will be in Newport.

The Marietta Times

Doris L Barth

CLEVELAND — Doris L. Barth, 77, died Friday Oct. 23, 1992, at Cleveland.

She was born April 20, 1915, at Hill’s P.O., Lawrence Township, Washington County, to John Pemberton and Edith May LaFaber Young. The last surviving member of her immediate family she was preceded in death by five brothers and six sisters, including Goldie Young and Mildred LaFaber.

She married Earl Barth in 1942.

Mrs. Barth is survived by one son, John Richard “Dick” Young of Brunswick; two daughters Sandra White and Sharon Bohaczek, both of Cleveland; 12 grandchildren; 10 great and several nephews and nieces in the Marietta area, including Betty J. Young and Ruth Casto.

Services were Oct. 27 with burial in East Lawn Memorial Gardens at Brunswick.

June 17, 1984

Stella A. Barth

NEWPORT — Stella Atkinson Barth, 73, of Newport Rt.1 died at l p.m. Wednesday following a long illness.

She was born July 10, 1910, in Ritchie County, W.Va., to Clyde and Hattie Brown Atkinson. She had spent her early life at Newell’s Run and had lived in Newport Township for more than 55 years. She was a member of the Beech Grove United Methodist Church at Newell’s Run, the Ladies Aid, the Auxiliary of the Mid-Ohio Valley Steam and Antique Engine Club, and the Newport Senior Citizens.

On March 12, 1932, she married Paul F. Barth, who survives with two sons, Richard E. of Reynoldsburg and Melvin L. of Marietta; four grandchildren, and two great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son. James Arlin Barth, on Dec. 11. 1975, and by one brother, Orville Atkinson, who died in the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Kurt Landerholm officiating; burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral Home.

 


 

NEWPORT - Hope E. Barnhouse, 89, of Newport, passed away at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2011) at Highland Oaks Health Care Center in McConnelsville.

She was born Nov. 6, 1921, at Wade, Ohio, to Frank S. and Iva L. (Louderback) Deshler. Hope was a 1939 graduate of Newport High School, and a member of Center Valley Baptist Church, Marietta Chapter of NSDAR and New Matamoras Historical Society. She was a homemaker and enjoyed genealogy and local history.

On Aug. 21, 1948, Hope married Norman Eugene Barnhouse, who preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 1978.

Surviving is her son, Frank Edward Barnhouse, and her daughter, Rebecca Porter (Jeffrey), both of Marietta. A sister, Helen McMahan of New Matamoras, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents and husband, a sister, Genevieve McKown, preceded Hope in death.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday (Feb. 25) at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Burial will follow in Newport Cemetery. Visitation will begin at the funeral home 3 p.m. Thursday


 

J. W. Bayles

Mr. John Wesley Bayles, a resident of Newport, died at 10 o’clock Sunday night in local hospital, where for the past two weeks he had been receiving treatment. He was a veteran of the Spanish- American war, and the stomach ailment which finally caused his demise is said to have been contracted by eating tainted meats while in different camps in the south awaiting orders to embark for Cuba. Upon his enlistment, he was detailed for service as a nurse in the hospital corps.

The deceased was born at Newport on February 28, 1871, and was a son of Wesley and Katherine Martin Bayles. He was an oil rig builder by occupation.

Bayles leaves a widow and two sons, Roy and Bernard. His father, six brothers and two sisters also, survive. Brothers and sisters are: Silas, Albert and George, of Newport; Watson, of Waverly W. Va., Matthew, of Clarksburg, W. Va., Mark, of near St. Marys, W. Va., Mrs. Clara Bellville, of Marietta, and Mrs. Nancy Martin, of near St. Marys. The father makes his home with the daughter last named.

The remains were taken to Wieser & Cawley’s and prepared for burial. They were removed Monday afternoon to the home at Newport, where funeral services will probably be held on Wednesday afternoon.

1994

RUTH K. BAYLES

Ruth K. Bayles, 84, of St. Marys, died Thursday evening, April 21 at the Ohio Valley Hospital in Steubenville, 0, following an extended illness.

She was born Oct. 29, 1909, in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Marcus and Mary Masters Bayles. She was a graduate of St. Marys High School, received her BA degree from West Liberty College, West Liberty, W.Va., her MA from George Peabody College, Nashville, TN, and taught school for 45 years in the Pleasants County school system. She was a member of the George Street Church of Christ, Amity Lodge of the Rebekah’s and the Pleasants County Retired Teachers Association.

She is survived by two sisters, Arimathaea Garrison of Steubenville, O, Evelyn Conklin of Sistersville and several nephews, including Howard Clutter and Bill Garrison, both of Steubenville, Sam Garrison of Sysco, TX, Dean Clutter of Coldwater, Mich., Jim Conlkin of Harrison City, Pa.; 16 great nieces and nephews; and 20 great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Carrie Bayles and Marjorie Clutter; and two brothers, Herman and Howard Bayles.

Services were held Monday at the Ruttencutter Funeal Home with Evangelists Cecil Dotson and Chuck Boston officiating. Burial was in the St. Marys IOOF Cemetery.

Beryl Cathleen Bayless

MARION — Beryl Cathleen Bayless, 90, of Marion died at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 22, 1999) at the Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation Center in Marion.

She was born Sept. 27, 1908, in Marietta to Albert T. and Mary Hoff Bogard. She was the retired owner/operator of Farmers Market in Newport. She had resided in Marietta prior to moving to Marion 12 years ago.

She married Samuel Clifford Bayless on Aug. 11, 1928, in Marietta. He died June 19, 1987, in Marietta. She was also preceded in death by one son, Richard; three brothers; and five sisters.

She is survived by one daughter-in-law, Christine Bayless of Marion; two grandchildren, Rick Bayless and Shana Parish, both of Marion; three great-grandchildren; four step grand children; and three step great-grand children.

Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Newport Cemetery in Newport with the Rev. J. Weston Jones officiating. Boyd Funeral Home in Marion is in charge of arrangements.

November 12, 1978

Mary Ann Bayless

NEWPORT — Mrs. Mary Ann Bayless, 86, of Maple Street, died yesterday morning in Heartland of Marietta.

She was born May 2, 1892 in Washington County, a daughter of the late Alonzo and Fain Goddard Carpenter. She had spent all of her life in Newport Township and was a member of the Beavertown United Methodist Church.

She was married to George Bayless. He died Jan. 29, 1954.

Surviving are four sons, George of Newport, Kenneth and Leonard of Newport Rt.1, and Richard of Mount Vernon; and eight daughters, Mrs. Bertha Layman and Mrs. Mildred Mayo of Canton, Mrs. Helen Lamitina of Akron, Mrs. Olive Mercer of Marietta, Mrs. Audrey Andrews of Souderton, Pa., Mrs. Mary Hane of Akron, Mrs. Edith Luke of North Canton, and Mrs. Lillie Mugrage of Williamstown.

Two infant daughters, two sons, Robert and Howard, and two daughters, Mrs. Garnet Skinner and Mrs. Opal Edgar preceded her in death.

Also surviving are 46 grand children, a number of great- grandchildren and a brother, Dale Carpenter of New Matamoras. Four brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Newport United Methodist Church with burial in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home until 11 am. tomorrow when the body will be taken to the church.

James O. Bayless

James Otis Bayless, 73, of 410 Prospect St., died at 7 am. Tuesday in his home.

He was born Oct. 11, 1910, l Newport to Cyrus and Fannie McKitrick Bayless. He was retired from the Remington Rand Corp. He was a member of the Church of Christ and the Senior Citizens and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. He was married July 28, 1933, to Lavada M. Schultheis. She died Feb. 7, 1981.

He is survived by one brother, Clifford “Kip” Bayless of Newport; and two sisters, Georgia B. Haught and Ethel Berga, both of Newport.

He also was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the Hadley Funeral Home at Marietta with Randy Matheny officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday.

Charlotte E. Bayless

MARION — Charlotte Elizabeth Bayless, 49, of 4412 Powell Road, died at 11:45 p.m. Monday at the Marion General Hospital after a four-month illness.

She was born Aug. 16, 1932, in Marietta to Gale and HiIda Gano Heeter, who live at Newport.

She married Richard L Bayless in Newport on Dec. 30, 1950. They lived in Newport before moving to Marion 30 years ago.

She was a member of the Newport United Methodist Church and was part-owner of the B and W Market in Marion.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is survived by a son. Richard Larrey of the home: a daughter, Shana Alana of the home; and a brother, Theodore Heeter of Grove City.

Friends may call at the Boyd Funeral Home at 122 West Columbia St. from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home wit the Rev. Edward Holland officiating. Graveside services will e at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Newport Cemetery with the Rev. David Gilbert officiating.

Instead of flowers, donations may be made to the Newport United Methodist Church.

Samuel Bayless

Samuel Clifford Bayless, 81, of Greene St., Newport, Ohio, died Saturday afternoon in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Newport, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Bayless. He was a member of the Newport Church of Christ and was employed at Remington Rand.

He is survived by his wife, Beryl Bogard Bayless; one son, Richard Bayless of Marion, Ohio; two grand children, four step-grandchildren, one great granddaughter, and two sisters, Georgia Haught and Ethel Berga, both of Newport.

He was preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.

Services will be held Tuesday at I p.m. at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home, Marietta, with Evangelist Frank Love officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 p.m. today to the time of services Tuesday.

Marietta Times

Richard L Bayless

MARION — Richard L. Bayless, 66, of Marion died at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 26, 1997) at Marion General Hospital.

He was born Aug. 15, 1930, in Newport to Samuel Clifford and Beryl Katherine Bogard Bayless. He attended Emanuel Lutheran Church and was a 1952 graduate of Capital University. He was former president of Northwest Central Education Service, an honorary member of Ohio High School Athletic Association, a lifetime member of Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference and a member of Ohio and Marion County Retired Teachers associations.

He was an educator with Ridgedale Schools for 29 years. A resident of Marion for 45 years, he had previously lived in Newport. He was the former owner of B&W in Brush Ridge, Ohio.

He is survived by his wife, Christine Pezoldt Bayless, whom he married April 19. 1986: one son, Richard Larrey Bayless of Prospect: one stepson, Jonathon Mutter of Marion: one daughter, Shana Alana Bayless of Marion: his mother: three stepdaughters, Susan Robert son of Pompano Beach, Fla., Karen Pennington of Beaufort. S.C., and Jennifer Mutter of Marion: three granddaughters: and two step- granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Charlotte Elizabeth Heeter, on April 26, 1982. They were married Dec. 30, 1950. He was also preceded in death by his father, one son and one daughter.

Services are at 10 am. Saturday at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Marion with Pastors Robert Gordon and J. Weston Jones officiating. Burial is at 2 p.m. Sunday in Newport Cemetery in Newport. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at S Boyd Funeral Home in Marion.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ridgedale Junior/Senior High School, do Boyd Funeral Home, 122 W. Columbia St., Marion, Ohio 43302.

May 1979

Cyrus Carl Bayless

NEWPORT — Services for Cyrus Carl (Teen) Bayless, 71 of Route 1 will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with Charles Newell officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 25, 1907 at Newport, a son of the late Cyrus and Fannie McKitrick Bayless. He married Helen Poland who preceded him in death.     f

Surviving are two brothers and three sisters, Clifford, Mrs. Ethel Berga, Mrs. Georgia Haught and Mrs. Marie Edgell, all of Newport, and Otis of Marietta. Four brothers and a sister preceded him in death.

He had been employed at Remington-Rand until his retirement.

He was a member of the Newport Church of Christ and the 25-year club at Remington Rand. He was a veteran of World War II.

Friends may call at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Newport Church of Christ.

1984

George A. Bayless

George Arnold Bayless, 63, of 313 Greene St., died at 4 a.m. Friday in the West Penn Hospital Burn-Trama Center in Pittsburgh from injuries he suffered in a fire Thanksgiving eve. He was born Aug. 3, 1921, at Newport to George W. and Mary Carpenter Bayless. He spent most of his life in the Newport community and had been in the construction business. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II and was a member of the United Methodist Church.

He married Katherine Bennett, who survives with two sons, Billy G. Bayless of Newport and Ronnie G. Bayless of Marietta; and two daughters, Janice Sue Covey of Reno and Theresa Ann Bayless of Marietta. There are four grandchildren. He is also survived by three brothers, Kenneth Bayless and Leonard Bayless of Newport and Richard Bayless of Mt. Vernon; and eight sisters, Audrey Andrews of Souderton, Pa., Helen Lamitina of Canton, Edith Luke of Akron, Bertha Layman of Canton, Mary Hane of Akron, Mildred Mayo of Canton, - Olive Mercer of Marietta and Lillie Mugrage of Williamstown.

Two brothers and two sisters are deceased.

Services will begin at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Burial will be in the Newport Cemetery with military rites at the grave. Friends may call at the funeral home from this evening until the hour of the service.

Lavada M. Bayless

Services for Lavada Marie Bayless, 66, of 410 Prospect St. were at 2:30 p.m. today in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with Charles Newell officiating. Burial was in Newport Cemetery.

Mrs. Bayless died Saturday morning in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born July 15, 1914, in New port Township to Jacob and Chloe Thompson Schultheis. She was a member of Newport Church of Christ.

She was married July 29, 1933, to Otis Bayless. He survives with four brothers, Dayton Schultheis of Logan, Robert and Darrel Shultheis of Marietta and Harold Schultheis of Sardis; and three sisters, Oma Bogard and Marjorie Hill of Marietta and Mrs. Larry (Norma) Gale of Jefferson City, Mo. Several nieces and nephews also survive.