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Dalrymple - Danvers

 

Lennie L. Dalrymple

Lennie L. Dalrymple. 52, of Matamoras, died at 10:20 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 18, 1993) in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born Oct. 21, 1940 in Newport, to Arthur and Espy Francis. She was a graduate of Newport High School and had been employed at Cain’s Drive-In and later in St. Marys, W.Va. She was a member of the Center Valley Baptist Church.

On April 1, 1961, she married to Roger L. Dalrymple who survives with two sons and three daughters:

Roger “Bud” Dalrymple, and Kim Hedrick of Marietta; Michael S. Dalrymple of St. Marys, W.Va.; Sonia L. Everson, of Williamstown; and Angie Jones, of Reno; three grand sons and one granddaughter, Shawn Dalrymple, Matthew Jones, Michael Boughner, and Tiffany Lyn Hedrick; two brothers, Sam Francis of Matamoras, and Donald Bernard Francis, of Newport; and three sisters, Ann Delancey of Parkersburg, Hilda Bellville, of Matamoras, and Enid Collins, of Friendly, W.Va. Marie Hupp of Marietta is a hall-sister. Two brothers, one sister, and one grandson, Zachary Ryan Hedrick, are deceased.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. James Skedell officiating. Burial will be in German Cemetery in Independence Town ship. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 p.m. Saturday until the hour of the services.

CLARENCE H. DALRYMPLE

1981-82

 Clarence Hersel Dalrymple, 54, Rt. 3, New Matamoras, O., died at his residence last Monday morning.

He was born in Tyler County, son of the late Edward and Isabel Howell Dalrymple

He is survived by his wife, Donna June Carpenter Dalrymple; seven sons, Danny of St. Marys, Edward of Sistersville and Ronald, Donald, Hersel Allen, Lonnie, Carl, Dean, all of New Matamoras; three daughters, Darlene Dalrymple of Sistersville and Verna and Karen Dalrymple of New Matamoras; two brothers, Joseph of Pennsboro and Cecil of Bens Run; two sisters, Mrs. Lee Workman of Paden City and Edna Winland of Sistersville; and 11 grandchildren.

The funeral was held at 1:00 p.m. Friday at the Hadley Funeral home in New Matamoras with Brent Gallagher officiating. Burial was in the Newport Cemetery.

Charles L. Dana

Marietta Times, July 30, 1905

Sudden Death - Charles L Dana of Lower Newport, Expires in bed this morning.

Mr. Charles Luther Dana of Lower Newport, died very suddenly at home between 3 and 4 o'clock this morning the attributed cause being heart trouble. He had been as well as usual of late, although his health had not been good for a number of years. He expired in his bed.

Mr. Dana was one of the older and most highly esteemed residents of Washington County. He had lived during most of this life within two miles of the place where he died and was a well known man. His sudden death will cause many friends to mourn.

He was sixty years of age in the spring. Besides his wife he leaves a daughter, who is Mrs. Joseph Thornily, and two sisters, Mrs. Charles H. Newton, of this city and Mrs. Samuel D. Smith.

Mr. Dana had been a member of the Baptist Church for many years and had long acted as a deacon of the Valley Church. He was a God-fearing man and one who was active in Christian work.

He enlisted in Company A 148th O.V. I. during the Civil War and was a member of the Buell Post G. A. R. of this city.

Mr. Dana was at one time a resident of Marietta, having been connected with the Buell drug store a number of years ago.

The funeral will take place from the Valley Church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock and interment will be made in the cemetery there.

 

F.F. Dana

DEATH TAKES F.F.DANA OF NEWPORT

May 21, 1924

Fredrick F. Dana of Newport former county treasurer and one of the prominent men of Washington County died this morning at 5:30 o'clock. He had been ill for several years but the immediate cause of his death was pneumonia.

Mr. Dana was a son of the late Stephen A. and Jane Little Dana. He was born in Newport of November 30, 1843. His early life was spent in Newport. He enlisted in Company H, 7th O. V. C., at the formation of the regiment until the close of the war.

For a few years after the close of the Civil War he was associated with the late David M. Edgerton, formerly of this county, in the cattle business in Colorado, when Pueblo was but a trading station. Later he returned to the home farm in Newport, where with his father he remained until elector to the office of county treasurer in 1902, which office he filed for two terms, after, which he returned to the farm. On November 19, 1872, he was united in marriage to Mary E. West, who survives him, together with three sons, S. A. of Marietta, Dale of Robinson, Ill., and Dwight, of Newport. His only daughter, Grace, died in 1904.

In early manhood he united with the First Baptist Church of Newport, and he retained his membership there during his life time.

Funeral services, will be held from the home on Thursday, May 23, at 2:30 p. m., with burial in Newport cemetery. The family requests that no flowers be sent.

Unknown Marietta Newspaper May 22, 1924

 

Frederick Foster Dana

Enlisted Aug. 31, 1862 in 7th Ohio Cal. and served through the war; was in Sherman's march to the sea. was sent to search for Jefferson Davis. and was one of the guards appointed to conduct Jefferson Davis to Atlanta; never off duty nor in the hospital during his three year's service. He was county treasurer, 1902-06, and during those years res. in Marietta.

 

Lela I. Dana

1982

Lela Irene Dana. 63, of 629 Second St. died at 6:25 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph’s Hospital at Parkersburg.

She was born Dec. 9, 1918, at Newport to William Dwight and Mary Anne McConnell Dana. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and was employed by J.C. Penney Co. in Marietta for the past 24 years as head of accounting. She was a member of Lucretia Wilson Circle and Win One Class of the Church, a member of the Marietta Chapter of D.A.R.. Girls Board of the Betsey Mills Club, past president of Marietta Business and Professional Women Association, and lieutenant governor of the State Board of Assistance of the Mayflower Society. She worked for the Brickwede Furniture Co. of Marietta for 18 years before her employment with J.C. Penney.

She is survived by two brothers, William A. Dana of Marietta and Max D. Dana of New Matamoras; and two sisters, Mrs. H. Gray (Betsey) Hutchinson of Raleigh, N.C. and Mrs. Richard (Mary) Smith of Bellefontaine. She was preceded in death by her father, who died Nov. 19, 1953, her mother who died May 7, 1969, and one brother, Theodore Dwight who died Dec. 18. 1945.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Donald Shuler officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday at Hadley Funeral Home Marietta. The body will be taken t the church one hour prior to service Thursday.

Mary Rebecca Dana

Mary Rebecca Dana of 205 Sacra Via died Tuesday morning (March 17, 1992).

Miss Dana had lived at Marietta since 1913 and had attended Marietta public schools. She graduated in 1919 from Marietta College and did graduate work at Ohio State University and the University of Southern California. She taught senior English in high schools at Belmont, Ironton and Marietta until her retirement in 1967.

She was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ, Washington County Historical Society, Friends of the Museum, Washington County Retired Teachers, Betsey Mills Club and Delta Kappa Gamma.

She was born Sept. 14, 1900, at Newport to Stephen Augustus and Hariette Greene Dana. She was a sixth generation direct descendant of Peregrine Foster, one of the 48 pioneers who came to Marietta in 1788.

She is survived by one sister-in- law, Edith Ward Dana; three nieces, Mrs. Dennis (Sally) Schirmer of Redondo Beach, Calif., Mrs. Richard (Sue) Kadar of McKeesport, Pa., and Mrs. Richard (Jane) Voligny of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and several great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Foster Dana, in 1975.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Parson officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon Friday until the hour of the services. The family will meet friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dana Class, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 312 Front St., Marietta.

Mrs. William Daniels

Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Ella Adamson Daniels, 88, in Oakland, Calif.

She was born July 15, 1871, in Ludlow, Twp., a daughter of the late Barnett and Priscilla Adamson. She was married to James W. Smith. July 3, 1893, He died Nov. 5, 1897. She later married Willam H. Daniels who died in August, 1930.

She had resided in California for 37 years. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Marietta and the St. Peters Episcopal Church in Redwood City, Calif.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Fred LaBelle of Oakland, and Mrs. Howard Harrington of Redwood City; one brother, Charles B. Adamson of Pittsburgh, Pa.,; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren,

Two sons, Chester Smith and Barnett Smith, four brothers and five sisters are deceased.

Local relatives include a nephew, Emil Adamson of RD. 2; and four nieces, Mrs. James Mildren of 157 Wells St., Mrs. George Hill of RD. 2, Mrs. Paul AR. Smith of Bailey Dr. and Mrs. Aldin Harris of Warner.

Funeral services were in California.

William H. ‘Coonie’ L Danver

Marietta Times

NEW MATAMORAS — William H. F “Coonie” Danver, 84, of Parkway Townhouses died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was n Oct. 17, 1909, in Wellsville, W.Va., to William and Hattie Beaver Danver. A U.S. Navy veteran, he later worked in construction. He then had owned and operated Coonie and Mary Lou’s Tavern at Beavertown for 17 years. After the sale of his tavern, he was a school bus driver for Frontier School District until his retirement. He was a member of Beavertown United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Fluharty Danver, whom he married June 15, 1958; two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Melanie) Lamp of New Martinsville, W.Va., and Mrs. Jerry (Candy) Kinney of Woodsfield; one son, Mathew Danver of Kalamazoo, Mich.; four grandchildren. John Lamp of New Martinsville, Steven Kinney of Fort Campbell, Ky., Jerri Lynn Kinney of Rittman and Melissa Kinney of Woodsfield; five great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Richard Stanley Danver of Beavertown and Kenneth Taylor of New Martinsville.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Edgar Danver; one sister, Mary Danver; and his parents.

Services are 1 p.m. tomorrow at Hadley Funeral Home in New Matamoras with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Burial is in Parr Hill Cemetery at Beavertown. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Matamoras Emergency Squad, 800 Grandview Ave., New Matamoras, Ohio 45767.


Davis

 

Alvernia E. Davis

DART’ — Alvernia E. Davis, 77 of Dart died at 3:15 p.m. Friday (April 12, 1996) at Marietta Memorial Hospital shortly after arrival.

She was born on Shay Ridge on Sept. 29, 1918, a daughter of the late David and Blanche Tice Enochs. She had spent her early life on Shay Ridge and later lived at Archers Fork. Her home has been at Dart for the past 35 years. She enjoyed cooking and homemaking and was a member of the Point Pleasant Christian Union Church.

She is survived by one son, Herman C. Davis and his wife, Shirley of Dart; three grandchildren, Michelle Haught and her husband, Gregory, and Cynthia Davis of Dart and Jeffrey Davis and his wife, Beth Anne, of Marietta; three great-grandchildren, Melissa and Gregg Haught and Nisa Renee Davis; one sister, Opal Poulton of Marietta; and several nephews and nieces survive.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert C. Davis, who died on Dec. 22, 1991; four brothers, Bud Enochs, Chester Enochs, Don Enochs and Hany Enochs; and two sisters, Helen Rollison and Dorothy Channel.

Funeral arrangements are in complete at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home beginning Saturday evening.

Gale R. Davis

1987

CARROLL — Gale R. Davis, 85, of Carroll died Monday in Lancaster Hospital.

He was born May 18, 1901, in Archers Fork, Washington County, to Mrs. Gertrude Harris Davis. He was superintendent of schools at Lewisville from 1948 to 1955. A retired Bloom-Carroll school teacher, he taught there for 20 years. He was a member of Carroll Shalom United Methodist Church in Carroll,

He is survived by his wife, Verna; two sons, James of Maryland and Richard of North Carolina; 11 grandchildren; and one nephew.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Carroll Shalom United Methodist Church with the Rev. Richard Maurer officiating. Burial will be in Betzer Cemetery.

Friends may call at Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home at Canal Winchester from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and one hour prior to the services at the church.

Bertha Ellen Davis

1984

Bertha Ellen Davis, 88, lifelong resident of Washington County died at 2:55 a.m. Sunday in Fairview Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on “Hasley Acres” at Newell’s Run, Washington County. She graduated from Gregory Elementary School with honors and after taking the Boxwood Teachers Examination became school teacher. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church. On May 8, 1913, she was married to John E. Davis, a farmer of Reno. He died April 4, 1967.

She is survived by one so George E. Davis of Marietta and six daughters, Ethel Pritchett and Mable Noble, both of Newport, Bessie Bell of Mingo Junction, Helen Murphy of Plymouth, and. and Sylvia Van Noy of Marietta; 18 grandchildren, 31 great- grandchildren and seven great-great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Clifford Eugene, and one brother, Walter Hasley.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with Arthur Edwards, lay minister of visitation Christ United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial will be In Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Claude S Davis

Claude S. Davis, 76, of 203 Chamberlain Drive, Marietta, died at 11:25 am. Wednesday (June 7, 2000) at his farm In Pennsville.

He was born May 20, 1924, in Columbus to Dr. Claude V. and Laura Sheridan Davis. He graduated from Pennsvllle High School In 1942 and Marietta College In 1948. He attended Ohio State University and Ohio University and received his master’s degree from Indiana University.

He went into the U.S. Army on May 20, 1943, and served in Europe as a medical technician for the 105th Medical Battalion of the 30th Infantry Division. He received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and European Campaign medals and was discharged Dec. 5, 1945.

After college, he went to work for Marietta City Schools as a teacher and principal at Washington Elementary School and later became superintendent of Washington County Schools.

He had a great love of the gospel and was a Church of Christ preacher at Creighton Ridge. Crum Ridge, Graysville, Tridelphia and Pleasant Ridge Churches of Christ. He was a member of Civitan and Washington County Historical Society.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Stella VanFossen Davis, whom he married June 26, 1948, in Marietta; two sons, Michael Davis and his wife, Nancy, of Bedford, Ind., and David Davis and his wife, Peggy, of Hilllard; three daughters, Beth Davis and her husband, Dan, of Las Cruces, N.M., Ruth Forshey and her husband, Brad, of Marietta, and Martha Potts and her husband, Mark, of Newport News, Va.; eight grandchildren, Jeremy Davis and his wife, Barbara, of Terre Haute, Ind., Joshua Davis of Bedford, Tommy and Natalie Davis, both of Las Cruces, Johnny and Sarah Forshey, both of Marietta, and Jacob and Emily Potts, both of New port News; and one brother, Dr. Galen H. Davis and his wife, Joyce, of Canal Winchester.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Sixth and Washington Streets Church of Christ in Marietta with Dana Morrison officiating. Burial is in McConnelsville Cemetery in McConnelsville. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hadley Funeral Home in Marietta. The body will be taken to the church two hours prior to the service.

Imogene “Imie” Bayless Davis

St. Marys, W.Va. – Imogene “Imie” Bayless Davis, 74, of St. Marys died Monday (August 20, 2001) at her residence.

She was born May 27, 1927, in Newport to Everett Alfred and Cloe Albert Thomas McGee. She was a 1946 graduate of Newport High School and was a former secretary for the school. She was a member of New United Methodist Church and Ellenboro Chapter 20 Order of Eastern Star. She loved to sew and cook.

She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Ralph W. Davis; two sons, Bill Bayless and his wife, Susy, of Ellenboro W.Va., and Richard Davis and his wife, Brenda of St. Marys, grandchildren, Craig and Jenny Bayless of Parkersburg, Richard Lee and Marci Davis of Belmont, W.Va., and Barbara and John Burns of St. Marys; one brother, Gerald McGee of Milton, Fla.; one sister, Peggy Wright of Newport, and several nieces and nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, David R. Bayless; her parents; and two brothers, George G. and H. Alfred McGee.

Services ate at 11 a.m. Thurdsay at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys with the Rev. Hayward Perkey officiating. Burial is in Newport Cemetery in Newport. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. An eastern Star memorial service is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Mary West Dana

Feb 15, 1935

Mrs. Mary West Dana aged 86, widow of Frederick F. Dana married November 19, 1872, daughter of Rev. J. B.  and Mary A West. She was born in Moundsville, W. Va. April 10, 1848. Mrs. Dana Spent a part of her girlhood in Marietta where she attended school. Her parents moved to Newport where she spent practically the remainder of her life. Mr. and Mrs. Dana and their family lived in Marietta from 1902 to 1906, during the years when Mr. Dana served as county treasurer. The family lived on Front Street and the daughter of the home, Miss. Grace Dana died there in the spring of 1904. Mr. and Mrs. Dana returned to their home at Newport, and Mr. Dana died there in 1924. They were members of the Methodist Church. Three sons survive. S.A. Dana, E. D. Dana, Dwight  Dana.

 


Dana

 

W. Dwight Dana, 52, died Sunday (Feb. 20, 2011) at his home in Holly Hill, Fla. He was born on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1959, in Marietta, to William Augustus "Bill" Dana and Merna Born Dana.

From an early age, Dwight always seized life with gusto and never met a stranger. By age 14, he was an Eagle Scout and attended the Boy Scout Jamboree in Norway. During the Nation's Bicentennial, Dwight bicycled across the United States, from Virginia to Oregon. He biked 82 days for a total of 4,250 miles - he was 16 at the time.

Dwight served in the Air Force in Plattsburgh, N.Y.; graduated from USMC Officer's Candidate School in Quantico, Va.; and as a Marine, Captain Dana deployed to Iraq for the Desert Storm War.

Dwight's careers included: Working for Caterpillar in Chicago and Columbus; served as a customs agent in Savannah, Ga.; and a customs and border protection officer in Orlando, Fla.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Strezelecki "Margie" Dana, whom he married June 7, 1996. She was the love of his life - wife, partner, and best friend. They met on a bike trip and he found someone who could match his great love for adventure - they camped, biked, sailed and rode motorcycles together.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his father and stepmother, Bill and Mary Dana; sister, Susan Vizzuto; stepsister, Pat Lee and RaeAnn Stollar; mother- and father-in-law, Margaret and Joseph Strelecki; uncle, Max Dana; aunts, Betty Jean Born, Helen Smith, Betsy Hutchison, and Anita Merritt; brothers-in-law, Joseph and Michael Strelecki, and John Vizzuto. There are also many loved cousins throughout the area.

Dwight was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Merna and Lewis Groves; grandparents, Dwight and Mary Dana, and Gilbert and Edna Born.

Funeral services will be held Saturday (Feb. 26, 2011) at 1 p.m. at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel with Monsignor Michael Campbell officiating and eulogy by John J. Vizzuto. Burial with military honors by American Legion Post 64 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5108 in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 25, 2011) at the funeral home and on Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until time of services.


Decker - Delong

 

Mrs. John H. Decker

Mrs. Mayme L. Decker, 85, of 407 Harmar St., died at 6 a.m. today in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born March 20, 1888, at Shay Post Office, a daughter of the late Samuel and Lydia Cleary Miller.

On Jan. 14, 1913, she was married to J. Herbert Decker, who preceded her in death.

Three sons and four daughters survive; Robert Decker, Marietta: Ford Decker, Chillicothe: Dean (Pat) Decker, Marietta Route I Mrs. Ralph (Grace) Gearhart, Mrs. June Guckert and Mrs. Ray (Kathleen) Lankford, all of Marietta, and Mrs. Neil (Helen) Green, Marietta Rt. 3, One son, John, and an infant son and daughter are deceased. There are 22 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Decker was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.

She had spent most of her life in Washington County. She was a member of Warren Presbyterian Church and its Missionary Society.

Sevices will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Doudna & McClure Funeral Home with burial in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Audrey M. DeLong

Audrey M. DeLong, 76, of Garden City Road Marietta Rt. 3, died at Memorial Hospital at 5 a.m. today.

Born Dec. 6, 1908, at Dart, to Leat and Louise Davis Clark, she was a teacher for 33 years in Warren Local School District. Mrs. DeLong was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and an honorary life member of Warren’s Parents Teacher Association. A member of Putnam Congregational Church, she was a Sunday School teacher and Cherub Choir director, which she started with Walter Hobbs.

Mrs. DeLong was preceded in death by her parents; her step-mother, Elizabeth Clark; and a sister, Ruth McGregor.

She is survived by her husband, Okey, whom she married April 26, 1930; a sister, Virginia Prunty of Odenton, Mo.; a brother John J. Clark of Paducah, KY.; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Putnam Congregational Church with the Rev. Peter Lungberg officiating. Entombment will be at East lawn Mausoleum. Calling hours at Hadley Funeral Home will be from Friday and at Putnam Congregational Church one hour prior to services on Saturday.

CHARLES H. DELONG

1987

Charles Henry Delong, 68, of 1012 Grandview Ave., Matamoras, died Friday in St. Joseph’s Hospital.

He was born Dec. 17, 1918, at Murraysville, WV, to Charles William and Laura Keyse Delong. He attended Jackson County schools. He was a river boat pilot and was employed by Ohio River Sand and Gravel Division, Dravo Corp.

On Aug. 10, 1947, he married Edna Cornell, who survives. He also is survived by three daughters, Bonnie Delong of Matamoras, Mrs. Richard (Judy) Wolf of Arlington, Va., and Mrs. John (Kathryn) Delong of Akron; three brothers, Steve of Akron, Homer of Antique, Ohio, and Everett of Ravenswood; 11 grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, William Edward, in 1974; one grandson, Terry Ryan Delong two sisters, Ruth Staats and Virginia Taylor; a half-sister, Leona Mellinger and a brother, Cecil Delong.

Services were held Tuesday in Hadley Funeral Home at Matamoras with the Rev. Jim Gibbons officiating. Burial was in Matamoras Cemetery.

Kathryn Lucelia DeLong

VINCENT — Kathryn Lucelia DeLong, 84, of Vincent died Sunday morning (July 15. 2001) at the Marietta Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born Jan. 24, 1917, at Lower Newport to Trymson and Bertha Jackson Wise. She had been a homemaker during her married life. She enjoyed rocking and watching the birds.

She had been a member of the Sixth and Washington Streets Church of Christ and, in later years, had attended Barlow Presbyterian Church. She was married to Ernest DeLong, who preceded her in death. For the last 13 years, prior to living at the Marietta Center. She had made her home with her double first cousin, Daymon H. Wise of Vincent. She is also survived by another double first cousin, Betty Wise Maddox and her husband. James, of Barlow; and three second cousins, Pamela Wise Best, Michael Maddox and Patricia Maddox Graham.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; three infant brothers; and one brother, Dayton H. Wise.

Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home in Marietta with Pastor David Jackson officiating. Burial is in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 p.m. today until the hour of the services.

Harold Thomas Delong

Harold Thomas DeLong, 72, Newport, died at 5:30 p.m. Friday in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born Aug. 30, 1904, at Sistersville, W. Va., a son of the late Thomas and Anna Belle Brownfield DeLong. He was a member of the Newport Church of Christ. He was employed for several years at the Atlas Lumber Company.

He married Leona Phelps, who preceded him in death. On June 10, 1951, he married Lula Hazel McPeek, who survives. One brother survives, Ernest M. DeLong, Marietta, along with several nephews and nieces. Three stepsons and three step daughters survive Harry McPeek, Columbus; Deen McPeek, East Liverpool; Gordon Junior McPeek, Mrs. Verna McPeek Binegar, Newport; Mrs. Kathleen McPeek Binegar, Matamoras; and Mrs. Wanda McPeek Hammett, Belmont, W. Va. Two brothers and two stepsons preceded him in death.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home, with Charles Newell officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

John Henry DeLong

Date of Birth: March 2, 1922, Lowell, Ohio

Date of Death: February 25, 1999, Marietta, Ohio

Services From:

Lowell Chapel of Cawley & Peoples, Lowell, Ohio

Monday, March 1, 1999 at 1:30 p.m.

Officiating: Robert Vincent

Interment Greenlawn Cemetery – Lowell, Ohio

Funeral Conducted by: Cawley & Peoples Funeral Homes, Lowell, Ohio

Lula DeLong

  December 24, 1898 – June 18, 1991

The Parkersburg News, June 19, 1991

ST. MARYS — Lula McPeek DeLong, 92, of Newport, died June 18, 1991, at Care Haven of Pleasants.

She was born in New Matamoras, a daughter of the late Sheridan and Rachel Oliver Hutchison. She was a member of the Newport Church of Christ and Newport Senior Citizens. She is survived by two sons, Dean McPeek of East Liverpool, Ohio, and Gordon McPeek of Newport; three daughters, Kathleen Binegar of New Matamoras, Verna Binegar of Newport and Wanda Jean Hammett of Belmont; 29 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Gordon W. McPeek; second husband, Harold DeLong; three sons, Harry, Marvin and Truman McPeek; three sisters; and one brother.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Ruttencutter Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial will be in the Newport Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home until 1 p.m. today.

Pearl Levada DeLong

Marietta Times

NEWPORT — Pearl Levada DeLong, 81, of Newport Route 1 died at 8:50 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 5. 1996) at Twin Maples Nursing Home in McArthur.

She was born Jan. 31, 1915, in Newport to the late Raleigh Ellsworth and Anna Thomas Hartshorn. She was a member of Harmar Hill Church of Christ and was employed in the alteration department of Bonhams of Marietta and later at the J.C. Penney Store.

She is survived by one son, Ernest Edwin DeLong of Newport Route 1: one daughter. Marianna Bedilion of Little Hocking: six grandchildren. Janet Ward, Connie Huntsman and Jolene DeLong, all of Newport Route 1, Susie Friedman of Stuart, Fla., Billy Bedilion of Cape Canaveral, Fla., and Jimmy Bedilion of Little Hocking; five great-grandchildren: two brothers, James Hartshorn of Sharon, Pa., and Alva Hartshom of Belpre; and two sisters, Deborah Shawver and Ellen Duvall, both of Belpre.

On Sept. 22, 1931, she married Wilbert DeLong. He died Sept. 19, 1972. Also preceding her in death are one son, Lloyd Everett DeLong; and one brother, Osten Hartshorn.

Services are at 10:30 am. Saturday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home. Burial is in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call from noon today until for the services Saturday at the funeral home.

 Richard W. Delong

Richard Woodrow DeLong, 59, 808 Columbia Ave., died at 6 am, this morning at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

Born a Belmont, W. Va., May 19, 1914, he was a son of the late Friend and Bessie Hawkins DeLong. He was married to Bernice Carpenter, Nov. 9, 1946. He has been retired for the past 10 years.

Mr. DeLong was formerly associated with Harry LaFaber in the operation of the Stadium Service Station, Marietta, and was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Williamstown First Presbyterian Church and American Legion Post 159, Williamstown.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Susan, of the home, and one sister, Mrs. Nettie LaFaber, Marietta.

 

Service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cawley Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Ebel officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday and until time of services Tuesday.

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Lula DeLong;  December 24, 1898 – June 18, 1991

The Parkersburg News, June 19, 1991

ST. MARYS — Lula McPeek DeLong, 92, of Newport, died June 18, 1991, at Care Haven of Pleasants.

She was born in New Matamoras, a daughter of the late Sheridan and Rachel Oliver Hutchison. She was a member of the Newport Church of Christ and Newport Senior Citizens. She is survived by two sons, Dean McPeek of East Liverpool, Ohio, and Gordon McPeek of Newport; three daughters, Kathleen Binegar of New Matamoras, Verna Binegar of Newport and Wanda Jean Hammett of Belmont; 29 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Gordon W. McPeek; second husband, Harold DeLong; three sons, Harry, Marvin and Truman McPeek; three sisters; and one brother.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Ruttencutter Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial will be in the Newport Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home until 1 p.m. today.


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Mary Alice DePuy

April 6, 1989

NORTHRIDOE, Calif. — Mary Alice DePuy, 65, a former resident of Lawrence Township, died Thursday, April 6, at Northridge.

She was born July 4, 1923, in Washington County. Her home had been at Anaheim, Calif., for, several years.

She was married to George DePuy, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by one daughter, Judy Cosh of Northridge; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one brother, John Robert Martin of Anaheim. Local relatives include a sister-in-law, Kathleen Phillips, a nephew, Gary Phillips, and a niece, Shirley Page, all of Marietta.

Arrangements are incomplete. Burial will be in Lawrence Cemetery.

Mary M. DePuy

Mary M. DePuy, 73, of Reno Star Route in the Dart area, died at 12:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, at her home following a lengthy illness.

She was born July 30, 1915, on Pine Ridge in Washington County to Henry and Lillie Skinner Bowersock.

She was a member of the Lawrence Baptist Church and the Little Muskingum Grange.

She is survived by her husband Floyd, one grandson, Gale DePuy of Marietta Rt. 5; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Bowersock of Dart, and Lawrence Bowersock of Bloomfield; two sisters, Mrs. Herman (Ethel) Weinstock of Marietta Rt. 5, and Mrs. William (Dorothy) Lankford of Marietta; and her daughter-in-law Karen DePuy McVay of Reno.

A son Gale C. DePuy preceded her in death.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Dyr and the Rev. Edwin McLeod officating. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington County Unit of the American Cancer Society, 616 Second St.

Bertha Schau Dennis

1983

Bertha Schau Dennis, 85, of Marietta Rt. 1, died at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in Marietta Convalescent Center.

She was born July 9, 1898, in Newport Township to the late John and Nettie Hall Bogard. She was a member of the Marietta Bible Center Church and had been secretary of the adult Sunday School class. She had been employed by Slater Food Service at Marietta College for a number of years. She was married April 12, 1920, to Dewey Schau, who preceded her in death March 1, 1957.

She was later married to William Dennis, who survives. Other survivors are two sons, Frank Schau of Miami, Fla., and Dewey Schau of Marietta Rt. 1; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel McElfresh of Marietta Rt. 1 and Velma Abicht of Marietta; two step-sons, William Dennis Jr. and Richard Dennis, both of Marietta; one sister, Evelyn Miller of Marietta; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four step- grandchildren..

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Floyd A. Dennis

Floyd Aubrey Dennis, 65, Harriettsville died at his home at 12:30 p.m. yesterday.

He was born on Dec. 20, 1911, in Washington county, a son of the late Charles and Mary Antill Dennis. He spent most of his life in the Lower Salem-Harriettsville-Germantown communities and had been employed with various area coal companies until he retired.

On July 34, 1933, Mr. Dennis married Laura Davis, who died May 23, 1969.

Two sons and two daughters survive; James A. Dennis of the home; Gary Dennis, Vincent Rt. 1; Mrs. William (Jean) Lallathin, Dexter City, and Mrs. Kenneth (Carol) Clark, Fort Myers, Fla. There are six grandchildren and two great grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Mildred Schofield, Marietta. One brother is deceased.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. in McClure- Schafer Funeral Home, with Jess Nutter officiating and burial in Salem Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Sherman Okey Dennis

Marietta Times

Sherman Okey Dennis, 94, of Marietta Route 8 died at 9:10 am. Saturday (July 27. 1996) at The Arbors at Marietta.

He was born Feb. 16, 1902, at Eight Mile, Washington County, to the late George A. and Sarah Whiteous Dennis. He had been an oil field worker and was later employed as a machinist at Marietta Metals. During World War II. he was employed at Remington Rand.

He is survived by two sons. Howard Dennis and his wife, Ruth, of Fleming and Gary Dennis and his wife, Norma of Marietta; two daughters. Rosamond Hart and Ruth Smith and her husband, Paul, all of Marietta; eight grandchildren, David and Steven Hart, Douglas Dennis and Lyle Smith, all of Marietta, Dr. Lloyd Dennis of Fleming, Cheryl Smith of Akron, Brant Dennis of Amesville and Jane Ann Zide of Williamstown; 12 great- grandchildren; one sister. Regina Pickering and her husband, Charles, of Marietta: and a number of nieces and nephews.

On June 30, 1923, he married Garnet Noland. She died Sept. 30. 1985. Also preceding him in death was his 12-year-old son, Wilford Okey Dennis, in June of 1944 in an accident; five brothers. Raymond. Charles, William, Edward and George Dennis: and three sisters, Bertha Oldfield, Lula Lauer and Lilly Dennis.

Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Revs. Gale Lauderman and Robert Phillips officiating. Burial is in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call up until time for the services Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Reno Volunteer Fire Department. Reno, Ohio. 45773.

Miss Isabelle Deucher

November 26, 1977

Miss Isabelle Deucher, 94, of Deucher, died at 7:30 last night in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born Nov. 5, 1883, at Deucher, a daughter of the late George and Margaret Sprague Deucher. She had served as post master of the Deucher post office until its closing. She was an active member of the Deucher Baptist Church and was a member of the WCTU. She had spent most of her life in Washington County and for the last several years had been cared for in the home of Mrs. Lavina McMahan at 719 Third St.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Ewart Deucher and two sisters, Mrs. Lydia Graham and Pearl Deucher. Two nephews and one niece survive, James D. Graham and Joseph F. Graham of New Cumberland, W. Va., and Mrs. Mary Margaret Walmer of Tucson, Ariz. There are several great-nephews and great-nieces.

Services will be at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon at the Deucher Baptist Church with the Rev. Edwin McLeod officiating. Burial will be in Deucher Cemetery. Friends may call at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home until noon tomorrow when the body will be taken to the church.

Helen Louise Dickson

Marietta Times

COLUMBUS — Helen Louise Dickson, 65, of Columbus died Saturday (March 20,  2004) at Kobacker House in Columbus.

She was born in New Matamoras to Lawrence G. and Neva Dickson. She was a graduate of Ohio Dominican College and retired from Western Electric.

She is survived by two sisters, Mary Anne (Donald) Byers and Carlotta Hill and her fiancé, Ed Werner; one brother, Samuel Dickson; six nieces; two nephews; eight great-nieces; eight great- nephews; and close friends, Angel Fox, Mary Jane Fullbrook, Richard North and Patrick Doust.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Eugene and Harry Dickson; and one nephew, David Fedorchik.

Services are at 11 a.m.Wednesday at Schoedinger Midtown Chapel, 229 E. State St., Columbus. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 am. until the hour of the services on Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Grant/Riverside Hospice at Kobacker House.

Condolences may be e-mailed by visiting wwwschoedinger.com

Frances W. Dimit

Marietta Times

NEWPORT— Frances W. Dimit, 87, of Newport died Tuesday (June 4, 2002) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born March 8, 1915, at Bells Run, Ohio, to Louis and Georgeanne Bell. She was an active member of Newport United Methodist Church for nearly 60 years.

She is survived by one daughter, Sarah Holshu and her husband, Floyd, of Williamstown; one grand son, Kurtis Monroe; one granddaughter, Krista Cremeans and her husband, Gary; and two great grandchildren, Trey and Brad Cremeans of Lavalette, W.Va.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Emmett Whaley, in 1956; her second husband, Larry Dimit, in 1994; her parents; four sisters, Lucille Gartley, Marguerite Conway, Edna Spears and Louella Pugmire; and three brothers, Carroll Bell, George Bell and Bill Bell.

Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Newport United Methodist Church in Newport with the Rev. Steve Smith officiating. Burial is in IOOF Cemetery in St. Marys. Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Ruttencutter Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Newport United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 357, Newport, Ohio 45768.

Mrs. Oliver Dixon

1964

Mrs. Clara May Dixon, 79, of 512 Charles St. died in Fairview Manor Nursing Home in Beverly at 5 a.m. Tuesday.

She was born in Ludlow Twp., Washington County, on Feb. 20, 1885, a daughter of the late John and Henrietta Hearn Tice.

On May 28, 1904, she was married to Oliver Dixon who survives with three sons and seven daughters, John of Cleveland; Calvin with the U. S. Air Force in Viet Nam; Oliver Jr., Mrs. Bernice Abicht, and Mrs. Alva Smith of Elyria; Miss Mildred Dixon, Mrs. Olive Waterman, and Mrs. Vera Campbell of Marietta; Mrs. Ray Sanner of Lorain; and Mrs. Leonore Daugherty of Covington, Ky.

Two daughters, Beryl and Madeline, preceded her in. death.

There are 20 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren. Two sisters survive, Mrs. David Enochs of Marietta and Mrs. Victor Hagstrum of Houston, Tex., with one half- brother and two half - sisters, William Tice and Mrs. William Steinhoff of Shay Ridge and Mrs. Harvey Hanlon of East Liverpool.

One brother and two half-sisters are deceased

Mrs. Dixon was a member of Little Muskingum Baptist Church and of Golden Gleam Council 254 Daughters of America.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Doudna & McClure Funeral Home.

 

 


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Imogene Dobbs

NEWPORT — Imogene Dobbs 67 died Wednesday morning in Marietta Memorial Hospital. {no date]

She was born in Cameron W.Va., to Thomas and Elizabeth Howard Buzzard. She was a member of First Baptist Church in St. Marys, W.Va. She is survived by her husband, Victor Dobbs; one daughter, Mrs. Vicki L. Hersh of Greensburg, Pa.; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

MRS. GEORGE R. DODD

Mrs. Janie Edwards Dodd, 83, wife of George H. Dodd, of Sistersville, W. Va., died Saturday morning, December 22, 1962, at 4:30 o’clock, in Sistersville Hospital where she was admitted on Sunday, December 16th.

She was born in Washington County, Ohio, in January, 1880, a daughter of the late Martin and Maria Kinney Edwards.

She was married to George H. Dodd who survives with four sisters and two brothers: Mrs. H. A. Holland, of Chandlersville; Mrs. Roy Brisbin, of Pennsboro, W. Va.; Mrs. Sterling Evans, of Newark; Mrs. .Harry Mc Curdy, of Beverly; Harve Edwards and William Edwards, both of Washington County. One step-son, George R. Dodd, Jr., of Lost Hills, California, also survives.

A sister, Lucy Edwards, and a brother, Ross Edwards, are deceased.

Mrs. Dodd was a member of the Muskingum Valley Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held at the Cooper Funeral Home, in Sistersville, W. Va., on Monday afternoon at one o’clock. Interment was in Valley Cemetery at Marietta.

Mrs. H. A. Douglas

 

Mrs. Louise Greene Douglas, 8? of Washington County Women’s Home, died Thursday at 1:12 p.m.

She was born at Newport April 23, 1873, a daughter of the late Charles and Temyrus Truesdale Greene. On Feb. 24, 1897, she was married to H. A. Douglas, who died in 1929. One son survives H. E. Douglas of Woodland Hills, Calif. One son, Charles, preceded her in death. She was the last surviving member of a family of 11 brothers and sisters. A number of nephews and nieces survive.

Mrs. Douglas was a graduate of the second class of Newport High School. Her family was on of the pioneer families that settled in Newport over 150 years ago. Her home had been in Parkersburg until 1849 when she came to Marietta.

She had been a member of the Newport Methodist Church until moving to Parkersburg when she becomes a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She had also been a member of the Order of Easter Star for a number of years.

Mary Elizabeth Douglas

Marietta Times

NEWPORT — Mary Elizabeth Douglas. 73, of Newport died at 9:08 am. Friday (June 12. 1996) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born Feb. 7, 1923, in Sistersville, W.Va. to Leo Andrew and Sina Belle Baker Bostaph. She graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1942. She was a member of St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Sardis. She was a housewife and home health caregiver for 15 years.

She is survived by six sons, Carl Douglas and his wife, Karen, of New Matamoras, Jim Douglas and his wife, Carolyn, of Dart, John Douglas and his wife, Susan, Gary Douglas and his wife, Kathy, and Raymond Douglas, all of Marietta, and Larry Douglas of Harrisville. W.Va.; five daughters, Joanne Farley and her husband, Loren, of Rinard Mills, Mary Antill and her husband, Richard, of Wingett Run, Peggy Adams and her husband, Bob, of Fleming, Dorothy Barth and her husband, Ted, of Marietta and Betty Rutherford and her husband, Sam, of Newport: 22 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Charles and Donald Bostaph and Tom Bostaph and his wife, Arlene, of Akron and William Bostaph of Wheeling; and two sisters, Eileen Robertson of Akron and Theresa Evans and her husband, George Elmer, of Wheeling.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Douglas, who died March 18. 1962; one grandson, George Wade Murphy; one grand daughter, Theresa Joanne Farley Chambers; three brothers, Jim, Robert and Ray Bostaph; and two sisters, Caroline and Mary Alice Bostaph.

Ser are at 10 am. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marietta with Father James Dunfee officiating. Burial is in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in New Matamoras. Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Sunday at Hadley Funeral Home in New Matamoras. Vigil service is at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Dorothy Mae Gerhart Duer

Marietta Times

WORTHINGTON —Dorothy Mae Gerhart Duer, 85, a former resident of Marietta, died at 8:08 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 16, 2003) at Willowbrook Nursing Home in Worthington.

She was born April 9, 1917, in Marietta to Carl D. and Eliza Mendenhall Gerhart. She was a 1936 graduate of Marietta High School. After her education, she had been employed at Remington- Rand, the Smith Jewelry Store, Marietta College and was later an adult caregiver. She had also been head cook at Fort Hill Christian Youth Camp for many years.

Mr. and Mrs. Duer were members of Sixth and Washington Streets Church of Christ; when the Harmar Hill Church of Christ was founded, they became members of that congregation. They had later lived in Monroe, Mich., New Lexington, Gahanna, Lakeland, Fla., and Pataskala, and were active in the churches in every city they resided in.

She is survived by one daughter Mary Elizabeth Bartmess and her husband, Walter, of Columbus; two grandchildren, Brent Alden Bartmess and Beth Alison Bartmess; two brothers-in-law, Bill Duer and his wife, Patricia, and Glen Duer and his wife, Ann; and one sister-in-law, Sara Jane Miller.

On June 22, 1935, she married Charles Delmer Duer. He died July 2, 2001. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister-in law, Mary Ellen Carlson; and two brothers, Harold Gerhart and Gale Gerhart.

Services are at 1 p.m. Friday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home in Marietta. Burial is in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. Thursday until the hour of the service at the funeral home. The family will be present to meet friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Mary Duffey

Mrs. Mary E. Duffey, 88, of 810 Wayne St., died Monday at 7:05 a.m. in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Duffey was born Aug. 23, 1866, in Newport Twp., a daughter of the late Uriah and Emaline Carpenter Seevers. Her husband, Charles J. Duffey, died June 28, 1947.

Surviving are three sons,George Duffey of Bellaire, Henry Duffey of 810 Wayne St., and Fred Duffey of Marietta Rt.2; two daughters, Mrs. Sarah Standford, of Lancaster and Mrs. Mary Tidd of Newport Rt. 1; 45 grandchildren, a number of great-grandchildren; one brother, Joseph Seevers, of Newport Rt.1 and one sister, Mrs. Anna Pritchett, of Bellaire. Ten children preceded her in death.

Mrs. Duffey was a member of the Beech Grove Evangelical United Brethren Church.

Funeral services are incomplete. The body is at the Doudna & McClure funeral Home.

Iona Pearl Duffy

Iona Pearl Tyler Duffy, 52, a former resident of Newport, died in El Paso, Tex., yesterday morning.

She was born in Kentucky and reared in the home of an aunt, Mrs. Lillie Fidler, who resides in Cleveland. Mrs. Dully was a member of the Church of Christ.

In February 1942, she married Fred E. Duffy who survives with a son and a daughter, Fred E. II, Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. J.B. (Judith) Doyle El Paso. There are two grandchildren.

Services and burial will be in El Paso Wednesday.

Clifford R. Duffy

MIDDLETOWN, Md. — Clifford R. Dully, 82, of Middletown, formerly of St. Marys, W.Va., died Tuesday (Sept. 18, 2001) at Northampton Manor Nursing Home in Frederick, Md.

He was born June 30, 1919, to Gilbert and Ida Farnsworth Dully. He was a retired police officer from Montgomery County Police in Maryland. He was a World War II veteran. He was a member of First Baptist Church at St. Marys and Pleasants County Historical Society, and was a charter member of New Matamoras Historical Society.

He is survived by one son, Michael Dully and his wife, Linda, of Middletown; three grandchildren, Timothy Dully and his wife, Pam, of Middletown, Christopher Duffy and his wife, Gayle, of Hagerstown, Md., and Mark Duffy and his wife, Kim, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two great- granddaughters, Cassandra Jolynn Dully of Martinsburg and Sarah Nicole Duffy of Hagerstown; one brother, Paul Duffy and his wife, Doris, of Marietta; three sisters, Patty Forshey and her husband, Bradley, of Marietta, Ina Feathers and her husband, Ed, of Auburn, Mich., and Connie Lively and her husband, Lewis, of New Martinsville, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Bier Imaly, whom he married Aug. 24, 1939; his parents; three brothers; and one sister.

Services are at l1 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in St. Marys. Burial is in IOOF Cemetery in St. Marys. Friends may call for one hour prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Harry L. Duncan

February 15, 1977

Mrs. Helen L. Duncan, 73, Matamoras, died at 9:30 a.m. yesterday at her home.

She was born Aug. 2, 1903, in Marietta, a daughter of Fred W. and Ella Trotter Torner. Her father is deceased, and her mother resides in Marietta.

She was a graduate of Marietta College and had taught school prior to her marriage to Dr. Harry L. Duncan on Aug. 20, 1930. Mrs. Duncan was a member of Matamoras United Methodist Church, where she had taught Sunday school and served as church treasurer.

One daughter survives, Mrs. James R. Corbett, Matamoras, and her husband, Dr. Duncan, Matamoras. One sister preceded her in death.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the Lee Hadley Funeral Home, Matamoras, with the Rev. Dean Walters officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Marietta. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 this evening and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. Memorial donations may be made to Matamoras United Methodist Church or the local chapter of the American Heart Assn.


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Erma Duvall

Erma Fern Duvall, 64, of 420 Central Ave. Williamstown, died at 1 p.m. Monday in Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital at Parkersburg.

She was born Sept. 17, 1916, at Newport to Bernard and Sylvia Thomas Thompson. She was married to Vernon E. Duvall. He survives with one son, Neil Duvall of the home; one daughter, Ruth Knowlton of Williamstown; three brothers, Don Thompson of Marietta, Clayton of Newport, and Harley of Reno, Nev.; and two aunts.

She had lived in Williamstown since 1947 and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Williamstown.

Private services will be at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home at the convenience of the family…

Mrs. John Duvall

Mrs. Mary E. Duvall, 77, of Matamoras Rt. 3, widow of John Senior Duvall, died at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 6, 1888, at Hill’s Post Office, a daughter of the late James and Alice Carver LeFever, and was a member of the Ladies Aid Society and the Gold Star Mothers Club.

Mrs. Duvall was married to John Senior Duvall on Aug. 18, 1906. He died Jan. 6, 1954.

She is survived by four sons, Bertram D. Duvall and E. Glen Duvall, both of Marietta, S. Wiley, Duvall of Zanesville and Vernon E. Duvall of Williamstown; one daughter, Mrs. Grace Lane of Marietta Rt. 5; 12 grandchildren, and 16, great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Clyde Stanley Duvall, who was killed in action in World War II on Marsh 16, 1945; one granddaughter, Andrea Marlene Duvall; one sister, Mrs. Mamie DePuy; two brothers, Jimmie LeFever and Charles LeFever, and three half-brothers, Edward LeFever, Thomas LeFever and Lawrence Carver.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the family home, Dart, with burial in Decker Cemetery. Friends may call at the Doudna & McClure Funeral Home until Saturday morning when the body will be taken to the home where friend may call.

Senior Wiley Duvall

Marietta Times

ZANESVILLE — Senior Wiley Duvall, 91, of Zanesville died at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday  (June 19, 2002) at his residence after a long illness.

He was born in 1911, to John Senior and Mary Elizabeth LeFever Duvall.

He was formerly employed as manager of A&P Tea Co., Broughton and Garvin Dairy Co. He worked during World War II as an electrical engineer for the Atomic Energy Commission (Manhattan Project) in Oak Ridge, Tenn. He retired as a 28-year veteran of Standard Oil Co. of Ohio (Sohio) in March 1973 as an industrial lubrication engineer and sales. He was also an owner and operator of Duvall Oil Co.

He was a member of First Christian Church at Zanesville, Masonic Lodge — Lafayette  79, Aladdin Temple at Columbus, Muskingum County Scottish Rite, Valley of Cambridge Scottish Rite, Zavi Shrine Club, and United Commercial Travelers. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Wilda Lucille Lauer Duvall of Zanesville, formerly of Marietta; one son, Stanley Lee Duvall and his wife, Annabelle Ruth, of Nashport; five grandchildren, Yvonne (Mark) Golden of Zanesville, Celeste (Gary) Hawkins of Zanesville, Clyde W. Duvall of Etna, Jill (Mike) Parson of Louisville, Ky., and Joy Duvall of Nashport; six great-grandchildren, Craig and Andrea Hawkins, Dayle Wilson, Emily and Alex Duvall and Amanda Parson; and special friends, Max and Ruth Cooley of Shippensburg, Pa., Robert (Betty) Dingey of Georgia, William Harvey of Newark and Jane and Glenn Hammer of Granville.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Andrea Marlene Duvall; his parents; one sister, Grace Lane; four brothers, Bertrum, Glen and Vernon Duvall and Clyde Duvall, who was killed during World War II; and one granddaughter, Dayle Lucille Duvall.

Services are at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bryan Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave., Zanesville. Burial is at 2 p.m. Saturday in East Lawn Memorial Park in Marietta. Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Lafayette Lodge 79 will conduct Masonic services at 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Bernard O. Dye

Marietta Times

NEWPORT — Bernard O. Dye, 77, of Newport died Wednesday (Jan. 22. 1997) at Harmar Place Rehabilitation and Extended Care in Marietta.

He was born Nov. 3. 1919, in Pleasants County, W.Va., to the late Leonard E. and Mary Yergin Dye. He was a member of Newport Baptist Church. He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II, serving with the 75th Infantry during the battle of the Bulge. He was retired from American Cyanamid after 35 years and was a member of Matamoras Lodge 374 Free and Accepted Masons.

He is survived by his wi1 of 53 years. Hazel E. Poynter Dye; two sisters, Virginia Bills and Ruth Heilman, both of St. Marys, W.Va.; one brother, Harold Dye of St. Marys; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Dallas, Robert and Richard Dye; and two sisters, Eloise and Violet Dye.

Services are at 2 p.m. Friday at Ruttencutter Funeral Home in St. Marys with Pastor Joe Law officiating. Burial is in East Lawn Memorial Park in Reno. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Hazel E. Dye

Born: August 27, 1922, Pleasants Co., WV

Died: February 2, 2005, Marietta, OH

Service: Saturday, February 5, 2005, 11 A.M.

East Lawn Memorial Park, Reno, OH

Officiating: Tony Hitchcock

Interment: East Lawn Memorial Park

Ingram Funeral Home

 

Pauline Lisk Dye

Marietta Times, 1989

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Pauline Lisk Dye, 72, of 5055 Fairfield Drive died Sunday, Feb. 19, in Lee Memorial Hospital at Fort Myers.

She was born July 24, 1916, at Matamoras to Paul Dana and Mabel Marie Dickson Lisk. She was a graduate of Matamoras High School. She attended Nationwide Beauty School at Columbus and was a beautician at Fort Myers for 15 years until her retirement in 1981. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church at Fort Myers.

She is survived by one brother, Robert R. Lisk of Fort Myers; one nephew; one grand-nephew; and one niece.

Services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of the Harvey-Englehardt Funeral Home, 1600 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. Burial will be in Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Russell Eugene “Gene” Dye

Marietta Times, 1989

NEWPORT — Russell Eugene “Gene” Dye, 63, of Newport died at 8:22 a.m. Tuesday, June 6, in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born June 1, 1926, in Reedy, W.Va., to Russell “Ernie” and Ada Stahlman Dye. He was a veteran of World War II and had served on the U.S.S. Bunker Hill with the U.S. Navy. He had been employed by Newport and Frontier school systems and by Marietta School District until his retirement in 1977.

He and his father had owned and operated Ford Tractor Sales Co. at Newport. He was a member of the Ohio Public School Employees organization and had served as president. He was also a member of American Association of Retired Persons, School Retirement System and Marietta Senior Citizens.

On May 18, 1947, he married Mary L. Lauer, who survives with one son, Russell Eugene Jr. of Marietta; two daughters, Mrs. William (Mary Jean) Bosworth and Mrs. James (Loretta Sue) Kern, both of Marietta; five grandchildren; two brothers, Carl and George, both of Newport; three sisters, Mrs. Walter (Libby) Lauer of Newport, Mrs. George (Dorothy) Welch of Augusta, Ga., and Mrs. Stanley (Nancy) Michaelis of Marietta; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Kurt Landerholm officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 p.m. today until the hour of the services.

GLADYS DYE

June 18, 1990

Gladys Dye; 77, of St. Marys, died Monday afternoon at her residence

She was born in Pleasants County, a daughter of the late Smith L. and Verna Shultz Poynter. She was a member of the Calcutta United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband Harold L. Dye; two sons, Leon Dye of St. Marys and Paul Dye of East Liverpool, Ohio; four brothers, Lawrence and Rolla Poynter, both of St. Marys and Lyle and Dale Poynter, both of Newport; one sister, Hazel Dye of Newport and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother and one infant daughter.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ruttencutter Funeral Home with the Rev. Amos McVey officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery, St. Marys.

Mrs. Lyman Dye

Marietta Times October 11, 1888

Mrs. Dye, wife of Lyman Dye, of Fultonburg, died Monday morning. She was well known in this city, and the bereaved family have the sympathy of the entire community. She leaves a husband and five children to mourn her loss.

 


Ellen Battelle Dietrick

 

Ellen Battelle Dietrick

 

Ellen Battelle Dietrick was the great-granddaughter of pioneers John and Mary Greene and the granddaughter of Ebenezer and Mary Greene Battelle.  We are grateful to Dr. Ann Gordon of Rutgers for providing the following obituaries. 

 This is from the Woman’s Journal Saturday, Nov. 30, 1895.  According to Dr. Ann Gordon, “this paper, from Boston, was the largest of the women’s newspapers at the time.”

 In Memoriam

             The sudden and unexpected death of Mrs. Ellen Battelle Dietrick, on Monday, November 25, the result of a surgical operation, will touch a wide circle of sympathizing friends and admirers.  To an attractive personality was added an affectionate nature, an amiability that could not be disturbed, a brightness that made her a delightful companion.  Her genial presence was pervasive, and banished formality and stiffness. People meeting for the first time, who knew her only through her writings, were invariably surprised and charmed.  The contrast between her trenchant and aggressive articles, full of keen wit and clever reasoning, and the cordial woman who welcomed you with unaffected warmth and personal interest, was a wonder to strangers.  “Is it possible,” said a friend to me last summer, “that that sweet lady is Mrs. Ellen Battelle Dietrick?”

             Coming to New England from Covington, KY, where her useful and active philanthropic work distinguished her, Mrs. Dietrick found a congenial field for larger and more effective effort.  Already committed earnestly to the advocacy of the political liberation of women, she threw herself into the suffrage cause with ardor and enthusiasm. She possessed broad sympathies, clear insight and dialectic skill.  She penetrated and exposed fallacies with an unsparing pen, but the attack was always against what she considered wrong, with no spice of personal feeling.  Although a hard hitter, she received blows with an imperturbable good-nature.  If her numerous and socially unknown antagonists could have been thrown into her company, they would have counted the experience a gain, and have loved their “dearest foe.”  She could debate and differ in conversation in the most pronounced and lively way, for her frankness was childlike, and yet never suggest personal antagonism or ruffle the serenity of the atmosphere.  Such a blessed temperament is given to few. 

             Mrs. Dietrick maintained a native and refreshing independence.  She never reflected opinions.  What she saw she reported uncompromisingly. She read omnivoursly on social and political topics.  Born into the narrowness of sect, she emancipated herself, and followed reason where it led her.  Made conscious of the cramped and stunted conditions surrounding women, she adopted the suffrage cause for her especial work.  To it she brought an enthusiasm and mastery which made her a formidable champion.  She was ever ready to break a lance against privilege, and the frequent provocation to do battle for her sex prompted her to exceed her strength, and was the proximate cause of her illness. During the referendum agitation her newspaper correspondence was excessive.  At the same time she prepared and delivered a course of lectures, and wrote a yet unpublished book.

             For several years Mrs. Dietrick has spent her summers at Osterville, Cape Cod, a valued and popular member of the Wianno Colony, which has included Elizabeth B. Chase, Rev. Anna Shaw, Moncure D. Conway, the Wellingtons, Tolmans, Hallowells and other progressive and reformatory people.  It was the custom for many summers to meet at Mrs. Chase’s “Sabbatia Cottage” every Sunday evening to listen to a lecture or discussions on current topics and participated in by a multitude of delightful speakers.  In the memories of those who have been privileged to share in these uplifting occasions, Mrs. Dietrick will ever remain an interesting and active figure, always a contributor to the debate, and an influence that made for friendliness and social ease.

             The friends of woman suffrage cannot fail to hold the name of Mrs. Dietrick among the precious helpers of the reform.  She spent her ripest years in its service.  Her circle of personal friends will mourn the vacancy that cannot be filled.  Her husband and daughters, whose sympathy and support were never failing, will find the world a different place in the absence of the loyal wife and mother, who made their home a centre of sweetness and right.       Wm. Lloyd Harrison

 From the Boston Journal, published as Boston Morning Journal, 11/27/1895, page 2:

 

Obituary

 Ellen Battelle Dietrick

            Ellen Battelle Dietrick, aged 48, wife of W. A. Dietrick of Cambridge, died Monday afternoon.

             Mrs. Dietrick had for many years devoted her energies to various causes for the advancement of women and was widely known as a contributor to the press.  She came from well known New England stock, being a descendant of Gen. Nathaniel [sic Nathanael] Greene.  Her father was Rev. Gordon Dietrick, [Typed a printed, but this should be Rev. Gordon Battelle.] who was prominent in the movement which the loyal section of Virginia was set apart as a new state.  About 25 [Type is not clear.] years ago she became the wife of Mr. Dietrick, their home at first being in Covington, KY.  Here Mrs. Dietrick established a woman’s industrial and educational union, a home for old women, a day nursery, a cooking school and a kindergarten.

            Seven years ago Mr. and Mrs. Dietrick moved to Boston, and for the two years past lived in Cambridge.  Mrs. Dietrick had been a Director and Vice President in the Woman’s Industrial and Educational Union of Boston and was identified with the New England Women’s Club and the New England Women’s Press Association.  She had also of late been Corresponding Secretary of the Women’s National Suffrage Association. She leaves two daughters. 

From Worcester Daily Spy, 11/28/1895, Page 10, location: Worcester, Massachusetts

            The death of Mrs. Ellen Battelle Dietrick comes not only as a severe shock to her large circle of personal friends, but also as a great loss to the many, all over the continent, who, for years, have looked to her as a pillar of the woman suffrage movement, and a devoted friend to the advancement of women along all avenues of influence.  Until within two months, she had enjoyed good health, and it was only two weeks go that it became known to her family, that she was dangerously ill. 

            Though born in Clarksburg, VA, Mrs. Dietrick came of New England stock.  Gen. Nathaniel [sic] Greene being one of her ancestors.  In Covington, KY, where she lived for nearly 20 years after her marriage, she established the Woman’s Industrial and Educational Union, a kitchen garden, a nursery, and an old woman’s home, all of which institutions are flourishing now.  Since coming to Boston seven yeas ago, Mrs. Dietrick has served as a director and vice president of the women’s Industrial and Educational Union of Boston, and has been identified with the New England Women’s Club and the New England Women’s Press Association.  As chairman of the committee of correspondence of the National Woman Suffrage Association, she has taken an active part in promoting woman suffrage and has written frequently and well in its interests.  Most of her productions have been contributed to the press of New England and New York.  She had also written several books, which remain in manuscript form.  One volume, “Families of Jake and John,” had been published.

            Mrs. Dietrick leaves a husband, William A. Dietrick, and two daughters, the elder of whom is a teacher of physical culture in London. 

From Woman’s Exponent, Per Dr. Gordon, “This was the newspaper of Mormon women. who advocated woman suffrage.”  Dec. 15, 1895:

                         

 Ellen Battelle Dietrick

             The sudden and unexpected death of Mrs. Ellen Battelle, on the 25th of November last, resulting from a surgical operation, was a great shock to those who knew and loved her.  The equal suffrage cause has lost in Mrs. Dietrick one of its ablest workers. Educated, cultivated and refined, Mrs. Dietrick was well calculated to support logically and from the highest standpoint the principle of equality of sex in which she so firmly believed and which she advocated with such courage in the face of the strongest opposition, yet without any display of antagonism or personal feeling.  William Loyd Garrison in the Woman’s Journal of Boston says, “She was ever ready to break a lance against privilege, and the frequent provocation to do battle for her sex prompted her to exceed her strength and was the proximate cause of her illness.”

             “During the referendum agitation her newspaper correspondence was excessive.  At the same time she prepared and delivered a course of lectures, and wrote a yet unpublished book.”

             Contrary to the general idea of women doing public service, Mrs. Dietrick was a loyal and devoted wife, and a tender and sympathetic mother.  She leaves a husband and daughters, to mourn her, to them, irreparable loss; but they will have the cordial sympathy of all who knew Mrs. Dietrick’s great worth to the world of humanity.

             Mrs. Dietrick was a native of Kentucky [sic], but moved to the North, when she became deeply interested in active work for women, and in Boston and its vicinity she found a congenial and helpful atmosphere.  Mrs. Josephine K. Henry of Kentucky in her glowing tribute to Mrs. Dietrick says, “Since she won the title of ‘the Daniel Webster of the suffrage cause’ we Kentuckians, who only loaned her to Massachusetts, have taken special pride in the magnificent service Mrs. Dietrick rendered in the conflict for woman’s freedom,” she also adds later in her article, “The graceful symmetry of her charming personality left not a single angle, while her natural gifts and mental attainments rendered her at once the grandest type of American womanhood, and a stateswoman worthy of presidential honors.  With a reverent love we pay this poor tribute to this apostle of liberty.”

             Several of the Utah delegations of ladies when in the East have had the pleasure of knowing this talented and genial lady, whose wit and brilliancy, as well as her warm and tender heart and perfect manners, attracted them to her, and they will have many remembrances of her cordial greetings and kind expressions of interest in Utah affairs. 

 c            Only last winter when in Washington attending the National Council of Women, the write recalls with what enthusiasm she alluded to the near approach of statehood for Utah, and inquired as to the prospects for equal suffrage in the Constitution.  When answered that it was fully expected, as both political parties had declared for it in their platform, she spoke enthusiastically of visiting here in the near future, in fact she expected to come with Miss Anthony and Miss Shaw in May when the National Suffrage Conference was held in this city.

             Mrs. Dietrick was a charming woman and a delightful speaker, she had a good voice, a fine presence and her language was simply perfect. 

             Elizabeth Cady Stanton says, “Those who knew Ellen Battelle Dietrick best, who had listened to her scholarly lectures, and read her logical writings in journals and magazines of the day, can appreciate her loss to the public; but none of us can estimate the loss of such a presence to her family and friends.

             We counted Mrs. Dietrick among our personal friends, we have had a number of letters from her, and she interested herself sufficiently in our work to become a subscriber for our little paper, and mentioned it favorably and most kindly.  E. B. W. 

 Ellen Battelle Dietrick’s death was also noted in the Boston Herald, the Boston Evening Transcript, and the Boston Globe