Obituaries

James Arthur Mayle

James Arthur Mayle, 58, of Grafton, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 at Grafton City Hospital.... more

Ruth Evelyn (Poling) Carroll

Ruth Evelyn (Poling) Carroll, age 87, of Carrol Road, Morgantown, WV, passed away September 7, 2020, at her home with her loving family by her side.... more

Marvin Augustus Rogers

Marvin Augustus Rogers, age 89, of West Washington Street, Grafton, WV, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at his home. ... more

Edward “Eddie” Farson Post

Edward “Eddie” Farson Post, Jr., 82, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at the Louis A. Johnson VA. Medical Center, Clarksburg. ... more

Grace Darlene Haddix

Grace Darlene Haddix, 88 of Grafton, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at Grafton City Hospital, with her loving family by her side.... more

Debra Sue Riffle

Debra Sue Riffle, age 63, of Buckhannon, WV died Monday, September 7, 2020, at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, PA.... more

Mary Jo Patton Jones

Mary Jo Patton Jones, 92 of Parkersburg, passed away September 5, 2020 at the Worthington Manor Care Facility.... more

Levi Charles Fitton

Levi Charles Fitton, age 2 days old of Love Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.... more

Betty Joann Carrico

Betty Joann Carrico, 83, of Rowlesburg, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.... more

Ira E. (Dick) Frame

Ira E. (Dick) Frame, age 81, of Thornton, WV, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020, at the Fairmont Health and Rehab Center in Fairmont, WV.... more

Ralph “Waldo” Thomas Watkins

Ralph “Waldo” Thomas Watkins, 80, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday September 1, 2020, at his residence with his loving family by his side.... more

Rose Marie Waters

Rose Marie Waters, 84, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Rosewood Nursing Home.... more

Brandon Russell Plum

Brandon Russell Plum, 36, of Independence, WV, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020, as a result of a Razor Side by Side accident.... more

Don Hargett

Don Hargett, a retired electrical engineer, died following complications of a stroke on August 25, 2020. The Potomac, Maryland resident was 82.... more

Terry Allen Plott

Terry Allen Plott, 73, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020.... more

Nicholas “Nich” Christian Grinnan

Nicholas “Nich” Christian Grinnan, 24, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020.... more

G. Richard Ward

G. Richard Ward died on August 19th, 2020 of natural causes.... more

Eugene Harold Reed

Eugene Harold Reed, 85, of Grafton, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Grafton City Hospital.... more

Megan Noel Cross

Megan Noel Cross, 39, of Grafton, passed away on Monday, August 24, 2020.... more

James “Jim” Machesney Kepple Jr.

James “Jim” Machesney Kepple Jr., 82, of Grafton, passed away on Monday, August 24, 2020 at home.... more

Anna Susan McKinney

Anna Susan McKinney, 98, of Dover, Delaware, formerly of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at State Street Assisted Living.... more

Elizabeth Agnes Marshall

Elizabeth Agnes Marshall, 77, of Grafton, passed away Monday, August 24, 2020 at her resident with her loving son by her side. ... more

Angela Smith

Angela Smith, 60, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020, at Grafton City Hospital. ... more

Clydean Flohr

Clydean Flohr, formerly of Kingmont and a resident of Rosewood Nursing Facility in Grafton, died Monday, August 24, 2020 following an extended illness. ... more

Stephen Lynn “Zeke” Baughman

Stephen Lynn “Zeke” Baughman, 68, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at his residence. ... more

Donald Lind Blake

Donald Lind Blake of Barrackville, West Virginia, passed away peacefully at age 59, on Thursday, August 13, 2020, after a short battle with lung cancer. ... more

John David McDaniel

John David McDaniel, age 71, a resident of Philippi, passed away Monday August 10, 2020 in the United Hospital Center. ... more

Patricia Ann Poling

Patricia Ann Poling, 71, of Thornton, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, with her loving family by her side. She was born October 22, 1948, in Grafton, daughter of the late Ernest Lee and Cecilia Marie Ashby Poling.... more

Gary Dean Peters

Gary Dean Peters, 73, of Grafton, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport. He was born January 16, 1947, in Green Castle, Pa, the son of the late Eugene Ralph and Violet Irene Stains Peters. ... more

June (Chilcoat) DePiano

June (Chilcoat) DePiano, age 93, of Maple Avenue, Grafton, WV, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020, at her home with her family by her side. ... more

Eleanor Delores Greathouse

Eleanor Delores Greathouse, 90, of Flemington, WV, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. ... more

Charles Lucian Hall, Sr.

Charles Lucian Hall, Sr., 87, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020, at his home with his family by his side. ... more

Austin Wayne Williams

Austin Wayne Williams, 22, of Bridgeport passed away on Tuesday August 4, 2020.... more

Gay Michele (Oliver) Weaver

Gay Michele (Oliver) Weaver, age 57, of Grafton, WV, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with cancer.... more

Brenda Denise (Utt) Franc

Brenda Denise (Utt) Franc, age 49 of Maple Avenue, Grafton, WV passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at her home. She was born August 13,1970 in Morgantown, WV, a daughter of the late Richard Keith Utt and Barbara Rose (Moran) Utt.... more

Lawrence Lee “Larry” Boyce, Jr.

Lawrence Lee “Larry” Boyce, Jr., 82, of Thornton, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020, with his family by his side. ... more

Jerry William Anderson

Jerry William Anderson, 63, of Grafton, passed away at his residence on Monday, August 3, 2020. He was born on September 11, 1956, in Grafton, son of the late Charles Roy and Eleanor Jean DeMoss Anderson.... more

Sonya A. Moore-Coats

Sonya A. Moore-Coats... more

Eva Lucille Wilson

Eva Lucille Wilson, 87, Fremont, OH, formerly of Grafton, passed away on July 23, 2020 at 9:06 a.m., at her residence. ... more

Cecelia Hawn Woerner

Cecelia Hawn Woerner, 94, of Grafton, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Mon General Hospital. ... more

Freda Jane Watson

Freda Jane Watson, 86, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020, at Ruby Memorial Hospital.... more

Corporal Jackey Dale Blosser

Corporal Jackey Dale Blosser, 21, of Pickens, WV (Randolph County), will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery in Grafton, WV on Friday, July 31, 2020. Memorial services will be at the Ford Funeral Home in Grafton with burial following.... more

Lorita Ann “Rita” Skiles

Lorita Ann “Rita” Skiles, 63, of Grafton, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 at her sister, Debra Blair’s home.... more

Dolores Ann Reed

Dolores Ann Reed, 88, of Grafton, passed away at Taylor Health Care Center, Saturday, July 18, 2020, with her loving family by her side.... more

Thomas James (Jamie) MacDonald

Thomas James (Jamie) MacDonald, 77, died July 4, 2020, at the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg, West Virginia.... more

Leona Tencie Murray

Leona Tencie Murray, 94, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at United Hospital Center with family by her side.... more

Elisabeth Anne (Bachert) Clayton

Elisabeth Anne (Bachert) Clayton, age 77, of Shinnston, WV, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV.... more

Robert Bernell Lough

Robert Bernell Lough, 95, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020, at his residence.... more

Michael “Doc” Jack Meador, DDS

Michael “Doc” Jack Meador, DDS, 67, of Grafton passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at his home with his loving wife by his side. He was born October 31, 1952 in Hinton, WV, the son of the late Jack and Berma Ellison Meador.... more

Betty Lou (Moore) Robinson

Betty Lou (Moore) Robinson, age 90, of Watkins Drive, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Home Away from Home. ... more

Louzetta “Lou” Ann (Whittaker) Shriver

Louzetta “Lou” Ann (Whittaker) Shriver, age 83, of Love Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.... more

Mason Glen Moats

Mason Glen Moats, age 91, of Wickwire Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020, at his residence. ... more

Gloria Ann Haller

Gloria Ann Haller, 73, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020.... more

Gertrude Goldie “Tudie” McKinney Shaffer

Gertrude Goldie “Tudie” McKinney Shaffer, 99, of School Street in Grafton, lately of the Bridgeport Health Care Center, died Friday, June 19, 2020 of natural causes.... more

George Lee Harris

George Lee Harris, age 88, of School Street, Grafton, WV, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at his residence.... more

Dorothy “Lee” (Ford) Trickett

Dorothy “Lee” (Ford) Trickett, age 86, of Haymond Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV.... more

Rhonda Lane Jennings

Rhonda Lane Jennings, 72 of Evansville, WV passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at her residence with family by her side.... more

Marie K. (Knight) Teets

Marie K. (Knight) Teets, 95, of Richmond, VA, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020.... more

Betty Annalee (Kines) Huffman

Betty Annalee (Kines) Huffman passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on June 13, 2020... more

Clarence Gilson Mayle

Clarence Gilson Mayle, 66, of Grafton went home to be with the Lord, with his family by his side on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, Genell and Teddy Sines.... more

JoAnn Sturm

JoAnn Sturm, 94, of Grafton passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 at Grafton City Hospital with her family her side. She was born in Buckhannon, June 7, 1926, the daughter of the late Guy William and Meta Nixon Deane.... more

Roger Lee Dean

Roger Lee Dean, 63 of Grafton, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at his residence, with his loving family by his side.... more

Beth Anne Stephenson Wood

Beth Anne Stephenson Wood, 57, went home to be with her savior, Jesus Christ, Thursday June 4, 2020, after a long battle with cancer.... more

Leah Irene Powell

Leah Irene Powell, age 81, of Cardinal Lane, Grafton passed away June 4, 2020 at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown, WV. ... more

Michael Edward “Cuda” Blackburn

Michael Edward “Cuda” Blackburn, 49, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020.... more

Justin Phillip Moore

Justin Phillip Moore, 22, of Grafton, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 31, 2020.... more

Dorsey Ray Williams

Dorsey Ray Williams, 80, of Grafton, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 29, 2020, at his residence with his loving family by his side.... more

Mary Ellen Peters

Mary Ellen Peters, 91, of Grafton, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020, at Mapleshire Nursing Home, Morgantown.... more

Helen Marie Weaver

Helen Marie Weaver, 97 of Independence, WV, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Rosewood Health Care Center with her loving family by her side.... more

Denzil Warren Westfall

Denzil Warren Westfall, 79, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at his residence.... more

Virginia Ruth (Brown) Work

Virginia Ruth (Brown) Work, age 99, of Haymond Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the home of Donna and Lonnie Mayle.... more

Harry Lee Knotts

Harry Lee Knotts, 77, of Grafton, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Grafton City Hospital, with his loving family by his side. ... more

Milford “Eddy” Wiseman

Milford “Eddy” Wiseman, age 81 of Fairmont, WV (formerly of Paradise Cove, Knottsville) passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at the Tygart Center in Fairmont.... more

Roberta Blair “Bobbie” (Williams) Riffle

Roberta Blair “Bobbie” (Williams) Riffle, 93, of Grafton, WV passed away on March 10, 2020, after a full life, from complications related to heart disease.... more

 

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Ronald D. “Ronnie” Vincent

Ronald D. “Ronnie” Vincent, 83, of Flemington, WV, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. ... more

R.M. “Mickey” Swick

R.M. “Mickey” Swick, 77, of Grafton, passed away on February 28.... more

James Jacob May

James Jacob May, 71, of Grafton, formerly of Thornton, passed away at Grafton City Hospital on Saturday, February 29, 2020.... more

Donnard Rex Weaver

Donnard Rex Weaver, 73, of Grafton, passed away at home, with his loving family by his side on Friday, February, 28, 2020. ... more

Annetta Louise Green

Annetta Louise Green, 76 of Flemington passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Ruby Memorial Hospital with her loving family by her side.... more

Harry Elbert Baker

Harry Elbert Baker, age 78, of Wendel Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020, surrounded by his family.... more

Janet “Elaine” Wolfe Hunt

Janet “Elaine” Wolfe Hunt, 85, forever in our hearts, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2020 in Naples FL surrounded by her loving family.... more

Clarice M. Saunders

Clarice M. Saunders, 85, of Grafton, WV and formerly Anmoore, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.... more