Obituaries

Christine Elizabeth Schulz

Christine Elizabeth Schulz, 61, of Lucas Dairy Rd., Grafton, West Virginia passed away March 7, 2021 at Mon Health Medical Center in Morgantown after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer.... more

Carolyn Jean (Davis) Headley

Carolyn Jean (Davis) Headley, daughter of the late Roy Bailey and Lillie May (Knight) Davis, passed away on February 17, 2021 at Country Rest Home in Greenwood, DE. ... more

Connie L. (Grega) Mayle

Connie L. (Grega) Mayle, age 73, of Beaumont Road, Grafton, WV passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 at the Bridgeport Health Care Center.... more

James Duncan, Sr.

James Duncan, Sr., 80, of the Meadland area, Taylor County, entered into heavenly rest on February 12, 2021, after a brief illness. ... more

John Jacob “John J.” Cassell

John Jacob “John J.” Cassell was born in Grafton, WV to George Albert and Lula Cassell. He lived a long, full, and happy life and passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his wife and children, on February 10, 2021. He was 93 years old.... more

Evea Cathrine (Carr) Bolyard

Evea Cathrine (Carr) Bolyard, age 87 of Country Club Road, Grafton, WV went to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, February 10, 2... more

Maxine Burns

Maxine Burns, 66, passed away on February 9, 2021 from an unexpected heart attack. Even though a failing heart took her away from this world, her loving heart left a beacon of light for all of those she met.... more

Lena “Mildred” (DeMoss) Markley

Lena “Mildred” (DeMoss) Markley, age 82, of Beaumont Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at her residence.... more

Pastor Richard Joseph Bolyard

Pastor Richard Joseph Bolyard, 73, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday February 7, 2021 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport.... more

Rosemary Johns Stephenson

Rosemary Johns Stephenson, 84, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at her home with her husband and eldest son by her side.... more

John Luther Loyd

John Luther Loyd, 88, of Philippi, WV died January 30, 2021... more

Anthony David Mauller

Anthony David Mauller, 55, of Westminster, Maryland died on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Carroll Hospital Center. ... more

John J. Pifer

John J. Pifer, age 48, of W. Knotts Ave., Grafton, WV, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, January 21, 2021 at his home. ... more

Betty Delores (Bray) Plum

Betty Delores (Bray) Plum, age 81, formerly of the Grafton Manor, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the Taylor Health Care Center in Grafton.... more

Diane L. Dougherty

Diane L. Dougherty, 87, of Tiffin, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021 in Powell, Ohio.... more

Mary Ellen Jones

Mary Ellen Jones, age 84, formerly of Lancaster, passed away peacefully at Inniswood Village in Westerville on Tuesday January 19, 2021. ... more

Maynell Anne (Thayer) Rohrbacher,

Maynell Anne (Thayer) Rohrbacher, 85 of West Union, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.... more

Nina Ann Elder

Nina Ann Elder, 72, of Grafton, passed away on Wednesday January 20, 2021 at Grafton City Hospital, in Grafton.... more

Charles V. “Chuck” Jeffries

Charles V. “Chuck” Jeffries, 71, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Mon General Hospital, Morgantown.... more

Barbara Louise Linn

Barbara Louise Linn, 81, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021, in the Rosewood Nursing Facility. ... more

Jimmie Roger Riffle

Jimmie Roger Riffle, 89, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021, at the Ruby Memorial Hospital. ... more

Nancy Gail Parkhill Mason

Nancy Gail Parkhill Mason passed away on January 17, 2021 with her family by her side.... more

Jimmie Roger Riffle

Jimmie Roger Riffle, 89, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021, at the Ruby Memorial Hospital. ... more

Donald Dewayne Bowman

Donald Dewayne Bowman, 54 of Moatsville, WV passed on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at his residence with family by his side.... more

Dustin Lynn Queen

Dustin Lynn Queen, 32, of Grafton, passed away on January 12, 2021, at the Grafton City Hospital in Grafton. ... more

Linda Lee Shaw

Linda Lee Shaw, 70, of Grafton, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at the Grafton City Hospital. ... more

Richard William Shields

Richard William Shields, 53, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021. ... more

Jeffery Carl Swisher

Jeffery Carl Swisher, age 61 of Peadittle Road, Thornton, WV passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at the Lee Memorial Hospital in Ft. Myers, FL.... more

Mary Louise Wagner

Mary Louise Wagner, age 92 of North Pike Street, Grafton, WV passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Grafton City Hospital.... more

Richard (Dick) Lee Hyson

Richard (Dick) Lee Hyson, son of Charles Henry Hyson and Katherine Winifred Mayo Hyson, died Sunday, December 27, 2020, in Winchester VA. ... more

Betty Jean Swiger

Betty Jean Swiger, 88, of Grafton, passed away on January 4, 2021, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. ... more

Frederick Lee Isner

Frederick Lee Isner, 75, of Clarksburg, passed away on January 7, 2021, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.... more

Andy L. “Lindy” Devart

Andy L. “Lindy” Devart, 93, of Rosemont, WV, passed away on Friday, January 1, 2020 at home with his family by his side. ... more

Brian Douglas Powell

Brian Douglas Powell, 59, of Fairmont, passed away December 31, 2020.... more

Mary Elizabeth “Tippy” Fitzwater McProuty

Mary Elizabeth “Tippy” Fitzwater Knotts McProuty, 87, of Grafton passed away on December 29, 2020 at her home with her family at her side.... more

Jody Jerome Newlon

Jody Jerome Newlon, 50, of Pittsburgh, PA, formerly of Grafton, WV, passed away peacefully at his home on December 28, 2020. ... more

Jacqueline Marie Phillips

Jacqueline Marie Phillips, age 94, of Grafton, went to be with the Lord on December 28, 2020 at the Taylor Health Care Center.... more

Kenneth Roy Willis

Kenneth Roy Willis, 79, of Nutter Fort, passed away Sunday December 27, 2020 at United Hospital Center.... more

Carole Lee (Bolyard) Squires

Carole Lee (Bolyard) Squires, 78, of York’s Run Rd, Newburg, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. ... more

Franklin Richard “Frank” Mayle

Franklin Richard “Frank” Mayle, age 75, of Beaumont Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at his residence with his wife by his side.... more

Freda J. (Collins) Marquess

Freda J. (Collins) Marquess, age 89, of Wilson Ridge Road, Thornton, passed away December 25, 2020 at her residence with her family by her side.... more

Inez F. (Matthews) Sapp

Inez F. (Matthews) Sapp, age 90, of West Hill Rd., formerly of 584 Victory Ave. Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at the home of Lonnie and Donna Mayle.... more

Kimberly Sue Rollins

Kimberly Sue Rollins, 63, of Stonewood, died of complications from multiple sclerosis (MS) at home on Friday, December 18, 2020. ... more

Bryan Alan Francis

Bryan Alan Francis, 33, of Fairmont, departed his Earthly life unexpectedly on Monday, December 14, 2020 in Shelby, NC.... more

Margaret Lorrene (Martin) Burgreen

Margaret Lorrene (Martin) Burgreen, age 89, of Martin Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2020, at the Elizabeth Care Center in Elizabeth, WV.... more

Sharon “Kay” McKinney

Sharon “Kay” McKinney, age 72, of George Washington Highway, Grafton, WV, passed away Friday, December 18, 2020, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV, with her husband and four children by her side.... more

Zerrick Russell Taylor

Zerrick Russell Taylor, 51, of Canton, formerly of Webster, passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020. ... more

Allen Eugene Smith

Allen Eugene Smith, 40, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Grafton City Hospital. ... more

Mary Jane Newbrough Pierson Korth

Mary Jane Newbrough Pierson Korth, 96, of Grafton, passed away on Thursday December 17, 2020, at Grafton City Hospital, with her loving grandson by her side. ... more

Betty Mae Kincaid Boyles Boylen

Betty Mae Kincaid Boyles Boylen, 93, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2020.... more

Charles F. Gelhausen

Charles F. Gelhausen, age 79, peacefully passed away on December 13, 2020 in Willowick.... more

Robert Paul Boliner, Jr.

Robert Paul Boliner, Jr., 57, of Philippi, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2020.... more

Anna Bell Loar

Anna Bell Loar, 92, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020, at Taylor Health Care Center, Grafton.... more

Billy Gene Lyons

Billy Gene Lyons, 69, of Grafton passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020, at his residence with his loving family by his side.... more

Donna Sue (Boice) Jamison

Donna Sue (Boice) Jamison, 62, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020 at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown.... more

Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Gump

Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Gump, 79, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.... more

Kenneth H. Richardson

Kenneth H. Richardson, age 79, of Country Club Road, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020, at his residence.... more

Paul Donald Poling, Sr.

Paul Donald Poling, Sr., 92, of Newburg, WV, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at his residence.... more

Priscilla Jane Fiscus

Priscilla Jane Fiscus, 81, of Hemet, CA, went home to be with her Lord Jesus on November 22, 2020. ... more

Theodore Rolland “Ted” Clelland

Theodore Rolland “Ted” Clelland, age 83, of Grafton, WV, formerly of Lakeland, FL, passed away Monday, December 7, 2020 at the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg, WV.... more

Charles “Chuck” Lewis McCrobie

Charles “Chuck” Lewis McCrobie, 51, of Thornton, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at United Hospital Center. ... more

Dallion James Klema

Dallion James Klema, infant son of Daniel Lee and Amber Nicole Ward Klema of Clarksburg passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.... more

Harold Edward Wilson

Harold Edward Wilson, 64, of Knottsville, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at Grafton City Hospital.... more

Michael “Mike” Lowell Gibson

Michael “Mike” Lowell Gibson, 66, of Bridgeport, passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at United Hospital Center.... more

Virginia Mae Mildred (Kovacich) Wisniewski

Virginia Mae Mildred (Kovacich) Wisniewski, loving wife and mother age 87 of Victory Ave., Grafton, WV passed away at her home on Wednesday, December 2, 2020.... more

Ann Charlotte Carder

Ann Charlotte Carder, born on October 22, 1934 in Flemington, West Virginia, passed away after a brief illness on November 28, 2020.... more

Charlie David Digman

Charlie David Digman, age 84, of Grand River, passed away on November 16th, surrounded by his family. ... more

Norma Lee Wyckoff

Norma Lee Wyckoff, 90, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020, at Rosewood Nursing Home. ... more

Ian Keith Satterfield

Ian Keith Satterfield, 29, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday November 16, 2020.... more

Geraldine “Gerry” M. (Wright) Veltri

Geraldine “Gerry” M. (Wright) Veltri, 81, of Grafton passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family, after a two-year courageous battle with ovarian cancer.... more

Howard Merle Wilson, Jr.

Howard Merle Wilson, Jr. went to be with his Heavenly Father on November 7, 2020, after his battle with cancer. He passed peacefully, in his home, surrounded by his family.... more

Geraldine Mae Veltri

Geraldine Mae Veltri, 81, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020.... more

Lesa Mae Henderson

Lesa Mae Henderson, 58 of Knottsville passed away, Wednesday, November 11, 2020.... more

Martha Lee Murphy

Martha Lee Murphy, 81, of Grafton passed away, Thursday, November 12, 2020, at her home with her loving family by her side. ... more

Rosemary Joyce McDonald

Rosemary Joyce McDonald, 71, of Grafton, passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020, at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC.... more

Willa Humphreys Freisheim

Willa Humphreys Freisheim, 79, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Rosewood Nursing Home, with her family by her side.... more

Rosemary J. McDonald

Rosemary J. McDonald, 71 of Grafton passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020, at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC.... more

Carolyn Joann (Rogers) Austin

Carolyn Joann (Rogers) Austin, 81, of Creston, Ohio, went to be with her heavenly Savior, on Saturday, October 31, 2020. She died peacefully at home.... more

Charles Roy Riffle

Charles Roy Riffle, age 45 of Wilford Street, Grafton, WV passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at the Grafton City Hospital.... more

Jerry Wayne Newlon

Jerry Wayne Newlon, 67, of Moatsville, originally from Grafton, WV, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2020, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.... more

Mary “Aldene” (Gump) Davidson

Mary “Aldene” (Gump) Davidson, age 84, of Benny Bryan Blvd., Grafton, WV passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020 at the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.... more

Nancy Alice Williams Murphy

Nancy Alice Williams Murphy, 99, passed away peacefully October 26, 2020, just one month and sixteen days short of 100 years. She was at home with her son Jonathan and Spouse Debi in Gilbert, AZ.... more

R. Jeannine Miller Mankins

R. Jeannine Miller Mankins, 78, of Martinsburg passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at the Hospice Inpatient Facility. ... more

James William Hott

James William Hott, 58, of Grafton, passed away at his residence with his family by his side.... more

Mary Jo Patton Jones

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