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Obituaries

MARCIA PORTER

Marcia Porter, 85, of Centerville, died July 31. Visitation is Tuesday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at Toothman Funeral Home, Jacobsburg, where services will be Wednesday, at 11 a.m.

RICHARD LIBBY

Richard (Dick) W. Libby, 83, of Woodsfield, OH, passed away August 1, 2019. There will be no visitation. Arrangements by Bauer-Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, OH. www.bauerturner.com.

BILLY SPENCER

Billy J. Spencer, 90, of Cadiz, OH, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, OH.

GEORGE “JAY” STOCK

George Francis “Jay” Stock Jr., 96, of Martins Ferry, OH, peacefully left this earth Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling, WV. He was born June 27, 1923, in Dillonvale, OH, first born son of the late George and Helen (Ciereszewski) Stock. Jay was a graduate ...

JAMES MILLS

James E. Mills, 79, of Martins Ferry, formerly of Tiltonsville, died Wednesday July 31, 2019 at his home. He was born October 10, 1939 in Tiltonsville, a son of the late James F. and Bessie Mae (Chamberlin) Mills. He was a retired member of the Laborers Union 809 Steubenville, a Methodist ...

KATHY SHULTZ

Kathy L. (Alltop) Shultz, 69, of Martins Ferry, OH died Monday, July 29, 2019 at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, SC. She was born January 31, 1950 in Martins Ferry, a daughter of the late Russell E. and Opal M. (Groves) Alltop. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death ...

MONTE MILLER

Millard “Monte” Miller, 72, of Bellaire, died August 1, 2019 at his home. He was born July 25, 1947, in Bellaire, Ohio, son of the late Jack and Wanda (Klonsick) Miller. Monte was a graduate of Bellaire High School and West Liberty College. He was a retired teacher, coach and U.S. Army ...

MARJORIE BROWN

Marjorie “Margie” J. Brown, 72, of Wheeling, WV passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at home. She was born July 15, 1947 in Martins Ferry, Ohio a daughter of the late Arthur and Clare Jobb Nelms. She was a former employee of K-Mart and Kroger. She is survived by her loving husband, Elmer ...

KIM KEMO

Kim L. Kemo, 64, of St. Clairsville, Ohio passed away at Wheeling Hospital on July 29, 2019. He was born on March 4, 1955 in Wheeling, West Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis C. Kemo and Irene Yaterka Kemo, and his in-laws, Eugene and Bernadine Bolo. He is survived by ...

EDNA CAMPBELL

Edna Rose Campbell, 90, of St. Clairsville, Ohio died July 30, 2019 in Barnesville Hospital. She was born January 1, 1929 in St. Clairsville, a daughter of the late W. Clark Morgan and Helen G. Hennen Morgan. Edna was a lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church in St. Clairsville and a ...

VERNA STEVENS

Verna Louella Stevens, age 93, of Holloway, Belmont County, Ohio died at 6:29 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2019 in Forest Hills Care Center, St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio. Born August 10, 1925 in Harrison County, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Clayton W. Luyster and Bertha Louella ...

KIM KEMO

Kim L. Kemo, 64, of St. Clairsville, OH died July 29, 2019 in Wheeling Hospital. Visitation will be on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Toothman Funeral Home in St. Clairsville, where final arrangements are pending.

DOLLY SNYDER

Dolly Snyder, 89, of Cadiz, died Monday, July 29, 2019 at Sunnyslope Retirement Center in Bowerston surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 19, 1930 in Hopedale, Ohio, a daughter of the late Benson and Mary Wilson Horn. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hopedale United ...

GEORGE “JAY’’ STOCK JR.

George Francis “Jay” Stock Jr. 96, of Martins Ferry, Ohio peacefully left this earth Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling, WV. He was born June 27, 1923 in Dillonvale, Ohio, first born son of the late George and Helen (Ciereszewski) Stock. Jay was a graduate ...

SHIRLEY PROBST

Shirley Mae (Milbert) Probst, 84, of Martins Ferry, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019. Shirley was born April 15, 1935, the youngest child of the late Louis (Red) and Della Mae (Barcus) Milbert. Shirley was graduated in 1954 from Martins Ferry High School, where she was a member of the ...

FRANKLIN CONAWAY

Franklin “Sonny” O. Conaway, 90, of Shadyside, OH died July 28, 2019 at Shadyside Health Care Center. He was born February 18, 1929, a son of the late Frank and Martha (Blake) Conaway. Frank was a retired mechanic for West Virginia-Ohio Motor Sales, was a U.S. Army Veteran who served in ...

DEBRA PHILLIPS

Debra E. Phillips, 60, of New Philadelphia passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 28, 2019 in the Community Hospice Truman House. Born January 23, 1959 in Martins Ferry, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Dorothy Fisher Mills. Debra was also preceded in death by her brother, Randy ...

BRIAN ZAVATSKY

Brian Michael Zavatsky, 58, of Bridgeport/St. Clairsville passed away at Wheeling Hospital on July 25, 2019. Brian was a long-time member of East Richland Friends Church and shared his joyful spirit and love for the Lord with so many. He was always fun-loving and outgoing, a devoted Cleveland ...

PATRICIA SMITH

Patricia L. Kimbro Smith, 76, of Martins Ferry, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in the Wheeling Hospital. She was born April 21, 1943, in Bellaire, Ohio, a daughter of the late Frederick L. and Geraldine M. Stovall Kimbro. Patricia was a retired employee of the former Mammoth Plastics ...

JAMES ROSS

Rev. James E. Ross, 86, of Smithfield, OH, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019, in the OSU Medical Center, Hospice of Central Ohio in Columbus, OH. Jim was born March 20, 1933, in Peora, WV, son of the late Marion and Ruth (Lindsay) Ross. He was a member of Meadowbrook Church of God, an ...