Belmont County, Ohio
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Obituaries


Submitted by Cheryl Skinner unless otherwise noted.


Fawcett, Martha, age 80, consort of Thomas dec'd Feb 4. (1827, St. Clairsville - "The Historian & Advertiser")

Felty, Nola Harris: Nola Harris Felty, 76, of Morristown, died Apr 5, 1984 in Barnesville Hospital. She was born March 1, 1908 in Marshall Co. WV., a daughter of the late Francis Marion and Myrtle Louella Francis Harris. She was retired employee of the Wheeling Steel Corp. and a member of the Morristown Christian Church and American Association of Retired Persons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Felty, in 1976, and three brothers, Okey, Purluss and Alden. Surviving are a son, Robert of Wheeling; a daughter, Mary Martha Harris of Youngstown; a sister, Luella Hartford of Greenbelt, MD., and Morristown; five grandsons and two great-grandchildren. Services were held Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home in Morristown. Rev. Richard Bishop officiated and burial was made in Limestone, WV. [Barnesville Enterprise, 11 Apr 1984 pg. 2]

Filter, Edward: Edward Filter, 61, of RD 1, Belmont, formerly of Moundsville, died Friday in Barnesville Hospital. He was retired former owner-operator of Filter's Florist and Greenhouses, Moundsville, and was currently assisting his daughter with Elizabeth Ann's Florist and Greenhouse in Morristown. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kesty and Veronica Kozikowski Filter; brother. Surviving are his wife, Catherine Elizabeth heller Filter; two sons, Douglas F. of Moundsville and David E. of Wheeling; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Filter at home; three brothers, Pete Slater of Canonsburg, PA., Francis Filter of Plant City, FL. and Henry Filter of Moundsville; five sisters, Regina Romanek of Erie, PA., Loretta Bukosky, Veronica Mysliwiec and Helen Rich, all of Moundsville, and Wanda Olako of Warwood; three grandchildren. Friends received 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Interment in Union Cemetery, Morristown. 08 Nov 1992

Fitch, Charles M.: Charles M. Fitch, 78, Bethesda, died Sept 30, 1993 in Barnesville Hospital. He was born Feb 23, 1915 at Demos, a son of the late James and Minnie Mecum Fitch. He was a retired engineer for Tri-State Asphalt Co., Goshen Twp. Trustee, member of South Main Street Church of Christ, VFW at Bethesda and a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Pearl Craig Fitch; three daughters, Ruth Ann Myers of Barnesville, Kay Tush of Barnesville and Cheryl Lee Cliffton of Steubenville; three sons, James of Johnstown, PA., David of Barnesville and Charles of Mechanicsville; 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte Fort; two grandchildren; a sister and a brother, Friends will be received at the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday where services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Charles Clark officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove. [Times Leader, 01 Oct 1993]

Fithen, Kenneth E.: Kenneth E. Fithen, 60, of Tiltonsville, died Sunday in Martins Ferry Hospital. He was born April 7, 1923 at Rush Run, a son of Edna B. Francis Fithen and the late David Fithen. He was a retired employee of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp., Mingo Junction plant, and was a Protestant. Surviving in addition to his mother, a resident of Tiltonsville, are his wife, Zelda Tweedy Fithen; two daughters, Mrs. Roger (Judy) McHugh of Point Marion, PA., and Barbara Fithen of Steubenville; a son, Kenneth E. Jr. of Mingo Junction; two sisters, Mrs. Edward (Genevie) Michalo of Dillonvale and Mrs. Henry (Evelyn) Verhovic of Rayland; two brothers, David of Rayland and Roy of Wintersville; three grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Van Hove Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Michael Heady officiating. Burial will be in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove. [Times Leader, 05 Jul 1983 pg. 11]

Flanagan, Martha: Martha Pittman Flanagan, 77, Johnson Road South Bethesda, died this morning in the Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. She was born Sept 2, 1915 at Bethesda, daughter of the later Harry and Edith Gregg Pittman. She was a retired employee of Walter's Grocery Co., Bethesda, a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church Bethesda and the Belmont County Homemakers Extension Group. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Flanagan; a sister, Jeanette Patterson; a brother, Robert Pittman. Surviving are a daughter, Maxine White of Bethesda; a son, Robert Flanagan of Bethesda; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda Sunday noon to 3 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. where services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. William Hayden officiating. Burial follows in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ebenezer Baptist Church. [Times Leader]

Flanagan, Wilbur: Wilbur (Ray) Flanagan, 76, Johnson Rd., South Bethesda, died Thursday at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. He was born Oct 29 1913 at Bethesda, son of the late Bert and Bea McWilliams Flanagan. He was a retired employee of Consolidated Coal Co., and a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Martha Pittman Flanagan; a daughter, Maxine White and a son, Bob Flanagan, both of Bethesda; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother Charles Flanagan. Friends will be received at the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda, 7 to 9 p.m. today and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, where services will be Sunday at 2 p.m., with the Bill Hayden officiating. Burial follows in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda. [16 Feb 1990]

Forbes, Gregory L.: Gregory L. Forbes, 49, of Belmont, died Tuesday (May 11, 2004) at his home. He was born Oct 4, 1954, in Barnesville, son of Gerald and Maxine Smith Forbes of Belmont. Mr. Forbes was owner of Residential Electrical Service, Belmont and a member of Belmont United Methodist Church, National Rifle Association, Bethesda Sportsman's Club, Barnesville Elks 1699 and the Independent Electrical Contractors. He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, George and Pauline Carpenter Smith; paternal grandparents, George and Willa Betts Forbes; and a sister Beth Anne Forbes. He leaves, in addition to his parents, many friends. Friends were received Thursday and Friday at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, Bethesda, where services were held Saturday with Pastor Charles Leasure officiating. Burial was in Belmont Cemetery. Barnesville Enterprise, [19 May 2004 pg. 2]

Forbes, Maxine J. : Maxine J. Smith Forbes, 76, of Belmont, died Thursday, June 23, 2005 at Ohio Valley Medical Center. She was born March 1, 1929 in Belmont County, a daughter of the late George and Pauline Carpenter Smith. Maxine was a graduate of Belmont High School, and a member of the Belmont United Methodist Church. She retired from the 4M Company of Bethesda. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Beth Ann Forbes; a son, Gregory L. Forbes; and a brother, Robert Smith.
Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Gerald Forbes, and several cousins. Friends will be received Sunday, 6 to 8 p.m. at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 322 N. Main St., Bethesda, where services will be held Monday, 11 a.m. with Pastor Edward Eberhart officiating. Burial is in Belmont Cemetery. [Times Leader]

Freeman, Jason Edward: Jason Edward Freeman, infant son of Tammy Freeman, died Tuesday in the Barnesville. He was born December 22, 1987 at Barnesville. Surviving in addition to his mother, of Barnesville, are grandparents, Georgia Freeman of Belmont and Bill Freeman of Caldwell. Services for the family were held today at the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home., Barnesville, with the Rev. Lewis Kilzer officiating. Burial was in Belmont Cemetery.

Fritter, Roy M.: Roy M. Fritter, 87, Sonoma, CA., former Morristown resident died Friday 31 Dec, in Sonoma. Memorial services were held Sunday at the home of his sister, Mrs. Howard
of Flushing with Rev. John A. Brickora officiating. Burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus. [Times Leader, 10 Jan 1972 pg. 2]

Fulton, Charles Samuel: Charles Samuel Fulton, 77, of Belmont, died Sunday at the Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. He was born Dec 30, 1914 in Warnock, a son of the late Robert Scott Fulton and Lucy Emma Strahl Fulton Albaugh. He was a retired supervisor for Consolidation Coal Co., a member of Belmont United Methodist Church, Belmont and Hazen Lodge F & AM of Bethesda. Surviving are his wife, Eileen Dixon Fulton; three sons, Robert Brook of Belmont, Jerry Scott of Belmont and Charles Paul of Norfolk, VA; two daughters, Sarah Sue Greenlee of Malaga and Betty Charleen Thatcher of Belmont; one brother, Paul Fulton of Winston Salem, SC.; one sister, Doris Graham of Centerville; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Toothman Funeral Home, Jacobsburg, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, where services will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Virginia Geiger and the Rev. Barney Helms officiating. Burial follows in Belmont Cemetery, Belmont. Masonic services at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. [Times Leader, 30 Dec 1991]




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