Belmont County, Ohio
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Obituaries


Submitted by Cheryl Skinner unless otherwise noted.

Nace, Thurman: Thurman Nace, 57, resident of South Street, Barnesville, passed away at Barnesville Hospital at 5:50 Wednesday morning, August 12th. He was born in Noble County, December 22, 1912, a son of the late William and Eliza Gallagher Nace. For a long period of time he had been an employee of the late Dr. Paul Reeder and or the past several years was custodian of Hutton Memorial Library. Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Edith Morris, Mrs. Nellie Powell and Mrs. Fred Powell; three brothers, Walter, George and Dempsey, all of Barnesville. The body was taken to the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home where friends will be received Friday, August 14th from 4:30 to 9 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Saturday. Final rites will be held at the funeral home Saturday afternoon, August 15th at 3:00 o'clock conducted by the Reverend Richard Eshler. Burial will be made in Crestview Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise, 13 Aug 1970 pg. 2]

Neal, Lawrence A.: Lawrence A. Neal, 52, a resident of 460 Bond Street, Valparaiso, IN., died at his home, Sunday, May 30. He was born August 29, 1929 in Martins Ferry, a son of the late William and Mary Dobbins Neal. He was a former owner of the Siding and Insulating Co., at Valparaiso. Surviving are his wife, Olga Proud Neal; four sons, Lawrence A. Jr., of Oakland CA., Vincent J. and David O. of Valparaiso, Douglas N. of Lake Bluff, IL.; tow daughters, Beverlie B. Neal of San Diego CA., and Judy Neal, Valparaiso, IN.; two sisters, Regina Pettit of Martins Ferry and Mrs. Cecilia Robinson of South Bend IN.: five brothers, Russell of Wheeling Island, Vincent of Honolulu, Patrick of Seattle, WA, William of Des Moines, IA. and Thomas of CA; and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Wetmore-Moeller Funeral Home, Valparaiso, IN. [Times Leader, 06 Jun 1982 pg. 10A]

Nethers, Mrs. Amy : Last rites for Mrs. Amy Florence Nethers, 77, of Toboso, who died Tuesday night at her home, will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the home with Elder Corwin Dove, officiating. Burial will be in the Hanover Cemetery. She was the daughter of Samson and Melissa Redman and was a life long resident of the Toboso community. Mrs. Nethers was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church near Cottage Hill. Surviving are a cousin, Sheriff Ed Redman of Zanesville and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, Benson died several years ago. The body was removed to the home Wednesday from the Baughman Funeral home at Black Run. [Times Recorder, 25 Jun 1942 pg. 2]

Newland, Arthur : Arthur Newland, 83, formerly of Wheelersburg, died Friday at Hill View Retirement Center. A native of Lyra, he was a retired Norfolk & Western Railway Co. clerk and a member of the National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees NO. 134 and Wheelersburg United Methodist Church. His wife, Mrs. Claire Chamberlin Newland, died in 1976. He is survived by a brother, Pearl of Columbus. Services are planned at 11 a.m. Monday at the Harrison Funeral Home in Wheelersburg, with the Rev. William Turner officiating and interment in Memorial Burial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon to 2 and 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday and for an hour before services Monday.

Newman, Charles R. : Charles R. Newman, 65, of Lucasville, was pronounced dead on arrival at Scioto Memorial Hospital Friday night of an apparent heart attack. A native of Sciotoville and manager of the commissary at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, he was a member of the First Christian Church. Newman also was a member of Aurora Masonic Lodge and other Masonic bodies, Portsmouth Elks Lodge, Ham Radio Club and Portsmouth Amateur Radio Club and was controller of the church board. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Nell Bender Newman, and several cousins. Services are planned at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, with Rev. Richard Wilburn officiating and interment in Memorial Burial Park. Friends may call at Windel-Howland & Brant Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and at the church one hour before services. Masonic rites are planned at the funeral home at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Nims, Leonard : Funeral services for Leonard Nims, 24, of Adamsville, will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the Adamsville Methodist Church, with the pastor, Rev. Roger Ortmayer officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery near Adamsville. Nims died Tuesday night injuries suffered in an automobile collision three hours earlier on Route 75, near Adamsville. His death was the second due to traffic in Muskingum County this year. Miss Dorothy Dailey, 18, a passenger in the Nims machine sustained internal injuries in the accident, while three occupants of the other car, Howard Milstead, 17, the driver; Thurman Wisecarver, 18, and Robert Stotts, 14, all of Adamsville were reported improving last night at the Good Samaritan Hospital where they were taken following the accident, in the Shirer ambulance of Adamsville and the Keck ambulance of Zanesville. Nims was an employee of the Otsego Coal Company and was a member of the Adamsville Methodist Church. He is survived by his widow, Carol; his mother, Mrs. Alma Nims of Zanesville; two sisters, Mrs. Russell Polleck and Mrs. Hazel Harding both of Zanesville, and his grandmother, Mrs. Henry Darner of Adamsville. The body will be removed to the Darner residence, Adamsville, today from the Shirer Funeral Home. [Times Recorder, 13 May 1943 pg. 3]

Noling, John A.: John A. Noling, aged 72 years died at home near Warnock. Interment at Warnock Cemetery. Survivors are his wife and large family. [Belmont Chronicle, 27 May 1897]

Noland, Pvt. Leonard : Pvt. Leonard Noland, on leave from Camp Wheeler, GA., died about 1 o'clock Tuesday morning at the home of Mrs. Violet Devore from gunshot wounds which Coroner H. F. Munshull said were self-inflicted. Noland, who it is said, was scheduled to leave for overseas duty in the near future , entered the Devore home by removing a window screen and took a 12 gauge shotgun from the house. He left a note and then going out in to the yard he shot himself. The sound of the shot awakened Mrs. Devore, who found home dead in the yard. He had his own shells for the gun, and several more were found in his pocket. Surviving are his wife, the former Elizabeth Petty and a daughter, Nancy of near Roseville; his father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Noland of Glouster; six brothers, Pfc. Ralph Noland, U. S. Army; Alfred of East Rochester O., Gerald and Russell of Chesterhill; Mont of Dover, Fred Noland, of Glouster; four sisters, Miss Irene Noland and Mrs. Walter Hillyer of East Rochester, OH., Mrs. David Farnsworth of Malta and Mrs. Russell Vincent of Duncan Falls and a half brother Joe Noland of Glouster. The body was removed to the Cannon & Cannon Funeral Home at Crooksville where arrangements are incomplete. [The Times Recorder, 28 Sep 1944]

Norman, Mrs. Cora : Cambridge OH- Mrs. Cora Spaid Norman, 77, widow of the late A. M. Norman, of Pleasant City, died at 6 p.m. Monday in the Emma Barnes nursing home in Marietta. She had been an invalid since December, 1942. Since that time she had been living with her daughter and son-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. O. C. Kackley, Marietta. Born in Pleasant City she was the daughter of Jacob and Lucinda Stotts Spaid, early settlers of Guernsey County. For 30 years she taught the adult Bible class of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church. In addition to her daughter she is survived by a grandson, Dr. Clinton Kackley, Marietta and two sisters, Mrs. T. J. Deeren and Mrs. Will Secrest, both of Pleasant City. Funeral services will be held in the Lutheran Church, Pleasant City, Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. C. E. Flath in charge. Burial will be made in the cemetery there. [The Times Recorder, 27 Sep 1944]

Norman, Mrs. Mary Jane : Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Jane Norman, 60, of Black Run, who died Wednesday morning at Newark City hospital following a lingering illness will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Baughman Funeral Home in Frazeysburg with Rev. R. L. Ryall, officiating. Burial will be in Frazeysburg Cemetery. Mrs. Norman was a native of Greenup KY., and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Bryan. She had resided in Black Run the greater part of her life. Surviving are two daughters Mrs. Charles Hains, of Frazeysburg and Mrs. Verna Sharples of Coshocton; two brothers, William R. Bryan of Sciotoville and Frank E. Bryan of Rushtown and four grandchildren. [Times Recorder, 09 Sep 1943]

Norris, Mrs. Charles : Mrs. Charles Norris, Woodsfield, passed away Friday at 12:45 p.m. at the Ohio Valley Hospital, Wheeling, WV. She was a surgical patient and was admitted to the hospital on March 11. The remains were brought to the Galbraith Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Saturday. Surviving are her husband, one daughter, Miss Mary Norris of the home and a teacher in the county schools; four sons; Ward Norris, Akron, Azel of Pennsylvania; Merl, Mansfield and Boyd who resides in Arizona. Several other relative and many friends. Mrs. Norris a life resident of this county was liked by all who knew her. She attended the Laings Church and was interested in all Church activities. A member of the Monroe Rebekah Lodge, Woodsfield. Funeral services were held Sunday with short services at her late residence at 1:30 with final rites at the Ott's Church. Burial was made in the church cemetery. [Times Recorder, 12 Apr 1943 pg.2]

North, Wilma B. : Wilma Blanche North, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank North, died at her home on Rainey Ave., Saturday at 4 p.m. Dr. W. A. Larrick, County coroner was called and pronounced the death a suicide. She had taken sleeping tablets with suicidal intent. In addition to her parents , she is survived by four sisters and two brothers. The body was removed from the Corwin Funeral Home to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Williams, Weedon Ave. Funeral services will be held at the Four Square Gospel Church, Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. J.D. Richardson in charge. Burial will be made in Northwood Cemetery. [Times Recorder, 05 Jun 1944]




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