Belmont County, Ohio
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Obituaries


Submitted by Cheryl Skinner unless otherwise noted.



Pagot, David
: David D. Pagot, 32, of Piedmont, formerly of Lansing died Saturday in Harrison County Community Hospital, Cadiz. He was born March 27, 1951 in Wheeling a son of Frank and Amelia Klamut Pagot. He was an employee of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp., Steubenville plant and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Neffs, Lansing Sportsmen's Club and the Polish American Society. Surviving in addition to his parents, residents of Lansing, are his wife, Linda Wojcik Pagot of Bellaire; a son Michael David of Bellaire; a brother, Joseph M. of Maynard; two sisters, Mrs. James (Linda) Hammer of Lansing and Claudia Clater of Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated today at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wolfhurst with the Rev. George Yontz and the Rev. Mark Froehlich officiating. Burial followed in Linwood Cemetery, Blaine. Wilson Funeral Home, Bridgeport in charge of arrangements. [Times Leader, 05 Jul 1983 pg. 11]

Pangle : The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Pangle of Maple Heights, died at birth in the Good Samaritan Hospital, last Thursday night. Burial was made in Olive Cemetery Friday afternoon in charge of the arrangements Murphy Funeral Home. [The Journal, 24 Feb 1944]

Parker, Mrs. Pet L: Word had been received here of the death of Mrs. Pet Caldwell Parker, aged 67, a native of Caldwell, which occurred at her home in Riverside, CA., on 16 Oct. Mrs. Parker was a grand daughter of Samuel Caldwell, early pioneer for whom the town of Caldwell was named. The old Caldwell homestead which was one of the first homes to be built here still is in good condition although more than a hundred years old, and is located on East Street where Mrs. Parker lived her earlier life before going to CA. He husband James Parker died a number of years ago. By her own request Mrs. Parker's body was cremated and the ashes scattered on the Pacific Ocean. [Times Recorder, 22 Oct 1940]

Parks, William : Last rites for William Parks, 81, who died Thursday at the home of his son, Noah, Cambridge-Newcomerstown Rd., will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the home of another son Howard S, River St., with additional services at 2 p.m. at Pleasant View Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Smithson in charge. Burial will be made in the church cemetery. The body will remain at the Jones-Lydick Funeral Home until 9 a.m. Saturday. A son of Thomas and Melinda Parks, the deceased was a life long resident of the vicinity. His wife, Lucinda, died 19 years ago. Surviving are four sons, Noah, at whose home he died, Leonard, Lowgap, Howard and Ralph, this place; five daughters, Mrs. Frank Payne and Mrs. Charles Crown, Coshocton, Mrs. Harry Heskett, Barberton, Mrs. E. G. Direheller, this place and Miss Irene Parks, Denver, CO.; one sister, Mrs. Lena Layman, this place; two brothers, Albert and George, Dover, 18 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. [Jeffersonian, 20 Feb 1942]

Parsons, J. G. : Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Martin of Malta have received word that their friend, J. G. Parsons of Orrville, an employee of the Cottage Creamery Company of Orrville, dropped dead about 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon, while testing cream. Funeral services will be held at Orrville Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mr. Parsons who formerly drove truck for the Cottage Creamery company was stricken suddenly ill from a heart attack about a year ago, while spending the night at the Malta Hotel and had to remain there for several weeks. He has several friends and acquaintances in the vicinity. [Times Recorder, 05 Jun 1944]

Paul, Edward Emmett : Edward Emmett, three month old son of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Paul of Zanesville, passed away Monday evening of last week at the Good Samaritan Hospital and the body was brought to the Summerfield Cemetery where a brief service was held and interment made. Surviving in addition to the parents are two sisters, Macellane and Norma Jean and by the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Paul of Zanesville and Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Miracle of Summerfield. [Journal, 13 Sep 1934 pg. 4]

Penick, Priscilla Lee : Priscilla Lee Penick, 63, of National Road, Bridgeport, Ohio died Thursday November 11, 2005 at her home. she was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio, July 1, 1941 a daughter of the late John J. AND Dorothy Davis Coleman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert Penick, two sisters, Judith Lewis and Barbara Jackson Priscilla is survived by her son, Eugene John Sable and his wife Vonnie of Columbus, Ohio; a brother, Michael Coleman of Carmichaels, PA.; two sisters, Jonni L. Iwata of California and Cynthia S. Tamburin of Bridgeport, Ohio; Several nieces and nephews. Honoring Priscilla's wishes, there will be no visitation interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441-37TH St., Bellaire, Ohio.

Peoples, Lela H. : The Rev. Mrs. Lela (Howland) Peoples, 75, of Cambridge, a retired minister and teacher for 43 years, died at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday (July 7) at Guernsey Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb 22, 1895 in Fairview, the daughter of the late Charles and Sarah Byrd Benson, and was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church and the WCTU. She was a minister for a number of years, with Kennonsburg United Methodist Church as her last charge. She was first married to Ivan Howland who is deceased. She later married the Rev. George Peoples, who passed away March 27, 1969. Mrs. Peoples leaves a step-son, Preston W. Peoples of the home; four sisters, Mrs. Clint (Ora) Pack, Louisville, Mrs. Virgil (Janet) McWilliams, Hendrysburg, Mrs. Carl (Ada) Grear and Mrs. Walter (Martha) Smith, both of Barnesville; one brother, Clyde Benson of Fairview; and several nieces and nephews. One sister is deceased. Friends may call at the Thorn Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The body will be taken at 1 p.m. Friday to Fairview United Methodist Church to lie in state until services at 2 p.m. Dr. Glen Warner and the Rev. Richard Wilson will officiate and burial will be in Guernsey Memory Gardens.

Pepper, W. F. : W. F. Pepper, of Summerfield, died at the home of his son, C. C. Pepper, McIntire Ave. Zanesville, Sunday afternoon at 5:30, following an illness of complications. He was 73 years of age, and was born in Monroe County on Oct. 28 1870, the son of the late Andrew and Harriett Swain Pepper. Mr. Pepper had been at the home of his son for the past month. He was a member of the Mt. Tabor Methodist Church. For 49 years he was engaged in farming in Noble County. Surviving are the son at whose home he died, another son, Kenneth Pepper of Sunset Ave. Zanesville; two brothers, Marion Pepper of Summerfield and John R. Pepper of Akron; one sister Mary Pepper of Caldwell; three grandchildren Charles Pepper, Jr. Patricia Janellen Pepper and Harriett Swain Pepper. His wife Amanda Pepper, preceded him in death on Oct 13 1943. Funeral services were held at the Summerfield Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, slow time. Burial was made in the Summerfield Cemetery by the Gardner Funeral Home of Stafford. [The Journal, 24 Feb 1944]

Perkins, Eunice: Eunice Houser Perkins, 96, Barnesville Health Care Center, formerly of Bethesda, died Wednesday June 28, 1989 at Barnesville Hospital. She was born June 9, 1893 in Bellville WV., daughter of the late Thomas and Susan Sams Houser. She was a member of Bend Fork Christian Church. Her husband, Delbert, preceded her in death; as did two sons, Howard and Clyde and one daughter, Eula Phillips. Surviving are one son, Dallas of Steubenville; one brother, Chester Houser of Canton; three sisters, Elizabeth Clements of Bethel, PA., Ethel Evans of Leesport, PA., and Ruth Brown of Canton; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Services were held Saturday morning from the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda with Stan Kirtlar officiating. Burial followed in Bend Fork Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise]

Perkins, Florence E.: Mrs. Florence E. Perkins, resident of Alledonia, passed away Sunday, August 9th at 4 p.m. in Barnesville Hospital. She was born in Alledonia June 14, 1887, a daughter of William J. and Sarah Ward Scott. She was a member of the Belmont Ridge Christian Church. Preceded in death by her husband, Atkinson Perkins, in 1937, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Carl (Enid) Gooddard of Alledonia; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. One daughter, Mrs. Helena OsStrand, also preceded her in death. Friends were received at the Harper-Campbell Funeral Home in Beallsville where final rites were held Wednesday, August 12th at 3:30 p.m. with the Reverend Donald Ake officiating. Burial was made in the church cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise, 13 Aug 1970 pg. 2]

Perkins, Mary Price: Mary Price Perkins, 86, died in Baltimore hospital June 4, 1982. She was born near Hunter, Ohio, graduated from Bethesda High School and taught for a while in local schools. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland Perkins. Surviving are five daughters, Mary Frances Perkins of the home, Isabel Baynes, Elizabeth Maresh, Elinore Norris, all of the Baltimore area, Justine Castaneda of San Diego, California; two sisters, Edith Sumption, Bethesda and Isabel Orr of Clyde, Ohio. Services were held at Fellowship Church June 8th with interment made in Baltimore National Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise, 24 June 1982 pg. 2]

Perkins, Paul Rueben: Paul Rueben Perkins, 76, of Bethesda, died Sunday in Bradenton, FL. He was a retired contractor and a member of the South Main Street Church of Christ, Bethesda. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Pauline Powell Perkins, in 1972. Surviving are his wife, Violet Fettig Perkins; a son, Donald Perkins of Bethesda; a step-daughter, Nina Chaney of Bradenton, Fl.; tow step-sons, Thomas Fettig of Lima, Ohio and Louis Fettig of New Jersey; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Friends received at the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday. Interment in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda.

Perkinson, George P. : George P. Perkinson, 76, of Portsmouth, a retired employee of the Norfolk & Western Railway who was active in community services and cultural affairs, died early Sunday at Scioto Memorial Hospital of an apparent heart attack. A native of Portsmouth, he was a member and past president of both the Portsmouth Art League and Portsmouth Little Theater. He also was affiliated with Portsmouth Kiwanis Club, Portsmouth Elks Lodge, the YMCA and Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center. He served on the Portsmouth Area Arts Council and was a member of the Evangelical United Church of Christ, where he served as a deacon and Carnation Choir member. He attended Shawnee State College and was a graduate of Ohio University. He retired from the N & W weigh master's office here and had been a substitute teacher in the Portsmouth Schools. Several years ago he received the All-Around Good Citizen Award presented by the Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce. Surviving are is wife, Anna Bender Perkinson; a son, Bill of Colts Neck, NJ., and two grandchildren. Services are planned Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Daehler Funeral Home, with the Rev. Henry Edelenbos officiating, and entombment in the Edgewood Abbey Mausoleum in Memorial Burial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon to 2 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Peters, Harley : Murray Peters, highly respected citizen of Robins, formerly of Byesville, passed away at his home Tuesday morning following a lingering illness of cancer. If he had lived past Tuesday he would have celebrated his 81st birthday. He leaves his wife and five children. He was the last of four brothers who have preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at the Bethlehem Church at Robins Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock conducted by Rev. Hewitt, pastor. Burial will be made at the Bethlehem Cemetery. [Times Recorder, 19 Feb 1942 pg. 2]

Petkari, Charles M.: Charles M. Petkari, 64, Akron, father of Mrs. Robert Hissom of Barnesville, died Saturday in Akron following a lengthy illness. Surviving also are his widow, Ada; one other daughter, Mrs. Kirk Swallie of North Canton; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Charles Aiken of Uniontown, Ohio; one brother, Edward Petkari, also of Barnesville. Friends are being received at the Eckard-Baldwin Funeral Home Akron, where services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Francis E. Jolliff officiating. Burial in Hillside Memorial Gardens, Akron. [Times Leader, 10 Jan 1972 pg. 2]

Pettibone, Kathryn Lee : Funeral services for Kathryn Lee Pettibone, 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Pettibone of Philo, will be held at 1:30 Thursday afternoon at the Philo Grace Methodist Church with Rev. O'Reilly officiating. Burial will be in Mr. Olivet. The body has been removed to the home from the Henderson-Thompson Funeral Home of Duncan Falls. [Times Recorder, 09 May 1945 pg. 3]

Phillips, Lois: Lois Harsch Phillips,74,Barnesville, Ohio died Saturday, May 12, 2007 at home. She was born March 21, 1933, in Philadelphia, Pa., daughter of the late William F. and Henrietta (Ingle) Harsch. She was a 1954 graduate of Lankenau Hosptial School of Nursing, a homemaker and family researcher.
She was a past officer of Belmont County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society and Fellows of Ohio, and was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church. She was preceded by her husband, Dr. Richard B. Phillips; son, William Russell "Rusty" Phillips; and sister - Jan Haug.
Lois is survived by daughters: Jody Holstein and dearly loved son-in-law Dan of Newark, Ohio, and by Jill W. Phillips of Powell, Ohio; grandson, Jared R. Holstein; loving nephew, Chris Haug and wife Susan; nieces, Lori Smith and husband, Ray; and Joann Jewell and husband, Tom.
Visitation 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Campbell - Plumly - Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville. Service at 1 p.m., Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church, Barnesville, with pastor Donna Kraus officiating. Burial follows in Crestview Cemetery. [ Time Leader, 13 May 2007 & Barnesville Enterprise 2007]

Phillips, Lydia Ann : Lydia Anna Phillips, 85, died at Columbus Nursing Home, Wednesday. She was a member of the First Congregational Church. Retired librarian for the State of Ohio. Funeral service Friday, 10:30 a.m. at Leach and Son Funeral Home, East Main at Parkview, where friends may call Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m. Interment, Green Lawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Chalmers Coe officiating. [Columbus Dispatch]

Pickens, Carl C. : Carl C. Pickens, a Chestnut Level farmer, near Belmont, died Wednesday afternoon October 20, at his home. He was born September 20, 1900 at Somerton, a son of the late Charles Pickens and Josie Ault. His wife Mrs. Goldie Mae Huntsman Pickens preceded him in death September 25, 1962. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. William Johnson of Washington Court House, Mrs. Harold Gordon of Sanford, FL., Mrs. Eileen Lee of Bethesda; three sons, James of Covington, TN., Tommy of St. Clairsville, and Charles Allen of Centerville; 23 grandchildren; three brothers, Frank of Columbus, Vernon of Barnesville and Walter of Somerton; three sisters, Mrs. Bertha Gallagher and Mrs. Iva Thompson of Barnesville, and Mrs. Ura Butler of East Sparta. The remains were taken to the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home in Bethesda where friends were received. Funeral services were held at the funeral home Saturday afternoon October 23 at 3:30 p.m. with the Rev. William Cook officiating. Interment was made in Chestnut Level Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise, Oct 1965]

Pittman, John E.: John E. Pittman of Beallsville, died Monday July 1, 1968 at 6 a.m. in the Harris Nursing Home, Morristown. He was born in Beallsville, June 12, 1887, a son of Dorsey and Mazy Boughner Pittman. He was a member of the East Sunsbury Baptist Church and a former sexton of the Beallsville Cemetery. Surviving are on daughter, Mrs. Mabel Heft of Aurora, Ohio and one granddaughter, Karen. The remains were taken to the Harper-Campbell Funeral Home in Beallsville where friends were received. Funeral services were held from the funeral home Wednesday, July 3, at 1 p.m. conducted by the Reverend Bruce Frazier. Burial was made in Beallsville Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise, 11 Jul 1968]

Plumly, Mrs. Clyde: The community was shocked to learn of the death of Mrs. Clyde Plumly, which occurred unexpectedly Sunday morning at her home south of town, due to heart attack. She had been in failing health for several months caused by kidney trouble, and on Christmas day entered the Barnesville General Hospital where she was under treatment for ten days. Her condition was apparently improved, but the poison was gradually permeating her system and soon after she had finished her breakfast Sunday morning, she was suddenly stricken with death.
Kate Outland Plumly, a daughter of Thomas and Martha Starbuck Outland, was born October 4, 1869, in Goshen township spent her life in this community and since her marriage has resided on a farm near Barnesville.
Besides her husband, she is survived by five sons; Park W. Plumly, Mansel T, Plumly, Cecil E. Plumly, Harold C. Plumly, Barnesville, Willard J. Plumly, Somerton; seventeen grandchildren. She also leaves four sisters and one brother. Mrs. Ida McGill, Forest Grove, Oregon; Mrs. Grace Cleugh and Miss Eunice Outland, Covina, California; Mrs. Myrtle Naylor, Warren Ohio; Mrs. Charles Outland, Modesta, California. Mrs. Plumly was born and reared a Friend, retaining her birthright and adhered to that faith; she was of a genial disposition, a kind and clever neighbor and friend.
The Campbell Funeral directors were in charge of the body and on Tuesday afternoon, in the home, funeral service was conducted by Rev. W. C. Patterson of Cadiz, assisted by Rev. Walters. Interment was made in Greenmount. [13 January 1937]

Pocsik, John R.: John R. Pocsik, 73, RD 4, St. Clairsville, died Saturday at 12:25 p.m. Martins Ferry Hospital. He was born at Maynard, April 16, 1898, a son of the late Louis and Rebecca Pocsik. He was a Presbyterian by faith and a retired coal miner. He was preceded in death by his wife Susie Vargo Pocsik, in 1958, he is survived by a son, John B. Pocsik of Martins Ferry; one daughter, Mrs. Ethel Delaney, Hudson, Ohio; four grandchildren; four brothers, Frank of Columbus Station, Alex of North Olmstead, Ohio, Joseph of Cleveland and Louis of St. Clairsville; four sisters, Mrs. Pearl Nagy and Mrs. Ethel Boros both of Cleveland, Mrs. Mary Dobshaw and Mrs. June Baltes both of Tampa FL. Friends are being received at the Keller Funeral Home, Martins Ferry, where services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. with Dr. Niles Southwick officiating. Burial will be in Upland Cemetery, Yorkville. [Times Leader, 10 Jan 1972 pg. 2]

Poling, Mrs. Minnie : Mrs. Minnie B. Poling, 87, of 995 Wyley Ave. Akron, died Monday, Oct 23 in her home after a long illness. Born in Rich Valley, the daughter of Willis and Mary Gordon, Mrs. Poling lived in Akron 40 years and was a member of the Foursquare Gospel Church. She leaves four sons; Russell, Wayne, Glite, and Vernon; three daughters, Mrs. Rhonda Stiles, and Mrs. Rose Thornton, all of Akron, and Mrs. Blanche Dice of Tallmadge. One son, Francis, is deceased. There are 33 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Poling was the last of a family of seven children including Ode, Jess, Sullivan, Fred and Ben Gordon and one sister, Nina Williams all deceased. Services were held Thursday at the Stampfle Funeral Home and burial in the Hillside Memorial Cemetery at Akron.

Pollock, Infant : Funeral services for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Pollock, of 137 Brighton Boulevard, who died at birth Friday afternoon were held Saturday afternoon in Greenwood Cemetery in charge of the Raymond C. Seat Funeral Home. [Times Recorder, 26 Jul 1943]

Porter, Mrs. Carrie May : Mrs. Carrie May Porter, 76, of Nashport, died Sunday morning at 12:15 at the Newark City hospital. She had been ill for the past five weeks and was admitted to the hospital on Thursday. Mrs. Porter was born on Nov. 20, 1865, near Dresden and the daughter of Martha McCann and Benjamin Dorsey. She leaves her husband Elder U. G. Porter, and the following children; Ralph E. Porter, Hebron, Mrs. Edwin Montgomery and Mrs. John Williams, Hanover, Mrs. Hugh B. Cole, Delaware and Dr. Roseamonde Porter, Capital University, Philadelphia, PA. There are also 11 grandchildren and one brother, J. A. Dorsey of Frazeysburg OH. Mrs. Porter was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church at Fallsburg. The funeral services will be held at the home with Elder Corwin Dove and Elder G. F. Hanover in charge. Burial will be made in the Hanover Cemetery. [Times Recorder, 08 Dec 1941, pg. 2]

Porter, John : Services for John Porter, who died during the weekend will be conducted from the Campbell Funeral Chapel at 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon with Rev. Frank W. Brickley of the Church of the Nazarene in charge. Burial will be made in the Northern Cemetery. [The Times Recorder, 27 Jun 1944]

Porter, Weltha: Wealtha Gregg Porter, 90, Belmont, died Wednesday, November 3, 1993, at home. She was a Methodist. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Laird Gregg; her second husband, Mansel Porter; a son. Robert Gregg; a daughter, Ruth Keadle; her parents, Robert and Nancy Barnes Blond; three brothers; two sisters; a granddaughter. Surviving are a daughter, Eloise Johnston of Belmont; a sister, Lenore Jeffers of Milford; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Belmont Cemetery. [05 Nov 1993]

Porterfield, Ruey: Ruey Porterfield, 91, Belmont-Centerville Rd., Belmont, died Sunday morning in Peterson Hospital, Wheeling. She was born July 15, 1897 at Metz, WV., a daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Elizabeth Kelley Moore. She was a member of the Chestnut Level Christian Church, Ohio State Extension Homemakers Council and Chestnut Level Twigs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alden Porterfield; three brothers, Francis, Lloyd, and Russell Moore. Surviving are a daughter, Florence Jenkins of RD 2, Belmont; a son Ralph Porterfield of Worthington; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild; two sisters, Ethel Stout of Barnesville and Helen Elliott, Fort Thomas KY., a brother, Lester Moore of Linwood, NJ. Friends will be received at the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda, Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Jack Visser officiating. Burial will be in Belmont Cemetery. [Times Leader, 27 Mar 1989]

Potts, Harry L.: Harry L. Potts, Sr., 82, 128- 14th St. Wheeling, native of Sardis, died Sunday afternoon at Wheeling Hospital. He was born in Sardis, Oct 13, 1889, the son of the late Phillip and Mary Jones Potts. He was a former employee of the M. R. Marsh and Sons Tobacco Co., and Hazel-Atlas. Surviving are his widow, Mabel Bowers Potts; two sons, Bowers of Wheeling and Harry D. of Pittsburgh; five daughters Mrs. Gene Hall of Largo, FL., Mrs. Evelyn Fronaphfel, New Martinsville, Mrs. Theda McFann of Weirton, Mrs. Elizabeth Lescallette of Orange Park, Fl., and Mrs. Frances Campbell of Wheeling; 17 grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. [Times Leader, 10 Jan 1972 pg. 2]

Powell, Bertha S. : Mrs. Bertha Shepherd Powell, 77, resident of Batesville, died at 8 p.m. Friday October 22nd at Barnesville Hospital. She was born in Batesville on May 15, 1888, a daughter of Joseph and Sarah Sears Shepherd. Surviving are her husband, Glass whom she married in July of 1905; on son, Harold of Batesville; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Wiley Neuhart of RD 4 Quaker City. Two sons are deceased. The body was taken to the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home in Quaker City where friends were received. Final rites were held Monday October 25th at 2 p.m. at the funeral home conducted by the Rev. Mrs. Milford Carey. Interment was made in Batesville Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise, Oct 1965]

Powell, Mansel: Mansel Powell, 58, of Beallsville, RD 1, passed away at Barnesville Hospital Tuesday, January 14th at 1 p.m. He was born June 13, 1910 in Wayne Township, a son of the late Emmett and Foresta Hatcher Powell. He was a member of Mount Horeb Methodist Church and an employee of the State Highway Department at Morristown. Surviving are his widow, Bessie Powell and one step-daughter, Miss Carolyn Carpenter of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Neptune of Barnesville, Mrs. Frances Moore of Beallsville, RD 1; and one brother, Mardis of New Springfield, Ohio. The body was taken to the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home in Bethesda where friends are being received. Final rites will be held at the funeral home Friday, January 17th at 1 p.m. conducted by the Reverend Starling Perkins. Burial will be made in Mount Horeb Cemetery.

Power, E. E. : Edwin E. Power, 73, prominent Zanesville attorney, died at his home on the Newark Road at 7:15 Monday evening. He had been in failing health for over a year. Born in Morgan County the son of the late Benjamin and Aurelia Scott Power, the deceased had practiced law in Zanesville for over 50 years and had served as prosecuting attorney of Muskingum County. Mr. Power started practicing as an attorney at Dresden as the partner of his father. When the elder Power was elected prosecuting attorney of Muskingum County in 1890 they both moved to Zanesville opening an office here under the firm name of Power & Power. Since the death of his father he had continued the firm's practice and had offices on North Fourth Street. He was a member of the Grace Methodist Church and belonged to LaFayette Lodge, F. & A. M. and the Knights Templars. Surviving are his wife, Mary; two daughters, Miss Betty of the home and Mrs. Nancy Hodouf, Market Street; three brothers, Scott Power of Brighton Boulevard; Lee of Ridge Ave. and Fred, also living on Ridge Ave. The Body was taken to the Mader-Peoples Funeral Home and funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon in charge of Rev. W. Carl Hickey, pastor of the Grace Methodist Church. No decision has yet been made by relatives as to where services will be held or place of burial. [Times Recorder, 17 Nov 1946]

Powers, Mrs. Jessie Gordon : Mrs. Jessie Gordon Powers, 19, wife of Paul Powers of Eighth Street, Canton, died Sunday at noon in Mercy Hospital, that city following a brief illness. Mrs. Powers was a daughter of Mrs. Gail Gordon of Caldwell, until her recent removal to Canton, and the late Ben Gordon, former Noble County recorder. She was a recent bride having been married to Mr. Powers of Canton only a few weeks. Mrs. Powers was admitted to the hospital a week ago suffering from hemorrhages of the head and chest, caused by a malady baffled the hospital staff of that institution and attracted wide attention of specialists of the medical profession who were called in consultation of the case. According to reports received here many blood transfusions were given the patient by relatives, friends and members of the Canton police force. Mrs. Powers had resided in Caldwell the greater part of her life and had attended Caldwell grade and high school. The family had resided on Railroad Street until recently. The body was received at the McVay-Schilling Funeral Home in Caldwell Sunday evening where it will rest and teachers, classmates and friends may call until Tuesday at 1 o'clock p.m. Funeral services will be held at the East Union Methodist Church Tuesday at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. Mr. Wade of Canton. Burial will be made in the East Union Cemetery. Surviving Mrs. Powers are her mother, who is seriously ill at her home in Canton; a brother, Willis Gordon and two sisters, Evelyn and Nellie June Gordon, all of the home. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. B. E. King of East Union. Mr. and Mrs. Ben King of Poplar Street, Caldwell are uncle and aunt of the deceased. [Times Recorder, 17 Nov 1942]

Preston, Agnes Louise: Agnes Louise Preston, 81, Belmont, died Saturday, April 8, 1989 at Oak View Nursing Home, St. Clairsville. She was born January 24, 1908 in Wheeling, WV., a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Derangowski Pryseski. She was a retired nurse and a Catholic. Surviving are two brothers, Walter Pryseski of Akron and Charles Pryseski of Baltimore, MD.; three sisters, Helen Hayden of Wadsworth, Virginia Moran of Canton, and Mary Krout of Tiffin. Services were held from the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda on Tuesday afternoon with Father Paul Weldon officiating. Burial followed in Belmont Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise, 12 Apr 1989]

Price, Evelyn Dolores: Evelyn Dolores Price, 83, of Sorrento, Fla., formerly of Barnesville, died Saturday 13 Dec 2003 at Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, Fla. She was born 09 May 1920, in Barnesville, daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Harper Burkhart. Mrs. Price was floral designer and a Baptist by faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Price. She leaves a son, Bill L. Price of Sorrento, Fla. Graveside services and burial will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Friends Cemetery, Quaker City with the Rev. David McKinnon officiating. Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville, is handling the arrangements. [Daily Jeffersonian, 17 Dec 2003 pg. A-6]

Prior, Sarah, consort of John, in Smith twp, Feb 15. (1827, St. Clairsville - "The Historian & Advertiser")

Purkey, Arthur : Arthur Purkey, former resident of this community, died at his home in Columbus, Saturday. Funeral services were held form the Campbell Funeral Home in Barnesville, Monday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be made in Crestview Memorial Park. [Times Recorder, 08 May 1945]



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