Belmont County, Ohio
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Obituaries


Submitted by Cheryl Skinner unless otherwise noted.


Talbott, Ellery : Funeral services for Ellery Talbott, 85, Bethesda, will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 from the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home Bethesda. Rev. Francis Smith will officiate and interment will take place in the Speidel Cemetery. Mr. Talbott died Tuesday morning in the Barnesville General Hospital of pneumonia. The deceased was born at Speidel a son of Israel and Rebecca Johnson Talbott and lived his entire life in the Speidel area. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Uda Marmie of St. Clairsville and Miss Isophene Talbott of Central City, KY., also a brother Hallie Talbott of Bethesda.

Talmage, Estella Louise Simpson: Estella Louise Simpson Talmage, 95, formerly of Columbia Falls, died of natural causes on Feb. 1 at her daughter's home in Salem, Oregon. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and a son. Survivors include two daughters: Frances Litts and Mabel Valech; two sons: Paul and Rex Talmage; 20 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Columbia Mortuary in Columbia Falls. Funeral services will be held at the mortuary. Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery. [Memorial Card]

Taylor, Anna L. : Anna L. Taylor, 70, Quaker City , died August 22, 1986 in Barnesville Hospital. She was born Dec. 8, 1915 in Sewellsville, a daughter of Earl and Florie Frizzell Baker. A member of the Sewellsville Methodist Church, WSCS of the church and Order of Eastern Star of Bethesda, she was superintendent of teachers of the church Sunday School Class. Surviving are her husband Clyde Taylor; two sons, James of Adelphi, MD. and Carl of Old Washington; a sister, Mrs. Marie Kasper of Lansing, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services were held from the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home on Monday with Pastor Tom Dentley officiating. Burial followed in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove. [Barnesville Enterprise.]

Taylor, Glenn : Glenn Taylor, 61, of Sandusky, a former resident of Beallsville, died Thursday in Ohio Veteran's Home, Sandusky. He was born April 9, 1921 at Beallsville, a son of the late Herschel and Bessie Pool Taylor. He was a retired farmer, a Protestant and a veteran of World War II. Surviving are two sons, Robert of Gainesville, FL. and Jerry of Malaga; a brother, Clyde of Columbus; a sister, Hilda Goldsbury of Jacksonville, FL., and six grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Harper Funeral Home Beallsville, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, conducted by American Legion Post of Beallsville. Burial in Beallsville Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise.]

Taylor, Glenwood : Funeral services for Glenwood Taylor, 34, of the East Pike, who died Wednesday morning at Good Samaritan Hospital following an operation will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Mock Funeral Home, New Concord. Burial will be in Norwich. A native of near Bridgeport, he had spent his entire life in that community. Surviving are his widow, Florence; a son Eugene; two daughters, Elaine and Charlene, and his father, Albert Taylor, all of the home and a sister, Mrs. I. B. Baker of Norwich. The body will remain at the funeral home. [Times Recorder, 25 Jun 1942 pg. 8]

Taylor, Kimberly Ann: Kimberly Ann Taylor, 20, Magee Road St. Clairsville, died Tuesday in St. Clairsville. She was born at Barnesville, July 19, 1967. She was a nursing student at Belmont Technical College and employed at the Belmont Habilitation Center, both at St. Clairsville. She was a member of the Evangelical Friends Church, East Richland the St. Clairsville JayCees and was formerly volleyball coach at St. Clairsville Junior High School. Surviving are her parents, Richard L. and JoAnn Hall Taylor; a sister Lisa Taylor at home; paternal grandfather, Oscar Taylor of St. Clairsville; maternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hall Jr. of Colerain. Friends will be received at the Toothman Funeral Home, St. Clairsville, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Wayne Ickes officiating. Burial will be in Richland M. E. Cemetery, St. Clairsville

Taylor, Louis E.: Louis E. Taylor, 82, Xenia, died Sunday, Sept 12, 1993 in Hospice of Dayton. He was born Oct 17, 1910 in St. Clairsville, son of the late C. A. and Lura Parker Taylor. He was a retired employee of Wright Patterson Air Force Base at Dayton, a U. S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II and a member of the Faith Community United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Mary E. Shepherd Taylor; two sisters, Virginia Shepherd of Morristown and Dorothy Wain of St. Clairsville. Friends will be received 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McColaugh Funeral Home Xenia. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Faith Community United Methodist Church, with Paul Brown officiating. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Morristown Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Dayton. [Times Leader, 14 Sep 1993]

Taylor, Spencer H.: Spencer H. Taylor, 84, of 321 South Chestnut Street, Barnesville, passes away Saturday, June 16th at 6:55 a.m. at Barnesville Hospital. He was born June 15, 1889, in Monroe County, a son of James and Marjorie Stephens Taylor. He was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church; the Odd Fellows Lodge of Barnesville for more than 50 years. He was a retired machinist of Watt Car and Wheel Company, Barnesville, wheel he was employed for more than 50 years. On May 4, 1910, he was married to Nettie Johnson, and this past year the couple observed their 63rd wedding anniversary. Bereaved by his death are his widow, Nettie Johnson Taylor of the home, two daughters, Mrs. Paul (Irene) Brownfield and Mrs. Lester (Helen) Grier, and one granddaughter, Paula Grier, all of Barnesville; four sisters, Mrs. Viola Morris of Somerton; Mrs. Hazel Carpenter of Quaker City; Mrs. Celia Hunt of Barnesville; Mrs. Malinda Hutchins of Caldwell; two brothers, John Taylor of Barnesville and Floyd Taylor in California. He was preceded in death by one infant daughter and one infant son; two sisters and one brother. Friends were received at the Campbell and Plumly Funeral Home on North Chestnut Street Barnesville. [Barnesville Enterprise, Jun 1973]

Temple, Vera Mae Tracy: Vera Mae Tracy Temple, 83, of Hendrysburg Rd., Barnesville, died Wednesday in Barnesville Hospital. She was a member of Hendrysburg United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alphius Edgar Temple; a son, Harold Heskett; a daughter, Hazel Heskett. Surviving are four sons, Albert Wayne Heskett of Mason, Mich., Arthur Heskett of Sanford. NC., Robert Heskett of Martins Ferry and Charles Simeral of Columbus; two stepsons, Ashley Temple of New Mexico and George Temple of Hendrysburg; a stepdaughter Nancy Moore of Barnesville; three brothers, Walter Tracy, Glenn Tracy and George Tracy, all of Bethesda; a sister Marvel Flanagan of Bethesda; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren. Friends received at Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home Bethesda, 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Interment in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda.

Thomas, W. Ford : W. Ford Thomas, 84, Quaker City, died Sunday, March 6, 1988 at Barnesville Hospital. He was born Nov. 28, 1903 in Wetzel County, WV., a son of John and Josephine Bennett Thomas. A member of the Church o Christ he was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister. Surviving are his wife Frances Patterson Thomas; a brother Ward of Fairview; four sisters, Phyllis McBride, Hendrysburg, Maddie Grear of Barnesville, Retta West of Akron and Verna Johnson of Fairview. Services will be held today, March 9, from the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. with Rev, Bob Merritt officiating. Burial will be made in Crestview Cemetery, Barnesville. [Barnesville Enterprise.]

Thompson, Cassie : Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon for Miss Cassie Thompson, 76, who died Friday at the home of her sister, Mrs. J. G. Hendricks, on Mt. Hope Rd., with whom she had made her home for 25 years. Rev. C. A. Albright officiated and interment was made in Grandview Cemetery. Times Recorder, 19 Feb 1942 pg. 2

Thompson, Larry Eugene : Last rites for Larry Eugene Thompson, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Thompson, who died at the home of the parents near Beverly, were held at the home on Saturday afternoon and interment was made in the Mt. Tabor Cemetery, near Stafford. The mother was Miss Catherine Robinson of near Summerfield, before her marriage. In addition to the parents, several sisters and brothers survive. The grandparents are Mrs. Louvina Thompson of Stafford, and Mr. and Mrs. John Robinson of Summerfield. [Noble County Leader, 18 Dec 1941]

Toepfer, Karl Felix: Karl Felix Toepfer of 1267 National Road (Stop 23 1/2 Lansing) succumbed last evening at 6:15 o'clock at his home after a lengthy illness. He had been seriously ill but two weeks. Deceased was born in Saxony, Germany, December 22, 1851. He came to America in 1891, coming first to Pittsburgh, but for the past 30 years he has resided at Lansing. He was a cigar maker but retired six years ago and had since conducted a grocery store. Mr. Toepfer was united in marriage at St. Alphonsus Church in this city on November 5, 1902, to Marie Leona Holftermeyer. Deceased was a member of St. Joseph's Church at Wolfhurst and affiliated with the Holy Name Society. Surviving are his wife, two sons, Lawrence of Wheeling and Otto of Bowling Green, Ohio and a daughter, Mrs. John T Ziek at home, also ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The remains are at the Howard Wilson funeral home at Bridgeport pending funeral arrangements. [Wheeling Intelligencer Submitted by Viv Toepfer]

Totterdale, Mrs. Mary: Mrs. Mary Totterdale, a resident of Martins Ferry for the past 60 years, died at 7 o'clock Sunday morning at the family residence at 924 S. Tenth st. She was 79 years old on Jan. 14.Mrs. Totterdale was born in Wales Jan. 14, 1865, a daughter of the late Robert and Ann Edward(sic). She came to the United States 61 years ago and lived in Pennsylvania for one year before coming to Martins Ferry, where she had lived ever since.The widow of the late Lewis P. Totterdale, she was a member of the Welsh Congregational church and the Royal Neighbors.She is survived by two sons, William of Martins Ferry, and Robert of Columbus; two daughters, Miss Ann at home, and Mrs. Roy Paxson of Martins Ferry; one brother, William Edward(sic) of Huntington, O.(sic); and three sisters, Mrs. John Clink, and the Misses Jane and Margaret Edward(sic) of Martins Ferry; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Another son, Charles, well-known Ferry plumbing contractor, died Nov. 27, 1943, at his home. Funeral services have been set tentatively for 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, with burial in Riverview cemetery by the Heslop funeral home. [Note: Corrections to obit - Date of birth is 4 Mar 1865 per birth cert (copy held by this transcriber). The surname of Edward in this obit is incorrect. The correct spelling is Edwards per documents and personal knowledge. The correct date that Mary Totterdale arrived in
the U.S. from Wales is 1881 per ship manifest. The surviving brother, William Edwards, lived in Huntington, WV, not Ohio, per personal knowledge.] [Times-Leader Martins Ferry, O. Mar. 20, 1944 (source: Microfilm edition, Ohio Historical Society, Roll #22639) Transcribed and submitted by Nancy S. Edwards ]

Tracy, Clyde : Clyde Tracy, 68, of Gomber Ave. Cambridge, died at his home Tuesday morning, 24 Oct 1944. Mr. Tracy was born in Belmont County, the son of William and Nancy Howell Tracy. He has made his home in Guernsey County for the past 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Mary Logan Tracy; one daughter by a former marriage, Mrs. Mary Spencer, Pennsylvania and the following step-children; Mrs. Norval Thatcher, Mrs. James Smith and Mrs. Ralph Logan all of this city; one brother, P. C. Tracy, Centerville, and one sister, Mrs. Fred Thompson, Hendrysburg. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. [Times Recorder, 25 Oct 1944]

Tracy, George S.: George S. Tracy, 81, of Rd.1, Belmont, died Friday in Bellaire City Hospital. He was a retired carpenter. He was preceded in death by a sister, Vera Temple. Surviving are two brothers, Glenn and Walter, both of Bethesda; a sister, Marvel Flanagan of Bethesda. Friends received at Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. Interment in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda.

Trask, Dora : Dora G. Trask, 86, Barnesville Manor died Thursday July 16, 1981. Born in Flushing, July 16, 1895, she was a daughter of Samuel and Rohena Patrick Grimsley. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lynn in 1974; also two brothers. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Herman (Frances) Heskett, Barnesville; sister, Mrs. Jess (Mary) Major, Barnesville; one granddaughter and two great-grandchildren. Friends were received at the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home Saturday, where services were held at 1 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. William Thomas officiating. Interment was made in the Southern Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise.]

Treadway, Charles : Charles Treadway, 54, well known carpenter of this vicinity and Noble County, passed away at his home on Planning Hill St., Saturday afternoon at 12:45. Death came after a lingering illness of several months. He under went two operations at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville, but to no avail, succumbing to the illness of cancer of the stomach, Saturday afternoon. The deceased was the son of Billy and Maude Hipsley Treadway, born and reared in Noble County. Mr. Treadway spent his entire life in this county, affiliated for a number of years with the Henry Mills planning mill, where he came in contact and made a number of acquaintances. For the past few years, he has been in the carpentering business for himself, devoting his time to this work, until his illness forced him to retire. He is survived by his wife, Frances Hipsley Treadway, one son Chester of the home and one daughter, Mrs. Ernest Finley of Quaker City, three brothers, John Treadway, north of Caldwell, David Treadway of Akron and Clarence of Columbus and one sister, Rodey Spicer of Maple Heights. Funeral services were held from the late home, Monday afternoon at 2:oo, conducted by Rev. L. A. Ensley of the M. E. Church. Burial was made in the Olive Cemetery by Murphy. [Journal, 28 Jun 1934 pg. 5]

Treglia, Antonio: Antonio (Anthony) Treglia, 83, of Steubenville, died Sunday in St. John Medical Center, Steubenville. He was a retired employee of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp., coal strip department, and was a member of the Holy Name Cathedral. Surviving are his wife, Adeline Antinone Treglia; three sons, Paul C. of Steubenville, Edward A. and Richard A., both of Mingo Junction; 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Friends will received at the Mosti Funeral Home, 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Steubenville. Rosary devotions will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday. [Times Leader, 05 Jul 1983 pg. 11]

Trimmer, Beulah S. : Beulah Simpson Trimmer, 84, a resident of Hendrysburg for many years died Friday evening, November 25, 1983 at the Colonial Nursing Home, Loudonville. She was born Jan. 14, 1899 in Belmont County, a daughter of the late Samuel and Alice Howell Simpson. A cook for the Hendrysburg School, she was a member of the Sewellsville United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grant Victor Trimmer in 1973; a son, Orean and a daughter, Ruth. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. James (Geraldine) Burghy of Morristown; 10 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Services were held Monday at the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home in Morristown. The Rev. Robert Merritt officiated and burial followed in Rock Hill Cemetery, Flushing. [Barnesville Enterprise.]

Turvey, James L. : James L. Turvey, 87, died Monday at 12:30 a.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Moss, Cambridge. Born in Wood County WV., March 15, 1857, he was the son of Mordecae and Charlotte Deems Turvey. In 1878 he was married to Mary Catherine McCulley; in addition to Mrs. Moss he is survived by one son, William H. Turvey, Columbus. One brother, Clell, Coalton, OH., five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive. He was a member of Christ's Lutheran Church Cambridge, Senecaville Lodge, I. O. O. F., and Foster Encampment, I. O. O. F. Pleasant City. Funeral services will be held at the Scott Funeral Home, Steubenville Ave. Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in charge of Rev. M. Himes. Burial will be made in Northwood Cemetery. Visiting hours at the Scott Home will be from 6 to 9 Tuesday evening. [The Times Recorder, 27 Jun 1944]

Tuttle, Mrs. Mamie: Mrs. Mamie Thornton Wachter Tuttle, 77, RD 1, Blackford Rd. Bridgeport, died Sunday morning at the Valley Haven Nursing Home. She was born in Martins Ferry, Dec. 13, 1894, a daughter of Alvin and Eliza Crooks Thornton. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Bridgeport and Eastern Star Chapter 194 of Bellaire. Preceded in death by her first and second husband, Harry Wachter and Joseph Tuttle, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Ashbaugh of Warrenton, FL., Mrs. Rachel Higgins of Easton, PA., and Mrs. Neil Evans of Steubenville; two sons, Edward Wachter and Harvey Wachter both of Bridgeport; six grandchildren, nice great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Harry, Raymond and William and a sister, Garnet. Friends will be received at the Wilson Funeral Home, Bridgeport, today and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Russell Hurd officiating. Burial in Farmington Cemetery. [Times Leader, 10 Jan 1972 pg. 2]

Tyson, Gail H.: Gail H. Tyson, resident of Cambridge, passed away Tuesday, August 11th at 3:10 a.m. at the 10th Street Guernsey Memorial Unit in Cambridge, following a long illness. She was born February 20, 1889 in Barnesville, a daughter of the late M. C. and Eunice Detling Bishop. Mrs. Tyson was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Cambridge. Her husband, George Tyson died in 1954. Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Clyde Douglass, Barnesville, Mrs. Virgil Von Scio, Cleveland and Mrs. Henry Thompson, Cambridge; two brothers, Claude Bishop, Barnesville and C. H. Bishop of Winter Park, Florida. Two sisters and one brother are deceased. The body was taken to the Scott Funeral Home, Cambridge, where friends are being received. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Dr. Stanley Shoemaker officiating. Burial will be made in Northwood Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise, 13 Aug 1970 pg. 2]



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