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Obituaries and Death Notices

Submitted by Cheryl Skinner unless otherwise noted.

Wain, Tom H.: Tom H. Wain, 77, Mills Road, St. Clairsville, died Thursday in Wheeling Hospital. He was born April 10, 1916 in Carrollton, son of the late Fred and Alice McKinnon Wain. He was a retired employee of Tri-State Asphalt Co., a member of the Morristown Christian Church, and a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Taylor Wain; a son , Tom C. of St. Clairsville; two granddaughters and three great-grandchildren. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Morristown, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday with Sam Batten officiating. Burial follows in Union Cemetery, Morristown. [Times Leader]

Wallace, Daisy: Daisy Wallace, 78, of 410 E. Main St., Barnesville, died Saturday at her home. She was born June 20, 1910 in Fairview, a daughter of the late Harrison and Nancy Jewell Luyster. She was a member of the Barnesville Senior Citizens. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel E.; three brothers; two sisters. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. William (Mae) Barylak of Seven Hills, Mrs. Lawrence (Beverly) Carpenter of Shreve, Mrs. Herschel (Rosalie) Dailey of Barnesville; one sister, Freda Gardiner of Fairview; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home, Barnesville, Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Ron Hopkins officiating. Burial follows in Salem Cemetery, Hendrysburg.

Wallace, Earl Wayne: Earl Wayne Wallace, 55, St. Clairsville died Saturday in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. He was born Nov 5, 1933 in Missouri, son of Delma Wallace of Coshocton and the late Bertha Lane Wallace. He was manager of Wagon Wheel Restaurant and Lounge, St. Clairsville and a Protestant, a veteran and a member of the VFW, American Legion and IBEW of Canton. He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Reed. Surviving in addition to his father, are his wife, Wantanee Panikorn Wallace; two sons, David of Dover and Scott of St. Clairsville; two daughters Brenda Grasselli and Shawn Wallce, both of New Philadelphia; a stepdaughter Yolanda Lyons of St. Clairsville; three brothers, James of Dover, Carl of Fort Branch Ind. and Gary of Coshocton; two sisters, Leola Elswood of Conesville and Catherine Hootman of Coshocton; six grandchildren. Friends received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Beck Funeral Home St. Clairsville, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Rex Berry officiating. Burial follows in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.  [Times Leader, 06 Nov 1989]

Wallace, Robin Elizabeth : Robin Elizabeth Piegan Wallace, 48, of Sterling Ave. Dover, died Tuesday, May 7, 2002 at her residence following an extended illness with cancer. Born June 4, 1953 in Belmont, she was a daughter of the late Stephen W. Piegan, Sr. and Nellie L. Withrow. She was a protestant by faith. Robin was employed by the Park Village Nursing Home at Dover. She is survived by her husband David W. Wallace. Also surviving are; Children; Rodney (Rachel) Carpenter, Jr. of Lancaster, Billie Diane (Jason) Mumma of Columbus, David W. Wallace II and Rachel E. Wallace of the home, two grandchildren; Madison Mumma of Columbus and Dominic Carpenter of Lancaster, sisters; Susan J. Shumaker of Bethesda, Stephanie D. (James) Coen of West Chester, PA., brothers; Richard A. Piegan of Bethesda, Stephen W. (Kelley) Piegan, Jr. of Belmont. OH, several nieces, nephews and special friend Brenda Grasselli. She was preceded in death by step-father, John Withrow and a brother Randal W. Piegan. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Toland-Herzig Funeral Home Dover is handling the arrangements. [Barnesville Enterprise, 15 May 2002 pg. 2]

Waller, Glen Oscar : CALDWELL -- Glenn Oscar Waller, 87, of Caldwell, died Friday afternoon, Nov. 26, 1999, at Horn Nursing Center in Wooster. He was the father of Joyce Gessel of Wooster, Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East St., Caldwell, with the Rev. William Pickenpaugh officiating. Burial will be at Olive Cemetery in Caldwell. Friends may call today (Sunday) from 2-4 and 7-9 at the funeral home, where Masonic services will be conducted by Sharon Lodge 136 F&AM at 7:30. Memorial contributions may be made to Keith United Methodist Church. He was born May 20, 1912 in Keithtown to Oscar and Cleo (McKee) Waller and married Wilma Louise Frye. She died April 16, 1999. He was a retired carpenter and had operated the family farm for many years. He was a member of Keith United Methodist Church, Sharon Grange and Sharon Lodge 136 F&AM. Other survivors include a son, John Waller and his wife, Sandra, of Austin, Texas, daughters, Joanne Hanson and her husband, Vernon, of Beverly and Janette Waller of Bellflower; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Hope Waller Schlegel and her husband, Irvin, of Pennsylvania. In addition to his wife, brothers, Ivan and Harold Waller, died previously.

Walpole, George : Mrs. Fred Horn of Locust Ave. received word Monday of the death of her brother-in-law George Walpole at his home near Poplar Ridge in Morgan County. His death which occurred at 7:00 Monday morning following a year's illness from heart trouble. The deceased was a carpenter by trade. For a number of years he was connected with oil drilling activities in Morgan County. He was a member of the Chesterhill Masonic Lodge. Surviving the deceased are his widow Edna; one daughter, Mrs. Isabel Riley of Malta; two grandsons of Malta, and a sister Mrs. Effie Weeden of Joetown. [Times Recorder, 05 Sep 1939 pg. 3]

Walters, Mrs. Rosella : Funeral services for Mrs. Rosella Swain Walters, aged 76 years, widow of Andrew Walters, a native of Noble County and former resident of Lowell, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. R. Wagner in Parkersburg, WV., were held Saturday afternoon. Interment was made at Lowell. The deceased, a daughter of Samuel and Martha Swain, was born near Carlisle, east of Caldwell. Surviving are two sons, four daughters, two sisters and three brothers. [The Journal, 28 Nov 1940]

Warden, Mrs. Walter : Mrs. Mattie May Warden, 68, wife of Walter Warden, died suddenly Saturday at 8:40 a.m. at her home near Gibson's Station, as the result of a cerebral hemorrhage. She had not been in ill health and death was unexpected. A daughter of David and Louisa Touvell the deceased was born near Middlebourne and has been a resident of the Gibson Station community the past 40 years. She was married in 1894 to Walter Warden and was a member of the Kimbolton Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband; two children Harold Warden and Mrs. Paul Larue, Salesville; four brothers and sisters, Mrs. Sadie Barr and Mrs. Alta Everly, Wyandotte, MI., Harry Touvell of Salesville and Grover Touvell of Niles and three grandchildren. Two children and two sisters are deceased. The body will be returned to the home Sunday afternoon from McMillen Funeral Home. and funeral services will be conducted at the home on Tuesday at 2 p.m., by Rev. Lester S. Evans of the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be made in Carlisle Cemetery. [Jeffersonian, 21 Feb 1942]

Warren, Lewis Daniel : Lewis D. ''Dan'' Warren, age 87, of Dexter City, Ohio, died Saturday evening (12/21/2002) at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Ohio. He was born 6/16/1915 in Dexter City, Ohio a son of the late Tilton and Martha Tuttle Warren. He had owned Warren Drilling in Dexter City and was a retired employee of the Ohio Department of Transportation at Caldwell. He was a WWII Army Air Corps Veteran having served with the 18th Repair Squad in Iran. He was a member of the Noble County Republican Central Committee; had served on the Noble County Board of Elections, the Southern Noble School Board, the Noble County Fairboard and was the President and Founder of the Pure Water Company. He was a Methodist by faith. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister Clare Moseley.
Surviving are his wife Sara Palmer Warren, whom he married 11/22/1941; 2 sons James T. (Linda) Warren of Dexter City, Jack (Sue) Warren of Pataskala, 1 daughter Joan Warren of Columbus; 1 brother Paul Warren of Dexter City; 6 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and caregiver Vicki Dennis of Dexter City.
Friends may call Thursday (12/26/2002) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home in Caldwell, where services will be held on Friday (12/27/2002) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Linda O'Donnell officiating. Burial will follow at Dexter City Cemetery. Caldwell Post #4721 VFW and Belle Valley American Legion Post #641 will conduct military graveside services.

Watkins, Evan J. : Friends here have been notified of the death of Evan J. Watkins, 94, which occurred at Marietta, Thursday, of infirmities. Mr. Watkins lived for a number of years in Washington County near the Noble County line, was a man of well known Christian character and taught school for many years in Noble County, as well as in Monroe and Washington Counties. The deceased was the son of the late Rev. Denton Watkins and Mahala Brandeburg Watkins. He was one of the charter members of the old Mt. Ephraim M. E. Church in the Gould settlement. Following the death of his wife he went to live with his children, three of whom survive: W. T. Watkins, Harry T. Watkins and Mrs. J. H. Rhoades, all of that city. Hamilton Watkins of Cunningham, KS., is the only surviving brother, In addition to his church work. Mr. Watkins was a member of the Masonic order and since its organization was affiliated with the Prohibition party. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in Marietta and burial made in the cemetery at Lower Salem. [Journal, 13 Sep 1934]

Watson, Freeman Chesley : Freeman Chesley Watson, 85, of Ridge Ave., owner and operator of the Watson Monument Company at 11 Main Street, died at 10 p.m. Tuesday in the Mark Nursing Center at McConnelsville where he had been a patient since Nov 24 1972. He was born Nov 27 1887 in Noble County, a son of William and Sarah Brown Watson. Mr. Watson was a lifelong resident of this area and was a member of the Coburn United Methodist Church and Lodge of Amity, No. 5, F & AM. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtie Hesslop Watson and a son, David, seven sisters and three brothers. Surviving are a son, Victor H. Watson of the home; a daughter, Miss Ruth Watson of the home; a sister, Mrs. William (Victoria) Gordon of Caldwell; plus several nieces and nephews. Private funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Blue Avenue Chapel of Bolin Funeral Home. Rev. Chester Imhausen will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John Miller, Clarence Lucas, George Kilies, Alfred Mudgett, Russ Bolin and Lawrence Harper. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. [The Times Recorder, 18 Jan 1973 pg. 8A]

Watson, John W. : John W. Watson, 84, was found dead at his residence in East Cambridge when George Fannons visited the home on business. Death was attributed to infirmities of advanced age. Mr. Watson was born in Tippecanoe, Harrison County, but spent most of his life in Guernsey County. A former teamster and farmer he also retired as an employee of the Cambridge Glass Company in 1935. Surviving are two sons, J. C. Watson of Cleveland and James E. Watson, Cambridge, a sister, Mrs. Ella Weber, Flint, Mich., a daughter, Mrs. Ardella Long, Cambridge. Mrs. Watson passed away in 1934. Six grandchildren also survive, Two daughters are deceased. The body was taken to the Scott Funeral Home where services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev, Richard Hawkins of the East Cambridge Methodist Church in charge. Burial will be made in the Northwood Cemetery. [Times Recorder, 20 Oct 1944]

Watson, Winfield S. : Winfield S. Watson, retired Noble County farmer, died Wednesday at 4 a.m. at his home in Summerfield, following a short illness. He had been a life long resident of Seneca Township until a year ago, when he retired and moved from his farm home to Summerfield. He would have been 87 years of age had he lived until next Tuesday, February 20. He had served as trustee of Seneca township for twenty years and had served for many years as a member of the board of education in Seneca township and the election board at Mr. Ephraim. Mr. Watson was marred twice, first to Miss Rebecca Jane Finley and the following children survive; John F. Watson of Quaker City, B. F. Watson of Pleasant City and R. W. Watson of Summerfield. The only daughter Mrs. Rosa Renner, wife of L. D. Renner of Caldwell , died two years ago. There are nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Joseph Casey who resided in the family home for the past fourteen years, was recently transferred from Camp Shelby to Texas City, Texas, and it is thought will not be able to attend last rites. Following the death of his first wife, Mr. Watson was married to Barbara Anne Mendenhall who survives at the home. Funeral services will be held at the Methodist Church at Mt. Ephraim, Friday at 2 p.m. following short services at the home in Summerfield. Rev. H. B. Shiltz will conduct the rites which will be followed by interment in the Mt. Ephraim Cemetery by the McVay-Schilling Funeral Home in Caldwell. [Times Recorder, 19 Feb 1942]

Watt, Mrs. Huston: Graveside services were held at Crestview Cemetery at one o'clock Wednesday afternoon for Mrs. Huston Watt, 92, who died Friday November 18, 1977, in Medico Nursing Center, Mt. Vernon, IN. The Rev. Richard R. Eshler of the First Presbyterian Church conducted the services. Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home handled the local arrangements. Born in Belmont County October 21, 1885, Jessie Cole Watt, was the daughter of the late Charles M. and Florence Cunard Cole. She was preceded in death in October 1963 by her husband, Huston Watt, former officer and general manager of Watt Car and Wheel Co. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, having joined the organization in 1916. Throughout her life she was involved in charitable and other worthwhile civic projects.

Watts, Mrs. Dolores Jean: Mrs. Dolores Jean Watts, 41, Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington D.C. native of Bridgeport, died Saturday at her home. She was born in Bridgeport, March 2, 1930, the daughter of Sylvia Eble Dlesk and the late Otto Dlesk. She was a member of St. Joseph's Cathedral. Surviving in addition to her mother of Wheeling are four brothers, Otto C. Dlesk of Rochester, NY, Ernest R. Dlesk of New Carrollton, VA., Walter E. Dlesk and Ronald L. Dlesk both of Wheeling. Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home in Wheeling, tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Participation will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph's Cathedral with burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Rosary devotions will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. [Times Leader, 10 Jan 1972 pg. 2]

Webber, Edward L.
Died... In [Belmont ?] county, Ohio, on the 11th ult. Edward L. Webber, formerly of Martinsburgh, in the 39th year of his age. (Northern Journal (Lowville, NY) – Thursday, March 17, 1842)

Weinmeister, Paul D.: Paul D. Weinmeister, 87, of Aledo, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 10, at Evergreen Place, in Normal, Ill. He was born Jan. 27, 1917, in Windsor, a son of Henry and Elizabeth (Lackman) Weinmeister. After graduating from Timnath High School, Dr. Weinmeister worked from 1935-40 on Crocker Ranch in Estes Park raising purebred Percheron draft horses. After receiving his doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Colorado State University in 1944, he practiced large and small animal veterinary medicine in Aledo until he retired in 1978. On May 5, 1946, he married Esther C. Blehm in Greeley. She died Feb. 2, 2005. Dr. Weinmeister was an active member of the Aledo Rotary Club, Mercer County Angus Association, and the United Methodist Church in Aledo. He served on the boards of directors of Diamond Laboratories and the Viola Bank. He enjoyed farming, raising cattle, fishing and woodworking. Survivors are his children, Gail Moberg of Palo Alto, Calif., Dr. Kent Weinmeister of Scottsdale, Ariz., Patti Anderson of Normal, and Kurt Weinmeister and wife Sara of Upland, Calif.; eight grandchildren, Amie Hammond and husband Ken, Alice Moberg, Paul Moberg, Karl Weinmeister, Philip Weinmeister, Dr. Brian Anderson and wife Dr. Yanhui Hu, Joni Sherman and husband Bob and Evan Weinmeister; two sisters, Elizabeth Blehm of Greeley and Irene Short of Wheatland, Wyo.; and a brother, Harold Weinmeister of Windsor. He is also remembered by special friends Kathryn Smith and Patti Goyen. His parents, four brothers and a sister are deceased. Services were Dec. 14 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial was in Aledo Cemetery. [Greeley Tribune Greeley, Colorado, 23 Dec 2005]

Weir, Mrs. Anna Mary: Mrs. Anna Mary Weir, 51, 152 Woodrow Ave., St. Clairsville, died Sunday at the Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling WV. She was born in Wheeling, June 13, 1920, the daughter of the late Harry H. and Mary E. Jackson Scott. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah AME Church of St. Clairsville, the Ladies Aid Society, was secretary-Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of the church and a former teacher's aide in the St. Clairsville Public Schools. Surviving are her husband Emmett L. Weir; two sons, Harry of Detroit and Emmett Jr., at home; tow grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Toothman Funeral Home, St. Clairsville tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Norman Dokes officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville. [Times Leader, 10 Jan 1972 pg. 2]

Wells, Abner near town, Apr 21. (1827, St. Clairsville - "The Historian & Advertiser")

Wells (Infant)
H. E. Wells' thirteen-months'-old baby, which has been cared for since the death of its mother by its aunt Mrs. Kate VanPelt, at Bridgeport, died yesterday forenoon with spasms. The funeral took place at 2 o'clock this afternoon, the remains being deposited by the side of its mother at Weeks'.
[The Evening Times, Martins Ferry, Ohio - [possible date: Monday, September 26, 1892 - Sub. by Nancy Edwards] 

Wells, Jessie : Funeral services for Miss Jessie Wells, 96, of McConnelsville, retired Morgan County school teacher, will be held at 3:00 Monday afternoon at her home with Rev. C. A. Moore officiating. Burial will be in Fletcher Cemetery, Morgan County. Miss Wells died Saturday at Good Samaritan hospital from a long illness of complications. For several years Miss Wells headed the Malta normal school and she also served several years as superintendent of the Marion county rural schools. A lifelong resident of Morgan County she was a member of a pioneer family there. She was a member of the Malta Methodist church, the Malconta Garden Club, The American Association of University Women and the New Era Club. She was a member of the board of trustees for the Kate Love Simpson Library. Surviving are a brother, Benjamin Wells of the home, one niece and four nephews. The body was removed to the home Sunday from the Miller Funeral Home. [Times Recorder, 08 Dec 1941 pg. 7]

Welton, James L. : James Lewis Welton, 56, a native of Bellaire, died Friday at Morristown after a four year illness, with a heart ailment. He was formerly a resident of Bridgeport, before going to Morristown. He was the son of the late Mrs. and Mrs. Michael Welton and for a number of years was engaged as a contractor.
The survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bessie (Reynolds) Welton; a son Marion James Welton of Kirkwood; a sister, Mrs. Hannah Wagner of Chicago and a brother, Robert Welton of Dayton.
The remains were taken to the McDaniel funeral home in Bridgeport. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 3:30 from the home of his son, Marion J. Welton of Elm street, Kirkwood. Rev. Earl Grose of Martins Ferry will officiate. Burial will probably be made at Rose Hill Cemetery, Bellaire. [Bellaire Leader, Sat, 15 Feb 1936]

Welton, Michael : Michael Welton died at his home on Washington Street on Sunday at 3:30 a. m. aged 88 years. He had been in failing health for some time following a stroke on Sunday week ago. He was born in Ireland, and had lived here for five years. He was a Civil War Veteran. He was married to Ellen Fox, who survives with these children: Mrs. Mary Nolan of Kensington, Ohio; Robert of Cleveland; Mrs. Ellen Meek of Wheeling; Mrs. Kate Burrier, of Bridgeport; James of Wheeling: David of Pittsburg; and Mrs. Hannah Wagner of Toledo. His remains were taken to Bellaire today for interment in Rose Hill Cemetery. [Steubenville Weekly Herald, Thursday 04 Mar 1915]

Wepler, Mrs. Lewis : Mrs. Caroline Miller Wepler, 71d, wife of Lewis Wepler and a Noble County native, died on Tuesday forenoon of last week a the family home near Marietta, following an illness. Mrs. Wepler was a daughter of the late Arnold and Catherine Kimnach Miller and was married to Lewis Wepler in 1889, who survives with the following sons and daughters; Carl Wepler of Caywood, Mrs. H. E. Biehl of Prague, Okla., Oscar L. Wepler of Rockland, Ill., Mrs. E. F. Bules of Marietta, Ernest L. Wepler of Conneaut and Roy Wepler of Marietta. Mrs. Wepler was confirmed in the Evangelical Lutheran Church at Harrietsville when a girl. Funeral services were held in Marietta, Thursday afternoon, followed by interment in Eastlawn Mrmorial Park Cemetery in that city. [Noble County Leader, 26 Feb1942]

West, Charles R. : Charles R. (Chuck) West, age 68, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Monday morning (9/16/2002) at his residence, following a long illness. He was born 1/2/1934 in Buffalo Township, Noble County, Ohio, a son of the late Vernon A. & B. Blanche Cale West. He was a graduate of the former Sarahsville High School in Sarahsville, Ohio & was a retired Agent for Western & Southern Life Insurance Company. He was elected Noble County Commisssioner in 1990 and was currently serving in his 3rd term. He was a member of Stop Nine Church of Christ in Byesville, Ohio. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by an infant sister and 1 brother Miley C. West.
Surviving are his wife Annabelle Clark West whom he married 5/26/1951; 2 sons Terry L. (Vicki) West of Pleasant City, Ohio & Micheal K. (Joy) West of Concord, Ohio; 1 daughter Tammy L. (Dave) Dickson of Marietta, Ohio; 1 sister Mildred E. (Sally) Robinson of Caldwell, Ohio and 1 brother Melvin A. (Patricia) West of Pleasant City, Ohio;
9 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Wednesday (9/18/2002) from 2 to 9 PM (with the family present 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM) at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, Ohio 43724. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday (9/19/2002) at 1PM at First Church of Christ, 601 North Street, Caldwell, Ohio with Pastor Jim Garrett and Fr. Dale Tornes officiating. Burial will follow at Olive Cemetery in Caldwell. [Journal, Sept 2002 pg. 2]

Westerman, Jerome : Jerome Westerman died on Sunday evening at his home in the 23rd year of his age. He has been employed in this news office for nearly four years. Although he was suffering the greater portion of the time with a spinal disease, he was always ready and will to do his duties. His mother has the sympathy of all in her troubles. [Somerset Press 02 Aug 1877]

Whallen, Joseph
Jos. Whallen, aged 11, was drowned while bathing in the river at Brilliant, on Sabbath afternoon. [Belmont Chronicle. (St. Clairsville, Ohio), 27 Aug. 1885, tr by KT]

Wharton, Clarence C. : Clarence C. Wharton, 83, of Elba, died Monday at 1 p.m. in Marietta Memorial Hospital. Mr. Wharton had been engaged for a number of year in the oil and gas business and was an active member of several Masonic organizations. A member of Aurelius Lodge No. 308, F. & AM at Macksburg, he was also a member of the Scottish Rite Club of Columbus, Aladdin Temple, AAONMS of Columbus, the Marietta Shrine Club and the Elba Methodist Church. Born Mar 14, 1872, in Elba, he was the son of the late James and Amanda Smith Wharton, On Nov 27, 1900, he was married to the former Mary Elizabeth Williams, who died Jan 23, 1940. Survivors include four sons, Robert and Clarence of Burgettstown, PA., James of El Centro, CA., and William of Marietta; four daughters, Mrs. Homer Carver and Mrs. Richard Steadman of Marietta, Mrs. Raymond McKee of Coshocton and Mrs. Dale Heskett of Bedford; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, Charles and one sister, Mrs. J. C. McKendrey. Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Elba Methodist Church with the Rev. Mr. Ollinger officiating. Burial will be in Salem Twp. Cemetery. The body will be taken to the family home in Elba Wednesday morning from the Doudna & McClure Funeral Home. Friends may call at the Doudna & McClure Funeral Home tonight and may call Wednesday at the family home. [07 Nov 1955]

Whitaker, George F. : George F. Whitaker, a farmer for 37 years on Cambridge Rt. 2, died Saturday morning at 5 o'clock at his home. He had been ill with coronary thrombosis for several weeks. The deceased was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America and the Uniondale grange. Born in the Birmingham community April 1, 1871, the son of William and Margaret Rourke Whitaker. Surviving are his widow, Elizabeth Roe Whitaker, two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Hawes, New Concord and Mrs. Frances Turner, Akron and four grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Frank Smith of North Sixth Street. A foster son Russell Bunting, resides in Weirton, WV. The body was removed from the Bundy Funeral Home to the family residence, Sunday afternoon and funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the late residence. Burial will be made in Northwood Cemetery. [Times Recorder, 05 Jun 1944]

White, Billy T. : Billy T. White, 76, of McConnelsville, died at 8:10 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 1998 at Good Samaritan Medical Center. Born Aug 12, 1921, in Morgan Twp., Morgan County, he was a lifelong Morgan County resident. He was a graduate of the M & M High School, Class of 1939, a member and treasurer of the McKendree United Methodist Church and a 59 year member of the Neelyville Grange, He was a member of the Morgan County Historical Society and the American Legion Post No. 24. Mr. White was the former president of the First National Bank of McConnelsville, where he worked for 47 years. He served the community as a commissioner of the Metropolitan Housing Authority for five years, treasurer of the Morgan County Chapter of the American Cancer Society for 25 years and 27 years as the Morgan Twp. Clerk. He also served in the Signal Corps of the U.S. Army, where he spent 39 months in the Philippines and Japan. "Whizzer", he was called by his high school teammates and fans, was voted captain of the MVL All League basketball team. His 1938-89 M & M Big Reds were the undefeated league champions. His sports participation continued with the Miller Morticians fast pitch softball team, semi-professional baseball teams and with the McKendree church softball team. He pitched and swatted singles until he was 6o. An avid sports fan he could often be seen cheering for local junior high teams the Morgan Raiders the OSU Buckeyes and the Cincinnati Reds. He served as the M & M Athletic Boosters president in 1965 when the Big Reds football team went undefeated. Survivors included his wife of 53 years, Sarah Morrow White; two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas V. and Linda White of Columbus and Harry A. and Linda White of Huntington WV., a granddaughter, Courtney Renee White of Huntington; and a stepsister, Elizabeth Baird of Salesville. He was preceded in death by his parents Harry White and Sarah Tavenner White Bendure; and his stepfather Lacey Bendure. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday March 17, 1998 at the Miller-Huck Funeral Home in McConnelsville. Calling hours will also be one hour prior to services at the church. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, 1998 at McKendree United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Vensel officiating. Burial will be in McConnelsville Cemetery, where military services will be held.

White, Eliza
Eliza, daughter of Mrs. Sarah White of Rock Hill, and grand-daughter of Elisha Ellis, died last week, aged about 9 years, and her funeral took place on Saturday. [Belmont Chronicle. (St. Clairsville, Ohio), 27 Aug. 1885, tr by KT]

White, Margaret Connell : Margaret Connell White, 87, died Thursday Nov 12, 1998, at Pataskala Oaks Care Center, formerly of Whitehall for over 30 years. Born in Rose Farm , OH., July 4, 1911. Graduate of McCluney High School and Bliss College. Retired Lazarus associate for 35 years. Attended Whitehall United Methodist Church. Loved to read and recite poetry. Preceded in death by parents James and Jeanie (Mitchell) White, brother Jim, niece Ruth Esther Kirk. Survived by brother, John (Ruth) White of Whitehall; nephew, John Paul White of Dublin; longtime friends and caregivers, Phyllis and Wilmer Bryan of Pataskala. Friends may call Monday 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the Evans Funeral Home on Livingston Ave., where service will be at 2 p.m. Rev. Pat Miller officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery.

White, Newell: Newell (Slim) White, 86, 193 Bethesda St. Barnesville, died Friday April 7, 1995 at home. He was born June 27, 1908 at Warnock, son of the late William and Laura B. Piper White. He was a retired employee of Ohio Valley Paving Co., a retired farmer and livestock dealer, and a member of Lloydsville United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Berne, Robert, John and Charles; and one sister Ruth Carroll. Surviving are his wife, Frances Higginbotham White; two brothers, Woodrow of Deersville and James of Tippecanoe; several nieces and nephews. Services were held Tuesday at Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda, with Rev. Craig McMillan officiating. Burial was made in Richland Cemetery, East Richland. [Barnesville Enterprise 12 Apr 1995 pg. 2]

Whittington, Mrs. Mackie : Mrs. Mackie McVay Whittington, 71, widow of the late J. T. Whittington, formerly of Noble County and the Oak Grove neighborhood, passed away at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. DeVol at Oak Grove, west of the Muskingum River, Wednesday morning at 2:10. Death followed a decline in health. She came to Washington County in May from Guilford College, NC., with the body of her husband, who died there last December. Since going to Washington County, she was at the home of her brother, Neal McVay at Rinard's Mill until 10 days ago when she went to the home of Mr. and Mrs. DeVol on a visit. Mrs. Margaret Snyder of near Summerfield a sister-in-law of Mrs. Whittington and her granddaughter, Mrs. R. C. Hartan of Bethesda attended the funeral services which were held Friday afternoon at the Doudna and McClure Funeral parlors in Marietta. Interment was made in the Oak Grove Cemetery. In addition she is survived by four sons and one brother. [Journal, 05 Jul 1934 pg. 5]

Wickham, Eugene: Eugene (Wick) Wickham, 57, of 1028 Lincoln Avenue, Steubenville, formerly of Belmont and Bethesda, died January 3rd in Ohio Valley Hospital, Steubenville. Mr. Wickham retired 15 years ago from Wheeling Steel Corp., due to ill heath. He was a member of Finley Methodist Church. Mr. Wickham leaves his wife, Mrs. Mildred Tolbert Wickham; two sons, Tech. Sgt. Donald Eugene Wickham, serving with the Air Force in Germany, and Clarence (Bud) Wickham of Wintersville; three daughters, Mrs. James (Gladys) McKinney of Weirton, WV, Mrs. Richard (Anna Mae) Raihall of Mill Valley CA., Mrs. Jack (Judy) Jarrett of Wintersville; two sisters, Mrs. Gladys Moore of Barnesville and Mrs. Frank (Margaret) Smith of Steubenville; and 13 grandchildren. Services were conducted from Cole Brothers Funeral Home, Monday at 1:00 p.m. by Rev. Mr. Ray Snyder. Interment was made in Fort Steuben Burial Estates.

Wickham, Mrs. Hazel : Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel Wickham, 35, of near Philo, who died Tuesday morning at Bethesda Hospital will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon at the Duncan Falls Methodist Church with Rev. S. M. Firestone officiating. Burial will be in the Duncan Falls Cemetery. Mrs. Wickham was a native of near Duncan Falls. Surviving are her husband, Guy; four children, Nellie, Marlene, Pearley and Andrew, all of the home; two grandchildren and three brothers, Elmer Harper of near Chandlersville, and Curtis Harper of Rix Mills. The body will remain at the Henderson Funeral Home, Duncan Falls, until time for the service. [Times Recorder, 17 Jun 1942]

Wild, Frank : Funeral services for Frank Wild, 50, of Adair Ave., who died Wednesday morning at his home following several months illness, will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the pilgrim Evangelical Church. Rev. John H. Hose will officiate and burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Mr. Wild was a veteran employee of the American Rolling Mills Co., and was a member of the Armco 25 year Club. He was also a member of the Pilgrim Church. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ella Wild; three daughters, Mary Ann, Harriett Jean and Nancy Lou Wild' all of the home; four sisters, Mrs. William E. Maxwell, of Thurman Street; Mrs. James McCaslin of Nashport; Mrs. Charles Boal of Southard Ave. and Mrs. Doris Sarver of Bellevue PA., and a brother Harry Wild of Western Ave. The body will be returned to the residence Thursday morning from the Mader-Peoples Funeral Home. [Times Recorder, 22 Jun 1944]

Wilkie, Mrs. August : Mrs. August Wilkie, of 15 East Boston Ave., Youngstown, died Tuesday morning at a Youngstown hospital, friends here have been informed. Mrs. Wilkie was formerly a resident of this city. She was a native of Shawnee, and while living here was a member of the Grace Methodist Church and of the Ludy Bible Class. Surviving are her husband and a son, Sgt. Frederick Wilkie. A daughter preceded her in death. Funeral services and burial will be held in Youngstown Thursday. [The Times Recorder, 28 Sep 1944]

Wilkins, Mrs. Wilda : Mrs. Wilda Odessa Wilkins, 51, wife of Charles, an employee of the Cambridge service department, died suddenly, Wednesday at about 7:15 a.m. at the home, South Eighth Street following a heart attack. She was stricken after her husband had left for his work and was found dead by a neighbor. Mrs. Wilkins was born in Miltonsburg, Monroe County, a daughter of George and Maggie Bowersock and had been a resident of Cambridge the past 35 years. In 1918 she was married to Charles Wilkins. In addition to her husband she is survived by two sons, Thomas, U. S. Marine Corps, Oceanside, CA., and Herbert of the home; one brother Clarence of Steubenville and a half-brother Bernard Lucas of South America. One brother and one sister are deceased. The body was removed to the Corwin Funeral Home, East Wheeling Ave. Funeral arrangements are incomplete pending word from the son in the Marine Corps. [Times Recorder, 09 Sep 1943]

Wilkinson, William Afton: William Afton Wilkinson, 82, of Putney Ridge Road, Quaker City, died Thurs., Dec 23, 1999 at Barnesville Hospital He was born July 28, 1917 in Cleveland, TN., the son of the late William and Lavina Showalter Wilkinson. He worked for 40 years as a semi-truck driver for Commercial Motor Freight of Akron, a graduate of Kenmore High School near Akron, a member of the Teamsters and a U. S. Army veteran. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five sisters and four brothers. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Mildred Hercules Wilkinson whom he married Nov 4, 1940; five sons Jerry of Middlebourne, WV., William and Jackie of Quaker City, Tom and Marilyn of Dundee, Ronnie and Valerie of Canal Fulton and Bob of Akron; two daughters, Mrs. Frank (Marilyn) Faust of Clinton and Jody Starling of Marshallville; two brothers, Woodrow Wilkinson of Wadsworth and Orley Wilkinson on Norton; 19 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Services were held Tuesday at Thorn-Black Funeral Home, Quaker City, with Pastor Rodney West officiating. Burial followed in Friends Cemetery, Quaker City. [Barnesville Enterprise 29 Dec 1999]

Williams, Sgt. Glenn Richard : Services for Sgt. Glenn Richard Williams, 29, of Green St., who died Nov. 12 in a military transport airplane crash in Cairo, Egypt, are planned at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Harrison Funeral Home. A native of Dayton, he served as loadmaster for a C-141 cargo transport plane. A 12 year veteran, he was stationed at McChord Air Force Base, Tacoma, WA. A graduate of Wheelersburg High School in 1969, he was a member of Wheelersburg United Methodist Church. Surviving are his parents, Glenn Ellis and Mary Ann Moore Williams, of Green St.; two brothers, Bruce Randall of Harrogate, England and Scott Alan, at home, and his grandparents, Mrs. Freda Moore, and Mrs. Wilsie Williams of Waynesville. Rev. William Turner is to officiate at services, with interment in Memorial Burial Park. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Air Force Ceremonial Team from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon to 10 p.m. Tuesday, and from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour Wednesday.

Williams, Mrs. Mary : Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ellen Williams, 85, who died Sunday afternoon at the home of her son Orval, Cambridge, will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the home by Rev. Luther S. Wilkes, pastor of the First Baptist Church. Burial will be made in City Cemetery. The body was removed to the home of Orval W. Williams, Monday evening from the Bundy Funeral Home. [Times Recorder, 07 Dec 1943]

Williams, Mrs. Paul: Mrs. Paul Williams, 68, Barnhill, died at the McCarty Nursing Home, St. Clairsville, Wednesday after a long illness. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. George Predragovich, Shadyside; two daughters in Illinois; four stepchildren; 26 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the R. K. Lindsey Funeral Home, Dennison, with Rev. Charles Taylor officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Burial is set for Evergreen Burial Park, New Philadelphia, Ohio. [Times Leader, 19 Aug 1965]

Williams, Ruthanna
Death of Mrs. S. B. Williams
The many friends of Mrs. Ruthanna, wife of S. B. Williams, will be surprised to hear of her death, which occurred at 12 o'clock, noon to-day, from stomach trouble. Some four months since Mr. and Mrs. Williams started on a visit through the western country, expecting to continue their journey as far as California. They had only proceeded as far as Kansas when Mrs. Williams was taken ill and they started for home, reaching here about three weeks ago, since which time her sufferings have been intense. About a week ago she was taken much worse, but it was only within the last day or two has she been thought to be beyond hope of recovery. Mrs. Williams was a most estimable lady, of an amiable disposition, loved and respected by all who knew her. She was in her 65th year and has resided in this city since 1872. By her death a husband is bereft of an affectionate companion and one son and two daughters of a friend and loving mother. The family have the sincere sympathy of a host of friends in their sad bereavement. Funeral notice hereafter.
[The Evening Times, Martins Ferry, Ohio - Oct 31, 1891, from: Microfilm edition, Ohio Historical Society, Roll #22847 - Sub. by Nancy S. Edwards]

The funeral of Mrs. S. B. Williams, whose death was noticed in this paper on Saturday, will take place at 2 o'clock to-morrow afternoon. Internment at Weeks.
[The Evening Times, Martins Ferry, Ohio - Nov 2, 1891, from: Microfilm edition, Ohio Historical Society, Roll #22847 - Sub. by Nancy S. Edwards]

Williams, Sarah C.
On Saturday evening, March 12th, Sarah C. Williams, the wife of Charles H. Williams of Baraboo, Wis., died at her home. She was born in St. Clairsville, October 28th, 1823, and was the eldest daughter of Benjamin and Johanna Thomas. Of ten brothers and sisters, only one brother, Wm. B. Thomas, of Baraboo, is surviving. The deceased was by birth a Quakeress. She was well known and highly esteemed in this place. At the time of her marriage, about 1850 she left here, going first to Cincinnati, and moving to Wisconsin in 1853. While she lived here, the family occupied the house which stood on the present site of Jepson's grocery. She is described as a model woman. Of vigorous mind, she held strong convictions on all subjects, and was charitable, kindly and sympathetic, cheering those who needed it, and doing good in a thousand unobtrusive ways. Besides her husband, three sons survive her. There being when she went to Baraboo, no church of the Society to which she belonged, she allied herself with the Unitarian Church, as being near to her own belief. The remains were interred at Milwaukee, Wis. [Belmont Chronicle. (St. Clairsville, Ohio), 24 March 1892]

Willison, Earl
: Earl Willison, 80, Main Street. Bridgeport, died Wednesday in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. He was born Feb 10, 1913 at Avondale, son of the late Jesse and Nancy Henry Willison. He was a dispatcher for the former Bridgeport Cab Co. and a Protestant. Surviving are a son, Earl (Terry) Willison Jr., of Baton Rouge, LA., tow sisters, Betty Craig of McMechen, WV., and Rose Malin of Bridgeport; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation. Services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road Brookside. [Times Leader, 30 Apr 1993 pg. 8A]

Willison, Francis E.: Francis E. "Red" Willison, 74, 177 Elmwood Ave. Newark, formerly of Barnesville, died Thursday at home. He was born May 15, 1915 in Belmont County son of the late Othie and Mary Willison. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sally Connors Willison; a son Dale and a half-brother. Surviving are his wife, Hazel Morris Willison; a son Lowell of Barnesville; a daughter Martha Ann Davis of Wooster; two step-sons, Phillip Stephens of Canton and Dale Wells of Newark; two step-daughters, Mary Rock of Hendrysburg and Bonnie Keller of Newark;five grandchildren and seven stepgrandchildren a great-grandson and a stepgreat-granddaughter. Friends will be received Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home, Barnesville where services will be Monday at 1 p.m. with the James Gallagher and Rick Hubartt officiating. Burial follows in Somerton Cemetery. [Times Leader, 22 Sep 1989 pg. 6]

Wilson, Emma L. : Funeral services for Miss Emma L. Wilson, 74, who was found dead in bed at the home of her sister, Mrs. Alex Rice, Steubenville Ave. Cambridge OH, will be conducted Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from the Rice home by Rev. W. D. Heaston of the First Methodist Church. Burial will be made in Northwood Cemetery. The body was returned to the late home from the Bundy Funeral Home, Monday afternoon. [Times Recorder, 29 Feb 1944]

Wilson, Isaac, in the city of Baltimore, formerly of this place, Member Society of Friends, age 70, May 15. (1827, St. Clairsville - "The Historian & Advertiser")

Wilson, Isaac V. : Isaac V. Wilson, 74, well known retired farmer, died at 9:45 this morning at his home here following a long illness. He was a member of the Byesville Baptist Church. Surviving are his widow, two daughters, three step-daughters, and three brothers, Ambrose Wilson of Akron, John W. Wilson of Byesville and Robert H. Wilson of near Mt. Ephraim. Two sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 Tuesday afternoon at the Byesville Baptist Church with Rev. Mrs. McKeever officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery here. The body was removed to the Herland Funeral Home here and was returned to the home Sunday evening. [Times Recorder, 08 Dec 1941 pg. 2]

Wilson, Leah
Barnesville, Nov 6 - Mrs. Leah Wilson, died here today.  [Plain Dealer, Nov 7, 1917]

Wineman, Fred
: Fred (Hope) Wineman, 89, Bolivar, formerly of Bethesda, died Tuesday in Massillon City Hospital. He was born April 12, 1901 at Bethesda, a son of the late Elmer and Clara Bishop Wineman. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl Anderson Wineman. Surviving are a daughter, Betty Klink of Bolivar; a son, Clarence of Massillon; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Kelly-kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda, Thursday 7 to 9 p.m., where services will be held Friday at 1 p.m., with William Hayden officiating. Burial follows in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda. [Times Leader, 13 Jun 1990]

Winter, J.B.
Winter - on Thursday, Oct. 11, 1888 at 7 o'clock p.m., J. B. Winter, in his 31st year. Funeral from the residence of his brother-in-law, A. T. McKelvey, Saturday afternoon at two o'clock. Interment at St. Clairsville, Oh. [Wheeling Register, Oct. 13, 1888]

Wiper, Leora : Leora, 86, of Berwin St. passed away Monday p.m. Survived by husband, Alexander R., daughter Mrs. R. P. Franklin of Akron, sons Frank A. of Cuyahoga Falls, and Walter S. of Akron; brothers, Edward Sherbourne of Barberton and Wallace Sherbourne of Macksburg, OH., five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. Funeral services at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Hennessy Funeral Home. Dr. Arthur S. Maly officiating. Eastern Star services conducted by NeHta Chapter, No. 500, will precede the funeral services. Interment in Rose Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Wednesday. Family will be present at the funeral home from 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Wise, George: George Wise, 93, Lafferty, died at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday at Freda's Nursing Home, Morristown, after five years residence in the home. Born in Poland April 23, 1872, Wise was a retired coal miner and member of St. Mary's Church in Lafferty. One daughter and three sons are deceased. Surviving are four sons, Stanley, Cleveland, Benedict, Medina, Theodore, Columbus and Joseph (Jim), Barnesville; 12 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Friends may call at the Barr Milner Funeral Home, Morristown after 7 p.m. tonight. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. [Times Leader, 19 Aug 1965]

Wolfe, Wanda Mae : Wanda Mae Wolfe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wolfe of South Zanesville, died at birth in Good Samaritan Hospital, early Monday morning. Surviving in addition to the parents are one brother, Rodney; a sister, Carolyn, both of the home; the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wolfe of South Zanesville and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Harmon of Pineville, WV. Burial was made in the Rose Hill Cemetery Monday evening in charge of the Cannon and Cannon Funeral Home of Roseville. [Times Recorder, 08 May 1945 pg. 7]

Wonski, Adam: Adam J. Wonski, 59. Stenger Rd Bethesda, died Friday evening, June 18, 1982 at Ohio Valley Medical Center, He was born April 12, 1923 in Detroit Michigan, a son of the late John and Severyna Bonskovich Wonski. An employee of Marietta Coal Co., St. Clairsville, he was a Catholic by faith and a member of the Polish National Alliance, Lafferty. Surviving are his wife, Inez Kemp Butler Wonski; one step-son Thomas Butler of Pickerington; one brother Edmund Wonski of St. Clairsville; one half-brother, Henry Czerwin of Bloomingdale; and two grandchildren. Services were held Monday at the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda, with the Rev. Father John Reardon officiating. Burial followed in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville. [Barnesville Enterprise, 24 Jun 1982 pg. 2]

Wood, Charles : Charles Wood, 59, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. William Lyons near Hiramsburg, at 10:30 p.m., Sunday, following an illness. He had spent the past two months at the Lyons home, coming here from the west where he had resided for several years. He was a son of Philetus and Mary Wheeler Wood and was born in the Ava community where he spent his earlier life. Survivors are two children in California a brother, Mason Wood, of Ava, and three sisters, Mrs. Lyons of Hiramsburg at whose home he died, Mrs. Hazel Fowler of Cambridge and Mrs. Myrtle Morris near Sharon. The body will be removed from the McVay Funeral Home in Caldwell, Monday evening to the Mason Wood home, at Ava, where last rites will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. conducted by Rev. Byron VanSyoc, followed by interment in Hally's Ridge Cemetery. [Times Recorder, 17 Nov 1942]

Woodburn, Samuel W. : Samuel Wesley Woodburn, 84, passed away Saturday at 6:30 a.m. at his home, one mile south of Antrim after two weeks illness of complications. The last of a family of four children the deceased was born on Feb 9 1858, in Oxford township, a son of William and Nancy Morgan Woodburn. His wife, Mrs. Tracy Ann Stillion Woodburn to whom he was married on March 4 1886 died in 1931. Seven children, Mrs. Bertha Ables, Elyria, Mrs. Maude Lowe, Oberlin, Orville, Sullivan, Clarence, Mrs.. Ora Lyons and Mrs. Mildred Douglas all of Antrim and Howard of the home, 19 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren survive. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. at the home and burial will be made in Antrim Cemetery. The body will be returned to the home Saturday evening from the McMillen Funeral Home. [Jeffersonian, 21 Feb 1942]

Woodcock, Ida Bell
Died On Saturday morning, 4th inst. at the residence of Mr. John Disart, Ida Bell, daughter of Mr. J. M. Woodcock of Bridgeport. [Belmont Chronicle., April 09, 1857,  (St. Clairsville, Ohio)]

Woods, Ebenezer Zane, age 23, Apr 12. (1827, St. Clairsville - "The Historian & Advertiser")

Worthley, William : Funeral services for William Worthley, 75, of Clyde Court, who died Wednesday evening at his home following a year's illness, will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Raymond Seat Funeral Home. Rev. L. S. Snell will officiate and burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. The body is at the funeral home to remain for the services. [Times Recorder, 16 Jun 1944]

Woten, Earl Thomas : Earl Thomas Woten, 64, of 28th St., was found dead at his home Monday morning. A native of Clay Township and a salesman for 30 years with Midland Grocery Co., he was a member , head usher and deacon of First Christian Church and a member of the Church's Mixed Adult Sunday School Class and Christian Men's Fellowship and a member of United Commercial Travelers. Preceded in death by his wife, Judy Pyles Woten, in 1976, he is survived by a daughter, Carolyn Henson of Columbus; a brother, Ray of the Biggs House, and two grandchildren. Services are planned 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with Rev. Richard Wilburn officiating, and interment in Scioto Burial Park. Friends may call at Brock Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. The family's favorite charity is the church's building fund.

Wszeborowski, James L.: James L. Wszeborowski, 70, Mingo Junction, died Thursday in Ohio Valley Hospital, Steubenville. He was a retired motor inspector of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp., Mingo Junction Plant a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, Mingo Junction and a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ignatius and Michelena Hojnaxki Wszeborowski; four brothers; two sisters. Surviving are a son, Timothy of Mingo Junction two daughters, Mrs. Albert (Rita) Habash of Toronto and Mrs. David (Nancy) Vednarek of Mingo Junction; three brothers, Albert and Thomas Wszeborowski, both of Mingo Junction, and Stephen Forrest of Novelty; a sister, Anna Verhovec of Yorkville; a grandchild. Friends will be received 7to 9 p.m. Sunday at Blaschalk Funeral Home, Mingo Junction. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Agnes Catholic Church. Burial follows in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Steubenville. Vigil service will be Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral. [Times Leader, 30 Apr 1993]

Wurster, Fred J.: Fred J. Wurster, 87, resident of 413 North Lincoln Avenue, Barnesville, passes away at Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville, Tuesday evening, August 11th at 6:15. He was born in Zanesville on January 15, 1883, a son of the late William Frederick and Mary Christine Duemmel Wurster. Mr. Wurster was a retired railway station agent. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Barnesville; Aladdin Shrine Temple, Columbus; Amity Lodge No. 5, F & AM, Zanesville, Zanesville Chapter No. 9, R & AM; Zanesville Council, R & SM No. 12; Scottish Rite, Valley of Cambridge; Knight Templar No. 10, Zanesville; and Eastern Star Concordia, Chapter 493, New Concord, Ohio. Surviving are his wife, Lelia Wurster of the home; two children, Mrs. J. Kennon Williams of Barnesville and W. G. Wurster of Cuyahoga Falls; three grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Eleanor Duncan of St. Louis, Missouri. The body was taken to the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home on North Chestnut Street, where friends will be received after 1 p.m., today and from 9 a.m. until 11:30 Friday morning. Masonic services will be held at 8 o'clock this evening. Last rites will be held at the funeral home Friday afternoon, August 14th at 3 o'clock, conducted by the Reverend Richard Eshler. Interment will be made in the Southern Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise, 13 Aug 1970 pg. 2]

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