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Obituaries and Death Notices

Marlow Cain
Marlow Cain of the Hancock County Home of near Pughtown, died Monday at 10 a. m. in the Ohio Valley Hospital at Steubenville, following a week's illness. He was 75.
Cain, a retired farmer, was born in July, 1877. He formerly lived in Gas Valley and was admitted to the County Home a little more than a week ago. He was removed to the hospital when his condition became serious.
So far as can be determined he leaves no relatives nearer then cousins.
Rites will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m. in the Stewart & Turley Funeral Home in New Cumberland by the Rev. William Flurkey, pastor of the Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Flats Cemetery in Pughtown.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, Dec. 30, 1952.]

Robert P. Chaffee
Robert P. Chaffee of Steubenville died Tuesday at 12:15 p. m. in the Allegheny General Hospital at Pittsburgh after a long illness. He was 50.
Mr. Chaffee was born at Blackhawk, Pa., a son of the late Meribah and Philandel Chaffee. He as employed at Steubenville plant of the Wheeling Steel Co. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge at Steubenville.
Mr. Chaffee leaves his widow, Mrs. Hilda B. Chaffee of East Liverpool; two sons, Clarence Chaffee of East Liverpool and William Chaffee of Phoenix, Ariz,; a sister, Mrs. Leona Ralston of Smiths Ferry, and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p. m. in the McClave Funeral Home at Steubenville. Burial will be in Ft. Steuben Burial Estates at Steubenville. Friends may call tonight and Thursday at the funeral home.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 26, 1950]

Betty M. Chrislip
Betty M. Chrislip, 67, of Wellsville, died Saturday, May 12, 2007, at the home of her daughter, after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born May 23, 1939, in East Liverpool, a daughter of the late James A. and Dora (Talbott) Bayer.
Betty was a 1957 graduate of Wellsville High School and was cook at the Mountaineer Race Track and Gaming Resort. She was a member of Bethel United Presbyterian Church.
Besides her parents, Betty was preceded in death on March 1, 1996 by her husband, Austin Chrislip, who she married on May 20, 1957; a sister, Phyllis Goldsberry; and two brothers, James Bayer and Phillip Bayer.
Survivors include two daughters, Michelle Chrislip and her companion Jack Cataldo of Wellsville, with whom she was residing, and Julie Anna Paradinovich of East Liverpool; one son, Austin Greg Chrislip of Wellsville; one sister, Dolores "Dee" Williams of Wellsville; three brothers, David Bayer of Wellsville, Richard Bayer and his wife Linda of East Liverpool and Charles Bayer and his wife Betty of East Liverpool; her companion, Roger "Slug" Sims of Toronto; two grandchildren, Joseph Rexroad and his girlfriend, Jennifer, and Leana Rexroad both of East Liverpool; and one loving great-grandson, Michael of East Liverpool.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at the Roberts Funeral Home, located at 631 Main St. in Wellsville, with Rev. Ted Ludwig of the church officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel United Presbyterian Cemetery in Salineville. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Monday, May 14 at the funeral home.

Sarah Clapsaddle
Mrs. Sarah Clapsaddle, widow of Cook Clapsaddle, died Sunday night in her home in West Mansfield, near Bellefontaine, after a year's illness. She would have celebrated her 82nd birthday Saturday.
Mrs. Clapsaddle, the mother of Mrs. George Marshall of East Liverpool, had visited here frequently. She leaves two sons, Flay Clapsaddle fo New Orleans, La., a former East Liverpool city engineer, and Roy Clapsaddle of West Mansfield; two brothers, Bradford Armstrong of West Mansfield and Edward Armstrong of Bowling Green, and a sister, Mrs. Nancy Drake of Springfield; seven grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at West Mansfield. Burial will be in the North Greenfield Cemetery.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 31, 1950]

Dr. John J. Clark
Salem, O., Aug. 18, (1858) ae. 24, at the residence of his father. To talents of a fine order and an enterprising spirit was added every trait that could adorn the character of a gentleman and a scholar.
[Source: "Annual OBITUARY NOTICES OF EMINENT PERSONS who have died in the United States FOR 1858"; BY HON. NATHAN CROSBY; BOSTON: JOHN P. JEWETT AND COMPANY. 1859. Tr. by Kim Mohler]

Minnie Laura (Sowles) Cochran, 1893-1921
FORMER LOCAL WOMAN LOSES LIFE IN OHIO
Mrs. Minnie Cochran, Whose Husband Worked at Efficiency Company, Perishes in River. Lived On West Martin. Coroner's Verdict Declares She Met Her End When Overcome With "Heart Trouble."
Mrs. Minnie Cochran, 28 years old, who was drowned in the Ohio River near East Liverpool Saturday evening, was a former East Palestine resident, it developed today. Mrs. Cochran and her husband, James Cochran, were residents on West Martin street when Cochran was employed at the plant of the Efficiency Electric Company here. Verdict of "heart failure" was returned by a coroner's jury at an inquest over the body, which was recovered by searchers an hour after she disappeared within a few feet of the spot where she entered the water. Drs. C. R. Campbell, G. A. Lewis and J. L. Pyle, all of Chester, examined the body when it was brought ashore, but life was extinct. Mrs. Cochran, a saleswoman in an East Liverpool dry goods store, left the store at noon, presumably for lunch. She was seen crossing the Newell bridge early in the afternoon and was last noticed sitting on a large rock along the West Virginia shore about 7 o'clock.
E. E. Grimm, who lives in a houseboat on the Ohio shore, noticed a white object in the river near the spot where Mrs. Cochran had been sitting. He rowed to the spot in a boat, but the object had disappeared. Grappling hooks were procured and the body was recovered an hour later. No water was found in the woman's lungs at the coroner's inquest. Besides the husband, the woman leaves two children, Laura, aged 8, and Olive, aged 6. Her mother and the following brothers and sisters, all of Worthington, Minn., are living: Cecil, Lewis, Harry, Mildred, Viola, Edna and Eleanore Sowles and Mrs. Olive Dupre.
[Source: The Daily Leader, East Palestine, Ohio 14 June 1921 - Submitted by Gary Boomgaarden]

Mrs. Minnie O. Connor
Mrs. Minnie O. Connor, widow of L. E. Connor, former East Liverpool building contractor, died Tuesday at 3:45 p. m. in her home, 710 Lincoln Ave, following a several weeks' illness.
Mrs. Connor was born in Lisbon. She was a daughter of David and Rebecca Figley Forbes. She resided in East Liverpool 65 years and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
She leaves a son E. Gray Connor of East Liverpool, two daughters, Mrs. Mary Gibson of East Liverpool, and Mrs. K. H. Mawhorter of Zanesville, two brothers of N S Forbes of Canton, and H E Forbes of East Liverpool, two sisters, Mrs Anna Robinson of Cleveland, and Mrs Mary Robinson of Lisbon, and six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Her husband died in 1932
The body was taken to the Dawson Funeral Home. Arrangements are in complete.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 19, 1950]

Minnie Connor
Services for Mrs. Minnie I. Conner, 719 Lincoln Ave., widow of L. E. Conner, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Dawson Funeral Home by Rev. M. Rudolph Miller, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home.
She died Tuesday night.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 20, 1950]

Alice Cook
Services will be held Thursday for Mrs. Alice Creamer Cook, 89, who died Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Nentwick Rest Home following a lengthy illness.
Born Feb. 27, 1878, in Wood Co., W. Va., she was the daughter of the late Jacob Creamer and Nancy Abbott Creamer. She had done domestic work.
Mrs. Cook was a member of the First Methodist Church.
Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Shelton Swift of Upland, Calif., and Mrs. J. M. Rickard of Ft. Pierce, Fla; three grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Her husband, Charles H. Cook, died in 1913.
Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Dawson Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home tonight.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 17, 1950]

Clarissa Cornwell
LISBON, July 28 (Special)-- Miss Clarissa Cornwell died Thursday night at her home on East Chestnut St. after a short illness. She was 91.
Born in Lisbon Feb. 20, 1869, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Cornwell, she spent most of her life in New York City, returning her about four years ago.
She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church.
Her only survivors are two cousins.
The body was taken to Cleveland today for cremation. The ashes will be interred without funeral service at Lisbon Cemetery.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 28, 1950]

Ada Inglefield Crawford
Former Local Woman Taken
Mrs. J. P. Crawford's Rites Set Wednesday
Mrs. Ada Inglefield Crawford, 55, of 12 11th St., Midland, wife of James P. Crawford and a former resident of East Liverpool, died Monday at 10:15 a. m. in City Hospital following several months illness.
Mrs. Crawford was born in Clinton, Pa., and lived in East Liverpool for 18 years before moving to Midland seven years ago. She was a daughter of the late Edward S and Ada Anderson Inglefield. She was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church of East Liverpool.
She leaves one son, Walter J. Crawford Jr., of Chester a daughter, Mrs. Lawrence Johnston of East Liverpool; two brothers Edward Inglefield of East Liverpool and Ralph Inglefield of Canton; three sisters, Mrs. Sophie Peet of Turtle Creek, Pa., Mrs. Sadie Cain of Clinton, and Mrs. Mary Eaton of Pitcher, N. Y.
Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m. in the Dawson Funeral Home by Rev. Albert L. McLain of the Second Presbyterian Church Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call tonight at the funeral home.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 24, 1950]

John B. Crowe
John B. Crowe of Chestnut Grove Ridge, Hammondsville, died Sunday at 4 p.m. at City Hospital, following a three-week illness of complications. He was 74.
Mr. Crowe was a retired coal miner and farmed in recent years. He is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Charles Murphy of Minerva, Mrs. Harry Howell of Cleveland, Mrs. Samuel VanDyne of Beaver Falls, and Mrs. Earl McDougal, Mrs. Frank Bowersock and Mrs. Elmo Poole of East Liverpool; four sons, Lawrence Crowe and Roland Crowe of Hammondsville, Charles Crowe of East Liverpool, and John E. Crowe of Wellsville, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at the Haugh Funeral Home, Wellsville, at 3 p.m. Wednesday by Rev. Robert Ferguson of the Irondale Methodist Church. Burial will be in New Somerset Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday night.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 17, 1950]

Almira Crumm
DAMASCUS, July 20 (Special)--- Mrs. Almira Crumm, who was 100 last Dec. 13, died in her home here Wednesday after a two-day illness. Active in church work, the widow of Horace Crum also was a member of the W.C.T.U. Two sons and a daughter survive. Services will be held Friday.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 20, 1950]

Perry Cunningham
Perry Cunningham, 58, of 1939 Ohio Ave., died today at 9:45 a.m. in City Hospital following a three-month illness. He had been ill a year.
Mr. Cunningham was born in St. Marys, W. Va., and had resided in East Liverpool for 43 years. He was an assistant roller at the Crucible Steel Co., in Midland. He was a member of C. I. O. Local 1212 and attended the Boyce Methodist Church.
He leaves his widow, Mrs. Adda B. Cunningham; two sons, Kenneth E. Cunningham of East Liverpool; three daughters, Mrs. Jessie B. Gilson, Mrs. VirginIa M. Ward and Mrs. Wanda J. Hooker, all of East Liverpool; two brothers, Roy Cunningham of East Liverpool and Coleman Cunningham of St. Marys; a half-brother, Ralph Rodgers of East Liverpool; two sisters, Mrs. Lena Hall of Parkersburg, W. Va., and Mrs. Mable Rardin of East Liverpool, and six grandchildren.
Rites will be held Monday at 2 p. m. in the Martin Funeral Home by Rev. Paul C. Bailey of the Boyce Methodist Church. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday afternoon and night at the funeral home.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 28, 1950]

Robert Walter Cunningham
Robert Walter Cunningham, 71, retired millworker, of 215 Third St., Chester, died today at 4 a.m. in City Hospital, following a five week illness.
Mr. Cunningham was born in Hancock County and spent his lifetime in Chester and vicinity. He was a member of the Methodist Church. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Bertha Cunningham, and two brothers, John Cunningham and Clyde Cunningham, both of Pughtown.
Rites will be held Monday at 2:30 p. m. at the late home by Rev. M. V. Stone. Burial will be in Locust Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the home.
[Source: The East Liverpool Review, July 22, 1950]





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