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"Calhoun Chronicle" - 12 April 2001

CLAUDETTE NAYLOR

Claudette "Claudia" Vincent Naylor, 63, of Belpre, Ohio, died Friday, Mar. 30, 2001, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

She was a member of Lauckport United Methodist Church and its Women's Circle, and worked for Bobier TV in the hospital and as a cashier at Wal-Mart.

Surviving are her husband, Lewis "Lew" A. Naylor; two sons, Ronald Dale Naylor of Union City, Tenn., and Stephen Lewis Naylor of Parkersburg; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three sisters, Imogene Sims of Parkersburg, Janet "Jan" Brookover of Vienna and Karen Jarvis of Gerrardstown; and two sisters-in-law, Ollidine Hall of Arnoldsburg and Edna Kingsbury of Grantsville.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Phillip and Richard Vincent.

Services were held at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, with Rev. Roy Knight officiating. Burial was in Rockland Cemetery.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 1 February 2001

IRENE NAYLOR

Irene E. Naylor, 72, of Arnoldsburg, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Dewey and Elva Slider Naylor. She was retired from Hanes Knitwear Co. and was a member of Reynolda Presbyterian Church, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Surviving are one daughter, Vickey Naylor Shelby of Clemens, N.C.; one brother, Lewis Naylor of Belpre, Ohio; one sister, Ollidene Hall of Arnoldsburg; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Dale Naylor and Eugene Kingsburg, and one sister, Byrnadeen Naylor.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Evangelist Corley Miller officiating. No visitation was scheduled.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 16 August 2007

CHARLES NEAL, SR.

Charles Neal, Sr., 73, of Nicut, died Friday, August 10, 2007 at Minnie Hamilton Health System, Grantsville.

He was born in Maryland, the son of the late Nimrod and Roseletta Unglesbee Neal. He was a US Army veteran and was plant manager in the chemical industry in Baltimore.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Jane Neal; three daughters, Virginia Neal of Nicut; Peggy Goodrow of Grafton, WV, Linda Coursey; three sons, Charles Neal, Jr., Anthony (Tony) Neal and Robert Neal all of Baltimore; a brother, William (Rody) Neal of Nicut; three sisters, Patsy Kowalevicz, Dolly Keese and Toots Scott all of Baltimore; 21 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Helen Citro, mother-in-law, Vivian Bradford (Meadows) and one grandson Robert (Robbie) Neal.

A memorial service was held at the family residence at Nicut at 12-noon Monday, August 13.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 29 April 2003

MARJORIE NEALE

Marjorie Snider Neale, 74, of Parkersburg, died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Clyde Austin and Myrtle Busch Snider.

She was a 1944 graduate of Wirt County High' School and a member of First Presbyterian Church. She was a former employee of Dils Brothers Dept. Store and retired from Mahone Tire Co. after 32 years of service. She was a former member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority.

Surviving are her husband, Tom Neale of Parkersburg; one son, Steven Neale of Riverside, Calif.; one brother, Clyde A. Snider, Jr., of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; three sisters, Violet Elliot of Mineral Wells, E. Virginia Schaefer of Parkersburg and Barbara Riggs of Vienna; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Harold E. "Pete" Snider; one sister, Kathryn Leavitt; and one infant brother.

Services were held at First Presbyterian Church, Parkersburg, with Rev. George B. Spransy, Jr., officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 17 December 2009

ALLEN RAY NELSON, SR.

Allen Ray Nelson, Sr., 54, died Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, at Nella's Nursing Home, Crystal Springs, where he had resided since 2004.

He was born in Gassaway, the son of the late Maynard E. and Manda C. Martin Nelson.

He attended school in Calhoun County. He had been employed as general laborer in the construction trade.

Surviving are one daughter, Misty Dawn Nelson of Chloe; one son, Alan "A.J." Nelson of Chloe; three sisters, Betty Lou Sisson and husband Richard of Chloe, Vivian Sue Carmichael and husband Bryan of Ravenswood and Flista Hope Hanshaw and husband Russell of West Salem, Ohio; two brothers, Donald Lee Nelson and wife Martha and Richard Dale Nelson, all of Chloe; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harlan E. Nelson and Harley E. Nelson. At Allen's request, his body will be cremated.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 5 July 2001

GOLDIE NELSON

Goldie Nelson, 71, of Cleveland, Ohio, died Wednesday, June 27, 2001, in Cleveland.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Jack and Daisy Taylor Richards.

Surviving are three sons, Michael Nelson of North Carolina, Robert Nelson of Euclid, Ohio, and Anthony Nelson of Eastlake, Ohio; two daughters, Diane Murray of North Carolina and Vanessa Kiss of Geneva, Ohio; one sister, Marie Hissem; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Services were held at Spruce Hollow Community Church with Rev. Charles Shafer officiating. Burial was in Taylor Cemetery, Big Bend.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" – 3 March 2005

HARLEY ELMER NELSON

Harley Elmer Nelson, 56, of Chloe, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at his home.

He was born at Mudfork, the son of the late Maynard Elton and Mandy Catherine Martin Nelson. He was an auto mechanic.

Surviving are three brothers, Donald Lee Nelson, Allan Ray Nelson and Richard Dale Nelson, all of Chloe; three sisters, Betty Lou Sisson of Chloe, Vivian Sue Carmichael of Ravenswood and Flista H. Hanshaw of West Salem, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Harlan Elton Nelson.

The body was cremated, with burial in Coen Cemetery.

"Calhoun Chronicle" - 11 Aug 2005

HARLEY ELMER NELSON

Harley Elmer Nelson, 56, of Chloe, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at his home.

He was born at Mudfork, the son of the late Maynard Elton and Mandy Catherine Martin Nelson. He was an auto mechanic.

Surviving are three brothers, Donald Lee Nelson, Allan Ray Nelson and Richard Dale Nelson, all of Chloe; three sisters, Betty Lou Sisson of Chloe, Vivian Sue Carmichael of Ravenswood and Flista H. Hanshaw of West Salem, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Harlan Elton Nelson.

The body was cremated. Graveside burial services will be held Sunday, 2:30 p.m., at Coen Cemetery, with Darris Arnold officiating. Friends and relatives are welcome to attend.

(Larry Heffner)


1985

HAROLD C. NELSON

Harold C. Nelson, 74, of Vincent, Ohio, died Wednesday morning, November 6, in Selby General Hospital in Marietta.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late Harvey and Anna Morton Nelson. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a retired carpenter, a member of Russell Chadwick Post No. 389, American Legion, and the Carpenters Local No. 200 in Columbus, Ohio.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Robinson Nelson; three sons, Ronald L. Nelson of Midlland, Texas, Rodney D. Nelson of Circleville, Ohio, and Rocky J. Nelson of Vincent, Ohio; four grandchildren; three brothers, W. V. Nelson of Ravenna, Ohio, John C. Nelson of St. Genevieve, Mo., and Warren I. Nelson of Vincent, Ohio; one sister, Olive Piggott of Davisville, W.Va. Services were held Saturday, Nov. 9th at the McClure-Shafer Funeral Home in Marietta,with the Rev. Edward Bach officiating. Burial was in the Woodruff Cemetery, Barlow,Ohio with military rites.

[Note: birth date for Harold Cline Nelson: March 5, 1911]

(Janet Kelch)


Oct 29, 1968

HARVEY NELSON

Harvey Nelson, 83, a retired farmer, was found dead at his home, 613 Charles St., about 10:30 a.m. today by members of his family. The coroner was to view the body, but death was apparently due to natural causes. Mr. Nelson had suffered from a heart condition.

He was born Feb 21, 1885, a son of the late Amos and Margaret Collins Nelson. He was married to Indiana Morton, who died Feb 6, 1959.

Four sons and two daughters survive: William C. of Cleveland, Harold C. of Columbus, John C. of St. Genevieve, Mo, Warren I. of Wintersville, Mrs. Mary Fortney of Marietta, and Mrs. Olive Piggott of Davisville, W.Va., with 23 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.

One son and two daughters, Roy C., Bertha and Elladean, and three brothers and one sister, Wiley, John, Henry, and Bertha Criss, are deceased.

Doudna & McClure Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements, which are incomplete.

[Burial was in Valley Cemetery]

(Janet Kelch)


Feb 6, 1959

INDIANA NELSON

Mrs. Harvey Nelson, 75, wife of Harvey Nelson of 613 Charles St., Marietta, died Friday at 3:40 a.m.

Born Mar 17, 1883, at Annamoriah, W. Va, she was a daughter of the late Seth and Mary Goodnight Morton. On Feb 26, 1905, she was married to Harvey Nelson who survives. Her home had been at McFarlan, W. Va., before coming to Washington Co. 30 years ago and she had resided in Marietta for the past 15 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Sixth and Washington Sts., and of the Daughters of America.

Survivors in addition to her husband include four sons, William C. Nelson of Cleveland; Harold C. Nelson of Columbus; John C. Nelson of Vincent; and Warren Nelson of Fleming;; two daughters, Mrs. Mary L. Fortney of Belpre and Mrs .Olive L. Piggott of Davisville, W. Va.; 22 grandchildren, ten great grandchildren; three brothers, Guy Morton of Parkersburg, W. Va.; William Morton of Clarksburg,W.Va., and Eddy Morton of Big Springs, W.Va., and one sister, Mrs. Sarah Weaver of Coolville. Three children, Royce, Bertha, and Elladean, are deceased.

Funeral services will be Sunday at 1:30 at the Doudna and McClure Funeral Home with Justus Hesson conducting. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery.

(Janet Kelch)


JOHN C. NELSON

John C. Nelson died Wednesday, November 19, 2014, in Ste. Genevieve. He was 95 years old.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 21, at Wood Family Funeral Home in Ste. Genevieve with the Rev. Ryan Tisher officiating. Burial was at Crestlawn Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve. Wood Family Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

He was born June 9, 1919, in Macfarlan, West Virginia, a son of Harvey Nelson and Candy [Indiana] Nelson Morton.

He was married to Anna Louise (Lint) Nelson, and she preceded him in death.

He is survived by two sons, John C. Nelson II of Florida and Garry Nelson and his wife, Marcia, of Bloomsdale. He also is survived by three grandchildren, John C. Nelson III of Florida, Kolbey Nelson and his wife, Michelle, of Spring Lake, Michigan, and Logan Nelson of Ste. Genevieve; and four great-grandchildren, Madelyn Nelson, Evelyn Nelson, Eleanor Nelson and Charlie Nelson.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by two daughters, Nancy D. Hadel and Karen L. Nelson; a son, Clancy Nelson; two sisters, Mary L. Fortney and Olive Piggott; and three brothers, Clarence Nelson, Harold C. Nelson and Warren I. Nelson.

The family requests memorials to Serenity HospiceCare.

(Janet Kelch)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 25 April 2002

MANDA NELSON

Manda C. Nelson, 79, of Chloe, died Thursday, Apr. 18, 2002, at her home.

She was born in Clay County, the daughter of the late John and Cora Coen Martin. She was a homemaker and member of Mud Fork Union Church and Mud Fork Union Church Women's Auxiliary.

Surviving are four sons, Harley, Donald, Allan and Richard Nelson, all of Chloe; three daughters, Betty L. Sisson of Chloe, Suzi Carmichael of Ravenswood and Flista Hope Hanshaw of West Salem, Ohio; 13 grandchildren, John and Tim Moore, Misty and A.J. Nelson, Melissa and Sharon Nelson, Jason Jarvis, Stephen and Carla Sisson, Rusty Ann Woody and Tawny, Rick and Kevin Hanshaw; nine great-grandchildren, Cody, Jacob, Dennis, Alex, Tabitha, Crystal, Dylon, Autumn and Alyssa; and one sister, Jaggie Adams of Marshallville, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Maynard (Bill) Nelson; two brothers, Willis and Homer Martin; three sisters, Grace (Sue) Payne, Audrey Davis and Inez (Tine) Legg; and one son, Harlan E. Nelson.

Services were held at Mud Fork Union Church, near Chloe, with Rev. Okey Cottrell and Rev. John Meadows officiating. Burial was in Coen Cemetery.

(Larry Heffner)


Dec, 1989

WARREN NELSON

Warren (Ike) Nelson, 67, of Rt. 1 Fleming, died Saturday in the Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born in Calhoun County, a son of late Harvey and Indiana Morton Nelson. He lived in Barlow Township for the past 16 years. He was a construction electrician, a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 64, Washington County Post No. 5108 Veterans of Foreign Wars and I.B.E.W. Local No. 972.

He is survived by three sons, Warren Ike Nelson II, of Antioch, Ohio, David Carroll Nelson of Harper's Ferry, W.Va., James Dallas Nelson of Fleming; one daughter, Leslie Joanne Hubacher of Riverdale, Ga; one brother, John C. Nelson, St Genevieve, Miss; one sister, Olive Piggott of Davisville.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ruth Rake; two brothers, Lewis and Harold Nelson; one sister, Mary Fortney.

Services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Woodruff Cemetery with military rites.

Friends may call at the funeral home from noon today until hour of service.

[Note: this obituary did not have dates of birth or death. Warren Icel (Ike) Nelson was born Dec 8 1921, died Dec 2 1989. Also St Genevieve is in Missouri.]

(Janet Kelch)


June 6, 1986

WILLIAM NELSON

William C. Nelson, 77, of 6615 Cleveland Road, Ravenna, died Friday at Robinson Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient two weeks following a long illness.

Mr. Nelson was born June 6, 1909 in Calhoun County, W.Va., the son f Harvey and Anna (Morton) Nelson. He had lived in Cleveland before moving to Ravenna in 1978, and was a retired assembler at the General Motors Corporation, retiring in 1971. He was a member of the Ravenna Church of Christ.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy (Hall), whom he married June 1, 1938; one son, Donald E. of Cleveland; daughters, Mrs. James (Janet) Kelch of Streetsboro, Mrs. Leslie (Joyce) Toth and Mrs. Dewey (Evelyn) Green, both of Kirtland, Miss Mary Nelson at home; 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; brothers John of St. Genevieve, Mo, Warren (Ike) of Vincent, Ohio; sister, Mrs. Gilbert (Olive) Piggott of Davisville, W.Va.

Services were at 1 p.m. today in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Graysville, Ohio with the Rev. David Myers of Ravenna officiating.

Shorts Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders, 220 S. Balch St., Akron, 44302.

(Janet Kelch)


1962

WILLIAM H. NELSON

Rites held Wednesday

William Henry Nelson, 84, of Big Bend, died Sunday evening, May 6, at the Sheppard nursing home at Ellenboro after an extended illness.

A reitired farmer, he was born in Calhoun County Dec 9, 1877, son of the late Amos and Margaret Collins Nelson. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Bertha Criss, Big Bend, and a brother, Harvey Nelson, Marietta.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 9 at Stump funeral home in Grantsville with the Rev. N.H. Bartlett officiating. Burial was in Big Bend Cemetery.

(Janet Kelch)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 15 August 2002

DOROTHY NESTER

Dorothy G. Nester, 96, of Richmond, Va., formerly of Millstone, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002.

She was the daughter of the late David and Alice Kelley of Cain Hill, Gilmer County, and was the last surviving member of her family. She was a member of Knotts Memorial United Methodist Church, Grantsville, and Grantsville Chapter 73, Order of Eastern Star.

Surviving are one daughter, Nedra Grigg of Richmond, Va.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by husbands, O.R. Griffith and Holly Nester; one daughter, Alice Ann Adams; four brothers, Tony, Deward, Harlan and Fay Kelley; and five sisters, Ila Davis, Leota Bush, Jesse Murphy, Pearl Rhoades and Thelma Curtis.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, 2 p.m., at Stalnaker Cemetery, Glenville. Visitation will be on Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Knotts memorial U.M. Church, Grantsville, WV 26147.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 26 October 2000

JAMES DALE NESTER

James Dale Nester, 72, of Charlotte, N.C., died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, at his residence.

He was born in Akron, Ohio, the son of the late Russell Dale Nester and Oma Ester Nitz Nester. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean War and retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber after 42 years of service. He served as committee chairman for Boy Scouts of America 124 and was a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Oleva "Fran" Nester of Charlotte; three sons, Stan Nester of Mint Hill, N.C., and Larry Nester and Barry Nester, both of Charlotte; four sisters, Faustine Shaffer of Dayton, Ohio, Inez Tucker of Elyria, Ohio, and Susie White and Beverly Hall, both of Arnoldsburg; two brothers, Roy Nester of Millstone and Alphieus Nester of Mt. Zion; and five grandchildren.

Services were held at McEwen Funeral Service Mint Hill Chapel, Charlotte. Burial was in Sunset Memory Gardens.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 4 May 2000
(reprinted from December, 1963)

LYLE DAVID NESTER

Lyle David Nester, 19, of Arnoldsburg, was killed in an auto accident on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 1963, near Morehead, Ky. He was the son of Russell and Oma Nitz Nester.

Surviving are four brothers, James of Barberton, Ohio, Roy of Arnoldsburg, and Alpheus Junior and Carl, both of Millstone; six sisters, Faustine Webb and Susie White, both of Lagrange, Ohio, Inez Tucker of Elyria, Ohio, Emma Deem of Avon Lake, Ohio, Joyce McKown of Parkersburg and Beverly Hall of Minnora.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Richard Hayhurst officiating. Burial was in Sycamore Cemetery, Millstone.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 27 April 2000
(reprinted from December 1991)

OMA NESTER

Oma E. Nester, 86, of Arnoldsburg, died Dec. 17, 1991, at Roane General Hospital.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late James Guy Nitz and Laura Wood Nitz. She was a member of Arnoldsburg Community Church and was a homemaker.

Surviving are five daughters, Faustine Shaffer and Inez Tucker, both of Lagrange, Ohio, Susie White and Beverly Hall, both of Arnoldsburg, and Joyce McKown of Leachtown; four sons, James Nester of Charlotte, N.C., Roy and Carl Nester, both of Millstone, and Alpheus Nester of Mt. Zion; one sister, Glada Maffett of Millstone; 30 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Nester, in 1979; one son, Lyle, in 1963; one daughter, Emma Deem, in 1986; and one sister, Berta Offutt.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Burial was in Sycamore Baptist Church Cemetery.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 27 April 2000
(reprinted from April 1979)

RUSSELL NESTER

Russell D. Nester, 78, of Millstone, died Apr. 7, 1979, in St. Joseph's Hospital.

He was born in Calhoun County, the son of the late Alpheus and Indiana Booher Nester. He was a laborer.

Surviving are his wife, Oma Nitz Nester; six daughters, Beverly Hall of Arnoldsburg, Joyce McKown of Walker, Inez Tucker and Faustine Shaffer of Elyria, Ohio, Susie White of Lagrange, Ohio, and Emma Deem of Avon Lake, Ohio; an four sons, Roy, Alpheus, and Carl of Millstone and James Nester of Norton Center, Ohio.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Loren Price and Rev. Vere Price officiating. Burial was in Sycamore Baptist Church, Millstone.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 3 April 2008

CLARA BELL NEWELL

Clara Bell Newell, 85, of Mt. Zion, died Thursday, Mar. 27, 2008, at Minnie Hamilton Health System.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late William David and Esta Palmer. She was the oldest of eight sisters and was a homemaker and a cook.

Surviving are one son, Jim Newell of Grantsville; four grandchildren, Shelly Stevens, Kelly Whytsell and Tommy Newell, all of Grantsville, and Michael Newell of Huntington; nine great-grandchildren; five sisters, Alice Ramsey, Leora Mae Kalman and Dola (Dode) Palmer, all of Maryland, Cora Foester of Pennsylvania and Lora (Nell) Hewitt of Michigan; and special friend and caregiver, Audrey (Jeanie) Smith of Mt. Zion.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy W. Newell; two daughters, infant Judith Ann and Georgia (Lou) Kish; and two sisters, Grace Palmer and Delma Ruth Kerby.

Services will be held Thursday, 1 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Burial will be in Sand Ridge

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 5 July 2007

DORA NEWELL

Dora Lee Newell, 72, of Big Bend, died Wednesday, June 27, 2007, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.

She was born in Athalia, Ohio, the daughter of the late Jimmie and Lillie Lewis Jones.

Surviving are two daughters, Yvonne Poorman of Glenville and Dora Kay Riggs of Big Springs; four grandchildren, Angela Bell, Leila Hardway, Samantha McWilliams and Michael Riggs; 11 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Amy Miles of East Liverpool, Ohio, and Elizabeth Cyfers of Riverside, Mich.

She was preceded in death b her husband, Fred Newell; one son, Larry Newell; one sister, Delores Monroe; one grandson, Jeffrey Riggs; and one great-grandchild.

Services were held at Brooksville Baptist Church, with Pastor C. W. McDonald and Matt Morrison officiating. Burial was in Newell Family Cemetery, Big Root.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 21 June 2001

TOMMY WILLIAM NEWELL

Tommy William Newell, 80, of Grantsville, died Monday, June 18, in Louis A. Johnson Veteran's Medical Center, Clarksburg.

He was born in Burnsville, the son of the late Cella and Iva Settles Newell. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and served in the Air Mail Photo Division of the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. He was a former chief of police in Spencer and was a former carpenter. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge, Grantsville.

Surviving are his wife, Clara Belle Newell; one son, James Newell of Grantsville; one brother, Jack Newell of Clarksburg; four sisters, Penny, Mary, Doris, and Faye; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two daughters, two brothers, and one sister.

Graveside rites will be held Friday, 2 p.m., at Sand Ridge Cemetery, with Rev. Cleston Garrett officiating. Military graveside services will be conducted by Roane County American Legion Post #21. Visitation is on Friday, noon to 1 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 30 Oct 2003

WALTER NEWELL

Walter Harold Newell, 76, of Vienna, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Calhoun County, the son of the late Gerald and Maude Schartiger Newell. He was a retired supervisor for Monarch-Teledyne Rubber Co. and attended North Parkersburg Baptist Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Donna Kirk of Mansfield, Ohio; three step-daughters, Pansy Gayheart of Massillon, Ohio, Frances Bolyard of Dexter City, Ohio, and Glenna Hovatter of Thornton; four brothers, Gerald Newell, Jr., and Harry Newell, both of Orma, Donald Newell of Marlboro, Ohio, and Leon Newell of Mogadore, Ohio; two sisters, Emogene Robinson of Tanner and Ellodene Gherke of Pennsylvania; several grandchildren and great-grand-children; and friend and companion, Eloise Sinnett of Vienna.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Billie Newell; two step-sons, Dallas Boyd and Charles Boyd; and one grandson, Randy Bolyard.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Evangelist Corley Miller officiating, and burial in Orma United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation was also scheduled on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 26 March 2009

AUDENA NEWHART

Audena E. Newhart, 97, of Williamstown, died Thursday, Mar. 19, 2009, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of John and Ruby Fox Morgan.

She had taught school in a one-room school in Calhoun County and later was employed by American Viscose. She was a member of Williamstown Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are one son, Allen R. Newhart of Williamstown; two grandsons; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Joy Stevens of Grantsville.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Charles Richard "Dick" Newhart, on Oct. 19, 1991; four brothers, Arthur, Bob, Owen and Quinton Morgan; and five sisters, Imogene Campbell, Dolly Morgan, Lenora Davis, Pauline Morgan and Betty Morgan.

Services were held at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home, Marietta. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery, Williamstown.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 20 November 2008

HUNTER ANDREW NICELY

Hunter Andrew Nicely, one, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at his home of Walker Warburg Syndrome.

Surviving are his parents, Ralph and Michelle Nicely of Charleston, grandparents, Sonny Marcum of Belle, Kimberly Marcum of Elkview and Candi and J. R. Hinkley of Elkview; great-grandparents, J. D. and Lorene Hathaway of Elkview, formerly of Calhoun County.

Services were held at Hafer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paris Workman officiating. Burial was in Elk Hills Memorial Park, Big Chimney.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 8 September 2005

DARRELL NICHOLAS

Darrell J. Nicholas, 56, of Orma, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005, at home.

He was born at Orma, the son of the late Warren and Delphia Riffle Nicholas. He was a farmer.

Surviving are two brothers, Wesley Nicholas and wife Barbara of Orma and Vance Nicholas and wife Lucille of Orrville, Ohio; one sister, Esther Wilson and husband David of Grantsville; and special friend and companion, Sharon Sue Shaffer.

He was preceded in death by one infant brother.

Graveside services were held at Conley Cemetery, Bear Run, Orma.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 20 October 2005

DOY NICHOLAS

Doy D. Nicholas, 85, Of Orma, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005, at his home.

He was born near Orma, the son of the late Walter and Dora Nicholas Cottrill. He was a farmer and timberman and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Orma.

Surviving are his wife, Rena Groves Nicholas; two sons, Robert Nicholas and Junior McCumbers, both of Orma; and one brother; Ronzel Nicholas of Orma.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Alma Collins and Anna Lee Snyder.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, 1 p.m., at Conley Cemetery, near Orma, with Rev. Carl Marks officiating. Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, is in charge of arrangements.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" – 03 April 2003

ERIC GLEN NICHOLAS

Eric Glen Nicholas, 32, of Orma and Louisburg, N.C., died Sunday, Mar. 30, in an automobile accident in Franklin County, N.C.

He was the son of Mary B. Nicholas of Orma and the late Earlie Nicholas. He was employed by CTC Construction Co.

Surviving in addition to his mother are two sons, Dylin and Skylar Nicholas of Dunbar; five sisters, Margaret Haynes of Reedy, Sible DeWeese of Orma, Donna Epling of Spencer, Dwanna Carpenter of Cleveland, Ohio, and Regina Falls of Smithville, Ohio; three brothers, Roger McCumbers of Smithville, and George Nicholas and Frederick Nicholas, both of Louisburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were-scheduled Wednesday, 2 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Mark Gerwig officiating, and burial in Orma U.M. Church Cemetery. Visitation was scheduled at the funeral home on Wednesday from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 7 March 2002

JAMES NICHOLAS

James Nicholas, 57, of Chloe, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division.

He was the son of the late John and Elsie Cottrell Nicholas.

Surviving are his wife, Clara Ann Hamrick Nicholas; one son, John Nicholas of Ravenna, Ohio; three daughters, Kendra Wilmington and Kristin Hefley, both of Ravenna, and Jean Prinkey of Chloe; one brother, Jessie Ray Nicholas of Ravenna; two sisters, Opal Roosa of Ravenna and Marieta Smith of charlotte, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, one sister, and a grandson.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Carl Marks officiating. Burial was in Cottrell Cemetery, White Oak. "Calhoun Chronicle" - 20 Nov 2003

JANET NICHOLAS

Janet Nicholas, 74, of Massillon, Ohio, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio.

She was born in Massillon, the daughter of the late Chester and Lucille Vogt Heckathorn. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are three daughters, Judy Guthrie of Wilmont, Ohio, Carol Carson of Beach City, Ohio, and Donna Nicholas of Massillon; four sons, Joseph and Larry Nicholas, both of Massillon, David Nicholas of Canton, Ohio, Billy Nicholas of Justus, Ohio; one brother, Chet Heckathorn of Brewster, Ohio; three sisters, Betty Peterson of Canton, Corrine Kohl of Massillon and Eleanor Bocook of Brewster; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and special friends, Barb Gaut, Tabatha Jankiewiov, Linda Graber and Sue Lilenthal.

Services will be held Thursday, 2 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Carroll McCauley officiating. Burial will be in Orma Cemetery. Visitation is one hour prior to services.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" – 15 April 2003

IDA MAE NICHOLAS

Ida Mae Nicholas, 96, of Grantsville, died Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg.

She was born at Nobe, the daughter of the late, Albert Ross and Ida Mae Church Whipkey, and was a resident of Grantsville for 76 years.

Surviving are four sons, Cleston Nicholas and wife Helen and Ralph Nicholas, all of Grantsville, Charles Nicholas and wife Nina of Harrisville and Phillip Nicholas and wife Sharon of Parkersburg; four daughters, Colleen Burdette and husband Bob of Vienna, Phyllis Belt and husband Raymond of Tucson, Ariz., Sandra Richter and husband Chuck of Freeport and Grantsville and AIta Richards and husband Hobert of Big Springs; 24 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Ralph L. (Swifty) Nicholas; one son, Carroll; three grandchildren; one son-in-law; four sisters; and four brothers.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Robert Nicholas officiating. Burial was in Nobe Cemetery.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 14 February 2008

MISSOURIA KAY NICHOLAS

Missouria Kay Nicholas, 53, of Orma, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at St. Francis Hospital.

She was the daughter of the late Lizzie Nutter and Elbert Beckett.

She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Denver Nicholas; two daughters, Emma Howell and Melissa Nicholas, both of Orma; five step-children, David Nicholas, Joyce Stout and Robin McCumbers, all of Orma, Dale Nicholas of Alabama and Patrick Nicholas of Chloe; 12 step-grandchildren, Allen Nicholas, Chris Carpenter, Patricia West, Jordan Delaney, Lucas McCumbers and Carol McCumbers, all of Orma, Dean Nicholas of Arnoldsburg, Travis Nicholas of Chloe, Sean Carpenter of North Carolina, Kirstie Nicholas of Spencer, and Denver Nicholas and Timothy Nicholas of Alabama; 13 step-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Ruth Rhodes of Parkersburg, Evelyn Beckett of Orma, Margaret Rush of Sand Ridge and Barbara Taylor of North Carolina; two brothers, Danny Beckett of Chloe and Virgil Beckett of Millstone; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two infant sisters and one stepdaughter, Wanda Carpenter.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Elder George Rose officiating. Burial was in Nicholas Cemetery, Orma.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 24 January 2008

NINA ROSE NICHOLAS

Nina Rose Nicholas, 73, of Harrisville, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at Eagle Pointe Nursing Home, Parkersburg.

She was born in Grantsville, the daughter of the late Bernard V. and Goldie Reip Elliott. She graduated from Calhoun County High School in 1952 and worked as a cook at Harrisville Elementary School for 17 years. She was a member of Harrisville Baptist Church, where she had been a Sunday School teacher, deaconess, and member of the Hand Bell Choir.

Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Charles A. Nicholas; two daughters, Michelle D. "Shelly" Boyce of Parkersburg and Rebecca Rose Stemple of North Hills; one son, Charles Michael Nicholas of Vienna; nine grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, John Francis Elliott and an infant, and two sisters, Pauline Husk and Maxine Mattice.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Harrisville Baptist Church, with Pastor Robert Perine officiating, and burial in Harrisville IOOF Cemetery.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 20 July 2006

NORA NICHOLAS

Nora B. Nicholas, 66, of Lockney, died Wednesday, July 12, 2006, in Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center.

She was born in Lockney, the daughter of the late Charles O. and Dorothy May Hopkins. She was a private caretaker to elderly people in Calhoun and Gilmer counties. She had previously worked at SunBridge of Glenville.

Surviving are two daughters, Donna Brady of Caldwell and Pam Meadows of Lockney; two sons, Kenneth Schoolcraft of Glenville and Christopher Carafelli of Lockney; one step-sister, Shirley Barnhart of Massillon, Ohio; two step-brothers, Robert and Kenneth Brown, both of Massillon; five grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ninia Wornica and Hazel McCumbers.

Services were held at Rush Run Baptist Church with John Vannoy officiating. Burial was in Turner Cemetery, Lockney.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 6 March 2008

NYLE WILSON NICHOLAS

Nyle Wilson Nicholas, 79, of Dunbar, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at home.

He was the son of the late Hope Wilson Nicholas and Denver B. Nicholas of Grantsville.

He attended schools in Grantsville and Glenville State College. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, spent nine months in the Naval Hospital in Dublin, Ga., and served aboard aircraft carriers USS Midway and USS Coral Sea. He retired from Liquid Transport, Charleston, and was a member of First Baptist Church, Dunbar, and past master of O'Dell Lodge 115, AF&AM, Grand Lodge of West Virginia.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Doris R. Nicholas; one daughter, Linda Nicholas Smyser of Reston, Va.; two sons, Stephen Nyle Nicholas of Virginia Beach, Va., and Jeffrey Kyle Nicholas of St. Albans; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a very special girl, Breanna.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Karen Nicholas Fisher, and one great-grandson, Jacob Wade Nicholas.

Services were held at Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, with Rev. Thomas E. Stevens officiating. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery, near Grantsville.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 11 December 2008

PASTOR ERNEST NICHOLAS

Pastor Ernest Nicholas, 82, of Spencer, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at his home.

He was the son of the late Simon and Emma Etta Cottrell Nicholas.

He was a retired sawyer and pastor of Stoney Point New Hope Community Church, Altizer.

Surviving are his wife, Norma Rose Nicholas; step-children, Sharon and David Nicholas, Karen and George Hickman, Robin and Mitch Dobbins, Kevin and Ronda Rose, Roberta Noggle and Jarrett B. Rose; one brother, Denver Nicholas; three sisters, Maysel Monroe, Murl Nash and Ermal Jean Rogers; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; 16 step-grandchildren; and 17 step-great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Goldie Marks Nicholas; one son, Paul Nicholas; one daughter, Imogene Britton; one infant daughter; and two sisters, Maxine Wilson and Marie Taylor.

Services were held at Stoney Point New Hope Community Church, with Pastor Garry Bowen and Pastor Neal Brock officiating. Burial was in Nicholas Cemetery, Bear Run.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 9 November 2006

RALPH NICHOLAS, JR.

Ralph L. Nicholas, Jr., 70, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at The Arbors, Marietta, Ohio.

He was born in Calhoun County, the son of the late Ralph and Ida Whipkey Nicholas. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of Grantsville VFW.

Surviving are three brothers, Cleston Nicholas of Grantsville, Charles Nicholas of Harrisville and Phillip Nicholas of Parkers-burg; four sisters, Colleen Burdette of Vienna, Phyllis Belt of Tucson, Ariz., Sandra Richter of Freepont and Alta Richards of Big Springs; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Carroll Gene Nicholas.

Services will be held Friday, 1 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Carroll McCauley officiating. Burial will be in Nobe Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 28 December 2006

REV. ROBERT NICHOLAS

Rev. Robert H. "Preacher Bob" Nicholas, 72, of Glenville, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown.

He was born in Revere, the son of the late Hoy C. and Pauline Grogg Nicholas. He graduated from Tanner High School and attended Glenville State College. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War from 1953-1955. He was an instructor for W.Va. Baptist Convention School of Christian Studies, served on its executive board and chaired the committee on ministerial standing. He was moderator of Little Kanawha Baptist Association and chaired the committee on evangelism.

He was senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Glenville, and his ministry in Ohio and West Virginia spanned 43 years, during which time, he served as associate pastor of Blackhorse Baptist Church, Ravenna, Ohio, pastor of Chestnut Street Baptist Church, Wadsworth, Ohio, New England Baptist Church, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Enon Baptist Church, Sand Fork Baptist Church, Burnsville Baptist Church, and First Baptist Church, Grantsville, and interim pastor at First Baptist Church, Weston, and Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Mineral Wells.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Eleanor Bell Nicholas; four sons, Robert H. Nicholas II and Kenton Andrew Nicholas, both of Glenville, Eric Warren Nicholas of Cox's Mill and James E. Moore of Cedarville; two sisters, Betty Jo Roberts of Kent, Ohio, and Wilma Weaver of Parkersburg; one brother, Roger D. Nicholas of Snellville, Ga.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Friday, 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church, Glenville, with Rev. Ken Heiney officiating. Burial will be in Stalnaker Cemetery, Glenville. Visitation will be held Thursday, 3 to 8 p.m., at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Glenville First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 237, Glenville, WV 26351.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 9 Oct 2003

SHIRLEY CORRINE NICHOLAS

Shirley Corrine Nicholas, 69, of Carlton, Ga., formerly of Nicut, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at her home.

She was born at Rosedale, Braxton County, the daughter of the late Shirley and Beulah G. Schulte McCumbers. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Surviving are three daughters, Betty King of Nicut and Carol Bellew and Scheryl Bellew, both of Carlton; four brothers, Tony McCumbers of Streetsboro, Ohio, Chuck McCumbers of Rosedale, Roger McCumbers of Creston, Ohio, and Dink McCumbers of Orrville, Ohio; one sister, Colleen Dimculanguan of Rock Hill, S.C.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Nicholas.

Services will be held Thursday, 2 p.m., at Beech Grove Baptist Church, Nicut, with Pastor Steve Smith officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Run Cemetery, Nicut. Visitation was scheduled Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 3 October 2002

CHARLES NICHOLS

Charles Newton Nichols, 72, of Itmann, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, at home.

He was born in Clendenin, the son of the late John Robert and Anna Nichols. He was a retired television repairman.

Surviving are two daughters, Charlene Francis of Covel and Kathy Perry of Dunlow; two sons, Charles D. Nichols of Greenville, Tenn., and Ricky L. Nichols of Clendenin, and Maxine Green of Charleston; one brother, Jay Nichols of Grantsville; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Fields Nichols, on Apr. 8, 2000.

Services were held with Rev. W. Virgil Ross officiating. Burial was in Fields Cemetery, Walton.

(Larry Heffner)


Friday, June 04, 2004

The Parkersburg News and The Parkersburg Sentinel

Grace Nichols

Grace Nichols, 91, of Grantsville went to be with the Lord on June 2, 2004.

She was born at Richardson, a daughter of the late Francis M. and Roxie Blosser Connolly.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary Nichols and Juanita Bell and her husband, James Bell, all of Grantsville; one sister, Frankie Mowrey of Creston; one brother, Roy Connolly of Davisville, W.Va.; six grandchildren, Arthur Bell and Alan Bell of Grantsville, Holly Bell of Alexandra, Va., Connie Law of Parkersburg, Anita Godfrey of Canal Winchester, Ohio, and Elaina Nicholas of Geneva, N.Y.; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Buford Nichols; nine sisters; and three brothers.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Stump Funeral Home in Arnoldsburg, with the Rev. William Law and the Rev. Rick Godfrey officiating. Interment will be in the Mount Zion Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

(Kay Walker)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 27 July 2000

MARY NICHOLS

Mary Elizabeth Nichols, 71, of Arnoldsburg, died Friday, July 21, 2000, in Charleston Area Medical Center.

She was born in Romney, the daughter of the late W.S. and Elizabeth Hanna Dodrill.

She was raised in Clay and graduated from Clay County High School in 1947. She was a homemaker and was advertising manager for the formerly family-owned newspapers, The Clay Messenger and The Grantsville News.

Surviving are one son, Newton Nichols of Grantsville; two daughters, Mary Riffle of Charleston and Ellen Bowe of Cross Lanes; one sister, Shirley Bacon of Chapel Hill, N.C.; one brother, Bernard Dodrill of Chattanooga, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, M. K. Nichols, in 1996, and one brother, William Doddrill.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Bob Shannon officiating. Burial was in Orma Cemetery.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 26 October 2000

MAXINE NICHOLS

Maxine N. Nichols, 76, of Reedy, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, at The Willows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Parkersburg.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Leonard Nutter and Lydia Lukens Nutter Blosser. She was retired from Kellwood Corp. and was a member of Reedy Baptist Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Charlotte Sellers of Belpre, Ohio; five sisters, Bernice Cycyk of Mogadore, Ohio, Genevieve Carpenter of St. Albans, Marie Bird of Spencer, Frankie Houchin of Parkersburg and Wilca Stewart of Reedy; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Nichols; one grandson, Roger Dale Sellers II; two sisters, Vonnie Cline and Betty Sue Carper; and four brothers, Guy, Jr., Robert, Okey and Wayne Blosser.

Services were held at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer. Burial was in Hodam Cemetery, near Spencer.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 8 Apr 2004

ORAL NICHOLS

Oral Nichols, 82, of Bramblewood Village, near Grantsville, died Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital, Parkers-burg.

He was born at Leatherbark, the son of the late Perry and Vena Waggoner Nichols. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a former owner of Grantsville Garage. He was a member of Calhoun County Singers and attended Enon Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Lucy Nichols; five daughters, Gloria Kendall, Doris Reaser, Sheila Meadows, Charlotte McDonald and Annetta Perry; three sons, Larry, Millard and Garland Nichols; 17 grandchildren; and 22 great-grand-children.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Harry Siers officiating. Burial was in Egypt Ridge Cemetery, Spencer.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 12 October 2006

PAUL NICHOLS

Paul E. Nichols, 80, of Spencer, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at Roane General Hospital.

He was born at Clover, the son of the late George and Gatha Digman Nichols. He was an oilfield worker and retired from Pennzoil.

Surviving are his wife, Norma J. Nichols; one son, Mark A. Nichols of Spencer; two sisters, Opal Selmon of Grantsville and Brenice Little of Davisville; two brothers, Georgie Nichols of Grantsville and Burl Nichols of Mt. Zion; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Michael E. Nichols.

Services were held at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, with Rev. Danny Whited officiating. Burial was in Clover Cemetery.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" -10 May 2001

PERRY "Junior" NICHOLS

Perry J. "Junior" Nichols, 72, of Spencer, died Wednesday, May 2, 2001.

He was the son of the late Perry B. and Vena Wagoner Nichols. He was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War, a house painter and a Baptist.

Surviving are his wife, Hazel Nichols; five daughters, Violet and Norma, both of Spencer, Jewell of Ripley, and Lisa and Jodie; four sons, Slade, John, bill and Aaron, all of Spencer; one sister, Ruth; and one brother, Oral.

Private family graveside service was planned at a later date at Blessed Hope Cemetery, near Spencer.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 27 February 2003

DELBERT JUNIOR NICHOLSON

Delbert Junior Nicholson, 54, of Grantsville, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.

He was born at Gassaway, the son of Clara Nicholson of Arnoldsburg and the late Delbert L. Nicholson. He was a former employee of Flying W Plastics and a member of Norman Ridge Community Church and NRA.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Carol Hardman Nicholson; his step-father, Delmar Ray Hickman, Jr., of Grantsville; two daughters, Nancy Schoolcraft of Arnoldsburg and Karen S. Jenkins of Gassaway; two brothers, Leonard Nicholson of King George, Va., and Tim Nicholson pf Arnoldsburg; five sisters, Barbara Rienard of Woodbridge, Va., Sandra Hess of Glenville, Becky Nicholson of Lockney and Dolly Hickman and Donna Nicholson, both of Grantsville; and seven grandchildren.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 11 a.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with burial in Big Springs Cemetery.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 16 August 2001 (Obituary of Feb. 22, 1945]

MAGGIE NICHOLSON

Maggie J. Nicholson of Letter Gap, former resident of Triplett, died Feb. 11, 1945, at her home.

Surviving are her husband, Daniel Nicholson; one son, Harry O. Nicholson; four daughters, Helen, Noaka, Gene and Betty Nicholson; two nephews, Ben Nicholson of Milo and Earl Nicholson of Nicut; four nieces, Hallie Wiseman of Pennsylvania, Rosie Kincaid of Akron, Ohio, Edna Murray of Fairmont and Emma Graves of Nicut; and two grandsons, Pearl Nicholson of Akron and Earl Nicholson in the U.S. Navy.

Services were held at Norris Cemetery, Gilmer County.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 7 June 2007

MILDRED NICHOLSON

Mildred M. "Mick" Nicholson, 79, of Belpre, Ohio, died Friday, June 1, 2007, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late John and Leatha Lane Mace. She was a beautician in Parkersburg for 43 years and owned and operated Millie's Beauty Shoppe. She was a member of First Christian Church, Parkersburg, and Ladies Oriental Shrine, Parkersburg.

Surviving are one son, Kenneth Nicholson of Belpre; two granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Junior Mace of Clinton, Ohio, and Darrell Mace of Arnoldsburg; and one sister, Edna Bowers of Spencer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Bernie Nicholson, whom she married May 16, 1951; two sisters, Maude Smith and Ruth Mace; two infant brothers; one half-sister, Audrey Midcalf; and one half-brother, Eugene Nutter.

Services were held at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Belpre, with Pastor Harvey Greathouse officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Belpre.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 17 October 2002

WILMA NICHOLSON

Wilma P. Nicholson, 94, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002.

She was born in Industrial, the daughter of the late Rev, and Mrs. Clyde West. She graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi, with a degree in education. She taught school in Falling Rock, Kanawha County, and later taught piano to young residents of Grantsville. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Grantsville.

Surviving are one son, William of Jacksonville (with whom she resided); two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jennings; one brother, Leland; and one sister, Mildred.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 2 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Bill Taylor officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church Building Fund, Grantsville, WV 26147, or Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 9 October 2008

TIMOTHY EUGENE NOGGLE

Timothy Eugene Noggle, 66, of Orma, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at his home.

He was born at Lodi, Ohio, the son of the late Marian Eugene Noggle and Fola Leatherman Noggle.

He was a dealer in real estate and autos.

Surviving are his wife, Roberta Rose Noggle; one son, Timothy Ryan Noggle; one brother, Mark Noggle; one sister, Lucinda Fulton; and family friends, Kevin Deweese and Jessica Durvin.

Services were held at Minnora United Methodist Church, with Rev. Mike Worf officiating.

(Larry Heffner)


WILLIS N. (Bill) NOLAN - Akron Beacon Journal September 18, 1997

NORTON - Willis N. (Bill) Nolan, 71, died Sept. 15, 1997, at Barberton Citizens Hospital.

He was born in Cuyahoga Falls and was a life resident of the Akron area. Willis was self-employed as a truck driver, retiring in 1988. He was a member of the Rittman V.F.W. Post 1610, and a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army.

Preceded in death by son, Larry; brothers, Gaylord, Bob and Jimmy; and sisters, Clara and Winifred, he is survived by wife, Patti; sons and daughters-in-law, Garry and Bonnie of Memphis, Tenn., Michael and Denise of Vienna, W. Va., Marc and Holly of Scottsdale, Ariz.; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Danny Butts of Garland, Texas; stepson, Johnie Kinder of Akron; stepdaughters, Jerri Kinder of Parkersburg, W. Va., Mrs. Vickie Garner of Rockville, Md.; 17 grand-children, six great-grandchildren; brother, Frank of Florida; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Friday, 9 a.m., at the Hahn Funeral Home, Donald Savell officiating. Interment at Lower Fink Cemetery in Orma, W. Va. Calling hours will be TODAY, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. (Hahn, Barberton, 825-2467.)

(Kimberly Nolan Frederick)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 12 October 2006

ARNOLD RAY NORMAN

Arnold Ray Norman, 83, of Orma, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston.

He was born at Beech, the son of the late Isaac Homer and Lula Brannon Norman. He was a farmer and attended Fairview Union Church.

Surviving are one brother, Orville Norman of Orma; one sister, Pearl Conrad of Orma; one aunt, Zadia Greathouse of Richwood; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Bunker Norman, Isaac Homer Norman, Jr., and William Norman, and three sisters, Murl Norman, Irene Norman and Ona Helmick.

Services will be held Friday, 3 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Burial will be in Norman Family Cemetery, Beech. Visitation will be Friday, 1 to 3 p.m., at the funeral home.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 14 February 2002

BETTY NORMAN

Betty J. Norman, of Norton, Ohio, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002.

She was a resident of Norton for over 40 years and was a member of Sherman Church of Christ, Norton.

Surviving are her husband, Jerry; one son, Bruce Norman of Norton; four grandchildren; six brothers; one sister, who was also a close friend; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services were held at Sherman Church of Christ with Bill Stone officiating. Burial was in Collins Community Cemetery, Stumptown, with Evangelist Gene Miller officiating.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 8 June 2006

BESSIE NORMAN

Bessie L. "Tootsie" Norman, 81, of Parkersburg, died Sunday, June 4, 2006, in the Willows of Parkersburg.

She was born in Gilmer County, the daughter of the late Frank and Olga L. Kennedy Norman. She was a former employee of Rubber Fabricators and was a childcare giver to many. She was a member of Lower Steer Run Baptist Church, Normantown.

Surviving are two step-children, Michael Norman of Parkersburg and Carolyn Emrich of Belpre; two sisters, Mary Wilmoth and. Frances Chadwell, both of Normantown; five step-­grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 14 years, Edison Norman, in 1986; one step-son, Gary Norman; two sisters, JoAnn Huff and Margaret Ruth Turner; and two brothers, Jack and Ewing James.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 10 a.m., at Lower Steer Run Baptist Church, with Elder Mark Minney officiating.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 26 October 2000

EDNA NORMAN

Edna Lambert Norman, 88, of Stumptown, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, at her home.

She was born at Gip, the daughter of the late William H. and Kate Lynch Lambert. She was a member of Shock Church of Christ.

Surviving are three sons, Lacy Brooks Norman of Aurora, Ohio, Jerry Norman of Norton, Ohio, and Kenneth Dale Norman of Shock; four daughters, Lela Keim of Hyndman, Pa., Glenna Miller of Normantown and Kate Miller and Patty Miller, both of Windham, Ohio; 23 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; three great-great- grandchildren; one brother, Don Lambert of Windham; and one sister, Bernice Miller of Windham.

She was preceded in death by her husband, E.C. "Eck" Norman, in 1983; one daughter, Nina Jean; one grandson, Chad Norman; four brothers, Fred, Ernest, Charley and Lee Lambert; and three sisters, Mae Rogers, Bessie Conley and Greta King.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Evangelist Gene Miller officiating, and burial in Collins Community Cemetery, Stumptown. Visitation was also scheduled one hour prior to services.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 1 June 2000 & 8 Jun 2000

EVERETT (Bill) GEORGE NORMAN

Everett (Bill) George Norman, 68, died Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was the son of the late Oak Festus and Nellie Church Norman. He was a construction worker and a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and VFW Post 5959.

Surviving are nine sons, Timothy D. Norman, Dennis L. Norman and Kenneth G. Norman, all of Grantsville, Everett Dorsie Norman of Huntington, Randall A. Norman of South Charleston, Everett Steve Norman of Letart, Oakie Dewayne Norman of Big Bend, Donald Lee Norman of Trace Fork and Richard Norman of West Salem, Ohio; two daughters, Ola L. Mowrey of Creston and Sherry Smeltzer of Miamisburg, Ohio; four sisters, Virginia Fielding of Baltimore, Md., Virgie Yoak and Betty Bennett, both of Akron, Ohio, and Thelma Stutler of Paden City; 25 grandchildren, Daniel Norman, Andrew Norman, Joshua Norman, Brandi Richards, Ashley Knight, Alex Norman, Brady Norman, Jessica Norman, Stephanie Smeltzer, Anddrew Smeltzer, Natasha Norman, Dawn Norman, Sara Jones, Richard Dewayne Norman, Lucas Norman, Nina Norman, Beverly Keel, Trisha Norman, Jonathan Norman, Jennifer Norman, Robert Norman, Tonya Norman, Debra Goodwin, Brannen Jones and Vanessa Jones; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Daniel Norman, and one sister, Velma Collins.

Services will be held Thursday, 4 p.m., at Pleasant hill United Methodist Church, with Rev. Alfred hickman officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday, 2 to 4 p.m., at the church.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 14 June 2001 (Obituary of Jan. 30, 1930)

FLORINDA NORMAN

Florinda Norman, 68, of South Grantsville, died Jan. 15, 1930.

She was born near Normantown, the daughter of the late Jacob S. and Clemantine Boggs. She was baptized in her youth by Rev. John Stump and united with Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and joined Bethlehem Baptist Church when she moved to Grantsville.

Surviving are her husband since 1903, John Norman; one brother, and 11 nieces and nephews.

Services were held in the home by Rev. M.P. Lowe and at Steer Run Baptist Church by Rev. Whitt Stump. Burial was in Orton Cemetery on her old home farm.

(Larry Heffner)


“Calhoun Chronicle" – 15 July 2010

JERRY BRUCE NORMAN

Jerry Bruce Norman, 71, of Norton, Ohio, and Shock, died Sunday, July 11, 2010, after a battle with lung cancer.

He was born in Shock, the son of Eck and Edna Lambert Norman.

Following graduation from Normantown High School, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps for three years. He retired from his construction company in Ohio. He was a member of Church of Christ and donated the lot on which the Steer Creek building now stands.

Surviving are one son, Bruce Anthony Norman; four grandchildren; his companion and caretaker, Bonnie Brenner; two brothers, Brooks Norman of Aurora, Ohio, and Dale Norman of Shock; three sisters, Lela Wilson of Malta, Ohio, and Kate Miller and Patty Miller, both of Shock; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Boatright Norman, and two sisters, Nina Norman and Glenna Miller. Services will be held Thursday, 1 p.m., at Steer Creek Church of Christ, Stumptown, with Gene H. Miller officiating.

Burial will be in Collins Community Cemetery. Visitation is on Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the church. Memorial service will be held Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m., at the residence of Bonnie Brenner, 4555 Roop Ave., Norton, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Steer Creek Church of Christ.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 07 June 2001 (Obituary from January 1930)

MRS. JOHN NORMAN

Mrs. John Norman, 68, of South Grantsville died at home on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1930.

Surviving are her husband who was formerly engaged in the livery and feed business in Grantsville.

A short service was held at the home on Thursday evening and a service and burial was held on Friday at Orton Cemetery, Gilmer County, with Rev. Whitt Stump officiating.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 1 February 2001

MABEL NORMAN (Obituary from 1956)

Mabel Garretson Norman, 65, of Amesville, Ohio, died Monday, June 5, 1956 in a Parkersburg hospital.

She was born at Burning Springs, May 24, 1891, the daughter of the late John and Nancy Tallman Dawson. She was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Calhoun County.

She is survived by her husband, Wirt Norman; three sons, John W. Garretson of Barberton, Ohio, Gordy H. Garretson of Spencer and Denver Garretson of Annamoriah; four daughters, Gladys Johnson of El Paso, Tex., Mildred Metz of Jacksonville, Fla., Virginia Cooper of Parkersburg and Edith McCormick of Spencer; 14 grandchildren; three brothers, W.S. Dawson of Creston, James Dawson of Charleston and Kelsey Dawson of Mt. Zion; three sisters, Ida Lockhart of Whitehall, Mich., Mrs. Jay Bohn of Parkersburg and Etta Tucker of Parkersburg; and seven step-children.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert L. Garretson, in 1947.

Services were held at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. W.D. Dodson officiating. Burial followed in McCray Cemetery, Creston.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 15 August 2002

SHARON NORMAN

Sharon Norman, 52, of Steele Hollow Road, Spencer, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002, at Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Big Otter.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Loren and Katherine Stump. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Orland Norman; two sons, Jeffrey Norman and Jerry Norman, both of Spencer; one daughter, Jennifer Wilson of Spencer; four brothers, Glen Stump of Arnoldsburg, Steve Stump of Smyrna, Tenn., Dwayne Stump of Spencer and Clifford Stump of Arnoldsburg; four sisters, Joyce Miller and Vickie Carpenter, both of Spencer, Charlene Wagoner of Gauley Bridge and Jewell Bastardo of New Jersey.

Visitation was scheduled Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 28 December 2006

ADA NUTTER

Ada Z. Nutter, 88, of Grantsville, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Amos and Virginia Craddock Gibson. She was a former employee of Chancellor Hotel cafeteria, Parkersburg, and a member of Enon Baptist Church.

Surviving are one son, Richard Hosey of Grantsville; one daughter, Linda Bishop of San Bernadino, Calif.; three grand-children; five great-grandchildren; and caregiver, Dianne Taylor of Grantsville.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Hale Hosey, and her second husband, Gale Nutter.

Services will be held Friday, 1 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Mike Worf officiating. Burial will be in Gibson Cemetery, Arnoldsburg. Visitation will be Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

(Larry Heffner)


[ANDERSON] "RAY" NUTTER

Funeral services for Ray Nutter, 58, of Fleming. O., who died at his home at 5:50 a.m. Monday, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Warren Chapel Church by the Revs. Ruby and Charles Wilkinson.

He was born Nov. 27, 1899, at Rocksdale, W. Va., a son of the late Charlie Nutter and Nancy Mitchell Nutter.

Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Ruth Everson Nutter; one son, Leman Nutter of St. Albans; one daughter, Mrs. Rachel Benidicts of Fleming, O.; three grandchildren; two brothers, O.J. Nutter of Vienna and C.B. Nutter of Fleming; two sisters, Mrs. Effie Tucker of Oakland Md., and Mrs. Eva Sampson of Belpre; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sons, Rex and Foster Forrest.

Burial will be in the Warren Chapel cemetery. The body will be returned today to the family residence, where friends may call until time for the services. - Buried Washington County, Ohio - GRAVE PHOTO

Source: Unknown newspaper; date unknown.

(Charlene Sampson Ramel)


The Hur Herald, 02/23/2008

BESSIE P. NUTTER

Bessie P. Nutter, 78, of Fleming, Ohio Bessie P. Nutter, 78, of Fleming, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Muskingum Valley Nursing Home in Beverly, Ohio. Bessie was born March 16, 1929, in Rocksdale, W.Va., to the late Ralph and Emma Craddock Sampson.

She is survived by one daughter, Dianna (Pete) Wallace of Fleming, Ohio, and one son, Dennie Nutter of Reedsville, Ohio; three granddaughters, Cassie Nutter of South Carolina, Tammy Wallace (Joe) Thomas and their children, Braden Sheppard and Jasmine Thomas of Fleming, Ohio, and Melissa Piatt (Tim) Morris and their daughter, Alexandria Morris, of Kilbuck, Ohio; two grandsons, Kevin Wallace and his son, Cameron Wallace, of Fleming, Ohio, and Doug (Vicky) Piatt and their children, Hannah, Levi and Hunter, of Mississippi; and one sister, Nina Mae Saunders of Latta, S.C.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Deo E. Nutter, on June 21, 1998; one daughter, Linda Sue Piatt Sands; five sisters, Vivan Simpson, Thelma Roach, Levil, Velta and Alta Starcher; and five brothers, Ralph, Frank, Ernest, Holly and Sarse Sampson.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel in Marietta. Burial will follow at Warren Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. -- GRAVE PHOTO

Online condolences may be made to www.hadleyfuneralhomes.com

(Franklin Sampson)


"Washington County Man Tractor Victim"

COMMODORE B. NUTTER

Commodore Nutter, 69, of Fleming, Rt 1, Washington County, O., a school teacher for many years and a brother of O.J. Nutter of Vienna, was killed shortly after 9 a.m. yesterday when a tractor he was operating on his sons farm overturned, pinning him beneath it.

Washington County Sheriff Richard Ellis said the fatal accident occurred as Nutter and G. W. Richards, also of Fleming, Rt. 1, were building a line fence between their two properties. The Warren Twp. volunteer rescue squad rushed the victim to the Marietta Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The victim was born at Rocksdale, W.Va on May 11 1896, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nutter. He married Leota Kerby, who died in 1957.

Mr. Nutter had lived in Calhoun County, W.Va. before coming to Warren Twp. nine years ago. He had been a public school teacher for 35 years and since his retirement had been engaged in farming. He was a member of the Warren Chapel Methodist Church. One son and one daughter survive, Deo Nutter of Fleming Rt 1 and Mrs. Genevieve Ludlow of Columbus. There are five grandchildren. One brother and two sisters survive. O.J. Nutter of Vienna, W.Va; Mrs Effie Tucker of Belpre; and Mrs. Eva Sampson of Coolville. *Three brothers preceded him in death.

The body is at Doudna & McClure Funeral Home in Marietta.

Source: The Parkersburg Sentinel, Wed., August 25, 1965

*This is incorrect. Two brothers, Anderson "Ray" and Oren Nutter, and one sister, Sarah A., preceded Uncle Commodore in death. csr

(Charlene Sampson Ramel)


The Times Record/Roane County Reporter - Thursday, 14 Nov 1968, pg 10

Dallas D. Nutter

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Sinnett Funeral Home in Spencer for Dallas D. Nutter, 74, of Arnoldsburg, who died Tuesday in a Parkersburg Hospital, after a long illness, the Rev. Leon Strickland will officiate, followed by burial in the family cemetery in Calhoun County.

Born in Leatherbark, Calhoun County, he was a son of the late Commodore and *Ida Nutter. A veteran of World War I, he was a retired farmer and stockman.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs Rhetta Ash Nutter, two sons, Jennings and Delbert Nutter, both of Arnoldsburg; two daughters, Mrs Goldie Kelley of Parkersburg, and Mrs Eula Snider of Boaz; two grandchildren.

[* Ida M. Ash Nutter]

(Franklin Sampson)


The Marietta Times - Monday, June 29, 1998, pg A2

Fleming-- Deo E. Nutter, 72, of Fleming Route 1 died at 3:34 p.m. Sunday (June 21, 1998) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born June 11, 1926, in Rocksdale W.Va., to Commodore B. and Leota Kerby Nutter. He retired as a crane operator for Dravo Corp. He was a member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 168, Marietta, and had attended Souls Harbor Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Bessie Sampson Nutter, whom he married June 20, 1947; one daughter, Dianne Wallace and her husband Pete, of Fleming Route 1; one son, Dennie Nutter of Reedsville; three granddaughters, Cassie Nutter of Reedsville, Tammy Wallace Sheppard and her husband Eric of Parkersburg and Melissa Piatt Morris and her husband, Tim, of Killbuck; two grandsons, Kevin Wallace of Troy, and Doug Piatt and his wife Vicky of Marietta; and one sister, Genevieve Powell of Marietta.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Sue Piatt Sands, on Oct. 21, 1992; one daughter in law Rhonda Nutter; his parents, one brother, Verlan Nutter; and one sister, Evangeline Nutter.

Services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hadley Funeral Home in Marietta with Pastor Robert Hughes officiating. Burial is in Warren Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. -- GRAVE PHOTO

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

(Franklin Sampson)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 11 April 2002

ELLEN NUTTER

Ellen L. Nutter, 76, of Hockingport, Ohio, died Sunday, Apr. 7, 2002, at her residence.

She was born in Grantsville, the daughter of the late Mellie Franklin and Inda Richards Parsons.

She was a homemaker and attended Faith Chapel Church, Coolville, Ohio.

Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Robert Nutter; five daughters, Donna Jean Roark, Sherlin Smith, Sheila Sams and Patty Haning, all of Hockingport; and Maxine Headley; one sister, Lucy Roberts of Hockingport; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Ressie, Leo and Lynn Parsons, and three sisters, Irene Roberts, Alma Boggs and Lorraine Parsons.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 1 p.m., at White-Moquin Funeral Home, Coolville, with Rev. Wilbert Lowe officiating, and burial in Stewart Cemetery, Hockingport.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 6 April 2000

OLIVE NUTTER

Olive P. Nutter, 82, of Elizabeth, died Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2000, at her home.

She was born at Industry, Wirt County, the daughter of the late Gilbert J. and Rebecca Monroe Davis. She was a licensed practical nurse and a member of the nursing staff at Calhoun General Hospital for many years.

Surviving are one daughter, June Miller of Kent, Ohio; two sons, Jack Nutter of Creston and Rodney Nutter of Akron, Ohio; one sister, Berle Ostrowski; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Forrest Nutter; one sister, Opal Cooper; and one great-grandson.

Memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. Her body was donated to West Virginia University Human Gift Registry.

(Larry Heffner)


The Marietta Times - Monday, July 14, 1958, pg 13

Ray Nutter, 58, died Monday at 5:50 a.m. at his home in Barlow Twp.

He was born Nov. 27, 1899, in Calhoun County W.Va., a son of the late Charles C. and Nancy Mitchell Nutter. On April 4, 1920 he married Ruth Everson.

His wife survives with one son and one daughter, Leeman Nutter of St. Albans, W.Va. and Mrs Rachel Benedict of the home.

Two children are deceased, Rex Nutter and Forest Nutter who was a casualty of World War II. There are three grandchildren. Two brothers and two sisters survive, O. J. Nutter of Vienna, C. B. Nutter of Fleming; Mrs Ellie Tucker of Oakland, Md.; and Mrs Eva Sampson of Belpre.

Mr. Nutter was a farmer. He came to Belpre in 1949. He was a member of the Walnut Grove Methodist Church at Rocksdale W.Va. and of Cremo Lodge No. 202, Knights of Pythias.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Warren Chapel Methodist Church with Rev. and Mrs Charles Wilkinson officiating. Burial will be in the Warren Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call at the Doudna & McClure Funral Home until Tuesday morning when the body will be taken to the family home. - Buried Washington County, Ohio - GRAVE PHOTO

(Franklin Sampson)


The Marietta Times - Monday, November 19, 1990, pg A8

VINCENT- Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday for Ruhamah Ruth Nutter, 89, of Vincent Rt. 1.

Mrs Nutter died at 12:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 17, 1990) in St. Joseph's Hospital at Parkersburg. She had been a resident of Arcadia Nursing Home at Coolville for 2 1/2 years.

Burial will be in Warren Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Mrs. Nutter had lived in Calhoun County, W.Va. before moving to the Marietta area in 1949. She was a member of the Warren Chapel United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and Garnet Rebekah Lodge at Watertown.

She was born Sept. 10, 1901 in Calhoun County to Asa and Anna Kerby Everson. On April 4, 1920 she married Anderson Ray Nutter. He died July 14, 1958.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Lexie Leeman Nutter Sr., Veyon Rex Nutter and Foster Forest Nutter.

She is survived by one daughter, Rachel A. Haught of Little Hocking; two sisters, Loris Waggoner of Arnoldsburg, W.Va. and Doris Harpold of Gay W.Va.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. - Buried Washington County, Ohio - GRAVE PHOTO

(Franklin Sampson)


RUHAMA RUTH NUTTER

Ruhamah Ruth Nutter, 89, of Vincent, died Saturday afternoon, November 17, 1990, in the St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg. She was a resident of the Arcadia Nursing Home, Marietta for the past 2 1/2 years.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Asa and Anna Kerby Everson. She had lived in Calhoun County before moving to the Marietta area in 1949. She was a member of the Warren Chapel United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and Garnet Rebekah Lodge of Watertown.

She is survived by one daughter, Rachel A. Haught of Little Hocking; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and two sisters, Loris Waggoner of Arnoldsburg, and Doris Harpold of Gay, W.Va.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Anderson Ray Nutter, in 1958; and three sons, Lexie Leeman Nutter Sr., Veyon Rex Nutter and Foster Forest Nutter.

Services were scheduled for Tuesday, at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home, with burial in the Warren Chapel Cemetery.

Source: unknown newpaper; Nov. ? 1990.

(Charlene Sampson Ramel)


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