Evelyn V. Denham, 90, of Bethesda, Ohio died Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at Cumberland Pointe Nursing and Rehab., St. Clairsville, Ohio. She was born January 7, 1919 in Belmont County a daughter of the late Lewis and Bertha Eberhart Shores
Evelyn was the retired owner-operator of the former Denhams Restaurant of Bethesda and a member of the Bethesda United Methodist Church
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Fred and Kenneth Shores
Surviving are her husband of 71 years, James C. Denham; a daughter Shirley (Tom) Lucas of Bethesda; sons, Lewis "Bud" (Randi) Denham of Mechanicsburg, Pa., David (Sherrie) Denham of San Antonio, Texas, Jim (Belinda) Denham of Belmont, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren
Friends were received Thursday, February 12 at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 322 North Main St., Bethesda, Ohio, where services were held Friday, February 13, burial in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda.
Vernon Wehr, 83, of Barnesville, Ohio died Monday, February 9, 2009 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born June 4, 1925 in Calais, Ohio a son of the late Hort Wehr and Faye Carpenter Wehr
Vernon was a Protestant. He and Marjorie enjoyed their CB radio friends and attended auctions together. He was retired from North American Coal Company #1 Mine of Powhatan; he was a former vice-president of the Powhatan local UMWA, chairman of the safety committee, and active with the UMWA throughout his career
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Saffell Wehr; sister Helma Stephen; brothers, Curtis, Donnie and William Wehr
Surviving are daughters, Becky (Darryl) Hughes of Cambridge, Ohio, Barbara (Ryan) Fair of Akron, Ohio, Rose (Dale) Brothers of Baltimore, Ohio; sons, William R. Nancy Wehr of Newport, Ind., Francis (Christie) Wehr of Lafferty, Ohio, and David (Lisa) Wehr of Butlerville, Pa.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters Eva Mae Brown of Warren, Ohio, Janet Stump of Fla., Norma Lee Schweikert of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Bernice Moore of Barnesville, Beverly Legg of Sugarcreek, Ohio, Velma Neuhart of Calais; brothers, Freddie Wehr of Columbus, Ohio, Lawrence Wehr, Norman (Diane) Wehr and Roger (Judy) Wehr all of Barnesville
Friends were received Thursday, February 12 at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 702 East Main St., Barnesville, Ohio where services were held Friday, February 13 with burial in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda, Ohio.
Shirley M. Amos, 83, of Bethesda, Ohio died Thursday, February 12, 2009 at Wheeling Continuous Care Center. She was born July 26, 1925 in Flushing, Ohio a daughter of the late Dwayne White and Hazel Dickson White
Shirley was a homemaker, a member of the Bethesda South Main St. Church of Christ, the Bethesda Senior Citizens. She also enjoyed bowling
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul F. Amos; a son, Randy Amos; a sister, Dorothy White; and brothers, Lloyd, Leslie and Emmett White
Surviving are daughters, Linda (Butch) Porter of Flushing, Ohio, Arlene (Cecil) Warner of Cadiz, Ohio, Paula Rathburn of Ind., Sue (Kevin) Grimes of Barnesville, Ohio; sons, Terry (Audrey) Amos of Bethesda, David (Veronica) Amos of Cambridge, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sisters, Donna Sexton, and Maxine White both of Flushing; brother, Emerson White of New Philadelphia, Ohio
Friends were received Sunday, February 15, 2009 at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 322 North Main St., Bethesda, Ohio where services were held Monday, February 16 with minister Tim Snyder officiating, burial in Long View Cemetery, New Athens, Ohio.
Donald R. VanFossen, 80, of Barnesville, Ohio died Thursday, February 12, 2009 at OVMC, Wheeling, W.V. He was born July 19, 1928 in Flushing, Ohio a son of the late Anson and Sarah VanFossen
Donald was retired from the Operating Engineers after 33 years of service, a veteran serving in the US Army during the Korean War, a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Disabled American Veterans , and the Barnesville American Legion
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Burdette VanFossen; sisters, Elsie and Lucille; brothers, Raymond, Fred, Russell and Earl
Surviving are his wife, Irene Pierce VanFossen; a daughter Redona (Richard) Truax; sons, Tim (Patricia) VanFossen and Mike (Tammy) VanFossen; step-daughters, Peggy (Keith) McMillan, Barbara (Chris) Ditto all of Barnesville; grandchildren, Shawn, Casey and Carly; several step-grandchildren
Friends were recieved Sunday, February 15 at Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 702 East Main St., Barnesville, Ohio where services were held Monday, February 16 with Pastor Richard Cox officiating, burial in Southern Cemetery, Barnesville. Belmont County Council Veterans of Foreign wars services were Monday, February 16.
Leo O. Howel
Leo O. Howell, 71, Barnesville, Ohio, died Saturday, February 14, 2009 at Emerald Pointe Nursing and Rehab. He was born May 26, 1937 in Barnesville, son of the late Ernest and Mildred (Coss) Howell
He served in the Army from September 26, 1961 until September 25, 1963. Leo was a protestant and was a former employee of Bob Howell Power Equipment. He was an avid hunter and fisherman
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Gene Howell, Glenn Howell and an infant brother and a sister, Betty Hague
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary V. (Null) Howell; two brothers, Ernest "Ernie" (Annabelle) Howell of Barnesville and James William "Billy" (Laura) Howell of Canton, Ohio; sister, Eileen Bennett of Cambridge, Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Beverly Howell Wharton of Barnesville and Betty L. Howell of Wooster, Ohio; two special nieces, Anita Wheeler and Dianne Stephens for whom he was guardian; several nieces and nephews and a special friend, Chris Hanes
There will be no visitation or service. Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut Street, Barnesville, Ohio is in charge of arrangements. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Guernsey. You can send condolences on line at: www.campbellplumlymilburnfuneralhome.com
John T. Shipley, 80, of Bethesda, Ohio died Saturday, February 14, 2009 at Barnesville Hospital. He was born March 20, 1928 in Blaine, Ohio a son of the late John Henry Shipley and Loretta Viola Harris Shipley
John was a Presbyterian and was retired from Consol Mining
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Sam and Virgil Shipley
Surviving are his wife, Ruth Fitzgerald Shipley; step-daughters, Saundra (Glen) Schrader of Delta, Ohio, Connie (Richard) Bork of Toledo, Ohio; a step-son, Eugene (Karen) Gribble of Napoleon, Ohio; a brother, Richard (Marilyn) Shipley of LaGrange, Ohio; 13 step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family, Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, 322 North Main St., Bethesda, Ohio is handling the arrangements.
David A. Stanle
David A. Stanley, 59, Barnesville, Ohio, died Sunday, February 15, 2009 in Arkansas. He was born September 17, 1949 in Salem, Mass
He served in the US Coast Guard and was a truck driver for Dartco. He was a member of Main Street Methodist Church and Swiss Hills Campers
He was preceded in death by his mother, Eileen Edna Stanley (7/22/2002) and sister, Beth Sampson (7/26/1995).
He is survived by his wife, Linda F. (Hinkley) Stanley; father, Wilbur Stanley of Barnesville; three daughters, Roberta (Dwight) Trader of Waterford, Ohio, Amy (Jeff) Rhodes of Massillon, Ohio and Jessica (Jeff) Wells of Barnesville; sister, Mary (Charlie) Morrison of Barnesville; and six grandchildren, Isaac and Ben Trader, Cassandra and Sidney Rhodes and Zachary and Alex Wells
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 Thursday and with the service 11 a.m. Friday, February 20 at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St, Barnesville, Ohio with Rev. Richard Cox officiating. Burial follows in Crestview Cemetery. Memorial contribitions may be made to Valley Hospice. Condolences at: www.campbellplumlymilburnfuneralhome.com