To find current obituaries please click
To find obituaries from 2001 forward please click
Glen Porter “Chief” Robinson, 76, of Lubeck, died
Monday, July 18, 2016, at his residence.
He was born at Frozen, the son of the late Earl V.
Robinson and Minnie B. Lawson Robinson.
At the age of seven, his family moved to Tanner, where
he lived until joining the U.S. Navy at age 17 in 1957. He retired as
Chief Signalman on Dec. 7, 1978, after 22 years of service. He earned a
bachelor’s degree in geology from Marietta College in 1981, retired from
W.Va. DEP as an oil and gas inspector in 2001, and retired from the
Federal EPA as a field inspector in 2005. He was a Third Degree Mason,
Coast Guard Reservist, lifetime member of Vietnam Veterans of America,
DVA No. 32, Davisville, and VFW.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Virginia Anne Engle;
one son, Richard L. Robinson; daughter-in-law, Teresa; one daughter,
Kelley S. Hardman; son-in-law, Justin; three grandchildren, Seanna Rose
Johnson, Dallas Gray Hardman and Ella Anne Hardman; two sisters, Helen
(Lloyd) Keith and Judy (Bill) Hardbarger; sister-in-law, Karey Jo Green;
and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, J. Shawn Robinson;
two brothers, Vinton R. Robinson and Melvin H. Robinson; and one
sister-in-law, Mary Jane Robinson.
Services will be held at Thursday, July 21, 2 p.m., at
Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 2333 Pike St., South Parkersburg. As per
his request, his remains will be buried at sea. Visitation will be
held on Thursday, noon to 2 p.m., at the funeral home. Another gathering
and food will be available immediately after the service in the
Meditation Room and Garden. Memorial contributions in his honor may be
made to DVA No. 32, P.O. Box 173, Davisville, WV 26142. Condolences can
be made at
Freddie Lounette Sturm, 94, formerly of Johnson St.,
Grantsville, and Grand Central Avenue, Vienna, died Wednesday, July 20,
2016, at The Wyngate at River’s Edge Senior Living, Proctorville, Ohio.
She was born in Houlka, Miss., the daughter of the late
Fred and Emma James.
She retired from Calhoun County Board of Education and
was a member of Order of Eastern Star and First Baptist Church,
Grantsville, and North Baptist Church, Parkersburg.
Surviving are two daughters, Linda Sturm of Huntington
and Patricia Propst and husband Mike of Grantsville; one son, Jim Sturm
and wife Jean of Proctorville; and four grandchildren, Zachary Propst
and wife Nikita of Reader, Carrie Propst of Knoxville, Tenn., Amy Sturm
of Huntington and Jason Sturm of Fayetteville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Sturm,
Jr., and one sister, Anna Grace Roberts. Graveside memorial service will
be held at a later date at the Sturm Family Cemetery, Mt. Zion.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/hall.
Dorma Alice Hartshorn, 84, of Grantsville, died Friday,
July 22, 2016, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg.
She was born in Shock, the daughter of the late Curtis
Ray and Mary Pearl Vanhorn Miller.
She had worked at Rubber Fabricators and retired from
B.F. Goodrich. She was a member of Shock Church of Christ.
Surviving are four sons, Lyle (Judy) of Mineral Wells,
Gary (Midge) of Big Bend, Kevin (Stephanie) of Grantsville and Colin (Lorina)
of Shock; one daughter, Carol (Harley) Collins of Petroleum; 16
grandchildren, Jessica, Justin, Boyd, Jeremiah, Gabriel, Cade, Clint,
Shayna, Michael, Brittany, Loretta, Scott, Jay, Andrew, Jarad and
Amanda; 26 great-grandchildren; two brothers, George and Willard; one
sister, Herma; and family friend, George Mouser.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and
Rondal, and one daughter-in-law, Susan and husband Boyd in 1994.
Services will be held Tuesday, July 26, 11 a.m., at
Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Evangelist Vernon Kerns
officiating. Burial will be in Collins Community Cemetery, Stumptown.
Visitation will be held Monday, July 25, 6 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday, July
26, 10 to 11 a.m., at the funeral home. Online condolences may be
Grace L. Wagoner, 91, of Big Bend, died Friday, July 22,
2016, at Minnie Hamilton Health System.
She was the daughter of the late Clara and Leamon
She was a lifelong member of Spruce Hollow Community
Surviving are one son, Gary Wagoner and wife Connie; one
daughter, Sharon Haymaker and husband Jim; eight grandchildren, Gary J.
Wagoner, Cheryl Richards, Barb Greathouse, Dustin and Stacey Wagoner,
Stephen Haymaker, Brian Wagoner and Tara Foster; two sisters, Edna
Radcliff of Big Bend and Lily Bush of Parkersburg; and several
great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Wagoner;
one son, Rodney Wagoner; one granddaughter, Rhonda Haymaker; three
sisters; and five brothers.
Services will be held Thursday, July 28, 2016, 2 p.m.,
at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Carroll McCauley
officiating. Burial will be in Wagoner Cemetery. Visitation will be
held Wednesday, July 27, 6 to 8 p.m., and Thursday, July 28, 1 to 2 p.m.,
at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.stumpfuneralhomes.com.
Janet L. Thomas, 79, formerly of Elizabeth, died
Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Arcadia Nursing Facility, Coolville, Ohio.
She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late
Lexie K. and Dollie M. Hughes Miller.
She was a member of Evangelical Methodist Church, Little
Surviving are two sons, Philip Thomas, Jr. (Beth), of
Little Hocking and Richard Thomas (Lottie) of Arnoldsburg; four
daughters, Beverly Roberts (Dale) of Coolville, Sandra Harmon (Jim) of
Belpre, Cathy Griener (Ron Martin) of New Cumberland and Linda Null
(Mike) of Elizabeth; one brother, Johnny Miller of Mt. Zion; two
sisters, Wanda L. Miller of Mt. Zion and Mary Riggs of Little Hocking;
and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip H.
Thomas, Sr.; one brother, Donald Miller; and one sister, Barbara Riggs.
Services will be held Tuesday, July 26, 11 a.m., at
Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St., South Parkersburg, with Pastor Ed
Beatty officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation
will be held Monday, July 25, 6 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lamberttatman.com