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We are a family-owned funeral home that has served the communities of Ohio and West Virginia for over 100 years. Our goal is to provide all of the families we serve a respectful and dignified service at a fair price. Whether a traditional service or more contemporary-style service, we try to meet all the needs of the individuals and families we serve.

Rosemary Nunn

Rosemary Nunn, 71, of Marietta passed away at 2:55am Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at The Arbors of Marietta.

Date of Death: 
Tue, 04/22/2014
Date of Service: 
Fri, 04/25/2014
Service Time: 
10:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Mildred Marie Handschumacher

Mildred Marie Handschumacher, 88, of Warner passed away at 12:00 pm Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.  She was born October 1, 1925, in Harriettsville, OH, a daughter of the late Alexander Joseph and Emma Leona Wallace Smithberger.  
 
Date of Death: 
Sun, 04/20/2014
Date of Service: 
Thu, 04/24/2014
Service Time: 
10:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Chester E. Hall

Chester E. Hall, 80, of Marietta died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his home.  He was born March 9, 1934, in Spencer, WV, a son of William Hall, Sr. and Irene Marie Nichols Hall.  Chet was employed at the age of 18 by the Ford Dealership and worked there as a mechanic until he retired at the age of 65.
 
Date of Death: 
Sat, 04/19/2014
Date of Service: 
Wed, 04/23/2014
Service Time: 
1:00 pm
Service Location: 
East Lawn Memorial Park Chapel

Evelyn Mary Bules Britton

Evelyn Mary Bules Britton of Marietta passed away on April 19, 2014.  She was born on December 4, 1927 to William and Florence Henderhan Bules.  
 
She married Russell G Britton on June 6, 1945 and celebrated 60 years of marriage before his death in 2006.  She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Arthur and Eugene.
Date of Death: 
Sat, 04/19/2014
Date of Service: 
Mon, 04/21/2014
Service Location: 
Private Services were held

Russel E. “Russ” Chidester

Russel E. “Russ” Chidester, 96, of Marietta passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at his home.  He was born on May 28, 1917, in Marietta a son of Albert Cleveland and Lenna D. Nicholson Chidester.  He was the owner and operator of Russ Chidester piano tuning from 1948 until 2010.

Date of Death: 
Sun, 04/13/2014
Date of Service: 
Thu, 04/17/2014
Service Time: 
11:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Cheryl “Cheri” French Thacker

Cheryl “Cheri” French Thacker, 58, of Marietta went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the home of her parents, Roger and Kathleen French of Marietta.  Cheri was born on June 4, 1956, in Marietta and graduated from Marietta High School in 1974.  She was employed at Amanda Marshall State Farm Insurance Agency.
 
Date of Death: 
Sat, 04/12/2014
Date of Service: 
Wed, 04/16/2014
Service Time: 
11:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

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