Our Promise to Your Family

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.

Jonathan W. Shaffer

Jonathan W. Shaffer, 62, of Reno passed away at 4:00 pm, Friday, January 12, 2018, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  He was born October 23, 1955, in Philadelphia, PA, a son of Howard and Anita Hummel Shaffer.
 
Jonathan was a Chemical Engineer with Zoetis Corporation and attended First United Methodist Church of Williamstown.
Date of Death: 
Fri, 01/12/2018
Date of Service: 
Thu, 01/18/2018
Service Time: 
11:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Maxine M. Piatt

Maxine M. Piatt, 93, of Marietta passed away at 5:10 am, Saturday, January 13, 2018.  She was born on January 11, 1925, in Graysville, OH to Clifford and Opal Williams Ring.
 
Maxine was a graduate of Graysville High School and was a homemaker.
 
Date of Death: 
Sat, 01/13/2018
Date of Service: 
Wed, 01/17/2018
Service Time: 
1:00 pm
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Catherine C. Bennett

 
Catherine C. Bennett, 89, formerly of Newport passed away at Care Haven of Pleasants at 5:50 pm, Friday, January 12, 2018.  She was born February 9, 1928, in Pleasants County, WV, to Richard and Sarah Belle Selman Bennett.
 
Date of Death: 
Fri, 01/12/2018
Date of Service: 
Wed, 01/17/2018
Service Time: 
10:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Ernest Edwin "Ed" DeLong

Ernest Edwin “Ed” DeLong, 77 of Newport, Ohio, fought the good fight and was called home on Friday, January 12, 2018, by his Lord and Savior while surrounded by his loved ones.

Date of Death: 
Fri, 01/12/2018
Date of Service: 
Tue, 01/16/2018
Service Time: 
11:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Ruby L. Bryner

Ruby L. Bryner, 74, of Marietta passed away 1106 am Wednesday January 10, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

Date of Death: 
Wed, 01/10/2018
Date of Service: 
Mon, 01/15/2018
Service Time: 
1:00 pm
Service Location: 
Open Door Baptist Church

Linda Thomas Griffith

Linda Faye Thomas Griffith, 71, of Belpre left this earth on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.  She was born August 31, 1946, a daughter of Wayne and Mable Gracy Thomas.
 
Date of Death: 
Wed, 01/10/2018
Date of Service: 
Fri, 01/12/2018
Service Time: 
6:00 pm
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Norman Gene Wynn

Norman Gene Wynn, 86, of Marietta passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at Marietta Center.  
 
Date of Death: 
Tue, 01/02/2018
Date of Service: 
Thu, 01/11/2018
Service Time: 
6:00 pm
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Virginia Lee Lemasters

Virginia Lee Lemasters, 85, of Marietta passed away at noon on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at her home.  She was born January 23, 1932, a daughter of Ernest R. and Mioma Poling.
 
Virginia was a switchboard operator for Ohio Bell Telephone Company and was a member of Tunnel United Methodist Church.
 
Date of Death: 
Thu, 01/04/2018
Date of Service: 
Mon, 01/08/2018
Service Time: 
1:00 pm
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

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