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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.

Karen L. Simon

Karen L. Simon, 49, of Little Hocking passed away Friday (August 15, 2014) at 11:22 am at Camden Clark Hospital in Parkersburg, WV.  She was born December 11, 1964, in Marietta a daughter of Richard and Kathleen Treadway Wagner of Barlow.  Karen was a homemaker.

Date of Death: 
Fri, 08/15/2014
Date of Service: 
Wed, 08/20/2014
Service Time: 
4:00 pm
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Mary B. Matthews

Mary B. Matthews passed away at the age of 89 on Sunday, August 10, 2014, at Emeritus at Marietta.  She was born in Cambridge, Ohio, the daughter of the late Roy and R. Blanche Mendenhall on October 16, 1924.  The family moved to Marietta in 1928.  Mary graduated from Marietta High School in 1942.

Date of Death: 
Sun, 08/10/2014
Date of Service: 
Wed, 08/13/2014
Service Time: 
10:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Jennie D. Flowers Ashby

Jennie D. Flowers Ashby, 83, of Williamstown, passed away August 1, 2014 at Heartland of Marietta.

Date of Death: 
Fri, 08/01/2014
Date of Service: 
Sun, 08/10/2014
Service Time: 
2:30 pm
Service Location: 
Williamstown Church of God

Mary Jo Patterson

Mary Jo Bonnette Patterson, 67, of Marietta passed away at 6:30 pm, Sunday August 3, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  She was born August 19, 1946, in Marietta a daughter of Forrest and Eula Snider Bonnette.  Mary was a graduate of Marietta High School, Class of 1964, and from Marietta Area School of Practical Nursing in 1965.  She had been employed by Dr.

Date of Death: 
Sun, 08/03/2014
Date of Service: 
Sat, 08/09/2014
Service Time: 
4:00 PM
Service Location: 
Unitarian Universalist Church

Joann Walsh Farley

Joann Walsh Farley, 77, of Covington, GA, passed away at 5:00 pm, Monday August 4, 2014 at Newton Medical Center.

Date of Death: 
Mon, 08/04/2014
Date of Service: 
Fri, 08/08/2014
Service Time: 
1:00 pm
Service Location: 
East Lawn Memorial Park

Iva Irene Davis Schilling

Iva Irene Davis Schilling, 83 of Marietta, passed away August 6, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  She was born April 12, 1931, a daughter of Dale M. Davis and Mildred I. (Koehnlein) Davis.

Date of Death: 
Wed, 08/06/2014
Date of Service: 
Thu, 08/07/2014
Service Location: 
Private Services were held

Ruth Ellen Morgan

Ruth Ellen Morgan, 92, of Mobile, Alabama, formerly of Marietta passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Mobile.  She was born in Stanley County, NC, on May 22, 1922, a daughter of William A. and Sarah Hunycutt Lambert.

Date of Death: 
Sun, 07/20/2014
Date of Service: 
Sat, 08/02/2014
Service Time: 
10:00 am
Service Location: 
East Lawn Memorial Park Chapel

William E. Franks

William E. Franks, 78, of Macksburg passed away at 3:20pm Monday, July 28, 2014, at OSU East in Columbus following a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Date of Death: 
Mon, 07/28/2014
Date of Service: 
Fri, 08/01/2014
Service Time: 
11:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

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