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.

Jeremy M. Thomas

Jeremy M. Thomas, 37, of Marietta passed away at 9:50 pm, Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  He was born July 31, 1980, in Marietta a son of Steve and Diane Adams Thomas of Marietta.
 
Date of Death: 
Sat, 10/21/2017
Date of Service: 
Wed, 10/25/2017
Service Time: 
1:00 pm
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Frances L. Taylor

Frances L. Taylor, 79, of Newport passed away at 9:34pm, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at the Washington County Home.  
 
She was born in Newport on May 7, 1938, a daughter of Simeon E. and Margaret Knopp Taylor.  
Date of Death: 
Wed, 10/18/2017
Date of Service: 
Mon, 10/23/2017
Service Time: 
11:00 am
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

John E. Coleman

John E. Coleman, 33, of Lowell passed away Monday, October 16, 2017, at his home.  He was born on December 20, 1983, in Marietta a son of James Charles and Gloria Kay Noland Coleman.
 
John was a graduate of Fort Frye High School and was employed at Miller Pipe Supply.  He loved fishing and hunting.
 
Date of Death: 
Mon, 10/16/2017
Date of Service: 
Sun, 10/22/2017
Service Time: 
1:30 pm
Service Location: 
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home

Mary Lou Gedel

Mary Lou Gedel, 92, a resident of Montgomery, AL, died on Monday, October 2, 2017.  
 
Date of Death: 
Mon, 10/02/2017
Date of Service: 
Sat, 10/21/2017
Service Time: 
10:00 am
Service Location: 
Oak Grove Cemetery

Dale Arthur Masters

Dale Arthur Masters, 90 years of age, passed away at home Tuesday, October 17, 2017. He was born in Washington County, Ohio on May 28, 1927, son of Harry E. and Blanch Mae Masters.
 
Date of Death: 
Tue, 10/17/2017
Date of Service: 
Fri, 10/20/2017
Service Time: 
11:00 am
Service Location: 
Soul's Harbor Baptist Church

Dolores M. Stephen

Dolores M Stephen, 90, of Marietta passed away at 11:50 pm, Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Heartland of Marietta.  She was born September 10, 1927, in Cleveland, OH, a daughter t

Date of Death: 
Sat, 10/14/2017
Date of Service: 
Mon, 10/16/2017
Service Location: 
no service at this time

Chris Jackson

Chris Jackson, 41, of Marietta passed away at his home at 8:30am, Friday, September 22, 2017.  He was born in Graysville, OH, to Carl and Nancy Conner Jackson of Monroe County.

Chris was employed at Wal-Mart as an Assistant Manager and was a member of Harborside Baptist Church.

Date of Death: 
Fri, 09/22/2017
Date of Service: 
Sun, 10/08/2017
Service Time: 
2:00 pm
Service Location: 
Evergreen Bible (Williamstown, WV)

Raymond “Cork” G. Welch

Raymond “Cork” G Welch, 80, of Marietta passed away at his home on October 3, 2017.  He was born November 20, 1936 in Clark County, Ohio to the late Joseph D and Helen (

Date of Death: 
Tue, 10/03/2017
Date of Service: 
Sun, 10/08/2017
Service Time: 
1:00 pm
Service Location: 
Christ Untied Methodist Church

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