Marguerite L. Hammett
Marguerite L. Hammett, 84, of St. Marys, died Sept. 25, 2002, at the Arbors, Marietta.
She was born March 8, 1918, in Pleasants County, a daughter of the late Clarence N. and Delphia Robinson Pettitt. She was a 1938 graduate of St. Marys High School, a member of the St. John's Catholic Church, and the church Altar Society. She was postmaster of the Willow Island Post Office for many years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of the NAPUS, where she received Postmaster of the Year in 1992. She was state service representative, and served on state and national committees, and was a tour guide at the national conventions of the U.S. Postal Service.
She is survived by three sisters, Marjorie Kyle of St. Marys, Fay Broemsen of Wheeling, WV., and Anna Lee Pettitt of St. Marys; one sister-in-law, Mae Hammett of St. Marys; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Hammett; one son, Captain Robert "Roddy" Hammett; one sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Clifford Bradfield; one brother, Clarence D. Pettitt; two sisters-in-law, Ellen Hammett and Catherine Shrier; and three brothers-in-law, John Kyle, Tom Hammett, and Paul Broemsen.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Catholic Church, St. Marys, with the Rev. Joseph Ezharath as celebrant. Burial will be in the Hammett Family Cemetery, Pleasants County. Calling hours from 2-9 p.m. today at the church. Rosary service will be recited at 7 p.m. today.
Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, is in charge of arrangements.
Lora V. Hardy
Lora V. Hardy of Pennsville, NJ, died Saturday.
She is survived by her daughters, Alice Gloor and Connie McCormick; one son, Allen Hardy; and six granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Russ Hardy; her brothers, Blaine and LeVaughn Powell; and three sisters, Evelyn North, June Cumblidge and Wilma Powell.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys. Calling hours from 9-10:30 a.m.
Dorothy J. Hashman
Dorothy J. Hashman, 65, of Route 2, St. Marys, died Jan. 30, 2001, at the Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.
She was born Oct. 14, 1935, in Pleasants County, W.Va., a daughter of the late George and Florence Cunningham Hashman. She was a member of the Teamsters Union, had at one time been a truck driver for the Willow Island Power Plant, and was a caregiver.
She is survived by three sisters, Zelma Bowie of Newport, Ohio, Mable Cronin of Mingo Junction, Ohio, and Rosella Hopkins of Veto Lake, Ohio; one brother, George Hashman of St. Marys; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond and Jake Hashman.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, with the Rev. Terry Holley officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Finch, Ritchie County, W.Va. Calling hours from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Adrian S. Hawkins
Adrian S. Hawkins, 64, of St. Marys, passed away Feb. 20, 2002, at Carehaven of Pleasants of Belmont, WV, after an extended battle with lung disease.
He was boen Oct. 11, 1937, in Harrisville, a son of the late O. Paul and Vera Hardman Hawkins Sr. He was a 1955 graduate of Harrisville High School. He served four years in the United States Air Force.
He was employed for 22 years with the H-P Stores, Inc. as an assistant store manager in Harrisville, store manager in St. Marys, warehouse manager and contract salesman in Oakland, Md. He worked as manager of Mason Shoes in New Martinsville and part-time for Shouldis Department Store in St. Marys. He retired as a home repair contractor.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of St. Marys, Harrisville Lodge 98 A.F. & A.M., former scoutmaster for Troop 29 of St. Marys and past member of St. Marys Lodge 1701 B.P.O.E.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia Hawkins; one son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Jackie Hawkins of St. Marys; one daughter and son-in-law, Karen and David Conaway of St. Marys; five grandchildren, Kelly Hawkins of Jacksonville, NC and Katee, Kacie, Jason and Kari Conaway, all of St. Marys; one brother, O. Paul Hawkins Jr. of Parkersburg; three sisters, Evelyn Bombay of Leesburg, FL, Velma Overbey of Charlotte, NC and Hazel Robinson of Glendale, AZ; six nieces; 11 nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one infant sister, Elsie Mae Hawkins.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home of St. Marys. Pastor John Strimer will officiate. Burial will be in St. Marys IOOF Cemetery with masonic graveside services. Calling hours are from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Dorothy J. Hess
Dorothy Josephine Heiner Hess, 86, of St. Marys died Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at Carehaven of Pleasants.
She was born March 18, 1916, in Pleasants County, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Stauss Heiner. She was a member of the St. Johns Catholic Church, St. Marys, and worked as a licensed practical nurse at Marietta Memorial Hospital, Selby General Hospital, and the former Colin Anderson Center.
She is survived by two daughters, Joyce Jarvis of St. Marys and Jackie Parsons Herbert of Friendly; one son, Errol John Hess of Bristol, Va.; 10 grandchildren, Danielle, Jennifer, Joey, Anna, Maggie, Ronnie, Chris, Mary Jo, Susan and Matthew; three stepgrandchildren, Glenn F., Paul and Carol Jean; and 13 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack E. Hess, and 11 brothers and sisters.
A funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, at St. Johns Catholic Church, St. Marys, with Father Joseph Ezharath officiating. Burial will be in St. Marys IOOF Cemetery, St. Marys. Calling hour will be from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m., with a Rosary service at 8 p.m. today at Ingram Funeral Home.
Delma L. Hickman
Delma L. Hickman, 67, of St. Marys, died June 27, 2001, in Mercy Memorial Hospital of Monroe, Mich.
She was born in Frenck Creek, Upshur County, daughter of the late Albert and Nina Tenney Morrison and wife of the late Rondle Hickman. She was a certified nurse’s assistant and worked for Carehaven of Pleasants for about eight years and later became a homemaker.
She is survived by four sons, Ronald Hickman and his wife, Phyllis of Taylor, Mich, Joe Hickman and his wife, Judy of Leoma, Tenn., Richard Hickman of Holly, Mich., and Patrick Hickman of Milan, Mich.; one daughter, Brenda Bates and her husband, Gary of South Rockwood, Mich.; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband; and her daughter, Cheryl Ann Kerttlewell.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home of St. Marys, with the Pastor Dana Locke officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasants Memorial Estates of Eureka, W.Va. Calling hours from 5-9 p.m. today and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Corene Hicks passed away April 14, 2002, at Selby Hospital, Marietta.
She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Thomas and Verna Jarvis.
She is survived by five daughters, Gladys Forshey and her husband, Dale, of Waverly, Janice Lowther and her husband, Bob, of Waverly, Glennis Blevins and her husband, Curt, of Akron, OH, Dorothy Duncan, and her husband, Tom, of Akron, Ann Davis and her husband, John, of Waverly; one son, Dallas Jarvis and his wife, Wilma of Rudolph, Ohio; her good friend Pete Harness; 22 grandchildren; and many great- and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David Hicks; two sons, Charles Hicks and Eugene Hicks; one grandson, Roger Hicks; and longtime companion, Ingle Hendershot.
Services will be held 1 p.m. today, at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, with Randy Stewart officiating. Burial in Willow Island Cemetery.
Hattie J. Higgins
Hattie J. Higgins, 92, of St. Marys, died March 28, 2001, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 1, 1908, in Tyler County, a daughter of the late George and Loraine Heslep Smith. She was a member of the Dewey Avenue Church of Christ, had worked at the Paden City Pottery, and she enjoyed flowers, crocheting, crossword puzzles and game shows.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Nichols and her husband, Larry of Westerville, Ohio; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William ‘‘Bun’’ Higgins; and several brothers and sisters.
Services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home of St. Marys, with Evangelist Dan Kessinger officiating. Burial will be in the St. Marys IOOF Cemetery. Calling hours are from noon-3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Emma Murphy Holland
Emma Murphy Holland, 76, of Rt. 1, Newport, died March 13, 2002, at Marietta Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.
She was born Dec. 21, 1925, in Newport to the late George William and Mary Lois Hoyt Murphy. She attended Newport schools, was a lifetime member of Newport Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir, and worked for 44 years at Airolite Co. in Marietta.
She is survived by one sister, Betty Anderson of Columbus; three brothers, Charles Murphy and his wife Annetta, Clark Murphy, and Bernard "Buck" Murphy and his wife Judy, all of Newport; an adopted daughter, Rita Slonaker of Newport; her trusted companions, Sassy and Princess; and a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, William H. Murphy and George R. Murphy; and one sister, Clarinda A. Murphy Smitley.
Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Newport Baptist Church with pastor Eugene Parker officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys and Sunday from 1-2 p.m. at the church.
Nellie I. Holleron
Nellie I. Holleron, 76, of 8th Avenue, Parkersburg, passed away June 16, 2002 at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 11, 1926 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late James O. and Clara Bailey Winland. She was a former employee of Storck Bakery, Yonkers Manufacturing and O'Ames. Nellie enjoyed spending her time with her grandchildren and was a Protestant.
Surviving is one son, Paul Glen Holleron Jr. and his wife, Gail of Cairo; two daughters, Elizabeth I. Holleron and Nancy P. Holleron, both of Parkersburg; three grandchildren, Paul Glen Holleron III, Mathew E. Holleron and Abigail L. Holleron; two brothers, James Winland and Samuel Winland, both of Parkersburg; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Glen Holleron Sr. on Feb. 10, 2001.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Kimes Funeral Home, 521 5th St. Parkersburg. Pastor Daniel P. Martin will officiate and burial will follow at Evergreen South Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday.