Obituaries

Linda Barker

STEUBENVILLE — Linda Diane (Smith) Barker, 70, of Steubenville, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville. Born Feb. 26, 1949 in Steubenville, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Jean (Bell) Smith. In addition to her parents, she was ...

John K. Merriman

CHESTER—John K. Merriman of Chester, after a short but difficult experience with cancer, passed away at his home while in the extraordinary care of his loving family. 68 years old, John passed on Friday, June 14, 2019. The youngest of three children born to the late John A. and Thelma Martin ...

Alice Porter, 82

NEW CUMBERLAND—Alice Porter, 82, of New Cumberland, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side, on Thursday, June 13, 2019. Born in Clarksburg, WV on Feb. 7, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Harley and Addie (Reed) Crummitt. She was a former Custodian for Hancock ...

Shirley Gifford

HANOVERTON — Shirley D. Gifford, 68, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born Jan. 5, 1951 in Pikeville, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth “Betty” (Smallwood) Newsome. A homemaker and a former member of the Alliance ...

Patty Jean Richard, 68

CHESTER — Patty Jean Richard, 68, of Chester, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Born in East Liverpool on April 13, 1951, she was the daughter of the late John and June (Campbell) Moore. Patty was an avid Steelers fan, Pirate fan and a collector of Garden Gnomes. Her husband, ...

Lenora Ruth Giles, 64

WELLSVILLE — Lenora Ruth Giles, 64, of Wellsville, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019, at East Liverpool City Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born May 15, 1955, in Wellsville, the daughter of the late Robert J. and Florence M. (Hoskins) Bentley. Lenora graduated from Southern ...

Sandra McClurg

WELLSVILLE — Sandra Kay “Sandy” McClurg, 70, a homemaker of Wellsville, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 at the East Liverpool City Hospital. Born April 12, 1949 in Steubenville, she was the daughter of Betty (Haught) Hawkins and the late Faye Scott. She was a member of the Oak Ridge ...

Jay Reed

EAST LIVERPOOL — Jay Donald Reed, 68, of East Liverpool, passed away June 12, 2019 in New Philadelphia, Ohio at the Community Hospice’s Truman House. Born May 31, 1951 in East Liverpool, he was the son of the late James Donald Reed and Mabel Lucetta Reed (nee Brown). He was a graduate of ...

Service Schedule

Charles Allison — 11 a.m. today at Dawson Funeral Home. Burial, with full military honors, in Columbiana County Memorial Park. Paul Jackson — 11 a.m. today at Arner Funeral Chapel. Entombment in Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens. Paige McKeever — 1 p.m. today at Martin MacLean Altmeyer ...

Paige S. McKeever

EAST LIVERPOOL — Mrs. Paige S. McKeever, 86, of East Liverpool, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019, at The Orchards of East Liverpool. Born Aug. 1, 1932 in East Liverpool, she was the daughter of the late Leon C. and Lillian P. (Croxall) Ensinger. Paige was an avid pianist and organ player ...