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Carrie Ann Cochran

Marietta Times

NEW MATAMORAS — Carrie Ann Cochran, 62, of New Matamoras Route 3 died at 8:30 p.m. Thursday 7 (April 11, 1996) at her residence.

She was born Aug. 5, 1933, in Newport to the late Charles and Eva Seevers Francis. She was a home maker arid attended the Beavertown United Methodist Church. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Paden City, W.Va. and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in Sistersville, W.Va.

She is survived by her husband, Jackie L. Cochran of New Matamoras; two daughters, Cathy Holland and her husband, Jerry, of New Matamoras and Carla Mace and her husband, Glenn, of Madison, Va. two granddaughters, Valerie and Kristin Holland, both of New Matamoras; one sister, Ruth Dunn of New Matamoras; and one brother, Otis Francis of New Matamoras.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Frank, Fred, Jesse and Larry Francis; and four sisters, Marya Thompson, Helen Russell, Belle Francis and Lucille Baker. Memorial services are at 3 p.m.

Sunday at Hadley Funeral Home in New Matamoras with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating.

Family will receive friends at their home on New Matamoras Route 3 Saturday afternoon.

Clarence Cochran

March 2, 1978

Clarence “Sloppy” Cochran, Matamoras Rt. 3, died a 11 a.m. yesterday in Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital, Youngstown.

He was born April 23. 1898,  in. Matamoras, a son of Charles and Pearl Weber Cochran He was a member of Coitsville Presbyterian Church, a 50-year member of Modern Woodman of America and a member of the East Suburban Optimists Club, Youngstown, and Carpenters Local No. 356, Marietta.

In 1917, he married Icey Beaver, who survives with one daughter, Mrs. Doris Beeson, Lowellville, and two sons, Vernon and Jackie L. both of Matamoras. There are 12 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. One brother Ralph, Marietta, survives. One son and one brother are deceased.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lee Hadley Funeral Home, Matamoras, with the Rev. Roy M. Shoaf officiating and burial in Matamoras Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.

Edna P. Cochran

Marietta Times

 

Edna P. Cochran, 73, of New Matamoras, died July 2, 1997, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Trail Run, Ohio, a daughter of the late George W. and Mary Kathryn “Molly” Merckle Byers. She was a member and past matron of Matamoras Chapter 261 Order of Eastern Star and was past noble grand of Grandview Rebekah Lodge. She was a housewife and a member of Matamoras United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two sons, David F. Cochran and William Douglas Cochran, both of New Matamoras; two sisters, Mildren Allen of Sardis and Mae Yoss of Claremont, Ohio; three brothers, George W. Byers of Littleton, Ohio, David Byers of Jacksonville, Fla. and Paul W. Byers of Woodsfield; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank L. Cochran; three brothers, Ralph Byers, Carl Byers and Art Byers; and two sisters, Bessie Eddington and Georgia Lohr.

Services were 11 a.m. July 5, Hadley Funeral Home, New Matamoras, the Rev. James Schoonover officiating. Eastern Star services at 7 p.m. Friday. Burial Matamoras Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 215 Marion St., Marietta, Ohio 45750 or Washington County Home Nursing and Hospice, 900 Third St., Marietta, Ohio 45750.

Mrs. Clyde S. Cochran

Lelia Thorniley Cochran, 93, Matamoras died at 9:45 p.m. yesterday at her home.

 She was born Aug. 17, 1883, in Marietta, a daughter of Newton and Clara Kidd Thorniley. She was a member of Matamoras United Methodist Church and a 50-year member of Matamoras Chapter 261, OES. She was a charter member of Riverside Garden Club and a member of the church’s WSCS.

On Nov. 9 1908, she married Clyde S. Cochran, who died April 16, 1969.

One daughter Mrs. Virginia Weeter, Matamoras survives with two grandchildren,  four great-grandchildren and one Sister, Mrs. Eleanore T. Best, Marietta.

Services will be at 2 p.m Sunday at the family home, 821 Grandview Ave., Matamoras with burial Matamoras Cemetery. Friends may call at the home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Lee Hadley Funeral Home, Matamoras, is in charge of arrangements.

Linda Kay Cochran

NEW MATAMORAS — Linda Kay Cochran, 62, of 70 Leith Run Road died at 11:30 am. Tuesday Oct. 26, 2004) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

Shee was born Sep. 25, 1942, in Wade. Ohio, to Charles Francis and Helen Deshler McMahan. She graduated from Newport High School in 1960. She was assistant cashier and officer the Peoples Savings Bank, where she had worked for 30 years She was a member of Center Valley Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, David Francis Cochran, whom she married on Nov. 10, 1963, in New Matamoras; her mother of New Matamoras; one son, Michael Cochran and his wife, Pamela, of New Matamoras; one daughter, Kelly Brady and her husband, Dennis, of New Matamoras; two grandchildren, Molly and Nicholas Brady; three brothers, Charles D. McMahan and his wife, Diana, and Richard F. McMahan and his wife, Mary all of New Matamoras, and Michael T. McMahan and his wife, Barbara, at Parkersburg; one sister-in-law, Susan McMahan of Newport; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father on May 1, 1974; and one brother, Stephan W. McMahan, on Nov. 28, 1998.

Services are at 11 am. Friday at Hadley Funeral Home, New Matamoras Chapel, with the Rev. Craig Holler officiating. Burial is Matamoras Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Strecker Cancer Center 400 Matthew Marietta, Ohio 45750.

ANN M. COCHRAN

Ann M. Cochran, 81, of Bellmawr, N.J., formerly of Freeport, W.Va., died Jan. 15 at Underwood Memorial Hospital in New Jersey.

She was born in Maxwell, W.Va., a daughter of the late Ira and Eva Eddy. She was a Methodist and had attended Nine Mile United Methodist Church at Maxwell. She was a homemaker and had operated Cochran Grocery with her husband for many years.

She is survived by her two daughters, Jenny Ann Null of Route 1, Walker and Patty Jo Weaver of Bellmawr, with whom she resided; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one brother, Glen Eddy of Parkersburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ken Cochran; one son; one daughter; two sisters; and three brothers.

A memorial service was held at the Cisco Church, Route 47 at Cisco Sunday with the Rev. Clyde Border officiating.

Memorials can be made to the Diabetic Foundation or the Heart Fund.

Vernon Delbert “Jiggs’ Cochran

Date of Birth: May 20, 1918, Beavertown, Ohio

Age: 85 years, 8 months, 8 days

Date of death: January 31, 2004, Marietta, Ohio

Services: January 31, 2004, 1:00 p.m., Hadley Funeral Home

Officiating: Rev. Frank Conley

Interment: Matamoras Cemetery, January 31, 2004

Mary E. Collins

February 12, 1984

Mary Ellen Collins, 82, of New Matamoras Rt. 3, died at 12:15 p.m. Sunday in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born Feb. 24, 1901, at Newport to Josiah and Martha Martin Hearn. She was a member of Matamoras Garden Club. She married Bryan Collins in 1928.

She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Grace Trimm of Houston, Texas, and Mrs. Jane Cline of New Matamoras; one brother, Floyd Hearn of Newport; one sister Mrs. Myrtle Leister of Newport; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter and nine brothers and sisters.

Services will be at 2p.m. Wednesday in the Hadley Funeral Home at New Matamoras with the Rev. Jim Gibbons officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Robert L. Collins

Marietta Times, November 24, 1990

PARKERSBIJRG — Services for Robert L. Collins, 78, of 1503 43rd St. will be at 2:30 p.m. today In Vaughan Funeral Home at Parkersburg with the Rev. Conrad Lowe officiating. Burial will be In Mount Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home until time for the services.

He died Thursday (Nov. 22, 1990) in Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital at Parkersburg.

Mr. Collins was manager of the Parkersburg BF Goodrich Store for 16 years after being transferred from Marietta in 1952. He retired from Goodyear in 1977. He was a former president of the local West Virginia Motor Truck Association.

He was a member of Masonic Lodge 169, Nemesis Temple, and was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite. Mr. Coffins also was a life member and past exalted ruler of Elks Lodge 198. He attended North Parkersburg Baptist Church. He was born Oct. 24, 1912, at Bells Run, Washington County, to S.O. and Ethel Ross Collins.

Mr. Collins Is survived by his wife, Bernadine Collins; one son Steven O. of St. Louis, Mo.; one daughter, Kaye E. McNally of Parkersburg; four grandchildren: and two great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Lucille West; and one brother, Wilbur R. Collins.

Joseph Edgar Colyer

Born: September 19, 1934, Burnside, KY

Died: December 16, 1997, Parkersburg, WV

Service: Saturday, December 20, 1997, 1 p.m., Victory Baptist Church

Officiating: Rev. Vernon James, Rev. Allen Shackleford

Interment: Muskingum Valley Baptist Church Cemetery

Eugene M. Cooke

Eugene M. Cooke, 80, of 811 Lancaster St., Marietta, died at 2:20 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 11, 2001) at the Marietta Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

He was born March 16, 921, in Newport to Eugene W. and Cuba Corrine McGary Cooke. He had lived in Newport and moved to Marietta in 1943. He attended Marietta High School. He worked as a boiler operator for the Ohio Department of Transportation,  Division 10, retiring in 1988. He was a member of Faith Bible Church in Williamstown. He was an avid reader and a ham radio operator.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marjorie D. Collins Cooke, whom he married June 6, 1942; one daughter, Nancy Hamilton and her husband, Gary, of Marietta; one son, Thomas Cooke and his wife, Melissa, of Shelby, NC.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister, Winifred Murphy of Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home with his son, Preacher Thomas Cooke, officiating. Burial is in Riverview Cemetery in Williamstown. Visitation is today at the funeral home. The family will be present to meet friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, P.O. Box 182039, Department 013, Columbus, Ohio 43218-2039.

Beulah Taylor Long Congleton

Beulah Taylor Long Congleton, 70, of Newport died at 5:30 p.m. March 1 1991, at her home.

Mrs. Congleton was born March 23, 1920, the daughter of Louis O. and Blanche Taylor Long. She married Early Congleton on March 23, 1940.

She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Walter (Linda) Thomas of Marietta; Mrs. Robert (Lois) Reed of Fairmont, W.Va., Mrs. Gary (Laurel) Hamilton of Matamoras, and Mrs. Roger (Leah) Myers of Wingett Run; three brothers, John and Richard Long of Marietta and Donald Long of Stockport; a sister, Mrs. Gordon (Geraldine) Weinstock of Washington. Pa; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Congleton was a member of the Dalzell Church of Christ. She was retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 23 years of service.

Newport Services for Beulah Taylor Long Congleton, 70, of Newport Rt. 1 were scheduled for 2 p.m. today in Hadley Funeral Home at Marietta with Claude Davis and Robert Patterson of the Newport Church of Christ officiating. Burial was to be in Valley Cemetery. Mrs. Congleton died Friday (March 1, 1991) in her home.

Earl Congleton

Born: Sunday March 14, 1915

Passed Away: Sunday April 2, 2000, age 85

Services: Hadley Funeral Home, April 4, 2000, 2:00 p.m.

Conducted by Roger A. Rush and Claude S. Davis

Concluding Service: Valley Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio

Arrangements: Hadley Funeral Home, Marietta, Ohio

Gertrude Elwanda Congleton

MARIETFA — Gertrude Elwanda Congleton, 69, of 103 Wynncrest Drive died Saturday evening (Nov. 27, 1993) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born June 25, 1924, at Pine Ridge, Newport, to Clarence and Carrie Herlan Binegar. She was a graduate of Newport High School.

Mrs. Congleton is survived by her husband, Ha ward J. Congleton: one daughter. Judith Ann Reynolds of Vincent; four grandchildren, Kelly Sue Pahl, Shannon Reynolds and Autumn Reynolds, all of Vincent, and Misty Anderson of Barlow: two great-grandchildren. Rachael and Kayla Pahl of Vincent: her mother of Newport: five sisters, Delorace Thomas of Reno, June Wigal of Marietta, Phyllis Bowersock of Bloomfield and Mona Bond and Patricia Lamp, both of Newport: and three brothers, Merle Binegar of Antioch, Orville Binegar of Eureka, W Va., and Lyle Binegar of Newport.

She was preceded in death by her father: and two brothers, Kenneth Binegar and Furl Binegar.

Services will] be at 10:30 am. Wednesday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with Pastor Doradean Rinard officiating. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Richard Wilson “Bill” Cottrill

Born: Sunday, September 3, 1916

Died: Monday, January 19, 2004, age 87

Services: Hadley Fuenral Home Reno Chapel, Thursday, January 22, 2004, 11:00 a.m.

Officiant: Rev. Steve Smith, Pastor Harlan Hodge

Concluding Service: Newport Cemetery, Newport, Oho

Arrangements: Hadley Funeral Homes

Howard R. Covey

GALLIPOLIS — Howard Richard “Dick” Covey, 47, of Gallipolis Rt. 1 died on arrival at Hoizer Medical Center on Sunday afternoon following a sudden illness.

He was born May 8, 1939, at Marietta to Orville H. and Garnet Yoho Covey. He had lived in the Mount Tom area before moving to Gallipolis 15 years ago. He had been a meat cutter. He had attended the Second Congregational Church and was a member of the Point Pleasant Loyal Order of Moose and the Pomeroy Aerie of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

He is survived by his wife, the former Theda Berga, whom he married April 20, 1973; and a son, Paul Dean Covey at home. He also is survived by four sons and two daughters by previous marriages, Carl Richard Covey, Garnet Hill, Jeff Michael Covey and Cheryl Leslie, all of Marietta, Howard Covey of St. Marys, W.Va., and Erin Covey of Newport; eight grandchildren; his mother of Marietta Rt. 6; a brother, Orville Jr. of Marietta; and two sisters, Jerrie Cottrill of Marietta and Mary Kennimon of Frazier. W.Va.

He was preceded in death by one son, John Paul Covey; and five brothers, Clyde Covey, who was a casualty of World War II, Dean Covey, Robert Covey, Jack Covey and an infant brother.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Saltzwedel officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home.

COVEY SERVICES, 1987

GALLIPOLIS — Services for Howard Richard “Dick” Covey, 47, of Gallipolis Rt. 1, who died on arrival at Holzer Medical Center Sunday afternoon following a sudden illness, will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home. The Rev. Richard Saltzwedel will officiate with burial in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home.

He is survived by his wife, the Theda Berga, whom he married April 20, 1973; and one son, Paul Dean Covey at home. He also is survived by four sons and two daughters by previous marriages, Carl Richard Covey, Garnet Hill, Jeff Michael Covey and Cheryl Leslie, all of Marietta, Howard Covey of St. Marys, W.Va., and Aaron Covey of Newport; eight grandchildren; his mother, Garnet Yoho Covey of Marietta Rt. 6; one brother, Orville Jr. of Marietta; and two sisters, Jerrie Cottrill of Marietta and Mary Kennimin of Frazier, W.Va.

Howard R. Covey II

Howard R. Covey II, 27, of St. Marys was dead on arrival Sunday at Selby General Hospital.

Covey was employed by Broughton Foods and had formerly been employed by the Newport IGA. He attended St. Marys Catholic School and graduated from Frontier High School in 1984. He attended Glendale United Methodist Church in Ritchie County.

He was born at Marietta, a son of Gretchen Harris Covey of Newport and the late Howard R. Covey.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Taylor Covey; a daughter, Morgan Covey, at home; a brother, Aaron Covey of Newport; two half sisters, Garnett Hill and Cheryl Leslie of Marietta; three half- brothers, Carl Hill of Marietta, Jeff Covey of Fleming and Paul Covey of Gallipolis, Ohio; and his grandmother, Garnett Covey of Marietta.

He was preceded in death by his father and a half-brother, John Paul Covey.

The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Newport United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Daniel Martin Officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery.

Friends may call at Ruttencutter Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. today, all day Wednesday and at the church one hour prior to the service.

Thelma I. Covert

Marietta Times

WOODSFIELD — Thelma I. Covert, 70, of Roy Watson Road died Sunday (April 27, 2003) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va.

She was born Aug. 29, 1932, m New Matamoras to James and Goldie Moore Cunningham. She was a graduate of Kent State University and was a cosmetology teacher at Wayne County Vocational School. She was also the owner of Covert’s Antiques of Woodsfield.

She is survived by her husband, Paul Covert; one son, Paul Michael Covert and his wife, Tracie, of Massillon; one daughter, Linda Sims and her husband, Lewis, of Canton; two  brothers, Dean Cunningham of Columbus and James Cunningham of Roanoke, Va.; two sisters, Helen Dennis of Ravenswood, W.Va., and Joan Bradley of West Haven, Conn.; four grandchildren, Amy, Amber and Mathew Lang, and Sarah Covert; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Robert Cunningham.

Services are at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home at 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield. Burial is in Plainview Cemetery near Woodsfield. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.