Obituaries

Pence Tells Afghan Presidents U.S. ‘Here to See This Through’

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence told Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on a secret visit to Afghanistan on Thursday that the U.S. is “here to see this through” as they discussed a newly announced U.S. strategy to break the stalemate in America’s longest war and consulted ...

HELEN WINGROVE

Helen E. Wingrove, 83, of Bethesda, Ohio, died Wednesday, December 20 in Astoria Place, Barnesville, Ohio. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. www.harperfh.net.

JOHN PEARSON

John D. “Jack” Pearson, 84, of Wellsburg, W.Va., passed away December 19, 2017 at Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, W.Va. He was born May 6, 1933 to the late Oliver “Ollie” and Olive Pearson. He was a Methodist by faith; he worked for the IBEW Local No. 246 for 60-plus years, and ...

SHERRY HORNICK

Sherry Ann Hornick, 66, passed away Tuesday. Visitation Friday, 2-4 and 6 until funeral services at 8 p.m., Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton.

JOHN ULLOM

John “Jack” Edward Rutherford Ullom, 89, of Wheeling, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling, W.Va. Arrangements pending at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel.

MCKENNA CONNOLLY

McKenna Marie Connolly, 17, of New Martinsville, W.Va., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at her home. McKenna was born June 19, 2000 in Wheeling, W.Va., daughter of “Wade” Clifton (Christy DeMarco) of New Martinsville, W.Va. and Dawn (Mike Grimm) Eveland of ...

DANNY McNICKLE

Danny Jay McNickle, 73, of Wheeling, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in Wheeling Hospital. He was born March 3, 1944 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, the son of the late Orville and Blodwyn Moore McNickle. Danny was a retired school teacher with the former Webster School, Ohio County and a Reading ...

ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON

Elizabeth C. Williamson, 98, of Paden City, WV, passed away December 18, 2017 at Rada’s Care Home. She was born May 9, 1919, in Sistersville, WV, a daughter of the late James Edward Williamson and Estia Eberhart Williamson. Elizabeth was a devout member of the Paden City Church of Christ. ...

MARGARET CLAYTON

Margaret “Ann” Clayton, 78, of Barnesville died Dec. 16, 2017. Visitation Wednesday 5-8 p.m., Patron FH Kelly Kemp Braido, Barnesville. Funeral 10 a.m. Thursday at Assumption Church, Barnesville.

LeROY CHARLEY

LeRoy Gene Charley Sr. 81, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017, in the Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV. He was born on January 22, 1936 in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Samuel and Margaret Hess Charley. Mr. Charley was a retired pump operator for ...

DOROTHY ROTH

Dorothy Jean Roth, 89, of Weirton died Monday, December 18, 2017. Visitation Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton; funeral 11 a.m. Thursday.

JOHN FELTON

John “Ross” Felton Sr., 91, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling, WV. He was born February 4, 1926, in Preston County, WV, son of the late Hughes Daniel and Mary Felton. Ross was a Navy veteran who served in WWII. He was a ...

DENIS FRANCO

Denis J. Franco, R-CSW, CAC, 75, resident of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, December 15, 2017 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 23, 1942, son of the late Joseph and Mildred Covall Franco. Denis was a retired child psychotherapist, a Roman Catholic, and was also a member ...

CARMA NOLAN

Carma L. Nolan, 76, of St. Clairsville, OH, died Monday, December 18, 2017 at her home. She was born November 27, 1941 in Bellaire, OH, a daughter of Clyde Phillips and Myrtle Smith Phillips- Carman. Carma was a retired Dietary Management employee of Country Club Retirement Campus and a ...

LILLY STERMS

Lilly E. Sterms, 84, of Lafferty died Dec. 18. Visitation at Toothman Funeral Home, St. Clairsville, Thursday 2 p.m. until time of service at 4 p.m.

JAMES ATER

James “Jim” Herbert Ater Jr., 65, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Sunday December 17, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. He was born February 14, 1952 in Glen Dale WV, son of the late James Herbert Ater Sr. and Lois (Lawther) Ater. Jim was a retired truck driver, a U.S. Army ...

BARBARA CARMAN

Barbara Sue Carman, 64, of Columbus, OH passed away peacefully at home attended by her husband and her sister Bridget, Saturday, December 16, 2017. Born April 29, 1953 at Middlesboro, KY, she was the daughter of the late Frank Joseph and Freeda Rosetta Webb Windon. Barbara was a Registered ...

THOMAS CLARK

Thomas Clark, 83, of Hopedale, died Sunday. Visit Thursday from 4 p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz.

ARTHUR BOSTON

Arthur T. Boston, 68, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Liza’s Place. Arrangements are pending at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.

LOIS HEADLEY

Lois Mae Headley, 72, of Washington Lands, Moundsville, devoted mother, grandmother, and friend, died Friday, December 15, 2017 in Ohio Valley Medical Center. She was born November 11, 1945 in Moundsville, the daughter of the late Earl and Mary Wingrove Dunlap. She was a retired cook and ...