Obituaries

Nancy Ermajean Ruggles

Nancy Ermajean Ruggles, 81, of Wheelersburg, went to be with the Lord September 20, 2020 at SOMC Emergency Room.  She was born February 19, 1939 to the late James and Catherine (Lawson) Callender.  Nancy was a 1957 graduate of Glenwood High School and was a longtime member of the North Moreland Christian Baptist Church.  She was a very…

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Delbert Lee Entler

Delbert Lee Entler, 89 of West Portsmouth, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, September 21, 2020 at SOMC Hospice.  He was born January 31, 1931 in West Portsmouth to the late Ray and Edith McCann Entler.  Delbert retired from Norfolk and Western Railroad after 37 years.  He was also a United…

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Thomas Alan Meeker

Thomas Alan Meeker, 66 of West Portsmouth died Friday, September 18, 2020 at the University of Cincinnati Hospital. He was born February 15, 1954 in Portsmouth to the late Norman Eugene and Dorothy Jean Martin Meeker. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Timothy Eugene Meeker. He retired from Iron…

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Cora Mae Tackett

Cora Mae Tackett, 72 of Columbus, formerly of Stout, died Thursday, September 17, 2020 at her home. She was born April 25, 1948 in Portsmouth to the late Coleman and Lillian Evans Copas. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Tackett Jr., a son, Charles Edward Tackett III,…

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Kristi Sue Case

Kristi Sue Case, 65, of Waverly, Ohio passed away on Monday, September 21, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio. She was born August 17, 1955 in Maysville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Ferdinand Archer and Sue Ann Huber Case. Surviving are two brothers; Kevin (Ruth) Case of Mayslick, Kentucky and Kendall (Lori) Case of Waverly, two sisters;…

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Bernard Gene Rowe

Bernard Gene Rowe, 87, of Wheelersburg, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 at his home.  He was born January 29, 1933 to the late Robert and Lula (Smith) Rowe.  Bernard served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.  He was of the Baptist Faith planting multiple churches and in his spare…

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Darlene E. Shoemaker

Darlene E. Shoemaker Age 92 of Portsmouth went to be with the Lord September 18, 2020. At her home. She was born May 10, 1928 in Portsmouth to Walter and Trilby (Burchett) Brigner.  She graduated from Valley High School.  Darlene was a long time member of Cedar Street Church of Christ in Christian Union in…

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Phillip Gregory Fitch

Phillip Gregory Fitch 68, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at the SOMC Emergency Room.  He was born April 10, 1952 to the late Carl “Mike” Fitch and Rosetta Young Fitch Lambert.  He was a 1970 graduate of Glenwood High School and was a member of the New Boston Eagles #2271.  Phil enjoyed fishing and…

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Willie McGinnis Clark

Willie McGinnis Clark, 73, of Wheelersburg passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 at KDMC. Willie was born January 29, 1947 in Wheelersburg to the late Mike Clark and Myrtle Cox Clark. He worked for 50 years out of Laborers Local 83 as a Laborer and was President of Laborers Retirees. In addition to his parents…

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Betty Louise Mays

Betty Louise Mays, 52, of Portsmouth passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at her home. Betty was born June 14, 1968 in Portsmouth to Nina Earlene Craft Mays and the late William Curtis Mays. Betty was a member of Sandhill Christian Baptist Church. In addition to her father, Betty was preceded in death by a…

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