Pastor Bill Beard

On Tuesday evening, March 19, 2019, Jesus took Bill Beard from his earthly life to be with him. Bill’s family was at his side.  He leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Peggy and his five beautiful children, Judy Shepard, James (Debbie) Beard, Julie (Larry) Taylor, Jeri Lucas, and Joy (Rick) Roshon, whom he fondly calls the “5 J’s;” his […]

Randy P. Butler

A memorial gathering, celebrating the life of Randy P. Butler, 60, of Thornville, will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2019,. at the Millersport Lions Club, Chautauqua Blvd. Millersport, Ohio, 43046. Randy was born in Zanesville, on May 31, 1958, to the late Paul Findley and Faye Belle (White) Butler.  He passed away at Fairfield […]

DeVaughn Blaine Crist

DeVaughn Blaine Crist, 99, of Baltimore, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2019. He was born October 18, 1919, at his family farm in Millersport. DeVaughn was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard Warren Crist and Pheoba Elanora (Fleak) Crist; sisters, Hildred (Crist) Seymour, Clarice (Crist) Stump, Glorene (Crist) Rauber, Thelma (Crist) Sipes, Shela (Crist) Koker, and Wanda Crist; […]

Merla (Thomas) Hopkins

Merla (Thomas) Hopkins, of Baltimore, went to be with our Lord on March 13, 2019. She was born February 14, 1950, in Wilkes-Barre, PA. She was a beloved wife, mother and daughter who will be sorely missed by all. She was such a caring person in spite of her own health problems. She is survived by her devoted husband of […]

Barbara F. Thorpe

A graveside service for Barbara F. Thorpe, 84, of Thornville was held March 19, 2019, at the Swank Cemetery in Spencer, WV. Barbara died peacefully on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Barbara was born in Coalburg, WV, to the late Harry and Mildren (White) Holstein. Barbara enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, cooking and canning. Barbara is survived by her children, Sid (Dodie) […]