Obituaries for Chambers & James Funeral Home Obituary for Pauline (Conley) SellersPauline (Conley) Sellers, 96, of Wellsburg, WV passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Valley Haven Geriatric, Beech Bottom, under the care of the staff and Valley Hospice. Pauline was born on March 14, 1918 in New Martinsville, WV. She was the daughter of the late Fred and Mary Ellen (Stewart) Conley. Pauline worked at the Hammon Bag Paper Company as a press feeder. She was a member of the Church of Christ, Wellsburg, WV. In addition to her parents, Pauline was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Sellers, three sisters and a brother. Pauline is survived by her loving daughter, Bonnie (Robert) Johnson of Redlands, CA, two grandchildren, Michael Johnson of Gulf Breeze, FL and Darlene Liptak of Dana Point, CA, four great grandchildren, Christina, Brandon, Owen and Bryce, a sister, Josphine Clow of Wellsburg, WV and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received on Monday, September 1, 2014 from 2:00-3:00 PM and again on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at the Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main Street, Wellsburg, WV (304) 737-3551 with Minister Jarred Currence officiating. Interment will follow, next to her husband, William at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=d1f7340922Obituary for Vivian Iona GroomsOn Saturday evening, August 30, 2014, Vivian Iona Horn Grooms, a beautiful mother and a beloved wife, passed away at Weirton Medical Center surrounded by her daughter, her son-in law, and two nieces. She was a member of the West Liberty Christian Church. Her Christian faith, her family and her pets were the center of her life. Vivian was born in Rush Run, Ohio, on April 20, 1927. She was the second of five children born to Thornton Allen Horn and Edith Lucille Lynn Horn. She was preceded in death by her parents, by two children, William Russell Grooms and Cheryl Lynn Grooms Flaherty, by two brothers, Henry Wesley Horn and James Marvin Horn, by a sister-in-law, Betty Jane Horn and two brothers-in-law, Robert Lewis Grooms and James Anthony Sperlazza, and by a nephew, Gary Lee Grooms. “Bibby”, as she was called by family members, is survived by her husband William Pontius Grooms, a daughter, Joyce Ann McGeehan, her sister Madlyn Joyce Sperlazza, a brother Thornton Allen Horn, Jr., three grandchildren, Ashley Lynn Flaherty, Matthew Allen Grooms, and Jennifer West, by sisters-in-law Lydia Grooms and Jackie Horn, and four nieces and eight nephews. A private Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at Chambers Funeral Home in Wellsburg, WV. The Reverend Dennis Arnold of West Liberty Christian Church will officiate. He will be accompanied by the Reverend Joseph F. Cuomo of the Christian Assembly of Follansbee. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Brooke County Animal Shelter. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=aadc341061Obituary for Verla (Wilson) BradyVerla (Wilson) Brady, 95, of Follansbee, WV, peacefully passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. Verla was born on December 1, 1918 in East Liverpool, OH. She was the daughter of the late James D. and Alice Grace (Allen) Wilson. Verla played the piano for 50 plus years at the Hooverson Heights Nazarene Church, where she was an active and faithful member. She was the Librarian at Hooverson Heights Library for 17 years. Verla loved to read, play scrabble with Mae, and sit on the back porch and drink coffee. In addition to her parents, Verla was preceded in death by her husband, Carrel Brady, an infant daughter, Betty Frances and a sister, Dorothy. Verla is survived by her five children, June (Russell) Link, Hartzel (Carol) Brady, Linda (David) Uhor, all of Follansbee, WV, Sharon Brady of Columbus, OH, and Robert (Sharon) Brady of Carlton, MI, ten grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Also surviving is “just like a sister”, Mae Brady. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM and again on Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with Reverend Harry Knight, officiating. Interment will follow, next to her husband, Carrel, at St. John Cemetery, Colliers, WV. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=82a3340454Obituary for Sandra Kay JacksonSandra K. (LeMasters) Jackson, 69, of Carrollton, OH, formerly of Wintersville, OH, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center, Canton, OH. Sandra was born on December 6, 1944 in Steubenville, OH. She was the daughter of the late Ira and Edna (Sutton) LeMasters. Sandra was a born again Christian by faith. She married her beloved husband, Lawrence Jackson on August 10, 1963. In addition to her parents, Sandra was preceded in death by a sister, Delberda Brown. Sandra is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Lawrence Jackson of Carrollton, OH, a sister, Judy Rice of Bloomingdale, OH, and a true friend Darla Murry, which was like an adopted child that Sandra could never have. At Sandra’s request, no visitation will occur and a private entombment will be held at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV. Special requested funeral arrangements by the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=bdfe340202Obituary for Randy George ElderRandy George Elder, 60, of Steubenville, OH, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Trinity West Medical Center, Steubenville, OH. Randy was born on September 24, 1953 at the former Gill Hospital, Steubenville, OH. Randy was the son of the late Melvin Richard and Rose Jeanie (Walker) Elder. Randy served in the United States Army. He worked at the YWCA, Steubenville through the Jefferson County Dept of Job and Family Services as Maintenance. Randy was a member of the Weirton American Legion and enjoyed fishing and gardening. In addition to his parents, Randy was preceded in death by his three brothers, Baby Archie, Norman Richard, and John Melvin Elder, and a sister, Betty Jane Elder. Randy is survived by two devoted sisters, Patricia (Elder) Merino and her husband, Jesse of Steubenville, OH and Ella (Elder) Mosser and her husband, Bill of Weirton, WV and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 12 Noon at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with Minister Tom Arehart of the Belle View Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow at St. John Cemetery, Colliers, WV with Military Honors by the WV Army National Guard and the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=0b73340026Obituary for Norma Jean ScheetzNorma Jean Scheetz, 83, of Follansbee, WV passed away on Monday, August 04, 2014 at her residence. Norma was born on January 5, 1931 in Topeka, KS. She was the daughter of the late Frank and May (Brown) Swager. Norma served proudly in the United States Navy as a Wave. She was stationed in Florida during the Korean War. Norma was Christian by faith. She worked at the former Mammouth Plastics for several years. In addition to her parents, Norma was preceded in death by her husband, Gale W. Scheetz Sr., a son, Bruce A. Scheetz, a daughter, Cindy Scheetz, a granddaughter, Tiffany Scheetz, and a brother, Frank Swager. Norma is survived by her two sons, Gale W. (Jeanie) Scheetz of Follansbee, WV, Frank J. (Roxanne) Scheetz of Chambersburg, PA, two daughters, Brenda M Scheetz of Oklahoma City, OK, and Carol A. Esposito of Wellsburg, WV, two granddaughters, Mellow B. Scheetz of Florida and Jessica Bozenske of Benwood, WV, four grandsons, Tom (Jen) McBride of Pennsylvania, Matt Leavitt of Follansbee, WV, Chad DeGarmo of Florida and Chris DeGarmo of North Carolina, seven great grandchildren, a sister, Betty (Henry) Chirveno of Maryland and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 3:00 until time of Funeral Service at 6:00 PM at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with Reverend Gene Sheppard, Officiating and Military Honors by the United State Navy and Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. Following the service, Norma will be cremated and laid to rest at a later date at Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV next to her husband. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=aa86338483Obituary for Eunice Jeanne (Yoho) DoddEunice Jeanne (Yoho) Dodd, 84, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away suddenly after a great day with family on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Eunice was born on July 29, 1929 in Wellsburg, WV. She was the daughter of the late William and Edna (Grimm) Yoho. Eunice worked as a Nurse with the Jefferson Hancock Counties Mental Health Programs at the former St. John’s Hospital. She went on to work for a couple of nursing homes and retired in her 70’s from Dr. Joseph DePetro III’s Office, Wellsburg, WV. Eunice was a member of Wellsburg Presbyterian Church serving as a greeter. She loved playing Texas Hold’em with family on Saturday night, gardening, but most of all, her family and friends. In addition to her parents, Eunice was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Dodd,a great granddaughter, Melanie Perdue, five brothers, Bob, Jim, and John Yoho, Floyd Farson, and Mark Murphy, and a sister, Margaret Wilcox. Eunice is survived by her three loving children, Jeanne (Rick) McGill of Greensville, SC, James (Lynn) Dodd of Wellsburg, WV, and Robin (Jim Dale) George of Wellsburg, WV, seven caring grandchildren, Brian and Sean McGill, Desiree Perdue, Michele Apesos, James Dodd, and JJ and Eva George, 12 adorable great grandchildren, Sonya, Aja and Brandon McGill, Tony & Tyler Apesos, Matthew Crisci, Hayden Dodd, Kodi, Hayley, and Emily George, and Christina and Hester Perdue, and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM and Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 10:00 until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at the Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main Street, Wellsburg, WV (304) 737-3551, with Reverend Mary J. Knapp, officiating. Interment next to her husband, James, will follow at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV. The family requested NO FLOWERS due to family allergies. The family would ask you to donate a book to the Brooke County Library, plant a tree, or make a donation to a Church to better her and your community. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=aa6d337706Obituary for Clyde "Lee" DenbowClyde “Lee” Denbow, 78, of Dover, OH, formerly of Beech Bottom, WV, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his residence under the care of Community Hospice, with his wife at his side and his family near. Lee was born on November 21, 1935 in Beech Bottom, WV, and resided in the Ohio Valley throughout his young life until joining the United States Navy, Lee proudly served aboard the USS New Jersey from 1954 to 1957 as Machinist Mate 2nd Class. He received the National Defense Service Medal. Lee went on to serve as a reservist with the 5th Naval District of Norfolk, VA. After many relocations, he and his family moved to Dover in 1974. He was a carpenter by trade, and ran his own construction company for many years. He loved to work with wood and build furniture. Lee had a love for Aviation and had obtained his personal pilots license in the 1980’s, and enjoyed piloting his own plane. He enjoyed camping with his wife, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was the son of the late Oscar Lee and Okla Mae (Hess) Denbow of Wellsburg, WV. In addition to his parents, Lee was preceded in death by his brother, Gilbert “Dwight” Denbow, of Beech Bottom, on June 15, 2014. Lee is survived by his wife of nearly 60 yrs, Ellen Palmer; four children, Darrell (Jackie) Denbow, Debra (William “Bill”) Kleindienst, Douglas (Jill) Denbow, and Dena (Michael) Short, all of Dover, OH; five grandchildren, Jason and Nicole (fiance Matt O’Donnell) Denbow, Miranda Denbow, and Nathan and Haley Short; a sister, Lorraine Funkhouser in Suffolk, VA; a brother, Kenneth Denbow in Wellsburg WV, several nieces and nephews, and their faithful pet companion, Payton. A private family viewing was held at the Chambers Funeral Home in Wellsburg, WA. Interment followed at Kadesh Chapel Cemetery, Beech Bottom, WV with the United States Navy represented, a touching eulogy by his friend William (Billy) Short, followed by Taps. Friends may call on the family on Saturday August 2, 2014 at the Dover Masonic Lodge, 735 N Wooster Ave, Dover, OH from 2 to 4 pm. Lee and his family ask that In lieu of flowers that any contribution be made to support Community Hospice. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=99e4338124Obituary for Riley Dean McGeeRiley Dean McGee, 82, of Colliers, WV, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014 at his residence with his family and Valley Hospice at his side. Riley was born on December 5, 1931 in Pleasants County, WV. He was the son of the late Ralph A. and Mildred (Yost) McGee. Riley was Nazarene by denomination of faith. He worked at Weirton Steel Corp on the bulldozer. Riley loved horses and gardening. In addition to his parents, Riley was preceded in death by his two brothers, Floyd and Norman McGee. Riley is survived by his loving wife, Esta (Bennett) McGee of Colliers, WV, two devoted sons, Reverend Ronald McGee of Follansbee, WV and Randall (Janet) McGee of Colliers, WV, two grandchildren, Randall (Jasmine) McGee and Joni McGee, a great granddaughter, Abigail Rose McGee, a sister, Carol Pinkerton of St. Marys, WV and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM and again on Friday, July 25, 2014 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with his son, Reverend Ronald McGee, officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=5238337226Obituary for Robert L. HarbinRobert L. Harbin, 75, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. Robert was born on September 13, 1938 in Carnegie, PA. He was the son of the late Walter and Margaret (Forester) Harbin. Robert served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Colliers United Methodist Church. He worked at Weirton Steel Corp. as an Electrician. In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his four brothers, Chuck, Buck, Dave, and Bill Harbin. Robert is survived by his four children, Denise (Lawrence) Herstine of Weirton, WV, Tracy Goff of Weirton, WV, Robert W. Harbin of Follansbee, WV, and Joseph Harbin of Wellsburg, WV, 11 grandchildren, Jeffery, Shawn and Nicole Long, Brittany Pulice, Morgan and Logan Goff, Tylor Carr, and Lilly, Kennedy, Austin and Madison Harbin, three great grandchildren, Destiny, Garrett and Kailub, a sister, Audrey Mills of Colliers, WV, and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Friday, July 11, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM and again on Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 9:00 until time of Funeral Service at 10:00 AM at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with Reverend Don Stingenbauer, Officiating. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery, Colliers, WV, with Military Honors by the WV Army National Guard and Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. 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