Obituaries for Chambers & James Funeral Home Obituary for Kenneth "Kenny" James RoupeKenneth “Kenny” James Roupe, 58, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away on Monday, September 15, 2014 at Wheeling Medical Park, Wheeling, WV. Kenny was born on October 1, 1955 in Steubenville, OH. He was the son of Jack Roupe Sr. of Follansbee, WV and the late Jessie Ann (Dawson) Roupe. Kenny worked in Construction as a Carpenter. In addition to his mother, Kenny was preceded in death by his brother, Jack Roupe Jr. In addition to his father, Kenny is survived by his two brothers, Tim (Missy) Roupe of Maine and Everette “Booge” Roupe of Burgettstown, PA, a sister, Tina (Dan) Callahan of Steubenville, OH and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 PM and again on Thursday, September 18, 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. Interment will follow 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=886e342353Obituary for Elmer QueerElmer Queer Jr., 69, of Weirton, WV passed away on Monday, September 8, 2014 at Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV. Elmer was born on July 11, 1945, Wheeling, WV. He was son of the late Elmer and Elizabeth Grace (Wechtenhiser) Queer. Elmer worked at Eagle Manufacturing where he was retired. Elmer is survived by his wife, Jean Queer of Colliers, WV, a sister, Patricia A. Miller of Weirton, WV and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Colliers Nazarene Church, Colliers, WV with Pastor Matthew Bates, Officiating. Private Burial was held at Kadesh Chapel Cemetery, Beech Bottom, WV. All arrangements are under the direction and care of the Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main Street, Wellsburg, WV (304) 737-3551. 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=eac9341817Obituary for James Eugene KaulJames Eugene Kaul, 66, of Colliers, WV, passed away on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV. James was born on January 5, 1948, Steubenville, OH. He was the son of the late James R. and Wilma (Eddy) Kaul. James proudly served in the United States Marine Corp Reserve with rank of Lance Corporal receiving the national defense medal, rifle and sharpshooter ribbons. He retired 31 years of service to Weirton Steel Corp as a Roller in the 9 Tandam Mill. Many will remember James as a simple guy that loved to ride quads. In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by a brother, John Kaul, a sister, Becky Jo Board, and a nieces Jonnene Cloutier. James is survived by his four nephews, David (Debra) Board, Kevin (Kara) Board, and Terry (Trisha Pratt) Board, all of Weirton, WV and Chris (Gia) Kaul of Columbus, OH, a sister-in-law, Penny Kaul of Columbus, OH, and several great nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Monday, September 8, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 PM and again on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 9:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 10:00 AM at James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with Reverend Gene Sheppard, officiating. Interment will follow at St. John Cemetery, Colliers, WV with Military Honors by the United States Marine Corp. 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=19d6341503Obituary for Lonnie Erman WoodburnLonnie E. Woodburn, 75, of Wellsburg, WV passed away on Monday, September 1, 2014 at his residence. Lonnie was born on May 22, 1939 in Wheeling, WV. He was the son of the late Donis Ross and Avryl (Oliver) Woodburn. Lonnie severed in the United States Navy as a SA (E-2). He was Christian by faith. In addition to his parents, Lonnie is preceded in death by his wife, Karen Darrah Woodburn, a brother, Donis R. Woodburn, Jr. and a sister, Mary Kay Dawson. Lonnie is survived by a daughter, Kim (Paul) Leonard of Wellsburg, WV, two sons, Brian K. (Penny M.) Woodburn of Kennett, MD, and Eric J. Woodburn of Wellsburg, WV, ten grandchildren, a brother, Floyd “Doc” Woodburn of Wheeling, WV, a sister, Diane (Butch) Foster of Follansbee, WV and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Kadesh Chapel Cemetery, Beech Bottom, WV with Reverend Robert Romick, officiating, from the First Baptist Church of Wellsburg, WV with Military Honors by the United States Navy and Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Graveside Service is under the direction and care of the Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main Street, Wellsburg, WV (304)737-3551. 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=835e341292Obituary 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=aa86338483