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Obituaries

Shirley Ann Baker

SALEM – Shirley Ann Baker, age 78 died Monday, July 7, 2020 at her home. She was born July 1, 1942 in Salem, daughter of the late Oscar and Clara (Sommers) Coy. Shirley retired from Walmart where she worked as a clerk. Survivors include her husband, Paul Junior Baker whom she married July ...

Warner P. Hale

SALEM – Warner P. Hale, 93, of Boardman died at 5:41 a.m. Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born in Summit County, the son of Warren and Gladys (Hannah) Hale. Arrangements are pending at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. 7/9/20

Richard Staggers Jr.

CLARKSON — Richard L. Staggers Jr., 80, died Tuesday at St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center in Columbiana. He was born May 2, 1940 in New Cumberland, W.Va., a son of Richard L. Sr. and Helen E. Mehaffy Staggers. The Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine is handling arangements. 7/9/20

William “Bill” Herold

SALEM – William “Bill” Herold, 78, of Salem, Ohio, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, July 6, 2020. He was born on December 14, 1941, the son of the late Mae (Lottman) and Kenny Herold. Bill is survived by his wife and soul mate of 61 years, Linda (Winter) Herold, ...

Justin A. Zimmerly Jr.

EAST PALESTINE – Justin A. Zimmerly Jr., full term infant son of Justin A. Zimmerly Sr. and Rebbecca L. Sisco, was stillborn Friday July 3, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman. Justin is survived by his parents; two sisters, Haylee Andrews and Miylah Zimmerly; two brothers, Camren ...

Janet (Cope) Mollenkopf

LISBON – Janet (Cope) Mollenkopf, 89, died at her home at 3:56 p.m., Monday. She was born May 24, 1931 in Salem, The daughter of Walter and Velma (Rudibaugh) Cope. The Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 7/8/20

David L. Hartman

LISBON – David L. Hartman, 82, of Stookesberry Road died at 5:10 p.m. Monday in the emergency room at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 1, 1937 in Dover, Ohio, a son of Albert and Jessie (Steffy) Hartman. The Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 7/8/20

David Bruce Zirkle

David Bruce Zirkle, 62, a former resident of Salem, died Friday, June 26, 2020, in Nashville. He was born on December 15, 1957, in Meadville, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Robert and Elaine (Mott) Zirkle. He is survived by children; David (Jacqueline) Mercer of Salem, Tiffany (Ralph) ...

Jo A. Kellogg

ALLIANCE – Jo A. Kellogg, 75, died Monday at McCrea Manor in Alliance. She was born May 9, 1945. Arrangements are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home. Sebring. 7/7/20

James Joseph Hurst

WASHINGTONVILLE – James Joseph Hurst, 67, of Washingtonville, died at 10:02 a.m. Sunday at Hospice House, Poland. He was born Oct. 26, 1952, in Salem, the son of James T. and Adonia J. (Allmon) Hurst. Arrangements by the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, ...

Daniel Evans Ford

SALEM – Daniel Evans Ford, 69, Christiansburg, Va., formerly of Salem, died at 10:14 AM Sunday, July 5, 2020, at his brother’s home in Beloit. He was born on April 22, 1951, in Salem, the son of the late Arthur and Faith (Dell) Ford. He was living in Christianburg,Virginia. Daniel ...

Martha J. Wilson

SALEM — Martha J. Wilson, 92, of Salem passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Davis Haven in Beloit. Martha was born on July 18,1927 in Salem to the late Frank and Mildred (Wolford) Weingart. Martha was a member of Salem First United Methodist Church and attended Damascus United ...

James Ray Courtwright

ALLIANCE – James Ray Courtwright, 58, of Knox Twp., Alliance, died at his home early Wednesday, July 1, 2020. He was born on January 14, 1962 in Germany, son of the late James H. and Marjorie Ann (Williams) Courtwright. He served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his siblings Anita ...

Koral Danielle Panezott

ALLIANCE — Koral Danielle Panezott, 40, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday June 30, 2020. She was born Sept. 23, 1979 in Salem, Ohio to George D. Panezott and Darla D. Jones (Dixson). Koral was employed in customer service for many years. She was an amazing mother to her children and loved ...

Leland Glenn Adams

SALEM—Leland Glenn Adams, 85, died at 7:20 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Salem Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 26, 1935 in Lisbon, he was a son of the late Leland Lodge and Helen (Seevers) Adams. Glenn worked as a salesman at O. S. Hill Company for many years and later for East/West ...

Ruby Iris Rich

SALEM — Ruby Iris Rich, 39, passed away Monday at her home. Ruby was born June 5, 1981 in Mountain View, Ark., the daughter of James Michael and Kathleen J. (Kwiatkowski) Rich. She was a 2000 graduate of Salem High School, was a certified welder, tattoo artist as well as talented artist. ...

Robert William Ellis

EAST PALESTINE – Robert William Ellis of East Palestine died at his home on Thursday, July 2 following a brief illness. He was born June 5, 1951 in Salem to Robert and Betty Hulton Ellis. Arrangements have been handled by the Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home, East Palestine. 7/4/20

Robert Sauerwein

COLUMBIANA – Robert Sauerwein, 99, of Columbiana died Thursday morning, July 2 at Hospice House. Robert was born on Oct. 14, 1920 in Canfield, a son of Ensign and Maybelle (Weikert) Sauerwein. The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana, Ohio with the ...

Kevin Conrad Blackburn

SALEM – Kevin Conrad Blackburn, 35, died Monday, June 29, 2020. He was born May 14, 1985 in Alliance, son of Ronnie G. Jr. and Jeri L. (Custer) Blackburn. Kevin was a 2003 graduate of Salem High School and enjoyed camping and fishing. Kevin loved his four children. Survivors include his ...

Leland Glenn Adams

SALEM — Leland Glenn Adams, 85, died at 7:20 a.m. Thursday at Salem Regional Medical Center. He was born Feb. 26, 1935 in Lisbon, the son of Leland Lodge and Helen (Seevers) Adams. Arrangements are by the Weber Funeral Home, Lisbon. 7/3/20