Obituaries

James Ford

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — James Harold Ford, 57, formerly of East Palestine, died at 4:25 a.m. Friday in Florida. Born April 24, 1961 in Beaver Falls, Pa., he was the son of the late Andrew J. Ford and Magdalen O. (Haller) Ford, and was a longtime resident of Jacksonville. He was a U.S. Navy ...

Deborah Chidester

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS — Deborah L. Chidester, 56, of Orchard Grove Drive, died unexpectedly Nov. 20 at her home. Born Dec. 23, 1961 in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Earl Chidester and Hazel M. (Pike) Chidester Garwood, and had lived all of her adult life in the Cleveland ...

Barbara Clark

EAST LIVERPOOL — Barbara Clark, 78, of East Liverpool, died Tuesday at Salem West in Salem. Born Aug. 5, 1940 in East Liverpool, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mildred (Fenton) Taylor. Living most of her life in this area, she was worked for Hall China for 36 years. She is ...

DeWayne Klinger

East Palestine —DeWayne H. Klinger, 82, of East Palestine, passed away December 5, 2018 at the St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s Center in Columbiana. He was born July 10, 1936 in Warsaw, Indiana, son of the late Howard and Mildred Bickel Klinger. DeWayne resided in Indiana prior to moving to ...

Wayne Herron

SALEM — Wayne L. Herron, age 76, died at 1:25 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at his home due to complications of cancer. He was born November 20, 1942 in Salem, Ohio, the son of the late Carl E. and Hazel M. (John) Herron. Wayne was a 1961 graduate of United High School and was awarded ...

Joan Giancola

COLUMBIANA — Joan M. Giancola, 80, of Columbiana, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth’s Youngstown Hospital. She was born August 2, 1938 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Grant and Dorothy Hall Gillespie. She was a 1956 High School graduate and ...

Donna Brown

EAST LIVERPOOL — Donna J. Brown, 85, of East Liverpool, died Thursday at Salem Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness. She was born April 6, 1933 in East Liverpool, a daughter of the late Victor and Ida Mae McKinney Cline. She formerly worked as an office manager at Sparkle ...

Kevan Douglass

SALEM — Kevan B. Douglass, 56, of East Liverpool, died Tuesday at Salem Regional Medical Center after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born Nov. 25, 1962 in Lisbon, the son of the late Richard Douglass and Rhea Cowdery Chiota. He was employed at Heritage Thermal Service for 11 ...

Thomas N. Fannin

EAST LIVERPOOL – Attorney Thomas N. Fannin, 75, of East Liverpool, died Wednesday evening after suddenly becoming ill at home. He was born Nov. 1, 1943 in East Liverpool, a son of the late Thomas I. and Sarah Fuhrer Fannin. He operated his local law practice in the East Liverpool area ...

Barbara Clark

EAST LIVERPOOL — Barbara Clark, 78, of East Liverpool, died Tuesday at Salem West in Salem. The Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes has been entrusted with arrangements. 12/7/18