Thursday, March 13, 2008

PEGGY BERRY - Obituary

Peggy Berry, 61, of Erie Street, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at home.

She was born in Tuscaloosa Ala. March 5, 1939, a daughter of the late Robert and Flora Hurst Christian.

She was employed at the Homer Laughlin China Company and was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband; Eddie Davis of Wellsville; a daughter, Lisa Davis of East Liverpool; a stepsister, Salley Hadley of Omaha, Neb. and Clyde Christian Jr. of Denver Colo., and a granddaughter.

Services will be held at 11 A.m. Tuesday at the Leavell Funeral Home in Midland. Burial will be in Calcutta United Presbyterian Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Contributed by Deborah Wall


Weirton Daily Times
September 27, 1955
page 2


Mrs. Lizzie (Goldie) Carothers, 64, Straight St., New Cumberland, died at 11 a.m. on Monday in the Weirton General Hospital. Mrs. Carothers had been confined to the hospital for the past two weeks.

She was born on May 22, 1891 in Roanoke, Va., the daughter of the late Charles and Frances Jones and had resided in New Cumberland for the past 30 years.

Mrs. Carothers' church affiliation was with St. Peter A. M. E. Church.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph Carothers; one daughter, Mrs. Catherine Barton, York, Pa.; one son, Arthur E. Brown, Steubenville; one sister, Pearl Jones, Roanoke, Va.; one grandchild and two great grandchildren.

Thursday at 2 p.m. Rev. George Stewart will officiate at funeral services in the Stewart and Turley Funeral Home and the burial folloing in the Union Cemetery in Pughtown.

Friends of the family may call at the Stewart and Turley Funeral Home in New Cumberland.


Weirton Daily Times
February 3, 1955
Page 2


Mrs. Elizabeth Grist, 66, of 3624 West street, died in Weirton General Hospital at 7:20 a. m. today, only a few minutes after having suffered a heart attack at her home.

She was born on March 8, 1888, to the late James C. and Sarah Ann Jones in Clydeh, Swansea, Wales, and was married on July 22, 1909 in Steubenville. Mrs. Grist came to Weirton from Steubenville thirty-one years ago. She was a member of Cove Presbyterian Church, Weirton Woman’s Club of Steubenville.

She leaves: her husband, Morris; sons, Clifford C. of Weirton and Edwin J. of Follansbee; three grandchildren; and brothers, Cornelius Jones of Steubenville, and Dr. John Jones of Los Angeles, Calif., a heart specialist who performed the first heart operation telecast all over the country. A brother, Edwin, died in Erie Pa., six years ago, and a brother, Dr. Thomas C. Jones, a cancer specialist and one of the top staff surgeons at Cleveland Clinic, died five years ago.

Friends will be received in the Steel and Wolfe Funeral Home late this evening. Services will be held Sunday 2 p.m. at the Funeral Home with the Rev. A Ferman Kearney, D. D. in charge. Burial will be in the Jones family plot at the Union Cemetery, Steubenville.


Weirton Daily Times
February 3, 1955
page 2

Charles Leroy Stewart

Services for Charles Leroy Stewart of Wintersville, brother of Mrs. Della Hall, Weirton, will be held Saturday 2 p.m. in the Dun?ope Funeral Home, Wintersville, with the Rev. John K. McDivitt in charge. Interment will be in Ft. Steuben Burial Estates.