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BARNES 16 Jul 1960 Mrs Belva May Barnes, 54, wife of Virgil Barnes of Bowman’s Addition died 15 Jul 1960; born in Artemas a dau of Johnson Collins and Elizabeth Johnson; survived by children of previous marriage to Patsy Weimer; Wilbur A Weimer-Flintstone; Richard A Weimer-Cumberland; Bernard Weimer-Deep River IA; Franklin Weimer-Shelby OH; Ernest Weimer-US Army; Mrs Shirley Luacnegro-Cumberland; Miss Geraldine Weimer; stepson Donald Barnes-Roaring Spring; step-daus Mrs Edith Phipps and Mrs Ethel Strawderman-both of Ft Pierce FL; brother Harold Collins-Bedford Road; sister Mrs Flora Ault-Rockville; burial in Pine Grove Cem.

GRUBB 03 Oct 1960 Everett-Mrs Bertha Mae Grubb, 76, Clearville, d. 02 Oct 1960 in Pennwood Nursing Home; b. in Bedford Co a dau of James Dicken and Emma Gordon; husband Shelly Grubb died in 1942; son Calvin S Grubb-Clearville; bros, Clarence Dicken-Washingtonville OH; Watson Dicken-Alliance OH; sister, Mrs Ella Koontz-Leetonia OH; ½ sisters, Mrs Rhoda Biller-Elsinore Ca; Mrs pearl Lundy-Detroit MI; burial in Clearville Union Cem.

HARDMAN 16 Jul 1960 Dorothea Jean Hardman, dau of Mr & Mrs Charles J Hardman -Chestnur St to Carl W Berndt, son of Mr & Mrs Douglas S May-Sylvan Av; attendants are Miss Carol Hardman, Miss Deloris Hardman and Earl Hardman.

HENDRICKSON 25 Mar 1960 Mrs Grace Hendrickson, 79, wife of George W Hendrickson-Bedford Rd; died 25 Mar 1960, b. Bedford Co, a dau of John B Wigfield and Virginia Hartsock; sons, Norman P Wigfield-Trenton NJ; George E Wigfield-Bedford Road; Paul W Wigfield-Uniontown PA; Kenneth L Wigfield-Elkton; daus, Mrs Nora M Brotemarkle-Cumberland; Mrs Edith D Nixon-Cumberland; bro, Albert Wigfield-Saranac NY; burial in P O S A Cemetery-Centreville.

HINKLE 13 Apr 1960 Hill Z. Hinkle, 70, Hinkle Road, son of Zane C Hinkle and Eliza Jane Wilkinson; brother Marvin T M Hinkle; sister, Mrs Ruth Rice.

KREITZBURG 02 Oct 1960 Frostburg- Mrs Sarah Alice P Kreitzburg, 83, widow of John W Kreitzburg, d. 01 Oct 1960 at the home of her daughter, Mrs Albert Miller, 126 Hill St, Frostburg. A daughter of Morris Townsend and Mary Ann (Rephann) Porter-Eckhart. Other survivors, dau, Mrs James Bone-Frostburg; dau, Mrs Daniel Miller-Frostburg; son, William Kreitzburg-Cumberland; son, John Kreitzburg-Frostburg; brothers, Russell, Marshall, Mason Porter-all of Eckhart; sisters, Mrs Richard Loar-LaVale; Mrs Frank Bloomer-Baltimore; Mrs Harry Craze-Frostburg; Mrs Richard Watson-Eckhart; Mrs Stanley Snyder-Eckhart; Mrs David Stark-Eckhart. Burial in Porter Cemetery, Eckhart.

KREITZBURG 29 May 1960 Marriage of John W Kreitzburg son of Mr & Mrs John W Kreitzburg Sr-Frostburg to Carolyn Arnold dau of Mr & Mrs Harmon J Arnold-Frostburg. Attendants, Miss Ruth Lee Kreitzburg-sister; Mrs Sally (Kreitzburg) Logsdon-sister and husband Kenneth Logsdon.

LITTLE 01 Aug 1960 Herman Albert Little, aged 59 years, of 515 Fort Avenue, a retired B & O RR employee, a son of Charles H Little and the late Mary Ann Jackson Little. Survived by widow, Maty Cecelia Pollock Little; son, John Harrison Little of Cumberland; daughters, Mrs Frances Will; Mrs Bernard Hansrote; Mrs Alvin Mawhinney; Mrs Roy Rizer, and Miss Sondra Little. Burial in Greenmount Cemetery. 

OFTEN 03 Sep 1960 Charles V Often Jr, son of the late Alida Angelshaug Often and Charles V Often Sr & wife Harriet married Patricia E Miller, dau of the late Margaret Miller and Walter & wife Mildred.  Rev Jacob Snyder officiated.

POWERS 21 Aug 1960 Marriage of June Karen Powers dau of Mr & Mrs Louis Powers, Maplewood Lane to Ronald Hunnicutt son of Mr & Mrs William L Hunnicutt-Brevard NC. 30 Mar 1971- Death of mother Edna Crabtree Powers, name now Brothers, living in W Brookfield MA.

ROBISON 08 Jul 1960 Lester James Robison, 66, Ellicott City, native of Artemas died 07 Jul 1960 at University Hospital; b. 29 Dec 1899 a son of Silas Robison and Maria Wigfield; wife Elita Miller; brothers, Herman Robison-Williams Rd; sisters, Mrs Lula Barnes-Inglesmith; Mrs Earl Smith-Purcell; Mrs Allie Clingerman-Fairview; Mrs Mary O Robison-Hagerstown and Mrs Lavada Eichelberger-Washington St.

ROBISON 02 Jul 1960 Kelly E Robison, 59, husband of Lula Weicht Robison, Yale St, died today and buried in Fairview Cem; son of Silas and Maria (Wigfield) Robison, sons, Carl Robison-Cumberland; Robert L Robison-USAF; Mrs Elmer Cross and Mrs Robert Chrissy-both Cumberland; brothers, Herman Robison-Williams Rd; Lester Robison-Havre De Grace MD; sisters, Mrs Lula Barnes-Inglesmith; Mrs Earl Smith-Purcell; Mrs Allie Clingerman-Fairview; Mrs Mary O Robison-Hagerstown and Mrs Lavada Eichelberger-Washington St.

SHIPLEY 23 May 1960 Mrs Emma May Shipley, died today 23 May 1960; husband, Samuel Shipley died in 1944; dau of James K Hinkle and Susan Barnes; son, Bernard R Shipley-Cumberland; Daughters, Mrs Martin V Leidy-Bowman’s Addition; Mrs Woodrow K Johnston-Bowmans Addition; burial in Greenmount Cemetery.

SMITH 11 Jul 1960 Mt Savage-Mrs Josephine Smith, 85, b. 30 Nov 1874 in Flintstone a dau of John L Bennett and Mazie Perdew; survived by dau, Mrs Bertha Kirby-Mt Savage; sons, Howard R Smith; William L Smith; and George W Smith-all of Mt Savage; brothers, Frank Bennett; William Bennett; Henry Bennett- all of Mt Savage; sis, Mrs Annie Bridges-Mt Savage.

SMITH 15 Apr 1960 Karl McDonald Smith, 72, Maryland Av, son of Jarrett Smith and Mary Caldwell; wife, Margaret F Ruckmann preceded him in death; bros, Harry P Smith-Orlando FL; Walter Smith-Orlando FL; Bryon Smith-Charlotte NC; sis, Mrs Margaret E Morris-Eustis FL.

SMITH 23 Apr 1960 Mrs Geraldine Smith, 38, wife of Arthur J Smith Sr-Winchester Rd, d. 22 Apr 1960, dau of Anthony M Struntz and Mary Ann Dickey; son, Arthur J Smith Jr and dau, Miss Bonnie May Smith at home; burial in Sunset Memorial.

SMITH 03 Feb 1960 Hyndman-Albert Leroy Smith, d. 02 Feb 1960, a son of Jesse Smith and Catherine Smith; widow Mrs Emma Smith; son, Albert L Smith Jr-Home; bros, Homer Smith-Hardwick MD; Harvey Smith-Hyndman; sisters, Mrs Charles Wohl-Meyersdale; Mrs Mabel Miller Cumberland; Mrs Roy McLaughlin-Cumberland; half-bros, Samuel Smith-Somerset; Milton Smith-Somerset.

SMITH 26 Feb 1960 Mrs Charles A Smith- Mrs Ella Blanche Smith, 77, widow of Versailles PA d. 25 Feb 1960; born in Fulton Co, a dau of Joseph Smith and Elizabeth Smith; sis, Mrs Ethel A. Leasure Amaranth; brothers, Ross C Smith-Wrichester VA; Roy A Smith-Little Orleans; burial in Presbyterian Cemetery-Hancock.

SMITH 16 Jun 1960 Bedford-Miss Clara Zelma Smith, 63, d. 14 Jun 1960 at home of brother Lester D Smith Cumberland Valley, a dau of Frederick Smith and Margaret E Diehl.

SMITH 03 Jul 1960 Roberta Joann Smith, dau Mr & Mrs Allen Reed Smith-Lake Gordon to Charles David Wilson, son of Mr & Mrs David E Wilson-Bedford Rd.

SMITH 27 Mar 1960 Paul Eugene Smith, son of Mr & Mrs Ellery D Smith-Flintstone to Thelma June Rinehart, dau of Mr & Mrs Dale W Rinehart-Shawnee Av.

SMITH 08 Nov 1960 Lewis T Smith, 68, Flintstone; d. 07 Nov 1960 in Sacred Heart Hosp; b. in Bedford Co a son of James Smith and Sarah Jay; widow, Tena Poole; sons, B Kimmell Smith-Flintstone; Lawrence C Smith-Flintstone; Allen R Smith, Leo B Smith, Paul J Smith, Ira G Smith, and Grayson A Smith-all of Baltimore; daus, Mrs Alvina Catterton-Harwood MD; Mrs Elva Davidson-Baltimore; bros, Thaddeus Smith-Flintstone; Thomas Smith-Montezuma NY; burial in Fairview Cem with grandsons as pallbearers; Vernon K Smith, Arnold L Smith, J Lawrence Smith, Leo Smith Jr and Paul J Smith Jr.

SMITH 31 May 1960 Mrs Elizabeth M Smith, 48, wife of G Morgan Smith-Braddock Rd, d. 29 May 1960; a dau of Harry Matheney and Gertrude Sincell; dau, Marjorie Russell Smith-at home.

VILLA 20 Jan 1960 Frostburg- John Joseph Villa, 51, d. 19 Jan 1960; born in Fayette Co, PA a son of John Villa and Julia Komatz; widow, Martha Weslow, dau, Julia Villa-Frostburg, brothers and sisters.

WESLOW 20 Feb 1960 Ronald E Weslow son of Mr & Mrs Mayford Weslow-Frostburg married to Esther Onalee Pretzel dau of Mr & Mrs Emil C Pretzel-Bruceton Mills WV.

WIGFIELD 07 May 1960 Asbury Wigfield, 92, Clearville, b. 02 Jul 1867, son of James Wigfield and Mathilda Barnes, wife, Marjorie Potter died in 1940, no survivors.

WIGFIELD 17 Oct 1960 Oldtown-Emory Judge Wigfield, 84, died 16 Oct 1960; born 02 Oct 1876 a son of John Wigfield and Deborah Shryock; wife Bertie A Wigfield preceded him in death; daus, Mrs Raymond Ryan-Martinsburg; Mrs Samuel Whetzel-Cumberland; Mrs Thelma Leyking-Washington; son, Rev. Hartley L Wigfield; brothers, Gus Wigfield Cumberland; Hunter Wigfield and Walter Wigfield both Patterson’s Creek WV; sister, Mrs Minnie Smith-Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Park.





BLUCKER 22 Feb 1961 Mt Savage-Mrs Sara Isabell Yantz Blucker, 79, widow of Charles Blucker who d. 1950; born 02 Jun 1881; children many including... Mrs Helene Kreitzburg-Cumberland.

CREEK 06 Apr 1961 Charles Lester Creek, 70, Bowman’s Addition, d. 05 Apr 1961, b. in Little Orleans a son of James Creek and Maud Golden, widow Ellen Lee; bros, Austin Creek-McKeesport; Robert M Creek-Hillsdale PA; sis, Mrs Amanda Starrett-Irwin PA; Mrs Conda Smith-Little Orleans, burial in POSA Cem.-Centreville.

DENEEN 06 Feb 1961 Scott O Deneen, 82, son of Jacob Deneen and Mary Hagey; wife Lillian Fisher; children, Aura Deneen-home; Mrs Beatrice Lattimer-home; Mrs Charles Myers-Philadelphia; Mrs Logan Dolphman-Detroit MI; Woodrow Deneen-home; sis, Mrs Mary Barnhart; burial in Warfordsburg Presbyterian Cem.

FELTON 07 Feb 1961 John L Felton, 77, died in Breezewood, b. 24 Dec 1883; a son of John A Felton and Nancy Eshelman; sis, Mrs Edna Boor-Cumberland; burial in Cedar Grove Lutheran.

FETTERS 28 Sep 1961 Clearville-Albert Fetters, 89, d. 26 Sep 1961; a son of William Fetters and Elizabeth Wigfield; wife, Sarah E Robinette preceded him in death; son, John Fetters-Everett; dau, Mrs Luther Miller-Clearville; bro, Colonel Fetters-Clearville.

HARDMAN 04 Apr 1961 Anna Hardman, 85, of Friends Cove; b. 07 Nov 1875, dau of Josiah Koontz and Eliza Dibert; husband J Harvey Hardman died years ago; step-sons, Eugene Hardman-Bedford; Robert Hardman-Wash State; burial in Bedford Cemetery.

HOOPENGARDNER 16 Oct 1961 Hancock-Elsie Grace Hoopengardner, 77, d. 14 Oct 1961 in Berkeley Springs; a dau of Scott Bottenfield and Billie Showalter; husband John L Hoopengardner preceded her in death; sons, Wilbur Hoopengardner; Guy Hoopengardner; Denton Hoopengardner; daus, Mrs Gertie Schriver-St Augustine FL; Mrs Gladys Hartung-Portsmouth VA; Mrs Ada Ritz-Hancock; sisters, Mrs Gertie Barney-Amaranth; Mrs Nellie Covalt-Warfordsburg; Mrs Jessie Mellott-Jennerstown.

MILLER 26 Jun 1961 Frostburg-Daniel B Miller, died 25 Jun 1961 a son of George C Miller and Eliza Stevens; wife, Hazel Kreitzburg; sons, Harold Miller-Zihlman; William Miller-Frostburg; Michael Miller-Frostburg; Jackson Miller-Hudson OH; dau, Mrs Juanita Morgan-Arlington VA; step-sons, Robert Pollock-Johnstown; Kenneth Pollock-Frostburg; step-daus, Mrs Helen Shives-Zihlman; Mrs Mary Little-Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Roy Deffenbaugh-Mt Savage; Mrs Grace Mont-Frostburg.

SHERTZER 08 Oct 1961 Mrs Catherine Shertzer- Area Woman to Observe Her Ninetieth Birthday. Article including photo.

SMITH 13 Feb 1961 Sarah H Smith, 85, Bedford St, d. 11 Feb 1961 in Baltimore; b. in England 20 Dec 1875, a dau of Robert Squibb and Harriett Brown; husband Garrett Smith preceded her in death; dau, Dorothy M Greene-Cumberland, burial in St Mary’s Cem.

SMITH 26 Nov 1961 Bruce Andrew Smith, son of Mr & Mrs William A Smith -Wilmont Ave. to Gail Elaine Garlitz, dau of Mr & Mrs James H Garlitz-St Mary’s St.

SMITH 2l May 1961 Calvin Lee Smith, son of late Ralph Smith & Clara Smith-Artemas to Constance Susan Bennett, dau of Mr & Mrs Paul Bennett-Flintstone.

SMITH 01 Jun 1961 Philip S Smith, 91, Wellersburg, died 31 May 1961; born in Bedford Co on 01 Apr 1870, a son of Andrew Smith and Emily Keel; widow is Clara (Martz) Sweeney Smith; stepsons Harry Sweeney; Charles F Sweeney-Cumberland; sister, Elizabeth Crawford-Juniata PA, burial in Fairview.

SMITH 17 Sep 1961 George Francis Smith of Brooks Hotel, d. 16 Sep 1961, son of John Smith and Margaret Whitfield; sons, John Francis Smith Jr.; William C Smith-both of Cumberland; Joseph L Smith-Baltimore; daus, Mrs Harry Twigg-Silver Spring; Mrs Robert Scaletta-Cumberland; bro, John Smith-Cumberland.

SMITH 08 Jan 1961 Donald Smith, son of Mr & Mrs Lester B Smfth-RD4 Cumberland to Mary Roberta Carder, dau of Mr & Mrs Noah S Carder-Oldtown.

SMITH 22 Jan 1961 Linda Lee Smith, dau of Mr & Mrs C Walter Smith-Bedford Road to E Douglas Holler, son of Elmer Holler-Forrester Av and Mrs Idella E Holler-Oldtown Rd.

SMITH 20 Mar 1961 Mrs John C Smith-Josephine Victoria Smith, 83, widow of Sgt John C Smith; b. in Augusta GA a dau of Thomas James and Mary Morris; sons, F Vernon Smith-Flintstone; Sgt John L Smith-Glen Burnie; PO 11 Class, Charles 0 Smith-Alameda CA; daus, Mrs Harry Chamley-Arlington VA; Mrs Clarisse Twigg-Richmond VA; Mrs Emory Davis-Flintstone, burial in lOOF Cem-Flintstone.

SMITH 03 Mar 1961 W Ralph Smith, of Artemas age 60, d. 01 Mar 1961 in McConnellsburg, a son of Oliver Smith and Christina Chambers; wife Clara Roberts; children, Mrs Mary Smith-Transfer; Mrs Pauline Mearkle, Mrs Betty Rice and Richard Smith-all of Clearville; Donald Smith Artemas; Wayne Smfth-Ft Louden; George Smith, Norma Smith, Edna Smith, and Calvin Smith-all at home; bro, J Cecil Smith-Little Orleans; sis, Mrs Myrtle Foster-Laughlintown; Mrs Stella Mann- Pittsburgh; Mrs Lydia Norris- Little Orleans; burial in Fairview Cem.

SMITH 14 Nov 1961 Everett PA-Ronald C Smith, 41, d. 12 Nov 1961 in Altoona; a son of T Francis Smith and Jennie Williams; dau, Judy Ann Smith-Bedford; bros, Roger Smith-Woodbridge VA; Leo Smith-Dudley; Allen Smith-Everett; sis, Mrs Nellie Thompson-Dallas; Mrs Marie Gordon Washington DC; burial in Rock Hill Cem.

SMITH 22 Jan 1961 Wanda Rae Smith, dau of Mr & Mrs Raymond C Smith-Greenpoint to Junior Lee Davis, son of Mr & Mrs Ezra Davis-Williams Road.

STOTTLEMYER 05 Jun 1961 Edna Virginia Stottlemyer, 79, died yesterday in Little Orleans; a dau of George Hoopengardner and Mary Ann Northcraft; husband James G Stottlemyer; sons, Elmer G Stottlemyer-Cumberland; William B Stottlemyer-Little Orleans; Harry W Stottlemyer-Little Orleans; sisters,Mrs Harriet Metz-Cumberland; Mrs Hulda Stoner-Hancock; Mrs Jessie Creek-Hancock; burial in Piney Plains Cemetery.

WALTERS 17 Jan 1961 Charles C Walters, 71, of Garrett PA; a son of Albert Walters and Sopphia Pritts; wife Edna E Lowery; children, Charles Walters-Mt Savage MD; Clarence A Walters-Rawlings MD; bros, Harry Walters-Corriganville MD; William Walters-Garrett PA; Jacob Walters-Hagerstown MD; George Walters-Baltimore MD.

WESLOW 02 Oct 1961 Harvey Weslow, son of Mr & Mrs Elmer R Weslow -Hope Rd, Frostburg to Helen Kay Walls, dau of Mr & Mrs Clifford Walls - Walnut St, Frostburg.

WIGFIELD 04 Jun 1961 Nora Estella Wigfield, 83, of Flintstone, died 03 Jun 1961; dau of Simon P Oster and Martha Mauck; husband, Edward Wigfield; children, Leslie M Wigfield-Flintstone; Mary Belle Decker-Baltimore; a sis, Mrs Willie Perrin-Flintstone; burial in IOFF Cem. Flintstone.

WIGFIELD 11 Apr 1961 Gustav William Wigfield, 75, of N Centre St died 10 Apr 1961; born in Piney Plains, a son of John Wigfield and Deborah Shryock, surviving are, wife Dollie Stump; children, Ralph L Wigfield-Washington; Mrs Mary E Robesson-Roberts Place; Mrs Lydia Knepp-Clarysville; sister, Mrs Minnie Smith-Cumberland; brothers, Hunter Wigfield-Patterson’s Creek’ Walter Wigfield-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Memorial.

WIGFIELD 31 Dec 1961 Vada Leona Wigfield, dau of Mr & Mrs Edgar Wigfield-Everett to Robert H Birmingham, son of Mr & Mrs Eugene Birmingham-Patterson Ave, Cumberland.

WILSON 12 Oct 1961 Ida Belle Wilson, 82,Laing Ave, originally of Murleys Branch,died 11 Oct 1962; a dau of John & Permilia Hardman; husband Amon Wilson died in 1952; daus, Mrs Julia Snider-Cumberland; Mrs Bessie Shewbridge-Cumberland; Mrs Virginia Snider-Cumberland; Mrs Florence Lewis-Albright WV; Mrs Tillie Gross-Baltimore; sisters, Mrs Mattie Hartung-Youngstown OH; Mrs Maggie McDonald-Cumberland.




BENNETT 04 Sep 1962 Alcinda Bennett, 90, Lincoln St., d. 01 Sep 1962; b. 20 Jan 1872 in Artemas, a dau of Lewis Smith and Sarah Smith; husband Abraham Bennett died 1954; sons, Stanley Bennett-Stephen City VA; Vernon Bennett-Hagerstown; daus, Mrs Melita Hitchens Cumberland; Mrs Suzie Wallizer-Cumberland; step-dau, Mrs Ethel Mills-Yerdon PA; stepsons, Russell Bennett-Cumberland; Berte Bennett-Lakeland FL; sis, Mrs Agnes Bennett Cumberland; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

CREUTZBURG 20 Oct 1962 Barton, MD-Mrs Catherine Clementine Creutzburg, 90, d. 19 Oct 1962 in Baltimore; b. in Wheeling WV, a dau of Robert Cowan and Catherine Goodwin; husband Frederick Creutzburg preceded her in death; dau, Miss Freda Creutzburg-Baltimore; burial in Laurel Hill-Moscow MD.

DAY 12 Sep 1962 Mrs Bessie V Day, 66, wife of Calvin M Day, Eastman Road, died this morning. Born in Okonoko WV, a dau of Jefferson Saville and Sarah Moreland; Sons, Clifford W Day-Everett; Russell E Day-Cumberland; Calvin J Day-Detroit MI; daus, Mrs Audra Pugh-RD2 Cumberland; Mrs Betty L Nine-Cumberland; brothers, Harvey Saville-Points WV; Wilson Saville-Picardy; sisters, Mrs John Brelsford-Short Gap WV; Mrs Charles Haines-Points WV; Mrs Simon Lewis-Picardy; Mrs Violet Householder-Cumberland. Burial in Hillcrest.

JAY 30 Dec 1962 Hezekiah Jay, 82, Shades Lane, died last night, a son of Samuel Jay and Agnes Barkman; widow, Minnie Smith; sons, Stanley Jay-Northeast MD; Lester H Jay-Waynesboro VA; Chester A Jay-Youngstown OH bros, Conda Jay-Briston FL; Raymond Jay-Artemas; Robert P Jay-Frostburg; Charles Jay-Akron OH; sis, Mrs Anna Gandee and Mrs Pearl Soulsby-Akron Oh.

OFTEN 18 Jul 1962 Mrs. Margaret Often, 45, died suddenly yesterday at her home on Dinwiddie Street, Portsmouth Va., where she had resided the past 10 years. Born in Cumberland, September 12, 1916, she was a daughter of George and Sarah (Rompa) Leidinger. She was employed as a clerk at the Governor Dinwiddie Hotel in Portsmouth. Surviving are her husband, John R. Often; two sons, John R. and Gary L. Often, Portsmouth; one brother, Lawrence Leidinger, and one sister, Mrs. Catherine Gross, both of this city. The body will be returned to the Scarpelli Funeral Home following services tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the Snelling Funeral Home, Portsmouth. Often Services

Services for Mrs. Margaret Often, 45, who died Tuesday will be conducted tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Scarpelli Funeral Home. The family will receive friends today 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Interment will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

SHIPLEY 21 Jun 1962 Gertrude Shipley, 65, of Springdale St, Cumberland died; born in Reynolds, MD a dau of William Snyder and Anna Lilya; husband Ira T Shipley; sons, Raymond H Shipley-Potomac Park; William O Shipley-Cumberland; daus, Mrs Genevieve Moyer-Cumberland; Mrs Marie Miller-Baltimore; Mrs Jean Louise Shipley-Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Mary Clay-Cumberland; Mrs Edith Hacker-Sweickley PA; burial in Sunset Park.

SMITH 09 Oct 1962 Hyndman-Harvey Charles Smith Sr., 60, died yesterday; born in Glencoe on 02 Jan 1902, a son of Jesse Smith; wife Pearl Alzene Hall; son, Harvey C Smith Jr.; dau, Mildred Thelma Smith-home; bro, Homer Smith-Pittsburgh; sis, Mrs Marion Mabel Miller-Mason Rd; Mrs Laughlin-Cumberland; Mrs Margaret Wahl-Meyersdale; burial in Lyberger Cemetery.

SMITH 27 Sep 1962 Mrs Eva Mazie Smith, 68, wife of Robert G Smith, died last night at home on Cecelia St; born in Berkeley Springs, a dau of Frederick S Lenhart and Octava Hammner; sons, Frederick A Smith-home; Robert G Smith Jr-Hyndman; Thomas L Smith-Keyser; dau, Miss Ruth M Smith-home, brothers and sisters; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

SMITH 29 Apr 1962 Mary Alice Smith, 82, widow of Charles Perry Smith, formerly of Locust Grove died 28 Apr 1962 in Altoona. Born in bard, PA, a dau of George W Tipton and Jeannette Leach; sons, Wil Smith; George E Smith-Cumberland; John E Smith-Pittsburgh; N Paul Smith-USAF; daus, Mrs Paul Wilkinson-Roaring Spring; Mrs William Rouzer-Altoona; sis, Mrs Myrtle Thrasher, burial in Eckhart Cem.

SMITH 08 Aug 1962 Piney Plains-Mrs A Blanche (Brinkman) Smith, 66, widow of James Cecil Smith Sr, died yesterday at home; a dau of Julius Brinkman and Clara Hartley; daus, Mrs Christine Werdebaugh and Mrs Ruth Jones-both Hagerstown; sons, James C Smith Jr.-College Park MD; Lt Norman G Smith-Key West FL; bros, C Raymond Brinkman- Collingswood NJ; Warren Brinkman-Upper Darby PA; sis, Mrs Lillie Hoopengardner-Haverstown PA; Mrs Ethel Harding-Upper Darby PA; Mrs Margaret Norris-Flintstone; Mrs Gladys Souders Hancock; burial at Piney Plains.

SMITH 07 Jan 1962 Peter William Smith Jr. son of Mr & Mrs Peter William Smith Sr. -Louisianna Ave to Mary Jane Barry, dau of Mr & Mrs Charles M Barry Sr-Eckhart.

SMITH 10 Jun 1962 Charles Paul Smith, 67, Beall St died today; born in Rainsburg PA, a son of Edward H Smith and Melinda Casteel; widow, Ina Moorhead; sons, Charles E Smith-Cumberland; Donald C Smith-Middletown PA; dau, Mrs Clair Morgart-Bedford; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

SMITH 22 Jun 1962 Mrs Virgie Lena Smith, 71, wife of Sherman Smith, died last night in Ellerslie; born in Buffalo Mills, a dau of Andrew Emerick and Anna Emerick; sons, Guy Smith-Cleveland; Charles Smith-Irwin PA; dau, Mrs Ethel Barton-Monroeville PA.

SMITH 07 Oct 1962 Regina Marie Smith, dau of Mr & Mrs Harry 0 Smith-Hill Top Dr to Robert Millard McCarty, son of Mr & Mrs Milard McCarty-Race St.

SMITH 20 Mar 1962 Miss Ella R Smith, Penn St, Bedford, d. 18 Mar 1962; dau of John B Smith and Caroline Gardrill; sis, Miss Bertha Smith-Bedford; Mrs Cecelia Suter-Bedford; Mrs Etta Foreman Cumberland; burial in St Thomas Cemetery-Bedford.

SMITH 23 Jun 1962 Willard Lee Smith, 7 days old, son of Charles W Smith and Joyce Winters, Brant Road, Cresaptown; survivors, twin brother born 16 Jul 1962, Charles L Smith; sis, Leona Ann Smith-both at home; gr-pars, Mr & Mrs Willard Smith-Cresaptown; Mr & Mrs Alvin Winters, Cresaptown.

SMITH 15 Jun 1962 James S Smith, 82, Montreal Av, died last night in Memorial Hospital; born in Berryville PA, a son of Samuel G Smith and Betty A Hough; widow, Nellie V Zarger; dau, Mrs Mabel V Tweedale-Levittown PA; brother, Briscoe E Smith; sister Mrs Peachie J Cassell-both of Harpers Ferry WV; burial in Hillcrest.

SMITH 17 Jun 1962 Nancy Joan Smith, dau of Mr & Mrs Carl F Smith-Columbia Av to Chester Carl Reinhart, son of Daryl W Rinehart and late Thelma Rinehart-Shawnee Av.

TRAIL 06 Apr 1962 William Milford Trail, 57, of Little Orleans, d. 05 Apr 1962; a native of Belle Grove, son of James Trail and Amanda Elizabeth Swain; widow Maysel Ketterman; sons, James M Trail-Washington DC; Millard Homer Trail-Amaranth; William Merle Trail-home; daus, Mrs Norma Conrad; Miss Madelyn Carolyn Trail, and Miss Mary Virginia Trail, all of home; brothers, John H Trail; George Herbert Trail; Glenn Thomas Trail-all of Flintstone; sisters, Mrs Ruth Weicht and Mrs Justin Heavener-both of Flintstone; Mrs Joseph Rowe-Mason Road. Burial in Piney Plains.

WALTERS 24 Nov 1962 Harry Walters, 80, of Chaneysville, d. 23 Nov 1962 in Nason Hosp, Roaring Springs; born in Bedford County, a son of Hezekiah Walters and Rachel Wilkinson; bros, Elmer Walters, Russell Walters, Austa Waltes-all of Chaneysville; sisters, Mrs Nora Adams-Cumberland; Mrs Hazel Trail-Chaneysville; burial in Chaneysville Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 15 Nov 1962 Irvin V Wigfield, 49, Flintstone, d. 13 Nov 1962. Born in Bedford County a son of Merten Wigfield and Mary Casteel; widow, Wanda Bolyard; sister, Emily Pletka-Cleveland.

WIGFIELD 25 Jan 1962 Angela Agnes Wigfield, 47, Roberts Place d. 24 Jan 1962, b. 01 Apr 1914 in Eckhart a dau of Samuel Wigfield and Anna Byrnes, husband Urner F Wigfield, son Lawrence Wigfield-at home, sisters and brothers.

WILLIAMS 04 Mar 1962 Florence Williams, 62, Artemas, d. 03 Mar 1962 in Berkeley Springs Hospital, dau of Joseph S Morse and Eliza Cline; brother, Philip S Morse-Cumberland; sister, Mrs Lenore Wimer-Baltimore; burial in Fairview Cem.




BARNES 18 Aug 1963 Mrs Virginia Green, 70, Shriver Av, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital; a dau of Michael H Barnes and Lucy G Barnhart; b. in Allegany Co; husband, Gordon H Green Sr; step-son, Gordon H Green Jr-Newport RI; sisters, Mr Chester W Brown-Belle Grove and Mrs Lowell Bair-St Petersburg FL; brothers, James Barnes-Belle Grove and Rollie L Barnes-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

CRAWFORD 28 Jan 1963 Edward Leonard Crawford, 60, of Offutt St, d. 27 Jan 1963; b. 07 Jan 1903 in Cumberland, a son of David Crawford and Mary Albright; wife, Leona White; bros, Charles Crawford-Elkton; Leroy Crawford-Cumberland; Lester Crawford-Neodosha KS; Harold Crawford-Baltimore; Robert Crawford-Baltimore; sisters, Mrs Nettie Wills-Cumberland; Mrs Thelma Sherlock-Baltimore; Mrs Pearl Hutson-Baltimore; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

CRAWFORD 07 Feb 1963 Joseph Crawford, 66, of State St Lonaconing, d. 06 Feb 1963; a son of Joseph Crawford and Margaret Miller; wife is Elsie Duckworth; son, Charles Crawford-Bowling Green, Cumberland; daus, Mrs Arthur Spano-Cumberland; Mrs John Brode-Lonaconing; Mrs Junior Green-Lonaconing; Mrs Thompson Moore-Michigan; bro, George Crawford-Moscow MD; step-sis, Mrs Rose Preston-Gilmore; Mrs Sarah Rosenberger-Morgantown; Mrs Stanley Bennett-Ohio; Mrs Ralph Gillespie-Ohio; burial in Oak Hill Cem.-Lonaconing.

CREUTZBURG 22 Jul 1963 Miss Freda L Creutzburg, RN, 65, of Barton, d. 21 Jul 1963 in Church Home Hospital-Baltimore; dau of Enoch F and Katherine C Creutzburg. She had been Dir. of Church Home Hosp for 8 yrs; burial in Laurel Hill Cem., Barton.

FELTEN 12 Apr 1963 Joanna Felten, 76, Bedford St.; died today; a dau of Joseph Deatelhauser and Virginia Valentine; husband, Conrad H Felten; sons, Joseph C Fenten-Cumberland; Martin C Felten-Cumberland; bro, Robert Deatelhauser-Cumberland; sis, Mary Schriver-Washington DC.

FINK 05 May 1963 Rev Russell E Fink of St Johns Lutheran Church since 1956 transferred to Philadelphia for LCA Board of Parish Education. Born in India a son of Rev & Mrs J Russell Fink of Rochester NY; graduated from Manchester PA HS; married Martha Herman of Steeltown PA and a grad of Gettysburg College; children, Natalie, Kathlene, and Lois.

HARDMAN 02 Jan 1963 Marshall E. (Mutt) Hardman, 57, of Mill Run Road, Oldtown died New Year’s Day in Memorial Hospital where he was a patient three days. He was the son of the late George E. And Alice (Mann) Hardman, and a native of this county. He was a member of Iron Workers Local 506, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and the Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Hameline (Carroll) Hardman; two sons M. Steven and John E Hardman at home; two daughters, Mrs. Karen Durrett, city, and Mrs. Marian Chambers, Elerslie; a brother, Blair Hardman, Christie Road,; three sisters, Mrs. Pleasant Messick, Everett, PA, Mrs. Bessie Raines, Pleasant Valley, and Mrs. Rhoda Pennel, DeHaven Road. The body is at the Silcox Funeral Home where services will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. W.E. Tatum, pastor of Oldtown Bethel Assembly of God Church, officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

HARDMAN 30 Apr 1963 Ernest J Hardman of Altoona; d. 29 Apr 1963; a son of William H Hardman and Emily; daus, Mrs Helen Metzler-Miami; Mrs Hilda Garwood-Cross Wicks NJ; Miss Alma Hardman-Trenton NJ; sisters Mrs Theo. W Housel-Cross Wickes NJ; Mrs William B Rogers-Philadelphia.

HARTLEY 30 Nov 1963 Mrs Ora Nancy Hartley, 68, Little Orleans, d. 28 Nov 1963; a dau of M Jeremiah Whitfield and Columbia Catherine Morse; husband, Clarence C Hartley; sons, George H Hartley-Little Orleans MD; Clinton A Hartley-College Park MD; Clifford M Hartley-E Riverdale MD; dau, Mrs Ina G Morris-Beltsville MD; sister, Mrs Esther Jerome-Hancock; brothers, Joseph E Whitfield-York PA; Olney Whitfield-Little Orleans-burial in Piney Plains.

HERRING 07 Jul 1963 MSgt John C Herring killed in auto accident in Morocco, son of Edgar C Herring and Lavene Koontz; wife, Marion McKenzie; children, Randy Lou Herring and Jackie Lynn Herring-home; brother, Neff Herring-Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Laura Holmes; Mrs Louise Knick; Mrs Betty Appell; Mrs Audrey Carpenter; Mrs Janet Cassell-all of Cumberland.

IRONS 04 Apr 1963 Mary Roselle Irons, 55, d. 03 Apr 1963; a dau of George E Wigfield and Maggie P Stottlemyer; husband, John Milton Irons preceded her in death; sons, Milton Irons- RD 4 Cumberland; Larry D Irons-RD 4 Cumberland; daus, Mrs Clarence Sheetz-Cresaptown; Mrs Michael Garlitz-RD4 Cumberland; bros, Elis Wigfield-RD4 Cumberland; Arol Wigfield-RD 4 Cumberland; Urner Wigfield-Cumberland; Glenn L Wigfield-Brunswick; sis, Mrs Zella Irons-Mexico Farms; Mrs Beulah Griffin-Cumberland; Mrs Juanita Stock-Warrenton VA.

KREITZBURG 07 Jul 1963 Ruth Lee Kreitzburg, dau of Mr & Mrs John Walter Kreitzburg-Spring St Frostburg to James Francis Delaney Jr, son of Mr & Mrs James Francis Delaney Sr- E Main St Frostburg.

MATTHEWS 04 Jan 1963 Jeanette P Matthews, 80, Jane Frazier Village; born in Flintstone, dau of James Smith and Eliza Barnes; widow James E Matthews; son, John E Matthews-Durham NC; bro, Boyd Smith and Frank Smith-both Cumberland; sister, Miss Ella Smith.

McGINN Mar 20, 1963 Death of Agnes McGinn, 90, dau of Hugh McGinn and Elizabeth Currie

MEYERS 11 Nov 1963 Mrs Melissa I Meyers, 76, Youngstown OH, died 09 Nov 1963 at Austintown OH; b. in Bedford, a dau of Isaac Smith and Emily Collins; husband, Louis F Meyers died in 1942; son, Robert E Meyers; brothers, Oscar Smith-Youngstown; Russell Smith-Ridgeley WV; sister, Mrs Susan Lambert-Cleveland; burial in Hillcrest.

MILLER 28 Oct 1963 Jeremiah "Jerry" Miller, 68, RD 3 Bedford, died today; a son of Thomas Miller and Christine Ansel; his wife, Ida Mae Oster died in 1958; sons, Cleveland Miller-North East PA; Jennings Miller-North East PA; Emery Miller-Ambridge PA; Elvin Miller-Flintstone MD; Elmer Miller; Virgil Miller; Donald Miller-all home; daus, Mrs Robert Dolly-Wiley Ford WV; Mrs Geraldine Miller-Bedford; Mrs Russell Wertz-Bedford; Mrs Robert McGee-Bedford; Mrs Franklin Bridges-Flintstone; brother, Walter Miller-Bedford; sisters, Mrs Ollie Schroyer-Johnstown; Mrs John Kight-Bedford; Mrs Paul Beck-Chaneysville PA; burial in POS of A Cemetery, Centresville.

PROPST 26 Jul 1963 Double Murder-Suicide-Guy Propst, 47, Baltimore Pike, step-children, Bonita L Harrison, 16; Richard Lee Harrison, 15.

SHERTZER 14 Jun 1963 Jennings Shertzer, 66, E Main St, Frostburg, MD, died in Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland today. Born in Cumberland a son of John Shertzer and Catherine Pryle; widow Margaret Byrnes; sons, John J Shertzer-Mt Savage; William G Shertzer-Frostburg; James F Shertzer-Frostburg; dau, Mrs Charles Kallmyer-Frostburg; bro, Edward P Shertzer-Cumberland; sisters, Mrs William Often; Mrs Stephen Brown; Mrs James Gerdeman and Mrs Patrick Carn-all of Cumberland; Mrs Walter Dodd-Vale Summitt; burial in St Michaels Cemetery-Frostburg.

SMITH 08 Sep 1963 Jean Rae Smith, dau of Mr & Mrs Warren A Smith-Marion St married to William J Grisko, son of Mr & Mrs William J Grisko-Melrose Park IL.

SMITH 08 Sep 1963 Lorraine C Smith, dau of Mrs Mary Smith-Pleasant Valley married to Ronald M Smith, son of Mr & Mrs Archie Smith-Little Orleans.

SMITH O8 Oct 1963 Nathan W Smith, b. 09 Jun 1904, d. 08 Oct 1963; son of Hezekiah Smith and Harriet Leasure of Chaneysville; mar. Mildred C Imler On 08 Aug 1934; daus Mrs Mary Belle Keithley; Mrs Ruth A Amick-Roaring Spring; sister, Mrs Belle Schmidt-Akron; brothers, Russell Smith and Arnold Smith-Everett; 1/2 bro, Marshall Weicht.

SMITH 05 Jul 1963 Mrs Bessie Mae Smith, 76, died yesterday; a dau of Amos Atila Elbin and Mathilda Tewell; husband Scott L Smith-Artemas; son, Philip Smith-Artemas; daughters, Mrs Frances Warnick-Cumberland; Mrs Leo Northcraft-Warfordsburg; Mrs Randolph Twigg-Baltimore; Mrs Ernest Nichols-Salisbury MD; sisters, Mrs George Boer-Woolburg PA; Mrs Hayes Clingerman-Baltimore Pike, Cumberland; brother, Howard Elbin-Artemas; burial in Fairview.

SMITH 2O Jun 1963 Frederick H Smith, 48, Litilitz PA, d. 19 Jun 1963; b. 20 Jul 1914, a son of Harrison Smith and Leah Kendall; wife, Alice Faupel preceded him in death; bro, Robert K Smith Cumberland; nephew, Robert K Smith Jr; burial in Hillcrest.

SMITH 14 Oct 1963 Mrs Lulu V Smith, 75, of Mullen St, died yesterday; born 15 Jun 1888, a dau of Christopherand Julia Smith; husband, Boyd Smith; sons, Lester Smith-Cumberland; Earl Smith-home; dau Mrs Walter F Bowman-Cleveland TX; Mrs Donald F Kelley-Houston TX.

SMITH 08 Oct 1963 Thomas Smith, 82, Montezuma NY; died yesterday in Seneca NY; born in Bedford Co, a son of James T Smith and Sarah Jay; a former resident of Green Ridge before moving to NY about 30 years ago; sons, Floyd Smith; Warren Smith; Chester Smith; Earl Smith-all of Montezuma NY; Thomas Smith Jr-Sodus NY; daus Mrs Jessie Helmer and Mrs Leota Shutter of Montezuma NY; brother, Thaddeus Smith-Green Ridge; sister, Mrs Emma Benneft-Willowbrook Rd; burial in Fairview.

SMITH 03 Jan 1963 Simon Smith, 61, Humbird St; son of Harvey Smith and Sarah Krause; widow, Viola Alderton; son, Charles Smith-Flintstone; step-son, James Smith-Baltimore; step-dau, Mrs Betty Umble- Buchannan WV; Mrs Mary Greno-Millville PA; bro, Thomas Smith; step-bro, William Smith-both of Oldtown; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SPONAUGLE 03 Jun 1963 Glen Sponaugle, 71, of 218 Union St, d. 02 Jun 1963; born inPendleton Co., a son of Ashby Sponaugle and Mary C Arbogast; wife, Mary C Calhoun; sons, Everett Sponaugle-Baltimore; William G Sponaugle-Cumberland; Ollie O Sponaugle-Jessup; daus, Mrs Ethel G Often-Portsmouth VA; Mrs Esther A Shanholtz-Akron OH; bros, Willie C Sponaugle-Cumberland; Robert Sponaugle-Pittsburg; sis, Mrs Viola Turner-Flintstone; Mrs Vesta Rice-Laurel.

STONER 07 Jun 1963 Hancock-Mrs Hulda Agnes Stoner, 79, of Hancock, d. 06 Jun 1963 in Berkeley Springs Hospital; dau of George Hoopengardner and Mary Ann Northcraft; widow of Edmund C Stoner; sisters, Mrs Harriet Metz-Cumberland and Mrs Jessie Creek-Hancock; burial in Buck Valley Cem.

WIGFIELD 11 Apr 1963 Ridgeley WV-Hunter B Wigfield, 80, d. 10 Apr 1963; a son of John Wigfield and Deborah Shyrock; wife Carrie Viola Baldwin; bro, Walter Wigfield-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Minnie Smith-Cumberland; burial in Abe Cemetery, Ridgeley WV.

WILLETT 09 May 1963 Death of Earl C. Willett, 70, son of John C. Willett and Martha Arnold of Mt. Lake Park, MD. A dau is Mrs. William C Greise of Bowmans Addition.




BENNETT 17 Aug 1964 Capon Bridge WV-Stanley C Bennett, 69, Stephens City VA, died 15 Aug 1964 in Gore VA; born 05 Feb 1895 in Artemas, a son of Abraham Bennett and Alcinda Smith; widow Florence Smith; dau, Mrs Arvella Baldwin-Cumberland; foster son Victor Kline Shepherdstown WV; bros, Russell Bennett-Cumberland; Bertie Bennett-FL; Vernon Bennett-Hagerstown; sisters, Mrs Ethel Mills-Philadelphia; Mrs Melita Hitchens and Mrs June Wallizer-both Cumberland; burial in Rock Oak Church of Brethern.

BLUCKER 10 Aug 1964 Mt Savage-Mrs Eva (Blucker) Erwin, 51, of Struthers OH, died 02 Aug 1964; born in Mt Savage, a dau of Mr & Mrs Charles Blucker; son, Robert Erwin-home; dau, Mrs John Chuey-Youngstown OH; sis, Mrs William Kreitzburg; brothers, Thomas Blucker-Midland and James Blucker-Akron.

BRIDGES 10 Aug 1964 Raymond D Bridges, 60, Christie Road, died at the home of his sister, Mrs Harriet Often, Footer Place; born in Mt Savage on 07 Feb 1904, a son of Patrick Bridges and Margaret Diehl; widow is Edith Perry; sons, Calvin Bridges-Baltimore; Joseph Bridges and Wesley Bridges-Cumberland; Philip Bridges-at home; daughters, Donna Bridges, Jackie Bridges, Linda Bridges, Debbie Bridges-all home; brother, Woodrow Bridges-Mt Savage; sisters, Mrs Gertrude Boyd and Mrs Gladys Moody-Akron OH; Mrs Evelyn Stewart-Cumberland; Mrs Lougora Mullenax-Baltimore Pike; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

BRIDGES 15 Oct 1964 William Woodrow Bridges, 48, Barrellville, died 14 Oct 1964 in the VA Hosp-Martinsburg; born in Mt Savage, a son of Patrick Bridges and Margaret Diehl; wife, Geraldine Reed; daughters, Mrs Donald Harden-Mt Savage; Paulette R Bridges and Lucinda Mae Bridges-at home; sisters, Mrs Thomas Boyd and Mrs Oscar Moody-both Akron OH; Mrs Evelyn Stewart, and Mrs Charles Often-Cumberland; Mrs Lougora Mullenax-Baltimore Pike; burial in St Patricks Cemetery-Mt Savage.

BURKETT 06 Aug 1964 Death of Paul Dewey Burkett, 66, of Manns Choice PA, son of Samuel C. Burkett and May Wertz.

CESSNA 13 Jun 1968 David Cessna, 26, of Bean’s Cove, died Tuesday at the US Public Health Service Center in Baltimore where he had been a patient for two months. Born in Cumberland, he was the son of Wilbur L. and Ethel June (O’Neal) Cessna, who survive. He was engaged in the sawmill business and farming and attended LaSalle High School. He was also a member of Prosperity Methodist Church. Besides his parents, he is survived by his widow, Shelva Dean (Raines) Cessna; a son, Neal Grant Cessna; and a daughter, Rena Marie Cessna, at home; five brothers, Wilbur L Cessna Jr; Donald E. Cessna; Carl F Cessna; Clifford W Cessna and his twin brother, Dennis Cessna- all of Bean’s Cove; three sisters; Mrs William Shriver of Oldtown; Mrs Merle Bible and Mrs Richard Yokum- both of RD 1, Flintstone; and several nieces and nephews. The body is at the4 Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence where friends and relatives will be received today from 7 to 9 and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. A service will be conducted there on Saturday, at 1 pm . Gary Trail of Easton will officiate and interment will be in Prosperity Methodist Cemetery.

EICHELBERGER 26 Jan 1964 Everett-Mrs Kathryn M Eichelberger, 75, died at home of son Cloyd N Eichelberger-Everett; born 29 May 1888, a dau of George E Barnes and Sarah Jane Diehl; husband Millard E Eichelberger; sons Melvin I Eichelberger-Everett; Wilmer G Eichelberger-Pautuxant River MD; daus, Mrs Ruth E Border-Everett; Mrs Wilma Geinger-Everett; Mrs Mereda Campochiaro-Washington; Mrs Loretta beck-Ridley Park PA; brothers, Nelson Barnes-Everett; Burton Barnes-Jeanette PA; Mrs Amanda Weimer-Cumberland; Mrs Cora Appold-Cumberland; burial in Everett Cem.

ELBIN 27 Apr 1964 Hancock-Mrs Willie Frances Elbin, 85, died 26 Apr 1964, in War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs WV; born in Inglesmith, a dau of Philip Smith and Sophia Kennard; widow of John R Elbin; surviving children, Mrs Grace Clingerman-Flintstone; Fred R Elbin Warfordsburg; Mrs Ruth Lehman-Artemas; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

ERWIN 10 Aug 1964 Mt Savage-Mrs Eva (Blucker) Erwin, 51, of Struthers OH, died 02 Aug 1964; born in Mt Savage, a dau of Mr & Mrs Charles Blucker; son, Robert Erwin-home; dau, Mrs John Chuey-Youngstown OH; sis, Mrs William Kreitzburg; brothers, Thomas Blucker-Midland and James Blucker-Akron.

HARDMAN 15 Nov 1964 Earl S Hardman, 64, 247 Offutt St, d. 14 Nov 1964; a native of Elkins WV, a son of Shannon A Hardman and Flora B Bowden; wife, Beatrice Sirbaugh; brothers, Carl B Hardman and Lee A Hardman-both Cumberland; sisters, Miss Nell Hardman; Miss Grace Hardman; and Mrs Mildred Minnick-all of Ft Myers FL; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

HARTSOCK 3l Jul 1964 Frederick Cleveland Hartsock, 75, of Blackistone Av, died 30 Jul 1964; a native of Flintstone, a son of Austin Hartsock and Nancy Robinette; wife, Effie Smith; sons, Donald F Hartsock-Bedford Valley; R Kenneth Hartsock-Baltimore Pike; Harry W Hartsock Barberton OH; dau, Mrs Samuel Hite-Akron OH; Mrs James W Conley-Cumberland; burial in POSA Cemetery.

HELMSTETTER 08 Nov 1964 Death of infant son of Leo Helmstetter and Nola Garland, Hinkle Road, died yesterday at birth; surviving children are all at home; Terry, Roger, Wayne, Timothy, Dale, Rebecca, Constance, Cynthia; burial in S S Peter & Paul Cem.

HERRING 11 Jun 1964 Mt Savage-Howard Herring, 83, died 10 Jun 1964; born in Mt Savage, a son of John C Herring and Mary Hergott; dau, Miss Mary M Herring, RN at Baker Hosp-Martinsburg; brothers, Walter C Herring and Edgar Herring-both Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Howard Townsend-Youngstown OH; Mrs Kenenth Shaffer-Bedford; Miss Grace Herring-Washington; burial in St George Cem-Mt Savage.

HOOPENGARDNER 06 Nov 1964 Elk Garden-Mrs Florence Alverda Hoopengardner, 80, died in Oakland CO Hospital; a native of Westernport, a dau of William Wills and Lucy Thomas; husband Samuel A Hoopengardner preceded her in death; sons, Alfred Hoopengardner-Pursglove WV; Russell Hoopengardner-Piedmont WV; Robert Hoopengardner-Morgantown WV; daus, Mrs Nellie Gordon-Clarksburg WV; Mrs Gertrude Street-Elk Garden; Mrs Francis Watts-Elk Garden; step-sons, Samuel-Clarksburg; Joseph and James-Akron OH; George-Princeton IN; Jacob-Swanton; step-daus, Mrs Bessie Wilkinson-DC; Mrs Myrtle Tichnel-Swanton; Mrs Arnie Armolt-Baltimore; burial in IOOF Cemetery-Elk Garden.

KARNS 28 Dec 1964 Bedford-Hazel Gertrude Karns, 46, Cumberland Valley, died 27 Dec 1964; born in Colerain Township a dau of Blaine Smith and Jenia Mills; husband, Robert A Karns; daus, Mrs James Diehl-Cumberland; Mary Jane Karns, Nancy Karns, Yvonne Karns, and Freda Karns-all home; sons, Robert S Karns-Bedford; Rodney Karns-home; sisters, Mrs Ada Bingham-Bedford; Mrs Nancy Newmaker-Bedford; brothers, Norman Smith-Bedford; Donald Smith-Bedford; Floyd Smith-Toledo OH; burial in Bortz Lutheran Cemetery.

MANN 04 Mar 1964 Hancock-Chester Wellington Mann, 76, of Little Orleans died 03 Mar 1964; born in Piney Grove, a son of Millard F Mann and Elizabeth V Creek; widow Florence B Barnes; son, Bruce Mann-home; dau, Mrs Alda V Critter-Hagerstown; sisters, Mrs Maria V Fletcher-Pittsburg; Mrs Clara I Smith-Little Orleans; burial in Piney Plains Cem.

MORSE 30 Jul 1964 Perry A Morse, 75, died 28 Jul 1964; a son of James Morse and Mary Jane Mearkle; son, Perry A Morse Jr-NJ; brothers, Howard Morse-Centreville; Thomas Perry-CA; sisters, Mrs Edgar Breakall-Ridgeley; Mrs Bertha Barkman-Clearville; burial in Fairview Cem.

OFTEN 03 Dec 1964 ECKHART- George Often , 72, died this morning in Memorial Hospital. A native of Eckhart, he was a son of the late Patrick and Annie (Kreitzburg) Often. Mr. Often was a retired miner and a member of the Zion United Church of Christ. .Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary (Rosenberg) Often; three sons by a former marriage, Gerard Often of Barberton, Ohio, and Eugene Often and Robert Often both of Mt. Savage; five brothers, William W. Often and Charles V. Often, both of Cumberland; Roy Often of LaVale; John Often, Winchester Road; and Philip Often, Hialeah Fla.; a sister Mrs. Martha Harris, Cumberland, and eight grandchildren. The body is at George Funeral Home where the family will receive friends today 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow 2 to 4 .pm and 7 to 9 p.m. George Often Services  ECKHART- Services for George Often, 72, who died yesterday in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, will be conducted tomorrow at 3 p.m. at the George Funeral Home. Rev. Paul Taylor will officiate and interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park there.

RAINES 27 Feb 1964 George M. Raines, 57, of Baltimore Pike, was dead on arrival at Cumberland Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Charles E Raines and Cena (Thompson) Raines. Mr Raines was a self-employed dairy farmer and a construction truck driver. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church; The Minutemen; Cumberland Elks; Fraternal Order of Eagles; and Fraternal order of Police, Mountain Lodge 40. Surviving are his widow, Mary Elizabeth "Libby" (Raley) Raines; one daughter; M. Christine Robey of Short Gap WV; three sons, George E Raines of Cumberland; M. Leroy Raines of Frostburg; and Keith A Raines of Town Creek; one sister, Mrs Vanna Wilson of Beans Cove PA; one brother, John M Raines of Baltimore Pike and three grand children. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at the Hafer Chapel of the Hills Mortuary. Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be made to the American Heart Association or the the American Diabetic Association or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

RAINES 28 Feb 1964 Clare Raines, 55, of 31 Blocher Street, Ridgeley, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital where he had been admitted earlier in the day. He had been in failing health for seven years. A native of Whitmer WV, he was the son of C. Edward Raines of Baltimore Pike and the late Mrs Cena (Thompson) Raines. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Besides his father and wife, Mrs Nellie (Carder) Raines, he is survived by a son, Robert Raines of Short Gap; three daughters; Mrs James Slothower of York PA; Mrs Marvin Alt of Rawlings; and Miss Donna Raines at home. Also surviving are four brothers; Harry; Lester; John; and Michael Raines- all of Baltimore Pike; a sister; Mrs Carl Wilson of Baltimore Pike; and nine grand children. The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends may br received today from 7 to 9 pm and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Services will be conducted there on Sunday at 2 pm by Rev Paul R O’Brien, pastor of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.

SHROYER 08 May 1964 Jacob Walter Shroyer, 81, Polk St, died 08 May 1964; born in Hyndman, a son of Andrew Shroyer and Ellen J Beal; wife, Mrs Fannie (Kreitzburg) Shroyer preceded him in death; sons, William T Shroyer and Walter R Shroyer-Cumberland; brother, John L Shroyer-Hyndman; sister, Mrs Elizabeth Logsdon-Hyndman.

SMITH 07 Mar 1964 Mrs Betty Lou Smith, 35, Maryland Ave, died 07 Mar 1964, born in Cumberland a dau of Guy Reed and Mrs Daisy M Reed; husband Joseph Leo Smith; son Joseph L Smith Jr; dau Yvonne Marie Smith; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

SMITH 25 Nov 1964 Tena S Smith, 71, Flintstone, died 24 Feb 1964, born in Bedford County, a dau of John C Poole and Mary Clingerman; husband, Lewis T Smith died in 1960; sons, B Kimmel[ Smith; Lawrence C Smith; Grayson A Smith; Allen R Smith; Leo B Smith; Paul J Smith; I Grant Smith-all of Baltimore; daus, Mrs Alvina Catterton-Harwood MD; Mrs Elva Davidson Baltimore; brothers, Thornton Poole, James Poole, Eldon Poole-all of N Rose NY; sisters, Mrs Sherman Clingerman-Artemas; Mrs Albert Smith-Cresaptown; Mrs Owen Smith Clearville; Mrs Kelly Wigfield-Springfield VA; Mrs Clyde Clum and Mrs Warren Shipley both N Rose NY; burial in Fairview Cem.

SMITH 22 Nov 1964 Wedding Anniversary (50), Thomas R Smith and Helen E Barton-Braddock Road, child Thomas L Smith and wife Dorothy; gr-children, Thomas H Smith and Kenneth L Smith.

SMITH 08 Aug 1964 David Luther Smith, 81, Flintstone; born 04 Apr 1883 in Little Orleans, a son of Adolph Smith and Margaret Stottlemyer; wife, Rachel A Yonker; sons, Russell Smith-Washington; H E Smith-Ridgeley WV; Paul A Smith-Wiley Ford WV; Carl Smith-Baltmore; dau, Mrs Hazel E Murphy-Flintstone; Mrs Edith F Trout-Cumberland; burial in Piney Grove Cemetery.

SMITH 05 Dec 1964 Ellery D Smith, 50, Flintstone, died 02 Dec 1964 in a construction accident crushed by two trucks; a native of Artemas, a son of Dorsey Smith and Cora Lepley; widow Mrs Ethel M Shipley; sons, Franklin D Smith; Donald W Smith; Larry R Smith-all home; George E Smith-Everett; George E Smith-Flintstone; dau, Mrs Vera Louise Smith-Hancock.

SMITH 29 May 1964 Carl C Smith, 61, Bedford Valley, died 28 May 1964; born in Meyersdale, a son of Ervine J Smith and Margaret Viola Critzfield; brother, Allen R Smith-Bedford Valley; sisters, Mrs Helen Shipe-Homewood Addition; Thelma Armstrong-Cumberland; burial in Union Cemetery-Myersdale.

SMITH 08 Nov 1964 James Lawrence Smith, son of Mr & Mrs Lawrence Smith-Flintstone to Sandra Jeanette Bender, dau of Mr & Mrs Neil Bender.

SWARTZWELDER 29 Dec 1964 Everett PA-H Oscar Swartzwelder, 69, Bedford, died 28 Dec 1964; born in Chaneysville, a son of Harry O Swartzwelder and Amanda O’Neal; wife, Nora (Spade) Derr; dau, Mrs Sharon Burger-Philadelphia; stepchildren, Gerald Derr-Miami; Mrs Mildred Hoffman-Harford MD; bro, Floyd S Swartzwelder-Chaneysville; sisters, Mrs Stella Bennett-Cumberland; Mrs Olive Gardner-Baltimore; Mrs Lylah Perrin and Mrs Nora Tewell-both Bedford; Mrs Belva Diehl-Bedford; burial in Chaneysville Methodist Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 30 Nov 1964 George Edward Wigfield, 89, Irons Mt, died 29 Nov 1964; born in Artemas, a son of Alexander Wigfield and Mary Jane Potts; wife Pleasant Stottlemyer died in 1939; daus, Mrs Zella Irons-Mexico Farms; Mrs Beulah Griffin-Cumberland; Mrs Juanita Stuckey-Warrenton VA; sons, G Ellis Wigfield-Baltimore; Urner F Wigfield-Roberts PL; Glenn L Wigfield-Brunswick MD; Arol F Wigfield-Cumberland; bro, Cleveland Wigfield-Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Annie Hall-Cumberland; Mrs Lawrence Perry-Miami FL; burial in Mt Hermon Cem; pallbearers include, gr-sons, Ernest, James, Larry, and Milton Irons.




BARNES 11 Jul 1965 Burton Barnes, 68, of Jeannette PA, died 01 Jul 1965; a native of Barnes Gap, a son of George W Barnes and Sarah Jane Diehl; widow, Clara Creek; daus, Mrs Hilda Antolini and Mrs Gladys Smail-both Jeannette; son, Carl Barnes-Waldorf MD; brother, Nelson Barnes-Everett; sisters, Mrs Cora Appold and Mrs Amanda Weimer-both Cumberland; burial in Twin Valley Cemetery.

BARNES 12 Oct 1965 Everett-J Nelson Barnes, 76, of Everett, died 10 Oct 1965 in Bedford County Hospital; born in Fulton Co, a son of George W Barnes and Sarah Jane Diehl; 1st wife, Callie M Potts died in 1924; 2nd wife Virginia Conrad; children, Mrs Iva L Markovitz-Glassport; Mrs Mildred Hawn-Huntington; Mrs Ethel Clark-Everett; J Walter Barnes-Flintstone; Mrs Helen Pittman-Everett; sisters, Mrs Amanda Weimer-Cumberland; Mrs Cora Appold-Cumberland; burial in Clearville Union Cemetery.

BENNETT 08 Jun 1965 Cora Agnes Bennett, 86, Baltimore Ave, died 07 Jun 1965; a dau of Mr & Mrs Louis Smith; husband Bruce Perry Bennett predeceased her; sons, Thomas E Smith-Baltimore; Watson L Smith-Cumberland; Melvin F Smith-Cumberland; Arnold L Smith-home; burial in Fairview Cem.

CLINGERMAN 02 Feb 1965 Artemas-Watson Harding Clingerman, 44, died 01 Feb 1965; a son of Sherman T Clingerman and Ada B Poole; wife, Evelyn B Shipley; children, Donna Jean Clingerman and Rodney Clingerman-at home; brothers, Melvin Clingerman-West Newton; Henry Clingerman-Artemas; William Clingerman-Perryopolis; sisters, Mrs Pearl Vance-Artemas; Mrs Eloise Vance-Artemas; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

CROWE 06 Dec 1965 Mrs Laura Emma Crowe, 89, formerly of Mt Savage, died 05 Dec 1965 in Hagerstown; a native of Barnes Gap, a dau of Henry Browning and Louisa Barnes; husband Wallace S Crowe preceded her in death; dau, Mrs Gerald W Shank-Hagerstown; bro, Banner E Browning-Hagerstown; sister, Mrs Leah Overstreet-Tuscon AZ; burial in St Paul’s-Hagerstown.

DEVINE 30 Jul 1965 Mrs Elsie M Devine, 56, of Kent OH; wife of late Philip G Devine, died 29 Jul 1965 at Sacred Heart Hospital, while visiting her sister, Mrs Ambrose W Van Meter, RD 5 Cumberland. A native of Dawson MD, a dau of Randolph Cosner and Helen Bray. Survived by another sister, Mrs Sarah A Wrightsman-Mt Lake Park and brother, Norman B Cosner-Rawlings; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

DIEHL 15 Nov 1965 Mrs Marshall E Diehl, 59, died today in Bedford Memorial Hospital; born in Bedford Co, a dau of Michael Lewis and Ettawee Smith; sons, Robert E Diehl-Winston-Salem NC; Paul L Diehl-Presque Island ME; William J Diehl; James L Diehl, Thomas R Diehl-all Artemas; daus, Hazel and Lucinda Diehl-both Artemas; Mrs Ethel Leasure-Baltimore; Mrs Beverly Gordon-Cumberland; Mrs Daisy Lepley-Cumberland; ½ sister, Mrs Alice Smith-Clearville; burial in Fairview Cemetery.


ELBIN 19 Feb 1965 Simon E Elbin, 83, son of George Elbin and Karrenhappish Johnson; wife, Nettie B McCoy; step-daus, Sister Blanche-Louisville KY; Mrs Florence Barnes-Campbell CA; Mrs Harold Rowe-Ridgeley WV; Mrs John P Winner-Hopewell VA; step-sons, Robert Spriggs-Anaheim CA; Joseph R Spriggs-Vienna VA; burial in Mt Hope Cemetery.

FRY 08 Oct 1965 Mrs Joanna Smith Fry, 75, Baltimore Ave, died 07 Oct 1965; a native of Green Ridge, a dau of John Poole and Mary Clingerman; husband, George Fry-Hyattsville; son, Albert R Smith Jr-Seneca Falls NY; daus, Mrs Vernon Hebb and Mrs Holmes Atkinson-Cumberland; Mrs Roy Staudenmeire-WI; Mrs Dale Webster-Waterloo NY; Mrs Carlton Worsham-Ellicott City MD; sister, Mrs Oda Smith-Clearville; Mrs Clyde Lumm and Mrs Warren Shipley-N Rose NY; Mrs Kelley Wigfield-Alexandria VA.

HARDMAN 08 Jul 1965 Mrs Maria Hardman, 95, of Canton OH, widow of John P Hardman; children, Mrs Virginia Langley, Mrs Evelyn Moore, and Ralph Hardman of MO.

HARDMAN 03 Jul 1965 Mrs Maria Hardman, 95, Canton Oh, aunt of Mrs Allen Felten and Mr and Mrs Mack Calhoun.

HARRIS 13 Nov 1965 Robert T. Harris , 77, of 513 Welch Avenue, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital where he was admitted October 29. Mr. Harris retired in 1962 as telegrapher for the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. Prior to then he had served 45 years as a Western Union telegrapher. A native of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., he was the son of the late Joseph and Helen (Tyzzer) Harris. He was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, past master of Hyde Park AF & AM, 339, Scranton, Pa.; honorary member of Ohr Lodge 131, AF & AM, member of Lackawanna Royal Arch Masons 185, Irem Temple Shrine, Commercial Telegraphers Union, and Senior Citizens Club. Surviving are his wife, Martha (Weller) Harris; a son, Robert W. Harris, city; a step-daughter, Mrs. Marion Sine, city; three, grandchildren and three step-grandchildren. The body is at Hafer Funeral Home where friends will be received today 7 until 9 and tomorrow 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Monday at 3:30 p.m. Rev. Vernon I Naugle will officiate and burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to St. Luke's Stained Glass Window fund. Ohr Lodge 131, AF & AM, will conduct services at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow.

HARTSOCK 08 Sep 1965 Harry William Hartsock, 46, a native of Flintstone, died 07 Sep 1965 in Akron Oh; a son of Frederick Hartsock and Effie Smith; wife, Dorothy Hudson; daus, Mrs Edward Cosner Baltimore Pike; Mrs Richard Shilling-Clinton OH; Miss Judy Hartsock-Hancock; sisters, Mrs James Conley-Cumberland; Mrs Coy S Hite-Akron OH; bros, Donald Hartsock-Bedford Valley; Kenneth Hartsock-Baltimore Pike; buried in Clinton OH.

HENDERSHOT 09 Sep 1965 Berkeley Spr WV-Charles E Hendershot, 83, died 08 Sep 1965 at Morgan Co Hosp; born in Fulton Co a son of John V Hendershot and Elizabeth Richard; daus, Mrs Tressa Fox-Berkeley Springs; Mrs Blanche Fox-Hancock; sister, Mrs Kate Dibel-Hancock; burial in Mays Chapel Cemetery.

HERRING 30 Dec 1965 Walter Calvin Herring, 78, Virginia Av, died today; born in Mt Savage, a son of John C Herring and Mary Hergot; bro, Edgar Herring-Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Edna Townsend-Youngstown OH; Mrs Mary Shaffer-Bedford; Miss Grace Herring-Washington DC; burial in St Georges Cemetery-Mt Savage.

IRONS 31 Oct 1965 Mrs Zella G Irons, 65, Mexico Farms, died 30 Oct 1965; born Irons Mt, a dau of George Winfield and Maggie Stottlemyer; husband, Andy J Irons; sons, Ernest Milton Irons and Lee Floyd Irons-both Oldtown Rd; Joseph Nile Irons-Mexico Farms; dau, Miss Mary P Irons-home; brothers, Ellis Wigfield-Baltimore; Urner Wigfield-Bowling Green; Glenn Wigfield-Brunswick MD; Arol Wigfield-Oakland; sisters, Mrs George Griffin-Cumberland; Mrs Joseph Stunk-Warrenton VA.

MILLER Sep 02, 1965 Miller Clan Reunion set for Sep 5. The Christian Miller clan at Fairview Church with Mildred Jay-Johnstown, PA as speaker, Ronald Flora, Daniel McCullough, and Robert Twigg of Cumberland, MD providing the music. Officers are-President-John Miller-Rockville, MD. Vice-President-George A. Miller-LaVale, MD. Secretary/Treasurer-Mrs. William Flora-Cumberland, MD. Program Committee Members- Edna Diehl-Bedford, PA and Mrs. Flora-Historians. Mrs. Carl Smith-Cumberland, MD; Merle Jay-Artemas, PA; and Roxie Jay-Little Orleans, MD.

MORSE 01 Nov 1965 Fletcher E Morse, 71, died 30 Oct 1965 in Lawrence NY; born in Clearville, a son of George E Morse and Alice Smith; wife, Ella Shipley; step-dau, Ava-New York City; sister, Miss Mary Ellen Morse-Clearville; brother, Roy Morse-Rochester NY; buried in Lyons NY.

MOUNTAIN 21 Jun 1965 Mrs Alpha E Mountain, 77, Flintstone, died 19 Jun 1965; born Hermon WV, a dau of George M Raines and Mary Jordan; both husbands preceded her in death, Jesse Alt and Alva Mountain; dau, Mildred Pifer-Flintstone; step-dau, Mrs Zettie Miller-New Cumberland PA; sons, Emory Alt and Argil J Alt-both Flintstone; Warren C Alt-Falls church VA; Kermit Alt-Gaithersburg; Carnie Huffman-Carrolltown OH; sisters, Mrs Nellie Martin-Columbus OH; Mrs Pearl Kyle-Roanoke VA; Mrs Stella Cooper-Harmons; burial in Glendale Cemetery-Flintstone.

O'NEAL 25 Sep 1965 Helen Estella O'Neal, 73, died today at home of dau, Mrs Lester A Inskeep, Brown Ave; born in Cumberland 02 Aug 1892, a dau of Edmund B Smith and Nettie Bowden; husband, Walter C O'Neal preceded her in death; another dau, Mrs Robert C Cook-Hyndman; bros, Robert G Smith; Frank L Smith-Pittsburgh; Ray B Smith-Pittsburgh; sisters, Miss Lena Smith; Mrs Pearl Hinkle; Mrs Earl Middleton-all of Cumberland; burial in pleasant Grove Cemetery.

SHOEMAKER 01 Sep 1965 Mrs Agnes Linaburg Shoemaker, 5th St, d. 31 Aug 1965; born Levels WV on 27 Oct 1879 a dau of Martin V and Mary (Cessna) Smith; widow of Danforth A Linaburg and James G Shoemaker; sons, Charles H Linaburg-Cumberland; Danforth "Dick" Linaburg-Cresaptown MD; daus, Mrs Mary R Littlefield-Cumberland; Margaret E Johnson-Cumberland; bros, Saul Smith and Lafayette Smith-both Cumberland; Elmer Smith-Cresaptown. Burial in Hillcrest.

SMITH 2l Jul 1965 Bertha A Smith, 77, d. 21 Jul 1965 in Everett; dau of John Veatch and Adeline Miller; husband William H Smith who died 22 Aug 1949; son Ernest D Smith.

SMITH 02 Jan 1965 Keyser-Mrs Etta V Smith, 78, born in Clearville, a dau of John Redinger and Lucinda Calhoun, husband, George E Smith predeceased her; dau, Vera Smith-at home; burial in Mt Union Cem-Everett.

SMITH 07 Apr 1965 William G Smith, 76, died in Frederick MD on 06 Apr 1965; wife, Lulu Ballanger; daus, Mrs Alfred Vail-Long Island NY; Mrs Orley Bourland-Walkersville; son, G Donald Smith-Broad Road VA; sisters, Miss Sophia Smith and Mrs Edward Schiller-both Cumberland; Mrs Amelia Morton-Hancock; burial in Mt Olivet-Frederick MD.

SMITH 24 Sep 1965 Donald E Smith, infant son of Donald W Smith and Sharon Smith, died 23 Sep 1965 in Flintstone; born 24 Aug 1965; survived by paternal gr-mor, Ethel Smith-Flintstone; maternal gr-pars, Mr & Mrs Lee Smith-Clearville.

SMITH 15 Aug 1965 George Edward Smith, son of Mr & Mrs J Edward Smith-Shades Lane to Sharon Kay Cunningham dau of Mr & Mrs Michael P Cunningham-Columbia Ave bro, Charles L Smith; sis, Anna Barbara Smith

SMITH 27 Feb 1965 Robert D Smith, 79, Michigan Av, died 26 Feb 1965; born in Berkeley Co WV, a son of Mr & Mrs Dennis Smith; widow, Mrs Maude L McCullough; dau, Mrs Burrell A Martin-Long Island NY; brothers, Roy L Smith-PA; Charles Smith-AZ; sisters, Mrs Fred S Johnston Greenbelt; Miss Reba Smith-Hagerstown; burial in Warfordsburg Cemetery.

SMITH 18 Jan 1965 Hancock-Mrs Mary Beatrice Smith, 50, widow of Curtis Clifton Smith, died 17 Jan 1965; born in Little Orleans, a dau of Edward Charles McCusker and Mary Ellen Ashkettle; son Curbs Edward Smith-Hancock; brothers, Arley McCusker and Andrew McCusker-both Little Orleans; Charles McCusker-Baltmore; Edward McCusker-Hanover PA; burial in St Peters Hancock.

SMITH 17 Mar 1965 Scott I Enfield Smith, 81, Artemas, died 16 mar 1965 in Berkeley Springs Hosp; a son of Philip Smith and Bessie Mae Elbin; son, Philip E Smith-Artemas; daus, Mrs Frances Warnick-Cumberland; Mrs Leo Northcraft-Warfordsburg; Mrs Randolph Twigg-Balfimore; Mrs Ernest Nichols-Salisbury MD; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SMITH O5 Sep 1965 Anna Barbara Smith, dau of Mr & Mrs J Edward Smith-Shades Lane to Don Karl Wittig, son of Mr & Mrs Oliver B Witfig-Frostburg.

SMITH 10 Sep 1965 Truck Accident in Akron Ohio-Melvin W Smith, 56, Youngstown, died on 03 Sep 1965; born in Hancock on 26 Nov 1908, a son of Russell Smith and Effie Garland; wife, Helen 0 Hepler; dau, Mrs Alice Newell-Youngstown; bros, Donald Smith-Cumberland; Coyle Smith Hancock; Henry Smith-Little Orleans; Russell Smith and Marvin Smith-both Tuscon AZ; sisters, Mrs Hazel Himmler-Cumberland; Mrs Faye Creek-Little Orleans; Mrs Adele Chambers-LaVale; burial in Youngstown OH.

SMITH 23 Jun 1965 Cloyd H Smith, d. 18 Jun 1965; son of Lewis M and Sarah E Smith; child, Forest L Smith, Everett.

SMITH 11 Sep 1965 Thaddeus S Smith, 86, Green Ridge, died 11 Sep 1965 at the home of Dau, Mrs Nellie Alt; born in Bedford Co, a son of James P Smith and Sarah Jay; wife, Bessie Nolan preceded him in death; sons, Bruce Smith-New Castle DE; Carl Smith-Baltimore; dau, Mrs Flossie Lawrence-Baltimore; sister, Mrs Emma Bennett-Cumberland; burial in Fairview.

WESLOW 15 Aug 1965 George Edison Weslow- Frostburg to Mary Rose Ragonese-dau of Mr & Mrs Francis Ragonese-Syracuse NY. brother John Weslow, sister Delores Weslow attendants.

WIGFIELD 13 Nov 1965 Eddie Wigfield, 88, Flintstone, died today; born Flintstone Creek, a son of Moses Wigfield and Jemima Bucy; wife Nora Oster died June 1961; son Leslie M Wigfield-Flintstone; dau, Mary Belle Becker-Baltimore; burial in IOOF Cemetery-Flintstone.

WIGFIELD 06 May 1965 John Carl Wigfield, 61, Mt Savage, died today; a son of William Wigfield and Sarah Bennett; widow, Rita Elizabeth Rizer; sons, Carl T Wigfield-NClarendon VT; Robert G Wigfield-Warren MI; Winston L Wigfield-Citrus Heights CA; William D Wigfield-Detroit MI; Roger L Wigfield-Detroit MI; daus, Mrs Stanley Leigh-Mt Savage; Mrs James Carr-Warren MI; Mrs Michael Fountain-Detroit MI; sisters, Mrs Amy Twigg-Mt Savage; Mrs George Rizer-Detroit MI; Mrs Vergil Shaffer-Mt Savage; burial in Mt Savage Methodist Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 06 Jan 1965 Mrs Elva Wigfield, 58, wife of Ellis Wigfield, died 03 Jan 1965 at home of dau Mrs Wilma Stolins-Baltimore; a dau of Mr & Mrs Charles Boore Oster; daus, Mrs Betty Fife; Louise Wigfield; Mrs Ward Mitcel-all of Baltimore; brothers, Arnold Oster; Leslie Oster; Oscar Oster; Clayton Oster-all of Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Velma Raines-Baltimore Pike; Mrs Mildred Garland; Dorothy Oster; Mrs Ada Maires-all of Cumberland; burial in Moreland Memorial Cemetery-Baltimore.

WILLS 02 Aug 1965 Ronald Paul Wills, 52, San Rafael CA, died 01 Aug 1965; born in Mt Savage, a son of William H Wills and Maude E Herring, he worked for the Standard Oil Co; widow, Ruby Wills; son, Gerald Wills-San Francisco; brothers, Victor Wills and William Wills-both Akron OH; Raymond Wills, Robert Wills, Gerald Wills, Kenneth Wills-Cumberland; Walker T Wills-US Army; sisters, Mrs Eve Korwan and Miss Verna Wills-Cumberland; Mrs Lois Newcomb-Dayton OH; burial in California.




ASH 11 Feb 1966 Everett-Llewellyn Ash, 88, of RD 3 died 09 Feb 1966; born in Monroe Township, a son of Edmund Ash and Elmira Snyder; wife Edella Burgia (Cooper) (Lewis) Ash preceded him in death; sons, Carl L. Ash-Warfordsburg; Dale G Ash-Boston MA; Harper C Ash-Baltimore; Reed R Ash-Flintstone; daus, Okeyreeta Wolfe-Rowlesburg WV; Mrs Lorena Redinger and Mrs Vivian Redinger-both of Everett; burial in Zion Lutheran Cemetery.

ASKEY 14 Sep 1966 Robert Fenton Askey, 66, of Weber St, died yesterday; a native of Horton WV, a son of Harry F Askey and Abbie Hilshire; wife, Ethel Weller; sisters....; burial in Zion Memorial Park.

BARNES 27 Jul 1966 Richard Lowell Barnes, 43, Fort Ave, died yesterday (suicide); born in Cumberland, a son of Rollie L Barnes and Mrs Dolcie (Imes) Valentine; son, Richard L Barnes-home; dau, Miss Rebecca Barnes-Cumberland; bros, Francis Barnes-Campbell CA; Merrill R Barnes-Cumberland; Charles Barnes-Hialeah FL; sis, Mrs Willard Clay-Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

BOOTH 07 Oct 1966 Warfordsburg-Raney Randolph Booth, 82, died 05 Oct 1966 in Huntingdon Hospital; born in Fulton Co a son of Isaac Booth and Rachael Hendershot; dau, Mrs Warren Figuard-Orbisana PA; Mrs George Swain- Little Orleans; burial in Mays Chapel Cemetery.

BRISKEY 21 Nov 1966 Meyersdale PA-Homer S Briskey, 64, died yesterday; born in Garrett PA, a son of Henry E Briskey and Lucinda Shoemaker; wife, Fannie Kreitzburg; sons, Homer S Briskey and Ronald Briskey-home; daus, Mrs Ralph Lyons-Myersdale; Mrs Steve Cabina-Salisbury; Mrs Leroy Shroyer-Garrett; Miss Marjorie Briskey-home; 5 brothers, 1 sister; burial in Glade City Church of God.

CRAWFORD 06 Oct 1966 Laura V Crawford, 59, Baltimore Ave, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Petersburg WV, a dau of Felix Swick and Ida Lewis; husband, Leo F Crawford; sons, Ivan S Crawford and Edward W Crawford-Cumberland; Richard Wratchford-Cumberland; Franklin L Crawford-Baltimore; daus, Mrs Betty Lee Ogle; Mrs Helen McKinley-both Cumberland; Mrs Iva Mae Gillis-Camden NJ; Mrs Mary Goss-Baltimore; brothers, ....burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

CREEK 17 Sep 1966 Ellen Nora Creek, 80, Valley Road, died yesterday; born in Buck Valley, a dau of Henry R. Lee and Charlotte Rice; husband Charles L Creek preceded her in death; burial in Union Cemetery-Centreville.

DECKER 18 Aug 1966 Agnes L Decker, 80, formerly of Caroline St, died today; born 27 Nov 1885 in Artemas, a dau of Jacob Wigfield and Mary E Adams; husband Frank T Decker preceded her in death; dau, Ruth Horchler; sons, Frank F Decker- Cumberland; Leo J Decker-Buffalo Mills; ½ bros, Guy Adams; Webster Adams-Pleasantville PA; Harnish Adams-Bedford; burial in SS Peter & Paul’s.

EVANS 26 Mar 1966 Westernport-Luther O’Neil Evans, 81, 421 Walnut St, died 25 Mar 1966; born in Elk Garden WV, a son of David Evans and Armedia Kessell; surviving are, daus, Mrs Dale Morrison-Mt Savage and Mrs Bernard Guy-Westernport; sister, Mrs Viola Minshall-Westernport; burial in Philos Cemetery.

HARDING 12 Aug 1966 Berlin PA-Mrs Annie C Harding, 81, died yesterday; born in Myersdale, a dau of Barney Smith-Ellen Rumiser; husband John W Harding died in 1945; bro, John Smith-Jerome; sisters, Mrs Ruth Carter and Mrs Helen Saylor-Akron OH; Mrs Pauline Branson-Phoenix AZ.

HINKLE 01 Mar 1966 George Plummer Hinkle, 76, Williams Road, died 28 Feb 1966; born in Cumberland, a son of Edward M Hinkle and Hattie Twigg; wife, Estaline L Hinkle; sons, George P Hinkle-address unknown; Edward M Hinkle-Cumberland; Fortip Hinkle-Hagerstown; daus, Mrs Eleanor Ballargeon; Miss Evelyn A Hinkle; Miss Norma V Hinkle-all of Hobart IN; Mrs Charlotte L Deneen-Cumberland; burial in Mt Harmon Cemetery.

HOESCHEN 17 Jul 1966 Anthony Hoeschen, 5 years old son of James and Joyce (Often) Hoeschen died 16 Jul 1966 in D C; surivied by parents and six sisters.

HOOPENGARDNER 14 Nov 1966 Berkeley Springs- James Luther Hoopengardner, 55, died yesterday; born in Buck Valley, a son of Joseph Hoopengardner and Ella Smith; wife, Wava Corbett; dau, Mrs Louis J Joy-Hagerstown; Mrs Patricia Hovermale-Martinsburg; Mrs Shirley D Shoemaker-Berkeley Springs; sons, Richard L Hoopengardner-Camden NC; James L Hoopengardner Jr; David L Hoopengardner; Gary D Hoopengardner-all home; brothers, William E Hoopengardner-Hancock; Guy Hoopengardner and Ray Hoopengardner-both Backwood NJ; sisters, Mrs Maxine Everett-Hancock; Mrs Louise Jordan-N Rose NY; burial in Greenway Cemetery.

IRONS 14 Sep 1966 James Patrick Irons, 60, Lafayette Av, died today; born in Cumberland on 24 Sep 1905, a son of Silas Irons and Stella Shields; wife, Mary Catherine Small; son, David William Irons-Baltimore; daus, Mrs Marshall Simmons and Miss Karen Paulette Irons-Baltimore; sister, Margaret McBee-Pittsburgh.

KREITZBURG 25 Sep 1966 Charles William Kreitzburg married [16 Sep 1966] son of Mrs Thomas Kreitzburg, 607 Henderson Ave to Margaret Claire Lancaster, dau of Mr & Mrs John E Lancaster, 407 Washington St.

LINABURG 19 Jul 1966 Berkeley Springs WV- James Bernard Linaburg, 64, died 13 Jul 1966 at Orleans Crossroads WV; son of Henry W Linaburg and Irene Barnes; widow, Helen Ambrose; son, James L Linaburg-US Navy; sis, Mrs Carrie Twigg-Great Cacapon WV; bros, Dewey Linaburg-Baltimore; G W Linaburg-Monongehelia PA; burial in Mt Zion Meth Cem- Orleans Crossroads.

MARTIN 22 Jul 1966 Raymond Edward Martin, 58, of Little Orleans, died today; born 20 Nov 1907 in Little Orleans, a son of Edward R Martin and Christina Smith; widow, Della Louise Kelly; step-son, Olin Gloyd-Cumberland; dau, Mrs Beverly Wharton-Flintstone; step-dau, Mrs Patricia Denney-Columbus GA; bro, Charles R Martin-Morgantown; ½ bro, McKinley Benjamin Martin-Big Pool; ½ sis, Mrs John J Divico-Valley Road; burial in Martin Cemetery-Little Orleans.

MESSICK 22 Feb 1966 Mrs. Pleasant Mae Messick, 65, a former resident, died yesterday at Western Maryland State Hospital, Hagerstown, where she had been a patient five months. Born in Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late George E. and Alice (Mann) Hardman and the widow of Charles Messick. She is survived by a son Howard V. Messick, RD 1 Flintstone; three daughters, Mrs. Richard H. Rice and Mrs. Milton R. Oster, RD 2, city; and Mrs. Aubrey A. Chambers, RD 3, city; a brother, Blair Hardman, Christie Road; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Raines, Pleasant Valley Road and Mrs. Rhoda Pennel, DeHaven Road; 11 grand-children and two great-grand-children. The body is at the Silcox Funeral Residence where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.. Services will be conducted there Thursday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Emory McGraw. Burial will be in Mt. Herman Cemetery.

MURPHY 16 Dec 1966 Flintstone-Amos Calvin Murphy, 57, died today; born in Chaneysville, a son of George W Murphy and Minnie F Bennett; wife, Hazel E Smith; sons, Amos H Murphy-US Army; Kenneth Dale Murphy-Greenbelt MD; brother, John Murphy-Cumberland; sisters, Emma Bollman-Myersdale; Olive Scott-AZ; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

NOLAN 12 Nov 1966 Warren Nolan, Flintstone, died yesterday; born in Buck Valley, a son of Jeremiah Nolan and Susanna Smith; sisters, Mrs Betty Smith-Cumberland; Mrs Martha Nagle-Baltimore; burial in Piney Plains.

PERRIN 16 Apr 1966 Joshua Thomas Perrin, 80, of the YMCA; born in Everett, a son of George Perrin and Susie Wigfield; surviving sisters, Mrs Edna O’Neal-Everett; Miss Bertha Perrin-Cumberland.

PRICE 21 Nov 1966 Centreville PA-Walter A Price, 83, died yesterday in Bedford County Hospital; born in Piney Grove, son of John Price and Sarah Creek; wife, Margaret J Fletcher; children, Walter E Price ; Bruce E Price; Mrs Luther Hite;Mrs Frank Farkas; William A Price; Mrs Gerald Shaffer-all of Bedford; Mrs Joseph Rhodes-Manns Choice; Mrs Robert Weimer-Jacksonville FL; Frank D Price-Buffalo Mills; brothers, Frank D Price-Piney Grove; Luther Price-Buffalo NY; sisters, Mrs Maude Mann; Mrs Etta Fletcher-Piney Grove; Mrs Verda Fletcher-Hancock; burial in POS of A Cemetery-Centreville.

RAINES 21 Oct 1966 Charles Edward Raines, 82, of Baltimore Pike, died yesterday at Sacred heart Hospital where he had been a patient for three weeks. His wife, Carrie Raines died on July 19, 1966. He was born in Riverton WV on Mar 20, 1884, a son of the late Martin Raines and Cynthia Hedrick Raines. He was employed for many years at the Parsons Pulp and Lumber Co, Horton WV before coming to this city. He was also employed as a dairyman on Baltimore Avenue before he retired several years ago. Surviving are four sons; Harry, Lester, John, and George; and by a daughter, Mrs Vanna Wilson; and 13 grand children; and 20 great grand children. Also surviving are one brother, Ora Raines of Riverton WV; and one sister, Mrs Mary Webster in FL. The services are at Silcox Funeral Residence with Rev Joseph R Gardiner of the Pleasant Grove Methodist Church and burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

RAINES 20 Jul 1966 Carrie E. Raines, 82, wife of Charles E. Raines, Baltimore Pike, died yesterday at her home. A native of Flintstone, she was the daughter of the late John H and Florence (DeHaven) Smith. Also surviving are four sons, Harry, Lester, John, and George Raines, all of Cumberland MD; and a daughter, Mrs Vanna Wilson of Cumberland; 13 Grand children; and 17 Great Grand children. The body is at the Silcox Funeral Residence where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Services will be conducted there on Friday at 2 pm by Rev Joseph R Gardiner, pastor of Pleasant Grove Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Pleasant Grove Methodist Church building fund.

SCHETROMPF 07 Dec 1966 Hancock-Homer E Schetrompf, 41, died 06 Dec 1966; born in Fulton Co, a son of Arlie Schetrompf and Minnie Phillips; wife, Charlene P Stotler; children, Mrs Gloria L Hart-Big Pool; Homer E Schetrompf Jr-Victory; David T Schetrompf; Shirley K Schetrompf; Mitchell S Schetrompf; Kathy S Schetrompf; Patricia D Schetrompf; Robert A Schetrompf; Tina C Schetrompf-all of home; ½ bros, Len E Schetrompf-Hagerstown; Kenneth Schetrompf-Florida; Arlie Schetrompf Jr-Hancock; ½ sisters, Mrs Mary King-Florida; Mrs Norma L Kane-Hancock; Mrs Arlene Lemmert-Hancock; step-mother, Mrs Arlene Lemmert-Hancock; burial in Damascus Christian Cemetery.

SHEETZ 06 Jul 1966 John Edgar Sheetz, 52, Westminster MD, died 03 Jul 1966; born in Cumberland, a son of John Sheetz and Oleta Barnes; wife, Louise Blake died in Feb 1966; dau, Geraldine F Broening-Westminster; bro, Allan Sheetz-Cumberland; step-mother, Mrs Harry Felton; burien in Mt Zion Cemetery.

SHIPLEY 08 Feb 1966 William P Shipley, 90, of Little Orleans died today; born in Piney Plains, a son of Samuel Shipley and Nancy Potts; wife Louise Clingerman died 16 Jul 1955; survived by dau, Mrs Olney Whitfield, Little Orleans; gr-son Marlin Whitfield-Hagerstown; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SHIPLEY 31 May 1966 Clearville-Albert R Shipley, 78, died yesterday; born in Artemas, a son of Philip S Shipley and Catherine Weimer; first wife, Sadie A Weicht preceded him in death; second wife survives, Margaret E Riggleman; son, Ralph Shipley-Holsapple PA; daus, Mrs Roy Shaffer and Mrs Paul Roeder-Cumberland; Mrs Ellery Smith-Flintstone; Mrs Bertha Smith-Baltimore; Mrs Marshall Elbin-Artemas; Mrs Alton E Wright-Everett; bro, Owen Shipley-Hyndman; burial in Greenfield Cemetery.

SHIPLEY 05 Aug 1966 Everett-J Albert Shipley, 78, Clearville, died 18 Jul 1966; born 08 Jan 1888 in Bedford county, a son of Nimrod Shipley; formerly married to Ada E Blankley; sons, Howard Shipley-Chambersburg; Alvin R Shipley-Washington PA; daus, Mrs Robert Burkett-Clearville; Mrs Alberta Whitfield-Everett; burial in Pleasant Union cemetery.

SMITH 02 Oct 1966 Blair Condy Smith, b. 21 Nov 1892, d. 02 Oct 1966; son of William Smith and Nice Leasure; wife Zena Miller; children, Mrs Ada Bingham-Bedford; Norman Smith-Bedford; Mrs Harry Nunamiller-Bedford; Donald Blair Smith-Bedford; Floyd V Smith-Toledo.

SMITH 30 Oct 1966 Flora Estella Smith, 72, Grand Ave, died yesterday; born in Great Cacapon, a dau of Charles W Ferris and Mary E Huff; husband, Clifton Joseph Smith preceded her in death; son, Guy C Smith-Cumberland; dau, Mrs Estalene Shanholtzer-Bedford Road; sis ... ; burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

SMITH 13 Mar 1966 Rev. Albert Smith, 73, of Green Ridge, died 12 Mar 1966 in Memorial Hospital; born in Purcell, a son of Isaac Smith and Sophie Smith; wife, Mary E Smith predeceased him; sister, Mrs Laura Smith-Artemas; burial in Fairview.

SMITH 09 Mar 1966 Miss Nellie V Smith, 67, of Punta Gorda FL, died yesterday; a native of Cumberland, a dau of W Boyd Smith and Hannah Boor; brother Roy V Smith-Baltimore Pike; burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

SMITH 03 Apr 1966 Gideon Boyd Smith, 93, Paca St, died 02 Apr 1966; born in Harrisonburg VA; a son of Isaac Smith; sons, Sampson W Smith-Cumberland; John E Smith-Spring Gap; Hobart Smith-Baltimore; daus, Mrs Blanche Nazelrod-Cumberland; Mrs Mack Kunes Gaithersburg; Mrs William Norris-Eldersburg MD; Mrs Lester Valentine-N Branch; bro, Edward Smith-Timberville VA; burial in Glendale Brethern Cemetery-Flintstone.

SMITH 23 Dec 1966 Mrs Myrtle Marie Smith, 71, Hilltop Dr, died 22 Dec 1968; born in Cumberland 16 Jun 1897, a dau of John E O'Neal and Mary Ellen McDonald; husband Benjamin F Smith preceded her in death; dau, Made Irene Lowery-Cumberland.

SMITH 30 Oct 1966 25th Anniversary, Earl H Smith, son of Edward H Smith-Buffalo Mills, married on [31 Aug 1941] to ; dau of John S lmler-Ellerslie; children, Earl F Smith-Cumberland; Robert H Smith-Junction City KS; Brenda Smith and Richard Smith-both of home.

SMITH 02 Nov 1966 Hancock-Banner Smith, 88, of Little Orleans, died yesterday; born in Purcell, a son of Denton Smith and Providence Morse; wife, Cora Lee Crawford; sons, Guy W Smith Duneden FL; Rev. Herman Smith-Seattle WA; Kenneth Smith-home; daus, Mrs Edna Tewell-Akron Oh; Mrs Florence Creek-Maugansville MD; Mrs Grace Bowman; Mrs Blanch Knight-Philadelphia; Mrs Julia Munch-home; brothers; Conda M Smith-Little Orleans; Roy Smith-Norristown PA; sisters, Cordelia Carson-Amaranth; Lottie May-Clearville; Miss Lillie Smith-Cumberland; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SMITH 18 May 1966 Keyser-Ross Allen Smith, 83, died today in Hopernont St Hosp; born in McCoole, a son of Dennis Smith and Rebecca Smith; bro, Roy E Smith-Tampa FL; sis, Francis Porter-Tampa FL; nephews, Ross M Smith-Keyser, and Shirley Smith-Junction WV; burial in Queens Point Cemetery.

SMITH 23 Feb 1966 Mrs Anna T Smith, 82, Artemas, died today 23 Feb 1966 in Everett; born in Artemas, a dau of Truman Tewell and Susan Buxton, husband Jesse Smith died in 1951; sons, Alden Smith-Artemas; Wilson W Smith-Cumberland; daus, Mrs Dorothy S Bosley-Keyser; Mrs Thora Tewell-Cumberland; sister, Effie Crowder-Baltimore; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SMITH 06 Mar 1966 50th Anniversary [20 Feb 1916 Elma Smith-dau of Charles Smith - Atsy Dicken, Flintstone and Jesse Knight-son of John Knight and Eliza Fisher-Pleasant Valley; sons, Wade Knight Baltimore Pike; Norman Knight-Bedford Road; dau Mrs Charles Carey-LaVale.

TWIGG 13 Dec 1966 Everett-Jesse A Twigg, 62, died 11 Dec 1966; born in bedford Co, a son of Emerson Twigg and Minnie Hardman; wife, Maude E Connor; dau, Mrs Doris M Foor-Everett; Mrs Dorothy D Burket-Chagrin Falls OH; bros, Harry Twigg-Everett; C B Twigg-Werford; sisters, Mrs Bertha Herbater-Pittsburg; Mrs Pearl Jay-Everett; Mrs Viola Rice-Uniontown; burial in Everett Cemetery.

WALTERS 06 Oct 1966 Elmer L Walters, 73, Flintstone, died yesterday in Altoona Hospital; born in Bedford Co a son of Hezekiah Walters and Rachael A Wilkinson; wife Alma E Imes preceded him in death; son, Donald P Walters-Redwood City CA; bros, Russell Walters and Augusta C Walters-both Chaneysville; sisters, Mrs Nora Adams-Cumberland; Mrs Hazel R Trail-Chaneysville; burial in Holsinger Cemetery, Bakers Summitt.

WIGFIELD 10 Apr 1966 25th Anniversary-[02 Apr 1941] Ruth Wigfield-dau of Cleveland and Lulu Wigfield of Valley Road and Wade Teeter-son of Lee Teeter and Bessie ;their dau Joyce Teeter.

WILLS 13 Mar 1966 Raymond Kenneth Wills, son of Mr & Mrs Raymond H Wills-Cumberland married Diana DeVonna Diggs, dau of Mr & Mrs Elmer F Diggs, Cumberland.





BENNETT 0l Feb 1967 Everett-Mrs Elsie V Bennett, 71, died 31 Jan 1967; born in Bedford Co, a dau of Daniel W Dibert and Susanna Smith; husband, Roy Bennett died in 1958; children, L Webster Bennett-Clearville; Mrs Marie Koontz-Everett; Mrs Helen Zimmerman-Irwin; Blair L Bennett-Everett; burial in Everett Cemetery.

BRAILER 25 May 1967 Mt Savage-John Henry Brailer, 83, of Mt Savage died today, a son of George C Brailer and Emma Durbin; sister, Jennnie Krietzburg-Cumberland....

BRIDGES 04 Jun 1967 Paulette Rosella Bridges, d/o William W Bridges and Mrs Geraldine Brant-Mt Savage married Russell Lee Weimer, s/o Irvin Weimer and late Bertha Kennell-Hyndman; given by b-i-l, Donald Ray Harden.

BRINKMAN 04 Jan 1967 Vernon A Brinkman, 46, Arch St, died today; born 30 Jul 1930 in Cumberland, a son of Perry Brinkman and Levinia Mann; wife Ada Louise Smith; son, Gary Brinkman-home; daus, Miss Bonnie Jean Brinkman-home; Mrs Joanna Butts-Balfimore; bros, Elmer Brinkman-Hagerstown; Cort Brinkman-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Elizabeth Athey-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

BROTEMARKLE 22 Feb 1967 Rev Elva C Brotemarkle, 66, died 21 Feb 1967; a native of Luke, a dau of Lloyd Weller and Rhoda Shoemaker; wife of James H Brotemarkle; son, William R Brotemarkle-Cumberland; daus, Mrs Ruth Elk-Newark DE; Mrs Florence Shewbridge and Mrs Sharon Keefer-Cumberland; sister, Mrs Robert Askey-Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

CHUCCI 28 Jun 1967 McCoole-Michele (Chucci) Chucchetto, 80, died yesterday; born in Sulmona Italy, a son of Antonio Chicchetto and Francesca Pantello; wife Serafina Poilucci preceded him in death; sons Anthony Chucci.....

CRAWFORD 04 Feb 1967 Leroy Franklin Crawford, 61, Baltimore Ave; died 03 Feb 1967; born in Cumberland on 10 Jun 1905, a son of David Crawford and Mary Albright; wife, Laura V Swick preceded him in death; sons, Ivan S Crawford; Edward W Crawford, and Richard Wratchford-all of Cumberland; Franklin L Crawford-Baltimore; daus, Mrs Betty E Ogle and Mrs Helen McKinley-Cumberland; Mrs Ida Mae Gillis-Camden NJ; Mrs Mary Goss-Baltimore; brothers, Charles Crawford and Harold Crawford-Baltimore; Lester Crawford-Independence MO; Robert Crawford-Wilmington DE; Earl Crawford-Elkton; sisters, Mrs Gerald Wills-Cumberland; Mrs George Hudson and Mrs Thelma Sherlock-Baltimore; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

CRAWFORD 2l Aug 1967 Great Cacapon WV-Mrs Carrie Agnes Crawford, 76, died yesterday; born in Mineral Co WV, a dau of George Smith and Ida Mellott; husband Charles Crawford; dau, Mrs Delmont Harvey-Great Cacapon; Mrs Vivian Marcum-Columbus OH; Mrs Irma Twigg-Cumberland; bro, Sheddan Smith-Baltimore; sis, Mrs Bertha Whisner and Mrs Laura Keiter-Great Cacapon; burial in Mt Nebo Cem.

DAY 22 May 1967 Calvin M Day, 88, Eastman Road, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Higgonsville WV; wife, bessie V Saville preceded him in death; daus, Mrs Audra M Zumbro and Mrs Betty L Nine-both Eastman Road; sons, Clifford W Day and Russell E Day-both Eastman Road; Calvin J Day-Livonia MI; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

GILLUM 25 Jun 1967 Robert Russell Gillum, s/o Selma Gillum and late Charles Gillum married on 3 Jun 1967 to Brenda Joyce Anderson, d/o M/M Carroll M Anderson-Bedford Rd.

JAY 27 Feb 1967 Minnie Myrtle Jay, 83, formerly of Shades Lane, died 25 Feb 1967 in Oak Hill Nursing Home-Staunton VA; a native of PA, a widow of Hezekiah Jay who died in 1963; sons, Stanley Jay-Northeast MD; Lester H Jay-Waynesboro VA; Chester A Jay-Youngstown OH; bros, Frank Smith-Everett; William Smith-Miami FL; burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

KROLL 16 Jul 1967 Frostburg-John W Kroll, 86, son of Herman Kroll and Anna Lapp; dau Mrs F Earl Kreitzburg-Frostburg.....

MALOY 12 May 1967 Mt Savage-Joseph L Maloy, 64, son of Lawrence Maloy and Anna Wills....

OFTEN 03 Jan 1967 William Wesley Often , 66, of 417 North Centre Street, died today in Memorial Hospital shortly after being admitted. He had been in failing health for several years. Mr. Often was born December 20 1900, at Eckhart, a son of the late Patrick and Anne (Kreitzburg) Often. He was a retired city employee and a member of Aerie 245 FOE and East Gate Lodge 216 AF & AM. Surviving are his widow Prema Mary (Schertzer) Often, one step-son, William V. Partlow, this city; four brothers John Often, Leroy Often, and Charles Often, all of this city, and Philip Often, Hialeah, Fla.; one sister, Mrs. Martha Harris, this city; and three step-grandchildren. The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 p.m. tomorrow. Often Services Services for William W. Often, 66, of 417 North Centre Street, who died yesterday at Memorial Hospital shortly after being admitted, will be conducted at the George Funeral Home on Saturday at 3 p.m. by Rev. Vernon I. Naugle. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.  Aerie 245,FOE, will hold a service at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. today and East Gate Lodge 216 AF&AM will conduct a service there at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow.

OFTEN 06 Aug 1967 Leroy (Roy) Often , 68, of LaVale, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient one week. Born in Eckhart, he was a son of the late Patrick and Ann (Kreitzburg) Often. He was a retired Cumberland Brewery employee and a member of Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church. Surviving are his widow Margaret (Dick) Often, a son, James L. Often, LaVale; a daughter Mrs. Dorothy Johnson, McMullan Highway: three brothers, John Often, Winchester Road, Philip Often, Hialeah Fla., and Charles Often, this city; a sister Mrs. Martha Harris, city, and four grand-children. The body is at the Silcox Funeral Residence where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. today and tomorrow. A service will be conducted there Monday at 1 p.m. Rev. Charles Perrin of Warfordsburg Pa. will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park

PERRY 27 Feb 1967 Laurene Belle Perry, 89, formerly of Cumberland; died 25 Feb 1967 in Miami FL; born in PA a dau of Aleck Wigfield and Mary Jane Potts; widow of Wellington Perry; dau, Mrs Emma Brown-Miami; bro, Cleveland Wigfield-Irons Mt; burial in Greenmount Cemetery.

RAINES 02 Sep 1967 Mary Christine Raines, d/o M/M George M Raines-Flintstone, m. 16 Jul 1967 to Larry Keith Robey-Spring Gap; sister Judy Wagner and brother George Raines in wedding.

SMITH 2l Jun 1967 Mrs Evelyn M Smith, 59, Cresap Dr, Bowling Green, died today in Memorial Hospital; born Monongehelia PA, dau of John J Calvert and Florence A Westwood; husband, Samuel S Smith Sr; dau Mrs Lawrence J Springer-Baltimore, son, Samuel S Smith Jr-Artesia NM; burial in Sunset Mem Park.

SMITH 24 Oct 1967 Mrs Mary Margaret Smith, 80, Polk St, died yesterday; born in Ohio, a dau of David Twigg -Martha Pittman; husband Edward F Smith, died in 1951, no children; Mt Pleasant Cemetery.

SMITH 22 Aug 1967 Flintstone-Sarah Ellen Smith, 75, died today at Memorial Hosp; born in Flintstone, a dau of Amos Smith -Anna Thompson; son, Herbert Ash-Flintstone; burial IOOF Cemetery.

SMITH 01 Feb 1967 Keyser-Vera P Smith, 55, Virginia Ave, died 31 Jan 1967 in Potomac Valley Hospital; born in Keyser, a dau of George E Smith and Etta Redinger; burial in Mt Union Cemetery, Everett.

SMITH 24 Feb 1967 G Albert O Smith, 79, Bedford St, died 23 Feb 1967, owned Tenderfoot Shoe Store in Cumberland; born in Cumberland, a son of Conrad George Smith and Amelia Damm; wife Ruth Elizabeth Hafer; burial in Greenmount Cemetery.

SMITH 03 Jan 1967 Mrs Maude Lena Smith, 83, formerly of Michigan Ave, Cumberland, died 02 Jan 1967; born in Warfordsburg, a dau of Thomas E McCullough and Eliza Jane Gardner; widow of Robert D Smith; dau Mrs Burrell A Martin-Bellport NY; bro, Lee McCullough-Cumberland; sis, Mrs McClure Lutman-Cumberland; Mrs Pearl Rohner-Hagerstown; Mrs Beatrice Hoffman-Fayetteville PA; burial in Presbyterian Cemetery-Warfordsburg.

SMITH 17 Jan 1967 Charles W Smith, 77, Cresap Drive, Bowling Green, died today; a native of Dutch Hollow, VA, a son of Addison Smith and Margaret Perell; sons, Charles W Smith-Baltmore; Robert A Smith and William D Smith-Cumberland; daus, Mrs Margaret Kelly-Edwardsburg PA; Mrs Helen Wilson; Mrs Geneva Hamilton; Mrs Betty Messman-all of Cumberland; bro, Joseph A Smith-LaVale; sis, Mrs Russell Fitchner-Kitzmiller.

SMITH 14 Jul 1967 William Carl Smith, 74, Artemas, died yesterday in Bedford County Hospital; born in Artemas, a son of Henry Smith-Flora Jay; sister, Cora Lepley; burial in Fairview Brethern.

SMITH 15 Jul 1967 Bruce E Smith, Sarasota Fl, died 12 Jun 1967; born in Cumberland, son of Dr John L Smith-Mary Weicht; wife, Mrs Nina Kunes; bro, Dr Eugene Smith-Frostburg; sis, Mrs Edna Brown-Ft Myers FL; Mrs Anna Hoey-Miami Beach FL; burial in Hillcrest Mem Park.

SMITH 27 Jul 1967 'William R Smith, 78, Maryland Av, died yesterday in Springfield State hospital; a son of Morgan Smith-Martha Cavender; wife, Myrtle Bell preceded him in death; son Bruce M Smith-Glen Burnie; daus, Mrs Helen L Robinette-Mansfield Oh; Mrs Alberta W Weaver, with whom he lived; bro, Sherman A Smith-Ellerslie.

SMITH 02 Mar 1967 Cloyd R Smith, 72, died 01 Mar 1967; born in Fairhope PA, a son of Harvey Smith and Alice Martz; wife Mildred Smith-Cumberland; sons, Carl Smith; Cloyd Smith; Richard Smith-all of Cumberland; Harold Smith-Baltimore; daus, Mrs Dorothy Roberson; Mrs Fay Shipley-Cumberland; Mrs Almeda Williams-Baltimore; Ira Smith and Warren A Smith-both of Cumberland; burial in Greenmount Cemetery.

SMITH 30 Oct 1967 John Franklin Smith, 49, former Cumberland and Cresaptown resident, died yesterday in Baltimore; born Flatts WV, a son of John Henry Smith-Bessie Elizabeth Smith; former Celanese and Home Beneficial employee; wife, Irene Horton; son, Frank Smith Cumberland; dau, Debbie Ann Smith-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Delbert Stouffer-Bowling Green; bro, Creed Smith-Cumberland; burial in Baltimore National Cem.

WESLOW 01 Dec 1967 Frostburg-Mrs Maude H Weslow, 60, Braddock Pa, dau of Frederick W Christman-Anna E Skidmore; widow John H Weslow; son, John H Weslow-USMC; daus, Mrs Helen Boros-Braddock; Mrs Jane Tamewitz-Braddock; Mrs Henrietta Polenchak-Braddock; Mrs Julia Casper-Monroeville; Mrs Caroline Hackett-N Braddock; Miss Judith Ann Weslow-home.

WIGFIELD 16 Jan 1967 Mrs Maudie Hazel Wigfield, 65, Elm St; died 15 Jan 1967; born in Patterson’s Creek, a dau of John E Kaylor and Nannie V Cooper; dau, Miss Violet J Wigfield-New York City; sons, John S Wigfield and Harvey Wigfield-both of California; brothers....

WIGFIELD 18 Sep 1967 Dollie V Wigfield, 71, Centre St, died today; widow of Gustav W Wigfield; born 17 Sep 1896 in Oldtown, a dau of M/M Kelly Stump; son, Ralph L Wigfield-Oldtown; daus, Mrs Russell G Robeson-Cumberland; Mrs Herbert Knepp-Clarysville; sis,Mrs Daisy Buskey-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Mem Park.




BARNES 03 Sep 1968 Moscow MD-Dewey D Barnes, 68, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland; born in Little Orleans, a son of Sheridan Barnes and Sarah Diehl; bros, Raymond Barnes-Moscow; Thomas Barnes-Pontiac MI; sis, Mrs Laura Palmer-here; burial in Potomac Glades Park-Keyser WV.

BARNES 31 Dec 1968 Russell Carlton Barnes, 51, died 26 Dec 1968 in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore; a son of Perry Barnes and Izora Ryan; widow, Vada Sowers; son, Russell C Barnes Jr-Baltimore; daus, Mrs John Isabel-Baltimore; Juanita Barnes and Linda Barnes-both Baltimore; bro, Lloyd Barnes-Green Ridge; sisters, Mrs Alma Jackson-Foxboro MA; Mrs Helen Brumbaugh-Shippensburg PA; Mrs Amelia Dixon-Little Orleans.

HAMBURG 02 Aug 1968 Ada Ruth (Elbin) Hamburg, 59, of Marion St, died yesterday; born in Chaneysville a dau of Silas Elbin and Amy Hartsock; husband Leo Hamburg preceded her in death; bro, Robert J Elbin-Rockville; sis, Mrs John Robosson and Miss Ethel Elbin-both Cumberland; burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

HARRIS 06 Jun 1968 Mrs. Martha Weller Harris, 74, of 501 Cumberland Street, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital where she had been admitted Monday. Born in Eckhart, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Anna (Kreitzburg) Often. She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Rebeckah’s, Ladies Shrine Club, Mapleside Homemakers Club, and a past chief of Manhattan Temple 8, Pythian Sisters. She was twice married and both husbands preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Frankland Sine, Roberts Place; three brothers, John Often and Charles Often both of Cumberland, and Philip Often, Hialeah, Fla; three grand-children and a great grand-child. The body is at the Kight Funeral Home where friends will be received today 7 to 9 and tomorrow 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home by Rev. Vernon I. Naugle. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park.

HARRIS SERVICE - A service for Mrs. Martha Harris, 74, of 501 Cumberland Street, who died Wednesday, will be conducted tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Kight Funeral Home. Rev. Vernon I. Naugle will officiate and interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park. Pallbearers will be Walter L. Johnson, Robert L. Johnson, Franklin E. Imes, Kenneth W. Mahaney, Carroll Andrews, and Donald Paulman.

KREITZBURG 16 Jan 1968 Mrs Jennie M Kreitzburg, 82, formerly of Henderson Blvd; died in Baltimroe Hospital 15 Jan 1968; a native of Mt Savage, a dau of George C Brailer and Emma Durbin; husband Thomas M Kreitzburg preceded her in death; daus, Mrs Paul Mouse and Mrs Mary M Beeman-both Cumberland; sons, John G Kreitzburg and Charles W Kreitzburg-both Cumberland.

MILLER 28 Apr 1968 Merrill Wade Miller-Flintstone married Nancy Lee Stouffer, d/o M/M Ray E Stouffer-Roberts Place.

MILLER 02 Jun 1968 50th Anniversary- Roy Cecil Miller -Grace E Iames [Photo].

O’NEAL 20 Apr 1968 Mrs Lonie O’Neal, 83, Virginia Ave, died today; born 28 Sep 1884, a dau of Daniel Leasure-Mary Hoffman; husband Benjamin O’Neal preceded her in death....

PERDEW 14 Feb 1968 Frostburg-James Perdew, 63, son of Amos Perdew and Anna Sloan died; sister, Mrs Ruth Kreitzburg-Frostburg....

POLLOCK 09 Oct 1968 Kenneth E Pollock, aged 52 years, of 125 ½ E Mechanic Street, Frostburg, died at the V A Hospital Martinsburg WV. Born in Zihlman, a son of Jack Pollock and Lillian Blank, he was a World War II veteran, employed by ABL Corporation, a member of the America Legion and the Eagles. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs Pauline Wright of Ellicott City and son, Kenneth E Pollock Jr of Lanham MD. Also, sisters; Mrs Mary Little of Cumberland; Mrs Helen Shives of Zihlman; Robert Pollock of Johnstown; ½ brothers, Michael and William Miller of Frostburg; Jack Miller of Cayahoga Falls OH; Harold Miller of Zihlman; and Mrs Juanita Morgan of Arlington VA.

RUBY 14 Jun 1968 PFC Blaine M Ruby, 19, son of M/M Stanley L Ruby, 1514 Gleneagle Rd, Baltimore, formerly of Valley Road, killed in action in Viet Nam; brothers, Francis L Ruby-USAF Biloxi MS; David S Ruby-Baltimore; Gary W Ruby-USN Puget Sound.

RUMMER 24 Sep 1968 George Wilbur Rummer, 59, died today; born 22 Jan 1909, a son of George Rummer and Clara Twigg; widow, Mary Louise Jones; sons Calvin F Rummer-Minnesota; James E Rummer-Bowman’s Addition; George W Rummer Jr-home; dau, Mrs Norma Lee Kotach-Winber PA; sis, Mrs Lillian Harden, Mrs Ollie Sahoff, and Mrs Alpha May-Cumberland.

SHIPLEY 07 Sep 1968 Banner Shipley, 53, died yesterday when struck by a falling tree in Green Ridge State Forrestry Camp; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

SMITH 04 Mar 1968 Mrs Ethel M Smith, 73, widow of Robert P Smith, died 01 Mar 1968 in Rockville; born in Bedford, she moved to Wash DC in 1917 when husband joined IRS; husband Robert died 1961; sons, Robert V Smith-Rockville; James A Smith-Springhill; Allen C Smith-Chevy Chase; J Philip Smith-Bethesda.

SMITH 2l Apr 1968 Chester E Smith, 73, died 21 Apr 1968, b. 27 Aug 1894, son of William Smith and Margaret Foor; wife Mary E Zembower; sisters Carrie Henderson-Bedford; Amanda Fickes-Bedford; Kate Steele-Martinsburg.

SMITH 17 Mar 1968 Benny Lynn Smith, s/o Willard C Smith-Cresaptown married to Linda Jane Fletcher, d/o James A Fletcher-Flintstone.

SMITH 22 Apr 1968 Bedford-Chester E Smith, 73, died yesterday; born in Bedford County on 27 Aug 1894, a son of William Smith and Margaret Foor; wife, Margaret E Zembower; sisters, Mrs Carrie Henderson-Bedford; Mrs Amanda Fickus-Bedford; Mrs Kate Steel-Martinsburg; burial in Bedford County Mem Park.

SMITH 26 Oct 1968 Lafayette P Smith, 79, Williams Road, died yesterday; born in Flintstone, a son of Martin V Smith and Mary Cessna; widow, Betty Nolan; son, Samuel P Smith-Flintstone; bro, Saul H Smith-Bowman’s Addition; Elmer Smith-Cresaptown; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SMITH 28 Jul 1968 Stanley Smith, 62, d. 26 Jul 1968 in Hollidaysburg, b. 23 Sep 1885 a son of Levi C Smith and Allie Jane Perrin; bro John B Smith; 1/2 brothers Earl Smith and Levi Smith; 1/2 sisters Ethel Smith, Laura Smith, Minnie Smith, Laverne Smith; burial in Cherry lane.

TWIGG 13 Jan 1968 Charles Walter Twigg, 74, died 12 Jan 1968 in Baker memorial Hospital-Marlinsburg WV; born in Cumberland; son of C Jacob Smith-Mary Ann Lowery; manager of Lindy's Restaurant; wife, Mrs Ruth Shaw; dau, Mrs Linda L Holler-Bedford Road; bro, Harry Smith and Raymond Smith-Mt Savage; Eugene Smith-Arlington VA; Jack Smith-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Elva Grau-Baltimore; burial in St Luke's Cem.

TWIGG 02 Jun 1968 Clarksburg-Mrs Amanda Grace Twigg, 83, died today; widow of Augustin R Twigg; a native of Bedford County, dau of Nathan R Smith-Rebecca Boor; son, Murl E Twigg-Clarksburg; dau, Mrs Frank Yost-Fairmont; bro, Ira Dolph Smith-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Nora Bowman; Miss Nena Smith-Cumberland; burial in Bridgeport Cemetery.

WESLOW 18 Aug 1968 Delores Weslow, d/o Mr & Mrs John K Weslow-Frostburg married to Robert L Poland, s/o Mr & Mrs Robert G Poland-Piedmont. Brother Edison Weslow participated.

WIGFIELD 05 Dec 1968 Rev Kelly Wigfield, died 02 Sep 1968 in D C Hospital; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 21 Sep 1968 Walter Lundy Wigfield, 86, of Maryland Ave, died 19 Sep 1968; born in Flintstone a son of Jonathan Wigfield and Deborah Shryhoff; wife, Hazel Kaylor preceded him in death; sons, John Wigfield and Harvey Wigfield-both California; sis, Mrs Minnie Smith-Cumberland; burial in Mt Olivet Cemetery.




BARNES 10 Nov 1969 Luther R Barnes, 88, Arch St, died yesterday; born in Flintstone a son of Edward Barnes and Isabell Slider; married twice, to Clara Valentine and Mary Stevenson, both of whom preceded him in death; sons, Arthur Barnes-Gary IN; Russell Barnes-KS; Kenneth Barnes-WI; sis, Miss Ethel Barnes-Baltimore; Mrs Lora Willison-Cumberland; brother, Lester I Barnes-Cumberland; burial in Union Grove Cemetery.

BARNES 30 Mar 1969 Margaret May Barnes, 87, Arch St, died yesterday; born in Cumberland 28 Jun 1881, a dau of Jacob Beall and Sarah Householder; husband David Barnes preceded her in death; daus, Mrs Hazel Lapp-Cumberland; Mrs Sarah B Weaver-Cumberland; Mrs MaryDoll-York PA; burial in Hillcrest Park.

CRASS 30 Sep 1969 John Albert Crass, 58, Laing Av, died yesterday when hit by B & O train; son, Edward R Crass-Cumberland; bro, George Crass-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Hilda J Grabenstine-Baltimore.

ELBIN 16 May 1969 Everett-Mrs Nancy Elbin, 83, Artemas, died yesterday in War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs WV; born in Bedford County, a dau of William H Tewell and Harriet Shipley; a widow of Sanford L Elbin who died in 1961; brother, Thomas J Tewell-Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Pearl Jay-Artemas; Mrs Vada P Karns-Artemas; burial in Fairview United Cemetery.

FLETCHER 08 Mar 1969 Mrs Anna L Fletcher, 81, died yesterday at home of brother, Ira E Imes-Clearville; born in Allegany County, a dau of Thornton L Imes and Martha O’Neal; a widow of Charley Fletcher who died in 1947; daus, Mrs Freda M Robertson-Bedford; Mrs Mearle M Fletcher-Flintstone; bros, Ira A Imes-Everett; Coy M Imes-Everett; sis, Mrs Goldie I Diehl-here; burial in Bethel Reformed (Frame) Cemetery-near Clearville.

FLETCHER 21 Jun 1969 Merle M Fletcher, 58, Flintstone, died yesterday; born in Bedford County, a son of Charley Fletcher and Anna L Imes; wife, Ethel L Fetters; daus, Mrs Betty L Cornell-Flintstone; Mrs Dorothy M Horton-Chambersburg; sis, Mrs Freda M Robertson-Bedford; burial in Frame Cemetery, Clearville.

HARDMAN 09 Jul 1969 Roy Shannon Hardman, 81, of Warren OH, died today; born in Bedford County, a son of Henry H Hardman and Hannah Wilson; widow, Hazel Konold; bro, William E Hardman-LaVale; burial in Warren.

HENDRICKSON 28 Aug 1969 George Hendrickson, 88, of Maryland Ave, died today; born in Flintstone a son of George Hendrickson and Amanda Willison; wife, Grace Wigfield predeceased him; sons, Norman H Hendrickson-Trenton NJ; G Edwin Hendrickson-Cumberland; Paul Hendrickson-Uniontown PA; Kenneth Hendrickson-Newark DE; daus, Mrs Margaret Brotemarkle and Mrs Edith Nixon-both Cumberland; burial in POSA Cemetery-Centreville.

HENDRICKSON 11 Jan 1969 Crawford C Hendrickson, 71, LaVale, died yesterday; born in Cumberland a son of William Hendrickson and Ellen Smith; widow, Mona L Hosper; dau, Mrs Virginia Whitesides LaVale; burial in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

MILLER 30 Sep 1969 Westernport-Mrs Sadie Barton Miller, 94, of Stoney Run Rd, died today at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland; born in Berryville VA, a dau of Charles Whittington and Martha Shue; husband, Columbus Miller preceded her in death; sons, Herbert Barton and Gilbert Barton-both Westernport; Russell Barton-AZ; step-sons, Ernest Miller and Clifford Miller-both Westernport; daus, Mrs Lula Brashears and Mrs Leonard Clice-both Cumberland; Boal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

MINNICKS 05 Mar 1969 John Frederick Minnicks, 59, Ft Myers FL died yesterday; son of John E Minnicks and Adeline Lowery; wife, Mildred L Hardman; sis and bro, no children.

MORSE 19 Dec 1969 Centreville-Philip Howard Morse, 91, died 17 Dec 1969; born in Artemas, a son of James Morse and Mary Mearkle; wife, Adna Bohrer; sis, Mrs Mary Breakall-Ridgeley WV; Mrs Bertha Barkman-Clearville.

MOUNTAIN 16 Dec 1969 Mrs Barbara Alice Mountain, 77, Glenn St, died today; born in Artemas, a dau of David Bowman and Sarah Bennett; husband, Elmer H Mountain preceded her in death in 1949; son, Elmer W Mountain-Bowie; daus, Mrs Anna Fletcher; Miss Pearl Mountain-Cumberland; Mrs Charlotte Northcraft-Hancock; Mrs Dorothy Wright-Hyattsville; Mrs Mary Wetzell-Baltimore .

MOUNTAIN 02 Aug 1969 Aaron Philip Mountain, 41, Williams Rd, died yesterday in Washington Sanitarium, Tacoma Park; born in Artemas, a son of Elmer H Mountain and Barbara Bowman; widow, betty Hare; sons, David A Mountain and Royce A Mountain-both of home; daus, Miss Susan L Mountain-Tacoma Park; Miss Kathy A Mountain-home; bro, Elmer W Mountain-Bowie; sis, Mrs Anna Fletcher; Miss Pearl Mountain-Cumberland; Mrs Charlotte Northcraft-Hancock; Mrs Dorothy Wright-Hyattsville; Mrs Mary Wetzell-Baltimore; burial in Mt Harmon Cemetery.

OFTEN 19 Apr 1969 FROSTBURG- Mrs. Mary A. Often, 63, of Eckhart, died yesterday while visiting her sister, Miss Alberta Rosenberger, RD 2, Frostburg. Born in Mt. Savage, she was a daughter of the late John and Grace (LaRue) Rosenberger and was the widow of George Often. Surviving are four other sisters, Mrs. Dessie Drees, Mrs. James McKenzie, Finzel; Mrs. James Kimble, Meyersdale; Mrs. Norman Baker, here; four brothers, Thomas, Gurney, Emory, and Arthur Rosenberger, all of Finzel. She was a member of the St. Michael's Catholic Church. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received today 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m

OFTEN SERVICES FROSTBURG- Requiem mass for Mrs. Mary A. Often, 63, of Eckhart, who died Friday, will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Michael's Catholic Church. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park, Cumberland. The rosary will be recited today at 7:30 p.m. in the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

ROBISON 25 Mar 1969 Carrie Effie Hartsock Robison, 79, Blackistone Av, died yesterday; born in Flintstone a dau of Charles Wesley Smith and Atcy Dicken; sons, Donald Hartsock-Centreville; Kenneth Hartsock-Baltimore Pike; daus, Mrs Samuel Hite-Cayahoga Falls OH; Mrs James Conley Cumberland; step-son, Earl Robison-Keyser WV; step-dau, Mrs Dorothy Adams Washington DC; sisters, Mrs Harry Browning-Flintstone; Mrs Jesse Knight-Baltimore Pike; burial in POSA Cemetery-Centreville.

SHIPLEY 28 Aug 1969 Joseph Owen (Ode) Shipley, 85, Buffalo Mills, died yesterday; born in Artemas a son of Philip Shipley and Catherine Martin; widow, Clara V Shaffer; sons, Richard Shipley-Buffalo Mills; Elwood Shipley-Buffalo Mills; daus, Mrs Jess Whorton-Polish Mt; Mrs Lester Fletcher-Cumberland; Mrs John J Harvey-Cumberland; Mrs Marshall Fletcher Sr-Flintstone; burial in Hillcrest Park.

SHIPLEY 04 Apr 1969 Mrs Edna Irene Smith Shipley, 71, of Little Orleans, died yesterday; born in Fulton Co, a dau of William Sowers and Elmira Bennett; husband Willie Shipley; sons, Earl Smith Detroit; Carl Smith-Hagerstown; John Smith-Hagerstown; daus, Mrs Lena Hombaker Clearspring; Mrs Irene Ash-New Castle DE; Mrs Marie Teeter-Flintstone; Mrs Vada Kile Flintstone; Mrs Vera Smith-Cumberland; bros, John Sowers-North Rose NY; Conda Sowers-Waynesboro; Alva Sowers-Flintstone; sisters, Mrs Mae Abbott-Bowling Green; Mrs Zelda Coffman-New Castle; burial in Fairview Christian.

SHIRCLIFF 27 May 1969 SSGT, Donald Shircliff, 32, St Petersburg Fl, died 23 May 1969 in an auto accident in Korea; born in Cumberland, a son of A Browne Shircliff and Beverly Bucy; wife Sandra and dau Jill survive; brothers, Ansel and William-St Petersburg; sister, Beverly Rowley-St Petersburg; in-laws, Mr & Mrs Howard Bucy-Cumberland.

SMITH 14 Jun 1969 Double rites in Tuscon AZ; Marvin W Smith, 52 and wife Juanita Jewell Smith, 46 who died 09 Jan 1969 in auto accident north of Tuscon AZ. Marvin W Smith is survived by bros, Donald Smith-Cumberland policeman; Henry Smith-Little Orleans; Coyle Smith-Hancock; Russell Smith-Tuscon AZ; sis, Mrs Faye Creek-Little Orleans; Mrs Hazel Himmler Cumberland; Mrs Adele Chambers-LaVale. Juanita Jewell Smith is a dau of Paul Jewell and Mrs Edith Cook; bros, Roy Jewell-Cumberland; Earl Jewell-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Ethel Shoenadle-Little Orleans. SMITH 16 Aug 1964 Margaret Fay Smith, dau of Mrs Mildred Smith-Baltimore Ave and Cloyd R Smith-Bedford St to Robert William Shipley Jr, son of Mr & Mrs Robert William Shipley Sr-Mullin St.

SMITH 09 Mar 1969 Cheryl Ramona Smith, d/o M/M William E and Lorraine K Lewis-Artemas and Raymond 0 Smith with siblings Brenda Smith, Mark K Smith, and Terrence Smith attendees married Paul Nelson Smith Jr, s/o M/M Paul N Smith-Little Orleans, with brother, Steven Smith attending. ALLISON 03 Mar 1969 Death of Jacob H. Allison, 80, son of Gabriel Allison and Sarah Harbaugh; his wife, the late Rose Gladys Myers, Sons Frederick H-Pennsboro, WV; Herbert T. -Passadena,MD; and Ellwood N.-Frederick, MD. Daughters; Bessie Mauzey-Flintstone, MD; Marian Warner-Silver Spring, MD; Ethel Barnes-Flintstone, MD.

SMITH 22 Mar 1969 Linda Lou Smith, d/o M/M Donald 0 Smith-Artemas married Garry Lester Roberts, s/o M/M Howard Lester Roberts-Flintstone.

SMITH 18 Jul 1969 Mrs Edith M Smith, 70, died today at J F Kennedy Homes; born in Cumberland, a dau of Wilson H Brant and Levinia Davis; husband, Harry C Smith; son, Marvin H Smith-Glen Burnie; sis, Mrs Marie Felmlee-York PA; Mrs Ruth Miller-Hancock; burial in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. ALT 13 Jan 1967Petersburg-Mrs Charity Catherine Alt, 85, died 12 Jan 1967; a dau of John A Alt and Emma Blackwell; a widow of Isaac S Alt; dau, Mrs Elmira Kirk-Bristol TN; sons, Sherman Alt and Forrest Alt-both Petersburg; burial in Lahmansville Cemetery.

SMITH 2l Jun 1969 Meyersdale-John William Smith, 77, died 17 Jun 1969; born in Bedford, a son of John Smith and Annie May; wife, Lillie Lowery died in 1960; daus, Mrs Elsie Shoemaker McKeesport; Mrs Ruth Baer-Akron OH; Mrs Anna Weiner-here; sons, Lawrence W Smith Girard OH; Albert Smith-Girard OH; Harry Smith-Garrett; Robert Smith-Meyersdale; Oscar Smith-Wellersburg; burial in Union cemetery.

WALTERS 17 Apr 1969 Everett-Russell P Walters, 73, Clearville died yesterday; born in Bedford County, a son of Hezekiah Walters and Rachel Ann Wilkinson; wife Cora B (Trail) Walters, died 04 Jan 1969.,Surviving children, Mrs Thelma M Hardy-Cumberland; Delbert L Walters-Bedford; Clyde S Walters-Cumberland; Mrs Ruth Mearkle-Clearville; Donald R Walters-Cumberland; Curtis V Walters-Middletown; Russell B Walters Jr-East FreedomPA; Orville S Walters-Oxen Hill MD; burial in Chaneysville Christian Cemetery.

WALTERS 05 Jan 1969 Everett-Mrs Cora B Walters, 70, Clearville, died yesterday; born in Chaneysville on 21 Nov 1891, a dau of William Trail and Laura Bennett; married husband Russell P Walters on 12 Dec 1915; surviving children, Mrs Thelma M Hardy-Cumberland; Delbert L Walters-Bedford; Clyde S Walters-Cumberland; Mrs Ruth Mearkle-Clearville; Donald R Walters-Cumberland; Curtis V Walters-Middletown; Russell B Walters Jr-East Freedom PA; Orville S Walters-Oxen Hill MD; bros, Webster Trail-Clearville; Russell Trail-Akron OH; Elmer Trail-Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Vesta Clark-Cumberland; Mrs Amanda Nycum-Cumberland; Mrs Lizzie Cooper-Loysburg; burial in Chaneysville Christian Cemetery.

WEISENMILER 28 Mar 1969 Christian Wilson Weisenmiller, 70, 735 Fayette St, died yesterday; born in Greenspring WV, a son of John W Weisenmiller and Anna Smith; widow, Mary Irene Weisenmiller; burial in Hillcrest.

WHITFIELD 07 Mar 1969 Hancock-Joseph Earl Whitfield, 67, died 06 Mar 1969 in York PA; born in Belle Grove, a son of Mark J Whitfield and Columbia Morse; bro, Olney Whitfield-Little Orleans; sis, Mrs Esther Jerome-Hancock; burial in Piney Plains cemetery.

WIGFIELD 03 Aug 1969 Mrs Nan Ruth Wigfield, 78, of Flintstone, died yesterday; born in Flintstone, dau of Francis R Wilson and Cora Davis; husband Leslie Wigfield; dau, Mrs Eleanor McCollister-Downes Grove IL; sis, Mrs Carolyn Nixon-Flintstone; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

WIGFIELD 02 Mar 1969 Alan Franklin Wigfield-s/o M/M Raymond Wigfield-Valley Road married

Carol Ann Predmore-d/o M/M Paul Predmore-Mt Bethel PA; sister Carol L Wigfield.

WIGFIELD 01 Jun 1969 Dennis Leroy Wigfield-s/o M/M Melvin and Gladys Wigfield-RD4 Cumberland married to Carolyn Sue Bryant, d/o M/M Thomas Bryant-New Hampshire Av, Cumberland.

WIGFIELD 27 Apr 1969 A1c, Patricia Ann Wigfield- d/o M/M A F Wigfield-RR1, Cumberland married

SFC, Ronald L Carey-s/o M/M L E Carey-Rochester NY.

WILSON 15 Jan 1969 Thornton Wilson, 59, of RD4, Oldtown Road, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital. He was born December 14, 1909 in Cumberland, a son of Mrs Adeline (Twigg) Wilson and the late Samuel Wilson. He was a former employee of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Mr Wilson is survived by two sons, Thornton W Wilson of Baltimore MD and James L Wilson of Cumberland; four brothers, Harvey, Royce, Carl, and Kenneth Wilson, all of Cumberland; three sisters, Mrs Pauline Raines and Mrs Elizabeth Schwenninger, both of Cumberland and Miss Nettie Wilson, Loysville PA and two grandchildren. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 to 9 pm today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm tomorrow.

ZEMBOWER 25 May 1969 50th Anniversary-Charles Zembower-Margaret Deremer on 27 Apr 1967.


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