Excerpts from The Cumberland Times
transcribed by Charles Often

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1970

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ALLISON 04 Jan 1970 Dolores Jean Allison, d/o Mrs Harriet Often-Footer Place to Jack Edward Brode, s/o Raymond Brode-Frostburg and Mrs Ida McKinzie-Howard St.

ALSIP 03 Feb 1970 Wheeling-Mrs Made C Alsip, 70, died yesterday at Ohio Valley Hospital; born in Artemas, 16 Jul 1899, a dau of William S Akers and Mary Belle Smith; husband, Herman L Alsip; son, William L Alsip-Wheeling; daus, Mrs George Rood-St Clairsville OH; Mrs Louis Elias Wheeling; sis, Mrs Pearl Lash ley-Artemas; Mrs Helen Clingerman-Artemas; burial in Greenwood Cemetery.

BARNES 28 Aug 1970 Hancock-James W Barnes, 81, Little Orleans, died 26 Aug 1970 in Baker VA Hospital, Martinsburg WV; born in Piney Grove a son of Michael Barnes and Lucy Barnhart; sis, Mrs Florence B Mann-Paw Paw; Mrs Goldie Bair-St Petersburg; bro, R L Barnes-Cumberland; burial in Piney Plains.

BARNES 25 Nov 1970 Mrs Mae E Barnes, 80 of Pear St, died yesterday; born in Cumberland a dau of Christopher Herpick and Elizabeth Rice; a widow of Lester I Barnes; nieces and nephews survive; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

BEDFORD 23 Mar 1970 Land Deed signed by Benjamin Franklin found.

BUCY 12 Sep 1970 Hyndman-Frank L Bucy Sr, 74, died yesterday in Myersdale Hospital; born in Flintstone, a son of Commodore Bucy and Sally Norris; wife, Myrtle Barnes; daus, Mrs Vera Martin-Mt Savage; Mrs Mary Kramp-LaVale; Mrs Katherine Alter-Corrigansville; Mrs Jean Wash-Winchester Road; Mrs Della Bowman-Myersdale; sons, Frank L Bucy Jr and Dewey Bucy-both Myersdale; Herbert Bucy-Corrigansville; Rowley Bucy-Frostburg; bros, Guy Bucy-NJ; Howard Bucy-Hyndman; sis, Mrs Clarence Thomas-Akron; burial Cook Cemetery-Wellersburg.

CARSON 17 Oct 1970 Warfordsburg-Mrs Cordelia Carson, 85, died yesterday in War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs, WV; born in Piney Plains, a dau of Denton Smith and Providence Morse; widow of George Carson; daus, Mrs Harper Diehl-Hancock; Mrs Charles Lay- Hancock; sons, Robert T Carson-Berkeley Springs; Elmer D Carson-St College; Ardys W Carson- Warfordsburg; 1/2 bro, Conda Smith-Little Orleans; 1/2 sis, Mrs Lothe May-Everett; Mrs Lillie Smith-Cumberland; burial in Amaranth Church Cemetery.

DIEHL 24 Mar 1970 Ellerslie-Mrs Jennie S Diehl, 90, died at home of son, F Blair Diehl-Bedford; born 29 Sep 1879 near Bedford, a dau of William L Smith and Sophia Rawling; husband Charles A Diehl preceded her in death; burial in Brick Church-Bedford.

GILSON 13 Mar 1970 Mrs Myrtle E Gilson, 78, of Flintstone died today; born in Piney Grove, a dau of Henry Hamman and Mary Rhea; husband, Ruland D Gilson; sisters, Mrs Elizabeth Durrall-Cleveland and Mrs Bertha Beck-Cumberland; burial in Piney Plains. Cemetery.

HENDRICKSON 11 Aug 1970 Ralph V Hendrickson, 85, of LaVale, died today; born in Okonoko MD, a son of William A Hendrickson and DeBorough Burrell; wife Jessie Northcraft died in 1965; daus, Mrs Zora K Martz and Mrs Shirley D Russell-both of Winchester Road; ˝bro, Paul Hendrickson-LaVale; ˝sis, Mrs Goldie Jenkins-Locust Grove; Mrs Alice Barncord-LaVale; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

HENDRICKSON 17 May 1970 Wedding between; Betty Lee Hendrickson, d/o M/M Hayes W Hendrickson-Flintstone and Norman Lee Elbin, s/o M/M A Thurman Elbin and Edna Elbin-Flintstone.

JAY 24 Apr 1970 Artemas-Mrs Pearl Jay, 71, died yesterday in Bedford County Hospital; born 12 Oct 1898, a dau of William Tewell and Harriet Shipley; husband, Frank Jay; sons, Leo Jay and Allan Jay-both Artemas; daus, Mrs Adna Asssell-Las Cruces NM; Mrs Wanda Shipley-Cumberland; Mrs John Smith-Chambersburg; bro, Thomas Tewell-Cumberland; Sis, Mrs Vada Karns-Artemas; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

JAY 13 Sep 1970 Everett-Ralph Thomas Jay, 57, died yesterday in Markleysburg; born 10 Aug 1913, a son of Simon Jay and Jennie B Tewell; sis, Mrs Bessie Lashley-Lancaster; Mrs Sylvia Boor-Woodbury; Mrs Marie Perrin-Cumberland; Mrs Ruth Calhoun-Everett; burial in Everett Cemetery.

MILLER 18 Nov 1970 Zihlman-Harold H Miller, 52, died today; born in Zihlman, a son of Daniel Miller and Lillian Blank; wife, Mary Livingstone; daus, Mrs Earlene Smith-Potomac Park; Miss Janet Miller-home; sons, Harold N Miller-Zihlman; Rodney Miller-home; step-mother, Hazel Kreitzburg-Frostburg; bros, William Miller and Michael Miller-Frostburg; Jackson Miller-Cuyahoga Falls OH; sis, Mrs Juanita Morgan-Arlington; ˝ sis, Mrs Mary Little-Cumberland; Mrs Helen Shives-Zihlman.

MILLER 29 Nov 1970 Wedding announcement, Jamie Louise Miller -Gerald R Twigg.

MORSE 12 Mar 1970 Bedford-Mrs Adna B Morse, 87, Centreville, died yesterday in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland Valley, a dau of William D Boor and Harriet Sliger; sis, Mrs Walter Nave; Mrs Harry Goosleek-Philadelphia; bro, Cromwell Boor-Cumberland; Perry Boor-Ypsilanti MI; burial in Fairview Memorial Cemetery.

NORRIS 31 Jul 1970 Hancock-Minnie Belle Norris, 85, little Orleans, died yesterday; born in Clearville a dau of Barney Jerome and Mary Potts; widow of John Norris; son, Albin C Norris-Little Orleans; daus, Mrs Vivian Roberts-Flintstone; Mrs Edna Watson-Little Orleans; Mrs Bessie Joy-Little Orleans; Mrs Helen Smith-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Ethel Clingerman-Hancock; burial in Piney Plains.

OFTEN 12 Dec 1970 Philip Leonard Often, 63, who formerly resided on Maplewood Lane here, died yesterday in Hialeah, Fla., where he had been residing. He had been in ill health for some time. Born at Eckhart, he was the son of the late Patrick and Annie (Kreitzburg) Often. While residing here he was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church and was an employee of the Cumberland Brewing Company. Mr. Often had been employed by the Regal Brewing Company in Miami. Surviving are his widow, Carrie (Wagner) Often; three daughters, Mrs. Betty Sylvester, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; Mrs. Faye Montmollin, Hollywood, and Mrs. Joyce Hoeschen, Vienna Va.; two brothers John and Charles V. Often, both of here, and ten grandchildren. The body is at the Slades Funeral Home, Hialeah, where services will be conducted Monday. Burial will be at Hialeah.

PERDEW 08 Dec 1970 Calvin (Cam) Perdew, 84, Old cumberland Road, Flintstone, died yesterday; born in Flintstone, a son of ?? and ?Johnson; widow, Bessie M Clingerman; daus, Mrs Elsie Robinette-Oldtown; Mrs Margaret Cook-Valley Road; Mrs Dorothy Lough-Dayton OH; Mrs Trecia Hamond-Flintstone; Mrs Geraldine Wilson-Williams Road; sons, Charles W Perdew and Calvin L Perdew-both Canton Oh; Wayne A Perdew-Canton OH; sis, Mrs Minta Willison-Cresaptown; Mrs Frances Ott-Cumberland.

PERRIN 23 Feb 1970 Bedford-Mrs Berdolia R Perrin, 86, died 20 Feb 1970 in Allentown PA; born in Bedford County, dau of Daniel Beegle and Rebecca Smith; husband, Charles E Perrin; dau, Mrs Pearl May-Bedford; Mrs Dorothy Holulko-Allentown; bro, John Beegle-Cumberland; burial in Bedford Cemetery.

POTTS 10 Aug 1970 Paul Russell Potts, 28, Westernport, died of an auto accident near Hagerstown; born in Little Orleans, a son of James A Potts and Gladys Riggleman; wife, Martha E Coonrod; sons, Paul T Potts and Brian Potts-both of home; sis, Mrs Mary Benfield-Boonsboro; Mrs Margaret Mann-Hancock; Miss Helen Potts-Little Orleans; bro, Robert Potts, William E Potts, Bernard E Potts-all of Little Orleans; burial in St Peters-Hancock.

SHIRCLIFF 04 Jun 1970 Sylvester A Shircliff, 70, Mechanic St, died yesterday; born in Cumberland, a son of William H Shircliff and Margaret Smith; wife, Frances Thomas; son, Maj. Thomas A Shircliff-USAF; dau, Mrs Sylvia Ann Lyons-Kensington; Mrs Mary Frances Clover-Holloman AFB, NM; Mrs Carol T McDade-Cumberland; bro. Browne A Shircliff; sis, Mrs Dolores Conley-Accokeek MD; burial in St Peters-Westernport. HYMES 05 Aug 1967 Miss Bertha Hymes, 80, born on Green Ridge, a dau of Philip Hymes and Mathilda Smith; bro, Russell L Hymes-Mexico Farms; burial in Davis Memorial Park.

SMITH 0l Apr 1970 Mrs Margaret Sophia Smith, 56, Artemas, died today; born in Artemas, a dau of Milton Oscar Clingerman and Etta Blanche Akers; husband, Philip Smith; sons, Archie L Smith Cresaptown; Larry E Smith-Greencastle; dau, Mrs James Tewell-Chaneysville; bro, Glenn Akers-Glen Burnie; sis, Mrs Melvin Elbin-Severn.

SMITH 16 Jan 1970 Hyndman-Roy C Smith, 63, Corapolis, died yesterday; born in Bedford County, a son of Scott Smith and Mary Ranker; bros, George Smith-Swickley; Earl Smith-Haysville; sis, Mrs Elaine Himler-Corapolis; burial in Hyndman Cemetery.

SMITH 12 Mar 1970 Miss Mary L Smith, 80, Elm St, died today; born in Cumberland, dau of Edmund B Smith and Nettie Bowden; bros, Raymond B Smith-Pittsburg; Robert G Smith-Cumberland; Frank L Smith-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Pearl A Hinkle-Cumberland; Mrs Earl H Middleton Cumberland; burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

SMITH 22 Feb 1970 Leslie Sue Smith, d/o M/M Lester E Smith-Valley Road to Gary Lee Hendrickson, s/o M/M George Edwin Hendrickson-Bedford Rd; attendees, Marsha Smith and Ronald Hendrickson.

SMITH 08 Feb 1970 Mrs Betty F Smith, 69, Flintstone, died yesterday; born in Little Orleans, a dau of Jeremiah Nolan and Mary Smith; son, Samuel P Smith-Flintstone; burial in Fairview.

TWIGG 05 Oct 1970 Hyndman-Mrs Myrtle Viola Twigg, 71, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital-Cumberland; born in Mann’s Choice, a dau of Charles Walters-Mary Herline; daus, Mrs Betty Emerick-Fairhope; Mrs Dorothy Smith-Bowman’s Addition; Mrs Catherine Weyant-New Paris; sons, Carl Twigg-Gainesville FL; Leroy Twigg and James Twigg-Hyndman; Robert Twigg-Ravena OH; Donald Twigg-Paw Paw; Raymond Twigg-Myersdale; bro, Gordon Miller-Baltimore; Frank Miller-Manns Choice; Ross Miller-Bedford; sis, Mrs Margaret Zembower-Greensburg; burial in Hyndman Cemetery.

WALTERS 17 May 1970 50th Anniversary with photo; Mr & Mrs Jacob Walters-Oldtown married on 25 Apr 1920; she is dau of M/M Elwood Nixon-Oldtown; he is son of M/M Albert Walters-Garrett PA; children, Glendon A Walters-Oldtown; Donald R Walters-Ridgeley WV.

WIGFIELD 21 Oct 1970 Mrs May R Wigfield, 79, died yesterday in JFK Homes; born in Beans Cove PA, a dau of William L Casteel and Evelyn Perdew; widow of Mertin Wigfield; dau, Emily and bro, John L Casteel survive; burial in Beans Cove Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 22 Jul 1970 Leslie Merten Wigfield, 64, Flintstone died yesterday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound; born in Flintstone a son of Eddie Wigfield and Nora Oster; sis, Mrs Maybelle Moser-Flintstone; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 12 May 1970 Hancock-Clem Austin Wigfield, 77, of Little Orleans died 10 May 1970 in Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown; born in Fulton County, a son of Lewis Wigfield and Belle Smith; wife, Edith Sigel preceded him in death; children, Grayson L Wigfield-Hagerstown; Paul E Wigfield-Hagerstown; Mrs Alta R Carnes-Hagerstown; burial in Bucks Valley Methodist Cemetery.

WILLISON 14 Mar 1970 Mrs Loar D Willison, 86, Lake Gordon Rd, died yesterday in Western Maryland Hospital, Hagerstown; born in Flintstone, a dau of Edward Barnes and Isabelle Slider; husband, Ray Willison preceded her in death; son, Robert E Willison-Miami FL; dau, Mrs Virginia Huling-Cumberland; sis, Miss Ethel Barnes-Baltimore; bro-Lester I Barnes-Cumberland; gr-dau, Miss Patricia Miller-Flintstone; burial in Union Grove Cemetery.

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BARNES 25 May 1971 Virgil M Barnes, 71, Bowmans Addition, died today; born in Bedford County, a son of Ambrose Barnes and Aerie E Shaffer; wife, Beatrice V Shipley; daus, Mrs Edith Johnson and Mrs Ethel Johnson-both Ft Pierce FL; Mrs Helen Warnick-Frederick; Mrs Evelyn Snyder-New Enterprise PA; son, Donald Barnes-Ashtabula OH; step-dau, Mrs Betty Atkinson-Baltimore; Mrs Evelyn Carr-LaVale; Mrs Diane Lynn Johnston-home; step-son, Woodrow Johnston-Baltimore; burial in Pine Grove Cemetery.

BARNES 23 May 1971 Pamela Lynn Barnes, infant dau of Paul H Barnes and Anona A Golden-Flintstone; born on 16 May 1971 and died 22 May 1971; survived by step-sis, Diana Brake; maternal gr-par, M/M Roy C Golden-Hancock; paternal gr-par, M/M Herman Barnes-Flintstone.

BARNES 29 Aug 1971 Artemas-Mrs Shirley Barnes, 31, died 27 Aug 1971 in War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs WV; born in Cumberland, a dau of William Simpson and Ruth Clites; husband, Ronald Barnes; son, Ronald Barnes Jr.; dau, Debbie Barnes; bro, William C Simpson-Hazen Rd; James E Simpson-Bedford Valley; Albert D Simpson-Cumberland; sis, Miss Barbara Simpson-Cumberland; maternal gr-par, M/M Albert D Clites-Bedford Valley; burial in United Church of Christ Cemetery.

BARNES 18 Jul 1971 David Marshall Barnes, s/o M/M Elroy H Barnes-Harding Ave on 19 Jun 1971 to Jane Ellen Twigg, d/o M/M Leo B Twigg-Westview Terrace; sister of groom, Rose Marrie McAndrew-Brampton CAN and niece of groom, Angela McAndrew assisted.

DEVINE 25 Dep 1971 Westernport MD-Isabella Ord Devine, 74, died yesterday; born in England, husband Thomas A Devine, died 1963.....

DIEHL 19 May 1971 Arthur R Diehl, 77, died yesterday; born on Green Ridge, a son of Silas Diehl and Luwinsy Barnes; survived by twin-sis, Mrs Artie G Filler-Cumberland; ˝ bro, Gilbert P Diehl-McMullan Hwy; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

DONAHOE 15 Nov 1971 Eugene C Donohoe, 78, Beans Cove, died yesterday; born in Beans Cove a son of Peter Donahoe and Mary Fisher; wife, Ellen P (Porter) (Abey) Donohoe preceded him in death; dau, Linda Ellis-Naples Italy; sons, Jack Donohoe-unk; Donald Donohoe-Cumberland; David Donohoe-Billings MT; step-dau, Mrs Shirley Michael-Cumberland; Mrs Rosella Roberts-Norfolk VA; bro, Stanley Donohoe-Red Hill; sisters, Mrs Robert Davis; Mrs Esther Klosterman-Cumberland; Mrs Clara Stewart-Baltimore.

ELBIN 06 Feb 1971 Everett-Mrs Thelma Ruth Elbin, 48, Artemas, died 04 Feb 1971 in Bedford County Hospital; a dau of Albert R Shipley and Sadie Weicht; husband, Marshall H Elbin; daus, Mrs Darlene B Winck-Somerset; Mrs Diana Trail-Flintstone; sons, Danny Elbin-Everett; Donny Elbin-Wells Tannery; bro, Ralph Shipley-Hollsopple; sis, Mrs Daisy Shaffer and Mrs Sylvia Roeder-both Cumberland; Mrs Ethel Smith-Flintstone; Mrs Bertha Smith-Baltimore; Mrs Jean Wright-Everett; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

HARDMAN 19 Nov 1971 Mrs Agatha B Hardman, 88, Washington St, died today; born in Cumbeland, a dau of Joseph E Mason and Rose Mattingly; husband, Frederick C Hardman died in 1951; dau, Mrs Elizabeth Footen-Cumberland; sis, Sr. Rosemary-Shawnee Mission KS; Mrs Howard Corwin-Jackson MI; burial in St Patricks Cemetery.

HILL 10 Aug 1971 Brethard Hill, 77, Jeffrey Rd, died yesterday; born in Fulton County, a son of Nathan C Hill and Molly E Booth; wife, Beulah Alabaugh; sons, Brethard N Hill-Arlington VA; Floyd N Hill, Glenn C Hill, Nathan S Hill-all of Cumberland; James W Hill-Christie Rd; John M Hill-Lutz FL; daus, Mrs Dora Smith, Mrs Mary Belvins, Mrs Rita Beher-all of Baltimore; Mrs betty Manes-June lake CA; Mrs Linda Reed-Cumberland; bro, William G Hill-Cumberland.

JOHNSON 08 May 1971 Mrs Bessie Leona Johnson, 64, of JFK Homes, died yesterday; born in Beans Cove, a dau of Scott Morgan and Mary Barnes; husband, Arthur Ernest Johnson preceded her in death; sons, Ernest T Johnson-LaVale; Martin R Johnson-Cumberland; Arthur M Johnson-Baltimore; dau, Mrs Betty Ann Jones-Wilmington DE; ˝ bro, John Mertens-Bedford RD; bro, Albert Morgan-LaVale; sis, Mrs Estella Whiting-Albuquerque NM; burial in Hillcrest Park.

LAHMAN 25 May 1971 Mrs E Grace Lahman, 76, Mechanic St, died yesterday at Western Maryland Hospital-Hagerstown; born in Linderville, a dau of Henry P Barnes and Arena Bell Leasure; widow of Lewis William Lahman; bro, Top E Barnes Sr-Valley Road; sis, Mrs Myrtle Bucy-Wellersburg; Mrs Henrietta Warner, Mrs Odella Fletcher, and Mrs Ada Growden-all Cumberland; Mrs Mildred Wharton-Flintstone; burial in Greenmount Cemetery.

MILLER 15 May 1971 Lewis Emory Miller, 57, Flintstone, died yesterday; a son of Richard R Miller and Melinda Miller; wife, Mrs Hilda McElfish preceded him in death; sons, Tsgt Earl E Miller-USAF; Virgil D Miller-Flintstone; Charles L Miller-Hyattsville; bro, Walter Miller-Baltimore; Melvin Miller-Flintstone; step-bro, Sherman Williams-Bedford; sis, Mrs Mary Adams-Flintstone; Mrs Fern Hoopengardner and Mrs Clara Hoopengardner-both Flintstone; Mrs Hazel Braggs-Bedford; Mrs Irene Gordon-PA; step-sis, Mrs Dicie Bennett-Bedford; burial in Prosperity Church Cemetery.

ODGERS 27 Feb 1971 Mrs Nellie C Odgers, 91, died today; dau of J A Hendrickson and Mary Gordon; husband, William C Odgers, died in 1961; step-dau, Mrs Mary Fleagles-Cumberland; Mrs Iva Cain-Durham NC; Mrs Zola Browning-Flintstone; step-sons, Harry Odgers-Flintstone; Clayton Odgers-Cumberland; burial in Prosperiity Cemetery.

PERRIN 10 Aug 1971 Thomas S Perrin, 69, Baltimore Avenue, died yesterday; born in Artemas a son of Charles H Perrin and Rosie Kennard; wife, Marie Jay; bro, Michael Perrin-Artemas; sis, Mrs Jed Smith-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

RAINES 16 May 1971 Harry Raines, 64, of RD 2, Flintstone, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital, shortly after being admitted. He was born in Randolph County WV, a son of the late Charles E. & Cena (Thompson Raines. Mr Raines was a retired employee of Kelly-Springfield Tire Company. Survivors include his widow, Velma V. (Oster) Raines; one daughter, Mrs Dorthalee Wilson of Greencastle PA; three brothers, Lester, John, and Mike Raines; and one sister, Mrs Vanna Wilson- all of Baltimore Pike; and four grand children. The body is at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence where friends and relatives will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today and tomorrow. A service will be conducted in the funeral home with the Rev. William G. Patterson, pastor of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.

ROBINSON 01 Aug 1971 Thelma June Robinson, d/o John B and Janey L Robinson-Cumberland to

Richard Harvey Ware, s/o Donald J Ware-Baltimore Pike; assistants were Mrs Kathy Robinson, Jackie Ware, Donna Ware, Jamie Plummer.

SHIPLEY 01 Apr 1971 Ridgeley WV-Roy C Shipley, 86, died today in Memorial Hospital-Cumberland; born in Artemas, a son of Levin and Etta Mae Shipley; wife, Edna R O’Neal died in 1947; sons, Jesse Shipley-Cresaptown; Robert Shipley-Cumberland; John Shipley-Akron OH; dau, Mrs William Diehl-Copely OH; Mrs Robert Emerick-Hollywood FL; Mrs Gertrude Litton-Sykesville; sis, Mrs Alice Scott-Cumberland; bro, Conda Shipley-Bedford Valley; burial in Zion Cemetery-Chaneysville.

SMITH 22 Apr 1971 Boyd U Smith, 80, Mullen St, died today; born 05 Mar 1891 in Flintstone, a son of Chris Smith and Eliza Barnes; wife, Lula Smith predeceased him in death; sons, Lester B Smith Columbus OH; Earl E Smith-Cumberland; dau, Mrs Geraldine Kelly-Cleveland TX; step-dau, Mrs Agnes Bowman-Cleveland TX; bro, Frank Smith-Bedford Road; sis, Miss Ella Smith-Cumberland; burial in Mt Herman Cemetery.

SMITH 11 Feb 1971 Jed Smith, 63, Baltimore Avenue and Artemas, died yesterday; born in Artemas, a son of Michael Smith and Julia Robinette; wife, Bertha M Perrin; bro, Roy H Smith-Artemas; Carl Smith-Cumberland; Spencer Smith-Artemas; sis, Mrs Iola C Loy-Cumberland; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SMITH 17 Dec 1971 Paw Paw-Mrs Belle B Smith, 77, died 15 Dec 1971 in Memorial Hospital-Cumberland; born. in Cumberland, a dau of Norman and Margaret Wilson; widow, Elmer Smith who died 1963; dau, Mrs Margaret Cole-McAllen TX; sis, Clara B Hann-Baltimore; burial in Zion Memorial Park-Cumberland.

SMITH 2O Dec 1971 Mrs Grace Viola Smith, 75, Ellerslie, died yesterday; born 23 Mar 1896 in LaVale, a dau of John Edward Clauson and Clara Knapp; husband, Melvin Millard Smith; dau, Mrs Geraldine Coughenhour-Hyndman; son, Billie Eugene Smith-Cumberland; bro, William E Clauson-Corrigansville; sis, Mrs LaAnna Beckman-Silver Springs; burial in Restlawn.

SMITH 22 Dec 1971 Jack F Smith, 61, Valley Road, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Cumberland a son of C Jacob Smith and Annie Mary Lowery; wife, Eleanor E Wilmot; dau, Mrs Louis Metz Jr-Cumberland; Mrs Jane Harcelrode-Valley Road; son, Herbert G Smith Mt Savage; Sis, Mrs Elva Grau-Baltimore; bro, Harry J Smith-Mt Savage; R Eugene Smith silver Spring; burial in Hillcrest.

SOWERS 28 Nov 1971 Alva Louis Sowers, 78, Flintstone died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital-Cumberland; born in Artemas on 30 Dec 1893, a son of William Sowers and Elda Shaffer; wife, Ruha E Collins preceded him in death; son, Herman Sowers-Flintstone; dau, Mrs Vada Barnes-Baltimore; Mrs Amanda Weimer-Flintstone; bros, John Sowers-NY; Condy Sowers-Waynesboro PA; sisters, Mrs Mae Abbott-Bowling Green; Mrs Zelda Coffman-Smithburg; burial in Mt Hope Cemetery.

STREETT 12 Feb 1971 Bedford-Mrs Helen E Streett, 71, died today in Memorial Hospital; born in Flintstone, a dau of John Oster and Sarah Wigfield; husband, Claude A Streett; son, Claude A Streett-Cumberland; Mrs Oleta Mickey and Mrs Norma Deremer-Bedford; burial in POSA Cemetery-Centreville.

WEICHT 12 Dec 1971 Mrs Ethel R Weicht, 76, Baltimore Ave, died yesteday in Nursing Home-Oakland MD; born in Artemas, a dau of Jonathan Potts and Amanda Purcell; husband, John P Weicht; son, Kelly Weicht-Cumberland; dau, Mrs Russell Harper-LaVale; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 13 Dec 1971 Urner F Wigfield, 62, Roberts Place, died 11 Dec 1971 at University Hospital, Baltimore; born Irons Mountain, a son of George E Wigfield and Maggie Stottlemyer; wife, Angela A Robinson died in 1962; son, Lawrence U Wigfield-McClean VA; sisters, Mrs Beulah Griffin-Cumberland; Mrs Juanita Stuck-Warrenton VA; brothers, Ellis Wigfield-Baltimore; Glenn L Wigfield-Brunswick; Arol Wigfield-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

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ATHEY 02 Mar 1972 Charles S Athey, 88, Mechanic St, died 29 Feb 1972; born in Flintstone, a son of Charles S Athey and Mary M Hendrickson; burial in Greenmount Cemetery.

BARNES 16 Jul 1972 Lonaconing MD-Mrs Myrtle M Barnes of Deep Creek Lake, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital-Cumberland; born in Lonaconing, a dau of James M Beeman and Elsie Iser; husband, Charles R Barnes; son, Charles H Barnes Jr-Herndon VA; daus, Mrs Sherman Crawford-Lonaconing; Mrs Donald Ashby-Sterling Park VA; Mrs Homer Beeman-Keyser; Mrs Mary Dawson-Deep Creek Lake; burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

BRIDGES 14 May 1972 Linda Kaye Bridges, d/o Raymond Patrick Bridges and Edith Bridges-Bond St to

George David Painter, s/o M/M Clarence Painter-Columbia St.

BROTEMARKLE 17 Jan 1972 Ellsworth Brotemarkle, 97, Long Strech Rt 40, died yesterday in Cuppett-Weeks Nurshing Home-Oakland MD; born 18 Oct 1874, a son of Michael Brotemarkle and Louisa A Simmons; dau, Mrs Mary Lewis-Sommerfield NJ; bro, F Roland Brotemarkle-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Mae Logsdon-Cumberland; Mrs Nora Robinson-Baltimore.

CHUCCI 07 May 1972 Janice Marie Chucci, dau of late Vance L Chucci and Betty L Chucci-Rawlings to Daryl Wayne Pennel, s/o M/M Alva Pennel-DeHaven Road.

COLLINS 23 May 1972 Charles Clay Collins, infant child of John C Collins and Bonnie Kay Hardman died today; paternal gr-parents, Monzell and Eva Collins-Christie Rd; maternal gr-parents, M/M Kenneth Hardman-Chrisite Road.

DEWITT 12 May 1972 Oakland-Parker Jackson DeWitt, 75, Sang Run, died yesteday in Garrett Hospital; born 13 Jan 1897 in Sang Run, he was a timberman; parents were Stephen DeWitt and Clarissa Jane Rodehaver; widow, Mary Louise Lytle; sons, Harry DeWitt-Baltimore; Jack DeWitt-Oakland; daus, Mrs William Burdette-Mt Lake Park; Mrs Owen Frazee-Oakland; bros, Richard DeWitt-Oakland; Joseph DeWitt-McHenry; Alvie DeWitt-Friendsville; Milton DeWitt and Stephen DeWitt-Sang Run; sisters, Mrs Steward Savage-Accident; Mrs Charles Carr-McHenry; Mrs Clarence Savage-Hopwood PA; funeral arrangements by Durst Funeral Home with burial in Oak Grove cemetery.

DICKEL 01 Sep 1972 William Francis Dickel, 40, of Ridgeley WV, died yesterday; born 08 Nov 1931 in Mt Savage, a son of Francis N Dickel and Evelyn M Wills; dau, Misses Debbie and Diane Dickel-Carpenter’s Addition; sis, Mrs Joann Crump and Mrs Nancy Trimble-both Mt Savage; bro, Robert J Dickel-Cresaptown; Edward R Dickel-Ridgeley.

FISHER 25 Feb 1972 Ira Henry Fisher, 85, Mason Road, died yesterday; born in Bedford Valley, a son of Henry Fisher and Ella Smith; wife, Ruth A Rice; dau, Mrs Hazel F Oster-Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest.

FISHER 20 Aug 1972 Deborah Jean Fisher, d/o M/M Richard L Fisher-Baltimore Pike married on 15 Jul 1972 to William Harrison Squires, s/o M/M Lloyd Squires-Valley Road.

FLETCHER 19 Mar 1972 Mrs Nora V Fletcher, 75, Gaithersburg, died 17 Mar 1972; born in Little Orleans, a dau of George M Hartley and Eugenie Fletcher; widow of Conda L Fletcher; dau, Mrs Vernon Nichols-Gaithersburg; son, Reynold C Fletcher-Gaithersburg; bros, Clarence C Hartley-Little Orleans; Thomas E Hartley-Cumberland; Arnold N Hartley-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Clara A Crawford-Cumberland; Mrs Ethel H Fletcher-Cumberland; burial in Piney Plains Cemetery.

FOOTEN 16 Oct 1972 Mrs Elizabeth Footen, 65, 640 Washington St, died 14 Oct 1972, a dau of Frederick C Hardman and Agatha B Mason; survived by cousins; burial in St Patricks Cemetery.

HARDMAN 26 Nov 1972 Nancy F Hardman-d/o M/M Dewey Hardman-Meyersdale married to

Sgt, Luke E Rouch-s/o M/M Luke Rouch-Meyersdale.

HARTLEY 25 Jul 1972 Hancock-Clarence Cross Hartley, 79, of Little Orleans, died 23 Jul 1972; born in Allegany County, a son of George M Hartley and Eugenia Fletcher; wife, Ora N Whitfield preceded him in death; sons, George H Hartley-Little Orleans; Clinton A Hartley-Bethesda; Clifford A Hartley-Adelphia; dau, Mrs Geraldine Morris-Beltsville; sis, Mrs Clara H Crawford; Mrs Ethel H Fletcher-Cumberland; bros, Thomas E Hartley and Arnold W Hartley-both Cumberland; burial in Piney Plains Cemetery.

HENDRICKSON 27 Aug 1972 Sharon Louise Hendrickson, d/o M/M Edward Hendrickson-Potomac Park married to Richard Kent Scott, s/o Mrs Verna Scott-Ridgeley WV; attendees were siblings, John Hendrickson, Skip Hendrickson, Debora Hendrickson.

HENDRICKSON 10 Dec 1972 Debra Sue Hendrickson-d/o M/M Edward Hendrickson-Potomac Park, married on 25 Nov 1972 to Dwight David Cowgill-s/o M/M Alvin Cowgill-Winchester Rd; bros, Edward Hendrickson, John Hendrickson.

HYMES 21 Jun 1972 Russell Hymes, 82, Fountain Fl, died 16 Jun 1972; born in Artemas a son of Philip Hymes and Matilda Smith; wife, Ethel Golden preceded him in death.

KORNHOFF 09 Jun 1972 Mrs Mary Estella "Mayme" Kornhoff, 86, 111 S Smallwood St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born 04 Apr 1886 a dau of Albert F Shober and Anna Kreitzburg; husband William H Kornhoff preceded her in death; sister, Elinor Shober Hoffman-Cumberland; bro, Richard R Shober-Wheeling WV; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

KREITZBURG 11 Jun 1972 Fay Jean Kreitzburg, d/o Jack Kreitzburg-Arlington VA and Mrs Charles E Griffith-Columbia St married to Bernard James Barbe, s/o Mrs Agnes Barbe-318 Holland St.

MANN 31 Aug 1972 Little Orleans-Mrs Florence Benetta Mann, 81, died yesterday in Washington County Hospital-Hagerstown; born in Piney Grove, a dau of Michael Barnes and Lucy Barnhart; widow of Chester Wellington Mann; dau, Mrs Alda V Cutter-Hagerstown; son, Bruce W Mann-Great Cacapon WV; sis, Mrs Goldie Bair-Hagerstown; bro, Rollie L Barnes-Cumberland; burial in Piney Plains Cemetery.

MEARKLE l2 Apr 1972 Carl A Mearkle, 76, Knox St, died yesterday; born in Monroe Township, a son of Alva F Mearkle and Mertie E Grubb; wife #1, Lulu Smith died in 1917; wife #2, V Pearl (Dunn) survives; daus, Mrs Katherine E Williams-Breezewood; Mrs Nettie L Pellerzi-Silver Springs; Mrs B Jane Bushby-Reisterstown; sons, Robert L Mearkle-Cumberland; Paul D Mearkle Baltimore; step-dau, Mrs Harriett Twigg-Cumberland; bro, Ray W Mearkle-Cl6arville; sisters, Mrs Pearl M Bowman-Everett; Mrs Nellie M Fletcher-Breezewood; Mrs Sara S Connor-Everett; Mrs Evelyn R Sparks-Delmont PA; Mrs Mabel R Steckman-Boynton Beach FL; Mrs Mildred G Hanks and Mrs Carrie E Clemence-both Chambersburg; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

MESSICK 17 Apr 1972 Edgar E Messick, 87, Maryland Ave, died yesterday; born in Three Churches WV, a son of James Messick and Ida Rodrick; wife, Leona Smith predeceased him; son, James L Messick-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Lisa Pratt-Cumberland; Mrs Elsa Stafford-Messick Rd; bro, Howard Messick-Messick Road; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

MILLER 26 May 1972 Theresa Miller, 9 years old, dau of Lamar and Mary Lou (Mancil) Miller, of 901 Oleander Ave, Holly Hill Fl, died yesterday after a long illness; Mr Miller is a former resident of Cumberland. Besides parents, survivors are a brother, Lamar Miller Jr., sisters, Marie and Susie Miller all at home; her paternal grand-parents, Mr & Mrs Walter Miller, RD 2 Flintstone. A service and interment will be conducted tomorrow at Holly Hill.

MILLS 06 May 1972 Everett-Marshall "Socks" Mills, 74, died yesterday in Bedford County Hospital; born in Clearville, a son of Nathan Mills and Barbara Fletcher; wife, Lyda B Chamberlain; daus, Mrs barbara L Morral-Clearville; Mrs Nancy J Clark-Fairfax; Mrs Connie M Anderson-Everett; Miss Ethelyn L Mills-home; son, John H Mills-home; sis, Mrs Bertha Dibert-Bedford; burial in Rock Hill Cemetery.

MOSES 01 Oct 1972 David Arnold Moses-s/o Mildred Flora Miller-Flintstone and late Charles Moses m. 9/2/1972 to Jacqueline Kay Divelbliss-d/o Leo Henry Divelbliss and late Helen Frances Divelbliss.

NIELD 04 Mar 1972 Mrs Effie Dale Nield, 67, Lexington Ave died yesterday; born in Rio WV, a dau of Harvey Bean and Franelia Lee; husband, Silas J Nield; sons, Leroy E Nield-Cleveland OH; William E Nield-Monaca PA; Stanley R "Joe" Nield-Baltimore; John J Nield-Alliquippa PA; James R "Dick" Nield-Houston TX; Thomas E Nield-College Park MD; daus, Mrs Kathleen J McDonald-Cumberland; Mrs Delores R Barnhart-Sandy Base NM; Mrs Bessie M Browne-College Park MD; bros, Aaron H Bean-Bedford PA; sis, Mrs Mildred Powell-Alliquippa PA; burial in Davis Memorial Park.

NORTHCRAFT 27 Nov 1972 James Homer Northcraft, 69, Springdale ST, died 25 Nov 1972 in City Hospital-Baltimore; born in Cumberland, a son of William Northcraft and Minerva Smith; son, James M Northcraft-Virginia Beach VA; daus, Mrs Donaline Walden-Virginia Beach; Mrs Norma J Clevenger-Roanoak VA; Mrs Jane Buser-Cumberland; bros, Wade Northcraft-Keyser; Edgar Northcraft-address unknown; sis, Mrs Nellie Cline-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Burial Park.

OFTEN 09 Aug 1972 Mrs. Harriet L. Bridges Often, 54, of 311 Footer Place, died today in Sacred Heart Hospital. A native of Mt. Savage, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Margaret (Diehl) Bridges. Twice married, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Gabriel H. Allison. Mrs. Often was an employee of Braddock Junior High School cafeteria and a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. Surviving are her husband, Charles V. Often; four daughters, Mrs. Margaret Eyre, Alexandria, Va.;Mrs. Carolyn Clayton; here; Mrs. Delores Brode, here; and Charlene K. Often, at home; two sons, James H. Allison, Alexandria, Va.; and Carl L. Allison, here; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Patricia Miller, here; three stepsons, Charles V. Often, Jr., Baltimore; William L. Often, York, Pa.; and Christian F. Often, Baltimore; three sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Stewart, here; Mrs. Lougora Mullenax, here; Mrs. Gladys Moody, Akron Ohio, and 18 grandchildren. The body is at the Kight Funeral Home where friends will be received 7 to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Christian wake service will be conducted in the funeral home tomorrow at 7:30 P.m.

OFTEN 26 Oct 1972 John C. (Benchie) Often , 76, of RD 5, Winchester Road, died today at Sacred Heart Hospital. A native of Eckhart, he was a son of the late Patrick and Anna (Kreitzburg) Often. Mr. Often was a retired employee of the Amecelle Plant of the Celenese Fibers Company, and an avid baseball and softball player in several different leagues in the county. Surviving are his widow Mrs. Goldie (McGinn) Often; one son John R. Often, city; three daughters, Mrs. Elinor Merrill, Winchester Road; Mrs. Betsy Nield, Cleveland, Ohio; and Mrs. Sandra Holtzman, Baltimore; one brother, Charles V. Often, city; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The family has requested that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to either the American Cancer Society or the Allegany-Garrett County Heart Association. OFTEN SERVICES

Services for John C. (Benchie) Often, 76, of RD 5 Winchester Road, who died yesterday, will be conducted tomorrow at 1 p.m. in the Scarpelli Funeral Home by Rev. Albert Burkhardt and Rev. Milton E. Erhart. Interment will be in the Sunset Memorial Park. David, Richard, and Charles Merrill, Leroy Nield, Gary Holtzman, and Edward McKenzie will be pallbearers.

PERRIN 05 Jan 1972 Everett-Mrs Lylah A Perrin, 69 of Everett died yesterday; born 15 Nov 1902 in Chaneysville, a dau of Harry O Swartzwelder and Amanda S O’Neal; husband William P Perrin preceded her in death; daus, Mrs Ivalene V Blahay-Lorraine OH; Mrs Marilyn J Koontz-Everett; son, Floyd A Swartzwelder-Everett; Robert D Swartzwelder-Hopewell; James D Swartzwelder-at home; bro, Floyd Swartzwelder-Flintstone; sisters, Mrs Stella Bennett-Cumberland; Mrs Olive Gardner-Baltimore; Mrs Belva Diehl-Cessna PA; burial at Chaneysville Methodist Cemetery.

PHILLIPS 27 Nov 1972 Alba M Phillips, 86, Rawlings, died 25 Nov 1972; born in Parsons WV, son of John P Phillips and Cecelia Walton; wife, Earsa M Hardman, predeceased him........

ROBINSON 18 Feb 1972 Herman N Robinson, 73, Williams Rd, died yesterday in Hagerstown; born 04 Sep 1897 in Mann Township, Bedford County, a son of Silas Robinson and Mariah Wigfield; wife, Lista Covalt; son, Earl D Robinson-Williams Rd; dau, Mrs Geraldine Hill-Arlington VA; sisters, Mrs Luca Barnes and Mrs Nellie Smith-Artemas; Mrs Allie Clingerman-Everett; Mrs Lavada Eichelberger, and Miss Mary Robinson-Hagerstown; burial in Everett Cemetery.

ROBERTS 12 Apr 1972 Hancock-Mrs Ellen Roberts, 82, of Piney Plains died yesterday in Morgan County Hospital, Berkeley Springs; born in Piney Plains, a dau of John Fletcher and Julia Potts; husband, William E Roberts preceded her in death; daus, Mrs Viola Stottlemyer-Little Orleans; Mrs Idelia Winfield-Cumberland; Mrs Mildred Ward-Warfordsburg; sons, Alvin J Roberts-Hancock; Lawrence J Roberts-Clear Springs MD; burial in Piney Plains Cemetery.

SHIPWAY 26 Sep 1972 Flintstone-John Thomas Shipway, 88, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Buck Valley, a son of Richard Shipway and Isabelle Potter; wife, S. Belle Smith; sons, Eldon H Shipway and Harry E Shipway-Flintstone; Kenneth W Shipway-Corrigansville; Glenn R Shipway-Cumberland; daus, Mrs Elma Everline-LaVale; ˝ bro, Daniel Curren-Clearville; ˝ sis, Mrs Ella Lawhead; burial in Everett Cemetery.

SHROYER 01 Sep 1972 Mrs Fannie K Shroyer, 86, Polk Sy, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born 16 Feb 1886 in Meyersdale, a dau of Henry Kreitzburg and Eliza Albright; husband, Jacob Shroyer preceded her in death; sons, William T Shroyer and Walter R Shroyer-both of Cumberland; gr-ch whom she reared, Mrs Billie Boardman, Mrs Colleen Reynolds, and J R Shroyer-all of Cumberland; burial in Hyndman Cemetery.

SIPES 06 Sep 1972 Hancock-Irvin Asbury Sipes, 68, of little Orleans died 04 Sep 1972; born in Little Orleans, a son of Samuel S Sipes and Mazie Belle Stottlemyer; wife, Clarabelle Sullivan; sons, Darl C Sipes-Dallas TX; Rolland G Sipes-Cumberland; Dale B Sipes-Little Orleans; Lyle D Sipes-Hancock; bro, Eugene P Sipes-Hancock; Clyde Sipes-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Alletta Coffman and Mrs Gladys Lancaster-Ridgeley; burial in Martin Cemetery-Little Orleans.

SMITH 02 Apr 1972 Carl V Smith, 71, died 31 Mar 1972 in Bonita Springs FL; a son of Frederick Smith and Cora Yost; wife, Nellie Wilson; dau, Mrs Elinor Grove-Cumberland; son, Wilson Smith Bonita Springs.

SMITH 2O Aug 1972 Zeno James Smith-s/o M/M Paul N Smith-Little Orleans to Nancy June Kolb-d/o M/M Edward L Kolb-Flintstone. Assisted by Paul N Smith Jr.

SMITH 0l Sep 1972 Ridgeley-Wilbert H Smith, 73, Ridgeley, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in PA a son of Benjamin Smith and Delcia Lease; wife, Thelma G Ridenour (Yeargan) Smith; step-ch, Thomas Yeargan-Hagerstown; Billy L Yeargan-Santa Clara CA; sis, Mrs Leona M Guy-Morgantown.

SMITH 16 Apr 1972 60 th Anniversary- Mr & Mrs Elmer Smith [Photo]; married 23 Mar 1912 in Hancock; 9 of 11 children still living; Lloyd Smith and Mary Clark-Freeport TX; Ruth Meekins-Port Bolivar TX; Evelyn Jones-Clute TX; Dewey Smith-Corpus Christ TX; Adna Smith-Galveston TX; Lillie Dunkinson-Cocoa FL; Helen and Harry Twigg-Cresaptown MD; Arthur C Smith-Potomac Park, Cumberland.

SMITH 02 Dec 1972 Miss Sophie M Smith, 90, Shades lane, died today; born in Cumberland a dau of John Smith and Kathryn Shade; sisters, Mrs Amelia Morton and Mrs Margaret Schiller Cumberland; burial in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.

SMITH 18 Aug 1972 Nina Mae Smith, 86, Race St, died yesterday in Springfield State Hospital; born in PA a dau of Nathan R and Rebecca Jane Boor; daus, Ruth Smith-Cumberland; Mrs Nora P Bowman-Cumberland; bro, Ira Dolph Smith-Cumberland; burial in Prosperity Christian Cemetery.

SMITH 24 Jan 1972 John B Smith, 79, d. 24 Jan 1972; b. 04 Mar 1872 a son of Levi Smith and Allie Jane Perrin; married Jessie P Bussard; children, Mrs Lena P Peeple-Everett; Mrs Dorothy M Peeple-Breezewood; J Paul Smith-Baltimore; 1/2 brothers and sisters, Levi Smith Cumberland; Earl Smith-Everett; Mrs Ethel Clark-Everett; Mrs Lura Burke-Philadelphia; Mrs Laverne Swartzwelder-Baltimore. Burial in Mt Union Cemetery.

SMITH 28 Jan 1972 Minnie M Smith, 88, Bedford St, died today; born in Oldtown, a dau of Jonathan Wigfield and Deborah Shryock; husband, William F Smith predeceased her; burial in Mt Herman Cemetery, Williams Rd.

SNYDER 05 Sep 1972 Mt Savage-Mrs Jessie P Snyder, 73, died today at Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Artemas, a dau of George Hymes and Nancy Hymes; husband, James Snyder; dau, Mrs Dorothy Shaffer-Mt Savage; bro, William Hymes-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Josephine Hedrick-Cumberland; Mrs Arthur Greene-Ridgeley; burial in Mt Savage U Meth Church Cemetery.

SWAIN 11 Feb 1972 James Isaac Swain, 89, Belle Grove, died yesterday; born in Belle Grove a son of Isaac O Swain and Mary Norris; wife, Annie E Trueax preceded him in death; son, Vernon T Swain-Warfordsburg; daus, Mrs Eva Bishop-Cumberland; Mrs Ruth Trail-home; Mrs Frances Will-Hagerstown; Mrs Belva Carr-Westminster; Mrs Opal Elliott-Lanham MD; bros, Cecil E Swain, J Calvin Swain, and Thomas Swain-all of Belle Grove; burial in Piney Plains cemetery.

VORHEES 02 Jan 1972 Mrs Ida Pearl Vorhees, 68, Race St, died yesterday; born in Somerset County PA, a dau of Daniel Shipley and Viola Smith; husband, Samuel L Vorhees preceded her in death; son, James L Vorhees; dau, Mrs Mildred Robinette; Mrs Mary V Bennett; and Mrs Shirley Fogle all of Cumberland; brother, Bruce Shipley-Winchester IN; sis, Mrs Marie Luke-Daytona Beach FL; Mrs Montra Gilbert-TX; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

WALTERS 23 Jan 1972 Moorefield-Amos Ray Walters, 75, died yesterday in VA Hospital, Martinsburg; born in Flintstone on 28 Mar 1896, a son of Joseph Walters and Nettie Dicken (Liller); wife, Anna Burns preceded him in death; sons, Albert Walters-Petersburg; Amos Walters-Montrose MI; Gene Walters-Plymouth MI; Paul Walters-Moorefield WV; Lawrence Walters-Dearborn MI; daus, Mrs Loring Riggleman-Berkeley Springs WV; Mrs Ruby Barr-Fisher WV; Mrs Roscoe Eye-Moorefield WV; Mrs Tony Mendolia-Dearborn MI; ˝ sisters, Mrs Verna Koelz-Philadelphia PA; Mrs Gaynell Stickley-Ft Ashby WV; Mrs Catherine Lewis-Detroit MI; Mrs Pauline Taylor-Martinsburg WV; Mrs Frances McKendrick-Garden City MI; Mrs Anna Ochanpaugh-Los Angeles CA; Mrs Josephine Cromer-Gettysburg PA; burial in Olivet Cemetery.

WESLOW 02 Jul 1972 50th Anniversary Party [photo] for Mr & Mrs Mayford Weslow, married on 11 Jun 1922, hosted by Mr & Mrs Mayford Weslow Jr.

WHORTON 06 Dec 1972 Richard Edward Ira Whorton, 37, Flintstone, died yesterday in a house fire; son of Mrs Goldie Shipley and the late Jesse E Whorton; wife, Shelva J Stotler-Cumberland; sons, Richard Whorton, Gary Whorton, and Edward Whorton Jr-all of Cumberland; daus, Ellen Whorton, Susan Whorton, Karen Whorton, and Regina Whorton-all of Cumberland; bro, Charles V Whorton-Oldtown; sis, Mrs Treva Wratchford-Cumberland; burial in Glendale Brethern Cemetery-Flintstone.

WIGFIELD 27 Aug 1972 Carol Lynn Wigfield, d/o M/M Raymond Wigfield to Emory Levi Miller , s/o Mrs Clara Hoopengardner-Beans Cove.

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BARNES 28 Mar 1973 Rollie L Barnes, 77, Fort Av, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born on Greenridge, a son of Michael Barnes and Lucy Barnhart; sons, Merrill R Barnes-Sunset Drive; Francis M Barnes-San Jose CA; Charles L Barnes-Hialeah FL; dau, Mrs Doris Lee Clay-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Ted Baer-St Petersburg FL; burial in Piney Plains.

BARNES 25 Aug 1973 Mabel G Barnes, 66, Bedford Road, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Bedford County, a dau of Espy J Mock and Adeline Wigfield; husband, Earnest B Barnes; sons, Mellvin L Barnes-Cumberland; Norwood B Barnes-Cumberland; daus, Mrs Evelyn F Kummett; Mrs Dorothy A Sell-Baltimore; bros, Blanchard Mock-Altoona; Presley Mock-Cumberland; burial in Union Cemetery-Centreville.

BARNES 17 Jul 1973 Silas S Barnes, 80, Artemas, died 15 Jul 1973 in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born in Bedford County, a son of Samuel J Barnes and Mathilda Conrad; wifem Opha E Robinson; sons, Theodore Barnes-Lowellville OH; Marshall Barnes-Breezewood; daus, Mrs Elmira M Bussard-Everett; Mrs Florence L Zelder-Alexandria VA; Mrs Irma M Burke-Arlington VA; Mrs Eleanor I Lanier-Oxen Hill; sis, Mrs Evaline Smith-Transfer PA; burial in Fairview Cemertry.

BARNES 24 Oct 1973 Frostburg-Henry S Barnes, 83, Midlothian, died today; born in Vale Summit, a son of William H Barnes and Ellen J Lohr; wife, Ethel Brode preceded him in death; dau, Mrs Charles Ware-Midlothian; sons, Gilbert Barnes-Midlothian; sis, Mrs Lillian Winters-Midlothian; burial in Frostburg Memorial Park.

BARNES 30 Aug 1973 Mrs Hazel Barnes, 54, Eldersburg, died 28 Aug 1973; a dau of Calvin W Largent and Estella Sperrow; husband, Roby Barnes Jr.; daus, Mrs Barbara Kelly-Westminster; Mrs Jacqueline Arrington-Sykesville; Mrs Helena Reaves-Mt Pocono; Mrs Rebecca Dover-New Windsor; sons, Roby Barnes-Sykesville; Jefferey Barnes-home; sis, Mrs Ray Kowalski-Pentaluma CA; Mrs Thomas E Hinton-Carpenters Addition.

BENNETT 11 May 1973 Thomas E Bennett, 66, Baltimore Ave, died 09 May 1973 in VA Hospital-Martinsburg; b. 24 Aug 1906, in Artemas a son of Bruce Bennett and Agnes Smith; sons, Richard Bennett-Baltimore; Wayne Bennett-Cumberland; daus, Mrs Lorraine Myers-Annapolis; Miss Linda Bennett-Baltimore; brothers, Melvin Bennett, Arnold Bennett, and Watson Bennett-all of Cumberland; Burial in Fairview Cemetery.

BITTNER 07 Jan 1973 James Edward Bittner, 52, Sommerville Av, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital following a 9 day illness; born 28 May 1920 a son of James Bittner and Margaret Kreitzburg; wife, Annie R Bird;dau, Mrs Linda D Bowman-Millerdale WV; bro, Duane O Bittner; sis, Mrs Anna Parker-both of Ft Pierce FL; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

BODEN 17 Feb 1973 Myersdale-Joseph C Boden, 81, Garrett PA, died 15 Feb 1973; born in Garrett a son of Joseph E Boden and Martha Smith; son, Marne Boden-McKeesport; daus, Mrs Joseph Piechuta- Smithington CN; Mrs Lee Mimma-Myersdale; sis, Mrs Lillie Lohr-Garrett; burial in Highland Cemetery-Garrett.

BROWNING 25 Aug 1973 Flintstone-Mrs Grace Browning, 84, Flintstone, died today in Cumberland Nursing Home; born in Flintstone a dau of Charles W Smith and Atzy Dickens; husband Harry L Browning; sis, Mrs Jessie Knight-Baltimore Pike; burial in IOOF Cemetery-Flintstone.

BUCY 09 Jun 1973 Mrs Myrtle E Bucy, 75, died in Myersdale City Hospital; born in Flintstone, a dau of Henry Barnes and Billie Leasure; widow of Frank L Bucy; daus, Mrs Harry Hutzell-Corrigansville; Mrs Edward Kipe-Oldtown; Mrs Robert Krampf-LaVale; Mrs Jean Walsh-Winchester Road; Mrs Vernon Bowman-Meyersdale; sons, Frank Bucy and Dewey Bucy-Meyersdale; Rawley C Bucy-Frostburg; bros, Top Ellis Barnes-Bowmans Addition; sisters, Mrs Henrietta Warner; Mrs Russell Growden; Mrs Odella Fletcher-Baltimore; Mrs Mildred Wharton-Flintstone; burial in Cook Cemetery-Wellersburg.

CLINE 02 Nov 1973 Mrs Nellie Eleanor Cline, 79, Kentucky Ave, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Artemas a dau of William Northcraft and Minerva Smith; husband, Cleland W Cline preceded her in death; sons, Cleland W Cline Jr-Silver Springs; Kenneth G Cline-Pittsburgh; Claude C Cline-Upperco MD; Charles S Cline-Clear Springs; William A Cline-Baltimore; daus, Mrs Mary C Hutchinson; Mrs Evelyn T Reuschel; Mrs Maryland V Cross; Mrs June M Moss-all of Cumberland; Mrs Patricia L Glover-Flint MI; Mrs Lena M Decker-Baltimore; bros, Hezekiah Northcraft-Cumberland; G. Wade Northcraft-Rawlings; burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

ELBIN 09 Jul 1973 Mrs Lucy E Elbin, 89, Baltimore Ave, died today in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Hewitt PA a dau of George Iames and Ruth Hall; husband, Wilbert B Elbin preceded her in death; dau, Mrs Goldie M Ridenouer-Cumberland; son, Marshall Elbin-Philadelphia; sis, Mrs Alice Adams-Chaneysville; bro, Roy Iames-Hewitt PA; burial in Mt Hope Cemetery.

FILLER 16 Aug 1973 Mrs Artie G Filler, 79, Trenton NJ, died yesterday there; born on Green Ridge, a dau of Silas Diehl and Luwinsay Barnes; husband, Carl Filler Sr. preceded her in death; sons, Paul E Filler-Trenton; Howard Filler-Middleburg IN; step-sons, G Hershell Filler, Clarence H Filler, and Carl Filler Jr-all of Cumberland; ˝ bro, Gilbert Diehl-McMullan Highway; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

GINEVAN Mar 07, 1973 Death of Ellwood M. (Yonk) Ginevan, b. 1903, d. 06 Mar 1973, son of Thomas M. Ginevan and Carrie V Runkles-Oldtown, MD. Widow, Eva P. (Shrout) Ginevan; children, James R.-New Castle, DE; Richard R. and Ellwood M.-Oldtown, MD; Deloris Wagner-Williamsport; Ellen Davis-Myrtle Beach, SC; Beverly Harcum-Baltimore, MD; Doris Miller-Barton, MD; Carolyn Edwards-Hampton, VA; Linda Gross-Oldtown, MD.

GOETZ 12 Dec 1973 William Henry Goetz, 78, Queen City Towers, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born 15 Sep 1895 in Cumberland, a son of John Goetz and Bernadine; widow, Kathleen Jenkins; sons, William E Goetz and John P Goetz-Cumberland; burial in Sts Peter & Paul Cemetery.

HALL 01 Jul 1973 Flora Annie Hall, 91, Park St, died yesterday; born in PA, a dau of Alexander Wigfield and Mary Jane Potts; both husbands prededed her in death, #1-Emmanuel Hast; #2-Benjamin Hall; daus, Mrs Marie Davis-Cumberland; Mrs Reatha Huested-Cumberland; bro, Cleveland Wigfield-Cumberland; burial in Mt Herman Cemetery.

HARDMAN 02 Oct 1973 Mrs Beatrice V Hardman, 67, N Centre St, died 30 Sep 1973 in Lions Manor Nursing Home; born in Capon Bridge WV, a dau of James R Sirbaugh and Elizabeth Carpenter; husband, Earl S Hardman predeceased her; sis, Mrs Edgar Patch-Petersburg; bro, James Mitchell-Cumberland; ˝ sisters, Mrs otix Weatherholt-Petersburg; Mrs Beulah Simmons-Mt Rainier.

HARDMAN 02 Sep 1973 Earl Hardman-s/o M/M Charles Hardman-Cumberland to Carolyn Yvonne Faulkner-d/o M/M Neil Faulkner-Mt Savage.

HARDMAN 05 May 1973 Mrs Stella B Hardman, 73, Bedford Road, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Flintstone, a dau of Henry I Gordon and Lucinda ; widow, Walter L Hardman; son, Robert R Hardman-Cedar Falls IA; sis, Mrs Mabel Buskey-Deerfield Beach FL; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

HESS Feb 01, 1973 Mary L Hess, b. 28 Sep 1888, d. 26 Jan 1973 dau of Albert Dick and Mary Early, m. Robert S Hess on 04 Nov 1911.

HYMES 21 Sep 1973 John L Hymes, 83, South St, died today in Memorial Hospital; born in Flintstone, a son of John Hymes and Barbara E Smith; wife, Catherine R Nixon (Wilson); sons, Lawrence Hymes-Mt Rainier; Monroe Hymes-Cumberland; step-sons, Leonard Wilson, Junior Wilson, Paul Wilson, Earl Wilson-all of Cumberland; step-dau, Mrs Margaret Davis-Cumberland; bro, William Hymes-Green Ridge; sisters, Mrs Mary Potts and Mrs Julia Morgan-both Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

JAY 12 May 1973 Everett-Mrs Mary L Jay, 60, Clearville, died yesterday; born 13 Apr 1913 in Mann Township, a dau of Daniel Curren and Clara Smith; 1st marriage to Elmer H Jay who died 08 May 1964; 2nd marriage to Herman Jay; burial in United Church Of Christ Cemetery-Clearville.

LEE 21 Jan 1973 Hyndman- Roy C Lee Sr, 78, of Wellersburg, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. Born in Chaneysville, 01 Mar 1927, a son of Clayton C and Ella Walters Lee; widow, Jessie Rizer; daus, Mrs Pauline Goumer and Mrs Laverne Sparr- both of Wellersburg; son, Roy C Lee Jr of Wellersburg; sisters, Mrs Carrie Keel; Mrs Alma Browning; Mrs Ada Bailey-all of Cumberland; burial in Wellersburg.

MAY 25 Oct 1973 Everett-Rev. Henry W May, 85, died 23 Oct 1973 in Bedford Memorial Hospital; bron in Hyndman, a son of Rev A W May and Marie Rice; wife Lottie P Smith; daus, Mrs Thelma Ritz-Buck Valley; Mrs Gladys Spade-Anderson CA; Mrs Maxine Goddard-Reading CA; Mrs Helen Barton-Everett; Mrs Patricia Weaverling-Miami Beach FL; son, C Earl May-Harrisburg; burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

McCUE 29 Jul 1973 Death of Ms. James S. McCue, 87, Louisville, OH, b. 1886, d. 26 Jul 1973; dau of George & Sarah Kreitzburg. Mr. James S. McCue, preceded her in death. Son, I. Lawrence McCue-New York City; Daughter, Mrs. Philip Hurray-Akron, OH.

MORGAN Mar 17, 1973 Death of Paul Z. Morgan, 40, Rocky Gap Road, son of Earl R. Morgan and Charlotte Miller; wife is Delores T. Moore Morgan; sons Paul T. and Mark W. ; daughters Josephine t. and Regina M.; Brothers Eugene R-Oldtown, MD; Charles T. and Elmer F.-Pleasant Valley Road; Veryl W.-Cresaptown, MD; Roy R.-Cumberland, MD.

 MORRISON 23 Sep 1973 Westernport-Virgil M Morrison, 60, died yesterday; born in Henry WV, a son of William Morrison and Anna Jones; wife, Virginia Dolan; daus, Mrs James Rooney-Westernport; Miss Linda Lee Morrison-Daytona Beach FL; bros, Dale Morrison-Mt Savage; Mervil Morrison-Lost River WV; sisters, Mrs Nellie Evans-Westernport; Mrs harry Roye-Coreapolis PA; burial in Philos Cemetery.

MORRISON 08 Jul 1973 Mr & Mrs Dale Morrison, Mt Savage, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in the Wiley Ford Fire Hall. They were married in Keyser WV on 04 Jun 1933 at the United Brethern Church, Rev. Paul Gruver; Ollie Evans was the dau of Mathilda Evans and the late Luther Evans. Mr Dale Morrison was the son of the late William Morrison and Ann Jones. Childred of this union are: Richard-Hagerstown; Barbara Jean-New PhiladelphiaOH; Darlene-Flintstone; Gary-Ft Ashby WV; Kenneth-Mt Savage; and six grand-children.

OESTER 23 Sep 1973 Mr & Mrs Adam J Oester [photo] celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary, m. [24 Sep 1923 in Trinity Lutheran Church] .

OTT 22 Jan 1973 Paul Vincent Ott, 72, Oldtown, died today; born 25 Jan 1900 in Cumberland, a son of John William Ott and Mary Rafferty; widow, Eva Nora Barnes; sons, John W Ott-Fairbanks AK; James E Ott-Oldtown; daus Mrs Theresa Baier-Grand Junction Co; Mrs Mary Davignon-Juneau AK.

PERRIN 27 Jul 1973 Miss Bertha Perrin, 89, Centre St, died yesterday in Cumberland Nursing Home; born in Bedford County, a dau of George Perrin and Susanne Wigfield; sis, Mrs Elsie Brant-Philmath OR; Mrs Jennie O’Neal-Everett; burial in United church of Christ-Clearville.

PRICE 11 Jun 1973 Luther W Price, 81, Clyde NY, died 02 Jun 1973 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester NY; born in Little Orleans a son of John Price and Sarah Creek; wife, Anna Mary Fletcher; daus, Mrs Ethel Smith-Little Orleans; Mrs Julia Smith-Tuscon AZ; Mrs Edna Shipley-Clyde NY; Mrs Hope Austin-Ontario NY; Mrs Ruby Lesano and Mrs Elmer Gates-Newark NJ; Mrs Freda Kise- Scantelles NY; Mrs Marily Hullett-Sodus NY; sons, Carl Price-FL; Donald Price and Van Price-both Lyons NY; George Price-Ontario NY; Jack Price-Clyde NY; Kenneth Norris-N Rose NY; bro, Frank Price-Artemas; sis, Mrs Maude Mann and Mrs Etta Fletcher-Little Orleans; Mrs Verda Fletcher-Hancock; burial in Clyde NY.

RAINES 03 Dec 1973 Lester Raines, 62, of RD 2, Flintstone, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital, where he was a patient 11 days. Born in Whitner, WVA, he was a son of the late Charles E. and Cena (Thompson) Raines. Mr. Raines was a member of the Prosperity United Methodist Church and was a retired dairy farmer. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Bessie Viola (Hardman)Raines, three daughters, Mrs. Janice Twigg, Mrs. Linda Lou Clingerman, both of Flintstone, Md., Mrs. Shelva D. (Cessna) Ott, RD 2, Flintstone; a sister, Mrs. Vanna Wilson, RD 2, Flintstone; two brothers, John M. Raines, RD 2, Cumberland and George M. Raines, RD 2 Flintstone; and five grandchildren. The body is at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there at 1 p.m. with Rec. Irvin G. Allen officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Guy Stonestreet, Earl Stonestreet, John Gurley, Donald Boyer, Robert Deremer, and John Deremer.

ROBINETTE 30 Oct 1973 James Roscoe Robinette, 79, LaVale, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Flintstone, a son of Addison Robinette and Miranda Browning; wife, Myrtle Brotemarkle died in 1965; sons, Kenneth Robinette-Oklahoma City OK; Harold Robinette-Philadelphia; daus, Mrs Nina Adkins-Charleston WV; Mrs Carrie Weimer-Cumbeland; Mrs Arbutus Shaw-Frostburg; sis, Mrs Charles Edgerton-Baton Raton FL; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

SHIPLEY 13 Feb 1973 Mrs Dessie Evelyn Shipley, Flintstone, died yesterday; born in Swanton MD, a dau of George R Paugh and Ada Uphold; hus, Harry Shipley; dau, Mrs Irene Simpson-Silver Springs; bro, Clevary Paugh-Swanton; sisters, Mrs Ruby Fickes- Bloomington; Mrs Orpha Sweitzer-Swanton; Mrs Alty Rexrode-Barton; step-son, John Barnhart-York PA; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SILVIOUS 09 Oct 1973 Randolph E Silvious, father of Alice Hardman -Baltimore died........

SMITH 11 Aug 1973 Harry C Smith, 76, of JFK Apartments, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Clearville, a son of John K Smith and Nolie Sellers; son Marvin H Smith-Glen Burnie; burial in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.

SMITH 09 Aug 1973 Mrs Emma (Simpson) Smith, 87, Pittsburgh, died yesterday in Ohio Valley Hospital; born in Bedford, a dau of James P Smith and Sarah Jay; husband William S Bennett preceded her in death; dau, Mrs Levi Smith-Cumberland; Mrs Howard Hockman-Pittsburgh; sons, William Simpson and Elwood Simpson-both Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

SMITH 01 Feb 1973 Mrs Eva Smith, 51, b. 06 Jul 1921; d. 22 Jan 1973; dau of Michael and Elsie Means; married Herman R Smith; children, Glenn Smith-Hancock; John Smith-Warfordsburg; Russell Smith-Warfordsburg; Frank Smith-Warfordsburg; Steven Smith-Warfordsburg; Mae Smith-Warfordsburg; Made Smith-Warfordsburg; Beulah Smith-Warfordsburg; Betty Smith-Warfordsburg; brother, Coy Means-Everett; sisters, mars Dorothy Smith-Crystal Springs; Mrs Lura Ritchey-Everett; Mrs Ruth Price-Everett; Mrs Betty White-Whips Cove.

SMITH 08 Aug 1973 Harold C Smith, 66, Baltimore formerly of Cumberland died 01 Aug 1973 in Towson; born Cumberland a son of John W Smith and Cora Smith; widow, Hildegarde Klemme; son, Richard W Smith Baltimore; bro, Richard C Smith; sis, Miss Margaret Smith; step-mother, Ella B Smith; burial in Garden of Faith Cemetery-Baltimore.

SMITH 28 Apr 1973 Ronson S Smith, 60, died 26 Apr 1973 in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born in Buffalo Mills a son of William E Smith and Agnes Brady; wife, Christine Miller; dau, Yvonne Smith-home; Mrs Shirley May-York; bro, Merle Smith-Hialeah FL; sisters, Mrs Ruth Beaver-St George WV; Mrs Irene Pleacher- Claysburg; Mrs Ada Holler-Cumberland; Mrs Josephine Robertson-Buffalo Mills; burial in Mulligan's Grove Cemetery.

SMITH 24 Jan 1973 Saul Hugh Smith, 89, Bowman's Addition, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Alleghany County a son of Martin V Smith and Mary Cessna; sons, Carl E Smith and Arthur T Smith-both Baltimore; Joseph E Smith and John J Smith-both Whitehall MD; daus, Mrs Elinore Horstman-Whitehall; Mrs Eloise Coats-FL; bro, Elmer Smith-Cresaptown; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SMITH 03 Mar 1973 Charles E (Ted) Smith, 49, Brown Av, died today; born in Rainesburg PA, a son of Charles P Smith and Ina L Moorehead; wife, Wilda Arbogast; dau, Mrs Frances Clark-Baltimore; sons, Dennis C Smith-Baltimore; David Smith-Camp Hill PA; sis, Mrs Louise Morgart Rainesburg; burial in Sunset Cemetery.

SMITH O9 Apr 1973 Robert G Smith, 70, 128 Arch St, died today in Bedford county Memorial Hospital; born 17 Jun 1902 in Pleasant Grove, he was the son of Edward & Effie J (Boden) Smith; wife, Alberta Johnson preceded him in death; sons, Garydon B Smith, Glenn P Smith-both of Cumberland; Royce L Smith-District Heights; brother, Frank Smith- Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Minnie Middleton-Cumberland; Mrs Pearl Hinkle-FL; burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

SMITH 18 May 1973 Bonita Springs FL-Mrs Eleanor "Nellie" E Smith, 72, died 04 May 1973 in Naples FL Hospital; born in Cumberland, a dau of Andrew Y Wilson and Flora M Wilson; widow of Paul V Smith; dau, Eleanor M Grove-Cumberland; son, Paul W Smith-Bonita Springs FL; bro, William Wilson-Cumberland; services held in Bonita Springs FL.

SMITH 20 May 1973 Kathy Marie Smith-d/o M/M Walter L Smith-RD3 Cumberland to Ronald L Shipley-s/o M/M Robert Shipley-Shades Lane. Attending siblings, Royce Shipley, Walter L Smith Jr, Melody Smith, Karen Shipley.

SMITH O9 May 1973 Ralph David Smith "Pete", 73, Marion St, died today in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland, a son of Isaac H Smith and Margaret Hartsock; bro, Bruce Smith-Cumberland; niece, Miss Emma Jean Smith-Cumberland; burial in Greenmount Cemetery.

SMITH 03 Feb 1973 Everett-Stewart S Smith, 67, Artemas, died yesterday in Fulton County Medical Center McConnellsburg; born Artemas, a son of John Hayes Smith and Angeline Jay; wife, Mary F Leasure; daus, Mrs Alta L Fetters-Everett; Mrs E Delores Twigg-Hagerstown; sis, Mrs Goldie Wigfield-Clearfield; Mrs Edith Clingerman -Chambersburg; Mrs Hope Culp Flintstone; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

TRAIL 05 Apr 1973 Percy H Trail, 50, Flintstone, died yesterday; born in Bedford County, a son of Webster H Trail and Amanda H Walter; widow Mary M Ewig; sons, H Wayne Trail-Everett; F Ray Trail-Bedford; Leroy S Trail-Flintstone; dau, Mary Jane Trail-Flintstone; bros, Berle K Trail; Ralph H Trail; Marshall B Trail; Hobart C Trail-all Flintstone; Webster H Trail Jr-Clearville; sis, Mrs Freda Hammond-Flintstone; Mrs Vera H Leydig-Bedford; burial in Mt Zion Cemetery.

TROUT 26 Mar 1973 Mrs Edith F Trout, 57, Flintstone, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born 11 Apr 1915 in Little Orleans a dau of David L Smith and Rachel A Yonker; son, David E Smith Cumberland; daus, Miss Ruth Trout and Miss Alma Trout of CA; bros, Russell 0 Smith Washington; Hinnie E Smith-Ridgeley; Carl M Smith-Baltimore; Paul A Smith-Cumberland sis, Mrs Hazel Murphy-Flintstone; burial in Piney Plains Cemetery.

WEIMER 08 Feb 1973 Rachel F Weimer, b. 19 Mar 1877, d. 05 Feb 1973; dau of Silas Fletcher and Sarah Means; m. Eli Weimer on 10 Apr 1901 and he died 13 May1945. Children, Mrs Charles Morris-Greenville PA; Mrs Beulah Weimer-Everett.

WIGFIELD 13 Mar 1973 Mrs Betty M Wigfield, 50, RD3, Cumberland, died yesterday; born in Cumberland a dau of Jesse B George and Bertha Klavuhn; husband, Raymond F Wigfield; dau, Miss Carol Lynn Wigfield; son, Alan F Wigfield-Baltimore; sis, Mrs Virginia A Blaesing-Racine WI; bros, C Edward George-Rawlings; William M George-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

WIGFIELD 06 May 1973 Debra Louise Wigfield-d/o M/M Billy M Wigfield-Grand Ave married [01 Apr 1973] to Ernest Hoyte Evans-s/o M/M Gay B Evans-Murphy NC.

WIGFIELD 29 Apr 1973 Carol Lynn Wigfield-d/o Raymond F and late Betty M Wigfield-RD3, Cumberland married [14 Apr 1973] to Emory Lewis Miller "Pete"-s/o Mrs Clara Hoopengardner-Beans Cove, attending, Alan Wigfield-Baltimore.

WILLS 12 May 1973 Mrs Elizabeth Ann Wills, 83, Riehl Ave, died today in Memorial Hospital; born 29 Nov 1889 in Frostburg, a dau of Edmund Lewis and Caroline Harrison; husband, George H Wills died in 1949; daus, Mrs Geraldine Harper-Carpenters Addition; Mrs Dorothy VanScoy-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Charlotte Welch-Baltimore; Mrs Ada Twigg-Cumberland; Mrs Gladys Bishop-Pittsburgh; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

WILLS 31 Dec 1973 Burman A Wills, 75, Hancock died, a son of Joseph H and Mary A Wills of Piney Grove; wife, Ida A Barnhart; 8 daus, 4 sons, 1 bro.......

YOUNGBLOOD 06 Nov 1973 Everett-Mrs Grace Youngblood, 59, Chamblee GA, died 04 Nov 1973; born in Clearville, a dau of Walter Mountain-Cora B Grove; husband, Fred W Youngblood; dau, Mrs Genevieve Winick-Naples FL; bro, Albert E Mountain-Milton; sis, Mrs Freda James-Bedford; burial in Clearville Union Cemetery.

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BARNES 10 Feb 1974 Herman D Barnes, 73, Flintstone, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born at Town Hill a son of Carlton Barnes and Nancy Hartsock; widow, Mrs Zera M Dolly; dau, Mrs naomi Thomas-Jasonville IN; sons, Carl N Barnes-Flintstone; Harold L Barnes, Glenn W Barnes; Paul H Barnes-all Flintstone; sister, Mrs Belva Swartzwelder-Flintstone; burial in Dolly Cemetery-Flintstone.

BARNES 17 Mar 1974 Mrs Grace Elizabeth Barnes, 67, Wiley Ford WV died 15 Mar 1974; born 25 Jan 1974, in Dan’s Rock WV, a dau of the late Anna (Garland) Van Orsdale; husband, Roy H Barnes predeceased her; son, Garland Lee Barnes-Ft Ashby WV; bro, Harry Van Orsdale-Zanesville; sis, Miss Ruth Ann Van Orsdale-Canton OH; Mrs Mae Gribbean-Zanesville; Mrs Ida Haines-AZ; burial in FT Ashby Cemetery.

BENNETT 03 Oct 1974 Orville S Bennett, 66, Flintstone, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Artemas, a son of George M Bennett and Amanda Wilson; wife, Ethel Wigfield; bro, Carl Bennett-Bedford Road; Theodore Bennett-Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Iva Means-Akron OH; Mrs Leah Collins-Bedford Road; burial in Hillcrest.

BERNDT 18 Apr 1974 Charles Douglas Berndt, 10, Camden DE, died yesterday at Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; born in Duluth MI, as son of Carl William Berndtand Dorothea Jean Hardman, formerly of Cumberland; sis, Cathleen Marie Berndt; maternar gr-parents, Charles and Milicent Hardman; paternal gr-parents, Douglas S and Hazel May- all of Cumberland; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

BLANK 24 Apr 1974 Mt Savage-Edward M Blank, 69, Calla Hill, died yesterday; a son of Samuel Blank and Laura Herring; wife, Margaret Dudley, died in 1946.......

BOYD 02 Jul 1974 Everett-Mrs Esther L Boyd, 75, died 29 Jun 1974 at Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born in Artemas, a dau of William Shaffer and Anna Smith; son, Elmer Shaffer-Ft Myers FL; sis, Mrs Clara Shipley-Hyndman; Mrs Edna Smith-Evereft; bro, Raymond Shaffer-Port Byron NY; Darius Shaffer-N Rose NY; George Shaffer-Auburn NY; Ralph Shaffer-Everett; Oscar Shaffer-Artemas; Bruce Shaffer-Artemas; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

CASSIDY 02 Jan 1974 Raymond Cassidy, 73, of Cumberland died 31 jan 1973 in Memorial Hospital; born 24 Apr 1900 in Cumberland a son of Joseph Cassidy and Elizabeth Barnes; sis, Mary L Martz-Cumberland; Mrs Anna Mae Martz-Winchester Road; ˝ sister, Mrs Carrie Dixon-Baltimore; ˝ Bro, Jesse Cassidy; burial in Biertown Cemetery.

CURREN 30 Apr 1974 Daniel Curren, 84, died yesterday in Bedford County Home; born 28 Sep 1890, in Mann Township, a son of James Curren and Isabelle Potter; wife, Clara Smith preceded him in death; sister, Mrs Ella Lawhead-Hopewell; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

FOREMAN 19 Jan 1974 Mrs Henrietta C Foreman, of JFK Apartments, died 17 Jan 1974 in Sacred heart Hospital; born in Bedford, a dau of John B Smith and Carolina Gardell; widow of John E Foreman; daus, Mrs Marcella Smith and Mrs Vera Hackett-Cumberland; son, Raymond Foreman -Cumberland; step-son, Edgar Foreman-Altoona; step-dau, Mrs Bertha Smith-Bedford; burial in Bedford Cemetery.

HARDMAN 10 Mar 1974 Anniversary, 25th M/M Edward Carroll Hardman, Jeffried Road married

[25 Jan 1949]children, Eddie Hardman, Carolyn Hardman, Mrs Jane Grove.

HARDMAN 02 May 1974 William Earl Hardman, 81, LaVale, died 31 Apr 1974, a son of Henry H Hardman and Hannah May Wilson; wife, Hilda Catherine Schade; son, Charles J Hardman-Cumberland; daus, Mrs H Robert Yeager and Mrs Charles Fradiska-both Cumberland.

HENDRICKSON 28 Apr 1974 Neil Frederick Hendrickson-s/o Harvey and Norma Jean Hendrickson-Laurel MD married to Vicki Corbin Blough-d/o M/M Adrian M Corbin Sr-Cresaptown.

HERRING 10 Feb 1974 Oakland-William D Herring, 84, died 08 Feb 1974; son of George D Herring and Winona Dixon of Bloomington MD; wife, Mrs Olive Callis; dau, Mrs Mildred Lollar-Memphis TN; Mrs Virginia Sunsein-Wash DC; Mrs Alice Deal-Accident; sons, Charles M Herring-Kansas City MO; Walter O Herring-Oakland; Frank G Herring-Ft Belvior; sis, Mrs Edna Cuppett-McClellandtown PA; Mrs Dora McCahill-Uniontown; Mrs Bessie Johnson-Rochester NY; burial in Hoyes Cemetery.

HINKLE 29 Jul 1974 Mrs Carl E Hinkle, 79, St Marys Ave, died 27 Jul 1974; born in Cumberland a dau of Edmund B Smith and Nettie Bowden; husband Carl E Hinkle died before her; sons, Robert C HinkleCumberland; Donald L Hinkle-W Palm Beach FL; dau, Mrs Pauline Nave-Centreville; bro, Frank SmithCumberland; sis, Mrs Minnie M Middleton-Bel Air.

HOOPENGARDNER 11 Jul 1974 Keyser-James W Hoopengardner, 83, Canton Oh, died yesterday; born in PA, a son of Samuel S Hoopengardner-Mary Smith; both of his wives preceded him in death; bro; James Hoopengardner-Akron OH; Henry J Hoopengardner-Chestnut grove MD; George Hoopengardner-Princeton IN; ˝ bro, Russell Hoopengardner-Piedmont WV; Robert Hoopengardner and Alfred Hoopengardner-both Morgantown; sis, Mrs Myrtle Tichnell-Swanton; Mrs Bessie Wilfong-Bel Air OH; ˝ sis, Gertrude Streets-Elk Garden; Mrs Frances Watts-Elk Garden; burial in Kalbaugh Gardens-Elk Garden.

IRONS 23 Jun 1974 Andrew J Irons, 80, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; a son of John W Irons and Candace Dickens; wife, Zella Grace Wigfield preceded him in death; sons, Ernest T Irons, Lee F Irons, James N Irons-all of Cumberland; dau, Mrs Mary Pleasant Williams-Cumberland; bro, Earl Frederick Irons-Cumberland .

IRONS 08 Sep 1974 Mr & Mrs Milton Irons-25th Anniversary [27 Aug 1949]; wife was, Mary Householder, dau of Samuel H Householder; children, Mrs Rena Ketterman; Wayne Irons, Bruce Irons, Gary Irons.

JEROME 18 Jan 1970 Mrs Clara Esther, Piney Plains died yesterday; husband Albert Jerome preceded her in death; son, Wayne Jerome-Margate FL; daus, Mrs Faye Ayers and Mrs Audrey Houk-both Hancock; burial in Piney Plains Cemetery.

JAY 08 Jul 1974 Chester Arthur Jay, 62, of Laurel MD, died yesterday in Holy Cross Hospital-Silver Springs MD; born in Davis WV, a son of Hezekiah Jay and Minnie Smith; 1 st wife, Valys O'Neil, died in 1947; 2nd wife, Geraldine Kidwell survives; son, Gary A Jay-Tacoma Park; bro, Lester Jay-Staunton VA; burial in Zion Memorial Park.

MARTIN 30 Mar 1974 Everett-George E Martin, 85, Hopewell, died yesterday in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born in Artemas, a son of Michael Martin and Hannah Wigfield; wife Buena Vista Barnes, died in 1945; daus, Mrs Vada Beegle-Bedford; Mrs Erma Bolger-Somerset; Mrs Phyllis Crawford-Weston WV; Mrs Margaret Shoemaker-Everett; Mrs Carol Bangert-Lewistown; sis, Mrs Effie Spade-Uniontown; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

MARTIN 3 Feb 1974 Charles Ray Martin, 63, Valley Road, died today in Sacred Heart Hospital; born 13 Jan 1910 in Little Orleans, a son of Edward P Martin and Christine Smith; wife Naomi R Iser, preceded him in death; step-mother, Mrs Lillian E Martin-Little Orleans; sons, Thomas E Martin-Richmond VA; Charles H Martin; Alvin L Martin; Lawrence 0 Martin-all Morgantown; daus, Mrs Lora D Brad ly-Baltimore; Mrs Louise Wiles and Mrs Judy E Deeley-both Morgantown; Mrs Mary J Wolfe and Miss Patricia E Martin-both Richmond VA; Mrs Christina R Buxton-Memphis TN; Mrs Edith M Dennison-Alliquippa PA; Y2bro, McKinley B Martin-Big Pool; 1/2sis, Mrs John Divico-Valley Road.

NIELD 09 Jul 1974 Mrs. Betsy Jane Nield, 49, Cleveland, Ohio, and formerly of Cumberland died last evening in Euclid General Hospital, Cleveland. Born, February 3, 1925 in Eckhart, she was the daughter of Mrs. Goldie (McGinn) Often, Winchester Road, and the late John Often. Mrs. Nield was a former employee of the B&O Railroad. Surviving besides her mother are her husband Leroy Nield; one brother, John R. Often, Orlando Fla.; and two sisters, Mrs. Charles Merrill, Winchester Road, and Mrs. Gary Holtzman, Joppa. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home tomorrow 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Thursday at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Wednesday July 10, 1974 Nield Services

Services for Mrs. Betsy Jane Nield, 49, formerly of Cumberland who died Monday, will be conducted tomorrow at 1 p.m. in the Scarpelli Funeral Home. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Charles Merrill, Paul Fiorita, David Merrill, Richard Merrill, Charles Linaburg and Gary Holtzman.

NORTHCRAFT 26 Jul 1974 Keyser-George Wade Northcraft, 78, of Rawlings died yesterday in Potomac Valley Hospital; born in Artemas a son of William Northcraft and Minerva Smith; wife, Edith Jackson; son, Zane Wade Northcraft-US Navy; step-son, James V Jackson-US Army; step-dau, Mrs Laverne Kirchner-Cumberland; bro, Hezzie Horthcraft-Parsons VI/V; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

SMITH 02 Apr 1974 Miss Ella Myra Smith, 89, formerly of Jane Frazier Villafe, Cumberland, died today in Frostburg Community Hospital; born in Flintstone, a dau of John Smith and Elizabeth Barnes; brother, Frank C Smith- Bedford Road; burial in Mt Herman Cemetery.

SMITH 28 Jan 1974 Warren A Smith, 71, Marion St, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Fairhope PA a dau of Harvey Smith and Alice Martz; wife, Margaret Weinrich; dau, Mrs Delores Leasure-Potomac Park; Mrs Jean Griski-Bensenville IL; sons, Warren D Smith-LaVale; Paul D Smith-Cumberland; bro, Ira L Smith-Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest.

SMITH 02 Apr 1974 Miss Ella Myra Smith, 89, formerly of Jane Frazier Village Cumberland, died today in Frostburg Community Hospital; born in Flintstone, a dau of John Smith and Elizabeth Barnes; brother, Frank C Smith- Bedford Road; burial in Mt Herman Cemetery.

SMITH 18 Aug 1974 Mrs Angeline Smith, 93, Flintstone, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Piney Grove, a son of Thomas Jay and Amy Smith; husband, John Smith, died in 1958; daus, Mrs Hope Cupp Flintstone; Mrs Edith Clingerman-Chambersburg; Mrs Goldie Wigfield-Clearfield; bro, Sherman Jay Clearfield; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SMITH 04 Jul 1974 Adeline H Smith, b. 08 Feb 1909; d. 29 Jun 1974, dau of Charles Hale and Gertrude Hall; daughter, Louise Clark-DuBois PA.

SMITH 11 Mar 1974 Mrs Mary Louise Smith, 50, Wiley Ford WV, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Oakland, a dau of Elmer E Goss and Holly E Lipscomb; husband, Loring A Smith; sons, Loring A Smith, Charles W Smith, and Richard E Smith-all Baltimore; Ronald L Smith and Lanny G Smith-Cumberland; Donald R Smith-Martinsburg; dau, Vicki Lynn Smith-Wiley Ford; bros, Everett E Goss-Indian Springs; James Goss-Oakland; Robert Goss-Cresaptown; William E Goss-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Marguerite Chaney and Mrs Helen V Iser-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

SMITH 30 Mar 1974 Bedford-Percy W Smith, 82, E Penn St, died yesterday in Donohoe Manor; born in Friends Cove, a son of Edward Smith and Sarah McClellan; wife Ruth Hunt; daus, Mrs Margaret Wilson Cumberland; Mrs Betty Price-Baltimore; sons, Charles Smith-Somerset; Donald Smith-FI; John Smith Bedford; burial in Woods Cemetery-Rainsburg.

SMITH 26 Jul 1974 Ira Dolph Smith, 86, Bedford St, died yesterday in Hagerstown; born in Bedford County, a son of Nathan R Smith and Rebecca Jane Boor; wife, Olive Robinette preceded him in death; sis, Nora P Bowman survives; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

SMITH 02 Jul 1974 Ellerslie-Sherman A Smith, 90, died yesterday in Columbia Hospital-Wilkensburg; born 10 Apr 1884 in Artemas, a son of Morgan Smith and Matilda Northcraft; wife, Virgie Emerick died in 1962; sons, Guy E Smith-Olmstead Falls OH; Charles Smith-Monroeville PA; dau, Mrs Ethel Barton-Monroeville; burial in Lyberger Cemetery.

SMITH 27 Jun 1974 Paul A Smith, b. 03 Mar 1954; d. 12 Jun 1974; son of John A Smith and Fern Veach; wife Gladys Merriman-Severn; brothers and sisters, Clifford D Smith-Chattanooga TN; Mrs Donna Leppert-Bedford; Mrs Gloria Flowers-Garrett PA; David J Smith-Shellsburg; grandmother, Mrs Mary M Smith-McConnellsburg; grandmother, Mrs Charles Veach Bedford.

SMITH 28 Jun 1974 Warren A. Smith, 78, of 44 Marion Street, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Fairhope PA, a son of Harvey Smith and Alice Martz; wife, Margaret Weinrich; dau., Mrs Delores Leasure- Potomac Park; Mrs Jean Griski-Bensenville IL; sons; Warren D. Smith- LaVale; Paul D. Smith; brother, Ira D. Smith of Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

SMITH 04 Jan 1974 Mrs Hazel M Smith, 68, Marion St died yesterday; born in Cumberland a dau of Conrad Beck and Virginia Jackson; husband, Bruce D Smith; dau, Mrs Emma Jean Smith and Gr-son, Richard H Smith; burial in Greenmount Cemetery.

SPONAUGLE Jun 18, 1974 Death of Mrs Boyd Sponaugle, 73, Maryland Avenue born Sara Frances Walker; sons Eldon, Claude, Roy, Emery; daughters, Theresa Plummer, Mrs. Corda Wilson, Ms. Thelma Bowers, Ms. Betty Jane McKenzie, Mrs. Madeline Burns and Mrs Lessie Spates.

Glenn Sponaugle m. Mary Kessell; dau Ethel Ridgell-Essex, MD; brother William Sponaugle and Ollie Sponaugle.

WALTERS 08 Aug 1974 Delbert Walters, 57, Ligionier Pa, died 05 Aug 1974 in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born in Chaneysville on 10 Jun 1907, a son of Russell Walters and Cora Trail; wife, Kittie Pyles; son, Gary Walters-Clarion PA; bros, Clyde Walters and Donald Walters-both Cumberland; Curtis Walters-Middletown PA; Russell Walters and Orville Walters-both Ft Myers FL; sister, Mrs Ruth Mearkle-Clearville; Mrs Melma Hardy-Cumberland; burial in Chaneysville Methodist Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 06 Mar 1974 Arol F Wigfield, 53, Bowman’s Addition died 04 Mar 1974; burial in Mt Herman Cemetery.

WILLS 03 Feb 1974 Steven Ray Wills-s/o M/M Harold F Wills-Rawlings married to Deborah Anne Rogers-d/o M/M don C Rogers-Athens Al. Siblings attended, Gary Allen Wills.

WILSON 18 Jan 1974 Carl Wilson, 65, Baltimore Pike, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Cumberland , a son of Samuel Wilson and Madaline Twigg; wife, Vanna Raines; dau, Mrs Doris Donohoe-Beans Cove; bros, Harvey Wilson, Kenneth Wilson, Royce Wilson-all Cumberland; sis, Mrs Pauline Raines and Mrs Elizabeth Schwininger-Cumberland; Mrs Nettie Wilson-Loysville PA; burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

WRATCHFORD 19 Oct 1974 Mrs Margaret B (Cook) Wratchford, 89, formerly of Cumberland died yesterday in Baltimore; husband George W Wratchford preceded her in death; sons, Charles Wratchford, Glenn Wratchford, Raymond Wratchford-all Baltimore; Dorsey Wratchford-MO; daus, Mrs Virginia Benson, Mrs Hazel Minnick-Baltimore; Mrs Bessie Rupauch-Cuyahoga Falls OH; burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

ZEMBOWER 15 Nov 1974 Bedford-Mrs Emma Irene Zembower, 82, of Bedford, died yesterday in Lions Manor Nursing Home; born in Monroe Township, a dau of Balthzer Fletcher-Susan Grove; husband, Hiram H Zembower; dau, Mrs Esther Smith-Tuscon AZ; son, John W Zembower-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Amanda Connors-Bedford; Mrs Ora Koontz-Sugar Creek OH; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

ZEMBOWER 26 May 1974 55th Anniversary; Mr & Mrs Charles F Zembower, married [30 Apr 1919].

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BARNES 21 May 1975 Top Ellis Barnes, 71, Bowmans Addition, died uesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Fairview, a son of Henry Barnes and Arena Belle Leasure; wife, Pearl Hansrote; sons, Top Ellis barnes Jr-Frederick; Donald C Barnes-Woodboro; step-son, Frank J Brown Jr-Cresaptown; dau, Mrs Norma Jean Kearns-Bowmans Addition; Mrs Ruby P Nee-Cresaptown; sis, Mrs Henrietta Warner; Mrs Ada Growden-Cumberland; Mrs Odella Fletcher-Baltimore; Mrs Mildred Whorton-Flintstone; burial in Zion Memorial Cemetery.

BARNES 11 Aug 1975 Artemas-Mrs Orpha E Barnes, 97, Artemas, died 08 Aug 1975; born in Monroe Township 08 Jul 1898, a dau of Jacob Robinson and Elmira Rice, husband, Silas S Barnes preceded her in death; sons, Theodore D Barnes-Lovelville OH; Marshall Barnes-Breezewood; daus, Mrs Elmira M Bussard-Everett; Mrs Florence I Zelder-Alexandria VA; Mrs Irene M Burke-Arlington; Mrs Eleanor I Lanier-Oxen Hill; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

BLUCKER 17 Mar 1975 James E Blucker, 74, of Madison Oh, died today; born in Mt Savage MD; widow is Murial Blucker; sister, Mrs Lena Kreitzburg-Baltimore Pike.......

BRIDGES 03 Mar 1975 Wesley A Bridges Jr, 8, died today in Rosewood State Hospital-Baltimore; born 16 Nov 1966, a son of Wesley A Bridges and Norma Gayhoff; bro, Ricky A Bridges, sis, Vicki Bridges; paternal gr-mother, Mrs Claude Twigg; burial in Zion Cemetery.

CHENEY 16 Sep 1975 Mrs Nellie Pearl Cheney, 85, Flintstone, died today in Memorial Hospital; born in Flintstone, a dau of David Walters and Celeste Fletcher; husband, Harold K Cheney preceded her in death; sons, Leo V Cheney-Westminster; John W Cheney-Bedford Road; Harold D Cheney-Bedford St; dau, Mrs Betty Endrich-Baltimore, sis, Mrs Bessie Wenrick-Akron; burila in Sunset Memorial Park.

CLAYTON 05 Jan 1975 James D Clayton, 57, Spring Gap, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Tucker County, a son of George Clayton and Carrie Barkley; wife,...; children,...; sis, Mrs Ethel Shipley-Cresaptown; Mrs Edith Wratchford-Eldersburg.......

HARTMAN 24 Aug 1975 50th Anniversary party for Mr & Mrs Edwin B Hartman-Valley Road, he a son of David W Hartman and Anna B Miller and Mrs Ersel A Wilson Jr-Valley Road. She is the former Margaret V Trost, a dau of John J Trost and Effie V Harden (Messman). Children, Edwin D Hartman-Cumberland; Mrs Betty Powers-Cumberland; Patricia Van Pelt-Eaton Town NJ; Mrs Bonnie Wilson-Cumberland.

HENDERSHOT 09 Feb 1975 Harold L Hendershot "Butch" s/o M/M Harold L Hendershot-Race St to

Ann R Berkenbaugh- d/o M/M Francis D Berkenbaugh-Grand Ave.

HOLTZMAN 12 May 1975 Hagerstown- Marvin E. Holtzman, 55, of 427 North Prospect Street was pronounced dead on arrival Saturday at Washington County Hospital. Born in Williamsport, he was the son of Mrs. Mary (Moore) Holtzman, of here, and the late Evers Holtzman. Mr. Holtzman was employed at Mack Truck Company and was a member of Washington Square United Methodist Church and of Local 171, United Auto Workers. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Wilda (Miller) Holtzman, formerly of LaVale; five daughters, Mrs. Judith Chamberlain, Panupe, East Caroline Islands, South Pacific; Mrs. Mary Henderson, of here; Mrs. Daryl Huntzberger, Mercersburg, Pa.; and Misses Tammy and Lisa Holtzman, both at home; a step-son, John M. Nine, Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington; three sisters, Mrs. Frances Blickenstaff, Mrs. Henrietta Martin, and Mrs. Jean Parks, all of here; a brother, Joseph Holtzman, of here; and three grandchildren. The body is at the Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home where friends will be received tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Wednesday and burial will be in St. Pauls Cemetery.

HOWSARE 30 Dec 1975 Emory S Howsare, 65, Wiley Ford WV, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born 18 Jan 1910, a son of Lewis Howsare and Mary E Ruby; wife, Bessie Shipley Rizer Howsare; step-sons, Richard Morgan-Cumberland; Roy Rizer-Pattersons Creek; William Rizer-Sykesville; James Rizer-Morgantown; step-dau, Mrs Alice White-Detroit MI; Mrs Virginia Irons, Mrs Alta Natale and Mrs Wanda Sullivan-all Cumberland; bros, Palmer Howsare-Beans Cove; Homer Howsare and John Howsare-Cresaptown; sis, mrs nellie Miller-Bedford Valley; burial in Beans Cove Cemetery.

HOWSARE 09 Jul 1975 Rhea Dale Howsare, 57, North Rose NY, died yesterday in Newark Community Hospital; dau of McKibbon Shipley and Eliza Smith; son Warren Howsare-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Goldie Morse, Mrs Rentha Tewell, Mrs Mabel Boore-Lyons NY; Mrs Nancy Jay-Rose NY; Mrs Grace Frost-Cumberland; bro, Luther Shipley-Lyons NY, Warren Shipley-N Rose NY.

KENNEY 09 Apr 1975 Mrs Ardella Iris Kenney, 72, Jane Frazier Village, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born 06 Mar 1903 in Round Top WV, a dau of Samuel E Barnes and Flora (Barnes) Barnes; husband, Charles P Kenney-Bowmans Addition; daus, Mrs Patricia Olsen-Philadelphia; Mrs Ruby Blystone-Munich Ger; sis, Mrs Lula Pillon-Cumberland; Mrs Zora Smith-Cumberland; burial in Mt Herman Cemetery.

KREITZBURG 24 Aug 1975 50 th Anniversary party for Mr & Mrs F Earl Kreitzburg-Frostburg, son of Mr & Mrs William H Kreitzburg; before their marriage on 22 Jun 1925, Mrs Kreitzburg was Ellen E Kroll a dau of John W Kroll-Frostburg; attending were daughters Mr & Mrs Elizabeth Westplate-Kenosha WI, children Ronald and wife Gina, Janice, Myron, Joanne, Jane, Jacqueline; and Mr & Mrs Ronald E Ellis-Walkersville MD and dau Betty.

LEPLEY 29 Nov 1975 Wellersburg- Florence L Lepley, 62, died yesterday in Frostburg Hospital; born in Myersdale, a dau of Eli Weimer and Linda Christner; sons, Harold Lewis Lepley and James E Lepley- both of Woodbridge VA; Donald L Lepley- Pikesville MD; dau, Emmabelle L Murray of Corrigansville; bro, Howard Weimer and Wilbert Weimer -both Meyersdale; sis, Mrs Betty Groft-Meyersdale; Mrs Shirley Baer-Pocahontas PA; burial in White Oak Cemetery-Meyersdale.

LININGER 11 Aug 1975 F Randall Lininger, 67, Richmond VA, died yesterday ; born in Barton MD, a son of Floyd Lininger and Lucretia Creutzberg; widow is Ann Lininger; two daughters, bro, Harry C Lininger-Cumberland; Richard Lininger-St Louis; sis, Mrs Martha Smith-Baltimore.

MELLOTT 14 Aug 1975 Clarence William Mellott, 75, Bowmans Addition, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Hopewell a son of Elmer Mellott and Elizabeth Barnes; wife, Nellie Brotemarkle; son, Ira Mellott; dau, Miss Dorothy Mellott; step-dau, Mrs Eva Shanklin and Mrs Evelyn Uplinger-both Baltimore; bros, Charles Mellott-Everett; Roy Mellott-Baltimore; sis, Mrs Margaret Knick-Cresaptown; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

NORTHCRAFT 13 Sep 1975 Hezekiah E "Red" Northcraft, 84, died yesterday in Martinsburg VA Hospital; born 24 Aug 1891 at Rainesburg, a son of William Northcraft and Minerva Smith; wives, Blanche Troxell and Ruth T Atwell both predeceased him; nephew, Zane Northcraft-Key West FL; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

PORTER 28 Apr 1975 Everett-Mrs Laura P Porter, 74, W Main St, died 25 Apr 1975 in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born in Clearville a dau of Bert Goodrich and Nancy Smith; a widow of Harry Porter; daus, Mrs Dorothy L Chisholm and Mrs Ellen L Dishong-both Everett; sons, Harry L Porter Jr-Saxon; Gerald A Porter Cumberland; bro, Charlie Goodrich-Akron Oh; sis, Mrs Betty Mills-Clearville; 1/2sister, Mrs Ruth Flizer Hagerstown; burial in St Paul's Cemetery-Yellow Creek.

POTTS 07 Aug 1975 Mrs Margaret Potts, 86, St Petersburg FL, died 05 Aug 1975; born in Keyser WV and former resident of Little Orleans, a dau of Harvey Turner and Amanda C McDonald; widow of James Albert Potts; daus, Mrs Elmer Brawner; Mrs William Vowells-Louisville KY; sons, James A Potts-Little Orleans; Clarence F Potts-Greensboro; Louis P Potts-St Petersburg; sis, Mrs John Reed-Norwalk OH; burial in St Patricks Cemetery-Little Orleans.

REYNOLDS 19 Jan 1975 25th Anniversary-Mr & Mrs Ralph Reynolds-Baltimore Pike; feted by daus, Mrs Bruce Durrett-Brookeville MD and Mrs Marian Chambers-Martinsburg. Married 23 Dec 1949, with attendants Mr & Mrs Garland Richards-Humbird Street.

SEARS 19 Nov 1975 Ocie L Sears, 78, Harrison St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Hedgesville WV, a son of William Sears and Mollie Flick; wife, Lavinia Winters Dicken Sears preceded him in death; step-daus, Mrs Cleona Lewis; Mrs Mildred Imes; Mrs Donna Ward; Mrs Marlene Morris; Mrs Audrey Morris; Mrs Betty Lemaster- all Cumberland; Mrs Gladys Weimer-Flintstone; step-sons, George Dicken; Garland Dicken; Richard Dicken-all Cumberland; burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

SHIPLEY 05 Apr 1975 Mrs Clara Virginia Shipley, 85, Buffalo Mills, died today in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Artemas, a dau of William Shaffer and Ellen Shipley; husband Joseph O Shipley died in 1969; sons, Richard Shipley and Elwood Shipley-Buffalo Mills; daus, Mrs Goldie Wharton-Oldtown; Mrs Lester Fletcher-Cumbeland; Mrs Marshall Fletcher-Flintstone; Mrs Josaph Harvey-Cumberland; ˝ bros, Oscar Shaffer and Bruce Shaffer-Artemas; Ralph Shaffer-Everett; Darius Shaffer-N Rose NY; George Shaffer-Auburn NY; ˝ sis, Mrs Edna Smith-Everett; burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

SHIPLEY 01 Apr 1975 Homer Levi Shipley, 71, McMullen Highway, died yesterday in Hampshire Hospital-Romney WV; born in Springs PA, a son of William and Catherine Shipley; wife, Evelyn Clem-Locust Grove; son, Homer Shipley-York PA; step-dau, Mrs Joan Grapes-Locust Grove; Mrs Lois A Dennison-Ft Myers; step-sons, Gerald McIntosh-Cumberland; Frederick L McIntosh-Ft Myers; burial in High Cemetery-Junction WV.

SMITH 08 Nov 1975 Richard C Smith, 66, New Hampshire Ave, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland, a son of John W Smith and Cora Stephens; wife, Dorothy Cozad; step-mother, Mrs Ella Smith; sons, Donald B Smith and Dale E Smith-Cumberland; sis, Miss Margaret Smith-Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

SMITH 27 May 1975 Berlin-Harvey S Smith, 93, Glencoe died yesterday in Meyersdale Community Hospital, born in Bedford County a son of Lewis Smith; wife, Elizabeth Saylor died in 1958; dau, Mrs Elverta Keefer Salisbury; sons, Elmer Smith-Meyersdale; Leroy Smith and Irving Smith-both Glencoe; Y2bro, William Smith Nanty Glo; Harry Smith-Glencoe; burial in Mt Lebanon Cemetery.

SMITH 02 Oct 1975 Matilda Smith, b. 13 Jun 1887; d. 22 Sep 1975; dau of Abraham Dively and Rebecca Frye; m. Aden W Smith who died 04 Nov 1954; children; Frank A Smith-Duncansville; Kenneth A Smith-Altoona; William R Smith-Newry; Mrs Ruth B Delozier-Holidaysburg; Russell L Smith-Hollidaysburg; Mrs Dorothy Turos-Bedford Heights OH; Mrs Ethel May Dunn-Bedford Heights OH.

SMITH 28 Dec 1975 Mrs Ina L Smith, 70, Beall St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Wolfsburg, a dau of Harry Moorhead and Amy C Ickes; husband, Charles P Smith died in 1962; dau, Mrs Louise A Morgret-Bedford; son, Donald C Smith-Camp Hill; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

SMITH 25 Oct 1975 Artemas-Mrs Mary M Smith, 86, died 23 Oct 1975; born in Mann Township, a dau of John Potts and Barbara Ellen Deffibaugh; husband, Ethan K Smith, died in 1947; son, George A Smith; dau, Freda V Smith; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SMITH 25 Nov 1975 Bedford-Harry E Smith, 66, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland a son of Edward Smith and Cora Waters; wife, Marie Ruby; sons, Harry E Smith Jr- Bedford Valley; Walter L Smith-Cumberland; dau, Mrs James Froclick-Bedford Valley; sis, Mrs Marie Harmon-Schwenksville; burial in Sunset Memorial Cemetery.

SMITH 27 Jul 1975 Bruce D Smith, 79, Marion St died yesterday in Martinsburg VA Center; born in Cumberland a son of Isaac H Smith and Margaret Hartsock; wife Hazel Smith died in 1974; dau, Mrs Emma Jean Smith-Cumberland; gr-son, Richard H Smith-Cumberland; burial in Greenmount Cem.

SMITH 16 Mar 1975 James E Smith, 89, Willowbrook Road, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; a son of Michael Smith and Julia Robinette; wife Ella B Jackson; sons, Alan M Smith-Cumberland; Sylvester J Smith-LaVale; step-son, Harry E Jackson-Flintstone; daus, Mrs Mary E Hite and Mrs Ida V Cox-Atlanta; Miss Elizabeth Smith-home; Mrs Theresa B Thomas-Bonita Springs FL; Mrs Frances D Shaffer-Flintstone; sis, Mrs Andrew Dombrowski-Cumberland; Mrs Robert Farben-Miami Beach FL; burial in St Patrick's Cemetery.

SMITH 27 Mar 1975 Roswell Smith, 76, b. 04 Jun 1898, d. 23 Mar 1975; son of Howard Smith and Elizabeth Callihan; children, Madeline Smith, m. Donald B Currie-Houston TX; Mildred Smith, m. Ted Housel-Bedford; Helen S Smith, m. John B Hall Jr-Monroeville; sisters and brothers; Mrs Elsie Hinton-Claysburg; Mrs Clara Hengst-Imler; Roy Smith-Claysburg; Mrs Chester Black-Claysburg. Buried in Fishertown.

SMITH 06 Nov 1975 Oliver A Smith, 60, Cromwell Terrace, died yesterday at U of Maryland Hospital-Baltimore; born in Cumberland, a son of Frederick G Smith and Katherine Schaffer; wife, Mary Walker; dau, Daphne D Beeler-Romney; Mrs Ann J Holshey-Millersville MD; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

TETER 09 Jun 1975 Waitman O Teter, 64, Bowmans Addition, died 07 Jun 1975, in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Tetertown WV a son of Robert L Teter and Bessie C Sites; wife, Ruth Wigfield; dau, Mrs Joyce Twigg-Arthur WV; bro, Zola Teter-Wheaton; sis, .... burial in Mt Herman Cemetery.

WEICHT 01 Oct 1975 John P Weicht, 84, Baltimore Ave, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Inglesmith a son of Daniel Weicht and Sara; wife, Ethel Potts died in 1970; son, Kelly W Weicht-Wiley Ford WV; dau, Mary B Harper-LaVale; bros, Calvin Weicht and Herman Weicht-Inglesmith; sis, Lula Robinson-Cumberland; Miss Ida Weicht-Inglesmith; Mrs Rosa Leonard-Bedford; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

WEIMER 16 Jan 1975 Mrs Amanda Weimer, 90, formerly of Inglesmith PA, died today in Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home-Oakland; a dau of George W Barnes and Sara Diehl; she was married 2 times, to Roy Smith and to Franklin Weimer, both deceased; sister, Cora Appold-Cumberland; nephews, John W Himmler and George L Beckman-both of Cumberland; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 07 Dec 1975 50th Anniversary of Mr & Mrs Hartley L Wigfield, daus, Mrs Faith Whitacre, husband Garland and dau, Sherry Whitacre; Mrs Louise McCoy, husband Richard; sons, Hartley L Wigfield Jr-Winchester; Joseph L Wigfield-Cumberland.

WIGFIELD 15 Jun 1975 Marriage of Sharon Sue Wigfield-d/o M/M Floyd Wigfield-Baltimore Pike to Dennis Stevens, s/o M/M Leonard F Stevens-Pear St.

WILLS 11 Jan 1975 Miss Verna M Wills, 70, of 505 Rose Hill Ave, died yesterday; born in Mt Savage, a dau of William H Wills and Maude E Herring; sisters, Mrs Edith Korwan-home; Mrs Mary Lois Newcomb-Dayton OH; bros, William H Wills-Akron OH; Raymond H Wills, Robert R Wills, Gerald Wills, Kenneth C Wills-all Cumberland; Walker T Wills-Columbus GA; burial iN St George’s Episcopal Cemetery-Mt Savage.

WINCK 12 Apr 1975 Everett-Marshall F Winck, 75, Breezewood died 10 Apr 1975 in Fulton County Medical Center; born in Bedford County, a son of Samuel J Winck and Loretta B Williams; wife, Ruth M Fletcher; son, Robert E Winck-Shelby OH; dau, Mrs Shirley L Felton-Everett; sis, Mrs Laura A Wigfield; burial in Mt Pleasant Cemetery.

WITT 14 Mar 1975 Wellersburg-Mrs Ella G Witt, 75, died today in Memorial Hospital; born in Southampton Township, a dau of John Troutman and Mary Smith; husband, Earl Wilbur Witt; son, Donald E Witt Hyndman; daus, Mrs Marie Hehring and Mrs Hazel Munday-both Cleveland; Mrs Wilhelmina Neubiser and Mrs Betty Ringler-both Wellersburg; bro, Eugene Troutman-Hyndman; sis, Mrs Geneva Emerick-Hyndman; burial in Sunset Memorial park.

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BARNES 03 Sep 1976 Stanley Barnes, 61, Artemas; b. 26 May 1907; son of David Barnes and Frances Smith; d. 31 Aug 1976 in Bedford Memorial Hospital; m. Sylvia Wigfield on 10 Nov 1926; children, Richard Barnes-Westminster; Mildred Smith-Finksburg; Donald Barnes-Finksburg; Merle Barnes-Sykesville; brothers, Aquilla Barnes-Monessen; Watson Barnes-Artemas. Burial in Fairview Cemetery.

BENNETT 29 Apr 1976 Mrs Carrie Virginia Bennett, 64, Flintstone, died yesterday; born in Bedford County, a dau of Howard Hendrickson and Nancy Wentling; husband, Howard J Bennett; son, John E Bennett-Hanover PA; dau, Nancy B Bridgen-Greely CO; bros, John B Hendrickson-Flintstone; Hayes C Hendrickson-Flintstone; sisters, Miss Mary C Hendrickson-Cumberland; Mrs Emily Hartsock-Westminster MD; burial in IOOF Cemetery-Flintstone.

BRIDGES 21 Feb 1976 Norma Lee Bridges, 38, Pennsylvania Ave, died today in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Cumberland a dau of William Gehauf and Aletta Laslo; children, Ricky Bridges and Vicki Bridges-Cumberland; sisters, Mrs Joann Hockman and Carol Grabowski-Cumberland.

BROTEMARKLE 09 Jan 1976 Richard Ralph Brotemarkle, died, a son of Ralph R Brotemarkle and Margaret Hendrickson;.....

CLINGERMAN 10 Jun 1976 Everett-J Henry Clingerman, 63, Artemas, died 07 Jun 1976 in Conemaugh Valley Hospital-Johnstown; born in Alleghany County, son of Sherman T Clingerman and Ada Blanche Poole; wife, Bertha Johnson; sons, Addison Clingerman-Akron OH; Dale Clingerman-Newark NY; Vernon Clingerman-Little Orleans; daus, R Pearl Harvey-Lyons NY; Mrs Amelia Messersmith and Mrs Vernelda Jay-Clearville; Mrs Lavada McCusker-Little Orleans; bro, Marvin Clingerman; sis, Mrs Pearl Vance and Mrs Eloise Vance-both Artemas; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

DEVINE 14 Jun 1976 Frank E Devine, 58, Alliance OH, died 08 Jun 1976; born 08 Oct 1917 in Salem, a son of Philip Devine and Ella Bennington; sons, Frank E Devine, James M Devine, Roger H Devine-all Salem OH; daus, Pauline Devine, Mary Devine, Gina Devine-all Salem OH; bros, Charles T Devine-Salem Oh; Glenn O Devine-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Robert Wills-Cumberland; Mrs Alton Burkey-Deerfield OH.

DODD 07 Jun 1976 David W Dodd, 80, Vale Summit, died 05 Jun 1976 in Frostburg Community Hospital; born in Shelburn IN, a son of Edgar S Dodd and Eva Snyder; wife, Florence Shertzer; sis, Mrs Margaret Warner-Loraine OH; Mrs Elizabeth Scott-Columbus OH; burial in St Michaels Cemetery-Frostburg.

ELLIS 11 Jul 1976 25th Anniversary [photo] Mr & Mrs Ronald E Ellis, 18 Hickory Hill, Walkersville MD married 09 Jun 1951ch Bette; son of Albert E Ellis and Lydia Burrell-Cresaptown and dau of F Earl Kreitzburg and Ellen Kroll-Frostburg.

HARDMAN 07 Jun 1976 Reese Irvin Hardman of La Vale, died 04 Jun 1976; born in Bedford Valley PA, a son of Clinton Monroe Hardman and Bessie Mae Brashears; wife Margaret Virginia Wolfe; dau, Mrs Reynold A Ciccanti-LaVale; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

HENDRICKSON 06 Apr 1976 Mrs Edith B Hendrickson, 75, Henderson Ave, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Mt Pleasant PA, a dau of John Hawse and Maude Brooks; husband, S Reese Hendrickson preceded her in death; sons, Edward R Hendrickson-Potomac Park; Charles R Hendrickson-Ft Lauderdale; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

HENDRICKSON 04 Oct 1976 John W Hendrickson, 75, Flintstone, died today; born in Bedford County, a son of Howard H Hendrickson and Nancy Wentling; wife #1-Helen Rice died in 1962; wife #2-Leah V O’Neal (Davis); sons, Vernon Hendrickson-Flintstone; Fred Hendrickson-Hyndman; 3 step-sons; daus, Mrs Luretta Beeman-Flintstone; Mrs Berdell Layton-Cumberland; Mrs Roseannah Robinette-Cresaptown; 2 step-daus; bro, Hayes Hendrickson-Flintstone; sis, Miss Merry Hendrickson-Cumberland; Mrs Emily Hartsock-Westminster; burial in IOOF Cemetery-Flintstone.

HENDRICKSON 03 Dec 1976 Dan F Hendrickson, 66, Dundalk, died yesterday; born in Cumberland, a son of Joseph W Hendrickson and Maude Fadeley; wife, Mrs Virginia L McCrea; step-son, Edward L Hendrickson-Hyattsville; burial in Glendale Cemetery.

HOFFMAN 13 Oct 1976 Mrs Elinore N Hoffman, 86, Beall St, died yesterday; born in Cumberland, a dau of Albert F Shober and Anna Kreitzburg; widow of William L Hoffman who died in 1959; bro, Richard Shober-Martins Ferry OH; nephew with whom she resided, Howard R Frickey; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

HOOPENGARDNER 03 Feb 1976 Joseph G Hoopengardner, 83, Akron d. 27 Jan 1976 in San Antonio TX; born in Elk Garden, a son of Samuel S Hoopengardner and Mary Smith; son, Joseph K Hoopengardner-Vista CA; dau, Mary Ellen Compton-San Antonia; bros, Henry J Hoopengardner-Chestnut Grove; George Hoopengardner-Princeton; ˝ bros, Russell Hoopengardner-Piedmont; Robert Hoopengardner and Alfred Hoopengardner-Morgantown; sis, Mrs Myrtle Tichnell-Swanton; Mrs Bessie Wilfong-Belaire OH; ˝ sis, Mrs Gertrude Streets and Mrs Frances Watts-Elk Garden.

IMES 21 Oct 1976 Maude F Imes, 85, Sommerville Av died today; born in Bedford Co, a dau of Michael Kennard and Martha Smith; husband, Daniel Imes died in 1957; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

KREITZBURG 09 Nov 1976 William T Kreitzburg, 72, Baltimore Pike, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Eckhart MD, a son of William Kreitzburg and Sara Porter; wife, Emma L Blucker; son, John W Kreitzburg-Arlington VA; step-son, James C Blucker-Struthers OH; sis, Mrs Virginia Lee Miller, Mrs Hazel Miller and Mrs Vivian Bone-all Frostburg MD; bro, John W Kreitzburg-Frostburg; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

LASHLEY 05 Feb 1976 Miss Lillie E Lashley, 87, of Flintstone, died yesterday; born in Buck Valley, a dau of William P Lashley and Harriett Northcraft; burial in Mt Zion- Chaneysville.

McGREEVEY 05 Jan 1976 Owen J McGreevy, 73, Elkins St, Wheaton MD, died yesterday in Holy Cross Hospital; born in Midland, a son of Owen P McGreevy and Julia A Kreitzburg; wife, Dorothy Spencer; sons, Robert E McGreevy-Wheaton; David M McGreevy-MS; James McGreevy and Richard McGreevy-both Gaithersburg; a dau, Mrs James Hoffman-Wheaton; sis, Mrs Lawrence Matt-Cumberland.

MILLS 27 Dec 1976 Clearville-Mrs Betty S Mills, 86, died in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born in Monroe Township, a dau of Bert Goodrich-Nancy Smith; husband, A Garfield Mills predeceased her; dau, Mrs Letha F Koontz-Chambersburg; Miss Eva S Mills-home; Warren A Mills-home; burial in Pleasant Union Cemetery.

NAVE 28 Mar 1976 Mary Pauline Nave, 57, Bedford, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Cumberland, on 30 Jan 1919, a dau of Carl E Hinkle and Pearl A Smith; husband, Alton T Nave; son, Donald A Nave-Sykesville; bro, Robert C Hinkle-Cumberland; Donald L Hinkle-W Palm Beach FL; burial in IOOF Cemetery-Centreville.

OFTEN 12 Feb 1976 Heather Marie Often , one week-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Frederick Often, Hampstead, formerly of this city, died yesterday in Sinai Hospital, Baltimore. Paternal grandfather is Charles Often Sr., Baltimore, also former resident. Services will be conducted tomorrow in the Myers-Padis Funeral Home, Westminster.

OFTEN 03 Nov 1976 ONE-CAR MISHAP KILLS LAVALE MAN A young LaVale man was pronounced dead-on-arrival today at Sacred Heart Hospital with injuries sustained in the crash of his foreign made-car at 2:16 a.m. on U.S. Route 40, just west of Woodlawn Avenue. The victim was Bradley Jay Often , 19, of 418 Georges Creek Boulevard. The young man was eastbound on Route 40 at an apparent high rate of speed according to Maryland State Police , when he lost control of his car, which traveled to the right side of the highway, struck a utility pole and continued on until turning in a private driveway. Police added the victim was traveling alone. Born here, he was the son of James L. and Lorraine (Fox) Often. He was a member of the LaVale United Methodist Church and a graduate of Allegany High School class of 1975. Besides his parents, surviving are his paternal grandmother Margaret L. Often, this city; maternal grandfathers Richard K. Fox and Philip Wenrich, both of this city; and a sister Luanne Kay Often, at home. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Home 7 to 9 p.m. today, and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. Services will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home by the Rev. Lowell S. Garland. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.

PENNEL 11 Jan 1976 Mrs. Rhoda B. Pennel, 63, of DeHaven Road, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital. Born in this city, she was the daughter of the late George Edward and Arintha (Mann) Hardman. Surviving are her husband, Alva W. Pennel; two sons, Daryl Pennel, Alexandria, Va., and Kevin Pennel, at home; a brother, J. Blair Hardman, city, and a sister, Mrs. Bessie Raines, city. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Tuesday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Irvin G. Allen, officiating.

PERDEW 18 May 1976 Mrs Bessie M Perdew, 87, Flintstone, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Inglesmith, a dau of John H Clingerman and Nancy Smith; a widow of Calvin C Perdew who died in 1970; daus, Mrs Elsie Robinette and Mrs Margaret Cook-Cumberland; Mrs Dorothy Lough-Canton OH; Mrs Trecia Hamons-Flintstone; Mrs Geraldine Wilson-Williams Road; sons, Charles W Perdew and Calvin C Perdew-Canton OH; Wayne Perdew-Gulf Shores AL; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

PRICE 05 Oct 1976 John O Price, 81, Little Orleans, died 03 Oct 1976; born in Piney Plains, a son of george Price and Leticia Lee; wife, Lola R Creek; daus, Mrs Clara Staley-Hanover PA; Mrs Mary O Creek-Hancock; Mrs Loretta G McCusker-Hancock; Mrs Geneva Diehl-Hancock; Mrs Elton L Walls-Hagerstown; sons, Elmer C Price; Lloyd E Price; Lester W Price-all of Little Orleans; Clifton L Price-Baltimore; Albert D Price-Jeanette PA; Lee C Price-Mt Airy MD; Johnny A Price-Wheaton MD; Homer W Price-Berkeley Springs WV; burial in Piney Plains Cemetery.

SHIPWAY 16 Oct 1976 Samantha Belle Shipway celebrates her 9Dth birthday on 02 Oct 1976; a widow of John L Shipway; dau of William Smith and Mary Clingerman; born in Inglesmith in 1886; children, Kenneth W Shipway-Corrigansville; Mrs Elma Everline-LaVale; Harry E Shipway-Flintstone; Glen Shipway-Cumberland; deceased children, Eldon Shipway, William E Shipway, John M Shipway.

SHROYER 21 Apr 1976 William Thomas Shroyer, 67, Polk St ,formerly of Hyndman, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Pa, a son of Jacob Walter Shroyer and Fannie Kreitzburg; son, Jacob R Shroyer; daus, Mrs Billie Boardman; Miss Coleen Faith Shroyer; bro, Walter R Shroyer-all of Cumberland; Burial in Hyndman Cemetery.

SMITH 03 Dec 1976 Walter Smith, 69, Everett, d. 26 Nov 1976, b. 01 Feb 1907 in Monroe Township, dau of George Smith and Alice Mills, m. Mary S. May on 06 Apr 1927, children; Louise M Williams-Hatboro; Wilma R Cornell-Ft London; Pauline G Miller-Dauphin; Betty L Noble Everett; Ruth M Leonard-Everett; Velma A Grimes-Hummelstown; Joanne L Smith-home; sister, Blanche 0 Smith-Clearview. Burial in Stephens Cemetery, Clearville.

SMITH 24 May 1976 Frank Cleveland Smith, 90, Bedford Road, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Everett, a son of John Smith and Eliza Barnes; first wife, Edith Ellis preceded him in death; second wife, Orpha E Rohrbaugh survives him; daus, Mrs Anna Mae Tipton-Williamsport; Mrs Dorothy Ross-Finksburg; step-dau, Mrs Vilda D Vincent-Fairmont WV; burial in Mt Herman Cemetery.

SMITH 22 Oct 1976 John Clayton Smith, 70, b. 03 Oct 1906, d. 19 Oct 1976; son of Clayton Smith and Mary Hastings; wife-Gladys Naugle; children-Joan, m. James Barrett-Boston MA; Linda, m. Gary Redinger-Bedford; sister, Mrs Ralph Diehl-Bedford; brother, Tom Smith-Evanston IL.

SMITH 26 Nov 1976 Harold W Smith, 54, of Bedford; b. Robisonville on 06 Aug 1922; d. 19 Nov 1976 while hunting in Potter Co; buried in Stevens Chapel Cemetery-Mattie; son of Earl Smith and Mary Welch; married on 19 Dec 1945 to Mary E Divelbiss; children, Ronald E Smith Bedford; Kenneth H Smith-Hagerstown; Dewayne D Smith-Bedford; brothers and sisters, John Smith-Bedford; Dennis Smith-Hatbobo; Ada Bishop-Hancock; Edna Humerick Thurmont.

SMITH 15 Feb 1976 Brenda Raynelle Smith, d/o M/M William E Lewis-Artemas married Johnny Alton Giffin-s/o. M/M Willard Giffin-Evereft.

SMITH 06 Aug 1976 Roy Edgar Smith, 77, Romney, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Londonberry Township, PA a son of George W Smith and Savannah C Barnes; wife #1 Lillian C Kuhns, died in 1969; wife #2 Mary Benson survives; daus, Mrs Catherine Shearer-Clarence NY; Mrs Mariam Davis-Cumberland; Mrs Emma Jean Stierstorfer-Charleston MI; Mrs Dorothy Mellotte-Ridgeley WV; Mrs Charlotte Hodges-Redondo CA; sons, Roy E Smith Jr-Cresaptown; James H Smith-LaVale; bro, Millard Smith-Ellerslie; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

SMITH 04 Feb 1976 Roy A Smith, 85, Little Orleans, died 02 Feb 1976 in Memorial Hospital; born in Fulton Co, a son of Joseph B Smith and Elizabeth A Smith; wife, Clara I Mann; son, Archie M Smith-Little Orleans; bro, Ross C Smith-Little Orleans; burial in Piney Plains Cemetery.

SMITH 27 Aug 1976 Warren R Smith, b. 28 Jun 1905, d. 23 Aug 1976; son of Jesse C Smith and Mary Pensyl; wife-Anna Barefoot; children, Mrs Jane Hinton-Burlington WI; Mrs Barbara May-Alum Bank; sisters, Mrs Martha Smith-Shellsburg; Mrs Howard Leppert-Shellsburg; Mrs Charles Daugherty-Bedford.

SMITH 26 Nov 1976 Joe E Smith, 55, b. 27 Jun 1921; d. in Pittsburgh of auto accident on 18 Nov 1976; son of Raymond E Smith and Floy R (May) Garlick; married on 21 Aug 1946 to Virginia G Reighard; children, Joe E Smith Jr-Harrisonville; Debbie Conover-Waynesboro; Penny Smith age 14 at home; brothers, R Clifford Smith-Pittsburgh George B Smith-Baltimore; sisters, Mrs Arlene Finazzo-Balfimore; Phyllis E Bambino-Baltimore; Denise J Markell Baltimore; Betty Jane Grace-Baltimore; 1/2 brothers, Dale Garlick-Bedford; Leo Garlick-NJ; Alton Garlick-NC; 1/2 sisters Mrs Ivadean Ford-NJ; Mrs Ma)dne Huntsman-DE.

STOTTLEMYER 19 Apr 1976 Elmer G Stottlemyer, 69, Bowling Green, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Little Orleans, a son of James G Stottlemyer and Edna Hoopengardner; wife, Violet A Sharon; dau, Lee Ann Eidemiller-Marion IA; bros, William B Stottlelmyer and Harry W Stottlemyer-both Little Orleans; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

TRAIL 22 Oct 1976 Amanda Hazel Trail, 75, of Clearville, died in Bedford Memorial Hospital 19 Oct 1976, with burial in Mt Zion Cemetery. Born 17 Jun 1901, a dau of Hezekiah Walters and Rachel Wilkinson, married on 20 Feb 1919 to Webster H Trail, who survives with the following children; Merle, Marshall, Hobart, Freda Hammond and Webster H Trail Jr, all of Chaneysville; and Vera Leydig-Bedford.

TWIGG 02 Mar 1976 William J Twigg, 65, Potomac Park, died yesterday; born in Cumberland, a son of Alva B Twigg and Emma Mortimer; wife, Eleanor Smith; bro,... sis,.... burial in Mt Herman Cemetery.

TWIGG 17 Sep 1976 John William Twigg, 73, Valley Road, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; a son of Cecil Twigg and Emma J Lichty; wife, Ora Belle Wertz; 10 children; sisters, Mrs Manuel Bobo and Mrs Howard Hillegas-Valley Road, burial in Zion Cemetery.

TWIGG 04 Jan 1976 50th Anniversary-Mr & Mrs John William Twigg, Valley Road; he, a son of Charles Cecil Twigg and she Ora Belle Wertz, a dau of John Wertz-Rainesburg PA; married [25 dec 1925]; children, Mrs Bernardine Raggenbaer-Sunny Meade CA; Donald Twigg-Charlestown IN; Robert Twigg-Cumberland; Mrs Katherine Lewis-Dundalk; Mrs Dorothy Johnson-Cumberland; Raymond Twigg-Atisco IN; Alfred Twigg-Churchville MD; Mrs Rebecca Boyd-Cumberland, George Edward Twigg-deceased; Gerald Twigg- Cumberland.

VAN HORN 24 Oct 1976 Mrs. June Van Horn- 65 Elyria OH b. 07 Apr 1911 Grantsville, dau of Mahlon Miller and Ellen Kreitzburg, husband-Carl Van Horn, son-Samuel Van Horn Miranda CA, dau-Mrs. Mary Jane Schoesser Cumberland MD

WESLOW 03 Oct 1976 Anniversary 25th-Mr & Mrs Mayford E Weslow [29 Aug 1951] Owner of Weslow’s Gulf Service Station. He, son of Mr & Mrs Mayford E Weslow Sr-Frostburg; she, Anna Evans, dau of Mr & Mrs Joseph L Evans-Frostburg; children, Carol Weslow and Bruce Weslow.

WHITMAN 16 Nov 1976 Carl F Whitman, son of James R Whitman and Edith Frost; sis, Mrs John Kreitzburg-Cumberland....

WIGFIELD 06 Mar 1976 Everett-Mrs Minnie Wigfield, 100, of Artemas, died 04 Mar 1976 in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born in Monroe Township on 30 Jan 1876, a dau of James N Akers and Sophia Deffibaugh; husband, Henry Wigfield preceded her in death; sons, Charles W Wigfield-Clearville; Harry L Wigfield-Artemas; foster-dau, Mrs Eliza Barnes Bennett; bro, Earl M Akers-Crystal Springs; sis, Mrs Orintha F Sigel; burial in Fairview Church of Christ Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 01 Jun 1976 Juanita May Wigfield, 56, Baltimore Pike, died today; born 02 Dec 1919, a dau of Carl Edward Rice and Edith May Robinson; husband, Floyd Wigfield; son, Steven Wigfield-home; dau, Mrs Sharon Stevens-Hagerstown; bros, Theodore Rice-Baltimore Pike; Ray Rice-Huntington IN; sis, Mrs Ursula Brunner and Mrs Gwendolyn Simpson-Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 14 Nov 1976 Anniversary, 50th [14 Oct 1926] Mr & Mrs Harry L Wigfield-Artemas; children, Mrs Pauline Lape and Mrs Elmer Schetrompf-Clyde NY; Reed Wigfield-Sanford FL; Mrs Vernon Youngs-Lyons NY; Mrs Lane Oakman-Winonah NJ; Mrs Michael Wilson-Petersburg WV; Warren Wigfield-Lyons NY; Mrs Marie Vance-Exton; Roger Wigfield-Chester Heights PA.

WILSON 11 Nov 1976 Dessie Gladys (Bonner) Wilson, 63, of RD 4 Oldtown Road, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital. A native of Parsons WV, she was the daughter of the late Wilbert A & Arbella (Smith) Bonner. She attended Davis Memorial United Methodist Church. Surviving are; her husband, Kenneth Wilson; a son, Kenneth L Wilson of Bel Air, city; four daughters; Mrs Patricia A O’Baker, Mexico Farms, city; Mrs Laraine A Bennett, city; Mrs Darlene J Moyer and Mrs Charlene J Bray of Gaithersburg, MD; and four brothers, Charles E and James Bonner of Valley Road, city; Gustavus and Kelly Bonner of Alliquippa PA; and two sisters, Mrs Marjorie Jennings and Mrs Iva George of Morgantown; and 12 grandchildren. The body will be at Scarpelli Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p,m,

ZEMBOWER 18 Jan 1976 50th Anniversary George Zembower and Marian Hendrickson [25 Dec 1925]; children, Donna m. Malcolm Martin-Middletown PA; Daryl Z-Rockville; gr-children, Rev Michael Martin-Linglestown PA; Mrs Susan Herb-Middletown; Scott Martin-Middletown; Darla and Donna Zembower-Rockville; David Zembower-Wiley Ford.

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BARNES 20 Apr 1977 Kerry Sean Barnes, 20, Bedford Road, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital after a Van-Motorcycle Accident; a son of William Barnes and K Dorothy Leibensberger; bro, Kevin Barnes-home; paternal gr-mother, Mrs Edith Simons; maternal gr-mother, Mrs Kay Leibensberger.

BECKWOOD 02 Aug 1977 Mrs Vallery E Beckwood, 32, Pine Ave, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland, a dau of Robert W Barnes and Jean A Ashby; husb, William L Beckwood; dau, Kolette M Beckwood; son, William L Beckwood III; sis, Wilma J Washington-Atlanta Ga; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

BRAILER 13 Apr 1977 George C Brailer, 84, Mt Savage, died 11 Apr 1977 in V A Center-Martinsburg WV; born in Mt Savage, a son of George C Brailer and Emma Durbin; nieces, Mrs Frances E Mouse, Mrs Mary M Beeman, Mrs Coletta E Brown-all of Cumberland; Mrs Alberta Geary-Bel Air; Mrs Mary Agnes King-Mt Savage; nephews, Charles W Kreitzburg and John G Kreitzburg-Cumberland; Cleatus G Brailer-Mt Savage.

BRIDGES 02 Jul 1977 Mt Savage-Albert P "Jake" Bridges, 78, died today in Memorial Hospital; born in Chaneysville, a son of Jacob Bridges and Fannie Blucker; wife, Pearl Diehl; sons, Paul Bridges-LaVale; Floyd Bridges, Howard Bridges, Eugene Bridges-all Mt Savage; dau, Mrs Blanche Burton-Dundalk; sis, Mrs Olive Caylor-Mt Savage; Mrs Mildred Troutman-Hyndman; Mrs Virginia Harden-Cumberland; bro, Cecil Bridges-Barrellville; Leo Bridges-Mt Savage; burial in Rest Lawn Cemetery.

COFFMAN 10 Oct 1977 Mrs Zella D Coffman, 79, died 08 Oct 1977 in Smithburg at sons home, Ernest G Sowers; born in Artemas, a dau of William Sowers and Elmira Smith; widow of Thery Coffman; dau, Mrs Thelma E Barnes-Flintstone; sis, Mrs May Abbott-Cumberland; bro, Conda Sowers-Waynesboro; burial in Glendale Cemetery.

CRABTREE 08 May 1977 50th Anniversary, Audrey Pearl Barnes and Chandos Eli Crabtree; dau of, Gust and Maude Barnes-Picardy MD; son of, Elwood and Ida Crabtree-Oldtown; children, Mrs Retha Celia-Towson MD; Harold E Crabtree-San Angelo TX; Mrs Joyce Ann Snyder-Casa Grande AZ.

ELLIS 13 Mar 1977 Marriage announcement of Elizabeth Louise "Bette" Ellis, dau of Mr & Mrs Ronald E Ellis-Walkersville, to Chris D Rinehart-Frederick, son of Wilbert H and Mamie K Rinehart; [17 Jun 1977].

GROWDEN 24 Feb 1977 Russell S Growden Sr, Davidson St, died yesterday in Sacred heart Hospital; born in Bedford valley a son of Ellsworth Growden and Bessie Richard; wife, Ada P Barnes; son, Russell S Growden Jr-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Dorothy E Hartsock-Bedford Valley; Mrs Sarah H Mickey-Bedford Valley.

GROWDEN 13 Mar 1977 Mrs Ada P Growden, 68, Davidson St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Pennsylvania, a dau of Henry P Barnes and Arena B Leasure; husband, Russell S Growden preceded her in death; son, Russell S Growden Jr-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Mildred Whorton-Flintstone; Mrs Henrietta Werner-Cumberland; Mrs Odell Fletcher-Aberdeen; burial in Glendale Cemetery.

HENDRICKSON 11 Feb 1977 Maude F Hendrickson, 91, Ridgeway Terrace, died today in Memorial Hospital; born in Woodstock VA, a dau of Charles E Fadeley and Victoria V Grandstaff; husband, Joseph W Hendrickson, preceded her in death.

KREITZBURG 17 Jun 1977 Meyersdale-Walter T Kreitzburg, 57, died yesterday; born in Brothersvalley Township, a son of Daniel Kreitzburg-Sara Foust; sis, Mrs Fannie Briskey-Meyersdale; Mrs Nellie Naugle-Corral; burial in Hayes Cemetery.

LOGSDON 01 Mar 1977 Hyndman-Mrs Mary Elizabeth Logsdon, 78, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born 12 May 1898 in Everett, a dau of Alva Pennell and Edith Wigfield; husband, Bert E Logsdon; daus, Mrs Betty Heipel-Hyndman; Mrs Marylee Cook-Hyndman; Alva Pennell Jr-Cumberland; Walter Pennell-Winterpark FL; sis, Mrs Pearl Diehl-Indianapolis IN; Mrs Laura Morgan-Elida OH; Mrs Sara Foltz-Ft Wayne IN; burial in Hyndman Cemetery.

MESSICK 02 Jul 1977 Mrs. Thelma Mae Messick, 49, of RD 3 Bedford Road, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, where she had been a patient five weeks. Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Pleasant (Hardman) Messick. She was a member of Grace Memorial Community Church. Surviving are her husband, Aubrey Chambers; a son Jerry C. Chambers, LaVale; a brother, Howard Messick, RD 1, Flintstone; and two sisters, Mrs. Betty Rice, Potomac Park and Mrs. Helen Oster, DeHaven Road. The body is at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. A service will be conducted there Monday 11 a.m., with Rev. George Baughman officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park. Pallbearers, all nephews, will be Sandy Rice, Steven and Wayne Oster, Paul, Mark, and Bill Chambers. Jr.

MILLER 10 Apr 1977 50th Anniversary, Fred and Hazel Miller, [17 Mar 1927], attended by, Mr & Mrs Ivan Miller-Artemas; Mr & Mrs John Miller-Webster PA; Mr & Mrs Charles Miller-Webster PA; Mr & Mrs Bobby (Delma) Fletcher-Little Orleans MD; her sis, Mrs Iris Robinson-Artemas; Mrs Amy Conrad-Hancock; Mr & Mrs Clarence Smith-Cumberland; his sis, Mrs Allie Northcraft-Clearville.

MILLER 02 Oct 1977 Harry Lee Miller, son of M/M Edward Paul Miller-Barton and Peggy Charleen Bradshaw, dau M/M Charles Raymond Bradshaw-Suffolk VA.

MORGART 30 Jul 1977 Bedford-Mrs Ruth Morgart, 62, of Miami, died 28 Jul 1977 in Hialeah FL; born in Bedford, a dau of Merle and Nancy Smith; husband, John B Morgart preceded her in death; sons, John Morgart Denver; James Morgart-Miami; bros, George E Smith-Bedford St; Melvin L Smith-Miami; burial in Everett Cemetery.

NAILL 31 Oct 1977 Mrs Jessie P Naill, 83, Anns Place, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Artemas a dau of Thomas H Leasure and Anna Bell Barnes; husband, Thomas W Naill died in 1976; dau, Mrs Leona Pyles-Corrigansville; Mrs Hilda Mayer-Flintstone; Mrs Virginia Mayer-Flintstone; son, James E Naill-Flintstone; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

OAKMAN 02 Jul 1977 Lane Madison Oakman, 42, Wennonah NJ died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Ft Ashby WV, son of George M Oakman and Vera Stallings; wife, Yvonna Wigfield; son Dennis L Oakman-home; bro, T Dale Oakman-Paulsboro NJ; sis, Mrs Gloria H Oakman Crawford; ˝ bro, Sheldon Oakman-Baltimore; ˝ sis, Maxine Hoopengardner-Hancock; burial in Fairview Christian Cemetery.

OGLE 17 May 1977 Death of Dorey Ogle, 92, of Cuppet-Weeks Nursing Home, Oakland, MD; for 17 years, junk dealer 1920's-1930's, and local man about town in Cumberland. Prominent Maryland family from the Frederick-Annapolis areas.

PERDEW 22 Sep 1977 Death of John O Perdew, Frostburg, MD son of Amos Perdew and Ann Sloan, sister of Mrs Ruth Kreitzburg, of Frostburg, MD.

PERRIN 19 Sep 1977 Mrs E Marie Perrin, 72, Baltimore Ave, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Clearville, a dau of Simon Jay and Jennie Tewell; widow of, Thomas S Perrin, operator of Perrin’s Store, who died in 1971; sis, Mrs Bessie Lashley-Lancaster; Mrs Sylvia Boor-Martinsburg PA; Mrs Ruth Calhoun-Everett; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

PILLON 24 Aug 1977 Mrs Lula P Pillon, 81, South St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in McCool MD, a dau of Samuel E Barnes and Flora Barnes; husband, Ernest E Pillon; dau, Mrs Edith F Ambrose-Cumberland; Mrs Della I Gulick-Cleveland; sis, mrs Zora Smith-Akron Oh; burial in Mt Herman Cemetery.

RAINES 05 Jun 1977 George William Raines Sr and Georgia L Raines announce engagement of dau, Pamela Joyce Raines to Creed H Moreland, son of Earl D Moreland Sr-Rawlings MD.

SCHWARTZWELDER 15 Apr 1977 Harry Scott Swartzwelder, 51, Randallstown, died yesterday in Baltimore County General Hospital; born in LaVale MD, a son of Harry S Swartzwelder and Belva Barnes; son, Scott Swartzwelder-Towson; dau, Mrs Sally Strosnider-Baltimore; burial in Salisbury PA Cemetery.

SHERTZER 23 Jan 1977 [Photo]Golden Anniversary, Mr & Mrs Edward Shertzer, McMullan Highway; married 06 Jan 1927; she, Ruth I Ginevan, dau of Thomas Ginevan and Carrie Runkles; he, P Edward Shertzer, a son of John Shertzer and Catheryn Pryle; children, Mrs Dorothy Ruffo-Crofton MD; Mrs Joanne Harris-Frostburg MD; grand-children, Tony Ruffo, Carrie Ruffo, Melissa Ruffo, Gene Harris, Lisa Harris.

SHIPLEY 10 Oct 1977 Pamela Ann Shipley, 17, Ridgeley WV, drowned yesterday as a result of an auto accident; born in Cumberland, a dau of James A Shipley and Betty M Smith; bro, Timothy P Shipley-Wheaton; maternal grandmother, Wilda A Smith; paternal grandmother, Mary E Kinch-both of Cumberland; burial in Abe Cemetery.

SHOBER 11 Jan 1977 Richard Shober, 68, Martins Ferry OH, died yesterday; born in Cumberland, a son of Albert Shober and Anna Kreitzburg; wife, Isabel Dean; daus, Mrs Steve Cuddihy-Martins Ferry OH; Mrs Jeff Dougherty-Wheeling WV; burial in Riverview Cemetery-Martins Ferry OH.

SMITH 06 Oct 1977 Warfordsburg-Roy H Smith, 80, died yesterday in Fulton County Medical Center McConnellsburg; born in Purcell, a son of Michael Smith and Julia Robinette; widow, Opal Northcraft; daus, Mrs Alta Stahle-Williamsport; Mrs Agnes Shank-Hagerstown; Mrs Geraldine Schaffer-Bowie; sons, William Smith-Newburg; Leon Smith-Carlisle; sis, Mrs Lola Loy-Cumberland; bro, Carl Smith-Cumberland; Spencer Smith-Artemas; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SMITH 11 Feb 1977 Ethel Smith, 51, Fishertown, d. 05 Feb 1977, b. 08 Aug 1925; dau of John Wolfe and Alice Gordon; m. Cloy W Smith; children; Glenn E Smith-New Pads; Jean Ann George Bedford; Betty Lamison- Gambrills MD; Bernard Smith-Bedford; Linda Smith and Janet Smith-at home. Burial in Stone Church Cemetery.

SMITH 10 Nov 1977 Carl M Smith, 64, Baltimore, died yesterday; born in Little Orleans, a son of David L Smith and Rachel A Yonker; widow, Eleanor Bucy; son, Carl M Smith Jr-Baltimore; daus, Mrs Elaine Walker; Mrs Phyllis Michalski, Mrs Pamela Warnick-all of Baltimore; bro, Russell Smith-Washington DC; H. E. Smith Ridgeley WV; Paul A. Smith-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Hazel Murphy-Flintstone.

SMITH 21 Oct 1977 R. Eugene Smith died 16 Oct 1977, b. 23 Oct 1947, son of Robert Smith and Pearl Barker; m. Mary Jane Black on 08 Aug 1971; sister Joy Smith.

TWIGG 18 Apr 1977 Charles O Twigg, 89, Furnace St died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland a son of Horace R Twigg and Lawrence Middleton; wife, Daphne Wigfield preceded him in death; son, Delaine E Twigg-Wash DC; dau, Mrs Ruth Dishong-Omaha NE.

WALLIZER 06 Jun 1977 Mrs Susie M Wallizer, 80, Lincoln St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Artemas, a dau of Abraham R Bennett and Alcinda Smith; widow of grant M Wallizer who died in 1972; sons, Andrew L Wallizer and Robert G Wallizer-LaVale MD; Kenneth M Wallizer-Rocky Gap Road; bro, Russell Bennett-Cumberland; Vernon Bennett-Hagerstown; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

WESLOW 06 Sep 1977 Frostburg-William E Weslow, 71, died 03 Sep 1977 in Frostburg Community Cemetery; born in Mt Savage, a son of Henry Weslow and Julia Kreitzburg (Dickel); wife, Anna May Deal; sons, William F Weslow-Mt Savage; Harvey Weslow-Frostburg; Stanley Weslow-Eckhart; daus, Mrs Anna Rankin-Frostburg; Mrs Carol Gomer-Frostburg; Mrs Laverne Bridges-Mt Savage; Mrs Shirley Pryor-Eckhart; sis, Elizabeth Hershberger-Mt Union PA; Mrs Catherine Watkins-Warren Oh; Mrs Annie Wade-Redlands CA; Mrs Julia Hinkle-Clearville; Mrs Martha Villa-Frostburg; bro, Mayford Weslow, John Weslow-both Frostburg; burial in Frostburg Memorial Park.

WIGFIELD 24 Mar 1977 Blairsville PA-Mrs Carrie Ellen Wigfield, 68, firf 08 Mar 1977; born 12 Aug 1908 in Flintstone, a dau of Thomas Lee Rice and Emma May Knight; husband Roy Wigfield; sons, Robert Wigfield-here; Wade Wigfield-Mentor OH; bro, Russell Rice-Flintstone; sis, Mrs Erma Henry-Kenmore NY.

ZEMBOWER 08 May 1977 [photo] Engagement announced, Tara Vanicia Zembower-Kipp Alvin Nave.

ZEMBOWER 30 Oct 1977 Wedding of William Zembower Jr and Doris Day [Photo].

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1978

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DICKEL 05 Oct 1978 Dora V Dickel, 56, of Akron OH died 01 Oct 1978; born in Mt Savage, a dau of Elmer Hutzel and Effie Golden; husband, Allen T Dickel; sons, Paul A Dickel-Barberton OH; Steven A Dickel-USN San Diego CA; dau, Elizabeth Ann Wiley-Akron OH.

DREW 21 Apr 1978 Joyce Arlene Drew, 43, Baltimore Pike, died 19 Apr 1978; born in Cumberland, a dau of Herbert A Smith and Arlene Edgin Hott; husband, Wayne A Drew; bros, John A Smith-Columbia; James F Smith-Gaithersburg; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

EVANS 14 Jun 1978 Westernport-Nellie M Evans, 70, 6 Greene St, Piedmont, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Henry WV, a dau of M/M William Morrison; husband, Otha C Evans died in 1963; sons, James O Evans- Westernport; Harold E Evans-Piedmont; dau, Mrs Mary Ann Smith-Manassas Park VA; bro, Dale Morrison-Mt Savage; Mervill Morrison-Baker WV; sis, Mrs Pearl Roye-Coreopolis PA; burial in Potomac Memorial Gardens-Keyser.

GOETZ 22 Jun 1978 Paul Leo (Hap) Goetz, 62, Valley Road, died yesterday in Martinsburg VA Hospital; born 12 Jan 1916 in Cumberland, a son of Casper F Goetz and Elizabeth C Kriglein; a Celenese employee; widow, Mrs Charlotte Johnston; step-dau, Mrs Judy K Weaver-Cumberland; bro, Charles E Goetz-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Margaret E Spearman-Cumberland; burial in Restlawn Cemetery.

HARDMAN 23 Jan 1978 Charles J Hardman, 61, Chestnut St, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Cumberland, a son of William E Hardman and Hilda Shade; wife, Millicent Wigfield; son, Earl L Hardman-Ellerslie; dau, Carol A Hardman-home; Mrs Dorotha Jean Berndt-Denver CO; sis, Mrs H Robert Yeager-Cumberland; Mrs Charles Fradiska-Bel Air; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

HARDMAN 11 Jul 1978 Miss Grace Marie Hardman, 80, died 09 Jul 1978 in N Ft Myers FL; born in Elkins WV, a dau of Shannon Hardman and Flora Bowden; bro, Carl B Hardman and Lee A Hardman-both Cumberland; sis, Mrs Nellie M Hardman and Mrs Mildred H Minnicks-N Ft Myers FL.

HARDMAN 04 Jan 1978 Mrs Josephine Dolan Hardman, 82, Broadway, died yesterday in Williamsport Nursing Home; born 28 Sep 1895 in Twiggtown, a dau of George R Dolan and Mary Viola North; husband, Carl B Hardman; dau, Helen (Robinette) Clayton-Richmond VA; bro, Harry C Dolan-Detroit MI; sis, Mrs Harriett Pogue-Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

HENDRICKSON 27 Dec 1978 O. Paul Hendrickson, 79, LaVale, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; a son of William A Hendrickson and Ellen M Smith; wife, Grace P Shockley; son, Paul E Hendrickson-Cumberland; dau, Mrs Doris L Siegner-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Goldie Jenkins-Locust Grove; Mrs Alice Barncord-Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

HOWSARE 14 Apr 1978 Flintstone-Palmer L Howsare, 65, died 12 Apr 1978; born in Beans Cove PA; a son of Luther L Howsare and May E Rudy; brothers, Homer W Howsare and John L Howsare-Cresaptown; sis, Nellie E Miller-Bedford Valley; burial in Restlawn Cemetery.

HYMES 15 Oct 1978 George W Hymes, 85, Flintstone, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Gilpin, a son of John Hymes and Barbara Ellen Smith; wife, Mrs Ora Olive Bennett daus, Mrs Grace V Beckman and Mrs Virginia E Dolly-both Cumberland; Miss Elsie Hymes-home; sons, Grant L Hymes-Flintstone; George S Hymes-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Mary Potts; Mrs Julia Morgan; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

LEWIS 07 Oct 1978 Mrs Elizabeth Lewis, 59, Benjamin Bannaker Homes, died 05 Oct 1978 in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Cumberland, a dau of Clarence M Smith and Flora Cook; bro, Clarence H Smith; sis, Grace P Shorter; burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

MORSE 01 Feb 1978 Philip S Morse, 89, Artemas died 30 Jan 1978 and buried in Fairview Cemetery.

MOUSE 24 Mar 1978 Mrs Frances Elizabeth Mouse, 69, Valley St, died 23 Mar 1978; a dau of Thomas Kreitzburg and Jennie (Brailer) Kreitzburg; survived by husband, Paul J Mouse; sons, Paul J Mouse Jr and Francis C Mouse II, both of Cumberland; brothers John G Kreitzburg and Charles W Kreitzburg, both of Cumberland; a sister, Mrs Mary Beeman. Burial in SS Peter & Pauls.

RAINES 28 Aug 1978 Velma V Raines, 72, died 26 Aug 1978 at home of daughter, M/M William And Dorthalee R Wilson of Greencastle PA; born on 31 May 1906, a dau of Charles Oster and Lenora Boor; also surviving are sisters and brothers; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

REYNOLDS 06 May 1978 Ralph L. Reynolds, 62, of RD 2, Baltimore Pike, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital where he had been a patient eight days. Born in West Virginia, he was the son of the late Harry and Katie (Duckworth) Reynolds. He was a retired employee of the Amecelle Plant of the Celenese Fibers Company. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of Fort Cumberland Post 13 American Legion, Henry Hart Post 1411, Veteran of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and Moose Lodge 271. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mabel R. (Miller) Reynolds, two step-daughters, Mrs. Richard Chambers, Martinsburg WV, Mrs. Bruce Durrett, Brookville; four sisters, Mrs. Willis Robertson, Martinsburg, WV, Mrs. Roy Stafford, Corigansville, Mrs. Herbert Ashley, Silver Spring, Mrs. John Fishel, this city; four brothers, James Reynolds and William Reynolds, both of this city, Harry Reynolds, Smithburg, and Frank Reynolds, Pittsburgh, Pa. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Monday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Stephen B. Robison, pastor of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Jerry Miller, Charles Griffith, James Dohm, Robert Washabaugh, William Eady, and Lou Rattem.

SHERTZER 05 Jan 1978 P. Edward Shertzer, 77, McMullan Highway, died today in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Cumberland, a dau of John Shertzer and Catherine Pryle; a retired foreman at the Amcelle Plant of Celenese Fibers Corp, widow, Ruth Ginevan; dau, Mrs Dorothy Ruffo-Crofton MD; Mrs Joanne Harris-Frostburg; sis, Mrs Prema Often, Mrs Helen Brown, Mrs Lorraine Gerdeman-all Cumberland; Mrs Florence Dodd-Oakland; burial in St Mary’s Cemetery.

SMITH 27 Jul 1978 Little Orleans-Mrs Clara I Smith, 82, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Belle Grove, a dau of Millard Filmore Mann and Elizabeth Virginia Creek; husband, Roy A Smith preceded her in death; son, Archie M Smith-Little Orleans; burial in Piney Plains Cemetery.

SMITH 23 Jul 1978 Bryan Curtis Smith, son of Grayson Smith and Mrs Mary Weiss married Linda Louise Rowe, dau of Mr & Mrs James Rowe, Flintstone; attending, bro, Kenny Smith, Kevin Smith, step-bro, Danny Weiss.

SMITH 02 Dec 1978 Russell Smith, 87, Ridgeley WV, died yesterday in Hopernount WV Hospital ; born in Charlesville PA, a son of Isaac Smith and Emily Leasure; wife, Catherine M Maires; son, Edward L Smith Pine Ridge Road; daus, Mrs Agnes Ritchey and Mrs Ruthella Barr-both Ridgeley WV; burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

SMITH 10 Jun 1978 Merle A Smith, 89, Miami FL, died 08 Jun 1978; born in Bedford Valley; widow Nellie M Wertz; sons, George E Smith-Cumberland; Melvin L Smith-Ochopee FL; foster-dau, Bertha Nunemaker.

SMITH 13 Mar 1978 Fairhope PA-Ellis E Smith, 75, died yesterday in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born on 08 Aug 1902 in Buck Valley, Fulton County; son of Scott A Smith and Emma Mellott; wife, Ella Browning; bro, Sodd Smith-Hancock; sis, Mrs Blanche Schetrompf-Odenton; Mrs Hazel Sanda-Baltimore; burial in Mt Zion Cemetery.

SMITH 05 Nov 1978 Tammy Lynn Smith, d/o M/M Harry E Smith Jr-Bedford married Robert Anthony Young, son of M/M Robert E Young-Golden Av; also attending, sis, Ceri Kim Smith; gr-mother, Marie Smith.

SMITH 12 Nov 1978 David W Smith, 62, East St died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Gallitzin PA a son of Levi Smith and Clara Kunsman; wife, Margaret Zimmerly; son, Douglas Smith-Millersville MD; dau, Mrs Morris P Wellbourne-Cumberland; sis, Mrs William Clark and Mrs Helen Clawson-both Altoona; Mrs Mabel Lowe-Detroit MI; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

WALLIZER 23 Apr 1978 Elizabeth Ann Wallizer, d/o Andrew and Evelyn Wallizer married [11 Mar 1978] to Michael Robert Burkey, s/o Robert J Burkey-Mexico Farms.

WALTERS 23 Jun 1978 Ralph David Walters, 83, Points WV, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Sarver PA, a son of John L Waltersd and Amelia; sis, Mrs David Scott, Mrs E M MacCurdy, Mrs Helen Kettering-all of Sarver; bro, Ward Walters,and Neal Walters-Sarver; burial Sunset Memorial Park.

WARNER 04 Jan 1978 Mrs Henrietta Warner, 80, Williams St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Fairview PA., a dau of Henry Barnes and Arena B Leasure; husband, Robert Warner preceded her in death; daus, Mrs Leona G Rauch-Millmont PA; Mrs Beulah Crumbine-Frederick; sis, Odella Fletcher-Baltimore; Mrs Mildred Whorton-Flintstone.

WIGFIELD 22 Oct 1978 Paw Paw WV-Louis Ralph Wigfield, 66, died at his residence 20 Oct 1978; born in Cumberland on 22 Oct 1912, a son of Augustus Wigfield and Dolly A Stumm; wife, Bessie M Surface; dau, Mrs Shirley R Gross-PawPaw; sis, Mrs Mary E Robson-Cumberland; Mrs Lydia D Knepp-Frostburg; burial in Comp Hill Cemetery.

WILLS 10 Dec 1978 Engagement {Photo], Richard Wills and Tammy Reed.

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BARNES 07 Apr 1979 Top Ellis Barnes Jr, 42, Mt Pleasant, died yesterday; born in Bowmans Addition-Cumberland, a son of Top Ellis Barnes Sr and Pearl D Barnes; dau, Pamela Sue Barnes-at home; bro, Frank J Barnes; Donald Charles Barnes; sis, Mrs Norma Kerns-Bowmans Addition; Mrs Ruby Nee-Cresaptown; burial in Resthaven Memorial Gardens-Frederick.

BODEN 20 Mar 1979 Eskin Taylor Boden, 74, Baltimore, died yesterday in Maryland General Hospital; born in Cumberland, a son of Joseph Boden and Julia Hartley; widow, Katherine Brown; sons, Eskin T Boden Jr; Robert R Boden; Jack D Boden; all of Baltimore; burial in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery-Finksburg.

DAVIS 19 Aug 1979 Cecelia Marie Davis, 74, Park Street, died 17 Aug 1979 in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland a dau of Emmanuel Hast and Annie Wigfield; son, Russell E Davis-clearwater FL; dau, Mrs Mildred Little-Dallas TX; sis, Retha Husted-Cumberland; burial in Mt Harmon Cemetery.

DEWITT 05 Dec 1979 Parsons WV-George Ellwood DeWitt, 66, Leadmine Rd, St George, died yesterday at Tucker Co Hospital; born in Crellin MD 19 Jul 1913, a son of Benjamin Harrison DeWitt and Ruth Stahl; former resident of Baltimore, retired in Jul 1979 from Safeway Foods and member of the Lutheran Church; wife, Lillian James; dau Susan R Smith Auer-Baltimore; sis, Mrs Bernice Sanders-Beckley and 2 gr-ch; burial in St Johns Lutheran Cem-Red House MD.

GARLICK 28 Dec 1979 H. Earl Garlick, d. 28 Dec 1979, b. 21 Jul 1895, son of Franklin Garlick and Amanda Kenner, 1 m. Edna Smith [1917] who d. 1940; 2m. R. Floy (May) Smith in 1943; children, Maxine Garlick, m. John Huntsman-Everett; E Dale Garlick-Bedford; Leo E Garlick Pequennock NJ; Dr Elton C Garlick-Kannapolis NC; Ivadean Garlick, m. Charles V Ford Everett; step-son Ray C Smith-McConnellsburg

GERDEMAN 27 Aug 1979 James B Gerdeman, 71, McMullan Hwy, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Cumberland, a son of Bernard Gerdeman and Annie Walsh; retired from Burkett Oldsmobile and formerly of Eyrley Chevrolet; widow, Mrs Lorraine E Shertzer; dau, Mrs Catherine Ann Channell-Ijamsville MD; sis, Mrs Anna Mae Morgan-Cumberland; burial in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery.

GROWDEN 05 May 1979 Bedford-Donald J Growden, 21, died 02 May 1979 from an auto accident on 16 Apr 1979; son of Homer C Growden and Frances Ruppencamp; 4 bro and 2 sis.

HARDMAN 20 May 1979 Joseph Blair Hardman, 76, of RD 9 city, died yesterday morning at Memorial Hospital. Born in this city, he was the son of the late Edward and Alice (Mann) Hardman. He was a retired dairy farmer. Married twice, Mr. Hardman was preceded in death by his first wife, Mrs. Martha Jane (Blubaugh) Hardman in 1952 and is survived by his second wife Cecelia M. (Harden) Hardman. Also surviving are seven sons; Blair Junior Hardman, Kenneth Eugene Hardman, Lloyd Paul Hardman, Edward Carroll Hardman, Willis Ervin Hardman, this city; Robert Lee Hardman of Barton, MD; William Royce Hardman, of Flintstone, MD; four daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Elizabeth Morgan, city; Mrs. Donna Jane Cessna and Mrs. Judy Louise Cessna, both of Flintstone; and Peggy Ann Stokes, Waldorf, Md; a step-son, SFC Carl Price, Fort Knox, KY; three step-daughters, Mrs. Wilma Dudek, Meyersville, Mrs. Patricia Hartsock, Temple Hills, and Miss Evelyn Hardman, city; a sister, Mrs. Bessie Raines, Flintstone; 53 grand-children and 18 great grand-children. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church , Thursday at 1 p.m. Rev. Frederick Iser will officiate and interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the church an hour before service.

HARDMAN 13 Sep 1979 Miss Nellie M Hardman, 86, of N Ft Myers FL died 11 Sep 1979.

HARSHBERGER 21 Sep 1979 Mrs Mary G Harshberger, 83, Bowling Green, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; dau of Henry Weslow and Julia Kreitzburg; she was preceded in death by first husband, Harry S Frankenberry in 1950; second husband, Lester G Harshberger in 1978; sons, Charles E Frankenberry, with whom she resided 12710 Bunting St; Howard Frankenberry-Cresaptown; dau, Mrs Gladys Glover-Cresaptown; step-sons, Rev Blair Harshberger-Sitesville PA; Marvin Harshberger-CA; Blaine Harshberger-Mt Union PA; step-dau, Mrs Mabel Rutter-Mt Union PA; bro, Mayford Weslow and John Weslow-Frostburg; sis, Julia Henchel and Mrs Martha Villa-Frostburg; Mrs Catherine Watkins-Uhricksville OH; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

HENDERSHOT 15 Jul 1979 Darla Louise Hendershot, d/o Mr & Mrs Robert Hendershot, married Aaron Wayne Shaw, s/o Mr & Mrs Wayne Shaw-Keyser

HIGGINS 04 May 1979 Engagement-Pamela Karin Higgins and Richard Heatherington Troncatti

IMES l1 May 1979 Mrs Bessie June Imes, 70, Ridgeley WV, died yesterday at son's home, Michael W Imes Cresaptown; born in Endeavor PA, a dau of Roy E Smith and Blanche Harriers; husband, Ralph E Imes; dau, Mrs Oneida (Peach) Robbins-Indian Head; sons, Ralph Jim Imes-Eau Gallie FL; Richard R Imes LaPlata MD; David A Imes-High Point NC; Michael Imes; sis, Mrs Lucille Stevens-Frostburg MD; Mrs Louise Kemmer-Baltimroe; Mrs Betty Elkins; Mrs Patricia Sirna-Cleveland OH; bro, Kenneth L. Smith-El Paso TX; Donald Smith-Kingwood WV; burial in Rose Hill Cem.

LEIDY 28 Jan 1979 45th Anniversary Party; Mr & Mrs Martin L Leidy St(27 Dec 1933) - son of Mr & Mrs Seward Leidy; dau of Mr & Mrs Samuel Shipley; children, Mrs Mary Reynolds; Martin L Leidy Jr; Bernard Leidy.

LINABURG 29 Sep 1979 Danforth B Linaburg, 72, Fairgo, died today in Sacred Heart Hospital; born 02 Nov 1906 in Little Orleans MD; a son of Danforth A Linaburg and Agnes Smith; wife, Velma Heitt; sons, Danforth B Linaburg Jr-McMullen Hwy; Charles R Linaburg-Cumberland; James F. Linaburg-Short Gap WV; daus, Mrs William Scarpelli-Winchester Road; bro, Charles Linaburg-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Margaret Ellen Johnson-Cumberland; burial in Fairview Cem.

McGREEVEY 30 Oct 1979 Mrs Dorothy Spencer McGreevy of Wheaton died 28 Oct 1979 in Holy Cross Hospital-Silver Spring; she was the dau of John Spencer; her late husband was Owen J McGreevy; sons, Robert E McGreevy-Wheaton; Milan D McGreevy-Alabama; James McGreevy and Richard McGreevy-Gaithersburg; burial in Gate Of Heaven Cemetery-Silver Spring.

OFTEN 23 May 1979 William C. (Whitey) Often , 49, of Locust Grove, was dead on arrival yesterday morning after he was stricken while working on the Downtown Mall. A native of Cumberland, he was a son of Mrs. Alice L. (Haines) Willett, Millerdale, Ridgeley, and the late James H. Often. Employed as a foreman for George Construction Company, he was a member of Laborers Local 616, United Methodist Church, East Gate Lodge 216, AF and AM and LOOM 271.Besides his mother, he is survived by his widow, Janet Robinson Often; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Sheila Plummer and Mrs. Sara Beem, both of this city; Mrs. Thelma Ware, Baltimore Pike; two stepsons, Richard W. Robinson, Potomac Park; John E. Robinson, Frostburg; a sister, Mrs. Lloyd H. Stewart, Millerdale; 15 step grandchildren, a niece and a nephew. Friends will be received at the George Funeral Home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home by Rev. Edward A. Inabinet and Rev. Paul H. Lovejoy. Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Often Services for William C. (Whitey) Often, 49, of Locust Grove, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the George Funeral Home. The Rev. Edward A. Inabinet and the Rev. Paul H. Lovejoy will officiate. Interment will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 today at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be David Yates, Michael Morris, Roger Clark, Ronald Sheally, Royce Hardman and Lawrence Ringler. The Loyal Order of Moose will hold a service at the funeral home today to 7:30 p.m. Graveside military rites will be accorded by local veteran organizations.

OFTEN 13 Nov 1979 Mrs. Carrie E. Often, 71, of Hialeah Fla., and formerly of Cumberland, died Saturday at the North Miami Convalescent Home. Miami, Fla. She had been in ill health for some time. Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late J. George and Zita C. (Leidinger) Wagner. Her husband, Philip L. Often, also preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church; Parkside Homemakers Club and the Senior Citizens Club. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Faye Mayo, Melbourne Fla., and Mrs. Joyce Hoeschen, Vienna Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Edith Wilmoth, Barberton Ohio, and Mrs. Nellie Hensel, Queen City Towers, Cumberland; seven grandchildren and three step-grandchildren. A service will be held today at the Marninger-Bennett-Uhl Funeral Home. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, North Miami.

OFTEN 13 Nov 1979 Mrs. Philip L. Often ; Mrs. Carrie E. Often, 71, of Hialeah Fla., and formerly of Cumberland, died Saturday at the North Miami Convalescent Home. Miami, Fla. She had been in ill health for some time. Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late J. George and Zita C. (Leidinger) Wagner. Her husband, Philip L. Often, also preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church; Parkside Homemakers Club and the Senior Citizens Club. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Faye Mayo, Melbourne Fla., and Mrs. Joyce Hoeschen, Vienna Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Edith Wilmoth, Barberton Ohio, and Mrs. Nellie Hensel, Queen City Towers, Cumberland; seven grandchildren and three step-grandchildren. A service will be held today at the Marninger-Bennett-Uhl Funeral Home. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, North Miami.

RAINES 13 May 1979 Marriage of Keith Alvin Raines, s/o Mr & Mrs George Michael Raines-Baltimore Pike to Janet Marie Shriver-d/o Mr & Mrs William E Shriver-Oldtown.

RANK 07 Feb 1979 John Richard Rank, 63, Walnut St; born in Cumberland, son of John Rank and Margaret C Beck; son, William R Rank-Salt Lake City; dau, Donna M Lewis-Virginia Beach; sis, Anna H Straw.

ROBESON 05 Jul 1979 Mrs Mary Ellen Robeson, 65, Potomac Park, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; wife, Russell Robeson; a dau of Augustus Wigfield and Dollie Stump; son, William R Robeson-Fayetteville NC; sis, Lydia A Knapp-Clarysville

SHERTZER 16 Sep 1979 Wedding [Photo] announcement Kathlene Shertzer, d/o Mr & Mrs John J Shertzer-Mt Savage to Constantine J Zamagias, s/o Mr & Mrs James D Zamagias-Cumberland; sister, Rosemary Shertzer-maid of honor.

SHIPLEY 11 Jun 1979 Mrs Ethel J Shipley, 63, Cresaptown, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Tucker Co WV, a dau of George E Clayton and Carrie Barkley; husband, Jesse F Shipley; dau, Mrs Patricia E Ball-Cornwall, Ont, Canada; son, Rev, Joseph F Shipley-Mt Airy; sis, Mrs Edith Wratchford-Eldersburg; bro, Samuel J Clayton-New Carrolltown MD; Theodore J Clayton-Cleveland; Gerald W Clayton-Cresaptown; burial in Zion Cemetery.

SHIRCLIFF 26 Sep 1979 William H Shircliff, 67, died yesterday in Mercy Hospital-Baltimore; born in Cumberland a son of Lawrence and Mary Shircliff; wife, Lena Teets; step-son, Robert Twigg; sis, Mary Wilson-both Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

SIPES 11 Nov 1979 Engagement of Elaine Elizabeth Eaton, d/o M/M Earl F Eaton-Flintstone to Douglas Berry Sipes-Little Orleans, s/o M/M Dale B Sipes-Little Orleans. Married 12 Jul 1980.

 SIPES 18 Jun 1979 Clyde M Sipes, 73, Bedford Rd, died today in Sacred Heart Hospital; wife, Wilda J Wigfield; bro, Eugene Sipes-Hancock......

SIPES 29 Aug 1979 Reunion of descendants of Samuel Sipes and May Blanche Stottlemyer held 26 Aug 1979 at home of Mr & Mrs Dale Sipes-Little Orleans; living children-Mrs Aletta Sipes Coffman; Eugene Sipes; Mrs Gladys Sipes Lancaster; deceased-Mrs Ada Sipes Hofe, I Asbury Sipes; Clyde M Sipes.

SMITH 31 Mar 1979 Bruce Smith, 63, New Castle DE, died 28 Mar 1979 in Wilmington Medical Center; born Greenridge, a son of Thaddeus S Smith and Bessie R Noland; dau, Mrs Evelyn R Cook-Norfolk VA; Mrs Cathleen Gutsack-Queens; son Roland F Smith-Glen Burnie; sis, Mrs Flossie Lawrence-Chase MD; bro, Carl R Smith-Baltimore; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SMITH 30 Apr 1979 Mrs Margaret Smith,66, Willowbrook Road, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland, a dau of Charles William Simpson and Emma (Smith) Bennett; husb, Levi A. Smith; sons, Lewis W. Nau and Donald S. Nau Sr.-both Cumberland; bro, William Charles Simpson; sis, Mrs Mabel Hockman-Pittsburgh PA.

SMITH 28 Jun 1979 Wilson W. Smith, 1003 Harding Avenue retires, wife- Mary Jane Stiersdorffer; 2 sons....

SMITH 05 Mar 1979 Mrs Ruth A Smith, 72, Regina Ave, died today in Memorial Hospital; born in Flintstone, a dau of Carson C Harper and Carrie C Starks; husband, Chandler F Smith; dau, Mrs Corrine Ruth McCormick-Poolesville; Mrs Annette Gero-Rockville; bros Robert Harper and Russell Harper-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Susan Hazelberger, Mrs Mona Hendrickson, Mrs Cleo McGill-all LaVale; Mrs Rufus Leon-South bend IN; burial in Sunset Park.

SMITH 05 Mar 1979 Little Orleans-Ross C Smith, 92, died 03 Mar 1979 in Cumberland Nursing Home; born in PA, son of Joseph B Smith and Elizabeth A Smith; burial in Fairview United.

SWARTZWELDER 10 Sep 1979 Harry Scott Swartzwelder, 83, Mt Savage Road, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born 06 Jul 1896 in Elk Lick Township, Somerset Co PA, a son of John Swartzwelder and Savilla Meese; wife, Belva Barnes preceded him in death; bros, Guy S Swartzwerlder and Stanley S Swartzwelder both of Salisbury PA; sis, Mrs Fern Moser-Coreopolis PA; burial in Salisbury Cemetery.

SWARTZWELDER 19 Mar 1979 Belva B Swartzwelder, 75, LaVale, died yesterday in Lions Manor Nursing Home; born in Allegany Co MD, dau of Carlton Barnes and Nancy Barnes; husband, Harry S Swartzwelder; 2 gr-children and 1 great grandchild; burial in Salisbury PA Cemetery.

TRAIL 12 Apr 1979 John H Trail, 76, Flintstone, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Belle Grove a son of James Trail and Amanda T Swain; wife, Mary Elizabeth Schriver; sons, John R Trail and Cecil W Trail-Little Orleans; Calvin T Trail and Darhl E Trail-Flintstone; daus, Mrs Ethel E Clingerman and Mrs Viola E Purnell-Little Orleans; bro, George H Trail-Pleasant Valley Road; sis, Mrs Mary Rowe-Mason Road; Mrs Ruth Weicht and Mrs Evelyn Heavener-Flintstone; burial in Piney Plains Cemetery.

WADE 04 May 1979 Frostburg-Mrs Annie M Wade, 80, Fostburg, died 20 Apr 1979 in Bakersfield CA; she was preceded in death by husband Archie Wade; daus, Mrs Anna Pollock-Redlands CA; Mrs Julia Ruby-Bakersfield CA; bro, Mayford Weslow-Frostburg; John Weslow-Zihlman; sis, Mrs Mary E Harshberger-Bowling Green; Mrs Julia Henckel-Clarysville; Mrs Katherine Watkins-Uhricksville OH; Mrs Martha Villa-Zihlman; burial in California.

WALTERS 15 Feb 1979 Howard M Walters, 74, Altoona, died 13 Feb 1979; born Sep 1904, in Martinsburg PA, a son of B. M. Walters and Edith Metzger; wife, Mary Leona Taylor; sons, Howard M Walters-home; David T Walters-Cresaptown; John R Walters-Altoona; bro, Samuel B Walters and Howard W Walters-both Altoona; sis, Mrs Elvira Beach-Bradenton FL; ˝ sis, Mrs Mary Walters and Mrs Nora Musselman-both Claysville; buried Oak Ridge Cemetery-Altoona.

WALTERS 26 Nov 1979 Mrs Winifred Belle Walters, 79, of Martinsburg WV, formerly of Oldtown died yesterday in Martinsburg City Hospital; b. 05 May 1906, dau of Elwood Nixon and Clara Twigg; husband Jacob A Walters; sons, Donald R Walters-Fayetteville NC; Glendon R Walters-Oldtown; sis, Mrs Cleo E McBride-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

WESLOW 04 Nov 1979 Marriage on 27 Oct 1979 of Carol Ann Weslow, d/o M/M Mayford E Weslow Jr-Hunt Av and Douglas Wade Bushby, s/o M/M John D Bushby-Sunset Av; attending was bro, Bruce Weslow; they will reside in Charlotte NC.

WIGFIELD 14 Feb 1979 Lilly R Wigfield, 96, Flintstone, died yesterday in the Cumberland Nursing Home; born in Pleasant Valley, dau of Walter Fisher and Eva Rice; husband, Walter Wigfield died in 1958; dau, Mrs Ethel Bennett-Flintstone; Roy Wigfield-Blairsville PA; Kenneth Wigfield-Swanton OH; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

WIGFIELD 03 Jan 1979 70th Anniversary Party; Cleveland Wigfield-Lulu Bucy; children, Mrs Wilda Sipes; Mrs Freda Dolan; Mrs Ruth Teter; Floyd Wigfield; Ernest Wigfield; Robert Wigfield; Mrs Mary Mort; Mrs Jessie Hoppert.

WILLS 10 Jun 1979 Marriage [Photo] of Richard Dale Wills to Tammy Lee Reed

DENEEN xx xxx 197x Mrs Ellen Deneen, aged 70, of Cohill, near Hancock, died this morning at Allegany Hospital. The Stein funeral mortuary removed the body and it will be sent to Hancock tomorrow. Besides her husband, William Carl Deneen, she is survived by six sons: Clarence, Harry, Walter, Bernard, Raymond, and Ellwood and 3 daughters, Mrs Hamilton Moore, and Misses Emma and Anna Deneen.

 

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