Excerpts from The Cumberland Times
transcribed by Charles Often

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1980

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BARNES 05 Sep 1980 Ralph R Barnes, 59, Ft Ashby WV died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Ft Ashby, a son of Harley Barnes and Bertha V Alkire; wife, Betty Haines; son Robert D Barnes-Ft Ashby; bro, Herbert Barnes and Edgar Barnes-Ft Ashby; Richard Barnes-Winchester VA; sis, Mrs Ruth Travis, Mrs Esther Rexrode, Mrs Audrey Blamble-all Ft Ashby; burial in Ft Ashby Cemertery.

BARNES 26 Mar 1980 Lester I Barnes, 89, Columbia St, died 24 Mar 1980 in Memorial Hospital; born in Flintstone a son of Edward Barnes and Mary Isabel Slider; wife, May E Herpick preceded him in death; a sis, Miss Ethel F Barnes-Cumberland; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

BARNES 28 Jul 1980 Ernest B Barnes, 78, Knob Rd, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Romney WV, a son of Woodrow Barnes and Dorcus Cooper; wife, Mabel G Mauk preceded him in death; sons, Marvin L Barnes-Hagerstown; Norwood Barnes-Cumberland; dau, Mrs Evelyn F Kermett-Fallston MD; Mrs Dorothy A Sell-Baltimore; ½ bro, Leonard Poland-Wiley Ford WV, burial in Union Cemetery-Centreville.

CLAYTON Jul 18, 1980 Death of William H. Clayton, 72, of 52 Columbia Ave. b. Whitmer WV, d. 17 Jul 1980; son of John H. Clayton and Susan Eshter Hill; self-employed Singer salesman widow is Justina H. Robey; children; Mrs Helen Bennett-Enola, PA; Mrs Judy Cregan and Mrs Kay Keifer-Cumberland, MD; William H. Clayton Jr-LaVale, MD; Donald L Clayton, McMullan Hwy; Robert L. Clayton-Cumberland, MD.

ELBIN 11 Oct 1980 Artemas PA-Miss Minnie F Elbin, 84, died 09 Oct 1980 in Bedford Co Memorial Hospital; born in Mann Township a dau of William Elbin and Sarah Jane Smith; sis, Mrs Dorotha Shipley; burial in Fairview Cem.

FLETCHER 21 Mar 1980 Gladys M Fletcher, 75, Breezewood, d. 16 Mar 1980, b. 04 Sep 1904 a dau of Ross Walters and Nellie Strait; m. Charles D. Fletcher in 1925 who d. 15 Apr 1971; children, Floyd E Fletcher-Baltimore; Charles D Fletcher Jr-Breezewood; Mary Lou Fletcher, m. John Mearkle-Everett; Leona M Fletcher, m. Roy Lee-Baltimore; bro and sis, Paul Walters, Enda Barton, Mary Hixson-all of Crystal Springs; burial in Mt Pleasant Lutheran Church, Mattie.

FRADISKA 19 Oct 1980 Wedding [23 Aug 1980] Karen Lynn Fradiska and Mark Alexander Parker- son of Ruth C Parker-Dilly Sy and Late Donald S Parker.

HARDMAN 06 Jun 1980 Mrs Hilda Catherine Hardman, McGill Dr, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland a dau of Justice H Schade and Elizabeth C Borchert; .....

McGEE 05 Mar 1980 Mrs Elva McGee, 78, native of Barton MD, died yesterday in Frostburg Community Hospital; a dau of Peter Shaw and Hannah Creutzburg; graduate of Barton High in 1919 and Valpariso Conservatory of Music, Valpariso IN; bro, Ernest Shaw-Frostburg; burial in laurel Hill Cemetery-Moscow Mills MD.

McLUCKIE 17 Nov 1980 Mrs Ruth E McLuckie, 85, Frederick St, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Bedford County, a dau of John E Dicken and Leda Fisher; husband, William T McLuckie died in 1969; they were owners of Clover Hill Barbeque from 1932-1960; dau, Miss Virginia L McLuckie; son, William K McLuckie; sis, Mrs Pearl Shetter-all of Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

MELLOTT 17 Mar 1980 Grant Mellott, 84, d. 17 Mar 1980; b. 23 Aug 1895 in Fulton Co, son of Joseph D Mellott and Hester Smith; m. Della B Mellott who d. 06 Nov 1968; bor and sis, James Edward Mellott-Pittsburgh; Pearl Leonard-Sharon; Goldie Galimberti-Philadelphia; burial in Stevens Chapel.

MILLER 05 Oct 1980 Wedding [17 Aug 1980] Patricia Marie Miller and Eugene Richard Wright Jr- Ridgeley WV.

MILLS 04 Apr 1980 Amelia E Mills, 88, Clearville, d. 26 Mar 1980; b. 22 Jan 1892; dau of Daniel W Dibert and Susanne C Smith; m. Walter C Mills who d. 28 Jan 1980; son Walter C Mills Jr Chambersburg.

OFTEN 20 Feb 1980 Charles V. Often Sr. , 67, of RD 8, Valley Road, died Monday in Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient for three days. Born in Eckhart Mines, he was the son of the late Patrick and Fannie (Kreitzburg) Often. He was preceded in death by two wives, Mrs. Alida Rose (Angleshaug) Often and Mrs. Harriet L. (Bridges) Allison Often. Mr Often was a former employee of the Cumberland Brewing Company, a retired custodian at Washington Junior High School, a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church and an Army veteran. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Patricia A. Miller, city; Miss Charlene K. Foster, Myrtle Beach S.C.; three sons, Charles V. Often Jr., Baltimore; William L. Often, York Pa.; Christian F. Often, Reisterstown; three step-daughters, Mrs. Margaret Foster, Myrtle Beach; Mrs. Carolyn Clayton, city; Mrs. Delores Brode, Pensacola Fla.; two stepsons, James H. Allison, Harrisburg, Pa.; Carl L. Allison, Myrtle Beach; 21 grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Friends will be received today 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kight Funeral Home. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Vernon I. Naugle officiating. Burial will be in Hilcrest Burial Park. Pallbearers will be David Lichty, Harry Taylor, Carl Petenbrink, Robert Krause, Homer Plummer and Joseph Richards. The family requests that memorials take the form of donations to the Allegheny County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

SHERTZER 22 Apr 1980 Frostburg-Miss Lisa Ann Harris, 16, died yesterday at home; a dau of Francis Eugene Harris Sr and Joanne Schertzer; bro, Francis Eugene Harris Jr; Maternal-Gr-Mother, Ruth Shertzer and Paternal-Gr-Mother, Margaret Harris.

SHIPLEY 09 May 1980 Stanley Ross Shipley, 70, Artemas, died today in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born in PA a son of Price Shipley and Amanda Fletcher; wife, Mabel Irene Akers died in 1949; daus, Mrs Ruth Robinson-Akron OH; Mrs Evelyn Hay-Artemas; Mrs Irma Edwards-Mercer PA; Miss Mary Shipley-Ft Indiantown Gap PA; Mrs Shirley Robinson-Artemas; sons, Marshall Shipley-Bedford; Watson Shipley-Transfer PA; Glenn Shipley-Baltimore; Wayne Shipley-Turbotsville PA; bro, Harry Shipley, Ralph Shipley, and Harry Shipley-all of Cumberland; sis, Mrs Anna Curren, Mrs Cousie Potts, Mrs Bertha Smith-all of Cumberland; Mrs Sadie K Clingerman-Masontown PA; Mrs Margaret Lashley-Bedford; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

SINE 14 Dec 1980 Anniversary [40th] Marion F Weller and Frankland T Sine [24 Oct 1940].

SMITH 06 Jun 1980 Earl "Smitty" Smith, 77, of Everett d. 28 May 1980, b. 10 Jan 1903, a son of Levi Smith and Etta Mae Whitfield; m. Ethel May Price on 20 Jan 1925; children, Coolridge F Smith Everett; Mary Smith, m. Carl A Scalia-Everett; Cleon M Smith-Everett; brother, Levi Smith Cumberland; sisters, Ethel Clark-Everett; Laverne Smith, m. Charles Swartzwelder Baltimore.

VAN GILDER 04 Jan 1980 Elkins-Rev. Charles Hayes Van Gilder,77, died yesterday; b. 15 Jul 1902 in Alexander, Upshur Co WV, a son of Lloyd Van Gilder and Lucinda Cutright; wife, Hazel Smith; sons, Paul Van Gilder-Winchester VA; Edgar Van Gilder-Kettering OH; Robert Van Gilder-Keyser; Lester Van Gilder-Keyser; Lonnie Van Gilder-Reisterstown MD; dau, Mrs Willard (Esther) Amtower-Xenia OH; Mrs Jerry (Joy) Mosser-Elkins WV.

WALTERS 14 Apr 1980 Walter R (Felix) Walters Jr, 70, Virginia Ave, died 12 Apr 1980 in Manor Nursing Home-Oakland MD; born in Cumberland a son of Walter R Walters Sr and Eva Mae Bush; wife, Elsie C Gantt; dau, Mrs Carole K Thorpe-Cumberland; Mrs Lois A Green-Cumberland; Mrs Gwen P Fields-Frederick; Mrs Gail S Summers-Greenbelt; son, Royce P Walters-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Florence Chandler-LaVale; Mrs Ruth Ayers-Rockville; Mrs Naomi Bodle-Altoona; burial in Hillcrest Burial Cemetery.

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1981

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ALLISON 22 Jul 1981 Lisa Renae Allison, 14, killed on 20 Jul 1981 in fall over cliff at Municipal Airport; born 11 Sep 1966 to Patricia Lynn Rupaugh and Carl lee Allison; sis, Terry Lynn Allison; bro, Carl Lee Allison Jr; gr-mor, Twila H Rupaugh.

BARNES 04 Mar 1981 Harold J Barnes Jr, 28, Baltimore Pike, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Chicago, a son of Harold J Barnes and Lucille Lindenberg; bro, Frank D Barnes-Chicago; sis, Mrs Judith Helm-Cumberland; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

BARNES 10 Nov 1981 Carl D Barnes, 53, Flintstone, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born Green Ridge, a son of Herman D Barnes and Zera M Dolly; sis, Mrs Naomi Thomas-Jasonville IN; bro, Harold L Barnes-Flintstone; Glen W Barnes and Paul H Barnes-both Green Ridge Mt; burial in Dolly Cemetery-Flintstone.

BEEMAN 10 Aug 1981 Mary M Beeman, 67, Henderson Ave, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland a dau of Thomas M Kreitzburg and Janet T Bralier; husband, Russell beeman; sons, John H Sweitzer-Cumberland; Thomas J Sweitzer-Ft Lee VA; bro, John Kreitzburg; Charles "Whip" Kreitzburg-both of Cumberland; burial in St Peters Cemetery.

BENNETT 21 Nov 1981 Mrs Eliza Virginia Bennett, 87, Flintstone, died yesterday in Ravenswood Nursing Home-Hagerstown; born in Artemas, a dau of Dennis Barnes and Lavinia Cavender; husband, Henry Elmer Bennett died in 1947; dau, Mrs Elva Keller-Cumberland; Mrs Eva Weicht-Auburn NY; son, Watson E Bennett-Oldtown; sis, Mrs May Hendershot-Hancock; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

EVANS 18 Jan 1981 Westernport-Mrs Mathilda Evans, 93, 421 Walnut St, died yesterday in Potomac Valley Hospital-Keyser WV; born in Lonaconing, a dau of William H Matthews and Missouri Reiber; husband, Luther Evans preceded her in death; sons, Harry W Evans and Richard Evans-both Westernport; daus, Mrs Bernard Guy and Mrs Dale Morrison-both Mt Savage; sis, Mrs Ella Brant-SC; Mrs Edith Stein-Clariton PA; ½ sis, Mrs Helen Walker-Clairton PA; ½ bro, Henry Matthews-Monesson PA; Robert Matthews-Bel Air; William Matthews-Dawson MD; burial in Philos Cemetery.

GROWDEN 14 Sep 1981 Bedford PA-Homer C Growden Sr., 55, died 12 Sep 1981; born 14 Jun 1926, a son of Raymond Growden and Minnie Gillum; 2 sons deceased, Homer C Growden Jr and Donald J Growden; wife, Frances Marie Ruppencamp; sons, Gary Growden-Bedford; Thomas Growden-Bedford; daus, Mrs Linda Cole-Marion OH; Mrs Joann Snyder-Ft Ashby WV; bro, Lawrence Growden-Frederick MD; burial in Bedford Memorial Park.

HARDMAN 14 Jun 1981 Announcement of pending marriage eff. 11 Jul 1981 of Carolyn Hardman and R. M. Hughes to occur in Prosperity Methodist Church.

KREITZBURG 12 Aug 1981 Ellen E. Kreitzburg-78, 141 Center Street, Frostburg MD, b. (1904) d. 11 Aug 1981dau of - John W. Kroll and Maude Ort widower- F. Earl Kreitzburg daughters- Mrs. Elizabeth Westplate, Kenosha WI, Mrs. Laurel Ellis Walkersville MD brother- Herman J. Kroll-Inverness FL pallbearers- Ronald E. Westplate, Myron J. Westplate, Ed Dudley, Ronald E Hansel, Roy C Larue, Richard Watson

KREITZBURG 20 Oct 1981 F. Earl Kreitzburg- 85, of 141 Center Street, Frostburg, banker, Sunday School superintendent Eckhart Baptist Church, former personnel manager Consolidated Coal Co, b. (1896)d. 18 Oct 1981son of William H. Kreitzburg and Martha E. Lammert wife deceased- Ellen Kroll Kreitzburg daughters- Mrs. M. Elizabeth Westplate Kenosha WI, Mrs. Laurel K. Ellis Walkersville MD

KREITZBURG 30 Oct 1981 Frostburg-Services for John W Kreitzburg, 69, Spring St, who died yesterday; born in Eckhart, a son of John Kreitzburg and Sarah O Porter; a celanese employee; wife, Ruth Perdew; son, John Kreitzburg-Vienna VA; dau, Mrs Sally Logsdon and Mrs Ruth Delaney-Frostburg; sis, Mrs Hazel Miller; Mrs Vivian Bone; Mrs Virginia Miller-all of Frostburg; burial in St Michaels Cemetery.

MAY 10 Jul 1981 Lottie P May, 91, of Everett d. 05 Jul 1981; b. 27 Feb 1890 a dau of Denton Smith and Jennie Norris; m. Rev. Henry W May who d. 23 Oct 1973; children, Mrs Thelma Ritz-Buck Valley; Gladys May, m. Ben Spade-Anderson CA; C Earl May-Harrisburg; Maxine May, m. Harry Barton-Everett; Patricia May, m. Robert Weaverling-St Cloud FL; sister, Lillie B Smith-Cumberland; Brother, Conda Smith-Little Orleans; burial in Pleasant Grove. SMITH 25 Nov 1965 Mrs Louella Smith, b. 06 Dec 1890, d. 25 Nov 1965; dau of Septemis Foster and Harriett Hodges; widow of Richard J Smith who died 03 Aug 1948; children, Elizabeth Smith; Lyle Smith-St Louis; Joseph G Smith-Chambersburg; Richard T Smith; Mrs Aileen Pittman Hopewell; James Smith-Hopewell.

MOUSE 15 Nov 1981 Parents of Paul J Mouse- Jacob F Mouse and Loretta B Ortmann-Martinsburg WV.

OFTEN 12 Jul 1981 Wedding announcement; Luanne Often to Ralph Edward Bridges, son of M/M Alan E Bridges Sr of Flintstone[31 Jul 1981].

SMITH 10 Jul 1981 Sarah Catherine Smith, 82, Warfordsburg, d. 25 Jun 1981; b. 13 Mar 1899, a dau of Jobie Mann and Anna Richards; widow of Walter S Smith who d. 03 Jul 1959; sons, Jobie D Smith-Warfordsburg; Glen Franklin Smith-McConnellsburg; Edith Smith, m. Gerald Lake-McConnellsburg; May Smith, m. Lawrence Sipes-McConnellsburg; burial in Mays Chapel.

SMITH 11 Sep 1981 Allen F Smith, 55, Clearville d. 05 Sep 1981; b. 03 Mar 1926 a son of T Franklin Smith and Jennie Williams; m. E Marie Bowman on 08 Oct 1947, no children; sis, Mrs Marie Shoemaker-Evereft; bros, Roger Smith-Winston Salem; Leo Smith-Dudley; burial in Rock Hill Cem.

TRAIL 30 Dec 1981 George Herbert "Hub" Trail, 75, Flintstone, died yesterday in Ruddle WV while traveling; born 07 Aug 1906 in Belle Grove MD; a son of James T Trail and Amanda E Swain; 1st wife, Icie Heavener preceded him in death; 2nd wife, Geneva Halderman; sis, Mrs Ruth Weicht and Mrs Evelyn Heavener-both Flintstone; Mrs Mary Rowe-Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

WALTERS 21 Nov 1981 Hancock-Mrs Clara M Walters, 87, Berlin MD, died 19 Nov 1981 in Berlin MD Nursing Home; a dau of M/M Samuel Starlipper; husb, James T Walters preceded her in death; dau, Mrs Patricia Gambino-Crofton MD; sons, James E Walters-Orlando FL; John F Walters-Churchill MD; Donald E Walters-Hyattsville; burial in St Thomas Episcopal Cemetery.

WIGFIELD 18 Jun 1981 Raymond F Wigfield, 66, N 3rd st, Oakland MD, died 16 Jun 1981, in University Hospital-Baltimore; born in Cumberland, a son of Benjamin F Wigfield and Lillie Wagner (Small); 1st wife, Betty M George died in 1973; 2nd wife, Susan Anderson; dau, Mrs Carol L Miller-Valley Road; son, Alan F Wigfield-Baltimore; step-ch, Mrs Shirley Evans-Oakland MD; Stephen Ritchie-at home; sis, Mrs Betty L Smith-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Burial Park.

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1982

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ALLISON 04 Jul 1982 Engagement Tonja Justine Clayton d/o M/M Robert lee Clayton Sr-Columbia St [07 Aug 1982] and John Wesley Miller s/o M/M Richard E Miller-Ridgeley WV, both work at Chico Dairy Co.

ALLISON 30 May 1982 Wedding Rick James Allison-s/o M/M H R Eyre-St Charles IL and M/M James H Allison-Harrisburg PA to Dawn Rebecca Mower d/o M/M John H Mower-LaVale [21 Nov 1981] he works at VEPCO and she works at Small World Nursery School-Vienna VA

ATKINSON 5 Sep 1982 Death of Jim H. Atkinson, 72, formerly of Valley Road, 3249 Chestnut Av, Baltimore, MD; widow, Esther Donald; b. in Frostburg son of Harry W. Atkinson and Anna May Kriby; brother, Gorman-Severn, MD; sisters, Oleta Devore-Cumberland, MD; Nellie Parker, Jacksoonville, FL; Margaret Steriegel-Flippen, AK; Madeline Norris-Baltimore, MD; June McCullough-Valley Road.

BARNES 08 May 1982 Lloyd Daniel Barnes, 70, Flintstone, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born on Green Ridge a son of Perry Barnes and Izora Ryan; wife, Thelma E Sowers; sons, Daniel Barnes-Columbia SC; Joseph Barnes-Flintstone; dau, Mrs Helen Northcraft-Chambersburg; Mrs Martha Fletcher-Flintstone; sis, Mrs Helen Brumbaugh-Shippensburg; Mrs Amelia Dixon-Little Orleans; burial in Glendale Cemetery.

BRASHEAR 27 Feb 1982 Frostburg-Mrs Lula A Brashear, 85, died yesterday in Frostburg Community Hospital; born in Westernport, a dau of Columbus Miller and Alice Clark; husband, Orvey Brashear preceded her in death; sons, Dewey Brashear and Frederick Brashear-both Frostburg; Roy Brashear-Keyser; James Brashear-Cumberland; daus, Mrs Ethel Jenkins-Westernport; Mrs Dorothy McKenzie-Ellicott City; bro, Ernest Miller-Westernport; sis, mrs Nina Cline-Cumberland; burial in Miller Cemetery-Stoney Run.

CLAYTON Apr 28, 1982 Death of Theodore J. Clayton, 80, Winchester Road, son of George Emmanuel Clayton and Carrie Barkley of Tucker Co, WV; wife, Armelia I Grant; children,Jane O’Neal-Las Alamos, NY; Grace Mazzelli-Rockville, MD; Doris Feinsilber-Wheaton, MD; Harold-Anaheim, CA; George-Cumberland, MD. Sister, Edith M Wratchford-Eldersburg, MD; Brothers, Samuel J-New Carollton, MD, Gerald W.-Cresaptown, MD.

DODD 13 Jan 1982 Frostburg-Mrs Florence M Dodd, 83, died yesterday in Frostburg Nursing Home; born in Cumberland, a dau of John Shertzer and Catherine Pryle; husband, Walter D Dodd preceded her in death; sisters, Mrs Prema Often; Mrs Helen Brown; Mrs Lorraine Gerdemann-all of Cumberland; burial in St Michaels Cemetery.

MAREAN 03 Oct 1982 William E Marean, son of Ellen G Marean, engaged to Linda Sue Wade, d/o Robert C Wade Jr.

MILLER 13 Dec 1982 Frostburg-Mrs Hazel K Miller, 82, of 27 Charles St, died 11 Dec 1982 in Frostburg Community Hospital; born in Eckhart, a dau of John W Kreitzburg and Sara Porter; step-dau, Mrs Juanita Morgan-Arlington VA; step-sons, Michael Miller and William Miller-both Frostburg; sis, Mrs Vivian Bone and Mrs Virginia Miller-here.

 MORRISON 16 Aug 1982 Mt Savage-William Dale Morrison, 76, Main St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Henry WV, a son of William Arthur Morrison and Anna Jones; wife, Ollie F Evans; sons, Richard D Morrison-Falling Waters WV; Gary W Morrison-Ft Ashby WV; Kenneth L Morrison-Mt Savage MD; dau, Barbara J Ruby-New Philadelphia OH; Darlene Gable-Flintstone; bro, Mervil Morrison-Baker WV; sis, Pearl Roye-Pittsburgh PA; burial in Rest Lawn Cemetery-LaVale.

NUTT 29 Nov 1982 Frostburg-Mrs Pearl Nutt, 86, d. 28 Nov 1982 in Frostburg Community Hospital; born Ritchie CO WV on 28 Feb 1896, dau of James Rexroad + Olive Hardman; husband Guy Nutt died in 1941; son, Carl Nutt-Scott Deposit WV; dau, Mrs Olive May Weaver-Columbus OH; Mrs Charles (Betty) Stansberry-Frostburg, MD.

SIPES 25 Apr 1982 Engagement Pamela Jean Sipes-d/o M/M Dale Sipes-Little Orleans to Michael Thomas Martin-s/o Jack H Martin-Cumberland; She is vocalist for Northern Lights, a Hagerstown Band and he is carpenter for Wilson Construction.

SMITH 30 Apr 1982 Donald W Smith, 72, Indiana, d. 16 Apr 1982; b. 06 Jan 1911 a son of Alvey Smith and Alice Ritchey; m. Betty L Creps in 1948; children, Deanna Krausse-Jacksonville FL; Melvin Smith; Alvey Smith; Lulu Smith, m. Bruce Grubb-Everett; Mrs Evelyn Gordon-Bel Air MD; Mrs Josephine Magaha-Baltimore; Mrs Barbara Wilson-Wooster MA.

WESLOW 27 Aug 1982 Frostburg- Mayford E Weslow Sr, 81, Washington ST, died yesterday in Frostburg Community Hospital, a retired service station operator; born in Frostburg a son of Henry Weslow and Julia Kreitzburg; wife, Ortha May Berkley; sons, Mayford E Weslow Jr-Cumberland; Ronald Earl Weslow-LaVale MD; sis, Mrs Julia Henckel-Frostburg; Mrs Katie Watkins-Yorkville OH; Mrs Martha Villa-Zihlman; bro, John Weslow-Zihlman; burial in Frostburg Memorial Park.

WESLOW 09 May 1982 Marriage of Bruce Ronald Weslow-s/o Mayford Weslow-Hunt Terrace to Joan Maryland Martz-d/o Homer B Martz Sr and Nellie G Martz-Ellerslie [17 Apr 1982].

WIGFIELD 25 May 1982 Rev. Hartley L Wigfield retires; wife, Mildred Ryan; ch-Rev Hartley L Wigfield Jr-Winchester VA; Mrs Louise T McCoy, Mrs Faith Whitacre, and Mr Joseph L Wigfield-all of Cumberland.

WILLS 16 Aug 1982 Mt Savage-William Dale Morrison, 76, Main St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Henry WV, a son of William Arthur Morrison and Anna Jones; wife, Ollie F Evans; sons, Richard D Morrison-Falling Waters WV; Gary W Morrison-Ft Ashby WV; Kenneth L Morrison-Mt Savage MD; dau, Barbara J Ruby-New Philadelphia OH; Darlene Gable-Flintstone; bro, Mervil Morrison-Baker WV; sis, Pearl Roye-Pittsburg PA; burial in Rest Lawn Cemetery-LaVale.

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1983

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BARTON 26 Mar 1983 John Raymond Barton, 73, McConnellsburg; b. 08 Dec 1906; son of Mahlon A Barton and Rosa M Hardman; never married; brothers, Ross J Barton-New Enterprise; Clayton M Barton-Sunnymeade CA; niece, Betty L Weitzel-Everett.

BARTON 08 Oct 1983 Ross J Barton, 83, E Stroudsburg; b. 31 Mar 1900 in Brush Creek a son of Mahlon Barton and Rosa Hardman; m. Lillian R Miller who d. 04 May 1966; dau, Betty Weitzel-Everett; bro, Clayton Barton-Sunnymeade CA; gr-daus, Patty m. Jess Davis-Altoona; Connie m. Larry Wilson-Roaring Springs; Carol Weitzel-New Paris; Cathy m. Robert Jewell-Stroudsburg; Colleen m. Stanley Coates-Newmillport; Kim Weitzel-Everett; Kendra Weitzel-Michigan; burial in Salemsville Cem.

BOWMAN 17 May 1983 Mrs Nora Bowman, 91, formerly of Bowman’s Addition, died today in Cumberland Nursing Home; born in Flintstone, dau of Nathan Smith and Rebecca Smith; married Wimmer Bowman who died in 1949; dau, Mrs Ethel Wagner-Pittsburgh; 4 gr-ch; 1 gr gr-ch; burial in Hillcrest.

CHAMBERS 02 Aug 1983 Aubrey A. Chambers, 62, of 239 Utah Avenue, died Monday in Memorial Hospital shortly after being admitted. Born in this city, he was the son of Lorenzo Chambers and Nellie (Shatzer) Chambers. Mr. Chambers was a retired member of PPG Industries Cumberland Plant and has been employed by Swift & Co. and Public Service Food Markets as a meat cutter. He was a veteran of World War II having served aboard the USS Hancock in the South Pacific. He was a member of Corner Stone Baptist Church and was the Sunday School superintendent there. Preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma Mae (Messick) Chambers who died in 1977, he is survived by his second wife, Ruth (Mawhinney) Caldwell Chambers; a son Jerry Chambers, LaVale; three brothers, L Hayes Chambers, DuBois PA.; the Rev. Richard Chambers, Waldorf, MD; and William C. Chambers Sr. , Potomac Park, city; and a grandchild. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday at the Corner Stone Baptist Church with the Rev. Ken Korns and Rev. William Moyer officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials take the form of contributions to the Corner Stone Baptist Church. Military grave side rites will be accorded and the body will be taken to the church at noon Thursday.

CLAYTON 20 Mar 1983 Tonja Justine Clayton, d/o M/M Robert L Clayton-Columbia Av to John Wesley Miller, s/o M/M Richard E Miller-Carpenters Addition; also in wedding, Susan Clayton-flower girl, Grant Clayton-ring bearer,Karen Allison-register of gifts, Miss Charlene Foster-matron of honor.

DICKEL 16 Dec 1983 Mrs Evelyn Mae Dickel, 73, Mt Savage, died Thursday, 15 Dec 1983, in Sacred Heart Hospital after 2 month illness. Born in Mt Savage, a dau of Robert Wills and Sadie Lewis; husband, Francis N Dickel; sons, Robert J Dickel-Cresaptown; Edward P Dickel-Ridgeley WV; daus, Mrs Jo Ann Crump-Mt Savage; Mrs Nancy Trimble-Mt Savage; bro, John E Wills-Potomac Park; Harold Wills-Keyser; sis, Mrs Anna Lilly-Mt Savage; Mrs Gladys Pressman-Mt Savage; burial in Mt Savage United Methodist Church.

HENCKEL 02 Jul 1983 Mrs Julia L Henckel, 80, Frostburg died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Mt Savage, a dau of John H Weslow and Julia Kreitzburg; husband George Henckel died in 1958; bro, John W Kreitzburg-Frostburg; sis, Mrs Catherine Watkins-Uhrichsville OH; Mrs Martha Villa-Frostburg; burial in St Michaels.

HOOK 20 Jul 1983 Mrs Emma Mae Hook, 70, Bowman’s Addition, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born 27 Aug 1912 in Chaneysville a dau of Henry Wright and Bessie Imes; husband, James I Hook; son, James R Hook-Ephrata PA; dau, Mrs Helen Walker-Roanoak VA; Mrs Genevieve Clark-Cumberland; Mrs Ruth Jones-Cumberland; Mrs Rosalie Bell-W. Germany; Mrs Kathy Minick-Cumberland; ½ bro, Gene Wright-Ft Ashby; Robert Wright-Ridgeley WV; Sonny Wright-CN; sis, Ada Schritchfield-Cumberland; ½ sis, Mrs Shirley Pink-CN; Miss Arlene Wright-Cumberland; step-mo, Clara B Wright.

KREITZBURG 17 Jan 1983 Mrs June E Kreitzburg, 64, 629 Shriver Av, died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Cumberland a dau of James R Whitman and Edith Frost; She is retired from Amecelle Fibers and was a member of the St Patrick’s Catholic Church. husband, John G Kreitzburg; sis, Mrs Myrtle Dicken and Mrs Margaret Lassiter-both of Baltimore; burial services in St Patrick’s Catholic Church and burial in Sunset Cemetery.

MAREAN Jan 19, 1983 Mrs. Dorothy Jean Marean, 70, of 213 Piedmont Avenue, died Tuesday in Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Everett E Barham and Myrtle V. (Allen) Barham. She was preceded in death by her husband Everett L. Marean. Surviving are one daughter, Ellen G. Marean, city; two sisters, Mrs. Katheryn Lindsay, of Little Rock Beach, Fla., and Elinor DeGruchy of Beverly Hills Fla.; and one grandson William E. Marean. Friends will be received Thursday at the Leasure- Stein Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Allegany County League for Crippled Children. Thursday Jan 20, 1983

Marean Services

Services for Dorothy Jean Marean, 70, of 213 Piedmont Avenue, who died Tuesday in Sacred Heart Hospital, will be conducted Friday at 11:00 a.m. in the Leasure-Stein Funeral Home. The Rev. Walter V. Roe will officiate and interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park. Pallbearers will be Paul Brockey Sr., Charles Steiner, Craig Miller, Thomas Burke, John G. Steiner, and William Linn. Friends will be received at the funeral home Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

MINNICK Jan 13, 1983 Death of Hazel Kathryn Wratchford Minnick, 63........

ROACH 09 Jul 1983 Mrs Laura Neva Roach, 68, 106 W Second St, died 07 Jul 1983 in Memorial Hospital; born in Whitmer WV a dau of Grover C Mullenax and Emma J Lough; husband John S Roach; son, Jack Evans-Westminster; dau, Mrs Laverne (Sis) Stewart; Mrs Regina (Tootie) Whisner-Cumberland; bro, Harry Mullenax-Staunton VA; William Mullenax-New Bern NC; James Mullenax-Bedford Road; sis, Mrs Patricia McNamara-Lowell MA; Miss Bernice Mullenax-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Park.

SMITH 31 Mar 1983 Death of Isabelle Arleane Smith, 72, of Green Spring, PA; dau of Alice Buford and Edgin Hott; husband, Herbert Smith; children, Frank Smith Sr.-Frederick, MD, John Smith-Columbia, MD; sisters; Thelma Barger-Christie Road; Alice Evans-Valley Road; brothers, William Hott-Falls Church, VA; Lowell Hott-Falls Church, VA; Wendell Hott-Valley Road; Robert Hott-Cumberland, MD.

SMITH 27 Aug 1983 Jesse S Smith, 69, Everett d. 27 Aug 1983; b. 05 Jun 1914; a son of Simon P Smith and Juliann Mock; m. Mary Edith Gordon on 25 Dec 1934; dau, Joann Smith m. Paul Swindell-Evereft; sons, Harold "Buck" Smith-Everett; Larry J Smith-Breezewood; brother, John W Smith-Everett; sisters, Mrs Pearl Clingerman-Everett; Mrs Ellen Norris-Clyde NY.

WILSON 21 Mar 1983 Harvey W Wilson, 70, of RD 3 Bedford Road, died on Saturday (Mar 19) in Memorial Hospital where he was a patient for 6 days. He was born in the city a son of Samuel Wilson and Adeline Twigg. He was retired from the Celenese Fiber Corporation. Surviving are, his widow. Lillian M (Adams) Wilson, a daughter Miss JoAnn Wilson of Hagerstown; a step-son, Gary S Adams of Warren PA; 2 step-daughters, Mrs Kathlene Busby of Alabama and Mrs Donna Rae Shaffer of Hancock. Also surviving; 2 brothers, Kenneth Wilson of Oldtown Road and Royce Wilson of Baltimore Pike; and 3 sisters, Mrs Pauline Raines of Baltimore Pike, Mrs Elizabeth Schwenninger of Oldtown Road, and Miss Nettie Wilson of Loystown PA.; and 9 grand children. The body is at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Home with Rev Richard E Manning offering the services and burial in Ft Ashby Cemetery. Pall bearers are; Kenneth L Wilson, Samuel Wilson, James Wilson, Ronald Adams, Bill Adams, and Wendell Elliott.

WINCK 17 Aug 1983 Ruth M Winck, 78, b. 21 Sep 1904 a dau of Edward Winck and Martha Hardman, son Robert E Winck-Shelby OH; dau, Shirley Winck m. Robert Felten-Everett; buried Mt Pleasant Cem.

WRIGHT 13 Dec 1983 Clara Blanche Wright, 85, pronounced dead of fire at home on Sunday in Bowman’s Addition. Burial in Sunset Park.

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1984

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BARNES 10 Jun 1984 Mrs Vada Pearl Barnes, 65, Creek Road, died 08 Jun 1984; born in Artemas a dau of Rula Sowers and Elva Collins; husb, Russell Carlton Barnes died in 1968; son, Russell C Barnes Jr-Shelby NC; daus, Mrs Dorothy Isabel Webster-Springs WV; Mrs Juanita Dingus-Cumberland; Mrs Linda Bissette-Cumberland; sis, mrs Amanda Weimer-Flintstone; burial in Baltimore National Cemetery-Catonsville MD.

BARNES 04 Mar 1984 Miss Ethel F Barnes, 94, died 2 Mar 1984 in Lions Manor Nursing Home; born in Flintstone, a dau of Edward W Barnes and Mary Isabel Slider; burial in Union Grove Cemetery.

BARNES 28 Oct 1984 Mrs Amelia Ethel Barnes, 72, Harding Av died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland 23 Nov 1911 a dau of Marshall Brinkman and Margaret E Linaberg; husb, Elroy H Barnes; daus, Rose Marie McAndrew-Saute St Marie, Ont Canada; sons, Ronald H Barnes-Layton UT; Edgar L Barnes-Alexandria VA; David M Barnes-Cumberland; burial in Branch Mountain Cemetery-Three Churches WV.

BOARDMAN 18 Aug 1984 Hyndman-Billie S Boardman, 47, Bedford St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland 26 Jan 1937, a dau of Grace Browning Shroyer O’Connor and William T Shroyer; son, Robert Joseph Boardman Jr-Springfield VA; dau, Mrs Vicki B Ayers-Woodbridge VA; bro, Jacob R Shroyer-Cumberland; sis, Mrs Colleen S Harper-Cumberland; burial in Hyndman Cemetery.

BREIGHNER 04 Aug 1984 Mrs Alma Elmira Breighner, 74, Maple St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born 5 Nov 1909, a dau of Jesse Smith and Anna Kearchner; husband, Welton F Breighner; sons, Richard Welton Breighner and Arthur Francis Breighner-both Cumberland; dau, Mrs Alma Dutton-Herndon VA; bro, Clayton L Smith; sis, Mrs Pearl Summers-both Cumberland; burial in Hillcrest Burial Park.

GERDEMAN 18 Mar 1984 Mrs Lorraine E Gerdeman, 74, of JFK Apartments died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born 18 Mar 1909 in Vale Summitt, a dau of john Shertzer and Catherine Pryle; husband, James B Gerdeman preceded her in death; dau, Mrs Edward "Kitty" Channell-Ijamsville MD; sis, Mrs Prema Often-Cumberland; Mrs Helen Brown-Arlington VA; burial in St Patricks Cemetery.

HARDMAN 04 Jan 1984 Alvin M Growden, 68, Bedford, died yesterday in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born 17 Mar 1915 in Bedford Valley, a son of Charles Growden and Gladys Ellen hardman; wife, Viola Pearl Bosley; sons, Eugene growden-Bedford; Victor Lee Growden-Elizabethstown; dau, Edith Growden-Elizabethstown; burial in Centresville Fellowship Cemetery.

HIGGINS 25 Aug 1984 Hagerstown--Frederick W. Higgins, 57, of RD 2, died Friday in Washington County Hospital, here. Born in Blair’s Valley, he was the son of Harry Higgins Sr. and Alice M. (Cheney) Higgins. Mr Higgins was a member of Hagerstown Bible Church, Men’s Bible Class, and First Hose Company. He was employed by Eazor Express, a former Potomac Edison Bus driver, Halls Transit and a member of Teamsters Local 557, Baltimore. Surviving are his widow Mrs. Arleen E. (Miller) Higgins; four daughters, Mrs. Pamela Troncatti, Williamsport, Mrs. Penelope(Penny) Baker, Sharpsburg, Miss Yvonne Higgins, Baltimore and Miss Krista Higgins, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Julia Belt, Hagerstown and Mrs. Ollie (Doll) Lemaster, Winchester, Va.; four brothers, Willard Higgins, Lewis Higgins, Lester Higgins, all of Clearspring, Harry Higgins, State Line, Pa.; and four grandchildren. Services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. in the Gerald Minnich Funeral Home, 305 North Potomac Street, Hagerstown. The Rev. Gerald Claybaugh will officiate and interment will be in Blair’s Valley Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The family requests that memorials be directed to Crisis Pregnancy Center, 215 Summit Avenue, Hagerstown or the Hospice Unit of Washington County Hospital.

HYMES 05 Mar 1984 Mrs Ora Olive Hymes, 87, Flintstone, died 31 Mar 1984; born in Artemas, 12 Aug 1896 a dau of Silas Bennett and Melinda Ritchie; husband, George William Hymes died in 1978; daus, Mrs Virginia E Dolly-Creek Road; Miss Elsie E Hymes-at home; sons, Grant L Hymes-Flintstone; George S Hymes-Cumberland; burial in Fairview Cemetery.

KNIGHT 08 Jun 1984 Mrs Elma Elizabeth Knight, 97, Baltimore Pike, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Flintstone, a dau of Charles Wesley Smith and Elizabeth Dicken; husband, Jesse F Knight died on 21 May 1980; sons, Ralph Wade Knight, Norman F Knight-Bedford Road; burial in Restlawn.

MILLER 08 Aug 1984 Mrs. Mildred F. Miller, 72, of RD 9, Baltimore Pike, was dead on arrival at Memorial Hospital on Thursday. Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late William Howard Bohrer and Daisy (Miller) Bohrer. She was retired from Allegany County Board of Education and was a member of Beth Shan Assembly of God Church. Her first husband, Charles Moses preceded her in death in 1952. She is survived by her second husband, Walter T. Miller; one son, David Moses, Hagerstown; two daughters, Mrs. Martha Martin, Frostburg, and Mrs. Anna Mae Lepley, Woodbridge, VA.; four step-sons, Charles Moses. Lonaconing, Herbert Miller, Davies, Fl., LaMar Miller, Bunnell, Fl., and Merrill Miller, Cumberland; five step-daughters, Mrs. Wilda Gilardi, Hagerstown, Mrs. Arlene Higgins, also of there, Mrs. Bertie Zembower, Bedford Valley, Pa., Mrs. Audrey Wills, Cumberland and Mrs. Patty Often, Baltimore; one brother, Boyd T. Bohrer, Cumberland; one sister, Mrs. Sarah Burnhem, Bradenton, Fl.; five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren; 27 step-grandchildren and 16 step great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.. Services will be conducted at the Beth Shan Assembly of God Church, Bedford Road, Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Harold Smith and Rev. Wilbur Elliott officiating. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to services.

MOUNTAIN Apr 14, 1984 Death of Ada Pearl Mountain, 70, d. 12 Apr 1984, Glenn St, Cumberland, MD, dau of Elmer H. Mountain and Barbara Alice Bowman. Brother, E. Wise Mountain-Bowie, MD. Sisters, Mrs Anna Davis-Cumberland, MD; Mrs Dorothy Wright-Severna Park, MD; Mrs Mary Galley-Kemptown; Mrs Charlotte Northcraft-Hancock, MD.

MOUSE 14 Aug 1984 Paul J Mouse Sr, 81, Valley St died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Cumberland 03 Jun 1903 a son of Jacob F Mouse and Frances E Kreitzburg; sons, Paul J Mouse Jr and Francis C Mouse-both Cumberland; bro, Francis C Mouse-Cumberland, burial in St Peters & Paul Cemetery.

NELSON 18 Aug 1984 Frostburg-J Robert Nelson "Bob" 81, of Barberton OH died 12 Aug 1984; a son of Charles Nelson and Elizabeth Kreitzburg; wife, Florence Nelson, survived by a dau and 3 gr-children-Norton OH; locally, 2 nieces, Georganna Ralston and Lois Ferree-Eckhart.

POTTS 26 Dec 1984 Everett PA-John M Potts, 68, Bedford died yesterday in Bedford Memorial Hospital; born 01 Apr 1916 in Purcell a son of Lewis R Potts and Mary Smith; wife, Grace M Potts died 04 Jan 1978; son, John M Potts-Bedford; daus, Mrs Nancy Brallier-Everett; Mrs Linda Mills-Everett; Mrs Judy Connor-Everett; bro, Harry L Potts-Everett; sis, Mrs Edna Cling-Burnt Cabins PA; burial; in Fairview Cemetery.

PRICE 19 Mar 1984 Artemas-Mrs Ada Barnes Price, 85, died yesterday in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born on 08 Nov 1896 in Buck Valley Fulton County a dau of Moses True and Frances Oakman; predeceased by 2 husbands, Lester Barnes on 30 Aug 1956 and Frank Price on 19 Jan 1983; son, Denver A Barnes-Warfordsburg; step-sons, Webster Price, Ervin Price, James Price, Joseph Price-all Little Orleans; Benjamin Price-Omaha NE; Roy Price-NY; step-dau, Mrs Fannie J Skidmore-Big Cove Tannery; bro, Charles True-Big Pool; sis, Mrs Eva Swain-Cumberland; burial in Fairview Cemetery

RAINES 15 Mar 1984 Robert Charles Raines, 52, of RD 2, Keyser WV, died Wednesday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Cumberland on May 11, 1931, he was the son of Mrs Nellie (Carder) Raines of Ridgeley WV and the late Clair Raines. Mr Raines was employed by the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company. He was a member of St Mary’s Catholic Church and the Bluegrass Association. Surviving besides his mother and his widow, Mrs Betty (Lloyd) Raines; two sons, Richard Charles Raines of Los Angeles CA; Steven Lee Raines of Fort Ashby WV; and two daughters, Mrs Barbara Ann Shanholtz of Ridgeley WV; Miss Melissa K Raines of Charlottesville VA; and three sisters; Mrs Mary Ellen Slothower of York PA; Mrs Lois Alt of Short Gap WV; and Mrs Donna Foley of Fayetteville ND; and two grand children.

RAINES 25 Feb 1984 George M Raines, 57, died 25 Feb 1984....

SHANHOLTZ 02 Nov 1984 Walter C Shanholtz, 78, 601 Piedmont Ave, died yesterday at home; born 30 Aug 1906 a son of Asa Shanholtz and Katherine Shertzer; he worked at Memorial Hospital for 53 years; widow, Edith Lancaster; sis, Mrs Edith Doube-Seton Dr; nieces and nephews; services at St Lukes Church and burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

SMITH 09 May 1984 Barton MD-Mrs Martha (Lininger) Smith, 78, died yesterday in Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home-Oakland MD; born in Barton, a dau of Floyd Linninger and Mathilda Creutzburg; she is the last of the family; arrangements by Boal Funeral Home-Westernport.

SMITH 13 Mar 1984 Everett PA-Talbert J Smith, 90, of Artemas, died yesterday in Donohue Manor Home Bedford; b.1 8 Jul 1883 in Piney Grove MD, a son of Jonas Smith and Elizabeth Fletcher; wife, Grace Bennett; son, Paul E Smith-Artemas; 8 gr-ch; burial in Fairview Cem.

SMITH 18 May 1984 Claude C Smith, 96, Crystal Springs; d. 18 May 1984; b. 03 Aug 1887 a son of John D Smith and Sarah Diehl; wife Amy C Fletcher d. 04 Sep 1967; daus, Mrs Hulda M Palmer and Mrs Sara G Ward-Crystal Springs; burial in McKendree U M Cem.

SMITH 27 Oct 1984 Bedford PA-Mrs Ruth E. Smith, 85, died yesterday in Bedford County Memorial Hospital; born in Colerain Township, a dau of Charles hunt and Zella Perdew; husband Percy Smith died in 174; sons, Charles Smith-New Paris; Donald Smith-Orlando FL; John Smith-Bedford; dau, Mrs Margaret Wilson Cumberland; Mrs Sarah Price-Cumberland; burial in Woods Cemetery-Rainsburg.

SMITH 22 Mar 1984 Elmer Smith, 84, Clearville d. 22 Mar 1984, b. 08 Aug 1907 a son of Anthony Smith and Elmira Mills; sis and bro, Reba Justice-Akron; Osa Lee-Clearville; Floyd Smith-Baltimore; dec. bro. Luther Guy Smith; dec. sis. Lura Frostbufter; burial in Pleasant Union.

WALLIZER 28 Oct 1984 [photo], Donna Mae Buser, d/o Donald Buser, Town Creek and Nora Buser-Flintstone; married [23 Jun 1984] to Donald Patrick Wallizer, s/o Donald Wallizer Sr-Flintstone and Mrs Pearlanne Smith-Hagerstown. Attending Elaine and Doug Sipes and Doris Wallizer-step-mother of groom.

WILSON 05 Nov 1984 Vanna (Raines) Wilson, 74, of RD 3, Clearville, PA (Beans Cove), formerly of Baltimore Pike, died Sunday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Whitmer WV, she was the daughter of the late Edward Raines and Cena (Thompson) Raines. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Wilson in 1974. She was a member of Pleasant grove United Methodist Church and Pleasant Valley homemakers Club. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs Doris Donahoe, Beans Cove, PA, with whom she resided; a brother, John Raines, RD 2, Baltimore Pike; and three grand children. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence on Monday from 7 to 9 pm and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Services will be conducted in the funeral home by the Rev Elenore Diggs and the Rev Frederick N Iser. Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

ZEMBOWER 25 Jan 1984 Mrs Margaret Etta Zembower, 88, died yesterday in Frostburg at dau, Rich Eckard; born in Centreville, a dau of Alvin D Deremer and Minnie O’Neal; sons, Charles, George, William, Royce, Verle; daus, Marian, Nelette; bro John-Belgrade MT.

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1985

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ALT 10 Nov 1985 Petersburg-Glenn E. Alt, 95, b. 17 Jul 1891 in Smoke Hole WV; son of Isaac Alt and Christina Kimble; d. 08 Nov 1985 in Beverly OH; a farmer and woodsman; wife, Artie Nelson Alt, d. 18 Feb 1959; surviving children, J Gilbert Alt-Cumberland; Harold L Alt-Blytheville AR; Gene R Alt-Petersburg; Mrs Ethel R Hopkins-Parkersburg; Mrs Florence C Dearth-Parkersburg; Mrs Joy M Kimble-Parkersburg; Mrs Elva L Sites-Franklin; Mrs Coretta C Stragisher-Cleveland; ½ sis, Mrs Nell Self-New creek; ½ bro, Virgil Kimble-Smoke Hole.

BROWNING 05 Apr 1985 Mrs Alma Mary Browning, 82, Paca St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Chaneysville a dau of Clayton Lee and Ellie Walters; husb, Bert Browning died in 1965; son, Clayton Browning-Middle River; dau, Mrs Annie Shanholtz-Wiley Ford WV; sis, Mrs Carrie Keel and Mrs Ada Bailey-Cumberland; burial in Glendale Cemetery.

BYRNES 17 Feb 1985 Leo S "Pat" Byrnes, 81, Eckhart Mines, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Eckhart, son of John J Byrnes and Elizabeth Sullivan; owner-operator of JJ Byrnes Grocery, est 1883 by JJ Byrnes; sis, Margaret V Shertzer-Frostburg; burial in St Michaels Cemetery-Frostburg.

EYRE 02 Aug 1985 Harry Ronald Eyre, 47, Flower Mound TX, died 31 Jul 1985; son of Harry William Eyre-Winterhaven and Leona (Hartman) Eyre Harbell-Bishop Walsh Drive; step-father Larry Harbell; son, Steven Eyre-Myrtle Beach, step-son, Ricky Allison-Rockville VA; [photo on 03 Aug 1985], burial in Sunset Memorial Park. Mother, Leona May "Kitty" Hartman Eyre Harbell b. 16 Jun 1916 d. 17 Dec 1990, d/o Charles Hartman and Mathilda Twigg-Cumberland.

KREITZBURG 23 Nov 1985 Meyersdale-Mrs Sarah M Kreitzburg, 89, died yesterday at Meyersdale Community Hospital; born 09 Nov 1896 in Beechdale, a dau of John D Frost and Elizabeth Brant; she was preceded in death by husband James Kreitzburg; dau, Mrs Fannie Briskey-Myersdale; Mrs Nellie Naugle-Corral; burial in Hay Cemetery.

MULLENAX Feb 27, 1985 Raymond W Mullenax, 20, of Red Hill formerly of Rizer Ave, struck by a car at Rts 36 and 15 in Frederick Co; son of Eugene Patrick Mullenax and Christine M Huff Merkle of Cumberland; brother, Marty Mullenax-U S ARMY Ft Hood TX; sisters, Mrs Kande Lynn Frame-Cumberland; Miss Melissa Lee Mullenax-Cumberland.

OFTEN 08 Apr 1985 Mrs. Eugene Often Mount Savage- Mrs. Hazel Emma Often, 68, of Main Street here, died Saturday in the Sacred Heart Hospital Hospice Unit. Born in Wellersburg, Pa. she was a daughter of the late Thomas Mull and Eva (Minkmyer) Mull, of Wellersburg, who survives. She was a former employee of the Mount Savage School cafeteria. Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband, Eugene L. Often; two daughters, Mrs. Norma Jean McKenzie, here; and Mrs. Dorothy Kennell, Oldtown; two sons, Walter Fay Often, McCoole; and Richard E. Often, here; one sister, Nellie Drees, Finzel; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends will be received in the Durst Funeral Home Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Tuesday April 9, 1985 Often Services

Mount Savage- Services for Mrs. Hazel Emma Often, 68, of Main Street, who died Saturday, will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, by the Rev. John R. Scamehorn and the Rev. James Smith. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park, near Cumberland. Pallbearers will be Gary Smith, Tim Wilhelm, Eugene Drees, Gary Drees, David McKenzie and Robert McKenzie. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

WESLOW 09 Jun 1985 Patricia Ann Weslow, d/o Ronald E Weslow-LaVale married [10 Aug 1985] to Kenneth Mark Bittner, s/o Kenneth E Bittner-Eckhart,

WESLOW 16 Jun 1985 Anniversary 25th [02 Apr 1260] for Ronald E Weslow s/o Mayford Weslow and Orpha Pretzel and children Michael Weslow-Germantown, Patricia Ann Weslow, Darren Weslow, Karen Sue Weslow.

WILLS 18 Apr 1985 Raymond H Wills and Wilda E Miller, Montgomery Ave celebrate 50th Anniversary; sons, Raymond K Wills-Arnold; Raymond R Wills-Rockville.

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1986

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EATON 02 Sep 1986 Earl Franklin Eaton, 71, born 06 Dec 1914, a son of Reuben Washington Eaton and Cora Elizabeth Hickle, wife, Stella Yaceneck.

FRANKENBERRY 26 Oct 1986 Marriage of David John Frankenberry, s/o Mr & Mrs Howard B Frankenberry, Hay St, Cresaptown to Lorinda Kay Luther, d/o Rev & Mrs Robert J Luther, Alliance OH.

KREITZBURG 01 May 1986 Mrs Thelma P Kreitzburg, 72, died 13 Mar 1986 in Baltimore; born in Everett PA a dau of Mr & Mrs Calvin Bloom of Cumberland; husband Harry Kreitzburg Sr; son, Harry Kreitzburg Jr; bro, Charles Bloom-Cumberland; Paul Bloom-New Castle; sis, Mrs Edna Clair-Cumberland; Mrs Gladys Harden-Hyndman; Mrs Maude Mitchell-Baltimore; Mrs Donna Dean-Cumberland.

KREITZBURG 18 Jul 1986 Ruth E. Kreitzburg- 76, 139 Spring St, Frostburg MD, b. (1910)d. 17 Jul 1986 dau of Amos Perdew and Anna Sloan, husband deceased- John Kreitzburg daughters- Mrs Sally Logsden Frostburg MD, Mrs Ruth Dellaney Frostburg MD son-John Kreitzburg Vienna VA pall bearers- Dennis Kreitzburg, Pat Logsden, Joseph Keefe, Thomas Keefe Buried- St Michaels Cemetery, Frostburg MD

NESBITT 07 Jan 1986 Marriage of Kelly Sue Nesbitt, d/o Mr & Mrs Herbert Nesbitt-Oldtown to Scott Collison, s/o Mr & Mrs Francis Collison-Lothian; attending sis, Michalle Nesbitt.

OFTEN 26 Feb 1986 Mrs. Prema Mary Often 93, formerly of the Kennedy Apartments, died Tuesday at the Allegany County Nursing Home. She was born in Cumberland Dec 8, 1892, daughter of the late John Schertzer and Catherine (Pryle) Schertzer. Mrs. Often was a retired employee of the Celenese Fibers Company. She was a member of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Sodality, and the Frostburg Eagles Auxiliary. Two husbands, Thomas Partlow and William Often preceded her in death. Surviving her are one son, William V. Partlow Sr., here; one sister, Mrs. Helen Brown, Arlington Va.; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the George-Upchurch Funeral Home Wednesday 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home Thursday at 7 p.m.

Often Services

Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Prema Mary Often, 93, formerly of the Kennedy Apartments, who died Tuesday, will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church. Interment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Frostburg. Friends will be received at the George-Upchurch Funeral Home Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The rosary will be recited there Thursday at 7 p.m. The Frostburg Eagles Auxillary will hold a memorial service at the funeral home Thursday at 8 p.m.

WEISENMILLER 07 Jan 1986 Mrs Mary Irene Weisenmiller, 84, died yesterday at home; born in Eckhart a dau of Patrick Porter and Margaret Kreitzburg; husband Christopher Weisenmiller preceded her in death; burial in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

WESLOW 02 Mar 1986 Marriage of Patricia Ann Weslow, d/o Mr & Mrs Ronald E Weslow-LaVale to Kenneth Mark Bittner, s/o Mr & Mrs Kenneth E Bittner-Frostburg; attending also sis, Karen Sue Weslow; bro, Mike and Darren Weslow.

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GEHAUF 14 Feb 1987 Mrs Edith M Gehauf (Daube), 76, of Seton Dr died yesterday in Sacred Heart Hospital; born in Cumberland on 12 Sep 1910, a dau of Asa Shanholtzer and Catherine Shertzer; preceded in death by husbands Arthur Henry "Henny" Gehauf Sr and John A Daube. She and Henny founded Braddock Motor Inn and Gehauf’s Restaurant in LaVale. sons, Arthur H Gehauf Jr-Frederick MD and David C Gehauf-Lavale; burial in Greenmount Cemetery;[ photo in 15 Feb 1987 edition].

HARDMAN 15 Sep 1987 Carolyn Marie Hardman, 34, Route 8, Jeffries Road, died Monday at Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient three months. Born in Cumberland on June 2, 1953, she was the daughter of Edward Carroll Hardman and Alice B. (Buckley) Hardman. Ms. Hardman was a former employee of the service department at Sears Roebuck. She was a 1071 graduate of Fort Hill High School and attended the Prosperity United Methodist Church. Surviving in addition to her parents are one brother Edward Hardman, Cumberland, one sister Mrs. Jane Grove, Cumberland; two nephews and three nieces. Friends will be received at the Silcox- Merritt Funeral Residence Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Thursday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Frederick N. Iser, pastor of Prosperity United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

HARDMAN 18 Mar 1984 Lee A Hardman, 81, of JFK Apartments died yesterday at Memorial Hospital; born 25 Jul 1902 in Elkins WV; a son of Shannon Hardman and Flora Bowden; sis, Mildred Minnicks-Ft Myers FL.

MATT 06 Dec 1987 Lawrence I Matt, 84, of 804 Maplewood Lane, died Saturday (05 Dec) in the Sacred heart Hospital of heart disease following a brief illness. Born in Cumberland on 03 Mar 1903, he was a son of the late George Matt and Barbara Miller. He was a retired engineer of the Celanese Fiber Plant and of Yoder’s Plumbing and Heating Co. Surviving are his widow Beatrice McGreevey and one daughter, Mrs Judy Barnes of Springfield VA and one sister, Mrs Regina Winterling of Cumberland, 2 grand-children and several nieces and nephews. Services at St Patrick’s Catholic Church and burial in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery.

MILLER 21 May 1987 Walter T. (Buck) Miller, 78, of RD 10 Baltimore Pike, died Wednesday in Sacred Heart Hospital. He was a patient there two days. Born in Artemas, PA., he was a son of the late John Philip and Estella (Mountain) Miller. He was preceded in death by two wives, Margaret Elizabeth (Hardman) Miller in 1955 and Mildred F. (Bohrer) Miller in 1984.Mr. Miller was the retired operator of Miller Brothers Garage. He was a member of Beth Shan Assembly of God Church, president of the Men’s Ministry of the church and trustee of the church, and president of Pleasant Grove Cemetery Inc. Surviving are three sons; Herbert L. Miller, Davie, FL, LaMar J. Miller, Bunnell, FL, Merrill W. Miller, Freeport, The Bahamas; five daughters, Mrs. Wilda Gilardi and Mrs. Frederick Higgins both of Hagerstown, Mrs. Bertie Zembower, RD 3, Bedford PA., Mrs. Audrey Wills, Beans Cove, PA., and Mrs. Patty Often, Baltimore; one step-son, David Moses, Sharpsburg; two step-daughters, Mrs. Martha Martin, Shaft, and Mrs. Anna Mae Lepley, Woodbridge, Va; one sister; Mrs. Mabel Reynolds, LaVale; one-step sister, Mrs. Pearl Fisher, Cumberland; two half-brothers, Robert E. Miller, Cumberland, and J. Frederick Miller, Lewistown, Pa.; 26 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Saturday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Gilbert Moats, pastor of the Beth Shan Assembly of God Church. Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers, all grandchildren, will be Ken Miller, Jeff Miller, Mike Miller, Tim Miller, LaMar Miller Jr., Skip Zembower, Rick Wills, and John Nine III. The family requests memorials take the form of contribution to Beth Shan Assembly of God Church, RD 3, Bedford Road.

OFTEN 24 May 1987 Mount Savage- George Robert 'Bob" Often , 65, of Calla Hill, died Saturday at his residence. Born in Eckhart, Sept 20, 1921, he was the son of Mrs. Verda (Blank) Often, Mount Savage, and the late George Often. A retired employee of the Mount Savage Refractory, Mr. Often was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II. Besides his mother, he is survived by his widow, Ida I.(Beal) Often; one son, Robert Joseph Often, Mount Savage; two brothers, Eugene Often, Mount Savage; Gerard Often, Barberton Ohio, and one grandson. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Wednesday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Gary Butler, assisted by Rev. James Smith. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.

Monday May 25, 1987 Often Services

Mount Savage- Services for George Robert 'Bob' Often, 65, of Calla Hill, who died Saturday, will be conducted Wednesday, at 1 p.m. in the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence, Cumberland. The Rev. Gary Butler will officiate, assisted by the Rev. James Smith. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends will be received in the funeral home Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

OSTER 10 Jun 1987 Milton R. "Porky" Oster, 65, of RD 2 DeHaven Road, died Tuesday in Sacred Heart Hospital, where he had been a patient three days. He had been in ill health for six months. Born in Bedford Valley, he was the son of Jennings B. Oster, Mans Choice, Pa., and the late Grace Julia (Deremer) Oster, and was a retired self-employed excavating contractor. He was a member of Cumberland Lodge 271, LOOM; Fort Cumberland Post 13, American Legion; and Henry Hart Post 1411, VFW; and was an Army veteran of World War II. Also surviving are his widow, Helen (Messick) Oster; three sons, Steve Oster, LaVale; Wayne Oster, at home; and Scott Oster, Ridgeley, WV; and two grand-children. Friends will be received in the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. And Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Friday at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park.

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1988

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HARDMAN 17 Jul 1988 Marriage Kellie Lynn Hardman, d/o Mr & Mrs Earl Hardman-Ellerslie and Wayne Allen Soult, s/o Mr & Mrs Gary Soult; grandchild of Milicent Hardman-Cumberland and Mr & Mrs Neil Falkner-Ellerslie.

JENKINS 29 Jan 1988 Edward H Jenkins, 80, Flintstone, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in New Brunswick, Canada on 08 Jul 1907, a son of Perry Jenkins and Annie Hathaway; wife, Edith Gertrude Smith; dau, Lois Mitchell-Lincoln IL; Jeanne Eaton-Flintstone; 4 brothers, 3 sisters; burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

KREITZBURG 05 May 1988 Harry Kreitzburg Sr .- of Baltimore MD, b.d. 03 May 1988, son -Harry Kreitzburg Jr., Gr-children- Chris and Beth Kreitzburg

MOUSE 31 Aug 1988 Francis C Mouse, 60, Bond St, died 30 Aug 1988 at his residence; born 30 Jun 1928 a son of Paul J Mouse and Frances Kreitzburg; a street superintendent; wife, Margie powers; son, Francis E Mouse-Cumberland; Timothy D Mouse-Patrick AFB; twin Bro, Paul J Mouse Jr-Cumberland; burial in Sunset Park.

MOUSE 04 Dec 1988 Birth announcement Lauren Elizabeth, b. 26 Nov 1988 of Linda Davidson Mouse, d/o Wanda Davidson husband, Francis Mouse

SMITH 09 Jun 1988 Conda N Smith, b. 02 Jun 1893; d. 06 Jun 1988; buried in Piney Plains Cemetery; son of Denton Smith and Virginia Norris; widow, Edith Creek; daughter, Ruth Whitfield Monroeville; son, Paul N Smith-Little Orleans.

SMITH 14 Apr 1988 Mrs Gladis W. Smith, 70, LaVale, died 12 Apr 1988; born 25 Jan 1918 in Inglesmith; a dau of Amos Wigfield and Margaret Elizabeth Smith; husband, Robert E. Smith preceded her in death; daus, Mrs Irene Wilson-Cumberland; Mrs Norma Wagner-Glen Rock PA; Mrs Melva Land-Springfield VA; Mrs Glenna Klosterman-Frederick; Mrs Twila Bennett-LaVale; sis, Mrs Sylvia Pressel-Bedford; Mrs Hazel Charles-Moneses PA; bro, Edgar Wigfield; 1/2 bro, Allen Wigfield-Warfordsburg; Blair Wigfield Cumberland

SMITH 03 Dec 1988 Edith Permilla Smith; b. 26 Jun 1916; d. 07 Dec 1988; dau of Jacob Clarence Calhoun and Minnie E. Buzzard; husband; George A Smith; sons, William W Smith-Fishertown; Gary L Smith-Bedford; daughter, Mrs Susan K Mosholder-Keymar MD.

SMITH 25 Feb 1988 Ruth Shaw Smith, 84, Bedford St, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital; born in Cumberland, a dau of William A Shaw and Margaret Zink; husband, Charles Walter Shaw preceded her in death; former owner of Lindy's Restaurant; dau, Linda Lee Growden; 2 gr-ch.

WEISENBORNE 18 Mar 1988 Bloomfield Hills MI-Milton J Weisenborne, 73, died 14 Mar 1988; born in Eckhart on 08 Sep 1914 a son of Henry Weisenborne and Louise Nelson, son James Weisenborne-Rochester Hills MI.

WESLOW 08 May 1988 Marriage Michael Ray Weslow, s/o Ronald Weslow-Charles St, LaVale to Lora Ann O’Neal, d/o Virgil G O’Neal-Ridgeley.

WESLOW 10 Jul 1988 Marriage Darren W Weslow, s/o Ronald Weslow-LaVale to Deanna Lynn Shepherd, d/o Mr & Mrs Louis Shepherd-Cresaptown.

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1989

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BRISKEY 20 Jun 1989 Meyersdale PA- Mrs Fannie E Briskey, 72, died 18 Jun 1989 in Memorial Community Hospital; born 30 Aug 1916 in Goodtown, a dau of Daniel Kreitzburg and Sarah Foust; preceded in death by husband Homer Briskey Sr; sons, Homer Briskey Jr-Meyersdale; Ronald Briskey; daus, Mrs Shirley Bockes-Meyersdale; Beverly Kobina-Somerset; Doris Shroyer-Meyersdale; Marjorie Briskey-Meyersdale; sis, Mrs Nellie Naugle-Coral; burial in Hayes Church Cemetery.

CICCANTI 20 Aug 1989 Alma Mae Ciccanti, 62, 538 B St, died Friday, 18 Aug 1989 in Sacred Heart Hospital; born 05 Apr 1027, dau of Reese I Hardman and Lucille M Wineland; husband, Reynold Arnold "Chick" Ciccanti; son, Rick Ciccanti; daus, Toni L Ciccanti-Seattle WA; Mrs Kimberly Ciccanti Leavitt-Columbus OH; burial in Hyndman Cemetery.

MILLER 29 Nov 1989 VALLEY ROAD WOMAN KILLED IN CRASH

Springfield, W. Va.- A 25-year-old Cumberland woman was killed in a single-vehicle mishap Tuesday about two miles east of Springfield, according to West Virginia State Police at Romney. Barbara Jean Miller , of Valley Road, was pronounced dead at Cumberland Memorial Hospital following transport by state police Medevac Helicopter. Police said Miller was the driver of the compact car which was traveling eastbound on the Springfield Grade Road near the intersection with the Silas Milleson Road when the mishap occurred at about 10:10 a.m. The driver apparently lost control of the vehicle in a curve causing it to leave the roadway and strike a bridge, police said. The car then came to rest on its top in about two feet of water. A passenger in the car, Cindy S. Neis, 30, also of Valley Road, was taken to Cumberland Memorial Hospital by Springfield Rescue Squad where she was listed in fair condition Tuesday evening, according to an emergency department spokeswoman. Springfield firefighters and Fort Ashby ambulance responded to the scene. Trooper D. H. Campbell investigated for state police.

Barbara Jean Miller

Cumberland- Barbara Jean Miller, 25, of Valley Road, died Monday, Nov 27, 1989, at Memorial Hospital. Born June 30, 1964, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of James Lewis and Patricia Ann (Often) Miller. Miss Miller was a graduate of Fort Hill High School and was involved in the food service program at the Allegany County Vocational-Technical Center. She had also attended Allegany Community College for one year and was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, where she assisted in the nursery program. She had been employed at Packie's Bakery and served as a salad girl at the Ali Ghan Shrine Club. Surviving in addition to her parents are one daughter, Martina Dawn Miller, at home; one brother, Charles 'Eddie' Miller, Cumberland; and two sisters, Jamie L. Miller, Frostburg, and Patricia M,. Wright, Ridgeley, W. Va.. Friends will be received at the George-Upchurch Funeral Home, Wednesday from 7 to 9 and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday Nov. 30, 1989 Miller Services

Cumberland- Services for Barbara Jean Miller, 25, of Valley Road, who died Tuesday Nov 28, 1989, of injuries suffered in a highway accident near Springfield, W. Va., will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. in the George-Upchurch Funeral Home by the Rev. Richard A. Speaks. Interment will be in St. Luke's Lutheran Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Frank Hott, David Miller, Barney Nave, Frank Parsons, George Smith and Robert Yeager. Friends will be received at the funeral home Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

MILLER 07 May 1989 Alan Chester Miller, 64, of 4th St, died 4 May 1989 in Memorial Hospital after a motorcycle accident; born 23 Jun 1944 in Cumberland; son of Ruth M Ruhl Miller Often and Marcus R Miller; graduate of Allegany HS and a Fire Department employee; day, Allyson Brown-Roda Spain; Tiffany Miller-Cumberland; bro, James R Miller-New Creek WV; Robert D Miller-Miami FL; burial in Potomac Gardens-Keyser.

MORT 31 Jan 1989 Mrs Julia Hazel Mort, 63, Mechanic St, died 30 Jan 1989 in Memorial Hospital; born 17 Oct 1925, a dau of Robert A Forbeck and Margaret F Robey; two husbands preceded her in death, William F Goetz and Dewey E Mort; dau, Rose Mary Smith-Flintstone; Mrs Nina Catherine Huff-Richlands NC; a son, Philip Weaver-LaVale; burial in Mt Herman Cem.

OFTEN 23 Aug 1989 MOUNT SAVAGE- Mrs. Verda L. Often , 90, of Main Street, died Tuesday Aug 22, 1989, at Sacred Heart Hospital. She was born in Mount Savage Dec 28, 1898, daughter of the late Levi and Fannie (Wilhelm) Blank. Mrs. Often was formerly employed in the cafeteria at the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory. She was a member of the Mount Savage United Methodist Church and the Ladies Aid Society of the church. Survivors include one son Gerard Often, Barberton Ohio; one brother, Francis Blank, Mount Savage; seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Thursday at 1:30p.m. at the Mount Savage United Methodist Church by the Rev. Thomas E. Young Jr. and the Rev. James R. Smith. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park, near Cumberland. Often Services Mount Savage- Services for Mrs. Verda L. Often, 90, Main Street, who died Tuesday, Aug 22, 1989, at Sacred Heart Hospital, will be conducted Thursday at 1:30 p.m.at the Mount Savage United Methodist Church by the Rev. Thomas E. Young Jr. and the Rev. James R. Smith. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Arthur Neder, Carl Neder, Kenneth Blank, Dave Blank, Edward Malloy, and Leo Malloy. The body will be taken the church one hour prior to services.

OFTEN 11 Jul 1989 Mount Savage- Eugene L. Often , 74, Main Street, died Monday, July 10, 1989, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. Born Oct 23, 1914, in Mount Savage, he was the son of Verda (Blank) Often, Mount Savage, and the late George Often. He was preceded in death by his wife Hazel (Mull) Often, in 1985. Mr. Often was a retired employee of the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company and a member of Local 26, United Rubber Workers of America, and the Mount Savage Volunteer Fire Department. Surviving in addition to his mother are two daughters, Mrs. Norma Jean McKenzie, Mount Savage; and Mrs. Dottie Jo Kennell, Oldtown; two sons, Walter Fay Often, McCoole; and Richard E. Often, Mount Savage; one brother Gerard Often, Barberton, Ohio; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Wednesday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. James Richard Smith. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park, near Cumberland. Wednesday Jul 12, 1989

Often Services Mount Savage- Services for Eugene J. Often, 74, Main Street, who died Monday, July 10, 1989, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, will be conducted Wednesday, at 11 a.m. by the Rev. James Richard Smith. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Carl Neder, Arthur Neder, Alonzo O'Neal, Donald Nigh, Alfred Simpson and Edward Malloy.

SHIPLEY 19 Apr 1989 Buffalo Mills PA-Elwood R Shipley, 66, died 18 Apr 1989; son of Joseph O Shipley and Clara V Shaffer; wife, Irene Stuby; dau, Carolyn S Shipley-Everett; bro, Richard P Shipley Sr-Buffalo Mills; sis, Mrs Ada Fletcher-Flintstone; Mrs Freda Harvey-Cumberland; burial in Medley Cem.

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