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 19 February 2009

Steven H. Judy 

Steven H. Judy, 54, of Woodville, OH, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at his residence. 

On Nov. 20, 1954, he was born in Buckhannon to Donna J. (Hedrick) Judy and the late Weldon H. Judy. 

Mr. Judy was employed for 35 years with Rudolph / Libbe Construction Company, Walbridge, OH, as a heavy equipment operator.  He was a member of the Ohio Operating Engineers, where he helped build the Green Belt Parkway, the Glass Pavilion and the New Bridge in Toledo, OH.  In his spare time , he enjoyed watching the Oakland Raiders and was an avid NASCAR fan. 

In Woodville, OH, he married Barbara Beam on May 30, 1987, who survives. 

Also surviving are a son, Austin Judy of Woodville, OH; a mother, Donna Roberts of Woodville, OH; a sister, Barb (Don) Culbertson of Toledo, OH; a brother, Rick Roberts of Genoa, OH; and several cousins in Pendleton County. 

He was also preceded in death by his sister, Cathy Roberts; and grandparents, Austin Lee and Beulah Warner Judy. 

 Funeral services were conducted Saturday at Marsh Funeral Home, Woodville, OH.  Interment was in Westwood Cemetery, Woodville, OH. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or Austin Judy College Fund.  

On-line condolences may be sent to the family at 

Beverly Hines, 51

Beverly Ann "Sudiemae" Hines, 51, of Rig passed away Friday evening, Feb. 13, 2009, at her residence. 

Born March 11, 1957, in Hardy County, she was a daughter of the late Loring "Harvey" Crites and Bonnie L. (Shreve) Crites. 

She was a member of the Rig Assembly of God Church and was employed at the Hermitage Motor Inn. 

Her husband of 14 years, Mark Hines, survives. 

Also surviving are a son, Larry "Bucky" Evans and wife, Melanie Evans of Seneca Rocks; a daughter, Amy Arbaugh of Rig; six brothers, Mackie Crites, Scottie Crites and Stev Crites, all of Moorefield, Fred Crites of Rig and John William Crites and Bubby Crites, both of Peters burg; a sister, Rose Armentrout of Rig; and two granddaughters, Kelsey Hines and Lauren Arbaugh. 

She was also preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, John and Claire Shreve, and paternal grandparents, Lem Crites and Claire Haire.  

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at the Rig Assembly of God Church with Pastors Brad Taylor and Wade Armentrout officiating.  Interment followed at the Claire Haire Crites Cemetery at Critestown. 

Memorials may be directed to the family c/o Mark Hines.

C. Jean Nelson 

C. Jean Nelson, 79, of Martinsburg died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at the Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, VA. 

She was born July 27, 1929, in Petersburg and was the daughter of the late Eston and Dora Cox Kimble.  

She was a 1949 graduate of Petersburg High School and had retired from Signet Bank.  She was a member of Darkesville United Methodist Church in Inwood and also served as usher and secretary of Mt. Vernon Place United Methodist Church in Baltimore, MD.

Her husband, Fred D. Nelson, preceded her in death.

She is survived by one son, Thomas Nelson of Martinsburg; one daughter, Sharon Nelson of Baltimore, MD; three grandchildren, David, Jackie, and Jamie; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, James Kimble of Bel Air, MD, and Randy Kimble of Petersburg; and three sisters, Joan Borror of Petersburg, Barbara Bloom of Akron, OH, and Sylvia Ours of Martinsburg.  

Memorial services was held Feb. 12 at Darkesville United Methodist Church, Inwood, with Rev. Vicki Curry officiating.  Graveside services will be held at Cherry Hill Cemetery in Upper Tract at a later date. 

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, Honors and Memorial Program, PO Box 1131, Fairfax, VA  22038.  

Arrangements are under the direction of Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.  

The obituary is courtesy of the Kimble Funeral Home, Franklin.  

Thelma Showalter, 89

Thelma Marie Getz Showalter, 89, a resident of Oak Lea Nursing Home in Harrisonburg, VA, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009.

Mrs. Showalter was born on April 9, 1919, in Criders, VA, and was the daughter of the late John Israel and Martha Jane Turner Getz.    

She was a former employee of Valley Books.  She and her husband were partners in their own insurance company.  She was a member of Rockingham County Bird Club and a member of Morning View Mennonite Church.

On Aug. 19, 1941, she married Clayton D. Showalter, who died on Jan. 20, 1997. 

 Survivors include one son, Dr. Samuel Getz Showalter and wife, Jance Suter Showalter of Harrisonburg, VA; four daughters, Mille Bennett and husband, Dr. Ernest  Bennett of Castle Rock, CO, Miriam Wenger and husband, David of Waynesboro, VA, Elva Rhodes and husband, Leon of Harrisonburg, VA, Bonnie Greene and husband, Michael of South Hill,  VA,; brothers and sisters, Wilda Clayton of Brandywine, Nina Bibble of Linville, VA, Flemmie Stultz and husband, Owen of Roanoke, VA, John A. Getz and wife, Helen of Charlottesville, VA, and Bennie Getz of Broadway, VA; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.   

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Turner Getz. 

Pastor Ric Gullman will conduct a funeral service Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Mennonite Church.  Burial will follow at the church cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Virginia Mennonite  Retirement Community, Good Samaritan Fund, 1501 Virginia Ave., Harrisonburg, VA  22802.  

The family will receive friends this evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the McMullen Funeral Home, Harrisonburg, VA.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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