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Helen C. Smith
Charlotte Smith, 91, died April 5, 1998, at the Ville de Sante Nursing Center, Omaha, NE.
She had lived in Omaha for the past 19 years, and previously had lived in Brooklyn, NY and Berkeley Springs. 
She was born May 20, 1906, the daughter of the late Clifton C. Dyche and Alvernon Widmyer Dyche.
She is survived by two nieces; one nephew; one half-sister, Ada Dyche Williams; two half-brothers, Clifton C. Dyche, Jr. and James L. Dyche; and numerous great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Dyche Wade and one brother, Carroll C. Dyche.
Private interment was in the Ft. Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, MD with the Rev. Edward Baker of Upper Marlboro, MD, conducting graveside services.

Albert L. Morrison
Albert Lewis Morrison, 78, of Marietta, GA, died on Monday, May 18, 1998, at his home in Marietta.
Born May 14, 1920 in Jane Lew, he was the son of the late Scott and Bessie Lewis Morrison.
He was a member of Jane Lew United Methodist Church, Jane Lew.
He retired after 35 years of service as plant supervisor with GTE in Georgia.
He served in the 82nd Airborne, U.S. Army and was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Mary Olive Hovermale Morrison, at home; one brother, James W. Morrison, Chesapeake, VA; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 21, at the Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, with the Rev. Mary Gebe Stevens officiating. Interment will be in Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 20, at the funeral home, which will be open from 5-9 p.m.

Stella A. Morris
Stella Ada Morris, 84, Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, May 16, 1998, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs.
She was the daughter of the late James Brian and Gertie Lee Palmer Potter.
She was of the Methodist faith.
She was a homemaker for the last 50 years. She had been employed with the former Aulabaugh Tomato Factory of Hancock, WV, and Jacobs Brothers, Inc., formerly of Hancock, MD.
Surviving are one daughter, Donnajean F. Eader, and one son, James Raymond Morris, both of Berkeley Springs; one sister, Viola Munday, Hancock; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Joseph Morris, one son, Harry Morris, two daughters, Ruth Marie Shoemaker and Bessie Louise Youngblood, two brothers, Ervin Potter and Roger Lee Potter, three infant brothers and one granddaughter.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, at the Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, with the Rev. Larry Westcott officiating.
Interment was in Spohrs Cross Roads Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

Estella L. Gibbs
Estella Louise Gibbs, 42, of Mountain Home, AR, died Friday, May 15, 1998, at her home.
She was born June 27, 1955, in Washington, DC, the daughter of Clyde F. Phillips and the late Doris L. Kibler Phillips.
She was employed as a clerk.
She is survived by one daughter, Tiffany Boshears, Mountain Home; one sister, Barbara Cirigliano, Pious Ridge; two nieces and one nephew.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Vernon David Hamby.
Services will be held Saturday, May 23, at 1 p.m. at Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 South Mercer Street, Berkeley Springs, with the Pastor Malcolm Cadd officiating. There will be no viewing.
Interment will be in Great Cacapon Cemetery.

Kenneth W. Fones
Kenneth William Fones, 41, Hagerstown, MD, died Monday, May 11, 1998 in Hagerstown.
Born May 29, 1956, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Frank T. Fones and Gertrude L. Bowden.
He was a mechanic and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
He was a volunteer firefighter with Chillum Co. #34 - Adelphi, MD and a former firefighter with the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, MD.
He is survived by one sister, Linda L. Feeney, Berkeley Springs; one brother, Frank T. Fones, Annapolis, MD; one uncle; one niece and five nephews.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Laura Hanna DeVries.
Services were held Saturday, May 16, at 2 p.m. at the Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 S. Mercer Street, Berkeley Springs, with the Rev. Rodney Truax of Berkeley Springs officiating.
Graveside services were held Monday, May 18, at 11 a.m. at the Culpeper National Cemetery. 
 
Ruth V. Nelson
Ruth V. Nelson, 84, Slanesville, died Friday, May 15, 1998, at Hampshire Memorial Hospital.
She was the daughter of the late Anthony P. Bohrer and Mary J. Shanholtz Bohrer.
She was a member of the Capon Chapel Church of the Brethren.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving are her husband, Happ O. Nelson; six sons, Kenneth R. Nelson, Houston, TX, Alvin C. Nelson, Chambersburg, PA, Herman O. Nelson, Great Cacapon, Jennings O. Nelson, Slanesville, Claude D. Nelson, Martinsburg, and Dwight L. Nelson, Salem; three daughters, Wanda Ebersole, Chambersburg, Helen E. Cowgill, Annapolis, MD and Linda L. Lambert, Capon Bridge; 33 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by two children and 11 brothers and sisters.
Services were held 2 p.m. Monday, May 18, in the McKee Funeral Home Chapel, Augusta, with Brother Edward Weaver, Brother Danny Combs and Frank Lambert officiating.
Interment was in the Salem Cemetery, at Points.

Marshall H. Elbin
Marshall Hayes Elbin, 78, Hancock, MD, died Sunday, May 17, 1998 at Avalon Manor Nursing Home, Hagerstown, MD.
Born January 22, 1920 in Inglesmith, PA, he was the son of the late John Randolph and Willie Frances Smith Elbin. 
He was a member of Fairview Christian Church, Artemas, PA.
He attended public schools in Mann Township, Bedford County, PA.
He worked in all phases of construction and was a member of Laborer's Union of North America, Local #616, Cumberland, MD.
He served in the 767th Tank Battalion, U.S. Army, from May 1, 1945 until May 1, 1946 and was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. 
He was a member of Webster B. Harrison American Legion Post #26, Hancock, MD.
Surviving are his wife of 17 years, June G. McLaughlin Spriggs Elbin, at home; one daughter, Darlene Wink, Somerset, PA; two sons, Danny Elbin, Everett, PA, Don Elbin, Harrisonville, PA; one step-son, Lloyd Baughn McGowan, Hancock; two step-daughters, Kendra Kyne, Annapolis, MD, Annette Bishop, Flintstone, MD; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma Ruth Shipley Elbin; one daughter, Diana Trail; four sisters, Zellie Pearl Elbin, Ethel Grace Clingerman, Ruth L. Lehman, Mary S. Elbin; five brothers, Fred Elbin, Charles Ralph Elbin, Wade S. Elbin, Grant Elbin and Warren Elbin.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 20, at Fairview Christian Church, Artemas, PA with the Rev. Frank Kocek and Rev. Milton Morris officiating. Interment with military graveside honors provided by the Tri-State Honor Guard will be in Fairview Christian Church Cemetery.
The Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 918 Chestnut Ridge Road, Suite 12, Morgantown, WV 26506 or to Fairview Christian Church, c/o Leo Jay, RR 1, Box 116, Artemas, PA 17211.

Alan M. Hunter, Sr.
Alan M. Hunter, Sr., 70, Charles Town, died Friday, May 15, 1998 at his residence.
Born August 26, 1927 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late E. Glen and Viola Markward Hunter.
He was retired. His last employer was with the Abex Corporation in Winchester.
He was a WWII Army Veteran.
He was a member of the Charles Town Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Betty Keller Hunter at home; three sons, Alan M. Hunter, Jr., Buckeystown, MD, Wayne Keller Hunter, Arlington, TX, Paul N. Hunter, Great Cacapon; three daughters, Nancy R. Ambrose and Glenda Willard Milburn, both of Berkeley Springs, and Sarah V. Brown, Hagerstown; 10 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Noble and George Hunter and one sister, Lorna Kinner.
A memorial service and burial will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401. 
Arrangements were handled by the Rosedale Funeral Chapel. 
 
Rodney G. Chaney
Rodney G. Chaney, 50, of Bowie, MD, died Monday, May 18, 1998 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center.
He was born January 7, 1948.
He was a 1967 graduate of Frederick Sasscer High School and a 1971 graduate of Prince George's County Police Academy. He earned numerous credits and completed specialty training courses at the University of Maryland, Prince George's Community College and various law enforcement agencies.
He was employed by the Prince George's County Police Department as a police officer from 1971 to 1987, director of judgmental training from 1987 till the time of his death and expert witness for the Supreme Court from 1993 till the time of his death.
He was a member of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Leeland and a former vestry member.
He was a member of F.O.P. Lodge #89, Retired Police Association, American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers, and the Prince George's County Police Bagpipe Band.
He is survived by his wife, L. Carol Chaney, Bowie; three daughters, Stephanie Gail Chaney-Russell, Laurel, MD, Heather Dawn Chaney-Hyland, Crofton, MD and Meaghan Shea Chaney, Bowie; one son, Rodney Sanders Chaney, Bowie; one sister, Marian Chaney Emert, Orlando, FL; and two nieces. 
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 22, at 10 a.m. at the St. Barnabas Church, Leeland.
Arrangements are being handled by the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, Inc. Route 450 and Race Track Road, Bowie, where visitation will be held Thursday, May 21, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

Paul M. Miller
Paul M. Miller, 71, Hagerstown, MD, died Sunday, May 17, 1998, at Avalon Manor Nursing Home in Hagerstown.
Born August 11, 1926 in Pecktonville, MD, he was the son of the late Edward H. and Blanche C. Keefer Miller.
He was a self-employed painter.
He was a veteran of WW II serving in the U.S. Army.
He was of the Protestant faith.
He is survived by four daughters, Vickie Stine, Sherrie Miller and Millie Myers, all of Hagerstown, and Barbara Murray, Grand Junction, TN; two sons, Charles Miller and Jeff Miller, both of Hagerstown; two sisters, Virgie Landers, Hancock and Doris Crouse, Hagerstown; one brother, Ernest Miller, Pecktonville; eight grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Catherine Miller. 
Services will be held today, Wednesday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at the Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main Street, Hancock, with the Rev. Dennis Whitmore officiating. Burial will be in the Parkhead Cemetery, Big Pool, MD. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Tri-State Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Parkhead United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Jearld Miller, Tres., 12749 Pecktonville Road, Big Pool, MD 21711.

Ralph W. Stotler
Ralph William Stotler, 79, of Berkeley Springs, WV, died Monday, May 18, 1998 at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, MD.
Born November 8, 1918 in Oakland, WV, he was the son of the late William "Will" and Effie Mae Bohrer Stotler.
He attended the Berkeley Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church.
He attended the Oakland School.
He retired in 1988 after many years of service with the maintenance department of Cacapon State Park, Berkeley Springs.
Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Leatha Geneva Stotler Stotler; three daughters, Marie Stotler Shoemaker, Ruth Stotler Daniels and Bernadine Stotler-Hobday, all of Berkeley Springs; three sons, Wilson Stotler, Raymond Stotler and Richard Stotler, all of Berkeley Springs; two sisters, Ruby Howe and Margie Unger, both of Berkeley Springs; 14 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; one great great grandson and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Lester Stotler, Noah Stotler and Rumsey Stotler.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, at the Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, with Pastor Brian D. Jones and Pastor Robert Ardinger officiating. Interment will be in Oakland United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 20, at the Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, which will be open from 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. on Wednesday. 
Memorial contributions may be made to South Morgan Volunteer Fire Department, Route 3, Box 154, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Calvin Collis
Calvin Collis, 64, of Berkeley Springs, died Monday, May 18, 1998, at the Winchester, VA Medical Center.
Arrangements are being made by the Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 South Mercer Street, Berkeley Springs. 

Robert M. Kendall
Robert M. Kendall, 87, a resident of the extended care facility of Fulton County Medical Center, and formerly of McConnellsburg, died Wednesday, May 20, 1998, at Fulton County Medical Center.
Born April 24, 1911, in Ayr Township, Fulton County, PA, he was the son of the late Morrow McNaughton and Cleonia Pollock Kendall.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda Carbaugh Kendall, in 1996.
He worked all of his life at the family farm.
He was a member of McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church.
He was a member of Dairy Herd Improvement Association, a life-time member and officer of the Pennsylvania Farmers Association, a former school board member of the Central Fulton School Board, where he was a one-time vice president and president of the board. He sold one of his farms to a group of people in the community to be used as Great Cove Golf Course.
He is survived by five daughters, Anna Harvey, Needmore, PA, Nancy Richards, McConnellsburg, Betty Mills, Mercersburg, PA, Linda Zawacky, Berkeley Springs, WV, and Joyce Long, Harrisonville, PA; six sons, Robert Kendall, Carl Kendall, Thomas Kendall and John Kendall, all of McConnellsburg, William Kendall, Everett, PA, and Steve Kendall, Harrisonville, PA; 31 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by two sons, Morrow "Shorty" Kendall and Harry "Bait" Kendall; two sisters; four brothers; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, May 23 at McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Trent Hancock and the Rev. Belvy White officiated. Burial was in Union Cemetery. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Extended Care Facility of Fulton County Medical Center, South First Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233; or to Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 11534, Harrisburg, PA 17108.
Arrangements were by Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg. Curtis W. Monn, Sr.

Calvin L. Collis
Calvin Lee Collis, 64, of Berkeley Springs, died Monday, May 18, 1998, at the Winchester, VA Medical Center.
He was the son of the late Charles Collis and Mary Catherine Collis.
He was of the Methodist faith.
He was a member of the Ruritan Club of Bedington, WV. 
He was a farmer and diesel mechanic. He was retired from D.M. Bowman of Williamsport, MD.
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Snyder Collis; four daughters, Florence Shirley and Darlene Brannon, Halltown, Norma Jean Bond, Walkersville, MD and Virginia Naill, Mt. Airy, MD; one son, Calvin Lee Collis II, Mt. Airy; three stepchildren, Lesia Norwood, Stafford, VA, Gary Wayne Stotler, Union Bridge, MD and Walter Myers, Arden, WV; two brothers, Charles Banks Collis, Martinsburg, WV and Floyd Collis, Hagerstown, MD; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Connie Collis; and three brothers, David Collis, Ammon Collis and Sherman Collis.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 21, at the Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home. Interment was in the Union Chapel Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.
Contributions may be made to the Calvin Lee Collis Funeral Fund, c/o Hunter Anderson Funeral Home, 106 S. Mercer Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.
 
Helen L. Mills
Helen Lucille Mills, 72, Berkeley Springs, WV, died at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Patti Mills, on Saturday, May 23, 1998 while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.
Born February 14, 1926 in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Elizabeth N. Stotler Lopp. 
She was a member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, Berkeley Springs.
She attended Bath District High School, Berkeley Springs. 
During the 1940s, she worked at Fairchild Aircraft in Hagerstown, MD. She and the late Mr. Mills owned and operated the Berkeley Springs News Stand from 1963-1973. She then worked as a cook with Perry's Pizza and Subs in Berkeley Springs from 1973-1984. From 1986 until her death, she had been the office manager of Berkeley Floral in Berkeley Springs.
Surviving are one son, Randy Lee Mills, Berkeley Springs; two grandsons; one sister, Anna Lou Lutman, Berkeley Springs; two brothers, Herbert E. Lopp and James R. Lopp, both of Berkeley Springs; and several nieces and nephews. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Samuel Mills on November 25, 1996.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, at the Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, with the Rev. Denver A. Plessinger officiating. Interment was in Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.
An Eastern Star service was held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 25 at the funeral home.

Curtis W. Monn 
Curtis W. Monn, Sr., 77, of Mont Alto, PA, died Monday, May 25, 1998 in ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg, PA. 
Born October 23, 1920 in Mont Alto, he was the son of the late Roy and Anna Mary (Heefner) Monn.
He lived in the Mont Alto and Quincy areas most of his life.
He graduated from Quincy High School with the Class of 1939.
He served with the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1945 in the European Theater.
He and his first wife, Edna D. (Staley) Monn, were married in 1943. She died on August 8, 1984. He and his present wife, Mrs. Margaret (Heckman) Monn, were married on September 27, 1992.
He was employed at Chambersburg Engineering Co., Good Lumber Co. of Quincy, and Knouse Foods of Orrtanna. Prior to retiring in October, 1982, he was a carpenter in the maintenance department of South Mountain Restoration Center, South Mountain.
He was a life member of the American Legion Post of Gettysburg, PA.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Curtis W. Monn, Jr., Shippensburg, Roy C. Monn, Fayetteville and Lee O. Monn, Waynesboro; three step-sons, William Cummings, Christopher Swailes and Wesley Cummings, all of St. Thomas; five grandchildren; one step-grandchild; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Elaine D. Monn Hartman and one brother, George Monn.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad Street, Waynesboro, PA, with Pastor Wilbur F. Besecker officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant United Brethren in Christ Church Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Lung Association, 6041 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17112-1208. 
 
Howard W. Gloyd
Howard Wayne Gloyd, 65, of Shanks, WV, died Monday, May 25, 1998 at his home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.
Born January 31, 1933 in Great Cacapon, WV, he was the son of the late George Washington Clifton and Mildred Mae Youngblood Gloyd.
He was a member of the Rosedale Baptist Church, Winchester, VA.
He retired as storekeeper from Western Union after 38 years of service.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of Webster B. Harrison American Legion Post #26, Hancock, MD and a life member of Wappocomo V.F.W. #1101, Romney, WV. He was a member of the Improved Order of the Conococheague Tribe Council #84, Westernport, MD.
He was an avid gardener, fisherman and hunter.
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth "Betty" A. Haines Gloyd, Shanks; one daughter, Tammy Sue Tira, Summit Point, WV and one grandson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Sheldon Gloyd and one brother, Edward C. Gloyd. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 29, at the Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, with the Rev. Steve Dawson and the Rev. Ken Smith officiating. Interment with military graveside honors provided by the Tri-State Honor Guard will be in Great Cacapon Cemetery, Great Cacapon.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27 at the Shaffer Funeral Home, 230 E. Main Street, Romney, WV and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 28 at the Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401, the American Lung Association, 11720 Beltsville Drive, 3rd Floor, Beltsville, MD 20705 or to the American Cancer Society, c/o CNB, P.O. Box 130, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411. 

Lester E. Turner
Lester Eugene Turner, 68, of Charles Town, died Friday, May 22, 1998 at his home.
Born November 23, 1929, he was the son of the late Joseph J. Turner and Hattie A. (Shirley) Turner.
He was a member of Trinity Gospel Assembly of God Church. 
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He received the Army of Occupation Medal.
He was an associate with the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home of Ranson. He was retired from Mack Trucks, Inc. of Hagerstown. He was previously employed by Powhatan Brass and Iron Works of Ranson.
He was a member of the Knights of Pythias &endash; Blue Ridge Lodge 131, Ranson, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 948, Charles Town, National A.A.R.P., Jackson-Perks American Legion Post 71, Charles Town, and a retired member of the United Auto Workers.
Surviving are his wife, Janet Maye Turner, Charles Town; three sisters, Virginia Miller, Betty Milburn and Wanda Turner, all of Middleway; four brothers, Ray Turner, Paul Turner and Marvin Turner, Middleway, and Melvin Turner, Charles Town; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Barnes and Mary Long; and one brother, Joseph W. Turner.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, at the Trinity Gospel Assembly of God Church, Charles Town with the Rev. John Divico officiating. Interment was in the Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.
Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Contributions can be made to Trinity Gospel Assembly of God Church, c/o Rev. John Divico, Route 1, Box 127-B, Charles Town, WV 25414 or Knights of Pythias-Blue Ridge Lodge 131, 106 East 6th Ave., Ranson, WV 25438.

Alisa C. Hess
Alisa Catherine Hess, infant daughter of Franklin Herbert II and Jennifer Blanche Baker Hess of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, May 28, 1998 at Winchester, VA Medical Center. 
Other survivors include paternal grandparents, Frank and Barbara Hess, paternal great grandmother, Catherine O. Wilson, maternal great grandmother, Sandra E. Turner, maternal great great grandmother, Audrey Egnor, and one brother, Franklin Herbert Hess III, all of Berkeley Springs, and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Lisa L. Johnson, paternal great grandfather, James C. Wilson, and great grandparents, William and Maude Hess.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 1, 6 p.m., at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Mary G. Stevens. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by the Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs.

Theresa J. Ferguson
Theresa Jo Hovermale Ferguson, 37, Williamsport, MD, died Saturday, May 30, 1998 at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, MD.
Born December 21, 1960 in Islip, NY, she was the daughter of Roy B. and Betty L. McCoy Hovermale of Berkeley Springs. 
She was a member of Highland United Methodist Church, Berkeley Springs.
For the last 10 years she was employed by Garden State Tannery, Williamsport. She was a member of the Amalgamated Textile Workers Union #658T.
In addition to her parents, also surviving are her husband, James Gordon Ferguson, Sr., Williamsport; two children, Ashley Nicole Hovermale and Richard Steven Hovermale at home; three step-children, James G. Ferguson, Jr. and Janessa L. Ferguson, both of Hagerstown, and Jamie E. Ferguson, Downsville, MD; two sisters, Cindy L. Hovermale and Denise A. Omps, both of Berkeley Springs; two brothers, Kim R. Hovermale and Wesley D. McCoy, both of Berkeley Springs; paternal grandmother, Elsie V. Hovermale, Berkeley Springs; and three step-grandchildren and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, with Rev. Mary Gebe Stevens officiating. Interment will be in Highland United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 3, at the funeral home, which will be open from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Trust Fund of Ashley and Richard Hovermale in c/o Denise Omps and Kim Hovermale, 404 S. Washington Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411. 
 
Raymond R. Pittman II
Raymond Ralph Pittman II, 37, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, May 30, 1998 at Winchester, VA Medical Center. 
Born February 12, 1961, he was the son of Raymond R. and Carole Catlett Pittman of Berkeley Springs.
He was a graduate of Shepherd College.
He was employed as a correctional officer at the Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown.
He was a member of the Morgan County Rescue Squad. He served as rescue chief.
Surviving with his parents are two brothers, Randy Pittman and Rodney Pittman, both of Berkeley Springs; maternal grandmother, Ama Catlett, Berkeley Springs; and paternal grandmother, Lillian Pittman, Big Cove Tannery, PA. 
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Clark L. Catlett; and paternal grandfather, Harry E. Pittman.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 4, at the Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 South Mercer Street, Berkeley Springs. Interment will be in Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs. Calling hours will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 3, at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Morgan County Rescue, P.O. Box 151, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Lyda E. Orgain
Lyda Eubanks Orgain, 89, Cockeysville, MD, died Saturday, May 30, 1998, at Valley View Nursing Home, Berkeley Springs.
She was the daughter of the late Robert Allen Eubanks and Lyda Harris Eubanks.
Born December 25, 1908, she was an elementary school teacher and vice principal.
She was a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church in Cockeysville.
Surviving are one daughter, Jean Brown, Berkeley Springs; one son, Robert Allen Orgain, Salisbury, MD; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Holmes Orgain; one brother, Robert A. Eubanks; and one sister, Margaret E. Eubanks.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 3, at May's Chapel Cemetery in Timonium, MD. 
Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 South Mercer Street, Berkeley Springs, was in charge of local arrangements.

Jacqueline M. Doak
Jacqueline Michou Doak, 78, Great Cacapon, died Monday, June 1, 1998 at her home under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.
Born July 30, 1919 in Orleans, France, she was the daughter of the late Marie Aupert and Alphonse Michou.
She was a member of Wesleyan Chapel, Berkeley Springs, for the past 24 years.
She was a retired employee of Fleischman Yeast Company, Washington, DC.
She and her late husband moved to Great Cacapon from College Park, MD after his retirement in 1972.
Surviving are two sisters, Violette Roy, St. Ay, France and Micheliene Hure, Maule, France; four brothers, Raoul Michou and Bernard Michou, both of St. Ay, Guy Michou, Paris, France and Jacques Michou, LaChappelle St. Mesmir, France.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Arthur K. Doak in 1996 and one brother, Gabriel Michou.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 3, at Wesleyan Chapel, 612 Harrison Avenue, Berkeley Springs, with Rev. William Swope officiating. Interment will be in Great Cacapon Cemetery, Great Cacapon.
Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, is in charge of arrangements. 

Mildred S. Hutsler
Mildred Shade Hutsler, 91, Glengary, died Thursday, May 28, 1998 at the Valley View Nursing Home, Berkeley Springs. 
She was the daughter of the late Alvin and Mary Ellen Whitacre Shade.
She was a seasonal employee of the C.H. Musselman Company. She was employed at Interwoven Mills.
Surviving are one son, Kenneth Hutzler, Gerrardstown; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alston Hutsler; and three sons, Alston Hutsler Jr., Eugene Hutsler and Robert Hutsler.
Services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, with the Rev. Harold O. Snyder officiating. Interment was in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Elta R. Winstead
Elta R. Winstead, 91, Alexandria, VA, died Wednesday, May 27, 1998 at Paul Spring Retirement Community, in Alexandria, VA, while under the care of Hospice of Northern Virginia. 
Born January 3, 1907 in Livingston County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Frederick Rowland and Alice Warren Rappolee.
She was a homemaker.
She and her late husband were charter members of the Berkeley Baptist Church in Berkeley Springs.
She was a member of the Francisco Garces Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Las Vegas, NV and a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Alexandria, VA.
Surviving are one son, Dale Eric Winstead, Sr., Berkeley Springs; two grandsons; one granddaughter, one step-granddaughter; one step-grandson; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Winstead, on November 17, 1996; and one brother, Josephus Warren Rappolee.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 29, at the Woodlawn Baptist Church, 9001 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA, with the Rev. Kenneth J. Schmidt officiating. Interment was in Woodlawn Baptist Church Cemetery, Alexandria.
Arrangements were handled by the Cunningham Funeral Home, Alexandria, VA. Jacqueline M. Doak
Jacqueline Michou Doak, 78, Great Cacapon, died Monday, June 1, 1998 at her home under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.
Born July 30, 1919 in Orleans, France, she was the daughter of the late Marie Aupert and Alphonse Michou.
She was a member of Wesleyan Chapel, Berkeley Springs, for the past 24 years.
She was a retired employee of Fleischman Yeast Company, Washington, DC.
She and her late husband moved to Great Cacapon from College Park, MD after his retirement in 1972.
Surviving are two sisters, Violette Roy, St. Ay, France and Micheliene Hure, Maule, France; four brothers, Raoul Michou and Bernard Michou, both of St. Ay, Guy Michou, Paris, France and Jacques Michou, LaChappelle St. Mesmir, France.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Arthur K. Doak in 1996 and one brother, Gabriel Michou.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 3, at Wesleyan Chapel, 612 Harrison Avenue, Berkeley Springs, with Rev. William Swope officiating. Interment will be in Great Cacapon Cemetery, Great Cacapon.
Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, is in charge of arrangements.


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