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Michael E. Schur, Jr.
Michael Edward "Mike" Schur, Jr., 29, Strasburg, VA, died Saturday, January 3, 1998, at the Winchester, VA Medical Center.
He was born January 6, 1968, in Great Barrington, MA, the son of Michael Lee Schur, Sr. of Florida, and Donald and Margeritia Rhoades Schur Bauserman of Cross Junction, VA. 
He was a truck driver for three years for Charter Express of Springfield, MO and a member of the Apostolic United Pentecostal Church.
He married Lisa Carr on October 22, 1987.
Surviving with his wife, parents and stepfather, are one son, Michael Arthur Schur, at home; a stepdaughter, Victoria Nicole Perkins, and a stepson, Amos David Perkins, both of DeQuincy, LA; two sisters, Jacqueline Funk, Toms Brook, VA and Margaret "Micky" Duncan, Winchester, VA; one brother, Arthur Schur, Berkeley Springs; and two stepbrothers, Gary Bauserman, Mt. Jackson, VA and Jody Bauserman, Strasburg, VA.
A funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 6 at the Apostolic United Pentecostal Church with Pastor Jeff Dillion officiating. Interment in Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael E. Schur, Jr. Burial Fund, c/o Omps Funeral Home, 1600 Amherst Street, Winchester, VA 22601.
Arrangements were handled by Omps Funeral Home.

Jessie L. Sibole
Jessie Leona Sibole, 93, of the Valley View Nursing Home in Berkeley Springs, died Sunday, December 28, 1997 in the nursing home.
She was the daughter of the late James L. and Uela Crim Sibole.
She was a member of the Methodist Church in Gerrardstown. 
She was a homemaker.
She was the last of her immediate family. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by eight brothers, Ray, Denver, Steamen, Eldridge, James, Merle, Russell and Clifford Sibole; and three sisters, Blanche Racey, Edna and Ruby Sibole.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 30, at the Rosedale Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Lauren Lay officiating.
Interment in the Gerrardstown Presbyterian Cemetery private. 

Edward M. Williams
Edward Matthew Williams, infant son of Paul McKinley and Annette Louise Bain Williams of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, January 2, 1998 at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA.
He was born September 17, 1997.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by paternal grandparents, Foy and Martha Williams of Churchton, MD; maternal grandparents, Carl and Huldah Bain of McConnellsburg, PA; two aunts; three uncles; and several great-aunts and great-uncles.
Services were Monday, January 5 at 11 a.m. at Union Chapel United Methodist Church, Berkeley Springs. The Reverend Mary Stevens officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 S. Mercer Street, Berkeley Springs, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the NICU ECMO Fund, UVA Medical Center, Box 386, Charlottesville, VA 22908 or to Ronald McDonald House, 300 Ninth Street, Charlottesville, VA 22901.

Mayme V. Weller
Mayme V. Weller, 79, of Hancock, MD, died Saturday, January 3, 1998 at the University of North Carolina Medical Center in Chapel Hill, NC.
Born October 17, 1918, in Round Top, WV, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Rosalie Munday Maconaughey. 
Her husband, Benjamin Edward Weller, died in 1970.
She retired from E.J. Fennell Inc. in Hagerstown, and was a former employee of Jacob Brothers in Hancock.
She was a member of Hancock United Methodist Church.
She also was a member of Hancock Lioness Club and Hancock Senior Citizens.
She is survived by three daughters, Doreen Swisher, Hancock, Gloria Carter, Chapel Hill, NC and Carolyn Murfin, Hagerstown, MD; two sons, Donald Weller, Hancock and James Weller, Ellenwood, GA; three sisters, Alice McBee, Shelvy Yost and Hattie Lineweaver, all of Berkeley Springs, WV; one brother, Thomas Maconaughey, Berkeley Springs; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Carol Lou Weller; one son, John Wayne Weller; two sisters, Jessie Kyne and Anna Stotler; five brothers, Elvey Ambrose, Henry Ambrose, Willard Maconaughey, Doug Maconaughey and Charles "Darly" Maconaughey; and one great-granddaughter.
Services were at 1 p.m., Tuesday, January 6, at Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main Street, Hancock. The Rev. Jack Hiles officiated. Burial was in Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Hollow Road, in Hancock. 

Chester J. Sensel
Chester Jacob Sensel, 74, of Hancock, MD, died Monday, December 29, 1997 at his home while under the Care of Hospice of Washington County.
Born November 25, 1923 near Hancock, he was the son of the late Jacob Henry Sensel and the late Rosetta Younker Sensel Klugh.
He was a member of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, Hancock. 
He attended the Farrell School on White Oak Ridge and Hancock High School.
He was a member of Tonoloway Rod & Gun Club, Hancock. 
He retired in 1981 after 40 years of service as a precision tool and die machinist with Fairchild Aircraft, Hagerstown, MD and later retired from a lifetime of farming in 1993.
He was a member of U.A.W. Local #842, Hagerstown, and had served as a shop steward for many years. In addition to farming, he was a self-employed recycler following his retirement from Fairchild Aircraft.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II from February 27, 1943 until February 26, 1946, and in the Philippine Islands from June 7, 1945 until January 31, 1946. He earned the AAF Tech Badge with Auto Mechanics Bar and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, the American Theater Ribbon, the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon and the World War II Victory Ribbon. 
He was a member of Webster B. Harrison American Legion Post #26, Hancock.
Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Dana Maris Repp Sensel, at home; one son, Douglas Chester Sensel, Berkeley Springs; two daughters, Debra Ann Sensel, Reston, VA and Pamela Kay Whiteside, Big Pool, MD; two granddaughters that he and Mrs. Sensel raised in their home, Meredith Moria Whiteside and Amy Brooke Whiteside, both of Hancock; one uncle; one nephew; several great nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Jane Sensel Barnhart Waugh on December 16, 1993.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 1997 at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, 2 E. High Street, Hancock with the Rev. Allan F. Weatherholt, Jr. officiating. Interment was in St. Thomas' Episcopal Church Cemetery.
Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Endowment Fund of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, 2 E. High Street, Hancock, MD 21750 or to the Endowment Fund of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 401 S. Washington Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411. 

P. Noel Savasten
Patricia Noel Golden Savasten, 41, of Berkeley Springs, WV, died Wednesday, January 14, 1998 at her home.
Born March 7, 1956 in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of Glen Albert and Evelyn Louise Cain Golden, Berkeley Springs.
She was a member of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, Hancock, MD.
She was a 1974 graduate of Berkeley Springs High School. 
She was a homemaker and was active with the Berkeley Springs High School Band Boosters.
In addition to her parents, surviving are her husband, David H. Savasten; one son, Bruce Richard Douglas, at home; one sister, Elaine Golden McVey, Berkeley Springs; two brothers, Glen S. Golden and Dennis G. Golden, both of Berkeley Springs; three nieces and three nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Bruce Edward Golden on January 18, 1980.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 17, at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, 2 E. High Street, Hancock, with the Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt, Jr. officiating, assisted by the Rev. Anne O. Weatherholt and Lay Associate Steven L. McCarty.
Interment was in the Michael Family Cemetery, New Hope, WV.
Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association, 2720 River Road, Suite 146, Des Plaines, IL 60018-4110 or Berkeley Springs High School Band Boosters, 836 Concord Avenue, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Dale C. Farris
Dale Craig Farris, 46, of Berkeley Springs, WV, died Tuesday, January 13, 1998 at the Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, VA.
Born March 25, 1951 at City Hospital in Martinsburg, WV, he was the son of Julia Ellen Clark Farris, Berkeley Springs, and the late Hamil Leon Farris.
He was of the Protestant faith.
He attended Berkeley Springs High School.
He worked construction with Giant Food Stores out of Jessup, MD and was a member of the Laborers International Union of North America, Local #616, Cumberland, MD. 
He was a member of Risinger-Stotler V.F.W. Post #4019, Berkeley Springs.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 25 years, Connie Marie Rockwell Farris, at home; one daughter Kristy Lynn Farris, Berkeley Springs; one granddaughter; one brother, Rodger Leon Farris, Great Cacapon, WV; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, January 16, at the Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, with the Rev. Charles L. Frum and the Rev. Paul Allen Martin officiating. Interment was in Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Berkeley Springs. 

Charles W. Perry
Charles W. Perry, 67, of Whitacre, VA, died Thursday, January 15, 1998 at his home.
He was the son of the late Emory Perry and Ada Mason Perry.
He was retired after 33 years of service as a mechanic with O'Sullivan Corporation.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Catherine Crouse Perry of Whitacre; one son, Rick Perry of Unger; four daughters, Diann Fox and Frances Morena, both of Winchester, VA; Tina Puffinberger and Deborah Mora both of Whitacre; one sister, Maxine Mummert of Berkeley Springs; and seven grandchildren.
Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 18, at Beacon Baptist Church of Whitacre with the Rev. Lenny Ambrose officiating.
Interment was in Salem Cemetery of Whitacre.
Griffin Funeral Home, Inc., was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions to: Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601. Elizabeth N. Lopp

Elizabeth N. Lopp, 90, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, January 15, 1998, in Winchester, VA Medical Center.
She was the daughter of the late Sina Stotler and Etta Widmyer.
She was formerly employed for over 30 years by Interwoven Mills of Berkeley Springs.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Berkeley Springs.
She is survived by two daughters, Helen L. Mills and Anna Lou Lutman, both of Berkeley Springs; two sons, James R. Lopp and Herbert E. Lopp, both of Berkeley Springs; one brother, John W. Stotler, Washington; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Unger and Edna Vangosen; five brothers, Harry Stotler, Paul Stotler, Winton Stotler, James Stotler and Philip Stotler.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 17, at Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 S. Mercer Street, Berkeley Springs, with the Rev. Hennis Fox officiating.
Interment was in Greenway Cemetery of Berkeley Springs. 

Maria T. Pitts
Maria Teresa Pitts, 48, of Berkeley Springs died Sunday, January 18, 1998, at Winchester Medical Center.
She was the daughter of the late Bernardo and Olga Gonzalez Ferro.
She was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church in Berkeley Springs.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of the American Legion Post 60 Auxiliary in Berkeley Springs.
Surviving are her husband, Thomas A. Pitts; two daughters, Amie and Christine Pitts; three sons, Thomas Jr., Michael and Mark Pitts, all of Berkeley Springs; one sister, Carmen Guice, Beltsville, MD; and one brother, Benny Ferro, Bowie, MD; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral liturgy will be at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, January 21, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. John S. Ledford officiating.
Interment in Greenway Cemetery in Berkeley Springs.
A vigil for the deceased was celebrated at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 20 at the Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 South Mercer Street, Berkeley Springs. 

Lindy M. Shambaugh
Lindy Martin Shambaugh, 73, of Slanesville, died Tuesday, January 13, 1998 at his home.
He was the son of the late Albert Martin Shambaugh and Mildred Woods Shambaugh.
He was a heavy equipment operator for the CSX Railroad. 
He was a veteran of WWII having served in European-Pacific Black Hawk Division. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Oak Leaf Cluster.
Surviving are his wife, Helen M. Bradfield, at home; four sons, Richard M. Shambaugh, Garry Shambaugh and Wade J. Shambaugh, all of Paw Paw and Keith Andrew Shambaugh of Guam; two daughters, Teresa Shambaugh, Concord, CA and Kathy Jo Shambaugh, Radford, VA; one brother, Curtis Shambaugh, Paw Paw; one sister, Glendora Johnson, Adelphi, MD; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth Shambaugh; one brother, Calvin Shambaugh; one sister, Maxine Hayes; and one grandchild.
Services were at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 17, at McKee Funeral Home Chapel, Paw Paw, with Army Chaplain Lt. Col. Terry Bradfield officiating.
Interment with military rites by Hampshire County Veterans Organization was in Island Hill Cemetery of Paw Paw.

Laura F. Fischer
Laura Faye Fischer, 69, of Berkeley Springs, WV, died on Tuesday, January 13, 1998 at her home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.
Born April 15, 1928 in Sir Johns Run, WV, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Emily Eugenia Perry Compton. 
She was of the United Methodist faith.
She attended the Sir Johns Run School and Berkeley Springs High School.
She retired in 1991, after 40 years of service, as a sealer and inspector with Fairchild Aircraft, Hagers-town, MD.
She had been a homemaker in recent years.
Surviving are her husband of 38 years, George Henry Fischer, at home; one son, Johnny Barker, Berkeley Springs; one daughter, Cathy M. Waugh, Berkeley Springs; two stepsons, George H. Fischer, Jr. and Glenwood Lee Fischer, both of Clear Spring, MD; two sisters, Anna Lea Roach and Mary Bohrer, both of Berkeley Springs; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; five great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, George Milton "Joe" Compton on June 19, 1996. 
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 16 at the Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, with the Rev. Henry L. Fisher officiating. Interment was in Friendship Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.
Memorial contributions may be made to Morgan County Special Olympics, c/o Linda Michael, Route 3, Box 134F, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 or to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Robert K. Lopp
Robert Kenneth Lopp, 66, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, January 23, 1998 at Winchester, VA Medical Center. 
He was the son of the late Elmer E. Lopp and Eva Youngblood Lopp.
He recently retired after serving 48 years in the U.S. Federal Government, including the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the Internal Revenue Service.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
He was a member of Berkeley Baptist Church, Berkeley Springs, and American Legion Post 60.
Surviving are his wife, Janet Shiley Lopp, at home; one son, Craig D. Lopp, Berkeley Springs; three sisters, Irene Stonesifer, Stephens City, VA, Nina Lopp, Hagerstown, MD and Kathleen Waugh of Virginia; one grandson; one granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Herman E. Lopp; and one sister, Lillian Burdick.
Services were at 2 p.m. Monday, January 26, at the Berkeley Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. John O. Gilbert officiating.
Interment was in the Union Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.
Graveside military services were held by the Tri-State Honor Guard.
Arrangements were by the Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 Mercer Street, Berkeley Springs.
Contributions may be made to the Berkeley Baptist Church Building Fund, U.S. 522 South and W.Va. 13, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411-1568.

Hazel M. Kerns
Hazel Marie Kerns, 82, Berryville, VA, died Sunday, January 25, 1998, in Winchester, VA Medical Center.
She was the daughter of the late George E. and Myrtle Blackburn Yost.
She was a nanny for Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bryant of Middleburg, VA.
Surviving are two daughters, Patricia M. Brelsford, Stephens City, VA and Jo Ann Whitacre, Paw Paw; two sons, Eugene Kerns, Pontiac, MI and Roland Kerns, Mountain Home, AK; one sister, Goldie Willard, Winchester; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Edward Kerns and one son, Dennis Gregory Kerns.
Graveside rites were held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 27, at Woodrow Union Church Cemetery, Paw Paw, with Minister Delwin Michael officiating.
Arrangements were handled by the Enders and Shirley Funeral Home, Stephens City.

Kenneth L. DeHaven
Kenneth L. DeHaven, 73, of Orlando, FL, died Friday, January 23, 1998.
He was born in Berkeley Springs. He moved to Central Florida in 1950.
He was employed by the Secretary Religious Organization. 
He was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church and the Paralyzed Veterans Association. He was a former Sunday School teacher and church financial officer.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Beatrice DeHaven; one son, Paul DeHaven, Panama City, FL; one daughter, Norie DeHaven, Orlando; one brother, Belmont B. DeHaven, Imperial Valley, CA; one sister, Laura Mae Dunn, Annonda, VA; and one grandchild.
Arrangements were handled by the Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home, Orlando. 
 
Edwin R. Moats
Edwin R. Moats, 89, formerly of Hancock, MD and a resident of Homewood of Williamsport since May 1996, died Monday, January 19, 1998 at Homewood.
Born November 12, 1908, in Hancock, he was the son of the late Dallas and Alice McLucas Moats.
He attended a one-room school near Hancock.
He was employed by B&O Railroad in his younger years. From 1942 to 1944, he was employed by the War Department in Alexandria, VA and then was employed as a mechanic for 33 years by Stewart Motor Co., Washington, DC. He then opened Moats Grocery, Hollow Road, Hancock, for 18 years until his retirement in 1987.
He was a member of Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, Hancock; and a member of AARP.
He is survived by his wife, Carrie Younker Moats, whom he married November 14, 1936; two daughters, Azilee Holland, Hickory, NC and Susan Barton, Hancock; two sons, Robert Moats, Lothian, MD and Ronald Moats, Hancock; one brother, Raymond Moats, Hancock; six grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by five sisters, Olive Shott, Cora Sosey, Ethel Keefer, Ester Seburn and Della Weller; and six brothers, Lloyd Moats, Roy Moats, Harry Moats, John Moats, Walter Moats and Ira Moats.
Services were held at 2 p.m. January 22 at Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, Hollow Road, Hancock. The Rev. Harry E. Strite officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. 
Arrangements were by Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main Street, Hancock.
Memorial donations may be made to Stone Bridge Church of the Brethren, c/o Wayne Winters, 318 Town Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225.

Ethel L. Rash
Ethel L. Cain Rash, 89, Penns Grove, NJ, died January 6, 1998, in Penns Grove Parkview Health Care Center.
Born in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Nannie Pearl Michael Thompson.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Early Cain, Berkeley Springs and second husband, Warren Rash, Penns Grove.
Surviving are one son, Leo Cain, Penns Grove; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousins of this area.
Graveside services were held January 10 at 10 a.m. at Riverview Cemetery in Penns Grove.
Arrangements were by Ashcraft Funeral Home, Penns Grove. 

Mary I. Ogle
Mary Ionne Ogle, 91, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, January 22, 1998 in War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs. 
She was the daughter of the late William Arthur Ogle and Nola Wahley Ogle.
She was a retired chief of U.S. Information Agency of Washington.
She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church of Berkeley Springs, where she was active with the altar and rosary society.
She is survived by three grandchildren and one niece. 
She was preceded in death by one son, Wallace Stamey and one sister, Hazel Beckwith.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 24, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. John S. Ledford officiating.
Interment was in Greenway Cemetery of Berkeley Springs. 
Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 106 S. Mercer Street, Berkeley Springs, handled arrangements. 
 
Martha E. Stanley
Martha Ellen Stanley, 83, of Hancock, MD, died Monday, January 26, 1998, at her home.
Born September 8, 1914, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Lillie Mae Bishop Coffman.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Winfred Stanley, in 1967.
She retired from Londontown Manufacturing in Hancock, as a seamstress. She previously was employed by Jacobs Brothers in Hancock. She was a seamstress after her retirement.
She was a member of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, where she was in the church choir for many years.
She was a member of Hancock Senior Citizens and Webster B. Harrison Post 26 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, all of Hancock.
She is survived by two daughters, Wilma Valentine, Warfordsburg, PA and Mary Ellen Gladhill, Big Pool, MD; three sons, Owen W. Stanley, Ronald L. Stanley and Robert E. Stanley, all of Hancock; two sisters, Mary O'Rourke and Elda Mellott, both of Hancock; one brother, Charles Hoffman, Hancock; one adopted sister, Dottie Coffman, Hancock; 10 grandchildren; one step-granddaughter; 10 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ethel Wink and Edna Hixon; four brothers, Vernon Coffman, Elwood Coffman, Wilson Coffman and Ercel Coffman; and one grandson.
Services will be held today, Wednesday, January 28 at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, 2 E. High Street, Hancock. The Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr. and Lay Associate Steven L. McCarty will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.
Arrangements by the Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main Street, Hancock.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, 2 E. High Street, Hancock, MD 21750; or Hancock Rescue Squad Inc., 14734 Warfordsburg Road, Hancock, MD 21750.

Stella A. McLymond
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, January 31, for Stella Allen McLymond, 99, of Williamsport, MD, formerly of Hancock, MD, who died Friday, January 9, 1998 at the Williamsport Nursing Home in Williamsport, MD.
Memorial services will be conducted at 3 p.m. January 31 at the Berkeley Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church, Route 522 South, with Pastor Carl B. Watts officiating.
Arrangements by the Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union Street, Berkeley Springs.

Oletha Sheets
Oletha Sheets, 87, of Auburn, Ritchie County, died Sunday, January 25, 1998 at the family residence in Auburn. 
She was born on April 15, 1910, in Gilmer County, the daughter of the late Luther D. and Margaret Johns Edwards. 
She was a graduate of the former Glenville High School, and attended Glenville State College.
She was a homemaker, a member of the Ritchie County Farm Bureau, and the Auburn Baptist Church where she had been involved with the Women's Mission Society and the Sunday School as a teacher and as church song leader.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Lynn Sheets; three sons, James E. Sheets, Lake, Donald L. Sheets, Berkeley Springs and Claren D. Sheets, Madisonville, KY; one daughter, Vivian L. Cromer, Tazwell, VA; one sister, Erma Edwards, Glenville; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Corley Edwards; one sister, Ruby Taylor; and one granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, January 28, from the Auburn Baptist Church, Auburn, with Rev. Brian Stewart, Rev. Charles Mullen and Rev. John Frum officiating.
Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Harrisville. 
McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home, Pennsboro, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Auburn Baptist Church, Rt. 1, Box 5, Auburn, WV 26325.


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