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2 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, March 25, 1999 In Memoriam PAUL D. MILLS LORETTA L. PENWELL Paul D. Mills, Jr of Grafton, Loretta Lynn Hill Penwell, 52, Ohio, died March 19 at his home of Harpers Ferry, died Tuesday, while under the care of Hospice. March 23, at her home. Born January 5, 1937, in Born February 14, 1947, in Millville, he was the son of the late McComb, Miss she was the Paul D. Mills, Sr and Virginia daughter of the late Grayson Will- Hindman Mills. iam and Anna Lee Carlisle Hill. He was a graduate of Harpers A homemaker, Mrs. Penwell was Ferry High School and served in a member of the Charles Town the United States Air Force. Baptist Church. Mr. Mills was a supervisor at a Surviving are her husband, die and stamping company in Elmer Leon Penwell, Jr.; two Cleveland, Ohio, for 22 years,daughters, Jeri Lynn Howell, He is survived by his wife, Kaye Martinsburg, and Kimberly Ann Hawkins Mills; two children, Barajas, Cape Coral, Fla.; two sons, Michelle and Michael; two brothers J e f f r e y S c o t t B o y d, Wayne Mills, Leesburg, Va and Shepherdstown, and Timothy Neal Kenneth Mills, Hidden River, Penwell, Jr at home; four sisters, Kearneysville. Judith Ann Slusher, Harpers Ferry, Services were held at the Susan Irene Alger, Ranson, Nancy Blackburg Funeral Home in Gayle Weakland, Longmont, Colo Grai~n on Monday, March 22. In, and Debra Kaye Stottlemyer, terment was in Rest Haven Charles Town; and two brothers, Memory Gardens in Avon, Ohio. G r e g o r y W i 11 i a m H i 11, Martinsburg, and Terry Lee Hill, Ranson. MABEL M, SCHULTZ Services will be held today at 2 Mabel Marie Johnston Schultz, p.m. at Jefferson Chapel Funeral 88, of Shepherdstown, died Thurs- Home, Ranson, with the Rev. Bruce day, March 18, at Jefferson Memo- Singhas officiating. Interment will rial Hospital. be in Edge Hill Cemetery. Born June 3, 1910, in Charles Town, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Nora McGorlick Johnston. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Lee Schultz, in 1986, and a daughter, Helen Lowe. She retired after working as a licensed practical nurse in Jefferson County. She worked at the old Charles Town General Hos- pital, Jefferson Memorial Hospital, and in private residential care. She was a member of Charles Town Baptist Church. Surviving are three daughters, Barbara Ramey, Charles Town, Margaret Rushworth, Pasadena, Md and Edna Jackson, Shepherdstown; nine grandchil- dren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services were held Monday at Charles Town Baptist Church with Dr. Wyman Hall officiating. Inter- ment was in Fairview Cemetery, Bolivar. Memorial donations may be made to the Charles Town Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 211 East Congress Street, Charles Town, WV 25414. ANNA LOUISE HOWELL Anna Louise Howell, 80, of 214 East 4th Avenue, Ranson, died Sunday, March 21, at the residence of her son in Ranson. Born March 19, 1919, in Jefferson County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas B. and Elizabeth Viands Longerbeam. She was a member of the Halltown Church of God. Surviving are four daughters, Dorothy Grove and Anna Grove, both of Silver Grove; Joyce Weston, Landover, Md and Linda Pierson, Harpers Ferry; three sons, Thomas Howell, Ranson, Raymond Howell, Warrenton, Va and Terry Howell, Brunswick, Md.; two sisters, Geneive Grove, Silver Grove, and Peg Nick, Ranson; three brothers, Thomas Longerbeam, Charles Town, and Elzy and Robert Longerbeam, both of Harpers Ferry; 35 grandchildren; 46 great- grandchildren; and four great- great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond J. Howell, in 1964; one sister, Beulah Pierson; and two grandchildren. Funeral services were con- ducted this past Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Halltown Church of God with Rev. Ollie Baer officiat- ing. Interment was in Edge Hill Cemetery. Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home in Harpers Ferry handled arrange- ments. Memorial donations may be made to the Halltown Church of God, P.O. Box 63, Halltown, WV 25423. Memorial contributions may be made to the Family Council at Care Haven of Berkeley, Route 5, Box A-167, Martinsburg, WV 25401. MILTON C. HUGHES Milton Culay Hughes, 86, of Shepherdstown, died Sunday, March 21, at Heartland of Martinsburg. He was the son of the late Travis and Louise Green Hughes. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Homezella Bevon McCann Hughes. He had been employed by American Marietta Limestone Quarry as a high grader operator. He was a farmer for Dr. O.C. Stein. A veteran of the U.S. Army who served in World War II, he attended St. John the Baptist Church. He is survived by a son, Thomas R. Creamer, Martinsburg; two sis- ters, Cora McDonald, Shepherdstown, and Lena Burrell, New Kensington, Pa.; four grand- children; four great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, and cousins. Other family members preced- ing him in death were five sisters, Bessie Brown, Anita Rogers, Oretllia Jackson, Roberta Branson, and Signora Brooks; five brothers, Hubert Hughes, Sherman Hughes, Travis Hughes, Sylvester Hughes, and Howard Hughes. RALPH F. Services will be held today at 1 BUDDENHAGEN p.m. at Rosedale Funeral Chapel Ralph Franklin Buddenhagen, with the Revs. Robert Craig and 95, of Charles Town, died Monday, Joe Liles and Elder Marva Harris March 22, at City Hospital, officiating. Interment will be in Martinsburg. Pleasant View Memory Gardens. Born July 13, 1903, in Charles Town, he was the son of the late Jo- CONRAD C. RHODEN seph F. and Irene (Fidinger) Conrad Carroll Rhoden, 74, of Buddenhagen. 80 Possum Hollow Lane, Mr. Buddenhagen had been em-Berryville, Va died Friday, March played with the Baltimore & Ohio 19, at Winchester Medical Center. Railroad and also with his brother B o r n M a y 2 9, 1 9 2 4, i n as a house painter. He also was an Berryville, he was the son of the ice man in Charles Town for many late William M. Rhoden, Sr and years. Katie Carroll Rhoden. A member of Asbury United He worked for 30 years for the Methodist Church, he served in the Virginia Department of Alcoholic U.S. Army Air Force during World Beverage Control in Berryville. War II. He received the Good Con- Mr. Rhoden served in the 4th duct Medal, European African Marine Corps in World War II. Middle Eastern Service Ribbon He was a member of American and the Distinguished Unit Badge. Legion Post 21 in Winchester, Va He was the last member of his .VFW Post 9760 in Berryville, and immediate family. Berryville Moose Lodge 2139. He was also preceded in death Surviving are his wife, Violet by three sisters, Margaret Ahalt, "Boots" SmaUwood Rhoden, whom Mabel B. Johnston and Dorothy he married December 11, 1971, in' Conert; a twin brothers, Robert Berryville; two daughters, Marsha Henry Buddenhagen, Sr and an- DeHaven, Sinking Spring, Pa and other brother, Joseph (Joe) Wendy Kloetzli, Centreville, Md.; Buddenhaggen. .one son, Fred Dodson, Jr His only survivors are nieces Berryville; and four granddaugh- and nephews, ters. Services will be held today atA memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. from the Melvin T. Saturday, March 27, at Enders & Strider Colonial Funeral Home.Shirley Funeral Home Chapel in The Rev. James Chambly will offi- Berryville with Dr. William E. ciate and burial will be in Edge Hill Ingram officiating. Military honors Cemetery. will be offered by the Clarke Lower Prices than at School .95" Limited Option DesignerTM ART(dRY[D" Advertise in the Panhandle Business & Service Guide. Watch for Res tlts! 725-2046 MEMORIAL MASS A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, March 27, at 1 p.m. from St. Leo's Catholic'Church, Inwood, for Fred R. Corso. Father Brian Shoda will officiate the service. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Leo's Catholic Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 99, In- wood, WV 25428. Arrangements are by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Fu- neral Home. CLOTHING. ACCESSORIES 115 N. Charles St. Charles Town. WV FUNERAL HOME Since 1918 ROBERT L. SPENCER FUNERAL DIRECTOR Pre-Arrangement Plans Available A Member of The National Funeral Directors Association Harpers Ferry, W. Va. 535-6500 *Details shown on ring not available on Ltd. Option =tyles. Limited time offer, Feagan's Jewelers 230 W. Washington SL, Charles Town, WV 25414 (304) 725-7411 CEMETERY LOTS FOR SALE Singles, Side-by-Side Double and four-grave lots. Perpetual Care Included. Make your arrangements in advance rather than leaving mor decisions for your family at a difficult time. EDGE HILL CEMETERY Charles Town, W. Va. Granites Bronze Marble Plaques Vases Cemetery Engraving Service No Overhead Compare Prices I Thomas Dailey (so4) 5s -s278 Harpers Ferry, W. Va. 25425 ESTABLISHED 1844 Published Weekly on Thursday by The Jefferson Publishing Company, Inc. 210 North George Street Charles Town, West Virginia Telephone: (304)725-2046Second Class Postage Mail Address: P.O. Box 966 Paid at Charles Town, W.Va. Charles Town, W.Va. 25414 USPS No. 510-960 Annual Subscription Price To Jefferson County addresses $21.00, including tax To all other West Virginia addresses $23.00, including tax To all other USA addresses $24.00, no tax required EDITOR & PUBLISHER Edward "Pat" Dockeney POSq~TER: PleaJe send address changes to The Spirit of Jefferson-Farmer's Advocate, P.O. Box 966, Charles Town, WV 25414. County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Carroll Rhoden VFW Memorial Garden Fund, care of Bank of Clarke County, P.O. Box 391, Berryville, VA 22611. LEON D. JENKINS Leon Donald Jenkins, 76, of Ranson, died Monday, March 22, at Winchester Medical Center. Born May 23, 1922, in Jefferson County, he was the son of the late Robert Paul and Betsy L. McGorlick Jenkins. He retired after 38 years with Martin-Marietta in Martinsburg and previously owned and oper- ated Jenkins Sanitation Service in Charles Town. He was self-em- ployed in the construction business in Jefferson County. Of the Baptist faith, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He is survived by his former wife, Leona V. Marlin, Charles Town; two daughters, Shirley Jean Finkbeiner, Newell, W.Va and Beverly Mae Whitmore, Ranson; five sons, Donald Leon Jenkins and Kenneth Lee Jenkins, both of Charles Town, Gerald Richard Jenkins, of California, Michael David Jenkins, Shenandoah Junc- tion, and Dennis Wayne Jenkins, Kearneysville; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers. Services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home. The Rev. John Divico officiated with burial in Edge Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Southern Chapter Alzheimers, 400 Allen Drive, Charleston, WV 25302. RUBY THERESA REED Ruby Theresa Reed, 79, of 1201 Maple Terrace, Brunswick, Md died Sunday, March 21, at Frederick, Md Memorial Hospital. Born December 8, 1919, in Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late William Franklin aden and Bertha May Hammond aden. She was a retired cashier for Roelkey's Grocery at Brunswick. She was a member and past officer of the Women of the Moose, Chap- ter 660, and Ladies Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 1136, both in Brunswick. Surviving are a son, Harold F. Reed, Charles Town; a sister, Jane O " =m.~ s = ~ ] WESTERN OUTFITTERS 2 Western Wear, Gifts, Collectibles Clearbrook, VA (540) 667-6006 D&S RACING OOLLECTIBLE$ acing Collectibles Ctearbrook, Va (540) 605-2094 oP suet,iB Clothing Accessories Sin. Household Items Charles Town, WV (304) 725-6605 I Tuesday thru Saturday 10AM-4PM Clothing .Accessories Small Household Items For the benefit of The Old Opera House E. Groves, Charles Town; a brother, Secours Hospital in Venice. Howard P. aden, Brunswick; and Born August 11, 191 two grandchildren, Jason C. and Bardane, she was the Katie T.A. Reed, both of Charles the late Charles Milton Town. Ethel Mae Rogers Burr. In addition to her parents, she band, Henry G. Stallings, was preceded in death by her hus- of Harpers Ferry, died in band, Charles Smith Reed, in 1984; She was a member of E one son, Charles S. Reed, Jr.; and Star 63 in Glen Burnie, several sisters and brothers. Elks Lodge Funeral services will be held to- She was a Methodist. day at 2 p.m. at the John T. Will- iams Funeral Home, 100 Survivors include two Petersville Road, Brunswick. Rev. Eleanor Burr Miller Fletcher Hutcheson, Jr will offici- Katherine Burr Jackson, ate. Interment will be in Union Town. Cemetery, Lovettsville, Va. Women of the Moose conducted She was also preceded in a memorial service at the funeral by two brothers, James home Wednesday evening, and Charles M. "Buddy" MARY ANN STALLINGS a sister, Martha Burr Mary Ann Stallings, 82, of A private funeral servi Venice, Fla died March 4 at Bon held March 12 in Venice. Continued from Page Shepherdstown, and the Sounds of number of proposed logos Joy. Other possible groups include might be used to serve as the Mighty Men of God and the Mt. Zion Men's Gospel Choir A special Organization. Much request goes out to all who might lowed, inspired by his have ideas to make the "Joy about the purposes and Night" a more exciting time. the organization. A final Anyone who is in a gospel group, or was not selected, but knows of one which would be avail- eating and attractive desi able for May 8 please call Ms. still under consideration. Burton at 724-7627, or Gwen resourceful and flexible Twyman at 724-2044, or the Boys offered to submit still more and Girl's Club of Charles Town The restoration project during business hours, an official address: Post Charles Town's James Fisher, a 843, Charles Town, c/o the man talented in graphic design and County African-American historical research, offered a Organization, AARP "SMOKE ALARMS" PROJECT Jefferson County American As- sociation Retired Persons, Chap- ter 799, is looking for seniors 50 and older, especially those living alone in their own homes, who do not have smoke alarms. Smoke detectors/alarms will be furnished and installed free of charge to in- come eligible seniors in either self- owned or rented property, house, mobile home, trailer, or apart- ment. The five county fire companies, Citizens and Independent in Charles Town, Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown, and Blue Ridge will be assisting with the installa- tion during the first week of May. It is critical that the information be obtained by March 30. Appli- cants must supply the following: Name and Birth Date, address and telephone Exact address location, location to nearest fire d~ ment, Type of dwelling apartment, etc number pants, rooms and levels (1,2, Own or Rent. Above information c~ mailed to: "Smoke East Washington Street, Town, WV 25414. Or 1274, 876-6916, or If you or someone you know qualify, please get out about this project. Give the United "Largest Selection of Racing Collectibles Stop In And See Duane, Susan, or Some of our stock includes: Racing Champions Racing Banks Racing Cards Card Supplies .Matchbox T-Shirts .Hats RCI .RCCA .Jackets & Much More! Store Hours: (Tues.Thurs 1t. (Fri 11.7) (Sat (Sun 11.5) (Man ORDERS Our Store is located 6 miles N of Winchester, Va. . Exit 321 on 1-81 Route 672, Ho Sweeten Your Easter with "Our Own" HOMEMADE CANDIES * Fudge * Easter Eggs Asst'd Sugar Free Chocolates We also have Patchville Bunnies IllJllll~