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2 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, May 6, 1999 In Memoriam GUILFORD P. TURNER Guilford Perry Turner, 77, of Mannings, died Saturday, May 1, at Loudoun Hospital Center, Lees- burg, Va. Born May 19, 1921, in Jefferson County, he was the son of the late Edward Lee and Margaret Viands Turner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Turner, who died in 1999. He had been a self-employed electrical contractor in Jefferson County for many years. Prior to that he was employed with Jeffer- son County Board of Education and with Martin-Marietta Com- pany, at the Standard Lime-Stone Plant, Millville. He was a member of Bolivar Pentecostal Church, Harpers Ferry, and had been a member of the church board. He had served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He is survived by three daugh- ters, Inez Ridgeway, Darlene T. Weister and Trixana T. Carter, all of Harpers Ferry; three sons, B. Guilford Turner, Charles Town, Duane L. Turner, Harpers Ferry, and Ronald L. Turner, Halltown; one sister, Gladys Ott, Charles Town; twelve grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Timothy Edward Turner; two sisters, Grace LaRue and Ella Painter and two brothers, Robert Turner and Nelson Turner. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Bolivar Pentecostal Church. His son, the Rev. B. Guilford Turner, officiated. Burial was in Edge Hill Cemetery. Melvin T. Strider Colonial Fu- neral Home handled arrange- ments. Memorial contributions may be made to Bolivar Pentecostal Church, Route 5, Box 1286, Harp- ers Ferry, WV 25425. RUTH M. PRATT Ruth Martha Pratt, 76, of Charles Town, died Sunday, May 2, at her home. Born November 5, 1922, in Lithuania, she was the daughter of the late John and Emma Pelnis Schultz. She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Kenneth C. Pratt. She was the former owner/op- erator of Sulphur Rock Grocery Store, Sulphur Rock, Ark. She was a cosmetician in New York and proprietor of AKCREST Ken- nels, N.Y. She was of the Christian faith. She is survived by two daugh- ters, Donna Lee Dora, Charles Town, and Debra D. Kaiser, High- land, N.Y.; one son, Kenneth C. Pratt, Charles Town; one brother, Richard A. Schultz, Pomona, Ca- lif and four grandchildren. Graveside services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Edge Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Wyman Hall officiated. Arrangements were by Jeffer- son Chapel Funeral Home. ANTON J. VON WALD neral Home, Ransom The Revs. Kristina Arntz and Larry Smoot Anton Joseph "Zipper" Von officiated. Burial was in Masonic Wald, 54, of Charles Town, died Cemetery, Middleway. Thursday, April 29, at his home. =~ Born Ocotber 22, 1944, in Washington, D.C he was the son of Elsie Plass Von Wald, of Hillcrest Heights, Md and the late Walter Von Wald. He was a graduate of Suitland (Md.) High School. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service Center in Falling Waters for 12 years. He retired after 24 years with the U.S. Navy. He served during the Vietnam War and received the 5th Good Conduct Medal, Merito- rious Unit Commendation, Navy Unit Commendation (two awards), Air Medal, Navy Expedi- tionary Medal, Vietnamese Ser- vice Medal and National Defense Service Medal. He was a Catholic. He was a member of VFW Post 9170 and American Legion Post 0274, both in Beeville, Tex.; AMVETS Post 0010, and Navy Fleet Reserve Association in Suitland, Md.; and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 120 in Martinsburg. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 16 years, Elizabeth J. "Tish" Pal Von Wald; a daughter, Ilse Di Angelis, Jonestown, Pa.; a son, Michael Von Wald, Redmond, Wash.; two sisters, Christine Castner, Rock- ville, Md and Katherine Niederhelman, Germantown, Md.; a brother, Steven Von Wald, Gaithersburg, Md.; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Walter J. Von Wald, Daniel Von Wald, Mark Von Wald, and Eric Von Wald. Services will be held today (May 6) at 2:45 p.m. in Fort Myer Chapel of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. The Catholic chaplain will officiate. Melvin T. Strider Colonial Fu- neral Home handled arrange- ments. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Mar- tinsburg, WV 25401. JOSEPH R FOGLE Joseph Paul Fogle, 9, of Sum- mit Point, died Tuesday, April 27, at his home. Born May 23, 1989, in Winches- ter, Vs he was the son of Isaac L. and Tina L. Harbaugh Fogle. He was a fourth grade ftudent at South Jefferson Elementary School. He played baseball for the Braves in Summit Point Little League. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Danielle, at home; one brother, Jessie, at home; maternal grandmother, Becky Harbaugh, Thurmont, Md.; paternal grandparents, Richard and Fran Gore, Harpers Ferry, and Leroy and Mae Fogle, Emmitsburg, Md.; aunts, uncles, and cousins. Services were held last Friday at 2 p.m. at Jefferson Chapel Fu- CEMETERY LOTS FOR SALE Singles, Side-by-Side Double and four-grave lots. Perpetual Care Included. Make your arrangements in advance rather than leaving more 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 The Tri-State Area ESTABLISHED 1844 Published Weekly on Thursday by Harpers Ferry, W. Va. ~5.@5 The Jefferson Publishing Company, Inc. 210 North George Street Charles Town, Wast Virginia Telephone: (304) 725-2046 Second 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 POSTMAsTER: Please send addrels changes to The Spirit of Jefferson-Farmer's Advocate, P,O. Box 966, Charles Town, WV 25414. i I iii I I ii III I II I JESSIE V. MANN Jessie Viola Mann, 87, of Shep- herdstown, and formerly of Hager- stown, Md died Thursday, April 29, at her home. Born June 6, 1911, in Piney Planes, Md she was the daughter of the late Arthur L. and Lula A. Brinkman Mann. She is survived by a close friend, Paul Newman, Hager- stown; two sisters, Pearl Spiker, Pikeside, and Mable Henderson, Martinsburg; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Willard A. Mann. Graveside services were Satur- day at 1 p.m. at Rosedale Cem- etery. The Rev. Floyd Smith offici- ated. VIRGINIA W. MCDONALD Virginia Washington Heskett McDonald, 88, of Charles Town, died Wednesday, April 28, at Inte- grated Health Services of West Virginia. Born October 20, 1910 in Kabletown, she was the daughter of the late Thomas S. and Anna C. Clipp Heskett. Her husband, Charles Wilfred McDonald, died in 1976. She was a graduate of Clarke County High School, Berryville, Vs. She was a homemaker, and was a member of Kabletown United Methodist Church. She was on many church committees, taught Sunday School, and was a member of Ladies Aid Society. She was a member of Stone- wall-Roser Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy, Charles Town, and AARP. She was a past member of Charles Town Woman's Club. She is survived by one daugh- ter, Elizabeth C. "Betty Ann" Wall, Charles Town; one son, Thomas G. "Tommy" McDonald, Summit Point; four granddaughters; two grandsons; one great-grand- daughter; and three great-grand- sons; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles David McDonald; three sisters, Mazie Ware, Norma Shultz and Ethel Marie Chapman; and one brother, Harry Heekett. Mrs. McDonald was the last of her immediate family. Services were held last Friday at 2 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colo- nial Funeral Home. The Rev. James Chambly officiated. Burial was in Edge Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Kabletown United Meth- odist Church, c/o Betty White, 307 Pear Tree Court, Charles Town, WV 25414. RAY C. MILLER Ray Cletus Miller, 76, of Ranson, died Monday, May 3, at Loudoun Long Term Health Care Center, Leesburg, Va. Born November 16, 1922, in Luray, Va he was the son of the late Titus and Gracie Fox Miller. He retired from the Garnett Payne Farm in Jefferson County and was of the Pentecostal faith. Surviving are five children, Joyce Hardy, Harpers Ferry, Carol Washington and Pamela Lanham, both of Charles Town, Cliff Miller, Ranson, and Gary Miller, Alexan- dria, Va.; a sister, Isabella Stoneberger, Luray; two brothers, LeRoy Miller and Hunter Miller, both of Luray; nine grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. Services will be today at 10 a.m. from the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home. Rev. Lester Dillow will officiate. Burial will be in the Morningstar Lutheran Church Cemetery in Luray. SYLVESTER E. HOUSDEN Sylvester E. Housden, 67, of Camp Hill, Pa died Monday in Holy Spirit Hospital there. Born July 5, 1931, in Shenandoah Junction, he was a son of the late Millard S. and Parthenia Cubbage Honsden. He attended Shepherdstown High School and was retired from Blaw-Knox Equipment Company 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 in Pittsburgh. He served in the Air Force and was a member of the American Legion. Surviving are his wife, Carol Ann Housden, at home; two step- sons, Jerry and Jeff Hey, both of Camp Hill; one brother, Rufus Housden, Shenandoah Junction; four sisters, Fausteen Louden, of Knoxville, Md Charlotte Weller, Shenandoah Junction, Sylvia Jones, Shepherdstown, and Mary Frances Bishop, Boothwyn, Pa.; two grandchildren; 15 nieces; and 19 nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Carlton Housden, of Shenandoah Junction. Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Musselman Funeral Home, 324 Hummel Avenue, LeMoyne, Pa with the Rev. Robert Mansfield officiating. Burial, with military honors, will be at Indiantown Gap National Cem- etery, Annville, Pa. Viewing will be Friday at the fu- neral home from 10 to 11 a.m. JEAN M.TUMBLIN Jean M. Tumblin, 58, of Rippon, died Wednesday, April 28, at Valley View Nursing Home in Berkeley Springs. Born August 26, 1940, in Win- chester, Vs she was the daughter of larrie Holtzclaw McDonald, of Berryville, Va and the late Raymond McDonald. She was a production worker at American Woodmark. Mrs. Tumblin was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Rippon and Harpers Ferry. She was a 1958 graduate of Clarke County, Va High School. She married David "Buddy" Tumblin on September 2, 1961, in Rippon. Besides her mother and hus- band, she is survived by a daugh- ter, Misty Dawn Tumblin, Rippon; three sons, David L. Tumblin, Jr Rippon, Timothy W. Tumblin, Charles Town; and Christopher J. Tumblin, Kearneysville; a sister, Patsy Burner, Berryville; and three grandchildren. Services were conducted last Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel in Berryville. The Rev. John D. Alfriend officiated. Interment was . in Green Hill Cemetery in Berryville. WINIFRED K. LARUE Winifred K. "Winnie" LaRue, 72, of Rippon, died Monday, May 3, at her home. Born October 10, 1926, in Win- chester, Va she was the daughter of Denzil Kackley, of Berryville, Va and the late Ruby Rutherford Kackley. She was a 1945 graduate of Clarke County, Va High School and was assistant postmaster at the U.S. Post Office in Rippon for 20 years. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Rippon, the Women's Auxiliary of the church and the church choir. She was also a member of the Homemakers' Ex- tension Club. In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband of 53 years, James Warren LaRue; one daughter, Carol Davids, Indialantic, Fla.; one son, James C. LaRue, Rippon; three brothers, Raymond Kackley, Winchester, Va Charles Kackley, Berryville, and Lawrence Kackley, Woodbridge, Va.; six grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Jane Kempster and the Rev. Victor Lawson officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg. Friends will be received at the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town tonight from 7 to 9. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401, the American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, or to St. John's Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, care of Linda Poston, P.O. Box 70, Rippon, WV 25441. DOUGLAS D. TAYLOR Douglas Dewayne Taylor, 46, of Sterling, Vs and formerly of Charles Town, died Monday, May 3, at Loudoun Hospital Center, Leesburg, Va. Born February 12, 1953, in Martinsburg, he was the son of Reese E. Taylor, of Sterling, and Helen Clemmons Taylor, Charles Town. He was a graduate of Jefferson High School, and the West Virginia College of Beauty Martinsburg. He attended signing courses in New and was a self-employed signer in Winchester. Of the Pentecostal served in the U.S. Army. Besides his parents, include four sisters, and Phyllis Hinton, both of{ Town, Theresa Ranson, and Sandra K. Sterling; and one brother, Clemmons, Martinsburg. Services will be today at Melvin T. Strider neral Home. Joyce ficiate with interment in View Memory Gar~ Martinsburg. G.E.D. SCHEDULE IN JEFFERSON Last Thursday of each to 10 p.m. Last Saturday of each a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Board cation Office, 110 enue, Charles Town, WV Wednesday of each to 11:30 a.m. at the Job Corps, 237 Job Corps Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, For more informatioJ (304) 724-4002. Thursdays, 8 a.m. - 4 Friday, 8 - 11:30 a.m. BLOODMOBILI JEFFERSON A number of will be in operation in County in May, it was this week by the Cross. A goal of 40 units of been set for a visit of th bile to the Shannondale Saturday, May 15, from 9 p.m. The next Monday, Bloodmobile will be Jefferson Memorial Hos 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The this visit will be 30 pints glucose screening the hospital. Finally, on Friday, May Bloodmobile will be Zion Episcopal Church in Town from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.! for this visit is 35 pints blood is especially needed. :7 OTelellor 's FLOWER & GIFT 602 North Mildred Xtrut (Rt 9 P 12th Av*.) Ranto#, 9 Saturday, Frank Creative Arts Cq Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, WV Brian Ganz, the guest piano soloist Music director Leo Driehuys wilt conduct i concerts are preceded with a Friday, May 7 luncheon, "Listen at Lunch" to be held at the Bavarian Inn at Noon. Cost will be $12. Make reservations by calling the Millbrook office. % auxiliary committee will host the Summer June Gala & Auction -June 6. Inquire at the office or Check out the web site at Route 340 North Route 340 South 728-4260 Main Office On the Circle in Ranson Wal-Mat Supercenter Charles Town Plaza Village