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pirit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE Obituaries PAGE Wednesday, May 16, 2012 A7 Loretta Mae (Urosek) Fischer Loretta Mae (Urosek) Fischer, 79, of Harpers Ferry, died May 12, 2012 at her residence under the care of Hos- pice of the Panhandle, and her hus- band, Her- man P. Fis- cher. Born Aug. 1, 1932, in Caretta, she also lived in Connellsville, Pa. before com- ing to Washington, D.C. in 1950. She was the daughter of the late Sarah B. Russek and Joseph M. Russek. She was a parishioner of.St. James the Greater Roman Cath- olic Church in Charles Town. She had retired after 50 years of employment as a registered nurse. She graduated from Cap- ital City School of Nursing in 1954 and received BSN and MSN degrees at Catholic Uni- versity of America in Washing- ton, D.C. in 1960 and 1979, re- spectively. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Herman P. Fischer., her sons, Paul and wife Valerie, Lawrence, John and daughter, Helen L. Carbonneau. She was preceded in death by her daugh- ter, Marianne Rejewski. She is also survived by grandchildren, Alison and Edouard Carbonneau, and Ryan and Adam Fischer; one sister, Darlene A. Hess; and three brothers, Henry Russek, Thomas L. Russek and John W. Russek. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Josephine A. Riley, Mary Elizabeth Johnston and one brother, Joseph M. Russek Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial win be held at noon on May 17, 2012 at St. James the Greater Roman Catholic Church, 49 Crosswinds Drive, Charles Town, with Fa- ther John Ledford and Deacon David Galvin officiating. Interment will be at the Pleas- ant View Memory Gardens, Mar- tinsburg. Friends will be received from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thurs- day, May 17, 2012 at the Mel- vin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, 310 South Fairfax Blvd.. Ranson, WV 25438. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Pan- handle, 122 Waverly Court, Mar- tinsburg, WV 25403. Condolences may be expressed at www.mtstrider.com. Kenneth James Bradford Kenneth James Bradford, 58, of Ranson, died Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at his residence. Born Sept. 6, 1953 in Charles Town, he was the son of the late Frank James Bradford and Eliza- beth Marie Walker. He worked for the Dixie Narco Co. and Royal Vendors Inc. as a press operator before retiring. He is survived by five sons: Corey Green, of Keameysville, Maurice Bradford of Shenando- ah Junction, Damian Bradford, Adrian Green of Martinsburg and Denzel Johnson of Charles Town; one daughter, Latisha Carr, of Charles Town; three brothers: Donald Walker, Frankie and Vin- cent Bradford; two sisters, Caro- lyn and Robin Bradford; eleven grandchildren; and a host of cous- ins and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by grandchild, Nasya Green. A memorial service will be held 2 pan. Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at the Mt. Zion United Method- ist Church with the Pastor Kenny Carr officiating. Interment will be private. Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneml- HomesWV.com. Dorothy Elizabeth Hough Smallwood Dorothy Elizabeth Hough Smallwood, 101, died May 10, 2012. while at home and sur- rounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice of the Pan- handle and her caretak- ers, There- sa Luttrell and David Smallwood. Born July 26, 1910, in Sum- mit Point, she was the daughter of the late George Mortimer Hough and Phoebe Belinda Howell Hough. She grew up on Federal Hill Farm, in the Mechanicstown area, and was the last of her im- mediate family. She was a very gifted home- maker and talented artist. She was famous for her apple dolls and handmade quilts. Her quilt of the American Presidents is hang- ing in the Smithsonian Museum. She is survived by three sons: Walter Francis Smallwood Jr., and wife Louise, Gilbert Perry Smallwood Sr., and wife Cath- erine, all of Charles Town, and Lloyd Samuel Smallwood, and wife Gail, of Keameysville; three daughters: Dorothy Lerona Barger-Fuller, Peggy Lee John- son Roy, and husband Clarence Jr., all of Middleway, and Anna Belinda Carson-Walker, and husband Jim, of Harpers Ferry; 21 grandchildren and 24 great- grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her hus- band of 70 years, Walter Francis Smallwood Sr.: two daughters: Mary June Smallwood and Judie Gaye Faith McDermott; 14 broth- Hearing Testing Balance/Dizziness Test Babies to Seniors Tinnitus Testing Hearing Aids [ JlAUDIOLOGY ISERVICES patient's listening comfort levels, What are our amls sating almut us? '7 have enjoyed your services for a number of years. My experi- ences have constently been superb, ljua wh I had acted on my nuaolog#t recommendations sooner", - James Sadler "Sound Advice and Caring Service Since 1996" Martinsburg Charles Town 304-264-8884 304-728-6763 www.audiologyhearing.org 1* ers, three sisters, and three grand- children. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at the St. James Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. John Ledford officiating. Interment was in the Edg e Hill Cemetery. Lee Roy Reed Jr. Lee Roy Reed Jr.. 46, died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at his home in Bakerton. Born Nov. 16. 1965, in Ran- son, he was the son of Lee Roy Sr., and Mary Woodard Reed. He was of the Pente- costal faith. He was a 1985 grad- uate of Jefferson High School, and was a member of the FFA Alumni. He was a member of Friend- ship Fire Company in Harpers Ferry and Citizens Fire Company in Charles Town. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Dearma Reed of Millville; sister, Mary E. Reed of Charles Town; ex-wife Tracy Reed of Millville; grand- mother, Naomi V. Reed of Shenan- doah Junction; three uncles, Steve Reed, Lester Reed and Richard Reed; one aunt, Jean Reed; one great-uncle, Nelson Tarmon; and several cousins and close friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lillian and Wil- lis Woodard, and Clyde Milton Reed Sr; and uncles, Clyde Reed Jr., and Junior Woodard. Services were held on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at the Millville Pentecostal Church. Interment was in Fairview Lu- theran Cemetery in Bolivar. Memorial contributions be made to Beware Against Drugs, Inc., P.O. Box 61. Halltown, WV 25423. Condolences to the family may be expressed at his obituary at www.eackles-spencerfimeral- home .com. June W. Johnson June W. Johnson, 75, died Fri- day, April 20, 2012 at Wacca- maw Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C. Born in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Richard and Pearl Wood. She is survived by husband, Robert Johnson of Myrtle Beach; three children; William Keith Lowder of Hampstead, Md., Kenneth Alien Lowder of Oden- ton, Md., and Karen Ann Lash- er of Crofton, Md., seven grand- children and five great-grand- children; three sisters: Myrtle Musgrove, Mary Moore and STAY CURRENT ON Conununity Events ', Subscribe  '/ - \\;Iw'{ to ,,J Ht 00ptrtt0000 i CALL 725-2046 :: Cathy Bentley, and two step- children: Debbie Neal and Patty Demma. A memorial service for June will be held Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 4 p.m. at First Bap- tist Church of Crofton, 1690 Crofton Parkway, Crofton MD 21114. The family will welcome all family and friends, after the ser- vice, at 1719 Crofton Parkway Crofton, MD 21114. Millicent C. Quimby Millicent Quimby passed away on April 12, 2012 at the age of 97. Millicent was born to Da- vid Childs and Mary Pauline Barnes in Middleway, West Vkginia,on April 8, 19t5. She attended Charles Town High School in Charles Town, West V'tr- ginia. She then moved to Washington, DC where she attended Garfield Hospital School of Nursing, graduat- ing in 1937. She met her husband, Lowell Quimby and mar- fled in 1943. They moved back to Summit Point in 1949, where she worked at the Charles Town Hospital until 1956. Millicent then went to work as a lab assis- tant at the Eastern Fisheries and Research Lab in Leet- own, West V'wginia in 1956 and retired in 1980. She was awarded the Meritorious Service Award of the Department of the Interior for exceptional high standards of excellence for her work with fisheries re- search at retirement. Moving to Port St. Lucie, Florida, in 1981, Millint traded her West Vkginia RN license for a Florida one. She went to work part time at a nursing home in the area in 1982 until she retired (again) in 1994, when she moVed to West Linn, Ore- gon to be near her daughter. She volunteered at both the West Linn Library and the TLC unit at Meridian Park Hospital. She is survived by her daughter, Sally Quimby; her granddaughter, Caro- line Coykendall; and seven great-grandchildren. She was loved by all who knew her. There will be a grave- side ceremony of her life at the Masonic Cemetery in Middleway, West Virginia at llam. on Saturday, May 19. Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to South .Jefferson Public .Library, PO Box 17, Sum- mit Point, West Va. 25446. Since 1918 FACKLES-SPENCER & NORTON FUNERAL HOME Family Owned & Operated Rte. 340 at Halltown Rd, Charles Town/Harpers Ferry West Virginia Alan H. Norton Robert L. Spencer (Ucensee) (Ucensee-ln-Charge) 304.724.6500 St. Ranson, WV 25438 Phone: 304-725-5321 Fax: 304-725-4767 www.BmwnFtmeralltomesWV.com Robert C. Fields, LIC Two options for publishing obituaries The free obituary in- cludes basic information on the person who has passed away, details on the me- morial service and the list of survivors in the immedi- ate family. We also include a photo of the deceased. The number of grandchil- dren is included, but those survivors are not listed by name. Free obituaries may be emailed to news@spir- itofjefferson.com or faxed to 304-728-6856. For ques- tionS, call Managing Editor Robert Snyder at 304-725- 2046. The paid obituary may in- clude a larger photo, addi- tional biographical details, the names of grandchil- dren and other survivors, and other information that is desired. Those obituar- ies are treated as advertise- ments and should be sent to Christine Miller Ford at Christine@ spiritofjeffer- son.com or faxed to 304- 728-6856. For questions, call Ford at 304-725-2046. Wmnm Announc00l be m " ww 2012 Better emqog ,md Speect onth say Contest, Due to :be #eedjbr bearing aids and the or&l:,'/ing re.oe  thi)r contort, Dr, (;ra/m and bet staff.fill that there stmu/d be a s,v#nd nna" to neie a Fee S:t q]" Digilal Hearing Aids. ()urea/is o ontiu# t peoN& ".'otod Adrice arm Ct Sace"jbr aliases. Congratula6ons James Darlington Congratula6mm Mary Tetrick (Charles Town). (Martlnsbarg) Hearing screentnl are |us as importmt s your lar health screenings and because we care,we will screen your hearing absolugely FREE OF CHARGE! A Special Thank You To Our Judges: lura Lowther Judy Gelestor. Karen Bowers and Pam-FawlcT Marlin = _- In LovingMemory of TYRONE D. WILLIAMS Birth - May 14, 1974 Death - Aril 7, 2011 It's been a year since you left us. Your loving smile will be missed forever. Sleep on, Tyrone, and take your rest. We all love you, but God loves you best. Your morn Linda, stepfather Calvin, son Tyrone, Jr. and family :,7 _: '," Colonial Funeral Home 310 S. Fairfax Blvd. Charles Town / Ranson Full Service Funerals & Cremations J.B, Ban" Licensee-in-Charge Family Owned since 1889 304-725-7068 www, ndsibrider, com.