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ADKINS, JR. services will be held 2 p. m. from the Mel- Colonial F~nteral Ranson, for Cletus Ad- 43, of 701 West Ll~herty Charles Town, who died evening, Aug. 13, in the Administration I[ospital D. C after a long The Rev. Russell Urqu- ~tor of the Charles 'k~wn Chu:.ch, will officiate and Will be made in Edge Itilt in Charles Town. Fri- )e received at the Fu~ne- this evening (Thsrs- L 7 until 9 p. m. eased was born in Hall- Va September 2, 19124, e late Cletus and M~ry Adkins, Sr. For years as a police officer 'in Va. until he retired ago. He ~n was a me - the Baptist Church al;ld Fire Company. tie a veteran of World War Korean War. are his widow, Mrs. Rissler Adkins, of Char- three daughters - Mrs. Franks', Martinsburg; Ann Adkins and vornon ' "'Raymond L. Woodward Methodist Church of Washington a mcmber of the Master Masons of Stansberry Chapter Lodge No. 24, of Washington; a member qf St. ,lohn's Lodge No 18, O: E. S. and a member of the Letter Car- riers Association He was also a veteran of World War I Surviving are his widow Mrs. Miss Sally Ann Adkins, at the home; two sons, Cletus It. Adkins of Charles Town and Thomas E. Adkins at the home; a step-sonAnnie Lee Sergrest Thomas, at Itarold Seal, Jr of Ranson one the home in Shannondale; a sis- grandchild and a sister, Mrs. ter, Mrs. Hazel Monks, of Alton, Illinois; two brothers - Floyd A. Thomas and Edwin M. Thomas, both of East Arian, Illinois. LOUIS PETER MELLO Funeral services were held this Wright - Ferguson Funeral Home morning (Thursday) at 11 o'clock in Jackson, Mississippi, for Clyde from the Melvin T. Strider Col- Thomas, 71, a resident of "the onial Funeral tlome in Ranson, Shannondale section of Jefferson for Louis Peter Mello, 63, a rest- County, who died unexpectedl~ dent of Stile's Trailer Court, Tuesday in Charles Town General Ranson, who died unexpectedly Hospital. Burial will be made in Monday morning enroute to the Lakewood Memorial Park Inc. Charles Town General Hospital. The remains were sent from the The Rev. John Wilson officiated Melvin T. Strider Colonial Fune- and burial was made in Edge Hill ral Home in Ranson Wednesday Cemetery in Charles Town. to Jackson, Miss via airplane. The deceased was born ~ New York City, June 17, 1905, and he. had worked as Chef for the Harry M. Stevens & Company of New York, having for years worked at i race tracks in New York, Mary- land, Florida and West Virginia. He was a member of the Charles l Town Chapter Loyal Order of Moose. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Bessie E. Davis Mello, at the The deceased was born in Bis- mark, Missouri, Sept. 27, 1896, a son of William and Nancy Reed Thomas. H was a retired letter carrier for the U. S. Post- office Department and for santo years now had been self employ- ed as a real estate broker and had been making his home in this county. He was a member of , Dies In VA Hospital Raymond L. Woodard, of Kear- nevsville, formerly a resident of Charles Town, (lied late Wednes- clay night in a veterans Admin- istration Hospital in Washington D'IC'te after a long illness. is well-known in Charles Town and Jefferson County, hav- ing owned and operated a plumb- ink and heating business in Char- les Town for a number of years. Later he moved his business anti residence to the KearneysvilleI section. [ No other details on his death, ! survivors, or funeral arrange- ments were available at noon to- dab;. Three Slightly--- FROM PAGE 1--A control. He was charged with fail- ure to have his car under con- trol. Two accidents were also inves- tigated by State Police on August 7, both of a minor nature The first occurred about 5:30 p. m. on the Shepherds, own River Road when a car being driven by Ward L. LaRue, of Shepherds- town, went out of control, rolled down a bank and came to rest in a roadside creek. LaRue told police he was tr:dng to avoid an- other car approaching when he OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVOCATE AUGUST 15, 1968 A--3 OO$ IN CHARLES TOWN BOYS' SHIRTS Long sleeve permanent press shirts for boys. A grand selection of styles and colors. Long Sleeve Shirts from 2.99 home in Ranson; his mother, Mrs. Erma Mello of New York City; two daughters---Mrs. Betty Jean: Wilson of Charles Town and Miss Mary Ann Mello at the home; three sons---Peter Edward Mello of Charles Town; Louise Gone and Ronald Lee Mello, both at the home and eight grandchild. rcn. MISS MARY E. H. GIBSON Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 11 from the Eack.les Funeral Home in Har pers Ferry for Miss Mary Estelle (Heckle) Gibson, 88, of Harpers Ferry, who died Sunday in the ,Charles Town General Hospital after a long illness. The Rev. Ran aid Ketterman, officiated and bur ial was made in Edge Hill Ceme- tery in Charles Town. The deceased was born in Jeff- erson County, July 18, 1880, a daughter of the late John W. and Mary Trussall Gibson. She had been making her home with Gil- bert E. Perry of Harpers Ferry, a nephew. Her only survivors are Mr. Perry and another nephew, Will- iam C. Wilson, of Pasadena Calif. Miss Clamye Baker remains in the Charles Town General Hospi- tal where she is resting a little better at this time. lost control of the car. Damage was only minor and no charges were placed. About 6:30 p. m. ears being operated by Victor Sweeney of Sharpsburg, Md and Mark Os- bourn of Shepherdstown, cop lided on the Flowing Springs Road near Duffields, causing about $600 damages. Both drivers were slightly injured. Charles Town State Trooper Gary Arthur said no charges were preferred against either driver. The two minor accidents inves- tigated by Charles Town Munici- pal Police occurred Friday and Saturday. The Friday accident occurred at Washington Court, when a Jefferson Transit Cab operated by Walter O. Price of Route 2, Harpers Ferry, stopped for a stop sign and was struck by a car'be- ing driven by Charles Painter of Charles Town. Charles Town Patrolman Max Barrow, charged Painter with failure to have his car under control. Damage to the two cars was placed at $75. The Saturday accident occurred at noon at the intersection of West and West Washington streets. A Southbound car being driven by Harry D." Nicodemus of Rippon, struck a car being driven by John P. Creamer, Jr~, of Summit Point. MEN'S Or BOYS' SPORT SOCKS or elastic top! styles in or assorteii colors. or boys' sizes. FRUIT - Of - The. LOOM UNDERWEAR . 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