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2 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE- Thursday, November 13, 2008 Hazel M. Hendricks Thomas D. Estep, Jr. Hazel McDonald Hendricks, Thomas Dickerson Estep, Jr 95, of Shepherdstown, died 54, of Harpers Ferry, died Mon- Thursday, November 6, 2008 at day, November 3, 2008 at his her home, Glen Burnie Farm,residence. while under the care of Guard- Born October 19, 1954 in ian In-Home Services and Hos- Winchester, Va he was the son pice of the Panhandle. of Thomas Dickerson Estep, Sr. Born September 4, 1913, and Phyllis Deavers Melvin. near Rocky Marsh, in Berkeley He was retired from Holiday- County, she was the daughter Tyler Book Binding as a ma- of the late F. Butler and Sadie chinist. Stanley McDonald. He was a member of Duncan She was married to C. Brown Memorial United Methodist Hendricks in 1958. Mr. Hen-Church. dricks died April 1, 1983. He is survived by his wife, She attended Jefferson Linda Maria Kritenbrink; his CountySchools, graduating mother and step-father, Don- from Shepherdstown High ald Melvin, Berryville, Va.; a Schoolin 1931. She attend- daughter, AshleeR. Estep, Bun- ed Shepherd College for three ker Hill; a son, Jeremy M. Es- years and transferred to Harri- tep, Charles Town; two sisters, sonburg Virginia State Teach- Kim Poe and Scarlet Estep, both ers College (now James Madi- of Berryville, Va.; two brothers, son University), where she re- Michael Estep and Scott Mel- ceived her BS degree in Voca- vin, both of Winchester, Va.; a tional Home Economics. She step son, Russell Binder, Harp- received her masters degreeers Ferry; a stepdaughter, Lau- in Home Economics Educationren Binder, of Arkansas; one from West Virginia University. grandchild; and a trusty com- Additional post-graduate work panion, his dog, Jarrett. was completed at Cornell Uni- A memorial service was held versity. Thursday, November 6, at 1 She taught Vocational Home p.m. at Enders & Shirley Fu- Economics in Lovettsville, Va neral Home Chapel, Berryville. Bunker Hill, and at CharlesRev. Roy Trammell officiated Town High School for 22 years, and burial was private. She was named chairperson of the Home Economics De- partment at Shepherd College Edgar E. Frazier where she served for 11 years before her retirement. Edgar Eugene "Gene" Frazier, She was a member and ac- 70, of Martinsburg, formerly of tively involved at Marvin Cha- Charles Town, died Thursday, pel United Methodist ChurchNovember 6, 2008 at City Hos- in her early years and more re- pital. cently at the New Street Unit- Born June 27, 1938 in Jeffer- ed Methodist Church. She son County, he was the son of was an active 50-year mem- the late Raymond Henry Fra- ber of Delta Kappa Gamma zier, St. and Millie Blanche International; a member of Haines Frazier. He worked at the Eastern Kappa Omicron Nu; .a mem- ber of the Eastern Star Chap- Panhandle Training Center ter 155, the Moler's Extension He is survived by one sis- CEOS Club; the American As-ter, Mary Frances Beaure- sociation of University Women; gard, Charles Town; two broth, the Shepherdstown Women's ers, Brueis H. "Buddy" Frazier, Club; the Historical Society of Ranson and Raymond H. Fra- Jefferson County; The Unit-zier, Jr Charles Town; numer- ed Daughters of the Confeder- ous nieces and nephews; and acy; the Shepherdstown Highmany friends. School Alumni Association; and Services will be held Friday, the Retired Teachers of Jeffer- November 28 at 11 a.m. at the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Fu- son county. Mrs. Hendricks, because of neral Home. Rev. John Bethard her lifetime association with will officiate and interment will Shepherd University, was giv- be in Edge Hill Cemetery. en the honor of lifetime mem- Friends will be received from bership with the Foundation10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Novem- Board of Directors; where she ber 28 at the funeral home. served for many years She was Memorial contributions a member of the Joseph P. Me- may be made to the Martins- Murran Society. burg Senior Center, 217 North She is survived by two cous- High Street, Martinsburg, WV ins, Jane Heckman, Lake Hel- 25401. en, Fla. and Franklin Stanley, Hagerstown, Md.; as well asBessie E. Good devoted friend and companion, Ms. Anna Mong. Bessie Eudora Good, 80, of Services were held Monday, Charles Town, died Saturday, November 10 at 11 a.m. at the November 8, 2008 at her resi- New Street United Methodistdence while under the care of Church, Shepherdstown. Rev.Hospice of the Panhandle Dee-Ann Dixon officiated and BornApril 1, 1928 in Charles interment was in Elmwood Town, she was the daughter of Cemetery. the late Syze Taylor and Mar- Memorial contributions may garet Washington Taylor. be made to C. Brown and Ha-She had been employed since zel McDonald Hendricks Schol- 1974 with the J. Blackwell Da- arship or the Hazel Hendricks vis Family in Charles Town. Family Consumer Sciences She was an active member Scholarship; c/o Shepherd Uni- of Mt. Zion United Methodist versity Foundation, P.O. Box Church, Charles Town. 5000, Shepherdstown, WV She is survived by two 25443; or to Shepherdstown daughters, Bernice Page, Volunteer Fire Department, Shepherdstown and Sondra P.O. Box F, Shepherdstown, Creamer, Charles Town; two WV 25443. ,sons, Larry Good, Charles Since 1918 EACKLES-SPENCER & NORTON FUNERAL HOME Family Owned & Operated Rte. 340 at Halltown Rd. Charles Town/Harpers Ferry West Virginia Alan H. Norton Robert L. Spencer (Licensee) (Licensee-In-Charge) 304.724.6500 Granites .Bronze -Marble .Plaques .Vases Cemetery Engraving Service P.O. Box 216 y Harpers Ferry, W. Va. 25425 (304) 535-2278 CEMETERY LOTS FOR SALE Singles, Side-by-Side Double and four-grave lots. Perpetual Care Included. Insurance Counselors. Protecting Your Future. (304) 725-6090 118 North Charles Street Charles Town, WV 25414 Licensed in West Virginia, Virginia & [Maryland Make your arrangements in advance rather than leaving more decisions for your family at a difficult time. I For More Information Call 725-2332 I EDGE HILL CEMETERY Charles Town, W. Va. Town and Gary Good, Washing- ton, D.C.; an adopted brother, Claude Stanton; seven grand- children; 12 great-grandchil- dren; one great-great-grand- child; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Morrisey Brown, Margaret Rutherford and Vir- ginia Washington; one brother, Kenneth Green; and an infant son. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church,-305 South Charles St Charles Town, WV 25414. Arrangements were by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Fu- neral Home. Mary L. Chrisman Mary Lou Chrisman, 63, of Shenandoah Junction, died Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at Jefferson Memorial Hospi- tal. Born March 22, 1945 in Jef- ferson County, she was the daughter of the late Paul Mil- burn and Della Welch Mil- burn. She was retired from Knott Nursing Home at Charles Town. She was a member of Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church in Martinsburg. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Gar- land "Brownie" Chrisman, at home; two sons, Garland "Richie" Chrisman, Jr Ran- son and dames "Buck" Chris- man, Shenandoah Junction; two daughters, Kimberly Wolfe, Shenandoah Junction and Diane Mowery, Charles Town; three sisters, Catherine Combs, Shirley Robinson and Linda Housden; two brothers, Jim Milburn and Charles Mil- burn; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and nu- merous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by tw brothers, Paul Milburn, Jr. and Allen Milburn. Services were held Satur- day, November 8, at 2 p.m. at the Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home. Pastor Mike Bagent officiated and inter- ment was in Edge Hill Ceme- tery. Marie V. Whittington Marie Virginia Whittington, 89, of Millville, died Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at Shenan- doah Health Village Center. Born March 18, 1919 in Mill- ville, she was the daughter of the late Moss Ranalli and Es- sie Longerbeam Ranalli. She was .formerly employed at Double Day at BerryviUe, Va. and retired from Nation- al Geographic at Shady Grove, Md. She was a member of Bolivar Pentecostal Church. She is survived by three sis- ters, Honey Nicewarner, Hazel Minnick and Dorothy Wilt; two grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson R. Whittington; one son, Robert E. Whittington; one sister, Lou- ise Turner; and two brothers, Frank Ranalli and Freddie Ra- nalli, St. Services were held Friday, November 7 at 11 a.m. at Bo- livar Pentecostal Church. Rev. B.G. Turner officiated and in- terment was in Edge Hill Cem- etery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bolivar Pen- tecostal Church, 87 Old Tay- lor Lane, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425. The Eackles-Spencer & Nor- ton Funeral Home handled ar- rangements. Shirley J. Martin Shirley Justine Burgess Mar- tin, 87, of Charles Town, for- merly of Kansas City, Mo died Thursday, November 6, 2008 in Berryville, Va. Born January 11, 1921 in Johnston City, Ill she was the daughter of Guy Hugh and Grace Mae Davis Burgess. She was a purchasing agent for General Services Adminis- tration before retiring after 33 years of service. She was a member of Nail Av- enue Baptist Church in Shaw- nee Mission, Kansas, Chris- tian Business and Profession- al Women in Kansas City, Mo. and Youth for Christ, also in Kansas City. She is survived by two daughters, Marianne Martin Nabrotzky, Charles Town and Adrianne Martin Poole, Or- ange, Calif.; three sons, Terry D. Martin, Waco, Tex James Burgess Martin, New York, N.Y andAllan Martin, Charles Town; 17 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4:15 on Friday, November 14 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Franklin, Tenn and a funeral service will follow at 4:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, No- vember 15 at the Murman & Wilson Funeral Home, John- ston City, Ill and burial will follow at the Lakeview Ceme- tery in Johnston City. Local arrangements were by Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville, Va. Nov, 21 & 22 at St. John's Lutheran Church Home & Auto Contractors Commercial Auto Workers' Comp Business Life & Disability Farm & Equine Health ulne Care Theda H. Shea and Pearl Thomas Wines. She retired from Smalley's ThedaH. Shea, 89, of Charles Box and Basket Factories in Town, died Wednesday, Novem- Berryville, Va. in 1982. ber 5, 2008 at Winchester Med- She was a member of the ical Center. First Baptist Church of Ran- Born October 20, 1919 in son, where for 25 years she Funkstown, Md she was theloved to work the nursery. daughter of the late Randall She is survived by two G. Herman and Florence Pearl daughters, Judy G. Stokes, Stockslager Herman. Berryville, Va. and Sue E. Dan- She retired from the Depart- iels, Leetown; two sons, Rob- ment of Army as a contract-ert I Gray, Rippon and David ing officer. Prior, she worked at R. Gray, Winchester, Va.; one FairchildAircraft, Hagerstown, step-daughter, Mildred Bart- Md. let, Brunswick, Md.; two step- She was a 1937 graduate sons, Marshall "Buddy" Gray, of Hagerstown (Md.) High Bunker Hill and Edward Gray, School. Charles Town; three sisters, She is survived by a daugh-Mayella Sowers, Shelby Ran- ter, Vicki C. Swartz, Charles nels and Pearl Wilt; and one Town and a son, Randall W. brother, Claude Hagans; nine Brenner, Westfield, Vt.; four grandchildren; 16 great-grand- grandchildren; and six great- children; 12-step-grandchil- grandchildren, dren; and one special step- She was preceded in death by grandson, Michael Gray. her husband, James M. Shea,She was preceded in death who died June 19, 2000; andby her husband, Robert Gray, two sisters, Josephine E. Rog- who died in 1963; one son, ers and Janet L. Gaver. James Gray; one sister, Eliza- Services and interment werebeth Wines; four brothers, Dan- private and were handled byiel Wines, William Wines, Ken- the Melvin T. Strider Colonial neth Wines and Tommy Wines; Funeral Home. one step-daughter, Elsie Tan- Memorial contributions may ner; and one step-son, Donald be made to Jefferson CountyGray. Animal Welfare Society, P.O. Funeral services will be held Box 147, Charles Town, WV Friday, November 14 at 11 a.m. 25414; or to Jefferson Coun- at First Baptist Church of Ran- ty Ambulance Authority, c/oson. Pastor Mike Withem will Ed Smith, 208 South Mildredofficite and interment will be Street, Ranson, WV 25438. in Green Hill Cemetery, Ber- ryville, Va. The family will receive Goldie G. Gray friends at the church on Thurs- day from 6 to 8 p.m. Goldie G. Wines Gray, 87, of Memorial donations may Kearneysville, died Monday,be made to the First Baptist November 10, 2008 at the Win- Church of Ranson, 614 Lone chester (Va.) Medical Center. Oak Rd Ranson, WV 25438. Born August 16, 1921 in Arrangements were by the Clarke County, Va she was the Eackles-Spencer & Norton Fu- daughter of the late Elias Wines neral Home. Council's "One measure of leadership is the caliber of people who Choose to follow you." Dennis A. Peer DID YOU KNOW? Of the 34,537 registered voters in Jefferson County, 22,611 (or 65.47%) cast a ballot in the General Election. 6,920 ballots were cast during Early Voting. There are 164 outstanding absentee and provisional bal. lots as of the writing of this column. You can support the troops even if you don't personally know a US Service Member. Visit the USO's website at www, to sponsor a care package or you can call 877-USO-GIVE to learn about other ways to donate. The next American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on November 19, 2008 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Storer Ballroom in the Student Center at Shepherd University, 301 King Street, Shepherdstown. LET'S MAKE RANSON SHINE November 14-15 & 21-22 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Intersection of N. Fairfax Blvd. & E. 12th Ave. Items accepted: Disposable household items such as fur- niture, carpet, mattresses, lawn furniture, Wood, brush, clippings, scrap metal Items NOT accepted: household garbage, gas, oil or other liquid waste, industrial/chemical waste products, paint cans (unless empty or solidified), herbicides, pesticides, Freon, radioactive materials, hazardous waste, car parts, mowers, concrete, rock or dirt, Attention Seniors & Disabled Residents: Please call City Hall Public Works at 724:3867 if you need assistance. LEAF PICK UP: first 3 Fridays in November. Leaves must be placed in closed bags and placed along the curb. Recycle Materials: Will be accepted at our W. Beltline & 4th Avenue location (plastic/glass bottles, cans, paper, clothes, shoes, books). 08-46 I'