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OF JEFFERSON r*RMr:RS ADVOCATE DECEMBER 3, 1959 3--A Deaths and Funerals SUSAN G. GIBSON services were held Man at 2 p. m. from the 5-Mrs. Susan 93, long active in and activ- county, who died in Charles Town The Bey. Sta,n- rector of Zion Epis Charles Town, of- was made in Cemetery, Charles had served the Gibson Chapter, Daughters of 1812 of leadership she was made a dir of the Jefferson orical Society. of the late John Prances Dave,nport was born near Bed- County. Her is Mrs. Augustine Town. War Between the Gibson family moved in Berkeley County, to Jefferson County mir farm "Bur:Mea". [Onel Gibson built a site of the John :Ution, on South Sam- Charles Town, where has lived ever since. was educated by and for three years Villa Maria Conve,nt Canada, from which in 1884 with She was an accom- Zh scholar and an ar- in drawing and a member of Zion Pro ,Chm~ch in an abiding interest an. Her other interests Y in history and his- Patriotic societies. In the Captain Chapter, National United States Dau 2 and ,named it for who took an act War of 1812. She ~and interested mem ational Society, Col- of America in the inia and of Law United Daugh- y of ,which eel Daughter; Pack National Soc of the America,n Pallbearers were Lee Bushong, ,nport III, Newton T. Perry, W. Manning Smith, S. James W. Strider L. Va,nMetre. Pallbearers were J. Greg Gib- Kenamond, P. P. reighton Tabb, Mark and K. Kearsley Wy- town relatives and the services Gibson of Fred a,nd Mrs. William and William J. Wil Va., The Mrs. William Pen- Va., Mrs. of Front Royal, Mrs. Floyd WIcKown Va., Mrs. Clarence ,T~rn Davis, Mr. :orx 3~.Howison, Mrs. and Mrs. A. l%ob on,. all of Washing- Mrs. A. D. Ken K. W. Eutsler and Snyder all of Shep- I. Va., Mrs. Russell A. O. Seibert, and all of Martins and Mr. and Mrs. ell of Roanoke, Va. friends Miss Susan was affectionately Zan" Through ring by nature, she personality. She glonalist, serlce of humor a,nd associated with Lead- The cause wa,s, to her cause. At the name Lee she saluted in chivalry of the lad of the Old leered in her man in her'ideals. woman, but she convictions of and left no doubt of her friends where a~ay public issue. '1 , town. officiating. Burial was in Rosedale Ceme- tery. ~ANNIE E. C, RIFFITll Annie E. Oriffith, former resi- dent of Shepherdstown, died in the Gateway Convalescent Home near Hagerstown, Md. Tuesday af ternoon, after a lengthy illness. Born in Berkeley County, April 19, 1886, the deceased was a daughter of the late Joseph T. and Alberta Whittington Griffith. She was the widow of Martin Lu- ther Griffith who died in 1944. She was a member of the New Street Methodist Church in Shep herdstown. Surviving are two children, Mrs. Clarence B. Fritts of Char- les Town; and Mr. Luther T. Grif fith of S~enandoa'h Jmction- and one grandchild, Mrs. Lee Rams- burg, Charles Town. A sister, Mrs. Nellie Bowers of Williamsport, Md. and a number of nieces and nephews also survive. Friends will be received at the Melvin T. Strider "Sudley" FMn- eral Home in Shepherdstown un- til Friday from where services Will be held at 2 p. m. with her min- ister, the Bey. Randall Parsons, offiiciati~g, He will be assisted by the Bey. Dr. Richard Schoil pas- tor of the Charles Town Method- ist Church. Bm'ial will be made in Elmwood Cemetery in Shep- herdstown and nephews will ser- ve as bearers. WILLIAM EDWARD SMITH Wlllia~m Edward Smith, 92-old resident of East Washington St., Charles Town, died Wednesday morning at his home. The deceased was born in Jeff erson County, Jan. 27, 1867, a son of James Smith and Mary Ann Harsh Smith. He spent his ent.ire life in the county and during his entire working years was employ ed by the Norfolk & Wester,r} Rail road. He was a member of the Brotherhood Raih'oad Trainmen. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lot tie Rowland Smith at the home; and a niece Mrs. Elsie Whipp. Brunswick, Md. Funeral services will be held Sat urday afternoon at 2 p. m. from the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Ransom The Bey. Samuel Butcher, pastor of the Jefferson Methodist Circuit, will officiate and burial will be made i,n Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town. Friends will be re- ceived at the Strider Funeral Home after 7 p. m. Thursday. Fannie Gibson Moten Dies in Charles Town WHliam Taylor and Ann Gibson Moten. She was the wife of Wal- ter S. MoLea, a well known bar- ber in Charles Town for many years Her husband died Nov. 6, 1950. She was a member of the Wainwright Baptist Church. Hcr only survivors are one dad ghter, Mrs. Anna Belle Morris, Charles Town and a number of niece:~ and nephews. Services were held Sunday af- ternoon from the Wai,nwright Bap tist Church with her pastor, the Rev. Mr. Hurley officiating. Burial was made in the family plot in Fairview Cemetery. Honorary Bearers were: George Strother, Prof. E. M. Dandridge, Robert Brown, George King, Ricil ard Smith, George Carter. Active bearers were: Stanley Bailey, William Hart, Silas John- son, James Johnson, Edward Mot gan and Floyd Bailey. Women Of Moose Have Business Session Charles Tow.n chapter number 1028 ,of the Women of the Moose held their regular business meet- ing at the Moose Home, Tuesday. November 24. The meeting was called to order by Senior Regent, Mrs. Mamie Lancaster at 8 o'clock. It was decided to send a donat- ion of $5.00 to the Junior Cham- ber of Commerce for Children's Haven. The chapter is making plans for a Christmas basket for a needy farruly. All Co-workers are asked to bring whatever they wis~ to give for the basket to the ,next meeting, December 8. The chapter will have a Christ mas party after the chapter night program on December 8th. All Co workers are asked to bring a. gift to exchange. The afghan made and donated by Mrs. Catherine Basch was won by Patsy Mach- ado. Half of the proceeds are to go to the hospital Fund. The Women ol the Moose ser- ved the Lions Club at a dinner dance at the Moose Home ,on Dec ember 1. Tl~e local Potomac Light a,nd Power Company employee din ner-dance will be held at the Moose Home on Decgmber 10th and the Fairchilds, Inc. dinner dance will be held on December 17 The door prize was won by Mrs. Mamie Lancaster and the Good of the Chapter prize by Mrs. Mary Dorsey. The. chapter adjourned to meet again Tuesday, December 8th with Mrs. Theresa Johnson, Soc- ial Service Chairman i,n charge of the Chapter Night Program. Mrs. Bessie L. Fadeley A Subscriber For 50 Years Mrs. Bessie L. Fadeley of Route 1, Charles Town, was a visitor to the offices of the Jeffersc,n Pub- i lishing Co., Inc. on Tuesday, re- !newing her subscription to Tt~e Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate for ,~,,~,~ ~r,o,,, ~..,,.~ r_r~.., another year. Mrs. Fadeley has w::~"'~;,~n,'~,~'~"~C,'ar:~u~',,':,,n'*~,~,]..~,, ,,,~ -, ,~-- ,~.~--,,, ~,~ been a regular subscriber to this newspaper for fifty years unexpectedly ' Wednes'day evening, " Y~;clea~eased 'wa'seborn in Char USE CLASSIFIED AIL~L_ ,, ..: les Town, a daughter of the late~ IR~nd Thp gPIR.IT.ADVOCATP PEOPLES PURE BUCKWHEAT 5-Lb. Pkg. PEOPLES PURE CORN MEAL 2-Lb. - 5-Lb. Pkg. PEOPLES BEST-- FRAVOR FRESH EGGS Graded - -Candled Daily PL NORTH SAMUEL STREET PHONE 17 T. VANMETRE VanMetre, 74, of Shepherdstown, November 24 at 11 Daughters Hospit to which he was Ambulance a- earlier. led in Jefferson '6 and for the pas~ lived with a sot,, aaMetre .in Shep- AND 5mmty, he g. 13. 1885, a son am E. and Sarah ~ber nf St. James in Uvilla. Annie C. Rein- Whom he mgrrted April 20, 1958. three son~-Wll- Tho,nas D. 316 Edw~ rd R.. street. Martins- Thomas W. ; six ureat-~,rar d- b~others-M. M. 3rter Avenue. 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