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Obituaries

July 29, 1997
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She is survived by two sons, Robert W. Schieber of Edwardsville, Ill., and Richard M. Schieber of Atlanta, Ga.; two granddaughters, Merry Carol Boothroyd of Medina, Ohio, and Julie Prisloe of Mesa, Colo.; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, at First Presbyterian Church, Edwardsville. The Rev. Richard Neil will officiate. Private burial will be in Bunker Hill Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to First Presbyterian Church, Edwardsville, Ill. 62025.

Local arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Donald L. Shade

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Donald Lee Shade, 55, of Charles Town, died Tuesday, July 29, 1997, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Ranson, W.Va.

Born Sept. 1, 1941, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Melvin R. and Catherine Ebpert Shade III.

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He was employed by Charles Town Races as a security guard.

He was a member of Christ Reformed Church, Shepherdstown, W.Va.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mildred Brown Shade; three daughters, Cindy Shade and Teresa Shade, both of Charles Town, and Mary Frances Vernon of Manassas, Va.; five sons, Donald Shade, Ricky Shade and Kenny Shade, all of Charles Town, Mark Shade of Middleway, W.Va., and Ronnie Shade of Frederick, Md.; one sister, Catherine Swope of Shepherdstown; three brothers, Melvin R. Shade II, Kenneth W. Shade and Donald V. Shade Sr., all of Martinsburg; and 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Paula J. Shade; and one brother, Ronald E. Shade.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Jefferson Chapel Funeral Home, Ranson. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Donald E. Clippinger

WELLS TANNERY, Pa. - Donald Eugene Clippinger, 84, Pa. 2, Wells Tannery, died Monday, July 28, 1997, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, Pa.

Born Nov. 1, 1912, in Wells Tannery, he was the son of the late Edna Clippinger Clark.

He was a lifetime farmer. He was a retired coal miner who had worked 22 years in the Broad Top, Pa., area. He previously was employed by Wells Township.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He is survived by his wife, Esther Wright Clippinger, whom he married Dec. 20, 1932; eight daughters, Bertha Gordon of Mercersburg, Pa., Miriam DeCiuceis of Garfield, N.J., Matilda Reinhart and Hattie Seville, both of McConnellsburg, Cassie Book of Doylesburg, Pa., Sue Hofstetter of Elizabethville, Pa., Ella Peck of Breezewood, Pa., and Nancy Figard of Wells Tannery; four sons, Eugene R. Clippinger of Robertsdale, Pa., Lambert Clippinger of Breezewood, Jerry Clippinger of Wells Tannery and Abraham Clippinger of Hopewell, Pa.; 34 grandchildren; step-grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, William Clippinger; two brothers; one granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren.

A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 9 p.m. at Howard L. Stipes Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Pa. Burial will be in Wells Valley Methodist Cemetery, Wells Tannery.

Ruie R. Parks

FREDERICK, Md. - Ruie Reininger Parks, 90, of Greenway Drive, Frederick, died Tuesday, July 29, 1997, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick.

Born Sept. 21, 1906, in Spring Hope, Pa., she was a daughter of the late William Daniel and Elsie Mae Trout Reininger.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Urso Parks Sr., in 1980.

She retired in 1974 from NIH Bethesda, where she was she was employed as environmental services supervisor. While at NIH she helped open the clinical center.

She was a member of New Hope Presbyterian Church, Frederick.

She was a crocheter and baker who placed entries in the Montgomery County Fair.

She is survived by one daughter, Hannah Marjorie Roberts of Walkersville, Md.; three sisters, Mary Cuppett, Kathryn Urice and Cora Feather; two brothers, Glenn Reininger and Harry Reininger; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Pauline Reininger; and two brothers, Kenneth Reininger and Dale Reininger.

Services will be today at 7 p.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. The Rev. Dick Ellis will officiate. Burial will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in Fishertown Cemetery, Fishertown, Pa.

The family will receive friends today at the funeral home from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be sent to New Hope Presbyterian Church, 216 Carroll Parkway, Frederick, Md. 21701.

Clarence F. Mullin

WOODSBORO, Md. - Clarence Franklin Mullin, 93, of Woodsboro, and formerly of Clear Spring, died Monday, July 28, 1997, at North Hampton Manor Home, Frederick, Md.

Born Oct. 1, 1903, in Clear Spring, he was the son of the late John and Agnes M. Penner Mullin.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie C. Bowers Mullin, in 1995.

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