September 11, 1997


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Friday, September 12, 1997 Edition

Michael E. Davis

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Michael E. Davis, 36, of Rt. 2, Martinsburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1997, in Antrim Township, Franklin County, Pa.

Born June 28, 1961, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Charles W. Davis of Virginia Beach, Va., and Sandra Maloney Riermann of Rockville, Md.

He was a 1980 graduate of Hedgesville High School and attended Shepherd College.

He was a professional musician and was well known throughout the East Coast performing with the band "The Beatless".

He was a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Lisa Davis Sperow of Martinsburg; one brother, Mark Davis of Virginia Beach, Va.; and maternal grandmother, Phyllis Maloney of Silver Spring, Md.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. The Rev. William J. Nolte Jr. will be celebrant. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home.

The family will meet at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Saturday before going to the church.

Frances A. DeHaven

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Frances A. DeHaven, 52, of Martinsburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1997, at Winchester Medical Center.

Born Nov. 6, 1944, in Berkeley County, she was the daughter of the late Gerald F. and Imogene C. Butts Johnson.

She was a 1962 graduate of Martinsburg High School.

She was a supervisor at Royce Hosiery Mills, with 23 years of service.

She was a member of Church of Christ in Charles Town.

She is survived by her husband, Grover L. DeHaven, whom she married on Sept. 27, 1969; two sisters, Vivian L. Aikens of Martinsburg, and Madeline E. Barney of Hedgesville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles C. "Butch" Johnson and Gerald L. "Jerry" Johnson, and by an infant sister, Tina M. Johnson.

Services will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home. The Rev. Dwane Casteel will officiate. Burial will be in Providence Cemetery, west of Hedgesville.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m.

Coulter Huyler Jr.

Coulter Huyler Jr., 85, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 1997 in Rockville, Md.

He was a graduate of Kent School and Princeton University, magna cum laude.

His first wife, Lola Ann McFadin Huyler, preceded him in death.

He worked for J. Walter Thompson Advertising Company in New York City, before joining the U.S. Army. He served in the Army in Counterintelligence in the New York area and in Egypt, Arabia, the Holy Land, and India as liaison officer with the British. He joined the Foreign Service in 1946. Before retiring from the Foreign Service, he served in The Hague and Paris, both with NATO and UNESCO; and in Washington, D.C.

During his retirement, he completed hospice training and served as a volunteer with hospice for a number of years. He also ran a bed and breakfast called "Scratchankle" Bed and Breakfast on his farm in Beaver Creek.

He is survived by one daughter, Anne Huyler Baker of Bethesda; one son, Coulter Dunham Huyler III; one brother, John S. Huyler of Jackson Hole, Wyo.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Margaret Lee Huyler.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at noon at St. Columba's Episcopal Church, 4201 Albermarle St., N.W., Washington, D.C. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc., 7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 1100, Bethesda, Md. 20815; or to American Heart Association of Montgomery County, 839-E Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg, Md. 20878-1603.

Arrangements are by Joseph Gawler's Sons Inc., Washington, D.C.

Nancy A. S. Lucas

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Nancy Alburtis Small Lucas, 83, of Shepherdstown, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 1997, at Canterbury of Shepherdstown.

Born in Berkeley County, she was the daughter of the late Wendell S. Small and Louise Showers Small.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, S. Brooks Lucas.

She was a graduate of Martinsburg High School and Shepherd College.

She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Shepherdstown.

She is survived by two sons, John T. Lucas of Martinsburg, and David G. Lucas of Olney, Md.; two brothers, William B. Small and George W. Small, both of Martinsburg; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Phillip L. Small.

A private memorial service was at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shepherdstown. The Rev. G.T. Schramm officiated. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be sent to Trinity Episcopal Church, Box 278, Shepherdstown, W.Va. 25443.

Harvey W. Swartz

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Harvey William Swartz, 85, of Bunker Hill, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1997, at his home.

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