October 01, 1997


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Thursday, October 2, 1997 Edition

D. Bud Barnhart

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - D. Bud "Teaberry" Barnhart, 71, of RD 1, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.

Born March 13, 1926, in Andover, Pa., he was the son of the late Lewis and E. Pearl Fagley Barnhart.

He was employed as a laborer.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He was a member of Licking Creek Fisherman's Association.

He is survived by two sisters, Mary Lowans of Greencastle, Pa., and Goldie Strait of Sycamore, Ohio; one brother, Earl Barnhart of Harrisonville, Pa.; two stepsisters, May Oberholtzer of Maryland and Ricky Bain of Big Cove Tannery, Pa.; and nieces, nephews, stepnieces, and stepnephews.


He was preceded in death by two stepsisters and three stepbrothers.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Siloam United Methodist Church, Harrisonville. The Rev. Charles Gummo and the Rev. Donald Bard will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

A viewing will be at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Harrisonville on Friday from 2 to 9 p.m. and at the church Saturday one hour prior to the service.

Rose M. Wilhide

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Rose Marie Wilhide, 62, of Charles Town, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997, at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Born Feb. 1, 1935, in Hagerstown, was the daughter of the late Orville Joe and Eleanor Furry Shinham.

She was a 1953 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

She was the former club manager of VFW Memorial Post 3522, Charles Town.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Memorial Post 3522, Charles Town, and Ladies Auxiliary of the Jackson-Perks American Legion Post 71, Charles Town.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Harold R. "Willie" Wilhide; one son, Harold R. Wilhide Jr. of Martinsburg, W.Va.; one sister, Jane Keller of Sharpsburg; and one brother, William Shinham of Falling Waters, W.Va.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Charles Town. The Rev. James Chetock will be celebrant. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.

The family will receive friends at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Boyd D. Cox Sr.

WOOD RIVER, Neb. - Boyd D. Cox Sr., of Wood River, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 1997, in Grand Island, Neb.

He is survived by his wife, Lavonne Cox; one son, Gerald Munn of Hagerstown; and two grandchildren, Gregory Munn of Hagerstown and Wendy Munn of Daytona Beach, Fla.

Services will be held today in Wood River.

Mary Orr

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Mary "Evelyn" Orr, 87, of 112 Coldspring Road, died Monday, Sept. 29, 1997, at ManorCare Health Services in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born June 13, 1910, in Manotick, Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Dennis and Elizabeth F. Doyle Clarke.

Her husband, Douglas A. Orr, died in 1996.

She formerly resided in Chambersburg, Tequesta, Fla., and Southern Pines, N.C.

She was a 1927 graduate of KARS High School in Ontario.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Kathleen Gardner of Cincinnati, and Louise Evelyn Orr of Charleston, S.C.; one son, James Douglas Orr of Fayetteville; three sisters, Kay Meehan of Rochester Hill, Mich., Olive Denton of Sarasota, Fla., and Elizabeth Johnson of Sandusky, Mich.; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 320 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, with Monsignor Thomas R. Brenner, as celebrant. Burial will be private.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Spencer A. DeHaven

INWOOD, W.Va. - Spencer A. DeHaven, 81, of Inwood, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997, at Silver Age Services Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Feb. 27, 1916, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late G. Cecil and Mary Ellen Mason DeHaven.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen V. DeHaven, in 1983.

He was a self-employed farmer.

He was a member of Pikeside United Methodist Church.

He is survived by two daughters, Alecia Roberts and JoAnn Barker, both of Martinsburg; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Ethel Brannon, Ivy Hutzler and Ella DeHaven; and three brothers, Hillary DeHaven, Alonzo DeHaven and Ozy DeHaven.

Services will be held today at 1 p.m. at Rosedale Funeral Chapel, 2060 Rosedale Road, Martinsburg. The Rev. Michael G. Marsh will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery, Martinsburg.

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