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November 08, 1997

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Sunday, November 9, 1997 Edition

Ronald Gibson

BALTIMORE - Ronald Gibson, 49, of Baltimore, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997, at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore.

Born in White Burg, Ky., he was the son of the late Lenville and Mattie Bates Gibson.

He was a payroll clerk for Baltimore Gas and Electric Company.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He is survived by three sons, Scott Gibson and Brian Gibson, both of Nebraska and Michael Gibson of Pennsylvania; two sisters, Jean Thomas of El Cajon, Calif. and Joyce Foreman of El Cadito, Calif; five brothers, Marvin Gibson of Morristown, Tenn., Charles Gibson and Jim Gibson, both of Kearneysville, W.Va. Coy Gibson of Bellville, Mich., and Gary Wayne Gibson of Vine Grove, Ky.; two grandchildren; one aunt; two uncles; and nieces and nephews.


Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Rosedale Funeral Chapel, 2060 Rosedale Cemetery Road, Martinsburg, W.Va. The Rev. William C. Crowe will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home in Martinsburg; and today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Connelly Sons Funeral Home in Baltimore.

Raymond A. Michael

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Raymond Allen Michael, 80, of Hedgesville, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 1997, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Oct. 4, 1917, in Morgan County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Calvin Benton and Grace May Widmyer Michael.

He attended Mount Cecil School, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

He retired in 1973, after 30 years of service, as a dietitian supervisor and cook with Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Martinsburg. Earlier, he worked with Keefer Farm in Chambersburg, Pa.; Western Union Telephone and Telegraph; and as a custodian, at Berkeley Springs Post Office.

Having served as private first class in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945, he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, the European African Middle Eastern Service Ribbon, the American Theater Ribbon and the World War II Victory Ribbon.

He was a member of Johnsontown Bible Church, Hedgesville.

He was a member of Disabled American Veterans; a lifetime member and first Post Quartermaster of Risinger-Stotler Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4019, Berkeley Springs; and a former member of Alderton-Dawson American Legion Post 60, Berkeley Springs. He was a volunteer with Morgan County Rescue Service, Berkeley Springs.

He is survived by his wife, of 49 years, Nettie Virginia Householder Michael; one son, Richard Eugene "Turkey" Michael of Hedgesville; two sisters, Evelyn Carbaugh of Clear Spring, Md. and Helen Johnson of Martinsburg; one brother, Ralph E. Michael of Hedgesville; one niece; three nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Johnsontown Bible Church, Hedgesville. Pastor Jack Rudy will officiate. Burial will be in Spohrs Crossroads Cemetery, Berkeley Springs, with military graveside honors provided by Tri-State Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs; and Tuesday one hour prior to the services at the church. Also, the funeral home will be open Monday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., for the convenience of friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to Johnsontown Bible Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 301, Hedgesville, W.Va. 25427.

Anna M. McBride

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Anna M. McBride, 88, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 1997, at Integrated Health Services of Jefferson.

Born Sept. 5, 1909, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Lydia Stanley Barthlow.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W. S. "Steve" McBride.

She was formerly employed at City Hospital.

She was a lifetime member of Otterbein United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Anna Jane McBride of Martinsburg; one son, David S. McBride of Martinsburg; one sister, Elizabeth Walker of Boonsboro; one brother, Albert Barthlow of Baltimore; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Catherine Barthlow; and four brothers, Raymond Barthlow, Vernon Barthlow, Isaac Barthlow, and Calvin Curtis Barthlow.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. John R. Yost will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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

Paul G. Lamp

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Paul G. Lamp, 72, of Nadenbousch Lane, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 1997, at City Hospital.

Born April 23, 1925, in Berkeley County, he was the son of the late Ray W. and Mary K. Stilwell Lamp.

He was a 1943 graduate of Martinsburg High School.

He owned and operated Paul G. Lamp Paint Contracting from 1973 to 1981.

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