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Obituaries

November 18, 1997

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Wednesday, November 19, 1997 Edition

Margaret K. Wyand

WILLIAMSPORT - Margaret Keener Wyand, 81, of Homewood Retirement Village, died Monday, Nov. 17, 1997, at Homewood Nursing Center, Williamsport.

Born Nov. 16, 1916, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Martin B. and Lelia C. McCoy Keener.

She was a 1935 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

She was a professional ceramist, decorator, dressmaker, weaver of baskets and knitter of sweaters.

She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, Altar Guild, Fidelity Sunday School Class and the Adult Choir.

She was a member of Tea Leaf Club International and Conventions and Toy Glass Dishes Club. She also was a member of Washington County Free Library-Western Maryland Room, Homewood Residents Auxiliary, AAA, AARP, and the board of directors of Homewood Community Residents' Association.

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She is survived by her husband, W. Harold Wyand, whom she married Aug. 11, 1936; one daughter, Diana Wyand Corl of Middletown, Md.; one son, Jeffery A. Wyand of Gaithersburg, Md.; one brother, R.B. Keener; five grandsons; and two great-grandsons.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. The Rev. Stephen Robison will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Otterbein United Methodist Church, 108 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Philip M. Jackson

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Philip "Phil" Myers Jackson, 64, of Charles Town, died Monday, Nov. 17, 1997, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Ranson, W.Va.

Born Feb. 23, 1933, in Ranson, he was the son of the late William F. and Nora Elizabeth Owens Jackson.

He retired as a mechanic from Thomas Kern Machine Shop, Ranson.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He received the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.

He was of the Methodist faith.

He was a member of Jackson-Perks American Legion Post 71, Charles Town.

He is survived by one daughter, Lynea Wingate of Boise, Idaho; three sisters, Julia Martin, Agnes Anderson, and Edna Gifft, all of Ranson; one brother, William "Bill" F. Jackson of Charles Town; and companion, Mary Redman of Charles Town.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, 310 Fairfax Blvd., Charles Town. The Rev. Richard Neal will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.

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

Virginia I. Hoover

Virginia Inez Hoover, 81, of 1131 Hamilton Blvd., Hagerstown, died Monday, Nov. 17, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 13, 1916, in Shippensburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Nellie Shelly Sprenkle.

She was employed as a private nurse and previously was employed by Fairchild Corp.

She was involved with several pet organizations including SPCA.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She is survived by one daughter, Nancy Palmer of Hagerstown; two granddaughters, Barbara Luther and Patty Ridenour, both of Hagerstown; and four grandsons, Jim Palmer, Jeffrey Palmer and Anthony Palmer, all of Hagerstown, and Ricky Palmer of Funkstown.

Services will be Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 322-324 E. Antietam St., Suite 306-B, Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Kenneth L. Teach

WILLIAMSPORT - Kenneth Leroy Teach, 66, of 11514 Pinesburg Road, who died Monday, Nov. 17, 1997, was the son of the late William Walter and Lyda Mae Staley Teach.

Margaret J. Harley

SUMMIT POINT, W.Va. - Margaret Joyce "Peggy" Harley, 72, of Summit Point, died Monday, Nov. 17, 1997, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Ranson, W.Va.

Born April 21, 1925, in Shenandoah County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Mr. VanHuss and Eva Blanche VanHuss.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Jenkins, in 1974.

She retired from the staff of the Republican Caucus, Virginia.

She was a member of Summit Point United Methodist Church, Summit Point, W.Va., where she was a member of Methodist Women.

She was a member of Women of the Moose Chapter 1028, Charles Town, W.Va.; Ladies Auxiliary of Jackson-Perks American Legion Post 71, Charles Town; and Summit Point Home Demonstration Club.

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