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Obituaries

February 06, 1998
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She was a 1933 graduate of Martinsburg High School. She also was a graduate of Shepherd College; and received her master's degree from West Virginia University.

She was a retired school teacher and principal in Berkeley County.

She was a member of Falling Waters Presbyterian Church, where she served as organist and pianist.

She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma; William Henshaw Chapter DAR; and was active in 4-H.

She is survived by three nieces, Nancy Snider, Phyllis Baer and Mary M. Downey; and seven great-nieces.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Ropp Downey.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Falling Waters Presbyterian Church, Spring Mills. The Rev. Mitchell L. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Martinsburg High School Alumni Scholarship Fund, c/o Ruth Benner, 430 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401.

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James J. Martin

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. - James Junior Martin, 71, of 8705 Old Glasgow Road, and formerly of Havenwood Hill in Smithsburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at his home.

Born in Monroe County, Ky., March 18, 1926, he was the son of the late James T. and Bertha Bartley Martin.

He retired from the U.S. Army at Fort Ritchie after 28 1/2 years of service.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church.

He was a member of Kosair Shrine Club, HAM Henderson Masonic Lodge 5115 F&AM, Bethany Eastern Star, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by his wife, Wilma Jenkins Martin; one daughter, Sandra Kay Gaither of Louisville, Ky.; two sons, David Wayne Martin of Boonsboro and James Michael Martin of Glasglow, Ky.; two sisters, Ruby Ray of Tompkinsville, and Janelle Emmert of Louisville, Ky.; one brother, Thomas Rex Martin of Gravico, Mo.; and four grandchildren.

Services were Jan. 10 at Yokley Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Michael McCarter and Mark Jones officiated. Burial was in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.

Floyd W. Robinson

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Floyd W. Robinson, 78, of 177 S. Fourth St., died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1998, at St. Luke's Hospital, Houston, Texas.

Born Aug. 5, 1919, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Floyd R. Robinson and Margaret O. Smith Colbert.

He retired in 1985 after 25 years of service at the former Central Junior High School, Chambersburg, as a custodian.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was a member of St. James AME Church, Chambersburg.

He was a member of Frank L. Carbaugh Post 373, American Legion, Greencastle, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Nellie J. Payton Robinson, whom he married Nov. 22, 1941; one son, Floyd W. Robinson Jr. of Houston; two sisters, Sarah Lewis of Greencastle and Florence Colbert of Chambersburg; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jeanetta A. Jones, in 1985; a sister, Ethel Colbert; and a brother, Richard T. Colbert.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. The Rev. W. Larry Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Chambersburg.

The viewing will be Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Mount Vernon Cemetery Club, c/o Mrs. Nellie J. Robinson, 177 S. Fourth St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Emma E. Hoard

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Emma Elizabeth Hoard, 78, of Potomac Park Campgrounds, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 1998, at her home.

Born Feb. 9, 1919, in Chambersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John Lewis and Grace Over Geiman.

She was a member of Assembly of God Church.

She is survived by her husband, the Rev. William Marvin Hoard; two daughters, JoAnn Leatherland of Massena, N.Y., and Patricia Jean Pippin of Prince George, Va.; two sisters, Esther Bender and Meriam Reineman, both of Chambersburg; two brothers, Raymond Geiman and Lewis Geiman, both of Chambersburg; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Josephine Stoner; and two brothers, Robert Geiman and David Geiman.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport. The Rev. James A. Haskiell and the Rev. Robert Revell will officiate. Burial will be in Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Friends may call Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. The funeral home also will be open Sunday after 9 a.m. for the convenience of family and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to Marlowe Assembly of God, Route 1, Box 5, Falling Waters, W.Va. 25419.

Ethel R. Unger

Ethel R. Unger, 89, of 820 Woodland Way, Hagerstown, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 1998, at her home.

Born June 23, 1908, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Annie Leckron Rohrer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Unger, in 1988.

She was a member of First Christian Church.

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