February 12, 1998

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Kenneth L. DeHaven

ORLANDO, Fla. - Kenneth L. DeHaven, 73, of 908 Mayfair Circle, died Friday, Jan. 23, 1998, at Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Fla.

Born in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of the late Luther M. and Virgie McCoy DeHaven.

He moved to Central Florida in 1950.

He was employed by the Secretary Religious Organization.

A U.S. Army veteran, he served during World War II.

He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, a former Sunday school teacher and church financial officer.

He also was a member of Paralyzed Veterans Association.


He is survived by his wife, Beatrice DeHaven; one daughter, Norie DeHaven of Orlando; one son, Paul DeHaven of Panama City, Fla.; one sister, Laura Mae Dunn of Annandale, Va.; one brother, Belmont B. DeHaven of Imperial Valley, Calif.; and one grandchild.

Arrangements were by Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home, Orlando.

Woodrow W. Bloyer

BIG POOL - Woodrow Wilson Bloyer, 79, of Big Pool, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 8, 1919, in Maryland, he was the son of the late John H. Bloyer and Nannie M. Repp Bloyer.

He retired from Grand Union Supermarkets as a frozen food and dairy manager after 25 years.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He is survived by his wife, Hazel R. Weller Bloyer; two sisters, Louise Baker of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Ruth Hale of Texas; one brother, Kenneth Bloyer of Biglerville, Pa.; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Carbaugh and Lillian Gossard; and three brothers, John Bloyer, William Bloyer and George Bloyer.

Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Donald E. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring. The Rev. Robert E. Timmons will officiate. Burial will be in Parkhead Cemetery in Big Pool.

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

Charles E. Rennie

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Charles Edward Rennie, 66, of Harpers Ferry, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998, at his home.

Born Feb. 1, 1932, in Eckhart, Md., he was the son of the late John Francis and Catherine Wright Rennie.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Ann Long Rennie; and by his second wife, Virginia Trask Rennie.

He was a retired master sergeant with the U.S. Army; and a retired intarsia woodworker and carver.

A veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, he served in the U.S. Army.

He was of the Methodist faith.

He was a member of Berlin Post 123 American Legion, Berlin, Md.; and VFW Post 7422, Millsboro, Del.

He is survived by one daughter, Robin Lorraine Rennie of Albany, Ore.; two sons, John E. Rennie and Charles F. Rennie, both of Harpers Ferry; six stepdaughters, Rhonda Wilson of North Carolina, Cookie Vogel and Candy Day, both of Maryland, Rose Melcher and Faith Lafferty, both of Delaware, and Barbara Heustess of Pennsylvania; two stepsons, Timothy Christenson of Maryland and Edward Trask of West Virginia; one sister, Laura Stevens of Eckhart, Md.; seven grandchildren, 11 stepgrandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, William David Rennie; and a stepson, Eugene Trask.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry. The Rev. Daniel L. Montague III will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg, W.Va.

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

James F. Berry

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - James Francis Berry, 71, of Charles Town, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Ranson, W.Va.

Born Dec. 7, 1926, in Charles Town, he was the son of the late John Henry and Odetta Virginia Johnson Berry.

He attended Eagle Avenue School, Charles Town; was a graduate of St. Pauls Polytechnic Institute, Lawrenceville, Va.; and Whitman School of Interior Design, New York City. He also attended Management School, Washington, D.C.

He retired after 19 years with Stouffer's Inc., Crystal City, Va. Previously, he had been resident manager of Wingate Apartments and assistant manager of Watergate Residual Complex, both in Washington, D.C. He also owned and operated a souvenir shop in Washington, D.C.; and an export-import business in New York City.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; and the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was employed by the U.S. Merchant Marine for troop transport.

He was a member of St. Philips Episcopal Church, Charles Town.

He is survived by two sisters, Joan Funn and Dolores B. Duncan, both of Alexandria, Va.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Zada Berry; and one brother, John Edward Berry.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Philips Episcopal Church, South Lawrence Street, Charles Town. The Rev. Jane Kempster will officiate. Burial will be in Johnsontown Cemetery.

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