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Obituaries

February 25, 1998

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Thursday, February 26, 1998 Edition

Mary A. Draper

SMITHSBURG - Mary A. Draper, 75, of Mapleville Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at Fahrney-Keedy Home, Boonsboro.

Born May 25, 1922, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Earl and Ruth M. Heil Younker.

She was a 1941 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

She was employed at Fairchild Aircraft and Dutchie Pretzels.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Carroll W. Draper; one daughter, Linda C. Graybill of Cavetown; three sisters, Zita Eileen Duffey of Tucson, Ariz., Julia McAllister and Alice Twigg, both of Hagerstown; two brothers, William "Bill" Younker and John Danny Younker, both of Hagerstown; one granddaughter; two grandsons; and six great-grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by two sisters, Frances Everts and Jean Weigand; and two brothers, Samuel E. Younker Jr. and Harold Younker.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home, 12525 Bradbury Ave., Smithsburg. The Rev. Julie Brigham will officiate. Burial will be in Ringgold Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 5 Public Square, Suite 307, Hagerstown, Md. 21740; or Fahrney Keedy Home, 8507 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro, Md. 21713.

Marcella Sprenkle

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Marcella Dile Sprenkle, 85, of 204 S. Oller Ave., died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1998, at Quincy United Methodist Home, Quincy, Pa.

Born Aug. 25, 1912, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Orlando H. and Barbara E. Hess Dile.

She attended Waynesboro area schools.

She had been employed at Waynesboro Knitting Mill and Waynesboro Shoe Factory. During World War II, she was employed at Fairchild Aviation, Hagerstown. Afterward, she was a homemaker.

She was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waynesboro.

She was past matron of Mount Vernon Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, Waynesboro; Falling Springs Chapter Order of Amaranth; AARP 739; and National AARP.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, R. Glen Sprenkle; two brothers, Kenneth Dile of Quincy and Paul Dile of Florida; and one sister, Gladys Jones of Fayetteville, Pa.

She was preceded in death by six sisters and three brothers.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Snyder-Lochstampfor Funeral Home, corners of South Church and West Second streets, Waynesboro. The Rev. Richard A. Seaks will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Monday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Jean R. Lewis

FREDERICK, Md. - Jean Roselle Lewis, 59, of 1019 N. Market St., died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born May 5, 1938, in Mount Lena, Md., she was the daughter of the late William H. Watson and Gladys Vance Watson Mahone.

She retired in 1997 as office manager for Dr. Charles Kim after 18 years.

She was a member of Centennial Memorial United Methodist Church of Frederick.

She is survived by her husband, Richard E. Lewis; two daughters, Debra A. Breeden of Virginia and Donna J. Taylor of Frederick; a stepdaughter, Karen L. Miss of Frederick; three brothers, Thomas Watson of North Carolina, Gary Watson of Williamsport and Jeff Watson of Hagerstown; grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. in Etchison Memorial Chapel of Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick. The Rev. David Dawson will officiate. Entombment will be in the mausoleum at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Centennial Memorial United Methodist Church, 8 W. Second St., Frederick, Md. 21701; or Independent Hose Co. 1, 310 Baughman's Lane, Frederick, Md. 21702.

Bernice K. Warren

CASCADE - Bernice Kipe "Be-Be" Ferguson Warren, 77, of 25444 Highfield Road, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1998, at her home.

Born May 21, 1920, in Harbaugh Valley, Md., she was the daughter of the late Amos E. and Rhoda Kipe Ferguson.

She attended the one-room school in Harbaugh Valley.

She was employed as a stitcher at Kinney Shoe Co., Fairfield, Pa., retiring in 1982.

She was a member of St. Stephen's United Church of Christ, Cascade, where she was a past deacon.

She was a member of Mount Vernon Chapter 398 Order of the Eastern Star, Waynesboro.

She is survived by her husband of more than 60 years, Roy Edward Warren; one daughter, Betsy W. Baker of Carroll Valley, Pa.; one son, Rodger L. Warren of Chambersburg, Pa.; three sisters, Mona Mae Staley and Naomi Harbaugh, both of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., and Lola DeWees of Chambersburg; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ellen DeWees and Helen Cox; and one brother, Carlton Ferguson.

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