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Obituaries

April 20, 1998

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Monday, April 20, 1998 Edition

Ron J. Williamson

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Ron J. Williamson, 50, of 23 Glen St., died Thursday, April 16, 1998, at 2380 Majestic Court, Chambersburg, in Hamilton Township.

Born July 11, 1947, in Grand Rapids, Mich., he was the son of June M. Vandersloo Williamson of Grand Rapids and the late Robert G. Wallace.

He graduated in 1965 from Central High School in Grand Rapids.

He retired as a sergeant first class from the U.S. Army with more than 20 years of service.

He was president of the board, quartermaster, and president of the Home Association, Charles M. Nitterhouse, VFW Post 1599 in Chambersburg. He was past commander of Dietrick Breckbill Post 612 of St. Thomas American Legion and a member of Hume McNeal Byers, AmVets Post 224 of Chambersburg.

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In addition to his mother, he is survived by one daughter, Alicia D. Williamson of Austin, Texas; two sisters, Linda I. Williamson and Debra L. Marshall, both of Grand Rapids; two brothers, Paul W. Williamson and David L. Williamson, both of Grand Rapids; and one grandson.

Services will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road in Chambersburg. The Rev. Paul B. Baker will officiate. Cremation will be at Smithsburg Crematory in Smithsburg.

Military services will be conducted by members of Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW of Chambersburg.

Viewing will be Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the Educational Trust Fund for (grandson) Brandon Williamson, in care of Citizens National Bank, Center Square, Waynesboro, Pa. 17268.

Jerry S. Davis

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Jerry S. Davis, 49, of 630 Lincoln Way, died Saturday, April 18, 1998, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Aug. 7, 1948, in Chambersburg, he was the son of Ada M. Beltz Davis and the late George S. Davis.

He was a movie projectionist in Chambersburg.

He attended Fairview Chapel in Waynesboro, Pa.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Sharon M. Hobertson Davis; three sons, Gregory L. Davis, Kevin R. Davis and Brian L. Davis, all of Chambersburg; one stepdaughter; one sister, Joyce A. Grooms of Fayetteville, Pa.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road in Chambersburg. The Rev. Wayne L. Kuhns will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg.

Viewing will be Tuesday, one hour prior to services, at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to The Fairview Chapel, 8948 Capitol Hill Road, Waynesboro, Pa. 17268.

Louise E. Moser

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Louise E. Moser, 74, of Harp Hill Road in Myersville, died Saturday, April 18, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 16, 1923, in Wolfsville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Marshall and Nellie Cartee Leatherman.

She was a member of Grossnickle Church of the Brethren in Myersville.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Gaither E. Moser; one daughter, Elizabeth A. Foster; two sons, Marion E. Moser of Boonsboro and Larry G. Moser of Middletown, Md.; two sisters, Ruth Smith and Catherine Harshman, both of Myersville; one brother, Robert Leatherman of Myersville; four grandchildren; a special niece, Fay Moser of Hagerstown; and a special friend, Joan Harshman of Myersville.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Ricketts Funeral Home, 504 Main St. in Myersville. The Rev. Ronald A. Beverlin will officiate. Burial will be in Grossnickle Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Myersville.

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 Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, 11318 Meeting House Road, Myersville, Md. 21773.

Henry E. Elkins

INWOOD, W.Va. - Henry E. Elkins, 84, of Inwood, died Saturday, April 18, 1998, at Heartland Nursing Home.

Born April 21, 1913, in Hempstead, Texas, he was the son of the late James Henry and Blanche Pitchford Elkins.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Katherine Cox Elkins, and his last wife, Wilma Lightsey Elkins.

He was retired from American Bakeries.

He was a member of the Central Baptist Church in Katy, Texas.

He was a member of Waltrip Lodge 1328, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons.

He is survived by his son, Earl Elkins of Inwood.

Services will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Waltrip Funeral Home, 1415 Campbell, Houston, Texas. Burial will be in Shilo Cemetery in Prairie View, Texas.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Local arrangements were by Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Helen R. Lewis

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