April 23, 1998

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Thursday, April 23, 1998 Edition

Lynne K. Byron

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Lynne Kerwin Byron, of Windward Farm, Shepherdstown, formerly of Williamsport and Hagerstown, died Wednesday, April 22, 1998, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.

She was the daughter of the late Mildred Albaugh and Hugh Arthur Kerwin of Washington.

She was a graduate of the Madeira School, Greenway, Va. She attended Sweet Briar College in Virginia and was a 1988 graduate of Shepherd College.

She was a long-time member and past president of the Hagerstown Garden Club. She served on the boards of Washington County Free Library, United States Pony Club Inc. and the Williamsport Museum and History Board. She was chairwoman of the Washington County Committee of the Maryland Historical Trust and of the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage.


She was a docent at the Historic Shepherdstown Museum and secretary of Jefferson County Historical Society. She helped establish a branch of the Anglican Church, Province of Christ the King, in Marshall, Va.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, James Edgar Byron; two daughters, Sally Byron LaBarre of Bel Air, Md. and Katharine Devereaux Byron-Jones of Shepherdstown; two sons, James Edgar Byron Jr. and Keith Alexander Byron, both of Alexandria, Va.; one sister, Gail Kerwin March of Virginia Beach, Va.; and four grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of St. James School, St. James, Md. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Windward Farm.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Hagerstown Garden Club in care of Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown, Md. 21740; to Washington County Historical Society, P.O. Box 1281, Hagerstown, Md. 21741; or to Jefferson County Historical Society, P.O. Box 485, Charles Town, W.Va. 25414.

Arrangements are by Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown.

Madaline E. Jones

Madaline Elizabeth Jones, 69, of 301 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, died Wednesday, April 22, 1998, at Colton Villa Nursing Home.

Born Oct. 20, 1928, in Greencastle, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry B. and Mary K. Kendell Zimmerman.

Her husband, Frank Jones, preceded her in death.

She is survived by three sons, Richard Stover of Williamsport, Lewis Lucas and Charles Branchman, both of Hagerstown; three sisters, Helen Loveless and Connie Loveless, both of Hagerstown, and Mildred Yost of Clear Spring; four brothers, Donald Zimmerman, Harold Zimmerman, Edward Zimmerman and Wilbur Zimmerman, all of Hagerstown; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert E. Timmons will officiate. Burial will be in Leitersburg Cemetery.

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

Benjamin C. Vaughn

Benjamin Charles Vaughn, infant son of James Brian Vaughn and Gretchen H. Porter Vaughn of Hagerstown, died Saturday, April 18, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his maternal grandmother, Faith Porter of Ringold, Md; maternal grandfather, William Porter of Easton, Md.; paternal grandmother, Donna Vaughn of Martinsburg, W.Va.; paternal grandfather, Harry Vaughn of Clear Spring; maternal great-grandmother, Pauline Miles of Ringold; paternal great-grandmother, Sarah Fritz of Falling Waters, W.Va.; and paternal stepgrandmother, Kimberly Vaughn of Clear Spring.

Services and burial will be at the convenience of the family. The Rev. Alan M. Greijack will officiate. Burial will be in Ringold Cemetery.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Gateway Ministries Church of God, Md. 63 at Kemps Mill Road, Williamsport, Md. 21795.

Arrangements are by the Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport.

Gertrude L. Lenharr

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Gertrude L. "Trudy" Lenharr, 80, of 25 E. Baltimore St., Apt. 2, died Wednesday, April 22, 1998, at her home.

Born Dec. 23, 1917, near Mercersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles B. and Laura G. Brindle Glaser.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy W. Lenharr, in 1980.

She graduated from Mercersburg High School.

She had worked as a sales clerk in the Washington, D.C., area.

She was a member of the Salem United Church of Christ near Waynesboro, Pa.

She was a former member of the Greencastle-Antrim Lioness Club and Greencastle Exchange Club.

She is survived by nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by 11 sisters and brothers.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle. The Rev. Lin Smalec will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

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