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Obituaries

August 02, 1998

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Monday, August 3, 1998 Edition

Shirley A. Wiles

Shirley Ann Wiles, 63, of 213 Summer St., Hagerstown, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at her home.

Born May 15, 1935, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Omar Russell and Viola Mable Troup Carbaugh.

Her husband, Charles Eugene Smokey Wiles Sr., died in 1994.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Vickie Eichelberger of Big Pool, Jacqueline Bradds and Pamela Wiles, both of Hagerstown; two sons, Charles E. Wiles Jr. of Hagerstown, and Robert Wiles of Big Pool; one sister, Carol Rockwell of Virginia; three brothers, James Carbaugh, David Carbaugh and Robert Carbaugh, all of Hagerstown; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by one daughter, Nancy Lee Wiles; and one brother, Richard Carbaugh.

Services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Eddie Blackmon will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

There will be no viewing.

Chad A. Nine

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Chad Andrew Nine, 15, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998.

Born March 27, 1983, he was the son of Steven M. Nine and Cynthia Miller Nine, both of Martinsburg.

He would have been a sophomore at Martinsburg High School this year.

He attended Hedgesville United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Steven M. Nine Jr. of Martinsburg; grandparents, Ruby and Raymond Nine, Charles and Darlene Miller, all of Martinsburg, and Mabel DeWitt of Pennsylvania; great-grandparents, Edna and Francis Austin of Grafton, W.Va., and Ruth Miller of Hedgesville, W.Va.; and one nephew.

Services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg. The Rev. Terri S. Cofiell will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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

Woodrow W. VanMetre

INWOOD, W.Va. - Woodrow Wilson VanMetre, 85, of Inwood, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home in Virginia.

Born Oct. 28, 1912, in Jefferson County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Fred L. and Laura Rinehart VanMetre.

He retired from the B&O Railroad as a blacksmith in 1977.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church for more than 60 years.

He also was a member of No. 1 Fire Co.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Walker VanMetre, whom he married Dec. 26, 1934; one daughter, Norma J. Coe of Inwood; one granddaughter, Janet Coe of Manchester, Conn.; one aunt, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Lemen and Rose Lee Walker; and three brothers, Frederick VanMetre, James F. VanMetre and Douglas R. VanMetre.

Services will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Rosedale Funeral Chapel in Martinsburg, W.Va. The Rev. James D. Riley will officiate. Private burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to the Musselman S. Berkeley Community Library.

C. Kenneth Gordon

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - C. Kenneth Gordon, 87, a resident of Extended Care Unit of Fulton County Medical Center, and formerly of R.D. 2, Box 227, McConnellsburg, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at Fulton County Medical Center.

Born Aug. 31, 1910, in McConnellsburg, he was the son of the late Luther R. and Sophia Houck Gordon.

His wife, Lois Pollock Kendall Gordon, died in 1977.

He was a farmer in Fulton County for all of his life.

He was a member of McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church, where he held various offices.

He was a life member of McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co., a former member of McConnellsburg School Board, Dairy Herd Improvement Association, past master farmer, and a former member of Fulton County Extension Agency.

He is survived by one son, John K. Gordon of McConnellsburg; three sisters, Margaret Paylor of Mercersburg, Pa., Velma Lake of Rouzerville, Pa., and Mary Richards of McConnellsburg; one brother, Roy Gordon of McConnellsburg; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sons, Kenneth Earl Gordon, Glenn M. Gordon and James Gordon; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.

Services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Trent Hancock and the Rev. Angela Hancock will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in McConnellsburg.

The family will receive friends at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 322 N. Second St., in McConnellsburg, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends the funeral home will be open from 2 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Col., East Maple Street, McConnellsburg, Pa. 17233; or to McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church, South Second Street, McConnellsburg, Pa. 17233.

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