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Obituaries

August 11, 1998

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Charles E. Lynch

HANCOCK - Charles Edmond Lynch, 58, of 34 Vista Village in Hancock, died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at his home.

Born Aug. 6, 1940, in McConnellsburg, Pa., he was the son of Lena Rhodes Lynch and the late Frank Lynch.

He worked in construction and as an orchard laborer.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was of the Catholic faith.

He is survived by his wife, Zelda May Saunders Lynch; four daughters, April Horning of Pittsburgh, and Thumbalena Dove, Bonneta Lynch and Shannon Lynch, all of Hancock; four sons, Wayne A. Lynch of McConnellsburg, Kevin Lynch of Florida, and Charles W. Lynch and Ira Lynch, both of Hancock; two sisters, Kathy Heinbaugh of Mercersburg, Pa., and Cheryl Tritle of McConnellsburg; six brothers, Ronald Lynch of Ocala, Fla., and Franklin Lynch, Richard Lynch, George Lynch, James Lynch and Denny Lynch, all of McConnellsburg; and six grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by one son, Charles R. Lynch; and one sister, Bonnie Lynch.

A graveside service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Union Cemetery. The Rev. Donald Bard will officiate. Military services will be conducted by Fulton Honor Guard.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements are by Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, Pa.

Sara F. Eshleman

HARRISONBURG, Va. - Sara Frances Eshleman, 90, of Harrisonburg, died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at Oak Lea Nursing Home, Harrisonburg.

Born Aug. 13, 1907, in Pulaski, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Enoch J. and Mary Emma Spiker Zook.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Merle Weaver Eshleman, in 1991.

She had worked with her husband, a medical missionary to Tanzania, East Africa, from 1940 to 1954. She then worked as office manager for her husban's private medical practice in Harrisonburg.

She was a member of Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg.

She is survived by a son, David Eshleman of Harrisonburg; a daughter, Dr. Miriam E. Warner of Walnut Creek, Calif.; a sister, Mary Emma Barkley of Scottdale, Pa.; two brothers, Oren Zook of Gerard, Ohio, and Homer Zook of New Wilington, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Parkview Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg. The Rev. Shirlee K. Yoder, the Rev. Owen Burkholder and the Rev. Richard Martin will officiate. Private burial will be Friday at Weaver's Mennonite Cemetery, Harrisonburg.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community, 1501 Virginia Ave., Harrisonburg, Va. 22802.

Arrangements are by Kyger and Trobaugh Funeral Home, Harrisonburg.

Nora G. Combs

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Nora G. Combs, 86, formerly of 1008 Grant Place, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998, at Care Haven of Berkeley in Martinsburg.

Born Jan. 16, 1912, she was the daughter of the late Columbus L. and Jane Cordray Glasscock.

She was a 1930 graduate of Morgantown High School. She attended Morgantown Business College; and graduated from West Virginia University in 1937 with a bachelor of science degree.

She taught commercial subjects at Capon Bridge High School, Martinsburg Business College and Martinsburg Senior High School, where she retired after nine years. She also taught a secretarial class in 1964-1965 at Ramer Memorial School Building.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, was treasurer and Circle teacher for United Methodist Women, and was treasurer and part-time teacher of Philathea Sunday School Class.

She was a member of Emeritus Club of West Virginia University and the Alumni Association and a member of Berkeley County Retired Teachers Association.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Adolf W. Combs; two brothers, Paul C. Glasscock of Martinsburg and Benjamin L. Glasscock of Morgantown, W.Va.; one niece and three nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, John C. Glasscock and James A. Glasscock.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. G. Edward Grove will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends today from 4 to 7 p.m.

Madison D. Williams Stoner

Madison Destiny Williams Stoner, infant daughter of Ellery Williams of New York and Janelle Angela Stoner of Hagerstown, died Sunday, Aug. 9, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

She is survived by two sisters, Kelsey Reed and Whitney Wolfe, both at home; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Stoner of Hagerstown; paternal grandmother, Annie Gholson of New York; and one uncle.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Roland Robertson.

A graveside service will be held today at noon at Rest Haven Cemetery. The Rev. J. Norman Mayer will officiate.

Trammell E. James

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Trammell Ellsworth James, 72, of Martinsburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998, at Care Haven of Berkeley.

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