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Obituaries

September 01, 1998

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Tuesday, September 1, 1998 Edition

James R. Hudson

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - James R. Hudson, 67, of 5962 Fairway Drive West, and a former resident of Terre Haute, Ind., and Morris, Ill., died Sunday, Aug. 30, 1998, at DeWitt Memorial Army Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Va.

Born June 24, 1931, in Terre Haute, he was the son of the late S. Luther and Besse M. Klippert Hudson.

He was a graduate of the former Valley High School, West Terre Haute. He attended the University of Illinois.

He was employed by DuPont in Martinsburg, W.Va., for 36 years, retiring in 1988.

He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church of Christ, Chambersburg, Pa.

He had been a Little League coach in Halfway for 10 years.

He was a golfer.

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He is survived by his wife, Shirley A. Wassmer Hudson, whom he married on March 25, 1951; one daughter, Janet S. Boyers of Hagerstown; one son, James S. Hudson of Franklin, Tenn.; one brother, Robert E. Hudson of Urbana, Ill.; three granddaughters; and three grandsons.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. John's United Church of Christ, 1811 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg. The Rev. Stephen W. Hoffman will officiate. Burial will be private.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to St. John's United Church of Christ, 1811 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Dortha H. Smith

HANCOCK - Dortha Helen Smith, 84, of Hancock, and formerly of St. Charles County, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 30, 1998, at St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Mo.

Born Oct. 26, 1913, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Wright Baxter and Rosa Belle Brady Seavolt.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin M. Smith.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by one daughter, Rosaline Y. Couser of St. Charles; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ethel Ammenheuser and Louise Chisholm; and two brothers, Edison Grant Seavolt and Wade Tedroe Seavolt.

Services will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Catalpa Methodist Church, Hancock. Burial will be in Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Cemetery, Needmore, Pa.

Visitation will be at Baue Funeral Home, 620 Jefferson St., St. Charles, today from 7 to 9 p.m.; and at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society, c/o Baue Funeral Home, 620 Jefferson St., St. Charles, Mo. 63301.

Jeanne M. Monn

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Jeanne Marie Monn, 67, of 11752 Carol Ave., who died Sunday, Aug. 30, 1998, is survived by a sister, Maxine Marcey of Arlington, Va.

Patrick J. Soroko

Memorial services for Patrick James Soroko, 41, of Hagerstown, who died Friday, Aug. 28, 1998, will be Thursday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m. at Maple Tree Campground, 20716 Townsend Road, Gapland. Phyllis Soroko will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Carol A. Campbell

ALTOONA, Fla. - Carol Ann Campbell, 52, of 20725 South Road, died Monday, Aug. 31, 1998, at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.

She was born in Hagerstown.

She was a cashier at Wal-Mart, Mount Dora, Fla.

She was a life member of Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 8087, Eustis, Fla. She was past president of Military Order of the Cootie's Auxiliary Scratching 36.

She is survived by her husband, Malcolm Campbell; one son, Daniel E. Campbell of Altoona; one sister, Beverly E. Townsend of Charlotte, N.C.; and two brothers, Robert E. Harne of Warner Robins, Ga., and Calvin T. Harne Jr. of Altoona.

Memorial services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at VFW Post 8087, Highway 19A, Eustis.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shands Hospital Liver Support FRP, Patient/Family Resources, c/o Shands Hospital, Julie Henderson, P.O. Box 100-306, Gainesville, Fla. 32610-0306.

George D. Watts Jr.

George Dewey Watts Jr., 70, of 11403 Stonecroft Court, Hagerstown, died Monday, Aug. 31, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 1, 1928, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late George D. Watts Sr. and Elizabeth M. Sprecher Watts.

He retired from Serv-U-Vending.

He was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

He is survived by three daughters, Deborah Ann Watts of Fairfax, Va., Diane J. Ballentine and Cheryl W. Kendig, both of Hagerstown; three sisters, Louise Stotelmyer, Elsie Sweigert and Martha Byers, all of Hagerstown; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Lucille Miles.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., Hagerstown. The Rev. Dennis L. Upton will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., Hagerstown, Md. 21740; or to the charity of one's choice.

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