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September 21, 1998

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Monday, September 21, 1998 Edition

Sylvia J. Rinker

PURGITTSVILLE, W.Va. - Sylvia Jean Rinker, 60, of Purgittsville, died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, at her home.

Born June 9, 1938, in Shanks, W.Va., she was the daughter of Dona Everett Saville of Romney, W.Va., and the late Leonard C. Saville.

She was employed by Shanholtz Orchards, Romney.

She was a member of Mount Olive United Methodist Church, Purgittsville.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Ivan L. Rinker; one daughter, Nancy J. Russell of Hagerstown; one son, Ralph L. Rinker of Purgittsville; five sisters, Lola Grapes of Shanks, Alma McDonald of Gore, Va., Helen Helman of Augusta, W.Va., Susie Kidner and Judy Iser, both of Romney; three brothers, George "Sambo" Saville of Romney, John Saville of Tulsa, Okla., and Russell "Joe" Saville of Three Churches, W.Va.; four stepgrandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

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Services will be today at 10 a.m. at McKee Funeral Home Chapel, Augusta. The Rev. Glenn Hamric will officiate. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery, Romney.

E. Virginia Byers

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - E. Virginia Byers, 80, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at her home.

Born Feb. 10, 1918, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Ernest S. and Nannie Miller Myers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Byers Sr.

She was a homemaker.

She was a 50-year member of Greensburg United Methodist Church.

She was a member of United Methodist Women and AARP. She was a supporter of major charities.

She is survived by four daughters, Carol Frye Moats of Kearneysville, W.Va., Margaret J. Candy of Martinsburg, Sylvia J. Shade of Shepherdstown, W.Va., and Nan V. Roth of Newport News, Va.; one son, Kenneth E. Byers Jr. of Martinsburg; two sisters, Marguerite Fritts and Louise Siler, both of Martinsburg; 19 grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Ernest C. Byers; one brother, George Myers; and one grandson.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Rosedale Funeral Chapel, Rosedale Cemetery Road, Martinsburg. The Rev. John R. Yost will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401.

Mabel E. Eyler

Mabel Evelyn Eyler, 87, formerly of 316 Avon Road, Hagerstown, and a resident of Chestnut Grove, Williamsport, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 24, 1910, in Thurmont, Md., she was the daughter of the late Roger S. and Anna Mae Trout Lidie.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd C. Eyler Sr., in 1980.

She was a 1928 graduate of Thurmont High School.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church for 60 years. She was a member of Willing Workers Sunday School Class and the Women's Missionary Society.

She was a member of Coffmans Home for Aging Auxiliary.

She is survived by one son, Lloyd C. Eyler Jr. of Hagerstown; two grandchildren, David Eyler of Williamsport and Krista Yavulla of Herndon, Va.; four great-granddaughters; and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Carleen Stoner and Lillian Martz; and one brother, Richard Lidie.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Darryl Zoller will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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

Memorial donations may be made to the Elevator Fund, Grace United Methodist Church, 712 W. Church St., Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Janet T. Apple

HANCOCK - Janet T. Apple, 88, of Sensel Road, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 31, 1910, in Warfordsburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Nancy Weller Spiker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse J. Apple, in 1964.

She retired from London Town Corp., formerly in Hancock, as an examiner.

She was a member of Hancock Assembly of God Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Virginia LeFever and Marlene Williar, both of Hagerstown, and Janice Trail of Hancock; one son, Richard Apple of Hagerstown; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by six sisters, two brothers and one granddaughter.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock. The Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Rehobeth United Methodist Cemetery, near Hancock.

There will be no viewing; however, the family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday one hour prior to the service.

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