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Obituaries

October 05, 1998

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Monday, October 5, 1998 Edition

Annie M. West

QUINCY, Pa. - Annie Mae Miller West, 88, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home and formerly of 217 Barnett Ave., Waynesboro, Pa., died Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998, at the nursing home.

Born April 19, 1910, in Zullinger, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Mollie Good Miller.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David West, in 1991. They were married Nov. 30, 1939.

She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, Waynesboro, where she was a member of Cheerful Givers Sunday School Class.

She was a member of Franklin County Farm Women Group; United Methodist Women; South Chapter 2977 AARP; and National AARP.

She loved working around her home and raising her family.

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She is survived by three sons, Warren D. West and Fred E. West, both of Waynesboro and Kenneth R. West of Metairie, La.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Allen Harry West, in 1942; a sister, Myrtle Miller; and two brothers, Earl Miller and Paul Miller.

Services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Lynn D. Trutt will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery near Quincy.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Faith United Methodist Church, 104 N. Potomac St., Waynesboro, Pa. 17268.

Clifford L. Ramey Sr.

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. - Clifford Louis Ramey Sr., 73, of Kearneysville, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998, at City Hospital, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born June 15, 1925, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Louis and Irene Wilson Ramey.

He was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He is survived by his wife, Louise Lettieri Ramey; a daughter, Nancy Evans of Sykesville, Md.; a son, Clifford L. Ramey Jr. of Kearneysville; two stepdaughters, Martha Anderson and Mary Morris, both of Martinsburg; two stepsons, Robert E. Wetzel and Ronald E. Wetzel, both of Martinsburg; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Tressa Stokes, Audren Morris, Grace Jones and Jackie Armstrong; and two brothers, George Ramey and Luther Ramey.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. Bishop Calvin Grow will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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

Roy V. Russ Sr.

Roy V. Russ Sr., 64, of 340 Henry Ave., Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born June 23, 1934, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late William McKinley and Eva Williams Russ Sr.

A retired construction worker, he had worked for Long Masonry of Virginia.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1956, serving in Bermuda.

He was a life member of Campher Memorial Chapel.

He is survived by a daughter, Teresa Murray; a son, Roy V. Russ Jr.; two sisters, Beatrice Young and Margaret Barnett; and three brothers, James Russ, Kenneth Russ and Rudolph Russ,all of Hagerstown.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at King's Apostle, W. E. Campher Memorial Chapel, 125 W. Bethel St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Derrick H. Key and Minister Gerald Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday one hour prior to the services at the church.

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

Lester J. Renner

MOUNT AIRY, Md. - Lester "Jim" James Renner, 50, of Mount Airy, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Md.

Born May 30, 1948, in Frederick, he was the son of Helen Schaffer Renner of Hagerstown and the late Lester Leroy Renner.

He worked most of his life as a landscaper for Paul Raible of Hamilton, Va., and Philip Kestner of Petersville, Md.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He enjoyed playing bingo.

He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Ann Thompson of Knoxville, Md.; two grandchildren, Clarence Eugene Thompson Jr. and Jennifer Nicole Thompson; aunts; uncles; cousins; and his companion, Martha Sier of Mount Airy.

Private graveside services will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick. The Rev. Jacqueline Miller will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Arrangements are by Burrier-Queen Funeral Directors, P.A., Winfield, Md.

Max Blubaugh

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Max Blubaugh, 86, a resident of Manor Care Health Services and formerly of 8036 Mentzer Gap Road, Waynesboro, Pa., died Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998, at the nursing home.

Born Nov. 29, 1911, in Tomstown, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles Fold and Elizabeth Cole Blubaugh.

He attended Tomstown School.

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