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Obituaries

October 18, 1998

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Monday, October 19, 1998 Edition

Dorothy J. Provard

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Dorothy J. Aldridge Provard, 76, of 12189 Old Forge Road, and formerly of West Virginia and New York, died Friday, Oct. 16, 1998, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born Nov. 30, 1921, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Lewis Albert and Dora Myrtle Furlow Aldridge.

She attended Waynesboro schools.

She was a cook at Waynesboro Travel Lodge, BPO Elks, and Joe Stickell American Legion, all in Waynesboro.

She was a member of the former Peace United Methodist Church on Mentzer Gap Road in Waynesboro.

She also was a member of South Chapter 2977 AARP in Waynesboro, National AARP, Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15 Ladies Auxiliary in Waynesboro, and BPO Elks Lodge 731 Ladies Auxiliary in Waynesboro.

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She is survived by her husband, Larry L. Provard, whom she married May 29, 1967; two sons, Jesse L. Day of Ozark, Ark., and Harley B. Day of Berlin, Md.; one brother, John D. Aldridge of Waynesboro; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Helen P. Athey; and four brothers, T. Edward Aldridge, L. Elmer Aldridge, I. Leonard Aldridge and Lloyd L. Aldridge.

Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. Pastor K. Allan Mummert will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Lutheran Social Services, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

William I. Carnell

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - William I. Carnell, 57, of RD 1, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born Nov. 8, 1940, in Warfordsburg, he was the son of the late Frank L. and Freda E. Mellott Carnell.

He was a heavy equipment operator for 25 years for New Enterprise in New Enterprise, Pa., and was employed by Brake Construction in St. Thomas, Pa.

He was a member of Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren in Needmore, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret L. Schetrompf Carnell, whom he married April 25, 1959; two daughters, Tina Marlene Booth of Warfordsburg, and Janet Lee Ritchie; three sons, Jeffrey A. Carnell and John Arnold Carnell, both of Warfordsburg, and Wayne Graig Carnell of Hancock; one sister, Beverly Youngblood of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; and nine grandchildren.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Roger Truax will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1057 Haven Road, Hagerstown, Md. 21740.

Rosea C. Black

SMITHSBURG - Rosea C. Black, 60, of Jefferson Blvd., died Friday, Oct. 16, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 1, 1937, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Irene Payton Fernandez of Hagerstown, and the late Frank Fernandez.

She attended Hagerstown High School.

She sold Avon in the Smithsburg/Leitersburg area.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by four daughters, Georgia A. Ecker of Chambersburg, Pa., Patsy J. Losh of Hagerstown, Rose M. Johnson of Smithsburg, and Donna K. McCabe of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two sisters, Sandy Snurr and Shirley Goshorn, both of Hagerstown; a longtime friend, Donald Curfman of Smithsburg; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home in Smithsburg.

W. Clifton Butts

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - W. Clifton Butts, 84, of Putman Street, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, at Shenandoah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Charles Town, W.Va.

Born Dec. 4, 1913, in Lovettsville, Va., he was the son of the late Roy Spencer and Nina Filler Butts.

His wife, Anna Mauzy Butts, died in 1989.

He was a retired superintendent with 47 years of service with Standard Lime and Stone Co. in Millville, W.Va.

He served on the Harpers Ferry Town Council and as town recorder.

He was a life member of Bolivar United Methodist Church, where he served as superintendent of the Sunday school, taught youth and adult classes, was chairman of the administrative board and was a church trustee.

He was a member of Tri-County Older 4-H organization, and was an avid bird watcher and member of Audubon Society.

He is survived by one sister, Catherine Butts Collins of Bolivar, W.Va.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Bolivar United Methodist Church in Bolivar. The Rev. Jim Hamrick will officiate. Burial will be in Harper Cemetery in Harpers Ferry

The family will receive friends at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, 970 Washington St., Harpers Ferry, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

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