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November 25, 1998

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Thursday, November 26, 1998 Edition

Kenneth L. Myerly

Kenneth Leroy Myerly, 78, of 741 Antietam Drive, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998, at Washington County Hospital.

Born May 10, 1920, in Union Bridge, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Edgar and Maude Leamore Stultz Myerly.

He was employed with Hagerstown Spring Works for 20 years.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Loretta Kane Myerly; a sister, Annabelle Louise Myerly of Hagerstown; two brothers, Robert S. Myerly of Rio Rancho, N.M., and Joseph Fred Myerly of Greencastle, Pa.; nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by a sister, and five brothers.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Chaplain Theodore E. Hughes Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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

Roy L. Hansrote

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Roy Lee "Mike" Hansrote, 50, of Falling Waters, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 1998.

Born Nov. 22, 1947, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Albert and Pearl Gnatt Hansrote Sr.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by two sisters, Ruth Fraley of Marlowe, W.Va., and Nancy Anderson of Martinsburg; and three brothers, Albert Hansrote Jr. and Rodney Hansrote Sr., both of Martinsburg, and Larry Hansrote of Hedgesville, W.Va.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Gail Hansrote; and a brother, Ronald Hansrote.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. Mason Cooper will officiate. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery.

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

Wayland C. Honaker

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Wayland C. Honaker, 87, of Hedgesville, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998, at his home.

Born May 7, 1911, in Alderson, W.Va., he was the son of the late Gilmer Echols and Anna Susan Ballard Honaker.

He retired in 1971 from the Department of Agriculture as a soil conservation officer.

He was a member of Tomahawk Christian Church.

He was a charter member and founder of Tomahawk Ruritan Club.

He was instrumental in building the new Back Creek Bridge on Route 9, for which he received the Distinguished West Virginian Award presented by Gov. Gaston Caperton.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Alma G. Sibold Honaker; two daughters, Wilma Jane Yost of Berkeley Springs and Pamela Diane Stickel of Martinsburg; a son, Jerry W. Honaker of Hedgesville; a sister, Charlotte Marie McMahan of Fayetteville, W.Va.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a nephew; and cousins.

He was preceded in death by a son, James W. Honaker.

Services will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. Jerry Holdman will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Tomahawk Christian Church, Route 5, Box 68, Hedgesville WV 25427.

Ralph E. Mull

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Ralph E. Mull, 76, of Martinsburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, at his home.

Born Nov. 29, 1921, in Montgomery, Pa., he was the son of the late Harry W. and Ida Hall Mull.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Houseknecht Mull.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Force.

He is survived by one daughter, Kathy A. Mull, at home; one son, Harry T. Mull of Berkeley Springs; a sister, Vivian McMillen of Watsontown, Pa.; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. Harold O. Snyder will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

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

 

Helen E. Spielman

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Helen E. Spielman, 71, of Martinsburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, at City Hospital in Martinsburg.

Born Jan. 29, 1927, in Frederick County, Va., she was the daughter of the late John Robert and Eda Vincent Mills.

She was a member of Women's Auxiliary of the VFW; and of the Eagles.

She is survived by her husband, Fred Spielman; four daughters, Jo Ann Remington and Rachael Ramey, both of Culpeper, Va., Margaret A. Danner of Berryville, Va., and Jeanne Donivan of Martinsburg; two sons, Wayne Walters of Norfolk, Va., and Hank Link of Hedgesville, W.Va.; and 14 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Mills; and two sisters, Noda Knighting and Odell Walters.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. Hubert L. Plummer will officiate. Burial will be in Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

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

Lillian D. Truitt

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