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Obituaries

December 23, 1998
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BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Karson E. Naylor, 47, of Bunker Hill, died Monday, Dec. 21, 1998, at her daughter's home.

Born Dec. 9, 1951, in Sacramento, Calif., she was the daughter of Kenneth B. and Barbara Hayes McBride.

She was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses.

She is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Felix of Bunker Hill, with whom she lived; a sister, Shannon Kelly Welsh of Richmond, Va.; a brother, Charles McBride of Waldorf, Md.; and a granddaughter.

A memorial service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at The Kingdom Hall Jehovah Witness, Martinsburg, W.Va. C. Steve Johnson will officiate. Burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to The Kingdom Hall Jehovah Witness, 725 Baltimore St., Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Marjorie Milne-Jones

FROSTPROOF, Fla. - Marjorie Milne-Jones, 81, of Frostproof and formerly of Hancock, died Monday, Dec. 14, 1998, at her home.

She was born April 3, 1917, in Petoskey, Mich.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Graydon N. Milne-Jones.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by three daughters, Beverly Decker of Frostproof, Elizabeth Atwood of Hancock and Sally Burnett of Falling Waters, W.Va.; a son, David Milne-Jones of Pea Ridge, Ark.; two sisters, Ruth Maehre of Frostproof and Alice Smith of Ithaca, Mich.; a brother, Ken Bogar of Frostproof; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at Williamsport Seventh-day Adventist Church, 16421 Lappans Road, Williamsport. Pastor Brian Stevenson will officiate.

Ernest Jordan

CUMBERLAND, Md. - Ernest "Sonny" Jordan, 45, of Cumberland and formerly of Baltimore, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 1998, in Cumberland.

Born in 1953, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Ernest and Hazel Thomas Jordan.

He was a master plumber and graphic designer for Frostburg State University.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Jordan; two daughters, Emily Jordan and Alison Jordan, both at home; two sisters, Denise Thatcher and Kerry Stiltner, both of Baltimore; three aunts; three uncles; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Services were held at Merritt-Adams Funeral Home in Cumberland. Burial was in Davis Memorial Park.

 

Doris A. Strite

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Doris A. Bauman Strite, 72, of 25 N. Potomac St., died Monday, Dec. 21, 1998, at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa.

Born Nov. 2, 1926, in Elmira, Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Isaiah G. and Hettie Martin Bauman.

She received her U.S. citizenship in September 1998.

She was a seamstress for Waynesboro Knitting Mill for 18 years; she then worked for Window Store and More, Waynesboro as a seamstress since 1986. She retired in December 1997.

She was a member of Fairview Avenue Brethren in Christ Church in Waynesboro, where she taught Sunday School for more than 30 years in various classes. She also served on the Missions Committee of the church for a number of years.

She is survived by a daughter, Phyllis A. Witter of Waynesboro; two sons, Eldon L. Strite of Waynesboro and Ronald G. Strite of Mont Alto, Pa.; six grandchildren; a step-granddaughter; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary E. Myers of Chambersburg, Pa. and Martha J. Yoder of Harrisonburg, Va.; a brother, Leonard J. Bauman of Mount Airy, Md.; two stepsisters, Mildred Dentler of Hagerstown and Mary Burkholder of Greencastle; a stepbrother, Ralph Weaver of Maugansville; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Robert L. Strite in 1959; and a brother, Mahlon C. Bauman in 1974.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Fairview Avenue Brethren in Christ Church, 152 Fairview Ave., Waynesboro. The Rev. Roger N. Witter, the Rev. John D. Fickett and the Rev. Greg Deardorff will officiate. Burial will be in Ringgold Cemetery, Ringgold.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, and Thursday from 12:30 to 1 p.m. prior to the services at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to World Missions Brethren in Christ Church, P.O. Box 390, Grantham, PA 17027-0390.

Vonny I. Mowen

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Vonny I. Mowen, 60, of 367 Cameo Drive and formerly of 131 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, Dec. 21, 1998, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born May 6, 1938, in Clear Spring, she was the daughter of the late Jacob R. and Mabel I. Shockey Ricker.

In her early life, she worked at Chambersburg Hospital; and then she worked for 27 years at Pet Milk of Chambersburg, Pa.

She attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Greencastle.

She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of Harry D. Zeigler VFW Post 6319 of Greencastle. She enjoyed traveling.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Jack J. Mowen; a daughter, Robbin Kuhn of Greencastle; three sisters, Betty Bruno of Fort Loudon, Pa., Mary Ommert of Chambersburg and Hazel Young of Greencastle; two brothers, Jacob L. Ricker of Stephens City, Va., and John Ricker of Arizona; a half-sister, Paula Ricker of Greencastle; a granddaughter; nieces and nephews.

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