April 12, 1999

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Brady J. Householder

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Brady John Householder, 4 days, of Hedgesville, died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va.

Born April 7, 1999, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, he was the son of Duane Jay and Lequita Joy Hobday Householder of Hedgesville.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Alicia Nicole Householder and Jenna Mariah Shaw; two brothers, Joshua Duane Householder and Dennis Jarod Householder, all at home; paternal grandparents, Leon Vincent and Norma Grace McDaniel Householder of Hedgesville; maternal grandparents, Shirley Kay Miller Bishop of Martinsburg, W.Va., and John David Hobday of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; maternal great-grandparents, John Nelson Hobday Springs and Ruth Ellen Stotler Hobday, both of Berkeley Springs; and nieces and nephews.


Private services and burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Sleepy Creek, W.Va.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities, 841 Country Club Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505.

Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs.

John D. Clark

John Dawson Clark, 73, of 9721 Meadow Rock Drive, Hagerstown, died Monday, April 12, 1999, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born Dec. 22, 1925, in Oakland, Md., he was the son of the late John D. Sr. and Lacy Tasker Clark.

He was a graduate of Fort Hill High School, Cumberland, Md.

He retired in 1987 from Mack Trucks after 26 years and he was a former employee of Fairchild Aircrafts.

A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served in World War II in the Pacific.

He was a member of the John Birch Society, Western Maryland TRIM Committee, Western Maryland Sportsman's Club, American Legion of Maryland, North American Rod and Gun Club, and Maryland State Rifle and Pistol Association.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Doris A. Weagly Clark; one daughter, Deborah A. Clark Cornett of Hagerstown, one stepson, James E. Baker of Hagerstown; two sisters, Ellen Clark Schuessler of Springfield, Mo., and Naomi Clark Wilson of Frostburg, Md.; eight grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Clark Eastlake and Mary Eva Clark Shriver; and one brother, Joseph Clark.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Stephen M. Schuessler will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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

Memorial donations may be made to John Birch Society, P.O. Box 8040, Appleton, WI 54913-8040.

Minnie E. Barrus

Minnie Ellen Barrus, 78, of 1012 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, died Monday, April 12, 1999, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born Nov. 12, 1920, in Mount Salem, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Colonel W. and Sylvia D. Crosset Ball.

She was employed by Lipton Co. during WWII.

She was a member of Calvary Grace Brethren Church.

She was past president of Parent Teachers Association, Grand Island, N.Y.

She is survived by her husband, John Nelson Barrus; one daughter, Lynda C. Andrews of Buffalo, N.Y.; one son, John Nelson Barrus Jr.; of Niagara Falls, N.Y.; one sister, Edna Woolston of Sutton, Alaska; seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Grant W. Barrus; and one brother.

Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Calvary Grace Brethren Church, 115 Bryan Place, Hagerstown. The Rev. Douglas A. Courter will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd., Hagerstown and Thursday at 1 p.m. at the church.

Renner L. Brewer

MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho - Renner L. Brewer of Mountain Home, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, in Mountain Home.

He was the son of the late Renner and Julia Reid Brewer.

He retired from the military in 1972. He served in Korea and Vietnam.

He retired from the Elmore County Sheriff's Department in 1997.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Brewer; seven children, Carolyn Strom and Kenneth Brewer, both of Mountain Home, Jeanette Adams of Boise, Idaho, Brenda Garner of Seattle, Wash., Renner Brewer Jr. of Sacramento, Calif., Theresa Brewer of Florida and David Brewer of South Carolina; six sisters, Ruth Detloff of Bethesda, Md., Goldie Barkdoll of Clear Spring, Helen Durbin, Mildred Marker and Thelma Beard, all of Hagerstown, and Hilda Wise of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; two brothers, his twin, Robert Brewer of Funkstown, and Harry Brewer of Tehachapi, Calif.; and 11 grandchildren.

Burial was Saturday, April 10, in Mountain Home, Idaho.

Deanna L. Helm

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Deanna L. Helm, 5, of 1351 Marvic Drive, died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Chambersburg Hospital.

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