July 14, 1999

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Charles W. Miles Sr.

WINCHESTER, Ky. - Charles William Miles Sr. of Winchester, and formerly of Elkridge, Md., died Tuesday, July 13, 1999.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Velma Mathias Miles.

He is survived by his second wife, Nettie W. Miles; a daughter, Wanda L. Hill; a son, Charles William Miles Jr.; two sisters, Naomi Mattheiss and Vivian Smith; a brother, Vernon Miles; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Donald L. Miles.

Services will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home, at Meadowridge Memorial Park, 7250 Washington Blvd., Elkridge. Burial will be in Meadowridge Memorial Park.


Visitation will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 43025, Baltimore, MD 21236-0025.

Millard F. Kershner II

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - Millard F. "M.F." Kershner II, 88, of East Lake Drive, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, July 13, 1999.

He was born in Hagerstown.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Feigley Kershner.

He owned and operated M.F. Kershner Cities Service.

He was a member of Church of the Brethren.

He was a member of Elks Lodge No. 378 in Hagerstown.

He is survived by three sons, Millard F. Kershner III of Longwood, Fla., R. Bruce Kershner of Lake Mary, Fla., and Robert L. Kershner of Orlando, Fla.; three sisters, Dorothy Wolf of Tavares, Fla., Jean Carbaugh of Eustis, Fla., and Fern Zito of Altamonte Springs; and five grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at noon at Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Altamonte Springs. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Park in Winter Park, Fla.

Visitation will be Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 237 East Marks St., Orlando, FL 32803.

George L. Siebert

George Lee Siebert, 58, who died Tuesday, July 13, 1999, lived at 13634 Ivy Way in Hagerstown.

Harriet W. Hreha

MONTICELLO, Ill. - Harriet Winfield Hreha, 80, of Monticello, died Thursday, June 24, 1999, at Kirby Hospital in Monticello.

Born Dec. 22, 1918, in Rohrersville, she was the daughter of Floyd Lester and Mary Hott Winfield.

She was a graduate of Boonsboro High School; and attended Strayer College in Washington, D.C.

She worked as a secretary at the federal Food and Drug Administration for 31 years.

She is survived by her husband, Andrew Hreha, whom she married May 13, 1950; a daughter, Karen Hreha Molloy of Monticello; a son, Mark Andrew Hreha of Alton, Ill.; two sisters, Irma Hott Winfield of Silver Spring, Md., and Esther Winfield Gantz of Hagerstown; and a granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by two sisters.

Graveside services were held in Monticello Cemetery. The Rev. Allan Oman officiated.

Visitation was at Mackey-Wright Funeral Home in Monticello.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Charles E. Pierce

HANCOCK - Charles Edward Pierce, 65, of Bain Road, died Tuesday, July 13, 1999, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born Feb. 1, 1934, in Pecktonville, Md., he was the son of the late Ada and Helen Betts Pierce.

He retired from Newells Enterprises in Hagerstown.

He attended Parkhead United Methodist Church in Pecktonville.

He is survived by his wife, Wilma Gearhart Pierce of Hancock; a daughter, Kayla Pierce of Hancock; two sons, Terry Pierce of Pecktonville and Steve Pierce of Williamsport; six sisters, Delores Gladhill and Dakota Murray, both of Clear Spring, Sonja Timmons of Hagerstown, Frieda Golden of Waynesboro, Pa., JoAnn Betts of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Sandra McFadden of Hancock; three brothers, Daryl Betts of Clear Spring, Ricky Betts of Sharpsburg and Bobby Betts of Boonsboro; and three grandchildren.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock. The Rev. Rodney Truax will officiate. Burial will be in Parkhead Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Trust for Kayla Pierce, c/o F & M Bank, 6 E. Main St., Hancock, MD 21750; or Hancock Rescue Squad Inc., 14734 Warfordsburg Road, Hancock, MD 21750.

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