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Obituaries

July 30, 1999

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Alvis A. Smitherman

GANOTOWN, W.Va. - Alvis A. Smitherman, 62, of Back Creek Valley, died Wednesday, July 28, 1999, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born Feb. 12, 1937, in Dinwiddie, Va., he was the son of the late Dalton Monroe and Stella Mae Lakey Smitherman.

He was a heavy-equipment operator.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Buck Hill Church.

He was a member of International Union of Operating Engineers Local No. 12.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Shoup Smitherman; a daughter, Beverly Smitherman Brown of Wilmington, N.C.; four sons, Michael Alvis Smitherman of Leland, N.C., Darren Ray Albright and Daniel D. Smitherman, both of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Terrance M. Albright of Bunker Hill, W.Va.; a sister, Betty S. Jones of Mocksville, N.C.; a brother, Tom Smitherman of Franklin, N.C.; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Poindexter; and two brothers, Lakey Smitherman and Charles Smitherman.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. John M. Emert will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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

Robert W. Thomas

OCALA, Fla. - Robert W. Thomas, 53, of Ocala, died Monday, July 26, 1999, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.

Born in Keedysville, he was the son of Robert C. Thomas and the late Rosalie Kretzer. He was the stepson of Helen Thomas of McIntosh, Fla.

He was a heavy equipment mechanic for Spruce Creek.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving with the U.S. Army.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Thomas of Ocala.

Arrangements are by Hiers Funeral Home in Ocala.

Barbara L. Seeger

FREDERICK, Md. - Barbara L. Seeger, 94, of 600 Magnolia Ave., and more recently of Frederick Health Care Center, died Thursday, July 29, 1999, at the center.

Born Feb. 11, 1905, in Frederick, she was the daughter of the late Harry N. and Lydia Haller Lochner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur M. Seeger, in 1985.

She was a 1923 graduate of Frederick High School.

She worked for C & P Telephone Co. for 11 years; and was the bookkeeper for the Great Frederick Fair.

She was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She was a member of Frederick Needle Art Club; Tall Cedars of Lebanon, and The Columbia Lodge.

She is survived by two daughters, Lois Filby of Frederick and Barbara Ann Hayward of St. Petersburg, Fla.; grandchildren, Jeffrey Brubaker of Frederick, Lynn Alba and Mark Hayward, both of Florida; a niece and great-nieces.

A graveside service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick. The Rev. Barbara J. Bornemann will officiate. Those wishing to attend should assemble within the main gate of the cemetery by 10:45 a.m.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Evangelical Lutheran Church, 35 E. Church St., Frederick, MD 21701; American Red Cross, Frederick County Chapter, P.O. Box 186, Walkersville, MD 21793-0186; or to a charity of choice.

Arrangements are by Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick.

Carrie M. Miller

BIG POOL - Carrie May Miller, 87, of Pecktonville Road, died Thursday, July 29, 1999, at her home.

Born Oct. 14, 1911, in Big Pool, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Albert and Annie Elizabeth Brindendolph Mills.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur H. Miller, in 1982.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Parkhead United Methodist Church in Big Pool.

She is survived by a daughter, Janice D. DeShong of Big Pool; a son, Aris T. Miller of Big Pool; a brother, Ralph Miller of Big Pool; a granddaughter; and two great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Gertie Stanley; and three brothers, Alfred Mills, Lester Mills and Ramon Mills.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Parkhead United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dennis Whitmore will officiate. Burial will be in Parkhead Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock; and Saturday at 10 a.m. at the church. The funeral home will be open today from 2 p.m.

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