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August 01, 1999

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Mildred R. May

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Mildred R. May, 78, of Shepherdstown, died Saturday, July 31, 1999, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born March 15, 1921, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Maude Diefenderfer Jones.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fillmore Elwood May.

She was a 1939 graduate of Shepherdstown High School.

She had worked at Interwoven Mills.

She was a member of Christ Reformed Church in Shepherdstown.

She is survived by a son, Herbert E. "Porky" May of Shepherdstown; six granddaughters, Debra L. DeLauney, Roxanne R. May, Connie L. May and Jennifer E. May, all of Shepherdstown, Robin J. Bradley and Sally A. Hodges, both of Martinsburg; and nine great-grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by two half brothers, Herbert Diefenderfer and John Diefenderfer.

Services will be Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. W. Wayne Rimmer will officiate. Burial will be in Christ Reformed Cemetery, Shepherdstown.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box F, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

Betty L. Bingaman

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Betty L. Bingaman, 68, of 6780 Rock Hill Road, died Friday, July 30, 1999, at Chambersburg Hospital, where she had been a patient since July 21, 1999.

Born April 1, 1931, in Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry Leslie and Nora Blanche Frey Seilhamer.

She attended Quincy Township schools.

She helped her husband on the family farm for many years.

She was a member of Calvary Bible Church near Greencastle, Pa., where she also was a member of Adult Sunday School Class. In her earlier life, she taught Vacation Bible School at Ebenezer "Guitners" United Brethren Church near Greencastle.

She enjoyed quilting, sewing, cooking and gardening.

She is survived by her husband, Daniel H. Bingaman Jr., whom she married Sept. 10, 1948; three daughters, Janice B. McEntire and Susan F. Bingaman, both of Waynesboro and Carol A. Pugh of Chambersburg, Pa.; three sisters, Mildred Fortney a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home in Quincy, Pa., Hazel Heckman a resident of Shook Home in Chambersburg and Ruby Shindle of Greencastle; a brother, Chester W. Seilhamer of Hagerstown; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce M. Bingaman; a sister; and two brothers.

Services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Calvary Bible Church, 3845 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle. The Rev. Glen A. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle; and Tuesday one hour before the services at the church.

Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Building Fund of Calvary Bible Church, 3845 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle, PA 17225.

Donald B. Jackson

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Donald Butler Jackson, 72, of Charles Town, died Friday, July 30, 1999, at his home.

Born March 12, 1927, in Summit Point, W.Va., he was the son of the late Leslie and Louise Jackson-Jackson.

He was of the Protestant faith.

He was a retired orchard worker.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Odessa Christine Williams Jackson; a son, Donald D. Jackson of Hagerstown; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Paul L. Jackson and Vincent L. Jackson; and three brothers, Melvin Jackson, Carroll Jackson and Hugh Jackson.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Jefferson Chapel Funeral Home, Ranson. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Martinsburg.

The family will receive friends Monday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

Evelyn V. Morrow

SWAN POND, W.Va. - Evelyn V. Morrow, 66, of Swan Pond, died Friday, July 30, 1999, at her home.

Born March 3, 1933, in Round Hill, Va., she was the daughter of the late James R. and Thelma H. Hough Chapman.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Carl J. Woodward.

She retired from Potomac Supermarket.

She was a member of Blairton United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her second husband, Edward M. "Ned" Morrow; a daughter, Carolyn West of Swan Pond; a sister, Kathryn Bradley of Charles Town, W.Va.; a brother, William Chapman of Pocatella, Iowa; and a granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Edith Markley; and a brother, Robert Chapman.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg. The Rev. John R. Yost will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

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

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