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Obituaries

September 22, 1999

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Edna V. Watkins

FREDERICK, Md. - Edna V. Watkins, 83, of 221 E. Fourth St., died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1999, at her home.

Born Feb. 8, 1916, in Frederick County, Md., she was the daughter of the late C. Herbert and Ivia Snyder Watkins.

She retired from Price Electric Co. in Frederick.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Frederick.

She was a member of the auxiliary of Citizens Nursing Home of Frederick County; Pythian Sisters; and Samaritan Rebekah Lodge No. 51 of Frederick, where she was past noble grand and was currently conductor. She was treasurer of the Past Noble Grands.

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She is survived by a nephew, Gary Wayne Watkins of Smithsburg; and a great-nephew.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick. The Rev. Harold Bell Wright II will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open today from 3 p.m.

Linscott A. Hall

FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Linscott Aldin "Scott" Hall, 86, of Fort Belvoir, and formerly of Chevy Chase, Md., died Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999.

Born in 1913, in McAlester, Okla., he was the son of the late May Schwab and William Linscott Hall.

He attended schools in St. Louis. He entered the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in 1933.

He served in the Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft) in Hawaii, Maine and Massachusetts. He was an anti-aircraft officer on Gen. Dwight Eisenhower's staff in London and North Africa early in World War II. He commanded an anti-aircraft battalion attached to the First Armored Division during three Italian campaigns.

A career officer, he transferred to the U.S. Air Force after the war, and served in Air Force and Joint Armed Forces intelligence in Washington, D.C., Tokyo and Paris. His decorations include Army and Air Force Distinguished Service Medals, the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, two Purple Hearts and foreign medals including the Order of the British Empire. He retired as a brigadier general in 1991.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Eldredge Hall, whom he married in 1937; two daughters, Kathrine Laurie Terry of Keedysville and Robin Hansen of West Bath, Maine; a son, Linscott E. Hall of New Market, Md.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Lt. Gen. William E. Hall.

Services will be Thursday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. at The Old Chapel in Fort Myers, Va. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Memorial donations may be made to American Red Cross, Washington County, 113 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements are by Demaines Funeral Home in Alexandria, Va.

Grace J. Zeigler

NAGS HEAD, N.C. - Grace Jones Zeigler, 97, of Britthaven Nursing Home, and formerly of Pittsburgh and Dry Run, Pa., died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at Health East Outer Banks Medical Center in Nags Head.

Born March 21, 1902, in Gibsonia, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Francis Lindley and Sarah McGarrah Umstead.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles N. Jones; and by her second husband, K. Wayne Zeigler, in 1985.

She attended Slippery Rock Normal School and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1926.

She taught at the high school level for 40 years in the Pittsburgh area and the Fannett Metal School district.

She was a former member of Upper Path Valley United Presbyterian Church.

She was a member of Daughters of American Revolution; Farm Women of Franklin County, Group No. 11; and Path Valley Grange.

She is survived by a daughter, Carolyn Jones of Nags Head; a stepdaughter, Lucile Cole of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; three stepsons, Walter L. Zeigler of South Mountain, Pa., Donald L. Zeigler and Claire R. Zeigler, both of Chambersburg, Pa.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; 21 step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Upper Path Valley United Presbyterian Church in Spring Run, Pa. The Rev. David L. Mason will officiate. Burial will be in Upper Path Valley Cemetery in Dry Run.

Visitation will be Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at John L. Agett Funeral Home in Dry Run.

Memorial donations may be made to Fannett Metal Fire and Ambulance Co., c/o Richard Doyle, treasurer, Dry Run, PA 17220; or Upper Path Valley United Presbyterian Church, c/o Dorothy Campbell, treasurer, Spring Run, PA 17262.

Donald K. McFadden

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Donald K. "Copperhead" McFadden, 72, of Bunker Hill, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at Winchester (Va.) Memorial Hospital.

Born Aug. 31, 1927, in Prairie City, Iowa, he was the son of the late Donald Ray and Alverta Long McFadden.

He retired from Consolidated Freight Ways Trucking Co.

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

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