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November 10, 1999

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Thursday, November 11, 1999 Edition

Robert C. Shull

BIRNAMWOOD, Wis. - Robert C. "Chuck" Shull, 41, of N4602 Oakcrest Drive, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at his home.

Born Jan. 19, 1958, in Arlington, Va., he was the son of Ralph and Mildred Graft Shull of Hagerstown.

He was employed by SNE Enterprises in Mosinee, Wis.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Karla Shull; a daughter, Lauren May Shull, at home; two stepsons, Corey Rice and Everett Rice, both at home; a sister, Georgia Tharp of North Manchester, Ind.; two brothers, James Shull of Conifer, Colo., and Thomas Shull of Damascus, Md.; and 13 nieces and nephews.

Services will be Saturday at 4 p.m. at St. Florian's Catholic Church in Hatley, Wis. The Rev. Thomas Abraham will officiate.


Friends may call Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Florian's Catholic Church of Hatley; The Birnamwood Area Community Cupboard; or The Renal Cancer Research Society.

Arrangements are by Schmidt-Schulta Funeral Home in Birnamwood.

Russell B. Hutton

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Russell B. Hutton, 88, of 713 Appleway Road, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at Manor Care Health Services in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Oct. 12, 1911, in Kincaid, Kan., he was the son of the late George and Sadie Mae Brown Hutton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Mae DeHart Hutton.

He owned and operated R. B. Hutton Orchards prior to retiring.

He was a charter member of Chambersburg Open Door Church; was a head usher, and a deacon. He helped in the development of the new church on Miller Street.

He was a member of St. Thomas Sportsman Club; and St. Thomas Coon Hunters Club.

He is survived by a sister, Addie Miller of Fort Scott, Kan.; a brother, Paul Hutton of Ocala, Fla.; step-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Virginia Kauffman; two sisters and three brothers.

Services will be Monday, Nov. 15, at 1 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 725 Norland Ave., Chambersburg. The Rev. Art Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery in Quincy, Pa.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday at noon at the funeral home. The funeral home will be open Sunday from 2 p.m.

Mildred M. Dawson

FREDERICK, Md. - Mildred Marino Dawson, 73, of 6409 Weatherby Court, and formerly of Brunswick, Md., died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999, at Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C.

Born Nov. 17, 1925, in Lovettsville, Va., she was the daughter of the late Charles Herbert and Rosa Simpson Painter.

She was a 1943 graduate of Brunswick High School.

She retired from the Brunswick Citizen. She worked at Bon-Ton in Frederick.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church; and United Methodist Women in Brunswick.

She is survived by her husband, Donald W. "Shelly" Dawson Sr.; two daughters, Donna Poffinberger of Jefferson, Md., and Pamela Keeling of Knoxville, Md.; a son, Donald W. Dawson Jr. of Frederick; four sisters, Ellen Cooper of Brunswick, Ann Koontz of Jefferson, Evelyn Ayers of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Maxine Hamilton of Hillsboro, Va.; two brothers, Eugene Painter of Frederick and Renace Painter of Lovettsville; and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Ethel Gordon; and a brother, William Painter.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Brunswick. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Lovettsville.

There will be no visitation.

Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Brunswick, MD 21716.

Arrangements are by John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick.

Thelma C. Needham

ZULLINGER, Pa. - Thelma C. Parks King Needham, 82, of 11868 Grace St., died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, in the emergency room of Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Feb. 18, 1917, in Altoona, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Samuel Parks and Grace Lightner Parks Knepper.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Bush King, in 1943. They were married in 1938.

She received her GED from Waynesboro Senior High School.

She was employed as a beautician in Waynesboro, Pa.; then as a secretary at Waynesboro High School.

She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Waynesboro, and played the organ.

She was a member of National AARP.

She is survived by her husband, Alton S. Needham, whom she married Oct. 24, 1943; a daughter, Barbara Ann Montgomery of Greencastle, Pa.; two sons, Gary L. King and Dwight I. Needham, both of Waynesboro; a sister, Emma Hoffman of Zullinger, Pa.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Adda Parks Singer.

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