November 28, 1999

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John W. Williams

John Wesley Williams, 34, of 20306 Youngstoun Court, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born July 25, 1965, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Robert E. and Nancy Barkdoll Williams.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one son, John Wesley Williams Jr. at home; one sister, Carrie M. Daiker of Hagerstown; one nephew; one niece; aunts and uncles.

Funeral services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

The family requests the omission of flowers and that memorial contributions be made to American Diabetes Association, c/o Joan Goetz, 219 W. Second St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.


Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro.

Daniel R. Thomas

GREAT CACAPON, W.Va. - Daniel Ray Thomas, 42, of Great Cacapon, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 1999, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born March 15, 1957, in Bartow, Fla., he was the son of Harvey Lee and Mary Magdalene Shults Thomas of Lawrenceburg, Tenn.

He was a 1975 graduate of Lawrence County High School, Lawrenceburg, and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Southern Illinois, Champaign, Ill.

He retired April 28, 1999, from the U.S. Air Force as a surgical service technician. He also served as secretary of the Air Force Sergeant's Association.

He was a member of Love Assembly of God, Berkeley Springs.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 17 years, Dixie Darlene Kidwell Thomas; two daughters, Dawn Jacobsen of Travis Air Force Base, Calif., and Christin Thomas of Great Cacapon; one son, Christopher Thomas of Great Cacapon; one sister, Janice Francis of Lawrenceburg; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs. The Rev. Gregory Perkins and the Rev. Dave Kidwell will officiate. Burial will be in Lindsay Grove Church of God Cemetery, Leoma, Tenn.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

John D. Bowman

John Dennis Bowman, 50, of 20029 Jefferson Blvd., Hagerstown, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 1999, at his home.

Born Oct. 24, 1949, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late George T. and Betty Ann Bulebosh Bowman.

He was a 1967 graduate of North Hagerstown High School and also graduated from Hagerstown Community College. Later he attended the University of Maryland.

He was a member of Moose Lodge 120, Martinsburg, W.Va.; North American Rod and Gun Club and Funkstown American Legion Dixon Troxell Post 211.

He is survived by one sister, Janet K. Bowman of Smithsburg; one nephew, Corey T. Williams of Smithsburg; a special friend, Kim Chhouk of Martinsburg, aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home. 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. The Rev. Raymond H. Shriver will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

There will be no visitation or viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Washington County Unit, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Lelia F. Fogle

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Lelia F. Wierman Fogle, 91, a resident of Manorcare Health Services, and formerly of 425 W. Seventh St., Waynesboro, Pa., died Sunday, Nov. 28, 1999, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born May 22, 1908, in Catoctin Furnace, Md., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Nora Mae Miller Wierman.

She married Roy. W. Fogle in 1942. He died in 1990.

She attended Blue Mountain and Thurmont, Md., schools.

In her early life she worked for Wayne Manufacturing, Waynesboro, as a presser and did seasonal work for Musselman's in Orrtanna, Pa., and then worked for Mont Alto Forestry as a packer. She also did some domestic work in the area.

She was a member of Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, and Philathia Sunday School Class.

She helped to cook for the Rescue Mission in Hagerstown.

She is survived by four daughters, Frances V. Miller of Elizabethtown, Pa., Judy A. Bowman of Darlington, Md., Cinda K. Fogle, a resident of Manorcare, and Cathy L. Jacques of Smithsburg; two sons, Robert F. Fogle of Vista, Calif., and Carlton R. Fogle of Waynesboro; three sisters, Vada Waterfield of Waynesboro, Anna Happel of Baltimore and Helen Lantz of Lantz, Md.; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth Fogle; one granddaughter, Rebecca Miller Knox; two sisters, Clara Bentzel and Armatha Benchoff, and one brother, LeRoy Wierman.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Earl L. Summers will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

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