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Obituaries

December 07, 1999

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James W. Long Sr.

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - James William Long Sr., 66, of Bloomery Road, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va.

Born May 8, 1933, in Jefferson County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Robert F. Sr. and Alberta Viands Long.

He retired as owner and operator of Long's Excavating.

He was of the Pentecostal faith.

He was a member of Sunday Night Fun Bunch at Shenandoah Lanes of Charles Town.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Ethel Dillow Long; five daughters, Pamela Price and Christina Long, both of Charles Town, Florine Lake of Martinsburg, W.Va., Mildred Poole and Elisa Anderson, both of Ranson; six sons, James W. Long Jr. and Roger L. Long, both of Kearneysville, W.Va., Gregory O. Long of Martinsburg, W.Va., Samuel A. Long of Winchester, Va., Patrick F. Long and Dennis W. Long, both of Charles Town; a sister, Willidean V. Payne of Shenandoah Junction, W.Va.; a brother, Stanley E. Long of Bakerton, W.Va.; 22 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert F. Long Jr.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mission Tabernacle Holiness Church on Mission Road in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. The Rev. Lee R. Strickler will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town.

The family will receive friends Thursday and Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, 970 Washington St., Harpers Ferry.

Mary E. Norris

Mary E. Norris, 67, of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro.

Born April 17, 1932, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Charles William and Martha Jane Hayes Norris.

She was a homemaker.

She was of the Pentecostal faith.

She is survived by a daughter, Tawanna Sue Fisher of Keedysville, with whom she lived; a son, Ralph Elmer Metzer of Hagerstown; three brothers, Mitchell Norris of Seffner, Fla., Elwood Norris of Tampa, Fla., and Jesse Norris of Grand Ledge, Mich.; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Janie Norris; five brothers, Marshall Norris, Cecil Norris, Alford Norris, Daniel Norris and Donald Norris; and her companion, John Kline.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Ricketts Funeral Home, 504 Main St., in Myersville, Md. Pastor Ben Thompson will officiate. Burial will be in Harmony Community Cemetery in Harmony, Md.

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

Mark A. Davies

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Mark A. Davies, 41, of 1230 S. Fifth St., died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999, at his home.

Born May 6, 1958, in Chambersburg, he was the son of Darlene A. Crane Davies of Chambersburg and the late Ivor Davies Jr.

He was a 1976 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School; and attended Lock Haven (Pa.) University.

He was a self-employed salesman.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Chambersburg.

He was a member of Chambersburg YMCA; and a social member of Charles M. Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW of Chambersburg.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his companion, Amy R. Stinger of Chambersburg; a sister, Pamela K. Stambaugh of Chambersburg; and a nephew.

A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 26 Commerce St., Chambersburg. The Rev. Neal O. Hively will officiate. Burial will be in Liverpool (Pa.) Union Cemetery.

There will be no public viewing.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Mark Davies Memorial Fund, c/o Patriot Federal Credit Union, 800 Wayne Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

Lillie H. Martin

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Lillie H. Martin, 92, of Shook Home, and formerly of 2025 Lincoln Way East, the Washington, D.C., area and Arlington, Va., died Monday, Dec. 6, 1999, at Shook Home.

Born April 27, 1907, in Warsaw, Va., she was the daughter of the late Charles Harry and Sallie Love Balderson.

She was a self-employed beautician in Arlington.

She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Chambersburg.

She was a member of Hairdresser's Association in Arlington.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, James Nelson Martin; two nephews; great-nieces; great-nephews; great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by four sisters.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, Pa. The Rev. Daniel Lawler will officiate. Burial will be in Upton Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Upton, Pa.

The family will receive friends Friday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Wilburn E. Rhoton

WILLIAMSPORT - Wilburn Essie Rhoton, 71, of 15336 Clear Spring Road, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999, at his home.

Born Nov. 25, 1928, in Leesburg, Va., he was the son of the late Jeremiah Marr and Ruby Lee Marcum Rhoton.

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