Advertisement

Obituaries

February 04, 2000

NOTE: The HERALD-MAIL Online publishes the obituaries that run in The Morning Herald edition. To view previous obituaries, please see our archives section.

Saturday, February 5, 2000 Edition




Hudson R. Powell

Hudson R. Powell, 87, of Herman Myers Road, Hagerstown, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at Fahrney Keedy Home in Boonsboro.

Born March 29, 1912, in Franklin, Va., he was the son of the late Samuel J. and Mary B. Raiford Powell.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Myrtis J. Powell.

He was employed by Wright Construction Company.

He was a member of Black Creek Baptist Church in Franklin.

He is survived by two sons, Robert R. Powell of Clear Spring and Carroll E. Powell of Hagerstown; three sisters, Pauline Bulls and Emma Lee Branch, both of Franklin, and Gladys Branch of Newport News, Va.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Advertisement

He was preceded in death by a sister, Hilda Mae Storey, and four brothers, Raleigh Powell, Eardley Powell, Fletcher Powell and Paul Powell.

Services will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown. The Rev. Ernest W. Thompson will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, 40 E. Antietam St. in Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Fahrney Keedy Home, 8507 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro, MD 21713.

Charles W. Miller

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Charles W. "Whitey" "Buss" Miller, 87, of Martinsburg, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at his home.

Born June 2, 1912, in Camp Hill, Pa., he was the son of the late John H. Miller and Mary K. Rogers.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel F. Miller, in 1995.

He retired from E.I. Dupont Inc. as a machinist.

He served in the National Guard.

He was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church.

He was a member of Civitan Club.

He is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Anne Miller of Denver and Mary Jane Brannon of Martinsburg; a son, Robert V. Miller of Lexington Park, Md.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret V. Crummett; and a brother, John H. Miller III.

Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St. in Martinsburg. The Rev. Arlene R. Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25402; Martinsburg Union Rescue Mission, 602 W. King St., Martinsburg, WV 25402; or to a charity of one's choice.

Irene F. Verdier

SOUTH MOUNTAIN, Pa. - Irene F. Verdier, 96, of 10058 South Mountain Road, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at South Mountain Restoration Center in South Mountain.

Born Oct. 22, 1903, in Lebanon, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John and Amelia Weber Long.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul R. Verdier, in 1968. They were married in 1923.

She was a 1921 graduate of Quincy High School.

She was employed by Pennsylvania Forestry School, now Mont Alto Campus of Pennsylvania State University, where she worked in the dietary department. Later, she worked at Waynesboro (Pa.) Shoe Factory.

She is survived by two daughters, Patricia A. Bumbaugh of Mont Alto, Pa., and Suzanne Burcker of Hagerstown; a son, J. Calvin Verdier of Mont Alto; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a nephew.

She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas D. Verdier, and two sisters, Blanche Brechbiel and Louella Long.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at South Mountain Restoration Center, 10058 South Mountain Road, South Mountain. The Revs. Richard Stuemple, Robert D. Flory and Joseph C. Carolin will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mont Alto.

The family will receive friends Monday at 9 a.m. at the restoration center.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

Michael D. Speaks

LOUDOUN HEIGHTS, Va. - Michael Dale Speaks, 50, of Loudoun Heights, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at Loudoun Hospital Center in Leesburg, Va.

Born May 28, 1949, in Loudoun Heights, he was the son of Raymond Howard and Bertha Mae Smith Speaks Sr.

He owned and operated Mike's Mart-Hardware at Bolivar, W.Va., and was an accountant for Hilltop House Hotel in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. He also was the correspondent for the Loudoun Times in Leesburg.

He was a member, former board member and youth minister of Loudoun Valley Church of the Nazarene.

He was a member of Neersville Fire and Rescue Co. He was a past president of Between the Hills Community Association.

The Herald-Mail Articles
|
|
|