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September 02, 2000

Obituaries for 9/3

Aurelia L. Poole

WILLIAMSPORT - Aurelia L. Poole, 91, of 16505 Virginia Ave. and formerly of Salisbury Street, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, at Homewood Retirement Center in Williamsport.

Born Nov. 7, 1908, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Charles C. and Sadie Crowell Poole.

She was employed as a domestic worker.

She was a member of Williamsport United Methodist Church.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Alice Poole, Eva Berman and Irene Davidson; and three brothers, Emmett Poole, Davin K. Poole Sr. and Lester Poole.

Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at Riverview Cemetery in Williamsport.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St., Williamsport, MD 21795.


Arrangements are by Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport.

Marie F. Kursey

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Marie F. Kursey, 84, of Martinsburg, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, at Outlook Pointe.

Born July 18, 1916, in New Market, Va., she was the daughter of the late Charles Monroe and Mary Frances Bailey Mauck.

She was a 1934 graduate of Martinsburg High School.

She retired from Martinsburg Lumber Co. as an accountant.

She was a member of First Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Gwendolyn Green of Martinsburg and Linda Geske of McHenry, Ill.; a son, Douglas Kursey of Martinsburg; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister; and five brothers.

Services will be today at 3:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St. in Martinsburg. Pastor Michael E. Staubs will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends today at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mazelia E. Everett

CUMBERLAND, Md. - Mazelia Elizabeth Everett, 87, of Cumberland, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, at Egle Nursing Home in Lonaconing, Md.

Born Dec. 12, 1912, in Morgan County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John Lewis and Sallie Mae Weber Everett.

She was a 1930 graduate of Bath District High School in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

She was a homemaker.

She was a Protestant.

She is survived by seven nieces, Jeanne K. Amick and Ethel Goss, both of Cumberland, Jocelyn M. Sherman of Aurora, Ill., Irene Hayes of Johnstown, Pa., Sandra Duke of Richmond, Va. and Vivian Strayer and Gerrie Greenfield, both of Baltimore; six nephews, James Boyland of Martinsburg, W.Va., John Boyland of Cumberland, Larry Everett of Pasadena, Md., David Everett of Conowingo, Md., Willard Everett of Enfield, Conn. and Roderick Everett of Baltimore; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Lillian Boyland; and five brothers, John L. Everett Jr., Derwood Everett, Willard Everett, James Everett and Charles Everett.

Graveside services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Friendship Cemetery in Berkeley Springs. Pastor Andrew Cooney will officiate.

Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs.

Charles W. Roach Sr.

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Charles William Roach Sr., 69, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Aug. 11, 1931, in Berkeley Springs, he was the son of the late John Earl and Estella Hovermale Roach.

He served in the U.S. Army for 31 years, retiring as a Warrant Officer on June 30, 1980. He was stationed all over the world during his military career and worked as a clerk in the Military Records Division.

He was a member of Hancock Church of God.

He is survived by his wife, Betty A. Vanorsdale Roach; a daughter, Gloria Ann Roach of Parkland, Wash.; two sons, Charles William Roach Jr. and Mark Anthony Roach, both of Parkland; a stepson, David Allen Vanorsdale of Berkeley Springs; two sisters, Helen Craddock of Williamsburg, Va. and Phyllis Tracey of Hagerstown; three half sisters, Marllee Brown of Great Cacapon, W.Va., Phoebe Leggett of Williamsport and Irene Stendal of Hagerstown; a stepsister, Mary Riley of Lock Haven, Pa.; two brothers, Roger Roach of Williamsport and Roy Roach of Inwood, W.Va.; two half brothers, Sandy Messner and Danny Messner of Hagerstown; a step-granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Hancock Church of God, 7528 Millstone Road in Hancock. Pastors Eugene Harne and Matthew Smith will officiate. Burial will military graveside honors will be in Orchard Ridge Church of God Cemetery in Hancock.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St. in Berkeley Springs; and Monday at 10 a.m. at the church. The funeral home will open at noon today for the convenience of friends.

Memorial donations may be made to Hancock Church of God, Building Fund, 7528 Millstone Road, Hancock, MD 21750.

Harriet H. Perks

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Harriet H. Perks, 83, of Tuscawilla Hills, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, at her home.

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