James H. Powers
BIG POOL, Md. - James H. "Pap" Powers, 78, of 10224 National Pike, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.
He was born Oct. 8, 1921, in Hancock.
He retired in 1988 after 33 years with Waynesboro Construction Co.
A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He received the American Defense Medal, among others.
He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Big Pool.
He was a representative and chaperone for the Clear Spring High School Blazer Band.
He was one of the last surviving members of Last Man's Club of Williamsport.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mildred Beryl Clevenger Powers; a daughter, Margie D. McBee of Big Pool; a son, Ronald L. Powers of Big Pool; two grandchildren; a great-grandson; and a stepgrandson.
He was preceded in death by a son, James Hillard Powers Jr.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
At his request, his body was donated to the anatomy board.
Memorial donations may be made to Clear Spring Ambulance Club, P.O. Box 61, Clear Spring, MD 21722; or Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 400, Clear Spring, MD 21722.
Arrangements are by Donald E. Thompson Funeral Home, Clear Spring.
Elaine H. Wiles
NAPLES, Fla. - Elaine H. Shockey Wiles, 81, of Naples, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000.
Born Sept. 13, 1918, in Pocahantas, Va., she was the daughter of the late Lester and Lula Martin Hollinger.
She was a self-employed seamstress in Hagerstown for 25 years.
She is survived by her husband, Boyd Wiles; three children, Diane Brining and Becky Myers, both of Hagerstown, and Michael Shockey of Beaver Creek, Ohio; a stepdaughter, Saundra Kozuck of Beaufort, S.C.; a brother, Butler Hollinger of Waynesboro, Pa.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at a later date in Hagerstown.
Arrangements are by The Beachwood Society Inc. in Naples.
L. Simon Jenkins
WINCHESTER, Va. - L. Simon Jenkins, 71, of Winchester, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2000, at Shawnee Springs Nursing Home in Winchester.
Born Sept. 29, 1928, in Gaylord, Va., he was the son of the late William Lester and Lillie Alice Sours Jenkins.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Virginia Campbell Jenkins of Kearneysville, W.Va.; two daughters, Barbara Ann Gavin of Aiken, S.C. and Linda Mae Laureigh of Martinsburg; three sons, Lester Eugene Jenkins and Alan Edward Jenkins, both of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Benny Lee Jenkins of Kearneysville; six sisters, Lillie Mae Milburn of Summit Point, W.Va., Margaret M. Stickle, Ethel Mae Lam and Dorothy L. Combs, all of Winchester, Elsie Katherine Leonard of Berryville, Va. and Gladys Jenkins of Frederick County, Va.; four brothers, Roy J. Jenkins of Winchester, Charles E. Jenkins of White Post, Va., J. Russell Jenkins of Berryville, Va. and Leo William Jenkins of Rippon, W.Va.; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Theodore Jenkins; a brother, James Ray Jenkins; and a grandson.
Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St. in Martinsburg. Elder Steve Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.
The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Ronnie L. Jackson
INWOOD, W.Va. - Ronnie Lewis Jackson, 47, of Inwood, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.
Born Sept. 15, 1952, in Alexandria, Va., he was the son of Inez Stallard Williams of Alexandria and the late Howard Lewis Jackson.
He was employed by Quad Graphics.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two daughters, Kathleen Marie Jackson of Triangle, Va. and Megan Ann Jackson of Inwood; two sons, Sean Lewis Jackson of Alexandria and Ronnie Thomas Jackson of Inwood; a sister, Brenda Blubaugh of Martinsburg; and his fiance, Martha Anderson.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Cathy Lynn Jackson.
Services will be Friday at 3 p.m. at South Berkeley Funeral Home in Inwood. The Rev. Steve Wymer will officiate. Burial will be in Gerrardstown Presbyterian Cemetery.