Obituaries for 9/8

September 07, 2000

Obituaries for 9/8

William J. Hummel

WINDGATE, Md. - William James Hummel, 73, of Windgate, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, at his home.

He was born Aug. 31, 1927, in Baltimore.

He was a member of Teamsters Union Local 557 in Baltimore, and Local 992 in Hagerstown. He worked as a truck driver for more than 44 years in the Maryland area, and as a carpenter.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

He was a former member of St. John the Evangelist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Barbara Elizabeth Broedner Hummel; four sons, William B. Hummel of Craypo, Md., Robert James Hummel and Thomas Francis Hummel, both of Windgate, and Carl B. Hummel of Hedgesville, W.Va.; one sister, Mary Frances Cyr of Stuart, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one grandson.

Services will be today at 12:30 p.m. at Barranco and Sons Funeral Home, Severna Park. Burial will be in Glen Haven in Glen Burnie, Md.


Visitation was at the funeral home Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.

L. Jane Boyce

WILLIAMSPORT - L. Jane Boyce, 93, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, at Homewood Healthcare Center.

Born Sept. 14, 1906, in Leitersburg, she was the daughter of the late Harry G. and Annie G. Mowen Traver.

Her husband, Raymond Lee Boyce, died in 1991.

She was a 1925 graduate of Williamsport High School.

She was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Williamsport.

She is survived by one son, Harry L. Boyce of Annapolis; one granddaughter, Susan E. Bumbalo of Camden, Ma.; one grandson, Christopher S. Boyce of Severna Park, Md.; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister and six brothers.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rehoboth United Methodist Church, Williamsport. The Rev. James E. Swecker will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Williamsport.

The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, today from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open from noon.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 30 E. Salisbury St., Williamsport, Md. 21795; or to a charity of one's choice.

Roscoe R. Payne

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Roscoe Robert Payne, 81, of Charles Town, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, at Shenandoah Health Village Center in Charles Town.

Born May 24, 1919, in Charles Town, he was the son of the late Robert E. and Mary S. Fleming Payne.

From 1974 until retiring in 1985 he was director of Special Programs at the Jefferson County Board of Education. He had been a former principal of Charles Town Junior High School; and taught at Charles Town High School.

He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town; a former Sunday school teacher; chairman of the staff parish committee; past trustee; and a member of Men's Bible Class and United Methodist Men.

He was a member and past president of Jefferson County Association of Retired School Employees; and a member,regional director and membership chairman of West Virginia Association of Retired School Employees.

He was past president of Charles Town Kiwanis Club; past distinguished governor of West Virginia Kiwanis; past chairman of Kiwanis International; and received the George F. Hixon Fellow.

He was past president of the Senior Center of Ranson, W.Va.

He was a 32nd-degree Mason and a member and past master of Malta Lodge 80 of Charles Town; a member, past high priest and current treasurer of Jefferson Chapter 5 of Charles Town; and a past district deputy grand master of Grand Lodge of West Virginia.

He was a member of Knights Templar; and Scottish Rite. He was governor of York Rite College; a member of Loyal Order of Mystic Shrine; Eastern Panhandle Shrine Club Osiris Temple of Martinsburg, W.Va.; and York Class of Honor.

He was a member of Henry Kyd Douglas Camp; and Sons of Confederate Veterans.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Phoebe Wilson Payne; two daughters, Cynthia P. Love of Frederick, Md. and Laurie Anne Thomas of Charles Town; a son, Robert R. Payne of Ranson; three sisters, Elfrieda Trussell and Helen Wiltshire, both of Charles Town, and Louise Willingham of Ranson; a brother, Garnet Payne of Kearneysville, W.Va.; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town. Drs. Richard Simpson and Dan Saurino will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town.

Memorial donations may be made to Eastern Panhandle Shrine Club, c/o Robert E. Diehl, Treasurer, Route 7, Box 12830, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411; or Asbury United Methodist Church, 110 W. North St., Charles Town, WV 25414.

Sally S. Moody

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Sally Sears Moody, 72, of Shepherdstown, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, at her home.

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