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Obituaries for 9/24

September 23, 2000

Obituaries for 9/24



Stanley W. Golden

LITTLE ORLEANS, Md. - Stanley W. "Bill" Golden, 74, of National Pike, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at his home.

Born Oct. 17, 1925, in Hancock, he was the son of the late Stanley Wesley and Cornelia Pearl Mellott Golden.

He was a retired self-employed truck driver. He also restored horse-drawn antiques.

He was a member of American Percheron Association, Ohio.

He is survived by five sisters, Juanita L. Dorrier of Baltimore, Norma Jean Keefer of Hancock, Lora A. Myers of Needmore, Pa., and Darla M. Hartley and Margo P. Mann, both of Little Orleans; four brothers, Marvin L. Golden and John Robert Golden, both of Hancock, Herbert I. Golden of Little Orleans and David E. Golden of Hagerstown; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St. in Hancock. The Rev. W. Scott Summers will officiate. Burial will be in Piney Plains United Methodist Cemetery in Little Orleans.

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The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 2 p.m. for the convenience of family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Piney Plains Cemetery Association, c/o Patricia Nicodemus, Jenny Lane, N.E., Little Orleans, MD 21766.




Garvin O. Edwards

BIG COVE TANNERY, Pa. - Garvin O. Edwards, 71, of Great Cove Road, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at his home.

Born April 23, 1929, in Big Cove Tannery, he was the son of the late Elmer and Nora Rachel Strait Edwards.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Iva Ruth Weicht Edwards, in 1982.

He retired from Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He attended Laurel Ridge Christian Church in Big Cove Tannery.

He is survived by two sisters, Maxine Howell of Hancock and Katherine Keefer of Big Cove Tannery; three brothers, Glen O. Edwards and Charles Edwards, both of Chambersburg, and Harvey Edwards of Big Cove Tannery; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Esta Everetts, and three brothers, Melvin Edwards, Leon Edwards and Dutch Edwards.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Laurel Ridge Christian Church in Big Cove Tannery. The Rev. David Hamilton will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday at 1 p.m. at the church.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Hancock.




Emma J. Slusher

RANSON, W.Va. - Emma Jane Slusher, 63, of Ranson, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at her home.

Born March 30, 1937, in Ranson, she was the daughter of the late Herman W. and Lucille Anderson Chamblin.

She was formerly employed by ABC Co. Inc. in Ranson.

She was a member of St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Charles Town.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Hubert E. "Eddie" Slusher; two sons, Edward Woodrow Slusher of Ranson and Michael H. Slusher of Kearneysville, W.Va.; a sister, Joyce Wilcox of Charles Town, W.Va.; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Pierson.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town. Pastor Richard Neal will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401.




Clara M. Bliss

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Clara Margaret Bliss, 90, of Martinsburg and formerly of Chillicothe, Ohio, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at City Hospital in Martinsburg.

Born July 20, 1910, in Chillicothe, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary C. Berkline Fogelman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Bliss.

She retired from the Municipal Court of Ross County in Ohio after many years as a deputy clerk.

She was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church in Chillicothe.

She was a member of Republican Women's Club of Chillicothe and Catholic Daughters of Isabella.

She is survived by a daughter, Ann S. Crim of Martinsburg; a sister, Mary L. Dennewitz of Indianapolis; two grandchildren, John Barclay Crim and Bonn Richard Crim; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Hazel M. Foley and Helen E. Hampston.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Charles Town. The Rev. Brian Owens will be celebrant.

Graveside services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Margarets Cemetery in Chillicothe.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonel Funeral Home in Charles Town.

Memorial donations may be made to National Shrine of St. Jude-Claretian Missionaries, 205 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606.




Eliger J. Grady

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Eliger James Lee Grady, infant son of Ralph Morgan and Maryanne Grady of Bunker Hill, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

He was born Sept. 22, 2000, in Martinsburg.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his maternal grandparents, Kelly and Clarence Grady.

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