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Obituaries for 11/24

November 23, 2000

Obituaries for 11/24



Clyde R. Jones

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. - Clyde Ray Jones, 80, of Buckhannon and formerly of Greencastle, Pa., died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2000, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Buckhannon.

Born Jan. 16, 1920, in Corliss, W.Va., he was the son of the late Clyde A. and Laura Wright Jones.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Opal A. Jones, in 1998.

He was employed by F.C. Lumber Co.

He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army.

He was a Methodist.

He is survived by a stepdaughter, Janet Copeland of Greencastle; a stepson, Wayne Saville of Bridgeport, W.Va.; three brothers, John Jones of French Creek, W.Va., Roy Jones and Jim Jones, both of Buckhannon; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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Services will be Saturday at noon at Elmore-Chambers Funeral Home, 217 Winchester Ave. in Moorefield, W.Va. The Rev. Ted Osgood will officiate. Burial will follow at Olivet Cemetery in Moorefield.

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




Mary A. Cook

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. - Mary Argel Cook, 77, of Hidden River, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2000, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Oct. 20, 1923, in Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Cordelia Davis.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Desmond Cook, in 1981.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Leetown Baptist Church in Leetown, W.Va., where she was a former deacon; and a member of Womens Missionary Union.

She is survived by a son, Bobby Desmond Cook of Kearneysville; three sisters, Lucille Adams of Fayetteville, Pa., Mae Fisher of Columbia, Pa. and Clara Gibson of Scranton, Pa.; a brother, Arthur Davis of Scottsdale, Ariz.; a granddaughter; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Opel Reitzel; and two brothers, Bill Davis and Roy Davis.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town, W.Va. The Rev. R. Dennis Campbell will officiate.

Burial will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery in Elkridge, Md.

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




Aberdeen Kulp

MERCERSURG, Pa. - Aberdeen "Tiny" Ruff Kulp, 76, of 5187 Lemar Road and formerly of Washington D.C. and Hagerstown died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2000, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born May 15, 1924, in Polk County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Henry H. and Ollie Mae Lawter Ruff.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Lee Kulp, in 1972.

She was employed for 33 years by Safeway Foods in the Washington, D.C. area.

She is survived by a daughter, Annette L. Kulp of Mercersburg; two sons, Carl D. Kulp of Laurel, Md. and Jimmy D. Kulp of Greencastle, Pa.; four sisters, Hazel Blanchard of Stockton, Md., Elizabeth Mills of Mill Spring, N.C., Colleen Sweatt of Crane, Miss. and Ruby Edwards of Mill Spring, N.C.; two brothers, Frank Ruff and Claude Ruff, both of North Carolina; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Leona Ruff; and two brothers, Melvin Ruff and Buford Ruff.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St. in Greencastle. The Rev. Daniel H. Kelchner will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery in Hagerstown.

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




William R. Turner Sr.

WILLIAMSPORT - William R. "Bodie" Turner Sr., 90, of 16 S. Vermont St., who died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000, is survived by a son, William R. Turner Jr. of Williamsport.




Anne S. Taylor

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Anne Spottswood Harrison Taylor, 91, of Martinsburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000, at City Hospital in Martinsburg.

Born April 26, 1909, in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Peyton Randolph and Nannie Spottswood Boyd Harrison.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennett Taylor III.

She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.

She was a member of Travel Club; and Olde Berkeley Garden Club.

She is survived by a niece, Lilian B. Hagan of Roanoke, Va.; 10 great-nieces and great-nephews; 21 great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews; and three great-great-great-nephews.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 W. King St., Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

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