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Obituaries for 12/26

December 25, 2000

Obituaries for 12/26



Annie M. Crossfield

Annie Mae Watts Crossfield, 60, of 802 Woodland Way, Hagerstown, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2000, in Hagerstown.

Born Sept. 8, 1940, in Orange, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Tabb and Annie Watts.

She received her education in the Mecklenburg County School system, Chase City, Va.

She was last employed at Larstan Industries and Stationary House, both in Hagerstown.

She was a member of A House of Prayer for All People Deliverance Ministries, Inc., Martinsburg, W.Va.

She is survived by four sons, David Watts, Thomas Watts, C. Alvin Watson, all of Hagerstown, and Paul Watts of Ellicott City, Md.; eight sisters, Betty Watts of New York City, Jean Cabbagestalk of Baltimore, Mary McNeil of Fayetteville, N.C., Geraldine Saunders and Shirley Maynard, both of Hagerstown, Varnice Bassfield of Bloomfield, N.J., Beatrice Watts of Washington, D.C., and Kathleen Watts of Bowie, Md.; three brothers, Joe Louis Watts of Richmond, Va., Ernest Watts and John Allen Watts, both of Hagerstown; and two grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by a brother, Tabb Watts.

Services will be held Thursday at noon at Zion Baptist Church, 61 W. Bethel St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Gertrude Dixon will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

Visitation will be held Thursday one hour prior to the services at the church.

Arrangements are by Watson Funeral Home, Hagerstown.




Dorothy L. Doyle

Dorothy Lucille Doyle, 71, of 13516 Herman Myers Road, Hagerstown, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 30, 1928, in Smithsburg, she was the daughter of the late Harry L. Sr. and Naomi C. Smith Frey.

She was employed at Rinehart's Orchard in Smithsburg and Legalon Co. and Maidstone Interiors, both of Hagerstown.

She was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, Hagerstown.

She was a member of AARP.

She is survived by her husband, Franklin Doyle, a daughter, Kim L. Masser of Hagerstown; two sons, Franklin Doyle Jr. of Westminster, Md., and Freemen Jay Doyle of Smithsburg; two sisters, M. Elizabeth Ginn and Margaret Ann Ridenour, both of Smithsburg; seven brothers, Harry L. Frey Jr. and Mark Frey, both of Ringgold, Robert Eugene Frey and Gerald E. Frey, both of Smithsburg, Thurman L. Frey Sr. of Beaver Creek, Md., Donald Frey of Falling Waters, W.Va., and C. Nevin Frey of Hagerstown; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Cathryn Durham; and a brother, James Frey.

Services will be held Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg. The Rev. Ray Roberson will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742 or to Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.




Annie J. Shaw

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Annie J. Shaw, 42, a resident of ManorCare Health Services, and formerly of 414 W. Loudon St., died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2000, at ManorCare.

Born March 21, 1958, in Cairo, Ga., she was the daughter of Freddie Mae Teague Shaw of Chambersburg, and the late Edward Shaw.

She had been employed at one time as a telephone operator in the Philadelphia area. She later worked at area department stores while living in the Reading, Pa., area.

She attended services at the Salvation Army Corps, Chambersburg.

She had volunteered at the Salvation Army, Chambersburg.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two daughters, Maxzina Brown and Latasha Shaw, both of Chambersburg; seven sisters, Dolores Jackson of Moultrie, Ga., Ethel M. Pinnock, Ruby L. Murray, Mary L. Shaw, Andrea Shaw and Anna J. Shaw, all of Chambersburg, and Linda Powell of Donalsonville, Ga.; two brothers, Isaih Shaw and Eddie L. Shaw, both of Chambersburg; her boyfriend, Willie Whitehead of Chambersburg; seven grandchildren; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Willie R. Shaw, Jan. 31, 1993.

Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. Capt. John T. Brooks and the Rev. Hulett Powell will officiate. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be held Friday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.




Lyle G. Shearer

GLENDORA, N.J. - Lyle G. Shearer, 51, of 600 Black Horse Pike, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000, near Woodbury, N.J., at the scene of a motor vehicle accident.

Born April 10, 1949, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Robert and Mable I. Piper Shearer.

He was a 1967 graduate of Fannett-Metal High School, Willow Hill, Pa., and attended Penn State University, Mont Alto, Pa.

He had been employed in the construction business having worked for several companies in New Jersey.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

He was a former member of Upper Path Presbyterian Church, Spring Run, Pa.

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