wwwobits for 12/31

December 30, 2000

Obituaries for 12/31

Velda M. Foltz

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Velda Marie Foltz, 74, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs.

Born Aug. 10, 1926, in Frederick County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Roy and Ethel Clark Stotler.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clasey Ivan Foltz.

She attended Mount Garfield School in Morgan County, W.Va.

She worked at Interwoven Hosiery Mill in Berkeley Springs and Martinsburg, W.Va. For many years, she worked as a care-giver in private homes. She had been a homemaker in recent years.

She was a member of Gospel Light Tabernacle in Berkeley Springs.

She is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Joyce Lyons of Berkeley Springs and Rhonda Michelle Carbaugh of Frederick, Md.; four sisters, Carrie Henry, Reva Poffinburger and Kathleen Fleece, all of Berkeley Springs, and Ada Ambrose of Inwood, W.Va.; four brothers, Robert Stotler, Ralph Stotler, Delmas Stotler and Leroy Stotler, all of Berkeley Springs; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by two sisters, Catherine Stotler and Midge Bageant, and a brother, Andrew Stotler.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Gospel Light Tabernacle, 120 Williams St. in Berkeley Springs. Pastor Russell L. Cheek will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens in Martinsburg.

The family will receive friends Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St. in Berkeley Springs; and Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the church. The funeral home will open Monday at 9 a.m. for the convenience of friends.

Robert J. Clever

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Robert John Clever, 78, of 195 Potomac Blvd., Falling Waters, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2000, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 17, 1922, in Mercersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Harry Oscar and Dorothy Ruth Lowans Clever.

He retired from Martin's Orchards in Hagerstown.

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

He was of Pentecostal faith.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Elmira Harry Clever; five daughters, Nancy and Bobbie Jo of Mercersburg, Pa., Rose M. Clever of Falling Waters, Delta M. Shirley of Hagerstown and Patricia A. Clever of Philadelphia; four sons, Robert E. Clever, Roger D. Clever and Dusty O. Clever, all of Hagerstown, and Billy D. Clever of Falling Waters; a sister, Helen Carbaugh of Williamson, Pa.; a brother, Grover W. Clever of Boonsboro; three half sisters, Ruth Wallech, Betty Ridenour and Edna Messner; four half brothers, Earl Clever, Nelson Clever, Preston Clever and Billy Clever; 13 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a son, Ernest L. Clever; three sisters, Esther Cordell, Marie Carbaugh and Margaret Myers; five brothers, Harry D. Clever, Harold E. Clever, Paul Clever, Wayne Clever and Daniel D. Clever; and a granddaughter.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St. in Williamsport. The Rev. William Wyand will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Williamsport.

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

Margaret E. Nesbitt

Margaret E. Nesbitt, 91, of Avalon Manor Health Care Center, Hagerstown, and formerly of Wheeling, W.Va., died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at the center.

Born Feb. 13, 1909, near Johnstown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late David J. and Susan Love Edwards.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter E. Nesbitt, in 1993. They were married July 6, 1935.

She was a graduate of Wheeling High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pa.

She taught elementary school for several years and also tutored reading.

She was a member of Warwood Presbyterian Church in Wheeling, where she was a former Sunday School teacher, and a member of Perryman Sunday School Class.

She was a past president of West Virginia Branch of the International Order of the Kings Daughters and Sons and a member of Delta McLauren Circle of the Kings Daughters and Sons, Warwood Civic League and Thursday Music Club.

She and her husband were involved in community activities in Wheeling including organizing the first after-prom party at the former Warwood High School.

She is survived by a daughter, Peggy Frank of Waynesboro, Pa.; a brother, William Edwards of Rockville, Md.; two grandchildren, Debra Koehler of Tampa, Fla., and Mark Nelson Frank of Waynesboro; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St. in Greencastle, Pa. Pastor Jay E. Zimmerman will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Greencastle.

There will be no public viewing.

Ervin J. Jenkins Sr.

RANSON, W.Va. - Ervin Jefferson Jenkins Sr., 88, of Ranson, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2000, at Canterbury of Shepherdstown in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

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