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January 18, 2002
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Services and burial will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no public viewing.

Arrangements are by Cumberland Valley Crematorium, Waynesboro, Pa.

Charles J. Kline

CHEWSVILLE - Charles Joseph Kline, 70, of 21110 Twin Springs Drive, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Sept. 29, 1931, in Smithsburg, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Frances Blickenstaff Kline.

He retired from Mack Trucks Inc.

A veteran of the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He was a member of VFW 1936; American Legion Morris Frock Post 42; North American Rod and Gun Club; and South Mountain Rod and Gun Club.


He is survived by his wife, Betty Smeltzer Kline; two daughters, Joann Younkins of Hagerstown and Vanessa Lowe of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; five sons, Charles Kline of Hedgesville, W.Va., Michael Kline of Greencastle, Pa., Billy Kline of Smithsburg and Dwight Kline and Ricky Kline, both at home; one sister, Dorothy Miller of Williamsport; four brothers, Jack Kline and Bill Kline, both of Smithsburg and Jay Kline and Jim Kline, both of Greencastle; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. John W. Schildt will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

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

Charlotte F. Whitmore

Charlotte Frances Whitmore, 86, of Hagerstown, and formerly of Frederick, Md., died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Dec. 12, 1915, in Harrisonburg, Va., she was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Dona Elizabeth Cook Burkholder.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Thomas Whitmore, in 1993; and by her former husband, Harry William Bartgis.

She had worked at Muse Tailoring Co. in Frederick; and was associated with Food Fair Stores and Pantry Pride Stores in Frederick. She owned and operated C.W. Restaurant in Walkersville, Md.; and worked for her brother, Roger Burkholder, as a cook at Rodger's Restaurant in Frederick.

She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Frederick, Md.

She was a member and past senior regent of Women of the Moose 347 of Frederick; and a member of American Legion Post 11 Auxiliary of Frederick.

She is survived by one daughter, Sue Carol Whitmore of Hagers-town; one son, Donald R. Bartgis of Frederick; four grandchildren, Kelli S. Whitmore, Kimberly L. Brewer, Melanie Johnston and Gregory Bartgis; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Katherine E. Rinehart; and three brothers, Robert W. Burkholder, John F. Burkholder and Roger W. Burkholder.

Graveside services will be today at 2 p.m. at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick. The Rev. Kathryn L. Woodrow will officiate.

Arrangements are by Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick.

Wade D. Mitchell

LITTLE ORLEANS, Md. - Wade D. Mitchell, 74, of Turkey Farm Road, N.E., died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at his home.

Born Oct. 20, 1927, in Gary, W.Va., he was the son of the late Wade D. Mitchell Sr. and Ida Katherine French Mitchell.

He retired in 1989, as a roofing contractor, from Ace Roofing in Baltimore.

He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Edna C. Edwards Mitchell, whom he married July 21, 1966; a daughter, Kimberly A. Landers of Baltimore; four sons, Michael Wade Mitchell and Wade Donald Mitchell Jr., both of Baltimore, Jerry Dewayne Mitchell of Haleyville, Ala. and Gary A. Mitchell of Princeton, W.Va.; one sister, Pauline Gordon of Princeton; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine Swauger; and four sisters, Alice Nofsinger, Helen Bowden, Geraldine Karnes and Katherine Puckett.

Services will be Friday at noon at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. The Rev. W. Scott Summers will officiate. Burial will be in Piney Plains United Methodist Cemetery, Little Orleans.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 2 p.m.

William F. Sampsell

EL PASO, Texas -William F. Sampsell, 79, of El Paso, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002.

He was the son of the late Reginald F. and Mary Ann Sampsell.

He was a veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Bettie H. Sampsell; one daughter, Ruth M. Zeigler; four sons, Wayne P. Sampsell, Ronald E. Sampsell, James R. Sampsell and Richard L. Sampsell; and one brother, Roy A. Sampsell of Hagers-town.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Earl Sampsell.

Arrangements are by Martin Funeral Home, El Paso.

Anna C. Barnes

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Anna Callaway Barnes, 98, of Shepherdstown, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Barnes.

She is survived by one daughter, Frances B. Cox of Shepherdstown; two sons, John C. Barnes of Tucson, Ariz. and James R. Barnes of Martinsburg; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

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