Obituaries for 10/25

October 25, 2002

Geneva M. Stull

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Geneva M. "Nevie" Bakner Stull, 85, of 8467 Tomstown Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, at Quincy (Pa.) United Methodist Home.

Born April 18, 1917, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Flora Bierly Bakner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Gurney Stull. They were married Sept. 8, 1934.

She attended Quincy schools.

In the 1960s, she was employed by Waynesboro Shoe Factory.

She was a member of Life Gate Ministries, formerly Fairview Chapel, in Fairview, Pa. She also attended Union Fox Hill Church in Fox Hill, Pa.

She is survived by four daughters, Bernice Gourley, Freda Lucas and Lucy Claudy, all of Waynesboro, and Dorothy Burkett of Greencastle, Pa.; three sons, Clarence W. Stull, Robert Stull and Carl Stull, all of Waynesboro; one brother, Gerald Bakner of Falling Spring Nursing Home, Chambersburg; 19 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one son, Wrennis Stull; four sisters, Lucy Cole, Violet Masters, Mary Baker and Bessie DeHart; and three brothers, Carroll Bakner, Clarence Bakner and Bruce Bakner.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Wayne L. Kuhns will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Zion Cemetery, Quincy.

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

Francis E. Haugh

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Francis E. "Johnny" Haugh, 76, of 314 Harrison Ave., died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Aug. 26, 1926, in Zullinger, Pa., he was the son of the late Aaron Haugh Sr. and Clarabell Hess Haugh.

He was a 1945 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

He worked as a molder for the Foundry Division of Frick Co. in Waynesboro from 1948 to 1984. From 1984 until 1999, he worked for the Borough of Waynesboro in the Maintenance Department.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1945 to 1948, serving in the 24th Infantry Division in Japan, the Philippines and on the Island of Lady. In 1950, he was recalled into duty during the Korean War from 1950 to 1951, serving again in Japan.

He was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Waynesboro, where he was a Sunday school superintendent, a choir member and worked in the church kitchen. He also worked with the church youth groups, including AWANA Youth Group. He was a former member of Evangelical United Brethren Church in Waynesboro and the church's Crider Class Choir.

He was chairperson of AARP South Chapter 2977 Social Committee and a member of AARP Choir.

He was a member of Wayne Band, in which he played the clarinet.

He was a member of the Tiger Football Team in 1948 and 1949.

He is survived by his wife, Martha J. Smiley Haugh, whom he married Sept. 23, 1950; one daughter, Rhonda Dudeck of Waynesboro; one son, Larry Haugh of Waynesboro; three sisters, Margarete Keckler, Lucille Cunningham and Leona Martz, all of Waynesboro; one brother, Donald Haugh of Waynesboro; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mildred Lohman, Elizabeth Coble and Arlene Wiles; and five brothers, Lionel Haugh, Robert Haugh, Aaron Haugh Jr., Reginald Haugh and William Haugh.

Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church, Waynesboro. Pastor John F. Huff will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Garden, Chambersburg, with graveside military services by the Honor Guard of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 of Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, and Monday from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Grace Baptist Church, P.O. Box 444, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

William P. Lunceford

MARSHALL, Va. - William Preston Lunceford, 61, of Marshall, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at Fauquier Hospital, Warrenton, Va.

Born June 2, 1941, in Fauquier County, Va., he was the son of the late Preston R. and Nina B. Thomas Lunceford.

He was a police officer for the town of Warrenton, retiring after 25 years.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife, Linda L. Lunceford; two sons, Preston L. Lunceford and William T. Lunceford, both of Prague, Okla.; two sisters, Ruby E. Dowler of Hagerstown and Linda G. Leatherwood of Farmville, Va.; one brother, Robert F. Lunceford of Marshall; and one grandson.

Services will be today at 2 p.m. at Royston Funeral Home, Marshall. The Rev. Mort Robson will officiate. Burial will be in Ivyhill Cemetery, Upperville, Va.

The family received friends Thursday, Oct. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Marshall Volunteer Rescue Squad Inc., P.O. Box 225, Marshall, VA 20116.

Robert N. Duke

PAULINE, S.C. - Robert Newton Duke, 83, of 6101 Highway 215, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at his home.

Born in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., he was the son of the late Leslie Daniels and Mabel Hendricks Duke.

He was a graduate of Harpers Ferry High School and attended Shepherd College.

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