Obituaries for 12/28

December 30, 2002
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He was a third-year student at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco, majoring in advertising.

A memorial service will be Sunday at 4 p.m. at Gerrardstown United Methodist Church in Gerrardstown, W.Va.

Wayne A. Barklow

Wayne Arthur Barklow, 55, of 1744 Edgewood Hill Circle, Hagerstown, who died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, will be buried following the 1 p.m. service Monday in Rose Hill Cemetery, with military honors by Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 of Hagerstown.

Donald E. Devers Sr.

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Donald Elsworth "Jack" Devers Sr., 74, of Berkeley Springs, who died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, is survived by two grandsons and one granddaughter. He also was preceded in death by one grandchild.

Joseph R. Bridendolph

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Joseph Richard Bridendolph, 79, of Manor Care Health Services, and formerly of Clear Spring, who died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, is survived by his caregivers, Gilbert and Laura Shoemaker of Waynesboro, Pa., and was preceded in death by two sisters, Pearl Houser and Pauline Mills; and four brothers, Roland Bridendolph, Gilbert Bridendolph, Preston Bridendolph and Justin Bridendolph.


Howard C. Neil Jr.

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Howard C. Neil Jr., 68, of 7608 Cumberland Circle and formerly of Mountain Green, Pa., died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at his home.

Born March 12, 1934, in Mountain Green, he was the son of the late Howard C. Neil Sr. and Edith A. Devor Neil.

He was a machinist for SKF Industries in Shippensburg, Pa., for 44 years.

He was a member of AARP.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Polk Stitley Neil, whom he married Nov. 26, 2001; two daughters, Pam Baitinger of Scotland, Pa., and Shelly Neil of Shippensburg; four sons, Steven Neil of Shippensburg, Anthony Neil and Bobby Alisea, both of Chambersburg, Pa., and Troy Neil of Falling Waters, W.Va.; seven sisters, Nancy Johnson of Gettysburg, Pa., Emajean K. Stevens of Fayetteville, Pa., Susanna Melius and Marigold Peck, both of Greencastle, Pa., Annabell McCleaf and Shelly Neil, both of Shippensburg and Lulabell Shearer of East Waterford, Pa.; two brothers, Chester Devor of Mifflin, Pa., and Amos E. Neil of Pleasant Hall, Pa.; 14 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Rebecca Brechbill; and two brothers, Leo Neil and Andrew Neil.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at John L. Agett Funeral Home, Dry Run, Pa. The Rev. Marlin A. Neil will officiate. Burial will be in Upper Path Valley Cemetery, Dry Run.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, Dry Run.

Memorial donations may be made to Shady Pine Mennonite Church, 14620 Shady Pine Road, Willow Hill, PA 17271.

Lena F. Lindsay

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Lena Frances Bennett Lindsay, 91, of Warfordsburg, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at Pine Ridge Assisted Living, Warfordsburg.

Born June 12, 1911, in Mankato, Kan., she was the daughter of the late Jacob Scott and Anna Ethel Barnhart Zimmerman.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, J.R. Bennett, in 1964, and her second husband, Paul H. Lindsay, in 1988.

She retired from the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., as a practical nurse.

She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Needmore, Pa.

She is survived by two sisters, Faye Z. May of Harrisburg, Pa., and Freda Schriver of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Maye McCray, and two brothers, Royce Zimmerman and Hayes Zimmerman.

A service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Needmore Seventh-day Adventist Church. The Rev. David N. Elliott will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery near Dott, Pa.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, and Monday at 10 a.m. at the church. The funeral home will open Sunday at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Needmore Seventh-day Adventist Church, P.O. Box C, Needmore, PA 17238.

Naomi R. Holder

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Naomi Roberta Holder, 88, of Harpers Ferry and formerly of Knoxville, Md., died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at Shenandoah Health Care Village in Charles Town, W.Va.

Born July 18, 1914, in Charles Town, she was the daughter of the late Bernard A. and Mary Anderson Mills.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin J. Holder.

She was a member of Sandy Hook United Methodist Church.

She was a member of Women of the Moose Chapter 660 of Brunswick, Md.

She is survived by one daughter, Harriet M. Gladstone of Harpers Ferry; one sister, Ruth E. Swope of Ranson, W.Va.; one brother, Barney Mills of Ranson; one grandson; five great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Katherine Reid; two brothers, Paul Mills and Buddy Mills; and one grandson.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry. The Rev. James K. Hamrick will officiate. Burial will be in Old Brethren Cemetery, Brownsville.

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