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December 30, 2002

June E. Beddow

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - June Eileen Beddow, 82, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs.

Born June 6, 1920, in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of the late Ward Lester and Myrtle Stotler Hobday.

Her first husband, Delbert Richard Stotler, died Aug. 19, 1974. She later married Lee Alonza Beddow, who is now deceased.

She was a cook at Pines School for Crippled Children, Berkeley Springs, a nurse's aide at War Memorial Hospital and a caregiver to the elderly for many years.

She was a member of Word of Deliverance Center, Berkeley Springs.

She is survived by two daughters, Susan Myers and Elberta Malick, both of Berkeley Springs; a son, Roger L. Stotler of Berkeley Springs; five sisters; three brothers; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews; and several step-children.


Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs. Pastor Jack Hiles will officiate. Burial will be in Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

The family will receive friends Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open from 1 to 9 p.m.

Paul B. Johnson Jr.

MARTINSBURG, Pa. - Paul B. Johnson Jr., 78, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Born Sept. 25, 1924, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Paul B. Sr. and Ranna Johnson.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret Seldon Johnson; two sons, Paul Johnson of Martinsburg and Vaughn Johnson of Clearbrook, Va.; a daughter, Carolyn Bankes of Martinsburg; a brother, Donald R. Johnson of Martinsburg; a sister, Frances Castleman of Inwood, W.Va.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. Charles W. Henry will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

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

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, c/o June Engle, Treasurer, 2661 Charles Town Road, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

Sarah C. Householder

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Sarah Camellia Householder, 79, of Falling Waters, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at Care Haven Center Genesis Elder Care in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born March 20, 1923, in Falling Waters, she was the daughter of the late Augustino Charles and Edith Wright Pannuty.

She was employed by the Berkeley County Board of Education until retiring in 1983.

She was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church and attended Marlowe Assembly of God, both in Falling Waters.

She was a member of Homemakers Club of Marlowe, W.Va.

She is survived by her husband, Newton J. Householder, whom she married Sept. 14, 1940; a daughter, Janice E. Gray of Galva, Ill.; three sisters, Ruby S. Donivan, Pearl Staubs and Wanda Smallwood, all of Falling Waters; three brothers, Arthur Pannuty of Baltimore, Ruben Pannuty of Martinsburg and Sam Pannuty of Falling Waters; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Pannuty and Albert Pannuty.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport. Pastor James M. Lloyd II will officiate. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Falling Waters.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open after 1 p.m.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial contributions can be made to Harmony United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1510 Falling Waters, WV 25419 or to Marlowe Assembly of God, 9045 Williamsport Pike, Falling Waters, WV 25419.

Lena F. Lindsay

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

She retired from the Washington Adventist Center in Takoma Park, Md., as a practical nurse.

Lois B. Clark

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Lois B. Clark, 93, of 212 W. Main St., and formerly of Chambersburg, Pa., died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born July 29, 1909, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Fannie Lutz Brown.

Her husband, James C. Clark Jr., died April 24, 1978.

She was a 1927 graduate of Chambersburg High School and a 1929 graduate of Shippensburg (Pa.) State Teachers College.

She taught school in Franklin (Pa.) County briefly in Tomstown and Fayetteville and then taught at Franklin Street Elementary School, retiring in 1972.

She was a member of Presbyterian Church of Falling Spring, Chambersburg.

She was a member of the Kittochtinny Historical Society, Chambersburg, and the Penna Association of School Retirees.

She is survived by a son, James C. Clark III of Fayetteville; a grandson, James A. Clark of Fayetteville; a niece; a great-nieces; and two great-nephews.

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