Obituaries for 2/7

February 07, 2003
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She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Marsh. They were married June 29, 1957.

She received a degree in English in 1957 from Northland College in Ashland, Wis., and attended graduate school at American University in Washington, D.C.

She was a paralegal for National Geographic Institute.

She was a member of Children's Aid Society in Waldorf, Md., and volunteered at John Hanson Middle School in Waldorf.

She is survived by two sons, Christopher Marsh of Alexandria, Va., and Timothy Marsh of Arlington, Va.; two sisters, Joy Kornrumph of Florida, and Hilia Strom of Michigan; and two brothers, Wayne Ylen of Texas, and Reuben Ylen of Michigan.

A memorial service will be Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at Hedges Chapel Cemetery. The Rev. Marcus Earp will officiate.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

Joseph O. Gardenhour

SMITHSBURG - Joseph O. Gardenhour, 92, formerly of East Water Street, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at Cottage Court in Hagerstown.


Born June 21, 1910, in Smithsburg, he was the son of the late Boaz and Ella Cox Gardenhour.

He was preceded in death by his wife, LaFerne M. Otto Gardenhour, in 2001.

He was a graduate of Smithsburg High School and Strayer Business College in Baltimore.

He retired as vice president of First National Bank of Maryland, formerly Nicodemus Bank, in Hagerstown.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Smithsburg, where he was past president of the church council and a former Sunday School teacher.

He was past president of Banking Analyse Institute, past chairman of Group Two of the Maryland Bankers Association and served on the savings committee of the American Bankers Association.

He was a member of the Executive Committee of the Maryland-Delaware Synod of the E.L.C.A., Smithsburg Lions Club, past president of Elks Lodge 378 of Hagerstown, and a member of Sunshine Leisure Club of Smithsburg.

He is survived by one daughter, Jeanette G. McCullough of Raleigh, N.C.; two sons, Charles E. Gardenhour Sr. of Cheverly, Md., and Richard L. Gardenhour Sr. of Smithsburg; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond K. Gardenhour, G. William Gardenhour Sr. and Edgar F. Gardenhour.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Smithsburg. Pastors F. Mark Walters and Julie Brigham will officiate. Burial will be in Smithsburg Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 16 N. Main St., P.O. Box 217, Smithsburg, MD 21783; or Lions Vision Research Foundation, P.O. Box 1714, Baltimore, MD 21203.

Mark T. Miller

WILLIAMSPORT - Mark Troy Miller, 34, of Williamsport, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Cumberland, Md.

Born March 13, 1968, in Cumberland, he was the son of James E. Miller and the late Theresa Stott Miller.

He was a graduate of Beall High School in Frostburg, Md.

He was employed by Citicorp in Hagerstown.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Cherie McKenzie Miller; four children, Lakyn Miller, Sawyer Miller, Bailley Miller and Hadley Miller, all at home; his stepmother, Carolyn Patterson Miller; one brother, James P. Miller of Frostburg; two stepsisters, Janna Williams of Poolesville, Md., and Julie Lloyd of Frostburg; one niece; and one nephew.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, Midland, Md. The Rev. George Loar will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to F&M Bank Trust, Mark Miller Children's Fund, 2 W. Main St., Frostburg, MD 21532.

Yvonne N. Braxton

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Yvonne Nellie Braxton, 77, of Charles Town, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Sept. 11, 1925, in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Lillian Viola Braxton.

She is survived by one sister, Hilda Roman of Martinsburg; one brother, Ernest Braxton of Rome, N.Y.; one niece; nine nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Alma Roberts, Emogene Togans and Alene Braxton; two brothers, Norman Braxton and Kenneth Braxton Sr.; and one aunt.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Harpers Ferry.

The family will receive friends Saturday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

F. Adrian Noll

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - F. Adrian Noll, 70, of 231 Highland Ave., died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at his home.

Born Oct. 25, 1932, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late J. Ralph and Annie B. Carr Noll.

He received his GED in 1983.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

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