Obituaries for 4/24

April 24, 2003

Cynthia L. Alley

SHARPSBURG - Cynthia Louise Alley, 46, of 17704 Mondell Road, died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 5, 1956, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Maryann Birchok Pennekamp and the late Herbert Richard Pennekamp.

She was a 1974 graduate of Potomac High School near Temple Hills, Md.

She worked as an executive secretary at NASA Headquarters, was a crossing guard for Sharpsburg Elementary School, and most recently was a merchandising consultant for the State of Maryland.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Terry L. Alley, whom she married Aug. 6, 1983; one son, Matthew L. Alley, at home; two sisters, Marty Fowler of Leavenworth, Wash., and Susan Adams of Waldorf, Md.; two brothers, Doug Pennekamp of Houston, and Mark Pennekamp of St. James Village; and nieces and nephews.


A memorial service will be Saturday at 8 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro. The Revs. Blaine E. Feightner, Patricia A. Drake and Eleanor S. Doub will officiate.

The family will receive friends Saturday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Washington County EAC for Washington County 4-H and Youth Development Programs, MCE, Washington County, ATTN: Roberta Yetter, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713.

Jane M. Lowe

WILLIAMSPORT - Jane M. Lowe, 74, of Homewood at Williamsport, and formerly of Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, Indiana and New Jersey, died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

Born Nov. 10, 1928, in Media, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ralph Freeman Matthews and Mary Hill Matthews.

She attended schools in Media and Swarthmore, Pa., and was a 1950 graduate of The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. She later attended the University of North Dakota and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

She was a retired school teacher and title searcher.

She was a member of Shepherdstown (W.Va.) Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her husband, Emory G. Lowe Jr., whom she married Aug. 16, 1952; two daughters, Shodie E. Alcorn of Bedford, N.Y., and Barbara M. Lowe of Martinsburg, W.Va.; one sister, Marian Sabine of Lumberton, N.C.; one brother, Allan Matthews of Arlington, Va.; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Matthews and Robert Matthews.

A memorial service will be at Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church. The Revs. Randall Tremba and Pat Donohoe will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, 100 W. Washington St., Shepherdstown, WV 25443; or Hope Lodge (a project of the American Cancer Society), 636 W. Lexington St., Baltimore, MD 21201.

David C. Kuhn

MONKTON, Md. - David C. Kuhn, of Monkton, who died Monday, April 21, 2003, also is survived by two sisters, Elizabeth Brandenburg of Hagerstown, and Doris Savin of Monkton; and five nephews.

Aaron Johnson

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Aaron Johnson, 53, of Martinsburg, died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at City Hospital.

Born June 11, 1949, in Philadelphia, he was the son of Lizzie Mae Wymes Holland of Dothan, Ala., and the late Lloyd Johnson.

He was a member of Destiny Baptist Church.

He served in the U.S. Marines.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Hondria Baker Johnson; three daughters, Stephanie Slaughter of Martinsburg, and Angela Wade and Tenesha Wade, both of Philadelphia; one son, Aaron W. Johnson of Philadelphia; four stepdaughters, Hondria Richardson and Rhonda Richardson, both of Martinsburg, and Kidijah Velez and Yolanda Wade, both of Philadelphia; two stepsons, Joseph Richardson of New Hampshire, and Ronald Stevens of Martinsburg; one sister, Elizabeth Harris of Alabama; three brothers, Derek Johnson of Martinsburg, Charles Johnson of Alabama, and James Johnson of Philadelphia; 28 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Lynwood Johnson.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Destiny Baptist Church. The Rev. Carl Q. Hickerson will officiate. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Columbia, Ala.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

Neva J. Seburn

HANCOCK - Neva Jean Seburn, 68, of West Main Street, and formerly of Needmore, Pa., died Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at her home.

Born March 28, 1935, in Watertown, S.D., she was the daughter of the late Lawrence R. and Minnie Kraai Goodale.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest C. Seburn, in 1997.

She was a 1953 graduate of Marshalltown High School.

She was a homemaker.

She served in the Women's Army Corps during the Korean War.

She was a member of Clear Spring American Legion Post 222.

She is survived by four daughters, Linda Hann and Cheryl Seburn, both of Big Cove Tannery, Pa., Peggy Bernhard of Needmore, and Patricia Schetrompf of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; two sisters, Lorraine Frank of Wyoming, and LeOra Wolf of Florida; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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