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Joyce E. Hixon

Joyce Elizabeth Hixon, 71, of 14014 Marsh Pike, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Avalon Manor Nursing Home.

Born in Hagerstown on Wednesday, June 15, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Elizabeth (Bailey) Miner.

She was the widow of Guy Hixon.

She was a 1950 graduate of Hagerstown High School and attended Columbia Business College.

She was formerly employed in Washington, D.C., for many years. She was also employed at Fairchild Industries, Henry Bester Inc. and St. John's Lutheran Church.

She was a volunteer at Washington County Hospital and Habitat for Humanity.

She was a member of First Christian Church.

She is survived by several aunts, Billie Brown of Hagerstown, Mary Cline of Fairplay; and one uncle, Adrian Miner of Hagerstown.


Graveside services will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Fred Harris officiating. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

At the family's request, there will be no visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Washington County, 20 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements are by Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

Brenda K. James

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Brenda K. Stuckey Myers James, 45, of Martinsburg, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.

Born Feb. 24, 1958, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of Elizabeth E. Zombro James of Martinsburg and the late Trammell E. James.

She was employed by Quebecor World.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two daughters, Kimberly S. Price and Angela Stuckey, both of Martinsburg; one son, James D. Stuckey Jr. of Martinsburg; two sisters, Shirley Myers of Martinsburg and Joyce Ruth of Topsham, Maine; three brothers, Phillip James, Ronald James and Randy James, all of Martinsburg; and nine grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. Edward Myers will officiate. Entombment will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

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

John H. Nelson

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - John H. Nelson, 64, of Martinsburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg.

Born Feb. 7, 1939, in Colon, Panama, he was the son of Dorothy A. Roos Nelson of Marlborough, Mass., and the late Col. John Gordon Nelson, U.S. Army Retired.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He was a volunteer at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sisters, Sandra E. Allen of New York City, N.Y., and Penelope M. Glynn of Sudbury, Mass.; and one brother, Gene R. Nelson of Annapolis.

Services and burial will be held at a later date in Arlington (Va.) National Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society/Smoking Cessation Programs.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

Joy A. Landis

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Joy Ann Landis, 19, of 3980 Williamson Road, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, on Pa. 75 in Mercersburg, Pa.

Born April 17, 1984, in Mifflintown, Pa., she was the daughter of Jacob and Ruth Wingert Landis of Greencastle.

She was a meat wrapper at Landis Butcher Shop, Chambersburg, Pa.

She was of the Mennonite faith.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by four sisters, Betsy Putt of Bakersfield, Calif., Joan Brechbill and Kathryn Burkholder, both of Chambersburg, and Esther Martin of Pine Grove, Pa.; and six brothers, Ray Landis of Somerset, Pa., Terry Landis, Jason Landis and Ionas Landis, all of Chambersburg, and James Landis and David Landis, both of Greencastle.

Services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Air Hill Brethren in Christ Church. Bishops Wilmer Funk and Lynn Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Brechbill Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home Inc., Chambersburg, and one hour prior to the services Thursday at the church.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Anna M. Hann

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Anna Mary Hann, 88, of 533 E. Poplar St., died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Oct. 19, 1914, in McConnellsburg, she was the daughter of the late Bessie and Elmer Peck.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Hann.

She was employed at Sagner Clothing Manufacturing as a presser.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She is survived by one daughter, Betty Lininger of Shippensburg, Pa.; one grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by six brothers, Wells Peck, Alvin Peck, Horace Peck, Wilbur Peck, Harry Peck and Carl Peck.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. The Rev. Donald Bard will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg.

Visitation will be Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Helen K. Coccagna

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