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Obituaries

February 05, 2004

Isabelle V. Nave


BOONSBORO - Isabelle Virginia Nave, 69, of 7910 Sharpsburg Pike, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 29, 1934, in Boonsboro, she was the daughter of James Cochran of Boonsboro and the late Marja Wilkinson Cochran.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Nave.

She had been employed by Nibble Quick.

In addition to her father, she is survived by four daughters, JoAnn Bennett and Lisa Nave, both of Florida, Tina Rowland of Williamsport, and Diann Mills of Hagerstown; one son, Terry Nave of Halfway; two sisters, Bonnie Bowers of Clear Spring and Elaine Semler of Hagerstown; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Brenda Nave; one son, Randy Nave; and two sisters, Vondetta Gillespie and Lorraine Thomas.

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Services will be Friday at 8 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, East Wilson Boulevard, in Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert V. Robinson will officiate.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to defray funeral expenses c/o Tina Rowland, 15543 Clear Spring Road, Williamsport, MD 21795.




Gladys C. Smith


CRYSTAL SPRING, Pa. - Gladys C. Smith, 91, of Crystal Spring, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at Pennknoll Village.

Born Jan. 28, 1913, in Crystal Spring, she was the daughter of the late Christian W. and Margaret A. Welch Spade.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond K. Smith, in 1970. They were married Feb. 8, 1936.

She retired from London Fog in Hancock, where she worked as a seamstress.

She was a member of McKendree United Methodist Church and attended Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church.

She was a member of Crystal Spring Camp Meeting Women's Auxiliary; Breezewood Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary; and Breezewood Senior Citizens.

She is survived by one daughter, Beulah K. Peck of Breezewood, Pa.; three sons, Larry R. Smith of Needmore, Pa., Carl D. Smith of Crystal Spring, and John R. Smith of Warfordsburg, Pa.; one brother, Warren A. Spade of Crystal Spring; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by seven sisters, Harriet Riehl, Carrie Wilt, Verna Wilt, Rose Young, Ruth Bricker, Maude Akers, and Edna Stamey; and four brothers, Ernest Spade, Ralph Spade, Ross Spade, and Donald Spade.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Dalla Valle Funeral Chapel in Everett, Pa. The Revs. William Kuhn and Curtis Bryant and Debra Decker will officiate. Burial will be in McKendree Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 4 to 9 p.m. and Friday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.




Dolly C. Miller


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dolly Carbaugh Miller, 80, of 4496 Sycamore Grove Road, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004, at Manorcare Health Services in Chambersburg.

Born in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Frank G. and Jane S. Wagner Carbaugh.

She was a graduate of Chambersburg High School.

She was employed by Stanley Company in Chambersburg as a seamstress, retiring in 1965.

She was a member of King Street United Brethren Church in Chambersburg, Buds of Promise Sunday School Class and volunteered for projects.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Bard Landis Miller; two daughters, Dolly M. Crimbly of Chambersburg and Cynthia M. Miller of Chambersburg; two sisters, Kathryn Happel of Sanibel, Fla., and Virginia Carbaugh of Chambersburg; one granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Grace Cauffman, Loretta Eyer, Margaret Miller and Elizabeth M. Carbaugh; and three brothers, Chester Carbaugh, Jacob Carbaugh, and Benjamin Carbaugh.

Services will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home in Chambersburg. The Revs. Lester F. Stine and Paul B. Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to King Street United Brethren Church, 162 E. King St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.




G. Merle Butts


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - G. Merle "B.I." Butts, 83, of Martinsburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at City Hospital in Martinsburg.

Born Dec. 8, 1920, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Bernard T. and Mary Blanche Miller Butts.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma L. Thompson "Crick" Butts.

He was a 1938 graduate of Martinsburg High School.

He retired from General Motors.

He served in the U.S Army.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

He had served as a Martinsburg City Councilman.

He is survived by one son, C. Michael Butts of Blacksburg, Va.; two grandchildren, Julia H. Butts and Colin M. Butts; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, B. Granville Butts.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The Rev. John V. DiBacco Jr. will be celebrant. Burial prayers will be offered in Rosedale Cemetery.

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