March 12, 2004

Frances L. Keck

Frances L. Martin Keck, 65, of 65 Westside Ave., Hagerstown, died Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at Washington County Hospital.

Born May 22, 1938, in South Mountain, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Edward S. and Margaret L. Dick Martin.

She attended South Mountain schools.

She worked at Freeman Shoe Factory in Waynesboro, Pa., as a machine operator.

She attended Harvest Baptist Church in Hagerstown.

She is survived by two daughters, Debbie A. Britton of Clinton, Iowa, and Tracy L. Dayhoff of Hagerstown; four sons, Gerald L. Heiston Jr. of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., David L. Heiston of Foxville, Md., Jeffrey A. Heiston-Polk of Polk, Ga., and Timothy R. Thomas of Hagerstown; eight sisters, Dorothy Loriol of West Palm Beach, Fla., Marian Dagenhart, Rose Bumbaugh and Rheva Mentzer, all of Waynesboro, Rhonda Eitel of Salino, Kan., Glova Kennicott of Topock, Ariz., Leona Baker of Gettysburg, Pa., and Alvenia Deardorff of Orrtanna, Pa.; two brothers, John MacIntosh of Worleytown, Md., and Glenn Martin of Waynesboro; six grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.


She was preceded in death by one sister, Lillian Sites, and two brothers, Lennis Martin and Paul V. Martin.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home in Waynesboro. Pastor James E. Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park in Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Beverly L. Beachley

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Beverly L. Beachley, 66, of Falling Waters, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at home.

Born Jan. 12, 1938, in Middletown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Thurman M. and Hazel (Hoffman) Ohler.

She was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church, a member of Martinsburg Women of Moose Chapter 738 and a member of Williamsport Redman Tribe 84 Pochantas.

She is survived by her husband, Charles D. Beachley; one son, C. Kevin Beachley and wife, Tammy, of Smithsburg, Md.; one daughter, Kimberly J. Beachley of Vail, Colo.; one stepson, Gregory W. Beachley and wife, Dawn, of Middletown, Md.; one stepdaughter, Carol Bohn of Walkersville, Md.; one brother, Wayne C. Ohler of Ranson, W.Va.; several nieces, nephews, cousins; and her close friend, Geri Rawls of Martinsburg, W.Va.

A memorial service will be held at Christ Reformed Church, Middletown, Md., on Saturday, March 13, 2004, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Mark Wakefield officiating.

Donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401 or Johns Hopkins Ovarian Cancer Center, 600 N. Wolfe Street/Phipps 281, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287.

Arrangements are by Rosedale Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Dorothy P. Middlekauff

Dorothy P. Middlekauff, 89, of 19800 Tranquility Circle, Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004, at Johnston-Willis Medical Center in Richmond, Va.

Born July 27, 1914, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late John H. and Henrietta B. Powles.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Middlekauff.

She retired from the Washington County Board of Education as a teacher's aide for children with cerebral palsy and mental retardation.

She was a member of Haven Lutheran Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Susan C. Papazian of Richmond; one son, Robert F. Middlekauff Jr. of Hagerstown; and four grandsons.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Doub and Ruth Beck, and one brother, John Powles.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Haven Lutheran Church in Hagerstown. The Rev. Torben Aarsand will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements are by Bliley Funeral Home, Richmond.

Marjorie F. Campbell

Marjorie Freeman Campbell, 91, died Saturday, March 6, 2004, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md. Born in Tidioute, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles Maxson Freeman and Florence Parshall Freeman of Salisbury, Md.

Mrs. Campbell was the widow of the late Dr. Edgar Thrall Campbell of Hagerstown. She and her family lived at "Beavercrest," their home in Beaver Creek, for nearly 40 years.

Mrs. Campbell served on the board of the Hagerstown Women's Club, at the Turnover Shop and as an honorary member of the Women's Auxiliary to the Washington County Medical Association. She was an active member of the Hagerstown Garden Club, the Washington County Museum and the Historical Society.

Mrs. Campbell, who was always known as "Bub" to her family, is survived by her son, Stephen Campbell of Lyme, N.H.; her daughter, Sarah Campbell of Cape Elizabeth, Maine; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Kristen Stansbury; her daughter, Florence C. Stansbury; her sister, Sarah Long; and her brothers, Hugh Freeman, C. Maxson Freeman and Robert Freeman.

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