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Obituaries

June 05, 2006

Charles S. Brannon, 55


MARCH 26, 1951-JUNE 3, 2006

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Charles Stephen Brannon, 55, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, June 3, 2006, in Altoona, Pa.

Born March 26, 1951, in Winchester, Va., he was the son of Charles Oscar Brannon and Dorothy Ellen Shirley Brannon, both of Winchester.

He was a 1970 graduate of James Wood High School in Winchester.

He worked as a truck mechanic with Valley Protein and with W&W Hoosier Racing Tires, both in Winchester.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam War.

He was a Methodist.

He was a member of Winchester Wheelmen.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 31 years, Brenda Joyce Moore Brannon; one daughter, Jennifer M. Colliflower of Berkeley Springs; two brothers, Kenneth C. Brannon and Paul D. Brannon, both of Winchester; his stepmother, Luella Ketterman Brannon of Winchester; four granddaughters; nieces; and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by one sister, Rose M. Mongole.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs. The Rev. Robert A. Morris will officiate. Burial with military graveside honors provided by Tri-State Honor Guard will be held in Greenwood Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, which will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.




Frances L. Cummins, 78


MARCH 3, 1928-JUNE 3, 2006

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Frances Lucille Whitmore Cummins, 78, a resident of ManorCare Health Services and formerly of 12222 Polktown Road, Zullinger, Pa., died Saturday, June 3, 2006, at the nursing home.

Born March 3, 1928, in Quincy, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Millard F. and Sarah P. Rock Whitmore.

Her husband, Stanley W. Cummins, died May 14, 1997. They were married Nov. 30, 1946.

She graduated from Quincy High School in 1945.

She last worked at Frick Co. in Waynesboro, Pa., retiring June 1, 1987.

She attended services at Calvary Assembly of God Church, Waynesboro.

She sang with her husband in the gospel singing group The Singing Inspirations.

She is survived by two daughters, Barbara K. Hummer of Waynesboro and Sherry L. Campana of Glen Allen, Va.; one son, Michael Cummins of Mont Alto, Pa.; one sister, Sheila M. Whitmore of Waynesboro; one foster sister, Betty J. Mummert of Chambersburg; eight grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; five great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one grandson.

Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Dwan N. Newsome will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Zion Cemetery, near Quincy.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Assembly of God Church Missions Fund, 116 Snider Ave., Waynesboro, PA 17268.




Maye E. Wible, 77


JAN. 7, 1929-JUNE 3, 2006

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Maye E. Wible, 77, formerly of 2004 Philadelphia Ave., died Saturday, June 3, 2006, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Jan. 7, 1929, in New Franklin, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Elmer F. and Ethel E. Helman Poe.

Her husband, Vernon E. Wible Sr., died Dec. 11, 1995.

She had been employed as a waitress at the former Conrad's Diner (now Chris' Country Kitchen) in Chambersburg.

She was a member of Chambersburg Brethren in Christ Church, where she had volunteered with the Gospel Tide.

She was active with Chambersburg Senior Center and Franklin County Agency on Aging.

She is survived by three children, Vernon Wible Jr. of Hanover, Pa., Jennifer Brechbill of Fort Loudon, Pa., and Douglas Wible of Fannettsburg, Pa.; one sister, Patricia Zimmerman of Chambersburg; one brother, Russell Poe Sr. of Chambersburg; two granddaughters; three grandsons; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother, Wayne H. Poe.

The date and time of a memorial service will be announced later. Private burial will be in Norland Cemetery.

The family requests the omission of flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to Chambersburg Brethren in Christ Church, 462 Center St., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or to Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 201 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.




Eldon L. Nuernberger, 87


SEPT. 23, 1918-JUNE 3, 2006

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Eldon Louis Nuernberger, 87, died Saturday, June 3, at his residence.

Born Sept. 23, 1918, in Wakefield, Neb., he was the son of the late Henry and Anna Roost Nuernberger.

He graduated in 1937 from Wakefield High School, where he excelled in football, basketball and track. He graduated from University of Nebraska in 1941 with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, and received a master of science degree in industrial engineering from Case Institute of Technology in 1947.

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