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July 21, 2007

Nellie V. Self, 83

AUG. 8, 1923-JULY 19, 2007

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Nellie Violet Self, 83, of Martinsburg, died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at her residence.

Born Aug. 8, 1923, in Smoke Hole, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Lee Self and Lettie Kimble Self.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

She is survived by three children whom she raised, Robert Self of Colonial Beach, Va., Lettie Mullen of Kalispell, Mo., and Susan Criss of Inwood, W.Va.; one sister, Zella F. Clark of Strasburg, Va.; one brother, John Self of Christianburg, Va.; and one niece.

Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Martinsburg. Bishop George Speis will officiate. Burial will be at Paynes Chapel Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

Candis R. Bailey, 26

AUG. 4, 1980-JULY 19, 2007

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Candis Renae Bailey, 26, of Woodside Drive, died Thursday, July 19, 2007, from injuries received in an automobile accident near Cove Gap, Pa.

Born Aug. 4, 1980 in McConnellsburg, she was the daughter of Thomas L. Donahue of Hancock and the late Velma M. Bowman.

She was a 1998 graduate of Southern Fulton High School in Warfordsburg, Pa.

She attended Needmore (Pa.) Full Gospel Church.

In addition to her father, she is survived by three daughters, Destini Swisher of Warfordsburg, and twin daughters, Jazmine Wills and Haley Wills, both of McConnellsburg; one son, Dylan Wills of McConnellsburg; five sisters, April Bohrer of Needmore, Crystal Rogers of Clear Spring, and Lindsay Donahue, Emily Donahue and Danielle Donahue, all of Hancock; two brothers, Leonard Donahue of Hancock and Troy Donahue of Warfordsburg; and grandparents, Julie Cambell of Baltimore, Robert and Joyce Richards of McConnellsburg, and Milton and Sandy Bailey of Smock, Pa.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas L. Donahue IV.

A memorial service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home in Hancock. The Rev. William McCommons will officiate.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Anne P. Bradshaw, 83

MAY 21, 1924 - JUNE 29, 2007

LAKELAND, Fla. - Anne P. Bradshaw, 83, of Lakeland died June 29, 2007, at Oakbridge Health Care, Good Shepherd Hospice, Lakeland.

Born May 21, 1924, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late George E. Penn and Pearl M. Munson Penn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold M. Bradshaw.

She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Lakeland.

She worked for the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority in Washington, D.C., as a draftsman until she retired.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Esther Penn Weatherholtz and Eula Metros, and one brother, George T. Penn.

She is survived by one sister, Ruby Fansler of Lakeland, and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at Rosedale Cemetery, Martinsburg, on Monday, July 23, with the Rev. James D. Riley Jr. officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 115 S. Missouri Ave., Suite 500, Lakeland FL 33815.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

Mildred V. Brechbill, 91

JULY 15, 1916-JULY 19, 2007

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Mildred V. Brechbill, age 91, of Chambersburg, died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at Menno Haven, Chambersburg.

Born July 15, 1916, in Scotland, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William M. and Velva Bollinger Pentz.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Brechbill, who died March 15, 1954.

She was a 1933 graduate of Chambersburg High School and a 1937 graduate of Wilson College.

She was employed as a school teacher in Chambersburg, and retired in 1979 having taught high school in St. Thomas and Gettysburg.

She was a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Chambersburg, where she also taught Sunday school.

She was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma sorority, the Audubon Society and the Retired Teachers Society.

She is survived by one daughter, Carol V. Brechbill of Fort Valley, Va.; one son, Dennis C. Brechbill of Chambersburg; one brother, George Pentz of Chambersburg; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Menno Haven Chapel in Chambersburg. Burial will be private at Norland Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: The Salvation Army Corps, 159 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, PA 17201; or The Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home in Chambersburg

Roy J. Henry, 81

NOV. 7, 1925-JULY 20, 2007

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Roy J. Henry, 81, of 6374 Wagner Drive, died Friday, July 20, 2007, at his home.

Born Nov. 7, 1925 in Fayetteville, he was the son of the late John William and Bessie J. Golden Henry.

He was employed by Letterkenny Army Depot for 22 years.

He served in the U.S. Navy, during World War II. He earned eight campaign stars.

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