Daphne A. Souders, 77

August 06, 2007

JUNE 20, 1930-AUG. 4, 2007

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Daphne Aleta Souders, 77, of Tollgate Ridge Road, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg, Pa.

Born June 20, 1930, in Fulton County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Martin A. and Bessie Jane Myers Dyer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Merrill M. Souders, in 1991.

She retired in 1975 from the Park-n-Dine Restaurant in Hancock after 20 years as a waitress.

She was a member of Rehobeth United Methodist Church.

She was a member of AARP.

She is survived by three daughters, Judy Shaw of Mercersburg, Dixie Chaupka of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Nancy Powell of Warfordsburg, Pa.; two sons, Foster Souders of Greencastle, Pa., and Robert Souders of Winchester, Va.; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one daughter, Juanita McGehee; one sister, Charlotte Souders; and one brother, John Dyer.

Services will be Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. The Rev. George Lashley will officiate.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Rehobeth United Methodist Church, c/o Helen Layton, Treasurer, 1792 Layton Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267.

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