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Obituaries

August 14, 2007

Betty L. Rudy, 85


Graveside services for Betty Lee Rudy, 85, formerly of Hagerstown, and Land O Lakes, Fla., who died April 11, 2007, in St. Peters, Mo., will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery. Pastor Thomas Perry will officiate.




Carroll W. Draper, 88


MARCH 14, 1919-AUG. 12, 2007

SMITHSBURG - Carroll W. "Pap" Draper, 88, of Mapleville Road, Smithsburg, Md., died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at Fahrney-Keedy Nursing Home in Boonsboro, Md.

Born March 14, 1919, in Garfield, Md., he was the son of the late Edgar C. and Beulah E. (Harne) Draper.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Mary A. (Younker) Draper, Feb. 24, 1998. They were married Aug. 16, 1941.

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He was employed by Fairchild Aircraft in Hagerstown, Md., for 33 years, retiring Dec. 1, 1981, Dutchie Soft Pretzel and Four Seasons Florist, both in Smithsburg.

He was a member of the Grossnickle Church of the Brethren Church in Wolfsville, Md.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda C. Graybill and husband Johnny of Cavetown, Md.; grandchildren, Mindie Conway and husband Dave of Smithsburg, John Graybill and wife Terri of Minot, Maine, and Ronnie Graybill and wife Laura of Princeton, Maine; great-grandchildren, Mandie Conway and Josh Conway, both of Smithsburg, and Andi Graybill, Evan Graybill, Rachel Graybill and Zach Graybill, all of Maine; sisters, Eileen Willard and husband Chester of Sabillasville, Md., and Lois Fraley and husband Ken of Thurmont, Md.; brothers, Donnie Draper of Garfield, and Arnold Draper of Wolfsville; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Hines and brothers, Charles Draper and Gaither Draper.

Services will be held Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at 10 a.m. from the J.L. Davis Funeral Home in Smithsburg, with Pastors Tim Ritchey Martin and Donna Ritchey Martin officiating. Burial will be in Ringgold Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Smithsburg High School Athletics in memory of Carroll W. "Pap" Draper at 66 N. Main St., Smithsburg, MD 21783 in care of Teresa Bachtell or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.




Charles W. Myers Sr., 78


AUG. 28, 1928-AUG. 13, 2007

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Charles W. "Charlie" Myers Sr., 78, of 270 D Menno Village, and formerly of 2589 Leafmore Road, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, in the Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Aug. 28, 1928, in Leitersburg, he was the son of the late William Charles and Goldie Robinson Myers.

He and his wife owned and operated a farm in the Chambersburg area for many years.

He was a member of Marion Mennonite Church in Chambersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Mary E. Bauman Myers; four children, Carol D. Rosenberry of Chambersburg, Darlene F. Rodes of Mount Crawford, Va., Charles W. Myers Jr. of Chambersburg, and Don E. Myers of Greencastle, Pa.; one sister, Virginia Druist of Boswell, Pa.; one half brother, Wolford Chaney of Florida; one half sister, Catherine Taylor of Hagerstown; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Helen Vore, May Lucas, and Genevieve Diller; one half brother, Andrew Hartman; and one half sister, Margaret Williams.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Marion Mennonite Church. The Revs. Merle Cordell and Carl Kniss will officiate. Burial will follow in the adjacent church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg, and Thursday one hour prior to the services at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Menno Haven Benevolent Fund, 2011 Scotland Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Frederick C. Wiebel Sr., 82


JUNE 10, 1925-AUG. 10, 2007

Frederick C. Wiebel Sr., 82, of Preston Road, Hagerstown, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at his home.

Born June 10, 1925, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Frank G. and Lillian B. Grubbs Wiebel.

He was a 1943 graduate of Hagerstown High School, and he graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor's degree in psychology and sociology.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Naval Air Forces.

He was employed as a salesman for Jamison Door Co. of Hagerstown for 34 years, retiring in 1988.

He was a member of Haven Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, and a member of the Haven Lutheran Church choir.

He was a former member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42, Hagerstown.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia A. Rathrauff Wiebel, whom he married Sept. 18, 1947; one daughter, Christina A. Daniels of Fairfax, Va.; one son, Frederick C. Wiebel Jr. of Hagerstown; two grandchildren; one sister, Alice Warren of Hagerstown; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no viewing.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Haven Lutheran Church, with Pastor Linda Alessandri officiating.

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