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Obituaries

January 05, 2008
(Page 3 of 5)

Born Sept. 22, 1915, he was the son of the late Edward D.W. and Nora May Beaver Dockeney.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, June Byrd Dockeney, in 1994.

He was a 1933 graduate of Martinsburg High School and attended Shepherd College.

From 1978 until retirement in 1993, he was associated with the Spirit of Jefferson ? Farmer's Advocate in Charles Town, W.Va., as a reporter and associate editor.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a member of Winchester Avenue Christian Church, where he served as a deacon, elder, trustee, chairman of the church board and retired as Emeritus.

He was appointed by the Berkeley County Commission to its county Building Commission, where he more recently served as its chairman. He also served on the board of directors of the Eastern Panhandle Training Center.

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He is survived by three children, Dale Shreeves of Martinsburg, Gail Clarke of Beaufort, S.C., and Edward W. Dockeney Jr. of Charles Town; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Winchester Avenue Christian Church. The Rev. Curtis Wheeler and the Rev. G. David Shreeves will officiate.

Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends Monday from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Winchester Avenue Christian Church, c/o Trustees, 400 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg.




Edna A. Schroyer, 91



FEB. 17, 1916-JAN. 3, 2008

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Edna Amanda Schroyer, 91, of Myersville, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, at the home of her daughter, Hilda Duvall.

She was born to Charles and Lelah Palmer Michael on Feb. 17, 1916, near Myersville.

Edna lived her entire life in Frederick County, Md.

Having spent her childhood helping her parents make a success of farming, she retained that hard work ethic when she married Stanley Schroyer, devoting her life to her family. Her beloved Stanley died in 1992.

Although she learned to quilt as a child, she didn't become serious about quilting until her 60s when she made quilts for people from Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin, Texas and California. Also many churches in the Frederick (Md.) area had her quilts for their bazaars.

Many people knew her for her scrumptious homemade dinner rolls.

She was active in her church and always was giving in love to her family and others.

The motto she lived by was, "Where there's a will, there's a way".

Surviving are four children, one son, David E. Schroyer and wife, Esther; and three daughters, Ruth E. Dalton and husband, Tom, Sharon D. Schroyer and Hilda S. Duvall and husband, Allen, all of Myersville; one brother, Grayson J. Michael and wife, Ruth, of Wolfsville, Md.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will begin at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Myersville with Pastor Nancy Green officiating.

Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Ricketts Funeral Home, Myersville on Sunday, Jan. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 13, Myersville, MD 21773.




Lester C. Slick Sr., 77



JULY 11, 1930-JAN. 3, 2008

Mr. Lester C. Slick Sr., 77, of Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, at Julia Manor Health Care Center. He was the husband of Ida E. Slick. They were married in 1954.

Born July 11, 1930, in Etchison, Md., he was a son of the late Daniel and Bertie R. Sirk Slick.

Mr. Slick served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956. He was employed 27 years as a boiler mechanic with the Montgomery County Public School System. He enjoyed fishing with his family and friends, spending time with his grandchildren, and attending yard sales with his friend, Gary.

Surviving besides his wife are sons, Lester C. Slick Jr. and wife, Melody, Clifton Lee Slick and wife, Ann, William Harvey Slick and wife, Denise, James Daniel Slick and wife, Jeanette, and Michael Wayne Slick and wife, Sally; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Sarah Katherine Catron and husband, Delt, of Martinsburg, W.Va., Ethel Dull and husband, Gary, of McConnellsburg, Pa., and Elsie Marie Brashear of Frederick, Md.; and two brothers, Harvey Daniel Slick and wife, Louise, of Pennsylvania and Raymond Russell Slick of Mount Airy, Md.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at Molesworth-Williams P.A. Funeral Home, 26401 Ridge Road, Damascus, Md. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the funeral home. Herman Sirk and Richard Kissell will officiate. Interment will be in Lisbon Cemetery.




Francis X. Wilson Sr., 79



AUG. 8, 1928-JAN. 4, 2008

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Francis X. "Frank" Wilson Sr., 79, of Charles Town, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va.

He was born Aug. 8, 1928, in Baltimore.

He was a longshoreman in Baltimore and New York for 30 years.

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