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Obituaries

July 16, 2008

Robert J. "Bob" Wagoner, 89



SEPT. 18, 1918-JULY 13, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Robert J. "Bob" Wagoner, 89, passed away 2:35 p.m., Sunday, July 13, 2008 at home.

Born Sept. 18, 1918, in Lincoln, Neb., he was the son of the late James and Eleonor Waring Wagoner.

He served 30 years in the U.S. Air Force before he retired.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Olive Phenicie Wagoner of Chambersburg; seven children, Debby Miller, Patti Moore and Cheryl Ford, all of Mississipi, David Wagoner of Texas, Marty Wagoner of Mississippi, Astrid Olson of California and Eric Wagoner of Arizona; three sisters: Lois Heydt of California and Dorothy Moore and Eunice Mehle, both of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by one son.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Professional arrangements are by the Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home. www.sellersfuneralhome.com

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Charlotte W. Forrest, 96



SEPT. 26, 1911-JULY 12, 2008

SMITHSBURG - Charlotte Ward Forrest, 96, of Smithsburg, died Saturday, July 12, at University of Maryland Hospital.

Born Sept. 26, 1911, in Smithsburg, she was the daughter of the late Charles Jacob and Hattie Maude Smith Forrest.

She worked as a teacher and librarian for Washington County Board of Education for 45 years at Smithsburg High.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Smithsburg.

She was a member of United Methodist Women, Smithsburg Historical Society and the Cavetown Homemakers.

She is survived by one sister, Lorena Frady of Sanibel, Fla.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Smithsburg. The Rev. R. Paul Doherty will officiate. Burial will be at Smithsburg Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home in Smithsburg.




L. Arnold McKenzie, 79



APRIL 25, 1929-JULY 14, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - L. Arnold McKenzie, 79, of 2521 New Franklin Road, died Monday, July 14, 2008 at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born April 25, 1929 in Chambersburg, he was a son of the late Leslie K. and Elva M. Lehman McKenzie.

He was part owner and operator of the former L.K. McKenzie and Sons (now Penn-Mar Oil Co., Inc.) for 44 years.

He was a member of Solomon's United Church of Christ.

He was a member of the New Franklin Ruritan Club, George Washington Lodge 143 F & AM, the National Railway Historical Society, and the Mason-Dixon A.A.C.A.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Doris J. Small McKenzie, whom he married September 6, 1948; four children, Cheryl A. Searfoss of Columbia, Md., Regina L. McKenzie of Chambersburg, Leslie R. McKenzie of Moneta, Va., and Thomas E. McKenzie of Waynesboro, Pa.; one brother, Marvin L. McKenzie of Chambersburg; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Friday at 4 p.m. at Solomon's United Church of Christ. The Rev. Peter Emig will officiate. Burial will be private and there will be no viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to Solomon's United Church of Christ, 1594 Swamp Fox Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201, or the American Cancer Society, 384 Floral Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

www.geiselfuneralhome.com




Jean B. Miller, 78



JULY 5, 1930-JULY 14, 2008

Jean Browning Miller, 78, of 13083 Little Hayden Circle, Hagerstown, passed away Monday, July 14, 2008, at the Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born Saturday, July 5, 1930, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ruthven Rudolf Browning and the late Ethel Gilbert Browning.

Her husband, Robert A. Miller preceded her in death after 38 years of marriage.

Jean was a former Washington County Hospital Auxiliary gift shop volunteer.

She is survived by three daughters, Susan Miller Burger of Hagerstown, Barbara Jean Garlitz of Stephens City, Va., Nancy Lee Railey of Deep Creek, Md.; brother, Edwin R. Browning of North Ogden, Utah; and five grandchildren, Lee Railey, Jessie Railey, Daniel Garlitz, Timothy Garlitz and Emily Burger.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Joyce Allen and one grandson, Zachary J. Burger.

Family will receive friends at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD 21742, 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, July 18.

Services will be held Saturday, July 19, 2008, at 10 a.m., at the Bethel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. William Warehime and Rev. John Schildt officiating.

Interment will follow at the Greenhill Cemetery, Waynesboro, Pa.

Memorial donations may be made to Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport, MD 21795 or to Bethel United Methodist Church, 21002 Twin Springs Drive, Chewsville, MD 21721.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.douglasfiery.com.




Elva C. Bovey Barnhart, 95



OCT. 12, 1912-JULY 12, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Elva C. Bovey Barnhart, 95, a resident of Penn Hall Assisted Living, and formerly of Waynesboro, died Saturday, July 12, 2008, at the nursing home.

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