Goretha "Turz" Brice, 95

May 24, 2009

NOV. 18, 1913-MAY 23, 2009

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. -- Goretha "Turz" Brice, 95, of Great Cove Road, died Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md.

Born Nov. 18, 1913, in Richwood, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Grace Shaver Hinkle.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Lewis Wheeler, who died in 1965; and her second husband, John Thomas Brice, who died in 1999.

Turz was a 1932 graduate of Richwood High School.

She was a homemaker and attended Bedford Chapel Church near Warfordsburg.

She is survived by one daughter, Shirley Sigel of Warfordsburg; one stepson, John Thomas Brice II of Broadway, N.C.; five grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one son, Robert Eugene Wheeler; two brothers, Burnell Hinkle and Daniel Hinkle; and one sister, Georgia Hinkle.

Services will be Wednesday, May 27, at 11 a.m. at Bedford Chapel Church, Flickerville Road, Warfordsburg. The Rev. Delmas Bard and the Rev. Carl Sipes will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Christian Cemetery, Warfordsburg.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bedford Chapel Church, and Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Arrangements were handled by Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Md.

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