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Louise Unger Maconaughey Jennings, 84

August 16, 2009

FEB. 17, 1925-AUG. 14, 2009

HANCOCK, Md. - Louise Unger Maconaughey Jennings, 84, of White Oak Ridge, died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Berkeley Springs Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born Feb. 17, 1925, in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of the late Calvin Sherard and Martha Bishop Unger and the widow of her first husband, George Willard Maconaughey, and her second husband, Morris Jennings.

She was a self-employed seamstress, was owner-operator of Sychamore Kitchen and operated a weigh station for Mangus Coal Co., both in Evansville, W.Va. She also had been employed by Jacobs Brothers in Hancock.


She was a member of Preston County Senior Citizens of Newburg, W.Va., and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Club of Evansville.

She enjoyed quilting, sewing, embroidery, gardening and antiquing.

She was a member of Evansville United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Carmon Maconaughey Gordon of Hancock and Linda Maconaughey Snyder and husband, Robert, of Tucson, Ariz.; nine sisters, Margaret Whitacre of Conococheague, Md., Mary Unger of Cumberland, Md., Anna Lee Riggleman, Betty Rose McCoy and Naomi Stewart, all of Berkeley Springs, Frances McAlee of Titusville, Fla., Beckey Palmer of Gerrardstown, W.Va., Millie McKinley of Hancock and Ellie Reynolds of Vero Beach, Fla.; five brothers, Lawrence Unger of Warfordsburg, Pa., James Unger of Berkeley Springs, Wesley Unger and Bill Unger, both of Capon Bridge, W.Va., and Joe Unger of Winchester, Va.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was a preceded in death by one son, James Willard Maconaughey; a son-in-law, Mason Gordon; two sisters, Evalene Madison and Nancy Galloday; and three brothers, Lester Miller Unger, Lloyd Jackson Unger and David Pines Unger.

Service will be Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. at Mount Olivet Presbyterian Church, Hancock. The Rev. Roger Palmer and the Rev. Philip Unger will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, and Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. For the convenience of family and friends, the funeral home will be open at 2 p.m.

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