M. Louise McKinney Garver Perrott, 91

December 18, 2009

AUG. 22, 1918-DEC. 16, 2009

M. Louise McKinney Garver Perrott, 91, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Gamber, Md., died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at Julia Manor Nursing Home.

Born Aug. 22, 1918, in New Midway, Md., she was the daughter of the late Frank David and Pauline Marie Stover McKinney.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Oswald B. Garver, on March 7, 1961; and her second husband, Robert Lee Perrott, on May 15, 2003.


She retired from Western Maryland Hospital in 1978, and formerly had worked at Rosewood State Hospital in Owings Mills, Md.

She was a member of Meadow Branch Church of the Brethren in Westminster, Md.

She was a member of the American Legion Post 42 Auxiliary and AMVETS Post 10 Auxiliary and a life member of DAV No. 3 Auxiliary.

She is survived by one daughter, Bonnie Elms and husband, Richard, of Parsons, W.Va.; four sons, Richard A. Garver of Chambersburg, Pa., Donald Garver and wife, Jessie, of Hanover, Pa., Edward Garver and wife, Dorothy, of Westminster, and Gary Garver and wife, Carol, of Taneytown, Md.; seven grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Kathryn Dodd of Westminster, Elizabeth Graybeal of Hanover and Vivian Wasson of Houston, Texas; and two brothers, Raymond McKinney of Manchester, Md., and Billy McKinney of Westminster.

She was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter, Kylie I. Hartman; two sisters, Kitty McKinney and Anna Mae Richards; and three brothers, Frank D. McKinney Jr., Theodore McKinney and James McKinney.

Funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Meadow Branch Church of the Brethren, 818 Old Taneytown Road, Westminster, MD 21158. Pastor James Lucas will officiate. Burial will be in Meadow Branch Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, and Monday one hour before services at the church.

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