Conova Evelyn Lipes, 86

April 25, 2010

AUG. 20, 1923-APRIL 23, 2010

Conova Evelyn Lipes, 86, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Roanoke, Va., and most recently a resident of Ravenwood Lutheran Village, died Friday, April 23, 2010, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born Aug. 20, 1923, in Callaway, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Robert Adam and Nora Maude Kelly Guilliams.

She was employed by Washington County Social Services for 32 years until retiring in 1997. She previously was employed by London Fog Sewing Factory in Roanoke.


She was a member of Church of God Universal in Hagerstown.

Survivors include daughter, Linda C. Holmes of Hagerstown; son, Kenneth R. Underwood of Roanoke; son, Robert L. Underwood of Hagerstown; sister, Jessie Manning of Hagerstown; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Walter T. Underwood, Ricky L. Underwood and James A. Underwood; four sisters, Opal Sigman, Bessie Cherry, Bethel Guilliams and Jocie Richards; and two brothers, Clarence Guilliams and Quincey Guilliams.

The family will receive friends Monday, April 26, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Md. The funeral home will be open Monday after 1 p.m. for the convenience of family and friends.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown, with Pastor Alvin Craig officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Ravenwood Lutheran Village, Benevolent Fund, 1183 Luther Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or Church of God Universal, 12819 Point Salem Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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