Agnes C. Mahoney, 88

April 13, 2011

MARCH 13, 1923-APRIL 13, 2011

Agnes C. Mahoney, 88, of Kearneysville, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at the Shenandoah Center in Charles Town.

Born March 13, 1923, in Ranson, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Robert M. Lanham and Brucie E. Henry Walker and stepfather, John Walker.

She attended First Baptist Church of Inwood.

Agnes retired after 30 years as head cook at Shenandoah Junction Elementary and North Jefferson Elementary schools.

She enjoyed tending and nurturing her many flowers and plants and rooting for her beloved Baltimore Orioles, but most of all she enjoyed being a loving and kind mother and grandmother. She will be missed greatly by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Doris A. Alexander of Pembroke Pines, Fla., Linda L. Hayes of Labelle, Fla., Allen L. Mahoney of Martinsburg, James W. Mahoney of Lebanon, Pa., Robert W. Mahoney of Cornelia, Ga., Jerry D. Mahoney of Morgantown, W.Va., Patrick E. Mahoney of Hutchinson, Minn., Roy J. Mahoney of Martinsburg, and John C. Mahoney of Hagerstown, Md.; 20 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Frances Custer of Ranson, Sarah Southard of Shenandoah Junction, Betty Jenkins of Charles Town, Nancy Libby of Arlington, Va., and Ann Alger of Ranson; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and stepfather, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Mahoney; three brothers, Marion Lanham, Benjamin Walker and Franklin Lanham; and two sisters, Margaret Rickenbacker and Peggy Lanham.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 15, 2011, at 11:30 a.m. at the Brown Funeral Home, with Pastor Devin B. Ward officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

Family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County, P.O. Box 565, Charles Town, WV 25414.

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