Rebecca L. Packett, 98

SEPT. 1, 1913-SEPT. 23, 2011

September 24, 2011

Rebecca Lois Yowell Packett, 98, of Oak Hill Avenue in Hagerstown, Md., died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at the home of her daughter in Fairfax, Va.

Born Sept. 1, 1913, in Boyce, Va., she was the daughter of the late James K. and Rebecca A. Ritenour Yowell.

She was preceded in death her husband, James William Packett, in 1991.

She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church.

She is survived by daughter, Rebecca A. Packett Raiger; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and a great-nephew. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

A graveside service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery, 600 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Ann Boyd will officiate.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice or St. John's Episcopal Church, 101 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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