Rebecca L. Packett, 98

SEPT. 1, 1913-SEPT. 23, 2011

September 26, 2011

Rebecca Lois Yowell Packett, 98, of Oak Hill Avenue, 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 St. John’s Episcopal Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Rebecca A. Packett Raiger; nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

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

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

There will be no viewing or visitation.

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

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