Walter A. Cain
Walter Allen Cain, 77, of Whittier Acres, Winchester, died Saturday, March 25, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Cain was born March 9, 1923, in Winchester, the son of Walter Abraham and Elsie V. Cain. He was maintenance supervisor at 3M for 14 years and retired as an electrical contractor.
He was a 1941 graduate of Handley High School and graduated from Veteran’s High School in Washington, D.C., after his military service.
He was a radio radar operator with the Army Air Corps during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theatre.
He was a member of Hiram Lodge 21, where he was past master, a member of John Dove Royal Arch Chapter, high priest, a member of Winchester Commandry 12, and president of the Winchester Shrine Club.
He was a member of the N.R.A., the Mountain Falls Hunt Club, and the Izaak Walton League. He was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church.
He married Susan Dennison in 1978.
Surviving with his wife, are two sons, David A. Cain of Stephens City and Matthew S. Cain at home; two daughters, Barbara J. Schell of Winchester and Robyn D. Cain at home; a brother, Sgt. Maj. Charles T. Cain of Lexington, S.C.; and a grandchild.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. today in First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. David Burrough and the Rev. Saundra Nottingham officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery, with military honors accorded by the Winchester VFW.
Pallbearers will be Raymond Deters, Lokie Voight, Robert Cooper, Dale Hoffman, Paul Ensogna, Raymond Burke, George Craig Jr., Jack Johnson, Harold Learned, Hiram Lodge 21, and the Mountain Falls Hunt Club.
Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospital, P.O. Box 25855, Tampa, Fla. 33633-1016 or to First United Methodist Church, 308 N. Braddock St., Winchester 22601.
Jones Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Pamela R. Walzer
Pamela Rae Lemmo Walzer, 44, of Capon Bridge, W.Va., died Friday, March 24, 2000, at the home of her son in Martinsburg, W.Va.
Mrs. Walzer was born June 28, 1955, in Ashtabula, Ohio, the daughter of Melvin Z. and Thelda Ann Bell Sumner.
She was married to Norman E. Walzer.
Surviving with her husband, are four sons, Joseph R. Zimmerman of Meadville, Pa., Kenneth Lemmo of Erie, Pa., James E. Walzer at home, and Norman Walzer Jr. of Martinsburg; five daughters, Jennifer Zimmerman of Meadville, Laura E. Walzer of St. Mary’s, Md., Terry L. Walzer of St. Louis, Barbara Walzer of Lanham, Md., and Sandra Walzer of Lexington Park, Md.; three brothers, Terry Sumner and Stanley Sumner, both of Pennsylvania, and Brian Sumner of Waldorf, Md.; and 17 grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. today in Giffin Funeral Home, Capon Bridge, with the Rev. Gregory Kenney officiating. Inurnment will be private at a later date.
The family will receive friends from noon until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Esther F. Dodson
Esther Frances Dodson, 70, of 211-394 Forest Lake Drive, Stephens City, died Friday, March 24, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Dodson was born Jan. 8, 1930, in Sperryville, the daughter of Ellis Burton Dodson and Ellie Atkins Dodson. She was retired from J. Schoeneman Co.
She was a member of Shenandoah Valley Baptist Church.
She married Fred Henry Dodson, who died March 12, 1985.
Surviving are a daughter, Joyce Roomsburg of Stephens City; a brother, Paul Dodson of Toms Brook; a sister, Hester Ramey of White Post; a granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dodson home. Burial will be private.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 3271, Winchester 22604.
Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Stephens City, is handling arrangements.
Elfreda F. Feltner
Elfreda Fowler Feltner, 76, of 14 Byrd Ave., Berryville, died Wednesday, March 29, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Feltner was born April 26, 1923, in Clarke County, the daughter of Wade and Beatrice Longerbeam Fowler. She was retired from Doubleday of Berryville.
She was a member of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church and the Women of the Moose of Berryville.
She was married to Marshall W. Feltner, who died May 24, 1974.
Surviving are a son, Steven C. Feltner of Winchester; a brother, Wade Fowler of Berryville; and a granddaughter.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Green Hill Cemetery, Berryville, with the Rev. Harold E. Thornton officiating.
Memorials may be made to Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, 210 E. Main St., Berryville 22611 or to John H. Enders Fire and Rescue, 9 S. Buckmarsh St., Berryville.
Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville, is handling arrangements.
Tilden H. Ashwood
Tilden Hopewell Ashwood, 86, of 1810 Maurertown Road, Maurertown, formerly of Strasburg, died Tuesday, March 28, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Ashwood was born Jan. 20, 1914, in Strasburg, the son of Hunter B. and Ida May Reedy Ashwood. He was retired from Joe Wolfson’s store and Strasburg Dollar General.
He was a member of Strasburg Volunteer Fire Department since 1941 where he was chief of every department, instrumental in the construction of the King Street building, and the oldest member.
He was a member of Strasburg United Methodist Church.
He was married to Elizabeth Ann Cayton.
He was the last member of his immediate family.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Stover Funeral Home, Strasburg, with the Rev. Paul Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Strasburg.
Pallbearers will be members of Strasburg Volunteer Fire Department: William Walton, Charlie Copeland, Tim Williams, Tom Williams, John H. Rhodes, Curtis Ritenour, Ron Cromer, and R.C. Bauserman.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Strasburg Volunteer Fire Department, 163 E. King St., Strasburg 22657 or to Toms Brook Fire Department First Responders, P.O. Box 168, Toms Brook 22660.
Jasper “Frank” Link, 67, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Wednesday, March 29, 2000, in City Hospital, Martinsburg.
Mr. Link was born June 12, 1932, in Hampshire County, W.Va., the son of Leo Lee and Elizabeth Ludwick Link.
Surviving are a son, Hank Link of Hedgesville, W.Va.; two daughters, Margaret Kidwell of Berryville and Jeanne Donivan of Martinsburg; two brothers, Ira Link and Junior Link, both of Winchester; a sister, Myrtle Pace of Pennsylvania; and six grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Rio Cemetery, Rio, W.Va.
Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, is handling arrangements.
Daisy C. Lemon
Daisy Cole Lemon, 93, of Berryville, died Thursday, March 23, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Lemon was born Jan. 27, 1907, the daughter of Bud and Maude Cole.
She was a member of Purcellville Assembly of God.
She was married to Kenneth C. Lemon for more than 60 years.
Surviving are a son, William Carlton Lemon of Lovettsville; three daughters, Doris L. Edmonds and Fanny L. Irwin, both of Winchester, and Marie L. Brown of Bluemont; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
A son, Robert Lemon, is deceased.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hillsboro Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 7203 Poplar St., Annandale 22003.
Hall Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Dr. Patrick O’Connell
Dr. Patrick O’Connell, 76, of 516 Merrimans Lane, Winchester, died Friday, March 24, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Dr. O’Connell was born July 11, 1923, in Belfast, Ireland, the son of John and Gertrude McIver O’Connell.
He was a pathologist at Winchester Medical Center and retired in 1990.
He received his medical degree from Queens University in Belfast and was a fellow at the Mayo Clinic.
He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church.
He was married to Dorotha Riekse, who died May 9, 1996.
Surviving are a daughter, Cathleen O’Connell of Winchester; a brother, Fintan O’Connell of Milan, Italy; and three grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, with Father Dennis Kleinmann officiating. Burial will be private.
A rosary vigil will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the church.
The family will receive friends at noon Monday at the O’Connell home.
Memorials may be made to C-CAP, P.O. Box 2112, Winchester 22604.
Omps Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Madge M. Hendrix
Madge McLain Hendrix, of Greeneville, Tenn., died Wednesday, March 22, 2000, in a Greeneville health care facility.
Mrs. Hendrix was born in Greene County, Tenn., the daughter of Samuel R. and Nola Brotherton McLain.
She was a 1932 graduate of Greeneville High School. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church since 1925 and active in the church, including the Women’s Society of Christian Service.
She was active in school groups and the community and was a member of Youth Builders and the Grandmothers’ Club.
She married H. Lee Hendrix on Dec. 21, 1935.
Surviving with her husband, are a daughter, Gwen Hook of Culpeper; three sons, Tom Hendrix and John Hendrix, both of Greeneville, and Roger Hendrix of Winchester; a sister, Joyce McLain of Greeneville; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
A funeral will be at 8 tonight in Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home, Greeneville.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Greene Lawn Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Douglas Mayo and the Rev. Tim Brackens officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 307 S. Main St., Greeneville, Tenn. 37745.
Ralph Berger, 83, of 240 Fairfax St., Apt. 108, Romney, W.Va., died March 20, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Berger was born Feb. 6, 1917, in Black River, N.Y., the son of R.E. and Nina Webb Berger. He was a carpenter.
Surviving are five sons, Ralph George Berger of Rochester, N.Y., George Berger of Ransonville, N.Y., Robert Berger of Newfane, N.Y., Bernie Berger of Middleport, N.Y., and Peter Berger of New Hampshire; two daughters, Ninette Howes of Mendia, N.Y. and Mary Lewis of Lockport, N.Y; a sister, Margaret Tyler of Black River; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Romney Unity Apartments multipurpose room, with the Rev. Sue Adams officiating.
McKee Funeral Home, Augusta, W.Va., is handling arrangements.
Bonnie L. Foreman
Bonnie L. Foreman, 67, of Dunlap Street, Winchester, died Thursday, March 23, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Foreman was born Sept. 8, 1932, in Middlesboro, Ky., the daughter of Ruben A. and Mattie Hill Silcox. She worked in the dietary department of Winchester Memorial Hospital and retired in 1983.
She married Paul D. Foreman in 1983 in Winchester.
Surviving with her husband, are a daughter, Johnnie Ann Turben of Clearbrook; a son, Ron Wilson of Front Royal; a sister, Vera Mellon of Winchester; a brother, Raymond Silcox of Winchester; and three grandchildren.
A son, David Lynn Schultz, is deceased.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Mount Hebron Cemetery, with Chaplain Donald Y. Miller officiating.
Memorials may be made to Millwood Station Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 3037, Winchester 22604.
Jones Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Thomas W. Miller
Thomas W. “Tom” Miller, 81, of Hampshire Health Care Center, Romney, W.Va., died Thursday, March 23, 2000, in Hampshire Memorial Hospital, Romney.
Mr. Miller was born June 26, 1918, in Needmore, W.Va., the son of Martin and Lillian Combs Miller.
He worked for Romney Orchards and Romney Coca Cola.
He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Romney.
He was married to Blanche Doyle, who died in 1995.
Surviving are a daughter, Linda Jenkins of Harrisburg, Pa.; a son, Larry Miller of Charleston, W.Va.; three sisters, Nevada Taylor of Rawlings, Md., Wilma Nicholson of Hancock, Md., and Beulah Droggs of Cumberland, Md.; a granddaughter; and two great-grandsons.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at McKee Funeral Home, Augusta, W.Va., with Pastor Robert Jeffreys officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery, Romney.
Pallbearers will be Alston Combs, Richard Pownell, Mike Smith, Reggie Presutti, Forrest Grady, and Roscoe Gunn.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Mary Lee Nesmith
Mary Lee Nesmith, 67, of Bellview Avenue, Winchester, died Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at the home of her daughter in Frederick County.
Mrs. Nesmith was born Jan. 16, 1933, in Winchester, the daughter of Russell Staton Orndoff and Ina Barrett Orndoff.
She was retired and had worked as fruit packer at National Fruit Product Co.
She was a member of Montague Avenue United Methodist Church and Eagles Aerie 824.
She married Arnold W. Nesmith on Dec. 15, 1951. Mr. Nesmith died Sept. 13, 1997.
Surviving are a daughter, Terry Lynn Corbin of Frederick County; three sons, Deven Lee Nesmith and Roger Dale Nesmith, both of Winchester, and Arnold Winford Nesmith Jr. of Stephens City; two brothers, Charles Orndoff of Tennessee and Vance Orndoff of Gainesboro; and seven grandchildren,
A daughter, Mary Jo Nesmith, is deceased.
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Shenandoah Memorial Park Chapel, with the Rev. Herbert K. Seemann officiating.
Pallbearers will be Robert Tripplett, David Wallace, Eugene Puffinberger, Hank Puffinberger, Heston Luttrell, and Timmy McDonald.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Jones Funeral Home.
Hazel V. Lemons
Hazel Virginia Lemons, 91, of Turtle Creek, Pa., died Wednesday, March 22, 2000, in Capon Manor Nursing Home, Capon Bridge, W.Va.
Mrs. Lemons was born April 25, 1908, in Frenchton, W.Va., the daughter of Warrick and Verda Jane Crawford Brake.
She was married to Harold O. “Turk” Lemons for 58 years. Mr. Lemons died April 11, 1984.
Surviving are two daughters, Betty Jones of Capon Bridge, with whom she was living, and Sue Lemons of Turtle Creek; a sister, Retha Vicker of Clarksburg, W.Va.; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Margaret Hamilton, is deceased.
A private service will be at Giffin Funeral Home, Capon Bridge, W.Va., with the Rev. Steve Wise officiating. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Rock Cave Cemetery, Rock Cave, W.Va., with her grandson, Pastor Scott Dick, officiating.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Michael Massey, Chuck Edwards, Robert Dick, Scott Dick, Brian Massey, Jeremy Veit, and Jeremy Merriner.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401 or to the American Cancer Association, c/o The Bank of Romney, P.O. Box 876, Romney, W.Va. 26757.
Tommy O. Stotler
Tommy Oliver “T.O.” Stotler, 78, of Paw Paw, W.Va., died Tuesday, March 21, 2000, in Valley View Nursing Home, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
Mr. Stotler was born Oct. 29, 1921, in Berkeley Springs, the son of Thomas Roy and Icy Mae Vanorsdale Stotler. He owned and operated a saw mill and retired in 1985.
He attended school at Orleans Crossroads, W.Va.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, with the rank of sergeant and received the European-African-Middle-Eastern Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, and Purple Heart. He was a member of the American Legion Post 126 of Paw Paw and the VFW in Oldtown, Md.
He attended Community Fellowship, Levels, W.Va.
He was married to Alberta Irene Stotler for 58 years.
Surviving with his wife, are three daughters, Sandra Lee Hiett, Linda Sue Puffinburger, and Tammy Marie Robinette, all of Paw Paw; four sons, Harold William Stotler of York, Pa., Everett Leon Stotler and Michael Lee Stotler of Paw Paw, and Tony David Stotler of Oldtown; two sisters, Margaret Riggleman of Magnolia, W.Va., and Lillie Harrelson of Martinsburg, W.Va.; a brother, Howard E. Stotler of Great Cacapon, W.Va.; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
A son, Ray Oliver Stotler is deceased.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Lighthouse Assembly of God, Paw Paw, with the Rev. L Earl Travis and the Rev. Wayne Stotler officiating. Burial will be in Camp Hill Cemetery, Paw Paw, with military honors by the Tri State Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and two hours prior to the time of the service at the church.
Katherine L. Bowers
Katherine Luella Neff Bowers, 70, of 1500 Carlton Ave., Lot 65, Charlottesville, died March 4, 2000, in Warren Memorial Hospital, Front Royal.
Mrs. Bowers was born Sept. 27, 1929, in Shenandoah County, the daughter of John T. and Laura Virginia Spitler Neff. She was a custodian at the University of Virginia.
She was married to Robert “Bobby” Bowers.
Surviving with her husband, are two sisters, Bethel Funk of Middletown and Lulla Mae Neff of Front Royal; and two brothers, Boyd Neff of Strasburg and Franklin Neff of Front Royal.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Walnut Spring Cemetery, Strasburg, with the Rev. Robert Price officiating.
Memorials may be made to Robert “Bobby” Bowers, c/o Stover Funeral Home, 177 N. Holliday St., Strasburg 22657.
Stover Funeral Home, Strasburg, is handling arrangements.
Mildred M. Baltimore
Mildred Mae Baltimore, 65, of Front Royal, died Wednesday, March 22, 2000, in Warren Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements with Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home, Front Royal, are incomplete.
Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, 1 Morton Dr., Suite 106, Charlottesville 22903.
Newton “Earl” Carter, 88, of Augusta, W.Va., died Friday, March 17, 2000, in Hampshire Health Care Center, Romney, W.Va.
Mr. Carter was born April 29, 1911, in Franklin, W.Va., the son of Newton D. and Ada Moyers Carter.
He was a heavy equipment operator and had retired. He was a member of Tearcoat Church of the Brethren.
He was married to Sydney R. Richman for 66 years.
Surviving with his wife, are a son, Newton R. Carter of Augusta; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
A funeral was at 11 today in McKee Funeral Home, Augusta, W.Va., with Pastor Brian Moreland officiating. Burial was in Tearcoat Cemetery.