Nina J. Hivick
Nina Jane Hivick, 81, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, in Valley View Nursing Home, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
Miss Hivick was born Sept. 24, 1919, in Stotlers Crossroads, W.Va., the daughter of William Paul and Fannie Melvanie Henry Hivick. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Berkeley Springs.
Surviving are two nieces, Rose Z. “Judy” Merica of Great Cacapon, who was her caretaker, and Vaughn Hivick Hutchison of Berkeley Springs; and two nephews, Raymond “Bumper” Merica of Roseville, Calif., and Cecil W. Hivick of Forked River, N.J.
A graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Nebo Cemetery, Great Cacapon, with the Rev. John S. Ledford officiating.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Nebo Cemetery Association, HC 62, Box 102 H, Great Cacapon, W.Va. 25422.
James K. McVeigh
James K. McVeigh, 55 of Patrick Place, Stephens City, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at his home.
Mr. McVeigh was born Dec. 25, 1944, in Wythe County, the son of Lee B. and June Cormany McVeigh. He was a tooling engineer for Lear Corp. in Strasburg.
He married Carol Shelton on Aug. 15, 1969, in Chilhowie.
Surviving with his wife are a daughter, Valerie McVeigh Stunkle of Bowie, Md.; a son, J. Stephen McVeigh of Stephens City; and four sisters, Sylvia M. Plasters and Rosalee Osborne, both of Roanoke, Frances M. Phlegar of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Betty Hall of Marion.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Jones Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ron Potter officiating. Burial will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Chris Grey, Jim Owens, Pete Seiple, Bill Oyler, Ken Richardson, and Tom Brown.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 202 N. Washington St., Winchester 22601; or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester 22601.
Charles E. Develbliss
Charles Edward Develbliss, 55, of Augusta, W.Va., died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at the home of his daughter in Nokesville.
Arrangements with McKee Funeral Home, Augusta, are incomplete.
The Rev. James Ford
The Rev. James Perry Elijah Ford, 98, of 1021 Cedars Drive, McPherson, Kan., died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, in Memorial Hospital, McPherson.
The Rev. Ford was born April 17, 1902, in Alva, Okla., the son of John Melvin and Anna Frances Hawkins Ford.
He was ordained in the church of the Brethren and later in the United Church of Christ Congregational Church. He served pastorates in Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa, and Kansas.
He attended Bethany Bible School and McPherson College. He received his degree from Northern Baptist Seminary in 1940 and a master of theology degree from Bethany Theological Seminary in 1941.
He was a member of the Church of the Brethren and the Kiwanis Club, both of McPherson.
He married Margaret Helen Dresher on Aug. 16, 1940, in Canton, Kansas. His first wife, Eva Bernice Bolinger, died April 22, 1939.
Surviving with his wife are two sons, James Paul Ford of Upland, Calif., and Peter Way Ford of Winchester; two daughters, Donna Louese Ford of Rifton, N.Y., and Merry Cynthia Walton of Perry, Iowa; a sister, Esther Miller of Erlanger, Ky.; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Church of the Brethren, McPherson, with the Rev. Charles Whitacre and the Rev. Chris Whitacre officiating. Burial will be in Canton Township Cemetery, Canton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Good Shepherd's Room at the Church of the Brethren.
Memorials may be made to Church of the Brethren, McPherson; to Habitat for Humanity; to the Cedars Health Care Center, McPherson; or to McPherson College.
Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, McPherson, is handling arrangements.
Blanche M. Williams
Blanche M. Williams, 90, of 300 Westminster-Canterbury Drive, Winchester, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
A funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Colonial Avenue, Norfolk. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in Norfolk and from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel.
Memorials may be made to Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, P.O. Box 2156, Norfolk 23501.
Mabel F. Updike
Mabel F. Updike, 72, of 1405-52 Front Royal Pike, Winchester, formerly of Front Royal, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mrs. Updike was born March 7, 1928, in Warren County, the daughter of Grover Cleveland and Della Blanche Elkins Mills.
She was retired from O’Sullivan Corp. as an assembly line inspector.
Surviving are two sons, Larry E. Updike of Winchester and Glen A. Updike of Cumberland, Md.; two daughters, Delores U. Roles and Charlotte A. Updike, both of Winchester; two sisters, Dorothy I. Smith and Della M. Day, both of Front Royal; two brothers, Gilbert C. Mills and Samuel L. Mills, both of Front Royal; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. David Sterling officiating. Burial will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Shane Updike, Dwayne Day, Darryl Day, Danny Mills, Donald Mills, and Earl Peacher Jr.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Herman O. Plaugher
Herman Odell Plaugher, 67, of Mt. Jackson, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, in Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg.
Mr. Plaugher was born July 11, 1933, in Conicville, the son of Herman Charles and Blanche Ross Plaugher. He was a retired truck driver and worked for Mason Dixon Lines and Smith Transfer Trucking.
He was a member of Wood’s Chapel Independent Bible Church.
He married Evelyn Pennington on Jan. 7, 1952.
Surviving with his wife are a daughter, Kristine Plaugher Shenk of Mt. Jackson; three sons, Timothy Odell Plaugher of Winchester, and Terry Lynn Plaugher and Tracey Allen Plaugher, both of Mt. Jackson; and five grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Dellinger Funeral Home, Mt. Jackson, with the Rev. Larry Rinard officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Clifton Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kip Painter, Kim Painter, Randy Painter, David Funkhouser, Jason Ritenour, and Danny Ritenour.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Jackson Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 251, Mt. Jackson 22842.
Mildred C. Best
Mildred C. Best, 77, of Winchester, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, in a local nursing home.
Miss Best was born June 1, 1923, in Fauquier County, the daughter of Ernest and Grace Dennis Best. She was active in missionary work.
Surviving are a sister, Jacklyn Vincent of Buffalo, N.Y.; and two brothers, Yates Best of Decatur, Ill., and Ralph Best of Marshall.
A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Marshall Cemetery, with the Rev. Eric Farel officiating.
Friends may call anytime Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home.
Kattena M. Lower
Kattena M. Lower, 30, of Valley Mill Road, Winchester, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at her home.
Mrs. Lower was born Aug. 31, 1970, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Vernon C. and Sharon A. Lower. She worked at Northwestern Workshop in Winchester.
She was in the Special Olympics in Loudoun County and Fairfax and participated at Camp Easter Seals.
Surviving are her parents, of Winchester.
A funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Jones Funeral Home, with the Rev. Warren E. Boling officiating.
Memorials may be made to Rose Memorial Fund Inc., 549 Valley Mill Road, Winchester 22601.
Fred “Bobby” Baker, 60, of Winchester, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000, in Potomac Hospital, Woodbridge.
Mr. Baker was born Dec. 9, 1939, in Boyce, the son of Theodore W. and Helen M. Wright Baker Sr. He was a painter.
Surviving are a sister, Frances B. Pfeiffer of Woodbridge; and three brothers, William Baker of Winchester, David D. Baker of Stephens City, and Charley Baker of Lakeland, Fla.
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home, with the Rev. Anthony Wadsworth officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Rilla F. Anderson
Rilla Frances Wilson Anderson, 86, of Winchester, died Sunday, March 25, 2001, in a local nursing home.
Mrs. Anderson was born Oct. 11, 1914, in Berkeley County, W.Va., the daughter of Raymond Furman and Annie Emily Butts Wilson. She was a homemaker and a member of White Hall United Methodist Church.
She married Wilmer Anderson May 1, 1937, in Hagerstown, Md. Mr. Anderson died in 1952.
Surviving are a daughter, Jean A. Lewis of Winchester; two sisters, Garnetta Anderson of Winchester and Delores Brown of Pamplin; and three brothers, Wilford Wilson, Reggie Wilson, and Curtis Wilson, all of Winchester.
A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel, with the Rev. Debbie Powell officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Willie Dawson, Carlton Dyke, Robert Russell, Albert Luttrell, Herbert Taylor, and James Taylor.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Joseph R. Darr
Joseph Raymond Darr, 78, of Sykesville, Md., died Sunday, March 25, 2001, in Northwest Hospital Center, Randallstown, Md.
Mr. Darr was born Dec. 2, 1922, in Winchester, the son of Lloyd Raymond and Cora Alice Eddy Darr.
He worked for 12 years as an independent contractor for Westinghouse and had retired as a quality engineer with the federal government after 32 years.
He was a member of NARFE Chapter 1990. He was a member and trustee of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Sykesville.
He was married to Gloria Clark. His first wife, Elsie McDonald Darr, died in 1987.
Surviving with his wife, are a daughter, Sandra Robey of Reston; three stepsons, Herbert Darr, Gerald Darr, and Jeffrey Darr, all of Winchester; and two step-grandsons.
Twin sons, Robert Darr and Raymond Darr, are deceased.
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Haight Funeral Home, Sykesville, with the Rev. Roland Brown officiating. Burial will be in at 2 p.m. Friday in Mount Hebron Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Raymond R. Headley
Raymond Ray Headley Jr., 72, of 2440 W. 3rd St., Middletown, died Sunday, March 25, 2001, at his home.
Mr. Headley was born Aug. 24, 1928, in Middletown, the son of Raymond Ray and Mamie Legg Headley.
He was a salesman with Kern Motor Co. for 27 years and had retired.
He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Middletown, and a lifetime member of Middletown Hunt Club.
He was married to Jean Miller.
Surviving with his wife are three sons, Edward Miller Headley of Orlando, Fla., Richard Brian Headley of Apex, N.C., and Michael Eugene Headley of Frederick County; a daughter, Cynthia Louise Hoover of Middletown; a sister, Jean H. Keller of Strasburg; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
A graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Shenandoah Memorial Park, with the Rev. David Brosnan and Colman L. Sproles officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Stover Funeral Home, Strasburg.