Edward L. Beightol Jr.
Edward L. Beightol Jr., 66, of 255 Robin Hood Circle, Winchester, died Saturday, July 29, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Beightol was born May 8, 1934, in Cumberland, Md., the son of Edward L. Beightol Sr. and Mabel Louise Smith Beightol. He was the former owner and president of Forecast Furniture Inc., and worked as a salesman at Heilig-Meyers Furniture Co.
He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Middletown.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in pre-med from the University of Maryland. In 1957, he was drafted by the Green Bay Packers.
Surviving with his father, of Winchester, are Wilda Furr, with whom he made his home; three sons, Larry A. Beightol and Lance A. Beightol, both of Richmond, and Edward L. Beightol III of Winchester; three daughters, Bonnie B. Jones of Bluemont, Brenda A. Bowen of Stephenson, and Beth L. Riser of Denver; two sisters, Cheryl E. Baker of Clearbrook and Barbara L. Krampf of Cumberland; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Omps Funeral Home South Chapel, 1260 Front Royal Pike, with the Rev. David R. Brosnan and the Rev. Susan S. Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Terry LaRue, John Copeland, David Green, Bill McCrary, Richard DuVall, Bruce Cartwright, Rick Nelson, and Donald Jones.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 202 N. Washington St., Winchester 22601; or to Grace United Methodist Church, c/o Organ Fund, 7882 Main St., Middletown 22645.
Betty L. Kerns
Betty L. Kerns, 81, formerly of Haines Drive, Winchester, died Friday, July 28, 2000, in a health care facility in Charles Town, W.Va.
Mrs. Kerns was born May 14, 1929, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., the daughter of Walter G. and Laura A. Miller Kerns.
She worked at National Fruit Products Co. for more than 23 years. She was a bus driver for Frederick County and Winchester public schools for many years.
She was a member of First Assembly of God Church and the Salvation Army.
Surviving are a sister, Retha E. Rankins of Berkeley Springs; and many nieces and nephews.
Jones Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
A memorial service for Cali T. Scates, whose obituary was published July 24, 2000, will be at noon Saturday in Agape Church.
Vincent A. Stubinski
Vincent Anthony Stubinski, 74, of Winchester, died July 12, 2000, in Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Stubinski was born Sept. 2, 1925, in Norristown, Pa., the son of William and Victoria Wasnock Sztubinski. He was retired from Alan Wood Steel Co. in Conshohocken, Pa.
He was a Marine Corps veteran of World II and received a Purple Heart and numerous decorations for his service in the Battle of the Bulge.
He was married to Margarett Keckley.
Surviving are a son, Stephen L. Stubinski of Worcester, Pa.; and two sisters, Florence Bender of Florida and Margaret Siwak of New Jersey.
A daughter, Helen Stubinski, is deceased.
A memorial service will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Conshohocken, at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Philadelphia World War II Memorial.
Michael R. Phelps & Associates Funeral Directors is handling arrangements.
Madelyn M. Lord
Madelyn M. “Gram” Lord, 77, of Stephens City, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, in her daughter’s home in Stephens City.
Mrs. Lord was born Aug. 7, 1922, in Norway, Maine, the daughter of Francis and Ruby Swift Carroll. She retired from Kinder Care in Mannassas.
She was a member of the Liberty United Methodist Church in Bealeton.
She was married to William N. Lord Jr., who preceded her in death.
Surviving are three daughters, Denise Salmon of Stephens City, Carol Gregory of Bybee, Tenn., and Nancy “Casey” Buechner of Bealeton; a son, Philip Lord of Walkersville, Md.; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Maddox Funeral Home in Front Royal, with the Rev. Tracy Bair officiating. Burial will be in the Parkland Memorial Cemetery, Rockville, Md.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058-5216, or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester 22601.
Ira G. Link
Ira G. Link, 84, of 253 Broad St., Winchester, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at home.
Mr. Link was born on July 14, 1916, in Rio, W.Va., the son of Lee and Elizabeth Ludwig Link. He was a machinist at Abex Corp., Winchester.
He married Frances V. Link on Oct. 25, 1965, in Hagerstown, Md. She died May 28, 2000.
Surviving are four sons, Tex Link of Strasburg, Carroll Link of High View, W.Va., Willard Link of Winchester, and Ward Link of Capon Springs, W.Va.; a daughter, Shirley Helsley of Strasburg; a brother, Junior L. Link of Winchester; a sister, Myrtle Pace of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Giffin Funeral Home, Capon Bridge, W.Va., with the Rev. Joe Roby officiating. Burial will be in Rio Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Michael Linaburg, Mike Linaburg Jr., Gary Fox, Calvin Fox Jr., Frank Funk Jr., and Bill Puffinburger.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to North River Valley Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 127, Rio, W.Va., 26755 or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester 22601.
Mildred L. Dean
Mildred Lee Dean, 73, of Hagerstown, Md., formerly of Winchester, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000, in Western Maryland Hospital Center, Hagerstown.
Mrs. Dean was born on May 16, 1926, in Winchester, the daughter of Anna Bess McCormick. She worked in food preparation at the Elms Motel.
She was married to Roy E. Dean Sr., who died in 1997.
Surviving are three sons, Ray McCormick of Atlanta, and James Dean and Roy Dean, both of Winchester; a daughter, Wilma Brill of Middletown; six grandchildren; a step-granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home, Winchester. Burial will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends until 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Ray L. Kidwell
Ray Leonard Kidwell, 92, of Rt. 1, Box 161A, Paw Paw, W.Va., died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, in Hampshire Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Kidwell was born Oct. 22, 1907, in Levels, W.Va., the son of Howard A. Kidwell and Cora M. Brelsford Kidwell. He worked for the West Virginia Department of Highways and for 46 years operated a saw mill.
He was a member of Mt. Union Christian Church, Paw Paw, and served on the church’s cemetery association.
He was a member of Modern Woodmen of America.
He married Viola E. Chilcott on Dec. 24, 1931, in Romney, W.Va.
Surviving with his wife are a daughter, Shirley M. Ludwick of Winchester; a son, Franklin Kidwell of Paw Paw; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
A son, Dailey Kidwell, died in 1988.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the McKee Funeral Home Chapel, Augusta, W.Va., with the Rev. Ansel Peer officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Union Cemetery, Paw Paw.
Pallbearers will be Michael Kidwell, Christopher Kidwell, Kelly Kidwell, Franklin Kidwell II, Roland Kidwell, and Shayne Shingleton.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Thomas J. Cessna Jr.
Thomas Joseph Cessna Jr., 30, of Winchester, formerly of Romney, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, in Fairfax Hospital. He was the manager of Record Town in the Apple Blossom Mall.
Mr. Cessna was born Jan. 15, 1970, in Cumberland, Md., the son of Thomas J. Cessna Sr. and Debra Foor Cessna.
He was a 1988 graduate of Hampshire High School.
He is survived by his parents.
A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney, with the Revs. Norman Landis and Steve Landis officiating. Burial will be in Springfield Hill Cemetery, Springfield, W.Va.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.