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201 The Frederick News, April 22, 1963

Services were held today at 2 p.m. for Shirley E. Alger, Jefferson County assessor for 22 years, who died Friday night at Charles Town General Hospital. Born in Lury, Va., February 26, 1903, he was a son of Hubert and Lora Burner Alger, Ranson. Surviving with his parents are his wife, Mrs. Nona Virts Snyder Alger, at home; one son, Shirley Knott Alger, Baltimore, Md.; one stepson, five sisters and seven brothers including Jesse A. Alger, Frederick. 
Shirley Eldon Alger
202 Star Democrat, The (Easton, MD) - Thursday, January 8, 2015
Deceased Name: Shirley K. Alger

ST. MICHAELS - Mr. Shirley Knott Alger died at the Stella Mans Hospice Center on Sunday, January 4, 2015 after a sudden illness. He was born on September 15, 1927 in Charles Town, West Virginia and was the son of Shirley Eldon Alger and Mary "Kenna" Knott Alger Travell.

He graduated from Charles Town High School ('46); enlisted in the Marines and later attended the U.S. Naval Academy. He graduated from Shepherd College with a degree in English. He received his Masters in Public School Administration from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA and was a dissertation shy of his PhD from Cornell University.

Mr. Alger was an officer in the U.S. Navy on active duty and later retired from the Naval Reserves as a Lieutenant Commander. He married Jane Tilghman Howard Alger on March 7, 1953. They eventually settled in Baltimore, MD and Mr. Alger went to work for Social Security as a Systems Analyst, retiring in 1993. He was the administrator of the Knott Nursing Home when his mother became unable to do so for herself. He married Ruth Matthews Eglseder on November 6, 1993.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman, having returned from South Dakota this past October from pheasant hunting. He enjoyed numerous club activities, including having been a Mason and Past Master of his lodge, Mt. Moriah, a member and president for several terms of the St. George's Society, a member of Ducks Unlimited, and the Izaak Walton League. He was a member and past president of the Loch Raven Skeet and Trap Club, He was the winner of the Maryland Skeet Championship.

Mr. Alger was an active member of the Second Presbyterian Church, having served a Deacon, Elder and Treasurer. He was also a member of St. Andrew's Christian Community in Roland Park.

Shirley K. alger Mr. Alger was preceded in death by his parents and first wife of forty years, Jane Howard Alger in 1993. He is survived by his second wife of 21 years, Ruth Matthews Alger, two daughters, Jane D. Jshrnan and her husband, Michael of Shepherdstown, WV; Susan A. Worley and her husband, Lawrence of Perry Hall, MD, his stepsons, Dr. Ludwig J. Eglseder III, John M. Eglseder, Scott W. Eglseder, and Kurt W. Eglseder and their families; his grandson, Gary Pfeffer Jr. of Bel Air, MD, his granddaughter, Heather Ishman Duncan and her husband Michael of Shepherdstown, WV and his great-granddaughter, Lillian Grace Duncan.

Friends may call at the St. Andrews Christian Community, 5802 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210 on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at which time a Memorial Service will be held in the Sanctuary. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to Shepherd University Scholarship Fund. Arrangements by the familyowned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc. 
Shirley Knott Alger
203 Mr. Rodney "Rod" Clark Allder, II, 63 of Frederick, Maryland, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at his home, due to an extended illness.

He was the husband of Linda A. Allder. They celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary on November 23, 2012.

Rod was born April 5, 1949 in Round Hill, Virginia. He was the son of Dorothy Allder of Winchester, VA and the late Rodney Clark Allder.

Mr. Allder attended Loudon Valley High School and was a volunteer Fire Fighter at Hamilton & Round Hill Fire Department in Loudon County, Va. He retired from Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company, after 30 years of service and was a Verizon Pioneer. Rod was an avid golfer and developed many close relationships while working at Glade Valley Golf Club, Beaver Creek Golf Club, and Maple Run Golf Course. He always looked forward to golf trips to Fayetteville, NC and Ocean City, MD. In the late 80's and early 90's he volunteered his services to Walkersville High School Football program by filming all the away and home football games. He could always be counted on to aide/assist in any way he could, be it home improvements, gardening, cutting/splitting fire wood or car maintenance. He especially enjoyed sitting in his recliner watching NASCAR races on television.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons Jason Allder and wife Jennifer Anne and Jeff Allen and wife Brenda Michele, grandchildren Kourtney Nicole Allder, Kyle Allen Allder, Aleah Rose Allder, Lauryn Olivia Allder, Brayton Clark Allder, Cole James Allder, siblings Kevin Allder and wife Patty and Elizabeth Stickman and husband Wayne, Brother-in-law James A. Broadhurst, Jr., sister-in-law Shirley Cady and husband Phillip D. of State College, Pa.. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. He was predeceased by a sister-in-law Deborah J. Hurley.

Service time is pending.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Walkersville High School Football Program, c/o WHS Athletic Boosters, Coach Joe Polce, 81 Frederick Street, Walkersville, MD 21793.

Arrangements by Stauffer Funeral Home P.A. and Stauffer Crematory Inc., Frederick 
Rodney Clark Allder, II
204 The Chariton Leader, December 5, 1961

Ayler J. Allen was born Nov. 24, 1873, the son of Tandy and Joanna Van Nice Allen, on the family farm east of Russell. He passed away at Chariton on Nov. 29, 1961, after a brief illness.

He attended the LaGrange and Russell schools until he was 17 years old, then entered Highland Park college in Des Moines. After two years, he bagan teaching school, first two years at Dickerville country school at a starting salary of $25 per month, then for three terms in Mills county. He returned to college, graduating from Highland Park in August, 1898. He was assistant principal at Fontanelle high school for a year, then returned to farming.

On October 2, 1901, he was married to Mabel Werts, and they celebrated their 60th anniversary this fall. They established their home on his parent's farm. Five children were born of whom Elizabeth, Hubert, Roger and Philip survive, Thurman having died in infancy.

With the exception of ten years on another farm nearer Russell, and two years in Fairfield where he was a partner in a farm supply store, they lived on the home farm which has been in the family since it was homesteaded in 1852, retiring and moving to Russell in 1943.

He was a life-long member of the Presbyterian church, first of the LaGrange Cumberland Presbyterian church, then of the Russell church. He was always an active and devoted member, superintendant of the Sunday school, a teacher for many years, and an elder of the church for more than 50 years.

He is survived by his wife, four children, eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Of his 11 brothers and sisters, only one survives, Charles E. Allen of Portland, Oregon.

Funeral services were held at the Russell United Presbyterian church at 2:00 p.m. on Dec. 1, 1961. The Rev. John A. Orange conducted the service, and burial was in Russell cemetery.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------From the book: The John Jackson and Esther Ann Werts Family History, compiled by Philip W. Allen, 1994

Alymer Jay Allen was the tenth child of Tandy and Joanna Allen. He was born in 1873 on his father s farm in Cedar Township, near LaGrange in Lucas County, Iowa. By the time he was born, his oldest sister, Carrie, was teaching the local one-room rural school. She and sister Gertrude, having attended college, influenced Alymer to obtain an education and he graduated from Highland Park College in Des Moines, Iowa in 1898 with a major in Science. For three years he taught in Iowa schools, serving as principal at Fontanelle High School one year. In 1899 Alymer returned to farm the home place so that his father , Tandy, could retire to Russell.

In October of that year Alymer and Mabel Werts were married. She was born June 7, 1875 at Russell, IA, eleventh child of John Jackson and Esther Ann Werts. Mabel attended rural school at Ragtown and later completed a course at Parsons Conservatory of Music in Fairfield, IA. She was an excellent pianist and taught piano to private pupils in Russell until her marriage on October 2, 1901 in Russell. After their marriage, Aylmer and Mabel stayed on the Allen farm for only a year before purchasing their own farm a mile from Russell on the State Road (US 34) near Russell Corner where they built a new home in 1910. Aylmer specialized in breeding Chester White hogs, selling them as breeding stock over several states. He showed them at county and stated fairs for several years. In 1916 they sold their farm and purchased the Allen family place from his father, moving on it in 1917. The farm house, first constructed by his father in 1868 before Alymer was born, was remolded and enlarged in 1922. Mabel performed the traditional farm homemaker tasks of washing clothing using a washboard; making soap using homemade lye and animal fats; ironing with sad irons; cooking over an iron range fueled with sticks of wood; churning butter; canning vegetables, fruit, and beef; cleaning with dustcloth, mop, broom and beating rugs; sewing her own clothing and mending the family clothing; patching knees and darning socks; and many other tasks. There was rarely time for rest but they found time for music, reading, and occasional games with the children who were always encouraged to learn. Also, every morning before breakfast without fail, regardless of whatever else the day might bring, they gathered the entire family for a few minutes of Bible reading and prayer. These activities and the memory of them have had considerable influence in the later lives of their children.

Alymer studied accounting by correspondence. In 1927, he rented out the farm and moved his family to Fairfield where their oldest son, Hubert, was attending college. Alymer went into partnership with L. H. Alexander operating an agricultural feed and supply business, but the Great Depression soon led him to sell out and he returned to the farm in 1930. The business experience was costly, and with depressed farm income it took more than a decade of hard work to pay all debts. Returning to the farm, Mabel and Alymer worked, scrimped, and sacrificed through the bad years of the 1930s putting their sons through college.

In 1943 the Allens moved to Russell, leaving the farm to an operator on a share basis. However, Alymer never completely severed his attachment to the family farm, spending hours nearly every day of his retired life back there, mending fences, pulling weeds, and otherwise helping to maintain its value. The farm remained in the Allen family until it was sold in 1977, 124 years after it was homesteaded by Tandy Allen in 1853. Five original land certificates, signed by President Franklin Pierce, are still in the possession of the family.

Both Alymer and Mabel were religious people and were active in the Presbyterian Church. He served as Ruling Elder for at least 30 years and as an Iowa delegate to Presbyterian General Assembly at Indianapolis, IN, in 1923.He was on the Session of the Russell Church continuously for more than 25 years. Mabel taught Sunday Scholl and was active in Missionary and Ladies Aid Societies. Alymer also served as Russell Town Clerk in the early 1950

s, helping to bring a water system to the community. For a number of years, he was President of the Lucas County Sunday School Association. In retirement, the Allens lived across the street from the Russell Community School where their sons had attended high school. Alymer died Nov. 29, 1961 at Chariton, and Mabel lived on in poor health in the Willits Home for elderly women in Chariton and in her daughter Elizabeths home in Des Moines until her death Feb. 17, 1973 in her 98th year. Alymer and Mabel are buried, together with many others of both their families, in Russell Cemetery. 
Aylmer Jay Allen
205 Obituary:
Las Vegas Daily Optic, July 11, 1894. Clarence, infant son of Charles
W. Allen, postmaster of Las Vegas, N.M., Lila Allen, his wife, aged four months and twenty-three days, died this morning of cholera infantum. 
Clarence Allen
206 Cloetilla Rogers, 87, of Rinard, IL died at 8:17 AM Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.

She was born March 14, 1921 in Louisville, IL to Hiram Dellas & Itha (Fitzgerald) Allen. She married Roy Rogers on April 21, 1940 in Kentucky.

She was formerly employed at Rinard Grade School, AMF in Olney, International Shoe in Flora, and Four Sisters in Flora and most recently provided in home care. She was a member of Bloom Bapist Church and was a past member of Rinard Home Extension. Cloe enjoyed flowers, flower gardens, quilting and sewing. She made a famous lemon pie that everyone enjoyed but never gave out the recipe.

She is survived by her husband: Roy Rogers; daughter: Shirley Jean Reid & husband Jerry; grandson-in-law: Steve Curry; great-grandson: Justin Curry; brother: Robert Allen; sister: Roberta Allen; several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, a granddaughter (Rhonda Curry), five brothers (Leonard, Lyndell, Lloyd, Ianthus and Levon Allen), three sisters (Delours Greenwood, Cleora Dawkins and Dantzell Foster).

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 AM Friday, May 16, 2008 at Zif Cemetery, Clay City.

Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation.

Frank & Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
Cloetilla Allen
207 Des Moines Register, May 19, 2001

Elizabeth (Allen) Harling, age 98, born 5 Sep 1902 near Russell, Iowa, to Aylmer and Mabel Allen died 15 May 2001 at her home in Des Moines, Iowa. Memorial service to be 2:00 PM Sunday, May 20, at the Central Presbyterian Church in Des MOines. Mortuary is Hamilton Funeral Home. Elizabeth was found unconscious on the floor of her apartment in Heather Manor Retirement Home in Des Moines about 6 AM Monday morning. She had attended church on Mothers day but did not answer phone calls from her sons at 4 and 5 oclock that afternoon. Cat scan showed massive stroke, blood throughout her brain. She had asked that her body be given to Univ of Iowa Medical School, so she was put on life support until her sons could arrive (from N. Car. and Ariz). Bob arrived Tuesday afternoon and had her taken off support. She died a couple of hours later. 
Elizabeth Allen
208 Bakersfield Californian, October 12, 2006

George Q. Allen Aug. 16, 1914 - Oct. 3, 2006 Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis Church, 900 H St., on Friday, October 13, 2006, at 9 a.m., graveside will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. The celebrant will be Father Craig Harrison. George was a resident of Bakersfied for over 60 years. In 1997 he and our mother moved to Fresno, California. He was preceded in death in 2004 by his wife of 68 years, Louise "Elsie" Allen; grandson, David Dutton ( 1996); and infant great-granddaughter, Ashleigh Dutton (1997). He was the loving father of Barbara E. Dutton and husband, Jim, Judy G. Allen, Charlotte A. Curtis and husband, Leonard. He was the grandfather of Richard Allen Dutton and wife, Jenny, Shelly Marquez and husband, Steve, Tammy Turner, Victor Bedrosian and wife, Sophia, Earl Curtis, Jenny Dunning and husband, Brian, Julie Scerra and husband, Dominic. There are 17 great-grandchildren. 
George Q. Allen
209 Obituary, Lincoln Journal, August 29, 1997

Bowden -- Glenna M., 94, Lincoln, died Thursday (8/28/97). Retired teacher, Pekin, Ill. Survivors: daughters, Mary Merri- tt, Lincoln, Betty Sholl, Fairfax, Va.; stepsons, Dr. Wayne Bowden, Diamond Bar, Calif., Paul Merlin, Hesperia, Calif., David Bowden, Tennessee; brothers, Jesse Allen, St. Petersburg, Fla., Jed Allen, Portland, Ore., Carl Allen, Croghan, N.Y., Joe Allen, Lincoln; sisters, brother-in-law, Mary Eunice Rohlfing, Paxton, Ill., Jean and Floyd Birkey, Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchil- dren; seven stepgrandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Howe & Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, Ill. Mt. Zion Cemetery, Shelbyville. Memorials to Greenville College, Greenville, Ill. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St. 
Glenna Marie Allen
210 The Morning Journal, August 24, 2005

ELYRIA -- Hubert W. Allen, 98, of Elyria, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, at Elyria United Methodist Village. He was born Oct. 8, 1906, in Lucas County, Iowa, grew up on a farm and moved to Elyria in 1947 from Illinois. He graduated from Parsons College, received a master's degree in physics at the University of Maine and did postgraduate work in physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Allen was employed in the University of Vermont physics department. During World War II, he taught radio mechanics for the U.S. Air Force at Scott Field Air Force Base in Illinois. In 1947, he moved to Elyria from Belleville, Ill., and was a research physicist engineer at NASA Lewis Research Center until retiring in 1970. He worked on the fuel system for the Mercury Space Program at NASA. He was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ, Elyria, and served on the board of deacons and board of benevolence. He volunteered with the Meals On Wheels program until he was 96 and while living at High Point in the Park in Elyria, he kept the nature trail clear. He enjoyed music, gardening and working on his computer. Survivors include his daughter, Carolyn Dean of Canfield; brother, Philip W. Allen of Las Vegas, Nev.; and seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian B., in 1994; son, Steven R. Allen, in 2001; sister, Elizabeth Harling; and brother, Roger Allen. Friends may call Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m., at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Ave., Elyria, where services will be Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Benjamin Griffin and the Rev. Beth McKee will officiate. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery, Carlisle Township. Memorial contributions may be made to First Congregational United Church of Christ, 330 Third St., Elyria, OH 44035. 
Hubert Werts Allen
211 Lucy M. Barnes lived in Sonora three years after moving here from Southern California.
She worked 27 years as a secretary for Los Angeles Unified School District.
Mrs. Barnes was a lifelong member of the Church of the Nazarene. She loved to knit, sew, crochet, play guitar and sing. She also enjoyed the outdoors and camping.
Mrs. Barnes is survived by two sons, John Barnes and Bill Barnes, both of Sonora; 12 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ellaura Zulyevic, in 1991. 
Lucy M. Allen
212 Hometown Journal

L. Ianthus Allen, of Louisville, IL, died January 7, 2006, at flora Pavilion Nursing Center.

Mr. Allen was born June 3, 1925 in Louisville, the son of H. D. and Itha Fitzgerald Allen. He married Edith May Brooks May 7, 1961 in Sailor Springs and she preceded him in death on March 17, 1989.

He was an area farmer, and a member of Bethel Christian Church and Illinois Farm bureau.

Survivors include a son, Lyle I. Allen II of Louisville; two brothers, Robert and V. L. "Friday" Allen; two sisters Cloetilla Rogers and Roberta Allen; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife; three brothers, Lindel, Leonard, and Lloyd Allen; three sisters Cleora Dawkins, Deloris Greenwood, and Dantzel Foster.

Private graveside services were held at Christian Home Cemetery in rural Louisville.

Frank and Bright Funeral Home was in charge.

Memorials to Clay County Cancer Support Group or Bethel Christian Church. 
Lyle Ianthus Allen
213 Casey County News, September 21, 2010

Millard L. Allen of Liberty died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at the Casey County Hospital. He was 90.

Born in Casey County on May 15, 1920, he was the son of the late Elish and Josie Allen.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, retired from Columbia Gulf, and a member of the Liberty Volunteer Fire Department and Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Alene Ewing Allen; four daughters, Carolyn (and Ralph) Kearney of Cox Creek, Wanda VanWeelden of Ohio, Jeanie (and David) Allen of Liberty and Dottie (and Gerald) Wethington of Liberty; two sons, Jerry (and Shellie) Allen and Terry (and Vickie) Allen, both of Liberty; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; and many friends.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a grandchild.

Funeral service was Sept. 18 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church by Rev. Patrick Dolan. Burial was at St. Bernard Cemetery with military honors by the Casey County Funeral Squad.

Pallbearers were Jerry and Terry Allen, Tyler Allen, Tom Franklin, and Randy and Roger Kearney.

Honorary pallbearers were Gerald Wethington, Doug Hicks, Tony Franklin, James Kearney, William Shoopman, Mark Wesley and Tommy Weddle. 
Millard L. Allen
214 Obituary, Canton Repository, October 6, 1904
Mucy Allen
215 The News Gazette, February 11, 1974

Gassville, Ark - Othel A Allen, 72, Gassville, Ark., formerly of Champaign, died about 8:30 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 9, 1974) at Mountain Home, Ark.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mittendorf Chapel, Champaign, with Floyd Kelly officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr Allen was born July 18, 1901 at Louisville, Ill., a son of Archibald J. and Elizabeth Sutton Allen. He married Velma C. Wilson, Sept. 15, 1923, at Clinton. She died Dec. 14, 1951. He married Daisydene Underwood April 11, 1953 at Findlay. She survives.

Survivors also include a son, Wendell, 1106 W Washington, C; a daughter Mrs. Rose E. Warner, Mahomet; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and a brother, Frank, Salem.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and two sister.

He had been a general contractor in the Champaign-Urbana area before his retirement. He lived in the area for 38 years before moving to Arkansas in November, 1972. He belonged to Carpenters Local 44 and built the West Side Church of Christ, 1501 W. Park, C., where he was a member. 
Othel Archibald Allen

Philip Wymer Allen, age 96, a long-time resident of Las Vegas, passed away June 27, 2015, in Pleasant Hill, Calif. He was born Aug. 3, 1918, at a farm near Russell, Iowa, the son of Alymer and Mabel Werts Allen. He graduated in 1940 from Parsons College, undertaking graduate studies in physics at Iowa State College and in meteorology at University of Chicago and UCLA. During World War II, he served as a major in the U.S. Army Air Corps, both teaching meteorology to officers and service in Italy. In May 1946, he married Jean Luers Ford in Des Moines, Iowa, and they moved to a new home in Queens Village, New York City. He forecasted weather at LaGuardia Airport for transatlantic aviation for three years then transferred to Washington, D.C., where he supervised atmospheric research for the detection of foreign nuclear explosions, detecting the first USSR nuclear test in August 1949. He became supervising meteorologist at the National Meteorological Center in Washington, D.C. for three years before being assigned to the Nevada Test Site. As head of the Weather and Fallout Prediction Unit from 1956 to 1972, he provided weather and fallout predictions for nuclear tests in Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Mississippi, and Alaska. In 1972, he transferred to St. Louis, where he organized and directed the Environmental Protection Agency's Regional Air Pollution Study until 1974. Philip worked as a meteorological consultant for the next 10 years, lecturing at various tertiary institutions and for government agencies. Philip was an elder in the Presbyterian church and, with his wife, Jean, served for several years on the boards and as skipper of the Presbyterian Mariners, a couples' social organization of their church. He volunteered for the Clark County Health District Hospice and at the newly established National Atomic Testing Museum. In his later years, he researched and wrote extensively about family history. His autobiography is on file at the UNLV Oral History Department and in the Clark County Library. His wife, of 67 years, preceded him in death June 12, 2013. Following her death, Philip moved to Pleasant Hill to be nearer to his son. The last of 70 older first cousins and four siblings, Philip is survived by his son, Douglas of Orinda, Calif.; daughter, Deborah Eagles of Adelaide, South Australia; five grandchildren, Corinne, Peter, Ruth, Elizabeth and Miriam; and nine great grandchildren. Inurnment of ashes will be conducted privately at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive in Boulder City. 
Philip Wymer Allen
217 Effingham Daily News

Robert L. Allen Sr., 80, of Iola died at 11:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Mr. Allen was born June 7, 1928, in rural Louisville, the son of Hiram Dellace and Itha (Fitzgerald) Allen. He married Jacqueline Herrick Feb. 14, 1954, in Iola, and she preceded him in death Sept. 19, 1998. He later married Deloris (Hirtzel) Hoeffliger Oct. 7, 2000, in Watson.

Mr. Allen was a farmer and Korean War veteran. He was a member of Watson Baptist Church, where he served on various church committees, including the finance committee. Mr. Allen was a 20-plus-year member of Clay County Board, serving 18 years as chairman, and was past member and chief of Iola Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of Clay County Housing Authority, Clay County Hospital board and Edgewood American Legion.

Robert enjoyed quail hunting, picking blackberries, hunting mushrooms and after his retirement, growing strawberries.

Survivors include his wife; daughter, Denise Hall; son, R. Lee Allen; grandson, Harris Allen; stepchildren; twin sister, Roberta Allen; five stepgrandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Jacqueline; five brothers, Lyndell, Lloyd, Leonard, Ianthus and Friday; four sisters, Cleora Dawkins, Clotilla Rogers, Delores Greenwood and Dantzell Foster; and stepdaughter, Deana Rodewald.

The funeral was held at Frank and Bright Funeral Home, Flora, with the Rev. Kent Robinson officiating.

Burial with military honors was in Iola Cemetery.

Memorials to Watson Baptist Church Building Fund or the American Cancer Society. 
Robert L. Allen, Sr.
218 Roberta Lynell Allen, 80, of Louisville died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Flora Healthcare Center.

Miss Allen was born June 7, 1928, in Clay County, the daughter of Hiram Dellace and Itha (Fitzgerald) Allen.

She was a former worker at International Shoe Factory, Flora, and a member of Wabash Baptist Church, Louisville.

Survivors include her brother-in-law, Leland Roy Rogers; sister-in-law, Deloros Allen; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; special friend, Leo Dios Frost; brothers, David Lyndell Allen, Alvin Leonard Allen, Lloyd Archibald Allen, Lyle Ianthus Allen, Varlon LaVon "Friday" Allen, Robert Lee Allen (her twin); and sisters, Cleora Dawkins, Delorus Greenwood, Dantzell Foster and Clotille Rogers.

The funeral was held at Neal Funeral Home, Louisville, with Brother Carroll Ross officiating.

Burial was in Moore Cemetery, rural Louisville. home.

Memorials may be made to Clay County Hospice. 
Roberta Lynell Allen
219 Greenville News, February 26, 2002

Roger Aylmer Allen died in Greenville, S.C., early Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at the age of 89. Born April 16, 1912, near Russell, Iowa, he was the son of Aylmer and Mabel (Werts) Allen. His wife of 61 years, Margueritte (Augustine), preceded him in death in August 1995. He is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Langston, of Pawleys Island, S.C.; a son, Frederick Roger Allen, of Raleigh, N.C.; brothers, Hubert of Elyria, Ohio, and Phillip of Las Vegas, Nev.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday at Westminster Presbyterian Church of Greenville. Graveside services will be Thursday at Lewinsville Presbyterian Church in McLean, Va., near where the family had lived for 45 years. With an M.S. degree in physics from the University of Maine and additional postgraduate work, and teaching at Pennsylvania State College and MIT, Mr. Allen was a research meteorologist at the headquarters of the U.S. Weather Bureau, mostly in Washington, D.C., for 34 years. He provided weather studies and reports to the Pentagon during World War II, including overseeing the preparation and publication of several decades of historical weather data for the Northern Hemisphere. He published in professional journals and books many of his own scientific studies of long- and short-range weather forecasting technology. He advised weather forecasters nationwide on improved prediction methods. He was awarded the U.S. Department of Commerce Silver Medal for his work on statistical weather prediction and in promoting probability forecasting. He was an active member of the American Meteorological Society and had been chairman of the D.C. Chapter. Roger was always active in the education of his children, including the PTA and committees, and in the Presbyterian Church, where he directed and sang in choirs, and was an ordained elder. In the 1950s, he began a hobby of tape-recording classical music and built a reputation in the Washington area for very high quality recordings of choral, organ and orchestral music, including performances at Kennedy Center and Washington National Cathedral. After retirement in 1970, he and Margueritte operated their own recording business and for several years exclusively recorded concerts of the Washington Bach Consort, including a concert tour of Europe. They moved in 1985 to Swansgate in Greenville, joining Westminster Presbyterian Church, for which he designed and installed the church's sound system. They also provided support for SSSH, a group for the hard-of-hearing, for which they received national recognition. Wednesday, the family will receive friends in the Church Lounge after the service. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be sent to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2310 Augusta Road, Greenville, SC 29605. - The Mackey Mortuary, Century Drive. 
Roger Aylmer Allen
220 News Gazette, October 23, 2008

Rose Elaine Warner, 84, passed away at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, October 21, 2008, at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Champaign Co., Illinois.

Mrs. Warner was born on October. 11, 1924, in Decatur, Macon Co., Illinois. She was the daughter of Othel A. and Velma C. Wilson Allen. She married Flavel Warner on October 4, 1942, in Monroe, Missouri. He preceded her in death on February 24, 1997.

She is survived by three sons, Lowell E. Warner, David A. (Edwina) Warner and Kevin P. Warner, one daughter, Jean A. Holliday, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one brother, Wendell (Lois J.) Allen.

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Mrs. Warner was a staff secretary for McKinley Health Services from 1967 to 1982. She was a member of the Philo Road Church of Christ, an avid reader and enjoyed working Crossword and Word Find puzzles. 
Rose Elaine Allen
221 Richmond Times Dispatch, February 17, 1924

A telegram was received Friday night by Frederick S. Valentine from Mrs. Nell S. Skinker, of Los Angeles, Cal., announcing the death there of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Rose Allen Skinker, of this city. Mrs. Skinker was the widow of Major Charles R. Skinker, a prominent citizen and well-known Confederate soldier.

She was born at the old Allen mansion, Twelfth and Broad Streets, January 13, 1845, and was the daughter of the late Joseph Allen, for many years clerk of the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, and his wife, Mary Ann Stetson. Mrs. Skinker was one of the founders, and for many years one of the board of managers of the Retreat for the Sick. She was also for many years a member of the Hollywood Memorial Association, and was identified with much charitable and religious work of this city.

She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Frederick S. Valentine, and her grandchildren, Mrs. Thomas W. Ellett, Frederick S. Valentine, Jr., Charles Skinker Valentine, of this city, and Rose L. Skinker, of Los Angeles, and her sister, Mrs. Florence L. Wheat, of Berryville, Clarke County.
Rose Lesslie Allen
222 The Nelson Gazette, Thursday, August 17, 1939

Taylor Allen, son of Job and Mary Allen, was born in Logan county (sic), Illinois, October 9, 1867, and departed this life August 8, 1939, at Sheridan, Wyoming at the age of 71 years, 9 months and 29 days.

He came to Nebraska with his parents in 1872, they locating one mile south of the present town of Oak. He grew to manhood on the farm and on June 19, 1900, was united in marriage to Minnie Joy of this place who preceded him in death September 27, 1900. He was united in marriage to Ida May Davis December 21, 1904, and they resided in Oak and vicinity until 1913, when they moved to Sheridan, Wyo. She preceded him in death May 30, 1919. He resided in Sheridan and vicinity until his death.

He leaves to mourn his departure six sisters and one brother, one brother, Job, having died in infancy. The survivors are: Mrs. Eliza Ellsworth, North Platte; Samuel Allen, Mrs. Annie Cox and Mrs. Addie Dudley of Sheridan, Wyo.; Mrs Minnie Washington, Oak; Mrs. Grace Neer, Neodesha, Kansas; and Mrs. Ollie Taylor of Starbuck, Washington; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 3:30 at the Methodist church (sic) in Oak, Rev. V.R. Daniels officiating. Interment was made in Oak cemetery (sic). The pall bearers were Gene and Ralph Follmer, Ray and Jim Moore, John Scroggin and Mike Buresh.
Taylor Allen
223 Hays Daily News, The (KS) - January 3, 2008

Deceased Name: Thelma L. Wertz

Thelma L. Wertz, 96, Quinter, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care, WaKeeney.
She was born Feb. 25, 1911, in Quinter to Perry and Piner (Ely) Allen. She was a 1931 graduate of Quinter High School and received a teaching certificate.
She married Howard L. Wertz on Sept. 27, 1936. He preceded her in death June 7, 1995.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Judy Berg, WaKeeney, and Kathy Bugbee, Louisburg; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Wertz, and a grandson.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Brethren, Quinter; burial in Baker Township Cemetery, Quinter.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Schmitt Funeral Home, Quinter.
Memorials are suggested to Gove County Medical Center Long Term Care or Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care in care of the funeral home. 
Thelma Lucrecia Allen
224 Jul 17, 1963

The Courier Journal, March 26, 2006

HEADDEN TRACI A., 42, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2006. She was preceded in death by her father, Jesse Albert Allen; and her sister, Teri Faye Allen. She is survived by her husband, James E. Headden; her mother, Beverly Allen; one sister, Cheryl Kuprion (Joe); one son, Joshua Headden; two daughters, Rhonda Stratton (Clinton) and Kimberly Hennessy (Paul); four grandchildren, Danielle, Clinton Jr., Meghan and Kelsey; her beloved Gizmo and Rambo; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, 7710 Dixie Highway. Burial will follow in the Bethany Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon -8 p.m. on Monday, and from 10 a.m. until services on Tuesday. Because of Traci's generosity, she donated her vital organs to the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to KODA, WHAS Crusade for Children or the St. Judes Childrens foundation. 
Traci Annette Allen
225 Hometown Journal

Friday Allen, 75, of Louisville, died April 11, 2006, at his home.

Mr. Allen was born Jan. 21, 1931 in Clay County, the son of Hairm Dallas and itha Fitzgerald Allen. He married Betty Jane Allen Feb. 25, 1950 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 16, 2002.

He was a farmer and driver for Kincaid Oil in Louisville. He was a member of the Louisville Christian Church.

Survivors include two sons, Ron and Dennis Allen; a brother, Robert Allen; two sisters, Roberta Allen and Cloetilla Rogers; four grandchildren; one step-grandchild and six great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents and wife.

Funeral services were held at Neal Funeral Home in Louisville with burial in Moore's Cemetery (Christian Home).

Memorials to Louisville Christian Church. 
Varlen L. Allen
226 Clarence Ray Alloway infant son of Mr. James & Mrs. J. L. Alloway was born in Burwell, Nebraska, August 12, 1927, and departed this life September 29, 1927, at the age of six weeks six days.

He was a bright an promising child and was already a member of the Cradle Roll, of the Methodist Sunday School. He was sick only 24 hours, so he did not have to suffer long.

The funeral was conducted by Rev. W. W. Gettys, Pastor of the M. E. Church, from the parents home Friday, afternoon September 30, 1927. Burial was made in the Cottonwood Cemetery, Burwell, Nebraska. 
Clarence Ray Alloway
227 Grand Island Independent, January 8, 2006

Norval Dean Alloway, 74, formerly of Burwell, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006, at the Grand Island Veterans Home.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hitchcock Funeral Home in Burwell. The Rev. Rolly Salts will officiate. Burial of the cremains will be in Cottonwood Cemetery in Burwell.

Mr. Alloway was born Nov. 29, 1931, in Burwell to James and Flora (McGill) Alloway.

Survivors of the immediate family include a brother and sister-in-law, Lyle and Ruth Alloway of Burwell, and a sister, Margaret Ardath Kusek of Burwell. 
Norval Dean Alloway
228 Fayetteville Observer Times, March 30, 1989

Mrs. Myrtle F. Mullins, 78, of 1429 Paisley Ave., Fayetteville, died Wednesday.
Graveside services will be conducted Friday at 10 a.m. at Cumberland Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Joe Gerald, directed by Reeves Funeral Home.

Surviving are her son William Mullins of Fayetteville; sister Gertie Abbott of Harlan, Ky.; and four grandchildren. 
Myrtle Florabelle Allred
229 Obituary from the Loudoun-Times Mirror:

Royal Burton Allyn, 51, a former U.S. Navy employee and resident of Purcellville, died Aug. 25 in Loudoun Memorial Hospital after a long illness.

Mr. Allyn was a budget analyst with U.S. Navy Communications and had finished 30 years of government service when he retired two and a half years ago because of ill health.

A native of Oswego, N.Y., he was a veteran of World War II, having served with Gen. George Patton's Third Army in the Battle of the Bulge in Germany.

He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Veterans of Foreign War Pos 1177 of Leesburg, American Legion Post 293 of which he was a past commander, the Forty and Eight fraternal organization, and the Izaak Walton League.

Mr. Allyn was the son of Mrs. Hazel Trenary Allyn of Purcellville and of the late Royal B. Allyn.

Surviving with his mother are his wife, Celeste Fields Allyn, and a son, Royal B. Allyn Jr. who is with the U.S. Navy in Virginia Beach.

The Rev. Lupton T. Simpson of North Fork conducted the service Aug. 27 at the Hall Funeral Home in Purcellville.

Interment was in Hillsboro Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Charles Buxton, Charles Newlin, Shirley Trussel, George J. Legner, Joseph K. Weakley, and John Haske. 
Royal Burton Allyn
230 Margaret Virginia Alsop Hackley, age 88, of Luray, Va. died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Hackley was born Sept. 23, 1915, in Prospect, Va., and was the daughter of the late Joseph French Alsop and Margaret Crawley Alsop. She was a homemaker.

On March 15, 1942, she married Alexander Erwin Hackley, who preceded her in death March 18, 1995.

She is survived by a son, Frederick Erwin Hackley of Baton Rouge, La., two daughter, Margaret K. Hackley of Princeton, Ill. and Joyce A. Fiusto of Edinburg and seven grandchildren, Mary Hackley of New Hanes Myers of Louisana, Charles Carmen and Carl Carmen both of Illinois, Lou Giusto and Ian Giusto both of Georgia and Nick Giusto of Virginia.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Alsop Hackley.

Burial at Beahm's Chapel Cemetery in Luray. 
Margaret Virginia Alsop
231 Roanoke Times, The (VA) - Monday, May 30, 2011

Idamae Altfather Powell (Lt. Col. USAF, Retd), 85, of Roanoke, died Saturday, May 28, 2011. She was a 1942 graduate of Caroline High School, a 1946 graduate of Delaware Hospital School of Nursing, and attended Troy State in Alabama for 2 years. From 1946 to 1956, she traveled as a Registered Nurse in the Epidemic Polio Program with the American Red Cross and the March of Dimes. She was in the United States Air Force from October 1956 until October 1976, with 6 years in foreign service. She was a world traveler, walked and hiked part of the Appalachian Trail and collected dolls. she was also a charter member of the Women's Memorial in Washington, DC. She was predeceased by her parents, Malissa and John Altfather, three brothers, Nevil, Harry, and Harold Altfather, and two sisters, Ruth A. Gibson and Malinda Altfather. Surviving is her husband of 39 years, Robert L. Powell; several nieces and nephews; five stepchildren; and several stepgrandchildren; and stepgreat-grandchildren; one sister, Catherine A. Trice; and a brother, Kenneth W. Altfather. A private service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Oakey's South chapel, 540-989-3131. 
Idamae Altfather
232 Virginian-Pilot, The (Norfolk, VA) - Sunday, September 20, 2009

VIRGINIA BEACH - Irene A. Korte passed away peacefully Sept. 17, 2009, surrounded by her loving family. She was 89. A native of New Haven, Mo., she grew up dreaming of becoming a music teacher, being a piano soloist with a symphony orchestra, and marrying Don Korte, the love of her life, whom she met at age 3. She achieved all of her dreams.
She graduated from Lindenwood College for Women with a bachelor's of music degree, and received a master's of education from The College of William and Mary. She also studied piano, organ and voice.

Mrs. Korte touched many lives, teaching music for 31 years at Alanton, John B. Dey and Oceana elementary schools in Virginia Beach, retiring in 1983. She also taught classes for The College of William and Mary and Old Dominion University. In addition to being a dedicated educator, she was also a talented vocalist and musician. Among her many accomplishments, she appeared with the Norfolk Symphony as one of two piano soloists at the first Pops concert in 1953.

She wed Don Korte in 1945 and enjoyed 63 happy, wonderful years of marriage to him.
A resident of Virginia Beach's Alanton neighborhood for nearly 50 years, Mrs. Korte was very active in her community. She was a member of and held offices in many organizations including the North Alanton Civic League, Princess Anne Woman's Club, Scherzo Music Club, and Virginia Federation of Music clubs. She was also active at First Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach, where she was organist and choir director for many years.
A proud, devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Mrs. Korte was preceded in death by her loving husband, Don, and grandson, Jack Korte. She is survived by her four children and their spouses, Don W. Korte Jr. and wife Mary of Mequon, Wis., Martha Korte Brantley and husband Allen, George F. Korte and wife Holly, John J. Korte and wife Judy, all of Virginia Beach; grandchildren, Don W. Korte III of West Allis, Wis., Christine Brantley, Kyle Korte and wife Mollie, Kurt Korte, Kendall Korte, Ben Korte and Elizabeth Korte; and great- granddaughter, Lindsey Brantley, all of Virginia Beach.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at First Presbyterian Church, Virginia Beach, followed by a reception at the church and private burial.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Korte Family Scholarship, c/o Virginia Beach Education Foundation, 2512 George Mason Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23456. Condolences may be offered to the family at 
Irene Altheide
233 Roanoke Times, May 16, 2013

Violet Altice Light, 91, of Roanoke passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2013. She was a member of Shenandoah Baptist Church.

Violet was a LPN and worked until she was 85. She started working at the Nursery at Roanoke Memorial Hospital and worked at Catawba Hospital, the City Nursing Home and retired from the Roanoke Methodist Home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman C. Light; parents, Gracie and Pete Altice; five brothers and two sisters.

Violet is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda and Lawrence Hinchee, Joyce and Joe Davis, Janice and Don Pinkard; seven grandchildren, Beverly, Sherry, Barry, Amy, Heidi, Derek, Brandon; fifteen great-grandchildren, Justin, Holly, Claire, Rachel, Jack, Mychel, Myles, Mason, Kelsey, Ady, Jude, Benjamin, Riley, Hunter, Marley; one great-great grandchildren, Dillon.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Oakey's North Chapel with Rev. Robert Alderman officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. 
Violet Elizabeth Altice
234 Brand Ida May. 96, of Angola, died July 3, 2009 at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Angola. She was a member of the Quincy, Mich. OES. She was born Nov. 3, 1912 in Ligonier to Alonzo and Grace (Wenner) Altimus. She married Kenneth Brand on Nov. 14, 1931. He died April 29, 1988. Surviving are a son, Richard Brand of Greenbush, Mich. a daughter and son-in-law, Janis and Ronald Funnell of Angola; and a sister, Virginia Smith of Sturgis, Mich. She was also preceded in death by a brother and 3 sisters. Services Tuesday at Weicht Funeral Home, Angola. Burial, Woodland Cemetery, Wolcottville. Ida May Altimus
235 THELMA J. BRAND?tab??tab?
1907 - 2006
*THELMA J. BRAND* age 99 of Sturgis Michigan died Friday May 26, 2006 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis.

She was born January 4, 1907 in LaGrange County, Indiana a daughter to the late Alonzo & Grace (Wenner) Altimus.

Thelma had resided in the Sturgis area since 1944 coming from Wolcottville, Indiana where she and her husband had owned and operated a restaurant.

Following many years of employment Thelma retired from the Kirsch Company in Sturgis. On October 27, 1927 she married William Arthur Brand in Wolcottville, Indiana. He died April 25, 1964.

Thelma enjoyed flowers especially roses, sewing and jigsaw puzzles.

She is survived by 1 Daughter, Phyllis Harmon of Sturgis, 1 Daughter-In-Law, Nancy Brand of Sturgis, 4 Grandchildren, Michael & Sheri Harmon of Elizabethtown, KY, Linda & Ed Taylor of Sturgis, Jean & Dan Barnell of Sturgis and William Brand of Sturgis, 7 Great Grandchildren, 4 Great Great Grandchildren, 2 Sisters, Virginia Smith of Topeka, IN and Ida May Brand of Angola, IN and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, 1 Son, Robert Brand, 1 brother, Willie Altimus and 2 sisters, Marjorie Kaiser and Mildred Ross and 1 great great grandson preceded her in death.

The family will receive friends from 3:00-6:00 P.M. Tuesday at the *Rosenberg-Schipper Funeral Home* of Sturgis. Funeral services celebrating the life of Thelma Brand will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Chris Knight of the Sturgis Missionary Church will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.

The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Brand's memory consider the American Cancer Society. 
Thelma J. Altimus
236 South Bend Tribune (IN) - Friday, July 3, 1998
Deceased Name: Willie T. Altimus
June 4, 1905-July 2, 1998
KENDALLVILLE--Willie T. Altimus, 93, of 1802 Dowling St., formerly of Wolcottville, died Thursday in McCray Hospital. Survivors include four sisters, Thelma Brand of Sturgis, Mildred Ross of Dayton, Ohio, Ida May Brand of Angola, Ind., and Virginia Smith of Topeka. Services will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday in Frurip-May Funeral Home, LaGrange, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday, and a Masonic service will be held at 5 p.m. 
Willie T. Altimus
237 State, Columbia, South Carolina, December 26, 1972

Newberry - Dr. John A. Aman, 73, retired Newberry College professor, died in his home Monday.

Dr. Aman was born in Hyattsville, Md., a son of the late Frank Andrew and Ester Grubb Aman. He was educated in Maryland and District of Columbia public schools and graduated from George Washington University, receiving his Ph. D. in 1935 and his B. D. degree from the Lutheran theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pa.

He was head professor of economics and business administration at Newberry College prior to his retirement in 1968. He was a lieutenant colonel in the U. S. Army during World War II, serving as chaplain.

Surviving is a brother, Walter F. Aman of Hollidaysburg, pa.

Services will be at 3 p.m Tuesday in Whitaker Funeral Home with burial in Newberry Memorial Gardens.

Dr. John Andrew Aman
238 Herald Mail, February 28, 2007

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Donna Jean Wolford, 79, of Martinsburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, at City Hospital. Born Nov. 24, 1927, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late George O. Ambrose and Mary Jane Frederick Ambrose. She was a 1947 graduate of Berkeley Springs High School. She retired in 1961 from Old National Bank. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, where she was a member and secretary of the Fidelis Class. She was a volunteer of Meals on Wheels, leader of Shawnee Girl Scout Council, a Girl Scout leader trainer, a member of Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 77 of Berkeley Springs and a volunteer of Berkeley Senior Services, among other organizations. She was awarded the Governor's Award for Volunteering in 2001 and 2002, and had been elected Volunteer of the Year. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Theo W. "Ted" Wolford; one daughter, Kathy McIntyre of Martinsburg; one sister, Mary V. Michael of Martinsburg; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four sisters, Ruth Lindsey, Betty Graham, Eleanor Fellers and Anna Blondel; and seven brothers, James Ambrose, Edward Ambrose, Robert Ambrose, Kenneth Ambrose, Fred Ambrose, Richard Ambrose and William Ambrose. Services will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church. The Rev. Al Clipp will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.
Donna Jean Ambrose
239 Frederick News Post, October 22, 2010

Mrs. Lauretta Pearl Nutter, 90, of Knoxville, passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at Citizens Nursing Home.

Pearl was the wife of the late Luther Nutter and the late Walton "Pete" Gosnell.

Born Nov. 13, 1919, she was the daughter of the late George and Lena Ambrose.

Pearl was an active member of New Hope United Methodist Church, formerly the New York Hill United Methodist Church in Brunswick.

She enjoyed gardening, Sunday dinners and anything that involved her 16 great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter, Lauretta Kay Tucker and husband, Jerome William; stepchildren, Bob Nutter and wife, Peg, Luther Nutter Jr. and wife, SukCha, Sandra Dean and husband, Don, and Brenda Smith and husband, Jim; a grandson, Keith Tucker and wife, Amy; a granddaughter, Leah Price and husband, Mike; stepgrandchildren, Aaron Nutter and wife, Christina, Robbie Nutter and wife, Audrey, Lea Sue McGill and husband, Dave, Tina Lee Conner and husband, Jamie, Linda Bowman and Brenda Bowman; her great-grandchildren, Noah and Nicholas Tucker, and Brooke and Blaine Price; and stepgreat-grandchildren, Destiny, Ember, Cayden, Lucas, Kylie, Peyton, Avery, Brayden, Sabrina, Regina, Safire and Aiden.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dixie Jarrett; and her six brothers and sisters. She will also be warmly remembered by several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at New Hope United Methodist Church, 7 S. Maryland Ave., Brunswick. Pastor Katie Bishop and the Rev. Noni Sigler will officiate.

Interment will be in Park Heights Cemetery, Bruns-wick.

Memorial contribution may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, 7 S. Maryland Ave., Brunswick, MD 21716. 
Lauretta Pearl Ambrose
240 Frederick Post, May 7, 1993

Mr. Raymond Nelson Ambrose, 77, of 806 Knoxville Road, Knoxville, died Thursday, May 6, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born June 25, 1915, in Great Capon, W. Va., he was a son of the late Samuel and Annie Allmong Ambrose. He was a retired supervisor at Dulles Airport. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church, Brunswick. He was also a member of the Steadman-Keenan Post 96, American Legion, Brunswick; the Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell Basha of China-Burma India Veterans Association; ant the China Burma India National Association. He was an active baseball player in Frederick County, Morgan County, W. Va., and Loudoun County, Va. Details appeared in "Ripley's Believe it or Not." Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Gosnell Ambrose, at home; one son, William Nelson Ambrose, at home; one daughter, Iris Jean Johnson of Hagerstown; two sisters, Willa Hanlon and Anna Lee Roley, both of Berkley Springs, W. Va; and one granddaughter. 
Raymond Nelson Ambrose
241 Frederick Post, March 24, 1951

Two Brunswick airmen are aboard a C-124 Air Force transport plane missing on a flight from Maine to England, the Strategic Air Command Headquarters in Omaha, Neb., informed their parents Friday evening.

Among the 53 persons aboard the transport are: Sgt. George W. Ambrose, Jr., 21 son of George W. and Laura Ambrose of 501 Ninth Avenue, Brunswick.

Cpl. Sterling L. Ambrose, 19, son of Mrs. Rosie Ambrose Weller, of 115 Ninth Avenue, Brunswick.

Sgt. Ambrose, better known as "Bunky" has been in the Army Air Forces about two years. He was stationed in New Mexico, Texas and Mississippi before being assigned to the C-124 that left Limestone, Maine on Thursday for Mildenhall Air Base in Suffolk, England. Its radio was last heard about 1 o'clock Friday morning 800 miles southwest of Ireland.

Cpl Ambrose has been in the service since his graduation from Brunswick High School in 1948. He is a stepson of William Weller, Brunswick radio shop proprietor.

George Ambrose was a member of the 1947 Brunswick High School graduation class.

Families of the two service men were notified between 4 and 5 o'clock Friday afternoon.

Body was never recovered. A memory marker was placed in the cemetery. 
Sterling Lee Own Ambrose, Jr.
242 Frederick Post, August 30, 1940

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR WRECK VICTIM ? Rites for Stirling L. Ambrose, Brunswick Railroad Brakeman, Largely Attended -- Funeral services for Stirling L. Ambrose, Brunswick railroad brakeman, who was killed in a freight wreck near Sykesville Sunday night, were held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at New York Hill Methodist church, conducted by Rev. J.W. Webb, pastor. The Brunswick Aerie Fraternal order of Eagles conducted ritualistic services at the grave and provided the pallbearers, William Haller, Ralph Thomas, Harry Hill, Wade Spring, James Painter, Raymond Frock. The services were largely attended and there were many floral offerings. Interment Park Heights cemetery. C.H. Feete and Son, funeral directors. 
Stirling Lee Owen Ambrose, Sr.
243 Frederick Post, November 2, 1996

Mr. William "Butch" Nelson Ambrose, 47, of 806 Knoxville Rd., Knoxville, died Friday, Nov. 1, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born Feb. 7, 1949, in Frederick, he was a son of Evelyn Gosnell Ambrose and the late Raymond Nelson Ambrose. Surviving in addition to his mother are a stepsister, Iris Jean Johnson of Hagerstown; an aunt and uncle, Tootie and Howard Gosnell of Lovettsville, VA. Interment was in the Reformed Cemetery, Knoxville. 
William Nelson Ambrose
244 Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, PA) - Tuesday, October 31, 1995


Paul R. Ament, 83, of 1037 Letort Road, Creswell, died unexpectedly Sunday evening at home. He was under the care of a doctor.

A lifelong resident of Manor Township, he was the husband of Mildred K. Senft Ament. They observed their 61st anniversary on April 22.

A welder, machinist and fabricator, he worked for Turkey Hill Dairy Inc., Conestoga, for 25 years before retiring in 1978.

He was a member of Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, Creswell, and a council member of the board of LeTourneau College, Longview, Texas.

Born in Manor Township, he was a son of the late Daniel K. and Edith M. Mann Ament.
Surviving besides his wife are two sons, John L., husband of Julie Ament of Conestoga, and Glenn R., husband of Connie Ament of Creswell; three daughters, F. Jeanne Frey of Millersville, Phyllis A., wife of George F. Morris III of Cedarville, Ohio, and Judith A., wife of T. Stephen Price of Red Lion; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and eight stepgreat-grandchildren. 
Paul R. Ament
245 Coshocton Tribune, November 28, 2012

COSHOCTON: Annie Sunafrank Moore, 96, of Coshocton, Ohio, passed away at Autumn Extended Care Facility on Monday, November 26, 2012.

She was born on February 22, 1916, in Coshocton County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Thurman Leroy and Mamie (Rivers) Amore. During World War ll, she worked at Jones Metal in West Lafayette, Ohio, and then was employed at General Electric in Coshocton, Ohio, retiring after 29 years of service. She was a member of Park United Methodist Church, and was very proud of her two trips to the Holy Land. Most of all she loved her family, and enjoyed baking for them. She also enjoyed the Holiday's, especially Christmas. On December 23, 1933, she married Clarence Sunafrank, who passed away on September 9, 1953, and on October 28, 1955, she married George Moore, who passed away on July 7, 1993.

Annie is survived by her daughters, Linda (Dick) Graham, with whom she lived with for the past three years, Jeanie (John) Hammond; her brother, Leo (Chris) Amore of McArthur, Ohio; five granddaughters; three grandsons; and several great and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by six sisters, Ethel Angle, Lilly Green, Sophia Donley, Mary Maple, Lewanda Capple, Isabelle Simmons; five brothers, Wesley, Thurman, Arthur, Everett, and Virgil Amore; her grandson, John Hammond Jr.; her granddaughter, Beatrice Jonard; her infant son, Buddy Sunafrank; her daughter, Catherine Angle; two infant grandchildren; and three infant great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Given Dawson Funeral Home, 186 Park Ave., Coshocton, Ohio, on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at Noon, with Pastor Clarence Easterday officiating. Burial will follow in Fairfield Cemetery in West Lafayette, Ohio. The family will receive friends and neighbors at the funeral home on Thursday, from 10am until Noon.

For those who wish contributions may be made to the . or to Park United Methodist Church. An online memorial is located at
Annie Amore
246 Coshocton Tribune, December 16, 1977

Pvt. Arthur Amore of Camp Blanding, Fla., son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Amore, 241 S. Fifth was found dead in his bed, asphyxiated by fumes from a gas stove which heated the trailer house in which he and his family lived. His wife, Bertha, was found unconscious and their month old baby, Priscilla, seemed unaffected. The mother and child were taken to the hospital and reported recovering. 
Arthur W. Amore
247 Nansfield Newspaper

Bervil Amore, 81, of 215 S. 15th St., Coshocton, Ohio died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1996, at 11:10 P.M. at 215 South 15th St., Coshocton, OH. Born April 14, 1915 in Coshocton, Ohio to Lloyd and Ella (House) Amore (both deceased). On August 10, 1934, he was married to Eva Swigert who preceded him in death on August 10, 1979. On July 31, 1983, he married Ramona (Lillibridge) Swigert who survives. Survivors: Wife: Mrs. Bervil E. (Ramona) Amore, 215 S. 15th St., Coschocton, O.; Son: William Vernon Amore and wife Shelby, Crestline, O.; Daughter: Nancy Eberts and husband Jack, Mansfield, O.; 2 step-sons: Steve Vernon Swigert and wife Pam, Coshocton, Ohio, Michael L. Swigert, Coshocton, O; 2 step-daughters: Linda L. Barker and husband Benjamin, Greenville, O, Cathy E. Hail and husband Lee, Coshocton, O., Elaine Dawson and husband Larry, Coshocton, O; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; 3 brothers: Norman Amore and wife Mae, Fort Myers, Fla, Eugene Amore and wife Bernice (this is incorrect), Colorado, Paul Amore, Las Vegas, Nevada; 2 sisters: Gertrude Shackelford, Zanesville, O, Marie Quirk, Sandusky, O.; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by: 1 brother: Gail Amore Memorial services: Will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, at the Burt Ave. Wesleyan Church, Coshocton, OH. Interment: Burial of the ashes will be in Mansfield Cemetery 
Bervil Ellwood Amore
248 Cleveland Press

Clarence W. Amore, beloved husband of Mary (Traxley), dear father of Theodore W. of Columbus and Harold (deceased), stepfather of Raymond Traxier, grandfather and great-grandfather. Services at the Broadview Heights Friend Church, 8645 Avery Rd., Wednesday, June 6, at 1:30 P.M. Friends received at The Faulhaber Funeral Home, 7915 Braodview Rd., At Sprague, Tuesday 2-5 And 7-9 P.M.
Clarence Wesley Amore
249 Coshocton Tribune, December 2, 2014

COSHOCTON: Edwin R. Amore, 75, of Coshocton passed away November 30, 2014 at Autumn Healthcare of Coshocton.

He was born in Coshocton on September 28, 1939 to the late Bernard and Ruth (Dusenberry) Amore. Edwin worked on Pew Farms and General Electric for over 30 years before retiring. He loved golfing and spending time with his family.

Edwin is survived by his wife, Irma (Bloom) Amore whom he married November 4, 1961; five children, Roger (Donna) Amore of North Carolina, Nancy Amore of Warsaw, Clifford Amore of Coshocton, Karen (Shawn) Rogan of Fresno, and Mark (Christina) Amore of Coshocton; brothers, Dale (Alice) Amore of Coshocton, Glenn Amore of Virginia, and Gary (Pat) Amore of Cleveland; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his aunt, Grace Snow; and grandparents, Clifford (Bernice) Dusenberry.

Friends may call at The Miller Funeral Home, 639 Main St., Coshocton Thursday December 4, 2014 from 5:00 PM-7:00 PM and one hour prior to the funeral service on Friday at 11:00 AM at the church. Funeral services for Edwin will be held at the Coshocton Church of the Nazarene, 1058 Orange St., Coshocton on Friday at 11:00 AM with Pastor Dave Boots officiating. Interment will follow at Coshocton County Memory Gardens.

Edwin Roger Amore
250 Eugene James Amore was the 7th child of Lloyd and Ella (House) Amore. As the youngest (living) child of the family, he truly was the baby of the bunch. He inherited a paper route from his brothers; played trumpet in the Salvation Army band; played the steel guitar; and was a Golden Gloves boxer. Gene's first job was for his Uncle John House, and he used the money earned to buy his first car - a 1929 Chevy. In November 1939 fresh out of high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. In 1942, he was stationed at Rejkavik, Iceland. From 1953-1955 Gene was station at Tachikawa AFB in Japan as well as from 1957-1958. While living in Japan, Gene liked to fly and kept his pilot's license active into the 1970s. He retired from the US Air Force as a MSgt in 1960 at Tyndall AFB in Panama City, Florida. Following retirement, he moved to Beavercreek, Ohio where he worked at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Civil Service. After his divorce from Mary Johnson Amore, he married Dorothy "Dottie" Thackston Helman in Reno, NV and moved to Florida where they lived until Dottie's death in 1990. A year later, he married Florence Smith Butcher in Reno, NV. They lived in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Arkansas and then back to Florida where Florence passed away in March 2003. Later that same year, Gene married for the fourth time. The couple traveled to see family members several times. On October 12, 2015 Gene had a stroke and then developed pneumonia. He was at Tri-County Nursing Home when he passed away of natural causes on Dec. 3, 2015.

Surviving him are his wife, two daughters, 2 stepdaughters, 2 stepsons, 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandson, numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, 4 brothers, and a son. 
Eugene James Amore

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