Name: Julian 'Sonny' Earl Paden
Parents: Earl and Helen Paden
DOB: April 14, 1918, in Hagerstown, MD
DOD: Monday, June 28, 2004, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, MD
Spouse: Mary Jane Paden
Predeceased by: parents; wife
Survived by: sister, Jane Renner
Burial: June 30, 2004, Sunset Memorial Park
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 9, 2014

PADFIELD, Mrs. Estella Winifred Brown

Mrs. Estella Winifred Padfield, 94, formerly of South Cumberland, died Sunday at the Goodwill Mennonite Home in Grantsville. Born in Westernport March 12, 1892, she was the daughter of the late William J. Brown and Mary Agnes (Clark) Brown. Mrs. Padfield was the widow of Frank H. Padfield. She was a retired employee of the old Union Laundry and was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. Surviving are one son, Robert J. Padfield, San Diego, Calif., five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Thursday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. John William Footen. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 6, 1986
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 18, 2012


Frank H. Padfield, 64, of 231 Arch Street, died yesterday shortly after being admitted to Memorial Hospital. Born in Meyersdale, Pa., he was a son of the late John and Mary Ann (Aldon) Padfield. Mr. Padfield had been employed at the Bernstein Furniture Company store. Surviving are his widow. Mrs. Estella W. (Brown) Padfield; three sons, James W. and John F. Padfield, both of this city, and Robert J. Padfield, Boise, Idaho; three brothers, James R. Padfield of Ohio, and Albert and Edward Padfield, both of Meyersdale, Pa.; three sisters, Mrs. H. Clay Beynon and Mrs. Frank Brown, both of Meyersdale, and Mrs. Louis Hale, Riddlesburg, Pa., and four grandchildren. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home where services will be conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Robert N. Nair. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 15, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 4, 2012

PADFIELD, James William

James William Padfield, Sr., 47, 432 Race Street, died suddenly yesterday at Bedford Memorial Hospital. He had been in ill health the past several months. Born in Beryl, W. Va., he was a son of the late Frank H. and Estella W. (Brown) Padfield. He was an employe of Celanese Fibers Company service department, and a member of Local 1874, TWUA. Surviving are his wife, Clara Mae (Fisher) Padfield; two sons, James W. Padfield Jr., Arlington, Va., and Edward Padfield, city; one daughter, Mrs. Patricia Ann Fuller, city; two brothers, John F. Padfield, city, and Robert J. Padfield, Rossi, Iowa; and three grandchildren. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home.
The Cumberland News, November 27, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 18, 2012

PAETROW, Mrs. Esther Geiger

Mrs. Esther Paetow, 81, of Corriganville, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born near Meyersdale, she was a daughter of the late Urias and Lydia (Knepp) Geiger. Mrs. Paetow was twice married and both her husbands, Vonder S. Fleegle and Frank J. Paetow, preceded her in death. She was a member of Grace Memorial Community Church. Surviving are three sons, Vincent and Allen Fleegle, both of Corriganville, and Leo Fleegle, Baltimore; two daughters, Mrs. Kathleen DePew, Corriganville. and Mrs. Helen Morgan, Baltimore; a brother, George G. Geiger, Cumberland; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home by Rev. George Baughman. Interment will he in Hlllcrest Burial Park. The Cumberland Evening Times,November 15, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 22, 2009



PAGGI, Naomi (Gray)

“Mrs. Naomi (Billie) Gray Paggi, of 2101 High Grove Terrace, Austin, Texas, died yesterday at Dallas, Texas.  A native and former resident of Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late T. W. and Mary A. (Mills) Gray.  She is survived by her husband, Dr. Collier Paggi; a daughter, Mrs. Janet P. Grandinetti; a brother, Theodore Gray, and a sister, Mrs. Virginia Jenkins, both of here, and one grandchild.  A service and burial will be held in Austin.”
“The Cumberland News” Cumberland, Maryland Tuesday, November 08, 1966 Page 5
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 10, 2009

Name: Vienna R. Paletta, 89, of Frostburg, MD
Parents: Joseph and Carmela (Buffer) Sacco
DOB: December 28, 1914, in Morantown, MD
DOD: Thursday, April 22, 2004, at St. Vincent de Paul Nursing Center, Frostburg, MD
Spouse: Charles Paletta
Predeceased by: parents; husband; son, Christopher Joseph Paletta; brothers, Frederick Sacco and Samuel Sacco; sisters, Mary Meyer and Rose Wagner
Survived by: daughters, Mary Paletta, Frostburg; Suzanne Himmler and husband Charles, Frostburg; sister, Esther Carboni, Hyattsville, MD
Burial: April 24, 2004, St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, Frostburg, MD
Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 2, 2014

PALMER, Mrs. Rita Elaine Drumm
CUMBERLAND - Rita Elaine Palmer, 91, of Cumberland, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 at her home. Born June 2, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Nellie (Dean) Drumm. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Donald; two sisters, Betty Mullan, and Bobbie McGeady; two nephews, Thomas McGeady Jr., and Michael Mullan, Sr. Elaine graduated from Girls Central in 1940 and from the Allegany School of Nursing in 1943. She worked in surgery at the Allegany Hospital on Decatur Street. After working as a dental assistant for Dr. Albert Cook, she began working for the State of Maryland as a public health nurse and was the first RN to help provide mental health services in Allegany County. She retired in 1984. Surviving are her two nieces, Pat (Sansom) Hirst with whom she resided and Debby Simmons and husband Brett of Cumberland; nephew, Robert Mullan and wife Debbie of Tipton, Pa.; foster son, Father Hormis Thottakara of Kerala, India. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland, (www.scarpellifh.com) on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. The family would like to thank the Western Maryland Heath System, especially the Hospice Service for their excellent care and kindness and support. In lieu of flowers the family requests the memorial contributions be made to the Western Maryland Health System Hospice Services, 1050 Industrial Blvd., Cumberland, MD 21502.
Scarpelli Obituary Services, September 7, 2013
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 13, 2013  


I. H. C. Pancake, died yesterday morning at Romney WV aged 66 years. He was wealthy and influential. He was an extensive farmer and fruitgrower, and engaged in lumbering and other enterprises. Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, Blair, Campbell and Calvin Pancake, and two daughters, Mrs Edmund Brown, Kansas City and Mrs West, Johnson City Tenn. Mr. Pancake will be buried in Romney tomorrow. He had a large circle of kinfolk and friends and was very popular.
Mr J H Markwood will have charge of the funeral.

(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 18, 2010

PAPE, Mrs. Annie Eisentrout

Pape Services
Frostburg, Aug 21 - A requiem mass for Mrs Annie (Eisentrout) Pape, 50, widow of Henry Pape, of Eckhart who died Monday in Miners' Hospital will be held tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. in St Michael's Catholic Church.  Interment will be in Allegany Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, August 21, 1946 - pg 15, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted July 26, 2014

PAPE, Mrs. Gladys Irene Witt
FROSTBURG - Gladys Irene Pape, 86, of 10712 Washington Hollow Road, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at the Cumberland Villa Nursing Center. Born Dec. 31, 1919, in Wellersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Noah E. Witt and Mary M. (Troutman) Witt. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson H. Pape; one daughter, Kay Marlene Pape; one sister, Elma M. Witt; two brothers, Curtis Witt and Mryle Witt; and one granddaughter, Deanna Werner. Mrs. Pape was a homemaker. Gladys was a member of the Frostburg Church of the Brethren, and she was a member of the Frostburg Moose Lodge Auxiliary for more than 25 years. Surviving are two daughters, Darlene M. Jenkins, Ridgeley, W.Va., and Salley E. Werner and husband Ronald, Corsicana, Texas; one brother-in-law, Milton Pape and wife Pat, Morgantown, W.Va.; and one sister-in-law, Elesta Pape, Frostburg. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Raymond W. Jenkins and wife Christine, Ridgeley, W.Va., Steven R. Jenkins and wife Kelley, Marshall, Va., Ronald Werner, Corsicana, Texas, Brian Werner and wife Julie, McKenny, Texas, and Randell C. Jenkins and wife Linda, Martinsburg, W.Va.; eight great-grandchildren, Justin R. Jenkins, Morgantown, W.Va., Angela M. Jenkins, Fairmont, W.Va., Brianna Werner, Corsicana, Texas, Cody S. Jenkins and Dillon R. Jenkins, Marshall, Va., Mason Werner and Blake Werner, McKenny, Texas, and Camillia R. Jenkins, Martinsburg, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dan Taylor of the Melvin Methodist Church, Cumberland, officiating. Interment will be in the Eckhart Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Raymond W. Jenkins, Steven R. Jenkins, Wesley Kroll, Donald Witt, Dean Witt and Fred Jenkins. Memorial contributions may be made to the Frostburg Church of the Brethren, 1 Beall St., Frostburg, MD 21532 or to the Alzheimer's Association, Western Maryland Chapter, 108 Byte Drive, Suite 103, Frederick, MD 21702. Friends may also go to durstfuneralhome.com to send the family condolences.
abt. Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006; no publication noted
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012

PAPE, Mrs. Helen Dorothy Wampler
FROSTBURG — Mrs. Helen Dorothy Pape, 46, of Manassas, Va. and formerly of Eckhart, died yesterday in Prince William Hospital, Manassas. A native of Avilton, she was a daughter of Mrs. Leota (McKenzie) Wampler, Manassas, and the late Mesach Hawn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles G. Pape. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Wanda Payne, Newark, Del., and Mrs. Dottie Reed, Centerville, Va.; three brothers, Harold Hawn, Eckhart; Elwood Hawn, Baltimore, and Donald Hawn, Rawlings; one sister, Mrs. Shirley Nolan, Cedar Lake, Ind., and one grandchild. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 p.m. today and from 2 until 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. There will be no visiting hours Sunday. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Monday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. A Christian wake service will be held tomorrow at the funeral home at 8:30 p.m.
The Cumberland News, April 20, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 23, 2012

PAPE, Henry
Eckhart, May 10 - Henry Pape, 53, Washington Hill, died yesterday afternoon after being ill since December. A former coal miner, Mr. Pape had been employed in recent years by the state roads commission. He is surevived by his widow, Annie (Eisentrout) Pape; four sons, Wilson, Clifton and Milton, at home, and Pfc. Charles Pape, stationed in England; three sisters, Mrs. Herman Filsinger and Mrs. William Plummer, Eckhart; Mrs. Charles Weir, Frostburg; and two brothers, John and William Pape, Eckhart.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 10, 1944
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012

PAPE, William R.
ECKHART — William R. Pape, 53, of Old Route 40, died suddenly early today enroute to work at a shaft strip mine. Phillip Jenkins, the owner, reportedly found his body about 8 a. m. Born February 22, 1902, he was a son of the late William and Mary Ethel (Holsinger) Pape, of Eckhart. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mae (Brode) Pape; two sons, Richard Pape, Red Hill, and Carl Edward Pape, at home; five daughters, Mrs. John H. Davis, Tampa, Fla., Mrs. James Brinkman, Frostburg, Mrs. Albert Boch, Eckhart, and Delores and Patricia June Pape, both at home; a brother, John Pape, of here; three sisters, Mrs. Charles Ware, Mrs. William Plummer, both of Frostburg, and.Mrs. Herman Filsinger, Eckhart, and eight grandchildren. Mr. Pape was a member of Eckhart Methodist Church and United Mine Workers of America. The body will be at the Hafer Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 29, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012


PAPE, Wilson H.
ECKHART - Wilson H. Pape, 59, was dead on arrival yesterday at Frostburg Community Hospital. A native of here, he was a son of the late Henry and Annie (Eisentrout) Pape. Employed as a shovel operator for T-C & G Coal Company, he was a member of International Union Operating Engineers Local 37, of St. Michael's Catholic Church, and of Frostburg LOOM Lodge 348. Surviving are his widow, Gladys (Witt) Pape; two daughters, Mrs. Darlene Jenkins, Ridgeley, and Mrs. Salley Werner, .Willingboro, N.J.; two brothers, Clifton Pape, Eckhart, and Milton Pape, Morgantown, W.Va., and five grandchildren. The body will be at the Durst Funeral Home in Frostburg, where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 3 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.
The Cumberland News, February 3, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012


PARIS, William R.

Tues of this week word reached here of the death of Mr William R Paris, one of Mineral County's best and most honored citizens. Mr Paris was born near New Creek, Sept 20, 1837, and lived in that section of the county during his entire life. He was one of the most industrious and energetic men of our county. His farm was well nigh a model. He was a man of remarkable health and vitality until about five years ago, when his health gave way as the result of overwork. The world owes a great deal to such men - men who develop our resources and bring things to pass- men who make the desert to blossom as the rose. Mr Paris was one of the class of our citizens that make our country great. He was a man who laid great emphasis upon duty and honor. On last Sun, he was taken very ill and sank rapidly until death ended his suffering at 10 pm Mon, July 10, 1911, having attained the age of 73 years, 9 months and 20 days. Mr Paris was a member of the M E Church. He was a Union Soldier during the Civil War, being a private in Company C, Third Regiment, Md Volunteer Infantry. Mr Paris was twice married. His first wife was Miss Eliza Arnold of New Creek and the second, Miss Annie C Michael, of near Greenland Gap. He is survived by a wife and six children. The children are: Mrs George Eagle, near Keyser and Misses Louise, Alma Doris and May and Master Hunter Paris, all at home. Seven children preceded him to the spirit world. The funeral services were held at his home on New Creek, four miles above Keyser. Thurs afternoon, conducted by Rev J A Haugh, of Hillsboro, Va. The body was buried at Queens Point Cemetery. The pall bearers were selected from New Creek Post G, A R of which Mr Paris was a member; they were J W Virts, W T Connell, Walter Lowery, F L Kimmell, D P Osborn, G M Miers.
Keyser Tribune, July 14, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 22, 2010


PARISH, Mrs. Amanda

Mrs. C. H. Parish, whom we mentioned last week as being very ill from eating poisoned meat, died on Monday, June 24, 1912, after suffering intensely.  It seems that the whole family were sick from the poison, but all recovered except Mrs. Parish.  She was a lady who had a host of friends who delighted in calling her “Aunt Mandy” and she was generally known throughout this community.  She was about 58 years of age, and leaves a husband, three children, Mrs. Lucy Fazenbaker of Bloomington, Mrs. Beulah Smith and Charles, also one sister, Mrs. Robert Caldwell, and two brothers, Allen Barker of Grafton, and Charles Barker of Georgia.  The funeral took place Wednesday.  Services held at her late home, on Limestone, conducted by Rev. S. Umstot, after which interment took place in Queen’s Point cemetery. The funeral was largely attended.  A special choir consisting of Mrs. H. M. Wells, Misses Emlie Coffroth and Myrtle Vossler, Messrs. D. T. Greenwade and George Loy sang appropriate music.
Keyser Tribune, June 29, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 14, 2010


PARISH, Archibald

Archibald Parish died May 19 at his home on Staggs Run of congestion of the lungs. Less than a year ago he married a daughter of Luke Lyons, of Elk Garden, and the wife survives.
Mineral Daily News, May 23, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 11, 2010

PARISH, Mrs. Richard

The wife of Richard Parish (colored) late of this city, died yesterday at Westernport. Her remains were brought here today and buried at 3 o'clock in the cemetery allotted to the colored population on Baltimore pike.
Published Friday, March 18, 1887 in THE CUMBERLAND DAILY TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 4, col. 1.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted September 18, 2015


PARK, Abram

PARK - Abram, aged 62, Lonaconing, Md, died Monday November 30th. Funeral services Thursday 2:30 P. M., Eichhorn Home. East Main Street. Lonaconing. Rev Thomas S Dixon, pastor Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Interment in Oak Hill Cemetery. Arrangements bv Eichhorn Funeral Service.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, December 2, 1942 - pg 19, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 26, 2010 



PARKER, Mrs. Bridget Davey

Miss Bridget Parker, 86 years old, widow of John Thomas Parker, for many years engaged in the transfer business in Cumberland, died this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William C. Conley, 194 North Centre street. Mrs. Parker had been a life-long member of St. Patrick's Catholic church, and was a member
of the Sacred Heart League and the Sanctuary Society of the church. Besides her daughter, Mrs. Parker is survived by four grandsons, William P. Conley. John f. Conley, Edward H. Conley and Davis F. Conley; a brother, Michael W. Davey, of Kansas City, Mo., and two nieces, Miss Agnes Halon, Kansas City, and Mrs. Richard Corfield. Akron, O.  Mrs. Parker was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Davey, of New York, and came to Cumberland with her parents when she was four years old. She had since been a resident here and had a large circle of friends.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - June 12, 1926 - pg 9, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 13, 2010



PARKER, Eleanor

Mrs. Eleanor Parker, wife of John H. Parker, died at her home, the Stone House, six miles south of Romney about 10 o'clock Tuesday night of last week. Mrs. Parker was a woman of bright disposition, cheerful in manner, and had a number of warm friends who deeply regret her death. She was married to John H. Parker in 1906. The body was taken to Elmyra, N.Y., Thursday, after funeral services at the late home of the deceased conducted by Rev. G. A. Gibbons, her pastor. The burial took place there.
Keyser Tribune, December 5, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 30, 2010



PARKER, Mrs. Eliza

Died at her home, Elk Garden WV, Mrs Eliza Parker, aged 87 years, 10 months, 17 days. Grandmother Parker did not suffer any pain, but sweetly breathed her last, and it was reverently said, she passed away.
Keyser Tribune, February 24, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 21, 2010


PARKER, Isaac Clifford

Isaac Clifford Parker, 86, of Fairgo, died yesterday at Lions Manor Nursing Home. He had been in failing health the past three years. A native of Romney, he was a son of the late Samuel B. and Mary (Biser) Parker. He was employed as caretaker at the Cumberland Fairgrounds for 36 years and was a member of the Brethren Church. Surviving and his widow, Ethel (Grant) Parker; a son, Samuel J. Parker, Fairgo; a daughter, Mrs. Vivian Kamauf, Cresaptown; a sister, Mrs. Clara Cunningham, Keyser; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer Chapel of the Hills Mortuary, LaVale, where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Monday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Harold R. McClay Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Indian Mound Cemetery, Romney.
The Cumberland News, July 8, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 6, 2012


PARKER, Mrs.Katherine Grace

SPRINGFIELD - Miss Jennie Parker received a note from her brother, J. Hite Parker, of Independence, Mo., announcing the death of his wife, Katherine Grace Parker, which occurred suddenly Sunday night, May 4th. The only surviving member of her family is Mrs. Neal Brown.
Mineral Daily News, May 23, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 11, 2010

PARKER, Mrs. Laura Payne
Mrs. Laura Payne Parker, a widow, 43 years old, dropped dead in her drug store at Frostburg, Md. on the night of April 6, of heart trouble. Her husband, *Charles Parker, died suddenly and her only child Payne Parker, was killed in a bicycle accident several years ago. At the time of her death she was erecting one of the finest business structures in Frostburg.
The Pharmaceutical Era, Volume 31; January 7 to June 30, 1904; pg 383
Posted August 16, 2013

PARKER, Mrs. Mary Ellen

Mrs. Mary Ellen Parker, 81, wife of the late Abner Parker, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henrietta Bowden, 19 Virginia Avenue, very suddenly last night at 12 o'clock. She leaves three children: Mrs. Henry Michaels, Eckhart; Mrs. J. F. Parker, Luke; Mrs. H. Bowden, this city; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. No hour as yet has been set for the funeral.
The Evening Times, Cumberland, MD, July 22, 1908
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 29, 2011 


PARKER, Mrs. Winifred Prendegast

Mrs. Winifred Parker Dead.
Frostburg, Md., Nov. 6—Mrs. Winifred Parker, aged 76 years, widow of John Parker, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Carney, 207 Maple street, yesterday morning, from complications. Mrs. Parker was born in Baltimore.  Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Katie Cunningham, Pittsburgh; Mrs. Annie Coleman, Baltimore; Mrs. Rachel Winner, Ridgeley, W. Va.; Mrs. H. R Wagus, Midland;  George Parker, Chicago, Ill., and Frank Parker, Cumberland.   Mrs. Katie Ferns,  Baltimore, is a sister, and John and Anthony Prendegast, Baltimore, are brothers. Funeral services will b.a conducted from St. Michael's Catholic church tomorrow
morning at 9:30 o'clock, with interment in the church cemetery.

Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - November 5, 1926 - pg 5, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 13, 2010


PARKS, John H.

Sun, July 26, 1902, John H Parks died at the age of 59 years of dropsy. He lived near Meadowville, Barbour County, where he had resided a number of years. He was a brother of A A Parks, Mrs J D Rinehart and Mrs W B Frye, of Grant Co.
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 18, 2010


PARKS, John L.
"JOHN L. PARKS--Who made his home with a brother, Joseph W. Parks, at the J. W. Parks & Son poultry farm at Juninta gap was found dead in bed this morning, expiring after a lengthy illness.  He suffered from a heart ailment, being found dead when his brother visited his room during the morning. John L. Parks was born at Keyser, W. Va. April 21, 1877, a son of Joseph R. and Alice Caroline (Ross) Parks.  He was well known at the Parks poultry farm, being located there for the past twenty years.  Mr. Parks was a member of the Mardorf Methodist church and served on the Board of Trustees. Surviving are two sisters, Miss Alice Caroline Parks and Mrs. George Gray, both of Altoona, and one brother, Joseph W. Parks, with whom he resided.  Friends will be received at the J. W. Parks home at Juniata gap after 2 o'clock on Sunday."
Altoona Mirror, Altoona, Pennsylvania, 11 July 1942
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted August 3, 2012

PARRACK, Vera DeBerry

Vera DeBerry Parrack, 79, of Terra Alta, died Sunday, August 18,1991, at Preston Memorial Hospital, Kingwood. Born July 23,1912, in Freeport, she was a daughter of the late Russell Calvin and Ethel Casteel DeBerry. She and her family owned a dairy farm in the Terra Alta area.
Surviving include one son, Colin Thomas DeBerry of Oakland, MD; two brothers, Oris DeBerry of Accident, MD, and Prentice DeBerry of Belpre, OH; and one grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alva Richard Parrack; one brother, Russell Calvin DeBerry Jr.; and one sister, Trevia DeBerry. There was no visitation and services were private. She requested to be cremated. James G. Lobb Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Preston County News; Kingwood, WV; Aug. 24, 1991
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted August 12, 2009

PARRISH, Daniel B.

KEYSER-Daniel B. Parrish, 80. of Patterson Creek, died his residence yesterday following an illness of six years. Born in Headsville. W. Va., he was a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Mason) Parrish. Mr. Parrish was a retired carpenter.  He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Luverna (VanPelt) Parrish: a son, Clatis Parrish, Dania, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. David Gentry, Patterson Creek and Mrs. Ronald B. Conaway. Washington; a sister, Mrs. Hattie Cook, Keyter; three brothers, James Parrrish, Keyser, and Henry C. Parrish, New Creek and Creed N. Parrish, RD 1, Keyser, and six grandchildren.  The body will b« at the Rogers Funeral Home where friends will b« received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Cumberland Times, Page 12; August 1, 1965       
(Courtesy of Pat Robison)
Posted September 1, 2012

PARRISH, Mrs. Frank M.

Mrs. Frank M. Parrish, a former resident of Cumberland, but of recent years residing here, died at the home of her sister, Mrs. M. G. Repp, in Westernport early Mon morning, aged 61 years. For several years Mrs. Parish had been a sufferer. She is survived by her husband, F. M. Parish; three sons, Rev. William E. Charles and Edgar, and the following brothers and sisters: John W. Young, clerk of the Circuit Court for Allegany County; Jas R. and S. D. Young, and Mrs. W. G. Repp, of Westernport, and Mrs. W. A. Allamong, of Cumberland. The funeral took place Tuesday at Westernport with interment at Philos cemetery.
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
No date or publication noted
Posted July 23, 2010


Mrs. Mary Parrish, wife of Rev. W. E. Parrish, pastor of the Durbin Methodist Church, died Wednesday morning at the Davis Memorial Hospital, Elkins, from typhoid fever, attended by other complications. Mrs. Parrish was 30 years of age and was a daughter of Alonzo R. Miller, Brooklyn N.Y. Besides her husband, three little sons survive. The funeral will be held this morning with burial at Elkins. Rev. Mr. Parrish was at one time member of the Baltimore conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church and was in charge of the Frostburg circuit.
Keyser Tribune, November 21, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 30, 2010

PARRISH, Mrs. Susan
Funeral services for Mrs. Charles A. Parrish, 644 North Centre street, were held yesterday afternoon in the Living Stone Church of the Brethren with the Rev. W. J. Hamilton, assisted by the Rev. Howard Whittaker, officiating. Interment was in Rose Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Roy Bennett, Chaney Lewis, Mascal Lease, C. L. Snoeberger. Quinten Bennett and E. P. Saville.
Cumberland Evening Times, April 27, 1943
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 26, 2013

We wish to take this means to express our thanks and appreciation to our friends, neighbors, who were so kind to us following the recent death of our wife and mother, Mrs. Susan Parrish. We also wish to thank those who sent floral tributes and donated cars.
Cumberland Evening Times, April 29, 1943
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 26, 2013

PARSONS, Avenell J. Roth, nee Harsh

Avenell J. Parsons, 77, of Eglon, died September 2, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland, MD. She was born September 1, 1926 in Turner Douglas, a daughter of the late John George and Olive Mae Harsh. Beckman. She was twice married, first to Dale Aubrey Roth who preceded her in death in 1974 and secondly to Ronald William Parsons who survives. Also surviving are one son Gary D. Roth of Eglon, two daughters Sandra & Bill Hauser, Aurora, Mary Rembold, Aurora, two brothers John Beckman, Hutchinson, KS, Don Beckman, Horse Shoe Run, two sisters, Doris Arnold, Aurora, Joyce Buckley, Dover, DE, eight grandchildren; Wade Hauser, Joe & Stephanie Hauser, Beth & Chad Bishop, Christopher Roth, Jason Roth, Lauren Roth, Shawn Rembold, Craig Rembold, and one great-granddaughter, Savannah Hauser. Step children surviving include Jean & Carlton Skipper, Kingwood, John & Shirley Parsons, Aurora, Evelyn Parsons Johnson, step grandchildren Janet & Van Marsceau, Rhonda & George White, Carla & Jack Rodman, Brent & Lesley Skipper, Leonard & Tammy Parsons, Steve Parsons, step great-grandchildren Tasha & Jonathan Marsceau, Zack White, Katie, John & Alex Rodman, Daniel & Michael Parsons, and Brandon & Brady Skipper. She was preceded in death by son-in-law Bruce E. Rembold and stepson Ron W. Parsons, Jr. She was an active member of the Maple Spring Church of the Brethren where she served as a Deacon. She was a member of Eglon Homemakers. She was a loving mother, spouse, grandmother, sister, aunt and a friend to many. Funeral services were held on Friday, September 5, at Maple Spring Church of the Brethren, Eglon, with the Rev. Rogers Fike officiating. Interment will follow in the Eglon Cemetery. Hinkle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Preston Co. News, Kingwood, WV; Sept 6, 2003.
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 16, 2009

PARSONS, Mrs. Grant W. nee Covell

Mrs. Grant W. Parsons of near Romney, died at the Parsons home on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1913, and was buried on Thursday. Her husband and six children, Covell, Garrett, and Heber, Mrs. Charles Coleman of Duquesne, Pa.; Mrs. Dailey Kenney of Rainell; and Miss Willie, who is still at home. She was the daughter of Maj. Covell of Staunton, Va.
Keyser Tribune, October 17 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 23, 2010


PARSONS, John Robert
John Robert Parsons, 68, Aurora, W.Va., died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, in Elkins, W.Va., doing what he loved – farming. Born March 24, 1943, in Leadmine, W.Va., he was a son of the late Ronald Willard and Nina Levada Shaffer Parsons. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Ronald Parsons Jr. Mr. Parsons was a member of Aurora United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Roth Parsons; two sons, Leonard Ray Parsons and wife Tammy, Eglon, W.Va., and Steve Richard Parsons, Aurora; one sister, Jean Skipper and husband Carlton, Kingwood, W.Va.; one sister-in-law, Evelyn Parsons Johnson, Hedgesville, W.Va.; and two grandchildren, Daniel Keith and Michael Steven Parsons. Friends will be received tomorrow from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Aurora Memorial Building. A funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. at Aurora United Methodist Church, with Rev. Van Marsceau and Rev. Curt Lowry officiating. Interment will follow in Aurora Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Aurora United Methodist Church, 76 Knotts Rd., Aurora, WV 26705; or St. John's Lutheran Church, 3301 Garrett Hwy., Oakland, MD 21550. Hinkle Funeral Home, Davis, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made to the family at www.hinklefuneralhome.com.
Republican Newspaper; Oakland, MD, October 20, 2011
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 27, 2012

PARSONS, Maurice

Maurice, second son of Mr. and Mrs. George Parsons, of this place, was so badly injured in the railroad yard at Savannah, Ill, on Thursday, Sept 26th, 1912, that he died shortly afterward. He had been employed at railroading there for some time, and had been in the western country of the past twelve years. The body arrived here on Monday afternoon, and the funeral took place Tuesday afternoon. Interment in Queen's Point Cemetery. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. F. H. Havener, of the M E church. Deceased was 37 years of age, and a member of the order of Moose, Ratton Lodge No 323, New Mexico.
Keyser Tribune, October 4, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 3, 2010

PARSONS, Mrs. Unace

Mrs. Unace Parsons, one of the oldest and most respected ladies of the county died at the home of her son James Parsons, on Thursday last, at an advanced age. The burial took place at The Holly Meadows on Saturday, which was attended by a large number of people, many from this place attending.
Keyser Tribune, December 20, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 11, 2010

PARSONS, Mrs. Virginia

Mrs. Virginia Parsons, of near Bass, died at the old home place, last night. She was quite an aged lady.
Keyser Tribune, February 21, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 21, 2010

PATCH, child of Mr. & Mrs. Ed

Press (Petersburg) of 9th - An infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Patch, of near here, died Monday and was buried in Maple Hill cemetery Tuesday.
Keyser Tribune, January 17, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 19, 2010


“Helen, six-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Patrick, of Westernport, died Tuesday evening, Nov. 9, 1915, at the Allegany Hospital, Cumberland, where she had been a patient for several days, from Bright’s disease. The remains were brought to the home here on Wednesday afternoon. The funeral service will be held this afternoon from the home. The little girl was very attractive, and her death comes as a great sorrow to the family.”
“The Herald” Piedmont, West Virginia, Fri 12 Nov 1915
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted September 5, 2009

PATRICK, Hobert M.

"Westernport-Hobert M. Patrick, 80, of 326 Maryland Avenue, died Wednesday at his residence.  A native of here, he was a son of the late James and Jennie (Maysellius) Patrick.  His wife, Mrs. Mary (Cullen) Patrick, preceded him in death.  Mr. Patrick was a retired pipefitter at the Luke Mill of Westvaco, Inc.  Surviving are two sons, James H. Patrick, here; Maj. John H. Patrick (chaplain), stationed with the Air Force in Germany; a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Wilson, Grafton, W. Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Guy, here; Mrs. Wilhelmina Martin, Hamilton, Ohio; two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.  Friends will be received at Boal Funeral Home, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 1 p.m. by Rev. John Sleeman.  Interment will be in Philos Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Wilson, David Wilson, Edward Gillespie, James Thompson, Vic Cueva and Charles Legge."
Cumberland News, Cumberland, Maryland, 6 May 1977
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted November 12, 2011

PATRICK, Mrs. Jennie Alice Maysilles

We are sorry to record the death of the wife of Mr James Patrick, which took place at her home on Westernport Hill, shortly after the death of her infant child, Wednesday, June 13, 1900. She was a lady highly respected and leaves four little children, whose ages run from 2 to 9 years. Mrs Patrick was born at Benevola, Washington County, Md., August 29, 1869. The funeral takes place this afternoon from St John's M.E. church, South.
The Piedmont Herald, June 15, 1900
(Courtesy of Kevin & Robin Larson)
Posted July 4, 2014

PATRICK, Marcus Anderson

Biography of Mr. M. A. Patrick
The following sketch of M. A. Patrick, late president of the First National Bank, had been compiled by The National Cyclopedia of America Biography and will be published in the near future. Mr. Patrick's death occurred just two years ago Tuesday last, May 20, and it is fitting that this biography be published at this time in his memory.  Marcus Anderson Patrick, banker, was born at Franklin, Allegany County, Md., Sept. 4, 1866, son of Andrew and Charlotte Anne (Fazenbaker) Patrick. His father, a native of Nova Scotia, served as a private in the Second Maryland regiment in the Civil War. His grandfather, Brody Patrick, emigrated from Ayreshire, Scotland, to Nova Scotia, settling with his wife Elizabeth Muir Anderson, near Halifax, in 1832. Andrew Patrick, our subject's father, was a coal miner and settled in Pennsylvania in 1848, moving thence to Franklin, Md., about 1853. The son was educated in the public schools of his native town, and at the age of fourteen became a clerk in the grocery store of J. S. Jamesson, at Westernport, Md. In March 1889, he entered the First National Bank of Piedmont, W. Va., as a bookkeeper, was elected cashier in May 1891, and at the death of J. S. Jamesson in 1904 was elected president and held the position until the close of his life. He was president of the First National Bank, of Lonaconing, Md.; vice-president of the First National Bank, of Gormania, W. Va., and president of the Piedmont (W. Va.) Wholesale Grocery. He was a member of the American Banker's Association, the West Virginia Bankers' Association, and was a Royal Arch Mason. During 1908-1917 he served as trustee of the Westernport public schools. He was a local preacher of the Methodist Episcopal church, South, was superintendent of the Sunday School, and a trustee and steward. His chief recreation was motoring and walking, his favorite pursuit was religious work. Mr. Patrick was conservative in nature, was genial in temperament, and honest in character; he was an earnest friend of the poor. He was twice married: (1) May 4, 1889, to Josephine, daughter of Benjamin Grayson, farmer of Antioch, Mineral county, W. Va., she died April 2, 1890 and he married (2) at Kearney, Md., Nov. 26, 1892, to Jessie L. Grayson, sister of his first wife. There were no child-[ren from his first marriage]. His children are: Florian Anderson, manager and bookkeeper; Julian Grayson, chemical engineer; Lola Josephine; Forrest DeEste; Catherine Charlotte and Charles Robert Patrick. Mr. Patrick was found dead in the Chesapeake & Ohio canal at Cumberland, Md., May 20, 1917, thought to be the victim of foul play.
The Piedmont Herald, 28 May 1919
(Courtesy of Kevin & Robin Larson)
Posted July 4, 2014 

William Brodie Patrick
PATRICK, William Brodie

Members of Garrison 109, Army and Navy Union, who have uniforms, are requested to report to the adjutant in Lonaconing, not later than 1:30 p.m. Saturday for the purpose of attending the funeral of William Patrick, an honorably discharged soldier of the United States Army. Members having arms and equipments at their homes are requested to send them to the army, if they cannot attend.

PATRICK, William Brodie
Sad is the fate of poor William Patrick. After weeks of enforced idleness, he went back to the mine only to meet his death. With both legs broken and an artery severed there was no chance of recovery. He lived in agony 18 hours and passed away yesterday morning at 6:20. William Patrick was about 31 years of age, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Patrick of Watercliffe. He is survived by his parents, three sisters - Mrs. John Zais of Westernport and Misses Bessie and Dollie Patrick - and two brothers - Clarence and Harry. The Patricks are long residents of Lonaconing and are among its best people. The funeral will take place tomorrow at 2 o'clock, and Garrison 109, Army and Navy Union, will furnish an escort. The dead soldier was not a member of the garrison, but was always ready to turn out with the garrison and served on the firing squad on several occasions. He had filed his application for membership and would have been initiated at the next meeting of the garrison. The remains are lying at the residence of the parents on Watercliffe, dressed in the uniform of an artillery man and covered with the flag of his country.
"The Evening Tmes" Cumberland, Maryland; Friday, July 17, 1908, page 2
(Courtesy of Kevin & Robin Larson)
Posted July 4, 2014

PATTERSON, Mrs. Dorothy Ketterman
SLANESVILLE - Mrs. Dorothy (Dora) Patterson, 82, died Monday at the Maple Rest Nursing Home, Romney. Born in Pendleton County, W. Va., she was a daughter of the late Solom and Frances (Harold) Ketterman, and the widow of Rev. J. O. Patterson, who died in November 1965. Surviving is one sister, Mrs. Kate Waybright, Marletta, Ohio. The body is a the McKee Funeral Home, Augusta. A service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Mount Union Christian Church, Rev. Otis Bennett officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Union Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. tomorrow.
Source: The Cumberland News; Cumberland, Maryland; March 9, 1966; page 16.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted March 6, 2013

PATTERSON, George Adam

Killed - Pvt. George Adam Patterson, 31, of 9 Frost avenue, Frostburg; in France, Oct. 6. Pvt. Patterson, the husband of Mrs. Mary (Urbas) Patterson, had previously been reported missing since October 6. He was an Infantryman, with the Forty-fifth "Thunderbird" Division. Prior to entering the service in January, Pvt. Patterson was employed at the plant of the Celanese Corporation of America for 11 years. After training at Camp Croft, S. C., he went overseas last July 1, and served in Italy for two months before being transferred to the French front. Besides his wife, Pvt. Patterson is survived by his father, Adam Patterson, Klondike; a brother, Cpl. William W. Patterson, with Gen. Patton's Third army in France; and four sisters, Mrs. James Patterson, Carlos; Mrs. George Hitchins, Klondike; and Mrs. Thomas Gall and Mrs. Edward Michael, Frostburg.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 9, 1944
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 7, 2012 


The body of Pvt. George A. Patterson, 31, son of Adam G. Patterson and the late Ella Patterson, will be returned to Frostburg Monday afternoon for reburial services. The body was shipped aboard the U. S. Army Transport Lawrence Victory from France. Patterson entered the service in January, 1944, and was killed in October of the same year while serving with the 45th Thunderbird Infantry Division at Fremfortaine, France. He was a former employee of the Celanese Corporation and resided in Frostburg most of his life. Services will be conducted by Rev. John C. Taylor, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Frostburg, Wednesday at 2:30 p. m, in the Hafer Funeral Home. Interment will be in Allegany Cemetery. Survivors include his father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. Adam Patterson; his widow, Mrs. Mary Urbas McKenzie; one brother, William Patterson; four sisters, Mrs. Viola Gall and Mrs. Melva Hitchins, all of Frostburg, and Mrs. Dorothy Rodenhauser, Cumberland, and Mrs. James Patterson, Carlos.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, May 23, 1948
[I have Mary Urbas married second to Gerald McKenzie; she was the daughter of Anton Urbas and Theresa Liker]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 23, 2012

PATTON, Charles C.

CONFLUENCE, Jan. 5 — Charles C. Patton, 78, of Dumas, died Sunday night at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Patton, at Ursina after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Urias and Mary Platter Patton of Cove, Md. Preceded in death by his wife, Susan, he leaves two sons, Arthur and Charles of Ursina, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held Wednesday afternoon with Rev. Joseph H. Hull, pastor of the Church of God, officiating. Burial was made in the old Platter Cemetery at State Line.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, January 5, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010

PATTON, Mrs. Grace Hostetler

MEYERSDALE — Mrs. Grace Patton, 67, of RD 1, died Tuesday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. Born in Garrett, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Annie (Heininger) Hostetler and was the widow of Phenice Patton. Surviving are six sons, Harry Patton, here; Clarence and Floyd Patton, RD 1; Charles Patton, Somerset RD 6; Ray Patton, Fort Hill, and Earl Patton, RD 3; three daughters Mrs. Robert Sines, RD 3; Mrs. Ruth Hay, RD 2, Friedens, and Mrs. Mary Mostoller, RD 3; three brothers, August Hostetler, Garrett; Charles Hostetler, Rockwood, and Ira Hostetler Boswell; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Faidley, RD 3; and Mrs. Darlie Shroyer, Garrett; 27 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home where friends will be received after 1 p. m. today. A service will be conducted there Saturday at 2 p. m. Rev. Randall Heilman will officiate and interment will be in Center Church Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, February 18, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

PATTON, Hawthorne

Mr Harry Kight was called to Elk Garden on Tues by the death of his cousin, Mr Hawthorne Patton, who was killed in the mine explosion at Elk Garden on Mon Morning. Messrs Harley and Harry Kight attended the funeral of their cousin, Hawthorne Patton yesterday, at Elk Garden.
Keyser Tribune, April 28, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 22, 2010

PATTON, Henry M.

Henry M. Patton , 51, of Grantsville, died at midnight Sunday in a doctor's office at Meyersdale. He was born May 27, 1912, in Garrett County, a son of Mrs. Orpha Miller Patton and the late Norman Patton. Surviving in addition to his mother are his widow, Mrs. Zola Folk Patton; two sons, two daughters, Mrs. Marlene Winegardner of Rockville and Miss Janet, a student nurse at King's Daughters Hospital, Martinsburg; two brothers; five sisters, including Mrs. Lucille Yommer of Grantsville, and two grandchildren.
18 March 1964, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 27, 2009

PATTON, James Edward
James Edward Patton, 61, of Terra Alta. died Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at his home, He was born on December 11, 1948, in Deer Park, MD, a son of Nathan James and the late, Shiela Imogene Madigan Patton. He served in the US Army In¬fantry during the Vietnam War and was employed as a demolition worker. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Stull Patton; three daughters, Desirae Patton, An-drea Patton and Stephanie Patton; five sons, Casey Patton, Jesse Patton, Scotty Patton and companion Michelle, James Patton II and companion Chrissy; five grandchildren and one sister, Sandy Holland. Cremation Services were provided by Field Funeral Home, Masontown. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Preston County Journal, Kingwood, WV; Jan 13, 2010
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted July 8, 2010

PATTON, Oscar Lee

Oscar Lee Patton, 78, of Masontown, died at 2:35 a.m. Monday in University Hospital, Morgantown. W. Va. He was a retired foreman of the West Penn Power Co. and a member of the Masontown Methodist Church, I.O.O.F. Lodge No. 340 of Kittanning and Encampment No. 244. Surviving are his widow, Mabel; four sons, including Darrell of Masontown, Harry Burton, of Waynesburg and Richard of Hopwood; a daughter; 23 grandchildren and a half-sister. The body will be at the May-Kuth funeral home Masontown, until noon Wednesday and in the Masontown Methodist Church from 1 to 2 P m , the hour of the funeral service, with the Rev. Clarence P. Dalton officiating. Burial will be in Greendale Cemetery, Masontown.
February 2, 1965, Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pennsylvania
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 6, 2015

PAUGH, Mrs. Ada Alice Uphold
SWANTON - Mrs. Ada Alice Paugh, 89, widow of George Riley Paugh, died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ernest Sweitzer, RD 1, Swanton, with whom she resided. A native of Swanton, she was a daugther of the late William and Lydia (Thomas) Uphold. She was a member of Swanton EUB Church for the past 62 years. Besides Mrs. Sweitzer, she is survived by three other daughters, Mrs. Dessie Shipley, RD 2, Flintstone; Mrs. Ruby Fickles, Bloomington, and Mrs. Alta Recroad, Terra Alta; a son, Civery L. Paugh, RD 1, Swanton; a brother, William Uphold, Dunbar, Pa.; 16 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Sharpless Funeral Home in Blaine where friends will be received today from 7 until 10 p.m. A service will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Swanton EUB Church. Rev. Eugene Matthews will officiate and interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church one hour before the service.
Source: The Cumberland Evening News; Cumberland, Maryland; Monday, February 5, 1968; page 7.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti) 
Posted February 8, 2014

PAUGH, Charles G.

Barnum, W. Va., June 3. Funeral Of Charles G. Paugh
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the home for Charles G. Paugh, aged 72. He was a lifetime resident of Barnum, an active member of the South M. E. Church for the past 32 years and was also a member of I. O. O. F. Lodge of Bloomington, Md. and the Encampment of Elk Garden, W. Va. Rev. V. R. Gillum of Elk Garden officiated. A selected choir sang "Safe in the Arms of Jesus" and the song requested by Mr. Paugh, "I Know My Name is Written There" and Mrs. Bussel Kight, Westernport, Md., sang 'Does Jesus Care?" The pallbearers were selected from the I. O. O. F. and the Encampment Lodge. Surviving are his widow, two daughters, Pearl Wilkins, Keyser, W. Va.; Bernice Clevenger, Ridgeley, W. Va., and two sons, Robert of Hampshire, W. Va., and Lewis, at home; one sister, Mrs. Wm. Tichnell of Chestnut Grove; two brothers, Wm. Paugh, Vindex, Md., and Joshua of Kitzmiller, Md. and five grandchildren, Clarence and Emily Paugh, Leon and Richard Wilkins, and Jared Clevenger. Among those attending the funeral were Mrs. Mary Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Jones and son, Morgantown, W. Va.; Newton Swagger, Grafton, W. Va.; Mrs. Freda Cosner, Cumberland; Bernice Clevenger and son Ridgley; William Burke, Beryl, W. Va.; Mrs. John Geris, Shaw, W. Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hott and two daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hott, Carl Hott, Elk Garedn[sic]; Martha Watson, Lucretia Masteller, Katheryn Masteller, Mrs. Clara Bean and grandson, Olive Hott, Mrs. Agnes Cannon, and daughter. Homer Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. B. N. Wilksons and two sons, Newton Gerard, Isaac Gerard, J. P. Gerard, Lee Boehmis, George Loy, Keyser; George Kinkaid and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Paugh and family, Kitzmiller, Md.; Roy Barnhouse, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Paugh, and son, Vindex; Mr. and Mrs. Russel Kight, Robert Dorham, Mac Derham, Mr. and Mrs. James Micheals, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Paugh, Westernport, Md.; Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Tichnell, Bloomington; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Tichnell, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Barnard. Mr. and Mrs. James Davis, Mr, and Mrs. Martin Tichnell and family, Mrs. Gus Wilson, Mrs. Velma Taylor, Chestnut Grove; Leonard Flick, William Harvey, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Paugh and two children, Mary Howard, Martin Watson, Hampshire, W. Va.
Friday, 3 June 1932; Cumberland Evening Times
Posted June 25, 2011

PAUGH, Mrs. Clara Roderick Demit

Mrs. Clara Roderick Demit Paugh, 78, widow of Jehu Paugh, died yesterday at the home of a son, Robert Paugh, near Kitzmiller. She fractured her hip about a year ago in a fall at home. Surviving besides Robert, are three other sons, Riley, Raymond and Leonard Paugh.
Cumberland Evening Times, January 19, 1942
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted July 26, 2009



OAKLAND - Guy W. Paugh, 75, of Londonderry, N. H., and a former resident of here, died Sunday in the Alexander Eastman Hospital at Derry, N. H. He was the son of the late Benjamin F. and Hester Ann (White) Paugh. Surviving are two sons, Marshall Paugh, Pittsburgh and Marion Paugh, Colorado; a sister, Mrs. Mary Kifer, Fullerton, Calif. and two brothers, Ray Paugh, Loch Lynn, and Murray Paugh, of here. The body is in the Minnich-Stewart Funeral Home here, where friends will be received tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home by Rev. Ivan H. Martin. Interment will be in the Friend Cemetery.
SOURCE: The Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; Sept. 27, 1971; page 16
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted May 31, 2010

PAUGH, James L.

James Paugh of Blaine W.Va., died last night at the Allegany hospital, of which institution he had been an inmate about a week. He was operated upon for a serious internal complaint. The body will be sent today to Blaine for interment.
Keyser Tribune, September 27, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 3, 2010

PAUGH, James L

KITZMILLER MD - Mr. James L. Paugh died Friday night in the Allegany Hospital at Cumberland after a short illness of but 5 days of severe attack of acute indigestion. The remains were brought home on Saturday evening. Funeral services were conducted in the M E Church, of which the deceased was a member. The services were conducted by Rev. Johnson, of Gormania. He leaves to survive him his wife and following sons and daughters, Mrs. Ida Bowman, of Grafton, Mrs. Bessie Williams, of Clarksburg, Mrs. Grace Markwood, of Jamestown, N, D, Miss Minnie, Guy and Earl, of Kitzmiller, and Stewart, of Virginia. His nephews, Edward Sollars, Roy Sowers, John Thrasher, Lawrence, Okey and Lee Junkins, acted as pall bearers.
Keyser Tribune, after September 28, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 3, 2010


PAUGH, Phillip Cass

ELK GARDEN - Died at Westernport Md, Jan 3, 1913, of tuberculosis, Phillip Cass Paugh, aged 61 years, 9 months and 20 days. The body was brought to Elk Garden on Mon following, and funeral services were conducted at the residence of Mr Jackson Spurling. Rev W W White preached the funeral sermon and the interment was in Elk Garden cemetery. The deceased was well known here, having lived at this place for many years, and only recently moved to Westernport. He leaves a wife, six daughters, and two sons. W H Kight was the funeral director.
Keyser Tribune, January 10, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 19, 2010


PAUGH, Mrs. Rilla Elizabeth Glotfelty
Oakland - Mrs. Rilla Elizabeth Paugh, 50, of Star Route 1, here, died yesterday at her residence. A native of McHenry, she was a daughter of Beason Donald and Vinnie L. (Kamp) Glotfelty. Mrs. Paugh was a member of Paradise United Brethren Church. Surviving are her husband, Kenneth L. Paugh; a daugher[sic], Mrs. Donna Carr, McHenry; a son, Kenneth R. Paugh, Aurora, W. Va.; three sisters, Mrs. Ileta Peck, and Mrs. Ethel Glotfelty, both of Oakland; Mrs. Clara Schroyer, Hagerstown; five brothers, Pierce E. Glotfelty, Donald B. Glotfelty, and James M. Gltfelty, all of here; Bernard L. Glotfelty, Red House; Randall R. Glotfelty, Sarasota, Rla., and four grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Stewart Funeral Home, from 7 to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home at 2 p.m. Friday by the Rev. Blair Burr. Interment will be in Garrett County Memorial Gardens.
Cumberland Evening Times; 28 May 1975
(Courtesy of Dave Gracie/transcribed by Genie)
Posted November 17, 2012


PAUL, Adam

FROSTBURG — Adam Paul, 79, RD 2, died suddenly yesterday while enroute to the home of a neighbor. He resided near Pocahontas, Pa. A son of the late Christian and Lana Paul, he is survived by a son Irwin Paul; one sister, Mrs. Louise Rickard, Greenville Township, Pa, and a brother in Pennsylvania. He held membership in Pocahontas Reformed Church. Services will be held Tuesday at 10 a. m. in Pocahontas Reformed Church with burial in Greenville Cemetery.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, August 24, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010



PAUL, Mrs. Bertha P. Baer

MEYERSDALE - Mrs. Bertha P. Paul, 48, wife of L. Emerson Paul, Meyersdale, RD 4, died Wednesday night in Meyersdale Community Hospital, where she had been a patient for three weeks. She was a native of the Meyersdale area, a daughter of Mrs. Matilda Knepp, Meyersdale RD 4, and the late Samuel S. Baer. Surviving, beside her husband and mother, are three children, Blaine, Dale and Terry Lee, at home; a brother, Alfred Baer, and a sister, Mrs. Margaret Ackerman, all of Meyersdale RD 4. The body is at the Price Funeral Home and will be taken Sunday at noon to the White Oak Lutheran Church for a service at 2 p. m. Rev. Charles E. Staub, pastor, will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 2, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 PAUL, Calvin L.

MEYERSDALE, Pa. - Calvin L. Paul, 77, of RD 3, Meyersdale, died Saturday at his home. A native of Greenville Township, Pa., he was born May 4, 1883, a son of the late Christian and Magdaline (Warner) Paul. He was a farmer and a member of the Greenville Lutheran Church. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Leora (Bear) Paul; five sons, Clarence E. Paul, RD 2, Meyersdale; Raymond E. and Homer D. Paul, both of RD 3, Meyersdale; L. Emerson Paul, RD 4, Meyersdale; and Sgt. Elbert Paul, stationed with the Army at Fort Huachoca, Ariz.; a daughter, Mrs. Catherine Beem, Pontiac, Mich., and 18 grandchildren. The body is at the Price Funeral Home here where the family will receive friends until noon tomorrow. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m in the Greenville Lutheran Church by Rev. Charles E. Staub and interment will be in the Greenville Union Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 5, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010

PAUL, George 

WELLERSBURG, Pa. — George Paul, 91, died at the residence of his son, George Paul, Jr., at Koppel, Pa., yesterday. He was born September 28, 1860, a son of the late Fred and Hannah (Baker) Paul. He was married to Ida (Trimble) Paul who died September 17, 1947. He was a member of Wellersburg Lutheran Church. Surviving, besides his son, are seven daughters, Mrs. Alys Allen, Santa Ana, Calif.; Mrs. Gertrude Smith and Mrs. Margaret Ray, both of Cumberland; Mrs. Effie Freeland, Keyser; Mrs. Estella Neff, Youngstown, Ohio; Mrs. Clara Shillingburger, Ridgeley, and Mrs. Grace Sturtz, Cumberland; another son, H. Frank Paul, Mt. Savage, 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p. m, with Harold R. Stoudt, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Frostburg, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 24, 1952 
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 9, 2012

PAUL, Godfrey

Paul, aged 34 years, who was employed as a fire clay miner by the Union Mining Company, near Mt. Savage, was mortally injured Saturday shortly before midnight when he fell from a car of the Cumberland and Westernport electric railroad, near Franklin school house. He had left
Westernport about 11:30 p.m. where he spent the evening. Paul was riding in the smoking compartment which has a wide door on each side. The seats run lengthwise. He transferred from one side to the other and when he sat down he apparently leaned backward too far, and losing his balance, fell out rolling under the car. His leg was cut off and he sustained other injuries. The injured man was taken aboard the car, which was run back to Westernport. He lived forty minutes after the accident. Dr. C. J. Fazenbaker attended him.

KeyserTribune, September 1, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 28, 2010

PAUL, Mrs. Ida Catherine Trimble

WELLERSBURG, Pa. — Mrs. Ida Catherine Paul, 81, daughter of the late Adam and Mary Brinham Trimble, died at her home here early this morning. Mrs. Paul and her husband, George Paul, 87, who survives, were two of the oldest residents of this section. She was a native of the community and a member of Wellersburg Lutheran Church. Surviving, besides the husband, are nine children: Mrs. James Allen, Santa Ana, Calif.; George Paul, Koppell, Pa.; Mrs. Andrew Smith, Cumberland; Harry Paul, Mt. Savage; Mrs. Victor Freeland, Keyser, W.Va.; Mrs. Fred Neff, Youngstown, Ohio; Miss Mary Paul, Cumberland; Mrs. Edgar Shillingburg, Ridgeley; Mrs. Grace Porter, Wellersburg; four sisters, Mrs. Jessie Kuhn, Cumberland; Mrs. Anna Fanson (sic: Sansom), Mt. Savage; Mrs. Espy Miller and Mrs. Lillian Rizer, Wellersburg. Services will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. from the Wellersburg Lutheran Church with the Rev. Justas H. Liesmann, pastor of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frostburg, officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 17, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 9, 2012


PAUL, Irvin

FROSTBURG - Irvin Paul, 60, Finzel, died this morning at his home. He had been in ill health some time. A native of Finzel he was a son of the late Adam and Barbara (Caton) Paul. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Mr. Paul was a retired miner. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Grace (Meese) Paul; two sons, Carl Paul, Plainesburg, N. J., and Harold Paul, at home, and two daughters, Mrs. Paul Short, Midlothian, and Miss Jean Marie Paul, at home. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 25, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010

Name: Lance Nathaniel Paul, 18, of Tub Mill Run Rd., West Salisbury, PA
Parents: Diane (Paul) Redman
DOB: May 20, 1986, in Meyersdale, PA
DOD: Wednesday, October 27, 2004, as a result of an auto accident on U.S. Rt. 219, in Elk Lick Township, Somerset Co., PA
Survived by: mother; step-father, Michael Redman; sister, Hanna Diane Tuck, at home; maternal grandparents, Ed and Loretta Paul, Salisbury, PA
Burial: October 29, 2004, Salisbury Cemetery
Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 9, 2014

PAUL, Mrs. Leora M. Baer

Mrs. Leora M. Paul, 70, of Meyersdale, R. D. 3, died in her home. She was born near Meyersdale, a daughter of the late Francis and Catherine Lowery Baer. Surviving are five sons, including Clarence E. of Meyersdale, R. D. 3, Raymond E. and Homer D. of Meyersdale, R. D. 3, and Emerson L. of Meyersdale, R. D. 4: a daughter; a sister, Mrs. Annie Meese of Salisbury; 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Her husband, Calvin, died in 1960.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, April 1, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

PAUL, Walter A.

Meyersdale, Pa., June 27 — A heart ailment was fatal Monday to Walter A. Paul, 37, of Greenville Township. He was employed as a sawmill operator but had been unable to work in recent months due to ill health. The son of the late Jacob and Sarah (Miller) Paul, Mr. Paul was a member of the Lutheran church of Greenville Township. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ethel (Wilson) Paul; three sons, Ronald, James and Gerald Paul, all at home; three sisters, Mrs. Ida Swartzwelder, Salisbury; Mrs. Minerva Myers and Mrs. Edna Huff, both of Meyersdale; and a brother, Greenville Township. Services will be conducted in the Lutheran church with the Rev. George E. Bowersox, Jr., officiating. Other arrangements were not announced.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 27, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2010

PAVELICK, Nick & Son

DUBOIS PA July 17 - The bodies of 21 victims of the mine explosion were taken form the workings at Sykesville today. The bodies were not burned or otherwise mutilated and it was evident that they died from after damp. G A Burrell, chemist of the bureau of mines car form Pittsburg, took a quantity of blood form the body of each victim and will examine it to determine the number killed by the explosion and the number by damp. It is believed the explosion was caused when some miner struck a pocket of gas and it exploded form the naked lamp.
The greatest mine disaster in this section of the country occurred last night at 9:30 o'clock in a shaft of the Cascade Coal and Coke Company at Sykesville, 9 miles south of Dubois, the lives of 21 miners being snuffed out almost instantly as the result of an explosion. Three sets of brothers and a father and son are included in the list of the dead. George and John Hook, brothers, were found clasped in each other's arms, as were also Nick Pavelick and his young son, aged 15 years. Nick Pavelick and his son were hurrying along together and, finding that death was inevitable, they embraced each other in a farewell and died while clasped together. The first intimation that the people on the surface had that an explosion had occurred was when the safety door on the fan blew open and the machinery began to run wild. It was immediately surmised that something was radically wrong in the shaft, but the extent of the disaster was not known until 11 o'clock last night, when the rescuers entered the mine.

Keyser Tribune, July 21, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 22, 2010

PAXTON, Mrs. Della Teeter

Mrs. Della Paxton, 82, Clearville, Pa., and formerly of Flintstone, died yesterday in Bedford County Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
A native of Petersburg, W. Va., Mrs. Paxton was a daughter of Benjamin and Edith Jane (Dolly) Teeter.  Twice married, her first husband, William H. Shreves, and her second husband, Page Paxton, both preceded her in death. She was a member of the Glendale Church of the Brethren. She is survived by three sons, Rennie Shreves, Cumberland; Bernie Paxton, Williams Road, and Eston Paxton, Hinkle Road; three daughters, Mrs. Frank Ried, Falling Water, W. Va.; Mrs. Ulysses Morris, Cumberland, and Mrs. Martin Adams, Clearville, with whom she resided; a brother, Blain Teeter, Flintstone; a half-brother, James Teeter, Cumberland; two half-sisters, Mrs. Vera Henry, Great Cacapon, W. Va., and Mrs. Genevieve Singleton, Cumberland; 25 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer Baltimore Avenue Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Glendale Church of the Brethrenn by Rev. John H. Buffenmyer, pastor.  Interment will be in the church cemetery.  The body will be taken to the church Tuesday at 1 p.m.

Sunday, May 3, 1971, Cumberland Evening Times
(Courtesy of Donald Nazelrod)

PAXTON, Eugene W., Sr.

Piedmont, W. Va., Feb. 18.—Services for Eugene W, Paxton, 69, husband of Clara (Hogan) Paxton, who died suddenly at his home, 44 Water street, Saturday afternoon were held yesterday morning from St. Peter's Catholic Church with requiem high mass celebrated by The Rev. Stephen Chylinski, assistant pastor, Monsignor Rev A, Scarpatti, pastor, and Rev. Victor Dowgiallo, assistant pastor were in the sanctuary. Interment was in St. Peter's cemetery. The pallbearers were Leon Gleason and William Quinn, both of Keyser; Thomas Walsh, Charles Spicer, John Patton, John Dugan. Among those attending were Patrick Cavanaugh, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs, George Allen and daughter, Edna Allen, Midland; Mr, and Mrs. John O'Rourke, Lonaconing; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Murphy, Philadelphia; Michael Hogan, Cumberland, and John Melvin, Keyser. Besides his wife he is survived, by one son, Eugene W. Paxton, Jr., at home and one sister, Mrs. Clara Hough, Norfolk, Va.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, February 19, 1941 - pg 11, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 11, 2010

PAXTON, Eugene W.

PIEDMONT — Eugene W. Paxton, 62, of 44 Water Street, died yesterday at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, shortly after being admitted. Born in Westernport, he was a son of the late Eugene and Clara (Hogan) Paxton. He was an employe in the engineering department at the Luke Mill, West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, and was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. A Surviving are his widow Leota (Williams) Paxton; two sons; Eugene Paxton, Keyser and George (Chris) Piedmont; a daughter, Constance Bosley, Texas, and five grandchildren. The body is at the Fredlock Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. The rosary will be recited there tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. A requiem mass will be celebrated at 10 a. m. Saturday at St. Peter's Church and interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, February 13, 1969 - pg 4, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 11, 2010


Taken to the County Hospital from the Western Md. Hospital a few days ago, suffering with mental break-down, James Paxton, 56 years old, a well known miner from Barton, died at that institution this morning. Paxton has been a sufferer from a dropsical affection for sometime, which undermined his health. His body will probably be taken to Barton for burial.
Cumberland Press of 23rd.
Keyser Tribune, April 25, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 4, 2010

PAXTON, Jemima

Almost simultaneously with the accidental death of Orval Coddington, 17 years old, son of William Coddington, in the Piedmont yards, having been run over by an engine, was the death of his grandmother, Mrs. Jemima Paxton, widow of David Paxton. She was 83 years of age. The funeral of both grandmother and grandson took place from the home on Thursday of last week, Rev. William Harris officiating.
Mineral Daily News, August 1, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 8, 2010

Name: Willielle "Billie" Paxton, 93, of Cumberland, MD
Parents: Arthur James Sizer and Ina (Taylor) Sizer
DOB: January 20, 1910, Chilesburg, VA
DOD: Wednesday, February 12, 2003, at the WMHS - Memorial Campus, Cumberland, MD
Spouse: Russell Paxton
Predeceased by: parents; husband

Survived by: brother, Arthur Sizer, Chilesburg, VA; sister, Ester Dodd, Washington, DC
Burial: Memorial Service: Thursday, February 20, 2003, Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Suitland, MD

Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 6, 2014

PAYNE, Anna Eliza

WINCHESTER, VA - Mrs. Anna Eliza Payne, aged 72, widow of Summerfield Payne, of Falling Waters, W. VA., died at the home of her stepdaughter, Mrs. Chas Jefferson, Brucetown. Two sons and two stepdaughters survive.
Keyser Tribune, November 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 6, 2010


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