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February 28, 2015 – Rev. Buddy R. Pipes

The Rev. Buddy R. Pipes, a retired Elder, died in the Hughes Care Unit of Harvest Hill, Lebanon, N.H. Feb. 28, 2015, after a prolonged illness. A memorial service will be held at the Church of Christ at Dartmouth College in the spring. Buddy Roger Pipes was […]

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January 29, 2015 – Pastor Gilbert O’Loan Lockwood

Pastor Gilbert O’Loan Lockwood, 89. of Berkeley Springs, W. Va., a retired Local Pastor, died Jan. 29, 2015, at Autumn Acres in Berkeley Springs. The Revs. G. Edward Grove and Terri Cofiell officiated at a funeral service Feb. 7, 2015, at the Brown Funeral Home. A Memorial […]

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January 15, 2015 – Zelah Hall Conley

Zelah Hall Conley, 98, the wife of the late Rev. Paul Conley, died Jan. 15, 2015, at Asbury Methodist Village. A funeral service was held Jan. 22 at the DeVol Funeral Home. Zelah Hall and Paul Conley married in 1936 and had 57 years together before his […]

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January 15, 2015 – Rev. Elizabeth Pate (Smith) Carlson

The Rev. Elizabeth Pate (Smith) Carlson, 88, a resident of Somerford House in Hagerstown, died Jan. 15, 2015. A memorial service was held Jan. 31 at the Montessori Academy of Chambersburg, Pa. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery. Born March 3, 1926, in Montezuma, Ga., she […]

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January 11, 2015 – Rev. William E. Polk, Jr.

The Rev. William E. Polk, Jr., 89, a retired Elder, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. A funeral service was held Jan. 17, at Grace UMC in Baltimore. The Rev. Amy McCullough officiated and the Revs. Emora Brannan and James McSavaney participated. Polk was was retired from active […]

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January 4, 2015 – Nettie Wright

Nettie Wright, 97, wife of the late Rev. Harold B. Wright, died Jan. 4, 2015, in Hagerstown. The Rev. Ken Dunnington officiated at a memorial service Jan. 24, at Reisterstown UMC Nettie Lawson Wright was born Sept. 16, 1917, in Washington, D.C., to the late Irving E. […]

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December 30, 2014 – Rev. Ira Clay Keperling

The Rev. Ira Clay Keperling died Dec. 30, 2014, at Normandie Ridge Senior Living Community in York, Pa. A Service of Honor and Praise was held Jan. 3, 2015, at Winterstown UMC in Felton, Pa., with the Rev. Keith J. Schmuck officiating. Ira Clay Keperling was born […]

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December 25, 2014 – Pastor Erma Dyson

Pastor Erma Dyson, 63, the wife of Pastor Richard C. Dyson Sr., died Dec. 24, 2014. A funeral was held Dec. 31 at Jackson Chapel UMC in Frederick. Erma Arlene Ambush was born Oct. 22, 1951, to the late Julia Virginia and George Thomas Ambush. She graduated […]

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December 25, 2014 – Louise Phelps

Louise Phelps, 97, the widow of the late Rev. Franklin “Bailey” Phelps, died Dec. 25, 2014, at Asbury Village in Gaithersburg. The Rev. Harold Bell-Wright officiated at a service in Jefferson Funeral Chapel Dec. 30, and the Rev. James Miller officiated at a memorial service Jan. 17 […]

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December 23, 2014 – Rev. Charles Donophan

The Rev. Charles Donophan, 81, a retired Elder, died Dec. 23, 2014, at a Salisbury, Maryland, Nursing Home. A funeral service was held there Dec. 30 and one at Barretts Chapel in Frederica, Delaware, Dec. 31. Born in Frederica, he was the son of the late John […]

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