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Reverend Owen Byrd Womack

Reverend Owen Byrd Womack 1930-2022 Reverend Owen Byrd Womack, 92, of Martinsburg, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 5, 2022 at Care Haven Center. Born February 25, 1930, in Lynchburg, Va., he was the son of the late Robert B. Womack and Marion R. Ashwell Womack.[Read More…]

Diane Leslie Somers

Diane Leslie Somers 1953-2022 On 5 December 2022, Diane Leslie Somers died after a brief illness. She was a lifelong resident of Dundalk. Born in 1953, she attended Baltimore County Public schools where, after returning to college later in life, she enjoyed a career as a teacher. In her free[Read More…]

Larry Daniel Kyne, Sr.

Larry Daniel Kyne, Sr. 1958-2022 Larry Daniel Kyne, Sr., age 64, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, Va. Born September 6, 1958 at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of the late Robert Daniel and Jessie[Read More…]

Judith E. Meade

Judith E. Meade Judith E. “Judy” Meade, 78, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, December 9, 2022 at the Stonerise Berkeley Springs. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, December 15 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Bethel Cemetery near Gore, Va. Arrangements by[Read More…]

Chip Shots – Just Wren baby!

Just Wren baby! by Jim Buzzerd Last Wednesday Wren Baker was named West Virginia University’s next vice president and director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Baker comes to Morgantown from the University of North Texas, where he has been the vice president and athletics director since 2016. With previous stops at Missouri,[Read More…]

Wilma Louise Meyers

Wilma Louise Meyers 1928-2022 Wilma Louise Meyers, 94, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Friday, December 2, 2022, at Homewood at Williamsport. Born Wednesday, July 25, 1928 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Walter Neely and the late Agnes (Fleece) Neely. Wilma graduated from Washington County[Read More…]

Phillip C. Spriggs

Phillip C. Spriggs 1929-2022 Phillip C. “Phil” Spriggs, 93, of Williamsport and formerly of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at his home. Born June 30, 1929, in Westernport, Md., he was a son of the late Charles and Virgil (Zais) Spriggs. He was preceded in[Read More…]

James Robert Hoffer

James Robert Hoffer James Robert Hoffer—brother, father, grandfather, missionary, pastor, and friend—passed away November 16, 2022, in Calhoun, Georgia. Cancer took his body quietly and quickly. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Vera Hoffer, and one brother, William (Bill). He is survived by his wife, Ruth Wright[Read More…]

Patsy Ann McCumbee

Patsy Ann McCumbee 1952-2022 Patsy Ann McCumbee, age 70, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Friday, December 2, 2022 at her home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born September 13, 1952 in Oldtown, Md., she was the daughter of the late John William and Elma Virginia[Read More…]

Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts Adam Roberts died unexpectedly of natural causes on November 19 in Washington, D.C. at age 53. The joy of his life was his family whom he cherished in word and deed. He is beloved and deeply missed by wife of 20 years Stephanie, daughters Bella and Mia, his[Read More…]