2017-05-03 / Obituaries

Louise I. Souders


Louise Ilda Souders, 86, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, April 29, 2017 at The Berkeley Springs Center, LLC.

Born October 30, 1930 in Morgan County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Clayton and Edith Claire Somers Sheppard.

She had attended Berkeley Springs Church of Christ.

She attended public schools in Morgan County and had worked seasonally at National Fruit in Winchester.

She had been a homemaker in recent years.

She is survived by five children, Jean Spielman, Berkeley Springs, Barbara Henry, Winchester, Va., David Souders, Spartanburg, S.C., Lisa Perechuck, Hagerstown, Md. and Joyce Souders of Florida; one sister, Edna Ketterman, Frederick, Md.; seven grandchildren; 10 greatgrandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Leo Souders on May 19, 1971; three sisters, Phyllis Brown, Lacy Light and Frances Bell and two brothers, George Sheppard and Charles Sheppard.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 3 at Helsley- Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs where friends will be received from noon-1 p.m. Pastor Rodney C. Truax will officiate. Interment will be in Greenway Cemetery.

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