2017-05-31 / Obituaries

Glendon K. Somers


Glendon K. “Cotton” Somers, 93 of Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Homewood.

Born August 29, 1923 in Berkeley Springs, he was the son of the late Austin and Catherine Somers.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Helen McCarty Somers; two daughters, Debbie Mann and Sherie MacCumbee; three grandchildren, Drew South, Tyler Harp and Abby Harp and three great-grandchildren.

He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was an artist and made a living at sign painting.

Services were held Friday, May 26 at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Interment was in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or to Homewood Retirement Home, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport, MD 21795.

Michael W. Farris

Michael Wayne Farris, 53, of Houston, Texas, died Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Houston.

Full obituary in next week’s edition.

Local arrangements are being handled by Helsley- Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs.

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