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Oct. 26, 1956-Oct. 29, 1956

Posted 2018-05-10

Oct. 26, 1956

    The Woodstock-Toms Brook Teen Center will hold a Hallowe’en Masquerade Dance Saturday night, October 27 from 7:30 until 11 p.m. in the Woodstock High School gymnasium. Judges will be on hand to select the best looking costumers and prizes will be awarded.

    Births at Shenandoah County Memorial Hospital. Oct. 18 – Mr. and Mrs. Richard Painter, Edinburg, boy; Oct. 19, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Stoneburner, Strasburg, boy; and Mrs. Robert Simmons, Woodstock, girl; Oct. 20, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Crum, Woodstock, boy; and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Proctor, New Market, girl; Oct. 21, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Andrews, Strasburg, boy; Oct. 24 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pence, Edinburg, boy; Oct. 25, Mr. and Mrs. George Stout, Edinburg, boy; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sager, Mt. Jackson, boy.

    Woodstock Rt. 1. Mr. and Mrs. John Smoot were recent supper guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fogle. Other visitors were Mrs. Lucy Funk, Mr. Maynard Hamman and Mr. and Mrs. Emery Coffman; Mr. William Priest of Farmland, Ind. arrived Saturday at the home of his brother, Mr. Frank Priest, where he will visit for an indefinite length of time.

    John Seal was high bidder on the 91 acre farm and all farm outbuildings on Oct. 25 by Robert D. Bauserman, attorney in fact for Lawrence Russell and others, heirs of their deceased mother, Mrs Grace Belle Russell. The property is located on State Road 642 about two miles north of Woodstock. Mr. Seal’s top bid was $11,000.


Oct. 29, 1956

    Died. Mrs. Imogene Lee Bowers, 38, wife of Albert O. Bowers, who lived along U. .S. Rt. 11, 2 1-2 miles south of Edinburg, died Saturday night about 6 o’clock. The deceased was born near Edinburg on May 21, 1918 and was a daughter of Delacy D. Foltz and the late Mrs. Martha Rebecca Hoover Foltz. She was married to Albert O. Bowers in 1939. She is survived by her husband and father and children Carolyn, Donald and Ronald Bowers, all at home; also two brothers Claude A. Foltz, Edinburg, and Dewell Foltz. New Market.


    Married. Mrs. Gordan Repass Umberger of Wytheville, Virginia, announces the marriage of her daughter Mary Repass, to Mr. Floyd William Haines, son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Haines of Winchester, on Sunday October 28 in Porter Chapel, Saint Paul’s Methodist Church, Hagerstown, Md. The couple will live in Woodstock.


    C. L. (“Sod”) Conner, rural mail carrier at Maurertown for the last 37 years, will retire Oct. 31. It is expected that his son-in-law, Lee Carey, who is Maurertown’s substitute carrier, will take over the route until the Civil Service Commission calls for a Civil Service examination to fill the vacancy. Mr. Conner is active in church and civic work of his community. He has been an active member for many years of the Toms Brook Methodist Church, which is only two miles from his home. He also is active in the Maurer-Brook Olive Ruritan Club, the Maurertown Citizen’s Club. He owns and lives in an attractive home along U. S. Route 11 in the northern edge of the village.