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Jan. 12, 1958-Jan. 14, 1958

Posted 2018-09-06

Jan. 12, 1958    

    The January meeting of the Women’s Society Christian Service of the Methodist Church in Edinburg was held at the apartment of Miss Virginia Coffman on Wednesday night. Miss Laura Stoneburner was the devotional leader and her topic was “Japan Today.” She was assisted in the program by Mrs. Bragg Moyer, Miss Virginia Coffman, Mrs. Eliza Cooper and Mrs. Ruth Hollar. Mrs. Rosa Howe, the president, was in charge of the business meeting.

    (Adv). Dance. Saturday Night. Woodstock Fire Hall. Music by Glenn Combs. Benefit Fire Company.

    Edinburg. New Year’s day dinner guests of Miss Louise Blair were Misses Laura, Mary and Ada Stoneburner and their brother, Lee Stoneburner.

     Mr. and Mrs. Ripley Fleming, who recently returned from California, have taken an apartment in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Fleming, Hawkinstown, formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Dave Busch.


Jan. 14, 1958

    Died. Mrs. Estelle Newell, a native of Shenandoah County and born Nov. 19, 1855, she was the daughter of the late Robert T. and Ada Hamman Painter. She was married in 1915 to Clarence F. Coffman of Maurertown, who died in the flu epidemic of 1918. In 1930 she married John Newell, who died Nov. 5, 1956. Survivors are two sisters Misses Rena  R. and Virginia H. Painter of the home place, two brothers Ernest E. and Fred P. Painter also at the same community near Woodstock.

    Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Shipe, Mrs. W. J. Hottle and Mrs. Charles Hupp were guests over last Sunday of their mothers, Mrs. Minnie Lentz and Mrs. Mary Dean at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bumgartner at Bendersville, Pa…Last Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Fish were Mr. and Mrs. “Buddy” Baker and family of Alexandria. New Year’s Day dinner guests were Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Hamman and son, Mike, Mrs. K. P. Hullihen, Misses Kathryn and Drucilla Wetzel of Woodstock. Week-end guests were Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Moreland of Maryland.

    Died. Samuel G. Laughlin, age 80, a retired painter and paper hanger of Woodstock, was found dead in his home on South Commerce St. in Woodstock yesterday at 9 a.m. Mr. Laughlin, who lived alone, was discovered dead sitting in a chair, by a neighbor, Mrs. Landon McInturff in whose home he visited the previous night about 7 o’clock. Mr. Laughlin  was born March 23, 1877, a son of William and Mary Susan Coffelt Laughlin. Survivors are a sister, Mrs. John Bennett of Woodstock, and a nephew Charles Morrison of New York. Interment in the Lutheran cemetery, Woodstock.

    Fishers Hill. Guests over the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Sibert and daughter were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bagnell and son, Mrs. Junior Ritenour and daughter of Toms Brook, Mrs. Jim Pence, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Walter  Sibert and children, all of Winchester, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Purcell and children, Brucetown, Mr. and Mrs. Harry D. Pence and family, Larue and Junior Williams, Brucetown, Hugh Keller, Billy Pence, Oranda, Mrs. William Fisher and daughter Marcie and Mrs. Russell Baker, Mr. Cecil Fravel and sons Toms Brook, Garrie and Lannie Bauserman, Maurertown.