2009-08-20 / Obituaries

Louise Unger Jennings

Hancock, 84

Louise Unger Maconaughey Jennings, 84, Hancock, Md., died Friday, August 14, 2009, at Berkeley Springs Rehab and Nursing, Berkeley Springs.

Born February 17, 1925, in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of the late Calvin Sherard and Martha Bishop Unger and the widow of her first husband, George Willard Maconaughey, and her second husband, Morris Jennings.

She was a self-employed seamstress, was owner operator of Sychamore Kitchen, and she operated a weigh station for Mangus Coal Co., both in Evansville, W.Va. She also had been employed with Jacobs Brothers in Hancock.

She was a member of Preston County Senior Citizens, Newburg, W.Va., and a member of Ladies Auxiliary Club, Evansville, W.Va.

She enjoyed quilting, sewing, embroidery, gardening and antiquing.

She was a member of Evansville United Methodist Church, Evansville, W.Va.

She is survived by two daughters: Carmon Maconaughey Gordon, Hancock; Linda Maconaughey Snyder and husband Robert, Tucson, Ariz.; nine sisters: Margaret Whitacre, Conococheague, Md.; Mary Unger, Cumberland, Md.; Anna Lee Riggleman, Betty Rose McCoy and Naomi Stewart, all of Berkeley Springs; Frances McAlee, Titusville, Fla.; Beckey Palmer, Gerradstown, W.Va.; Millie McKinley, Hancock; and Ellie Reynolds, Vero Beach, Fla.; five brothers: Lawrence Unger, Warfordsburg; James Unger, Berkeley Springs; Wesley Unger and Bill Unger, both of Capon Bridge, W.Va.; and Joe Unger, Winchester, Va.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, James Willard Maconaughey; son-in-law, Mason Gordon; two sisters: Evalene Madison and Nancy Galloday; and three brothers: Lester Miller, Lloyd Jackson and David Pines Unger.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 17, at 11:00 a.m., at Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church, Hancock. Rev. Roger Palmer and Rev. Philip Unger officiated. Burial was made in the church cemetery.

Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, was in charge of arrangements.

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