2010-09-02 / Obituaries

Edna A. Sipes

Greencastle, 71

Mrs. Edna Amy “Sadie” (Souders) Sipes, 71, Greencastle, Pa., died at 4:00 p.m., Monday, August 23, 2010, in Waynesboro Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.

Born August 15, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Claude B. and Goldie (Cooper) Souders.

She attended Mc- Connellsburg schools.

She and her husband, Maurice Q. “Fuzz” Sipes were married on March 10, 1956, in Needmore. They lived at their current residence for more than 42 years.

She was employed by Sylvania Shoe Factory and later by S.P.I. until she retired in 2001.

She was of Protestant faith and attended Macedonia United Brethren Church, Greencastle.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters: Carole Beam, Greencastle; Sharon Kent, Greencastle; a son: Barry Sipes, Greencastle; five grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren; two sisters: Betty Hoffman and Alice Strait, both of McConnellsburg; four brothers: Grover Souders, McConnellsburg; Jay Souders, Dublin Mills; Lyle Souders, Warfordsburg;, a twin brother, Edgar Souders, Welsh Run, Pa.; a half sister, Patricia Hazlin, Atlanta, Ga.; a stepsister, Rosaline Carbaugh, McConnellsburg; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by four brothers: Ray Souders, Melvin “Tom” Souders, Calvin Souders, Blair Souders; two sisters: Faye Knepper, Helene Schetrompf; her stepmother, Ann (Urban) Souders, a stepbrother, Carl Urban, and a half brother, Jerry Souders.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 27, 2010, in Macedonia United Brethren Church, Greencastle. Rev. Gayle L. Ruble, Sr. officiated. Burial was in Parklawn Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Macedonia United Brethren Church, 11887 Worleytown Rd., Greencastle, PA 17225.

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