2011-01-27 / Obituaries

Georgia J. Deshong

79, McConnellsburg

Georgia J. DeShong, 79, of McConnellsburg, Pa., passed away Friday, January 21, 2011, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg, Pa.

Georgia was born in Webster Mills, Pa., on September 10, 1931, the daughter of the late William Lee and Ruth (Knable) Kuhn. She was the widow of Robert “Bob” Lee DeShong whom she married on September 10, 1951. He passed away on February 4, 1991.

Mrs. DeShong was a member of the Webster Mills Free Brethren Church, Mc- Connellsburg, had worked at the Sagner sewing factory in McConnellsburg for 20 years and also was a homemaker.

She is survived by a son, Roger Lee (husband of Linda S.) DeShong of Mc- Connellsburg; a daughter, Stacey Lee Shaw of Mc- Connellsburg; sisters Jessie Pauline Hayes of Fayetteville; Margaret Ellen Racilla of Fayetteville; Martha Madeline Kuhn of Mc- Connellsburg; Charlotte Kathleen Goetz of Greencastle; brothers William Rankin Kuhn of Chambersburg; Blair McKinley Kuhn of St. Thomas; Denver Allen Kuhn of McConnellsburg; grandchildren: Toby Allen Shaw, Crystal Dawn Glenn, Steven Andrew Shaw, Roger “JR” DeShong, Krysten Lynnette Betts; and greatgrandchildren: Lainnie Sharon Glenn and Hoyt Jeffrey Glenn. She was preceded in death by sisters Mary Gladys Youse, Bannie Rosella Keefer, and Marian Bernice Mellott, and brothers Grover Parker Kuhn and Lee Kuhn.

Religious services were held at Webster Mills Free Brethren Church, Mc- Connellsburg, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, with Pastor William Bair officiating.

Interment was made in Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg, Pa.

Arrangements were made by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.

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