2011-01-27 / Obituaries

Rae B. Mellott

70, Needmore

Rae B. Mellott, 70, of Needmore, Pa., passed away Thursday, January 20, 2011, at her residence.

Rae was born in Cito, Pa., on January 15, 1941, the daughter of the late Edwin and Beatrice ( Souders) Bookheimer. She was the wife of Willis A. Mellott, whom she married on December 24, 1959.

Mrs. Mellott was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren, Needmore, where she taught Sunday school for many years and also was a homemaker.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons Timothy A. Mellott of Needmore; Toby A. (husband of Elizabeth) Mellott of Concord, N.C.; sisters Elva Davis of Hollidaysburg; Catherine Peters of Scotland; brothers Merrill, Jack and Dean Bookheimer, all of Chambersburg; Robert Bookheimer of Richmond, Va.; Ronald Bookheimer of Columbus, Ohio; Clyde Bookheimer of McConnellsburg; and grandchildren Darin Mellott, Wesley Mellott and Chase Carey. She was preceded in death by brothers Lawrence and Larry Bookheimer.

Religious services were held at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren, Needmore, at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, with Pastor Roger Truax officiating.

Interment was made in Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Needmore.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Rae to Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren, 2507 Pleasant Ridge Road, Needmore, PA 17238.

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

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