2012-08-02 / Obituaries

Iva I. Seiders

McConnellsburg, 98

Iva I. Seiders, 98, Mc- Connellsburg, died Monday, July 30, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center.

She was born October 22, 1913, in Silvan, Pa., the daughter of the late Benjamin and Effie ( Rager) Shives. She was married to the late John Jacob Seiders.

She was a housewife and homemaker, raising children and helping on the farm.

She is survived by three sons: David (husband of Betty) Seiders of McCon-nellsburg; John (husband of the late Mary Ann) Seiders of McConnellsburg, and Dean (husband of Linda) Seiders of Burnt Cabins; and one daughter, Ruby (wife of the late Jack) Seville, McConnellsburg; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert Shives of Mercersburg; and four sisters: Betty Ernest of East Waterford, Pa.; Ruth Barnhart of Chambersburg; Jane Carty of Greencastle; and Rachael Gray of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Effie Rager Shives; her husband, John Jacob Seiders; one brother, Benjamin Shives, and four sisters: Agnes Ward, Ethel Williams, Louie Stahl and Alice Smith.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 2, 2012, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in Mc- Connellsburg. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will also be visitation one hour prior to the funeral service. Interment will be held at Union Cemetery with the Pastor William Kuhn officiating.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 322 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, is be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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