2013-05-16 / Obituaries

Shirley M. Souders Warfordsburg, 79

Shirley Maxine Souders, 79, Warfordsburg, died Monday, May 6, 2013, surrounded by her family at her home.

Born June 3, 1933, in Buck Valley, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ethel Sigel and Hetzel Iames.

She graduated from Southern Fulton High School in 1952.

She was a lifelong member of Buck Valley Zion Lutheran Church.

She is survived by three children: Dwain Souders and wife Linda of Warfordsburg; Jeffrey Souders of Falling Waters, W.Va.; Connie Mellott and husband Mark of Warfordsburg; five grandchildren: Jedediah Souders, Bethany Ramsey, Zachary Mellott, Lucas Mellott and Cody Souders; and three great-grandchildren: Abigail Souders, MacKinlay and Miyah Ramsey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Souders, on March 27, 2008, and whom she married on June 12, 1952, in Hagerstown, Md.

Funeral services were held Friday, May 10, at 11 a.m. at Buck Valley Zion Lutheran Church, Warfordsburg. Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr. officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Buck Valley Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery Association c/o Kathy Dunklebarger, 3144 Harmonia Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267, of Lutheran Homecare Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

Online condolences at www.grovefh.com.

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