2013-08-01 / Obituaries

Phyllis E. Eader Big Cove Tannery, 75

Phyllis E. Eader, 75, Big Cove Tannery, died Friday, July 26, 2013, at her residence.

She was born in Hagerstown, Md., June 26, 1938, the daughter of the late Albert Russell and Goldie Levenia (Clark) Ragland. She was the widow of John H. Eader Sr., whom she married on August 29, 1956. He preceded her in death on June 19, 2010.

She worked as a homemaker and also helped her late husband with the family business. She was the president of the Owls Club Ladies Auxillary of Hagerstown, since 1977. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.

She is survived by her son, John H. Eader Jr. (companion of Carol) of Big Cove Tannery; daughter Clara L. Wetzel (wife of Robert) of Big Cove Tannery; son Wyatt E. Eader of Big Cove Tannery; son Jacob R. Eader (husband of Kristy) of Buck Valley; son Cheyenne R. Eader Sr. (husband of Penny) of Big Cove Tannery; daughter Dolly A. McCumbee (wife of William Jr.) of Berkley Springs; son Michael A. Eader Sr. (companion of Tina) of Big Cove Tannery; son David L. Eader Sr. (wife of Loretta) of Big Cove Tannery; brother Harry Ragland of Mercersburg; sisters: Gladys Whitmere of Hagerstown and Bonnie Ragland of Hagerstown; 21 grandchildren; 16 step-grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 17 step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Ragland; sisters: Francis Stevens, Alberta Woodcock, Nancy Renner; and three step-great-grandchildren

Services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 30. Pastor Lowell Bard and Pastor Russell Hoffman officiated. Interment was at Rehoboth Cemetery Tollgate Ridge, Pa.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com

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