2014-02-27 / Obituaries

Ruth E. Souders McConnellsburg, 101

Ruth Emma Souders, 101, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, February 23, 2014, at Fulton County Medical Center.

She was born November 13, 1912, in Ravensburg, Pa., to Jacob Edward and Elizabeth E. (Gordon) Keyser. She was married to the late Walter Reed Souders, who passed away in 1951.

She was employed by Sagner Manufacturing as a seamstress until she retired.

She is survived by two daughters: A. Kay McGarvey and Wanda L. Souders, both of McConnellsburg; six grandchildren; 16 greatgrandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded by her parents, Jacob E. and Elizabeth Keyser; her husband, Walter Reed Souders; one daughter, Patricia “Patsy” Kendall; one grandchild; and three sisters: Lavina Hann, Ella Bender and Gertrude Sowers.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, February 27, 2014, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mc- Connellsburg, with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be held at Union Cemetery with the Rev. Neil Ray, Rev. John Godissart and Rev. Dick Bernhard officiating.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, will handle the arrangements. Online condolences at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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