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 Verna E. <I>Phenicie</I> Williams

Verna E. Phenicie Williams

Sylvan, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Oct 2006 (aged 86)
Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 175484667 · View Source
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Mrs. Verna E. Williams, 86, formerly of 212 N. Hackberry Drive, Chambersburg, Pa., died Wednesday evening, October 11, 2006, in ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg, Pa.

Born July 8, 1920, in Sylvan, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Roy and Ethel Yeakle Phenicie.

For 44 years she resided in Baltimore, Maryland, where she was employed as a waitress and a cook at area restaurants. She returned to Pennsylvania in 1984. Her husband, Robert Williams, died July 2, 1974.

Her personal interests were reading, dogs and feeding squirrels. She was of Protestant faith.

Surviving are two daughters, Shirley M. (Mrs. C. Richard) Keyser of Mercersburg, Pa., and Thelma L. (Mrs. Robert E.) Howell of Chambersburg; one son, Carl C. Bivens of Greencastle, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren; a sister, M. Louise Stouffer of Mercersburg; and a brother, Roy Phenicie, Jr., of Greencastle. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Rhoda Bivens; a son, Richard Bivens; a granddaughter, JoAnn Dean; five brothers, Elder, Merle, Homer, James and Robert Phenicie; and two sisters, Marie Bivens and Grace Mellott.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16th, in Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, with the Reverend Alvin E. Goetz officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

There will be no viewing; however, the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Suite 302, Carlisle, Pa. 17015.

Public Opinion
Chambersburg, PA
Thursday, October 12, 2006




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