The Progress, Clearfield, Pa., Friday, December 17, 1999
HOUSTON, Texas - Funeral services for Maxine O. Dale, 79, of Houston, Texas, who died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1999, at South East Memorial Hospital, Houston, will be held Saturday at 11 a.n. at Dale United Methodist Church, Woodland RD, with Rev. Jay A. Morris officiating.
Interment will be at the church cemetery.
Friends will be received at Strange and Weaver Home for Funerals, Morrisdale, today from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday at the church one hour prior to the service.
Born May 25, 1920, in Woodland, she was a daughter of Wyatt and Maude (Wilson) Gill.
Mrs. Dale had been living with her daughter and son-in-law, Fred and Judith Langham.
She was a graduate of Clearfield High School. She worked as a machinist for Westinghouse in Pittsburgh before her enlistment in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. After her marriage she attended Penn State University to study agriculture.
On Feb. 12, 1947. she wed James Clark Dale, who died Feb. 2, 1983.
Surviving are four children, George Johnston Dale of Bellefonte, Judith Langham of Houston, Byron Douglas Dale of Alexandria, Va., and Jamie Fiat of Clearfield; three grandchildren, Rory Angus Dale, serving in the U.S. Navy, and Phaedra Holly and Crystal Michelle Langham, both of Houston.
Also surviving are two sisters, Anna Dorothy Allen and Sara Grace McGraw, both of Daytona Beach, Fla.; and three brothers, Orvis W. Gill of Waxahachie, Texas, W. Frank Gill of New Castle and David H. Gill of Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, John Angus Gill.
Memorial contributions may be made to Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation Inc. or any charitable foundation of the donor's choice.
James Clark Dale
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