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Winchester Star (Newspaper) - October 17, 2008, Winchester, Virginia A2 Friday.0ct0ber 17 2008 obituaries & news the Winchester Star death notices Harry Wesley Hammack sr., 95, of Middletown died wednesday oct. 15, 2008, at hidden Springs senior living in Bentonville. Arrangements Are by Stover funeral Home of Strasburg. Norman l Funk 74, of Chambersburg formerly of Winchester died thursday oct. I 2008, at Manor care health services of Chambersburg. Arrangements Are by Thomas l Geisel funeral Home inc. Of Chambersburg. Lucien Thomas Bannister Al. Of Sterling died wednesday oct. 15, 2008, in Keston. Arrangements Are by Omps funeral Home of Winchester. Fred William Saville sr., 67, of Paw Paw . Died wednesday oct. 15, 2008, at memorial Hospital in Cumber land my. Arrangements Are by the Kimble funeral Home in Paw Paw. Harold i. Ike Phillips or. Harold 1. Ike Phillips 96, of Mountain Falls Virginia died wednesday october 15, 2008. Ike was born in Shenandoah county Virginia in 1912, the son of the late James a. And Pearl a. Phillips. He retired in 1979 after owning and operating the 3-p Fig farm for 30 years. He was a member of my. View United methodist Church. He was a Charier member of the Back Creek Puritan club and a charter member of the Shenandoah Sams camping club. He was also a member of mine Bank Hunt club and caretaker of Pembrook Springs. Ike enjoyed the outdoors and loved to Hunt and fish. He married Rosemary h. Phillips on september 11, 1946, in Williamsport Maryland. He is survived by his wife of Mountain Falls Virginia two daughters Bonnie p. Sperow and her husband William of Crossville to and Rebecca p. Hogan and her husband Lynn of Star Tannery a a son. Barry w. Phillips and his wife Vicki of Buckhannon we a sister Ruth p. I am of Stephens City six grandchildren Anita Rose will sperow Rachel Mitchell Patrick Hogan Lindsey Hogan and Van Romer and three great grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted on sunday at 2 . At Omps funeral Home Amherst Chapel with David a. Owings officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View cemetery Mountain Falls Virginia. Pallbearers will be Steve Helsley Lynn Hogan Ted Cox Jimmy Wilkins Ralph Lowery Aaron Mitchell sr., Jimmy Merriner sr., and m. Kirby Lloyd. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Back Creek Puritan club. The family will receive friends from 6-8 . On saturday evening at Omps funeral Home Amherst. Chapel. Memorial contributions May be made to Back Creek Puritan club co Kirby Lloyd 5821 Wardensville Grade Star Tannery Virginia 22654. Obituary and online Guestbook at wow. Of psf n Erath o . New Leaf weight loss wellness & Day spa 2255 Vallay ave.  Winchester a 22601 phone 722-0020 lose 2-6 lbs. Per week guaranteed Call today for a free consultation titanic survivor offers her mementos 96-year-old Mill Ina Dean will sell the relics of her ordeal to pay for nursing care by Jill Lawless associated press writer London Mill Ina Dean was Only 2 months old when she was wrapped in a sack and lowered into a Lifeboat from the doomed titanic. Now 96, the last survivor of the tragic sinking is Selling mementos of the disaster to help pay her nursing Home fees. Rescued from the bitterly cold Atlantic on that april 1912 night Dean her 2-year-old brother and her Mother were taken to new York with nothing but the clouts on their backs. Before returning Home to England they were Given a Small Wicker suitcase of donated clothing a gift from new yorkers to help them rebuild their lives. Now Dean is Selling the suitcase and other titanic mementos to help pay her nursing Home fees. They Are expected to go for $5,200 at an auction of titanic Memorabilia saturday in Devizes in Western England. Among the items Are rare prints of the titanic and letters from the titanic Relief fund offering her Mother one Pound seven shillings and sixpence a week in compensation. But the key item in the Sale is the suitcase said auctioneer Andrew Aldridge. They would have carried their Little world in this suitcase he said thursday Dean has lived at Woodlands Ridge a private nursing Home in the Southern City of Southampton titanic s Home port since she broke her hip two Campaign from Page Al Nancv Palmieri the associated press Mill Ina Dean a titanic survivor smiles As she prepares to sign a titanic movie poster at the titanic historical society s convention in Springfield mass., in april 1998. As a 2-month-old baby Dean was wrapped in a sack and lowered into a Lifeboat from the of the sinking ship. Years ago. I am not Able to live in my Home anymore Dean was quoted As telling the Southern daily Echo newspaper. I am Selling it All now because i have to pay these nursing Home fees and am Selling anything that i think might fetch some a spokeswoman for Woodlands Ridge said Dean was too tired thursday to speak to the associated press. She said rooms at the nursing Home Cost Between $1,000 and $1,550 a week depending on the level of care the resident needs but declined to discuss Dean s situation saying it was a private matter. Although Britain has a free health care system private providers offer More comprehensive services for a fee. In 1912, baby Elizabeth Gladys Mill Ina Dean and her family were Steerage passengers emigrating to Kansas City mo., aboard the titanic. Four Days out of port on the night of april 14, 1912, it hit an iceberg and Sank. Dean her Mother Georgetta and brother Bertram or. Were among 706 people mostly women and children who were rescued by the steamship carpathia and survived. Her father Bertram Dean was among More than 1,500 who died. Dean did not know she had been aboard the titanic until she was 8 years old when her Mother who was about to remarry told her about her father s death. She has no memories of the sinking and said she preferred it that Way. I would t want to remember really she told the associated press in a 1997 interview. Dean said she had seen the 1958 film a night to remember with other survivors but found it so upsetting that she declined to watch any other movies about the disaster including the 1997 blockbuster titanic starring Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet. Killed in 1969, Ayers co founded the weather underground an anti Vietnam War group that claimed responsibility for bombing government buildings though not a judge s Home. More than 25 years later Ayers by then a College professor living in Obama s Chicago neighbourhood hosted a meet the candidate session at his Home for Obama. From the mid-1990s to 2002, the two served on the boards of two nonprofit charitable organizations in Chicago. Chicago named Ayers its citizen of the in 1997 for work on one of them. Obama has condemned Ayers Radical activities. Obama s wife Michelle with their face to face debates Over both candidates Are courting an estimated third of voters who Are undecided or could still change their minds. Urged caution for democrats but even she sounded confident. Barack has been and will continue to be the underdog until he s sitting in the White House she told lbs Early a Guy named Barack Obama who is a Young beginning to be known candidate is always an Obama who has raised prodigious donations after rejecting Public financing is pounding Mccain with broadcast ads in key Stales and personally carrying his Campaign into slates once thought Safe for Republican presidential candidates. He was spending the next few Days in Missouri North Carolina and Virginia and on thursday he bought airtime to run ads All across West Virginia which Bush won twice. Obama lost West Virginia s primary to Clinton by 41 percentage Points last May As he struggled to win Over working class Whites. But democrats familiar with the strategy say the economic turmoil in the hard hit state and to ads meant for neighbouring Ohio Pennsylvania and Virginia that spilled Over onto West Virginia televisions have made the stole competitive. The last Democrat to win there was Bill Clinton in 1996. These democrats say Obama s Campaign also is considering pouring Money into reliably Republican Kentucky and May yet return to the airwaves in North Dakota and Georgia two states Obama tried but failed to put in play Over the summer. Mccain and the inc Are mostly focused on protecting slates Bush won in 2004, including Colorado Florida Indiana Missouri North Carolina Ohio and Virginia. Private gop polling shows Mccain Down in most of those but still within or close to the margin of error. Obama has a comfortable Lead in Iowa and new Mexico which Bush took last Lime. The Only state Bush lost in 2004 that both Mccain and the inc Are contesting is Pennsylvania with 21 electoral votes. The inc just pulled out of Wisconsin and Maine but Mccain remains on the air there and in new Hampshire and Minnesota. Mccain is to Campaign in Virginia this weekend while running mate Sarah Palin Heads to Colorado on monday. Increase from Page Al or food costs and lately have been seen their lifetime savings shrivel along with the Stock Market. The yearly adjustment in social Security checks is linked to government inflation figures but advocacy groups for seniors say it s far Short of what the typical Retiree needs to keep up with rising living costs. The senior citizens league said it did a study that indicated people 65 and Over have lost 51 percent of their buying Power since 2000, with the Price of Home heating Oil and gasoline More than doubling since the beginning of the decade and such food Staples As eggs and potatoes showing big increases As Well. Although the word crisis gets thrown around a lot in our National dialogue there s no other word to describe it. Millions of our nation s seniors Are facing an economic crisis says  Daniel o Connell the league s death notice policy beginning october 1, the Winchester Star will no longer publish lice newspaper will continue to publish free death notices but the Content must be submitted by i funeral Home and will be limited. The following information will be included in death notices name of deceased age Hometown Date and place of death. We will also print the name of the funeral Home handling funeral arrangements but will not include details of the arrangements. The deadline for submission of death notices will be 4 . The afternoon prior to publication. The Star will continue to publish whatever information is desired in the form of paid obituaries. Serving you since 1922 Flowers for every occasion smalts florists inc. 442 National Avenue phone 667-1687 fax 662-0022 Kab a trademarks of Ltd c1990 Ltd the Winchester Star uses 685-980 is sin iob4-o665 2 North Kent Street Winchester Virginia 22601-5098 email or the Winchester Star is published daily monday through saturday . Periodical postage paid at Winchester Virginia. Postmaster please Send address changes to the Winchester Star 2 North Kent Street Winchester Virginia 22601-5098. Subscription rates 12 months 6 months 3 months 1 month Home ss8 $47 $26 $10 mall outside Virginia d.c., Maryland West Virginia $103 $65 $42 is 7 i corrections policy i the Winchester Star strives for a full fair and accurate report every Day. We will Correct on this Page factual errors. For errors Call 540-667-3205 or 540-665-4941. For newspaper delivery concerns Call 540-665-4946. Ones funeral Home & cremation service funeral services for Dale Jason Bailey funeral service Friday 11 . Calvary Baptist Church burial Friday 3 . Hillsboro cemetery Hillsboro a Jones Winchester Esten o. Rudolph or funeral service Friday 1 . Church of the Good Shepherd burial Shenandoah memorial Park Jones Winchester online condolences at Daniel k. Jones vice president 22� s. Plum Siil Jiley roil Winchester a 22601 phone 540 ,62-2523 Darrin k. Ones. Vice president 54b5 Mulberry sired Stephens cily a 22dr 5 phone 540 flfi�j.4072 chairman. The 5.8 percent increase announced thursday by the social Security administration will go to the More than 50 million americans receiving benefits. It is the biggest jump since the 7.4 percent of 1982. The $63 typical monthly increase compares to the $24 Advance that retirees saw in this year s Benefit checks an increase of just 2.3 percent and the smallest in four years. Hie typical Retiree s monthly Check will go from $1,090 to $1,153. The upcoming help for the e maps funeral Home and cremation Center Amherst Chapel 1600 Amherst Street Winchester Virginia 22601 662-6633 or. Harold i. Ike Phillips service sunday 2 . Omps Amherst Chapel interment it. View cemetery it. Falls a visitation saturday 6-8 . Omps Amherst Chapel or. Lucien t. Butch Bannister arrangements Are incomplete _ obituary and guest Book at Larry t. Omps president retirees should help the faltering Economy As Well assuming they spend much or All of the additional Money. It gives people a Little extra spending Power that they can take to the shopping mall said David Wyss chief economist at Standard & poor s corp. Retirees will also be getting help from falling gasoline prices which had surged earlier in the year but now Are falling sharply. In another break for most retirees the Cost of living increase will not be eaten up by higher monthly premiums for the part of medicare that pays for physician services. Because of gains in the medicare part b Trust fund that Premium will hold steady at $96.40 a month although higher income people including couples making More than $170,000 annually will see their premiums increase. In some unwelcome news for millions of people who have not yet retired the government also announced thursday that the maximum amount of earnings subject to the social Security lax will increase next year to $106,800, from $102,000 this year. Of the 164 million workers who will pay social Security taxes in 2009, about 11 million will pay higher taxes As a result of this increase. The newly announced Cost of living Benefit will go to More than 55 million americans. More than 50 million receive social Security benefits while the rest get supplemental Security income payments for the poor. For an average couple with both getting social Security benefits monthly checks will go up by $103 a month to $1,876. The average monthly supplemental Security income payment which goes to the needy will increase for an individual from $637 a month to $674. The average monthly Check for a disabled worker will go from $1,006 to $1,064. Mount Hebron cemetery Quality memorials $ Mellette 5% Cash discounts lowest prices 540.662-4868 our Birds Don t do drugs no taking orders for organic thanksgiving turkeys Crooks lid a chinch Ann i nit i 510 7n-nn72 Ali it a Enders san Frey of by Tiffe col. Ret. Ted Eugene Bishop 11 . Saturday Enders & Shirley funeral Home Chapel Enders ski Orfey of Berry Iffe mrs. Uva Gillespie Frey memorial service 2 . Saturday first presbyterian Church Winchester Virginia View obituaries & sign guest books online funeral Homes & crematory Reginald. Shirley president 1050 w. Main Berryville a 540-955-1082 v 5095 n. Main Stephens City a 540-889-1563 a correction a photograph show ing campers at the Rutherford crossing Chick fila opening on Page Al of thursday s edition was incorrectly credited. Ginger Perry was the photographer. E maps funeral to vie and cremation Center South Chapel 1260 front Royal Pike Winchester Virginia 22602 722-2400 we provide services to All regardless of financial circumstances. Obituary and guest Book at www.omp3funeralhomb.cpiq Larry t. Omps president

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