On July 28, 2003, HAZEL KATHRYN BEALE, 92, of Ravenwood Lutheran Village Cottage, Hagerstown, MD at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. Born July 6, 1911 in Lonaconing, MD, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Carrie C. Cutter Phillips. She was preceaded in death by her husband, Rev. William W. Beale, in 1997. He was a retired United Methodist minister. She is survived by one daughter, Helene M. Frazier of Hagerstown, nieces and nephews and many friends. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Leona P. Kirkpatrick of Baltimore and one brother, John S. Phillips of LaVale, MD. She graduated from Bruce H.S. in Westernport, MD, class of 1930. She served with her husband for over 50 years in the United Methodist Church. Through the Baltimore-Washington Methodist Conference she was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Martinsburg, WV. She served as Youth Camp Counselor, was a member of the Womens Society of Christian Service, the Local Church Spiritual Life Secretary, Program Chairman and Circle Leader. She was District Missionary Secretary for Baltimore West District from 1950 to 1951. She was amember of the Hagerstown Lioness Club and she enjoyed Pen Mar Park music where she made many friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Friday at the Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd, Hagerstown. Rev. Al Clipp will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Hagerstown. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 6 to 8 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, 230 W. Burk St., Martinsburg, WV 25401 or Rehoboth United Methodist Church Building Fund, 30 E. Salisbury St., Williamsport, MD 21795.
THE BALTIMORE SUN