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Twylah Grandfield Made

October 4, 2013
Shepherdstown Chronicle

Twylah Grandfield Mader, 98, of Shenandoah Junction, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md..

Born June 12, 1915 in Howard Lake, Minn., she was the daughter of the late Edwin H. Grandfield and Jessie Blanch Kiser Grandfield.

She attended Kansas State College.

She was a member of the Ashton Methodist Church and Homemakers Club, both in Olney, Md. She was an avid gardener and belonged to the Gardener's Exchange Group of Shepherdstown.

She is survived by two sons, Larry Merton Mader of Lummi Island, Wash., Steve Lyle Mader of Shenandoah Junction; two daughters, Bonnie Sue Briscoe of Hollywood, Md., Sherry True Fletcher of Surry, Me..; four grandchildren, Erica Fletcher, Carrie Fletcher, Adam Briscoe, Andrew Mader; five great grandchildren; and a sister, Ora Mae Kirkendall of Manhattan, Kan..

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Lyle Wilber Mader, her first husband, Merton Emmert, a daughter, Sandra Lou Clipsham, a brother, Keith Grandfield, and a sister, Alice Manuel.

Services and interment will be private.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

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