October 14, 1990

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Charles W. Dixon Jr., 31, a former resident here, died Tuesday at York Hospital, Pa., as a result of injuries received in an auto accident. He was the son of Joyce J. and Charles W. Dixon Sr. of here. In addition to his parents, survivors include daughters, Karen A. and Cindy Marie Dixon, both of here and Jessica N. and Kelly A. Dixon, both of Baltimore County; sisters, Donna Jennings of Florida, Janet L. Riffey of Westminster, and Christina L. Dixon of here, and his paternal grandmother, Nona Thomas of here.


Nora E. Shaeffer, 74, died Monday at Baltimore County General Hospital. She was the widow of David M. Shaeffer and was retired from the Hampstead Sewing Factory. Survivors include daughters, Ellen L. Brooks of Silver Run and Joann Jennings of Pennsylvania; son, William M. Upole of Hampstead; sisters, Bessie Poland of West Virginia and Helen Page of Ohio; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

J. Norman Brown, 80, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital.

He was the husband of Margaret C. Brown. A farmer, he also was a member of St. Matthews United Church of Christ, Pleasant Valley. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters, Catherine Schaeffer and Dorothy Colson, both of here; brother, Paul A. Brown of Pleasant Valley; sister, Bertha Warehime of here; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Mabel D. Owings, 84, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Raymond F. Owings. The couple were lifelong farmers here. Surviving are a daughter, Doris O. Barnes of here; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Myrtle S. Redinger, 80, died Wednesday. She was the wife of the late Hobert Redinger. Survivors include a daughter, Opal Barnes of here; sisters, Elva Spencer and Dorothy Shannon, both of Allegany County; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

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