Laurie M.H. Wiesner

December 31, 1990

Laurie Morton Hall Wiesner died Wednesday when her family's car was swept off a low-water bridge in West Virginia during a family outing. She was 29.

Services for Mrs. Wiesner were being held today at the John C. Miller funeral establishment, 6415 Belair Road.

She was born in Dayton, Ohio, and came to Baltimore with her family at the age of 4 and lived in Lauraville. She attended Garrett Heights Elementary School and was a 1979 graduate of Western High School.

The former Laurie Morton, who lived with her husband and three children in Hedgesville, W.Va., was working temporarily for AT&T Corp. in Martinsburg, W.Va. She married Christopher Wiesner Sr. in 1986.

Mr. Wiesner, a construction worker at the Woods Resort in Hedgesville, also died in the accident. Three others died as well: his stepson, George J. Hall III, 10, and Mr. Wiesner's father, Richard, of Overlea in Baltimore County. The couple's two remaining children, Christopher, 4, and Joshua, 2, are still missing.

Mrs. Wiesner is survived by her mother, Suzanne Chavis of York, Pa.; her father, Joyce L. Morton of Cambridge, Ohio; two sisters, Cynthia Newman of Sykesville and Tiffany Chavis of Columbia; a brother, Jeffrey Morton Sr. of Baltimore and five nephews.

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