Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth WattkinsWilhide, 90, of West
Main Street, Emmitsburg, died Thursday, July 26, at
Gettysburg Hospital, Gettysburg, Pa. She was the wife of George L. Wilhide, whom she
married in 1937. He died in 1965.
Born July 5, 1911, near Browningsville, she was a
daughter of the late William Ernest and Myrtie Estella
Mrs. Wilhide later lived in Kemptown, and then moved
to Emmitsburg where she was a teacher.
Surviving are four children, George Thomas Wilhide of
Emmitsburg, Steven Douglas Wilhide of Cincinnati, Dr.
Elizabeth Kay Wilhide Tanner of Huntsville, Ala., and
David Alan Wilhide of Ellicott City; and five
grandchildren, Brian Douglas Wilhide of Lawrence, Kan.,
Michael Edward Wilhide of Cincinnati, and Edward James
Tanner III, Heather Elizabeth Tanner and Melissa Anne
Tanner, all of Huntsville.
Mrs. Wilhide was preceded in death by two brothers,
William E. Watkins and Robert W Watkins.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at
Trinity Methodist Church. Mrs. Wilhide’s former
pastor, Dr. James L. Fisher, officiated.
Interment in Weller’s Cemetery, Thurmont.
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