Mrs. Dorothy Virginia Beard Sheeley, 74, of Harney
Road, Emmitsburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, at College
View Center, Frederick.
She was the wife of Norman S. Sheeley, who died Nov.
Born Dec. 11, 1925, in Woodsboro, she was a daughter
of the late Glenn William and Marie Sprague Beard. She was a member of Elias Evangelical Lutheran
She was retired from Cambridge Rubber Co., Taneytown. She was a member of Greenmount Volunteer Fire Co.
She is survived by one son, Norman Leroy Sheeley and
wife Diana of York Springs, Pa.; one granddaughter,
Karen Sheeley Ashman of Gettysburg, Pa.; three
great-granddaughters, Megan Ashman, Kendra Ashman and
Caitlin Ashman, all of Gettysburg; six brothers and
sisters, Elsie M Beard of Woodsboro, Ethel E. Hildebrand
of Frederick Garland R. Beard and Glenn A. Beard, both
of Mount Airy, Betty J. Snook of Smithsburg, and Larry
W. Beard of Middleburg; two sisters-in-law, Betty L.
Beard of New Midway, and Frances Beard of Union Bridge;
and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Marshall
W. Beard, Ralph W. Beard and Robert E. Beard. Funeral services were held on Sept. 9 at Elias
Evangelical Lutheran Church, Emmitsburg, with the Rev.
Judith A. Moller officiating. Interment was in
Emmitsburg Memorial Cemetery.
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