of Emmitsburg’s eldest and lost
highly respected residents succumbed
within a few hours of ach other
early this week. Death came to Mrs.
Maud Estelle Naylor, Sunday
afternoon at 1:30 o‘clock and Mr.
George Calvin Naylor, 86, unaware
that his wife had predeceased him,
expired at 4 o’clock Monday morning
at their home here on East Main
Street. The elderly couple had been
ill or only a short time before
Mrs. Naylor was the daughter of
the late Benjamin R. Stull and
Estelle Whitmore Stull and was born
in Frederick County. Mrs. Naylor had
been a member of the Elias Lutheran
Church, Emmitsburg since 1898 and
was a charter member of the Eastern
Star of Emmitsburg.
Mr. Naylor was a miller by trade
and for some time did farming as a
hobby. In addition he was Burgess of
Emmitsburg from 1935 to 1936, owned
and operated the Emmitsburg Motor
Company for three years, 1926-29,
was a bank director in the local
branch of the Central Trust Co., and
was the Sunday school superintendent
of his church at one time.
During the depression the
deceased was the superintendent of
WPA projects in this vicinity. He
was a member of
Tom’s Creek Methodist Church
for 50 years and served as Town
Commissioner for a number of years.
The deceased couple had resided at
their present home here for the past
35 years after discontinuing
farming. Mr. Naylor was a native of
York Springs, Pa., and was a son of
the late Henry A. and Margaret
Louisa Rodes Naylor.
The couple is survived by six
children: Mrs. William J. Sullivan,
Providence, Rhode Island; G. Wilbur
Naylor, Taneytown; Clyde S. Naylor,
Smithsburg; Charles A. Taylor,
Washington, D.C.; Mrs. George L.
Simon, York, and Mrs. Raymond
Hornbecker, Hagerstown, and 12
grandchildren and 11
Mrs. Naylor is also survived by
her brother, Byron Stull, Taneytown
Md. A sister, Mrs. Jacob Adams of
Detour. Mr. Naylor is also survived
by a sister Mrs. Alice Plowman
Largely attended funeral services
were held Wednesday morning at 10
o’clock from the Wilson Funeral
Home, W. Main St., followed by
graveside services at he Keysville,
Md., cemetery, Rev. Philip Bower and
Rev. Cameron Johnson officiating.
Pallbearers were Aaron W. Adams,
Frank W. Meant, Andrew L. Keilholtz,
John D. White, Clarence G. Frailey
and Lloyd G. Ohler.