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Mrs. Margaret Wilhide

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 King Wattkins. 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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