Emily R. Sixx

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Emily Rebecca Sixx, 82, of Rocky Ridge, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
Born August 18, 1930, in Rocky Ridge, she was the daughter of the late Robert E. and Kathryn E. Ogle Valentine. She was the wife of James Richard Sixx, who died May 22, 1974.
She was a secretary at Thurmont High School and later Catoctin High School from 1965 to 1995. She was a member of Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, where she sang in the choir, was treasurer of the Willing Workers from 1947 until the time of her death, and also served on the Church Council. She was chaplain of the Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary for the last 29 years.
She enjoyed playing cards and bingo, as well as cooking, baking and spending time with her family.
Surviving are daughters Linda Shields and husband Dale, of Emmitsburg, Kathy Sixx and husband Andrew Stull, of Walkersville, and Bonnie Sanders and husband John, of Rocky Ridge; grandchildren Jeremiah Shields, of Emmitsburg, Travis Sanders and wife Marrie, of Fairfield, Pa., Rebecca Cichocki and husband Marc, of Aldie, Va., and Benjamin Sanders, of Fairfield; and a great-granddaughter, Taylor Wiles, of Fairfield.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 E. Main St., Thurmont.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, 10043 Longs Mill Road, Rocky Ridge, with her pastor, the Rev. James Russell, officiating. Interment will take place in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, and mailed to Lois Late, 507 Gateway Drive West, Thurmont, MD 21788.
Online condolences may be offered at www.stauffer?funeralhome.com.
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Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 27, 2012