Lola J. Showalter

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  • "Dear Kay, Dave and Families, I was very fond of Lola and I..."
    - Lynda Giles
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    - Kathleen Armacost Langkam
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Lola J. Showalter, 87, of Everett, Pennsylvania; passed away on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Pennknoll Village. She was born on November 24, 1927 in Dublin, Virginia; a daughter of the late Richard and Alma Jane (Turman) Handy. On March 31, 1946 in the First Christian Church, Everett; she married David A. Showalter. He preceded her in death on June 30, 2008; they celebrated sixty-two years of marriage. She is survived by the following family: Children: Mary Jane married to Garry Black, Everett, PA; David E. Showalter married to Sally M. (Marker), Debary, FL; Virginia Kay married to William Zile, West Minister, MD Tammie married to David Dicken, Everett, PA; Daughter in-law: Susan Showalter, Granetville, SC; One Brother: LeRoy Handy.Twelve Grandchildren Twenty-Four Great Grandchildren She was preceded in death by a son: Richard Showalter, infant son: Elmer Terrence Showalter and siblings: Richard Showalter, Lena Newman, Richard "Frank" Handy, Jim Handy and Jack Handy. Mrs. Showalter was a member of the First Christian Church, Everett. Lola was employed at Lions Manufacturing, Everett and later working as a machinist at Black & Decker, Maryland. She enjoyed doing word search puzzles, quilting and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Lola loved to attend bible study. Friends and Family may call at the Akers Funeral Home, 299 Raystown Road, Everett on Monday, January 26, 2015 from 4-8 and on Tuesday from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service at the church. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the First Christian Church with Rev. Robert R. Robertson officiating. Burial will be held at privately at the Bedford County Memorial Park. If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Showalter to . Online condolences may be expressed at

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Akers Funeral Home
299 Raystown Road
Everett, PA 15537
Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 24, 2015
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