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Allen Ward Dove

Jan 20, 2017

Allen Ward Dove, 85, of Kearneysville, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at the Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Facility.

Born Sept. 30, 1931, in Berkeley County, he was the son of the late Jasper Loy Dove and Josephine Florence Gochenour Dove.

He was a member and deacon of the Tomahawk Christian Church.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from 3M. He was a 1950 graduate of Hedgesville High School.

He is survived by his son, Andrew J. Dove, of Irvine, California; three daughters, Lorri A. Schwartz and husband, Edward K., of Shepherdstown, Allyson K. Mason and husband, Brian R., of Kearneysville, and Bree-Ahna M. Jasper and husband, Kevin, of BelAir, Maryland; six grandchildren, Laurel Schwartz, Tyler Mason, Logan Mason, Cassandra Jasper, Kyle Jasper and Hailey Rathell; and sister, Ethel Kelley, of Falling Waters.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann Kees Dove; two brothers, Robert L. and Bentley Dove; and two sisters, Elizabeth Swope and Nora Dove.

Many thanks to so many wonderful healthcare professionals who took great care of Allen.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood and one hour prior the service on Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Tomahawk Christian Church.

Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, at Tomahawk Christian Church with Pastor Van Marsceau and Christian Jorgenson officiating. Interment was in Jones Springs Cemetery with military graveside services.

Memorial donations may be sent to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com.