Kathleen Renea Eve (Draper) Lamm

May 20, 1930 ~ June 2, 2021 (age 91)


Kathleen Renea Eve Lamm, 91, of Keedysville, MD, passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at her home. Born May 20, 1930, in Garfield, MD, she was the daughter of the late John Alvey Draper and Cora Mae (Mellott) Draper. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Preston Lamm, Jr., November 8, 2006. She was a graduate of Middletown High School class of 1948 and a 1952 graduate of York Business College. To put herself through college, she worked with tubercular patients at the Sabillasville Sanitarium. After college, she was employed by Double-day Bookbinding Company, Moore Business Forms and she retired from F.W. Woolworth Company in 1995. She was a member of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, Foxville, MD. She will be greatly missed by her family but will always be with us. Kathleen is survived by one daughter, Kathy R. Alter of Keedysville, MD, two grandsons, G. Todd Alter, Jr. and wife Jennifer, and Rob Alter and wife Erin both of Martinsburg, WV, four great-grandchildren, Kaiman Brooke Alter, Christian Beau Alter, Adelyn Elizabeth Alter and Ava Elise Alter, cousin, Donnie Draper, nieces, Pamela Smith, Brenda Clark and Peggy Laferal, nephew, James Grimm, Jr., the entire Draper family and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Peggy Smith, Vonda Grimm and Geraldine Draper and one brother, Sterling Draper. Services will be held Monday, June 7, 2021, at 11:00am at Garfield United Methodist Church with Pastor Mary Ricketts officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 4-6pm at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, MD. Online condolences may be offered at

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June 6, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
J. L. Davis Funeral Home
12525 Bradbury Ave
Smithsburg, MD 21783

Funeral Service
June 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Garfield United Methodist Church
13628 Stottlemyer Road
Smithsburg, MD 21783

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