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David E. Baynard
HARRINGTON, Del. - David Edward Baynard of Harrington died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998 at Milford Memorial Hospital. He was 50.

Born May 22, 1947, in Easton he was the son of Stanley Baynard of Henderson and the late Bessie Korrell Baynard.

He worked at Black and Decker as a specialist in machinery. He was a member of the Moose Lodge 534 of Harrington.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Wanda (Spence) Baynard of 29 years; three daughters, Kimberly Moss of Bridgeville, Del., Theresa Ernest of Milford, Del., and Tiffiney Baynard of Harrington; two brothers, Stanley Baynard of Dover, Del. and Charles Baynard of Henderson; a sister, Joyce Steele of Henderson; and four grandchildren.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1 at Fleegle-Helfenbein Funeral Home.

Burial was in Greensboro Cemetery.

Charles E. Chapman
DENTON - Charles Edward Chapman of Denton died on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998 at Memorial Hospital, Easton. He was 72.

Born in Noble, Okla. on Nov. 7, 1925, he was the son of the late Trumond E. and Nora Robertson Chapman.

After graduating from Verdugo High School in California in 1943, he joined the Navy V-12 Program and was sent to Central Missouri State University where he studied until 1945. In 1946, he was sent to Northwestern University where he was commissioned in the Navy. He then went on to serve on a subchaser in Hawaii and as a captain of a weather ship in Guam. Following his release from active duty in 1948, he earned an aeronautical engineering degree from the University of Oklahoma. After graduation, he began flight testing for Lockheed. His proudest accomplishment was chairing the ICAO Airworthiness Committee for the United Nations. In 1955, he began working for the Federal Aviation Administration. In 1967, he and his family moved to Crofton, from the San Fernando Valley, Calif. area. In 1983, he took his retirement from the FAA and became a district representative for the Aid Association for Lutherans. He officially retired in 1991 when he moved to Denton.

He was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Easton, and a former member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Crofton where he served in various positions including president. He was also on the Upper Shore Aging Council for Kent, Caroline and Talbot counties.

Mr. Chapman is survived by his wife, the former Ruth Elizabeth Thoreson, whom he married on Dec. 28, 1945; two daughters, Eva Katherine Sarkisian of Wexford, Pa. and Challis Camomile of Simi Valley, Calif.; two sons, Ray Edward Chapman of Easton and Charles Chapman of Annapolis; three sisters, Eva Ferrera of Alta Loma, Calif., Winona Sawyer of Palm Dale, Calif. and Patricia Gray of Fullerton, Calif.; and nine grandchildren. A son, Thomas Chapman, is deceased.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 30 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Easton.

Burial was on Friday, Jan. 30 at 2:30 p.m. at Lakemont Memorial Gardens in Davidsonville, Md.

Memorial donations may be made to the Talbot County Unit of The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1306, Easton, Md. 21601 or the Immanuel Lutheran Church School, 7215 Ocean Gateway, Easton, Md. 21601.

Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, Easton.

William G. Hubbard
CAMBRIDGE - William G. Hubbard of Cambridge died Wednesday, Jan. 28 at Dorchester General Hospital. He was 91.

Born on Jan. 13, 1907 at Taylors Island he was the son of the late George Washington and Lula Woolford Hubbard.

He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He served as a delegate to the Maryland State Democratic Convention.

He attended public schools at Smithville. He worked for Phillips Packing Co., as plant manager at Factory "B". He later served in the same capacity at the Harrison and Jarboe Co., in Easton. He was a voting machine technician for the Dorchester County Board of Elections for 40 years. On May 24, 1935 he married the former Virginia Lee Hurley.

Mr. Hubbard is survived by one daughter, Donna H. Rice; one son, William G. Hubbard Jr.; three grandchildren; one brother, Edgar J. Hubbard of Golden Hill; one sister, Thelma Wroten of Cambridge.

Four brothers, Calvin Hubbard, Woolford Hubbard, Sewell Hubbard, and Levin Hubbard; and two sisters, Grace Ruark and Lena Keene, are deceased.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31 at Thomas Funeral Home, Cambridge.

Burial was be in Dorchester Memorial Park.

Edward R. Jolley
CAMBRIDGE - Edward Richard Jolley of Cambridge died Saturday, Jan. 24, 1998 at the home of his uncle, William Maddox, Cambridge. He was 67.

Born on Sept. 30, 1931 in Cambridge he was the son of the late Willie Ritchie and Vashti Jolley.

He attended schools in Cambridge and received an undergraduate degree at Cheyney State College and a post graduate degree at Villanova University.

A veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Jolley was employed for 20 years at the Naval Supply Depot and the Quartermaster. He worked for 27 years with the School District of Philadelphia. He also was an agent with the PrimeAmerica Insurance Co. and as part-time employee with the Philadelphia Tribune.

He was a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, the Cheyney Alumni Association and the Villanova Alumni Association.

He is survived by one daughter, Jada Pennick; and two granddaughters.

Services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31 at Johnson Funeral Home, Philadelphia, Pa. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery, Cambridge.

Arrangements are by Johnson Funeral Home, Philadelphia, and Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Cambridge.

J. Byers King
DENTON - J. Byers King of Denton, formerly of Cooperstown, Pa., died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998 in Caroline Nursing Home in Denton. He was 90.

Born in Cooperstown, Pa., on Dec. 26, 1907, he was the son of the late Charles W. King and Theodosia Byers King.

He graduated from Cooperstown High School in 1923 and from Franklin, Pa., High School in 1924 and in June 1929 he graduated from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa.

He taught high school math in the following schools in Pennsylvania: Endeaver, Rockland, Corsica, Rocky Grove, Townville and New Wilmington. In 1953 he came to Denton as a math teacher and coach, retiring in 1972.

After his retirement he served as the executive secretary of the Bayside Athletic Conference for 20 years. He also directed elementary school chess clubs for the Caroline Youth Commission of the Parks and Recreation Department. In July 1984 he received an award from the governor of Maryland for his active promotion of physical fitness activities among young people for 30 years.

He was a member of NRTA and the Maryland Retired Teachers Association, the Denton Lions Club and the Presbyterian Church of Cooperstown, Pa.

Mr. King is survived by his wife, Dorothy King, whom he married on Aug. 14, 1933; a son, Charles W. King of Dallas, Texas; five daughters, Mary Schreiber, Barbara Eaton and Virginia Kilmon, all of Easton, Ruth Anne Rader of Annapolis and Theda Henry of Denton; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. A sister, Katherine Wells, is deceased.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1 at Moore Funeral Home, Denton. Burial was in Denton Cemetery, Denton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cooperstown Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 163, Cooperstown, Pa. 16317 or the Alzheimer's Association of the Eastern Shore, P.O. Box 2233, Salisbury, Md. 21802 or Caroline Nursing Home, 520 Kerr Ave., Denton, Md. 21629.

M. Hazel Morcom
TWO JOHNS - M. Hazel Morcom of Two Johns, near Denton, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998 in Caroline Nursing Home, Denton. She was 79.

Born in Abington, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles August Mitsch and Marietta Earnest Schumann Mitsch.

She was a U.S. Army Nurse Corps veteran of World War II where she served as a first lieutenant and served in the European Theater.

In 1976, she retired as a registered nurse from the Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, N.J.

She was a member of the Arbutus Garden Club and was a member of the Altar Guild and the E.C. Women of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Charlestown, R.I.

She moved to Denton from Charlestown one year ago to live with her daughter, Ginger M. Howard.

Her husband, Clifford Bowden Morcom Jr., died Feb. 9, 1982.

Mrs. Morcom is survived by a son, Clifford B. Morcom III of Shutesbury, Mass.; three daughters, Anne C. Morcom of Antigua, West Indies, Sarah M. Galbavy of Pawley's Island, S.C. and Ginger M. Howard of Denton; two brothers, Lloyd Mitsch of Parker, Colo. and Walter Mitsch of Forked River, N.J.; and nine grandchildren. Three brothers, Carl Mitsch, Ralph Mitsch, and Roy Mitsch, are deceased.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Charlestown, R.I. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in West Hartford, Conn.

Memorial donations may be made to the Altar Guild of the Holy Spirit, 4150 Old Post Road, Charlestown, R.I. 02813 or to the American Lung Association of Maryland, 209 E. Main St., Salisbury, Md. 21801.

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Denton.

Lena C. Cotton Roy
CHESTERTOWN - Lena C. Cotton Roy of Chestertown died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998 at Magnolia Hall Nursing Home. She was 102.

Born Dec. 23, 1896 in Morgnec, Md., she was the daughter of the late John Cotton Sr. and Elizabeth Gleaves Cotton.

She attended elementary school at community's one-room school house located on Joshua Chapel's church yard. Her education was limited to the third grade. She was a member of Joshua Chapel U.M.C. She worked as a "domestic" on local farms. She married Nathan H. Roy of West Moreland County, Va. After retiring she cared for her late brother, Joshua Cotton.

She is survived by two sisters, Florence Harris and Nora Johnson; and two brothers, Blackwell Harris and Howard Newnam.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31 at Joshua Chapel United Methodist Church, Morgnec.

Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Arrangements are by Walley's Funeral Home, Chestertown.

Feb. 1
Judith R. Dickerson
CAMBRIDGE - Judith R. Dickerson of Denton died Friday, Jan. 30,1998, at the Bradford House, Cambridge. She was 52.

Born Oct. 1, 1945, in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late John Turner and Evelyn Mace Parks Dickerson.

She was a 1964 graduate of Cambridge High School and a 1967 graduate of Cambridge Hospital School of Nursing. She later attended Chesapeake College. She had resided in Denton since 1989, where she did nursing and taught in Caroline County.

Ms. Dickerson also was active in volunteer work, a member of First Baptist Church, Cambridge, and a former member of Women of the Moose in Cambridge.

Ms. Dickerson is survived by four brothers, John R. Dickerson, Walter S. Dickerson and Joseph M. Dickerson, all of Cambridge, and Clement T. Dickerson of Wichita, Kan.; and two sisters, Betty DePaul of Philadelphia and Dorothy Mae Parks of Woolford. Deceased are two sisters, Lillian Ann Dickerson and Mary Catherine Dickerson, and four brothers, Edward C. Dickerson, James E. Dickerson, William S. Dickerson and George Dickerson.

Services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 2, at Thomas Funeral Home, Cambridge. Burial was at Dorchester Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be made to Dorchester Family YMCA, 201 Talbot Avenue, Cambridge, Md. 21613.

Blanche W. Donoho
DENTON - Blanche W. Donoho of Denton died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at William Hill Manor, Easton. She was 94.

Born April 4, 1903, at Laurel, Del., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Conolia Workman.

After graduating from the University of Delaware she taught school for many years in Delaware and Maryland. In 1953 she moved to Denton.

Her husband, W. C. Dorsey Donoho died in February 1978.

Mrs. Donoho is survived by one daughter, Patricia Donoho Hughes; a brother, Dallas Workman of Laurel, Del.; two granddaughters; and one great-grandson.

Memorial services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 2, at Christ Episcopal Church, Denton. Burial was private.

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Eastern Shore Chapter, P.O. Box 2233, Salisbury, Md. 21802-2233.

Arrangements are by Moore Funeral Home, Denton.

Viola R. Harris
FORESTVILLE - Viola R. Harris of Forestville, Md., formerly of Easton, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998 at Prince George Hospital, Cheverly. She was 78.

Born April 5, 1919 in Easton, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Maude Hinton Roberts.

She attended public schools in Talbot County. She was a long-time member of the former Deshields United Methodist Church, Coppersville and a member of the Samuel T. Hemsley Elks Club.

Mrs. Harris is survived by three sisters, Lucinda Powell and Adelaide Roberts of Corona, N.Y. and Elizabeth Cooper of Easton; a son, Charles O. Roberts of Forestville; a grandson; one great-grandson; and two great-granddaughters.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 3 at Union Baptist Church, Easton. Burial was in Deshields Cemetery, Coppersville.

John F. Kelly
EASTON - A funeral liturgy for John F. "Jack" Kelly of Easton, was celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday, February 3, at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Easton.

Mr. Kelly died Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998, at William Hill Manor, Easton. He was 84.

Born Dec. 7, 1913 ,at Towson, Md., he was he third son of the late Patrick James and Margaret Hughes Kelly.

At age 15, he graduated from Calvert Hall in Baltimore. He did postgraduate work at Boy's Latin and then graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park. Mr. Kelly was goalie on the Maryland Lacrosse team for three years and a three-time All-American. Maryland never lost a Lacrosse game with Jack in the goal.

After graduation, he began the Lacrosse program at Loyola College in Baltimore and was their first coach. He edited the Lacrosse Newsletter for more than 20 years. Mr. Kelly is in the Lacrosse Hall of Fame and was inducted into the University of Maryland's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1966.

For many years he resided at the New York Athletic Club in New York. He returned to Maryland two years ago.

Mr. Kelly is survived by an older brother, Roger M. Kelly of Oxford; a niece, Patricia K. Reynolds of Oxford; one nephew, Michael C. Kelly of Salisbury; one great-nephew; and one great-niece.

Burial was at Oxford Cemetery, Oxford, Md.

Arrangements are by Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, Easton.

Harry D. Knotts
TEMPLEVILLE - Harry Dailey Knotts died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at Shore Nursing and Rehab Center, Denton. He was 85.

Born on July 30, 1912, in Templeville he was the son of the late William Herbert and Effie Davis Knotts.

He owned Knotts' Store in Templeville. He also served in the Army in World War II as a sergeant.

Mr. Knotts was a member of Templeville Grange no. 66 where he was past treasurer, and a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church of Marydel. He also was mayor of Templeville for 30 years.

Mr. Knotts is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ila C. Knotts; one son, William Knotts of Templeville; one sister, Nell Knotts of Templeville; two grandchildren.

Services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 2, at Fleegle-Helfenbein Funeral Home, Greensboro. Burial was at Templeville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 307, Marydel, Md. 21649.

Louise G. Parker
HURLOCK - Louise G. Parker of Hurlock died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore. She was 73.

Born May 31, 1924, at Fort Scott, Kan., she was the daughter of the late Bert and Sylvia Fay Morrow Pippin.

She moved to Maryland at the age of 12. She picked tomatoes and green beans on the Clay Webb farm in Vienna for about four years before moving to Cambridge. She worked for Pizza Hut in Cambridge and Easton and the dietary department at Memorial Hospital at Easton. She later operated a grocery store and restaurant in Trappe.

Her first husband, Charles W. Wheeler Jr., is deceased. On July 12, 1962, she married Cecil M. Parker.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Parker is survived by one daughter, Elaine Rose Smith, and one son, Charles W. Wheeler III, both of Cambridge; one stepdaughter, Virginia Lee Thompson of Delmar, Del.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 1, at Thomas Funeral Home, Cambridge.

Burial was at Dorchester Memorial Park, Cambridge.

Orville L. Scott
FEDERALSBURG - Orville L. Scott of Federalsburg died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at Shore Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Federalsburg. He was 87.

Born Feb. 25, 1910, at Federalsburg, he was the son of the late William Fred and Lena Wilson Scott.

A 1930 graduate of Federalsburg High School, Mr. Scott earned a degree in accounting at Palmer College, Philadelphia, Pa. He was a self-employed roofing and siding contractor.

He attended Christ United Methodist Church in Federalsburg.

Mr. Scott is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lillian Gore Scott; a son, John W. Scott of Salisbury; one daughter, Nancy E. Quillen of Wilmington, Del.; a brother, Brice Scott of Federalsburg; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Framptom-Hawkins-Eskow Funeral Home, Federalsburg. Burial was at Hill Crest Cemetery, Federalsburg.

Anne C. Stubbs
CHESTERTOWN - Anne C. Stubbs of Church Hill died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at Memorial Hospital, Easton. She was 73.

Born Jan. 5, 1925, at Boothwyn, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Bena Churay.

After moving to Massey, Md., she graduated from Galena High School, and attended Pierce Business School in Philadelphia, Pa. In August 1952, she married Leon Stubbs. They resided at Church Hill. Mrs. Stubbs was office manager for the U.S.D.A. in Centreville for 33 years, retiring in 1980.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Chestertown.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Stubbs is survived by a brother, Frank Churay of Talleyville, Del.; and three sisters, Mary Salter of Clayton, Del., Wilma Hudson of Baltimore, and Dorothy Bostic of Church Hill. A brother, Alfred Churay is deceased.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 2, at Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, Chestertown. Burial was at Church Hill Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 508 High Street, Chestertown, Md. 21620.

Richard S. Weekes
EASTON - Richard Stanley Weekes of Easton died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998. He was 86.

Born Dec. 22, 1911, in New York, N.Y., he was the son of the late Lester A. and Laura Frank Weekes.

After attending public schools, he began a more than 40-year career with Chase Manhattan Bank, retiring in 1973. He then moved from Connecticut to Vermont. In 1934 he married the former Margaretha Schneider. After her death in 1992, he moved to Silver Spring, Md. and then to Easton.

He was a member of Easton Aeronautical Association and a former member of the Lions Club.

Mr. Weekes is survived by his daughter, Lynn W. Fallon of Easton; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services were private.

Arrangements are by Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, Easton.

Blanche M. Wheatley
GALESTOWN - Blanche Madeline Wheatley of Galestown died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Genesis Elder Care, Seaford, Del. She was 75.

Born July 20, 1922, in Galestown she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Blanche Marine Jones. Her husband, Melvin Wheatley is deceased.

She was a graduate of Hurlock High School and was a secretary for Federalsburg Sportwear for 25 years. She was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women.

Mrs. Wheatley is survived by two sons, Benjamin H. Wheatley of Laurel, Del. and Wayne J. Wheatley of Millsboro, Del.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1 at Framptom-Hawkins-Eskow Funeral Home, Federalsburg. Burial was at Cokesbury Cemetery, Federalsburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Cokesbury United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, c/o Jeanette Wheatley, 7054 Whitely Road, Federalsburg, Md.

Feb. 2
Arville S. Beulah
FEDERALSBURG - Arville S. Beulah of Federalsburg, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998 at Memorial Hospital in Easton. He was 78.

Born Oct. 7, 1919 in Federalsburg, he was the son of the late Mariam Stanley Beulah and the late Wesley Hammond. A trucking mechanic who had worked for Elliot-Wilson Trucking in Easton for several years, he later worked for and retired from Tri-Gas & Oil Co. in Federalsburg. After retiring, he worked part-time for Koski Trucking Co. of Williamsburg.

He is survived by a daughter, Sandra Marie Beulah Friend of Federalsburg and three grandchildren, William Addams, Lonnie Friend Jr. and DeMarius Friend. Dawson Beulah, his stepfather who adopted him, and a daughter, Mary Teresa Beulah, are deceased.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m Saturday, Feb. 7 at Zion United Methodist Church in Federalsburg. Burial will follow in Federal Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday and also from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Arrangements by Framptom-Hawkins-Eskow Funeral Home, Federalsburg.

Augusta D. Hennighausen
CENTREVILLE - Augusta DuVal Hennighausen of Centreville died Jan. 31, 1998 at the Corsica Hills Nursing Home. She was 102.

Born Jan. 23, 1896, she was the daughter of the late Edmund B. and Agnese Jay Duval. She married Frederick H. Hennighausen, a Baltimore attorney, in 1920. After her husband passed away in 1949 she immersed herself in civic duties, volunteering for "Meals on Wheels" and running the canteen at the University of Maryland Medical School. She also volunteered to drive a blind man from his medical rehabilitation appointments. Mrs. Hennighausen lived in Roland Park for most of her life and most recently resided at the Ambassador Apartments in Guilford.

She is survived by two daughters; Susan Jay Hennighausen of Toronto, Canada and Augusta H. Hunt of Grasonville; a son, Fred H. Hennighausen of Roswell, N.M.; six grandchildren and 16 grandchildren. A son, Charles E. Hennighausen, is deceased.

Funeral services will be private. Memorial donations may be made to a favorite charity.

Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, Chester.

Diane E. Mills
EASTON - Diane Elizabeth Mills of Easton died Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998 at her home. She was 56.

Born Nov. 8, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Mills Lewis. After attending public school in Talbot County, she started working at Easton Memorial Hospital, where she was employed for more than 30 years. She served in various capacities at the hospital, ultimately working as an X-ray technician.

She was a lifetime member of Union Baptist Church.

She is survived by a son, Tony Mills Sr.; an adopted son, Pierre Mills; three grandsons; and her brothers, including Glen Lewis, with whom she lived.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m Thursday, Feb. 5 at Union Baptist Church in Easton. Burial was in Richardson Cemetery.

Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home.

Seymour I. Sachs
EASTON - Seymour I. Sachs of Easton died Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998 at the Genesis Elder Care, The Pines. He was 82.

Born Feb. 25, 1915, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Abraham and Mary Nieman Sachs. He attended public school in Baltimore and Salisbury. In 1942 he joined the U.S. Army and served with the 82nd Airborne in the European theater in World War II. He received his honorable discharge in 1945.

In 1947 he married the former Elaine Hartz of Baltimore. They made their home in Baltimore until 1948 when they moved to Ridgely where they owned and operated Sachs and Co. In 1960 they moved to Easton. Mrs. Sachs died in 1995.

Mr. Sachs is survived by a son; Burt E. Sachs of Easton, and a daughter; Arlene S. Wilder of Falls Church, Va.; a brother, Joseph W. Sachs of Baltimore, a sister, Rosalie S. Blum of Yonkers, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4 at the Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home in Easton. Burial was at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Easton.

Contributions may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 18th St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20006.

Julia B. Satterwhite
PHILADELPHIA - Julia Beck Satterwhite died Jan. 28, 1998 at Temple University Hospital. She was 97.

Born March 6, 1906 in Sandtown, Del., she lived for several years in Atlantic City, N.J., where she worked as a baker for a boardwalk restaurant. She returned to Maryland in September, 1956, and worked as a silk finisher at Capitol Cleaners in Dover, Del. Upon retirement, she worked as a caterer for several years. She was a member of the Willing Workers Club of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, and attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Marydel.

Her husband, James R. "Jimmy" Satterwhite, is deceased.

Mrs. Satterwhite is survived by four daughters, Elaine E. King of Baltimore, Deborah L. Fletcher of Philadelphia, and Dianne Phillips and Alette Echols of Cleveland, Ohio; a stepson, Ralph Rhoden of Philadelphia; and two brothers, Frank Beck Sr. of Philadelphia and John Beck Sr. of Denton. Mrs. Satterwhite was also the legal guardian of her brother John's children, Doris Scott and Jacqueline Beck of Dover, Del. and John Beck Jr. of Denton. She also raised her nephew, Frank Beck Jr. of Philadelphia and three of her grandchildren; Anthony Dumas of Frederica, Del., Robert Dumas of New York, and Terrance Fletcher of Philadelphia.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Marydel, Del.

Owen M. Wood
CAMBRIDGE - Owen M. Wood of Cambridge died Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998 at Dorchester General Hospital. He was 76.

Born Nov. 2, 1921 in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Owen and Marie Pensel Wood. Raised in Baltimore, he was a graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. He married the former Julia Taylor in May 1976. The Woods made their home in Baltimore before moving to Wingate. Mr. and Mrs. Wood had recently moved to Cambridge.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Wood is survived by a son, Ronald O. Wood of Baltimore; a stepson, James T. Udes of Belcamp; and two grandchildren, Michael and Douglas Wood.

Funeral services will be private. Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home, Cambridge.

Feb. 3
Dawson F. Cohee
EAST NEW MARKET - Dawson Frederick Cohee of East New Market, formerly of Greensboro, died Monday, Feb. 2, 1998 at his daughter's home in East New Market. He was 81.

Born Sept. 9, 1916 in Denton, he was the son of the late Fred Amos and Ethel Mae Irwin Cohee.

He was employed by the Maryland State Highway Administration for 30 years. He retired from the former Bowman's Gas Service, Ridgely. He served during World War II in the 118th Unit of the U.S. Army as a surgical technician.

He was past post commander of the American Legion Post No. 29, Denton, and remained an active member. He was also a member of VFW Post No. 7937 of Greensboro and the Moose Lodge No. 534 in Harrington, Del.

He married M. Jane Boyles on June 15, 1945. Mrs. Cohee is deceased.

Mr. Cohee is survived by two daughters, Pamela C. Williams of Alexandria, Va. and M. Lynn Burt of East New Market; a son, D. Kevin Cohee of Sacramento, Calif.; and a sister, Marie Weaver of Greensboro.

Services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5 at Fleegle-Helfenbein Funeral Home, Greensboro.

Burial was at Denton Cemetery, Denton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, CaCo Unit, 92 Reed Way, Suite 205, New Castle Corporate Commons, New Castle, Del. 19720 or American Legion Post No. 29, P.O. Box 518, Legion Rd., Denton, Md. 21629.

Margaret N. Katinsky
HURLOCK - Margaret "Peggy" N. Katinsky of Hurlock died Sunday, Feb. 1, 1998 at Dorchester General Hospital, Cambridge. She was 84.

Born in Eldorado on Sept. 17, 1913, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Franklin and Evadna Wheatley Nichols.

She was a graduate of Hurlock High School. After high school she worked for the County Health Department in Hurlock for a number of years. She later worked as a bookkeeper for Corkan Insurance and then worked with her husband in their wholesale floral business.

Her husband, Andrew Katinsky, died Nov. 24, 1980.

Mrs. Katinsky is survived by one brother, James T. Nichols of Hurlock; five nieces and six nephews. A brother, Paul W. Nichols, and two sisters, Barbara E. Kuhn and Louise N. Zan Orden, are deceased.

Services were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at Zeller Funeral Home, East New Market. Burial was in the Unity Washington Cemetery, Hurlock.

Dorothy T. S. Swontek
ANNAPOLIS - Dorothy Tilman Schwallenberg Swontek of Annapolis died Sunday, Feb. 1, 1998 at home. She was 83.

She was born in Crozier, Va. She worked at Mac's Market in downtown Annapolis and Rookies Market in Annapolis during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

She attended Eastport United Methodist Church.

She is survived by three sons, Mike Schwallenberg, James Schwallenberg and Thomas Schwallenberg, all of Annapolis; four daughters, Mary Ellen Franz and Dorothy Mann, both of Annapolis, Marjorie Campbell of Queenstown and Patricia White of Salt Lake City, Utah; three brothers, James "Pete" Tilman of Annapolis and Thomas Tilman and William Merritt Tilman, both of Florida; a sister, H. Cree Schwallenberg of Annapolis; 18 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Services were held at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 4 at John M. Taylor Funeral Home, Annapolis.

Burial was private.

Patricia M. Van Wyen
EASTON - Patricia M. Van Wyen of Easton died on Sunday, Feb. 1, 1998 at her home. She was 69.

Born in Long Island, N.Y. on May 1, 1928, she was the daughter of Andrew and Jessie Lafferrandre Kennedy.

She was a graduate of Sayville High School, Sayville, N.Y. in 1945. On Sept. 25, 1947 she married George F. Van Wyen and they made their home on Long Island where she worked as a legal secretary at the Green, Murray and Dagher law firm. They moved to Easton in 1989 and Iowa in 1993, returning to Easton in 1996.

She was a member of Trinity Cathedral, Easton, and past member of St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Sayville, N.Y.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Van Wyen is survived by three sons, Robert G. Van Wyen of Sayville, N.Y., David L. Van Wyen of Grayson, Ga. and Thomas K. Van Wyen of Willow Street, Pa.; two brothers, Andrew Kennedy of Pickins, S.C. and Robert Kennedy of Sayville, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren.

A memorial service was held on Sunday, Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Trinity Cathedral, Easton.

Burial was in Union Cemetery, Sayville, N.Y., on Friday, Feb. 6, following services at St. Ann's Episcopal Church.

Memorial donations may be made to Talbot Hospice Foundation, 216 South St., Easton, Md. 21601 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1306, Easton, Md.

Feb. 4
John H. Beck Sr.
DENTON - John H. Beck Sr. of Denton died Monday, Feb. 2, 1998 at Caroline Nursing Home, Denton. He was 84.

He was born in Marydel, Md. on Aug. 13, 1913.

He attended public schools in Caroline County and was a member of the Mt. Zion Methodist Church in Marydel.

He was employed by Con Rail in Wilmington, Del., Esskay in Cordova, as a foreman at Campbell Soup Co. in Chestertown, and by Saulsbury Brothers in Ridgely.

He married Mary Adams.

Mr. Beck is survived by eight children, Doris Scott and Jacqueline Beck, both of Dover, Del., John Beck Jr. of Denton, Mary E. Jones of Bridgeville, Del., James Adams of Chattanooga, Tenn., Frances Colbourn of Salisbury, Joseph Adams of Easton, and Charles Adams of Baltimore; a brother, Frank Beck Sr. of Philadelphia, Pa.; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Delores Beck, is deceased.

Services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 at Mt. Zion AME Church in Marydel.

Burial was in the adjoining church cemetery.

Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Dover, Del.

Geneva B. Brown
GRASONVILLE - Geneva Beatrice Brown of Grasonville died Sunday, Feb. 1, 1998 at Memorial Hospital at Easton. She was 79.

She was born on Nov. 26, 1919.

She is survived by six sons, Oliver "Jackie", George, James, Charles, Clarence and David; three daughters, Mary, Doris "Dumpy" Brown and Vivian Lynch. Nineteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles Bowser; one godson, Bruce Boardley; a surrogate daughter, Frances Mills; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, at Bryan's United Methodist Church, Grasonville. Friends may call at the church on Friday, Feb. 6 from 6 until 8 p.m.

Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Thomas E. Krehnbrink
CHESTERTOWN - Thomas Edward Krehnbrink, formerly of Baltimore and Pasadena, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998 in Chestertown. He was 76.

Born in Detroit, he moved to Baltimore as a young child. He graduated from Baltimore City College and attended Loyola College in Baltimore before joining the U.S. Marine Corps where he was commissioned in 1943. He served as a Corsair fighter pilot in the Pacific Theater and was awarded two Air medals and the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroic conduct when his aircraft carrier, USS Bunker Hill, was nearly destroyed by Japanese suicide planes. A reservist after World War II, he was recalled during the Korean Conflict. In 1953 he was retired form the Marine Corps with the rank of major.

Following active duty, he entered the paint industry, specializing in corrosion control, first with the Glidden Co. and later at Budeke's.

Mr. Krehnbrink was well known in the greater Baltimore area for his association with the paint and coatings industry for over 35 years. In 1987 he retired as vice president of Budeke's Paints, where he had been instrumental in the company's expansion efforts. He was a recognized authority in corrosion control and active with the National Association of Corrosion Engineers.

He was an avid yachtsman. He lived on the Magothy River for over thirty years before moving to Heron Point in Chestertown in 1992.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Marie Kirwan, of 53 years; one daughter, Kathleen Kirwan Krehnbrink Polk of Annapolis; one son, Thomas Edward Krehnbrink Jr. of Arnold; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Chestertown.

Burial was be private.

Marie P. Stubbs
GREENSBORO - Marie P. Stubbs died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998 at Memorial Hospital at Easton. She was 90.

Born on Dec. 14, 1907 in Greensboro, she was the daughter of the late Calvin and Cora Hughes Porter.

Her husband Elmer Stubbs is deceased. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by one son, Ronald E. Stubbs Sr. of Greensboro; four daughters, Phyllis Harris and Dorothea Lee Collison, both of Greensboro, Janice S. Haines of Henderson, and Sandra S. Roop of Harrington, Del.; one brother, Wilton Porter of Seaford, Del.; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 at the Fleegle-Helfenbein Funeral Home, Greensboro.

Burial was in Greensboro Cemetery.

Howard R. Whitby
ST. MICHAELS - Howard Richard Whitby of St. Michaels, formerly of Turnersville, N.J., died Monday, Feb. 2, 1998 at Memorial Hospital, Easton. He was 68.

Born July 2, 1929 in Queen Anne, he was the son of the late Raymond and Sarah Elizabeth MacMullen Whitby.

He attended Tri-County High School before serving in the U.S. Navy from 1945 to 1953. He was a self-employed landscaper, retiring in 1988 after 24 years.

He was a former member of the Whitman Square Volunteer Fire Company, Turnersville, N.J.; the Chesapeake Classic Car Club; Delaware Mustang Club; American Legion, FRA Branch 57; and a lifetime member of D.A.V.

Mr. Whitby is survived by his wife of 47 years, the former Marie E. Todd; two sons, Charles H. Whitby of Mesa, Ariz. and Edward R. Whitby of Deptford, N.J.; four daughters, Patricia A. Whitby, Linda W. Auxer and Debra W. Smith, all of Turnersville, N.J., and Sandra W. Schmittinger of Glassboro, N.J.; two brothers, Edward Whitby of Ridgely and Charles Whitby of Denton; four sisters, Virginia Conley of Dover, Del., Katherine Wyatt of Wilmington, Del., Elma Bennett of St. Michaels and Julia Mason of Salisbury; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 6 at Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, Easton.

Memorial donations may be made to the Talbot Hospice Foundation, 216 South St., Easton, Md. 21601 and the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1306, Easton, Md. 21601.

Jay C.A. Witt
DENTON - Jay C.A. Witt of Denton died Sunday, Feb. 1, 1998 at his home. He was 33.

Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Walter Robert Witt Sr. of Denton and Patricia Mae Clancy Crandall of Lothian.

He was a waterman and a self-employed lawn maintenance worker.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Walter R. Witt Jr. of Churchton; three sisters, Zelie R. Collison of Greensboro, Mary Jo Motier of Oceanside, Calif. and Alice E. Smith of Greensboro.

Services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 6 at Denton Church of the Brethren, Denton.

Burial was at 1 p.m. on Friday at Mayo Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery, Mayo, Md.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Denton Church of the Brethren, 106 S. Seventh St., Denton, Md. 21629.

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Denton.

Feb. 5
Mary L. Brice
EASTON - Mary L. "Marodney" Brice died at Memorial Hospital at Easton on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998. She was 82.

Born on March 8, 1915 in Williamsburg in Talbot County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Edward and Mary Ella Brooks Johns.

She worked for over 23 years for the James Steele family in Easton. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses at Skipton.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Albert Brice, to whom she was married on Dec. 26, 1935.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mary Helen Brice of Easton; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Leroy Johns of Preston; and three sisters, Leona Freeman of Lanham, and Emma Greene and Cecelia Johns, both of Trappe.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7 at Frampton-Hawkins-Eskow Funeral Home, Federalsburg. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, Feb. 6, from 6 until 8 p.m. and also on Saturday, Feb. 7, from noon until 1 p.m.

Burial will follow the ceremony at Old White Marsh Cemetery at "Hole in the Wall" near Trappe.

Geneva B. Brown
EASTON - Surrounded by the hushed serenity of loved ones, at the Memorial Hospital in Easton, Geneva Berry Brown slipped away to eternally rest with God, on Sunday, Feb. 1, 1998.

She was born on Nov. 26, 1918 in Grasonville to the late James Scott and Amelia Elizabeth Berry.

Geneva attended the Grasonville Elementary and Kennard High Schools of Queen Anne's County.

Guided by her Christian nurturing, Geneva joined Bryan's United Methodist Church, under the pastorate of the late Rev. C. C. Thomas, at the age of 12.

On May 25, 1938 she was united in marriage to the late George R. Brown, who preceded her in death. To this union 10 children were born namely: Oliver Wendell, George Alvin, Mary Lillian Maxine, Doris Geneva, James W.A., Charles Leonard, Clarence Leroy, Vivian Odessa Lynch and David Lee Brown. The oldest daughter, Barbara Amelia, preceded her in death.

Geneva's greatest enjoyment in life was centered around her family, church and community. Her dedication and devotion was second to none. Being faithful, loyal and obedient, she served in numerous capacities throughout the years. Her services included: Senior Choir president, steward, finance chairperson, Teenage Ladies Aid Society secretary (after the passing of her mother,) president of the Women's Society of Christian Service, vice president of United Methodist Women and chairperson of the Administrative Council. She served and traveled nationwide doing the work of her Master for the church.

Geneva's community involvements included president of the Grasonville Colored Elementary PTA and first president of South County PTA after the merger of the schools. She was the first vice president of the Kennard High PTA and remained until all of her children had graduated and a state PTA life member. She was instrumental in securing the old Grasonville Colored School property from the Queen Anne's Board of Education for the establishment of the Grasonville Community Center. She was an active member of the Queen Anne's County NAACP Branch, where she served as treasurer until her illness. She was also an active Kennard Alumni and AARP member.

Geneva was a domestic worker and was loved and respected by all of her employers, especially Mrs. Kathryn M. Davis. It was clearly apparent that Mrs. Davis readily accepted Geneva not merely as an employee, but as an integral part of her family. If at any time Geneva needed support or services, she was confident that Mrs. Davis would graciously accommodate.

Geneva's life was an outstanding example of Christian kindness, love and commitment. She enjoyed many pleasurable moments with her family and acted as a back bone for her uncles and her cousin, William Nelson. "Aunt Plug" as she was respectfully referred to by her nieces and nephews was loved for her sincere honesty and kindness.

Geneva leaves to rejoice in her memory six sons; three daughters; one brother, Charles Bowser; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Arthur Jones Sr.; sisters-in-law, Jennifer Brown, Alise Lewis, Coretta Jones, Dorothy and Violet Brown and Beulah Gould; son-in-law, Larry Lynch; daughters-in-law; Doris, Earlene, Phyllis, Deborah and Mirielle Brown, six grandsons-in-law, a granddaughter-in-law; a godson, Bruce Boardley, a surrogate daughter and son, Frances Mills and Carroll Wilson; special long-time friends, Manie Fisher and Agnes Washington, and Marguerite White and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Thomas L. Cole
CAMBRIDGE - Thomas Leslie Cole of Cambridge died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998 at his home. He was 74.

Born on Aug. 25, 1923 in Preston, he was the son of the late Howard Parson Cole and Clara Estella Cole.

He was a graduate of Preston High School. For most of his working life, he was employed as a carpenter. He had also been a self-employed commercial fisherman and had worked for Worm Brothers near Preston as a produce truck driver.

He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran having served from Jan. 20, 1942 to Oct. 6, 1944.

On Jan. 16, 1968, he married the former Gloria Eskridge.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 70 of Easton and Local Union 626, Wilmington, Del.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a stepson, Ken Darling of Cambridge; a sister, Alma Trice of Denton; a son, Richard Thomas Cole of Portland, Ore.; a daughter, Rhonda Anderson of Preston; two brothers, Carl Cole of Columbus, Ohio and Leonard Cole of Tanyard, Md.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Kenneth Cole and Alton Cole, are deceased.

Services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 6 at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, Cambridge.

Burial was held privately at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Joseph Dew
CHURCH HILL - Joseph "Pop-Pop" Dew of Church Hill died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998 at Kent and Queen Anne's Hospital, Chestertown.

Born June 7, 1913 he was the son of the late William and Alice Dew.

On Nov. 26, 1939 he married Margaret Louise Clark. Mrs. Dew is deceased.

Mr. Dew enlisted in the U.S. Army on May 18, 1945 and served during World War II. He was awarded the Victory Medal for his efforts. Upon his honorable discharge he returned home to his family.

He worked for the Queen Anne County Board of Education as a school bus driver until he retired.

He is survived by several relatives.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7 at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Church Hill. Friends may call two hours prior to the service.

Burial will be in Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Beulah on Monday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m.

Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Easton.

Julius R. Elliott
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Julius Ringold Elliott of Lawrenceville, formerly of Easton, died on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998 at the home of his granddaughter, with whom he lived since July 1993. He was 93.

Born in Talbot County on Oct. 13, 1904, he was the son of the late Clayton R. and Nora Virginia Warner Elliott.

After graduating from Easton High School in 1922, he worked in office management in Easton, Baltimore and Elkton before joining the Trailmobile Co., a subsidiary of the Pullman Co. in 1951. He worked in the Branch Accounting Division in their Birmingham, Ala., office and at the home office in Cincinnati, Ohio. Following his retirement in 1969, he moved to Easton where he worked in accounting and as a private bookkeeper until moving to Lawrenceville.

A member of Christ Church in Easton, he was also a former member of the Lions Club in Easton and Birmingham.

His wife, the former Gladys Elizabeth Williams, whom he married in 1928, died in October 1985. A daughter, Elaine V. Elliott, died in May 1988.

Mr. Elliott is survived by his granddaughter, Bonnie E. Martin of Lawrenceville; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 6 at Spring Hill Cemetery, Easton.

Memorial donations may be made to the Easton Lions Club for Community Service Activities, P.O. Box 1202, Easton, Md. 21601.

Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, Easton.

Mazie V. Flamer
GRASONVILLE - Mazie Virginia Flamer died on Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998 at her home. She was 80.

Born Oct. 15, 1917 in Queen Anne's County she was the daughter of the late Charlie Carpenter and Blanche Price Carpenter.

She attended public schools in Queen Anne's County. Mrs. Flamer worked for B & S Fisheries in Grasonville for over 30 years.

She is survived by her husband, James Flamer Sr.; six sons, Jackie Flamer, Alfred Flamer and William Flamer, all of Wilmington, Del., Gene Flamer and Don Flamer of Grasonville and Frederick Flamer of Easton; six daughters, Blanche and Doris Flamer both of Grasonville, Peggie Green, Elsie Speller, Delores Sealers, and Zenia Williams all of Wilmington, Del.; two brothers, Willard Carpenter and James Coleman both of Wilmington, Del.; 36 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7 at John Wesley U.M. C., Carmichael. Friends may call at the church two hours prior to the service.

Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Arrangements are by Dashiell Funeral Services, Easton.

Ora S. Harrison
CLAYTON, N.C. - Ora Sinclair Harrison of Clayton died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1998 at her home. She was 89.

Born Oct. 25, 1908 on Tilghman Island, she was the daughter of Ernest Wilbert Sinclair and Esta Viola Haddaway Sinclair.

Mrs. Harrison is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Donna L. and William (Rusty) Parramore of Clayton; a grandson, Brent Parramore of Clayton; a great-granddaughter, Shannon Lee Parramore of Clayton; and a niece and nephew, Rosanne and Gary Royer of Easton.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday at St. Mark's United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Dr. Bruce Cooke is officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Home Health and Hospice Care, Inc., P.O. Box 1524, 15 Noble St., Smithfield, N.C. 27577-9300.

Arrangements by McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton, N.C.

Alvin S. Hopkins
HURLOCK - Alvin Sylvester Hopkins of Hurlock died Monday, Feb. 2, 1998 at her home. She was 75.

Born May 4, 1922, she was the daughter of the late James and Olia Hopkins.

He attended Dorchester County public schools and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was employed by the American Stores (Acme Market) cannery in Hurlock for 42 years. He became the first African American plant engineer in the Hurlock area. He later worked at the B & G Pickle Co. from which he retired. He also was self-employed as a TV repairman.

He married Elouise Thomas on March 21, 1942. Mrs. Hopkins is deceased.

He was a supporter of Hurlock United Methodist Church.

Mr. Hopkins is survived by two daughters, Olia Hopkins and Patricia Hopkins of Silver Spring; a son, Alvin Hopkins Jr. of Baltimore; and adopted daughter and son, Kay and Leedell McElvey of Hurlock; one adopted granddaughter; a foster granddaughter; and two foster grandsons. Four sisters, Normalee Hopkins, Virginia Conway, Clarabell Creighton, and Francine Stanley; and one brother, Russell Hopkins, are deceased.

Services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7 at Hurlock United Methodist Church, Hurlock. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Petersburg Cemetery.

Arrangements by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Hurlock.

Mildred M. Johnson
CAMBRIDGE - Mildred Marie Johnson of Cambridge died Monday, Feb. 2, 1998 at Dorchester General Hospital, Cambridge. She was 52.

Born Aug. 27, 1945 in Cambridge, she was the daughter of Mildred Camper Kennard of Wilmington, Del. and the late Norris Camper.

A 1963 graduate of Mace's Lane High School, she played an active role in the struggle for civil rights in Cambridge during the 1960s. She enjoyed playing the piano and flute.

She held several positions during her career, including 16 years of proofreading at Waverly Press, assistant manager for Alexander and Alexander of Baltimore and Developmental Studies at Salisbury State College. She volunteered for the community of St. Frances of Cambridge.

She was an active member of Refuge Temple Church of God, where she was Junior Usher co-president with her husband, Wesley Edward Johnson.

In addition to her mother and husband, she is survived by her stepfather, Edsel Kennard; three sons, Troy Darnell Muhammad of Silver Spring, Dion Wesley Muhammad of Mitchellville, Md. and Corey Dockins of Silver Spring; a stepdaughter, Shanekia Johnson; four grandchildren; four stepbrothers and two stepsisters.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 at Refuge Temple Church of God.

Burial was at Christ Rock Cemetery.

Myra Kelly
DENTON - Myra Kelly of Denton died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998 at Caroline Nursing Home. She was 91.

Born on Dec. 27, 1906 in Denton she was the daughter of the late Harry F. and Maud Chairs Anthony.

She helped operate Kelly's Trailer Sales and Trailer Park in New Castle, Del. with her husband John C. Kelly, they retired in 1963. Mr. Kelly died in 1985.

After moving to Florida from New Castle, Del., she worked as a seamstress at the Ruth Chagnon Shop until 1980. She returned to the local area in 1985.

She was a life member of Caesar Rodney Chapter No. 8, order of the Eastern Star, New Castle.

She is survived by one daughter, Jean L. Kelly of Greensboro; and a granddaughter, Carol Kelly of Easton.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7 in Concord Cemetery, Denton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Methodist Church, 301 N. Main St., Federalsburg, Md. 21632.

William W. Quimby
ST. MICHAELS - William Wordsworth Quimby of St. Michaels died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1998 at his home. He was 80.

Born on Feb. 1, 1918, in Skipton he was the son of the late George Parker and Helen Beaven Quimby. He was a graduate of Easton High School and entered into the National Guard after graduation.

Col. Quimby returned to this area upon his retirement from the U.S. Army in 1962, after serving over twenty-six years in the military service. During World War II he served with the 115th Infantry, 29th Division in the U.S. and through four campaigns in Europe, including the D-Day landing at Normandy Beach. Shortly after the Korean Conflict started he was assigned to Korea with the 21st Infantry, then to the 6th Tank Battalion and later was designated as Assistant Chief of Staff for Personnel, Headquarters, 24th Division; participating in five campaigns. Subsequently Col. Quimby was assigned to the U.S. Army Headquarters in Europe where he became Chief of Emergency and War Plans for the Personnel Division. During his Army career he was assigned to do numerous other duties at posts where he was largely responsible for personnel, personnel training, administration, and services. His decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters and the Army Commendation Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, and Korean Presidential Unit Citation. Service medals include the American Defense Service Medal, American Theatre Service Medal, European African Middle East Service Medal with 4 Bronze Stars, World War II Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with one Silver Star, Army of Occupation Medal (Germany), Armed Forces Reserve Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Meritorious Service Unit Citation, six Overseas Bars - War Service; four World War II Battles and Campaigns- Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe Campaigns; five Korean Battles and Campaigns- United Nations Offensive, Chinese Communist Forces Intervention, First U.N. Counter-Offensive, Chinese Communist Forces. Spring Offensive, U.N. Summer/Fall Offensive Campaigns. He was also awarded the 20th Anniversary Normandy Liberation Medal from the French Government for recognition of his contribution.

He attended the University of Maryland to receive his nursing home administrator's license. He was administrator and co-owner of the Rio Vista Nursing Home, St. Michaels, for 15 years.

Col. Quimby was a charter member of the Talbot County YMCA, vice-president and president of the Talbot County Commission on Aging, vice-president Maryland Health Care Facilities Association, and secretary/treasurer of the Talbot County Sanitary Commission. He served on the Vestry of Trinity Episcopal Church, Fayetteville, New York, the Vestry Christ Episcopal Church, St. Michaels and as chairman of Finance Committee. Col. Quimby served as an usher in both Churches for 30 years. He was an associate charter member of E.E. Streets V.F.W., a former member of American Legion Post 70, a member of the 29th Division Association, Eastern Shore Post No. 88 in Cambridge and a charter member of the Battle of Normandy Foundation Caen, France.

Col. Quimby is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ruby St. Clair Quimby; two sons, Parker St. Clair Quimby, Elkton, and Thomas Mark Quimby, St. Michaels, one daughter, Katherine Quimby Cooper, St. Michaels; and 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Deceased are one sister, Helen Quimby Ireland; one brother, Alfred Parker Quimby; and one son, William Beaven Quimby.

Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7 at Christ Episcopal Church, St. Michaels.

Burial will held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9 at St. Paul's Church Cemetery, Hillsboro.

Arrangements are by Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, Easton.

Memorial donations may by be made to Regional Cancer Center, Easton, Md.

George F. Stabel Jr.
MILLINGTON - George Frederick Stabel Jr. of Millington died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998 at the LaSalle Health Care Center, Durham, N.C. He was 87.

Born in Cliffside, N.J., he was the son of the late George F. Stabel Sr. and Mabelle I. Spatz Stabel.

He received his formative education in New Jersey and later pursued his education in California. He was a graduate of the University of Southern California - Berkeley and later returned to New York where he graduated from Columbia University. He spent of most of his working career in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He had been a resident of Millington for the past 12 years.

Mr. Stabel was a World War II veteran, who served in the East Indies and New Guinea campaigns. He received the Asiatic Pacific Theatre Ribbon with two Battle Stars. He was honorably discharged in 1945.

All of his civilian career, he worked as a salesman in retail sales, selling a variety of goods for numerous companies. He was an accomplished tennis player and was a certified tennis official who officiated at many major tennis tournaments during the Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe eras.

Mr. Stabel is survived by two friends, Monica Simpler of Millington, who cared for his health needs for the past several years when in the Millington area, and Shirley Hatten of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Services were held on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.

Margaret E. Watkins
EASTON - Margaret E. Watkins of Easton died Sunday, Feb. 1, 1998 at Memorial Hospital at Easton. She was 69.

Born Feb. 24, 1928 in Easton she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Hattie Jenkins.

She attended public school in Longwoods. She worked as a domestic worker for 30 years for Mr. and Mrs. Walker. She attended St. Matthews Methodist Church in Longwoods. Her husband, Harry Watkins, is deceased.

She is survived by one step-daughter, Sheana Watkins; five sisters, Estella Jenkins of Montclair, N.J., Ella Mae Wells, Willnellie Gibson, Ann Williams and Dorothy Jenkins of Longwoods; one adopted sister, Gladys Stringfellow of N.J.; and five brothers, William Jenkins and James Jenkins of Longwoods, Raymond Jenkins of Cordova, Richard Jenkins of Cambridge and Franklin Jenkins of Preston.

Services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 at St. Matthews U.M. Church, in Longwoods.

Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Easton.

Arrangements are by Bennie Smith Funeral Home, Easton.


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