|| Write Us | Help | Sponsors | Classifieds | Employment | Forums | MarketPlace | Calendar | Headlines | Announcements | Weather | More... ||
Return to the Obituary Announcements Main Page
|Williams, Harry Lee, Sr.
Birth: 1923-10-04 in Chinquapin, North Carolina
|Harry Lee Williams, Sr., 88, of La Plata, MD, died on December 21, 2011 at Washington Hospital Center. He was born on October 4, 1923 in Chinquapin, NC|
A World War II Veteran, Harry worked at Southern Railroad, Penn Central and retired from Amtrak. Interests included football and NASCAR. Harry enjoyed working outside in his yard, riding his tractor and listening to music. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.
Harry is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Everett Williams; his sons, Harry Lee Williams, Jr. (Dee) and Chuck Williams (Kirsten); his daughter, Lori A. Goodman (Dennis); his brothers, Alois Williams and John Williams; his sisters, Mary Harper and Joyce Taylor; his 4 grandchildren, Mike Williams, Jennifer Montoya, Jessica Goodman, and Tara Goodman; and his 3 great grandchildren, Kaylin Montoya, Ariah Montoya, and Andrew Lee Williams.
The family will receive friends for a Life Celebration on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at Hughesville Baptist Church, 8505 Leonardtown Road, Hughesville, MD 20637. The Funeral Service will be held at 7:00PM on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at Hughesville Baptist Church. Interment will be at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623, on Thursday December 29, 2011 at 10:00AM.
All arrangements are being handled by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hughesville Baptist Church or Dentsville EMS.
|McCready, John Berkeley
Birth: 1936-01-14 in Calvert County, Maryland
|John Berkeley McCready, 75, of Port Saint Lucie, FL passed away on December 21, 2011 at Palm Gardens. He was born on January 14, 1936 in Calvert County, Maryland to the late John and Grace Humphreys McCready. |
Mr. McCready had been a resident of Florida for three and a half years, coming from Maryland. He was retired from the United States Government, having worked as a plumber for the White House in Washington, D.C.
Mr. McCready is survived by his loving wife of three and a half years, Juana G. McCready; three step daughters, Jenny Brown, Claribel Meserve, and Maria Kolhler; siblings, Marie M. Hardesty, Erma M. Breeden, Annie M. Batchelor, Lynette M. Ward, Eunice M. Habig, Donas H. McCready, and Harold L. McCready.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Earlamond McCready and siblings, J. Edward McCready, C. Dudley McCready, and Ethel M. Grover.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 from 10 – 11 AM in the First Baptist Church of Calvert Co., Prince Frederick, MD where a funeral service will be held at 11 AM with Pastor Ralph Nevin officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, MD at 2:30PM.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Mister, Calvin Lester
Birth: in Broomes Island, Maryland
|Calvin Lester Mister, 91, of Broomes Island, MD passed away on December 20, 2011 in Prince Frederick, MD. Calvin was born in Broomes Island, MD to the late George E. and Fannie Fowler Mister. |
Besides his parents, Calvin is predeceased by his wife, Madeline Mister, and 8 siblings, Claude, Granville, Norman, and Ford Mister, Mae Ramsey, Elva Catterton, Gladys Parks, and Effie Elliott.
Calvin drove a bus for Patuxent River Navy base picking up sailors at Union Station and driving them down to the Navy Base. He also worked as a carpenter for Local Union # 1590 for 15 years; he drove a truck for Warren Denton Seafood Co. for many years and was a waterman who loved to fish and crab.
He is survived by three daughters, Betty Garver, Judy Ferrell and Martha Mister, grandfather of Bethany Patel and Natalie Sloan, he is also survived by six great grandchildren, Ashley Sloan, Victoria Webb, Sarah Sloan, Caleb Sloan, Suvali Patel and Kalan Patel.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 22, 2011 from 5-8 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4005 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD where services will be held on Friday December 23, 2011, 11 AM Interment will follow in Broomes Island Cemetery.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Russell, James Theodore, Sr.
Birth: 1942-02-08 in Valley Lee, Maryland
|James Theodore “Teddy” Russell, 69, of Bushwood, MD, died on December 20, 2011. Born February 8, 1942, in Valley Lee, MD, he was the son of the late Charles H. and Frances Myrtle Owens Russell. |
Mr. Russell is survived by his companion of 25 years Dina M. Murray.
Mr. Russell is survived by his children; Wanda R. Russell of Woodbridge, VA, James T. Russell, II, of Upper Marlboro, MD, and Timothy Russell Echeverio (Allison) of Centennial, CO, grandchildren; James Theodore Russell, III, Christopher William Russell, Jennifer Ann Marie Russell, Jessie and John Godwin, Caelin Hannah Echeverio ,and Deliah Marie Russell. Teddy is also survived by his siblings John H. Russell (Arlene) of Spokane, WA, Joseph Leroy Russell (Ann) of Avenue, MD, Elizabeth Anne Smith of Piney Point, MD, and Francis Patrick Russell (Beverly), Rita Ann Pegg both of Hollywood, MD, Margaret Cecelia Creighton and Charlotte Ann Ekster (Peter) both of Holland, MI.
Mr. Russell is preceded in death by siblings; Charles Benedict Russell, Mary Lorraine Vollinger, Mary Rose Watson and 2 infant brothers.
Teddy was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County, MD, he was a Commercial Seafood Harvester. He enjoyed working on his boat and was a member of the Seventh District Optimist Member.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 in the Mattingley-Gardner Funeral Home Chapel from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers being recited at 7:00 PM. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 10:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD with Deacon Bill Nickerson officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be; James T. Russell, III, Josh Burch, Charles Leroy (Ricky) Morris, Christopher W. Russell, Brian Russell, and Henry (Buck) Bowles.
Contributions may be made in memory of James Theodore (Teddy) Russell to Hospice House of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD, and American Cancer Society, 1041 Rt. 3 North Building A., Gambrills, MD 21236.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A, Leonardtown, MD.
|Lane, Jack Francis
Birth: 1932-12-15 in Washington, DC
|Rev. John Lane of La Plata, Maryland, passed from this life on December 20th, at 6:45 a.m. He died of pancreatic cancer, having been diagnosed in October of 2011. We thank God that he did not suffer any pain. |
He actively served the Church as a Pastor for 52 years. His first church in Maryland was St. Andrew’s of Capitol Heights, moving to Largo, it was renamed St. Michael’s. The second church he served was St. Paul’s Moravian in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
Pastor Lane was born on December 15, 1932, in Washington D.C. He graduated from George Washington University and went on to study at the Lutheran Seminary in Gettysburg, PA becoming ordained in 1959. He proudly served the Prince George’s Police Department for 17 years marrying and burying the brave men and women who risk their lives every day to keep us safe. In 1976 he was awarded a Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of Maryland. John maintained a Christian counseling service for the next 30 years, bringing healing and renewal to hundreds of people.
He married Martha Lane in 1967. He was father to eight children now grown and married. He was the proud loving grandfather to seventeen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. John was a member of the Charles County Sportsman Club where he enjoyed competition silhouette shooting. He was a Maryland State Champion for many years. He listened to classical music everyday. His favorite composer was Bach and the Baroque style. He collected words as a hobby which was a source of never ending learning. He read Greek which he used to prepare his sermons and Bible studies. He held a Healing Service on the first Friday of each month for the last 35 years operating in the Gifts of the Holy Spirit. People attended from St. Mary’s, St. Charles, Calvert, and Prince George’s Counties.
He and Martha moved to a new home in La Plata, Maryland where he continued his ministry until the day he became ill. John Lane was greatly loved by family and friends. He will be immeasurably missed.
He was son of the late Orley Burdette Lane, Sr., and the late Frances Waddell Lane. He was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Martha Ann Wilson; children, David (Kristine) Jett, Robert (Lynn) Jett, Christopher (Anne) Lane, Beth (Ricky) Leonard, Linda Ellis, Theresa (Shawn) Wilson, Shannon (Terry) Gragg, and Genevieve (Michael) Myers; and brother, Herk Lane. Also survived by 17 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends received on Thursday, December 22, 2011 from 4-8PM with Memorial Service at 7PM at New Life Wesleyan Church (9690 Shepherd’s Creek Lane, La Plata, MD 20646). A Funeral Service will take place on Friday, December 23, 2011 at 10AM at New Life Wesleyan Church. Clergy will be the Rev. William Andrews and the Rev. Steve Nicholas. Interment will follow at Washington National Cemetery, Suitland, MD. Pallbearers will be David, Robert, and Michael Jett, Chris Lane, Ricky Leonard, Shawn Wilson, Terry Gragg, and Mike Myers. Honorary Pallbearers will be Bill and Pat Nolan.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
Return to the Obituary Announcements Main Page