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|Moore, Troy Bennett
Birth: 1992-09-30 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Troy Bennett Moore, 19, of California, MD, died on January 25, 2012 in California, MD. Born on September 30, 1992 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of Crystal Lee Moore of Lexington, MD, and Timothy Bennett Moore of California, MD. |
Timothy is survived by his siblings; Amy Myers, Jennifer Moore, and Charles Moore of Great Mills, MD., Ashley Moore of California, MD., and Step Brothers; Zack, Cody and Alex Mattingly of California, MD.
He attended Leonardtown High School. Troy loved football, music, eating, spending time with family, and friends.
The family will receive friends on Monday, January 30, 2012 in the Mattingley-Gardner Funeral Home from 5:00-8:00 PM. A Funeral Service will be held in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Chapel, Leonardtown, MD on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 10:00 AM with Deacon Bill Nickerson officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Pallbearers will be; Troy Greenwell, Trey Moore, Tyler Unkle, Robert McDowney, Charles Moore, and Brandon Nelson. Honorary Pallbearers will be; Andrew Bowman, Kyle Moore, Cody Mattingly, and Alex Mattingly.
Contributions may be made in memory of Troy Bennett Moore to Pathways, Inc., 44065 Airport View Drive California, and MD 20636.
Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A, Leonardtown, MD.
|Gray, Judith Ann
Birth: 1941-07-10 in Jefferson, Ohio
|Judith Ann Gray, 70, of Huntingtown, MD passed away on January 25, 2012 at her home. She was born July 10, 1941 in Jefferson, Ohio to the late Robert Lomas and Janet Smith Lomas. |
Judith graduated from Kent State University with a major in Voice and a minor in History. She was member of the Delta Omicron Sorority. She was the head of the Special Security Office at the Naval Research Lab in Washington DC and taught school for three years at Tawney Jr. High in Camp Springs, MD. She was a member of the Showboater Theater Group at the Naval Research Lab, and President and “Information Lady” in the Cult Awareness Organization for The Roberts Group Parents’ Network, nfishel.tripod.com. Judith was also the President of Presbyterian Mariners Group for the Washington District, member of the Presbyterian Women’s Circle and an Elder in the Presbyterian Church.
The Gray’s moved to Calvert County in 1987 from District Heights and a couple of weeks after their move they joined Trinity United Methodist Church in Prince Frederick, where Judith went on to direct the Gospel Choir and sing solos for various church affairs and services. She loved her grandchildren and spending time with them, and enjoyed needlework and crocheting. In later years one of her favorite pastimes was to watch and shop on QVC and HSN, where she bought most of her Christmas presents this past year.
Judith is survived by her husband, Robert Allen Gray of Huntingtown, MD, by her son Robert Gray III and his wife Suzanne of Huntingtown, MD, by her son Richard Gray and his wife Candice of Seattle Washington, and by her grandchildren Jami, Timothy and Mia Gray. She is also survived by her mother, Janet Lomas of Jefferson, Ohio and siblings, Robert Lomas and his wife Barbara of Vancouver, Oregon and Rosemary Bebout of Stuart, Florida.
The family will receive friends on Monday January 30, 2012 from 5-8 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church, 90 Church Street, Prince Frederick, MD where services will be held on Tuesday January 31, 2012 at 11 AM. Interment will follow in Wesley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.
|White, Ruth Evelyn
Birth: 1920-08-17 in Hutsonville, Illinois
|Ruth Evelyn White, 91, of Solomons, MD formerly of La Plata, MD passed away on January 25, 2012 at her residence. She was born on August 17, 1920 in Hutsonville, IL to the late Everett Ray Berry and Goldie Mae Edginton Berry. |
Ruth married US Navy Lt. Charles Earl White on December 13, 1941 and he preceded her in death on December 12, 1977.
She was a Registered Nurse and worked in numerous hospitals and doctors offices. Ruth was one of the original founders of the Pinehurst Hospice in NC and the Charles Co. Hospice in MD. She has resided at the Asbury ~ Solomons Island Retirement Community since 1996.
Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Sarah Jane White, and siblings, Verla Hamilton and Esther Gibson.
She is survived by her children, Livia J. Thiem and husband Robert of Palm Bay, FL, and Timothy R. White and wife Jacqueline of Avenue, MD; grandchildren, Kevin R. Thiem of Jasper, GA and Deborah J. Steininger of Indian Harbor Beach, FL, and two great grandchildren.
All services will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ruth’s name to Calvert Hospice, www.calverthospice.org, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Lusby, MD.
|Bradford, John Thomas, Jr.
Birth: 1949-03-04 in Painter, Virginia
|John Thomas Bradford, Jr., 62, of California, Maryland, departed this life, January 25, 2012, at his residence. He was born March 4, 1949 in Painter, Virginia. He was the son of John Thomas Bradford, Sr. and Phyllis Odessa Lenora Upshur. He grew up in Painter (North Hampton County), Virginia and Carver Heights, Lexington Park, Maryland.|
John accepted Christ at an early age while attending Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Painter, VA. As a young man he also attended First Missionary Baptist Church in Lexington Park, MD with his family. First Missionary Baptist was the church of his heart for many years.
John began his educational training in the North Hampton County (Eastern Shore) Virginia. When John was 11 years old, his family relocated to St. Mary's County Maryland. His father was employed as an Industrial Arts teacher in the St. Mary's County Public School System.
John attended George Washington Carver School and graduated from Great Mills High School in June 1967. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Maryland—Eastern Shore (UMES), a Masters of Arts in Education from George Washington University and he completed all of the required advance courses toward an Ed Doctorate Degree at Nova Southeastern University.
John embarked on several employment paths. He was a cab driver for the Friendly Cab Company in Lexington Park. In 1973, he started his teaching career as a long term substitute teacher at Park Hall Elementary School and later that same year, he was hired to teach instrumental music at Banneker Elementary and Chopticon High School. He was an Assistant Principal at the following schools: Margaret Brent Middle School, Spring Ridge Middle School and Leonardtown High School.
John met the love of his life, Mary Alice Elizabeth Speed who was also a teacher with the St. Mary's County Public Schools. They were joined in holy matrimony October 16, 1976 at the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Oxford, NC and enjoyed over 35 years of marital bliss.
John was an educational leader and was appointed to several positions. He was an Assistant Principal at the following schools: Margaret Brent Middle School, Spring Ridge Middle School and Leonardtown High School. He served as Principal at Great Mills Elementary and Mechanicsville Elementary. He retired June 2008, after working 35 plus years in the St. Mary's County Public Schools. After his retirement, John enjoyed working as a Substitute Teacher at Chopticon High School and Spring Ridge Middle School.
During John's tenure in the school system, he volunteered many hours in support of young people involved in the Upward Bound Club and the Gentlemen Club. He held recognition programs and took the Youth in our community on numerous fieldtrips on college campuses throughout the Delmarva area.
John was avid fan of all sports. Watching sports games on ESPN was a favorite activity. He was an umpire more than 25 years and traveled all over the state of Maryland and to some parts of Virginia and DC. He attended numerous umpire clinics to help improve his skills as an umpire. He participated in the Maryland Athletic Association Officials; Tri-County Sports Officials Association—Southern Maryland; National Umpires Clinic and the World Tourney Slow-Pitch Softball Clinic.
John was an active a member of the Lexington Park Lions Club. Since 1982, John was a supportive Connecting Link with the Southern Maryland Chain Chapter, the Links, Incorporated. As a result of his tireless efforts in the community, John received numerous awards, honors and citations.
John was preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents, George Thomas & Sarah Bradford and James Henry & Sarah Upshur; and his mother-in-law, Mary Lee Thorpe Speed.
Survivors include his faithful and devoted wife of 35 years, Mary Alice Elizabeth Speed-Bradford of California, MD; his siblings, Phyllis Lenora Bradford of Lexington Park, MD, Carrella Quincy Jubilee of Fort Washington, MD and Wayne Lyndon Bradford of Columbia, MD; Nieces, Sheanna, Jessica, Lynn and Brittany; Nephews, Wayne Lyndon II, Clyde and Curtis Jr.; Great nephew, Quintin and 10 other great nieces and great nephews; Aunts, Laura Rowley of Brooklyn, NY and Theresa Baines of Painter, VA; Father-in-law, Luther Gray Speed of Oxford, NC; Sister-in-law, Lucy Mae Hamilton of Durham, NC; Brother-in-law, Luther Edward Speed (Anita) of Durham, NC; Godsons, Corey & Keith Wilson of Lexington Park, MD; Special friends, Delores Harris Wilson and Vernon Thomas of Lexington Park, MD, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in The First Missionary Baptist Church, 47359 Lincoln Avenue, Lexington Park, MD with the Rev. Roderick W. McClanahan pastor of the church officiating. The family will receive friends for John's Life Celebration at the church from 10:00 to service time at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow the Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Bailey, Robert Lorenzo
Birth: 1934-11-01 in Bushwood, Maryland
|Robert "Bobby" Lorenzo Bailey, 77, of Avenue, MD, died January 25, 2012, at the University of Maryland Hospital. Born November 1, 1934, in Bushwood, MD, he was the son of the late Robert Elmer Bailey and Elva Louis (Norris) Bailey.|
Bobby was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County. He loved spending time outside, farming, goose hunting, riding his gator and being with his black lab, Hank. His lifelong passion was working at River Springs Farm, where he spent his life. In addition to farming, he spent 10 years with the State Highway Administration. He served 20 years in the Seventh District Fire Department. He was a member of the Farm Bureau.
Bobby is survived by his loving wife, Violet Ann Bailey whom he was married to for 53 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Susan Ann Cotter (James) of Oldtown, ID, and Robert "Al" Bailey (Missy) of Mechanicsville, MD; grandchildren, April Ann Howell of Sweetwater, TN, Cheyenne Cotter of Oldtown, ID, Robert Bailey and Austin Bailey, both of Mechanicsville, MD; and three great-grandchildren.
Family will receive friends for Bobby's Life Celebration on Sunday, January 29, 2012 from 3:00-6:00 p.m.at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 21340 Coltons Point Road, Avenue, MD 20609. Prayers will be recited at 5:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Michael Tietjen on Monday, January 30, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Interment will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, 29119 Point Lookout Road, Morganza, Md. 20660.
Serving as pallbearers will be Tommy Bowles, Joseph "Billy" Bowles, John "Dinks" Nelson, James B. Norris, Robert Bailey and Joseph A. Bowles.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad, Post Office Box 7, Avenue, MD, 20609.
Arrangements provided by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD 20650.
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