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|Yoder, Rodney Lee
Birth: in Crooksville, Ohio
|Rodney Lee Yoder, age 87, of California, MD, died at his home on Monday, August 17, 2009, following a long battle with congestive heart failure and diabetes.|
The son of a coal miner, he was born in Crooksville, OH, to Daniel and Katie (Poland) Yoder. He was the third of six children: Mary Francis Yoder (deceased), Ilber Ellis Yoder (deceased), Donna Lucile (Yoder) Morrison, Daniel Yoder Jr., and Barbara Ann (Yoder) Longmore. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret (Jaynes) Yoder.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Air Force as flight engineer from 1941 to his honorable discharge at the end of the war. He worked with the Crooksville China Company, the New York Central Railroad, and the Ohio Power Company before returning to active duty in the United States Air Force in 1951. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He retired in 1970 at the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, and worked with the St. Mary's County Board of Education Maintenance Department. He retired from the Maintenance Department in 1985.
He is survived by his children, Dana (Jess) Davis, Rose Marie (Charles) Beitzell, Bob Martin, Dean (Peggy) Martin, and a near-as daughter, Mary Springstead. He has thirteen grandchildren and a passel of great-grandchildren, all of whom he loved dearly.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 20, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A graveside service will be held on Friday, August 21, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
|Coley, Bessie Albertson
|Bessie Albertson Coley, age 81, of Lusby, MD formally of Seabrook, MD passed away on August 17, 2009. |
Bessie is the loving wife of Billy C. Coley.
Devoted mother of Debra Lynn (Kenneth) Wills, William C. Coley and Carol Lisa Coley.
She is also survived by five grandchildren, four great grandchildren and two sisters.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 22, from 10:00 – 12:00 at Calvary Bible Church, 8300 Nursery Rd., Lusby, MD, where funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon. Interment to follow in the church cemetery.
Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Lusby, MD.
|Elliot, Ronald Douglas, Jr.
Birth: 1913-09-03 in Baltimore, Maryland
|Ronald Douglas Elliott, Jr., died at the age of 29 on August 17, 2009 in Lusby, MD. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 3, 1979. |
Ronnie was raised in Calvert County by his parents Cynthia Vakoutis, Ronald Douglas Elliott, Sr., Nila Elliott, and Lawrence J. Bowman.
His siblings were Brandi Taeschner, Ashley Elliott, and Alyvia Elliott.
He graduated from Calvert High School in 1998 with many of his local friends. Ronnie will be greatly missed but is now free.
Should friends desire contributions may be made in his memory to St. Paul United Methodist Church, United Methodist Youth Fellowship, Attn. Dave Showalter, 11000 H. G. Trueman Road, Lusby, MD 20657.
Services and interment were private.
Arrangements were handled by the Rausch Funeral Home, P. A., 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD 20657.
|Russell, Aiden Andrew
Birth: 2009-08-16 in Leonardtown, Maryland
|Aiden Andrew Russell, newborn, of Clements, MD, died August 16, 2009 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. He was born August 16, 2009 at 4:21 PM and was the son of Nancy Marie and Andrew Thomas Russell. He died at 6:05 PM. He weighed 1 pound, 2.5 ounces and was 12 inches long. |
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Dylan Bryce (November 25, 2005) and Austin Matthew (August 18, 2006).
His grandparents are Mickey and Liz Nelson of Clements and Ada Russell of Morganza and the late Walter Fedelis Russell, Sr.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 1:30 PM at Queen of Peace Cemetery with the Rev. Timothy Baer officiating. Pallbearers will be J.L. Hill, Leroy Hill, Brian Russell and Leroy Russell.
Arrangements provided by Matttingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
|Herbert, William Guy, Sr.
Birth: 1924-04-22 in Hollywood, Maryland
|William Guy Herbert, Sr., 85 of Hollywood, MD died August 16, 2009 at his residence. Born April 22, 1924, in Hollywood, MD he was the son of the late Hubert Smiley and Nettie Henrietta Herbert. |
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Francis Herbert, Webster S. Herbert and Joseph R. Herbert, Sr.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years Agnes Juanita Clarke, whom he married on December 6, 1952; his sister, Nettie “Betty” Elizabeth LeBlanc and her husband Louis of Homosassa Springs, FL; children, William Guy Herbert, Jr. of Hollywood, MD, Bonnie Kay Bowles and her husband Frank of Hollywood, MD, Nita Faye Coombs and her husband Dee of Leonardtown, MD and Kathey May Guttersen and her husband Gavin of Littleton, NC; grandchildren, Kevin Bryant, Kimberly Wursta, Kelly Bryant, Mark Coombs, Katie Coombs, Julie Coombs, Amber Guttersen and Cristina Guttersen; and five great-grandchildren.
He served in the U.S. Army from March 19, 1943 to December 15, 1945 and served in World War II. He was a lifetime resident of St. Mary’s County who loved gardening, fishing, crabbing and listening to blue grass and country music.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD where prayers will be said at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 10:00 AM in St. John’s Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD with Fr. Raymond Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dee Coombs, Gavin Guttersen, Jimmy Abell, Jeff Yount, Charlie Thompson and George Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Hoover Jones, Bud Russell and Tom Arnold.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and/or St. John’s Catholic Church, 43950 St. John’s Road, Hollywood, MD 20636.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
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