Shirley M. Coleman
CAMBRIDGE - Shirley Mae Coleman, 60, passed away on Saturday, June 14, 2003 at the Dorchester General Hospital.
She was born Nov. 14, 1942 in Cambridge, daughter of Annie Mae Camper and the late Randolph Camper.
Ms. Coleman attended the public schools of Dorchester County and graduated from Mace's Lane High School, Class of 1960. After graduation she attended Bowie State College and later transferred to the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore and received her bachelor of science degree.
Ms. Coleman was an employee of the Dorchester County Board of Education and was a teacher at St. Clair Elementary, Hurlock Elementary and retired while teaching at Maple Elementary School.
She was a member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.
Her church affiliation was with the Sunnyside Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Secretary.
Besides her mother of Cambridge, Ms. Coleman is survived by a son, John T. Coleman Jr. of Salisbury; a sister, Kim Jones of Fayetteville, N.C.; a sister-in-law, Ella Coleman of Cambridge; a brother-in-law, Timothy Jones of Fayetteville, N.C.; four nephews, Pablo Coleman of Baltimore, Dustin Coleman of Florida, Andre' and Timothy Jones of North Carolina; and cousins, Ida Mae Macer and Thomas Foster and numerous other family members.
In addition to her father she was preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Ardith Coleman.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at the St. Luke U M Church, Bradley Avenue, with the Rev. Darlene Dixon officiating, assisted by the Rev. George Hufnagel. Burial will follow at Malone Cemetery in Madison.
There will be a viewing at St. Luke UM Church from 7 to 8 p.m. on Friday.
The Henry Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge, is handling the arrangements.
Hazel L. Satchell
FEDERALSBURG - Hazel L. Kemp Satchell, 75, died Tuesday, June 17, 2003 at her residence.
She was born Mach 26, 1928 in Easton, the daughter of Lemuel C. Kemp and Martha R. Cox Kemp.
Mrs. Satchell graduated from Easton High School, Class of 1945. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Satchell was an avid doll collector and enjoyed doing genealogy of her family.
She was a member of Blades United Methodist Church, where she served as former chairman of the Parish Relations, the Worship and Evangelism Committees and held numerous other positions. She also volunteered for many years at St. Martin's Barn in Ridgely.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, J. Lester Satchell; three daughters, Pamela McCraw of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Karen Jester of Federalsburg and Tina Smith of Easton; a son, Kevin Breeding of Clearfield, Utah; two stepsons, Larry Satchell of Federalsburg and Ernie Satchell of Franklin, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Sandra Norris of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, William Kemp of Hagerstown; a sister, Mary Mueller of Cordova and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Satchell was preceded in death by two brothers, Edgar Kemp and Thomas Kemp and a sister, Linda Bainbridge.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Framptom-Hawkins-Eskow Funeral Home, P.A. Burial will follow at the Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery, Beulah.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 tonight and one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Memorial contributions can be made to t he Caroline County Hospice Foundation at P.O. Box 362, Denton, MD 21629 or to the Blades United Methodist Church, 306 South Market St., Seaford, DE 19973.
Dr. Lawrence Maryanov
CAMBRIDGE - Dr. Lawrence Maryanov, 91, passed away early Tuesday morning, June 10, 2003 at the Mallard Bay Care Center. He was the husband of the former Jean Foxwell.
He was born on June 3, 1912 in Maspeth, N.Y., the son of the late Harry and Minerva Mellin Maryanov. He graduated from Manual Training High School in 1928 and in 1932 received a B.S. degree from Columbia University. Dr. Maryanov then attended University of Louisville Medical School, receiving his M.D. in 1936. During the following year he served an internship at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.
Dr. Maryanov was a 1st Lt. in the U.S. Army Medical Corps from July of 1937 to July of 1938. In December of 1941 he was recalled to active duty for 2 1/2 years and served overseas. During this time he was in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Italy, France and Germany. In 1946 he was discharged as a Major.
In 1938 Dr. Maryanov moved to Salisbury and began a practice covering Salisbury, Mardela and the Vienna area. In 1940 he was married to the former Marjorie Webb and since 1946 had resided in Cambridge.
For almost 50 years he and his brother, the late Dr. Alfred Maryanov operated a practice together in Cambridge. During this time he was on the staff of Cambridge-Maryland Hospital, later Dorchester General Hospital.
Dr. Maryanov was a communicant of Christ P. E. Church, where he served for several years on the Vestry. He was also a member of the Dorchester County Historical Society, Dorchester Post 91, American Legion, Choptank Memorial Post 7460, VFW and Cambridge Elks Lodge 1272.
He served on the local advisory board of Maryland National Bank; was member and past president of the Cambridge Country Club; was member and Past Commodore of the Cambridge Yacht Club and former board member and president of the Cambridge-Dorchester Port Authority. He also served on the Zoning and Planning Commission for the City of Cambridge and was active in local Democratic politics.
Dr. Maryanov's first wife, Marjorie, passed away in April of 1990 and in 1994 he retired. In June of 1996 he was married to the former Jean Foxwell.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by two stepdaughters, Joanne Bean of Glen Burnie and Carol Jean Knox of Salem; four stepgrandchildren, Deborah Fluhr, Brent Bean, Richard Knox and Christopher Knox; three stepgreat-grandsons, Hunter Knox, Brandon Manley and Karl Russum; three nieces, Stephanie Scher, Carol Williamson, Mary June McGinnis and one nephew, Bill Lipkin.
Besides his wife and his brother, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Ann Maryanov and a sister, Florence Lipkin.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Christ Episcopal Church by the Rev. Charles G. Kettlewell. Burial will follow in Christ Church Graveyard.
Friends will be received at the Thomas Funeral Home from 7:30 to 9 tonight.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christ Church Graveyard Association, P.O. Box 456, Cambridge, MD 21613.
Pallbearers will be Brent Bean, David Bean, Richard Knox, Christopher Knox, Neil Fluhr and Carroll Larrimore. Honorary bearers will be Russell Baker Jr., Russell Baker III, Thomas Flowers, Frank Wright, Paul Brooks and Bill Vincent.
June A. Lewis
FEDERALSBURG - June Annette Nagel Lewis, 62, died Tuesday, June 10, 2003 at her residence.
She was born June 29, 1940 at Hynson, the daughter of the late William Nagel and Marie Venable Nagel. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph C. Lewis Sr. on April 23, 1980.
Mrs. Lewis graduated from North Dorchester High School. She had worked at Sisk Fulfillment in Federalsburg for over 17 years. She enjoyed shopping and going out to dinner and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons, Joseph C. Lewis Jr. and his wife, Debbie of Federalsburg, James E. Lewis and his wife, Cathy of Seaford, Del. and a daughter, Lisa Sue Carson of Federalsburg; two brothers, William Leroy "Buddy" Nagel and Ricky E. Nagel, both of Federalsburg; three grandchildren, Cally Carson of Federalsburg and Kellie and Kensie Lewis, both of Seaford.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Framptom-Hawkins-Eskow Funeral Home in Federalsburg. Burial will follow at Hill Crest Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Caroline County Hospice Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 362, Denton, MD 21629.
Isaac M. McCray
CAMBRIDGE - Isaac Mark McCray, 40, passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2003 in Cambridge after a short illness.
He was born Aug. 18, 1962 in Cambridge, son of Mary Ida McCray and the late Isaac Robert McCray.
Mr. McCray was educated in the Dorchester County Public Schools and graduated in 1981.
On July 3, 1993 he married Gloria A. Camper. They resided in Maryland for the first few years and later made their home in Bridgeville, Del.
Mr. McCray joined the United Missionary Baptist Church in 1993, under the leadership of the Rev. Rawna Smith. After moving to Delaware, he moved his membership to the Way of Christ Evangelistic Ministries of Bridgeville. Later, he returned home to United Missionary Baptist church. He was a trustee and a member of many church ministries.
In addition to his wife and mother, Mr. McCray is survived by two sons, Isaac Adams and Jamaal Taylor; two daughters, Chantanece Mitchell and Janelle Taylor; a godson, Dominique Griffith; a goddaughter, which he was helping to raise, J'Zhane' Dobson; two sisters, Carol Sydnor and Tamela Wilson; three brothers-in-law, Donald Sydnor, Joseph Wilson and James Camper; five aunts, Daisy Adams, Dorothy Purnell, Marie Brummell, Lucille Askins and Charlotte Cornish (Richard); four nephews, Donald Sydnor Jr. (Odessa), Darryn Sydnor (Kimberly) and Rodney Molock and Joshua Camper; three nieces, Shawanda McCray, Jazmin and Janay Camper and numerous cousins; and close friends, Anthony Cromwell, Joseph Griffith, Demetrius and June Green.
A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at Bethel AME Church with burial following in the church cemetery.
There will be a viewing two hours prior to the services. Friends may also view from noon to 7 p.m. Friday at the Henry Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge.
George D. Simmons Sr.
NEWFIELD, N.J. - George D. Simmons Sr., 64, died Sunday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa.
He was born in Cambridge. He lived in Collings Lake, N.J. for 30 years before moving to Newfield six years ago.
Mr. Simmons was a truck driver for SEI Transport in Vineland, N.J.
He is the husband of Bernice (nee Moxey); father of Lois Knight of Waco, Texas, Stephanie (James) Esposito of Hammonton, N.J., Jennifer (Pat Taber) of Margate, N.J., Alan (Angela) of Williamstown, N.J., Anthony of Green Bay, Wis., Thomas (Karen) of Millville, N.J. and the late George D. Simmons Jr. Mr. Simmons is the brother of Betty Carey of Lewes, Del., Laura Cater, Susan Dobson, Lawrence Simmons, all of Cambridge, Thomas Simmons of Bear, Del. and Howard Simmons of East New Market and grandfather of eight and great-grandfather of one.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Friday at St. Rose of Lima Church, Newfield, N.J. Friends may call Thursday after 7 p.m. and Friday after 8 a.m. at the Norton Funeral Home, 1232 S. Black Horse Park, Williamstown, N.J. Burial will be private.
Donations in his memory may be made to St. Rose of Lima Church, 104 Catawba Ave., Newfield, N.J. 08344 or the American Diabetes Association, 1060 N. King's Highway, Cherry Hill, N.J.
Verna E. Cranfield
CAMBRIDGE - Verna Ester Cranfield, 94, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2003 at Chesapeake Woods Center.
She was born July 9, 1909 in Baltimore, the daughter of the late William R. Williams and Daisy Seipp Williams Meizer.
She graduated from The Seventh-day Adventist School in Baltimore. Mrs. Cranfield was a licensed practical nurse and was employed with the Eastern Shore State Hospital in Cambridge. She retired after 20 years of employment.
Mrs. Cranfield was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Cambridge.
She was the wife of the late William Cranfield.
Surviving is a son, William Belt and his wife, Agnes of White Marsh; a niece, Jacquelyn Aaron McGlaughlin and her husband, Mike of Fishing Creek; four grandchildren, Beverly Shimp and her husband, Richard, Brenda Mancuso and her husband, Joe, William Belt Jr., Max Belt and two great-granddaughters, K. R. Shimp and Mikki Shimp.
Preceding her in death was a sister, Margaret W. Aaron and a nephew, Robert James Aaron.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. today at Dorchester Memorial Park with the Rev. Willis Dagenais officiating.
The Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge, is handling arrangements.
Wallace H. Foxwell
SALISBURY - Wallace H. "Dude" Foxwell, 78, passed away at the Shock Trauma Center of the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore on Wednesday, July 2, 2003.
He was born July 17, 1924 at Elliott, the son of the late Minos Ralph and Lillian Ewell Foxwell.
Mr. Foxwell had attended schools at Elliott. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army and had served in the Pacific Theater. On Nov. 23, 1947 he was married to the former Wanda Moore.
Mr. Foxwell had worked for the Charles E. Brohawn Co. in Cambridge for 35 years. After he retired he moved to Salisbury and worked as a Building Inspector for the City of Fruitland for several years.
He was a member of Dorchester Post 91, American Legion and Cambridge Elks Lodge 1272. He enjoyed crabbing and fishing.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years of Salisbury; one son, Gary C. Foxwell and his wife, Lois J. Foxwell, both of Salisbury; two grandsons, Christopher B. Foxwell of Adrian, Mich. and Michael A. Foxwell of Salisbury; one brother, M. Ralph Foxwell Jr. of Cambridge and several nieces and nephews.
Two brothers, W. Donald Foxwell and Crawford E. Foxwell, preceded him in death.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. today at the Thomas Funeral Home in Cambridge with the Rev. Delmer Willey officiating. Burial will follow at the Maryland Veterans' Cemetery at Beulah. The family received friends on Sunday evening at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Moore, Doug Foxwell, John C. Bechtold, P. Cooper Townsend, Joe Derbyshire and Mace Foxwell.
Leroy A. Morris
CAMBRIDGE - Leroy A. "Screw" Morris, 85, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at the Dorchester General Hospital. He had been in failing health for the past year.
He was born March 10, 1918 in Cambridge, the son of the late Troy A. and Alverta Frazier Morris.
Mr. Morris had attended schools in Cambridge. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and had served in the Africa Campaign and also in Germany.
As a young man he worked at the C.C. Camp near Vienna. On Feb. 28, 1941 he was married to the former Marjorie Dean. She passed away on Oct. 15, 2000.
Mr. Morris worked as an automobile mechanic for most of his life. He worked for the Brooks Brothers Buick agency in Cambridge and later for Johnson Motors, and had also worked for Clark Elzey. He had retired some years ago.
He was a member of Dorchester Post 91 American Legion, Choptank Memorial Post 7460 VFW and Cambridge Elks Lodge 1272.
Mr. Morris enjoyed CB Radios and fishing.
His survivors include two daughters, Marty W. Simmons and JoAnn M. Pliescott, both of Cambridge; four grandchildren, Timmy Simmons of Ohio, Dodie Simmons of Baltimore, Christy Creighton of Hebron and Woody Pliescott III of Cambridge. Seven great-grandchildren, two sisters, Geneva Burton of Cambridge and Nedith Henry of Concord, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews also survive him.
In addition to his wife two brothers, Alton "Bud" Morris and Troy A. Morris Jr, preceded him in death.
A funeral service was held Saturday afternoon at the Thomas Funeral Home in Cambridge with the Rev. Barry L. Miller officiating. Burial followed at Dorchester Memorial Park. The family received friends during the hour preceding the service.
Pallbearers were Woody Pliescott III, Wally Creighton, Troy Morris, Larry Morris, H. Clark Elzey and Wallace E. Dodson.
Charles E. Jenkins Jr.
DOVER, Del. - Charles Edward Jenkins Jr., 58, died Tuesday, June 10, 2003 at Arbor's Nursing Home in New Castle, Del. after a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 15, 1944 in Seaford, Del., son of Ida Mae Jenkins and the late Charles Edward Jenkins Sr.
"Bus" as he was known by many, attended and graduated from Jason High School. He worked for the State Highway Administration and later went in the National Guard, the Army and the Navy, where he was wounded and received a medical discharge. He was also awarded a purple heart.
He met and married the former Regina Bolden on Dec. 24, 1983. Mr. Jenkins loved all types of sports and traveling.
He was a born-again Christian and joined Mt. Hope United Methodist Church.
Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by two daughters, Paulette of Blades, Del., Cheryl of Dover, Del.; one son, Charles III of Hurlock; one stepson, Ivan Waters of Seaford, Del.; three sisters, Frankie Griffin of Bridgeville, Del.; two brothers, Robert Lee of Salisbury and Linwood Jenkins of Concord, Del.; six brothers-in-law, Tyrone Griffin of Bridgeville, Del., Elzey Jones of Dover, Del., Dickie Haynes of Denton, Reginald Bolden of Federalsburg, James Bolden of Laurel, Del., and Lawrence Bolden of Cambridge. Four sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Jenkins of Salisbury, Francine Jenkins of Concord, Del., Gwendolyn Killette of Hurlock and Gloria Smullen of Piscataway, N.J.; four grandchildren and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive him.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. June 16 at the Refuge Temple Revival Center in Seaford, Del., with Bishop Carlton Cannon officiating. Burial followed in the Veterans' Cemetery in Millsboro, Del.
Debbie Harris-Knox handled arrangements.
Vernon A. Barnes
CAMBRIDGE - Vernon A. Barnes, 79, died Thursday, July 3, 2003 at his residence.
He was born in Hoopers Island on Jan. 11, 1924, son of the late Vernon E. Barnes and Flora Creighton Barnes.
Mr. Barnes was educated in Dorchester County. He was drafted by the U.S. Army early in World War II and served from 1943-1946 in France and Germany. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Star Medal, American Theater Ribbon, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon and World War II Victory Ribbon. After returning from the war, he worked for his father in the painting business. Later, he worked for Dickinson Boat Builders in Trappe for over 20 years.
Mr. Barnes enjoyed fishing, boating, hunting and camping. He was a member of the America Legion, Post 91 and VFW Post 7460, both of Cambridge.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Alice Busta Barnes of Cambridge, whom he married on Nov. 12, 1942. He is also survived by a son, Vernon A. Barnes of Cambridge; a daughter, Merry L. Webb of Woolford; seven grandchildren, Robert Barnes, Jr., Jason Weber, Jeremy Weber, Scott Barnes, Zachary Webb, Christopher Barnes and Carrie Barnes.
One son, Robert Barnes, Jr.; two brothers, Lawrence and Edward Barnes; and one sister, Virginia Lee Elms, preceded Mr. Barnes in death.
Family received friends Saturday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Thomas Funeral Home. The funeral took place Sunday afternoon, and was presided over by Rev. Barry L. Miller. He was interred at the Dorchester Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were James Slacum, Gene Harper, Vernon Webb, Jr., Zachary Webb, Jeremy Webb and Kenneth Hubbard.
Ruth Anne Engle
CAMBRIDGE - Ms. Ruth Anne Engle, 47, of Cambridge passed away at her home on Saturday, July 5, 2003. She had been in failing health for several years.
She was born in Cambridge on March 11, 1956 and was a daughter of Leroy T. and Ruth Loretta Muller Phillips.
She was schooled in Baltimore. She worked at Cambridge Scientific, Airpax, Food City and Beverage Barn, as well as Burger King in Ocean City.
Besides her parents, she is survived by a son, Darryl L. Engle of Cambridge; a daughter, Stephanie Engle-Robbins, also of Cambridge; two sisters, Connie M. Folderauer, of Baltimore, and Sherry L. Collins of Federalsburg; a brother, Robert "Andy" Phillips, and a half-brother, Yancy Gaitheright, of Ft. Towson, Oklahoma.
Four grandchildren, Zachary Engle, Sierra Engle, Christian Engle and Brittany Atwell, as well as a number of cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles also survive her.
A son, Stephen Michael Engle, a grandson, Austin Robbins and a brother, Keith L. Phillips, preceded her in death.
Funeral serviced will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Thomas Funeral Home in Cambridge, with Rev. David Wooten officiating. Interment will follow at East New Market Cemetery. The family will receive friends during the hour preceding the service on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Coastal Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD, 21802.
Pallbearers for the service Tuesday will be Brandon Collins, Shawn Robbins, Timmy Engle, Robert Reagan, Bill Parker and Scott Allen.
LEWES, Del. - Ray Langrall, 78, of Cambridge, passed away at the Bebee Medical Center in Lewes, Delaware on July 4, 2003.
The Thomas Funeral Home in Cambridge is handling funeral arrangements, which were incomplete at press time.
William R. Todd
CAMBRIDGE - William R. Todd, 81, of Cambridge, passed away at the Mallard Bay Care Center on Sunday, July 13, 2003. He was born in Wingate on Nov. 21, 1921, the son of the late Ravon Alberry and Nettie Dean Todd.
Mr. Todd attended schools in the South Dorchester area. On July 12, 1941, he married the former Marguerite Cannon and made their home in Fishing Creek until Jan. 19, 1952, when they moved to Cambridge.
He served in the U.S. Army from Nov. 20, 1941 until Oct. 20, 1945. He served in England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.
He participated in the Normandy Invasion. He was wounded in France and Germany in 1944 and was awarded two Purple Hearts and Oak Leaf Clusters.
He was a staff sergeant in Co. K, 115th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Division. He was a member of Dorchester Post 91 of the American Legion and a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was also a member of Grace United Methodist Church.
He worked for the Phillips Packing Co. as a maintenance mechanic for 38 years and continued in the same post with Coastal Foods and Hanover Food Co. He retired in 1976.
Survivors include his wife, Marguerite C. Todd of Cambridge; two sisters, Marguerite Mills of Toddville and Bertie Cool of Sykesville; two brothers, Ray A. Todd of Pasadena and James Webster Todd of Wingate; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Thomas Funeral Home in Cambridge with the Rev. Don Schell officiating. The family will receive friends during the hour preceding the service.
Burial will follow at Dorchester Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Rudy Robbins Sr., Rudy Robbins Jr., Randy Robbins, Ronnie Robbins, George Burton and Walter LeCompte.