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Jane Pumphrey Nes

Jane Pumphrey Nes

Jane Pumphrey Nes, a Anne Arundel County real estate developer who was a former television documentary producer, died Feb. 14 at her Roland Park home.

Her son, David Pumphrey Nes, said his mother died in her sleep. She was 86.

No cause of death was announced.

She was the daughter of Charles L. Pumphrey, whose ancestors were 17th-century settlers of Anne Arundel County, and his wife, Edna Griffith.

Mrs. Nes grew up at Eagles Hill, a farm at the point of Broad Creek, a Magothy River tributary. According to a 1993 article in The Baltimore Sun, her family had settled along Curtis Creek in the 1660s. Her father, a real estate developer, worked to create Riviera Beach...