Finksburg - Annie E. Harris, 88, died Oct. 24 at the home of her daughter here. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Drs. JoAnn and L. Stanley Bowlsbey, and three nieces.

DATELINE: Forestville


Margaret E. McIntosh, 72, died Wednesday at her daughter's home in Westminster after an extended illness. The Prince George's County resident was a native of Winchester, Va. and the daughter of the late Samuel and Mabel Williams Smoot. The widow of John A. McIntosh, she is survived by her sons, Robert D. McIntosh of Citrus Springs, Fla. and Dennis D. McIntosh of District Heights, Prince George's County; daughters, Barbara G. Lewis of Westminster and Diane M. Schoonmaker of Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, and six grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Thomas D. Fletcher Funeral Home, 254 E. Main St., Westminster. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Arlington National Cemetery.

DATELINE: Frederick


Raymond E. Cullop, 80, died Wednesday at his home. He was the husband of Mary Ruth A. Cullop. In addition to his wife, survivors include children, Bill Cullop and Gene Cullop, both of Mount Airy, Roscoe Cullop, Charlotte Henninger and Pat Langley, all of Frederick, Dottie Meadows of Montgomery County, and Penny Coleson and Jo Roebuck, both of Sykesville; 22 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, Md.



Stanley W. Wean Sr., 68, died Wednesday in Richmond, Va. He was the husband of the late Marie C. Wean. He had owned and operated a gas station here for 15 years and was a member of the National Rifle Association.

Survivors include sons, Stanley Wean Jr., James Wean and David Wean; daughters, Carolyn Wean, Jean Thompson and Gale Long; brothers, Lewis Wean and Earl Wean; sisters, Edith Grattan, Genevieve Myers, Naomi Kauffman and Shirley Cocean, and four grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Carroll County Branch, 280 E. Main St., Westminster, Md. 21157.

DATELINE: Manchester

: Edgar L. Tidwell, 64, died Monday at Garrett Memorial Hospital, Garrett County. He was the son of Eula B. Hobbs of Florida and the late Joe H. Tidwell. He was the husband of Hazel D. Tidwell. He had retired from the U.S. Coast Guard. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters, Karen Kay of Massachusetts and Cindy Wilford of New Hampshire; stepson, Ed Colbert of here; sisters, Byron Mead and Shirley Hill, and brother, Mitchell Tidwell, all of Florida; and five grandchildren.

Muriel A. Davis, 94, died Wednesday at Carroll County General Hospital after a brief illness. A native of West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Legg Dickerson and the wife of the late Robert L.


Davis. Survivors include son Robert D. Davis of here; sister, Iva Harrah of West Virginia; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. tomorrow in Fayetteville, W.Va.

Charles H. Davidson, 71, died Thursday at Carroll County General Hospital. A native of Carroll County, he was the husband of Carylon Barton Davidson. He was also a member of Wesley United Methodist Church. A self-employed farmer and huckster, he is also survived by his daughters Jean J. DeLacy of Port Huron, Mich. and Connie V. Moser of here; sons, Carl H. Davidson of here, R. Bruce Davidson of Hampstead and Dale B. Davidson of Owatonna, Minn.; sister, Loretta Smith of Maine, brothers, Elmo Davidson of here and Robert Davidson of Upperco; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 3239 Carrollton Road, Hampstead, Md. 21074.

DATELINE: Mount Airy

: George A. Hartman, 76, died Oct. 28 at Meridian Nursing Home in Frederick. Before retiring, he had worked at B&O; Railroad. Survivors include a brother, Charles J. Hartman of Frederick; sisters, Rosa E.

Thomas, Effie V. Lettire and Helen L. Warfield, all of here, and Ruth A.

Johnson of Frederick.


William H. Lare, 90, died Oct. 28 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. A retired mechanic, he was the husband of the late Rena E. Lare. Surviving is a son, Stanley Lare of here; sister, Dora Fowler of here; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

DATELINE: Owings Mills

Ruth E. Sullivan, 88, died Oct. 25 at Baltimore County General Hospital. The Baltimore County resident was the widow of Walter F.

Sullivan. Survivors include daughters, Margaret Merkel and Edith Sullivan, both of Baltimore County; son, George T. Sullivan of Baltimore County; sisters, Esther Myers of Pennsylvania, and Grace Fogle of Westminster; brothers, Wilmer Barnes of Taneytown and James Barnes of Pennsylvania; nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

DATELINE: Pasadena

: Vernie L. Hessinger, 80, a former Anne Arundel County resident, died Monday at Hanover Hall Nursing Home, Pennsylvania. She was the widow of Donald Hessinger. She had worked as a lab technician at National Plastics.


Surviving are a daughter, Constance L. Duto of Sykesville; son, Donald R.

Hessinger of Florida; brother, Lynn J. Vosloh of Anne Arundel County; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

DATELINE: Sykesville

Robert E. Burrows Sr., 72, died Oct. 24 at the Golden Age Guest Home.

He was the husband of the late Carrie Q. Burrows. A veteran of World War II, he was a self-employed carpenter. Survivors include daughters, Viola K.

Chalk of Eldersburg and Diana L. Burrows of Baltimore; sons, Robert B.


Burrows of Baltimore County and David A. Burrows Sr. of Eldersburg; brother, Charles Burrows; sisters, Viola Kozoidek and Doris Collins; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


Ora M. Spivey, 93, died Monday at Church Home and Hospital in Baltimore. He was the husband of the late Diana C. Spivey. A retired railway clerk, he had served in the Mexican Border War and World War I.

Survivors include sons, Elbert D. Spivey of Baltimore and Robert J. Spivey of Texas; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

DATELINE: Westminster

James H. Thomas, 56, died Oct. 26 at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. He was the husband of Diane M. Thomas. A car salesman, he recently had worked for Metro Campers in Finksburg. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters, Katherine J. Wenderoth of Pennsylvania and Caroline Y. Becker of North Carolina; son, James Thomas of here; brothers, Charles Thomas Jr. and Robert L. Thomas, both of here; sisters, Linda Tingler of Finksburg and Mary L. Wright of here Evelyn A. Young, 78, died Monday at her home. She was the wife of Charles T. Young of here and a member of St. John's Catholic Church. In addition to her husband, survivors include sons, Charles R. Young of Finksburg, William C. Young of Vermont, and John T. Young of Virginia; daughters, Bettie Beauchamp and Shirley Young, both of Westminster; brother, Richard Troxell of California; sisters, Doris Gibson of Florida and Connie Linthicum of Washington state; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


Nicole R. Morrison, infant, died Tuesday at Carroll County General Hospital. The daughter of Thomas Michael and Robin Lynn Morrison, she also is survived by her paternal grandparents, Michael A. and Caroline Clear of here and James S. and Janet Morrison of Northumberland, Pa., and maternal grandparents, Linda Fields and John Reid of New Oxford, Pa.

Monroe W. Watson, 63, died Wednesday at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore. Survivors include brothers, Clarence W. Watson, Leroy Watson and Richard Watson, all of here, and Francis Watson of Union Bridge; sisters, Edith M. Purdum of Frederick, Mabel B. Shaffer and Edna M. Warrenfelt, both of here, Ida L. Carr of Pennsylvania and Ruth Sterner of Silver Run.

Samuel M. Welch, 88, died Wednesday at the Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center after an extended illness. A native of Bird Hill, he was the son of the late Martico and Margie Davis Welch. He was also a member of Deer Park United Methodist Church. A retired house painter, he is survived by his wife, Esther Hood Welch; brother, Larroll N. Welch; sister, Catherine W. Zepp all of here Lucille W. Chenowith-Ray, 87, died at Carroll Lutheran Village Thursday.

A retired clerk for the United Insurance Co., she was the wife of the late Lawrence G. Chenowith and the late Thomas M. Ray. She was also the mother of the late Merle L. Williams. Survivors include her son, Thomas H. Ray Sr.

of Baltimore; daughter, Elaine E. Martin of Mount Airy; sister, Eunice C.

Hill of Baltimore; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road, Baltimore. Memorial contributions may be made to Carroll Lutheran Village, Westminster, Md. 21157.


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