Walter G. Crook Jr., 76, died Friday...


Walter G. Crook Jr., 76, died Friday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Baltimore County. He was the husband of the late Jeanne P. Crook. A retired postal employee, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Manchester. Survivors include daughters Catherine Hiebler, Clare Held, Christine Melchior and Constance Hehl, all of Baltimore County and Carol Crismer of here; sons Walter of Baltimore County and James of Harford County; brother Robert of Baltimore County; sister, Beatrice Watson of Howard County, and seven grandchildren.

DATELINE: Manchester

Martha E. Hamme, 59, died Sunday at Longview Nursing Home. She was the daughter of John and Ethel W. Wildasin. In addition to her parents, survivors include a daughter, Diana Thornton of Westminster; sons Jeffrey F. Lohmeyer of Hampstead, James Woodward of Pennsylvania, John Woodward, Mark Hamme and Dennis Hamme, all of Westminster; sisters Hattie Staub of New Windsor, Daisy Fesser and Romaine Hare, both ofWestminster, and Jean Becker of Taneytown; brothers, Roy Wildasin ofPennsylvania, Walter Wildasin of West Virginia and John Stoner of Westminster, and five grandchildren. Services are at 11 a.m. today at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead.

DATELINE: Middleburg

Henry R. Morningstar, 79, died Friday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Constance B. Morningstar. A former dairy farmer, he also worked in the refrigeration business for many years. Survivors include daughters Constance Pickett of Linwood and Stephanie Baker of here; son, H. Richard of here; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. The familyrequests memorial contributions to the Ambulance Fund of the Union Bridge Volunteer Fire Company.

DATELINE: Sykesville

Louise V. Albrecht, 84, died Monday at Westminster Nursing Home. She was the wife ofthe late Kenneth A. Albrecht Sr. and the mother of the late Anne E. Hare. Survivors include a daughter, Evelyn L. Roy of here; son, Kenneth A. J. of Howard County; sisters Ethel Witt and Dorothy Hoover, both of Baltimore, and four grandchildren. Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Loring Byers Funeral Home, 8728 Liberty Road, Randallstown, Baltimore County. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m.and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

Charles B. Thomas, 78, died Monday at Baltimore County General Hospital. A retired farmer, he was the husband of the late Mary J. Thomas. Survivors include a daughter, Betty Long of here; son, Charles B. Jr. of Baltimore; brother, Vernon Sr. of Mount Airy; sisters Helen Duvall of Pennsylvania, and Dorothy Strine of Westminster; stepsons Melvin, Richard and Thomas Stallings; stepdaughters Christie Oetter and Nellie Asher; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services are at 11 a.m. today at the Haight Funeral Home here.

LeRoy E. "Ted" Barnes, 70, a former resident here, died Friday in Florida. A veteran of World War II, he was retired from Springfield Hospital Center. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. Survivors include son, Brian of of PrinceGeorge's County; daughters M. Dawne of Wicomico County and Molly-Lu Seely of Ann Arundel County; sisters Alice Hughlett of here and Evelyn Brightwell of Baltimore County; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Haight Funeral Homehere.

DATELINE: Westminster

Genevieve B. Morris, 88, died Saturday at Carroll Lutheran Village Health Care Center. She was the wife ofH. Glynn Morris Sr. She was the mother of the late Betty Jean Hinds.For many years, she had worked as a sales clerk. In addition to her husband, survivors include son H. Glynn Jr. of Finksburg; sister, Elsie Jefferson of Florida; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The family requests memorials to the Grace Lutheran Church OrganFund, 21 Carroll St., here.

Gordon J. Wales, 67, died Thursday. AU.S. Army veteran, he was a self-employed roofer. Survivors include a son, Bobby G. of here; daughters Marcella E. Tracey of Tennessee and Dawn E. Wolfe of Baltimore; brother, Robert E. of Florida; sisters Betty J. Lynch of Anne Arundel County and Ellen M. Parrish of Florida, and four grandchildren. The family requests memorial donations to the Johns Hopkins Children Center, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore 21205.

David H. Taylor Sr., 86, died Friday at Carroll Lutheran Village Health Care Center. He was the husband of Caroline W. Taylor. He was the father of the late David H. Jr. A graduate of Western Maryland College and the University of Virginia Law School, he practiced law herefor 40 years. In addition to his wife, survivors include sisters Mary Taylor Ritz of Pennsylvania and Anna Taylor of Queen Anne's County;three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

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