Services took place for Severna Park resident Louise Sharpless on March 15 at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sharpless, 80, died of cancer March 13 at home.

A graduate of Potomac State College and West Virginia University,she was employed as a speech therapist and teacher by the education department in Allegany and Anne Arundel counties for 27 years until retiring in 1973.

Mrs. Sharpless was a member of Severna Park United Methodist Church and Anne Arundel Retired Teachers, Business and Professional Women's Club.

Her other interests included traveling, working for the church and singing in the choir.

Her husband, Wilson L. Sharpless, died before her.

She is survived by a son, Martin A. Sharpless of Severna Park, and four grandchildren.


Services will take place for Glen Burnie resident Gordon T. Bell Jr. at noon today at Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Bell, 40, died of cancer March 14 at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

A 1968 graduate of South Baltimore High, he was employed as a maintenance superintendent for Universal Foods for 20 years.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Mr. Bell was a member of Glen Burnie Moose Lodge.

His other interests included fishing, camping and bowling.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara A. Bell; three daughters, Shannon Bell, Sunny Lacy Bell and Brandy Bell, all of Glen Burnie; two stepdaughters, Sabrina Cardillo of Pasadena and Lisa Turner of Glen Burnie; a brother, Greg Bell of Brooklyn; a sister, Darlene Tomschak of Glen Burnie; and his parents, Gordon T. Bell Sr. andBetty C. Bell of Brooklyn.

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