BALTIMORE — William R. Allen, 84, a former resident here, died Thursday in St. Cloud, Fla. He was the husband of the late Eleanor Allen. He was a retired road designer for the state of Maryland. Survivors include daughters, Rachel A. Lister of Sykesville, Virginia A. Wilson of BaltimoreCounty, and Ruth A. Hawkins of St. Cloud; and several grandchildren.
Carrie E. Boyd, 71, died Thursday. She was the wife of the late James Boyd. Survivors include sisters, Marie M. Morlan of Hampstead and Helen M. Rogers of Hanover, Pa.
Deborah Lee Beall, 35, died May 7 at her Howard County home. She was the daughter of Marvin Lewis Knowles and Beverly Smith Knowles. Aretail clerk, she also volunteered for Quality Insurance Network. Inaddition to her parents, survivors include a daughter, Stacey A. Beall of Manchester; sons, John C. Beall and Allen L. Cheezum, both of Prince George's County; and one niece.
Henry T. Davis Sr., 65, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Olla M. Davis and the father of the late H. Thomas Davis Sr. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons, David Davis and Ronnie Davis, both of Baltimore County, Larry Davis of Hampstead, Mike Davis of Gamber and Ricky Davis of here; daughters, Faydean Shaffer and Peggy Chick, both of Westminster, Kathy Hawver of Montgomery County, and Margie Barrows of here; brothers, Anderson Davis of Georgia, Dewey Davis and Dennis Davis, both of Tennessee; sisters, Ethel Turner of Virginia and Kathy Brewer of Tennessee; 22 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services are at 2 p.m. Thursday at Sharon Missionary Baptist Church, Cooksville, Howard County. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Burrier Funeral Home,1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield.
Nanny L. King, 65, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She wasthe wife of Alic B. King. She was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church here. In addition to her husband, survivors include a sister, Mabel M. Baker of Waynesboro, Va.; sister-in-law, Judy King of Baltimore; and several devoted friends. Services are at 11 a.m. todayat Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 2800 Old Westminster Pike, here.
Maynard L. Utz, 64, died Thursday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Helen Zepp Utz. Employed asan engineer with Maryland Cup Corp. in Baltimore County, he also waspast commander of American Legion Post 200. In addition to his wife,survivors include a daughter, Bonnie Welk of here; son, Steven Utz of Upperco; sister, Marietta Warner of here; brothers, Wilbert Utz of Mount Airy, Marlin Utz of Manchester, and Francis Utz, Clyde Utz and Nevin Utz, all of here; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
DATELINE: Mount Airy
Russell M. Barton, 85, died Sunday at his residence. He was the husband of Belva Brown Barton. He was the father ofthe late Thomas Barton. Before retiring, he was a bus driver for theFrederick County Board of Education. A member of Grace Rocky Hill Lutheran Church, Frederick County, he also served on its council, treasurer and in the men's Bible class. In addition to his wife, survivorsinclude a son, Kenneth B. Barton of here; daughters, Patsy V. Shank and Nancy M. Fogle, both of Frederick County; brother, Austin A. Barton of Frederick County; four grandchildren and one great-grandson. Services are at 1 p.m. today at the Woodsboro Funeral Home of D. D. Hartzler.
DATELINE: Owings Mills
James N. Kopf, 63, died Monday at his Baltimore County home here. He was the husband of Joan Warner Kopf.A retired chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy, he also was assistant service manager of Dresser Industries in Baltimore County. In addition to his wife, survivors include sons, James Kopf of Mount Airy, Michael Kopf of Baltimore County and John Curtis Kopf of Pennsylvania; daughters, Kimberly Coster of Virginia, Diana Carbajal of Colorado, Mary Kay Treynor of Michigan, Lori Strausbaugh, Kathryn Ishman and Leslie Harless, all of Pennsylvania; and 15 grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel in Manchester.
Lillian C. Crumbacker, 80, died Friday at herhome. She was the widow of Ray C. Crumbacker. Retired from CambridgeRubber Co., she was a member of Taneytown Presbyterian Church. Surviving is a daughter, Doris L. Fair of here; five grandchildren and twogreat-granddaughters.
DATELINE: Union Bridge
Olive Norwood Snyder, 86, died Sunday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife ofthe late George W. Snyder. Survivors include daughters, Madeline E. Waddell and Charlotte V. Waddell, both of Johnsville, and Beverly S. Gorsuch of here; and two grandsons. Services are at 10 a.m. today at the Burrier Funeral Home, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield.
Delphia R. Hodges, 93, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Calvin Martin Hodges. She is survived by daughters, Marie Gore of Sykesville and Arline Standiford of here; sister, Eula Smith of Harford County; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel in Owings Mills, Baltimore County. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Edgar G. Barber, 88, a former resident here, died Monday in Port Charlotte, Fla. He was the husband of Marie Wimert Barber. Before his retirement, he had worked as a line supervisor for C&P; Telephone Co. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the Telephone Pioneers of America. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters, Thelma E. Warner of Port Charlotte and Barbara A. Zepp of here; sisters, Hilda Stoner andMartha Miller of here and Catherine Howard of Howard County; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Myers Funeral Home, 91 WillisSt. here. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today and10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Ruth G. Elderdice, 78, a former resident here, died Thursday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Lloyd M. Elderdice. The couple recently resided in Frederick. A graduate of Westminster High School and Western Maryland College, she was a charter member of the Thursday Women's Club,the Historical Society of Carroll County and the Westminster United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth E. Hering of Frederick; son, C. Lawrence Elderdice of Florida; sister, Margaret G. Brennan of California; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.