Memorial services for James Taylor Flynn of Edgewater will take place at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Cummings-Behlke American Legion Post No. 226 in Mayo.

Mr. Flynn, 56, died Thursday at the Joseph Richey Hospice in Baltimore after a long bout with cancer.

Born in Washington, he lived locally for 22 years and retired in 1979 from the maintenance department of an apartment complex in Hyattsville. He was a member of the Mayo United Methodist Church and was avolunteer at the American Legion office.

Mr. Flynn is preceded indeath by his wife, Patricia Anne Lambrose Flynn.

Survivors include five children, Patti J. Flynn and Kristi A. Flynn, both of Edgewater, Michael T. Flynn of Maryland, James E. Flynn of Bowie and Jerry A.Flynn of Baltimore; a sister, Roberta Brown of Dallas; and three grandchildren.



A memorial service for D.Michael Palmer of Severn will take place at 10:30 a.m. today at Kirkley Funeral Home. Burial will follow the service at the Crownsville Maryland Veterans Cemetery.

Mr. Palmer, 46, died Friday at North Arundel Hospital of cardiac arrest.

Born in Clarksburg, W.Va., he lived locally for 12 years and ran his own trucking business for the last two decades.

Mr. Palmer, a member of the American Legion Post No. 86 in Rockville, served in the Navy for two years.

He is survived his wife, Marrianne Palmer; a son, Steve Palmer of Severn; three daughters, Amy Palmer, Lisa Palmer and Karen Palmer, all of Severn; and his mother, Thelma J. O'Connell of Rockville.



Memorial services for Earl Garrod Swafford of Annapolis are scheduled for 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Annapolis.

Mr. Swafford, 77, died Friday at Anne Arundel Medical Center from injuries he received in an automobile accident.

Born in Oxford, Ohio, he lived locally since the 1940s and retired in 1976 after 30 years as an associate professor of mathematics at theU.S. Naval Academy. He was a founding member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Annapolis.

Mr. Swafford earned a bachelor's degree from the Miami University of Ohio and a master's degree in mathematics from

Syracuse University. He also taught at Kansas State College, Park College and Pennsylvania State University.

Survivors include hiswife, Helen M. Swafford; a son, Robert H. Swafford of Cape St. Claire; and one grandchild.



Services for John B. Atkinson, formerly of Severna Park, will take place at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Barranco and Sons Funeral Home in Severna Park. Burial will follow at Meadowridge Memorial Park.

Mr. Atkinson, a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, died Friday at his home in Port Charlotte, Fla., after a lengthy bout with lung cancer.

The Clarksburg, W.Va., native lived locally since 1976. He served in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was a member of the Amos Lodge No. 226 of the Severna Park Masonic Lodge, Order of Eastern Star No. 117, Severna Park Lions Club and Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company.

Mr. Atkinson is survived by his wife, Eleanor Johnson Atkinson of Port Charlotte, Fla.; two sons, John G. Atkinson of Severna Park and James A. Atkinson of Stevensville; a daughter, Susan C. Vintof Port Charlotte, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.

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