COLLEGE PARK — Glenn R. King Sr., 74, died Monday at Washington Adventist Hospital in Prince George's County. A former Westminster resident, he was the husband of Helen King. An Army veteran of World War II, he was wounded during the invasion of Normandy and was awarded the Purple Heart. He also served during the Korean War. He had retired from the Department of Defense and was a member of the American Legion. In addition tohis wife, survivors include a son, Glenn King Jr.; daughter, Louise H. Gilman; brother, Melvin L. King of Tacoma Park; sisters, Erma Kingof Westminster and Kathleen Wheeler of Lanham; and five grandchildren. Funeral services are at noon today at the Myers Funeral Home, 91 Willis St. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the servi ces at the funeral home.
DATELINE: Ellicott City
Margaret L. Buckingham, 50, died Friday at Harbor Hospital in Baltimore. A Howard County resident, she was employed as a senior administrative coordinator of Bendix Field Engineering Corp. Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Foreman of Westminster; brothers, George Baxter of Ohio, Morton Baxter of Kentucky and LeRoy Baxter of Owings Mills; sisters, Carolyn Fuller, Linda Moubrey and Patsy Poe, all of here, and Josephine Zissimos of Sykesville, and one grandson, Colin Foreman of Westminster. The family requests memorial contributions to the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Oncology Department, 550 N. Broadway St., Suite 801, Baltimore.
Kenneth E. Crosby, 48, a formerresident here, died Saturday of a heart attack. He was the son of Florence Smith Crosby of here and the late Harry E. Crosby. He had served in the Army and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the National Rifle Association. He was a truck driver for Commercial Relocation Systems. In addition to his mother, survivors include his former wife, Geraldine C. Koehler of Baltimore; son, Troy D. Crosby ofBaltimore; stepdaughter, Pattie Pedrick of Baltimore; stepson, Darryl Morelock of North Carolina; brother, John Crosby of here; and threegrandchildren.
C. Grayson Ballard, 49, a former resident here, died Saturday at Fallston General Hospital of cancer. He was a service adviser for Lancaster County Motors in Pennsylvania. Survivors include daughters, Charlene Handley and Michelle Ballard, both of here; brother, Ted Ballard of Lineboro; and one granddaughter. The family requests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society.
Jeannette Bowen Woodhouse, 69, diedSunday. She was the wife of the late Paul J. Woodhouse. Survivors include children, Eugene E. Woodhouse of Manchester, Patricia A. Hess, Dorothy E. Mitchell and Ronald L. Woodhouse, all of Baltimore, and Terry L. Woodhouse of Aberdeen; brothers, Isaac and Kenneth Bowen, sister, Shirley Glanzer; 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Howard H. Hubbard Funeral Home, 4107 Wilkens Ave., Baltimore with her son, the Rev. Eugene Woodhouse,pastor of Hanover Bible Church, officiating.
Myrtle Marie Music, 81, died Friday at Long View Nursing Home. Formerly of Port Henry, N.Y., she was the wife of the late Walter Music. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Walter and Roberta Music of Finksburg, and two grandchildren.
Adolf J. Bagdon, 92, died Thursday at his home. A World War II veteran, he was self-employed in electronics. Survivors include a son, Robert J. Bagdon of Florida; daughter, M. Diane Baublitz of Lineboro; sister, Helen Saraullo of Baltimore; four grandchildren; and a dear friend, Tena Michalski. The family requests memorial contributions to Trinity Assembly of God Mission Fund, 2122 W. Joppa Road, Lutherville.
John H. Muller, 59, died Friday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the son of Henry W. Muller of here and the late Ethel Muller Glacken.He was the husband of Shirley Weaver Muller and the father of the late Terry E. Muller. An Army veteran, he had served in the Korean War and was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. Prior to his retirement, he had been a maintenance engineer at Fort Dietrick. In addition to his wife and father, survivors include daughters, Norma Smithof Brunswick and Kathy Iser of Thurmont; sons Gary L. Muller of Keysville and John T. Muller of here; and eight grandchildren.
DATELINE: Owings Mills
Agnes L. Luers, 80, died Sunday at the Levindale Nursing Home in Baltimore. A Baltimore County resident, she was the wife of Jacob P. Luers Jr. She had retired from the Maryland Cup Corp., where she had been a secretary. In addition to her husband, survivors include sons, Michael Luers of Westminster and Jerome Luers of here; brothers, John Baseman of Pikesville and Earl Baseman of Baltimore; and three grandchildren. A funeral liturgy will be at 10 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Glyndon, where she was a member.
David G. Shorter, 20, a former resident here, diedFriday from injuries received in a car accident in York County, Pa. He was the son of Pamela Frederick Keller of here and Ernest Shorter of Florida and the stepson of Gregory A. Keller. A masonry apprenticefor Henry J. Knott Co. in Baltimore, he was a 1989 graduate of Francis Scott Key High School. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Upperco. In addition to his parents, survivors include his maternalgrandmother, Mary Jane Frederick of Owings Mills. The family requests memorial contributions to the Carroll County chapter of MADD.
Frank H. Ansel, 87, died Saturday at Carroll Lutheran Village. He was the husband of the late Thelma Shatzer Ansel. Before his retirement, he was a longtime employee of Western Maryland Railroad. He is survived by a daughter, Lois A. Sebastian of Uniontown; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Adam T. VanScoyoc, 84, died Friday at the Westminster Nursing Center. A former Johnstown, Pa., resident, hewas the husband of Sare H. VanScoyoc of Dayton, Howard County. Additional survivors include a daughter, Joan Mowery of Dayton; son, Adam T. VanScoyoc Jr. of here; brother, Thad VanScoyoc of Johnstown; sisters, Gertrude Noel, Mable Thomas, Lena Rue Wilson, all of Florida, andGeneva Hoyland of Johnstown; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.