EDWARD ANDERSON

THE BALTIMORE SUN

Services for retired industrial manager Edward Wilson of Baltimore, formerly of Severna Park, will take place at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Alban's Episcopal Church.

Mr. Wilson, 73, died Tuesday at his homeafter a long illness.

He was employed by Exxon for 38 years, until his retirement in 1982.

Mr. Wilson's interests included gardening, beekeeping, and traveling.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, the former Nancy A. Anton of Baltimore; two daughters, Nancy A. Greene of Mississippi and Jeanne Malicki of Crownsville; a brother F. P. Anderson of Glen Burnie; and four grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake, 403 Headquarters Drive, Suite 1, Millersville, 21108.

BARBARA CHEATHAM

HOMEMAKER, 74

Services for homemaker Barbara Frank Cheatham of West River will take place at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Hardesty Funeral Home, 905 Galesville Road, Galesville.

Mrs. Cheatham, 74, died Tuesday of emphysema in her home.

She was originally from Newport, R.I., and a 1937 graduate of Rogers Senior High School in Newport.

Mrs. Cheatham was a member of the West Lanham Hills Baptist Church in Lanham. Other interests included crafts.

Survivors include her husband, Lyle F. Cheatham; a daughter, Carol Ann Dodson of Newbury Park, Calif.; a son, William L. Cheatham,at home; a brother, Lester Frank of Fort Myers, Fla.; a sister, Betty Connor of New York; and two grandsons.

NANNIE LEE PIERCE

HOMEMAKER,85

Services for homemaker Nannie Lee Pierce of Glen Burnie will take place at 11 a.m. today at the Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Pierce, 85, died Sunday of natural causes in her home.

Her interests included bingo, travel, crochet and activities at Burwood Gardens.

Survivors include George Pierce II, her husband of 56 years; a son, George Pierce III of Spring Grove, Pa.; two daughters, Catherine Jones of Lynchwood, Va., and Patricia Wiseman of Severn; two brothers, Andrew and Edward Coleman, both of Baltimore; a sister, Rose Hopkins ofBoston; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Arrangementsare by the Singleton Funeral Home.

MAE P. KNUDSON

NURSING DIRECTOR, 83

A Mass of Christian burial was offered for retired nursing director Mae Parker Knudson of Cape St. Claire on Wednesday at St. Andrewby the Bay Catholic Church.

Mrs. Knudson, 83, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at the Manor Care Nursing Home in Silver Spring.

She was born in Elizabethtown, N.C., and raised in Red Springs, N.C. Mrs. Knudson also lived in Chicago, Iowa, and Washington before moving to Cape St. Claire 25 years ago.

During her career, Mrs. Knudson was a registered nurse, a nursing instructor and a nursing director.

She was a member of the St. Andrew's congregation. Other interests included bingo and animals.

Her husband, George W. Knudson, died in 1989.

Survivors include three grandchildren, Gary Chance and Miguel Sandoval, both of Silver Spring, and Rosemarie Sandoval of Rockville; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Evelyn Glover of Lumberton, N.C.

Arrangements were made by the Barranco and Sons Severna Park Funeral Home.

NANCY SANDERS

SECRETARY, 55

Services for Nancy Jones Sanders of Glen Burnie took place Wednesday at the Singleton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sanders, 55, died Sunday at North Arundel Hospital after a brief illness.

Born and raised in Waynesboro, Pa.,she worked as a secretary for the Department of Defense.

She was a member of the Messiah United Methodist Church. Other interests included traveling, reading, cooking and baking.

She is survived by two sons, Richard Sanders Jr. of Glen Burnie and Jeffrey Sanders of Severn; two daughters, Deborah Burt of Millersville and Rebecca Sanders of Glen Burnie; a brother, John Jones II of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters, Barbara Haley of Secretary, Md., and Trina Frank of Chambersburg, Va.; and five grandchildren.

BETTY SUE ABRAMS

TAXPAYER ASSISTANT, 57

Services for Betty Sue Abrams of Glen Burnie, a former taxpayer assistant for the Internal Revenue Service, took place Tuesday atTemple Beth Shalom in Arnold.

Mrs. Abrams, 57, died Jan. 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital of cancer.

Born in New York City, she attended Evander Childs High School, graduating in 1952. She also graduated from Brooklyn College in 1956.

Mrs. Abrams was a member of the Temple Beth Shalom and the Cancer Support Group of Linthicum.

Her interests included walking, reading, traveling, reading mysteries and history.

Survivors include her husband of 32 years, Morton Abrams; two sons, William Abrams of Farmville, Va., and Michael Abrams of Columbia; a daughter, Marta Abrams of Rockville; one grand

child; and her parents, John and Evelyn Newman of Millersville.

Contributionsmay be made to the Johns Hopkins Hospital oncology department, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, 21205.

Arrangements were made by the Singleton Funeral Home.

LEON L. PANCOAST

SUPERVISOR, 67

Services for Leon Lawrence Pancoast of Glen Burnie, a former supervisor for the Maryland Ship Building Co., took place Tuesday at the Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Pancoast, 67, died Jan. 23 at Harbor Hospital Center.

Born and raised in Maryland, he served in the Army during World War II. He worked for Maryland Shipbuilders for 32 years until his retirement in 1978.

Mr. Pancoast was a member of the Glen Burnie Moose Lodge. His interests included sports and his family.

Survivors include his wife of almost 50 years, Dorothy L. Pancoast; a son, Lee C. Pancoast of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Lorraine M. Owens of Brooklyn Park; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

WILLIAM H. PARSONS

PAINTER, 91

Services for retired painter William H. Parsons ofSevern took place Jan. 24 at Temple Baptist Church.

Mr. Parsons, 91, died Jan. 22 at Harbor Hospital Center of heart failure.

Originally from Pennsylvania, he worked as a painter for the Anne Arundel County public school system.

Mr. Parsons was a member of the Temple Baptist congregation. He was also interested in family activities and part-time farming.

Survivors include his wife, the former Jennie Marie Haverner; seven sons, Robert D. Parsons of Crownsville, M. Wayne Parsons of Florida, Ronald D. Parsons, Arden L. Parsons, Samuel K. Parsons, Gary P. Parsons and Larry N. Parsons, all of Severn; four daughters, Arlene Kellermeyer and Doris L. Embrey, both of Severn, Margaret A. Smoot of Glen Burnie, and Sally M. Hawkins of Tazewell, Va.; 37 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Arrangements were made by the Kirkley Funeral Home.

HILDAM. GORDON

HOMEMAKER, 70

Services for homemaker Hilda M. Gordon ofGlen Burnie took place at the Kirkley Funeral Home Jan. 25.

Mrs. Gordon, 70, died Jan. 22 of heart failure at North Arundel Hospital.

Mrs. Gordon was a native of Germany.

She is survived by three children, Audrey M. Hunt of Glen Burnie, Linda E. Keene of Stevensville, and Howard S. Gordon of Pasadena; a brother, Fritz Ott, and a sister, Gretel Gersitz, both of Germany; and four grandchildren.

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