James I. Lamb Sr., 80, died Sunday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Helen Glenn Gibson Lamb for 62 years. A dairy farmer, he also was a partner in Lescalleet's Auto Service. Additional survivors include a daughter, Annie L. Fry of here; sons, Thomas E. Lamb of Libertytown, James I. Lamb Jr. of Keymar and Carroll S. Lamb of Gettysburg, Pa.; sisters, Mary L. Moore of Virginia and Annie Durham of Pennsylvania; brothers, Joseph Lamb of North Carolina, Robert L. Lamb and Fillmore G. Lamb, both of Virginia; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Woodsboro Funeral Home of D. D. Hartzler.
Gilbert W. Benjamin, 82, died Thursday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was the husband of Doris Sundmacher Benjamin. Retired from CSX Railroad, he worked in occupational medicine and was a member of the Baltimore Medical Society. Additional survivors include a daughter, Carol A. Sullivan of Annapolis; and two grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to St. John's United Methodist Church Scholarship Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 185, here.
Bessie Gardner Forbes, 67, a former resident here, died Saturday in Greenville, S.C. Formerly employed with Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, she was a member of Kirkridge Presbyterian Church. Survivors include her husband, Burnie Forbes of here; daughter, Dixie Cristofaro of Millers; son, Carl Clark of South Carolina; sisters, Lucille Yelton, Daisy Campbell and Beulah Buchanan, all of Glen Rock, Pa., and America Allen of South Carolina; brothers, Brown Gardner of North Carolina, James Gardner of South Carolina and Grove Gardner of Shrewsbury, Pa.; and seven grandchildren.
Anna Wolbert, 75, died Friday. A Baltimore County resident, she was the wife of the late Roscoe R. Wolbert. A lifelong member of Holy Family Catholic Church, she had served as the cook in its rectory. Survivors include a daughter, Anna Marie Renard of Reisterstown; sons, Nelson E. Wolbert Sr. of Michigan and Joseph F. Wolbert of Finksburg; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. today at the church on Liberty Road.
Raymond W. "Andy" Andrews, 63, died Saturday at his home. He was the husband of Shirley Sapp Andrews and the father of the late Craig Andrews. A retired state police sergeant and criminal investigator, he was a member of the State Police Alumni Association and the VFW. Additional survivors include a son, Daniel P. Andrews of Westminster; daughter, Dianne Blizzard of here; brother, Herbert G. of South Carolina; sister, Virginia Quadrine of North Carolina; and four grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Burrier Queen Funeral Home, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield.
Harold "Bill" Withers, 51, died Saturday at his home. He was the husband of Diann L. Withers. A member of the Country Music Association, he had worked in construction. Additional survivors include sons, R. Duane Withers and G. Michael Withers, both of here; sisters, Linda Sawyer, Patricia Rolfsmyere and Kimberly Mays; brother, Russell Witt; and four grandchildren. The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll Hospice.
Doris L. Fair, 62, died Saturday at her home. She was the wife of Harold W. Fair Sr. Formerly employed with the Cambridge Rubber Co., she was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Additional survivors include sons, Harold W. Fair Jr., Gerald C. Fair and William K. Fair, all of here; daughters, Cynthia D. Nusbaum and Denise L. Ollinger, both of Carroll Valley, Pa.; and two grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Skiles Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Madeline E. Reifsnider, 88, died Friday at Westminster Nursinand Convalescent Center. She was the widow of Leroy R. Reifsnider and the mother of the late Raymond, Ralph and Florence Reifsnider. A member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Adult Bible Class, she also was active in the Ladies Auxiliary of the town fire company and in the Republican Women's Club. Survivors include daughters, Ruth Bair and Emma Reifsnider, both of here; son, Burton Reifsnider of Littlestown, Pa.; four grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Monroe C. Sterner, 74, a former resident here, died Monday at Hanover Hospital in Pennsylvania. A retired farmer, he was a member of St. Bartholomew's Lutheran Church in Hanover. A brother, Clayton W. Sterner of Hanover, and sister, Edna V. Reichart of Littlestown, Pa., survive. Services are at 2 p.m. today at Little's Funeral Home, 34 Maple Ave., Littlestown. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour before the services.
Ira A. White, 65, died Monday at Carroll County General HospitalHe was the husband of Roberta DeHaven White. A veteran of World War II, he later worked in communications with several railroads. He was a member of the B&O; Veteran Employees Association and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Additional survivors include sons, Gregory and Mark D. White, both of here; daughters, Lisa S. Hill of here, Anne B. Messina of Florida and Virginia Holland of Pleasant Hill, Pa.; brothers, George J. White of Virginia, Ralph Z. White of West Virginia and James I. White of Brunswick; and five grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 595 Johahn Drive. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Myers Funeral Home, 91 Willis St. The family requests memorial contributions to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St.
John E. Ball Jr., 63, died Thursday at his home. He was the husband of Madeline Lockard Ball. A U.S. Marines veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the VFW and Westminster United Methodist Church. He recently had worked for AAI in Baltimore. Additional survivors include a son, M. Steven Ball of Baltimore; daughters, Frances R. Ball of Reisterstown and Donna L. Ball of Baltimore; brothers, Calvin Ball of Reisterstown, Elmer Ball of Silver Run and William Ball of North Carolina; sisters, Juanita Chandler and Margie Klank, both of Dundalk, and Elizabeth Hooper, Ruth Ruppert and Myrtle Ball, all of here; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
William E. Heinz, 67, died Thursday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Irene McElroy Heinz. An Army veteran of World War II and a recipient of the Purple Heart, he also worked as a carpenter at Dundalk Marine Terminal. Additional survivors include children, Betty J. Grace, George B. Smith, Arlene Finazzo and Phyllis Bambino, all of Anne Arundel County, Denise I. Reed of Ohio and Serena R. Heinz of here; sisters, Ida Samm of Baltimore and Hilda Tillbury of Anne Arundel County; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.