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Helen Streett Brown

Descendant of settlers

Helen Streett Brown, a retired social worker who was descended from early settlers of Harford County, died Tuesday of arteriosclerosis at the Church Home retirement community in Baltimore. She was 92.

The former Keswick Road resident was born in Hickory in Harford County. She was a descendant of Col. John Streett, who led the Harford Militia at the Battle of North Point during the War of 1812.

Her husband, A. Paul Brown Jr., an oil company executive whom she married in 1933, died in 1980.

Services were set for 11 a.m. today at Christ Episcopal Church Rock Spring, at the intersection of Routes 23 and 24, Forest Hill.

She is survived by her son, Alexander P. Brown III of Baltimore; and two grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the church, P.O. Box 215, Forest Hill 21050.

Walter W. Smallwood

Retired police officer

Walter William Smallwood, a retired Baltimore police officer, died Monday of a heart attack at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. He was 74.

He joined the Baltimore Police Department in 1946 and retired in 1971. During World War II, he served with an Army Intelligence unit in the Philippines.

He married the former Alverta Remekis in 1941.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church, 4416 Wilkens Ave., Baltimore.

Survivors include two daughters, Debbie Gill and Sandra S. Weiss, both of Baltimore; a special friend, Grace M. Warthen; and seven grandchildren.


Margaret Warner

Served on Keswick board

Margaret Warner, a longtime resident of Roland Park, died Wednesday of heart failure at Keswick, where she had served on the board. She was 95.

The former Margaret Kelly was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of the Bryn Mawr School and Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Conn. Her husband, Douglas Warner, died in 1969.

Services were set for 11 a.m. today at Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church, 6200 N. Charles St., Baltimore.

She is survived by a daughter, Margaret Deford of Baltimore; a son, Douglas Warner Jr. of Baltimore; a sister, Laetitia Coolidge of Poway, Calif.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Liriodendron Foundation, 502 W. Gordon St., Bel Air 21014.

Linda May Lester

911 dispatcher

Services for Linda May Lester, whose body was found Monday near Interstate 70 and the Patapsco River Bridge, were set for 11 a.m. today at All Saints Episcopal Church, 203 Chatsworth Ave., Reisterstown.

Ms. Lester, who had been missing since she left work at the Baltimore County 911 Center in Towson on the evening of Oct. 11, was 31 and lived in Glyndon.

The Baltimore native was a 1981 graduate of Franklin High School and attended Towson State University. She served in the Air Force before going to work for the county in 1986.

Survivors include a daughter, Brianna Lester; her parents, Herbert D. and Kazue Otake Battle; a sister, Christine Battle; and a grandmother, Gertrude Battle. All are of Glyndon.

Memorial donations may be made to the Brianna Lester Trust Fund, at the 911 Center, 401 Bosley Ave., Towson 21204.

Kenneth Morrison

Chemicals salesman

Kenneth D. Morrison, a retired agricultural chemicals salesman, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Cross Keys residence. He was 96.

His first wife, the former Mary Heslin, died in 1963.

Services were set for 11:30 a.m. today at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

Survivors include his wife, the former Sylvia Roos; two sons, James K. Morrison of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Thomas C. Morrison of Greenwich, Conn.; two daughters, Joan N. Barry of Silver Spring and Patricia M. Sadowski of Baltimore; 21 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Cylburn Arboretum Association Inc., 4915 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore 21209.

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