James M. MacDonald, 84, Coca-Cola traffic managerJames...


James M. MacDonald, 84, Coca-Cola traffic manager

James Marshall MacDonald, a retired Coca-Cola traffic manager and longtime Severna Park resident, died Wednesday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at a nursing home in Stuart, Fla. He was 84.

Mr. MacDonald began his career in the late 1930s in Atlanta for Coca-Cola. He moved to Baltimore in 1952 when he was appointed traffic manager of the Baltimore division of the company. He retired in 1977 and moved to Stuart in 1993.

He was born in Fitzgerald, Ga., and graduated from high school there. He attended Mercer University in Macon, Ga., and in 1941 enlisted in the Army. He was discharged with the rank of second lieutenant in 1945.

He enjoyed golfing and was a member of the Bay Hills Country Club.

In 1941, he married Jane Gassaway, who died in 1948. In 1951, he married Mary Traylor, who died in 1984.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park, where he was an active member.

He is survived by two daughters, Sally Iliff of Annapolis and Julie Ogden of Miami; and five grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Martin-St. Lucie, 2030 S.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart, Fla. 34996.

Ann M. Boyd, 66, registered nurse

Ann M. Boyd, a retired registered nurse, died Feb. 21 of cancer at her Catonsville home. She was 66.

A memorial Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. today at St. Mark Roman Catholic Church, 27 Melvin Ave. in Catonsville.

Mrs. Boyd, who had cancer for the last five years, retired in 1995 from Harbor Hospital, where she had been a nurse and educator since 1980. She had been director of nursing at Children's Hospital from 1973 to 1980 and Lutheran Hospital of Maryland from 1966 to 1973.

She moved to Baltimore from New York City in 1963, when she was appointed director of nursing at Franklin Square Hospital, a position she held for two years. From 1965 to 1966, she was a medical nursing coordinator at Bon Secours Hospital.

She was born Ann McLoughlin in White Plains, N.Y., where she was raised. She earned a bachelor's degree in nursing in 1960 and a master's degree in nursing in 1962 from New York University.

In 1962, she married Richard F. Boyd, a salesman for Monumental Paper Co., who died in 1978.

Mrs. Boyd is survived by a son, Michael Boyd of Catonsville; a daughter, Therese Mazur of Catonsville; three brothers, John McLoughlin of White Plains, Thomas McLoughlin of Riverside, Conn., and William McLoughlin of New York City; a sister, Mary McLoughlin of Mount Kisco, N.Y.; a grandson; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Jurgen Beste of Parkville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mid-Atlantic Hospice Care Inc., 4805 Benson Ave., Arbutus 21227.

Carl Francis Wallace, 82, head of construction firm

Carl Francis Wallace, the former president of a construction company and a World War II veteran, died Sunday of kidney failure at Church Hospital. He was 82.

Mr. Wallace was president of the William T. Lyons Co. from 1952 until he retired in 1982.

A native of Baltimore, Mr. Wallace graduated from McDonogh School in 1932 and attended Maryland Institute, College of Art and the Johns Hopkins University.

He was in the Army from 1941 to 1945 during World War II, serving as a major in the Army Corps of Engineers and as a liaison officer between the American headquarters and headquarters for British and Russian forces.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Grace United Methodist Church, 5407 N. Charles St.

He is survived by his wife, the former Marian Jones, whom he married in 1949; a son, Robert Brown of Baltimore; three %J daughters, Carol Noel of Takoma, Wash., Wendy Wallace of Towson and Susan Wallace of Cockeysville; and two grandchildren.

Rendell G. Bailey, a Baltimore native and graduate of Frederick Douglass High School, died Tuesday of an undetermined cause at his West Baltimore home. He was 24.

Mr. Bailey graduated from Douglass High in 1990 and attended Catonsville Community College. He enjoyed outdoor sports and reading.

Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 1121 W. Lanvale St.

He is survived by his parents, Vernon Bailey and Connie Bailey, both of Baltimore; a brother, Armand Bailey of Baltimore; his grandmother, Ophelia Strange of Roanoke, Va.; a grandfather, Vernon Joseph Bailey of Baltimore; and a great-grandmother, Marie Wagner of Roanoke, Va.

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