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Katherine Lee Davidson, 81, formerly of Roland...


Katherine Lee Davidson, 81, formerly of Roland Park

Katherine Lee Davidson, a homemaker and former Roland Park resident, died last Tuesday of lung disease in Brookfield, Wis. She was 81.

Born in Powhatan, Va., and raised in Lynchburg, Va., the former Katherine Davis moved to Charlottesville, Va., in 1937, where she was trained as a radiologist and met her husband, the late Charles N. Davidson. The couple married in 1940 and soon after moved to Roland Park.

Mrs. Davidson had been president of the Friends of McKim Presbyterian Community Center in Baltimore and was a member of the Roland Park Women's Club, the Women's Auxiliary of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She and her husband moved to Brookfield in 1994 to be closer to their daughter, Nancy L. Neal. Mr. Davidson died a year later.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 28 at Centenary United Methodist Church in Lynchburg.

In addition to her daughter, she is survived by a son, the Rev. Charles N. Davidson of Farmington Hills, Mich.; a sister, Louise -- D. Platt of Lynchburg; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

John Henry Murphy, 87, Bethlehem Steel pipefitter

John Henry Murphy, a retired pipefitter, died Thursday of heart failure at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Northeast Baltimore resident was 87.

The native of Craven County, N.C., came to Baltimore in the mid-1920s and worked as a pipefitter at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant from the early 1930s until the mid-1970s, when he retired.

He enjoyed drawing and fishing.

In 1934, he married Neomi Mason, who died in 1978.

Services are set for 2 p.m. today at Nutter Funeral Home, 2501 Gwynns Falls Parkway.

Mr. Murphy is survived by two daughters, Celestine Munford of Philadelphia and Idonia Broidy of Baltimore; a brother, Elmer Ray Murphy of Baltimore; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Alexander Mondez Glenn, 18, student at Douglass High

Services for Alexander Mondez Glenn, an 11th-grader at Douglass High School in West Baltimore, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Full Gospel Apostolic Church, 1804 Kavanaugh St.

Mr. Glenn died Thursday of injuries he received when, police said, the stolen car that he was driving struck a concrete barrier ++ at Franklin Street and Edmondson Avenue. He was 18 and lived in East Baltimore.

Mr. Alexander is survived by his mother, Sylvia Staton; two brothers, Zonnie Glenn and Kedrick Glenn; and a sister, Tina Glenn. All are of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 12/15/98

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