On January 11, 2004, at Millennium and Rehab Center of Ellicott City, CHARLES F. GROOMES departed this life. Husband of Juanita D. Groomes; father of Deborah, Henry, Pricilla, Leslie and the late Charles Groomes, Jr. He also leaves nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters Elizabeth Dorsey and Katie Mae Fisher; five brothers John Henry, James, Edward, Warren and Lawrence; one god-daughter Beverly Dorsey; two aunts; one daughter-in-law; one son-in-law; five sisters-in-law; six brothers-in-law; nices, nephews, other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends at the St. Luke United Methodist Church, 60 Bond Avenue, Reisterstown, MD on Sunday, January 18 from 4 to 7 PM, where Funeral Services will be held on Monday, January 19 at 11 AM. Rev. R. Oliver, Officiating. Interment Daisy Church Cemetery. Arrangements by SNOWDEN FUNERAL HOME.