On December 4, 2004, MARY GLADYS (nee Phillips) of Cooptown, MD, wife of the late Murrell J. Bessey and mother of Thomas A. Bessey and wife Donna and Joyce K. Bessey and sister of Kathleen Eichelberger, Howard Phillips and Sheffield Phillips. Services will be held Thursday, December 9 at 2 P.M., at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Fallston, MD. Interment in William Watters Cemetery. Friends may call at the church Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. For those who desire contributions may be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church or Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company. Arrangements by Kurtz Funeral Home, P.A., Jarrettsville, MD.