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|Creighton, Robert Leroy
|Robert Leroy "Bob" Creighton of Swan Point, MD died on September 11, 2013 at University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD. He was 75 years old.|
Visitation on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 9:30AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM at St. Ignatius Catholic Church - Chapel Point, 8855 Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677. Interment to follow at the church cemetery.
Memorials to Knights of Columbus.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Gross, Jill MacDougall
Birth: 1959-08-20 in Dover, Delaware
|Jill MacDougall Gross, 54, of Beverly Hills, Fla., went home to be with her Lord Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, while under the care of Hospice of Citrus County, Lecanto. |
She was born in Dover, Del., Aug. 20, 1959, and worked in administration and accounting. Jill arrived in this area in 2011, coming from St. Mary's County in Maryland, and attended Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church.
She enjoyed logic puzzles, reading, the VT Hokies, the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Lions, and loved her dog, Zoe and granddog, Rebel.
Survivors include her parents, Hugh and Barbara MacDougall of Florida; her spouse, Randy Gross of St. Mary's; one son, Tim Gross of St. Mary's; one daughter, Kelsey (Patrick) Howland of Kentucky; one brother, Jeffrey (Nancy) MacDougall of Florida; one niece, Morgan and one nephew, Ryan.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Citrus County, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, or the Fisher House Foundation.
A memorial will be held on Sept 28, 2013 at the Patuxent Presbyterian Church in California, MD at 11am.
|Edwards, Lois Sharon
Birth: 1948-01-22 in Washington, D.C.
|Lois Sharon Edwards (Sherry, aka Grandma), 65, of Mechanicsville, MD and formerly of Morningside, MD passed away on September 10, 2013 at her residence. She was born on January 22, 1948 in Washington, DC, daughter of Doctor Marvin Green of Washington, DC and the late Geraldine Lois (Mulvey) Green.|
Sherry worked for Wentworth Nursery and though she didn't have a "green thumb", she enjoyed working in her yard. Sherry enjoyed spending time with her family, especially the grandchildren, going to yard sales, the beach, and doing anything that involved being in or near the water.
In addition to her mom, Sherry was predeceased by one her sons, Steven Michael Edwards; and one of her brothers, Ned Newman.
Sherry is survived by her husband of 47 years, Stanley R. Edwards; her dad, Doctor Marvin Green; her son, Stanley Richard Edwards (Becky); brothers, Larry Newman (Brenda) and Rick Newman (Linda); sisters, Sandy Rosemond (William) and Dianne Rison; mother-in-law, Charlotte Edwards; sister-in-law, Maria Newman; 4 grandchildren, Ashley, Casey, Krystal, and Stanley; 5 great grandchildren, Lexy, Alyssa, Anthony, Haleigh, and Mark; and her pet "Chevy".
Family and friends will be received for Sherry's Life Celebration on Friday, September 13, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. A Service will begin at 7:00 PM at the funeral home on Friday. Pastor Dennis Gilkin will officiate.
In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made in Sherry's memory to Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, 29449 Charlotte Hall Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.
Arrangements provided by Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home.
|Carter, Melba Tabitha
Birth: 1921-06-22 in Coeburn, Virginia
|Melba Tabitha Carter, 92, of Valley Lee, MD passed away at her residence. Born on June 22, 1921 in Coeburn, VA she was the daughter of the late Samuel Patton and Nancy Myrtle Sluss Sexton. |
Melba was the loving wife of the late William Henry Carter, who passed away in 1974.
Melba is survived by her children; Doylus Carter of Richwood, WV, Ray Carter, Roy Carter, Nelson Carter, Ronnie Carter, Donnie Carter, Lucy Hammett, Harvey Carter, of Valley Lee, MD, Bobby Carter of Hollywood, MD, Gene Stiffler of California, MD, and David Carter of Callaway, MD. Melba is also survived by her siblings; Doyle Sexton, Dolph Sexton, Oma Sexton, Roxie Gibson, Annie Sexton, Edith Finch, Lula Finch, Gene Knott, and Goldie Knott all of Coeburn, VA.
Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her children; Janice Freeman, Nancy Norris and Inez Williams.
Melba was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s county, MD and worked as a homemaker.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM with prayers recited at 3:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:00AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD with Father Greg Syler officiating. Interment will follow in the Hollywood Church of the Nazarene Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and/or St. Georges Episcopal Church P.O. Box 30 Valley Lee, MD 20692.
Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A.
|Vinson, Alexander Lackey, II
Birth: 1931-02-02 in Louisa, Kentucky
|Senior Chief Petty Officer Alexander Lackey Vinson, II, USN (Ret), 82, of California, MD and formerly of Louisa, KY passed away peacefully on September 10, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, MD, after fighting various different illnesses. Al, also known as Alex, was born on February 2, 1931 in Louisa, KY, son of the late Alexander Vinson and the late Mexie Carey Johns Vinson.|
Al proudly served in the United States Navy for 28 Years and retired in 1978 as a Senior Chief. He also was employed by the Federal Government until his retirement in 1997 with NAWC-AD. Al then took a short stint away from military and worked as a limo driver. But his military roots were deep and he returned to work with Titan/Semcor for 6 years where he finally retired to enjoy his time with his family and friends.
Al was a member of the VFW and National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFEA). Al enjoyed his traveling while in the Navy but once stationed at Patuxent Naval Air Station he decided this is where he wanted to make a home. He loved sharing his experiences on ships and aircraft with his greatest love being aircraft.
Al was an avid Redskins fan, loved to garden, and cherished his memories of the time he spent growing up on a farm. He touched the lives and hearts of all his friends and family whom he loved dearly and he will be greatly missed.
Al is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Sara Frances "Fran" (Bailey) Vinson; 'son that he never had' Rick (Beth) Sandidge; daughter, Valerie Hibbard; step children, Larry (Denise) and Kenny Shlemon; sister, Juanita Vinson Adams; nephew, Olin L Adams, III and by many step grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is also survived by brother in laws, Bob and Richard (Ann) Bailey and sister in laws, Elizabeth Bryant and Mary (Frank) Hart.
Al was preceded in death by his daughter, Cathy Vinson.
Family and friends will celebrate Al's life on Saturday, September 21 at 1:00 PM at VFW Post 2632 located at 23282 Three Notch Road, California, MD. A private burial will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Alexander Vinson's memory to: NAS Patuxent River VFW Post 2632, 23282 Three Notch Road, PO Box 86, California, MD 20619.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.
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