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Swope, Connie Sue
Birth: Thursday, May 13, 1948
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the age of 68
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Connie Sue Swope, 68, of La Plata, Maryland died July 28, 2016. She was the daughter of Ernest Raymond Moore and Emma M. Davis Moore and was married to Larry Swope.

Connie was an office manager/owner of Swope & Sons Air Conditioning.

Friends received on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 2PM until time of Memorial Service at 3PM at Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, Maryland 20646. Interment will be private. Donations in Connie's name are requested to Lifelong Learning Center in Waldorf, Maryland. Arrangements by Raymond Funeral Service.

Gragan, Lathan Walter
Birth: Sunday, November 27, 1932 in Chaptico, Maryland
Residence: Chaptico, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the age of 83
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 in the Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, Maryland
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Lathan Walter Gragan, 83, of Chaptico, MD passed away on July 27, 2016. Born on November 27, 1932 in Chaptico, MD he was the son the late James Walter and Anna Marie Hill Gragan. He was the husband of Mary Virginia Vallandingham Gragan whom he married on July 4, 1955 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bushwood, MD.

He is survived by his sister Millie Norris of Hollywood, MD. He was preceded in death by his siblings: Bernadette Dingee, Elwood Gragan, Annabelle Copsey, Dorothy Vallandingham, Shirley Huntington, and Nancy Miedzinski.

The family will received friends on Monday August 1, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday August 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, Chaptico, MD with Father Charles Gallagher officiating. Interment will follow in Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery, Helen, MD.

Pallbearers will be: Danny Vallandingham, Tommy Vallandingham, Marion Vallandingham, Bert Vallandingham, Joe Vallandingham, and Jimmy Hill. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Stevie Gragan, Gary Hill, Jerry Norris, and Bosey Farrell. Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A. Leonardtown, MD

Wester, David Wayne
Birth: Sunday, May 21, 1972 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
Residence: Prince Frederick, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the age of 44
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David Wayne Wester, 44, of Prince Frederick passed away July 27, 2016. He was born May 21, 1972 in Prince Frederick to Artis Earl, Jr. and Deborah Jean (Hardesty) Wester. David was raised in Owings and graduated from Northern High School in 1990. He was employed as a master plumber with his family business, Wester's Plumbing and Heating for 26 years.

David married Donna M. Hayes on December 27, 2007 in Prince Frederick and they lived on Hunting Creek Farm in Huntingtown before moving back to Prince Frederick.

In his leisure time David enjoyed hunting, fishing and fur trapping with his dad. He also enjoyed talking with people, hanging out at the boat dock, watching old TV shows and spending time with his family, especially his son David Wayne Jr. David was a hardworking man who harvested off the land and was the salt of the Earth in Southern Maryland.

David is survived by his wife Dona M. Hayes-Wester, son David Wayne Wester, Jr. and stepson Bilal "Billy" Khan. He is also survived by his parents Artis Earl, Jr. and Deborah Jean Wester, sister Donna Sue Wester and dear friend Mary Ann Harms, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. David was preceded in death by his grandparents and dear friend John Harms.

Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.

Swann, Joseph Allen
Birth: Thursday, March 15, 1945 in Prince Frederick, Maryland
Residence: Owings, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the age of 71
Laid to Rest: in the Lower Marlboro U.M.C. Cemetery, Owings, Maryland
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Joseph Allen "Sambo" Swann, 71, of Owings passed away July 26, 2016 at Washington Hospital Center. He was born March 15, 1945 in Prince Frederick to Joseph Samuel and Ethel Adelaide (Ward) Swann.

Sambo was a fifth generation Calvert County farmer with his uncle Bid, nephew Jody and son Joe-Sam. He was a lifelong advocate for land preservation, wildlife conservation and protection of the Chesapeake watershed. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Sambo is survived by his wife Patricia B. Swann, sons Eric A. Swann, Joe-Sam C. Swann and wife Kelly, all of Owings and Sunderland F. "Sonny" Swann and wife Jacquelyn of Leesburg, VA. Also surviving are his brother Gerald W. Swann and wife Margaret of Grasonville, MD and grandchildren Maddie, Henry, Will, Thomas, Ben, Keller and Landon Swann.

For a tribute to Sambo's life, go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_0oF4m71to&sns=em. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.

Baker, Anna Louise
Birth: Monday, October 09, 1933 in Budds Creek, Maryland
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the age of 82
Laid to Rest: Thursday, August 04, 2016 in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, Maryland
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Anna Louise Baker, "Mama," 82, of Leonardtown, MD quietly departed this life July 26, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Anna was born on October 9, 1933 in Budds Creek, MD to the late Andrew Sylvester Bush and Bernadine E. Fenwick.

Anna received her education in St. Mary's County Public School system. She married the loved of her life, the late George French Baker, Sr. They were blessed with 12 children, and three step children, which she loved and treated as her own.

She was employed by St. Mary's Academy for several years. She stopped working to take care of her family, including her brothers and sisters. She loved to cook, and was known for preparing delicious meals, including stuffed ham, yams, potato salad, and yeast biscuits. She was devoted to the Lord and practicing her faith. She spent many hours involved in church activities and retreats.

She enjoyed shopping, with her favorite pastime being shopping at the local thrift stores and the Family Dollar store, to spend her last dollar. Her favorite television shows were, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy and QVC, and you better not change her channel or she would immediately tell you to turn it back in her quiet, mean voice. Her greatest love was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, who could do no wrong.

Anna leaves to cherish her loving children: Tilda Mae Foster, Shirley A. Bush, Anna M. Davis (Ronald), Angela D. Thomas (Marshall), Tonya P. Baker, Sharon R. Ball, (James), Bernice B. Courtney (James), George F. Baker, Jr., Joseph I. Baker (Ernestine), Francis D. Baker (Gogia), Andrew S. Baker (Monica), Patricia M. Tyer (DeSales), George R. Reeves (Althea); her siblings: Della Smith, Pauline Bush, Clarise Young, Benny Bush, Margaret Moore, George Bush, Clarence Bush, John Bush, Tommy Bush, Leroy Bush, and Cleveland Fenwick; 46 grandchildren; sister-in-law, Dorothy Baker; a brother-in-law, David Baker; 34 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, George French Baker, Sr., her daughter, Ethel Baker; her son, Reginald A. Reeves; and her siblings, James A. Bush, Martha M. Carter, Helen J. Cole, and Arline Bush.

Family will receive friends for Anna's Life Celebration on Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 11:00 to 12:00 p.m., with a Funeral Service celebrated by Bishop Daniel Jones of St. Matthews Free Gospel Church at 12:00 p.m., at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

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