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|Abercrumbie, Willie Ray
Birth: 1942-02-21 in Rector, Arkansas
|Willie Ray Abercrumbie, aged 71, passed away quietly December 8, 2013, surrounded by friends at the Mandrin Hospice House in Harwood, MD. |
A longtime resident of Chesapeake Beach, Willie, also known as Bill, was a retired US Park Policeman having served in Washington, DC and Sandy Hook, NJ.
After retirement, Willie was active for 36 years in the Bill Wilson community serving as a beloved sponsor to many; he tutored four “stepchildren” with their college studies, and he served as caretaker for his neighbors and friends.
Born in Rector, AR on February 21, 1942 to the late John and Gertie Ballard Abercrumbie, he graduated from Kennett, MO High School, where he played 4 years of basketball.
He proudly served with the 29th Signal Battalion, US Army, in France from 1960 to 1963 as a Communications Specialist attaining the rank of Sergeant E-5.
Willie is survived by sisters, Genece (Jack) Lance of Kennett, MO and Joyce Neely of Seneath, MO; nephew, Greg (Debbie) Lance of Eden Prairie, MN and nieces, Susan (Ronnie) Abmeyer and Patti (Paul) Jones, both of Seneath MO.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Bryant, Nellie Louise
|Nellie Louise Bryant of Bryantown, MD died on December 8, 2013 at Southern MD Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. She was 68 years old.|
Nellie was a self-employed Home Health Care Aide for 50 years.
Friends received on Friday, December 13, 2013 from 10AM until time of Funeral Service at 12PM at Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646 Burial to follow at St. Peter's Catholic Church Cemetery in Waldorf, MD.
Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Richards, James Carlyle
|James “Carlyle” “JC” Richards of Charlotte Hall, MD died on December 8, 2013 at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick, MD. He was 80 years old.|
Mr. Richards was a self-employed entrepreneur and a Veteran of the United States Army. He was also a member the Elks and the Moose Lodge. He ran the Candice Thomas Liver Transplant Fundraiser and was involved in many other fundraisers to help support needy causes.
He was the son of the late James Clinton Richards and the late Margaret Virginia Adams Richards. He was also predeceased by his son, Dennis C. Richards; his daughter, Linda Padgett; and his brother, Herbert Leroy Richards.
He is survived by the mother of his children, Ruth Ann; his son, James M. Richards and his wife Elizabeth; his daughters, Darlene Gilroy, Deborah Hamilton and her husband Thomas, Lisa Richards, Tammy Burgess and her husband Timothy, and Tamara Clements; and his brothers, Robert Earl Richards, Joseph Clyde Richards, and Jerry Wayne Richards. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Friends received on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 2-4PM and 6-8PM and where a Funeral Service will be on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 10AM at Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. Interment to follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Waldorf, MD.
Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Brown, Yolande Dixie
|Yolande "Dixie" Brown of Bryans Road, Maryland was reunited with her sole-mate on December 8, 2012 and now they can forever hold hands and show affection towards each other. She was 88 years old.|
As a Navy wife, she made many friends around the world with whom she kept in contact with. She loved to travel, play bingo and go to Atlantic City. She was not known for her cooking but she could bake with the best of them. Dixie was known throughout Charles County for her 30 plus years as a volunteer of Hospice of Charles County.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Demers of Methuen, Massachusetts; her husband of 68 years, John H. Brown; her sister Jackie; her brothers Donald Demers, Ronald Demers and Richard Tracy.
She is survived by her two sons Eugene Buddy Brown and his wife Sandra, Walter "Bucky" Brown and his wife Cindy; her one daughter Margaret Hamrick and her husband David; her three sisters
Marie Carter, Vi Roy and Jean Longton; her one brother Ray Demers; nine grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Visitation on Monday, December 16, 2013 from 10AM until time of Mass at 11AM at the St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church 30 Mattingly Avenue Indian Head, MD 20640.
A private interment will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Charles County, 2505 Davis Road Waldorf, MD 20603.
Arrangements by Raymond Funeral Service, P.A.
|Brown, Vivian Sarah
Birth: 1932-09-23 in Huntingtown, Maryland
|Vivian Sarah Brown known as "VivMa", was born to the late Houston and Magnolia Jones, on September 23, 1932, in Huntingtown, Maryland, where she resided all of her life.|
Vivian received her education in Calvert County Public Schools; she graduated from W. S. Brooks High School. She began her career working as a bus driver and a Instructional Assistant for Calvert County Public Schools and as a bank teller for Maryland National Bank. After completing these jobs she began her next career as a housing counselor; she advanced to the position of Housing Counseling Supervisor and eventually became Deputy Director of the Housing Division, where she retired after 18 years.
Vivian loved all seasons of the year; she would do a lot of the gardening at home and at the church. She loved to decorate her home for all seasons, but especially during Christmas and Easter time. Her hobbies included loving God, cooking, eating, shopping and spending weekends with her children. She was known for her famous "Sock-It -To-Me Cake". Baking was a stress reliever for her; she loved it.
She later met and married the love of her life William McKinley "Chick" Brown on October 29, 1953. From that union there were four children.
She loved God and helping her fellow man. Her motto, was "If I can help somebody as I travel along the way, then my living will not be in vain" and, she lived that life. She received her Christian nurturing at an early age, at Plum Point Church. She continued her nurturing after her union to Chick at Patuxent Church. She was a loyal member and served in many capacities, including the United Methodist Women, Senior Choir, Administrative Council, Kitchen Committee, Homecoming Chair Person and the gardener for her church. As an extension of her Christian service, she was a Notary Public serving the church and the community.
Vivian was preceded in death by: her parents, Houston and Magnolia Jones; Stepfather, George Briscoe; Sister, Dorothy Jones; Brother, Sydney Jones and daughter-in-law, Hattie Brown.
Vivian leaves to mourn and cherish her memory: her loving children, William "Michael" (Robin), Larry (Lynne), Alma (Oliver), and Rodney (Ann.); One granddaughter, Kyrstin (Wayne); five grandsons, Jermaine, Dion (Tamara), Nicholas, Jereme, and Kris; Seven great granddaughters, Tiaria, Kiara, Kalia, Eden, Johanna, Angel, and Kayla; Seven great grandsons, Marcus, Dion Jr., Nick Jr., Devon, Noah, Jonah, and Kris Jr.; One brother-in-law, Joe Brown (Glenda); four sisters-in-law, Ethel (Sydney deceased), Irene (James deceased), Kizzie and Willie Mae (Irving); Four brothers, Vernon Sr., (Sylvia), George (Clara), Carroll (Gloria), and Leslie (Marie deceased); One adopted daughter, Brenda Savoy; One adopted son, Melvin Johnson; One goddaughter, Navonne Coates; Special friends, Delores Howe, Thelma Johnson, Ruby and Zara Jones and The Thomas Family. Vivian had a host of nephews, nieces, relatives, and community of neighbors, and friends who loved her dearly. There are many more, just too numerous to name.
Arrangements provided by Sewell Funeral Home.
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