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|Barnett, Ruth Leona
Birth: 1927-10-23 in Capitol Heights, Maryland
|Ruth Leona Barnett, 86, passed away on November 10, 2013 at her daughters home in Lusby, MD. She was born on October 23, 1927 in Capitol Heights, MD to the late Lester Abbott and Florence Ziegler Abbott. |
She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Emory Wayland Barnett who died in 1996, her daughter Florence D. Smith, her sister Florence C. Miller and her brothers Jackie Messineo and William E. (Butch) Morgan.
Ruth is survived by her children, Ruth E. McDonald of Davidsonville, MD, Robert E. (Bobby) Barnett of Prince Frederick, MD, Vicky A. Richardson and Marsha E. Henrich both of Lusby, MD and our brother from another mother and father Eric Miller of WV; grandchildren, Kim L. Curtis, Eric S. McDonald, Ronald W. (Ron Ron) Richardson, Ginger K. Manifold and Jeanette N. (Nikki) Smith; great grandchildren, Kenneth (Little Kenny) Bryant, Diane (Dee)Bryant, Meaghan R. McDonald, Scot Tarut, Laura C. Richardson, Sean A. Manifold, Jessica R. Richardson, Danielle R (Danni) McDonald, Christian T. Manifold, Cameron J. Richardson, Jamie C. Proper and Katie M. Proper; great-great grandchildren, Kam Ron S. Bryant, Karizmah F. Smith, Samahya Thomas, Kobe S. Bryant, Traemari N. W. Brooks and Dennis Jr. Thomas; siblings, Georgia L. Miles of N. C., Kenneth V. Messineo of Suitland, MD and Shirley A. Patrick of N. C.
There was always one thing about our mother Ruth, she always found good in everyone, no matter who you were. She would always say never judge a book by its cover. She will always be missed by her loving family and many dear friends.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 17, 2013 from2- 6 PM in the Rausch Funeral Home, 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD, where a service celebrating her life will be held on Monday, November 18 at 11:00 AM with Calvert Hospice Chaplain Gerry Headley officiating. Interment will follow in Ft. Lincoln Cemetery, Bladensburg, MD.
Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made in Ruth’s memory to Calvert Hospice, P. O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 (donations are encouraged to be made online at www.calverthospice.org) or to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301 www.dav.org.
Arrangements were handled by the Rausch Funeral Home, Lusby, MD.
|Bello, Kathlen Burgess
Birth: 1951-09-16 in Washington, D.C.
|Kathleen Burgess Bello of La Plata, MD, formerly of Forestville, MD, died on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at her residence. She was 62 years old. Born on September 16, 1951 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Alma and John Burgess. |
Mrs. Bello was a dedicated worker for Tribles as a call center supervisor and was very good at her job. She was a loving mother and grandmother who was great at giving good advice. She was a good friend and had a great sense of humor. She was of the Catholic faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son Jeb Bello; her sister Alma “Sis” Todd; and her brother Raymond Burgess.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Joseph Bello; her son Rob Bello; her grandson Ethan Bello; her brothers John Burgess, Robert Burgess, William Burgess, Thomas Burgess and Daniel Burgess; also by 18 nieces and nephews, 24 great nieces and nephews, 6 great-great nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Visitation on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 2-4PM and from 6-8PM with a Rosary at 7PM at the Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue La Plata, MD 20646 and where Funeral Service will be held at 10AM on Thursday, November 14, 2013. Interment to follow at Fort Lincoln Cemetery in Brentwood, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Charles County, 2505 Davis Road Waldorf, MD 20603. Arrangements provided by Raymond Funeral Service.
|Eaton, Minerva Gertrude
Birth: 1941-12-24 in St. Mary’s County, Maryland
|Minerva Gertrude Eaton, 71 of Hollywood, MD, passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2013. On December 24, 1941, Minerva Gertrude Eaton was born to the late James Virgil Swales Sr. and Mary Ella (Barnes) Swales in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. There she was raised as a Christian and completed her education in the St. Mary’s County school system. |
Minerva was married for 52 years to Marvin Gray Eaton Sr., who affectionately called her “Tootsie.” From that union four children were born whom she loved dearly. She was a good mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. Minerva often welcomed her home to those who had need. She retired with thirty-five years of service from Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC.
Minerva had a love for home decor and would often browse through magazines and model homes for ideas. Studying the Bible, shopping and traveling with her husband and family was her most favored past times. She also enjoyed cooking for the family and friends.
Minerva joined From the Church Ministries in 2008. She served in the Physical Stewardship Ministry until her illness progressed. Despite her personal battles, she never stopped caring for others.
Minerva is preceded in death by her parents the late James Virgil Swales Sr. and Mary Ella (Barnes) Swales, her sister Agnes Rosetta (Swales) Stewart, brothers James Virgil Swales Jr., Joseph Aloysius Swales and James Franklyn Truman Swales.
She is survived by her husband Marvin Gray Eaton Sr., her children, Tisa husband (Curtis), Jacqueline, Kimberly husband (Artie), Marvin Jr., wife (Chirleen); three brothers Philip Ignatius Swales, John Benedict Swales, James Francis Swales; seven grandchildren Faletra, Danitra husband (Giovanni), Nicole, DaiJanae, Carl, Jeremiah and Eboni; great grandson Mathias; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Family will unite with friends on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 for viewing and visitation at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at From the Heart Church Ministries, 4949 Allentown Road, Suitland, MD. Immediately following the service, family invite friends for fellowship at a repast at the church. After the repast, interment will follow at Old St. Aloysius Church Cemetery, Cemetery Road (off of Rt. 245), Leonardtown, MD, St. Mary’s County.
Arrangements by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, Mechanicsville, MD.
|Winstead, Wilhelmina Dorothy
Birth: 1920-04-07 in Suitland, Maryland
|Wilhelmina “Billie” Barr Gwynn Winstead, of Saint Leonard, Maryland, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family November 9, 2013. |
Born April 7,1920 in Suitland, Maryland to Dorothy von Osterman and James Barr and raised by her grandparents, Wilhelmina Fritz and George von Osterman, she graduated from Surrattsville High School (she was the last living member of the 1937 Class) and Strayer College where she was a member of Sigma Eta Sigma Honor Society.
During World War II, she served her country by working at the War Department. She later was bookkeeper for Clinton Motor Co, a family automotive business and then founded her own corporation, Clinton Business Services. Billie was very active in the community as a 4-H leader for 11 years, President of Surrattsville P.T.A., Voice of Prince George’s Toastmasters Club and Surratt Stage Door Theater group. She also volunteered at the Surratt House.
She spent most of her life in Clinton, Maryland raising her family and her summers in Calvert County at her beloved Island Creek home. She was known as “Billie“ by her friends and “Big Momma“ by her family. Later in her life, she spent winters in Ormond Beach, Florida. Billie had many dear friends and spent many a day playing bridge, fishing and socializing. Each and every summer, however, she returned home to Maryland to open the Riverhouse for her family and friends creating a life time of great memories for all concerned.
Billie was predeceased by husband, William R (Jack) Gwynn and Luther V. Winstead, her son Bill Gwynn and her companion of 28 years Arthur Owisanny.
She is survived by beloved daughters Jackie Ball, husband Jess, Bette Gilbert and Gay Gwynn and beloved step-daughters Eleanor Ellison and Mary Avis Mc Laughlin. Her two grandchildren Jay Ball and Jamie Bohne-Richardson and her husband, Gex Richardson, gave her four great-grandchildren Edward “TJ” Bohne, Connor Richardson, Alexandra “Ali” Bohne and Colton Richardson.
We will be honoring “Billie” at Rausch Funeral Home on Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD Thursday November 14, 2013 from 1:00p.m.-4:00p.m. The hour of service, in the Funeral Home will start at 11:00 a.m. on Friday November 15. Followed by an open house at her daughter Jackie’s house. The Burial will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Suitland, Maryland on Saturday November 16th at 10:00 am.
Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.
|Thompson, Juanita Teresa
|Thompson, Juanita Teresa (Age 62) of Lexington Park, Maryland.|
Juanita Teresa Thompson, affectionately known to family and friends as Weesie, transitioned to eternal life on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the St. Mary’s Med Star Hospice House in Callaway, Maryland.
Juanita is survived by her daughters, Pamela Key, Shirley Thompson and Queen Champion; sons-in-law, Michael Key, Sr., George Brooks and Maurice Bowman, Sr.; fourteen grandchildren, five great grandchildren, sisters, Mary Kay Thompson and Corrina Thompson, one brother, Thomas Proctor and a host of relatives and friends.
Viewing, 10am until time of Service, 11am, Saturday, November 16, 2013 in the Chapel of Thornton Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, Maryland. Interment, Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, Maryland.
Arrangements provided by Thornton Funeral Home.
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